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   Charleston Daily Mail (Newspaper) - February 11, 1923, Charleston, West Virginia                             SNOW Snow Sunday; Monday Cloudy KBWSGBA-VFEUB! COJOO COLOR SBCTIOJiS VOLUME' LXXVI. 2VOT AFRAID TO PltlNT THE NEWS CHARLESTON, W. VA., SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 11, 1923. CEASED WIREOF THIS UNITED PRESS PRICE 5 CENTS ILL TOM. 112 Doubtful if Any of 60 Men Still Entombed Are Alive, States Coroner Asks For Divorce ODIES BROUGHT UP, 39 Thirteen More Have Been Locat- ed Under Grund; Investi- gation is Under Way J5DAWSON, N. M. Feb. lour bodies had been brought out of Bawsort mine number 1 tonight fol- lowing the mine disaster of Thursday -w-hlch entombed 122 miners. Grave diggers in the cemetery of tha Phelpsi-Dodge corporation, own- ers of the mine, had completed nearly 100 graves. The bodies will be burled In two rows, shoulder to shoulder. "DAWHON, N. M., Feb. hundred and twelve miner's have per- ished in Bawson mine No. 1. This the belief here tonight aa weary rescue workers frantically ploughed through debris in the mine tunnels, far beneath the ground, In search of sAoro victims of New Mexico's seconc gi-eatost mine disaster when 122 were entombed by a terrific explosion, in the Phelpb-Dodge corporation's num- ber 1 nnno Thursday afternoon. Two of tho men, Charles Kanta and Felinl walked out of the death tunnel uninjured after waiting 16 houra for fresh air to be pumped Into the shaft and cheating death by wrapping their water-soaked sweaters ttbout their heads to combat the gases that followed the blast. Sixty Not Tct Fonnd Tonight. SO bodies had been brough to tho surface and 13 more had been located In the mine. Hope was prac 'tloally abandoned that any of the re naaining SO would be- recovered alive. "It is more than doubtful that any xjctnaln alive in the Judge T. Klnney, coroner, to-ld the United Press.. "The 60'men in the shaft have baen there 48 ho said, "and the chances are- mighty slim that any of them are living." JClnney said the amazing escape of Kantal and Martini probably was due to- the iact that they were a consid- erable   clouted the ,yery agency that they set, up to protect the treasury, he holds. Thp president may ask the next con- gress to pass the Madden resolution Jiving him power to veto part of the _ Q _._______ 4-1-.-, ini-1 IT Is Closed To Foreign War Vessels CONSTANTINOPLE, Feb. bill and approve the remainder. If Turks tonight closed Ismid Harbor he had that'power, he would veto the foreign warships and announced river and harbor item, he has told tnat all lighthouses on the Gulf of INSTATES, WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. Judge Martin A. Knapp. of the circuit court of aopeals, died here early today. ON WAY WITH ALQU1N LOS ANGELES, Cal... Feb Chief of Police Oaks, with "little Phil" intestinal disorder but successful. opera- neither was Alquin in custody, is duo arrive here Sunday night. Herbert and Fer- nandlno Uribe are due to be released either at that time or Monday morn- ing. y State Road Commission Issues List of Commonwealths Impos- ing Tariff on Gasoline In view of tho proposal to place a tax of one cent the galion-on gasoline sold in Virginia, the state road commission has ascertained the amount of revenue', derived in states where such a. tax is in effect. In most of tlie states the tax. is one cent the gallon. Here is what the tax raised in those states from 'January 1, 1922, to Constable, His Wife, and Three Others Alleged to Have Had Whiskey Ben Childress, constable in the court of Magistrate C. K. Jarrett, was ar- rested yesterday county officers with possessing moonshine July 1, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, 4; Con- necticut (yearly reports give Florida, Kentucky. 549.97; Louisiana, 5220.000; Mississip- pi, Montana, New Mexico, North Caro-j charged liquor. With, Childress were taken wife, Myrtle, and Wyatt Pridemore, 13. A. Eastwood and W. M. Miller. The last three were visiting at Childress' home, 203 Clendenin street, when the officers made their raid. The officers say that four pints of whiskey were found in the posses- 11VC1 uliu. 4-4rtY, callers, and approve the application for general support of the war de- partment. Discoverer of X-ray Is Dead in Munich Aged 78 _ 3 MUNICH. Feb. Wm. Conrad Roentgen, discoverer of the XX-ray, died here today at the age of years. Professor Roentgen was born 111 Lennep, Prussia, and was educated in Holland and Switzerland. His discovery of the X-ray. for which he was chiefly was mirely accidental. While he waa working with a high- ly exhausted vacuum tube, he first discovered the ray and found it had the power of passing .through objects which are ordinarily opaque. Prison Sentences Upheld For Cleveland Speeders CLEVELAND, O., -Feb. sentences for Cleveland speeders were upheld by the court of appeals here todav. The jail sentences are pro- vided for in a new city ordinance. The ruling was the result of a test Ismid will be extinguished. The Turks detained today, but stibr sequently released, French and Italian colliers which were taking 'on coal In the Black sea port of. Sharakle. EXTENDED! MARCH 15; sion of Wyatt Mrs. Childress Report Denied By Secretary to Governor in Telegram to United Press LOS ANGELES, Feb. Ips, Los Angeles "hammer mur- is not imprisoned in the Chihuhua stuto prison; according to a telegram received tonight by tho United press from Jose I'erez, privsiso secretary to tho governor of tho pri- the assertion oC federal immigration otii- Memheri! Quota club, recently doubt due to old fogyism or old- orsanizea'by local-business and Cessional women, are very much per- turbed over the suggestion that they 1 might in an emergency sell kisaes to raise funds to finance the club. And they are inoro perturbed over the fur- ther suggestion that some ot them might give kisses free. aroused tho wrath of tho members, .or at least What fi-mini no club prison gov- Perez.'s re- press wired tho ernor for confirmation. ply, to the United Press telegram fol- telegram to the governor rc- covsd Clara Phillips Is not in tuit Lee the board oC who met yes- leril'-iy wan n paragraph in the Weekly Roar, 'publication oC the Lions club. Tho paragraph, which does not ex- press the'bplnlbn ot the club mym- uership. H was-.said, did pspress the fr-i'liog that the Woman's club and tho Professional Woman's club will be a creator influence'Cor good than i-.su. eKorulsod by the Quota even though they succeed in establishing a large membership. "Our feelings on tho matter are no fashioness but we can't help the Boar said. "However, if other things go well, and it is the finances of club that might cause worri- lina Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington, Maryland placed a gasoline tax in effect June 1, 1922. Pridemore and that while trying hastily to dispose oC a half gallon- of liquor inadvertently handed It .to Deputy Sheriff Canterbury, who with Deputy Kmery Todd, La.d and .C5wen Whit tiiiKton made the raid.- The five gave bond of ?500 ea.ch DEBT SETTLEMENT to appear next week. at a preliminary hearing case filed by a man convicted in municipal court of speeding. and sentenced to five days in jail. The court of appeals held that munici- palities are empowered to deal with traffic violations beyond the state law. The court also held that the city ordinance, although providing more severe punishment than the state law, was constitutional. Delay in Production of Plates Makes Necessary Another Date BIG Bl-WEEKLY PAYROLL WARREN, Ohio, Feb. three steel mills today paid employees the largest bi-weekly payroll since before the war. All mills report orders ahead to keep them running Another extension of Hme In -which 1922 West Virginia automobile license tags will be recognized was announ- ced late yesterday. The- time weta extended from February 15 to March 15. The extension was made nscea- sary by delay In production of tho' tags. In making the announcement tae commission requested that all appliea1- tions be filed as soon as possible aa the tags will be mailed out in the order in which they are received. Twenty-five thousand pairs of platef are being mailed from Charleston and sets are being sent out daUy from Prunytown where the tags ar< made. The total amount collected from automobile licenses, and operators' and chauffeurs' permits in tha calen- dar year 1922 was the commission announced yesterday. In 3031 it was 'There were, 101 301 pleasure cars in .1922 and tlley compared with. in paid which paid full time until June. New Viscount to Take U. S. Girl Along When He Starts England to Assume Title Permits and licenses granted in 1922 totalled compared with. in 1921.' A corresponding in- crease is expected in 1923. M ASSOCIATION TO MEET IN IS SftlE Measure Becomes Entangled In Fierce Fight Over the Ship- ping Bill WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. Ot tllQ ijiu u nj.u.1. t, i. 'i BritiSll '.10 DT. ht-l L t ment, that can be more easily remc- today into tho senates jegisiauiB died than in a male club. The mem- -whirlpool, to take its chances olget- bers can sell kisses to ra.ls% but even then there is always some tnroush. While tho opposition to it" was relatively uo greater than in tho house, where it. passed late ycs- tcrclav SOI to 44, the measure has becoine entangled in the fierce arid vindictive tight- on the ship subsidy As administration forces wero lined through the filibuster danger of aome them free." When th'o directors sisters bootlegging of tho Quota club met yesterday. Miss'Bess Pear- son, president, produced a copy of the Lions' Roar and had the para- graph road. The reading provoked discussion in which the Hoar was criti- cised by airs. Catherine Stcen, Miss Julia Dohorty, Mrs. Lilla Goshorn and others. It. was strongly denied that members of tho club ever would re- sort to polling kisses, or that they would booting- them. The mailer, it was hidifiitcd, would- be brought up at the Quota olub meeting Monday noon. up to break _ that barred the way to a final vote on ship subsidy, tho senate finance committee today took, up tlio debt bill as it. passed the house, henatot- Smoot and Secretary of the Treasury Mellon were to he hoard concerning tho terms settlement. NEW "VOKK, Feb. Mabel Gray, of New-York, is to'be the next American girl to obtain a British title. Announcement was made today her engagement to Viscount Bxmouth, who until recently was Professor Er- nest Pellew, plain American citizen. Professor Fellow, wlm gained the right "to the title on the death of his father In Washington last Sunday, will uo to Ki.gla.nd shortly to have his rank confirmed and take his seat in the house of lords. He will take his brirlo with him. When Miss Gray, who !s tha daugh- ter of the late Richard .Gray, formerly general traffic manager of the South- t-rn Pacific railroad in California., be- cairio engaged to tho viacouut, she hail no idea sho would "marry a title. At time of the engagement tho title Then his son. Prof. Charles Ernest Pellew, formerly of Columbia university, became viscount, and Miss Gray, his fiancee, learned that she wa.s fated to be a noblewoman of Eng- land. "Wo met when we were both mem- bers oC the Columbia University Cho- ral said Miss Gray. "Wo. had no whirlwind courtship or anything of that kind. About six months ago, we became engaged. I. had no thought of the title. The tltlo just dropped out of a clear sky. I am an old-fashioned woman who Is content merely to b'e her husband's wife." Miss Gray said she had no Idea of what the social or other duties of a viscountess might be. She has lived in New York during the last 18 years, and knows nothing about life in Bng- National Organization Will Hold Annual Convention at White Sulphur Springs iiolrl hv a vouncr and _ hero wae, no o'C tho Amori- lanJ. Her brother, James can' branch oJ illo family getting it. I Is an engineer oj the United R. Gray. States Mra. West Virginia will entertain the 1923 convention of tho National Tax association, it was announced last night by W. S. Hallanan, state tax commissioner.- Mr.: Hal Ian an day received word from A. T. Hol- ccmb secretary of tho association, ?hf association, that, the executive committee had decided to .accept the extended to the body by Mr Hallanan' at the 1922 meeting at will be held at White Sulphur Springs in September.- n win bring to. West IVrglnla between "50 and 300 ofCicials, .political economists and students ot taxation in the United States and Canada, Mr. Hallanan said. V,   

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