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Wichita Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 24, 1921, Wichita Falls, Texas THE WEATHER Full tut lair temperature IB la 10 Bandar rising EDITION VOLUME XV PRICE NO MORE WICHITA FALLS TEXAS SATURDAY DECEMBER 24 1921 WAVE OF CRIME SWEEPS CHICAGO I BRITAIN IS PAPERS COMMENT AT LENGTH ON SPEECH OF LORD LEE OF FAREHAM GENERAL OPINION IN FAVOR OF ABOLITION Some Regarding The Possibility of Preventing Their Use By Associated Press LONDON Dec 24 to the Washington conference of Great Britain s plea for abolition of the submarine as a naval has aroused the greatest interest here The newspapers comment at length upon the speech of Lee first lord of the Brit- Isit before the ence on Thursday In which he made the proposal General opinion here undoubtedly favors abolition and there a manj regrets that there seems to be prospect of Its being brought about but on the other hand there Is some skepticism regarding the of preventing the use of bles even If the conference adopted Lee proposal this doubt the Morning Post disclaims the sugg that the powers represented at would break their pledge to Abolish undersea craft If gave It but points out that are other nations not represented In the conference moreover In the of hostilities war rules and restrictions for the government and conduct of war are overruled liv the rule of and we mai regret the refusal of the present conference to agree to abolition the less because no such prohibition could he affected Mont Protect Commerce The newspaper argues that the de Washington point to the necessity of Great Britain maintaining an adequate force cf cruisers and small craft for the pro of her commerce against jubmarines The Dally Mail declares that the toleration of will compel powers dependent urvou their sea communications for tenance to arm their unhappy and undesirable con- sequences The Times which thinks Lord Lees arguments are unanswerable ftom the British point of view dcp attaching excessive Import anre to any defeat of the British proposal and adds We must face the facts as are The Westminster Gazette Is sus of France and savs her at- regarding the proportion Ir which submarines are to be depends largely upon her success or non success In assessing her cn German reparations V high diplomatic game Is being in criss-cross between don Paris and Washington savs the Gazette The Americans less are aware of this and wo not end find on this subject as It appears at present COLDEST WEATHER OF SEASON SE MERCURY TO NEW YORK lands population of detained grants had been decreased bv 1 todas hart been extended granting Christmas deliverance to all those In e cess of tho per cent quota allowed by to enter the thli jear The timely order of of Davis permitting the throng to loin their relatives and friends for period of 50 was received great Jov tht news was circulated In k medley of tongues families em- braced nnd children clapped their hands and danced Old men and women wept silently over the ot being with sons and ters on the universal dis of The Immigration staff wws taxed to the utmost In getting In order papers and releases of the for- ones Clerks and Inspectors continued their labors throughout the night and this morning nil In were privileged to start on their to various parts of the country were making preparations to be on their way Many of those bound for points In New York state New Jersey got last Wichita Falls peered out of ed panes Friday morning and set about thawing out water pipes In the wake of the coldest wave of the season The in the thermometer tube was gled closely In the bulb and the minimum temperature recorded here was 19 degrees Korgan reported a low ture of four degrees above stero while Woodward reported weather just a degree warmer At Texline it was six and Amarillo the same At the lowest point reached was 10 degrees above Clear skies were throughout the district At points In the north part of the district the wind had subsided but In Wichita Falls and points south and east It still had a snap and a bite Indications judging partly from the barometer reading here which stood at 29 92 were that the cold weather would continue on mas das The sun unobstructed Saturday morning sent the temperature up and at 9 o clock It had reached 26 degrees COLDEST CHRISTMAS EVE THE PAST TEN TEARS FORT WORTH Dec 24 cury dropped to 27 degrees here this morning the coldest Christmas eve In ten jears AM REPORTS A DROP TO EIGHT DEGREES AMARILLO Dec dropped to eight degrees here luring the night bringing the cold ost weather of the season for the TWENTY-TWO DEGREES REPORTED AT ABILENE Dec government weather that the went to 22 degrees at S o clock this morning At noon It was 70 degrees STOOD AT 23 DEGREES AT GAINESVILLE GAINESVILLE TEXAS Dec 24 mercury stood at 23 above zero here early HAUTE IND Dec 24 Preparations for an elaborate coming celebration to be held today In honor of Eugene V Debs by local socialists abandoned when It became known that the commutation granted by President Harding would not become effective until Sunday The reception had been planned In the hope that the announcement of clemency would mean his Immediate release The committee on arrangements announced that a general tion would be held as soon as sible after the arrival of Mr Debs Otto Branstetter secretary of the national socialist organization will arrive In Terre Haute today and win remain to personally greet Mr Debs on his return home Other Prisoners Released Anderson convicted at b D October 5 1918 under the espionage law and to four jears Giovanni sentenced to ten years after espionage act con viction at Chicago TAKE RECESS TO ENABLE AT- TORNEY GENERAL TO EXAMINE LAW WITNESS REFUSES TO ENTER INTO DETAILS Was Asked Nineteen But Would Answer Only One By Associated Press OKLA Dec 14 State Attorney General who had announced that he was here on the midnight train last night for Oklahoma was still here but said he would leave this forenoon or as soon as hid work would pern it He would not discuss his work His departure In opinion of local authorities will preclude ther developments In the killing of three men at Wilson the night of December 15 for which six men arc now on trial and seven ers are charged with murder In the case until next Tuesday afternoon when the trials will be resumed before D W Butcher Mr who IB In sole charge of the prosecution of the case requested a recess In the trial late afternoon when Frank the last called declined to answer questions of the prosecution the Ku Klux Klan The gen Reported Held Ransom vears on charges ol opposing the selective service act Mho is now in ht Elizabeths hospital for the in- for observation Thomas Carev convicted at San for violation of the act serving a two sentence M convicted at Providence R I for violating the espionage act serving three jears J convicted at DC Mich under the espionage ow in the case in -i act and sentenced for 20 jears but Charge M murder iow the sub Kct If he found that the state was entitled to tho facts In the would ask that the answer and in the event refused request court until he would answer Mr also announced when he returned Tuesday he would institute of under the riot statute against the men to at SHALL CRAFT ORDERED THE COAST J Head sentenced 1 Siout 1 s N D in 1917 foi ORLEANS Dec 24 h act west storm warnings which last i H convicted at night were ordered by the local Chicago and sentenced to three weather bureau to be displayed on for attempting to set on foot the Texas coast from Matagorda a enterprise in India eastward this morning ex- tended from tagorda to Browns vll e craft warnings were or deled on the Louisiana coast High barometer and colder weather mov jears now pending already given a commutation of H H Brown to five jears bj President told newspaper men that he put each of the defendants on the explaining that we want tn wash our hands clean at the first branch we com- to A of the witnesses called Wilson Hamilton convicted at Chi cago August 30 1318 and sen tern ed to ten v ears the es act to the stand tended to beai ing southward will cause strong winds to moderate gales within 24 hours THERMOMETER 26 ABOVE AT TEXAS Dec 24 The thermometer registered 26 de- grees above zero here early Great Britain during the war Mrs of Los the contention of the lion that a band of more than 101 men and other in Carter under leader ship of C i police detective gathered in n near with ITT ind and wilted while Sims ind eight rther men went to the home of Joe tal sentenced to ten vears Hundreds of expectant relatives all night in Park overlooking the harbor for the first morning boats from tho Island bringing those who Were In the rush to enter the new world HAS RESOLUTION TO ALLOW IMMIGRANTS TO OHIO Dec 24 Albert Johnson re- publican Washington will Intro a resolution when the house reconvenes January 5 to make manent 90 day n lease granted to 1 Kid at Ellis Island according to a telegram from Mr Johnson rr here hv a Hungarian language newspaper KAN Dec 21 59 jears old a con- bandit who has spent more than 20 jears of hit life in prison has been released from the state penitentiary nt Lansing on a mas parole It was learned here dav He was arrested In 1100 at Topeka Kan on a charge of breaking Into a store in Marshall county He was taken to ville where he was held in jail six months awaiting trial He escaped but was apprehended In Morris after J E Robert a ber of a posse pursuing and a companion had been killed In a gun fight at Dunlap near Council Grov e t Estelle wis sentenced to serve a vear ind then be hanged The tal punishment order was never signed and Estelle with Ben Cra vens a notorious Oklahoma bandit now to be confined In the eral hero under an af sumert name staged a escape from the state penal carved a gun out of wood wrapped It with tinfoil and forced guards to permit him Cravens and another prisoner who was shot and killed to the prison mine and Cravens escaped telle was captured In lowing a train robbery in which he was alleged to have taken m leading part He was convicted and to the Illinois state tiary at Jollet where he nerved eral vears Upon his Identification pardoned and returned to the Kansas penitentiary STEAMSHIP WITH ION D NEW Per 14 The stenm Frederick Mil from with In gold consigned to the National Bank of Commerce JEWISH FAMILIES TO CELEBRATE WITH THE LIGHTING OF CANDLES TORK Dec knh the Jewish festival of lights happens to begin at sunset mas night vear and Jewish families throughout the world will with the lighting of dies and the giving of presents night a week one candle will be added In the Me norah or seven branched candle which even Jewish family owns In with the intention for attempting to nadon and refusal of among selective draft men Jose I ratio sentenced to two jears fnr bringing aliens Into the states in time of war Albert B sentenced to ten jears in 1118 after conviction at for violating the espion- age act Schumann convicted at Fort Dodge Iowa under the act and sentenced to five their lodge rooms lows hall here Joseph A and Maurice L both six jear terms to which they were sentenced in In Indiana in 1918 for lation of the espionage act Anthons J sentenced to 20 jears after conviction at Detroit on charges of obstructing ments and H L con- at Fargo In 1111 of espionage law violation and sentenced to two jears WARDENS ARK AIM OP OF WASHINGTON Dec Tele- were sent out bj At of bringing him to the pasture and punishing him for alleged bootleg Sing The questions which Bourland de to answer follow Are von a member of the Ku Klan Do vou hold anj office in the Ku Klux Klan Do on Know any members of the Ku Klan Have vru met with anv of the members of th Ku Klux Man In In the I SMALL VILLAGE OF SPENCER TWO KIDNAPPING CASES AND LA IS PRACTICALLY WIPED OUT VARIOUS ARE REPORTED SEVEN ARE KILLED AND THREE DELIVERY TRUCKS TWENTY-FIVE ARE ROBBED OF GIFTS Special Train Carrying And Valued at Arc Stolen Rushed To The wife rf the dent i f th 11 h i i 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ut the tin of i wiis fi It i vei in ana ni to and teen i lilt s In 1 And Holdups Net Large Amount of i HIi v ti Di Chicago ills tr lav 1 their active l In tl I I ut th r i M iis of receiving gilts was in Ilv Ih to a lit ill gil mile It in t entirely un- lawful rill i have flooded Hi I i Ilk it Tin v u UK police t IB tl i n lint d with two 1 i ii M iig t i- ml v iij v i av i lit m that the if Mr have in tl v not entirely MI i In even If r In v fin J It n ct v to pros Ida for Ihi one from lilies nt ore and the i tin r fr ni u ft 10 in men n tl vv i rr til 1 1 i at Jli ODD ready fop to for wear 1 were At li op I y three armed s HI 01 rill 1 1 re 1 t nfi r i di 1 L it s Ii i i I 11 i n hid it t IV S n It tl C full nun U in Hi r fliM n i f th tornei Daugherty advising wardens of the various federal penitentiaries of the mas commutation bj President Harding of 24 persons convicted of offenses Including Eugene V Debs socialist leader Department of justice officials said that while all the prisoners Including the five former soldiers for were also Issued could be released at midnight night but the hour of release a matter for the wardens to de- cide The wardens It was said doubtless will be guided hj the the of those benefiting presidential from TO WICHITA FALLS TEXAS Def 24 Harry C and have re- turned from Wichita Falls where they have visited for the past weeks with relatives Is there a box there belonging to the Kii Klux Does that box contain Ku Klux Klan paraphernalia jou ever seen anv masks or paraphernalia belonging to the Ku Klux Klan Have jou ever attended a meet Ing of the Ku Klux Do vou know whether J A Oil Ham charged with murder in the case but not on trial at this time is a member of the Kii Klux Klan Do jou know whether either of the defendants ara members of the Ku Klux Klan Is there a principle wherein all members of the Ku Klan take an oath to protect each other even on of death Have vou ever had on the re- galia of the Ku Klux Klan vou familiar with officers of the local lodge of the Ku Klux Klan are the duties of Grand Cyclops and Grand of the Ku Klui Klan ire jou familiar with these cers Have vou attended a ing of the Ku Klux Klan Do vou know what Is in that bos referred to In hli Have jou knowledge of who placed the box He answered one question asked giving a negative reply to Attorney query Did vou have any knowledge of a discussion to visit Wilson for the purpose of administering ment to Joe Kar ler in the afternoon the pros and the defense agreed to Tuesday also for the trials of Jeff Smith John Murray Rev Leon Julius Dr E c Harlow and j A the five remaining of men charged with murder In the case and who yesterday at the be- ginning of the trial requested from joint indictment The case of John Smith one of the defendants in the trial was dis- missed on the motion of Freeling because It wis evidence failed to show his connection In the affair lire I ci f 1 nest t f W il n r t v li I ceil l if 1 i t 1 tint 1 mini u t 01111 r 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p trt ow ner of A loop tnl v m robbed of -i l i lii Jewelry fid iv iv tli n M lit is who forced 1 1 t f in i lit nits n route home t K H a r of Ins M mi Iowa wai iint MS I iiv eirly thin Ink on tin i t the city i tt K K l In and erudition today ts los at the I it from possible fi i t ire f the skull Jt I n 1 a tn at MI k Inn vv o had drawn Mlio fn n tl I ink to do some t in sli npn k was robbed v Inn A ri of hotel I A M R e of r and 1 by vv li le ri 1 ng In Mli ind a amend brooch v f T i t l fn from MI J ct i in ish from her I i e irin 1 men drew up tin ar ind forced the mm an I his wife to t ntt r tli It cti 1 i i of the t tv wird hp other auto- later put out near I M I Two p s bl t v n during nil lit nt tl e t il offices of the tin It iph nt m by crii ksm n wh escaped T k bound and W Ilium LATE THIS 1 ui r j i mt tlr n IK t in firm Jin Is I II in n I r H u r t M r i ill i 1 i t it U tii In i f M irt i t d t AI Pr o v this hh IKt of p nlc 113 to b givin u to of tin On off detail in r f r n to rf to IK i n il U lint v ill not be until lat liv N ff tail that there w be Iv 1 and that bo n victs who have served for f vfr 1 jears and hive retards FALLS ONT Dec 24 was turned Into the power canal of the Ontario Hydroelectric sion at 4 o'clock this morning The development of power at the generating plant will begin next of Canadian cities will attend the which will the opening of the dominion s greatest power plant 1ST BE TO TO TAKE SPECIAL RATE WASHINGTON Dec H meal cane seed and cotton seed cake dried beet pulp must all be to take the name rail road rat us corn ind coarse grains in western trunk line ter according a inle from the Interstate co com mission The ruling to Construction work In I establish a 10 per cent liner freight on the power charge on the cattle 1814 the rat's on wheat FORT SMITH WESTERN WANTS TO ISSUE BONDS Christmas Pie In San Francisco to Contain Students Raid Government Offices In Suburb Of Cairo TON Fort in I iv i new n t take over a I ne fiom Kort Smith ArK to Ol IT applied to th commission for to in first In rnd mi rt gage und ot of no par The new t tn these for In four per cent bf Issue 1 1 v the Fort ml Av i stern tl corporation which 1 the road 14 pr i rent In rates on and tin p r tint tlon on corn unl whitfi v TS to have taken on 27 bas been rif 1 until bv rf tl I The 11 per tent ii ii in flour K ni This IK sti r m l tf t ff ii gtt the ul in timo 1 I r Dec 14 pits m sin thi v r will 1 total I ll l s if Hie p run MI n under the tl pip tl ir with tin ri runt tli tn 2 i i pillons rf withdrawn tli thn Tom HII v n nt prohibition director anno tin 1 1 n ler the pie were nil we 1 ind with i ne took the limit W hi nil red poh emen at Cal re vt nt In their mti is M it a t further in off i ur connexions vrit i the g tn a letter here bv s N repr sentit v e- in Hits of the for self- K In In Mi t lir vv h ns Iv the na Mve It in iff e e tiev iif tv nit In In lit lu have n Die ml will the 11 is In Til tin and m i it i L next week Pr Mellon arm ut t 1 hit the u I C t Ji trr toward a i m s In 1 iu t 1 IM Ji U rth n he a it r if NMV MI tint tl it i tit f 1 TII u ulil t f uf li jt im 1 I OK ft x irt at pr cnm of I nn if norm Mr o n t ia that thr nr i I IT n H as ft t trip f f to u rot fi bonus Tin pt to fnr of a tax In nurn rial w the thr r j thit H or j KU ft a tix d that I i If of that nil w if Id j in Annual murn ot 000 JnP l v i r 1> c rb 11 i l i n v ith the in nation broke out u li t of Cairo wh n a i of raided the K v offices from Cairo ti ii IH vv ih tl f situation The nts ejected Tin U BIV i In the riporti 11 fiv Sill 1 and twenty tl its Billet Snd no n K from the provinces v rr ri port til He tns to I MX f it Said I ha the leader ilv rt mo id from tho I the biKh t ia I h t i ordered from Cairo P K De 1 Hi r i t i 1 ris rt tf to tie went iff the tn l nnd plett v over nt Jl I this m run c jus TI cers were h tt trl r said that n one wii injure Mir Bh inn EGYPT r i he rupture of ns betw en the in I and Lord 3 the for for- tlen lite in September Is lot I etl til in in most quarters as to creat mother Ireland In pt b ause of the Intense feeling t lat has been the lem lered close students of the ap far w than ever juiced bv the ton of the native md the ni nil r cf tit in larc t U tl s writing has f een no i bat th s IM consulere 1 is m great s ire due tr the firt it are awa ting tl a r val from 1 m ot v i Tasha head f the deli EH I n in order thit of t s s k for mit Any i rvt ni s I ashi retur I t f trv pt fn 1 i TI ember I no n 1 Mrniwhle I -i I 1 Tin srain ine to he f re ml s tn to n the sui pert of the
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