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Wichita Daily Times (Newspaper) - December 27, 1921, Wichita Falls, Texas THE WEATHER T aNk winter HOME EDITION VOLUME XV PRICE 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 of With Now In 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 on Christmas day according to his own announcement here today The socialist leader said he make no 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 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- of eliminating the cause Action In behalf of others still Imprisoned for violation of war laws Debs declared would be un- as goon as he justed himself to As for himself he said he harbored no resentment because of The socialist leader began today a of conferences with friends which was expected to last until he left the capital Among the first of his 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 tion of returning home In them and of wearing them for some time Like the wrinkles of my he said they have cost me thing LARGE WILL j w WELCOME DEBS HOME I TERRE HAUTE Dee Terre Haute Is aswarm with ists today leaders of the 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 chairman of the local committee In charge said 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 and labor cations In the United States Charles li Drake of Chicago editor of the Freedom Monthly C W Er- win editor of the New York M Chicago editor ot the Jewish Forward Georgo Keep cago socialist candidate for nor of Illinois at last election and many are listed as speakers GENE V TO SPEND ANOTHER DAY AT CAPITAL Dec order to confer with Eugene V Debs the 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 for home at Terre Haute Ind By Associated Press OKLA Dec it of the thirteen were dis- missed and eleven were bound over to the next term of criminal dis- court under bonds of for trial on charges of murder In connection with the killing of three men at Wilson the night of ber when an agreement was reached between defense attorneys and Attorney General day two hours before the ing trial ot seven of the men was to have been resumed The cases dismissed were those ot I the Rev Leon Julius Baptist 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- suddenly late Friday after Bourland had declined to questions of the prosecution con- alleged operation of the Ku Klux Klan here The attorney 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 tion also announced of filing tional charges of murder under the riot statute against the thirteen men Two Armed Men Secure In and Valued at Dec dreds of persons passing at the time two armed men this morning entered the Jewelry store of Henry at Seventh and Olive streets one of busiest cor- ners here and escaped with In cash and diamonds and valued at NEW TORK Dec 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 sets exclusive of good will as The concern admitted its ity to pay Its debt and expressed to be adjudged rupt The proceedings were brought by the National City Bank of New York Chase National Bank of New Tork and Smith Folds St Co with combined claims of 5450.000 Edward H was appointed receiver under bond of Thp company has plants In ton N J Waterbury Conn and Chicago KAN Dee corpus proceedings in behalf of Alexander How at and August Dorchy deposed of District 14 United Mine of ica now serving sentences In the Cherokee county Jail at Kan for calling ft strike In tion of the Kansas Industrial court law were begun In the United district court here today petition milch that at and are Illegally held for breaking a law which Is In violation of tho constitution of United was filed bv Phil nf and L S icy of Kansas for the not been aet mm mm SUBMARINE ISSUE BE LEFT TO FUTURE DISCUSSION GAINS INCREASING PROMINENCE ATTORNEY GENERAL N UNCLE SAM 19 COMBING EVERY I SEE CHANCE MISCONDUCT OF HIS OFFICE I SENATOR SENIOR COUNSELOR DEFENSE COUNTIES WANT VALERA MAY YIELD TO INSISTENT DEMAND Much Interest In Caie Which From BOSTON Dec trial of District Attorney Joseph C 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 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 HARDING IN MATTER I gates to I Alto Find Men Incarcerated For Who Wen Staunch Pec of States erans have disclosed that maio men who are now Such Attitude Will Not However Cause Failure Of Compact MARK SULLIVAN National of NI w York and i Times gestions that the whole he ft a future world conference Increasing prominence while the 1 j lor formal from Frani e and tn thy com romlne proposal fur submarine No legation t nt of the 11 heM to attitude of op- the prospects fur -ito i pro cd in various prisons and j light the Near YorK was begun today before the full provinces Indite tha thc country for nii Carious prov inces ma ate ma per cent of the people In the 20 bench of the Massachusetts supre n court t United States Senator James A I counties of southern Ireland want Reed of Missouri senior counsel pact ratified announced to the that he wished to serve formal no- confirms prediction made of his desire to file exceptions the dall adjourned lib to two decisions rendered on [debate on thc last the court's jurisdiction and other was a refusal of would bring definite expression of the people's will and the view Is put request that matters to be tried that the limited to his acts during hu the treaty will be ent term of office bv a majority will make an In the original charges appeal to the country unnecessary alleged to have aided m extorting or The correspondent attempting to extort money or property a rumor is afoot of a possible from certain persons by threats of before the dall meets prosecution The attorney general thls to lhat leges that the district attorney d Valera Intends to an- cured Indictments that ought not to I of Ins opposition have been that he failed Mew nt the of opinion for from improper motives to prosecute in i ino Specified cases and that he The Times sent a special cor- led persons to use his office In other persons to release or respondent to county Clare the council of which appealed to Mr di- I Valera to abandon his opposition lettle civil claims The first submitted on According to the correspondent the i October 27 last contain 33 action is endorsed with cations Some of these are Items pride by n vast majority of the taken from a petition of the people Is known as the ban violating the laws of the land were the defenders of the flag In world of tins fact Sam Is combing prison so that no ex-service maiv have a legitimate for will be overlooked i s of bureau j working the instructions of Charles K bes the director have determined that there are a I larce numb r of ex-service men In various dim Institutions who are suffering from mental dis- orders Their men are being ex- and If It is determined that I their disability Is a result of their war activities will participate In the the government vider for disabled A suney of the hospital for tlie nt N bv man nnd R Webster revealed 48 ice men within its walls of them were fering from mental disability from tuberculosis Tho Post r democrat arc len about the aim i bv the trean nnd ru one who talks them to sympathise sjy If up tile ly to muko cal capital emt of a they 111 merely I n g nnd they have tlo In the of getting i o i r TIH i c o th I on to I he a Pending action the nt Hi thel French hero r to the In their mini The too ted tu the v is no nf cf e anil eif tlie were to 1 In g in nil land v1 ill nnl again come be- for ATTEMPTED TO OBTAIN A PROMISE FROM THE FARMERS ANXIOUS TO STOP THE DEMAND FOR LEGISLATION Object to Effort to Secure Repeal Of Section Of tation Aet I nuy of the of I In with his for a con I were being in confinement for ince committee of the Boston Bar ner froin having liccn others were formulated by the traditional home of Irish cal among them 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 tion with all ranks anil classes of people from the highest 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 sex county second aet of charges against! to the lowest menials and says that filed Nov 21 resulted from while lie heard In a speech he made when a candidate 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 was quoted as I Tho minority he believed to be saying that he would nolle pros j mostly mi of the the case of anyone who would back up a denial that he Pelletier in- tended to resign Attorney General Allen's petition alleged that the acts as district attorney since November 11 3909 when he took office down to I the date of filing the show him to be unfit to hold office It charges that conducted his office In an and manner Is said In the petition to have from Improper motives crimes ranging from assault to ter Thirty-three of filed claims with representatives of the bureau for compensation for service An n of thp war tory of one of these men n hn Infringed upon the laws of the 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 don't go to thp soul of thp Most of them in hearts feel the treaty Is and to bo ratified TbP thine about with faith in righteousness la the comparison the they arc to now and on thc er hand the ruthless with which republicans took tho most unfair and of every possible slip that Wilson made In connection with the league of Within this field the democrats are LONDON flee tians were killed and fourteen ers wounded in the recent 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 day was derailed Christmas day Upper Egypt Is quiet says the statement most of the disturbances In lower Egypt The 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 KILLED 4 SEVERAL BELFAST Dec 17 4 man was killed and several 4 wounded In a clash between a 4 constabulary and a 4 of In the bone area 4 to prosecute Merrill W Shute after shoes If he were I In or ou in- 1 awarded the highest emblem and Lodge bravery In action conferred upon and thc American thc to day reversed ai Service Cross He tlle republicans citations in and also de with bft the j with words duplicity deceit The doctors discovered that that man was suffering with can call to Its service Tho lonis and he w immediately remember nnd are to tlie prison hospital for in how end servation and care iho Although these men who file Wilson like a min under suspicion claims may let sen e years behind treason how abused him like the walls of theae penal furtive thief pf the nation's tions such as limy ests how they took unfair ad- allowed them for disabilities j vantage of every occasion just like ing fiom their military or naval the present one when something came will not only form a cleus for their civil rehabilitation but also may he of helpful value to those who maj have been dependent upon them ti n nn Wisconsin mil Issued d Inch n pr M A of thc at held In Washington i itti to obtain frum iv on of farmers n to of the section of the act to and for toratlon of control over tin of the in bi of tho leadership In c to ot thm farm Officials lions In Washington to him said lhal he them In would he v If t v itb plum for n t and with to In tore the I nt tin 8 I the i the of the laiv l i Is to for a future l Ifl un i nil In the tlon to the project vv eri ss Informal the linn although foi in of In the verv m In obtaining tha o ii rum m the farm tin agreement In Mippmi i f hi i barges Senator what he us j report on in lion of ruice and a list When and where n meeting of i ut lo Hint would be held is still an In the tins Hi did not give tho undecided source of his Information but said In- conference In- of farmers aa j J R Howard H C of York Balph of Kansas O B fute ot all at the American farm federation and W I WASHINGTON Per 27 I ot the to prefer that It should lie held but he tis said today to bp t that to the arms KAVAI out by accident that Wilson had failed to tell Shute's indictment on the charge of i embezzling from Emma F i Bracken of Bangor Me I By Associated Press Coakley and William J Corcoran a MEXICO CITY Dec 27 former district attorney of Middlesex j recent that an of county are named as among those one month had been granted with whom Is alleged to have can oil companies for the conspired Mr Allen charges that of taxes due the Mexican district attorney conspired with on Pec 25 the statement was ley and others o extort from the Emerson Motors Co to procure the abandonment of threatened nal prosecution Is further charged with having conspired with Coakley to at- tempt to extort from Warren C Daniel a dealer in by threat of prosecution Conspiracy is j ment reiterated today in responsible that such an ex- With CM tension had been granted by Sec of the Treasury de la Huerta This decision was said to have been adopted because It was con- necessary for the ful continuation of negotiations now In progress between oil charged also In the ewe of Dorothy j men their bankers and the Cote who It ii alleged was forced to tan government abandon a suit for conversion of an i It was stated today that the automobile by similar threats j hart reached a virtual Mrs Elizabeth Chase Emery jlock two points that remain un- ter of a Worcester county millionaire settled The Mexican government figures In the charges in a cation that conspired with Corooran and others to ex- money from her Curtis W her second husband and Mrs Jennie S Chase her mother Conspiracy to frighten Albert T Smith into paying 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 withdrew from tha mayoralty race on Dec 2 On November 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 ney after a hearing conflicted with the amendment to the federal con- 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 mg plant strikers In Kansas City Kan was arrested nt labor In that city today on a warrant charging assault with tilth W I If tho could s mc 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 have n devoted Wilson and a righteous and w ful sense of the cruelties pract Packing affection is Increas day by the manner In now comforts himself and i tho appealing picture his situation 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 In a while It Is of the French to the formal of their ment on the American compromise proposal for limitation of has tanked a postponement of the p of thp conference si Itevluied for until It vins be- tlie might lie from their bearing on Ihn American no Indication hero th il to tut i tons In submarines for France to thf ton figure un- iler thc American plan or lhat th Japanese intended to ede their flat refusal to accept thc 1 By Associated LONDON claims for fliet of sub- I national farm anel T C of the grange brief report of the meeting as made public by senator On 9 a secret was luW m at which i of In railroads and the and lumber in lie farmers in an all agitation tlie for the repeal of PCI flop II-A to the gregate nnd for restoration of control OM r state special Interests resented at lii the consent nf the farm to such nn H is not necessary tn h of purpose of the officials vi In In the conference In this meeting u to not only tha hul the and a deadly weapon Arrangements were made for his arraignment late today According to the authorities other terms that the oil men early today a street car make their payments direct to the i crowded negro packing plant bankers without further 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 and conductor until they stepped the car and then ordered all the to get off To ex- 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 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 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 yesterday by United States Judge said that Is the crats to this or that The Is that so far as Wilson has any contacts with the leaders does not counsel 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 hut he going to show nn ought to The fact Is Wilson has helpful to the republican ad- ministration In the It has about foreign relations The more responsible republican leaders know this and appreciate It 1 have talked made before the ton un- again attacked tho London which j resumed publication today after In any of naval nage seems on the fefe of it a strange proposition at a assembled to reduce armament de the Chronicle We cannot pretend to fathom French method for such an sive with the French de- mand by r liberal now the ter characterizing It as producing millions uf the nation DC Mils AN Arthur T head of dt legation In H given praise by and the American of- fer for a reduction In her own and submarine tonnage Is ex- 57 Wo never enter H into an agreement with tlir to cease IHK the American Farm bureau fed i ration paid today in reply to the Issued by Senator Robert LA at Washington We arp committed to repeal of n of an and will continue to work for it and we are ted to restoration of some of tha lowers nf state rate making mission tolled as the best thing ti abolition Great Britain BISHOP OF SACRAMENTO CAL Dec Thomas for more than with several of the comparatively few j nt thP K 1 I n tt n nf A I Art Fall named further action on the original Infor matlon Two days later Justice De Courcy ruled that the court was otit Jurisdiction to issue such a writ and dismissed the petition Wilson announced Oils afternoon no change in the operation of the line would be made but that the policy and management would continue The application for the has been district attorney j receiver was filed by an Oklahoma of Suffolk county since contractor who set forth an 1908 He filled out he j unpaid claim of term of the late John B was subsequently re-elected for terms CHICAGO Pec Charles A French wife of tho alleged conspirator of John W i In the which are said to total was under arrest today in Sun Diego Cat Mrs Frem h who was arrested at her ranch 18 miles from San Diego was held In connection with charges against her husband according to reports received here She Is alleged to have received certain papers and stocks In San Diego which were In- in her husband's tions Thc direct charge was using the malls to defraud and she was persons who have had any contact with Wilson about the republican i gramme on foreign affairs and I have heard him quoted as except what was designed to be tolerant and helpful A fair translation of what Wilson has ever said to his fellow democrats Is that If the republicans can find a better way than his they should be permitted to do so without embarrassment if his way was best then he world will come to If In due course and that If somp other way Is best ri- ought to help towards finding It and putting It In practice Go After Of course and especially not expect to come through their situation without n good many painful experiences It the democrats look upon democrats will eo after Thc recall while Harding op- BERUN CLERK MISSING WITH MARKS Vf 54 old clerical In the cashier's department of the Berlin Pollen Is and thp are marks short t DECISION 4 WAI ILL Prc will announce his Thursday on the motion to the Indictments 41 Small and 41 non Curtis 4 In of bond French the socalled wizard of was arrested here several weeks ago In connection with an alleged With Fiench was called th mauler mind of ring of confidence men tu have deals running In spurious storks and stolen bonds and operation close Ui lausinS a of and of died day after nn of several months He wan 81 years old and a native of Ireland Shot By Unknown Who Escaped to Cap- tain Reports AUSTIN Dec of the killing ot Ben Joe Buchanan Texas ranger at a m Polvo dlo Sunday night which i Ik Ai Jerry Gray sent by mail cruel Halting Is awaited by i Adjutant General Thomas D Barton Harding HIP beneficiary of the campaign of venom of tation which many republicans on against Wilson Harding never took part In it but IhP part of tho democrats look upon as a irse of another color They know Lodge Wilson and wallowed In hut with open recklessness In same degree the now hats Lodge and they will ot r In Continued on rage i Column I Barton said today that Captain Gray telegraphed him about the killing ot Ranger Buchanan by Mexicans escaped to Mexico and that a report would nicht entered the hull shot Buchanan nine when he sought to their caped across Thp assailants Klo Crande w 1 be brought to Marfa today By Associated Press PARIS ivc chamber ot today the Brland government a new lease of life by the substantial of 177 at he close of a debate the failure last summer ot the In- Rank of China Th of confidence was given in a refusal to appoint a to Investigate alleged In this connection In tion to the pending court procedure OHIO RIVER STATIONARY AT CINCINNATI AT 55.9 CINCINNATI OHIO Dec Ohio river was stationary at nati today at feet and weather bureau a 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 to T I in with thc p declined according to an official nummary of foreign tho ment of front In the sane about
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