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Billings Gazette (Newspaper) - February 10, 1924, Billings, Montana Sunday february 10, 1924. Of total is ship building costs keeps Well within treaty. Washington Fob. Annual naval appropriation Bill carrying of which would be used for completing More than a score of vessels now under construction was reported saturday by the House appropriations committees. The total is less than budget estimates and less than the amount allotted the Navy by Congress a year ago. The Bill provides pay enough to keep the Navy at its pres ent 6.4g9 officers and enlisted men during the fiscal year be ginning july 1, next. Provision also is made for officers and men in the Marine present strength. For aviation the Bill carries or less than last year s appropriation. The committee explained that it had slashed from the budget estimate for aviation on account of a development program recommended at Pearl and Coco Solo canal zone which have not been authorized by Law. Commenting on the proposed Polar exploration trip of the dirigible Shenandoah next summer the report said actual expenses Over nor Mal operating costs would approximate 51s3.goo and that since most of this would be met with current appropriations the committee had not seen fit to interfere in any Way with plans for the expedition. Building listed. As to new ship construction the com Mittee said it was without Power to authorize expenditures for vessels not yet sanctioned by Congress but cited information it had obtained to the effect that the. Navy department is committed to a program for building types permissible under the Washington arms conference treaty which with the modernizing program already under Way. Would involve expenditure of approximately for the next 10 years a year the report state the committee it finally be came a request by the Congress that the president take appropriate Steps looking to the consummation of a supplemental treaty to limit the construction by the leading naval Powers of ships of the types to which the existing treaty did not extend or Only controlled As to tonnage and gun Power up to this time no formal conference has been held looking to such a supplemental treaty. Other countries Idle. So far As this committee has been Able to ascertain none of the foreign Powers which Are the treaty actually has yet begun the construction of any treaty exempted or permitted Craft since the conference was concluded. America certainly should not be the first and should exert its influence to prevent the necessity Aris ing to commence at with reference to the appropriation of for continuing the build of ships permissible under the arms conference Oil report said that on november co last one Battle ship two air plane carriers six scout cruisers 13 submarines three Fleet sub marines one gunboat two destroyer tenders one submarine tender and one repair ship there in various stages of construction and would be completed during the coming fiscal1 year with the exception of the two air plane carriers. Three of the scout cruisers and the three Fleet submarines. An additional it was estimated will have to be appropriated to Complete the work. Cut officers. The committee declined to accept a midget recommendation that be appropriated for commencing the construction of the three Fleet submarines authorized in 1916. Declaring the value of this Type of Craft had not yet been proved. It. Recommended in Stead that be made available for the development and testing of sub motive Power under actual serv ice conditions. For betterment at Navy Yards and naval stations the committee recommended an appropriation of or less than half the budget estimate " to be distributed for. The most part As follows Boston Navy Yard Mare is land Navy Yard. Puget sound Navy Yard. ?100.000 Pearl Harbor naval Cavite. Philippine naval station and great lakes station. The report pointed out that the com Mittee had no authority to make allot ments for some of the projects provided for in the. Budget estimates including the Alameda cal., base and the Sand Point. Wash. Aviation station. With a View of cutting Down the i for strength of the Navy the committee recommended that appointments to the Annapolis naval Academy be reduced on a five to three basis bringing the graduating class Down to 254 in 1928. It also that about 30 civilian instructors it Annapolis be dropped and their filled by naval Morgan Heads list of contributors to Western Bank help new York feb. P. Morlan co. Will head the slut of to the service corporation to be organized for the Relief of North Western Banks with a subscription of provided the remainder of the capital is raised by other business interests it was announced saturday. John Mchugh president of the mechanics metals National Bank who is directing the financial organization of the corporation in making the announcement said the volume of subscriptions from new York Bankers was very satisfactory formation of the corporation will be completed at a con Ference to be a head in Chicago next week when private capital from both Mie East and the West will be combined to raise the initial guarantees were Given at conference of the general banking committee with president Coolidge. Last monday that additional amounts exceeding 000 if necessary would be advanced through the War finance corporation for the Relief of Northwestern Banks. slayers of White resident. Jacksonville fla., feb. Duval county jail Early saturday was a Verit Able armed Camp As 80 National guards men and two mounted machine guns stood silent guard Over three reported Tov be the Quarry of a Obj planning to form and storm the 15uild ing and forcibly remove them because of their alleged connection with the killing of a White Man. All night Long the guard was maintained but there was not the slightest untoward incident. Soldiers were established within two blocks of the jail in every direction. The around the jail were deserted after Early evening except for the guardsmen. Frank j. Johnson one of the negroes held was said by., police to have con fessed that he shot and killed at Ley b. Terrell n locomotive on de Cember 20, when Terrell surprising Johnson in the act of burglar izing his room fired at him. Eugene Mills Al of ged to have confessed he was John son s accomplice and Delia Walker who is said to have secreted Johnson Are the other negroes held. Sheriff w. P. Dow Ling Friday evening received a report the source of which was not revealed that plans were under Way to seize the negroes. A. Hardee appraised of the report authorized the calling out of the guards men. It has not been determined How Long they will be on duty. Five negroes held. Jackson. Miss. Feb. Instructions from governor Whitfield five negroes hold in jail at in con it scion with the killing of mrs. Nellie formerly of Chicago at Smith station wednesday night were brought to Jackson late Friday night and placed in jail. This action it was announced was taken a precautionary measure to insure their safety. One of the prisoners was the Slayer of the woman and that one or More of the negroes., in custody aided him. Mrs. Mar dish was stabbed to death her body being found by her brother in a Small store which she operated. A Large knife was lying near the Bony and bloody hand prints were found in Tio p held prisoner. Elpaso Ginther. Promo ment mining Man of Elpaso and Chi a Huihua. Has bean prisoner by revolutionists under the commando f Hipolito Villa and Manuel Chao and is being held for Ransom according to word received in Elpaso saturday from Chihuahua. Join rebels. Elpaso. Feb. Paso adherents of the do la Huerta revolutionary move ment saturday were advised that Gen Angel Flores and Gen. Roual Macro commanders of Federal armies in the state of Sinaloa had joined the move ment. Legislature adjourns. Manila of o. Philippines legislature saturday adjourned sine die. Governor general Wood announced his intention of vetoing items of the annual appropriation Bill covering executive Treasury Commerce and communications departments. He has 30 Days however in which to act. The association Bill in addition to expenses of the governor general s yacht also curtailed the salary of his . The legislature owing to adjournment cannot override the executive veto. Hump joints for 65 years millions have rubbed soothing penetrating St. Jacobs Oil right on the tender spot and by the time they say Jack Rob comes the rheumatic pain and distress. St. Jacobs Oil is a harmless rheumatism and pain liniment which never disappoints and does t Burn the skin. It takes pain sore Ness and stiffness from aching joints Muscles and Bones stops sciatica Lumba go backache and Neu Ralgia. 35-cent bottle guaranteed by All m i lit Foley s Honey tar established 1875 refuse substitutes sold everywhere. Chiropractic medicated steam Baths Combine the most reliable methods of treatment in rheumatism colds flu sciatica Lumbago neuralgia nervous Ness headache High blood pressure pleurisy dropsy Catarrh Hay fever bronchitis paralysis St. Vitis dance diabetes tonsillitis in Tominia sleeping sickness Hiccough kidney. Skin Blad Der and stomach disorders. Longanecker Longanecker Broadway bldg. Examination and cons ution any of four offers better v would give individual control of Power. Washington feb. Mckenzie Bill authorizing acceptance of Henry Ford s offer for the government s War time project at muscle Shoals Alabama is emphatically opposed in a minority report submitted saturday by members of the House military committee. Comparing the Ford offer with that of the Southern Power company a but without specifically endorsing any of the four proposals which have been made for operation of the muscle Shoals the report declares that acceptance of the Detroit manufacturer s bid would amount to a gift of enormous property and Industrial advantage to a private citizen from the resources United v the Power company s proposal As compared with the Ford it says offers savings. To the government amounting to for 50 years and for 100 years. Hull report. Representative Hull Republican Iowa who consistently has opposed the Tord offer presented the minority re port in which he was joined by representatives Moran and Lansley. Penn Sylvania Hill Maryland Frothingham Massachusetts and new York All republicans. The report criticizes the majority for attempting justify the violation by the Ford offer of every safeguard and principle of the Federal water Power and de dares that the Mckenzie Bill gives or Ford a loophole to the manufacture of fertilizer if it should not prove profitable. Furthermore it con tends no one is in a position to know from any statement of or. Ford or any accredited representative whether he would accept the properties on the terms offered him in the pending Bill asserting that under the Bill As recommended by the majority. Or. Ford s company would not be regulated As to rates service or issuance of securities of the Federal government or the Ala Oama Public service commission the report states that or. Ford proposes to for the following prop erties nitrate Plant no. 2, costing 252.392.21 nitrate Plant no. 1, coding Waco Quarry costing is 302.962.8s, and Cash from the Sale of the Gorgas Plant total of says the gift of property is t declares but that is not All. Or nearly All. No individual and no Corpora Tion in the United states has the unregulated control of or anything approaching that any of the other proposals submit Ted is better than the Ford offer the minority holds adding that the Post Ery of financial return to the govern under his offer compared with the benefits he demands has led his supporters and apologists to strange arithmetical f the Billings Gazette Uncertain weather forecast for week Washington feb. Out look for the week beginning monday Northern Rocky Mountain and plateau regions considerable cloudiness with occasional snows and frequent alternations in temperature East arid Rains or snows and Normal temperature West of 1 he Divide. Southern Rocky Mountain and plateau regions occasional snows or Rains with temperature near Normal much of the week. Pacific states frequent Rains with temperature near Normal. Minneapolis will head organization. New York feb. Tangible plans on which financial and business interests of the East and West will unite to extend Aid to Northwestern Banks will he Laid next week at a. Meeting in Chicago at which organization of a service corporation created by private capital will be completed. C. To. Jaffrey. President of the first National Bank of Minneapolis tentatively has been selected to head thu credit Agency. Control of the Organiza Tion which will be supplied with additional funds exceeding if Riec Essary through the War finance corporation will rest with him and other Minneapolis and Chicago interests. While new York members of ing committee which conferred with president Coolidge last monday will take an Active part in formation of the serv ice corporation and contribute to its financing they indicated their desire to have the actual management rest with Western the purpose of this arrangement they explained was to set the Relief machinery in motion As quickly As possible. Huerta missing. Mexico City feb. By radio via fort Worth latest reports regarding the whereabouts of Adolfo de la Huerta rebel chief who fled Vera Cruz this week Are that he has arrived at Frontera Tabasco. Apparently Villa Hermosa has been made the Headquarters of the rebel govern ment As Tabasco is virtually controlled by revolutionists. The Federal Advance against Vera Cruz is continuing with general Martinez s forces reported to be within 31 Miles of the port. An attack against Tierra Blanca is being organized but is not expected to take place until All conditions favor its Success. No official details were available on saturday regarding operations on the Western front. However. Iraq Auto specials report that the federals Are Only waiting the return of general Obre gon from la Piedad to begin rebel positions. Change name. New York feb. The nume of the National single tax party was Chang Erl to the Commonwealth land party at the organization convention saturday. Nominations of candidates for president and vice president of the United. States will be made sunday. Five was formed to develop California Oil reserves. New York feb. Of the pan american Western Petroleum com Pany formed to develop the California naval Oil reserves was announced Fri Day night by Edward l. Doheny chair Man of the pan american Petroleum and transport company. The action he said resulted from Tho attack on the Validity of the. Leases in the Senate s investigation. In a letter to stockholders of pan american Petroleum or. Doheny announced the withdrawal of an offer to subscribe for shares of the West Ern subsidiary at a share and cancellation of a Bond Issue which sold last fall. At the same time or. Doheny declared to pan american stockholders that the leases and contracts were not procured or obtained by fraud corruption or illegal acts on the part of the company s officers or representatives. Asserting that the leases promoted the National defense he said that in Stead of being harmful to the United states they were fair and beneficial to the country. The efficiency of the United states Fleet in the Pacific has been doubled he declared As a result of the contracts with the department of the Interior. Brokers charged with defrauding feb. Of altering books manipulating records and loss of Worth of customers securities by gambling on the new York Stock were made by attorney John Weld Peck in a written statement filed and read in judge Stan icy Matthews common pleas court sat urday against Herbert i. Channer George a. Sawyer and Fred Mclaughlin partners in the Channer and Sawyer brokerage firm. Not defunct. Olympia wash., feb. First National Bank of. Clarkston reported closed Friday was never a National Bank contrary to press dispatches j h. Duke supervisor of banking announced saturday. Bank of Clarkston never became a Natl Oral or. Duke declared but is still running As a state Bank and is in sound financial 8 killed Milwaukee feb. Boys and Driver were killed and another boy prob ably fatally injured when a Chicago Northwestern train struck a truck filled with newsboys at St. Francis a suburb late Friday night. had attended a meeting in the suburb and were returning to Milwaukee. The victims ranged from 14 to 18 years. Clogged air passages open at once nos. Trips cleared

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