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BITS OF NEWS
LACK OF TOBACCO
- PEEVES FRENCHIES.
Paris, Aug. 27, Fire today de
stroyed 2,000,000 pounds of tobacco
in a factory at Pantio, near Paris.
Tobacco recently has been vir
tually unobtainable. Long lines of
men awaited the weekly distribu
tion in front of tobacco stores Wed
nesday. When the supply was ex
hausted, many who had not been
.. served started a demonstration on
the boulevards and smashed win
dows of two tobacco depositories.
PLAN REAL RECEPTION
FOR GENERAL PERSHING.
New York, Aug. 27: General John
J. Pershing will be officially wel
comed home by New York City
with great military review Sep
tember 10, accordnig to plans an-
nounced by the executive commit
tee of Mayor Hylan's committee on
receptions to distinguished guests.
The great homecoming welcome
win continue from the hour of uen
' eral Pershing's arrival on the Le
viathan on Monday, September 8,
until he departs for Washington.
BARED BACKS AND
London, Aug. 27. Modistes an
1 nounce that The Paris autumn
slvles are the most sensational yet.
The designs call for a greater area
. of back exposure than ever and
skirts are to reach but little below
the knees. Lingerie designs are in
keeping with those of the outer gar
ments and the costumes as a whole
; are guaranteed to enable the wear
ers to economize in trunk space.
JEWELRY FOR NOTHING.
Chicago, Aug. 27. The time-honored
custom of engraving wedding
rings,, watches and other articles of
jewelry free of charge was abol
ished Tuesday by the National Re
tail Jewelers' association. High
. ' wages of engravers and a scarcity
of help were given as reasons.
RIOT STARTS WHEN
MAN IS EJECTED.
Ranger, Tex., Aug. 27. Two large
cafes and a clothing store owned by
foreigners were wrecked in Des
Dcmona, Tex., late Monday by a
mob of infuriated oil workers-, after
a man, alleged to have been in
toxicated, had been ejected from one
of the cafes, according to belated
reports received here. The damage
will reach several thousand dollars.
No one was hurt.
ARE CLEARED OF GOLD.
Dawson, Y. T., Aug. 27. Bonanza
and Eldorado, two famous Yukon
creeks, on which the first discovery
of gold over-20 years ago drew
thousands north, have given up the
last of their precious metal. Wed
nesday two big dredges of the Yu
kon Gold company which have been
working the two creeks for gold for
years were shipped to Seattle.
Reports were in circulation here
that the Guggenheim- interests,
which own the Yukon Gold com
pany, have abandoned Bonanza and
Eldorado and probably will ship
the two dredges to Burma," India, or
to the Malay peninsula to work for
tin. , ....
The Guggenheim people are still
dredging on-Hunker, Gold Run and
' ' Bear creeks, and the Klondike river
near here. 10 aaic xms uyi
kon valley has produced approxi
mately $200,000,000 in gold, accord
ing to local records.
' GERMANS RESTRICED
IN USE OF COAL.
Berlin, Aug. 27. That any possi
' bility of averting a coalls winter
is regarded as a forlorn hope, is in-
dicated by reports received trom me
. Silesian and Ruhr coal fields, the ac
tion taken by municipalities in many
sections "of the country and the re
strictive measures agreed upon by
the coal commission, which promise
about as much light and warmth as
the winter moon. .
Greater Berlin was informed
Wednesday that it would be permit
ted to indulge in the luxury of a hot
bath on the first and third Friday
of each month. Kitchen ranges will
not be permitted to operate between
8 and 11:30 a. m., and 2 and 7 p. m.
-,lhe use of bathroom ovens and o.
all emergency heat.ng devices con
suming coke briquettes is also pro
moted. .- .
'- The first warning, -mnaiing from
the workers aud a Idressed to the
government by labor unions at
," . Pochum, urging the adoption of the
severest measures to curtail the
iiojl'tss consumption of co., ad
vises the government to restrict
' show window illumination by the
early closing of shops and by shut
ting down places of entertainment
'and amusement long before mid
night. "SHIMMY DANCING
GETS ITS QUIETUS. .
New - York, Aug. 27. Dancers
- who like such things will de well
to have iheir last fling at close
clutch "cheeking," the shimmy and
the jazz dance, for the more than
450 delegates to the, joint conven
tion of the National Association of
Masters of Dancing and the Ameri
can Association of Professors of
, Dancing have put the official frown
; upon such frivolous behavior.
The delegates were not altogether
'in agreement on what is the most
decorous position in dancing but
there was no disagreement regain
ing the dictum that "cheeking," by
- which is meant the close position
' of the faces of persons of the op
posite sex. belongs properly to the
seclusion of park benches and other
time-honored and recognized re-
-e fM.- than tha Kail
ireais vi ,i.w -
room floor. - . -j . ,
"We intend to put a professional
- ban' on this form of ball room danc
ing," declarefl F. T. Bott, of Cleve
land, president of the National association.-
" ' .
"Our one great handicap in dance
reforms in the theater. The musi
cal comedies are responsible j or
; originating most of the vulgar steps
and positions such as the shimmy.
People think it the clever thing to
mimic what they see on the stage."
The neck encircling position of the
women dancers' left arm is riding
for a jolt v. Notice has been taken
. ,of the fact that many dancers' arms
have crept ' farther aifd farther
Ground theic partner's neck, "
OMAHA, THE GATE CITY OF THE WEST, OFFERS YOU GOLDEN OPPORTUNITIES.
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' WHOLESALERS IN
W. D. Williams Against Li
censing Big Five; Another
Brotherhood Chief Warns
Pacific Coast Strikers of
Suspension From Union if
Order Is Not Obeyed.
BY INTERNATIONAL BODY
"Unless There Is Decided Im
provement Government Will
Take Steps to Operate Line,"
Oakland. Cal. Aug. 27. All
striking yardmen employed in
Oakland railway yards, will re
turn to work at midnight to
night, it was officially announc
ed after a meeting of the strik
Terminals of transcontinen
tal lines of the Southern Paci
fic, Santa Fe and Western
Pacific companies are in Oak
land. San Francisco, Aug., 27.
Striking San .Francisco .yard
men, afteT a brief executive
session tonight, announced un
officially their resolution to re-"
main on strike was unchanged.
Los Aneeles. Aug. 27. (By The
Associated Press.) An order to all
member of the Brotherhood of
Kailway trainmen wno are on siriKe
in southern iantornia to return to
work, which . was received tonight
frnm W ' Cr. Lee. oresident of the
brotherhood, contained the warning
that members who failed to obey the
order would be suspended.
The message pointed out that the
strike had not been sanctioned by
the international organization and
added the members in engaging in
a sympathetic strike "will only make
bad situation very mucn worse.
Advices from the railroad adminis
tration is to the effect that the Pa
cific Electric is operating under
practically normal conditions with
strikebreakers and the only roads
embarrassed on the coast are government-controlled
lines where our
organization holds contracts.
,Stone Issues Warning.
"Unless there. is decided improve
ment the government will take steps
mefit received from Warren S.
Stone, chief of the locomotive en
gineers, and made public here to
nieht.' simultaneously with the or
der from Lee.
. As a result of the receipt . ot the
Wram lecal officers of the broth
erhood tonight posted the following
announcement signed by' Lee:
Advise an men or inc uipiuci
hood that we will not engage in
sympathetic strike and tell our men
that less than two months ago 258
members of the brotherhoods were
expelled from the organization at
Winniepeg for sympathetic action,
while many of them lost their posi
tions. Our members must return
to work and uphold their contracts
if they expect to retain memoer
ship in this organization."
Notice is Posted.
Simudfaneously the following no
tice, addressed to engineers ana
sierned bv Warren S. Stone, was
brdered posted: t
Effective at once, inform all
members of division that strike is
literal trom start to tinisn. au i t
members of the Brotherhood of LojHhe only defense he offered.
romotive Engineers will be reauired
to abide bvhe laws of the organi
zation and carry out the contracts
made in good faith, both by the
individual roads and the federal
government. Failing to do so, they
will be expelled inside 24 hours. Un
less there is a decided improvement
the government will take steps to
operate the roads. You all know
what this me"ans. Impress on every
one the necessity of using softer
thought and exercising common
sensed and not be carried awajr by
a wave ot mob law.
Brotherhood leaders went into
executive session to( c onsider the
new orders from Warren S. .Stone
and W. G. Lee, presidents of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi
neers and Brotherhood of Railway
trainmen, respectively, telling strik
(Contlnini on Pbr Two, Colnma Six.)
Liquor Violators to Be
Cleaned Out in U. S.
Washington, Aug. 27. Recent ar
rests in New York for violation of
the prohibition law will be followed
immediately by "clean ups1' in other
cities, Attorney General' Palmer an
nounces. He declared that liquor
dealers wha thought "the law en-'
forcement activities of the Depart
ment of Justice liad been laid aside
for the high cost of living inves
tigation would be shown they, were
Gompers Off to Capital.
New York, Aug. 27 Samuel Gom-1
pers, president of the American
Federation of Labor, who "arrived
here Tuesday -from Europe, leTt
Wednesday midnight with his staff
for Washington. j '
Washington, Aug. 27. A proces
sion ot witneses, representing sec
tions ot the United Mates scattered
from Texas to New York City, va
ried as to occupation and views, but
all a unit in opposing passage of the
Kenyon and Kendrick bills for regu
lating the packing industry, were
heard Wednesday by the senate ag
ricultural committee. Stockmen pre
dominated in the list, but grocers,
farmers, feeders, bankers and com
mission men were included.
Frank Currie of Gard, Neb., a cat
tie man and .state senator, an
nounced he opposed the bills "be
cause they would Germanize the
United States." I
wrve heard every other argu
ment against them, but the pro
German one," Senator Ketryon, re
publican, Iowa, author of one of the
Regulated in Germany
'Well, they are used to being
licensed and regulated over in Ger
many," Currie retorted.
W. D. Williams of Omaha, oper
ator of a chain of grocery stores,
said that the packers made for com
petitive markets on groceries and
started a backfire on wholesale gro
cers who have advocated the legis
lation. He recited his own diffi
culties in securing stocks for chain
"You regard this opposition as an
indication of combination among the
wholesalers?" Senator Kenyon
"I do," Williams responded.
He said that he had laid the facts
before the federal trade commis
sion and that an investigation had
been started. Harry Veeder, coun
sel for Swift and company, obtained
permission to insert a considerable
amount of " correspondence in the
record, showing that grocery job
bers had refused to supply -Williams.
J G. Emboden, president-of the
Illinois Live Stock association; Irv
ing S. Cook of Byron, N. Y.; James
Strickler of Skidmore, Mo., and
Robert Thompson of Benton, Mo.,
were among, cattle raisers who ob
jected to the measures. Chairman
Gronna announced that Colorado
stockmen would be heard Thursday.
FREED OF CHARGE
AFTER SAYING HE
WAS WITH RINGER
Disorderly House Case Against
Negro Hotel Proprietor
Dismissed by Court.
Charged with running a disorderly
house, Noah E. Ware, negro, pro
prietor of the Booker T. Washing
ton hotel, 1719 Cushing street, was
released yesterday morning in police
court by Judge Foster upon offer
ings the explanation that a man, 35
years old, and a girl of IS years old,
were given a room while he was in
troducing J. Dean Ringer at a
Despite the fact that the man and
the girl had been staying in -the
house for a week, and notwithstand
ing that Ware did not deny the
charge, Judge Foster took as suffi
cient excuse the man's explanation
that he was attending a political
church meeting with the police com
missioner at the tirrie the guests ar
rived at his place. .
Ware refused to employ an at
torney. He spoke in his own de-fl
fense. 1 was called to the church
Dean Ringer," was
Fall, MoCumber and Nelson
Join in Debate in Which
Desks Are Pounded and
Voices Are flaised.
HINGIS ON SHANTUNG
New Mexico Member Accuses
North Dakota Senator of De
fending Award to Japan on
Grounds of Justice.
This was enough to satisfy TudKe
Foster, and the prisoner was dis
missed immediately. The man and
the girl were held.
It is not Judge Foster's custom
to dismiss an alleged disorderly
case if there is any possible chance
of imposing a fine.
$50,000 Reward Offer
. for Scalp of Villa
- ." j- - '.
Washington, , Aug. 27. Denial
that President Carranza had auth
orized a reward of $50,000. for the
capture of Francisco Villa is made
by the Mexican embassy.
"It was recently published in the
American newspapers." the state
ment said "that President Caranza
had authorized the governor of the
state of Chihuahua to offer a re
ward of $50,000 for the capture of
Francisco Villa. The Mexican em
bassy is in receipt of official advices
stating that the reward was not au
thorized by President Carranza but
that.it was offered only by the gov
ernor of Chihuahua."
May Require Official
Count to Decide Election
Jackson, Miss., Aug. 27. An of
ficial count may be necessary to de
cide the democratic gubernatorial
nominee for Mississippi as a result
of Tuesday's primary. Lieutenant
Governor Russell's manager claims
a majority . oi , a.uuu, wnne Uscar
Johnston's manager claims 1,000 ma
jority - - ' ,
Washngton, Aug. '27. (By The
Associated Press.) Senate debate
on the peace treaty rose to the bit
terest point today since the docu
ment was presented by President
Facing at a distance of a few
feet Senator Fall, republican, New
Mexico, who had just asserted that
Senator McCumber, republican,
North Dakota, had in his address
yesterday on Shantung defended on
the ground of justice the award td
Japan of "goods stolen from China,"
the North Dakota senator declared
that the assertion was "unquali
fiedly false," and that he had not
justified Germany's action.
This brought a quick retort from
Senator Fall that Senator McCum
ber had defended the Shathung pro
vision and had claimed that Japan
had the right to take Shantung. By
this time both senators had raised
their voices to a high pitch and
were pounding their desks. Senator
McCumber, replying shouted to Sen
ator Fall that Japan derived the
right to Shantung under a solemn
pledge to return it, "but you leave
that out or your statement," referr
ing to the assertion regarding Jap
an's unqualified right.
Previously Senator Fall, who was
defending the action of the foreign
relations committee in adopting an
amendment to give German rights
in Shantung to China instead of to
Japan, was interrupted by Senator
Nelson, republican, Minnesota, who
declared if the committee had made
"mince meat" of the treaty, the sen
ate would brush the action aside.
When Senator Fall said he would
not enter into discussion with the
Minnesota senator because of the
latter's age, Senator Nelson re
snnnHpH that the senator could con
sider himself "the youngest man irii
the senate" and as one who was
"neither in his second childhood in
this matter nor in the Mexican matter."
Further defending the committee's
vote on the Shantung amendment,
Senator Fall said he was weary of
some who wished to make the na
tion accept the treaty -"just as it
came from the WhTt House type
writer with no mofe consideration
for the American people than was
shown the Germans when they
signed at the point of the bayonet."
Open Hearing to Start.
The' foreien relations committee
in a meeting preceding tlfe senate
session was unable to proceed with
its consideration of proposed amend
ments and will begin tomorrow an
extended schedule of open hearings.
It is understood that the leaders ex
pect to complete the report to the
senate by the end ot next week.
Another development in the Shan
tung question was the beginning of
an attempf by a group of republi
cans, who have agreed on a set of
reservations to the league of na
tions covenant to get together on a
reservation expressing the senate's
regret at the Shantung award.
, The reservations which would be
proposed as a substitue for the
foreign relations committee's' amend
ment will be discussed at a con
ference of several republicans to-i
At tomorrow's sessfon the com-,
mittee will hear a . delegation of
American negroes regarding the dis
position of Germany's African col
onies. Representatives of the Equal
Rights League and of the League of
Darker peoples of. the world are
among those expected to appear,
i Senator Owen, democrat, Oklaho
ma, who had expected to address the
senate today on the treaty, announc
ed he would not speak until next
American Minister -to,
Washington Aug." 27.-rDr. Paul
Reinsch, American , minister to
China, has resigned. His resigna
tion is now in the hands of Presi
dent Wilson, but it was denied that
he had presented it "suddenly," as
reported in Japanese, dispatches to
It was said at theWhite House
that the president had not yet acted
on the resignation. Reasons which
led Dr. Reinsch to ask'to be re
lieved of his office were not made
public. , j V , .
Dr. Reinsch was- appointed min
ister to China in 1913 when William
Jennings Bryan was secretary of
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Carranza "Ha, Ha, Note Number Seventy-Nine!"
KILL OWNER OF
Three 16-Year-Old Boys At
tempt Holdup and Shoot
Proprietor When He
Nathan Shapiro, 43 years old,
proprietor of a grocery store at
2601 Hamilton street, was shot and
killed at 9:55 o'clock last night by
one of three 16-year-old boys who
tried to hold him up.
Jimmie Key, 15 years old, 2633
Hamilton street, . was arrested by
the police and held for investiga
tion. Pauline 'Shapiro, , the mur
dered man's 12-year-old daughter,
who witnessed the shooting, said
Key "lopks like one of the trio."
Robert Hines, 18 years old, of
2432 Blondo street, and Theodore
Mitchell, 17, of 1309 Davenport
street, were arrested as suspects
early this morning at Fourte'enth
and Dodge streets by the morals
squad. Ofticers said the two
answered the description of the ban
dits. . . a . Struggles With Bandit.
According to the account given
the police by witnesses, the three
boys entered the stpre at 9:55. All
three carried revolvers. They or-L
dered Shapiro to put up his hands.
He refused to do so and seized the
foremost . of the three. The boy
he seized pressed his revolver to
Shapiro's stomach and fired. The
bullet entered Shapiro's right side
below the ribs.
The other two boys started to
back out of the door. Shapiro strug
gled with the lad who had shot him,
and ejected him. '. Pauline Shapiro
ran from across the street to her
In front of the store the struggle
continued. Shapiro got his antago
nist down and then suddenly seemed
to lose his strength.
The lad wriggled out a little from
under Shapiro, and pressing his re
volver to the man' head, pulled the
1 1 Fusillade Covers Retreat
The three lads ran across the in
tersection of Hamilton and Twentyr
sixthstrets, and turning, fired five
more shots at their victim as'he lay
(Continued on Pare Two, Column One.)
School for Bolshevism '
, Raided in Chicago
Chicago, Aug. 27. A school of
bolshevism, it 'as alleged by detec
tives, was raided Tuesday night and
18 men arrested in the Russian Fed
erations hall. A quantity of litera
ture in Russian dealing with the
Emma Goldman and Tom Mooncy
cases was seized. .
According to the detectives most
of the members are young men who
are instructed in bolshevism by
The prisoners will be interrogated
by government agents as well as the
police, according to . the detectives.
Gamblers in Antwerp Use
Diamonds for ChipsT Then
Sell Chips for Real Cash
Guests Present Strange Appearance as They Sit Opposite
One Another at Little preen Tables, Some Smartly
Dressed, Others with Long Beards and Soiled Linen,
But All in Grip of the Fever of Chance. N
Palmer Urges Against Public
Being Influenced by Propa
ganda of Merchants Who
Wish to Sell Wares.
HOG AND CATTLE
PRICES SLUMP $1
Antwerp, Aug. 27. (By Univer
sal Service.) Antwerp is in the
throes of a diamond fever such as
has never been known anywhere be
fore. Not less than six diamond
clubs have been opened in the last
These are clubs only in name,
for they have nothing of the usual
comfortable accommodations gen
erally associated with such institu
tions. Their main feature is a large
room filled with rows of small ta
bles. The room looks for all the
world like a card playing etasblish
ment. It is the guests, however, who
present the strangest appearance.
There are smart young men dress
ed in the latest styles, and important
looking men bearing the, unmistaki
able mark of the stock exchange
habitue and peculiar old men with
long, beards and soiled linen and
ancient Prince Albert suits all min
gled together and, drivirig bargains
among themselves at -figures that
would rejoice -any banker, even in
Iwo by two, they sit., opposite
each other at the little green ta,'
bles. , carelessly fingering handfuls
of uncut diamonds as if they were
Conversations the Same.
1 he conversations are pretty
much the same all over the room.
"How much did you pay for the
"Two hundred crowns."
"All right;.! buy it with 8 per
cent profit for you.
And the money is handed over
at once, in cash. Then the seller
looks around and having nothing
better-to do, leans over the shoulder
of an acquaintance at another table,
driving another bargain. And the
gambling fever gets him "again and
he feels sorry he has sold. So he
buys another lot and sometimes he-
buys back' the' very one he has sold
Thus the prices are pushed up in
this extraordinary diamond ex
One of the oldest Antwerp firms
has given your correspondent the
following1 figures concerning dia
mond prices:' ' '
$28 a Carat Before War.
(Before' the war the uncut stone
cost $28 a' carat 'and .$32 ancr rut
ting.- immediately after. the declara
(Contlnned on Page Two, Column Ftvo)
Six Yank Sailors
Holdup in Paris
Paris, Aug. 27. Six men wearine
United States navy uniforms carried
out a spectacular holdup Tuesday
night in a barroom run by the fa
mous French clown, Footit.
The men.entered the bar at 11
o'clock and -five of them lined' up
the customers against the wall and
searched their1 pockets. Meanwhile
the other man rifled the till, taking
from it in addition to 10,000 francs,
Footit's watch and a diamond ting.
Footit endeavored to defend his
place against the marauders and
broke a champagne bottle over the
Jiead of one of the men, who, how
ever, apparently was not injured.
room became famous through his
appearance as a clown on the
Qdeon stage. He is well known to
the patrons of all theParis vaude
ville houses. During the war he
opened an "American bar" on Mon
Oenikine Forces Dominate
Area Larger Than Germany
Paris, Aug. 27. (By The Assd-
cated Press.) General Denikine,
the anti-boIsheviWeader in southern
Russia, now dominates a territory
larger than Germany and his forces
are daily progressing into central
Russia with comparatively slight
opposition.' .' ; i
BeKeve Two Derby
in Lake Ontario
Buffalo, Aug. 27. Lieut. H. E."
Slater, pilot: Sereeant Strickland.
observer, and their DeHaviland
i....w - -- -, iiu.itmuviiai avi
ation derby, are missing and grave
fears, were entertained by flight of-
nciais- ncre mar tney rame oown m
Lake Ontario. Wednesday afternoon
and perished. -
Mineola, N. Y., Aug. 27. Eleven
American entrants in the interna
tional aerial derby had completed
the 1,000-rriile flight to Toronto and
return when darkness and storms
on the route from Albany ended
further arrivals at Roosevelt field
Wednesday night. They arrived be
tween 5:30 o'clock rd 8 o'clock.
A large crowd was on hand and
cheered lustily as each new arrival
dropped down out of the clouds and
made a perfect landing.
Austrian, Treaty Not Yet
Ready for Presentation
Paris, Aug. 27.VThe- supreme
council of the peace conference met
of the treaty with Austria. During
this week the council will hold
morning sessions only, as Premier
Clemenceau and Foreign Minister
Pirhnn will attend tn ficoi.ccM
the peace treaty in 'the chamber of
deputies each afternoon. " .
Master Butchers of America
of New York State Agree on
Tentative Fair Margin Sched
ule Covering Meat Items. v
Washington, Aug. p. (By The'
Associated Press.) Prices are" be
ginning to turn downward in vari
ous parts of the country, but' the
slump has not yet' gathered , mo
mentum sufficient to affect pur
chases for immediate use, according
to reports to the Department of Jusr
Attorney General Palmer, asked
today how soon results could be ex- .
pected from the campaign to reduce
the cost of living,' said all the gov
ernment wanted was a fair chance
to show whit could be done to take .
the artificial inflajion out of the.
market. He said officials were wetl
pleased with the success so far at
tained and that cumulative results
were expected when congress enacts '
amendments to the food control law
by which criminaj penalties can be
imposed on profiteers and ' hoarders.-
, ' - .
"We .hope the public will begin
to reap the benefit of our efforts
before long," Mr. Palmer said. "For
instance, we are making progress in
obtaining promises from shoe rnanu-.
facturers as to fixing a limit beyond
which prices shall not go."
Propaganda, which apparently is
nation-wide, on the part of shop-
keepers seeking to induce purchases'1,
now on the pretext that prices will
be materially higher next season,
was condmned by Mr. Palmer as one
certain thing which would' make
prices continue rising if heeded. His
attention was called to advertise
ments in various papery stating
straw hats, clothing and other non-
perishable articles should be bought
before next year s prices become 1
It is very unfortunate that some
merchants take that attitude and we f
have been studying the situation,"
the attorney general said. "Exten
sive purchases now, reducing .the
supply and increasing the demand,
would make their predictiotisi come
true, whereas we hope- for a normal
price level if the people do not stam
pe'de into a buying hysteria."
Hogs and Cattle. Cheaper..
Chicago, Aug. 27. A drop, of $1
a 100 pounds on the 'average - for
hogs, with lower prices for beef cat
tie at the stock yards today was y
ascribed to several reasons and par-"
tiaiiy to the general protest against
tlfe high cost or living. Market men
said the tendency was for still lower
hog prices, particularly after the fall '
marketing, and they professed to see
a break in high living costs. ! -
the public has curtailed. its buy
ing of pork and beef recently, -while
live stock receipts are large.A The '
eastern market failed to act as an '
emergency outlet, and - the packers
virtually withdrew their buyers from
the pens today, leaving thousands of
hogs and cattle without buyers and
speculators were hard hit. ' , !
fcxport' business has been . de
pressed by the foreign exchange situation,-
live stock men say. and the -
receipts of accumulations of hogs on
the farms during the recent strike
of railroad shopmen and a strong
run of hogs in prospect, caused the
weak market. ; -
$1.50 Difference in Day. f -While
the average drop .for hoffs f
was at $1, the difference hetween
today's lowest point and yesterday's
high point was fully $1.50, live stock
authorities said, while the 'average '
drop tor beet cattle ,4oday ranged
(Contlnned on Pago Two, Colnma Six.) i
U. -S.-Warning to .
Turkey Cause of
Paris, Aug. 27. French officials-
are aroused over a warning to Tur-
key that massacres of Armenians,
must cease, which the United States
is alleged to have acted alone in
sending to the. Turkish government.
The subject has been under dis- .
cussion in the supreme council, in '
wnicnir is reporteo tnar there was
sharp criticism of American inter
ference in Turkey, through missions
and otherwise, despite the fact that
the United States has shown no dis
position to accept a mandate for
the administration of any Turkish
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