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The Omaha: Daily Bee
VOL 51 NO. 288.
Candidate of Union Pacific
Capture Honor of Head
in; Delegation to
Omaha's Total Is Largest
At lent right girlt will go to
Frame it remit of The Omaha
life' Good Will election, which
closed tt i o'clock yesterday after-
Large fVoosii were made at the
Omaha National hank by candidates
up until the closing minute of the
content. A votes will be accepted
which were mailed before 3 yester
day afternoon it U impossible to
give the oficial remit of the great
The final count will he published
ui the Sunday lice, including treet
ed'tiotu Saturday night.
Results now at hand indicate that
ihc following girls' are winners:
Min Nellie B. Dcmn, Union Pa-
Min Katherinc O'Brien, Bur
' lington Route.
Mii Elizabeth Kaufmann, live
Min Ella Fenn, Advo girl.
Miis Anna McNamara, M. E.
. Smith & Co.
Miia Kathleen Rostiter, Orchard
ft Wilhelm company.
Miu Elizabeth Pace, Council
. Miis Irene Rice, Alliance Timet,
The Bet Contest Leads.
At 3 yesterday afternoon, the
amount of money . deposited ' at
the Omaha National bank brought
the total for the last day of the con
test up to $19.244..V. and the grand
total up to $49,341.17, thus placing
the Omaha contest, conducted by
The Bee, far ahead of similar contests
in other cities.
The largest amount raised else
where was $25,000 at Springfield.
Mass. But $23,000 was raised at
Louisville. Ky and a simiUr con
test conducted by a St. Paul news
paper, which closed two days ago.
uftcr running for the same length of
time as the Omaha election, netted
but $18,000 and gave but two girls
pri opportunity to make the trip to
Trance with Miss Anne Morgan.
Considered Prosperity Indication.
. This is taken by the election man
ager not only as an indication of the
prosperity of Omaha and the sur
rounding territory, but also as ' a
tribute to the contestants, and. the
agencies which aided" them. ' It 'was
considered lt theGrt remarlcaWe
in that The. Bee used Jess than half
the space iu advertising the contest
than did the other papers' w hich won
far less results.' i-
By virtue of her splendid showing
Miss Donn probably has . won the
honor of being named the official
head of the national delegation which
will sail for France July 22. - It was
the unselfish efforts of , contest
leaders which aided other candi
dates to win trips. Until the con
test terminated yesterday afternoon
the-. race between- Miss Donn and
Miss O'Brien was sufficiently close
to- keen rival sr.nporters' in doubt.
. Candidates, w ith . their campaign
managers and supporters, began
gathering at the bank before 2 oclock,
mid formed excited, animated little
proups until they all had finally made
l!icir Vim! deposits. There was a gay
interchange of conversation between
candidates, and signs of good feeling
o;i all sides. v ' - .. ' ,..'
Example of Good WilL
A feature of the campaign was the
v.oi-1; of Miss Rice of Alliance, her
s. If a candidate, for Miss O'Brien of
fie Burlington route, Like Miss
O'Brien Miss Rice is V Burlington
employe, and in a spirit of self-sacri-v
fee and loyalty she devoted her ef
forts to ."Miss O'Brien's candidacy.
The great number of votes cast en
abled her also to win a trip, unless
mailed votes displace her.'
Photographs of the winning candi
dates will apoear with the final re
sults, in The Sunday Bee, when can
didates will tell how they won and
how it feels to be a winner.
7 Postal (Jerks Arrested in
$1,500,000 N. Y. Bond Theft
New York, May .19. Seven post
office clerks were arrested early to
day charged with acting in concert
iu the theft of SI ,500.000 worth of
bonds from the United States mails
here last July.
The arrests resulted from a con
fession made, according to postoffice
inspectors, by Mark Von Eschen,
who was arrested in "the Bronx w ith
$j9,700 of the stolen bonds in his
possession January 19 and sentenced
to the federal penitentiary in Atlan
ta. Ga., for five years March 28.
The theft became known last Juty
after the arrest of Mrs. Abe Attell,
divorced wife of the former pugilist,
charged with attempting to dispose
cf part of the bonds, which disap
peared while en route from the fed
eral reserve bank to the Treasury
department in Washington, v
The prisoners -named are Gustave
, Feldman, Morris Steinberg. Edward
Fogel, Abraham Goldsmith. Harry
Shapero, Gustave Galles and Irving
Constitutional Limit of 18
Years for Workers Urged
Washington, May 19. A joint res
solution proposing an amendment to
the federal constitution giving con
gress the right to regulate or prohibit
the employment of children under 18
years of age was introduced in the
senate today by Senator Johnson,
republican, California. Tne amend
ment, Mr. Johnson said, was pro
posed in an effort to meet the situa
tion resulting from the recent de- :
' ciskm of the supreme court holding j
the child labor Haw unconstitutional j
ttSSS llW M. I MI ai
OS . . VMM M
as AM at Man L lUl,
Miss Nellie B. Donn ,
Is Victor in Contest
Standing of Candidates
Miti Nellie B. Donn 190.047
Miu Katherine O'Brien .. 122.133
Miti Elisabeth Kaufmann. 70,000
Miti Ella Fenn 50.117
Mill Anna McNamara .... 28.868
Miu Kathleen Rosiiter .. 19.321
Min Elizabeth Pace 3.473
Min Irene Rice 2.087
Min Gladys Hitchcock ... 1 ,823
Mii Myrtle Wood 1,340
Mrs. Agnei Hall 1,350
'Miu Anna Funk 888
Min Grace Endrei 312
Votei of withdrawn candi
Total votei cait
Tariff Law Will
President' Predicts Shortage
of Common Labor in 90
Days and Return to
, "Normalcy." ;
By GEORGE F. AUTHIER.
Washington Corrcsnoadtitt Omaha Met.
Washington, May 19. (Special
Telegram.) President Harding, ac
cording to statements . made at the
White House today, seei a return ot
DrosDeritv and' believes that, within
VU day? there will- be a snortage or
common labor" in the United States.
This is the first time the president
has so definitely tommitted himself
toc-the jdea-of life turning of the tide
in industrial affairs. ,V " -,. - -
The president finds all reports fav
oring the idea that prosperity is just
around the corner and thinks it can
be frightened away only by a lood
of imports. The inference is clear, he
helieves 'the tariff law should be re
lied upon to prevent this. -. ,
The reports which the president
has shown as a return to "normalcy"
jn the farming industry, ' with ; the
exception of the livestock branch,
which is still suffering depression.
The grain industry, off the contrary,
is regarded as having turned the cor
ner. .. ' ' .
The depression in the livestock in
dustry is regarded as. due in part to
excessive freight charges, and the
president is seeking to remedy this
situation by the conference which he
will, hold Saturday .night, with rail
way. - executives. - The president is
committed ' to. the idea of . lower
freight rales and is determined they
shall be brought about if possible.
-' The president' believes differences
between capital and labor,, as well as
misdirected corporation opposition
to necessary changes, can be brought
about by conference. . It is with this
object- in view that he consulted the
steel men last night with the view
of having the 12-hour day eliminated
and will consult the railroad execu
tives Saturday night with the view of
lowermg freight rates.
Son of Herbert P. Crane
.Injured in Auto Wreck
Chicago, May 18. Val Craiie, son
of Herbert P. Crane, millionaire and
former husband of Mrs. Elida Piza
Crane, Costa Rican beauty,, was se
riously injured in an auto accident
test night when his car . was struck
by a train near St. Charles,. 111., it
was learned today. ; - - ,-
Crane was badly, injured about the
head and suffered a broken leg.
$6,750 Cash Sale By
; Using One Bee
;. "Want" Ad
:, ' Mr. F. . . . B. . . . . . . .x,
whose phone number is
WA-lnut 1057, inserted
the following "want" ad
exclusively in The Omaha
Bee Tuesday evening and
' (one insertion) :'
FOR SALE BY OWNER.
- I built this homo to llv in and
buildinir is my business: 7 rooms
and bath, full 2-story, all modern,
oak finish in principal rooms, 3 -
bedrooms with lots of windows and
I closets : located on a south front '
terraced lot. 267 Evans, in a re
stricted district and on a beautiful
shaded street near Omaha Univer-'
sitr and Lothrot) school: enclosed
rear yard with an abundance of
fruit: larte-sarare. 14x10 ft., all
newly painted. , This is certainly a
bargain at SS.75 with terms. Tele
phone Webster 1S17. "Benbow,"
the owner. .' , .
By Thursday noon "he had
. sold the house, getting cash in
full. In addition, he received
six other inquiries.
BEE - "WANT" ADS GET
RESULTS QUICKLY! '
Fhaa years to AT-laatic 1000 .
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Iniprctori Fustrite Plain for
Holdup of City Hall Sta
tion in New York
Seven Men Arrested.
May Gear Other Thefts
By lb Asaswlate hre.s.
New Vork, May 19. A gigantic
postoffice holdup, surpassing iu spec
ularity and daring any of the recent
registered mail theft of the million
dollar and up class, would have been
perpetrated at the City Hall postof
fice tomorrow but for the keen work
of a postoffice inspector who grew
a bad man's beard, consorted with
the plotters and uncovered their
This was the statement of I'ostof-
I ficc Inspector Doran in making pub
lic tne uctaus 01 tne arrest ot seven
men ix of them present or- past
lie asserted that their capture
would clraf up the registered mail
theft of July 18, when $1,477,000 in
Liberty bonds bound for Washington
were stolen trom the mails, would
aid in solving a heretofore undis
closed theft of $40,000 in securities
addressed to Watertown, N. Y., and
might go far toward clearing up the
$2,000,000 mail truck holdup in low
er Broadway last October.
Planned Daylight Holdup.
Plans had been laid arid were to
have been carried out In broad day
light for the holdup and robbing of
the entire registered mail section of
the City Hall station, through which
millions in securities flow daily from
the Wall street financial zone, In
spector Doran said. Orders had been
issued to shoot any. employe who re
The plotters had . visited the City
Hall station several times and made
a careful survey of the "layout," and
planned their raid in great detail. In
deed, Inspector Doran said, they had
gone to the station several weeks,
ago, ready to "pull" the holdup, but
had been deterred by the accidental
presence' of several inspectors, which
had led them to fear their plot had
It was the imminence of the new
date set for the holdup that sent po
lice and postoffice inspectors on a
roundup campaign last night. .
Gained Men's Confidence.
One of 16. inspectors, it was said,
had been workin ' his ' 'way for
weeks into the' confidence of the ac
cused men. posing as a boastful fel
low mail bandit. --? . -. :
The - bearded man. it " was said.
succeeded in getting himself "count
ed in" on the brooosed Citv Hall !
station holdup, and talked it' over
in detail with the others in his sup
posed "den." which he had wired I
with telephone devices.
1 he seven captives taken last night
were confronted with transcripts of j
the telephonic record early today in !
the presence of the bearded inspec
tor and some are alleged to have j
confessed. , :
Much data of their earlier opera-j
tions already had been gathered!
and recorded by the telephonic de-1
vices at' boasting fests set in mo
tion by the thrilling stories of mail
banditry told bv the "bearrfpit 0iit '
as his robber friends called him.
4 Catholics Slain by K-
: j Belfast Assassins
... . ... .- j.,.'
Belfast, May v19. (By A.' p.)
Four men, all of them Catholics,
were dragged from their beds at
Desertmartin, County' Derry, early
today and murdered. Half of the vil
lage was burned. . , ,.
Terrorists began their work again
early today. Two hours before the
expiration of the curfew period in
cendiary blaze3 were started in dif
ferent parts of the city and before 9
o'clock six buildings were", on fire,
including' the offices of a distillery.
Soon after midnight a number of
armed men attacked the barracks of
the special constabulary in pock
street and a fierce conflict ensuld, in
which several of. the attackers were
injured. It is reported that three
motor cars were used to remove the
wounded. None , of , the constables
was injured. ' , . .- ,.
Jury 11 to 1 for Conviction
of Boy Who Stole $772,0001
Chicago, May 19.-The jury in the'l
secona trial ot Willie Dalton, boy
bank clerk who stole $772,000 worth
of Liberty bonds, was discharged to
day after it had failed to affrp Thr
-" Dalton's case attracted nation-wide
attention, not only because of his
youth 17 and the amount taken, but
because of a similar case a short time
previous when former Judge K. M.
Landis, then on the bench, said that
bank officials were partly to blame
for robberies by bank clerks because
they surrounded them with millions
of dollars and paid them small sal
aries." Dalton was erroneously quoted
as saying Judge Landis' statements
! had influenced him. Dalton repeat
! cdly said that he had never heard of
j Judge Landis' remarks.
Two Killed in Explosion
f . at Harvard University
Cambridge, Mass., May 19. Two
men were killed and two injured in
a gas explosion in the basement of
Jefferson physical laboratory at Har
vard university, this afternoon. The
j dead are A. K. Dunbar of Cambridge,
a fellow for research in engineering,
! and William Connell of Cambridge,
j a carpenter employed, in the building.
The two injured men 'were Henry
j Reiss, New York citv and D. A.
j Cohan. , ,
r- a . rt
,-aseot Arthur burch
Is Given to Jury
Lot Angeles, May 19. The cue of
Arthur C. Burch, on trial for the
murder of J. Helton Kennedy here
s . e .
.-ugui a, was given to rue jury ai
4:50 this afternoon.
A. Culberson, the alternate or 13th
juror, was excused when the jury re
tired to the jury room. Upon being
questioned, lulberson said if he had
cast a vote it would have been for
Jefferis Here to
for U. S. Senate
Nebraska Congressman Says
Government Economy and
Juet Tax Distribution
Paramount Issues. ,
Congressman A. W. Jefferis, home
from Washington to campaign the
state for the republican nomination
for United States senator, comment
ed yesterday on a rumor that he
might withdraw. He said:
"It is evident that this rumor
emanated from those who would like
to see me withdraw. It u as ab
Uurd as it is untrue. I almost would
say that it is dirty, politics. I have
absolutely no thought of withdraw
ing. I am in the race to win and
will campaign the state until the
orimaries on July 18."
The congressman said he realized
that reasonable economy in govern
ment, national and local, is the para-
mout issue now. A just distribution
of taxation also is an issue, he stat
ed. He favori efforts of the Ameri
can Farm Bureau federation in en
deavorina to obtain adoption by con
gress of a resolution which would al
low state legislatures to modify the
national constitution so that securi
ties now tax-free will be subject to
Hopei for Early Deciiion.
"I am interested in urging the In
terstate Commerce commission to ar
rive at an early decision on railroad
rate hearings started last December,"
he said. The understanding m
Washington is that President Hard
ing will use his influence on Satur
day, when he conters witn leading
railroad men of the country on rates.
The purpose of this conference is
to obtain from railroad executives
an expression of willingness to lower
rates, . so that the Interstate Com
merce commission will be prompted
to enter, their order without further
' The' St. Lawrence waterway
araiect is near to the heart of Con
gressman Jefferis. He asserted that
he is deeply interested in cneaper
transportation for the central west.
" ,Too Much Crime. ;
"We are so far removed from the
seaboard that the cost of getting our
product! to the seaboard is too high
when we enter the marketi of the
world," he explained.
On another line ot tnougnt ne
said: "There are too much crime
and too many criminals in this
country. Respect for law enforce
ment and obedience to law are tne
duties of every citizen. The consti-
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luiion is as uiiiumik uyvii miu-wuiM-
holders as upon officeholders.- - ,
"Durimr the war nearly every ac
tivity was centralized in the national
Kovernment and the public,' mind
continues to be impregnated more or
less with the idea that the national
government should continue to ob
serve that policy in" time of peace.
This tendency to impose upon the
national government responsibilities
which belong to the states and local
divisions, in my opinion, should
cease. The further creation of cen
tralized bureaucracies at Washing
ton is destructive of local self gov
ernment in the states.,
Proud of Success.
"Government of the people, r by
the people and for the people can
best succeed when each individual
does his full part toward enacting
proper laws and then obeying such
The congressman asserted that
every republican should be proud of
the sucpess achieved in national af
fairs by the present administration.
He stated that a substantial, reduc
tion of expenses of the national gov
ernment has been accomplished.
During hi talks through Ne
braska, Mr. Jefferis will explain how
and why the -national budget has
been reduced from $19,000,000,000
for for the fiscal year ended June
30.-1919, to $4,500,000,000 for. the year
ended June 30 of this" year. ,
Movies by Radio Now Possible
Method of. Sending Pictures by Wireless Perfected'
After 20 Years of Experimenting Inventor
Solves Problem While on Airplane Flight. V "
Omaha De Iasrd Wire.
'Washington, May 19. Moving pic-'
tures now may be transmitted by
radio from -a central broadcasting
station into the homes of the people,
or -happenings on the other side
of -the world may be flashed into
newspaper offices, notorious ' crim
inals may be exhibited in one cen
tral station and their likeness shown
to the police in every city, town and
hamlet of the world instantaneously.
This announcement came from the
laboratory of C. Francis Jenkins,
who for more than 20 years has been
working on this idea along with
other moving picture inventions.
Though he has been working for
years on, the transmission of pic
tures by wireless, it. so happened that
the solution of the problem came
to him while flying in his airplane
over Mount Vernon several weeks
ago. He. went immediately to his
l?boratory arid experiments proved
the solution which occurred to him
while in the air. . The great obstacle
to its. perfection was in correcting
eitofs in the new prismatic rings."
MAY 20, 1922.
BOOHto )CWr YOU MAKE fatPfc 0
CANT VOU COME 'JA C if T&'jM'l
to Make Rate for
Seat in Congress
Friends Caus Big Sixth Rep
resentative to Withdraw
Announcement That He '
; Will Retire.
By GEORGE P. AUTHIER.
(Washlnctoti Caorcpsondeat, Omaha, Be.)
Washington, May 19. (Special
Telegram.) . Representative Moses
P. Kinkaid of the sixth Nebraska
district, today reconsidered the de
cision, announced by him yesterday,
to retire . from congressional serv
ice at the close of his present term.
Announcement of Representative
Kinkaid s decision was contained in
the following brief statement:
On the advices of friends, -from
our aixtn aisinci ana in ine siaic
and physicians here, I have recon
sidcred my decision reached and an
nounced in the newspapers to with
draw and shall continue as a can
didate in -the primary elections."
The announcement of Representa
tive Kinkaid a decision to retire
brought a flood of telegrams from
his old friends in the district and
throughout Nebraska. . These friends
informed Representative Kinkaid
they would undertake to bear the
burden of his primary and election
campaign and urged him to continue
in the service of the district.
Manl' of his friends in the house
joined in urging him to reconsider
the decision made . yesterday.
Under the circumstances,.. .Repre
sentative Kinkaid reached ' the con
clusion that he might take things
more easily in the future and his
physicians admitted that a moderate
continuation of his activities might
prove less dangerous than a sudden
iteration in nis manner oi living.
owa Canning Plant Burned
Keokuk, la.. May 19. The Nauvoo
Canning company factory at Nau
voo, ill., was destroyed by tire. .
Always in the manufacture of1 these
rings, of which he also is the inven
tor, there was an error which could
not be eradicated. '.The solution is
to take two of the prisntatic rings,
one with a plus error and the other
with an equal minus error, to give
the zero of perfection necessary to
accomplish the results which he an
nounced today. i
Besides the prismatic rings, which
furnish the real secret of the 'new
method of broadcasting ' pictures,
there is a light detecting box which
takes the picture through a lens
in front of the prismatic rings and
as the light rays pass through, it
sends them out through the air just
as the voice is sent out by the car
bon transmitter. On the receiving
end -there is an ordinary telegraph
instrument with a mirror affixed
to it. ' The light wave causes this
instrument to vibrate and the mir
ro sends the light on through a
"light valve," which is nothing more
than a glass tube filled with carbon
bisulphide and wound with Tire,
murh after the fashion of the tuning
coil now used in wireless
MsM tl ssarlt Isltf s Seaau.
w eia fsaa u sssfit
Will He Weaken?
Jack Dempsey Back
From Trip to Europe
Wearing a ruonacle and grin
ning all over. Jack Dempsey ar
rived in the United States yester
day on the steamship Aquitania
after a several weeks sojourn in
Europe, r -f: .w.;w p K;' '' '
' Commissioner K. M.' Landis de
clines to say whether Babe Ruth,
the Krowned Kleagle of Klouters,
will be permitted to play today. '
Metz's home run proved the de
ciding factor in the Sioux City
Packers' S to 2 victory over the
Omaha Buffaloes yesterday.
Johnny Dundee, junior . light
weight champion, and. Charlie
White of Chicago, have -been
signed to meet over the 10-round
route at Rock Island, III. ' .
rOB DETAILS SEB FACE 10.
Girl Who Drank
Acid to Recover
Shirley Okun Will Get Well
. Say Attendants at Lord
Mrs. Shirley Okun,. pretty 17-year-old
wife of Sam Okun, 1434 North
Eighteenth street, 'will5 recover from
the effects of acid she drank in an.
attempt to end her life Thursday aft
ernoon, according to Attendants at
Lord Lister hospital late last night.
But the effects of her attempt to
"end it aril" is being, fell, by others.
Her husband filed a petition Tor di
vorce yesterday, alleging cruelty and
declaring she left him on several oc
casions. . -
Gilbert Jaffey, '20-year-old violin
ist to whom her sentimental letters
were Written, , stated yesterday that
the affair threatens to shatter his
most cherished dream, that of study
ing in Europe. -y.
I m ' through with worne. la
mented Jaffey. "But if he wants me
to come out to the hospital, to. see -
her I guess I would. ; It's all so terri
ble and if. mother, down in JCansas
City, should hear of this it would' kill
her. I've retained an " attorney,
though, and I'm afraid the dollars
I've been saving to go to Europe
to study will be all gone before I
Warm Greeting at Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany, "May 19.
(By A. P.) There were tears min
gled with smiles and shouts of joy
wnen the steamship Hansa arrived
yesterday, bearing 1,000 German-
Americans,', the. majority of whom
had not visited the fatherland 'for a
decade. ' " '
Scenes of great enthusiasm were
enacted along the shore as uproari
ous greetings reverberated across
the waters to the newcomers from
the throats of 200,000 old-time friends
and relatives. From the deck of the
huge ship came strains of "Deutsch
land uber Alles." Many houses in
the vicinity of the harbor were lis-
playing not the new republican col
ors, but the prewar black, white and
Humphrey for Congress
Broken , Boa:. Xeb.. Mav 19.
(Special Telegram.") Filing fee paid
county treasurer s office and pe
tition signed by 40 republican voters
for A. R. Humphrey for congress
from the "Big Sixth" vas sent to
the secretary of state's office
Hi fc4. M M. Miwa Sk tt m
eiif aaa assasa. , assess swf.
Hiding in Haunts
of Jesse James
Men Who Took $2500 From
Messenger at Springfield
Monday Cornered in
. . Hills of Miller County.
By The Associated Press.
' Springfield, Mo., May 19.
Hiding by day and traveling by
night, pursued by Ozark woodsmen,
militiamen and peace officers, three
of the five bandits who Monday
took $20,500 from a bank messenger
her, have been making r their way
north all week, a ' posse on their
heels. Today Sheriff J. Harris of
Cireene county reported that - the
three" men are believed to be near
Bagnell in Miller county, 75 miles
northeast of here. They were seen
at dawn, the sheriff said.
But the bandits saw their pursuers
almost as quickly as they were seen
and were back among the hills along,
the Osage river jvhere Jesse James
and his companions were wont to
take refuge when pursuit, grew too
hot . High hills, thick woods and
brush shut off pursuit and furnish
cover." Tonight the sheriff believes
the three men will again make an ef
fort to reach the railroad.:
They. did that last night but
the possemen were there ahead of
them and the bandits turned back,
waiting another ' chance to slip
through the lines.'. .
Time and again the bandit? have
been reported surrounded and have
slipped away. More than once they
have been reported clear of pursuit.
but the untiring posse has picked up
the trail again.
Two bandits, believed to have gone
west from here, are admitted to have
escaped. ' ' ' .
U. M. W. Sued for $1,000,000.
Charleston. W. Va.. May: 19. An
echo of the 1919 coal strike and sub
sequent disturbances Jn the southern
West Virginia fields, came today
when a civil suit against the United-
Mine: Workers I of America, asking
$1,000,000: damages, growing out of
the shooting up of the Willis Branch
.Coal company . properties, was' filed
with the clerk ot the federal court.
Intentions were expressed also of
attaching property of the -union: in
Becklev and Charleston, which," the
plaintiff's attorneys said, was valued
at $150,000. ?
Farmer at Crab Orchard
Attacked by Enraged Bull
Beatrice, Neb., May 19. (Special
Telegram.) W. C. Muny of Crab
Orchard was attacked by a bull and
severely cut and bruised before he
was able to beat the ; enraged beast
off with a club which' his wife hand
ed him. .
Saturday: Fair; not much change
in temperature, j ;
1 p. 1H....
1 a. m
10 a. as
11 a. m
d. m . . . .
6i I . p. m ..,
rvnver 74 I Salt Ls.ks
l)6d(te City ,...8 Hunts Fe
"I I ShcTKn
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Conference Big Success
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Cidioa. May IT Yne (ieiuia
economic coiiiVremi'. one of
the greatr! political iiaihrrmg in
Europe's liiMory. which brought
here the repress, illative ol H
nations, adjourned at 1 :15 p. in. today
after MX weeks of deliberations, lit
labors, will be begun anew at The
Hague on June 15. The conference
adopted the rrport of the economic
mission, which contains constructive
recommendation for the economic
reorganization of Uuropc, anptcd
the arrangement for, the conlerrnce
at The HaKiie and proclaimed Prime
Minister Lloyd George's famous non
aggression pact, which, though pro
visional in in nature, it is hoped to
follow with a permanent Kuropcan
peace pact. (
Premier Fac'la of Italy, as presi
dent of the conference, solemnly
closed its session by bidding fare
well to all the delegations, thanking
them for their valuable work and
expressing best wishes for the future
prosperity of all the nations.
Keynote of Remarks.
The Dutch minister, on behalf of
Holland, voiced the assurance that
everything possible would be done
by The Netherlands to facilitate the
success of the meeting at The Hague.
The keynote of all the remarks at
tTie final session was one of friend
ship and earnest desire to help Rus
sia, but Premier Lloyd George point
ed out to the Russian soviet repre-.
scntatives the unfortunate effect their
famous memorandum had had . on
the world and told them that if they
wished for success at The Hague
they had better abandon their elo
quent presentation of the doctrine of
repudiation of debts.
"Such a course is unwise when
one wants to ttorrow money," the
British premier remarked.
Foreign Minister Tchitchcrin of
Russia protested against the ex
clusion of the Russians from the
work of the labor committee of the
conference, but M. Colrat of the
French delegation .retorted that they
had been left out because they did
not attend the meetings and seemed,
to show little interest in the cadsC of
M. Tchitcherin's last word at the
conference was that the real cause
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of the Russian question was that the
footing of equality between Russia
and the other powers had not been
maintained. - T
Premier Praises Work.
Genoa, May 19. (By A. R)
Prime- Minister Lloyd George of
Great Britain, in his valedictory
speech to the Genoa economic con
ference today, said the conference
had gathered "fine crops," namely,
the meeting to be held at The Hague,
the nonaggression pact and the re
ports of the finance, transport and
economic commissions, which he said
alnnp instifipd the holdincr of the
These results must be incorporat
ed into living practice, however, the
premier added, tn order to aid in re
storing European vigor and pros
perity. ; ... '
"We are now at the end of, the
most remarkable . conference ever
held in the history of the world."
he said. "The Genoa conference will
forever be an inspiring landmark in
the pathway of peace." 1 ;
The British premier warned Russia
that Europe was gradually filling up
the gap left by Russia's decline, but
was sad to see millions of- Russians
hi" despair and starving. . .
Foreign Minister Tchitcherin of
soviet Russia, responding to Mr.
Lloyd George's remarks regarding
the Russian' memorandum and the
appeal from the British premier to
(Turn to Pace Two, Column Two.) ,
Chang to Withdraw droops.
Tientsin, May 19. (By A. P.)
Gen. Chang 'Tso-Lin. the Man-
drawn his troops from kaipinij and
Kuyeh, northeast of Tientsin, to
ward Lwanchow, a few miles farther
east toward the gulf of Chihli.
since -it was only yesterday that
General Chang announced that he
intended to' hold - his positions at
Kaiping and Kuyeh. it is surmised '
here that the flanking" movement of
Gen. Wu Pei-Fu already has begun.'
. Nine thousand Manchurian troops
have now been - repatriated from
Tientsin to Newchang, in the south
ern portion of . Manchuria, and re
ports received here indicate thai-the
presence of these penniless soldiers
there is most unwelcome.
Mexican Bandit to Die
for Part in Fatal Raid
" Nogales, Ariz., May -19. Manuel
Martinez, one of the seven bandits
who crossed the Mexican border last
August, raided the Ruby, Ariz., post
office and killed Postmaster and Mm.
Frank Pearson, was found guilty of
murder in the first degree and his
punishment was fixed at death by a
superior court jury here late today.
The jurors deliberated only 15 min
The wife and daughter of Marti
nez became hysterical when they
learned the verdict. Martinez admit
ted having been a member of the
band, but he declared he had no hand
in the shooting.
K. of C. Convention
York. Nib.. Mav 19. (Special.) :
The Knights of Columbus state con
vention convenes here Tuesday,
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