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The Omaha Daily Bee
VOL M NO. 301.
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OMAHA. THURSDAY, JUNE S, 1922.
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Sun Yat Sen
at Gen. Wu
Refuse, to Relinquish Presi
dency of South China Gov
ernment Summon For
met Solon to Banner.
Factions Nearing- War
TfVin, June 7. (By A. I'.)-De-velopnitntt
cf the lat 24 hour in
dicated early tttday that Chin,
uhich few days so seemed on
the ergt of i unified government,
located here. was in grave dinger of
worse split than ever, with the
north and south drilling only toward
Wu I'ei-Fa'i plan for Li Yuan
Hung to resume the presidency of a ,
entrained government in Tekin '
a ieved to have shattered, itself
against i rock of opposition in the
form of Sun Vat Sen. who. accord
ing; to advice received here yester
day, indicated he would refute to re
linquish the presidency of his south
China government at Canton.
In the last 10 days Wu Pei-Fo
several times has said that unless
Sun resigned, the Chihli forces of
Wu would invade the south China
Reports yesterday also stated that
Sun had persuaded many members
of the. old parliament still in Can
tonto rally around his standard.
This, according- to the Canton ad
vices, was enlarging- daily the scope
of the opposing- camps.
Further word from Canton was
a waited today with tens anxiety.
Tientsin, China, June 7. (By A.
P.) In a remarkable manifesto
telegraphed throughout the country
today, denouncing- scathingly the
military cliques that have reduced
China to political impotence. Li
Yuan-Hung laid dawn the conditions
under which he -was willing to ac
cede to the request that he assume
' the task of assuming to head a new
centralized government in Pekin.
Li was president of China in 1917,
when the pressure of militarists
forced him out of office.
Referring to the numerous re
ojbests he had received to resume
tie presidency, Li sid these peti
tions had not left him unmoved. He
tien recounted what he termed his
sin against parliament for .giving in
tb the militarists and dissolving it in
&917. He spoke of the ceaseless
Ighting in China in the last decade,
fearing it was not vet over. Where-
I . . . r ' . , , - r 1 T
' in Jay trie root oi au mis sirncr nt
answered that it could be found in
the Tuchun or system of provincial
military governor. , "
"Cry for Vengeance,"
He declared that China excelled
all the other nations in poverty and
in the sire cf its armies. Disband-J
ment, lie added, invariably had been
farcical The people "'cry aloud for
vengeance oh the militarists.
The Tuchun system, he ternttd
"the negation of democracy, ruinous
financially." Effort hitherto made to
abolish rhe Tuchun hid been futile;
they merely erce'ged under other
Either, he said, the Tuchuns must
sacrifice trut-.sc'.ves or tbv nation it
self would sacrifice them. There
must be no delay
Taking uj the various arguments
against immediate . abolition of
Tuchuns. he insisted that if the mili
tarists were sincere in their desire
to unite the nation it could be accom
plished in 10 days. While warning
the Tuchuns to see the sign of the
times, he gave assurance that those
of them worthy of consideration
would receive liberal treatment from
Li declared himself reluctant to
set-urn to Pekin, but-said he would
vndertake the responsibility if all
Tuchuns and high inspecting com
missioners would resign immediately,
accompanying him to the capital to
confer on the welfare of China.
"I am willing to sacrifice myself,"
he added, "but if this program be
not adopted the extinction of the na-
m is before our eyes
It is my inclination to stay until
death in Tientsin, my home. I have
no more desire to see the people of
the world. I am old.
' "What ambition I have is only that
I lone to see reunion and -would lay
down my life to bring it about a day!
"Ii, because you cannot bear to ,
part with your own power and priv- j
lieges, ana continue to deceive you
self as to you own good intentions
toward your country, there are other
methods than the one which you
have suggested which you will have "
to adapt to your program. You may !
go your own way, but I will go mine, j
I sav this with tears in my eyes." i
(This appeal evidently was ad-,
dressed to the Tuchuns).
While the Tnchunships have been
attacked for years, Lo Yuan-Hnngs
denunciation was altogether unex-j
pected and has created a sensation.)
The results of it are awaited with the j
utmost interest. j
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Alliance lax Lew Is
Reduced for Gty Expense J
Alliance, Neb, June 7. (Special.)
The tax levr for the city of Al
liance for 1922 has been fixed by the
citr council at 41.8 ills, an increase
of 4.05 mills over the 1921 city levy.
The increase is 'due to a $250,000
bond issue which was voted for a
new high' school and a grade build
ing, both of which are now under
The cost of maintaining the city
government alone was reduced 1 mill
'by a reduction in the amounts to be
made available for the general fund,
fire department and sewer main
tenance. A slight increase was also
found necessary in order to cover
the interest on outstanding bonds.
Judge R. A. BaDinger
Summoned by Death
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It c hard Archilles Ballinger.
of Taft Cabinet
Dies in Seattle
Central Figure in Alaska Coal
Field Dilute in 1910 and
1911 Succumbs After
Two Days' UlneeS.
Seattle, Wash., June 7. Richard
Achilles Ballinger. who was secre
tary of the interioW during Presi
dent Taft's administration, died at
his home here last night. He had
been ill two days.
Mr. Ballinger was the central
figure of an acrimonious dispute over
the development of the Alaskan coal
fields in 1910 and 1911, when he was
in the cabinet.
Mr. Ballinger was born in Bon
nesborough. la., July 9, 1858. the son
of Col. Richard H.' Ballinger, a dis
tinguished officer of the civil war.
The boy accompanied his father into
the southern camps and saw much
Judge Ballinger spent three years
in the saddle, .herding droves of cat
tle across the ranges. On one oc
casion he was nearly killed under
the hoofs of an unruly broncho.
At another time he spent a night in
a lonely shack, 30 miles from any
habitation, but he did not get much
sleep, as he killed three rattlesnakes
that insisted upon sharing his bunk, ;
drove out several others and in the
interim battled with hungry coyotes.
While he was on the range he
rode seven miles each Sunday to'
recite his Latin lessons to the ste
ward at Fort Larned. Three miles
from his camp, there resided a
preacher, who had a fair knowledge
of Greek, and Ballinger imbibed this
knowledge as well. Afterwards he
spent three years at the state uni
versity of Kansas and at Washburn
college at Topeka. While at the
latter institution young Ballinger
met Senator John J. Ingalls, who ad
vised him to take a course in Wil
liams college, Massachusetts. He
did so. graduating with the class of
1884 of which young Garfield was
also a' member. He afterwards
studied law in Chicago, became city
attorney of Decatur, and then went
to the state of Washington..
Fugitive Commits Suicide
to Escape Arrest by Posse
Price. N. D., June 7. Surrounded
by a posse of deputy sheriffs and
farmers which had sought him for
three days for attempting to assault
the wife of his employer. Mike Ulick,
a farm hand, shot and killed himself
near here last night rather than sur
render. Ulick had been arrested on
the charge but escaped.
Hampshire Breeders Will
Reorganize at Norfolk
Norfolk. Xeb.. June 7. (Special
Telegram.) A special session of the
Nebraska Swine .Breeders' associa
tion has been called here for Sat-
urday. The statement says the asso-
ciation is lo be reorganized at this
In analyzing'the circulation figures of Omaha newspapers, the
Retailers Survey, by the system of calculation adopted, actu
ally indicated a larger circulation for The Omaha Bee than
The Bee claimed or claims. Seldom, if ever, has this happened
to a newspaper, and it should be regarded by advertisers as
evidence of the most unusual kind as to the reliability of
The Bee circulation statements.
"Full measure," "honest weight" and truthful representation
of value of merchandise have been considered honest trade
practices for all time. Truthful representation of circulation
is as much honest trade practice for a newspaper as "full
measure" and "honest weight" is for the firm selling mer
chandise. It is jurt as dishonest for a newspaper to claim more
circulation than it delivers as it is for the tradesman to "short
weight" or "short change" the customer.
The A. B. C. is the recognised authority, nationally, on all
matters regarding circulation figures. . It is the agency com
monly agreed upon by publishers and advertisers to audit cir
culation of publications. The Associated Retailers' Survey
performed for the local merchant a service similar to that
regularly performed by the A. B. C. for the general ("foreign")
advertiser. The Omaha Bee belongs to the A. B. C. and was
audited by this Association in April. Both the A. B. C. records
and the Associated Retailers' findings are available at The Bee
office for the inspection of interested advertisers.
La Fol letteiFrancT fe...
Flays U. S.
Declares Coronado Coal Cae
Decinon Makes Future Om
inous for Organized Labor
in United State.
Firm to. Ask Rehearing
Fort Nnith, Ark.. Jane 7 A re
hearing will be aked in the suit of
the Coronada Coal company and as
sociates against the international and
(d:nrict mine workers' unions and
! others, it was announced here today
by J. B. McDmough of counsel for
Washington, June 7. Declaring
that the supreme court decision in
the Coronado coal case was the "most
ominous in what it foreshadows for
the future of union labor in this
country." Senator La Follette, repub
lican. Wisconsin, today issued a state
ment in which he criticized the jourt.
The opinion, he stated, was "signifi
cant because of what the court says
on questions not involved in the case
rather than because of anything that
is actually decided."
After reviewing the conditions
which led up to and prevailed during
the strike in the Arkansas coal mines
m 1914, upon which the case was
based, the Wisconsin senator de
clared "a six-line decision was all
that was required to dispose of the
case on its merits, for the supreme
court was reluctantly obliged to ad
mit the fact as 1 have stated," the
reference being to his assertion that
"there is not and never was any case
against the' defendants in the federal
"To Berate Defendants."
The supreme court, however, Sena
tor La Follette stated, "went out of its
way through 29 pagts to berate the
defendants and to characterize them
as outlaws and murderers, and the
chief justice wound up his opinion by
aying:'the circumstances are such as
to awake a regret that in our view of
the federal jurisdiction, we cannot af
firm the judgment.' "
The court also went out of its way,
the senator said "to change the law
as it had existed in the United
States since the beginning of the
government that unincorporated as
sociations, such as are involved
here, could, not be sued as an en
"Root and Branch."
Reviewing what it stated 'was the
authority of the court upon which
it based that finding. Senator La
Follette charged that "Chief Justice
Taft neglected to state that as the
result of the TafT-Vale case, the
British parliament passed a statute
which cut tip'that decision, root and
branch, and made it impossible for
an English court to ever render a
similar decision." ,
"No doubt our supreme court
feels secure behind the bulwark of
a written constitution, the meaning
of which that court has arrogated to
itself the function of finally dermin
ing," the senator concluded.
Rail Strike Vote to
Take at Least 30 Days
Cincinnati. June 7. Labor leaders
have expressed the opinion that it
would take at least 30 days to spread
and canvass the strike vote autho
rized yesterday by 11 railroad
brotherhoods and organizations. Ap
proximately 1,200,000 workers are af
fected. The meeting of union heads at
which it was decided to authorize the
strike vote was presided over by B.
M. Jewell, president of the railroad
department, American Federation of
Labor. In a formal statement, it was
made plain that no agreement was
reached that concerted action would
be taken. This was impossible, it
was explained because group execu
tives had not been advised by their
membership whether or not they
w-ould be authorized to call a strike.
Valuable Ring Stolen
Alliance, Neb.. June 7. (Special.)
Burglars robbed the home of
Henry Jennings in midafternoon and
escaped with a diamond ring valued
at $235 and other articles ot jewelry.
) James Johnson and William Brown
were arrested shortly afterward as
I suspects. i
Talk No. 4
Tan. Jute 7(By A. P.)-The
allied re(ration commission, ac
cording to the semi-official Tempi,
voted three to one today to enlarge
the powers of the.bat.kers who arc
considering a loan for Germany, au
thoriiwg them to make any lugjes
tioni they wih in preposir.f a fUa
for an international loan.
The commission at an unofficial
seition today reached a definite de
cinon, it is learned, op the question
oi whether or not the international
committee oi bankers should be given
complete freedom of action in its in
quiries into the pouibilrty of an inter
national German loan.
The utmost secrecy surrounded the
session, alt members refusing to d
cuss the question. It is generally be
lieved, however, that the barkers will
be informed that the commotion
cannot at this time approve of in
quiries into the loan proposition on
the basis of a reduced German wax
The reparations commission de
cided to meet again at 3 o'clock this
afternoon and draw up its decision in
the form of a letter to be transmitted
to the bankers.
King Must Die
Slayer of Prison Guard Ac
cepts God as End Ap
Lincoln. June 7. (Special Tele
gram.) With Governor McKelvie
issuing a warning today to all anti
capital punishment followers that at
tempts to gain a respite for James B,
King, convict slayer of Guard Rob
ert Taylor, sentenced to death in the
electric chair Friday, would be use
less. King has turned to God for
Chaplain Thomas Maxwell stated
today that King, who for months
cursed God and tore Bibles tak
en to him into pieces, had accepted
a Bible sent him from an uncle at
Columbus, O., was reading it and
devouring religious literature placed
in his cell by the chaplain.
Chaplain Prepares Prayer.
The chaplain this morning pre
pared a praver lor King, wrote it
on a postcard and placed it in his
hands. King"has been repeating the
prayer and thanked him for it.
The warden sent a dozen more
bananas into King's cell and is keep
ing 1 King plentifully supplied with
cigarets. He was given his last
shave and haircut this afternoon.
"I get too sympathetic when I see
those poor fellows that I just keep
away as long as I can," said the
warden. "I now he's guilty and
should go, but I feel sorry for him
and wint to see him as little as pos
sible." Hour Not Set.
The electrocution must take place
between 10 in the morning and 4 in
the afternoon under directions in Hie
death warrant from the supreme
court-received by the warden. The
warrant will be read to King before
he is led from his cell to the death
The warden refuses to make public
the exact hour in an effort to keep
crowds away from the penitentiary,
such as have been customary at var
ious executions when the hour of
death was announced in advance.
Warden Fenton has received tele
graphic assurances from E. B. Cur
rier, official executioner from Bos
ton, that he will arrive in time to in
sure the electrocution according to
Convicted Slayer Asks
for Return of His Watch
A watch, over which Otto Cole
alleged he was arguing with Harry
Hahn the morning of March 28,
when he slew t- pawnbroker, has
been found. In a letter to David
Gross, 302 North Sixteenth street,
Cole, now serving a life sentence in
the state penitentiary for the Hahn
wurder, requests that the watch be
returned to him by the jeweler.
"Please hold my watch until I can
send for it," says the letter in part.
"T had it with me three or four
times last winter under the name of
Joe Laurison. It has a photo on
the back lid.
"I knew all the time that Cole's
story that Hahn was shot in a dis
pute over a watch was pure bunk."
I said County Attorney A. . Shrtt-
j well, who personally prosecuted the
I case ad demanded the death pen-
Rickenbacker to Visit ;
! Every State in Airplane j
I Mineola, N. Y., June 7. Capt. :
' Eddie Rickenbacker, leading Amer-1
I ican war ace, took off from Mitchell ;
Field today for Detroit on the first j
leg of a flight intended to carry him :
over every state in the union. Ricken- j
backer carried a letter from Presi-1
dent Harding to the convention of
Shriners in San Francisco.
The flier expects to be gone three '
months and to travel more than 15.
000 miles by air. making a survey of
the country and landing fields for
the army ah service.
In the cabin with Rickenbacker :
wen the all-metal plane left the !
grounds at 11:15 a. m. was Eddie
Stinson, who set a new record for
continuous service in the air. and
"Steve" Hannigan, mechanician. They
expect to stay in Detroit tonight
fyipg to Chicago tomorrow.
Scottfhluff Board Buvs
Site for New High School
Scortsblufi. Xeb.. June 7. Sr
cial) Following a disagreement with
other members of the board of edu
cation as to the best site for the new
high school. President Winfield
Evans resigned that pot and H. J. j
Wisner was eected ro succeed him.
: Then the board bought from William
Frank 10 acres tor $15,000
Enemies Once-Allies Sometimes !
Head of Nebraska
Edward Wellman Chosen
Grand Master to Succeed
Lewis Smith of Long
The principal business of the Ne
braska grand lodge, A. F. & A. M
yesterday morning was the election
of officers for the coming year. Ed
ward M. Wellman of Omaha was
chosen grand master, to succeed
Lewis E. Smith of Long Pine.
Charles A. Chappell of Geneva was
elected grand senior deptuy grand
master; Robert R. Dickson, grand
senior warden; John Wright, grand
junior warden; Francis E. White,
grand secretary; Lewis E. Smith,
deputy grand secretary.
The" grand master-elect announced
the following appointments. Grand
chaplain. Charles M. Shepherd; grand
orator, Titus Lowe; grand marshal,
Edwin D. Crites; grand senior
deacon, Albert R. Davis; grand
junior deacon, Frank H. Woodland;
grand tyler, Alexander E. Porter.
The afternoon session was devoted
to hearing the report of the commit
tee on grievances and appeals, which
was made a special order for 2
o'clock. A number of important
matters were presented by the com
mittee. An evening session of the
grand lodge was held.
Tuesday evening the delegates and
visitors were guests of the Omaha
ladges at a dinner, served in the main
dining room at the Masonic temple.
Bishop E. A. Shayler delivered the
address of welcome, to wnich Past
Grand Master John A. Ehrhardt of
Stanton responded. During the din
ner the Scottish Rite cjuartet sang
several numbers. In the evening the
oration was delivered by Bishop
George Allen Beecher.
Rain Needed in Portions
of Iowa and North Dakota
Washington, June 7. An excess of
rain in some sections, notably the
east central and the southeastern
states, and a deficiency of moisture
i i,n other regions, particularly in some
j central, northern and western states,
I durinir the week endins yesterday
was notfd by the weather bureau in
its weekly review. Otherwise, it was
stated, tl.e week was generally lavor-abh-
for crop growth and farm work.
the principal winter wheat states,
the review said, experienced another
week ot lavorable growing weather,
Spring wheat lor the most part, made jtime. President French announced, a
satisfactory growth, although it was j campaign will be launched to raise
too dry in portions of Iowa and North a fund of $1,250,000 for Hastings col
Norris Slams Georse Harvev
Nebraska Senator Suggests Ambassador to Eng
land Be Forced to Wear Knee Breeches or Be
Recalled by Senate.
Omaha B Lra uri W trr-
Washington, June 7. Announce
ment from London that CoL George
Harvey, American ambassador at
the court of St James, would dis-
and wear long pants hereafter at
social functions, was followed by
renewed, demands for Harvey's re
call in the senate today,
Senjtor Norris. Nebraska, sarcas
tically suggested that the appear
ance of the American ambassador
in long pants would con-
. stitute a grave offense against
jdignity ot King George.
in Iowa. Says Hull
Nomination of Brookhart Re
pudiation of Administration,
Declares Demo. Chairman.
Washington, June 7. (By A. P.)
Nomination by Iowa republicans of
Smith W. Brookhart as the party
candidate for United States senator
was declared by Chairman Hull of the
democratic national committee in a
statement issued today to be even i
a more emphatic repudiation of the
Harding administration and the re
publican congress than the votes for
Beveridge in Indiana and Pinchot in
The democratic chairman's state
ment added that ''Colonel Brookhart
stood for definite policies to which
the administration especially is op
posed while the votes for Beveridge
and Pinchot were largely votes of
Platform Called Radical.
"President Harding declared the
Esch-Cummins act to be the greatest
piece of railroad legislation ever
passed." the statement continued,
"and Colonel Brookhart ran on a
platform pledge to repeal that act
His platform was not only progres
sive but progressive in some features
to the point of radicalism, including
endorsement of the agricultural bloc,
denounced by Mr. Harding, co-operative
buying and selling, closer
union of farm and city laborers, con
trol of the federal reserve board by
p'roducers and government owner
ship of railroads."
Republican organization support
for Brookhart was pledged in a
statement issued today by Senator
McCormick of Illinois, chairman of
the republican senatorial campaign
committee. Brookhart defeated the
commonly known "organization can
didates" in the primary.
Brookhart Has Big Lead.
Des Moines. Ia., June 7. The
senatorial primary vote in 2.263 pre
cincts out of the 2,348 in the state,
tabulated this morning, stood:
Brookhart, 130.196; Pickett. 50,
370; Thorne. 50,277; Francis. 30,168;
Sweet. 35.414; Stanley, 12.682.
Hastings College Confers
Degrees on Two Pastors
Hastings, Neb.. June 7. (Special
Telegram.) The degree of doctor
of divinity was conferred on Rev.
Charles A. Wilson of Cooper. Wyo..
i and Rev.
' Erie, Pa.,
Harry Burton Boyd of
at the Hastings college
i commencement today. In a short
"Did the senate notice in the morn
ing papers that he (Harvev) is
guilty of an- offense that ought to
bring about his recall?" said Senator
"It is boldly announced in the
press that "he has said he is going
to wear lorg pants at social func
tions hereafter. What does the sen-
ate think about recalling him for
; such an offense as that against the
dignity ot the king of England?"
The inquiry was addressed to Sen
ator Harrison. Mississippi. whi
promptly agreed that Harvey should
Bee Free Milk,
i Ice Fund Boon
to Needy Homes
Donations Will Bring Relief
and Health to Children
During Hot Summer
The Bee's Free Milk and Ice fund
was opened "Tuesday afternoon.
There was no blowing of horns nor
waving of flags, yet its opening
brought joy to the hearts of hundreds
of mothers who have been dreading
the coming of hot days.
These mothers know only too well
how the scorching, breathless heat of
midsummer brings suffering to
children, even in the best of homes.
They know, too, how small are the
chances for their own babies health
in stuffy tenements or lowland huts,
without the soothing nourishment
which only ice cooled milk can give.
Fund Most Powerful Ally.
Hence their joy at the appearance
of The Bee's Free Milk and Ice
fund, which will furnish pure cold
milk for their little ones. This fund
is their most powerful ally in their
struggle for the health, often the
lives, of their children during the hot
No "Rake "Offs."
There are no "rake offs" or com
missions connected with The Bee's
fund. Nor is their any "red tape" to
hinder its efficient action. Every
penny is spent for milk and ice to
keep it sweet. There are scores of
contributors to the fund in years
past who will be eager to be listed
among the first contributors of this
season. They have experienced the
happy feeling that invariably follows
a good deed. There is the same re
ward awaiting the scores of readers
who have not contributed heretofore.
The Bee has started the fund with
a $5 contribution. Each contribution
will be acknowledged in these col
ums. Farmers Union Holds Big
Picnic in Box Butte County
Alliance, Xeb., June 7. (Special.)
MoreShan 300 members of the Box
Butte County Farmers' union and
their families attended a picnic at
Berea. President Alex T. Lee was
chairman and the principal address
was made.by J. O. Shoyer, chairman
of the legislative committee of the
state organization, who spoke on
proposed legislation for the benefit of
all farming interests. At the busi
ness session a large number of new
members joined Box Butte County
Fotato Growers' association and of
ficers of the county Farmers' union
were elected as follows: President,
Alex T. Lee. re-elected: vice Jiresi-
dent, H. C. Hanson of Hemingford;
secretary -treasurer, John s. v iltsey
of Hemingford. s
Rickless Driver Fined '
and Held on Liquor Charge
Geneva, Xeb., June 7. SpeciaL)
A fine of $50 and costs was given
Ray Powell of Strang for driving a
car without license. When the
hearing was over he was arrested on
charge of manufacturing and selling
Postal Receipts Gain
Washington. June 7. (Special Tel-
egram ) Receipts of the Omaha
postoffice for the month of Mav, as"
anonunced by the Fostofiice depart- j
ment. were $216,267, an increase of !
$38,462. or 23.84 per cent, over the
same month last year. The receipts
'ot the Des Moines office er S192.
026, an increae of $36,451
Three lliph Officials and 31
Alleged Memler Named in
Connettioii With Raid
at Itiglewood, Cal.
.Five Counts Returned
Los AriKtle. June ".(By A. P.)
Three hiiih (.tticials and 34 alleged
member of the Ku Klu Klan were
indicted by the Los Angeles countv
grand jury today on live counts of
letony charge, in connection with a
raid at lnglewood. near here on April
j The klan officers were William S
i Coburn, grand goblin of the I'acitie
domain, and supreme attorney ot the
order; G. W. Price, king kleagle for
the s;ate of California, and X. A.
Baker, kleagle or organizer for Lo
baker is under arrest here while
Coburn and Price are understood to
be in the east.
Six ether persons were indicted.
each as "John Doe." 1 he charges
are false imprisonment two counts;
kidnaping two counts, and assault
with intent to commit muroer or.e
count . . .
Althnuoh the three otticials have
been suspended, according to word
from Atlanta, headquarters ot ire
klan, they have continued to func
tion here and have been recognized
bv Vlansmen as having possession ot
ail the authority of their ofiices.
Bail was fixed tor tach ot the de
fendants in the amour.Vof S1.W0 ex
cent in the case of Nathan A. Baker.
self-admitted leader in the raid, -.n
whose case it was set at ?10,0C0. He
is in custody in the physcopathic
ward of the county hospital, .owing
to a mental breakdown.
An attorney for the klansmen an
nounced that the other indicted
klansmen would appear in the su
perior court here tomorrow and in
view of this no warrants were is
sued. The attorney afterwards explained
that the appearances tomorrow
would not, so far as he knew, in
clude Coburn and Price and that
Baker's condition would probably
make it impossible for the kleagle to
Charged with Assault
Walter Mosher and Ruegg are
under $1(5,000 bail on complaints
charging assault with intent to com
mit murder, filed in the township
court soon after the raid. It was
stated at the district attorney's of
fice these complaints probably
would be dismissed.
The lnglewood raid was directed
at Fidel and Mat bias Elduayen, pro
prietors of a licensed winery. The
Elduayens were taken from their
home at night bound and carried to
the police stations at lnglewood and
Rodondo Beach, at both of which
places the authorities refused to ac
cede to a demand by the captors
that the prisoners be locked up as
While the raid was in progress
Frank Woerner. deputy marshal of
lnglewood, appeared and ordered the
raiders to disperse. Revolvers were
levelled at Woerner and he emptied
his pistol into the crowd. Constable
M. B Mosher, Walter Mosher. son
of the constable, and Ruegg dropped.
The constable died later.
Health Authorities to
Examine Mrs. Chaplin
Washington, June 7. Federal
health authorities at San Francisco
have been asked to examine Mrs.
Hannah Chaplin, mother of Charlie
Chaplin, comedian, to determine if
her mental and physical condition is
such as to permit her to return to
her home in England.
The action was taken by Assistant
Secretary of Labor Henning. follow
ing the filing by attorneys for Mr.
Chaplin of a statement that his
mother's condition has improved
greatly since her admission into the
United States for treatment, but
that an order directing her departure
from the country at this time would
cause a relapse.
Mrs. Chaplin was permitted to
enter the United States for one year
for medical treatment and as the
period has expired, she must under
the law, either leave the country or
be granted permission to remain
longer by the Labor department.
She has been suffering from shell
shock received during an air raid
in England during the war.
Prisoner Who Fled Court
Gives Self Up to Marshal
Lewis Fillev gave himself up to
United States Marshal Dennis Cronin
"I wanted to say goodby to mv
parents and a few friends." he offered
in explanation for making his get
away from federal court Monday
just after the judge sentenced him to
three years at Leavenworth on a
Filley, Sam Musser and a dozen
others will go down on a special car
the end of the week.
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