The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 106, Ed. 1 Monday, September 11, 1922 Page: 1 of 8
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Hje Slrilene Batty Reporter
FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS BY LEASED WIRE
VOLUME XXIV. Number 106
ABILENE TEXAS MONDAY SEPT. 11 1922 EIGHT PAGES
PRICE FIVE CENTS
GOVERNMENT AND UNIONS OPEN COURT BATTLE
OFFICIAL INQUIRY INTO DEATH OF NEGRO HERE SATURDAY
NEGRO WITNESSES CLAIM
MASKED AND ROBED MEN
INVADED A NEGRO HOTEL
Mystoiy surrounds tho fatal shoot-
ing of a negro said to bo Grower
C. Everett about 30 years of use' Sat-
urday rtlgbt In .t negro seutlon of tho
city and u court of inquiry conducted
by Justlco of tho Peueo At. C. Lam-
beth .Monday1 morning fullud to tlirmv
Uny light on' who fired thts shot Ev-
erett was shot onuo tluoUgh tho right
bro&bt diuth following noon thuieuf-
tor llo had been In tho city fpr u
fiw days "ilio tumulus' wore sent to
Su phur Spiings for but.nl.
1 aur wunob-Orf had bou examined
when iho court o( inquiry ro const a ai
noun unul l;oO o cioc iuonday utor-
nooh. roo Duns iu iu ownwr of tho
hotel-In uhttii h. until was shut unit
Killed .as Uif nit) I wuness tailed inu
lnquliy was conducted by Ulstrlct At-
tomey W. J. Cunningham CdUnty
Attorney Garros D. Speck und V 11.
l'ostoti special police officer. Bavin
testified that L.verett registered ut
tho lurmers hotel Filuay of last wees.
and that ho occupied loonl' No. 3 ln.i
tin- hotel. Tfie ducou.d returned to
the lioiol about 8 or S:dU o'clock Sat-
urday nlgiit Davis tostitled. Tho
witness sa-d lie wub at thu hotel wbon
tho man wua I'li.cd upd that the fhst
thing ho noticed was When three
ni.ii.ed men utme in that the mon
camo In the obDy und then went Jute
tho tuning room.
"One of them Knocked on tho coun-
ter i-.t( U'buwbd. "And 1 wont bo
hlud the Counter.
"How weio tno men dressed?" Dls
trlct Atiornoy L'uiuuhmiuiii nuked.
-SICIl t!te DuJfcCtt
in long wnuo cuavs uuiuer coais
WlUto Cap und tho.r laces were cov-
crcd. bueniuii to me that tlHy hud
eyo holes in ouuin. Tliuy had tholr
wholu faco covered up. uno 01 them
lukCd me tot u maic.r that's all J
jieuru uioiu uty at any tune
uiuu l say iitiyuiing; tficy tt
stuiffc but tuiit-d ubout and
up. They stopped In the Ua
wero ta King to each other:
IW'11' ttrll'lt riUll ttfIKrt ..(inlnr tt tm.
t.u iitfch miuj MUiv fiUJ itltit J. ilVJ
went out tho IroiU do0r and stayod
nut 3 nf a minmnj u . .....i in. .....I
m?.?nV? thC Tl dU nn.a Vr'"!1 '
upUurs. Ihreo of them did. I didn't
eeo any gun until I sArtca uitulrs
and they told mo to get back.
'beveral ncg.oos wore in the lobby
at tho tlmo. Ab Savage who works
at the courthouse wan on of them. I
Lewis was behind me when 1 started
up and Savage was bohlnd me. They
told us "You boys got back there:
wo don't need you.'
"What did you next hear" tho wit-
ness was asked.
'I heard somoihing llko knocking
on a door. It wua upstair. Sounded '-c u... u. . .au- un flUos.on8 asUcd veniremen
11K0 someiooy was kicking with their " J?.;""'""I'..r ' T state attorneys had to do w
root. Then I hoard the pistol. I "'. 'Xt. -i a .. h. r ' whether or not tho venireman
didn't hear .anybody say anything. 1 .. :tif..V ':.. .'..: L.VJ.V VX i.. tho deceased or ntft of tho defense
mi.B ... i. : IIJ llijiUVJt!. uo uimuiowuu iv iiuvu
4h .? ci ? iU 1. ?.ny?na "n"; P oloso friends today that Mrs. Hard-
th.U pistol drop that pistol ".tho ins was "brighter and stronger and
-witness was asked. thqro Ifj a cianco this attack might
No. sir I never heard that. After dear Up as tho previous attacks."
the pistol was filed tho men Como w
right down Immediately and went!
right out at tho front doori Theyvclol Whlto Houso bulletin on tho con-
didn't kny anything. Seemed to mo
iHo tncro was several cars. Tho only
word I heard spoke wat when ona of
the men asked mo for a match. They
had a searchlight."
Saw Dcnil Sinn.
Tho witness testltled that ho wont ;
to tno room wlxoro the negro was shot
iiuiiiuuiiiiui Ljjiii. mil uuor was open;
that witness !ookei up nnd down tho.forrod
hallway tor see if anyone was'ln slcht;
that ho tnv a nlstni .Tnrnsi llin hnll In
a tub: and that as far as he know
ho van the flrflt person to seo tho
de-id The dead munn head was out
of tht odgo of tho door the witness
tPHtlfled nnd ho "Was lying on his faco.
Tho witness testified that Everett did
(Contlnuoil on Pnuo threo)
Xly tho Associated Pr9Sl
JISCO Texas Sept. H.Charged
with aggravated assault by attempting
to forcibly .compel a young woman
to remain in his automobllo against
her wl I O. N. (Newt) Mnhanoy. Jlt-
nfty driver Is under arrest hero on
a warrant Sworn out by'Follcq Chief
"W. H. Horton
According to tho story told tho po-
lice by tho young woman who works
in a local cafe she laft tho restau-
rant nhout 10 o'clock Saturday night.
As eho startad up tho street she al-
leged that Mulmnoy drove up to the
curb and offered t drlvo hor home.
Sho accepted tho Invitation and tho
couplo drove off When Malluney fi-
nally reachod the young woman's
GISJBO ACCUSES A
boarding house. Instead of stopping 'lelatlvo to tho whereabouts of twolof
n4 letupg her out Bho .ilta that j SaTo'SvSS
ho i otHtua that they take a drlvo. and thor omo ast month.
. - .Png uu hl iMr. he Startd o(f in inmung of the body at Napoleon
.. -o-lu. direction. Tho young'waa ren0rted to authorltlei there by
itiniin berame alarmed and forcing Fmnk Orlndley. a fUherman who said
or n in rront unor or mo car jump
nPhough tho car was said to po going
Bt a goon rate of speed. Sho received
a baa cut on npr nocn ana was con-
C'derably shaken up.
s. hardinc is.
. CONDITION' O H PRESIDENT'S
WIFE ON .MONDAY WAS MORE
HOPEFUL AND OPERATION iS
(Dy the Associated Press)
WASHINGTON Sept. 11 Improve-
ment In tho condition of Mrs. Hard-
ing which began yesterday continued
thiough tho night and tho forenoon
and physlcjnfis In attendance deferred
the oporatlon which hndt boon under
An official bulletin fssuad shortly
aftor 10 O'clock today said the wife
pt tho president had "spoilt u less
restless night that complications
weio subsiding and that generally her
condition which became critical last
night wis Improved.
llroft caned somewhat by a night's
sloop Miu president continued ro keep
in constant touch with his wife's bed-
side and with tho attending physic-
ians. THo presence at tho Whlto
House of tho entire consulting staff
mado t.ompleto yestcrdny by tho ar-
' rival of Dr. Charles Mayo specialist
from i0chestor Minn. HceniOd to
strengthen the hopo that Mrs Hnrd-
nn .wuuld successfully pass through
liu m'oscnt crisis.
An endless stream of close frionds j
f tho president Und Mrs. Harding '
. t r i ii.j . ..
cch""" il"" ." m0 o M llart-
unajriuan ni me iimo 01 Mr. naro-
nuK. ns sBll "
.. . . ...... i.. i
Xl." iin ".loiiiv ( n innritni nriiv 1
routine matters being transacted by
hn oiorimi fnrc. Th urnRifinnt ri-
malned awnv from his office and Sec-
rciary Christian Who arrived nt tho
White House early this morning re-
malnod during the naming near the
president Instead of coming to his
Messages of sympathy
lng the hope that Mi. Harding would
bo restored to health continued to
WASHINGTON. Sept. 11. An off!-
dltlop of Mrs. Harding issued at 10;08
a. m. today said:
"Mm HnrdliigV condition at 9:30
o'clock temperature 99 1-2J pu.se UC;
'Nicht less restless. Elimination
Increased. Complications subsiding.!
ucnorai appearances muicaio im-.
ihuvviiiviii. wiiuiautu iuvvuuu uu
'C. E. Sawyer."
"WASHINGTON Sopt 11. Mrs.
Harding spent a "fairly restful night"
out xnoro was no mnrKoa cimngo m
her condltloiu Secretary Wal.ace wasj
'lny V"W "? .n "?? ar'"c in. I nbuV: Toxas. Se.t. 11-m district
turted up- nnj. -J no presiooni personally mc JV' -w.' "n i Y'Trr W.
ddut go with most f them and wua .reported -."'chumnan urcsmW. tho .frial Of
.way and " Tmonp those who cValTed T was " cn ' the Attto vomui Jaianry
1 couldn't !iri" AmP"'? tuo.se wno aMl. ATaa :n.rrPk Mint-feed' l.v rndK-tment with
vju ix iiuyo iuiincr uuaiiii.uiivi- .. . - .. . - . - ...... n
Informed at tho whlto Houso wnohijene the Jury gavo tho nr-ienuani
ho called shortly after' 8 o'clock this
(Continued on Pago Two)
Y IS F
(By the Associated Press)
KANSAS OIT Mo.. Sept. It Tne
lin.lv of a drl about 1'3 years old was
it er mm
See" MUsourlboSStr30rmt.rcrtntdoNwan jranged some time officers said. P0l-
the river from here last night accord- Jock claimed self defense it is said.
lng to worn received uy tno pouo io-
day. A ho'o in tho skull Indicated i
murdor tho authorities said
Whether tho girl was u ulster of tho
girl whoso body was found mating in
tho Missouri rlVor here 'ast week has
not been determined ihuugh orto re
port from Ndpoelon said this was thcJ
case. Each of tho bodi-ts wnn founds
In a faok and 'narks indicated mur-
dor. A man was arst'l lu-re la-t night
In oonnootlon with the finding of tho
body in the rlvr hsre. JXo wja bonk-
ed as "John Doe ' and nqoordi.ij to tr.o
authorities Is 8inio)l to he the girl's
father. The po l-'-o unriouncca ho nr
rest was made beiiuig or r.oiifllctl'ngt
stories tho m.in nfojod to nivo to'd
l0 had found it on a sand nir.
body was clad In nn underskirt nnd
cheap dress without hoes or stock-
ings. It had been in the ator about
gsven days the authorltlei said.
Davis Cup to
I ifijLLBLLv.' bbbbbkl Ja. tttttKKffLW
PbIbHbbH mJmU9mE&:-. sJmFm jkO1-! 1 1 vr -SaV I JLt fzTik 9 k.
This country retained the Davis Cup most coveted of tennl3 trophies when th'eso players easily defeated
tho Au&tralaslan cHallengcrs four matdhos to one- Gathered around their prize from left to right: William
T. Tllden. 2nd William M. Johnston. Vincent r.lchards and n. Korrls "WWUHams. 2nd.
GARTER CASE 1
nOTlI SIDICS ANNOUNCED UEjDY
AND F1J1 .ICKOltS WEItB SEIi-
ECTED AT THE 1'OUENOON
1021 of Attorney H. Clint Chambers
. '. i ... 1...1 .11..
nounoln ready when tho case was
Tho examination of the slxty-fivo
meh out of a special venire of eighty
summoned In tho case was begun im-
mediately ond by tho nOon recess f Ivo
Nurors "i"00" Vse"s V .
' 'P' "alf' ' ti nmi t ri
J?rryr. 'ri 'ftzlh .".' ii
i tallJVipt tv
jurors hau been chosen ns follows:
Justice. All riro farmers except Mr-
Mayberry Who Is a ranchman
It was expected thnt tho Jury would
nu n2P'eJne" "".'" V .? n " T
nd tho examination of witness be
bo cornpleted during tho afternoon
torney and whether or not they had
conscientious scruples against Inflic-
tion of the death penalty. Tho defenso
questioned tho veniremen as to whethn
Or their believed In tho low of sejf-
defense and protection of the homo
even to the extent of taking life ft
Attorney for the stoto are District
Attorney. Joe C. Itandel Judgo John
B. Thomas of Anson and Judgo Wal-
ter L. Morris of Fort "Worth. De-
fenso attorneys are Judgo "Walter C
Woodward of Coleman and Attorneys
w. Hr Martin and W. E. Jackson
Tne defendaht Harry Carter ap
pearcd in court this morning very
neatly dressed and apparently In
Rood snirlts. For the first tlmo since
Inception or tne case airs narry t:nr-
ter was In the courtroom having been
'subpoenaed an a witness and may bo
pjafed on tno fitanu Dy tno aoiensc
m the first trial of tho enso nt Ab-
twenty years. A new trial was grant-
ed find a chanuo or venue to Jones
county was made but when tho case
was callfed for trial at Anson another
change was granted this tlmo to
All other criminal cases on the doc-
ket at "Roby for this week havo beon
set off until Thursday lnOlcatlng
that tho court oxpects to coinijlete
trial of tho Carter caso by Wednesday
Dallas Mpit Woundcl.
rilv ihn AnmiolntKl I Tubs)
DALiEAS. Texas. Sopt. 11 Will
.York. 39. was shot and probably fa
tally wounded early 'today at tno
Farm homo of J. D Pollock near
Wheatland. Pollock was taken into
custody and York brought to a Dallas
Ihosplati where Jt Is said his recovery
""8'"' " " " " M '" ..'V
(Bt th Associated lrfs
NEYOnK Sept 11 The name
f Trv-mnnil vrirlfnntrlpk. Cleveland i
nhlo. wns addnd tn i wood alcohol
death list bringing tho total to four-
teen. Ho said ho had been drinking
"apple Jack" which tho police asserted j
contained Wood alcohol.
An unidentified man found uncon-1
eclous in the lower west side was also
paid to be In an "alcoholic coma."
Fifteen proprietors of cafes dell
catcssens nnd other stores have been
arrested In Harlem charged -with
ll!Hfcr. law Ylolatloni.
filnff Gnmlal fn HPhn "nnnnrlr!
rnn mirnnr nt yvfiiidnn nn ju v u.
OF WOOD ALCOHOL
Remain fn America
.... . - -- i '
BW AfM B 9 5 X ..AmBBbYbYbYbYbYbYbI
EIEffi FIGRT TO
nv the Associated Press)
OKLAHOMA CITY Oklo. Sept. 11.
Governor J B. A. Robertson todiV
rcnowejl his right in tne stato suprem"
court to" disqualify District Judt;o
Mark L. Bozarth of Okmulgee ns trial
Judgo In tho case In which tho govern-
or is charged with accepting a bribe
in connection with alleged irregular?-
tioa In stato banka of Okmulgee obuii-
-Some olKhty wUrtcsofl- hnvo- boqii
subpoenaed by tho governor and n
mass of flcumentnry cVldenco is at
hand to bo Offered In sufiportof hu
contention that the supremo court
should Issue a mandamus writ dlsnjual
lfying Judgo Bozarth and nppolntirg
onotjier Jurist to hear tho proceedings.
An alternative writ was granted whon
tho pctltioh for mandamus was filed
last week ordering Juugo liozartn .i
show cause why ho should not bo dis
placed ns trial Judge.
In brief Govornor Jtobortson
charged that Judge I)?arthls pre-
judiced and that ho has "sought o
Ohtrap" tho governor Into a procedure
which would bo to his disadvantage.
This Judge Bozarth denies assorting
in his apswer to tho petition that ho
is qualified to givo tho chief execu-
tive a fair and Impartial trial.
Judgo Bozarth will present his argu-
ments to tho court next Mohday.
(By the Associated Press)
EONDON" Sept. 10. Tho Central
Telegraph 'off lco announced It has not
beon able to communicate with any
Irish roe stnto telegraph office or any
newspaper In Ireland since six o'clock
this afternoon showing that the strike
of the postal workers Is effective.
(Uy the Associated Press)
BELFAST Sept 10. All tho Free
State telegraph postal and tolophono
facilities ceased at six o'clock this af-
ternoon. Tho British military auth-
orities are obtaining communication
vlth tho Ulster and England by wire-
less. Educator Visits Austin
(By the Associated Press)
AUSTIN. Tex. Sent. 11. John J.
Tlgert of Washington national com-
missioner of educatio today confer
red with Miss Annie Webb Blanton
state superintendent on education ac-
tivities in Texas. Tho national com-
missioner has beon conferring with
Superintendents in othor middle west
states rcgnrdlng educational work. Ho
will address state officials late today.
U 8. Department of Agriculture).
ABILENE. Sept. ll For Abllono
and vicinity ( tonight gonorolly fait
Tuesday fair 'nrti warmer.
For East .Voxas tonight generally
fair In north portion partly ploudy
and cooler in south pditlon. Tuesday
fair warmer in north und west port-
For West-Texas tonight fair. Warm-
er In the Panhandle. Tuesday fair
i f u V 3 . co ns
yjfe- Mdgt'.V.V.'. C7 ..
&rr U Noon ...... 12
it C Sunrise SS)
- i- Sunset . ..... 5t
7 .irt. 7 b m. H::J9
Dry thermometer .... 11 f.6 7t
Wet thermometer ... 66 BS IK
Relative humkhiy .... Itfo S3 ;jr0
TEXAS LEGIOi II
MWY rOUMElt SOLDJEUS AND
SA1LQUS OATHEU AT" WACO
FOlt ANNUAL CONVENTION OF
TEXAS LEGION. ' '
(By Tho Associated I'rcsl
WACO Texas Sept. 11. The fourth
annual convention of tho Amorlcan
Lpglon donWinent of Texas convon-1'03
hrn thn morning mr' thrn inv-
session. Tho legionnaires assembled
In tho coliseum of tho Cotton Palaco
.keeping step to the strains of martial
music by the Brownwood loglon band
Captatln It. W Armstrong dlreoto
Tho convention was called to order byi
Wayno C. Davis stato commandor.
Mayor Ben C. itlchards of Waco
after a taw remaiks extending froo
dom of city lntroducod Congressman
Tom Cbhnally t$ deliver tho nddioss
Mr. Connolly a veteran of tho Span-
ish American war .nnd of the grout
war cloquontly portraying tho acjiievc
ilionts of tho Amorlcun army in
Franco when it hurlod tho hordo ol
tho Kaiser back in confusion bet tho
greatest fighting ma.hlno then known
to a standstill forcing tho Gorman
legions to their knees and forced tholr
"Tho history of the world furnished
ho g: eater achievement on tho flold
of battle. Yet. when victory crowned
tch matchless courage of tho Amorl-
cun nrmy In that conflict no demnnd
for territory ot- plunder Was made but
having rescued Franco nnd hor allies
from annihilation you come home to
tako your places as cltlzons of your
r 'T' . t m
In tho courso of his address Mr.
Connolly cnl.ed the name of Woodrow . cesses. itclnforced by a groat mass of o'vl-
WHsonas the commander of tho Am-) Italy s concern Is sold to havo been Uonco on anegei KKantlc plot of bo-
orlcan army and the convention broke manifested In u freshly expressed do- botKO aa t0rrorlsm. the attorney
.forth In shouts or applause s't'c tor-a preliminary conference of Bonoral presqntcd his petition to Fcd-
Colonoi Claudo V. Blrkhodd of Son thu alllos at Vonlco to consider thu orn Judgo Jomes H. AVUkerson. who
itonlo first stato commander of tho
Amorlcan Legion dellvared tho re-
sponse bolng tho representative of
Goverhor Pat M. Neff who was on tho
program. Govornoi Neff was unablo
to attend tho convention.
A resolution Inviting all world war
veterans to teats in the convention
Tho attendance upon tho stato con-
YOntion of tho Amorlcan Legion Is not
so largo as had beon cxpoctod. Moro
delegate? nre expected during tho day
but hot very many. Tho national
convention is to nssqmblo In New
Orleans October 19 nnd many of the
sorvico men being unablo to spare tho
tlmo or money to attend both con -
Mentions havo chosen tho larger gath
ering. Nearly every part of the state
Is represented however and tho con-
vention this morning was a most liar
monious one. .
Not a sign of discord mado its np
pcaranco and tho report thot there
would bo a flcht over tho Ku Klux
Klan was discredited by thoso who
huvo spoken of It It is not believed
J that tho question will roach tho con
Tuesday mnrninir tho sorvlce men
i Will etago a parade ar.d r Is oxpootcd
thfit this will Include the largest num-
ber of visitors that will ttond tho1
convention. Following tho parado tn
convention -will devolo tho cntl'0 doj
' m t
Hard Luck For llliu
(Bv the Associated Press)
GAINESVILLE. Texas. Sent. 11
Ed Germany omployo of a "gasoline
plant lost-two fingers In the goar-.
ng rtf a pump last night and wljilo
the Injured hand was being dressed
hj was Informed of tho death of'hls
mother who suocumbod to hoart trou-
ble ot the 'omily homo near where
Germany was working.
Would Qunbli Iiidlctmviitri '
SHEUMAN. Texas. Sept. 11 Mo-
tion to quash the indlstments against
Ed' Smith and five 6ther Depison
Mrlklng shopmen charging them with
violation of the open port law was
being argued lu ctuirt here totlav
Validity of tho Bti'te nH well ks tho
regularity of tho tr Ictnimt rsas at-
(AnVed bv dafansa counsel.
BOTH SIDES PRESENTING
ARGUMENTS ON HEARING TO
DECIDE THE INJUNCTION
(ty tho Associated Pre)
CH1CAOO Sopt. 11 Loadora of the
striking railway shopmen wcro In p-
sloii this morning nt wlmt was horam-
fld ns a ponco mooting Intondod to cf-
foqt u how policy for tho shopmon.
D. M. Jowoll hood of tho federated
shop ornftK said tho two courses of
action to bo comddorod und announce-
ment of tho decision would come nt
tho clpio of tho mooting of tho goporal
policy oommltleo of ninety members
Mr. JqwbII first wont Into session
with the officials of tho six striking
mIuiii ornflK. known ns tho bxccutlvo
council. At U10 closo of thnt session
tho general policy committco wtib
sohoditled to Oouvouo. Tho action to
be t:onsidored was rlosoly guarded and
Mr. Jowoll refused to mnko known
apy dutnlls of tho program to bo
p.aood -hofovo tho union loaders. A
long mooting probably of two days
duration was Indicated by Mr. Jow-
ah's statement thnt tho decision might
not come until tomorrow. ThorO "Was
not only tho possibility thnt tho policy
OonuU.lteo'H deliberations would bo
extended but hot all the members had
arrived this morning.
Tho executive council or which Mr.
Jewolt i a member comprises tho
preshlm'its of six striking shop crafts.
About fifty of tho mombora of tho
policy committee had nrrlvod for the
meet lng to follow tho council session.
Others wrrq pxpectoi during tho duy.
i ii i i '
BATTLE Ol MAUNi: tfs
(By Tho Asuomatcft I'rcssi
MEAUN Franco Sept. 10 Tho An-
nlvcrsnry of tho b.Utlo of tho Marno
wns obsorvod today by commemora
tive services In tho Cathedral. There
wus a pilgrimage by . thousands or
mourning relatives who camo through
it driving ralh. ond a blttor wind to
tho spot whore membors of tho rami
fN in hattlo and also ajmbllo
ceremony that f fords- Prentler4Mtif
caro nn opportunity again to ompua-'
jzo Franco's dotnrmlnatlon to obtain
hor duo from 0 or many.
GREEKS CAUSE A
DEAL OF TROUBLE
FOR THE ENTENTE
(By the Associated Press)
LONDON Sopt 11. Swooping tho
Greek foiceH from Asia Minor In two
week tho Turkish NatlDniUIsts Under
Mustapha Kumal Pasha havo' won a
I victory and "t- cusc pariiy nui.iucu
tholr losses during tho world war.
Thus Is creatod a situation demand-
g tho immodlato adoption of a unl-
ted policy by Great Britain .France
l'rdnco and Italy uro accus(l In
some quaiturs with having hqt only
encouraged tho Komnllstn but ot sup-
plying munitions although it is o-
iiujilvu iu;v iiiuj iti 4uvuiii.iih ii.uti.-.
cd at tho extent of he Turkish roc-
; on at tno extent ot tne iuniisn sue
situation but tills finds no favor
(By the Associated; Prers)
GfSNHVA .Sopt 11 Responsibility
for possible mnHbucros In Asia Elinor.
Is dlsolaltnod by tho Angora govotn-
mont in a messago commUnjoatcd to
thu League of Nations through th
Ited Cross. Leaguo circlos are grave-
ly worried ovor the situation as this
statement by tho Angora government
1H taken In somo quarters to mean
I that tho massacres havo already be-
Tho messago through tho Bed Crosi
was that tho govornmont would not
ossumo tho responsibility for mas
wcres that niaycCllr because of tho
extreme tension of tho population.
Tho League officials tear that tho
Turkish authorities and tho small
forcoB representing- tho allies at
Smyrna will bo unablo to deal with
tho excited poople .
(By the Associated Press)
GENEVA Sept. 11 M Venlzolos
former promlor of Greece who is vis-
ittmr ut St. Mortlz with ills famil
' Intends to go to Paris probably on
Tuosday unless developments m
Greece meantlmo causo him to alter
' hl plans llo Is expected to c;pnf
wnn pouurui unu i'uui irjcnuo . m
1" rronch capital concerning tho
situation In Athons
At. Venlzolos doctlns to discuss
tho Grcok political situation ruT
friends sse In his proposed IrTp to
Paris ovidonco that he anticipate tho
possibility of being call wj-v to
ppwor In Greoco.
MONDA Y't." IIASEIIATiIi
At -Row Lork first game B.JLE
Boston 0P0 000 0426-14 .1
New York ....202 002 lOx T 1Z '2
.Marquord . Coonoy and O'Neill.
Gowdy; J. Barne. Ryan and Snyder
(vdy; J . Barnew. Ryjn
l'orcst Firo 'uti
allied. " '
FRESNO. Calif.. Sept. 11. A for
est fire which virtually destroyed the
logging camp of tho Madera Suj-ar
rino Comapny nt Sugar Pino Saturday
nlKlit Is reported '0 have been brought
under 'control thomih it still Is burning
in tlie-fo-.et uear by. Officials dsU
Imato tho josa may reach 11.000000
(Dy Iho Assoclated Press)
CHIQAOO Sopt. ll l-'cderal Jitd-
go Jnmort II . WllkCrson today denied
tho motion of attorney for tho rait
strike leaders that tho government 3
bill for U temporary Injunction to dis-
missed. "I am not prepared to decldo at
this tlmo that tho bill falln to set up
grounds for rollot" tho court said.
CHICAGO Sept. ll.-Argumenta 'n
tho government's motion tor mnko
permanent tho tompornry Jnjurtctljn
against tho rail strikers opened t
1jo:35 o'clock this morning Loioro teu-
oral Vliiiltrn .Tames! II. WllkCrson.
Ulhckbitrii EslerUnc assistant to tho
solicitor general oponcu ior uio ki
Inrnmnnt ivltli flirv fnrmnl rondinl f
tho list of defendants on whom per-
sonnl service had beon obtiilncd
Donald It .Itlchberg. attorney for B.
M. Jewell president and John 3c6tt
secretary-treasurer of tho railway em-
ployes department of American Feder-
ation of Labor called attention to tho
motion ho filed Saturday asking dis-
missal of tho Injunction so far as It re-
lates to h'fl Clients ahd said It would
tako proccdohco over the govcrnmo.ifi s
Mr. Estcrllno objected after Mr.
Itlchborg had stated his plea and mov-
ed the court. proceed to consider tho
Judgo Wllkerson ruled there woa a
distinction between a motion to die-
mis tho bill nnd a motion to set aside
the temporary restraining order1 and
said ho would hear tho strikers attor-
ney on the former question.
Knytt htriko iiwiui
Mr. Itlchberg declared In his open-
ing statement that tho acts involved in
tho calling and conducting of tho strike
wcro entirely lawful. Tho restraining
order ha said was onb tho court had
no powejr to lssuo because ho miin-
italncd It is unconstitutional and vl
latcs tho Clayton act. If tho bill is
strlnncd of Its. conspiracy allegation-!.
ho continued all that la left Is a bill
to onjoln criminal acts by unknown
ncrnons who may or may not bo mera-
Llitro of thcrBtrikerJ-rganizatlonH.
The'blll Mr iticnberguaui. is mscn
pn nn assertion that tho defendant
are under a" legal duty to oboy tlio de-
cisions Of tho United States railroad
There is nothing In tho transporta-
tion net creating tho labor board pro-
viding any method for Onforcomnn- o
its decisions except by public opinion
ho said. Even if the board's dcclsloa.i
wcro legally binding they could not bo
lawfully enforced to prevent thn work-
ers from withdrawing from scrvlco.
Ho quoted Congressman Es;h ono
ot tho authors Of tho act. utv ng to
Congress "That there Is nothing Of nn
nntl-strlko nature" In tho law and also
read similar statements by Sonatar
Cuniniln8 whoso name the lav aho
From tho messaga of Prestdnt
Harding to congress on tho present
rail strike tho attorneys read necttonc
In which tho president brought out tho
sumo obsonco of mandatory provisions
for tho enforcement of the boird's or-
ders. ItlV thO SitlM'lHlnl PfM)
'Iho CurlondK Evidence
CHICAGO Sept. 11 Supported by
ono of the most formidable legal
ballorlcs tho government has over
thrown ipto ohe court action Attor-
ney General Hurry M. Daughcrty sot
his forces In motion today towards ob-
tanInB tt l'or'"anot Injunction In tho
tn'Krantcd the tomporary restraining or
dor Kontemtjcr 1.
Arrayed agaliiKt tho government's
lawyors and denying thetr charges ot
a Widespread conspiracy of vandal-
Ism to crlpplo tho nation's transpor-
tation muchlncry was Donald R.
Itlchberg. attorney for the striking
shop crafts against whoso leaders
and members tho government's act-
Ion was directed.
Both sides avoided much discussion
of tho day's possibilities.
Tho shop crafts poUcy committco
of ninety was . hero today to meet
with Bert M. Jewell head of the
railway employes department of tho
(Continued on nnsri three.)
III A HOUSE BILL1
WASHINGTON Sept. II De-
mand for Impeachment of Attor-
ney General Dougherty for '"high
crimes and misdemeanors" tas
lmidq in tho houso today by Hep-
rcsentatho l-tiller. rvnjabllcniit
Mlnncsola who bought immed-
iate action on a resolution for nn
luestlgatloii. By on overwhelm-
ing a o to tho house lioweer re-
fcrreil tho question to tho Judic-
iary committee thus. In tha op-
pinion of leaders disposing pt It
FIRST NOHTHEIt HERE
SENDS MERCURV DOWN
Tho first norther ot' the stosom
visiter Abllono Sunday nlcht. the torn-
Lpcraturo registering as low as 6t doi
grees a ueciuea cpange xrotn im noc
weather of tho last several weeks-
Sunday's rain here amounted to 15
Inch end wan not sufficient to dam-
age cotton or to materially help feed-stuffs.
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