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THE NEW HAVEN MAN TAKES SWEET- HEART; DRIVES AT RATE OF SIXTY MILES PER HOUR LAFFOLLETTE OF CONCESSIONS IN COMMITTEE SEATS Machine Are Sworn Eighteen New Member In; Cummings Presides; Democrats Have No Trouble In Organizing t ' and from j Oc- Hartford, Conn., A boy of 9 was killed, two persons were seriously Inwere automobiles jured and five wrecked Wednesday during a mad drive in a heavy coupe by a man who was eloping with his fiance, a New Haven girl. The (lead boy was John Segora. G. Kenneth Whiteside, ucording to the police took his brother's coupe Willifred and, after Inducing Miss Wheuton, also of New Haven, to acthe city company him sped from headed toward Hartford. State police along the paved Connecticut roads who tried to stop him said Whiteside was going at the rate of sixty miles nn hour most of the time. The couple came into Hartford at terrific speed. Police at intersecttraffic vainly ing corners directing blew their whistles in an attempt to stop the fleeing car. It was said Whiteside passed down the main streets of the city at fifty miles an hour. The car swerved and His knocked down the Segora boy. body was crushed and he died almost immediately. Whiteside put on more power and crashed into four parked automobiles. All four were turned over and wreck- Kepre-sentativ- "i Capsizes ed. rs The car with Whiteside and the girl continued on for several hundred feet and then capsized. They were heavy machine. pinned under the Pedestrians and police hurried to extricate them. Whiteside was striking and clawing the air. He was overpowered and removed In an automobile to the Hartwas ford retreat. Miss Wheaton Her taken to a Hartford hospital. condition is serious. 4 Church Rites Denied Hunger Striker s London, Bishop Cohalan of Cork-harefused to allow the religious exercises which consltute Christian burial for the body of Commondant Den6. nis Harry, who died from the effects of a hunger strike at New Bridge, and A third ballot was begun. In the house and senate the guvels whose body reached Cork Wednesday. that if it fell promptly at 12 o'clock, with Sen- Hishop Cohalan declared ator Cummins of Iowa, the president was his own brother who took the course Commandant Barry took he pro tetn., presiding over his colleagues, and Clerk William Tyler Page, oc- would deal with the case in the same in Ireland," cupying the speaker's chair of the way. "Kepuhlicanism of the the message quotes the bishop as house pending the outcome twelve adding, "has for the last fight over the speakership. .Senate Democrats quickly perfected months been a wicked and Insidious their organizations at a conference attack on the church and the souls to the of the faithful committed Just bfore assembling. Senate Kobinson of Arkansas was church's care. Ry church law everyelected chairman of the conference one who deliberately takes his own I and party leader; Senator Walsh of life Is deprived of Christian burial. Senator shall Interpret the law of the church chairman; Montana, vice I feel Christian burial. I'ittman of Nevada was nominated as and refuse do to bound it." , for candidate presithe Democratic dent of the senate, and Senator Garry of Rhode Island was reelected party Railroad Would Spend Big Sum Senator King of Utah, was whip. Minn., The Northern Minneapolis, named secretary of the conference. Pacific railway has a prospective imJ. Edward llalsey of Virginia was provement program for the next three nominated by the Democrats as canyears which calls for an expenditure didate for secretary of the senate, of $."10,000,000, l'resldent Charles DonN. and John J. Hums, of Montlcello, commerce nelly told the Interstate for commission's railroad rate investigaty., was selected us candidate In Minneapolis. In sergeant at arms. ing committee the last three years and ten months, he said the Northern Pacific spent President Frees Craig $41,000,000. Executive clemency Washington, wag granted Monday by President Can't Sink With Wooden Leg Coolidge to Comptroller Craig of Now York City, sentenced to Jail for conTacoma, Wash., Charles Aldrich, A remission of sena laborer out of work, feels he Is tempt of court. tence was granted by the president on a failure at everything including suiGencide. While others were giving the recommendation of Attorney At th same time thanks Thursday, Aldrich. despondent eral Daugherty. as a result, said he Jumped into the the president expressed, In a statement to be made public later, his con- bay. Ills wooden lei; prevented him demnation of the comptroller's con- from sinking and a bridge tender resduct in criticising the federal courts cued him. Mr. Coolldge's action In New York. was based solely on the public necesWine and Beer Bill Proposed sity of keeping Craig at his post as Washington, - Amendment of the comptroller. Volstead act to legalize manufacture of beverages having sn alcoholic conJapan to Have New Toklo tent not to exceed 2.73 per cent by Much of the OrientRan Francisco weight or 3.4d per cent by volume Is of streets old the al plcturesqueness proposed In a bill drafted by Reprebeof Toklo and Yokohama, which sentative Dyer of Missouri, a Itepubcame limes of debris as a result of lican member of the house Judiciary will In recent Japan, the earthquake committee. of the be lost through reconstruction two cJtltcs along strictly modern lines Irene Castle Wed Coffee Dealer according to Charles Heard, econoYork New of the member mist and Chicago. Irene Castle, the dancer, snd Frederick McLaughlin, wealthy municipal reseureh btiroati, who arrivwere mar. ed here aboard the steamer l'resldent Chicago coffee merchant tied here Wednesday evening. Tierce from Japan. , Woods Appointments Confirmed Boy Will Sing With Gatil-Curin The senate Manila, Philippine Chicago, Sixteen years ago a col executive session Monday confirmed lege boy, engaged ss a super-tiumc- r. a number of appointments made If ary, carried s spenr In one act and Governor General Leonard Wood last Mew a trumphet with the stag band in another In a performance of Aids summer before difference arose between the legislature snd the governItiven by a traveling grand opera com It is stated that the con- puny at the Auditorium theater. fin or general. firmations which included those 6f Monday night Ralph Krrolle, who st fTiat time was attending Karine nd seven Judges of the courts of first Instance, have no bearing on the con- lege, now an American tenor, will s'nz GnUi-CiIn a per troversy between executive and Apposite Ann-Ufbranches of the government fonaane of el e a LUS TAN A ACT IS Notes : News From All Porta of GOVERNMENT WILL NOT PARTICIPATE Wreck to Hospital In Ser. lous Condition The new congress Washington, session Monday and first its begun before it was an hour old the house in the new throes of a spectacular fight over the election of a speaker. The little progressive bloc, made up of followers of Senator Lnfollette refused to support of Wisconsin, for reelection and Gillett Speaker precipitated a deadlock, blocking all other business. Mr. Gillett had the support of the but his Republican organization, of the short fell majority strength The over all necessary to elect. e Democrats voted solidly for und Tennessee of Garrett the bulk of the progressive bloc strength went to Kepresentative Cooper of Wisconsin. Compromise negotiations to permit an election within a day or two were expected by the Itepublican chiefs, but as the voting went on there were no indications of capitulation to the concesprogressive bloc demand for sions in committee assignments and changes in the house rules. went On the senate Bide things much more smoothly. By prenrrunge-men- t a truce was declared In the fight over senate reorganization and after of an a session of was taken until hour, adjournment Tuesday out of respect for senators ' re who have died during the cess. On the first ballot In the house speakership fight Gillett received 198 votes to 193 for Kepresentative Garret and 17 for Kepresentative Cooper. Kepresentative Madden, Itepublican, Illinois, was given five votes, Berger, i Madden voted for Gillett. Socialist, Wisconsin, voted present as did Gillett, Garrett and Cooper. Then a secon the house began to take ballot. The second ballot, which also failed to result in an election, was: Gillett, 11)5, Garrett, I'M ; Cooper, 17, Madden, three-quarte- Finally cupants are Removed NEPHI, UTAH fl (pot on BY ELOPERS AUTO FOR SPEAKERSHIP S, Our Pet Peeve BOY MEETS DEATH GARRETT LEADS FOLLOWERS DEMAND TIMES-NEW- SENATE INVITES INTENDED FALL TO TESTIFY DISBRIEF IN CLAIMS CASE CLOSES EXISTENCE OF DOC. UMENTS HELD HERE FORMER SECRETARY FALL IS ACCUSED OF GETTING MONEY VERY RAPIDLY Proof of Deliberately Planned Sinking New Mexico Editor Testifies Under of Big Steamer Is Contained Questioning by Montana Senin Archives of the American ator; Fall Admitted Government Being Broke Proof the German Washington, government deliberately planned and ordered the sinking of the Lusitanla is contained in the secret archives of the American government, and has been submitted to the mixed claims commission In support of the fight this government is making for full payment of all losses of life and property sustained by American citizens in the catastrophe. That such "proof" exists is official ly disclosed in a brief filed before the commission on behalf of the American government, by the American agent, Hubert W. Honynge, represent ing the state department, who calls attention to '"exhibits in the form of evidence submitted in basic Lusitanla claim cases to show that the German imperial government itself deliberately planned and ordered the torpedoing of the Lusitanla tiy one of its U- boat commanders." Mr. Bonynge's brief also shows that the American government is resisting to the limits of its ability the contention of the present German gov ernment that the only persons entitled to claim as a result of Germany's sinking of the Lusitanla if any would be the dependents or legal repSuch resentatives of descendants. contention is being made by Karl von Lewinski, the German agent before the commission who has submitted briefs in which he agrees that the true legal status of all claims arising from the sinking Is the German government note of February 4, 1910, to In this the American government. note, the German government promised "suitable reparation in respect to lives lost" by the sinking. The "exhibits," declares the American agent brief, show that the former imperial German government had, in an official way, turned over in Its mind the project of sinking the Lusitanla or some big British liner, manifestly with the purpose of terrifying British shipping, and thereby interfering with commerce and communication between the United States and the enemies of Germany. The warning which emanated from the German embassy was signed by to the United the then ambassador States from Germany (Count von Hernstorff, and as published in New York papers on the morning of May 1, llll.l, bore date of April 13, 1915. This date, as a matter of fact, was nine days before the Lusitanla even got Into port, and two weeks before she loaded for sailing. "Germany as the incontrovertible proof In the Lusitanla case shows. knew that she was going to sink the Lusitanla, and that without warning, and Germany must have known that when a torepdo, or torpedoes, were fired Into the Lusitanla all sorts of injuries snd losses to nationals of numerous countries would occur. Washington, Carl C. Magee, a New under editor, had testified questioning by Senator Walsh, Democrat, Montana, regarding the personal financial status of Former Secretary Albert B. Fall of the Interior department, the senate public lands committee decided Friday to invite Mr. Fall to appear before its inquiry into the leasing of the Teapot Dome naval reserve to the Sinclair interests. The Invitation sent by Chairman Reed Smoot of Utah, summarized the informed Mr. testimony given and Fall of the committee's opinion that he should have an opportunity to be heard. The lease of the Teapot Dome naval oil reserve was granted during Mr. Fall's term as secretary. Magee, who is editor of the New Mexico State Tribune, Albuquerque, N. M., described a visit to the Fall N. M., in ranch at Three Rivers, February, 1920, when he said Fall declared he was "broke" and intended to resign from the senate to recuper ate. ' The senator's statement was borne out, the witness said, by the condition of the ranch and the roads leading to it. Magee said he passed through Three Rivers again last August, and was lost because of the great A first class road went change." through the Fall property he testified. and there were concrete gutters, stone culverts and trees on each side. Senator Walsh, Democrat, Montana, read into the record an affidavit of the present treasurer of the county In which the Fall ranch is located, stating that no taxes had been paid hy Fall between 1912 and 1922, but that all back payments were met on June 6, 1922. Besides Magee, the committee heard testimony by G. V. Clayton, former treasurer of Otero county, in which Mr. tails ranch Is located. and Wlllard Harris, owner of adjoinabout two ing property purchased years ago by the former secretary. In reply to Senator Walsh's questions, Magee said Fall had told htm In 1920, that he was "completely broke." By 1923, however he con tinued, "great changes" had been made in improvement of the Fall ranch at Three Rivers, N. M. Harris testified that some of the improve, ments referred to had been made, to his personal knowledge several years before. Mexico TT A U STATE DEPARTMENT SO INFORMS Salt Lake, Among 200,000 head ot OFFICIAL OBSERVER; PARIS which have been trailing sheep CIRCLES DISAPPOINTED through Salt Lake county to winter feeding grounds on the western desert, and among 165,000 coming into American Membership on Committees Utah from Colorado to spend the win ter on the eastern desert, not a sin Looking Into German Finances Does Not Appeal to gle case of scabies has been found to date it is reported by Thomas Red United Statea mond, chief sheep inspector for the The state board of agriculture. in Salt Lake county has Just The American govWashington, ernment still is unwilling to partici- been completed by Theodore McKean pate in a restricted Inquiry into Ger- and was made as a precautionary man finances and has so informed measure since no reports naa Deen these among James A. Logan, American observer received of scabies with the reparations commission in flocks. ' Paris. Moaib The board of commissioner The communication outlining the of San Juan county at a special meetgovernment's position was sent to ing attended by the county attorney. Colonel Logan after he had informed assessor and clerk, decided to grant the state department that the repara- the of 124 taxpayers of the petition tions commission favored American county praying for an extension ot membership on the two committees twentv davs in which to pay their created by it to investigate and re- taxes before they become delinquent. port on the state of German finances Dry farm conditions during the past as related to the ability of that govgrowing season were so adverse that ernment to pay reparations. was impossible for many of the These exchanges was described in it to raise the funds at the taxpayers as diplomatic parlance however, delinauent date, and in con regular "purely informal," and officials said sideration of this fact December 20 Saturday that so far no formal invitadesignated as delinquent date intion for American participation had was stead of December 1. been received. For that reason state, Salt Lake, The proposed plan of department spokesmen refrained from discussing Paris dispatches Baying the making an park of the state United States had been 'invited" to fair grounds will be given at membership on the two new commit tention soon. A conference is sched tees. uled to take place between the city Whatever the decision regarding commissioners, W. D. Sutton, manAmerican acceptance or rejection of ager of the State Fair association and a formal Invitation, It is not expectthe fair grounds parking committee ed that the United States government of the Third Ward Civic association. itself would participate in the work Salt Lake, Miss Marian Johnson, of the two committees. The only question involved, in the view of of- social welfare worker, is the first ficials, is whether the government woman In the state to pass the civil Bervice test given by the civil sershould sponsor or discourage participation by private citizens in the pro- vice commission of Salt Lake. Miss Johnson took the tests given to prosposed investigations. or experts pective policemen and fireman reAmerican financiers could legally act in an advisory capa- cently and passed with the excellent city on the committee regardless of average of 95 per cent the attitude of the state department, Ogden, Automobile owners of Og- but it is the belief here that should and Boxelder county President Coolidge and his advisers den, Weber decide that such participation would county will be able to procure license plates in Ogden after January 1, ac be unwise, no American of any standto an which was ing would act contrar to the advice cordingentered agreement, into at the Weber club partly of his government. recently. of the Paris, The unwillingness Salt Lake, If a tornado had struck, to appoint Cummings field and ripped it from American government members of the reparation commis- goal to goal, it wouldn't have been a sions investigating committee is a bigger surprise than the Aggie disappointment to the French governvictory over Utah in the annual meeU ment and the members of the com- ing of football teams from the two mission, Inasmuch as they feel that schools Thursday afternoon. As far the lack of American participation as that goes the Aggies, when they would greatly diminish the authority were going full fyrce, had about all. and prestige with which the committhe requisites necessary to be classtees could have worked The Ameri- ed as a football tornado. can attitude was not unexpected howD. II. Madson, state Salt Lake, ever, and what should he done In such circumstances has already been fish and game commisssioner, has The situation written to II. M. Albright, superininformally considered in Germany is such that It is felt tendent of the Yellowstone park, to that the expert committees, even learn if it is possible e to get another elk which without the aid of the United States band of about twenty-fivthe commissioner desires to "plant" mu$t undertake to devise a constructive plan to restore the German gov- in the vicinity of Cedar Breaks la ernment's finances and the currency. Iron county. Salt Lake, After being out more Royal Wedding Set Ahead than thirty hours without being able Toklo, Because the age of 22 is to agree the Jury in the case of the regarded by the Japanese people as state against Mrs. Martha Gerrans, an unlucky age for marriage, and also known as Martha Gardner, was Princess Xagako, who is to become discharged by Judge Kphraim Hanthe bride of Crown Prince Hirohlto, son. This calls for a fourth trial of will be 22 on February 4, the ImMrs. Gardner on the charge of murperial household has decided that the der in connection with the killing of Imperial wedding must be held beat the Gardiner Joseph W. Irvine fore that date, it wns unofficially re- ranch near Welby on April 15, 1922. The wedding Is ported Saturday. (Provo, The board of city commisexpected late in January. sioners, at their meeting Tuesday afternoon enacted an ordinance creatFour French Officers Drown a city planning commission, com. Four high naval offi- ing Cherbourg, of less titan five members posed cers were drowned and four saved nor more not than nine. The ordinance fell when a French naval hydro-plan- e for the appointment of th Into the sea Sunday afternoon. Dur- provides commission within thirty-on- e days of naval after the enactment of the ordinance. ing maneuvers hy a fleet hydroplanes, one of the machines was Ogden, John M. Mills of the Ogden forced down, dropping suddenly Into Industrial School has handed in bis. the rough sea. resignation and his aucessor will Le sppolnted early in December. Flood Visits Three Villages Bergamo, Six hundred dead, three S. McCarthy,, Salt Lake, Ray and fifty square deputy county attorney submitted hie villages destroyed miles made deaolate. This was the resignation as such to County Attoll of the flood from Cleno lake torney Arthur K. Moreton Tuesday. when the great dike guarding It col. He asks that the take efresrgnntlon lapsed, releasing the water, which fect January 15, 1921. Mr. McCarthy It swept intends to enter Into carried all before it. private practice. over the hills and down into the About Newhouse, 10,000 acres ot a for of fifteen distance miles valleys to Lake Iseo, which checked the mountainous snd rolling land In Beaver county, near Newhouse, are to b momentum of the vast stream. opened tip by the Interior department the state of Utah being given preferConference at Deadlock ence right of sleeting lands from this The Turkish-AmericConstantinople, of its grants. conference on the questions tract in latisfactlon of Indemnities due American citizens Such lands as are not taken by the In Turkey for war damages Is at a state will be opened to preferential The land Is de. The Turkish delegation is entry by veterans. deadlock. awaiting new Instructions from Ismet crihed as second, third and fourtfi rate. Pasha. all-ye- ar 21-to- 51 Automobiles Burned automobiles Ames, lows, Fifty-on- e were destroyed In a fire which early Thursday destroyed the storage gar. age in which they were housed. The De loss was estimated at $75,000. fectlve wiring on one of the cars Is believed to have caused the blaze. Ships Offered For Sale Bids" were opened Washington, Friday by the navy department for the sale of six more battleships to be scrapped under the armament treaty. All but one of them were of obsolete capital ship types. The bidders submitted a long list of alternate offers, to thp varying widely, according methods of payment and time and method of delivery. Blackfoot Bank Closes Pocatello, Ida., The banking house of D. W. Standard & Co., one of the oldest In the state at I'.lackfooL Ida., voluntarily closed its doors Friday morning following action of directors. Slow farm and livestock paper Is cited ss the cause and obligations could not be met. The closing does not affect the Standard bank la Pocatello, it la declared. Lady Astor Campaigning Plymouth, England, Lady Astor Is rarryln on a very lively campaign f..r reelection to parliament and her meetings are so crowded she often hiis to struggle to reach the platform upon whb h she Is usually subjected to brisk heckling, to which Jer quick answers afford muh air! sharp amusement snd kepp her bearer In go! temper, st a meeting Thursday in which she sought to show the of thi proposed levy on capital championed by the l4thorparty, Chief of Rhenish titected Gov. McCray Under Charges Dr. Hans A. Cohlenz, Germany, Indianapolis, Ind., Warren T. Mcwas elected InDorten, unanimously was of Indiana, Cray, governor dicted by the Marion county grand "chief of the provisional government Jury Frldny on charges of alleged Ir- of the Rhenish republic" at Saturday'! regularities In his personal financial meeting of the separatist adminlswra of The resignation Indictments wer tbn leaders. Irnflanrllnnt Ttlc-h-t Met-tv- n returned embodying a total of 192 Joseph Matthes nnd Hugo von were accepted, ("oldens will concounts charging embezzlement, larbe the republican capital hut. ceny, forgery, obtaining money under tinue tointer-allled as the high commission false pretenses snd issuing frauduoccupies the government huIMInga, lent checks. Investigation of McCray financial liens we started soon aftel separatist headquarters has been ee tabllshed ten miles away. be announced "b wm broke." I l3 an Coalville, Report of sn audit b Swan, Worsley A Foreman of the records of Coalville city for the las! calendar year, was filed In the office of Mark Tattle, state nnditor. The records were found to be In first class shape. Mantl The Sanpete county farm bureau has spjolnted a county Irrl gatlon committee to Investigate problems of the county snd to psrtlcllsrly look Into the feasible Hy ot the proposed Mllbnra project.