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THE BORAH OBJECTS DONATIONS FROM CONCERNS TERE8TED LEAD TO ATTORNEY GENERAL IN, NEPHI, UTAH S, Ill HARLAN STONE IS 10 PARTY GIFTS TIMES-NEW- Ether Wares WfiMv PROPOSE GRANGES J , in IN REVENUE BILL DEAN OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IS APPOINT-EBY PRESIDENT FORMER LEGISLATION CORRUPTION IN TAXES WILL BE ELIMINATED UNDER NEW SENATE MANY D Idaho Senator Scores Buying of lib fluence With Political Organizations to Gat Government Work RULING New York Man Is Selected From Field of Many Candidates to Held Coveted Position In Coel-Idg- a Tax Income Under $4000 Placed at 3 Per Cent; No Theatre Levy Under Fifty Cents Cabinet Washington. So Ions as political Washington. Harlan Fiske Stone parties seeking control of the gevern- - of New York, former dean ef the ' memt accept vast contributions from Columbia university law school has ti these interested ia matters ef been selected by President Coolidge there will Ve "sinister and as attorney general. Mr. Stone, a native ef New Hamp corupt and eentrolled government,'' Senator Borah, Republican, Idaho, shire and 51 years eld, has served declared in aa. address before the since 1910 as dean of Columbia unistudents' law enforcement conven- versity law school and recently retion. "In these days," Senator Borah signed to become an active member of the New York law firm of Satter-lesaid, "the government deals with all Canfield & Stone. He received the vast concerns of business, coal his law education at Amherst and is and it railroads, ships, oil, tariffs, Columbia and was admitted to the simply intolerable that political part- New York bar in 1898. He is a diies accept vast contributions from rector of the Atlanta & Charlotte Air those vitally interested in these mat- Line . railroad company and other ters. corporations, and is a Republican, al"These unusual sums are not given though he never has taken a leading merely because of the common inter- part in politics. Summoned to Washington Tuesday est partisans have in their parties. Both political parties have for years Mr. Stone had a breakfast conference Wednesday with President Coolplaced themselves in an indefensible idge and was presented by the presi in these matters." position dent to a number of his callers, in ; Referring to revelations before cluding the Republican leaders of the senate committees, Senator Borah senate. said these must not be accept i as In Mr. Stone, White an impeachment either of t'.ie Ameri- House selecting officials the president said, can form of government or of the ca- believes he has been able to accomof the rule. to Rather people pacity the he announced Monshould they be acceptd as a "call to plish of purpose a 275,000 or $100,-00- 0 day finding duty to- preserve and hand on to our man to serve in a $12,000 job. posterity that inheritance which our The prospective attorney general is forebears gave into our keeping." not a stranger to the president, the "Through constitutional and lawful two having been friends since college means," he added, "but in searching days at Amherst. Mr. Coolidge reand remorseless fashion, let us make ceived his bachelor's degree one year the hour' of reckoning a memorable ahead of Mr. Stone. one. The daya through which we are The names of Mr. Stone and Chief passing are the agony, but they may Justice Arthur H. Rugg of the also be made the glory of a truly Massachuesetts supreme judicial people. great eourt have been the two most promi"War brings waste, and extravanently considered by the president gance, and then corruption. from the time of the retirement of "But the people of this country are Harry M. Daugherty, and decision sound, nevertheless. The government finally was made on Mr. Stone beas a government is not corrupt. cause of the executive's feeling that "There are honest and faithful Massachusetts already had more public servants and loyal and patriot- than her share of high federal offiic constituents. There are men and cers. Mr. Stone has been on leave of abwomen, thousands and millions of them, just as willing to sacrifice for sence from Columbia for the past the honor of their country and just year and his resignation as dean of as capable of serving the cause of the law school is effective at the end clean government as were their fore- of the scholastic year in June. The bears. But the demoralization con- resignation sow will be made effecsequent upon the war does not tell tive immediately upon his confirmathe whole story. The country was tion by the senate, however. His shocked to learn that a very large nomination was sent to the Capitol sum of money was1 given to a high Wednesday. . official by a party having business Selection of Mr. Stone doubles the with the governmenL What have we representation of New York in the to say about an individual having cabinet, as Secretary Hughes is acbusiness, or expecting to have busi- credited to that state. ness, with the government giving a Open Lights Cause Disaster very large sum of money to the political party, which is in control or Salt Lake, Ignition of a body of seeking control of the entire machin- methane, which had accumulated in an offset in the roof left by tne reery of the government? "You can buy Influence with a po. moval of top coal, was the cause of lltical party quite as effectvely as you the explosion in Castle Gate mine No. can an individual In the latter in- 2 of the Utah Fuel company on March stance. It Is still denounced in the 6. which resulted In the death of 172 former Instance It has become an ac- men. This Is the conclusion of the experts who have made a rigid and cepted practice. "It appears, for Instance, that 6ne searchng investigation of the causes Individual gave $50,000 to the Demo, which resulted In the disaster, and cratlc party and another $75,000 to the who In a report submitted to the state Republcan party, and both were ex- Industrial commission representatives pecting to do business with the gov- of coal companies and others in the hall of the house of representatives ernmenL ""Both political parties accept the Wednesday afternoon gave their view system. So long as they do this, these of the disaster. may Ieclflc Instances of xposure New York Handles Heavy Trafflo help to put one party In and the other or more of Washington, One-hal- f party out, but the canse of clean gov. million and a half persons who ernment, of disinterested and wise the legislation and uncontrolled adminis- came to or departed from the United States during 1923 passed through the tration will not be greatly served." of New to a sur. legls-latie- e, - " Wounds Fatal to U. 8. Consul Fessenden, N. D. George Ilenry Richardson, Jr American vice consul fit Auckland. N. Z., who wns taken from a train here Friday, after several attempts to suicide died Sunday nighL Richardson who left Aurknnd February 20. was on his way to Wash-IngtoD. C, to take a civil service lie arrived at Victoria, examination, B. C, March 20, and left Immediately for Washington. Trainmen reported that he acted qeerly and at one time attempted to Jump through the window of a coach. He was taken from the train here and placed In the conn, ty jail, where he broke an electric light bulb and Mafthed M throat and wrists. Authorities believe Richard, son was the victim f P'ay before be died, he declared lie had been dnigced en th train. n. fl Jt Dog Uncovers Aztee Ruins Dtirango, Colo., F.xcavatbm of Artec ruins about one mile from Duran-g- o were begun Sunday by the Dnrango The Lions clubs. ruins were d!s. covered last week after a dog, in gopher hole, had undigging into covered several human bones. Several skulls and many pieces of pottery wore found. A large crowd looked on as the first excavations were made. Concerted plans to go ahead wlUi further dlgglsg ware made. port York, according vey of the shipping board. The survey also showed that 90 per cent of ocean borne traffic passed through the four great gateways New York, Seattle, Ronton and San Francisco. Medical Fight Ends Albany, N. Y. Chiropractors will be officially recognized In New York state under an agreement reached by the state department of education and the state medical society, thus bring. Ing to a close a Mtter controversy which has existed for years between physicians and chiropractors. To Dredge Channel Washington, The house rivers and harbors committee has approved a the entmnee to project to Improve Port Orchard bay, Washington, by dredging a channel through a shoal at Its entrance to a depth of forty feet at a cost of $."0,000. HOPES TO BLOCK IN NONUNION FORD SHOAL DEAL ARE SNOT DOWN AGRICULTURE HIDDEN MEN ON OF KENTUCKY COMMITTEE OPPOSED TO MOUNTAIN POUR LEAD PRESENT PLAN INTO CAMP CHAIRMAN Expresses Opposition to Private Op eration of Power Plant In Which Government Is Refusal ef Union Men to Accept Scale, Company Resumes Work With Nonunion Men Interested In Mimes Chairman Norris of Washington. the aenate agriculture committee, which will decide soon whether to hold nubile hearinas on the Ford Mus. cle Shoals bid, hopes to make Muscle Shoals a vehicle for the declaration of a general policy by the federal gov. ernment in water power development Both the Boulder canyon dam pro river and the ject on the Colorado Muscle Shoals problems in the opinion of Chairman Norris, require owner. ship and operation. 'Ther are several controlling lac- In the two projects tors presented which in mv opinion require the iea- eral government not only to complete both," said Senator Norris Thursday, ''but to operate them. We should not turn over either to private exploitation. Muscle Shoals Is necessarily a national enterprise because of Its re lations to our wartime activities, ana Boulder dam Is. in my opinion, of such vast importance to the protection of California, ana me Imperial valley, develonment of the far Southwest as to make It necessary for the federal the aam. government to construct control the irrigation resources it win develop as well as the electric power. 'At both Muscle Shoals and Boulder government dam I would have the committed to the sale of ' the electric and public power to municipalities utility corporations. We already nave assurances that all the power we can dam would be develop at Boulder for in advance contracted by Los Angeles and nearby cities and towns, while in my opinion there would be no difficulty In finding such a market for surplus electric power developed at Muscle Shoals." Senator Norris said he was opposed to the recommendations of the chamber of eommercn of the United States recently submitted to him urging the development' of government controlled water powers under the federal water power commission operated by priv ate industry. Pineville, Ky., Labor trouble, brewing for weeks at the mines of the Liberty Coal and Coke company on Straight creek have come to a head. dead and Edward George Lucas ia Dishman victims of a wounded, fusillade of bullets directed from a mountainside late Thursday by hidden riflemen. The men, both from Vir. glna, were among the company's employes. The shooting, the second time recently, according to company officials that their men have been subjected to a volley from the mountainside, was the elimination of a series ot of the changes In the operations mines. County officials Initiated an investigation. Last November the company asked its miners whether they would agree to continue work under a return to the 1917 union wage scale or have The question operatoins suspended. was given to an arbitration board, but no decision was reported. Mines then were closed for a period. Then announcement was made that operations would be resumed on a nonunion basis, with the 1917 union scale as a basis of pay. Tuesday the company obtained an Injunction in federal court at Frankfort, prohibiting interference with operation of its mines or molestation of workers. non-unio- n Polncare Aasured of Support M. Polncare once more It Paris, assured of the support of parliament His cabinet reorganized after the recent defeat over the pensions bill, was given a majority of 237 Thursday by the chamber of deputies, which approved the Polncare policies of "reparations, security and economy" by passing a vote of confidence, 403 to 151. The premier was obliged, how. ever, to wield the 1? stick to bring the recalcitrant ones into line. Only a threat to present the resignation ol the entire cabinet unless a vote were quickly taken put an end to the obLead Smith La Follette and Senator Robert structive tactics of the opposition. Milwaukee. Wis.. M. I Follette has Increased his lead Rebels Get Equipment over President Coolidge In the Wis San Salvador, Accordicg to report! 80,000 consin primary by more than here twenty. fromHonduras, reaching In the returns from 1192 of the xt machine guns, ten cannons, 400C The count for each slate five and nrecincts. rifles 200,000 rounds of ammunl of delegates stood: La Follette, 154,333. been received by the revolu. have tlon In the democratic Coolidge. 69.340. Generals Puerto Cortes. tlonlsts at returns Governor Al Smith had a lead Dionlslc Gutierrez and Toriblo Ramoi of approximately 13,000 over William are advancing from western Tlondnrai Gibbs McAdoo in the count from vil to attack from the rear the revolu precinct. The count: Smith 38,341, tlonlsts who are beseiglng Tegulcl McAdoo, 24,032. The movement is said to b galpa. timed in accordance with the program Inveetlgaton Invited of Tegucigalpa In San Francisco. "Fullest federal in. of the defenders vesication" waa Invited by Terry T the hope of lifting the seige of the Cumherson. president of the Califor capital. nia State Wholesale Grocers' assocla. Artio Explorer Safe tlon. In the face of action filed in fed Wales, Wash. A message froir Port eml court, in Ios Angles charging the th exploration vessel Bowdoln, in association with price fixing. MncMlllan and which Donald R. denied that the association party have been locked In the ever fostered a program of price con north of Greenland since last summer. trol. was caught by Herman Ilelgesen, If years old, amateur radio operator ol Rifle Maker Dies "All well,' reported. Illon. N. Y.. Ellphalet Remington, this city, he b as messaee announced the read ot the member original lone surviving breaking hern firm of E. Remington At Sons, manu Ilelgesen. "Daylight two-wacommunication Remington rifle is Have had no fncturers of the with outside world for month." dead at the g of ft5. Cum-bersn- n e y Socialists Elect Mayor Milwaukee, Wis., Daniel Iloan was Milwaukee over reelected mayor of in the nonpartisan David S. Roue election here by a majority of lfl.794 The according to complete returns. final count was Hoan 74.25 and Rose 57.4W5. Hoau Is of the Socialist party west to the The other city offices la the council-maniAbout 2TiO men were nonpartisans except efltUs for aid. races, where eleven Socialist employed hr the coaapaay. The build sag oecupled a full block and was two were elected sad fourteen aonpartl. ana. stories high. Costly Fire at Leavenworth Leavenworth, Ksn.,- - Fire starting Wednesday shortly after midnight destroyed the plant of the Great West, era Manufacturers company here, with The an estimated lost of $25,000. flames for a time threatened to get beyoad control of local fire fighters and calls were sent to surrounding c California to Admit Utah Seed Salt Lake, Quarantine agatnsi alfalfa meal from Utah, which h( been Imposed by California, has beet certain restriction! removed under and the meal may now be shipped In Thin decision tn the Golden state. wa reached after a conferenc with A A. Hinckley, commissioner of agrl Culture for Utah, and representative from California, who were In attend here on th ance at the conference foot and mouth disease. Washington. Practically all provisions of the new tax bill to be reported within a day or two by the senate fanance committee were made known Monday. The bill, under final agreement, reached in committee, provides: A' 3 per cent normal tax oil incomes of less than $4000. ' A 6 per cent normal tax on In comes of more than $4000. A maximum surtax of 25 per cent on incomes over $100,000. A tax of 25 per cent on innerv tances of more than $10,000,000. A 10 per cent tax on all jewelry costing more than $25. Slightly more exemptions on the taxes upon automobiles. A flat corporation tax of 14 per cent instead of 12 V6 per cent. A tax of 10 per cent on all ad missions over 60 cents. A tax of 10 per cent on all radio parts and sets and mah jongg sets. Taxes upon telegraph and tele phone messages and tobacco will re main the same instead of being reduced as in the bill passed by the house provided. The following taxes will be wiped out under the .new senate bill: Beverages, candy, corporation cap ital stock, capital loss provisions, straight levy on theatres and circus es, knives, dirks and daggers, liver ies, hunting, shooting and riding gar ments, yachts and motorboat sales, carpets, rugs, trunks and purses. World Peace Conference Urged .A joint resolution Washington, proposing a world peace conference was introduced by Senator Pepper The senate (Ren.) of Pennsylvania. would advise the president under the is suitable resolution that the time for the assembling of a conference similar to the two held in the past at The resolution sets out The Hauge. these three things to be considered: Further reduction of all armaments; means of emphasizing the Importance International law, and influence of and for and plans establishing court along strengthening "a world the lines of The Hague peace trlbun In a brief explanation Senator al." Pepper said the economic feature had been deliberately left out because It was covered in a similar resolution (Rep.) of Idaho. by Senator Borah The proposal for discussion of a world court, he said, was Intended to obviate the necessity for attempting to satisfy views upon the the widely diverse league of nations. Road Graft Alleged Salt Lake City. Alleged graft in the Salt Lake county road depart ment by means of which certain road supervisors are alleged to have been drawing pay from both the county and the state on days when they were working for the state only, was brought to light Monday through the special audit being made of county funds. The matter was brought to the county com the attention of missions In regular session by com missioner S. J. Lindsay with result that an order was issued by the commission to the county treasurer to hold up the March pay check of Supervisor M. Neff, on state road of alleged pending investigation double charges made by him during March of this year. Huerta On Way to Cuba Adolfo de la Puerto, Mexico, Huerta, leader of the Mexican revolu tlonlsts has fled from Front era en route to Bahla Honda. Cuba, and New communicated with Tork and has Frontera by wireless, according to Mexican Eagle the captain of the Cernlcalo Oil company's tugboat which was captured by the rebels, but and has re escaped from Frontera turned here. Bill Will Aid Settlers Washington, As a substitute for a senate bill, the house has passed a measure to defer for three years re. rlamatlon charges due from settlers on lands In the west. Ralph Pringle Dice Redoak. Ia, Ralph Pringle. United states district attorney for the southern Iowa district, died at Ms home here earty Monday, Homes Damaged by Floods Wilkes Barre, Pa, The Susque- hanah river went out of its banks lowlands here Monday, flooding along the west side, endangering scores of homes and doing thousands of dollars damage. Cellars in many homes in Edwardsville are flooded from the backwater In Toby creek, and Cuba street, Kingston, is tinder water. Kirby park, on which thou sands of dollars has recently he expended ia under tan feet of waUr, I News Notes From AH Parts of UTAH Salt Lake, cattlemen are Utah for the use of paying higher rates grazing land on the forest reserves than are the cattlemen ot any other state In the country, with the excep tion of parts of California, it was brought out last week in the discus sion of range fees at the convention of the Utah Cattle and Horse growers association. Castleeate. Angee Shlgenaxia. a. miner, was killed Instantly in Castle-ga-te mine No. 1 of the Utah Fuel comwas burled under a pany, when he cave-iof a barrier pillar on which he was working. Carbon Price. county, heart of. Utah'a ereat soft coal fields has overv subscribed its quota to the relief tf widows and children left by victims mine disaster by of the Castlegate more than 100 per cent. n The state Industrial. Rait Ijike commission has set apart the week starting May 6 to hold hearing at Castlegate on the contested cases oi The only-casethe Utah Fuel company. that require a formal hearing are those of parital dependency and cases where there may be some ques tion as to whether or not tne auegea dependents were legally married. s Logan. A parade of girls, membersi of the Pierian society ot the Brigham Main street Young college paraded sunbonnets or clad in dresses and illustrating the type of gingham, clothing it is desired all females shall centenwear during the Caches-allenial pioneer celebration, to be held Also twelve men who have July been cultivating luxurious boards forthat occasion were photographed for an Eastern news syndicate to be re produced in several hundred papers. 24-2- R. Verne McCullough.. Salt Lake. deputy in the office of A. E. Moreton county attorney, of Salt Lake county to Mr.. has handed his resignation The resignation is effec Moreton. Mr McCullough intive April 15. tends to take up the private practise of law. neiinr f,itv. The first person to. Escalante El at hotel, the the register new Union Pacific railroad hostelry at Cedar City, was James Younger of Mr. Younger Utah. Iron Springs, requested the Union Pacific to grant him the privilege of registering at the hotel. Salt Lake City. The Great West ern Coal Mining company, which filed for leases on units No. 390 and 391, coal mine lands in. Gordon creek. Carbon county, was the successful bidder at the auction for the leases in the federal land office. The com pany must expend $45,000 in three years and a minimum of $27,000 tons anually must be mined. Salt Lake City. A decrease in earnings in 1923 over 1922 amount ing to $90,412.72 is shown by the Utah Light and Traction company in its( report filed with the public utilities commission. Not only is this decrease in earnings shown, but th company shows an actual deficit for the year amounting to $15,186.90. Provo. That the building record in Provo will reach a new mark dur- -. ing the current year is evidenced by the number of permits issued by. A A. Loveless, building inspector, during the month of March which totaled thirty, as compared with twenty for .the month of February. Salt Lake City. Through the work of the Salt Lake police department, all but one piece of jewelry stolen from the David Keith residence at 610 East South Temple street last Sunday morning and valued at over $40,000 was recovered and William Mathas, confessed criminal, is now in jaiL Provo. Four days of constant work on the part of a large crew of men at Bridal Veil falls in Provo canyon resulted Tuesday in the finding of the body of Mark Hyslop, 22 years of age, who, with Don Allred, was buried in the most terrific snow-slid- e in the history of the canyon Saturday morning. The body was recovered on the north side of the river, at the extreme northeast corner of the slide, covered by six feet of snow, with the feet projecting into the stream. It was bright to Provo on the Denver and Rio Grane Western work train. Examination at the Hatch funeral home revealed that the neck and lower jaw had been broken and that deep gashes were cut in the forehead. Salt Lake City. A loan of approximately $10,000 probably will be made to the state armory board by the state land office for applicatior n the $85,000 contract price of All fallows college. J. T. Oldroyd, state and commissioner, said following re ;eipt of an pinion from Harvey II. Clf f, state attorney general, in which the latter held that the land commissioner could legally lend the armory board an amount not to exceed $85,000.