First issue of Lincoln Star under new title, 12 Feb 1921
r Exclusive Day : j Service of the Associated Press City Edition I "Today's News Today' ' - a-BAMHa-BBHB-- a-BAMHa-BBHB-- a-BAMHa-BBHB-- a-BAMHa-BBHB-- a-BAMHa-BBHB-- a-BAMHa-BBHB-- a-BAMHa-BBHB-- NINETEENTH YEAR. JAPS BOMBARDING ! LEGISLATURE UIITHj -FLOOD -FLOOD OF LETTERS i Mayors, Bankers, Merchants j In Jap Communities Write Against Davis Bill. One Letter Contains Peculiar Jap Style of Diction California Sends Warning. Japaneae resident and land owl-ra owl-ra owl-ra In Nebraska have organized a big campaign against the Davie bill denying persona of that nationality and other orientals the right to se-qutr se-qutr se-qutr real eatate In the future. Member Member of the legislature are being bombarded with letter from bankers, mere ha tit a and others In localitiea Ther Jap communities have beea eatabUehed, nraing that this bill be defeated. F.very bustnfss mnn who receive patronage from Jaim,w aettler baa evidently bean asked to write to hi representative at Lincoln and protest against the contemplated legislation. Many of them have don an. In view of the claim made that there are only &00 of their people In Nebraska, at the present time, it l.ioka aa though a rood part of tha Jap population had been busy work.. Inic up opposition to tha Davis measure. measure. A direct printed appeal from tho Japanese at North Platte, dated on February and signed by C H. Shin and Rlchl t'gal of that place, hn Veen mailed to, house members, together together with printed copies of a bunch of lettera from white persona at North Platte, Mitchell. Herahey and other place la Ice North Hatt river valley. Haa Jap Style of Diction. One communication from Mitchell, signed by the mayor and a number of buelnesa men. fontalns aome peculiar wordiiiT which aounda very much aa though it had been written by aome Japanese. It commends the Jsuw for their Industry, Integrity and "liability." Instead of "reliability": "reliability": deplores any "movement" by the legtslatuie which would "remove" "remove" lhr land leasing privilege from them; and concludes with thi aentamce. ' "Their conduct certainly permits them to the rntlr toriyllege gtvlns; to any alien race." ' Amnnf tho bualnea men who have, tnamorlallaed legislators to vote. r net the Davis bill. H. H. J8, are following: Vorth Platte E. It Goodman, V. . R. Maloney, M. E. Boott 8. K. Derry-erry. Derry-erry. Derry-erry. F. L. Mooewy. C. H. Tlacker, J. N. Wilcox, and Frank Buchanan. Mitchell C. H. Ulackman. mayor: C, W. Wright. J. T. Whitehead, O. It. Lovelace, F. L Pclton, Oart A. Judd. A J. Fa'ik, It. C. Truinble, and Fred BlqueKt. Herahey W. It. Jenkins, mayor. Bishop George A. Ileccher of the Kptsoopal dlocess for western Nebraska, Nebraska, wrltet, from Hastings to Chairman Rodman of the Judiciary committee, which ias charge of tho .Davis bill expressing hie disapproval or It. He declare the Japanese resident resident to be Industrious, lab-abiding:, lab-abiding:, lab-abiding:, shrlf-dependent. shrlf-dependent. shrlf-dependent. honest in business affairs, courteous and eager to learn i he language of this country. Says They Came Here Illegally. From California, howeer, cornea a telegram to tlie Judiciary committee, committee, elgned by the published of a Sacramento newspaper aa follows: "Did your committee have information information that many of the Japaneae to Nebraska came through Hawaii and Mexco without paasporta. surreptitiously, surreptitiously, In violation of existing agreement with Japan, and should have been deported? This admls-lon admls-lon admls-lon appears in interview with president president of Japanese association of Nebraska, Nebraska, published In Japanese newspaper, newspaper, North American Times, Seattle, Seattle, January 15. Translation being-forwarded being-forwarded being-forwarded you by mail." The Davis bill will be up before (he house, in committee of the whole on Monday or Tuesday. The article referred to In this telegram will probably reach here before then, and It mny have aome influence In de-old! de-old! de-old! ng the fate of the measure under under consideration. H. Kano. who owns 120 acres of. land near Litchfield, la president of th so-called, so-called, so-called, "Jnpaneae-Amerlcan-lisat'on "Jnpaneae-Amerlcan-lisat'on "Jnpaneae-Amerlcan-lisat'on "Jnpaneae-Amerlcan-lisat'on "Jnpaneae-Amerlcan-lisat'on society of Nebraska." He completed Ills education two or three years ago at the .University of Ne-nraska. Ne-nraska. Ne-nraska. Lose Hope for Farrelly's Life KNOXVW.LK. TennT Feb. 12. Hope for Blshon John 1. Farrelly, hea.d .of the Catholic f"ocese of Cleveland, was abandoned today by hl physicians. Tho bishop has been ill with pneumonia since last Sun-nay. Sun-nay. Sun-nay. His cne wa.i ronsideied serious, serious, but not hopclest until late ye-terdayv ye-terdayv ye-terdayv when he suffered a collapse of heart Little. Girl Talks WAUKEGAN, 111.. Feb. 12. The baf'llng cinn of little Miriam Rubin, I year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Rubin, of Waukegan, 111., today today attracted the attenUoh of noted special lats as the child began her eighth day bf tatlking wlhout cessation. cessation. A week ago yeUrday the girl complained of pains a'niut her arms and shoulders. The fotowlng night she gan talking, and she has been talking constantly every since, all eforta by medical specialist and others having failed. Propped up In bed the child talka rationally, and, although o' unusually unusually serious disposition, occasionally rmHes or laughs when anything Is said or a situation develops that ordinarily arouse mirth. At flrat, Miriam talked In a normal roice, but 1-Foot 1-Foot 1-Foot Exhaust . Pipe Man's Home for Three Years NEW YORK, Feb. 1 TV, pe nd of an e'hauat pipe, four f t an diamatar. connecting two boild-ingi boild-ingi boild-ingi in lower Naw York, served aa Noma for Antonio Bolakoruf, aoad 50, for mora than thraa yaars, it wn disclosed today. Un-abla Un-abla Un-abla to obtain employment and toa proud to bag ha subsisted on meraala taken from raataurant garbage cane. Ha cagan a thirty day aojourn in tha workhouse today, where, ha waa aaaurad. tha bada were aoftar and tha food mora palatable. palatable. THE CO-DP CO-DP CO-DP GROUP Plan Exchange Service to Bring Farmer and City Consumer Together. Three Days' Convention Held at Cleveland Closed Sat-1 Sat-1 Sat-1 urday Afternoon. (Associated Prsa.) CLEVEI-AND, CLEVEI-AND, CLEVEI-AND, Feh. 1!. The all-American all-American all-American co-operative co-operative co-operative mission waa given a new program for the year at the Co-operatlv Co-operatlv Co-operatlv congress of farmer and labor i organixationa. which closed a thro cy convention here today. The prjgram calls for establishment establishment of an exchange aarvlce lo bring farmer producers and city consumers together for direct rnarkutmg and Miggrat that la'"r unions in city and f:iTn organiittlutis Invite each other into tholr mternga t'j discuss co .pt ral.vr: kfling.. Th prin-clplr prin-clplr prin-clplr of ollt'Ctuo- ollt'Ctuo- bargaining "for faim-r faim-r faim-r and 1,-ihor 1,-ihor 1,-ihor ullke" jk ndorsed and the ti-r ti-r ti-r tl op cy:npaign is de-roKiu'rd. de-roKiu'rd. de-roKiu'rd. IvCfoiutkna wert I'dopteU favoring legislation to control the meat pack-In pack-In pack-In md'is'rv to it More the railroads .to uniflci ccAviiM.-ier.l ccAviiM.-ier.l ccAviiM.-ier.l operation and tha; fi'viarht und Pii-'-Jonger Pii-'-Jonger Pii-'-Jonger Pii-'-Jonger Pii-'-Jonger la'es be reduced to the Uwels under federal operation A high un rapidly prr -giessivo -giessivo tax ur'n incomea, estates and e:tctna pufiLa, until wur cost is paid, and a IrdeitU lux on Uie value of -nil -nil -Unrt--!tid -Unrt--!tid -Unrt--!tid -Unrt--!tid -Unrt--!tid --other- --other- --other- --other- naiuial aounea "apeciiUillvtiv held" Is rec-onmuiided. rec-onmuiided. rec-onmuiided. The ccngress oppi.aod tetall riles taxes and other consumption consumption taxes which It waa declared declared "will place the heaviest bur-linn bur-linn bur-linn of taxation upon those least able to pay." Control and devekp-mcnt devekp-mcnt devekp-mcnt of all natural resource by the government was urged. A report of the committee on direct direct trading which was adopted suggests suggests that consumers at once es'taJi-llsli es'taJi-llsli es'taJi-llsli receiving depots that an be uaed bv InUr-clty InUr-clty InUr-clty truck service, and parcel pout until co-operative co-operative co-operative .-.tore .-.tore .-.tore or municipal markets can ebtab-llshed. ebtab-llshed. ebtab-llshed. Central labor unions are asked to finance the coat of such depots temporarily. Kstablishment of peoples' co-operative co-operative co-operative banks, cooperative cooperative stores and oold stora plants to be operated at cost waa recommended. TWENTY-NINE TWENTY-NINE TWENTY-NINE ARE T Red Cros,s Workers Arrive and Build Tent City for Sufferers. OCONKK. Feb. 15. With the recovery recovery of two negroes late last night by searchers among the debris wrought by the tornado which paaaed through a farming settlement uear here Thursday, it is known today that twenty-nine twenty-nine twenty-nine people lost their lives. Identification of the dad has been practically completed. Red Cross workers have arrived here from Atlanta and a tent city has been pitched to take care of those made homeless by the storm and to houae the injured. A drop In temperature has made the suffering more Intense and hinders to a great extent the clearing away of the wrckage and the work of rescuers. Hundreds drove here today and reported reported that article blown by the storm were found eleven miles away and part of a bedstead had been plrJed up twenty-eight twenty-eight twenty-eight miles away. Many negroes who lost all their personal belongings in the storm, seemed half erased, while others spent hours In fruitless search for relatives whom they learned later had been swept away and killed. A negro child waa found. on a torn mattress-at mattress-at mattress-at the site of 'his former home, his relatives, grandfather, mother and brother all having been lost. NEW PROGRAM FDR1 STORM VIC IM Constantly 8 Days now speaks more quietly, although persons anywhere in her bedroom can hear everything she says . With the exception of two hours slumber last Monday niht, she ha; not had any sleep with the exception of a few occasional momenta of dmwslneaa during which she continues continues to talk. Her dolls, dolls clothes, her studies in school, her teacher and dancing lesons are arsons; the many topic about which tha child talka. She eaU heartily her appetite being as goo as ever. r Specialist advanced the the,ory t, the child' parents that her conditio: might be a forerunner to sleeptn aicknesa, but so far there have -bet -bet no manl estattons of unusual .drowsi ness; In fact. Miriam haa been ver much wide awake.- awake.- TAKE TESTIMONY . : -AT -AT TRIAL 0F1HEM !W MATEWAN CASE Baldwin-Felts Baldwin-Felts Baldwin-Felts Employe Says First Shot Fired From' Hardware Store. 1 'Awcciated Pre.) HkI twin-Veil, twin-Veil, twin-Veil, detective ar.d twj telephone onerafnr r-ned r-ned r-ned the tea-tlmonv tea-tlmonv tea-tlmonv in the Matewan shooting Hals hei toda after more than two weeks hud ln taken up ia obtaining obtaining n jury-. jury-. jury-. f-'hn f-'hn f-'hn McDowell the dete. live, tes-;ne. tes-;ne. tes-;ne. t. th rviction of minera from the hiusa ,.' tp8 Stone Mountain Coel wnpan;-. wnpan;-. wnpan;-. and that Mavor C. C. Tc-ilrnnan Tc-ilrnnan Tc-ilrnnan an,) ,sit Hatf,eld had pro-tented pro-tented pro-tented to Alhert ,.;a ne wajl un. able to say. he testified, who fired the .first sh it. I i,j he saw ne.-oi ne.-oi ne.-oi f "ham'-iei "ham'-iei "ham'-iei a. im if the defendant bnnuinc his giin intu njay. Mav Chufln. a trh phone operator, nnc of Ucrce Chambers, testified that she overheard t telephone con-1 con-1 con-1 versatlon between Deputy She-iff She-iff She-iff Tonev Webb and Sid Hatfield in which Hatfield nl,ed when warrants vivid le obtained tor the Baldwi.i-VIH Baldwi.i-VIH Baldwi.i-VIH men. and threatened Mo ktll the detectives before thev left Mate-wan. Mate-wan. Mate-wan. Thle testimony waa almost duplicated by Elale Chambers, a iaughter of Keece Chamlrs. ! The first shdt of the oattle that re- re- ! suited In the death of 10 men cama Irom the doorway of a hardware ator j irom the doorway of a hardware store near the railroad stntlon. according ! lo McDowell's testimony. H4 could hot say who waa the first man killed. He testified that Kid Hatfield, Hatfield, Matewan police chief. Alhert C. Felta and Mayor C. C. Teiterman. all of whom were killed, were gath-. gath-. gath-. red about the doorway. ' - When he waa turned over to the defense forces for examination Attorney Attorney J. J. Conlff went back Into what has been accepted aa the caiisa of the battle, tha eviction of miners from houeea owned bv the Htone Mountain Cnal company. McDowell was uncertain as to the number ol families evicted by the llaldwin-Felts llaldwin-Felts llaldwin-Felts detectives that dar. but id he believed there wro five or six of them. "While a tew of us were taking tho furnlti're from a hjuae," aald tha witness, "Mr. Felts, wlvo waa in charge, Htld 'two or three of you had better get voit rifles for vonler (omes the mavor, Sid Hatfield and a gan of men.' Wf did as we we - told. "Hatfield." Mayor Teatermau and two or three othera came up to where w were and protested against the cvlcilon." . Wirth Says Germany Going to London With That thought In Mind. (Associated l'ress.) HKKU.V, Feb. . Oermany Is not going to the London reparation conference conference to be dictated to, Dr.' Wirth. the minister of finance, declared In a apeech to the Bremen chamber of commerce today. Great economic questions could not be solved in that way, he added. "We are prepared to accomplish all we can," continued Dr. Wirth, "lie-cause "lie-cause "lie-cause we feel under a moral obligation obligation to aealat In reconstruction, and we will make reparation propoaala of our own In London. The newapaper report on this subject subject are Incorrect. Our offer will not le a small one. The nation must learn to realise that what we shall offer cannot be extracted from the national wealth, but must be produced produced by work." "America cannot hold aloof," added the finance minister, "when the economic economic force of the entire world shall assemble around one tab)e, and all plans are mere theories unless the whole economic world Is prepared to co -operate." -operate." Demobilization Law. BKRLIN, Feb. II. Legislation which would prescribe the manner In which all civilian guards In Oermany are to be dissolved ia now being drafted by the ministry of the interior. interior. After being submitted to the cabinet, the measure will be presented presented to the relchstagr for approval. Demands Report. f MUNICH, Feb. 11. Independent socialists demanded in the Bavarian diet yesterday that the government make, a rejiort on its negotiations with I ho Berlin federal government, The Bavarian premier had placed responsibility responsibility for disarmament on the federal government a.nd the reply that the .negotiations were confidential confidential stirred up a hot debate with the socialists and communists asserting asserting the reply was unsatisfactory'. Proposed Mex. Oil Legislation May Be Delayed MEXICO CITY, Feb. 12. Discussion Discussion of proposed petroleum legislation may be delayed in the Mexican congress congress owing to opposition to bills governing governing banking activities, which -will -will be submitted to congress on Monday. Congress has before it an old oil project which dates -from -from the Car-ranxa Car-ranxa Car-ranxa regime. If this bill is definite!-discarded, definite!-discarded, definite!-discarded, the administration will submit its new project, which is said to be largely the work of Rafael Zu-aran Zu-aran Zu-aran Capmany, secretary of Industry Industry with the president. The nature of this bill haa not been divulged. BILL IS REPORTED. WASHINGTON. Feb. 12. The ouse rlvera and harbors bill carry-iK carry-iK carry-iK a lump aum appropriation of 15,150,000 waa reported favorably to ne senate today by' the commerce committee without amendment. WILL NOT STAND FOR DICTATION LINCOLN, NEB. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1921. Deepsea Fishmen Hunters Puzzled Over New Monster MIAMI. Fla, Fab, 21-Seian-tiata 21-Seian-tiata 21-Seian-tiata 21-Seian-tiata 21-Seian-tiata and deepwater fisherman hero are puzxled over the finding of a huge aea monitor off Soldiers Soldiers Kay, a few milss south of Miami, which they ara unable to name. Tha body of tha eraaturo waa found thraa week ago by Elmer E. Garretson of Huntington, Huntington, U l Naw York, who today towed part of the skull to Mianl. Thia fragment ia fifteen feet long and sevan fast wide and weighe thraa tona. Mr. Garrataon aaid ha did not know how long the monsto' waa but ha aaw aa muh as eighty feet of it. Sharka wa'o de'"urinq tha flash whan ha first found it. Mr. Gaeretaon assarted tha creature creature evidently cams up out of the deep water of tha gulf atream to die and thia accounted . for Ita presence in comparatively shallow water. ERESTS III LEGISLATION District Judges Expected to Be on Hand for Hearing of Judicial District Bill. Scientists Interested in Fet Measure Japs Send Bouquet Bouquet to Representative Representative Davis. "There will be a joint meeting of the house and senate committee hondllngapportlonment bllla, next Wednesday evening, to take up the I judicial district bill. If. R. 638. It Is expected that some of the district judge will be on hand to be heard as to the manner In which It wlilaffect them. . "' - Christian Scientists In all parts of Nebraaka are writing letters to the membera of the house medical committees committees requesting favorable action on tha Herka bill, H. V. 10S. legalising legalising Christian Science practice. Some opposition' to the bill Is being manifested manifested among medical men. Representative Davie, Introducer of the bill prohibiting Japanese from purchasing adltional land In Nebraska, Nebraska, found a huge bouquet of hothouse hothouse flowara awaiting him when he got back from his trip to the state farm, Friday afternoon. It was sent him by some of the Japanese .who are working against the bill. J. W. Hhorthlll appeared Friday afternoon tie'ore the finance committee committee of the hous and urged that a liberal appropriation be provided for the railway commission. In view of that fact that there will be a num. ber of Important railroad rate cases lo fight out tie'ore be Inerstate.om-merce Inerstate.om-merce Inerstate.om-merce commission and the federal courts. He did not suggest any specific amount. , Next Tuesday afternoon, the vol-untary vol-untary vol-untary annexation bin coverng Lincoln Lincoln and la suburb will be up for hearing before tho house committee on citle and towns. Up to thia time, no opposition to the passage of his act I In sight; aa It leaves to each community to determine for Itself whether It will become a part of the capital city. Cuyler k Denies Carriers Planning: . General Wage Cut CHIQAGO, Feb. 12. In a statement laaued here last night Thomas De-wltt De-wltt De-wltt Cuyler, chairman of the association association of railway executives, said that the railroads are not considering considering a general reduction In wages of railway employes. Mr. Cuyler"s statement came In response response to reports circulated In railroad railroad and union circles that the meeting of the executives called for February IS would discuss plans for a general wage reduction on all rall-nropositlon rall-nropositlon rall-nropositlon ha never come before the association or its labor committee. Mr. Cuyler Bald. Soldier Killed in Attack on Train CORK. Feb. ,11. One soldier was killed and a number of other wounded wounded today In an attack on a passenger train Outside of Mill street station by a hundred armed men. The attackers attackers fired on the cars, which contained thirty soldiers, from both sides of the line. - The wounded soldiers were taken to the Cork military hospital aboard a special train, ... ' TEE WEATHI. " i.ixror,?f. Nt.. rb. ll rort 5 if for Saturday and Rundsj: if Par Lincoln an4 Vicinity: Fitr to- to- if luvbt nd Suntfjj-; Suntfjj-; Suntfjj-; lirhtly coMer Han- Han- -if -if da afternoon. The minimum tenptrm- tenptrm- if if tare torn tat will b near 30 dearer ir Por Narfcrastu: Pair tmtfht and if Snnda; colder Sundaj and ia weat and if if central portions tnifbt 4 ? if The tHu pert t areas x 7 . m M II a. m. 11 nonn . 1 a. m. I p. a. .50 a- a- J . m SH I a. 10 a. m 4 Wlnit lorilf at lltSO p. a. todtr. 15 mllM per Dour. WpcttMr IhmnalMMit tfc. atnta it 7 1 it a. m. Utflaj, cloudj aat clear alac- alac- v whert. , w ' - " : llia-Hpa! llia-Hpa! llia-Hpa! rmira(Br a yaar ait today 4-' 4-' 4-' ir waa 44. lwt 24. J j Drr W.t Hal. ' w . , Bulb Oiilk Bnm. i ir Tie A. M ........ M S3 7 J- J- 12 5U I-. I-. I-. M ........ 54 48 67 Ji w 8nn and ataen. I if Son Har, 7:2.V a. m. v, Snn ae'a. p. m. 21 w Uaua Tift 3n. m. J' it Una aeta, 10 5 p. aa. - " i ! IT HOWN MELLDH BILL MAY RETUJJJO LIFE Supporters Refuse to Acknowledge Acknowledge Its Death at Hands of Agriculture Committee. Will Fight on Floor of House to Secure Reorganization of State Board. Although the agriculture commit-tee commit-tee commit-tee of the house has voted to kill the Mellor Bin reorganizing the state board of agriculure and reatrictlng J its activities to the management of the Nebraska state fair, the bill's supporters, say it not dead yet by a long shot. They are planning a fight on the floor of the house to get-It get-It get-It placed on general file-Mr. file-Mr. file-Mr. Mellor wa formerly secretary of the state board of agriculture, but some years ago was succeeded In that position by E. R. Danlelsori. who st Ilholds It. Here are the principal principal features of Mellor- Mellor- bill, H. R. 352: 1. Membership to consist of five elected persons from each congressional congressional district together with the governor, governor, land commlsloner, dean of agricultural agricultural college, and head offflcera of different state associations connected connected with organized agriculture and county agricultural societies. One new member to be elected every year from each congressional district district In place of an old member who retires. '2. President, vice president and secretary to compose board of managers managers for the state fair. Secretary may be chosen from outside the full board membership. J. Activities confined to state fair matters; appropriations limited to J 10.000 for payment of premiums. 4. Secretary's salary to lie fixed by full board prresldent,' HOO a year vice president, 1300; treasurer, $250; members, f per day and mileage during state fair and when attending meeting. E Condra Prepares Drawing of Lincoln Showing How Track Should Enter City. Lincoln Built on and Between Nine Hills Names Being Selected for Each. A map prepared primarily to show the preeent and possible route of the Rock Island into and through Lincoln Lincoln aroused a lively Informal discussion discussion at the Chamber of Commerce Saturday noon. The map shows the present Rock Island route cutting through the hills and the proposed routing which would be to follow the Burlington or Union Pacific tracks. As Indicated Indicated by the map this would be more direct, snve the haul over the hills, and lesHen the danger to" traffic in the city. The map wa prepared by Dr. O. E. Condra, head of the university department of conservation and soils surveys and chairman of the Chamber's Chamber's city planning committee. The planning committee meets next Monday Monday at which time the "Rock Island" sub-committee, sub-committee, sub-committee, J. J. Ledwith. chairman, chairman, will present Its report on "Why the Rock Island should get out of Antelope Valley. Dr. Condra's map shows that Lincoln Lincoln Is built on and between nine hills. Each one of these hills or heights will be given a name in the future and several suggestions were offered by members of the Chamber. Four were agreed upon as almost final: "firandvlew" for the Belmont heights, "Falrvlemt" for heights near Normal, Pershing Spur" for the benchland on which Is losated .the university and state capltoL and "Burlington Heights" : to the south"; and west. Fuller Goes Back .to Detroit on a Government Charge Benjamin P. Fuller. IS, who Is alleged alleged to have forged over $1,200 worth of stolen government checks at Detroit, Detroit, must go back 'to the Michigan I city to face the federal charge. Fed-leral Fed-leral Fed-leral Judge T. C. Munger Saturday 1 afternoon signed an order of re moval to transfer the prisoner from Omaha to Detroit. 1 Fuller was picked up In Omaha on a state charge, it is claimed, but when it was found that he was wanted on. the federal charge the state officials turned tha man over to the government government officers. . j . Federal officials sa' Fuller has ! served a term In the California prison ' for forgery and also served time in Fort Leavenworth, Kans., for deser-I deser-I deser-I tion from the army. Resolution for Actual Bombing of Battle Ships WASHINGTON, Feb. 12. Resolutions Resolutions proposing an actual bomb.ing of naval vessels by aircraft were Introduced today by Senator New, republican. Indiana and Representative Representative Anthony, republican, Kansas. They direct the secretary of the navy to turn over to the army air service one obsolete battleship, two obsolete destroyers and two auxiliary ships for experlmentnl bombing. The resolution saio the future Policy of development of aircraft and seacraft might be changed as a result result of the proposed experiment. I SHOWS ROUT HURLEY- HURLEY- BEFORE HOUSE PROBERS LAUDS SCHWAB 'Says Appointment Frightened Germany, Heartened French j and Enthused England. ; Declares He Is Optimistic Concerning Future of U. S. Merchant Marine. t AsKndated Press.) WASHINGTON. Feb. l!. K. K. Hurley of Chicago, former chairman of the shipping board, testified today today before a house committee Investigating Investigating shipping board operations that he had been told by Clemen-eeau Clemen-eeau Clemen-eeau at the Parla peace conference that the appointment of Charles M. Schwab as director general of the emergency fleet corpor.it Ion had frightened the Germans, heartened the French, and enthused the British. Describing Mr. Schwab as the "foremost cantaln of Industry In the country." Mr. Hurley said he had been Instrumental In setting Mr. Schwab to aerve. because he real-lied real-lied real-lied that "fatlsfactory progress wa not being made In the, building of new vards and in the construction of wooden ship." Reviewing the board's work generally generally during the war Mr. Hurley said mistaken had been made, but that the board was 'able to turn out ships In great enough numbers to help turn the tide at that most critical critical period of the war. Mr. Hurley denied he had promised promised wooden ship yard owners sufficient sufficient contracts for three turns on their ways, regardless of an early termination of the war. Discussing the placing of contract In Japan, for steel ships. Mr. Hurley said the Increased expense waa justified justified because the I'nlted State had to have ships in. a hurrv and the Japanese yard were able, to rush Hurley said he wag optlmlstla aa to the future of the American merchant marine. He recommended ome change in the LaFbUette seaman's seaman's act. chiefly to prevent the desertion desertion of crews. "Our sl.ps do not operate at any considerable disadvantage." he said, adding that wages did not "differ much." Great Hntaln. he said, cannot cannot produce ships much cheaper than w can." A rlgantie rr.t icl-aiu icl-aiu icl-aiu marine wilt prove a liability If an IntertiatlonU surplus of ship developed, Mr. Hurley Hurley declared. Asked -whether -whether any ihip construction construction companies had "held up" the government during the war, Mr. Hurley exclaimed: 'They I'rove hard lurgain, everyone of them you would nave dono the same but they delivered "hlp8." Extreme. Nationalists and Communists Mix at Mon-falcone Mon-falcone Mon-falcone in Pitched Battle. (Associated F'ress.' LONDON, Feb. 12. Two persons were killed and IS wounded yesterday yesterday In a conflict between communists communists and eTtreme nationalists at the naval shipyard at MonfalCone, Italy, say a Rome dispatch to the Central News.' which quotes a report to the Epoca, Argunfent Starts Fight. TWESTE, Feb. 11. Disorders occurred occurred in the town of Monfalcone, 21 miles from thia city today and it is reported that several persons were wounded. The trouble, it is reported, reported, arose over the burning' fo the plant occupied by the socialist dally I, lLaVoratore in this city on Wednesday Wednesday morning. Some communists became involved In an argument with two Fasclatls or extreme nationalists nationalists and the discussion resulted resulted In a fight. Troops were called out and workmen holding a shipbuilding shipbuilding yard In the town wer forced to withdraw, and red guards retire from the scene of the trouble. A telegram receive this evening stated that the place was quiet. Says Opposition Is Based on Ignorance , of Education Bill WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 Opposition Opposition by Roman- Roman- Catholic organizations to the Smith-Towner Smith-Towner Smith-Towner educational bill !was sadl by Senator Hoke Smith, democrat, (teorgla, in the senatetp-day, senatetp-day, senatetp-day, to be based "on utter ig-noraftiV ig-noraftiV ig-noraftiV of the measure." This was true, said, of the charge that "the measuro was directed -against -against the religion of Jesus Christ." ' "If a parent wished to fiend hi child to a Catholic parochial school he could do so. That rirfht Is not denied." the senator said. . Senator King, democrat, of Utah. said he found himself in complete sympathy with the opposition cf I Catholic church organizations to a "bill which would further cripple the states of the union and destroy their capacity for self government." HOLDS MEETING. The Lincoln Physical Education association held tts quarterly meeting meeting at the Chamber of Commerce Saturday afternoon. F. W. Lue bring, bring, director of athletics of the state university, talked on physical edu-cat'on edu-cat'on edu-cat'on In the water. Officers of the association are: president. Dr. R. G. Clapp of the university! and Mr. H. C. Collins. TWO DEAD WHEN RADICALSIO EIGHT PAGES, Rain and Snow Weather Prediction WASHINGTON, Fab. 12-Waather 12-Waather 12-Waather predictions for the weak beginning Monday arat Upper and lower Miaaiaaippi vallaya. northern Rocky mountain and Plateau regions: Considerable Considerable cloudiness, occasional rains-r rains-r rains-r snows, temperature near , or above normal. Southern Rocky mountain and plateau regions: - Generally fair, temperature near or above normal. Pacific atates: Normal temperature, temperature, considerable cloudineaa and occasional rains except in southsrn California. 1 VALUE OF HEBB IS FIXEDH68.00Q Board of Appraisers Report Plant of Hebb and Patriot Motors Worth Over Half 'Million. Receiver and Custodian Asks Court to Allow Him Fees and Expenses of $9,111.27. A board of appraisers consisting of H. E. Sidles and U H. DeRrown of Lincoln and L. A, Rqdd of Omaha, has found the properties of the Hebb and Patriot Motors companies, not Including cah nnd monies, to be worth 1569.806.02, according to Joseph E. Hosenfeld of Omaha, who fixes his own compensation ns re--elver re--elver re--elver re--elver and custodian at t9.US.27 In his first and final report filed in federal court Saturday morning. Since his appointment by the court on November 19 s receiver, Rosen -feld -feld has been elected trustee of the bankrupt Havelock corporation and he asks that he be released from his $50,000 receivership bond. Rosenfeld ,howa that he sold merchandise merchandise and received money on accounts to the amount of tl2.18R.S5 whlle disbursements totalled $5,-4H4.05. $5,-4H4.05. $5,-4H4.05. He clnlms he defunct company company has a balance on hand of 7,-'01.14, 7,-'01.14, 7,-'01.14, Including 4-m.57 4-m.57 4-m.57 In the Omkha Nattonnl hank and $12.94 in the Nebraska State bank, Lincoln. These amount have not jet been surrendered by the banks. As receiver, receiver, Rosenfeld says he Incurred liabilities to the amount of $1,266.81. Twenty people were employed at the plant 4indr his management. The 'Court's appointee Itemizes his compensation claim ns follows: Fay as custodian of property and buildings, $2,916.97. Additional compensation for conducting conducting huslness ns receiver, $5,-963.95. $5,-963.95. $5,-963.95. Expenses, including railroad fare, hotel, meals, telephone and telegrpah bills, $222.$5. In addition Rosenfeld nsks the court to allow fees for John M. Stewart, his attorney, while receiver for the plant. Daniels Takes Hand in Dispute Over 110 Foot Sub Chasers WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 A dispute dispute between tho navy and the department department of commerce regarding tho seaworthiness of the little 110-foot 110-foot 110-foot submarine chasers which played an Important part In driving the (Krman submarines from the seas, has finally finally engaged the attention of Secretaries Secretaries Daniels and Alexander. The steamboat Inspection service of the commerce department has refused refused In one or two cases, it is said, to gTant certificates to the 110-foo 110-foo 110-foo boats. Naval officers have pleaded the cause of the little vessels and have argued, without avail, that of $50 of them In service during the war, of which many crossed the Atlantic, not one was lost through unseaworthiness. unseaworthiness. Testerday ' Secretary Daniels and a number of his aides called on Secretary Alexander and told him the circumstances. Ho promised to look into the matter. j The navy haa about 800' of the little boats for sale and the action of tho Inspectors, it waa said, is retarding their sale. - I Orders Strauss fo Probe Report U. S. Sailors Shot At WASHINGTON, Feb. 12. Secretary Secretary Daniel cabled today to Admiral Strausd, commanding the Asiatic fleet, to investigate reports that five American sailors had been fired upon In Vladivostok, presumably by Rus- Rus- rian officer, and one , of . them wounded. . The navy department has received no advices regarding the ; Incident end secretary Daniels Incorporated I his message, to Admiral Strauss a crinv of nress dlsDatches from Toklo telling of the attack.. I The state department also cabled 'the American consul at VladivostoK for a report on the shooting. The 'embassy at Toklo forwarded to the department press account published published tl-ere tl-ere tl-ere tvhlch said that two for. mer Kussian ouicer na ueea arrested. arrested. ' 300 Armed Civilians Attack Barracks BANTRT. Ireland, Feb. 12. Three hundred armed civilians attacked the DWrlmoleague police barracks at midnight last night. The garrison offered a fierce resistance and with the help of a relief force repulsed. the attacking party. One sergeant of the defending forces wa wounded. The barracks and nearby house were badly dam aged by the firing. 0 TWO CENTS. EDITORS INVITED TO TAKE SPECIAL UNIVERSITY WORK ,Dean Buck Suggests. Special" . Short Courses in Journal- Journal- . ism for Country Press, LeRossignol Advises Broader View Through Study of ' Economics and Politics. A suggestion that Nebraaka edi-f edi-f edi-f tors ann publisher lav aside their work for several weeks next year and come to the state university tor short courses In news writing, advertising advertising and kindred Journaltstlo subjects, was made to rnemlier of the Nebraaka Praa i ...... t - Dan l M. Ruck of the unlveralty Saturday morning. , Dean Duck outlined his hiea In n". address to the Journallata on The University and the Nebraaka I resa association." He told Neliraa ut editors that thev were a Dart of the university and invited them to Uka fuller advantage of Ita ooportunl-ties ooportunl-ties ooportunl-ties through special short courses. "The editor," declared Dean Ruck. should be the most Justly Intelligent Intelligent man In the rommiinllr M must be equipped to act as a leader in ihlnking." The editorial page. Dean Ruck asserted, asserted, l of supreme Importance - 5- 5- - i...(..-.1jiHiu i...(..-.1jiHiu i...(..-.1jiHiu 1 u 1 m t v3 . 11 eui torlal page unlet von have an editor. editor. He said he had seen stroke of big Intelligence in the editorial of t ho Nebraska country press. , Dean J. E. Lellosslgnoi, represent-In represent-In represent-In the university college of business business administration, urged a wid'M" editorial view and ad viaed Nebraaka.' irui it. 1 aa i rn ruinai r.iai a naA ,ai eouors to nroaden their scop through a better knowledge of economics economics and politic. education, ho sid. Is of value to ' person enuring the newspaper profession profession because It fits them for the worf they are to do in the world. i A. L. Blxby enlivened the meeting Vlfh fa fow rm at y Ir a In Viiimua.a. w- w- - an 1 U eat MUlllUiVUH, vein. , - , The editors adjourned the morning : cession shortly belore noon for luncheon at the rtate farm and an Inspection of Ita hulKlngs- hulKlngs- and equipment. The closing session will re neid at the farm Saturday afternoon. afternoon. George C. Snow, Chadron, wxa elected president of the association fit" a' meeting Friday" afternoon." Other officers elected were: J. P, Furey, Hartlngton, ylce president; O. O. Huck, Harvard, secretary) Frank Kdgerton. Auroni, treasurer. , Newly elected director are Oaaey E. Nevtn, Jaurel; John O. Alden. York, and Italph E. Cunningham, Auburn. The retiring president, R It. Purcell, Broken Bow, automatically automatically becomes a member of the board of directors. A flft'.i member will be appointed by the new president. Bf EXPLOSION Blow Up Attributed to Political Political Strife According to Politician. CHICAGO, Fib. 12. A bomb explosion explosion at the ninteenth ward democratic democratic headquarters last nltrht, erl-ously erl-ously erl-ously Injured six men. and was attributed attributed to politics today by Anthony Anthony d'Andrea, randldate. for city council from that ward. A big hole was blown In the trail of the brick building close lo the speaker's stand where d'Andre.i had Just finished addressing a crowd of about 300 of his adherents. Alderman John Powers, who for " thirty-three thirty-three thirty-three years has represented that ward In tho city council and state senate, and Is jnnilUl;i t for re-election re-election re-election to the coWJciU snid hi hoped no one would believe that ha-would ha-would ha-would "countenance such 'in action" by nny of his followers. Two of d'Andrea's precinct captains captains suffered broken legs, on had il. lac hlAwn off nnA ui'aMl . . , V. - were hurt. Clearing House , Bank Reservs Show Increase NEW YORK. Feb. 11. The actual conditions of clearing house bank and trust companies for the week shows that they hold $19,847.6501 re-serve re-serve re-serve In excess of legal requirement. This is a nincrease of $4,260,480 from last week. RETURNS TO SENATE.' WASHINGTON, Feb. 12. Senator Chamberlain of Oregon, who haa been ill several weeks returned today to the senate. May Send Out Address Over Wireless Phones WASHINGTON, Feb.." 12. Preeident-elect Preeident-elect Preeident-elect Harding's Inaugural Inaugural address may be heard from Wsshindjten through the wonder of wire'eaa. . Mr, Harding Is oonildering" a plsn to haVe tn addresa recorded on tanking - madhin records and than transmitted by radio phone from the naval wireless station here on the night of March 4. . ' Thousands of wirslets amateur in the east and middle wsat it is said, are equipped to receive it, and it ia being proposed that suoh amateurs organize partiea for hearing the address. Amataura all over tha east are already bombarding thai president-elect president-elect president-elect president-elect with wireless call to agree to the plan. SIX WED i.