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ARIZONA REPUBLICAN AM iMDEPEMPEMT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL THIRTIETH YEAR 16 PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 31. I PAGES VOL. XXX., NO. 279 THE Nation Treaty fil PARTING Democrats Threaten to Re- new Fight m Ooen S en- ate Lodge. Stands on Position Pat Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON', Jan. !. Kfforts to break Hie peace treaty deadlock l.v unofficial bi-partisan negotiation, ended suddenly in failure today, and democratic senate leaders began preparations to bring; the treaty back into the open senate for consideration. It -was over the long debated article 10 that the bi-partisan movement, after bringing republicans and democrats together on many collateral issues, finally met disaster. The end came after Senator Lodge of Massachusetts, i he republican leader, had renewed his refusal to compromise on that article and had rejected a reservation on th subject written by former President Taft and presented to the bi-partisan conciliation committee bv the demo-era is. Plan to Renew Open Fight Walking- out of the conference with the announcement that further deliberations there, were useless, the democrats quickly drafted plans to renew tile fight in the open. The acting party leader. Senator Hitchcock, of Nebraska, announced that notice would be given in the senate tomorrow of Ins intention to move, on February 14, to take up Hie treaty for ratification. Opinion was divided as to whether such a motion would prevail. If it docs, Senator Hitchcock expects to propose, lie said, that the. senate ndopt those reservations on which tentative agreement had been reached in the committee and then fight differences over the others. A draft of the committee's work, made public by Mr. Hitchcock, did not correspond with a i review of its accomplishments given out hy Senator Lodge, however, and it bitter aftermath seemed in store should the democratic plan of open discussion be carried out. Tentative agreement. Senator Hitchcock said, had been reached by the committee on the preamble and 12 of the 14 proposed reservations, the onlj subjects remaining at issue being article ifl and the Monroe doctrine. Senator Lodge maintained that there were in all six of the 14 on which no agreement, even of a tentative nature, had been made. The Taft Reservation The text of the Taft reservation, as presented by the democrats, is as follow?: "The i'nitt'd Slates declines To as- ; sumc any i-:1l or binding obligation; to preserve tile territorial integrity or I'Olitical independence of any other ; ountry miller the. provisions of Arti- , ele Pj or to employ the military or ; naval forces of the United States un- ' dor any ;;nk-le of the treaty for any purpose: but the congress, which, un- I i"r the constitution, has the sole power in the premises will consider and de- j i tile, what moral obligation, if any, un- j ;r the circumstances of any parti- ruiar case, when it arises, should move j the United States, in the interest of world peace and justice, to take action I therein, and will provide accordingly." j Lodae Stands. Pat The movement of the democrats, in championing the Taft reservation came ss a surprise, the leaders on both tides having indicated beforehand that any decision on article 10 probably would be put over until next week. In rejecting the proposed substitute. Senator Lodge reiterated his announcement that no change at all would be considered in the article 10 reservation drafted by the republicans at the last session of congress. -Agreeing to final-y disagree, the conference then broke up in less than an hour after it had w-gun. t What happened was described thus Senator Hitchcock in announcing 'ae negotiations were at an end: "We presented, the Taft reservation w article 10 as our proposition. There 'as some conversation as to its exact yeaning. -,:. urged them to accept r to take a few days to decide - otr.aior Lodge said defimtelv he not accept it. ;'We then asked them if they had 'y counter proposal or would make iIr- Ldge said he could not make ?V counter proposal. 1 suggested uut we try to agree on a way for tak- S P the treat" in lne senate, but nator Lodge did not want a meeting L 1 uWct- So we are going- to oeeed to call it ,," tne proposed change referred to by -e senator was a suggestion by the ran ats to str'! out of the republi-a reservation the words "said doc-ie is ;o ie interpreted bv the United -es alone." 'res?.t-ht' 1ustion of bringing the ' into the senate, it was apparent ttLse"Um(",- as in an indecisive Wi m're "ave some, indiea- 4 d, ll':!0 ,aii5ht not be undivid-emoeratic support for the move, Jubltr "S lilf- miI'' reservation re-, - 'ome senators of the !.-pliable grc.,,;, have looked with ;did ' l'!I;'IC!" Hitchcock said (-0- lin,"v whether a majority ase '"J: !"-ev-,i such was the 'Vion aufl?,! be would confer with f0te ";s "mocrats and republicans be- made h;s motioo. &ir. - .... 's Production Leaders AFLOAT 5 DAYS, CREW PICKED UP BY SISTER SHIP WASHNGTON. N. C, Jan. 29 According to radio messages picked up here tonight the crew of the tank steamer Mielero, which sank at sea Monday, were rescued by the steamer Sucrosa, a sister ship. The men were picked up this afternoon after having been afloat in small boats for five days. The message received here From the Sucrosa were from individuals to relatives announcing their safety. There was no mention as to whether there had been any loss of life or whether all of the lifeboats had been accounted for. Neither was there mention of the distinaticn of the Sucrosa. I he Mielero went down off the Carolina ccsst while en rcite from Cuba to Baltimore. LI FIFTY MILLION DOLLAR BELIEF LOAN FOR CENTRAL EUROPE Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 Additional credits of $50,000,000 for food relief in certain European countries, to be named later, was decided on today bv the republican majority members of the house ways and means committee at an informal conference. Secretary Glass, supported by President Wilson, recently asked for $150,000,000. After the informal agreement had been reached. Chairman Fordney called a meeting foi tomorrow of the full committee to consider final action. Leading democratic committeemen, including Representatives Kitchin, North Carolina and Garner, Texas, who were anions the first to suggest the fiftv million dollars as a maximum authorization, are counted on by the republican members to support the $50,-000,000 proposal which also has approval of some members of the republican legislative steering committee. The agreement among the republican committeemen came after an earlier conference with the steering committee, at which varied opinions on the treasury proposal of larger loan authorization was expressed, including opposition to any new loans. Some of the republicans favored a larger sum than $50,000,000 but the majority opinion seemed to support that amount. While no agreement was attempted at either of the conference to determine whether the legislation shall specify the countries to get the loans, some effort in this direction may be made at the ways and means committee meeting tomorrow. Proponents of the $.")0,000.000 fund suggested that amount primarily to relieve starvation in Austria, to supplement private charity to the Armenians and alleviate distress in l.ludapest. RELATE-STORY OF CAPTURE BY 'MEX' SOLDIERS Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON. Jan. 30 Pr. James M. Taylor of New York, secretary of the board of foreign missions of the Methodist Kpiseopal church, related for the first time today the story of his capture by Mexican .soldiers to whom his friends paid $2 P(j in jjoiii for his release. While on a business trip in the vicinity of Tampico some months ago. Dr. Taylor told a special examiner of the senate foreign relations sub-committee, he was held up by a soldier after he had taken a picture of some oil properties. "The soldier rushed up to me and placing a revolver at my breast ordered me to give him the film," Dr. Taylor said. "Later about 15 soldiers appeared and 1 was ordered to surrender my camera and appear before the general in charge. After a lew words the general withdrew to another room and sent word to mo, that I could not be released until I had paid S200 in gold. There was no trial, no formal charges preferred and the fine was finr.lly reduced to $200 and paid." Brother Takes Full Blame for Killing Republican A. P. Leased Wire MARYSVILLE, Calif., Jan. 30. Frederick A. McCormick, formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, testified today in the trial of his sister, Mrs. Gertrude Wilson, charged with the murder of Charles Brown, a 'rancher, that he shot Brown. McCormick, also charged with murder, said he had accused Brown of intimacy with Mrs. O. J. Howard, one of McCormick's sisters, and that Brown denied the charge. Later, after a dispute. -McCormick testified that Brown fired a revolver -at him. the bullet entering his cheek, and that he obtained a rifle in a shed and shot Brown. It is the contention of attorneys for Mrs. Wilson, that McCormick fired the fatal shot and that Mrs. "Wilson fired shots into the body of Brown after death had occurred. o YOUTHS HELD Said by police to have attempted to burglarize the Davis Service station on North Central avenue, two youths, giving their names as Alvin Callahan, 19, and Howard Carnahan, 3 5, were arrested by Officer Slrathy at an early-hour this morning-. Davis, who resides in the service station, shot at one of the boys as he attempted to make his get away, officers say. Falls From Top Of Chimney 125 Feet But Lives Republican A. P. Leased Wire MILWAUKEE, Jan. 30. A gust of wind hurled Edward Skaring, a mason, from the top of a smokestack, 125 feet high today. A rope on the inside of the stack broke his fall. He landed at the botto m with his legs fractured in two places. 11 BEET 10 MOVEMENT TO RESEAT SOCIALISTS Republican A. P. Leased Wire ALBANY. N. V.. Jan. The sec ond week of the trial of the five suspended socialist assemblymen, charge.1, with disloyalty, ended tonight with counsel for the assembly judiciary committee still -unable to state when they would be able to complete presentation of their case. This morning was consumed with a general exposition of socialism and iis history since 1SI4. but this afternoon the prosecution read into the record volumes of documentary evidence bearing on the anti-war program of the socialist party and the attitude of the socialist delegation in the assembly toward war legislation. Committee counsel also went into the socialist doctrine that political action should be backed with industrial action, and obtained from Algernon Lee of New York, treasurer of the socialist state committee, an admission that under certain conditions socialists considered a general strike a justifiable political weapon. A speeding up of proceedings followed a report that a fifth effort might be.made in the lower house next Monday night to reseat the ousted members and discharge the judiciary committee. The report had it that Lieutenant Colonel Theodore Roosevelt would head the movement, but the colonel would neither confirm or deny the report. Meanwhile the stage is being set for a meeting here tomorrow, arraucred by men of civic, social and labor organizations, at which a protest 'will be made against suspension of the socialists. During- redirect examination of Mr. Lee, Attorney Seymour Stedman of the defense interrupted: T can see the miners and the whole working class going out on strike protesting against the government paralyzing them rather than taking the mines under control." said the attorney, -re the working class made such a demand to reinforce a genera! political demand for the relaxation of such an injunction the socialists would stand side by side with thc:n everv-whn-e." Adjournment was taken until next Tuesday. FEAR INFLUENZA MAY CAUSE MISTRIAL IN MUD ACTIO! Republican A. P. Leased Wire GRAND RAPIDS. Mich.. Jan. 30 The United States district court todav failed to complete the jury to hear the evidence in the Newberrv elections conspiracy trial; Two cases of influenza in the panel and the excusing of a third man because illiness in his home town threatened his business interests, depleted the tentative jury. The 12 seats were tentatively filled again today just before court adjourned. Before dismissing the jurymen for the night. Judge O. W. Sessions cautioned them to care for their health. ."Even if you do not feel inclined to do so, you ought to take outdoor exercise whenever the opportunity offers." he said, and Sheridan G. Long, a 52-year-old farmer from Newaygo. Mich, said he fa vored taking his "associates on the jury for " a good three mile hike." Attorneys tor both sides were worried over the possibilities of a mistrial if the influenza in the jury is not checked. A physician has been appointed to watch the men. Four defendants were also on the sick list. More than a dozen talesmen have also been excused and sent to their homes. Six peremptory challenges were used today, one talesman, Frank Armstrong, a bank cashier of Alanson, informed Judge Sessions that illness in the- family of the institution's president left the bank in charge of a boy and that, a run was threatened. He hurried to a train as soon as released. DENIES HAZING CHARGE MONROE. La.. Jan. 30. Sheriff A. J. Sevier of Tallulah. tonight denied Unreported beating and dipping in a mud hole by a mob of a dissenting juror in the trial of Alvin Calhoun, a negro, charged with the killing of N. H. Arnold, a young white farmer. He added that he had heard a report that one of the jurors had been beaten after the trial, but said that the report was untrue as regarding a beating administered before a verdict was reached. VOTE F Threatened By mm 10 labor m held i responsible b?i theproducers Thousands of Fanners Are j Planning to A b a n d o n j Farms, Says Report by. Assistant Postmaster I Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 Indications f of a widespread snirit of unrest and i dissatisfaction among the farmers of i me .country, so threatening as likelv to disturb the existing economic constructions considered by government officials is to be revealed in more than 40.000 replies to a questionnaire recently sent out bv the postoffice- de partment. The replies as thus far digested were summarized in a report prepared by ! George L. Wood, superintendent of the i postoffice department's division of I rural mails and read to the senate j postoffice committee today by .Tames ' I. Blackslee, fourth assistant postmas- : ter general. The views of the farmers : were obtained by the broadcasting ot' nnn , . . . . . i vw.vv cop.es ui a nuestionnaire throughout the agricultural states, asking for suggestions whereby the postoffice department might aid in cutting down the cost of living. Set Forth Unrest Causes Answers to the questionnaires have been coming in since the middle of December at the rate of a thousand a day and while a small percentage of them are from well satisfied farmers, having- no suggestions to make, the great proportion, summarized by officials, show; the major complaints of the farmers in numerical order to be: Inability to obtain labor to work the farms, hired help and the farmers' children have, been lured to the city by higher wages and easier living. High profits taken by middlemen for the mere handling of food products: and Lack of proper agencies of contact between the farmer and the ultimate consumer. Many of the replies, said one official who had looked them over, probably as many as fifty per cent, indicate that the writers contemplate either leaving their farms or curtailing acreage under cultivation, because of one or more of the three major grievances and because of the growing feeling against non-producing city dwellers. Is Grave Menace Commenting tonight on the replies, Assistant Postmaster General Blackslee said: "Such a condition at a time when the predominant cry is jpr production and still more production, can not but constitute a grave menace.'' Before the senate committee, he characterized the siuiation as "disquieting and portentious of disastrous consequence." This opinion was expressed by Mr. Blackslee, after a member of the conimitte had remarked that the leplies seemed to have come "mostly -from a bunch of bolshevists." Excerpts from a number of letters. i taken-at random- irom me moie j 40.000 already on file at the postoffice rij-n.irtment. showed tne trenu ui thought among at least a considerable prooortion of the farmers of New England, the middle western states. I Georgia, and the eastern agricultural j section. j "The time is very near." wrote a i farmer at East Chatham. N. Y., "when! we farmers will have to curtail production and raise only what we need for our own use and let the other fellows look out for themselves. Labor unions are more to blame for the high prices than anyone else. People are trying to get pay for what they don't earn.'' Declaring that the whole onus of the high cost of living rests with the middle man, a Missouri producer advocated the establish- j ment of municipal markets to be i served by parcel post direct. ' "I sell butter to the dealer for -)" i cents a pound," his letter said, "ano I the same butter sells to the consumer ; for SO cents a pound. In the distribu- j tion we lose nearly half and we lose j money on the butter at the first price, i Such conditions are causing farmers j to leave the farm by the thousands, i j We have reached a crisis. V ou may j j ask what we would do with the mid- j j dleman. 1 will suggest that it be ar- ; j ranged for them to go on the farm ; I and help produce things. 1 understand; that they might not relish working 14! hours a day, but- if we get by the near ) future" there will have to be some use- j ful work done by every one." i Declaring that he works a 240-acre! farm without help and that hundreds c or other farmers are doing tne same, a Revere. Missouri, man declared that the "place to start to lower the cost of living is to cut the wages in the I city.'which have called our farm help there. His return for last year averaged SI a day for himself, a Whitewater. Mo., man said. "X hope soon to see the j farmer and consumer going hand in j hand. If not, then I a n quitting fcr! one. Work 14 hours a day for $1 anl let the middleman get the biggest part j of it'.' Not me.'" i "I have just finished figuring up i what the eggs, poultry and cream i that I sold last year brought me, another farmer said, "and I will not be in the business next year." The tendency away from the farm to the city was blamed by another middle western farmer for the high cost of living. 'If you will reduce the cost of living," another farmer said, "curtail the possibilities which are now afforded capital to hoard and profiteer under fake legislation then efforts will produce results."" "LGst" Birdmen Expected Back In U.S. Today Republican A. P. Leased Wire. BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Jan. 30 Lieutenants E. F. Davis and' G. E. Grimes, United Stages army aviators, who made a forced landing in Mexico opposite Zapata county again Wednesday, probably will be back on American soil tomorrow. The Mexican government today gave sanction to plans for their return and for sending the aviators a supply of oii and gasoline, the exhaustion of which caused the landing SO miles within Mexican territory. The supplies will be sent by automobile from Zapata. Texas, . and it was expected tonight that Grimes and Davis would fiy back to McAilen, Texas, tomorrow. Meanwhile they are stopping at a hotel at Guerrero, a Mexican village 140 miles west of Matomoros. Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON. Jan. 30. How the couriers of soviet Russia, carrying funds to finance its propaganda in America, ran the gauntlet of death and imprisonment in the surrounding states of Europe, was a story half told then abandoned today by Ludwig C. A. K. Marten, soviet agent in the United States, before the senate foreign relations sub-committee investigating Russian propaganda. Claims Diplomatic Immunity Martens flatly declined to answer further questions put him by the'eom-mittee on the subject of couriers, and left it to consider whether or not his plea of "diplomatic immunity" from further examination should be. allowed, while he west on to recount his personal activities in endeavoring to get hts government recognized by the state department and in placing provisional contracts for $25,000,000 worth of food, clothing and machinery with American business houses. This latter effort, he said, had resulted in placing two or three letters before President Wilson, urging recognition though the state department has remained firm in its refusal to recognize him in any way. Out of 2ti of the mysterious messengers who started during the last year from Moscow with funds and letters to him. Martens said, seven had gotten through the barriers of armies and international frontiers. Several had been shot, summarily in Finland "Three that I know about," Martens said casually, of ten who tried to get through Germany, nine were caught and jailed. The first man to reach him. however, carried $30,000 and his credentials as soviet ambassador to the United States. The couriers carried money in the form of Finnish marks, or Scandinavian currency. Martens said, and had various varieties of passports. Kc-re be began to evade, though Senator Moses of New Hampshire, chairman of the committee, and Senator Biandegee. I'oiiue. iic'.ii. were prodding him on with questions as to messengers' routes and methods of travel. Received 5150,000 by Couriers "I decline to answer." he stated finally when asked lo name one of the couriers and repeated his words quietly v.hen the topic was pushed. We. too. had sent couriers, he admitted, but of their fortunes he had not been advised. Altogether. finti.OOO had come to him through tlje underground route and also an instruction, so he said, not to spend any of the money "on politics or the support of internal fatcions or parties in the United States." A list of contracts for goods entered into by Martens was submitted to the committee with the explanation that the firms named had agreed to furnish tie goods only upon condition that they were given licenses by the state department to export the products to soviet Russia. Only $10,000 had been paid on the contracts. Martens said, and none of the goods had been shipped. "You depended on the relations opened with American business concerns, to helii yon irt recognition Chairman Mose:- asked. S To Submit Records "Ye.--." Marten: replied, adding that ' knew of many ieite-s and representations mad- :neri'e:ins friendly to the soviet :ov(-rrpi .':n to American of-ficials anil s-.;:ik::i ; particularly ol "at least two." which vnt to President WiWon from individuals, who. ne intimated wouid likely secure a hearing. Martens' examination will be re sumed atter Hade H. Ellis, attorney employed to conduct the investigation, has recovered from his illness. At the outset of the hearing today, former Senator Hardwick of Georgia, counsel for Martens, told the committee that Martens would present true copies of all communications between himself and the soviet government, but that it was desired that .some of the letters be considered in executive session, as it might involve the safety of persons who have kept open the li tes of communication between Martens and his government. CANCEL RECEPTION PLANS EL PASO. Texas. Jan. SO. Because General John J. Pershing has ex-piessed the wish lo attend church in El Paso after he arrives here Sunday, the miiitary exhibition and carnival which were scheduled to be held at Fort Bliss Stfhday. will be staged tomorrow afternoon instead of Sunday, military authorities announced today. The show will be repeated Monday afternoon for General Pershing's benefit, if it is possible for him to view it, it was said. mmm m i s i unm rnimoc nun uuuiiiLiiu BROUGHT FUNDS Farm COMMANDER OF AMERICAN ARMYSHOWNHOWWARMTHE ARIZONA GREETING CAN BE From the Time the Distinguished Visitor Arrives at Santa Fe Depot in Morning Until He Departs Late Last Night He is Given One Continual Ovation Delivers Nine Addresses, Attends Luncheon and Dinner, Dances at Woman's Club and Enters Heartily Into All Arrangements Made by the Program General John J. Pershing, whose name will enter the pages of history as America's outstanding military figure in the greatest of all wars, was welcomed to the heart of Arizona yesterday, and probably 30,000 persons got a glimpse of the man to whom the United States entrusted the lives of her soldier legions. During his twelve-hour visit the American commander made nine speeches, saluted welcoming throngs at every hand, lauded the industry which he saw during his whirlwind trip, sympathized with mothers who lost; sons in the war, preached the lesson of patriotism to school children, danced for an hour with Phoenix maids and matrons, and in an address to the men of Phoenix took occasion again to sponsor the work and spirit of the, American Legion. - - The Salt River valley had been attuned to the vip of General Perehing for days and a pent-up desire to w&' come the father of the "new" Ameiican army was eveif; where in evidence; the children shared it, and the ve erans in the blue of another American army were no le$s: eager to greet America's 'military leader. Had a disinterested foreigner been asked to name Genral Pershing birthplace yesterday, he might have, said that Phoeni Ariz., and not Laclede, Mo., was thus honored. Arrives on Time Loud clanging of hells and long shrieks of whistles announced the approach of the Pershing train shortly aftcr 9 o'clock yesterday morning. The arrival at the Santa Fe station was a few minutes ahead of the scheduled time. 5:2u o'clock. Even before the train had been brought to a stop. Governor Thomas E Campbell and Dr. A. M. Tuthiil. members of the reception committee, climbed aboard the general's private car to officially welcome the distinguished guests to Arizona and Phoenix. And then General John J. Pershing, ranking officer of the American army and commander of all overseas forces in the European wars, appeared, bowed slightly and a broad smile slowly gathered on his countenance as he gazed upon the admiring thousands. The general wore the regular service uniform of a mounted officer and save for the four silver stars on his shoulder, designating the rank of full genera!, none of the honors and decorations which have beMi .bestowed upon him by a grateful government arid appreciative allies were in evidence. His leather puttees, iikewise his dark brown shoes were highly polished and spurs had been burnished until they glistened. A Sam Browne belt, which was originally part of the Kritish uniform, offset the severity of The American service tunic. The customary olive drab coat, with olive uraU corduroy riding breeches and a service-cap completed tile general's uniform. Cheers for the General Ceremonies were brief at the station, greetings being exchanged in an informal manner. General Pershing, his staff and those attendant upon him. were then escorted to the automobiles in the parade formation, where they took thelrt places and the procession started its journey through the Phoenix business section It was a silent tribute, for the greater part, that Arizona citizens paid to their honored guest. But thousands crowded the line of march, fighting for a glimpse of the man who made victory for the allied arms possible. There was seldom a gap in the throngs. The procession moved from First avenue to Madison, east on Madison to Jefferson, north on Jefferson to Washington, west on Washington to Second l-eniit,. north on Second avenue to I:tms. east on Adams to Third street, south lo Wn-diington. vest on Wash-'nsto't tfi :-"irst street ...rid thence )- !--'i i.- r'e eit-- h.- i niaza. Police Chief Brisbois on a be.-ii:i!f?rt black charger, headed the procession. iouowed By high school cadets, stand- i ard bearers and more high school i cauets. men came the high school band, followed by high school r-de"s and standard bearers and guards, in which all the branches of service wore represented. General Pershing, with Governor Campbell, Dr. Tuthiil and others were in the first automobile of the procession, exservice men acting as guard of nouor. mere were --even cars in the 1 lute, all told -t he general was kept iiusv respond- ins to the shouts anil cheers in his ' iionur. Crowd At City Hall Plaza beeminglv half the lkoniilniimt r.r riiueiiu, not to mention hundreds of visitors from all sections of the state had gathered at the city hall plaza to pay homage to the man who wrote war history indelibly on the wore-torn soils o'f .Prance and of Flanders It was the opportunity of the multitude to see and hear the man into whose keeping they had entrusted the lives of their sons, their brothers, fathers, husbands and sweethearts. Slowly, but with the even tread of a, soldier, the general strode across the Unrest concrete platform, taking: his placea the center, a little to the left ol & huge basket of flowers and greenery!" Once again he was greeted with 'J?!?' ocelli. t,iuuLi.- mat cnotite ot reVfjfcS'... -ence and respect th.at carries a. deeoe meaning than the tribute given to louffiT .mil i.i".,iiub. Aiic euiiiiumli tug hero had come. -is soon as mo guest ot honor anfl his staff had been seated. Covens Campbell began his address of w Sis-come to General Pershing and jaatfcfX. He said the welcome accorded the gejfef-: eral was typical of the "great big wcigl em country." and spoke of the ".vhole someness" of Pershing, which madfc everyone feel that he was a real "be: man." The governor welcomed Gcnjj eral Pershing in behalf of "the 12.uP u men we presented to your standards and said that while he was a "man wEg"; iron." he had learned that day "thaL he had a heart of gold." Sss? Judge It. E. Sloan, city aitornev spoke on behalf or Mayor Corpstein in welcoming the general to. Phoenix. Mayor t'orpstein was confined to his home because of illness. "You have won an enduring place in history as one of the world's greatest commanders." said Judge Soan. anil "your direction of our overseas forces confirms our concept of the American soldiers. I wish to assure you that our welcome is as broad as our rich valley: as pure as our desert air and as warm and all embracing as our glorious sunshine." he said in conclusion. Dr. Tuthiil, who was accorded the honor of presenting the general, did not waste time nor words in fulfilling his part of the program. In the fewest words possible, he presented. General John J. Pershing, U. S. A. General Pershing's Address The general said, in part: "It is a privilege to be once again in Phoenix and Arizona because my first military experience .was had in the southwest and it is like returning; once again to the days of friends and my youth. Note that I am . so very old. I like to think that I am lingering m the lap of youth. "It is a pleasure to be able to sav ' to the people of Arizona that their representatives in the American expeditionary forces were all that their fondest hopes could wish. They received from you the impulse which gave them valor, fortitude and gallantry in action second to no troops in the American expeditionary forces. "The men sent abroad have returned to you with new experience, a broader vision. They have seen much of the other armies and countries of the world. They have had onnnrmnitv , compare rorms ot government lo'oa w'tn our own lorm of govern ment. They return with a new ftn tidence in themselves and a deeper appreciation of the soundness of the principles of the greatest republic in the wciid. "They have organized themselves into a society for.'the perpetuation of the relationship and friendships formed during the war. Thev have sutmii , , wnicn stands, first ot" all. : for mo,: anci countrv. Thnt' nhmn n cnul s necessary to make the best American citizens 7ossible. 10 oe more explicit, - that creed; States that thev nn,-,.r.n m .v.;v m uittJlluiilE i the great principles on which this ro-: fimiii- "as tyunueu. - iney are op--posed to the autocracy ot "the classes -and the autocracy of the masses. Thev stand for true Americanism and are" determined to transmit to posterity in all their purity, the high ideals which ? were handed down to tts bv our forefathers. - " " Tribute To Civil War Veterans -I trust that every man and womat" who is e igible for memberslup in the legion will join without deiav. It js a creed which every patriotic f citizen can support. I mean to ineinrtJ ,1 .:

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