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DES MOINES STJXDAY REGISTER OVER 105.000 PATD CTHCUL ATION. OCT. 16: 1021. American Legion to Push Bonus Demand at Convention This Monti 6 M 13 REPORT ON SWEET i YET BUREAU BILL Political Question to Come Up for Discussion. i CBy Tb. Auoclibd Pr. ) p . Indianapolis, lnd., Oct. 15. Na-i . lional headquarters of the Amerl-' can Legion announced today that ' it la exported that th legion will, la its third annual convention at Kansas City beginning Oct. 31, re-". affirm its stand for adjusted compensation for veterans. Headquarters predicts that the conven-' Hon will lay plans for a "fight to ! the finish" on that issue before ; congress and that It will take step to relieve distress among 900,000 i former service men who are re-ported to be unemployed. More than 1.000 voting delegates will be present, representing 11,-000 posts of the legion. Prepare-I tlons have been made to care for 100,000 out of town visitors In i Kansas City during the convention. A survey of legion sentiment t tnrougnout tne country ae expressed in Instructions to delegates i and in actions by Ktate and county -. conventions of the legion reveals, nys the announcement, the following additional Issues on which It Is likely the national legion assembly will declare tnelf. It Is held certain at headouar- ters that Immediate action will be taken for temporary If not permanent relief of the Jobless veteran. A national committee of the organization has been making a study vi reiier measures rollowing a countrywide survey. Act on Veteran's Itureau. It Is affirmed by some member of the legion that passage of the Kweet. bill, creating the veterans' bureau, has not fully overcome all the difficulties which have pre-; cuiru iima men men irom obtain Ing all their rights, and this ques uon win be considered. In each of the fourteen regional districts ' vrrnrans nu res ii a repre- T" 1" 1,1 '" lemon nas neen as- f!,"n jn" bureau In adjusting Wljts between posts and Indivln-,BV, These representatives will ) able to present to the convention reports showing Just what hur"" 1 or la not doing, rurtber plans for obtaining passage of the federal adjusted cof1 Pensatlon bill are to be considered. I-eflon representatives ay that almost every state eon-, jentlon since the recommitment of siire has passed resolutions of firmest support for its policy i imnuing ins diii. rne organlza tlonli national legislative commit- iee win present a report on the uDject with recommendations for lunner procedure. The convention, It Is expected will consider the Question nf limi. tation of armaments to view of the importance of the International conference In Washington opening ou Armistice day. At Its first and second national conventions, the msion oHoiarea in course as a ii etmim netween Jingoism and blind pacifism, and Its military policy that of preparedness. Ilpnfe Over Politic. Questions have arisen among the membership concerning the definition of the legion's policy of absolute neutrality In politics, the states and posts being at variance in their interpretations of the ruling. The Wyoming department bis proposed an amendment to the constitution tO allow "nrntacllnn nf " canoiaacy ot any person seeking public office when his election would, in the Judgment of the legion, promote the purposes for vhlch the legion was organized as defined In the preamble to lta con- mnuuon. me legion Is pledged to "law and order" and "neutrality In dis- ''" umween capuai and labor, it Is pointed out. Means of dis ciplining single posts or ndlvld Hals which violate these rules are '" Drougnt up in the convention j ne legion's recommendations at us ursi iwo conventions that "th " , . . 8ntlemen' agreement Japan De abrogated" and that foreign born Japanese be forever liarred from American cltlienshlp" J expected to come up again. The legion in California, Texas, Arizona. Waahlngton. Colorado and rebraska haj supported the enact- i i ii 1 v ,aw" Prohibiting land holding by the Japanese. Wash-, Jngton leglonalrles went on record as favoring the return of all Japanese In this country to their native land. r..Wh.",.!,r lBlon wl" "tand for civil service preference for world war veterans not only In appointments but In promotions la expected to he up for decision Almost every legion state' ron-Tention has passed resolutions demanding the return of the slarker Hergdoll, and this point, with a - review to the publication of slacker and draft deserter lists, will come ,U-P ,fo1" discussion. It is believed likely that the movement for the release of Eugene V. Debs also will oe considered .Legion committees have gathered a mass of Information on these subjects for the con-Tention's guidance. The natiomiV committee on naval affairs will present a report deal-, , ing with the size of the navy, the v relative Importance of the surface u ,i nines ana underwater craft, disintegration of the naval reserve, etc. .Tne..rnllitarv "'fairs committee will offer a report, chiefly on the possibilities of legion encouragement of the national guard and organized reserve. All told, national beadquarters announces, a dozen national committees will present important reports to the convention and several of them will make far reaching recommendations Dedicate New Library at Luther College Today 1 " 1 r ' 1 ,ii,t 9 n ; t, ii Til ' Ktst " i 1 ,,a. ,L re&&j&SVfy?ffiii II ij " - t . m i n fit THE KOIIEN' LIBRARY. Pecorah, la., Oct IB. (Special) The Koren library, the first of a group of buildings contemplated for the Luther college campus In the near future, was dedicated Friday. The dedicatory address was made by the itev. Dr. O. E. Brandt of the Luther Tbeolonlral seminary In tit. Anthony 1'ark. 61. Paul. Minn. Iir. Hrandt wis gradu ated from Luther college In 1X7!' at the age of 17 years and Is probably the youngest graduate ot the college. Addresses were also made by Gov. J. A. O. Preus of M'nneso ta, son of the lata President ('. K I'rens of Luther college and a graduate of the college In the class of 190.1, and by Prof. J. C. M. Hansen, associate director of the University of Chicago libraries and an alumnus from the class of 1882. The new building Is Darned In honor of the late Dr. U. V. Koren, former president of the Norwegian Lutheran synod of America. Dr. Koren was the first Norwegian minister to hold divine services west of the Mississippi river and was one of the founders of the church body of which be was later president and which now numbers over 250,000 members In the middle west. Ilr. Koren was for many years pastor of the Washington Prairie church west of Decorah and preached there on the text Luke 2, 1-14 on fifty-two successive Christmas days during his pastorate. He was largely responsible for the location of Luther college In Decorah. Ills first parsonage, a 12 by 15 log cabin in which three families lived one whole winter, is now a part of the Luther college museum and stands a scant 200 feet from the new building which bears his name. The new building Is a modern adaptation of the Georgian style of architecture, the exterior being of brick with trim of Bedford limestone. The entire building Is con- structcd of reinforced concrete and other fireproof building materials. 1 YA V:: ...Ml jM American Chamber Head in Paris Dashes Cold Water on Arms Parley V Fought After Christ, The Hague and the League, He Argues. ' Cfhs Rtftltor-PnbMa LMser Rorvlc.) (Copynhl Paris, Oct. 16. From the first announcement, the French press generally has taken a hopeful view of the Washington conference. The Oaltils today prints the tnost disparaging statement that has yet appeared, in the form of an interview with Walter Barry, president of the American Chamber of Commerce In Paris. The American's first words, when asked what he thought about the Washington conference. Were: "I do not think about It at all." Dut the interviewer was persist ent. Ton do not believe In the tinssl- bllity of general disarmament?" he asked, and received thla reply: Is a Molortst. "After Jesus Christ, son of Ood. the great pacifist centuries of bloody religious war. After The Hague tribunal the most awful carnage In history. After the league of nations disaccord among the allies. After the disarmament conference the dismantling of the Swiss navy. "You are a pessimist," Mr. P,arry was told. "I am neither a pessimist nor an optimist. I am a melorlst. Dut this abundance of congresses, con ferencoa with banquets, fireworks, speeches, frantic applause all that leaves me cold. Skyrockets which climb In the sky with a fine" noise aulekly fall blackened sticks. When elegates meet around the greea baize conference table, each on conveniently installs himself In an arm ehslr back turned to the table and eyes fixed on his own particular Pownlng street." "Then you deem that nothing will come out of this conference?" Mr. Harry was asked. "They will look each other In the eye. expectantly, as Mr. Orose-latide declared the other day In the Figaro. Hut did not President Wilson and Clemenceau look each other In the eye for months? What came of it? We know only too well. When Prland and Hughes are eye to eye, how will the world be at peace? Statesmen's eyes wander like those of lovers do." "But we hope vlslonarylsm will be missing this time," Mr. Barry was Informed. Hatred la Pacific. "What can one hope for?" he replied. "Washington Is making my compatriots understand that the security of Europe, and from that the security of the world, depends upon he security of Fiance, and that, the 'security of France de pends upon the security of the Khtne. But let us not forget that If fha I'nlted States Is attending to pacifism It Is attending above all to the Pacific. "What complicated and disturbing problems will come up there! First of all Is the race question, which poisons all the rest the open door in China, Khantung, Siberia, the Saghalin islund. Tap. the Ang!o-Japanese treaty. I give it up. The delegates, too, will give it up. If not, look out tor a wasp's nest." Asked about the allied debts to the L'nlted States, Mr. Barry re-piled: "The I'nlted States will not come near to that question, and fur several reasons. One Is enough. That would be the resultant bankruptcy of the whole planet, Americans would lose Infinitely more billions than the allies owe." CONTINUED. FROM PAGE ONE CRAIG WARNS HE MAY ENTER IRISH PARLEY CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE PUBLIC GROUP OF RAIL LABOR BOARD MEETS WITH I. 0. 0. the most prompt and effective re sults might be securen by simply calling in the public group, whiirh is concerned equany wun tne interests of labor, of management, of shippers, and of the general commulty. The president ess been Im pressed that, a somewhat anoma lous situation surrounds the relations of the Interstate commerce commission snd the railway labor board. The interstate comnieree commission has very large powers, j through Its control of rates, to determine what the revenues of the railroads should be, while the railway labor board, through its authority In the matter of wage determinations, has a very large power in determining the largest Item of railway expenditures. President Tackles Problems. "The president was. therefore. impressed with the desirability of between them. It Is a fact not entirely without Interest that these two bodies have never officially met tofjether, "For a long time the president baa been giving much attention to the problem of the railroads in its broadest relations. He has been persistently assured on one side mat nustness could not make a general and lasting Improvement until railroad rates should come down and on the other side, he has been told that it was Impossible for rates to come down- unless the wage charge sHould he lowered. He. therefore, determined to eet together the two public bodies which have to deal with wages and rates, and give them every possible encouragement to take a strong lead in the effort at an adjustment." "Calamity" Cummins Act on Truce Again Wmhlnston ruru of Th Iva Molu Rulitur, nhinfton. Oi l. IS. J Grave fears are entertained here of the railroad situation and possibilities nf a strike. Senator .Cum niliis. chairman of the interstate commerce committee, made a statement on the situation In which ho emphasized the gravity of a genera ottln these two hleh v potential railroad strike. He said It woulu bodies together and reaching some- be a "national calamity"-and the thing like a definite understanding BLACKDAWK TIRE SALE These remarkable reductions announced for this sale, place Blackhawk Tires within the reach of every automobile owner. - Guaranteed 6,000 Miles S9x3 Smooth . 30x3 Non-SUd ...... 30x3 M Xon-Skld 81x4 Non-Skid 82x3 H N'on-Skld 32x4 Non-Rkld 23x4 Non-Skid ...... $ JM) 84x4 Non-Skid 20.23 10.BO 82x4 4 Non-Skid 25.00 ja.93 33x4 4 N'on-Pkld . 2.VSO J7.BO 64x4 M Non-Skid 2fl.no 13.33 85x4 H Non-Skid 2.r0 J9.B0 86x4 Vs Nott-Skld 27.50 19.80 Plus 6 War Tax MAIL ORDERfl promptly filled and prepaid. ject to examination. Western Tire Service 15(h and W. Grand Phone Market 801 , Bent C. O. D. sub- Akron Retread Co. 5th and East Grand I hone Maple 602 country would suffer as it had never suffered before. Senator Cummins said he did not know that congress could do anything at this juncture. "I believe," he said, "It is unpatriotic either foe the men to strike without submitting their grievances to the labor board or for the roads to fall to observe the finding of the railway labor board. So Ions as that la the law. both sides should adhere to It and abide by it." BY ED Ii. KEEJf. London Oct. 16. (United Press) With the next session ofi the Irish peace conference scheduled for Monday afternoon, success ful continuation ot the negotiations apparently depended upon the ability of the Sinn Fein to assure the British government that charges of unwarranted activity bv the republican army were groundless. Acting Commandant Barry had been summoned to London, it was learned, to testify before a subcommittee of the conference on alleged "outrages" In the Munster district, where he has charge. It is said he will deny anv unusual activity by his men during the period . of the truce. Meantime, the Irish delegates ' had sent several messengers to various parts of Ireland to obtain specific denials of reported violations of the truce, and It was reported that some of the delegates might even visit Dublin for this purpose over the week end. SENTENCE 20-YEAR-OLD RUSSIAN GIRL TO BE COMMUTED Denies Rail Losses Washington, Oct IB. (Associated Press) Presentation of labor's case in the senate interstate commerce committee's investiga tion of general railroad conditions (Th RerUer-Nw Tork World Surrtct.) j (Oprrtaht ) New York, Oct. 15. Announce ment was made today by Harrv Weinberger, attorney for Moilie Sieimer, Samuel Lipman, Jacob Arams and Hvman I.achowskv four "political prisoners" that!! r resident Harding has decided to I commute their sentences on condi- i tlon that they be deported to ! Russia at their own expense. Mollle Stelmer is bsrely 20 years old. With the others she was arrested for violation of the espionage act. All four are communists and were active In nrnns. ganda In the early days of the war. was begun today by F. J. Warne, jThey have spent about two years statistician for the railroad brother hoods. Charges were made by Mr, Warne that misleading and incon-sequental figures regarding railroad operation receipts snd and not Income had. been presented to the rof an average ten year sentence. Smart Roy. Hp kind old nnt!Tnan. and eM not likd to anrnno In troubl.. (n 6y ho oaw a lit 1 1 tiny trvlnc to r.aoh a fc.!t vii ........ it. i.iik in. o.ll . (or dim. Th.n th. lull lad took him by mi fianu ana aiu MEXICO IS COLD ON DISARM PARLEY OLcegon Says Recognition Remains Status Quo.'' (By Tho Aa.or jatM Trvas ) Mexico City, Oct. 15. President Obregon, in a conference with American correspondents today, niadeXTour Important declarations, substantially as follows: That Mexico will have no official representatives at the Washington conference. That the Question of tho rftrnirn t. tlon of Mexico bv the I'nlted SiMteu remains in status quo. That the Mexican federal government will support the Puebla state authorities, even with troops If iecessary. to maintain order which has been threatened as a result of protests against tax laws mere. That negotiations relative to the payment ot Mexico's foreign debt are m a preliminary stage. The president discussed for more than an hour a variety of subjects pertaining largely to internal affairs. He asserted the Puebla situation possessed no elements of danger other than the ordlnara sd- ,11... 1 r.f , , v i,, "iiuRiy peupn wno a nuii-i mg uisc-omioris aue to a com- uicitiai paraiyais mere. CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE THE REV. DR. TJ. V. KOREN, FORMER PRESIDENT OK THE NORWEGIAN LUTHERAN SYNOD OF AMERICA AND FOR FIFTY-TWO YEARS PASTOR AT WSH1NOTO PAIR1E, IA., FOR WHOM THE BUILDING IS N A M VAX committee by the railroad executive. A mass of information and de- tailed charges were presented by the witness, who denied the railroads had Buffered heavy losses from government rontrol and said their revenues during the war were the largest in history. Railroads In recent years, he stated, had made large expenditures for permanent Improvements, paying for them out of operating revenues and charged them as expenses of operation. Pershing Iieavee for London. Paris, Oct. 16. General Pershing will leave tomorrow to partici pate In the ceremony of presenting the congressional medal of honor I to Great Britain's unknown war record. He will be accompanied ; by only one aide and an orderly.! He will return from England Tues- day. MISS RAPPE'S EAELY TRAGEDY AND CHILD REVEALED, IS CLAIM Virginia Rappe and of ber mother, Mabel Rappe, famed In her day as Chicago's most beautiful model. Seek Kst-ate. for Child. This friend of fha R formerly a business man on the south side, has written to the district attorney at Los Ani a "inriaiB in Los Angeles and San Francisco to determine the amount of the estate left by the . .... iar wirn tne view of entering claim on behalf of the child. frJlZ,' Joh,n Ba,e' at Present a traveling salesman, but for many ears proprietor of a south side ad- fnV Vyrib"" Kncy and tor severa ferma ii...i.i tarv of a leading south side bus,, 'sallant ness men's association. Members of the sssociation and business men In the Hyde Park district vouch for his assertions. "If Bates said Virginia Rappe's aaugnter is in Chicago, it la true and he knows where she ran be "Most of Vfrrtnia Rappe'a friends on the south side, and she had many of them, knew about her daugjiter," Mr. Bates Bald. "She would be about 8 or 9 years old now. 6he was born just a short time before Virginia went west to go into the movies. The last I heard of the girl she waa living with her foster parents on the northwest side. Father Disappeared. "If circumstances warrant, search will be made for the child and also for Virginia's husband, about whom even her most Intimate Chicago friends knew little," Mr. Bates said. "The father disappeared before the child's birth. Who he was and when they were married remains a mystery. Virginia waa then following In the footsteps of her beautiful mother, making her living by posing. She was unable to work and care for the baby at the same time and It was placed In the hands of friends. There was gossip and rumors, but Virginia resumed her rounds of the studios, her face still wreathed la the smile that never faded. Soon afterwards she left for California. "I don't know Just where Virginia Rappe's daughter Is at present," said Mr. Bates. "But I am confident she Is still in Chicago and that I can locate her in a short time If necessary and prove her Identity beyond a doubt. I know that .Virginia paid for the child's care up to a few years ago, and I assume that she continued to pay until the time of her death." According to Los Angeles dispatches Virginia Rappe's estate consisted of personal property, including valuable Jewelry, an $800 bank account and some etocks and bonds whose value has not been determined. "If the estate Is of any value, I Intend to see that her daughter receives the benefit of it," Mr. Bates declared. POLICEMAN'S BADGE HALTS HEART STAB MARTIAL LAW LOOMS IN MEXICO TROUBLE Puebla Business Men Appeal to Obregon for Aid. (Br Th Aaaorlatod Prams.) Mexico City, Oct. 15. A des perate situation, which already has cost two lives from violence. Is re ported today at Puebla, where demonstrations against the staie government's allegedly excessive tax law continue. A majority of the stores bare closed, bread and milk supplies are said to be ex hausted and fond Is scarce. Street cars are not running, ac cording to reports, which add that Incensed leaders are exporting shouting throngs io tske aggres sive action against the state go ernment. If report are true conditio! are said to be such that a proclam tion of martial law may be e pected before night. Another appeal for relief w: dispatched by Puebla business m to President Obregon yesterda but the president is not known : have directed any measures loo ing to that end. Federal officia here. Including President Obregoi apparently regard the affair wit its accompanying paralysis, i more drastic than the facts wa rant. ' Undersecretary of the Ii terior Lugo, who is acting seen tary In the absence of Secretai Calles, today declared the peopl of Puebla were making 'moui talus out ot mole bills." 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