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AVERAGE NET PAID CIRCULATION FOR FEBRUARY Globe and News Herald.>....>.-•. 85,434 Sunday Globe ..^ 26,803 TWENTY-FOUR HOUR SERVICE THJB JOPLIN GLOBB Jlveiy Morning Except Monday. THE JOPLIN NEWS HERALD Kvery Evening Except Sunday. I a ISSUES I'ER WEEK—TWENTY CENTS Telephone 848 FCLL ASSOdAlBO PJRBSS BBPOHTS Uelivorod by carrier, 18c a week. By mall, In advance: Less than « months, BOo a mon th; 6 months, $2 .75; year, $6 .00; outaldo escond zone, postage ?1.B0 year; Sunday edition, $2 year; BOc extra postage outside 2nd acne. Entared secona claBs matter at postoftioe, JopUn, under act March 3, VOL. XXIX. NO. l89. Ill SMt TenHh St. PibllcatloB dtfiee JOPLIN, MISSOURI, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 15, 1925.—TWENTY-EIGHT PAGES. tfabUsihed ererjr morning except Monday. PRICE FIVE CENTS MS RECESS APPOINTMENT FOR WARREN Alleged Operations of "Bank Wreckers" Are Revealed WITIJ NUMBER Of FAliyRK Postoflfice Inspector, Testifying at State Hearing Under Protest, Names Men Declared by Him to Be Implicated in Activities Involving Crashes in Missouri, Kansas, and Other States. By tlie Assoclatoil Prcpn. .rctferson City, Mo., M.ircli J 4.— The operations of a bund of men, tleclared to be resiionslble for the wrecking of banks In Missouri, Knnsas and other stales, was revealed before the senate general Investigating committee today by E. K. Cochran, postofflce Inspector of Kansas City, who testified before the committee under protest. Dr. Cliarles G. Safford of Kansas City, declared by the postofflce inspectoi to be one oE the men Involved, also testified. All the testimony was given under oath. It was'^brought out in the testimony of Cochran that the men obtained certificates of deposit from banks on questionable security then disposed of the certificates. liamar Bank Listed. Cochran said that banks at Farmington, Gorin, Centertown, Lamar, Puxico and Canton, in Missouri, and Vernon, Burllngame, and Marys- viile. In Kansas, Frederick. Mich., and at two towns in West Virginia, were engaged In Issuing these certificates of deposit. The operations of the men wert- discovered In Missouri in the fhot part of 1923, Cochran .said, when he investigated the affairs of the St. Francois county bank at Farmington. He said that he learned that tlvg St. Francois county bank had deposit MILLER'S PLURALITY IN ST. LOUIS 13,056 Boss Rule In City .Successfully Onislied, l>olcate<l Circuit Judge Says. St. Louis, Mo., March. 14.—"Victor J. Miller, successful republican candidate for nomination for mayor, has crushed all boss rule In St. Louis," said Circuit Judge Robert W, Hall, defeated candidate, commenting on yesterday's primary election. "He deserves a world of credit." Miller's plurality was 13,065. "It will no longer be possible for a political dictator to say who can run for office in St. Louis," Judge Hall added. Miller, who was unsuccessful last August In the republican race for the Missouri gubernatorial nomination, received 57,DVB votes against 44,610 for Louis P. Aloe, former president of the board of aldermen. Aloe, favored to win, accepted his defeat with a smile. "The will of the people Is supreme," he said. BILLS TO PROVIDE 7a MILLIONS FOR STATE ENGROSSED Appiopriation Measures for 192.5-26 Started on Way to Pa,ssage—58 MilUons for Highways. IMPROVEMENT OF J. & P. EXPECTED MIDDLE WEST IS IN GRIP OF A BLIZZARD storm SfoTes In Nortlieastcrly Direction—Fair Weather Is Predicted for Today. PLANS FOB POSSIBLE REILXBIL- ITATION OP LINE NOT KNOWN, HOWEVER. is.slied certificates of amounting to $165,000, Asked by Senator Frank H. Farris, chairman of the committee, who appeared to be the operators of the ring, Cochran, under oath, testified"A coterie of men at Kansas City —J. B. Brady, S. H. Shocky. R. M. Stout, a real estate dealer, W. S McOlntock, A. W. Baxter of Vernon, Kan,, and Charles E. Havener, Dr. Charles G. Stafford and J. B. Mc- Ctitcheon." Asked the names of those to whom the certificates of deposit were Issued by the Farmlngton bank, the postotfico Inspector said: "The most of them were Issued to S. A. Shocky, R. M. Stout, C. G. Safford, George Paustlan, W. E. Orer- I dorf and O. H. Kirk." The certificates Issued to Kivk, Cochran said, were issued on "stock i-ather questlonahle." Issued Under Mortgage. "What was the collateral upon which these others were Issued?" Senator Farrls asked. "The Safford C. D.'s, as near as we could determine at the time the state bank examiners and I were at Farmlngton, were issued under a .? 15,000 mortgage on a farm In Carroll county, Missouri," Cochran replied.* "Did you investigate the farm?" lie was asked. "I Investigated the mortgage—the farm was not there," answered Cochran. "How did you account for that?" Senator Farrls asked him. "The Missouri river washed it away about eight years ago," Cochran replied. Some of the other collateral at the Farmlngton banlJ, Cochran said, was a "lot of ornamental bonds." Cochran told the committee that he took up the matter with Frank C. MlUspaugh, state finance commissioner, by letter. One of the letters, read Into the record, said "The wrecking of the bank was brought about In an Identical manner with tliat of the Vernon State bank," (at Vernon, Kansas.) "It has come to nie today," the letter which was under date of May 28. 1824. said, "that there Is a profcabillty that the Cltl- Kens bank of Goriu. Mo., Is heavily Involved by thoao op «r *toiB." B'Kli Tiir.nVs AP « (Xtwed. t ;;ochran fihSd he lijuk the matter iiij with tlie liAMice nvniinluiener (Continued on psge 3.) Special to The Globe. Pittsburg, Kan., March 14. -— The JopUn and Pittsburg Railway Company, which was sold at public au- tlon here today, will continue under the present management until March 23, when the act of E. M. Fuque, special master, In selling the property, will be reviewed by Federal Judge Arba S. Van Valkenburgh, according to M. H. McLean, who purchased the road for the protective committee of the first mortgage bond holders. McLean refused to state what the ne wowners would ultimately do with the property, but present officials of the road • expressed themselves as confident that a number of important Improvements will be made and the lines, both rural and urban, will be put In first class condition. McLean, who represented the Harris Trust Company of Chicago, trustees of the first mortgage bond holders, was the only qualified bidder and he offered the minimum of ?_?50,000 fixed by the federal court in authorizing the sale. The bonded Indebtedness of the road is about $3,000,000. The purchaser returned to Chicago shortly after the sale and refused to discuss plans for rehabilitation of the road. miAfi "BIRD WOMAN" CONTROVERSY SETTLED Washington, March 14.—A century old qviestlon was cleared up today with the announcement by the bureau of Indian affairs that the final burial place of the Shoshone Indian "Bird Woman" Is located at Fort Washakie, Wyoming. This decision was reached by the bureau after an Inquiry lasting about three months. It was prompted by a controversy among American historians as well as Indian tribes as to whether the "Bird Woman" who attained fame as a guide of the Lewis and Clark expedition In 180^, actually was burled In the grave at Fort Washakie marked with a tablet in her memory. By tjio AKKoclatcil Frees. Jefferson City, Mo., March 14.— Appropriation bills provlOing for the expenditures of more than $73,000,000 during the 1925-26 biennial period were today started on their way towards final passage in the Missouri legislature when the house spent the entire day session In engrossing seven of the- principal appropriation measures. After a recess of an hour and a half at 6. p. m., the house met In night session and took up for consideration and engrossment the fee and fund appropriation bill, calling for thB further expenditure of approximately $8,500,000 during 192526. The relief appropriation bill, carrying a total of $657,000, was engrossed by the house Friday night. Try to Speed Up Bills. Working determinedly against the fleeting hours, which continue to shorten the four remaining days of the regular seventy-day session of the legislature, the house bent every effort to speed the appropriation bill on their way to final passage In an effort to have them cross the barrier before the seventy days expire at midnight next Wednesday. The largest appropriation bill, the measure providing for the expenditure of funds for construction of a new $60,000,000 state highway system, calls for a total expenditure of $58,700,588 during 1925-2G. A total of $30,000,000 of this amount will be money from the sale of state road bonds during each of the two years. There will be $15,000,000 of the bonds sold In 1925 and another $15.000,000 In 1926, as provided by the recently adopted good roads proposal known as proposition No. 50. Although the appropriation bills already engrossed total more than $75,000,000 and much more money is provided in other bills to be passed, not all of It comes out of the general revenue fund, which, it Is estimated, will have receipts totalling approximately $21,000,000 during 1925-26. The other money comes from fees and funds earned by self-supporting state departments and Institutions, the sale of road bonds, state automobile -license fees, the new state gasoline tax, various federal aid received by the state, and money received from other sources. Will Work To<lay. Before recessing at 6 p. m., the house voted to merely recess again at the conclusion of the night session and work all day tomorrow on the appropriation measures. Although It Is unconstitutional to hold a Sunday session this is avoided by merely continuing tomorrow under the guise of Saturday's session, thus making the legislative record clear and show that only a Saturday session was held. A number of other appropriation bills must We taken up. Including the contingent appropriation measure providing approximately $6,600,000 for the operation of the .state government during 1925-26. The appropriation measures engrossed by the house today Include: Educational appropriation bill for (Continued on page 2;) ' Chicago, March 14. ~«The mild weather which prevailed <lver the middle west for the past week was dispersed suddenly early today by a snow, sleet and rain storm which came out of the northwest and was pushed eastward In front of a gale. Tonight the middle section of the country was locked in the grip of old man winter while the storm moved In a northeasterly direction, passing up the Ohio river valley to the eastern Great Lakes region. The cold weather which came on the heels of the storm Is pushing southeastward with a general fall In temperature as far east as the Mississippi river and much colder weather predicted for tomorrow as far east as the Ohio river. About 12 degrees above zero was predicted for Chicago by tomorrow morning, although generally fair weather is predicted tomorrow In the middle west. SHEPHERD IS HELD UNDER THREAT OF MURDER CHARGES McCHntock's Foster Father Chooses "Jail" in Preference to Being Accused of Charge's Death. RAILROAD TO PUT ON MOTOR BUSSES TWENTV-PASSENGER CARS TO OPERATE OVER JITNEY ROUTES IN CITY. Stores in Spring Display Window Decorating Contest Are Grouped Fred Kessler, in charge of the window decorating contest of Jop- lln's Spring Display, announced yesterday the three divisions Into which the stores would be grouped Cor .ludglng. The first class, he said, would consist of all the laj-ger stores not having professional decorators, but which have large facilities for window decorating. In this group will come department, ready-to- wear men's clothing, furniture and shoe stores. The second class will be foi-med of smaller stores which will Include jewelry, drug, hardware, wall paper, and paint firms. OtJiers in Third Class. All other firms desiring to compete win he placed In the third class. . Three prizes of $25, $15, and $in will be offered in each class and all will compete together for the grand prize of a silver loving cup offered by The Jopiin Globe Publishing Company. Twelve stores will take part in the fashion shows to be given at the Hippodrome and Electric theaters. Each will furnish one model who will'display one gown and accessories at each show. The style display will be given with the regular program of the theaters. The display will be given at the Electric at 7:30 o'clock and at the Hippodrome at 8:30 o'clock Thursday and Friday nights, ^ The style show committee has installed special settings at the Electric theater which will portray tho spirit of spring. A complete new set of stage settings will be furnished liy IT. R. Seeman of the .Seeman (Continued on page 2.) A fleet of the latest type, twenty- passenger automobile busses have been jiuchased by the Southwest Missouri Railroad Company, to meet the demands for Increased transportation service in Joplln, according to an announcement made yesterday by F. C. Wallower, president of the company. The new' service will be Iniiugu- rated immediately after the arrival of the busses, on or about April 1. The automobile transportation service will be operated' Independently of the electric cars, on a cash fare basis. The company will operate the bus line on a five-cent fare, Mr. Wallower said. This fare Is the lowest that exists In any city; in the majority of cases, a ten-cent fare Is obtained. Flve-Mlnuto Service. Five-minute service will be provided, the busses running from Second and Jopiin streets on the Regular jitney loop to Nineteenth and Twenty-first streets. "In Instituting this new service, amounts of j ^reat care will be taken to make the safety and security of passengers the first aim," Mr. Wallower said. "We Intend to be particularly careful in selecting our drivers, considering only seasoned experienced men." Every man selected will be put through a course of special training In bus operation. The busses are the latest Reo "pay as you enter" type, each with a capacity of twenty passengers. They have a side-door entrance, with an emergency exit In the rear. They are approximately twenty-two feet long. The Southwest Missouri Railroad Company will put up a bond to the city of Jopiin, to conform to the regulations of the ordinance recently passed. May Extend Scrvioc. "This departure from the other transportation service on the company la the result of a demand for Increased service on the routes over which we intend to operate," Mr. Wallower said. "We are prepared to extend the service, if necessary. Especially are we considering provision for Sunday bu* service to Wildcat spring and other resorts." The contract for the purchase of the busses was signed Saturday. They were bought through the Lanpher Motor Car Company, factory distributor for the Reo company. 554,978 PERSONS AIDED BY NEAR EAST RELIEF Washington, March 14—The Near East Relief gave aid to 554,978 persons, mo.stly women and children, during the past year, Charles V. Vickrey, Its general secretary said today in a report to congress. Total disbursements were $3,966,329, leaving a balance for the year of $298,993 which was applied to the deficit resulting from operations after the Smyrna disaster. More than a million Americans contributed $4,205,322 to the relief during the part year, the .report .-aid. By th« Assoelaled PresB. Chicago, March 14.—William D. Shepherd today chose to remain In custody of the state's attorney rather than face an Immediate charge of murder In connection with the death from typhoid fever of his young ward, William N. McCUntock, who willed him an estate of approximately $1,000,000. Shepherd's counsel agreed with Robert E. Crowe, state's attorney, on postponement of a writ oC habeas corpus hearing until next Wednesday, Shepherd meanwhile to be detained In a downtown hotel and permitted to see his wife and counsel at reasonable Intervals. Denies Fainian Cliargcs. From his seizure on a forthwith subpoena at his Kenllworth suburban home before 1 o'clock this morning, until his appearance before Judge Jacob H. Hopkins this afternoon. Shepherd had been held Incommunicado and persistently questioned by Mr. Crowe and his assistants. Shepherd said that he had made no admissions, and that being detained a while longer could not make any difference, as he had nothing to do with the death of young McCUn­ tock. He denied the statements of Dr. C. C. Falman, proprietor of a school of bacteriology, that he had studied there, had taken back for $50 a letter he had written regarding a course, or that he had taken three test tubes filled with typhoid bacilli. In opposing Shepherd's release on a writ of habeas corpus, IMr. Crowe admitted to the court that Shepherd was being held "without process of law as a result of the investigation Into the death of young Billy Mc­ CUntock." AVoiild Fjlc Complaint. "I am prepared to file a formal complaint against him if it, becomes necessary to keep him in custody," Mr. Crowe said. William Scott Stewart, noted trial attorney, speaking in behalf of Mr. Shepherd, said that his client "technically is entitled to a discharge at this time," but rather than "precipitate a charge of murder, we want to give Mr. Crowe time to look carefully Into the case." He termed the accusations against Mr. Shepherd a "conspiracy to deprive him of his rights under a will." " Stewart also stated to Judge Hopkins that the Illinois law forbids a judge practicing law, and said that Harry Olson, municipal chief justice, had been In error In directing the two months' investigation Into young McCHntock's death. Sheiphertl Ijooks Worn. Mr. Shepherd looked worn and ashen colored but said his overnight detention had not brought him any mistreatment. After the appearance before Jgdgc Hopkins, Shepherd was taken to the state's attorney's office, where it was understood Mr. Crowe and his assistants would continue to (luostlon him. Young McCUntock died last December 4 of typhoid fever while Ills fiancee, Miss Isabelle Pope, waited with a marriage license to be married to him when he recovered consciousness. ^ it was some weeks later when Judge Olson, acting, he said, after receipt of an anonymous letter, demanded that the death be Investigated. The youth's body was exhumed, but examinations revealed typhoid fever as the sole cause of death. The state's attorney's office was interested in the Inves;;Igation but dropped the matter after the post mortem report was made public, only to evidence renewed Interest a few days ago, resulting In the first official accusations today. Baby Monoplunc. Washington.—A now type of baby monoplane has been invented by E(5wln Allen, a test pilot here. It is equipped with a nine-horsepower Ijnotorcycle engine, but has,climbed to a height of l.SOO feet. It weigli" only :;0u pounds, Solon Seeks to ^^Pass Lie^^ To Couzens, Precipitating Row and Near Fist Fight Senator Glass, Thinking Ernst Requested Privilege of Calling Him "Wilful, Malicious and Wicked Liar," Advances Upon Kentuckian, But Pair Are Kept Apart—In Hubbub, Southerner Assures Glass Remarks Were Intended for Couzens. Washington, March 14.—Long smouldering bitterness in the senate over the Internal revenue bureau Investigation broke into flame today with senators hurling charges against each other across a crowded chamber and finally asking the privilege of calling another a "willful, malicious and wicked liar." The request, made by Senator Ernst, republican, Kentucky, came as,a climax to a sizzling debate in which that senator, who is a member of the Investigating committee; Chairman Couzens and Senator Glass democrat, Virginia, a former secretary of the treasury, were the principals. Senate In Uproar. The Hcnate was thrown into an uproar which lasted tor several minutes during which there was doubt as to the Identity of the senator at whom Mr. Ernst decided to hurl this epithet. Thinking that reference was to htm, since he had just concluded his speech. Senator* Glass advanced across the chamber toward the Kentucky senator with a demand that he name his man. Senator Robinson, Arkansas, the democratic leader, drowned out both senators with a demand to present a point of order and meantime taking a position between the Kentucky and Virginia senators. Senator Ernst finally was taken off his feet, but the hubbub continued and Senator Reed, republican, Pennsylvania, attempted to throw the senate Into executive session so as to shut out the scene from the crowded galleries that watched in eager expectancy. Order Is Restoi-cd. That failed, but order finally was restored when Senator Borah, republican, Idaiio, told the senate that "It is a very pathetic thing and a very pitiable thing that we have reached a point here In the senate of the United States where we cannot discuss public questions without Indulging In such personalities." Meantime, out of the confusion. milDGE TO ACT SHOULD President Announces Plans to Offer Nominee Place in Cabinet Even Though Solons Again Refuse to Confirm Him — Democrats Charge Action a Challenge to "Constitutional Authority." (Continued on page 2.) SLAYER OF FOUR MAN WHO KILLED CHILDREN IJIES DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED BY OWN HAND. Kansas City, March 14. — M. Linn Gibson, 34, lay dangerously wounded by his own hand In a hospital tonight, the slayer of his four little children. Ho killed them—Mar- Jorie, 7. her twin brother, Maurice Lee, Hazel, 5, and Helen, 1>,4 yeans old—with a lather's hatchet, while they slept In tlieir beds early today at the home at Prather Hill, near North Kansas City. Following the tiagedy, Gibson fled to the nearby home of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Nell Brather, where he attempted to take his own life with the hatchet and later by slashing his wrists. He underwent an operation at the hospital, after which physicians said he probably would not live. Told to Quiet Baby. Gibson's wife called to him this morning to quiet the baby. Then going herself to do so, she met her husband on the stairs, the bloody hatchet in his hand. Gibson raised the hatchet, but did not strike. Ho ran to Mrs. Prather's home, where he was found stretched upon the floor bleeding from many wounds in his head and writs. At the hospital Gib.son regained consciousness for a moment, but became violent and was strapped to his bed. Gibson was said ',o have put al) his money in a garage that did not pay. He had brooded much over financial troubleB. Hd was characterized by neighbors as a slow thinking, kindly, home-loving man. The Gibsons lived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Prather. Mrs. t'rather's parents, who were visiting last night In Kansas City. THE WEATHER FORECAST • •:• •J•^ •I' •I' 4- •I* •I' Missouri: Fair Sunday, probably becoming somewhat unsettled Monday; rising tem- Iterature Sunday and in east portion Monday. Kansas: Generally fair Sunday and Monday; warmer Sunday. Arkansas; Sunday and Jlon- day fair, with rising temperature. Oklahoma; Sunday and Monday fair and warmer. Washington, March 14.—The weather outlook for the week beginning Monday: Lower Missouri valley: Snow or rain early part and at Intervals during remainder of week; cold most of the week. STATE PROPERTY VALUE IS FIXED •STATK TAX COM3IISSION REC- OMMIONDS IT BE I'LAOED AT 4 BILLIONS. By the AssoclfttoU PI-CIH. Jefferson City, Mo., March 14.— Missouri property, botli real estate and personal, is valued at a total of $3,994,821,577 for taxation purposes for 1925 in the recommendations for the 1925 valuation made today by the state board of equalization. This is $71,207,608 more than the $3,923,553,909 total returned by the various county and township assessors of the state to the tax commission for the assessment as of June 1, 1924. The total valuation recommended by the tax commission for 19 25 valuation, however. Is $20,117,874 less than the $4,020,939,451 valuation made by the state board of equalization for taxes of 1924, according to the recapitulation of the tax commission today. Real ICsUitc Higher. A total valuation of $3,320,138861 real estate was recommended by the commission, which ia an Increase of $04,244,015 over the total of $3,255,894,846 returned by the as- sessorn of the state and an Increase of $34,585,005 over the $3,285,553,856 total valuation for 1924, fixed by the board of equalization. The tax commission recommendation calls for a total of $674,682,716 on personal property for 1925 which Is an Increase of $7,023,653 over the $667,659,063 total returned by the assessors and a decrease of-$60,702,87 9 fi-oni the total valuation of $735,385,595 fixed on personal property by the equalization board In 1924. ' A total valuation of $1,525,781,698 for farm land for 1925 was recommended by the tax commission, compared with a total of $1,473,516,897 returned by the assessors this year and a total of $1,647,635,287 fixed by the equalization board last year. The total valuation for farm land recommended for this year Is $21,863,689 less than the total fixed by the board of equalization last year, the figures show. The tax commission recommended valuation on town lota la $1,794,357,203 for 1925, compared with a total of $1,782,377,949 returned by the assessors this year and a total of $1,787,918,569 fixed by the equalization board In 1924. The total recommended valuation for town lots Is $56,438,694 more than the total fixed last year. >Ian Killed at Crossing. Jefferson City, Mo., March 14.— Russell Lecure, 2 6 years old, of this city, wfis Instantly killed late today at a railroad crossing at Osage City, about six miles east of here, when a fast passenger train from St. Louis hit and demolished an automobile ho was driving. Washington. March 14.—President Coolidgo will offer Charles B. Warren a recess appointment as attorney general in the event that his nomination is rejected a second time by the senate, it was announced today at the White house. Upon receiving the information, the senate deferred a vote on the nomination until 2:30 p. m. Monday, after democratic leaders had declared the senate must meet fearlessly and decisively the challenge to it.s constitutional authority which they .said the executive had thrown down. Action a Surprise. The White house pronouncement, made on the president's behalf by Secretary Sanders, came as a complete surprise to leaders on both sides In tlie senate who had received word earlier In the day that the executive was considering the selection of another for the post. Reports to this effect were circulated generally In the chamber after Senator Curtis of Kansas, the republican floor leader, had returned from a conference with Mr. Coolidge at the White house and had consulted with a number of his colleagues in an effort to obtain an agreement to defer action of the nomination until Monday. Senator Walsh, democrat. Montana, a leader In the opposition to the appointment, refused to consent to that arrangement and debate was opened. After the White house statement had been raised in the senate. Senator Robinson of Arkansas, the democratic leader, declared the president thus had challenged the power and right of the senate to do its duty under the constitution—that of advising and consenting to nominations for high office. "The executive must be taught to recognize," he added, "that no assumption must be indulged in that this body in performing its constitutional duty is transcending its authority and violating the rights of the executive." Reed Hlt« Proi)0«.al. Expressing the opinion that not In all. the annals of history had there been such a defiance of the senate, Senator Walsh said that body was confronted with the question of whether it shall be disregarded by the president In the future in th« matter of the selection of men for high office. Senator Reed, democrat, Missouri, asserted that the president was, in effect, saying that he would override the constitution by putting into office a man the senate, in exercising its authority under the constitution, had said \^as unfitted for the position. There was no reply to these statements from the republican side of the chamber, but some friends of the president said that, in proposing a recess appointment to Mr. Warren he would bo wholly within his rights recognized by the congress In the passage of the act prohibiting payment of salary to offl- cliils appointed after the rejection of their nomination by the senate. These friends also said that the president was advised as to repeated opinions handed down by attorney generals In the past that the executive had full authority to make «, recess appointment imder the present circumstances. Warren in Seclusion. There was no word aa to whether Mr. Warren would accept fk reoewi appoiutrount, if tendered. The man. who has become the storm center In (Continued on page S.) I li 1 h W«tch the ReoB thti mt .'-nM %i

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