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7 - MAKE THE TEST. Think ol some staple article which you may need at some time or other. Then iook ior in offer of that article on to- iay's Want-ad page. ' l $ and Frlda coMer. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR RANCE IS DETERMINED TO BREAK RESISTANCE OF GERMAN Serve Notice That Sterner Measures Are To Be Imposed As Entire Ruhr Valley Customs Service Is Taken Over. German Workers, Looking To Food Supply, Criticize Railroad Strike. The . Franco-Belsrian grin on Vio "RnVif la tihteninc. The oc- cuDational authorities have seized the entire customs of the Ruhr valley and have shut off all shipments of coal, from the Ruhr to unoccupied Germany. A serious situation has arisen at the mines. Only about half the normal output is being brought to tho surface, and the supply of cars for the . transportation of coal is fast diminishing. Though the output is small, coal is accumlating at the pitheads, and the French admit that this may cause a suspension of operations within a few days. 0?he Germans railroad men who went on strike -are displaying a determined front, they refuse to work, and traffic is tied up. Essen has been shut off by reason of the severing of telegraph and telephone communication and the scarcity of food throughout the Ruhr region is becoming more 8 Herr Stinnes has discontinued German deliveries for the devastated area of France. Gold marks to the amount of five hundred miliion due on the reparations account have not been paid by Germany. Therefore, unless. Germany makes a satisfactory re sponse to the latest motification f France and Belgium mese owers have decided to take still oi rigorous measures than have yet been put into effect. STERNER MEASURES To Become Effective la Ruhr Section Soon. Duesseldorf, Jan. 30. (By the A. P.) The French are losing pa tience over the stubborn resist- np.ft of the Germans and there is that real military occu pation is coming in the Ruhr. stern measures, including mar tial law, an early curfew, suppres sion of the use of automobiles ana ensorship of the newspapers will e enforced in a few days, alter h last opportunity nas been Liven the Germans by the Quai J'Orsay to make suitable repara- ion offer. 'These measures will come into ffoct. should Berlin refuse to come n trma and the Reich has been nformed of them through diplom atic channels." General Degoutte, hllied commander-in-chief in tne pecupied zone, told " the Asso ciated Press" today. Although Dr. Gruetzner, presi- flent of the Rhineland province. I,., rmre-omasters o lues- IUUi o ri Kssen have been made (aware of the coming measures, they maintain their attitude of resistance. Immediately upon being informed of the Intentions of the French, Dr. Gruetzner, left for Cologne where he went into conference with Cardinal Schulte, while Dr. Luther, Burgomaster of Essen, conferred with the coal barons headed by Fritz Thyssen. ' The French determination to enforce stern measures after three weeks of threatening, but with mild occupation, has produced symptoms of l -cification and created a more receptive mode among the population. The working men. accoramg xo Ithe French authorities, are severe ly criticising the railway men lor triking, and hold them responsi- 1a frr tho increase in the COSt Or vine through their fault to oper- te the food trains. The French today began re quisitioning automobiles In the Duisburg Ruhrort 'Hamborn region. The coal magnates and Industrial leaders who have been racing through the Ruhr In high fContinued on Page Seven) BLUNDERS H' mistake Is this reader answer . will be found y's want ads. . OFFICIALS Wedding Bells 3 19 ' - VX u& jr 4; v (By Pacific As Atlantic) "When Miss Mary Louis .White Prendergast, American girl now living in Austria, married Sir Timothy Eden, of England, yesterday, it was a notable society event. MINE EXPL0S1D! Fire Damp Causes Catastrophe In Polish Silesia; Two Hundred Rescued. Berlin, Jan. 31. Six hundred miners are entombed in the Hein-itz mine at Beuthen, Poiish Silesia, in consequence of an explosion of firedamp today. Of the eight hundred men, constituting the morning shift, who went into the mine shortly before explosion, only two hundred had been rescued uip to a late hmti. todav. Of these. eierhty were suffering from injuries and taken to hospitals. The bodies of thirty-five dead had been brought to the surface when the ..dispatch . from Beuthen was filed. , ' ". League Will Settle One European Tangle Paris. Jan. 31 (By the A. P.) One of the clouds hanging over Europe was dissipated today when Czecho-Slovakia and Hungary ac- cepted the precedure proposed by the council of the League of Nations to settle the boundary dispute between them. Representatives of ' both countries told the council at its meet-ins- here todav that thev would "abide by its decision. The coun cil will investiira.te the situation and render its decision at its next meeting. The council decided to follow the suggestion of the last league assembly and call an International conference to consider extension of the Washington naval accord to those po,wers that did not have the opportunity of signing the agreement. The date will not be fixed until after adjournment of the forthcoming Pan-American congress in Santiago. Youthful Couple Feared Wrath of Morgan Shuster Baltimore, Md.. Jan. - 30 -William Morris, son of a Glasgow, Ky., merchant, and his bride, Carolyn. 18, daughter of W. Morgan Shuster, president -of the Century Publishing company, of New York, expressed surprise and disappointment today when they were confronted, with the "Associated Press" dispatch from Alexandria, Va., stating that they were married there Monday. They had hoped to keep the place of their marriage a secret, they said, as Mrs. Morris did not want her father to "know anything about it." He was very angry. When we attempted to eiope last September," they added. MANY NEW ARTICLES FILED WITH SECRETARY Frankfort. V cles of incorporation ' filed with r vaugnan, secretary of state, follows: Byck Brothers and company. Jefferson $200,000, L. S Byck and D. C. Byck, Louisville, and W. S. Byck, Atlanta, Ga. Kentucky Cooperatice Coal corporation, Fayette $30,000. - C. C. Perry, Quick Sand and C. R. Taylor and E. C t,- t : ton. a.uS. iR?nin HteL company, Johnson, $6d,000. C.F. Rule, J. W. Auxier, and Dan Wheeler an t,1 ville. " Ui Reynolds Brothers Construction RpvnnM. -,CrlCken- 10,000.-Ed Reynolds. TV ill t . . . ert Reynolds, an of Paducah. ucu,e v. stout Oil and Gas company. Bovle (in Ann rSV- i5"1". Boyle Chester. ' weech, . win- KECOMSIEXDS THAT WIDOW tT V" 1 11-VIj IXIWER Padnnah. Tir To n . 1?Ives- flled he-e today for a large amount of nronerty to his widow and daugh- fl?1?,0?1'.. be,rS- and "com-mends that anv hlo- i may own" at the time r,f th "be sold and thst they buy a. fliv-keereCaUSe f the low cost of up- HENRY CLE S. BANKER, T .m;V YORK Slew York. Jan m . HI? S'Wldely know banker, died VifSfVr vr,n00tn a! hIs home in West Fif ty-f trst street, after an . illness of several months. ENTOMBS BOD MEN HABEAS CORPUS SOUGHT TO SAKE LIFE OFTHDMRS Frank Thomas, 70, Sentenced To Die In Electric Chair Monday Is Said To ; Be Insane. ' Eddyville. Ky.. Jan. 31. Another effort to save Frank Thomas. 70. former chief of country patrolmen of Jefferson county, from death in the electric chair at the penitentiary here next Monday morning, was made today when a petition necking a writ of habeas corpus was filed in the Lyon county court. The petition states that Thomas, who had killed three men. is of unsound mind and asks for a lunacy inquest. It is understood that it is the intention of the counsel for Thomas to bring witnesses and affidavits here from Louisville when the hearing: on the petition is held. The lawyers wanted the hearing conducted Friday but County Judge C. J. Gresham. fixed Saturday as the dag, not specifying the hour. After looking up the law Judge Gresham. said it was mandatory for him to take action on the writ. He -.said that the attorney general pmight obtain awrit of prohibition. however, to stophim from acting. Warden John B. Chilton, of the Eddyville penitentiary, named 'as a defendant in the action, announced that he had notified Attorney General Charles I. Dawson and commissioner of public institutions. Joseph Ebyers of the filing of the petition. ATTORNEY GENERAL DAWSON Says Thomas Entitled To Hearing In Lunacy Writ. Frankfort. Ky.. Jan. 31. Attorney General Charles I. Dawson, said today that he had received word from Eddyville that efforts were being made through habeas corpus proceedings to have Frank Thomas, sentenced to death for killing Lee Arbegust. released for a lunacy hearing. General Dawson said that t'e statutes provided that lunacy inouests could be held in such cases and that Thomas was entitled to a hearing. , Avert Danger of Break In Near East Parleys Laueanne, Jan. 31 (By the A. P.) The spirit of conciliation shown on all sides today prevented a rupture of the Near Eastern conference following formal presentation of the allied draft treaty to the Turks, and the mutual pood will manifested by the British, French and Italian delegations sidetracked any danger of a break in the allied front due to yesterday's developments. Marquis ' Curzon, the British foreign secretary, changed his plans for leaving Lausanne on Friday, and agreed to remain, together with his entire delegation, until Sunday night, meanwhile, efforts will be made by private negotiation to obtain accord on the disputed points in the treaty. Richard Washburn Child, who as chief American spokesman, delivered a striking address at today's meeting urging that .peace be signed as eoon as possible, has played an important, if not dominating part, both in harmonizing the conflicting views of the allies as to th time limit to be Riven the Turks and in convincing the Ottoman delegates that their national interests must be concluded without delay. Five -Thousand Petition For Commutation of Sentence Frankfort, Jan. 31 (By the A. P.) A petition bearing the names of approximately 5,000 residents of Kenton county was presented to Governor Morrow today by John T. Murphy, former member of the legislature, in an effort to secure commutation of the death sentence imposed on James Powers for the murder of Morris Lee, motion picture show proprietor. Lee was slain in, Covington and Powers was charged with the crime. The court of appeals recently denied Powers' petition for a rehearing after affirming the death sentence imposed by . the Kenton circuit court. FORESEES PEOPLES WAR OF FIRE AND ASPHYXIATION Brussells, Jan. 31. (By the A. P.) -"I am convinced if things go on as they are going, that within five years, or at the latest ten years, we shall have war" said Emile Vandervelde, socialist leader In the chamber of deputies in the course of debate today on plans to reorganize the Belgian army. "And what a war." The speaker continued. "It win be be between armies, but will be a peoples war of burning any" asphyxiation." INPLEMENT INDUSTRY IS STAGING BIG COMEBACK Washington, D. C. Jan. 31. Renewed indications of recovery in the agricultural Industry from the months .of depression were given in reports jnade public tonight by- tho federal reserve board which show that sales of farm Implements in December and January revealed a restoration of the buying powers of the farmers. December sales, according to the reports were more than double those of December 1921, and the increase were sustained in January. BERLIN AND SOVIET RUSSIA RATIFY HAPALLO TREATY Berlirtr Jan. 31. (By the A. P.) Ratifications of the -Rapallo treaty between Germany and Soviet Russia were exchanged today at thSj foreign office by Minister or Foreign Affairs Roseaberg and! the Soviet ambassador. M. Kres- OWENSBQRO, KYM THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 1, 1923 First Posed photograph Of York And Fiancee K J lb. 4 ' l'7 S v. l 1 This is tne first posed pnou., of the Duke of York. sec ond son of the British rulers, and his fiancee. Lady Elizabetb Bowes-Lyon, to reach America. It was made in London shortly after the announcementof their e ngagement. The marriage, it is thought, will take place in April, 1 GLUT GBIFFTTH BUYS OLD HOME Takes Over From His Brother Weir His Father's Place At $15,000. Clint Griffith, of New York, on his recent visit to Owensboro, bought of his brother, Weir Griffith, the old Clint Griffith ' homestead, in Griffith's avenue, for $15,000. In addition to the old home he bought eight acres remaining with the home place, but he already owned a few lots east and west of the homestead. It is believed that the purchaser Who has been successful in the tobacco business elsewhere, contemplates returning to Owensboro as his place of residence. He will make some improvements soon on the old home. Urges World Wide Limitations On Narcotics Washington. D. C Jan. 31. President Harding would be re-cuosted to urere a world-wide limitation of narcotic and habitrform-ing drug, production under a resolution introduced today by Chairman Porter of the house foreign affairs committee. "It is the imperative duty. of the United States to protect its people from the persistent ravages of habit-forming .drugs." - the resolution said, "and eff ective control can onlv be had 'by limiting production." - I Asserting that, present conditions arising from the use of narcotic drugs are due solely to production many times greater than is necessary, the resolution requests the president to urge un'on. the governments of Great Britain. Persia and Turkey, the immediate necessity, of limiting growth of ' the noppy and the production of opium and its derivatives exclusively to amount actually required for strictly medical and scientific pur. poses. It also requests them to urge upon the governments of Peru. Bolivia and the etherlands. the necessity of limiting the production of cocoa leaves and their derivatives to the end. Police Believe Young Would Be Suicide Desired To Become Drug Habit Martyr Chicago, Jan. 31 (By the A. P.) A desire to become a public "martyr" In the fight against drugs .prompted George E. P. Roth, 18 years high school senior, to shoot himself and then declare he was a drug victim police believe today after investigating the case. Shortly before shooting himself Roth sent a note to hia father by a friend, stating he had . acquired an unconquerable drug habit and that since last. October he. had obtained " drugs from a' peddler who catered to high -, school students of his school. Police, ' investigating , the case, declared Roth did not show the usual signs of the drug addict and later-an. interne at the hospital where he was taken said Roth .ad-, mitted to him that- he had not used drugs. A physician' examination showed that he had not used drugs to any noticeable extent. George E. P. Roth, .18 year old high echoo! senior, today "was-in a hospital here said by physicians to be near death from a bullet wound - self in-- flicted because, he told his father, he had formed an .unconquerable drug habit fthat ' had forced him from School ti 111 t'LlS, i f I 7 1 nulVd IA5ES For J. E. Bowling's Failure To Deliver Warehouse Company Stock To Him. A few days ago G. M. Taylor 1 filed suit against J. E. Doling, of Durham, N. C, for failure to deliver to him 195 shares of stock in the Owensboro Warehouse company, on which he had an option, and which were to go to him for $19,500. Mr. Boling delivered this stock to Mr. Taylor yesterday afternoon.- But this same block of stock, by documents held in the hands of R. L. Wilson, was also pledged to Mr. Wilson. Mr. Wilson has filed suit for $ 10,000 damages against Mr. Bowling for failure to deliver to him 195 shares of stock of th Owensboro Warehouse company. . Mr. Bowling formerly spent much of the winter season in Owensboro wMle interested in this warehouse. He is now district manager of the Cooperative Tobacco Marketing association, with headquarters at Durhanij N. C. Farm Loan Association Declares 8 Dividend Hartford. Ky., Jan. 31 The Hartford National Farm Loan association has declared a dividend of eight per cent. Officers elected for the coming year are: C. B. Car-den, president: H. W. Haynes, vice-president; Judge John B. Wilson, Hartford, secretary - treasurer; Messrs. M. B. Barnard, Route 3; D. E. Ward, Route 3, and J. A. Caldwell, "Beaver Dam, Route 2, members of loan committee; Lw M. Ward, Route 3: Thad Barnard, Route 2, and W. B. Campbelll. Hartford, alternate members of loan committee. udge Wilson was also elected official abstracter for the association. He has been serving in that capacity for the last two years and that he has given coniplete satisfaction is evidenced by his reelection as abstracter as well as his selection for the position of secretary-treasurer. and denied. him the privilege of graduating with his class tomorrow. He told his father that he bought . the drugs from a youth who stood outside the high school and peddled to , high school girls and boys. Police immediately started . search for. the peddler. Last October, Roth said, he virtually ceased attending ' school but managed to hide the fact from his parents by ' forging ; a report card. The craving for : drugs, he said, made it impossible for him o concentrate on his studies, ' "But I went around to the school every day and bought my dope," he explained, adding he used money taken from his father's pockets. -But that means of obtain-Ing -money he said soon proved inadequate to meet his growing desire for drugs. "And. tomorrow the old ; class ; graduates," he . said, "and- I wouldn't liave ' been there.". Armed with his father's revolver, Roth told how he departed from home "to kill the dope peddler that had started me out and then lintendedj to kill myself." But he did iot find the peddler ahd. early (today shot, himself.! nnn oni DUD VVILuUi i10.000. 05 .J. 0. TAKEN 8? DEATH AFTER BUSy LIFE Former Successful Citizen of Owensboro Who Con-tributed Much To Upbuilding of City. Col. Joshua D. Powers, once a most conspicuously successful citizen of Owensboro, died at his home in Louisville at 5:05 o'clock yesterday afternoon of the infirmities of age, being in his 79th-year. . Hia body will be taken to his old home at Hawesville, Ky., for burial, probably on Friday. The exact arrangements'" for the funer al have not been made ecause three of his sons living In remote parts of the United States have not been heard from. With Colonel Powers at the time of his death were his son, Col. Robert B. Powers, a retired army officer, and his wife. His other children are Stephen Powers, of Nogales, Ariz., Abner Powers, now At St. Petersburg, Fla., John Powers, of Lexington, Ky., Josh D. Powers, Jr., of Deane-field, Ky., Mrs. Hugh Kimbley, of Owensboro,. Mrs. Eugene Igleheart, of Indianapolis, and Thomas Powers, of New York. Colonel Powers' wife died in Louisville some years ago. Story of His Life Joshua D. Powers was born October 17, 1844, at Hawesville, Ky., being a son of Stephen and Emily (Shrader) Powers. His father was a native of Ohio county, Ky. Mr. Powers wag admitted to the bar in the fall of 1873 at Hawesville, and began the practice of law there. He located in Owensboro December 27, 1877, and soon formed a co-partnership with Judge G. W. Williams, also formerly of Hawesville. After the death of Judge Williams, Mr. Powers formed a partnership with the late J. - D. Atchison and the late Reuben A. Miller, under the firmname of Powers,-Atchison & Miller. In addition to hia law practice in ' Owensboro, he was prominnt in banking and business affairs. He was a director and vice president of the First National bank and always a close personal friend of the late president of that bank, Phil T. Watklns. Prseident of American Bankers In later years Mr. Powers became vice president and later president of the American Bankers' association, and was for many years a most conspicuous member of that notable organization. He moved to ' Louisville about fifteen years ago and became prominent in the financial and business affairs of that city. He was until a few years ago president of the Home Long Distance (Continued on Page Three.) Court Martial Trial For Soldier Bandits Newport News, Va., Jan. 31. Corporals John S. ' Wood and James Harvey, of the Fifty-eighth service squadron at Lang-ley Field, Va., will be tried by court martial on charges of stealing the post's payroll of $43,000 yesterday after kidnapping Captain Norman D. Cota, chief finance officer, his assistant and two guards in front of a bank at Hampton, it was announced tonight. Wood and Harvey, who were identified by the. captain and his four companions as the men who held up the pay party, are alleged to have told a board of Inquiry appointed by the post commandant today that "life was not worth living the way things -were going with us, and we decided to get some real money and have one real fling or get killed in the at-empt." All except $2,789.94 of the $43,000 had been recovered tonight. Lueder May Enter Chicago Mayor's Race r rrr Tan 51 t T)if iYta 4 T Candidacy of Arthur C. Lueder for mayor of Chicago to succeed William Hal Thompson, who has held the position eight years, gained momentum today with the announcement that his resignation as postmaster had been forwarded to W'ashington. Grant B. Miller,, .postoffice Inspector and acting postmaster at Cleveland, Ohio since last September, will be transferred to Chicago tomorrow, the anounce-ment said, to replace Mr. Lueder. GOVERNMENT MFST BAN TAX EXEMPT SECURTTES Washington. D. C, Jan. 31. (By the A. P.) The continued Issuance of tax exempt securities must be stopped or the federal government must find some substitute for its Sur taxes on income. Secretary Mellon declared tonight in a letter to Clarence U. -Kelsey, chairman of- the taxation committee to the chamber which will be taken up for consideration . at a meeting tomorrow. BOOTH TARKINGTON'S FATHER," 90, IS DEAD Indlanapols, , Ind., Jan. ; 80 John S. Tarkington, 90 years old. father of Booth Tarkington, noted Hoosler author, died at his borne here yesterday from pneumonia. Until ?ecent years the elder Tarkington practiced law here. He had been ill only a short time. BRITISH CABINET HA ACCEPTED U. S. PLAN 0, FUNDING BIG WAR LOA u Flapper" Legislator Miss Myrtle Cain, "Flapper" legislator, of St. Paul, Minn., with oher women members of the legislature, is planning a campaign for. the passage of bills and amendments providing for the granting of full rights and property privileges to- illegitimate children. Nearly Two and One Half Million Dollars Paid For 14,700,000 .Pounds of Unpooled Pryor. FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT LOOSE LEAF SALES - Pryor Sales Wednesday Owensboro 199,035 pounds for $35,759.87. Average $17.97. Lee Birk, 23,815 pounds for $4,169.30. Average $17.51. Equity Home, 65,150 pounds for $10,911.84. Average $16.75. Total Pryor, Wednesday, 288,000 pounds for $50,841.01. Average $17.65. Pryor Sales for January Owensboro, 3,212,145 pounds for $539,939.83. Av. $16.81. Lee Birk, 697,715 pounds for $113,126.53. Av. $16.21. Equity Home, 1,403,110 lbs., for $228,311.37. Av. $16.27. Total Pryor for January, 5,-312,970 pounds for $8S1,375.56. Average $16.59. Rurley Sates for January Total Burley for January, 69,290 pounds for $15,845.31. Av. $22.87. Pryor Sales for Season Owensboro, 8,665,950 pounds for $1,438,516.94. Av. $16.60. Lee Birk, 2,305,420 pounds for $367,783.39. , Av. $15.95. Equity Home, 3,752,690 lbs., for $597,653.76. Av. $15.93. Total Pryor for season, 14,-724,060 pounds for $2,403,-951.92. AV. $16.33. Where Thejw Sell Today Lee Birk and Owensboro warehouses opening, followed by Equity Home. Good prices and' a good market continued over the loose leaf floors on Wednesday, when 288,000 pounds1 of Pryor1 tobacco brought $50,841.01 to the growers, which averaged $17.65 the hundred pounds. Prices are holding up well and bidding among the buyers is said to be very spirited. The ' growers are -now being -favored with the best season they have had this year, and the rush of the non pooled tobacco ' market is expected to continue throughout this and the coming week. Leaf again sold high, many baskets sellincr at $40, while the top price of $45 was reached ata one of the houses. Only a email amount of Burley was offered which averaged $18.88. . . The January sales over the loose leaf floors were the best of any month this season as shown by the report of john Lyne, supervisor of sales. During the past month 5,312,970 pounds of Pryor tobacco sold over the floors at an average of $16.59, for which the growers were paid $881,375.56. Burley sales for the month totaled 69,290 pounds for $15,845.31, at an average of $22.87. The sales of the past three days over the loose leaf floors have caused the market to jump eleven cents on the hundred pounds in the season's average, the total sales of Pryor for the season amounting to 14,724,060 pounds for $2,403,951.92, at an average of $16.33. Total eale3 of Burley for the season, 150,275 pounds for $32,230.11, at an average of. $21.45. Total sales of both Pryor and Burley for the season. 14,875,335 pounds for $2,436,182.03. OHIO RIVER STAGES. Evansville, Ind., River: 36.2, rising. Cincinnati, . Jan. Jan, 31. River: 31. 19.7, rising; rain. 1 M&AI 5,090,000 POUNDS SOLD IN JANUARY BOOSTS ERIE Washington Openly Gi fied Believing It L Step Toward Breaf "Vicious Cycle of Woi Debts. Acceptance "In Princi But Needed Revisit WU1 Be Made QuicklyJ London, Jan. 31 (By the A P.) The cabinet council day with unexpected prom1,, tude and almost without further debate decided to accept the American terms for fund-, ing the British debt, and, so and if there are any reservations or counter proposals, they will probably become known only after the ambassador at Washington has communicated the British government's decision to the state department. That the cabinet shou'i have decided after praofcM ally only one sitting cause) general surprise, for although a decision was fully expected! before the expiration of thrl week, it had been supposed that it might entail possill two or three councils. Washington, D. C, Jan. 31. ( the A. P.) Advices announci the acceptance today by British cabinet of the Ante debt funding niggostions wer ceived by oficial Washin with undisguised satisfaction, feeling prevailed generally th step toward breaking the "vi, cycle of world debts" had taken., and that , the result- be a substantial improvement world conditions. On the basis of press dlspatc which were supplemented later a brief cable to the state del ment from Ambarsador Harvej1 London members of the An can Debt funding commission gan immediate preparation presenting the terms of the tative settlement to congress. Accept lu Principle. Some further negotiation 1 trij expected to be necessary, -ever, since according to Harvey's cable report, the Bri government agreed to the Ami can suggestion "in principle." what extent such an agreen may effect the suggestions car back to London by Stanley win, Chancellor of the Exche and his colleagues of the mis was not known tonight, but it believed in official circles the major questions of int rates and the plan for amor tion had been accepted by British without change. Members of the American cc1 mission appeared today to be vided as to the procedure to followed in submitting the qu tion of ratification of the agrt ment to congress. Some of the. including Secretary . Mellon, w is chairman and Senator Sm Republican, Utah, and Representative Burton, R publican, Ohio, were represented as urging immediate change. In the law broadening the commission's power so that it could complete the settle ment. Wants Congress To Vote. It was understood however, tha president favored action by gress on a resolution by which could vote either to accept jeot the settlement most provisions of which are the present foreign debt ing act. The American suggest! ed for final payment of the $7,000,000,000 debt in sixt years with interest rates of percent for the first ten years three and one half percent ther after, and an amortization rate one percent of the principal a nually. The law prescribes an Intere rate of four and one quarter P1 cent and payment in twenty-f years, and congressional actl some kind, therefore would necessary before the settlen could become actua"y operative Plan New Rill Senator Smoot, and Mr. Burt were understood today to have gun the preparation of a bil give the commission the aut ity deemed necessary with expectation of presenting It however. indicated that would oppose changes in at this time but jheir vie cd to be that they would oppose acceptance of the B agreement to pay. Members of the commission night emphasized the need getting .something done at (Continued on Page Sevvf THIS IS TnURSDAI wane up your mina to those odds and ends that 11 up the home this week Phf a .want ad 'to the fice this morning, before. forget- about it far as known tonight, without J reservataions of any kind. f Xo official statement has! been issued beyond the mere announcement o acceptanceV

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