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CLARKES DENY I BANK FRAUDS 3 Brothers, Whose N. Y. Con cern Failed for $5,000,000, I Surrender; Face 2 Trials. New York, July 19. (A.P.) The three Clarke brother, whose grandfather founded 83 year ago the , private bank that failed for S5.000,-O00 under thefr management, today surrendered to the police, were finger-printed, photographed for the rogues' gallery, arraigned In the ptale court, and then released with their ball doubled what it had been before. With John F. Boiiker, their part-tier of a little less than a year, they pleaded not guilty today before Judge Cornelius F. Collins In general sessions to an Indictment returned yesterday by the New York county grand Jury, charging them with having accepted deposits efter they knew their bank was Insolvent. Each Gives $50,000 Bond. Trial was set, over the protests tof their attorney, for next Wednesday. July 24. They are scheduled to go to trial in the federal courts juiv 29. The three Clarke, James Rae, Philip L. and Hudson. Jr., who already had posted S25.000 bail each niter their indictment by the fed- ral grand jury, had to obtain $25,-000 more apiece before they were released today. This was furnished fcy a surety company. Bail for Bouker, who waived Immunity and appeared before the r-ounty grand Jury, was reduced to 45.000 in the state courts. In fed-. eral court he wa obliged to fur- nlsh the eame amount a the ' Clarkes. Promise To Answer Questions. A hearing before John L. Lyttle, referee In bankruptcy, adjourned . today until .Monday afternoon, a,t which time the Ciarkes, who here-' tofore on advice of counsel have '. been reticent about their business deals, have promised to answer all ' question put to them. fRUSSlXWOULDPAY i WAR DEBT TOILS. Recognition by America Vital, Says Soviet Commissar. Moscow, July 19. (A. P.) Jan Rudzutak, who next to Joseph Stalin I the most influential political figure in Soviet Russia today made a number of notable and Important utterances to American correspondents. He declared that Russia thought the. Kellogg pact more precious than the loss of even $10,000,000 Involved in the seizure of the Chinese Eastern railway. He also said the Soviet government was ready to end or to receive official or unofficial commissions on equal terms to discuss all condition of rojognl-tion by either the United States or .Great Britain, and disclosed that the latter government already had offered re-establishment of normal diplomatic and trade relation on certain conditions. The Russian government had not yet formulated - It reply. British recognition would not necessarily, he thought, influ-' ance the American attitude. His government was prepared, he aid. to settle the $187,000,000 debt ' of the late Kerensky government either In money, good or by lease of concessions. He believed some practical formula to settle the debt could be found. The Soviet government does not recognize, how-aver, debt of the czarist government on principle. Rudzutak said American recognition was essential to the economic development and prosperity of Soviet Russia, and that relation between the two countries could not logically be based on casual commercial transactions, even though these amounted to $100,000,000 annually. The relations must rest on permanent diplomatic basis. He declared the Soviet government to be prepared to discuss terms of settlement of all outstanding questions between the two countries, even with unofficial representative of the 'American government if Washington chose to eend them here in that capacity. The Soviet wa equally prepared to dispatch a commission to the United ftates, but the invitation must come from Washington. CET fZl.000 LOOT. New Orleans, July 19 (U. P.) Hx bandits held up a bank truck here today, expelled its guard and driver and drove away in it with 21.000 cash and eecurltle of the Hibernia Bank and Trust company. 82,782 PEOPLE arc the TQjetroit Automobile ffMub This Club is the people who belong to it. It is not a corporation for profit, there are no stockholders it is just people who pay $10 yearly to help themselves and their community. A great part of these people maintain this Insurance Exchange at the Club, at no profit to anyone but themselves they secure the best insurance and receive back as savings what would be the profit in an ordinary insurance company thete tavingt returned to the intured member i have now reached the mammoth turn of $2,170,455. You, too, may join with these responsible and careful motor car owners. Phone the nearest Club office for information. Detroit Automobile Inter-Iniurance Exchange JOHN J. RAMSEY. Mmmgw line D. WMm, Uvmri H. Himm mmi C. Vmm Hum, Atfrmmy-afmmt At Detroit Automobile Club AhPtA KAIAMAZOO ALKIO lAN$lG BATTI t CnttK MOffO fO H AUK) KILtt COt DW All U rtOVTK lACKLOH FOHTIAC WHERE TROOPS ARE LINING UP i-oCWIT SIBERIA Russian troop are reported to have Invaded Manchurinn territory at Manchull (Indicated by arrow). LIST AMERICAN TOURIST KICKS Continued From Page One, had been parked suffered a bent spare wheel and fender. In spite of the fact that parking 1 prohibited on provincial highways, the tourist was asked for $100 surety. Not having the $100, he was asked how much money tie had. When he stated that $25 wa the amount lr hi possession, they took that and he was instructed to return later with the rest. Several additional complaints have reached the auto club slnc the beginning of the tourist season. Ferguson to Investigate, Toronto, July 19. fA. P.) Complaint of unfair treatment to automobile tourists by police in western Ontario are to be investigated by Premier G. H. Ferguson. "Instructions have been issued to all highway officer that courtesy Is to be their first consideration," he said today, "and if they find some one whose only offense is exceeding the speed limit, they have been told to warn him. and do the courteous thing with him." The premier said that roadside collection of fines I Improper and if any officer ha improperly Imposed a fine and collected money the officer will be dealt with and the fine returned. Complaint of discrimination against tourist have come both from American and Canadian. W. G. Robertson, ccretary of the Ontario Motor league, asserted that the unfair fining of tourist was due to effort to increase the revenue and enrich the magistrates and constables of the municipalities. Says Road Fines Aid Visitors; . Equal Bail and Court Costs London, Ont., July 19. (A. P.) Collection of roadside fine from violators of traffic law in Middlesex county and western Ontario wa termed today by County Magistrate C. W. Hawkshaw a "merely ar consideration hown to visiting Americans." Ttia fines thus collected, the magistrate said, were In effect bail money equal to Uie nne ana court, cost which the arrested motorist msy forfeit Instead of appearing in court. ' Tnl nolle unit rrnvn officials today said they would welcome Premier Ferguson' promised investigation into charges of discrimination on the part of highway officer against American tourists. Gets Divorce From Pastor, Ex-Athlete Philadelphia. July 19 (U. P.) Mrs. Constance La Boiteaux San-gree, of Bryn Mawr, ha been granted a divorce from Rev. Carl McPhaet Sangree, former star athlete of Haverford college here and pastor of tha First Congregational church of Litchfield, Conn. The decree was signed her Wednesday. Some two month prio to the filing of her petition, Mrs. Sangree' husband filed a $250,000 suit against Dr. L. Pierce Clark, of New York, author and neuropsychiatrist, alleging alienation of her affections. SIOUX MAIDEN WINS BEAUTY CONTEST Hot Springs, 8. D., July 19. (K. P.) The name of Miss Tah-Mak-Kak-Chee or "Miss Original America" was won by Evelyn Coffey of Martin. S. D., a Sioux maiden, her last night in what wa declared to be the coun-try1 first Indian beauty contest Tribal costume rather than bathing suits were worn. ror HV0 ROYAL OAK sr jostm sriitcii rDOTTt tfilLAHTI CHINA ffijj SAYS SOVIET WANTS PEACE Continued From rage One. los of revenues of the Chinese Eastern railway and the suspension of trade relations. Russia, he said, had no intention of declaring war on China. At the eame time troop move ment on both sides of the Slberian- Manchurian frontier were reported In full progress but no authentic information was avauaDie mat. either country had Invaded the other. Stlmsod Points to Fart. Osaka dispatches from Harbin said that the Russians had assumed the offensive and taken the railhead border cities on both ends of the Chinese Eastern, while Peip-Ing dispatches reported an unsuccessful Russian effort to cross the Amur river into Manchuria. Neither report was confirmed elsewhere and official circle In Moscow denied the 0-aka dispatches. In connection with the reported threat- of war in Manchuria, Sec retary of State Stimson In Washing ton called to tne attention or. rotn the Soviet and Chinese government the fact that they are signatories of the Kellogg anti-war pact. Russians Take Border Cities. Osaka. Japan, July 19. (A. P.) The Harbin correspondent of the Osaka Asahl telegraphed hi paper today that the Russians had assumed the offensive and had captured the border cities ot Pag-ranlchnaya and Manchull. pogranlchnaya and Mancnuit are border point, the former about 150 mile north of Vladivostok and the latter a thousand miles away across Manchuria. Both are key positions to the Chinese Eastern railway, but the significance of their occupation is believed to be of political rather than of military importance. Manchull 1 definitely in Man churia, being about 10 mile from the border. Pogranichnaya, accord ing to available atlases, I on the Russian side of the border and the us of the word "capture" by the Osaka Asahl correspondent presumably would mean that the Rus sians had expelled the Chinese there and taken over the place and con trol ot the railway and administra tion. Gun Boat Gather on Amur. Toklo, July 19. (A. P.) The Ren go News Agency relayed from Harbin a Chinese report that four Soviet gunboats had appeared at the confluence of the Amur and Sungari rivers on the northeas boundary of Manchuria and that three Chinese gunboat were sent to reinforce the three already in that vicinity. The Soviet consulate staff has completed withdrawal from Pogran ichnaya. Eleven Soviet plane made a demonstration flight over tha border town today. Uneasy on League Statu. .Paris, July 19. XA. P.) Consid erabla anxiety began to make Itself felt In international circles today over the Manchurian situation. A Indication of Europe's uneasiness was seen In the visit of Russian Ambassador Dovgalevsky and Chinese Minister Kao Lu to Foreign Minister wrlana of France. Since Russia Is not a member of the league, the Geneva organization would be confronted with a delicate situation In attempting to mediat between Russia and China. Thl responsibility is Incumbent on M. Adatchi, Japanese ambassador France, who as acting president of ine council ot tn league must Initi ate any steps taken. If the league should open an Investigation into the Slno-Itussian situation, Russia under article of the covenant would be Invited temporarily to accept the obllga lions oi league membership. If Russia refused and resorted t war against China, she could be sub jected to the provision of article 14. Thl article provide for severance or trade and financial relation by all members of the league and even for such punitive measures as menv ber state feel they could con tribute to. Soviet Block League, Report. Berlin, July 19. (A. P.) Moscow report reaching here by way of Kovno, Lithuania, declare that the Soviet government I determined to reject any attempt by the League of Nation to mediate its dispute with unina. , Hearings Aug. 1 On 2 Air Lines Washington. July 19 (A. P.) A hearing on the feasibility of air lines between New York and St. Louis and from St Louis via Tulsa to r-allas and Fort Worth was set for August 1 today by the Interde partmental committee on airways. In announcing the hearing the com mittee refrained from specifying anv particular route between Mw York and St Louis, saying it preferred to maintain an open mind on the subject and permit all cltiej along the proposed routu to present their views. Andrew Hild, Long a Contractor, Dies Andrew Hild, carpenter contrac tor for more than BO years, died yesterday at his home. 3544 Orleans street, after an Illness that began six months ago. He wa 79 year old. He wa born in Heldenbergen, Germany, and came to Detroit at the age of 20. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Andres Hild; two daugh ters. Mrs. Mary Junga and Mr. Verona Becker; two sons, Christo pher and Andrew Hild. Jr.. 19 grandchildren and flv great-grand children. Funeral service will be held Monday at 9:30 in Sacred Heart church, Rivard and Elliott streets. Burial will be In Mt Olivet DAWES CALLS OS DIKE. London. July 19. (A. P.) United State Ambassador Charles. G Dawes and Mrs. Dawes were re ceived today by the Duke and Duchess of York, at their horn at 145 Piccadilly. ROOF HAMMOCK BED COSTS MAN HIS LIFE Spec.' rnm 1im snd Chl'Ma TrtMm New Yora. July 19. His habit of sleeping in a hammock on the roof of the six-stnrv apartment house In which h lived, cost Peter Donahue, II year old. hi life early today. His widow found hi crushed body In th yard below at daybreak. Police believe lie walked la hi sleep, for the hammock ws ret up fix feet from the roofs d. THE DETROIT TREE PtESS 3 WOMEN HELD ASDISTILLERS Continued From Fnge One. sons, and the wife of one, were (he others arrested. The latter were Mr. and Mrs. E. Long and Lester Long Two Get Lecture. The two women arrested in Tex-arkana on the Texas side. Dot Benson, 20, and Mrs. Bonnie Fulmer, were soundly lectured by G. W. Ragiand, justice of the peace, wflen they were arraigned before him on charge of possessing liquor. "I'm tired of women appearing before me and begging for mercy simply because they are women, be said. "From now on I'm going to treat them a men. Tbev smoke cigarettes, hold men' job and otherwise act as men." Bail Denied Federal Agents Held in Oklahoma Murder Tecumeeh. Okla.. July 19. (A P.) State District Judge Hal Johnston today denied bail to W. W. Thomason, fedral prohibition agent, and Jeff D. Harris, "undercover man," held for trial on murder charge growing out of the shooting of James Harris and Oscar Lowery. farmers, In a liquor raid July 4. Thomason and Harris sought to obtain their release from jail on a writ of habeas corpus. The application wa denied. Ohio Slayer Goes To Electric Chair Columbus, Ohio, July 19. (A. P.) Rodney Ford, of Cincinnati, condemned slayer of Marshal' Peter Dumele, of Nerth College Hilt wa electrocuted in Ohio penitentiary tonight He went to the electric chair at 8:37 and was pronounced dead three minutes later. in O m. baotrr ft Mrtti ToaACceCo. . . Jn the air it's Q K.I 'LL r.. r" f , ' z L e,v ; . vA1 SATURDAY, JULY PRICE OF FOOD 58 PCT. HIGHER THAN IN 1913 Detroit Lead's Increase From May 15 to June 15 With 3 Pet. Washington, July 19 A. P.) The retail price of food in the United State increased 1 per cent between May 15 and June 15, and ha advanced 53 per cent since June 15, 1913. This was announced today by the department of labor which reported that. potato prices led the advance during the month ending June 15, with an increase of 15 per cent Strictly fresh eggs ranked secon.1 with an advance of 7 per cent and oranges jumped 6 per cent to take third place. The greatest decrease was reported for cabbage, which was 8 per cent cheaper. Onion dropped 5 per cent, lamb, hen and flour 2 per cent. During the month Increases were reported in 44 of the 51 cities from which statistics were obtained. Butte and Detroit led the advance with 3 per cent, while decreases were announced for Richmond, Rochester, Boston, Houston, Little Rock, Louisville and New Orleans. PHONE COMPANY'S SALE IS ASKED SANCTIONED Spil to The Free Pre,,. Washington, July 19. Application has been made to the Interstate Commerce commission by the Leelanau Mutual Telephone company, operating In and around Northport, Mich., and by the Michigan Bell Telephone company, to authorize the acquisition of the Leelanau company by the Bell company at a purchase price of $6,200. The transaction has already been approved by the Michigan Public Utilities commission If. A' -JV a cigarette it's 1 ERFECT BALANCE is as vital to good cigarette making as to brilliant exploits in the air.' Through quality and balanced variety of tobaccos, through blending and cross-blending, the standard Chesterfield method, you get mildness without flat ness, richness without over-sweetness, and an enticing spiciness of aroma and taste. Chesterfield offers what ninety -nine out of a hundred smokers want: " TA S T E above everything " hesterfield. FINE TURKISH and DOMESTIC ub.cccs, not only BLENDED but CROSS.8LENDED PARIS TORUSH VOTE ON DEBT i Decides Ratification Must Be Approved in Senate by Tuesday. - Pari, July 19. (A. P.) The Polncare government this afternoon decided the ratification bill for the Mellon-Berenger accord must be voted in the chamber in time to be sent for vote In the senate on Tuesday next at 3 p. m. The government has consequently asked the chamber to sit without recess except for meal and sleep until the bill has- come to a vote. Political observer expected the final ballot on the text of the bill itself would be reached late Saturday night or during an early morning session Sunday. FELLOWSTUM ON AIRPORT BID Continued From Page One. than the low bid for the structure out of common brick and consider ing alternates, accepting some alter nate materials and eliminating others, the low bidder would appear to be low. Fellows said the purpose of the studj was to determine the best building obtainable for $1,000,000. It has aLo been figured that a heating plant may be necessary and this would come in addition to the low general bid and the steel. Figuring the cost of such a plant at (150,000, the estimate will probably exceed the $1,000,000 appropriation. Fellows expect to have his recommendation ready by Monday. LIFE IS SAVED BY AUTO HORN Crash Victim Rouses People in Nearby - Farmhouse. Spedsl to Free Prees and Chicago Tribune. Goshen, IniL, July 19. John Martin, 25 years old. of Osceola, saved his life by blowing hi automobile horn for half an hour after he had been pinned under the wreckage of his car. The continued sounding of Martin's horn brought help from a nearby farm house. BALLOONRACE IS ANNOUNCED Continued From Page One. are apt to carry the first place winner and second place winner in opposite directions. Careful study of the landings of the various com peting balloons will afford an inter esting speculation on the force of currents at the various altitudes. All balloons, filled with the helium gas, will be furnished to the contestants by The Free Press. Other persons, who wish to experiment with helium, may purchase helium filled balloons at Detroit store, which will be supplied with them. All youngsters, under 16 years of age, both girls and boys, are urged to watch Sunday's Free Press for the detailed announcement of the race. REBEL CHIEFS EXECUTED. Mexico City, July 19. A. P.) Special dispatches from Villa Ocampo Michoacan. said that rebel chiefs Primitovo Jimenez and Jose Sanchez were executed by a firing squad yesterday after summary court martial. They were captured a few day ago. Taste "n?T,V MILD U.S. EXPENSES ARE TO SOAR Continued From Page One. ernmsnt department also showing Increases due to natural growth to keep pace with population and social needs. The expected increase lrt naval expenditures was attributed to extended aviation, the new cruiser construction and capital ship replacement program, but some hope for a decrease in this rilrantin,. -- held out If there is a reduction in naval armament The Increase.) army expenditures were due to the aviation nroerram anH rh,,i;-. - - i u .vuuiUtl. nf mmrrera u h 1 1 a th . ' ........ wio nii:iraMl postal deficit was attributed to lower mciTMtn wages, and decreased hours of employment. The public works expenditures Include river and harbors improvements flood control and constructing Boulder Canyon dam, publle buildings and public roads. A further increase was expected in this item. President Hoover, asked today if. In the light of these facts, he proposed to name any more commissions, replied "I certainly do" declaring he considered this the best method of determining the facts on any public question and that he Intended to follow this nnlirv throughout him l.rm l He said, however, he had no more specmc commissions in mind at this time. s SAVES STARVING CAT. Kansas City, Mo., July 19. (U p ) Police officer have saved humsn live with less monetary profit and praise than has been accorded Detective Harry Hirsch, who defied the law to rescue "Volstead," a starving cat from a padlocked saloon here. Out of thousands of letter received from cat lovers Hirsch has gleaned $23 in thanks offerings. ..and yet THEY SATISFY

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