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PiUCK FIVE CENTS
VILLA FINALLY BECOMES
EXPRESSES DESIRE TO RKTI RX
TO PRIVATE" LIFE
Ends Career A lUndit Which For
Years Made Him Idol of Mex
STATUE OF LINCOLN
FOR NEW EXPEDITION
UNVEILED IN LONDON
FUGITI VE FOR
I WILL START OX Kl VK YEARS'
.R(;i: CROWD ATTKXDS AMI
OYACJK INTO SORT H
ON OIL TERMS
Spending Two Weeks In Nome Buy
Lloyd Oeorfce Who fave tsT h of
ing Provision For Cruise
.' . Takes 3 Men
Acceptance Pays Many Tribute
! To Hero
i a a . -sm sy rr ft : . i i 7 v i i t i i i t i i i
NOME. Alaska. July 28 Roald
Atm a inr fAnntpaflnii Amundsen. Norwegian explorer, will
" .. . Z. K.l" I remain- In Nonte for two weeks and
and eliminate Competition tnen ni pteer his vessel into the
YYOlCn lulgni . rOSSlDly idition. he announced today. Amund
ren arrived m .Nome last eriums
i from Slodge island, where the. Maud
AGREEMENT TO APPLY-
TO ALL POSSESSIONS
Plan to Get Concessions . in
., Roumama and Divide"
lies anchored. The two weeks will
be occupied in provisioning the ship
for her long rulse, . the explorer
paid. 4- ' .- -" '
: The Maud, which sailed from Nor
way in 1918. arrived at Sledge is
land. 1 5l miles front, here, five days
ago hut because of: storms was on
able to make this point. She will
remain at her present' anchorage for
several daya. -
.Hundreds of telegrams from alt
parts of the world were waiting for
. i . - - . ? s . - -
Amunosert w nn n arrival urre
He announced- that a mimber of
members of the Maud's crew would
be discharged here and the vessel
would resume her vovage In the nor
thern oetan with only three other
men beside himself aboard.
" The Maud is a three-roasted ship
and carries 300 tons of puppliea.
EAGLE PASS, Tex.. July 28.
Francisco Villa, bandit idol of the
Mexican peon, and for years a menace
to governments his country through
out northern Mexico, is entrained to
night 'with hismen for Torreon to
take the first steps toward his en
trance once more to private Mexican
citizenship, a consequence of his ne
gotiations with the de La Huerta
government, concluded at Sabinas to
Advices from Sabinas told also the
terms under which Villa agreed in the
words of General Eugenio Martinez.
commander of the Torreon military
r 1 TUMI a I on' to - Baomiiun io ins ae la
reW nationalists Willing ,10 I Huerta government In recognition of
All rm,nv nnt;An ; stability and hi desire lo retire
""V" . " P"? I to private life and abide by laws of
Dominion Home Rule Coming
Into Favor in Irish Political
Circles May Be Ultimate
EVEN SOME SINN FEIN
WASHINGTON'. July 28. France
and Great Britain, according to infor
mation tonight from an authoritative
source, have concluded an afreement
In connection with oil supplies de
signed, to secure international coop
eration .and to'eiiminate'eorapetitinn
which might give rise to friction be
tween them, f ..
'Provisions of the agreement. It Is
understood, extend to all countries
where oil interests of the two nations
can be usefully' united or might be
iu tuiiiiiti. ii ucais 111:0.117 Willi In ,f nr
the French and British crown C6lo-1 OOUinCITi ,YV Oman S League IS
nif aim proviues- co-operauon in
connection with commercial conces-
t WOMEN &
fflons to develop oil wells In Rumania.
Afcia Minor, Galicia. and the terri
tories of the old Russian empire.
Tfcere is a proviso permitting exten-1
sion to other countries by mutual
In connection with commercial eon
cessions In Rumania, .'- the - govern
ments agreed not to compete, but to
enter into common negotiations when
their nations -desire to establish oil
rights there. They also agree that in
connection with oil concessions and
snares belonging to former , enemy
Opposed to .Woman
T ' i n pi " 1.1 " - , , :
f NASHVILLE, Tenn., fJnly 28,
Governor Cox was requested "today
to grant a hearing to the women f
the south on 'questions of ""state
rights and . party honor. in a mes
sage sent by the Southern Woman's
league for ''rejection of the Snsan H.
The message declared "houie lov
ing women of the south, who do not
picket, card Index or blackmail can
didates anneal to von to grant us a
Subjects or, bodies in , Rumania, and I beating, not on woman suffrage but
sequestrated by the Rumanian gov-1 on two fundamental principles, ttate
rights ana party honor.'-'
i The' 'appeal -was made, the mes-
iga aaid. ' because 1t n-a propoid
i to "bring about political conscription
of our womanhood and destruction of
southern civilization by using feder
al patronage andspafty pressure to
coerce legislators rof Tennessee into
violating their oaths of office . and
ernment they! will support their rep
resentative .'nationals in common ne-
gotiatlons Entered into with the gov
ernment of Rhmania'for acauisitlon
of iucd property. !st i
Sharet and interests; belonging to
former enemy, companies' and cor
porations that can be secured "by such
joint action Will be divided fifty pe their Btate's constitution
cent eacn tq urmsn and rencn m- , .The Democratic .suffrage plank
terests. .. . , 1 I , . ' ' i was declared to condemn the women
In companies formed to undertake of the vomei of the south and the
exploitation of these toncesslons, na- majority of the women of th 3 coun
tionals of the two J coountries will try. without a hearing and was eaae
have equal voting power As well as acterized as a "studied insult to the
equal proportions of the 'capital sub- women of the south." Implying a de
scribed and 'equal representation on sire to read out of the party -the
the executive board. ? eouth because it opposed ratifica-
Tha governments, also agree they lion." .'"" . s
will support their respective nationals Governor Cox was entreated to ex
la any effort they may make to ob- tend to Southern women "st-eklng
tain nmmi.i n.tmirtm onncoi. neither votes nor J of ficei", fair con-
tlons and export facilities in Russia
and In any territory which, as the re
ult of the" war, may have been de
tached from Russia..: ' c :
As to Mesopotamia.' the agreement
provides if the oil fields there are de
sideratum before casting his lofwith
a ."small group of picket, whose
chosen symbol Is" a badge represent
ing their jail terms for persecuting
a Democratic president." . - ,
velopedby Great Britainthe British t f hearing will be granted
, l course, said uovernor uox. on
nominees Will receive 25 per cent ofl,ln ,nrnmeu, tniht the a-
the net output of crude oil at cuirent cciated PrFS or dispatches statTng
prices. Should a Franco-British com
mercial - company or corporation be
ased to develop the oil fields, it is
agreed that whila the control will be
- British, a Bhare of 25 per cent In
tuch a company will be placed at the J Reived
disposal 01 me r rencn government.
that the "southern women s leagu
tor rejection of- the Susan B. Anth
cny amendment" were, asking him
tor a hearing.
The governor Bald he had not yet
the organization s tele
gram. , v. . ,,: - . .
plIBI.IN. July 2S. Renewed ac
tivity is apparent in Irl.-h political
circles favoring dominion home rule
as a satisfactory Fettleinent. In ad
dition lo Kir Horace Plunkett's do
minion league, which makes a new
appeal for funds, many Irishmen are
prompted by Premier Lloyd George's
announcement to press, forward a
plan differing from the dominion
!eague by agreeing to allow the Ul
ster counties to vote themselves out.
- Nationalists who hitherto violent
ly opposed this course as being a
partition of Ireland, have come
round to favor It and have the sup
port of the Freeman's Journal.
which in recent months under a new
proprietorship could not be distin
guished from the Sinn Fein organs.
In agreeing to accept county op
tion, torilster,- important , groups
have met both of the premier's in
dispensable conditions. The crux of
the situation Is the attitude of the
Sinn Fein leaders, who continue to
repudiate all compromises.
But the story circulated privately
that Eamonn De Valerahas sent
word that a dominion settlement
should be accepted and that several
leading Sinn Feiners believe this to
be the best policy, though not gen
erally . credited. Is responsible to
some extent for the more sanguine
outlook. ,: ;. - : ' . .,. : . : .
The only , terms on which Sinn
Fein leaders are 'willing to meet the
premier, it is declared, embrace re
cognition of Ireland as Independent.
LOUISVILLE. KyJ July 28. Spe
cific action by the united States gov
ernment to Bolve the Japanese I rami
gration question in California is
deemed necessary i by Congressman
King Swope of Kentucky, who has
just returned after an investigation
on the Pacific coast as a member of
the house committee on immigration
Mr. Swope. as chairman of a sub
committee of the house' committee.
went deeply Into conditions rn South
era California and In a statement to
night said "this country has reached
a point where we should not permit
any unassimilable race to fill up -our
Pacific coast states or any other
state " .
He said the entry of any or all Ja
panese should ; be predicated on
their ability and desire to become
real. loyal, patriotic Americans.
' Important legislation ' enacted . by
the nxt session of; congress will be
based upon the committee's report
when it assembles Rin ; Washington.
he said. .
Posse Made Up Partially of
Indians "Chief Tall;
Fattig, Young Jackson Coun
ty Farmer, Surrenders to
Portland Authorities After
Three Years in Wilds
BROTHER CHARLES HAS
NOT BEEN FOUND YET
Had Conscientious Principles
Against fulling- reilow
Reichilaz. Accepts Terms
Given in Spa Conference
' BERLIN. July 28. The relchsUg
today by an overwhelming majority
approved the "agreement made re
cently by the government at Spa with
the representatives of the entente.
The resolution approving the Spa
agreement was presented jointly by
the three coalition parties and the
majority socialists. It declared "that
the reichstag duly appreciated the
motives , which, actuated stbe govern
ment in signing the agreements at
"Spa."'. ; ".- -
The resolution' was oppo.sed anly
by the nationalists and independent
A resolution presented by the In
dependent' aoclalists demanding Im
mediate nationalization of the coal
field tr as supported only by the two
oclalist factions. : . f :; ; -
A government statement read by
Foreign; Minister ; Simons urged a
ltponementf of 'active socialization
"ntii the special commission now in
stigating the Issue makes concrete
PENDLETON. Or.. July 28. Two
men lielieveo to be members of the
band who f escaped from the eo"ny
jail here lat Sunday after kliUng
Sheriff Til Taylor were seen late to
day by a passing railroad train crew.
sluing on the bank' of Meachara
crek. some 20 miles from hre. Ore
man was said to he wearing a white
handkerchief tied around his heat.
and meml-ers of the .train ere-
thought he v,as Hart, the alleged
Indian player of .Taylcr.
Following rcelpt of the report
here a pise left hurriedly, dei-lln-
ing to disclose Its'destfaation. They
had not returned op to a late hour.
Among the possement touay attempt
ing to trail the fugitives were three
Indians, headed by Glen Bnshee,
known to his "tribe as Chief Tall
Pine, who had been a friend of Hart
and Oweus- leader of the jailbreak-
ers. ',- ; '." I
Besides the repprt made by the
railroaders today numerous evane
scent clues cropped up from time to
time, but the offk-rrs-here said hat
none proved reliable upon Investtga-
tm.1" ..." :
The posse, following a supposedly
hot trail. for the Umatilla jail 'n-
gitlves up McKay reek all of today
came la a halt. 1 miles upstream.
and found that their dogs had been
after, not the escaped prisoners, out
two boys who were In eastern Oregon
looking for work. The posaemen
round the boys swimming hi th
creek. The McKay creek lead had
been considered one of the most
promising of the hunt.
congratulates nesoiute on
Victory Over Worthy Antagonist
Italian Makes Millions in Un
usual Business -Pays Big'
BOSTON. July 28. The accounts
of Charles PonzL dealer in, inter
national postal coupons, who has ob
tained everfcl million of dollars from
the public on his promise to pay 50
per cent profits, will5 be audited by
county i.i and federal authorities.
Cnlted States Attorney Gallagher an
nounced today the audit would be
made to learn whether his business
was solvent, and whether: bt Juggl
ing of International stamps Involved
anyrielation of federal laws. Ponzi
has estimated his total liabilities at
$3,000,000.? and says h has $18.
000.000 to meet them. Ho came from
I talv a few years ago with only
MARION. O.. July 2S. A el
gram commendiuK the yacht Keaolute
for her victory in the international
races was sent to the New York
Yacht club todaykb7 Senator Hard
ine. It said:
Wmtlmrnrr Trv in (Imt I "Along with all your fellow Am-
" ttrier J Ty lO Ul I ericans. I want to extend my rongt-
f nnfrnl a! ft7f 1 rut I uiarions on the ylcioty or Kesoiuie.
v. v. i....A The defender won ovr B t,,.
and 'over one of 'lie nest sportsmen
ST. PAUL. Minn., July 28. West
ern delegates to the annual conven
tion of the National' Federation of
Business and Professional Women's
clubs.' suffered a setback tonight in
their fight for control of the conven
tion when the executive committee
reversed its 'former decision to allow
voting, of proxies from organizations
other than those represented by dele
gates. The plan to permit voting of prox
ies was sponsored by the western
group headed by Miss Gail Laughlin
of San Francisco, president of the
federation. It would' have placed
control of the sessions in their hands.
His statement i also set
forth that . an attempt to confiscate
fne mines at this tlmei would create
Germany was seeking to evade or de- Johnson Mast Be Treated
ay fulfillment of the obligations as
umed at Spa. ,
Like Prisoner Not Guest
' 1 JttllOX MEN LEAVE.
PORTLAND. July 28 World war
'eterans of Portland, 200 strong,
i'l leave tomorrow on a special
"Mo for Astoria where they will
"end the annual convention of the
"nerican r(nn PrMlr anri Catnr.
CHICAGO. July 28. Jsck John
son, neero pugtusc. va3 removea
from the county jail at.JolIet today
and transeferred to Geneva - follow-
In reports he had, been taken out
automobile riding yesterday by Sher
iff Newklrk of Joliet. District Attor
ney CHne ordered the removal and
notified Sheriff Claude Poole at
Method of Selecting
; V League Court Given
BOSTON. July 28. Details of the
method whereby members of the
proposed world court of Justice will
be selected, based on private advices
from The Hague, were made public
by the world 'peace foundation to
night. .This method was decided on
by -the commissioa of jurists, of
which Elihu Roet was a member,
which met recently at The Hague un
der appointment by the council of
the league of nations. '
PORTLAND. Ore.. July 28. Al
fred Fattig. aged 27. a farmer of
Jackson county. Oregon, an alleged
draft evader, was lodged In jail here
tonight, following his surrender to
the authorities after having been
fugitive for three years In the moun
tains of Southern Oregon Meat of
animals which he killed and berries
which he found were Fattlg's food,
he said. He started away with 1000
rounds of ammunition but when he
surrendered he had only half a dozen
cartridges. Lonliness which became
unbearable forced him to surrender,
he said. ,
According to his story as told
told . Charles Reames. assistant
United State attorney, Fattig and
his brother Charles fled after filing
their questionaires ia 1917,- because
they held conscientious scruples
against killing their fellow men.
"When we decided that we could
not be soldiers because of our prin
clples against killing we prepared for
fleeing to the mountains, said Fat
tig. "We took clothing, salt, matches,
weapons and ammunition. We ear
ried a prospector's pan and pretended
to be prospectors when we occasion
ally met prospectors or miners In the
mountains, wmcn wain t orten.
"Once since we 'left I returned
home. I saw my mother In Febru
ary 1918 and then went oacc to tne
mountains. About Cbrlstmai in 1918
we heard from an old miner that the
war was over. '
"Always we kept moving, summer
or winter. We. never remained more
than two weeks In one spot. ' It was
always a case of trying to get food.
We killed and ate deer and bear and
grouse. We trailed wild bees to their
trees for honey and ate berries.
"Last fall my brother Charles said
he had enough of it and was going
somewhere to work. I decided to
keep In the mountains alone. All
through the winter In the Siskiyous.
with deep snows. I lived alone, ana
had to hunt and fish to keep supplied
"Finally It got so I simply couldn't
stand it any longer. I wanted to be
with people. Aad so I came out and
Charles Fattig has not been ar
LONDON. July 18. The rug-d
features of Abraham Lincoln, winwo
face. Premier Lloyd George descrilx&J
as one of the best known to the An
glo-Saxon world, are now- revealed
to the gaze of the multitudes that
daily pass through parliament sinare
in the heart of London.- The M.
Cauden's statue of Lincoln, gift of
the Americans to the BritUb people.
was unveiled in a pouring rain today
by the Duke of Connaughl. after
public meeting in Central hall, at
which tributes to the martyred f.rerl
dent were paid by the prime minis
ter. VUcounl Hryre and Klihu Root.
Thousands of persons stood :or
hours to witness the ceremony, but
all most of them saw was ambrell.
Mr.. Root had a -cordial ireception
from the gathering In the hall and
his speech of presentation was vig
orously applauded, especially his dec
laration, that- In no great world em
ergency-could Britain and America
be on opposite sides.
The audience cheered Mr. Lloyd
George when he rose to accept the
statne for the' British people.'
"Resolute in war. he was moder
ate in victory," was the premier's
tribute to Lincoln in which the and
ience read present International sig
Kvery other tribute that Mr. Lloyd
George gave to Lincoln was applaud
td. - ' ' ' ' "
1. After the speeches, those on the
platform marched to Canning sunare
for the unveiling. There Mr.. Boot
was presented to the Duke of Con-
aaught. and after the American Boy
Scouts had played British and Am
erican anthems, the Duke pulleu the
cord releasing the British and Am
erican flags covering the statu.
Dispatch From Tokio . Says
Japan Has Received Pro,
test From "Certain Cecil
try" Concerning Actions
AMERICAN AND BRITISH''
Japs Assume Control of Im
portant Chinese Railways
and Land "
COAL MEN STILL OUT ,
SPRINGFIELD. I1L. July 28.
Leaving a joint mass meeting of
shift men and coal diggers, before
which President 1 Freeman Thomp
son . of the Springfield' district had
urged a return to work and charged
the state president. Frank Fairing,
ton. with instigating, the strike.
In the world. We con Id all hope
that if the historic trophy is lost to
us. it might become the reward of
Sir Thomas Upton's splendid and
nerisnt efforts. But as Amri
cans we all take more pride in win
ninsr analnst such an antagonist. It
is the more a worth while victory
The wonderful series of races for the
America's cup has done mnch to cre
ate the best of un-lcrstanding. be
tween the two great Cnslish-rpeaking
Harding's headquarters made pub
lic tonight from L. O. IVhmrher. for
mer Democratic nomine for gover
nor of Wisconsin and a Wilson elec
tor in 1912. pledeln support to Sen
ator Harding and declaring the Wil
sen administration bad "seriously
invaded and brutally ignored funda
mental democracy. . 1
"I.et It be known that a vote on
the Democratic ticket this year does
in fact mean endorsement of all the
things that have beea done by this
administration and your victory will
be crushing to your opponents, he
added.' - - . -
In a message today to Governor j
oonage, senator, tiarainc saia:
"It is heartening to alt". America
lo read your sterling speech of ac
ceptance. It a (tHs to confidence in
the Republican purpose to re-posess
the' 'people with their government
and it emphasises ray conviction that
as vice president you will oe asked
to make your official services com
port with . the second highest place
In the government of the republic"
People Starve Because .
Train Crews Quit ,Work
BKLFAST, July 28. Donegal to
day was making frantic appeals to
Londonderry for -food, which, how
ever, could not bn delivered becanse
train crew refused to move trains
with military on board.
The train stopped at Letterkenny
Monday by Sinn Feiners because it
was transporting troops, was still
tasked .armed men early today
held P the Belfast-Dublin train at
Newry and took away the malls.
WASHINGTON, July 28 The Am
erican government Is understood to
be closely watching Japanese rela
ItotMT and Japan's general policy In :
the Far East because or Lhe effect
on the questions Involved In th re
cent witbdrawal of American troops
from Siberia, the signing of the eon
sortum relative to Chinese financial
aid, the assumption of control of the
Chinese eastern railway by the Jap- .
anese and .the Japanese occupation
of Northern Saghalien and much rf
the maritime province of Siberia.
Secretary Colby has conferred
with Sir Auckland Geddes, Brit.ih
ambassador, who brought into the
conference Sir Blelby Alston, Briton
ambassador to Japan, who Js ret ra
in g to London on leave. Sir Boil by
gave Mr. Colby latest ' Information
from Tokio. supplementing the plewa '
of Roland Morris. American ambas-r
sador to Tokio. who Is home oa
British Interests la China and Ja
pan, are regarded as paraHeliab to
some extent those of America.- be
cause of the large business transac
tions between those countries - and
Canada and Australia, as well as th
desire of the colonial governments
and California and other Pacific
states to solve the problem of t)r
iental labor. Solution of this pr- ,
blem by the British government, ia
the opinion here. Is mad more com- 1
pi ex by the Anglo-Japanese trs&ty.
recently renewed for one year. -
Changes In the status of the Ch'o-
ese eastern railway have beea elose'y "
watched. ' since this line forms the
most valuable branch et the SIber- .
Ian railway and affords the only
practical communication between the '
Interior of Siberia and Vladivostok
ana both the United States and Great .-
Britain are understood to desire Its
White Says G. 0. P. 12-Word
Slogan. Just .9. Words Too
'.. - Long..'"-:.
NEW YORK, Jul 28. George
White of Marietta,- Ohio. newlyap-
polnted chalrmaB-ef the democratic
national - committee. today- took
charge of the new national campaign
headquarters here. After a confer
ence tonight with William G. McAdoo
he will leave for Washington! -
"Mr. McAdoo- was runner-up In the
convention fight," said Mr. White.
"He has promised to take off his
coat for Governor Cox and we are go-1 international character be preserved "
lng to talk over the situation.
Mr. White told reporters that the
republican campaign slogan of 12
words, ret to be announced, was
"nine words too long."
We've got a three-word slogan
that will beat anything they have,'
he added smiling.
"We will concede nothing to the
republicans. Governor Cox has pro
gressive policies that make the west
ern states ' particularly aesiraoie
Homer S. Cummings. ' retiring
chairman, conferred with Mr. White
today. - The chairman announced the
reappointment of W. R. Hollister of
Jefferson City. Mo., as executive sec
retary of the national committee and
of W. J. Cochrane as director of pub
to assure- the maintenance of the
open door. . - . - . .
As to the Japanese occupation of
Sahallea. the United States ia knowa - -
to be reluctant to concur. A die-
patch from Tokio today said that the"
Nichl Nicbi had published ia state
ment that Japan had received an In
quiry partaking of the nature of a
protest from "a certain coaatry la
connection with her Intention to c- .
cupy this territory.
State department officials would
neither affirm nor deny - that the
country referred to was the Calted
States, but tne general understand- -
lng ef those In close touch with th
riluation waa that it was he United
Slates. ' . .
CORK. July 2R.- Constable Mur
ray was shjt dead la the main street
ol Clonakilty last night.
MISSIMJ VIIKTKS FOUND,
SHERIDAN. Or.. July 2S. Checks
received in payment for. a shipment
of live stock sent to the-Portland
ards and amounting to $2733. wer.
found in an old hat In the home of
Joseph Dadoiirak, a rancher. wb
was killed near here recently while
operating a tractor. With the checks
was $100 in currency, believed to
have been ttolen the night following
Dadourak's death, when his house
was entered, and ransacked.
Friends of Dadourak had supposed
the money received from the Port
land shipment had been stolen, as
no trace of It could be found. The
rntlre amount has been turned over
to the dead man's estate.
Cft i m. " UULUIC
Ins Portland italavntlnn nlanaln - .. . I -i. irt.. , ....
lieneva ne wanieU UUIimmi urjirttiiuutiuru iuu; iwi auauuuvun;
probably next Sunday J uke a prisoner and not like a hotel" to stay out until their demand of $2
a day Increase is granted.
ALBANY WANTS DIsiTILLATK.
ALBANY. Ore.. July 28. The Al
bany chamber of commerce Is endeav
oring to secure from the oil compa
nies a sufficient supply of distillate
to ran agricultural machinery on the
farms of this section of the state.
. ASTORIA. Or.. July 28. The
cruiser-Birmingham and tlx torpedo
beat destroyers arrived here today
to be in the harbor during the state
convention of the American legion,
to open Friday for two days.
KIRK CHIEFS TO MEET.
L03 ANGELES, July 28. Fire
chiefs or the Pacific coast will hold
their 1920 convention here Septem
ber 13-15. ' A feature of the meet
ing will be presentation of the Thos.
II. Ince Fire Prevention cup to the
thief representing the city with the
highest flr prevention record of tha
year. '' .
ARMY MEN CAN;
War Department Issues Or
der Forbidding Entry Into
I WASHINGTON. July 28. Army
ftfficers and others connected with
lhe military establishment are pro
hibited under an order issued today
by JVerelary Baker from taking any
"aetive part in political manage
ment or In ititical campaigns" or
from 'using their official position
to influence'-the result of an elee-
Mr. Baker said the order was not Attomej For DtfcnSC
nirectea at Major uenersi Loniru
Wcod. who was a Republican candi
date for the presidency, and wo
since has promised his active sup
port to Senator Harding. Mr. Baker
explained General Wood's activities
In politics bad been with his mil
knowledge nl consent. He added
it was not the department's, policy
to stand In the way of the people's
choice of any officer whom they
micht want for president.
The secretary would not be more
specific when , asked If the order
would affect General Wood's future
activities in politics.
New York G.O.Ps Begin
. To Select Ccndi&ctts.
SARATOGA SPRING3, N. Y- July
28 A state ticket beaded by Na-
than L. Miller of Syracuse, tor gov
ernor, was recommended to the en
rolled Republicans by the unofficial
Republican state convention her today.
The convention. 988 to 97 decided
to support Senator James W. Wade- '
worth Jr.. for re-Domination. . IL
Hooker ef New York, former nation- ;
a! treasurer of the progressive party. '
opposed Senator Wad worth. Secre-
tary of State K. M. Hugo, hit most
formidable - opponent. - declared fee
would carry his fight Into the Sep-
tember primaries. ... ;
Senator O. V. Thompson ef Kl-
sgara also will enter the primaries'-.
again! Judge Miller. - -
v FIRE BREAKS OUT ANEW.
MEDFORD. Or.. July 28. A for
et fire two miles north of Jackson
ville. Or., which was' started Toes
day by two small boys burning out
a rat's nest and neglecting to ex
tinguish the blaxe thoroughly, broke
cnt again late today after having
been under control during, the sight.
The fire has burned over $99 acres
of timber and brush. . A hard flgTl
against the flames was la progress
tonight. ' '
, CHICAGO. July 28. PonUus PI- .
late's trial of Christ and the mob's"
demaad for the Nazarene's life were,
retold and the red flag of Bolshe-.
vlsm waved before the jury today as;.
William S. Forrest, attorney for M
William Bross Lloyd and 19 ether
communist laborlte. charged with'
conspiracy to overthrow the govern-1"
ment ' by force, continued his argn-t
ments. . - . '
. Mr. Forrest declared his clients .
may ' have !een rtlly. but the Jury'"
should not t iad William Broas Lloyd ' ;
ruiity just "because he talked about M
dynamiting banks and arsenals any ,
more than yon would some tne! fee- .
five crank who thought he could:
sink the latest government man-of-
war by flrlnz a double barrelled ' j
shotgun once against Its side."
The case probably will not go t
the Jury until early next week.
1 , TIIB WEATHER:
Thursday, unsettled: cooler la east
portion; moderate westerly wlads. '