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SALEM, OREGON,' SATURDAY MORNING. JANUARY' 27, 1923
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tTsmber of Turkish Deleqa
: tion Is Pessimistic Over
, Failure of Delegates to
HUSSIA REFUSES TO C
SIGN STRAITS TREATY
Vulgarians Flatly' Decline to
' - Accept Outlet to the :
" Aegean Sea
- LAUSANNE - Jan. - 26(BJ
Tlie Associated Presa.)- Failure
cf Ihe Near Eastern conference
l certain, according to a state
rent made to the Associated
fress tonight by , Elia Nar, one
c t the members ot : the Turkish
C :lecatlonM - .. -' ' '. ; : ; ; '
. Notwithstanding t his pessi-
ciistle ' Trlejr ot Riza Nur, who
ii the most radical ot the Turk.
Ih plenipotentiaries, hope is
ctproBsed . In mother responsible
conference j quarters that things
nay . arrange themselres at the
last .moment. ,
America Iteadr to Aid . ,
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.Ismet Pasha, chief of. hte -Turkish
delegation called on iUchafd
Washburn Chili the American
obsenrer this afternoon and .went
oyer - with ilr," ,phld -t t . 'jgreet
leagth the existing situation In
ail iU -aspect. V -Ur. Child -later
declined to . disco ss what . he term
ed a' priTateBconTersatton . but in
American delegation circles the
impression ' prerailed " that : the
Turks will seek a; settlement at
Lausanne, if one is possible.
I - The tlme apparently la not yet
ripe ior actire American medi
tation, but ' the Americans stand
ready to help In securing a per-
rnanent" peace; for th Near EasU
The Mosul controTersy. remains
f lie (thorniest . before the ' confer
ence. Thai Turks .may be askea
lor accept on this point the de
tifcloa of a special arbitration
committee of which an American
jrlst will .be the r neutral mem
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Ismet followed "y up hie, talk
y. 1th Ambassador Child by ia
VltingEear Admiral Bristol, aiso
pi the American delegation, to
tike tea with htm. The deadlock
in the conference again was dis
lussel over the teacups.
War May Follow
- Asked if war would follow the
Lreaklown of the conference,
lUza Nar said tonight: --:
"God only knows. I ; am' fur
ious that our , months V of bird
work here should aU be for
rothing. :--:: : :; ' 'j
i The Russian delegation issued
a statement tonight to the effect
that Russia would not sign the
ctraighta treaty. The Bulgar
ians threw a bomb into Balkan
flrcles and accidentally into the
filled ranks,! by officially A in
l arming all the powers , that Bul
t iria flatly refuses to accept the
cutlet to the Aegean sea as ar
ranged by the allies.
Sheriffs tlay be Placed
.Under State Compensation
; Senator Klepper yesterday in
troduced bill which would
r'ace sheriffs and their deputies
t a 3er i the .workmen's compen
f 3. Hon act, but It would not al
1 1 w compensation if the . officer
ere injured or killed becahse
ct wilful misconduct or gross
i jr "Sllgence ,The state industrial
: :client commission would , be
t-ie administering board. . A
aedale of compensation la pre
t sated ; iaXthe bill covering both
cases ot ,death and injury.
OREGON: "Saturday, rain.
r I LOCAL WEATHER
Maximum temperature, .42.
Mlalmum temperature, 34.
River, 6.7 feet, falling.
Rainfall. ,04 inch. '
T7ind, south. ; ' '
Atnospbere, . cloudy.
1 SUM;- HERE
Tour Yields ; $40,000 s. Which
Will Be Turned Over, to
Fellowship ' Association
PARIS, Jan. 26. "Truths need
some help to get about these days
and you can giro it, said Georges
Clemenceau today in, receiving a
delegation of fellows of .the Am
erican ' field service fellowships.
The delegation ' handed M.
Clemenceau resolutions 'signed by
the " leading members of the'- fel
lowship association, establishing
fellowships for , one American in
France and Frenchmen In Ameri
ca with the proceeds of the Tiger's
recent tour ot the United States.
vM. Clemenceau said the pro
ceeds of his tour at the disposi
tion of the fellowship association
amounts to 140,000.
Half-Starved Company Glad
to Reach America Where
Comforts Are Plenty
NEW YORK, Jan; 28. Us the
President Roosevelt bringing the
1 0 8 ' members of the ; Berlin
grand opera company, ; plowed
her - way through the . ice . choked
water to her pier today, song
birds bt the . company, stood bare
headed .on deck, singing , , lusty
paeans of joy as they thought
of the salaries of millions bl
marks- which .sopn were to re
place ' the 'Starvation . .wage . of
their homeland.., ' .
:j Paid KiKhty Oents .
The company's .full chorus ot
60 men and women .intoned the
chorus Xrom -Wagner's ; opera,
"The Master Sinser," while the
principals of the company crowd
ed radiant faced at the rails,
feasting their . eyes . on America.
; ''Happy? exclaimed one . ol
the prima donas: ; "No, I am
more' than : happy." -r;?A;tA:V-'--;;..Vi,-";
: Only a few months ago I sang
In a provincial : German . opera
house and received 18,000 marks
for a 'month for"; my work. That
was 80 i cents .' in your- money,
and I was the test paid'-, singer
In the house. Now I wil re
ceive' the equivalent of millions
of marks a month and the ter
rible' struggle with want and
worry; will be at an end.",
In America . it : was i declared
leading members of ,the ;company
would be paid the equivalent or
25,000,000 marks a month, while
even the lesser singers ; and mu
sicians would et several mil
lions. -. f ; . ';
The opera, company which 'was
said by George Ilartman, v its
gtneral director to be the first
German company to be brought
to this country, , .will "r tour . the
United States,' opening its J en
gagement in .Baltimore on .Jan
uary 31, then : filling engage
ments here and . in Philadelphia,
The company includes Jacques
Urlus, iormer German tenor at
the , Metropolitan, opera . house,
Klsa.'- Alsen, dramatic soprano.
Jessyka Koetrik and Ottillie Met.
sger-Lattermann t and 27 other
- FLAX GROWERS
A TVi" a rTus a ii tiaca
brought the flax growers of thc Salem district up" on, their
toes; and they may be depended ,upon to show tne members
of the Legislature that they are ready and able to do their
part in making tne nax pianx
Here is just one sample:
P kL Thomason is a leacung ana a pioneer, iiax grower.
He has a large farm two miles southeast of -Turner. He has
raised five eropsf of lax iri succession on some of his land
arid he .is prepared to show any member of the Legislature
that the land is in good condition; and his fifth crop was as
good as ms .first crop on trus iana. , . . ,
1T ThftTTinsnn has a son who is interested with .him in
growing flax. Mr. Dewey, the
Department of Agriculture, -wnen ne was nere irom wasn
ington a couple of years ago, took a fancy to this youthful
grower, and sent him a quantity of pedigreed seed of a new
and especially prolific variety of flax developed under gov
ernment direction in Ireland. , Young Thomason sowed the
seed, harvested it, and sowed a second time, last year; get
? Af Vino tnn. Ha has now arransred with the Deni-
tentiary plant to handle this
start of seed now wmcn,wiii pe wonn a 101 oi.inonpy wus jew
-r-and a whole lot .more money still by the ; time he harvests
his-1925:ta;-for-h'.isrgoing.to.aow.all this seed himself;
District Attorney in New
i York Warns Klansmen to
Give up Allegiance or
American Unity League Is
Formed to Harmonize i
Races and Fight Klan. ;
NEW YORK, Jan. 26. A
warning to , members of the Ku
Kluz Klan that they must give
up their allegiance to ', the "in
visible empire . or get put ot
Brooklyn were issued "rtoday by
District Attorney Bodd ; of Kings
county and Magistrate, pale.
The warning . was. .voiced 'at
the arraignment of eight'' alleged
members of, the inner circle of
the klan who were arrested ' last
n'gh-t by members of the- bomb
squad after they had attended
what their counsel admitted to
have been -a klan meeting. They
were held in S1500 ball tor
further examination- seven ' on
charges ot possessing blackjacks
and one on a charge of having
a bottle of "whiskey" in ' the auto
mobile in which .all were . ar
rested. Claim' Open Meeting
Magistrate Dale asked M. R
Matbeson,v as ; the . attorney: for
the majority" of the prisoners
whether - it was a meeting rot
the Ku Klux Klan. ,
Matheson had 'a - short talk
with one otr the , prisoners.
"I . .am . Informed." . he then
told thei .court, 'that ' it was an
open meeting of ; the Ku j. JK.ux
Klan . designed to acquaint mem
bers or any ' others interested
t 1th the aim and purposes of
the klan," he said.' ' '
GHICAGO, Jan. 26-i-An 'all-nat-ions"
rally L to - torm . the ba
sis or a national ; organisation
to .oppose the'Ku Klux Klan and
kindred organisations will , be
held at ; the Coliseum here be
ginning February 26 . and con
tinuing for one .week, Patrick
17. O'Donnell, chairman of the
American Unity League announc
ed todays ':" " :vr':;.?
"Governor .John iM. Parker of
Louslana'. has. accepted . an , in
vitation , to make the opening
address at the . rally ' on Feb
ruary,. 26 and Governor Al Smith
of Kew York is , expected to
speak along ; Rrltn other prom
inent speakers Mr. O'Donnell an
ncunoed. k 4 . . - . '-::."-'. '
Start Xational Jllovement
. "This is expected Jo ; mark... the
beginning of a .national, movei
jmemCt he said, ;'tb harmonise
all -races f and 'religions in the
common purpose .'.of - breaking
down the Ku Klux Klan. and
Kindred organisations that under-;
take. to overthrow the separation
of church, and state, freedom
of 1 conscience, - equality s before
the law ; and freedom pX man
to act.". : ;
UP tojj TIIEm IOES
nf The Statesman nf ve3terday
ai ine pemenuaxy a ssueteaa.
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expert, of the United States
flax and he will have quite a
i EGYPT WML
To Be Examined If Mummy
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-LUXOR, . Egypt, Jan. 26.
Pharoh Tutenkhamnn, the might
iest king in the world three thou
sand years ago, whose tomb was
tecently discovered in Egypt is to
be X-rayed if his mummy still
lies in. the tomb. - .
' When the 'archaeologists now at
work !on. .the tomb carry the
shrouded form into the sunlight,
it . will t be . photographed-; from
every jangle; The - hundreds of
yards of bandage will be unwound
and for - tho first time in history
a film .of the weird sight will Ua
made. . . .
It, has been decided.' that tl.
mummy- Is to ,be i X-rayed berors
the bandages are removed as it
expected that, this will throw an
important light on .the ritual qf
embalming ts practiced by. the ad
cientsv , j
Spanish War 'Veterans Want
Battleship fr69HV:Mn ;
U Portland Permanently
A committee .qt Spanish -War
veterans came from Portland to
day and . arranged for .. the.; in
troduction . of a bill . in the sen
at a providing : that the old bat
tleship Oregon :be brought to
Portland permanently.- ' The gerr
ernmenC it;" isf said, ' will ? bring
the ship to Portland : if the state
will provide "maintenance which
would pe about $15,000 a yearf
This money, it is believed, could
be produced y charging .an ad
mission ror visiting me - - snip.
though no charge would be made
ex-service men, or .children. The
ship would - be In .charge of the
Oregon national guard. ,
The i visiting delegation were
Judge Richard . Deich; -: Elmer
Lundberg, state commander ot
the ' United Spanish War veter
ans ; t. R. . A. ; Sawyer, ' past com
mander of Scout, Young camp in
Portland, the largest , USWV
camp in. the world; H. D. Reed,
from the " federal marshal's of'
tice; and James McCarren.
Figured In War ,
The ; Oregon, was:, the outstand
ing figure in the naval opera
tions of 1898, against the Spen
Ish navy. . Built on the; Pacific
coast, she was stationed in, the
Pacific , when' ;war was declared.
Captain Clarke, her' commander.
started to , take her around Caps
Horn, .to be in the' big naval
battle . that was . certain when
the Spanish fleet In the West
J ; (Continued on page, 2) '
IN ELECTIOiy LAWS
Bills Provide for Increase in
Freeholders1 to SixMn
'stead "of -Two
. A group ; of , bills. Intended to
make ' some ,' changes In . the . elec
tion ,laws has been introduced .by
Representative .Kuehn ct Multno
mah. -. .. ' ' y ' : .
, C One (of ,the. bills provides that
judges and clerks of election may
be drawn from any place in the
county instead ot from the par
ticular precinct in which they are
to : serve, and instead of epecify
Ihg that a certain number shall be
of each , political party; provides
sluiply that they shall not all be
of the same party. The same res
idence qualification is provided
for in another bill affecting elec
tion supervisors. f ' ;X
1. Under' another ,Kuehh bill,' an
Qualified, may be sworn in In bin
own precinct before six freehold-.
ers as at present.. Such a regis
t ration would not be a permanent
The" redacts would be dests
nated at the July term-of the
county court ; preceding the pti-
jnaryt election, as at present, un
der another ' bill of the Kuehn
iriirrinw nnit n
Governor in Portland Speech
Would Have Legislature
Enact Hall and McMahan
PR0PEPTY AID SEEN "
IFi INUUMt I Aa f LAN
Economy In Purchases and
Operations Held Great i
Need 'at Present
, PORTLAND, Or.; Jan. , . 2 6.
(Special) In, a, keynote .speech
before members pf the Multno
mah Angler's club at. the Benson
hotel here tonight. Governor .Wal
ter Pierce; called s upon the leg
islature to , enact the Hall super-
goverhmcnt ; or consolidation bill.
the AIcMahaa Income, tax bill, and
asked , the ways: and means com
mittee and the legislature to pro
vide him with; 350,000lor the
conduct of thei penitentiary dur
ing the next two years, and t70,-
000 addUional. to be used 'as a-
revolving fund for the" institution.
From ithia nucleus bt 'fTOOOO
the - governor ; expects to Install
machinery and equipment to make
the institution at least partially
self-supporting, he said. .
' . AgTicnlture Near Iluln
"A combination of low prices,
high ; costs, restricted' credit and
pboiTnarketlng'lacinties Is rurn-f
Ing, Oregon agriculture the gov
ernor' told his audience, after ex
plaining that the hardest 'Question
to answer for thtf present is where
the money for appropriations was
to come'froni." ; : )
VI have ' lust '.tiken over the
task of directing the affairs nt our
State. Jt,.is my .amDiuon 10 re
duce, the; cost of state , govern
ment to the point of barest neces
sity and to 'maintain it ,at that
level for . the" next four years.
That was my' pledge' before elec
tion. That is my purpose now. If
I fall In that undertaking I will
not only, fall In my personal am-
riions out i wiu nave xaijea . to
keep the .promises to the .people
who elected me governor of this
State., - : . .
Needs Workable 'Machinery "
"I am not contemplating failure.
But in the gigantic task Which I
face, I am compelled to esk. the
aid of the legislature and ' the
support of the people of the state.
From the legislature,'! ask work
able state machinery; machinery
that can be irovlded by a consoli
dation bill; machinery that 1 will
permit reorganisation of the many
boards, offices and cqmmlsslQns
and machinery , that will permit
reductions 'in some lactiTitfes; ab
olition bf others, and economy In
all, thei same .that., we ' have all
found it necessary to practice dur
ing the last few years in our pri
vate affairs, , If I am" .wiUing to
assHme the responsibility for uthe
next four years without a Quiver,
Is it unreasonable lp ask the leg
islature for a bill with which I be
lieve I can pet results.' ' ' ..
1 Relief In Bill Seen
i ''When I hire a man" t6 spilt
wood on my farm I give him his
choice of a single .bitted ' or " a
double bitted axe. What' I ask ot
him is results' in the form of "a
pile ot wood. ,1 have been given
the Job of providing a cheaper
siaie EOTernmeni una as your
workman, I.'ask that you give me
a choice of .machinery withr which
to do the work." '
; i "The Hall ConsoidaUon TBiU,.
now pending before the senate,
will provide me with the machin
ery f. asx. . it wm untie. my nanas
It wilt give me a chance to elim
inate the needless,. salaried jobs.
ft will give me a chance to compel
economy In purchases and opera
tions. It win give "me a chance
to establish sv: simple government
eonomically administered. .
Referring to'his campaign state
ments that . taxes could be.ieduced
one-half. Governor Pierce repeat-'
ed his claims made: last fall that
there :;wa collected from taxes
and additional fees and licenses
about $14,000,000 tor purposes ot
jCCoaUxued on page z
Dr Nicholas Murray Butler,
' President of Columbia
v Against Amendment ,
COLUMBUS, O., Jan., 2C. '
(By The Associated Press)
There is likelihood that the
eighteenth amendment ever can
be enforced, "no matter at what
expenditure of money or of ef
fort,;' Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler
president, of Columbia! university,
declared, in an .'address today at
the 'annual , meeting of the Ohio
State Bar association. .
,' lie , linked V.ftiie?, 'prohibition
amendment with the fifteenth 'ad
dition to the constitution of the
Xr'nlted States,' " which was . pro
claimed in 1870, and granted the
pegro suffrage as "two Irfportaut
and law-made influences which
are now Jnaking1 and seem' likely
long to make, for lawlessness in
American life. J . '
Three Judges of Supreme
uourt .speaK to Hold
Ceremonial in May
Sixty . members and ; guests of
the .Salem Shrine club sat' down
to a delightfully informal banquet
and program at the Marion hotel
last night. ? Among the : speakers
Were' Justices George H. Burnett.
Lawrence T. Harris: and' John .1.
Rand of! thei Oregon supreme
court; II. D. Chambers, chaplain
of Al Kader temelei Coflrad Rtrt-
jVin: of Dallas;' ;f ornter adjutant
general of Oregon; William Bell,
president of the Shrine club, and
Joe lu. McAllister, of Al Kader
divan, Portland. ' . ' f .v ; . v
' Plan Tllg Ceremonial '
The big thing" of ! the -evening
was the decision ' to put on a
!'CeremonIal" about the ..last.', of
May, perhaps 4n connection with
the annual . Blossom day celebra
tion. ; Portland offers to rsend
dowu 100 candidates for Initiation
besides the 50. or: more, that are
expected vhere-Jn. Salem. Dallas
also wants to, send in a fewr can
didates; and they are expected
from every ; cross-roads ..up , and
down - the Talley; n f . Imposing
army of several j. hundred i new
Shriners. ready ,to . walk the .buin-
( Continued on page 2)
Taylor Attempts to Block
, Adjournment.; r: Says
' Senate-' Should WorL
The Multnomah i delegation in
the senate was roasted' by Sena
tors ..Taylor'-and La Follett yes
terday just prior to the "adjourn
ment until Monday.''
K Senator Moser had moved that
the senate adjourn until Monday
when Taylor arose and moved t'to
amend the motion - by making -It
until Id- o'clock today. V, i Y
., t'The session Is half over," said
Taylor, f'and we have nothing
done. ' Honestly, j'- don't see b..ow
we are going to get anything done
with this continual : adjournment
at. the pleasure of these members
from Portland. I don't under
stand "why. these Friday adjourn
ments are. necessary. , " ; ; '
.... La Follett expressed astonish
ment at the innocence ot the Uma
"Why; don't you know why this
Multnomah - county delegation
wants :to adjourn every Friday?
he asked, "it's because they
want to go down to Portland and
work on their, private affairs' bn
state time" .. . . l , .. '
1 Moser: -explained thati! commit
tees would be at work; also that
he -thought the members wereen
titled to keep an eye on personal
affairs if possible. .- His motion
to adjourn untlK" Monday 4 pre
vailed.' -J Sub-committeoA from tho joint
ways . and .means committee will
"tHsit . the 'University of "Oregon
medical school j-in Portland today
and some of the state-aided chari
table institutions there S unlay. -
Germany Now Declarer in Absolute Default ca .II II. .
7 Reparatxoiv 'bbKgaticm isdTfill Ce-Affcri;d i:.
MoratoriuaAll Ycrkers Lcavhj Jcbs zzl ?cr
Grow More Defiant and HatefuL
LONDON, Jan. 26.(By the Associated Press) Tl j
railway workers in Dusseldorf this alternoon tore up tho r: I'
way lines, Isolating the Ruhr main traffic,, says a Jieutcr u.J
patch from pusseldorf, -s,;: ...
'.'VeVFrench'birganize convoys, or motor lorries, zz
400 of 'which made iheir. way through Neuss with . rati : r :
and supplies for tfcie troops. The route through Neuss wh: :!;
i3 in the Belgian zone, was taken in order to avoid ha vir. ; 1?
cross the British area. . i - f i . 7 i
(By the Associated Press) -Germany now is in absclu 1 ,
default on all her reparations obligations and will be afford: I
no assistance in the nature of a moratorium" to gain her fl
naiitial feet" according to a decision of the reparations ccrn
missiOnl . Also' at the end "of the "present month the Gerr.: : :
government is to be called upon forthwith' topay the all;: ;
the sum of a half billion'gold marks on her delayed rep ara
tions account. ; . - , ,v '. . i
''T'Jnsde;jthenbpied'area of Gkrmany comparative tfar
guility prevailed Friday.so far A3' untoward , demonstrate: :
vere ".concerned; but nevertheless the feeling :cf hittern: z
against4 th&;p)ehch was as apparnt as "on previous .'day:.
Numerous" arrests, of persons concerned in Thursday's dif?
ders were made and others are likely to follow today becau: j
of the recaJcitrancy of various German officials in carrying
out orders given, them by the occupation officials. . .
Only Tliree Bills Signed by
Governor and Only Six
Pass Both Houses
litre la the way .the work, of the
state - legislature sums up at the
close otl the? third week or- first
half of the session: ' , v t ;v
r: ;On!y;lhree; bills haye been sign
ed by the gdrerrior, ind none has
been vetoed. Only .six biUs have
passed both houses. Senate bills
that have passed the "senate num
ber 24 and -house ;bills that' have
passed the; house number 29.
Bills. that have ' been withdrawn
are one in" the senate and 10 in
the house! Bills killed' by failure
to pass or by indefinite postpone
ment total, 12, -and all are house
bills killed in the house. :
The summary follows:
SIGNED rB Y " GOVtJltNO R '
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; S, B 1 Strayer Designating
east and west - highway as Old
Oregon Trail. -
. H, . B. .6 4, joint committee on
ways and. means To appropriate
per diem and mileage expenses for
members of ' legislature. .
H. ! B. 117,; joint committee , on
ways arid means To cover allow
ances made by emergency board.
. PASSED BY BOTH HOUSES .
u jS. B. 1, Strayer Designating
east and .west , highway as r. Old
S. B. 17, Upton To remit the
inheritance tax upon a charitable
fund created by the will of Judge
Bernard Daly. ' ; 5 7
, S. B. 20, Moser-Requirlng the
teaching of United" States consti
tution' in public and private
r H.' B.; 23-, Hammond To . pro
Tide: tor the filing of notices of
federal liens- with county clerk
and recorder. '
! H. B. 4, joint committee 7 on
ways and ' means Providing for
per diem and ' mileage for memr
bers and employes of legislature.
II. B. 11 Ti joint committee on
ways nd means- Providing for
payment of deficiency .appropria
tions. SENATE BILLS PASSED BY .
V -. SENATE
S. B. 1, Strayer Designating
the east and west highway as Old
Oregon Trail. - , v 7 .
S. B. 6, Strayer Relating to
construction and ; furnishing of
plans and. specifications for mar
ket 'roads. . " ; .. . t
S. B. . 10, 'Eddy To amend sec
tion 47 1 9. Oregon Laws, relating
to construction or , repair of
bridges by counties J
S. B.' II, EddyTo provide for
payment of salary of j official re
porter of; certain .judicial -'districts.
- . .
(Continued on page 82
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4, "- v y
Duesseldorf bears fopiewhat cl
the aspect ota besieged city, wit!:
Fren.ch - ; troops patrolling t' i
streets In place , of the ; Germ: i
police,; who -have left their per -.
Cafes, 'hotels .and places of &: -usement
Were closed at 10 o'cl:;.;
last night by order of the'Frcr
officials. - Throughout the,, eiit!: a
Ruhr region the number of rrea
on strike Ki the coal mines ar I
other ' industries is ,Iowly fcui
surel augmenting. The rallroa 'n
arl virtually idle and . traffic t :i
the river has all but ceased, t:
only boats, plying being manned
by the French. ? .1
s- .lrge contingents of French
troops are being. brought iuto ttf
Ruhr for the purpose of meetlEf
any eventuality that may arise.
J DUESSELDORF, Jan. 2C (By
the Associated .Pressl) "What
practically - amounts to - martial
law-has been declared In the occu
pied area. '
AU ' cafes, 'hotels, theaters .'and
cabarets were closed at. 10 o'clocL;
tonight, German time, which is 0
o'clock Ifrench time. : -' '
" The French tonight were coa
tinning to make.; arrests in cor.
neeUon ; with -Thursday's; rioting.
Abouti 20 nationalist leaders wrtiJ
Imprisoned during the evenia.
More : arrests are likely tomer
row If the Germans carry out Ilia
decision to ' refuse to - obey: tL 3
Ft'enchj .This decision was reach
ed todiy at a meeting of all tLa
burgomasters, , the chiefs of r
lice, prominent state officials ari
the directors of the reichsta--in
the Rhine province, i The meet
ing' was presided over by Dr.
Gruetiner, president of the prov
ince ot : Rhenish . Prussia, wta
later was taken into custody bat
afterwards, released following a
conference with . General Simon,
who Informed, him that he woull
be re-arrested if he remained re
calcitrant, - t": V - L
, i Quiet Prevails , . .
Quiet prevailed throughout tha
Ruhr today. There was no ra
currence "of 'Thursday's clashes,
but the temper of. the popuIat!:a
was - more" openly defiant In t.a
prevalent depressing atraosri
of hate. - 'New forces of trc i
came into Duesseldorf today 3
meet- any eventuality that tzt
arise here or la any part of tLj
Ruhr." The streets of DacL.;I
dorf are under '.military gui: I,
due to the absence bt the German,
. The miners ; throughout tls
Ruhr continue to quit work cl
workmen in other industries aLo
are "leaving their Jobs. Smoke
less chimneys . are now every
where In evidence throughout l'; .2
once prosperous valley of tL
Ruhr. Locomotives are stallci
in: shops or at stations; many ill
heads from whIch"formerly tie
sands'; of tons of coal daily v. .3
handled; showed no rlsiis of; ; c
tivity. , . V : - ,
s ' t Iconomic. Occupat ion Fa i I ?
5 .The next move will corao Ire :.
Paris, ' probably early in Febru
ary, after : the Germans t. :
(Co&tlnued ca Z ? i).