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Tt"is40AY, JANUARY 6, 1925


Government Opens Suit To Annul Leases Today

WESTERIN COASI ONI Students' Work Ranges From
TI nruArn ITfI~JFOOV' Kris Kringle Role To Typing


First Town Forest of 1925
be Started in Brattleboro,


Washington, Jan. 5.(Sy A.P.)-
Great progress was mnaide in 1924
toward the establishment of a nation-
Al forestry policy and great hopes are
entertained for 1925, says Charles
tbathrop Pack, president of the Ameri-
can Tree association, in a summary
of the work for the last year.
In Pennsylvania this year efforts,
Will be mae by the Pennsylvania For-
estry asociation to secure the passage
of 'a bill authorizing a state loan of
$2,000,000 for the purchase of -wild
lands of the state for a forest pre-
serve. Dr. Henry S. Drinker, former-
ly oq .,eigh university and long iden-
0jfied with forestry activities, is be-
hind the movement. If this measure
is passed it will be submitted for ref-
erendum. The first town forest of one
new year will be started at Brattle-
boro, Vt., this spring with the plant-
1ng, of 10,000 red pines. Wisconsin
IUA awed r aa u endmi et to the
;;i at P cos'ui U to li0 erl)i l ies ae
TOro ret to a . cilan. Indiana is pre.
p, iing fo ;{,)before 1the hgla! 01
for an appropriation for state forests.
Duing 1924, Pack Foundation prizes
for thbe best papers on foresry aimed
to interest the people were establish-
,d at Yale, Penn StateCollege of For-
estry, New York State College of For-
egstry at Syracuse, Cornell university,
Uiversity of Wisconsin, University of
California, University of Michigan,
Unhiversity of Washington, and Uni-
yeaty of Minnesota. A demonstra-
ton forest of a thousand acres was
presented to the New .York State Col-
lege of Forestry by Mr. Pack.
In Michigan, Governor Groesbeck
has asked for data upon which to base
a two year program.
Under the direction of the Depart-
met of Agriculture farmers in west-
ern Canada have been planting 20,000
trees a day. A total of 150,000,000
young trees have been distributed.
Much planting is being done by the
states, the review for the year points
out. In New York state the biggest
drive ever directed by the State Con-
ervation commission has just been
completed. Almost 10,000,000 trees
were sent out. Farmers and private
land owners took nearly 5,000,000
while industrial concerns accounted
for nearly ,000,000. Furthering thef
town forest idea, municipalities took
2,000,000 more.
In California just as the year closed
the muidwest conference of the United
States Chamber of Commerce made
reforestration the main subject of te
winter meeting. Vermont is planting
about 900,000 trees a year, says the
review, pointing out that New Eng-
land pays in the neighborhood of $3,-.
000,000 a year in freight t import
lumber for it great industrial
"The greatest and most vital prob-
lem of our age is the restoration of
our forests" believes Dean Mortimer
E. Cooley of the engineering college.
"The future without forests must be
made so clear that each and every
one will become himself an apostle to
preach and do. We are rushing into
a cul de sac which, considering our
education and supposed superior in-
teligence, is the greatest of all human
tragedies. We of our day are living
examples of the ive foolish virgins,"
he said recently.
>3 ecific Cases
Go ern Warnings,
Sqys Humplreys
"Our' policy of warning students
that their scholastic work is not up to
standard depends to a great extent
upon specific cases," Dean W. R.
TF^i 1 ; 'oysa,.Rirtil fa t ean cf theP, lt
.42)'( l~i.'j: )i{.; ea i 5 4 iV'\'' O w'

of tie ijidix idual, special attention i._
given to each case regarding past as
well as present records and the cir-
cumstances causing such records,",
said the Dean.
Although more than 1,300 letters
were sent out before vacation to stu-
dents in the literary college, only 146
were official warnings. Most of the
letters are merely intended to advise
the student to improve present un-
satisfactory work in one or two
cote ses.
There were 75 letters sent out. to
studenits who are already on prooa-
tion, warning them that if their work
does not improve, they will be re-
quested to leave the University at the
close of the semester.
If more than eight hours of work
is unsatisfactory, an official warning
is sent to the student. A student is
placed on probation for hiav,;zg more]
than eight hours of "E" work. Stu-
dents who have previously received
official warnings have been placed on
Letters are being mailed to the
Iatents of those students who have

Cheyenne, Wyo., Jan. 5.-(By A.P.)
-Trial of the government's civil suit
seeking annulment of the lease of the1
Teapot Dome naval oil reserve by Al-
b)ert B. Fall, former Secretary of the
Interior, to the Mar-mot z Gil comn-
pany, one of the Harry F. Sinclair
1 ompanies, is scheduled to start heire
tomorrow before United States dis-
trict Judge T. Blake Kennedy.
With the leading aspects of the case
involving thie legality of the late
President Harding's executive order
I issued in May, 1921, transferring the
oil reserve from the Navy department
tthe Department of the Interior;
teallegation of fraud in execution
of the lease as charged by the govern-
ment, and the conduct of the negotia-
tions by former Secrtary Fall involv-
ed, a formidable group of legal coun-
sel is arrayed on either side.
Mr. Sinclair, in his avowed deter-
mnination to resist the action with. all
the means at his command, has in-
cluded in his counsel for the Mamn-
nmoth Oil company, J. W. Zevely, Paul,
D. Cravath, Martin W. Littleton, R. W.
Ragland and G. T. Stanford, Fight-
ing for the restoration of th~e naval
oil reserve to the government are At-,
Pcnue-lone, former Ohio senator,l
. ,.u:, . s ~t<le' of l''e, i.elt? I
"ii~~~i fo r IIhe'ge.
uiiawent in the 'teapot case and in the
suit agalWt the E. L. Doheny inter-;
ests for annulment of the lease givenj
by Mr. Fall on naval oil reserve Num-.
ber Two, in 'California whichi was;
tried in United States district court
at Los Angeles and completed last
November. Mr. Pomerene and Mr.
Roberts will be assisted by Albert D.
Walton, United States district attor-
ney for Wyoming.
At least three weeks will be requir-
ed for the hearing of the case, it isI
Iexpected. Both sides are .said to haveI
arranged for the appearance ,of wit-
nesses without the use of legal for-
Witnesses subpoenaed by the gov-
ernment include Mr: Zevely, Mr. Sin-
clair, Robert W. Stewart, of Chicago,'
chairman of the board of directors of
the Standard Oil company of Indiana;
W. J. Bailey, of the federal reserve
bank of K~ansas City; A. E. Hunm-
phreys, Denver oil magnate, andj
others, prominent in the financial
Edwin Denby, secretary of the navy
at the time the lease was executed,
is the only witness thus far subpoe-'
naed by the defense.
!In seeking cancellation of the lease
given the Mammoth Oil company and

ermetalleged that Mr. Fall and I Brn iill iI LflBD I
M.Sinclair consipredI to defraud thel
United States, and that the result was Field Secretary Leaves Sunday for
the leasing of the Teapot Domne naval Extendled Speaking Tour of
oil reserve lands' to the Mammoth jrrlTese IDistricts
company "at an inadequate, improper
l and f raudlulent consideration." W~ILL FORM 8 CLUBS
S The Mammoth company, as well as
the Sinclair Crude Oil Purchasing,'
company' and the Sinclair Pipe Line; T. Hawley Tapping, '11L, field see-
company, who also were made de-j rotary of the Alumni association, left
fondants in the action, enterecd denials Sunday for an extended sneaking tour
of the allegations in the government'sj of the Nest and South, visiting the
i petition.
Th-, answer of the Mammoth corn-) various Alumni clibs in the sixth,
pany denied all charges of collusion I :.ventli and eighth districts of the
or fraud in connection with the leas-I Alumni assccdation. Mr. Tapping will
in- of the oil reserve; denied the gov- go to the Pacific coast andI return,
erment's charge that the executive
order issued by President Hlardin g wasI speaking at the (lubs along the route,
illegal and countered with the asser- the entire tour to last for three
tion that if it was obtained on mnisrep- j months.
resentations from Secretary Fall, that Alumini clubs to be visited accord-
neither the company or anyone con-I ing to the schedule are those in the
nected with it knew of such. following cities: Des ;vloiies. Ia.;
Separate answers were filed by the Omaha, Nob.; Cheyenne, Wyo. ; Casper,
crude oil and pipe U'ne :companies, Wyo.; Denver, Colo.; :salt *Lake City,
th atrstig ot hti a Utah.; Ogden, Utah; Boise, Ilila.; Butte,
soent or would have splent $18,000,000 Mon.;GetFl
for a p~ip~eline to the field and X700,-; ot'GetFls, Monat.; Missoula,
000fo ohe e~uimet.Mont.; Spokane,; XWash.; Seattle,
both the crude oil and pipe line \ah aoa ah;Oypa
con-panies specifically denied every Potadlr.;SnFacs
- co, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Pasa-
a~lc~nnel te ovenmntatac- ene. Calif.; San Diego, Calif.; El
riirse ( 7, San Antonio, Tex.; Hous-
~Jrv e27U *~ ton, Tex.; New Orleans, La.; Binning-
~c~lixa~ ia benmoyd b arn, Ala.; "Atlanta,. Ca. ; Chiattanooga,
the procuri i- of the concession. Eac:h Tu.;MiniTen.dS.Lus
aniswer a:;ked dismni- sal of the gov- o
emninnt's coniplaint. Eight new Alumni cebbs. will be or-
- ~I ganized (hiring this tiin and the re-
. Port Huron alumni have recently aid- of the time will be devotedl
elected oflccrs for the coming year. to addressing clith already organized.
iThese are: President, John 1-angS,I andl exp~aiing tihe reor -aniation o01
'17;, vice-president, A. A. Riddering. tie gc neral Alunii assoc'iat ion anid
- 13, and secsretary'-trea: urer, r-dward 1 ile pr-ogr-aml of thleasciic tri
-( Gl'mn the future.
_____________- - At Seattle Mr. Tapping will attend
Vera Cruz, Jan. 5.--The fishing boat' the annual meeting of the eighth dis-
Dolores 1'larena foundered in the triot clubs which includes those fromt
~storm of D7ec. 26, it became knownt the northwestern state:.
when a n art of the wreckage vasI
found. Thle ere w' of 11 is hialieved to! M xico City, .Iasi. 5.--Pi-e ident Gil-
,have perished. les has re sumed hig, dties, after heing
- ____-- (confindraf ew 1Pdav1 nu ,!1 'with a sli1it

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Job~s ranging in nature from an im-j lessor askedi for a student to assist in
personation of Santa Claus to house- research work~.
cleaning and typewriting were sup- ! The studenft who acted in the ca-
pacity of Santa. Claus was given a
plied to students during the Christmas good dinner and asked to come back
vac-at ion by the Studenit Employment again sometime.
Mrs. Mary L. Stewart, assistant to Barcelona Gets
the Dean of Students, in charge of the
Bureau, stated yesterday that the Electric uu.a
amount of Y acation work this year,
was slight in comparison with that Barcelona, Spain, JIan. 5.-Barce-
of oter yars.lona's first subwvay is to be inaugurat-
ofou ers. e nmeruscalsed this month. r1 he motive power is
fo varousekndsofaoddjobsmrough-ls to be electricity, and the cars and sta-
out the year," said Mrs. Stewart, "and t is a r beepped wiPt allld

there are not man, opportunities:
1c c uliar to Christmas-time alone. The
strictly Christmas jobs consist mostly
of substitutions, especially in the Uni-
versity Hospital and the' Union."'
Some of the jobs supplied by the
Buireau were: work in stores, tending,
fum naces, house-cleaning, general
house-work, staying with children,
carpenter work, playing Santa Clans,1
1 draikghting, and typewriting. One pro-

E;'I 111I' e11IIS. r eJ v awrs wVYill
carry passengers to the street level
at points where the tracks are far
under ground.
Rome, Jan. 5.-Italy stands by the
principle that inter-allied war debts
must be p~aid, according to a semi-of
fficial declaration, and would pay as
soon as the condition of her budget

Edwin IDe-ay, '961
Mr. Denby, former secretary of the
Navy, is one of the witnesses caliled
j in the suit to annul the lease of th
Tanot Domn)aala1oil reserve by the
the return cef th2 oil land to the gov-
eqnment, the latter will set out tc
prove its allegations that the execu-
tive order signed by President Hard-
ing transferring the reserve from the
navy to tihe interior dlepartmnent wvas
not legal; that the late president is-
sued the cm (Icr on "false reprcsena-
t ions from Mr. Fall. who desired to
deal in the lands, not in the interce~st
of the United States," but to the w,!
vantage of "the Mammoth Oil corma
pany and Mr. Sinclair is part cular.'
The government further :Barn
that evidence of a cons;air:.ccy l2taaw('
SMr. Fail andl Mrl. Smi i.r s fozmnd
the fact that the (' <~em
'"wL5smade III e I-:( 1by 'private 1!e;?c.
tiation1s, without advefrtiseen 11trt
competitive lbiding"Icdlbs 1h"ATZ.
Fall discoura,;ed pro.spective hidde; -
for the lease.
Sumn piscupunteg
SLEErig p Aits cniliai, Bt7o-

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