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ITAL AN ENVOYS WITHDRAW
WILSON FLATLY DECLARES THAT FlUME CANNOT BE GIVEN TO ITALY
May Attempt to Sign Separate Peace.
Expect to Obtain Coal From Germany
and Food From Ukraine Instead of
From Britain and America
(Special United Press Wire.)
Paris, April 23.-President Wilson flatly declared this
afternoon that Italy cannot have Fiume. Possession of
this seaport is the bone of contention which finally re
sulted in the Italians withdrawing from the conference.
"Wilson's statement has broken up the peace confer
ence" a member of the Italian delegation declared, adding
that Orlando leaves for home tonight and the other mem
bers follow as soon as possible.
(Special United Press Wire.)
I'ari>. April :23.- - W ilso l Iln~in tl w Her Ia em a~ll lIli l11'ler
Inoon die('laili IMIl .\ntori('n m u-4st sinfl 11\ the pr'inc~iile, ,Il(
hasl a~lremlyl} elllllioile( 1 I I i~l ' makin de('(iýIIio s rePgard'inf Itlly' ,
('ininll. :A nleil ,e1 of princ(iptles ("unnotu he establishe(I for I Ie
lI lknul . he (ill. He hold thIill iiIh IiIne (I n ni'ifl l e gr ie tt i (( liltly.
'Iiu iliis. he tilPt itie iIailablIIII hii n en M I art I'- the sm aller 111
-il ns b hi tl l it
(Special United Press Wire.)
Paris, April 23.--Orlando decided
not to attend the meeting of the "big
four" this morning. Admiral Direval
left for Italy last night. General Diaz
is scheduled to depart tonight. Or
lando and Foreign Minister Sonnino
may accompany Diaz. Rumors are
circulated that the Italians show a
disposition to accept a compromise on
their Adriatic claims. It is even
hinted that they would be willing t3
relinquish a portion of the Dalmatian
territory they demand, for an un
clouded title to Fiume, as Fiume, the
principle port in contention, was not
even contained in the London pact.
It is believed that the other allies
would not consider such a com
(Special United Press Wire.)
home, April 23.--The Paris cor
r spondent of Tribune reported ha'.
tiie Italian delegates will not attend
the meeting with the German peace
delegates at Versailles. lie confirmed
the failure of M11onday's "coniersa
tions" and characterized the situna
tion as "grave." The Corrier d'Ital
ias' representative in Paris said that,
while the reports of Italy's withdraw
a:i from the conference is denied, "a
rupture is probable."
"The Adriatic is far from being
Italian," said Epocas' correspondent.
"Resistance against the Italian claims
is growing and tlhe struggle daily be
comes more bitter." Giornale d'lial
lias' correspondent wires. "the allies
erred in believing they could ampu'
late Italy's program to a minimum
of our national aspirations. We.
don't know whether this error will
tee corrected or not, but what ever
happens, Italy's victory will not be
crippled. Territories conquered by
our armies will remain Italian wheth
er an agreement is reached with our
allies or not.
The deadlock in the Italian situa
tion is declared worse than ever since
the conference between Orlando and
Lloyd George last night. The Ital
ian; are now intimating that they
will begin conversations with Ger
many looking toward a separate
lipece. It is indicated that they ex
pect to obtain coal from Germany,
and food from the Ukraine instead of
from Britain and America.
MAY REVOKE FRANCHISE
OF RAILWAY COMPANY
Special Session of Council May Be Called By Mayor
In Effort to Compel Clark's Corporation to Obey
Orders Relative to Planking Streets-"Dicks" Walk
Revocation of the franchises held
by the Butte Electric Railway com
pany on the grounds that the com
pany has failed to obey the orders
of the city council relative to plank
ipg between the tracks on certain
streets and for other alleged failures
on the part of the company to heed
the commands of the city aldermen
is threatened, according to rumors
current in the city hall today to the
effect that a special meeting of the
councilmen to consider the matter
is about to be called. One official,
who is well informed about the mat
ter, declared that the only thing
that can stop the revocation plans
is positive assurance by Manager J.
R. Wharton that the orders of the
council will be immediately com
TO GO TO
Foreign Minister Bela Kun
Declares Hungary Relies
on International Revolu
(Special United Press Wire.)
Budapest, April 2.. ---Foreign Min
ister Bela Kun, addressing the Work
men's and Soldiers' council, declared
that Hungary relics on the inter
national proletarian revolution to
prevent the allies from overthrowing
the soviet republic. He said: "The
Rumanians have taken Scathmar,
where the bourgeoisie have re-estab
lished the capitalistic system. The
Rlumaniaus are now in front of Nagy
vard. Our troops fought valiently.
The allies intend to strangle us. We
expect the French, Serbs and Czechs
will also attack us. The allies will
abandon their offensive against us if
we will form a purely socialistic or
coalition government, but we refuse
to do this. We rely on the interna
tional proletarian revolution, as well
as our own strength."
The assembly unanimously passed
a resolution that "as many workmen
as possible from every factory shall
go to the front." All reserve officers
have been ordered to join the red
army. The government ordered all
munitions factories to work all day
Easter Monday, which is generally a
The failure of the street car com
pany to plank the space between
tracks on the streets that are un
paved has frequently been before the
city council for the last year or
more. At various meetings the city
engineer and the city clerk have
been instructed to notify Manager
Wharton that unless the work was
done at once steps would be taken
to revoke the franchise. The not i
fications were sent as ordered, ac
cording to the reports of the en
gineer and clerk, but apparently
were ignored by the company.
The recent action of Manager
Wharton in issuing orders prohibit
ing any but uniformed patrolmen
(Continued on Page Tivo.)
WHY KEEP HIM ON THE PAYROLL?
/ A-t P t:i
M 110e ( Lounging at .1' country estale. fiftt y _ites liotn mill, Sutui'd' ilternoon1: Tote
gram says my men (uilt at noon today. Welt , I'l1 fix the lazy lotfors. Every I5ul1 thit goes tome from
mny mill at noon Saturdays is a holshevik and gill ho treated as stieb. I'll lock em Al out.
His Son and Heir: What time did you lIsve the mill ioday, dadi
Ditl: 1? Oh, I left at 10:(11 this morning. They can get along withiout lt.
Crowds G r o w Impatient
When Mayor Rolph Stops
Parade to Present Colors
(Special United Press Wire.)
San Francisco, April 23.--The pa
rade of Argonne veterans down Mar
ket street seemed hopelessly blocked
by an immense crowd that refused to
move from its pathway. A call was
sent to police headquarters for eiery
available reserve. and an attempt w: «
made to move the crowd, and the pa
rade, already three hours late, got
under way again.
At 1|0 o'clock, Mayor RIolph
stopped the procession to present tip
colors to two regiments. This pause
was more than the impatient thou
sands could bear; they rushed upon
the streets. Mayor Itolph, at noon
was marooned on Market sth . ,un
able to mbove from the spot. The sot
diers, having protected themselves t)y
outposts from the surging rrowu
were in many instances shooting
craps. The Red Cross and Tlo Stic out
units of the parade with a few ioat
were cu, off from the troops by tHie
throngs and proceeded down Msrket
street alone. The soldiers tried t
make progress down a narrow lane
single tle, but this attempt was
abandoned after several blocks had
beers trqversed. Many women fainted.
Funeral services for the late Mrs.
L. A. ? ay and her little grandchild
will be held at Richards' undertaking
parlors tomorrow (Thursday) at
The burial will be immediately aft
er in the Masonic burial grounds.
Pallbearers will be Charles ilen
(derson, Malcolm 'illis, Proctor Bar
clay, Lou Frank, Russell Moyer and
e, H. Mitcher.
Rev. Mr. Chapman will officiate.
ACCEPT $4 A DAY
1.edville. (Co. April 22. The
strike of ILune metal miners, en
gineers and puiapmen which be
gan here Suauday because of dis
agreement bet win the iien and
the operators ovir the amount of
wage reduction was settled to
night. when the miners' comiit
tee and the operators agreed on a
daily wage of $4. representing a
reduction of 0t cents.
(Special anil t Press Wire.)
New York, .\pril 2:;. Te
World" cha rg'd that the Western
and Postal Telegraph companies re
fused to rarey- i. r the wires goa
erament controll d--a synopsis of
the World article attacking Burleson.
It declared it trid to transmit the
article to a nHi mHr of other newc
papers, but the IlI-graph chiefs re
fused to handle it. both advanring
the same reason that the story "ao
peared to be itmprope."
PACE TOE A. C. M.
Berlin. - 'IL' i Bleichroedi'r
Banking contpai of this city, which
owns neaily all Iic shares of the
great t)pptelu tim . at OPpeln, Silesia,
has arranged to I ran over its stock to
members of the . iners' union at pinr.
This mine, if th irrangement is car
ried out Ill ib, ute the first in Ger
mnny to be o ln I by the employes.
i peci'l I niel i IPress W ire.)
Unidape.;t, _1paiI 23.- -The Ruman
ians continueý in advance into the
Hi ungarian in a lii ii. it is officially an
nounced. 'Til i Hungarian forces
mobilized ii niiliat ely to the 'east
and south of Grosswardein. The
French ar'' rlii'i'i to be gathering
a large yoli, of niolored troops in
Szegedin. ill unl, southeast of Burl
apest. The roori, nization of all law
Jourtri is rg ri -1ing. There will be
village. toIn and district courts, each
consi itic of tlh. workmen.
Shops, Restaurants, The
aters and Churches Are
Closed in Bremen. Street l
Cars Are Stopped.
(Special linited Press Wire.
Amtsterdami, April 23. -Commun
ists have established martial law in
firemen, according to dispatells.
Shops, rp aturan its. theaters itnd
churchli ri closed. The street ears
ire sioIl" <I between lI p. In. and i
a. mi., during which period the iiih
lic aie' n; aliowed on i the streets. The
private 15e o1' telephones and it h -
gii iii k forbidden. The middle cl:
is ..trltingt in protest.
Slecial United Press Wire.)
London, April 21. Conflicting re
poit- continue reearding the lHunga
vi:,, sit ualt i on . A Iter lin dispatch
sail the sot jet govternient had bien
-oiri trown and that the lmostanians
were advancing along the whole
fro '. The latest direct news from
Nudapost, dated Mtinday, said theii
were no disord .r-. but the situatiot:
was alarntui h , aril itlHt a cnila s«
BRAY CONVICTED OF
FIRST DEGREE MUDDER
Sentenced by Jury to Life
The jury in the Bray case, att r
three hour:: deliberation retu1l ied
the following tirdict at 8 o'ciock last
"We, the jury in the above entiuled
case, hind the defendant, Martin
Bray, guilty of murder in the fir :
degree anit ix \iii. punishment at ini
prisonnient in the state prison for the
term of his natural life." hray
listened to ti' verdict with no appat
ent e'otiid ion.
JAPAN AND CHINA
Based on Secret Treaty Between Britain,
France, Italy, Russia and Japan. No
Recession Made by the United States
As to Japanese Claims
(Special n I lited Press Win. )
I'ari,. \pril EU. I'h~e '' ir I'ur. i; exprelowl ip enf i nuilie the.
di"I'n ion II II' li Japoilws Hil us (" int li hliinese lerritory based
p ll Ilse Ir I i l i ll w hich I l Ii i i F I Fee. F l11i re. 1 bnssit
Mid ' H i n ii IIro .I Irli i t I I t mIl ( eti tete repre
s l il pro t a lloI their ("Iiiini,, y 'el(anday afftor oon. \O) of
Il~ivin inf nai onuii~li enabi~ he 'IbIininelli If) in wh t Irleanspiredl, bltt
itI; ii muer-h;IIIion l I I r 1110 D iled ýlains uul e , noI'11 reressionl to
Says S t a t e Department
Should Give New Draft
to People in Time for
Them to Read.
(Special United Press Wiy.
Washington, April 23. Senator
Itorah charged "studied and persist
ont (1 (ort at secrecy," Wit i resp't1 .
to ihe league of ultiots covenant and
doinanded that the state department
make public i ntiediately the revised
text just received fron1 Paris. 'This
studied, persistent e(1ort at secrecy,'
said Borall, "is an tunmistakatble ad
Ilission Iha t the instrument as
anonded won't bear discussion.
Iorah served notice that when the
emin ant colles into the senate, that
rules be devised that would he slt1
licic it to entftrce no secrecy regard
ing 1matters of such Vitld and imtlell
file onent OCP of the peope at large."
Mun( said "ttie subject should be de
hated in the open.1( The new draft
should not longer be held it secret, hle
declared, if the people are to have
btie to read and understand it before
Wilson returns, pr'estumably to ad
dr1ss them on it. l1e said, thus far
they have been given nothing h(ut
official interpretation of what the
(Special Itnited Press Wire.)
Vienna, April 23.-- ('zecho-Slovak
troops are reported to have begun
advancing along a 45-mile front be
tween Tyrnlu and 11archegg. The
Serbian forces are moving north
ward betwoen Tisza and the D1 Iube.
Rumanian troops are approaching
SELECT SITE TODAY FOR
FAMED "FLYING CIRCUS"
Major Kenneth Marr Arrives to Arrange for Mammoth
Exposition of War-Time Air Fighting Sunday to
Boost Victory Loan Campaign.
Piloted by a conmnittee of local
Victory lian workers, M3aj. Kenneth
*arf. in chi ge of the flying circus
of army aviators who will demon
st"ate nitthods of aerial combat over
Hutte next Sunday, spent today in
specting various sites throughout
the city to be used as the starting and
landing places for the airplanes.
Major Mlarr arrived in Butte last
night and was met by a committee of
prominent citizens who escorted hitt
to the Silver How club.
According to the loan officials, the
chlice of sites has narrowed down to
a. the grounds of the Country
cliti and the Clark playground. The
seledtion will be made by the visit
Itetween eight and 11 planes will
participate in the flights over Butte.
extend the pat I constituting the
ihindation of Japan s claims. This,
in couli on with all secret treaties,
was nullified by the acceptance of the
armisfice Itrms. It was reported
inl lBritish circles at the conclusion
of yesterday's session of the "big
fourt that Ihey had expressed a de
sirA to defer a settlelment until peace
(Special t'nited Press Wire.)
Paris, April 23.-A Berlin dis
pateh said the German peace dele
gales probably- would leave April 28,
arriving at Versailles May 2.
SEASON OPENS IN
THE BIC LEAGUES
New Yorkt April 2;.- The 1919
season for the American apd Nation.
at leagues. which will he the forty
fourth for the National league,
New York in Philadelphia.
Brooklyn in Boston.
l'ittsburg in Chicago.
St. Louis in Cincinnati.
The edge already has been taken
off the opening in Bostoi,, as the Bos
1on1 and Brooklyn clubs played two
gaines there last Saturd.y.
In the American league the Boston
world's champions will open here
with New York. Other American
league openings are:
'lhiladelplia in Washington.
Cleveland in Detroit.
Chicago in St. Louis.
This is the twentietli season for
the American league.
Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Parry, com
mander of the department of the
East, and Admiral Henry T. 'Mayo,
commander of the Atlantic fleet, at
tended the New York opening with
lJohn A. Heydler, president of the
National league. named the following
uttlpires for the National leagut open.
Kletm and E mtiae at loston.
Itigler and Moran at Philadelphia.
O'Day and Quigley at Chicago.
Byron and Harrison at Cincinnati.
Fair and warmer.
according to Major Marr. In the
number will be included not only war
machines of American make, but
types used by others of the allied na
tiont and a cumber of captured Ger
man Fokker planes.
'lhe flying circus will be command
ed by Maj. Carl Spatz, executive of
ficei, and will include in the person
nel Lieut. Col. Thaw, well known
fron, his exploits as a member of the
famous Lafayette escadrille. Others
of the flyers accompanying the circus
are: Majors P. E. Fullard, F. P.
Holiday and E. Parker, all of the
British armies; Captains John A.
Haumbleton. H. W. Hoover, G. G.
Noble, L. H. Smith; First Lieutef
tnts H. W. Follmer, George W. Pttr
(Continued on Page Two.)