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Fiftieth Year-No. 93. Price Five Cents ' OGDEN CITY, UTAH, SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 17, 1920. " LAST EDITION 4 P M 1
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JL affa 0 A A A A Ab A JL Pr H
I ALLIES CONFER ON EUROPEAN PROBLEMS
DECLINE TB IE
Tliree or Four of Big Prob
i . lems of Europe to Be
I , . - GERMANY LIKELY TO
! RECEIVE ATTENTION
Future of Turk Empire Likely
to Be Topic of Much
SAX REMO. Italy. April 17.
Whether tho United Slatc3 would be
represented at the conference ot the
illicd nations called to meet in San
rtemo was a question which had not
been answered here as the chief rep
resentatives of the powers gathered
here today for the sessions which are
to begin Monday. ,
The conference will have as Its pro
gram and ondeavor to settle three or
four of the great problems now dis
turbing Europe. One of these is what
action shall be taken respecting the
! carrying oui of the treaty of Ver
sailles so that It will be made plain
- i to Germany that the allies regard it
f. as a binding instrument. Others arc,
. theVdetermlnation of the, future of the
'i ' Turkish empiro and the final framing
. 0f the Hungarian peace treaty. The
, ' Adriatic settlement and the intcrna-
... llonal exchange problem are also likc-J
' ; V toTjo gonsidei-cd. '
i .A United Stales Declines. j
"WASHINGTON. April 17. At thci
' time of the first announcement thatj
Wl the allied nations would hold a con-;
JJ ference at San Romo, it was said at
la the state department that tho United'
fa States would not .be represented, and j
gsr it Is understood that there has been
& ; no change in this decision.
Hi' x" D'Annun.io Ignored Now.
1! j F1UME, April 15. (By the Associ-
'EK. atcd Press.) Captain Gabricle d'An-
jEm. nunzlo has been completely ignored by
Ijl the Fiuman national council in the
By. formulation of demands for a settle-j
Elf. rnent of the future status of this city, i
H& Delegates appointed by tho council ;
H will meet Premier Nitti and carry on
direct negotiations with the Italian)
fca . Hungnrian Bol3heviki have been
r8 gathering here recently, some of them
K being brought into the city in'Captaln
d'Annunzio's motor cars.
Wjr PRAGUE, April 15. Premier Vlas-
It r' timll Tusar's government resigned yes-
fML terday following a final session of the
g L , assembly, which dissolved at C o'clock
. R in the morning after a stormy sitting
g ') lasting twenty-one hours. Tho resign
I i' nation is generally considered to be
I a result of the government's tempor-i
S v izlng j)olicy regarding agrarian meaa-j
i - urcs and land reforms, and discontent
, &'. over its failure to begin negotiations!
; with soviet Russia. I
jl Action on Currency.
' 'L PARIS. April 17. Representatives
- V of the Latin ilonetary union, in ses-
. ' sion here, have decided that hereafter
jf French currency shall not be accept-
fx cd in any of the countries that are
members of the union, .ind their cur
rency shall not be legal tender in
' France. The decision was reached j
? Cor '.the purposo of helping to relieve
, Jv. the exchange situation, j
i r Town is Doric
... COPENHAGEN, April 17. Reports'
jr from Oppeln, upper Sllosla, say the
$j town la without water or light because
$ : '. of a strike- of workmen in protest
a .. against the French occupation, in au-
auS vance of the plebiscite in this district,
ip , The messages allege the occupying
I '' . troops are arresting and ill-treating
numbers of citizens.
' A general strike throughout upper
' tl, Silesia is threatened, tho advices add.
' ; No Standing Army.
Y MOSCOW, April C. (By tho Asao-
I elated Press.) The abolition of thej
v standing army of soviet Russia and
m tho Inauguration of a system of uni
versal military training through mili-
Jj tla formations was advocated by Leon)
Ttrozky, tho minister of war. in "a'
j& speech to the communist convention1
,V' whlQh lias just ended It's sessions here.
"-L' The third convention of the Rus-
. y sian trades' union was opened today
A by Chairman Tomsk!,
b ' oo
BY FIRE AT OAKLAND
Oakland, Cnl., April 17. The plant
y . ; or tlie California cotton mills wqs de
. , stroyed by fire and the lives of 300
j eli'ls employed In the loom mill were
t-, endangered when flames and gasses
yg' cut off their escape. Firemen with
p r . the aid of gas masks, entered the
building and carried the girls through'
the flames and gases to safety. Some
were overcome by smoke but none
was injured seriously
a v v v v gp i g
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PRESENT SITUATION ALONG THE RHINE
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.P (Amercan r-yy CITIES
Lj 1 occupy .1 wmm. 1
5 vo 70 so ,-vo 50 to 70 eo .93 100 Hleo 1
(jcnera) Uegouett, in command .ol the French forces occyping
Frankfort and 6ther nearby German cfties,' 'recently issued a proclamation
in which he stated that he would withdraw his troops as soon as the Ger
man government troops in the Ruhr district were dispersed. Other allied
poA'jernm eh i3-ar.e.no.Ltakin KpartAn -the-occu patiorw o'f -Ffian kf or"fe;i-b6tiarff 1
said to be in sympathy with the French move, j
Prussian Royalty Is Convicted
of Attack on French
1 BERLIN, April 17. Potsdam socie
ty attended tho criminal court today,
attracted by the fact that for the first
time in Prussian history a prince of
the house of Hohenzollern occupied
tho defendant's bench. Prince Joa
chim Albrecht, Baron von Platen and
Prince liohcnlohc Langenburg, who
attacked members of the French com
mission at the Hotel Aldon recently,
were given a quick trail, and were I
fined 500. 200 and 1,000 marks, re-j
spectively. Notwithstanding the so
cial status of the audience, a patrol'
of security police carefully searched
the spectators for concealed weapons. I
Prince Joachim was decidedly nor-1
vous and admitted he had been drink-:
ing "a little" on the night of the dis
turbance. Me claimed, however, there
had been provocation from the French
In summing up the case the judge1
said it had been established by tcsti-;
mony that Prince Joachim and Baron;
Platen htd thrown glasses and candle-j
sticks at the Frenchmen, and that)
Prince Hohenlohe had hurled a boot
at them. j
"The court," he added, "refuses to1
pass judgment against its conscience!
to pleose anybody, regardless of who'
ho is." I
CONTRACTOR VICTIM !
. " OF CONFIDENCE MEN j
TEXARKANA. Texas. April 17. J.l
SchaeCfer, contractor of Rock Island,'
111., reported to the police here today!
the loss of $11,000 cash he paid to con-
fidence men in the hope of making ai
coup in a stock market operation. The
first move in Ihc game was made at'
Hot Springs, Ark., last week, accord-1
ing to his stateent to police, the end!
coming when the two men .promoting,
the alleged swindle, disappeared with
the money. i
Schaeffer had to borrow. monev here'
to buy a ticket to Rock Island, he told!
GIANT PAPER MILL
PROJECT IN CANADA
OTTAWA. April 17. A syndicate of
English publishers is propared to
spend $40,000,000 in Canada to insure
an adequate and continuous supply of
news print paper, accoriUng to G. R.
Hall Caine, son of the English novel
ist. !Mr. Caine, who Is' in Canada rep
resenting the syndicate, says he pro
poses to Iniy 1,000 square miles of
limber ,andA c,rcL mills. .'
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! OHIO MAN WILL j
' FINANCE PLAN TO !
DAYTON, 0., April 17 E.
i B. Weston, local manufacturer,
lias offered to finance an exper
iment to communicate with
Mars, should the government,
refuse use of an airship at Fort
Professor David Todd, of Am
herst university, plans to make
an attempt next Friday- to com
municate with the planet by
wireless from an airship piloted
by Captain Leo Stevens, if fed
eral consent is given.
Weston offers to pay all ex
penses of the experiment, stipu-
I lating the flight must start from
KIDNAP YOUTH TO
DANVILLE. Ky . April 17 Police
of Danville and other Kentucky cities
arc searching for two or more men
who are believed to have kidnaped AV.
II. Trimble; -Jr.. seven-year-old sot) of
a railroad fireman, hero last night,
and who aro thought to have taken
the boy out of the city in an automo
bile. The boy's father said he ; did. not'
believe a ransom was the object' out
that the men took tho boy Lo satisfy
a grudge held against the Trimble
family by one of the party.
CHICAGO PAUSES FOR
CHICAGO. April 17. Machinery of
the city, county, state and federal of
fices paused in Chicago this morning
during the funeral of Roger C. Sulli
van, Democratic leador. who died at
his homo "Wednesday. Scores of pub
lic officials and political leaders and
thousands of members of civic organ
izations and friends attended .the fu
neral services at Holy Name cathe
dral and marched in a procession
from the church through tho business
The funeral services were conduct
ed by Archbishop Mundelein. Burial
was at Mount Carmel cemetery.
U. S. AMBASSADOR IS
MAROONED BY STRIKE
ROME, April 17. Robert Under
wood Johnson, American ambassador
lo Italy, Is believed to be marooned
somewhere in northern Italy as a re
sult of the general strike there. He Is
due to..nrrivo here tonight, but advices
rom Turin state the train from Paris
has not reached that city. 7 . .
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Extend Domination of South
i ern Pacific Mexico for
TROOPS ARE MOVING
I TOWARD AGUA PRIETA j
Deny Two Gunboats Wers i
Seized by Rebels Along
Mexican Coast i
AGUA PRIETA. Sonora, April 17.
Sonora revolutionary forces march
ing into naloa'are extending their
domination of (he Southern Pacific de
Mexico, an American-owned railroad, i
as they advance, according to a dis-i
patch from Hermosillo, capital of Son
ora. made public here today. The j
railroad, it was said, would continue,
to be operated by the state of Sonora ,
lor military uses.
More than four hundred troops ar-1
rived here last night and early today j
and more are en route to defend Aguaj
Prjeta against .any attnekby Carran-i
lsat Wfounced "by GenerlVl"?'. j
M. Pina, military commander in this'
section. Reinforcements also are being I
sent to troops on the Sonora-Chihua !
hua border, he said. j
SWEDEN TO HOLD
LEADER OF REVOLT
STOCKHOLM, April 17. Dr. Wolf-j
gang Kapp, leader of the reactionary!
revolt in Berlin on March 13, who was'
arrested at Sotdertelje yesterday, has'
been in Sweden for a week, having ar- i
rived by airplane from Germany or.'
April 10. He shaved off his mous-,
tache, but was recognized by a Swed
ish ati trior. J
Kapp spent Wednesday night mer- j
ry-muking with a party of Swedish
engineers, who were not aware of his
identity. Ho seemed in good humor
when arrested. As he is wanted ini
Germany for a political offense he
cannot be surrendered, and no de
mand for his extradition is expected.
He was provided with a false pass
port bearing the. name of "Kan,z."
Tiie Swedish authorities .might expel)
him for this violation of the law, but!
In this case ho could cleot where hoj
would be sent. In the meantime he is'
'being held in jail. j
. FIGHTING CONTINUES
VLADIVOSTOK, April 10. (By the
Associated Press.) Heavy fighting
between Russian and Japanese forces
continues at Khabarovsk, at the
mouth of the Amur river, and casual
ties suffered by each side are heavy,
according to re'ports received here.
Towns along the Ushuri river
branch of the trans-Siberian railroad,
north of here, are help by Japanese,
but hundreds of Russians have again
started guerilla warfare in the hills.
Arrest of Russians by Japanese con
tinues here, but government buildings)
are being returned and the red flagj
LLOYD GEORGE KILLER
DECLARES IRISH JURY
CORK, Ireland, April 17. Charges
of wilful murder against Premier;
Lloyd George were brought In the ver
dict of the jury In tho Inquest into tho
death of Mayor MaeCurtaln of. this
city, assassinated last month, which
was rendered today. -
TRALEE, Ireland, April 1C. Con
stable Patrick Foley was found dead
in a milkyard today with twenty-six
bullet wounds In his body. Ho was
blindfolded and his hands were tied
behind his back.
ADOPT NEW METHOD
ON NAVY TIMEKEEPING
WASHINGTON, April 17. Ships of
Lhe American navy will keep their
clocks at standard time while at sea,
ao determined by the 24 -standard time
zones into which the surface of the
?lobe is divided, under a general or
tier announced today by the navy de
partment. Hitherto while at sea, a
ship's time was adjusted according to
Lhe position at noon each day. The
British, French and Italian navies al
ready have" adopted tho new method.
A SHAKEDOWN -
DETROIT, April 17. Jerome I
GJ. Moore, owner of a flat build-1
jmg, was in jail charged with
maliciously injuring property of
ienants he evicted while the ten
ants, reinstated in their flat,
ivere in possession of a lease for
! six months which a crowd of
(sympathetic neighbors "in-1
duced''' the landlord to sign.
; Moore's arrest followed his res-1
bue from possible violence at
bhe hands of the crowd which
included several hundred men
Moore had ordered the flat
vacated, it was said, and plan
ned to rent it to new tenants
for $150, an advance from $70.
The tenants claimed they were
unable to find another flat.
Springfield Federation Says
; Nation-wide Movement Is
Adding to H. C. L.
SPRINGFIELD. 111., April 17. The
overall clubs arc adding- to the high
cost of living of men who have to
wear them, the Springfield Federation
of Labor declares, and they passed a
resolution last night condemning the
movement. Denims have greatly ' in
creased in price since the movement
to wear overalls began, speakers said
at the labor meeting.
"VVILL.1AMSPQJIT. Pa., April 17.
More than 100 clerks and officials in
local offices of the Pennsylvania rail
road have organized the first "over
alls' club" here.
SHARON, Pa., April 17. An-overalls
club formed at "Wheatland, Pa.,
near Sharon, and one of the first to
be organized in western Pennsylvania,
has gone so far in its r.eal to protest
tho high cost of clothing as to inposo
a penalty upon members for failure to
Any member who fails to wear
overalls at all times will be ducked
in the ..Brie cana'I. The club is com-j
posed of business and professional i
SIOUX CITY, la., April 17. A
Sioux City overall club has been or
ganized.. About 150 have signed the
petition agreeing to start- wearing
overalls next Monday. t
ST. LOUIS, April 17. The "overall I
club" movement was Inaugurated hero
last night, three clubs being organ
ized. ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., April 17.
Police Judge W. W. McCIellan has
obtained several hundred signatures,
to a petition pledging lhe signers to
wear overalls until the price of cloth-j
Ing is reduced.
COASTWISE STEAMERS !
ARE UP FOR SALE j
NEW YORK, April 17. 13 ids wcro
sought today for the sale of thirteen,
coastwise steamers, a number of themj
passenger boats owned by the Atlan-j
tic, Gulf and Indies' lines. The ships
are the San Jacinto, Sabine, San Mar
cos, Rio Grande and Santiago of the
Mallory line, the Cherokee, Gcprgc W
Clyde, Inca, New York and Yaqua of
the Clyde line, and the Algtjrs, William
P. Palmer and Shawmut of tho South
ern Steamship company. Most of
them are comparatively old.
U. S. LOCOMOTIVES
BUCHAREST. April 17. Rumania
lias placed an order for fifty locomo
tives with the Baldwin Locomotive
company of Philadelphia, this being
the first stop taken toward improving
the demolished railways of this coun
try. The locomotives will be deliv
ered' by July 1. , .. I
LICE CdPM !
TO BUILD IIS
Houseboat Solves Problem for
Some; They Can Move
SOME TENANTS BUY
Carpenters Object to Scheme
for Use of Many Port
CHICAGO. April 17. This city is at
tempting to prevent rent profiteering
by regulating increases in rates and by
organizing a $100,000,000 corporation
lo build homes and sell them on easy
payments. Meanwhile, Chicago's flat
dwellers have been forming unions to
wage 1var on alleged profiteering land
lords and committees in the city coun
cil have been investigating increases
in rents ranging up to 100 and een
200 per cent'; '."-.'"'-Several
hundred families have solved
their individual housing problems, by
making theii; homea -; jh '-houseboats,
moored In the branches of" the Chicago
river, the Calumet and lakes in south
Chicago. Once in possession of a
'houseboat, the owner only has to pay
1 $1 a month for the privilege of moor
jing his craft. If he does not like his
location, he can move his home boat
elsewhere. Many of these boats cost
?1 ,000 each and have five rooms, par
lor, dining room, kitchen and two bed
rooms. Buy Up Apartments
In some cases, groups of tenants
have solved the rent problem by form
ing co-operativo companies and buy
jing the apartment houses In which
! tlinu livn
1 The housing corporation, which has
!been financed by banks and business
iraen, has under construction a plan to
'build a row of model houses in Grant
Park on the lake front. Examples of
many types of standardized homes
would be erected, furnished and sur
rounded by settings of trees and shrub
bery so that a prospective purchaser
of a new hoine could look over tho
styles before placing his order.
Attempts have been made to check
the city council and the Cook county
Real Estate Board, which investigated
'complaints and, when increases were
found lo be excessive, advised the
landlord to withdraw his demands. In
I generak the investigators have allowed
: an increase of about 30 per cent over
last year's rentals.
A proposal was made lo erect scores
jof portable houses but the carpenter's
i union declared its opopsition to that
plan even if tho houses came from
The recent tornadoes which de
stroyed 100 houses and damaged 400
more in Chicago and its suburbs have
augmented a housing shortage which
I had already become acute through
suspension of building operations in
'the war and long-drawn builders' con
MINE LESEE STABBED
IN NECK BY WORKER
EUREKA, April 17, George Humble
?,2, lessee at the Chief Consolidated
Mine, was stabbed in the throat yes
terday and may die. Frank Pellerico,
one of his employes, is alleged to be
the assailant and has been lodged in
jail and will be held until it is known
whether Mr. Humble will recover.
Should the victim of the slabbing not
recover, charges of manslaughter will
be lodged against the knife weilder,
the police declare.
The stabbing occurred when Mr.
Humble gave orders about the mixing
of' ore. Pellerico is said to .have
jumped at his employer with a drawn
knife and cut him severely about the(
neck and shoulders. j
CITY WILL ASSIST
PORTLAND, Ore., April 17. Nu
merous complaints by tenants who al
lege profiteering by landlords have
been filed with Lionel C. Mackey, dep
uty city attorney, appointed by Mayor
George L. Baker lo Investigate the
rental situation here.
Reports filed with Mackey's office
declared Increases in rents to. have
been levied all the way from 75 per
cent to 150 and 200 per centslnce
WORKERS TO BE I
TOLD OBJECTS I
Headquarters of Outlaw Union
Says Men Are Advised to
Take Old Jobs
TO CONTINUE, CLAIM
Early Resumption of Normal
Traffic Looked for As
Result of Move
CHICAGO, April 17. Hope
ior settlement of the railroad
strike here today apparently
was definitely lost this morn
ing- when the grand lodge offi
cers, directors and trustees of
the ' ' outlaw ' 1 union reiterated
their original demands, and
added two new ones to tho
CHICAGO, April 1 7. The H
railroad strike here will be
called off toda', it was report- JH
jed at headquarters of the Chi- 1
cago Yardmen's association,
: the "outlaw" union, this morn- jH
-j Officials of the union are in
' conference. A mass meeting of
the strikers, at which, they
J will be, advised to return to jH
j.jwoi'k, is 'to. be. held .this evei
3 nine? it is said.
i The men will be told, it was ijl
(reported, that their objective '11
Sjhad been obtained, that their
j wage demands would receive
-;the prompt attention of the '
new railway labor board and
that the new union would con
s. tinue, with or without the '
- sanction of the railroads.
j Among those at the confer- '
,ence were John Grunau, presi
; dent; Charles Riley, vice pres
Jident; A. W. Casseday, secre
tary; William L. Bond", treas
'urer, and Fred A. Feltner, ser
igeant at arms, of the yard
; men's association, all of whom
were arrested on Thursday
; charged with conspiracy to
violate the Lever act. ,
Union officials pointed out '
that the proposed plan of "ad
'vising" the men to return to I
iwork is as nearly an order to
return to their posts as the 11
i "rebel" leaders can give in
View of their contention that
the walkout was a movement
of individuals and that the ( H
union chiefs had no power . H
i "to force them to return to H
At union headquarters it H
was said that the leaders H
would "suggest" that suffi
cient men would return to H
work to break the strike in the H
Chicago switching district, H
where 8000 men walked out H
beginning seventeen -days ago. H
At a special meeting of the H
Baltimore & Ohio passenger H
trainmen, at which J. A. Lee, H
general chairman of the Broth- H
erhood of Railroad Trainmen, H
was present, the men voted to H
return to -work at noon today. , H
Officials said this action would H
restore passenger traffic to l
normal and would affect sev- H
eral hundred men who have H
been on strike. jH
15 KILLED, 80 HURT
IN SPANISH RIOT
MADRID, April 16. Fifteen work- 1 H
men a. ere killed and SO wounded dur-
ing recent labor disturbances In the H
Asturias region, according to reports
received here. Order has been restored
everywhere, it is announced. !