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H "nTt.Tth Year-No." 155 Pr.ce n7e"cCnta OGDEN rTY,UTAH SATURDAY EVENING, JUNE 19, T920. LAST EDITION 4 P. M H
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Pitched Battle Fought In Irish City
. BLflffi GUSH
Nationalists and Unionists En
gage in Pistol and Rifle
MILITARY CALLED TO j
' - - BRING ABOUT ORDER
Reports Received by Authori
ties Show Many Persons
e e j
! LONDON, June 0. Premier
Lioyd George declared to tin rail
way delegation ulileli lie confer
red with yesterday with regard lu
llio sending of troops and muni
tions tn Ireland that the govern
ment would never agree to an In
dcendonl Irish ivpubllc uulos
absolutely beaten to the ground.
'Hils Htalcment appears In the of
ficial rcjort of the eonferenee.
The premier drawing an anal
ogy Iwlwecn Ireland and the Unit
ed States wild that President Lin
coln raced a million eiiMialtles
ami fle years of war rather than
acknowledge tJie Independenee of
tho southern Males, and the Urll
Ish government would do the
snmo tldng If iieeeary.
LOXDOXDERRY, Ireland, June 19.
This city spent another night of ter
ror 'lost night an a rosult of vlolont
pistol and rifle, fighting bo twee n nu
tlonallsta and unionists. Thora was a
two-hour pitched battle at tho Itlvor
sldo Comparative qulot was finally
Many or tho unionists engaged ln
tho affray were ox -soldiers. ;
The small polleo force was iiower-1
losa and tho military ultimately had
to Do called out. Comparative Iran-I
null conditions were restored by mld-J
night, although firing1 continued sev-.
oral hours more.
The report received by tho authorl-'
tlos during tho morning showed thall
several men had boon wounded. I
During the affray armed parties
of both factions controlled largo a roan
In various parts of the city. These,
parties stopped all pedestrians whom1
Uiey soarched for urnuj. j
Londonderry was the scene of heavy
fighting: on Saturday night. May 15,
unionists und nationalists clashing for
hours, A policeman was killed by tho!
rioters and many persons were wo'und- 1
od. Tho rioting was renewed on Sun
day and hundreds of troops had to bo,
brought to thi scene, it was not un-:
til well Into tho week that tho city;
was fully quieted down.
r HUSBAND TELLS IN '
MURDER TRIAL OF
KILLING HIS RIVAL
ILANPORli. Calif.. Jur 19.--Taklng
t lie witness t.-nid in his
own behalf. William J. I'orbes,
postmaster of Deeth. Nevada, on
trial here for murder, told how
H killed Clarence ttcaton, VIs
ftu carpenter, who li described
as a rival for 'his wife's atlactlons.
In a full statemtul. Porbes reit
erated Hie confession he was h1
Itfgod to have made to an Elko.
Nevada, ncwupuper lust February.
Forbes said that at the time of
Uie kllltng he wa taking ISnlon
to Nevada in his automobile to
flice airs. Forbes. The two men
had agreed that lira. Forbes was
kw to take her choice between them.
HEfl $atwoen this city and Stratford
the lights on the automobile went
out and the pair got out to make
repairs. As they stepped out Ea
t6n rushed at Forbcr with a
, screwdriver and he -ot and klll-
ed him, Forbes testified.
I 'VETS' FIND HOTELS AT
ATLANTIC CITY TOO HIGH
TOLEDO, June 10 Tho national
encampment of the Grand Army of
the Republic next September will not
be held lu Atlantic City because of ex
cessive rates demanded by the hotols
of that city, according to Captain V. '
C. Alexander, one of tho officers who
returnod from Urlchsvllle. Ohio, after 1
a conference with P. M. Hall, national
com.mander of Columbus.
Captain Alexander said he was dele
gated by Commander Hall to negoti
ate with tho Toledo chamber of com
merce and other civic bodies and offer
( tho encampment to this city. Com-
, mander Hall and Judge O'Nell, na
tional adjutant general, will bo in To
ledo next Monday morning, when defi
nite announcement of the place of
1 1 holding the encampment will be made.
Captain Alexander said,
POLICE SEARCH FOR
H i HEAD OF DEAD WOMAN
J ST. JOSEPH. Mo.. June 19. An un-
ST - signed letter, received by the police
today, stated that the headless body
found In I.ako Contrary several days
.-go la that of an Onmlin woman. The
pictlin'a head has not yot been found.
SAVING OF WOMAN
POWER ON FARMS
URGED IN REPORT
I WASHINGTON, June 19.
1 Modernization of farm houses ,
! and general- usage of labor sav
! ing devices as a means to pre. 1
' vent wastage of woman power, ,
are urged in a report made pub- j
i lie today by the department of I
I agriculture, agents of which re
1 cently conducted a survey of
I farm houses.
I A reasonable amount of plan
ning and well directed invest
; mcnt in modern farm house
equipment, the report asserts,
I would prevent a large part of j
i the wastage of energy on the
I part of the nation 's rural home-1
1 makers. j
I COLO COMFORT
! 10 DEPUTATION:
Lloyd George Points Out Diffi-j
culties in Plans to Abolish j
fcdNTjtTXTTuno IMio of?icia"l "re"- j
port tf tile -Interview which Premier!
Lloyd Goorge had on "Wednesday with
delegates of tho League to Abolish !
War shows tho deputation received j
cold comfort. The prom lor assisted j
by Arthur J. Balfour, president of tho!
council, and Earl Curzon. secretary;
foreign nffnlrs. subjected tho deputa-'
tlon, individually and collectively to ;
a scvore questioning. He endeavored:
to learn from them. down to the
smallest detail, what they desired ,
done, with a view to showing its im-!
Too Many Jin tantieme nts.
Mr. Lloyd George's argument wad:
that the great powers, oxcopt tho
United States, already had loo many,'
entanglements to bo able to supply
forces to the league to create an in-j
ternatlonal police torce large enough;
to coerce, for lntance, Russia or Po-:
laud. He admitted the Ideas of A'ls-j
count Grey and President Wilson for,
an International force were possible!
ideals hut said they weio lmpracti-l
rtihl.. .( III,. Kr.int tli, 1.1. MM,.., .,-.1,-1,1 "!
, be added, become more practical If
the United States later docided to en
Uer. but It Is idle to go into discussion
with the United States now.
) ContrQcry Arlscri. '
I A controversy arose between George
N'lcoII Barnca, former minister with
out portfolio, und the premier, the for
. mer complaining that no pressure had
'been applied to Poland. Mr. Lloyd
George retorted with the assertion that
three great powers, from the very ta-
Me at which they were sealed, made
j 1 cpreaenlutious to Poland beforo her
attuek on Uussia was started, but
I Asked why economic pressure was
tnot applied the premier replied;
I "Such pressure has already been ap-
plied to a point where the Russian
I people are starving; ft Is Impossible to
; apply it more."
The premier contended the same
principles applied to Armenia and tho
Thing is Impossible.
"It Is impossible." he stated, "for
the league to call Into being any forces
not already existing. What would hap
pen If ou asked America or Franco
I to supply troops and they refused "
Quebtloned why tho league had not
(established control over the Darda-1
j nelles. Mr. Lloyd George ooiuted out
that France and Italy hail been un
able to spsro the forcos which they
engaged to supply to control the wat
erway. Must we go to war with
I France to compel them to keep their
obligations?" he asked. 1
J They Know lSngiuc. j
If the members of the deputation,
the premier observed, had worked the!
I engine from the in9ide. as ho and Mr. I
i Balfour had done for the last e!gh-
teen months, thoy would bolter rea-;
Uze tho difficulties encountered in'
bringing the league into full opera
tion. Mr. Balfour then asked the deputa
tion where the league's International
force wqh to be kept should it be
Saint Helena, or, perhaps, Labrador.
Certainly, ho declared, If it were kept
in France it would not fight Franco
and if kept In England It would not
Premier Lloyd Georgo confessed he
was not qulto convinced that an Inter
national nrmy was the best method of
preserving peace, but emphasized it
us his belief that any attempt to force
peace would only destroy the league.
UNCLE SAM SENDS
OUT NEW WARNING
WASHINGTON, Juno 13. Warning
that agreements between manufac
turers and dealers which prevent deal
ers from reducing tho selling prices of
manufactured artloles is unlawful was
3oundcd today by the department of
Justice as part of lis campaign to
lower the .cost of living.
RULE ONLY By
i TERROR METHOD;
I Moscow Looks as Though,
i Smitten by Plague. Asserts J
; Daring Correspondent I
isTARVING MASSES ARE I
! IN DESPERATE CONDITION!
Majority Too Weak and De-
1 pressed by Starvation to Rise
! Coprlght. 1020, Newspaper Kntor
' prise Association.
! By ,T. HERBICP.T DUCKWORTH
i N. IS. A. Staff Correspondent.
, TtEVAL, ESTHONIA, June 15. I
was stunned at the appearance of,
j Moscow. j
1 had read what correspondents had'
I written from Moscow and know they.
j must have been led on a Cook's tour
through the city. J
! They never saw tho real Moscow or.
I they could not have written without
I reservation that the city was running,
I can flatly contradict those who sa.v 1
there arc automobiles, well dressed J
people, and thcatre3 and restaurants j
running full blast. Moscow looks as
though omltten with a terrible plague.'
The people arc dazed with sorrow; J
tholr clothes are threadbare and they
1 are shoeless. '
I l'eojdo Starving to Death. !
I True, there Is opera In a few thea-7
! tre., and a few restaurants and a few
neighborhood movies, but they are
I not for the starving masses., !
- Tho oly oj.no monies aro-.lb-osc cataJ.
Vying commissar's and armed soldiers
from the extraordinary communion. :
The people shudder as these Jugger-I
nauts race through the streets. I
Every other Bchool and public build
ing is a prison, through the barred j
windows of which one sees rooms;
packed with prisoneis charged with1
aiding tfie counter revolution. I
I saw long lines of haggurd, miser-1
ably clad people waiting outside the I
Soviet knenons lor one meal a day. ;
The citizens looked like shades
from purgatory. Their dull, drawn J
faces were like sickly parchment. Tneyi
were like the sins of (the starved,
stalking the streets.
'lmoo Furniture For Food. I
Tho shops were closed and their
dirty, broken windows were plastered
with flaring red revolutionary posters.
Such department stores as the Muir
and Merriles. which were to Moscow
what Marshal Field Is to Chicago, arc
now empty shells.
Koznutaky avenue, onco the Fifth!
avenue of Moscow, Is now like the'
Bowery of .New York. I
j An early Sunday morning tour of
Moscow included not only the former
j business district known as ihc Kftal,
: but the city suburbs where the work
I ers dwell. 1 passed through the fain
I ous Sukarev public market Sunday,
j One can buy anything from beeves to
I canaries at the prices charged, but
, the market is for .the commissars'
; speculators only.
I 1 vlslieu the otreet market on Kar-
etnl Sadovia. Butter coat 2.S00 rnblc3
a pound, while bread 7&0 rubles" a
j pound," eggs 1JU rubles each, pickled
, nerring j.yoo rubles each and pota
. toes 3uu rubles a pound.
! Thousands who are not working for
; the government exist - by exchanging
, household good3 to the farmers for
I food. The tarniers own pianos, phon
I ographs, fine pictures and carpets.
J Everybody carrk-b his own bread in
his pockets, brief casej or in bun
I dies slung with strings across his
1 back. 1 was stopped scores of times
1 by people begging for bread. Men,
I like mongrel uogs, at iho Mchollsky
station were devouring scraps thrown
j from a ltod Cross traiu.
i Killed By Terror Only.
Plumbing Is unobtainable and sanl-."
! tary arrangements have completely
j broken down. I have seen disgust
ingly Indecent acts on the streets by
men and women.
1 quite believe the statement made
to me by n masquerading commissar
that tho Communist leaders fear 100,
OOu of the 300,000 paid-up Conunun-i
The minority rules by terror only
j because the majority are too weak
and depressed by starvation to ri3e.
A dozen officials of the Communist
I party begged and implored me to help!
I them escape to America. '
; As for housing tho workers In the
I dwellings of tho bourgeoisc, the re
sult is ludicrous, if not pathotic. Bc-i
hind the dirty, curtalnlcss window'
of the once handsome apartment,
houses on tho Tworskyr and the great
Sadolva 1 saw hungry, half clad chil
dren of the Reds living In furniture
loss rooms. I saw mothers going in
and out with pails of food from tho
People are sick of the rule of Len
Ino and Trotsky. Tho revolution is
not won for I found all the Commun
ists xtlll talking civil war. But tho
heavily armed Red Guard at every
corner and machine guns mounted on
motor trucks racing everywhere, tho
ma S3 of Russian people would havo
overturned tho Uolshcvlkl govern
ment long ago.
FAMOUS PHYSICIAN OF
SWEDEN DIES AT 85 YRS.
STOCKHOLM. Juno IS. Gnstav
Zander, S5. the famous Swedish physi
cian and founder of the Zander sys
tem of medico-mechanic gymnastics,
died on Thursday.
PRESIDENT SIGNS ' !
BILL TO PROVIDE,
NEW SET TEETH j
WASHINGTON, une 19.
1 Treasury officials today expc- :
. ditcd payment of S35;to Michael ; !
McGarvey, an employe of the ,
Brooklyn navy yarcp for a new ) j
j set of false teeth, which con-. ;
gTess decided he was entitled to ! '
since his othor set was demol
1 ished in an accident; President ( ',
: Wilson yesterday approved a
, bill for payment of. the claim ;
j along with seven other measure j
l passed near the close of the last I
I session of congress,:. including1 1
i the water power development ; '
bill. ' i
WIFE PICKS OUT:
.Five Million Pictures of Sena
tor Harding to Adorn
Towns and Villages .
(v ...g ;.V-
CJUCAfiO, June HI.--Mrs. Warren
G Harding haj personally approved
the picture of Senaur "lardlm; which j
will be used by the Republican na-,
tlonal committee in the comm.; cam- '
Five millinn lithographs benilnrf the j
picture chosen by the senator's wife j
as his best ll.tcncss are,' Swlns printed. I
Distribution will start Monday.
Colby Xot n Candidal!.
WASINGTON. June 19- Bainbridge.
Colby declared in a statement todayl
that ho was not even "a receptive can
didate" for permanent chairman of
tho Democratic national convention.
Mr. Colby said: ;
"The report persists that J am to
be permanent chairman of the Dem- J
ocratic convention. This repfort has
no foundation. The organization of:
the convention Itself will ilecldc. 1
Goinp: for Business.
"I am not even a receptive candl-!
dale for tho position of permanent
chairman. There are many members;
of the party with much stronger claims
I upon its recognition aim wno ricniy
i deserve any honor in its gift. I am
going to the oonvention with no other
thought than to co-operate heartily
' with my fellow delegates from' the
I District of Columbia and to partlcl
1 pato in the deliberations of tho con-
vention modestly and 1 hope helpfully.
"1 shall leave at the last possible
moment and return to my duties In
Washington the moment the conven
! Can't Take Vacation.
WASHINGTON'. June 11). Senator
Warren G. Harding, Republican pres
i ideutlal nominee, today had tcmporar
i lly abandoned his plan for taking a
j vacation, and remained in "Washing
ton for further conferences with par
I ty leaders. It was said these confer
i enccs likely would continue until tho
r nominee leaves for his homo in Mar
I ion. O., where ho will be notified for
I mally of his nomination,
i The date of tho notification still was
i undecided toduy. Senator Harding
j still was receiving belated congratu
lations and promises of support from
Republican leaders and many called
in, person to discuss issues of tho
forthcoming campaign. All were
' agreed that the most essential step was
to weld into one organization all ele
ments of the party.
lias Body Guard. . .
Senator Harding had a long 'confer
ence at his homo last night with
Chairman "Will H. Hays, of the Re
publican national committee, and Har
ry M. Daugherty, his campaign man
James S. Sloan, Jr.. for fourteen
years secret service agent at the White,
House, took up hl3 duties, today as
personal attendant to the Republican
REPORT PLANNED ON
MARKETING OF GRAIN
WASHINGTON'. June 10. The fed
eral trade commission today began the
preparation of a report to congress on
the marketing of .grain. Among sug
gestions beforo it la that future trad
ing be regulated and speculation elim
inated as far as consisted with tho re
tention of a hedging market,
Elimination of tho secrecy which
surrounds the activities of the grain
exchanges and the desirability of ex
tending tho co-operative principle to
tho operation and management of ele
vator and terminal facilities in the
grain industry has been urged by far
SMALL IOWA SAVINGS
BANK VAULT BLOWN OPEN
SPEN'CER, la., June 19, Bank rob
bers early today blew open the safe
In the Resale Saving.- bank, ten miles
south of here, and escaped with ?1,0U0.
in money and ?S',000 in Liberty bond3.'
STATE of mm1
Premiers Lloyd George and
Millerand to Confer on
POLAND REPORTED ON
VERGE OF DISASTER
Anxiety Expressed Over Con
l ditions Prevailing in Turkey
i With Kemal Defiant
' LONDON. June 10. A wireless
disnateh from Moscow today le
I'lnrcd that Afghan troops are
I coneentrnting at the Indlan-A'-chan
frontier In order to ntiack
the British n India.
LONDON. June 19. A confer
ence between Premier Lloyd
George and Premier MUlernnd of
J'rnnce has been arranged for
this aiternoon and Sunday at
Hyihe. which was the w;ciie of the
notuble conference between the
two nrlnie ministers In May over
, the German. Indemnity terms.
The Iljthc meeting: is prellnii
narv to the conference, ut llou
losne on Monday at ; which
1-Ynncf. Great Britain, Italy. Ju
lian. Belgium and Greece will be
Groat inierc--t is being taken
here in the meeting- at Boulogne.
NewMiapers remark the btate of
the world is more perilous than
It was two years ago.
Worries Over Turkey
; The Turkish natlojiallt ia-v
iioiV, In Anatolia unount?, "accord
Inir to M-'voral estimates to the
outbreak or a new war. Mutapliu
Kernel Pasha, leader of the na
tionalists. Is said to completely
control Anatolia with the excep
tion or a binnll area held by the
British. Ills Torces comprise ".
000 riulitlug: inon, who are well
coulppcd and have abundant
available reinforcements. ,
What remains of the Turki.-di
sovornment Is declared to 1k
helules. dditlonal anxiety has
been caused by I he belief that
Mustanha Kernel Is acting in ac
cord with the Russian Bolshevik
Renorls are Alarming
BERLIN. .Mine IS. Alarming
reports ol the military situation
on the Pollsh-Bolshcx ik front are
received by the Taegllsche Ruud
sohau from Brcslau. The Poles
have suffered Important reverses,
It is said, and In some places large
bodies of troops may surrender.
1111... M- Ml... I- lr nrilnKln.1 I)
I Is asserted, and the front from
Dunabursr to Podolsk is yielding
I irradually. and belief is expressed
that Warsaw may be occupied by
1 Soviet troops,
, Incitement prevails ihrough
! oul Poland, the dispatch suys.
I The Polish minister to Germany
j told the Associated Press today he
had received no such reports, ami
that he considered them "incrcdi
Greeks Mnv Send Force
! LONDON. June 10. During Ms
I visit to London to discuss the c.ic
i ciitlou oT the Turkish treaty and
; the position or the Greek aulhorl
; ties at Smyrna, the Greek prc
i mier. .M, Venlelos, according lo
I the London Times Is liclicved to
hac expressed his readiness to
I nlace Grcok forces nl the disposal
of the allies for execution of the
treat v. M. Vculzclos, adds the
newspujcr. Is- convinced that if
the restrictions imioscd by tho
simrcnic council upon Greece
were removed she could very
oulckly reduce tho Turkish na
j tlonalllsts o reason.
! Turks Want .More Time
PAltlS. June 19. Dnmad l-'crid
! Pasha, Turkish grand vizier and
j head oT the peace delegation from
Turkey has nsked l lie peace con-
icrencc for nn extension of time in
presenting observations on t he
treaty, according to announce
, Turkey, early in June, -was
clAcn nn extension of time
amounting to fifteen days in
which lo make Its reply to the
terms of peace presented by the
allied nations. The reply the ex
tension granted at that time is due
I - uu
! AMERICAN CHURCHMEN GO
TO LONDON CONFERENCE
NEW YORK. June 13. Prominent
dignitaries of the Protestant Episcopal
church in this country were among
the passengers on tho steamship Celtic
palling today for England, where they
will attend the Lambeth conference,
which opens In London July i.
The delegation included tho Rlgnt
Rev. Dr. Shaylcr, newly elected bishop
CONVICT YOUNG WIFE OF
KILLING HER HUSBAND
SEATTLE, Juno 19. Madge Anna
Sawyer, 21, was found guilty by a jury'
here of second degreo murder for
killing Howard I. Sawyer to whTom she
had been married but a few months.
She" said she shot when her husband
pointed a pistol at her during, a (iuar
1 rel. -. . . . i
! MERCHANT KING i
, HELD PROFITEER i
I BY U. S. AGENTS j
! NEW YORK, June 19 Fred- !
crick Gimblc, first vice prcsi- !
i dent of Gimblc Brothers' de-, !
, ! partment store with bnuichc3 in j
j 1 many cities, was arrested today
by department of justice agents
on a charge of profiteering in j
clothing. Gimblc is head of the
New York store.
J. J, Dowdell, general mer
i chandise manager of the store,
i and C. D. Slawter, clothing buy
t er, also were arrested on similar
charges. All throe are charged
with making profits in clothing
j j of from 90 to 275 per cent.
Provision Opposed by Leading
World Powers May Be Put
: -Jw.r.--t-,--T-- i ' uA-2f-
WASHINGTON". June ID. Editorial
comment In Mexico City newspapers
and interviews with prominent offi
cials of the present government of
Mexico, as shown in dispatches re
ceived here today, Indicate there is a
strong probability that the new ro
glmo will support and endorse the
famous article 27 of the constitution
of 1 9 1 7. against the operation ol
which the United States. Great Brit
ain and 'France repeatedly have pro
tested. Excelsior, a leading newspaper of
Mexico City, announced that "wo
found almost unanimity of opinion to
uphold In all Its iarts the. nationaliza
tion of the subsoil, which is regarded
as indispensable to the development
Secretary is Named.
MEXICO CITY. June 19. Salvador
Martinez Alomia was appointed secre
tary of the interior today, his nomina
tion completing the provisional cab
inet. Senor Alonia was formerly Mex
ican diplomatic representative in
The Mexican railway was turned
back to Its owners by the government
today. This property is British con
trolled. Queen Mary being the princi
Women Reported Slain.
MEXICO CITY. June 1 'J. Three
hundred women on nip follower at
tached to the government forces havo
been killed by tho orders of Francisco
Villa, the bandit, according to El
Democrata today, quoting Jacinto
Triloba, a wealthy merchant of Jim
Inez, state of Chihuahua. Excelsior
prints a similar story, but does not
gie the source of Its information.
According to Trueba, Yllln captured
the women during an encounter with a
regiment of defacto cavalry between
Farral and Jlmlnez. He ordered the
women lined up for review to s
whether any were soldiers masquerad
ing. One woman shot twice al Villa,
but missed. ITnablo to learn which
one attacked him Villa ordered all
the women herded together and shot
WOMEN RIOTERS FORCE
TOWN STORES TO CLOSE
CACERES. Spain. June l'J. Indig
nation by the population against store
keepers over high prices ended In a
demonstration by women who pamtieo
the streets and caused the stores to
close. There "was a collision with the
police in which several persons were
injured. The storekeepers promised to
reduce prices forty per cent but the
people demanded a fifty per cent re
duction. The governor threatens ro
declare a state of siege if the disturb
ances continue. I
GERMAN SHIPS AGAIN
PASS THROUGH CANAL
WASHINGTON", June IS. Re-appearance
of Gorman tonnage was not
ed in the monthly report of Aotlng
Governor Morrow of the Tanama
canal, Secretary Baker today. During
April, tho report showed, four Ger-
man ships aggregating 25,000 tons,
traversed the canal paying $20.S72 m
TRIO BIND PROPRIETOR,
LOOT JEWELRY STORE
TORONTO, June 19. Three armed
robbers entered the jewelry store of
Abraham Rosenthal here, bound ana
gagged tho proprietor and escaped
with 50,000 worth of .Jewelry and
$5,000 worth of Victory bonds. They
left Rosenthal In the cellar and drove
away In a SQven-passengjr automo
bile.. ' ' .' - Jr.J-.i 1
conn of I
LABOR FDR 1321 I
j Colorado Capital Wins Over
I Birmingham in Vote of
t Federation Members
J LABOR UNIVERSITY H
j ONE THING PROPOSED H
(Federation Also Interested in
Obtaining Control of Num
ber of Newspapers
MONTH ISA U Juno 15. Dcnvci.
Colo., was selected by tho America
ll'oderatlon of Ijibor here today for
Its 1021 convention.
j Birmingham. Ala., was the onb
I rival under dlscusaldn.
Denver defeated Birmingham for
the convention by S-1,000 to 12.C11
I votes, when on motion of tho south
ru delegates Denver was declared
i W. G. Shon. of the Palntors, Dcco-
ratoi-s and Paper Hangers, was unani-
mously selected fraternal delegate to jH
;the Canadian Trades and Labor con-
The federation decided, today it
Would flgut "criminal profiteering ' JM
and the high cost of living by the oo
operative movomqnt. It pledged lt
assistance to local and central bodies
in forming societies and establishing
and operating co-operative ctorea.
A levy was approved of $1 on every
local union to establish a bureau ot jH
co-operation for "promoting and i'd- tM
vanclng tho cautfc of true co-opera- VM
tlon In the United SUites and Canada
The federation also will urge a fed
, eral law to permit the co-operation oi
( o-opcratlve socletlea organised on tin
1 Rochdale system. IB
"Tho workers rcogulzo . cJvarU . jH
isald tho ruport approved by the fed- IB
;ratldii., .4'that If thpy establish and
tUt&S&VZ tJfclr WtipijetaJ l,jind wholosaU
izlng them loyally, they will reduce
the cost of living at least to tho d.- VM
greo that tho private retail merchant
I and middleman have been profiteer- jH
ling upon thein. '
I Deploring the "un-American condl- jH
tlon" In thf District of Columbia. Hit. IB
( federation pledged support to the resl- IB
dents of the national capital in their jH
fight. to obtain a voice In the affairs
!of our government.
The condition of disfranchisement
, In the District of Columbia was do- JM
ielarcd by the lesolution "Inimical to
I the best interests of manhood and
l'i-oteet Union Teachers.
i The executive council and Interna
J lional unions were instructed to aid
(and jirotect union school teachers
from being discriminated against 1)
i cause of their association with orga
Samuel Gompers, president, was an
Uhorlzed lo appoint a commission tc
'investigate the feasibility of establish
ling a national labor unlvcrsiiy.
Congress was called upon to gn
rej)resenlation to residents of the Pan
Jam a canal zono in a territorial dele
Igate to the nalional government.
The executive council also was in-
strutted to consider a plan which ul
:timately would icsult in labor roeur
' Ing control of a number of dally news
I papers for the purpose of giving 'fair
representation in inatters In which ?.
, bor is concerned." H
The federation adopted a resolution
'calling upon congress to renew lhr H
j tn per cent tax on child labor em- H
plovi'.n when tlie present law expire H
in December and urged the enactment lH
oi' "more effective" child labor lcgl
TO CHILDREN IN
j HEALTH MOVEMENT
WASHINGTON. June IS.
President Wilson In a letter ad-
drcMed to the "six million health
crusaders in the United States,"
I cxprcMCd the hopo that every boy
and girl In the country will con- jH
tiniie the efforts toward better
I health as set forth In the "health
crusade" now being waged in the
The president's letter, made
I ubllc today In connection with
the presentation of a health pa-
geant by the school children of
I 'Washington, says:
"It Is deeply gratifying to me
as it mu3t be to every patriotic
citizen, to know that the children
of the country are striving so
earnestly to co-operate in the
building up of the health of the
nation. It is my earnest hope that jH
every boy and .girl will continue IH
the good work until tho 20 million IH
school children of the United IH
States are united in tho one great H
causo of bettor health for chll-
SPAIN GUARDS PORTS TO H
PREVENT ENTRY OF ARMS
MADRID. Juno 18. Tho authorities
are exercising stringent vigilance over
Norwegian steamers arriving at Span- H
Ish ports whioh aro roportod to bo cai - jH
rylng arms and ammunition. At Vigo
tho Norwegian steamor - Sicllla was IH
searched because of a report that she
had a largo quantity aboard but none
was found. At Barcelona several ves- H
sels are under close observation. Thev H
are said to be carrying arms from
I Russia for revolutionary purposes.