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TELEPHONES SIX PA ES -Business Oficee TODA ' Editorial Rooms _T...T...- .i.i TODA.P2S9 P2ES 1(JL1ME 1 I_ 1I31 ___ _______ 1 IH r t I'AN, WEDNE.S1,.; I.NL PRICE FIVE C 9NTS 250R 0 STRIKE IN ENGLAND REVOLUTION RAGING THROUGHOUT RUMANIA High Cost of Living May Cause Panic Among Profiteers and Speculators SPRICES DUE FOR A BIG DROP Market Panic Predicted. Greatest Stocks of Food in History of the U. S. Now in Storage. (Special United Press Wire.) New York, lan.- 20.--Food speculators hold the grpatest stocks of edibles ever gathered iii storage in the warehouses of hle UInited States. Prices are lthe highest in thle history of .\mo1eri ta antd1 cannot11( , maintain ie highll level at which they ;11le I i ]ltlaced. .\ Illmrket pinic of import an(( is I n1Cll(ii g. Thlese statemen Is were made Imlay ly P. Q. Iov, miilrket, ex lrl, o t I, t'inted Press. FIl y Sedite of the Market. leport, Continued on Page Three) PEACE TABLE SQUABBLE IS NOW ON IN EARNEST New York, Jan. 29.-~A Neow York Stin Paris (dispatch sayes the I'renicth plan to use allied Itroops, inelidinug Amner ican..t, wioh I.t Polish divisions now ill Francee, for a hol shevik blhiarrieadle in Poltiid finds no ahtvo' with Anmeriian delegates ai. tie peace conference.. iFrance is opltposing the use of 2',0).0,000 tons of' Geinan shilpping to carri''y tiroops I the ullniited States and return with '.id, t'eari'inig (Germiany will get ia. trade foothold. and osesiape conse(illueniioes of' her lllthless warfare. ANOTHER RUSSIAN COSSACK BILL BOBS UP AT HELENA While Junkers and A. C. M. and Their Anarchist News papers Talk of Red Russia, Four Military Bills Are Now in the Legislature Proposing to Prussianize the State of Montana. Helena, Jan. 29.-A bill providing for the creation of a state reserve military guard was introduced in the house today by Newman of Cascade. A rding to the terms of this meas c a military force would be organl ed for the purpose of sup NOTICE! The Business Men's Free Press club will meet at the usual place and hour this eve ning. All members urgently requested to attend, as steps have been taken by the junker element in Butte to curtail our liberty of qtion.-Adv. ESPIONAGE ACT FAILS IN COURT United States Supreme Court Decides Against Junkers and in Favor of Opponents of Autocracy. Washington, Jan. 29.--The first two appeals to the United States so preme court from convictions under the espionage act have been success ful. Both cases arose in South Da kota. One was that of William J. Head, a socialist organizer, who in the summer of .1917 circulated a pe tition for the repeal of the conscrip tion law, and expressed the opinions that the conscription law was un constitutional, that the war was, caused by the money interests in the east, and that "we were all damnned fools for supporting it." The other case was that of Eman uel Baltzer and 26 other socialist farmers of Russia and German ex traction, who sent to the governor o: South Dakota and others a rathre' incoherent petition p r o t e sti n g against the allowance of credits for (Continued on Page Three.) pressing riots and protecting prop erty and life. The Cascade representative pro poses to create a state guard similar to the military police, which have won fame and renown in other states. In other words, fearing that scabs and strikebreakers cannot be imade out of the returned soldiers, it is proposed to obey the wishes of the A. C. M. and place on the statute books of the state of Montana a law that will permit A. C. M. gunmen and paid tools of the Montana blood sucking octopus to organize a "mi litia" similar to that that terrorized the working people of Russia under the reign of the czar. An organization is needed by the profiteers and industrial pirates of montana that will not hesitate to "break" strikes and protect the lives and property of capitalist murderers and direct actionists, and that will (Continued on Page Thr e.) DEMOCRACY GETS A JOLT (Special U1.nited Plre ss \Vir ) Washington, Jan. 29. -- Chance: for any action falvorable to govern ment owncrship at lthis nonsion of congresss are practically, pan!el:; . While government ownership advol cates are planning a fight on the floor, they admit their chances of sucCccs are slimll. STRAIGHT FROM THE SHOULDER you carat maeTC i acab out of fMie IRespectfuiIlv dedticated to Iliose (etnIlI 'ei~ \:I 1iope lo iI.,e the vecessities of PetIuvie(I sot (leis and( sailtirs to brea~k itloiýi w~oikiig atidl wage cociotl ous ofI" hejir ellowvs. WAR BOARD IS IN DIS FAVOR Strikers Wire Congress to Abolish Fleet Corporation and Macy Adjustment Board. Strike Still On. (Special United Press Wire.) Senttlb. Jan. 20.-Hetting the date for the Droposed walkout of all union men in Seattle in sympathy with the shipyard strikers is expected to be made today, when the Central Labor council offered to supply the strikers with food if the masses strike. Tacoma, Jan. 29.--The shipyards strike conbmittee is demanding that the Emergency Fleet corporation and the Macy adjustment board be abolished. The. committee yesterday wired the state's representatives in congress asking them to use their in fluence to that end. The entire blame for the wage disagreement is placed on the fleet corporation by the committee. Tacoma, Jan. 29.-Possibilities of mediation in the local shipyard strike appeared more remote upon the issuance of a definite statement from the union press committee to the effect that mediation concerning Tacoma alone would not be consid ered nor would the men return to (Continlued, o iiPa, ie Three.) CAPITALISTIC RECONSTRUCTION (Spe.l ci nitl nt 'r'ess Wire.) Albany, N. Y., Jan. 29.--Sixty-six public warehouses in Now York state are overflowing with accumulated foodstuffs, while retail prices generally cling to wartime levels. If the stored supplies were placed on the market the cost of living would toboggan. Pressure may be brought to place the stored com modities oh sale, breaking the high cost of living. U. S. Government Is Likened to a Rudderless Ship (leveland, 0.. .Jan. 29.-The national governlmifnllt, wilth tihe )ipresidelnt Ii b and n1o oinef il authority in tihe executve chair lat Washington, is drifting along like ma riuddleless ship, Henmator Wiar ren (:. 1-Hlrding of Ohio declared before thlie anmllll McKinley d1(ay banlquet herre last. night. lie assetrted h e did not find fault with President Wilson for goilng abroad. blit he explained: "The only fault I find with lihe pretsident is that lie has been six years teaching conigress, after the manuner (of a teacher, that it can't do alytlhing except as he olrders, and then ihe runs away at a dif ficult time :ind leaves no onll to teach and direct, in his stead." HURLEY WILL RE TURN TO STATES (Special l'nited Press Wire.) Paris, Jan. "9.-Edward Hurley, chairman of the United States ship ping board, will return to the United States to lake up the question of es tablishling a gcrlt merchant marine, it is officially iannounced. NOTICE TO GREAT FALLS READERS. Where Ihe iullettn is sold: Oscar P l'r'ott. 18 Second street South. Ed Lmn:dm:en. 408 First avlnue South. The World'- News company. ('.i(lorner I-t Natltlnal buank building. COiLer Fomrlth and Ceatral, two regular Il' A i te . MUCH TALK AT PEACE TABLE With Press Censorship On, Little Is Known of Real Happenings at the World Chamber of Commerce. By WILLIAM PHELPS SIMMS. (I niteid l'rea:; Staff Correspondent.) Paris. Jan. 2!:.- President. Wilson is expected to insist that the disposi tion of Germany's colonies, as well as all territorial questions, be set tled strictly according to the prin ciples of the league of nations. This wotl entail the administratoin. of the conlquerel( c(,lollie5s by the league, possibly under tlh trusteeship of the nations directly affected. T'hat Australia and Japan would renew their tight for undisputed pos s.s.~ion of certainl Pacific colonial territories t\ rested from Germany whcel the pace tbureau resumed its sessions this morning is regarded as practically certain, but President Wilson is understood to have the backing of t;reat Britain, and it is believed the Anglo-America's pres sule will bh too formidable for suc cessful opposition, as has been the case in all important questions tak en up by the delegates to date. Premier -lHughes of Australia pre sented a strong military argument in favor of his country's retention of German New Guinea and Samoa in (Continued on Page Three.) (Special United Press Wire.) London, Jan. 29.-The general strike in Great Britain and Ireland is growing rapidly. It is expected this morning that every class of labor will be affected before night. Thirty thousand more workers have joined the strike in the Glasgow district, making a total of 70,000 out there. Business in Bel fast remains at a standstill. Nearly a quarter of a million la borers are out in various parts of the country, completely tieing up shipbuilding and crippling coal mining and allied industries. REVOLUTION SEETHING ALL OVER RUMANIA. RETURNING SOLDIERS CLASH WITH REGULARS. (Special United Press Wire.) Vienna, Jan. 29.-Revolution is raging throughout Rumania, according to Budapest dispatches, Fighting started Saturday when home-coming soldiers clashed with regular army troops stationed in permanent garrisons. There were bloody encount ers in several cities, continuing throughout Sunday. The so cial democrats are reported to have joined the revolutionists. FIFTY THOUSAND BELFAST LINEN WORKERS THREATEN TO JOIN SYMPATHETIC STRIKE TODAY. (Special United Press Wire.) Belfast, Jan. 29.-Looting has broken out in connection with the general strike, resulting in frequent clashes between the police and rioters. Several persons were injured when police men charged into crowds last night. Fifty thousand linen workers threatened to join the strike today. Food shortage is said to be imminent. Other unions are considering the ad visability of sympathetic walkouts. STOPPING WORK AT ALL THE SHIPYARDS (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, Jan. 29.--The United States shipping board and emer gency fleet corporation has decided upon an entire revision of the ship building program, it is officially an nounced. As a consequence of the new plans, work has been ordered stopped on scores of ships on tIhe ways where constirultion is not too far advanced. Thie work otn vessels more than half comlletted will he continued. PROHIBITION IS TO HAVE HARD TIME IN CALIFORNIA San Franeisne .,In. . !). .- A- ,rney.s (1 'Ih1 (C.ail'fornia (columillee of the A,\sc' ialic n ()Ullpos l l1 -National P'rohiilbi lill anal ol , the a.lifnrnia W oi F' l heraliant have been in shtr elei I1 j onifi r with .t I ie\ t I n stle iu . in in dialelyi (lllrefere ll lum prc ;1eed'in(s\ . a ainsl. the le.i.latnr' e's recet'(' i ralifiei.ti,. of the nalinal Itýr hibii io usenulnumettl. The that it ptlanne i In appel t o( ; il In the ref' rmul . 11 i , appareint. that .tlrhililinn ini Calif'r'ia, a well t1 nlher stales, is 11) have s,4n1 Very eiigh SIe4IIling. FEAR OF BOLSHEVIKI SEEN IN U. S. IMMIGRATION BILL Will Ask for Special Rule to Permit Early Considera tion of a Bill Designed to Prevent Floodtide of Im migrants and Bolshevik Sweeping Over America After the Peace' Pact Is Signed. lil b \ \ll, ( II I lii I 'I'.. II , ,DI' ('our y.,rs a sl'er Ile war extepl flr.m (luaula, Mexio,n of Canad milul Nwtu bIlla l uas. agreed Iuponhe bill is lot passedy by thle use i4 t cn rsiigal itS l)Ul I' m ille . irtay d t (l hairman llHrnett .made the -nlounli ment l hual he would alk f,,r a special rule to permit early consideration of the ri.-=nure by ihe house. --if the bill is not passed by Ihe present congress, its pur plose will be prtially defeat ed," Mri. Burnett said. "It is GERMAN TROOPS DEMOBILIZING (Speial Itnited I'ress W\ire.) Iterlin, Jan. 9!.- Demobilization or (.erman troolps is continuing ac cordling to schedule. All units are now in demobilization centers, with the exception of 150,000 men put silde the CountI'y. .ION'IANA WºATHEIil. C(neally fair today and tonmor row, Will sotllOWalt Iowt owr telllpera (Generally fair. inlethtl tI prevet.if ,t meal. Ilod , illtlligl'anls Icolling Continued on Page Three Mail Order Weddingg the Latest Thing Out (Special United Press Wire. Washington. Jan. 29.-Mar riage by mail for the soldiers over seans and their sweethearts in this country is permissible under a ruling of the war.department. The only limitation to proxy weddings is that they shall not be counte nanced( where state laws make the contracts invalid. Commanding of ficers can aid in case soldiers are anxious to wed before their re turn.