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TELEPHONES EIGH jEditoral Iooms .....92 TODAY'Su _ 11,425 i VOLUME 1-NO. 172. IU'I'TE. M( rNTANA. TUESDAY, \.\L,:11 18, 191)9. PRICE FIVE CENTS C;T;rL-.: - ~ ;~~ !+.+- ------ .+t ----- 't~ _' --__ --- ,".- + PRE NT GERMAN 60VERNMENT WILL BE OVERTHROWA says unninian uard German Editor, Who Opposed the Old Regime . .. . 19thlI Z E W" AR aga as HP I al . . . .... -- --. .. .-a l Says the. Kaiser Could Regain Throne -if He Were Not a Coward, That German People Are Crazy and That a Gov ernment Which Is "Honest, Above Board and Trustworthy" Must Be Established in Germany. (Special United Press Wire to The Bulletin.) Berlini, March 18.--(By Courier to Paris.) --Maximilian Harden, editor Zukuiift, Germany's most outspoken citizen, told the United Press that the present government should and will be overthr'own. He said the Germani people are crazy. "The kaiser, if he was not a coward. could return to G(er many and regain the throne," said Harden. 'Success of the league of nations and world peace depelnds iupon close and friendly relations between Germany, Great Britain and America." Harden discussed conditions in Germany reey freel- and frank ly. He is now in had repute witlh all classes. With the old regime because lie continually fought them (uring the war; with the revolutionaries because Germany hasn't been beiie filtled so far by following W'ilson as he advocated. "I am flooded with letters from people asking me why I told them to follow Wilson. Why Germany is still starved by the blockade. I don't understand the latter, but my faith in Wilson is undiminished. I realize the tremendous opposition and difficulties he has to surmount, I am confident he'll prevail." Harden said the present govern ment must be overthrown in favor of one that is "honest, above board and trustworthy." "Germany's new republican gov ernment isn't anything to be proud of," said Harden. "It's entirely too much like the old regime. But for the time being it ought to be recog nized and dealt with liberally by the entente to prevent Germany from falling into the hands of the bolshev ists." Harden is heartily disgusted with the methods the German foreign of fice has been practicing since the armistice was signed. He con demned the foreign office officials as strongly as he condemned the war and her war policies. He wants to see Germany deal squarely with the entente and send delegates to Paris who can be trusted to make a clean breast of Germany's guilt, thus estab lishing a basis on which Germany can begin anew. "We were to blame for the war for many reasons," said Harden. "I've constantly said that, not only about the beginning of the war, but about our conduct of it throughout. We fought in a guilty way and by means of propaganda, made our peo ple believe they were justified in defense of the fatherland. The Ger man people were honest in their be lief." SERIOUS RIOTING IN LAWRENCE (Special United Press Wire.) Lawrence, Mass., March 18. Serious rioting occurred here today when more than 1,000 striking tex tile workers and sympathizers at tempted to parade through the streets. The strikers fired shots and hurled bottles and bricks when citi zens and the entire police force charged the crowd. WILSON MAY GOLF IN OLD SCOTLAND (Special United Press Wire.) Paris, March 18.-President Wil son may go to Sec-land after the final peace treaty has been signed. It is reported Rear Admiral Grayson is urging him to play golf on the fa mous Scottish links ap the best means of recuperating from the extra strain imposed by the work of the peace congress. ý" .ýý =r _~~ _.~r. . ..~- ,.. POLICE SHOULD PREVENT CRIME AND APPREHEND CRIMINALS-W. F.DUNN TO THE PEOPLE OF BUTTE: I incurred the displeasure of "the newers that orev," ' fairs of citizens nor do its duties requi.e it to levy I ordinary wage workers are on the verae oo starva TO THE PEOPLE OF BUTTE: There is another matter that deeply concerns the citizens and residents of this city. It is the manner in which the affairs of the police department are conducted. For a number of years the opinion has been gain ing ground among the decent people of the city that far more effort is expend~ed by those responsible for the work of the department in satisfying personal grudges, making life unpleasant for those who have SOME ALIENS WANT TO BE DEPORTED (Special U nited Press Wire.) Washington, March 18. - Th,1e department of labor has ordered the plarole of 12 of :31 aliens in Whose behalf I. W. W. attorneys recently submitted application for a relhearing' and reconsideration of the decision to delort them. In 11£ cases decrions ordering de. portattion were reaffirmed. Twen ty-three cases of aliens broughi. from the Pacific coast to New York were not considered by the department, either because attor neys dropped the cases or becalse the aliens themselves asked the attorneys to withdraw their ap peal. PLANS OF LEAGUE WILL BE READY SATURDAY Demand Everywhere Is for Making Peace With Ger many as Soon as Possible, Other Treaties Later. (Special United Press Wire.) Paris, March 18.-The league of nations covenant, as it is to be sub mitted for inclusion in the prelimi nary peace treaty with Germany, will be ready Saturday, according to in dications in certain official circles. Some discussion has arisen favor ing making a preliminary pact to cover Austria, Bulgaria and Turkey, making Germany responsible for her allies. This is regarded as unlikely, how ever, as it would take a month to change the treaty in this respect, whereas, the demand everywhere is for making peace with Germany as soon as possible, taking up other treaties later. GAS KILL 4 MEN IN LODGING HOUSE (Special United Press Wire.) Philadelphia, March 18.-Four men were killed by gas in a lodging house here today by the landlady de positing a quarter in a slot meter, being ignorant of the fast that the jets in the men's rooms were turned on. ROYAL FAMILY OF UNITEOD STATES UNSCATHED By War, Says Captain Roy al Johnson, Representa tive in Congress From South Dakota. VETERAN CAPTAIN SCORES CABINET CHIEFS American Aristocracy Said to Have Been Kept Out of Danger, While Dough boy Wins the War. Washington.-Captain Royal John son, representative from South Da kota, who enlisted in the army as a private and rose to a commission by reason of distinguished service at the front, where he fought like a brave soldier and was wounded, has per haps earned the everlasting dislike of cabinet members and other ad ministration heads by reason of his speech in the house, in which he said: "I dislike to criticise because it is so easy; but I cannot help but realize that there are but two royal families In the world who never suffered nor appeared in the casualty lists-one was the royal family of Germany and the other the royal reigning families of the Unites[ States." Doughboy's Side Taken. Representative Johnson was mak ing a plea for some amendments to the army appropriation bill in the interest of the common soldier, and especially the infantryman, but ad mitted the futility of any such effort because, he said: "No one but an incurable optimist would insist on trying to amend the military bill now under consideration so long as it is apparent, that the ad ministration is not in a mood to do anything to assist the common, ordi nary doughboy; but I insist on coin ing up smiling every time the admin istration steam roller flattens me out, secure, in the knowledge that after March 4 this 'outfit' will receive a good many replacements, and that after M·arch 4, 1921, there will be two or three platoons of replacements here that will have some sympathy for the men in the fighting branches of the service. "It is easy for me to understand the reason for the lack of interest that this administrption has for the doughboy, because, so far as I have been able to find out, and I am famil iar with the facts, not one relative of anyone connected with this ad ministration was ever allowed to be come one, Cabinet Chief's Boy Coddled. "One of the cabinet members who has been very prolific in his state ments that the world must be made safe for democracy, allowed his son to chase submarines on Chesapeake bay, and finally, on Sept. 3, landed at Bordeaux, France, and was sent to a town 40 miles from there for training. I know this boy, and he is a real boy and wanted to get in it and fight; but would they let him? I should say not. Within a week after his arrival that great colonel of the American expeditionary forces, Colo nel House, telegraphed for him to t come to Paris and go on the colonel's staff. His pass expired in a few days and he returned to his outfit, but again this doughty Colonel House or dered him to Paris and after a short trip to Germany to secure souvenirs : he is now carefully guarding the per- s son of the colonel from any intrusion. "Another bright .and capable son i of a cabinet member has been re tdined in this country and not even I allowed to put to sea. His father or (Continued on Page Eight. - collecting graft from petty offenders, etc., than in enforcing existing laws and bringing real criminals to justice. The police department has, or should have, but one duty to perform: Protect the lives and property of the residents of this ~4ty. When the department does that it does its full duty. It has no business interfering with the private af DUNN PREVENTS DECREASE IN WAGES A 'prominent mining ope.. lrator made the following sta:tement to day: "All mielr's, crafts and office eIlln connected with the iningi, illndustry were to have been r.e duced 7.3 cents per day March 1, and( these men can thank what ever Gods thcre be thpt Dunn sig nified hiri intention of running for Imayor, thereby delaying the time at least 3( d(lays. It wages had beer reduced again o March I1, as decided upon, not only l)b the op) orators, but Iby the Emplloyers' as.. soc .atien, for different crafts and labor, it woulld make noi difference how llmany votes they forgot to connt, there would still have beetl pleily to inlt DI)ann over the top. The republicanl do no11t, cart whethier they have any t'election judges (lh not. Their canulidate hasn't a sIbiow s(d it ;.a not in ti nded he shouldl have a show. "The Emplliloyers' associationi wants "('utlts." One alndil all in the Emnlloylr.s' associaltion know this-that the reputation thrust up1on 1Mr. llnn by the Iltte Min tr and othier like sheets, wholl. lln.w11Iiarrant'1Cd, unsoughtl anld Ilnso licitedl and unearned by IMr. Dl)inn, w 1 IIprove at boomerang. As far as I anil oncernedl, I think MIr. l)unn is the logical callndiite fo, the pe.o)ll, aind I know lie will not injure nme or the eastern capital ists I Orepreselit, but will probaibl)y liake liutte a better place to live, bull I muIst stand wilh m;iy class, even thougllh I stland a little un. steady. My tread is not very ilrm as some of miy frtcitdr, th ilie in dnstry, h1ave' comilmented re cenlly. With lir. Dunn in the mayor's c('llirl, ll1(and wages dle cl'eased, there s' not a d1ollll in Imy nlilnd but that he will be a ladel, sulc as have' sprung up in Denvel , Dletroit, Cleveland and otlih'r places to proltect the clnsumiin from unjiust priices for the cont ionll necessities of life. I believe lie would cure Ith evil of short weight coal by taking the license away from the first dlealer found short-weighing, thereby curing the evil. I believe he would build the Ipublic malirket and the comllfort stat' on. If the laboring men un dcrstood solidarity as do the businiess men thehir problemns wouhl lie more easily solved." rew R A ww se o UH, BOY! OH, JOY! ALL ABOARD FOR N. Y. Eastern Brewers Decide, on Advice of Attorneys, to Put Some Real Beer on the Market. t New York, March 18.-The lager beer brewers' boarld of trade of New York, representing 42 brewing con cerns in New York and New Jersey, announced yesterday that on advice of counsel its nrenibers would resumel at once the sale of beer containing 2% per cent alcoholic content. This was forbidden by a ruling of the in ternal rovenue department. i Advice of Council. Upon a representation by the board to Elihu Ro0,t and William 1). :1 Guthrie, counsel for t ie organization, 1 that beer of the alcoholic strength, v specified was not in:to:;icating, the at- c torneys advised the organization yes-i terday that sale of the 2% per centt product would not be contrary to law.V The opinion hiltd that the internal t (Continued on Page Eight.) tribute upon prostitutes and petty gamblers, levying it in such a manner that the proceeds never find their way to the city treasury. -The Oolice department of a city is supposed to serv. the people, not rule them. T'he.embers of the department are paid fair sal arlee. On the average they make more than a miner. If it is qecessary to graft in order to live It shows that not only are policemen underpaid, but that YANKEE, SULOIER I FLYS BRITISH METHODS Detroit Doughboy Says They Threw Brunt of the I Figthing on Yanks and French. TEN LAND IN N. Y. AFTER AWFUL VOYAGE Michigander Declares That No American Fighter Knows Why He Is in Far Off Russia. New York, March 18. - -After trat eling for 71 days on dirty freighters ' and crowded, ill-sellling steamers, t0 Michigan men in the Three Hun d red Thirty-ninth in fantry and 'T hrce Hundred 'Tenth engineers have just arrived in New York with new stories of hardships endured by the boys in "Detroit's Own." Frozen swamlps of north .Russia were bad enough, say the men, but the trip from Archangel to New York was worse. It was hell, in the words. of Elwyn W. Seymour, 256 Cloxc land street, Detroit. Peeved at Brieishers. Seymour reports the Michigan soi diers in Russia are peeved because they feel the Britisher is throwlnu Ihe brunt, of the lighting on the French and Americans. Even the Amteetrican engineers have to do all the hard work at the front, the Brit ishers picking the soft jobs inside, tie says. Seymour and nline Mlicthigan co.m rades left Archangel on the British ice-breaker Canadtoa, for Murmansk, going down the Dvina river and 0 across the White sea. There were 200 men aboard, all of them sica, or wounded, and they had third class accommodations, according to Sey mour and Thomas F. Lynch, 25S Sixth street, Detroit. "At Murmansk," said Seymour "We lived aboard the hospital ship Braemar Castle for 16 days and then we were transferred to the Urnm tali, an old freighter that hadn't been cleaned since it was built, by the looks. -130 Aboard Umtali. "There were 451 troops aboard the Umtali and we all had to live in the holes in six inches of water. Sleeping accomlllmodations 'were so inl adequate that many of the wounded and sick men slept on chairs and tables during the entire 14 days' ,oyage to London." In the Russian party with Sey mour and Lynch are: e Sergt. Theodore W\. Kolb, Machine d Gun company Three Hundred Thi - I' ty-ninth; Tiimothy J. Iarber, Luding- n ton, Mich.; Warren C. Lever, 56 Bry- ii an avenue. Detroit; W\alter W. Mer- I tens, Steven M. Maher, Tuller hotel, fi Detroit; Arthur Clark, 903 Eigh teenth street, Detroit; Kasinir Wil v zewski, 120xl Twenty-fifth street, Ie a troit; Joshua Hensey, near Bay City, v Mich. u Suffering from ailments contract- 0 ('d in Russia and on the way home, a Private Mertens contracted grip and 5 had to be taken to a hospital upon t; arrival. Treatment Given Private. I Private Hensey becamen sick after landing here. He was convalescent froml pneumonia. In spite of this he was forced to shovel coal aboard the S. S. Plattsburg in Liverpool, accord. ing to Seymour. a Seylmoutr says Ihere isn't an Amer- r, ican. soldier in Russia who knows E why he is there. An officer saying C the last words over the grave of a -- n- Page b (Continued on Page Eight.) d SPECIAL DEPUTY SHOOTS WOMAN PERHAPS FATALLY Kr. Tony Plase Pursued to Her Own Backyard by "Brave" Watchman and Seriously Wounded. Wom an Lies in St. James' Hospital in Serious Condition, While F. N. Wagner Is Held in County Jail Pending Result of Shooting. Mrs. To'( I'lase. li\ ing ll : IIat : Pl1 sl' ee't , was shot and erlli s fatalltly \\Wll led )V i \\: i' lia 11 , llhe uiltl ol'itlies al ege il her yvarl la.isl eveiing I 7 o'cloc(k. I'. N. W agneric. i N)orthern l1'c i'i(i e \\'il'clhmºnn. is held in the ionil jalil i'(or the shoolting. \\W gner claims the shooting ,aas "l catei(t alltal.' hill the attl'ali huas soime had looking aspects, (ot the lea. (i ' \\whichl is thatl. at.it'lint g to officers, a "'watch 1111Ml" shouI dlhe atle i phi.e n wom)ntiutil ulder arrest without os)t'l to 'irtea nts. PREDICTS OVERTHROW PEACE CONFERENCE (Special United Press Wire.) Helsingfors, Mtarlch 18.--Inter atiollnal co('nluunis(t C(oIIgress was olpellted todally ill Moscw, .O icord- i ing to dispatchhes. Dele)gates aree· Swtllzcerlnll, Holland, Sweden amld Austllria. "Rlevolutions in lPar'is anlldl Londolin will overthrow thle prlesent } ipeace conferencl,'" tldilllld at French I1 lelegate. "('llllllunists ill I1o( l terdltl i .n 1and Amsterdam ailll e 1readty to imarcht," a it Dutclsh delegate said. 1Foreign Minister Trotsky Ilurgedll "blood and uIrI il('lhessness" ill h establishmente of "iIuniversal pro- a Jet Iilltriran ll."m =h FRICTION TWIXT WILSON AND I PICHON )ver Inclusion of League Covenant in Peace Treaty Promptly Stirs Official Washington. (Special United Press Wire.) Wlashinlgtoni, March 18.--Appar Ilt disagreement between Pr'esi lent Wilson and Foreign .Minister n 'ichon as to whether the league of b nations covenant could Ie emlbotlied n the first peace treaty with Getr- i Qany has added fire to the league c ight here. it Administration officials are oh iously confused at the situation rising in Paris. It had been the s; iew here that the first (or "prelim i- y ary" treaty with Germany would be n inly an extenlsion of the atmiistice o nd not subject to ratification by the tl einate, therefore not necessarily con- 11 aining the league covenant. b EGYPTIAN POLICE MURDER WORKERS t (Special UInited Press Wire.) n Cario, March 18.----Three thou- tl and rioters attempted to rush the s; 'ailway slation at Tanitah. The e fgyptian police fired on theem in- cl licting 22 c:asualties. 04 Rioting Iby Egyptian nationalists h aegan at ('ario last week. following - leportation of their leaders. mm mm a <m i m tion. It is not the ordinary patrolman, however,.t Is ' responsible for the existing evils. i4e h 'nb~lng to say any more than any other slae'lhas: I týme, one is respoisilble, and if elected mayorof tfIhdlty I will fix the reepossibility, and pled.et'lfn4t see that the police department devotes its 'ffbsft ti');i. venting crime and apprehending criminals, and to nothing else.-W. F. DUNN. What shouldl( have been, at the orst, au arrest for petty larceny, is kely to result in a charge of first agree murder being placed against 'agner. Mrs. Plase, according to her own al.mlenlt, accompanied by Mrs. rancis Mehilich, 41 Plum street, ire picking up coal, they said, along te tracks near the warehouse of the ontaa U'nion Transfer company, Ihen they were chased by two watch tle. ()lne of the latter opened fire Ion the1( with a revolver while they ere inn ling. 't'he wonlel ran inlto the Plase ard. The fifth bullet fired entered rs. Pl'as's body two inches under to left shoulder blade, passed with ian inch and a half of the heart id passed out of the body again.. Mrs. Plase screamed and fell to the ounl. The watchmen are said .to lce lift the scene of the shooting t the run. The wounded woman as helped to her feet by Mrs. Mei ch and walked to the porch of Iaer utse, where :le fell again. She as taken to St. James' hospital apd tended by I)Dr. P. H. McCarthy, who, t examination, found the bullet had issed through the body and had kely penetrated the left lung. Wagner was arrested by Under heriff John Whalen, Patrolman eagan and Detective Cussick. Mrs. Plase is 18 years old. She has ved in Butte for the last six years, id camne here from southern Eur Mp. r11. and Mrs. Plase were married ere two years ago and have a child ) months old. Plase is a miner. The husband was grief stricken It evening as he sat at her bedside. cars trickled down his cheeks. In few words Plase told all he knew the shooting. He said: "I was not home when my wife as shot. I had gone up town to buy nme groceries. When I got back the eighbors told me Mrs. Plase had sen shot and taken to the hospital. could not believe it. I left our baby charge of neighboring women and ome here. I found her being exam led by the doctor." Mrs. Plase's Statement. Mrs. Plase, in an incoherent story, tid sthe had not been out of her own ird when she was attacked by. two en, one of whom held her and the her shot. The bullet struck her.in ie left side several inches below the dart and came out near the back )ne. Railroad officials say, how er, there was only one watchman orking in the Montana Union trand r yards where the diSturbance .is leged to have started. "'There are plenty of woiluen in nmy sighborhood who take all the coal eiy want and the watchmen never .y a word to them because the worn c give them drinks," Mrs. Plase de ared in explaining how the shooting :curred. "I know one woman who is about two carloads of coal that (Continued on Page Two.)