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usiness Office Today's Pe 19. _____ PRICE FIVE CENTS GRAVE DANGE URKS BENEATH SURFACE SAY PERSONS IN CLO E TOUCH WITH WORLD'S PEACE SITUATION ITALIANS ARE PLAYING ENTIRELY NEW GAME Crowds Gather in Front of American Headquarters. Brockdorff Says Terms Could Not be Fulfilled. (Special United Press Wire.) Paris, May 16.-Grave dangers are lurking beneath the surface of the peace settlement, is the opinion of persons in'close touch with the sit uation. This rests in the fact that everybody is ready to fight. Against the theory that the European na tions are too exhausted to fight further, it is pointed out, that his tory shows that all countries in the past have been more warlike at the -end of a long struggle than after an era of peace. After the Civil war, for instance, the United States defied both France and Great Britain. From Belgium, and, in fact, from everywhere, comes criticisms of the treaty, and one of the knottiest prob lems of all is the disposition of Flumile, which is as yet, unsettled. The Italians are now playing an en tirely new game. Instead of push ing their claims, they are co-operat ing to the utmost with the other work. Considering the fact that the Italian army has not been demobi lized, and that the Italians now oc cupy all the territory they are claiming, the question arises as to who would eject the Italians, pro vided they sign the treaty and then refuse to ..evacuate the territories, which they claim are rightfully theirs. Such a tapl would probably fall to the already heavily burdened league of nations. Through American influence, it is believed, arrangements will be made whereby the Ukrainians and Poles will cease fighting, but this is only one of the numerous minor wars now being waged in Europe. An estab lished peace between the Poles and Ukrainians would mean that General Hallers' army, recently transported from France to Poland, through Ger many, would be available in helping to keep back the bolsheviki. So this would mean merely the stopping of doe war to assist in the conduction of another, and such a move would be construed as a real step toward a world peace. (Special United Press Wire.) Berlin, May 16. - The Vorwarts and Lokal Anzeiggr are urging a na tion-wide referendum to be held on the signing of the treaty. The Mu nich Post, the most important of the majority socialists' papers, said: "We neither can accept nor refuse. We must sign under protest, hoping that the entente will come to their senses." (Special United Press Wire.) Basle, May 16. - Great crowds staged a demonstration against the peace terms, in front of the Atlantice hotel, headquarters for the American commission in Hamburg. According to dispatches, several orators protest ed against the "assassination of the German peoples" An interpreter translated the speeches for the bene fit of the Americans. There was no violence. (Special United Press Wire.) London, May 16. - A Berlin dis patch reported that Brockdorff, fol lowing the conference with other German delegates, announced that they would not sign the treaty in the present form, because the terms could not be fulfilled. (Special United Press Wi~re.) Paris, May 1#.--The German coun ter prdposal regarding Saar basin ag'ees to surremder. the coal mines, btit .iysists on political jurisdiction ovr that region, it is learned from auh ortative sources. -The Italian delegates are optimis tic-forthe first time since their re turn to Paris, abS~ result of the "con ciliatory attitude" of the other al lies, it is reported. They expressed confidence that present negotiations would result in a solution of the Adriatic problem within a few days. Plane Program Was Success Says Director of Munitions (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, May 16.-American factories were turning out airplanes at the rate of 20,000 a year when the war ended, Benedict Crowell, direc tor of iuntitions, revealed in his qf ficial report. Crowell said: "The training plane program can be called a success." Oh the day that the armistice wa ed, the Americ4n aviation streng ease Americat UNEMPLOYMENT IS ON THE INCREASE Washington, May 16.-An in crease of unemployment in the week ending May 10 has been re ported by the United States em ployment service. In a total of 83 cities only 12 had a shortage of labor, in 29 supply and demand balanced and 42 reported an in crease from 127,850 to 135,380 persons out of work. MONTANA MINE OWNERS TO MEET Will Perfect Plans for a Permanent Organization. Rise in Price of Silver Means Prosperity. Helena, May 16.--A meeting of Montana mine owners and operators has been called for May 24 in Helena at 2 p. m. The call for the meeting is signed by Owen Byrnes, Dr. O. M. Lanstrum and L. S. Ropes. Those who attend the meeting will perfect plans for a permanent organization for the benefit of the mining indus try of the state. The world is short of metal money and the recent phenomenal rise in the price of silver means the greatest prosperity for the mineral sections of Montana, if the owners of the prop erties organize and take advantage of their opportunities. They must act as a unit instead. of individually and make a concerted effort to interest capital in Montana properties before it is diverted to China or. Mexico. Montana has every facility for eco nomical development of its wealth. Many representatives of eastern capital have recently visited various districts in Montana, but all complain it is difficult to get accurate infor mation. Every mining man should attend the meeting at Helena May 24 and help advance the greatest industry in the state, an industry that makes the best local market for the farmer and adds millions of new wealth to the world's supply. MAN FOUND IN BATHIUB IDENTIFIEDBY BROTHER Aroused by the failure of his brother to return to their cabin Wednesday night, and learning, through news reports of the death of an unknown man in an East Park street bath-house, Gus Henderson of East Mercury street late yesterday visited Daniels & Bilboa's undertak ing parlors and found that the un known was. his missing brother, Jos eph Henderson. The latter Henderson, whose body was found in a tub of scalding water by attendants of the bath establish ment on Wednesday night, had been employed in this vicinity as a miner for the last 30 years. He was born in Sweden 66 years ago. An inquest will probably be held, according to announcement of Acting Coroner Doran. THE WEATHER. Showers west, fair east. planes finished, 11,984; planes made for the United States by the allies, 5,518; American plane production, Oetober, 1918, 1,620; total airplane engines manufactured during 19 months of war, 32,420; Liberty en gines completed, 15,572; United States strength on front Nov. 11, 86 planes. When the armistice was uignbd, the factories were making 150 airplane engines a day. LET 'EM ALONE SAYS0NNY, JUST PUT THAT BACK WHERE IT BELONGS AND LEAVE IT ALONE D0 YOU UNDERSTAND? MINE 11< L ~-~ .q 4/4 4. n SR_ ) ~~ti IMMORALITY GROWING SINCE "LINE" CLOSED Spaklr. ;efore Woman's Club Paints Vivid Picture of Downfall of City's Young Girls Through- Immodesty in Dress and the Lack of Chaperonage. Women to Take Action. Declaring that. since the dince n the reshriiled dlistrict iii Butte less tihati two years ago. th l umber o1i ciases oI reporled venereal diseases in the city has increased it an alarm iig ex tent; that through the immodesI displays of hietnintite charms in the method of dress adopted by t[ie young girls of` oday itm morality its the city has increased. and lint through [ite inachin ations of supposedly respectable male citizeits o1 the city whose wives were away last summern a number of girls of leider ages are wheeling perambulators about, the streets insl ad of at tending school, Mrs. Margaret lozsa o(' the city health depart ment, in a stirring address before the Wmuntn's club \Wednes day afternoon, declared that concerted telinut by the woimen' s organizations of the city was necessary in order to correct ex isting evils of immorality and insidious disease. Revelations Shocking. During her address, which was listened to with interest by the club members, Mrs. Rossa did not mince her words, but in clear and con vincing terms told of conditions as she found them and frequently shocked her hearers with revelations of affairs. The speaker declared that since the close of the old "redlight" dis trict, where sexual vice, at least was regulated, available statistics show ed that venereal diseases reported had increased by 40 per cent. This she stated, did not take into account the many existing cases of which no reports had been made. She de clared that some action must be taken at once toward "the cure and prevention of this body and soul de stroying disease." Scores Fair Charmers. Considerable attention in her ad dress was devoted to the method of dress adopted by the young women of the city, which she declared, was "an immodest display of feminine charms," and was calculated to arouse passion among members of the opposite sex. Most of the blame for the Immodesty in dress and lack of morals among the young women 'was placed by Mrs. Rossa on what she termed "the vain and foolish mothers of today, who through lack of proper discipline and guidance in matters of dress for their daughters, are criminally exposing them to the evils of promiscuous love-making, un chaperoned Joyrides, automobile trips and cabaret parties." Men Are Censured. The men of the city, too, came in for their share of censure. Mrs. Rozsa declaring that In several in stances last year, when the wives of certain prominent business men were absent on their vacations, "the gentlemen became too friendly with respectable young girls," and as a consequence, maintained the speak er, "many young girls of Butte are wheeling perambulators today, when they should be still in school." It was suggested that a general meeting of club and progressive women of the city be called to loot further into the grave situation. In addition to the $dress of Mrs. Rossa the club women. 'Were enter (Contiaied on PaP Tht" FIRST ROUND FOR SPOILS IS TAME Counsel Argues Motions in Morrissey's Battle to Se cure Estate of the Late Kate Morrissey. A motion to strike out certain clauses and sections of the written objections filed last Saturday in the district court by 11aymne Itonan Juck em, setting forth the grounds for her opposition to the appointment of Edward Morris:y as administrator of the estate of tid late Kate Ronan Morrissey, is being argued today in Judge Lynch's court. The petition for a jury to hear the objections will be argued later. Mrs. Juckem wants a jury, Morrissey does not. Mrs. Ju1oeim is not present in court. Her attorneys are Walker & Walker all] Nolan & Donovan. Edward Morrissy occupies a seat immediately lhaind his counsel, Peter Breen and Auorney Jones. RETI IlNEI) SOLDIER DIES. Michael Sullivan, ,4, recently re turned from France, where he saw service in the world war, died this morning at the residence of his sis ter, Miss Sullivan. 361 East Broad way. In addition to his parents in Ireland, he is survived by two sis ters, Mary and Nellie Sullivan and three brothers, .Terry, Daniel and Dennis Sullivan. all of Butte. He was a nephew of Dan J. Harrington. Arrangements for the funeral have ndt yet been comloieted. CANADIAN LABORERS, CLERKS AND MECHANICS WALK OUT WILL WAIT FOR THE NC-4 Air Boats Are Forced to Reduce Weight. Couldn't Rise From Water. NC-4 Will Join Squadron. (Special ifnited Press Wire.) Trepassey, May I .---Another at tempt to start the American trans Atlantic flight will be made as soon as the NC-4 is overhauled and the weather conditions improve, was the statement issued at the. American headquarters. The NC-1 and the NC-3, which traveled on the surface from Trepassey to Alution harbor yesterday, but failed to start. the flight, are now discharging excess paraphernalia to lighten their loads. One maln will probably be elimd inated fronm each crew, before anoth, str ahnemptt is 111ade to stait. The Spianos failed to hop off yesterday, due totthe fact that they were too heavy to rise fron the water. While S they were Iryinll to rise, the NC-1 appeared, finishing her flight from Halifax, thereupon Coninmander Tow, ers decided to halt all efforts to start until cargoes were lighted and the * NC-4 crew was ready to join the squadron. St. Johns, May 16.----The dirigible C-5 was picked uill delated, and iak en aboard the British steamer, 1lan davidson, at a point. 88 miles eart of here. The "Blin,.." which broke away from her moorings yelterday, a is now being returned to this port. ROYALTY AND PLUTES BOLD HEAL LOVE FEAST (Special United PreIPs Wire.) Tokio, May I(. -Unpleasant references in the Japanese press, di rected to America, are only expres SIons of minds, bewildered by past events," Baron Shibusawa, promin ent Japanese banker, declared at a banquet. "The storm will soon pass." The dinner was given in honor of WVallace Alexander and Robert Lynch, represelni ng the San Francisco chamber of commerce. ''"America and Japan are the only nations powerful enough to free other peoples.' declared Viscount Kaneko. "They have solved the 1 world problem of joining the east and west on an eqlual footing." - Kaneko is a graduate of Harvard, and is president of the America's Friends society. AUTOMOBILE BANDITS BUSY IN ILLINOIS r (Special United Press Wire.) f Chicago, May 16.--Five masked r automobile bandits escaped with n $30,000 worth of Liberty bonds, $20,000 in certificates of indebted niess and $10,000 in cash from the First National bank of Dolton, Ill., e 16 miles from here. The robbers forced Assistant Cashier Baker to a open the vault containing the money and securities, then locked Baker and a girl employe in a furnace room, along with a customer, who .... , ,..a,... ....tm m. al. flhn honlr n d t eI (i'1 teleu L U 11. PAINTERS FAVOR MOONEY STRIKE BY LARGE VOTE Members of the Painters' union last night overwhelmingly voted in favor of participation in the pro posed series of strikes in protest against the conviction and detention in jail of Thomas Mooney, convicted of participation in the "preparedness day bomb plots" in San Francisco. The painters voted two to one to go out with other unions on July 4. ELIMINATE REDS,SAYS "OLE" Seattle Mayor Admits Some Bosses Are "Reds" and Are Still Living in the Dim Past. (Special United Press Wire.) New York, May 16. - American in dustrial troubles can he minimized by capital and labor getting togeth er, and eliminating the "reds" on both sides, declared Mayor "Ole" Hanson of Seattle. IHI said that the general attitude of the employers to ward the workers was changing. "There is bht little diffcrence be tween the aims of the real thought ful men and their (employer;;," he stated. "We find, however, that on the fringe of labor, there is a small red element that priei1hes~ ta'rch) aid foice. I mave found a f % re actionaries among the emiloyors who are still living in the dim past "I ain firmly convinced that the great body of Iabor and a majorty of the employers will get together and control the reds on both sides. I find a large number of employers who consider labor their partner and in open meetings have stated that la bor should. and must have good liv ing conditions, good wages, good housing conditions and education for their children. I have beard employ ers of labor, unsparingly condemma other employers for trying to exploit labor. A few years ago only radical labor men would have expressed these views, which arc now so preva AREEMENT IS REACHED ON WESTERN ARID LANDS (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, May 16.-Secretary of interior Lane and mniebers of congress reached an agreement on the bill for reclamation of western arid lands, to give work and fLams is to discharged soldiers. TELEPHONE HATES TO BE CONSIDERED The Good Government club meets tomorrow night in Judge Lamb's courtroom and will take up the ques tion of telephone rates, street car fare and other matters pertaining to the high cost of living. SITUATION UNCHANGED. Glen Falls, N. Y., May 16. --- The situation in the strike of the pulp, sulphite and paper mill workers was unchanged today. Thirty-two mills of the International Paper company in this state are tied up. H. W. Sul livan, first vice president of the union, of Orono, Me., has arrived to take general charge of the situation for the union. DIES IN MISSOULA. John F. Sullivan, 56, a resident of Butte for the last 34 years, died Tuesday in Missoula. Survivors in clude his widow, Mrs. Margaret Sul livan, and a son, Jeremiah, 118 Minah street; two sisters, Mrs. Bridget Donovan and Mrs. Con O'Neill; two brothers, Jeremiah and Florry, all of Butte. Funeral serv ices will be belti in Butte. Steamers Are Held Up By Seattle Port Officials (Special lUnited Press Wire.) Seattle, May 16.--The steamers West Helix and Meiwu Maru, loaded with railroad equipment for Vladi vostok, will not sail from the export commission docks Saturday, unless the Russian commission of ways and communication, settles charges due the port of Seattle before then. The port has placed a lien on the vessels to obtain wharfage charges for han Bosses' Refusal to Recog nize Union Results in Walkout of 30,000. Strik ers Standing Pat. (Special United Press Wire.) Winnipeg, May 16.-More than 25,000 workers in almost every trade are striking in sympathy with the metal trades unionists here, paralyz ing industry in the city. All firemen are out. The bakers have quit and lbread supplies are nearly exhausted. The heat. light and water com panies' employes also have walked out. Postmen have stopped work and telephones are idle. The only com munication with the outside world is by irregular telegraphic service. Street cars ceased running yester day and newspapers were forced to suspend when pressmen and stere otypers quit. Practically every, res taurant in the city is closed. The po licemen and railroad employes still remain on their jobs. Sixty unions are said to be in volved in the strike, which is not ex pected to be settled immediately, al though t he mayor and city officials are doing everything possible to end the metal trades walkout by arbi traltion. Mlinister of Labor Robertson has been appealed to and replied that he couldn't. do anything in the absence of newspapers. the strike commit tee is cotnsid juig _jobalWt~iq~l `catibn cit thte Labor News, foiitj1W issued weekly. 'Cite policemen's union will be called out, the strike leaders threat ened, if there is any attempt at strike breaking. Winnipog, Manitoba, May 16. Over $0,000 union laborers, clerks and mechanics are out on strike to day, and they declare they will not return to work until all the demands of union labor are met. The strike was precipitated by the Building Trades and Metal Workers' union. The refusal of the Manitoba Iron Works and the Vulcan Iron Works to recognize the union is said to be at the bottom of the walkout. Officials of the two companies, it is reported, declare they will not recog nize the union. The policemen's union voted to strike, but the men were requested to remain on duty by the strike com mittee. Efforts at conciliation by Premier T. C. Norris of the province of Mani toba and Mayor Charles F. Gray failed to prevent the strike. Messages to Canadian Minister of Labor Rob ertson at Ottawa today brought the f reply that when conciliation and arbi tration were declined "and workers refused to respect the governing pow irs of their organizations" the gov ernment could do nothing. In spite of numerous meetings at which workers and employers at tempted to come to a basis of under standing, the threat of a general strike was carried into effect. Thirty thousand men and women struck after metal workers and their employers had failed to adjust their differences and the city's trans portation system and other facilities are tied up. The strikers included city firemen, who were replaced by emergency men, and the city em ployes of the gas and water works, which were manned by citizens. Four Thousand Want Raise. John Eaton, head of Eaton's de lipartment stores in Winnipeg and To iironto, arrived here last night to take charge of the local strike situation. - is it affects his stores. Earlier in the evening it was reported that only 1 500 of the 4,000 employes of Eaton's I had gone out on strike, but at .11 o'clock last night, it was stated that there probably would not be over 400 or 500 at their posts. Clerks in more f responsible positions are demandlng I $30 a week, it was said, rnd Mr. - Eaton is quoted as saying that it will - not be given. More than 60 unions joined in the " strike during the day after the first nmen were called out at 11 a. m. by I the Trade and Labor council. Continued on Page Three, dling the cargo which is now aboard the vessels, also to obtain $7,604, due the port commission for handling the " cargo of the Tokufuku Maru, which sailed April 12. The Russian commission wa"t$ the railroads to pay the jnowtt ut standing, but they refuse b4ega :. they brought the material lers oldre s than a year ago, and feel they hau 4, " not assume Russian burdens.