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TELEPHONES i SIX PAGES Business Ofce... 52 Today's Press Run Editorial Rooms ........ 292 12,725 VOL. --NO. 239. i I. M I \ N 4. 1 . PRIE FIVE CENTS WINNIPEG EMPLOYERS BACKING UP Bomb Plot Fizzles; Radicals Released ALLEGED "ANARCHISTS" NOT HELD. (Special United Press Wire.) Chicago, June 4.-All the men arrested here in the roundup of "radicals" and alleged anarchists have been released pending further investigations. SEARCH "FRUITLESS." (Special United Press Wire.) Philadelphia, June 4.-A search of Philadelphia in an effort to unearth the nest of anarchists supposed to be here, has been fruitless, the polich. say. The identifica tion of the "anarchist" killed in the explosion at Wash ington, who was supposed to have come from this city, has not been made, they say. THE POLICE "ALLEGE." Pittsburgh, June 4.-Officials yesterday arrested John Johnson, 35, "president" of the Pittsburgh branch of the I. W. W., and a num her of other "radicals." The police later stated that Johnson had con fessed the name of a man whom they say manufactured the bombs which were exploded near the homes of W. W. Sibray, bureau of immigra tion inspector, and Federal Judge W. H. Thompson Sunday night. The police, however, refuse to divulge the name of the alleged bomb maker, but asserted they are looking for him. It is stated that a woman named Florence Becker told the police she sa w two men place a package on the porch of a house across the street from that occupied by Sibray shortly before the blast. Local officials of the Industrial WVorkers of the World this morning asserted there was no such of iHder as "president" in any I. W. W. local or in- the national organization. The ltan named Johnson arrested in Pittsburgh is not known here. WORKING "SECRETLY." New York, June 4.-Police and federal authorities here are working secretly in their efforts to appre hend the perpetrator of the bomb ex plosion which wrecked the home of Judge Charles Nott, Jr. Pamphlets similar to those found near the scene of the Washington and other explosions prove, say the police, that the explosions were the work of an organized plot. No roundup of "radicals" had been made, although several were under surveillance. PUT "FRAGMENTS" TOGETHER. Washington, June 4.-Officials of the federal secret service today de clared their belief that the explo sions Sunday night and early Mon day morning in various cities throughout the east can be classed as an unsuccessful attempt on the part of an unidentified anarchistic group to resume a campaign of terrorism. begun on May day. The Washington police devoted their efforts to piecing together fragments of the "terrorist" who was blown up when the bomb exploded in front of Attorney General Pal mer's residence. INTEREST CENTERS IN TREATY MODIFICATIONS (Special United Press Wire.) Paris, June, 4.-Interest here is now centering in the degree to which the peace terms will be modi fied, since there appears to be a unanimity of opinion here that they will be modified. In French circles it is authori tatively stated they have received definite assurances from the Ameri cans that there will be no funda mental changes 'in the German treaty. Lloyd George is expected to issue an informal statement outlin ing the contemplated changes in the text as suggested by British, French and American experts. Wall Street and Berlin Have Text of German Peace Treaty, Say Senators Borah and Johnson (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 4.-Senator Borah charged, on the floor of the senate, "that certain interests" in New York city were in possession of the full text of the treaty with Ger many. He said: "These interests are dealing with it and discussing it, while the people and the United States senate have never been given the full text." Senator Lodge declared he had a copy of the treaty in his hands yes terday. "The treaty is in New York," Lodge asserted. "I had a copy of it in my hands yesterday. I was .offered a copy, but I refused it, as I had said that if a copy ever came to me I'd feel compelled to make it public. I've heard of four copies in existence in New York. CHINA ALLOWED TO MAKE RESERVATION (Special United Press Wire.) Paris, June 4.-An unverified report has been circulated that the "big four" has agreed to China making a reservation re garding the Shantung settlement with Japan when she signs the peace treaty. COVENANT DOES NOT SUIT Senator Johnson Proposes to Amend Document So Japan Will Not Have a Voice in U. S. Affairs. (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 4. - Amend ments to the league of nations cove nant to safeguard America's and par ticularly California's interests will be offered by Senator Johnson, he an nounced. He will seek to amend the covenant so that Japan cannot put the California alien land law, the im migration of Japanese or California school legislation relating to orien tals before the league. "These questions belong to the people of California," said Senator Johnson. "They, and they alone, have the right to settle them. If the league becomes a fact Japan will seize every opportunity to bring the land law and immigration controver sies before it. Despite what the league advocates say to the contrary, the league will assume jurisdiction, it will pass upon these purely domes tic questions if they are raised. This means that matters which California has a clear right to settle for itself, according to its own welfare, will be settled by foreign diplomats whose governments have secret treaties with each other." Other amendments Johnson will offer includes one to provide for a people's referendum on the declara tion of war amendment to protect the Monroe doctrine, and an amendment to the peace treaty to modify the' Shantung settlement, giving Japan control of that province. THE WEATHER. Fair, warmer. country I don't know. It appears to me the only place it is not allowed to come is the United States senate." American representativeq in Paris had ordered copies of the treaty addressed to the United States, but these were held up when they were discovered on the way, Lodge said. Senator Lodge's statement came during the senate suffrage debate, which was halted temporarily when Senator Johnson's resolution de manding the text of the peace treaty come up automatically as unfihished business at 2 o'clock. Democratic senators rushed to the administra tion's defense. Senator Swanson (democrat) asked if Lodge wanted the president to violate his pledge not to make. public the text of the treaty. Lodge retorted that it is be Y 1 "THE INCUBATOR" ~1 rC*~ .s' Y ·~ (: i !· . I ~ ··. ~ · "' re9' ''"-"` Si-~ .. r; j ~·r r at : "' - ·1·,',;· ;Z".''"i-···.· t~:·i ..t .. ·· ; a !·; ~Sr cl. 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San Mateo, Calif., June 4. --- Mrs. Loren Coburn, widow of the cccen tric millionaire, the fight over whose estate atgracted widespread atten-, tion, was found in her bed at P'asca dero this morning, beaten to death. Stooping over and shaking the bat tered body and muttering incoher ently, was Wallace Coburn, 60, son of the late Mr. Coburn by a form l marriage, who was adjudged mental ly incompetent and committed to the care of a guardian when the es tate was settled. A bloolstained club about a foot long was found beside the bed and, it is believed Mrs. Coburn's head was crushed with it. The murder occurred at the Co burn ranch at Pascadero, a hamlet in this county. Only the most meager details have been received thus far. Mrs. Coburn was recently awarded most of the millions left by Coburn, whose will was contested by his nephew on the grounds that Coburn was an eccentric and was not in his right mind when he married or made his will. AUSTRIAN NEWSPAPERS KICK ON PELCE TIEATI Y (Special United Press Wire.) Vienna, June 4.-Austrian news c papers are bitter in their comments -on the peace treaty. "The treaty is a worse than our worst expectations," I said the Neuefreie Press. "'T.hey e have torn the living flesh from stupi e tied Austria," said the Arbiter Zeil -tun$. "jIt is nna ~t ble," said the Mayor Who Permits Two Bruiser Slackers to Fight for Big Money Furnishes Rifles to Shoot Down La borers Fighting for Bet ter Wages. (S1ecial1 lnited Press WVire.) Toledo, () Julne 4. - -The riots which surgeld through Toledo last night b1ringing two d(leatlhs and in jury to( 25i ]pi5rsons, today sllhowed no signs of Ibreilking out again, al 1ithough tho1sa1dls of strikers gath ered oliside ll he Wlillys-Overland plant., the 1.,151 r 4of last night's dis turblunc(es. 'rihe plant is closed. lFormlller sel.irs, enlisted as enter gency police. Sl1ot and killed two men in lthe I olikh district last night. Anolther w11,. was shot in the lekg. m1aking it i:1 i1t io n Illnec ssalry. A little girl w\I w londed in the knee. The riot lnrledll after a squad of soldiers hii police had fired into tile crowd. illllng ]the two mlen and wo nlllinzl Iii Ililr per4so1ns. The trou ble begaln. it was stated, when a soldielr- plici! iall al)ppeared1 1 armed on11 tlhe l .'.tr5 ;I.td fled to a fire sta tion after lllllllll entary remarks (ic('ouli:.;tld oil Page Two.) ALLIED ARMIES READY TO INVADE GERMANY I- - (Sp, i,. I nited Press Wire.) s 1 r- .i nI 4. Neu trals as I well :'s '.are making prepara s tiols 1 I any situation that e would ,l l 1ated by the refusal of thi mrai1,ns to sign. Both NoIrw. ,.d Sweden have an noul . :.eiri inlltentions of re fusi , ' nter any blockade agre«. tIaillst Germany. I, of the ending of the arni IlIhe decisions of Hol Hlland. ln and Denmark are expel', , follow immediately. li rg along the Rhine is repo . i hair-trigger readiness for , ,t eventuality. The al S lied ,' are understood to a have a up strategic positions and , ready for a quick ad Svan, , ycelany and to be al - readt possession of "full nmaro ,; . orders." SCHIEDEMANN PROTESTS NEW REPUBLIC Chancellor Peeved At Atti tude of Allied Armies. Charges Dortens With Crime of High Treason. Sp(c'ial United I'iPrss W ire.) sal. un 4. - Chancellort I 'ti h i(tl1n n (l. i l'l rspol -eC to Dr. )or t tot's ] i frftu a'aking permtission to lnl ai n a; ,f nblty for the, new I ..l uin ish republic (nd send representati,,' to th' ptc confl'erence, hasfi begunI lro,(. ,dinlt t:,gainst Dlorton for high tr,.t:;o,. i, I rlin dispatch reported. )ff(orton is pr, sidlent of the Rthenislti Irputblic(.. The C(T('anD gOV'ernmellnt stnt a fore :;d1 protest to Paris against thei tit udi ' of the a.llited armies of ocllipation toward i( Inew republic. 1,200 COAl MINERS ON STRIKE IN WASHINGTON El Ittfuf ig, Wash., June 4. T'ftwlvtf hundr fd coal miners in the 'provl tn t Cllllllf y .y t Cle Elumi and Roslyn, Inelar f .frif, walked ouit yes terdi;l \VtII when t1' company refused to fcontilultf payifng increased wages, the corpoittion officials declared were a war itrus. The' Northll woser ol Improvement comlpaIin is a subslidiary of the North ern Pacific Railway company and also lope.rates coal mines at Red Lodge, Mont. OPERATORS SUPPORT "HELLO" STRIKERS (Special United Press Wire.) Atlanta. Ca.. June 4.-The West ern nllio tllllallys telegraph oper ators wentl 11 n strike at 11 o'clock today in sy pllathy with the striking girl telephonel operators and to ob tain an adjustment of the tele Strikers Reiterate Demands; Officials Withdraw Orders (Special l'nitcd Press Wire.) \Vii l)p ,,. ,fii , ii.- Iie I. hIsistent 1Pl ,l llnl ' Il'eI lt here that ;i selllemel l I' l (,e generail strike will be eff'eted t within a few days. Tialk , adll i ilniliIble settlllIenlt lpersisted, despite the niait liii ltw hIlills tof the ipast i8 hIours. The mediation com illilte lle nllnotl(nce s lisfIlt('il(t progress in discussions with' represent tives of thIe Metal TiilIes \Vorkers and Iron Mas ter's. Thi is piste, howeover, is helt Ito b)e inc(idental by the genelil striie , mmilltee wthiich insists on a compulsory col t leeli l brgainig rl 'w and retlurn oft all strikers to their jobs V\'iltho1l dliscrimination, the 1t clhief dlemands of the strikers. . .... ..I . . .. .... .. -- -I- -- - .- _ . . . . - - 500,000 WORKERS ON STRIKE IN PARIS (Spectial United Press WVire.) Paris. Julne 4.- Ietwveen 200(, (01(I andL 50t), 1)110 workers areL striking in the 1Paris district. The emiiployers are claiming the form er figuires, while the employes claiml the latter figure. Mlany unions are affected. The strikers delmanlld inlcreaseid wages. MUTILATED SOLDIERS TESTIFY For Defense in Seattle Con spiracy Trial. Injustice in Industry Is Back of Workers' Discontent. (Special to The Ilulletin.) Seattle, June 4. Testimnony show ing lhilt the Ilmethods of the Internli tional \Vorlkers of the World are di rctlly opposed to violence was intro duced by a Ilnuber of witnesses for the defense called to the stand in the trial of James Bruce, charged with conspiracy inl connection with the re cent Seattle general strike. This greatesi Ilnte'rest was paid by the jury to the testimony of Paul 1". Brissenden, a graduate of the Uni versity of California and author of " \V. W. . and Ame ricaan Syndical ian,." Irissenden convincingly told ilhe july the organization primarily insisted oil all indullstri;tl democracy and desired that conllditions ill in dlustry parallel conditions In the po litical field. le declaredl tbh nliet!m hers of the orgallization do inot advo cate forcible or ioltent overthlrow of political govern mlnnt anli are less in terested in politirs of the socialist or other piarties thanl in retlations with shopmiates aid joint job control. The witness testified the ideas of the I. \V. V. are "exactly opposite to an archy." IHe asserted the organiza tion's nonl-resistancl tat aclis hall won the alliance of the American Fe'ldea tion of Iabor, the socialist party anld public senltilmenllt genlerally. E. F. Blaine, chairman of the So utltle public service comlu tissionl, Ite.s lified thait he had investigated I. WV. W. activities during the strike of 1917 ian 1918 andt had foundil that the organization desired to make the wage systemll utllrofitable. lie said hle had founld no evitlence (one(t ting (Continued on Page Two.) School Teachers Are Granted Increase in Pay; Supt. Maddock Abandons His Hostile Attitude AS retsult of i p, r 1sitcnt cain paign waged by Ith school teachers of the city with thhe a;sistance of the Bulletin's edit ori;l columinns, the inmembers of t he board of school trus tees at their imeeting last night granted stubelitntiat wage increases to teac.hers nd principals of all grades and corrected various injus tices in the way of salaries paid to certain of the school staff in the past The wage increases average ap proximatelY $300 per year for each teachet'. ),espite the fact that Superintend ent Maddock had consistently fought the dehtimands of the teachers for higher wages-wages conmneaflrate with the cost of living-and ha ven intimated Omane occasion to -e FAMINE THREATENS. (Special United Press Wire.) \Vinnipeg, June 4.-A milk and bread famine is predicted following the iperemptory notice by the cen tral strike committee that the milk and bread workers and handlers will strike tonight. H-leretofore these workers operated under permission of the central strike commlittee. Mayor Gray said plans had been made to fill the places of those men called out by the or der. TWO UNIONS JOIN STRIKE. (Special United Press Wire.) Vancouver, 11. C., June 4. - The second day of tile strike here wit nessed two more unions added to thlose already out. The general strike was called yesterday. At it joint m tn'cing LhaSt night the carpen Ltr.s anld tiamsters dlecidled to follow th(e lad of the longshiorel'c en. The shipyard workers walked out this morning. Yesltrday practically every branch of orgalized labor with the exception of men employed by public utilities quit work shortly before noon in compliance with the general strike order of the Trades and Labor coun cil. All shipyard workers are out, it is said, except the moulders at one sm1all plant. Four big yards are af f'ected. 'T'elephone and telegraph and street car service is still unim Ipaired, but city officials are con cerned over probable action of the electrical workers at the electric light plant. It was stated that should the electrical workers quit an effort would be made to operate with the office staff. CITY OFFICIALS BACK UP. (Special to The Bulletin.) Winnipeg, June 4.--Although it was reported that the employers had receded from their previous stand against collective bargaining and had offered a comlipromlise arrangement to the railway brotherhood, acting as mediator, and that some ray of hope for a settlement of the difficulties here was possible, the strike situa tion remained the same as it had been. The proposed parade of strikers to parliament, which had been expected yesterday was called off by speakers for the strike leaders, when it be came apparent that such a demon stration might lead to violence on the part of the authorities, and, instead, a mass meeting was held in Victoria park. The meeting was without in cident. The city officials withdrew their peremptory demands to the union po, lice in which they demanded that the policemen sign an agreement not to participate in any general strike. The policemen then made a voluntary agreement to stay at their posts dur ing the present strike, but flatly re fused to make an promises regarding any further disturbances that might arise. The offer of the policemen was accepted. gation of teachers that he would im port 500 teachers from the east, it necessary. in order to hold the w'ige scale at the old level, the school ma'alms and masters last night forgot their grievances against the superin tendent and pleaded with the board for a renewal of his present contract and a"substantial increase" in his present pay of $5,000 per year. Mr. Maddock had recently changed his attitude in the face of determined op position to his plans, and had made a written plea to the board to increase the teachers' wages "if possible." The recommendations fdr maxi mum salaries were as follows, not in cluding the superintendent,, whose present term has not expired: Assistant superintendent, $3,20, -.