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STEIL1PHONEB sIX PAGES •Business Office....... 52 Today's Press Run S - QtgTCufe tBai dSThetin__ _ Editorial Rooms.... 1TO292 12,850 VOL. I--NO. 200. IBUTT IX MI,.1NTANA, SAT'UIUI \Y. ,1Jt'NI'" 28. 19)19. ___PRICE IFIVEI CIENTS GREATEST WAR IN HISTORY ENDS WILL FURNISH START FOR HOPES VANQUISHD CHINESE DELEGATES ONLYONES NEW ORDER, SAYS WILSON WHO DID NOT SIGN T ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENSE ADDRESS JURY THE ONCE PROUD AND LUSTFUL NATION SIGNS BILL OF INDEBTEDNESS (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-Nearly five years after Germany, the proud and lustful nation, started out to conquer the world, the beaten people affixed their signature to the allied bill oft indebtedness. The word of the signing was flashed to Amer ica, and was followed by a proclamation from Wilson, which said: "The treaty of peace is signed, ratified and acted upon in full. Sincere execution of its terms will furnish a starter for a new order of affairs in the world. It is a severe treaty in duties and penalties which it imposes on Gernp.any, brt, it is s vqre only be many, are to be righted and repair ed. It imposes nothing on Germany that she cannot do. She can regain her rightful standing in the world, by a prompt and honorable fulfill ment of its' terms. "It is much more than a treaty of peace with Germany, it liberates great peoples who have never before, been able to find a way to liberty. It ends, once for all, the old and in tolerable order, under which small groups of selfish men could use the people of great empires, to serve their own ambition for dominion power. It associates the free gov ernments of the world, in a perma nent league, in which they are pledg ed to use their united power to maintain peace, by maintaining right and justice. "It makes international law a real ity. It does away with the right of conquest, rejects the policy of annex ation and substitutes a new order, un der which the backward nations shall no more be subjected to domination and exploitation from the stronger nation, but shall be put under friend ly direction and afforded helpful as sistance from governments, which will undertake and be responsible to the opinion of mankind in execution of their task, by accepting direction of the league of nations. "It recognizes inalienable rights of nationalities, right of minorities, sahctity of religious beliefs, furnish es guarantees, such as never were given, or even contemplated before, for the fair treatment of all who la bor at their daily tasks of the world. There is ground here for deep sat isfaction and a universal reassurance of confidence and hope." LEAVES PARIS TONIGIIT. (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-I'-esident Wilson will land in New York and has agreed to a reception there, Tumulty announced. A personal message from the president stated he would leave Paris at 9:30 tonight. ORDEIRS SALUTE FIRIED. (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-Upon sign ing the treaty, Secretary Daniels flashed the order to every naval ship and shore station to fire a salute of 21 guns. WILL IRATIIFY TREATY. (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-The sen (Continued on Page Two.) Another War Within 10 Years, Says Ex-Piince (Special United Press Wire.) London, June 28.-Frederick Wil helm, former German corwa prince, who was reported to have escaped to Germany from Holland, recently ex pressed to a Brussels correspondent of the Mirror his plan of living on his estate in Silesia, after peace was signed. "East Prussia and Silesia will never agree to Polish domination," the ex-prince was quoted as saying, ENtISTIMENTS, STOPPED FOR FOR[IGHN SRVIC[ (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-The war department has stopped further ac ceptance of enlistments for service in France and Germany. The men so far accepted. will be sent to the over seas replacement depot at Camp Meade. They will be forwarded in detachments of thousands as rapidly as they are inoculated and vacci nated. They will be given prelimin ary training. ENFORCEMENT OF ORDER IS FORMALLY REPORTED Washington, June 28.-Enforce ment of the order for both wartime and constitutional prohibition, was formally reported to the house in a bill of two. sections, by the house judiciary committee. As the bill now stands, more lenient laws are provid ed in one section for wartime prohi bition than in the constitutional pro hibition section. BOTH HOUSES AGREE ON COMPENSATION REPORT (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-A repeal of the daylight saving law is now cer tain, unless Wilson acts. Both hous es of congress have agreed to the conference report on the agricultural appropriation bill which carries the repeal rider. JOHNSON RESOLUTION IS PASSED BY SENATE (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-The senate has passed Senator Johnson's reso lution requesting the president to in form the senate, regarding the gov ernment's military policy in Siberia. in an interview granted at his refuge on Island Wieringen. "There will be another Aiar within ten years, as Belgium, Servia, Italy, Rumania and Greece are furious at the peace terms; only France, Great Britain and America will be satisfied. After peace is signed I intend to live on my estates at Silesia. There is no truth in the reports that I intend to start a pottery factory. The kaiser will remain in Amerongen for some time." Wheeler and Donovan Make Strong Appeal for Defendant; Ask Jury to Forget Prejudices (Special to The Bulletin.) Helena, June 28.-In a brilliant address to the jury late yesterday af ternoon Atty. Louis P. Donovan of Butte reviewed the incidents leading up to the charge of sedition placed against R. B. Smith of the Bulletin staff by the council of defense and characterized the alleged offense as nothing more than "lese majeste" against a group of politicians" upon whose heads "halos had been placed." During the course of his address, which was said by attorneys among the spectators to have been one of the most-brilliant forensic endeavors ever heard in the courts of Lewis and Clark county, Attorney Donovan pit ilessly arraigned the prosecution and those connected with it and plointed out that the arrests and trial of Smith and the other members of the Bulletin staff partook of the nature of prejudiced attempts on the part of the state council of defense to suppress the daily edition of the Bul letin, while the council in reality made no effort toward "conserving print paper as a war measure." Attorney Donovan followed Depu ty Prosecutor Wine who made the main argument to the jury for the state. Previous to Wine's argument counsel for tile defense had interpos ed objections to nearly every instruc tion to tihe jury presented by the prosecution. In all instances, as throughout the trial, District Judge R. Lee Wood, promptly overruled the defense's objections. The judge, who throughout the trial has displayed a marked preference for the prosecu tion in his rulings while showing every hostility possible to the de CORONER'S JURY RETURNS VERDICT; JACKSON MAY PROSECUTE KELLER That the evidence offered in the Pascoe inquest, hdwever damning in quality it may have been, was too circumstantial in character to war rant a coroner's jury in holding Lew is Keller responsible for the death of Ruby Pascoe. was made manifest yesterday afternoon at 4:49 when an open verdict was returned as fol The Verdict. "We find that the deceased died at No. 3235 South Montana street, in the county of Silver Bow, state of Montana, early on June 21, 1919. "Cause of death: Shock and hemorrhage from a fracture of the skull while riding in an au tomobile with one Louis Keller. How and where the injury was received the jury is unable to de termine from the testimony." Easton Is Foreman. The verdict was signed by C. F. Easton, foreman; Thomas Fletcher, John Holland, John Leary, Mike i Doherty, George Watson and Charles McGuirrel. The jury was out only 40 minutes. After the verdict was announced, County Attorney Joseph Jackson de clared he would prosecute the charge of murder which already lies against Lewis Keller, as soon as a thorough study of the evidence had been made. Yesterday afternoon a lively tilt ensued between attorneys of oppos ing interests, when John Ensign, an old-time resident of Butte, a well known miner and prospector was called to the stand. Canning Objects to Ensign. As soon as it became apparent that Ensign had held a conversation with Clinton, the bartender in the Maurice Rowe's roadhouse where' Miss Pascoe died, on the forenoon of the day that the tragedy occurred before Keller or any attorney had had an opportunity to reach him or fense. as promllitly refused to accept any of the 38 inlstructions presented by the defense. . In making his re fusals the judge barely glanced at the documents which had been hand ed him by attorneys for the defense, and, had it not been for a suggestion from Attorney Wheeler, was appar ently about to make a blankect refis al without having considered the of fer of the defense at all. In opening his argunment Attorney Donovan feelingly referred to the war record of the defendant and declar ed that "nothing can Ibe more hein ous thian to pl'iace ,a charge- of sedi tion against a man who twice hias of fered his life in defense of his couu try-the United States." The attor ney declared it was an "'abnormalt crime to attempt to impose the stig ma of seditionist on the kind of a man the defendant had shown hint self to be," especially on such flimsy evidence as had been introduced. "The question is one nlorie serious even than that of the liberty and hIoinor of Smith," said Donovan. "It resolves itself into a question of whether the great powers conferred on government officials during the war can be prostituted as they have been prostituted here. You are call ed uponl not to pass on a case of se dition, but on a case of lese majeste and to place halos on the heads of a group of politicians and to find that any offense toward them is treason. You are called upon to select as your victim a veteran of the Spanish-Amer ican war-a soldier who in this very latest war offered his life twice and who is now charged with "sedition." Attorney Donovan pleaded with the jury not to be "deceived by pre Maurice Rowe in private----then for some reason Attorney Canning be caine suddenly eager to prevent any further admission of "hearsay" evi dence. There had been too much of it already, he cried-while in his in nocence and simplicity Keller had summoned never a witness. Attorney Joseph Griffin, repre senting Ihe Pascoes, rejoined that if Keller needed a witness, it would be a good thing for him to take the stand himself. We could discover the cause of Ruby's death in two min utes, said Mr. Griffin, if Keller would take the stand and tell what he knew. To this, Attorney Matt Canning, represenling Keller, replied: "\We don't, have to produce el ler. You have heard his story firolll itlessts to whoml lie told ii. \We do not want him to com!le into a court room where THE CAUSE OF IT ALL (lpecial L nited Press W1ire.) Five ye4llI5 ago todIty, FrnaniS Ferdilinllml, the Austrianl alrcllllldke, waIS ais assIlintlllll t S.marjevo. His (leatlh fur'iishled the (~x(use for the world wrill, which ended today, with the signing of the treaty. Gavrio P1rinsip, who fired tlie shots which led to the war, leaped out from a crowd whllich was watching tile archduke alnd his wife, as they drove by in a carriage, July 28, 1914, pour Ing a tc ream of bullets at them. Shortly afternwardc Austria made de mandis 111po) Serbia for a hand In Prinsip's trial for these conmpliea tioits--alld war. l'rinsip died in jail. conceived inotions poured into your heads by the( copper press in this city and by the fact that Will A. ('ampbehll, the coramplaining witness in this case, has used columns of the Indepeldent to assail the defend ant.' Referring to the charges made against the council of defense in the editorial objected to, Attorney Don o:van cited the fa(ct that "no evidence has been given here to prove that the statements of that editorial are un true." "The state," he said, "has not underhltaken to tprovte that, any state itsut in trhe article is false." Don ova llilllotedl l)elputy P'rosecu tor \Vine's argutnmlnt in wiiich the latter hald d tnditted to the jury that the order of the council of ldefense prohiliting the Bulletin fromn chang ing from a weekly publication to a laily was invalid and showed that every bit of evidence introducedt tended to show that tile attacks al leged to have b.een made by the Iulietill were dlirected toward the 0rder of theIl defense counciil and not on tile nl.emlbers peisonailly, or1 as a body. "And nothing has 1ii en shownI to prove the council was inlallible in it:s acts," hic said. Referring to the fact that the council's order was directed solely at the Bulletin and not at anly other publication in the state, Donovan said: "There is nothing to show the Montana state council of defense really made any effort to save pulp paper during the war at all. Despite the fact that the order from the war industries board on whicl'. the couu (Continued on Page Six) thret'ats to assassinate him have b(een made." "\Ve'll guarantee him against assassination," remarked Attor ney Griffin. "You can't guarantee any thing," Canning replied. Ilowever, it was up to the coroner to ldec'ide, for ill these little affairs Dan is the judge. Hence, Ensign was allowed to establish the fact that on, the forenoon of the day the tragedy occurred, Clinton, the bartender, had a clear recollection that it was only about 10:30 when Keller and Miss Pascoe called at the Maurice Rowe roadhcuse to buy drinks. It was af terwa rd that Clinton's memory bie cani faulty and lie was obliged to depend on Maurice Rowe to establishi the time for him. It is noteworthy also, that James Berry testified yes terday that Mr. Keller himself, that Saturday afternoon when he first talked to reporters ill tile court house, made a clean statement that 10: ;n was the time when he called for drinks at Maurice Rowe's. It was only afterward, after Keller and his attorney had made a trip out to the roadhouse that the time was shifte'd ahead to 2 o'clock in tile morning. ('oroner Lets Ensign Talk. "It remains with the coroner toi rule on whether the question will tie answered." responded Griffin. "I so rule," answered Mr. Holland. "Very well, we'll show you stome thing in that line before long," shouted Cuanning as he sank back in his chair. The stenographer read the ques tion with regard to what Clinton had told the witness, who answered: A. It was a bad accident we had this morning. I had not heard of it and asked him what it was and how it happened. He replied: "A man and woman came here and the man (Continued on Page Three.) GERMAN PEOPLE WILL USE EVERY EFFORT TO MEET TERMS OF ALLIES (Special United Press Wire.) Versailles, June 28.-The greatest war in history has for mally ended with the signing of the treaty. The ceremony in the historic palace at Versailles, proceeded with clock-like regularity. The German delegates, Mueller and Bell, were ushered into the Hall of Mirrors at eight minutes past three. Clemenceau immediately opened the meeting by assuring the German delegates that the text of th treaty was identical with the one which was presented to them. WiLSON MAY AGREE TO A COMPROMISE (Special United Press Wire.) \Vashington, June 28.-It is ru noored in congressional circles that \Vilson might be willing to agree on a conlpromlise on the league of .na tions to prevent its defeat in the sen ate. This is Inet by an energetic de nial froml admininstration leaders. Senator Ilitchcock declared: "Wil son d(oes nlot Iineed to conlpromnise on the league of nations, and to my knowledge has neiver entertained such a suggestion.' In otlher quart ers, however, the vague report is giv en soime credence. SPADRTCANS OCCUPY RAILROAD STATION (Special United Press Wire.) Basle. June 28.-A truce lhas been declared between tile governlni;nt troops alld the Sparta(an forces in l-lmbuirg, it is; reported in a dis patch fron that city. Sessation of hostilities came after many hours of street fighting. The Spartacans have occupied the railroad stations and have torn uip the tracks in all direc tions, to prevent the arrival of mlore government troops. HOUSE DECIDES ON ARMY OF 300,000 (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, June 28.-The house by a vote of 220 to 0, has insisted on its stand that the average of the army for the next fiscal year, must be 300. men. Chairman Kahn, of the mili tary conmmittee, said the senate con ferees had agreed to accept a figure of 350,000 as a comnpromise. PROTEST STRIKE I'OSSIBILE. (Special United Press Wire.) Chicago, June 28.-A possibility that the strike of 15,000 city etm ployes may become a MtIooney protest strike is regarded likely by Secretary Nickels. President Wilson Gives Other Nations Warning (Special 'United Press Wire.) Paris, June 28.---President Wil son, speaking at the dinner given by President Poincare to the allied dele gates. warned that any nation, at tempting to emulate Germany's ef forts at world domination in the fu ture, would suffer a like fate. 'Merely to beat a nation that was wrong once, is not enough," he said. "There must follow a warning to all other nations, that would do like things, that they in turn would be Mueller placed his signature on thi do(cwument at 3:12, followed im miediatodly by Bell. Ptiesident Wilson was the first of the allied delegates to sign. writing his name at 3:14. Lloyd George signed two minutes la tel; (lGeneral Slnutz, representing South Africa, signed under protest. Signing by the delegations were in the following order: Germans, Americans, British French, Italians, Japanese and the smaller nations. The Chinese delegates were not pres ent. They reported that they had sent to Pekin for instructions. "The conditions of peace are now an ac compl lhed fact, the proceedings are closed." Clemeanceau said. The al lied delegates remained seated, as the Germans departed at 3:52. The entire ceremony lasted 41 minutes. Foreign Minister Mueller and Co lonial Minister Bell, signatories of the treaty, made the following exclu sive statement to the United Press: "We are signing without mental res ervation and what we are signing will be carried out. The German people will use every means to meet the terms. We believe the entente, will for its own interests, find it nre essary to change some of the terms, or they will see that the treaty is im possible of execution. We believe the entente will not insist on the de livery of the kaiser or other high of ficials. The central government will not assist in any. attack on Poland and Germany will make every effort to prove herself worthy to enter the league of nations." MORRISSEY GOES BEFORE COMMISSION MONgOA Public hearing before the police commissioners of the charges recent ly filed against Edward Morrissey, chief of detectives, accusing him of being ungentlemanly, drunken, brut al, incompetent and a menace to the public, will begin next Monday at 10 a. m. in council chambers of city hall. Robert Clinton, David Witten burg and other attorneys will look af ter the interests of the prosecution. A large number of witnesses have been sumlmoned, and if Morrissey makes any defense, the hearing is likely to last several days. It is not considered probable that Morrissey himself will take the stand. He cannot be forced to do so. And it is said that he would mnuch rather get other fellows to talk for him than to put himself where he is obliged to answer questions. vanquished in shame if they attempt a dishonorable purpose." The president said that while na tions had signed contracts before, "they have never formed partner ships," and that "they have associ ated themselves temporarily, but have never before associated them selves permanently." WEATHER FORECAST. Fair and cooler. ,- 1.