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Busineas OfMce............ 52 o h J Jj4 jgru Editorial Rooms........ 292 4j -VOL.-I.-. 2 ._-7O 17-. I-tT- H LTE. M.()NTANA, FHID)AY. ,IiX 1' 1. . PR1,C)IV j!). O P SITI T L GUE OF NATIM Ratification Would Rob U. S. oI ndependence of Action, Say Senators FOOD SUPPLY IN CNTROL OF "BIG FIVE" CONGRESS MUST ACT AT ONCE SAYS REPORT OF TRADE COMMISSION (Special United Press Wire.) \\Washinigitn. July 11.---The 'big live meni[ pa.eker.s will sou)i exer('is a powerl'l dol(tilntlioll over thIe natiiol's fon.d slillply tlndi an iilerinltional cn.(trol of aIint I tllires Ilieo.s (ongress imliediately forestalls these aIinms, the federal It'ade ena.rission reported to Wilsoni. A -pproachilnig ol a pI cker don intion oi all iillp(m .alit I'f 1ds ii this couniiity and anl interiinationiil controti l o all eal l i(15 with f'oreign (c(n lpaulnies see(llns i (er'iillty., lilless I'illldil lneilll action is taken Ito lleveil it.' sa s thle retlpt \vthiic h is part 1 iot the (n.luiiiissii i's illvestigatiin of the b it eat iindustry. The commission claims the pack ers are fast obtaining domination by manufacturing or dealing in 775 commodities, largely products, and by gaining control of 762 other com panies, many of which are public utility corporations. "The Big Five jointly or separately yield controlling interest in 574 companies, a minor ity interest in 95 others and an un determined interest in 93," says the report. "The -lhistory .of the..packers' growth is interwoven with illegal combinations and rebates, with un disclosed conif.l of corporations. The commission urges full publicity of corporate ownership of all industries. As to devices for secret control, there does not exist adequate law. In its absence, unfair competition may run its course to a goal of monopoly and ruin of competitors, without the se cret of ownership being suspected." CHARLIE CUAPLIN Ji. LIVED ONLY 72 IOUIS (Special United Press Wire.) Los Angeles, July 11.--While thousands were laughing at Charlie Chaplin's antics on the movie screen, King Mirth was l .tterly mourning his first born son's death, which fol lowed 72 hours after birth. The physicians had told Chaplin that the babe could not live. For the last 48 hours of the child's life, the fa mous comedian never left the nur sery. WILL TAKE PART IN EXECUTION OF TREATIES Washington, July 11.-The Uniten States will be a party to the execu tion of the peace treaties with 'Tur key and Bulgaria, althoug.i this country was not at war with these nations, it was learned. The United States will be concerned because tie league of nations' covenant will go into each, as the United States is a party to the league, it was stated on high authority. Appeals Issued for Nation- Wide Strike (Special United Press Wire.) San Francisco, July 11.-An ap peal that the International Brother hood of Electrical Workers call a nation-wide strike of telephone work ers, and another appeal to Wilson to act in the deadlock, have been dis patch. These are the latest develop ments in the telephone strike which KAISERIN GETS ON ..THIE JOB (Special United Press Wire.) Amsterdam, July 11.-The for mer kaiserin has telegraphed the Queen. of Holland, it is reported here, imploring her t( prevent the eytradition of Wilhelii. REFUSES TO SEE MRS. MOONEY President Says He Has Done All That He Can. Now Up to the Governor of the State of California. (Special United Press Wiioe.) Washington, July 11.-Mrs. IRena Mooney, wife of Thoynas Mooney, failed to gain an audience with the president when she called at the White House. Secretary Tumulty informnled her the president would be glad to read any petition that she might present, but feels he has done all possible in Mooney's behalf and that any further intercession must come from the governor of California. Mooney was sentenced to the peni tentiary for life. in connection of the bomb outrage during a preparedness day parade in San Francisco. Mrs. Mooney expects to confer with Sec retary of Labor Wilson and other officials. JAPANESE AMBASSADOR TO U1 S., ESI]NS (Special United Press Wire.) Tokio, July 11.-The resignation of Viscount Ishii as Japanese ambas sador to the United States, and his retirement to private life. was of ficially announced upon his arrival from the United States. Ill health is the sole reason ascribed. His sue-I cessor has not been selected. has paralyzd telephonic communica tion on the Pacific coast for the last three weeks. FEDERATION WIRES WILSON. (Special United Press Wire.) San Francisco, July 11.-The Cali fornia Federation of Labor has seni. an appeal to Wilson, urging himn to "direct the postmaster general to recognize the right of the thousanda, of girl telephone operators to a liv ing wage and their right of collec tive bargaining without discrimina tion." BOYCOTT ON WIRES. - (Special United Press Wire.) • Santa Barbara, Cal., July 11. The local here has sent an 4ppeal for a nation-wide strike to i i)rnationai headquarters. Power company em ployes of several cities hate placed a boycott on all telephone wires. In some cities they say they will refuse to work on any poles carrying tele phone company wires. "THE NEW ORDER" S-ra KNOVr* ( .- IF -iS is rogreloN ',ve Me, T- RI KE POSSIBL Walk Off Hill to Enforce Jurisdiction Over Their Own Members. Kelly Holds Aloof While Squabble Is On and Suggests Wage Scale Which Will Leave a Healthy Margin for Coupon Clippers. "..ll in the art' hest deseribes the lo(al in ,ir siliuatiti as il alpplies to the iegdliations \hieh have been going on bel\\een the minin t"olipauies aid tli valrioul. ,ral'l employed Ott lhe hill. (Culi .. Kelley, pres.ideni ill' the A. (. M.. niyeli "g to relml;s, Its tIken ia posilton on e Sidelines, while .jurisitd liuiun l tangle. are sira~igltlened out. The Mine, Mill and Smellvert eni the ohl Moyer oc lanization, is lyving to elhiin ,juriietioif n MARINE1 WOlKhRS WALK OFF JOB Strike Causes Complete Tie up of all the Shipping on the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Coasts. New York, July 11.-A strike of marine firemen, oilers and water tenders has been called along the en tire north Atlantic a:nd Mexican gulf conasts from Galvestn, Tex., to Port land, Me. The strikers demand an increase of $15 a month in wages and closed shops. More than p hundred government ships w\ere tied up in the harbor as ia result cf the strike. Reports from privah. steamship lines indicated that ,evcry vessel on the Atlantic and gulf seaboards may have to re main in port unless adjustments are made in Washington today at a conference of union officials and the shipping board. The ien are striking for a $15 a month raise in wages and adjust ment prohibiting the employment of oriental labor. Officials of the Ma rin. Engineers association declared tContinued on Page Eight.) over the metal trade. c(raft employed on the hill, and also over the car penters and painters. And this con stitutes the crux of the situation at the present time. The various unions composing the metal trades crafts, so the Bulletin is informed, have and will continue to refuse to surrender jurisdiction to the Mine, Mill and Smeltermen, and will strike if neccessary in o der to maintain jurdiction over their own membership, authorization- for a strike for this purpose having been given months ago. It is said the carpenter.t and paint ers have taken the sanle stand as the metal trades. and are ready to line up with those unions and fight it out rather than he gobbled up by the Moyer organization. Negotiations and conferences are still proceeding between the various crafts involved, and matters may yet be adjusted without recourse to a strike over the jurisdiction squabble, but as it is, the Mine, Mill and Smel termen will have to recede from their position and relinquish all claims to supervision over the oither crafts (Continued on Page Elght,) U. S. SENATORS PLEASE NOTE (Special United l'ress Wire.) Paris, Junly 11.--( 'apital lpunish menl for food specIIl:atorls i8'prLo. vided for in a bill which has~been introduced in the I'rnlich clm~nber. of deputies. VICTIM OF AUTO SUCCUMBS AT HOSPITAL Norman McLeod, 11-Year Old Boy, Killed by Car Driven by Sam Wilson, Who Admits Brakes Bad. Victim of a gasoline juggernaut driven by an individual who calls himself Samuel Wilson, 1031 West Quartz street. Norman McLeod, 11 year-old son of Neil G. MeLeod, 831 Zarelda street. lies cold in death, havingsuccumbed shortly after 8 o'clock last night to inte(rnal injuries received when he was struck by Wil son's autonlobile as he stepped from a street car at Park and Montana streets before 1noon yesterday. The boy, happy in his anticipa tions of a (lay to be spent at Coluni bia gardens, stepped from a west side car, which had stopped, only to be run down by W\iison's automobile. The unfortunate boy's abdomen was crushed by. the front wheel of Wil son's automobile and he is said to have received other injuries when the rear wheel pIassed over him. He was rushed to Murray hospital. (Continued on Page Etght.) PROOF OF CONTENTION IN SiX WORDS TAKENI FROM WILSONM'S SPEEC (Special United Press Wire.) \\anshintlan o Jl. 1 1.---Sen toIrs opposing the league of na lious have seized pll.on six words fron )President Wilson's sleech ~~ p.rolf i( thlleir coltenitioni flhat ratification of the Ill.euc will rob the Uniited Stales of its independenc.e oif n lioni. The six words are: "'At whatever cost of inde. Ihe president used the. i l l in decclaring lihe w\orld demand d a new\\ order of ilinternational polities. founded on freedom -and justice. II, e added Ilitl it was inl ithe leagiue of nations thlat mnankitil (loiii the oil v honii e of lthis unew order. THOUSANDS HEAR DE VALERA I President Wilson and Others Hissed at Meeting. Large Crowds Cheer for Irish Republic. ISpecial United. Press Wire.) New York, July 11.---lFifteen thou sand Irish mIen and women in Madi son Square garden last night hissed President Wilson, England. Sir Doug las Haig and others, and cheered the Irish republic and "President ' Va lera. I)emlllons rations were echoed by an overflow crowd of over 10.000 persons. Tosolutions were passed demanding the United States to recognize the Irish republic. The meeting was a greeting to Valera, who sat upon the platform. When Mr. de Valera was intro duced wild cheering burst forth, members of the audience jumping to their feetl. and waving flags and hbats vigorously. The ovation lasted fully 15 minutes. Bedlam broke loose when Mr. de Valera advanced to the front of the platform to speak. "That is New York's recognition of the Irish republic," said Mr. de Valera. "Irishmen want their country. It is rightfully and lawfully theirs. "Irishmen want their freedom; freedom to live their own lives in their own way; freedom to develop along their own lines." THE WEATHER. Fair and cooler. Four White Men Wounded by Negr (Special United Press Wire.) Longview, Tex., July 11.--Four white men were wounded in a gun battle with negroes here early today. Fifteen armed white men had ap proached the home of L. Jones, a negro school teacher. Jones had been beaten by whites yesterday for print ing an article in a negro newspaper in which he related the details of an alleged lynching here on June 17. The whites deny the lynching. According to the reports, as the whites approached Jones' house this morning secreted negroes opened fire, wounding severely Ernest White and Edward Kelly and slightly injur ing Grady Bear and Edward Belson. TIROOPS SENT TO SCENE. Austin. Tex., July 11.-Governor Hobbs has ordered a company of Texas rangers and two companies of national guardsmen to Longview where several negroes have been killed and wounded and several Thus the president, the anti leaguers argued, demanded the United States commit itself to givilt up of its independence to whateteve extent the league may deem nece' sary. "This statment taken with t president's assertion that the Unite* States is legally bound to accept. t league's counsel and advice, plrove ahaolutely what tho pr.aopoentp ':O the league have denied," Said :Sigi ator Borah. "They have insiiist64 w would be under no legal obligatlpli to act on the league's advice unlede we feel that honor compels us t;' but the president clearly views tite situation differently." Wilson's expression of his willhit ness to appear before the senate f1r eign relations committee any ttlib, to be questioned regarding the treafl and league, is pointed out by thlie favoring the ratification, as evidedQg of his confidence that the documelitr cannot be successfully attacked; Administration senators said they were sure after much verbal battling on the floor, the treaty and league would win when it comes to a vote. They consider the president in his speech yesterday, withheld mdst 'Of his strong arguments for use later on in the campaign, after the opposi tion reveals their own line of assault. BIC. AI BOlT MAKING 60_0CO (Special United Press Wire.') New York, July 11.-Flying-at S(O knots all hour. the British dlrigiblq,' R-34. is believed to be more than half way across the Atlantlc on hfer return trip to Scotland. Just befog: leaving Mineola, L. I., at midnight Wednesday Commander Scott ex pressed confidence that the R-3$4 would make the 3,200 miles in 70 hours. If the present speed Is nmaii tained she will accomplish the tiip In nearer 60 hours. She is taking. the southerly route with. prevailing winds directly at her back. POLK SETS SAILING DATE. Washington, July 11.-Acting Sec retary of State Polk sails for'Fraiie July 21, to replace Secretary of State. Lansing at the Paris peace confer ence. houses burned, according to reports the governor received. 1H received the appeal for troops, fromn Coilty. Judge Bramlette at Longview. THE WEATREL Showers and cooler. TRADE RELAT (Special United Press Wirej, Washington, July 11.--Tra relations with Germany will b.ip sumed immediately, the state,-.' partmient announced.' The ipt ý announcement to the world t L be made within the next 48 h..er, '