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Seeks to Deliver Niblic Market Over to Butte Profiteers
TELEPHONES Susines. Office 5 ........... T dy..'I PRI E u Editorial Rooms...... 292 I I II 1 2.-NO. 26. i'__1 ___________ --- I--_ __ Tn;.--- 1\I- I)----II_- NTA_ NA 1UlIAP-S-7R~ICE FIVE CENTfS DEATH LIST REACHES INTO HUNDREDS Appeals Are Sent Out for Immediate Relief for Stricken Texas Dist STEEL WORKERS WILL WALK OUT MONDAY TO LET GUARDS AND GUNMEN RUN WORKS P~itt41 gh.. Seit'1.8.-----A\t the os f to theP Ineetiiig ry tei IX \, Whih was a'dl (i1111II( until tIJ(IdX whoici is being at teinledc nin (tio ii th 1111 the ii pjroosed striike of the steel worke2Is. John FititzpatriCk. V l i aa o the ciI een m ittee. mtin 'de the stalt enw ut thinat The w alkoint XX uiuld take lace niext Miuin v mnor'ning luý nn'd eidedl upn. IL "auli aick tionw taken at es-v fcIi Iiaa 'sieetiii' to Ipoistponuie the strike hiit asserted that a stiatemuentl \\joilit hie given miit toilay. I'lit ane tiig mhI~scmsseit the question lam u pos~tponiniig- the \illt oul until after. the industrial con ference in Washington, beginning Oct. 6. as requested by President Wilsoln. Arguments were made against postponement on the ground that the steel workers, having gone so far in their campaign for settle iient of grievances by collective bar gaining, cannot turn back. Iegarding the strike, Chairman Fitzpatrick said: "There will be no picketing; the men will go fishing. We will leave the mill guards and professional gun maln run the plants." A lotter from E. IH. Gary, chair man of the United States Steel cor poration, to the president of subsid iary companies, made public today, givies the reasons of1' the corporation (Continued on Page Six.) DENIKINE ATTACKS UKRAINIAN ARMY Paris, Sept. 18.-The president of the Ukrainian delegation to the peace conference has written to Mi. C(lem encean, protesting against attacks by General Denikine's volunteers upon the Ukrainian army, which was in pursuit of bolsheviki forces after the recent capture of Kiev. The letter says that General Denikine is "'matk ing use of enoente assistance which was intended to enable him to fight the bolsheviki, to penetrate Ukrain ian territory with the object of re establishing the Russian empire." People Should Act Forcibly Against 'Buy Now' Program Albany, N. Y., Sept. 18.-Attor ncy General Palmer announced at lthe conference of state and federal officials, which was called by Gov ernor Smith to consider the cost of living problem, that evidence will be Iresented to the grand jury this week, that will warrant and sustain the indictment of the combination of packers, known as the "big five." "There never was before in any government emergency," said At torney General Palmer. "such ample data nearing upon the activities of this giant as there is today. When it is laid before a jury the wrath of the American people' will compel a verdict of conviction. The story will amaze America." The attorney general, in discuss ing the high cost of living and the activities of the department of jus tice, :.aid the campaign would suc ceed. "It has already succeeded," he said. "in very considerable part in various portions of the country." lie said that if the people over all the country would act forcibly UNDERPAID WORKERS SUFFER Office Men and Bank Clerks Forced to Turn Their Chil dren Over to Charitable Institutions. New York, Sept. 1S. -N--ew York office men, bank clerks, public em ployes -- men of family who are forced to keep up comparatively high standards of appearance through associations-are becoming objects of charity. While the garbage men get $10 a lday, street car employes from $40 to $50 a week, and other semi-skilled workers garner a fair return for their labor, the small salaried pen and-ink toiler is turning his chil dren over to the New York depart ment of charities because of inability to keep pace with living costs. Bird S. Coler, commissioner of charities, has shown by facts and figures that prove that unless some (Continued on Page Six.) againt the "buy now" campaign. they would help materially in solv ing the problem of high prices. "It is a despicable thing," he said, "for merchants to urge you! to buy now in anticipation of prices going higher when they know they will not." HAVE MUCH EVIDENCE. Chicago, Sept. 18.--Grand jury investigation of the "big five" pack ers to determine whether they have violated the Sherman anti-trust act was .tarted here yesterday, with J. M. Chaplin. head of the auditing de partment of Swift & Co., as the first witness. Attorneys for the government, who nave in their possession three trunks filled with documentary evi dence, asserted that if conviction were ".btained jail sentences would be asaed for the big packers. Isadore J. Kresel of New York, special assistant attorney general, heads the government procurators in charge of the investigation. MAYOR CALLS ALDERMAN "LIAR" WHEN CHARGED WITH FAVORING WHOLESALERS---SESSION "PEPPY" .Agevred l)V critlic'isms of his policies witli ee"i' pce t', 1h Iic i n mtikeI .sl ei".ially at. pposniliton which dlevelopedt 1u his alpoi.tllmertt of a mmbeu r (th, fle E.mployers" associat.ion to the 1 tsition t' city tmarkel nam'ter. MNayo Sttthlen last night Ihbrew' decrout inl the witivsit aiul directly hurled tlhe shirt tntdt utgly wortd at Allerit Atistlit alnl Iby itnf'trence. intimated that, hlie believes hitausewives al the tinsuaiers league ant d the . iteit"ers of I lie variious central labor badies are liars, toI. CONSUMERS' LEAGUE MEETS TONIGHT A meetIing of the ('.onsumes' league will be held in the city coullcil cliuanber this evening at 8 o'clock instead of Friday evening, as formerly. The question of ap pointmletelt of a market master will be disculssed b1y the mnemlbers. NO CHANGE IN METAL TRADES STRIKE Lack of Good Mechanics Hampers Operations. Re ports From Other Towns All Favorable. No change in the strike situation is noticeable, both the companies and the men having apparently resolved that any attempts at a settlement must come from the other side. There have been no defections from the ranks of the strikers and the vol unteer strikebreakers employed, shift-bosses and the like, are unable to keep their machinery in repair. The lack of mechanics is hampering operations in a large degree, despite attempts of the strikebreakers to keep everything running smoothly. Reports from Anaconda and Great Falls show the situation to be simi lar to that in Butte. with the Ana conda smelter suffering in the great est degree. STRIKE NOTES. Merril Wilkins is scabbing on the machinists at the Mountain Con. Hert Brocklin, residing at the cor ner of Colorado and1 Porphry, is also scabbing on the machinists. Dan McIntosh., said to be a mem ber of the Typographical union. is scabbing on the machinists at the Southern Cross. PREiSIDENT IS OPPOSED TO POLICEMEN'S UNION (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, Sept. 18.-President Wilson,. in a telegram here, has come out flatly against policemen union izing with the view to "using press ure" to obtain their demands. 'ltlhe ymo tlisg -ii.eil at iini t1itnll nS oie of the (Ilim(axes Of a sories ofl' hit er awl wordy debates over the ma vir hun ollin f. t' he public .iarket aud in whiOh, it was alleged, the city's chief executive has been unduly favoring local merchants and con mission men with locations on the Meeting Uproarious. Last night's meeting of the city council is declaredl by old-timers to ha;e. been one of the most uproarious in the city's history. Determined to force his plans through over the ob jections of the people and their representatives, 1layor Stodden fre quently cast aside the dignity that is presumed to surround the pres ence if the mayor in the chair at a council meeting and displaying a re gretable loss of temper, severely con (Continued on Page Eight.) JOHNSON BRANDS COVENANT AS AN INFAMOUS DOCUMENT LiII(Inc . N I.. Se1[t. 8 In add ressing a lar e ian mihusi li i(c ga hiIrti g Ias I iia 1it . Sehunator Hirm .olai nl \V. J4viisuni o It c anli fr nit, lthe 1 ; l2d urrnirverp ryv t' fh .iguuing nf the c .nstitu li, of(i' the t.'ifed 'Sate, in Ph1'i delphia,. ldenli unced the league 1)lo ulntlitin" u I 1.'.,vun.lult as. tltn inl'ar tiuI, sulujet in( ent a nd declared its a.dul itidj w ,ull 're lt inl throwing the cou.tul.ry into an interna NAMES MEN TO REPRESENT PUBLIC President Makes Public List of 22 Persons. Labor Rep resentatives Will Be Se lected Later. San Franci sc.. S.pt. 18.--Presi dent Wilson has made public the names of the 22 .iwn who will repre sent the general public in the na tional conference which is to begin in Washington O(ct. 6 to consider plans for a no w relationship between employer and employy. Twenty-two representatives to sit in the confer ence will be se-lested later by or ganized labor, thi leading agricul tural associations. inv'estment bank ers and mainufacturers. (Continued on Page Six.) HOUSEWIVES SHOULD WEIGH BUTTER rJis. William Rosza, city healtht inspector, advises housllewives to weigh carefully butler they buy, in It circularlt l issuedl yestal tlny. Mis. Rousz dlclares recent. in vestigatioºn by her has brought, out the fact somlle bultter is sold from half asti ounce to an oul(ice short in weight. IRISH PAPER SUPPRIESSEIID. (Special United Press Wire.) London. Sept. 18.-The Cork Ex aminer, the only paper in Ireland publishing a page advertisement of the Sinn Fein loan, has been sup pressed by the British authorities. Troops have occupied the plant. tional confederation and deprive the republic of its future independence of action. It would, he said, substitute misty internationalism for Americanism. Lieut. Col. John G. Maher, demo crat .ntld president of the Nebraska branch of the American Legion, in troduced the speaker. Senator Johnson said: "The president has made and asked tho senate to approve of a league covenant that is to be higher than our constitution. Except the sovereign people, no power on earthl can legally change our constitution or make another to override it. None but the people should be per mitted to throw this independent republic into an international con federation where it must necessarily lose its independence of action." BORAH IN WASHINGTON. SSpecial United Press Wire.) Washington. Sept. 18.---The mid dle west is aflame with opposition to the league of nations covenant in its present form, Senator Borah de clared on his return to Washington from his speaking trip. "The dem onstration of Americanism which the middle west is giving," said the senator, "is filling the advocates of unqualified ratification of the treaty with fear. That is why they are trying to rush the treaty through the senate. They are afraid of the tide that is sweeping the country." CHILLING RAIN ADDS TO SUFFERING OF PEOPLE O(,iplmu ihristi. Tex.. Sept. .------A hilling and intermittent rainfall has raiddd t.o the sul'l.erins of thousands of refugees iin the devastated inteart in the T exas .Caist tounties. Now and lhen t Little perocesion bearing a black and brnisod body makes iits w\vay tii le lemlnoratry niorgue in the courthonse. G(iottpy of i\vmneti, n1nny wihith c'ring chilrei ftigging tit their irts, wtuatler aimldessly aboutlf Ihe morgue. trying in. vain to identify lhe bodies at Jloved ,mes. Severanl atr.l hils .,' the Texas fish, g'i ane and oyster de Ilartinenu ite missing and it is t'ealred Ithat some of the walrdeuns INSIDE THE ENEMY'S LINES President Wilson Addresses Large Audience in Senator Johnson's Home Town on Nations League. (Special United Press Wire.) San Francisco, Sept. 18. -- Presi dent Wilson, in his campaign for the treaty and the league of nations, con tinued his efforts to win over the home city of Senator Johnson, one of his chief opponents. He was ac corded a remarkable demonstration by the vast crowd, which numbered 20,000 within the auditorium and a like number outside and was also the victim of a counter-demonstra tion without precedent here, when he spoke last night. The arrival of Wilson brought a storm of cheering and hand-clapping that did not cease for 15 minutes. When Mayor Rolph tried to bring order and start the program, the re (Continued from Page Six.) Gabriele d'Annunzio Still Controls Situation in Fiume Geneva, Sept. 18.-Despite the ex treme censorship of all news regard ing the situation in Fiume, dis patches arriving here announce that Gabriele d'Annunzio is still master of the situation in that city, of which he recently took posession at the head of insurgent Italian forces. The British contingent of the city was jeered and hissed by the popula tion as it marched to the British war ships, the advices state, but em barked safely on the vessels. The French contingent is said to have re mained in Fiume, barricaded in its barracks. ADMIIIRAL ARRESTED. Paris, Sept. iS. - Latest official advices report the situation at Flume forcibly taken possession of by Ital ian insurgents and Gabriele d'An nunzio. as without material change. Of the Italian sailors who landed in Fiume. only 100 remained in the city at the last advices, the others having rejoined their ships. It is announced, however, that Rear Admiral Casa uiay inave ,een arowned. Joe Wil lianms and Harry Raymond, wardens of Aransas Pass, have not been seen since the storm. Wreckage of their boat was found on the beach. Austin dispatches report that Governor Hobby late last night or dered a hundred additional guards men mobilized at San Antonio, to ploceed to Corpus Christi immediate ly. Relief funds have been started in all the principal cities of the state. According to latest reports, it ap pears that the death list in the storm area will reach the 300 mark. Girl Proves Heroine. One of the many tales of personal heroism in connection with Sunday's hurricane here is that of Esther Ful ler. 17 years of age, who swamn five (Continued on Page Six.) MILITARISM IS DENOUNCED BY MINERS Cleveland, O.. Sept. 18. - The United Mine Workers of America convention this morning denounced militarism and compulsory military service, declared for the speedy Americanization of all foreign-born residents and rejected a radical res olution to withdraw from the Amer ican Federation of Labor. The resolution against compulsory military service contemplates an ac tive campaign by the organized min ers to secure the defeat of military service hills now before congress. mova, who landed yesterday in an at tempt to restore order, has been "il legally detained" on shore. Commenting on the Fiume inci dent, the Paris newspapers today de clare that it points to the necessity of settling definitely the whole Adri atic question. The Echo de Paris says the Italian government is endeavoring to obtain from the powers a concession of the Fiume region to Italy in return for important concessions by Italy along th Dalmatian coast, but that Ameri can opposition is preventing such a settlement. According to reports regarding the Fiume situation presented in today's newspapers, some of the Italian in surgents who took part in the D'An nunzio movement have signified a willingness to obey the orders of General Badoglio for their return to their garrisons. Another report from Flume de clares that the D'Annunalo partlsns have made arrangeoents looking to (Continued o Page Six.). .