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(Special United Press Wire.-Copyrighted.)
\VWashingtln. (el. 21.--Practieally all hopes that the na
lionail inidl.strial ienfierence. will result in anly progressive ilan
I'mo the seltleinenit of uTifterences betweeni apital anid labor
were dissipated lust Iight wlheni. on top o1f the emphatic an
nlulnciemelit of' Ibert Hi. (ary, chairman of the executive board
, tlhe I.'iiited States Steel corporlatiii, and a member of the
grIp representing the Ipublic at Ihe ~onferelce, that 1here
shoul d he no arbitrati *n or complonuise with the steel strikers,
is \\s learuned that. the employers' group had emphatically re
'tiseld to ev\en consider the question of colleetive.hargaining.
Administration officials expressed
themselves as greatly worried over
the situation and admitted they
could see nothing but the early
breaking up of the conference. In
that event, according to pronounce
ment from the Whitehouse several
days ago, it is considered probable
that another conference would be
convened with a different personnel.
At the second conference yester
day Judge Gary sprung a sensation,
when, speaking as a member of the
group representing the public, he
vehemently declaimed his stand for
the "open shop," against collective
bargaining and declared that pend
ing the outcome of the steel strike,
there "should be no attempt at
arbitration or compromise."
Samuel Gompers, .resident of the
American Federation of Labor, took
the floor to declare he was dis-i
appointed with Gary's statements.
"As one of those who said it was
agreeable that Judge Gary should be!
heard at this 'time, I must confess
that I, utm rather , tipj pointed with
the statements he hadFmade. I had
expected, as we had the right to ex
pect. that he would throw some light
on the subject and perhaps remove
some of the obstacles confronting
(iSpecial United Press Wire.)
Washington, Oct. 21.---President
Wilson has dictated a letter to the
industrial conference, Chairman
l.:ue announced, with reference to
the threatened disruption of the
:eeting. It was 'stated that Lane
was given permission to use the
leitter if he considers it necessary.
The letter covers two pages ofl
typewrittenl matter and was dictated]
by the president in bed. It is signed
with pencil.
( Special United Press Wire.)
Washington, Oct. 21.--John Spar
go, former socialist writer, is work
ing to bring labor and capital closer
logether in the industrial conference.
He is preparing a complete code of
the basic principles of industrial re
lations which he hopes to introduce
and have adopted, principle by prin
San Quentin, Oct. 21.-Youth is
returning to the old man in prison
here who was given the intestinal
glands of a hanged murderer. Be
fore the operation the old man's
appetite was poor. It now shows
marked improvement. His pulse be
fore the operation was 72; it's now
76. I-is temperature is normal.
The doctors said this indicates that
the blood is pulsing through his
v'ins with renewed vigor and that
his old-time strength is returning.
Chicago, Oct. 21.--The trials of
S. C. Pendolfo and 12 other officials
of the Pan Motor company of St.
Cloud, Minn., on charges of having
used the United States mails to de
fraud investors in the sales of $7,
(00.,000 worth of stock in the con
cern, will be held Thursday, the trial
date having been postponed from
yesterday by Judge. Landis.
Butte Woman on Trial for
Polygamy at Portland Today
(By United Press.)
Portland, Ore., Oct. 21.-Mrs. Es
telle De Snell, wife of a prominent
Butte, Mont.. architect, went on trial
here today on a charge of polygamy.
Mrs. De Snell is alleged to have
married Anthony Dolepki here last
March under the name of Mrs. E: M.
Overman. Dolecki claims his bride
decamped the day following the cere
miony with $250 of his money, $200
in thrift stamps, $600 in mining
stocks and considerable Jewelry
which, he claims, the woman secured
Situation With Reference to
Longshoremen's Tieup in
New York Farther From
WSpecial United Press Wire.)
New York, Oct. 21.---Despite ef
forts of Mayor Hylan to settle the
strike of longshoremen here yestei'
day and last night, the situation ap
pears even further from solution
than when the parleys began.
In the meanwhile officials of the
International Mercantile Marine
made it clear they intend to use
strikebreakers today to unload and
load their 40 ships now in port.
Five hundred soldiers, landed yes
terday, are ready to coal Unitedi
States shipping board vessels:
Calexico, Cal., Oct. 21.-First
Lieur. George W. Puryear, supply'
officer for the Ninth aero squadron,
was instantly killed here yesterday
when the engine of his airplane
stalled and his plane crashed into ai
Puryear was the first captured
American to escape from the Ger
man lines.
Lieutenant Puryear was a mnm
her of the "flying circus" which
visited Butte last April and gave ex
hibitions of battle flying over Butte
and vicinity. While here he met
many Butte, residents.
(Special United Press Wire;)
San Francisco, Oct. 21.--Captain.
Smith, the first of the 15 westeirn
starters in the transcontinental air
race to complete the journey to New
York and return, arrived at the Pre
sidio at 9:45. Smith used Major
Spatz' "Bluebird," given him at Buf
falo after his own plane had burned
Spokane, Oct. 21.-The belief that
a drug ring which smuggled thou
sands Of dollars worth of drugs into
the United States from Vancouver.
B. C., was unearthed, was expressed
yesterday by authorities following
the arrests here of Walter Hunt and
William Jackson.
at Portland stores and charged to his
Dolecki alleges he married the
Butte woman following a correspon
dence of six months which resulted
from his reading of the following ad
in a newspaper:
"Butte, Mont.--I am an all-around
business woman; make $175 month
ly; have $17,000; am 42 years old;
height 5 feet 5 inches; weight 162;
auburn hair, gray eyes; fair com
plexion; play piano and mandolin;
(Continued on Page Two.)
Fitzpatrick to Ask Help of
Railroad Brotherhoods in
Winning of Steel Strike.
Little Hope.
(Special United Press Wire.)
Pittsburgh, Oct. 21.----Several were
injured in a riot at Braddock, Pa..
near here this morning. The cause
of the fighting is not clear. Police
stationed near Braddock were dis
patched to the scene of the rioting.
The police report that the fighting
was confined largely to the foreign
(Special United Press Wire.)
Washington, Oct. 21.---John Fitz
patrick, steel strike leader, arrived
i.Conxinued op Page .Two.)
"-oss-Eamination of State's Witnesses Indicates Thafl
Who Secured Exemption From Military Service Will In.
ject Patriotism as Part of Defense for Killing of Miner.
Cross-examination of state wit
nesses in the trial of Herrmann
Gillis,, charged with the murder of
Johii Carroll, a miner, on the night.
of Sept. 17. 1918, indicates that the
attorneys for the defense will seek
to convince the jury that the de
fendant, who claimed and was
granted exemption from military
service, was actuated by loyalty in
the killing of Carroll. Sell-defense
will also be pleaded, if the questions
i asked by Attorneys T. .J. and Frank
Walker are a true guide. Both
lawyers, when they took .a witness,
would seek to draw out of him an
admission that Carroll and his three
companions ha., made complimentary
references to the kaiser and treason
able statements in the hearing of
young Gillis before the latter ac
costed the men. Both also tried to
get the witness to say that Carroll
and the men with him threatened
Gillis and attempted to strike himn
and kick him when lie was down.
Absolutely no success has so far
attended the efforts of the defense
to elicit such testimony. John Mof
fat and James Duffy, who were with
Carroll that night. both testified
this morning that they and Tom
Feeley and John Carroll were walk
ing east on Granite street shortly
befbre 1 o'clock in the morning, one
of the men carrying a suitcase. They
both stated that the men were silent
and proceeding quietly on their way
to the room of one of them, when
Gillis approached them from the op
posite side of the street and asked
what they had in the suitcase. The
men were on the north side of the
street near the Napton block when
Gillis approached, apparently nirect
ly from the entrance to the Hen
nessey block. One of the men,
neither witness was sure which one,
replied to Gillls, 'It is none of your
John Moffat testified that Gillis
then stepped up to the sidewalk and
struck· Tom Feeley, one of the four,
knocking him down. Moffar said
that Gillis then backed away out
into the street, holding his hand to
his hip, and invited any of you pro
Germans and-Irish Sinn Feiners who
want' to fight to come out in the
street."' Nobody responded to this
invitation, said Moffat, and Gillis
then approached the curb agait
and struck Carroll. Carroll re
taliated and there was some sort of
a sctiffle between the two during
which they worked out into the
street. The men took no part in
this scrap between Carroll and Gillis.
Moffat, said Duffy, went to get a
policemen, saying that he knew Gil
lis had a gun, while Duffy and Feeley
remained near by on the sidewalk.
Duffy saw the position of the two
men fighting in the street immedi
ately before he heard the shot, but
was looking up the alley at the time
the gun' went off. He couldn't say
whether or not Gillis was on the
ground at the, time of the shot. He
said that Gillis might have been
drunk, but he did not think he w~as.
James Duffy, when called to the
stand, corroborated Moffat in almost
all particulars. He said that no re
Anti-Soviet Forces Admit
Bolslheviki Fortress Well
Stored With Food and
War Supplies.
(Special United Prees Wire.)
London, Oct. 21.- --The siege of
Petrograd is progres:eing favorably
for tlhe anti-bolsheviki forces, ac
cording to official an(l semi-official
disp|atches. A communique to the
British war office said the capture of
Gatchina and Krusnonselo, 12 miles
from Petrograd, has been confirmed,
and that cavalry detachments had
cut off Petrograd from all communi
cation with the interior.
The bolsheviki forces are believed
to be in state to stand a long siege,
they having, in addition to greatly
increasing their stores of ammuni
tion and guns, moved great quanti
ties of food into the city before it
was surrop.ded, it was learlmgd.
marks derogatory to the United
States had been made by any of the
tour mlen, and no references to tihe
kaiser. He said that when Gillis ap
proached the four men from across
the street, he, James Duffy. warned
his comrades "not to say anything.
I know hiii. He has a gun." Duffy
said that he did not think any of
the othei men knew who Gillis was.
Duffy was positive that the only
mian who struggled or resisted the
assaults of Gillis was Carrol-and he
did so only after Gillis had come to
the curb the second time and struck
hin. Hle was positive that all the
men kept away from Gillis while
Duffy was there, but he had started
up the alley toward Quartz- street to
look for a policeman very soon after
the trouble started, and he couldn't
say what happened while he' was
away. When the shot rang out, he
was over on Quartz street and when
he got back, the wounded' man was
lying in the street and Gillis was
standing ulp.
Dan Kelley, a watchman at Con
nell's store, testified that he saw the
two; men fighting in :the,'rtreet, that
Washington. Oct. 21.-Count V.
Mlacchi di Cellere,' ambassador from
Italy to this country since 1913, died
lar.t night at the emergency hospital
just previous to undergoing an opera
tion. lie had been ill since last Sat
urday, it ,was stated.
Count di (:ellere was rushed to the
hospital at 9 o'clock last night when
his physicians decided that an imme
diate operation was all -that could
save his life. While on the operat
ing table and while the surgeons
were making ready for their task, he
died. The countess and several
members of the Italian embassy staff
were at the hospital when death oc
curred. The count was 53 years of
ag 9.
(Special IUnited Press Wire.)
Washington. Oct. 21.---President
Wilson's physicians are hopeful that
no further comlplications like gland
swelling enl indigestion will develop
td tetard his recovery. Both these
iiim.ent5 nas e respinded to treat
~9ent and are believed to have beerl
icoquered. .
, l;l Le L Press Wire.)
Washington. Oct.' 2Y1--Laying
aside :tempi rarily discPissln of the
treaty;,the senate today took up dis
cuissi.li of the urgent deftiiency bill;
carrying an apprdopriation of $42,
Coa Minerstrike Seems Sure
Thousands Hurl Bricks and
Shoot When Police Pro
tect Singers of "Die Meis
tersinger," by Wagner.
New York, Oct. 21.--To an ac
companiment of shouts, shots and
the noise of hurled bricks, the Ger
man opera. "Die .Meistersinger,' was
presented in Gerlman at the Lexing
ton theater last night. During the
performance a crowd of several thou
sand former soldiers, sailors and
marines vainly stormed the police
lines which had been thrown about
the btilding.
Shots were fired and at various
times the. police were treated to a
volley of brickbats and clubs.
Earlier in the evening Mayor Hy
( Continued on Page .Two.
he saw them come struggling out
from lhe north side of the street to
ward the middle--a tall man and a
shorter one. When the shot was
heard one man was on his back on
the ground and the other on top of
him. After that one msnal jumped up
and stooped over the other. Kelley
said thjt the men on the sidewalk
on the north side of the street. did
not interfere with the fighting pair,
or even approach them.
Timothy Murphy testified that he
was sitting on the steps of the. Nap
ton block with a friend, ,lohn Mur
phy, when the four men camoe along,
one carrying a grip. e10 heard Gil
lis call to them, apparently as he na
proached from across the s reet, aipd
ask what they had in the valise. lHe
did not hear any answer, but he
heard clearly the blow which Gillis
landed on one of the men when he
stepped up to the curb. Murphy saljd
it sounded loud. He.saw one of the
men and Gillis struggling in the
street, the others taking no part. I-h
.saw Gillis lying on his back, saw h'ii
raise up on one knee and fire tlit
shot, although he did not see the
gun drawn.
John Gerry, city policeman, 'told
about hearing the shot as he walltea
up Main street. He was near. Gran
ite street at the time, and very
quickly reached the place where Car
roll lay in a pool of blood. GerryI
saw Gillis standing by and asked himn
who did it. Gillis replied "1 lid it."'
Officer Edward Morrissey arrived
soon after, and it was to blorrisseyi
that Gillis handed over his gun.
Carroll was taken to the emer
gency hospital and died soon lifter. '..I
The trial of Herrmann Gillis com
menced yesterday morning, bht near-9
ly all the day was consumed in ab
curing a jury. The prosecutioi usdd
all of its five jerenmptor, chal
lenges and the defense used its ten.
Shortly before 5 o'clock the corn-;
plenenit of 12 men were seiured.
Deputy County Attorney Riley made
the opening statement to the jury, in
which he outlined the case of the
state. The first witness, Dr. Peteur
Potter, who performed the autopsy,
with Dr. Maginn, was called'and tes
tified as to the cause of death and
the nature of the wound. 'The shoti
which killed Carroll entered throughi
the upper lip, passed upward andl
backward, and passed out towa'd the
upper back part of the head, It left
a clear channel through the head,
through which the probe could eas
ily pass.
When court convened this morn
ing, a large chart was brought in to
show the exact location of the vari
ous participants in the trouble at
the different periods of its progress.
It was prepared by I. F. Morris of
the engineering firm of I arpbr &
McDonald. It is being used. constant
ly and the witnesses are being re
quired to designate on the catart the
various positions of all the men with
reference to the curb,- the lieiglthor
ing buildings and each otherx
Mr. -Malcolm Gillis, fathey .t Her
man, is at all times present.,in the
court room Mrs. Herman Gioili was
present yesterday, but this f6i'enoon
was not there.
Washiington, Oct. 21.---Although, at the request of Secretary
of Labor Wilson, the joint wage scale committees of the cen
tral competeitive field operators and the United Mine Workers
of America were schednled to meet today. there was no belief
expressed in official and labor circles that the conference
wnould end in other than finmther disagreement.
Acting President John Lewis of the coal miners asserted
last night and reiterated his assertions today that the coal
miners were determined not to call off the threatened general
,,rike of, ioal .ineineJs set. £fog Nov. 1. Thomas IL. RlirWv.ap
Expect to Include Reservea
tions. as Riders to Final
Vote on Ratification. De
mos Object.
(Special United Press Wire.)
uZshington, Oct. 21.--The senate
-oreign telations committee is draft
ing reservations to the treaty as they
will appear in the ratification reso
With the formal reading of treaty
completed, action on the pact is ek
pected to move swiftly. The Johii
asn and Moses amendments, the rh
naining proposed textual amend
ments, are still before the senate.
Action on the former is expected
Wednesday or Thursday.
It is declared the republicans are
practically agreed on the textual res
ervations, including the one covering
the recently-defeated Shantnug
amendment. This reservation would
declare that the United States re
selves complete freedom of action
regarding disputes arising between
China and Japan over Shantltng:
An effort will be made to have a
vote on the reservations taken as a
part of the vote on the resolutibn of
ratification, so that the vote for tile
ratification will mean a vote for the
The democrats hope to avoid this.
(Special United Press Wire.)
Washington. Oct. 21.-President
Wilson has been informed of the
treaty lstuation in the senate through
a letter from Senator Hitchcock, it
was learned at the Whitehouse. Wil
son also has been told of other mat
teots, such as the threatened strike of
bitumninous coal miners and the
deadlock in the industrial conference.
This information, it was said, was
conveyed by Secretary Tumulty.
(Special United Press Wire.)
Washington, Oct. 21.---Democratic
members of the senate foreign rela
tions committee are holding a con
ference this afternoon to consider
how far they may yield in the mat
ter of reservation to the peace
Hamilton, O., Oct. 21.-The con
dition of John E. Stieger, socialist
leader, who was chloroformed and
then tarred and feathered in a lone
ly woods near here early yesterday"
morning, is said to be in a serious
condition. Stieger late yesterday
received a communication advising
him to leave the city under pain of
more severe treatment.
Accident Which Cost Life of
Elmer Knapp Repeated Today
Another accident similar to that
which caused the death of Elmer
Knapp several months ago, occurred
this morning at about lt o'clock at
Park and Arizona streets, when am
bulance No. 2, of the Anaconda Cop
per Mining company, skidded and
crashed intoga taxicab. Neither of
the drivers sustained- serious in
The aceideit occurred at the same
spot where "another A. C. M. 'am
bulance driven by T. F. Sullivan.
skidded anl4 knocked down Mr.
head of the operators' as-ociation,
Was equally determined in his ae
sertions that the operators would
not treat with the miners ualess the
strike order was rescinded.
Secretary Wilson still expressed
hope that the conference 'would
reach an agreement between. the fac
tions and would result In- ave'ting
the coal strike.
(Special United Press 'Wire.)
Washington, Oct. 21.-A plea for
a compromise to avert the threat
ened coal strike on Nov. 1, was made
by Secretary Wilson to operators and
miners who met here. There were
neirly 100 delegates present.
Wilson urged delegates to show
a conciliatory spirit, declaring the
threatened strike would seriously
hamper the nation's industries.
tefore going' Into the meeting the
miners' deleg dca they
would stan, i" ta dei "eands
for wage -raises and a sig-hour day
and a five-daywa
Spokane, Oct. 21.--Declaring she
had had her eyes oriened by .testl
nony in thle I. W. W. trial, Which
ended here Thursday in a freeithg6of
13 alleged 1. W. W, on criminial
Syndicalisit charges, Mts.s: J. it. le
Neill, foreman of the jury, in a state
ment. said she had come to a point
of 'sympathy with them:.
'II as -flatly irejihdiced against
them when I went into the trial,"
she said, "but I had' 'iever: s¢ai their
s~l'e Oif it. I really thou.ght they
were what people.said they were. I
only. wish that: everybody in the
country could have hedar thdt testi
mony. " . .
.Paris, Oct. 21.--Among the nani s
n ..the lien of'thos6 Whose- sgareliedbr
fdr prosecution for tat~hion crimes in
Bblgiumi abd F.'ance Will. be de~tand
"d. of 'thed erman ,goexrpent; in ac
cordance. rith the trms' of the Ver
sailles treaty, ae .thoSe ot foformer
prince Rdpprecht of. lavaia and a
number of other memberS'-b the roy
alty and nobility of the ol4, Germany.
The list, 'it iis state8, GQintains the
naimes of aebotut 600..persons,
(Special United Press Wire.)
San Francisco, Oct. 21:-4fter
their wedding Sophie Miller sug
gested to her spouse of a few min
utes, W. F. Miller, that he take a
He did.
After the bath he discovered that
Sophie had decamped, taking 'with
her his roll of $610.
W. "F. suggested to the police that
they arrest Sophie.
They did.
Knapp, causing the latter's death
within a few minutes after the acci
According to witnessea of htiu
morning's ,occurrence, the amb anace
was being driven at a fair rae . t
speed down Arizosna street, Wtn, t
the turn the ambulallce .46
despite chainis, and oratdho4 t0 Iiis
taxicab. A report of the ffRl -
made to the;pol~ee deDr .'L
Probably fair;

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