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TELEPHONES WE PREACH THE CLASS STRUGGLE ITHE INTERESTS OF THE WORKERS AS A CLASS SUBSCRIPTION Business Office.......... 52 RATES: Editorial Rooms-......292 One Month. . RATE Slrl.,neI wmill Contr a Fv.- Three Months... 7 Is Not Delivered. Se er............. S--=......- ....-- .... -- - -.... -. -= - --- -. --...... .. . .... .-- -=-- -:=-. .--- ._--=-- ---.= ........ . - ........ .. ...... ...-- -E I CAPITALIST CASS DRUNK WITH P UNIIED STATES SUPREME COURT WILL BE ASKED TO UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION (Special United Press Wire.) 1Pitsbi Irgh, CI. t. 2( 4.---1 aO el'ort to) resttr in tihe city nr hIlolieics of Piltsburgh f'roli interfel'ing vitll the righlts ot' s seill.ig.e guiaralrteed iil the Collstlittio. tiiad to set a reciO dlltii whici(h iinit s tihroglihont the U. oIted States will he pIer iillted I hold orderly mieetigs without itterel'relccIe by -ity, stlate or federal authorities. V. H. liubin. counsol flir the strik inlg steel workers. aunlioliln(ce before the comiriio1i plteas (court Ihut ilie lUniJted States s.rpicnei court will be aplpealed to. Il li addressinig the court. Alltorliy RnHliu. stated that while the: aWi.pl. w touldt r'obacly avail 11othing iii so far as the present -trike is concerned, a suireme court I sfrirke iS concerned. a supreme court decision would serve as a precedent l'or future cases. The court stated that if any stipulation on which an appeal to the high court could con sistently be made was presented, the appeal could be taken. TO TAKE SITRIKlE VOTE. Pittsburgh. Oct. 24.----J. M. Pat terson. rnelmber of the nalional strike ccmmnncittee, representing the railroad workers, reached Pittsburgh yester day and immediately started maPking plans for a strike vote by all rail 1road loi itt thi, igr ct. TWO MOI).F VICTIM.S. Youngstown, 6., Oct. 24.-. Joachim Magapano is expected to die, and Guisseppe F'agio, is in a critical condition from a. wound over 1lihe heart, as the result of having boen shot by police yesterday morn ing when the officers intercepted what they declare was anc attempt at arson. ]14llt EXPLODES; NONE HI'lT. ( Special United Press Wire.) Pittsburgh, Oct. 24.--- A bomb ex Iloded on the Pennsylvania railroad tracks at Spceers., near hIere, yester day, a few minutes before a train carrying employes of the Pittsburgh Steel Products company arrived. No once was hurt. PORK PRICES CONTINUE TO DROPTO LOW MARKS I Special United Press Wire.) St. Louis, Oct. 24.-- -Iog prices, on the toboggan for the last two weeks, continued their downward slides yes terday until the prices reached the lowest point in more than three years. Sales were made at $12.70, a decline of 50 cents over the clay before. SPOKANE CARMEN ASK FOR INCREASES IN PAY Spokane, Wash., Oct. 24.---eI) mands of street car employes for in creases in pay from 50 to 65 cents per hour have met with no reply from the railway company. The ear men, who are not organized, held a meeting Monday night at which the demands for increased wages were agreed upon. KILLS FRIEND WHOM HE MISTAKES FOR AN ELK Helena, Oct. 24.-Capt. William IR. Strong of Helena, was shot and in stantly killed by Hans H. Young, chief clerk in the state treasurer's office, at a point 47 miles north of Orando, last Sunday afternoon. The shooting was accidental, Young mis i::king the captain for an elk. Former Kaiser Scoffed At American Intervention ISpcial United Press Wire.) Berlin. Oct. 24.--The former kaiser scoffed at American inter vention early in 1917, according to Count Von Bernstorff. then German ambassador to the United States, testifying before the reichstag com mittese investigating the conduct of the war. The statement created a sensation. several of the committee nlen gasping audibly. Replying to questions, Von Bern FAINT HOPES HELD BY WILSON But Heads of ,Miners and Operators Are Not San guine of Settlement of the ' Coal Controversy. WAashington, Oct. 24..---While Sec retary Wilson expressed the belief, that the operators and the miners would finally reach a COmprllll)lOlllmise today that would avert the threat enefd coal strike Nov. 1, neither Act-l ing President Lewis of the miners,i nor Thomnas Brewster, head of the; operators' association expressed any' hope of a compromise. At the conclusion of a lengthy session yesterday, Lewis stated "the; strik' order still stands." Brew ster, as he left the conference chiamn ber with his fellow employers, said: " We are just where we started." Secretary Wilson issued a state ment last night in which he said: "The miners rejected but the operators neither rejected nor ac cepted my first proposition for settle ment. They now have before them a proposition I have submitted that they will probably go into confer once with each other on tomorrow. This new conference will be without reservation, as if no demands had been refused or made." It was learned that any action to I be taken by the operators was con Itingent upon the immediate with Sdrawal of the strike order before negotiations are started. The min ers declare the order will not be withdrawn. TRAIN MADE LATE WHILE HUNT ON FOR SPECTACLES (Special United Press WVire.1 Houston, Tex., Oct. 24.-A South-i ern Pacific train was a half hour late. The passengers said the time was lost hunting for the engineer's spectacles. The tl;ain was backedl while the fireman searched the road bed for the missing "eyes." LIKE TEDDY, BUT Billings, Oct. 24.-The Billings Ministerial association has entered a vigorous protest against a scheduled Roosevelt memorial mass meeting to be held here next Sunday morning. The preachers declare the mass meet ing will be in opposition to the reg ular church services. storff admitted that Wilhelm had telegraphed Foreign Secretary Zim merman on Jan. 16, 1917, that "if a breach with America cannot bt avoided, things must take their course." There was a hurried consultation among the committeemen and after some delay a copy of the telegram was produced and read as follows: (('ontinued on Page Seven.) Gillis Jury Deadlocked At 3 o'clock this, afternoon, after being out nearly 24 hours, the jury in the ease of Herman Gillis. gun man in the temploye of the A. C. M.. who was charged with the murder of John Carroll in September, 1 18, was still out. It was considered possible that the jurors might be locked up again tonight. Until 10 o'clock last night when the jurors were locked up for the night, the corridors of the court house were filled with a throng of persons interested in learning the Serdict of the jury. Again this morning and tlhi afternoon groups of persons visited the courthouse or called the offices of the clerk of the court in an effort to ascertain the verdict. The case was given into the hands of the jury at 3:25 o'clock yester day afternoon. A detail in the evidence , intro duced at the trial of Gillis which has received but 1litle attention from COAL PRICES GO UP; MINERSARE Operators Anxious to Create a Shortage of Fuel So the Public Will Blame the Slaves. Seattle, Oct. 21,.--While coal oper. ators have driven, mtiners fromll work at IBenton and in other fields with the cry that markets could not be found for the men's product if they worked full time, fuel housest in Se altle have raised the price of coal $1 a ton in many instances, and a canvass of these est ablishnltltts Wednesday disclosed the fact that other increases are contemplated. Briqubts now ctlling at $8.30 a ton may shortly auvance to $9.30, dealers declare. Neither operators nor dealers (Continued on Page Two.) WORKERS VS. CAPITALISTS enatox New O nLimelight PRESS ILLUSTRATING %ERVICL..MYJ U. S. SEINATOR HARRY S. NEW. Senator New recently has tacitly admitted the allegation of Harry S. New Jr., who killed Freda Lesser on July 5, near Los Angeles, that the latter i:: a son of the senator. Sen ator New is said to have furnished funds with which two attorneys wore employed to defend young New. Young New is charged with having murdered Miss Lesser, his sweet heart, when he found the was in a delicate conudition. Senator New is a well-known reactionary in politics. the public in general was emphasized yesterday afternoon by County At torney Rotering..in his closing argu ment to the jury. 'T'his bit of testi mony, which was offered by Norah Sullivan, if reliable, would take from Gillis' plea of self-defense every vestige of merit. The public in gcneral has assumed that Herman Gillis was on hie back in the street with ('arroll on top of him when the gun was drawn and the shot fired. This understanding of the situation has been common. About all the issue in dispute was ACQUITTAL MEANS PACKED JURY-o JACKSON IDhclarimg. that the case against Herman Gillis was the "strongest Iase of InurIder" that has ever been tried in Silver 10ow counlty in the course of his acquaintance with courtholuse affairs, District Judge Joseph R. Jackson, mitil recently county attorney., tho in tihe llatter position had much to do with pre p.aing the cage against Gillis, as serted yesterday in response to a (itpestion a Bulllletin reFpresMnta tire, that acquittal could be at tribruted to n nothing else but a "packed jury." SHIPPING BOARD TO USE STRIKE BREAKERS New York, Oct. 24.--Unless the strike of longshlorensen is caleld off by tonight, the Un11it ed States shipping board will at temlp to breaki thie strike by us ing strikebreakers to lead and unload its ships. The strike breakers will be quartered in a vessel nooxred at one of the tI ans-Atlantic piers, it was stated. CASUALTIES ON THE VARIOUS FRONTS WORKERS. Killed Wounded Farrell ................ 4 11 Buffalo ............... 1 Newcastle ........... . 1 Pittsburgh ............9 6 Gary ................. .. 26 Youngstown ............ 1 11 San IFranlci.co ........ I Oakland ............... 6 18 C'incinnati ...... ---......... 4 Braddock, Pa ....... ..... .. 2 CAPITALISTS. Hilled. W'nded. None. None. Note:-The wounded column contains only those seriously in jured, some of whom will die. There are manny hundreds suffer ing from uwlillos wounds. ONLY CAPITALISTS CAN COMBINE Washingi ,u, Oct. 24.-TRpre ;entative llnlhtk. demiocrat, or Texas, ycstcrtiday introduced the first anti-strilu' legislation offer ed in the houswe. lie introduced an amenldmen to the railroad control act which would impose a fine of $30o antid six months' imprisonn.mlt upon any two or more persull who combined or agreed to ittcrllrupt the move ment of t;uinu. Black said his amendment was prolmpted Iby s'tatements of Tim othy Shea of the firemen, and V. S. Lee of IthI trainmen anld en 'gineers relative to the proposed railroad strike. thought to Lo whether or not (illis and Carroll were left unmolested by Carroll's companions to fight it out by thniselves. The state's witnesses. every ones of them. swore that those other men oere keeping their dlistance. This controversy over the point asj to whethther Gillis was threatenied by anyone butt Carroll when he shot; Carroll, so occupied the attentiori of people that not many of themn ques tioned the statement of Gillis, of all the defense witnesses, and even oft two of the state witnesses, that Gil lis was underneath when the shot was fired. It is true one witness for the state, Norah Sullivan, swore) clearly and positively that she saw Gillis on top of the other man al.t the moment when Gillis drew the gun frolll his pocket and fired into the face of his antagonist. She said she saw him pull his gun and fire the shot. She was on the steps of1 the Napton. She was positive about (Continued on Page Seven.) LLOYBD EOR.GESi SOVERNMEI T Serious Situation Results When Commons Repudi ates Premier by Vote of 185 to 113-May Resign. (Special United Pross Wire.) London, Oct. 24.--.lloyd George's goivernment faces a sOrious. situation as the result of last night's defeat in the house of commons, according to the opinion generally expressed by the press. The question on which the govern ment lost, 185 to 113,. was a minor one, but the ithpression prevails that the vote was an indication of parlia nient's attitude toward the present cabinet. Many of the officials anti political experts profess to believe t Continued on Pake Two.) NTew Chairman Of U. S, Shipping Board QOpYRIGHT GLINEDINST. WAN.. .IOllN B3 RTON IPAYNE. As head of the United States shipping board, lr. Payne has un env(iably jumiped iinto the limelight through his decision to use strike breakers under government protec tion as a means of breaking the long shoremen's strike in New York ~har bor. Today's news dispatches ftate that the shipping board will house its strikebreakers on a vessel ,as a means of preventing violence ,toward them on tho part of the strikers. Payne recently succeeded Edw d- N. Hurley. ILLINOIS FEDERATION F LABOR WOULD CURB THE OPPRESSION OF WORKERS (Special United Press Wire.--Copyrighted.) Washington, Oct. 24.-A conference of the heads of all International unions affiliated with the American Fed eration of Labor has been called to meet in Washington. The call for the conference is taken here to mean that organized labor is tightening its ranks for a fight to the finish in the steel strike as well as in other industrial con flicts now in progress or threatened. EQUAL VOTING POWER FOR U.S. With ngland Is Sought by ---Senator Johnson in Reso lution Now Before U. S. Senate. Washington, Oct. 24.--The vote on the Johnson muendment to the peace treaty is expected today in the senate. It is expected the Moses aniOendment of the same nature will be disposed of immnediately af terward. In making his final plea for his amendment demanding equal voting power in the league for the United States with Great Britain, Senator Johnson declared he had in troduced his amendment with the most implicit faith that it would be accepted with enthusiasm and ac clamation. "I find, however. 1 was badly mis taken," he said, "there are gentle men in this senate who refuse to their own country that which is as sumed by another. This right which is not denied the United States in England, or in Canada, or any other country, is denied in the United States senate," he declared as he read from English papers articles saying the United States is entitled to equal representation. While the debate raged in the senate over the amendment, demo cratic and republican leaders worked strenuously in the cloak rooms lin ing up their forces on the proposed reservations. AGENT OF PACKERS TO "BULL" BILLINGS , H, P, Billings, Oct. 24.--Republican :ielegates from the second congres sional district, who meet in conven tion here November 12, will be ad dressed by Senator James W. Wat son of Indiana, who achieved no toriety through his charges against the federal trade commissionanud the counter charges that he was a "lob byist" for the packing trust. Con gressman Carl Riddick notified local republicans of the intention of Sen ator Watson to be present. HOLDUP KILLS JEWELER. Kansas City, Oct. 24.-Adolph Gray, a jeweler, was shot and killed here yesterday by a holdup man who attempted to seize a tray of dia monds. A man giving his nlalme as Thomas Barker of New Orleans, was arrested after a chase by officers. Stool Pigeons and Yeggman to Testify Against Workers tSpecial to the Bulletin.) Tulsa, Okla., Oct. 24.-George Harper, chief prosecuting witness in the Krieger case, was placed on the stand today to testify to an alleged confession by Krieger. Harper is a life-long "yeggman" and stool pigeon and has served long terms in prison in Missouri and Arkansas. He is now employed by the Carter Oil. company as an in HU(E ASSESSMENT. (Special United Press Wire.) Peoria, I11., Oct. 24.---In a tele gram sent to President Gompers of the American Federation, by the state federation in convention here, he was urged to immediately call a special convention of the Amprlcan Federation and the four great rail way brotherhoods for the purpose of forming an offensive and defensive alliance of the international unions of the United States and CanadAt. The resolution declares "the capital istic class is drunk with power," is exploiting the Wiorking man and it must be curbed and oppressive costs of living reduced. The steel trust is ýigorousjy t, sailed for its methods duri ilg'thie present strike. The communleattnr declares "too long has labor per mitted these tyrants to keep the workers on the defensive." The resolution asks that at the proposed meeting assessments' 0f one-fourth of the net earnings :6f every organized worker in tbe Unitcd States be levied, and that 8Ill officers of organized labor, bB ie quired to pay an assessmeht of' one half of his salary until the object of the campaign is accomplished. 1WO MORE FLYERS SMASH IN CROSS-COUNiY FEAT (Special United Press Wire.) Rawlins, Wyo., Oct. 24.-Two more planes in the trans-continental air race smashed here yesterday in accidents due to a strong wind. Lieutenant Hyns was starting eastG ward on his return trip when his plane was blown into a fence, wreck ing the machine so badly that it was put out of the race. Entry No. 38, while trying to make a landing about the same time, descended with great force, smashing a number of parts, but will be able ,to resume. No one was hurt seriously. MAYNARD GETS LAURELS. (Special United Press Wire.) Washington, Oct. 24.---Lieutenant Maynard's laurels as winner of the air derby are secure. The air serv ice department announced he won the race, being the first to comlnlet, the round trip. Lieutenant Pierson is the winner in actual flying time, and Captain Donaldson the winner in reliability. Donaldson flew a sin gle-seater plane without a mechati cian and did not change engines as did both Maynard and Pearson. FIRING SQUAD ENDS: LIFE OF FRENCHMAN Paris, Oct. 24.-Pierre Lenoir, implicated in the Bolo Pasha and the Caillaux treason cases, was exe cuted here today. Due to partial paralysis he was permitted to sit while the rifle squade fired. Three reporters who had secretly made their way into the enclosure to wit ness the execution, were arrested. vestigator. In outlining the state's case, the prosecutor indicated he woul4 rely on I. W. W. literature to esta4lllUjh. motive and oni the wdrd of ergoku to establish the consummimttio of the deed. The jury was ehoi*g :qeq terday after eight days of exi. l .t , tion. Boss farners pred0omiiat~i its makeup. 'eTbi is also a ba a contractor, and-an oil prodc rg' the jury.