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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
]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
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
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
But Heads of ,Miners and
Operators Are Not San
guine of Settlement of the '
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
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
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
The case was given into the hands
of the jury at 3:25 o'clock yester
A detail in the evidence , intro
duced at the trial of Gillis which
has received but 1litle attention from
COAL PRICES GO
Operators Anxious to Create
a Shortage of Fuel So the
Public Will Blame the
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,
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
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
TO USE STRIKE
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
CASUALTIES ON THE
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
Note:-The wounded column
contains only those seriously in
jured, some of whom will die.
There are manny hundreds suffer
ing from uwlillos wounds.
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
thought to Lo whether or not (illis
and Carroll were left unmolested by
Carroll's companions to fight it out
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.)
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,
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.
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.
With ngland Is Sought by
---Senator Johnson in Reso
lution Now Before U. S.
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
"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
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
(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.
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'