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RAILROAD WORKERS AND
OTHERS WHO MAY STRIKE
(Special to The Bulletin.)'
Washington, Dec. 17.--'Ihe Poindexter bill which
passed the senate yesterday making it a crime to strike
in any industry engaged in interstate commerce, dif
fers greatly in the amount of the maximum penalty pro
vided in cases of conviction of men and railroad offi
The bill is discriminatory in the matter of penalties
fixed, heavily penalizing union men convicted, under its
provisions and but lightly punishing railroad officials.
TheI lleOtiilt'e I1'.(t l POs a laxinillin
fihle oif s.:.:,000 and 10 yean's' int
prisonmlenl forl workers ill inlter
s.ate comlnmerce %who strike or fomentl.
strikes. It also prlovides that. di.
rectlorls "or' s:tafingel's of railroads
who el nter into a comblnation with
inlltet,. to hinder(5 or liprocvnt olpera
I ions0 o11 lt-ainls t. hl. itu: IPr'ssure .for
settlemlent of 1 labor di4 stole(, M1Iay,
Ibe fiisned .as 11uch1 as .$500 and given
six amonths' ij.nnrigonlment.
It, is believed lthe bill will en
cbutlier difficulllties in the house.
MALKE BUILDING ItP4OBi.
Washington, Dec. 17.-The sen
atle made way for a nation-wide in
vestigation of the building sitna
lion yesterday when it adopted a
resolution authorizing a contilnuance
of the work of the special commit
tee on construction and production.
SUPPOSEDLY POOR RECLUSE
LEAVES FORTUNE IN BONDS
C icago, Dec. 17.--Wealth esti
mated ati several hundred thousanid
dollars was left by Michael Heron,
75-year-old recluse, ac'cording to
F'or more thu. a. score of years
Heron, pitied by his por neighbors
for his apparent poverty, lived in a
single brick room, with unplasterod
walls and a. cold, bare floor. -le was
foulnd ldead, ovel'como by escailing
An examination of his ef'frts re
v'Oaled aO will leaving everything to
the Uonited Charitios. The police
laughed until a, soe0rch of a satfe de
posit box showed e hoe hld gilt, edge
securitivs' worth sievral hundred
TWO SUSPETS AfRRESTED;
MAY KNOWDOF SINE MURDER
Stanley Larrabee and William
Murlthy, woodlchopliers, were taken
igto custody by Police Captain Alike
O'Donnell and Detective Powell yes
torday afternoon on suspicion of hay
ing been implicated in the murder
of Ching Sue Sing, the Chinaman
who was killed early last Saturday
morning in the Hong Kot' cafe. The
men were arrested near the Nine
mile house and are now being hold
in jail for investigation.
The arrests, it was stated. fol
lowed as the result of suspicious
statements made by one of the men
while in .an intoxicated condition.
"Fat Jack" Jones, Famous Butte
CKaracter, Dies in California;
1V as City's First and Last Cabby
Jolin Bodinan Jones, known to
thousands of residents and former
residents of Butte as "Fat Ja k,"I
died yesterday at Los Angeles, Cal.,
acording to telegraphic advices re
ceived in Butte. His death occurred
at lhe home of W. A. Clark, Jr.
"Fat Jack" was 76 years of age,
a native-of Bangor, Me., and a pio
neer of Montana. He was one of the
fast disappearing characters for
Swhich,: iuti;was owe noted. As the
ci' . a:fi"t:;.r imd". 'last ,horse-drawn
hack. di'ervt,- Jack drove many ,no
NO NEW HOPE
Sinn Feiners Renew At
tacks Upon British and
Shots Exchanged; Four
London. Dec. 1 7.--Dritain is to
day worried over the snarlcLe con-.
ditions in Ireland and is unable to
find the strand that. .ill lead to
peace. New violence occurred by at
a'ck of nearly 1001 armed Sina Fein
ers on a detachment of soldiers. A
motor lorry rolled along the road to
Newport, 'Tipperary. Soldiers were
instanltly alert as yells rang outn
and rifles cracked. ''ho soldiers rt,
plied, utii believed Ilhey wero unable
to harm' the Silnn Foinites, who re
oained hiddetln behind the stone walls
along the road. Pour soldiers were
woundcd as' the machine dashed
through Ihe ambush.
BRIITISIIH LAIIBORI FORl PECE.
London, Dec. 17.-B.ritish labor
yesterday began an oflfensive for
.ponce ill Ii'reland. After a long fore
noon seassion the execultiVe toinmi
sion representling the Labor iparty al'
ranged to sild a deputy. I'i Lloyd
George in the interests of Ieace, it'
The commission hes rd the report.
of Artllhur -lenderson. and other la
borites who recently av e',tig id
conditions in Irelamnd.
1O CONSUTILOT AL BOOY!
(By the Federated Press.)
Seattle, Dec. 17.-Officials of in
ternational unions called to Seattle
to settle strikes in the future must
consult the Central Labor council
about such settlements, the council
has voted. Hope Lodge of the ma
chinists' union submitted the resolu
tions. Delegates charged that intoer
national officials called to Seattc l
in connection with strike mantter,
had made unsatisfactory settlements.
In many cases, it was declared, these
settlements were on a--lower blsis
than employers would ]ave bocr,
willing to accept from the local un-i
ion which had successfully conduct
ed the fight.
tables through the streets of Butte,
including presidents, diplomats,
I crowned heads and famous actors
Some years ago he abandoned his
horse-drawn hack and replaced it'
with an automobile, which he drovel
as a taxi until his health failedi
about two years ago. About a year
ago be was set to. the soldiers' home
in California, but remained there
only a fw r months, then ;going t
Los Angeles, as the guest of Mrr.
Cla k. . . ' ,
Envoy of ,Russian Government is
Cleared of Charges of Inciting
Revolt, but Ordered to Go Home
Founder of Great Falls Dies
.in City He Established, at
Age of 90; Was Friend of
Late James Hill.
U(real Falls, l)Dec. 17.---Paris Cib
oni, founlder of (cret Fa:ls :and lfurto-i
or thtite ud 8 L's vnl:1o frtold AlOn
l4inr, died lgOe i. it t4 lO ht. i1 \ýlts 90
}ears of age.
Senator Gibson wan Great Falls'
first mnyor and was tate.te snator.
lie wvta selected state senator in 1900
lto fill the vacancy caus.ed by the rcs
Ignatiou of Senator .W. A. Clark.
In 18 2 Mr. Gibsofi came to Mon:
tana, locating first at Fort Benton.
Seeing possibilities for a city at I te
g;reat Talls of the :Missouri, ho jour
neyed to St. Paul and intervieweOd
Jlames J. Hill of tho Great Northern,
who furnished Gibson with sufticient
railroad scrip lands to locate, a town
Ssito and the water power site
Lynch Mline Union Official and
Sihoot Another; Labor Aroused
SREEK TROOPS VI RED
CROiSS WITH SUSPICION
P'aris, D)cc. 1.7.- American citizens
at Smyrna have been "molested,"
following a declaration of a slate oo
eige by Glreek troops, the French
foreign oflfice declared. Official dis
patches gave no dctails of the affaiir.
The Amnericans in Smyrna-aroe e
lieved to be members of the Ameri
can lRed Cross a nd otler relief work
c's wlho entered the region with al
lied troopls andl( have irenlltind dllr
inlg thei Greek occupation.
NO C('IANG IN CHTCAGO.
Chicago, Dec. 17.--The situation
in the clothing industry here will
not be affected by codditions in the
New York Inmarket, according to slate
mllelnts issh.Md bIy bbth the Apialga
miated Clothing Workers' t officials
and the Clothing Manufacturers' a.s
s.ociation, as represented by the HI-art.
Scihaftner & Marx comnitany. Wor'lc-s
going on peaceably as ulsUal here,
they state. No changes in the pres
cnt standard of wages and working
:ondlitions la\'e bon proposed hlore
by cither sitd'.
PAPER FUND DRIVE
The donations to the Piper Fund to date ares
Previously Collected ..................................... .. ......... ......... .. ............... ..$11,310.36
Today's Donations ........... .............36........................................... ................. : 35.00
Total ........$... , ..........................s. .. ... .... ................. $1134 .38
(Federated Press Special Wire.)
Washington, De. 17. ---Ludwig C.
A. . iiartens, r'ill'r'esenatfive in
America of the R-I.iia;;it S'oviet. gov
ernin elit, wiLs !nto testerdaty ortder 'I
deported to I.ussin by, Siectary of
Labor W\illiatm F \:ikan.
This aIntest. step i II log emit.
paigi. of 1110ie Whi aditl mistration
to OVet'lhltOW Or O liW the TitllnSilill
republich was mad,, vit. t the advice,
and dilrection .of, P.i.eolLe Wiltson.
Martens' attorny:,l , it, is said, will
inmmediately hegin, tl ion in thie fed
Seral cour'ts to enjoie; lhe deportation
ordetr. Socretary "\\lsiin's report
elilmlinates all the, ,h'lr, s against
Mart:ns except the single onie lthat
he is an agent, of the Il iail Sdove;l
goverlnment, which govermtcl'! t "ald
vosates tIle overtir ix bly lforce or
\iollnce of tlhe gio.li!lent. of the
'niteld States." .
It is conchloded, : ; 1: the report,
thl it he i 1 not .in. tnher l of oii al -
filiaed wit ih the tusi-ssiin coiniui 1oi
party or the tlhird i.nltrmnationate:"'To
sustain the charge thiat. the Itussiai
golvrntmllo t: is trying to overthrow
the I:nited Staetel goveril nllltll, Sec
letary We ilscon rites nuilerous docu
lnients issued from loScow during
the iwo years when the American
army was inva.ding1 Rusia from ol ht
aside:; hb order r,61" Prneident Wilsonm
and without any declaration of war
by congress. The most recent of
those doclnments; is dated t-'ebruary
2., 1919, nearly two y years. aego.
"There is no -evidence." says the
verdict, "to shoi: that Martens has
(Continued en Page 'hree.)
Red Lodg, `ont., Dec. 17.--Ac
cording to a a,,rnt, a'ct here of gun
men. lied LIodb is very liable to be
comne a. conliiowr or lilt e ans to
which place 1ii'i is the tmost nsaft'.
On the nighlin a: lDoeomber 7, after
Oleo llvo ivrso. ,'treotary of theo locall
unionl ofi thl 'il.ted .Minle WVortkerl
if Atmterica!, I':,i compleltl his work
at. the labor ii t,:lle, he was goinig to
his room n s.eii di ttac.o froln the riar'l
of the hall| ,, Iit a shot, was fired,
undoutttledlay K : the inteOntio of
killing him ;. :l, o bullet gr'azetd hist ,
coat sloev,. a'0oter sIhots w0rn
fired ito rap, ucces.ion. 7'thu wifei
of alllveraoi. "1( was at hero hotne
awaiting tin x a Teal of her ltnsltintt,
heard theito . tnd started towards
tho hall, : !:.'; itg.. tting that lie hus
band mighi. :', l)Oon! the ftarget. Sile
met leor hnea:.ll. whose narrow es
cape from ta tl;gic death is the sole
topic of eicnv I--ationl here and has
"ocdasioned 1:,::.ih injerest and indig
nationll at i::i (.Crek tnd(! WtaslcOe,
adjoinintg cli ;ips, on actcount of
Secretary ti il:arson's well known
loyalty to rh,' ,liion aid his complete
freedom f lro l cororaition influente.
led Lodtlg; , inors, especalully thei
real uniionI ! ar, are much wroiught
up over thlle I n; and nare, in a quliet
and doterllini,-I mannoer, seeking to
(Continnted on Page Four.)
IS LATEST IN
Flying Squadron of Coppers
Armed With Scatter-Guns
Organized to Combat
Wave of Crime.
Tacomla, ]),c. i7.---Two more tm ur
ders were ardded to the sinistor list
of crimesa aVi ich avo-. o'en conlmit
OU het" rt h ie tl.] . '11 e,1 ,ii|,tal. iio.n h s
reached such it stat of sr.oulltrtnss
that Chief of Police Smith declared
his intention to imntnediately orgaln
izn a "shotgun patroi' io protect. cit
izons front hold-up men andl other
criminals infesting the city.
The murder of A. J. Ilpton, a gro
cr'I, in hs store \Vednesday night, by
two sunpposed irobhers dehlcided Chief
Smith upon thibs action.
Another murdl'er occulrred early yes
terday mornig when Albort Scuray,
a barber, was killed, the police al
lege, by his wift. 'Te womni, Lthe po
lice say, struck her husband with an
axe followiiag a , quarel., She con
eossed, they say.
TRDE FOLLOWS PRESS,
SAYS II. P, PRESIOENT
Washingt on, Dec. 17.---The grovwtl
of Amenrican foreign cominlrco and
trade hls- definiioly followed the'ex
tension of fields of the American
pr|o!; asnO iliions, and for t]hat. oa
son muchIi graiter fac(. ilities for l tlhe
tralns i';siio IS) of. Amn '(ri cl IIC ewsl
abroad should i o prp'vidd', W. 1I.
il.\wl-ilus. pres;idenol of htie unit.ed
Press. told tIhe sena:te comllittee on
Hawkins also advocated the u.se
of the navy's radio for carrying pre.s i
dispatches to sli'Pplement..1iho cable
OPIN STOCIKIIAON'S MAIIRKIT.
Sioux 'ity, Iowa. Dec. 17.--Claim
ig there is too twida a margin be
twceeni wholesale andl i.tail piices on
-dros:;'is milats, stocklhini at Ilhe Sioux
City yards lnnont( .( thieir intention
of opening a miat. ot iariet, financed
on 1.lw stoci subscription plan, to seil
mlO S at ; 10 p" r cJ " t' above T1ie wlIol'
S. lo 10 . .ii ... ,
CRIMINAL LIBEL ACTION
AGAINST KILROY, ROSE
AND STANDARD BEGUN
Revelations of failure on the part of County Attor
ney Rotering to prosecute various liquor law violators
arrested by the county attorney's dry squad; the '"inside
story" of the attempt by Mrs. Roy S. Alley, wife of
Roy Alley of the Anaconda Copper Mining company; to
persuade former Dry Squad Chief John F. Melia to
sell to her husband, through her, a quantity of the
liquor seized in raids and ordered destroyed by the dis
trict cosrt, as well as other facts, were brought out this
morning in the first part c f the preliminary hearing in
the criminal libel actions instituted against Richard R.
Kilroy, managing editor of the Anaconda Standard, the
Standard Publishing company, and A. L. Rose, an al:
Mexico's Future Is Already
Decided Upon. United
States Oil Interests Are
Given Full Power.
By PAUL HANNA.
(Staff Writer, ,ho Federated Press.)
Washlington, Dc:. 17.---\War with
,\exico has bleen ;tverted.
P'resident Obregon and Sonator
F:ll have signed a treaty 0 lof peace.
Presidlent-eect. H1-arding and Wall
Street will endorse, the preliminary
tre'aty, and the next administration
will officially confirm it.
To avoid a rulinolus conflict, Mex
ico has signed on the dottod line.
American invesltments below the Rio
(rando will be "validated" and
Mexico will recolve a landsolnoe loan
from Wall Street.
If tlihe ipresent. administration does I
not ldo it ineanwhile, the Hlardlinig
administration will extend official
riiognititoi to I tli Olregonli regime
directly aflter the March inalugur'.
Senator Pall will receive a. hanl
somel reward f'or his I L: iersonil sr'
vico ihl arranging ,his d(eal. Hie will
(Continued on Pago Throo.)
IRISH PEACE TALKED OF
AS COMPROMISE APPEARS
London, Dec. 17. 1 lope of an Irish
peoace revived slightly today. rio
lence appears ito have silbaided lnd
Ihle moderates are in the hope of
beginning negotiations beforo t.ho x
itrenisats break forth again.
There were sonim minori olit.breaks,
includling the shootif!l of C'inoni
Magellr, parish priest at, Dunmanway.
A glollenman was said to havo shot
hi1n (down. The officer is repoIted
unlllder arrest andt facing ilnmedliate
Siren Songs of South Seas Sung
by Dusky Belles in Grass Gowns
Wean Marines From Duty's Path
Washington, Dec. 1.7.--'I'Two South
Sea Inods, singing siren songs in
their native tropical setting, have
just let a pair of American marines
into an adventure that include , a
Iperilous sea voyage, marriage, then
arrest for desertion, and its. has not
Official records in the cage came to
light here today, showing 'life in
the sleepy island of Guam began to
pall on Corporal William Dawson
and Sergeant Everett Cl tin. Thea
they met two native girls with al
luring complexions of £ anU lait
and wearing grassy gowi that
,Swayed in the SOuth S.i reezes.
The hearine:g, which is being hold
Ibefore Jusltie ol the P Peace Doran,
is Ihe outgrowth of anl affidavit pub.
tlished ,In the Standard on the day be
f~ore "the g.'nrtal.t elejUoln, In which"
towe alleged that Yfficer M-effa was
his partner in t-he 'bootlegging and
mnoonshtinging business. 11'eli at the
tilm.e denied the chlarges and demanod
ed that. County Attorney Rotering
make an imnmediate investigation.
Whel the hearing began this
morning A:\torney Joseph McCaffery
for HIose mloved for a dismissal of
the case on the ground that Judge
i)orati was without jurisdiction to
conduct the hearing. Attorney Can,
ning for Mella opposed the motion
and cited the law giving the justice
jurisdiction. McCaffery's motion was
overruled and the .earing proceeded.
Officer Meliea was the first witness
for tihe prosecution. He told of hkl
,ing raided Rose and his alleged part.
nor, Guilman, lon a half dozen ocon
sioas. On one occasion, he said, he
andt his assistant, John Dunggan, wero
driving out to 1Harrison avilenue when
their at tenion was attracted by a load
of sugar in front, of en.nett,'s store.
He said when he and Duggan ap.
p'roachled one of the two amen on the
wagon seat esc(aped by rnnnsmg
through Blennett's st.ore. The une
caught was Rose, who denied olh
orsh,ip of the sugar. Officer MeLia
said he placed Duggan in charge of
the wagon and the horses were
given a free rein and without urging
pulled the wagon load of sugar to
the residence of Gilman at fMarita
S:nd Howard street.
Offlcer . eclia told of enterling tho
house and fitlidlitng Mrst. Gllman and
ia Mrs. Willianms in charge. A trap
door Ieadthig to a blind cellar was
found to be open and. on investiga
! tion two stills and it quantity of
nioonshin,' whiskey was found in the
cellar. 'l'Th whiskey and` the stills,
(Continued on Page 'iaree.)
DEPUTY SHERIFF KILLS
INSANE SEATTLE WOMAN
Seattle, Dec. 17.--,Mrs. May How
ard, a Cuban widow, was shot and
killed by Deputy Sheriff Lee after
she snapped a' rnolver in his fare
while reslsting arrest.
Mrs. Howird, according to neigh
bors. was demented. She is said to
have been itn the habit of frightening
neighbor women by shooting into
their houses at night.
A motorboat was coinmandered
and stocked with provisions. All was,
set for a double elopement and oft
they sailed-the four of them. They
They landed on the isle of Yap s·fte~
a dangerous trip. Their suspt~lioa
aroused, the Japanese .auth.orltes,
w~o guard the Yaplanders 1e
days, seized the marine$ ansnis
then to Yokohamna, where theyii
turned over to the American
who performed a double we
ceremony and= thetl rortied-I
Today the 'du01 y b.!+1r1',, .
in a new iq2 WO rot a
Guam and ;tI ar.4leb e
trial for desaerti