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THIRTY-FOURTH YEAR. MONTANA'S BEST NEWS GATHERER GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, FRIDAY MORNING. MAY 12, 1922. PRICE FIVE CENTS Crippled Blimp A-4 Drifting Out to Sea Lands Safe Later Hampton, Va., May 11.—The army blinip A-4 arrived safely at Langley field late Thursday, after having drifted for an hour and a half over the ocean off Cape Henry, with her engines dead. The craft. drifted to sea before a four-mile northwest breeae until re pairs were made, when she turned her nose toward shore. The crew of five were none the worse for their experience. The engine trouble developed about 3:30 o'clock in the afternoon aud for a time considerable anxiety *ras felt for the craft and its occupants l.y shore stations and radio offices, which kept in communication with the bliinp. It was found unnecessary, however, to despatch airplanes or otlnr blimps to her asssitance. O. S. L. Will Spend $3,000,000 in Idaho; Part Double Tracks Boise, Idaho, May 11.—Definite as surances of the immediate beginning of the expenditure of $3,000,000 on addi tions and improvements of the Oregon Short Line system in Idaho were given here Friday by H. M. Adams, vice president of the Union Pacific, follow ing a conference with Governor Davis. The first and most important work will begin immediately, the official stated, in Elmore county, where more than a million dollars will be expended in double-tracking the main line from Medbury to King Hill through Glenns Ferry. Necessity for having the work com pleted by fall when heavy traffic will start. Adams s4id, forces the company to begin work on these additions at once. At Poratello there will be $450,000 spent on the shops. Nampa will get additional trackage, improvement the water system and ice storage fa- j cilities. Payette. Soda Springs, Idaho j Falls and other points are included in I the cities to receive a share in the ex penditure. Vast Clip of Wool Sold in Southwest Counties at 30 Plus Butte, May 11.—Within the last few days close to half a million pounds of wool have been contracted for in Beav erhead and Madison counties at a price which was said to have been consid erably over 30 cents. The two largest clips were bought by an agent for a Boston company, who contracted for the Cook sheep clip of nearly 200.000 pounds and several smaller clips from Madison county. ft is reported that sheepmen in jt other parts of the state have refused ! Protpst Tariff Rill i «tritr Dili 40 cents for their output. The estimated output for 1922 in Beaverhead county is more than 2,000, <»00 pounds. French Industries Paris. May 11.—(By The Associated Press.)—The minister of commerce has received protests from various clmnibers of commerce throughout France against the new tariff schedule proposed by the finance committee of the United States senate. The industries of Limeges, where porcelain and gloves are manufactured, are particularly warned. They have informed the minister that the new tariffs are prohibitive, and will stop at once all exports of their products to the United tSates, necessitating the laying off of a considerable number of workers. Edgington Is Named ed M. E. Superintendent—*' Helena. May 11.— (By The Associ Yellowstone district of the Methodist Episcopal church, with headquarters atU Billings. Dr. Edgington succeeds the Rev. 1». H. O. Humphreys, who re signed to come to Helena as pastor of; n St." Paul's church. Dr. Edgington. a| , former pastor of St. Paul's, has beenif. organizer of the American White Cross' in Montana, Idaho aud Oregon. 1?'° — j — j Ill*"«/ Ouf- ^ Havti * * ) , Rniiiwilin Icrnnroc UUI 1|U1H lglJUicS Disagreement PI m : LMaa 6 l ccuicill ned; Butte. May 10.—Failing to reaeh a verdict on the third day of deliberation, the jury trying Ed Burke, former post master of Anaconda, in the United States district court, on a charge of tampering with letters, was locked up for the night after Judge Bourquin had returned without comment a note from ! the jurors declaring that they saw noj prospects of agreement. Recently Judge Bourquin kept a jury in Missoula | ]y returned a verdict. deliberating for five days, and it final-! ! j 1 Boys Plead Guilty J _ J 1 to First Banditry J aud Hoy Hodge, 23, pleaded guilty Thursday to the charge of attempt ing highway robbery and were sen tenced to the state prison for terms of from I to 3 years. The attempt at holdup occurred last Sunday night, when a man and a woman were halted at a street, intersection. The woman screamed and, alarmed, the pair fled, but were later arrested and identified. The accused youths declared that it was their first offense and declined counsel, choosing to plead guilty. HOUSE TO CLEAR DECKS FOR SHIP SUBSIDY Washington, May 11.—Representa tive Mondell, republican house leader, discussed the .legislative situation with President Harding at the White House and was said to have told the execu tive that the house would complete the business now before it in about two weeks. The ship subsidy bill then could be taken up, he added, provided it bad been reported from committee. V CHICAGO TERRORISM Chinese A rm ies Prepa re for Another Battle} a of a It to to STEEL MERGER II Purchase of Lackawan na Company by Beth lehem Surprises Street Other Proposed Consol idation to Go Ahead With Six Members. New York, May 11.—(By The Asso ciated Press.)—Purchase of the Lack awanna Steel company of Lackawanna, N. Y., by the Bethlehem Steel corpora tion, involving the use of Bethlehem 7 per cent preferred and class B com mon stocks in payment for the proper ties, was announced Thursday by Eu gene G. Grace, president of the Beth ofllehem organization. j News of the merger, which became j known just before the stock market I closed, gave Wail street a real thrill. Lackawanna Steel made a net gain of 7 points, closing at 65%. There were | 73 sales, totaling 17,100 shares, in the ! last hour, the largest sale of 1,400 ' shares being disposed of at 68, the top, and a new high record for the year. The previous high was 61. The day's sales were 22,0<H) shares. Buying Into Next Merger There was less activity in Bethle hem Sfeel. which closed at 70. the top price, at a net gain of 1 5-8 points. Of the day's trading of 11,000 shares, 4,700 were disposed of in the final hour. Shares of the Republic Iron and Steel company and the Midvale Steel company, tjje only stocks in addi tion to the Lackawanna which were in cluded in the proposed merger of seven independent steel companies and jt rs }ded the big board, also showed ! substantia] ««Ins, Repuplic showing aj net gain of 3 points and Midvale of 1%. Does Not Disrupt Other Merger Thomas L. Chadbourne, who has been handling the legal affairs in con nection with the proposed merger of seven independent companies, declared !that the withdrawal of the Lackawanna company would not cause an abandon ment of tl]e pIans which wouId be con eluded on a six-company basis. In addition to Republic and Midvale, these companies are_ the Youngstown Sheet and Tube, Brier Hill Steel company, Inland Steel company and the Steel and Tube Company of America.. Was Surprise When Sprung News of the Lackawanna-Betble hepi merger came as a great surprise not only to the financial district in general, but to the executives of the independent steel companies. While these executives were frankly inturm ed some time ago that the Lackawanna ceompany was negotiating with the Bethlehem corporation, they did not realize that the deal was so near con summation and hoped to induce the Lackawanna to accept their terms. I "• nmu - ,he Laekawanna, was one of the party of independent executivees on board th ]"billionaire's special." which returned Will Confirm Deal Tuesday Tv , 1 ; atU ,'[. ors °' Bethlehem and ; ,nva " nn ^ oul l>anies _ will hold ' ' ,IlPir respective offices n !j. , . UP Uy '° confirm the merger, a| , • 18 re sarded as a foregone con-j !° n i »» • j sa " K; da . v > the execu-1 <T tiie independent companies will j 1?'° 1 x re J >resen,a ^ ves of Kuhn, i j hankers, to arrange the j jliuancing of the independent merger, , winch will involve an exchange of se- ! curities and cash and the formation of j ,a new holding company or the enlarge-| : m a T of n ODe of . the listing companies. Mr. Grace, in a talk with news paper men. declared that the Lacka wanna purchase has absolutely no con nection with the independent merger, find he likewise denied the report that tnc Hethiehem corporation, after ab- J sorning the Lackawanna, would unite : \1tl1 the others mentioned in the ! seven-company combniation. j Mr. s,,™ ,„ ke over tt , ! Properties for operation for "a term of 25 to 50 years, or such other time | ^ ma . v be agi«eeable," to complete the plants at government cost and to rcpav ! all expenditures already made at Mus j cle Shoals at the rate of 2 per cent 1 annually. Power developed at the 1 "»un ne usea to "ma J !3S? ,ä Ä ÄT m " be In addition to repayments, Mr. Stem shoajs would be used to "manufacture I at nd other products. pröi'»o"S'"to give the government 60 per tent of all net profits from opera tions. "Ou proposal allows the govern ment the letter said, "for all monevs expended, gives the farmers 110.000 tons of fertilizers at cost and gives the government a large percentage of our profits, with benefit of private ope'ra tion. CONTINENTAL DECLARES $2 DIVIDEND ON OIL Denver, May 11.—The Continental Oil company has declared a dividend of per share on the capital stock of the company, payable June 15, 1922, to stockholders of record at the close of business May 25, 1922. DOCTORS FAVOR ADVERTISING El Paso, Texas. May 11.—The Texas State Medical association, in its con vention here, went on record as favor ing advertising of medical truths, warnings and symptomatic information in Chang Plans Final Stand and Wu Tries to Enc ircl e Manchus Place Selected by Truculent Northern General Is 65 Miles South of Great Wall; American Missionaries Ordered Out. Tientsin, May 11.—(By The Associated Press.)—Although formally dismissed from the military governorship of Man churia, General Chang Tso-Lin, defeated near Peking last week by the forces of his military rival, General Wu Pei-Fu, appar ently intends to attempt a final stand at Luenchow, about 65 miles south of the Great Wall on the Mukden railway. The Manchu general is still transporting troops from Muk den to that point and his generals are sending truculent mes sages from Kaiping, saying they will treat as enemies any for eign troops that may accompany the Chih-Li forces to that reg ion. Chih-Li troops now are detraining just this side of Tang shan, 70 miles northeast of Tientsin, and are reported to be pre paring for an enveloping movement against Kaiping. withdraw Thursday The situation at Mukden was reported quiet Wednesday evening, but the news of the mandate dismissing Chang Tso-Lin apparently had not been reecived. - - . The American missionaries at Chang-Li were ordered to ! | ! ' er 7.5 CENTS II BÜ. IN PIT BATTLE Coterie Favoring High Prices Marshals Orders, Wins Clash. Chicago. May 11.—A sharp round in - - the struggle which apparently has been • ' going on for some time between two powerful opposing groups in the wheat trade here was won Thursday by a coterie favoring higher prices. The I net result was that wheat available for 1 delivery here this month jumped in value 7% cents a bushel. An emergency rule which went into effeet Thursday morning had seeming ly opened a way for at. least the tem porary discomfiture of the bulls, the traders whose interest at present was in a rise of values. The rule provided that for May delivery, and wheat In cars on railroad tracks here could be tendered instead of wheat stored in elevators. As this made larger divi dends feasible and a consequent big setback in prices might follow, the out come was looked forward to with much interest. . Considerable tension was evident, in the wheat pit nt the opening of busi ness for it already was known that the amount of wheat delivered on May 11 1 j n ■ u m r» • looked like a drawn battle. Prices, instead of breaking as many had been expecting, showed a slight gain. Then the market trembled and dropped slightly. Numerous buying orders, affording strong support for prices, were quick ]y forthcoming, however, nnd for the rest of the day the market went almost straight upward, assuming unusual mo meutuin just before the close, and fin ishing at race-horse speed. Last, prices reached for May were $1.45 to $1.45 Vi, the topmost of the dav. but lacking ...... o..,........... ...* .. steadily continued, might lead to a very different finale. Nevertheless, no pos sible question remained as to which side won Thursday. 4% cents of the high record for the season. At night it was pointed out that the current month is yet far from ended, and that additional big deliveries, if , Montau cftfe, Ask Shrine Hospital for Child Cripples Butte. May 11.—Butte, Billings and Helena, in Montana, Lewiston and Boise in Idaho, Spokane in Washing ton. and Salt Lake City in Utah, will have their claims for the location of the Shrine hospital for crippled chil dren presented to the meeting of the hospital board of trustees of the Mys tic Shrine, which meets in San Fran cisco on June 12, 13 and 14. next. Dr. O. M. Lanstrum of Helena, one of the seven trustees who will pass on the merits of the locations. Thursday met in Butte with potentates of the tem ple in the Rocky Mountain region, to hear their views on the question of the most desirable place for the hospital in this section. The potentates present at the con ference, whi«h was held at the Silver Bow club, and the temples they repre sent were: R. R. Rathhone, Bagdad, Dillon; Robert Hathaway, Algeria, Helena: E. A. Nodier, Al Bedoo, Bil lings: W. H. Stowell v El Katiff, Spo kane; D. A. House, Korein, Rawlings, Wyo.; Lois C. Booth, Kalif. Sheridan; R. J: While, Calama, Lewiston. Ida.; Thomas Sharpe. AI Ayhar, Calgary; Dr. IL P. Kirtley. El Kalah (Past), Salt Lake, and Dr. J. J. Jessup, El Korah (Past), Boise, Ida. : px. L/la I NT ^ • r* • j Not Commit Perjury, j J J I Senator Cameron Says His Council. Phoenix, May 11.—Counsel ; ^ or • United States Senator Ralph H. ' ( ameron, republican, of Arizona a m. . . . , . Thursday completed argument on a 1 in the lî>20 election which failed to list demurrer to an indictment for perjury! accusing the senator of having sworn ; to a statement of campaign receipts | irton ... 1: .. totalling more thnn ; contributions $20,000 United States District advisement. If the demurrer is over ruled, the senator's trial will begin at once. The argument of Attorney H. L. Partridge, of Globe, Arizona, counsel for Senator Cameron, occupied both court sessions Thursday. Mr. Part ridge closed with a declaration that if there should be any prosecution, in stead of for perjury, it ought to be brought under the corrupt practice act, for violation of which Senator Truman \ttornev ! assista J 1 The notary public before whom Sen ator Cameron swore to the statement in question was not a proper officer authorized by law to administer such i an oath and, therefore, no perjury was ■ committed. The matter «n..„ u ,i >. t 1 • i mHferi'iiîn AÜt 1» immaterial, in that it concerns cam paign receipts and not, expenditures and. therefore, is not subject to per jury. '1 he law. Mr. Partridge asserted, does not limit the amount of campaign contributions, but does the expenditures of such funds. Deportation Asked for Lady Astor by .. if , C • i ut „ j Spanish War Camp N. .T.. May 11,-Tb. M; | tion. The action Mother Who filled Children Is Insane; Taken to the Asylum Lewlatown, May II.—Mrs. Anna Lokajicek, who Wednesday shot and killed her two children at the Lokajicek farm near Denton and then shot her husband, Frank Lokajicek, vice president of the Denton State bank, In the head, was given an examination here Thursday morning, declared insane and taken to the state insane asylum in the afternoon. The woman seems to have no realization of what she has done. Mr. Lokajicek's condition is re< ported as unohanged, being quit« critical. . I , followed a discussion I I'l. over charges that the members of the | <i A. R. had been insulted in speeches made by the only feminine member of , British commons during her visit here. ■ — (best I j 1 ! t,™ I I , I this I L n ! k I i I T Defense Grabs State's Witness Called to Es tablish Price Basis. Rankin Was Trying to Prove Commonwealth Footed These Bills. (Tribune's Helena Bureau.) Helena. May 11.—Through a witness called by the state to testify as to the market price of meats at Deer Lodge during the time the prison was being supplied with pork by the former; . warden, Frank ConJev. the defense was ! able to show Thursday during the trial, of the action of the state against Con ley, that, although it is- charged by the j state that supplies including meats, j were procured by Conley from the prison store and meat market for use in his private residence, the Conley family purchased large quantities of meat at downtown markets. This wit ness testified he sold daily to Mrs. Conley from $3 to $4 worth of meats, but he did not keep any account of the transactions because she always paid cash. This witness, a butcher, said he had been in engaged in the meat busi nes virtually all his life, having been put to work making sausage when but four years of age. Appraised SwIU at $1,000 a Year Testimony to the effect that great quantities of milk, hominy and oatmeal | of considerable value went into the ; swill that was then fed to Conley's i hogs was given by Harry Holland, a | former guard, who admitted he had i jjbeen twice "fired" by Conley, but said he did not bear any ill feelings j toward Conley because of his dis- ( oh ^. PS - . This witness estimated that from 30 I to 4t) galions öf miîkwa's daTlv* n'oüred 1 info the swill barrels at the prison ' kitchen, and that, in addition, almost j all of the hominy dished out to the convicts, of .which four batches of 100 i pounds each were prepared Weekly. ! .went into the swill along with about I 150 pounds of oatmeal. | Still another witness testified that the swill from the prison was worth : «1 OOO -i venr : .. c « ». list OOO -i venr .. .. c « ». ; Go Over Meat Prices Ernesto DeAlton, at L. if in be Ernesto DeAlton, who said he had ' ! T een conductln S « butcher shop in J ,D ?? r . I l od «? for . th< ; ^ st 15 J-eorH. was [ley. He said the retail price of mut- i ton and pork had ranged from 25 to 30 cents per pound and that of hams and bacon from 30 to 35 cents. Asked ««a ♦ the i«^ h T le priee of P° rk f rom|, 1 10 to 1914 he said it was 10 to 12 cents and that from 1914 on through ! the war period it had ranged at 15 to j ^i0 cents. He Raid the lowest wholesale price in the period covered had been i 10 c^nts, but he had bought some ; rough hogs as low as eight cents. Under cros-examination .on conducted \ by Colonel Nolan, the witness said he usiness all his i " L was not so 1, "S y i. W ^ e 5 Ktart ". he , 80ld v he b" d i four vearl old when he wns ■ had been in the butcher business all his > life and when aske<l if there was not I d those du j s they didn't brinsr im 1 • i children In Germany like thev do in this . country," »aid DeAlton " "Thor I luih country, said I-'eAiton "Thpv ' made them work from a pig u'n " ••TP»11 •» ..j ^ ■ - v ' .. T'LV . <1,u ' rio< . 1 Colonel Nolan, probably from the condition of the world today it would have been better if they had been brought up differ ently, wouldn t it? • In the Good Old H. C. L. Days The witness replied that maybe that was true. , DeAlton said that in 1919 mutton. then at. its highest price it ever com j manded, sold as chops up to 45 cents KJf ,T | jSX?' H,"' Jî," ""IS" . I , ■ . , K<-«1'»^ »Uli I/O loin stenks an<T porterhouse steaks had I I'l. T' . pn0P ^ PCaus e he had to sell | potroast^nt I!) to* oonts and In ren.v to Ll^ , },ad ever sold m,!!,? , w Jï er ■ Alton said Mrs. Conlej- was one'ôf hîs (best customers, that when she was at home she traded at his shop every day I buying from S4 to $5 worth of meat j from' M ? r educed this figure to 1 from to $4 per day. ! t,™ n °fT y , G( ; nPral itonkin wanted to I ™ ,f lH ' },n<1 ""y books to show how I i • L n .V eat KoI(I to Mrs - Conley. to which the witness replied that he kept , Thereupon Mr Rankin objected to I this character of testimony and was I L n ;fh rm nl„ y oourt that * pa,n «' ! k - . p . ret L poor * rao « from him to object to this testimony and for a few I minutes Mr. Rankin engaged in a heat i u- ® r * UI " , ' I | t yltb opposing counsel which ended with the witness being I excused. " Claims for Goods Introduced The state, through W. A. Logan, dep *" ..statte ^ auditor, then took up thel ping as exhibits a num goods which had been f state in connection Ition of the prison— es Pag« Twe) it of Boise Doesn't Give Its Girls Chance to Flap; Motto, 'Don't' Tacoma, May ll^-The flapper, with her rolled hose, cosmetics, short skirts and bobbed hair, was both defended and attacked by delegates to the national convention of the Mothers' Congress and Parent-Teacher associations, meet ing here, Thursday. Mrs. Thomas Ogden, of Idaho, told the delegates at a round table conference on public school girls what constituted a 100 per cent girl in Boise. This girl, she declared, does not dance, wear high heels, patnt her cheeks, and is well chap eroned on all occasions. She added that every girl who attends the Boise high school not properly clad is sent home. "The girl of today is given too much discussion," countered Mrs. Mary Zimmerhackle, president of the Colorado P. T. A. "I have found the modern girl good and fin«. She needs helpful (encour agement and understanding at home. There is one moral to be derived from the present day young person; and that is, educate the parents." the j j the use of the he | ; i a | i j ( 30 m. . r- • k Illinois executive Ac rilQ ~J -f Prallt Ï q at cusea or r raua, is at Last Brought to Trial. SEE GOVERNOR EDGE HIS JURY Waukegan, 111., May 11.—(By The Associated Press-.—The state will at I tempt to show in the trial of (Jov 1 erno r Lcn tb »< the governor I ' and his fellow defendants in the al- i j leged conspiracy to embezzle state f „ noc „, n , i fund . 3 ? h,Ie * nS 8tftte t . rC9SUr ? r 'i ! combined and agreed together, by I means of false pretenses to cheat and | defraud the_ state, of nùnoi^o,,t «f i . -V.'"V. between $1.500,000 : Frpd Mortimer, state's : * Sangamon county, told the "urTfn ht \ opening statement Thursday. Mr. Mortimer recited events from -My fr«., c - cbirf cou ™" <or ' the time the conspiracy is alleged to ' have been formed v'pril 21 1917 ' until after the governor took his pre- I i governor - wil1 ropl - v t0 1110 state's "lining statement Friday and the case, > v,n «« Monday, when the tak- j of evidence » expected to start. ^ov«nor Small, Mrs. Small and daughter-in-law and Mr and Mrs. ; ! Leshe Small and their small grandson j »n court. . ; , Mr. Mortimer told the jurois that i ^?ve^^ ( Sm n!' ; £urtis and the, ; a .', at°r 1-dwar.l A. t urtis formed j a " alleged conspiracy in the spring of! \ A " ril - f 1 ':. Portly after Mr. Small ; a . 8s ' ln ? ed of /. ,ce f ^ate treasurer, and i ^ 11 continued through his two-year > terul nnd - tliat -- f Mr. Sterling, who succeeded him. He said the latter be came a party to the conspiracy when he became treasurer iu January, 1919. He d#scribed the "so-called Grant Park bank.' which, the state contends, 1 ,. was a hank." It was under j , I ^bis name, the state claims that .<10,- ! ' . un »iuu t lamih i-uiil oi", 000.000 of state funds were loaned to ! five Chicago packing houses at from ! ""IS" TÔT SlZSj**"- " i to SV2 per cent, of which, it is charged, not more than 2 per cent was paid to the state. Black Bear Telegram Was Code Agreed on in Stillman Family Poughkeepsie. N. Y.. May 11.—Mrs. Anne U. Stillman, cross-examined for brought Beauvais, reading: "Black bear arrived.'" Similar messages were dispatched to her daughter, Anne, and son, "Bud," explaining that when the four of them, were in Canada the previous summer it was agreed that if the new-horu babe was a girl the messages would ! in read: "White bear," and if a boy. "Black bear." Montana Gets $10,000 in Livestock Loans Washington, May 11.—Approval of 01 advances for agricultural and live stock purposes aggregating $3.033,000 was announced Thursday by the War Finance corporation. Distribution of the lonns included: Colorado, $13. , >.000; Idaho. $1,514.000: Montana. $10.000: and Wyoming, $123,000. URGES NATIONALIZING OF COAL MINING Cheyenne, Wyo., May 11.—In a talk before the Cheyenne Kiwanis club Fri day afternoon James J. Morgan, sec retary of District 22, of the United Mine Workers of America, declared that the federal government should take over supervision or direct control of the coal mining industry of the country. ily as in M. 10 M BIB cm «F Courts Refuse to Issue Habeas Corpus Writs in Police Murders, Holding Situation Akin to Treason in War and Haymarket Days; Two of 164 Prisoners Partly Identified in Shootings. Chicago, May 11.—Eight union labor leaders were named in true bills voted at a special session of the grand jury Thursday night, in connection with the slaying of Terrance Lyons, an act ing police lieutenant, Wednesday, according to George E. Gor man, assistant state's attorney. Among those named in the true bills, according to Mr. Gor man, were Fred Mader, president of the building trades coun cil, "Big Tim" Murphy, of the Gas Workers union, and Cornelius ("Con") Shea, who directed the teamsters' strike in 1904. All of them now are in the custody of the police, having been cap tured in a spectacular series of raids on various union head quarters Wednesday. Describing crime conditions in Chicago as "a reign of terror" and "akin to treason in time of war" Judges Kickham Scanlan and Joseph Davis refused to release on writs of habeas corpus to Cornelius Shea, John Lafferty, "Big Tim" Murphy and Fred Mader, or any of the 164 labor leaders, union members and gun men held by the police in connection with the slaying of two patrolmen Wednesday at the culmination of a series of labor bombings. the request of the police. The citizens committee to enforce the Landis building trades wage awards carries full page advertisements in every Chicago paper, calling on Chicagoans to unite and rid the city of «gu nmen labor leaders." The advertisements said that the committee had been warned by Fred Mader, head of the build ing trades unions, that a campaign of violence would result if the Landis awards were enforced. "Should Be Hanged," If— <?>— were enforced. "Should Be Hanged," If— In refusing to honor writs for sev eral labor leaders seized in spectacular j at I ™r S *««« ® specracuiar al- i ice rai(,a > the tw ° judges expressed ,he ' r horror at the murd «*. bombings, , an( J general lawlessness which have r 'i .„arked opposition to the Land« wage by awanUn 0 'tSe^buUdina trades in f u ' arrhv that «f i approaches Tn ÄfÄÄ that existed Hnrimr the HnvmnrUat ht \ *«» that existed during the Haymarket declared J" lan. in the criminal court. "The whole function of government seems to be broken down," said Judge ?««S £3 «"l**«« 1 to ' ?r"' S ° *u Droken down ' said Judge ' IS ' ,n the s "P r / me c0 . urt - H ^e I ?" C _ 0 ° 8 J?. , £f y _^\£ ake Crime Wave Flattened Out In reppating his declaration of war j aRllinst ^he "hoodlums and ex-convict à who ftbout j leader^ of ^ * Charles Fitzmorrie, chief of ; poIice inted to the crim »' ° 0 \ t P he ' st P 24 hours 8 h 0 "d prove ; to Chicago that the sluggers and Ihugs founded up Wednesday in raids on uuion offire3 P nre responsible for the j nightly outbursts of crime," he said of! .- W ith th e fellows in jail there was ; not c£™i"tto startle a town of 25 000 people, and the onlv t . r ime in the dnv wns n ienelrv sin» crime in the day was a jewelry store robbery that looks now like a fake." Charge Terror to Leaders Referring to present conditions, the advertisement said: "We will fight these labor murder ,. j , ors .-, Kun men and «luggers with every ! legitimate power in our means until vui uimus uiiiu ! we hav f, rid Chicago entirely of this ! raf ) na <'e." The advertisements bodly charged union leaders with recent murders aud j boinbings. declaring that under leadership of "Fred Mader, an ex-con vict." the unions had "descended from pointed out by James A. McClellan and Frederick Blank, patrolman, who were ! with Lyons when be was shot and bombing and slugging to wanton and cold-blooded murder." Law Enforcers Back Police All law enforcement organizations in the city are united in what police term "a figiit to the finish with organized labor." More than 10 labor leaders, including "Big Tim" Murphy, Cornelius Shea aud Fred Mader, president of the building trades council, were arrested in raids on labor headquarters. The two partly identified as the slayers are. the police say. Isador Breverman, 28, and Max GJaes, 38. Breverman is said to havs fired the shots from an automobile when Lieu tenant Lyons was killed and he was when Albert Moeller. patrolman, was injured seriously. Breverman's fam ily has advanced an alibi for him. Pointed Out as Slayer Glass, who is a member of glazier 's union was pointed out by a man who said he was an eye witness, as the slayer of Thomas Clarke, 30, patrol man. who was on guard at a building!^ which previously had been bombed. an James Lafferty. a third suspect, has been at liberty under heavy bond! connection with o mail robbery, was . a rtlv identified hv Policeman Rl«„b partly identified by Policeman Blank as the third occupant of the death car. The car. riddled with bullets and blood spotted was found abandoned. Police believe one of the gun men waa wounded. Charles C. FitzMorris, chief of po lice, says he believes the men were only hirelings of the "higher up forces in organized labor circlet, putting into action a conspiracy to overthrow the citizens committee and the Landia wage award, a decision handed down by K. M. Landis. former federal judt% then (Continued fH* Tw«| the ber <?>— ! | j RULE OF FORGE TO BE ASSERTED Bï FREESTATE Peace Efforts Having Failed, Birkenhead Hints at Sternness. London. May 11.—(By The Asso ciated Press.)—During debate in the house of lords Thursday night, Vis count Birkenhead, the lord chancellor, hinted that the provisional government in Ireland shortly would exercise its authority. He said he had been .informed that after preparation c.nd in the near fu ture there would be a resolute and organized attempt to assert the force of the provisional government's au thority more closely and more sternly than hitherto has been posssible. IRRECONCILABLES HOLD UP IRISH PEACE AGAIN Dublin, May 11.—(By The Asso ciated Press.»—The reports from the various participants in the Dail j Eireann peace conference Thursdav re thejvealed a break on fundamentals." The republicans will not agree to a settle * ment of the situation on any terms which involve their admission that the Anglo-Irish treaty is acceptable to the people^ or that its indorsement by the Dail Eireann has altered the situation. There was an almost complete agreement in the Dail for an adjourn ment for a week, to allow the peace committee to try again to smooth over the difficulty. The attempt at army unification also has failed thus far, and, pending the settlement of the political situation, it is not intended to pursue further the unification negotiations. Nothing definite hus been settled even concerning the truce now in ex istence. but it probably will continue ill force. It has beeu agreed between the politicians to suspend all public meet ings until this question is threshed out, probably Wednesday. Petticoats Now Rule Three Wyoming Towns Moorcroft, Wyo.. May 11.—With the election Tuesday of Mrs. Charles Kir , c > f niaj "VI 1 * N rs - ^ Stewart an " « J F. Houston as council who|! ru l ° l ? dnj \ Moorcroft becomes Wyoming town which has . a 'P. petticoat rule within The laHt fwo years and the second in the present. Tuesday Cokeville elected woman's administration and Jacksoa took sui h action in 1020. The three women elected here Tues day were all opposed by members of the opposite aex in the race for city offices. SHRINE AT BUTTE TODAY Butte, May 11.—The spring cere« monial session of Bagdad Templ% Mystic Shrine, will be held here Fri« day, with a class of 75, from a nam* ber of cities it Montana.