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Cook to a Queen
Read Mrs. Wilson's Art
icles on Woman's Page.
VOI.I'M F. 00
M'MIIER 1.11
Best Sport Pages
James J. Corbett Writes
for The Times-Dispatch.
Population of Country That
Began War Now But
Atmosphere of Courtesy and
Friendliness Marks St.
Germain Ceremony.
Boundaries of New States himI Ceded
Areas Definitely Fixed in
Historic Document.
s GKHMAIN, June 2.?Austria was
today given fifteen days to reply to
'Me term* of peace presented by the si- i
lied nations
1 h* entire peace treaty was not pre
Fmted to the Austrian* today, and
the ntteen days* ft ipulat ion with re
gard to their reply, therefore, refers
? ? only the portion of the terms hand
??d them at today's s'e.-slon
Austria heard part of he'- fate to
dn> - '-sufficient to how that l>.. the sins
<?? 'the late imperial and royal govern
ment and by the liberation through
v* .1 ?? and revolution of oppressed races
'???? proud Hapsburg empire has been
reduced to a pitiful shadow, to be
known lu-reafter as the republic of
A tistria.
In cold, hard figures this Is what the
part .,f the treaty communicated to
>!? I !??!. .'at- >. today meatift:
Area In Popula
Sijuare Miles tlon.
?\ .. 11 r' ?. Huii r> !><? -
? ?? t hu v.i.rlJ v\ a . '.'KI.Aim i ,nrin .000
. a Mr la under the
pt.ne t'-rni.i i .????(? 7.000,000
Nn? Sirr of lliiwull.
The nation, which t.rfore the war
v..in e?ju 11 n sir.e t?? Texas. |?, rlow
:tl."iJt a:- Im- as Hawaii am) has a
population smaller t :iati .if New York.
Jwr size is riu-v le/i? than a forty-fourth
i'' what it was four years ?ko and
technically even seven months ago.
Only that portion of the peace
treaty on which all allied and asso
ciated governments are in complete
agreement was d. live red to Austria's
di-legutes at a solemn plenary session
of the peace conference her**todav In i
the historic chateau which is now ustj
; -? a national museum.
I. he Ocrnianj. the republic, of .Us
tri. must put a I) l?er complaints in
?. f t' ?? tr.
1 h. ? em;:inder of ?!.. treatv will be'
:nuiiii'ited her plenipotentiaries
??' t ie earliest possible moment "
?????? .v.-re informed. It include* in,,
j ? <rt:jr>t clauses still beinp debated by
' '1 allies, '-'tie of them is the clause!
concerning the Adriatic settlement, i
i< i % l.s no agreement on this is?ue as :
>'!. the controversy having: shif.,.,'j
? en ih disposition of Kiume to that
of I1 r' i.
\ ?mamphere of Friend linen*.
There were notable differences be
tween the one-hour session today and
the one at Versailles, where Germany
heard h?-r sentence. Though stern and
formal, i lay's gathering lacked the
? li.itinot atmosphere of mutual hostility
that marked the other. Observers
noted the milder form and tenor of
the "Tiger's" address today. But the
Miost conspicuous difference was in
i hearing of the Austrian plenipo
tentiaries from that of the Germans a!
!? u week- ago.
Count von Brockdorff- Hart tzau, the
Junker chief of the German deleaa- <
tioti. remained seated while he spoke.;
i ml his address a.s in Herman, though I
he s thoroughly conversant with the'
French lan^uave
l?r. Rentier. the Austrian Chancello" '
nnd head of his country's plcnipoten- !
' arifs i" '? ^?- and bowed courteously
?vnd remained standing until he h-id
Tsiiishr-d. He spoke in French.
The tone of his reply, too. was radi
? -ill: ti rfercnt front Rantzau's. The
1 ttri voiced defiance and counter
? harper. Dr. Henner ?poke in a con
i i!iator> mood.
Intokrn Wllnonlan 1'rinclplc*.
In one important point. however, the
Austrian's oral replv followed ' mc
lines of the German verbal answer.
Itenner. liKa Rantzau. invoked the
"W'ilsotilan principles" as the true basis
oi peace.
Incidentally, he voiced the grati
tude of his countrymen to America's
food relief. franklj admitting that
without Mr. Hoover's efforts Austria
would have perished of starvation.
M. Clemenceau, president of the
peace conference, was the tirst promi
nent figure to arrive today at the meet
ing at which the terms of peace were
Secretary of State Lansing and
Henry White were the hrst American
representatives to arrive. Premier Or
lando. of Italy, and Premier Paderew
skl. of Poland, and Arthur J. Balfour
At 12:10 o'clock, I'resident Wilson
hid not arrived, and the cereinonv of
presentation was delayed somewhat.
The President, however, reached St'
Germain at 12:11 o'clock. A puncture
in the tire of his automobile had held
him up on the way.
Com man deem Army Car.
President Wilson's automobile mis
hap occurred at St. Cloud. While the
punctured tire was being mended an
army car passed It was comman
deered by tha President's party, and
the President and Uear-Admiral Gray
son drove at high speed on to St. Ger
The Austrian representatives arrived
at 12:22 o'clock, entering the chamber
by a rear entrance. The delegates
were attired in conventlona 1 morning
The Austrians were cscortcd in by
an Italian officer.
Immediately upon their arrival at
12:22 o'clock the session was formally
opened by announcement of the head
Premier Clemenceau, president of the
peace conterenct, at once began his
M. Clemenceau spoke only three min
The hall was densely packed, many
of tho secretaries having been ad
mitted to the chamber, and the dense
ness of the throng detracted some
what from tho impressiveness of the
Premier Clemenceau spoke in French.
His remarks were translated into Eng
lish. then inlo Italian and then into
PrMfnU Term* to AuMrlnn*.
Paul Dutasta, general ? secretary of
the peace conference, presented the
terms ?o the Austrlans at 12:37 o'clock.
Dr. Karl -Rentier, the Austrian Chan
cellor and head of the delegation, then
began an address In German.
Dr. Rentier opened with a complaint
(Continued on Second Page.)
Invoke Shades of England
in Unique Maritime Trial
VOItlv, June 2.?Shadfa of
old Knglnnd, the gibbet nnd trage
dies of Ihr urn, wrrr Invoked In
the .\rw 1'ork Kederul Dlntrlct
t'ourt loilitf whrrr I'iplnlii Adolph
(.oriicllua 1'edernon nmj hi* won,
Adolph, nklpprr niitl mnlf, rrnpfc
tlvrly, of ilie luirk I'unke, nrrr
urrulgned for Ihr murder of Axrl
lIunBeii, a nnllor, In IIII.S.
A thrrt-foot nuiliogun; rtill In
"if "Id KnRlIdh ?() Ic (Jivk unn con
atructed for (lie iriul by order of
?Judge Hnugli. The proaprellvc
Juror* were nuked If they liud ever
read len tnles; If tliey nrrr npponed
to cnpltal punlahmetit. nnd whether
I hey rrnllced thnt If the defendant*
**ere found guilty tlicy would he
executed from n giillowa liullt froin
the roof of the courthnune.
Till* rn?r l? "?nld to he the flrnt
of Itn kind In inunj RrnrrutloiiK,
nn Hllrmpt being mnde to conform
with the ntmoMphere of the Indict
ment governing the protection ot
the United Slntr* wen men on the
high wen*. It in alleged thnt C'ap
tuln I'rdrMon nnd hla won Impris
oned nnd forced oierboarrl the *ca
rnun, llanaen. refiulng to nllow any
of the crew to anve him.
Units or Eightieth Division Will
Cover Shorter Route Than
Mile Will .Move From Boulevard and
Disband hi Capitol Square?H. W.
Hllcrson Confers With Officers or
KiKhtictli Division.
Forty-five hundred men Of the Klght- ^
lot)) Division will parade through the
11roeis of Richmond on Thursday for ,
Me third great welcoming demongtra
tion which the city nits accorded her'
overseas fighting men, according to
plans flxr.j upon at Newport News on I
.Monday in a conference between a del
egation from the general Jubilee com
mitter. headed by H. \v. Kllerson. and
oflicers Of the division.
\S idespread protests against a long :
toreed march in such sweltering neat
as the troops en? ountered on last Fri
day resulted in the final determina-tion
of the men arranging the parade to
tut it down appreciably. In length In
accordancc with this decision, the line
of march will begin on Thursday at
the Junction of the Boulevard "with
Monument Avenue, and end in Capitol ?
. w IVi*, some ?l?*<dal cerenionv
probably will be held
llnnten Demobilization.
It is said that the men, in a vote at
t'he n-.r^e? U"?n ,he desirability of i
? Parade, went on record as favor
V provided !t was not too long
?n kl ul,11 would not delav their He
nobliira tlon L'pon assurance from
<?enoral Adelbert Cronkhite tnat it not
only would not keep them longer In
tamp, but would actually hasten their
,l"l'feVhr,> "W. l? ,hc Paraded j
l n M of t he division Which will
march here are the entire Threv Hun-,
dred and Seventeenth Infantry Coin
;.an,"s i??d M of hc Throel Hundred I
"" v7^^:n,h- lh,> Three Hundred
2r. ,.r ; th ' Sanitary Train and )
? ^ ' ra ?'?? ? Mnall unit-.
"?trade llcgln* at 4 o'clock,
'i ha nian H. \v. Ellerson. of the gen- !
?or ! l8suert :t statement ye",
terdaj. following the conference" ?t
ierw^.?ul fws- which lie said tha- '
tentat.xe plans call .'or the arrival of
he troops in Richmond between 11 ami
*;?rVlT i- :V^.,,hat th- P^ade wiM ,
'omo,?? ?>?>? >".? ff
th'eIrSr.va?ber^ K H"d,?n president of
iv* r?',ea,?v*
frelinghuyaen is'ts for Invcsli-1
galion of Acts of Alien
Properly Custodian.
' n ? ?' ^-oelated Prr.-? i
^ ASHINGTON. June *' .
firm at ion of Attorney-General Pa lm e r
?as held up today in the Judiciarv
committee upon objections h<- Senator
?relinghuysen. Republican. New Jersev
to acts of Mr. Palmer while alien prop- !
ert> custodian. a subcommittee wa?
appointed to investigate and report. I
This subcommittee. composed of
senators Dillingham. Strung an.i Fail
Hepublican :>ru overman and Walsh I
I'emocrats. was appointed to conduct'
the investigation.
The determination to inquire into
the Alness of Mr. Palmer to occupv
the Attorney-CJeneral's office shatters i
another time-honored precedent of thel
Senate. Occasions have been rare i
upon which there has been even the!
slightest question made of any selec
tion made by the President for his
own Cabinet. As a rule every name
?em In t'.ie Senate for a Cabinet posi
tion is confirmed without delay.
Drmneratie l.cnder (inri to l'nlverslt.r
Hospital Front Rrrnkdown
Due to Overwork.
(Special to The Times-Dispatch 1 ?
Thomna Staples Martin. Democratic I
minority leader in the United States I
Senate, entered the I niversity of Vir- I
sinir. Hospital today for treatment fol
lowing a breakdown due to overwork, j
11:? physicians have ordered a com- '
plete rest, saying that it will be some j
time before the Senator's health can I
b3 sufficiently restored for him to re- j
si'me his work in Congress.
?Sent to Supprenn Knrnty Uprising In
Region of Vlndl vostok,
Dispatch Snys,
IX>NOON, June 2.?American troops
are active against Bolshevist forces
in the region of Vladivostok, savs a
dispatch from that city late this even
ing. I he Americans worre sent to
suppress an uprising, the dispatch
Norway Decline* to Agree -?> Knter
Illoekade Should Oermuny Re
fuar to 8lgn.
(By As?aclnted Prexs.J
PARIS. June 2.?-Norway has refused
to join in a blockade Germany In
case the German delegate, refuse to
sign the peace treaty.
Supreme Court Passes on In
creases Ordered by Burleson
and Railroad Administration.
Opinion Affects Litigations ;
Which Have Been Instituted
in Forty States.
I By Associated Ptoks 1
WASHINGTON', .fune 2. ? Increased j
railroad, telephone and telegraph rates
ordered by the railroad administra
tion and by the Postmaster-General, j
respectively, were sustained today by
the Supreme i.'ourt, which held that !
the war power conferred by Congress ,
upon the President included sweeping
control over the railroad and wire ays- |
tom.?, with "supreme and conclusive-'
authority to fix intrastate rates.
ThoBe questions were decided in two
opinions rendered by Chief Justice'
White, the "tie relative to the railroad i
rates beln* unanimous, while Justice'
Krandeis dissented 'r. the telephone
and telegraph decision, but without I
rendering a separate opinion. The
opinions affect litigations which nave ,
been instituted in about forty States
and which involve the validity of both j
rate orders.
Injunction* Are IllMiolvrd.
As a result of the court's opinion, !
injunctions restraining the director
4en>-r '1 of railroads from enforcing an
order increasing freight and passenger
rates in North Dakota were dissolved.
The court also upheld the ditsr. issal of
proceedings brought by Massachusetts
State authorities to prevent intrastate :
telephone rates in that State being in
creased and set aside Injunctions pre- J
venting advance of telephone rates in
South Dakota and telegraph rates in j
Illinois. In addition, the court also:
?iHmissed an original suit brought by |
the State of Kansas against the Post- ;
master-General seeking to have the
-ates prescribed l?y him in that State,
declared unreasonable and to prevent I
?hem from being made effective.
Control I'ndrr War I'otvem.
In deciding the cases, the court held i
that the resolutions under which the j
government took o\er control of these j
utilities, together with the President's '
proclamations and the railroad control
act gave the United States "complete
possession and control" under the war i
oowers, ami that Congress had a right
to confer these powers upon the Presi- .
'"On the face of the statutes." Chief!
Justice White said, in deciding the
railroad case, "it is manifest that they
were in term? based upon the war j
power, since the authority they pave
arose only because of the existence of
war and the -ight to exert .?uch au
thority was to cease upon the war's j
termination. To interpret, therefore. :
the exercise of the power b> a pre
sumption of the continuance of a State'
power limiting and controlling the na- ,
tional authority was but to deny its
Admit* (irnunfia for Contending;.
"Although it may be conceded." the
Chief Justice said in the telephone,
case, "that there ts son.'" ground for 1
contending, in view of the elements of
authority enumerated in the resolu- I
tion of Congress that there was power
given to take less than the whole if
the President deemed it best to do
so. we are of the opinion that au- ;
thority was conferred as to all the j
enumerated elements and that there ]
was hence a right in the Ptesident to i
take complete possession and control !
to enable the full operation of the I
lines embraced In the authority."
.Members of Congress regarded to- |
?lay's opinions with interfst and de- j
? ?lared the court's views would aid '
them greatly in formulati'ic ? ire and ;
railroad legislation. The Senate In-'
terstate Commerce Committee met to- j
day to consider the resolution ?*? Sen- !
ator Kellogg, of Minnesota, providing ]
for the repeal of the act under which i
the wires were taken ov?r and for the '
return of the properties to private
ownership on June 30. The commit
tee expects to report f*vor;?ply to
morrow a measure providing for the
turning back of the wire system*.
tension* in Blackstone Will Be Ad
dressed by llev. I-'lournoj and
Itev. I.ainbeth.
[Special to The Times-Dispatch. J
Virginia annual Bpworth l.oacue Con- i
ference of the Methodist fipiscopal
Church. South, will convene in Black- j
stone June 5 and close June S.
The league has been asked to raise in
five years $15,200 of the S3SO.OOO which
| the parent organization is expected to
i raise for work in Africa, home and
! At the meetings it ere this week the
president, Rev. R. R. Proctor, will pre
j side. Rev. I,. S. Klournoy, of Rich
| mond. and Rev. G. H. l^ambeth. editor
' of the Richmond Christian Advocate,
[ will be among the speakers.
j New Cabinet Reported to Have Been
Formed. lteplncl>i? Soviet
I Bv Associated Press. |
| PARIS, June 2.?Vienna dispatches
j received here through Rasel. Switzer
i land, as the Bolshevist regime in
j Hungary is nearing an end
| The New Vienna Tagblett says a
| Cabinet, headed by Herr German, who
was Minister of Commerce in the Cabi
net headed by Count Michael Karolyi,
has replaced the Soviet government,
and that Herr German has been in
j vited to Versailles to confer with the
| entente representatives in regard to
I the Hungarian situation.
j A. Garner Smith and ficorge Hull l.oae
I.Ives* When llowbiint
CAPE CHARLES, VA., June 2. ?When
I a boat, in which they were rowing
j with two companions capsized. A
] Garner Smith, aged twenty, and George
J Bull, aged nineteen, were drowned yes
terday In the Pungoteague Creek, near
Hoggs' wharf.
Smith lost his life in rescuing Toby
Mears. a lad of twelve, Just as the. boy,
who was one of the occupants of the
boat, was about to drown. After Smith
had landed the boy in safety, he fell
Into the water from exhaustion.
Drink Deadly Polaon.
[By Associated Tress.)
j WINSTON, N. C., June 2.?-Helen Sav
? age. aged flftoen, while a school here
today, drank a deadly poison from ar.
I ink bottle, dying two hours later.
Mass-Meeting Advocates Denial
of Admission to League
of Nations.
Resolutions Adopted Calling
President to Demand Justice
for Jews.
Strong insistence that Poland be 1
denied membership in the league or
r ations until she can apply for admix- I
>">n u:th hands clean of the blood of!
Jews, spilled in the spirit of religious
oppression, and avarice, met with a
storm of approval last night from
hundreds of Jews and (Jentlles. a?- ?
sembled in the auditorium of the Jon:,
Marshall Mi?h School ,o protest against
the blood thirst.% attitude of the Poles
toward the minority race.
Kvery denunciation of Premier I
I .iderewski, and each speaker selected
the leading political figure of Poland i
as a target of criticism. brought the i
packed h-.use to it- fret In-a prolonged1
demonstration of hostilltv nr I i
Karp referred to him as "the most
??olossa 1 liar in history and as Lnfit
t> assoc.ate with human beings."
PrrnM-utlon Dur to firrrd.
,J' , Practically unanimously
, R Persecution of t he
t' n, iW |,?t",lation s flup ??< so much
to animosity toward the Jew for hi*
h? L ?<? lust for the p-opertv
he has acquired throuKh h isines's
orsmen "0f poS3eiR'*(l >>'s perse.-ut
The meeting closed with the iirian:
it.ous adoption of resolutions call nc
upon President Wilson and the peace
conference to take such steps as >nali
Poland* I?' Jewish population of
loland. Routnanta and other Kastern
Kuropean countries enforceable guar
tlcal r;?h,f,U" C1VM> roiie ',Us
Indignation was expressed "at the '
unspeakable atrocities." and the gov
ernment was respectfully requested ?o
use its Rood offices to bring them to
?in immediate stop and to prevent their
occurrence In the future. The?e r^o
lutlons will be sent to President \V:I
son and the American peace delega
tion, through the State Department
ana to Congress.
Mootasrue S pen km for President. <
drn\o"stration greeted the'
'1''" " , of Representative Andrew ,
?.m ???? M,?1nlaKUC tha: President Wll
l",,d ""equivocally that he will
. consent to the recognition of
h#i to " . of nations until
rej??,assure? ?r ful' rights to the!
i-rJv. noPUlat on- He added that,
were he in Paris, he would take the
same attitude as the President, and'
would accept no compromise.
"ouB,n? Freeman advocated the
0 >, ,riuan marines from
Manzig and the closing of the nort
Po,and persist in the course
- le Is pursuing with regard to thc\
treatment of Jews within th.c coin-1
liabhl Kdward x. Calisch. who pre-'
sjded and introduced the speakers de- I
B M of R rM,? '?P,r,|t ?f ,llC A'?erloani
Bill of Rights, giving to everv man
the privilege of worshiping God ac.
dictates of his own con
science, is not included in the coven i
an, of the league of nations as V
'for". V0*\,aml P'^ded for such a
It there 1>ub!lc ?P'nion as will place i
t'hanlN Proyer for Dead.
!!.'? pf dfP Pathos was given'
Pfthhl^Mi Ul<? rendition bv
i? u e n n e d o flf Of the "K1 Molav
Thfs chin." ,.or l,rn>er for the dead.!
, . 'hunt Is given only on verv spe
cial occasions. As the rabbi proceeded I
he breathed into it the depth of his
hi* r,Pola!wfSS R'i thp. pliS?" of his racei
vfciTu i tl,e audience was i
visibly sympathetic. Hardly a drvl
e. e was to be seen in the audience !
and women sobbed audibly. '
Governor Westmoreland Davis was.
to have been on the program, but was
Prevented by an engagement out of
''"A J',% sem a letter of recret
and wished the cause much success
or. Anderson'* Letter lirnd.
,. 'v"' hi<v R Anderson, of Richmond'
it li5e'h.?S called out of Richmond I
1-s'.'"O'nenl, but mailed to i.r '
? alisch a letter ;K which he ?aid '
among other things.: -aia.j
"It stems to "me thar Americans
w ithout regard to creed, should let I
their voices be heard in condemnation :
of such outrages as are belnjr com"
milled against the Jewish people It!
is particularly ungrateful for those I
who themselves h.-.ve been the bene-'
ficlaries of the world's favor to r?- 1
?'h V merciless cruelty toward!
the unfortunate within their midst
Americans cannot afford to keep silent
in a nay like this, and should gtve I
unmistakable evidence that those who I
hUe?%rup^r -arfls a"< ?"a? hU.5S[
' """'er-Prop"""!" of Knem? T)eleirntm
Mnd Kittle ( onniderntlon From
Allied I'oweri.
I Bv Associated Press. 1
PARIS, June 2 ?The reply of the !
allied and associated governments to!
the German counter-proposals. the
Kcbo de Paris declares, will be handed i
! ft,??unl t?V?w|.Prockdorff- Han tzjuT on
? i5, ' wl" constitute a refti?ai
of the German proposals. The Oer- !
,,"?.ns- the newspaper adds, will be :
told they must either accept or re- i
fuse the allied conditions before June i
Referring to opposition in the United i
t'eclf8 )? \h ,enKiUf u'f nallo"S. Robert -
t ecil, of the British peace commls- !
sion said today it would be deploral>le !
f at the end of the peace conference
^omething should happen to mar the
glorious record of America in the war
see it suggested in some places"
said Lord Ronert, "that the I'nite'd!
i,!a,.1s s1hoiJ1<' n",1 accept membership
in the league of nations because tt
might .n vol ve some sacriflco of na
tional sovereisrnty. It would be fool- <
ish to deny that If nations are to I
make ;.ny organization for peace each
of theini must be content to modify in
some degree. however slight its
liberty of action. That is the inevit
able result of co-operation, and I do
not wisn |o underrate the sacrifice
"But, after all. nothing that is
worth doing in this world can be done
without sacrifice."
Fire Originating From Spontaneous
ConibiiHtlnn <"hum>? I,oh* ?f Si'(K) -
<H>0 nt Norfolk.
[rty Associated Press.]
NORFOLK. VA? June 2.? Fire
originating from s]>ontaneotts combus
tion In a cotton warehouse here tonight
started a blase that entailed a total
loss of approximately $200,000. Four
firemen were overcome by the fumes
inside fhe building and two sallora
were Injured when a motor iruck ram
med a lire engine In front of the build
Bill Providing Return of Railroads
Contains Many Important Changes
"WASH IN CiTO.V, Junr 2.?Chair
man Hni'Ii. of, I bp Houm Intrr
Mnte nnd Korclun Commcri'f Com
mittee, lodnj- Introduced hi* bill
riuliod)lnR the IrKlnlntlon believed
t?? be nfcowiury to xnfrKimril Ihr In ?
IrrrxlK of the govrrnmcnl. the puh
llc nnd the corporation* Ihfnisclvrii
in the return of tin* railroads to
their private owner*. Senator I'oin
errne, llrmorrnt, of Olilo, Introduced
a companion bill In tbe Senate.
The bill provide* for many Im
portant chanter* In tin* In tern t a to
rsmmrrre not. Through ? general
kt rr nulbo nlng nnd extension of the
ponrr of the Interntnte t'ontmeroe
Comnilnolon. It |m doslKiiod to pre
serve nil I ho ndvntitngcn nni) bone
lit* of nnlllod eontrol. If al*o rnr.
rle* provision* < ?? relieve the enr
rler* of tlio conflicting re*( riot Ion*
Imposed by Stnto authorities.
'i'he level of interstate rnte* tin
der Kedernl control will continue,
until the proponed mennure I* alter
ed liy the 'Interstate Cam merer t'om
minsion. which In Riven authority to
liicrenne or reduce Iheui.
The prlnolpnl things nought by
the proponed legislation nre:
I. The development of Inland
unlfr transportation.
'?. Authority In the Interstate
I'onimerep ('i)mnilMlnn In fix dlvl
hIoii of rntes hrHvecn cnrrlrr*.
The perloil of nuxpriixlon of
Nrhrdulm of rnlm If nhorlenfd.
I. Consolidation nml pooling of
frclKhl nn?l rnrnlnK" to he nllowrd
tinder the riiitd eotitrol of the com
nt ission.
Improvement In car ser\ice.
i n t cretin ngrnhip equipment: joint
line of term I mi I?.
II. \'o nridltlons or extensions or
con* t rurl lonii of new lines without
the consent of the ennimlsNlon.
7. The "IrnnsnilNslon of Intelll
Keiicp" iis nlYccted l>) wire or wlre
li'ss Hjslenis to lie more fully placed
under the commission.
X. t'milticls between Kcderat nnd
Stole jn rlsil let Inns to lie ndJiiNted.
J?. The enmmlsslon to he given full
control over stock mid linnd Issues.
It), t entrnli/.ntIon of control to be
diminished h.v mnklnft It unlawful
for nn.t person to hold tlie position
of officer or director of more tiinn
one carrier, unless such holding
slinll tin vp lieen authorized liy the
commission. \or would nny officer
or director he nlloueil to receive
nny flnnnclnl lienellt through the
negotiation or sale of any securities
of Ills road. \loinllotis of these
provisions are heavily penalized.
Strikers Arc Demanding Keinstate
nient cif Dozen Employees Who
Were Discharged.
It Is Beginning of Knd for Post- j
nuister-(ieneral Burleson, Ways
Vice-President of Telegrapher's ?
L'nion, in Speech.
i Uy Ast-oriate'l Press, i
ATLANTA. June *2.?Telephone em-I
ployees, chiefly operators on the local >
switchboards of the two companies!
here, went on strike today, demanding: j
j reinstatement of about a dozen work
| era who. they assert, have been rtls
j charged for union activities
A. F. Joiner, spokesman for the
j union, said i>90 young women operators!
and 180 male employees of the two
[companies were out tonight. .7. Kpps i
Brown, president of the Southern Bell I
Telephone and Telegraph Companv
which controls the Atlanta Telephone
Company, said late today that 12~, em-i
ployees had walked out. These, he said I
were 117 young women six men and.
two boys. There are approximately i>no I
operating-room emplovees in the' two
telephone companies and about .100 !
clerks. Mr. Brown said.
Strike TVol \nt (on-Wide.
The strike had been threatened as
one which would Involve union tele-;
graph anil telephone workers through- ?
out the country, but President Konen-!
kanip. or the Commercial Telegraphers'
in Ion o. America, announced in Wash-?
ington today that the strike would be !
localized to teiephone employees in At-!
lanta for the present.
"It's fight to the bitter end." C F '
Mann, a vice-president of the tele- i
graphers union, asserted in a speech !
late today at a mass-meeting of those!
who quit work. "It's the beginning of!
the end for Postmaster-General Rurle- 1
son. 1 he added. He told the strikers!
they had the backing of labor tiir uirh- I
out the country.
Servl?-e In Continued.
Telephone service was continued dur- !
mc the afternoon, the companv ad-!
mittinp it was workintr under a handi-!
cap, hut saying it would continue to'
give the best service it could. Xo out-!
o'-town operators will be brought in!
s?id thC vacancies- President Brown 1
Post-office inspectors began to busy!
themselves today gettintr data from i
both sides in an effort to clear up the:
discrepancies. |
T Ry Associated f're.?< 1
WIXXIPEG. .1 line ?Hundreds of!
strike sympathizers and strikers, pa-i
rading the dowr.'.nwn streets today
tore a sign placed by the citizens' com-'
nnttee trom the Board of Trade Build-;
ing. Policemen and detectives pre
EVas.'? ">rc""! "?w,yi
Senator Mnpp to Preside ni SenMons
litch Opens TuiIajt to
UiaciiMn Problems.
,i^enal?.r Waltl_c': r' MaPP- author ni'
the 9. ate prohibition law for Vir
ginia. will preside at the rallv opening
today at 3 o'clock, in the Broad Street !
Methodist Church. Prohibitionists oft
national note wijl attend the ineetinc. i
The Be v. 11. D. Maclachlan. H I> ]
wi,l welcome the visitors. I?r. ?' \VI
" aif1_sl,.v u respond for the delegates
There will then follow a symposium !
on the results of prohibition in Vir- I
ginia. Rev. h. T. Welford, D n nf '
Newport Xews; ,1. Sidney Smith.' of
o?r? Thomas Senimes, of;
Richmond; Colonel .lames I >. Johnston I
will re'vuhr: n,AIrr Maf,p nf Accomac.' '
of the state 3 in their |
At niglil the session will hesin at s|
oilock. with the Rev. Or It H r'itt '
presiding, at which time the Rev I :
Sidney Peters, the prohibition commit .
s oner, will speak on "Law Knlon'e
" nt. and l?r. Ira l.andrith will
apeak on ??VVorid-Mouiul Prohibit Ion
America Will Lead the \Vorl?|."
Will Attempt FIlKht I'ron, \,.,v \ ?rk
Snn I'riinclnco With Inn
One Stop.
I My Ahyiclntctl Press |
WASHINGTON. June 2.-A record
hreakng ra,^continental flight from
Mineola Field. V V. to San Francisco
is to be attempted by the army air ?or
v'ce. The new Wright bombing plane
will be used. The schedule allows
fifty-one hours and twent v-eigh t min
utes. Only one stop Is contemplated
North Platte, Xeb., where the machine
would stay over night. I is expected
the start will be made this week. Cap
tain Roy H. Francis, a veteran aviator
will be In charge.
tier. Wllllfim A. Scott. I). p., H|,
Rev. William A. Scott D. D., who has
Just returned from Florid*, where he
spent Severn i months, wan reported
yesterday as being very ill at his home
in Staunton.
Seaplane Will He Disassembled and
Shipped Hack by
_ I
Secretary Daniels Says Trip Was
.Made in Interest of Aerial Science
and Valuable Data Will He Com
I By Associated Press 1
WASHINGTON. June 2.?The Ameri
can naval seaplane NC-4, which arrived
at Plymouth, England, Saturday, there
by completing the first transatlantic
flight, will not attempt a non-stop or
any other kind of a flight back to the
United States. Secretary Daniels ?=aid
today. The seaplane will be dis
assembled and shipptd to this country.
The secretary said the navy con
templated no attempt at a non-stop
trans-ocean (light in the near future,
as the navy did not desire to make a
spectacular showing, when not in any
competition for transatlantic flight
honors and did not favor "stunt" (ly
Xnvy fiesta on t.nurel*.
Secretary Daniels declared that the
navy is content to rest on its laurels
for the present, and that the NC'-4 will
lie brought hack to this country on
board the U. S. S. Aroostook. The crews
will return later on board government
The NC-4 flight was purely In the in
terest of aerial science, he said.
"After we have compiled all of the
data gatherer! during this flight, been
made confident by our mistakes and re
constructed our planes to conform
with the lesson we have learned, it will
then be titne to begin considering fur
ther experiment in transatlantic fly
ing. Until then we are satisfied," Sec
retary Daniels added.
Crew Mny Go to I'nrtn.
Asked If the crew of the. NO boat
would go to Paris, Secretary Daniels
said that they would go if "president
Wilson or Admiral Benson sent for
them. Otherwise they will return to
the United States shortly, and aviation
oflicials will begin the work of compil
ing the data contained and begin a
series of experiments in an effort to
place it in effect.
Experiments are now being conduct
ed with the 0 type of lighter-thun-air
flying craft, and it is possible that
when th; next attempt at a trans
oceanic tliglu does come, that one of
the big dirigibles will be used.
Messages of congratulation to the
navy upon the success of its exploit
were received today from King George,
of Epgland. the Brazilian Minister of
Marine, General Guglietnotti. in behalf
of the Italian army, and the British
air ministry.
Cases of Hall and Deputy
Inspectors Will Br Heard
September 2.
| H> Associated Press |
MANASSAS. YA . June 2.- Trial of
State Prohibition Inspector W. <Hall
and Deputies Harry E. Sweet. Sr.. W.
B. Dunleavy and J. H Sullivan for
murder, in connection with the killing
of Tla.vmond U. Shackelford and I.aw
rence D. Hudson, alleged bootleggers,
near Winchester on March 26. was
postponed until September 2. when the
case ?called tooi,v in prince Wil
1 am County Circuit Court here.
The Shenandoah Ovunty grand jury
r? turned Indictments on May 12
again?: Hull, Sweet, Dunlenvv and Sul
llvan. each being Indicted for the mur
der of Shackelford and for the murder
of Hudson, making eight indictments
in all
The case was removed from the
Shenandoah Valley section on motion
of attorneys for the defense, who ex
pressed doubt as to their ability to se
cure a fair and impartial trial for the
men there because of the state of pub
lic- mind.
Supreme Court IM?m ixnen \ppenl
Itrought h.v (ioverninent In \ Ir
Kinln Cnse.
I My /stndnteil Press |
WASHINGTON. June 2.?In disposing
of appeals brought by the government,
the Supreme Court today upheld Fed
eral court decrees dismissing an indict
ment charging Colgate Company,
manufacturers of toilet articles, with
violating the Serman antitrust act.
Under the Indictment, returned in
Virginia, the company was charged
with entering Into a combination with
wholesale and retail dealers to main
tain resale prices fixed by It which, i'
was claimed, suppressed competition
among those dealers.
Life of Attorney-General
Mitchell Palmer Attempt
ed by Anarchists.
Woman Slain, Many Injured by
Infernal Machines Through
out Country.
Washington Homo of Senator Swan
*011, of Virginia, Is Slightly "
Damaged hy Kvplosion.
I By A.tynrlAtod Press. |
ASI-fl N'GTON. June C.?Another at
tempted reign of terror, directly chiefly
against public officials who have been
active in their prosecution. wis
launched by American radicals shortly
before midnight Inst night.
A bomb explosion which damaged
the residence of Attornev-General A
Mitchell Palmer, in the fashionable
northwest section of Washington, but
which apparently resulted only In the
death of the bomb planter, were fol
lowed at intervals by similar ex
ploisions in seven other cities in a
belt extending from Cleveland to Bos
Bombs Intended by anarchist* for
men who had directed the force of
law against them pronounced sen
tences acainst radicals or Introduced
legislation intended to check their
machinations, failed in evorv case to
claim their victims. In several cases
however, families of public officials
and the public officials themselves ex
perienced narrow escapes. The death
toll of two taken in the Washington
and the Now ^ ork explosions recoiled
upon Instigators of the reign of ter
rorism, according 10 the first conclu^
slnns reached by ihe police. In some
instance., innocent pedestrians were
; Injured more or le.vs seriously.
Besides Washington. Cleveland and
] Boston, cities In which bomb outrages
I occurred were Pittsburgh. Paterson,
; -V J.. Philadelphia and New York
Boston. Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
i subjected to two separate ex
: plosions.
Senntor S,vnn*on'* Home Hnmnged.
! The similarity of the reports re
I celverl from the various cities recalled
; to authorities the May Day bomb plot
of a month ago. 1
i <-T,hue ??omb Planted under the steps
'1, 'moo Pn,fU,of lh" A,tor,,e.y-General,
i V. . ?Streel- 'n ihe fashionable
I northwest section of Washington.
I wrecked the dwelling, smashed in the
I ? i ?( adjoining houses for a
| block, but injured no one within the
1 Pamer residence.
i f! fo,c? ?' e\ pos ion was suf
, fHient to shatter window -lass in resi
?lenoes for a bio.-?: t,n e.uTi side of the
| . ,lo,"e. The residence of Sen
I OI" vi-*lnla. next door
? to thai of Die At tornex-General was
not badly damaged. was
literature 1* Found.
An empty suit case, found near the
? entrance, and a handbill signed -The
! pao/r worrto'i 'fh,,lri?" Pointed on red
SnS SAWJSi5^r?.!8?
I a. a laTe hour tonigliV * '
The remains of the man ...? -
I volved! ' " Was a passer-by in
Protect Other Officers.
.Instantly upon receipt of the news
? ?/-. 5-,e attempts on the lives of other
men in other comnuinlt ioa
Major Pullman ordered special truards
sent out to the residences of Cabinet
officers and prominent men in the
; government. lne
' f,;V.Ti l'a'Pn,r and other members of the
family were at home, but escaped anv
Injury, though the front of the resU
j dence almost collapsed with the force
of the explosion They were on the
J 'the time Preparatory to retiring at
? So thoroughly was the cornse of ?>,?
man killed scattered that >mrtreo!>* i,a <
? difficulty in ascertaining whethiV onS
7T.*? Vers?ns ,11"' involved
also ? separate firearms were
! .??? .?? OMO an automatic pistol
j ?lH(i the other a revolver.
( n> Associated Press.]
NEW VORK, Jti?e 2. ? A number of
, persons were Injured late tonight when
; nn Si .I"1* (,La! I-exington Avenue
i an<l Sixty-seventh Street, according to
i ^ P0?9 received at police headquarter*.
: s,."n* nw was hastened to the
The explosion was In the home of
j Jutlge ( harles C. Nott Jr.. of the Court
; ? General Sessions. Two persons we*e
! reported to have been killed
i iand Mrs. Nott are not In the
cit> i?ne of the bodies found in the
i basement Is thought to be that of the
man who planted the bomb. Accord
i i?nin 1? th? Pf,'io<>- one of the persons
killed was an elderly woman, believed
! rv? .'.ave been the caretaker in Judge
j Notes residence. ""???
j At the New York offices of the
i Bureau of Investigation of the United
I States Department, it was stated that
? up to a late hour no instructions had
j been received to start Department of
Justice agents at work on the plot.
i By Associated Pros* |
: ,i RO?XOV- &""? 2 ?The home of Jus
I I. ,A,,be.rt J" Hayden. of the Boxbury
[ Municipal t ourt. at ll Wavne Street,
was severely damaged by an explosion
of unknown origin shortly before mid
i night tonight. No one was In the
, house at the time, the judge and hi*
family being at their summer home
at the seashore
j The explosion evidently was in
ternal. as there was little exterior
i damage. The Interior was badly
-vrecked. All windows were broken,
"here no lire The police said
that If a bomb had been planted It

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