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17. H. voRKCAST Today?Fair and continued cool. To morrow? Fair and slightly warmer. High est temperature yesterday. 72; lowest, 62. THE WASHINGTON HERALD < The Net Circulation of This Newspaper Yesterday Was 41,707 1 ALL THE NEWS ?all the time?telegraph, cable and local newt?ii found in The Vlashiofton Henid ?brightly and briefly told- most up-to-tb? minute news pictures every day. NO. 47a-? WASHINGTON, D. C? SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1919. ONE CENTJSJ^S EUrwheff Twt Grata. GEN PERSHING HAILED B Y CHEERING CITY Grocery Storekeeper Murdered on Lamont Street Simon Miller Shot Down By Unidentified Person; No Motive Known for Killing Brother Hears the Fatal Shot and Rushes Downstairs to Find Grocery Keeper Dying Of Bullet Wound in His Neck?Victim Dies at Garfield Hospital. Simon Miller. 30 years old. proprietor of a small grocery store at 1001 Lamont street northwest, was shot through the neck by an un identified person at 10:30 o'clock last night while behind the counter of his shop and died later at Garfield Hospital. The police, up to an early hour this morning, were unable to ascer tain a motive lor the shooting. Samuel Miller, brother of the dead man. heard a single shot fired. He was on the second floor of the two-story brick building. Rushing downstairs, he found his brother lying unconscious on the floor of the kitchen, which is :n the rear of the store. Itiihhrry \?t thr Motive. "? HloiHi tracks leading from behind tin <-ou:!t?*r to the kitchen were e\i ilfnot' that "Miller had !?eeii shot while i: the stoiv. The police arrived .shortly after the cib.ie. following an excited call from neighbors. wh?> had heen attracted by screams of the victim's brother. 11 wa.i immediately ascertained thai r..bbery wa. ? not the motive Tor the shooting when JT.7 was found in Mil ler's pocket and n considerable sum ir the cash drawer. When the police arrived the dead r.an's brother was frantic. He was ' ;<? tempting to tear the hair from his head and was screaming incoherentj imprecations on the person who had shot his brother. The police had dif- | f.culty in quieting him enough to learn ' what details he knew. \? strnncrr Seen in Store. According to Samuel Miller, the last Person he knew to be in the store was another brother. Isaac, a grocer, j do:ng business at 1lN> Sixth street, r out h west Mii b-r declared that Isaac left the i store j minutes before the shooting. ^ and b*' went upstairs leaving Simon t :ri the store io finish th?* night's busi- : l??-:-S. Samuel. according to bis story. was lit.dressing to retire when startled by the shot. *ereumM \ttrart Nri*hb?M. \ moment later he was downstairs t*> see his brother sprawling on his hack on the kitchen floor. He st reamed, he said, and shortly neigh bors. attracted by weird yells from the little store, were rushing in. They found Samuel frantically cry-: ini; to his unconscious brother to ' sp? ak A cil! wa? >??111 immediately for the ; police and an ambulance. The police j atrol of the Tenth precinct arrivtti in short order and the wounded man was conveyed to Garfield Hospital. He leached there at 10 50 o'clock, and died I 1.". minutes later, without having re- ? gained consciousness. Three Detectives on thmt. A hole was torn through his neck. ' I The diagnosis of the Garfield phy- ' sicians was that he bled to death. Up to an early hour this morning the shooting was a complete mystery. Headquarters detectives Scrivener. Kelly and Davis, at work on the . case, had been unable to find a single plausible clew. GARY IS BOLSHEVIKI, THUNDERS MORRISON iKtroit. Mich . Sept. 1*?"Judge fc.i-f bcrt H. Gary is the biggest I. W. W. | in the country." said Frank Morrison, ? secretary of the American Federation of Labor, in an address today before the convention of the United Brother-, hood of Maintenance of Way and Railway Shop Laborers. "The L W. \\. has no foothold, no> s> mpathy and no hearing with the American Federation of Labor." gala Morrison. "The I. W. W. stands for unrest. Its philosophy is the same as ' 'that of the steel trust." Treaty Is Ratified By Commons of Canada Ottawa. Ont.. Sept. 12.?After a session that lasted well into the night, the Canadian House of Cotf mofts ratified the peace treaty early today. The motion for approval of the pact and the covenant of tho league of nations passed without a dissenting vote. The vote of approval followed the defeat of an amendment proposed by "W. S. Fielding, one of the strongest opposition leaders. The rote, strict ly partisan, resulted in a govern ment victory by 102 votes to 72. Marriage *t Hern don. ? lirrndon. Vit. Sept. li-Mr. Wilms T>. McNair and Mlsa Virginia Nickel), both of Hamdon. Va.. were married ? at the home of the bride on Septem ber 11 at 3 p. m. by the bride's uncle, the Rev. G. W. Nickel L The couple left on h bridal trip to New York. Xhey will live at H erode el LENINE VISITOR OPPOSES PACT Bullitt. Who Quit the Peace Commission, Testifies for League Foes. W i 11 mm c. Bullitt, who was sent ; to Russia by t hi Peacc Commission ' and returned with a proposition to} make peace with Lenine. was a wit ness yesterday before the Senate.' roreisn Relation." Committee. Bul litt told how he resigned when J President Wilson refused to accept the soviet plans for peace. Opponents of the treaty were heartened by Bullitt's allegations I of what happened in .Paris, but I were somewhat 4owncakt after I was revealed that Bullitt was a*-1 sociated with Lincoln Stiffens on I the trip to Russia. Kullitt made these charegs. President Wilson's own advisers in Paris told him the peace treaty was utterly i>,d ind the leairue of nations v.orthV? >. rhev arivised aim that if the Ameri can pcoplo ever learned all about the treaty and what it lets the United States Into. they would speedilv re ject it. They told him that Article X. of the league of nation.- covenant would ah. I solutel\ den troy t'.ie Monroe Doctrine. ' and would permit the nations of Eu i""*' interfere n American affair*'. Tel !?? About Negotiation**. Bullitt went iiiio details of the ne gotiations conducted .by Steffens arid himself for the declaration of an armistice with the Bolshevik forces in Russia. He was sent* to Russia by the President after the Russian rulers had deHined the President's plan for a conference on the island <>f Pnnk'po " he was directed, he said, by Secretary Ijansing and Col. House to get from Lenine and Trotzky their terms ot peace. "I was instructed to jr<> to Moscow i and see Lenine and Trotzky and get! back within a week if possible," Bui- | litt said. I brought back with me the terms proposed for an armistice, which were seven in number, among them being the following: The lifting1 ot the blockade which the allies were | maintaining against Russia; non-in-j terference with the affairs of the local ; Svi? ts; the reciprocal right of the I members of the Soviet to enter the! allied countries, thn release of all war and political prisoners; the withdrawal of all allied troops; the guarantee that i Finland and other nationalities which j had been made free should be com-1 pelled to help pay Russia's debt: and! the general reduction of the country' to a peace footing." Denfe* Soviet Sympathies Bullitt denied that he was in! sympathy with the Soviet govern- i nient and declared he was distinct ly opposed to the radicals in Russia | as well as to those in the United i States. He said. however. that | Lenine was in a very conciliatory mood and was ready to make peace with the allied governments. Lenine, | he said, recognized the necessity of paying Russia's national debt and said he would see that it was paid. Bullitt resigned his place in the 1 Peace Commission after the Presi dent had rejected his proposal to make peace with the Soviet rulers. ] Soldiers Vote in Any Precinct. Trenton. N. J.. Sepr. li?Soldiers who carry honorable discharge papers may vote in any precinct in the com ing New Jersey primary election, ac cording to an opinion filed today by Attorney General McCran. with the Secretary of State. Accept Gompers' Plea for Truce Until After Wage Conference. ORDER IS RESTORED State Guardsmen. Backed By Naval Guard. Police The City. Boston. Sept. 12.?The policemen's union voted tonight to accept Samuel Gompers' proposal that they return to duty and appointed a committee to wait on Governor Coolidge and Mayor Peters in the morning to arrange for carrying out the suggestion. With the splendid work of the State Guardsmen, which has be come hourly more efficient, it was apparent early today that the strik ing policemen were playing a losing game. Lawlessness had been com pletely stamped out and in addition, public opinion wa:; determinedly crystallized against them Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, yes terday telegraphed an appeal from New York to both strikers and city officials of Boston to lay aside their grievances until the National Labor Conference called by President Wilson for October C in Washington. Gompers tirst telegraphed Mayor Andrew J. Peters, asking that the city withdraw for the time being the edict forbidding policemen of Boston from jining the American Federation of I^abor. At the same time Gompers appealed through A. F. of L. officials in Wash- j i ingjon to the policemen asking them to go back to their posts regardless of what the city officials do BRITISH TO ACT WITH U. S. MEN IN HONDURAS The revolutionary situation in Hon duras has brought Great Rritain to | believe she should be represented in ! the establishment of peaee in that country. The United States has the cruiser Cleveland at Puerto Cortez, where I sailors and Marines were landed at the request of the diploma ic corp.. It is stated that a British warship is t?? appear soon at Trujillo. It is a. sumed that there will be a con iVrence between the British and American commanders. It the British land marinp^ they will be expected to withdraw them when the disturbances affecting Brit ish interests are done. It is not im- J probable that the United States will j j.'*ep its Marines ashore until there | is ;i prospect that th>* government to I i be established will be acceptable to this government. U. S NAVY OFFICIALS STUDY BRITISH PLANS | Navy experts regard as very im- j portant the news that Grgat Britain I will build eight modern battle eruls- I ers and several auxiliaries for Alls- I tralia. ' Officials say this indicates the Brit- j ish Admiralty takes little stock in the ; belief that there will ever be any thing like world naval disarmament. I L Kight battle cruisers, to all intents and purposes. ar? ??ight dread naughts. naval officials say. Texans Take Precautions Against Threatened Storm Houston. Texas. Sept. 12.?Freight was moved out of warehouses in sev- j eral coast towns, according to mes sages received hero, and the people moved inland, fearing the Gulf storm will strike tonight The barometer fell three points In three hours. PERSHING AND VICE PRESIDENT AS SEEN ON THE AVENUE Housewives Score Senate Plan to End Food Quiz Women Throng Co-operative Stores to Buv Economically as Congress Threatens to Give Up Profiteering Investigation. Housewives of Washington, it was indicated last night, deeply resent the attitude of the Senate District Com mittee. which threatens to abandon further activity of its subcommittee named to investigate the high cost of living in the District. Consumers in the National Capital refuse to swallow the verdict handed out by the Senators who declare con sumers have not responded properly to their call for specific information as to profiteering in foodstuffs. "We have not stormed the subcom CIVIC CENTERS TO STAGE FAIR Central High School to Be Scene of Community Carnival. A carnival and country fair will be held tonight at the Central Hi?h School, under the auspkes of the community and civic center depart ment of the public schools and Gov ernment Recreation league. The fair begins at o'clock this afternoon. when the second annual track meet of the jnter-departmenta' teams will be held. Following the meet, supper will be served by the Rod Cross, and at 7 o'clock the pag eant will be presented, representing every civic center in the city. The Park View Community Asso ciation will present an Indian spec tacle under the direction of Miss Frances Fairley. Wilson Normal will have an Italian group, and Bast Washington will fur nish a Boy and Girl Scout group, ac companied by a band. Miss Elizabeth Keyes will repre sent the Thomson Community Cen ter in a series of Irish jigs and songs. Johnson-Powell Community has ar ranged a Hawaiian group, and the Chevy Chase Community will present a Dutch spectacle under the direction of Elizabeth V. Brown. Petworth will be represented by a Scotch group and Grorver Cleveland School will furnish gypsy fortune tellers. Following the carnival a dance will be held in the armory of the school, all dancers being in costume. Band Changes Location. The Marine Rand will not play at the White House today, but will give a concert at the Central High School instead. The Washington Sunday Herald A COMPLETE NEWSPAPER FOR 3 CENTS A COPT More Distinctive Features Better Printed and Funnier Comic Pages More Home News, More Telegraph News More Complete Reviews of the Theaters, Than Any Other Washington Paper mittee hearings because we did not know personal manifestations were expected of Us." This seems to be the consensu* of opinion among consumers gained last night from J. G. McGrath, director general of co-operative store proposi tions, and a host of women who are purchasing both the surplus army food and cut-rate products from co operative stores. Women Say Tbey Buy. Mrs. W T. Kenner, and Mrs. M W Goodrich, at the Postoffice In Park View, both said last night they had used considerable of the food sold in their community through the co-oper ative scheme and that they were en thusiastic over it. They pointed out that they were In a position to see scores r?f other women in the commu nity wflo depend on t*he co-operative store and surplus army food to save th*ir grocery bills from a prohibitive figure. Mrs. Bertha Mcintosh. ?01 P.irk road, has re-ordered consistently OONtijm Kl> OV PAGE TW'? BRITISH BEGIN ACTION TO WIPE OUT SINN FEIN Dublin. Sept 12.?Bodies of British ; troops, acting in nearly event- part of | Ireland, swooped down today on vnrl | ous .Sinn Fein headquarters, making i arrests, seizing documents and caus ing general excitement. Ernest Blythe and Padraico Keere. I members of the Sinn Fein cabinet, i were arrested in this city. Homes of j three other cabinet members. Count j Plunkett. Tom Kelly and Michael , Staine. were raided and documents j confiscated [ The raids were highly dramatic, j I hey were the result of concerted ac j tion and are considered to be the initial move of the government under yesterday's proclamation suppressing j Sinn Fein organization. jShidehara to Be Japanese Airbassador to U. S. Kijuro Shidelmra has been chosen, as Ambassjulor to the United States from Japan, it was announced at the ! Japanese Embassy here yesterday: he j was formerly vice minister of foreign ! affairs in the Japanese government, j and succeeds Viscount Tshii. ! Kijuro Shidelmra has been Minis ter to Holland and was formerly con nected with the Embassy here Viscount Ishii. the retiring ambas sador. left Washington some time ago It Is understood in official quar ters here that his reports on the probable attitude of this country toward Japan's actions in China were the cause of his withdrawal With Secretary I*ansing. Ishii drait ed the so-called I.ansing-Ishii agree ment relating 1o Japanese immigra tion British Ship Alhore. | Halifax. N. S.. Sept. 12.?The British | ship Chelston S. went ashore early to day on St. Pauls Island, near Cape Breton, but her position is not dan ger ous. Assistance was sent today from Sydney The vessel had sailed I for Holland out of Chatham, N. B. Demand for Seats So Great. The Authorities Held Lottery. Spokane. Wash.. Sept. 11?A cordial welcome was given the President at Spokane. where city authorities. De cause of the demand for seats. were compelled to hold a lottery The hold ers of the lucky tickets heard th?( President and the remainder of the people of this city of the "Inland Empire" gathered on the sidewalks. streets, window ledges and Are escapes on buildings along the line of march. The President spent only two hoars here, but Spokane made the most of every minute of his stay In opening his address President Wilson said there was an "element or personal bitterness' In the fight against the treaty and the league covenant "1 did not originate it," he said "It is not my handiwork. It origi nated out of the thought of men who have loved iustice and peace for ages." The President said he had. in fact, obtained his idea of a league chiefly from the utterances of Republican public men. He mentioned the name of former Senator Burton, of Ohio, as one of these, and declared he could mention others, but that ho "did not | want to mention other gentlemen by i name, for I would record them I against themselves." shouted a man from the j audience The meat of the President's address 1 'was an antagonistic analysis of the I ro:;ram of reservations as adopted by the Senate Foreism Relations Com- ; mittee. He went to some pains in at- \ t*?niptin*r to explain how Great Brit-: ain through her dominions had six votes to the one of the I'nited States. The vote of the Fnited States, he declared, could always be used as a reto. ? Because of this veto power," he, said. "1 look with perfect philosophy, upon the difference in number." I I hope." sax! the President, "my fellow citizens, that yon will not think of 19130 when you think of redeeming the world " Coal Miners Pay Honor To Memory of Mitchell Scranton. Pa.. Sept. 12.?From all parts of the great anthracite coal belt ! persons came here today to honor the ! memory of John Mitchell, leader ol the coal miners during the strikes ot ! If1'** and 1902. Funeral services for Mitchell were held in St. Peter's Ca 1 r'nedral During the solemn high mass oi j requiem, the Cathedral was crowded [ to the doors, while the streets :n the ! vicinity were thronged with thousands I unable to cain admittance. Darin? Robbers Terrorize New York Hotels and Store New York. S^pt. 1?.?A daring and successful holdup was carried out late today by five men. who drove in an automobile to the store of Harry Schmidt, Brooklyn, and made off with 56.000 in cash and Liberty bonds alter terrorising persons in the store >\ith revolvers. It was believed that the automobile i robbers probably were part of the gang whose operations early today (include! holdups in Sherman Square. ' St. Paul, Madison and Holland apart ment hotels. Capital Opens Its Arms To Returning Hero in A Triumphal Reception Thousands Pack Streets to Give Commander One of Greatest Ovations Ever Witnessed Here?General Speechless After Vice Pres ident Marshall's Address of Welcome. Gen. John J. Pershing received one of the greateM ovation? ever accorded an individual coming into Washington yesterday afternoon at 3:25 o'clock when he arrived at Union Station fresh from an "-ntfwm astic reception at Philadelphia. Washington, with its reputation of having one of the most cold and disinterested populaces of any city throughout the broad United States, dropped its mask of frigidity The warmth of the beginning of its reception to Gen. Pershing, in the form of cheering thousand." massed at the station, the shrieking of sirens and locomotive whittle*, and general acclaim, proved Washington's gratitude ro a fitting man ner to those who did the big job on the other side Parent* of "nil" M'n Ool. Gen. Pershing was met at the train by Secretary of War Baker and Gen. Peyton C. March. Chief of Staff, a kruard of honor composed of four com panies of the Third Cavalry, commanded by Maj. W. A. Black* stood at present arms. In the Presi dent's room of the station a formal reception was given him by Vice President Marshall, a Congressional delegation headed by Champ Clark, and the District Commissioners, head ing a group of citizens An outstanding feature of the rrowds was the prominence at ths .station of the seamed and care-wort faces of fathers and mother* who availed themselves of this opportunity to see tn 11 fe the strong features of the man who had guided the d?sttn?es of their boys in the titanic straggle Walks Tkrvsgt 1 Jrtmg Ia?r. 1 reced by Secretary Baker aad Gen. March. Gen. Pershing, followed by his chief of staff. Brig. Gen. Fox Connor, and his immediate a>des. CoL George Marshall. Col. J. G Qoekemeyer and Maj. J. C. Hughes, approached the en trance to the Presidential suite On coming into sight, there broke forth the strain of the "Star Spangled Ban ner" played by the Fifth Engineer hand from Camp Humphries. Upon coming through the wicket which separates the rorx-urwe from the train shed. Gen. Tcrshing walked between a solid lane formed by hundreds of cprls and young women from the War Department dressed in solid colors of red. white and blue. who. as he passed them, joined their voices tn tncreasinr volume singing the national anthem Pnrdrmonrlim Break* L/oo?e. The crowds voiced their welcme and enthusiasm in tremendous oat burst of cheers Cries of "Pershing." 'Black Jack.'' "Long Live Pershing." erreeted his appearance The main welcome ceremonies were held in thr Presidential suite. There the welcoming committee stood, ranged along the sides of the hall. In front of them, hundreds of little ones, their faces aglow with a timid expectancy stood ready to strew the patti with flowers. As the general, his staff, accom panied by Secretary Baker and Gen. March, entered the President's room, j pandemonium broke lose. The cries which had greeted him outside were renewed with increasing vigor Coming down the lane of human ity. the general, his facc wreathed in smiles, warded off with upraised arm. the flowers aimed at him by the children Reaching out. his hands rested caressingly on some Uttle forms. Sknkm Hnnd* with Marshall. Finally, with cap awry, his face | aglow, he reached the formal ie- i ception committee. First in line i stood Vice President Thomas R. Marshall, representing the Preai- I dent and Commander-in-Chief. Next ! to him were Commissioner Ix>uis Brownlow and Cel. Robert N. Har- j per. chairman of the reception com- f mittee. Vice President Marshall offered I his hand Gen Pershing grasped | CONTINUED ON r ACE TWO WHEN PERSHING CAME TO TOWN P?*htnE .nd hi CRT the Present*, mit^. r ?shor.l,?m Th(. ,v ?* ->??.nr the foorth ?oor ? e^ _ Man?e- , "? ^nlngham l,?s left S <- the comC ?;tW"c ??? "ow of the A t P ?f ?>* Ws of 1h, "7? ?"* rr-"?- - jz: z ^ mealr ir*?- .bon^M, h, ^ !!*" - ?"?? ~rwt? ?* * ?**?T ^ JLO** detail of , b^n-u "TvUr . ,' _? ?" ^ A bo? of Gen rvri*. Wa^ ?),*. -yi^4 i . *- model,,, by the ?^wf ,. ? Terr cock) Mkenec. * food father reported h , son to the TT? ?i . * Um?u s>?. ? " ? "?"?"?? ? ~ - VL-V,. J .. *V?hl0 Oo yon think Of htm*" "Oh. daddy.- the youn-rt. said with tear? of r?un*,rt*' ment to hi, ww ' "^?Ptx,1rt ?2TT1 . rroat battery ta he ,te?>, ? ? ^ Union Station no, of o-rtnaa *nd ?*- ^ cameraman fpoto the War nt ? '- ? antotaobfle ^ Picture fllm, of c ?-l "???*??? to Oen "?? rre^tM by the H^!!? m'? tnm P-?d ^Tk." UnJ?D 8Ua?? ?d a^n?'rk * -1"1t ,h, "?aUon te . army boirpitat ?? by a stalwart lnfantry -ith hi, left ^ '.? -r- with yon ?wu>er, ^ * _ "? ** ?"' y? ? n,? u T1om< oyer here. Jibore th* - - lnf 6onr ?f Tnlon Station, beneath, w>M ^ PrrsMn' P???J on M. ?. imphal entnr lnto u a,hln^? ^l^rftay. I? thl^ apt?rot>rta t? tn ?CrtptloB '*??<''??? in the arch Kon. -fc? the bulldlnr wa, "I-Bt all the end., thoo altne? a. thy ooontry, thy Oo<?> Be noble. ^ the noble nee, that Itee, (n nth? bDt "'?<r wm ^ ^ majesty to meet thine own - Policeman "AnAle" MeNen. h,m. " " necular of many j-ear, ?andin*. arvj who ? M>mng in the Flrat prwrtnct. held several receptions yesterday aft ernoon with youn? regulars -1* ?reed with Pershin*. What Was Pershing Thinking About As He Rode Up Pennsylvania Avenue? Guess No. i ? How he would some day ride through cheering crowds, up the same avenue, as the newly sworn tn President. Guess No 2?How some little trick of fate had made him the hero he is today. Guess No. 3?How long he would continue to be the na tion's hero. Guess No. 4?Hon Gen. Wood envied him Guess No. 5?How he will be able to escape kissinr girls. I Guess No. 6?How Grant felt on a like occasion. Guess No. 7?How soon will I get to eat.