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w “ALL THE NEWS ALL THE TIME“ VOL. XV., NO. 2023. JUNEAU, ALASKA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1919. MEMBER OF ASSOCIATED PRESS PRICE TEN CENTS PALMER SAYS GOVERNMENT WILL STAND PAT GERMANY MUST SIGN NEW PROCOTOL ALLIES DEMAND THAT GERMANY SEND DELEGATES TO PARIS TO SIGN A PROTOCOL CARRYING OOT THE TERMS FOR THE ARMISTICE &■' - WASHINGTON. Nov. 7—The State Department has released for publica tion a statement sent by the Allies to Germany declaring that the treaty would not be effective until Germany should execute all of her obligations assumed under the terms of the ar mistice, and additional argeements growing out of readjustment prob lems. German delegates are ordered to appear at Paris November 10 and sign a procotol to this effect. The agreement which the Germans .will be asked to sign asks Germany to deliver to the Allies floating docks, cranes, tugs, dredges, aggregating 400,000 tons, and five light cruisers and submarines and machinery, to make up for the fleet destroyed by the Germans at Scarpa Flow. Ger many, besides, must deliver other material to fulfill all of the condi tions which remain uncompleted. Provisions of the treaty which will become effective when the Qermans sign, and the treaty is declared ofll cvlally in effect aro: Destruction of unfinished German surface warships. Disarmament of ffuxlllary ships of war, four of which ares In neutral ports and now in charge of German caretakers. Delivery of all German military and naval aviation material, including dirigibles, except 100 unarmed sea planes to bo retained as a part of the German mine sweeping force. Destruction of the armament of all military forces situated within 501 kilometers from the German coast. Notification of the number, calibre and types of guns forming the arm ament of the land and sea fortresses which Germany is allowed to keep. Immediate dissolution of military and quasi-military organizations, as sociations or clubs in Upper Sile sia and the establishment of an in-, i ternational commission on the upper ' Silesia and an inter-allied occupation | of the country. | That no armed forces be main I talned or collected and no fortifica tions constructed on the left bank of the Rhine within a distance of 50 ki lometers east of the rivor. The handing over by the German government of the archives, regis tered plans of the properties ceded to Belgium by the treaty and the restitution of the documents of which the Germans took possession during their occupation. Immediate return of the archives, registered plans, etc., which concern Alsace-Lorraine. Return of property and interest of Alsatians and Lorrainers belonging to them on November 11, 1918. Reciprocal communications by the contracting parties of all informa tion relative to the dead. BOLSHEVIKI PLOT FAILS ESSEN, Nov. 7.—'Berlin newspapers claim they have discovered a com munist plot to overthrow the gov ernment and establish a soviet and become an active ally of Russia. Rus sian Bolshvlk! have been fomenting the plot. GENERAL STRIKE COLLAPSE BERLIN, Nov. 7.—The general strike planned here has collapsed. Troops have occupied the headquar ters of the independent Socialists who have been advocating the general strike. NEW HUNGARIAN RULER BERLIN, Nov. 7.—Vienna advices report that Archduke Otto, instead of a son of Frances Joseph, will soon be declared King of Hungary. Otto is seven years old and of the Hapsburg line. HUGO HASSE IS CALLED AWAY BERLIN, Nov. 7.—Hugo Haase, pre sident of the Independent Socialists In Germany, diod during the night. Haase died of -gunshot wounds re ceived when an assassin shot him. ALASKA SOLDIER IS MENTIONED FOR A MEDAL OF THE WAR SEATTLE, Nov. 7.J1-The Adjutant General's office is to give a diamond medal to the bravest Washington veteran of the foreign wars. Roosc velt Post suggests that C. P. M. Nelson of Seattle, who enrolled from Anchorage, Alaska, be given the modal. Nelson scorned mustard gas and carried wounded comrades through a fierce barrage fire to the hospital. GENERAL STRIKE IS THREATENED IN MEXICO ASSERT NEWSPAPERS LAREDO, Tex., Nov. 7.—Mexico City newspapers print articles claim ing that a general strike by Mexi can organized labor is threatened. THESE ABE DEAD AND TWO ABE DYING FROM EATING CANNED CORN WATERTOWN, N. Y., Nov. 7.— Mrs. Elmer Towner and two chil dren are dead and two other chil dren are dying as the result of preserved corn which they ate. MAURATO MIKAMI FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER KETCHIKAN, Nov. 7.-—Murato Makami was found guilty of murder In the first degree, without capital punishment, after two hours of de liberation by the jury. He was charged wtlh murdering a Chinese woman and baby at Petersburg. NATION-WIDE FAIR PRICES PROPOSED ON SHOES, CLOTHING, ETC. NEW YORK, Nov. 7.—A gov ernment conference ha# been called for next week to consider the establishment of nation-wide fair prices in clothing, hats and shoes. The purpose, so far a# outlined, is to adopt measures similar as those that prevailed during the war, with county and state and federal officers and boards co-operating to settle on and maintain a fair price on all such commodities. BANK MESSENGER MAKES A CONFESSION OF A FAKE HOLDUP Says That Companions Bound and Gagged Him for the $50,000 That is Missing From the Bank HELENA, Mont., Nov. 7—Charles Stevens, the bank messenger who claims he was sandbagged and robbed, has been taken from the ho» pital to jail here and charged with complicity in the disappearance of $50,000. Stevens claims that four ■men attacked him and took the pack age of money from him. This morning the bank messenger, who 1« 18 years old, confessed that he stole $50,000 from registered pack ages. He said his companions bound and gagged him to make it appear he had been robbed. AMERICAN NATION NOT MAKE CLAIMS AGAINST MEXICO WASHINGTON. Nor. 7.—It was of flclally announced today that the Am erican government will not make any claims baaed on damages for the kidnapping of Americans or the con fiscation of British property by Mex ico. unless negligence eh the part of Mexican officials Is clearly proven. SEEK TO o i OP LAWLESSNESS IN BOSTON POLICE STRIKE c State. Troops Answering Riot Cauls in Boston <©u.-u. 1 , ... , ' - 1 -- -.... The picture emphasizes the firm| stand taken by Gov. Calvin Coolidge who has just been re-elected Gov-j ernor of Massachusetts hy an over whelming majority, during the Itos ton police strike. Administration forces and those believing in the | enforcement of law and order ral- j lied to the support of the Governor in the elections held Tuesday. ! BELIEVE REDS ARE FIGHTING IN LAST DITCH ( Military and Diplomatic Observers Think the Red Regime is Practi cally Ended WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—Military and diplomatic observers here still hold the view that the Ilolshevikl re gime is ended and that the rods are now fighting with their backs to the wall. They believe that the withdrawal from Omsk by tho American hospital units and removal to Irkutsk of the same and governmental departments of the Omsk government, does not protend a general retreat of the anti-Bolsheviki Russians under Kol chak, but is pirely a local move ment to enable Kolchak to rectify his battle lines. The reported with drawal is attributed to the recent evacuation of the Czech troops from the Siberian front. REPORT FROM OMSK OMSK, Nov. 7.—Owing to tho men ace caused by the advance of Bol sheviki, Gen. Kolchak of tho Omsk government forces, has ordered the preliminary evacuation of Omsk by the American hospital units and gov ernment departments, not directly ne cessary for field operations. These will be established at Irkutsk. REDS ARE DESTROYED LONDON, Nov. 7.—Gen. Denikine, the anti-Bolsheviki Commander, re ports that a red division east of Khopf has been destroyed, and that 3,300 men were captured along with much war material. 1 RECRUIT FOR DEFENSE OF PETROGRAD COPENHAGEN, Nov. 7—It is re ported that tho Bolshevik! havo re cruited 80.000 from Potrograd to de fend tho city. Money is being used to recruit men from the Chinese. WANTS GUARANTEE GIVEN RAILROADS AFTER THEIR RETURN WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—The House committee on Interstate Com merce has agreed to recommend a government guarantee and federal compensation to tho railroads for a period of six months after the roads have been returned to the owners by the government administrator; also for the government to make loans to the railroads for a period of IS years at six per Pent interest. Brigadier general ^x^Governor " POLE,inCharye of Troops ^- 'CALVIN COOLIDGE PRESIDENT WILSON GIVES HIS VIEWS TO THE SENATE ON THE PEACE TREATY-VOTE IS TAKEN WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—Propped up In bed, President Wilson to day informed Senator Hitchcock, alter a conference regarding the Peace Treaty, that lie would be entirely satisfied witli any reservations the treaty supporters might feel justified in making, providing they did not nullify the purposes and objects of the League, and were designed to in terpret* the treaty terms. The President strongly approves of what already has been agreed to as a basis for a compromise. Unless a deadlock is reached, HitchctJck is planning on defeating the reservations offered by the Senate Foreign Relations Comintitee. In the first test of strength today on the committee's proposed res ervations, the Senate refused, by a vote of 48 to 40, to strike out pro visions which would require the acceptance of reservations by other powers. The Senate also rejected the amendments ottered by Senator King, Democrat, to make It possible for foreign powers to accept reservations merely by recognizing the United States as a party to the treaty. The Senate rejected Senator Month's proposal to require all four. In stead of three, of the great powers, to accept reser\ atlous. The mild reservations swung their support to the Administration Democrats on this vote. The first clause of the treaty reservations, drawn by the Foreign Relations Committee, was adopted by the Senate. This is a preamble re quiring three of the great powers to accept the reservations which might be adopted by the Senate. The preamble was only adopted, however, after repeated attempts had been made to amend it. EDWARD G. MORRISEY BUYS INTEREST OF STONE IN CHRONICLE KETCHIKAN, Nov. 7. — Edward Q. Morrlsey yesterday purchased the Interest of Bernard M. Stone in the Ketchikan Chronicle. .-- ' -f YUKON IS CLOSED DAWSON, Nov. 7. — The ! | Yukon Hirer was closed hy | Ice last Wednesday, to re- j main in the grip of winter I until the spring break-up. C m---■ COAL LEASING BILL BEING CONSIDERED WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—The Son ate and House conferees have begun the consideration again of the coal and land and oil leasing bill. STEEL STRIKERS ARE ARRESTED ON CHARGE OF DYNAMITING A CAR PITTSBURGH, Nov. 7. — Four steel strikers were arrested duping the night, charged with dynamiting a street car carrying steel workers. Caps threw the car off the rails. FOLLOWING A CABINET MEETING PALMER SAYS GOVERNMENT WILL NOT ABANDON INJUNCTION-A PERSONAL APPEAL BY GOMPERS WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—A special mooting of the Cabinet members this morning li mssed the ■ coal strike situation. ecretar Glass said si temvard th..t nothin1 was done. Attorney General Palmer conferred with -Samuel Gompers and Frank Morrison, of the American Federation of Labor, regarding proposals for the government to vacate Its restraining order. Palmer declared that the gov ernment stands firm for continuing the injunction as long as the strike lasts, for the protection of the people. STRIKE CAME AT A CRITICAL HOUR HARRISBURG, Pa., Uov. 7.—Attor ney General Palmer In addressing the State Fair Urieo Conference boing held here, declared that the coal strike came at a critical hour in the history of the nation. Ho said the tost was being made whether the government had the right to protect all of the people from national dis aster, which cou! I be inflicted by a single class group for Its own ad vantage. GOMPERS MAKES PERSONAL AP PEAL TO PALMER WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—Samuel Gompors, president of the American Federation of Labor, la3t night made a personal appeal to A Mttohell Pal mer, tho Attornoy General of the Unltqjl States, to dismiss tho court proceedings of injunction against the union officials. lie said ho would give his personal assurance' that the strike would end 48 hour after the restraining ordor was officially dis solved. WYOMING MINERS WANT TO RE TURN TO WORK SALT LAKE, Nov. 7.—It Is report ed hero that Wyoming union officials have gone east to demand the release of tho Wyoming miners from the coal strike order. They desire to bo loyal to the organization, it is said, but are anxious to return to work as the people are said to be suffering from the lack of coal. JUDGE AMES EXPLAINS MEANING OF INJUNCTION | INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 7.—Judge Ames, Assistant Attorney General to palmer, to fight tho dls-. lng of tho Injunction, recently explained that the restraining order does i effect any acts of the individuals n j union action which took r’ace prl to the Issuing of he lnjunc:.on. “There are three stages to the pro ceedlngs,” he said. "Tho restraining order Issued, the temporary injunc tion, application for which Is to be hoard November 8 and the perma nent order which probably will come up November 20. "The right of this Individual wr ik-j man to quit work Is not Involved by, tho proceedings, nor Is the general strike order Issued October 15. That general strike order will not be con sidered until tho Injunction hearing, as It .ill bn unfair to the unlo, to ask na' t re ind Its action will, ' out J\inc notlcu or an intention to roouest such an order. "The restraining order simply halts strike activities and Is specific In forbidding exchanges of messages of exhortation or encouragement or the issuing of further directions for car rvlng on the strike. It appli>- to •to in* of one Individual In ron tuncti ii with one or more othor Ind! vlduals” ‘ "Does It operate to provent ad «—-7 I I 1 AimiFwrT. breaks m» 1 I MEETTNO TTVTVFR TWF, NON-PARTISAN LEAGUE | SATAFFORD, Kana. Nov. ' I 7.— An audience broke no a ' meeting her" \ hen a aooaker I I for the Noe I* rtlaan League I attempted apeak. No one ! ' was hurt, although a num- I 1 her of people were roughly I handled. \l1 dresse- it mass meetings?” he was asked. “It i! replied Judge Ames. "It has a tru'd application to any con cei teu. act or thing calculated to aid or abet the strike.” SHORT ROASTS FOR GOV. HART SEATTLE. Nov. 7— President Short, of the State Federation o£ Labor In a statement today declared that Gov Louis Hart was an “open shopper. He said the Washington operators and miners know that only peaceful methods could end th* strike. He said vicious operators In favor of the open shop had Influ enced the Governor to issue orders to i ill out the national guard and to operate the mines. He said Hart was “a weak old man.” TELLS PEOPLE TO HELP THEM SELVES CHICAGO, Nov. 7.—Oklahoma I* demanding coal. Gov. Robertson o£ Oklahoma, in addressing the people, mid th? :a that the law of self pre servation came first and "to take any coal you can get your hands on.” More pa enge* trains are being can celled. CUTTING DOWN FUEL CHICAGO, NOv. 7—The Indiana Public Service Commission has de creed for llghtloss streets and has stopped all eelctrlc signs, In order to conserve gas and coal for heating and cooking where neceslary, owing to the coal strike. NOT TO COAL FOREIGN VESSELS WASHINGTON. Nov. 7—The Rail road Administration has Ordered the discontinuance of the bunkering of foreign chip- in American ports, ow ing to the il strike. TRAINS ARE ELIMINATED ABERDEEN. S. D., Nov. 7.—Six passenger trains of the Chicago Mil waukee and St. Paul railway have been eliminated on account of t&e coal strike. DAKOTA MINERS MAY 8TRIKI BISMARCK, N. D„ Nov. 7—It Is expected a striko will be called soagi Involving 2,000 lignite miners In North Dakoi >. as the coal operators refused to gi nt the demands of the men 'or a 60 per cent Increase In waget. MUST VACATE HOUSES HUNTINGTON, W. V.. Nor. 7.— trlking miners have beon ordered to cate all coal company houses. UNION MINES OPERATE r. WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 — Operators claim thet 44 union mines are operat ing In West Virginia. Union men deny the reports. ROOT ASSERTS DRY LAW NOT "HOLD WATER" - j NEW vor c, Nov. 7.—EUhu ROM. In argument here before the District Court, claimed thct the passage of the r< ’)ition enforcement act by Cong' was socured under false pretei. '•s. and was beyond the power of Cot gress to pass such legislation. Three suits have been Hied attacking the constitutionality of the act. Tha Judge has taken the case under ad v aent. DRY LEADERS PLAN FIGHT WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.—The dry leader- >n Congress are planning on a light to prevent the lifting of the war-time prohibition, before the con tltutlonal amendment becomes ef I'ctlve. MAJORITY IN OHIO COUITMBUS. Nov. 7.—The msjse lty against the ratification of Ike constl'.tional amendments am prohi bition uJa; vas an soon cod as OOOT •.OSS.