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GREAT FAIXS DAILY TRIBUNE
THIRTY-SECOND YEAR
GREAT FALLS, MONTANA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 8, 1919
PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
SO X RETRIE VE M 10 MNNGS.5T0 4
Rules Divide White House Conference
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TINGKIB
Disagreement on Mode
of Voting Decisions
Causes Rift.
GROUPS ME H UNITS
MID MUST PEE IS ONE
Washington, Oct. 7.—Disagreement
over rules proposed for the governing of
ihe industrial conference called by Presi
dent Wilson resulted in the conference
adjourning eventually until tomorrow.
Franklin K. Lane, secretary of the in
ferior, had been elected permanent chair
man.
As proposed' by committee, the rules
provided that all conclusions and deci
sions must be arrived at Dy unanimous
vote of the three groups representing
capital, labor and the public, while the
decision of each individual group would
be by a majority of the members of that
group. The rule was attacked by John
Spargo of New York, a delegate rep
resenting the public.
Might As Well Quit ,Says Spargu.
Mr. Spargo declared the conference
might as well adjourn if the provision
of the rules was adopted whereby a ina
jority vote of any group was necessary
tiefore a member of the group could in
troduce any subject for discussion. Such
a rule, he asserted, hindered especially
the public group, which was not com
posed of delegates representing a homo
geneous interest, like the labor group,
but contained men and women of diverse
activities. He objected particularly be
cause. he said, there was no provision for
minority expression.
Thomas L. Chadbourne, of New lork.
replying for the committee, declared the
provision was believed necessary to
obtain efective action instead of debate.
Each Group to Consider Rules.
On motion of Frederick P. Fish, of
the employers group, the conference ad
journed to allow each group to consider
Ihe rules separately.
Other provisions of the rules reported
by the committee were that the meetings
be open to the public and the press and
that there be two daily sessions, from
a. m. to 12:30 p. m.. and from
2:30 p. m. to 5:30 p. m. It was expressly
stated that there should be no meetings
wn Sunday, indicating that the conference
:vas expected to continue two weeks or
nore.
The rules were presented by W. p.
Hahon, of the labor delegation, chair
man of the rules committee.
Committee to Sit on Resolutions.
A committee of 15 was named to re
commend for or against all resolutions
introduced.
The employers group was the only one
ready, lmder the rules, with any busi
ness, Frederick P. Fish, of Boston, of
fering a resolution, declaring the need of
the industrial situation was "increased
production, adequate compensation for
I services and just return on capital." and
" that each delegate should be guided in
his actions by the good of the country as
a whole, rather than by the interests of
his particular group.
Motion then was made to adjourn,
which evoked quick protest from dele
gates who have been demanding strenu
ous action from the conference.
Business First Day Barred.
(»avin McN'abe. San Francisco, a rep
resentative of the public, said he would
offer another resolution to give the con
ference something to do, but. John Spar
go made a point of order that the res
olution had not been presented to the
group first, and Mr. McNabe was forced
to desist. It then was suggested that
the committee of 15 hold a meeting and
the groups also get together, as a means
of cxpeditirg business, but this was
deemed unwise, as the committee mem
bers would be absent from the group
meetings and besides the conference had
no business before it. except perfunc
tory election of its chairman.
After much discussion about the ruj.es,
it was decided to adjourn to meet at 0:30
tomorrow, when each goup is expected to
have something to offer for considera
tion.
Disregarding the rules, the conference
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CLASH IN SENATE OVER PEACE LEAGUE
BETWEEEN P0INDEXTER AND HITCHCOCK
Washington, Oct. 7.—Presentation of
telegrams and letters which Senator
Brandegee, republican, Connecticut, said
had been sent to one of his constituents
by the League to Enforce Peace, led to
• spirited clash today in the senate.
The communications, he said, showed
how the league was spending money in
an effort to force ratification of the
peace treaty without amendment.
A number of the telegrams asked that
the recipient telegraph his senator and
demand ratification "in a positive and
conclusive manner."
^ Senator I'oindester, republican. Wash
Wington, said there was "a great, manufac
tured propaganda" being waged by league
champions and that, petitions came from
persons »rithout any information on

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Thomas Jefferson home and view of guest room which Wilson may occupy.
In case President Wilson takes a rest cure away from the capital, it is possible lie may go to Monticello. home of
Thomas Jefferson, the use of which has been offered him. It is one of the most beautiful and quiet places in the country
It is located in Virginia, not far from the national capital.
N. D. Attorney General
Is Cited to Appear and
Defend Actions.
Bismarck, N.D., Oct. 7.—The state
supreme court today issued an in
junction removing P. E. Hallderson
as temporary receiver of the ciosed
Scandinavian-American bank of
Fargo, and citing Attorney General
William Langer to appear before
the supreme court October 15 and
show cause why the injunction should
not be made permanent and another
receiver appointed.
Hallderson, an assistant, to State
Auditor Carl Khontzky, was placed
in charge of the Fargo bank's affairs
when it was ordered closed last
Thursday by the state banking
board.
The injunction was issued on ap
plication of State Bank Examiner
0. E. Lofthus, who alleged his pow
ers had been abrogated by Langer
and Kohntzky, acting as a majority
of the state banking board. The law,
according to the application, pro
vides that the bank examiner only
shall have the power to nominate a
receiver.
At the same time, State Auditor
Kohntzky obtained a court decree
directing Auditor General Cathro to
show cause why the state bank ex
aminers should not be permitted to
investigate the Bank of North
Dakota.
Cathro this morning refused to
allow the examiners to continue with
the examination which was started
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what the league covenant actually pro
vides.
Senator Hitchcock defended the peace
league, declaring it was "open and legiti
mate."
"The organized opposition," he con
tinued. 'are the socialists, anarchists
and bolsieviki. with their papers. They
are the senator's allies, they're his or
ganizaticu in this fight."
Senator I'oindester replied that men
who sought to hamper the allies during
the war now were among the principal
advocates of the league. These men.
he added, have expressed sympathy for
the ^ Germans and Russian bolsheviki.
"Thesenator has charged me with pro
Germansm and dragged in my pre-war
record,' said Senator Hitchcock, who
said he was a strong supporter of all
Americin war activities.
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/. W. W. HAUNT RAIDED;
186 MADE TO KISS FLAG,
ALL BUT SIX DRIVEN OUTj
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Ringleaders Jailed to Answer Threats to "Get" j
Town; Half Ton of Red Literature Seized by
Sheriff and Posse.
Wiertorv W. Va., Oct. 7.—Swooping
down on alleged I. W. W. headquarters in
an old barn on the Hancock county road,
a quarter of a mile south of here, today.
Sheriff Armour Cooner and a squad of
50 deputies arrested a number of the
supposed ringleaders and confiscated a
large quantity of literature, books and
papers of the organization, including a
membership roll.
The sheriff then arrested ISO men
whose names were on the membership
roll, marched them to the public square,
forced them to kneel and kiss the Ameri
can flag.
After this 180 of the men were re
leased and driven out of town, while the
other six were taken to the New Cum
berland jail and locked up, pending action
by the federal authorities.
The coup was carried out without se
rious disorder. The authorities of Han
rock county and Weirton, have been
searching for the rendezvous of the al
leged 1. W. W. since several days ago
there appeared on the sidewalks here
written threats that "The I. W. W. will
get you". Last night the meeting place
of the men wanted was located in an old
Swiss and Haitien Presi
dent and King George
Express Wishes.
Washington. Oct. 7.—President Wil
sou continues to improve and he i* eat
ins: and sleeping well, said a bulletin
issued at tl:î!5 a. m.. today, by Hear
Admiral Grayson, Hear Admiral Stitt
and Dr. Sterling Ruffiir. The bulletin
follows:
"White House, Oct. 7, 1910, 11:25
a. m.
"The president's improvement has
continued. His appetite is decidedly bet
ter and he is sleeping well.
(Signed) "GRAYSON,
"RI'FFIN,
"STITT."
The president showed further improve
ment this morning, after "a very good
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i barn on the Sas rock county road, south
J of here. It was surrounded by heavily
I armed deputies and a few entered the
! barn. The few men in the barn sought
j without success to escape.
! , A search of the place i+sulted in the
j finding of a large quantity of "red" lit
erature--half a ton. it 'was said—in
! which the faith of the anarchist was ex
j tolled and the prediction made that the
i extremists would rule the world.
I The deputies also found the names of
1S6 men, supposed to be members of the
organization meeting in the barn.
Immediately deputies were sent out
and the men were rounded up in the
public square. There was one fight af
ter another in bringing the men to the
square, and even after they were cor
railed, there was resistance when the
deputies gave them the option of kissing
the flag or going to jail.
A big American flag was strung across
the street over their heads while an
other flag was used for the kissing,
Most of the men were furnace workers
and said that they came here from
Woodlawn, l'a., near Pittsburgh, a few
days ago.
SOUS MAILED
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Ex - Employe Indicted;
Liquor Stealing Accu
sation Dropped.
New York, Oct. 7.—-An indictment,
charging "'assault with intent to commit j
murder" upon Mrs. Hodman. Wanamak- ;
er, was returned by the October grand j
jury today, against Ernest Kurth, until i
recently butler in the Wanamaker home, j
accused of sending his former mistress j
a bomb which she received in the mail i
at her home in Tuxedo park.
Kurth was brought, from the psycho- ;
pathic ward in Belb-vue hospital and ar- !
raigned in court, later in the day, on a :
charge of stealing $200 worth of wines
and liquors. ^
This complaint was dismissed at the j
request of the district attorney and'
Kurth was sent, to the Tombs to await ;
trial on the graver charge, 1
BÏ ITALIAN IG:
Action Only by Last of
British Dominions Is
Not Required.
MSI Mi. 10 HE
Rome. Oct. 7.—A royal decree has
been issued ratifying the peace treaties.
King Victor Emmanuel signed the royal
decree ratifying the German and Aus
trian t reaties Monday.
Ratification of the German treaty by
the royal decree of the king of Italy
virtually completes the steps necessary
for putting into effect the pact between
Germany and the allied powers, which
was signed at Versailles on June 2*.
and which stipulated it would become op
erative when ratified by three of the
great powers.
The British parliament, has already
ratified the treaty and the document now
awaits only ratification by the last of
Great Britain's dominions to act upon
it. the Australian commonwealth, be
fore becoming binding upon Great Brit
ain.
Approval was given the convention by
the French chamber of deputies last
week, and the senate is expected to take
similar action Friday or Saturday.
The royal decree of the Italian mon
arch must receive approval from the
next parliament which will meet at Rome
on December 1. but it is considered cer
tain there will be little trouble in secur
ing concurrence.
Italy, by the reported action of her
king, is the first of the powers to ratify
the treaty with Austria.
Grandson of Bismarck
Charged With Having
14 Shot as Example
Paris. Oct. 7. —The extradition of
Count Otto Bismarck, grandson of the
famous German chancellor, has been de
manded of the German government at
the instance of court martial authorities
at Lille, according to the correspondent
of the Txcelsior.
Count Bismarck is accused of having
had 14 inhabitants of the village of Yi
coigne shot "as an example" and of burn
ing several houses there.
HENRY M. ALLEN DIES.
New York. Oct. 7. Henry Mills Al
lien. editor of Harper's magazine since
IlStîO. died at his home here, today, after
a long illness. He was ,s2 years old.
Prohibition Stirs
Norway; Plebescite
on Liquor Demanded
Christiana. Oct. 7.— A vote on pro
hibition has been asked in Norway by
plebescite.
The country has been greatly ex
cited over the question, and Premier
Knudsen announced that he would
resign if prohibition failed of adop
tion.
The measure applies only to whisky,
brandy and other strong liquors.
Champagne and all other wines and
beers are not affeted.
The law governing prohibition in
the United States figured in the cam
paign to a considerable extent.
Wartime prohibition has been in
operation since Dec. 19.
Despite this prohibition, arrests for
intoxication have been steadily in
creasing throughout the country, and
in some places have been more than
doubled.
Substitutes for liquor, especially
denatured alcohol, are being used
everywhere. Illegal distillation also
is increasing, according to the official
reports.
It is feared that France, Spain and
Portugal, from which countries liquor
was Imported, may retaliate with a
tariff on Norwegian products, such as
timber and fish, thereby injuring es
pecially the Norwegian fish trade. GO
per cent of which goes to Portugal.
RAID ON GARY RADICALS MARKS DAY
OF MARTIAL LAW IN STEEL STRIKE TOWN
Chicago, Oct. 7. Quiet reigned in the
Chicago steel strike area tonight after
a day of raids on the homes of agitators
in Gary, where regular army troops are
in control. Indiana state troops en
forced martial law in East Chicago and
Indiana Harbor.
The day's chief developments were the
charges made by Major General Leonard
Wood of the central department of the
army and Mayor Hodges of Gary, that
"reds" had been at. work attempting to
foment trouble—and the raids by govern
ment agents.
Men suspected of radical proclivities
were h^pleu before the military authori
Chicago wins
"«■ " ALF 0F
game than reds
THE SCORE:
Chicago
AB. R. H. P0. A. E.
J. Collins, rf 3 0 0 2 0 0
Liebold, rf I 0 0 0
E. Collins, 2b 4 0 0 4
Weaver, 3b 5 2 3 2
Jackson, If 4
Felseh, cf 5
Gandil, lb 4
Risberg, ss 4
Schalk, c 2
Kerr, p 3
I 2 I I 0
12 2 0 1
0 I I I 0 0
10 3 5 2
0 I 4
0 I I
2 0
4 0
Totals .
Cincinnati
.35 5 10 30 19 3
AB. R. H. P0. A. E.
Rath, 2b 5 0
Daubert, lb 4 I
Groh. 3b 4 0
Roush. cf 4 I
Durc-an, If 5 0
Kopf, ss 4 O
Neale, rf 4 I
Rariden, c 4 0
Ruethor, p 2 I
Ring, p 3 0
2
7
2
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3
3
I 0 0
0 0 1
1 0
0 0
2 0
2 0
0 0
5 0
0 0
0 0
0
0
Totals 38 4 11 30 11 0
By innings:
Chicago 000 0!3 000 1—5
Cincinnati 002 230 000 0—4
Two-base hit, Grot, Duncan, Rue
ther, Weaver 2 F eisch. Three-base
hits. Neaie. Stolen bases. Daubert,
Rath. Schalk, Liebold. Sacrifice hits,
Kerr, Daubert. Sacrifice fly, E. Col
lins. Double plays, Roush to Groh,
Jackson to Schalk, Risberg to E. CoJ
lins to Gandil, Groh to Rath, Kopf to
Rath. Left on bases, Cincinnati 8,
Chicago 8. Bases on balls, off Kerr
2, Kopf and Groh; off Ruethor, 3,
Schalk 2, Risberg; off Ring 3. Jack
son, Gandil. Liebold. Hits, off Rue
ther 6 in five innings, none out In
sixth, off Ring 4 In five innings. Hit
by pitcher, by Kerr I, Roush. Struck
out, by Kerr 2, Groh, Ring; by Ring
2, Schalk, Felsch. Losing pitcher
Ring. Umpires, Evans behind plate,
Quigley at first, Nallin at second,
Rigler at third. Time 2:06.
Albert Uses Knowledge
Acquired Under J. J.
Hill When Prince.
Chicago, Oct. 7.-—Handling the throttle j
t'L the locomotive of his special train
-Äis a diversion for King Albert of the ;
Belgians, today, as he sped across Ohio, Î
Indiana and a corner of Illinois, passing :
around the main part of Chicago tonight.
The king, Queen Elizabeth and the Duke
of Brabant were traveling unofficially !
on the way to the Pacific coast.
Much of the time. Albert wore a flan- j
ne! army shirt and a cap and few of the j
townsfolk« recognized him as his train !
stopped or slowed at stations along the :
route at many of which school children,
cheering or bringing flowers were o:i j
hand to greet the royal party.
At Wauseon. Ohio, he took the throttle i
from the grimy pilot, who stood close by j
for an emergency, but his majesty needed
no assistance, for he showed a thorough -
knowledge of engineering. He ran tr.c
heavy train without a polt for ten miles :
and then returned to bis car to wash up
for dinner.
At Toledo, the royal party was driven
from the statiou to the museum of art, .
where there was an address of welcome
by Mayor Cornell Schreiber, a brief talk '
by Albert, and a few words of greeting
to his townsmen by I'resident Brand '
Whitlock. ambassador to Belgium,
In his response to the address of wcl
come, the king said he appreciated the
splendid feeling (»und in Toledo. There
exists between Toledo and all Belgians
a tie. and a very strong one, he said in'
the person of Mr. Whitlock. "Every citi- j
zeu of Belgium loves Mr. Whitlock, as
well as any citizen of Toledo," he de- i
dared.
HOLLAND WANTS LOAN
EQUAL TO $180,000 .000
The Hague, Oct. 7. It i« said that
a forced loan of 450.000,000 guilders
may be expected shortly.
I nder normal conditions the guilder is j
equivalent to about 40 cents in American !
money. i
ties, and numerous others were taken on
charges of carrying concealed weapons.
None of the alleged radicals were locked
up, but some of those carrying weapons
were still in the guardhouse tonight. !
Federal agents seized much inflamma
tory literature, and the activities of
both military, municipal and federal of
ficials and agents for the first time
since the strike began took the minds
of strikers and others off the industnial
struggle itself.
Agents of the department of justice
who were in Gary today said that "red"
literature was taken daily to Gary by
the automobile loajU ,
Ruether, Idol of First
Victory, Forced Out of
Box When Tide Turned
to American Team.
Two Doubles, Joined
With Two Singles, in
Sixth, Bring Tie; Wea
ver Adds Winning Run
in Tenth.
Cincinnaai, Oct. 7.—Cincinnati
took the game in the first half
of a ten-inning contest today,
then Chicago took it for one
run more in the latter half,
and the task of shinning up the
Redlands park staff and mea
suring it for the championship
bunting of 1919 was given a
set-back. In other words, Chi
cago refused at the critical mo
ment to surrender the world's
baseball championship series, and
the matter now rests four games
to two in favor of the Reds,
who, had they won today, would
have taken the pennant.
Cincinnati looked like a cer
tain winner in the third and
fourth rounds, when four Red
legs crossed the plate. In the
fifth, however, the Sox turned
two passes and a single into a
tally, and in the sixth, two dou
bles and two singles were the
major factors in the three run.«
which tied the score.
To Buck Weaver, sterling
third baseman, who wielded a
mighty stick, fell the distinction
of recording the winning run in
the tenth. He was the first man
up and doubled to center, his
second two-sacker of the game.
Ruether Forded Oiit.
The partisan crowd became bushed and
then began to chant encouragement tr.
Ring, who had displaced Ruether as
pitcher for the Reds.
Jackson tried a bunt and missed, but
on a second attempt the ball went a few
feet down the base Hue and was per
fectly fielded. Jackson crossed the sack
with time to spare. Weaver landing on
third. "Hap" Felseh, who had delivered
a^ double in the sixth, struck out, hut
Gandil, who had previously delivered
nothing, singled and Weaver scored.
In the tenth the Reds went out in
one, two, three order, and the day closed
with the series standing four victories
for Cincinnati and two for Chicago.
.Gleason Gives Team Lecture.
The Cincinnati team entered the field
confident that they had so drubbed the
visitors that the last ounce of fight had
departed from them. The latter, how
ever. had been hauled over the coals 'n
unmistakable fashion by Manager Glea
son during the forenoon, and they came
on the field looking desperate rather than
hopeful.
"Dutch" Ruether, who became a local
idol by his great pitching and perfect
batting in the first game of the series,
in which Chicago was humiliated 0 to 1,
was trotted out to deliver the coup de
grace to the American leaguers. The
crowd gave him a rousing welcome. Al
though he held his adversaries hitless
during the first three innings, experts
noted that the Sox were slugging him
savagely into the outfield or down the
foul line.
Sox's Winner in Box Again.
There were none out in the sixth when
Manager Moran. more in sorrow than
anger, sent Ruether t» the bench and
.Tim Ring, a right-hander, who pitched
the Reds to a 2 to 0 victory at Chicago,
was called on to save the day. He was
wild but effective until the tenth.
Dick Kerr, who pitched Chicago's only
previous victory, a 3 to 0 shutout at.
Chicago, ngain was relied upon by Man
ager Gleason. and though 11 hits were
registered against him, he was steady in
the pinches aud kept tliem well scat
tered. save for his two bad innings.
The stands were packed when J. Col
lins, the first of the Sox batsinen, faced
Ruether.
The feature of the second inning was
the force-out of Duncan at third. The
mighty Ruether, whose great batting in
the first, game was remembered with
cheers by the crowd, responded with aa
easy out, Kerr to Gandil.
Scoring Begins.
In the third the scoring hegan. Rath
was retired, E. Collins to Gandil, aniî
Daubert singled to right. He stoia
second. Gfoh fanned and Roush was hit
by a pitched ball. There were now two
on base» and the crowd began calling
for n run. Duncan responded with a
terrific double between J. Collins and
Felsch, which scored Daubert and Roush.
amid a tumult in the stands. Kerr look
ed worried, but the str -iin on him wa4
t (Continued on Page Two.)

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