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WEATHER COPPER PRICE lAriz. wed. and Thurs hair. Not much cliangej May 7, E. & M. Jour nal quotations, 15.35. in temperature. X. State Law and Legls- f0" ' lative Reference L Library 8-14-19 . Associated Press Special Leased Wire Service THE BISBEE DAILY. REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, MAY 14,-1919 VOL. 21 No. 116 PRICE FIVE CENTS. cra P (fa 1 Y J is) 8MIMH8. m Mi 11 4 1 i v THREATENED CHINESE DELEGATES REFUSE TO HUSS SPM LLIED PLA TOElOIfi We'll Pay for Pood Sent, Struggle Against Soviets Must Continue, Is Answer Bolsheviki Also Say They'd Rather Fight Than Eat and War and Famine Stalk On PARIS, May 13. (French wireless service) General Denekine, the head of the Cossack anti-bolshevik govern ment in southwestern Russia has com municated his program to representa tives of the allied powers. The princi pal points of the program follows: To continue the struggle against bolshevism. ' Restoration of law and order. Reconstruction of a unified and In divisible Russia. Convocation of a constituent as sembly based upon universal suffrage. Larger regional autonomy and the estagllshment of self-governing dis tricts. FOOD NO SOLUTION PARIS, May 13. (French wireless service) The feeding of the Russian population is no solution of the Rus sian question, it is declared in a memorandum sent to the7 peace con ference by Prince Lvoff, Sergius Sazonoff "and President Tschalkowsky of the north Russia government, con cerning the proposal to feed Boviet Russia through neutral countries on condition that the bolsheviki cease hostilities. The memorandum con tinues: "The task which the Russian na tional movement must fulfill Is to liberate Russia from the yoke of those who have reduced her to her present state of impotence and to the neces sity of relying upon foreign countries for her food. The feeling cf the fam ished population is no solution of the Russian question. Consequently, the struggle to liberate Russia from her oppressors and to give Russia a gov ernment of her own choosing cannot be stopped for any reason whatever. The signers -of this declaration , wish to state that Russia' will pay for the food provided for her hut they hope that the allies "win refuse to give the bolshevik usurpers the right to dispose of Russia's patrimony."' BOLSHEVIK REJECT ALSO PARIS. May 13. (By The Asso ciated Press) A wireless mesage re ceived here addressed to Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, head of the commission to feed Russia, from M. Tchitcherin, bol shevik foreign minister, and relayed by the foreign office at Berlin an nounces that the bolsheviki refuse to cease hostilities as a condition of the provisioning of Russia by neutrals. Tchitcherin declares that a contin uation of hostilities is necessary for political reasons and that it would be poor policy to stop them. The soviet government, he adds, is willing to support a movement to feed Russia "but will not be duped." U. S. TO BUILD SHIPS FOR FOREIGN NATIONS WASHINGTON, May? 13. Orders for possibly three million gross tons of ships to be built for foreign ac count in American shipyards may be placed as the result of an order by President Wilson permitting the huilding of such ships, provided it could be done without interfering with the construction of the American merchant marine. The president's ac-' tion was announced in a statement is sued today at the White House. Norway is expected to place large orders, possibly 1,000,000 tons, and France and Italy probably will let contracts for considerable -tonnage, it, wa xpiani'jfi. HUi ASSEMBLY CHEERS AS HE DECLARES Cf EH WILL HOT ACCEPT PEACE TERMS OF ALLIES Galleries Also Leap to Feet in Storm of Applause When Scheidemann Shouts: "Away With vThis Murderous Scheme! Earth Could Nof Bear Such a Document!" Sees "Curse Established for All Eternity." BERLIN, May 12 (Monday (By ( the Associated Press) The declara - tion by ' Chancellor Scheidemann in the national assembly today that the peace terms were "unacceptable' brought the members of the assembly, the spectators and those in the press galleries to their feet in a hurricane of cheers and applause. The chancellor reached the climax of his statement ten minutes after he began. He paused in his address and then thundered out the word which announced the German government's rejection of the Versailles conditions. "This treaty" he said, "is in the view of the imperial govern ment, unacceptable, so unaccept able that I am unable to believe that this arth cculd bear such a document without a cry issuing from millions and millions of throats in all lands, without dis tinction of party. "Away with this murderous scheme." With the exception of the Indepen dent Socialists all factions in the as sembly arose and cheered vociferously.- The assembiyis" Sitting temporar ily in the assembly hall of the Univer sity of Berlin. Continuing, the chancellor said: REPUBLICAN SPLIT . EVE Or MEETING WASHINGTON, May 13. On the eve of the organization conference to morrow of Republican senators, lead ers of the generally considered "reg ular" and "progressive" groups joined tonight in predictions that the .Repub licans would organize the senate when it convenes next Monday. The lead ers also agreed that settlement of the controversy over the . proposed election of Senators Penrose of Penn sylvania and Warren of Wyoming to chairmanship of the finance and ap propriations committees, respectively, would he postponed until after the senate organization is effected next week. , Many conferences were held be tween members of both factions to day and resulted in an agreement to Villa Due to Reach JUAREZ, Mexico, May 13, Un official messages received here late today report Francisco Villa with a force estimated at 500 men moving along the Kansas City, Mexico & Orient railroad in the direction of Ojinaga, the border port opposite Presidio, Texas. The belief was expressed that the rebel chiefs purpose is the collec tion . of - ammunition ; smuggled acjoss .the Rio. Grande and cached in the desert. Ojinaga is occupied by a small federal garrison. The What Is Anarchist? Ford Trial Crux MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich., May 13. Military preparedness and definition of the word anarchist were the chief topics on which talesmen from which to select a jury for the million dollar libel suit of Henry Ford against 'the. Chicago Tribune were questioned today. The talesmen were of one mind on the questions.1 They would not, they answered, regard a man as an anarchist because he believed that international differences could be settled without blood shed. While Mr. Stevenson was defin CHANCELLOR "Eecause, perhaps, this humiliation 'and robbery is even yet insufficient and removes every future" possibility, the yoke must finally he placed on the neck and a miserable enslavement established for our children and our children's children. Germany under takes to put into force and to publish all acts of legislation, all prescriptions and all regulations which might in sure the complete carrying out of the terms. "Enough! More than enough! These are infamous treaty provisions, in which Herr Clemenceau yesterday in formed our delegation, the entente will be guided completely by the prin ciples according to which the armis tiec and peace negotiations were pro posed. "We have made counter-proposals nd shall make still more. With your consent we regard it as our sacred task to come to negotiations. "Here and there insight and the common obligations of humanity are beginning to make themselves felt in neutral countries; in Italy and in Great Britain, above all, too this is a comfort for us in this last fearful flaming up of the policy of the mailed (Continued on page two) CONTINUES UPON t OF NEW unite in organizing the senate and postpone factional troubles. A large attendance at tomorrow's conference is expected, only three of the 49 Re publican senators, Lenroot of Wiscon sin, Townsend of Michigan, and Fall of New Mexico, being unable to reach Washington. The initial conference tomorrow, according to plans, will .be closed, al though subsequent conferences to dis cuss the Progressive protest against chairmanships for Senators .Penrose and Warren may be open. Senator Lodge . of Massachusetts, conference chairman, conferred dur ing the day with many Republicans and late today seven of the Progres sives held a meeting with Senator (Continued or, rasa Two , Border Tomorrow rebels, at the rate they are re-, ported traveling, should reach the border Thursday. ; . Though no commercial " mes sages were received or delivered, army officers , announced that wire communication between Tor reon and the 'border had been re stored, and that a large force of laborers, sent from Chihuahua and Torreon, were 'at work restoring the Mexican Central railroad track; and . bridges recently de stroyed by the. rebels. ing the term "anarchist" as he said the term was applied by the Tribune to Mr. Ford, meaning one who spent hundreds of thousands of 'dollars in attempting to in fluence the public and congress against preparedness, and thus weakening the government to the point of anarchy, Mr. Lucking in terrupted hotly: "We object, your honor. Why, on that basis half the United States senate Is anarchistic. We object also to the assumption that the Tribune can create definitions of words such at anarchy. We decline to accept the Tribune as a standard for definitions." CONGRESS I Jerome Copper M ines A nnounce TheirReopening JEROME, May 13 Announce men today by management of the United Verde Copper mine that it would re-open tomorrow with ap proximately half a crew, and by the management- of, the United Verde Extension that it would follow suit within a few days, filled this -camp with jubilation tonight. The two mines ."' have' been closed since February 13,, follow ing a strike, which the mine man agement blamed on I. W. W. agi tators and which the unions did net sanction. . J. N. Jaggers anc A. J. Peters ' Arrested on Charge of Selling Inferior Heyy PHOENIX, May 13 J. N. Jaggers of Mesa, federal hay Inspector of Maricopa county, is in jail tonight' un able to obtain a $10,000 bond, and Al fred J. Peters, prominent hay dealer of Tempe, is at liberty on a ?25,000 bond,, following thehirrest today on a federal warrapt charging conspiracy to defraud the government out of a large sum of money by selling Inferior grade hay at the price of superior grade. The aTrrests today followed a lengthy investigation by federal agents throughout the southwest, where hay totaling $250,000 in value is said to have. been shipped by dealers, under Jaggers' inspection, to United States army quartermasters . department at Deming, N. M.; El Paso, Texas; Waco, Texas; Naco, Ariz., and other points. Both . men were arraigned late to day, Peters being released on bond and Jaggers held in jail until tomor row, when he expects to arrange for his release until the hearing, which was set for May 19. . The hay in question is said to have been sold in carload lots to the army. The warrant fixes the date of one Bale as February 15. It is alleged that whereas the hay really was "standard" grade, it was marked grade "A" and was paid for at the higher price. Peters, who came originally from Australia, has been in the hay busi ness in Tempe for a number of years, i and is a pioneer of the Salt River val ley. Jaggers, who holds the position of federal hay inspector of the county, also is secretary of the Maricopa County Hay Dealers' association. He was assistant food administrator in the Mesa district; during the war and last fall he was appointed federal hay inspector. Jaggers has a hay and grain sales house at Mesa. Arnold B. Chaytor, representative of the department of justice, still; is conducting an investigation of, the hay deals throughout the southwest and it is stated that the eventual total un covered may greatly exceed the quar ter million estimate so far- reached. RAILROADS ISSUE BIG GALL FOR STEEL BIDS WASHINGTON, May 13. Bids for 200,000 tons of steel rails were asked today by the railroad administration in line with Director General Hines announcement of policy aner the final disagreement on a standard price in conference last week with stetel pro ducers. The bids will be received next Saturday and contracts will be let at once. In view of the difference between the railroad administration and the defunct industrial board of the de partment of commerce over steel prices, unusual interest attaches to the bids. The standard price for open hearth steel rails as announced by the induMrlil board was $47 a ton. II. S. CHARGES BIG FRAUD IN ARIZONA DOl'TSIGN IS ill TO CHINESE Messages Tel Envoys They Will Meet Fate of Traitors Upon Return if They Sign Delegates, in Alarm, Assert They Dare Not Sign Unless Japan Gives Up Claims . , PARIS, May'13 (By the Associated Press.) Messages threatening viol ence: if they sign the peace treaty have bee received by the Chinese delegation from various parts of China, A dispatch -sent by 35,000 citizens of Shantung' province, dated Tslnan-Fu May 11, says: "Regarding, the Tsing Tau problem Japan shows contempt for public right and never ceases to be ambitious. The people of Shantung refuse to accept as effective such illegal demands. The traitors to our country Tsau-Yu-Lin (minister of communications whose house waa burned atj Peking) and Chang Tsung-Hsiang (former minister to Japan who was severely beaten by the Chinese) deserved death for the blow suffered by the Chinese people. "Should you sign the Japanese pro you must receive the same treatment upon returning to China. We cannot give ear to apologies. Do not fail us. We are much in earnest." A message from the Chekiang as sembly dated Hangchow, May 10, and addressed to the Chinese delegates says: "The assembly is extremely d3ap pointed at hearing that the disposal of Tsing-Tau has Ijeen left to the dis cretion of Japan alone. All are pre pared to do what the crisis demands but are hoping that you will yet effect a change in the situation. If neces sary withdraw from the conference without signing the protocol. You can depend upon the full moral support of the people at home.." N Chinese colonies and associations In all parts of the world are showering the delegations with resolutions against signing thej treaty. The tenor of the messages! is such the re sponsible delegates say it will he quite impossible-to sign unless the delega tion is given written assurance of the ultimatereturn of the Shantung politi cal rights to China. PLANES HAY START FOR AZORES TODAY TREPASSEY, N. F., May 13. While Commander John H.. Towers, in com mand of the United States 'navy's trans-Atlantic flight declined to- state whether the big seaplanes would "hop off" tomorrow on the leg- of, their voyage to Azores, reports today from the guardships stretched along the ocean' course indicated that fa vorable weather conditions would pre vail. . PONT A DELG ADA, Azores. May 13. (By the Associated Press.) Every thing is in readiness here for ' the trans-Atlantic flight. Twenty-five de stroyers have been stationed between the Azores and Newfoundland to guide the aviators. Buoys to which the seaplanes will be moored after their arrival were planted today. BOLSHEVIK ARTILLERY SILENCED BY ALLIES LONDON, May 13. (Via Montreal.) The Bolsheviki artillery is active on the front in northern Russia, but is being silenced by the allied coun ter fire. . The Dvina river Is free of ice and river transport Is in full swing. The White sea is not yet clear of ice, but is navigable at the mouth. SIGN PEACE TERMS Hoboken Mayor, Judge, Jailed in Election Fight HOBOKEN, N. J., May 13. The election of city commissioners here today ended in a row during which County Judge Richard R. Doherty ordered Mayor Patrick Griffin, f head of the' Democratic committe, arrested, after the mayor had ar rested 120 men who he accused of being Republican repeaters import ed from New York. The Republican repeaters were discharged by Judge Doherty as fast as they were arraigned, and the mayor in turn was arrested and confined to .the city hall. It was then the mayor's move and he directed the corporation at torney to apply to Supreme Court Justice Swayze for the arrest of Judge Doherty for conspiracy to defeat the election law and for bringing suspicious characters into the city. LEGISLATOR DEAD End Comes to Congressman Burnett, Foe of Reds and . Bomb Recipient GADSDEN, Ala., May. 13. Represen tative John L. Burnett of the Seventh Alabama district for several yean one of the leading members of the house and chairman of the commit tee on, Immigration in. the last house, died suddenly tonight at his home here. , : 1 Mr. Burnett was one of the older members' o fthe house, having been elected to the 46th congress and re elected to each succeeding congress, Including' : the 66th, which will con vene Monday. In the last congress be was chairman of the house immi gration committee,' which at the ces sation of hostilities and the taking up of reconstruction legislation became one of the most important committees. ' Late in the last session Mr. Burnett in troduced bills for deportation of dan gerous aliens and for the stopping of ainmmigration four years after the declaration of peace. It was believed that because of his activities through the bills, Mr. Bur nett was Included in the list of more than a dozen high government officials to whom infernal machines recently were mailed. The bomb addressed to the Alabama congressman! was re ceived at his home here and only dif ficulty in opening the package expe rienced by Mr. Burnett and hft son probably saved him from serious in jury or probable death. Representative Burnett was, born In Cedar Bluff, Ala., in 1854. He is sur vived by his widow and one son. BAN HUNTING BY AIR SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 13. Among bills signed by Governor Steph- L ens today was one prohibiting the shooting of game from airplanes. AMARILLO, May 13 Several barns and outhouses were destroyed by a tornado which ; struck nine miles southeast of this city late this -afternoon. The tornado fortunately pass ed through practically an unsettled region. Hail and rain accompanied the high winds, but it is thought little damage resulted. So far no loss of life has been reported. WASHINGTON, May 13. Railroad earnings for Marca, as tabulated by the railroad administration, show a net income for the federally con trolled roads of 114,095,000, although the average monthly compensation amounts to approximately $74,047,000, making a net loss to the government for the month aDout $59,952,000. PARIS, May 13 Germany is willing to make integral reparation, but the conditions in the peace treaty take from her all means of so doing, Chan cellor Scheidemann told the national VETERAN ALABAMA Late News Bulletins r TREATY FOR- AUSTRIALIK THAT TO HOI Essential Similarity Aid in Framing Second Pact; Set Stage for Austrian Envoys Germany Sends Fifth Note of Protest Which Council of Allies Will Receive Today PARIS, May 13. (By The As sociated Press) Information re ceived by the French officials in dicates that the Austrian chief delegates will arrive at St. Ger main tomorrow evening. . Gener al Albertin, the head of the Italian military mission in Vienna, ac companies the delegation. PARIS, May 13 (By The As sociated Press) The German delegation announces the des patch of a fifth note which will probably reach the French foreign office tonight and will be deliver ed to the council of four tomor row morning. PARIS. May 13. (By The As sociated Press) The supreme eco nomic council today considered economic measures that may be taken against Germany in case her delegates refuse to sign the peace treaty. The project which has been prepared, having in view tte re-es:ablishment of a strict blockade, will be handed over to the council of four for eventual application. The economic council has decid ed to maintain a strict blockade of Hungary so long as the political situation there remains uncer tain. HUNGARY BACKS HUN STAND VIENNA, Monday, May 12. (By The Associated Press) Reports from Budapest say the position of the Hun garian communist government appears to have grown stronger in the past few days. The halt of the Rumanian advance has encouraged the communists. (Official announcement has been made that the allied troops moving on Budapest were ordered late last week to halt their advance by the peace conference). .The Rumanians, however, have affected a Junction with the Czecho-Slovaks and have cut off communication between Budapest and Russia by way of the Ukraine. v The peace negotiations at Paris are being watched closely by the commun ist government.: The Volks Keitung and other newspapers in Budapest denounce the peace treaty as "capi . (Continued on' Pa ire Two assembly, yesterday, according to the version of. his speech received from Berlin.. The chancellor said that if Germany accepts and signs the treaty she will cease to exist. VIENNA. Monday, the Associated Press) May 12 (By "You must re- member that as a vanished state we must not cherish too great 'hopes," said Chancellor Karl Rennes, chief ol the Austrian peace mission on leaving this city tonight for Paris. He added that he would try and obtain the best terms possible. The train pulled ou amid cries from the crowd: "Wetera determined Germans and shall remain Germans. We want union with tho German empire." ZURICH, May 13. The women's In ternational conference for permanent peace unanimously passed a resolution today condemning the terms of peaea and decided to telegraph the text of the resolution to the peace conierenc In Paris.