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light: Generally fair, pos Wqt glitte Bath> $oöt. WEATHER FORECAST i<l rentra! portio NO. 265. BUTTE MONTANA, MONDAY. NOVEMBER 5. 1917. PRICE FIVE CENTS HENRY P. DAVISON CA DOING WORLD'S GREATEST HUMANITARIAN WORK ) ? CROSS SOCIETY HELPING TO SHORTEN THE WAR \ - -------- I oi ^ed Cross Wa r Council and Hi s Party Here to Tell Butte of the Work ONE (if ENTENTE COUNTRIES RECEIVING L AID OF THERE» CROSS I, Gibson and Lee Make Speeches This ernoon and Evening Explaining the Great Work yed ished Visitor* Are Fittingly Welcomed mmittees of Butte Citizens—Arrival Is Because of Freight Wreck and Day's am Is Somewhat Disarranged—They In Red Cross Headquarters and Address 1 Children and Adults at the Empress ter. P. Davison, who gave up his work as senior mem- 1 e house of J. P. Morgan & Co. when President named him chairman of the war council of the n Red Cross, and a party of Red Cross leaders Butte this afternoon with a message for the army teers they direct, luncheon at the Silver Bow club tendered the dis ed financier by Butte's representative citizens, n address he gave before the high school children mpress theater this afternoon, Mr. Davison told of 's work of mercy in the war, giving an account of ardship of $100,000.000 raised by voluntary sub to the Red Cross fund. : "issloner Just returned from Flying Visit. Crosß leaders are paying v : to Butte. Scheduled to get :45 a. m. over the Milwaukee train bearing the distin 'ests here from Spokane was fin at 1:30 p. m. In the that the war chief and his spend they will be kept the talk to the high Mr. Davison will in work of the local Red Cross headquarters of the la! ineasy building. Then at tonight the Red Cross chief public meeting In the sater to which all citizens At 9:15 p. m. the party to leave for the cast over iee road. the Station. an enthusiastic gathering "aukee depot this afternoon ~in bearing the special car 'ross party arrived. I lead* . C. Witherspoon, president chapter of the Red Cross, inued on Page Seven.) 'EM CHIB CEHEM PEBSHHK 5.—Before leaving Baris David Lloyd George, the ier. had a long interview 1 Pershing. The American came especially from the E»rmy headquarters to meet prim«» minister. Field Mar British commander, also . at the conference. L Davison's parly are Harvey general manager of the ['roes; Ivy L. Lee, as rman cw the war council, v. Robert Davis, special Re«l RED CROSS MESSAGE OUGHT BYJL P. DAVISON ge braucht by Benry ['. Davison and other Red Crons leaders be summarised as follows: work among the French soldiers is one of the most imperative v e American Red Cross during the coming winter months, (.enersis retain pointing out that every French soldier in the trenches as a substitute for an American roan in khaki pending the allien is expected to begin in the spring. u . c . . Britain la eatffcr for more cordial relations with the lmted States, rrpie of both nations should forget Bunker Hill and Lexington and common bond of brotherhood. , ostracism after the war awaiU every man and woman in America shirked responsibility in aiding the men in khaki, and neither wer nor exulted position will weigh acainst the eligm. of evaded ork of the American Red Croaa will «horten the war. not °n!y by American troopa at the battle fronla, but by the aid it la no e soldiers and rlvll populations of Rumania. Belgium, Rnaaia and ence of the American fin* and Red Cross flag in *t»'x *'J* the morale of the Italian people and craphaaiie to them t with them in their straggle against theinrador. the «occupancy of the devastated districts of f J e welfare of the famll.es of the soldiers the Americas Red Co to preserve the morale of the French ^rmics American Red Crons has appropriated 5.0W»M f ran« ,ro " lef work among the French troops and their families. CDl. BLETHLN DF. SEATTLE HERE TU INSFECTTROOPS Chief of Washington Artillery men Roundly Cheered by His "Boys." Col. C. R. Blethen, editor of the Se attle Times and commanding officer of the Washington Coast artillery, ar rived in Butte over the Milwaukee this afternoon for a visit of inspection and survey with ihe Sixth and Seventh companies of his regiment, which are now on duty in Butte. Colonel Blethen was met at the depot by the artillerymen aud escorted to the Sil ver Bow club, when* he was an honor guest at a luncheon with the Red Cross leaders. "Tell the Montana people that the officers and enlisted men of the Wash ington Coast artillery are particularly gratitied with the wonderful showing of hospitality found in this state.* he said. "The treatment that has been accorded the Washington boys In Montana has been simply line. Wash ington people are hearing s«*>d re ports from the boys who are here and wtî are sure the Montana citizens are finding them an upright and capable body of soldiers." Meets His Officers When Colonel Blethen stepped from the Milwaukee train he was met with the rigid salute of his officers. The the army, however, soon gaiute of Ranged to the salute of friends, as he I_____—— ----- (Continued on Pege Fourteen.) j— — IPS ARE POURING ACROSS THE TAGUAMENTO TEUTONIC TROOP THE MAN WHO BROUGHT THE RED CROSS MESSAGE TO BUTTE I Copyright Brown Brother»., New York, la Be try body'« Magma me. HENRY P. DAVISON. ARCH SPY OF NORTHWEST IS ARRESTED IN BUTTE AS HE ATTEMPTS FLIGHT Frederick A. R. Schutze, Connected With Local Activities of Alleged German Agents and Sought for Months by Federal Agents, is Bagged With the Goo ds on Short Line Train. Frederick August Richard Schutze, termed by the department of justice agents as 'a prominent German spy sought for some time by the department of justice for his activities in the United States," was arrested in Butte on the evening of Oct. 31 by E. W. Byrn, Jr., investigator for the department. ® h . .. j in detail by the department of justice. . h . a .. j Schutze was tempting to board * Short .* ne rai for Salt 1-nke and within a few hours of^his arrival in the mining city. The j announeement of hi* arrest on Oct. 31 waa made today when United States Marshal Asbridge received from j Waahington a presidential warrant for J Schulze's internment for the period oi the war. The storv surrauwttng Schutze s activity ft. th* United Slates since the ; outbreak ot the wax Is not made public 1 surrounding Schuue« | in detail by the department of justice. That he the a p y »* ot the nort h- . jf not the country, ia the intima lion CO ming from Investigator Byrn's j office. It is known that Schutze was to Canada prior to the outbreak «>f the ! war in 1914, coining to the United States soon after war was begun. Connected With Butte. man agents wortrtn« ln Baue during (ConUnead o. Page Twelve.) While it is said that Schulze un doubtedly had connections with Oer AMERICANS WERE TUPPED IN THE Men Captured by Germans Forced to Surrender or Be Killed. TRENCH WAS ADVANCE POST WITH 20 MEN Pershing Makes Brief Report of Casualties: List is Given Out. Washington, Nov. 5. — American troops captured by the Germans in the trench raid n the morning of Nov. 3 probably were trapped in their dug outs and forced to surrender or be lown to pieces with hand grenades I without a chance for their lives. This j i. th. only e.pl.n.t.on -S.ch occurs to army officers today, lacking any de tails of the fight. General Pershing's brief report (he merely stated th had dropped a tie about a sector of the the men off from help, of the eight casualties taken prisoners was Tuet that one capture«!, how trenrh hn<| 1 American fore Here is the »' barrage fire ench. cutting To explanation id the 12 men wan received. The iinde«l German was , indicate«! that the j reoccupied by the 1 s the official casualty list: Killed. Private Thomas Mrs. Mary Irwin, Pittsburg, Pa. Private James B. Gresham: mother, Mrs. Alice Dodd. 1001 West Ohio street, Evansville, Ind. Private Merle D. Flay: father. Harry D. Hay, Glidden. la. Wounded. Private John J. Smith. Ludington. Mich. Private Charles J Hopkins. Stanton, Texas. Private George L. Box. Altus. Okla. Private Homer Given*. Ctoverdale, A iabania. Private Charles L. Orr, Lyons. Kan. Captured or Missing. Sergt. Edgar M. Hal y hurt« Point. N Stony Corporal Nicholas L. Mulhall, Jersey 1 ' City Corporal Edw ward, Okla. Private llerchel Godfrey, C'hi^go. | Private Vernon M. Kendall, Roll, 1 Okla. Private William *P. Grigsby, Louis ville. Ky. Private Frank E. M Dougal. Mary ville. Mo. Private Daniel B. Gallagher, Block ton. Ala. FTivate John P. Theater, Tutw«*ii«*r. Miss. Private Harry Langham, Chicago. Private Dewey. D. Kern: mother, Mrs. Eva Tilton. Collins. Ia. Private - — ■■ ■ Keckon, cannot he identified. Official Statement. The list was accompanied by the following announcement: "The war department has received a dispatch from the commanding general • Continued <»n Page Nine.) Haines. Wood- ! SISSON TO TALK ABOUT GERMANY TUESDAY NIGHT ! I New President at Missoula Will Make Red Cross Address. Under Die auspices of the I'niversity of Montana and with the co-operation of local Red Cross organisation, a series of lectures has been arranged ______ _______ for Butte and for several other citiea in the state. Each of the lecturers will deal with one of the natious en gaged in the great war. They are de aigned to be educational, with the idea that the course will prove to l>e in structive and valuable for those Who are seeking a good knowledge of each of the belligerent powers. In Butte this course will start to morrow night with an evening w hic h (Continued on Rage Nias.) CENTRAL POWERS IRE PLANNING NEW PEACE OFFER, SATS REPORT Copenhagen, Nov. 5.—It is generally believed in diplo matic circles here that (he visit to Berlin today of Count Ot tokara Czernin. the Austro Hungarian foreign minister, may be a preliminary to a new peace offer by the central pow ers. L SET IN STOCK MARKET TODAY _______ p,.j ces Crumble ant j DemOrali j 1 nation is General on Re newed Selling. York, Nov. 5.—The re v*. is again demora early part of tod active and gene recent ltqutdatio first hour by n itly regarded as Reading fell f lowest record f«> Union Pacific und Southern Pacific W*t 3Vi and 2V respectively; North ern Pacific 3 and St. Paul 2*^ at 39 Vu, the last figure represnuimg the mini mum price for that st«»ck since it be came a dividend affair 22 years ig". I'nited States Steel broke 3 1 ** t«» 92Vs. its minimum of a year, and related steels broke from 2 Vi to 4 Vs points, coppers falling 2 to 3 and motors and tobaccos 2Vi to 5 with two to three point losses for shippings. While there was a rally at the close, the tone of the market was weak and feverish. Stocks « rushed during the first hour of trading. In th«* after noon the market's tone be« »me demor alised, concurring with reports from Rome indicating further reverses to the I Italian arms. Short selling was again a depressing factor in spite <»f the re- J 1 ' ' ent ruling of the stock The cbjsing rally ranged froi ! I« ima Th» volume of bed 1.1 iO.UOO shares. CONTRACT LIBOR LIW NOT IPPLICIBLE TO SEIMEN Washingt«m. Nov. 5.—Federal de« reea holding that the contract labor law was not intended to apply to seamen were today upheld by the supreme court. Paul S« harren l>erg, a San Fran cisco la!>or leader, had sued the Dollar Steamship company for penalties for alleged violation of the act. TWO KILLED, 10 IRE HOOT IN POWDER EXPLOSION Pittsburg. Pa.. Nov 5.—Two work en were killed and 50 others.injured in an explosion of powder in the plant of the United States Aluminum com pany at New Kensington near here today. An official of the company said the explosion was due t*> accident. DRAFT QUOTAS IN BOTH CITY AND COUNTY FILLED Within the Week All Shortages Will Have Been Made Up and 1,152 Men of This City and County Will Be at Camp Lewis. Both the city and county are as sured of enough men to make up their full contingents of drafted men to morrow. At the county board's offices 110 men answered to roll call today, while 160 answered before the city board at the city Auditorium. The county's final contingent is set at 166, the city» at 225. Men who were not present for roll call this morning and E TAKEN US ENEMY Italians Report Intensified Pressure on the Army's Northern Wing. CADORNA'S TASK NOW IS TO DEFEND VENICE New Positions Ready Should Second Retirement Be Necessary. Rome Nov. have crossed river, the war Austro-German 5. The Germans the Tagliamento office announces, pressure against the Italian northern wing has been intensified. The announcement follows: The enemy, who has succeeded in bringing some of his forces on to the right bank of the Taglia mento, north of Pinzano, has in tensified his pressure against the right wing of our line." *'< >n Saturday night and Sunday morning our airplanes and airships effectively bombed hostile troop« in th«* basins «jf fuporetto and Tolniino and al<»ng the left bank of the Taglia mento. On Saturday, in addition to the tw«i machines mentioned yesterday, our aviators brought down three enemy airplanes «nie fell in the vicinity of Caidouuzzo and the other two near th® Lagoon at Grado." I J GERMANS ADVANCE AFTER CROSSING RIVER Berlin, Nov. 5 (viaLondon).—Austro German troops have crossed the mid •lle Tagliamento river in northeastern Italy and taken 6.000 prisoners, the war «iffice r«*porLs They are advanc ing toward the west. THE WAR SUMMARY. Italy's situation appears increas ngly grave today with the announce nent fr«*m Rome that the Taglianvnto iver. west of which General Cadorna (C< Page 8eve FIST TRAINS ON CRUT Kalispeli, Nov. Ô. —The (Treat North ern Railway company's train No. 1, westbound, known as the Oriental Limited, collided at full speed with the eoatbound fast mail train No. 2* at Garry early today. The fast mail had stopped on the mam line to enter a siding. Harry Mills, a bnikeman on No. 1. was seriously injured. The pas sengers escaped without serious hurts. A htsttvy fog is said to have caused th« accident. WILL ORDER STRIKING MINERS BICK TO WORK Pittsburg. Kan., Nov. 5.—Alexander How'at, district president of the Kan sas miners, will ord«*r the striking miners back to work this .«ftemoon. according to a telegram received from him today. Seventy mines are idle as a r«*sult of a protest against autoinatio fines. *ho will report this afternoon, to gether with men sent to Camp l«ewis from other points and slackers who have been sent in the past two weeks from Butte, will fill the quotas re quired. Within the week the city will have 791 drafted men at Gamp Lewi« and the county 361. The roll «all at both the courthouse and the Auditorium today was an orderly affair, the men seeming to realize that they are bent on a serious mission. While there was good netured fun during the calling of the lists, the men gave strict attention. At the Auditorium the men cheered the an nouncement of Mayor Maloney that men who have not answered to roll (Continued on rage Two.} "