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E—Tonight: Fair, orrow: Fair. ** Wfyt ffîuttt BaÜP flost. WEATHER FORECAST MONTANA—Generally fair tonight and Sunday; warmer tonight west and north e«n tral portions._______ OL. 5. NO. 270. BUTTE MONTANA. SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 10. 1917. PRICE FIVE CENTS SSIAN EMBASSY REFUSES TO RECOGNIZE THE MAXIMALISTS SHEW CABINET NAMED 'IUUSS1AN CONGRESS ' ENINE AS PREMIER % ers of Radical Government Will Not Be Accepted by tbe Russian Ambassador at Washington. nsidered Possible That the Stream of Amer ican Supplies to Russia May Be Checked Until the Internal Situation Clears—Officials Will Not Discuss Contingency—Russian Congress Takes First Steps Toward the Distribution of Lands to the Peasants— Petrograd Quiet. shington, Nov. 10.—The Russian embassy in Washington announced s afternoon it would refuse to accept the authority for the Max alist government. The possibility that the stream of American pplies to Russia may be checked until the internal situation clarifies, d it is disclosed to whom the aid it going, was one of the outstanding ures of the Russian situation as it concerned the United States to Officials who have the subject in charge were silent when asked applies were still going forward . applies were still going forward . Amerlcji cablegram from the ,ul general at Moscow, transmitti .»ugh the American embassy rugrad, dated Nov. 8. says; "TI olutlonary party, beaded by tl mnoil of workmen and soldiers, hi •n over the government of Mosco I ding the posts and telegraph, at closed all the conserv ative paper. OLSHEVIKI CABINET NAMED BY CONGRESS .»grad, Nov. 10 The aU-Ftus •ongress of workmens and sol delegates Is reported unofficially named a cabinet composed of •viki and then to have ad join •-1. The cabinet is beaded by Nikolai Benin© as premier, and Ueon Frotzkj foreign minister. Tin cabinet Will serve until the Mmst it tient assembly approves It or a new one. In addition to a-ninc and Trotsky tbe other mem •** reported to bo as follows; tcrlor. M. Rickoff; finance. M. rtzoff; agriculture, M. Millutin; la M Sldiapnikoff; war and marine. • hsiannikofT, Krylenko sind Bi commerce, M. Nogin; educa M T.unacha rsky : Justice. M. i.kov supplies. M. TheodoroviLch: v and telegraphs, M. Aviloff; af •f nationalities (a new post in •• of the affairs of the different »imilties within Russia), igiishuili: communications. off. all Tii • cabinet members are ulsbcvikl and are represented by the ft and tiie social revolutionist patty, i<* other parties having withdrawn ■om the workmen's and soldiers' con res.s Bibenko is a Kronstadt sailor, hi!- 1 Sldiapnikoff is a laborer. In r. ply to a question from a peasant y who protested against the ar of the former minister. Trotzky uu-ed that the socialist members (Continued on Page Twelve.) AflINE DRIVEN OFF BY I SIX-INCH SHOT An Atlantic Port, Nov. 10.—A shot om :i six-inch gun manned by navy unners saved an American passenger unship from attack by a German marine on a voyage from England • h ended here today. The sub 1 was awash a mile off the port r, **r on Nov. 1. The gun crew's ' s hot landed so close that the U t instantly submerged. The sub . the ship's officers believe, bad a merchantman a short ime J iOV. S. V. STEWART FINDS MONTANA MEN ALL RIGHT Adresses State Contingent at Camp Lewis This Afternoon. Railroads Take Notice of the Complaint of Mayor Maloney of Butte. Trials at Camp. t 'tnp Lewis, Tacoma, Wash., Nov. ■' ,n reply to Mayor Maloney of ^"Ue that the railroads are trying to ~ ive money by compelling drafted men I rid« in unlighted cars or cars light by candles, representatives of the II il roads said today it was either a 'lestlon of riding in sleeping cars hfhted by candles or In electric-light day coaches. The movement of if ted men has made It necessary to 'it into use a large number of cars bat had been practically dismantled, IIEEH1T MINE TO RESUME WOK Both Day and Night Shifts Will Go on—Big Increase in Number of Men. Announcement was made by the Anaconda Copper Mining company to day of its intention to resume work at the Neyerswcut mine Monday morning. Both the day and the night shifts will go on. The opening of this mine has been made necessary from the fact that there have been steady increases in the number of men seeking employ ment In (lie mines. In the last three days more than 100 men have been added to the payrolls of the mines of the Anaconda company in this district. The Anaconda company proposes to resume work at the Tramway mine In the near future. For some time a crew has been engaged in fire-proof ing the shaft of that property. When this is completed, which will be in about 10 days, mining operations will aguin be started up. BIG INCREASE IN STOCK SHIPMENTS FflOM STATE Helena. Mont.. Nov. 10.—Tattle ship ments from Montana to the Chicago -market in September and Octobei this year showed an increase of 46,228, or about 56 per cent over the cattle shipped during the same two months of 1916, according to figures prepared by the livestock commission. They tell the story of how Monti stockmen have been cleaning their herds this year for fear of another long winter with a shortage of hay better than do a volume of words. The increase in the shipment steers is only 14.000. but more than twice as many cows and nearly eight times as many calves were shipped in September and October this year than last. For every three steers shipped there were two cows, a proportion J never attained before in consignment: from Montana.___ ,a "' tentative of the railroads, and there was not time to put electri lights in them. Governor S. V. Stewart of Montane will speak to Montana men in the 166th depot brigade this afternoon Governor Stewart ate supper yent day in the officers' mess of the 3o.tr. Infantry. Of all the states in the west em department Montana has show the greatest outward Indication of in terest in its men, it Is said Sitting before Camp Lewis three court D. Bassett faced three charges; first, bavin* opium in his I»«*«*'»" second, giving opium «way. *nä, thki introducing it in the eamp. He plead ed ffuilty to the first two charges und (Continued on Puge Eight.) I WE NEED GRIM DETERMINATION NOW, OPTIMISM CAN COME LATEr] ( Copyright : 191T» <By John T. McCutrheoa. 1 against; OPTIMISTIC MUSIC DOESN'T STIR THE FIGHTING SPIRIT. Steps Taken at Berlin For First German Parliamentary Cabinet & m IT TA/tES GRIM FACTS JQt.^OUSE GRI M DETERMINATION. I. W. W. MEMBERS BEATEN AND TARRED BY VIGILANCE C0MMITTEEJN OKLAHOMA Lashed in the "Name of the Outraged Women and Children of Belgium." Whereabouts of the Victims Unknown Today. Sixty Men Intercept Industrial Workers and Take Them to Wild Ravine Near Edge of City. Ordered to Leave Tulsa. Tulua, Ok la.. Nov. 10.—The wherc buuts early today of 17 half-naked, everely beaten members of tbe In dustrial Workers of the World, seised from policemen, flogged with cat-o - nine (alls, tarred and feathered here Iasi night by 00 black robed and hood •'Knlghts of Liberty," was un unknown. With the warning "Never return to Tulsa" the I. W. W.'s were started through the brush away from tho elty, followed by a fusillade of shots. '"In the name of the outrag-al omen and children of Belgium." the lan In eharge of the ceremony uttered the words as he applied the hot pitch the bleeding backs. Eleven of the I. W W. s were arrest cd In a recent nml on slate headuunr ters here. The other six had testillod Inst night at the trials in court u< their fellows. .Ml were taken by a roundabout way to I. W W. head quarters In tluvo touring curs oy city policemen. wh"r '.hey were halte. >> ihe black-shrouded figures, who point ed rifles and piste 1« at them. The policemen in charge were of* f< red no violence, hut were forced t,i drive the motor ears to the ren | n a wild ratine at the edge city and watch the work or me • Knights," none of whom were recog nixed. When th • tarty arrived at the ,-avine. the cowed Industrial Workers were ordered to strip to the waist. A Circle of motor cars was drayvn about a huge tree and in the glare of the headlights man after man was tied up and lashed on the hack until the blood ran. Hot tar then was applied. MARK OF FRIENDSHIP. Rio De Janeiro, Nov 10. The Ar gentine minister called on Dr. Ntlo Pechnha. Brasilian foreign minister, today and informed him of the Inten tion of (he Argentine government to send a cruiser to Rio Janeiro next week as a mark of friendship toward Brazil. the LOCAL GOAL PRICES TO BE CHECKED UP Washington, Nov. 10.—In its effort to hold down retail coal profits to » reasonable margin, the fuel adminis trat ion today directed state fuel ad ministrators to carefully check local prices. Earlier in the week the administration empowered state ad ministrators to direct revision of re tail prices. The instructions sent out today « ailed for reports by retailers tc local committees to get tbe exact amount of gross margin charged Where complaints are made tlie retail prices are too high. l«»cal fuel authori ties are required to obtain fro era complete statements of the doing business. deal IT MAJORITY IN OHIO MATERIALLY BEOUCED Cincinnati, O., Nov. 10.—With offi cial county totals from nine counties received and announced to-day by the secretary of state, included in the tabulation, the vote in the Ohio wet and dry election at 10:30 o'clock this morning showed a majority of 1,085 against prohibition. ALL LOVELY AGAIN. The Post's Washington Durenu. Washington. L>. C., Nov. 10.—The Na tional Fuel administration says that the trouble caused by State Fuel Ad ministrator Swindlehurst threatening to resign because of the 45 cent In crease in coal prices has blown over and that everything is lovely again. \f POLITICAL PEACE RESTORED BY THE Dr. Helfferich Capitulates in the Interests of German Harmony. MEANS A COALITION LIBERAL GOVERNMENT Socialists Accept the Appoint ment of Von Payer Under Von Hertling. Berlin, Nov. 9.—(Via London, Nov. 10.) —Dr. Karl Helfferich, the vice chancellor, has capitulated and po litical peace once more has been re stored. The cabinet containing Count von Hertling as chancellor, Friedrich von Payer as vice chancellor and Herr Friedberg as vice president of the Prussian ministry, means a virtual coalition liberal government. The clerical, national liberal and progressive parties are represented actively in the cabinet. The socialists accept the appointment of Von Payer as evidence that Count von Hertling is willing to work with the present group of reichstag majority parties, but they are reserving to themselves complete liberty of action. The conservatives , are the only important reichstag fac tion not having a member in the new , government, which may be said to : mark the active initiation of the first ' parliamentary cabinet in Prussia and Germany. Chancellor von Hertling returned to day to Munich to assist in the reor ganization of the Bavarian ministry. | His first public appearance as chan- j cellor it expected to take place when the reichstag opens its next session on Nov. 22. ! The liberals are now getting ready ar « to combat tbe reactionaries in their | efforts to obstruct th© enactment of ' the Prussian electoral reform bill. These measures are expected to be ready for first reading at the end of this month. The clericals, national | liberals, progressives, socialists and 1 Poles will constitute an ample majority 1 for it in the lower chamber of the | Prussian diel 1 TREASURE STATE LEADS NATION IN Has Sent 2,995 Men Into Reg ulars, About Four Times Her Quota. CITY OF BUTTE HAS MADE GREAT RECORD Twenty-five Per Cent of the Montana Total Enlisted From Mining City. The Post's Washington Bureau. Washington, D. C., Nov. 10.—Mon na is the only state in the Union that is raised approximately four times its quota of enlistments in the regular army. This is considered a remark I record. Montana's quota was fixed at 752 men, but the state to date has sent 2,995 volunteers into the reg ilars. MONTANA AND BUTTE AT HEAD OF LIST The news that M< »ntana has raise«! approximately four t mes the set nutil her of volunteers for th© regular a* my since war was doch red was received with a whoop toda v in tbe regular army recruiting off ce at the court hmi««'. Private Toi tpkins, in charge of^the office, but a few days ago de dared that Montan in far ahead of tho rest of the »at *n in enlistments and at that tim«* he predicted that tin* state's quota would soon lie multiplied by four. • It places Montan i, and the city of ( >f tli«> total number: 1 I I ! One of the Best. regular army considers that NTH ill the northwest. Her me n are physicu lly well quaiif led for the serv i.*©; th py are men rained In quick thinking and quick at tion; they a re the ideal t> pe of recruits. The persot who «Mice st «s a body of trained Mo rtana troops swinging along will know that there s something different ib.tut these r mgy cowpuncl ers. rancher s and miners from the Tre »sure state. With Montana ra sing four times her que ta of regular u rn y troops that tiie second draft AUTHORIZED TO DRAW ON MONTANA FOR COAL W. W. Armstrong Appointed Fuel Administrator for Several States. Washington. Nov. 10 W. W. Arm strong, fuel administrator for I'tah, was put in charge of coal distribu tion today in the states of Washington, Colorado. Oregon. Nevada, Idaho and Utah. He was authorized by the fuel administration to call on surrounding coal mining districts in New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana for coal to meet the emergency needs of tiie territory of which he is in charge. In drawing on those districts for coal. Mr. Armstrong is authorized to take 10 per cent of their output. except that in no instance shall it «*xce«*d the al lotment which went to this territory from the districts In 1916. ! MAY NOT MOVE NATIONAL ARMIES FOR SIX MONTHS ti---- t _ , port Food to France. The ; a n.Ao NppH Çnnniips More All.es Oieeu supplie:» " Than Men. Await Word I From the War Commission. • win ^ I I hington. Nov. 10. — Possibility | that the first in- rement of tiie national j army will not be sent to France for at; least six months loom*'«l large today when it became known that tbe allies j ! demands for food. co:«l and iron are so strong as to forecast use of available ! 1 | ocean tonnage for their transportation ' instead of for troops, A decision on the question will rest largely on reports expected soon from the American mission now abroad and | on figures being assembled by Food 1 Administrator Hoover to sh«>w the 1 amount «>f grain and other food prod | ucts available for export In the .United 1 States and South American countries. ITALIANS FACE INVADERS ON A 4S-MILE FRONT Forces Are Lined Up on Oppo site Sides of Piave River. DEFENDERS THREATENED BY FLANK MOVEMENT Austro-German Troops Cap ture Asiago—Italians Make Stand. Along a 45-mile stretch of the Piave river in northwestern Italy the armies of the Austro-German invaders and the Italian defenders are lined up on opposite sides of the stream. But although the Piave line on the lower course of the river has been successfully reached by the Italian forces in their retirement, they are being subjected to a new ly developed menace on their left flank. Tb« Teutonic command 1ms finally sprung its expected drive on the west ern edge of tiie Trentino. Pressing south in tho Sugana valley Austro-German troops have force«! their way as far as Asiago. Berlin an nounces, and after desperate street fighting have captured that place. Home indicates successful Italian re sistance to thrusts in the Tesino basin at Broeon puss. The German an 1 nouncement, however, may indicate the I subsequent pushing back of the line I in this sector, which is in the northern ! Sugana valley region. The attack in the Asiago district must be held by the Italians if their Piave lino is not to be turned and the whol© of n«»rtlieaslern Italy fall into the hands of the invaders. In their offensive of 1916 the Aus trians pushed down into tho Asiago (L'untlmiel «»n 1'age Three >___ IfILli ORDERS ATTACK ON OJINIGI MONDAY Presidi ». Tex. N< v. 10 .—'V rar cisco Villa Is a the M tijot na raneh. 50 miles south of Ojinag a. o »posite lu re and lias issued a call for all of his t oops to ussem lie t tie e at once for a gen oral ntta •k on Ojin iga Monda. \ ac cording t o three ran«. tiers who re iched here t«»«l îy fr« »ir th • Maijoma ranch after bei ig held as iiisoners by Jos© Chu vex. Villa •olor el. 1 iipolit » Villa br< tlier of Frai cisco Villa, w ho w. s eported to have crossed tire lim ne; r here last week. was sai* t«» l*«; at lie Chappo anch, 20 miles from Ojina ;a, in charge of a ! force of Villa T« How •rs under Pc rfirio Ornelas, who c iptu red Ojinaga from MUST CEASE TO SEARCH BAGGAGEFOB LIQUOR Washington, Nov. 10.—While await ing a court decision on whether it vio lates the bone dry law for a traveler to carry liquor into prohibition terri tory as part of personal baggage, At torney General Gregory has ordeied that searches of baggage by federal agents without warrant shall «'ease at once. The department of justice con tends thut such transportation of liquor does violate the bone dry law, but wants a court decision. the f«*od England. ministration neueves, mat situation, particularly in lr,,nce a» 1 « *<*«* the ''nitod states to use its slums to .«end food in I stead of soldiers. , Ä \" n7 ? K Tiv ' or ' VT f ''°" U .L I ministration s representative on th« I American mission, has been instruc ted to gather information on the allies food needs at the earliest possible time and forward it here so that the war and navy departments and the ship j ping board may make arrangements in advance if it appears there can be sur ! plus of tonnage for transportation of 1 the first increment of the nati«»na! army in training camps. Plans for the second draft would l»o affected by the postponement of the removal of the first Increment from camps, but since the « amps' capacity is much greater than their present as signments, it would not be necessary to delay the draft until the camps ar* actually emptied.