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ÄTHER FORECAST
-Tonight: Fair ami cooler
Fair ami cooler.
L 5. NO. 275.
Glitte Bail? iPost.
BUTTE MONTANA, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 16. 1917.
WEATHER FORECAST
MONTANA Fair tonight nml
• la y and hou Un
PRICE FIVE CENTS
UA^S OPEN THE FLOOD GATES TO HOLD BACK TEUTONIC FOE
O' " "" " •— ■ ■ —______________________
Triai. *e Near A driatic Coast Inupdated When Enemy Crosses Piave River
ENDERSlmm BOLD
ROKE IN FINAL EFFORT
TO SAVE CITY OF VENICE
er From Advancing Forces in Marsh
nds at Mouth of the River Is Believed
Eliminated
n Line Is Holding Well in the Higher Valley
in the Hilly Country of the North Ger
ms Claim Capture of More Prisoners in
ieir Attacks Along the Upper Reaches of the
ave— Artillery Duel Across Stream Furious.
lian Headquarters in Northern Italy, Thursday, Nov.
(By the associated press).—The flood gates of the
e and Sile, or Old Piave rivers, "have been opened by
n military engineers and the enemy is now faced by
her Yser of inundation. The flood was loosed at
oint where the enemy succeeded in crossing the Piave
Grisolera (four miles from the coast) and the whole
n where he gained lodgment is now under water,
inundated territory forms a huge triangle about 12
s on each side with the apex at Dona Di Piave. The
y has been driven back, hut still held on within this
gle until the dykes from both rivers released the
r over the low-lying plain.___
chlpf rfu nai c nt lhat point was I
(the enemy might be able to ap-,
I Venice through the lagoon or
rd the city from his r ation be
the rivers. The Inundation in -j
h a harrier of water 12 miles,
and several feet deep,
orts which lave reached head-j
m other points on the front
fa v
able
WHAT IT MEANS.
action or the Italians U
*• flood gat* 1 * of Ihe Piav
out 17 mil*
• Hooding o
of the I tali?
South of
and Plave
hold the riv
of this triangle
THE WAR SUMMARY.
mountains betw<
'iave, on the Italian front, the
•ssure of the Teutonic invad
iot brought great results. < >n
go plateau the Italians an
num out their line gradually
s here that the Austro-(ler
\e progressed slightly. These
»wever, apparently have not
iago
(t onfinued on Page Twelve )
AL SITUATION IN THIS
TATE GROWS COMPLICATED
Shortage Keeps Many of
e Mines Idle Large Part of
ime. Swindlehurst Com
lains of Lack of Co-opera
on From Washington.
important developments have
i ice in the Montana coal situ
the past' 24 hours,
irst is an alarm sent out by
j(*l Administrator Swindlehurst
Montana is facing a coal famine
vinter. This threatened short
• not due to operations at the
■ mines but to the inability of the
oads to furnish sufficient cars to
the coal.
e second development is that an
ligation of the coal situation in
'i ensure state by the federal gov
«•nt will begin in a few days,
c offic ials have been advised that
(mal Fuel Administrator Garfield
h <m*-d two federal investigators to
in Montana. Books and records
al operators will be examined by
' ts and figures wiU be compiled
which the ultimate price of coal
* mines will be determined.
' third development is a letter
by State Fuel Administrator
MlAhurst to A. J. McIntyre, chair
the Yellowstone county fuel
dtee, in which Mr. Swindlehurst
the federal fuel administration
1 prices. Mr. Swindle
d on Page Six. )
CITY'S STREETS
Gueiilla Warfare in Petrograd
is Latest Report Reach
ing London.
No
16.—A dispatch
Copenhagen,
to the Politiken from Haparanda re
ports that according to iatest advices
bavricade f ghting is taking place in
Pet r ograd.
London, Nov. 16.—According to of
ficial circles, the latest news from
Russia is a message from the British
minister dated Petrograd, Tuesday,
via Haparanda, and received last eve
ning. It reported "all well here."
Another message from HaparamU
morts a certain amount of gu.-rilla
id de
the
in the control of the Bol
vhose soldiers were without
The telegraph and telephone
i,| been wrecked, the mes
WARNING IS ISSUED
TO THE HOUSEHOLDERS
Have vou given serious con
sideration to the following
facts?
There is every indication of
a coal shortage in Montana the
coming winter.
It is worth «hile to examine
your house and overhaul vour
heating equipment. Weather
strips, double windows, pipe
coverings, clean flue- and chim
neys and tight fittings in ash
pits, doors, dampers and fur
naces will pay. Damper con
trol is one of the chief secrets
of economical heating. < lean
heating surfaces are most es
sential" as soot is a poorer
conductor of heat than asbes
*°Care, attention and taking
pains will be the greatest fac
tor in saving domestic coal
Will you assist us in cutting
down your consumption in
everv wav possible?
W. J. SWINDLEHURST.
State Fuel Administrator.
VENICE, ART CENTER OF THE WORLD, IS AT THE
EDGE OF WAR'S LATEST ZONE OF DESTRUCTION
•*|!
r ir
V
r-TT^> I
7
■W -v -
y
VENICE DESERTED'
HO,000 OE HER 1
PEOPLE HAVE LEFT
City May Not Be Defended by
Italians to Prevent
Bombardment.
ALL MOVABLE TREASURES
OF ART ARE TAKEN AWAY
Famous Places of the Wonder
City Are Desolate
and Quiet.
Venice. Thursday, Nov. 15. — 'By
the associated pre3Sj. —Venice is now
almost empty, the population having
been reduced from the usual 160.000
to 20 000. Despite the proximity of the
enemy lines at the mouth of the Piave
river and the unsuccessful efforts the
Austro-Germans have made to take
th# long triangle between the mouths
of the Piave and Sile rivers, the
remnant of the population is calm.
Tho city mil) not l>e defended in
case of an attack, in order to spare
the monuments and art treasures. The
(Continued on Page Thirteen.)
BRITISH STEAMER
GIVEN ÜPF0R LOST
Was Separated From Convoy
in Storm—Beiieved to
Have Foundered.
-The British j
believed to
Nothing hi*
as sepur
storm oa
Washington. Nov. 16
steamer Kansas City
have been lost at yea.
been heard of her since she
ated from her convoy in ;
Sept. 5.
The only person aboard of whom th
na\) has record is J. H. A. Muir,
whose parents live at Roland I'ark,
Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore.
The following official statement was
. "The navy department has received
no information of the steamer Kansas
! pj tv ainee she was reported separated
; from her convoy Sept- ">■ She is now
believed to have been lost at sea. J.
H. A. Muir, first class signal man.
assigned to duty on the Kansas City.
! was the only navy man aboard. His
• n ext of kin is his fathei
Muir. 26 Mary
i Park, Maryland. -
Jot?K Allison
»unt Road. Roland
1
!
i
I
i
1
F *, f ■■■
ham
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..
$
*
TWO VTKW.S FROM BEALTIF Li. VKNK.il
The ci! v
■ noun to travelers from ail F>arts of the world as the u r
T» of the Adriatic ha
s been dent
ided of its tn
sculpt un
ud painting and Wooden barriers filled with » k, of
sand have been plat
ed before tt
ic walls of m
wondci f
architectural structures to preserve them from dediuct
ion should shells fr«.
;fu the artill
ery of the (»
Austrian
f inies be directed toward the < ity. Magnificent edifices
on whose walls are
set hundred
Is of beautifu
and stat
have been faced With concrete as a protection '»gainst
cannon fire. The ci
its h i>*
bv its il
low-. | ;
habitants. The upper picture shows St Mark 1 ' cathedral,
dwirtni
one of the finest
church edif
SUFFRAGE MILITANTS AND
THEIR HUSBANDS AT SIXES
AND SEVENS BEFORE COURT
William Kent, High Government Official, Pays Wife's Fine in
Washington Police Court. But She Won't Stand for it and
Insists on Taking Jail Sentence. Mrs. Harvey Wiley Re
fuses to Accept Services of Lawyer Engaged by Her Hus
band and Takes Workhouse Term Rather Than Accede to
His Motion for an Appeal.
Washington. Nov. 16.- When trials of the «omans party militants
for picketing the white house came up in police court today Mrs
William Kent of KentfielJ, Cal., sentenced to a tine of $25 or 15
days in the workhouse, found that her husband, a member of the
tariff commission, had paid her fine. Mrs. Kent protested to the
court, refusing to accept that settlement of the judgment against
her and demanded that she be permitted to go to the workhouse.
The court specified that the issue w.iuld be settled within four jays.
WIit-n Harvey
j of
pure food expert, was called
1 fur sentence she insisted on taking a
! forkhouse term, but in attorney en
gaged by her husinind insisted on the
i court granting an appea : The court (
I announced it could not do tx»th and
advised the lawyer to get his - ler.t !
to agree to some course and r^poitj
Woman's party headquarters tn
n .need that Mrs. Wiley refused to
l**rmit filing of a bond necessary for
n appeal and would begin a 15-day
. entence in the workhouse at once.
All the other militants recalled f >r '
sentence were given the usual short
workhouse terms. Twenty-eight oth
ers now doing time in the workhous
wh*» were to &e brought into court for
second offenses coukl not be produced
as s6ine nfftMal referred to in court
as 'higher up** had forbidden their re- j
i movai from the workhouse
WHOLE FAMILY SLAIN
—— -
Note is Left Warning All Aus
« u ns.
^yard
here
other
who
BÏ AN AXE MURDERER
trians Who Bought Lib
erty Bonds.
Virginia. Minn.. Nov. I«. - Thr
Mr. and Mrs Paul Alar
?r. Peter Trepi-.n. were kill*
night b> an axe murderer. The
bodies were found today in their hon.
with a note of warning to .
Austrian families in Virgini
bought Liberty bonds
scribed to the Ked Cross.
Lasi
Ub
I
j
I
" r s
WORRY OVER THE
DRAFT CAUSE OF
NURSE'SDEATH
Ernest Jones Collapses
and Dies After Taking
Sleeping Potion,
Mrs. Jou-s has
produce sleep.
The dead. w->
WAR SAVINGS INVESTMENTS
SIMPLE AS BUYING STAMPS
Details of Plan Received by
Butte Bankers. Certificates
Will Pay 4 Per Cent Com
pound Interest and Be Ex
empt From Taxation.
I
Irvestment in war savings certifl- •
cates, through which Uncle Sam ex
j fleets to rwiiu* *-'.Po0.oOO.(P>o of small
savings, in the year beginning Dec. 1, t
'SENT TO THE
More Than $3.000 Worth of
Food Allowed to Spoil
in This City.
HELD IN STORAGE TOO
LONG IS ONLY COMMENT
(Situation Similar to Chicago
Potato Case Develops
in Butte.
Hux
food
nser.ation pro
;«ram, ha.Iced up by the pledges of
more than JO OOO loyal housewives,
has sufferedjJefeat. The defeat is
a $.1,000 food loss, and is repre
feted hy the burning, yesterday
afternoon at the .ity corral, of
jabout 4! OOO eggs With the an
j-iouncemenr front the city hall of
'he incineration of the eggs comes
he simple statement that the
eggs were kept in cold storage
too long and became spoiled."
CkK" are It" tritt s-.lrj In Mutt*- today.
Carload of Meat.
Seems a Shame."
POPE CSLLS ON THEM
10 RESPECT CIVILIANS
Benedict Addresses Central
Empires on Rules of Inter
national Law.
PUT UP GERMAN EKG
AT BANQUET BT MISTAKE
I Baptise churt
( dier from F<
I German flag
He promptly
. destroyed. It w
1 putting up the
recognize th-- 1
tore
discovered %
e decora ûon*.
i'n and it was
ued that those
*>ns did not
mblèna anoa?
w.li b* 3 as simple as the purchase oé
postage siampb. retails of the pal
and cam;*atsrn. which in MoRtana will
be in charge of Harry W. Turner,
president of ihe Montana Klee trie
ompan:. were received by local bank«
ers from the treasury de f>ai iment la
Washington today.
aid * ii
redemption of war savings certificate!
,i*t *o simple that it is easy, of conapre
hensimi for any child able to read as*
(Continued oa iW aatMa)

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