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NEW YORK ,ron and Lad unchanged. Sp.lt,, 1 I II 1 III f 1 1 ! 5?l XI XI Weather indications tor Ogden and vicinity: quiet; East St. Louis delivery spot, t 10 26.22 ,Cj J ( I T II K II, I ft I A I EL I Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday; warmer in north March, 6.12Jai224o. LSM s Lj J VI V JV ' ' Cj VW W "V and northeast portions. , FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER j : . . H Forty.nlnth Year-No. 88. Price Five Cents. OGDEN CITY, UTAH SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 12, 1919. LAST EDITION 3:30 P. M I JAPANESE MASSACRE THOUSANDS OF I UNARMED KOREANS IN HORRIBLE WAY I BRUTAL ACTS OF TROOPS Japs Snooting, Beating, Hookinp Koreans v Mercilessly. HOMES DESTROYED f Women Stripped and I Beaten Before Street I Crowds, I I SAN FRANCISCO. April 12 Japa- hese Lu gan hat was described as a! W ''massacre" In Korea at Seoul, the cap s' iial during .1 demonstration March 28,1 I according to a cablegram received hero1 I today by the Korean National asso I elation from a nathe Christian pastor.1 The cablegram was filed from W Shanghai. According to officials of the Korean National association here. ' I the information Mas sent by messen- I I ger from Seoul to Shanghai by the as - j I sociation's representative at Seoul ' I- Thr- rablci 'tiud: K Japan began a massacre in Korea', Dyer thousand unarmed people killed in Seoul during three hours demon e stration on iwenty-eieiuh. .Japanese B troops and fire brigades have ordered shooting, hyaline, hooking peoph' ni'-r-I ellessly throughout Korea. Klled s a oral thousand since twenty -seventh m ' Churches, schools, homes of lead - j m efle destroyed. Women made naked' M and beaten before crowds especially jflP leaders' family. th- imprisoned being r severely tortured. Doctors are forbid-1 I den caring wounded. Foreign Red I I Cross urgently needed." f LABOR DELEGATE MAKES PROPOSAL , PARI? Friday. April 11 (By the Associated Press) At the meeting of the peace conference today before the report of the committee on interna tional labor legislation was adopted, Bmlle Vandervelde, the Belgian labor U 'IHcgati;. made what in effect was a minority report. He advocated the ! admission to the international labor conference of delegates from countries with which a stale of war still exists, ! raying that otherwise he felt there might be held another conference where the proletariat from all coun irles would be represented and which would wield more power than the con ference to be held in Washington next October. He concluded by saying that ques tions relative to the adoption of an eight hour day, equality of salaries for men and women workers, and legisla tion denim-.- v jili night work must be t settled. 'There are two ways to arrive at t these results," be said. "One is the i Uussian v.-ay and the other British jM method. I prefer the hitter, f If. Colliard, the French labor dele- pate, spoke briefly bespeaking French support and approval of I he report. I Savings Banks f Asked to Aid in Checking Exodus NEW YORK, April 12 All the sav 'ngs banks in the United States are ''-ked in letters sent, out today by the savings bank section of the American Bankers' association to aid in cheeking the exodus from this country of thou sands of aliens who are sailing for their native lands with millions of Am erican dollars. J)uo to Bolshevik pro paganda, the association says, an "alarming" proportion of Hie fourteen million foreign born population in the United States aro selling their Lib erty bonds and withdrawing their money from the banks. "It is estimated that about Sl.SOOnfifi cannot be stopped from going and that they v.-ill rarry with them ilearly four billion dollars or four-fifths of the to rii tal currency in circulation and in ro- serve in the United States before the war," said the letters. I oo A lawyer doesn't know everything, as he thinks you think hw does. MARCH REVIEWS i MOM ! , Company L of 339th Infantry Are Identified: FIRST U. S. CASE Direct Line for Supply and Reinforcements Kept Open. j WASHINGTON. April 12 Company' 1 Ol the o39th infantry was identified i I today bv General March as Ihe unit I which recently refused to return to i front line trenches in the Archangel sector when ordered to do so by Its officers. i A supplementary report to the de partment on the incident said it was worthy of note thai the questions put by th" men of Company I to their of ificers ' were identical with the ques tions which Bolshevik propaganda ad , vloed Ihi.l tit? pi;i fo ih.nET. The department has not received copies of the Bolshevik leaflets eon -jtaining these questions and General I March said he was extremely anxious I to secure one. "in my long service," t'.eneral March said. "I don't recall an other instance where American sol diers did not want to go into a fight. They always have said "lead us to it.' " j A report from Murmansk dated iMarch 28 said the ( nda bridge on the railroad south of Murmansk had been j rebuilt, restoring communication with J the southernmost post of the Allies W hile the actual situation of the small commands of the expedition in north Russia is not known, General March said the re-opening of com -: munication 1o the south over the Onda j bridge solved any military question i since it afforded a direct line for sup plj and reinforcements. Communication between Murmansk and Archangel is being kept open with I the assistance of ice-breakers. General March did not indicate what I the latest reports showed as to the pre? pi.r - laie of discipline among the American force. Demobilization of Army. Demobilization has reduced th total strength of the American arm" below two million. Complete reports ! tc April 8, announced today by Gcn I oral March, showed the aggregate strength on that date to be 1,980,506. Since November 11th, 6SC.114 have sailed for home and up to April 8th. 605,772 had been landed There have been returned to civil life 1,701.469 officer? and men, 5u per cent of the officers i nd 46 per cent of tho men who were in the army when the arm istice v as signed Discharge criers now total 1,925,000. 'DETROIT'S OWN' ASKS LENIENCY FOR MUTINEERS DETROIT. Mich., April 12. The Detroit's Own Welfare association composed of relatives of men in tho 339th infantry, a part of the allied force in Russia, has appealed to tho war department for leniency in deal ing with American soldiers who mutinied March 30, when ordered to tho front lines. The message refers to "the odds ngainst which the troops are fighting" and renews the request that they be withdrawn at an early date. The ::9th, known as "Detroit's Own," comprises Hie greater part of the American forces in Russia uu YOUNG MEN FOR SHIPS. WASHINGTON. April 11. A call for two thousand young Americans to man the ships of the new merchant mi rine was issued today by tho ship ping board. They will be put in train ing for two months as apprentice sea mer firemen and stewards and then b . ned in ships living the U. S. flag in overseas and coastwise service. .since the establishment of its train ing system In January, 1918, the ship ping hoard has accepted 22.523 men. There is reason in all things, but i it s different vih soim- people. BARON WARNS RULERS Bolshevism Brought De ! feat of Both Russia and Germany. REVIEWS SITUATION Germs of Social Unrest Are Nurtured by Want. NEW YORK. April 12. Baron Rosen, formerly Russian ambassador 1 It Ihu 1-liltnH CJtilnt n m f , 1, - peace plenipotentiaries who settled the war between Russia and Japan, In an address before the Brooklyn cham ber of commerce, his first publi ut terance since arriving in America, an exile from his native land, declared it was "the deadlv poison of Bolshe vism which brought on the defeat or Russia and next of German," ana I tbat its "sudden rise and stupendu fOtts L-rov. e rV-uld be a solemn warning to the ruling classeS ir all belligerent countries. "Russia as a political entity has temporarilj ceased to e.tirt," soid Baron Rosen. "There is at present no political party or body of men which could be held to be entitled lo enter upon international engagements in the name of Russia and the Rus sian nation least of all that small group of demented fanatics with their ' following of murderous bandits who have usurped power by violence, who I maintain their tyrannical power by a ; regime of terrorism such as the world ! has never seen, who have completely ruined and destroyed the social fab ric of the state and who have turned what was once the empire of Russia into a wilderness of primitive bar barism), a prison, a lunatic asylum and a slaughter house. "The germs of this deadly disease, Bolshevism, although lying dormant, were present and are still present ev crywhoro, ' said the speaker, "bred and nurtured by the atmosphere of social unrest, ?n inevitable accompani ment of the wonderful achievements of modern civilization which are do ing so much to emphasize and render more glaring the contrast between the luxury and ease of the few and the want and limitations of the many, condemned to a life of incessant toil, joyless monotony and anxious inse curity." Defeat cf the Russian army did not cans.- the 'disease." Baron Knsen ex plained, declaring that "it was the prolongation of the war with its at- tenuant suirenngs and misery which created among the fifteen million to seventeen million Russian soldiers and sailors," the conditions leading up to the revolution of March 1ft 7, which although inspired by ihe Duma lead crs from the very opposite motives Duma leaders from the very oppo site motives, was actually accepted I by the mutinous garrison and revolu tionary workmen of Petrograd and was an expression of the revolt of I the people against Ihe v,ai " ) Tho Bolshevik!, said the speaker. promised immediate peace and this! gained the support of tho people. Russ Problem Difficult. Discussing the problem of tho imme diate future of Russia, the former am-1 bassador said "it is one of unexampled 1 difficulty." Its solution is required In tho interest of all mankind, he de clared, adding that "if Bolshevism bet not now extirpated root and branch j and if It is suffered to spread any tur ther it might ultimately come to mean tho doom of our race and civilization." "No one can tell when and how tho j time will come when tho world a. ill again behold Russia reconstituted as a political entity and able to resume her; placo In the family of nations," con tinued ihe ex-ambaBsador. Only Glimmer of Hope. "For the present the only glimmer of hope seems to lie in the evolution out of tho prevailing chaos of a mili tary dictatorship such as must alwaj c be the outcome of a prolonged state of anarchy, if the teachings of history are to be developed. Some indica tions of the possibility of a similar de velopment aro already discernible d mlral Kolchak, the head of the Sibe rian government, having already se cured the submission to this aiithorit of General Deneklue of the Kuban Cos Backs, and Kransoff of the Cossacks of the Don. has, it seems, begun to use in his public utterances the firm lan- guage of a dictator hip conscious or his power and determination Lo i u der his will auprjiuu.'' 4- WEATHER FORECAST, t 4 WASHINGTON, April 12. 4 f Weather predictions for the week f beginning Monday -4- I'pper Mississippi valley: C,on- r rally fair, nearly normal temper- 4- ature. -f - Northern Rocky mountain and plateau regions: Generally fair, - except occasional rains or snoits 4- first half over northern portion; 4- nearly normal temperature ex- 4 4 cept probably somewhat below about middle of the week. 4 4 Southern Rocky Mountain and 4 4- platcou regions: Occasional 4M 4 rains early in week; generally 4- fair thereafter. Nearly normal 4 j 4 temperature. 4 4 Pacific stales Generally fair 4 4- except rains during early days 4- from central California north- -f 4- ward. Nearly normal tempera- 4- tures. -f I 4 4-4 4-44444i i oo PLOT HAS ! BEEN DISCOVERED, j , German Foreign Minister In 1 volved in Attempt to Stir Up Armed Rebellion. CONSUL ARRESTED Germany and German-Austria Tries to Draw Czecho slovakia In. ZT'RICH, Switzerland Apt 11 2. Cor-' rospondence of The Associated Press) I Count Brockdorff-Rantzau, the Ger man foreign minister who has been Re flected as one of the German dele . to the peace conference was involved j in a recen; attempt by Germany and ; German-Austria to stir up armed re-1 bellion against Czecho slovakia, ac-' I cording to a special correspondent! 'writing from Prague. The alleged plo; was discovered by Czecho-Slovak an-j jthorifies when they arrested Dr. Fan!-j schwa-7 the German vi o consul at Prague, ahd one of his woman agents.) Julia Aplen. BERLIN. April 12. (By The Asso- iated Press) The ministry of justice' has drafted a till dealing with crim- inal procedure under one provision of which any woman may serve on juries :in the lower courts. The measure al- j ters the existing method of selecting, the jury lists so that it will be done! by popular vote. The bill will go be-1 fore the national assembly in a few Says. BERLIN. April 12 Reports received from Munich today state that an I agreement has been reached between the central council and the conimun- i ists. This is held to indicate that the1 moderate elements in the Bavarian capital have gained the upper hand. w Mine Foreman and Fire Boss Blamed For Mine Disaster DENVER. Colo.. April 12--A mine foreman and a fire boss were blamed for the explosion in the Empire mine at Agnilar. Colo., March 13, in a re port by Colorado's coal mine Inspector today. Thirteen miners lost their lives In the accident. The report charges that William Wardell, the foreman, did not with draw his men from tbo mine when he kuew that the fan, used lo prevent accumulation of gases in the mine, had j stopped and that Joseph Jackson, firo boss, did not report, the conditions in the mine. The license of Jackson has been re voked. The foreman will be given a hearing next week to show cause why his certificate should not be cancelled DEBS IS TO PEN Supreme Court Mandate Received in Cleve land. BEGINS SENTENCE j District Attorney Wertz Ordered to Turn Over Debs. CLEVELAND, O., April 12 The United states supreme court mandate, ordering that Eugene V. Debs, Social ist leader, be taken to Moundville, W. Va., federal prison to begin a ten year Bentence for violation of the espion act, was received by District Attorney Werts this morning. Leaves in Early Morning. TERRE HAUTE, tad., April 12 - Eugene V. Debs said today he would leirve on an early train for Cleveland,! O., in anticipation of going to the: prison at Moundsville, West Virginia, to begin his sentence. no GERMAN NITROGEN PLANTSORGANIZE Government Secures Control and Right to Fix the Syndicate Prices. BERLIN. April 11. A syndicate of all the German nitrogen plants has been tentatively organized under the direction of tho ministry of finance. The government which invested heav ily in this Tvar-born industry having secured a controlling influence and the right to fix prices, now proposes to validate the enydicate by legislation and to submit a contract with the con sumers to the national assembly for ratification. The contemplated consolidation takes the place of tho proposed plan to create a monopoly in the industry which is strongly opposed by the na tional assembly. oo RECORD FLIGHT OF AIRPLANE. WASHINGTON, April 11. A record flight for an airplane equipped with a 150-horse power, Hispano-Suiza mo tor, was reported to have been made today by pilot Leon D. Smith oi the Postal aerial mail service in a ilight from Washington to New York. Oar-1 rying 157 pounds of mail matter, in addition to n full load of gasoline an average of 111 miles an hour was maintained for the entire distance f 21S miles. Call in the NEW MERCHANTS' ASSOCIATION As an organization interested in Ogden and as an Ogden institution, the Ogden Standard invites the new Merchants' organization to audit the circulations CITY PAID, CITY AND SUBURBAN PAID AND TOTAL PAID OF THE STANDARD AND THE EXAMINER If the Standard does not beat the Examiner at least 40 in city paid, at least 25" in city and suburban paid and at least 40' in total paid circulation, we will pay for the audit. If the Examiner loses in all three they are to pay the expenses of the audit and shut up. ALSO CHECK UP ALL FOREIGN CONTRACTS which both papers have with the outside advertising agencies and advertisers and see just what other advertisers pay for space in both papers and the Standard will publish the findings of the association in full. 'TTiere's a Reason." Standard Statement 7842 Examiner Statement 5310 Standard surplus 2532, or nearly 50 LEAGOE DRAFT READY No Vital Change, Except Monroe Docrine, Made in Covenant. 26 ARTICLES; Japans Request for Racial Equality Recog nition Not Included. PARIS April 12 The text of the league of nations covenant will be made public In a few days, says the official announcement of the league of nations commission regarding last night's session. Except for the tech nical task of bringing the French and English texts into accord with the covenant, the announcement states, it Is ready for a preliminary session of the peace conference RA&IS, April 12. With the sinetc exception of the amendment specitlc ally ex mpting the Monroe doctrine from being effected by the covenant, no vital change was made by the league of nations commission in that document In its meetings on Thurs day and Friday nights. Last night's meeting marked the conclusion of the consideration of the covenant. Last night's discussion lasted four hours. President Wilson attending the session and remaining until it closed, after midnight. No date was set for a plenary session of the peace confer ence to consider the covenant. The covenant as the committee left it did not include any section grant ing Japan's request for the recognition of racial equality, and neither was a section introduced covering the re quest of France for an international military general staff. Both Japau and France announced that they re served the right to bring up the amendments they desired before a plo inary session of the conference. ' As it now stands the covenant i on tains twenty-six sections. Boundary Question to be Settled PARIS, April 12. (Havas) The council of four of the peace confer ence expects to finish its examination of the boundary questions in dispute on Monday next and to summon the German delegates to Versailles in the course of next week, according to Le Journal today. FRENCH SIGN MANIFESTO- PARIS. April 12. Three hundred of the French chamber of deputies have signed a manifesto associating them selves with the resolutions signed Thursday by the members of the Ben ate in which hope was expressed thai full restitution would be exacted from the enemy and that full cost of the war would be imposed "on those re sponsible for the greatest crime of his tory." The resolution said that the senators insisted that ihe peace treaty and the league or nations provide ie Igal and territorial guarantees of suffi cient strength to prevent future wars. Growing Discontent. This is taken by many observers, including French newspapers, as an other sign of the growing disconti ttl with the peace conference and its work. The French press also is. ap parently discontented over the results of tho last two meetings of the league of nations commission. Pertinax, writing In the Echo de Paris, warns the council of four that the parliaments in London, Paris and Wp:-iiington, not to speak of others, will not accept "a peace treaty blind folded. "The preliminaries are being elabo rated in Becrecy. The council of ten di Ided lo make tbo league of nations thl keystone Ol their work, but at. the lat-.t meeting of the league commis sion as before, all amendments likely to give it bones, muscles and nerves, notable those offered by ihe French, found no mercy from those great doc trinaries, President Wilson and Lord Robert. Cecil." oo FOOD REACHES POLAND PARIS, April 11. (By Tho Associ ated Press) The American relief or ganitation has shipped to Poland and distributed 83,000 tons of food since February 20, and the eastern border is the only section where the situation is si ill desperate, according to Dr. Vernon C. Kellocg. of th- American food administration, who has just re turned l torn Poland. f ill iil 111 LABOR I PARTY I FORMED I Platform Pledges Are I Adopted at Illinois Convention. WOMEN EQUAL PAY I Reduction of Cost of Liv- ing and Right to I Organize. SPRINGFIELD 111. April 12 Thn j Labor parly of Illinois today issued the following statement of its conven. H Labor Is the primary and just basl.j j of political responsibility and power j It is not merely the right but the I duty of the workers by hand or brain H to become a political party. The Labor party is destined to usher in the new day of freedom io the United States freedom from the jrrind of poverty; freedom from the H ownership of government by big busi ness; freedom of the menand women who buy food and clothing and pay rent, from exploitation at the hand of the mouev kings of "kingless" America. Organized workers are members ol it. Fnorganized workers are member ' I of it. Clerks, housewives, newspaper men, farmers, school teachers, book- H keepers belong to it. Such heads ol business concerns as are not exploit- i a or profiteers belong to it. There is no place in the party for those ho are not workers There is room within It for all who perform service in society. Program Pledges. The party enunciates the following program to which it pledges Itself: ! Democratic control of industry am' commerce for the general good of I those who work The unqualified tight of workers to organize. The freedom from economic hazard which comes with a minimum wage based upon the cost of living. A maximum working day of clgh' hours and abolition of unemployment by reducing the hours of work still further, as necessary to permit all who are able to wqrk to find occupa tion and full pay for those who. for a time are unemployed because of ill ness, accident or temporary loss of Equal Pay for Women. Complete enfranchisement of worn en and equal pay for men and women doing similar work. Reduction of the cost of living to a just level by the elimination of jH wasteful methods and profiteering. Complete revision of the state con- stitution. Taxation of Inheritances. Income and land values, but not of improve- jH monts. Public ownership and operation of all public utilities, including grain elevators, warehouses, stock yards. abattoireSj insurance and banks. Development under public owner ship of the waterpower sites. Pliblld ownership, prefcrrable fed eral, of the mines. State mhI to provide lands and homes for Illinois residents. Abolition of employment of all un der Democratic Public Education. A democratic system of public edu Oll from kindergarten to unlver- H slly with free text books. Old age and health insurance, an adequate workmen's compensation and a mother's pension. Use by the state of only such sup plies and materials as bear the union label Abolition of private employment, detective and striker employment ser vices. Abolition of the state senate. Abolition of the power of judges to issue and enforce injunctions In In dustrial disputes. Complete restoration of all fundi mental political rights free speech, tree press and free assemblage; the rnnoval f all wartime restraints up on the interchange of Ideas. Four Men Refuse to Join Union. CINCINNATI, O., April 12 With ili. exception of 142 firemen who ie fused io resign their positions, the Cincinnati fire department today is manned by the Cincinnati regiment of home guards. The firemen resigned Mse four men who had presentd demands to the city from the firemen's union had been discharged tor joining a uuion.