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I NEW YORK Iron and lead unchanged Spelter, fl I !' 1 9 f" ,' R N If ' A7 ' ' I il j J Ai Weather indication! for Ogden and vicinity. A I ,a.et: Eaat St. Loula delivery .pot, 6.1026-; 2c; y ':! T H , II I, L kJ7 L VV I 1 f ! f Fair tonight and Wednesday ; warmer tonight in ex- , j March, 6.12a6-22aC J J ' C treme southwest port.on. Thursday probably fair. 1 pj I L- 1 Q FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER 1 V fnnaT-No. 150. Pr.ce Five cenu.' OGDEN CITY, UTAH, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 24, 1919T LAST EDTtION 3 : 30 P. M. ! New German Foreign Secretary I i fo Head Delegation That Will I SigTi fie Treaty at Versailles I ; GERMANS BURN FRENCH BATTLE FLAGS I j i SIGNERS s 1 0 BE Vigorous Opponents of J Treaty Accept the Inevitable. RUMORS AFLOAT w jj Former Emperor De- dared Innocent of In- l3 stigatin? the War. TAKIS. Inn. 24 Hermann Mueller, ijK Ihe new Herman foreign secretary, will r head i he German delegation to sign T- i he pen in La Liberte saya The Germans probabh v. ill arrive at Ver- Bailies Wednesdaj morning 9 Opposition to the surrender of Oer . t man war leadera is apparently I he l ' r"'1"' '" wbich ihe greatest i-bjeetion H Ho the treaty is laised. Tbe delegates to the national assembly seem dis heartened and crushed Prcsideni Fehrenbach made a des 3 Berate rebetorical attempt to inspire 2f hope in ihe future but failed to stir L 3 sinch' -l i. Id ;ippl.iiS W. E WEIMAR, Monday. June 23. (By The Associated Press .) The German jj I delegation to sign the peace treaty ' I probabl) will be named tonight or to morrow. Before the national assembly voted i today to sign the peace terms uncon ditionally, fiery appeals in opposition IBk 'ere ma le by ihe Democrats and con-I 1 ' Fervativeg. but they apparently had little effect When the vote was1 called, all but a few members arose to signify their affirmation of the go crnment's decision to sign Once the Vj vote was taken, gloom appeared to J descend upon the assembly The most vigorous opponents of signing were I ' speechless and seemed to accept the inevitable with resignation. Many wild rumors ot what would jjji happen when it became known the 1 assembly had voted almost unani mously to accept the terms gained fell ' currency One that appeared to get k moft support was tbat all the officers of the German army would resign if the government did not refuse to sur- render German leader, especially 0 Field Marshal von Hiudenburg and General Ludendorff, and defy the allies to seize the former emperor. In ip military' and semi-military circles a strong insistence has developed that the former emperor is innocent and 0t that under no circumstances must he be placed on trial except in a neutral IB court. jgj In Rome quarters the threat of the officers to resign was taken most ser iously on the ground that such action might pavo the way for a Spartacan &d Communist uprising throughout the country. Paris, June 24-The sup erne block ade council mot tud.n to deride on .1 Alii wben th'' blockade uf Germany 7J should De nfto.J. One .dement it is un- aerstood, favors the dav when the ! treaty is ratified, but it is believed the council will probably decide to lift the blockade with the signing of the treat. uu ' FIREMEN TO STRIKB OMAHA. Neb., June 24 Tbe sta tionary firemen's union and the clerks ; nd stenographers' union, the latter a 4 1 II small organization, have voted to join 1 the general strike threatened Wedues- i av in sympathy with the teamsters 1 rn'j lruek driver?. The carpenters' I "D'yrf authorizing their officers to I hHt0V(,r action they think prop 1E r' Fihal decision as to an attempted I L eneral strike will be made Wednes I jwy evening. No efforts toward me- aiUon are being made. "Til f- . . Intend to Have Loss of Scuttled German Ships I Made Good. THREE SHIPS SAVED British Report Three Cruisers and Twenty Destroyers Afloat. PARIS, June 21 The French are debating the subject of the sinking of the ships and the steps tbe French government proposed to take to have the loss made good. Some criticism is directed at the Bri tish admiralty the Journal saying "No article in the armistice forbade the maintenance of British guards aboard the German ships." "Germany,'' says the I.'Action Fran raise, "may ono day, if we are not careful, scuttle the league of nations she scuttled the fleet. Premier Lloyd George and Sir Robert Cecil will he just as much responsible that day as aro now the autorities at Scapa Flow." It is likely that the whole subject will come up for discussion in parlia ment LONDON, June 24 Three of tbe German warships which their crews attempted to sink at Scapa Flow Sat urday have been beached and the Ba den is moored in readiness for beach ing, it was announced officially today, flu r is . very prospect of salving the ships in good condition if the neces sary apparatus arrives before bad weather sets in. The ships beached are the cruisers Emden. Frankfort and Nurnberg. Two destroyers are afloat and eigh teen have been beached. It is added that there is no prospect of savinc the other destroyers without elaborate operations. GERMAN ADMIRAL TO FACE TRIAL Commander Who Scuttled Heet at Scapa Flow Broke Armistice Conditions. LONDON. June 24 Admiral von Reuter in command of the German Heet scuttled and sunk in the Scapa Flow will be court martraled for having broken the armistice conditions, says the Daily Mail todav. Tho newspaper adds tbat the details of the trial will be arranged by the al lied council in Paris. General is Pessimistic BERLIN, June 23. (By the Associat ed Press) General Maercker; who commands forces guarding Weimar made a pessimistic statement at a meeting of various parties today re garding the signing of the treaty, ac cording to a Weimar dispatch. All the generals and staff officers of the army have threatened to retire if the gov ernment signs peace unconditionally. The assembly met at noon and Pre mior Bauer asked for confirmation of the assembly's decision as tbe allied and associated powers had rejected Germany's reservations. The assem bly thereupon declared the govern ment was still empowered to sign the treaty. PLANS FOR THE SIGNING Supreme Council Ar ranges for Ceremony at Versailles. GUNS BOOM IN PARIS Extreme Tension Breaks I When Word Arrives From Weimar. PARIS Monday, June 23. (By The Associated Press.) Long months of 'strain during the peace negotiations and weeks of doubt whether Germany would accept the conditions offered or 'would invito by her refusal of them s 'further Invasion of her country ended' I late this afternoon when a note an nouncing Germany's unconditional ac ceptance was delivered to the supreme I council of the conference The announremnt during the early morning of the council's decision to , refuse a further extension of time In I which Germany might answer inaugu rated a day of extreme tension. The first light came in a press dispatch from Weimar about noon, stating that Germany had decided to yield, but nothing was heard from Versailles un 1 til shortly after 3 o'clock when a tele phone message announced tbe arrival of the German reply. The first def inite announcement was made to American correspondents at rhe French press headquarters at Quil D'Orsay at 4 50 o'clock, it being stated that an affirmative reply had been de livered to Col. Henry, liaison officer, who was bringing it to Paris by auto mobile. I H vas not long after the reply had been received and opened before su- preme council, mat guns began to boom from the forts around Paris, and re joicing crowds began to stream j through th streets, having been ap-i J prised by the sound of cannon that the Germans had accepted the allied terms. Plans for the ceremony attenr'in'T the signature of the treaty were con sidered by the supreme council today It is known that President Wilson fa Ivors making it as simple as is con sistent with tho nature of the event. and the original plans for the conclus ion of "the second peace of Versail'es" I have been materially modified at his ! suggestion. Tho plenipotentiaries will be seated on a raised dais in the center of the I vast Hall of Mirrors in the Chateau of j Versailles, upon which will be in 'sialleri the table upon which tbe treaty will be signed. The program does net j (contemplate any set addresses, but III lis believed possible that both Premier' , Clemenceau and the leading German' I delegates may make short speeches, ' I The delegation will come to the table I when called upon by Secretary lfciul ' Dutasta to affix their signatures oppo site the seals which will, prior to the event, be fixed to the instrument. Visiting the Palace VERSAILLES, June 24 Premier Clemenceau, President Wilson and Premier Lloyd George visited the pa lace this afternoon to Inspect the ar rangements for the ceremony of sign ing the peace treaty. Clemenceau Goes to Versailles. PARIS, June 24 Premier Clemen ceau. president of the peace confer ence, will go to Versailles this morn ing to make final arrangements for tho signing of the treaty with Ger many. Editorials Not Jubilant. PARIS, June 24. In such headlines as "Really Peace at Last," does tub t .f 4 4- 4- INTERNATIONAL SITUATION. (By The Associated Press ) The signing of the peace treaty with Germans probably will tak.1 place Thursday. There is some doubt about the date, however, because of lack of word from Ger many regarding her new repre- -f sentation at Versailles. 4- Haniel von Haimhauscn, wbj was named ss plenipotentiary to sign the treaty, has telegraphed 4- his resignation to Weimar. -f President Wilson has ordered 4- the transport George Washington 4 4- to be held in readiness at Brest 4 4- for his departure He has agreed 4-4- to remain in Paris until tbe treaty has been signed Final arrange- "4 ments for the ceremony are bein 4 4- made at Versailles by Premier -t-4- Clemenceau. president of tbe 4- peace conference, who has an- 4 4 nounced his intention to resipn 4 '4 the premiership as soon as the 4 1 4 treaty is ratified t 4 Work on tbe Austrian treaty 4 ;4 was resumed by the represents- 4 tives of the great powers in Paris 4 4 today The council has referred 4-4- the question of the sinking of -r 4 the German ships in Scapa Flow 4- to a commission for determin:-.- 4 tlon as to whether the armistice 4-t- conditions were violated by the ! Germans' act. : 4- Tommaso Tittoni, the new for- 4 4 eign minister of Italy, will be the 4-4- leading Italian delegate at tho 4 j 4- peace conference, according to ad- 4-i4- vices from Rome It issaid-tbat 4- declarations he has made do not 4-4- reflect any disposition on his part 4-4- to recede from tho position taken -4 by former Premier Orlando and -4 ;4 foreign Minister Sonnino as to 4 4 Italian claims on the eastern y ore of the Adriatic 4- press of Paris express its relief at the formal end of tbe great war. Editoria' writers embroider their text with com ments in keeping with the principles professed by their resepetive news papers, but none of the writers is en tirely jubilant. Underlying all the com ment is tbe feeling that the task which lies ahead is almost equal to that of winning tho war. PARIS. June 24 Work on the Aus trian peace treaty was resumed by the council of three today The comple tion of the document is desired as speedily as possible. Financial ex perts were called before the council at today's session. Demonstrations in Germany LONDON. June 24 News of tbe German government's agreement to sign the peace terms resulted in pa triotic demonstrations throughout Ger many, tbe Exchange Telegraph's Cop enhagen correspondent reports. In Berlin, Munich and other large cities, the despatch says, processions formed and marched along the princi pal streets, the participants singing war songs and cheering the generals of the old empire. The officers' association, it iP added, has asked the Dutch government not to deliver tho former German emperor to the allies. In a telegram, officers of the association said, "we can pro tect the kaiser with our bodies, but we replv upon the generosity of the Uutch people.'' French Had Been Warned. PARIS. June 24 Viscount Gustav do Kerguezec. member of the naval committee of the chamber of deunties. told tbe budget committee of 'he chamber vesterday that he had warned the French ministry of marine previ ously that the German fleet interned in Scapa Flow was not being watched with sufficient care. The budget committee then d"cldd to ask Premier Clemenceau for furth er information on the subject. 00 BODIES OF II. S. SOLDIERS TAKEN TO CEMETERIES WASHINGTON. June 24 Replying to complaints forwarded by Senator Chamberlain of Oregon that military cemeteries in France were not proper ly cared for. Secretary Baker wrote j the senator today that the gra es regis tratlon sendee was removing bodies! from isolated burial grounds to larse I cemeteries such as that at Sure-res, r ear Paris. The secretary said tho I cemeteries wre being cared for in I every way. GERMAN PREMIER REVOLTS Nation Violated Body and Soul to Horror of World. I BERLIN, Jun (By The Assjci-I ated Press.) Addressing the German national assembly at Weimar today in reference to the unconditional signa ture of the peace treaty, Dr. Otto Cjuer, premier, said tbat a "defeated nation was being violated body and soul to the horror of the world " "Let us sign,'' h continued, " but It Is our hope to the last breath that this attempt against our honor may ono dav recoil against its authors" Bum French Battle Flags. PARIS, June 24 Word of tbe burn ing of certain French battle flags by the Germans has been received h'.r Peace conference opinion is apparent ly unanimous that this is a distinct violation of the peace treaty, inasmuch as that document stipulated that the. flags should be returned to France by Germany. I It is probable that a commission 'si'l 1 be appointed to consider taking action in the matter. Presumably the foregoing refers to French battle flags taken by tbe Ger mans in the war of 1870-71, Artkle j 245 of the peace treaty, in the orig inal draft, stipulated that within six months after (he treaty should take effect Germany must restore to France I the trophies, works of art, etc.. carried j from France by tho German authori ties in the Franco-Prussian war. "pr itlcularly the French flags taken in the I course of the war of 1870-71." nr. FOOD RIOTS IN BERLIN AND MOBS IN MANNHEIM BERLIN. Monday. June 23. (By the Associated Press) Police and soldiers who intervened in food riots in the northern suburbs of Berlin today ex changed shots with mobs of men and women, but there were no casualties. A number of shops were plundered Reports from Mannheim say that eleven persons were killed and thirty - ; seven wounded during the rioting there Sunday. Two hundred persons were 1 arrested. FOR THE I ENTENTE lust Transfer 70,000 Czecho-Slovaks From Siberia to Homes. PARIS. Monday. June 23. (By the Associated Press) Tho transfer of 60,000 to 70,000 Czecho-Slovak troops to their homes from Siberia is now bo- I coming a pressing problem for the en I tente. These soldiers, exhausted by ! years of fighting, are so eager to re turn to their newly formed republic, I that their usefulness in Siberia Is 'questionable. Some of their regiments (have become infected with Bolshevism I and a general spread of red ideas is ! feared, if the men are kept from their homes another winter. The problem of transporting the Czechs via Vladivostok and the Medl terranean is a difficult one. It has been suggested that they might be sent westward over the trans Siberian line and given an opportunit to fight their ! way through the Bolshevik! in Rus sia. Military experts on allied staffs are apparently confident the Czechs could cross Russia if provided with supplies and given permission to ! make their way westward to their ' home land. OO 7 AGED WIDOW OF MAXIMILIAN NOW 79 YEARS OLD BRUSSELS, June 7. (Correspon dence of the Associated Press) Char lotte, widow of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, was 79 years old today. She is in good health and lives at the Chateau de Bouchot, near Antwerp, which was unharmed by the Germans. She seems to have remained in ignor anre ...f the happenings of the last five vears and only manifested anxiety when the big guns thundered during the siege of Antwerp. The empress is unaware of the death lor her brother, King Leopold of Bel glum. The word death is never men tioned in her presence and when, one by one. her old friends and servants die, she is told they have gone on a "long Journey." Her tragic Indiffer ence makes it Impossible to tell whe ther she understands. i NOTICE to Advertisers Our new Rate Card and Circulation Guarantee is now being printed, and should reach you by June 25th. Call us up if you don't get one. EFFECTIVE JULY 15T Display 40c per inch; Readers 45c per inch. Locals 15c per line; Randoms 25c per line. The Ogden Standard bIbIbIbIbH Bsl Bil BSsl ITALY I SENDING I NEW HEN I Peace Delegation to Ar- H rive in Paris on H Friday. H FRIENDLY TO U.S. New Premier Desires I American Aid in I Reconstruction. I ROME, Monday. June 23 The new Italian delegation to tbe peace con- I ference. It was announced tonight, will leave here Wednesday and expects to arrive in Paris in time to sign tbe treaty of peace with Germany The delegation is composed of Foreign L Minister Tittoni and three senators, Vittorlo Sclaloia, Guglielmo Marconi and Mnggiorino Ferraris. Marquis Gorgio Guglielmo. a member of the chamber of deputies, will be secretary of the delegation. PARIS. June 21 The Italian dele gation said today that it had been In formed that a new delegation to tho peace conference will arrive In Pari. Frida . It will consist of Foreign , Minister Tittoni. Senator Guglielmo Marconi and Senator Vittorio Scialoia. It Is not known if others will be added to the delegation, but it is believed likely that Senators Creep! and Fer rals, who are in Taris, will compleie the mission. H New Italian Premier ROME. Monday, June 23 Francisco INlttl, tho new Italian premier, is un doubtedly a statesman who is most friendly to America, said Guglielmo Marconi today in speaking of the new , cabjnet. If is known that Signor NitU wishes to establish close relations with Amer 1 ica to bring about the reconstruction of Italy. The newspapers favorable to Baron Sonnino, former minister of for eign affairs, and the nationalist press are unfavorable to tbe new cabinet, maintaining it is not particularly keen to uphold Italy's claims, but Tommaso Tittoni. the new foreign minister, who will be the first Italian delegate at , Paris has declared "a satisfactory peace for Italy must be surh as will allow her to conclude equitable trea ties, insure raw materials for her In jdustries, protect her emigration and safeguard her position in the Adriatic , and Mediterranean, besides giving her. I her legitimate colonies." Impartial political observers agree that the downfall of the Orlando mln 1 istry was due to Italy's disapproval of the handling of the nation's affairs at the peace conference Premier Or lando was superseded because of weeks of discontent and disgust with the methods of the conference, espe cially regarding Italian claims, bad reached a culmination. "The new goernment must go to Taris with a firmer resolve to secure the ends for which Italy fought," said Captain GabrieJe d'Annunzio, the Ital ian poet -aviator, today. "Woe to It if it should return without having ac complished this mission. Italian, claims on the Adriatic must be allowed." oo GOVERNMENT FLEET OPPOSED ! WASHINGTON. June 24 Opposition j to sale of the government's merchant fleet was expressed ih a resolution in troduced today by Senator Fletcher, Democrat, Florida, who proposes to ad dress the senate on tho subject. j Opinions held by tho averag man i fare of tbe second hand vriety.