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NEW YORK Iron and Kad unchanged. Spelter, fig 6 fl 7 g Illlll'fll I E I iM I 6 Weather indications for Ogden and vicinity: g2rW " 6-106"; XUJl lLyJU tonightand. ,itt,e change in tempera. ' O FEARLESS ZS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER I . 1 Forty.ninth Year-No .151. Pr.ce Five Cent.. OGDEN CITY. UTAH. WEDNESDAY EVENING. JUNE 25. 1919. LAST EDITION 3:30 P. M. CRISIS AGAIN ONI ULTIMATUM TO BE SENT HUNS I PARIS, June 25. Up to 4:45 o'clock this afternoon no official word has been received here regarding Germany's plans with regard to the formal signing of the peace I S treaty. The peace conference leaders were undisguisedly perplexed over the situation. H I Bo i Allies to Send Message Fixin? Hour of Signing. MUST NAME SIGNERS w Huns to Be Given Certain I Number of Hours I to Comply. ' I PARIS. June 25. If the heads of I the allied powers in Paris do not hoari from Weimar very soon regarding t lie j German delegation for the signing of jf ,ue peace treaty an ultimatum will be! sent to ihe German government, ac- cording to the Paris office of Reutr's Limited The ultimatum will demand I the appointment of plenipotentiary a within a certain number of hours. It was announced today the Pr-u-: dent l'oincarc'.s official dinner to the; peace plenipotentiaries Will take place Friday night. It was originally planned C to hold the dinner on the night of ihe . rignlng of the treaty but the uncer tainty as to the date for the ceremony has caused Friday to bo uamed del- i initely for the dinner. Irrespective of1 f. the time of the event at Versatile?. Sgnng Is Delayed. PARIS, June 25. It was conceded ' 'to be impossible that the ceremony of1 (signing could take place before Satur - day Unofficial reports were that it' TIRv probably would be delaved until Mon J j Conference's Circles Uneasy. PARIS, June 25 The lack of of-, ticial advices from German with r ard to the new plenipotentiaries has caused some uneasiness In conferet ce circles and the plans for the sign!) g of tho treaty an m a complete state , - of suspense Herr Haniel von Haln gausen, the acting German represent. n-1 000Jm tive at Versailles, apparently is also without information. Order to Hungarians. a COPENHAGEN", June 25 Tho alliel I corumanders have ien the Hunrar1. ns until the evening of June 28 to Jacuate the port of ( cho-Slovaktal Ijjjjl invaded, according to a Budapest, 0 1 dlspai, h i,j.1 )--Uii , ,;,, j,,n ,,. the damage don.- bv the Hungarian K troops Is demanded. When the evacu ation Is completed the allies. : is stated, will request the Rumanians tn si: evacuate Iluncman torritorv. r Former King in Difficulty PARIS. June 25 (Havas ) Former HP Constantiue of Greece, who has wen living in Switzerland. Is in fin mcial difficulties, according to advices worn Geneva to Paris newspapers.! ormer Emperor William had been '"PPlying the former Greek ruler with ; J"nds, but this subsidy has been rut 11 11 'dded that Constantine is endeavoring to become reconciled with present Greek government. A Soldiers Are Arrested Ii k?NDCN' J,lr"" 25 A number of; o'alers have been arrested in Wei mar, according to an Exchange Tc!e-J Kaph dispatch from Copenhagen, on rgt'K ot having planned to arrest J? murder Philip Scheldemann, tho I ionner premier. The plot was to hive I Wn carried out Monday evening White Guards Near Petrograd. HELSINGFORS, Tuesday, June 24. I I " IT Uaslan volunteer White Guards nave occupied Peterhof. I!) miles f:om etrograd, according to a report re ceived here, GEN. PERSHING AND HOOVER ARE GIVENBEGREES OXFORD. Eng.. June 25. (By The Associated Press ) General Pershing and Herbert ('. Hoover represented tne United States today in a distinguished company of noted men from the allied countries who were honored today by Oxford university with degrees of doc tor of ci il law. The ceremony was jthe culminating feature of the annual I neaonia or eommemoration exercises The event was rich In ceremon'al pomp fostered by the traditions of this famous institution Nono of the spec tators followed the proceedings with keened interest than a handful of American army students who h: ve bepn studying here. Among those who witnessed the ceremony was Mrs. Hoover. Karl Gurzon, chancellor of the unl versity prc-ided, and solemnly weut through the prescribed formula of pro posing the degrees to the house. After the house had as solemnly rranted the degrees, the recipients were summoned to turn by the public orator. Degrees Are Conferred. Those upon whom the degrees were conferred included General Pershing, Mr. Hoover, Baron Makino, head of the Japanese conference delegation'; Marshal Joffre of France, Vice Admiral Mr David Reatty. Field Marshal Sir Douglas Halg, Major General Sir Hen Pi Hughes Wilson, chief of the British imperial staff, and Vice Admiral Sir Rosslyn Wemysti, first sea lord. Ior mer Premier Orlando of Italy and Pre mier Ignace Jan Paderewskl of Po land received degrees by prox. Each of these men, as thoy were presented with their degrees, bowed their thanks and took their seats No Bpeei hes were made by those to whom the degrees were given and the cre mony was concluded quickly All the invited persons assembled at Trinity college where they were re ceived bv the chancellor. Earl Cur con; the vice chancellor, and other o.l cials of thp university. The process ion then formed and marched along the street a few hundred yards to the en trance of the yard leading to the Sheldonian theatre where the cere mony was held. The public, most of whom were un able to gain admission to the building, v ere packed along both sides of the line ofmarch, keen for a Bight of the celebrities Th- crowd cheered those whom they recognized. Fershing and Hoover Heartily Greet-J. Both General Pershing and Mr. Hoover were greeted heartily when the group filed into the theatre American students at Oxford aband oned then plan for an Informal recep tion in General Pershing's honor be cause of the uncertainty of his ability to leave army headquarters and come to Oxford for the ceremony Most ol tho American students left here r terdm tor Liverpool and Brest on ' Bit way to their homes in the United States. After leaving the theatre, the party prore. de to All Souls' i oIIcrp to ar tend a luncheon given by officials ot the University. Besides those partici pating in the degree ceremonies, the guests included Mrs. Hoover and M i jor Ceneral John Biddle and Colonel Lloyd C Grlscom, General Pershing's aides The luncheon was informal and there were no speches. SHORTAGE OF A MILLION HOMES IN UNITED STATES I . ATLANTIC CITY. N. J, June 2fi There is a shortage of one million homes in the United States, according to William H. Garland, of Los Angeles, I president of the National Association ot Real Estate boards, the 2.rth an jnual convention of which body opened ' here today. Tho association, he said, will co i operate with the federal officials of the United Slates housing commission in ' providing enough homes to meet the pressing demands. The association, j he added, does not. however, approve of the housing commission remaining in existence after the problem of a shortage in houses has been solved. uo BAR SILVER NEW YORK, June 25 Bar silver Jl.lOTi- Mexican dollars ENGLISH LABOR PARTY TO MEET I IN SQUTHPORT j SOUTHPORT, Enp.'.and, June "" ' Main interest in the nineteenth annual Conference of the labor party which I opens in Pouthport today lies in the: question of using industrial action to secure political aims. An inf!uenii;il section of the leaders of the triple al- llanre of miners, railwaymen and t I transport workers has long been 'D Uavor of exercising the power of the :.illiance to compel compliance with the demand? for the abolition of conscrip tion, the withdrawal of troops from Russia, the release of conscientious objectors and other objects Bought. The crtion taken by the executive ,' council of the triple alliance last n!j,ht In deciding to convene a special rcn iference in Ixmdon July 23 to consid er what action -hould be taken to coni- pel the government to comply with the demands mentioned, was a step independent of today's conference. The : aetion taken by the London confer-' i ence, however, will be materially af fected by the attitude of the preseul conference, at which the controversy i j between the advocates of Industrial j and constitutional methods, respective ly, of achieving the alms will be dis-j i cussed from every angle. I The far-reaching importance of any , I decision placing in the hands of the ! industrial unions the power to en-1 force political demands by means of strikes, Is recognized by the executive i ! committee of the labor conference,. ; which in a report to be presented to 'day expresses the view that if lsbor Ms to Institute such a precedent in (British industrial history it is import jtive that the trade unions realize the responsibility which such a movement entails and should themselves den f mine the ground plan of the new ctrn-jpaign French Deputies Stopped. PARIS, Tuesday, June 24 Deputy i J .ui L-onguet. Under of the minority Socialists, and M. Fiossard. gen ral secretary of the French Socialist par ty, who were on their way to the con ference of tho British labor party to be held in Southport. England, were stopped al Folkestone, England, by the authorities Many foreign delegates are in at tendance at the conference, including Camille Huysmans of Belgium, Hjal mar Erantinp of Sweden, Pieter J.I Troelstra of Holland, and the Frenb Socialists, Leon Jouhaux, Pierre Pen audel ami M. Des Moulin. The rea on for the exclusion from England "f Deputy Jean Longuet, leader of ths French minority Socialists, and M Frossard general secretary of the French Socialist party, who were slopped by the authorities at Fo!k- j Min. on thejr way to the conference, has not yet developed Americans Deny Story PARIS, June 25 An authorized de- nial was made m a hiRh American source today that there was any truth in an intimation mude in the British house of commons yesterday by Hora- j tlo Bottomley, independent member from South Hackney, respecting the disposition of the German war fleet Mr Bottomley's intimation was that' President Wilson had overruled i In plea of Premier Lloyd Georce that the German ships be surrendered Instead of interned. oo NAVAL OFFICERS DECORATED BV LEGIONOF HONOR WASHINGTON, June 25- Decora tiODS of the Legion of Honor bestowed j on fourteen American naval officers by the French government for distin- I gul8hed Bervice during the war were formally presented today with impres sivo ceremonies al the navy depart ment. Captain Saint Seine, French naval attache here, made the presen- J tations assisted by Secretary Daniels. Vice Admiral Henry B Wilson, who! commanded American naval forces in French waters, received the Cross of the Grand Officer of the Legion of! Honor, the second highest honor of the order. Crosses of the commander of the Le gion of Honor went to Rear Admirals David W. Taylor, chief of construc tion ofr the navy; Robert S. Griffin of Steam Engineering and Ralph Earle, chief of ordnance ' f 1 11 1 4 f 4- INTERNATIONAL SITUATION. 4- ' 4 (By The Associated Press ) Germany's silence regarding 4- her representation at the formrl - signing of the peace treaty hat 4- caused some uneasiness in allied conference circles. It Is still hoped in Paris that the treat) 4- will be signed Friday, but the 4-4- event may go over until the fo!- 4- lowing day Everything mani- -4-4- festly now depends upon the 4- time of arrival of the German 4- delegates. 4 it is expected that the new -4 4- Italian delegation headed by Tom- 4-4- maso Tittoni. the new Italian 4- foreign minister, will arrive In 4- Pans Friday to resume the ac 4- Uvities of Italy relative the th. 4-4- treaty with Austria There an 4- several important matters still 4 to be adjusted before the remain- 4- der of the Austrian treaty can be 4 presented 4 Dispatches from Berlin indicati 4-4- that feeling over the peace situ- -4 4- atlon still Is running high in Ger- 4- man military circles, officer 4- speaking of "defending the hon- 4- or of the German army and its 4- leaders" by adopting "specin! 4- measures. . . 4-4- Formal approval has been given 4- b the supreme council of the 4- conference to the plan of giving 4- Berlin priority in reparations to 4-4- the extent of about $500,000,000. 4- 4-4-44-4-4-4-4-4-44-4-4- SENATOR FALL TALKS AND TALKS Would Declare State of Peace With Germany But Senate Adjourns Without Action. WASHINGTON, June 25 After two hours' discussion toda of the resolu tion of Senator Fall, Republican, New Mexico, to declare a state of pea?e with Germany, the senate foreign rela tions committee adjourned without ac tion. Discussion of the peace treaty and the league of nations developed in the senate during consideration of the army appropriation bill. Senator Borah, Republican, Idaho, declared the treaty was "a guarantee of war." He said tho "acid test" of the document ! was not ius application of the princi pie of self-determination of peoples to tin peoples of enemy countries, but to peoples dominated by the allies Ireland. Korea and LVpt. Sena or Borah asserted, should have been giv en Independence. "i am not criticizing the presidonl for what he failed to do," Bald Mr 1 Borah. "He was prevented by the imperialistic designs of tho Europt in nations with which he was associated There is no doubt that the sentiment 'of America included Ireland.'' Borah Answers Thomas. Mr. Borah spcl;;- in reply to Senator Thomas, Democrat, Colorado, who de clared partisan polities was Involved : in the Borab resolution recently adopt ed by the senate, requesting a hearing at the peace conference for representa tivt Of the provisional Irish republl The vote h which the foreign re lations committee postponed action on the Fail resolution was J2 to i and said to have followed a stormy disciss ion in executive session. Senator Swanson of Virginia was understood to have made the motion to adjourn without action, and it was j said to have been supported by Sen lators, Iodge, Knox, Harrintr, McCum I ber. New and Brandegee, Republic os, j and Swanson, Hitchcock, Pomer en1, :-mlth. Arizona Pittman and Shields, I temocrats. Voting in the negative were Senri tors Call, Borah, Johnson of California, and Moses, Republicans New Series of Short Term Bonds Will Be Issued WASHINGTON. Juno 25 --Two new series of short term 4 per rent cer tificates of indebtedness were an nounced today by the treasury depart ment to be dated July 1. One issur will mature September 15 and the other December lo, dates on which income and excess profit taxes are due. Tho certificates will be tax exempt except for estare or Inheritance taxr6 and income sur taxes. Tho announce ment said a limited amount would be isuc-4- Transport Bringing 1000 Troops and 29 War Brides. BABY BORN ON SHIP Christened After Liner i and Given Fund of 1800 Francs. i ' NEW YORK, June 25 The trans- : port Santa Teresa docked here frcm Si Nazaire with 1915 troops and 29; prar brides " The principal vnit on , board was the M9th provisional bat- i itallion, 35 officers and 1595 men NEW YORK. June 25 A -wireless' message rei eii il earh today from the United States transport Santa Teresa! j stated that she expected to arrive bo-j ! f ore night with 1,000 troops and 211 'war brides of army men. A baby, born on the voyage to the French wife of I , F. E. Smith of Gildford. Montana, was christened Bfarcelle Teresa Smith al ter the ship and was presented v.lth: a christening fund of 1800 francs by the officers and crew of the vessel. I Passport Officers Kept Busy. PARIS, June 15. (Correspondence I Of The Associated Press ) Passport I (officers at the American embassy are working night and day providing j papers for the French brides of Amer lean soldiers who are about to leave for the I nited States. Man) of the brides are accompanied by their khaki-clad husbands, some brnig their mothers with them, and many are alone. In the daily queue at 1 the embassy are French girls from nearly all the provinces. There are large slrls and small girls, beautiful i; i r I s and plain girls, simple countr girls unassumingly gowned and cirls In the rakish hats and short skirts of ihe Paris boulevards. Nearly all the brides speak some English, Par more English, usually,1 than the Trenc h their husbands have acquired. KING ALFONSO ; REJOICES OVER PEACE ADVENT MADRID. Tuesday. June 24. "It was with Ineffable joy that I received and you received the news of the certain advent of peac" said KiQK Alphonea In his speech from the throne at the reopening of the cortes today. Tne king began his address by affirming the unalterable concord between Spain jand the vatlcan, and added. "Spain's freindshlp for all nation- is unchanged except for the fact that the ! minister at Petrograd was withdrawn in consequence of the events there." After stating that Spain had reog- nlbed tho independence of Poland. 'Czechoslovakia and Finland, tho kinT said that Spain had manifested her adhesion in principle to the league of nations and had "the honor to be in cluded in the provisory executive com mittee of the organization " He cloned by announcing that various bills look Int: to national development, popular education, housing and other mat Lor-! of social welfare would be introduced 'before the cortes of the government ' LONG STORIES 1 IN BERLIN PRESS Correspondents From Weimar Recount Events and Threats That Are Made. FEELING RUNS HIGH Erzeberger Made Promises That Failed to Materialize Entente Failed to Yield. BERLIN, Tuesday, June 24. (By the Associated Press) Long account? written for the Berlin papers by cor- respondents at Weimar telling of i events preceding the decision of the ! German government to sign the treaty of peace show that there was a threat by generals and officers of the volun teer troops to quit if the treaty was signed without reservations Gustave Noske minister of defense, proffered his resignation but later succeeded in appeasing the officers. He then with- , drew his resignation under pressure i from his party and cabinet ministers. Feeling anions military leaders is 'still running high, notwithstanding the i fact that they are admonishing the I troops to continue in the service. Ma jjor General Baron von Luettwltz, in a special call, reiterates his opposition n the nnnro tprms u-hilp Mm tor von Gilsa, Herr Noske's adjutant has an nounced that Prussian war minister Reinhart "will endeavor to defend the menaced honor of the army and its l leaders by the adoption of special i measures." He will confer with Herr i Noske today. Correspondents at Weimar are una nimous in the belief that the prestige of Mathias Erzberger has been dam aged because of his mysterious but emphatic assurances that the entente would be willing to yield on the honor issue, which failed to materialize. Herr Encberger's position is a subject of imuch speculation and it is believed : that as soon as the peace crisis is passed he faces a rather trving per-i iod TOWNLEY FAILS I TO APPEAR IN COITFOR TRIAL JACKSON. Minn . June 23. When the trial of A. C. Townley, president of the Non-Partisan league, and Joseph Gilbert, former league organizer, as resumed this forenoon in Jackron county district court, Townley had not made his appearance. He was in Fargo yesterday and his associate'; said they understood he would leave I Fargo some time today for Jackson. Prosecuting Attorney E. H. Nicholas began his opening statement to the Jury shortly after 0 o'clock. He dwelt upon the legal phases of the crime of conspiracy which is charged against Townle and Gilbert jointly. Mr. Nicholas dwelt at length, in his opening statement, upon the alleged j activities of Townley, Gilbert and In ing FreilaR. a league orsranizer, dur j ing the earlv mouths of the war. ' We intend to show that Mr. Town ley's whole attitude was opposition to the war and that tho people should not assist in the prosecution of the J war," Mr. Nicholas said, adding that the state would attempt to show that ! Townley was responsible for the pres- 1 ence of Gilbert and Freitag in Jackson county, as well as for the distribution Of non-partisan league literature in which some of the government's war policies were questioned. oo Clemenceau Fixes Date for General Elections in France PARIS. June 24. (Havas ) The Statement made by Premier Clemen ceau in the chamber of deputies yes terday that the date for general elec tions will probably be in October is interpreted by a number of newspapers j as meaning that tho premier will nof j retire shortly as had been reported. Several newspapers print report -1 that it is possible there may be Bhakeup in the cabinet and that sp cialists in social and economic qucs-j tions will be brouchi i-a. Senators Who Were in 1870 Campaign to H Witness Signing. j' I 300 JOURNALISTS I Cavalry and Infantry to Guard Palace H Grounds. 1 1 PARIS. June 24 (By the Associateu I Press) Notable among the persons who will attend the ceremony of the signing of the treaty this week will be five senators who participated in the campaign of 1870. Premier Clemen ceau announced in the senate today that these men will be honored with places in the Hall of Mirrors in the chauteau at Versailles. , Marshal Petain, accompanied bv six French generals, Mrs. Wilson and her secretary. Miss Margaret Wilson will ! be among the thousand persons, in ' eluding delegates and secretaries, who j will be presenl when the Germans at- ; tacfa their signatures to the treaty. Three hundred journalists from all the j interested nations, a few neutral news i paper correspondents and about 800 1 guests apportioned among the signa- j tory nations will have places in the Seven regiments of cavalry and four j regiments of infant rj Will puard the i palace grounds during the ceremony Within the marble court through which all the witnesses except the Germans will pass, will be stationed a com pany of drummers and buglers No other musicians will participate. All the soldiers within the palace will h members of tbe republican guard wearing silver helmets, red coats and white breeches The Germans will be admitted at a Bide entrance from the park after the other delegations are seated at the horseshoe table within which will be the signing table where the treaty will lie. BLa PRES. POiNCARE I 10 VISIT THE I BELGIAN PEOPLE I BRUSSELS, June 25 President Foincaro of France will visit Brussels Julv 21, which is Belgium's national fete day. He will be accompanied by M irshals Joffre, Foch and Petain it a review of the Belgian army Julv 22. President Poincare will confer upon Liege tho ribbon of the Legion of Ho i or for its heroic defense against the Germans in 1914. He also will visa Cardinal Mercier at Malines. oo 400 Germans and Austrians Emigrate To Buenos Aires il BUENOS AIRES. Tuesday. June 24 Four hundred Germans and Aus trians, mostly doctors, lawyers and other professional men. were among the passengers arriving here today on the Dutch steamship Frlsia from Am sterdam. It was the first large party of immigrants from the Central pow ers to Argentina since the beginning a tha wax '