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J I DAVS METAL PRICES S ly tf iV A' TWIVm'sYVM WEATHER FORECAST ill NEW YORK Copper and iro.i unchanged; lead easy U II 1 I I Villi I' il I w I ! 1 1 I Weather indications for Ogden and vicinity: , j FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER ' j Forty-n.nth Year-No. 183 Price F.ve centc " OGDEN CITY, UTAH, SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 2, 1919. " LAST EDITION 3 : 30 P. M. J I t BELA KUN RESIGNS DICTATORSHIP 1 ! NATION IS TO PROSECUTE PROFITEERS I ! CHICAGO FIRES LEAVE 3,000 HOMELESS I HUNGARIAN LEADER BOWS TO DEMANDS j OF ALLIED COUNCIL VIENNA. Friday, Aug. 1 , by The Associated Press. Bela Kun, the Hungarian communist dictator, has resigned and been succeeded by a Socialist government, according to a tele r I phone message from Budapest. On receipt of news from the front that created consterna tion in Budapest. Kun at a meeting of the soviet Socialists be came pale of face and with his back, to the wall, declared: 1 "V ery well. If you demand it, I must resign. I made the best fight I could." Captain Thomas C. Gregory, the United States food ad , ministrator in this region, is credited with a large share in th hastening of Bela Kun's retirement. Captain Gregory arranged tonight for food relief for Budapest. He is bringing up supplies from the Banat region I and also sending them down the Danube from Austria. 5 , VIENNA, Aug. 2, by The Associated Press. Overture -for peace with the allies have been made by the new Socialist government of Hungary which has been set up in succession ito the Bela Kun regime. Bela Kun, who resigned his virtual dictatorship, has been furnished a safe conduct by the allies and is expected to seek refuge here, as it is felt that his life would be endangered if he remained in Budapest. The peace overtures were made by Jacob Weltner. presi dent of the soldiers' and workers' soviet of Hungary. Arriving in Vienna from Budapest, Hcrr Weltner asked Colonel Cun ningham, the leading representative of the allies at Vienna, and the other allied officials here, to recognize the new govern ment and to treat for peace. K The new Hungarian cabinet is presided over bv Jules E Peidll. vho was formerly minister of the people's walfare in the Count Karolyi cabinet. The cabinet contains provisional ly many members of the former Bela Kun ministry. COPENHAGEN. Friday. Aug. 1 . A dispatch from Budapest today announces that a purely Socialistic govern ment has been formed under the leadership of Herr Peidll The new government has issued a manifesto, the advices de K clare. saying that its chief tasks will be to preserve internation al order and enter into negotiations with the Entente. LONDON, Aug. 2. A dispatch to the Exchange Tele M graph company from Copenhagen says it is officially reported 1 from Budapest that the government of Bela Kun has resigned. The trades' union have formed a Socialist government, the J dispatch adds. - Report Erroneous. BERNE, An". 2 The announee 1 luent of rhr. impending resignation of m the Austrian ministry, received here M lroin Vienna Thursday, was erron. oils, it has developed. A mistake, in m the transmission of the diapa,tch from Vienna was responsible. The mes Bagc originated In Belgrade, it ap pears, and referred to the Serbo-Croat ion minist rv The dispatch ret erred to in the fore zonz was received in Berne from Vlnna .July u stated that the Austrian cabinet had decided to re 8'n a similar message reaching M London via Berne said It had been ; semi officially announeed that the cab ine. reached the decision to resign l B a meeting held Tuesday. Crisis Reached. VIENNA, Friday, Aug. I. (By The A Associated Press.) The crisis at Budapest was due to the combined m effect, of the allied note issued at M Paris last Sunday, warning the Hun m Sarians they must set up a truly jt representative government, and the A successful adance of the Rumanian A army. The soviet military .orces were aiu to have been reduced to 40,000 A unwilling soldiers who lacked anluia fm 'ion and who were harassed by the ,J Kuerilla warfare of peasants. This A force was thoroughly defeated today The Hungarians were said to ljave A surrendered or fled when. -Rumanian A division crosed th Ttiela rier. The ,1 Rumanians crosed the river TheilB ai Tisza-Pured. They also took Szolnok, tutting the Budapest railway. Stragglers from the soviet army 4 brought the news of the Rumanian advance. They sid the enemy forces f vore only 25 miles trom the capital. I j Hungarian refugees here held a p celebration tonight over the downfall of communism. Officials here said the reconstruction of the Hungarian gov- ernment was expected to improve the situation In Austria, lessening the danger of disorders. KUN'S RETIREMENT. VIENNA, Thursday. Julv 31. (By The Associated Press.) The resigna tion of Bela Kun from ihe Hungarian go ernment wai effected this after noon Hjs retirement was precipi'a' ed by the Rumanian successes along the river Theiss and the rout of the Hungarian Red army. COPENHAGEN, Aug 2 The strict est martial law is being enforced in Budapest by Ihe war ministry in the new government, Joseph Haubrich, ad vices from the Hungarian capital to da states The city Is reported quiet. NEW CABINET. ENNA, Aug. 2. (By the Associat ed Press The new cabinet is made I up as follows . Premier Jules Peidll. Minister of foreign affairs Peter Agoston. Minister of war Joseph Haubrich. Minister of jutsice- -Paul Carami. Minister of welfare Alexander Gar-j bai. Minister of commerce M DOVOhalL. Minister of education Stephan I Szabo. Minister of home affairs Karl 1 Payer. Minister of agriculture Joseph1 Takaos. 1 Minister of finance Joseph Miskics. Minister of food M. Knittelhofer. Premier Peidll is said to be a cour-j ageousman of simple habits. He has been . typographer, an editor and a model worker. Minister of Wax Haubrich formerly STRIKE Shopmen Expect Walk out Will Become Nation-wide Today. EXTEND TO ALLR.R. Strike Against Delays In Consideration of Demands. CHICAGO. Aug 2. Leaders of the Federated Railway Shopmen's union today predict that the strike which -tarted yesterday- would become the nationwide movement that it was ev pected to be when it was called. A1 present the strike is for the most part confined to points in the middle wosl and southeast, with some of the crafts men nut at points outside that terri tor . In the middk west some 30,000 men were reported out. with a like number, in Ihe south and southeast sections.1 j Those affected are car repairers, in spectors, machinists, electricians, blacksmiths and sheet metal workers. jThey demand a wage increase from the present scale of 88 cents an hour ! to 85 cents with 60 cents an hour for helpers and thatthe increase be ef-j feciive from January 1, 1919. 'fEvery railroad Bystem In the eoun- j try will be affected by night," John j D. Saunders, secretary of the council directing the Chicago situation said. I ' The strike was ordered as a protest against Ihe many delays in our de mands Negotiations in Washington have been without avail We will make a clean sweep of every road in the country." Violated Orders DEM ER. Colo , Aug 2 That the strike of railroad shopmen declared yesterday Is in direct violation of or ders insued by the grand lodge of the! railway department of the American! 'Federation of Labor, was the state-! . ment made toda by F. E fifties gen-' eral chairman of district 20. of the in-' ternational Association of Machinists I District l'ii i nniprix-s Colorado, Wyoni-' ling and New Mexico, i "The railwaj department of the American Federation of Labor Is the parent body of all organizations of railway employes," said Mr. Miles "ln view of that fact. I an. doing my ut most tn keep the men at work In my 1 district, since the eight grand lodges Of Ihe railway departmmt have pressed their wishes that there b1' no strike." oo American Troops On the Rhine to Be On Way by Aug 20 COBLENZ Thursday, July r.i (By the Associated Press) All American soldiers excepting abou' 80fin who will remain on the Rhine Indefinitely, will be out of Germany by August 20, a -cording to the latest Instructions from general headquarters. It was announced today that the first division had been turned over to the transportation department and that the first units of this division would prob ably entrain for Brest August 12. was chief of police at Budapest and is reputed to be an an: I c ommunist Minister of Justice Garaml and Min ister of Education Szabo were in the Karolyi cabinet. Persons in touch with the situation at Budapest said it was their under standing that the members of the Kun ministry holding over under the recon struction was doing so In order to save themselves and their supporters and they probably would not remain In office long. , t TO DIE FOR MURDER I OSSrNING, N . Y. i Gordon Fawcett Hamby, whJp-hand in 13 daylight bank robberies and countless other thieving, mur derer of at least six men, will die ' In the electric chair, this week, j for the murder of DeWltt C. Peal, issistant cashier of the j East i Brooklyn Savings Bank. MYSTERY SOLVED Nine-Year-Old Child's Disappearance Arouse Poke. SAN FRANCISCO. Aug 2 Return ing unescorted to her apartment in the Fairmont hotel today, after having been absent throughout the nicht, nine-year-old Virginia Byinton. daugh ter of a New York manufacturer, end ed an alleged kidnaping mystery which had busied every policeman in the. city. The pivi said she has been "visiting friends in Berkeley." Her mother fainted when she entered the room. W H Byington, the father, is a New York munitions manufacturer and the brothei of K L Byington, an official of the nit 1 Railroads of San Fran clsco. Known In New York. NF.w irk, Aug 2. W. it Bying ton, whose nine-year-old daughter ( reated a missing child mysterj In San Francisco, formerly was employed as a salesman by the National Tractor company of Cedar Rapids, la Hia headquarters were in New York. When the tractor company was sold last Feb ruary to an automobile corporation, Byington wa employed for a week as a salesman tor the latter concern At the end of that period he resigned, i' v.as said here today, and has not been seen here sinco then. oo COALITION BY POLITICIANS TO BE CONSIDERED PARIS, Aug 2 (By the Associated! Press) Negotiations which have been going on for some time for a coalition Of the moderate political parties of France In the coming elections against' both the royalists and she extreme So cialists, are ieported on good authority! I to he making headway and likely to succeed. This combination would in clude the radicals, Republican Social-) ists, Alliance Democrat iq ies and Fed eralion des Guch.es, whose combined' voting strength in the elections of: 1914 was 4,725,000 out of a total of 8,250.000 as against 1 100,000 foi So cialist. 1.300,000 for the royalists and conservatives and 800,000 for the pro gressives. A tundamenlal point in the combi nation platform will he "neither re action nor revolution." PROBE LIVING COSTS i Maryland Take Steps to' Enforce Cold Storage Provision. PUBLIC TO ASSIST Several States Pledge Support to Grand Jury Investigations. WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 The sen ?te today adopted a resolution request ing the senate banking committee to report whether legislation to reduce the amount of currency In circulation was advisable as a means of reducing the cost of living. The resolution which was sponsored by Senator My ers, Democrat, Montana, had been un der debate for two days. I f 1 BALTIMORE. Md., Aug 8. Mary land and Baltimore public officials to day began to take steps to prosecute food profiteers Attorney-General I Ritchie will enforce the 30-day cold Storage provision. He believes this Will result in the public refusing to pay top prices for cold storage products, while in turn the imprisonment or fin : ng of persons who sell suchstorag- goods in violation of the law will aid the situation. I The governor said today that he will ila - all available fund9 at the dis- Iposal of a committee to probo the whole situation, with a view of brins- 'ing out into the strong daylight the Identity of persons guilty of hoard ing and profiteering Food Investigations. COLUMBUS, O.. Aug. 2 Ohio and Michigan have pledced co-operaoon in , the food pric e investigations which have been launched in both states. Attorney-Genera John G. Price of Ohio. Assistant Attorneys-General S. D. Pepper and Clare Retan of Michl tan at a conference here oppressed the hope that all the central west states will join in the investigation. The co operation, it was stated, will ronsi' chiefly in exchange of infor mation obtained by grand jury inves tigations and the like which may lead from one state to the other. ADOVCATES INCREASE. WASHINGTON, Aug. 2. Represen tative Fitzgerald of Massachusetts (ailed at the White House toda to advocate increased wages for all go ernment employes. "In view of the president's stand r garding increases for railroad em ployes," said Mr. Fitzgerald, "some ihinu should be done for all classes Of government employes, all of whom are notoriously underpaid." IOWA IN ACTION. DES MOINES. Ia., Aug. 2. Gover nor W. L. Harding today started a campaign to reduce the high coat of living m Iowa by sending orders to all county attorneys to meet here next Friday to discuss ways and means of lighting profiteers The governor's ac tion followed an announcement made last night that he would "use every means available" to reduce the cost of living. Block Recess Action. WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 Erforts to have the house recess for two weeks were blocked today by Representative Isoo Democrat of Missouri, who re fused unanimous consent for con- j sideration of the recess resolution until the house acted on his measure proposing an investigation of the high cost of shoes. 700 JOIN STRIKE. DBS MOINES. Ia.. Aug. 2. Approxi mately 700 railway shopmen in the Rock Island yards at Valley Junction, near here, went on strike today in re sponse to the call for a nation wide strike. TROOPS UNABLE TO CONTROL FRENZIED CR0WD8J FIRES CHICAGO, Aug. 2. Scores of families were made homeless early today by half a dozen fires which broke out in j I a six block area west of the stockyards and inhabited chiefly by foreigners. Squads of police sent to the fires pronounced by firemen as of incendiary origin, found it impossble to con- f trol the crowds and several companies of militia were ordered to the quarter, in which fram structures predominate. The presence of the militia led to rumors of renewal of the recent race disturbances and of incendiarism growing out : : I of that trouble. Police officials, however, said that these were probably baseless. j One woman reported the loss of three children but it was thought they had escaped from the house and been lost in the excited crowds that flocked to the scene. Firemen carried a i number of small children from the rapidly burning frame j I houses but there was no known loss of life. According to Fire Marshal O'Connor, nearly 1 -00 homes IHI were destroyed and 3,000 persons were made homeless by the fire. I QUIET IN "BLACK BELT" CHICAGO. Aug. 2 Calm pervaded the "black belt" district of the south: , side today, and but for the presence I of soldiers and policemen, a visitor ! would scarcely have known that for four days and nights the district .seethed with feeling of race hatred 'that resulted in thirty-five deaths and ,more than 300 known injured. One fist fight between a white man and a negro was the only report of trouble in the sector for the twelve ! hours preceding this morning. With the resumption of service on the elevated railroads Adjutant-General Dickson notified regimental com manders to place guards at the var ious stations and those of the curious who sought entrance to Ihe 'belt" over the elevated found a soldier with a ba onetted gun to turn them back if I no proof of business tbereabouts was forthcoming. With quiet restored in the "black i belt" the legal machinery of the coun ty began active operation in investi gating the riot "More than a hundred of the prisoners held at the police sla tlons in the riot zone lv.ve thus far been interrogated, and Trom these con I fessions were said to have been pro ' curd which will lead to further ar rests on more serious charges than those on which the many prisoners are !now held. The officials declared con spiracies among negroes to "snipe" policemen and whites have been rc ! vealed and also similar combination0 I among whites to burn the homes of negroes. Resume Car Service CHICAGO, Aug. 2 Street car serv ice was resumed today after a four dav strike of surface and elevated can men that Is estimated to have cost the workers 330 "OO in wages lost. Re- i sumption of traffic soon followed an nouncement of rescinding of the strike order and acceptance of a wage sche dule of 65 cents an hour for surface and 67 cents for eloated men. Hearings were begun today by the i state public utilities commission to j i determine what raise m fares will be I necessary to pay the 17 cents an hour ; increase in wages given to the men. It is said a 7 cent fare on surface lines and an eight cent faie on elevated roads will be granted by the commis- I sion. In addition a one cent charge I for transfers may be assessed. Started by Negroes An incendiary fire which the police declare was started by negroes early t today swept through the district bounded by West 13rd. West 46th. South Lincoln street, and South Her- mitage avenue, destroying 100 homes I Of Polish and Lithuanian employes of Ithe stockyards and causing a property loss of more than 1200,000. Three j persons are missing and a score were iniured in the cnnelagration. Three thousand men, women and children have been rendered homeless by the fire and the bad feeling be tween the whites and negroes greatly aggravated. State troops were sent to the scene of the fire to disperse the crowds and prevent a renewal of race riots A number of witnesses have been found by the police who say they saw several automobiles of negroes with burning torches in the district shortly before the fire was discovered. The fire broke out in three sections of the district at Ihe same Ume, according to the police. Telephone wires in the n district were cut a few moments after the blaze broke out. A number of shots were fired at negroes in auto mobiles who, it is said, were attempi I ing to escape after the fires were I H started. ne negro was said to have El been wounded but was carried away by his companions. Fire Chief O'Connor fler a hasty Investigation declared that the fires were undoubtedly of iocendiary origin and evidently started by throwing gas oline on the outside of building and applying a lighted torch or matches. Fire Attorney Harry Donnelly gave , I the police the nam' ol twelve per- I sons ho declare they saw negroes in the district bearing burning torches and cutting telephone wires. The situation in other sections of th I danger zone of the south side was re ported satisfactory to the authorities r although there were a number of mi nor disturbahces. OO NOSKE RETAINS HOME GUARDS . AS POLICEMEN jj I: COBLENZ. Wednesday, July -0 ji By Courier to Paris to The Associated Press.) Tho plan of Gustav Noske. I I the Cerman secretary for military af fairs, to retain the home guards throughout Germany by transferrins them to the civil authorities and call ing the guards "local police resenes," is going into effect, according to in- j. formation reaching the American area I I of occupation. In conuection with this procedure, the German newspapers are carrying ad ertisements which say that re cruits for the home guards no longer are required to take an oath to de fend the countrv against invasion. In American circles, it is said that the abolition of this pledge obviously is a result of Nosko's new plan for If some of the guards were bound by such an oath they would clearly be prohibitel under the terms of Article 177 of the peace treaty. An American army bulletin com menting on the change of the guaffl to police reserves, says. w "This is the first confession that such a pledge had been taken bv the home guards It confirms Busplcio I that the home guards were intended to be a great reserve army and justi ces further suspicion of the home guards under their new guise or civil police reserves." SOLDIERS KILL STRIKER LONDON, Aug. 8 A dispatch from Geneva under date of August 1 sas that during fierce rioting at Basle, in I connection with the .strike there, 'troops fired on the strikers, killing nine and wounding many. oo I RUSSIA WANTS TROOPS. PARIS, Aug. 2 Nicholas TsehalOl Ski. president of the provisional gov ernment of north Russia, Left yes'er day for London He will endeavor to induce the British government not to withdraw Lta troops from Archangel.