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1 1 FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER 1 1 j
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Terrible Winter of Death Expected; 1
British Soldiers Suppress Riots; 1
i Secretary of Navy Calls for Men I
iCruiser and Destroyers
j Move Into River to
I Protect Docks
LIVERPOOL CALLS AID
iSoldiers Charge With
Fixed Bayonets After
Night's Trouble
f LIVERPOOL, Aug. 4 Riotous
I crowds were driven from the streets
I Of the cit this morning by troops
(hartrinz wiih fixed bayonets. The
rioters filled the streets during the
night and if was not until dayl I
that the soldiers were ordered to
charge The cruiser Valiant and two
I destroyers have moved into the Mer
I Boy river to protect, the dorks.
The employes of bus and traniwp.y
j jncc failed to report for work ttrs
I morning No notice of a si l ike had
I been given, but it is not believed that
the movement was undertaken in sym-
path ' ith the policemen"s strike
I COMMUNfST IS
I SHOT DOWN BY
A GENDARME
r VIENNA, Saturday. Aug. 2 (By the
I Associated Press ) T-bor Szamuely,
I one of the rao.-.t promim nt of the Hun
k garian communist lealers, was shot
P and killed last n i cL ' while be was
'cro-sins ihe frontier .i;,r Fuersten-
felcl, by a guard whose brother, a far
IP' mor Szamuely had had executed. As
1 lie was din Szamuel exclaimed
"I was the only enemy of the ene
Rnles of the proletariat."
The death of Szamuely was reported
in a Copenhagen dispatch on Sunday
-Which said it wa- uncertain whether
Die had killed himself or wa. shot
down bv gendarmes wno stopped him
at t h- frontier. Szamuelv was one of
ffthe triumvirate which recently was re
I ported in haw prof lan,,-d ;i dictator
ship in Budapest in opposition to the
' Bela Kun n gime.
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NAVAL PAGEANT
j COMMEMORATES
SEA VICTIMS
LONDON. Aug. 4. The important
I frole played by the British sea force!
Xlurintr the great war was i orumemo
T,at(?d today by a naval pageant on the
Thames, the day marking the tilth an
3iiversary of the historic mobilization!
I of the British fleet. Plans for the j
I event, v.iin li giving recognition to ihe
allied and associated powers, laid
RiBlress on the fact that this was a pure
fly British occasion.
k Da;8 when the Thames w'as the J
king's highway" and when the people j
: Of London used boats just as their de
scend. mi- of today use taxicabs wero
I Recalled by the appearance of King
George's royal barge. This craft was
t built more.than two hundred year.-, ago
fclor Queen Mary and Kins William and;
I was richly ornamented with crimson,
nd gold.
L In planning the celebration efforts'
Ker roade i0 symbolize the develop.;
nient of Crrt Britain'; naval power1
I I and t pify ihe connection between the;
I and the mercantile marine.
Every Roundhouse
! Worker in U. S.
I May Strike.
. .
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i SHOPMEN GO OUT.
WASHINGTON, Aug 4. Shop- 4
men, boilermakers and elecfn-
4 clans in the Washington yards
f went on -trlk today. Officials at
union stations estimated that
4 about 600 men were out. They
I said while all Washington repair
work would have to cease, rail-
! road service in and out of the cap-
ital would not be affected for the
i -f present at least. -fr
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CHICAGO. Aug. 4 Every round
house workers in the United Stater
may be asked to join the general strike
of the Federated Railway Shopmen's
union, according to information given
out today at the Chicago headquarters
of the organization. Plans for asking
the assistance of the roundhouse em
ploycs were under consideration at a
meeting of the union leaders.
L. W. Hawver, president of the Chi-
cago council of the Federated Railway
Shopmen's union, declares that within
a week the strike will tie up both
freight and traffic in many sections for
the reason that every locomotive ha6
to be overhauled and repaired after ev
ery trip to be kept in good condition.
R. H. Aishton, regional director of1
railroads for the northwest region, said
today that the strike thus far had not
seriously intcrferred with either pas
senger or freight tracci. Reports from
vanuos sections of the nation shov3
the strike of shopme nis gaining hour
ly in numerical strength.
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DR. STIIROESS ,
ON WAY TO TELL
STORYTO HOUSE
WASHINGTON Aug. 4 Inquiry at
j the state department lodaj developed
that representations were nlade lo the
Mexican government after Rev. Dr.
I Charles T SturgOBS, of Washington
his w ife and the latter s mother Mrs.
W. II. Keenwright, had been taken
prisoners nearly a yea aero bv General
! Rafael Cahraayo, a friend of the rebel
'hader Zapata. The Mexican authori
ties promised to investigate but so
far an is known here none of. the ban
dits have been punished
Dr. and Bin. Sturgecs now are en
route from Mexico to St. Louis and
Will be invited to testify before the
I house committee investigating condl
tions between the United States and
Mexico.
Mr Keenwright died while a pris
oner and Dr Sturgess and his wife
Were not released until iast February.
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PARIS CITED IN
ARMY ORDERS DY
PRESJ1NCARE
PARIS, Sunday. Aug. 2, President
Poincare Ha uitKi fne city of Paris In
army orders as follows:
"The city of Paris, a capital mag
nificently worthy of France, animated
by patriotic faith which never faltered,
bore with firm and smiling courage fre
quent bombardments by aircraft and
long range guns from 1914 to 1T1S and
be added deathless chapters to her
secular glorv "
ESCAPE
DEATH
I
Victims of Bomb Fiends
Badly Burned But
WiULive.
REWARDS OFFERED
Thousands in Los An
geles Visit Scene of
Explosion.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Aug 4. Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Lawler. both of whom
were severely burned and otherwise
Injured by a fire followed by a bomb
explosion at their home here yester
day, were both resting easily today, I
having had a very good night, accord
ing to the management of St Yinccm s
hospital.
There were few overnight develop
ments in the bomb explosion and no
arrests Mr. Lawler, formerly United
States district attorney for southern
California and one time assistant
United States attornev -general rested
more easily last night than Mrs. Law
ler. The attending physicians believed I
that unless complications developed,!
bot h would recovei
Rewards aggregating $6,500 were of
fered last night by local interests and i
it was announced by Mayor A P. Sny-!
der that ne would ask the city council
today to appropriate at least $1,000
additional as the city's quota of the i
proferred reward. The county super
visors wero also expec ted tg) act and I
with the arrival of Governor William!
D. Stephens, due here today, it wa.s
thought that the state might take simi
lar action.
Tho rewards posted yesterday were !
$5,0.00 offered by the Merchants and I
Manufacturers' association, $1,000 by j
the Los Angeles Examiner and $500 by)
Irvln Dingle, who was in federal em-
ploy when Mr. Lawler was Unit 'J
States district attornev here
Thousands Visit Rums.
Ail day yesterday tho ruins of ho
Lawler home were the magnet th.it
drew curious thou.ands to view ihe
scene of th' explosion and fire. The
house, which a frame and brick
structure with a shingled upper story
and roof, showed plainly, according to
Pattalion Chief 5 H. Dodds of the tire
department, that the flames had at
tacked it from without. Dodds also
'said in his opinion some highly in
flammable substance had beeu thrown
violently over the outer walls by the
explosion
Ho said the first alarm came in at
2:80 a. m. and thai the equipment from
the nearest station was on the scene
la minute and a half later. He sail
until he reached the house in advance
if tho first crews, it was a mass of
flames shooting far above rr'
and 'hat In bis opinion such a quick
i spread of fire could not have occurred
I without incendiary aid.
The police and county officials are
satisfied that the attempted murder
of Mr. Lawler was prompted by re
venge on the part of persons friendly
! to defendants in cases in whifh Mr
Lawler aided the prosecution. He as
sisted in the prosecution of the alleged
dynamiters at Indianapolis a few years
go and previous to these cases he was
special prosecutor here at the trial f
I the McNamara brothers, who were
'convicted of dynamiting the Ixjs Aug
eles Times building.
Mr. Lawler served as United States
district attorney here from 1905 to
1007, when he resigned to become as
sistant United states attorneygenera!
for the department of the interior
serving from May 1909 to 1911. He re
signed from that post also and re
turned lo Los Angeles and entered the
practice of law.
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(CHINESE REFUSE TO CELEBRATE
MANILA, Aug. 4. (By the Associat
ed Press) Chinese residents of Ma
inila announced today their refusal to
'participate In the Victory day celebra
tion. Spokesmen for Chinese organi
zations said the action of the peace
council in awarding Shantung to Japan
meant the defeat of China's aims in
the war.
Terrible Spasm of Rage
and Despair in Europe
Is Forecast
BRITISHER TALKS
Condemns Support of
Admiral Kolchak By
the Entente. I
LUCERNE, Switzerland, Aug. 4
Before the winter set-, in there will
be "a terrible spasm of rage and de
spair among tho peoples of Europe
in which the final rem; Ins of civiliza
tion may be totally annihilated," it was
predicted by Arthur Henderson, the
British labor leader, at the opening
session of the international Socialist
conference here yesterday.
The remarns of Mr. Henderson who
was the principal labor leader present,
followed those of Otto Wells ot the
majority element of the German So
cialists, who declared ufrnian work
ing nun expected Iron, the Socialists
the creation of a real .eague of na
tions. He characterized the league or
ganized in Paris without Germany and
Russia as members, as "a mere pleas
antry.' In alluding to the peace treaty Mr.
Henderson declared the principal
points of It ought to be subjected to
immediate and thorough devision.
Condemnation of support of Admiral
Kolchak, head of the all-Russian gov
ernment at Omsk by tno entente na
tions was expressed by James Itain
a, McDonald, of the British delega
tion, and Marcel Cacl ln, the French
Socialist. Both the speakers de
manded that an energetic mtitude be
adopted by tho work'. Socialists to
vsard the na-tions principally on this
ground.
Elmer Vanderveld, the Belgian So
cialist, gave liis opiuior that it would
be impossible to reconstitute the in
ternational Socialist organization un
tU the question of war responsibilities
was Bettled. He further declared that
I in his view it would be Impossible to
merge the second ana third interna
tional Socialist organizations fur the
reason that while the 'ecoud aimed at
a revolution by the majority element
among ihe peoples iii conformity with
democratic principles, ih' third was
for immediate revolution by the ma
! jority.
COBLENZ TO BE
: AMERICAN FORCE
COBLENZ. Sunday, Aug. o. (By the
Associated Frc.s) Coblenz will be
come the headquarters cf the American
forces in Europe when American grand
headquarters in Paris are closed about
August 20, it became known today
when General Pershing arrived here on
his final tour of the battlefields. Ant
werp will bo the base port for the
American contingent that is to remain
on the Rhine indefinitely.
General Pershing said he Intended
to sail from Brest about September 1.
It was said to be prooable that the
composite regiment of ri ked men that
marched in the Paris ind London vic
tory parades will sail lor America in
company with the commander-in-chief.
General Pershing arrived here yes
terday afternoon and spent today with
Major-General T. H. Allen. They dis
cussed the personnel oi the perm am Ql
garrison that. Is to remain In re after
the departure of the Third division
nest week.
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4- GRAIN CRASH.
4
4- CHICAGO, Aug 4. Grain and
provisions crashed heavily down-
ward today in value. Selling was
4- on a large scale influenced chief-
j by the widespread agitation
- against the hich cost of living.
4- Within an hour corn prices
f dropped 5 to 8c a bushel and
4 pork 1 2r a barrel. .
4- December delivery of com as
4- the principal option fell to J 1 . 1 9 1 i.
and January pork to $48.00.
4-
ANTI-SALOON
LEAGUE FIGHT
Counsel Takes Issue With
Root, Guthrie and Marbury
on War Prohibition.
CONGRESS HAS POWER
Enforcement Act Declared
Constitutional By Prece
dents of Court.
WASHINGTON, Aug 4. Wayne B.
Wheeler, counsel for the Anti-Saloon
League of America, took issue today
with the opinion of Elihu Root, Wil
liam D. Guthrie and William L Mar
bury, counsel for the United States
Brewers' association that the war pro
hibition enforcement act is unconsti
tutional Mr. Wheeler also denied
that the league forces intended to
start an anti-tobacco campaign
"The authority of congress to enact
the war prohibition law," Mr. Wheeler
said, "rests on the provisions in th
constitution which gives congress
rower to support the army and navy
This power and obligation extends
through demobilization The courts
have so held Congress evidently In
tended to prohibit all beer and wine
In the original act, Some of the
courts hold the act does this. Others
hold differently. Congress is .slmplv
'frying to make clear the Intention of
'the original act.
It is now well-settled by the
preme'eourt that if copgres has power
j to enact a law it also has the power
to enact additional legislation to
make the original act effective and en
forceable. To define the term inioxi
cating liquor Is necessary to make the
act enforceable, especially whero
courts have defeated its purpose by
their own construction."
Referring to charges of the associa
itlon opposed to national prohibition
I that the Anti-Saloon league was ac
tively aiding in a campaign of the
W. C. T (J. against tobacco, Mr.
Wheel. t said:
'"Th ant i tobacco scarecrow of the
anti prohibition forces does not fool
anyone The Anti-Saloon league forces
have no intention to start this cru
'sade. The liquor traffic Is a public
nuisance. The tobacco habit may be
In private or personal bad habit, but it
i cot In the same class as Intoxicating
I liquor "
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JURY TO TRY
CASES OF THE
RACE RIOTERS
CHICAGO, Aug. 4 After the cahn--Soi
r.ihf 12 Ihe 'black BfitM for mor-
than a week, work was bdgun today of
selecting a grand jury before which
will come th cases of white men and
negroes who are accused of partielpa
tion in the race riots which caused
the deaths of 20 negroes and 13 whites:
and the injur of hundr da,
The coroner has fixed the number
I of dead at thirty -three and the cits
health commissioner has found that
1306 people injured in the riots were
treated In hospitals He expressed!
jthe opinion, however, that perhaps four
hundred or more who '.ere injured in
the riots never reported at hospitals.
The state troops had little to do dur
ing the night in tho riot zone but
! much excitement was caused early to
day by persistent reports telephoned
j to headquarters of the Second regi
ment that a crowd of r.Ou men was
gathering al south Ashland avenue
land West .r9th street. When a com
pany o ftnjops reached the scene the
crowd had vanished.
Several thousand negroes who e
Ipected to return to work in the stock
j yards today must wait until the un
res( caused by the disturbances in the
district has subsided After announc -;
ing that all the colored men would re
jturn to work today superintendents of
all the large packing planus decided
that it would be prudent to hold the
negroes at their hmnc for an indef
inite period. I
RUMANIA !
IS TOLD
TO HALT
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Allies Not to Interfere in
Internal Policy
of Hungary !
i i
COPENHAGEN. Aug Premier
, Clemenceau, president of the peae
ronference, replying to a wireless mes
sage from the Italian mission at Buda
pest) declares that the supreme coun
cil of the peace conference does not
intend to interfere in the internal pol
icy of the Hungarian government, and
adds that Rumania will be asked to
halt her forces on the line which has
I been reached and will not be asked to
'withdraw her troops to the line fixed
on June 13 until the new government
I at Budapest has strictly confirmed the
conditions of the armistice between
Hungary and the allied powers, accord
ing to a Vienna dispatch received here
The Italian commander, It Is said,
ras sent a reply to M ClemenceHii
stating that the new government is
prepared to fulfill the armistice con
ditions as speedily as possible and that
,i! requests the allied and associated
powers to lend support by each power
sending one regiment to Budapest, It
lis suggested that this be done in such
a manner that the movement of th?
troops should not partake of the nfl
ture of interv ention, but would be
more of a voluntary demonstration.
I A Budapest dispatch received here
reports that the Rumanian commander
has nnnfied the Hungarian military
authorities that a Rumanian commis
'sion is on its way to Budapest to nego
tiate an armistice.
PARIS. Aug. 4. Rumanian troops
i nt red the suburbs of Budapest yes
terday, according to a dispatch re
ceived here from Vienna today.
SOVIET PAPERS SUPPRESSED.
PARIS, Aug. 4. Soviet newspapers
in Budapest have been suppressed, ac
cording to a dispatch from the Hun
garian capital. The city is reported as
being calm, the workmen's battalion
I preserv ing order there.
BELA KUN GRANTED ASYLUM.
VIENNA, Aug. 4. Bela Kun, former
dictator of Hungary, and his assist
ants, have been granted asylum by
Austria t avoid disturbances and un
nessary bloodshed in Budapest, accord
ing to an official statement explaining
the presence of Bela Kun in this coun
try. The statement says (hey will be
allowed to remain in Austria under de
i n i ion until Hungary is able to re
celve them again, but will not b- per
Imitted to carry on political propa
I ganda.
BAKERS RAISE
PRICE OF PIES
TO RETAILERS
I HICAGO, Aug. 4 Chicago manu
facturers of pies increased the prit e
Of their product to retailers today 3
to 5 cents. The price of what is
known in the trade as special pies was
raised from 30 to 33 cents while the
price of extra special pies which are
made from fresh fruits, was Increased
from 35 to 40 cents eac.n.
Pie bakers declare that the high cost
of labor, fruits and other materials
made it necessary to increase the
price.
Many restaurant, keepers increased
the cost of pie to their patrons while
others served smaller portions.
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MIXED DOUBLES CONTEST
KANSAS CITY. Mo., Aug t- The
mixed doubles title of the western ten
nis championship tournament will he
at stake late today When Miss Kath
erine Voorhees of Evans'.on, 111., and
H. Van Dyke Johnston of Berkeley,
( al , meet the wlnneis of the semi
finals on Rockhill court.
In the semi-final rounu. Mrs. Ralph
Peer of Kansas City and Charles
Speece of Kingfisher, okla.. will cla.-h
with Mrs Corrine Gould and Theodore
Drawee, both of St. Ixuis. lor the
right to compete in the finals.
BAKER I
SUBMITS I
A PLAN 1
Army of 510,000 and I
Universal Training I
Scheme. I
EMBODIED IN BILL I
I
Promotion By Seniority j I
Proven a Defective I
j Method in War. 1 1
' WASHINGTON. Aug. 4. Mainten-
lance of one field army with a war i
strength of 1,250,000 men is proposed I
In bill establishing permanent mili
tary policy which was sent to congress
today by Secretary Baker.
The active force of this army would
bt 510,000 regulars while the remain
der would be young men who had tak
en a three months' military course
which would be compulsory for all 19
year old youths. This reserve strength
would be used to fill out the twenty
infantry divisions and one cavalry di
vision into which it is proposed to di
vide the regular army.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 4. Plans for
a permanent peace army of 510,000
officers and men and a system of uni-
c rsal military training were transmit
ted to congress today by Secretary
I Baker.
The plans were embodied In a bill
which represents tire policy of the
war department with respect to the
peaco time military establishment.
lTnder the measure all special ser
I vices built up during the war would H
be maintained as separate branches
except the chemical warfare service,
I which would be merged with the ensi- j
i neers' corps. 1
Three months military training for
souths of 19 would be made compul
sory and promotion of officers by sen
iority would be abolished. Secretarv
I Baker said the war had shown t h i
system of promotion to be defective.
No changes in the existing law with
regard to the organization of the na
tional guard and its l elation to the
I regular army was suggested. Mr I
r k-r said i' was assumed that the
national defense act federalizing the
guard would b- retained in force.
Under the army's plan, youths would
be subject to military service for two
vears after completing the course of
military training and in the event of
wnr the selective service act in force
during ihe great wax would becomw
operative.
Secretarv Baker said ir a letter ac
companying the bill that the plan had
not yet been referred 10 General Per
shing, but that it could he used as th"
basis for hearings which the se-ns.t
military committee i--, to have before
draftiu legislation, establishing n per
manent military policy
j "The bill as drafted,' said Secretary
Baker, "provides for a system of uni
versal training for a very brief period
applicable to all male citizens with
suitable provision for exemptions and
deferments.
"It does not, however, provide for
any reserve obligation since U is un
necessary' with a system of universal
service In time of emergency."
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BUSY FIGHTING LIQUOR. 1
NEW YORK. Aug. 3. The Ami
Saloon League of New York state Is
so busy fighting liquor that it will
have no time to attack the use of
tobacco, according to a statement is
sued tonight by Andrew B. Wood, as
sistant superintendent of the league.
Mr Wood said his statement was 1
I reply to one Issued yesterday by she
j League Opposed to National Prohibi
tion in which the Anti-Saloon League
Iwas charged with aiding the W C. T.
!U. in an effort to secure a constitu
tional amendment banning tobacco.
FIVE KILLED IN RIOT.
PARIS. Sunday, Aug. 3 Five poi
sons were killed at Basle. Switzerland
during the recent strike riots there,
according to official reports on th
strike disorders Fifteen persons wero
i wounded.

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