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raSSAS II iTil f 11 TI1T iraTil WEATHER FORECAST SSjH j B ML, fci eLj 8L. V fL H Z-. f L 1 W'b 'fcr -6 Weather !nd. cations for Ogdcn ,nd Vicinity. BT afio Give Life to Them That Sit JS 3 v' ' yl " 7 V V Fajr tonjght; not so C0d. Wednesday partly cloudy I fife (n the Shadow of Death. Q) FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER and warmer;probabiy snow in north portion. I I ! nth YearNo. 293. Price Five Cente " OGDEN CITY, UTAH7 TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 9, 1919 LASTEi5iTION--4 P. M. j END Or THE COAL STRIKE 1 I, I WASHINGTON, Dec. 9. A telegram from Attorney General Palmer from Indianapolis received today at the White House, saying the miners certainly would accept President Wilson's plan for a settlement of the strike, was misinter- ! preted by officials there as saving the miners had accepted the plan and led to such an announcement. A correction was made immediately afterward. The text of Mr. Palmer's telegram as finally given out with the correction reads: "Statements will be given out at 2 30 central time. Contempt proceedings had been continued for one week. The miners will meet at 2 o'clock and promptly acquiesce in president's plan." ST. LOUIS, Mo., Dec. 9. -The proposition of President Wilson meets with the unqualified approval of the mine operators, according to a statement made by Thomas T. Brewster, chairman of the scale committee of the coal oper- ators of the central competitive field, after a summary of the president's proposition had been read to him here today. WILSON SENDS A HEME Secretary of Labor Sends Urgent Plea !n to End Strike WASHINGTON, Dec 9. Secretary Wilson today sent a telegram to John I. I., .vis. arilnc r -hl.-ni f the i rjnited Mine Workers of America, urg- ing the miners to accept President Wilson's proposal for settlement of j I the coal strike. The miners' repre f yentathes are to act on the proposal this afternoon at Indianapolis. The president, Secretary Wilson f said, "has pointed a way out with I bonor to the government and honor to yourselves." The telegram which was addressed I also to the members of the minors' scale committee follows: "I cannot too strongly urge you to , accept the basis of settlement pro ? posed by the president. I have been, i assoeia'ed with him for more than six i year? and I know that every fiber of his strong nature has been devoted I towards securing fair play for every. w body, and particularly the under dog, in a fight Eery blow he has had I to bear, and he has bad to bear many of them, has been brought about by I his Intense earnestness In that direc I tlon. You can rely thoroughly upon every promise he makes. Bui aside I from that as a result of the Btoppagt I of work in the mines, we ar facing B the mo? t difficult industrial situation t hat ever i onfronted the country. It' I threatens the very' starvation of our K social life In this emergency the president has pointed a way out with 8 honor to the government and honor to . J I yourselv.es. If my judgment and r-x-I I perience are of any value to you let i me use them in advising you for the' I welfare of yourselves and the country f I I as a whole to accept the way out that ft is proposed bv the presidi ni " I Indianapolis, lnd . Dec 9. sei- tlement within 2i houis of the strike I of 400,000 bituminous coal1 miners of : the country which had Its inception , ' rnore than five weeks aco, was confi dently predicted today. At two o'clock this afternoon the executive board and scale committee Of the United Mine Workers of Arner-i J let, were scheduled to so in session I to consider a proposal made by Pr i L dent Wilson to John L. Lewis, acting l President, and William c a B t re tary-treasurer of the organization, Sat- urday night The pi.ipos;. v.n- ap l proved by the miner,' officials, who received it, while in . i.nt.Tence with Attorney General I'.ilm. i in Washing I ton and agreed to urge the executive qoard to accept it as bais for aottle- ant of the strike. The mine workers' I officLds return. -d to Indianapolis yes . terday t Attorney General Palmer and C B. vjAAmea. assistant to the attorney gen i eral, ramn to Imlianapolis to confer I lth government attorneys already ft ttre with regard to the future action of the fcoverninent in connection with (nmlnal contempt proceeding against N ''Khty four International and district Wiclals ot the United Mine Workers, d with regard to proceedings with I rK ral Kr&nd jury investigation of : dirges of violation of the Lever and ; I antitrust laws mado against bot.ii op ; gators and miners The grand Jury I omtlgation yesterdav was postponed ; atil today. Terms of Proposal Secret. . j .J" ler ot the proposal submit W It110 M'- Lewis and Mr (n-en Satur "J" nijrht still were a caretullv cuard- t ?crel bls morning. Slle none of tnoso Present at the T ant R,0n confertnc'' would give out I ,, ; delall8 of the president's proposl 1 F ih-T' I. was believed in most, circles, f D ,l lhe new offer did not contem I ' 5w wany adNances Jn wages above i bv tv! per Cf'm- rrrvio,lsl suggested ' Ifciin!16 Kovernm-nt as basis for 8ttle- 5r!f the ntrike- Thl' Principal fea oniH ,he nrP8al. It was believed, tZ. provlfle fcji' appointment of a I ; 5JJfiBion by the president to inves I be an1 rcPrl on wat it found to I mbi i lDcroa8e ln the wages of the k jTj "8 n vlpw of the increased cost of uDon tie old ncale was ai't',J'1 X tvn,E1ARING 18 POSTPONED. DIANAPOLIS. lnd. Dee. 9. Thv ' ' halt.-..- ni. mpi DRASTIC RULE IN EFFECT Garfield Issues Severest Fuel Economy Order Since 1918 WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 In the face of an expected settlement of the bituminous coal strike. Fuel Adminis trator Garfield put into effect today the most drastic regulations for fuel economy since the restrictions of 1918 Even if the strike were settled today, he declared, fuel saving meas ures would be necessary as several weeks would be required before the nation's normal fuel supply could be restored. Probably the mo-i important regu lations are prescribed far manufactur ing plants, which will be restricted to operation of three days a week on the basis of present working hours. Exception is made to plants manufac- I turlng what is considered necessary products and those consuming anthra cite coal, gus and other fuel. It is understood that plants already having a supply of soft coal on hand would noi come under the provisions of the order The order, which will be adminis tered through the railroad administra tion, includes curtailment of street lighting, lights and heat for office buildings and industrial plants and current for street railways. DETROIT. Mich . Dec. 9 One of the largest automobile plants in the city, compelled to close by the orders of the national fuel administrator, will at tempt to re-open tomorrow with gaso line fUrhlfihlng the motive power to op erate its machinery. Hundreds .of au tomobile motors will be hooked up to turn the factory wheels Anticipating success of the plan, employes in 21 departments have been ordered to re turn to work Wednesday morning. of court, filed againsl m general and district officials of the United Mine Workers of America, was postponed until next Tuesday morning on motion of C. 13 Ames for the governmen', when the case was called here today. The postponement was taken pend ing the outcome of the meeting of miners' officials here this afternoon to act on the plan of President Wilson for ending the strike. The plan was submitted to President Lewis and Mr Green by Attorney General Palmer in Washington last Saturday. No inti mation of the proposals contained in the plan had been made known this morning. The miners, through Acting Presi dent Lewis and Secretary Treasurer William Green of the International or ganization, were charged in lnforma ition filed by United Slates District Attorney L. Ert Slack and Dan W. Sims, special assistant, with violating ;the temporary Injunction granted by Judge Anderson restainlng them from encouraging or furthering the strike of 400.000 bituminous coal miners of the country. United States District Attorney Slack moved the postponement of the impanolllng of the federal grand jury summoned by Judge Anderson to in vestigate alleged violations of th Lev er and unti-trust laws by operators, 'miners and coal dealers and the court fixed Wednesday, December 17, as the I date. The postponement of the contempt I hearing also included the cases of the ! two local unions at Clinton, lnd, which were named in a separate in- formation. oo 1 '' k AGREEMENT WITH 1 4- D'ANNUNZIO. LONDON, Dec. 9 Reports that ! the Italian government had arrlv- ! ed at an agreement with Gabriele d'Annunzio regarding the ques- tion of Flume, which city be has boen holding with an armed 4- force, insisting that it was and should remain Italian, were le- ceived today in an Exchange Tel- ! egraph dispatch from Rome. The agency says It understands. In -f connection with the ministerial 4 4 council held in Rome yesterday. I 4 (hat a settlement with d'Annunzio 4 4 was reached. J444 Episcopal Church Adopts New Method of Administration! New York to Stand in Same Relation to Church as Rome Does to Catholics Body to be Directed by a Bishop and Council of 21 Presiding Officer Holds 6 Years NEW YORK, Dec. 9 A new method of administration of the Protestant Episcopal church adopted at the re cent triennial convention in Detroit will make New York City to that de nomination in many respectB whit the city of Rome is to the Roman Catholic church, Bays the New York Herald to day. According to the Herald, the Eplsco pal church in the future will be direct ed by a presiding bishop and a body uf 21 men to be known as the council of the Protestant Episcopal church The presiding bishop, it is stated, will be the Right Rv. Thomas F Gallor, SEVERE COLD GRIPPING WHOLE UNITED STATES WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 A pro 1 longed period of cold weather over the 'ntlre country is indicated, the weath er bureau announced today, by th' abnormally high pressure over the region west of the Mississippi and the low pressure over the Gulf of Mexico. I the Ohio valley and off the North Pa cific coast. The cold wave ln the west is spread ing eastward and southward with zero temperatures as far south as the Texas panhandle and cold weather Is fore cast in he east and south tonight and j tomorrow. FOUR COLD WAVES. DENVER. Colo. Dec. 9. Setting a record for the four cold wav es which have touched Denver so far this win Iter, the mercury dropped to 19 degrees below zero at 6 o'clock this morning, according to an official statement is sued by the weather bureau. Tho extremely low temperature in I Colorado, Wyoming and western Ne braska interefercd greatly with train service and shipments of fuel In these sections have been brought almost to a standstill. Passenger schedules were also disrupted, and last night two of tho fast rains for eastern points were annulled because of storm con ditions between Denver and Omaha. At Casper, Wyo., the coldest snap since 1912 brought a temperature of 1 18 below zero It was 3d degrees be dow zero at Lander and stock and elk I ln the Jackson Hole country of Wyo ming were reported perishing. LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 9 Train I traffic, crippled by a heavy fall or snow in Nebraska yesterday and last night, was still seriously interfered with today while temperatures which I reached as low as 22 below zero forced iblg reductions in the state'- dwindling fuel supply. i I The Chicago, Burlington and Quincy bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Tennessee, who will come here shortly to take up his new work Bishop (Jailor's functions are said to correspond in many respects with those of the pope in Rome and those of the council with the functions of the Roman Catholic colleague of cardinals. Unlike the pope, however, who is loot ed for life, Bishop Gailor will hold of fice only for six years Selection of New York as the Epi.--copal center, says the Herald, was made at the first meeting of the coun cil held secretly In Washington on No I vember 25. Eagle and Airman Meet In Contest for the Supremacy of the Air British Officer Piloting Single Seater Has Thrilling Experience High in the Pyrenees on Trip from Pari3 to Madrid Great Bird is Finally Wor nOut and Falls LONDON. Dec. 1. Eagle and air man have met in a contest for tho supremacy of the upper air, and the 'eagle has been defeated. The en counter occurred high above the Pyre nees in the half light of early morn ing recently when a British officer was piloting a single Beater scout ma chine from Paris to Madrid. The air man was flying nt 100 miles an hour, when a big eagle soared up to meet him. It was as if the eagle had thrown me a challenge," says the offices, !"but my laughter died on my lips whrm I thought that perchance a lucky jdhe by the bird or maybe a collision I in midair would send me crashing to I tho rocks beneath. I "The eagle lumbered around me at 'about 90 miles per hour and I throttled down to the same pace while we took stock of each other. The air by then was crystal clear and I could see every feather on him as we circled about, for all the world like two an tagonists above the western front. "The eagle started to climb and I went after blm yard by yard. I'nable I to resist any longer, I opened the throttle, put my nos- down and looped right over him. He made one great effort to catch up and with it his strength failed. "His wings gave a feeble beat and iwith every appearance of a shot plane he nosed dived to earth. 1 followed him down a good twelve hundred feet and saw htm flatten out and land near a village in the foothills, completely 'exhausted ' railroad reported through passenger trains detained at Nebraska points while snow plows were being used to clear away snowdrifts. With clearing weather today, however, Burlington ottici;ls said they expected to have the line reopened by the end ot the day. 26 Delcw at Blilings BILLINGS. Mont.. Doe. 9 The lowest temperature in 23 years was recorded in Hillings last night when the government ob.servt r's thi-rmometer registered 36 de gre I below gro. Weather records ara r.ot available prior to 1S9C. The maximum temperature for tho 24 hour period ending Ing nt 8 o'clock this morning was 32 degrees below zero. LEGION BRINGS CHARGES AGAINST LIBERAL PARTY ! ST. LOUIS, Mo, Dec. 9 Tho con-1 ference of Liberals, known as the com mittee of 48, was unable to open its first national convention here today because it had no meeting place as the result of charges of alleged disloyalty brought aKaiust. it by certain posts of the American Legion. Hundreds of delegates from all sec tions of the country are here and all protested the loyalty of the organiza tion Should the convention be hold hero, all sessions will be attended by depart ment of Justice operatives and a com mltteo representing St. Louis posts of the American Legion. Delegates asserted the principal ob ject of tho conference was to formu-' late a program to solve the economic and social problems confronting the country and to Improve the interna tional relations of tho United States and to adopt a definlto plan of politi cal action to enforce the program. A referendum held by the committee showed that fifty per cent of the mem bers favored the amalgamation of the SOVIETS STIR UP TROUBLE Three Big Groups of Radicals Spreading Bolshevism i L VoRK Dec o -Radical agita tion In this country is due to an orga nized, artificially stimulated movement Under the inspiration of the Russian i soviet government This opinion will be submitted to the New York legisla ture by the joint legislative committee which has been investigating radical activities here, it was learned today j Three bis groups of the radical ele i ment h;tve befn supplying the forces for wholesale dissemination of Bol BheTlsf propaganda, the report will as- ' sert j "The anarchist group, including the I'nion of Russian Workers, and other organisation; the syndicalist iroup, I the main body of which are the Indus trial Workers of the World, and the I communist group. Including the Com- munist party ot America and the t orn munist-Labor party. In each of these groups the over- throw of government by illegal means.! including violence, is the weapon urg ed upon the masses, the report will state. New York City is one of the big headquarters for the organized move-; Jment, the report will point out. with: Chicago. Cleveland. Detroit and vir-' jtually every industrial center from the. 'Atlantic to the Pacific harboring head quarters for the radical campaign. Many hundreds of arrests have been made on information furnished by the j committee. Scores of indictments for! criminal anarchy have been returned on data procured nud made available' by it. The 19 persons Indicted here yester- day charged with criminal anarchy wt r.' arrested on information procured by the committee. Special inquiry was directed at the foreign language and radical press in New York. Of 46 such newspapers, it was found that only two were self supporting, the committee report will declare. In its recommendations to the legis lature, the committee will approach the subject of corrective measures foe the radical menace in two ways. First, it will recommend repressive legisla tion, not trying to limit free speech, but pointing out that free speech is abused when overthrow of tho govern- Iment by violence and illegal methods are advocated. Second, along constructive lines, it win recommend increasing the pros i ent educational facilities for adult aliens. 'committee, the Nonpartisan league land the newly organized labor party, to materialize the proposed program; 33 p r cent formation of a new polltl cal party; and 17 per cent n league to work through existing political par ties. The majority of the members disap proved of espionage laws, compulsory military training and curtailment of J freedom of speech and the press, the referendum showed. J. A. H. Hopkins, of New York, for merly national treasurer of the extinct Progressive party, is chairman of the organization. rtn . Pressmen Agree on 44 Hour Week for the Year of 1921 KNOXVILLE. Tenn.. Dec. 9. An agreement, to establish the forty-four hour week in 1921 was approved by the members of the International Printing Pressmen's and Assistants' Union of North America, according to an official announcement here today of the results of a referendum vote cast in November. Other propositions approved were an arbitration agreement between the American Newspaper Publishers' asso ciation and the International Printing Pressmen's and Assistants' union and an agreement between employing printers of tho United States and Can ada and the international organization. FINAL ENVOYS Delegation at Versailles Considers Ultimatum of Supreme Council PARIS, Dec. 9. (Havas.) Premier Ciemenceau vdl go to London tomor row night to confer with Premier Lloyd George on "6eriouG questions of the present hour," according to sev ; cral newspapers. ROME, Monday, Dec 8 Premier Nitti is about to ask England for a prompt solution of the Adriatic ques tion which Premier Lloyd George and the Italian foreign minister are dis cussing in London, according to the Journal Italia. PARIS, Dep. ?r Germanv's dele cation at Versailles today is consider Ing what is looked upon as the last word of the supreme council relative tc the signing of the protocol of the i 1 rill y Ul ncc. Elimination of the clause providing for coercion by the allies in case of Germany's failure to execute the treaty's provisions and alteration of, the claim for indemnity for German warships sunk at Scapa Flow are the most important, concessions made by the council. Economic effects of the turning over to the allies of German dock and harbor machinery by way of Indemnity will be subject of an inquiry1 to be conducted by the reparations commission. At the tame time, how ever, the council places on Germany responsibility for the sinking of .Ad miral von Router's interned fleet. German demands for modification of the treaty clauses calling for the, surrender of Germans charged with violations of laws of war. as well as those dealing with the repatriation of prisoners of war are rejected. The status of America in relation to the treaty is held not to alter the effective, jneiss of the pact and German objec tions along this line are described as I "pretended rights." Germany is told I it is ' vain to seek to delay" the opera tion of the treaty and that the allies demand her signature to the protocol without further loss of time. RUMANIA TO SICN. PARIS, Dec 9 Rumania is ex pected to become a party to the peace treaty with Austria and Bulgaria to day, i Her plenipotentiaries, it is stated, will sign the treaty In con nection with the Austrian pact pro-j vidlng for th protection of racial minorities ami v. ill atta. h th ir M;na tures to tho Bulgarian treaty. Polk Fails to Decide PARIS Dec 9 The supreme coun cil at today's session, tho last before; the departure of its American mem lb ex. Under-Secretary of state Polk,! failed to settle the question of the con tinuation of the supreme war council. The consent Ol the United States has qqI been given to the original plan. The question will now be referred di rect to the various governments. Ambassador Wallace will ait in such meetings ot the supreme council as ! may be held to deal with the Hunga rian peace treaty and other unfinished ! business, but will have no initial au thority to act He will report the pro- tings to Washington and act on in structions received from there. Future of Italy ROME. Dec 9. (Havas) Faith in the future of Italy and assurance that a revolution was not impending in this country were expressed by Premier Nitti in the chamber of deputies today while the answer to the speech from j the throne was being discussed. "I protest," he said, "against tho 'campaign abroad tending to represent Italy on the eve of a revolution. The conditions relative to public order are not different hero than thoBe prevail ing in tho majority of countries of Eu rope All necessary measures have been taken by tho government." The premier declared the fight which took place between troops un der the command of Gabriele d'Annun zio and detnehmeuts of Jugo-Slavs was "without importance and free from allj possibility of complications." Greek Troops Advancing. SAIONIKl, Monday. Dec 8 Greek I troops advancing to the line of demar-, MEXICO STILL A I PROBLEM 1 Release of Jenkins Has ' 9 Not Settled Tangle II With United States j l WASHINGTON. Dec. 9 Further ac- j tion in the Mexican situation so far as j I this government was concerned still was held in abeyance today pending I developments from various sources. The state department was awaiting the Mexican reply to the latest Am erican note on the Jenkins case which was sild to have been delivered yes- ij ( terday to the American embassy at Mexico City. The senate foreign relations' com- jl I mittee temporarily has postponed ac- j tlon on the Mexican question un-H I - I President Wilson further has outlined his attitude on the recent develop- , J ments i ' I' K . i nr...-i,lnn I n.-.n- Ic frllirlvfniT 1 ll O ' whole situation, including the memo randum of Senator Fall, Republican. New Mexico, which was submitted in . i substantiation of charges that on or- i ganized movement had developed in tlH Mexico with the sanction of President , ( arranzn to foment a revolution in j B the United States. I The forei -n relations' committee j j abandon-! ,,. ion un the Fall resolu- 1 tion to request President Wilson to t sever diplomatic relations with Mex ICO upon i ' l'-t'er from the j' president requesting that no such ac tion be taken. Senator Fall announc 1 ' ed. however, that although the com- In mittee had deferred action. It would i continue .he r: a-ral in -siigation of II 'M Mexican affairs and that be soon I would leave for the border to conduct j a thorough inquiry there. fi The release from prison of WiP.lam ! f, O. Jenkins, Amcncm consular agent, has not settled the Mexican tangle so j I far as the state department Is con- I J cerned and accumulation of data on if I the case continues In an effort to learn 1 J j exactly how the release of Jenkins . came about. I J If J- ukins' release was not in re sponse to the demand of the state de- j pan ment but due to the mysterious j deposit of ball by J. Salter Hansen, an . American of unknown status in Mex- t , , Ico, the negotiations over the case probably will continue. Officla.s be- I Hove that light would be thrown on the influence behind the agent's re l i when the Carranza note is re . lived. f cation in Asia Minor which was fixed by ih peace conference, have clashed with Turkish forces, the resistance of the latter being broken, according to jan official statement Issued at army headquarters. The Turks numbered about 2000. the statement says- The Greeks lost an adjutant and sfx sol dlers killed, and a sub-lieutenant and seventeen soldiers wounded, while the losses of the Turks have not been de I termined. , j ' LONDON. Dec 9 Dispatches from 'Rome filed Sunday announced the ar rival there of Major Giuernti, chief of I I d'Annunzio's cabinet, accompanied by Commander Rizzo, of the d'Annunzio naval forces. It was reported they came from Fiumc as bearers of sug gestions by the poet-soldier for a so lution of the question of Fiume and that of Zara, the Dalmtaian city re Icentlv seized by d'Annunzio's troops. It was rumored in Rome that d'An- . j nunzlo's funds were at a low ebb and that the situation had become em- II barrassing for him. BELGRADE. Dec. 9 Dispatches from Spalato today report the arrival there of the Italian destroyer Irre iqulto, belonging to the squadron of Admiral Mlllo, which had sided ith Gabriele d'Annunzio. The citizens of Spalato, says the message, are great ly excited as the destroyer has on II board a superior officer known to have close relations with d'Annunzio. HOUSING A PROBLEM. BUDAPEST, Dec. 9 Dr. Charlotte Szecsl, a woman physician, has been j sentenced to two months' imprison i ment because she refused to rent an apartment to a tenant unless he would buv her furnituro for 100,000 crowns. The action of the court is in line with the effort to provide housing for the over-congested city.