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) : RICIIMQNB P AULAB YUM VOL. XLIV., m gg Palladium unrt Bun-Telsram XNU. Oi consolidated 10I. RICHMOND, IND. TUESDAY EVENING, JAN. 14, 191i SINGLE COPY 3 CENTS FEDERAL DRY AMDEIEfiT RATIFIED RY LEGISLATURE House Follows Action of Sen- . ate and Ratifies Prohibition Measure by Vote 87 to 1 1 -Twenty-fifth State. NEW BILLS INTRODUCED '' (By Associated Press) r INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 14. Indiana , ratified the prohibition amendment to the federal constitution today. Fol lowing the action of the state senate yesterday in approving the amend ment the house today took similar ac tion by a vote of 87 to. 11. Representative Andrew H. Sambor of East Chicaso spoke in voicing pro tect to pushing consideration of the Joint resolution. Wayne county's rep resentative voted for the resolution. Indiana became the twenty-fifth state to adopt the resolution for ratifi cation of the prohibition amendment. Adjourn at Noon. Both the. house and the senate held short sessions today. Adjournment until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning was taken at non. Few important measures were intruduced' In either house. In the house, bills in which interest centered included one which would prohibit the holding of races, games or sports of any character on Memo rial Day, and another repealing the present child labor law. Senator English introduced a bill in the senate which would permit or phans of the fcoldiers and sailors of the world war to enter the state sol diers' and sailors' orphans home. He, also Introduced a bill prohibiting gyp-l tiles from camping along roadsides. Eighty Thousand German Helmets Will Advertise Fifth Loan Campaign (By Associated Press) " 1 WASHINGTON, Jan. H.pEighty thousand. German helmets, captured by General Pershing's troops some new, taken from store houses behind the enemy lines, and some battered relics of the battle fields have been ordered by Frank R. Wilson, director of liberty loan publicity, for distriuu Uon in the fifth liberty loan campaign The helmets will be allotted to federal reserve district headquarters on the basis of their respective subscription quotas and will be used as prizes for campaign achievements under rules to be formulated by the, district mana gers. Eight Aces Summoned Home to Aid in . Founding a National Flying School MOONEY CONGRESS OPENS IN CHICAGO (By Associated Prn CHICAGO. Jan. 14 The National Iabor congress, called together for 'the purpose of making a formal de , mand for a new-trial for Thomas. 'J. v Mooney and ? Warren - Billings, now ' serving life,, sentences 'for murder in connection - with . the Preparedness Day bomb explosion in San Francisco In July, 1916, opened here today. The congress was called by the In ternatlo'nal Workers Defense league and la composed - of more than 500 delegates from trade unions in various ' states. Labor organizations through out the country, backing the fight to 4 secure a new trial for the two men it I said have raised 1100,000 as a de fense fund. E. D. Nolan, of San Francisco, secretary-treasurer of the defense league called the conference to order and In troduced John Fltzpatrick, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, as the temporary chairman. W. Bourke ('ochran. of New York and Frnak P. Walsh, of Kansas City, were sched uled to make addresses. . NAVAL RECRUITS TO MAN GERMAN MERCHANT SHIPS Demobilization Plans Held in Abeyance Until Troops Are Returned. (By Associated Tress) WASHINGTON. Jan. 14. Naval de mobilization plans are in abeyance and recruiting for the permanent service is being pressed now so that the navy may be prepared to man big German merchant ships which the allied war council is considering allotting to aid In the task of bringing the American army boys home from France. Secre tary Daniels raid today he had been in communication on the subject with Admiral Benson at Paris, and was confident lhat necessary personeile could be supplied for the enemy crafts. In looking over the list of ships in German harbor it has been found that the larger German liners furnish a transport capacity of 0,000 men a month. In connection with recruiting, Mr. Daniels said it was anticipated that many young men now in the service and eager to be discharged, after a short period at home would again feel the call of the sea and reenlist. . ; Capt. CHARGE SUPPRESSION OF SINN FEINERS (Bv Atsoclated Prest LONDON. Jan. 14. The intention to forcibly suppress the Sinn Fein or ganization is attributed to the British government in certain quarters In Ire land, according to a Dublin dispatch to the Mail. Moderates there, the cor respondent says, are speculating as to what developments may be expected from a meeting of the council, which the governor general called Monday night at Dublin Castle. The correspondent adds: "Sober minded, responsible men take a very gloomy view of the situa tion. It is feared that the government Is about to embark on a new cam paien of repression, which mav in clude the forcible suppression of the Sinn Fein, with such results as are to be expected when the government takes up armed conflict with seventy five per cent of the population." The writer attributes this fear to the Tory successes in the recent elec tions In England, which, he says, are regarded ns giving the "coerclonists" s predominating influence in the state svl have created the belief that Ulster will be supreme in determining Brit ish treatment of Irish affairs. Vis count French, governor general. Is also credited with the intention to exer cise his authority in accordance with military rather ihan political consid erations. Peace Representation According to Interest (Bv Asocted Fr9) PARIS. Monday. Jan. 13. Concern in the representation of each country nt the peace congress, the Times says that the first idea was to make the number of plenipotentiaries propor tionate to the importance of the role plaved bv each cf the great powers. It now appears that this method has been abandoned and that the confer ence is inclined to adopt as a crite rion the importance of the Interest held by each allied or associated pow er in the regulation of peace. It is not vet certain that the Brit- Sh dominions will nave oeiegaies ther tnan inose irom cugnuu, i as at first ar.nouncea inai we uo nions. considering themselves real tions. desired to have representa- --,?s distinct frcm ' those oi ureal taia. LUXEMBOURG REVOLT LASTED SIX HOURS LONDON. Jan. 14 TlMwpublj.f Luxembourg, which was proclaimed on Thursday .by the committee on public health lasted only six hours, accord- ine to a report to the express rrom Brussels, which adds that French mill- j tary authorities restored order in the grand duchy. GENEVA. Jan. 14 Details of a pro clamation in Luxembourg which have reached here say that revolutionists forced an entrance into the castle of Grand Duchess Marie on Friday and demanded her abdication. The grand duchess refused on the ground that the parliament had not made such a request. She was given 24 hours to leave her capital and was told that she -would be permitted to take only her personal effects. She consented to go to her chateau outside of the city. In the meantime, the parliament held a disorderly meeting. Grand Duchess Marie has a minor ity following, it is said, Jbeing mainly clericals. As a protest, they left the parliament building in a body. It is stated that feeling against the grand duchess is due to the fact that she re ceived former Emperor , William, the crown prince and other " German of ficers and also permitted her sister to become engaged to Crown Prince itup precht of Bavaria. . It is said the nonnto desire to be indescendent of German control. Reports Eddie Rickenbacker, left; Ryan, center. Proving that there is more than mere discussion of the project to build a national Hying school to rank with West Point and Annapolis comets a re port from inner military circles in Washington to the effect that eight leading American aces have been sum moned homo to aid in founding such an institution. - Speaking recently at the annual din ner of the Manufacturers' Aid-craft Association, John D. Ryan, until re cently director of aircraft production, said the government should build such a flying school. -f . , That plans hav been tinder dis cussion in Washington for some time and an actual start made toward the school is indfettejct Iri tb&Jaier por.L Washington authorities are silent on the actual plans. Those . who admit such- a project is. being considered say it is as yet only in embryo. Other observers point out that the govern ment ' must have reached the point where actual specifications are reach ed if the men have been called home For Peace Time Flying Also. They believe the United States will push the plan to realization quickly, being the first government to found such a permanent institution on an equality with its army and navy colleges. . While the school would be one of military flying, it is said, yet the Lieut. Col. William Thaw, right; John D. needs of peace time flying and com mercial aviation will have a prominent place in its program. The school also would have a de partment for the study of the me chanics of airplanes, aerial engines and other equipment of the aviator. Major Charles J. Biddle. Philadel phia lawyer and clubman, is one of the eight leading aces who have been ordered home to confer on the subject. ; Other Aces Concerned. In addition to Major Biddle three of the others named were Lieut -Col. Wil liam Thaw of Pittsburg, the marvel of the - Lafayette flying squadron ; Capt Eddie Rickenbacker, former famous motor car racer, and the most daring of American pilots, and Capt.. Edward Major-Biddle Is at home, ant-so-re Thaw and Tobln, Capt., Rickenbacker was with the forces in Germany, but it is understood he has received or ders and is on his way to America. Major Biddle is- the: Philadalphia flier longest In service and a man with a record or naving oniciany orougm down seven German planes. He serv ed first with the French section and later was transferred to the American forces. He is a Princetonian, one of the legal force of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company and son of Charles Biddle of Andalusia, prominent lawyer, clubman and society leader LIEBKHECHT REPORTED TO HAVE ESCAPED ; FR0R.1 BERLIN Spartacan Leaders . Fleeing . Country, Says Report Eichhorn, Chief of Police on Way to Denmark. REVOLT IS DYING DOWN By Associated Press) COPENHAGEN, Jan. 14. Dr. Karl Liebknecht, the Spartacan leader, is reported to have fled from Berlin to Leipsic, according to advices reeeivea here. Chief of Police Eichhorn. ac cording to the Vorwaerts or Berlin, has fled to Denmark, using a passport obtained from the Danish legation some days ago. A large mass of docu ments have been seized at Elchhorn's residence. . The government at Berlin has Is sued warrants for the arrest of Dr. Liebknecht, Rosa Luxenbourg and Eichhorn. The war minister is quot ed as saying that loyal troops have begun a search for arms with a view to disarming the population of Berlia Order Restored. Order has been completely restored in cities outside of Berlin where the Spartacan has established themselves, according to reports received here to day. Spandau, which has been placed under martial law, is quiet. Fifty five Bolshevists have been arrested, one of their leaders killed and sever al wounded. SpaVtacan leaders at Hamburg have been arrested by military police who had difficulty in protecting them from enraged citizens. The situation there however, is still tense. Spartacan leaders at Dresden, when arrested, ad mitted that they had intended to forc ibly, prevent elections to the national assembly. A newspaper at .Wllhelm shaven has been surrendered by the Spartacans. The executive committee of the Soldiers and Workmen council at Alle has resigned as a protest against the Bolshevists, and . has or dered the election of a new council. H. C. L. Second Only 1 to Horrors of war, Says Toledo Council (By Associated Press) . TOLEDO. O., Jan. 14. "Second only to horrors of war." was th com parison given the high cost of meat products and other articles of food, in city council which last night unani mously adopted a resolution asking Washington to conduct, an Investiga tion In Toledo. - ' ' . Artifical profits and control of trade to the detriment of Toledo citizens also are charged In the resolution, copies of which were sent to President Wilson. Attorney General Gregory. Senators Pomerene and Harding and Congressman Sherwood. J. . Prosecution of parties responsible for " maintenance of abnormal prices for necessary commodities is asked in the resolution. The United States at torney of this district Is asked to give the complaint Immediate attention. LEAGUE OF NATIONS TO COME FIRST AT MEETING PLANS WILSON SPEAKING TOUR OVER COUNTRY Would Inform U. S. Himself of Proceedings at Peace Conference in Paris. Russia May be Represented at First Formal Session of Peace " Conference to Held Wednesday. be CONDITIONS GOOD ON I1U$S FRONT i- I'CONAHA MADE CHAIRMAN SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE INDIANAPOLIS. Jan. 14. Wayne county's representatives in the house or representatives received the follow ing committee appointments from received Speaker Eschbach , j i .i,o ; la r,nt nrnhnhlo ' nuamj uu litre ur. loir inai ,i. "J w ... i the committee of public pYnpnditiires. federal relations, cor- that Grand Duchess Marie w.ll return , ;";n," at once to the city of Luxembourg. I Lafuze on the committees of organ ization of courts, state medicine, state soldiers home, roads, benevolent and Wuertemherg Electionzt fTamed chairman of Socialists Defeated in BERNE. Jan. 14 In the Wuertem berg elections the Socialists have been tlefeated by the civil parties, the latter electing 94 members of the Na tional Assembly, while the Socialists elected 56. Of the latter, four are in dependent Socialists. J u go-Slav Republic to Mobilize Army PARIS. Jan. 14 The Jugo-Slav re public will soon mobilize its army, ac cording to a dispatch here from Fiume. THE WEATHER For Indiana, by the United States Weather Bureau Partly cloudy to night and Wednesday. Colder tonight Today'a Temperature. Noon Yesterday. Maximum Minimum IS For Wayne County, by W. E. Moore Mostly cloudy and colder tonight. Wednesday partly cloudy. General Conditions Temperatures are moderate throughout the central states and no cold weather of any consequence is over any portion of the United States, although it is con Fiderably below freezing in the west. The temperature will fall below freez ing here tonight. Weather is mostly fair in the west. The light rains this morning over the central states and lake region were due to the Pacific coast storm which has crossed the Rockies and is now passing down the St. lawrence valley. the committee on natural resources. Land Good Committee. In the senate. Walter McConaba was appointed chairman of the finance ! committee, a position ne neia two years ago. The appointment of Mc Conaha by Lieutenant Governor Bush smashed a precedent, as the chairman of the legislative visitation committee usually lands this position. Lieutenant Governor Bush said he was not consulted when Senator Mun ton was placed as chairman of the legislative visitation committee. Gov ernor Goodrich strongly urged the ap pointment of Senator Manton, but Lieutenant Governor Bush gave him the chairmanships of the committee on prisons and manufactures. Pleased Wayne County. Senator McConahas appointment will be gratifying to the residents of Wavne county where he is tavoraoiy The Lieutenant Governor Said that be desired to be relieved of the embar rassment in which he had been placed regarding , the committees; He said also that he desired to be relieved of the pressure from various sources to ! obtain appointments. He declared em phatically that he proposed to conduct the senate independently; that he would not be intimidated, and that threats would fall from him '"like rain from a duck's back." The Lieutenant Governor told of a meeting held by the Republican mem (Continued on Page Ten) By Associated Press) . PARIS. Monday. Jan. 13. President Wilson Is considering a speaking tour of the United States when he return home. It is said that this trip will be taking him into many of the princi pal cities and it is possible that he may. touch the Pacific, coast. His plans are not as yet matured but it Is believed that he has discussed the All have been disarmed, plan with his advisers. w un congress oui. oi iue cn in March Mr. Wilson -would have an opportunity for such a tour before returning to Europe, should he follow his original plan and if his return should be necessary. He would also have time for his proposed trip before the convening of an extraordinary ses sion of congress, should he decide to call one. So far as known, Mr. Wilson has no plans for an extra session, but he still holds to his Idea of returning to the peace conference. If it is felt his presence is necessary to the success of the league of nations. . Encourage Support. The object of his proposed speaking tour Would be to Inform the country by personal contact, of the proceed ings at Paris and at the same time aminfV nut and encourage nubile senti ment', in support- of the peace, print:!- pies he has enunciated ana wmcn ne feels uve been - acclaimed by the masses in Europe.' " There ilafe as - yet no official an nouncements of the president's pur- nose bat some of those close to mm suggest such a trip Is feasible In view of-the fact' that It is now certain that the neace congress will still be.worX- ing onuts problems during the sum mer. Mr. Wilson's mends Deiieve mat nonulaf ' exoressions in the United States- might support those of Eng land. France and Italy and have great influence on European statesmen. The president has told his friends that he considers the reception given him by the people of Europe, not as a personal endorsement but an approval of his peace principles. He is being ursred. therefore, to make a speaking tour to give opportunity for popular manifestations of public opinion in nis own country. .--"CBtr AMoclatert" Pfrtil WASHINGTON. Jan. 14 Col. George E. Stewart, commanding the American troops in the Archangel sector of Rus sia, in a message received at the war department today, under date of Jan. 11. reported that he had made a per sonal tour of the wide front over which the Americans are scattered, and found the general health, disci pline and morale of the men excellent and their clothing and equipment am ple. Total deaths from all causes among the force, which number about 8,000 were given as. 6 officers and 121 en listed men. Ford and Newberry to Appear Before Senate WASHINGTON. Jan. 14 Taking up Henry Ford's contest of the election of Truman H. Newberry, republican, to the senate from Michigan, the sen ate elections committee today decid ed to Invite both parties to appear personally or by counsel Friday. Members of the committee said they desired an explanation from both sides regarding the contest particular ly with reference to the preservation of the ballots, before proceeding fur HOHENZOLLERfl IS GROWING BEARD DELAY IN PASSAGE , OF RELIEF BILL (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON. Jan. 14. Several days delay in the senate is in prospect for the 100 milion dollar European re lief appropriation measure passed yes terday by overwhelming votes of the house after the reading of President Wilson's urgent request for prompt ac tion and warning that Bolshevism could be checked only by the food. The house measure was transmitted to the senate today and referred to the appropriations committee of which Majority Leader Martin is chairman. fBr Associated Press) AMERONGEN, Jan. 14. William Hohenzollern, the former German em- namr i erowinK a beard to protect ther with Mr. Ford's petition for a re-; nifl ear wniCj, was recently operated nnnn. The former emperors iaciai count. The invitation to the candi dates was on motion of Senator Reed of Missouri, democrat. Spanish Influenza Takes Many in Mexico City MEXICO CITY. Jan 14. Ravages or Spanish influenza among the poor charcoal burners who live in the moun tains surrounding the capital are said to be responsible for the unprecedent ed price which that commodity is bringing. In the last month charcoal, which is generally used for cooking purposes, has increased about 300 per cent In cost. The municipality has made arrangements to buy this prod uct in quantities and retai'. it at re duced figures. One paper in the cap ital states that almost 90 per cent of the Indians who supplied Mexico City with the fuel were victims of the scourge. Wilson to Be Guest of French Senate annearance. tnererore, is unaereoins a radical change Herr Hohenzollern's affected ear is badly influenced by the climate here. The former emperor's beard is iron gray in color and while it is still quite short, it makes . Herr Tlnhenzollern look considerably older. The distin guished fugitive shows improvement in health and is able to continue his walks in the garden of the chateau where he is Hying. While strolling, he wears a great fur cloak. Forces of Bolsheviki Converge on Warsaw ARMISTICE EXTENSION -! (By Associated Tress) . PARIS, . Jan. . 14. Russia may be represented, together'wlth all the na tions that were engaged in the war against Germany, at the first formal meeting of . the peace conference. Whether Russia will have present at that1 time a delegation of prominent Russians, irrespective of party, or other spokesmen, if any, probably will be decided at the next meeting pre liminary to the congress. This will be held tomorrow because of the open ing of the session of the French par liament today. All the delegations with the excep tion of the French, which will be oc cupied with parliamentary affairs, will employ their time in preparations for Wednesday's meeting. President Wilson planned to engage in a series of Informal conferences with British and French representatives. The first question to come up be fore the actual peace conference will be that of the proposed league of na tions and it was made know today that It had been planned for the confer ees to devote twelve hours daily to this work if necessary, until it is on the way to completion. There is some reason for 'believing that the first plans for the structure of a league -of nations to be. laid before the confer ence probably, will be somewhat com posite, representatives of a concensus.: of opinion on the part of the Ameri can, British and French statesmen who have been, discussing the - sub ject. It will not purport to be a fin ishedproduct, but is intended to serve as a starting point for development. I Foch Meets Delegates. Marshal Foch, the allied comman der-in-chief, 1b today on the way to his headquarters at Treves to meet the Gerqian delegates and lay down terms for the eitention of the armistice. There was some disposition during yesterday's conferences -to make the; terms of the extension-more art tha4 .had at first been proposed,-hue, this' was not carried out. The extension, however, provides for the turning over of the German commercial fleet to transport troops, in exchange for food; for the restitu tion of material taken from France and Belgium and for full compliance with the terms of the original armistice. A start has been made on the ma chinery . through which the American republic will learn of the doings of the peace conference. Hitherto the French and the British press had ac cess to much more information than the press ' representatives from the United States. The British and French had also been issuing their own official communiques regarding the meeting. It now has been decided to issue a joint communique, prepared by a committee representing all the nations, this to be the sole official outgiving. President Wilson has also decided to communicate with the rep resentatives of the American news papers, of which there are more than 100 in Paris, through the medium of a publicity agent.- Ray Stannard Baker, a former magazine writer, has been selected as the agent. Baker to Give News. The plan as announced today Is for President Wilson or some member of the American mission to communi cate to Mr. Baker such details of the proceedings as were not embraced in the communiques and which the presi dent desires to make public. Mr. Bak er conveying the information to the correspondents. The . correspondents will not have original contact with the source of information. The faction in Luxembourg which proclaimed the establishment of a re public there has decided to send an official delegation to Paris, according to the Journal Des Debats. The news paper adds that the movement favor able to the annexation of Luxembourg to France is growing stronger and that the delegation, to be sent here will be entrusted with a proposal along that line to the French government. known as a business man and agricul-; It was said no further action was plan turjSl ned until additional information re- Besides receivins the appointment j garding proposed disposition of the of chairman of thefinance committee, fund was received. A request for this Senator McConaha drew places on the ' information has been cabled by Sen following committees: Constitutional ; ator Martin to Secretary Lansing at revision, rivers and waters, railroads, j Paris. , and legislative apportionment. I His appointment gives Wayne coun- j Pf ggfj fyf erian ChUTch HcS t- rDnrAcentfltinn nn 1 v t . n.-- v. - , important committees oi me senate. The committees to which Representa tive Knapp and Joint Representative Lafuze were appointed in the house rank among the most important in the lower branch of the general assembly. Wayne County Favored. Wayne county has received excel lent committee appointments in the senate and house, well informed ob servers of the legislature assert. The Indianapolis Star has the follow ing to say about Lieutenant Governor Bush's stand: The announcement cf the commit- i tees was awaited with keen interest. Million Dollar Budget Pv A9nrlat1 Prl ' NEW YORK, Jan. 14. The Presby terian church in the United States has provided in its 1919 budget for a fund of a million dollars to increase the salaries of those among its 6,500 pastors who are not considered ade- quateJy paid., This was announced to day by the national headquarters of the ."New Era" movement Of the church organization to raise 38 million dollars in 1919 for local church ex penses, benevolences, and other ac tivities. ' - PARIS, Jan. 14 President Wilson will be the guest of honor at a, ban quet to be given by the French senate, January 20. Chicago Cheers Return of Black Hawk Division CHICAGO. Jan. 14. Chicago yester day cheered four train loads of the Black Hawk division, largely Chicago troops. ' A short parade, lots of food and dancing and no speeches, was the program. " ARKANSAS RATIFIES LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 14 By a vote of 32 to 0. the senate of the Ark ansas ' legislature today adopted the resolution ratifying the federal prohi bition amendment. The . amendment passed the bouse yesterday. Arkansas is the 26th state to ratify the amend At (Bv Associated Press WARSAW. Sunday. Jan. 13. Bol shevik forces are converging in War saw over the lines of railroad. They are advancing from Vilna and have nassed Zudarce and Orani. Southwest of Lida they have reached Mosty. j which Is situated on the eastern bank of the Nieman river. Other columns j are reported nearing . Brest-Litovsk. ; The German evacuation of Bialystock is holding up the Bolshevist advance j in that region. The number of the enemy Is un known, the Poles not having sent avi ators as yet to investigate. It is esti mated, however, that the Bolshevists have thirty thousand men. It is fear ed that Warsaw is In danger of meet ing the fate of Vilna. The Poles have a certain number of soldiers in Posen J which may be thrown against the Bol shevists. , There will be little cause for alarm under possibly three weeks but the advance of the Bolshevists has influ enped sympathetic elements here. Re ports of Spartacan successes in Berlin had an immediate effect in Warsaw. A Todz manufacturer who has ar rived here . after being driven from the city from the demands of work men, said: "The alllese must understand that U. S. CRUISER LANDS WIT!; THOUSAND MEN (By Associated Press) NEW YORK, Jan. 14 The United States cruiser Huntington arrived here today from Brest with 44 officers and 1.T00 men from the American ex peditionary forces. The troops in cluded the headquarters company of the 39th coast . artillery brigade and the 57th coast artillery regiment com plete. Eight men of the navy person nel also were passengers. Vienna Expelh Band of Russian Bolsheviks , (Br Aiioctttefl Prn ' GENEVA. Jan. 14. Vienna expelled a large ban dof Russian Bolshevists cn Sunday following the example of the , French and Swiss authorities. Twenty of these sent out of the city were spreading propaganda while be ins engaged ostensibly as Red Cross workers. A number of Austrian offl- Rnl.hoTlsm Is a disease the same as cers ana men iron uaiacia. wao are influenza and westward." l umesac bkiuc i - - - . . . . - that it is spreading I said to have been imbued with Bol- .... t sbevlst ideas bv i rrfi.