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31V10 JdtfA3K c arson City Daily TO MAKE KNOWN THE RESOURCES OF NEVADA VOL. LVI. 25 cents per week CARSON CITY DAILY APPEAL, MONDAY. JANUARY 20. 1919 Five cents per copy No. 16 ifpptoi IllPll 1 it n Mi Ptogre n n I 1 T As' la Mil ape Leaders In Senate Have Definite Ideas for Treatment of Boys On Their Return From Europe fails to penalize by the 14 PohtS First Measure Introduced Is Reso lution to Ratify Dry Amendment to Constitution P.y United Press WASHINGTON. Jan 20. Led by Senators Hiram Johnson, Borah, Kcn yon anl Cummins the progressives' pro gram in congress is rapidly taking shape. The essentials of this program are: Immediate and adequate liquida tion by the government of all obliga- prompt meeting of the unemployment program; scientific handling of em ployment as a permanent government policy ; severance of America's intimate relations with European affairs at the earliest possible date; speedy inaugur ation of domestic policies designed to increase the democracy of the United States. The Republican members of the sen ate, constituting the majority represen tation in that body, met-in the senate chamber yesterday afternoon and in al most less time than it takes to tell it Stenogaphcr, Teckla Wright, Hum boldt. Mailing Clerk, Mrs. Thomas McCabe, Ormsby. Pages, Edward Malley and Dick Sav- organized their caucus and named the age, Ormsby. Mil . liin May Cause TanalG That Must Be Settled Before Peace Convention Can Act On League of Nations By United Tress PARIS, Jan. 20. The Russian situa tion was formally taken up by the rep resentatives of the Associated Power at their meeting in the Quai d'Orsav this morning, it has been officially an nounced. The conference lasted from 10:30 until noon. vided the opportunities for a tangle. No date has been set for resumption of the conference, but it is understood it Question of Credentials By I'nited Press PARIS, Jan. 20. President Wilson met representatives of Great Britain, France, Italy and Japan in a closed con ference this morning to take up the mat ter of contests arising from some of the credentials of delegates from some of the small nations. This matter must be settled before getting down to the busi ness of the League of Nations. While nothing as yet has been published con cerning the conflict, it is believed it is possible the Balkan situation has pro- Ry I'nited Press PARIS, Jan. 20. An olTicirl com munique issued this morning stated that the "president of the Unifed States and prime and foreign ministers of the Allied governments, assisted by Baron Makinox and the Japanese ambassador to France, met in the Quai d'Orsay this morning between 10:30 and noon. M. Moulens. the F'rench ambassador to Russia, who returned a few days ago from Archangel, address the conference and gave particulars regarding the Rus sian situation. Another meeting will lie held at 10:30 tomorrow morning to hear M. Scaviniuf, the Danish minister, 1 who left Petrograd recently." News That's Up to the Minute COPENHAGEN, Jan. 20. The street fighting which broke out in Berlin when the Spartacans attempted to destroy the ballot loxes in that city yesterday af ternoon, continued throughout the night, according to dispatches from Berlin. The insurgents were repulsed everywhere. By United Press WARSAW, Jan. 20. The formation of a Polish cabinet has been announced, with Ignace Paderewski as premier and foreign minister. as vice-premier and Sonnio, foreign minister. A ministry of reconstruction for invaded territories has been created with Frandeletto as minister. Oakland Author Dies By I'nited Press NEW YORK, Jan. 20. Herman Whitaker, an Oakland author who wrote many novels, died this morning of internal disease. New Italian Cabinet Formed By United Press ROME, Jan. 20. It is officially an nounced that Premier Orlando has formed a new Italian cabinet, with Villa Negro Burned by Mob By United Press IIILLSBORO. Tex., Jan. 20. A mot was quietly formed which rushed the jail, battered in the doors and seized Bragg Williams, a negro, convicted of the murder of Mrs. George Wells, and her infant son. The mob quickly car ried Williams to the square and burned him alive. He had been returned hen under sentence to hang February ,23d. The double murder was committed in the middle of last December. Bulgarian Cabinet Resigns , By United Press LONDON, Jan. 20. According to dis patches from Sofia the Bulgarian cab inet has resigned. oo Subscribe for the Appeal. officers, clerks and other attaches of the upper house of the legislature. Everything, undoubtedly, had been programmed and the caucus was com pleted and the members out on the street within an hour. Following are the results: Secretary, R. A. McKay, Ormsby. Assistant Secretary, V'enie Rickey, Elko. Sergeant at Arms, J. H. Buck, Min eral. ' Minute Clerk, Mrs. A. M. Warren, Lincoln. Assistant Minute Clerk, Mabel Sling erland, Lyon. Journal Clerk, Ruth Dressier. Elko. Assistant Minute Clerk, Clara Ru dell. Elko. Engrossing Clerk, Mrs. M. Flana gan, Washoe. Enrolling Clerk, H. B. Maxson, Wa shoe. Committee Clerk, May Campbell. Eureka. Assistant Committee Clerk, Kirke Flynn. Clark. Bill Clerk. Edna Short. Washoe. Stenographer, Edith Burt, Lander. Mailing Clerk, W. M. Johnson, Nye. Messenger, Alex Wise, Lander. Page, Vernon Lovell, Ormssy. Porter, A. V. Clark, Ormsby. Democratic Caucus The Democratic members of the as sembly were practically all here yester- dav with the arrival ot the morning train and' immediately began their un official caucuses, but it was not until 8 o'clock last evening that they got to gether in the assembly chamber and stood a chance of putting a ticket through. And when they did meet three of the dry Democrats failed to appear, for what reason was not stated. Those absent were Booher of Elko, McCall of Churchill and Ernest of Esmeralda. The other eighteen, however, after a three-hour session, and following a lot of trading, put a ticket through.. The eighteen, though, do not constitute a maioritv of the membership of the house, so if the three absent Democrats, who show . signs ' of soreness, line up with the Republicans when the legisla ture meets today the plans of the Bour bons may all go awry. Following, however, is the caucus program : Speaker, D. J. Fitzgerald, Nye. Speaker, Pro Tern. F. E. Wadsworth, Lincoln. Committee Clerk, J. H. Causten, Humboldt. Assistant Committee Clerk, John Dunn, Esmeralda. . Sergeant at Arms, R. L. Dent, Washoe. Assistant Sergeant at Arms, Frank Humphrey, Nye. Minute Clerk, Nell Lucey, Assistent Minute Clerk, Irene Parker, Esmeralda. Journal Clerk, Edith Toyn, Hum boldt. ' Assistant Journal Clerk, Phil Geyer, Lincoln. Engrossing Clerk, Mrs. Julia Nevins, Story. Enrolling Clerk, Elmer Reynolds, Eureka. Assistant Enrolling Clerk, Mrs. Lena Gale, Washoe. Committee Clerk, Mildred Bray, Washoe. Porter. Jerry Coleman, Ormsby. Chancellor Ebert Says His Respon sibility Will End If Allies Go Beyond That By United Press i many today. They voted and ran BERLIN, Jan. 18. Chancellor Ebert for 0ffjce for tne first time in the his- Legislature Begins Labors The members-elect and hold-over senators met in the senate chamber at ' 12 o'clock today and were called to ; order by Lieutenant Governor Sullivan, j president of the body. I Following an opening prayer by Rev. I J. L. Collins, the officers and attaches, ! as selected by the Republican caucus of j vesterdav, were sworn in. On motion a committee of three was named to notify Governor Boyle that the senate was organized and ready to transact matters of state. - The com mittee retired and shortly returned stat ing that the governor was ill at the mansion and they were unable to get word to him. A committee on mileage, consisting of Senators Harrington, Kcnney and Summerfield, was named. Senator Chapin moved that when the senate adjourned it be out of respect to the memory of former President Roosevelt and the motion carried unan imously. A committee consisting of Harring ton. Chapin and Kent was appointed to dratt a set ot resolutions oi regret to e presented to the widow of the late Senator J. Wesley Stewart. Extension of time until Wednesday was granted to absent attaches to pre sent themselves for duty. Recess was then taken until 2:30. ' House Organizes Before the hour for calling the as sembly together it was announced that the three "d,ry" "members, who last night bolted the Democratic caucus, had fixed-up things with the majority and declared themselves as willing to abide by the decisions of last night's caucus, so when the members of the as sembly met at 12 o"clock all evidences of clouds had passed and what followed went through as originally planned. Secretary of State Brodigan called the assembly to order and after a few- remarks by him nominations for tem porary speaker were made, the Repub licans naming Tidd of Lyon and the Democrats Stannard of Mineral, the latter winning out by a vote of 22 to 13. For temporary clerk Meder of Ormsby w-as selected. Reecess was taken until 12:30, and on reassembling the committee on creden tials reported that all members present today told a representative of the Unit ed Press that Germany would do every thing in her power to comply with peace conditions based upon Wilson's fourteen points, but if the Allies make further demands he will not take the responsibility of signing the peace terms. The Chancellor stated that Ger many needs peace immediately in order that food mav be secured and materials so that the neoule mav tret to work. He declared the Spartacans had lost out in their- revolt and that no further serious outbreaks will occur if the peo ple are fed. He declared that while Germany was to blame for the war it was not Germany alone. tory of the country. The Majority So cialists are expected to predominate when the results of the election are known. Women Dominated German Elections By United Press BERLIN, Jan. 19. The women dom inated the national elections in Ger- Berinsky Hungarian Premier By United Press BERNE. Jan. 20. Berinsky, whom President Karolyi entrusted with the formation of a new Hungarian minis try, has announced himself as premier and minister of foreign affairs, justice and nationality. A dispatch stated that the Socialists have decided to enter Berinsky's cabinet. Germany Protests to Russia By United gress BERNE, Jan. 20. Late dispatches an nounce that Germany has sent a note to Russia protesting against the lat ter's support of the Spartacans in Berlin. Ann Martin failed to file ir ttmits May Be Subjected to Both Fine and Imprisonment Special to Appeal WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. On the 14th inst. the Anne Martin charges against Senator Henderson were re ceived by the senate committee on priv ileges and elections, which on Friday reported that in investigating the state ments of Nevada candidates filed with the secretary of the senate they found Miss Martin had failed to present state ments before or after the primary elec tion and also her final statement after the general election. The federal law, approved August 19, 1911, requires four statements of candi dates expenses and contains a penalty clause for violations of this act, a max imum of $1,000 fine and one year im prisonment. It is stated here Miss Mar tin's failure constitutes three offenses and anti-suffrage circles here are high ly elated that a woman candidate fail ed to comply with the law and claim it illustrates the unfitness of woman can didates in political competition. Miss Martin's omission will probably le used on the senate floor by suffrage oppon ents the next time the amendment comes up. the committee he would have his mes sage ready tomorrow and would pre sent it to the legislature at 11 o'clock. Lockhart of White Pine had the honor of presenting the first measure had qualified and were eligible to seats, i for the consideration of the assembly, A committee was then named to visit I it being joint concurrent resolution No. Chief Justice Coleman and ask him to 1, ratifying the Federal prohibition con swear in the members. The justice ar- stitutional amendment. Some debate rived on the moment and then followed j followed as to whether the resolution the swearing in of loth members and 'could be presented at this time, but the attaches. That being concluded nomin ations for speaker were declared in or der and Charley Richards of Nye nom inated D. J. Fitzgerald in a brief speech, Baird of White Pine nominat ing C. L Chandler for the same office on behalf of the Republicans. Roll call followed and Fitzgerald receiving 20 votes to his opponent's 15 was declared the choice. He was escorted to "the chair by the Nye county delegation and made a short talk in which he declared he was everylody's speaker and would fill the office with fairness to all. A committee was then named to noti fy the governor that the house had or ganized and succeeded in getting him on the phone. The governor informed speaker held" that the proper method, as no committees had yet been named, was to refer it to the committee of the whole for action, and this was done. In com mittee of the whole the resolution was passed without debate by an almost unanimous vote, only one negative, be ing recorded. The committee arose, went into reg ular session and shortly adjourned un til 2:30, when a committee was to wait on the senate and inform that body that the house was organized and ready to transact business. C. C. Tidd, assemblyman from Lyon county, arrived in the capital city Sat urday. Royalists Proclaim Manuel King By United Tress Royalist have proclaimed a restora tion of the monarchy of Portugal and named former King Manuel ruler. monarchy was proclaimed by Paiva Conceiro at Oporto and Draga Viseu.. Government troops have started for those places to suppress the conspiracy. Former King Manuel is reported to have attenmpied to frustrate the con spiracy. oo Did Not Contract Influenza - I By United Press SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20 The gov ernment public health service announc today that fifty sailors on Goat Is land were exposed to influenza in every lossible way, sleeping with patients and waiting on them. Not one con tracted the disease. There were no in- noculations. oo Miss Angelina Kcarns retu.ned to this city yesterday, after a two weeks' visit with friends in San Francisco. She says that the flu is very bad in the coast city and that the mask ordinance is to be strictly enforced.