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a iiu it n ii r. iv lit vs tvt' MEXICANS RELEASE i LINES BEING DRAWN DAYLIGHT SAVING LI 13 APPHQVEO ILL LEAO 10 WAR IN TREATY FIGHT ILON DECLARES PRESSlNa NCED OF COUNTY IS FOR PRrj DUCTION BY INDUSTRY TWO AVIATORS CAPTURED BY BANDITS FREED UPON THE PAYMENT OF RANSOM. ADMINISTRATION FORCES WILL CENTER EFFORTS ON GETTING TREATY OUT OF COMMITTEE. FAR EASTERN EXPERTS SEE A MENACE IN SHANTUNG PRO VISION OF TREATY. Republican Senators Declare Result f Negotiations Will Be Stiffening of Reeistanco to Attempt at Unrtrved Ratification. Asserted That Ficht May Start Be tween China and Japan, But That sooner or Later We Will be Swept Into Controversy. Admits That In Some Instances Fan. trt Art Inconvenienced by Dayiijht Saving Law, Bu Benef.u the Majority. ni . io in ! SAKS JAPAN'S CLAIM ARAN AIRMEN Had Lost Thtir Way After Thty Had Bern Forced to Land a Result of Engine Trouble and Were Taken Prisoner by Bandit. Mtirfa. Texas. t.leulcuniit II. U. rctcrsou, on' of tlic i i American avi ator ln-lil by Mi l nil bandits for $13, tXW ransom, crossed tin- border to the Atiieiiciiii side curly Monday tuornlug. Khoiily alter l.lotiicnunt l'etcrnon crossed i In border, Captain Mutluck returned, bringing with liiiu l.lcutoliunt lals. Captain Matlmk brought back with lilut one half the ransom money, Hu said uflor I'ctcrsoii hail been released, Ihivls was brought forward by the bandits, niul tho two mounted Captain Mutluck's horse. The bandits dciimnd il tln ri'intt IikIit of thi rausiuu mon ey, ami Captain Mai lin k u ml luvi answered by riding rililly away. Tlu in In lorn landed on tho Ameri can side of the river, Lieutenant, rut crson said. Upon their arrival at Cundclurlii n week ago Sunday, their engine developed trouble tttut they were forced to laud, ciuushliig their In i iik gear ami fuselage in doing so. The two niiulors then tried to find their way to Hie nearest army rump ami became confused. They walked anil wuni down the Kin liinndo dur ing Monthly, l.icuicuuut l'elerson said, ami then hired Mexican burros ufter IVtortioli developed a fever. They had started for I'andi'laria when an arinetl Mevit an tiveritHik ihem and made them prisoners. They were unarmed. Ttioy Mere overtaken by a bund of armed bamlits, l.ieuienaiit l'otcrson nld, and a erowd of people from a little town. They eoniinuod on their forced Journey until Friday night, when the bandit forced the aviators lo write messages demanding ransom ami tolling of the death threat. Persian Treaty Causing Comment. I'aris. Although the peace eonfer riiee has not yet takou up the British IVrsiau treaty, which Just came to ligul, wherein the British claim spec ial privileges In lYrsla which 'prac tically makes Persia a protectorate like Kgypt, It Is expected the subject will le brought up before the council f five as (khi as the shun of I'ersla arrives iu t'nrla. Firemen Ak for Big Raise. Cleveland. A 85 to 5 per cent In crease In wages Is demanded for 117, tkAl firemen ami hostlers on railroads In the United Slates and Canada iu a wage scale adopted before adjourn ment Sunday by &10 geueral chairmeu ef the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire men and Kngiuemeu Iu session here all week. Would Salvage Kruger Fortune. ltftulon. To recover more than $3. (KAUW In sold, part of the fortune of the late Oom laul Kruger, once presi dent of the Transvaal, which Is be lieved to he cciueuted In the hold of the bark Oorothea, sunk on Teuedos reef off the coast of Zululamt, ts one of the project a which may be revived as a result of Improvement in the sci ence of salvaging sunken ships. labor Party Being Organiied. Chicago, Initial steps tu the organ Uatlon of a uatioual labor party were taken Monday at a conference of rep resentatives of labor organiiatlons of several states. A temporary execu live committee was uatued to Issue a call for delegates to a uational evnveu tlou to be held In Chicago In Novem ber and to set a definite date. Fire at Idaho Penitentiary. Boise. Fir broke out from spon taneous combusion Mouday mornlug In a building used Tor a power plaut at the Idaho state penitentiary and ue- troyed It. together with about eighty cords of wood, and caused damages to dyuanios, boilers and engines used Cor lighting In the state Institution. Eight Killed at Crossing. Cleveland Seven members of th John Trainor family, of Cleveland father, mother, four sons and a daugh cr and a woiuaa relative of the Train er were instantly killed when their auto was struck by a train at a cross ing Sumlay. Pershing Coming Home Soon. Pari. before leaving for Italy General John J. IVrshlng told corre- apoudeau that he expected to sal) for Aiuerk' about Seeudef I, and. soort- iy after his arrival, would visit his old tome la Missouri and would also go to Chejeuue. Wyo. Car Strtkt I Gotham. Hew York. Att subway and elevat- 04 railway tines of the laterboro Rapid Transit company were tied up Sunday fcr the strike of 15.0tX Rtetubers of tn Brotherhood wf lutertHro Employ a whivh veal lato effect at 4 o'clock. Oaraw Workmen Are Touchy. Oobleauk -Workmen la the railroad .vi. .f uurll nftuT in refusing ! iTretvair aa armored lseauetive. part 4 Ue eHMt eX the W. oa the LaVbat it ka ft tws ( "Neaka. " - - - Wanliiiitli.il. As a aequel to the tVhlte IIouho conference on Saturday between President INon and Sena tor Hitchcock. admltiUtrutmu leader In the donate treaty fight. It has be come appurent that the administra tion forces will renter their present tffort ou briuglng the treaty out of committee and defeating any textual amendments, leaving in the back ground any negotiations relative to final ratification with reservation. Meantime, Kepubllcaii fenutors de clared ono result of the negotiations Of the last few days and of Senator Hitchcock's statement after he had left the presldeitt hud been to stiffeu resistance to any attempt at unreserved- ratification and to increase the determination of those who want the treaty amended outright. They as erted Saturday's jmII had kIiowu op position growing stronger In the face of the explanatory tateiients from Toklo and from the White House. The rojHrtod position of the presi dent that any textual amendment would send the treaty buck for re negotiation with Certuauy without any military force to compel acceptance of the American demauda was taken as largely forecasting the trend of the amendment fight. It Is known that Mr. Lodge ha been studying a number of drafts, including those drawn by the McNary group ami those suggested by Kllhu Hoot Wll-' Ham It. Taft ami Charles K. Hughes, He Is understood not to have stood sponsor for the draft he showed to the Republican senators, however, but to have merely submitted It for cou aideratlon. Republicans assert that the ouly possible outcome. If reservations are 9 oe auoptett lu place of textual amendtueuta, will be agreement on the ' Craft drawn by Mr. Lodge or some other senator which must be accepted by the Democrats. The only opeu question, they declare. Is how drastic the reservations are to be. ina LVmocratlc leadara, however. roalutalned there had been no change i In their stand for unreserved ratifl-' cation, and lu some quarters the out- come of the conference between the ' president and Senator Hitchcock was Interpreted to mean that Mr. Wilson would fight uncompromlsinglv against ' both amendments aud reservations. JAPAN TO RESTORE SHANTUNG. Restitution to China Promised Premier Hara. by Toklo- Restitution to China by Ja pan of those parts of the Shantung province, including Kiaochow, now oc cupied by Japanese forces, will be made without unnecessary delay, but the time required will be dependent upon the attitude of China, said Tak- aslu Iara, the Japauese premier, in au anwer to a question as to whether actual restoration would take place. FRANKLIN F. ELLSWORTH Representative Franklin F. Ells- vworth. now aarvina his third term as nemhee of tha hoiis, has announced kia candidacy for governor of Minno- ota. Ha is a member of the c-Ofomit- a interstate and foreign coin Tinoco Reaches Jamaican Capital Kingston. Jamaica. Federieo Ttnoeo ho recently abandoned the presides- ey of Costa Ktca and fled the country fearia be would be assassinated, ar ssav-.v, vu wr ia Steamer Zacap. eu route to EarHe- Auairiana Want CbaHes. Farts. Dlguiaries of the former j Awstriaa regime have reiterated their r4uet that former toperor Chartes Af accecdia W ft dispfttcb fro ' artcb. XV "ls I 11 If L CHANGE III MEXICAN POLICY CARRANZA IS WARNED THAT MURDERS AND OUTRAGES OF AMERICANS MUST CEASE. Communication Couched in Strongest Language Used in Any From This Government Since Vera Crux Occupation. Washington. President Currauxn and the Mexican government has been warned that Americans must be pro tected in future. The first definite move toward the long expected cluiugea la policy iu I .I...!:.... t . 1 ....... J; , , "' .ueiicu wns aisciosetl on i uursttay. Carranza has been warned that if the murders and outrages of Ameri cans continue, the United States "may be forced to adopt a radical change lu its policy with regard to Mexico." With the announcement at the state department, however, came uo author itative indication of how- far the Auicr- Krt" Kovrrnm"nt l preparing to go to enforce what lacks ouly the diplo matic technicalities of an ultimatum. The government announced its ac tion by publishing an exchange of notes w ith Mexico City, and prefaced its official statement with the expla- ,,atlon that th diplomatic representa rfrre to naJ bwl t1'' '"v'w of the lo,,g eries ot lu"rs ttuJ outr"es of American cltlxens in M,"sUv- culminating in the murder of lVt,fr c'atron lu Luis otol last ,uo,lth- "J lh perpetratios of other iu t "'"regard f American lives and property. The communication to Mexico is couched in probably the strongest lan guage used in any from this govern ment since the exchanges preceding the Vera Crui occupation. All official Washington began at once lookiug behiud the official text seeking some reason for au impending j change of policy, for which there has ( i-eeti ueuiauu iu aua out oi congress. I'ressure frvnu foreign goverumeuts and pressure in cougress which is preparing au Investigation of ilie whole Mexican situation were among those most eomuiouly discussed. Outwardly there was no reason ap parent except the long and grow-int; list of outrages ou Americans. WARF1ELD HAS RAIL PLAN. Six Per Cent Guaranteed On Capital I Invested. Washington. A plan devised by S. I I Hi vies Warfield of Baltimore, under 1 I which the government in the rvorgau- iiatioa of railroads, would provide a ; miuimutn return of 6 per ceut ou In- vested capital wVA division of all sur i plus over that amount aui.-ng employ ! ees. the public and the earning road, j was outlined Thursday to the public interstate commerce committee. Luther M. Walter of Chicago gen- ; eral counsel for the National Assocl i ation of Owner of Uailroad Securi j ties, w hich sponsors the plan, discussed ! its various poiuts with the committee j at a five-hour session, aud declared it could be put into effect at once, or ' certainly with the return of the roads , to private control at the end of the i year. The right ef labor to share in tV , profits of the roads was laid down bv J Mr. Walter as one of the fundamentals ! of the plan. i Russian Operations Costly, ! 1-oudon. Rritlsii expenditure- for ; tN naval and military operations in K jssiu froia the date of the armistice unm tne ena ot Juiy amouBWU to SW.i)imXK acwrdinx to an ot fictat -white paper" issued here Thursday, Oregon Bank. Rbber Escapes. Sael:ii, Ore. t-Tiester William Clark, i who robbed the Baak. of Beavcrtou. aud was sent to the peoiteutiary one - 1 UK)illa matle his escape from the iVrry field on the prisoa farm. He hsgil vears oiL Wild West Stunt in New Vork. Buffalo, N. Y- Three members of th crew of a Lehigh Valley troop traia were held tip by two. masked men. between Niagara Falls and Buf falo early Thursday and robbed of all their cash. RAD1GA EO 6 CENTS DAMAGES UTO MANUFACTURER WINS HIS LIBEL SUIT AGAINST CHICAGO NEWSPAPER. Objected to Editorial Which Attacked His Alleged Pacifism and His Re ported Opposition to an Invasion of Mexico. Mount Clemens, Mich. Henry Ford, i .iiiu-iuilliotutire automobile maiiufac :;vr. was awarded damage" of ti cents ii liis suit for $l,tKN.imu against the I'li.iago Tribune. A jury In Judge Ja;ne Tucker's -::rt returuet.1 the verdict Thursilay ni.-tit after delilterating 11 hours and -'I Miiuutes. I'onl based his suit on an editorial published in the Tribune on June 3, K'l'i. which apieareti uuder the cap tion, "Ford is an anarchist." The ed itorial attacked Ford's atteged ac ifistu. stressing his pre-war antipre paretlness activities and his reinirtetl opposition to an -Luericau invasion of Mexico. For the past three nmnths the legal fight was waged without a let-up. Attorneys for the defense attempted to show that Fod interfereil with gov ernment activities and that contrary to tviHrt he had tvfuerl to give re turned militiamen their former posi tions in bis factory. Wltuesses for the plaintiff te-Hified that these men were not only rv-em-ployed ob their return from the bwefer but that their families, in many in-stani-es. were provided for by Fori during their time of service. Idah Miners Strike. Wallace. Idaho. A walkout of prac tically ltX per cent of the miners f Burke, Mullan and Nine Mile districts of the Cocur dWIeiies occurred Friday following a vote by members of the International Union of Mine, Milt and Suiter Worker. Pilgrims Killed at Crossing. Lima, O. Five persons were ia statly killed near here Friday, when an auioinomie m wnicn they were i riding was struck by a Western Ohio Traction car. The victims had been attending a Catholic pilgrimase at Carey. MISS MARGARET BONDFIELD ; M-,m Marga Bondfleld. assistant ' secretary of the National Federation t0f women Workers of England, Is ; making speeches In this country on j thhalf of organized labor. j Japan Refuses Aid to Kolchak. i Tokio. It has been letirtietl that the i Japanese government has informed t the government of Admiral Kolchak that Japan is unable to accede to its request ti send several divisions of troop to assist Kolchak in the wa against the Bolsheviki. Strike Leadara Refused BaiL Winnipeg. Bad was refused t eight leaders of the recent Winnipeg strike by Judge Cameron, who orderea their arrest for alleged violation ot promises not to agitate. FORD IS AWARD 4 . if iJJ L Washington. It was the unanimous opinifii "f American experts on far eatt-!-:i affairs at Versailles Unit war mii-i teMilt from the peace treaty pro visions civing Japan control in the Chiiiee province of Shantung, the sen ate foreign relations committee was told on Monday by Thomas V. Millard, au American writer, who was attached to the Cliinee peace delegation. Mr. Millard declared the original ac quisition of (.iermun rights in Shantung was largely responsible for the Hay open door policy und was one of the indirect causes of the Russo-Japanese war. The (iermun rights were ac quired, he said, w ith the secret assent of the former Russian czar. Asked how the Shantung agreement might lead to war between Japan und the United States, the witness said there were many dangerous elements Involved. As an example, he said, the cumulative effect of Japan's successes In China might easily encourage her to assume commercial rights which would trespass on the Hay open-door policy or ou the special commercial treaties the United Stares has with China. 'This .Japanese situation," he said, "has I'. t u creeping up on us just as the Herman vt'iatioti crept up on Kurope, and von arc going to beat it, and you can't L't'at it with words. You'll have to fight. It may start with a fidit between japan and China. Cut American mis sionaries will be killed and American rights violated, and sooner or later we will be swept iu." TAKE PROBLEM TO CAPITAL. Executives Consider Food Problem First at Salt Lake Session. Salt Lake City. The problems of the high cost of living will be taken directly from Salt 1-ake to Washing ton by a committee of seven govern ors and there presented to congress and the administration, in accordance with the provisions of a resolution which was presented the first thing Tuesday moruing. at the opening et sion of the governors' cimfereuce. This decision was reached at a pre liminary caucus of governors Monday afternHn. It is understood that this committee tt seven state executives will be se lected at once, ami that tbey will pro reed to Washington within the next ten days or two weeks. COLVER RAPS PACKERS. Declares Industry Is Competing in Many Lines of Business. Washington. The ilauger, as seon by the federal trade onuuiissiou. iu the entrance of the packing Industry into lines of business beyoud the pack ing of meat was described by William B. CoJver, rfiemter o the commission. oa Monday, to the senate agricultural committee. Iu its opening hearing on the Keuyou hiil to divorce ownership e the stock yanis aud refrigerator cars from the packing concerns of the country aid to regulate by license their oreration. the eotumittee was taken over much of the gruuud traveled by the commission in its investigation of tue packing industry. Walsh Calls King Jailer. New York. Frank l Walsh, chair man of the American commission on Irish independence, characterizes the world as "a vast jail, with King Ueorge V of England as its keeper," in a statement issued here Monday pro testing against the alleged acqui escence of various state departments in permitting England to deuy pass xrts for their citizens to travel la Great Britain and its possessions. Traction Strike Called Off. New York. The strike which had for two days paralyzed the subway and elevated systems of the luterbor ough llapid Trunsit company in Man hattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens was formally callet.1 off Mou day. Bolsheviki Driven Out of Odessa. London. The Bolsheviki have been driven from Odessa by the populace of the city, according to reports re ceived by the British war office. It is reported also that the soviet forces are evacuating Kiev and the eutji;tj Ukraine. Score Dead in Mine Explosiojv Trinidad, Colo. Niueteeu of twenty men are believed dead, burienfc nder the debris from the explosive at 11 o'clock Monday morning iiv the Oak view mine of the Oakdale- (Wl com pany near La Yeta, Cole Orchard Robbers Sheot Farmer. Omaha. Vigilance committees are being organized lu IXiuglas countv fid- krwing the shoiulng on Sunday of Joe J Hipp by one ot a party of five whom j be found robbing his orchard, Ulpp I la la a serious condition, .Vushiiigton. President Vium ea August l."i, for the second time vetoei .lie lull repealing the daylight saviae law. Ihe president said he returned the hill without his approval with "th utmost reluctance" Itecause he real ized "the very considerable, und k some respects very serious. Inconven ience to which the daylight savlnr law subjects the farmers of the coun--try." declaring the pressing need of the country was for production by indus try, the president said he had been obliged to "balance one set of disad vantages against another" and decide which was the more serious for the country. Republican hoase leaders said they had not determined what they might d i in the matter of again attempting .o pass the daylight repeal over the president's veto. This was the second time the presi dt lit had vetoed repeal of the law by whii-h tin- clocks are set forward an hour on the last Sunday m March and turned back an hour the last Sunday in October. The first veto was sev eral weeks ago, the repeal being at tached as a rider to the annual agri cultural appropriation bill. White House officials nnd members of congress could not recall a previous instance of a president having twice vetoed the same bill. Efforts to pass the agricultural measure over the veto failed in the house, and then the .sep arate house repeal bill then pending was passed by the senate. Leaders in congress doubt that the two-thirds vote necessary to pass the repeal measure over t'r.3 president's head can be ob tained. CARRANZA OUSTS BRITON. Mexican Head Order William Cum. mings to Leave Country. Washington. William Cum tilings, British charge d'archives In the City of Mexico, has been ordered to leave the country by President Carranza. While not officially stated, it was understood that Curranza's action re sulted from the statement recently made in the house of commons by the British undersecretary of state that Ureal Britain bud not recognized the Carranza government aud would uot do so until there was some guarantee that lives and property of British cit izens in Mexico would be protected by he Mexican government. PROFITEERS FIRED FROM BOARD Grain Corporation Scandal Revealed By Senate Probe. Washington. Evidence at a secret investigation of the purchases of beans for the food administration during the war so incensed Julius II. Karnes, of New- York, president of the United States grain corporation, that he forc ed two employees of the administration to rvsijni, the senate and house agri cultural committees were told by (1. A. Turner, presi cut of the California Bean growers' association. Student Held for Girl's Death. Ithaca. N. Y. Donald W. Fether, Cornell sophomore, and son of a wealthy Los Angeles oil promoter, was held ou a charge of first degree mur der iu connection' with the disappear ance of Miss Hazel Crance, IS year old Ithaca girl, on the night of July 19, wheu she went canoeing on Cayuga lake with the college student. Rumanians Not Asked to Leave. 1'aris. The supreme council in it- response, drafted Friday, to the reply of the Rumanian government to the. uote of the council regarding the occu pation of Budapest, does not ask the Kiimanians to leave Budapest immedi ately. Pettura Attacks Reds. Warsaw. -General Simon retlura, the Ukranian anti-Bolslfvlk lender, after having withdrawn his, tr from the Polish front, has. ana the Bolsheviki and captured the portant town of Z'wcrittka. upS ;ed i ni- More Trouble in Ireland. Qiiei'nst.MVB a party v- nien fir',,J rifles on Uocky Island, lu the luubor behind ttaulbowlin Waud The mil itary oa llocky island re;llel with inhine guns. The ffriug continued some tliues . Ohio Profiteers Arrested. Columbus. Ohio. Forty warrant charging Ohio food dealers wfth f"' hoarding and profiteering were issued v the state of Ohio ou rrhhiy. and arrest a will be made immediately. i-' oxditig to Governor Jaaiea Cox. Recruits Neva 1OO.0OQ Washington. The "first humlre.1 thousand" of recruits have been curvtl tor -h permanent regular army, sleueral March, chief of ataff. n" bounced, and of tbeae more tban & WO were re-enlUtuieota.