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The Telegraph Ht strike decision Service of The Daily Gate City and Constitu tion-Democrat oor own is received over leased wire. yOL. 129 NO. 73. returning to work in constantly Rasing numbers. The steel com fjfs regarded the situation as ex ningiy favorable, but the tense of the big struggle that Is being hung over the valley. rffWll'le the 8trilter8 8Teateat erm I vBi3 P. Walsh has been summon I re and will take charge of this ui i« struggle. Governor I th» .* rec°rd istantly Increasing Number of Men Return Work in Monongahela Valley Where Police are on Guard. FOR mo FROM kers to Make Great Effort to Induce Rail road Men to Quit in Sympathy With Steel Workers. Press Leased Wire Service.] trnment Investigation of the I itrika opened in Washington to |with John Fit* Patrick, chairman strikers' committee, on the told the senate labor com- that postponement of the of the would have meant demofaliza- to union. tb» orti today showed little change situation, althougn the opera Ideclared some men were return Its work in the Pittsburgh and 1 districts. were new disorders in Far Itfld Clalrton, Pa. rn the former [«M man was killed and one in when state police raided a ifam which it was alleged men Lflrtni-upjpJM- milfik. limber of sHpts were fired upon |in Clariton carrying a $200,000 to the plant. wilt be reached by employes of the Sparrows plant of the Bethlehem Steel »y at Baltimore. Fred S. Ferguson, United Press Stall Correspondent.] 8BURGH, Pk* Sept 25—The nurks of a protracted indus Ittraggle were settling upon the gehelt valley today. I fu as permuted by rigid police 'itlons, picket lines were begin to appear about the big steel Prom inside the plants came heavy pounding, rattle and noise rork, while outside great nam of men moved through the *ti or loitered about their homes, to were not permitted to gather. The Carnegio plant at Clalrton ex- are hoping |»la from Washington in the fight nave now begun against the ®ns of the state police and denial P'gnt of free speech and assem pe under the proclamations issued I'ocal authorities. John Fitz Pat ®oalrman of the Bteel workers' ttee, will tell the striker's side pents of the last few days to tho committee today. speculation wss ed today by the announcement so"Committee of the stool P, appointed to meet the J.' railroad brotherhoods iwnnection with tho strike. Rail L.,®*" 'n fho pfW .tfA*. forcing the proclamations and de crees which the strikers are attack ing- In a Mill Empire Rolling Mill comply The one unit of tie Otis pany that continued in operation after the strike went into effect clo6: ed today. Henry W. Rasse, strike leader in the Cleveland district, said the de 0 number Your pa town and districts are said to hav^ I ^(j^0 wove trains in and *.iit of Nde from constant efforts to per men to leave the mills, the vis were violation of their ..... "'Htutional rights. Comeback by Milts. CHICAGO, Sept. 1 as solidly backing state police and sheriffs In en- Little One from Rail Track as Locomotive Came. 55: ^TTV Lfai,®d yro Service.] Iowa- 2»Pt- 25.—Mrs. Staafl.14, wife ot a tanner. Is WW^' telegram to Foster, the gov ernor said Information had been re ceived that efforts were being made for "evil disposed persons at points AR1ICLE I President Will Consider Treaty Rejected if Congress Adopts This Res ervation. SPEAKING IN COLORADO Morning Address In Denver and After noon Talk at Pueblo in Can* paign for League of Nations. [By Hugh BalUie, United Press Staff Correspondent. DENVER, Colo., Sept. 25—Avowed- in other states near our boundaries iy ready for a finish fight on the Issue collect armed mobs to come across of peace treaty ratification, President! state line to overpower our mu- wilson carried his campaign into He was to speak at nicipal authorities in .attack on our Colorado today. citizens and destroy tneir property." Denver, this morning and at Pueblo, "If any such attempts are made we this afternoon. Colorado is the state shall be compelled to regard these of Senator Thomas, who has just de mobs as armed invaders of Pennsyl- clared for reservations. vania and we shall deal with them Wilson says the treaty fight is cen as such," the telegram continued. tering on Article which he regards government's nervousness Responding to the telegram Foster as the heart of the document. It wired the governor that he had been •was considered today that he had misinformed as to the circumstances thrown down a challenge when he -of the Clalrton riot, are willing at all times to give the ,, strikers at MoKeesport and Natrona Whicilprompted said at Cheyehtte that he.^'prcar- Voster to send a message of protest, 'dent, would deem the treaty rejected "In substance the affair was noth- jf congress adopted the proposed ing else but a deliberate and premedi- reservation to Article state police," Foster wired. to carry out any of the provisions of "Unions participating in this strike. Article and also says the United all of which are affiliated with the states will not use its troops under American Federation of Labor, are any article of the treaty without the doing their utmost to preserve order consent of congress. In the face of most flagrant disregard The president, in discussing the of their fundamental rights of free attacks on the treaty, said he never speech and free assemblage and of WOuld anwarranted attacks by the state po- ficatlon. This led to some gossip to lice. Our whole group of organizers as the plants came word that men pected to fire another furnace today j—-The covenant says nothing In and restart its 21-inch mill. From g^aii be construed as affecting the Duquesne, Homestead, Braddock and validity the Monroe aoctrine." X. Bhoulll the most active assistance to the consti- p0sed reservation. One suggestion tuted authorities in maintaining order was In this commonwealth." him to run for a third term on a rati Today opened quietly, following flcation platform •which possibly minor clashes between police and f0nows Rankin, the reports were that the 2—"We can withdraw from the num'ber of men returning today was jea&ue Running. CLEVELAND, Ohio, Sept. 25— 25.—Steel began a comeback in the Chicago district today. The Gary plant at (Continued on page 2.) 'OTHER SACRIFICES LIFE TO SAVE HER BABY dead today, but her two year old daughter lives, because of her sacrl floe. When the child toddled upon the Northwestern railroad tracks, which border the Stanfteld farm, as a pas senger train approached, Mrs. Stan field dashed forward anar pushed her daughter out of the train's way. The mother, however, was caughj. under the wheels of the locomotive and "°°na" a. Up0n far greater than yesterday. iwe please." I 3—"There is nothing in the cove Only One jleague ing rttheOtU unit'added"1,060 work- AUDITORIUM, DENVER, Colo., O O era to those already out. The total Sept. 25.—To the music of "Onward, tated assault upon peaceful and legal This reservation stipulates the deputies, and the president of the sen- without hesitation that Oils a a S a a a a a 1 1 turn backs in his fight for rati- da_ ag to Wilson's Probable course lo that Wilson's friends would urge wouid have the support of Taft and 0iher ionaly idle. Mounted state police! late yesterday In which shots were However, Wilson has repeatedly «ir gray uniforms and helmets, fired when the stato police broke up republican leaders. urged full cartridge belts about their crowds. out of politics and has bitterly de IW rode through the streets. Against the claim of the union nouncei those who sought to make ed deputies stood about the leaders that men are slowly leaving jt la. (the plants, tho companies reported an Wilson's answers to objections to cry one was kept moving.! increasing number returning to work. that the treaty fight be kept a party issue. the ieague covenant are in substance two years- notice wheti 'nant to interfere with the right of seh'.(ietermination." Only one steel mill was in operation, 4—"The covenant expressly ex here today, on the fourth day of the 1 cju(je„ steel strike. 'questions." It 1b an independent, a unit of tne interference with domestic 5_,1The one American vote in *lie council offsets the six British voteg ln the iea?ue assembly." Speech In Denver. [By Hugh Baillie, United Press Staff Correspondent.] out here, he said, was 26,000 1 Christian Soldiers played on a great pipe organ, President Wilson, I leaders issued Score of Shots Fired. 1 cheered 'by a crowd estimated at 1 minister of transport. Government PITTSBURGH Pa Sept. 26.—A eleven thousand, entered the Audi- officials declare tho union men are score of shots three employes of the Clalrton steel ratification of the peace treaty. plant and a policeman, enroute to the He spoke from a high pulpit, tow- "fired today at 1 torium today to make his appeal for acting under a misapprehension, pS« ering upon which were the shields of matuin. I the United States. mills On his way to the hall, Wilson Bpoko a few words to thousands of school children massed before the state capitol building. ate capiwi ounums The president stai ted speak ng at 9:56, after «.•. FTR Vf *r (*'T mb Coiuttftattoi-SBmorrat. KEOKUK, IOWA, MEETING OF ,,.c THURSDAY, SEPT. 25, 1919. First TIM,?'Since 1882 That Such (j§£ lering Has Been •ailed in Italy. IS AROUSED Program to Suppress D'Annunzio to be Outlined and Expected to be Quite Drastic. [By Camillo Cianfara, United Press Staff Correspondent.] ROME, Sept. 26—With all parts of the country aroused over the tense ness of the Flume situation, Italy is nervously awaiting the decisions oftho the crown council, which meets today for the first time since 1882. ThoKe* vrtio will meet -with the court- -i fortunes* "of-- people ttoey have* ttrrnetT cil, include the former premiers, from those older pldhs of domination Boselli, Giolltti and Orlando, General and sought to lay anew the founda Diaz, the president of the chamber options of liberty of mankind. I say Reports of D'Nnnunzlo's success and a new charter for the liberty or men, popularity continue to reach Rome.' and as we advanced from week to A dispatch from Trieste to the Mes- sasrKero reports that D'AnnunzIo's the debate of this great document, I forces havePoccupied Toguire on the think a great many things we talked Dalmatlon coast. Toguire is 140 miles about at first have cleared war. from Fiume by land and still farther: You will notice that with the single by sea. senate adopt the pro- the Fiume situation, according to ad- Japan, practically nothing: tn vices received here. GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION Conference to be Held In Attempt to Prevent Strike by Railroad Men of Great Britain. [United Press Leased Wire Service.] LONDON, Sept. 25.—After an hour's deliberation, the executives ol the national railway union decidej today to accept the government's in vitation to hold a conference in an effort to avert a threatened strike. The conference was to begin at 11 o'clock. The conference between govern ment officials and representatives of the railway union adjourned until 4 o'clock without reaching a decision. Tho press unanimously condemns tho railway men for what is described as an attempt to "hold up" the new ministry of transport, pointing out that there are still three months be fore the wage scale expires and that there is no justification for immedi ate action. Tho strike situation was considered more hopeful early today, in view of the invitation to meet the men's by Sir Eric Geddes, Critics of the government blame the situation on Sir Auckland Geddes. minister of reconstruction, charging a 8 Gives Two Millions. NEW YORK, Sept. 25.—John Rockefeller contributed $2,000,000 to tho haying been introduced by Judge Harrison S._White, •use ministers and missionary board tfee Nortjiern Nq restrictions Baptist convention. ar0 made northern states. votes, he said: "They hare six rotes ln the league amending it," he said. The treaty as a whole one. Clemenceau said ^Continued on ptn 9U as to the of the principal Colorado L«ague to Enforce Peace, jjG expended to take care as "the first man of the world. indigent Baptist ministers of tho Wilson declared that many of the objections to the treaty had been re moved. The treaty will not work, he said, without the covenant of thej and income, Accept or league of nations. ([United Press dtifced Wire Service I'm glad to see the issue clearly PARIS, Sept. 25.—Premier Clemen Reject. drawn," he said, asserting that the ceau, answering interpellations in the not consent to be directed. fight wag centering on the league chamiber of deputies today with re- I do not moan to say that we do not covenant and the question whether gard to the peace treaty, told the agree to pool our moral issues. We the United States would stand by I chamber It only had the right to ac-1 do that in acquiescing tbe cove the liberties of the world. I cept or reject the treaty as a whole. 1 0 3 9 BUBBLE IS EXPLODED Exp|ains That Great Britain Has Not Six Votes to America One in Apparently, only Premier Nlttl and Foreign Minister Tittoni know the proposals which will be made for the I program to suppress Gabrielle D'An- [United Press Leased Wire Service.] nunzlo, but it is generally believed DENVER, Colo., Sept. 26—Presi they will be drastic. dent Wilson's speech here today, In Nitti's adversaries assert that his part, follow.B: resignation will solve the Flume crisis Mr. Chairman, my fellow country and quiet the country. men: "We are not on the eve of revoln-1 always feel a thrill of pride stand tion we are not on the verge of ing before a great company of my bankruptcy and we are not overtaKen fellow citizens to speak of this great by famine," savs the Corriere Delia! document which we shall always Serra. "The only alarming thing in know as the treaty of Versailles. the whole situation seems to be the. am proud to speak for it because, for the first time in the history of lnter Goverament leaders, past and pres* national consultation, men have ent, have been invited by Nitti to par-.turned away from the ambitions of ticipate in the crown council. 'government and sought to advise the League Meet- In»®* It is in the assembly that the com bined representation of the sevorp.l members of the British empire are assigned six votes and you are con stantly being told that Great Britain has six votes and we nave one. I want you to appreciate the full sig nificance of that they Iiavo six votes in the assembly and the as sembly don't vote. So that bubble is exploded. There are several matters in which the voto or the assembly must keep with the vote of the coun cil, but in every such case a unani mous vote of the council is neces sary. Inasmuch as the United States is a permanent member of the coun cil her vote is necessary to every active policy of the league, and therefore the single vote of the United States always counts' six, so far as the votes of the British empire are concerned and if it is a mere question of pride, would rather be one and count six than six and count six. And that affords emphasis to the point I wish to keep distinctly in mind with regard to reservations and all the qualifications of ratifica tion which are being discussed. No action can be undertaken by the league without the assentmg vote of the United States. That being the case, it becomes sheer nonsense, my fellow citizens to talk being set up over the United States it becomes sheer nonsense to say that any authority is contsituted which can move our armieB to other parts of the world. It cannot interfere with our domestic questions, it can not direct our international policy, even, in any matter in which we do 1 With regard to the six British "You only have the right to accept adopt certain fundamental moral it or reject it as a whole without principles of right and justice. We about separate government nant of the leagus and do attempt to iare not turning any corner, and we good I -7——" (Continued on pace 2.) rr',f"!','n'r FOR LONG BITTER STRUGGLE Calls League of Nations Cove nant a New Charter for Liberty of Men. I la th® 1 8 week, and from month to month, in exception of the provision In regard D'Annunzio Is preparing a message to the transfer from the German em to the American nation with regard to Plre of the Shantung province to Through Flynn and a group of spe cial agents scattered through the strike district of western New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio, Attorney General Palmer is studying the strike and keeping in personal touch with the entire situation, It was made known here today. company officials ,n body of the treaty has seemed to [constitute any great obstacle to its I adoption. All the controversies, all I the talk has centered on the league I of nations, and I am glad to see the issues centered. I want, just by way of introduc tion, to call your attention and to point out what is not often enough explained to audiences in this country —tho actual constitution of the league of nations. It consists of two bodies, a council and an assembly. The assembly is the numerous body in it every self governing state that has a vote on the league is represented, and not only the self governing in dependent ctate3, but the self gov erning colonies and dominions. man of the strikers committee, the senate labor committee today. Fitz resolution. 11 Just, as a rotten apple will contami nate the entire barrel, so the steel! industry is doing to the entire labor Kfi IV 1 SECRET MICE MEN STUDY STRIKE Palmer and all other government officials since the strike began have been flooded with reports that I. W.. means to prevent W. leader* and other radical organ!- their plants,.,, and zers and. agitators are trooping to Pitsburgh in hope of taking advantage of the strike to stir up rioting. Department of Justice agents made clear today that they will not accept without verification by their own agents either the claims of the steel The justice department inquiry will be separate from that which starts be- Rotten ^Pp,e declared, "why tho steel industry must Patrick said. be organized now. Bad conditions in the steel industry" he said were used to prevent getting better working con- Some Bhort and Snappy Items Which Make News Wire Sparkle. & Of course [United Press Leased Wire Service.] ounce. NEW YORK, Sept. 25.—Emery worthless check, but he can't get man roles, says he can have it cut, tne judge said. 5,000 Husband Hunters. NEW YORK, Sept. 25.—Mrs. S. C. THE WEATHER Fair and Warmer. Local temp. 7 p. m., 77 7 a. in., 53. Government Looking Into Charges of Denial of Free Assembly and Activity of Radical Organizers. ATTORNEY 6ENERALT0BE KEPT INFORMED Justice Department Inquiry Separate From That of Senate Labor Committee Which Opens Today. [By Ralph F. Conch, United Press than the promise of a conference Staff Correspondent.) with steel officials is now necessary WASHINGTON, Sept. 25.—William to get striking steel workers back to J. Plynn, chief of the secret service the plants, John Fitz Patrick, strike bureau of tho department of justir.o: leader, told the senate labor oommit today was in Pittsburgh investigating tee today. the steel strike. & conference Patrick was the first witness patric^ declared that to go the hearing authorized by the se back until justice is assured would Tuesday when it passed the Keny resuj£ 7^J -to W. B. Rubin, steel workers' coun sel, told of events leading up to tbe strike. "Would the strike be called off If that the strikers are you had the consent of the officials "radicals" or the claims of the strikers for a conference?" Senutor K-nyon that the plant officials and steel town asked. officials are denying the workers the right of free assembly. "I don't think so," Fitz Patriok re plied. "There is now ground on which we can get together, but the mere fact fore the senate labor committee today.! of calling a conference will not be Justice department officials already! Bufficient to recall the 350,000 work have received many reports on the 1 ,n [By Raymond Clapper, United Press Staff Correspondent.] WASHINGTON, Sept. 25—The steel industry's "open oppression of labor, ers who have left their jobs. They strike situation. These do not indi- have been subjected to brutality and cate that radical leaders are more in murder. They resent that, and they evidence in Pittsburgh than elsewhere wili not go back to the mills until in the country, according to Assistant they get justice. They are going to Chief Burke, of the secret service. I ask the United States government to give them ordinary justice, and until that is accorded they will not go •back to the mills." "Then the real reason for the Btrjke the ferene(!r is the "rotten apple Of the industrial ..Yes," Fitz Patrick replied, and he situation John Fitz Patrick ch^j -?rt UFO! „1 EIGHT PAGES Patrick told of the Biaying Mrg j^Jinle snellings. situation/' he declared. "Qur information is that the kilt "This is the reason,' Patrick ^.ag ^one «p0 TELEGRAPHIC TABLOIDS FROM FAR AND NEAR •*. .# Fitz Patrick, the first witness in the investigation authorized by the senate Tuesday, declared that the refusal of a conference was the cause of the strike. "But the work ers now will not go back until they get Justice," he added. Fitz Patrick made his statement under questioning by Senator Ken yon after he had told the committee that tlie steel officials took every unionization of declared that bad conditions ih the steel industry were used in preventing the securing of improved conditions elsewhere. fauure to grant a con- Kenyon suggested. said if Judge Gary had consented to these men act for the r*eel company Senator ditlons in other occupations." "That's tho system of terrorism Fitz Patrick as Witness. jthey use." the witness replied. [By Raymond Clapper. United Press "They made an example of ?Aea. Staff Correspondent.] j— 7 WASHINGTON. Sept. 25.—More (Continued on page 2.) rathei* than tho pubiio''" Walsh. Massachusetts, asked thousand husband-hunting British I girls are coming to the United States. 1 Love Powders for $10. I NEW YORK, Sept. 25.—Mrs. Rose Campagnaro is under arrest because she is alleged to have made a com pound of licorice and sold it to Harlem girls ns "love powders" for ?10 an Tit-'. Motorcycle Cops. man was ordered to jail for passing CHICAGO, Sept. 25.—"Pull over to t5le curb weighs 608 pounds and the motorcyle "cops" of Daniel Lipton. doors are too small. He's in the hos-, They got a $500 diamond and some pital. cash. Three Feet of Whiskers. Real Jazz Music. NE3W YORK, Sept. 25. Henry ix)3 ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 25.— Koser must keep his tnree feet long »pry this on your piano. Sam Beth beard and hair until the film company bought h's piano from a Chicago mail which pays him $250 a week for wild ortier and stop," commanded two house. He laid a cigarette on one 0f the Seymour, back from aiding foreign Peter Poslyn alleges her husband tore brides of American service men to (Continued on page 2.) embark for this country, declared five Li I I the strike would not cailed. workers "being shot to of a mju guard/* "ivory" keys and—well they saved the house. Danger In Overalls. PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 25- .*• W S Hi S i. Vi. "ri^ -Mrs.