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Display of Red Flag Is Cause of Street Battle in Cleveland , Ohio
ALL THE NEWS FIRST EVENING CAPITA!,NEWS WEATHER Rain tonight and Friday. VOL. TT-TT BOISE, IDAHO, THURSDAY. MAY 1, 1919. No. 110 SCOPE Of TERRORISTS EXTENDED THROUGHOUT NATION WDESPREAD MAY-DAY BOMB PLOT UNDER HVESTIGATION BY SECRET SERVICE HEADS; GENERAL WARNMG IS ISSUED ANNIHILATION OF NATION'S LEADING FINANCIERS AND OFFICIALS PLAN OF THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAIL ING OF INSTRUMENTS OF DEATH; EXAMINATION SHOWS HIGH EXPLOSIVE CONTAINED IN PACKAGES f HELD UP BECAUSE OF INSUFFICIENT POSTAGE. New York. April 16.—The list of those marked by the reds for death in their May Day bomb demonstration grew today. Senator Overman, chairman of the committee which investigated.. Bolshevik propaganda in this country, today was added to the "marked list" of the terrorists. Appearance of a bomb in the mail at Salisbury, N. C., address ed to Mr. Omorcan. was reported by the Salisbury postmaster. It is the 23rd bomb thus far account ed for. Postmaster General Burleson, ac cording to a Washington dispatch, plans to write the New York post master. thanking him for the good work in locating the 16 bombs in that office. Burleson said he would also Intimate that tlie clerk v. ho discovered the dynamite-laden packages should be promoted, if capable of greater res ponsibilities. Postmaster Patten today ex pressed the opinion that all bonds in the mails here had baan located. However, a search of the mail matter in the New York postofficè"" ■' was continuing. The 16 bombs found here have been conveyed to police headquarters, where they are In charge of Inspector Fnurot's ''bomb squad." No arrests had been made up to early afternoon, but a number of per çons who may be able to give inform ation were understood to be under surveillance. This Is the first bomb reported stopped In transit by Postoffice offi cials since discovery of 16 in tile New York postoffice. Officials pointed to jthe Overman bomb as further proof that the danger to public officials from the red plot was not over. They again urged every one to take care in opening strange packages. The bomb intended for Senator Overman was described by the Salis bury postmaster ns the same kind as all others reported. Senator Overman was chairman, of tiie senate committee which investi gated Bolshevik! propaganda. Secret service men here were in touch with agents in scores of cities and towns where the mails were be ing carefully Inspected for inoffen (Continued on page two.) MORAL VICTORY WON BY JAPAN ON PENINSULA Rich Economic Rights to Be Retained in Exchange for Surrender of Disputed Ter ritory to China. By CARL D. GROAT. (United Press Staff Correspondent) Paris, May 1.—Details of Japan's moral victory in the controversy over her territorial claims in China will be inserted in the peace trsaty, according to information obtained from Japanaee sources today. The agreement reached .between the Japs nose dslagatas and thp "big throe" yesterday afternoon was outlined as follows: Japan will surrender the 8han Tung peninsula, including the port of Kiao Chau, to China. She will, however, retain rieh eeenomio rights on tha peninsula and will reoeive certain valuable conces sions in tho port of Tsing Tao, 29 milse south of Kiao Chau. Tha Japanese immediately will withdraw their military foroee from Shan Tung, which they have occupied since they seized that ter ritory from tha Germans. 8afety of tho mines and railways thoro will ho secured through the pros «nos of special Chinees polies, iVInsd hy tho Japanese. ] CANADIAN WHEAT TO BE BROUGHT IN TO RELIEVE SHORTAGE Minneapolis, May 1.—Canadian wheat is to he brought to Minne apolis to overcome a shortage that has compelled milling companies here for the first time in their his tory, to withdraw froiji the mar ket. Prank L. Carey, vice president of tiw United States Grain cor poration, announced the plan to import Canadian wheat. His an nouncement followed disclosure of the fact that the Washburn Crosby company and the Pillsbury milling company have instructed their salesmen not to sell any more flour until further orders. Similar action is to be taken by other local milling companies. MOVEMENT OF ARMED RADICALS STOPPED BY THE STATE POLICE Indiana, Penn., May 1—Armed radicals who started from Homer City today for Indiana to hold a May Day demonstration, have been dispersed by a detachment of state police, it was announced here. Near Homer City, the standard bearer with a red flag, leading a procession of 150 demonstrators, was arrested. At Watertown, near Indiana, 40 men in a demonstra tion were stopped and the flag carrier arrested. At this place five men carrying revolvers and an other with three sticks of dyna mite were also taken. Acting Sup erintendent George F. Lumb, of the state police, said that the force is concentrated at various points in ths state and that he ex pected little trouble. GOAL PRICE DROP IS EFFECTIVE ON ALL UTAH OUTPUT Salt Lake City, May X.—Utah coal dropped 40 cents a ton to re tailers today. The drop first an nounced by the Jesse Knight Spring Canyon company to en courage summer storage, was quickly accepted by all the other companies, effective today. The move will stir up trade, it is believed, thus keeping the mines running. BUILDING TRADES ] WORKERS ARE OUT FOR HIGHER WAGE Syracuse, N. Y., May 1.—Be tween 3000 and 4000 building trade workers struck here today for higher wages. Among the trades out are the carpenters, lathers, la borers, bricklayers, masons, elec trioians, engineers and othars. Increases demanded by the men vary from 5 to 20 cants an hour. * ♦ ♦ ONE YEAR AGO TODAY ♦ ♦ (May 1. 1918.) ♦ ♦ British lines stagger before ♦ ♦ relentless attacks of the Huns ♦ ♦ on IS-mile front in Flanders. ♦ + Appalling losses fall to halt ♦ + German assaults in the Noyon ♦ ♦ sector. + ♦ Ypres salient still held by the ♦ ♦ French and British, but at a ♦ ♦ tremendous cost. ♦ ♦ Germans massing thousands ♦ ♦ of reserves at Liege to force de- ♦ ♦ clslon regardless of losses. ♦ ♦ Vanguard of America's mil- '♦ ♦ lions lend email reinforcement 4 ♦ to hard pressed allies. ♦ ♦ SUBSCRIBE NOW TO THE ♦ ♦ VICTORY LIBERTY LOAN ♦ ♦ WHAT YOU WOULD HAVE ♦ ♦ PAID FOR VICTORY THEN. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ TERRITORY WHICH CAUSED ITALIANS TO BREAK WITH ALLIES, AND ROME LEADERS ft 9 v » y VWö manda Fiume, great seaport. President Wilson had refused to accede to this demand by Italy and Insists that Fiume be given to Crotia as an outlet to the sea for the Jugo-Slavic countries. One of Wilson's fourteen points provided for outlets for all the in land countries. While Italy de manda all the territory acquired under the treaty the dispute in the conference has settled around Wilson's refusal to grant them Flume. TLAVOtf/A MANTUA \ Zv>, VM? I « muunoom| mat FIUM PADUA o e&L B \ m Wti f UWWj jfimit «/»•*. C»*AT 1,0 Shaded portions of map indicate ter ritory acquired by Italy and claim ed under treaty of London. (1) Fiume, which President Wilson In sists must be given to Jngo-Slava for seaport (2) Under London treaty the Dalmatian coast was to go to Italy. (3) The Dalmatian Islands wera also to go to Italy. (4) Trentino and the Peninsula of latria. the ioat provinces of Italy, regained aa a result of the war. I T AY'S flat and final refusal to deviate from the original claims regarding land along the Adriatic «eacoast has caused the Italian delegates to leave the peace conference and temporarily. N/A at least, caused a definite break among the allied powers. Italy bases its claims on the treaty of London, entered into by Great Britain, France, Russia and Italy in 191&. In addition Italy de HOUSEWIVES OF AMERICA WANT LOWER PRICES Suggestion Is Made That Hoov er's Appropriation to Feed Europe Be Applied for Relief of People in America. New York, May 1.—(United Press)—"Give us back our five cent loaf," it the plea Mrs. Julian Heath, president of the National Housewives league, cabled to Präsident Wilson today. Mrs. Heath stating she spoke for the housewives of 70 per cent of the country's consumers, appealed for action to bring lower food prices. "We must have lower prices," she told the United Press. "Mr. Hoover should use his hun dred million dollar appropriation to feed Europe to bring down the price of bread in America/ 1 SUGGESTS REMEDY. Mrs. Heath's cablegram suggested that Wilson immediately authorize importation of Argentine and Cana dian wheats to force down bread prices. Her cable In part follows: 'The housewives of 70 per cent of the consumers In this country, tho remaining -TO per cent being farmers' wives, through the National House wlve's League of the United States, appeal to you for immediate executive action at the coming sessions to re duce the cost of living which, through present prices of bread, meat and corn, has become unbearable. Will you not use your unlimited power for good to put bread Into the mouths of people? Give us back our five-cent loaf and help suffering humuntty now staggering under the cruel yoke of prohibitive prices of the bare neces sities of life." PRICES QUOTED. She said the American consumers will not get much benefit out of wln (Continued on page two.) STOCK YARDS MSN VOTE TO STRIKE TO AID THOMAS MOONEY Sen Francisco, May 1—Two hundred thousand Chieago stock yard workers have voted, through their unions to strike July t in be half of Thoma. J. Mooney, the In ternational Workers Defense league anneuneed today. The stock yards employee are said to be the first to vote on the referendum the league is eendueting through a number ef labor unions. Premier Orlande, at left, and Foreign Minister Sonnins ry La LATE FLASHES ON THE WIRE TODAY'S BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE. Cincinnati, 4; St. Louie, 0 (2 in nings.) Boston-Brooklyn, postponed, rain. Chicago-Pittsburg, postponed, rain. Philadelphia-New York, poatponod, wet grounds. AMERICAN LEAGUE. New York, 3; Boston, 1 (7 innings). Detroit, 8; Cleveland, 1. St. Louis-Chicag., postponed, wet grounds. Washington-Philadelphia, postponed, rain. FIGHTING CONTINUE8. Cleveland, May 1.—Sporadic fighting was going on in many parte of the city late today following the breaking up by police of a parade of radicals and other red sympathizers and a riot at their scheduled meeting in Publie Square. One man is known dead, scores are in the hospitals and more than 100 are under arrest. 29 UNDER ARREST. Chicago, May 1.—Twenty-five radi cals were arrested here late today LABOR TO REQUEST RESIGNATION OF POSTMASTER GENERAL Cleveland, May I.—Postmsster General Burleson today was to re ceive a resolution adopted bv the Cleveland Federation of Labor last night, asking him te resign because he "hat declined to deal with representatives ef organized labor" following an attempt to hold a parade in defiance of police orders. A prob able riot was quelled when police and federal agente stepped in to enforce the no-parade dictum. It was reported that none was seriously hurt. SEATTLE IS PREPARED. Seattle, May 1.—One hundred police are being held in reserve at headquar tora by Chief Warren to cope with any May Day industrial trouble. The call was issued by labor groups for a "big May Day celebration" at Gol den Garden park, on the outskirts of the city for 3 p. m. today. 16 SAILORS DROWN. Washington, May 1.—Two officers and 14 men of tho navy tug Gypsy Queen were drowned when the tug struck a rock and sank off Armen light on the coast of France April 28, Vice Admiral Knapp cabled the navy department today. INJUNCTION A8KED. Salt Lake, May 1.—The public util ities commission today ordered the at torney general to restrain the Moun tain States Telephone and Telegraph oempany by injunetlen from collecting rata increases effeotive today under orders of Postmaster General Burle son. WILSON HAS PLAN Parie, May 1.—President Wilson ex pects the league of nations eventually to oust all big governmental conces sionaires from Chine, it was learned from an authoritative source today. LOAN TOTAL CLIMBS Washington, May 1.—The sales of Victory lean notes officially reported te the treasury at 4 p. m. today totaled 91 , 2 M»MM 0 Q. This represents 18.22 per cent of the minimum aueta. LET THE WORLD KNOW Kvery man, woman and child en titled to the honor is urged to wear the Victory button, at least, until the May 10. This is the request of the treasury department. The red chevron on the soldiers' sleeve de notes his honorable discharge from the military service of ills country. It is proof that he has acquitted himself with a clean record In the tasks of war. The Victory button on the breast of the civilian has the same meaning. It Is the sign of his honorable discharge from obliga tions laid upon each American cit izen. Until that button is worn, a duty is unfulfilled. I call upon every Idahoan to wear the Victory button. It is the insignia of your loyalty. It Is evidence that you have been true to your government and remained true unto the end. By wearing the Victory button you make it possible to let the world know'those who were faithful In all things and separate them from • hose who failed their nation in this hour of its greatest need. MONTIE B. GW'INN, Chairman Idaho Victory- Loan. CIVILIANS AND TROOPS CLASH IN PARIS RIOT May-Day Demonstration De velops Into Anti-Govern ment Movement; Trouble When Red Flag Unfurled. p aria. May 1.—Many soldier» end civilians wer« injured irr , clashes here this afternöttnraSSbit'- v ing from May Day anti-govern ment demonstrations. Disturbances began in the Place de La Concorde and Place de La Republique. Shortly after ward a crowd attempted to rtibh the military cordon in tho Rue Royale. It broke through a line of gendarmes, but was stopped by cavalry a few yards beyond. Num erous fist fights occurred between gendarmes and civilians when a red flag was unfurled near the Madeleine. A great crowd, ignoring the gov ernment order against manifestations, gathered before the Madeleine and penetrated a cordon of infantry and cavalry. About half the demonstra tors were allowed to continue to the Place de La Concorde when the caval ry reformed and rushed the remainder back toward the Madeleine. Those who entered the Place de La Concorde surged into the Place de La République, where another demon stration started the crowds shouting: "Down with Clemenceau. "Vive Wilson. "Vive Amérique." ITALIAN DELEGATION À TO AWAIT CHANGE OF POSITION BY ALLIES London* May 1.—A news agency dispatch from Rome today quoted tho Epoca as declaring that Pre mier Orlando and Foreign Minister Sonnino will remain there "until tho allies are officially disposed to confsr with Italy on a new basis." DELEGATION CONFERS Romo* May 1.—The Italian peace delegation hold a conference here last night lasting more than an hour. It was understood a deci sion was reached as to whether the delegation will return to Paris. 1000 WEST VIRGINIA CAR MEN STRIKE FOR INCREASE IN WAGES Whooling, W. V«., May 1—One thousand car man want on strike early today, tieing up traffic on three electric line* operating in the Tri-state district. The men demand a wage . increase of 20 cents an hour. Thabo have been no disorders or attempts to operate cars. NEGOTIATIONS OPENED. By WILLIAM PHILLIP SIMMS United Press Staff Correspondent. VsrsaiMos, May 1—Poses negoti ations with Germany wars offi cially opsnod Sors at 3 o'clock this aftarnoon. At that hopr Foreign Minister Broekdorff-Rantfau 'and Harr Landabarg, •f German dslagatas, handed theif credentials to Julos Cambon, Hqnry White and Japan aaa Ambassador Mataui, represent ing tha dMIee. Tha masting lasted' anly fivo fhmutes. , SEVERAL SHOT 100 ARRESTED AS RESULT OF STREET PARADE Soldiers and Police in Cleveland Stop Demonstration of Reds; Fight Extends Over Front of Mile. FORMER CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR IS IN CUSTODY Auto Trucks Commandeered by Civilians, Who Aid in Break ing Up Groups; Police Officer Seriously Wounded. Cleveland, May 1.— Several per sons were shot, more than 100 were arrested and scores wera in hospitals following tbs breaking up of "Reds" May Day parade and meeting late today. Among those arrested was C. E. Ruthenberg, former Socialist can didate for mayor. Ruthenberg and other Socialist leaders recemly served a year In Jail for violation of the espionage law. The trouble began when one of the many red parades that were to con verge at a public square for the meet ing, reached a downtown corner. A part of the. procession, had pa^s :< Rbf«jktef-'orilcr. Then carrtc a delega ting' tSWrving red flags and shouting. A dozen of a group of soldiers dash ed into tho street and threw them selves at the paradera. A mounted police squad followed into the parade with drawn clubs. Other soldiers and sailors Jumped (Continued on page two.) PRESIDENTS ASKED TO CALL EXTRA SESSION Chamber of Commerce of the United States Urges Action to Safeguard Nation's Social and Business Structure. St. Louis, Mo., May 1—(United Press)—President Wilson was called on today to return to tho United States and hasten the as sembling of congress in extra session to considor formulation of necessary legislation to safeguard the country's social and business structure, in a reeolution endorsed by the Chamber of Commerça of the United States in convention here. The government was asked to re frain from entering fields of public utilities where these industries could be "successfully undertaken and con ducted by private enterprise." The Chamber of Commerce went on record urging business of tha country to hasten the re-employ ment of returned soldiers. Other resolutions urged extension of foreign trade, a government policy of firm protection for American citizens and enterprises in foreign countries: completion of federal, state and municipal buildings and Improvements, the creation of a federal highway commission and a new federal highway appropria tion. DIRECTORS ELECTED. The convention elected the board of directors for the ensuing year and tha board will select a president and vica president of the Chamber this after noon. ' Those elected to the board of di rectors were: Frank H. Johnson, New Britain. Conn.; Henry E. Pierson. New York; Henry M. Btotor, Charlotte, N. C.; P. . H. Undsden, Charleston, S. C.; Frank* - Kell, Witchita Falls, Texas; Clarence H. Howard, St. Louis; Max Babb, Mil waukee. Wis.; A. E. Carlton, Colorado, Springs; George H. Barbour, Detroit;' Charles C. George, Omaha, Nab.; J. El Chllberg, Seattle; Frederick J. Coster, San Francisco. Reorganization of tbe chamber, un-' da» piqua mapped oat and endorsed by the hoard of directors and nattoMl council was recommended.