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Compromise on Disposition of Adriatic Denied by 'Big Three"
ALL THE NEWS FIRST EVENING CAPITAL NEWS WEATHER Fair and coldar to* tight, with hsavy froat. Sunday, fair. VOL. XT.fi BOISE, IDAHO, SATURDAY, M AY 10,1919 No. 11» REJECTION OF PEACE TERNS IN PRESENT FORM PREDICTED PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY GERMAN OFFICIALS SAYS PACT UNBEARABLE Fresh Hatred and Killing Would Result From Such Peace, According to Statements of Enemy Leaders. ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT FORECASTS REJECTION Week's Period of Mourning Is Decreed, and Peopie Asked to Engage in No Amuse ments; Violence Discouraged Berlin, May 9.—The na tional assembly will meet here Monday to discuss the terms of the peace treaty. The government is depend ing upon the ability of its rep resentatives in Versailles to in duce the allies to accept count er proposals and permit oral discussions. However, Kon stantin Fehrenbach, head of the national assembly, already has declared on behalf of political readers that the present terms cannot be accepted. "The peace terms are unbear able and can not be put in prac tice," declared a proclamation is sued by the government today. "Unlimited violence would be done to Germany. Fresh hatred and killing would result from such a peace." The German people, according to advices received here, are dumbfounded and panic-stricken by the terms, with the exception of the radicals, who demand im mediate peace on any basis. The government has decreed a week's period of mourning; throughout tîie country, instructing the people to attend no theaters Air engage in other amusements. At the same time the population of the "threatened prov inces" (ostensibly the territories to he taken frçm Germany) have been ad vised to "undertake no rash acts." MINISTER TO RETURN. Versailles, May 10—Foreign Minister Brockdorff-Rantzau, head of the Ger man peace delegation, will go to Ber lin as soon as translation of the treaty is completed, it was learned today. The German commission divided in to shifts is working 24 hours a day in preparation of the translation and Broekdorff-Rantzau's official report. HERO OF EUROPEAN WAR NAMED SUPERINTENDENT OF MILITARY ACADEMY Washington, May 10.—Brigadier General Douglass MacArthur, one of the American heroes in the Eu ropean war, and for a time com mander of the Rainbow division, today was assigned as superinten dent of the United States military academy at West Point. General MacArthur will assume his duties June 12, the date after the present senior class is gradu ated. WOMEN TO STAY OUT OF JAIL, NOW THAT PASSAGE IS CERTAIN ' St. Paul, Minn., May 10—"Now we can stay at home, keep out of Jail and have three meals a day, ' said Mrs. A. H. Colvin, St. Paul, chairman Minnesota branch of I he National Woman's party today when told that Senator Harrison of Georgia is reported back of the suffrage amendment. I THE WEATHER Forecast for Boise and vicinity: AIR AND COLDER TONIGHT WITH [EAVY FROST; SUNDAY FAIR. For Idaho: Tonight, fair and cold p; Sunday fair, heavy frost in tnorn >g. [lghest temperature yesterday .... 64 owest temperature this morning .. 35 [«an temperature yesterday.....56 DEFEATS INFLICTED ON BOLSHEVIKI ARMY ON NORTHERN SECTORS London, May 10—Allied forces have inflicted additional defeats on the Bolsheviki on three north Russian sectors, the war office announced today. "(Tn May ö our positions on the Yaga river were heavily bom barded with 500 shells," reported General Ironside, British com mander in tiie Archangel region. "Our artillery and rifle fire broke up two infantry attacks. We suf fered only slight casualties. "On May 6 we conducted a suc cessful raid, our infantry co operating with out U-boat flotilla on the Tulgas. We took several prisoners and machine guns. General Maynard, British com mande]* on the Murmansk front, made the following report; "On May 8 1 lie shore of Rake Segoziero was cleared of the Bol sheviki. Much credit is due Am erican railway troops for repair ing the line as far as Mailskaya. To the eastward Russian troops occupied Toleklna, and Morikay amaielga." MEXICAN TROOPS ARE UNABLE TO ROUND UP RAIDERS OF CANANEA Nogales, Ariz., May 10.—Al though several hundred Mexican government troops spent last night searching for the bandits who raided Cananea, Mexico, yester day, no trace of the band has been found. Late reports show a death list of five in Cananea, including the chief of police and four of his men. The town has been organized for defense against future raids. Jose Suarez, it is reported, led the Villistas. --♦, -e--- AFGHANISTAN WANTS ESTABLISHMENT OF RELATIONS WITH REDS London. May 10—A mission from Afghanistan arrived in Mos cow on Thursday for the purpose of establishing relations between that country and the Russian Bolsheviki, according to a wire less dispatch from Moscow to day. m Afghanistan bordering on In dia, has an area of 240,000 square miles and a population of about 4,500.000. STREET CAR MEN OF PITTSBURG DEMAND INCREASE IN WAGES Pittsburg, Pa.. May 10—Union street car men have served a 24 hour strike notice on the receiv ers df the Pittsburg street rail company. The ultimatum declares that the men will walk out «it midnight tonight unless the receivers agree to submit their demand for in creased wages to the war labor board. 4-*^--- SCIENTISTS ORGANIZE LOCAL AND ASK FOR INCREASE IN WAGES Washington. May 1ft—Comes now "Scientists T-ocal Number 13." The union of scientists ami technologists, just organized, will soon draw up its demand for higher wages for presentation to congress. Five hundred government bot anists, physiologists, pathologists, chemists and other research workers today had their applica tion before the American Federa tion of Labor for «affiliation with the national body. BLOODHOUNDS FAIL TO FOLLOW TRAIL OF MURDERER OF WOMAN Ankeny, Iowa, May 10.—County and state officials were without the slightest clue today to estab lish the identity of the man who murdered Mrs. Lizzie Coppock, three miles southeast of here Thursday night and then assaulted her. Bloodhounds used yesterday failed to find a trace of the mur derer and ware called off last night after losing their third lead. VICTORY SHIP ENDS LONG VOYAGE WHEN QUOTA IS SUBSCRIBED New York, May 10.—The Victory ship steamed into New York har bor at 3 p. m. today, signalizing the success of the Victory loan. For more than two week» the Victory ship, day by day, recorded the progress of the loan and this afternoon, when its success seemed assured, put into the "harbor of Victory" here. Naval officials, even before offi cial figures were complete, were so certain of the outcome that they flashed radio orders to have the vessel move in by the Statue of Liberty at 3 o'clock. She was met by the converted yacht Gloucester and the other vessels which blew loud blasts of welcome. The "Victory ship" carried a let ter from the mayor of San Francis co to be delivered to Mayor Hylan. BILLION NEEDED TO PUT NATION OVER THE TOP Reports Received at Washing ton Indicate Nation's Quota Will Be Subscribed Before Campaign Ends. ■Washington, May 10.—America will more than finish the job. According to reports early today from Victory loan quarters throughout the country. By midnight, sufficient subscriptions will have been received, it is indicated, more than to meet the minimum $4, 500.000,000 asked by the government. Nearly a dozen states, headed by Michigan, were reported as having passed their quota early today. Un official figures from New York City and other big centers, showed gigantic strides during the last 24 hour». Official figures compiled up to an early hour this morning indicated there yet was approximately $1,000, 000.000 to go before the finish. As a result, vigorous—and some cases dis tinctly unique.—methods are being em ployed in some sections to sell bonds. PUBLIC APATHETIC Dallas. Tex.. May 10.—With the Dal las federal reserve district's quota of $04,500,000 less than 40 per cent sub scribed, workers today began a final frantic drive to come as near the Vic tory loan total as possible. Little hope was expressed that the quota will be reached. Officials said, despite their most strenuous efforts, it has been impossible to dispel the public apathy. Sixteen thousand tele phone calls will be made throughout the district today appealing to citizens to avail themselves of the final oppor tunity to buy. TWELFTH DISTRICT LAGS Ran Francisco, May 10.—With a quota of $301.500,000 and with a little over $178,853,550 subscribed. Victory loan workers throughout the twelfth reserve district early today began a frenzied fight to put the district over the top. The largèr cities mainly arc lagging behind, but "home town pride" Is expected to send all of these "over the top" and thus pu : the district over. Ran Francisco, 'fulling her deficit to $40,000,000 by zealous work, expects to raise that sum today. TWO STATES FINISH Kansas City, Mo., May 10.—Oklaho ma and Colorado today had "finished the Job" in tlie Victory loan cam paign, according to reports to the ninth federal district reserve hrad qnartern here. New Mexico (10 coun ties» was less than 2 per cent within its quota, while Kansas, Missouri (10 counties), Nebraska and Wyoming lagged. The latest total reported for the dis trict was $150,481.050, which is 77.1 per cent of Its $195,000,000 quota. ST. LOUIS OVER Rt. Louis. Mo.. May 10 .—Over the mark in the Victory loan race, Rt. Louis continued today toward / large over-subscription. Under the impetus of the campaign, the city will go well above the quota, official» of the eighth (Continued on page two.) SOMEONE BESIDES THE KAISER IS SAWING WOOD. • v V '-"H, Jfe. ÉE&, a—; \ , V-v. V Ä" •\\\ ÏÏL wits/. N[ y*.# AW 1 r UTs lb., it ■■ i K ^ RUTH GARRISON WILL BE SENT TO ASYLUM FOR WOMAN'S MURDER j Seattle, Wash., May 10—Ruth Garrison, 18, is in the Juvenile de tention home today awaiting committment to an insane hospi tal following the verdict of "not guilty by reason of mental irre sponsibility," returned by a jury. Dudley Storrs, for love of whom the 18-year-old girl said she poisoned his wife, Mrs. Grace Storrs, by placing strychnine in her fruit cocktail when the two lunched together in a tea room, is enroute to Okanogan to face statutory charges for his alleged relations with the girl. While the jury was deciding her fate, the girl wept bitterly. The prosecuting attorney, she said, had hurt her through something he said, "against Dudley Storrs." WALSH SAYS* * PEACE IMPOSSIBLE UNTIL IRISH BECOME FREE Dyblin, May 10—Frank P. Walsh, Irish-American delegate to the peace conference, declared in a speech before the Irish par liament here last night that world peace is Impossible without Irish independence. Michael Ryan and Edward Dunne, other members of the delegation, also spoke. They were introduced by Edward de Val era i head of the Irish govern ment. Following the session the police 'took possession of the Mansion house. It is reported they were seeking escaped Sinn Fein prison ers, who they believed had taken refuge in the Mansion house. They withdrew without making any arrests. BANK MESSENGER IS ROBBED ON STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco, May 10—Bandits operating in the heart of the business district held up FranK Buckley, federal reserve bank messenger, and robbed him of checks worth thousands of dol* lars and a small amount of cur rency. They escaped. Buckley was carrying a suit case, containing the money and checks to the clearing house. In Liedsdorff street, two men armed with blackjacks pounced upon the messenger and tore away the •atchel, despite his plea that it contained but little cash. j i GRADUAL RELIEF IS PROMISED PEOPLE BY PRESIDENT WILSON Paris, May 10 -President Wil son speaking holore the Interna tional Law society here last nlglil, said the people of the world must not expect "Immediate emancipa tion from the things that have hampered and oppressed them," and deciured this change must he gradual. "The only proof I have of my sneess is that the spirit of Am erica responded without stint or limit and proved that it was ready to do that tiling which 1 was privi leged to call upon it to J " *" said. do," he j ALLIES STAND FIRM AGAINST FAME CLAIMS Denial of Compromise Upon Award of Port to Italy Is sued; New Break May Be Caused by Action. Washington, May 10.—Pres ident W ilson has not changed j his position on Fiume, accord i ing to advices reaching the White House. Stories that the president would agree to hand Fiume over to Italy as a mandatory until 1923, after which it was to become an Italian posses sion, were branded as "pure fiction," and without founda tion. The information cabled here confirms dispatches from Paris that the president will stand pat on his position on the Fi ume question. By FRED S. FERGUSON. United Press Staff Correspondent. Paris, May 10—With the Aus trian peace treaty rapidly assum ing form, the belief prevailed to day that reconsideration of Italy's territorial claims is imminent. Thomas Nelson Page, Ameri can ambassador to Italy, who ar rived here from Rome yesterday, was expected to tell President Wilson that he believes final re jection of Italy's demands will precipitate a revolution in that country. The "big four" has turned the terri torial section of the Austro-Hungarian ! terms over to tile council of foreign | ministers. Although the latter body had the matter under consideration yesterday, no announcement was forthcoming regarding any findings it may have made. COMPROMISE DENIED. When the Italian delegates first re turned to Paris, a report was cireu ialed that a tenlative agreement had been reached by the other allied lead ers to internationalize Flume under the league of nations for a period dT of years—variously estimated at from two to ten—after which It would re vert to Italy. During this period an other .port was to be equipped for the use of the Jugo-Slavs that they might be recompensed for the loss of Eiume. That such a compromise was avar acceded to ie now denied in American quartars. It is further intandad that no invitation of | (Continued on Page Two.) DEBS DEMONSTRATIONS WITHOUT APPROVAL OF AMERICAN FEDERATION Washington, May 10.—Organized labor will have nothing to do with strikes threatened'•'for July 4 in protest against the imprisonment of Eugene V. Debs, Socialist lead er. Vice President James Duncan of the American ' Federation of La bor. made it clear today that any such demonstrations will be out law affairs, without the backing of the great labor organization. Duncan said the demonstrations, for which radicals assert they are making extensive plans, will be considered merely sporadic out bursts with which organized labor will have nothing to do. The American Federation of La bor unions are business proposi tions, Duncan indicated, when he »aid; "We do things in a regular and legal fashion and do not engage in flighty outbursts. We have agreements with our employers which we intend to carry out." TELEGRAPHERS' VOTE INDICATES MAJORITY IN FAVOR OF STRIKE Washington, May 10.—President S. J. Konenkamp of the Tele graphers' union, announced He would make public early next week the result of the strike vote being taken by commercial telegraphers throughout the nation. Konenkamp stopped off here enroute to Chicago, where he will make his announcement, prob ably Monday. He said returns in dicate an overwhelming vote fa voring a strike. And this time, he said, when a date for the strike is set, it will be called off only by fulfillment of the tele graphers' demands. It will not be stopped "by mere promises," Kon enkamp said. LATE FLASHES ON THE WIRE Yorktown "F'ahting YORKTOWN SERVICE ENDS Vallejo, Calif., May 10.— Following active service during the war, the gun boat Yorktown pasaad through tha Golden Gate and comas here today to go out of commission. Her craw will be transferred to other vessels. was once commanded Bob" Evans. The by RAPID REDUCTION PLANNED Washington, May 10.—August 1 will find only 225,924 Amerioan eoldiara, marines and naval gunnara in the A. E. F. in France and Garmany, accord ing to latest estimates, Chief of Staff March announced today. TAKE STRIKE VOTE San Francisco, May 10.—Union bak ers and wagon drivars will taka a atrika vote at thoir maatinga tonight fol lowing refusing) of aavoral largo bak eriaa to meet the men's requests for wage increases and shortsr hours. McADOO BUYS TRACT Santa Barbara, Calif., May 10.— Former Secretary of the Treasury Wil liam G. McAdoo has purchased the 30 acre tract on Mission Ridge, Santa Barbara, owned by George M. Williame, for 860,000, according to reliable in formation here today. It ia roportad, without confirmation, however, that FLYERS LEAVE HALIFAX UPON SECOND LAP OF OCEANJOURNEY Course of 460 Miles Expected to Be Covered in 8 Hours; Many Spectators Witness Early Morning Start. WEATHER CONDITIONS ALONG COAST IDEAL N.C. 1 Is First to "Jump Off" And Is Quickly Followed by N.C. 3; Crews of Machines Are Unchanged. Washington, May 10.—Th® seaplane N. C.-l arrived at Trepassey at 2:41 p. m. (N. Y. time), the navy department was informed by radio this afternoon. Washington, May 10. Com mander Towers of the N. C.-3, after being forced to return to Halifax, with propeller trouble, this morning made a second start for Trepassey at 11:39 a. m. (New York time), the navy department was advised by wireless shortly after noon. Halifax, X. £>.. May 10.—'The AmrrI can trane-Atlantic flyers started for Trepassey Bay, Lew Foundland, ear ly this morning At 8:47 a. m. (7:47 Washington time) the N. C.-l arose from the sur face of the bay. About a quarter of an ht*ir later the N. C.-3, Commander Tower's craft, swept into the air. The get - k way vrs made from a point opposite the United States na val flying station. Weather conditions were good. The day was c!«ar, with a north wind. It was expected that If this weather prevails all along the 460-mlle route to New Foundland, the flight to Trepas sey will bo made in seven or eight hours. MANY SEE START Commander Towers gave the word to start immediately after receiving the day's weather forecast. Lieutenant Commander Bellinger's N. C.-l was observed to leave first. A crowd, many of the people armed with glasses, saw the big Nancy gath er momentum over the surface of tho water, then slowly rise and begin climbing. The N. C.-3's motors wer® roaring in a few minutes and she was off In the wake of her sister ship. Cheering spectators crowded every point of vantage as the big American sky cruisers rose high above the city, (Continued on page two.) McAdoo bought *he property as a sum* mar horn* for President Wilson. SHIP NEARS PORT Washington, May 10.—The U. S.S. Calhoun, the Victory ship, arrived off Sandy Hook at noon today, ready to entar New York harbor recording progress of the Victory loan. 89TH TO SAIL SOON Coblenz, May 10.—Tha antira eighty ninth division is expected to roach Brest by May 16 and start embarka tion for home by tho following day, it was announced today. The 354th in fantry (Missouri), the 353rd infantry (Kansas), and the 340th artillery (Ari zona), are already an touts to the coast. FOURTH DISTRICT OVER Cleveland, May 10.—Tha Fourth fed eral rasarve district want "ovar tha top" In its Victory loan campaign to day, it was announced early this af ternoon. Total sales were 8452,207200. The quota is $450,000,000. BURLESON'S ORDER ILLEGAL. San Franoisco, May 10—Tha Cali fornia state railway commiision today rulad Postmaster Ganaral Burlaaon's ordar increasing talephons ratsa to be illegal.