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The Weather Report For Bridgeport and vicinity i Fair tonight and Thursday; not much change In temperature. VOTj pn TO m rOT V'' 1,J'J r-.l. supreme mmm. to formulate mid oraii Council Of Four Will Answer German Replies By Thursday This Week Premier Clemenceau Firmly Against Changes in Propos als Already Made Undercurrent Favors Acceptance of Stipulated Indemnity of Hundred Billion Marks. ThTi is reason to believe, according to advices from Paris, thnt the council of four will reach a decision by Thursday as to the reply that will he mad? tn (he German counter proposals 1o the terms of peace. Allied experts are now at work on the reply, and meetines ore being held in Paris today for the pur pose of drafting- memoranda to he submitted to the council of four. It is probable that this work is well under way. Premier Clemenceaii la understood to maintain firmly that there can be no Important chancre in the clauses of the treaty to which the Germans have enteral their stronccst objections. There are indications, however of a Mrong under current of sentiment to meet the German offer of a definite sum of 100. 000. 010. 000 marks flj inrtomnitr, instead of the indeterminate Hum that mlBht be demanded .under the terms a- presented. It also seems possible that the clnu.""s of the pact relnting to Silesia, may be modified so that Germany would b able to reccK-e supplies of grain, coal and other commodities. Thnt the Germans hive not said their last word in objecting to phases of the treaty is Indicated by a memorandum which has been drafted at Ver siilles by German experts, who seek to refute all charges as to the guilt of Germany for the war. This imemorandum will, it is said be presented as a reply to the reply msde by the inter-allied commission on responsibility for the conflict. The supreme eronomlo council has appointed a committee to study a p'an for th liquidation of the world's food control and to devise plans to meet the problems that will arise after the. coming harvest. Despatches from Paris state that after signing of the peace treaty the United--tates rannot learally participate in the control of food supplies, and Herbert Hoov er, the chairman of the inter-allied food commission Is said to believe that the business can be handled through regular channels. Tinocoan Revolution Bring American "Devil Dogs" To Punta Renas And Limon righting Carried on By Political Exiles Attracts Atten tion of South American Countries Port Limon is Important Harbor on Atlantic Side. San Salvador?, June 4 American marines hav? been land ed at Punta Renas and Port Limon, Costa Rica, because of the revolution against the government headed by General Tinoco, according to despatches printed in newspapers here. The revolution in Costa Rica has I coast of Costa Rica and is the Pacific lieen going on for the past two months, but has been attracting con siderable attention in Central Ameri can "countries for the last four weeks. Forces said to have been recruited from political exiles formed hnnds along the Nlearaguan frontier near I.ske Nicaragua and advancpd south ward, clashing on ovoral occasions l with forces commanded by Joaquin Tinoco, Costa P.lc.m minister of war. The fighting has been restricted al most entirely to the mountainous country near the Nicaraguan border, although recently skirmishes further fouth have been reported. The situa tion la quite obscure, owing to the f-ict that reports from Costa Rica hare been of a conflicting nature. Punta Arenas is a port on the Pacific ARGENTINE ALONE AMONG GOVERNMENTS DOES NOT SUBSIDIZE WHEAT PRICES Paris, Tuesday, June 3 All the important governments of fthe-world, except Argentina, having guaranteed prices of wheat ;to farmers, and all the European governments having subsidiz ed the bread supply it is considered probable here that com merce in wheat will remain in government hands next year and that there will be little private trading. The American members of the u. preme economic council, however, be 1 11 eve there is no necessity of contin uing centralized control of the dis tribution In Europe. The question of food control after peace has been signed had been dis , cussed by the economic council, Her bert C. Hoover and the other Ameri can members opposing control, taking the view that, as there will be no food shortage after the next harvest, food control as It now exists la un- necessary. Mr. Hoover contends that . normal trading should be re-establtsh-; ed throughout the world as no guar antee exists for other commodities, and that if attempts are made to . control prices in other commodities , production will be stifled and ahort age created. ' The last food ship tinder the dlrec , tion of the American food control organisation will leave- America lata In June, unless there should be a change In the world's affairs and some new legislation Is passed by the . United States congress, it waa lndl . cated here today. No law- Is now ' In existence authorizing the particl j patlon of the United States In food control activities after the signing of : .- ITOfl Entered as second clui matter at the post office ,t Bridgeport, Conn., under the act of 187 terminus of the railroad extending across Costa Rica to Port Limon, which is the most Important harbor on the Atlantic side of the country. GOVERNMENT NOT INFORMED. Washington, June 4 No Informa tion regarding the reported landing of American naval forces In Costa Rica has reached either the navy or state departments, and Secretary Daniels said today he doubted any landing had been made. If any men were sent ashore they were sailors, as the only marines detachment in the vicinity is the legation guard in Nica ragua, and officials said this could not be moved without specific authority from Washington. the peace treaty, and American food experts believe It desirable that the financing of food regulations should be handled by bankers and that deal ings should be permitted through regular channels. Herbert Hoover, chairman of the inter-allied food commission, con tends that normal trading, should be established throughout the world and Insists that attempts made to control prices will tend to stifle production. There is a sufficient surplua of food indicated from the coming harvests to supply Europe and meet the needs of the world until some unexpected Catastrophe happens to the world's harvest, according to a statement is sued today by Hoover, the head of the ailied relief organization. The bread budget balances, but the surplus of the American crop of wheat and rye this year will be needed. The statement says that most of the trad ing in wheat and rye will be in the hands of the governments. Other figures gained from the sur vey made by the organization an'd various governments Indicates that the sugar crop in eastern Europe this year will be 65 per cent, of pre-war - (Continued on Page Two.) Organized Gov To Wipe Out Reds Are Taken Into Custover Wherever They Are Found and Subjected to Drastic Examination Half Dozen Suspects in Custody in Chicago New York Knows Nothing of Terrorism in Russian Peoples Homes. Washington, June 4 That efforts of anarchists to create a reign of terror through destruc tion of life and property which had its climax in attempts on lives of prominent men in eight cities Monday night, not only pected to wipe out the anarchists themselves, was evident here today. Following public an nouncement last night by Attorney General Palmer that the purposes of the department of justice are the same now as they were before, which was in turn followed by a statement tell ing of the creation of a new bureau by the department with William J. Flynn as its head and which will have as its paramount duty the crushing of the anti-government movement in this country, agents of the federal government throughout the country and detective forces in this and scores of other cities today renewed with vigor their efforts to run down those responsible for the bomb explosions. Chief Flynn, himself regarded as the forermst authority in the country on anarchists and their activities, already has caused persons known as dangerous radicals to be put under sur veillance by agents of the department of justice in practically every city the reds are known to frequent. There were no developments over night to change the views of police and spe cial agents here that the explosion of the bomb at Attorney General Palmers home, which wrecked the front of that residence, badly damaged those adjoining, and killed the perpetrator was the work of one man. This man, an Italian the police say, arrived here from Philadelphia a little more than half an hour before the explosion. Public buildings and homes of officials continued to be under extra guard as a precaution ary measure. SIXTY CENT ICE SURELY IN EFFECT MONDAY-MAYOR WILSON ASSERTS Mayor Clifford B. Wilson formally announced this morning that the re duced price of Ice, as a result of the arrangements made between him and the Bridgeport Ice Delivery Company will go into effect sometime this week. LAVIT LEADS FIGHT TO GET STATE KELP FOR MOONEY STRIKE PROTEST Sieriden, June 4 The first clash of the 34th annual con vention of the State Federation of Labor occurred at the ses sion yesterday afternoon when Samuel Lavit of the Machinist Union of Bridgeport objected to the report of Secretary I. M. Ornburn and moved that the part of the report dealing with the Mooney Defense League be referred back to the committee on officers' reports, and that a hearing be held at which delegates might appear. Mr. Lavit eaid that the secretary had been sent to Chicago but that as yet no one had heard his report. That although Mooney and Billings were in Jail they would not stay there. He eloquently appealed to the convention to back up the fight to liberate them. Lavit was interrupted many times by delegates Jumping to their feej making points of or-iier and offering amendments. The confusion ibecame so great at one time that President O'Meara re fused to go on with the convention until the delegates were seated. One of the objectors refused to be seated and President CMeara halted the con vention. Secretary Ornburn answered Lavit and said that the general strike in favor of IMooney was not favored in many places and asked, the conven tion to go at the matter in the right way, either have all strike, If they de cided to strike, but not have some crafts out and others working. Secretary Ornburn eaid that Mooney would like to have the money go through the Federation of Lajbor, and said that the recent Labor Congress had ' done much to keep Mooney and Billings in Jail in California- John Murphy, chairman of the com mittee on officers" reports, urged the convention to await the action of the convention of the American Federa tion of Labor which fakes place in a few weeks. ' Charles tDunleavy of New Haven supported Lavit and Hugh Gartland, also of New aHven, talked In favor of the ideas of Secretary Oruburn. At the morning session Treasurer Frederick L. Neebe reported! that there was a balance of $2,752.75 on hand and that the Federation had $400 Invested in War Savings stamps. The following resolutions were In troduced and referred to the commit tee on resolutions: That the state give $100 to every soldier, sailor or marine In the ser vice from this state, from April 6, 117, to Nov. 11, 1918. Endorsing the United States' Em ployment Service. Urging Congress to approve the re quest of President Wilson to repeal the ban on light wines and beer. Endorsing the Irish Republic. This is the second resolution on this mat ter. Complaint from Waterbury trolley men that they had not been notified of the hearing on -the trolley bills in the last legislature. Deploring the acts -of cruelty . i , - . , and Evening Farmer BRIDGEPORT, CONN., WEDNESDAY, mmm eminent Takes Action archists failed but resulted in action by organized government that is ex When asked if a definite date had been set for the reverting- back, to 60 cents per 100 pounds the mayor said "No" and added "it surtly will be in effect ty Monday." .against the Jews In Poland and Rus sia. Urging Governor Holcomb to call a special session of the legislature, to act on Woman Suffrage. Compelling the use of the union label. In the evening the delegates at tended a theatre party at Poll's. NASSAU CLUB CRACK TURNS IN FINE CARD By ROGER FERRt f Gardiner W. White of the Nassau Club of New Tork today turned In the best card in the qualifying round of the Metropolitan amateur golf tournament at the Brooklawn Coun try club in the presence of several hundred golfing: enthusiasts from this State and New York. With the weather conditions Ideal the various players, each of whom is prominent, play progressed rapidly. Oswarld Kirkby, the metropolitan amateur champion turned in a quali fying card of 84. C. G. Waldo of the Brooklawn Club made the course in 96. The complete scores up to 2 o'clock this afternoon follow: C. . G. Waldo 96, John D. Chapman 8 6, A. E. Ran ney 87, J. Appleton Allen 90. Jonathan Grout 86; F. Raymond Holland 93; George F. Forman 93; H. B. Stoddard 81; John T. L. Hub bard, 86; George A. Dixon, Jr., 84; Grant and Rice 88; S. R. Hollander 84; Charles V. Benton 89; George Carlhart 84i T. E. Sawyer 83; Os wald Kirkby 84; Hamilton 'Kerr 85: John N. Stearns, Jr.. 82; Max R. Marston 78; Robert Abbott 85; Geo. T. Brokaw .92; J. C. -Parrish, Jr., 86; Charles H. Brown 93;- Samuel J. Grant 96. - Gardiner W. White 73. Henry J. Topping 84, F. H. Hoyt 78. John G. Anderson 77, William B. Rhett 83, Francis E. Newton . 80, Cornelius Sullivan, 87. W. -P. Ladd 85, Harris B. Fenn 82, Arthur, Walker, Jr., 76, 8. B. Bowers i John M. Ward 77. Morton L. -Fea ey 84, S. V. Van Vleek 78. - William R. Reekie, W. Parker Seelay 83. v JUNE 4, 1919 Themselves TWO KILLED AND SEVENTEEN HURT Strike in Plant of Willys Overland Co. Assumes Violent Aspect. Toledo, June 4 Operations at the Willys-Overland Automobile Co. were at a standstill today as a result of the rioting last night in which two per sons were shot to death and 17 in jured. The plant opened a week ago Monday after two weeks of idleness. Clarence A. Earl, vice president and general manager of the company, au thorized the announcement that no attempt would be made to operate the jjlant pending word from Gover nor Cox regarding an appeal. The dead men it is said were not involved in the labor dispute. Police authorities are apprehensive of the further outbreaks today aimed at the former soldiers doing emer gency police duty. The emergency policemen are armed with automatic pistols and rifles. WITNESS TESTIFY DRIVEREXCUSED Coroner Phelan Inquires In to Death of Josephine Marruccio. Coroner John J, Phelan continued his hearing this morning In his court room at the county court house, on the case of Josephine Marruccio. who was killed on East Alain street last Tuesday noon. A number of witnesses wero examined some of whom actu ally saw the car strike the little girl. Morris Goldfield, who operates a furniture store, was the first witness. He stated he was conversing with a man named McGuire when suddenly MoGuire yelled and rushed out of the store. His attention was directed to the accident In time for him to see the child endeavoring to escape the back wheel of the motor. She was unable to get out of the way; the wheel passed over her body Injuring her so that she died. Alfred Brodsky, a school boy, who was about 10 feet in back of the child when she started across the street as serted that he believed Josephine be came frightened when she saw the car bearing down upon her. He did not hear any horn. Charles Lomas, another eyewitness, testified the child!s body was carried a few feet along the road. In his opinion the car was going between 12 and 18 miles an hour. Edward Marshall, a foreman at the Salt's TexUle Co., also saw the acci dent. He was about 40 feet north in a motor which he. was driving. The little girl darted out from the side walk, going in front of a truck, the sides of which were closed in. Mar shall gave as his opinion that the driver did all he could to avoid hit ting the girl,;, saying, when Coroner Phelan asked him if he thought the injuring car could have been hand led other than It was, "I would have thought myself lucky If I had missed Jr. --- Subscription rates by mall: Daily $8.00 per vear. One month. Dally 50 cents. 179 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport mmm Johnson, I.W.W Officer Names Cleveland Man As Maker Of Deadly Bombs Johnson Acted Upon Orders Haywood, President of the National I. W. W. Large Quantities of Anarchistic Literature Found. Pittsburgh, Pa., June 4 Evidence that anarchists respon-: sible for bomb explosions at the homes of Judge W. H. Thomp- i son of the United States District Court, and W. W. Siberayh chief inspector of the Bureau of Immigration Monday night, ; were operating under orders from Russian radical headquar ters at 133 East 15th Street, New York, was in the hands of the police here today. According to an announcement this morning by Supt. R. J. Alderdice of the Bureau of Police, John Johnson, president of the local I. W. W. or ganization who was arrested yesterday after a fight with detectives in a ; downtown office building, came to Pittsburgh from New York two weeks : ago at the. instance of "number 1001." William Haywood, president of the I National I, W. W., according to Mr. Alderdice bears the pass "number 1001." Johnson who the police say was the directing genius of the bomb, plot in this city, was held in jail today with a score of other alleged anar chists, who were arrested yesterday and last night. Bail was refused in each case. In a partial confession, made to the police late yesterday, John son is said to have named a Cleveland man as the maker of the bombs exploded here. This man. whose name the police withheld, also is said to have operated under orders of the radicals in New York, .and ia believed to have gone to Chicago after the- explosions here. A search for nun was being made in that city today. Among .the important suspects arrested list night was Mike Bielesta. also known as Zelestc, said by the police to be secretary of the Russian soviet organization in Pittsburgh, and a delegate from the Petrograd coun- cil of workmen and peasants, sent to this country to spread Bolshevik pro paganda A large quantity of I W. W. and anarchistic literature was found ' on the suspects, which the police turned over to agents of the department , of Justice to aid in running down perpetrators of the nation-wide bomb plot. NEW YORK POLICE HAVE NO EVIDENCE AGAINST RUSSIAN RADICAL LEADFS New York, June 4 New York po lice have no evidence to support the theory of Pittsburgh detectives that the anarchists responsible for yester day's bomb explosions acted under or ders from the Russian radical head quarters at 133 East 15th street, this city, according to a statement made at police headquarters today. It was said that the house in question, which is known as the "Russian People's Home," has been under constant sur veillance since last March when it was raided and 164 persons were arrested. Four of these individuals were de ported. Since that time, the police say, they have had no evidence that the house was being used as the head quarters of the terrorists. CHICAGO HAS SIX SUSPECTS.- Chicago, June 4 Half a dozen men are in custody here today as the bomb suspects, following a night of activity on the part of federil agents and city detectives. Several raids were made on halls on tie West and South Sides reputed to be places for radical gatherings. In one of these raids, it was said, explosives were found, in addition to a mass of anarchist pamphlets gath ered in several places. From Daniel Colzin, arrested sev eral days ago. It was said a partial STRIKE PARALYZES TRANSPORT THROUGHOUT ALL CITY OF PARIS Paris, June 4 Paris walked to work this morning, no subways, tram cars, dr taxi-buses being in operation because of the strike here. ' Reports early today indicated that the strike was becoming worse and was gaining in all trades where there are outstanding differences between the employers and men, even some times against the . judgment of the strike leaders. Although there were some 350,000 on strike' in the Paris district yesterday,- It was said early today that the number might be 500,000 before night. ThA AtActrfcnl workers in the toower Station at Vetry Joined In the strike yesterday afternoon, stopping the street cars In Versailles and closing down all industries using electricity in the district. By evening, how ever, the military authorities had taken possession and the current waa turned on -again. Among classes of employes consid ered most likely to be affected by LOCAL SECRET SERVICE AGENTS ON THE ALERT Local agents of the Department of Justice said this morning there are no Indications of anarchistic out breaks in this city, and as far as can be learned, there Is no fear of bomb plots here. Mr. Lynch, of the local department, said although no devel opments are , feared here, men , are watching the situation closely for any occurrences in that line. He stated that Bridgeport is not as strongly under the influence of anarchists as cities which- have been attacked.' - Ban rises 5:21 a. m. Sun sets 8:21 p. m. High tvatcr 5:38 p. m. Moon sets ........ 12:50 a. m. Ixrw water 12:03 a. iru PRICE TWO CENTS of No. 1001, Said to Be Bill t. confession had been obtained Indi cating connection of Chicago radicals with others with the bomb plot of , wide ramincations. uoizin, saia to do an Italian, speaks seven languages and is a bookkeeper. According to the nnlln. bo admits hpinr an anarchist for four years, coming here from New York and during his leisure hours . aiding in the propaganda work of the extremists with which he is affiliated. ' REDS: "KEEP OUT!" . Paterson, June 4 A warning to ; Bolshevists and anarchists to keep i out of Paterson was issued today by ' Mayor Clifford L. Newman, am the-re- j suit of the bomb explosion yesterday which was Paterson's share in the ; nation-wide terrorist plot. Mayor Newman's statement said: "We do not intend to stand for Bol shevism or anarchy in this country. : Wherever and whenever we Ann it ' we are going to hit it and hit it hard, i Everything in Bight will be cleaned i out as far as It is possible to rid the : city of these undesirables. Soviets, , bolsheviks, wavers of the red flag and j others with anarchistic tendencies will not find Paterson a safe place for i them. Outside undesirables will not : be permitted in this city." The police are hunting for two men , who were seen in the vicinity of the ; explosion shortly before it took place, the spread of the strike movement are the restaurant and cafe employe. . the Insurance clerks, who are Ian -many cases carrying on a lolde : arms" strike, the electricians, the mo- j tion picture operators, rhe men in' several branches of the building ' "trades and the gas workers. The lat- ter have called' a big meeting for to-; night. The railroad men are also showing signs of agitation. They-: are to meet at the labor exchange on Friday. - A meeting of the employes of the street car and motor bus organizations ' held at 1 o'clock this morning, con-1 f erred the action of their committee j in joining the strike of subway work ers. The meeting passed a resolu-i tion declaring that the workers would : remain out until full satisfaction was received for their demands for the proper application of the eight houri day act and for wages in keeping with, the increased coSt or living. SUFFRAGE BILL . BEFORE SENATE Advocates -of Measure Are Confident of Its Ultimate " -' Passage. - -1 J . Washington, June "4 With advo- ( cates of the measure - confident ltl would be adopted before adjourn-j ment, the equal suffrage constitutional! amendment resolution as recently! passed in the House was taken up as: unflnlshed business in the Senate' .to- 1