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Mader, Murphy and Shea Included in
Action of Jury; Courts Refuse
Habeaus Corpus For 140
in City Jails
Chicago.—Eight union lenders were
named in true bills voted at a special
session of the grand jury in connec
tion with the slaying of Terrance Ly
• ons, an acting police lieutenant, ac
cording to George E. Gorman, assist
ant state’s attorney.
Among those named In the |true
bills, according to Mr. Gorman, were
Fred Mader, president of the Building
Trades Council. Big “Tim” Murphy, of
the Gas Workers' Union and Cornelius
(“Con”) Shea, who directed the team
sters strike in 1904. All of them now
are in the custody of the police, hav
ing been captured in a spectacular
series of raids on various union head
Treason is Charge
Describing crime conditions in Chi
cago as “a reign of terror” and “akin
to treason in time of war.” Judges
Kickham Scanlan and Joseph Davis
refused to release on writs of habeaus
corpus any of the 140 labor leaders,
union members and gunmen held by
the police in connection with the slay
ing of two patrolmen at the culmina
tion of a series of labor bombings.
In refusing to honor writs for sev
eral labor lenders seized In police raids
the two judges expressed their horror
at the murders, bombing and lawless
ness which have marked opposition to
the Landis wage award in the build
ing trades.
“We are in a state Os anarchy that
approaches in Intensity the condition
that existed during the Haymarket an
archist riot.” declared Judge Scanlan
in the criminal court.
“l*he whole function of government
seems to be broken down,” said Judge
Davis in the supreme court.
“If the men were a part of a con
spiracy to take human life they are as
guilty as those who fired the guns and
threw the bombs. They should be
convicted and hanged.”
In repeating his declaration of war
against the “hoodlums and ex-convicts
who go about posing as leaders of
labor,” Charles Fltzmorrls. chief of
the police pointed to the crime record
of the past 24 hours. “That should
prove to Chicago that the sluggers and
thugs we rounded up in raids on union
offices are responsible for the nightly
outbursts of crime,” he said.
Lewis Goes Down in First Round of
Light-Heavyweight Event
and Takes Count
London.—Georges Carpentier knock
ed out Ted "Kid” Lewis in the first
round of what was to have been a 20
round bout for the light-heavyweight
championship of the world, held by
Carpentier. The end came when Car
pentier, In breaking from a clinch,
drove a sharp right to the point of
Lewis’ jaw. The Englishman toppled
over backward on the floor until the
referee counted 10. Then Carpentier
picket! up his fallen foe and aided in
carrying him to his corner.
The spectators were slow to realize
what had occurred, but when finally
they comprehended that the battle was
over and Lewis was defeated, there
arose a storm of booes and cries of
“foul” from all parts of the vast audi
torium, which drowned Gut the little
applause Carpentier was receiving
from his partisans.
From the sound of the gong to the
end of the referee’s count, two minutes
and 15 seconds Intervened. Carpentier
■weighed 175 pounds, the light-heavy
weight limit, while Lewis tipped the
•rales at 157 pounds with his clothes
on when the fighters weighed in this
afternoon. Jack Dempsey was the first
man. after Francois Descamps. to con
gratulate Carpentier after the knock
out. Carpentier left the ring and pro
ceeded to hls dressing room through
lanes of hissing and booing fight fans.
Accept American Loan
Belgrade.—The Jugo-Slav govern
ment accepted the conditions of an
American banking syndicate for a loan
of $100,000,000 at 8 per cent Interest
issued at 80. The loan is guaranteed
by a customs monopoly.
Check Reveals Slight Discrepancies
Washington.—The report of the
special committee named by Secretary
Mellon to make an Inventory of the
storks of the bureau of engraving and
printing, after a shake-up In the per
sonnel there by the order of President
Harding, has been virtually completed,
the treasury announces. According to
treasury officials the inventory will
show no serious irregularities although
It Is expected a number of minor dis
crepancies in the millions of dollars of
supplies charged to ftie bureau, will be
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Mrs. William Reynolds of Winstom-
Salem, N. C.. who is one of the two
candidates for the office of president
general of the Daughters of the Ameri
can Revolution next year. She is the
wife of a well-known tobacco manu
facturer. r lbe annual congress of the
D. A. R. is being held in Washington.
Informs Powers Nothing Will bo
Gained by Prolonging Genoa
Economic Conference
Paris. —Premier Poincare late Fri
day renewed, and also strengthened,
his original instructions to M. Barthou
at Genoa. He is understood to have
told M. Barthou that he must not en
ter into any negotiations whatsoever
with, the Russians.
He also told M. Barthou to make
clear both in the subcommission and
the plenary commission, that the view
of the French government Is that noth
ing more is to be gained by prolong
ing the conference.
Refuse to Sit With Reds
The French government will not
agree to French experts sitting on any
commission with the Russian experts,
being of the opinion that exchanges of
views with the soviet delegates will
lead to nothing: but in deference to
certain susceptibilities, the French
delegates might accept an early meet
ing in some other city between allied
experts commissioned to study the best
methods for dealing with the Russian
problem. It is also felt that repre
sentatives of the United States should
be present at such meetings.
Should France take the initiative In
winding up the conference according to
Information received here Belgium,
Poland and Denmark; and’ possibly
other powers would follow her lead.
Asks Department of Justice If Anti-
Combine Suit Would Be
Washington.—An ordler from the
senate to the department of justice
and the federal trade commission to
make an investigation followed close
Friday on the announcement in New
York of the purchase of the Lacka
wanna Steel company by the Bethle
hem Steel corporation and on reports
circulated of ’a prospective
merger of six large Independent steel
The order, embodied in a resolution
offered by Senator La Follette, Re
publican, Wisconsin, and adopted with
little discussion except for an address
by the Wisconsin senator, directed both
federal agencies to inform the senate
what steps have been or pro
posed to ascertain the probable effects
of the merger and what action has
been Instituted “to protect the public
interests.” The department of justice
was further requested to advise the
senate if proceedings under the Sher
man and Clayton acts to restrain the
combination were advisable.
Acting Attorney General Goff, after
adoption of the resolution said he
could not comment on it until he had
received a copy, but from other de
partments of Justice officials It was
learned that while no plans as yet had
been taken to prevent the merger, an
Investigation as directed by the sen
ate would follow.
Athens. —Demetrioa Gounarles has
resigned the premiership.
World Justice Court Opens
Geneva.—The sourt of International
Justice Saturday was thrown open to
the entire world when the council of
the league of nations decided that
Russia. Germany, Turkey, Hungary
and Mexico could bring cases before
the court provided they previously had
agreed to accept its decisions and not
declare war over the disputes In ques
These nations were the only ones to
which the court had not previously
been available for the settlement of
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Thousands Witness Initial Presenta
tion of Dramatization of
Christ’s Life
Oberammergau.— Sunday saw the
first public performance since 1919 of
the world renowned “Passion Play”
with the highlanders of this Bavarian
village as the actors. In the wake of
the most cruel and extensive war of
history the revival of the pageant
dramatization of the life of Christ
came to an audience of some 4,000 per
sons in what seemed particularly ap
propriate sequence to the conference
nt Washington and Genoa.
It was pointed out that while nt
Washington and Genoa the expert po
litical and economic builders of the
world conferred on the reconstruction
of good will among men. the represen
tatives of the four corners of Christen
dom were beginning the season’s pil
grimmages to Oberammergau to wit
ness the established interpretation of
the foundation on which their religious
structure was based in the career of
the Man of Galilee.
“I hope the Passion Play will con
stitute a basis from which more friend
ly intercourse between nations will re
sult in better international understand
ing” said Anton Lang, who plays the
role of Christ.
Lang's every gesture and his attitude
on or off the stage, personifies a man
of pence and his personality reflects
the devout character and sturdy ideal
ism which since 1633 has guided the
villager's devotion in presenting the
play every decade, except for a few
necessary Interrfiptions.
Thousands of tourists are here for
the Passion Play. Those who had been
privileged last week to witness the
final.dress rehearsal commented freely
on the undoubted effect of the sur
rounding natural beauty on the yearn
ings of the villagers of Oberammergau
for the higher things in life. The ma
jestic peaks of the Bavarian Tyrol in
which Oberammergau is pocketed seem
like solemn sentinels guarding its
unique enterprise from the material
ism of Hie world outside.
The bells of the parish church which
Sunday, summoned the inhabitants to
the last mass before the opening of the
Passion Play season Saturday tolled
the final rites over a prominent mem
hereof the cast, Anton Mayr, who
played the part of Disciple. Thomas
Mayr caught a cold rs fortnight ago
while rehearsing on the outdoor stage
during the severe weather and died
Thursday. He leaves a family of five
children, all of whom will continue io
participate in the play.
Production Last Week Greatest Since
Walkout of Miners; One Killed
in Utah Fight
Washington.—Reports on bitumin
ous coal production indicate a current
output of 4,500,000 tons a week the
geological survey reported Monday,
adding that this was a total greater
than at any time since the miners
walked out on April 1. In all the
unionized districts in the country an
thracite production during the week
ending May 13 remained practically
nil the report said. The survey's re
port indicated that lack of marked de
mand continued the principal factor In
holding down production. Estimating
that consumption of bituminous coal
now was around eight million tons a
week, the survey said three and a half
million tons were being taken a week
from the surplus socks put in storage
by consumers in anticipation of the
strike. For the week ending May 6,
complete coal production figures show
an output of 4,161,000 tons of bitumin
ous, and (1,000 tons of anthracite.
Approximately 700,000 tons of coal
are held in railroad cars around the
mines, awaiting buyers, the survey
The greatest increase In operations
during the last week was noted In Ken
tucky and West Virginia.
Utah Miner Killed
Salt Lake City.—John Tenas, Greek
miner of Helper, Is dead and R. T.
Young, special deputy sheriff, who
lives in Huntington, is in the hospital
with a bullet wound in his thigh, as a
result of a clash in the Spring Canyon
Monday in which, apparently, only the
two were concerned. Young, who is in
the custody of the sheriff of Carbon
county, claims that Tenas shot him
first with what he thought was an
army Springfield rifle. Witness of the
affair, however, do not agree with this
story and say that Tenas did not even
have a gun when he was shot and
killed by Young.
Tong War Grips Seattle
Seattle. Seattle’s Chinatown is
aflame with excitement following
the shooting of Frank Louie, 47,
veteran Chinese merchant, by a rival
Tong man. Louie was not seriously
wounded, the bullet breaking his right
leg. but police fear the attack may
cause another outbreak of the Tong
war which has terrorized the Chinese
colony here for months.
Louie, a member of the Bing Tong,
has been in seclusion for weeks. He
ventured out for the first time Monday
and was fired at from a doorway.
Chile and Peru Will Attempt Settle
ment of 40-Year Controversy
Over Treaty
Washington.—ln atmosphere of
renewed hopefulness the plenipoten
tiaries of Chile and Peru met Monday
in the Hall of Americas to attempt so
lution of the difficulties that have es
tranges! their governments for more
than a generation.
Convened in Washington at the in
vitation of President Harding, the con
ference was opened with an address
of welcome by Secretary Hughes, de
livered In tlte presence of a notable
gathering of government officials and
diplomats from every part of the
world. Response tfas made for Chile
by Luis Izulerdo and for Peru by Mel
iton Porras and then the two delega
tions retired for private consultation in
their new effort to apply the “Confer
ence plan of diplomacy to international
relationship of the Western Hemis
Although the seriousness of the prob
lem is everywhere realized, there was
a feeling here that the delegates would
come together under conditions notably
auspicious. Both governments ap
proached the negotiations in a spirit
of amity regarded in diplomatic circles
as so unusual as to give much promise
of a settlement.
At the same time, among the dele
gates themselves, and among officials
who have intimate knowledge of the
40-year controversy over the treaty of
Ancon, there has been apparent a ten
dency to warn against overconfidence.
Quick results are not expected and
there are some who believe that in the
end thf outstanding issues must be left
to arbitration.
It now is considered improbable that
the United States will in any way be
represented in the negotiations unless
arbitration becomes necessary and both
delegations agree to appeal directly to
President Harding.
Declaration Is Issued by Chang Tso-
Lin From His Headquarters
at Luanchow
Tien Tsin.—An independent govern
ment lias been set up by Gen. Chang
Tso-Lin, defeated military governor of
Mukden. A declaration of independ
ence issued from his headquarters at
Luanchow says that having been di
vested by the president of his author
ity in Manchuria Mongolia and Jehol,
he henceforth repudiates all instruc
tions from the president and all treat
ies negotiated by him. The declara
tion *sets forth that Chang Intends to
make favorable treaties with friendly
powers in the name of the regions
enumerated and will assume responsi
bility for the protection of foreign
liveg ii nd property there. Foreign dip
lomats must communicate with him at
News from the Kaiping mining area
Is increasingly grave. The American
military forces which are In charge of
the railway in that section are consid
ering the advisability of withdrawing
all foreigners. If this step is taken it
will probably result in calculable darh
age to the mining property .
U. S. Invited to New Parley
Genoa. —The Italian foreign minister,
Signor Schanzer, who is president of
the economic conference, called on Am
bassador Child Sunday and handed
him a formal invitation to the United
States government to participate in the
newly arranged Hague conference on
Russian affairs in June. The ambas
sador immediately forwarded the invi
tation by cable to the state department
at Washington.
The Genoa eceonomlc conference
will be reconvened June 15 at The
Hague to discuss Russian questions, If
the plan agreed to at a private con
ference of the inviting powers Im 1 ac
cepted by the subcoinmission on Rus
sian affairs.
Morvich Wins Kentucky Derby
Louisville, Ky.—Morvich, unconquer
ed as a 2-y ear-old, Is the winner of the
$50,000 Kentucky Derby. The brown
son of Runnymede-Hymir running true
to ionn. Saturday won the event at a
mile and a quarter, In a field of 10
starters before a record breaking
throng of 70.000 spectators, the largest
crowd that ever witnessed the running
of the blue ribbon event for 3-year-olds.
Greek Princess Is Near Death
Athens. —Princess Elizabeth, wife of
Crown Prince George of Greece, and
daughter of the King and Queen of Ru
mania, who has been ill for some time
past,'ls in a very critical condition.
She Is suffering from a pleural dbrccss.
Bankers’ Association Opposes Bonus
White Sulphur Springs. W. Va. —The
declaration of principles adopted by
the executive council of the American
Bankers’ association at Ira final ses
sions here Included condemnation of all
forms of paternalism in government,
opposition to the soldier bonus and to
changes In the federal reserve board.
Indorsement of care for disabled vet
erans. of perpetual charters for nation
al banks, and of the proposed consti
tutional amendment doing away with
federal tax exemptions on securities,
was declared.
M. Barthou of the French cabinet,
leading delegate of his country to the
Genoa conference.
Senate and House Come to Agreement
Tn Appropriation for Two
J’*®- . -
Washington.—Provision for Ameri
can representation on two internation
al commissions created at the firms
conference is made under an agree
ment reached recently Ivetween senate
and house conferees on the annual ap
propriation bill for the state and jus
tice departments.
House conferees accepted senate
amendments appropriating funds for
American delegates to the commissions
to consider'revision of the Chinese tar
iff and to study the Chinone federal
system Including gradual abolishment
of e^tra-territorial rights.
Aivother senate amendment accepted
bj the house conferees appropriates
$20,000 for the allied debt funding com
The house manager also accepted a
senate amendment Increasing the state
departments confidential emergency
fund from SIOO,OOO to S4OO/100. This
had been requested urgently by Sec
retary Hughes.
A senate amendment reducing the
appropriations fnr the inter American
high commission studying Pan-Ameri
can financial co-operation and propos
ing to terminate its work within a year
was opposed by the house and finally
eliminated, the senate managers yield
Deadlocks on several amendments
resulted In the conference. Among
these which are to be returned ♦*> the
house for final disposition whs Hie
senate provision for recognition of
Egypt and appointment of an Ameri
can minister. The house conferees
contended this was now legislation on
an appropriation measure which would
have to be taken before the house.
Other amendments returned to the
house include provision for the fifth
Pan-American conference at Santiago.
Chile; for American representation on
maritime law and the commission for
revision of war laws, the latter pro
posed nt the arms conference.
The senate conferees receded from
reduction in appropriations for the in
ternational institute of agriculture and
the British claim commission. A com
promise was reached between the con
ferees for continuance of the Alaska-
Canada boundary commission.
Measure Provides for an Advance of
$5,000,000; Democrats Oppose
Bill Solidly
Washington.—Loan by the United
States of $5,000,000 to the Republic of
Liberia was authorized in a resolution
passed by the house. The vote was
taken after the house had defeated a
motion to recommit »the resolution to
the ways and means committee with
instructions to report it forthwith with
an amendment proving that no part of
the amount loaned should be used in
paying the indebtedness of Liberia in
curred prior to August ly 1914.
The resolution was passed, 148 to
139 with six members voting present.
The motion to recommit was defeated,
168 to I$J3. About 40 Republicans
voted against the bill, although many
Republicans in and around the cham
ber did not vote. *l*lie Democrats op
posed it solidly.
Chairman Fordney said the resolu
tion. which now goes to the senate,
would be speedily passed and sent to
the president.
Carey Seeks Another Term
Cheyenne, Wyo.—Robert D. Carey of
Onreyhurst,.first native son to occupy
the governor’s chair In Wyoming, and
son of former Senator Joseph M. Carey,
has announced his candidacy for a sec
ond term.
Fall to Reach Peace Basis
Dublin.—The peace committee of the
dntl eireann which has l>een making
efforts to find a ground upon which
the factions In Ireland could unite has
failed to reach a basis for a settlement
It was officially announced Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 1922.
two boungTrlown up
Documenti Are Seized as Flying
Squads Break in on Secret Meet
ings; Roundup Follows Killing
of Two Officers
Chicago.—Fred (Frenchy) Mader
president of the Chicago Building
Trades council, and more thsu i.v;
other labor lenders are being held after
having been caught in a dozen spec
tacular raids on various union head
Tlie roundup resulted from the mnr
der of two patrolmen and the wound
ing of another in a running pistol fight
in which the killers eluded the police
Ihe two murders followed the bombing
of two buildings, the culmination of a
series of disorders believed by the po
lice to have been due to labor warfare
in the building trades.
In ordering the raids. Charles C.
Fltzmorrls, chief of police, declared
that some of the labor leaders were
just as guilty of the murders of the
treo policemen as were the anarchists
of the Haymarket riots. He character
ized the killings as “slaughter" nnd
termed the labor leaders “hoddlums
and ex-convicts.”
The list of those taken Into custody
included the names of some of the
men who have been known for years
hk the leaders of labor In Chicwigo.
Among them were "Big Tim" Murphy,
president of the Gas Workers Union,
and Cornelius “Con" Shea, leader of
the teamsters' strike in 1904. Murphy,
known as Chicago’s lender organizer,
has been out on ball after haring been
sentenced to seven years In prison in
connection with the $360,000 Union
Station mail robbery.
The raids came ns a complete sur
prise. the first being made on the
headquarters of the building trades’
council where a squad of men from the
detective bureau suddenly appeared at
the entrance of the building. The
raiders slammed the doors and then
kept them shut with threats of shoot
ing. A score of labor leaders were
found closeted in conference. They
were taken into custody. and ail the
books and documents In the office
Raida continued on other headquar
ters and saloons known to hare heen
used as hangouts by notorious sluggers
and gunmen who have been connected
by the police with many recent bomb
ings and shootings. Scores of men
were arrested in these minor raids and
n large supply of pistols, sawed-off
guns, and ammunition seized.
The ndght’s reign of terror and blood
shed. which resulted in the raids,
started shortly after midnight when a
bomb was exploded in a garage caus
ing damage estimated at $6,000. It
was hurled through a rear window. It
was said that the company had been
employing glaziers under the Landis
wage award. A short time afterwards
a policeman guarding the plant of the
Sharp nnd Partridge company, where
there hnve heen labor troubles, saw an
automobile stop near the curb. There
were three or four In the car and one
of them shot and killed the patrolman
ns he approached to inspect the ma
chine, which then was driven rapidly
Recent labor troubles have been at
tributed by the police to dissatisfac
tion on the part of certain unions with
the wage award. TJjlr award
wns made by Former Federal Judge K.
M. Ijandls, while acting as a mediator
between the building trades contraci
ors nnd their employes.
Nap Robs Player of Prize
Gary, Ind. —Fatigue nnd loss of sleep
forced “Jock” David Livingston, of
Edinburgh. Scotland, to stop hiR at
tempt to break the long distance piano
playing record here at 1:30 Thursday
morning. This is the second time with
in two weeks that Livingston fell short
of the record of 72 hours, nine minutes
Livingston had played but 66 hours
when he quit, thereby losing a SIO,OOO
prize on which the time limit expired
nt noon Thursday.
Appeal for Flood Aid
Washington.—A country-wide appeal
for funds to aid the destitute in the
flood areas of the Mississippi valley
will be made by the American Red
Cross through the Red dross Courier
The appeal will be addressed particu
larly to nil chapters of the organization
by Judge John Barton Payne, national
chairmen, and will be supported by a
letter from President Hnrding.
Missing as Storm Hits
Omaha. —Five persons are missing,
a score or more are suffering from
minor Injuries and property damage
believed to be largo, has resulted fol
lowing a tornado that struck near Lex
ington, Nebraska, Thursday night, ac
cording to meager reports received
here. The family of Ben Berman, con
sisting of Borman, his wife and three
children, are believed to have been in
the Berman farm home which, it is re
ported, was carried away by the tor
nado. No trace of the residence hae
heen found.

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