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OLUME 2 NUMBER 175. THE CREENEVILLE DAILY SUN, MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1919. FIFTEEN CENTS A WEEK QREENEVILLI Attorney General Palmer Threatens Prosecution of All Beet Sugar Refiners r I i Senate to Ratify WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. (By United Press.) Attorney-FxDOrterS Ufffe general tallUVl KJUajr uucaicucu jiuovvuuuiw ujuiu.u uviii agar refiners who ask higher prices than those set by the sugar qualization board. Wholesale price fixed by the board, Palmer announced, re- ealed, "is ten cents cash less two per cent, seaboard basis." Palmer's warning was telegraphed beet sugar refiners hroughout the country. The Department of Justice is co-operating with the equaliza- bn board to get beet sugar on the market at a fair price in rder to relieve the present shortage, it was indicated. NEW YORK, Oct. 18. Early rati fication of the peace treaty was urged in a resolution adopted yesterday at the closing session of the American Manufacturers' Export association, in convention here. "Delay in ratifying peace," said the resolution, "has contributed to in dustrial hesitancy and stagnation throughout to the world, ajs well as to social unrestt and for tha, reason the manufacturing exporters of the nation urge upon the senate tho neces- ndustrial Conference Will Not Break Up in a Fight, If President Wilson Has the Power to Prevent It!sityforcar!yratificationof thetreaty i oi peace. ! "When our government shall have WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. (By United Press.) President ! ratified the peace treaty, the peace Wilson will not permit t heNational Industrial Conference to 'so concluded shall be industrially a reak up in a fight, it was learned on high authority at the,r?al Peace and American manuiac- hite House today. I ... nu. . t. Cmtrn If any delegates quit the conference the President will name ; Powers in the manner that their tn- ubstitutes, or cause them to be named, it was made clear. Even j dividual interests may dictate, but in hould an entire errouD walk-out. the administration would make! the allocation of output and the ex- n effort to have it replaced. The industrial conference is here to see this thing through ti the attitude taken at the executive mansion. So much is at take the government cannot afford to let the conference go to pieces. Secretary Lane adjourned the morning meeting of the con- erence because only the public and labor groups were present. The employers' group were still in caucus on the question of ollective bargaining. Judge Gary, of the steel corporation, returned to Washington oday and announced that he would make a statement during he day outlining his position on issues before the body. ! Boy Strung Up f Glass Signs Tells on Pal Largest Check t1 Ever Drawn t WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. J Secretary Glass has put his J name to a check for $2,648,- J ! 309,171.53, said to have been 4 J the largest ever drawn. It wns J I made payable to the treasurer j of the United States, but did J f not involve a transfer of that J J amount of money. It was made 4 necessary to account for re- J J demptions of certificates of in- J J debtedness -and other obliga- J J tions in June. J J The largest check ever drawn J on the treasury for outgoing J J money was lent to Great Brit- J J ain. J J J J J 500 Soldiers Will Be Used in Unloading Vessels Tied Up By Strike Conciliation Commission Meets Again Today NEW YORK, Oct. 20. (By United Press.) Five hundred oldiers arrived here today and will be employed in unloading essels of the United' States Shipping Board tied up in this harbor by the longshoremens' strike, army officials at Hoboken nnounced. Meanwhile the conciliation commission appointed by Secre tary of Labor Wilson met again today in an attempt to end the strike. After Comfortable Night President Is Feeling Much Better No Further Trouble From Attack of Indigestion WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. (By United Press). President Wilson passed a comfortable night, it was stated at the While louse this morning. The attack of indigestion which he suf ered yesterday caused no further trouble. President Wilson is comfortable this morning, says bulletin issued by the President's physician shortly before noon. The bulletin further says, "the President's digestive disturbance has tension of credit gjnerous considera tion should always be given by the manufacturers of the Un.tcd States to the needs of those people with whom they have been associated in the war." Establishment of a central dVdo matie staff to make all appointments in the diplomatic and consular serv ices, with the except'on of ambassa dors and ministres, is recommended in a committee report presented to the convention. The staff would consist of the Sec retary of State as chairman ex-officio. and four members appointed by the. President from, the past and present diplomatic sendee and subject to con firmation by the Senate. They would hold office during good behavior. Civil service regulations are urged by the committee to apply to the entire diplomatic and consular sys- I terns with the exception of ambas sadors and ministers "because they are the personal representatives abroad of the administration." The report expresses the belief that the proposed central staff would "re move these systems from all partisan political interference." Attractive salaries, adequate allow ances for living expenses and pur chase and maintenance by the gov ernment of official residences for both services also are recommended. The committee further urged that the present force of commercial at taches and trade commissioners of the bureau of foreign and domestic com merce be increased by 22 at salaries ranging from $(5,000 to $12,000. At present only two receive more than $6,000. W. Z. Harshbarger Highly Honored At the present session of the IIol slon Conference of the Methodist Episcopal church now being held in the First M. E. Church, Knoxville, Mr. W. Z. Harzbarger was highly honored by being elected one of the lay dele gates to the General Conference of !he Methodist Episcopal Church which meets in Des Moines, Iowa, next May. Mr. Harshbarger ne of the most influential and honored members of not only the local church in Johnson City, but in the whole Holston Confer ence, and his election to this high po sition not only speaks of his popular ity in the Conference, but is a sig nal honor for the local church, as he is the first local layman to be sent to the General Conference in a great many years. Mr. Baumgardner to Be Made Grand Master Odd Fellows subsided almost completely. After resting comfortably this morning. a fairly good night he is Knoxville Street Railway Completely Tied Up by Strike , men have a right to reopen the agree j ment and if this decision is adverse to its contention, then to arbitrate the wage question. The union claims that the war labor laid down their tools at midnight and joined the strike, leaving the plant in the hands of two foremen, who will endeavor to continue its operation with the assistance of several new men who were rushed to the scene by the superintendent. By the walkout of the powerhouse employes, the city load is thrown on the Ocoee plant, but officials of the company stated at a late hour last night that they believed enough men , boards' award gave the right to . nnen the wace scale at six months'! ... vvnvvii.T.F o,t. 1R Knoxville' i,..aia. tw thu W,1 f. in 001,1,1 1,p Pta at thp "team plant m.w....., -- .....i, , , . iv nwure uit. ciiy u 1 us ngnt am will be without street car service to- existence now and, therefore, the, day and the city will be dependent wage scale may be taken up directly; upon, the Ocoee hydro-electric plant with the company. The union has' power should any trouble develop on the transmission lines. As long a? the city load is placed on the Oeoer !h nlprtrir ltv uniess there is a n(Tr,ra,l tn m-liitrntp rnp wnirp scale speedy adjustment of the street car, but has refused to arbitrate its right p'ant" he current m"st Pa'- through mnlnrnot nf the Knoxville Railway t r.nn tV,ot nuafin Thp ninn tlle ''a,lwi,v company's plant and be 00, and fiij cents an transformed from 06,000 volts down & Light company which went into et- now asks 5f for'f nnipt.lv nt midnieht. - iVinm- tu f,.;i,p ffWtfi Pvprv motomum.i , . ..' wvwer lines. As long as no trouble conductor, shopman.um. powerhouse on th of the offi(.ias to continue j J - the p m, ne, . emnlove of the company with the ex-' tu: uu ctMJo:'Mhh to 0,,e mm to .uia nH fpW forp. . i switchboard and assure the city of helium i - - oreakers. men. Approximately 250 men are out. i ... , ,. .. ... .;! Unirn employes will hold another Both the company and the union . .... . . meeting this morning at 10 :00 o clock are wil ing to arbitrate, but on dif-; . , at the Eagles -home, ferent points. 'Dip oomnanv claims that under the I Qu Midnight. nvvird of the national war labor. The regular schedule of the car j last night. odoshrdlu mfwyypamm " . -1 ... t . i ..til I. t.'l. J. !1 11 bmrd erantinir the mne an increase service was carrieu oui last nigni and aimougn me stnKe is consiaereu oy its current. vSuperintendents of th-j various dn partments were on the scene at the hour of the walkout last night. Th;; men left their jobs in perfect order, BRISTOL, Oct. '20.--John D. Bautn rardner. of this citv, is to be elected grand master of the Independent Or dei of Odd Fellows for the State of Tennessee nt the grand lodge, which convenes today at Chattanooga. Ac cording to the custom of the lodge, Mr. Baumgardner will be selected grand master without opposition. He is now serving as deputy grand master, while Judge R. B. Williams, of Lawrenceburg, is grand master. Several members from the lodge from Sullivan county r.re expected to attend the Chattanooga conference Virginia Farmer Hangs Himself CHATTANOOGA, Oct. 20. When indignant citizens of James county put a rope around the neck of James Oliver, wounded boy robber and strung him up to the limb of a tree near Ooltewah shortly after midnight Saturday night, he broke down and told them the name of hi seompanion, who he said shot and killed Deputy Sheriff W. B. Mcintosh, a few hours earlier. Oliver, who is not yet twenty-one, and Ed Martin, who is charged with the killing of Mcintosh, are said to have barricaded a point on the Dixie highway just south of Ooltewah short ly after dark Saturday night and held it until nearly midnight, while they held up and robbed occupants of all automobiles and other vehicles that passed. Citizens who heard of their activi ties and went armed with pistols and shotguns to arrest them, were them selves captured by the boy bandits and at one time six men and one wo man were huddled along the roadside, covered with the pistol of one robber, while the other waited behind his bar ricade for other vehicles to bring fresh victims. This was after Mcintosh had been shot, and for some time his body av beside bis automobile, his friends not knowing whether he was dead or j alive. Thev know that he lived for a few minutes after he was shot, but I the bandits would not permit them to ittend to his injuries and they do nol know when he died. But for the wound that Oliver re ceived from the pistol of K .L. John- ion, who accompanied Mcintosh to the barricaded spot on the road, the road agents" might have stayed on antil daylight. Oliver kept complain ing that he was bleeding to death and his companion finr.lly ordered his vic tims to take the boy back to Oolte wah where a physician could attend him. When they started, Martin slip ped away in the darkness. Martin and Oliver were both recent y discharged from the army, Posses, iccompanied by bloodhounds, are scouting the hills of James county for Martin. Oliver has been brought to the jail in Chattanooga for safe keeping. Senats Leaders Plan Adjournment of Congress Immediately After Final Vote on Treaty Little Headway Made WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. (By United Press.) Adjourn ment of Congress will follow closely on the final treaty vote, according to plans of Senate leaders today. Hope of enacting the program of domestic legislation out lined by President Wilson has been abandoned until the regular session in December. House leaders and chairmen of important committees con tinue to urge the passage of important legislation, but the steer ing committees are finding too much difficulty in making head way because of the treaty debate. Maurice Mayes, Negro Murderer, of j Knoxville, Is Being Taken to State Penitentiary to Await Electrocution KNOXVILLE, Oct. 20 (By United Press) Maurice Mayes, negro murderer, sentenced to death in the electric chair for the murder of Mrs. Pertie Lindsay on August 30, is being taken to the state penitentiary at Nashville. The crime for which Mayes is convicted precipitated bloody race riots for which several score of persons now await trial. Mayes was converted in his cell yesterday. lie still declares himself innocent. 52 Parisians Killed By Big Guns and Aeroplane Raids Investigation to Be Made as to Charges That Employes of Federal Trade Com. Engaged as Propaganders WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. (By United Press.) Investiga tion of charge that employees of the Federal Trade Commis sion "are engaged in socialistic propaganda" is called for in a resolution introduced by Senator Watson, of Indiana, today. Watson accompanied the resolution with the statement that he isn't asking investigation in an effort to aid he meat packers. Second Aviator to Complete Trans Continental Flight, Capt. Donaldson, Arrived at Mineola This Morning NEW YORK, Oct. 20. (By United Press.) Captain J. O. Donaldson, piloting single-seater airplane, arrived at Mineola at 10:03 this morning. He is the second aviator to complete the endurance flight fronj Mineola to San Francisco and return. Seven Person Injured When the "Royal Palm" Runs Against Jacksonville Limited in Yards at Macon, Ga. Jacksonville Limited in the yards here early today. Seven persons were injured; none fatally. PARIS, Oct. 20. Tha total cas- MACON, Ga.. Oct. 20. The "Royal Palm" passenger train, ualties in Paris resulting from r80uthbound on Southern railway, sideswiped the northbound raids ano snens ini'own ny uernian ong distance guns were 52 persons '(illed and 1,224 wounded. These fig ures were given today by M. Evain, president of the municipal council, 'n an address in connection with the conferring of the Croix de Guerre on the city of Paris. last year, the agreement is to last for , the cars were brought into the "barn" the duration of the war that the war as usual after the completion of the k not ended and thai ruture claims last run, but their crews left them could be taken up only before the there with the intention of staying) same body. This award was for 36,; out until the company expresses its 3S and 40 cents an hour, according willingness to open an arbitration on to length of service. The company the wage scale question in accordance has offered to increase this to a max- j with their demands, imum of 46 cents and has offered to j Employes at the powerhouse, he arbitrate the question of whether theing affiliated with tho carmen's union, both parties as being a crucial test of the other's strength. BRISTOL, Oct. 20. Dave Buchan nun, a prominent farmer of near Ma rion, Va., is dead as the result of hav ing committed suicide yesterday by hantrinc himself with a trace chain from one of the rafters in his barn according to reports reaching hen The cause of the act is supposed to have been insanity, although it is said he appeared to be in a perfectly ra tional state of mind when last seen, only a short time before the act was committed. He was a member of a prominent Virginia family, and was a cousin of Lieutenant-Governor 15. F. Buchannan of Virginia. Surviving him are his wife and one daughter. Aviators Drop Wreaths on Grave of Roosevelt N'EW YORK, Oct. 20. four avia tors will fly over Oyster Bay today bearing wieaths from the Roosevelt Rough Riders, the American Legion, the Spanish-American War Vc-tenor and the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, which will be dropped upon the grave jf Col. Theodore Roosevelt. This is one of the features planned bv the Roosevelt Memorial associa tion to mark the opening of Roose velt week in Greater New York. In each of the five boroughs of the city natriotic memorial servicer; will be held. 49 Republicans, 6 Democrats Stand for Reservations A. M. GREEN VISITS BROTHER Mr. A. M. Green, of Coffeyville, Kans., is visiting his brother, H. A. Green, of this place. This is Mr. Green's first visit back home since he left here 53 yeara ago. LOST One pair 18-inch boots; Red King Brand, No. 8. May Jiave been placed in, wrong car. Will appreciate finier bringing to Sun office for reward. C. E. Weems. 2-175-lt. WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. --The long treaty fight in the senate is about lo enter its final phase. Leaders hope luring the coming week to clear away all proposed amendments and make -ubstantial progress in the framing Bolsheviki's Offer for Peace Is Turned Down by Finns HELSINGFORS, Oct. 18. (By United Press.) The Finnish parliament has rejected the peace offer from the Bolsheviki, according to dispatches reaching here yesterday. re-submission, and his illness has left believe that by to dumg they will be the administration leaders somewhat i also able to serve the eauso of general in the dark. I peace of the world. Whatever delay To Swin Party Whip. I th"" mA? bp in final "rT,0n UP"" lhe There have been intimations thlltitreaty will be caused by those who are should reservations Wnaccepteble to J thp Americanization of the the administration be put into thett' -y proper reservations-reser-ratification resolution, the mlminis-H1 "t once uneqv.rvocr.1 and effec tntion forces would vote "no" on tive. 1 1 I it i I. Ml "Ml Ut 'III. Ikn fotiAxotitn vAK f'lll Ult thir ... i - i r . Virtually conceding that no amend- - the two nmemimems lor equai.- nents will' be adopted, the opposition Holers are not ready to say how tinn of votinpr strength in the league managers are determined to qualify ., ... .. :,u come to it, lie iiUiiynin re.Muuuim wmi r i.-st:i v Jons and Senator Lodge, tile repub- 'ican leader, declared in a statement I they will cross that bridge until they may l)C, consj,fred together for the It would take only thirty- ..... of ,.vn(.(iit ion. thoinrh it is though 'three votes to prevent ratification. m().0 lik(,y th;(t th(, om pr0po.-,ed by I In his statement last night Senator!,, t Johnson, republican, Califor- T 3 i-.v ,t . ast night, that a decisive majority ,'0,w W""'" v. '""ia. to give the United Mates six for reservations that """ " ""ul" " ,"'v""" ' ! votes in the league assemmy win ne n further delay m senate action, indi-j. . fi t -rK, 0tK,r js )y Sen- eating that the whip would be applied . , republican. New Hamp- would stain would be "unequivocal and effective Privately the opposition leaders de clared M '. l o'i'.V'.: claim was iiacKeai iy iiir uiMJvi si ..t lining (iiiiuui 1 1 ii i; u-j timllv in ii rnrrmlete iinrppment nnionrri all of the fortv-nine republicans and!the two parties can go in stemming ,iv ,!,,m,.,ts to s.:,,wl together for! 'he tide of talk is very uncertain. a reservation program evolved after to hold down debate. Quick action1 j ial.-o is a slogan of the administration minion ind would prevent British do s from sitting in the league many weeks of confe, ence-:. It was said not all of the details had been Their hope is to get started today on the last of the committee amendments proposing equalization of voting pow- agreed upon, though on general prin-!''' "l the League oi isauonsn, anu mi 1 it. III.; n J-.H .riples and in some cases on hraseology i dispose oi uiem witmii a u.., . itself the fifty-five senators had been Senator Lodges statement brought, very close togetiier. How far the remaining forty-one senators will go in their opposition to reservations is nn uncertain ques tion even in the nnn.is of some of their leaders. They have stood un swervingly through the. long fight for President Wilson's program of a rati fication that would not require the treaty's re-submis.sion to 'he other powers. Hut it is for the President himself to decide finally whether any reservations adopted i!o require such made public after he had talked over the situation with a number of republi can and democratic reservationists, follows: "A decisive majority of the senate will vote for reservations, attached to the resolution for ratification, which will protect the peace, safety, sover eignty and independence of the Unit ed States. To Americanize Treaty. "The one object of these senators is to Americanize the trsaty and they council. About three hours work remains to finish the formal reading of the treaty text, and it is the purpose to take up these two amendments immediately afterward. A vote maycome Tues day or Wednesday, and the general prediction is that both of the proposal 'as well as other amendments to be offered by individual senators later will be defeated. While formal consideration of res ervations will not be undertaken until all amendments are out o' Uie way, the conferences regarding them are to continue daily this week and substan tial progress is hoped for. When the final vote will come is another ques lion; some senators say within ten days and some say it will be six weeks.