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Star (Newspaper) - May 16, 1919, Anniston, Alabama THE WEATHER loudy and Saturday with showers VOL 251 Final Service FRIDAY MAY 16 1917 10 PAGES TODAY Daily aMQ Sunday 16c Pei Sale 5c PER COPY Criticisms of Peace Treat Become Numerous and Come from Many Lands ALIANS PLAYING GAME TO WIN POINT TO TKit is DMA A OK IT IS in s Staff Correspondent Paris May liui nro lurking beneath the of settle ment in the opinion of per sons in close touch with Ihe general situation This rests in lie fact everybody is too ready to 1 Against tile theory that the Eu ropean nations ire too exhausted to fight furthers it is pointed out history shows all countries the past have war like at the end of a long struggle than after an era of peace After the Civil war for instance the United States defied both France anil From fact from come criticisms of the peace treaty and one of the knottiest problems of sition of yet to be set lied The Italians are playing an entirely game Instead of Piling their claims they appar ently are cooperating to the ut most in other work They have not shown any inclination to aban don their claims hut they are not the subject Considering fact the Italian army is not Demobilized and that the Ital ians now occupy all the territory they are claiming the question arises as to who would put the Italians out providing they would so far as to the peace treaties and then refuse to evac the territories they claim are rightfully theirs Such R task eventually would probably fall to he already heavily burden ed league of nations it is heller American influence it an arrangement will be nade whereby the Ukrainians and Poles will cease fighting But this is only one of the numerous mi nor wars that are being waged an Europe Establishment of peace between the Poles and Ukranians Would mean that General Wallers army recently transported from Prance to Poland would available in helping to keep Bolshevik forces So this merely be stopping one war Hansen Says Capital And Labor Can Put Reds Out by Uniting Seattle Mayor Who Kan Bolshevism Out of His City Says Sentiment of Capital Toward Labor is Changing and That the Two Can Get Together on Common Ground and Rout Red Element New York May United roubles in America Hill be minimized If capital and labor get together ind eli minate he Hods on sides Mayor Olc of Seattle de clared in a statement here today There is hut little difference between UK aims of real thought labor men and heir Hanson i have found however that on he of labor there is a small bat preaches anarchy force 1 have found a few reactionaries the employers who are still living in he dim past 1 im firmly con that the of labor mid of will KCt together and control the 1 find that the large employers ot labor are more ready to coop orate with their employees than ever before in my life time have heard men calling labor partner and in open meetin stating that labor should and have good living conditions good wages good and good education for the have heard employers of labor un sparingly condemn employ ers for trying to exploit labor have the golden rule cited as a rule of conduct A few yais ago only a radical labor man would have expressed I lie now prevalent Ko trouble will come to uur land if the government ahead a progressive way anil solves the problems before us The Lane law or law on should be passed in om ploy labor first and to develop homes on our wa j at cost Selective immigration Invs should be passed The bad man of Europe should slay the had man uho is not naturalized should be returned to his if a citizen he should behave him self or be punished according to law Last but nol least laws gov erning business should be made definite and certain We ask the employers to co full speed and many of them do not know where the road would land them or how many toll sates there are ahead of them must know where it is going how it Is going to get there and how long it can stay after it American and British cers Are Told to Wear Mufti Outside Quarters BERLIN PEOPLE SHOW BITTERNESS Drive to Be Launched to Raise for Five Years in South IS FOR GENERAL WORK OF CHURCH Government Perfects Plans for Enforcing Bone Dry July 1 Brewers Who Persist in Making Beer Will Be Prosecuted and Internal Revenue Officers Will Keep Tab on Manu of Beverages Containing Alcohol but Court May Make Task Difficult JS THAT TO UK IX or MOIU HK lilOIS May jr and officers today were ordered o wear plain dress lest the lie incited to of American couriers in uniform are compelled to remain in side he hotel The feeling prevails in Amert 11IH AM May ed close upon he establishment of a fund for rial relief the Southern Bap tist will launch a drive for to e raised during the next five years for general denomina tional work at he rate of a year The decision to raise this can quarters that the fund was marie in the early morn tion against the peace treaty be fore the Hotel Adlon In which persons participated Tues PERSHING SAYS U S WILL DO HER PART IF HUNS REFUSE TO SIGN May Delay Pershing asked what America would do in event the Germans refused to sign the peace treaty 1 she would play ber part whatever that might TO GET TREATY ON MAY 23 PLAN CHAR c assist in carrying on another and such a move could not be con as a real stop toward world peace Arrest Follows Their Arrival With Two Young Girls From Florida Atlanta May 16 Unit ed Press H M Newson of Memphis and J C Walk er of Cocoa were being held without bond here today on white slavery charges following their arrest at a local hotel where the authorities stated they were reg with Shivers IS and Marie Shivers 17 of Cocoa Federal officers from Florida Continued on Tape 1O 4 Young Girl Abandoned Wife and Three Children Aided by Satiation Army Abandoned Mother With Three Little Ones Found Eating Raw Onions and Corn Bread Given by Neighbor in House Devoid of AH Except Ragged Bed Capt Holder Seeks Suitable Home and Work for Girl and Aid for the Wife BY JOHN R discouraged and ready to give up the fight for an hon est living unable to secure work of sufficient lightness to match hci strength without the belter of a home a young girl applied to Cap lain Holder of the Salvation Army headquarters here Thursday eve ning and there found a temporary refuge from which she views the heartless world with a unfavorable to the humankind she came in contact during her first two days among strangers in a strange place Probably Will Be Allowed Only One Week in Which To Consider Acceptance of Treaty By EH L Press Staff Correspondent Paris May tentative date for presentation of the Aus trian peace treaty is May 23 it was learned today The Austrian probably will not be given more than a week for consideration of the terms The program to be followed it is assumed will be similar tr of submitting the German terms in that the ceremony will take place at a plenary session of the peace conference and will lie pre ceded by a secret plenary session of the peace conference and will be preceded by a secret plenary session in which the terms will be finally ratified by the allied dele gates The details of the territoria section of treaty apparently are still in hands of the counci of foreign ministers as the Big Four today took up the militan and naval provisions with the al lied experts That an has not vet been reached in regard to Fiume was indicated in thead mission of Ambassador Page that no progress has been made toward a settlement of that prob Page who Is returning to Rome declared he would make public the compromise plan he submitted to the Big The nature of this compromise has not been learned but it is reported Page told President Wilson that unless Italy realizes her territorial aspirations she will faco a revolu tion church build May United ot the governments policy on enforcement of the July 1 prohibition act was practically finished The policy includes Use of internal revenue officers in reporting violations Collection of the manufacturers liquor ax on nil alcoholic bev erases of more than 5 per cent alcoholic content even though manu in violation of the law Justice department to begin action against brewers a 31 per cent ncer immediately after the handing down of the ex New York court decision justice department agents are collecting evidence of all violations of the act which pro hibits beer manufacture after May 1 no matter what the alco holic content according to the de interpretation Nothing it seems now oan pre vent the United States from going bone dry July 1 as far as sale or alcoholic beverages Is concerned except a court decision declaring the law unconstitutional or repeal of law by congress Internal Revenue Commissioner Roper in a letter to collectors based on an opinion written by Attorney General Palmer them to collect the manufacturers tax on all beverages of more than 5 per cent alcoholic content This tax is collectable even if the man ay be ing hour today following H of debate The money will be used in pro education state home and may be only tly forerunner of even graver ings sanitariums spite the fact the president of pn The coi lice has warned the people there convention cooperating T T must he no repetition of the Adj WOMEN TALK OF loll incident the spirit of unrest The conven tion will meet in Washington T in if the unanimous de cision of tha committee on time and place is approved Washing the contest this IT T after a spirited battle with Women Lead in Dis e in the city is obviously growing and according to allied officials must soon find some outlet In a food riot at Stettin S miles northeast f Berlin ten per sons were wounded yesterday ac cording to advices received and s of the beverage ma of the NATIONS LEAGUE IN BIG CONGRESS told Roper Liability for this tax docs ni depend upon whether tha manu facture and sale are legal or iiio said Palmers opinion The fact that be a brewer is to prosecution under the food av does not relieve him of liability for the tax The result of two laws is that he both liable for the tax and subject to Brewers who are continuing manufacture of beer containing 2 31 per cent hope the New York Federal court wil overrule Attorney General mers contention that the act pro hibits manufacture and sale of al beer and wines of no matter what alcoholic content The department has notified the courts decision may he expected any day gates from in in gharri Richmond Bir FORTUNE Quick Start Urged Upon Aviators by Washington By A E United Press Staff Correspondent Trepassey N JIny Commander Towers announced to day that the three seaplanes and would be started on tne transAtlantic flight this afternoon if possible to Great Dirigible Had Broken From Its Moorings and Started on Wild Flight St Johns N Hay United he afternoon the U S 3 Ed wards said that its search for th CD had been fruitless A wireless message from th British steamer Clan Davidson stated that it had failed in its a cussion and are Divided on Stand to Be Taken Zurich May United League of was discussed at todays session of the international con gress of women American led both sides of discussion Crystal East man denounced the covenant as constituted at present while Emily Green Balch and Mrs 0 Bad of Boston demanded that the con gress support the League The Swiss press is Jane and Jeanette Ran kin as the splendid type ot Amer lean leadership BALTIMORE FEDERALS ARE DENIED NEW TRiAL IN BASEBALL HEARING Washington May ted for a new Vial of the suit n Haiti more Federal base hall league against organized base ball was denied by Justice Stafford of the district supreme court to day Queens Brother Who May Get Post in Canada and the Dutchess of Athlon a stiff breeze along jo Xew coast The planes will jump off car gallons of gasoline The aviators declare it is important that a getaway he today Dispatches from Washing ton are urging a start All the planes are to leave together Their loads are ion pounds lighter crews are six men each The Edwards was unable to in touch the Clan because the steamer failed to state its position in its adio TO WIN GIRL FROM NAVY BLOODHOUNDS ON OF IN MISSISSIPPI All day without a morsel o food dead broke friendless and alone the young girl faced a problem similar to that faced by others of her kind and has often told I lie story of the this sam ple of the average is being given every aid at the Salvation my home in this city where o the poor and unfortunate are aral for as a regular business enterprise by the organization is now asking hat the neo ble of the United Stales have a In work they are doing and which does not find its way into the public print Captain Holder is today seek n suitable home and a suifa employment for the young When asked at Ihe homo of it Holder last night if she had any Ihe girl broke and wepi pitifully Hunger id search for work had her pitiful case lo Hie attention of Tap Holder Thursday ami Its is probably seldom found Visiting the home of a woman the mother of three children aban by the husband and father the welfare worker found them making their evening meal on corn and raw furnish ed by a neighbor who had learned of their plight With a nursing baby in her arms the mother of the three chil dren told her tale of woe to the Salvation Army man and when family awoke Friday morning only another day of uncertainty and dread faced the little The welfare worker provided enough provisions for their pie ent needs The house in which live is bare of furnishings not n table nor a have just enough to gel bv a ragged and insufficient bed for the four Both of the casos to Hip attention of Captain Holder Thursday are entirely deserving according to the opinion be formed an investigation and calls upon the liberal people of Hay United the third time in weeks bloodhounds today are on the trail of negroes accused of breaking into the bed rooms of while women in this vi The community is thoroughly aroused and a repetition of lynching is feared Several negroes charged with the same offense previously tracked by hounds are now in jail awaiting trial Unavoidable Accident Washington May wild flight of the dirigible C5 from its mooring il St Johns N was an ble accident due to the workings of a terrific gale the navy de wa officially informed todav to take a home missionary work in two cases Miss Hetty Kisher yoe man f second class otherwise is now a millionaire twice over to remain in the navy placed on inac tive service She has been wearing he uniform for more than a year is in New was informed recently dial BISHOP BRATTON IS SOCIOLOGICAL Knoxville May United Theodore Bratton of Jackson was unanimously reelected president of the Southern sociological con gress in session here Other cers elected were Judge C Webb of Miss Hello II Bennett of Richard and Dr J W Jont of Shaw nee vice presidents Dr B C of Washington treasurer Dr J K of educational secretary an Tolm P McMalion who was an producer had loft her Ins of more ban PAINTS STATUE OF VETERAN IN Americus May Unit ed James Mc Anally charged with painting tlie statue of Major Henry E Confederate soldier here in the German national colors was found guilty by court martial and sentenced to serve three months at hard labor In Fort McPherson Private McAnally was to Southern aviation field FALL 1200 FEET IN AIRPLANE AND ESCAPE INJURY New Orleans May Unit ed Plunging downward twelve hundred feet into Lake Ponchartrain when n stay wire or their airplane snapped as banked too sharply George Hall and Norman Welling for a local hydroplane company mi escaped with minor injuries thin afternoon They were rescued by employes of Southern yacht dub MOUNT VERNON IS DUE AT PORT May Tho Mount with Secretary of Navy Daniels aboard advised tbo navy department to day i hilt would arrive at Ho at a m tomorrow Number of Handsome Resi dences Are Under Con struction More Planned Home building In Anniston Is becoming more active and prospects are that it will increase rapidly with the adjustments that are expected after the signing of the peace treaty and business generally assumes condi tions Just now Mrs j S is building a pretty bungalow on the corner of Sixth street and Continued on Page 10 Conference of German Dele gates Held and Decision Reached to Reject Treaty REFERENDUM ASKED BY GERMAN PAPERS MAJORITY SAYS ONLY AN IDIOT WOULD THE TREATY AS IT STANDS Condon May exchange tele dispatch from Berlin today reported that Foreign Minister following a conference with the other German delegates had announced lie would not sign the treaty In its present form because the terms could not be fulfilled Berlin May 14 United and the Lokal urged today that a nationwide referendum be held on signing of the peace treaty The Munich Post the most Im portant majority Socialist paper in Bavaria said We neither can accept no re fuse We must sign pro test hoping the entente will come to its Berne an idiot would sign such a Herr Graf majority Socialist in ad dressing a session of the Prussian assembly a Berlin re ported today Assemblyman Hergt charged President Wilson tvita bid faith while Assemblyman said the treaty i a travesty on Wil sons principles Basle May Press great crowd staged a demon stration against the terms in front of the Atlantic hotel in Hamburg headquarters o the American commission to a received from that city today Several orators protested against assassination of the Ger man An interpreter translated speeches for tha benefit of the Americans was no violence 300 ELECTRICAL WORKERS STRIKE ATU S PLANT May d hundred electri cal workers at the United States nitrate plant No 2 here went on strike shortly before noon today the al to accede to the mens demands or an increase in wages from 75 ents to 12 cents per hour Alabama Is Only State Reporting An Increase In Acreage of Cotton All Southern States Report Decreases Report Made to Cot ton Convention Shows That Returning Soldiers an Not Going Back into the Cotton Fields Conven tion Adopts Corporation Charter to Handle Billion a Year is understood that the Duke of Devonshire will soon retire as of Athlone brother of Queen Mary will bo of ferrt this post Tim Duke of Atli lone who is 15 years old proba bly have the Duke of Connaught had it not been for bis duties with tbo army He is the of thn Duko of The Duchess of was 1rln cess Alice of the lute Duke of Albany Orleans Stay was only slate in the South reporting an increase in cotton acreage at the con ference of cotton men here Alabamas acreage was estimat ed at 5 per cent over last year Among the acreage reductions were Louisiana SO per cent Texas 20 per cent South Carolina per cent North Carolina per cent Mississippi 15 per cent Ten 18 per cent Georgia per cent Xo official was received Arkansas or Oklahoma minimum cotton crop Southern cotton men today swung into the final session of their three day convention after unanimously adopting the propos ed charter for the i cotton exports corporation Plans for the organization of the Amer ican cotton association which will cooperate closely with the ex ports corporation were also en embraced Governor Harding ot the Fed eral Reserve Board in an last night declared that the ox ports corporation would not only do great things for the South but for the country which he said needs the sup port The value of the export cotton stated should bo a your Commissioner Davis of stated that tha state acreage in wheat and oats had increased Many fields he said were producing 50 bushels of oats to the acre The cotton crop was estimated to be from twenty to thirty days late this season Soldiers both white and negro are not going back to the cotton fields This was revealed in reports submitted to the crop committee after an investigation Negro soldiers returning from army life are dissatisfied with the conditions and only a small per centage of them are returning to he Ihe report added The statistics compiled show less than five per cent of white soldiers are going hack to farm As a result the committee was old farmers are forced to plant crops requiring the smallest amount of labor Since the hinds vill be poorly cultivated South trn farmers state that it will be Impossible to raise more than the Captain Charles Frederick Sil vest or has arrived from whore he served with the if vision and is at present In Wash Inslon where hn has Seen joined by Mrs Silvester Mary
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