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Star (Newspaper) - July 16, 1919, Anniston, Alabama THE WEATHER For and Fair tonight and Thursday VOL 312 Armistice Is On ln Senate While Fighters Prepare Renewal of Hostilities Over League of Nations Ex f Thursday SHANTUNG WEAK SPOT IN TREATY OF CON IN IT AM RATIFICATION BY 1 Press Staff Correspondent Washington July There was an armistice to day In senate debate over tho of Nations while leaders of sides prepar ed for resumption of hostili ties tomorrow Senator Hitchcock lender who was pre vented froin seeing President yesterday fy the stormy session 071 tbe to go to the White to receive information to be used io he ar of League ents Interest continued to coiner in the probability of a call by thu fvo g relations committee t the White House Indications today were that no definite action will be taken on this until the read Ing of the peace treaty in com has been finished By that time it will be apparent what clauses need explanation it was pointed out and the committee I will be that much better able to decide whether it will be ary to Question President Wilson The situation today remained as it has been for ten days Some advocates of reservations to the treaty were discouraged ex cept with regard to some inte gral phrases to he inserted In the resolution of ratification Shantung Weak Spot The Shantung settlement ap today to be a weak spot in the treaty But even though the hostility to this clause is very great administration senators declared that when the country understands that a reservation on this point might be taken in Japan as a serious affront the pressure will be brought to bear on tre senate will insure acceptance even of Shantung Injection of nto the debate has livened it The dis cussion will be continued Thurs day when Senator Borah will again call up his resolution re garding the alleged Protest against the Shantung decision said to have been filed with President Wilson by Lansing White and Bliss Senator Sher man and possibly Senator Lodge are expected to discuss the Shan tung clause at length on that SKIRTS MUST BE MADE SHORTER AND SKINNIER FOR CLOTH IS SCANTY Vorli July Init ed will er bis fall even if the pock ets have to IK moved north or much skinnier fabric buy ers meeting hero are one in savins it has not to lie done for Hitre isnt HlinK enough to so around If some on yard scenery I bey say somebody else has to stay home And all this because silk norms have join ed the are watermelons or something In stead of cotton lambs arc break ing altitude records who tolls is gelling to lie an commodity Press Leased Wire Service Final Edition ALA WEDNESDAY JULY 16 1919 10 PAGES TODAY Daily mid Sunday Pet Sale PER COPY E IMS TO El HERE I U I E I LM I B U Important Executive Com Meeting to Be Held July 30 IS PRELIMINARY TO CONVENTION JULY 30 roil FIVE PRISONERS BEGIN TERMS AT THE COUNTY JAIL Five federal prisoners given suspended sentences at the last term of the federal district court already reported at the Cal county Jail and begun their term Twentyfive or thirty er prisoners of tbe same class are due to begin their terms on Au gust 1 and County Jailor Farrell a busy month There are now 25 state and county prisoners confined in the county jail several of whom ne awaiting trial while others nvi awaiting result of appeal to high er courts President Preparing Speech to Senate On French Aid Agreement Washington July United Wilson understood to have work drafting the speech he will to the senate in for ratification Iho agreement where by America and Britain arc to aid France against unprovoked German Will Be Substituted by New Policy Toward Ireland Is Belief HOME RULE NOT FAVORED CLAIM GO VK N MI 11 j T A TO ATI OX OV HO lUIE IS London July Tint ed the Irish home rule which was to IK operative six af ter the war will ho shelved for i policy t he opinion today follow ing a declaration in ho houst of Lords last night by Lord Hu head formerly Sir Frederick K Smith and ex General There are not 12 cips in Ireland favoring the pres ent home rule hill Lord Birken head said That makes it cer tain that tho government will take steps to prevent its operation Tho government intends an early de and will not be a party to any policy its friends The House of Lords adopted nn amended motion demanding an expression on the Irish question before he session of parliament end Lord announce ment was tbe first official state ment of policy along the lines of Sir Ian recent i with the United Press Referring to Kir Edward Car son Lord Birkenhead said I must express surprise that those persons who have been puh reassured by men in a posi tion enabling them to give assur ance should judge the present moment opportune for menacing declarations with regard to con which have not arisen and they know will not arise Lord Bryce declared he had spent a week in Ireland recently and knew a state unrest nnd anxiety existed Only the army prevents worse disorder he said OK IX hers of the irc nf Short Linn in this city XI is prs i the minis convention to he to or der diy fortho selection of ji route bfl wren Ann is ton and road boosters of hf live wire kind 10 and Treat interest H fell in tlie coming of of tho ninch talked of Thu rail com mit o in jr and t ho KP rural hn hoen nnt nut th of the Friendship nt hu la by S A Jary of the and all nf he cl t OS n d town in the A1 a bami and section nf the Florida Short are to lie in two meetings A Finis ton Chamber of Cnm is plans for an or tlie sever al hundred whn are n on July and a big free is to be onr of thp features of i lie inn Tho place for sonins he has not boru ed but tho plans for giving boosters a rea 1 feed are going ah rail by Iho nf the lo cal civic body A F of tbe C In in bus Ca Chamber of Com merce is chairman of tbe execu tive of thu Florida Short I ton to and the following Persians are members J W Adams county H PT Heard county Roy Harris county N Clit fin Stewart county J If Hardy Troup county C C Perkins Sum county and 1 A Tor roil county The following Alabama ties represented C S Bent ley Coosa county T J Lee J L Herring J IT Ingram Clay W R Merrill Cle S ga Hen Russell Tallapoosa J C Wright and Charles R Bell Reading of the WiH Cellars for Private f i O I I 1 Search Is Made for Victims of NSH Wrecked in Air Over North Sea THINK LIGHTNING STRUCK AIRSHIP is or SKV KOK OK TWO AM July yl WHS lodny for hf ol AS1 1 up a flight over he Soi last AM fo lioen Josl wore JUKI ten mm aboard Tho uas hod to llin ml no fieri Persons living on tho Norfolk coast declare hrant a of ami saw debris fall the sen It in ho tin either was struck by or gine rouble Tim ship left where Mic and are for a sea cruise Monday Intil the HlMs of 10S and 10 minutes in the air on her transAt Inn tic the held Mie record with hours continuous Allied Army to Move J On Vienna to Wrest It From the Soviets Final Armed Allies and Hungarian Holshe viki Appears Inevitable lo Remove Ked Menace to Ku iupe Drastic Action Planned Iiris July A UK s ami ht Kls Vienna lln Ivo Tho allies In il lll nul I ill will I Tin as fully is lh HI ly the rc tn upon a t i in Io hiir own ln invent In with on a basis il wis in I hoy in i and il In io into Slovenia ri varia I to asking the l thn must That Marshal Kuili lias t iol o Central am a if II WHS Vienna ran IHI Prom tho nt i llu fur ji In is 111 Hint u wan and Polish with and Kalian nro for arlion it said Meanwhile Swiss iin tho Hungarian RodH WIMB by Soviet troops Knn Soviet has by the allies ill Tbo is Iho result of order bonds in Hungary Knn sent a to tbo denying ho was violating terms of tho armis tice Ho Hie Slovaks and Ihn Rumanians woro Hie offenders and asked ac L B RAINEY IS LEADING UN RACE FOR CONGRESSIONAL NOMINATION IN THE SEVENTH Ait July 5 returns from tbe democratic primary fur tbo nomination of a to suc ernd John Burnett In of the Columbus meeting selection of the temporary route advertising adoption of the constitution and bylaws and reports from officers of association are to be some the items of business transact ed at the coming convention of road delegates and other matters of great importance to the road project will bo brought up for the attention of the delegates QUARTERMASTER AT CAMP GOES TO Major Kobert E Scott con strue ion quartermaster at Camp and chief of the ties organization is this week in Washington on business matters pertaining to his depart ments Major Send will have several important conferences with department officials during war hia in tho capitol and somo im portant announcements aro ex upon his return to the can Hobson City Executive Local Authorities Are Warned in Letter A black hand letter in d ink and filled with vile epi against all of tho Hobron ty officials Sheriff Deputies and Loc and all of tho officials lo stay indoors after dark at nights i just liccn received by J D acting mayor of Hohson City and turned over to tho sher iff for investigation The letter bears the postmark of he Anniston postoffice and threatens the lives of the sheriff and hts deputies because of their of law enforcement Parker immediately or dered an investigation after read ing the letter Wednesday morn ing and promises that every ef fort will be made to apprehend the writer of the epistle Newman ONeal who served as mayor of the negro town for sev eral years has already become frightened because of the receipt of similar letters It Is said and moved to Ohio several ago giving up a government po sition and sacrificing his home in the negro town The present In cumbent in the negro town Is evi dently to be made tho target for a similar attack The acting mayor of tbe negro town was ad vised by the sheriff Wednesday to pay no attention tn Uie contained in the letter but to Congress from Seventh dis are si 1 11 P indica tions arc that U U U still leading so far gives Rainey a majority of votes with Davis BURGOMASTERS DEATH CHARGED TO AMERICANS 9 Berlin July in According tn a to Iho Union Hurger of near Li m burg was attacked by d runic ou American soldiers one of whom struck him with a machine gun resulting In his death FORMER KAISERIN SUFFERS SERIOUS HEART TROUBLE Berlin July 15 Delayed Press Reports from stated the for mer Ki f orin vi from a serious of hru by a chill continue his lo wipe out and all brandies of in that The o mayor wris Friends following In tho order named Meagre reports from Cullman and counties give Davis a load leads by a majority In Cherokee coun ty while In St county ho has a stoniK majority connly carried by John F Kellon An unusually light vole waa poled over the district Ilo are coming In slowly HENRY INGRAM AT HOME AFTER ARMY SERVICE Henry son ot Mr and Mrs U M Ingram returned to tho city yesterday with an army discharge from Fort Corporal Ingram began his army years ago when ho waa drafted and assigned to tho medl cnl department stationed nt Ogle thorpe in which organization ho remained until he received his discharge Corporal Ingram says that he ia just what ho will do now hat he Is out of the army hut he intends to remain In An d A Man tnd The will man who bring him lo slain to find Irlter b the lter and fore the 10000 WORKERS Chicago Tuiy thousand workers of tho International Harvester com puny plants here were on today according to figures by tho company The tractor and reaper plants are According to fho statement the strikers made no nor gave any reason for Wages have been 11 pnr cent since 1014 tho slat added Take Crew of 40 From Ves sel by Force in New York Harbor During Might SURROUND ALL PIERS TODAY OK IS PI IMl DOCKS New York July iUd both fronts by to possible rc of rat ions by striking visited Word pi or in lyn nt ami i of from a wore mot hy u score of police men nnd bad been frody in night nearly 1 000 firemen and water endera paraded along South street visiting vessels on which It was reported strikebreakers wero ai work Issuance of orders for a al walkout by tho Marine Fire men and Oilers un ion has Increased the scope ol the strike which It If believed may spread to steamship piers was piling up at wharves and railroad terminals with no relief In sight Efforts made lo in duce longshoremen to walk out but of that union refuse to nay what action they intend to take STEAMER TOWS SINKING VESSEL United hns till United States in tow and ia making or the to navy radio today Tho Alli son In in u sinking condition and It will probably lake 10 hours to reach shore tho added Tho and tho cutter went to nf tho Allison which ont S 0 S calls late last night Drys Have Enough Votes to Eliminate Home Stocks ACTION EXPECTED THURSDAY OUT IF STOCKS 10 Private of bo prohibition irui should ultra in do dill in tho so Hint pos of oven it is In residence for use shall bo a nt and a member o judiciary today announced will offer the amendment claim nK that prohibition Is to flivver out unless home stocks ire Drys undoubtedly have enough voles to eliminate home stocks roll mil enn ho obtained and monitors forced 10 gj on re cord but the liberals and every effort to prevent ip cnl on Morgans amend lent believing It can ho bus de foaled Prohibition enforcement not como up until late Thursday as the veto on the sun dry civil and tho new must bf first KOLCHAK ARMY IS DRIVEN OUT OF URAL REGION London July United dispatch to the Times from Ekaterinburg dated July 11 reported Admiral forces woro evacuating the city A picked force of Russians train ed by the British held to the last It was stated and then retired to their lines of communication The dispatch pointed out that loss of Ekaterinburg In tho rich Ural region was hound to heavily upon Iho politi cal situation at Omsk son To Invite Republican Senators Into Conference With Him on the Treaty With senate debate over the peace treaty and the League of Nations already hot The dent is making ready to inject Into the controversy an issue probably will increase tho of the argument Just when he will appear bo fore the senators with the agree ment is problematical and it is relieved depends largely on the development a In tho present bate At the moment which Is most opportune for mother in behalf of tbe at Paris tbe dents friends look for him ro co o the capitol Before starting on his trans tour thn President is to havo a long confer mro with Secretary en route home from learn from him tlv present f col ing in Europe nnd bring up to dote the information he will use in hi speeches ap pealing for support for tho cove nant nnd treaty An parly is anticipated from tbe white housn to Senator Lodes asking for thn alleged secret between Ja pan and Germany Government officials say they have no knowl of it much discussion to day the on bis tour would homo nf opponent nf the nf Nations It was would a speech probably nf to to ovn and constituents his reasons for urc ing tfi Stales to join the League 1 July Un I Hed Wil son is preparing to invie a num ber of leading Republican tors lo confer with on the ponce treaty and thu League of Nations it announced at tlie White House Tho u HIM cfin of whom aro to bo immediately to call on the President was in line wih Wilsons new policy of to 1 of It was likely ho would Tkn the airs info liis wih regard the at Paris and thus penk to weaken opposition to the trenty and the of in tbe senate and prevent the of ratification being made a one be the Republican and Democratic par ties Senator member of the foreign relations committee will make an early call on President it waa stated The foreign relations committee now has the treaty under con Rid ora tion ilson also invited Senator Chamberlain to tho u Significance wan attached to this as ill feeling is reputed to hav existed between Presidnt ant the Oregon senator since Chamberlain denounced the iov military policy dunng i up inti thu oi tho ii h n Mms tin 1 Tho offer to loll thf sennit itn for eign relations the in in if h In inad in hl lant o thf Thin proposal WAA through Hitchcock who said receive of fm 21 No to i the rid EIVS ounce in nt IF YOU SHOULD SEND A TO THE WRONG ADDRESS you would hardly export if to accom its purpose Tht business meit who uu in need of holp may be safely Till COLUMNS OF THIS Mes sages thus sent THIO proceedings is disposed of B Harrison governor of on President Wilson this morning nnd discussed with him nf the insular ment lover nor Harrison plans tn return to tlie on first ship Hint nails Appointment of President with and Dr Kn present at tvo Civil Service ft minis Morrison nnd and H W S S darner of is hls vacation with rfil ii ives nnd friends in Mr lamer was em ployed us a nt tho L X moving to the Ten FORMER KING OF SAXONY REQUESTS MERCY FOR KAISER Berlin July f Delayed former of Saxony It was today has urg ing to prevent ot Raids Made on New York Drug Stores Reveal Ex tensive Traffic New York July have begun a campaign to stamp out the traffic In habit forming Two raids on drug storus night turned up soven prisoners Six were ed wilh violation of the Harrison act while the other an alleged addict was held as n material witness In one dru store several hun dred ounces of narcotics weri seized Hundreds of tions for tho drugs were found said to he signed by physicians Tho agents after closing place moved to another drug store on the edge of the theatrical district whore they found cally tlie same conditions WRIT IS GRANTED RESTRAINING USE OF RAND BOOKS New York July writ restraining ney General Newton and officials of tho Lusk legislative gating committee from using hooks and records of the Rand school institution of the Ameri can Socialist party was granted by Justice McAroy ia the supremo court These records wero seized in I raid hy detectives of the commit tee Juno 12 Under the writ p prohibition evidence contained in tho seized records cannot ba used when the cnse of the stats to revoke thn schools j July Soldiers Treated In Cruel Manner By Their Officers Say Witnesses Washington July charges brought by mo lust Saturday of cruelty o soldiers in France caught in thn of the Paris American been moru than by if called by the committee to tbo house Several former soldiers who had been continued in prison camps near Paris and in what was called Iho In Paris told the committee of cruel That Iho striking of prisoners by was not uncommon was tho assertion if Paul telegraph battalion who declared that he had seen as many as fifty men beaten during his eleven days at prison camp No 2 near of lie received hs said Thi wero deprived of all and were not allowed to smoke told committee Ifn he camp es built for 300 men and said that into this space 1200 had hinn crowded forc lie left The men were starv ing in d01 th and dug in swill barrels or ate potato vith relish ho testified baso Xo he saw R doing kitchen police of prisons
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