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Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1919, Fort Wayne, Indiana READ THE FIRST CHIEF TAHAN STORY ON PAGE FIVE FORT WAYNE IS THE PEOPLE'S WAYNE AND NORTHERN INDIANA'S LEADING HOME NEWSPAPER AND WANT AD MEDIUM PAGES TO-DAY FOUNDED NEWS OF THE WORLD THURSDAY MORNING JUNE 19 1919 BY ASSOCIATED PRESS PRICE THREE CENTS il SENATE TEST VOTE AGAINST EXEMPTING BEER AND WINE Certain Defeat of Efforts to Change War Time Prohibition Measure Seen in Action Tabling a Motion by Senator Phelan Advocates Make New Move in House WOULD GIVE PRESIDENT POWERS ATLANTIC CITY X J June Radical and conservative delegates attending the reconstruction tion of the American Federation of Labor clashed again to-day The contest which arose over a tion proposing inauguration of a icy of initiative and referendum within the ranks of organized labor vas marked by a display of bitter vote of 55 to 11 in the senate late to-day against an feeling which as was the tion proposal By that margin the senate tabled a motion by Senator WASHINGTON June defeat for efforts to have congress exempt beer and wine from operation of the war time prohibition law was seen in an overwhelming Another Battle at Federation of Labor Meet Contest Over Resolution CRITICIZE BURLESON What's Your Idea of Look Over This Collection Reject Proposal Favoring Law to Govern Prices and Profits Phelan democrat California to add a rider to the lerday resulted in the radical ment being crushingly defeated A vote on whether there should be a roll call on the resolution dis- closed there were only thirty-five delegates out of about 500 favoring tural appropriation for application Of the War measure This was interpreted as representing even more than the maximum ratio of radicals within organized labor The clash developed after all the as well as con- adopted ly a resolution assailing Postmaster War time legislation General Burleson for his labor Icy and called on President Wilson A new tack was taken in the house however by advocates i to remove him During the Of Suspension Of the the resolution which was law to distilled spirits alone The sentiment of the senate thus expressed in the first test vote of this con- was taken generally to sound the death knell for ures designed to permit use of beer and wines under the NOTHING OFFICIAL KNOWN E KILLED ON ACTION OF GERMANY Both Houses Vote to End the operation of Law on Weimar the Document Is Being Carefully Next j by Peace Commission of National GOES TO Assembly Armies Will Advance in the Formation of Battle if Necessary Action Means Continuation of the Present Clock Time This Summer NEWSPAPERS TAKE DARK VIEW D C June Boom of the daylight saving plan in- as a war measure was pronounced to-day by congress both senate and house adopting by votes measures to nate operation of the law when the period of summer time ends next October 26 The house following debate by a vote of 233 j treaty At Weimar the document is being carefully studied the national assembly's peace commission rejected an amendment to make the repeal effective at once The senate by a vote of to 6 after brief discussion added a rider to the agricultural appropriation is said a larSe majority of the cabinet members are Silk-hatted popular conception of a United States among the great number disposed of senator Have a look at these three more typical of the senator of the j wsa t tUnu arA R nf Indiana STATE MEEK Elks of Day Convention With dreds of Visitors j As soon as the initiative and re- ferendum resolution was reported committee received Duncan o declared and agreed to VOte next the measure was for the benefit of jit the rank and file of workers He on an amendment by Accused the resolutions committee recommended TWO wara rence in the measure Of being Crat Ohio to prohibition en- and holding the belief the i rank and file was not intelligent f legislation Which I enough to consider important would authorize the president preach about democracy and to suspend the war time ban AS HOUFS SLAYER r labor hotly declared the delegate DI beer wines Senator Delegate of Detroit T- t Proposed Suspension i general to Last of rules hairing his rider choke any new ideas yet you wont have it in organized PlaV Part in labor declared the delegate Tidy Tdl I III Banquet and Parade Night Ushers in Big Program for To-day which requires a two-thirds majority Charles O Shay of New lork de- He spoke briefly in support of legate of the theatrical stage ing the war time prohibition act to Organization of Democrats of Twelfth District Fort Wayne to the Elks of yesterday Hundreds of members of the antlered herd of the Hoosier the domains of the second city and put down such a barrage fire of good and congeniality that the gates were in full possession in no time It didn't need Mayor W man spoken words of come to make them feel at home for Elks are at home anywhere they meet and so they had the keys of the city and were already settled on the ground floor of Fort Wayne and patriotism from the ment of their arrival The incoming delegates and convention visitors met by committees from Fort lodge No 155 and escorted to headquarters as fast as they arrived yesterday The symbol of Elkdom and the mystic password which is best interpreted in every day life as a smile and cordial handclasp was the common greeting as members They camte from all cor- ners of the state to spend two days as the special guests of Wayne Elks and the city was proud to do them honor 300 and convention visitors ar- rived yesterday and further tions are expected to swell the crowd The Opening Session Despite the heat there was plenty of pep and enthusiasm in all the sion of the day The first gathering of the Elks was a business session held yesterday afternoon in the local room when the Noblesville and Martinsville degree teams competed in the initiation of a- class of six candidates The Noblesville team ried off the honors in the ritualistic work Last Night's Festivities The program last night consisted of the opening banquet and parade with many visiting officials high in the order of the state present on both occasions The banquet was served in Elks hall where a sea of the national colors and the flags of the allied nations transformed the auditorium and stage into a beautiful setting for the gathering As was fitting the Stars and Stripes were given the place of honor for the Elks base their membership as American freeman upon their fealty to Old Glory Maurice C pre- sided as toastmaster and the coming address was given by Mayor Cutshall He emphasized the fact that Fort Wayne greeted the Elks of Indiana with open arms and that it was no stereotyped phrase he tered when he said that the on Page 13 Column 4 MEETING AT THE ANTHONY PROTESTS HIS INNOCENCE distilled spirits only but no sion came from prohibition advocates When Senator concluded Senator Gromia republican of Dakota in charge of the agricultural j appropriation moved to Senator Phelan's motion further defiate On the Phelan motion voting in its support j licans Calder Edge France Knox and Wadsworth Total six democrats King Phelan Heed Thomas and Williams total five Grand total eleven Senator McLean republican of Connecticut also voted on Page 16 Column 3 engaged in throttling new ideas ad- on Page 16 Column 2 nib Voice Is Same Sees Him in Muncie Jail By the Associated Press NOTHING official has yet become known as to what action the German government will take regarding the peace Unofficial reports are that there is great the part of the German cabinet members and high Gorman officials over what are considered the extremely hard terras measure on the same date fixed by the house de- extent of and the house is to be sent to the senate It is considered likely that senate amendments will be finally substituted for the house measure Action of congress therefore means continuation of the present clock time i this summer and early fall with re- Pose Signing turn to sun time October 26 ending I jgm two years operation of the daylight saving plan Members of both senate and house in advocating repeal of the law en- acted March 19 ISIS said they were guided largely by of farmers and laboring men who oppose the ad- automatically to end vanned working hours during the spring and summer season nents of the repeal legislation posed to signing the treaty but are fearful of a bolshevism and consequent chaos in the country should they decline German newspapers take a dark view of the outcome whether Germany signs or not Those newspapers who op- their a resumption of by the allies Monday if the armistice is permitted clared the extra hour of daylight was a boon to city dwellers and asserted j stances While there is nowhere any indication that if circum- the allied Illustrator Tells of Plans that others could adjust their i Of Humanity affairs to conform to the advanced troops TO advance lurtner Workers Are Enthusiastic j Confesses Over Prospects y to Killing Muncie But clock schedule More than two score of house bers participated in the debate but as most speeches were limited to a ftw minutes ail obtained permission to extend their remarks Senate discussion was confined tually to addresses by Senator lette republican of Wisconsin pion of the repeal rider and Senator Calder republican of New York Germany there necessarily will be fighting the cans British and French troops will be prepared for any eventuality If a further sion becomes l necessary the troops will march into Germany in battle formation Women assume an active part in Ind June Miss the organization of the democratic of Fort Wayne came Twelfth district with here this afternoon and practically 006 PriSOner at the FOrl county and Precinct Bliss Stockade Believed to Be Staff Officer here this afternoon and nf Mrs identified William Anderson colored man her sweetheart Fred McCulloch of this 9115 J's Fred Holle at Fort Wayne On the vice-chairman Within a few Qf 30 a held of the D the appointment in jail here for the murder of Clyde j thor of the daylight law The six j with President Wilson in Belgium senators who voted against the rider t and David Lloyd George British pre- Calder Frelinghuysen visiting the battlefields around i berry Page Phipps and Robinson all Verdun the council of foreign except Mr Robinson listers and the supreme council were the only sections of the peace conference in Wednesday the and details as to the 1 tion of Danzig by the Poles were dis- cussed by the foreign ministers while the economic councils tions concerned resumption of trade relations with Germany and of food supplies for Austria Spartacan and communist Continued on Page 16 Column 4 EL PASO Texas June agents here claimed late to-day to have received a communication from Villa's column in the field southwest of Juarez They located the Villa headquarters at a point near Villa Ahumada and said Villa still con- I trolled the railroad at that point It was admitted that a part of the Villa column was moving ino the Galeana district but that Villa was near his former base at Villa Ahumada Among the eleven prisoners being I held at the Fort Bliss stockade as I suspected Villa men one is believed to be a Villa staff officer He gave Speaker Before Chamber of Commerce Says High Prices Will Continue TALK INDUSTRIAL time for building buying and going forward with all lines of business is at hand declared Colvin II Brown chief of the extension service bureau of the United States Chamber of Commerce in an address at the an- meeting of the Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce last night The speech was one of the finest cal business men have ever had the opportunity of hearing and the speaker repeatedly cheered on his statements In making his ment relative to high prices Mr Brown referred to conditions ing every war in history the name of Jesus Medina and claimed to be a Carranza officer of Colonel Del Arces command ranza officials say he is a Villa eral and a signer of the famous la plan of Rio Floride issued in tober 1917 He is held for further Investigation The prisoners were brought from Mexico by erican troops Monday GALVESTON Texas June Ten Mexicans alleged members of the industrial workers of the world were killed by Mexican federal troops during a riot at Tampico day according to an unofficial report That the industrial plan as drawn j received here Many persons were by the plans committee of in- i reported wounded The riot was bureau of the Chamber of was to have been in connection Commerce will be approved is labor disputes at lively assured by the encouragement the committee was given by the board of directors and members of the Chamber of Commerce President Hunting presided over the meeting and stated that he was very grateful to the men who had displayed interest in the city's welfare to come out for the meeting on the exceedingly hot right Before introducing the er of the evening President ing called upon H C Rockhill a member of the plans committee of Continued on Page 13 Column 2 charge of the woman's organization in the district meets with the hearty bery of his store by Anderson and a Mrs McCulloch's appointment was DOy Miss Woenker made at a meeting of Twelfth jai and she workers held at the Anthony Anderson by his voice She hotel yesterday on the call of Dis- j m-s was exactly the j same as that of the man who shot Holle Anderson opened up this and admitted having killed Benadum but he declared he was in- i nocent of the Fort Wayne crime He j said the only shooting scrape he ever was in other than the one here was at Bluefield W Va where a craps game ended in a free for all gun fight Positive that she talked to the murderer of her fiance Fred Holle on the night of May 30 Miss ker returned home last night from Muncie with Sheriff Gillie Detective Sergeants Rundell and Hall and the parents of Holle The officers too are sure that the negro committed the crime and think that he will make a confession before many days In an instant after hearing the negro speak Miss said she was positive he was the man and she also identified the goggles and hood found on the negro as being the same worn by the slayer of Holle It was learned night that An- derson and the white arrested with him after a battle with police following the killing had been in Fort Wayne on the night of Monday June 9 they stopping at the Sam Bradshaw rooming house on Eureka street It has not been learned however whether they had been here previous to that time An- derson denied strongly to Miss ker and the local police that he had any connection with the crime here but on their departure told them that they should see the Muncie jail clerk to-day The officers believe that this was a hint that he might make a complete confession The Delaware county officers say m they make an effort to send An- club Circles and was state chairman aerson to the chair tor the of Naval Aviation U Before Committee Others Also Examined MY POSTAL WASHINGTON June jf in the ion appropriation carried in the 1920 navy appropriation as passed by house was urged before the te naval committee to-day by Cap- tain T T Craven chief of naval aviation who declared that unless it was granted the United States would fall far behind other nations in the race for aircraft development Eear Admiral J S McKean ing chief of operations and Captain R H Leigh chief of gation also asked the committee to authorize a larger naval force than the house plan of men until October until January 1 and thereafter Both mended that men should be allowed until October 1 and an of for the balance of the year Urging an increased appropriation for naval aviation Captain Craven declared that England intended to spend next year for the development of aviation and France Plans for the construction of rigid dirigibles would have to be entirely If the senate did not increase the appropriation Captain Craven said and experimental work on heavier than air craft would have to be greatly curtailed The program for dirigible tion the captain said included the erection of two hangars at a cost of each the purchase of one of the largest models of British di- for and the con- struction of two more in this country at a cost of each of the women's liberty The speakers at the meeting included the E G loan com- killing of the Muncie driest as he has confessed to that crime Be- cause of this confession there is no chance that he can ever be tried for Skeleton Of War Machinery Hoffman of Holle murder r if i i i i t ington L G Chairman 8660 Kept IntaCt TOP Luecke and each of the county I men Others present were Emergency Gov Goodrich Breaks Record For Pardons And Paroles June tive clemency has been extended to 662 persons during the thirty months that James P Goodrich has been governor of Indiana according to a compilation made to-day The number is more than double the dons paroles cancellations of fines shortening of sentences and similar actions taken by either of his The majority of the persons were found guilty of crimes and later received executive favor were men sentenced to the state farm or workhouse The following fable shows the comparative records of Indiana's last three executives in the first thirty months of their re- canceled 4 Pardons 62 Paroles with fines canceled 2 Fines canceled Totals 128 48 5 72 51 101 266 158 210 662 th terms Shortened sentences 10 Pardons with flues The instances noted do not include action taken by the governors on of the state board of pardons or institution boards of tees hut only the action taken by the governors in their own right to parole commute sentences or s canceled They do not in- pardons or rary paroles Conditional pardons usually are those granted to persons WASHINGTON D C June The war trade board is ready to en- force embargo measures against lows Alvin Padgett Washinston C M Case O E chollis J R Harrison and Pat Malone Columbia City T many as soon from the interallied wo Til lockade is received that the blockade of that is again in force in the event that many refuses treaty to sign the peace Acting Chairman Wooley said day that a skeleton of the war time machinery of the board has been kept intact and the board could again put into effect immediately its war time restrictions THE WEATHER A Harve Williams E A Atkinson and J Nyce of Paul Dunten La A HI Witness Stand ENGINEER TESTIFIES Tells of Work as a of Conference Committee on Preparedness MT CLEMENS Mich June A shadow of Henry Ford's humanity was unfurled in Tucker's court in the of Mr Ford's libel suit against the Chicago Daily Evidence in the case has quoted Mr as opposing flags of nations to rally around or as the refuge of and as advocating a flag of the creation of which he was to have referred to in 1915 To-day Bacon an illustrator in the photographic and advertising departments of the Ford com- pany was called to the stand It was quite a long time ago I do not recall clearly the incidental said the witness I think that the idea of designing such flag was put to me either by Dean Marquis head of the educational de- or Mr Brownell the tising manager I made some sort of a sketch in water colors T believe the field was purple and the world was shown and symbols of Unions Insist on Privilege of Fighting for Right of Collective Bargaining CHICAGO June a con- ference late to-day union officials stated that the action of the Postal A Wise Wood New York engineer i Telegraph company m announcing manufacturer inventor who fraternity peace and F try things like that Other witnesses to-day Henry that striking commercial telegraphers who return to work before June 20 will be reinstated with continuity of will have no bearing on the strike We are fighting for the right of collective bargaining the same right that the postmaster general ed to electrical said S J president of the tele- union He added that est reports showed more workers were idle than at any time since the j strike started a member of the conference tee on national preparedness ordinating body of preparedness and who for a months in 1915 was a member of tHe navy advisory board Willis J Abbott the writer long associated with Hearst publications and Floyd bons Tribune correspondent cross examination of whom was concluded Mr Wood testified that he was early S associated with Colonel General Leonard Wood in ing preparedness sentiment in the country and public opinion I He resigned from the navy advisory Telegraph company officials board in a Tetter which accused efl that business was not being de- of the Navy of layed noticeably in any district j statements regarding the position of ion leaders said conferences in At- the advisory board on naval City by American Federation The letter was made public and of officers probably would re- sensations suit before President in placing the entire situation Mr Wood said he interviewed Mr Ford in Detroit in 1916 in an attempt Charles P Ford secretary of the to convert the manufacturer international brotherhood of Preparedness view The latter workers said the strike of tele- I witness said was rather impatient in the of his arguments and remarked flags were something to rally round and that after the world war they would all be hauled down They talked also of the a day minimum phone operators Pacific coast district might be ex- tended to other states included in that district unless demands are met f ui a He attributed the trouble to failure at he ant he of telephone companies to abide j that Ford the postmaster s order scale or plan the workers to bargain col- Continued on Page 16 Column 1J Will Assume Newly Created Position of Chairman of i Directors i lanan of Fort Wayne There will not be a separate of women in the cratic party but their officers will serve with the men on the various Speeding to Sioux S D to Take Train for Washington committees in this way a full part in the decisions that will govern the campaign WASHINGTON June Partly cloudy Thursday local thundershowers at or dav In south fair in portion not quite BO warm Lower Thursday and probably Friday not so warm Friday west portion Fair continued warm are wanted by other justice aay Friday partly cloudy probably tor crimes local south portion BAKER COMMENDED FOR SENDING TROOPS ACROSS THE BORDER WASHINGTON June presentative Emerson republican Ohio to-day introduced a lution declaring that congress commends the action of Secretary of War Baker In sending United States soldiers across the can border for the purpose of protecting the lives and property of citizens of tho United States SIOUX FALLS S June Senator Thomas P Gore of j homa was injured late this noon when an automobile In which lie was i Sioux Falls overturned throwing i succeeding U N Bethell who has re- NEW YORK June N Vail president of the American I Telephone and Telegraph company Republican Sen Address on Nations League B Thayer identified with of misrepresentation and objectionable from particular forty years has been Senator McCumber of North viewpoints But that it discriminates president and N C a republican member of the against us is unfair in its treatment luun nit ie was rushing from Mitchell to bury has been elected vice-president foreign relations committee told the I the senator out onto the Senator Gore was not painfully in- jured according to attending I His shoulder was badly bruised but he suffered no internal The Oklahoma senator was ing to Sioux Falls to catch a train for Washington when the accident of the automobile A front wheel caught in a rut overbalancing the John J Carty head of research ex- periment and development became vice-president in charge of ment and research and W S ford former director of the council of preventing future and morn ble wars of national defense vice-president American of our country or what It imposes on us any obligation or burden that is not equally borne by every other tion I most emphatically deny regrettable that the mighty power Replying to the arguments of many eloquence used to defame and republican senators he upheld the the true meaning of an fts entirely consistent with the ment the most important that ever in charge of accounts and finance void of any ability to constitution and appealed to the heart or the soul of dangerously man car He ninni to continue his trip devote The changes Mr Vail said were In anticipation of the end of federal control of the wire systems As chairman of the board Jlr Vail will his attention to the larger evoe policy and development ment whose terms been so entangle or curtail American inter- Suppose we now refuse to join ests with the rest of tho world in some In twonly years of service in scheme to prevent war what will senate said the North Dakota As surely ns the sun ator I have known but one ua Column
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