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   Star (Newspaper) - July 16, 1919, Anniston, Alabama                                THE WEATHER For Annlston and ricinlty Fair tonight and Thursday VOL 37NO 312 Armistice Is On ln Senate While Fighters Prepare Renewal of Hostilities Over League of Nations Ex f pected Thursday SHANTUNG WEAK SPOT IN TREATY JVJECTIOX OF JATAXKSK CON CES810V IN DEBATK KNUV EXS IT AM PELAVS THIvXTV RATIFICATION BY 1 Press Staff Correspondent Washington July There was an armistice to day In senate debate over tho of Nations while leaders of lKtb sides prepar ed for resumption of hostili ties tomorrow Senator Hitchcock mlinlnis tratinn lender who was pre vented froin seeing President yesterday fy the stormy session 071 tbe fyeaylie ImjMXl to go to the White JInusr to receive information to be used io refnliiiR he ar guments of League oppon 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 mittee 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 necess ary to Question President Wilson The situation today remained pbout 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 peared 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 Shantuns 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 IKshort er bis fall even if the pock ets have to IK moved north Kithor tbal or niuih much skinnier Thedress fabric mKwIs buy ers meeting hero are one in savins it has not to lie done for Hitre isnt HlinK enough clotb to so around If some outinsists on yard scenery I bey say somebody else has iiot to stay home And all this because silk norms have join ed the Polsheviki are swvinp watermelons or something In stead of cotton lambs arc break ing altitude records who tolls is gelling to lie an uncerfiiln commodity nited Press Leased Wire Service Final Edition ANN1STON ALA WEDNESDAY JULY 16 1919 10 PAGES TODAY Daily mid Sunday I8c Pet Sale 5c PER COPY E IMS TO El HERE I U I E I LM I B U Important Executive Com mittee Meeting to Be Held July 30 IS PRELIMINARY TO CONVENTION JULY 30 PIAVS MAPK roil KNTKIMAIX FIVE PRISONERS BEGIN TERMS AT THE COUNTY JAIL Five federal prisoners given suspended sentences at the last term of the federal district court hsve already reported at the Cal lioun county Jail and begun their term Twentyfive or thirty oth er prisoners of tbe same class are due to begin their terms on Au gust 1 and County Jailor Farrell exprcts 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 wns understood todny to have sttirted work drafting the speech he will mnko to the senate in proscnlinp for ratification Iho agreement where by America and Britain arc Ixnind 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 vXT 11 j T A HTKPS TO 1MJK OIKIl ATI OX OV rJlOPOSKD HO lUIE IS London July Tint ed the Irish home rule bill which was to IK operative six moiiUis af ter the war will ho shelved for i policy t he jiCiiernl opinion today follow ing a declaration in ho houst of Lords last night by Lord Hu rkcn head formerly Sir Frederick K Smith and ex Atiorney General There are not 12 constilueni 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 cision and will not be a party to any policy fiacrificiug its friends The House of Lords adopted nn amended motion demanding an expression on the Irish question before he session of parliament end Lord Birltenhcadp announce ment was tbe first official state ment of policy along the lines of Sir Ian MacPiiersons recent i tervlcw 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 tingencies 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 MKNT OK DKM 7ATKS IX AVMSTOV TinKJith hers of the cMculivt cnriniiit irc nf tinKlorldii Short Linn in this city lulv XI is prs Ilniinary i the minis convention to he caHod to or der ihe rollmviiij diy fortho selection of ji ninporary route bfl wren Ann is ton and road boosters of hf live wire kind 10 AniiNton and Treat interest H fell in tlie coming of ihe of tho ninch talked of Trirnd Thu rail esnutivp com mit o tuff1 in jr and t ho KP rural rnnrriilinn hn hoen nnt nut frnin th Iifadquiiners of the Friendship Illplnvay nt Cnlnm hu la by S A Fpivey ppcrc Jary of the associnlinn and all nf he cl t OS n d town in the A1 a bami and section nf the Florida Short Itoutn are to lie in atnnlitncr iipnn flrp two meetings Tlip A Finis ton Chamber of Cnm rnerre is rnnkitiK plans for an Iorafe eiilertainment or tlie sever al hundred bnntcrs whn are n apspmhlf tmrq on July and a big free hnrtcfiie is to be onr of thp features of i lie convrn inn Tho place for sonins he has not ycf boru solpct ed but tho plans for giving Ihe 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 comniiuco of thu Florida Short I ton to and the following Persians are members J W Adams county H PT AlFabrook Heard county Roy Askny Harris county N Clit fin Stewart county J If Hardy Troup county C C Perkins Sum county and 1 A ShiPldP Tor roil county The following Alabama rnun ties represented C S Bent ley Coosa county T J Dorsoy Lee J L Herring Kionah J IT Ingram Clay W R Merrill Cle bnrno S PMcDonald Tallade ga Hen Russell Tallapoosa J C Wright nanloilph and Charles R Bell Callioun Reading of the WiH Cellars for Private f i O I I JLjJUUOT kjtOLICo 1 JLJTyo Search Is Made for Victims of NSH Wrecked in Air Over North Sea THINK LIGHTNING STRUCK AIRSHIP SKAncn is nKixo or SKV KOK OK TWO OKKICKHS AM July Udil yl WHS iiuuh lodny for hf ol Itritisli nirsliip AS1 1 hlowii up hrriiij a flight over he Xorih Soi last niRlit AM iKlicvol fo Iinvr lioen Josl Thcrr wore Ixvo offirtrs JUKI ten mm aboard Tho nirsliip uas aitK hod to llin ml no sivcfpiriK fieri Persons living on tho Norfolk coast declare hrant a of pxpJnsioiiR ami saw Imniiiij debris fall inln the sen It in ho vctl tin aiiPhip either was struck by lightnins or Ipvolojuvl gine rouble Tim ship left Pulhnm where Mic U34 and i3a are siadnnml for a sea cruise Monday nijjht Intil the HlMs rnconL Iecord of 10S lynirs and 10 minutes in the air on her transAt Inn tic crulpn the NSI1 held Mie record with 10i hours continuous Allied Army to Move J On Vienna to Wrest It From the Soviets Final Armed Slramle lUtweon Allies and Hungarian Holshe viki Appears Inevitable lo Remove Ked Menace to Ku iupe Drastic Action Planned Iiris July Ilillid 1nvs A fhml KtruxKlci iKdvixu UK s ami ht Kls Vienna lln obiivl Ivo finiMVii Tho allies In il ilrHaicd mliiv tliU lll nul pirjllilliil I IHMIIIIII oilllooli ill lOlirciir will I Tin as fully is tlio pcmoiniilis siunirs lh sllpiClnc HI Viitmil ly the lliiiiBiiriiin Suvirls wcio rc porlcd tn hi1 Mukiiti upon a Iffcut t Istnlilijli i Sovirt rrimblir in Io hiir own brfnri ln invent iviriunpnl In lOaiO with tin1 lliirs inil ilsilf on a Hiiliil basis Shinld Ilip SiiviclB riiilizr tlirir il wis in llit MiMcur I hoy pnssrsN in Viiiiiui i and vailialiiiK piili rnini whifll il In possibb io pstoml iiifhiiiur into Slovenia lliilv Swluurlnni ri varia Iliilicmia iinil Idlanil AoionliliK I frmn Vifiina iiul Unilniii1 MiVd imii misiinns IKIVC scnl spoiinl Iniir rioiB to Iiiils asking the poaiO ninfeniiro l adnpt iinmiilinloly thn must drastii iniiisiirra That Marshal Kuili lias hcrnn t iol o roiiclllMiHi IhnI Central am a if UilJicvlsni II WHS Vienna ran IHI savtxl Prom tho Uolsheviki nt i slalile KnrmimiMlt llu pejiro fur ji In iiifonnalion airoaily is kiioun linilaprsl lispitidiey nlso 111 diriilid loday Hint u cnnihinid alliiil ifffiisivn Ullikrr Irnoriil wan expectoil dnily Kuminini Slorjik and Polish iinniofi with Jrouch and Kalian conliiiKCiiln nro for arlion it wtta said tndny Meanwhile Swiss dispaUhes iin itonnrcd tho Hungarian RodH WIMB liiini rolnfiirccil by slrin Soviet troops llcln Knn llnnfnrian Soviet hiidor has bncn wnrnnrt by the allies lliiil furoiBn Eerliritleg ill llndiipesl iiiuBl rosperled Tbo warniiiK is Iho result of order ediifiBcaliiiK foreiun bonds in Hungary Ittla Knn sent a nolu to tbo alliiis yeslerduy denying ho was violating Ihe terms of tho armis tice Ho lmriod tlinl Hie Slovaks and Ihn Rumanians woro Hie offenders and asked wlyit ac L B RAINEY IS LEADING UN RACE FOR CONGRESSIONAL NOMINATION IN THE SEVENTH GAnSlfKX Ait July 5 fSpo AlthmifOi returns from tbe democratic primary fur tbo nomination of a mndidnlo to suc ernd John Burnett In minutns of the Columbus meeting selection of the temporary route advertising adoption of the constitution and bylaws and reports from officers of thfi 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 VASfflNGTON Major Kobert E Scott con strue ion quartermaster at Camp McCIollan and chief of the utili ties organization is spendinK 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 pected upon his return to the can onmcnt Hobson City Executive gncl Local Authorities Are Warned in Letter A black hand letter wriitnn in d ink and filled with vile epi thets against all of tho Hobron ty officials Sheriff 1arlcnr Deputies JbillipB and Loc and warninp all of tho officials lo stay indoors after dark at nights i just liccn received by J D Kirkscy 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 actjvites 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 tHreals contained in the letter but to Congress from Seventh dis trict are si 1 11 inooniplH P indica tions arc that U U Hnlney U still leading Etnwnh so far gives Rainey a majority of votes with Davis BURGOMASTERS DEATH CHARGED TO AMERICANS 9 Berlin July in Dnlayed According tn a diapalch todiy to Iho Telcgrnpheu Union Hurger meistrr Trlpp of Hundfangcn near Li m burg was attacked by d runic ou American soldiers one of whom struck him with a iirowning machine gun resulting In his death FORMER KAISERIN SUFFERS SERIOUS HEART TROUBLE Berlin July 15 Delayed ninltnd Press Reports from AmeroitKcn todiy stated the for mer Ki f orin vi nlfjnif from a serious nfluk of hnirt trouhle whhOt hru by a chill continue his rfforfs lo wipe out whiskoy and all brandies of in that lornlity The loftnr aifiirnsscil o iiOKrn mayor wris siKn Friends following In tho order named Meagre reports from Cullman and DcKalb counties give Davis a HliKhl load Rnlnoy leads by a Bmall majority In Cherokee coun ty while In St Olnlr county ho has a stoniK majority Hlount connly wns carried by John F Kellon An unusually light vole waa poled over the district Ilo tiirus are coming In slowly HENRY INGRAM AT HOME AFTER ARMY SERVICE Henry Ingrnin son ot Mr and Mrs U M Ingram returned to tho city yesterday with an army discharge from Fort Oglethorpo Corporal Ingram began his army carumtwo 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 undnddor just what ho will do now hat he Is out of the army hut he intends to remain In An niston d A Man tnd The alieriff will man who bring him lo riil slain fourf ndnivor to find rol1 Irlter b the lter and fore the 10000 WORKERS OUTONSTRIKE Chicago Tuiy thousand workers of tho International Harvester com puny plants here were on strlko today according to figures Issuoi by tho company The tractor twlnn and reaper plants are According to fho statement the strikers made no demandr nor gave any reason for quitting1 Wages have been Increasod 11 pnr cent since 1014 tho slat monl added Take Crew of 40 From Ves sel by Force in New York Harbor During Might 3UARDS SURROUND ALL PIERS TODAY OK WATKK KHOXT STUIK10 IXCKKASKl 11V XKW KKKUiUT IS PI IMl IlKili DOCKS New York July iUd pliis both rivtir fronts ivrro by itildltionnl poliro tmliiy to jMcvonl possible rc of doinonsl rat ions by striking srinncn AlHut sraiunn visited Word lliui pi or in Ilronk lyn nt ami Imribly roniovod i nieninMf4 of llic rrtnv from a vitssoj Tbcy wore mot hy u score of police men nnd disprrscMl Ntfcks bad been frody Hiirtinr in Ihe night nearly 1 000 firemen oilora and water endera paraded along South street visiting vessels on which It was reported strikebreakers wero ai work Issuance of orders for a ijtinor al walkout by tho Marine Fire men Wiitortendttrs and Oilers un ion has Increased the scope ol the strike which It If believed may spread to oconn steamship piers Froight was piling up at wharves and railroad terminals with no relief In sight Efforts woru tttiuff made lo in duce longshoremen to walk out but offinialn of that union refuse to nay what action they intend to take STEAMER TOWS SINKING VESSEL WnnhlnRlon riily United ntenmor Jaluiviow hns till United States Hhlpji honrd slcuimer in tow and ia making or the Detaillira broakwater acconlliu to navy radio moBsajjoa today Tho Alli son In in u sinking condition and It will probably lake 10 hours to reach shore tho mennnRO added Tho Lakovlcw and tho cutter Morrlll went to tlio assistanco nf tho Allison which nont ont S 0 S calls late last night Drys Have Enough Votes to Eliminate Home Stocks ACTION EXPECTED ONJ3ILL THURSDAY IAIM MADK IliOHtBITION rtlM KLIVVCH OUT IF J10MK STOCKS 1KB VOJ WMllillgtoll 10 IlMliii TIVSS Private Mixks of liiinirs Ktiuxxl bo ivurllino prohibition iiiiil irui should 1m Idiirisciilid ultra prclUbl tiimists in tortuv do dill 1hcy plmnuil in nmciiil tho bill so Hint pos soBsiou of Hignor oven IIKb it is In niios residence for use shall bo a TllllC Itppivsonlnilv ilorpin Oklahw nt and a member o judiciary today announced he1 will offer the amendment claim nK that prohibition Is likoly to flivver out unless home stocks ire idimlnated Drys undoubtedly have enough voles to eliminate home stocks 1f roll mil enn ho obtained and monitors forced 10 gj on re cord but the liberals and Twets rmtko every effort to prevent ip rjill cnl on Morgans amend lent believing It can ho bus de foaled Prohibition enforcement wilj not como up until late Thursday as the Prosidonta veto on the sun dry civil bill and tho new agrfe cullnnil anpriurlnllon 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 Kolchaks 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 Kolchaks loss of Ekaterinburg In tho rich Ural region was hound to ronct 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 Presi dent is making ready to inject Into the controversy an issue cvhlch probably will increase tho jeverislyipss 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 ppfcch in behalf of tbe at Paris tbe Presi dents friends look for him ro co o the capitol Before starting on his trans tontlnental tour thn President is ixpected to havo a long confer mro with Secretary trpsent 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 vnply is anticipated from tbe white housn to Senator Lodes ropolntion asking for thn alleged secret tronty between Ja pan and Germany Government officials say they have no knowl fifliro of it wns much discussion to day nvrr whothor the on bis tour would fnvadp Idnbo homo ptnto nf Tlorah cbiof opponent nf the Ieaquo nf Nations It was onridored would a speech probably nf to oxplnln to Pnrnhs ovn townppople and constituents his reasons for urc ing tfi Lnitpf 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 wns announced at tlie White House todny Tho invluiion u HIM ilepnnbli cfin of whom aro to bo retiJusled immediately to call on the President was in line wih Wilsons new policy of niiiMns hinifTilf roadily arcosible to 1 nicnihors of It was iKHnvod likely ho would Tkn the Pvfpu airs info liis ronfideiKo wih regard the prorepdings at Paris and thus penk to weaken opposition to the pfriro trenty and the of XaUons in tbe senate and prevent the of ratification being made a polii iril one be wccn the Republican and Democratic par ties Senator Pomereiic 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 Ilouse Significance wan attached to this as ill feeling is reputed to hav existed between Presidnt ant the Oregon senator since Chamberlain denounced the iov rnmentH military policy dunng i lifd up inti thu oi tho wnr ii h n Mms ibnut tin 1 Tho rrcoifieutH flrjL offer to loll thf sennit tlvough itn for eign relations cruninittee the in siilf in if h In jniicc Iniiit inad in hl lant o thf siuiale Thin proposal WAA reiiynuifi through Sfjiiaior Hitchcock who said wfiuld receive niinhers of uinniiite fm 21 No to i bcfimitit 1roin the rid EIVS ounce in nt IF YOU SHOULD SEND A TKUOGUAM TO THE WRONG ADDRESS you would hardly export if to accom plish its purpose Tht business meit who uu in need of officienl holp may be safely Till CLASSIFIKD COLUMNS OF THIS NFAVSPAIKIi Mes sages thus sent RKACM THIO liUJHT IKOrLE proceedings is disposed of lrandu B Harrison governor Kcnernl of Philippinf fslanda on President Wilson this morning nnd discussed with him nf the insular Rovprn ment lover nor Harrison lyi plans tn return to tlie lalnnd on ihe first ship Hint nails Appointment of President sfin todny includfi confeiencen with HenatorK Owon ilirris and Pornorono Dr lOrnost Kn Klcholn present at tvo Civil Service ft minis alnTnrs Morrison nnd and H W S ftAKNKK IIKKH S darner of Munrln Shoala is hls vacation with rfil ii ives nnd friends in Annlston Mr lamer was em ployed us a ituichintpt nt tho L X abopa hfforo moving to the Ten FORMER KING OF SAXONY REQUESTS MERCY FOR KAISER Berlin July f Delayed llnllod former Klnj of Saxony It was Jenrand today has Klnu GrorRO urg ing Iilui to prevent nxfrndiUon ot cxKalsor Raids Made on New York Drug Stores Reveal Ex tensive Traffic New York July tfnite3 ofUclals have begun a campaign to stamp out the traffic In habit forming drugn Two Hpectacular raids on drug storus ilnat night turned up soven prisoners Six were eharg ed wilh violation of the Harrison nutidrug 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 prescrip tions for tho drugs were found said to he signed by physicians Tho agents after closing tliii place moved to another drug store on the edge of the theatrical district whore they found practi 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 todaj 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 charater j riiiiMl July 2S Soldiers Treated In Cruel Manner By Their Officers Say Witnesses Washington July charges brought by mo lust Saturday of cruelty o Ajncrtam soldiers in France caught in thn of the Paris American militiuypomr hnve been moru than by tcwtinmny if called by the SjHXial committee to tbo house KepresonUitive IaUiiKcr MiiJsiicbusctts Irxlny Several former soldiers who had been continued in prison camps near Paris and in what was called Iho Rnsille In Paris told the committee insinncos of cruel treatmeni That Iho striking of prisoners by sergeanls was not uncommon was tho assertion if Paul llogiss 412th telegraph battalion who declared that he had seen as many as fifty men beaten during his eleven days at prison camp No 2 near Parip hncnuiio of iiliis lie received hs said Thi wero deprived of all tobnrro and were not allowed to smoke Ilopss told Ihe committee Ifn dopcrlbid 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 peelinsl vith relish ho testified Jlnndel Ilurke baso hospltsJ Xo 1G siid he saw R lieutenatS doing kitchen police fc9 ooldlwr oommKlfwS of prisons   

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