Bridgeport Standard Telegram, August 21, 1919

Bridgeport Standard Telegram

August 21, 1919

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Bridgeport Standard Telegram (Newspaper) - August 21, 1919, Bridgeport, Connecticut STANDARD TELEGRAM CASTN'ON' STREET Office Open --Ml Day and Night, for News and Advertising. TKL. BAKNUM 0100 Circulation Books Open to for Yesterday, THE WEATHER FAIR TODAY (For Detailed Jicport and Miniature Almanac See Page 2.) VOL. LV, NO. 88. Entered as second class matter at the post Ofilcc at Bridgeport, Conn., under act Of 1S79. BRIDGEPORT, CONN., THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21 '1919. Subscription rates: 12 ccnta a week: 50 cents a month: 53 for six months, 56 for ono year. 18 CENTS. Delegates Insist the Treaty Text Must Go to Vienna n Confident Those Responsible for Death of Unknown Man Will Be Lead to Derby. Conclusion of Peace with Austria May Be Delayed until September As a Result of Latest Delegates Ex- press Surprise at Change in Attitude on Part of Believed They Had Full Power to Sign. MAN STABBED 50 TIMES Shows Many Weapons Were Used in Gruesome, Kill- Don't Care to Dis- cuss Case. (BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.) PARia, Aug. Austrian delegation told the Supreme Council today that it would be necessary for them to take the completed text of I the treaty to Vienna and to submit ;o the assembly for approval be- fore the delegates can sign it. This suggestion brought expressions of I surprise from members of the 1 Council as it had been- thought the Austrian delegation had full power. Trying to Avoid Delay. The Council is urging the Aus- trians to make some arrangement to sign the treaty without taking it to Vienna. The signing of the treaty, as a result of tliis unexpected develop- ment, it was said, may be postponed until well into September. The com- pleted treaty text will not be given the Austrians, It is generally under- stood for at least two weeks and, if the Austrians insist np.on taking it to Vienna before signalura that trip probably will ten days to the delay. MIL-FORD, Aug. 20. (Special.) "While no arrests have been made, the police are confident that within the next few hours they will appre- hend the persons responsible for the death of the unidentified man, j whose body bearing fully fifty stab wounds was discovered in the bush- j es alongside the Mllford turnpike, near, the orange line, at 10 o'clock j Senator Pittman, Speaking for the Administration, Proposes >i to tvi f v in! that Senate Adopt Interpretive Reservations, Keeping Them O. P. Senators Show No SVmpathy for Such a Renews At- tack on President. this Tnornin_. Clues which lead to Derby and vicinity have been discovered since I J'the investigation was started this j morning, and about twenty state j police, local officers and detectives 'from New Haven and Bridgeport! are working on the case. The clue j leads to Derby is the dis- j corery of a laundry mark on the j collar of the deceased, which the 'state police say is that of a laundry in Derby. Dead Several Days. The remains were- in a partially "decomposed condition when found, indicating the body ha4 been in the open for several days. The clothing rain-soaked and stained and the throat lad been slit from ear to :ear. An attempt was made to so mutilate the features and trung of ;the body that iaer.tiflcation would j be impossible. Altogether about fifty wounds were found. Mute evidence that the crime is of a more ghastly nature than first i thought, is shown by ,the position of one of the man's hands which was, clasped to a wire fence near the roadway. the dirt. Scratches and marJcs in which had not been erased by the rainfall, show the man lived some time after heing (Continued on Page Two.) CARNEGIE LEFT SEVERAL TIMES WANTED TO DIE PAUPER 'Learned from Authoritative Sources He Left More Than Reported. WASHINGTON, Aug. first open move for a .com- promise in the League of Nations fight came from administration quarters today embraced in a proposal that the Senate adopt inter- pretive reservations but that they be kept apart from the actual ratification of the treaty. The overture' met with no immediate success on the Republi- can side of the chamber, Senators of the Republican reservation group declaring they could not recede from their position that to be effective the reservations must go into the ratification itself. His Efforts Futfle. Senator Pittman, of Nevada, a Democratic member of the foreign relations committee, presented the compromise proposal in the form ot a resolution embodying in effect the four reservations agreed on bv seven Republican senators and declaring them to constitute the Senate's un- derstanding disputed noints in the covenant. In the Republican draft, however. it is expressly provided that the reservations "be made a part of the treaty by the instrument of ratifi- cation." a proviso McXary ot Oregon, th which Senator and others of PRESIDENT DISCUSSSES DEMANDS OF SHOPMEN WITH DIRECTOR MINES Director of Railroads Promises Shopmen's Leaders to Con- sider Plans. ie group of seven Republicans said Djrector G 11 ey considered absolutely necessary wlut Hou _______1, vi ,rntnc o ro 1 r, LU U1L VV1ULK J3.UU NEW TOPOC. Aug. Although .Andrew Carnegie, steel magnate and .philanthropist, declared during 'lifetime that he expected to give' adopted if enough Republican votes are 10 ba gained to secure ratification of the treijty. Speaks for Wilson. To overcome tnls objection, Sena- tor Pittman proposed in a spee-h WASHINGTON, August 20. Ear- ly action to settle unrest in the ranks of the railroad employes who havo been demanding new wage increases was forecast today. lAfter a lengthy conference with j the representatives of the six shop cnerat PHnes went use to discuss with President Wilson the problems fac- ing the railroad administration. While no announcement was made it was understood that the entire Grand Duke, Former Head of Russian Armies, Suddenly Re- appears from Exile in the Crimea to Attend War Council. PASSES THROUGH LONDON Mexico Asks U. S. to Withdraw Troops; Says Gov't Will Punish Bandits Who Held Fliers: Lansing Makes No Reply had arrived there to take part in a his in the Senate that the resolution be at once and submi'ted to of by a will which will be flled for .probate next week was "several Jtima, it was learned 'from an. authoritative source here 'tonight. Publication of a story to the effect that Mr. Carnegie had given away Sail of his estate with the exception !of about brought the j-statement that the estate was much larger. It also was stated that n. will of approximately words drawn by Mr. Carnegie himself and which was generally believed to be his last -will had been superceded by a brief- er document of 2.000 words drawn by Elihu Root. The decision of Mr. Carnegie to re- voke the orig-inl will on which he Iliad expended uch time and thought, and which bequeathed his huge fortune and other powers who will be repre- 1 his estate to be disposed sented on the League Council. A general debate developed during which Senator Borah, Republican, Idaho, and others took exception with President Wilson's distinction between moral and legal obligations under the covenant as expressed in yesterday's "White House confer- ence between the President the foreign1 relations committee. Although Senator Pittman s-ild he had not submitted his resolution for the President's approval, he tssert- ed that it carried 'nto ?ffeot Mr. Wilson's views on the subject ot reservations as expressed to tne committee yesterday. ENGLISH MINERS SETTLE STRIKE IN question was reviewed, including the obvious necessity for an increase in rates or another congressional ap- propriation to provide funds for wage advances that may be made. Mr. Hines promised the shopmen's leaders that he would give careful consideration to all the facts pre- sented and would endeavor to reach a final decision in the near future indicating' that lie will order into effect any changes in the wage scale without referring the demands to a board for investigation. Council Held in Stockholm Plans Extermination of Rule of Le- nine by Concerted Moves from All Points Upon Petrograd. LONDON, Aug-. a g-host from the grave, one of the most picturesque figures of the first three years of the ag-ain appeared upon the world's stage and looms today as the man who with avenging sword may revive war to the bitterest swords In the east to put an end to Lenine's rule in Russia. He Is none other than the grand! duke Nicholas Nicoluievitch, uncle the late Czar. For mare than two since he was sent to the Crimea by the' he lias been living in-obscurity and hiding, during which time he has been many times reported killed. Today comes a despatch from Stock- holm that he from London, great war "council" at which the finishing touches are to be put upon the plan for a concerted offensive 6n Petrograd. It is the first hint that ho has 'been here, and it is announced he came and went in disguise. How he escaped from the Crimea is a mystery. Recently he was reported at an obscure village near Genoa, Italy. Idol of Kuislau Masses. A man of the grand duke's am- bition and talent, it is generally agreed here, would accept no subordinate part in grand scale campaign being planned, but would unquestionably take the supreme command. He is still the idol of the Russian masses, and his reappear- ance in Russia, with the battle cry oi! a savior, would rally hundreds of thousands of volunters around hla banner. What Nicholas would do once he had assumed power is a different story which sceptics who know hin .well do not like to contemplate, "Topple Lenine the future take care of, Ts tho watch- word of the hour, and on tnat theory the great war council at Stockholm is working. Gathered there with the Grand Duke -ire Gen- eral 1'udenitch, Piemier Lenozcss of new anti-Bolshevist government of northwest Russia; Skorpsdtky, former hetman of the Ukraine; and high British military r and naval strong British co-opera- tion of London on sea is assured. Indeed, the repeated recent bombing raids by British sea and air planes on Kronstadt served to whip the war spirit ot Bolshevist leaders to a high pitch, convincing them of the sincerity o'i GET15P.C. Graphophone Officials Consider Plea of Strikers to Keep Plant No Statement Following Conference. MAY ISSUE STATEMENT President Whitten, Declares'Com- paijy, Will Issue Complete Ex- planation As Soon As a Deci- sion Is Arrived At. Hemington-Tost Typewriter com- pany strikers will return to work today. The strikers at their meet- ing In Colonial hall yesterday af- ternoon voted to aeeept a 15 per cent, increase in wages and a re- duction in working hours from 50 to 48 hours a week. The Remington-Yost employes had been holding out for a month for a 25 per cent. Increase In wages and other concessions and the situation seemed to have reached a deadlock. The strike committee, conferring with the officials of tho company, decided in view of the "act that as no progress was being made as things stood that it would be the wise policy to accept a compromise. The workers will report at the shop to begin work on the new schedule at o'clock this morning. Colombia Heads Confer. President 'Francis S. Whr.'.en of the Columbia Graphophone com- pany held a conference with other officials of the concern in the New York offices of' the company yes- terday afternoon. The decision of the -Graphophone company workers War Between Germany and Poland Is Expected LOXDOX, Aug. be- tween Germany and Poland is described as an immediate, pos- sibility by reliable news reports from upper Silesia, where the situation already is bordering on open warfare. A revolution has broken out at Kattowitz, near the Polish German frontier, and Dsperate rioting is raging at Rybeik. Fifteen thousand workers, mostlj' miners, are striking in upper Silesia, and the labor unj rest threatens completely to paralyze the output of the mines at a moment when coal is sorely needed. Later despatches state martial law has been proclaimed throughout upper Silesia. Fifteen Germans have been killed in clashes with Polish troops that had crossed the frontier into German territory, -according to Berlin. These troops, however, Chancellor Baner announced, were not regulars, a'-nd the Polish government could not, there- fore1, be held responsible. Herr Bauer asserted in a statement to the Weimar assembly that the German government has the situation well in hand. GROCERS AND BUTCHERS ASSOCIATION MAY QUIT RETAIL SALE OF BREAD FIRST SKIRMISH BETWEEN U. S. TROOPS AND MEXICANS OCCURS; i BROKEN TRAILS DELAY OUR MEN] i One Mexican Is Reported Killed in First Others, Believed to Be Those Who Fired on Arherican Aviator Yesterday, Are Forced to Follow Broken Trails in Pursuit of Rug- ged Terrain Makes Use of Airplanes for Observation Purpose's Hazardous. WASHINGTON, Aug. Ambassador has been urged by the Mexican consul at Presidio, Texas, to obtain from the War department at> order for withdrawal of the Amen- j, can forces now in Mexico. The consul's telegram, made public! Claim Under Present Conditions There h Not Sufficient Mar-, gin of Profit. to return to their jobs the British collaboration. British People Object. But there is an ugly feature to STEEL AND IRON STRIKE DEPENDS ON CONFERENCE If Conference Is RPfusctl Rompers Ts Empowered lo Call Strike. YOUXGSTOWK, Ohio, An? 20. Whether a nution-wide strike of iron and steel workers will oe large part of his estate to his daugh-1 ,Vork depends upon a conference ter Margaret, was said to have re- A1J 1 "m Uraume work ,eaders hope to suited from her marriage to Kn- sign Roswell Miller several months ago. Mr. Carnegie settled, a large "dot" on his daughter at the time of her wedding. The Home Trust Company of New Jersey which was organized by Mr. Carnegie in 1901 for the purpose of administering a fund set aside by Mr. Carnegie for nearly 500 per- sons to whose individual welfare he Jiad contributed will act as executor of the will. Soon As Possible. LOXDO.V, Aug. 20. (By the ASSO-- ciated strike of the Yorkshire coal miners, which has been in progress for manv weeks, has been settled. the Yorkshire pits will resume work as soon as practicable. "WAR EMERGENCY ON, DRY SPELL JUDGE RULES JOHNSON WOULD BAR IMMIGRANTS FOR 2 YEARS YORK, August Ing that the war emergency still ex- ists, federal Judge Augustus X. Hand, in an opinion handed down today refused to grant a temporary order sought Seatcnn, Lawson and Perelli, owners of -vineyards in California with a place of business in this city, to restrain federal au- thorities hero from ciiforcinsr pro- visions of the war time prohibition IF YOU FAIL TO RECEIVE Your Standard Telegram, Evening Post or Sunday Post, gr if you don't get your paper on time. Telephone Bar- num 6100. Circulation Department, POST PUBLISHING CO. August bil! to stop all immigration for two years and to deport all aliens who withdrew thpir first papers in order to escape military service liming the war was introduced tod.-iy by Chair- man Johnson of the House Immi- gration Committee. which obtnin within the next ton days with rep- resentatives of tho United States Steel corporation. If the corpoia- tion officials to meet '.ne union representatives a con'.'prem'o committee nf six representing the 24 unions Sam- uel Gompcrs, president the American Fedoration of Labor, is empowered to call a strike forth- with. This sums up the oonferonro of representatives of tWt unions af- filiated with tho American fcde-a- tion of Labor which today can massed the vote of unions on the question of calling a strike as this evening by W. K. Foster, ber of the conference committee and spokesman for the union. Without giving exact' figurjs. Mr. Foster stated that 98 per cent, cf the workers voting on the had voti'd In favor of a walkout. tho situation as far as BriUin :s concerned, namely, the impression which the British military proce- dure is producing at home. War Minister Churchill announced i.n- equivically the other day, in re- sponse to the nation-wide clamor for withdrawal of is too rough for airplanes to effect a landing without great danger. A cryptic message "still follow-? in-j trail" brought to the border by-? airplane today was the only definite..-' word from the expedition. No of- _ fleers commanding troops in the field have yet returned to the fieW bases on the river. Search In Ojiiiasa. The Mexican consul at Presidio, Texas, reported Ute today that Gen- 1 cral Pruneda with.a column of ranza cavalry had gone to illo Parado, forty miles up the chos river from Ojinaga in for bandits in the Ojinaga where the American troops operating. Mexican federal troops from tns.; Ojinaga garrison opposite Texas, are co-operating with Amer- ican troops in Mexico, according toj-a a message received by Colonel Langhorne today from the consul at Presidio. The consul ported that General Antonio I ,f neda was sending cavalry in direction of San Antonio, Chlhua-j hua which- is opposite The Mexican troops left Ojinaga night under personal General Pruenda. command PERSHING SAILS SEPT. 3 win Jjcnvi- France Veiiion. WASHINGTON, Aim. al Pershing cabled Secretary Baker today that to sail from France on tiie transport Mount Ver- non. September 1. Grand Aerie Eagles to Purchase in W. S. Certificates Largest Subscription Ever Authorised by a Fraternal Organization Pledged at New Haven of Officers Bridgeporters to Participate in Big Parade in Elm City Today- Year's Meeting. Contest Over Selection of Place for Next Purchase of worth of nomination for each office, which War Savings certificates was author- ized in the name of the Grand Aerie at the convention of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in New Haven yes- terday, and a resolution was adopt- ed urging the subordinate aeries of the order lo purchase an equal amount. The resolution authorizing tho purchase was adopted by an un- animous vote and amui rousing cheers by the delegates. This is the largest subscription ever authorized by any fraternal and sets a mark for the subordinate aeries which is be- lieved will be reached before the next meeting of the grand aerie. The vote followed an inspiring ad- dress by Oapt. Daniel Strickland, chairman of the committee of the order on war savings. Oflicens Nominated. Asida from voting to purchase war certificates the most important business of the day was tha nomina- tion officers. There is but one assures election. The ballot will be taken today following the big parade. Following are the candi- dates; Edward Weed, Helena, llont., grand worthy president; John A. Morin, Pittsburgh, Pa., grand worthy vice president; William Do- herty, of New Haven, grand worthy chaplain; John S. Parry, San Fran- cisco, Cal., grand secretary; Joseph H. Dowling, Dayton, O., grand trea- surer; John B. Henderson, Alle- gheny, Va., grand worthy conduc- tor and John Rice, South Framing- ham, -Mass., grand inside guard. Grand trustees nominated were John Gundaker, Davenport, la., George Morgan, Buffalo, X. Y., John ,T. Heller, York, Pa., and Henry Beck of Seattle, Wash. Argue Next Meeting. There is likely to be a lively con- test today over the selection of the Hipolito Villa, brother of Fran-; Cisco Villa, is believed to be in ing in the mountains where.j the American columns are working.., Fire on Planes. A report was received here today; from Lieut. Estiil, pilot and Cooper observer, dated Presloio Texas, giving details of firing- -put their biplane by Mexican bandits. While flying over a Mexican. tain trail, the American aviators, observed three Mexicans riding south. The plane swept down-; low to investigate. The bandits opaned fire rifle, bullets puncturing the wings of, the American machine. Cooper turned the fire -md saw one horsa.j and rmcr fall. "Later a horse observed standing without a rider..; The third horseman and disappeared. Mexicans The Mexican government nounced that American troops had crossed the border in a .bulletin is sued last night but has no dication of its attitude. A protest against the crossing s made by Ml Universal and it de-; mands tpr Mexico an opportunity be heard "before being outraged.'. The paper calls ou all Mexicans teg contribute to the defense ot the country. 3-U Heraldo says the situation has assumed a grave character and cte-a dares that the crossing by tha Americans was without notice request for permission to do so.' Tho American consuls at pico, Vera Cruz and Oaxaca, tha, Excelsior says, have instruct! Americans in outlaying districts come into populated centers. General Juan Torres, chief ofi operations in the state- of Sonor reported to the war the Vaqui bandits who killed H. White, an American, had been dis-i] persed with losses. (Continued'on Page Two.) c Mexican here today newspapers announcing received Genera Dirkman's trip to llarfa and sibly to Candelavia in connection with payment of the remainder the ransom for Avlatori PeterbOn and Davis, created cushion as to how and to whom the money could be paid. After seeing ing the release of Lieutenant P son Monday night, Captain Leonard Matlack escaped Lieutenant? Davis without paying ot thg Captain Matlack returned the money to the Marfa banker brought it here, ____ NEWSPAPER! ;