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Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 22, 1919, Fort Wayne, Indiana Place Your Order Now ---------for Next Sunday's Journal-Gazette FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE THE PEOPLE'S PAPER-FOSf WAYNE AND NORTHERN INDIANA'S LEADING HOME NEWSPAPER AND W ANT AD MEDIUM. PAGES TO-DAY JOURNAL. GAZETTE. (NEWS OF THE WORLD) WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 1919. (BY ASSOCIATED PRESS) PRICE THREE CENTS RUSSIAN BOLSHEYIKI PLAN TROUBLE THROUGHOUT ASIA For a Long Time Government Has Been Mapping Out Extensive Propaganda for Revolutions in China, India and Persia; Omsk Army Now Effectively Bars Way, DIVIDED ON INTERVENTION FOR TWO YEARS Chamber of Commerce Has Exceptional Attendance at Annual Meeting. SECY. BODINE SPEAKS "Make Fort Wayne's Reputa- tation for Progress Second to None in Nation. LONDON, Jan. Russian bolshevik government for, a long time has been organizing an extensive propaganda for revolutions in China, India, and Persia and is now ready, as soon as the opportunity offers, to send agents with large sums of money to stir up trouble through- out Asia, according to reliable advices received here. A great obstacle facing the revolutionary plans of the bol- sheviki is the existence of the army of the Omsk government, which at present effectively bars the way to Asia by way of the Ural front. If, however, it is pointed out, Admiral Kolshak's army becomes weakened and were to disintegrate through lack of support and encouragement the bolshevik plans won1-1 very seriously threaten the peace of Asia. The most recent informa- tion received from British quarters shows that bolshev- ism is spreading in tht? Ukraine. new Ukraine directorate with headquarters at Kiev is a weak organization without any decided policy. Its attitude toward the bol- sheviki is most uncertain and IN ti current opinion here that dli'ecturute favors nn agreement with the bolnhevlkl. Although Gen- crdl Petlura'H Are nominally flKlitinic 'he bolnhevlkl In tile wuit- ern Ukraine, there are many bol- in his army. Meiuiwhlle bolfihevlkt aro Bhowlnff ffrent activity in Kiev antl fturroundinic many well known bolthevlkx havlnff returned there. PARIS. Jan. atllwfle of' the vtuioua Rumla In summed up by L'lnformation. TELLS HIS STORY He Has Prepared Statement Opposing Regulation of Packing Industry. DENIES GREAT PROFITS Says Return on Business the Last Year Less Than Two Per Cent. Jan. Armour, nf Phlfiurn. nrenMent Ar- dour %nd oompnny. npent more than four to-day bffforA the commerce cbmmltlee read- prepared "tatement oppoitlnnr. which xlaten that the regulation of the meatjA" followH: packlnir indurtry and In aiiKwering L ,luld heretofore have of membeni of the commit- for Intervention on conaltlon t.e. examination will be llle were for tlnued to-morrow. Britain throuh-li Premier Mr. Armour denied that l.ln com- tmny mnJccirpxcnftfllvo dcclnr- init the return limt yonl- on JSCl.ooo.- 000 worth of bunlnexn was lows tlmn two on every dollar of nalen and Maid he perfectly willing to re- Intervention limited to tb Mttt of Caspian leaving to Hia the adjustment of her own lni In the Interior. WllKon to SlMEIAL IRADES llnqiilnh holding to the Kovern-I w'tn Ino latter conception and to tnent upon helnK allowed a Jimt com- I ntl" hoping to nee tlia bolahevlkl. In penoatlon. He warned, however, that, of evolution, eiitablliih government ownership "Implies red- a rriflme renembllnc nn anarch- tape and reitrlctlonn which cannot leal one. .Tnpnn lion not yd atreeil lielp hut add to the contn of the to consider the possibility for pro- nervlce." i the action she has underlukt'n Chanrea of the federal trade Siberia." rnlKdlon of collusion atnonit the five biff packing to control prlc were denied categorically Mr. mour, wbo also insisted Ihnl tli keen competition between wo-cjillod "biff five" in buying ns well as in marketing. I DiHcutinlnff the Increiwed prices of tneatfl. Mr. Armour the reason vhy bacon costs seventy cents a puund affalnHt twenty-five and twen- ty four years aco could be readily understood. Prices of live liOfrs had Increased 245 per cent, in that time, ho declared, while costs of labor and fuel had doubled. The mnr- i ket prices of by-products hud not I Increased in the same ratio an live hogs, he asserted, nnd this neces- ON SIH Major Portion of the Ship- building Industry in Washington Tied Up. narily put a greater price burden on the edible parts of animal. Mr. Armour'8 prepared statement rovftred sixty-eight printed pages and the became BO weak before the end that ho had one of his HRAlHtantfl complete Its reading. The, afternoon session was devoted en- tirely to tha questioning of Mr. Ar- nflnbers of the committee. SEATTLK. Wash.. Jan. tween nnd 37.000 membern of iho metal trades unions in Seattle. Tacoma, and went on strike at ten o'clock this morning, paralyzing1 the major portion of WaflhlnKton'a shipbuilding Industry. Another 8.000 wood workers employed In shipbuilding: may be forced out through inability of tho yards to operate. Jtvithout the metal trades their leaders say. STILL DEADLOCKED mour by m "How far are the ramifications of the meat packers to usked Chairman Sims, referring to criticism by the federal trade commission of. the entrance of the packers into trades apparently unrelated to the killing of meat animals. "If you can tan leather, why can't you manufac- _ ture shoes, especially as you control NEW YORK, Jan. euch quantities of hides, and why and officials of the dross and can't you retail those shoes to the waist manufacturers association were public? If you can make lard com- still deadlocked to-nlnht on the 's- pound from cottonseed, why can't which resulted In a strike this you go into the business of raising morning of 3H.OOO members of the cotton and of rtplnninp the (International Uulien Oarim-nt Work- "Theoretically, you are right, prac- i union. Benjamin Schlesinper, tically, you are wronp, In assuming president of the union, declared In a that we c-Jin do all those things." the statement to-niRht thnt the city's witness replied. "There is more rea- dress and waist industry wus "com- -Jpletely tied and that the union (Continued on 12, Column 6.) I would not recede from Its demands. STEP TAKEN TOWARD THE PUNISHMENT OF EX-KAISER 1 ONDON. Jan. British wire- less WestmlnHter Gazette says tho peace conference R- eelf has not yet reached the point of dittcusslng the bringing to Justice, of the former Gorman emperor hut that a step in that direction has been taken by the presentation of the re- port of the 1-Yench Jurists upon the personal responsibility of the former ruler. "A commission under chair- manship of Sir John MacDonnell is considering sftni" mrttter. Imt hns not yet delivered its conflusions, which will also be placed before the peace (t The Mail says lhal tho ex- In his letter, in which he "everything must be put to Hre men, women and chll-, dren. and the aged must he slaugh- tered and no tree or house be left confesses his war crime. "It Is perfectly within the com- petence of the peace conference to nominate an International court and rot] i; i re t he surrender of the ex by Holland, not on tho ground that Is a German general or au- thor of the war, but because he vio- lated lawn and committed adrls the Mull. "Kor this he must be held liable in his own person." The Dally Chronicle say.s: "In tho long run lio n; it ion stands to gain more the punishment of thit guilty than Hit; since, it is in Ger- many that, the moral prestige of their methods wan and in most deeply NEWLY ELECTED DIRECTORS S. E. Muholland, civic bureau. C. M. Mills, retail merchants bureau. Sol A. Wood, legislation and taxation bureau. A. Ij. Randall, rural development and good ronds. K. A. Barnes, industrial bureau. C, B. Fitch, real estate. Insurance and housing. K. W. Puckett. wholesale and Joh- iiuiK uurruu. E. A. Crane, conventions, tourists. publicity and social. E, C. Miller, tmfflc. transports tion and waterways. The larVrts auditorium on tho third floor of tho Fort Wayno Chamber 'if Commerce was tilled by members of that organization lu.st night In annual ing whf-n thp anmium-pment tho election of t ho directors named above to servo for two made. General Secretary H. E. Bo- dine, stated thul It wan tho largest und most enthusiastic meeting of chamber of commerce that he had and expressed himself gratified at manner in which the turned out. A. K. Hall preHftldod and reports for tlit? six months paused were made by Frank H. Cutshall, treasurer; S. M. Mulholland, chairman of the. finance commute, and assistant sec- retary. Chns. BU-dcrwolf, all bring- ing1 out the excellent prog rent) nmdo sine-? the reorganization. S, F. Bowger tipnkn of the tremendous Im- port of the coming waterways at Ohio, noxt Monday, which will attended by one hun- dred delpKntes from the Cincinnati chamber of commerce, accompanied by tho mayor of that city. plead for a Inrgfl from the local chamber of commerce. xtatliiR1 never was the time morp fAvorable (Continued on 12, Column 4.) Hare are the Hum at work removing machinery from factory In northern France. crippled by thii program of the of carrying away or breaking iputable and legal evidence of one of their throughout France and Belgium are up machinery. This picture ia indii SENATE DEBATING FOOD RELIEF BILL Passage Before Thursday Seems Improbable, the Leaders Say. IS Returns to Her Home Where She Shot and Killed Husband Jan. 11. ACCOMPANIED BY GIRL Asks That Her Thanks Be Conveyed to Members of Grand Jury. MANY SENATORS SPEAK Penrose Again Attacks Work of Administrator Hoover and Other German President Would'Be Elected for Seven Years IY DELEGATES LONDON, Jan. (1-trltlnh wlrc- lfan In provided In dntft of the proposed now coiiMtHutlon thut the prcMldent of the fmplrtt IM to olwntpd by the entire OnrmtLii people tlnil his term nhnll bo- woven yeurs. The ohunofllor will Ito nppolntfd by thn itnd bo to clunntx'r. He miiMt if mcmbrrM qf the clmmber wlthdniw tholr liy u definite volp. The propowt-rt con- htltiition contnlna the provision thnt ns noon AH a of ntitlona xbiilt Itcnn fin-nifil rill nnd In Hhn.ll Approved by rPlrtmttiK. Forty-Six Have Pledged That They Will Attend the Defiance Meeting. MEANS MUCH TO STATE Will Form Association to Promote All Waterways That Arc Found Worthy. MINKOI-A, 1M Jan. Kxon- by lhi> county grand Jury of a Ilrwt jnurder Madiimn late to-day to .her home in whei WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. Oi-owlnff opponltlon and COVIM-IIIK a variety of nubjt-ctrtj iiRaln thp from a vote to-day on thr approprlatlnR- for by President Wllnon for ftunlnc re- lief In ICurope. Several mon- Henn- torn plan to npenk to-morrow nnd Home members wild to-nlRht the meamire before improbable. Vigorous addreHfleit !n opponrlon to the appropriation wore made in-day by Harding, of Ohio: John- son, of California; Polmlexter. of and other republicans, nnrt by Senator Hardwlck. OeorRlit, democrat, while those speak 1 UK for tho bill included Senators HolIiM. of New democrat, and Weeks, of M.'LNsiichusettN. who is one of the few republican Hfiiritors. whu ihiiH fiirshiive Ruvn ihe sup- port in debate. In the c-fiursi- nf his ftddroHfl, however. Senntor W'M-kB criticised many activi- ties. A definite development of the oppo- sition was the Introduction of an of Btylr Ma nnd said that it WHS loo nnd ro- j of the nt to keep thft public posted on nil developments. deal itli. He aN.i Arrive exact data on 1hi> bol- shi-vlk frirres showing I hat they not exceed 0.000 armeil men. i lie remainder belnrr without arms or Ull. till. I tlt'i-laivd also that the rod army was recruiteil from (he famisheil peasants, took this means to oh- i (Continued on Page 12, Column 6.) IS John T. Ryan Charged With Activities With O'Leary and Others. MANY VESSELS ARE HELDUNJY SHE Former Busy Harbor at Buenos Aires Appears Now as Deserted. Methodists Plan to Raise Fund of in Five Years. RUKNOS A MUCH. JHH, teen steamships and thirteen willinff vessels, nRxreffatlnK tons, arc anchored in the harhor awaiting or- dorn on account of the strike of har- bor workers ln-re. They fly the Brit- ish. French find llaluin Sev- eral steamers left Aires in the last fow days for Montevideo to un- ion d cargoes intended for Ituenus Aires. The fnrmer l.unv pnrt hern is de- serted, ami miles and miles of qiinvR. flnnked l.v linre empty eleva- tors, are to he. seen. The streets sur- roundinicr tho docks, which are usually ju mined with drays, are, empty. Almost the only sijrn of lifo nro small groups "f Idle mm Hmokinn pipes and spinning yiirna ib the Of UW f'HIOACJO, Jnn. 21 RJshop Thomns Nicholson of Chicago sounded the keynote of the Methodist Episcopal church's plan for a ininnionary and educational which con- templ.ntes (lie rnisinvr "f a futirl of In five years in an ad-! dress delivered here to-nlpht before the Joint centenary committee of the denomination. "It Is Ji proRram which contern- plates putting all government and all diploiniLcy i lie world around itn an open Christian hnsls of rlKhteonsnens. pen nnd square dealing and even Jan. T. Hyan, ,1 RutTalo lawyer, wanted by the .-nl nuthoriM.- tion flu' alleKed treasonable lic- of Jeremiah (VLenry and .1 tin in her of Oermans, was to-tiny in- dicted for treason by Die m ml jury. Itynn, who served as a in I he I'nlted yiates itrmy durinp the Hpanisb-Anu'rican war, Is accused of harboring Mme, de Victoricn. one of the CenmiiiH under arrest with (Tlyviry ami nlleKed to have been sent hero an a spy to carry on prop- aganda work nmonicr Irish Americans. He ]s also accused of having prn- i-nred n man named Hurley and sending: hiivi to <Jermany with from Mine, ile V'irturira and to obtaining funds for her from the German government. Ideal i nrf many ndvantaKOM to the jiropoMi'd tlmt nn1 mnklnp; It meet with miHi hearty approval. It i u iint .1 iiUir niii r tiian I thoiiKtt of tin- street car of thn city MS itK interurban rotites, all I lie polntH of vantage that could possibly ncei-iu' to centrally i property. With I wo proml- I rifiif ontrinices by way of f'nlhoun nnd Klrrf-ts :uul a dln-cl path to Lincoln throufrh l'-urekft jsiretM IliirriKon sitvet, ii is ideally ilorrited to easy It la [pointed out Uu'it (ho iiroporty is to ptTinlt of excellent boautl- i fixation of ni'ound.s surro tin ding- the buildhiK. Directly of (ho n cross Cnlhoun street, is the, city beafhiK1 plant could be used to heat tin- bnildiiiK it now doog court house. tho parking of iiutomoblleH bocomlnjr more and more of a problem, another attractive, pos- sibility Is claimed for the place. Knat of Clinton .street and opposite the proposed coliseum. Is it large area of city properly now lined aa a dump- IIIK irround which would provide ample space. Those who are looklnR into the ftitnre a little farther Rround south of the .nite in and the hall park could bo utilized to splendid advan- tage JIH nn athletic field and play Around fnr the school children of Fort federal j Nor do they hesitate to point out what it would mean to the city to bnve this spot in the heart of tiling which at the present time Is not. exactly an attractive place, made n bountiful connecting link between t be north and the sout h of Fort Wayne In .such a memorable way. Price of the Site. According to the board of public works, the city may have the option with the property priced at tills belnK practically under tho f iff n res of the real estate board appraisement based on Calhoun and Clinton street valuation per foot. SAYS GERMANY DOES NOT WANT PEACE OF VIOLENCE Justice for hifih nnd low. for rich and poor." the bishop said. "It pro- poses (hat wo Rlvo a meaning i to citizenship in America, in China. I In India and In the Isles of the THE WEATHER WASHINGTON, .Tun. t-Vr'-'nst; Indiana; Unsettled Wednesday; proh- nbly followed by rain; Thursday rnln and enldnr. Michigan; Throatonlnp, with prohflbln ruin Wednesday; Thursday or unow and colrt'-r. (Ihlo: Pair Wcdnejiilay; Tluirsdixy wlW OKHIjlN, -Tun, (By the Assoc.l- ated Hritnln, to-day wave, tho following statement to the Associated Press: "A pe.'icc of rlfiht nnd justice, pro- vided tt is not .'iioii'ly to be a phrase, hoblnd which a poace of violence conceals itself, as a pax Itrltnniiica can only be nuch a pence ns neither en.slavcs nor mutilates the conquered aiid whlcb htm the poasibility of recuperatlnK, of paying bis debts nnd of entering with complete confl- deiico into 'the peaceful c.oinpetiiion of a society of notions. A league of nations which hafi Its rootn only In statutes and Is not In tho hearts of ppoplon Is worthless. "Not only ethnography, but also I geography ihould taken into con- st deration In establishing borders. The Polos and Czechs have no mora right to our mixed-language territor- ies, which owe their prosperity filon9 to Gorman organization and to the German market, th.tn we have to-all the Gorman territories outside the empire. Including the German ports of "Mr. Wilson nnd thn British states- men have announced their war aims to the abolishing of autocracy nnrt militarism and of making good the harm tho war has done, to Belgium ami France, 1 expect confidently that they will now demonstrate the uprightness of their intentions ana that they will not create the Impres- sion that a wnr psyvhosls now mien there, just as it ruled with ua war."