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Olean Evening Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1919, Olean, New York P-T: Member of ASSOCIATED PRESS VOLUME XL. PRICE TWO CENTS.-. CLEAN, NEW YORK, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 24, 1019. TEN PAGES. NUMBER 199; f nternat bud legislation on Labor will be Taken up by -'in FS i M i O J O Peace Delegates at- second session to _ _ Russicui Leaders Think that Bolshevism w _ -_. Victory THE WEATHER: Cloudy tonight and Saturday. Colder tonight. Cold wave in ex- treme east portion.- Moderate to fresh northwest to west winds, be- coming variable Saturday. Believe Decision to Invite Bolshevik Re- presentatives to Paris Constitutes Vic- tory for That Former Minister Says Bolsheviki do Not Represent-Rus- sia. The Associated Press.) Paris, Jan. Russian leaders Here think Sfiat the decision of the supreme council of the peace Congress to invite the Bolshevist leaders to a con- ference constitutes the greatest victory that Bol- shevism could eVer hope to attain. It would not be surprising, however, if the Bolshevists would refuse to participate in the meeting, they say, using the same impertinent language which they have al- ready adopted in tfieir communications with Presi- dent Wilson. Sergius Sazonof f, former Russian foreign min- ister, and Prince LVpff, former premier, are united in their opposition to the plan, insisting that the non-Bolshevist element of Russia, which is the ma- jority, will be adversely influenced by the decision. Milukoff Surprised London, Jan. N. Milukoff, former foreign minis- ter of Russia, who is-in London, was surprised when told today that the Allies had invited the Bolsheviki of Russia to a confer- He said: ence. "The Bolsheviki are in no wise representative of the Rus- sian people. They are robbers and cut throats, mad dogs who wish to bite others so-that all may be- mad." He said the only way to. settle the Russian problem was to overthrow the Bolshevik rule there, which he declared was sim- plyterrorism and to the majority of the He stated that if the Allies would supply guns and muni- Russians would overthrow Bolshevism. Twin Sisters Committed Suicide a Ship Left Bordeau for lew York Bordeaux, Jan.. Misses Gladys and Dorothy Cromwell, sisters, of New York, leaped from the rail of the French steamer La Lorraine as the steamer was leaving for New York today. Both were drowned. Both belonged to the American Red Cross. A letter found in their state room addressed to the commanding officer of the Red Cross informed him of their intention, "to end it all." Lived in New York New York, Jan. Misses Cromwell'lived at-535 Park Avenue, a fashionable .district. They had spent much time at the front. They were twin daughters -of late Frederic Cromwell, treasurer of the Mutual Life Insurance Company. 27th DIVISION WHEN IT REACHES N. Y.; TO DISBAND AT UPTON (By-the Associated Press) Washington, D. C., Jan. the announcement yesterday that vir- tually the complete strength of the 27th (New York national guard) dif vision had been assigned for early convoy by General PershingVplans be- gan to take shape here for an ade- quate reception to this first combat division to return. If it is found practical to do York city will be given an opportunity to see the organization on parade at full war strength, with -its- fighting equip- its recovered wounded and its battle trophies before it is demobil- ized. Secretary Baker reiterated today his desire that wherever possible either the full strength or substan- tial portion of returning combat di- visions parade in large cities in the section from which they came.- "For said the secretary, "the black Hawk (86th) division, comes largely from Chicago. I am hoping to be able to work put a plan by which a substantial part of that division can parade in Chicago. This division will go to Camp Grant, which is a considerable distance from Chir cago, and the arrangements for getting the whole division to Chi- cago, will very Complicated, and, perhaps, impossible; One plan may be. to have the troops sent through- the city first, 'allowed to detrain, parade and Uien entrain again for camp, thus breaking the railroad Journey." Mr. Baker again expressed a strong wish that the 42d (Rainbow) divis- ion, now with the Americaji army on the Rhine, parade in' Washington as representative of the.entire coun- try and the whole fighting army. Whether it will be possible to ar- range for a complete divisional pa- rade of the 27th depends 'factors, it was said at the war de- partment. In any case, however, a substantial portion of the division will be paraded before it disbands, Camp Upton having been selected as the demobilization .point for the di- vision, with that end in view. Mr. Baker announced that men of the 27th who have already returned, even those who have been, mustered out, would be given an opportunity to march "with their comrades. The sick and wounded will be carried in ambulances or other motor transport. The units of the'27th assigned for return include both Infantry and the artillery brigades, as' well as the di- visional trains, machine gun battal- ions anrj have an aggregate strength of more than 900 .officers, and. men out of a full divisional strength of about The men will return with their side arms, but as yet no artillery has been shipped home from France and presumably none of the motor transport equipment of the trains will accompany the troops homeward, t is possible, however, that hors.es, guns and other equjp- ment to the command a full par- ade complement will be assembled at Camp Upton for its use. If 'the return of the units of the 27th 'is spread over a considerable period of time It may be found im- possible to hold the first arrivals at Camp Upton until the strength is as- sembled. In that event, however, the large units, such as the infantry bri-' gades will be paraded. The units of the 27th specicically assigned for convoy .are: Division (headquarters and headquarters troop, 104th machine gun battalion, 63d in- fantry brigade headquarters, 105th and 106th infantry, 105th machine gun battalions, 54th infantry bri- gade, 107th and 108th infantry, 106th machine gun battalion, 52d field artillery brigade headquarters, 104th, 105th and 106th field artil- lery, 102d engineers, 102d field bat- talion, signal corps, 102d train head- quarters, 27th company, military police corps, 102d ammunition train, 102d supply train, 102d engineer 102d supply train ammunition 'train, train, 102d sanitary train, mo- bile veterinary section, cement mill company No. 1, and the 535th steve- dore company. The list shows that not only are the infantry brigades which aided in the breaking of the Hindenburg line under their Major General John F. O'Ryan, soon to be on their way home, but that the mili- tary brigade of the division which .served with the American army has been concentrated again with the di- In accordance wit hthe an- nounced plans of the war depart- ment the division will go to" Camp Upton for demobilization and will be. paraded in full strength in New York city before it is demobilised. Since many casualties were suffer- ed in the fighting with the British army with which it started, it has been necessary to fill the division up with replacement troops, and it is assumed that the great majority of these men are from New York in or- der to retain th'e state character.' be Offered Presidency of Exe- "cutive Body to Conduct Pro- posed Leap (By the Associated Press) Paris, ...Jan.... Wilson is likely to be offered the presidency of the commis- sion of the league -of nations, the Echo de Paris says today. By the commission of the league of nations is probably meant the permanent executive body for the conduct of the pro- posed league's affairs. Madrid, Jan. monarchy has been proclaimed in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, to a telegram received here from Valencia, on the Portuguese border. Representative of Shippers Asks That President be Siioro of Rate Fixing Power (By the Associated Press) Washington, Jan. with- drawal immediately by congress of the arbitrary powers, possessed by were a popular vote taken today, if was asked today toy Clifford Thome, representing various shippers before the senate interstate commerce com- mittee. He said incalculable In- juries would be suffered by the ship- pers unless this was done. Mr. Thome told the' committee that government- operation of rail- roads was "so distasteful among the shippers of; the United-States-that were a ppoular vote taken today, it would he defeated overwhelmingly." The railroad administration, he saJd, however, had accomplished some good things that must be saved out of the wreckage and to that end he recommended remedial legislation durrtig the interval before the ulti- mate disposition of the railroads was decided upon. "The director he said, "has exercised and is now proposing to exercise, arbitrary despotic pow- ers in defiance to the common law and statutory laws of the country. He has decided and is now proposing to decide, controverted issues be- tween the shippers and the railroads involving' millions of dollars without a semblance of a hearing before a disinterested party." Stockholme, Jan. The Swedish government has sent an ultimatum to the Bolshevik legation here, demanding its departure from Sweden by January 25th at the lat- est, according to the Politiken. El IS PSII Written Statements on Subject will be Pre- to Formulate Plan to be Approved by Simultaneous Movement on Foot Among Workers. (By the Associated Press> Paris, Jan. second session of the peace congress, to be held tomorrow, like the first, will be open to the press. The first subject on the order of. business, will-be international legislation on labor. Under the instructions given at the first ses- sion, the various national delegates have been pre- paring written statements of their views on the labor subject and it is understood that under a spe- cial order these will be received by the congress and referred to a committee which will give careful study of the various reports and endeavor to amal- gamate them into a general project to be recom- mended to .the congress for approval. America's views are believed to harmonize in many .respects with those held by the British delegates. There is reason to be- adhere- to the practice of withholding such reports from publication tin- til formerly presented before'the congress, it is believed that the propositions of the United States are based on full of the principles of the international protection of labor by gov-; ernment agencies, thus offsetting what is regarded as a danger-- otis tendency toward class control of governments. Data Is being prepared to demon- Leeds, England, in 1916. These m Vi rt f d strate a simultaneous movement in this direction by the labor organiza- geiieral look to the relief of labor from international capitolistic con- this direction oy LUC luuui tions in the United States, England j trol and freedom to choose employ- and France, culminating in the adop- ment and places of Ubor. guarantees, Hamburg, Thursday, Jan. 23. The government troops are making short work of putting down the i Spartacan outbreak here. When the troops -began the Spartacans occu-j pied the railroad stations and other government buildings, but since have been driven out. They attempted to attack the city hall yesterday, but were met with a heavy machine gun fire and retreated. Ordinary business was resumed to- day. The troops continue to clear up Spartacan nests throughout the city. The government reenforce- mcnts are on the way to Hamburg and it Is believed that a repetition here of Berlin's Spartacan week has been forstalled. Report Tftat Bolshevist Leader was Taken-BoislievIKi Suffer Losses Basel, Switzerland, Jan. Trotzky. Bolshevik minister o! war and marine, failed to escape from Narva after the defeat of the Bol- shevists by the Esthonians and was taken prisoner, according to des- patches from Libau. Advices from the same source state that, owing to the intervention of Finnish troops in northern Esthonian and Livonia, tlw country has boon completely cleared of the Bolshevist forces. Badly Defeated Paris, Jan. troops have inflicted a defeat on the Bol- shevists near Koszedary, about mid- way between Kovno and Vilna, ac- cording to a report from Kovno to- day. The casualties oC the Bolshf.- viki were heavy and they are report- ed to have lost men in prison- ers. The Lithuanians are said to Ijy advancing toward Milna tion by the French chamber of de- puties, the reports of the Berne con- ference held before the war and am- plified by the congress held at of employment, social insurance, the right of organization and the enforce- ment ol hygienic conditions at places-- of 'employment. llll. HE Central Life Insurance -Company. He was a-member of the Frsf Metho- dist church. The funeral, which will be private, will be held from his late home, Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the Rev. Gr. Williamson officiation. In- terment wHl be lu Mount View ceme- tery. SOMETHING WHICH YOU OUGHT TO BUY la probably offered for sale In today's classified colums. It may be property, or an auto, or used ar- ticle of value. Develop enough of curiosity to "kwp posted." ROSA LIBOK BODY DISCOVERED, IS REPORT (By the Associated Press! Amsterdam, Jan. muti- lated body of Rosa Luxembourg, kill- ed by a mob recently, has been found STIE IS OH Paris, Jan. general trans- portation strike was declared in Paris in the Landwehr canal, according Subway lines, surface cars a Berlin -d a.iita busses affected. Passed ftway at O'clock at His Home oo Rock City ftoad The death of Caleb D. Pierce, aged 61 years, occurred at his home on the Rock City road, this morning at o'clock. His death comes as a great shock to his relatives and friends, a she was about the streets yesterday and was feeling as well as usual, when he was taken suddenly ill this morning at 3 o'clock and pass- ed away a few hours later. The causa of death is given as pulmonary congestion. Pie is survived by his wife; two sons, Otto Pierce of Olean; Earl Pierce of Chicago, 111.; one brother, D. W. Pierce of Sandusky, N. Y.; three sisters, Mrs. Patience Cham- B. F. Hardy and Mrs. Eunice Kellogg, all of Olean. Mr. Pierce was one of the best known and most highly respected residents of Olean. Ke had been for many years, agent for the Union (By the Associated Press) Montreal) has no secret prison' camps, and never has maintained any, her authorities have assured the Dutch minister ia Berlin, according to an announcement by the British committees on prisoners of .war, giv- en out through the press bureau.- The Dutch minister, the announce- ment adds, declares there is no evi- dence of the existence of such camps. Searching parties, however, are still in Germany seeking Allied pris- oners whose whereabouts has not been reported.
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