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Anaconda Standard (Newspaper) - March 31, 1920, Anaconda, Montana My Copher and Silver Quot it Pilot to. Liar Silver. Weather forecast Tor Lods a Nim. Cold. For Nair Lay Cloudy. To Mac menial j my Imp vol. . 210. Anaconda Montana wednesday morning March 31, 1920. Price five cents. Players in the standards moving picture a a Romance of butter of urge size firemen will resign if their demands for wage increase arc not granted. Policemen considering walkout. City Hull clerks Ade out garbage handlers quit thus imposing serious con edition upon municipality and Stock Yards face tie up. A i tic ago March ppr cent of Chicago a firemen wiil Alk out unless their demands for a wage increase arc granted a Corge b. Hargan president of a fir firemen s Union notified mayor Thompson this afternoon. Police also Are reports to be considering a strike. Prohibited by Law from strik no the firemen have prepared a heir resignations and placed them n Hargan s hands he said. Moro than too City Hall clerk and stenographer. Who struck i his morn is picketed the building today. The j striking forced were augmented Dur j lug Tho Day we Ben the window Wash i i s were called out. The Council had j Given then a1, per cent increase but they decided to strike for the full j Nion Alc of $36 weekly. Out at City Hall. Chicago March 30.�?with i Coo j a try Hall clerks stenographers and 1 Rook keepers on strike today the Ranii i i i pal garbage reduction Plant cloned Brough the walkout of 400 garbage i handlers and the threat of of per cont i of Chicago tar Conen to resign unless i wag and ances were granted. Chicago i tonight wan faced with a general strike of City employer. I he City Council Early today rejected j a i revised budget calling for an in i l was. Of $1,000,000 to provide salary a d a Nee for City employees but will i continue efforts to find a. Way out of financial i Aru till s. Tin City Hall was picketed by strik i him clerks and stenographers. The police were called out to preserve order sifter i stenographer who rein lined on duty was attacked. The j sessions of the City Council also were i guarded by policemen. Stockyards strike. Chicago March 30.�?arbitration of differences Between 900 striking members of tile livestock handlers Union arid the packing companies was rejected today by officials of the Union who announced the men would remain out until their demands for age increases of from $30 to $4t a month were granted. The men now Veceiva from $ 0 to $130 a month Union Heads said. No shipments of cattle hogs or sheep were received at the Yards today and packing company officials admitted that they would be obliged to shut Down if the strike continued several Days forcing 50,000 other workers out of employment. Mon in of la. Rialto afternoon in Rena the full Monk of on., of the. Life sentence for Williams for part in killing Prenatt jury finds him guilty of murder in first degree without death penalty defense rests Yurith testimony of one. Witness physician Tyyho treated Williams for Yound a Vidow of murdered Man Breaks Down As she describes attack by three men on her husband in the Kitchen. Final scenes in Phi of City finished scenes taken in Busy thoroughfares of Butte to be shown on april 18. Tho Standard s movie a a Romance Al Butte Quot is finished. Yea Ter Day afternoon the final Keenes in the drama were filmed in the presence of interested through on Butte s Busy by inc to and the hero and heroine were cheered again and again a were All the others in the big cast. One interesting scene o f the Day was Tho Dot parture of the wedding party from to. Patrick s Church. On the Steps of the edifice were gathered a big throng of spectators who were taken by Tho camera As part of the scene. Scores of Small boys and girls won provided with confetti to throw at the wedding party us they departed on their honeymoon trip to Rocker. Hundreds appeared in the picture that was taken in front of the Rialto theater. Later Butte at a Busy hour of Tho Day was shown at Park and main streets. Here policemen women continued on Page 7, column 3. Submit agreement to building trades Council for action meeting to be held tonight on question of ratifying flan of settlement Between employers and members of various Trade unions who have been on strike for two months carpenters will act sunday. Suffrage hofe Kio Legal action nearly three millions is still on the one Copenhagen. March 30.�?king Christian announced today his refusal of comply with the ultimatum of Tho social democrats demanding the reinstatement of the Zahie ministry dismissed by the King and other action in connection with the government crisis. Copenhagen March 3.�? by the associated press a it has been Learned on Tho Best authority that a general strike in protest against the new ministry will begin at noon wednesday. It is not expected however to become general before thursday morning. H1cago. March 30.-�?census injures forwarded to Washington for official tabulation according to published reports Here record Tho population of Cook county including the City of Chicago at 3,232,79v. Tile census count for Chicago according to figures published several Days ago totalled 2,884,827. Most Beautiful Quot nurse in world leaves her Job Washington March 30.�?movie men reporters and a curious Public proved too much for Princess Nadija v a is i Lex a Troubetskoy. Styled Tho most Beautiful nurse in Tho world when she tried to work As a nurse in Garfield memorial Hospital hero. The news about a Beautiful nurse and a Princess at that put Tho institution in a state of siege. The Princess informed the superintendent it was Quot too nerve racking Quot and left saturday saying she had a headache. Today she sent word she would hot return. First degree vandalism in California cemetery wooden headboards slabs and monuments thrown about and placed Over other Graves. Merced cal., March 30.�?visitors and attendants found monuments toppled Over wooden headboards pulled up and massive slabs covering family plots torn from their foundations in six of Mercedes graveyards today and the police confessed a they were at a loss to account for the widespread desecration. In some instances the headboards were transferred from one cemetery to another. But no attempt was made to fit them into other Graves All of them being 1 found driven into the ground at random. Some monuments were moved to strange plots and set carefully Over unfamiliar Graves. Some slabs weighing As much As 1,500 pounds each were found thrown about in the litter of other Tomb fixtures. Tho authorities believe the desecration to be the work of More than one Man As Many of the monuments and slabs moved were too heavy for one Man to handle. The Catholic cemetery was the Only one to escape but that was visited within the last few Days and the brass bolts and facings from a family vault were stolen. Tile cemeteries visited last night Are the druids jewish Asphodel Odd Fellows masons and knights of pythias. Possibility Oil a settlement of the building trades difficulty in Butte appeared brighter yesterday when a plan of settlement was drawn up which will be submitted to the building grades Council at its meeting tonight. Whether this agreement will be ratified by the Council or referred Back to the various unions for fiction will be decided at this meeting. It already has been tentatively ratified by the carpenters Aud will come up for final action at their meeting sunday afternoon. The m Rirs it conferences that have a been held by members of the carpenters Union headed by Charles Evans of the International organization on the one hand and members of the executive Board of the associated industries on the other culminated in an agreement to arbitrate All issues so far As the carpenters arc concerned. This agreement will be up for final action by the carpenters next sunday night. Tho arbitration proposal came originally it is understood from or. Evans who presented a plan that had previously been accepted in Billings. The associated industries received the proposition in a Friendly Way but the building trades Council to whom it was next submitted frowned upon it. Or. Evans then asked the carpenters to appoint it committee to assist him and three members of the Union were chosen. These together with the officers of i he associated industries finally reached an agreement which was submitted to tile carpenters last sunday night. It was placed on its first Reading and received an almost unanimous vote of approval sonic 124 voting Aye and less than a dozen voting in the negative. Final ratifying action is predicted at the coming meeting sunday night. Points of agr o men i. I to High Points of the proposed agreement May be stated As follows carpenters agree to return to work monday april 5, on the 1919 scale. During the week March 29-april 5 the carpenters agree to use their influence to induce other crafts to accept Tho arbitration proposal. During this week the associated industries agree not to bring in any More outside men to work on Butte jobs. Carpenters agree to assist in establishing a permanent grievance adjustment Hoard with three representatives from the employers group and three from the employees. Both sides agree to be governed in the matter of grievances adjustment by the International Laws of the a f of l. Building trades. Union agrees that where Loc rules conflict wit International rules the local rules shall give Way. Bot ii sides agree not to discriminate against each other As a result of the present difficulty All firms continued on Page 7, column 5. Many a physical body improved by life in army Washington. March 30.�? service in the army during the world War gave an average increase per Man of 3.35 pounds in weight and .23 inches in height according to compilation of Tho physical measurements of 873,159 men. The average weight of men on being inducted was 141.54 pounds and the average height 67.49 inches which were increased at the time of discharge to 144.89 pounds and 67.72 inches. A decrease of one tenth of an Inch in height was lost by american men during the civil War. Seven separate proceedings rest with tribunal for determination. Washington March 30.�? arguments on the constitutionality of the prohibition amendment and portions of Tho enforcement act were concluded today in Tho supremo court. Seven separate proceedings now rest with the court for determination. The arguments today were on appeals brought by Christian Feigen Span of Newark. N. J., from Federal court decrees dismissing injunction proceedings to enjoin prohibition officials from preventing him manufacturing Beer containing More than one half of i per cent alcohol and on government appeals from judgments restraining officials from interfering with the Manitowoc products company a Wisconsin concern in the manufacture of Beer containing 2.5 per cent of alcohol by volume. Wisk Home Mill described of Asquith London March 30.�?herbert la. Asquith Iii Tho House of commons today described the Irish Home Rule Bill As a Quot cumbrous duplication and multiplication of the institutions and offices a adding that Quot from the viewpoint of efficiency there is nothing to be said for five years for Young Bergdoll new York March 30.�?grover Cleveland Bergdolt wealthy Young philadelphian recently court Martiale for desertion because of lits alleged failure to report for military service under the draft was sentenced to live years in prison according to a decision of the court made Public Here today. New lord mayor of Cork Ireland Cork., March 30.�?at a special meeting of the Cork corporation tonight Alderman Terence Macsweeny was elected lord mayor. He is a sinn fein Leader and several times has been deported or imprisoned. A a Santa be awake san Francisco March 30.�? equipment valued at $18,500,000 has been ordered by the Santa be Road for immediate delivery a. G. Wells vice president announced today. The order includes 150 locomotives 500 Gondola freight cars and 2,500 refrigerator cars j Senate Springs Surprise by ratifying May Settle the question. Jackson. Miss., March 30.�?following ratification of the Federal suffrage amendment by the Senate today support is of the wis in begun telephoning and telegraphing Absentee members of he House to return immediately in preparing for Hie right there. Action by the Senate Carne i Ltd a in in let Surprise in View of the univ is Ole previously taken. The vote to Day w is close and affirm 1 five by the ballot of lieutenant governor a steel after Thea a a a tors present had tied. Predictions that the Bouse we till act favourably on the ratification re so int Ion were made freely a Bill already has been enacted permitting women to Vole in primary and general elections. In event the amendment becomes effective. The House rejected the amendment Fob. 18 in a a vote of i into 23. House leaders learning of the Senate action said the session which was to adjourn saturday night might be prolonged to allow another vote in that body suffrage leaders who had abandoned Hope of favourable action immediately notified their supporters throughout the state to return it once to tile Capitol and renew the Battle should the House act favourably on the Resolution of rat idea Hon. Mississippi s action would Complete the necessary 36 states for ratification of he amendment and would permit women to vote in the november presidential election in most of the states. Delaware hears news from South Dover del., March 30. New of the i alienation of the proposed constitutional suffrage amendment by the upper Branch of the Mississippi legislature aroused intense interest Here today and spurred the suffrage workers to greater efforts to obtain ratification by the Delaware Assembly. The legislators were urged not to Jet the Southern state beat them out in the race that suddenly developed Between the two states. The opponents of ratification were no Lens Active and when the legislature adjourned for Tho Day the situation was described by leaders of both sides As virtually unchanged. The revised statutes committee under which the joint Resolution had been referred voted today 4 to i to report the measure out Quot on its Mer the negative Voles were cast by democrats. It is generally expected that a vote will he taken in Tho House tomorrow. A a a cities show growth. Washington March 30.�? Colorado Springs col., 29,572 increase 49-1, or 1.7 per cent. Meadville. Pa., 14,568 increase i 8 8, or 14 per cent. Grand Forks n. A 13,9 50. Increase 1,472, or 11.8 per cent. Big imprisonment room Meinrod in Lite jury that found him guilty of Murd r in the first do prop. Was tin m Ilieus. Pronounced try judge Lynch lust nil rat Quot to Tom Williams charged with murder of Sylvester j. Prelim. The jury had the ease Tor five hours a turnip tie verdict at 8 0 o Dock. Williams Ere and Alert when the jury Fiji j into the courtroom Trainer his eyes on the thin document that told his fati and followed its Progress from the jury Foreman Ltd clerk until he heard the words a imprisonment in the slate prison a when he dropped his tense expression. Ii Shook hands a Ith his attorneys and thanked them for their efforts in his behalf. Only a dozen persons heard the a a a a a a verdict read although the courtroom had been crowded with spectators for two Days. The Midden visitation of a miniature blizzard doubtless kept Many away. None of the relatives of j Prenatt were present. The trial terminated abruptly abort j by after court convened at 1 3# o clock when la defense produced Only one witness after the testimony a of 21 Wiur oases for Tho Atule had been Given. The hosing argument. Were comparatively Brief and the t. It went to the jury it 1 49 of Elo a. Calmly in Sylvester j. Pron att s told of the events of the morning a it of dec. 9 at her Horn. She answered in a a hear voice All questions pertaining to the few minute. That elapsed froma hts attorney dec docs i Chi the time so amused from Lur bed to answer rap it the kit Lien j door until she held Ber dying hut. I band s head in Ber arms and begged him to speak to her. Alone with dying Xian. Lier Eye fill with tears and her j voice almost failed when she described i Lier in Isles Ness alone with the dying \ Man. The Telephone wires disconnected and Lier feet almost Frozen after she had run barefooted through the a now screaming for help. Quot i was aroused by some one rapping a m the door an by my dog harking in the mrs in Revtt said. Quot i got up. Went into the Kitchen and asked w How her. Some one an Sver Al thas ii was a Friend of Mike Mooney a Man for whom my husband had worked. I went bark to get my Bathrobe and by that time my husband was awake. F Telephone Bates Tion to state Board is Only remedy. The Montana charges were fixed at regular hearing and declared equitable. I leg. 11 action looking to securing it a do lion in til Telephone rates now in car it in Butte win not by Institute a by i air City carried on by mayor Vav. T. Sodden and git a Forney i. I. A briton disclosing tic re a no Legal Munh cd according to or. In Jyh it Niu i dug a a column i seats slipping ton. This decision War. Arrived at following to conference yesterday afternoon i tween the mayor the City attorney officials 41 the Telephone company Aud m. S bum of la i. No Chi f in a n y. I inc disc in j it a now in effect Noble and net Sun Al for tin the conf that the rat dared reus five socialists indications Are that Assembly will uphold majority report. Alban a x. March guilty was the verdict rendered in tin a. Oilily i Alay by a majority of Ltd it judiciary 11 11 f t a in that i with Tiv socialist members suspended on the a a Poling May of the 1910 legislative Mon in charges of disloyalty. Indications were overwhelming to night that Iii decision of the majority of til committee would be upheld i Tho Assembly a. A whole and that la recommendations in the majority report that the socialists seats be declared vacant would be adopted. The size of la majority favouring these propositions was the Only disputed subject tonight. It was reported that at least 90 votes and possibly More than Hio would he East for Tim expulsion of the socialists. Majority Leader Simon i. Adler and assemblyman Theodore Roosevelt let it to known today that they would oppose the unseating of the socialists. The fact were Cje a scary in order to enable the company to operate the decision tiling handed Down by the Montana Public Are ice commission March 8, 1920, the ruling followed a regularly advertised hearing by the commission at which evidence was introduced by the Tele phonic company to show that operating under Tho increased rates grunted during War time Hie Coni puny showed a deficit of nearly $150,000 in six months. No Legal question Quot in my opinion there is no i Gal question involved Quot said City attorney Clinton in discussing the result of the conference yesterday. Quot As i �. It the Only thing which is involved is a question Ltd of fact whether or not the present rate. Arc excessive and All costs of Oplt ration and maintenance must he taken into consideration. The Telephone company claims that the Cost of operation has increased much More in proportion than the rates and titty say they hit operating at a greater to today than in 191 i under the old wage scale my Cost 4t material. A was the situation now stands the Only course which might a pursued is to file a petition with the Public service commission of Montana setting Forth Tho claim that the present rates Are excessive and unjust Anil at the hearing show if possible that this is la Case. The petitioners would thou ask to have the Bourd revise it i decision of March 8, in continued on Page 16. Column i Hoover will accept it if republicans insist while he is not seeking nomination it issues necessitate he will serve he declares. House Hunter is no respecter of the Speed Laws Youngstown Ohio March 30. A Theodore Finney won a suspended sentence on a charge of speeding today when he admitted to the judge thai he had broken the Speed limit but pleaded that he had just heard of a House for rent and was hastening to Quot Nail san Francisco March 30.�?herbert Hoover today telegraphed the Hoover Republican club of California that he would accept the Republican nomination for president Quot if it is Felt that the issues necessitate it Aud it is demanded of or. Hoover said Quot if the Republican party with the Independent element of which i am naturally affiliated adopts a Forward looking. Liberal constructive platform on tile treaty and on our economic issues and if the party proposes measures it sound Summers administration of the country and is neither reactionary nor Radical in its approach to our great Domestic questions Ai d is bal ked by men Whin undoubtedly assure the consummation of hese policies and measures i will give it iry entire support. Quot while i do not and w ill not myself seek the nomination if it is Felt that the issues necessitate it and it is demanded of me i can not refuse or. Hoover stated that he had hitherto refrained from entering into partisan political discussion pending clarification of diverging View s on the great new issues but that recent developments in the treaty situation stagnation in economic adjustment and urgent representations regarding the situation in California had impelled him to Quot confirm the action that my Republican friends there have Al a a a i id Taka without consulting

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