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Logansport Pharos Tribune (Newspaper) - March 18, 1920, Logansport, Indiana Rus a map if you d of of faculty in getting thl Haros Tribune delivered in. You regularly Call Telephone 22. Up to 6.30 p. M. In a Logansport i pharos Tribune vol. I. Evening edition Logansport Indiana thursday March 18,1920. Price three cents. Schools furnish speakers High school pupils Ca hot message of near East Relief needs into Rural schools. Sister late Czar found living in an old Box car Washington. March 18�? grand Duchess Olga sister of the late Czar of Russia and one of three surviving members of the Romanoff family has been found by american red Cross workers living in a Box car in South Russia. Despatches Here today gave the name of the town where she is living As Norv Rossick. Sig Campaign next sunday leery Rural Church and sunday school will be addressed by one of these speakers sunday. Arrangements for sending parties of four minute High school speakers nto the Rural districts of Cass coun a were made at a meeting held late i wednesday afternoon in the Busi Ness office on fourth Street and amended by members of the near last Relief Campaign committee. A a schedule was planned for sending free speakers together with some person in charge to the various county schools each Day of this week my next week. On sunday speak-3rs will be sent All Over the county nto the Rural churches and sunday school sessions where they will present the matter to the co Grega Sims concludes Story of Navy failure in War Newberry Case a go to jury ear j tomorrow Michigan pictured by Baile in closing address a state crawling with political rot. Verdict of guilty is Belg predicted grand , Mich. March 18.�?michigan was pictured As a state Crawlin with political corruption with Nator Newberry and his 84 co defendants in the Newberry trial re sensible for it when special sistan attorney Frank c. Dailey tin she the governments tells committee his attacks Are not made against and particular closing address the jury today. Against and a articular j or Dally Faura de before u official in department. Navy did its work in spite of delay the jury his voice Ting at times to a shriek As he a bounced what he termed the Pantie cloak of the Newberry work covering their activities in th�i9i8 senatorial Campaign and paired All the defendants As will conspirators. A a bunk a a a Poppycock and a dust Flung in the air to Boscu the real facts a were some of the it is he used. He declared lathe whole Issue the Case was Ether senator Washington. March 18�?Admiral Sims today declared that his attacks were not directed against any particular official of the Navy sent the inner to department but against the depart-1 Berry joined i the others to Lions. All ministers a. Rent a was an organize Ion w obtain the election one i Tho of. School superintendents of the coun concluded his testimony before to Are requested to take notice of a this announcement and be prepare to receive the speaking parties they will be notified in no other Nanner according to the announcement made by a member of the Campaign committee dozen aul War a. I Berry actually participle in things for this work about one doze thea�?zie8 diem selves have re h Occasione i expenditure to Mobile Are owner8 Volunteer heatedly assured us of the i a a More than 83,750 housed the Mittee ask Nur Rose. They i services rendered b your Navy a a cd Money to be spent. E govern heir tars or. Hours i we of the Navy can Ake Pride i mint Conj hers that. V charge desire cars for Only a Loans i record that we achieved. Admiral Haye alm0ftme f. Which they May j Sims said. "115661118 to me that a it the court trusted obtain the election rough the sex Senate investigating committee. Punditiiretk0ft 3,7 i0 and woh a pc nip charged that Twenty a times that the american Navy made amount actually was ent. Did achievements in the War in spite of delays inaction and violation of judge sessions problys will give military principles by the High com i Bis instructions to to jury Friday Mand in the first months of the morning he has ally a noun Admiral Sims declared. I ced he will Rule that Elnator new service in Vort the three speakers director to placed assigned to them these achievements of the Navy in sunday. If you Are willing to should gain greater importance in j verdict of guilty offer your car Call the office of c w. I the Public mind when it is realized. Wives of Many of the braves no later than saturday pendants Loon or notify any member of the Ara pain committee. At 12 30 to May mrs. Bertha Walters with Mabel Walters Eileen Kendall and Robert Worstell in the Elliott car. Driven that they were accomplished not be i appeared in the court a with cause o fan equal amount of of them today. Several Doz govern fic ency in the higher command j ment agents heavily Arn Alc a which directed them but in spite of j were present. A Long delays inaction and violations of fundamental military principles a Richard Elliott made the trip to by the High command. The person Metca. Lucerne and Royal Centre Nel of our Navy afloat in a com there the High school students pushing the Mission assigned them. Spoke before the school students at had a struggle wit the enemy and he various places on the near East also endure the Handicap of a vac Elief work its purpose and we hat j dilating policy of misdirection a was asked of the schools. J gave figures in proof. Others selected to take four min a Admiral Sims introduced tables to show that the full weight of american ships was not thrown into the w a until late in 1918, and that on Ute speakers to different Points in the county on other Days of the week Are mrs. James Rodgers who Cass count wage scale 0 be Public sad will conduct a party on Friday mrs. I armistice Day there were 375 ships state bulletin to con n i wait i vim and Narv on Mon i id Vitamin Rorsi Man Anil a Force of Vincennes adopt new wage scale. Adelbert i Lynn and party on Mon-1 43 Headquarters men and a Force of i Lay and mrs. Josephine Berry and 80,000 in Europe 1 party on tuesday. The High school pupils who will act As speakers on a hese different Days Are to be selected by miss Winifred Bevan chairman of the High school work. Francis Donohue the High school speaker spoke at the knights of Columbus luncheon today. Fraul supt. J. F. Ludders has been. Formed by state superintendent Bryan in the fight to Force adoption of treaty changes if peace pact is not ratified by Senate in coming vote it will be brought up a third time. Admiral Sims recounted protests he had made that Reserve officers w Ere sent to Europe to fill positions that Only trained men should have had and also made charges that the. Navy department promoted men at i t7 a e wage St Home Over the Heads of men whom t. ,. Era in ? used in he had recommended for promotion ,1 e in 0 e a soon. Sun Kraut has been selected to speak be-1 for gallantry in the lace of the en-1 h a yes expressed himself As pleas a Ore the elks at their called meeting a my. He stated that he had rec a a a. ,.h� 8ca. Adopted Here. 1 night in the elks Home. J commended several aviators for pro interest Here in View of t it is thought that this is one of motions for gallantry but that these a new 8ca the finest methods for carrying on promotions were not acted upon in ?. V Ween Aba Publ he work that can be thought of and i til after the armistice while flying scno�18 Dot Only the Campaign committee officers fro Rathe United states came class a out the school officials and the up continued on Page three class b ails themselves Are pleased with the work. I j. E. Ludders was called to the Lewisburg youth meeting held wednesday afternoon Iii Iii Dan it pm 11 a do v and the plan was Laid before him mull la i Yinlum or. Ludders gave his approval of in Washington March 18�? of the treaty is not ratified by the Senate tomorrow it willbe brought up a third time Between now and the june conventions in a last desperate Tipert to prevent it from becoming the chief Issue in the political Campaign. Plans for this arc already under Way and it is said will have the Strong support of William Jennings Bryan and All those senators whose minds a go along a with his. When seen at his hotel today Bryan refused to comment upon what he proposed it do in the event the Senate again refuses the pact for the Lack of the two thirds majority necessary for its ratification. This he said implied that Down in his own mind he thought the treaty would be ratified and he could not make any such admission. Any reservations Are Hight meantime he is bringing into play every ounce of his influence in an eleventh hour Effort to swing enough democrats Over to his Point of View to secure sufficient votes to ratify the treaty with any and whatever reservations there May be attached thereto. It is known however that he has been informed that the chances for a favourable outcome Are slim. A i have had very Little Opportunity to talk with the senators a he said today. A my opinion As to action therefore is based upon the reasons for it rather than upon a knowledge of individual opinion. Faith in democracy. A i have such Faith in the intelligence and democracy of the democratic senators that i am not willing to believe they will join the irreconcilable enemies of the treaty to defeat what a majority of the senators have agreed upon i mean by that the majority of those desiring ratification excluding those i recon Eil Ables opposed to the Bryan refused to look beyond tomorrow when a vote on a Resolution of ratification will be passed on by the Senate but his intimates Here declare he does not despair of wresting the Issue from Tho Campaign regardless of what the Fenas a does now. A the people of this country will be heard from a senator Robert l. Owen democratic candidate for the presidential nomination declared today a and if the treaty is not ratified tomorrow it will surely Corno up again in the Senate before $82.50 to $ 90.01 95.00 to 120.00 class c112.50 to exemption. 115.00 class a. 125.00 Ward principals. 120.00 to h. C. Principals 225.00 amp supervisors. 125.00 to senior High school 145.00 to 130.00 160 storm sweeping trom the West causes damage Porter on Pullman approved but head better kept still Chicago March 18.�?an Etho Pian Faux Pas perpetrated by a Pullman Porter is expected to win a divorce Here today for mrs. John a. Martens. Mrs. Martens testified in the hearing of her Case that when she boarded a train with her husband often taken by him on business trips the Porter looked her Over appraising by and remarked to or. Martens a Well Boss to silo made a pretty Good pick this final action on peace pact due tomorrow suspension of Senate rules would bring action tonight but such action is not anticipated. League of nations now Campaign Issue new tax system is demanded by Treasury head Complete revision of present plan to meet nations need must be made by Congress. Washington March 18�?possibility of the adjournment of Congress prior to the meeting of the National convention was precluded by the action of Secretary of the Treasury Houston in demanding the adjustment of the nations tax system at this session according to leaders in Congress today. The decision of the supreme court exempting Stock dividends from income tax Levy the demand made upon Congress for a Bonus for former service men and the demand made by Bankers of the country for an adjustment of the tax system had caused preparation on the part of the House ways and Means committee for drafting a tax Bill As a substitute for the act passed during the democratic control of the House. The original plan of the Republican leaders was to abolish the excess profits taxes and to place a Flat sales tax of one per cent on All sales of commodities. General taxes on incomes known As Normal taxes would remain the same under the plan proposed. Fansler to attend memorial meeting attorney m. L. Fansler will go to Indianapolis Friday being called there As a member of the Indiana War memorial committee attend an important meeting of the representatives from each county of the Indiana War memorial committee. Or. Fansler goes to the meeting As Cass county a representative receiving the a ointment recently from governor Goodrich. The called meeting will be for the purpose o making an attempt to further the movement for a War memo Washington March 18.�?final action on the peace treaty by the Senate is scheduled for tomorrow four months Atter its first defeat on november 18. Senator Lodge the Republican Leader served notice he will hold the Senate in session tonight if necessary that the Resolution of ratification May be whipped into final shape before the end of today a session under the rules of the Senate the Resolution would lie Over a Day or until tomorrow. A suspension of the rules would however permit a final vote on it by tonight. Such a vote is not anticipated. However until tomorrow. Senator i Lodge plans to get rid of All pending reservations and amendments and of other Loose ends of the treaty situation at today a session so that a final vote will come not later than tomorrow. Defeat anticipated. Defeat of the treaty for a second time despite last hour efforts to Force ratification is generally anticipated on All sides. At least 15 republicans and democrats Are expected to vote against ratification As a result of the coalition Between the a opposed to the treaty on any condition and administration senators standing unalterably against the Lodge reservation program. Only 33 votes Are needed to Block ratification. Tremendous pressure is being brought to Bear by outside influences political and otherwise to compel ratification. And War by Resolution. Defeat of the treaty is expected to be followed by an attempt to end the technical state of w a still existing Between the United states and Germany by the adoption of a Resolution declaring peace to be re established Between the two countries. A Resolution by which the treaty would be returned to the president with a notification that the Senate had failed to ratify it is also contemplated. Whether the treaty is ratified or not leaders of All factions agree the question of the entry of the United states into the league of nations can continued on Page three. ,�?z0pus razed and crops by Crew cd in Ludjan. 240.00 Jip rooted throughout i Anoli to hoi so the National 210.00 180.00 175.00 Earnest support i Junior High school 125.00 to a reducing the speakers in he Rural Harry Baker. 20 years of age. Re j the average salary in grades not schools and assured a he work his j siding in Lewisburg was seriously including Institute fees is $102.16. I injured this morning at a 30 at the w. Himelick superintendent of Lime Kiln. Or. George Miller the the fort Wayne schools in a Tele attending physician directed that the Gram to supt. Hines states that a injured Man be brought to St. Minimum salary of $1,200 a year has Joseph Hospital where his injuries been adopted for Grade teachers in w ill be examined. Or. Miller de port Wayne. Dared this afternoon that he be j a a _ lived the youth had suffered the do uni let fracture of at least three ribs and re urn i Ludy us in i May have sustained an injury to his spine. Appointments to the Board of Baber was t aught Between the j children a guardians of Cass county giant scoop and a Brick Wall As the a. Former was heme have been announced by judge Lerreck laity of Tho circuit court they Are a a mrs Henry Mehaffie mrs. Fred Colorado Kansas Nebraska. And members of Board children s guardians raised by the House considers plea to continue wireless messages two More candidates Dykeman. Mrs. Adelbert Flynn. Or Charles h. Mccully. Or. James l �-.�?o31 enter political Arena serve a period of three years mrs. 1 1 uni Una Hll Ullh Mehaffie and or. Gilbert for two years and mrs. Fred Dykeman and Washington March 18 a facilities for wireless commercial and press message business Between this and foreign countries were considered today by the House merchant mar Ine committee. Representatives of business Organ f Iza Tion publishers the Navy radio James m. Sine of Galveston has or. Mccully for one year. J adult it unwed his candidacy for the re the members of this Board serve ii Mvi i of corp rations we a Given a hearing without pay. Their duties Are to see la l a ule Resolution a amp Ich Bas passed to the care and supervision of neg to Vinn to i t amp i no a Senate authorizing the Navy to elected and dependent children under treasurer of pm. It ii continue its wartime ship to ship eighteen years of age of this coun Republican tick othe mess age business and to Acy to provide for the Protection of Ive Candida Ari in the i j transmission commercial abandoned neglected and cruelly Are expected to 5 t ? a cup Mesa amp is at tolls not less treated children and to Makr rec the 52?�� la of Quot Cost the Nav it up performing commendations for sending children hav Iii an if 4 t a service however is not to in u eos Nav Oroliu a or la Torya ready seemed by i set in asm. Radio Camara my. Nyer colo., March 18.�?a Gale 9a Down from Wyoming and at Colorado and Nebraska today velocity of 70 Miles an Quot a i some sections doing much in Eastern Colorado and we Nebraska. Buildings were Raz d crops up rooted. To kan., March 18.�? a High wind dust and san it a reported this afternoon to bed a to such an extent Over the Tad tracks that trains Are Bavin be detoured in Kingman country Miles South of Here. Wire Down and Only meager re ports been received of damage Apolis to House the National Headquarters of the american i Region. Discussion will be held of the threatened removal of the National Headquarters to Washington. A member of the committee who has recently returned from Washington reported that it is taken for granted at Washington that their building will be the permanent Headquarters of the legion. The state memorial committee committee composed of the county chairmen of the Liberty in it an Campaign asked that a special session he called to make an appropriation for the project. The discus demands hard Coal miners new i March 18-�?discussion of tapers demand for a 60 per cent. Grease occupied today a sea of Anthracite Coal operators Al slab scale committee of the l workers Al though to stators gave no indication of than cd on this question no Snag in the deliberations and operators apparently Jaar no time until team to a Routa i Spanish american War veterans to organize tonight the Spanish american War veterans of Logansport and Cass county Are invited and urged to attend a get together and organization meeting this evening at 8 of clock in the chamber of Commerce rooms in Pearl Street. Department commander of Indiana. Homer Dale and adjutant f. A. Spray will both be present and address the meeting. It is expected that a Spanish Aux Erica War veterans association of this county will be formed at the get car tonight. Announce tests for graduation from the grades examinations will be held saturday at various Points in the county. Saturday examinations will be held in the school Sof the county for graduation from the eighth Grade. Each examination will be held at previously appointed places and will he in charge of an instructor appointed by j. E. Ludders county superintendent of schools. The tests and places for holding the same Are As follows Lincoln. H. E. Cree conducting the examination Deacon. Wanda Lybrook in charge Walton la. W. Hann Jefferson. Lake Cicotti. With Hobart Eldridge Roj Al Centre Marvin Fultz Luemer Detta hike me Tea. W. H Haas. Another examination will be held of eighth Grade pupils from Clay. Noble. Eel. Washington and Miami township on saturday the third saturday in March in Central building with supt. Ludders in charge. Or. Ludders announces that none but eighth Grade pupils will be permitted to take this examination. Semi annual examinations for Short term schools were held the 15h and 16th of this month in All schools of the county. The examination was in the Way of a promotion for Grade pupils. Superintendent Ludders stated that Tho commissioned High schools of the county will hold their examinations at the close of the school term. Manuscripts questions and posters for the examination to to held will be furnished but the pupils will be required to furnish pens and Ink for Chaix own. Am. Collapse of revolt brings new danger of communist Rule True situation in Germany now matter of doubt the real situation in Berlin today was unknown As no message had been received direct from that City from Midnight to this afternoon. Numerous reports from Copenhagen the Hague London Paris and elsewhere indicated that the spar racist movement was still making headway and that it had gained impetus from the collapse of the revolutionary regime of von Kapp and von Luetty Itz. One unconfirmed report from Berlin stated that he had committed suicide after fleeing the City. A report had him arrested by the spartan lists. It was officially reported that president Ebert and minister of defense Noske of the Ebert government had arrived in Berlin but this was doubted by the German charge do affaires in Paris. The Hague heard a report that von Luetty Itz who fled from Berlin following the collapse of the a up Start government had begun negotiating with the spartan its for the establishment of a soviet Republic under military co operation. No further reports from fighting in Berlin had been received this afternoon but the spartan its w Ere said to have erected barricades throughout the suburbs and w Ere strongly armed. There was a violent Battle at Leipzig where Twenty More persons have been killed. Spartan its have seized the Barracks at Nurenburg. A soviet has been proclaimed at Furth. One of the biggest Industrial cities in South German. Communists gain impetus with the fall of von Kapp the Hague March 18�?the communist danger at Berlin is still very great according to All advices reaching Here. Large numbers of w workmen in the suburbs have obtained arms and Are in an excited Frame of mind. The future behaviour of the Independent socialists is most Uncertain. One report received Here today but which could not be confirmed j said general von Luett Witz former commander of the revolutionary troops at Berlin who resigned and left the City is now in negotiation with the Independent socialists and has proposed the formation of a soviet Republic under military cooperation. Von oven in command. General von oven is said to have succeeded general von Reecht As commander of the troops in Berlin. Troops supporting the Ebert government Are expected to arrive in Berlin tonight. A crisis has been reached in Westphalia and Saxony. Soviets have been reclaimed at Hof and at Furth next to Nuremberg the most important Industrial City in Bavaria. Communists at Dortmund attacked government forces and were victorious after a violent Battle. Grave disorder everywhere. Government troops Are concentrated in a number of towns but at continued on Page three. Loans to Poland by great Britain Washington March 18.�?great Britain is making huge Loans to Poland according to cabled advices today from Hugh Gibson. American minister at Warsaw. An Extension of credit of Twenty six million pounds has been made to Poland by great Britain to finance the Purchase of British goods the Cable stated and another loan of 300,000 pounds has been made for the purpose of paying transportation charges on 100,000 tons of flour bought by Poland from the United states Grain corporation. A report that great Britain has loaned Poland 800.000 pounds for the Purchase of British merchant ton-1 Paha i Berlin filled with wild rumours As to Fate of Chancellor of fallen revolutionary regime a allies ready to Advance. Fighting is continued London March 18.�?an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Amsterdam today stated that according to Telephone messages received there from Berlin the Rumor is current in the German capital that Wolfgang von Kapp who resigned yesterday As Chancellor of the German revolutionary government has committed suicide. President Frederich Ebert of Germany has arrived in Berlin from Stuttgart according to the Exchange Telegraph dispatch. A Telegram received earlier in the Day by the times from Amsterdam quoted a Berlin dispatch to the Telegraph As saying that von Kapp and general von Luett Witz had both fled from Berlin in automobiles immediately they resigned. General von Luett Witz commanded the revolutionary troops in Berlin. President Ebert ordered the arrest of von Kapp and von Luet tilts it was reported from Paris. Fighting continues. Fighting in the streets of Leipzig has been continuous since 4 of clock yesterday afternoon according to a Central news dispatch received Here today. Barricades have been erected in the City a thoroughfare. Twenty persons were killed in an attack on the railway station at Nurnberg. The attack was repressed. At Rostock a German seaport workers made a Surprise attack and captured the Barracks. Report of arrest. The Central news Agency circulated a report this afternoon that von Kapp who resigned late yesterday As revolutionary Chancellor at Berlin has been arrested by the spa racists. According to advices to has Agency communists in Westphalia we Ere attacking both the von Kapp and Noske troops. The Central news is authority for the report that a the allies Are ready to Advance into the Neutral zone lying just beyond the Allied military lines in German in the event of further disturbances. Add German revolts three chief leaders of Hun revolution fugitives from Berlin Berlin. March 17. La p. M la three of the chief leaders of the revolution Wolfgang von Kapp. General von Luett Witz and colonel Bauer have All fled from Berlin it was Learned tonight. Von Kapp and von Luett Witz left immediately after they handed their resignations to vice Chancellor Schiffer of the old Eberte constitutional government. General von Reecht who was left in command of the revolutionary troops promised to remove them from Berlin immediately. The situation is very bad. Unter Den Linden the chief thoroughfare in Central Berlin is filled with barbed wire entanglements and machine guns. The Reichs Wehr troops supporting Ebert government is threatening to attack the Baltic troops supporters of von Kapp unless they Are withdrawn Forhy Ith. 50,000 Reichs Wehr troops. It is estimated that there arb about 50,000 Reichs Wehr troops in Berlin and environs. Their leaders claim to have enough soldiers to crush the Sparta Cist movement. Sparta Cist leaders control the strike situation however. A racists chiefs called a Herr Schiffer demanding the dismissal of Noske and a revision of the Ebert Cabinet. Leaders of the Independent socialists demand the surrender of All persons responsible for the von Kapp uprising so they can be tried for High treason. They insist no amnesty shall be declared. The communists ask the demo Ilia Tion of the Reichs Wehr on the ground that these troops Are reactionary and untrustworthy. The request is rejected with explanation that if the Reichs Wehr were disbanded continued on Page three

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