The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, June 17, 1919, Page 1, Image 1

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THE WEATHER
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Th SUtei man. receives the
leased wire report of the As
sociated Press, the greatest
sad most reliable press as
sociation ia the world.
Tuesday fair and Warmer. Moder
ate westerly winds. 1
SIXTY-NINTH TEAK
HALKM, OKKliOV, Tl ESl.Y MOHMMi. 41'XE 17. UM
PRICK FIVE TENTH
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OTCOWItSON
IS MAYOR BY
SINGLE VOTE
Is Elected to Succeed C E.
Albin Def cats Alderman
W. A. Weist by Vote of
: Six to Five.
RECALL OF THE PUBLIC
SERVICE BODY SOUGHT
Vandevort and Weist Declare
State Commission Is Guilty
of Gross Injustice
l Denunciation of the Oregon public
service commission as an inefficient
sei oi ouiciais wno snouid be re
called ran the j mayoralty contest a
close race for feature honors ,at last
uigniu meeting or the city council
After all storm clouds had cleared
away a recapitulation of things ac-
compiisned showed that OttoiJr-WIl
fon had been elected mayor over W.
A. Weist by an" aldermanic vote of
six to five, while the city attorney,
by unanimous vote, was Instructed
to file an appeal from the decision
of the Public Service Commission's
recent ruling in the matter of
suitable warning signal" where the
Southern Pacific tracks cros3 North
Capitol street.
verbal pyrotechnics wtre first
started during the election of a may
or when Aldermen Weist, arising to
a point of - personal privilege
launched a bitter attack against the
persons responsible, for the circula
tion of the petition on behalf of Ot
to Wilson's candidacy.
' Unfair Methods Charged. '
f a numoer oi persons were
Indueed to sign this through absolute
falsehood as well as misrepresenta
tion," he challenged. "They . have
spread their propaganda that Weis
is a socialist: - tbaWVYTelst is an an
afchlst of the worst type: that We st
is a' Bolshevik! and probably has
bombs hidden away in the dark cor
ners of his basement. They have
told around that Weist is almost any
thing and everything."
Mr. Weist then asserted that, he
knew the cards were-stacked against
. him and that he could not be elected
Even before the vote was counted h
announced himself as being ready to
support the new mayor during his
Incumbency, and after a poll of the
council showed that Alderman Wil
son had been elected by the narrow
margin of one vote, Mr. Weist moved
that the election of his opponent be
uue unanimous.
How They Voted.
"Althongh" the " mayoralty ; vote wa
secret It was aid unofficially that
the Wilson .supporters were Alder
men ' Simeral, . Moore, Johnson
Schuake., McClelland and Wilson,
The five voting for Alderman. Weist
were Aldermen UttCr. Vandervo:!,
Anstln. Scott and Weist Aldermen
Smith and Roberts were absent. Mr.
Wilson was placed in nomination by
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BINGHAM DENIES
PHEZ INJUNCnON
Court However Grants Leave
.'to Amend and File New
Application r. In the case of The Pbez company
against the Salem Fruit Union.
Jge Bingham, Iat yesterday af
ternoon, handed down and opinion in
which he declined to grant a tem
porary restraining order, under the
present state of .the record;
r The opinion was based upon the
fact that the complaint, in its present-
condition, does not disclose the
xact nature of the modification of
the' original contract "between The
Phez company aiid the Fruit Union,
mads the time of the increase in
Price from three to three and a half
cents per pound..
Leave to amend the complaint,
setting out the nature of this modi
fication, was granted by. the . court,
with permission to renew the appli
cation for a restraining rder wheay
suea amendment is made.
From statements made by the
cotrt in passing on the case, it would
appear to be the j court's view that
plaintiff would be entitled to a re
training order, as agalns the Fruit
Union, In case the modification or
the contract was not of such a na
ture as to abrogate it.
He holds, however, that there is
no privity of contract between The
Phex company and the individual
Wmbers of the Salem Frnit union
Pool; so that in case a restraining
order is graated against the Salem
Fruit Union, and it I compelled 'to
elirer the fruit, ft will be necessary
for the Fruit Union to take such
steps as 'shall be necessary to coni
Pel the delivery by the growers to it,
under its rowe:s' contf acts.
Red Rupert Turns
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Soldier With Villa
Bandits in Mexico
r That Clyde J. -Red- Rupert,
who escaped from the" penitenti
ary three montas ago, is an of
ficer ia .ViUaV army which is
seeking to overthrow the pres
ent Mexican government, was in
dicated yesterday when it was
learned that paroled convicts
from the-, prison have learned
in Some roundabout manner
that Rupert has joined Villa's
rebel forces and has been given
a commission ;'. . ,
It is said that Parole Officer
Joe Keller overheard two par
oled men discussing Rupert sev
eral, days : ago; whrn one of the
former convicts said he learned
that Rupert had turned soldier
with Villa on the swarthy side
of the Rio Alrande.
Rupert, who was well known
through Oregon as a football
player and semi-pro baseball
player, was convicted in Port
land a year ago for the theft
of $19,000 in liberty bond3 from
the "United States National
bank, where he was employed
as a lobby guard. lie was also
tinder sentence in the federal .
court. 1 : , .
HALVORSEN IS
NEW DIRECTOR
H. L Clark Defeated by Vote
of 2B8 (o 101 Change
at. Next Meeting
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iGeorge E. Halvorsen was chosen
director of school district No. 24 de
feating H. 1. Clark by a vote of 288
to1 101 at the, annual election yester
day. ' Because there was not a quor
um at the meeting ofthe board last
night Mr. Halvorsen's election was
not ratified1 but this will be done
at the nexi regular meeting Tues
day night and he wiM be sworn in
at that time. i
Succeeding Mr. Clark as chairman
of ; the board of directors will be Wal
ter C. AVinslow. E. T. Barnes is the
senior director but has informed the
board that insomuch as he rs to be
absent from Salem muchof the time
during the .coming year he : waives
the chairmanship in- favor of lMr.
Winslow who is next in length of
service. ; .-
The annaal meeting 6f the tax
payers was held in conjunction with
the meeting, there being one taxpayer
present. He was A. A. Lee and he
moved the approval of the report of
the board on financial standing and
condition of schools.
The report" shows disbursements
of $204,58(.02 since the last annual
report on Jane '17. 1918 and cash on
hand of I1026.9C. Total indebted
ness of thet district is $157,075 all
in iu ana tfu year bonds on the var
ious school .buildings.
Band Concert Will Be
Held in Park Tonight
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- The first band concet -jf the sea
son will be held la Willson park to
night at 8 i o'clock under direction
of Oscar Steelhainmer. i
Effort will be made to cufb the
undue noise of children in the crowd
.and of adults talking, to the an
noyance of the remainder of the au
dience." Following is the program
March, E.itree of the Gladiators. .
.. Laurcndeau
Selection 'Amorita' Laurendeau
Waltz, Brides and Butterflies, Moret
Idyl The Glad Girl. ... .Lampe
Selection, 'Faust . . ..... '. . .Gounod
La Rosa de Castello ......... Reiter
Intermezzo Am ina. LIncke
seiecuon, me iv;ij niu..uiuie
aiarch. Gentry Entry. Kuffer
Star Spangled Banner ; . . . . .. . . . . .
Strike BddlyCripples
Winnipeg Freight Yards
wnNNIPEG, Man., June 16.
FV'ght yard here were badly crip
pled when a considerable number of
firemen, switchmen and eng'.heraen
joined the general strike ' todar,
Brotherhood and railroad officials
eaid their places .were rapidly being
filled. Strike leaders threatened the
extension of the railway wa'k-out
to' western i, points at midnight to
night. :i ' '
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Old Oregon Cavalry
Routed Through Portland
PORTLAND, , Or., tfune 1, . A tel
egram was ."received here today from
Senator Charles McNary to the effect
that members of the 148th field ar
tillery formerly the old Oregon cav
alry, "would-be touted through Port
land for parade and reception. Mrs.
George L. Williams, president of the
United War Auxiliaries reception
committee, had telegraphed the Ore
gon senator last Friday and he, had
lost (no time in starting the ball
rolling with the ward epartment. As
thl military aronp includes about
500 Oregon men. a welcome is being.
planned that will equal ana prouamj
outdo! any i previous demonstration.
WILSON WILL
TOUR NATION
FOR LEAGUE
President Will Carry Fight
for ; Ratification of Pact
to People in Campaign
Covering Entire Country.
EXPECTED TO RETURN
TO U. S. BY JULY 1
Again Declines to Produce
Official Text Before
j ; Treaty Is Signed
PARIS, June 16. President Wil
son will leave Paris for his -visit to
Belgium at 10 o'clock Tuesday night.
WASHINGTON, June 16. Presi
dent Wilson, facing a divided senate.
has decided to carry .bis fight for
ratification of the league, of 'nations
covenant directly to the people in a
country-wide speaking tour. ; He ex
pects to begin the trip as soon as he
returns from Paris.
The president's decision was re
vealed "here today coincident with
receipt of a message in which he de
clined to give the senate, in advance
of signing, the official text of tne
peace treaty, requested in a resolu
tion , adopted over vigorous opposi
tion of the league supporters. ,
Neither developments caused great
surprise here, but each served to
emphasize the president's ! position
and to provide further subject mat-
ter-for the debate which begins to
morrow .on Senator Knoxs resolu
tion to put the senate on record
against accepting the league cove
nant' along with the peace treaty.
A tentative Itinerary for the speak
ing trip has been completed by Sec
retary Tumulty but it will, not be
made public until Mr. Wilson finally
has approved it. . It is expected, how-
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1000 TELEPHONE
OPERATORS QUIT
"Hello Girls" in Los Angeles
and Other California
Towns on Strike
SAN FRANCISCO,' Jun 15. Rep
resentatives of approximately 2,700
girl ' telephone operators in San
Francisco, Alameda and Centra Costa
counties voted tonight to go on strike
tomorrow nyornins. (telephone opera
tors . union officials announced to
night, j i .
LOS ANGELES, June 16. Laugh
ter and tears were! the accompani
ment to a strike of, telephone -girls
which besun here promptly at ;V&
o'clock this morningjand aprared to
gain in strength throughout the day.
The girls left f their posts at that
hour and streamed from all sections
of the city to the labor temple, where
they held a meeting to hearten the
doubtful, who wept (copiously, while
their, more stout-hearted comrades
seemed to view the affair as a fore
gone strike, and with chatter and
smiles cheered up the pessimists.
More than 1000 or the 1300 oper
ators employed here left their board3
acording to the strike committee. On
the other hand. C. F. Mason, district
superintendent, of the Southern Cali
fornia .Telephone company asserted
throughout the day jthat only about
5 per cent of the girls were out. The
service, however, was slow and grew
slower as the day progressed, while
the crowds of girls about labor neaa-quarters-
indicated that at least
substantial number had quit work. '
Operators at San Hernardino.
Long Beach and various other points
in southern California left work in
varying numbers. Jt was reported
from San Hernardino about noon
that business was erttirely suspended
there but later long distance calls
were completed with delay. At the
other towns the defections were less
serious.
Electrical workers .whose lead
ers said they were 'J$ per cent organ
ized, left their iost at the various
offices ;in southern jCalifornla prac
tically as a ; unit, according to the
claims of their leaders and the ad
missions of telephone company of
ficials. The latter however, said
they were In shape to keep the lines
up and working and anticipated no
trouble: on that score.
; All the strikers wfll disregard the
action of the national officials in call
ing off the strike, acording lo local
strike leaders. They said a wage
question was involved locally that
they were going to see through.
j The strike of members of the Com
mercial Telegraphers onion contin
ued with little apparent change to
day. :''(
TROOPSBACK
AFTER BRUSH
WITH REBELS
Seven Ragged, High-hatted
Mexican Prisoners and
Many Souvenirs Brought
Back by American Force.
BELIEVE VILLA LOST
50 KILLED IN FIGHT
Bandits Easily Routed With
Only One American Ser
iously Wounded
EL PASO, June 16. American
troops that participated in the pun
itive expedition against the Villa reb
els in and near Jaurez last night and
today were billeted barracks and
camps on the American side tonight
and most were asleep before dark
after their 24 hour of campaigning
As a rear guard to the cavalry, ar
tillery and engineers columns which
wound over the mesa' from the river
late today, seven ragged, high hat
ted Mexican prisoners were herded
into the Fort Uliss stockade by a de
tachment of the fifth cavalry, while
another cavalry detachment drove
herd of 100 Mexican horses and
ponies captured from the Villa forc
es to the remount station.
While no official report of the
cavalry operations have yet been pre
pared for Brigadier General James
n. Erwin and Major General Cabell,
it was unofficially stated tonight at
Fort Bliss that' approximately. 50
Villa followers were killed and pris
oners, horses and mules captured.
One American Shot
One American of the seventh cav
airy, Corporal Chigas. was shot
through the lung bjt a Mexican reb
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After crossing during the 'night
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WIRE STRIKE IS
UP TO BURLESON
Operators Ready to Work If
y Unions Arr Recognized
by Companies
CHICAGO. June 16. Termination
of the nation-wide strike of Com
mercial telegraphers, union officials
declared tonig'nt, now rests wholly
in the hands of Postmaster General
Hurleson. iThey stated a definite
statement from Mr. Uurleson con
cerning the scope of the Order to el
ectrical workers would be awaited
before any move is made.
Officers of the Commercial Tele
graphers Union of America said if
the postmaster ' Keneral's order
granting the right of collective bar
gaining to electrical workers actu
ally covered the striking telegraph
ers, steps probably would be taken
to end the walkout after assurances
ofno unfair deseriminatioti 'against
.them had been obtained.
("In the meantime we shall con
tinue plans for a fresh fight, a fight
for the same rights that have been
expended electrical workers." S. J
Knenkamp, international, president
of the telegraphers' union, told a
meeting of. strl er tonight.
He reiterated that the Ftrike Is
spreading pnd now Includes nearly
25.000 persons, and declared the or
der for railroad telegraphers o re
fuse to. handle commercial business
had closed channels to scores, of
smaller towns throughout the coun
try. - The Western Union Telegraph
company , on the other hand" denied
that commercial business was great
ly delayed.
An officer of the Association of
Western Unin employes went to St.
Louis to confer with officers of the
Order of Railroad Telegraphers in
an effort to have the order against
handling commercial business on
railroad wire3 rescinded.
Yn a number f cities electrical
workers and a few telephone oper
ators walked out today in accord
ance with a atike order recently sent
o;it by the International Rrother
hovl of Electrical workers.
: J. G. Luhrsen. president of the
American rfTrain Dispatchers Asso
ciation -announced definitely tonight
that the 5,000 members of that or
ganization will not handle commer
cial business while the strike is In
progress.
ROTAIUANS IX SALT LAKE CITY
SALT LA K K CITY. June 1C Ro
f aria ns took possession of Salt Laka
today1, more than 3.00.0 strong and
until tomorrow mo-nlng will contin
ue to arrive in special trains until
the total has swelled to approximate
ly 5.00 persons for their national
convention. 4
Olcott Goes' WithiEIM AT WflDH ftF AlflEC TM-
PI Ail w
rlaneS All Way tO
California1 Capital
MATHER FIELD, Sacramen
to, Cal.. June 16- Governor
B. W. Olcott of Oregon arrived
here early tonight from Port
land in an army airplane. He
was a passenger in the airplane
piloted by Lieutenant Colonel
Henry L. Watson, commander
of the squadron of four that
left Ashland, Or., shortly before
noon today.
Two other airplanes reached
the field, but a fourth was un
able to complete the flight be
cause of mechanical difficulty.
Governor. Olcott brought a
basket of trout from Grants
Pass. Or., for Governor Steph
ens. He said he had a "delight
ful trip." He was welcomed at
the field by Warren Bovard.
executive secretary of Governor
Stephens in' behalf of the execu
tive of California, who is in San
Francisco.
Lieutenants James Krull and
Charles S. Schwartz were the
pilots of the other ' two air
planes. Milton IL Klepper.
president of the Oregon Aero
club, was a passenger with
Schwartz.
ORDER DIVISION
OF U. S. FLEET
Ships to Be Equally Divided
Between Atlantic and
Pacific Coasts
WASHINGTON. June 16. Orders
making effective the proposed di
vision of the United States naval
forces into two' fleets of equal
strength, one to be called the Atlan
tic and the other the Pacific fleet,
were Issued tonight by the navy de
partment. Admiral Henry B. Wil
son will command the Atlantic and
Admiral Hugh Rodman the Pacific
fleet
Each of the two fleets will be com
posed of four divisions of battle
ships' and dadnaughls; two divis
ions of cruisers. 1 8 division of de
stroyers: three divisions of sul mar
ines and two divisions of mine lay
ers. Supply, repair, fuel and hos
pital ships, tugs and other auxiliar
ies will be equally divided between
th two fUets. As the Pacific fleet
heretofore has consisted only a few
battleships and some armored and
light cruisers and destrcyers, dock
ing facilities and naval bases cn the
Pacific probably will have to be
greatly enlarged.
There probsblr will be no change
in the Asiatic fleet, the third com-one-it
fore of the navy, except that
Vice Admjral Albert C. Cleaves,
couvmande: of th-j ciilser and trans
port forc.- since the United f.tats
bean sen.lfng men overseas, will be
come commander of that fleet with
Ih rank of admiral.
Vice admirals for the Atlantic and
Pacific fleets will re anmnnc-d aext
week. Vice Admiral W. L. Rogers,
now commandant or the Asiatic fleet
will be the vice adn.iral of that fleet,
but will ir main in command until
Admiral Gleavrs completes the work
of returning the American soldiers
from France. Higher ranks for the
three fleet commanders have be.n
approved by President Wilson"!
Admiral HenrV T.' Mayo wTII be
come chairman of the nary selection
board, charged with selecting offi
cers for promotion and at the expira
tion of that service will become a
member of the navjr general board
nntil his retirement. He has com
manded the Atlantic fleet since be
fore the United States entered the
war.
The date on which the division of
the main fleet into the two units for
the Atlantic and Pacific has not yet
ben filed. Secretary Daniels will
take up division pHns with Admiral
William S. enson. chief, of opera
tions, when the admiral returns from
Paris thia week and will then give
the final approvement of assignment
of ships.
Two of Four Bandits Are
Caught After Bold Hold-up
ROSEBURC. Or.. June JO. Fonr
men visited Scottsburg. Ore., today
In a big touring car. held up and
robbed an Austrian and secured ap
proximately $2000. Two hours later
the robbers encountered a iiosse
under Sheriff Qulne and in a run
ning fight one of the bandits was
shot through the-, hips and badly
wounded. The others escaped but
two of them were caught at Drain.
Or. None of the stolen money has
been recovered as the men assert the
fourth man, who Is free, carried the
cash.
Three Ships on Way from
Vladicoslock With Yanks
SAN DIKGO. Cal.. June 16 Word
was received here today by local of
fices of th Red Cross , that three
shins from .Vladivostok sailing direct
to San Diego, will bring to this camp
several thcusand wounCed Czecho
slovak soldiers. The first ship Is
thn Vanklnr. formerlv the Congress
'of the Pacific Steamship company.
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T. . ,Trx n An nnrTmm i- nimrr II
HANUDUr IUUW1 KANUAU;
GERMANS SEVERELY SCORED
Germans . Intimate
Modifications May
Be Rejected Also
BERLIN. Saturday. June 14.
A canvass of orricial quarters
this evening adauced the posi
tive statement that unless the
revised proposals of the en
tente nations contain most rad
ical modifications. Germany
would not sign the peace treaty.
The government, however, so
far as it still U represented in
Berlin, is not Indulging In the
luxury of undue illusions as to
what the next 4S hours will,
bring forth.
Alleged modifications in the
draft' of the treaty as reported
to Berlin, are rejected as wholly
insufficient to warrant the pre
diction that the government will
be Inclined to subject thear
closer scrutiny.
Emphasis was also placed on
the statement that th cabinet
was absolutely united In Its at
titude and that there was nn
prospect of any division which
might break up the present gov
ernment. Ohio Assembly Ratifies
Woman Suffrage Measure
COLUMBUS. O.. fune 16. The
Ohio general assembly today ratified
the federal woman suffrage amend
ment and passed a bill that will give
Ohio women the right to vote ror
presidential electors In 120 should
the federal amendment not be in ef
fect at that time.
NEW YORK RATIFIES
ALBANY. N. Y.. June 16. The
New York legislature without a dis
senting vote tonight ratiried the fed
eral woman snffrare amendment.
New Yofs: is the sixth state to Tat-
ify. 1 :
Huge Terminal Docks to
Be Built at St Helens
PORTLAND, Or.. June 16. An
nouncement was made today by H.
F. McCormlck. manager of. the
Charles R. McCormlck interests at
St. Helens. Or., that a system of ter
minal docks are in j the course ot
construction there by the company at
a cost of $200,000. ; The McCorm
lck mills have large mills at St. Hel
ens and operate several steamers
from there to California ports.
FEAIt FOR MISSING PIONKKIl
ILWACO. Wash.. June 16. J. W.
Seoborg. a pioneer resident has Wen
missing since last Saturday whea he
started for a walk along the beach
to a place near North Head. Search
ing parties were out today trying to
find him. It was feared he bad bees
drowned.
33 JERSEY COWS
BRING $36,000
World's Record for Average
Price Set at Ed Cary Sale
at Carlton
At an average of $110 each, the
world's record for average price at
a herd sa?e of one man's breeding.
22 head of Jersey cattle were soli
at auction by Ed Cary at his farm
near Carlton yesterday. The tota'
received was ott $36.00).
The highest price paid for any one
animal was $5100 for which Frank
Doerflsr or Silverton bought St.
Maw' Boise Rosairy. a four-year-old
with a record of 668 pounds of
butterfat as a two-year-old. She Is
now being tested araln and Is In a
fair way to a worlds record. Th
sale represents th largest price paid
for a cow west of the Rocky moun
tains. The hig'.t, previous price
was $2500 for a cow sold by Mr.
Cary at private sale U a Bangor, Ma ,
breeder. j . .
Kfxt in importance in sales made
was the purchase by Frank Lau-rh-ry
of Monmouth cf a two weeks' old
bull calf for $2100. The calf U
of the same line of breeding as the
other animals sold and will be raised
by Mr. Laughery for the head of tls
herd.
The Hood farms of Lowell. Mass..
bought a yearling heifer for $2500
and C. D. Itewell of .Moimouth paid
$1S50 for a two-year-old cow.
Mosi of lb breeders :nak'ng pc
ehSRcs were from Washington. Cali
fornia and Oregon though Dr
were evral from th Atlantic and
New England states..
J. W. Hughes of Forest Grove was
auctioneer and K. A. Rhoten of Sa
lem was sales manaeer.
Th aa not include all of
Mr. Ca rr herd he having retained
'some of his finest animals
Few Changes Are Contained
in Revised Treaty Which
Is Accompanied by Note
. of Severe Castigation.
TWO ADDITIONAL DAYS
GIVEN FOR . ANSWER
Hons Must Accept by Mon
day or Allies Will Order
" Armies Forward
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VERSAILLES, June 16 The re
ply of the allied and associated gov
ernments to Germany's counter pro
posals and k revised cops- of the"
peace treaty tonight are In the hands
of Count Vba Brockdorff-Rantxau.
who is on his way to Weimar, the:
to present to the German national as
sembly the jlinal word ol the vic
tors in the war.
Few changes have been made in
the revised treaty. Five days was
the allotted ; period originally fixed
for the Germans to answer res or
I no to the demands of the allies. But
two days additional have bea grant
ed because f the insistence ot the
German delegation that not suffi
cient time had been allowed for
proper consideration of the revised
terms. This will extend the timt
limitation to Monday. Juns 23. If
Germany's reply is "yes" the treaty
will be immediately signed; if Ger
many declines to accede to the de
mands the armistice will be automat
ically terminated and the allied
arnsed forces' will take Whatever
steps they deem requisite to the oc
casion, j
Charges la Red Ink.
The revised treaty contained In
terlineatiecsl.in red ink, where
changes had' been made in It. It
had been impossible to re-prl it the
treaty in tlaie for its ;re"ntation
today. f ...
The covering note of Premier Cle
tnenceaa severely castigates Germany
for p-otestlng against the treaty on
the ground that the treaty conflicts
with the terms of the armistice. M.
Clemenceau says Germany fails to
understand tfce position she ocmpies
today in the estimation of the world
for being responsible for a war whieh
was "the greatest crime against hu
manity and the freedom of the peo
ple that any nation, has ever con
sciously cotnBtJtted.
Without ostentation. Paul Dutas-'
ta, general secretary of the peace
confeence. at 6:49 o'clock this even
ing placed the revised draft or the
treaty and the noli In the hands of
German Legation Secretary Simon,
and. Baron Von Loersner. Hen- Si
mon protested against the short time
given Germany to make. known her
intentions.
OrrToorty Is Brief.
(M. Dntasta arrived !a Ve-sailles
at 6:20 o'clock carrying the momen
tous documents In two parcels
wrapped In prosaic brown paper, and
was conducted to the reading room
of the Hotel Reservoirs.
Here the party was grouped along
one side of the roonrc In front of
M. Dutaita j was a large ma-ble
topped table upon which the docu
ments were placed in two pls. The
Germans' took their place at the
other aids cf the table. .
At 6:45 oVlock Herr Simon Infor
tnally reached across the table and
took the documents and handed
them to Baron Von Loernser, this ac
tually constituting tin formal rt
ceipt of the treaty and the ultima
tarn. A icjrlpt from the Germans
fo- the documents was rtqnircd.
The Gmftans thea returned -to
their apartment In th hotel. Von
Leornser carrying the documents un
der his arm in a green pjttfolia.
Later Count, Von Broekdorff-Rantrai
boarded a train for Weimar, taking
the papers with him. .
FHaclplea VprM-M.
The principles of the oiis'nal
ronditlops hiv been vlroroufly oP
held. as establishing a peare of Jus
tice, but certain modifications In
detail and riany exilanations or the
efrect of execution are nad. The
reply Is in tfo farts a genera! cov
ering letter ajd seriatim diccsions
of the general coaster proposals. The
changes include:
A plebiscite ' opper SileMa. with
guarantees or coal from that terfl-
t0Frontlr lectitlcations In' West
Prussia. " ...
Omission f the third tone in lh.i
Schleswlg plebiscite. ; .
Temporary increase of te Ger
man army from 100.000 to 200.000
men. '
rvlaratlon of the intention lo sub
mit within a.month of signature a
list of thoset accused of violation ot
the- laws an$ customs of war.
Place la Tragoe Adored. ,
Offer to cooperate with .a German
commission en reparations, and to
receive suggestions for discharge
the obligation.
Certain detailed modifications In
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