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FORTY- SECOND YEAR NO. 205. FOURTEEN PAGES.
SALEM, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1919.
PRICE TWO CENTS
Plans To Entertain Shrincrs
1 Who Visit Portland Session
Next Year, In Salem Are Made
Officials Investigating Alleged
waste vr Articles -Shipped
. Jauto to the ceremonial, will bo em
SUSPENSION OF EXPORTVcUhtoT.throl,gh Barcm
I: UKliLU 1U KLUUU lUMiv
Colver Savs Americans Only
; nanon rermuuns rooa
! Use As "Poker Chips."
', By Ralph F. Couch
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Washington, Aug. 30. Officials here
today are investigating a report that
big shipments of American food are spoil
ing in, England because the strike of
the transport workers has . congested
docks and whr.rvcs. ,
Food shipped from New York and
" Boston is reported to be piled high on
docks at Liverpool ana soutuampion.
'.t Monnwliilo Attnrnev Crenevnl Pnlmcr
is awaiting action of congress on hisj
control bill providing jail sentence for
Upon how soon congress passes the
amendments will depend whether: Hie
government will be permntvutly suc
- cessful, "Palmer believes, in forcing fur
ther food price reductions within 90
Through the efforts of Snlem Shriners'
the Arabian Knights club, alqm will be
frivAR an nnnortunitv to entertain for
one day 1,000 or more Shriners from the
easth who will attend the national cere
monial to be held in Portland next Juno.
And not only will arrangements be
made for Salem day', but action was
taken at the meeting last evening of
Shriners and prominent Masons, inhere-
by the thousands ot tourists coming oy
a -iers will not take place until next
4 flkalreadv plans are under way in
Pv Ji to 'care for the 00,000 to 75,
000. ""ays, and in Salem, in order that
the V rinds who pass through the
city w . Know that Salem is the center
of the Loganberry industry of tfie coun
try country, as well as a great fruit
raising country. ...
Tn order that Salem mav at onco be
am it nrenarations for next June, at
the meeting last night, Lot L. Pearee,
president of the Arabian Knights ,club,
appointed an advisory committee of
John H. Albert, Dan J. Fry, Z. J. Biggs,
Dr. C. A. Olson and B. F. Shaver.
As a "pep" committee, one that will
ore down to work and keen alive the
fact that Salem has the opportunity to
show itself to thousands or nunners,
President Pearee appointed Hal D. Pat
ton, Walter Smith and Lee Gilbert. -And
tn hrinir to the attention of 32nd
device Masons and members of De Mo-
lav commandery, as well as all inemrjcrs
of the fraternity, a membership com
mittee of ten will be appointed by the
orosident. whoso duty it. shall bo ..to
secure additional Shriners for the cere
minimis for next January and Juno.
TJiifl to the fact that Salem ha-s had
no literature or. has had printed and
pamphlets lor tne past rive yearn
showing what is going on in this part
of the valley, and advertising commit
tec was appointed, including Fred A
Erixon and Lee Gilbert, who will con
CAN PREVET1T :
(Continued on page eight)
Mrs. Theo. Roth Is round
Kenneth T. Roth," the nine-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Iloth of
925 D street, was drowned last night in
north Mill creek near the Summer btreet
bridge. ' .
Would Bar Exports. w;ii, iinh nt nt.hnr children he
Washington, Aug. 30, Suspension of,ia(1 been .Aaving on the banks of the
exports of foodstuffs, or licensing of, ... t1ie venw, had a
net with whicli he was catching min
nows and it is thought that whilo plying
his net, he became separated from the
other children, and accidentally stef
noti J in nun of the deerj water'nolos.
In the evening he had been helping
hie mint. Miss Pollv Pearmine, when ho
told her he was going to the creek and
invited her to come along. Later Miss
Pearmine went to look for the boy and
not finding him, became alarmed, Mts
pth fonrinir thnt he was in tlw water-.
asked that the creek be searched in the
deener holes. The body was not recov
ered until about 9:30 o'clock.. Thysi
cians wore immediately called and the
an MM .
Request ror lesumony is
would lowof 'the cost of living within
tne wu aay truce perioa esiauimneo uy
labor, in the opiniou of William R. Col
ver, chairman of the federal trade com
In an interview with the United Press
today, which he explained was an ex
pression of lus personal views ana not
an official expression by the commis
sion, Colver said:
"There is au single cause for the high
tost tf living. Therefore there is no
panacea. This is the only nation on
earth that permits Us foodstuffs to bo
used as poker chips. This is the only
nation where speculation is permitted in
food each a canned nun, iruits auu vege
Intervention Of President Can
Alone Ward Off Tie Up Of
TO ANSWER UNION NOTE
Workers Asked To Postpone
Action Until Othciais tan
Washington, Aug. 30 f- Samuel
Gompers, president of the American
Federation of Labor, today an
nounced that the epcecutiye council
had decided that I; the federation s
shall take no staid at this time
with regard to the Fluinb plan. A :
sub-committee has been created to ,
' examine all facts and obtain adtice ;
from all who can,' contribute and
later to report t tli executive ?
council on the entire matter. ; . '
Battle Predicted When
Senators Attempt to Thrash
Reservation Into Final form
Wosliinivton. Aue-. 30.tA sharp strug
gle in the scnato foreign relations com
mittee over the form ot treaty reserva
tions when the subject is taken up early
next week forecast here touay.
. RiMiiiMir.an views on reservations vary
widely. ' Senator Lodge, chairman of the
committee, is confronted witn tno tasn
nt KMiniieilinir the ideas of Senator Mc-
Cumber with those of Senator Knox and
senator nranaegee ior uomuvra.
Again Lodgo s own ideas ao nos en
tir.iv mnteh thnn of Knox and there
are irreco:icilables Johnson, Boru'ii and
( nil wno must be reckoned wai.
Demnnrata will tnhc'no more part in
itsservalion m:.king than in adopticiuoi
textual amendments, which being power
less to stop-, they merely opposed to the
Umit of their voti.ig power. , f - , -With
but one more amendment in
sight reservations will come up early
next week and the committee hoi es to
get-the treaty reported by wouuosaay
or' Thursday. The vital and truly im
portant committee worn is now in signi,
many members feel. 1 ' ,;; ,'':;"-' ,:
Paris, '.. A'ugi 30. (United Press.)-
General Pershiiig refused today to testi
fy before the congressional committee
inquiring, into American war cxjjohui
tures in France. ' '.
PnHiiwinnr Pnrshinirs' refusal In testi
fy, Congressman Bland, chairman of the
committee, issued a statement declaring
thai-Ms- action waa typiearexampie
of . the war department's indifference
and its contempt for the wishes of the
people. 1 : .
Replying to Bland, persuing said ne
had no desire to conceal the records of
the Amorican expeditionary force,
which were open in every way. He add
eti. however, that on the eve of his de
parturc for home, it would bo physical
ly impossible to grant tne commmee
request, which would necessitate the un
packing of the records relating to the
affairs of the A. E. F.
The ono amendment yet before the
committee is that ; of Senator Fall's
striking out the labor clauses. The
committee adopted three others late yes
terday, thus nearly cleaning the slate
of textual changes proposed.
. Tho treaty opponents met today ' to
try to decide on plans for stumping the
country in opposition to President Wil
son. They have been unable thus lav
to determine how many senators stall
go, or when, or where. Senator Lodge is
uying to discourage the whole by
pointing out that t:iey can get bettei
publicity by remaining in WaBlimijton
una answering the piesiueni irum ui.
The committee mot today to hear a
Dlea for Irish independence. In tno sen
ate, Seuator Owen, Oklahoma, was
scheduled to deliver a speech in reply to
that made by Sonator JLoage ou Augum
. . . : I V. 1 1 1 .. .. J .. - , rtv.
iv wnnn rnfl vniiiiiMM'.iiu it;uut.-i nan .
on' an ovation, following his attack on
the pact. . , .i-... ..,
By Fred S. Terguson :
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
: Washington, ; Aug. ;30. Iiitervontion
by the president , appeared. todi,y io Jit
the only thing that will avert a strike
ol union workers in tlicstcr) 1 industry,
if they attempt to ; carry out their
threats. ' :
Tlin tinln limit O'lVll .T iiHta ' (tTV.
llicad of the United Sts; e' steel rovpora.-
lion, ior reply "xo ttwr lun iciwr wi mc
.toel wnrkiii-Mf 4nniuiltte. renuentincr a
conference, had expired without u reply
being received. . ;r
The committee informed Gary th&
ti'iy cou.'d be reached at the KaUon.il
n a cuiuieu iiu, Aiuitn aiiii --
. t. -i. nurnr liruu rni irum uh, .nu """os,
TUUieS. . HUI O'llV IKimo -tuwo iw'J'm i r.
,i i their cans, but before the snow is oft but all efforts to resuscitate tne boy
the ground where the seeds are planted, were futile. .,,,,.
lefore the ice is off the river, where The funeral services will bo held at
the fish are to be caught. . : 4:30 o'clock from the home Sunday ii
"The profits of speculators in food, ernoon. and will bs conducted by tne
represent no useful service, cutting them Rev. George F. Holt. Burial wiJ be in
out can hurt no one. the City View cemetery.
"If exports of foodstuffs were sus
pended, prices in this country would be
Hog Prices Tumble.
1 FINE FARM SOLD .
The W. L. Upson ranch of 61 acres in
Sr.nth Siliprton has been sold to 11. D.
., , ... . nn tm, 1.1.1. TJillor n-f VVoodburn Who Will tnKC POS-
of living in Portland is due for a turn- session ot his new property as soon as
ble-at least as far.aihe price of pork the same is vacated y "P
is concerned. wUl be between now and the middle ot
Hogs dropped" $5 per hundred on the September. Mr. Miller is a brotii.'r of
K " I ; Elwin Miller, who owns nn up-to-date
(Continued on Togo Eight.) I ehickou lanch near by.-Appeal.
California's Railway Strike
Effectively Ended; Federal
Operation Threat Does Work
. .. -in f.,;fi At tl.a nffinn nf William Snroule. dis
rrancisco, auk- . , ., ,
-California's rail strike had end- trict manager for the rail admiinstra-
. ..: l.., T.n Anon ei Hon. it was said tnr.t eiiori noum uu
a scant seven hours before the govern- made today to move perishable freight
Passenger service will be normal w ithin
f.or hr.urH it Wftfl flflld.
The Shore Line Limited left for Los ; ble track lines
Anizeles at 8 o'clock. Seven trains will
make the run today from ran i raneisco
m.nt nltimntiim exoired made it un
necessary for the government to put in
to effect its threat to operate the trains
beginning at 7 a. m. today.
. .... itnnn nirid liv
tintinn. however, tolnml Ofiklcnd to Los Anaeles
run. the trains a -id Hundreds or nqranes
had been sworn in to protect property.
Governor Stephens had eome to the
assistance of the rail administration and
had enlled upon all mayors, sheriffs and
other peace officials to aid the govern
ment. The Los Angeles strikers voted re
luctantly to return to their posts. The
ii meVtlniT lasted three hours and was
one of the most stormy labor sessions in
the history of the str.te.
A. F. Whitney, international vice-president
of the Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen, who addressed the meeting,
was hissed. Epithets were hurled at
him. At one time only the prompt ac
tion of conservative prevented radicals
from sweeping Whitaey off his feet. A
dozen radicals with clenched fipts start
ed for him, but were finally ejected.
FRANCE MOVES FAST
Twelve Hundrel Miles Of Rail
way Restored Since Armis
Pm-ia. Auof. 30. France has restored
over 1250 miles of railroads in the de
vastated districts sinco the signing of
the armistice. This mileage is in addi
tion to the 1000 miles which had been
provisionally repaired before the actual
end of the righting, l.ee tnan iuu mues
of destroyed roadbed remain unservice
Of the destroyed railways between
Paris and Belgium ou the Northern Hull
lv fl-t dpi- cent of the 1101 lions
out of service last November have been
restored. On the Eastern Rauway the
restoration has been less complete, but
even ou this line which suffered heavily
on the Champa igue a :d erdun fronts,
over 80 per cent of the lines are again
Mm.li ,f tlm restoration work has had
to be of a temporary nature because of
the sohrtagc of materials. The haidcst
work was encountered in the region
about Verdun and along the valley of
tl,o full where numerous tunnels and
bridges were destroyed. Nearly uiie.-half
of the restored mileage lias lieen on aon-
SIT TIGHT. ADVICE
Washington, Aug, 30. The
' main thing to do is to -sit tight
in the boat, President Wilson
told tho governors committee
which called on him yesterday,
according to Oovernor W. 8.
8proule of Pennsylvania today.
The wbiiildine of the network of can
als is progressing almost as rapidly as
the railway work. The total destroyed
mileage of canals exceeds TOO miles, to
gether with 450 bridges and 115 locks.
By October I the greater portion oi
these lines of cheap transportation will
Trains left Bakersficld and Fresno
today for the first time in several days.
The strikers o i the I'acuic l.iectnc
e r n in(r.L. l,av. tint w'timied
UU. I A - 'VO .......VB "
.I,..;- .trlr T w,,a t.i jiiKinort thcseMiavp been rebuilt.
men thnt the sympathetic strike of rail Simultaneously witli tne ranroaa re
men was called' whiiout sanction of their buildings the factories in many ot .iu
international officers. " "martyred" cities are resuming pi uduc-
. - ition on a small scale. Machinery, stoi-
W. R. Scott, federal manager of the i en by the Germans, is being collected in
Southern Pacific, made the following 'all ports of Germany and shipped bach
statement to the United Press: I to the almust efnpty factories in i.nie,
"Everyone in the vnrd and road serv-1 ian and ht. vueuii- Airracy- uei
.. ..J ... .!... l.!..r.A . nC ..ln manliin.fV U Hll I11fltlr-
ice wno has oeen paneu iw um a um iuhx -j
working and all passenger service is!ital have been gathered and shipped
" .. .. . . ...... . 1 tin. ...niimtl.
moving normally today, as yet our re
ports are incomplete on the shop situa
tion, but there are no indications ui un
hotel, Washington, until last night. Tney
wniteil until ft lnte hour, whoreuno". Sec
retarr Foster announced hu was laklai;
a 1 1 a in tor iiome.
Kin-lv tntlsv. whpn a renlv was still
li-k r.g, John Fitzpntrick, head of the
committee, detiated tnere was -"uotning
mni't. Iri l.o rlnnp. "
1Jvniilint flniiineVR nresenteil the eK
of the steel men to the president along
with an outline of the general laboi sit
uation yesterday. Moantime telegrams
were sent out, asking local leudirs to
prevent any praeipitate action by the
men, in advance of a review of their
case by the president and recommenda
tions from the committee.
The letter to Gary, however, informed
him that the only way the committee
could prove its authortiy, which. Gary
questioned, was to enforce the strike
vote of the men.. The committee mem
bers regivrd Gary's failure to reply as
closing the channel of direct negotia
tions. As their final letter was not sent
to Gary until after x-onsultatioit with
Gompers, it is assumed the A. I". of L.
leader entirely supported the steel men
before President Wilson.
With the crisis threatened by the inil-
wav shopmen passed for the moment,
the attention hud switched to stee. to
day, though there was still the lurking
mici-itaiiity of whether the shopmen can
be kept in line. -
M' ti n time ail departments coniCTner
in the fight to lower the high cost of
Hvinir were beinir urired to sriced UlV in
order to make good within the ninety
day truce period which the railway em
ployes department of the A. F. of L.
has sought to establish. -! -"
The executive committee of the A.
V. nf I., continued its sessions but was
expected to adjourn this afteornoon over
Labor day. ' . :
SPRUCE PROBERS OFF
TO INSPECT BIG HILL
Investigating Commiltee To
Delve Into Production '
i : " VYork Today, ' v
Portland, Or., Aug. 30. Representa
tives James A. Froar, W. W. Mngeo and
Clarence F. Lea, members of the con
gressional committee which is invest!
iIia' annicn ni-nduction division
activities during the war, left Portland
early this morning lor ijiucoiu cotuujr
, The conrgessmen will spena two any
county and tne million nonar goru
mnnt 111 ill jit Tnlndn. Oregon. Thev will
resume their sessions in Portland Tues
day morning.,,,. '...
Afi.. hAinrr nAfiiirnil that .Secretary
of War Baker had promised protection
to enlisted. men appearing before tho
....in.al ..mm, l-f on GonrtTP- . W.
French testified at the hearing which
was conducted by the congressional
prolers nere tate iriaay anernuon.
.French,, wBo served as a private m
the pruce division, told of conditions
at tsc spruce cut-up plant at Vancouv
er,' Wash., during the war. He stated
that tho general policy( there appeared
to be speed, to the detriment f quali
ty; that the men were given pour iuuu,
that he was threatened with court mar
tial for making a report regarding tne
food; that oldiors, after putting in an
I...... .In. in tlm ent-nn nlatlt.
einv uvui U'V "t- i
wer comneJIed t n on. fatigue , duty
for two or three hours.
Denial Of Mexicans That
Thev Found Plane Pilots
J 7 ,
Missing Deepens Mystery
.n IttMm." Cal.. Atiir. 30. A strtte-
ment attributed to American Consul Sid-
ain.4th of Kiisenadn. Lower uaiiror-
,,in thnt Cnnlain Truhillo. of Governor
Cantu's army, had denied tnat nis men
i,n.i f.,m,l th nrmv aviators, Liente-
' . ... 3 3 .l
ants Watorhouse and uonnoiiy, wiaeu
tn.lnir to the mvstery surrounding the
disappearance of the two men ten days
agO, v j...f.,-;.-;. - - ; !- j . -
. A,.nflr anundron of airplanes is due
back some time today after fb inpt ovor
.1.- ii whie i t ne men are
inr riw.i.j '- .
thought to have been forced to laud,
U. S. RAILWAYS
, , 1
Union Pacific Head Says
scheme Is Assault Ua via :
COUNTRY FAILS TO SEE
AND UNDERSTAND DYE
Plumb Proposal WcJJ Tcra
Lines Over To One Chss
For Its Exploitation. -
SLAYER OF PORTLAND
Clarence Johnson, Caught In
Alaska, baid lo Have ton
fessedTojW Portland, ' Or.,. Aug. , 30. 'Clarence
Johnson, who is alleged to have mur
dered Mrs. Eunice W. Freoman in Port
land recently was captured at Nome,
ai..i, ., ,.;ii( tn n. fahloram
AlMnn, n ,
which was received here this morning
from United Btates Marsnai . J oraau -
Jordan's message smmu xum v..
iotr confessed to killing Mrs Freeman.
. f . . 1 .1. Tn. . ...n.ul.ol
Ho also eoniessea, -inw inumw "
...j .i nniitiiio a mnn in Seattle
of 50, with which money he made the
trip to Aioma... -..( ,
Mrs. Freeman, who was one of the
most prominent W. C. T. U. and prison-
i :a .uii.hr nrnrltnn In OreffOll.
Via oiu oviiv.j - -- - c -
was instrumental in securing Johnson a
rclonse from the San Quentin peniten
tiury, where he was serving time for
having attempted to kill a woman who
had lived with him as his wife.
Tho (theory for Johnson's alleged
crime is that he feared his benefac
tress, Mrs. Freeman, knew of certain
np liia urkiph wniild rouse her to
have his parole from San Quentin re
volted. - " ' ' . . , ' ... . 1 ,
'' Mrs. Frecmani was brutally muracrea
with a piece of gas pipe. -
WOULD GIVE AIRMEN
u. -l. .
1- 1- 1- 1- .
ABE MAETIN i
. New York,' Aug. 30. Th OPlnmb
plan is an effort to Russianise Ameri
can railways and apply to them ther
Stiviet system, according to Judge E. 8k
Lovett, head of the Union Pacific.
In an interview with the United
1'resg today, Judge Lovett character
iised the Plumb plan as ail aianlt upoa"
American institutions wnicn tno mm
of railroad employes as well as citi
zens fail to understand.
vr.,Uiii tlmt the Americsn TienDW
rather than railroad owners or execu
tives would suffer most if tho Plumh :.
plan were attempted, -'Judge lovett
said: v, - : - .
'T1ia Plnnik nlan; as I erraso it. i
plainly an effort to RussianiKO Amer-
ican railroads; that is . to turn over
each industry to the employes operat
ing it for exploitation in' their own
interest. ,.: .f . ...
' Whether the government takes tne
railroads for operation by the govern
ment, as ordinarily understood, for tho
interest of all the people, or takes thei
for operation In th interest of railroad
.,1 ,, ,-r.- .vililaiifnlv . IWATlAMIft bT
thepiumh plan, J 'probably not, very
material to .tne raurusun or iiini
As such, In either ease, So long as we ,,
hnvn . constitution, the owners would
"he paid for the railroads! -
"In that view and in tnat sense, op-
ni-itiAn A thn Plumb 111 Art U Ot tho
fight of railroad owners as such or of
the railroad executives representing tha
railroads, but is a matter that eoncerna
all the citizens of every elnss and oe.
enpation,: If the government taaee "
pays for the irailroads and then turn
them over to the employes to operata
in thoir interest,.; the result' is easily
"Sinco tho beginning of federal con
trol,' the wages of tho railroad em
ployes have been increased approxi-
' (Continued on page foui) :
French Contractors Say Avia
tors Well Fitted lo Boss
Costly Souvenirs Presented
At Launchings And BSl
Sent To Government
ilUU, UK. IU. I .11 " " - ! ' , ,
ficulty here. - Freight service" is being a French commission.
(Conlinned on page ten)
Portland Lahor Would Kill
Road Contract Civcn Oxman
Portlaid, Or., Aug. 30. Oii'anized
labor in Portland has started a cam
paign which it hopes will culminate in
the rejection of a road buildiug con-
while even a lsre quantity has accumu- tract that the state highway commission
lated in German" stations awaitinc ship-'recently awarded to Frank C. Oxman.
ment. This machinery was identified by ! The reason is that Oxman was one of
Moonoy, the corivictod San tVanciaco
! V':, T
U s ' Hi
4.- ' .
(Continued on Page Ten.,
Tu' Little Gem resturint advertises
rinutin' ears raised by contented farm-
' ers. Most of our senators seem t be in
th' chorus. ,
Paris. Auc. 30. Bringing down Boihe
aeroplanes and dropping bombs on Ger
man railroads aro excellent training ior
construction bosses. "At least so says
Henri Bouchc, Paris contractor, who ad
vocates the employement of I' raneo s
air force in aiding mo rtwn,niuni
i.wii.int in northern France,
According to mr rjouciie
immensely facilitate, the Jollowina three
phases of the work:
(1 Obtaining valuation of damages,
(2) Planning the reconstruction work.,
(3) Superivising actual rebuilding.
Taking a census of tho damages will
be a work involving innumerable physi
cal obstucles if undertaken only by in
specters on the ground. Bouchc point)
oiit that aviators, unhampered by tho
impassibility ot tno roaus ami ircm-n-lined
fields, can easily reconnoiter tho
whole front, take pictures when neces
sary, and in 8 lew nours -ueeuuipuim
what it would take months to do by any
AHU..kin.r the reconstruction problem
savs Bouchc will be not unlike attacking
an opposing army. At first the recon
noisance must tic made, exact anuwiengu
obtained of conditions prevailing, wheth
cr it be an army or an immense waste
that isto be attacked. Just as the fliers
used to look for German batteries they
must now seek out ruined towns, destroy
od bridges and shell ridden fields.
, Finally, the actual suprcvisinj; ol. tne
best he carried on from the
t.w .limt na the aviators used to'report
J the results of the artillery fire, they can
in the ruture report tne uuny yw.
of the various rebuilding projects. i
ti.: n,.nn . real coordination ran m-
obtained and the work carried out along
really comprehensive lines.
Seattle, Wash., , Aug.; ,30. Biamon
brooches and tiaras were bestowed upon
sponsors of ships lau iched In Seattle,
and the bill "charged to Uncle Sam dur
ing tho height of tho war when national
thrift was the cry from coast to coast,
according to testimony placed before t'.ih
congressional investigators here.
Although it was generally bolievcd
that shipyard operators bestowed the
costly gifts to sponsors at launching
ecreniouiies, O. P. Deane, district comp
troller of the Emergency Fleet corpora-
ii.m infnrmeil the investifators to the
contrary; when he took the stand yister-
Ho deelared that the shipyard people
had been permitted to spend-tl500 far
launching ceremonies and charge it up
tn thn irovernme'lt but that the allow
ance was cut to 500 a launching later.
Twenty launchings cost tne govern
ment 30.000. Denn testified. v
Bavarian Townspeople Storm
Postothce; several tuned
Berlin, Aug. 20. (United Press.)
Ammil with revolvers and hand gren
ades, throngs of rioters at Ludwinshay-
en, Bavaria, stormed the postoii.ee ir
dav. Several persons were killed in the
fightl-ig. Later troops occupied the post
office and stopped the telegraph and
telephone service. ' : ''
Banks have been closed, in the fear
that further trouble will oeenr. It la
feared a general strike will be declared.
Ludwigshaven, a manufacturing city
in Barvarlo, is situated on the Rhino,