Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, September 19, 1919, Image 1

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, Oregon: Tonight and Satur
day fair; gentle southerly wind.
. (25 000 BBADEBS DAILY)
4c Only Circulation in Selem Guar-
anteed by the Audit Bureau of
For the 24 hours ending 8
-O'clock, this morning: ; Maxi-
'. ' mum temperature 71, minimum
' - 51. : No rainfall; river .4 foot
. below xeroj failing.
"No Labor Without Repre
1 sentation" Is Slogan Of
I U invito iinviTm
Strikers Will Remain Out
r Until Recognized By
liary, Leaders say.
Washington, Sept 19 (United
Press) ''The steal strike decision
is unchanged," said John Fitzpat
rlck, head of the steel men's or?
ganizatlon committee, today, fol
lowing a two hour conference, with
Samuel Oompers, president of the
American Federation of Labor. ..... s
' By Fred 8. Ferguson
(United Press Staff Co. respondent.)
Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 19. Labor 'i
challenge, and announcement of its in
tention to fight for democratization of
industry, made in a solemn letter ud
dressed to President Wilson, resounded
through the country today.
"No labor without representation,
is the slogan of the leaders of 24 unions
whose members are employed in the
steel industry, and who on Monday are
scheduled to walk out of the plants.
Their strike is to be continued until
heads of the steel companies consent fo
conference with the labor loaders, M
which the grievances of the men can be
discussed and adjusted. :
How effective the strike will be Is
entirely- bevorid aeema.ta forecast. The
steel corporation claims, that not more
than fifteen per cent of their employes
r.re organized. The labor leaders r.e
sert Judge Gary will be surprised at the
number of his men who are organized
and claim that, in addition to tins, non
union as well as union men will respond
to the strike call.
Leaders for every strike district had
been appointed arrangements for picket
ing have been made, and only Monday
is awaited to throw a large section of
the country into a titnritic industrial
struggle, as the labor leaders claim, or
reveal that the voice of the workers cs
expressed through the union heads Is
not the voice of the.maioritv.-
John Fitzpatrick, chairman of the
committee, and W. B. Rubin,' general
counsel, draw a distinct line between
"representation" and "participation
Rubins declares the fight is strictly for
democratization of the steel industry
through representations. This can be
gained only through organization and
recognition of such organization, per
mitting trained representatives of the
workers to speak for them, he asserts.
The leaders arc obviously prepared to
fight to the limit, and declare that the
spirit of the women would not permit of
a postponement. Whether public opin
ion will snport or be hostile to a big
(Continued on page two)
Petitions Calling For Vote
, On Installation Of City
System Are Ready.
Should thi public service commis
sion fail tu relieve thj -present condi
tions a? to telephone charges,, the peo
ple of Salji'i.wil! be given an oppor
t:u ity to sisn a petit en wherein the
city council i requested to i-ult an elec
tk-n for the 1 urnsoe of voting npon the
tyifsHon of iiF tailing and maintaining
v municipal teicpaoii in the city and
bonding the citr for the payment there
of. :
At the time the federal administra
tion ia:sed rates, June 30, 1919, and
on the following day turned the tele
phone system over to the original own
ers, there was . much discontent as to
telephone charges.
The matter had been taken up sever
al months previous bv the council and
telephone men from Portland and else
where produced their evidence to show
that the company was losing money on
the old rates. -When the public service
commission met in Portland August 27
to consider the telephone situation and
to hear evidence on both sides, Salem
was not represented as the couneilmen
refused to pay the expenses of an ex
pert or anyone else to attend. .
t'ity Attorney Macy wrote the may
ors of several cities about a month ago
(Continued on page two)
William Betger Attacked
inrf ot By Unknown Men
mr Mill
i.Li ii lr
William H. Burg 9 proprietor of the
confectionery store- J'nter and Seven-
teenth street, wb.1 eturning home
about 9:30 o'clock-la i. gening wast shot
three times by an unn.?.ro party as he
crossed the foot' bridge over Mill crece.
The first shot entered his right shoul-
der, the second lodged in the fleshy and in the confusion, he was unable to
part of the thigh and the third entered note carefully their appearance. How
t he flesh of the right leg just below the ever, he is under the impression that
knee. It is thought that none of the
wounds are serious. The bullet that
entered his right shoulder has been lo
cated in, front of the breast bone,' but
has not been removed.
Mr. Burger lives with, his mother at
1645 Chemeketc- street and is in the
habit of remaining at the store until 9
or 10 o'clock, and occasionally carrying
linma u: 1 1 1 1 li i 711 t Ilii 1I1117 ' imAu-inta I
Last night just as he started across
. , 1UU. uw uuj a , . .- - jj u
the foot bridge tover Mill creek, he saw
three men. . As he passed on the other man who saw early in the evening two
side of the bridge, one of the men either ' thl'ee mon standing on the bridge. Mr.
attempted to strike him with a club, or Burger is of the opinion that the high
threw it at him, Mr. Burger not betng way men were well aware of his habits
ouite sure how it happened. He dodged '
the dub and turned around, asking what
they wanted. . i .'....
Ono of the men then jumped from
Dead Now Estimated From
350 To 425; Property
Damage $20,000,000.
Corpus .Christi, Texas, Sept. 19.;
.United Press. 1 The toll of Sunday 's ,
tidal wave and hurricane was today
3 -u o , i , '
placed at between 3o0 and 425 dead and
property loss of $20,000,000. -
. AlinosCJntmuotts-iI: fnwr.Py'aoy
has made difficult the problem of tak
ing oar of 3,000 homeless.
Authorities hoped te complete the
tent refuge city tonight. !
Former Mayor Roy Brown again ap
pealed for outside assistance today. -
"Dozens of once prosperous citizens
have been made penniless, many of them
actually losing the clothes from their
backs, " he said. ' ' Financial assistance
is what these people are going to need
worse particularly the men with fam
ilies." "The people have not lost their. cour
age. All they want is money to work
with and the city will be rehabilitated
quickly. Plans for a sea wall, such as
saved Galveston from the terrors of
Sunday's storm, already are . under
Johnson Lost Now; Don't
Know Where He Goes Next
Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 19. Sena
tor Hiram Johnson, on arrival here to
day, was undecided as to his future
I may return to Washington, stay
here for a rest or go to the coast," he
He had not received a telegram from
Senator Borah, hig colleague in stump-
iug against the league of nations cove
nant, urging him to xeturn to'Washlng-
ton, be said.
"I assume I mar go to Washington,
although I would like to go to the Pa
cific coast."
Wilson To Be Introduced
By Woman In Los Angeles
Los Angeles, Cnl., Sept. 19. Mrs.
Josiah Evans Cowles, president of the
Oeneritl Federation of Women's clubs,
wil lintroduce President Wilson when
he speaks in Los Angeles Biiturdny night
it was announced today.
Arriving at 12:30 tomorrow afternoon
the president will devoto much of the
afternoon to rest after a parade through
the city to his hotel.
In the evening he speaks at Shrine
Chicago Grocers Confess -Resale
Of Beans Bought
Chicago. ' Sept. 19. Three Chieago
grocers admitted that they sold beans,
bought from left over army stores, at
100 per eeut profit. - They purchased
the beans for 1U eents a ean ana soia
them for 20. The grocers testified be
fore the city market bureau regarding
their operations.
Commander At Alcatraz Is
Placed Upon Retired List
San Francisco, Sept. 19. Colonel
Joseph Garrard, commandant of the mil -
itnrv diiu.inliiinrv- Itftrmok on Alcatraz
Island, was retired today by the war dc-; brought new. society dancing to San Apple Grovc nehool, has resigned t' be
partment after 50 years' scrviee. Briga- Francisco when the Maxixe was popu-come th janitor. Speakin' o'. profit
itirr Gonprnl John B. McDonald, post lar. and conducted Inside Inn daneine cers. who remembers th' ole song
commander at the Presidio, succeeds
Creek Bridge
the bridge and fired. Mr. Burger then
fired two times at the highwaymen be-
fore his -gun jammed He started to
run and as he fled three shots were fired
after him, each taking effect,
When the highway robbers first stop-
ped him, Mr. Burger threw his riasu-
light, but they also naa a strong iigni
two wore khaki clothing and caps.
Although shot, Mr. Burger was able
to tun to the home of a friend at Seven
teenth and Chemcketa., The police were
notified and Mr, Burger taken' to his
home. L ,; ' S"Wtflk
The police have but r. slight, clue to
work on. A boy by the name of Yarnell
was passing on Seventeenth street and
when he heard the firing, ran home, as
he thought the shots were intended for
aim. There is a slight clue of a young
and "that ne occasionally carried with
him "l0", takf .dltrin ,th" d?- here
are other clues being worked oh entirely
different, - from the robbery idea, but
as yet nothing definite has developed.
Arrested For False Debt
Man Confesses To Murder
Of Daughter 23 Years Ago
Urbana, Missouri, Sept. 19. (United
Press.) Brought back to his old Missouri-
home because of a debt he says
he does not" owe, Robert Hicks, former
ly a farmer of Hickory county, today
stands accused by his own voltitary con
fession of the murder of his 19-year-old
daughter, twenty-three years ago.
While en route hero with the slieiiK
01 mcKory county trom Uheualis, Wash.,
e T
Hicks unfolded the story of how on a
i0n9omo pwfof his farm, December 7,
389 v. -straied ku damrhtet. Luellen.
wit, jMrtort piece ar heavy twine,: be-
cause in a fit df rage the daughter had
threatened to-shoot her father. ' .;
I just thought, as they were taking
me back to Missouri, I'd tell 'em about
it, " Hicks said; '
Portland Asks More Time
To File Brief In Phone
Rate Increase Hearing
A-lotter was received at the offices
of the Oregon public service commission
this morning frsm the city of Portland
asKing that the municipality be granted
an extension of 10 days in which to file
its brief in the case involving an in
crease of rates sought by .the Pacific
Telephone 4 Telegraph company.
Aduitonal time in which to file the
brief is asked, because of many legal
actions now in the hands of the city at
torney for disposition, according to the
letter received here.
.Although no order had been issued by
the commission today the request prob
ably will be granted. .
Thomas Ratcliff Dies At
Home Here, Aged 77 Years
Thomas A. Ratcliff, of Morningside,
Salem, died, this afternoon at 12:33
c 'clock, at the age of 77 years. Besides
his widow he is survived by the follow
ing children: Mrs. Mary McReynolds
of Salem. Mrs. Rae E. Bates of Elgin,
George I. Ratcliff of Enterprise, Mrs.
Rose Voris of Salem and Charles A.
Ratcliff of Salem.
The funeral services will be held from
the chapel of Webb & ClougU at &
o'clock Saturday afternoon and will be
conducted by the Rev. I.eland J. Por
ter. Tho services at the Odd Fellows
cemetery will be in charge of the Odd
. Fellows.
Accomplice Of Bola Pasha
Promises More Sensations
Paris, Sept. 19. Pierre Lenoir, sen
tenced to death by court martial for
complicity in the treason cases of Bolo
Pasha and Charles Humbert, former
French senator and proprietor of Le
Journal, received a postponement of his
execution today. Lenoir was to have
been shot this morning. His request ths-t
the authorities postpone his death was
granted when he declared he wished to
make sensational revelations which haa
not been brought out at his trial
Engagement Gay Lombard
To Stage Dancer Announced
San Francisco, Sept. 19. Engage
ment of Gay Lombard, capitalist and
club man, formerly of Portland, Or., to
Mrs. Ivy Crane, noted stage and sociefv
dancer has been announced, bnt the date
of the wedding is being kept secret.
1 - Mrs. Crane with Douclas Crane, her
: former husband nnd daneincr riArtner.
at the exposition. She also appeared in
.several of Otis Skinner's productions.
set u;iir r:
No Definite Pate For Re
turn Of Shantung Will
Be Designated.
' - . .'
Washtagtori Officials Are
Silent Regarding Tokio
" Answer To Request.
By H. H. Klnjron
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Tokio, Sept, 16. (Delayed.) Japan
will not make categorical statement
regarding return of Shantung to China,
despite- hints from Washington that
such a statement is desirable, according
to an announcement the foreign minister
iti reliably reported to have made to the
diplomatic cOuncilJ i r1
- .. Foreign Ministter ITchida Is reliably
reported to have told the. diplomatic
council," says the Jiji Shimbun, ."that
Japan cannot predict events "Which de
pend upon negotiations between Tokio
and Pchking, which will be opened at
the earliest opportunity.'.
Washington, Sept. 19 (Ifnitea Press)
Officials here today maintained si
lence on Tokio dispatches' saying Japan
will not make a- categorical, statement
on the return of Shantung. ; ; I-, "
This is in lino with the pflfey of not
commenting on Shantung In.-aSny way un
til Japan makes some def imte tnove;;
" it, is known, however, itho official
and administration Benairors ha'rt'l4
hopeful that Japinould make, some
statement. Thev believe it, would con
siderably lessen opposition to the peace.
Tokio, Sept. 15. (Delayed.) Govern'
or Siuto in a proclamation addressed to
the Koreans declares that his adminis
tration, from the outset, will be based
upon universal brotherhood and tee
maintenance of eastern peace, says
dispatch from Seoul to the Jiji Shim
bun. ' - -
Old Korean institutions and customs
Will be adopted, says the proclamation
as befitting the new scheme to lay a
foundation for a local, autonomous gov
ernment for Korea, 11 't '. '
A ; f air aud just administration Is
promised. "
Forest Fire Sweeping
Muir Redwood Forest
Summer Homes Burned
San Francisco. Sept. 19. The Mill
Valley forest fire was entering the fa
mous Muir redwood forest at 11:30 a.
ni. today. It had traveled two miles to
wards these woods in the p"ast sixty min
utes and was going fast, urged by a
bcavy wind.
These statements were made to the
United Press today by Martin W. Kile
we, fire agent for Mill Valley, who is
stationed at West Point Inn.
The fire at that hour had destroyed
iix or seven summer homes on the out
skirts of Mill Valley, he said, bdt had
not entered Mill Valley.
Two hundred men are fighting the
fire and others arc being hurried up on
the ridge. The fire is located above the
Mill Valley reservoir.
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Sud 'rintendent'-Alex
"When th' Harvest Days Are Over,
Essie Dear 1",
o th'
ISO New Members Secured
By Commercial Club Teams
So Far; 300 Is Indicated
. With an estimate ol close to 150 new
mcn'bcrs signed with the Salem Com-
mercial ctub; the active' workers re
ported at the luncheon held this noon
that prospects were good for an addi
tional 150 which would enable the
club to take up new work in new in
dustrial lines. - .
In: a few instances, the workers re
ported 'business men .as somewhat dis
satisfied with the club and this was es
pecially with, those living in the out
skirts of the city. To some extent these
men felt they had been overlooked and
that their individual business had not
received much encouragement from the
club. .-
But in eeneTal there was the same
feeling expressed the first day of the
dfiv, that of acknowledging the good'
being done the city.' Many of tho cap-
tains found those to whom they had
be4i assigned were out of town. This
will ; necessitate some work next week
and for this reason the teams will re'
main intact and will continuo on the
job until every name assigned, has been
approached. 1 , .
A numtoer or nrms nave mcreasca
their membership and taken out the
quota assigned. Individuals who were
not very well informed as to what the
club was really doing, subscribed for
memberships upon being informed tnat
Lone Highwayman Holds
Up Train Within Limits
Of Seattle And Escapes
Seattle, Wash., ' Sept. 19. Binding,
gagging and forcing Harry Mero, mail
clerk into a locker, a lone robber, still
at liberty, rifled the mail car of North
ern Pacific train No. 4 this morning
while the train was still within Scattlo's
city limifsj bound for St. Paul. 'A pack
age of Currency consigned to the Boslyn
taiik.w&s in the mail car, and with oth
er, ieglsthrod mail, was includod in tho
Iobt' Tho value is not known. .
Tlie-ti-aiTt left Seattle at 8:15 o'clock
ll?i.v f w w.ww. .
'this meriting. The robber is supposed to
. . - -... , a
have boarded the'rain" here and. mado
his. way to the mall car by way of the
baggage coach. ', Just after the train had
picked up speed the robber came Huto
the mail car, compellod Mero, to throw
up his hands, by sticking a revolver in
his fnee and then bound and gagged
him. . ' "";' ', " ' ..
Frank Sweet Recommended
As Successor To Deposed
State Pilot Commissioner
The commissioners of the Port of As
toria, through B. F. Stone, president of
the body, today urged Governor Olcott
to name Frank W. Sweet, harbormaster,
to succeed Thomas Nelson as member of
the state board of pilot commissioners.
In a letter to the governor Mr. Stout
wild: "Mr. Sweet is eminently qualified
to act, is thoroughly practical, and is a
person whose advice, I believe, would
be consistent aud valuable."
Mr. Nelson was recently removed as
a memoer ot tue state ooara or piioi
commissioners by Governor Oloott, fol
lowing charges that he refused to dis
miss from his employ a man been denied
citizenship because of his disloyal ten
dencies. Bank Robbers Shoot Man
Trying To Make Escape
Grand Hapids, Mich., Sept. 19. Four
men heia up tno yranvme avenue
branch of the Grand Rapids Savings
bank shortly after 9 o'clock this morn
ing. When Gerrit Streetman, a huckster
whe was in the bank attempted to es
cape, the robbers sliot him dead, weioro
escaping in a motor car, the robocrt
secured 3045.
Oakland Woman Intent On
Seeing President, Killed
Oakland, Cel., Sept. 19. Tntcnt upon
gaining point of vantage for the rtish
when the doors opened, Mrs. Belle Tay
lor, a widow, was struck and killed by
a streetcar last night, in the sight) of
thousands of persons waiting to hear the
president speak.
The woman was decapitated. Several
women fainted. ''
Big Klamath Falls Mill
Destroyed By Fire Today
i '
Klamath Falls, Or.. Sept. 19. The im
mense sawmill of the Pelican Bay Lum
ber company here was destroyed by fire
this morning, It had a daily capacity
of 300,000 feet., , .. .
A mill of this company on the same
spot was burded in June, 191J. The
Pelican Bar lumber company is a wey-
erhauser interest. ' ,
New South Wales Favors
Irish Self Determination
, Svdney. X. S. W, Sept. 18. By a vote
of 29 to 28, the assembly of New South
Wales todav expressed itself In favor of
self determination- for Ireland.
every member was put to work and
that the old days or the "cnair warm
ers" were gone. .. ,
Following the suggestion of Roy
Wiso .of the Cherry ;. City bakery, it
was voted to hold the luncheons dur
ing the winter at the -plants of the va
rious industries of the ' city,' that ' the
Commercial elub workers as' well as
others might become Acquainted with
the city's industries.
' Special attention - was- called to the
Salem Tile & Mercantile company,
and it was voted- that the club do its
utmost-to assist the company and bring
the matter of tiling--to the- attention
of land owners. - It was reported that
90 per cenl of the output of the tile
works was. shipped outside of the val
ley; while- there was a need in the im
mediate; vicinity of Balem of more tile
than the company could produce. Lu
ther J. 5hapin spoke of the wonderful
rosults of tiling and said that he hop
ed the farmers would soon begin to
understand . what proper tiling would
do for them.- . - ' - '
. The captains and their Workers will
continue on the work of soHciting sub
scriptions until the necessary- number
is signed up. The next monthly meeting
of the club will be announced at an
early date. . . , ,
General Requested To Ap
, pear Before Committee ,
And Explain Ideas.
Washington, Sept'. 19 (United Press)
With the official ceremonies in his
honor practically over, ' congressional
leaders now await ' .General John J,
Pershing's recommendations for he fu-
t.tcn tn41ii-tf nrnirram nt the eountrv. -
turo military program of the country,
Pershing has been asked to appear be
fore a joint session of the senate and
house military committos, at a date con
venient to him, to give his views on
universal military training, maintenance
of a largo standing army, military jus
tico system and army reorganisation..
Representative Julius Kahn; chairman
of the house unitary committee, stated
today that Porshing probably will not
appear for a month, as congress desires
to give him every opportunity lor a
icst after his labors abroad and a
chance to visit his old home at Laclede,
So far, few inklings of General Per
shing's views on tho big military ques
tions have come to congressional mill
ttuy experts. ,
Ho carefully avoided mention of them
In his addreas to congress yCBterduy, The
only statement that could bo construed
to affect future military policy was hiB
hearty indorsement of the draft law.
Masher, Shot By Husband
Of Woman Whom He
Accosted Near Death
San Francisco,. Sept. 19 Edward C.
Kelly, circulation employe of a local
newspaper, is in a precarious condition
at a local hospital today, the result of
a shot Edgar Woodcock, head of the
state mining bureau exhibit, says he
fired when Kelly insulted his wife.
Mrs. Woodcock, who was formerly
Miss Alice Harris of Taeoma, has been
frequently accosted and insulted on her
way to her home alone evenings, ac
cording to Woodcock, and last night he
put a revolver in his pookct ana want
ed a few feet behind her with a friend.
Mrs. Woodcock says that Kelly, a
stronger, approached her, tipped his
hat and iinled money. When she told
"her hudbandj he became enraged, and
in tne muiuu; oi a sentence uouiauuuig
an apologv, fired his pistol, tie torn po
lice later the shot was accidental, due
to his excitement.
Coast Fire Chiefs To Meet
In Los Angeles Next Year
Portland, Or., Sept. 19. L6s Angeles
will bo the scene of the 1920 convention
of tho Pacific Coast Association of Piro
Chiefs, having been chosen at the clos
ing session of the Portland convention
last night.
Los Angeles won out over San Fran
cisco and Fresno.
Chief Elliott Whitehead of Oakland
was elected president of the association.
Harry W. Bringhurst of Seattle was re
elected secretary, a position which he
has held for 22 years.
Portland Contractor In
Automobile Smash Killed
Baker, Or., Sept. 19. G. II. Bush, a
Portland contractor, was instantly kill
ed near here last night when a train hit
the automobile in which he and William
Hermiston of Baker were riding.
The accident occurred at Wing cross
ing. Hermiston was not seriously in
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Oakland Crowds Shout Ap-.
proval Of Direct Hit At .
"Hi" Johnson.
Party To Reach San Diego
This Afternoon Where
President Speaks. .
By Hugh Baillie
(United Press staff correspondent)
Aboard tho President 's Train in Cal
ifornia, Sept. 19. President Wilson to
day campaigned through California laj
behalf of ratification of - the peace i ,
treaty. He was en route to. wan Diego,
where, he was to make 'a speech lnte'j ,
this afternoon. i j
' Traveling through tho state the pro j
ident met many, crowds at small town,
handshaking and talking to , !
toiks." ' ' .; " :.
' Wilson's slogan, through "California
was "we are not and never will b J
quitters," and "any man who tries to i
defeat the peace treaty will be ovei- ;
whelmed." " r ' : 1
The treaty, the president claims, is
"an organization of liberty and merejr !
for the world.". ., 1
. Wilson 's voioe showed improvement
in his speech at Oakland last night. la !
the latter city the president received ,
more shouts of support from the audi-
ehce than at any other time on his trip, j
When ho said '"If you have a friend
who is a fool, encourage .hint to hire a !
hall," there were cries of "Oh, yon
Wilson's special train arrived in San- .
fa-Barbara shortly after 8 o'clock fhia
morning. '
big crowd was on mnnd to cheer
the president during the brief stop. , I
President Wilson passed through Lois ',
Angeles at noon whilb his special train
was tranferred from the Southern Pa- ,
cific to the Santa Fe for the, 125 miles t
run to San Diego.
The president was well received at s
stations aloug the route aproaching Los
Anircles but few had a BmPu of him.
On account of the dust, which might af- ,
ftiet his voice, he remained off the rear
platform except at towns where the,
train stopped. Tho special went through),
many places without slackening speed, '
but the people always cheered and
waved anyway.
Wilson will not remain overnight at
Diego as had originally been planned.
His . altered . program requires that ha
attend the mayor's dinner after his
speech. At tho conclusion of this din
ner he will return to his train and de
part for Los Angeles. . At some secluded
spot a stop will be made for several
hours. Wilson will arrive In Los An
geles about 9 a. m. Saturday, wher
he will spend the week-end,
A crowd of several hundred peopo
was in the Santa Fe yard here to greet ,
tho president and cheered" heartily when ;
lie appeared on the rear platform of hia "
car. There were shouts for Mrs. Wilson. ;
(Continued from page two)
Frontiers Readjusted And
Big Reparation Payment
Required By Terms.
Paris, Sept. 19. Without any eere
mony, the Bulgarians were handed tho
pence treaty at the French foreign of
fice today. They were given twenty fiv
days to make a reply.
L. L. Thcodoroff, head of the Bui-(
gurian peace delegation, made an ad- .
dress in which he urged that mitigations
be granted in the peace terms.
He adjustment of frontiers, aiming to
promote tho peace of the Balkans and
rneomiition of a now state, form tho
leading features of the Bulgarian treaty,.
which follows the Austrian ireaiy is
general outline. ', .
The most important territorial
changes provide:
First, that Bulgaria moony ner
boundaries in four places in favor of
Second, that Western Thrace be eeded
to the allies for future disposition. Tho
frontiers with Rumania and Greece re
main practically unchanged.
Other provisions of the treaty ar
that Bulgarian reduce her army to 20,.
000 men, pay a reparation bill of $450,
000.000. recoznize the independence ot
Jjugo-Slavia and renounce the treatiea
el iJrest-Litovs ana ucuure. .