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-r I ; vj l : ' llll Pantagraph Want Ads are salesmen. Try them when yon want to tarn into cash aome used article of value. INDICATIONS FOR TODAY IIIIMliI Oenafallr tale Meneayi Timdai uniittKs, I'1" Wiesafauira, VOL.' LXXIV.-NO. 82 BLOOMINGTON, ILL., MONDAY I MORNING, APRIL 5, 1920. -SIXTEEN PAG ES SINGLE COPY THREE CENTS It ,1 ( STRIKE IN YARDS OF CHICAGO GROWS POLICE ON GUARD Switchmen $trike Spreads to All Railroad! Entering Chicago Except Two Demand An Increase of Pay, One Dollar An Hour Officials of Union Say Strike Is Illegal Will Hamper Interstate Commerce, Throwing 150,000 Men Ont of Work. Easter Blizzard Moving Westward REDS ON THE RUN AS TROOPS CLEAR CITIES T rhlcneo. 111.. April 4.-Pollc ttiU tonight wr guarding railroad I jar.1i In th Chicago rwitcuing u .rict at the request of railroad at fected by th atrlke of switchmen tailed 07 " - - loclatlon. . . .. All rallroada entering Chicago, ulth, the exception of the Chicago, Burlington & Qulncy ana tn ew York Central, were ald by union of ficers to be affected by the strike tnd efforts were being made to in duce switchmen on those road to join the walkout, they said. Chicago Junction Men uut. The strike, starting when 700 switchmen employed by tne in cago, Milwaukee & St Paul railroad walked out, demanding an Increase In pay from 60 to 65 cents an bour toj IS cents and SI. spread yesterday to i the Chicago Junction railroad, which lerves the stock yards and the 1111-I soil Central and Chicago & Northwestern railroads. Union officers said switchmen on ether railroads v were Joining the walkout voluntarily and that no gen eral strike had 'been called. The lirotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, with which the railroads have work- In agreements, has declared the siiike illegal- - Cripple Stock Yards, Tha strike of 350 switchmen of the Chicago Junction railroad was said to have crippled the transporatlon fa cilities of the stock yards, only a lew cars entering the yards yesterday and Done going out. 'Unless the strike can be stopt Immediately It will affect commerce, throw 150,000 men out ot employ ment and curtail the food supply of tna nation, 1 w. j. o arien, general manager of the Junction railway, eald. According to union representatives no efforts to settle the strike have been made. Strike leaders tonight claimed that 1,000 switchmen and yardmen were on strike and that train eervtce out ot Chicago was on a 25 per cent basis. Jtallroad officers, however, declared the handlcao In hauling frelaht was due more to the snowstorm than the itrike. ... Hundreds of office employes and "loyal" switchmen of the Brotherhood of Rallay Train and the Switchmen's union of North America were hur lied Into service today to switch pas icnger trains at the terminals In an effort to maintain schedules. Take the Matter to Labor Board, The executive eommltteo ' of - the General Managers' Association and officers of the Brotherhood of Rail way Trainmen, Issued a statement placing the controversy up to the UV boar board authorized under the rr cent transportation act. 'bixty per cent of the switch engines are out of service." the state ment said. "This has been caused by an outlaw organization whose de- manaa lor rates or pay had already been presented to the railroad organizations by the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and the Switchmen's Union of North America. These de mands are being handled hv the waee conference at Washington, and must uiiuer me transportation act De con-eluded before the labor board yet to uo appoiniea by the president." ins statement said that tne railroads had contracts with the two union organisations, whose officers has agreed to carry them out until the wage question was disposed of by the labor board. - Chicago, April 4. Northern Illinois and portions of Indiana .and Michigan today and tonight were In the grip of an Easter blizsard, accompanied by gales and heavy fall of snow, . The storm struck Chicago territory early this morning between three and four Inches of snow falling during the day, and according to tha Chicago weather : bureau would abate during the night Tha temperature remained . around SO degrees above zero. Tonight . tha center . of the storm, which moved noretheast from Texas thru Missouri, Kan- a and tha southwest, was In northeastern Indiana and was moving steadily eastward. Tha Chicago weather office reported the storm would 'follow the St, Lawrence valley to the ' Atlantlo coast with snowfall all thru the lake region. While northern Illinois was visited by a blinding snowstorm, rain fell In the southern part of tha state. Gales from thirty to forty miles an hour blew during the day from the northeast and the north. JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER, JR. LEADS CHURCH CAMPAIGN Not Content With $634 Per ; Year, Say They Want . More, Easter Day Battles Between Red Guards and Gov-. ernment Soldiers; . NO BRUTALITY IS SHOWN Dulsburg. Rhenish Prussia, April 4 '-By the Associated Press.) Easter brought real peace to Dulsburg. After heavy fighting the government troops, which reached here early yesterday, were today combing the country, where the scattered Reds are believed to have fled. How far south and east the troops will go de pends on how the Reds act. k i not intended to proceed to Essen or Duesseldorf unless ' there are unexpected developments. Mili tary control wlU be maintained here only until the authorities are satis fied of the stability of civilian ad ministration. Relchswehr troops inarched Into the Duleburg , region today and cleared out the radical element nf th.. Red army n pitched battlles in the Machine Guns Clear Streets. Machine gun and rifle ulleta swept the business district like a driving rain, artillery threw solid shot and shrapnel and band grenades were tossed. There was house to house lighting. In some quarters. Four citizens were killed and a number were injured. The relchswehr and red casualties, It la officially announced, were light. A detachment of police undertook to search houses for resisting reds. while the government artillery took up a position north of the old rates of Dulsburg. from which spot it placed shots where the reds were grouped, principally in .the high school grounds. Reichawehr Drive Rede. The first shots between the Kali 1st1 h forces and the reds were Bred In Kalserberg, on the eastern edge ot tha city. Fighting soon followed in the down town streets of Dulsburg, . the relchswehr advancing from corner to corner, driving the reds before them- The heaviest righting was In Son- The relchswehr en New York, April 4. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., at the head of a party ot more than twenty pub-' Ho officials, representative business men and religious leaders, left here today for a week' tour of the principal cities ot the country to present the program ot the Inter-church World Movement The tour, arranged as a result of Mr. Rockefeller's offer to give all his time tor two weeks, Is preliminary to the simultaneous financial campaign of the week of April 15 when the thirty denominations which are co-operating thru the Inter-church movement will seek subscriptions of $!3,777,S7r from the Protestant population of the United States. , -' Gov, Carl E. Mllllken of Maine, was In the party, and Gov. Henry J. Allen ot Kansas has promised to Join the campaigners when ' they reach tha middle west. Others In the party Included Dr. 8. Earl Taylor, general secretary, and Or. A. E. Cory, director of the field department. '-'he Inter -church World . Movement consists of the churchss," said Mr. Rockefeller today; "It Is governed and con- , trolled by thera. , it Is designed to promote their work, its object Is to enable the Protestant churches ot the United States to contribute their due share toward . the evangelization of the woi-I. Every 'denomination that Joins the movement retains absolute autonomy over It own denominational policy. ' . "Since all will appeal mainly to their own church membership, how are they to reach, except thru some agency of co-oper-atio like' the inter-church world, ' movement, the 26,000,000 adherents of Protestantism who are ' not attached by membership to any church? Thru the inter- church they will receive not only their denominational contrtbu- tlons, but will share pro rata in the undesigned gifts." GENERAL STRIKE CALLED OFF; KING Or Bnoclata even.) Kan, York. Arjril 4. A Detltlon i newall street. urging adoption of an educational -J , the north end Resignations Not Accepted. Chlcacro. Til. anrll 1 nealimatlnna of 1,250 Chicago firemen, tendered "uuruv nprnr. mMn ),( fair -r- 't April 10, will not be accepted, John F. Cullerton, manager of orop-rtles, fire department said tonight. ine department has a regulation hlch makes it obligatory for the firemen to tender their resignations only thru certain channels before they will be accepted." Mr. Cullerton told. "Not one of the resignations Placed in my hands was written on the blanks aunnliail fne that mtrnoia. jnd for that reason we will not honor I tllem." Mr. Cullerton exprest confidence that a settlement of the controversy w. u,a De reached and said no prepa- uuns were being made to fill vacancies. A mass meeting of the firemen, no are asklnr a watte increase of ""0 a year will be held tomorrow. ayor Thompson, to whom the firemen appealed Saturday, will be pres- from an open square with machine . ,1 In. Til. u with run n li i n n Republican party, was presented to- , guns, stood at a range of fifty yards. I cates." day to Will H. Hays, chairman of i" sweeping tire of both sides . citing the the ' Republican national committee by Judson F. Wright, president ot the New York" State Teachers' association, William T: McCoy, chairman of the' Illinois Schools "committee and Olive M. Jones, president of the New York Principal' Association. I Teachers are "not attempting to dictate,"'Mr. McCoy said, "but with the llkllhood of woman suffrage becoming a law, thus giving the vote to 80 percept of tne iuu,oou teacnerB In America, they feci that their vote should go to the party that most definitely pledges Itself to remove educational limitations from the children of the country. Teachers have never been in politics DUt mey are alive to the situation aa they never have been before and are going to tne poll next November wltn that suua lion uppermost In their minds." Representative Delegation. This delegation represents the S2,-000 teachers of Illinois and the 53,000 teachers in New York' the petition declared, and added, "we may in a way claim to represent the educa' Uonal forces of the nation." There la a "areat and growing de terioratlon In public education which threatens the efficiency of education because of deficiency in educational funds. The failure to pay teacners adequate wages hi a national sin, long contest, but unatoned for. "It will take years to man the schools even as they wers in 1914. We cannot afford to wait for the publlo to become sufficiently alarmed to act" The average yearly salary of the teachers in 1919 was $634, the petition said and there had been only a 10 percent Increase during tbat year. INCREASED LOANS The Treasury Officials Have Handled Matters Most .Admirably, ly Bawelatad Praia.) Washington, April 4. Government expenditures have exceeded tha rev enues from all sources by more than 1200,000,000 during the flret nine months of this fiscal year, and the reduction of (706.000,000 In the float ing debt last month is but a "tem porary" condition, Representatfve Mondell, Wyoming, Republican lead er, declared today In a statement. Economy alone, he said, could avert a "calamatous crisis." Immediately upon the "temporary reduction" In the floating debt Mr. Mondell declared, the treasury was "in the market for further loans, and this month must dispose ot a further larger volume of temporary certlfl shivered halt the store windows. I The gutters were plied high with glass, so pulverized that It resembled piles ot drifted shaved ice when the shop keepers later in the evening swept the sidewalks to the accompa niment o( machine tire in the southern and eastern outskirts. Gather Around Monument. Remnants of the melting reds gathered around Bismarck's monu ment, fled when the troops charged. Barricades erected in Kasslerfelder street where many aliens reside. were cleared out by shrapnel. The rede, who numbered only two or three hundred, were driven out within two and a half hours, but desultory fighting continued Into the nieht as small nests or tne rati icar- element were located and cor nered. The number of reds captured is not announced. , Tha correspondent saw reds who had been captured passing thru the streets with their hands in the air. Citizens eald that reds were exe cuted, but this is denied. No brutal actts were observed. Took to the Cellars. The -city, which had lived In a stage ot fear for three weeks, took the matter coolly. The street cars continued operation in all parts ot the town except where the lighting was hot but cellars were popular. Tares ot the cltlzena killed were hit by a government shell, which went wild and wrecked a house: the fourth was cut down by artillery In the street Great damage was done to stores and places of business, some of which were wrecaea ana many badly cut up by bullets. two and one-halt bil lion dollar war deficit aa "not cov ered by bonds or provided for by current revenues," the Republican leader said that such a sum to be carried by short term notes was "a serious menace at any time, ana particularly when the country was trying to recover from the war. Situation Handled Well. 'Treasury officials, the statement continued, "have "handled a trying situation most admirably." but they "cannot avert disaster until we Keep public expenditures within our Income." ! , .- ' . Congress, Mr. Mondell predicted, would grant appropriations for the next year of $1,250,000,000 less than estimated by departments, which asked for approximately five billions for all purposes. Further bond issues, concluded the statement, "could only be floated at greatly Increased interest rates, at the cost of a considerable reduction In the market alu. of nutatandinir irovernment se curities, with the Rrave danger of wrecking the snecle basis of our cur rency, with the certainty of Increasing the price of commodities and further enhancing the cost of living- Under these conditions, a further bond issue la unthinkable." FULL WINTER FALL A Fall of 6.3 Inches, Exceed' ing Total of Winter Closing. Anoolatea Ven. Springfield, 111., April 4. April records tor snowfall In central nil nols were broken by the snowstorm that began yesterday afternoon and continued tonight A fall ot 4.S Inches was recorded by the United States weather bureau station here between 2:30 p. m. Saturday and T p. m. Sun day. This is more than the maxium snowfall for the month of April of any year on record at the bureau. It is also more than the entire snowfall of the winter Just closing. In the month of April, 1899, snowfall of S.S Inches was recorded and In April of 1910 there was a fall of S. Inches, according to the weather Dureau records. The snowfall will have little effect on crops, it was said at the weather bureau. Farmers also said, they expected little crop damage. . All Party Leaders Promise to . Co-operate With New Ministry. 'EACE IN DENMARK (Sr AnaclstaS Prw.) Copenhagen, April 4. Notwith standing the removal ot political obstructions and the announcement the strike bad been called off. It still con tinues to be effective. The employers' organizations and the trade unions have not yet reached a defi nite agreement Both yielded on many points, but are faced by serious, perhaps insurmountable, diffi culties thru the uncompromising at titude of certain workers outside the trade unions organizations. TAX OFFICES ARE RAIDED BY IRISH; DESTROY RECORDS State Primaries to Suffer From Storm STEAMER ARRIVES WITH CREW SAFE Ltifllnrtnn. Ttfth inn iTh. teamer Pere Marquette Four, arrived at Its dock here today with all passengers and crew safe. Car ferry fjso was free of the Ice pack to "'Km. nil fnilf. farrln. WOTA Jill held fast and were waiting for a "" vi wina. -ur Passengers from Carferry 17 an v "nor8 today, after a pern "aii-mns Trm over rough ice Directors of 8ervica Division. Infllanapolls, Tnd.. April 4. Gerald ' .liirphy, of Rutland, Vt, has been - m ten director, or the service ai Istrn of the American Legion, tZ". announced today by Frankjll "Uher, national commander. t TEMPERATURES f k.:;,' W'.-.W1"" ontlUs" . . . 4 . . n . t . 2S ;.U ,, " ,. s . IS 11 ,3 in so S3 sa tie t ts n 4l in in in 50 FROM PUBLIC PARADE - TO FANES OF PRAYER New York. April 4. Cold, drizzling rain and skies that threatened snow failed today to prevent New York's annual JSaster parade in f urn Ave nue. " Gorgeous) bonnets and wonderful creations, examples of the French and American modiste's art were seen, bravely defying the onslaughts of the elements.. The ranks ot the parade were a bit thin, but tne dauntless ones. In outfits more suited for Palm Beach than Fifth Avenue In the early and uncertain daya of spring, atept forth to admire and be admired, o Probably never before has mere man loomed so large aa a contender for saratorlal honors. Not only were the young men resplendent they were gaudy, accoramg io-quoiauons i New York clothiers, the very latest stvles In "business suits" come to $100 while evening dress clothes cost at least 200. The avenue saw suits ol many colors and cuts. There were fancy topt shoes too, that would make a barber pole jeaious. Trousers were tight baggy and lust loose, while tht rainbow-hued shirts intensified the color scheme. ' The women for the most part, wore heavy fur neck pieces with their spring suits and almost an carried Kailv colored umbrellas and parasols. Probably the greatest throng in the hiBtory of the churches of the city ctrrowded into tne eauices ior tne BDecial Easter services. St Patrick's, the cathedral of St John the Divine and Old Trinity were crowded to ca pacity. PEOPLE OF SLOVAKIA , STRVING TO DEATH Vienna. April t. Famine- condi tions prevail in Slovakia, according to reports' received here. It is re-sorted that Deople are collapsing In the streets due to hunger and that there have been hunger riots in va rious districts. In Karschau the pop uiace Invaded the office of the Cserh food controller and dragged him to the street and killed him. The sol Von Mayer Sends Note to Millerand, Paris, April 4 Wilhelm von Mayer the German charge d'affaires, and Dr. Goeppert head of the German peace commission, sent an identical note to Premier Millerand today in the tatter's double capacity as premier and president of the peace conference. The note sought to belittle the importance ot the movement of Kerman trooDs into the Ruhr region, the- number of which, it asserted, had been greatly exaggerated. The note declared there was no neces sity for the application of the guarantee,, demanded bv France. It be ing stated that the presence oi me extra number ot relchswehr in the Ruhr district would not be prolonged. M. Millerand. this atterrroon. conferred with Marshal Foch- Berlin. Aorll 4. -News late Satur diLv from tha Ruhr district indicate that lighting is continuing in biu Bands of plunderers are confiscating food and other property. The government considers me situa tion to be grave. Worker Disarm Troop. London, April 4. A Pusseldorff dispatch to the London Times, dated April s, say tnai in enim Workers Council at Essen is disarming its' troops and assert after an agreement ha been satisfactorily concluded, that were will be no more fish tins, aa tha workers have agreed that the best weapon to use in case tha government doe not keen it agreement would b a general strike. MORAL RESURRECTION " NEEDED IN GOTHAM New York, -April 4. After a personal lnvestlgaton during which be visited several ot New York' widely known resorts and mingled with the habitues. Rev. John Koacn Btratton, nastor of Calvary Baptist church to night delivered a sermon in which he declared a "moral resurrection" 1 needed in New York. The minister stated that tne "gua-1 ed palaces" of Broadway house vice! of the most vicious sort and stated he had been approaehed by women of questionable character while in these places conducting hi "investigation. He said he learned that the dancing "Instructresses" employed In some ot the resorts were women ot ill-repute who used this as a means Renew Peace Fight - Washington, April 4. The fight In congress over formal termination or the war will be renewed this week . With the failure of th senate to ratify the peace treaty, the house win vnt nn a resolution DUt for ward by Republicans declaring the war ended. . ' There were indications today, now r that thia mieht result in fur ther riavaloDments in connection with tha treatv. nossiblv Its resubmission to the senate by the president aa mo administration 4 countr move. Brought Up Thursday. Tlia nAAj.a resolution 1 to be brought before the house Thursday with a rule caning ior a voie Fri day. Republicans believe it adop tion la assured, wnue uemocrais -ue- clare it certainly will be vetoed by President Wilson, without prospects of obtaining a two-thirds vot to .wovrlri.. th. vatfV In mny well Informed quarter the ImDresslon to growing that either bafora, or mora crobablT along with the veto message, the president might raturn the treatv to the senate with affirmative expression regarding reservations. Altho Democrat plan a vlvnroua flfrht on the resolution. they virtually are without hope oi preventing It adoption in both house and senate. Woman Oppose Leagu ef Nation. - Waahinrton. Anrll 4. Mar tin, defeated two year ago for the United State senate In Nevada, announced from her headquarters here today that she would make the race nln thia vaar for the Rwh'-fn nomination. Mis Martin Mid ah would accept the nouuuuuuii .1 uttered on her platform, which Included opposition to the peace treaty and the League of Nations. ; At Kama City. , ' Kansas City, Me, April 4v Rail roads and highways are blocked by deep - snowdrifts, rural telephone service Is demoralised and live stock is suffering from a blizzard which swept Kansas, Nebraska, the Texas Pan-Handle, northern Oklahoma and Missouri last night and today. Tonight all trains able to move were running hours late, and from several places trains were reported bound in bv heavy drifts. The tem perature brought by tne northwest gale ranged several degrees below freezing. - - While tne snowfall apparently had diminished in most localities, freezing temperatures were reported as far south as McAlester, Oklo, tonight. Topeka, Kan. advices were that three feet snow is lying on the level country in that state, while drifts are from seven to ten feet. A complete tie-un of traffic was reported on the Rock Island between Topeka -and St Joseph, Mo. At ft Louis. St. Louis, Mo, April 4. Intermit tent rain and snow, a thirty mile wind and freezing temperatures com bined to make this taster one of the worst that St Louis has ever experi enced. The temperature Is steadily falling tonight and at 8 o'clock registered 28 degrees above zero, wnicn is within four degrees of the record estab lished for the month. April IT, 1875, when the thermometer dropt to 22 degrees above, according to officials at the weather bureau. Heavy snows hava prevailed thru- out the northern part of the state, according to reports and trains from the north and west are arriving two and three hours late. At Hannibal. Mo., an eight Inch snowfall was recorded the heaviest in April In twenty-eight years. Eight Inches fell at Havana, IU. Copenhagen, April 4. The general strike called as a protest agitnst the resignation ot Premier Zahle, oa March 10, was called off this morning. Tha announcement stated that all th parties had agreed it would be necessary to bold elections after a new electoral law has been past premier Llebe declared upon the king's sugesticn that he desired to retire. The king will now ask former Director ot the Ministry of Justice Frlls to form a cabinet, with the understanding that tha Rigsdag will resume its session as soon as possible and begin negotiations for an electoral bill. Will Call Off Strike. Th resignation of the Llebe ministry after five days tenure of office, means that the Socialists will consent to call off the general strike, providing the new electoral hill is carried thru all the parliamentary stages before dissolution of the Rigsdag and the new elections. To find a parallel for the recent scenes witnessed In Copenhagen, it would be necessary to go far back in Danish history. The striking procession from the town hall, to the palace Saturday, was followed by thousands bearing red flags, who awaited with more or less patience, the result of the visit of the deputation of councillors to the king. This deputation imploring the king to dis miss the newly appointed ministry, the monarch replied: "I will negotiate on everything when the general strike Is called off." A socialist councillor Interjected "it is too late, your majesty" and all the social democrats present echoed his words. - . . . Demand a Republic Meantime from outside the palace were heard shouts of "Republic long live Social Democracy." These cries were redoubled when the deputation re-appeared and former Min ster Staunnlng aadrest tne crowa from the steps of the palace, an nouncing the result of the conference with the king. The manifestants however, soon dispersed In orderly fashion. Late Saturday night, the scenes were renewed ar.d the klnsr evidently recognized the gravity of the situa-l tion when he summoned the various party leaders and held conferences all night long. The new agreement grants amnesty for all political offenses and concedes all the electoral reform demands by the social democrat. All the Darty leaders promised to co operate with the new ministry formed to carry out this program. Detroit, Mich., April 4. With prac tically tn whole of Michigan In the grip ot a mld-wlntcr snow storm on the eve ot the presidential primaries, campaign managers ot ths leading candidates tonight alternately dlscust the not altogether promising election weather, and predicted victory for their candidates. In most of the larger cities, hotly contested municipal Issues were counted on to bring In a heavy ballot Seven Republicans, Ave Democrat and on Socialist ar seeking th stat endorsement for presidential nomination. Chief Interest however, seemed to center tn th race between Gov. Frank O. Lowden. of Illinois; Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood) and Senator Hiram W. Johnson ot California, all ot whom made extenslvs campaign tours of tha state. Other Republicans on tha ticket were Gen, Pershing, Senator Poln- dexter of Washington, and William O. Simpson of Detroit Herbert Hoover's nam appears on both the Republican and Democratic tickets. Long Heralded Easter Demon ftration Fail to Materialize Many Outrages Occur Nev Angle Develops When the Tai Records Are Barned Nv Casualties Where Women and Children Vere Involved Re-Assessments Will Be Made and Tax Will Be Increased. - last mm START FOR HOME . i i Party Includes Fifty Women and Chi!dren-r-Red Cross Helps. CAPTURED WHILE SMUGGLING RIFLES Celnico. Cal April 4. CoL-Bor- boa, said to be a member of Villa's forces, was captured at midnight laat night a he was attempting to smug a-la son rifle and a Quantity of am munition across the international boundary line six mile east of Ca- lexico, according to a statement ot Mexican authorities at Mexican, Lower California. Col. Borhoa i in the military Jail at Mexican. INJUNCTION SUIT AGAINST UNIONS Denver, Col, April 4. The Denver building trade contractor at a meeting today voted unanimously to brin an Injunction suit against three building trades unions which struck April 1 for Increased wage. The contractors allege that t , At Chicsgo, Chicago, til, March 4. Street car schedules in Chicago were delayed considerably by the storm. Snow plow were employed all day in clearing th tracks, preventing a com plete tie-up ot tramo. Trains from the west reached Chi caaro from three to twelve hour late. the Atchison, Tcpeka and Santa Fe rebortine: the craatest delay. , Train delays were partly due to tha strike of switchmen, wnich de pleted working forces in the railroad yards; and every available employe wa engaged In keeping the switches clean ot drifting snow. Th snowfall was the heaviest re ported In Chicago at this season In a number of years. At Lincoln, Neb. Lincoln. Neb. April 4. Th almost unprecedented Easter storm, which swept the southeast ana eoutn cen tral section of f-eDrasKa, abated early this morning and with higher temnerature and with bright sunshine during the afternoon, the snowdrifts in many places four to six reet deep, were disappearing. Train service wa stili demoralized tonight but main line of all railroads were opened during the day and some trains were moving oa branch line. In Ohio. : ,' Sandusky. Ohio, April 4. Fishing Interest sustained heavy damage here la t today by high winds, fol lowed by a sleet storm. Many net set in Lake Eri were ruined with valuable catches. Street car traffic wa at a standstill and score of telephone and electric lights put out of commission. Warsaw. April S. Polish successes are reported along the Slutzk river where a bolshevik attack has Deen repulsed. Oen. Litowakl' force cap tured 500 bolshevik!, lour guns ana much ammunition and other material. The reds attacked in the swampy country in the region oi Slawezna. After a day of fighting the bolsheviki were driven eastward. On the northern front in the region of Lake Woron, Just south of the river Dvina, the reds ' have also launched an attack. The ngnting js continuing. ' Brussels. ' Anrll 4. Th street car workers of Brussels Loulvalne and the Whole province of Brabant struck this morning. It is announced that the government 1 to requisition the street car tomorrow. GENERAL WOOD IN TOUR OF ILLINOIS (By AMocliua pim New York, April 4. The last of the Amerlcan-Jugo Slavs who arrived here unexpectedly from Europe a few days' ago many of them hungry and ragged started for their homes in variou parts ot the country today, it was announced from local headquarters. : Inoluded in the party were fifty women and several children. At th outbreak ot the world war the Jugo Slav left their home tn America and went to Europe to vol unteer in the Serbian army a major Ity paying their own expenses. No notification of their return to the United State had been received here from th Jugo Slav government In case where relatives or friends could not be reached by telegraph trans portation was furnished by the Red Cross or one of the Serbian societies. It is estimated that since the first Balkan war in 1912 more than 18.000 Jugo Slavs left-America to fight In! the Serbian army. Only a small fraction of this number has returned. CONDITION OF RUBBER ' WAS NEVER BETTER New York, April 4. Net Income of the United States Rubber Company for 1919. after providing for depreciation ot plants and adequate reserves for federal, Canadian and British taxe?, amounted to J21.S96,- 099. according to the annual report issued today. Net profits were 117,630,237. Sur plus Increased from 141, 484,510 at the end of 1918 to 152,310.163 at the close of 1919. Net sales amounted to t226.589.465, an increase of almost $10,000,000 over 1918. The financial condition of the com pany, according to Chairman Samuel p. colt, "was never better than It is today." - - . ARCHDUCHESS WILL MARRY BARON H0LDB0T Budapest, April 4. The youngest daughter of Archduke Frederick, the Archduchess Mary Alice, has become engnged to marry Baron Frederic Haldbot scion of an old Prussian family. Frederic is SO years old and at present Is employed In a commer cial bank at Budapest. He has (Br AnaaUts Praia.) Dublin. April 4. Easter demon, tratlon In Ireland did not devlo Into a spectacular effort ot fore against th government which th adherent of th republican cause considered would be suicidal, but there wa a series of outrage In many part of th island. Th mal content took a new angle in theli work when they attacked sixteen us offices tn many cities and towns, destroying the records in various ways, but mostly by fire. The attacks against police barracks and police huts numbered thirty-five. In most ot the case th police bad left the barrack to go to concen tration point la th larger cities. Where only women and children wtr left in the barrack or huts th raid era gave warning ot their Intentions, hence there war no casualties. Destruction Avail Nothing. At Dublin Castle tonight It was stated that the destruction of th tax recordls will avail nothing, all citizens whose record have been destroyed will be re-assessed and their taxes are likely to be Increased by the need of funds to replace the barracks and huts destroyed. Attacks on the police barracks and government offices are reported from Limerick, both town and county, and also from several places in County Claire. No casualties are yet reported except for the wounding ol two soldiers by John Mitchell, whom they arrested at Olenade. Leitrim country. Mitchell replied repeatedly before surrendering. The Sinn Fein flag ha been flying all day long from the masthead from the flagstaff on Admiralty pier at Queenstown. It wa hoisted during the night and tha pole was well greased to prevent It from being hauled down. . . Important Document Burn ad. Masses of Important correspondence and documents were burned in a series of fires which kept the fire fighter rushing from I o'clock Inst night until after midnight. The circumstances indicate a well planned inendiary plot. Fires occurred In the offices of at least eight inome tnx collectors and surveyors in different parts of ths city. The fires were well advanced before the fire brigade arrived. Just before the outbreak the care-taker of the burned building were held up by armed men. A man believed to be Private Laurence McKenzte, of Belfast, was found shot thru the head early this morning tn How in. southeast of this city. It Is thought the wound will prove mortal. rhinmn. Tn. Anrll 4. General Leonard Wood, candidate for the Re publican nomination for president, will depart tomorrow for a six-day tour of Illinois, during which he will speak In sixty towns. Gen. Wood' train will make brief stops tomorrow at Kankakee, Oilman, raxton, cnampaign, monuceiiu, catur, Clinton and Lincoln. He will speak at Springfield in tne evening. Gen. Woods Darty will inciuae mr. Wood. CoL N. W. MacCheeney, stat .campaign chairman; former Senator L.nanea - nurouniu. u, vroicouu. B, vice chairman tnd Harry Olson, chief justice ot the municipal court of Chicago. BISHOP M. S. HUGHES DIES IN CLEVELAND Clevertnd. Ohio, April 4. Bishop Mathaw HimtMon HucheS. Of Port' land, Ore, died at a hotel her today ot pneumonia from which h had been ill lnc Friday. H bad been nn lartura tour since October, spending last week addressing Lenten meeting here. .., ., H wa born In West Virginia, 7 VMM ('" Previous to belnc or dained a Methodist bishop in 1914. Bishop Hughes held pastorate at Orlnnell la Portland. M.l Minne apolis, Kansas City, and Pasadena, Cal. Bishop Hughes had been utrrlng from a aavara cold for some weeks, Rev. Dr. E. L. Waldorf, pastor ot the Flrat Methodist church here, said to night Laat week, he wa advised to take a rest but declined to cancel his encasements. He became seriously ill Friday noon, Easter ervice in local Methodist church were ud denly turned Into memorial for Bishop Hughe who bad been scheduled to deliver Eaater sermons in three churches. Bishoo Hushes was graduated from the fnivers.ty ot Virginia and re- salary of 5,000 kronen annually, which under the present exchange rate is worth about 120. The father of the bride-to-be was the richest man In the former mon archy. LACT0RS PATCHING UP THEIR DIFFERENCES New York, April 4. First steps to ward patching up ths differences exlstlnar between the Actors' Enulty Association and the Actors' Fidelity League were taken today at the Quarterly meeting of the Equity. Wltn only one dissenting vote, tne member of th Euulty adopted resolution providing for admlsvon of Fidelity members into the asso ciation.- The strife between the two organisation was heightened during the actors' atrlke which lasted from August 7 to September , 1919. The action of tha Equity Is the first move toward reconciliation. Membership of the Eaulty le estimated at about 3.004, while approximately 700 actor and actresses ar members of r dellty. - ' BOMB THROWERS ARE TAKEN BY POLICE Chicago, April 4. Eleven men, three of them, said by the police to be officers of Cnicago local of the International Upholsterers' Union, were arrested today in connection with recent bomblnca Incident to strike of uDholsterers. Seven of tne men confessed to throwing bombs Into six home and slugging twenty five foremen of uoholstering facto- rles. the stat attorriey'e office ald according to th confession of one of the union orricer. Assistant State's Attorney John M. Lowery said $100,000 had been used by the union in It effort to win th strixe. One hundred dollar was paid for each bomb thrown, and for every " diers thereupon tired on the crowd, of meeting men. Liquor is being sold strike I in violation of recent rbi-. Paint Company h il '' killing twelve persons, openly, he asserted. itratloa award. ' estimated at 1350 Cohen Paint Work .Burn. Warren, Ohio, April 4. -Fire, said to hare been due to spontaneous romhiiation. early tonav eomnletelv destroyed the plant of the Cohen celved honorary degrees of D. 1A and strike breaker who was slugged, thai land. here, entailing a luss LU D. front HmUna L nlvers.ty, at union paid 125, according to to ai- iw military oarncaaea area .e . Minneapolis. legta eenieaaioa. arauim wcr ramgn eunoay. Pension Offices Attacked. Cork. April 4. Two fires, believed to be the work of Incendiaries, oc curred in Cork last nieht Th blazes broke out simultaneously In. the Inland revenue and pensions of-' flees, situated half a mile apart ' The water supply, which was In sufficient at first was soon increased. but too late to prevent the total de traction of both buildings. The firemen this morning were fighting to prevent a spread of the flames. Sever Wire Communication. Belfast, Ireland, April 4. Wire communication with the north and south and with Scotland was severed Saturday night Unknown person entered tha cus toms house and th Grand Central hotel, which is now occupied bv th government offices, and burned official document. There was no expectation of aerl- ous trouble her and the troops were not even confined to barrack Satur day night But th authorities were alert for possible outrages, especially wnen it was discovered mat tne telegraphic wires had been cut and that telephonic communication witb New-ry, Dundalk, Dublin and the South generally had suddenly ceased. Later it was found tbat raids on the police barracks bad occurred at Clough, Rostrevor, Lough and other place. Raider Got Away. In Belfast Sinn Felner mad sim ultaneous attempta to burn government property; several buildings were set afire but without serious result. Thee Included th Grand Central Hotel, which I the head quarter of th pension department of th ministry ot labor. All th raider got safely away in th crowd. The tire brigade was kept busy the wnoie mgnt in otneront directions but so far as is knowa no aeriou damage wa caused. e.arly Sunday morning saven Etna Felner forced an entrance into th Newry customs bouse. They covered the caretaker and his wife with re volvers while they ransacked th place for document which they burned. Thirty disguised men attacked an untenanted barracks at Loughbrict . Sinn Felner Arrested. Dublin. April 4. Ten Sinn Felner were arrested today at Newry In connection with outrage. A message from Tullamore reports tbat a masked band lat Saturday night roused from hi bed a farmer and hi family residing In Kings county and ordered them Into the farm yard. Tney seated th whole family oa chairs and having compelled th farmer's son. Kleran Flynn, to stand up fired at him, wounding him seriously in th arm and abdomen. They then attempted to blow up th house, and decamped. Sleep in Separata Places. London. April I. According to th Dublin correspondent of the Londea Times all active Sinn Feiners there sleep in different places each night te avoid arrest and deportation to Eng- ' 1 t . m ; 5 ( . ; 1 1; 1 1 It L i vt H , 4 i 1 1 r i ..I ".l"aWHin

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