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Mexican bank notes state bills. 927c; pesos old
77tc; new 45c; Mexican gold 51c; nacionales 24c;
bar silver H. & H. quotations $1.01; copper 15f4c
15' ic; grains higher; livestock steady; stocks higher.
tn Pin mrf Texas fair excest local showers '
southeast; New Mexico colder with frost north; Art- j
zona fair. .
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EL PASO TEXAS. TUESDAY EVENING MAY 6 1919.
DELIVERED ANYWHERE 70c MONTH
SINGLE COPT. FIVE CENTS.
Y FOR ENEMY'S PE
EL -PASO WEB:
Climax Comes in Dispute
Ana Adjutant General; Hams Defies Seizure of the
Records When Campbell Sends Soldiers With Or-
der of Dismissal; Baker Asked to Intervene.
PHOENIX Aria May C As a cli-
max to dispute which has been
running- since January last governor
"ampbell in his capaciay of comman-
der of the military forces of Arizona
today notified CoL Harris adjutant
general tnat his services with the
staif had terminated and ordered him
ro turn over his records to Sergt E.
V Fern who delivered tne executive's
Col Harris refused to torn pi jr.
defied the governor to enter and
selae the record which are In a
build Ins near the state rapitol
leased to the federal government
daring? the operation of the selec-
tive draft law. and jrovenior
Campbell Immediately wired sec-
retary of war Baker at Washing-
ton asking permission to take
possession of the departmental
Later Gov. Campbell was enjoined
bv judge Lyman from interfering with
Harris. He was cited to appear May
8 to show cause why the injunction
trould not stand.
Since January governor Campbell
rps refused to recognize CoL Harris
as adjutant general and has disap-
proved all his claims for salary and
ftpenses. Last week while the gov--nor
was in El Paso to welcome home
the Arizona members of the 158th
leg.ment acting governor Mitts Simms i
Of Court Order;
In Accident; Troops Get Credit
it TASHINGTON D. C.
May 6. Ad -
TV vices received in Washington
.Monday told of the overriding of the
Mexican supreme court by the mili-
tary party In connection with the re-
cent execution of Gen. De P. Alvares.
The incident was said ta have
created a serious situation In the
Mexican capital and the supreme
court was reported to be consider-
ing resigning In a body because In
executing Gen. Alram ttfe mwT
tary party ignored a stny grant-
ed by the court.
Alvarez after having been sentenced
iva court martial to be shot appealed
tD the supreme court by telegraph for
a writ of amparo. He declared the
military authorities had no Jurisdic-
tion in his case and cited the consti-
tution which provides that the mili-
tary authorities have Jurisdiction only
in military criroes committed by sol-
diers. The supreme court it is said
granted his petition for amparo and
nt to Gen. Montalvo president of
the court martial a telegram forbid-
u.ng him to shoot the prisoner.
Execution Carried Out.
The telegram was received by Gen.
Montalvo two hours before the time
set for the execution of Alvarex 9
Flying Circus Uncle Sam's Biggest
Show On Earth Is Here To Boost His
Loan To Bring His
TUESDAY morning was a period of
craned necks in El Paso for the
flying circus said to be one of the
government's most thrilling shows
arrived In the city to add wings to
the upward swoop of the Victory loan
campaign which is in its last few
"Were On Time.
Keeping" up the reputation they
gained overseas for being on time the
air squadron arrived at the union
station Tuesday morning at 5:30
eclock. At once their train of 10 bag-
grajre cars three sleepers and a diner
was hauled to Fort Bliss where the
ompany of mechanics Immediately
bet out to assemble the pares of the
The Sire Show.
The preliminary show started at
11.30 oclock when three of the bright-
ly colored Curtiss planes each carried
a civilian in a soaring trip ever the
o: After a half hour two of them
v turned to take up two more five
beng the number carried in alL
These Ip In The Air.
The passengers were: Mrs. Joseph
Nations Morfit T. Low den Wingo
Vincent Andreas C. H Davis and C
H LeavelL The passengers were se-
lected by Smith Witham and R. Burt
' rndorff of the Victory loan commit-
tee the arrangement previously made
to carry those who subscribed to
$10000 worth of bonds having fallen
through as no one subscribed to that
The Big Show.
The flying circus or the big show.
El Paso Has A
Hen That Crows Too
"Missouri hasn't a thing on
Texas." says Mrs. Fred Woodworth.
4013 Trowbridge. Mrs. Woodworth
read in Saturday night's paper that
Warnensburg. Mo was boasting
of a crowing hen. Mrs. Wood-
worth's fatherinlaw. C. 8. Wood-
worth remarked that he had lived
to be 76 years old and had never
heard a crowing hen therefore he
didn't believe the people of War-
nensburg were truthful in their
iwiast Within 15 minutes after his
statement a pet hen of Mrs Wood-
worth's crowed very successfully.
The hen has c-owed several times
during the past month Mrs. Wood-
worth says: All signs fail in
Somebody Will Get Mexico 's
S TO BAKER
- Between Arizona Governor
approved Harris' claim for $2097
salary and expenses state auditor
Jesse Boyce issued the necessary war-
rants &nd CoL Harris was paid.
Fern Finds Office Clotted.
Last night governor Campbell sent
Sergt. Fern and a file of two men to
relieve the adjutant general and take
possesion 01 nts papers but tne on ice
was closed. This morning the soldiers
returned and CoL Harris refused to
be evicted claiming the protection of
the federal government to whom the
temporary Quarters of his department
are under lease. Col. Harris further
said papers relative to the selective
draft were included in his records and
were not state property while he an-
swered the governor's communication
with one of his own. quoting attorney
general Wiley Jones' opinion that he
was the state adjutant general despite
ine executives opinion to tne con
Harris Answers Governor.
In refusing to comply with the gov
ernor's orders to vacate and turn over
nis records col. Harris said:
X am more than surprised at
this action of yonm taken In open
violation of the laws of Arizona
and of the opinion of the attorney
general your proper legal advlner.
I am holding this office on the
adriee of the attorney general of
Arizona and shall continue to hold
this office under this authority
and the laws of the state.
oclock at night April 21 and the re
ceipt or the telegram delayed the
shooting until 11 oclock that night.
lien. jr. i urqutxo. chief or military
operations in the state of Veracrux
then telegraphed the supreme court
sayiug that the execution had taken
place because it has oeen ordered by
the war department in Mexico City.
The dispatches say it developed that
the war department was notified of
the supreme court's decision and then
confirmed the- finding of the court
martial and ordered ta execution to
be carried out.
The same advices told of the
capture of Alt area by the govern-
ment troops and disclosed for the
first time reports that Gen. Blan-
quet. another rebel leader was not
killed by go era men t troops as
reported from Mexico City but
that his death was due t an acci-
dent. Alvarex and Blanquet. the advices
said became lost in a jungle in the
southern part of the state of Vera-
crux. While wandering about seeking
their guide both fell into an arroyo.
Blanquet was killed by the fall and
Alvarez so seriously Injured that when
government troops came upon him he
was captured without resistance. The
federal troops then cut off the head
of Blanquet and took it to Veracruz
as proof of the rebel leader's death.
Boys Back Home!
which consisted of all 11 single piloted
airplanes started at 1:30 oclock.
Had Good Audience.
With such an enthusiastic audience
as thousands of El Pasoans on roof
tops and out In open spaces all gazing
skyward the pilots performed a sham
maneuver of two German "Fokkers"
attacking a squad of five Curtiss ma-
chines after the latter had made a
half hour's trip over the city. Direct-
ly after the -German planes attacked
them two French "Spads and two
British "S. E. 5s" counter attacked
and repulsed them. No shots were
fired as it Is impracticable according
to Capt. W. J. Hoover of the circus
to use blank cartridges in the machine i
The Barrel RolL
Following the maneuver the pilots
rendered a 15 minutes performance of
aeronautic skill including the barrel
roll which was similar to a front
somersault; the loop or back somer-
sault; the stall which was soaring to
an altitude of 2000 or 3000 feet and
then letting the machine drop to
within a short distance of the earth
with the motor stalled: the tail spin
which was diving foremost down
from a high altitude with the entire
machine spinning aroond in its verti-
The Big Actors.
The pilots in the machines were:
Curtiss planes Lieuts. C. McMullen.
S. L. Andrews. S. E. Cavanaugh. H. M.
Wirth and E. L. Wolfe: British "S.
E. 5s.n Lieuts. C M. Atkins and J. E.
Read ; French "Spads" Lieuts. H.
Henry and C. W. Getchel; German
"Fokkers" Lieuts. H W. Folhner and
G. W. Puryear.
The three British aces who accom-
panied the circus did not fly nor did
Murder Charge At Dallas Is Dismissed
Against Felix Jones; Comes Back Here
rxALLAS Tex.. May t After trying
U for months to work up convicting
evidence in the cose of Felix Jones
charged with the murder of Miss Flor-
ence Brown in Dallas in July 1913
district attorney Pierson filed a mo-
tion in judge Seay's court here today
for a dismissal and the court agreed.
The case was scheduled for trial
Jones was Indicted for the murder
shortly after feeing convicted in El
Paso for the Lyons murder.
Decided Changes In Rus-
sian Situation Expected
Within Few Weeks.
Fall Of Petroerad Will
Enable The Allies To
PARIS France May (By the As-
sociated Press). Specialists on
Russian subjects attached to various
allied delegations at the peace confer-
once expect changes in the Russian
situation within the next few weeks.
The Finnish movement which has
been threatening Petrograd and which
has been shrouded with mystery is
now well defined. Gen. Cdenitch and
4000 Russians operating with him
have the support of the Finnish gov-
ernment and troops and have re-
cruited large numbers of Russian
peasants who have become tired of
Bolshevik requisitions. Gen. Udeaitch
controls the southern end of the Kola
railway. The escape of the Bolshevik!
operating against allied forces in the
Kola peninsula has been made impos-
sible and communication between the
Moscow government and the Mur-
mansk coast has been cut off.
Under the direction of Gen. Udea-
itch the residents of Karelia dis-
trict are apparently preparing to
launch a movement looking to their
annexation to Finland. This would
give Finland the Kola railway and a
northern outlet tc the Arctic.
Entente Backs UdenltchT
The Russian commision working for
a united Russia here is trying to
block that step. Many persons be-
lieve the entente powers are en-
couraging the Udenitch movement. If
he should occupy Petrograd. the re-
victualling of the cttv by the allies
would be easy and the apparent aban-
donment of resent plans of re victual-
ling Petrograd under neutral auspices
is reararoea as an indication tnat tne
entente experts the Bolshevik! soon to
be forced to withdraw to Moscow.
Admiral KoIchaJt'a Siberian army
continues its movement westward
toward the Volga and it Is expected
that the cities or Viatka and samara
will fall into their bands soon. "
With Kolehak threatening the
valley of the Volga and Udenitch
menacing Petrograd; with Kiev in
the hands of anti-Bolshevik troops
and Kolehak's northern army
moving rapidly toward the line
of communications between Mos-
cow and Archangel the Bolshevik
military situation seems extreme-
Disregarding the recommendations
bf M. Zenoveiff governor of Petro
grad. Nikolai Lenine. the BoisneviK
premier has been releasing virtually
all prisoners in an effort to show the
government is Becoming more toier-
tnt One result of this step it is be-
ieved by specialists here may be to
produce a leader who will ultimately
organize the opposition to the present
Mary Maloney Disappears
From East Las Vegas;
Posses Comb Country.
East Las Vegas N. JL. May 6 Mary
Maloney a pretty blonde 11 -year-old
girl student at New Mexico Normal
university here mysteriouely disap
peared yesterday at noon last being
seen by townspeople at 12 oclock
when she told a girl school chum she
was coming; down town. Her brother
aged 12 mysteriously disappeared
three years ag-o ana nas never
been heard from since. Reports
brought by two Mexicans who were
driving through San Miguel county
and who reported here this morning
said they saw a girl a mile north of
the Storrie dam an irrigation pro
ject several miles from Xas Vegas
and Mexican men ana women in a
wagon driving in the same direction
as the child was going. The entire
city is organised.
Mayor Blood with the girl's father
and prominent cltixena are searching
the countryside mounted on ponies
and in automobiles.
the commanding officer MaJ. Carl
In the War.
AffiODr the illustrious officers at
tached to the squadron who served
over the front lines were MaJ. Spatz
and capt. Hoover both witn distin-
guished service crosses to their credit
and a record of several enemy planes
downed and also Lieuts. Puryear and
(Continued on pise 2 column 3.)
The Brown case is known as "the
Dallas mystery murder case."
Jones claims to have evidence that
he was in Abilene on the date of the
murder of Miss Brown one of Dallas'
prettiest girls who was found In the
both room of her employer's office
one morning about 9 oclock her
throat cut from ear to ear.
Her hands were cut. showing that
he had grabbed a knife. She was
not robbed and no other marks were
shown on her body.
What the motive of the murder was
could never be ascertained.
Jones will be taken back to Ei Paso
to be held pending his appeal of the
1.0 ons rase.
British Indignant Over Visit Of
Americans To Ireland; Is Wilson
Behind Meddling Intrigue? Asked
T OXDON Eng.. May . The visit
l-i of representatives of American-
Irish societies to Ireland M. J. Ryan
and L F. Dunne is creating great In-
terest In Sinn Fein circles there and
equal indignation in Unionist quar-
ters in Ireland and England. Among
the reports in circulation is one that
passports from Paris to Ireland were
granted the mission at the request of
president Wilson to Ireland at his re-
quest. Considerable Mystery.
There is considerable mystery about
the whole affair and it is unknown
PLANO TEX. NEGRO STANDING
OFF POSSE WOUNDS 9 PERSONS
Tom Embrey Shot and Killed After Having Stood at
Bay Barricaded in His Home for Four Hours; the
Trouble Started "When Black Attempted to Kill His
Wife; One of Posse May Be Fatally Wounded.
DLANO. Texas May 6. Tom Embrey. a negro after standing off armed
citizens and officers for four hours today from a barricade in his home
here was shot and killed shortly before noon.
Nine persons were wounded by the negro one probably fatally.
The trouble started when Embrey attempted to kill his wife.
Disillusionment And Disappointment
At Failure Of League Of Nations
DARIS France May fc There seems
1 to be an impression in America that
opposition to the league of nations
comes from reactionary quarters In
continental Europe and that the mass
of people in all countries believed in
and accepted this document.
This was the obvious belief of the
president when be appealed to the
Italian people over the beads of their
government but today the response of
the Italian people Is unmistakable.
They have followed their government
with the same enthusiasm and na-
BtBsttr that the German people--narched
with its government in the
crucial days of July 1914. There has
been revealed again how Impossible
it is to rally a country to abstract
Justice when national aspiration is
All Distrust League.
Moreover it is now clear tisat If
conservative Europe always distrusted
the league of nations. Socialist and
radical Europe is now equally op-
posed. "Humajite" speaking for the
Socialists of France says today: "We
declare then once for all. that the
proletariat affirms its bitter disillu-
sionment. We are not astonished that
the international Socialist conference
at this moment meeting at Amsterdam
also unanimously rejects this society
I am convinced that a measure of
hope for the future of the league of
nations survives ir ureat oniain
where conditions in a degree recall
those of the United States since Great
Britain like the United States is
separated by an ooeam rampart from
the continent that on tne continent
the covenant of the league of nations
has already become as meaningless as
tne agreements at rne uague.
The Fatal Blow.
The Italian gesture which has pro
duced the crisis from which we have
not yet recovered was a fatal blow.
Wars now going on In the east were
unanswerable illustrations of the in-
capacity of the peace conference to
deal with Bolshevism.
Continental Europe conscious that
its necessities its age-long traditions.
Its peculiar problems have not been
understood. Is unmistakably in the
throes or reaction against idealistic
solutions for what It regards as total
ly practical problems.
Ninety Oat Of Every 100 Kicking Should
Kick Themselves; Replace Vinegar With
Milk Of Human Kindness Urges Humorist
NINETY oat of every 100 people
kicking should be kicking them-
selves and if we'd only replace the
vinegar of our souls with the milk of
human kindness we'd all be a lot
better off and we'd be a long way on
the journey toward solving the prob-
lems of humanity. Is the optimistic
song of Adam Bede ex -congressman
ex-editor present day Chautauqua
Adam Bede Is no orator but as a
humorist and philosopher he deserves
all that the Congressional Record and
the press gallery have ever said about
As the star number on the El Paso
Chautauqua program he attracted a
capacity "house" Monday night and he
pleased them all.
Ton can't help laughing: at and with
Adam Bede whether he tells you a
joke you heard when you were in knee
breeches that Is if you belong to that
portion of the audience that wore
knee breeches when young or wheth-
er it is something you have never
heard before for he knows how to
"put it over." in the language of the
stage. And it doesn't lie there after
be pots it over either as Ed. Nixon
What to Do With BHI.
Here is one of his newest and one
that went among the best with the
"And about he kaler If I vrtrc
anked to poIvc the problem
after the rrar. I'd put the kataer
In Ireland and then set Ireland
ne of his truths
"Mr. Wilson In Paris is today closer
Business; Will It Be France And Britain Or Us?
whether premier Uoyd George has
been in communication with the visit-
ors at all. There Is one report that
he promised to receive them but has
cancelled his engagement.
A question was addressed to the
government in the house of commons
Monday with a view to establishing
whether the envoys are accredited to
the American government and also to
establish their exact status. It also
was asked If the premier had intended
to receive them. The question was met
evasively by the home secretary who
promised to make inquiries and said
that this would occupy a week.
If It Is true that Mr. Wilson
Is behind thU Intrigue against
The French are demanding from
thel - British and American allies a
guarantee in military fact against a
nev German attack; the Italians are
taking root on the eastern coast of
the Adriatic in Flume and Aalmatia.
In defiance of the appeal of the
president and in obedience to the dic
tates or tne nation s security.
The Poles are invading Lithuania
and preparing to attack Germany to
possess themselves of territories the
conference of peace has allotted to
The league of nation renresented
before all else the conviction of the
president and those Americans who
share his views that all men of all
reoaitt to ancient rrr
alrtes or eontnm parry difference.
were nrenared to ifssr to tne new
gospel to overturn their governments
If their governments refused to heed
tne new voice ana pursued oia pain-
National Unity First
The last four months have clearly
and unmistakably demonstrated that
the peoples of Europe quite as much
as and perhaps more than their gov
ernments are controlled dv old con
ceptions of national unity political
security individual economic exist
ence and development. They have
demonstrated that France and .Eng-
land will accept no league of nations
that does not carry with It the spe-
cific additional guarantee by Great
Britain and the United States against
a new attack by Germany; that Italy
will not resign national aspirations
and sacrifice Flume; that the Poles
accept no compromise in or out of the
league of nations which deprives them
of unquestioned ownership of Dantzig:
that Jugo-Slavla prefers another war
to any compromise along the Adriatic
It is the growing realization of
these facts which created the atmos-
phere In which the league of nations
covenant was adopted. It was the
realisation of these facts which led so
many of those present to describe the
sessions as a mockery. Aa all events
however permanently accurate the
contemporary conception may be. no
one can mistake Paris judgment upon
the present state of the league of na-
tions nor measures the extent of dis-
illusionment and disappointment for
all those who saw In it even a partial
cure for the evils of recent days.
Copyright. 1019. By McClure News-
By Gm A MAIITI.Y.
to Washington than Thomas Jeffer-
son was on a week-end visit to Mount
Vernon for he is linked with every
department by cable and telegraoh.
Our forefathers fought the battle of
New Orleans two weeks alter a treaty
of peace had been signed with Eng-
land yet president McKlnley. by rea-
son of the cable and the telegraph
received the news of Dewey's victory
in Manila bay on Saturday night
when the battle was not fought until
Steps In Unman Progress.
"Every step in human progress
makes a new problem for Mankind."
might be called the text of the "ser-
mon by the Minnesota statesman-
humorist for his whole talk revolved
about the problems facing the world
and his optimistic belief that they are
being solved pretty generally and
generally right as they come up.
"The Incnbator canned us a
problem for we quit debatlnC
whether a hen sits or sets and be-
gan debating whether when she
cackles nfae hns laid or lied.
said he "but who would turn back
to the days when we kept the
poor hen working nights hatching
ctrgf It was too great a loss of
"The cream separator made its in-
ventor a million but why oubject to
his millions when we no longer lose
money on our Investment by setting
the milk away and waiting for the
cream to rise?
Tllch Cost of LI Tins:.
"Inventors have made their millions
but the race has progressed. A lot
of us dont realize how we have pro-
gressed and how we are solving our
problems as we progress. You should
have been born in the age when I was
the union of the United King-
domand after the president's be-
havior toward Italy anything is
credible the American ambassa-
dor says the Post "ought to be
told that the United Kingdom does
not tolerate Interference In Its do-
mestic affairs. They are our busi-
ness and the business of nobody
The Graphic says:
"If any of the states of America
were again to demand the right to
secede from the union it is certain
the American people would be bitterly
Indignant if such a demand received
any kind of official encouragement
from Great Britain. We apply the
150 Are Slain Or
5000 Arrested In Bavarian
Berlin. Germany Hay 6. (By The
Associated Press. One hundred and
fifty persons were killed or executed
during the fighting at Munich accord-
ing to an account of the fall of that
city printed in the Lokal Anzelger.
Among the killed were herr Toller di-
rector of the soviet government and
herr Sonthelzner a communist leader.
Herr Seldl. who was said to have In-
stigated the shooting of hostages was
reported beaten to death by wurttera-
5600 Arrests Made.
The Tagebhttt states that SM
arrests have been made la Munich the
prisoners Including Dr. Levin leader
of the Bavarian Independent Social-
ists and town governor Weber.
It has been ascertained that Prof
von Stuck the widely known Bavarian
painter and architect escaped when
the hostages held by the soviet
authorities at Munich were executed.
CirlDRd Rebel Hooted.
Munich. Bavaria. May . (By The
Associated Press). All Munich cele-
brated the victory over the soviet gov-
ernment Sunday. The streets were
crowded with people who efceered the
passing troops or gave them refresh-
mats Captared Spartaeans were
nootea aa uyy were escorted tnrouga
the streets bands played national aira
outside the captured palace and the
crowds sang patriotic aira.
The Bavarian war ministry will be
transxerrea xrom ttamserg to Jdunica
and a resolution dissolving the Ba-
varian army will be adopted by the
caoinet necause or poor worts done by
the Bavarian troops during troubles
in this city.
FINANCIAL BLACKLIST IS
SUSPENDED BY BIG POWERS
Paris. France May S. The supreme
economic council has decided pend-
ing the signing of the peace treaty to
suspend the financial blacklist and
neutral countries are free to extend
credits of any kind to Germany or
Germany owned cash balances and
bills in neutral countries are made
available by the council in payment
for imports. Proceeds of exports
from Germany mav be used freely in
payment for permitted imports.
You Men Back From
Europe Register Please
Soldiers and sailors who have
received their discharges from
service are requested to register at
the Khaki club or at Libert?
statue before Saturday to enable
the committee In charge of the ar-
rangements for the dinner and
dance to be given in their honor.
May IS to know how many to
born. I lectured in Dakota1 recently
and a farmer came in to hear me. rid-
ing in his automobile and cussing the
government for the high cost of liv-
ing. He stayed over night for the
Chautauqua and It rained and he de-
cided to take a room at the riotel and
as I went to bed. I heard him kicking
because he couldn't get a room with
hot and cold water like he was ac-
customed to at home and kicking
about the high cost of living.
'lie didn't stop to think that
he could cut the cost of Urine
If he wonld content hlmnelf with
"It has got so nowadays that a
Jersey cow won't give down milk un-
less you have Caruso sing to her on
the phonograph. An ordinary cow
might stand for ragtime but a blooded
cow demands a Red Seal reeordT
The Man and the Hoe."
"Ton read about the man and the
hoe.' but you don't see him any more.
You can't sell a farmer anything he
can't sit on.
TJp In Dakota a farmer told nie
that farming was so luxurious
that he had to build a gymnaftlum
for his farm hands to take their
"In Dakota they are kicking be-
cause when they turn their clock
ahead for another hour of daylight
the dew won't dry off an hour sooner
In the morning. They were already
half an hour ahead of sun time and
now they are an hour and a half
ahead. I have held 1 oclock meetings
in Dakota in the morning and the
farmers have to get up at midnight to
milk the cows and as cows give down
hv sunrise not by Wilson time they
have their troubles They have to put
(Continued on page S. column 3.)
TO BE PASS
AT MEET WEDNESDAY
ECONOMIC ISOLATION PENALTY
IF SERINS REFUSE TO SI
Germans to Find Allies Awaiting Them When They
Enter Historic Council Chamber; Pichon Heads Pro-
visional Organization of Nations' League; Adriatic
Problem Not Compromised; Chinese Displeased.
pARIS France. May 6. The final meeting of the council of three before
the presentation of the peace treaty to the Germans was heM this morn-
ing. It is understood that the last details of the treaty presentation ceremony
were discussed as well as the arrangements for this afternoon's plenary
session of the conference.
Also under discussion were the time and method of making public the
digest of the peace treaty now in its foal stages of preparation which will
be cabled all over the world before tomorrow's cereraooy at Versailles.
The peace treaty was presented to the mnax powers at a secret plenary
session this afternoon which adjourned at 5:15 oclock.
The draft of the treaty is considered now as havrag passed the final
stage before being presented to the Germans.
Stage Is Set At Versailles;
Germans Must Sign Or Suffer
rARIS France May & The cora-
1 plete economic Isolation of Ger-
many is being considered by the coun-
cil of foreign ministers of the peace
conference as a measure to be adopt-
ed in the event that Germany refuses
to sign the peace treaty.
The pl&n for Jhe measure was sub-
mitted to the ministers by the su-
preme economic council.
No actual compromise of the
Ad rla 1 1c probi em has been ar-
ranged with the Italian delegates
to the peace conference so far as
was known here last nlsrht.
Members of the Italian delegation
now In Paris stated Monday that dis-
patches tn German newsDaoera susr-
gestiag that Italy had orokea with
u euienie. sat made it imperative
for the Italians to demonstrate that
they are still loyal to the allies. In
this connection. It was noted marquis
Imperial I. the Italian ambassador at
Juondoa represented Italy at the
meeting of the organisation commit-
tee of the league of nations.
Italians' Return Pleases.
The newspapers generally express
satisfaction with the decision of the
Italian delegates to be present Wed-
nesday when the peace treaty is de-
livered to the Germans. They look
upon the action of the Italians as a
sign of solldaritT between the allies!
and point out that the return of the
Italians will btm any German
maneuver to cause dissension among
the five great powers. The belief
is held that Italy will help in find-
ing ways and nan for a satisfactorv
solution of the Adriatic nroblem. Tbe
newspapers aJso are pleased over thel
solution of the Belgian question ob
serving mat a peace which did not
repair the losses of Belgium would
Stephen Pichon. the minister of
foreign affairs of Prance was
elected chairman of the provis-
ional organisation of the league
of nations Monday according to
an official statement Isiued after
the meeting. Sir Eric Drnmnond
of Great Britain assnmed his
duties as acting secretary general.
In adopting the rules of the tem-
porary organization care was taken
by the committee that nothing of a
permanent nature wv done previous
to the ratification of the peace treaty
by the United States senate.
Still Changing Pact.
It developed this afternoon that
changes were still being made in the
peace treaty and that the changing
process prooaoiy would be continued
up to the last possible movement. It
Is understood that the alterations are
largely those of phraseology.
Seemingly the only plan perfected
with regard to publicity Is a decision
to give out a 10.099 word digest of
the treaty for publication on Thursday
It seems now quite possible that
the peace treaty with Germany will
be disposed of before June 1 a mem-
ber of the American delegation said
last night after a day of pronounced
activity on the part of the delegates
and of numerous Important develop-1
ments in connection with the work of
preparing the peace treaty.
Wilson Busy Man Monday.
President Wilson in addition to at-
Con tinned on Page Z. Cel. 5.) 1
1 European Situation Summarized
(By the Associated Press.)
PREPARATIONS have virtually been
completed for the presentation of
the terms of i ;ace to the German
delegates at Versailles at 3:15 oclock
tomorrow afternoon. Completion of I in immediate action or that any of
the draft is expected today. I the deJte' Ieft M
.... -J . . . . Pichon Chairman Of League.
Nothing official has been made Meanwhile the league of na'ions
public as to the agreement under j has proceeded further with its organ-
whlch Italy has consented to resume i :2afJn- At the meetingof the organ -
. . . . J. r 1 ization yesterday the French foreign
her interrupted participation in the mmtster was elected chairman of pro-
peace conference. A report reaching visional organisation. At the sme
London however declares that it is Vme 81r Eric Drummond assumed h:s
proposed to make Pume a .!
port for a period of two years after
which time it is to be turned over to
Germans May Bolt Parley.
German newspapers are printing re-
ports from Versailles to fhe effect
that the German representatives have
served notice on the allies that fur-
ther delay in presentation of the
peace terms will result in the Ger-
mans leaving for Berlin. Another re-
port from Berlin states that German
ministers Landsberg and Giesberg
T VERSAILLES France May (By
V The Associated Press). When the
German delegation enters the dining
room of the Hotel Trianon Wednesday
afternoon to receive the text of the
treaty of peace they will find the rep-
resentatives of the powers arrayed
against Germany awaiting them at
one of the great tables- Premier Clem-
enceau president Wilson and premier
Lloyd George will stand at the head
of the table.
The Germans will not join the
allied delegates at this time but
vrBi be conducted to a smaller
table standing by Itself at the
open end of the great horseshoe
formed by the green covered
tables arranged for the meeting.
There they wiH listen to M. Cletn-
enceau's opening address and re-
re I re the judgment of the allied
and associated nations aa formu-
lated tn the volume of conditions
drawn up dining the four months
of deliberations by the Internal-
On M. Clemenceaus right will bt
president Wilson and the other Amer-
ican delegates while on his left pre-
mier Uoyd George and the British
representatives will be grouped
Flanking the Americans win come the
French delegation with marsh a' "Foch
in the center. Next to these will be
represents fives of Italy Belgium.
BraaiL Greece. Portugal and Servia.
On the left side and seated below the
delegates of Great Britain will be
those of the British domains Janar..
Poland Rumania and Cx echo-Slovakia.
To Admit Few Germans.
Only six of the principal Germ a r
delegates three secretaries officia.
interpreters and a number of steno-
graphers vfJl be admitted out of the
large number of German delegations
according to present arrangements
Tfae subordinates will have tablets im-
mediately be bind the celegatioc
chiefs. The 40 representatives of the
press have been asseisrned a place im-
mediately behind the Germans.
Approve Belgium- Decision.
Brussels. Belgium May & (By The
Associated Press) The foreign re-
lations committee of the chamber o:
deputies today unanimously approved
the decision of the crown council an
the government to sign the peace
Foch Says Peace Pact
Should Not Be Signed;
Inadequate For France
Paris. France. May 6. Marshal
Foch in a epeech at the plenary
session of the peace conference de-
clared that the security given
Franco was inadequate from a
military point of view and said it
was his personal conviction that
the treaty should not be signed
members of the enemy delegat :on
have left Versailles but that peace
negotiations will continue.
There has been nr fnttmatlnn fro-i
Paris that the Germans were demand-
-"ST pwof V.tVv.rn'Se
in Budapest seems to be crumbling
rapidly. Czech troops are said to be
only SO miles awav.
With the circle of anti-Bolshevik
forces rapidly closing in from the
southeast northeast and north the
Bolshevik government of Russia alsc
appears to be haro pressed. Russian
and Finnish troops operating east oi
Lake Ladoga have cut off the retreat
of soviet forces further north and
have severed commun'catlons between
Moscow and the Kola peninsula.
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