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AMERICAN-VOL. xiv. NO. so.
nr:vs:ii,i.n-mi. xxxvi my 95
BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON, WEDN ESDAY MORllTN(i, 12, 1919
I. W. W. Fire Broaclsides from Windows of Headquarters lnto
Ranks of Marching Former Soldiers - Quartet Drop in
Tracks Riddled With Bullets - Crowd Makes Break
for Murderers - Secretary of Local Taken From
Jail and Lynched Under Bridge Near City
CENTRAUA, Nov. ll.e(A‘l’)-‘Four former AIlIEl[lCali‘S0l(lle[5,,,,‘Ll6l.liS. Warren 0
Grrrnm, Centralia attorney; Arthur Mcliliresh, Centralia pliarniscis ,' Ben Casagraiida,
Cerltralia real estate man, and Dale Hubbard, private, Centralia, were killed here today
and at least other former service men were wounded when l. W. W., it was believed,
at 2:35 this afternoon, fired on an Armistice Day parade of former soldiers, sailors
Bert Smith, secretary of the Centralia local of the l. W. W., who shot and severely
wounded Hubbard, was taken
our the city jail tonight by a mob at 7:3 an rlis ed
away in an automobile to the old Chehalis bridge, where he was hanged underneath
the bridge. Just at the time thevmob, several thousand strong, made their successful '
nn red ex-service meii well armed, " ‘
attack on the jail, which was guarded by several
the lights of the city went out and a volley of shots rained down Pearl street.
The list of wounded tonight was as follows:
George Stevens, Centralia, shot in leg.
Emery Phitzer, Chehal'
J. E. Watt, Chehalisl, shot through spleen, not expected to live.
E. Eubanks, Centraha.
Cript Coleman, shot in leg, not seriously.
N CRUMPLE IN STREETS.
The firing started when the parade, proceeding down Tower avenue, Central.ia.'s main street,
passed the corner, of second avenue, where the I. W
W hat] is located. Grimm,
leading a. com-
pany of men, dropped in his tracks. lMcE1tresh, nitirizhing in the ranks, fell dead. Other wounded
fell on the pavement.
ver the heads 0! the crowd watching the parade the I. W. W.
Snipers in the upper windows of the I. W.
through the lungs in the second volle .
Gasagranda was in the rain
me this time," he said, as he doubled and wilted in the street.
The parade was led by Captain David Livingston, who served
he W ' e ' en . y 1
platoon formation just opposite the 1, W. W. headquarters.
diidleltodeiick hotel and from the Avalon hotel across the street.
>. 03.0 MAKES DASH FOB. REDS
The crowd did not rush for cover, but stnrlell to take the
‘reds,’ and Hubbard was shot while chasing olio of the leaders.
‘The ex-service men corililred the ‘reds’ on the blinks of the
Skuokumehlick river. As they grappled, the I. ‘V. W. fired di-
i-(-ct - into lluhbard‘s hotly. llenrgze Stevens, annthL'i- or the crowd
fiiciniz the guillilen, gralllieil the gun iron. the l. w. W.‘
The latter was captured and taken to the city jail. He was saved
from the mob by thelfvriner soldiers lifter n noose had been
Thrown over his head. This was the man who was hnulzed by the
niob after he is said to have coiifesscd to firing one of the fatal
The American Legion is holding a meeting tonight to take
Lieut. W. o. (lrinnn, who was kilkvl. hall l)(‘,T'n elected last
Thnrhloy night conlnlaniler of Grant Lodge Pout, American Le-
He had served nllllosl a year in Silirriii with the
He was a runner Fniversiiy of wrnlringlon athlete,
being one or the rhroo Gi-iinni brothers, all of vllmnl were noted
n.i football men. Arthur lllcl-Ilfresh, who who the film: man killed
in today's attack, had rcturm.-<1 last May liftI’l‘ sixteen months n
in-rvice ovei-sens with cnrnpnny it, One iinndroa and Sixty-First
iciili‘Imr-rlcr. (ll-innn woo oh-nolr by three hullotsl,
' I. W. W. ATTORNEY IN JAIL
By midnight nineteen lillcgl-d radicals hall been pliicrd in jail
(Continued on Pu: Three.)
y He died in the hospital two hours
ks and one of the rifle bullets struck him in
men practically all in uniform, it
The shots seemed to come from ,
but some onlookers declared most of the shots were fired from I. W. W. headquarters in the m
He also llml-:wrvo>il with the expeditiun on the Mex- “
the body. “They got
in France with the 161st infan-
in line in
is said, were
lN l‘llENl[lHY l]E
Club Takes Prominent
Celebration of Anni-
stice Day in Dedication of
Arvillltllre my was ohm-rved yester-
day with rm-rnonl. u sir:-rlomi i>nr
where tho Hnx wlix raised and the turn
mothers‘ club, lilo nnrh
he the club'ic unarxtoia
chin or live
beln n rv vlll
uul nn lhn Iirerze.
A mini liddrem wnr delivered by mr
lCantlnued on Page Two.)
fired. Shots came from every on
W. headquarters building "
Grimm shot nn.
9 cilmlmil enemy uutute
In tmhl in wow hull euoti
Raid Made on Parliament in Dub-
lin-Threo Members of Brit-
ish House of Parliament in
ll him a
.i>ilnl,i.v. Nm lvl -Th.-
01‘ Ihe inn elii lrllnnmn u
on loan, by mr :lulIiui'luex. .
suiiw we arrested. -rlrn.<..
i‘L:xti><l)‘ included .lnhn 0.
John Hayes and Paint Liow
i-'o.n members or the iirlmn ..
rnrilinorui inn; Aloellments were-Ii-.zoli
lllllll lissih ll
Shows Addition of Many Big
Freighter: - Allocations
Made to 300 Firms
xmv roux, Nov
ltmii mo rrelgtilers 1 ml,
MK have noon .l(‘dml
":11 l.YtK oz in
rirrrnnn pasrrenger linen. on
reconditioning zrorn nllily
tinndle (nu develop this onrinenr
nliinces ore )‘0ilii5 men trained in
Um service or in. oliler twllihllxtnl
The nmlxnmont list
or the hoard
nnonoa ms: one o! the o a
Owing to Dal.s.y'in Obtaining Do-
portation Prosecution Is Like.
ly Under Statute Cover-
ing Enemy Criminals
NEVV roux. Nov, lie
(on or me 1
on ngnlrmi the men
in Y .
trn rrlirlirial enemy ltilluie which ’lrn
vlzlinc n maxlmurn 0 [En yearn lrn
i Conference Begins Friday, Where
’ UEUNITEU STATES
Shipping Board’s Latest Report p
l>ai' sea 9
to llciilg pm ,
by Arnerivlin ..nn.. ,'f‘
in sllli BHAHEES
Included ulecilon or
NEW WE PLAN
Close on Heels of Oheying Court
Mandate to Rescind Strike Or-
der, Comes Invitation for 137e-
gotintions on Scale
SECRETARY WILSON ASKS
BOTH SIDES T0 GATHER
It Left Of! Two Weeks Ago,
Except That No Walk-Out
Threat Hover: Over Meeting
“'A. NH . ‘hr. It. -ll>l--
H.'lvll"l.' torrent The lxilxwrs in roll on
The onnl sinlrr urn iznvi-rllmenl in-r nut
hnlny ID in-in ltwm rlexl) ill! a v
cnl llc m o
I: n was uriiillicllilly
llhr-. wmilil o m
Thomzis T Erewstur, ln-.ni or
i r ion or The central
rhrnhz r e
. The me .1. rre
T VVlleulil hna nut h lilvllailon on
no r.-rm-nee To the In-
es in: 0
nor lineman as n nnnl:
:4 lye tlrvotly iv em-d
Tho secretary or Inlmr will mks no
it L-insult‘ in ll “Witt liiid iullile
(Continued on kilo Two.)
[IE VIBTDH HEHBEH
Deportation of socialist Unseatad
Congressman ls Unnniinou y
Voted and Uriseating of
cnnsln delelallon in. moluuon ae-
rnniidlnk concellull-m nf Ilerxl.-r'g elli-
xenrhlp wzu Ilniinlniuuslr adopted.
The hottest tllzhx of The coin rltlun
.x- v the in
mlrrlrinulon. nnbim to Kellen] nation-
Other Important nnclrlons
-- GENERAL OF‘ THE STATE HERE, IT WAS SAID BY
' ERAI. MOSS THAT WHETHER FURTHER TROOPS WOULD
E SENT WOULD
'9' TRALIA AFTER THE ARRIVAL OF COMPANY 1-‘. ORDERS
’ for (‘c-nirhlin to nmk
N: in ilepartlm-lit ofj
STETE 'i'W0?$ T0
Deeply Deploring Murder of Service Men
by I. W. W., Chief Executive ls Firmly
Determined No Further Outbreaks
Shall Occur-Moss in Command
SEATTLE GUARD COMPANY IS
GIVEN HURRIED START TO SPOT
SEATTLE, NOV. 1l.e(A.P.)-COMPANY E‘ OF THE 31!!)
IPANY WAS SAID
E ABOUT SEVENTY-FIVE STRONG. .
T THE OFFICE OF BRIG,-GEN H. J. MOSS, ADJUTANT.
DEFEND ON THE SITUATION AT CEN-
NLY ONE COMPANY HAD BEEN RECEIVED, HE sAi:D.
Two llcpm-nnenl of justice up:-mill s lcfi Seattle early tonigllt
’e s seiil-uliilu; in , igatiuii of the activities of
men nrnlor arrest there in T-olillwtiuli uitli today's sliootilig. The
aililoliiil-oiileiit This made hy R. T‘. S-alilldei-s. Uliitod States iliatriat
We are keeping Cl
cations in this r‘-t ct
‘lg ever >
use ti-zlvk of ill] l'lIlll('IIl activities and publi-
ilr. liiullilcrs dcellire . e are watch.
Lwted red in sonlllo. ’l'iiouilln and the rest of the
" ‘ not ti‘iii]nli‘i1.e with radicals. The sim-
. is ll‘
violation of feilei-al law eoiilinittul hy them will bring the power of
' l’lll " -
1 losccl for the first time the
operatives or an slleged i r.-,..
In Tun-oiiiu nlnoll WES lieiiig M-orotly distributed among nogroeg
there. he said, with or view to iiiviliilg rime hatred and inoln-ing
the bllielis to join the I, w. W (‘epics of lho circular, ilir. shun.
onhi. llilvc he.-n foi'u'ai‘<lotl In the ilepurtmeiit of juslir-e at
. W. W. i
E Wlisliiluzioil, D. 1‘.
To Prevent Mob Rule.
L‘llENEY. “'ssli., Nov. l1.‘(lP)r-Doplorilig the shooting of
three lnon mill The wmiililing of olhorn at (‘anti-aiia by men sup-
posed to he in:-iiibers of the 1. w. W, hut determined ilint there
shall he no rnoh rile in (‘elm-iilin. llovernor L. F. llart tonight
mind that he would leave (‘lioliry for ll is office at olympin on ll...
first Ti-nin ti) 9] art. ll. govorlior has iilstriicti-.1 Adjutant-Gen.
oral lilo 0 hold the national guiird of ' ' ' me
for no ihlo cntrnivliiient for .eiitrnlia. and he mid the Asmiciated
Tess tonight that further nioveim-nts of the troops would ho under
the control of the adjutant-tzem-l-ul. He emphasized that he would
use all the authority of the state to prevent further outbreaks in
l. w. w. AHHESTHJ
E- or r
Portland Club of Household "‘“"
Workers, Soldiers and Sailors , ‘
Is Eslded and Sixty Men Are ,,f.:,5,‘;‘,: ,,
Taken to Jail.
lmhlliix n m
o‘lu'b hrnllrlln.‘ were‘ mm,
o .r n or iwest ll . .
rornn nnd ulna - the hold: it"
- ury or Those who .3.‘-,
rlnwrvoxxn livH’lrl’ollco the wnrhi war.
Prldr ntimlld bent iirrnly in the
mom or The members of me
wri Club tor the snlernlm
work iir-civiniilisti in [lvlrix to
the c no nrlnl k, w
I beautiful work.
pm in II
Cleveland Is in: cnnvnnilon (or