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NO. 5041. WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1920. 1-WO CENTS
BRITISH LABOR
WARNED; IRISH
PLAN REJECTED
:
Lloyd George Declares Government
Will Resist
Workmen.
t GEN. WRANGEL IGNORED
i
"Acting on Own Responsibility?Sinn
Fein Without
Representatives."
(By laitfml SerHee.)
(Special Cable Diwpatffc.)
London, Aug. 16.?An attempt of
labor to dictate to the government |
would be a challenge and would be j
resisted by every means at the disposal
of the government.
Gen. Wrangel, the anti-Bolshevik
commander in South Russia, is proceeding
on his responsibility so far
as Great Britain is concerned.
No substantial body representing
Sinn Fein Ireland has offered itself
for a conference with the govern- .
ment.
Facing the house of commons for
the last time until October 19. unless
the unforeseen should occur, I
* Premier David Lloyd George outlined
the attitude of the British
administration as in the above paragraphs.
His pronouncement on labor was
gTeeted with cheers.
Reqnenf Churchill l>i*mi?;.al.
J. R. Clynes, the Labor member,
speaking for labor, demanded of
the Premier that Winston Churchill,
secretary of war. be dismissed from
the Cabinet for his warlike attitude
toward Russia.
The Premier's pronouncement
relative to Gen. Wrangel definitely
places Great Britain apart from the
anti-Bolshevik movement the general
is leading.
"The government,'' be said, "had
made clear to Gen. Wrangel that if
he took military steps after a given
date he would be proceeding on his
own responsibility in so far as the
British government is concerned.
He has taken those steps."
The Premier's remark on Ireland
was made in'explanation of an announcement
of several weeks ago
that the government was willing to
k discuss the Irish question with the .
J representatives of any substantial j
part of Ireland.
f Honor Adjourn.* I ntil October 10.
The view that the practical invitation
to the Sinn Fein to meet the
government and talk it over, i.sl
taker, as strongly indicative that
Sinn Fein continues steadfast in the
position it has taken that Ireland
Is now a republic and will talk to
Great Britain only as a republic
and not as a part of the British empire.
^
Following the premiers speech.
Andrew Bonar Law moved that the
house rise until October 19 with the
premier empowered t?> summon It
at r.n earlhr uate in vent of emergency.
He declared that the policy
of the government on the Polish situation
remained unchanged and
hat ibe only contingency requiring
an earlier meeting would be the
offering of insincere peace terms by
Russia, threatening the independence
of Poland. "In that event."
he concluded. "the government
would take steps to defend Poland."
Bites Puppy's Tail;
I And Kind Lady
r Has Him Arrested
(Public Ledger Service.)
Philadelphia. Pa. Aug. 1 <>.? j
James Hallowell, 27 years old.
was fined $13.50 today by Magistrate
Dietz. on a c harge of biting I
off a dog's tail.
Hallowell was arrested upon |
the complaint of Mrs. Florence
Cody, who said she saw the man
pick up a small puppy from the i
sidewalk today and bite the j
yelping animal's tail off. She
remonstrated with him. she asserted,
but Hallowell insisted that
from his knowledge of dogs he
knew it should be done.
Hallowell's defense was that
he was intoxicated and the
magistrate was disposed to be 1
lenient, but agents of the Society
to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
1 pressed the charge and insisted
m that the man be fined or im
prisoned.
: ? |
[ THE FUR!
Restless, shifting, fugacious
as time itself is a certain vast
bulk of the population of the red
brick district of the lower "West
Side. Homeless, they have a hundred
homes. They flit from furnished
room to furnished room,
transients forever?transients in
abode, transients in heart and
mind. They sing "Home Sweet
Home" in ragtime; they carry
lares et penates in a bandbox;
I their vine is entwined about a pick
ture hat; a rubber plant Is their
I fig tree
Hence the houses of this district.
having a thousand dwellers,
should have a thousand tales to
tcii, mostly dull ones, no doubt;
Plane Hurts Mary's
Former Husband
tl
OWEN MOORE.
London. Aug. 16.?While starting
an airplane today. Owen
Moore, American motion picture
actor and former husband of
Mary Pickford, was injured here
today, when the plane crashed
to the ground.
AID TO EUROPE
HARDING'S AIM
Policy Abroad Need Not
Be Aloof, Savs the
Nominee.
Marion, O.. Aug. 14.?A complete
'change in the foreign policy of the
j United States was promised today
j by SeViator Warren G. Harding, the j
Republican nominee, if his party is
j successful in the November elec!
tion. "I think the Republican party
j will expect at the hands of a Rej
publican administration very sweepI
ing changes in our foreign policy,"
| said Senator Harding.
: The candidate said "the attempt I
to force America's joining the I
League of. Nations will be discon,
tinued if we are victorious at the I
i polls."
| Although Senator Harding stated I
j in his formal speech of acceptance j
| that he did not approve of the I
! United States joining the League. I
j his expressions today were broader,
| and indicated that if he is elected. '
j he will insist upon a policy of j
, American integrity, with a careful
| avoidance of any foreign entan- I
elements. This would not necessl-{
j tate our remaining aloof from the
i rest of the world, he said, or of i
jour refusing to ai(i in cases of na-j
itional disaster or suffering else- j
I where
The nominee refused to discuss I
I the possibility of America becoming j
Involved if the recently announced]
| plans of the Bolsheviki to subju- |
| gate Eastern Europe were success- !
| ful. I
MAYOR OF CORK HELD
GUILTY OF SEDITION!
| Dublin. Aug. is._TerreBce Mo I
| Sweeney, lord mayor of Cork, was!
; lound =uilty of sedition today. Sentence
was postponed. McSweeney
I had challenged the authority of the
| court, saying that the only lawful
j courts in Ireland were those of the'
Irish republic.
| Mr. McSweeney. with ten others.
; was arreted in a military raid. It
j was stated when the arrests were
j made that thp government believed
j had captured the leaders of the
j Republican brotherhood. |
"Self Defense from C
Husband WhoBrea
Of Angry Better 1
Many a husband has pleaded self- f
defense after he has marred his
wife's countenance with a flatiron.
a brick or a bottle, but the first oh?
to make any headway with a plea '
did so yesterday in Police Court i
and was given his freedom so quick j
jit almost dazed him.
John Hall, colored, was the man.
j He was arrested Sunday after he
j had broken a quart bottle over the
| head of Josephine Hall, his better ,
half, during an argument.
Just two seconds before the bot- i
j tie broke in a thousand pieces over
j the woman's head she had struck
| a match, it was alleged, with the
intention of setting her husband on 1
WISHED R00
but It would be strange if there
could not be found a ghost or two
in- the wake of all these vagrant
guests
One evening after dark a young
man prowled among these crumbling
red mansions, ringing their
heljs. At the twelfth he rested
his lean hand-baggage upon the
step and wiped the dust from his
hatband and forehead. The bell
sounded faiet and far away in
some remote, hollow deptks.
To the door of this, the twelfth
house whose bell he had ruftg.
came a housekeeper who made
him think of an unwholesome, surfeited
worm that tad eaten its
nut to a hollow shell a.nd now
BIGGEST SHIP .
DEAL TO WORLD
IS ANNOUNCED
Agreement Reached Between
Hamburg-American
and U. S. Lines.
HEADED BY HARRIMAN
Complete Facilities of One
Company Are Turned
Over to Other.
(By I i?lvfr?al Service.)
The formation of a reciprocal
agreement between the HamburgAmerican
Steams'hip Line and the
American Ship and Commerce Corporation
of which Averill Harriman.
of New York, is head, was announced
by the Shipping Board yesterday.
This records the biggest deal in the
history of world shipping.
All trade routes, docks, terminals
and other facilities controlled by the
German company which practically
encircles the globe are placed at the
disposal of the American company.
It will make similar arrangements
ior commerce carried on by Hamburg-American
vessels to the United
States. The trade routes controlled
by the Hamburg-American Company
were the most extensive in existence
before the war.
Flam Further Combine.
It was learned also that a working
arrangement about to be formulated
between the North German Lloyd
Steamship Line and the United States
Mail Steamship Company will give to
the American concern all the facilities
of the Hamburg-Americans
greatest competitor.
The Hamburg-American deal
makes W. Averill Harriman one of
the most powerful figures in the
shipping industry. In fact, his operations
in that line bid fair to rival
those of his father, the late E. H.
Harriman, in the railway world.
The American Ship and Commerce
Corporation is a holding concern ?or
several big combinations of maritime
capital. It has controlling interest
in Livermore. Dearborn Company,
recently transformed ipto the
United Transportation Company, and
owns also the Chester Shipbuilding
Company, Cramps Shipyards. Shawmut
Steamship Company and the
Kerr Navigation Company.
Shipping: Board Ad vine*.
Ships owned by the American
Ship and Commerce Corporation are
operated by. the United American
Lines Incorporated, which also operates
the American Hawaiian
Steamship Company and a large
number of ships owned by thf United
States Shipping Board.
The interest of the Shipping Board
in bringing about the deal between
the American and th#? German companies
was merely advisory.
PENROSE MAY STUMP
TWO STATES FORG.O.P.
Philadelphia. Aug. 16.?Senator
Penrose will take the stump for the
Harding-Coolidge ticket and deliver
addresses in this State and in N>w
York. The Senator's frends consider
him well enough to make short addresses.
The Senator will confer tomorrow
with Thomas W. Miller, director of
the G. O. P. speakers' bureau in New
York.
Cremation," Pleads
^5 Bottle Over Head
Half; Case Dismissed
fire, having previously drenched him
with kerosene.
The argument took place after
Coleman had taken an unusually
long time to run an errand for his
wife. She upbraided him, he said,
and then threw kerosene on him.
Just as she was about to strike the
match Coleman seized the bottle
and knocked her unconscious.
The woman admitted throwing
the kerosene and told the court she
intended setting her husband afire,
but he was too quick for her, and,
according to her own expression,
"he got to work on me with the
bottle."
Judge Hardison dismissed the
case.
M
sought to fill the vacancy with
edible lodgers.
He asked if there was a room to
let.
"Come in, V said the housekeeper.
Her vbice c?me from her throat:
her throat seamed lined with fur.
"I have the third floor back, vacant
since a week back. Should
you wish to look at it?"
The young man followed her up
the stairs. A faint light from no
particular source mitigated the
shadows of the halls. They trod
noiselessly upon a stair carpet
that its own loom would have forsworn.
It seemed to have become
vegetable; to nave degenerated
In that rank, sunless air to lush
NORWEGIAN Cm
AND SETS
London, Aug. 16.?Followin)
has been set up at Drontheini,
wireless from Moscow announc
There is no city of Drontheii
ably referred to. It is one of th<
is about 300 miles north of Chr
U.S. Displeased
Reply to Pole 1
ToR ussia's
| B7 FRKDKRIf WILLIAM WILE.
(Public Ledger Serf ice.)
*
The United States is not entirely
satisfied with France's reply to the
Polish note.
Over France's condemnation of
Bolshevism and her refusal to trafJX
with the Lenine regime we are
unreservedly gratified. But her
reticence on the basic feature of our
; note?a demand for a solemn decj
laration that Russia shall not be
' dismembered?is reg*,T"ded in Waan
ington a highly unfortunate omis1
sion.
The United States, on that carj
dinal point, does not find that
France has gone much beyond Great
Britain. The suave note which M.
Millerand has dispatched to WaahJ
ington, felicitating the United
States on its vigorous lead to the
world against the Red menace,
dodges the main issue, in our government's
opinion, just as Lioyd
George side-stepped it.
Other I'onrm May Act.
So far no power except France
has replied to our proposal for "a
declaration." Neither Great Britain,
Italy nor Japan has been heard from.
I have reason to foreshadow that
the United States will not sit by and
\ Suffrage Report Toe
Committee Votir
For Ratificat
| Nashville. Aug. Ifi.?The equal
ruffrage amendment will be favorably
reported to th* house tomoriow.
The house committee on constitutional
amendments voted eight
to ten tonight for a favorable report
after a brief but stormy session.
After the decision of "the
committee was announced, suffrage
leaders said they were confident of
winning the battle on th*? floor of
the house.
Seth M. Walker, speaker of the
house, sat :n the committee meeting
and led the opposition but did
not vote.
I
Gov. Roberts tonight received anCARRANZA
MEN
; ACTIVE IN U.S.
Friends of Late President
Leave Millions to Upset
Huertj Government.
}
( Fly I'nivemal Ven ire.)
Millions extracted from the Mexican
treasury by friends of the late
President Carranza are being used
in this country to assist in financing
an upheaval against the de la Hutta
government, according to advices
(reaching Washington.
The revolt in the state of Jalisco,
these advices allege, is purely a Carranzista
movement, with the revolutionists
being financed by friends
j of the defunct government.
| American officials express belief
that the movements in Lower California
and Vera Cruz, as well as
that in Jalisco, will require ample
and immediate military action by
j the provisional government if they
J are to be suppressed. Otherwise it
, will be a long time before conditions
j in Mexico warrant recognition of
| any government by the United
j States.
j Carranzista juntas are declared to
| be exceedingly active in many parts
of the United States. The State Department
can do nothing to suppress
their activities, unless they attempt
to fit out expeditions against the
provisional government of Mexico.
The ebbit
* * drainei
lichen or spreading moss that
grew in patches to the staircase
and was viscid under the foot like
organic matter. At each turn ot
the stairs were vacant niches ir
thf wall. Perhaps plants had once
been set within them. If so they
had died in thak foul and tainted
air. It may be that statues of the
saints had stood there, but it waf
not difficult to conceive that imps
and devils had dragged them forth
in the darkness and down to the
unholy depths of some, furnished
pit below.
"This is the room." said the
housekeeper. from her furry
throat. "Its a nice room. It
ain't, often >^cant. X had some
' REVOLTS '
; UP SOVIET RULE
? a revolution, a Soviet republic |
Norway, the Soviet government
ed this afternoon.
n in Norway. Trondjem is prob"
largest cities in the country and
istiania.
With French
Note in Regard
Dismemberment
let matters rest there. Some high
diplomatic strategy may be necessary
to secure the declaration that
the Colby note plainly Invites.
The United States, I* have reason
to believe, is a little displeased with
the French note on still another
count. If France fails to go far
enough in one respect, our govvernment
seems to feel that she has gone
too tar in another. That respect is
*hat is considered to be the "premature"
recognition of Gen. Wran gel's
I South Russian government. But the
j United ?States is inclined to be a litj
tie skeptical as to the wisdom, at
j the present juncture at least, of
| pushing him so conspicuously into
j the limelight.
ran ice I Effort Political.
Meantime his military position is
no better than it ought to be. The
) main Wrangel objective is "political.
He wants to keep what he has?a
nucleus for the upbuilding of the
; new Russia.
No intimations could be extorted
j in official quarters yesterday as to
; what means are available for help
ing Poland. Unless momentous
< moves are afoot, of which it were
I unwise to speak, the impression
borne in upon professional observ|
ers in Washington is that the
western world, including the United
States, stands as helpless, afraid
, and palsied in front of the Red
j terror now thundering outside of
I Warsaw as it was in July. 1914.
( when the Prussian menace was ris!
ing in the heart of Europe.
lay Favorable,
lg Eight to Ten
lion at Stormy Session
! other message from Gov. Cox. of
Jhio. urging ratification.
Anti-ratificationists were disappointed
"uy the action of the committee,
but insisted they would be able
to defeat the amendment on the
floor. They claimed to have forty
, members pledged to vote against
ratification and that when a rollcall
is taken double that number
ill be found on the side of th**
a ntis.
It will take fifty-one votes to defeat
the amendment.
The resolution, which was ratified
by the senate, can be brought up
in the house and carried, the suffragists
say. While predicting that
they will win. leaders of the cause
admitted that they had lost some
of the votes which had been pledged
to them
Two (nunc* Aritnnreri.
, They attributed this to two
causes:
. First?They say some of the
j house members, and they cite four
I Nashville representatives as examples.
have deserted the cause tem|
porarily in an effort to force the ad|
ministration leaders to back some
local bills. Suffrage leaders say
| these votes will be easily won back.
Second?It has been charged that
the Louisville and Nashville railroad
lobby has been busy. The
charge was made after railroad at|
torneys were seen mingling with
! legislators in the hotels.
YANK WARSHIPS
j SENT TO BALTIC
I
{Protection of Americans
From Red Outrages
Intended.
Rear Admiral Huse. commanding
I the United States cruiser Pittsburg,
.has been ordered to the Baltic Sea
to protect American citizens who
might be in distress in that district.
The Pittsburg will be accomj
panied "by a destroyer.
The Navy Department took this
: step in the belief that American
I refugees will be fleeing Cb the BalI
tic ports from Poland and possibly
j Soviet Russia as the result of the
Bolshevik offensive against Poland.
The American naval forces in the
Black Sea, Mediterranean and Adriatic
waters, where conditions are
also unsettled, will soon be reinforced
by the battleship St. Louis
and six destroyers for that district
to ofTer protection to many American
I relief workers scattered throughout
I that area.
ig of. his hope
cl his faith.
most elegant people in it last summer?no
trouble at all, and paid
in advance to the minute. The
water's at the end of the hall,
i Sprowls and Moonev kept it*three
months. They done a vaudeville
sketch. Miss B'rctta Sprowls?
I you may have heard of her?Oh,
' that was just the stage names?
i right there over the dresser is
i where the marriage certificate
i hung, framed. The gas is here.
and you see. there is plenty of
I closet room. It's a room everybody*
likes. It never stays idle
> long.
"Do you have many theatrical
people rooming here?" asked the
young man.
RUSSIAN REDS ,
IGNORE DEBT
OWED FRANCE
Will Not Pay 30-Billion- I
Franc Obligation Incurred
By Czar's Regime.
I ATTACK WILSON NOTE
"Deteriorated Edition of
Fourteen Points'' Red i
Emissary Declares.
?
By KARL H. VO\ WIECiA*D.
(UnirernAl Serrioe StaJT Correipondent.)
? Special Cable Dispatch.)
Berlin, Aug. 16. ? Soviet Russia 1
will not pay the thirty-billion-franc
debt Czaristic Russia owed to
France.
Soviet Russia is reaav to make
public amends to Germany for the
murder, of Count Mirbach. the German
Ambassador to Moscow in 1918.
There it* no secret treaty between
Germany and Russia.
The authority for th$ above is
Wigdor Kopp, the Soviet emissary
to Berlin, who has returned here
from a visit to Moscow with greatly
enlarged powers.
In an interview with me. he characterized
President Wilson's note
relative to Soviet Russia a deteriorated
edition of the fourteen
points.
"The father of fhe fourteen
points,'' he continued, "who has reI
cently shown the world what a con- J
j tradiction there can be between i
, words and deeds, is just the man i
j to reproach us for what he declares j
j to be a contradiction between our
? words and acts." j,
My leu Frcnek Mupld.
"Despite all its many moral !
j phrases," he continued, "it seems to !
I us that the present administration
j is the most reactionary government j
j the American people have had in I
j decades. an?l the French government j
i seems the most stupid.
J "One thing is certain." he said.
, dist ussing the proposed peace with j
! Poland, "the French can stand on
j their heads and the English can do i
, a* hat they please, but it will not I
j dissuade us from disarming imi
perialistic Poland so that Poland'
will not attack us again."
| Then I asked him what Russia j
. thought of the recognition of the !
| anti-Bolshevik Gen. W range! by
i France.
j "France is simply forcing us to 1
conduct another war against Gen. {'
U rangel." he *<aid. "And there can'
' be no doubt about his fate. It will '
be the same as that orL'denitch and '
I>enekin The question of Russian I
debt to France can now be regarded '
as settled. It cannot come up fori
! consideration again The action of
! France relieves the Soviet govern- I
ment from assuming the debt.
Denim ferret Pari.
"The persistent reports that there ,
i is a secret agreement between So- I
viet Russia and Germany can only
j be ascribed to the French as a
j means of veiling their intentions to
j seize more German territory.
He told me that the Soviet gov!
eminent was arranging to make
: amends to Germany for the murder'
J of Count Mirbach. Mirbach. he
j said, was not the victim of the Soi
viet government but of a counter \
| revolutionary movement What its I
j form is to be has not been deter- j
I mined. It may be the firing of a
| formal salute or the placing of a |
I wreath on the slain ambassador's '
| grave. |
District Police Assigr
To Patrol the Spe
Clairri Love
Motorists with ? well ? that ten- !
jdency toward sentiment that leads
jthem to park their cars on the
[point of the Speedway, dim their .
lights and ? indulge in the contemplation
of the beauty of the Potomac
by moonlight, starlight or
cigarette light, had best develop a
wary weather eye or ear.
For a motorcycle cop has been assigned
to patrol the Speedway and
from authentic reports it appears'
[that he lacks human sympathy for
I love and lovers.
j A kiss is anathema to him and as
for a hug?if he catches you at it,
your name us collateral. But this
uniformed blot on the Speedway has
one weakness. You can hear the
rapid-fire exhaust of his machine for
several blocks. And by the time he
comes up to your 'bus. you can stop
looking into her eyes and pretend to
be busy cranking up the carbureter j
or putting on a spare radiator or
sump'n.
Traffic around the Speedway has
become so great as to cause serious j
concern to park officials who have
to do with maintaining law and
order there. Especially on Sundays
and holidays has the problem of j
'f
"They comcs and goes. A good
proportion of my lodgers is connected
with the theaters Yes. sir,
this is the theatrical district. Actor
people never stays long anywhere.
I get my share. Yes, they
comes and they goes."
He engaged the room, paying
for a week in advance. He was
' tired, he said, and would take possession
at once. He counted out
the money. The room had been
made ready, she said, even to
towels and water. As the housekeeper
moved away he put. .for
the thousandth time, the question
that he carried at the end of his
tongue.
"A young girl?Miss Vaster?
SOVIET CA
ENTERS V
SAYSP/
Crossing of*Vistula ,Ri\
After Railroad Is Cut
Heard from for 24 Hoi
gle Is in Doubt.
BULLE
Paris, Aug. 16.?Bolshevist cava
ing to private but unconfirmed mes
affice has not received official w
twenty-four hours. The French mill
is now at Posen.
(By I-obiIm Dally Kiprrita
Warsaw, Aug. 15.?A Red patrc
day at a point south of Thorn an
captured from the Poles. The pi
Railroad line when Polish cavalr>
invaders back across the river. For
black as the patrol manoeuver inv<
defense positions.
W hile the lighting for the railr<
car." made a sortie Crom Plonsk ai
ment of Red cavalry. The caval
wounded or prisoners.
EX-HEROHURT '
BY MAIL PLANE
Robert Gautier. Frenchman,
Falls Amid Flames
In Crash With Wires.
Ar his mechanics and brother pilots
of the Air Service on College j
Park Field were signaling him a
final fart-well before he turned hi? 1
plane into the wind toward New
York on an air mail run. Robert;
Gautier. 23-vear-old French-Amer- j
ican pilot, caught the landinc gear
r?f his machine in the wires of the'
College Park radio antennae, and
the ship crashed to earth in a*
blase.
Gautier was badly burned about
the head and chest before he could
loosen his life belt and craw! from
the wreckage. H:s condition at the J
Emergency Hospital last night was '
reported critical.
Gautier saw active French air
service during the war having won
severrfl medals for his daring work.
He came to this country February
1. and aince February 20 has been
in this city. He had planned to
enter business. but the air called
him and hr entered the New \ ork
Washington mail service a lew J
weeks ago.
The >ounc Frenchman lived at.
$21 E street northwest until he
took up quarters at College Park.
1 Motor-cop
edway "Point"
rs Congest Boulevard
handling the traffic been a source of
worry.
Automobiles soon become a hope- .
lessly tangled mass when a tie-up j
occurs as has been j-howrd on numerous
occasions lately. Police sta- ,
tioned at advantage points about 1
the Speedway have done much to'
expedite the traffic at especially bad j
spots, such as those near the Navy j
buildings where four park police '
are kept busy directing traffic on
Sundays.
In a further effort to reduce to a
minimum, accidents on the Speed- |
way. one-way streets have been 1
designated and signs posted calling'
attention to the fact.
HOMES.
There are four modest homes
advertised in The Herald today
on the classified page. They j
range in price from $2.I?jO to {
$3,600 and can be bought on
terms. Here is an opportunity
worth looking into. Turn to the
classified page and read full de- |
tails.
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Miss Eloise Yashncr?do you remember
such a one among your
lodgers? She would be singing
on the stage, most likely. A fair
girl, of medium height and slender.
with reddish, gold hair and a
dark mole near her left eyebrow."
"No. I don't rememb* r th?name.
Them stage people has
names they change as offen as
their rooms. They comes and
they goes. No. 1 don't call that
one to mind."
No. Always no. Five months
of ceaseless interrogation and the
inevitable negative. So much
time spent by day in questioning
managers, agents, schools and
choruses; by night among tb?
VALRY
VARSAIV,
iRIS- WIRE
/qx Blocked by Poles
?City Not Officially
jrs and State of Strug:TIN.
tlry has entered Warsaw, accordsages
received here. The foreign
'ord from the Polish capital for
itary mission has left Warsaw and
? e.
i and lilimil Srnlre.l
)I actually crossed the Vistula tod
north of Xiecheva on a barge
itrol had cut the Warsaw-Thorn
, rushed to the fpot, drove the
several hours the situation looked
jived the turning of the Warsaw
oad was going on Polish armored
id surprised a sut?tantial detachry
fled, leaving thirty-two dead,
Red? Reach StiBikliwi.
Early in the day the Red infantry,
their w*v prepared by a
heavy artillery Are. penetrated afar
as Stanialama. eight and a haJf
miles from the capital, and again
the situation was acute. A Polish
division counter attacked and
forced the Russians back to
their original position and also recaptured
Radzymin. which has now
changed hands five times. The
fighting along other sections of the
battle line around the city has bees
fierce and continuous and with varying
advantages.
From the northeast to the northwest
it now seema that the Poles
are gaining a mastery of the situation.
Capital Kat Safe.
It is too early to aay that the
capital is out of danger. The key
to the situation seems to be the
Vistula River. If the Reda can cross
it in substantial numbers, the outlook
will be gloomy indeed. In the
fighting on the outside defense line
the attackers suffered heavy bosses
this morning. Their best troupe
were used in this attack in mass
formation.
The Warsaw commandant has proclaimed
that all citizens found
guilty of profiteering will be shotPrisoners
from the nearby scenes
of action are being marched toward
the rear in a succession of small
groups. None of them is shaven
and most are only half clothed.
The Warsaw Gazette, in a featured
editorial, says Poland ne longer
looks to England, but to France
and America for aid.
AMERICAN LABOR
OPPOSES BOLSHEVISM
l By I nlvrrMl Seniff.*
No matter how strongly European
labor may support the Russian Soviet.
American workers * >11 not go
in with them according to the belief
of American Federation of Labor
officials expressed here last
night.
Organized labor in America is on
record a?< being unalterably opposed
to the Soviets. At the Montreal
convention in June a report condemning
Bolshevism as "a hideous
doctrine" was adopted.
President Gompers in an editorial
in the October Federalionist viewed
"with heavy heart the terrible
curse of Bolshevism" ana expressed
the belief that, "no more monstrous
or degrading form of government
ever has been set up.
MILLION MENNEEDED
TO TURN BACK REDS
It i? estimated by high army
staff officers that it would require
a million men operating fi%m the
Black Sea up through Russia to
cause the Russian armies in Poland
to turn back.
It was also stated by one army
authority that any kind of a campaign
against Russia through Poland
would necessitate the transportation
of at least one million
men through Danr.ig These ofti
cers say that only the United States
could provide such an army and
get it into Poland
It is doubted gravely by staff
I officers that while German questions
remain unsettled France ha?
| any intention of lending troops* out
[of France.
By 0. HESR Y
audiences J of "theatcrs^from allstar
casts down to music halls so
ha dreaded to tind what he
most hoped for. He Mho had
loved her bett had tried to find
her He was sure that since her
disappca ranee from home thtli
treat, water-girt city held hep
somewhere, but it was like a
monstrous quicksand, shifting Its
particles constantly, with no
foundation, its upper granules of
today buried tomorrow in ooze
and slime.
The furnished room received Its
latest guest with a first glow *1
pseudo-hospitality, a hectic, haggard.
pe.*functory welcome lika
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