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MAN HE REMOVED MAY "CAN"
HIM TABLES TURNED
Bakhmetieff is Russian ambassa
dor to the United States and may be
recalled by the man he had removed
from office eight years ago. When
he was minister to Serbia, he had
Prof. Paul N. Milukoff removed from
the- Serbian university. Now Milu
koff is minister of foreign affairs in
the new Russian government, and is
3akhmetieff 's boss.
PROBE FRAUD IN 20TH.
Ass't State's Att'y Case is said to
have found glaring frauds in the 20th
ward. One feature that has struck
Case is the apparent laxity , with
which judges and clerks of election
were appointed in that ward. Sev
eral foreigners' unable to read or
write English were serving as offi-:ials.
London. Rank outsider, Warna
donal's Ballymacad, won War Na
tional race, England's classic steeple
chase, at Gatwick. Change was sec
. ond and Ally Sloper, .thirds
POLITICAL AMNESTY IN RUSSIA
HOLD CZAR AND CZARINA
Petro'grad, March 21. A general
political amnesty was decreed in a
ukase issued today by the Russian
"Yielding to the imperious de
mands of he national conscience, in
the name of historic justice, and in
commemoration of the definite tri
umph of the new regime, founded
upon right and liberty,' the ukase de
clared, "we order a general political
The ukase also confirmed previous
announcements of a constitution for
Finland and ordered immediate ap
plication of such a plan, providing for
early convocation of the Finnish diet
to this end.
London. A special agency dis
patch from Petrograd today declared
that the new provisional government
had ordered the former czar and
czarina deprived of their liberty and
brought back to Tsarkoe Selo.
Petrograd. New Russia proposes
to raise a great "liberty loan." Lead
ers of the provisional government
said plans were under way for the
floating of such a bond issue to be
subscribed by the people of Russia.
Washington. The American gov
ernment intends to undertake nego
tiation of a new commercial treaty
with Russia after the new govern
ment of that country has been recog-
The first steps toward recognition
came today when Ambassador Bak
metoff presented to the state depart
ment formal notice that the new re
gime has been created, amounting to .
a request for recognition.
Washington. Federal trade com
mission plans to supervise sale and
distribution of news print paper
through a board of five.
Washington. Alexander Gwiaz
dowski, 31, Toledo, O., under arrest
for trying to make engagement by
phone with PreSi Wilson. ,