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THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1920,
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MORATORIUM PLEA
- BY SOVIET ENVOY
KmrsIiio Suggests Europo
Open Trade Through a
Clearing House.
OFPBIIS HUGE SUPPLIES
ijf You Want Wnr Wo Aro
Heady for Sacrifice,' Ho
'fells Allies,.
tttrial rahle Dnpatch to Till BUN AND NW
TonK llrautu. CorvrtgM, tW, bv Tim Hon
4M) Nrw Yoik IIctaid.
Pans, Juno 18. Apnrt from tho Rus
ilan gold which Gregory Krasslne, Bol
ihpvlk Minister of Ways and Communi
cations who la now In kondon, considers
only ns exportable merchandise and not
lubject to tlio objections to its ubo ad
nnced by French creditors, of tho
ancient Russian regime, Krasslno has
told tlio corrcapondent of tlio Liberte
Hint thcro Is enough material ready for
shipment from Russia to reduce sub
ilantlally tho high cost of living through
out Europe.
Among the Items that Krnsslno Is
ready to offer. If Lloyd George extends
tho hand tif friendship to tho Soviets,
are 15,000,000 tons of grain, 3,000,000
tons ot gnsolenc, Immense supplies of
'timber, 5,000,000 tons of flax, eliccpsklna
and fine lenthers, 3,000 tons of cavlcr,
valuablo quantities of resin, turpentine,
calt pork. Knit, manganese, iron, graphite
and tobacco,
"Hut If tho Allies sincerely want to
profit from our rlchee, why do they not
nccord a sort ot moratorium for our
debts until peaco Is concluded?" re
marked Krnsslno ntter Insisting that
jtussla was unwilling to give guarantees
that she would not employ her gold re
nerve In commercial transactions with
ether countries. Ho suggests that mean
while commercial relations be directed
through a central clearing houso In
Copenhagen under the form of a char
tered company of which the Interested
nations should hold the stock, thereby
enabling tho Allies to auporvlso closely
ill exportatlons.
Krasslne contends that Russia Is un
able to repair her locomotives and must
tend them abroad as tho technical na
ture ot the work Is too dellcato to at
tempt until Internal conditions are Im
proved. As soon as peace Is obtained
Ilussla will need foreign capital and
labor especially for the development of
her complex Industries, and he has re
ceived the assurance of the Soviet load
ers that they will grant Important con
cessions where they aro necessary.
"For example, wo will guarantee the
development rights to foreigners In the
i-elluloso Industry, In the paper mills
traffic of the Volga and Don, supple
menting charters by profit sharing con
tusions to persons exporting natural
products from Russia."
In brief, Krasslno's visit to London Is
distinctly one of conciliation, but ho will
pot compromise the commercial advan
tages by any. agreement likely to affect
the Soviets' power In their own country.
"Hut If you want to wage war against
Russia don't expect to defeat us by
hunger. We have restricted pur needs
to the simplest expression, but wo are
ready for even greater sacrifices," de
clared the Soviet envoy, explaining the
Inability of Russia to maintain her In
dustrial life by tho statement that the
needs of the Red army arc paramount
but ns soon as peace Is restored the
Russian people will return to work as
diligently as before th war.
ITALIAN PRISONERS
SLAIN BY ALBANIANS
330 Reported Killed to
Avenge Essad Pasha's Death.
Geneva, Juno 18. Three hundred and
thirty ltnllin prisoners have been killed
by Infuriated Albanians at Tirana, ac
cording to a telegram from Belgrado
quoting reports reaching that city.
It Is said tho Albanians were mad
dened by news of tho assassination of
KsSad Pasha, former Provisional Presi
dent of Albania, In Paris' early this
week, nnd attributed his death to Italian
Imrlgue. More than a score of Italian
prisoners en route to Tirana wcro taken
from a train and killed nt Krachar, it !
inserted, nnd anxiety Is expressed con
nrnlng the fate of more than 2.0001
It-Mian otllccrs nnd men captured by Al
binhns in the fighting before Avion,
wheie the struggle Is still going on.
VICTORY TOR BELGIAN WOMEN.
Chamber Pauses 11111 Giving Them
Sent In Parliament.
BitURSEis, June 18. The measure en
abling women to bo elected to Parlia
ment has been adopted by tho Chamber
by 142 votes to 10.
Ilelglan women, with the exception of
widows of combatants, are not yet elec
tors except In communal elections
Ilnvnim Street Cnr Horn.
Havana, June 18. Losses estimated
at Jl.200.000 were caused by a Are
ulilch destroyed the Plant of the San
tiago Klectrlc Light, Railway and Power
Company early jcstcrd.iy, according to
a despatch from that city. Virtually all
the rolling stock nnd electrical supplies
of tho company were burned.
E Altmmt & 0k
To-day '(Sat nurd ay)
the Store will be closed
at 12 o'clock. Noon
thus imaiagiuiratiog: the Stum mer Schedule
of Business Hours, which will be the
same as in previous years.
tfs&lann Avttrar 1 Jtftfj Antra
Klij tab 35tti &troi tfr lark
France's War Deaths
on All Fronts 1,388,872
Bptdal dablt Despatch to Tus Hon and
Nhw Yoik HnALD. Copyright, lltl, bv
Tim Hun and New Yoik linuui.
pARIS, Juno 10. A Btnrtllng
rominder of the French
sacrifices in tho war- is provided
by tho report of tho Ministry 6f
War statisticians who havo just
completed the .compilation of all
tho casualty records of tho allied
and onemy countries, showing
that Franco's war deaths in tho
armies on all fronts wore
1,358,872.
This includes moro than 3C0,
000 missing, now considered to
havo been killed in action and
their bodies blown to pieces and
buried without identification.
AUSTRIANS PROTEST
HUNGARIAN BOYCOTT
Liberal and Catholic Press
t Fear Food Reprisals.
Special Cable Dtipatch to Tin 8CN and Nkw
Yook Hkiai.d. Copvrloht, ltto, bv Tub Bun
and Nxw Yoik Herald.
Virnna, Juno 18. Tho international
labor boycott of Hungary, scheduled to
begin Juno 20, la meeting opposition
from tho Austrian Liberal and Catholic
press, which fears thnt It will result in
the refusal ot Hungary to continue food
shipments to Austria,
Tho Hungarian Minister of Education
Hnller Is quoted an declaring that If
the Austrian workers Indulge In a boy
cott against Hungary they will be com
mitting suicide. Tho Socialist newspa
pers, basins their arguments on the rev
elations of White Terror atrocities mado
by the British Labor Investigators, In
sist upon strict adherence to the plan.
Tho steamship employees', railway
men's, postal employees', telegraphers'
and printers' associations havo officially
ordered the boycott,
DupArisT, June 18. The National As
sembly and the peoplo generally are
concerned over tho proposed Interna
tional boycott by transportation workers
ngalnst Hungary. Count Apponyl denied
tho charges that 50,000 Hungarians had
been Interned under the alleged "White
Terror regime," and that 5,000 had been
sentenced to death, declaring thnt only
2,411 persons had been Interned and fifty
sentenced to death.
BELGIAN CABINET
FOR SOYIET TRADING
Decides Unanimously to Sup
port Lifting of Blockade
Against Reds.
Brussels, June IS. At a Cabinet
Council It was decided unanimously thnt
Belgium should"" favor in principle tho
lifting of the blockade upon Soviet Rus
sia and that an attempt should be made
to resume economic relations, with reser
vations, however, concerning Belgian
rights in Russia. King Albert presided
over tho session.
News of tho decision caused great sur
prise, Foreign Minister Hymnns but a
few hours before having officially denied
that Belgium would take part In tho con
versations being held nt London with
Gregory Krasslne, Bolshevik Minister of
Trade and Commerce. It is understood
the Socialist Ministers Insisted thnt Bel
glum abandon the French point of view
on tho subject" In favor ot the British.
Premier Lloyd George announced in
the House of Commons yesterday that
Belgium, together with Japan, had In
timated her intention ot taking part in
tho conversations looking to the resump
tion of economic relations with Russia.
London, June 18. The mystery sur
loundlng rental by Gregory Krasslne,
the Bolshevik Minister ot Trade and
Commerce, of quartera In the modish
West End shopping district was cleared
up to-day when it was learned the All
Russian Cooperative Society. Ltd., had
been officially registered with a capital
of $75,000.
Organizers of the new company are
said to be M. Krasslne, M. Rosovsky
and M. Nogln. but the names of Kras
slne nnd Nogln do not appear in tho list
of registered directors, those named be
ing M. Rosovsky, B. Crysln nnd Mme.
V. Polovsev. The objects of tho com
pany are "to act as representees of co
opoiatlve organizations carrying on
business in Russia and elsewhere and
to promote and develop the business of
general Import and export'merchants."
Former executives of the London head
quarters of the cooperative organization
characterize the directors of tho new
company as "traitors to the cooperative
movement," saying they havo manoeu
vered Into places of authority in tho
cooperative organization for tho purpose
of 'engineering eventual Soviet control
of this agency. They maintain- the new
company constitutes a menace to the old
Organizations which are engaging In re
munerative trado.
Following the first meeting yesterday
of Krasslne and the permanent commit
tee of the Supreme Economic Council, a
cryptic official communique Indicates
tho negotiations are moving slowly. It
Is believed that any future meeting will
depend on the result of Krasslne's tele
graphic exchanges with Moscow on the
points discussed. Great Britain, France,
Italy and .Belgium were represented at
tho conference. No American observer
was present
FEHRENBACH TRIES
TO FORM MINISTRY
Dr. Kauf boron's .Itoftisnl of
Chancellorship Puts Task on
Assembly Speaker.
ELECTION LEAVES JflXUP
Krupp Director jrontioncd for
Gormnn Cabinet Several
Expected to Stay.
Ily RAYMOND SWING.
Utaft Cormpondent of Tim Be; and Nkw
Yoik Immald. Copvrloht, lilt, bv Till Bun
and New York Mould.
Berlin, June 18. Following the
declination of Dr. Mayer von Kauf
bcren of the Chancellorship, Ilerr Kon
stantln Fehrcnbach, Speaker of the Na
tional Assembly, Is working with Dr.
Trlmborn, the Centrist chulrman, to pull
a workable bourgeolse Ministry out ot
the seemingly hopeless tangle left by
tho election. It la predicted that while
he will not have a majority In tho
Assembly 'he will command sufficient
support to maintain a Ministry until
after the Spa conference. The Social
Democrats refused to go In a reforma
tion of tho. old coalition, but will not
antagonize a Fehrenbach bourgeolse
Cabinet unless It adopts nn anti-labor
policy.
Among the candidates for portfolios
aro Herr Wlcdfeldt, now director-general
of tho ICrupp works, who probably will
be Minister of Economics; Dr. Schlffer
ot tho Democratic party, Minister ot
Justice; Dr. Blmons, chairman of tho
National League ot German Industry
and former associate In tho Foreign Of
fice, for Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Herr von Nostltz, former Saxon Min
ister to Vienna la also mentioned for tho
Foreign Ministry,
The Ztitun? am Mitlao predicts that
Herr Kllch will bo kept in the Ministry
of the Interior. Ilerr Wlrth In the Min
istry of Finance, Oessler In the Ministry
of Defence and Gep.. Groener, who suc
ceeded Ludcndorff as quartermastcr
gsncral, made Minister of Transporta
tion, A permanent supreme economic com
mission of fivo or seven men whose task
it would be to study tho entire European
economic life and make recommenda
tions to European Parliaments Is pro
posed by Krnst Schmltt, an expert on
economic policy In the Foreign Office, In
a booklet entitled "Europe's Reconstruc
tion. Schmltt had at Versailles dur
ing the peace negotiations a position in
tho German delegation similar to that
of Prof. Keynes, author of ''The Eco
nomic Consequences of the Peace," In
the British delegation.
After condemning tha present slip
shod, Irregular practlco of trying to
solvo European questions in short meet
ings, Dr. Schmltt suggests that first
there bo put together a council upon,
the board basis. In which all desires
can be discussed In open meeting, and,
second, a permanent commission com
posed of tho greatest authorities In Eu
rope, which should be made responsible
for the analysis of the entire economic
problem In Its various aspects, social,
commercial and financial. It Is then to
formukito suggestions to the parlia
ments which, although not binding,
would have to be discussed. This com
mission also should have1 the privilege
of negotiating directly with the govern
ments ns to th necessary measures.
It would not have any actual work,
but It would spur on the existing cor
porations and stimulate the founding Of
new ones. Ho would leave the choice
of a seat for the composition of the gen
eral council to the great Powers or the
League of Nations.
GIOLITTI RECEIVES
LYANNUNZIO'S ENVOY
Fiume Annexation or Inde
pendence Sought.
London, June 18. Premier Giollttl,
according to an Exchange Telegraph
despatch from Borne, yesterday re.
celved Alcesta dn Ambrls, D'Annunzlo's
chief of Cabinet, who explained D'An
nunzlo's desire for "systcmatlzatlon" of
the Adriatic question.
De Ambrls said that D'Annunzlo re
fuses to substitute regular troops In
p'acc of his volunteers and demands
the annexation of Flume to Italy, or. at
least Its proclamation as an Indepen
dent State with territorial continuity
with Italy. .
De Ambrls will leave for Flume on
Friday, the despatch says, with Premier
Qlolettl's reply and proposal.
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WANTS U.S. SEAMEN
AT WORLD MEETING
International Conference in
Row Over League Provision.
Genoa, June 18, A motion for tho
admission of American delegates to the
International Beamen's Conference, de
splto the fact that the United States has
not yet declared Its adhesion to the
League of Nations, was presented to the
conference to-day by Slg. Qlgllo, dclegato
of tho Italian seamon.
It was decided to discuss this motion
within the next two days.
The motion also claimed tho admis
sion of representative seamen from
every nation without permission or par
ticipation of their governments, claiming
tho discussions were of vital Import to
the seamen of tho world and that they
theroforo wero entitled to participate
even If their governments failed to send
delegates,
The usual calm of the meeting was
abruptly shattered when tho motion was
presented by Slg. Ulgllo. Baron des
Planches, chairman of tho .conference,
declared participation of representatives I
of American seamon In the conferonco
would be useless unless the .Washington
Government also was represented, as
the seamen alone could not make any
pledge on behalf of their Government.
After a rather heated discussion tho rep
resentative of tho Dutch shfp .owners
proposed closure, which was unani
mously approved.
ROOT ENTERS PLEA '
FOR SMALL NATIONS
Urges Adequate Representa
tion in World Court.
Bv the Attoclated Vrtn.
Tun Haouk, Juno 18. Tlio jurists
composing the commission for the per
manent Court of Justice who nre en
deavoring to draft a plan for a world
court for submission to the League of
Nations plunged to-day into an Inde
pendent discussion ot what they consid
ered tho most Important question, the
manner of tho selection of Judges Tho
problem which Involves the rights of
small as compared with large nations
probably will occupy several days In
threshing out
Ellhu Boot, representing America,
spoko on this question Ho pomtcd out
tho Importance of deciding how small
nations should bo adequately repre
sented on tho panel of Judges. Dr.
George Hagerup of Norway ronlended
that It was advisable that all nations,
great and small, should have an equal
volco and vote In the selection of tho
Judge. Tho Jurists seemed convinced
thnt the small States might be loath to
participation In a court dominated by
larger States.
Generally speaking, Mr. Hoot takes
the stand that tho Supreme Court of
the United States, which Is not elected
but appointed, and functions without
political control, should be the basis of
the world court. In a speech to-uay ne
explained that the problemn confronting
the Jurists were comparable to the tasks
of the leaders ot the thirteen American
States drawing up tho Constitution where
they had to assuage tho fears that the
smaller Stotea would bo swallowed by
tho large ones.
WALLACE TO REVIEW
30,000 WAR ORPHANS
America's Foster Children
Will Parade on July 4.
Paris, June 18. Thirty thousand of
the 400,000 French war orphans sup
ported wholly or In part by America wMI
parade In review on July 4 before the
American Ambassador, Hugh C. Wallace,
and high French ofllcials In the Place
de la Concorde. This demonstration
has been arranged In gratitude for Amer
ica's part In tho war and also in war
relief work.
Ambassador Wallace will also visit
PIcpus Cemetery, where American dead
are burled. Ho will place a wreath en
Lafayette's tomb. American troops arc
not participating in tho Paris celebra
tion owing to the expense Involved.
LEAGUE SEIZES EMPTY HOMES,
Manchester OrKnnlsntlnn Finds
Shelter for Ex-Soldlera.
London, Juno 18. Members of tho
local Tenants' Defence League at Man
chester have taken possession of four
teen unoccupied houses, turned them
over to tenants selected by the league
and provided a guard to prevent the evic
tion of tho, occupants. The tenants thus
Installed were selected from demobilized
soldiers who were without homes.
Chancery proceedings have been in
stituted by the owners of tho housps to
recover possession.
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NEW YORK
PREMIER IS COLD TO
LEAGUE TO END WAR
Lloyd Georgo Says All Powers
Except U. 8. Aro Too Much
Entnnglcd.
COULDN'T SUPPLY FORCES
Points to Uussia in Explaining
Lack of Economic Pressure"
on Uclligcrcnts.
London, June 18. Tho official report
of tho Interview which Prvrnler Lloyd
(leorgo had on Wednesday with dele
Bates of the Lcagua to Abolish War
shows the deputation received cold com
fort. Mr. Lloyd George's nrnument was
that tho Kreat Powers, except tho United
Statea, already had too many entangle-,
mcnts to bo able to supply forces to the
lcaguo to 'create an International police
force lariro enoiiKh to coerce, for In
stance, Russia or Poland. IIo admitted
tho ideas of Viscount Grey and President
Wilson for an International force wero
possible Ideals, but said they wero Im
practicable at the present time. They
might, he added, become moro praatlcal
If tho United Stntes later decided to
enter, but It would bo Idle to go Into dis
cussion with the United Stntes now.
A controversy arose between George
Nicoll Barnes,, former Minister without
portfolio, nnd tho Premier, tho former
complaining that no pressure had been
applied to Poland. Mr. Lloyd Georgo
retorted with tho assertion that three
great' Powers from tho very table at
which they were seated made repre
sentations to Toland before her attack
on Ilussla was started, but without ef
fect. Asked why economic prcssuro was not
applied, 'tho Premier replied: "Such
pressure has already been applied to a
point where the HusbIoii people are
starving; It Is Impossible to apply It
more."
The Premier contended the same prin
ciples applied to Armenia nnd the Dar
danelles. "It Is Impossible," ho stated,
"for tho league to call Into being forces
already existing. What would happen
If you asked America or France to sup
ply troops and they refused?"
Questioned why the league had not
established control over the Dardanelles,
Mr. Lloyd Georgo pointed out that
France nnd Italy had been unablo to
spare tho forces which they engaged o
supply to control the waterway. "Must
we go to war with Franco nnd Italy to
compel them to keep their obligations?"
he asked.
Mr. Balfour asked tho deputation
where tho League's international foroc
was to be kept should It be St. Helena,
or perhaps Laborndor? Certainly, he
declared, If It wero kept In' France It
would not fight France, nnd If kept In
England It would not fight England.
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ZIONIST GOVERNMENT
PROGRAM PREPARED
$1,500,000 Budget for Next
Year Is Mapped Out.
Dotalls for tho government of Palestine
havo been worked out Into a definite
programme by tho British Government
nnd tho Zhnlsts, according: to a London
despntch to tho Jowish Correspondence
Bureau in this city, dated June 18.
'The Zionists," says tho message, "will
control Immigration and will centralize
land purchnso by acquiring stnto lands.
All Inhabitants will havo complete In
ternal cultural and Judicial autonomy.
Tho Hedjaz railway and the Litany
lllver will form tho Palestine boundaries.
"The Zlonltts plan to raise a big na
tlonnl loan, with a budget of 800,000
(normally $1,500,000) for next year.
Immigration will begin In tho autumn at
tho rate of 3,000 Immigrants n month,
this number being gradually Increased,
Tho Jewish Assembly In Palestine will
bo established as the supremo legislative
Jowish body."
ItoMB, June 17. Anxiety regarding the
qucH'.lun of Zionism is felt In Vatican
circles, according to reports hero. The
(Jaacrvatore JJomatio, organ of tho Holy
See, states tho Vatican Is nble to accept
without too great npprehcnslon tho re
istabllshment of a Hebrew "honrth nnd
home" In Palestine, but would consider
Intolerable any FUbJugntlon by the Jews
of other raceH and religions already es-
tablhhcd there, Tho Holy See, tho news
paper says, would exert all its inlluenco
against ouch a course. J
U. S. CREW SAVES 70
FROM BURNING SHIP
West Jester Aids Japanese
Yssel Near Yokohama.
ItU the Ansm-imcd 1'rttt.
ToKlo, Juno 17. Heroic work by the
officers and crew of the American steam
ship West Jester outside Yokohama har
bor resulted In saving the Japanese
steamship Klyo Maru, with seventy pas
sensors from South America on board,
from possible total destruction by lire.
Tho Klyo Mnru, which left Valparaiso
April 3 and San Franslsco May 15 for
Kobo carrying nitrate and miscellaneous
cargo, took fire In a storm at sea not
fnr from Yokohama. She sent out SOS
calls, which wero picked up by tho West
Jester, and the American steamship,
which had Just been rellonted after hav
ing stranded on her voyage from Port
land, Ore., to north China ports, re
sponded to tho distress signals.
Beaching the sceno tho West Jester
found the Klyo Maru ablaze, but despite
the dangerous sens running tho crow
launched boats, succeeded in getting men
on board the Klyo Maru. who helped
the crew of tho Japanese ship tight the
flnmes, which ultimately wero extin
guished, nnd carried tho women and
children on board out of danger. One
of the lifeboats of tho American veasel
was burned through, taking ,flre while
alongside the blazing Klyo Mafu.
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TURKEY ASKS NEW
DELAY ON TREATY
Nationalist Troops Faco Brit
ish Forces Southeast of
Constantinople.
REFUGEES REACH CITY
Agreement Eotwcon Armenia
and Anatolia Ncars Com
pletion. Paws, Juno 18. Dnmad Fcrld Pasha,
Turkish Grand Vlxlcr nnd head of the
peace delegation, has asked tho peace
conference for an extension of time In
presenting Turkey's observations on tho
treaty, according to announcement to
day. This request Is tho second of Its kind,
as Turkey, early In June, was given an
extension of fifteen days In which to
mnke Its reply, which period expires
June 26.
Lonuon, June 19. During his visit
to London to discuss tho execution of
tho Turkish treaty and tho position or
the Greek nuthnrltles at Smyrna, the
Greek Premier, M. Vcnlzclos, according
to tho London Times, 's believed to have
expressed his reudlncss to place Greek
forces at the disposal of tho Allies for
execution of the treaty. M, Venlzelos,
adds tho newspaper, Is convinced thnt
If tho restrictions Imposed by the Su
preme Council upon Greeco were re
moved she could very quickly reduce the
Turkish Nationalists to reason.
h. the tjjonu.rii Pren.
CONSTANTIN0IM.K, June 17. British
troops which are confronted by Turkish
Nationalist fori'ea on the Ismld penin
sula, In Asia Minor, southeast of Con
stantinople, are well Intrenched and well
supported by the British fleet In the
Gulf ot Ismld and In the liqsphorus.
For this reason no npprehcnslon Is felt
that the Nationalists will attack this
city.
IondoN, Juno, 18. Negotiations be
tween tho Turkish Anntollon Republic
and Armenia aro proceeding favorably
nnd nn agreement Is expected shortly,
savs a Moscow despatch to tho Herald,
which says tho Russian Soviet Govern
ment Is acting ns a mediator uetween
tho two countries.
Tlio nuebtion of guaranteeing Armenia
ngalnst Turkish nttucks will probably
bo solved, tho despatch says, by a cluuso
In the treaty binding Turkey from keep
ing nn nrmy within a specified distance
of the Armenian frontier.
Isolated groups of Armenians In Turk
ish territory will,, according to plans
tontemplnted. be transferred to Armenia,
while similar groups of Turks In Ar
menia will bo transferred to Turkish
territory.
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POLES SURROUNDED, ;
PILSUDSKI REPORTS1
Offensive Against BolshovikU
Forces Has Collapsed, Mcs- '
sage to Berlin Admits. 1
Purlin, June 18. a tlreslau despatch
to tho Taeglischt Rundtchau reports aft
Polish communique signed by Gen. I'll- q
fciidskl. as announcing tho collapse ot the J
Polish offensive nnd the envelopment of
the Polish army by tho Uolslxvlkl.
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WAnsxw, June 18. By carefully laid J
plans, says tho Polish official eommun-
Ique Issued to-day. Polish Infantry and.
cavalry detachments surrounded nnd de
feated one of tho Russian cavalry dlvl-n;
slons of Gen. Budcnny's army In h?
region of Iladomysl, fifty miles west of ,
Kiev. Eight hundred prisoners, eight it
guns and 600 field wagons are reported J
to havo been raptured.
Premier Skulskl, whoso Cabinet ten
dered Its resignation on Juno 10, has
declined the task of forming a new bnT
in a letter lo President Plisudskl. Ohf
tho proposal of the President of the
Diet, President Plisudskl has confldod
tho task to Depflty John Brojskl, presi
dent of the National Labor party.
A Warsaw cable despatch dated yes
terduy to the Polish lluronu of Informa
tlon In this city says:
"Gon. Hallcr, Chief of the General
Staff of the Polsh army, decares that th
retreat from Kiev was decided upon for
strategical reasons, nnd was effectod In
perfect order, without any fighting. H
praises tho vnlor of the Ukrainians, who, '
Under tho leadership of pavlcnko and
Bezoutchko, are cooperating with the
Polish nrmy. Gen. Hnller doclares ths
local successes of tho Bolshevikl will'
havo no permanent Influenca on tho mili
tary situation.
"In tho region ot the Bcreslna the
Bolshovlk offensive was completely ro- ,)
pulsed and the former Polish front al
most 'completely restored."
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