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WEATHER FORECAST.
Cloudy to-day; to-morrow showers;
not much change in temperature.;
moderate variable winds.
Highest temperature yesterday, la,-lowest, 70.
Mport will bo ftmuu un Ui Kdllui '!
Dl.
AND THE NEW YORK HERALD
A HAPPY BLENDING
The amalgamated SUN AND HERALD
preserves the best traditions of each.
In combination these two newspapers
make a greater newspaper than either
has ever been on its own.
LXXXVIL NO. 347-DAILY.
VOL.
DOCK WORKMEN
4 f
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, AUGUST 12,
1 nnA ' wi'Mi'it. run
l.tCV. Entered aa arcoiid claea matter,
by TK Sun-Herald Corporation.
loai uruco, new iurn, n.
PRICE TWO CENTS
IN NEW YORK CITY.
THREE CENTS
WITHIN 200 MILKS.
FOUR CENTH EI.HKVVl I BRF..
SETTLE STRIKE;
TRUCKMEN BACK
Fijjhl With Coastwise
Shipping Concerns.
DRIVERS ON JOB TO-DAY
pier Men Will Ratify Set-
j
tlement lv Vote at Meet
ing To-night.
Iill mom: all freight,
j
Unions i lew to Dphuuni mat.
All Merchandise Bp Moved
Without Discrimination.
Gold Export Increase
$350,000,000 in Year
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11.
Gold exports from the United
States increased by more than
$350,000,000, while silver ex
ports fell off more than $122,
000,000 during- the fiscal year
ended June 30, according to
trade summaries made public to
day at the Department of Com
merce. Imports of silver, how
ever, advanced approximately
$34,000,000 and gold imports in
creased more than $88,000,000.
Exports of gold during 1920
amounted to $466,592,606, com
pared with $116,675,535 the pre
vious year, while imports of gold
last year totalled $150,540,200,
against $612,363,733 in 1919.
Silver exports for 1920 aggre
gated $179,037,260, as against
$301,174,550 In 1919, and im
ports of the metal amounted to
$102,899,506, compared with
$78,825,266 year before last.
PONZI ADMITS
SERVING TIME;
BANK IS CLOSED
Solvency of Hanover Trust
Company Questioned
!y State.
BROADWAY RAID
BEFORE THRONG
TRAPS 24 MEN
Detectives With Revolvers
Climb Fire Escape of New.
York Theatre.
LOAN LAW VIOLATED! FIND RACING CHARTS
Boston 'Wizard Served
Time in Canada for
Forgery.
Place Operated Under Name
of a Film Company on
Fifth Floor.
SHIELDED ROSS. HE SAYS CROWD CHOKES STREET
MILLIONAIRES IN
U. S. NOW 20,000
Sent to Atlanta for Brinprinj? i Two Held on (.ambling Charge
Settlement of the dock strike, which
lias interfered with coastwise ship
pine, nnd freight movement since last
)arch tnd threatened at one time to
triug about n serious "open shop"
w;ir, was nnnonnced last night when
Jarmn Kiordnn. president of the
t'liitrd Stales Trucking Corporation,
f ported that nn ngreement had been
V
Census Returns Show Also
1(52 Persons Have Incomes
of $1,000,000 or More.
Italian Immigrants Aeross
Rorder.
and Others as Disorderly
Persons.
6,mai to Tub pun amd New loin Hbiald. i A messenger boy at Forty-fifth
BOSTON, Aug. It, Charles Poast'S 'street and Broadway left off scratch
nerve broke to-day under the succos-i ing his ear and wondering what was
sion of developments In his "frenzied j in tho rush message he carried yes
flnance" affairs. Rapidly on the heels torday afternoon about 4 o'clock when
of his confession that he had served ' he saw two men come cautiously
prison sentences in Montreal and At- i around the corner and set foot upon
JCMP FROM WAR PROFITS lanta, On., came the action of Bank ' the Forty-fifth street Are escape of
Commissioner Joseph C. Allen In clos- ! the New York Theatre building. The
i .1 ., . . w ii. ...... T- . . .. . ' .,1 m ...... 1 ..... ... 1.1a TlmaaunllBrp
! whereby the union teamsters i uwurs ui in. naituT.i nun ; mesHum-i m-j ru." ......
. ... . .... t Half Of 1,000,000 Heads of Comuanv, the Institution- through ! and ho recognized the two men as De-
FMnllfoa FMinrr PoTinrts Which the "wizard" lias done most of , tectives Charles McGovern and V. J.
tave consented to haul freight from ;
(bt coastwise piers.
Official! of the International l.ong
tbortmen'l Association admitted that
th truckmen would be back on the
pjera to-day. They added that the
Itriknii; dock workers would meet to
morrow night In St. Veronica's Hall,
Washington and Barrow streets, and
vote to return to work.
Are in .$2,000 Class.
jrl(il to Tug St n AMD New Voir Huaui
Washington, Aug. u, Approxi
mately 50,000 persons now may class
ify themselves as members of the
his business and in which he recently Hchoonholz of tho Special Service
r urchased a quarter Interest. At the Squad, and ho was convinced that they
same time he announced his reslgna- i offered far greater possibilities of cx
iion from the bank's directorate. j eMement and diversion than either his
In his confession that he Is the j ear or the message.
, , j i Ho greeted tnem casualty. a friends
lank clerk who was sentenced In rqual! bu, h,.v paW no attention
Montreal In 190K. he said he Had nc- i to hem. He watched tliein wlin an
Tho strike of coastwise longshoremen come tax returns indicate
miin.i.. ,,, iu.l i. cei.rert -nilt to shield his eniDlover. 1 aorbed Interest as tney ciraiwn ei'
i'"..e. w-.. ... . i ,, ti. fir., (scane. while some one sonic-
whoso lour children he pitied. where fretted and fumed over R dclnye I
ailed on March IS, when the men The group, as unofficially computed Confession regarding the two years at telegram. The detectives stopped at the
Smuggling five Italians ' first landing 01 me nru nw-
loosen ouwn. " , j..w. ?
doln . 1'incnin
Atlanta for
alk.'U out for an Increase of 15 cents here. Includes the members of the
an H"iir. wincn would mane ineir pay . families or Zu.tluu persons WHO in tseir ii'io Hie wunir wiwami tmu uni" u , Hpv' Whatcha
equal to the deep sea wage. It has "been returns confessed each to an income the time he wus released from his j ,0mebody?"
MM ol the longest and most stubborn of nt loa,t jso.ooo in 1919. This is the Canadian term came a short time later. "S-s-s-sh" admonished the detective.
Hfhts In the history of the harbor unions. U)West probablfi rcturn on gi.000,000. j His greatest grief, he declared, mil "Sh" ! Thrilllna- Part.
( IdMii Take a Hand. I nder this definition the group, or , in nnvtng ms young win, wnom am
Tho truokmen, in sympathy, boycotted course, would Include many high sal- ; said he "loved greatly." learn of his
ft. roaswlse piers, completely tying up ; arled executives. Some of these no j past. Ho had never told her, ho added,
ill Incoming and outgoing freight until doubt could not show a capital wealth The Ba ik Commissioner. In explaln
i citizens' committee was organised to I of $1,000,000. 'n the dosing of the Hanover Trust
brrakthe deadlock. j War profits, however, are known to! Company, said: "Last Saturday I sent
Thin committee backed by the six have Increased considerably the mil-1 a corps of examiners to. the Hanover
lf. commercial bodies in New onal fuP' In "17 It numbered ! Trust Company to make examination.
Vr?! Bh0WinB '; f 50.000 ! , , h bank wa, , a ,org0 part on j closer. A taxicab driver .looked up to
to $750,000 a year were filed by 15.91, : j lee what Jimmy was looking at, and he
Tork, termed the Citizens Trucking j
C'tr.jiinv und rented enough trucks and '
Mrrd enough men to clear the piers re-
The messenger boy's mouth closed
slowly, as If It operated on rusty hinges,
but It flow wide open again as the detec
tives stopped on the fifth floor landing,
peeked Into a window and then drew
two huge revolvers.
"Hey, Jimmy ." he yelled. "Lok!t
the two dicks on the fire escape wit'
guns!"
Jlniniv looked and maae naste to get
FRANCE SPLITS WITH GREA T BRITAIN;
RECOGNIZES WRANGEL; FIGHTS REDS;
WILSON NOTE UPSETS PEACE HOPES
BRITAIN AGHAST
AT NEWCRISIS
Action of U. S. and France in
Denouncing Reds Is Rlow
to the Nation.
SEE END TO PEACE MOVE
Fear Expressed Soviet Will
Accept Challenge and Try
to Sweep Over Europe.
account of the condition of its loans.
Loan Law Violated.
"The Hanover Trust Company, con
trary to law and against the direction
of the Commissioner of Bonks, has
given Charles Ponal either Pomi hlm-
heads of families, while ninety con-
Hrtleu of union threats of a general : 'e,sel' ?nn??niea ;angln 'r"T
MrflU that would tie up every In- ,ncom of morc than ,i,0oo,000 in the
iustrj -m Hie city. L'nder Col. Frederick ' 1919 return are estimated to have In
A Molltor, a former army engineer, the creased to at least 162 from 141.
Mtpendent trucks went about their MOW than 4,000,000 heads of families
, ... . . filed returns for 1919 according to nre-
punneu unuisturDcn. col. iioutor nas 1 Umlnary estmBtes of Internal Revenue ! self or one of his agents almost $500,
aid thai lie will cease operation as soon Bureau officials. At least one-half are 000 of the $1,500,000 certificates of de
u the uni-n truckmen return believed to represent families whose , pu. 1 have read the bank officials the
..tmi nuro nj.cvtr-a nrir me anOUSl income WRB f.UHU or 1CSS.
Horgsn, Mallory,' Clyde and Savannah. with a population estimated at 105.
Ihi amount of freight handled was only; ooo.OOO the United States now has a
a 9maU percentage of the entire freight "millionaire group" numbering one In
Bortmcnl "f t!ie port, but the principle each 2.100.
Involved was the right of any group of Under special applications from Con
lobor to discriminate against non-union i gress the Internal Revenue Bureau is
goci'ls. The citizens' committee has taken ! checking over returns to detect delin
levaral capes to court and won favor-' quents Bureau officials say many mll
ihle declilona. together with injunctions : Hons thus will be brought into the Treas
r training the labor unions from dia- ' ury
erlmiiiiitlon. i To collect the Income and excoss
deserted his car and stationed himself
' i nder the fire escape. Half a dosen other
people looked to see what the taxicab
chauffeur saw, and then fifty others
looked to sec what the doien saw, and
then a hundred looked to see what the
fifty saw. and after tht It was merely
a question of addition. Two minutes after
the mossenger boy had yelled the tidings
a crowd of several hundred people milled
end pushed about the corner of Broad
way and Forty-fifth street, getting In
the way of traffic and enjoying them
selves hugely.
The crowd had not the slightest Idea
statute covering the law on the matter.
"I had directed the trust company
not to pay out any part of mat certlfl-
half a million dollars has been paid oVt thoy wera wal-tln for.'., A"thfl
Whether there Is any penalty concern- 1
! could see was two men squatting on the
William S. MeNary, chairman of the
trust company's directors, said Ponsl
provided by law, I do not know.
Commissioner Allen, asked whether
I the bank was Insolvent, said :
"I do not know."
ii.k.. u ... .1.. , , . , wi.;-, IT is unuersunJO inni. eunn- nutie
.niuuiiKii me ciuzens lrucaing i.,om- 1 proms 1a. eAciunno ui hit- uiitrvnui . A , ty.lm
pany will retire tiom active business I over of the returns, costs 55 cents on "' "
ilh the union men back on the Job tho $100, officials said.
U..rtU. , . . 1 . .i . ...... , .I.. m i nftA noo n ,. .
-wu.aiuo .issociaiion nas annoUnCOO , .ippru.nuaici yi wui- I K,..j n ln.or.ot In Ih. Intlt1nn
ttt the organization will be kept alive lected by thf bureau under a national ' n? had hnJihaak
as. permanent weapon against strike. Investlgat.on'begun June IS to get Inde- h V-kI
er Boycotts that threaten New York's llnquent taxes on sales or luxuries, tnea- Y": fc ""'.,.,. itl. i .w.
""" " rtml"lon" '-""-imgdbeVrcd
n.LB. mm.. 1. ..a in Ponxl expressed great fear he would
... v. ",.. ir...- . V.-. he deported. He wants to remain In this
, .... . j
i agents armed with full authority to eom
! pel the opening of books, papers and
Ing the offense aside from a $1,000 fine 1 'scape, ineir gun. oy u.
Sioreu to mnr jiui;rcwi. uu . a .- .. in .. 1
of fact Detectives McOovem and Schoen
hols were participating In a raid on an
alleged' poolroom on the fifth floor of the
theatre building. While they climbed
up the fire escape and drew the huge
Text of statement.
Ur Kiordan in his statement said :
The rnped States Trucking Corpora-
country, he declaree. Immigration Com
missioner Henry J. 8kmngton says in
tlon announces that hv nn nrrqnrpm.nt . .ih.f finriimAnt. ,v nprmmr. and enn- 1 this regard-
luat comr,it.t,i ,vih ii.'. ..,.... .,.1.. 1 ..j v,..,, . I "If Ponsl committed a crime within
corns u"xu ..., ...... ...... , I, T'nlf.
'"' stamshlr, lines am to he I tnm IVrsnns believed to have knowl- "ve "r" cl"
be
States he would be liable to deportation. 1
reo: n-! tii it j ,,,r-. Ti a., 1 Jm u...JhUi M.as ua D.,m
tnorn;n?, August 11, 1930. ! moned and made to give testimony under ! I understand he went to Canada lm
"This corporation has been working j oath. mediately upon his arrival here and
lot some time in cooperation with the After the investigation started con-; therefore the five year Umlt WOOM
Merchants Association, the longshore- cerns In some cities began to send in I counted from the time he entered this
ni'Ti's unii.n nnrt ik. ' i .. ..j.. ,.., .v.i..i, n.rti country from ( anaaa.
tiring ah , ,1. Z . "V . 1 y""" ..."aITL SiLZi "If he has a criminal record In Can
difflculties. and the srranrement 1 Tn the esses the bureau accented the I ada he probably came into this country
JU"t erOvted if the first tangible result ! amendment and the additional tax,
M''s''ftorts in that direction. adopting a policy of leniency toward
This arrangement now makes It the offenders.
lib!? for union truckmen to handle I ;
eint for all steamship lines, including j ,rrn rCZ-AprC eJ1
four coastwise lines the Morgan, fffiUAV CJiArtZj OUU
S :;bt,sirannah llnes' re1 hoboken lynchers
m addition f0 the reopening of the
crowd Detectives John Cordes and John
Cronln walked up the stairs and rapped
at a door on the fifth floor, which pro
claimed Itself the office of a film com
pany. There was no answer to the rap, so
Cordes shoved his foot through the glass
door, and then he and Cronln bounded
Into the room. They said later that they
found Inside a crowd of twenty-four
badly frightened men and walls and
tables covered with racing charts and
betting slips.
Prisoners Pass In fterrlevr.
without Inspection. If he did and made
false and untruthful statements he Is
here unlawfully."
At the conclusion of the present In
vestigation Into Ponzl's affairs a report
will be sought on his status as a possible
undesirable alien, the Commissioner
said.
' Lone Cop Saves Man Accused
(outs 1st stiMmfhip lines to union truck
1 rrmim..! ..... -1
possible for ail freight coming of Intuiting Woman
J"'"u" or giing to the coastwlso lines;
' "J handled by union teamsters. No; Police reserves were called out last
raa 1 aha re of the success of this settle-; night In Hoboken to prevent an angered
tai 1;' t0 th" pub" "Pirlted atti-ierowd numbering more than five hun
woe of tl,f. teamsters' union." dren men from lynching James Sergeant,
I a negro, accused of Insulting a white
. .woman, Mrs. joscpnine t-eterson o. sas
VILLA TO HELP BUILD ! Newark street. Hoboken. A solitary po
liceman with drawn revolver stood off
the crowd In front of a motion picture
theatre In which the negro took refuge
until the reserves arrived.
Early in the evening John Peterson,
I the woman's husband, reported tho Insult
at polite headquarters, but was told ha
should make his complaint in court,
TO HELP BUILD
THE MEXICAN NATION
Followers Will Be Paid Off
and Dismissed.
lltt
CO Pit ,iib 11
Z , ' owers will
fca'trov" y ,an "bulld aa well aa ; gathered and caught Sergeant at Newark
kv Vm ""lis 10 a raannesio signed 1 nnd Clinton streets. Dealing mm severely
htch
Francisco Villa n-hereuDoa he went home evidently die
wers will show the Mexican ' satisfied. A few hours later a crowd
'ui And hiu tttfarm IV.. ,. .1 ... ... .,,1 w. n l,rtl,
. . t ( Unill il ' " .nu uiuvng '
j,.,. mnnlfesto praises the "good i darted, the crowd following and Shout-
"n. honor and patriotism" of the re- mg "Lynch him !"
aio of Provisional President de la As the vamguard of the pursuers
p, ! neared the theatre Patrolman Joseph
h ""'"""t de la Huerta will meet Villa j Holmes ran to the lobby and threatened
nai i nar ,u'ure, according to a des- : to shoot the first one who tried to enter.
Wh to Fl rntrer,ni. There is no con- while Bernard M. McFeely. City Com-
' if rctinrt which ! rnniM. i miuiiaur who h.mtiened to he nasalnir
"(tl Impi tbaUa here.
Fears Personal Violence.
Cordes guarded the prisoners while
Cronln slipped out and telephoned the
West Forty-seventh street station, nnd
In a few minutes two patrol wagons
clanged through the streets and bucked
up to the theatre building. By this time
the crowd was so large that it Jammed
Broadway from curb to curb, and traffic
was In a hopeless tangle. Traffic men
from several blocks up and down came
end straightened things out, but It took
them half an hour to do It. After con
siderable difficulty with the crowd the
detectives loaded their prisoners Into
the wagons and sent them to the West
Forty-seventh street station, where twen-
' tv-two of them were charged with die.
The other two wers
rrrtrlv conduct.
Pons' declared to-night that he feared , chanred w)th keeping rooms for gam-
the developments might arouse some
people against him and he is taking ex
traordinary measures to prevent any at
tack upon him or his household. His
Lexington mansion Is heavily guarded
and Ponsl himself Is keeping a pistol
with him at all tlmea Even before he
was dressed this morning he had It In a
pocket of his dressing gown as he met
the reporters. He showed the weapon
then and again later In the day. He
made the comment that the defenders
at his home ' had been told to "shoot
prowlers first and Investigate after
ward." Meantime, the status of his postal ex
change business remains a mystery.
Contrary to report, the examination of
auditor Edwin Pride is not yet com
bllng purposes.
RUSSIA AND FINLAND
AGREE ON ARMISTICE
Letvia Signs Treaty With
Lenin Government.
HiLSiNoroRS, Finland, Aug. 11.
Russia and Finland agreed upon armis
tice conditions at Dorpat on Wednesday.
of them have appeared there dally this
week.
Ponsl reiterates that his assets are
sufficient to meet all the notes out
against him, with plenty to spare.
A genuinely remarkable situation ex
ists. Despite the disclosures so detrl
,...i ta i tn Pnnzl's cause, the number of
sent In a riot call. A score of reserves j whose confidence In the "wls-
London, Aug. 12. Letvia signed a
peace treaty with Russia on Wednes
day, says a despatch to the London
plete, although It should be done this; Times from Riga.
week Attomey-uenera. Alien ama b.ikcu
that all remaining note holdera report An official despatch received In Lon
to him at the State House, and scores don Tuesday said peace negotiations
between Letvia and Soviet Russia had
resulted hi an agreement on all out
standing points and that a provisional
peace treaty would be signed Immedi
ately. .
Si'tcta! cable Dtupatrh to Tin Pcn ami New
VOBK HKR.U.P. Cnpyrtpnt, 1020, by Tits Hi N
Ulg New Viuk Hon. j.
London. Aug. 11. Tho action by the
I nitej States, when President Wilson
In his note yesterday demanded that
the Russian Soviet Government be
crushed, and by France to-duy, when
she recognized tho Government of Gen.
Baron Peter Winngel. has. whether or
not connected and there Is evidence
from Purls that the two moves were
connected shattered all Premier
Lloyd George's peace hopes. It was
predicted here to-day that the war
party in Moscow would take up the
challenge and break off armistice and
peace negotiations with the Poles and
press on In their attempt to conquer
Europe.
Thus America and France have
forced a transmutation Into steel of
that sword which Premier Lloya
George tried his best to show mem
bers of the House of Commons yes
terday was only a supposititious one
o: lath.
See Grave Peril tn Baat.
The Premier in the House of Com
mons to-night could hardly conceal
his chagrin when he said he had re
ceived no official Information that the
French Government had recognized
Gen. Wrangel. He Insisted that at
tho Hythe conference no proposal was
submitted for recognition of the South
Russian leader.
According to the parliamentary lobby
correspondents of the London news
papers, the ' Premier's statement deep
ened the mystery of the reported recog
nition of Oen. Wrangel by France.
Sir Donald Maclean, the Liberal
leader, declared that France must go on
alone If this were her policy, as Great
Britain, In his opinion, would not allow
herself to be pledged to unlimited mili
tary adventure In Russia.
The Labor members loudly applauded
this declaration.
A new Armageddon, It Is held here,
has been brought nearer by the action
of Washington and Paris than It has
been at any time since July 22, when a
Kusso-Pollsh armistice was first sought
as a means of stopping the gtgantls
strides of the Red army toward the
Rhine.
Aak tf I. B. Will Vlgnt.
Many persona here are asking if,
now that President Wilson has poked
a stick into the hornets' nest, America
will tako her share of the stings. "Will
she fight with ;us?" they ask.
The developments In Washington and
In Paris came as a shock to war-worn
England, which was sure that at last
peace was In sight. Indeed, these de
velopments threw the Premier's Rus
sian policy back suddenly into Alice's
wonderland: and more, the President's
bristling at the very thought of even
treating with the present Russian Gov
ernment and France's startling recogni
tion of Gen. Wrangel throws Into the
doldrums the Premier's stately ship of
policy, which was launched last night
with a sail to catch almost every wind
wafted by British opinion.
There Is no British opinion this after
noon. Great Britain, In fact, standi
aghast at the prospect of a complete
domestic or allied split, or both. At the
moment of gravest menace since 1914.
Downing Street Is severely silent.
This morning every London newspaper
praised the Premier's speech, declaring
ho had focussed a cohernt and effective
policy for the Allies, to this effect, "that
If the Bolshevik! behave we will make
peace ; If not, we wlU make war." It Is
known here that Mr. Lloyd George has
consistently believed that If the Bol
ahevlkl were not Irritated from without,
they would either behave or perish from
within. This premise, and every con
clusion based on this premise, has been
blown sky high by the crossfire from
Washington and Paris.
The closeness with which Mr. Lloyd
George believed he had worked In agree
ment with Russia was Indicated this
afternoon when a member of the Ka
meneff party said to a reporter for Till
Sun and NSw York Hkbald :
"We have attained our objective. Po
land was a mere pawn in the game.
What was wanted was to force France
to recognise thee Soviet Government.
That was Implied in her adherence to
Lloyd George's statement We will make
any reasonable terms now."
The French Foreign Office torpedoed
this man's hopes.
Nothing could more enrage the Bol
shevlkl than the recognition of Gen.
Wrangel, who Is the most dangerous
challenger of the supremacy of tho
Soviet
Already there are plenty of persons
who charge that Premier Lloyd George
stretched the Interpretation of the Hy tho
decisions In favor of his theory and
against the French In order to conciliate
the bitter labor spirit which was never
manifested In a wilder fashion than It
was In the House of Commons last
night
Premier of Britain Refuses to Believe
France Has Recognized Gen. Wrangel
Bv (As atsocialsd Press.
LONDON, Aug. 1 1. Premier Lloyd George in the House of Com
mons to-night made this ststement regsrding the report from
Paris that France had recognized Gen. Wrangel in South Russia:
"I feel sure if Premier Millerand had had it in mind to issue a
proclamation recognizing Gen. Wrangel he would have intimated it
to the allied representatives. Therefore I must come to the conclu
sion that some unfortunate mistake has occurred in the report, given
through a very reliable agency (Reuters), and that the French Gov
ernment has not authorized it,"
Mr. Lloyd George proceeded to. admit conflict of views between
the French and British Governments respecting Gen. Wrangel, but
he added that neither Government was under any obligation with re
spect to Gen. Wrangel, neither to each other nor aa to Russia.
The Cabinet met to-night, but it was too late to obtain confirma
tion of the report of the French recognition of Gen. Wrangel either
from the British Ambassador in Paris or from the French Embassy
in London.
The Daily Mail will say that Premier Lloyd George expressed to
his colleagues the belief that the report of Gen. Wrangel'a recogni
tion emanated from some official of the French Foreign Office. He
pointed out that Premier Millerand was absent from Paris Wednes
day. Another opinion expressed was that the permanent staff of the
French Foreign Office was in rebellion against the Goverrmvenit's pol
icy, a similar incident having occurred there recently from this cause.
It will be recalled that in the British note to Moscow, suggesting
a peace conference in London Mr. Lloyd George stipulated Gen.
Wrangel be invited to attend. To this the Soviet Government con
temptuously refused to agree. A Paris despatch yesterday said Pre
mier Lloyd George had been notified on Tuesday of France's action
regarding Gen. Wrangel.
Paris Directs Ambassador
in London to Avoifl
Soviet Envoys.
BITTER OVER DELAY
Action of Cabinet Upsets
Lloyd George's Declara
tion of Accord.
BLOW TO LONDON PARLEY
SUBMERSION OF
LEAGUE FEARED
Wilson Will Fiffht to Keep
All Attention on His One
Pet Project.
COX MIGHT STRAY AWAY
Rnmors Persist That Nominee
Feels He Has Done Fnll
Duty to Executive.
BRITISH LABOR
IN SOVIET GRIP
Threat of Strike as Protest
Against Aid to Poland Is
Traced to 'Bed' Funds.
PERIL GROWING IN EAST
Distrust of Rolshevik Envoys
Grows in London Both Seek
German Alliance.
drove hiick the throng while the negro
1 'oahutta, Meso. Aug. 11 J was hustled Into a patrol wagon and
villa . .ui.., ,.,! i iii i.-.Wen to notice headnuarters. There a
Is .proximately 900 fol- cordon of police stood guard around the
, ' to-daj on special trooo building, keo.iinc back the crowd. Which
TlalnmHIo, State of Durango, , was still uttering threats.
r' Ihey tri be paid off and dis- ! Petersons were admitted to the
armed .station and made a formal complaint and
SSB : j genaeant was locked up on a charge of
i ik.. a. disorderly conduct A surgeon wss sum-
B"iiirnNSiaZSlJSt.il 1 moned to dress the prisoner's injuries,
John Mni, i BroadwWUra, Including one deep cut iw has eyV
Siv PgDn
Tft 'f lie ,
ard" Is unshaken is surprising. Every
where one meets men and women who
declare they are holding on to his notes,
and who assert with emphasis that re
gardless of his past record his postal
coupon proposition Is "on the level."
Attorney-General Allen made the an
nouncement to-night that he had known
of Ponsl's Montreal conviction for a
Continued on gevsittk Pope.
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SfirrtoJ to The Bum iso New Toik Hssuls.
Washington, Aug. 11 -President
Wilson, beat on making the election
this fall a "solemn referendum" on the
League of Nations question. Is run
ning ' into difficulties which he will
strive to overcome by taking a hand
in the campaign from his place on the
back porch of the White House. The
President will endeavor In every way
he can to keep attontlon focussed on
tho league Issue and prevent any di
vergence from that issue by the can
didates. Two announcements have come to
Washington which have been seri
ously disturbing to the President. One
of these is that Gov. Cox feels that he
has done his full duty to the league
Issue In hia speech of acceptance and
henceforth he will concentrate his
efforts on other Issues. This would bo
In keeping with tho statement made
iby George White, chairman of tha
Democratic National Committee, that
tho "paramount issue" would be "pro
gresslvelsm" and not the Wilson
League of Nations.
The other word which has trickled to
the Presidential ear and caused a dis
turbance Is the announcement from
Msrlon that the sins of the present
Administration would be a blanket Issue
with the League of Nations mess a part
of the Issue, but not an Issue by Itself,
as Mr. Wilson would have It. Mr. Wil
son Is very anxious. It Is understood, to
have the League made more Important
by the Republican candidate Instead of
merely using It as a sample of the way
the Administration has abandoned the
interests of the American people in the
years he has been tn the saddle.
The Administration crdwd now feel
that they might rest easier about their
pet project and Gov. Coxs attitude to
ward It if he had been a little more spe
clflo about Article X. This, described by
the President as the "heart of the cove
nant," Gov. Cox did not go into oe.ian
about merely raaaias ma a.ii(ia
statement that the Monroe Doctrine Is
the "very essence" of the Article X.
No one here has pretended to under
stand Just what this means.
The President beset by the lingering
fear that the candidate of his party will
gradually grow colder and colder toward
the League Issue, may resort to keep
ing the League before the public In con.
ncntlon with the European situation
similar to the present Russian-Polish
crisis, and to writing statements during
the campaign, constantly putting the
League up as the one big Idea all
voters should have In mind next
November.
REDS SEND THREAT
ON TRIAL IN HUNGARY
Promise Reprisals on tfiOO if
SO Soviet Are Punished.
By th assootaftd Press.
Lomoon, Aug. 11. A wireless des
patch received here from Berlin says
M. Tohitcherln, the Bolshevik Minister
of Foreign Affairs, has sent a wireless
communication to the Hungary Foreign
Minister, saying:
"In view of the forthcoming trial of
sixty members of the former Hungarian
Soviet Government, whom Russia Is pro
tecting. Russia has interned 1,000 Hun
garian officers as hostages. They will
receive the same punishment as the
Hungarian Soviets."
esscial Cablt Detpatch tn Trrs 3rs and Nrw
TOSJC HauiD. Copyright, tie, by Tut Sun
and Nsw To a HanALD.
London, Aug. 11. It was openly as
serted In well informed official quar
ters hero that the Labor demonstra
tions last Sunday protesting against
Government action against the Bol
shevik) and threatening a general
strike If military aid was sent to
Poland were financed by Bolshevist
funds, which, the Tories charged, have
been pouring into the treasuries of
British labor unions.
While it Is impossible to obtain
proof of exactly where this money
went, one of tha highest police of
ficials here Informed the correspond
ent of Thb Suit and Nbw York Hbr
au there was no doubt that Bolshevist
money has come (nto the British
Isles and has been scattered through
out tha British East. This official
who more than any other has been
charged with the Investigation of
these funds, expressed the conviction
that there was a well formulated plan
In Moscow to break up the British
Empire in the East.
"While tha eyes of the world have
been fixed on Poland the Boshevlkl
have practically captured Egypt, Persia
and Afghanistan and have constituted
themselves a really serious menace In
India," he assarted.
If War ts Check Move.
This assertion was confirmed in other
quarters, where it was learned that
every officer in England on leave from
the Near East and Far Bast was sum
marily , ordered this afternoon to rejoin
his command at tha earliest moment
possible.
In connection with the spread of radi
cal doctrines In England, attention was
called to the fact to-day that this coun
try, unlike the United States, has no
power to deport undesirable aliens. A
high official, dismissing the situation,
said that this was greatly to be re
gretted. He said also that while the
police put a atop to the Importation of
gold from the Bolshevik! In the course of
the famous Zaeharias case last fall,
they admitted they had no power to pre
vent the transfer of credits from neu
trals to British banks, whence they can
be - withdrawn for any purpose. The
polios, he said, were confident that large
sums of money have come Into England
in this way.
Distrust of Leo Kameneff and Leonln
Krasstne, Soviet envoys now here. In
creased when the Government examined
police reports developing from the one
time connection of Krasslne as the Rus
sian agent of the German Siemens Com
pany. These reports align him definitely
with the Leon Trotsky party In Russia
a party which dreams of world conquest
after the amalgamation of Russia
through German organising efficiency
and under a German prince If necessary.
' I. mine's Hlsh Priests."
On the other hand, Kameneff belongs
to the Nikolai Lenlne party, which be
lieves in the Bolshevist conquest of the
world by propaganda, but which Is
equally amenable to an alliance with
Germany. Trotsky's alliance would be
Continued on gcooad Page.
gew Garosaa Ian, Ksw tiardeaa, L. I. Resi
dential hotel, American ln. Knott Mat aao
France to Send Military Aid
to Forces in South Russia
and Assist Poles.
By l,AI HUM K HILLS.
Staff Correspondent tf Tub Sin a.vp Nbw
Iukk Hbaai.d. t opyrioht, ItiO, bv Tim St n
a.m. New Yosk Huuld.
Fabia, Aug. 11. Whatever may bo
Bald by Premier Lloyd Georso in
Englnnd, France and Great Britain
stand very near tlie parting of the
ways regarding Russia. The senti
mental French nation la aroused over
Poland's plight, and with the excep
tion of Ihe extreme radicals they nre
holding a theory respecting the Soviet
menace to Europe entirely different
from that which Is dictating the Brlt
Ish policy.
. Apparently France seems resolved
upon a more or less independent pol
icy to protect her luterests, which
makes the entente seem little more
that a name. This conclusion seems
Inescapable after several develop
ment! to-day and following the pub
llcotion of the Lloyd George speech
lu the House of Commons yesterday,
where he implied that France nnd
Great Britain were still in accord.
Development Came (Inlrkly.
Chief of these developments were:
J The official announcement that
France had decided Immediately
to recognise Gen. Baron Peter Wran
gel as the head of the de facto gov
ernment in Sooth Russia and to
supply him forthwith with munitions
and military aid.
2, The sending of instructions to
the French Ambassador in Lon
don, Paul Cambon, to stay awnv frum
nil economic conferences wherein
Leonln Krasslne and Leo KanienelT.
Soviet envoys In London, ml?ht par
ticipate. M. Cambon was told not
to attend these conferences even as
an observer.
While these developments In ' the
French policy took first place also
significant was the coolness manifest
ed in the comment In official circles
here on the British Premier's speech
and Indications that what purported
to be a summary' of the Soviet terms
to the Poles would bring forth a
strong French protest All this had
for a background an Increasingly bit
ter comment by the French press
against England.
The Cabinet held an Important meet
ing this morning. After the meeting ths
official announcement was made of ths
decision to recognize and to aid Gen.
Wrangel without waiting for the Minsk
negotiations or England's decision in the
matter.
Conference Hopes Spoiled.
This action by France seems to spoil
any hopes the British may hav- for a
London conference, and It can be Inter
preted only as France's defiance of the
various notes by Georgeovitch Tchltch
erln, Soviet Commissioner of Foreign
Affairs to England, demanding as con
ditions for the conference that Gen.
Wrangel either surrender or leave Rus
sia, and with the further suggestion that
tha French be called off from giving
more assistance to Gen. Wrangel. which
England stopped doing last February.
The presence of Krasslne and Kame
neff In the strangera' gallery of the
House of Commons yesterday moused
the French Government to emphasize
the Instructions sent to its Ambassador
in London to have no relations with
them.
Should the Poles accept for Poland a
Soviet Government In any form the
French, It was stated, would break oft
all relations with them, even though
Great Britain might decide that the
Allies could not be mors Polish than
the Poles
"We are tired of waiting for Great
Britain to prove her antipathy for ths
Soviet Government and have diclded to
act for ourselves by recognizing Wran
gel, thereby showing that France has
confidence In the Russian people, hut Is
utterly oooosed to the 6ovlet." was the
statement mads to the correspondent of
Ths Sun ahd Nsw Yosk Hbsalii to-day
by a high French official
In so far as the Bolshevist peace terms
to the Poles are concerned, the French
see In the railroad clause a move which
Is to Germany's Interest and In the pro
posal to Indemnify the Polish nation a
design by Lenlne to win the Polish
peasants to Bolshevism.
FRENCH WILL RUSH
HELP TO WRANGEL
Commissioner Will Co at
Once to Sevastopol.
Bu tie ,iAor(afd Press.
Pabis. Aug. 11. Concerning recogni
tion of the Russian Government of Oen.
Wrangel by France the Temps says that
by granting such recognition " Franco
displays the importance which It at
taches to the national character of all
governments constituted in Russia.''
"Gen. Wrangel took measures which

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