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GREAT FALLS DAILY TRIBUNE
THIRTY-SECOND YEAR
GREAT FALLS. MONTANA. TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 30, 1920.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
IRISH MURDERS END DEBATE
Warns Rail Men Are Restless; Demand Results in Adjusting Controversies
Conservative Leaders
Losing Control, Stone
- > Tells Labor Board.
Creation of National Ad
justment Boards t o
Solve Problem, Belief.
Chicago, Nov. 29.—Warning that the
ultra-conservative leaders of the rail
road brotherhoods would cease their ef
forts to hold their men in check unless
some plan to adjust differences between
roads and employes is found was deliver
ed to the United Slates railway labor
board by Warren S Stone of Cleveland,
grand chief of the Brotherhood of Rail
way Engineers.
Appearing before the board with offi
cials of fifteen other recognized rail
way unions, Mr. Stone announced that,
after being classed ''for 17 years as an
ultra-conservative, I have arrived at the
point where I am through making ex
cuses to the men."
Results Are Sought.
"There must be some plan found some
where. some place, where we can get re
sults for the men," Mr. Stone continued.
"The locomotive engineers have carried
the load of responsibility for years. We
have tried to embody your board's de
cision of last July in agreements with
358 railroads, but only four of these
agreements have been signed. The roads
refuse to sign until the board passes on
the question of rules-"
With Mr. Stone appeared officials of
the other employes' organizations, ask
ing that the board hold a hearing to de
cide upon the creation of national boards
of adjustment which would hear and pass
on controversies other than wage dis
putes. The matter -has...been pending for
some time, due to the fätt that adjust
ment boards created under United States
government control have no jurisdiction
over disputes arising siuce tbe roads
passed to private control.
Hearing Granted.
The board agreed to an immediate ex
ecutive. hearing on the request and if the
railroads decided to comply, an early
hearing will be set.
A motion, passed unanimously by the
executive committee of the sixteen em
ployes organizations was read by E. IL
FitzGerald of the Brotherhood of Rail
way and Steamship Clerks, express and
station employes. The men resolved to
submit sn ex-partite statement of dis
putes with railroads oil the matter of
creation of national boards of adjust
ment and asked for an immediate hear
ing
Mr. Fit/Gerald told the board that
the situation was urgent.
Explains Request.
Mr. W. It. Lee, president of the.
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, ex
plained that the request concerned na
tional boards which could hear and pass
on controversies.
Speaking for the Brotherhood of Rail
way Conductors. L. E. Shepherd, presi
dent, told the board that the request
concerned a board auxiliary to the labor
board, to which can be referred questions
not involving wages, with a view to
lightening and expediting the present
board's labor.
F
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Haitian Student Hears Parent
Cry Out "What Have I Done?'
in Dorcas Williams Probe.
Port Au Prince, Haiti. Nov. 29.—( My
the Associated Press).—Zabulon Gamier
Jean, a student, and son of Gamier
Jean, whom Dorcas Williams, a ser
geant of marines, is accused of having
beaten to death last year, testified Mon
day before the court of inquiry investi
gating the activities of American mar
ines in Haiti that his father had been
taken from a bed in which he was sleep
ing in his home, escorted to the gend
armerie office and killed without explan
ation.
The boy declared he followed and
was close enough to the gendarmerie
office when the beating started to hear
his father cry " What have I done?"
"Why are you beating me?" He testi
fied that the beating occurred imme
diately after a battle during which his
"Tiome was closed against bullets.
Although the defense against the
charge was not revealed, a question dur
ing cross-examination indicated that
Gamier Jean was suspected of harboring
bandits during the battle or else was
wounded in it and went to the gendar
merie office for medical help.
PORK PRICE CUT 10 CENTS
BEEF 5. IN SPOKANE SHOPS
Spokane, Wn. Nov. 29.—Reductions of
10 cents a pound in the retail price of
pork and 5 cents on beef cuts were put
into effect by a number of the larger re
tail meat markets of Spokane today as a
result of lower prices on livestock.
Price redumptions also were announced by
local packers.
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RENOUNCES RIGHT TO MILLION DOLLAR LEGACY
Scion of Wealth Spurns Father's Lucre Which "Starves Thousands, Stuffs Hundreds."
WILL WORK, BUT SAYS HIS EDUCATION IS HANDICAP
Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 29,—
(By the Associated Press).—
Charles Garland, the young man
who has renounced his right to a
million dollar legacy left him by his
father, James A. Garland, who was
a wealthy clubman and yachtsman
of Boston, has made a formal state
ment of his reasons for rejecting
the money. His statement, he said,
was due to the fact that the' many
reports of his failure to accept the
legacy had failed properly to pre
sent his position.
"I refuse to accept the money be
cause it is not mine," Garland said,
"A system *hich starves thousands
while hundreds are stuffed condemns
itself. A system which leaves a
sick woman helpless and offers its
services to a healthy man, condemns
itself. It is such a system that of
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Citizens Are Commanded to Re
turn to Homes and Submit
to Law.
Williamson, W. Va., Nov. 29.—Mingo
county, where a strike of miners has
been in progress since last July, was de
clared Monday by Governor Cornwell, to
be under military control.
Col. Herman Hall, commanding the
provisional battalion of federal troops
which arrived Sunday from Camp Sher
man, Ohio, issued' a proclamation in
which he forbade public assembly ex
cept church meetings. The proclamation
prohibited parades or demonstrations
against the authorities and stipulated
that no persons other than the officers
of^the law and the military woulô be
permitted to carry firearms.
Governor Cornwell's proclamation
stated that Mingo county was in a state
of insurrection and the citizens were en
joined and commanded to disperse and
retire to their homes and submit to f he
law of the regularly constituted author
ities.
Troops have been distributed through
out the district to guard mines and
stragetic points.
Cable Controversy
to Be Investigated
by Senate Committee
Washington, Nov. 29.—The whole
question of cable landings in the United
States, includine the present controversy
between the Western Union Telegraph
Co. and the state department is to be
investigated by a senate committee, it
was announced Monday by Senator Kel
logg, Republican. Minnesota
Senator Kellogg said the inquiry
would be held in connection with his
pending bill proposing to empower the
state department, to Regulate cable con
nections in this country. He added that
he already had requested Newcomb
Carlton, president of the Western
Union, and other cable companies to
have representatives at the hearing.
State department officers also will b«
invited to attend.
T urk Treaty Revision
Take Own Course Is
Proposal of French
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Paris, Nov. 29.—To let the Turkish j
treatv revise itsely if the allies cannot |
agree upon its revision is the official t
French plan that Premier Leygus will
present to Premier Lloyd George of
Great Britain and Count Sforza the
wh " n M ' Lpy
to London Tuesday, it was
indicated in official quarters Monday.
By letting the treaty revise itself the
French foreign office means, it was ex
plained, that if French and British sup
port is withdrawn from Greece the Turks
can regain much of the territory taken
from them by the treaty, although the
allies would make sure of retaining their
hold upo.ii the Dardanelles straits and
the Turkish finances.
Huge Profits Made
by Raisin Growers;
85 Per Cent Is Record
Fresno, Cal., Nov. 29.—The 1919
raisin crop of the San Joaquin valley
was sold for $50,000.000 and comprised
182,591 tons, the California Associated
Raisin company handling 159,260 tons
at a sales return of $43,280,254.41, ac
cording to its annual report made pub
lic here.
The record disclosed that the net re
turn to the raisin company growers was
$30,345,077.44. The overhead, packing
and sales cost was $6,365,984.30.
Only One Democrat
Wins in Wyoming
in Race for House
Cheyenne, Wyo.. Nov. 29.—Only one
Democratic candidate for the legisla
ture in Wyoming was elected on No
vember 2. a canvvass of the vote dis
closed. He was Thurmnn W. Arnold, of
Laramie. Arnold will make up the sole
Democratic representative in the house.
fers me a million dollars.
"It is blind to the simplest truth
known to every child, the truth that
the hungry should be fed and the
naked clothed. I have had to
choose between the loss of private
property and the law which is writ
ten in every human heart...I
choose the one which 1 believe to
be true."
Garland, who has stated that he
renounced his claim to the million
dollars because he thought Christ
would have done the same, con
tinued:
"I believe I could do no good
with the money. It is the man who
gives food to the hungry who does
good, not the dollars given in ex
change for the food. I would be
happy to be the man if I had the
food to give, but I cannot lend my
$700,000 Is Grafted
in Gulf Ship Repairs
Auditor Tells Probers
New York, Nov., 29—Testimony that
ten per cent of the $7,000,000 shipping
repair bills in the South Atlantic dis
trict was "graft" was given here Mon
day to the Walsh congressional com
mittee examining shipping board affairs.
The allegation was made by Charles
Banzahf. a traveling auditor of the board
out of New York. It was contained in
a letter he wrote to the general compt
roller of the board last July, read Mon
day by Chairman Wash and identified
by the witness.
Means by which the alleged '"graft"
was made possible, the witness testi
fied, included lack of inspections, fail
ure to check repair work, overcharges
for materials and labor and unneces
sary repairs. He cited an instance of
a repair engineer who, he said, had sat
in a pilot house and approved repair!
bills amounting to "thousands of dollars"|
without ever "looking at the work. He]
declared inspectors ha<Y been told that]
"costs" were none of thfir business and
that there was a spirit to make, rather
than cut down, repair work.
Two of the former German ships
were brought into the inquiry for the
CHINESE CHRISTIANS ARE MASSACRED
BY JAPANESE TROOPS IN CHIEN TAO,
CHARGE Of CANADIAN MISSIONARIES
Tokio, Nov. 29.—(By the Associated
Press).—Canadian missionaries in Man-j
churia have sent a s gned statement to
B
the Associated Press telling of alleged
massacres by Japanese troops in Chien
Tao. Dr. Martin, a Presbyterian mis
sionary at Yong Jung says:
"The Japanese sent 15,000 troops in-j
to this part of China with the seeming |
intention of wiping out the entire Chris
tian community, especially young men. j
Villages were methodically burned daily ,
[ a,1< t the males in them were shot. Yong j
I Jung is surrounded by a ring of villages
| which suffered from fire and wholesale 1
$400,000,000 Involved
in Mandamus Suit
Against U. S. Treasury
Washington, Nov. 29.—Mandamus
proceedings against the secretary of the
treasury were instituted Monday in the
District of Columbia supreme court by
the Grand Trunk Western Railway com
pany to require payment of an interstate J
commerce commission certificate calling j
for 5500,000 as due the road under the
guaranty provisions of the transporta- '
tion act. Justice McCoy issued
order returnable December 7, requiring
Secretary Houston to show cause why
the writ should not be granted.
While the Grand Trunk company is
the only petitioner, approximately .$400,
000,000 claimed by the railroads is in
volved, according to a statement issued
Monday night by the Association of
Railway Executives.
Impeach New Mexico
Governor for Pardon
of Villistas Demand
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Santa Fe, N. M., Nov. 29—Resolu
tions demanding tliat. Acting Governor B.
F. Pankey call an extraordinary session
of the state legislature and that impeach
ment charges be preferred against Gov
ernor O. A. Larrazolo for his action in
pardoning the 10 Viilista raiders from
the state penitentiary, was received here
Monday from the Portales, N. M,, Amer
ican legion post.
"SOUP" PLASTER ON SAFE
FOUND BY POSTMASTER
Tacoma, «Nov. 29.—When Postmaster
K. S. McKenzie of Spanway, opened the
office Sunday he found a nitro-gl.vcerine
plaster on the safe. A chisel and ham
mer were left on the floor. There was
no indication why the yeggs failed to
finish the job.
WIRELESS BONDS O.K.'D
San Francisco, Nov. 29.—Authoriza
tion to issue $500,000 in bonds to start
work on wireless stations at Portland,
Ore., Talo Alto, Los Angeles and San
Diego, was given the Federal Wireless
company by the state railroad commis
sion bare Monday.
self to handling the money that is
not mine, even though the good that
might be done Is possibly great."
Mr. Garland's statement was
made from his home here, a former
inn of stage coach days. The young
man. who is 22 years old, is living
at the houso with his wife and in
fant daughter as the guest of his
mothers. Mrs. Marie Tudor Greene,
who supplies them with a maid and
keeps their larder full. He plans
to go to work eventually, he said,
but a year at Harvard college which
he left to get married and prepara
tory schooling in this country and
in England fitted him for no work
ready at hand, and he said ha
thought it would be spring before
he found anything. His wife joined
with him in his renunciation of the
million. His mother, although not
first time by Banzahf. He asserted he
had been instructed to cheek up bills
for the re-conditioning of the former
German liner Hamburg, now the New
Rochelle. The bill of repairs for this
ship, he added, was about $1.500,000
which an audit of accounts reduced $337,
000.
Up to six or seven months ago, he
continued, repair work in New York
yards, generally speaking, showed many
irregularities, including charging of
hundreds of hours that were not ren
dered, excesses of class labor and ex
cess in materials.
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AVooden ship construction contracts
promulgated bv the Emergency Fleet !
corporation in the early days of its or- 1
j ganiza f ior were gone ' into bv Eads !
j Johnson, who was district officer of the i
fleet. Johnson generally condemned the
wooden ship id^a and said he resigned/
because he could not conform to it.*'
In describing an experience with a south-!
ern contractor who wanted to build such I
ships, .lohnson said the idea seemed toi
be "build one million wooden ships that j
would take one million German torpe- j
does to sink. j
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murder." Dr. Martin names 32 villages
in which massacres occurred or which
I w'^fc burned licnorts from othor mi's
\ - 1 ^ llrnpa - «eporis irom oiner mis
sionanes tend to corroborate the story
1 0 f f) r . Martin.
I The war office here today informed
j the correspondent that there were 50,
jOOO troops in the region referred to.
Churches and schools, iç was said, had
been burned only when there was evi
jdence that they were being used for the
purpose of creating disaffection. It was
also declared that the only villages
burned were those in which a majority
jot the inhabitants were leagued with the
outlaws.
Prohibition Agents,
Canadian Officials
Ponder Rum Running
I Victoria. B. C.. Nov. 29.—In an effort
to solve the problem of preventing Cana
! dian liquor from finding its way into
| the United States through British Col
j umbia border points. Donald A. Mc
J Donald. federal prohibition agent for ttie
j state of Washington and Alaska, Monday
began a series of conferences with Can
' adian officials here.
Mr. McDonald, it was said, is acting
directly under instructions from John F.
Kramer, federal prohibition commissioner
at Washington, D. C. He will report
his findings to Mr. Kramer and will
recommend a new policy of federal pro
hibition enforcement in Washington
state as a result of the conferences here.
Fugitive, Who Escaped
After Arrest at Butte,
Jailed After Gun Fight
Modesto, Cal., Nov. 29.—Word was re
ceived here Monday night that Lou
Trider alias Lou Parker, wanted in Mo
desto on a charge of an offense against
his sister, had been placed under arrest
at
seriously wounded a police officer there.
Trider made a spectacular escape from
Under Sheriff Dingley of Modesto, when
he was being brought here from Butte,
Mont., Sept. 11, 1919, striking the officer
over the head with an iron hasp and then
leaping from a fast moving train near
Carlin, Nev.
A nation wide search has been con
ducted since.
oiaifi, . lal . uc-c.1 ,,, U V,U uuuri
Louisville Ky.. after he had shot and {
NEW YORK OFFICIAL
CHARGED WITH BRIBERY
New York, Nov. 29.—Joseph Solovei,
an assistant corporation counsel of the
city of New York is under arrest on a
charge of having given a $500 bribe
to a special revenue agent in a liquor
case.
33 MANUFACTURERS EXHIBIT.
Tacoma, Nov. 29.—Thirty-three local
manufacturing plants have taken space
in the Pierce county manufacturers' ex
hibit which opens here Tuesday,
holding the same views, has told
him to do what he thought right.
In another house on the estate
lives James A. Garland III, a bro
ther of Charles Garland, who has
accepted his share of his father's
estate, made larger hy the fact that
the mother of the boys abandoned
her rights in order to marry Frances
C. Green after the death of his first
husband.
At Harvard college is Hamilton
Garland, a son, who lacks several
months of reaching his majority.
His brother, Charles, said that he
understood Hamilton also was con
sidering refusal to take his share
when he became of age. Their
ideas on the subject were some
what similar, he said, although the
influences of education and environ
ment were not identical.
F
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Characterizes Movement As Un
American and Aimed at
Friendly Nation.
Philadelphia. Nov. 29.—Radicalism in
labor circles, unrestricted immigration
and the movement in this country for
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support of Irish independence, were de
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nounced Monday by Bishop Anam
" right Leonard of San 1 raneisco m an
address before Methodist ministers.
Inimigration, he said, should be '•e
strired to those who were calculated
to unhold our constitution.
"While the United States has always
taken a liberal attitude toward the man
who desired to come to country
to make common cause with the people
and advance the interests of the na
tioin." he declared, "it was never in-1
tended as a refuge for people with ideas I
destructive of the principle of Ameri- 1
canism." j
Bishop Leonard characterized the |
movement in this country in support of j
Irish independence as un-American and |
"aimed at the destruction of the friend- j
ship between America and Great Bril '
the world."
civilization of
"But." he added, "whatever have been
the mistakes of England in the past,
and whatever be her attitude now on
this question that is internal and dom
estic, the friendship of those two Anglo
Sa *°n nations must abide forever in
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protf * t tbG ' nristidn
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Christian Science
Hearing Is Begun
in Supreme Court
Boston. Nov. 29.—The full bench of |
the supreme court Monday sat in judg- j
ment on the final stage of the litiga- |
tion in which several factions of the j
Christian Science church are involved vi I
an attempt to determine where control !
of the organization and its several aux- |
ilinrv activities rests. 1 I
The litigation was simplified somewhat !
bv the withdrawal of Mrs. Emilie B.
Hiilin. of Brooklyn who had claimed a ,
voice in th« proceedings in her capacity i
as first member of the church, the gov- j
ernin? body that preceded the board of
directors.
Miles M.'- Dawson of New York, her'
counsel, said she believed that all her j
rights were fully protected in the peti- j
tion of Attorney General Allen, of Mas- i
sachusetts. which asserts that under the j
manual of the church the directors are I
the governing body and have the power |
to remove members of the board of j
trustees.
Conflict Imminent
Between D'Annunio
Legionaires, Regulars
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London, Nov. 29.—A dispatch to
Times from Milan quotes the newspaper
Sacolo as saying that a movement of
regular Italian troops is reported all
yinflnS irlfT huP A h \t h t Adriatic
zone and it is rumored that General
Caviglia has been ordered by the Italian
government to take the islands of Vegiia
and Arbe, which were seized by Gabriele
I>Annunzio logionaires, and also to oc
«'pythe strip of territory near Castua.
{ 1! ? va . * J- * Anminzio soon after the
signing of the Rapallo treaty.
1> Annunzio, according to the dispatch,
has issued a manifesto saying a conflict
is nnmment and that he and his men
are ready to fight arid to die rather than
submit to the Italian forces. The dis
patch adds that all males in Fiurae
from 18 to 52 years have been recalled
to the colors.
Congress Is Asked
for Two Million to
Advertise Parks
St. Louis, Nov. 29.—Congress was
asked to appronriate not less than $2,
473,594 for development and advertis
ing of national parks in the United
States, in a resolution adopted at a
convention of the American Travel De
velopment association here. The reso
lution vfas introduced by Erbert Cuth
bert, of Seattle.
15 RECRUITS
SLAIN, STORES,
HO MES SAC KED
Irish Secretary Characterizes Cadet Murders As
Challenge to Parliament and Civilization; 100
Men Rifle Bodies of Money and Valuables, Also
Remove Clothing; Seize Rifles and Ammunition,
Burn Lorries.
Macroom, Ireland, Nov. 29.— (By The Associated Press.)—
Two lorry loads of recruits in training for the "black and tans"
auxiliary police were ambushed Sunday night by from 80 to 100
men near Kilmichael and 15 of them were killed. The bodies were
brought here Monday evening. <$>'
' killing of 15 auxiliary police cadets near
, Kilmichael were read in the house of
1
brought here Monday evening.
Already reprisals have begun
and reports from the village of
Johnstown, between Macroom
and Dunmanway, state that
scarcely a house there is undam
aged and that most of the shops
in the district have been set
afire. The residents are fleeing
from the place in terror.
Here shops have been closed and all
business is suspended. Large parties
of auxiliaries bearing rifles and revolv
ers are patroling the town and the peo
ple are apprehensive that the auxiliaries
will take vengeance.
SIR HAMAR GREENWOOD
READS NEWS OF DEATHS
London, Nov. 29.—(By The Associat
ed Press.)— Dispatches relating to the
j commons bv Sir Hamar Greenwood.
j chief secretary for Ireland, during the
i Irish debate Monday.
: The party which ambushed the cadets
consisted of from 80 to 100 men, all
j dressed in khaki and wearing steel
; trench helmets. They fired from both
! sides of the road on the lorries and also
j directed an enfilading fire.
j Some Are Disarmed.
| j} v force of arms some of the cadets
had " been disarmed and brutally mur
<Jered; their bodies were rifled of «11
money and valuables; their clothing was
taken. Arms and ammunition also were
taken and the lorries burned.
The secretary thought that, with 15
former officers of the late war lying
dead the house would not wish to con
tinue the discussion. He termed the
affair a challenge to parliament and
civilization.
The subject than was dropped.
The Evening Standard says the latest
Sinn Fein plot contemplates the burning
of houses a.nd other property in England
belonging to "black and tans", who are
serving in Ireland.
Mails Yield Tips
The paper asserts that the details of
the alleged plot came into the possession
of the authorities as the result of a raid
on the Irish mails.
The Standard says that not only have
cabinet ministers received letters threat
ening them with personal violence, but
that threats are now being made against.
members of their families.
A bomb was exploded at 1 o'clock this j
morning in a building occupied by
hide merchant in Old Swan lane, near
London bridge. A floor of the build
wrecked but nobody was injured,
I'he bomb apparently had been left in
the building in a gripsack.
The premises of the Sinn Fein bank
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Western Wheat Growers Lost
Billion Dollars From Trans
portation Lack, Charge.
Chicago, Nov. 29.—The council of
states of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence
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Tidewater association Monday began
what it announced would be a "deter
mined fight against eastern organiza
t i 0 ns which are opposing the plan to
°P on a WR - V 10 tIl(> interior for freight
carrying steamers."
A committee with Governor W. L.
Harding of Iowa, as chairman. and
Governor Ptfer Norbeck of South Da
kota and B. R. Tnman of the Indian
apolis chamber of commerhe, was ap
pointed to conduct the campaign. A
statement issued after Monday's meet
jng sa j f j that "it was expected th#t the
first fight would come at the National
Rivers and Harbors congress in Wash
ington next week and that the commit
tee would attend the congress prepared
to do anything within its power to fur
ther inland waterway projects."
Governor Harding, in an address urg
ed that each state in the association
create a tidewater commission and ap
propriate money to push the work. Ile
said he would include such a recommen
dation in closing message to the Iowa
legislature.
Mr. Inman and others urged the ne
cessity for opening up the interior of
the United States for foreign trade and
declared that the loss to the country
as a result of the inability of farmers
to market their graiu the last year was
fully one billion dollars. Proper water
transportation, speakers said, would
have prevented such a loss.
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in Hareourt street. Dublin, were set on
fire early today, says a dispatch to the
Exchange Telegraph from Dublin.
MURDER IS CHARGED
TO LIVERPOOL YOUTH
Liverpool, Nov. 29.—(By the Asso
ciated Press).—A young man who de
clined to give his name but who said
he was a Sinn Feiner and a native of
Dublin, was arraigned in police court
Monday on a charge of murder in con
nection with tlie cotton warehouse fires
Saturday night.
The polie stated that the prisoner
and two other men discovered near the
scene of the firo, one of the men act
ing in a supicious manner. The three
men tried to escape when police accost
ed them and the man under arrest is
accused of having fired at the officers.
His bullet killed a civilian.
It is charged by the police that the
man under arrest had in his posses
sion plans of the premises in which fires
occurred. He was remanded to prison
for one week.
The Liverpool police force was busily
engaged Monday rounding up men sus
pected of having played a part in Sat
urday's great conspiracy of incendiarism,
in which the government claims mem
bers of the Seinn Fein were engaged
The guards in the .affected-parts of the
city have been strengthened and the
situation appeared to be well In hand.
Several men have been arrested.
The entire police force is exerting the
greatest activity in an effort to prevent
a recurrence of the fires and possble
assassinations.
The damage to property in Saturday's
fires will total hundreds of thousands of
pounds.
NEWSPAPER OFFICE
IS FIRED IN DUBLIN
Dublin, Nov. 29.—The Freeman's
Journal office was set afire by armed
and masked men about midnight. Three
girls living on the top floor had a nar
row escape from death.
Raids and arrests continued in Dub
lin. Among the persons taken was Wil
liam Sears. Sinn Fein member of parlia
ment for the subdivision of County Mayo.
Mr. Sears in 1919 was sentenced to
six months in prison on a charge of in
citing persons to shoot the military, po
lice and government officials.
OFFICERS IN IRELAND
THREATENED WITH DEATH
Londonderry, Ireland. Nov. 29.—A
number of military officers here have
received typewritten documents threat
ening them with a fate similar to tha£
suffered by the British officers mur
dered in Dublin unless they leave Ire
land. The military forces are taking pre
cautions to protect the threatened offi
cers.
OF Uli THEATER
Toronto Fugitive Hid $105,000
in Bonds at Sister's
Home.
Toronto. Ont., Nov. 29.—John Dough
ty, former secretary of Ambrose J.
Smflll. Toronto's long missing million
aire theatrical magnate. Monday was ar
rnisnied here charged with conspiracy to
kidnap Small, and with the theft of $105,
000 worth of Small's victory bonds, the
hiding place of which he revealed to
the police upon his arrival this morn
ig in custody from Oregon.
Do "
•oughty went from the railroad sta
tion to the home of Mrs- Thomas
Lovatt. his sister, where he showed ths
authorities where the bonds were hid
den. They at once were transferred to
the police vault in the city hall.
Upon arraignment Doughty made no
statement, contenting himself with nod
ding pleasantly to acquaintances in tho
courtroom. Iiis counsel asked for and
obtained a week's delay for pleading,
and the prisoner was sent to a cell, held
without bail, although his attorney inti
mated he was ready to put up bond.
The victory bonds were said by the
police to be still the "property of Small".
They were taken from Small's safety
deposit vault in the Dominion bank last
December 2.
The polie*» gave out mothlng regard
ing any statement Doughty may have
made concerning Small's disappearance.
STEAL SAFÉTFROM CAFE
Bellingham, Wn., Nov. 29.—A steel
safe containing $1,000 in money and val
uables was stolen from
aney and vai
a local caf»
omSbile Sun»
and hauled away in an autom
daylight the police said Mondaj.

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