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VOL. 24 NO. 307
BISBEE, ARIZONA. FRIDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 24, 1920
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u. s. business
President - elect Seeks . Infor
mation Regarding Method
MERRICK IS VISITOR
Taft Will Reach Marion To
day to Talk Over Plans
About World Peace
MARION. Oliio, Dec. 23 World
peace and American business condi
tions were foremost again today in
President-Elect Harding's consulta
tions about the policies of his admin
istration. The plans for an issociatio.i of na
tions he discussed with Myron T. Mer
rick, of Cleveland, wtio American
ambassauor to France al lh3 beginning
of the wonii war :in.l who has been
suggested persistently as a possible
selection for a similu- post under ihe
next president. During tlie fciiniiuer
Derrick made an extended tour abroad
and his advice to Harding on lhe peace
problem is understood to have been
based ou information g-niieivd in con
ference with TeauTng ICuropean sta'es
Alterwards the former ambassador
would oiTZr say thai various interra
tiona land national ui u' -rs had been
discussed in liis talk, with Senator
Business conditions were taken up
by the president-elect with F:ed Tp
ham. William Wrigiey and Marshad
Field, all of Chicago. I'piiam, who is
treasurer of the Republican national
committee, also discuss-.u various or
ganization (lUesHons ' fi over from the
Others who saw Harding during the
day .included Mrs. Han lei Tay'or
Upton of Warren. Ohio. vk chairman j
of the Republican national committee.
and Harry M. Duugherty Columbjis. :
member of the Repul-licu.i caeipa'gii i
Former President Taft is to come to
Marion tomorrow in resionse to Hard
ing's invitation to discuss the peace
association plan and other subjects.
Although an advocate of the Versailles
league, Taft has indicated that he will I
support any other practical plan to
promote peace and he is counted on to
contribute particularly to the proposal
lor an international court.
Sends Last Word
For Year and Half
LONDON, Dec. 23. Dr. John L.
Cope, commander of the British im
perial Antarctic expedition, has r-ent
the following from Port Stanley, cap
ital of the Falkland Island. :
"Sailing from here December 20
with full equipment and dogs. Hope
to land at Graham's December 25. All
the party well Expect to heur from
us in IS months. Goodbye."
Commander Cop with four com
panions purpose spending 18 months
in surveying and charting the west
ern shores of Weddell sea and in
carrying out scientific w-ork in the
Antarctic. The party will live during
the entire period in tents and huts
and will depend for fresh meat
seals and penguins.
Women, Held in Asylum Ten
Years, Charge Two Doctors
With Perjury; Ask Damages
NEW YORK, Dec. 23. Suits for
$T"000.00O compensation for ten years'
detention in the asylum for the insane
at 'Rings Park. Long Island, were in
stituted foday by Miss Phebe M.
Brus'i and her s'ster, Ada D. Hrush,
against Drs. William B. Oibson' and
Walter Lindsay of Huntington, who.
they charge, were responsible for their
confinement. The action, in which
each sister demands 1250.000 from
each physician, was brought in th
West Chester county supreme court.
The sisters were committed to the
institution in May. 1910. They ob
tained their release last March by a
supreme court order, after having
made an unsuccessful attempt in 1911.
EVACUATION OF FIUME STARTS
AS CLASH BETWEEN ITALIANS
AND D'ANNUNZIO FORCE LOOMS
Fiume Situation Assumes New Angle When Serbian Officers
Take Charge of Former Wrangel Forces; Attack Made
By Legionaires on Italians Hastens Crisis
LONDON'. Doc. 2:?. Tbe evacua
tion of Filling by civilians has he
pun, according to :i dispatch from
Milan 10 the London Times. Al
ready 100 refugees have arrived in
Candrida. The food situation in
Fiume is considered almost des
perate. Serbians Take Command.
ROME, Dec. 2.1. Serbian offi
cers TTave assumed command of
.the troops of General Wrangel.
who recently landed at Uuccari.
six miles southeast of Fiume, to
operate againsf Fiume' in case of
a conflict with the Quarncro
'regency, says the Idea Nazionale's
Triest corresponuent. ,
According to the Giornale
d'ltalia, the regency has issued a
decree winch extends to Arbe and
Veglia the Fiume constitution.
The newspaper adds that this
means virtually annexation and
destroys the last hope of those
persons who had expected that
d'Annunzio would evacuate the
Italians Fired Upon.
ROME, -Dec. 22 The Tribuna
says today (hat although Ganriele
d'Annunzio repeatedly had stated
that fraternal blood should not be
shed, his legionaires were the first
to fire on the Italian toriedo boat
destroyer Zeatiiro and that they
also threw a bomb against a pa
trol ' of carabineers, killing one
Than and wounding two' others.
These episoites have embittered
the situation and demonstrates the
possibility of even graver occur
CLARA SMITH WILL BE BOUND
OVER LATE TODAY FOR TRIAL
ON CHARGE OF SLAYING HAMON
ARDMORE. Okla.. Dec. 23. Upon
arrival here tomorrow afternoon Cla
ra Smith will waive preliminary hear
in- nd be bound over to the district
court for trial on tbe charge of shoot
ing Jake I 11 anion, former Republi
can national committeeman, accord
ing to. Russell H. Brown, county at
torney of Cutter county.
Bond will he fixed at approximate
ly $10,f00 and it will contain ("a sig
tures. the county attorney said.
J. II. Mathers, county attorney-
of .the firm of Mathers and
Coaklay, retained as counsel for
Clara Smith, said tonight with regard
to Governor Robertson's intention to
seek a change of venue, that it was
contrary to the state statutes for any
oilier than the defendant to ask for a
change. He said he felt certain that
the defendant would ask that the tri
al be held at Ardmore.
Woman Not Heir
KANSAS CITY. Dec. 23. Jake L.
Hanion, late Republican national
committeeman from Oklahoma, left
no will and reports that there b a
document naming Miss Clara Smits
Symbols of American Observation of
Christmas Relics of Nature Worship
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. Symbols
of American Christmas observance, the
Christinas tree, caudles and mistletoe,
are reucs of nature worshiping days
adapted to) tbe principles of Christ ian
ity.'says a Bulletin issued today by the
National Geographic socfety tracing
the origin of these Yuie'.ide customs.
They have to do" with the pagan theory
of the rebirth of the sun, the bulletin
says, the tree coming down from
Arayan ancestors, the candles from
Teutonic sun worshipers, and the mis
tletoe from the Druids.
The Christmas spirit of giving, ex-
House Committee Hears
Opposition to Shephard
Towner Maternity Bill
WASHINGTON Dec. 23. Opposition
to the Shenpard-Towner maternity and
infancy bill, which proposes federal j
aid m co-operation with the states for
mothers and infants in homes and hos
pitals, was heard today by the house
fiTTe? state commerce committee.
H. 11. Anderson, of New York, rep
resenting the Citizens' Medical Refer
ence Bureau, which opposes compul
sory melffTcTne, declared the measure
would be used to "promote prejudiced
and misleading propaganda."
STRIKE IN BALTIMORE
P.ALTIMORE. Dec 23. A general
strike in the clothing industry in Bal
timore, nffectiug about fiOOO workers
win be called to begin January 1. Hy
man IHumberg, local business agent
of the Amnlet-mattd Clothing Work
ers' lnUn, said today.
ST. JOHNS. N. F.. Dec. 23. Two
firemfn were killed and four injured
in a fire which daetroyed. thi- Star
Theatre tr!ay. One of tt wall col
lapsed, buryiBjr the Sd' men. Th lo
va placed at ?M),000. ,
rences, the newspaper declares.
(A dispatch' from Rome credited
to the Stefani 'agency said
Wednesday night that the de
stroyer ZealTiro had shelled
dWhnunzio's forces at Veglia.)
Signor Honomi, minister of war.
explained before the foreign com
mittee of the chamber of deputies
today that the lauding of some of
the Russian General Wrangel's
troops in Da'lmatia was causing no
apprehension to the Italian gov
ernment. There was no idea that
they would take any military -action,
Premier Giolitti. speaking in the
chamber concerning the situation
in Fiume. begged the nationalist
deputy, Federzoni. who had inter
rogated the government, to con
sider the Fiume question from all
points. The premier said the work
of the government must always be
inspire." by a desire for internal
He added that the government
would not allow anyone to suggest
to soldiers and sailors that they
desert; that it would not allow
arme' bands in the name of Fiume
to occupy territories that were not
Italian and that it would not per
mit Tactions to disturb the inter
nal life of the country.
The premier assured the cham
ber that, the government was (th
ing all that was possible to settle
the question in the best manner
and was hopeful of reaching a
peaceful solution, but he repealed
thai the government could not al
low civil war to be unchanged in
the name of patriotism.
as a beneficiary are erroneous, as far j
as he can ascertain, according to a
statement tonight by Fred Kills cf j
Ardmore, Okla., attorney for Mrs.
Jake L. Ha:non the widow.
KHis-, who said he was here ,n bus
iness in. connection with 'he Hanion
estate, declared that he anil others
Interested had made a thorough
search of Ha men's peisonal effects
and had failed to find a will.
"He told me shortly before he re
ceived the would which caused his
death that he had not made a will hut
that he expected to do . so before
long." Ellis said.
"I was closely in' touih with his af
fairs and feel certain that if h! had
made a will I would have know n it.
I have asked numerous other of hi?. J
intimate friends if they knew about;
a will and all have disclaimed any'
knowledge of it."
He added that be had at first
heard tnere was a win niaKin? miss murder of the cattle inspector occur
Smith a beneficiary through newspa-j mj aftr this incident, but said no
per dispatches. Ai cording to press j motive had presented itself, unless it
dispatcnes. .Miss faiinm wouui ieene
4,000,000 under the
terms of the pur-
emplified by Santa Claus. goes back lo
Roman days, the bulletin contlnu
adding that while "there is more sc"
timent and less or tie ecclesiastical In
the United States In observance of
Christmas tluvn in European land,
mince pie. traditionally a necessity on
every American Christinas dinner
table, has a religious origih.
"The choice tidbits therein." the
bulletin savs. "were symbolical of the
i VTT Tuts hroachTTiv ihe Wise Men to
the Christ Child, and the aroma to
that of Ihe frank incense which they
Exchange and Ability to
Get Credits Will Decide
Fnrnrui't Cnltnn Demand's i
change and ability
termine largely the amount of Amer -
ican cotton to be taken by foreign
countiies, particularly Germany, Am
erican consular agents said in reports
transmitted today to the senate by
President Wilson. They were gath
ered last summer in respor.se to a
senate resolution and estimatd for
eign needs as follows:
Germany, between KOO.nOO and 700.
000 bales for the year ending August
31. 1921, six mon'hs cred'! necessary.
Belgium, between 50,000 and lo'V
Greece, about 26,000.
Japanbetween 525.000 and Ji'io.000.
Nodway, about 25,000.
R. R. FARES REDUCED.
VANCOUVER. B. C. Dec. 23 Tbe
Canadian Pacific railway today an
nounced a reduction of 10 pur cfnt la
all railway fare's between -point lii
Canada. Fareu were increased 2rt pr
cent last September.
Up When 'Xmas
SAN FRANCISCO. Dee. 2!. In
Jii.iies of the county jail here wore
smiles :f anticipation today des
pite the prospect of spending
Christmas duy behind stone walls
and iron bars.
Frank Iveroy was
liis presence, jail
'"on the out-
Annually at the holiday season
I.eroy. nomadic, cook, rcnies to
San Francisco from the lumber
camps or mines, "goes broke" and
requests that he be jailed, lest he
do "something desperate." officers
said. His appearance today,
slightly later than usual, allayed
appiehcnsions that his custom
was to be broken. He requested
00 days. It was granted. He left
the courtroom, arm in arm with
the jail keeper, with thank. for
the judge, and "now. lieutenant.
;bout them potatoes. About forty
pounds of spud. I guess "
Prescott Saddlemaker Held
As Slayer After Body
Is Found in Snow
cn information from
Dec. 23. Act ins '
source He re-
Iliseu lo UlVlllge. rlierm u. u. hums
. . . .,, ... . , .
John Lohlein. a sad-
a charge of murder,
t Then, on the same
the sheriff drove seven miles out ofiaw the assembiv was dP(.iared to '
town on the Jerome junction voad to,-have shnffn its ;enSR of ,hp im!KM.t.
a place where an automoDiie appar-i
ently had stopped earlier in the night.;
Disturbance of Hie snow indicated I
something had been dragged awayj
from the car. About 100 feet d'stant.l
the sheriff found the bodv of Charl
cattle inspector. He had
Sheriff Davis said that in Lohlein's
room in a rooming house here
found an overcoat which had just
ho,n C!iihe! hut v. titill sliTt ;!
.ih ,um,ini in ,i wo
" ' -
there was a bullet hole in tbo l-.ody of:
Lc hlein's automobile. with indica-!'
lions that a shooting had taken place,
; tV, .,
in the car. ...... I
The sheriff said Lohlein ' went txi
pieces" when arrested and
was wanted for murder, but did not i
make a confession. Police had been
called lo tne rooming house earlier
in the evening by women who report
ed Lohlein was creating a disturb-j
ance. The officers succeeded In oui-i
eting him and did not place him un j
der arrest. Officials believed thej
could he attributed to frenzv of in
State Starts Introducing
Witnesses in Preliminary
Hearing of Heed in Phoenix
PHOENIX Dec. 27,. In the nrelim-i
inary examination today of Uert Heed,
! charged with murder in connec tion '
1-w ith the death of Rdwanl Hei wit hv 1
1 snooting December 10. George Holmes i fruit of more than thirty years of
i testified Herwitz said, after the shoot-i ceaseless contrevvrsy, will finally
j ing, "I think he got me." Herwitz j bring about unity and friendship be
, was then lying on the floor of the :t ween all ihe peoples of my king
house of W. H. Flukey, Heed's father-1 dom."
i in-law. Holmes added. This was the i The king concluded by recounting
first evidence the state had introduced i
to connect Heed with the shooting in
a direct way. Witnesses who had tes
tified at the coroner's inquest had told
I nf ii i 1 Laf i . LL..rl t
w iiz regarding Meed s treatment of his
wife, of "hearing a shot and of seeing a
gun in Heed's Hand, but none had tes
tilied tliat Heed fired.
Herwitz. shortly before he died, re
fused fo make any statement other
than to say it was a "big accident."
The court today refused to admit that
i assert ion as a djins statement when!
' imony concerning it was given by I
Orville Harry Drown, who attend ;
Herwitz. .The doctor, said that j
wnen Herwitz made the remark
Ilieved hie was going to recover.
duction of evidence was expected to be
URGES CHANGE IN TAX.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 23 A bill de
signed to repeal certain provisions of
the income tax law was introduced to
day by Senator Fletcher, Democrat of
Florida, who said speculators in
stocks, bonds and "agricultural prod
ucts on margin were now permitted lo
deduct from their .net income losses
sustained by reason of such transac
tions. His measure would forbid such
TROOPS AND MINERS CLASH. I
wit.it itisnv w vn rw . I
The Howard Collieries company mine
at Chattarox. near here, was fired
upon, tonight by unidentified persons,
according to information received by
Tie WTUiameoo Coal Operators' as
sociation irora Superintendent H. V. t
Imjbam. No cauualties were reported,
Tbe fire was returned by federal eol
diers on duly here, the advices said.
British Monarch, Deploring
Present Situation, Sees
Ray of Hope in Bill
If END WITH
PRAISE FOR LEAGUE!
George V. Declares Solution
; of Greek Question Must
! Be Reached By Allifis
LONDON. Dec. 23. The king's
i speech in the occasion of the pror: ,
j guing of parliament at midnight to-;
j night, after reference to the con.tin
i ued friendly . relations with foreign'
I powers, alluded to the Greek dit'ficul-,
i ty and declared that the government l
would, in conjunction with the allies,
I endeavor to reach a solution com pat-,'
ible with iheir joint responsibilities.!
The situation with respect to Rus-!
sia was described as still unsettled!
and obscure and the king expressed,
the hope that .trade with Russia)
would soon be resumed and lead ti'
an era cf peace, greatly needed h (
the suffering people of eastern Eu
rope. "It is of the highest importance."
the spr-ech continued, "that Poland
and her neighbors should compose
their political differences and deote
'their undivided energies to produc-
.....i ,w . iil-
r rnr,ntn-.eti.m " !
Tu .luiHiuitinn ..f ihc m-.n.iut ;
j .in() otner work of the assemblv ofi
the leirne of nnfionu vpra t m U cn mn
ance of including all natirpfs in its
membership by admitting two late
"It is my earnest hope," added the
king, "that the
pirit of taarmonv and
: good will manifested at the assembly
SiYt miPTirv nf t vn lua f the
gue as a fWee Trtaking'for concil -
' t lation
peace throughout tlie
Refers to Ireland
king, referred with
rhP king, referred with gratifica-
: , .... ,.r .1... t,..: r v
"1" " American Wholesale Coal association
s tour ami regretted that the t overnnu n t officials had person
nin fb ? '""'allv j.articipated in coal profits du.in,
new councils in India. The promise.,. - ' , , , . . , . ,.
oi,on ,... th -..o..L! - i.i'th' VUhI of shortage last fall.
was not ible to iniuunte
Tl..,.- ,.nn,;l. in Tn.lio Tl, .nmL,
i gien ii,,, , he gernment h,
I make every effort to reduce expend -
"7 "" " h" """" "" " ',
Dealing with the subject of Ireland
the king said:
"The sJtate cf affairs in Ireland
grieves me profoundly. I deplore the
campaign of violence and outrage
whereby a small section of my sub
jects seek to sever Ireland from the j."
empire anti i sympathize
loval servants of the crown who are
endeavoring to restore
" .i ..
f and danger
"It is my most earnest hope that
all sections of the people of Ireland
j will insist upon a return to constitu
1 tional niethcds which alone can put
an end to the events which threaten
ruin lo that country and make, possi-
hie i-eeiincilint inn
and . a lasting
maintain order under conditions or;Jse u u ioun inai . o.ouet en,.
i Th.'ii announcing in brief the honie'own t')l, .
rule bill, the king continued:
-i vin,',.,.i,- 1. ...... ii,.,f tiwJ o..t ti,o
the measures passed durins the
course of the parliamentary session.
He referred to unemployment as the
darkest cloud on the horizon, spring-
I ing less from internal causes than
from contraction of the export trade
i arising out of the poverty of other
! nations and their inability to obtain
credits. The government, he said,
was giving unremitting attention Ic
Peace Talk Continued
LONDON, Dec. 2X Tie interme
diaries who for several weeks have
ouietlv been .trying to bring together
the imperial government and Irish
representatives for the eventual ar
ranging of a truce in Ireland, are not
ceasing tnelr endeavors despite ine
near approach of Christinas which,''
was hoped would mark the cessation
of ihe long continued reign of terror.
Archbishop Chine of Perth. West
ern Australia, whose activities in
Ireland and London are believed to
have an important bearing on prelim
inary negotiations, has returned here
and is reported to have an appoint
ment with Premier Lloyd Georce bu'
he has refused to discuss the pros
pects of a settlement.
In other quarters, however, it is
cstiniateil, that, the negotiations now
going on behind the scenes may hi
expected to come into the open a'
anv moment with an established com
nion giound for actual pmcr parleys
RUSH WORK ON DAM. ornor Campbell today issued u ptwla-
FHOKNIX. ttre. "Jo. The Lisan uiation chIUuj- oA fti people o Ari
dam in Ajmthe county w ill be t.ivn ; iona. io remember the 11. 000,000
ploted by April L actorotJ5 to State '
Treasurer H. S. Ross.- Duv and niaht
shifts are work in and 75 rr ceut or
the rook is in place, .ihe date tresK-
Santa Ch., "ft
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 Santa
Claus on his visits lo the homes
i!, American children tomorrow
night will be compelled to rrsoit
iilmost completely to an airplane
or some similar new fancied con
veyance, for the weather bureau
tonight forecast a snowless Christ
mas for almost the entire I'nited
"Fair anil cold." was Ihe weath
er frrecaster's prediction for al
most the entire portion of the
country accustomed "in Ihe good
old days" lo a "white Christmas."
The only snow of sufficient depth
for the sleigh of the Christmas
Saint, thv bureau said, would be in
Wisconsin. northern Michigan,
northern New York and northern
New England, where snow fell
early in Hie week and has not
melted. There may be some new
snow in the northern Rocky Moun
tain region, it was said, but else
where the Tall will be confined to
The Pacific- coast was excepted
from the forecast f r fair weather
(he charts and maps r the weath
er bureau showing that rain and
generally unsettled weather might
be expected west of the Reeky
task:Senator Calder Charges War
Fuel Profiteering ,
WASHINGTON Dec. 2:5. Senate in -
vestlailon of the coal industry was
suspended today until next Wednes -
'day, but sharp criticism of the Na -
ilioual Coal association and the gov -
rnment "epartments came up on tlie)
senaie jioor wnen senator earner oi
Aew ioi K, cnairman or me invest 1 -
brought recent ms -
closures into debate.
,' The New York senator ave notice
that the committee would proceed next
to celar up charges hy George ii.
Cushing, managing director of the
' t":t government olticials had person-
n i.tioin.ita.1 in lii'o lli liii-lnir
.oiuu.i .u . uuui.s
nl ot shortage last fall
! , ",or ".V" " , ,"
Senaior Calder. sneaking on the sen
I.,1,V-1 I M 1, f Ami ifli
7 ' -. , i 7.. '
in piuuis uv ou.Miig .iiimi.uiiu loiin in i ici eniiou ny ine great powers. As
coal during the stringency and re-j chief of staff of the' cast army during
ported that D. W. Wentz. president of the war I directed the propaganda
the National Coal' association, took against the Russian army. The r n
$73,000 in commission! for purchasing ' eral stall naturally mane us- . every
ii part ot the quantity.
: .iciidiui i oiiiv-i rLiKr. LTium un iii
t .. . . 11.. ........n.. T.. n. .,'1
" ''a"1' " "'" nif roinmuw it -
. ler ine-maiier io tne uepariuieni oi
I ...... , i .u... i , -,
, , ,i . i , ,, i.
u vo:il nun" D nimseii tor J.aiiu,r in a sean-d car
a ton wiine tne government patu
' 11"0 for its fuel.
Senator Kdte, Republican of New
: Jersey, said that in fairness to the as-
.' socialion president, the senate shouhf
note tllat he advised the war depart
against making the purchases
;and did not eell the government his,
Hell the government his,
I cnatrs Pomerene and Keuyoii. Re-
' publican of Iowa, exchanged remarks
las to 'common fionesiy" involved in J
'coal dealings, while Senator Calder
; charged that the coal associal ion'had '
lnimenced tlie interstate i ommerce
'Commission, manipulated geological
I survey figures on coal production and
j collected S1.01M1 .000 from its member
i to maintain tor three years ine organi-
ihe activities of which he criti-
Galveston Docks Swept By
Flames as Oil Barge Fire
Spreads; 2 Dead, 2 Injured
j danger and a' plan was laid before the
GALVKSTON, Texas. Dec. 23. i supreme command of th" eastern army
Damage placed at $400,000 resulted! for the overthrow of Bolshevism, bu
here Hits afternoon when a file ;eveins developed so lapidly. following
spread by an explosion aboard the oil upon the assassination ot i'ount von
barge Bolikow, swept a iiorlion or thej Mirbacli. German ambassador to Rus
f out hern Pacific dix-ks. Two nicli sia, in Moscow, ami the situation on
are known to be dead and two injur-he west I roll t had become so ritVal
ed. The Bolikow was a total' loss, that, it. was impossible to force the
while the steamships Kl Occidente. issue.
Ashenburg and H.isinai were daniag- ,
ed. Part of the docks and it grair.
pIuvi t iii t-rkll vnii-ir :i 1 ji i rin inf I
captain w. Mackenzie, master of.
ine liruisn stoumsnip As nenmirg. .
brought his essel safely ihtouyh a,
blazing inferno into the channel. If,
innounced that the ;
onlv slight d..niage;:.V""'. 1 '"'''- . "
lo her s,.perstruol..;ie. 1
Governor Urges Arizonans
io Remember 3 Millions of
Starving Armenian Children
PHOKNIX. Dec. 2:?.- In connection
with tbe approach oi Christmas. Gov-
crpluined children of the old world
af whom he said 3,5oo,oti were fiinc
atarvaUon. The. p'rnrfaTIIatien urs'd
liberality lu eiviug fo the relief
Hg-encics raising Minds for the children.
Former Chief of Staff Says
Lenine Was Sent to Russ
Capital By Teutons
General Hoffman Says Prob
lem of Reds Is Now One
That Concerns World
HKRI,r.'. Dec. 2 5. l:y the As
sociated Pr. ss.)-;. neni Wilhelin
Hoffman, former chief of staff of the
iCerniau east army, who playe an iin
Iportan: part in the IJrest-I jtovsk ne
i initiations, declares in an interview
J published In ihe M.-rlin Russian Ik.ily
Rul. that Bolshevism. hi.tiig ceased to
I be regional, is a world problem now
which can be solved only by armed
I intervention by the great power a t
jing in onceri . An international array
; under the leadership of P.-r.-hint.
jjortre or Foch. should occupy Petru
Igrad. General Hoffman said, then
(inarch on Moscow, which, he assert.
IiV .bound to fall before anv wlt
i i i . ....
quippeu ami properly oilic-red furce.
Willi the occupation of Moscow.
Troi.ky and Lenine would be unhorsd
and their :!."mk commissars u eriTirowii
and lue members of the whole revini.
j General Hoffman predicted, would ask.
.-.ue conmici io jiass ir.e Mioriest way
io oblivion." He feels certain that Ihe
Russian workmen would be glad to
desert their present leaders at uie
first indication that their ovi-rti rov.
I ".Moscow must be spoken lo ;:i the
j language uf lirest-Litovsk. not a: the
t language of Liovd George in U.ru'.m "
tiie general continues. "To nmou-l
; ttolshevism is impossible,
1 Intervention Neces&ary
Any entente attempt to lncoriKjrate
. noisudviMii iu tlie huropruu concert
1 would be wrong.. Anv trade relation
lwiih Russia, would onlv furnish a cloak
I for Red propaganda, for Uolsatiik
.aims will ever b a world rexo'mion.
j "Irotzky has studied the hlsiorv of
the French revolution and knows the
use of the scour:.',, '-'la...,- his MVsteia
man can rise to jniwer from the
army; ihe appt n am., ot a ru N
lu ...... in I r V
r.... uil.r-M is 11:11 III Uie qiHM lm.
I The crash of ,he Soviet ,e,im
7 l n' a ' . .'
I 1 V. i.. 4, I. : 1 i
'' '?"i"! ,s ' '"
possible means to break through the
, iiuiiui ii win. i7ii- oi i nesi meaiis
!.... ..!.... I- ... t .1
;,i iiui gas, anouier nan ueniiic
i ue imperial regnue uispau-heii
I t r
Mi nnie io u.issia n
l.!... ... .
"in ine iss iron-
for a definite pur
pose. With our consent Lenine uud
his friends disorganized the Russian
army. Von Kuehlman. inrmit Herman
secretary for foreign affairs; Count
j v . in.., . , , "iiminni ..III Mtlt Ull
i minister, and I then i lo.s.i the Rresi-
Litovsk treaty so that we could throw
our arm against the west front. We
our arm against the west
.'were convinced that ll.
could not hold power mor.
In spite of the vaitiable service
Trot.ky and Lenine rendered. r
i neuner Kiieu
kneu nor foresaw the danger
i lo humanity from the conseiiiuiu es of
I this journey of Itolshei ists to Russia,
j At that time we weighed the matter
w it n as mite consideration as the en-
tellie does now.
'""vTould the allies and espec.'Hlly
Lloyd George carrv on negotiation
and make concessions if they lul!y
j reckoned the M ighttut dangrr wro-n
General von Holt man sas that the
ayny cotimiander later realized tlie
; Volcano Asama in Eruption;
One Village Entirely Lost;
i r I ;f R 1"
-oss OT Uie Deiiei
t.,,-,,- ..... ., "TT, ., .
, ' ; ---" a..u, o.
' , " ,u , ,M , ,,n 1,1 "'. 1 "
country for maify miles around was
; strewn will, ashes. letter a Ihick col
I limn of Maine and smoke shot skywa- '
land the cniire craier was a Ida .ing
I The towns around the volcan- ."-feri-d
from heavy earthquake !'..cla
The forests and sereral v .lcs
were set on fire. It wae inposibl
to ;ain acce'rs to the lire .one owing
to tlie lavg streaoi. An urea covtriijs
two niiles at the font of the mountain
is reported to resemble a ea of fire.
villape haa been entirely hnrnl
It is leared that the loss of Uf
Saw been la rue.
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