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VOL. 15, NO. 111.
Washington Officials Believe
City Is Practically Cut Off
From The Outside World
By Revolutionists Cutting
131 Paso, May 8.—SaltUlo,
capital of Coahuila, President'
Oarranza's home state Zacatecoa,
capital or the state of ZaeatecaS,
and Aguas Oallcntes, capital of
the state of the same name, be
came revolutionary territory
when Generals J. Augustin Castro
and Ccsarero -Castro, Carranza
commandcrs of the garrisons at
the three capitals, revolted with
their troops. Torrcon, Coahuila,
one of the most important strate
gic points In northern Mexico,
also revolted, it was said.
All rail and wire communica
tion between the United States
boundary and Mexico City had
been cut, it was said.
The report of the fall of Mexico
City to the rebels was received
from Chihuahua by revolutionists
The convention which named
President Carranza provisional
president of Mexico, met at Aguns
The rapidity with which the
"bloodless revolution" is sweep-,
ing Mexico is not altogether to
the liking of the revolutionary
leaders, according. to General F.
M. Serrano, chief of staff to Gen
eral P. Ellas Calles..
EI Paso, Tex., May 8,—Revolution
ary forces under General Benjamin
Hill have taken Mexico City, accord
ing to an unconfirmed report re
ceived here today from Chihuahua
City and made public by revolution
ary leaders here.
.-.'-•Three Capitals Fall.
El Paso, Tex., May 8.—Three state
capitals in Mexico fell into the hands
of revolutionists today through the
revolt of Carranza garrisons coinci
dental^ with the unconfirmed report
given out by revolutionists here that
Mexico City, capital of the .republic,
had been taken by General Benjamin
"It has been confirmed
Carranza left the capital,'
Washington, May 8.—Mexico City
is believed here to have been virtually
cut off from communication with the
outside world through the destruc
tion of the wire-lines by the revolu
tionists. The state department has
received no word from the American
embassy at the Mexican capital since
There is a powerful "Sviretess sta
tion af the~"c£]pital, but therft' wras
some doubt whether this was in oper
ation. In some Mexican circles it was
suggested that Carranza probably had
Closed this station so as to screen his
No confirmation of reports that the'
president had left Mexico City has
been received here.
El Paso, Texa«, May 8.—From vari
ous parts of Mexico, especially im
mediately^ south of the Texas border.'
east of Ojinaga to the Gulf of
Mexico, reports of revolutionary gains
have come pouring into El Paso dur
ing the l^st twenty-four hours.
Matamoras, Brownsville,' Texas, and
Piedras Negras. across the tUo
Grande from Eagle Pass, Texas,
were tottering, according to claims
made by agents of the liberal consti
tutionalist party here. Camargo,
Tamaulipas, already has fallen into
the hands of President Oarranza's
enemies, and Nuevo Laredo, Tamauli
pas. was seriously menaced, it was
Victories have also been won in the
Bouth, revolutionist leaders here said.
The situation In Mexico is not clear.
Despite persistent reports that Presi
dent Carranza has fled to Vera 'Cruz,
General Jose Gonzales Escobar,
Juarez commander,, who "recently
joined the revolution, lias declared
that' the chief executive, though pre
paring for flight, has not actually left
Five thousand troops from Sonora
were expected, to arrive at Casas
Grandes, Chihuahua', today. These
forces will be used In the march to
Mexico City ,it was said.
jf M.' si
UNCONFIRMED REPORTS RECEIVED
IN EL PASO BY REVOUmONETS
FOR HOMES LET
NORTH OF OHIO
New York,. May 8.-—A decided
spurt in the awarding of contracts
,'fbr homes in the territory north of
the Ohio and east of the Missouri
rivers during April was. announced,
here today by the F. W. Dodge com
pany, construction .V-atistiqians. Resi
dential buildings aggregated 31 per
cent of the total, whereas during the
first three months of the year It rep-'
resented only nineteen per cent. The
total of all kinds of building con
struction in this territory for the first
four months of 1920 is $2,144,627.
Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin and
Michigan show an increase of 18 per
cent despite the fact that buildings
costs have risen more than '15 per
cent in ttye central west in the past'
yeftr. Double .the 'amount of build
in? contracts were let in Minnesota
and1 North %nd South Dakota "last
month than in the same period last
Rome Suffers Another
Strike Of Postal And
v* Telegraph Einpl9yes
^tome. May 7.—Employes of the
postal and telegraphic service are
again on strike, many remaining in
the offices but refusing to work. Gov
ernment officiate express their confi
dence In being ablfc Itb break' the
London—Frank Moran knocked
out Patile Journee, French heavy
weight, in the second round.
Washington—Japan has accepted
all the terms of the Chinese consorti
um wltji the United States, Great
Britain and France, ending two
years' financial negotiations.
Mineola, N. Y.—Clarence Coombs
established a new altitude record of
16,200 feet with three passengers, in
an Orenco plane.
Paris—French merchants declared
Great Britain has stolen a march on,
the United States and France in se
curing German contracts to furnish
raw materials and receive manufac
tured-articles in exchange.
Paris—An additional five days was
granted tjie Hungarian delegation to
peruse the peUce treaty, which, will
be accepted or rejected by the cab
Budapest—Thousands of women
and children besought the American
high commissioner to continue the
relief work of the Red Cross and
child welfare league, declaring great
misery still exists.
Louisville, Ky.—Joe Steelier,
world's champion, threw Yussif Hus
sane in two straight falls. Ed
"Strangler" Lewis defeated Ramon
C^zeau, French wrestler, in two
FOR NEW TRIAL
Appeal by Best to Heaven to
Witness His Innocence
Stirs Many People.
_. .. convicted last night of the murder of
The message from Chihuahua saidi
Pontiac, Mich., May 8.—Anson Best,
Schneider, a telephone operator,
and sentenced tQ
YACHT TO WITNESS
AMERICAN CUP RACE
New York, May 8.—Sir 'Thomas
Llptop has chartered the steam
yacht Victoria as a successor for fa
mous Yaoht Erin to enable him to
witness the America's cup races off
Sandy llook next July, it was learned
today. The Victoria, owned by
Arthur Meeker of Chicago was built
in Scotland 12 years ago. iSlie is 193
feet long 'an0 capable of 14 knots.
Legal End Of Field
Will Case Will Cost
An Enormons Amount
Chicago, May 8.—-What Chicago at
torneys say. will be the most expensive
array of legal talent ever called in a
case here, will .appear, next Tuesday
before Judge Foell of, superior court
to argue for an interpretation of the
twentieth article in the Marshall
The article .provides that two-fifths
of the residuary estate should go to
Marshall Field, III, two-fifths to
Henry Field and one-fifth to Gwen
dolyn field, provided they all reached
the age of fifty. Upon thp death of
any with issue, the share was to be
held in trust for tho children until
they reached twenty-one. '..'
Fees amounting to approximately
$133,000' have already been paid out
of the estate on account of the suit.
WISCONSIN SPECIAL SESSION.
Madisoni Wis., May 7.—It was
stated at the governor's office today
that a call for a special sesslon of the
legislature might be issued for May
25, if that date appeared convenient.
The Special session will be for the
purpose of enacting among other
things a measure to deal with rent
profiteers, and salariep of teachers
New York, yayl 7.—The fifth an
niversary of the sinking of. the
steantship Lusitania. by a German
Hubmarihe was observed here today.
Special memorial services for those
whose lives were lost in the disaster'
STRIKE SOARE OFF.
Cleveland/ Ohio,1 May 7. "The
threatened street car strike was settled
today when 21000 employes of the
Cleveland railway company voted. 8
to 1, to accept the company's offer of
an increase of fifteen .cents an-hour
and a minimum six hour day, which
they rejected on Mbnday night when
they voted 4 to l,.to strike to enforce
their demands (or. ninety. cents an
hour, and eight hour day and time and
a half for overtime.
39,000 MAKE PBOTBST.
Copenhagen, May' 8.—'Thirty-six
thousand people ef, the second plebi
scite zone of Schleswig have signed a
declaration Against the proposal to
internationalise Flenzburg, according
to Berlin advices* This declaration
will be Beht German representatives
attached to the intenutftonal eommis
•ion tor Schleawlg Wii-
NORTH DAKOTA'S-. .':
,ife imprisonment at
Marquette, will not be taken ito the
northern Michigan prison immediate
ly. A movement to finance an appeal
by popular subscription began imme
diately after the verdict, was contin
In his statement before sentence
was pronounced, Best called upon
heaven to witness his innocence, and
a purse was immediately started. It
was said to contain $1,000 this morn
The prisoner in His direct testimony
and on crbss.rfacaminatioq maintained
"he had lieVer known Mias Schnefd^
and that the confession obtained by
the .prosecution was obtained under!
Widespread Sedition In
Egypt Discovered In
Searcly Of Residences
Cairo, Egypt, May: 7.—Searches of
houses here have resulted' in the dis
covery of "black hand" documents in
dicating a widespread seditious con
spiracy in the provinces. -According
to the authorities, a number of stu
dents have been arrested inr conhec
tion with the alleged' plot. I
It is not believed the conspirators
in the provinces enjoy the confidence
of' the nationalist committee with
headquarters in this city.
Demand That He Come Out
In the Open and Give
Entente officials in upper Silesia
were reluctant to discuss the future
of that great mining district, but
some believe that if the Poleis tfin. the
removal of 600 of the most ~a«tlve
German agitators from the tifctriclt
would ensure peace.
The inte'r-AIIied commission is 'the
subject of sharp criticism by Polish
sympathizers who complain that it
failed last Sunday to protect Polish
demonstrators from German atlacks.
RAILWAY MEN' OF
Paris. May 8.—Many striking rail
way men are resuming work, it was
said today in official circles, and the
service has improved. The laborltes.
however, asserted" that four-fifths of
the men are out.
The general federation of labor an
nounced that it would inaugurate
propaganda to strengthen the strike
movement at certain weak points.
The police have made three raids and
arrested^ five persons for circulation
of a revolutionary pamphlet.
What was supposed to. be a bomb
was found on the subway tracks to
OVERAIAS APPEAR IN
HOUSE OF COMMONS
London^ May -7.—Major General
John Robert Pettyman Newman,
member of parliament for the' Finch
ley division of Middlesex,- \who an
nounced .early in the week *that he
Would wear overalls In the house of
commons, carried out his threat to
day. He. was the object of much in
terest-and for a few momenta in the
lobby he was surrounded by pho
Major Newman is chairman of the
Middle Classes Union, which is spon
soring the overalls movetnent in Eng
Washington, May 8.—Newark, N.
Lynn, Mass., 99.146 *n
Newark, Ohio, 26,718.
Clinton. Iowa. 24,151..'
Muscatine, Iowa, 16,108.'
Newark, N« J., 68,140, ^ar 19.6 per
Lynn, 9,821, or 11 per cent.
Newark, Ohio. 1,814. or 5.2 per cent:
Clinton, 1,426, -or 6.6 per cent.
Muscatine, Iowa, lip, or 0.7 per
eent. .'" '".
Chicago. May 8.—A demand that! H.°° °f ihe continent depends upon
John Grunau, head of the Chicago ..V°£i»e^™y'»,.
Yardmen's association, inform strik- the door
-wumcMn awuuiauuu, iiuuiiii Ejiiin- to anyono
ing switchmen how they can get
"ConVe out from under cover now
and say something definite one way
or the .other."
The People's Gas, Liight and. Coke
company face a shutdown 'soon un
less coal held Up by the switchmen's
strike arrived, G. F. Mitchell, assis
tant to the president, informed the
public utilities commission yester
KING AND QUEEN
GO TO LONDON
IN AN AIRPLANE
their seniority rights bankmnt h»
made public today in
to Grunau by R. S. M„.v..,,
ity chairman of the association. v
"Great numbers of the members of „gifliilon-
London, May 8.—King' Albert and
Queen1 Elizabeth of Belgium came to
England by a.irplane today, flying
from Brussels in three hours' 57 min
The£ .made the trip to attend .'the
wedding next Tuesday of Lady Cyn
thia Curzon, daughter of Earl Curzdn,
the foreign secretary, and Lieutenant
Oswald Ernald Mosley. a member of
the house of commons.
Trouble Over Election
lit Silesia Will Conie
Regardless Of Results
Berlin, May 4rr^hU«ver the out'
-£pme_.Qf. t)\e elections, in .usper SUesta
there will be "trouble, in tne vmr of
numerous upper Sileslarts, fGfermaiis
and Poles. with wlrtim an Ainbclated
Press correspondent talked- in the
plebiscite zone. This also is the view
of many neutrals who have studied
the situation, which is regarded as one
of the most complex in central Eu
034,. or 12.1 per cent.
Benton Harbor. Itych.. 1*,237 in
crease. 3,043, or 38.-1 per cent.
Ottawa, Ills., .10,816 increase, 1,
Berlin. N. H„ 16,104 Increase, 4,
824, or 86.7 per cent
Bertfa 16,104 i«ct»a*e, 74,-:
324, .or 86.7 Mir •.',
•_EL.i^aL -t -:»v:
They May Be Assured.
Hearing, According to
Reports. of ."*• "Postponment
Berlin, May 8.—Germany's delegates!
to the Spa conference will refuse to
attend that meeting if not assured
they will be given a hearing,'said Dr,
Wirth. minister of finance, speaking
at Dresden, yesterday, according' to
Nord Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung.
They will be prepared to lay the true
state of affairs before.Allied, represen-
_____ vi tatives, he declared, will be able to
demonstrate that the economic, posi-
bankrupt," he asserted. "The fate of
a letter sent jjj® ,mark
the C. Y. A. are asking: 'When do! '^?yerV
New York May 8.—Thousands of
Germans without relatives or friends,
Jl&ited States are peeking to
'buy »''Hoover'K prise package's." Sineo
aperitog the Berlin branch of-' the
American relief administration of
ficial^ have been swamped with appli
cations for purchases- even at the
prevailing rate of exchange. Appli
cants are told the parcels are not
purchasable except through thje me
diation of an American citizen who
would supply the required' food draft.
DEATH CLOSES THE
OF BARON WALLBURG
Budapest, May fc.—Death has closed
the romantic career of Baron. Ernest'
Wallburg, born to a peasant girl, and
acknowledged as son by tile late
Archduke Ernest. Through the action
of the late Emperor Francis Joseph,
he was given the title of baron". and
received a princely allowance and &.
liberal education, but his allowance
after he htTd attempted to obS
restitution of his rights through
WIRELESS MAY BE
USED BY THE PRESS
Madrid, I^ay 7.—Press dispatches
may be sent between Germany, and
Spain by wireless, according to an an
nouncement made today. Most Ger
man correspondents, however, re
cently have left this country and con
sequently- the services will be used
principally for German propaganda
here,, it is asserted.
Clyne Invites Sugar
Wholesalers To Meet
Him In Chief go Today
Chicago, May 8.—Charles F. Clyne,
United States district attorney, invited
representatives of 35 wholesale sugar
dealers to meet him today in an ef
fort to reach an agreement on a fair
price for sugar.
•New York, May 8.—The actual
condition of clearing house banks
and trust companies tor. the week
shows that they hold $5,397,640 rer
serve in excess of legal requirements.
This is a decrease of 325.441,620
from last weeki
Minnesota: Flslr tonight and
Snnday waituer in nortbeast
portion tonigfit and to east and
appth portions Snnday,
-v.-Mmlii Dahotat\ Wr toolght
aM^-.^Saaday. MMr to Wst
porttMji tonlctit eerier in north*
REV. F. HALSEY AMBROSE WILL PREACH
-V .- ... _1 I
*l8° the fale of
™e French franc. We ^re going to
Spa tp give, a straightforward? honest
noting to. hide,
you expect to land the 95 cents the .deliberation* of others, we will not
$1 per hour*?" the letter reads in|B°'
part "it is logical to conclude the la
bor board will not give our members 'Newspapers Stirred:
recognition or consideration until we I Paris, May 8.—Reports-of a possi
return to work. What have you to bl« postponement of the Spa "confer-
only, to listen to
ence between Allied and German del
egates, from May 25 to June 10, have
caused* a universal protest from edit
ors of newspapers here. They fear
the meeting may be deferred indefi
nitely. Premier Millerand's visit to
London next week for the purpose of
conferring with Premier Lloyd-George
as to indemnity payments, will be im
portant, it is indicated, as the British
premier is believed to favor the pay
merit of a lump sum by Germany in
place of the present plan by which the
Allies would be paid an indetermin
The Germans have not made for
mal request for the postponement of
the conference, but Dr. Mayer, the
German charge, told Premier Mlller
and Thursday such a request might
It Is pointed put in official circles
that if the Spa meeting should be
held up pending the German elections
JL..delay of several months might n
sue! The belief being advanced was
that it a postponement were allowed
the Germans would not only want to
wait until after the reichstag elections
on June 10, but until after the pres
idential election weeks or months la
''One theory advanced here is that
Berlin was disappointed at'the result
of the San Renio conference,.and that
'it prefers to go into the election.cam
paign Without having previously, risk
ed the result of the Spa "conference,
wWfih might rob the German people
of rail "illusions as ta the revision-of
th6- treaty of Versailles and caqse dis
satisfaction with the government.
Thousands Of Germans
Seek To Buy Hoover's
Prize Packages In N. Y.
FORKS, N. P., SATURDAY, MAY 8,. 1920. PRICE FIVE CENTS.
IN N. Y. IS SEEN
New York, May 8.—Possibility of
another strike of Brooklyn Rapid
Transit company employes, tying up
at least in part the Brooklyn subways
a.nd elevated and surface lines, loom
ed today with publication of a letter
from- Lindley M. Garrison, receiver
to Mayor Hylan, rejecting the latest
demands of the Amalgamated Asso-
elation of Street and Electric rail
TO KEEP FAMILY,
Establishment of Minimum
Wncr^ TVman/lAH 4-Vi*
Mr. Lauck in his statement declar
ed that "the fundamental cause of all
economic instability, all industrial un
rest, all interruptions of production
and distribution has been high prices
and profiteering by organized capital
and middlemen and retailers.
In concluding, the brotherhood
spokesman requested that the board
curtail the examination of wage data
and proceed immediately to the de
termination of the question of what
constitutes a living wase.
M. E. CONFERENCE"
OPINIONS ABOUt THE
LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Des Moines, la.. May
ences of opinion regarding the League
of Nations developed at the general
oonference of the Methodist Rpiscopal
church today, when the committee
an state,of church, under suspension
Of the rules, -filed a majority and mi
nority report on the question qf send'
ipg._to president Wilson and jfcadors
fn congress' the paragraph fW»fw: tht
address of the bishops on the League
A' resolution was adopted com
mending Governor Coolidge of Mas
sachusetts for his action in vetoing
the bill pasfd by the legislature if
that state, the effect of which would
be to legalize the manufacture and
I sale Of 2.75 per cent beer. Another
resolution was offereB criticising
Governor Phillips of Wisconsin for
his statements that conditions among
the laboring, classes are worse and
crimes are increasing owing to the
prohibition amendment, and brand
ing his statements as false. This res
olution went to the committee on
temperance, prohibition and public
Mandan Makes Gain
Of 12 Per Cent In
Number Of Residents
Washington. Mi^- S.—In the list of
census figures released -by United
shown ,o havP a
536, which is an increase of 463
Coblenz, May 8. —American dough
boys will be given an opportunity to
visit points of interest In the forfrier
arranged for ten different
two weeks' duration for
OF STATE OFFICE
Washington. May 8.—It is under
Stood that the post of assistant sec
retary of state has been offered to
Hugh S. Gibson, at present Amerl
can minister, to the new- republic of
OARSMEN ARE IN
FOR REGATTA TODAY
Taris, May 8.—A general strike or
der effective Monday morning on all
Paris subways and. metropolitan lines
was sent out today.
Washington, May 8.—Winter
wheat production this year was fore
cast at 484,647,000 bushels, or 33.8
per cent less than last yea'r's crop by
the department of agriculture today.
Washington, May 8.—The urgent.
,i deficiency bill, carrying $300,000,000
jfor railroad operation deficiencies
of th,B sum wlu be madc
the roads for
Railway Employes. roiling stock.
Washington, May 8.—A minimum
of $2,500 a year is necessary for the
support of an American family of
five, W. Jett Lauck, consulting econ
omist for the railroad brotherhood,
asserted today, before the railway
labor board. Mr. LaOck, who yester
day charged corporate profiteers with
being chiefly responsible for present
living costs, presented today a de
mand on behalf of the 2,000,000 rail
way employes for the establishment
of a- minimum wase throughout the
industr)'. He presented to the board
a compilation of budgets on the cost
of living based on studies made un
til his supervision and by federal and
state agencies. His estimate, Mr.
Lauck said, was supported by govern
ment agencies and quoted the esti
mate made by Professor Royal St
Meeker, commissioner of labor stat
istics, in August, 1919. The estimate
.was $2,262. The estimate for May,
he insisted, should be $2,533.
Hoover Suggests This Plan
As a Way to Relieve
the paratrraphs endorsing th* League seated •without, a credentials commit
of Nations, and urging the president The motion carried.
and congress to come to some agree- .,
ment, to be sent as contained in the l*-«lmer Adams of Ottertail moved
address. The minority report favored Henry Rines_.bc endorsed for
asking the president to re-submit the treasurer Clifford L^ Hilton for
matter to congress, with such modifi
cations as will insure adoption in the
senate.' Action by the conference was
deferred until tomorrow. -.
people or 12 per cent in the last ten ^ed^^n^terth AnSSS^'" o"f
BE GIVEN CHANCE
TO TOUR WAR ZONE
ii' '-M I. I i. r'"'
E E N I
the* purchase of new
SUGAR TO THE
Washington, May 8.—Rationing of
sugar of manufacturers of non-essen
tials and an agreement between the
United States and foreign countries nese, the reports indicate, are beini
not to bid against each other for this
commodity, were suggested today by
Herbert Hoover as a means of reliev
ing the sugar situation.
NOTES FROM THE
IN ST. PAUL TODAY
St. Paul. Minn., May 8.—With a
promise of many bitter contests,- the
sta,te-wide Republican, "elimination"
convention opened at 12:40 p. m., to
daj\_ its* l',101 delegates, standing
while an artillery band played The
by Gust Lindquist, chairman
Star Spangled Banner. campaign for possession of the city
The convention was called to order has been at least temporarily BUC-
Republican state central committer
Differ- |The roll call showed a full attendance
County attorney E. II. Nicholas of
Jackson county nominated A. i.
Rockne of Zumbrota for. temporary
Mr. Rockne was elected un
animously. G. B. Bjornson of Minne
6ta was elected temporary sefcreCSTTT
nauuus Dr.» John Campbell of Dakota
The majority reports recommended !0»ht/.
the delegates be
attorney general O. P. B. Jacobsorr-j the collapse of the Denikine army in
for railroad and warehouse commis
sioner D. Dibbell for associate justice
of the supreme court. The" motion
O. E. Londe moved that'the'con
vention proceed to the- nomination of
candidates for governor. Sam B.
Wilson of Blue Earth nominated J.
A. O. Preus. Rev. William Emery of
Renville nominated M. J.- Dowlin'g.
Frank E. Putnam of Faribault-
Kunze of Minneapolis nominated
county presented the name of Fred Ukrainians today crossed the Ras
E. Hadley of Winnebago. W. F.
Oscar Hallam of
Ramsey county. James A. Larson,
campaign manager for Julius
Schmahl seconded Oie nomination of
Julius Haycraft seconded the nom
ination of Hadley. F. R. Duxbury of
Badger nominated Marion Lil'.oy
Burton, retiring president of the
I University of Minnesota, for. xover
Carmen Of Chicago
Demand Big Increase
..... ... ...v .V..UC. Chicago, May 8.—Demands of
battle zone of France through the ef- elevated roads' employes for a maxi- packed with a board
forts' of army authorities whio hare I roum wage of $1.05 an hour were in
also expires on June 1.
Poland. Gibson, technically on leave! Rome, May 7.—Captain Qabriele
from his post. Is carrying on the af- d'Annunzio was a pasenger In an air
fairs of the assistant secretary's of- P'an® which flew from Fiume to An
Annapolis, Md., May 8.—Colutnbia
university and naval academy' oars
men were in prime condition for
E I I O N
BY WHAT IS BELIEVED TO BE
TRUE REPORT OF SmiAnON
IN LONG BATTLE
Russian Marines and Chinese
Troops Were Brought
Up by Bolshevists.
London, May 8.—Polish and
Ukrainian troops captured Kiev on
Thursday night, according to an of
ficial statement Issued at Moscow
yesterday and received here by wire
less. The text of the statement says:
"In the Kiev region during the
night -of May 6-7. our troops engaged
superior enemy forces northwest and
southwest of Kiev. Toward evening,
the enemy broke into, the outskirts
of the town, but were h£ld up by our
counter attacks. Later our troops, -in
accordance with orders, started to
withdraw in order to the left of the
Mink of Dnieper river.
"In the direction of Pylaloo ouj
troops repulse-d an enemy advance
28 miles south of Krasny. In the
direction or Igumen (east of Minsk)
the- enemy attempted to cross- the
Beresina river near Bereslna village,
but was driven back across the river."
Warsaw. May 6.—(By this Associat
ed Press)—(Delayed)—Russian ma
rines and Chinese troops have beeh'
brought up by the Bolsheviki for tSe
defense of Kiev, according to the lat
est reports received here from the
front. The marines are defending
the ground north of Kiev. The Chi'
used in the front line places. Tlie
reinforcements sent in by the Bol
sheviki, it is stated, also include Bol
sheviki Lettish troops, some of whom
were captured by the Poles.
The ground held by the Poles at
various places in front of Kiev was
taken by bayonet charges, the Bol
sheviki defending the villages and
the entrenchments on the hills until
they were killed or taken prisoner..,',
Ke Room for Doubt. :g
Reports that Kiev had fallen wei«e
current in Warsaw on Monday of this
week, but subsequent developments
showed these reports to have been er
roneous. Today's advices from the
Soviet aide, however, seem to leave
no room for doubt that the Polish
The latest advices from Warsaw
on the Kiev campaign are two days
old, the dispatch received this morn
ing having been filed in the Polish
capital at 5:30 p. m. on Thursday.
The reports available in Warsaw at
that time indicated that the' fight
for the approaches to the ..city w*s
still in progress during the day
XPef. li-r^city of 250,0X)0 or more
Population- before the war, is the capi
tal of the Ukraine. The town has
changed hands several times duririg
the fighting between contending
groups in the Ukrainian territory and
the conflict between the Denikine
forces and the Bolsheviki. The latter
have been in possession of it since
last December, taking the city during
Southern Russia. Kiev, in addition to
its importance to the Ukraine as its
chief city, has also been looked up
on -from the Entente aide as a val
uable outpost at a strategic point
against the advance of Bolshevism
in Central Europe, along the extend
ed line stretching from the Baltic
to the Black sea.
Warsaw. May 7.— (By the Associ
ated Press.)—Pushing northeasterly
toward the Dnieper, the Poles and
Frank Nelson, president of Minnesota J" ±°T
college. Minneapolis. Charles M. Orr,
of St. Paul nominated former Sena
tor Joseph M. Hackney of St. Paul.
the hand8of the employers today. when the latter attempted to
The present contract, which ex- a meal to Osbourne.
pires June 1, provides 67 cents an I-aramatz entered the cell"with the
hour maximum for motormen and 63 tray of food, when Osbourne pulled a
cents for guards* jboar^ loose from his bunk and
oona and scattered manifestoes over
the latter city today, according to ad
vices received here. The machine re
turned to Fiume without landing.
BURN JAP GOODS.
San Francisco, Cal., May 8.—Pre
ceded by a parade in Chinatown In
which hundreds of Chinese partici
pated, a huge bonfire was made last
night of thousands of dollars worth
"ot Imported Jfpaneae jfcoOds. The
their regatta on thelfeveren river late oarte'd the Japanese goods,
todaj-. The middles -ruled strong fa-: lncludUng silks and other fineries,
_i% f)rain. their stores to the street, and" XUleriMillt"C cofapaay In
All, races will be for the Hanley with-a ceremony. the torch was a»-1town. died an tear after h« was rwi
distance of a mile, and five-slxteemths. plied.
and captured Blalateerkiev, 40
south of Kiev and Rokitna. The
tinuing eastward and then north
easterly as part of the encircling
movement about Kiev. Bialatserkiev
was the Polish gateway during the
.. Tartar invasions. There «^ands the
Polish defending castle built in 191o,
the Bolsheviki used against
thc Po|C8. The castie was
day jn band to
M. J. Dowling. This was taken to toward Kiev.
mean that the Schmahl strength will
go to Dowling.
hand fighting, the Bol-
The newspapers of Warsaw' say it
has been ascertained that half of the,
360 Ukrainian officers who surrender
ed to the Poles were Germans.
These were part of the 12,000 pre
viously fighting with General Deni
kine, who surrendered soon after the
British offensive began.
ATTACKS MAN WHO
SERVED HIM FOOD
Fargo, N. D., May —John Os
bourne, prisoner in a Fargo jail, at
Surface car motormen and conduc- struck Laramats oyer fte head,
tors presented a demand for $1 an Osbourne was arrested at a rail
hour a few days ago. Their contract ir°a^ station in Fargo when officials
DROPPED ON ANCONA
restaurant employe, yester-
became convinced from his actions
that he was mentally unbalanced.
FIGHT SUGAR FRIGES.
East Palestine, Ohio. May g.—Five
hundred employes of a tire and rub
ber company here have signed an
agreement not to use sugar in their-
coffee or tea until the 'prevaijlng highr'
prices of the sweetening commodity
declines. The agreement is said to:
be the first in an attack against
high cost of living. .',' v-1
GIVES MOKEI TO CHARITX..
Berne, May 8.—Otto Schoertmaft, I
formerly, of San Fraheisco, Cal., whor
died at. Zurich recently, bequMthe4.
.814,000 to charitable institutions in:«
'this city..' -j
Jamestown, N. D:, May —Joha
Lorr. head snglneer of the Rnssrtl