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T Ftfeth Year-No. OGDEN CITUTAHATURDAY ENII OCTOBER 2, 192a LAST'EDITION 4 P. M? H I
II STRIKE MOVEMENT SPREADS IN RUSSIA I
i EX-SENATOR MURRAY CRANE IS DEAD
I RECORD THRONG ENJOYS OGDEN'S FESTIVAL
I LORD MAYOR OF
1 FINAL APPEAL
MacSwmey Turns Down Doc
tor's Offer of Food.
Wm Irish Sav
Ml NOTED SPECIALIST
VISITS HUNGER STRIKER
Declares Faster Is Receiving
No Nourishment: Surprised
1 LONDON, Oct. 2. Wftat Is de-1
I I scribed as a "final appeal- to Terence,
I MacSwiney to accept food was made
1 by a doctor in Brixton prison this
I morning according to the noon bulle
tin of the Irish Self Determination
league on the condition of the hunger
BiiB I sinking lord mayor of -oi'.v
LiH The mayor, however, although hr
acSwlneys condition W virtually
I This was the 6l8t day of Mao.
' MarSwinev's hunger olilkc
f i ..... ... M:.. Pwii.- ' 1 " ':
.k-l The A iated Press toda that Sir
HH V Norman Moore, noicu su . ...
V visited her brother recently in BTjX-
I ton prison told her after an exam-
'nation he had ,nto the mayor s cond.-
1 tlon tnat hf. was certain Mao.Swlne,
I Wa reeeivinc ho nourishment.
1 MI PIOS M M'i
nflB 'Wf wanted some one who was en-
iH tirely free from the Home Office or
IH other governmental connections to
make a thoroug. Impartial exanuna-
, don." said Miss MacSwiney. Fir Nor-
man ns r r-ommendi d aa 01 tM !
I best authorities available. Hi made
A -ui nnalvsis of all medicine adminls-
I tered to my brother from time t"
C ( time to allav severe headaches anil
I other local "pains, ho Inspected oils
I and other preparations used in mvf
saging his limbs to prevent bed sores
M ..11.. r skin tro lbl - . ri I d
I minut.- examination Of his heart and
UmiiS" RECEIVES NO FOOD
'The physician questioned the prls
j I oner his nurses and attendants, and
at the conclusion of his examination
I oaifi it was certain my brother was
I E receiving no nourishment In any form.
BBB ; j cannot understand how he lives
On -despite his long abstinence from bis
9HH I . fr.ijd. he does nut appear to be a lylng
! TVr i ; facl I do no1 consider him
IB 1 I Bin immediate danger of death." Sir
HI h ' Norman told us. He expressed the ...-
ShM I Uef that either of three things would
HaPM jf hp most likely to eventually brine
EJu 1 death a clot of blod on the brain or
RjTjj heart, due to sluggish. circulation.
rBtjJl rupture of the lung, due to it weafc-
hk1 cned state since his severe attack of
1 pleurisy several years ago. or heart
Swjf failure during sleep when his vitality
is at Its lowest. That's what Sir
jfljsQ I Norcnan said, but some how I do no:
ISH believe there will be any cause. We
iH have ( Very faith that my brother Is
IBB destined to li e
HM Sir Norman Moore refused to be
drawn into a discussion on any phase
Bl of the case, saying professional ethics
HHI forbade him to do so
III. S. RELIEF IN AUSTRIA
SAVED 50,000 CHILDREN
LONDON oct. 1. American relief
I In Austria has actually saved the lives
of between fifty and one hundred
I thousand children, besides preserving
the health of ail the nation's youths,
it according to Qilchrisl B Stockston,
I until recently head of the American
I relief association minion In Austria,
By - m who is sailing tomorrow on the steam-
f t5hlp Aflu,lanlfl
BUILDERS WORK HOLIDAY
TO PLEASE CHILDREN
SPRINGFIELD, 111.. Oct. L'. The
H I 50 workmen engaged In building the
new First National Bank building here
jH have agreed to spend their Saturday
QftjlH half holiday in building u merrygO
JBbB round, creeling swings and see-saws'
RjH for the children and generally renu-
uBH vating the playgrounds of the Home
LH of th. Pl'londless. a charitable IhStl-
SILVER MONEY MINTED
FOR CUBA AND PERU
I WASHINGTON. Oct 2. Uplted I
Hl States mints during September coined I
'80,000 pieces ol sllvei money foi 1
BV Cuba and 64h.mmi pieces of Mlver fun
. ' rem, director of the Mint Baker an-
H . nounced today. No gold coins other
. f metals amounted t., 61,815,000 pieces
aggregating f2. ST", ,.'.
j AND HIS SON
, CAUSE INTEREST
: ' "Her Daughter and His Son"
is the title of the fascinating
new serial to be started in Tht
Standard-Examiner on Monday
and to continue daily for many
"Love and Married Life" is
concluded in today s issue and
many readers will regret that
this interesting story is com
pleted. But the new story is by the
some author. Idah McGlone
Gibson, and Mrs. Gibson says
"ffcer Daughter and and His
Son" is the best story she has
Mrs Gibson says she is go
ing to thow in her story that
marriage, which must be the
ultimate aim of men and
women, has never received the
study that should be given it.
Her new story starts on an
entirely new idea. Read the
first chapter and you will read
TO CIVIL COURT
Passenger Conductor Enjoins
Freight Conductor From
Getting His Job
LOUISVILLE, Ky.. Oct. 2. Over-!
ruling the railroad adjustment board
created by the Esch-Cumrnln.s act.
Judge Ernest Clark. Kentucky court
! of appeals, late yesterday granted an '
Injunction to W, W. Oregg, Louisville
and Nashville passenger conductor, i
to prevent his being supplanted on his
' run by William Penny backer, freight
The case was appealed bv Gregg
from the circuit court at Louisville i
j when he was refused a restraining or- j
LSKED FOR JOB
The suit grew out of tne fact that j
lVnnybacker asked for Gregg's job
under the seniority rule contract of I
1 the railroad and the conductors' broth- I
eihood and was upheld by railway I
j.djuetmenl board number one, Wash
ington lVnnybacker is a brotherhood '
member, but as Gregg g not he sought
the Injunction on the ground that the
seniority contract did not apply to
NOT ENOUGH AUTHORITY.
In making his decision Judge Clark
held that the adjustment hoard had
i authority only to pass upon disputes
submitted before federal administra
tion ceased and' therefore "had no
Jurisdiction in this case which was
filed after that time. ,s to the senl-!
orlty rule, the court held that It could
not be invoked by a freight conductor
to displace a passenger conductor.
It Is said this is the first case of)
Its kind ever contested In civil courts. '
MANILA 'DRY' LAW FOR
MILITARY HELD ILLEGAL
. MANILA, P. I. Oct. 2, The ordln
'once recently passed by the municipal
hoard of Manllu. prohibiting the ijle
Of liquor to American sutfdiogs and
sailors Is Illegal, according to an opin
ion handed down by the city attorney,
l today. He cha rat terlzed it as Class
legislation and an unwarranted inter
ference with affairs of the Lnlted
: 31 lies army and navy. The municipal
board) in enacting the ordinance al-
(eged that soldiers arm sailors while
i nder the Influence of liquor disturbed
, the peace.
EPISCOPALIANS OF WEST
TO MEET IN SALT LAKE
8EATTLK. Wash.. OH. j Tho
fourth synod of the Pacific provinco
I of the Protestant Episcopal church I
.will he held at Salt Lake next ear,
it uas voted tnduy at the Closing1
I busln'eer sessOM Gf the third synod
here The dates of next year's synod
will he announced later by the gov-,
Community Celebration Draws
Huge Gathering to Down
AND ARTISTIC EVENT
Concluding Features of Fall
Festival at Lester Park
What way declared be the larg-.
est crowd ever assembled In Ogden for
1 any purpose lined up last night to wit-'
ness the cit's first community page
ant. "Ogden on the March.''
All arrangements made to cope with:
the crowd proved entirely inadequate
and the procession in some instances,
! had difficulty In plowing Its way
through the mass of humanity.
But nobody uttered complaints. The;
gigantic proportions of the throni;
proved their was a whob -heaileo de
mand for just such sort of celobra-
tlon as was provided and everybody
had 8 good time mingling together in
true carnival spirit.
oM M HE SERVll I
The pageant procession w-asr planned
anil slageii Dy miss .larjorie Etmy, oi
Ogdenommunlty service, as one fea
ture Of the community festival which
la tO be concluded tonight with a big
sing in Lester park.
Today's events of the community
celebration are being staged in Lester
park under the direction of Mlas Rosa
lind Klcman, also of community ser
vice, which look entire charge of Og
den's fall festlxal this year.
The pageant procession was declared
n success from all angles. It was
successful In that it gave a great many
men, women and' children un oppor
tunity to take part in u community
event and It was successful In that It
provided others with flno entertain
ment and brought out thousi ids.
Ogden's prqgresa and its blsloiy
was set forth In an artistic anil color
ful manner. The city presented m
pageant form Its contributions o the
Community and national life.
IDEA IS PRAISED.
The. Idea of the affair and tin i tg
Ing brought forth many compliment
ary remarks, especially In view of he
fact that It was whipped into shpe ,
In less than two weeks
The idea was thai ogden was lo
pre.vnt its several rentrlbutions !o
Columbia. Mrs. Edward I. Klch was
Columbia. These contributions in his
torical tradition, religlan, education,
art, music, recreation, etc., after pac
ing in review before the citizens of
Ogden and neighboring communities
finally were presented to Columbia
In a series of tableaux on thj spe- i
dally constructed stage In the park at
the city hall
in the lead In the procession was!
the historical group. The Daughters
of the Pioneers took cure of this 1
unit. Mrs W H. Beedtr w is the
head of the committee to obtain the
participation Of the grollp
I ILM'I'I It IN LI l
Peter Skene OgdjBn, the trapper
after fivhom the city was named, was
! In the lead Then there was Miles
Gp.odyefU', from whom the site of
Ogden Was purchased. Captain Jau ey
Brown of the Mormon battalion, who
bought the site, was next In line, and
then came g group of pioneers. There
;iino appeared a group of Indians to
rep!, senl their tolltlol at one time ,,f
this domain and also a group to rep
resei.t Spanish control.
Several ogden firms had represen
tations In line in the units of com
merce and Industry.
The unit of education was ile
dareil to be a particularly fine one.
The participation Of the boys and girls
of the I'tah School for the Deaf and
Blind brought forth inan c omments
iThe Sccred Heart academy had a
beautiful representation. " Weber
county's schools were emphatically
represented The high school reserve
officers training camp group hud a
I.ITTLL THI ATKl, FLOAT,
une of the mit beautiful floats to
be seen In Ogden wan that entered bv
the Little theatre in the drama unit.
It was little theatre, drawn by
uctor.x in colorful costumes with two
small children, also in costume, post .1
in the act of pulling aside the rich
Another fine float was that tho the
Health Crusaders. Tltere was a dec
orated auto entered by the gold star
and another b the service utar
MANY LITTLE CHILDRJ
Th. sixty-five children of the Martha
home were In line, each carrying light
ed Chlm e ' ntern - oi colored haloon
Their appearance gave to many iin-
sens their first Idea of the HCOpe of
the work of the Martha society.
The Children's Aid socletv was rep
resented. One banner eu'led atten
tion to tho society's message j0 be
published in Sunday's Standard-lv-amlner.
There was a public health nursing
(CoittlnUCd Oil Page iun.j
ALARMED BY NEW
AUSTIN, Tex.. Oct 2.
Ranger Captain H. B Brooks
in command of police at Gal
veston, was ordered today by
Governor Hobby to furnish
adequate police protection to
guard the entire water front in
such manner as will prevent
I disastrous fires, "if it takes the
entire national guard and every
man in Texas to do so."
GALVESTON. Tex., Oct. 2.
Fire broke out in section A.
at the south end of pier 41 here,
shortly after 9 o'clock thi-,
morning A general alarm fol
lowed immediately, and 250 na
tional guardsmen were rushed
to the scene. Four steamships
were endangered by the flames.
The flames originated in the
lower part of section A, which
is filled with sisal and was
probably due to spontaneous
combustion, it was said. The
first sign of the fire was no
ticed when a mild explosion
blew out windows and doors of
the structure, followed bv
flames and smoke.
GIVE NAME OF
Go between to Tell of Those
Behind Frame up. Says
CHICAGO. Oct. 2. Judge Charles)
McDonald today issued an order ex
tending the period of the September
grand jury indefinitely to permit con- i
linuation of its Investigation of the'
The grand jurors will meet ajfaln ,
Tuesday to hoar testimony of John
McGraw, Fred Toney ami Bonny Kauf
In connection with the allegations that'
Hal Chase. Lee Magee and Heinle
Zimmerman were dropped from base
ball last year because of gambling. 1
INTEREST u i SED.
Interest In the in estlgation today
hinged on reports from New York that
John "Sport" Sullhan, of Boston,
against whom a true bill was v oted '
last week, would come to I lilcago
to reveal the "brains" behind the gam
blers' jdot which led to the bribing
of White Sox players to lose the
world s series last year Claude Wil
liams, who confessed to the grand
jury last week, named Sullivan as one
of the gO-letWceu8 who planned the
"Happy" Felsch, who was reported
j by a local newspaper last week as
having made a statement that he re
CelVejS $5,000 te. help lose the series,
toda) denied the charge and said that
he would Join "Duck" Weaver and
Charley Kisb. ru in employing counsel
to fight the case.
N ( I FKAMEUF -.1 EN.
NEW STORK, Oct. 2. Dlsiri At
torney Lewis of King s cduntyoday
Issued :i statement In which he de
clared Investigation by his office had
failed to disclose any plan (, "fix"
the 1 HL'II world Sel ies.
"My Investigations have not dis
closed a single suspicion that there
has been any attempt to 'fix' the com
ing series." said .Mr. Lewis in his state
ment exonerating all members of the
Brooklyn Nationals, a Competitor In
, the set lew
IFTER Mil; I I I l b.
NEW YORK, Oct. 'I. Abe Attell.
'former featherweight champion, whose
I name Iuib been connected with rumors
I that the 1019 world series was "fixed"
'bj B syndicate of gamblers, will be
forcibly brought to the offlco of Dis
trict Attorney Swaiin, of New York,
lor questioning 11 he can be found by
detectives who afe searching for him
INTENDS TO PROSEl l l i
, District Attorney Swunn. in an
nouncing this today, said he intended
to pi ose. ui.- :in persons here u ho
profiled through an rooked gam
bling scheme connected with the lasl
i world's se ties.
There is u special law under which
he can proceed, ho declared, and in
addition he thought the crime would
iconic under the grand larcenv statute.
Qambllng after the gahe had beenj
i 'on tin tied on Page Two j
Former Senator Attained Emi
nence Without Being Able
NEVER MADE SPEECH IN
8 YEARS IN CONGRESS
Decedent Belonged to Family
of Big Paper Maker in
D ALTON, Mass, Oct. 2. - W. Mur
ray Crane, former I'nited States sen
ator and for years a power in the Re
publican party, died early today at
Sugar Hill." the famll home.
The end came quietly, aftei four
days of heavy sleep, almost of uncon
sciousness. The Bleeping sickness had
Bel In after an illness of several months
and it was this which Immediate!'
preceded death, the actual cause of
which was said by bis physicians to
be encephalitis, or in f la m ma I ion of
the brain. At his bedside, with the
knowledge that he was expiring, were
his wife, his son. V. Murray Crane,
Jr . and two Histers.
FIGHTS FOB l.l .i i
National politics, In which Senator
ram had f ell i"h aetirt c fllfure fdr
years, were closely connected with the
Illness which was a precursor of the
end. The -enator. who had been na
tional committeeman of the Republi
can party in Massachusetts for years,
announced his retirement before tho
national convention, but went to Chi
cago tO make a fight for Republican
endorsement of thu league of nations
Hla health was not good, but those
1 Iated with him said today that
he decided to make what would prob
ably be his last fight In politics for
the i.vsue that lay close to his heart.
He returned from Chicago further
Impaired In health.
M I FERS i l I kPSJ
Ho emerged from semi-retlremeqt
n Kt to attend the exercises at Xorth
kmptom July 27. the formal notifica
tion to Governor Conlidge, his long
tlmc friend, of his nomination for
the yice presidency. His health waa
not equal to the double exactions of
a torrid sun and tho fatigue caused
l long standing, and he suffered a
collapse, recovering, however, suffi
ciently to be remowd to his home.
The senator rallied for a time from
his depression, but railed again several
weeks ag" Again his vitality sustained
Within the last week, however, the
heart action becaipe weak, and long
spells of drowsiness were succeeded
by heavy sleep. He appeared to "rally
at times, hut finally lapsed into par
tial coma, ended by death.
DALTU.V Mass.. Oct. 2. Kormer
l nit, d States Senator W. Murny
Cram-, who has I n s-eiiotisly ill for
everal weeks, died suddenly at his
home here early today.
While In attendance at the notifi
cation ceremonies of Governor Calvin
Cooltdge as Republican vice presi
dential nominee U( Northampton last
Niimnixr M Omnn n : ,,,
I -. V. U..-, BUM MO III.
He recovered quickly, however, and it
wac announced that he was over
coin3 by the heat.
A few weeks ago his condition be
cam so serious that he was confined
' to his bed. He failed rapldlv last
night and death occurred at I o'clock
SPEE4 ILL ESS ST Ui si
n outstanding characteristic of
Wlnthrop Murray Crane, former go -ernor
of Massachusetts and for two
terms a I'nited States senator from
that st.it. . was the fact that he attained
eminence in public Ufa without being
Ian orator Although In- sei v,-d eight
I years In the senate it was said of him
that he never made what really could
be called a "speech" in that body.
The successor of Senator Hoar, whose
wit 'and eloquence rang through the
I ha)lsof congress. Crane's chief claim
to distinction was that of silent lead-
, er. ship ami of a parlv mediator
.H II kRMONIZl u
Senator Crane on more than one
occasion In the interval from 1904 to
1818, when Republican differences-developed
and party measures were en-
I dangered, demonstrated his ability as
a harmonize) and by using his per
tuaalve powers in personal Interviews
with other senators, with whom he
was popular, restored peace m ope
occasion the fate of an important bill
, appeared to depend upon tho vote of
one senator His colleagues had tried)
m vain, by many methods, to learn the
probable attitude of this man. Cran.
wh" 'bid n talking the matter over
with a group of Republican senators
remarked: "Wait a minute." He
rossed the floor of the senate cham
ber to the recalcitrant's desk and con
versed with him In low tones for a
few moments Returning to his friends
he announced with a smile "He'll
Vote for the bill." "How did von find
out " was the astonished inquiry. "1
asked him," was dune's reply
I VI l its PAPER MlLLs
Horn In Dalton. Mass.. April
ibi.3, the son of Zenas m Crane, a
( OUtillUCd on I'a ue 1 1 !
PORMJEE SENATOB MTJB
1 RAT CR NK. tht spe ch
I less atateniCftti, who li''l al his
j I Dalton, Mass., home early this '
Domination of Chinese-Eastern
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2. Evidence
of a Japanese desire for complete'
domination of the Chinese Eastern
railway, now administered by an inter
allied commission, wus reported to the
Chinese government In a recent (njsmo
1 randum by B commission of inquiry
sent to Manchuria and Siberia. " A
'copy received today in diplomatic c i r -,
( cles la dated July JS, 1920, and shows
It was prepared by a commission of
three counsellors to the Chinese gov
ernment, consisting of an American,
French and British representative.
USE JAPANESE .t
The commission declared that fromj
evidence collected as to bandit raids
in the vicinity of th railroad, which
spans tho Chinese province of Man
churia, it was "plain that certain
bands were armed with Japanese!
guns," and that a foreign influence t
I Is exercised in favor of the bandits
for the evident purpose of destroying
The Japanese have neglected no oc-1
casion, the commission reported, to i
intervene in the exploitation, to keep i
watch over the traffic, to Interfere in!
the polking of the railroad and to ln-1
! stall themselves on the grounds and
. in the buildings of- the company.
HASTEN ITHDRA'W L.
Commenting on Japan's announce-!
merit of her Intention of evacuation
of the trans-Baikal, tin' commission
stated that the technical inter allied1
bureau at Harbin was taking measures
to hasten the withdrawal of the Jap-1
anese troops. 'It Is Impossible, ' the'
memorandum continued, "to foresee
whether the Japanese will evacuate
Oil the territory to the west of Harbin
and will retire to Japan all the troops
thus withdrawn or whetliei the) Will
maintain a part of Jhese troops either
in northern or southern Manchuria. j
it is Indispensable to clear the '
country along the Chinese eastern
railroad of the brigands which Infest'
I It. but It ought to be added that after ;
the eidcnc. given by the local au
thorities this danger U bound to dis
appear OS soon as the Japanese hi,
evacuated the region."
WILL INTERVIEW WOMAN
ON DEATH OF CAPITALIST
DENVER. Colo. (Jet 2. C. A.
Jones, special investigator of the Los
Angebs district attorney's office who'
llS hero in connection with the mur-'
der of J r Denton In Los Angeles,;
j today announced ihut In had arrangi d
to Interview Mrs. R. (J Peetfl this'
evening. Mrs Peete, who occupied!
the house where Denton's body W8JH
found, has been missing for several
days but Mrs. Jones said Mr. Peete.
had promised to produce her.
RETIRED N. Y. BANKER
ENDS LIFE WITH PISTOL.
CINCINNATI. O. Oct. 2. Stephen
Lelber, i years old, retired New fork
banker, died in a Cincinnati hospital
at midnight from a bullet wound In I
the rfead, said b) the coroner to have
been self-lncllcted. Mr. Lleber had
been in III health, according to his j
wife, who found her husband lying
upon the floor of their apartment with
a pistol in his hand on her return I
from shoppings 1
LEON TROTZKY ill
MANY RUBS M
Russia Pessimistic About
Peace Status and Coming W
of Winter fep
MORE DISASTROUS ON 1
FRONT FOR SOVIETS I
Bolsheviki Impatient for Reply I
From Poles on Terms
C iPKNi 2. Reports H
in P.ussia. resulting in H
lions disturbances have been received 1
thi N'ational Tidendc iron, Its Hel-
ingfoi - correapondt nt I J
He declarei i ra Russia
j confirm the reports of Pefro- IH
conflicts, in which several H
commissioners were kill- lH
led by (previous
Persistent rumors that I'on Trot- r H
sky. had been wounded. . H
that General Hudenny. notedWl lH
cavalry leader, was bemg court mar- I H
m etlng in Petrograd
. resolution Is declared to nave unanl- fi, H
mousl nno i ol iminediiite viB'
p a . v. ith the of th v orld
READ1 TO ANSWER
I PICA, Polish delegates H
the peace conference prepared today
submit tin Polish to H
stood this answer hail been received H
from Prince Sapieha, Polish foreign H
,ioi,,h joffe chief of the sovle m
delegation, and M. Dombski head of
mlssloi I toi VH
i i phi relative the nego-
PEELING i p SSIMJSM
.MOSCOW, Oct. 2. There Is a gen- ILiLiLiH
I oral feeling of pessimism regarding hiiiiiiiiiiiH
the outcome of the peace negotiations iH
,t. :Kig i between the Poles and th - fH
; K6TShe Iki. The workers, however. MH
seemingly arc standing solidly behind H
the soviet government despite the H
universal desire for peace. H
With winter approaching the sltua- ILiLiH
of th prisoners of war awaiting H
repatriation is becoming more difficult 1
Officials say the government is doing H
everything possible to facilitate their 11
evacuation. establishing evacuation BH
in Moscow. Petrograd and HH
Samara and cooperating with tho BH
Grman, Austrian and Czecho-Slova- I H
kia missions, but provisions, clothing ft JM
rind medti un. and means of transporta- I IH
lion are needed. ' H
RED 1RM1 SMASHED
Press)- Military oews from the Riis- f iS
t-Pollsh ind Pollsh-Llthuanl in .
la overshadowing thi i'sH
peace conference. Messages received ILiLiH
by the Polish delegation from the IH
Grodno-Lida sector, says that virtually EB
iii .,i the fourth Bolsheviki army has sjBl
been captured in an encircling move- B
ment by the Poles and that all th-J Bj
staff was taken, except the command VJ
Ing genera and the chief ol staff. VJ
Prisoners to the number of S 8,86 1 'VrVJ
were mad.- while 121 machine guns, VAV
L88 liK'ht field guns and heavy field f
Thursday's reports showed the Poles ! h
had advanced northward from Lida.
recorded tht occupation ol Barano-
vltchi noi announced that the capture m
of Vllna was expected at am moment. fir MBBBl
LETTER SUBMITTED W
The Bolsheviki yesterdaj jubmltted VJ
o the Polish delegation ob- VJ
jectlng Hon- delaj In replying to VJ
the soviet preliminary peace terms. t J
V i tombskl h id ol 1 Polish deb - sj
gj.tion. .in answer expressed the hope M J
that the secretaries soon would be able
to arrange meeting for dls- PABgVfl
ousslon the LibVAVJ
Adoiph Joft head of the Russian iBVAVj
delegation, had a conference last night 'sVeaweVI
with Colonel Tallents, British commls- SVAVfl
sloner at Riga. As a result there were hWsVbwsI
many rumors today that thu British . BJBBBB
id ol flees to - VJ
Riga conferenci from th JHJ
British destroyer left for Danzig H
last night and this started a' rumor HLiil
that It Is carrying special Communca- ' 'iBiLifl
lions to the Itriti.-h gocrnment con- Niifl
ruing the negotiations. SiiS
SERBIAN ARMY CRUELTY
DENIED BY N. Y. AGENT .
i:V ?ORK, Oct. 2, Former King ALIfl
Nicholas of Montenegro, who now i .IH
in Paris, has a small but active fol- 'IHLifl
lowing in Montenegro which is en- ; 3jn
gaged In fomenting strife in the neti r ' isH
kingdom of the Serbs. Croats and Iffliia
Slovenes, In the hope of restoring him t
to the throne, according to a state- I o
ment issued bj the Serbian Child
i Welfare association of America. L -Jja 4gH
With ree;.,r.i to disp.it. hes received "
in W ashington from the "Montenegr n v filgH
j foreign office." ti-Jling of terrible tor- HiLfl
tures and hardships Inflicted upon - )H
the Montenegrins by the Serbian arriiy LiLiLh
ocoupetlQn, the association pointed H
out that the people of Jugo-Slavia are '-fl
oi the Serbs and Monte- jM
negrins being so closely related as to I H
indistinguishable one from the tfllLifl
other, it is :nd "the Montenegrin j H
foreign office." referred to in the dls- ' H
patch must bt one established by
former King Nicholas in Paris H
The Montenegrins, according to the H
association, number from 350,000 to -jM
lnO.ooo famed for 500 years as war- SivLiiifl
nor peoph . where is the so-, ailed v 1 - kl
blan arm of occupation consisted of H
but two or three regiments totaling
from six to nine thousand men i 1
"These s to thousand men
could not, if they had wished to. In- H
flict very terrible tortures upon ihctr '
in warlike brothers." the