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"i TODAY'S METAL PRICES .'." f ify g Y $ lYlf iVT WEATHER FOREtASl 'Ml NEW YORK-Copper 19i4c; iron steady;' antimony,, J& .1 I mX 1 i I I if . 15 1 1 ll I B fi. I 11 1 I Weather' Sndlcatlon for Ogden and Vicinity. . - 'M ml, ' jL yl 1 y iffl 4 V7 rpib' V hS ate cold wave moon or tonight; colder with a moder- 9.87,c; lead nominal, 8.25c; zinc 9.40. JS L . Snow this aftewcst and north portions jj! . . L-i. Q FEARLESS INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER I -S ) lil ! Fiftieth Year-No. 6 Price Five Cento- GDCITY, UTAH, WEDNES JANUARY "V1920 " LAST EDITION 4 P. M. J Lenine Agrees to Abolish Terrorism I IPEW PEACE OFFER t IDE BY RSI LEADER 10 SLUES British Representative Report ed Carrying Bolsheviki Terms To English Capital : POLISH GOVERNMENT RECOGNIZES UKRAINE Soviet Centers Established by Americans In Scotland the t Newspaper Asserts STOCKHOLM, Jan. 7. Nikolai Len ine, Russian Bolshevik Premier, has made a new peace offer to the allies ! which is being taken to London by Colonel Tallcnts. British representao tive In the Baltic states. Among other conditions included in the offer is a promise to abolish terrorism and the activity of revolutonary tribunals, ac cording to an Esthonlan newspaper. PARIS, Tuesday, Jan. 6. Negotia tions recently carried on in Warsaw between Ukraluo and Poland have led to an understanding between the -twc-governments, according to unofficial advices received from Warsaw. It. is said that the Polish government has consented to recognize the independ ence of Ukraine, provided tno latter country agrees to abandon its claims in eastern Galicla. backed bv American communists, have been established in Glasgow with sub committees in various towns in the Clyde district, according to the Glas gow correspondent of the Daily Mail. LONDON, Jan.vV-Soviet cokntTS' LONDON, Tuesday,' Jan. 6 A Bol shevik communication dated Tucsdaj and received here this evening, says: "In the Vinnitsa (government of Po dolla reSion) vo have occupied the Will towns of Litten, Vinnitsa and Lipavels. IM I m the direction of Kherson we have ' occupied the station- and district ot ; ' Piatikhatki. In the direction of Mell m topol (government of Taurida) wo nB 3 have taken the town of AlexandrovsK. Ii ,1 1 ; "We have captured Mariupol (gov- I V ernment of Ekaterinoslav) with large : quantities of booty. The enemy fled, : partly on steamers and partly along oH ' i the coast. . Ayr "In the direction of Novocherkassk 9j . (province of the Don Cossacks) we Urtl : ' have broken the enemy's resistance M 1 and continue to advance successfully to the Tsaritsyn region. We have H ' taken Sarepta and a number of vu rm !i r lages from ten to 35 versts south MR3 1 thereof." ilral ; oo Ii:'' French Liner Badly Ij: Battered in Gale &j E 'i l NEW YORK, Jan. 7. After one of l5S i the roughest voyages in its history, La gS Touraine, Frencli line steamer, was in W-t? port todav with several lifeboats miss- tntil mg ana the port side of her deck a?4 . smashed. She had 659 passengers ak ' aboard who warmly praised Captain - ' Jean Bordeaux, commander, who pllot ;Taa : od the vessel through a hurricane fleSf ' which lasted 24 hours. fSJ: J On board were Mr. and Mrs. Spen ffi ' cer Penrose of Denver, .Colo.. vrhu re BoP 5 ' turned from a visit to their daughter ous ' ' in Belgium. Mr. Penrose is a brother snt) ; of Senator Boies Penrose of Pennsyl- 3of If Among the passengers held today ifl r bv lhe immigration authorities were ?5l m five voung French women on their (Ee LI wa'' to California, one to marry a for- El ine'r sergeant in the American army H i and the others to go to relatives. On 51 f pooling their money it was found there Cj was not sufficient to pay all the rall jl :J road fares and leave a proper margin l a for expenses. I I Extradition of Kaiser j",, Called for January 19 ff AMERONGEN, Tuesday, Jan. 6. I Allied demands for the extradition of I former Emperor William of Germany, I in which it Is known America will not I ; participate, are expected at The Hague I I f about January 15. I r Recent press dispatches have stated 1 1 i Count Hohonzollern might surrender I i : rather than embarrass The Nether I jf lauds' government, but it is authorl- if. tatively reported he will rely on the .- protection of Holland and her refusal I J to honor the allied demand. I oo II Two Sous of Kaiser i , Bring Divorce Suits : August and Prince Joachim, respect- l i ively the fourth and sixth sons of for- i mer Emperor William of Germany, :; have brought suit for divorces, accord Ing to British advices to the Matin. i Prince August was married to Prin- itr coss Alexandra Victoria of Schleswig Holstein on October 22, 1908. Ills M brother's marriage to Princess Marie W Augustine of Anhalt occurred March p 11, 191G. m a a jl J. m n m m. A 1 g v . V v v v : ( ... o BBTHQUflKESHOGK STARTS OIL WELLS TOSPBUTKH I Thousands of Lives Believed Lost as Result of Tremor In Mexico i VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS ADD TO DISTURBANCE Travelers' Declare Streams Are Dried Up Because of the Big Shake MEXICO CITY, Jan. 7. Hundreds, possibly thousands of- lives were lost as a result of the earthquake which J shook the state of Vera Cruz Saturday1 night. So widespread was the damage done by the shock and so wild are some of the sections that suffered from it that it is probable the number of casualties will never bo known. Private dispatches from Vera Cruz and Jalapa say that 1,000 persons lost their lives at Couzllan. These reports confirm information given out last night by presidential military head quarters. Thirty. LLx.es ...were, Jost . at Teocelo.- whore ihrec churches and forty houses were destroyed. Volcanoes Erupting Volcanic eruptions have occurred at Cofre do Perite, from which- point to the volcano of Orizaba the shock seemed to center, according to rumors. Flood waters pouring down the Pes cados river have inundated Ishuncan, Mahauxtlan and Tlapanala, while j many ranches arc binder water. Dar-j anca Grande and Los Simones are also i suffering from floods, it is reported from Vera Cruz. Twenty bodies have been recovered from the Pescados at Jalcomulco and Apazapan. More Shocks Felt There were three slight shocks yes terday, so feeble that they could be detected only by instruments. Subter ranean noises are still noticeable in the Pedregal, a rocky waste near this city and great cracks have appeared in the earth. Travelers returlng here from Vera Cruz say somo streams were dried up as a result of tho shock and it is feared that many mills near Ori zaba which depend upon water power, will be compelled to close. Several oil wells near Tuxpam have been spouting pertoleum siuco the earthquake, according to advices from Vera Cruz. oo Democrats Arriving I For Famous Banquet! i WASHINGTON. Jan. 7 Democrats from all parts of the country contin ued to arrive in Washington today to attend tomorrow tho Jackson Day ban quet, the famous quadrennial event of the Democratic party when speakers considered of presidential "timber" discuss public questions. Although the banquet is supposed to be a side issue to tho meeting of the Democratic national committee for the selection of the time and place for the national convention, main interest, cen ters in it. A letter from President Wilson will be read and an address by William Jennings Bryan are ex pected to have an important bearing on the presidential campaign. UU BuSgars Resign and Socialists Try Hand COPENHAGEN, Jan. 7. T)ie Bulga rian government has resigned and So cialists are trying to form a cabinet under the leadership of Dr. S. Denoff, former premier and minister of foreign affairs, according to a Sofia dispatch filed yesterday. A semi-official statement Issued at Sofia states that a Bolshevik band at tacked Premier Stambuliwsky, whon ho was returning from Belgrade where he failed in negotiations with the Ru manians. no GERMANS DEMAND DAMAGES. COPENHAGEN, Jan. 7. Germany's pence delegation hns been instructed by the foreign office to claim full dam ages from tho French government for the permanent injury to the health of Frnu Dornblueth, who was struck by a stone thrown by a member of a mob at the time the German delega tion was leaving Versailles last July. ! CLEMENCEAU NEXT ; FRENCH PRESIDENT JOURNALS DECLARE PARIS, Jan. 7. Today's news papers agreo that Premier Clem enceau will be elected president of I France on January 17, although there has been no official acknowl edgment of his acceptance of the candidacy. Editorial opinion is, for tre most part, eulogistic although the ex tremfste are earcactic. It is point ed out that this is the second time in the history of the French repub lic that a president has been chos en from among "outsiders." This refers to the fact that M. Clcmenc oau on January 1 will be neither a deputy nor a senator. The only Instance of the kind was that of Marshal Mahon, second president of the republic. HEARINGS IN CASE OF 500 RADICALS OPENED AT ELLIS Long Time, Required to Com J ""piete Examination of" "Red" Suspects NEW YORK, Jan. 7. Hearings in the cases of more than five hundred ' alleged reds held at Ellis island on de-1 portation proceedings began today be-1 fore immigration inspectors. They j were taken singly from tho detention : quarters to small hearing rooms where a stenographer recorded their testi mony. They were asked whether they were members of the communist partj' and whether they believed in the over throw of the government of the United States by violence. Byron H. Uhl, acting commissioner! at the island, estimated that the force of inspectors could complete from 30 to -10 hearings daily unless the extrem ists prove recalcitrant and interpose technical obectlons. With a hostile witness before an inspector, he said it might take a whole day to complete one hearing. Many Lawyers There. Speedy completion of deportation ! preliminaries is not- expected. At least twenty lawj-ers who have made a j specialty of defending reds since raids began in November are ready to con-1 duct protracted hearings. Counsel for j an alien is permitted to attend the hearings and file briefs, The finding of the inspector is subject to tho ap proval by the commissioner at the is land and by authorities in Washing ton. When deportation is finally ordered an alien cun seek to bring his case before the courts by habeas corpus proceedings. Bail To Be Fixed. Many of those arrested in recent raids are likely to bo released on ball soon. Secretary Wilson has decided upon $1000 each as the amount and ap plications for release on bail pending final determination of their cases by Washington will be entertained as soon as the preliminary hearings are completed. Sixteen persons sent to Ellis island I as the result of recent raids have bsen released by the immigration authori ties. In some cases they were found to be citizens and in others it devel oped that there had been improper identification in making the arrests. oo AMBASSADOR RESIGNS POST MEXICO CITY, Jan. 6. Ynagcio Bonillas, ambassador to the United States, will relinquish his post and re turn to Mexico City, January 16, to become a candidate for president of Mexico, according to information pub lished here today. The same sources are quoted as saying that Jose Ferdin andez, in charge of the foreign office, will succeed Senor Bonillas, as ambas sador. on BRITISH POUND STABILIZED. WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. The Brit ish pound will be computed at $3.85 in American money by the war depart ment in making January disburse ments, it was announced today. The franc will be "stabilized" fqr this month at 11 to the dollar and the Ital ian lire at 13. oo LUDENDORFF IN POLITICS. PARIS, Jan. 7. General Luden dorff, former commander in chief of the German armies on the western front, will bo an active participant in the next German political campaign, J according to advices from Berlin. mm obtains mmm mm SALE OF SUPPLIES) General Declares Return of Stocks Would Have Been Too Expensive DENIES OLD STORY OF PAYING FOR TRENCHES France Pays a Huge Sum For War Material Sent Over By America ANTWERP, Sunday, Jan. 4. The sum of ?760,000,000 was realized from tho sale of American stocks remaining in Franco after the departure of the American army, said Brigadier Genor lal W. D. Connor, chief of staff of the j American department of supply who j sailed today for America. He estimat ed the value of the stocks at 51,700. '000,000 and declared it would have cost $75,000,000 to take them bad; to America. v. Damage Claims Paid. ..Had 'they been retailed In. various countries great $osj&s-" Tvcfiltr braW been entailed as the expense would have been heavy, he said. France paid 400,000,000 for stocks it took over while other allies nnd nations pur chased supplies for $300,000,000. As jan offset against -the stocks bought I by Franco that country undertook to :pay damage claims amounting to sev eral million dollars as a result of American operations in training areas. Miles of Trenches. When the American army went to France it was agreed that farms and buildings used by it in training would bo left in the same condition as found. Miles of trenches were dug and build lings were demolished nnd American forces were rushed into Germany be fore the land could be restored to its former condition. General Connor again denied the old story that the French made the Ameri can army pay for the trenches it oc cupied in France. ' "Tho wholo truth," he said, "is that j the Americnn army has not paid a cent I for any ground used or for anything j destroyed at the front" . Draff Omker Taken After 2-Year Search PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 7. Grover Bergdoll, one of the two brothers ac cused of draft dodging nnd who have been sought by the police for the last two 3'ears, was arrested in his moth er's home here today. Detectives broke -Into the house by the front and rear entrances. While one of the men wrested a revolver from Mrs. Bergdoll, mother of the ac cused men, the others went through the house and fouriltl Grover wrapped in a blanket, hidingin a box seat. Grover escaped two years ago in a high-powered motor car and reports reached this city that he was seen in I various sections of the west, He sent I impudent messages, written on post cards, to the authorities. Once he was seen in Mexico and again in Cuba He was provided with a largo sum of money. His mother, Mrs. Emma, Berg doll, is the widow of a wealthy brewer. Although born in this country, the Bergdolls were of German descent and declared they wocld never fight against Germany. Mrs. Bergdoll was arrested several times on the charge of obstructing the draft. oo Sinn Fein Quarters Raidedjby Officers DUBLIN, Jan. 7.i-Sinn Fein head quarters in this city, wns raided today by a big forco of police and soldiers. The raiders also entered the offices of the Irish parliament and those of the New Ireland Assurance society. Eighty soldiers armed with rifles with fixed bayonets carried out tho raid on the Assurance society's offices The men, wearing trench helmets, came In motor lorries. 6ne arrest was made. Michael S.taines, Sinn Fein member of parllariiont, is chairman of the company. : Large crowds wntched the raids. At Sinn Fein headquarters fifty sol diers accompanied by police conducted the search. J PRETTY YANKEE IS ; LOVED IN ENGLAND -v J f&2&3 - s,x x ' . : : : Jitter -W. IT' ' ? m m 4 : ' ( s ;?V .yy; mf . ' . . . ; v:i i" 'V 4.. '. v "" ''. i . v " BltllVDt' '.M y. M ' . ' 1 .-Jv a Jx .:'.. y .; ' rJ. i ..' Vv'v vMW v mm .mt:w'::,yy-'g v. '.w:b"'! A' - vSfa KffiScSjjSffi''-i' S" j Miss Laura Wlndeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Wlndeler of Bos ton stands ace high in London, due to her war time hospital work in England. Her brother held a commission in the Grenadier Guards and was killed at , Cambral. MOTHER OF SLAIN ' QRL SCREAMS AT ! TRIAL OF SLAYER Mrs. Lesser Declares W Her Opinion Harry New Was Not Insane LOS ANGELES. Jan, 7. The last lay witness called by the prosecu jlay of witnesses called by theprosecu ition at the New murder trial was con sidered the most important by attor neys for the state. He was M. W. i Moss, of Glendale, a suburb. This ! witness testified that a few days be Ifore Miss Lesser was killed July 5, ! last, New asked him "What would you Jdo if you had gotten a girl into I trouble?" Moss said he told New he did not feel he could give any advice I that would be of value. The theory of the prosecution is that I Now killed Miss Lesser after he had ! refused to marry her, when she re j fused to have an illegal operation per- formed on her. Others o'f the prosocution non-expert i witnesses, about a dozen in number, included newspapermen and jail at taches. They all expressed the opin 'ion New was sane. Two Attorneys Clash Woolwine and Davis engaged in a heated altercation, Davis, cross-examining Sven Wilson, assistant county jailer, who had related several alleged : actions of New in support of the the ory the accused is sane, asked him if it was not true he had told Bartlett Harvey, a defense witness, he could have obtained a parole if he had testi fied for the state. Harvey is a trusty in the county jail. Wilson denied hav iing mado such a statement and Wool wine denounced Davis for asking such a question, saying it was an insinua tion against him. Girl's Mother Screams Mrs. Lesser appeared in black and was supported by crutches. She wept and screamed as she entered tho court room but mastered her feelings suffi ciently to be able to testify. She said Now always had appeared a sne, uor mnl man and one who would have made Miss Lesser a good husband. "If I hadn't thought Harry was a fine man ?nd absolutely sane, I'd never have lot Freda go with him," said Mrs. Lesser. There was no crosfl-examlnatlon. New maintained his almost motion less attltudo during the tlmo Mrs, Les ser wn9 in the court room, ,Ho starod blankly ahead ot him without a sign that he saw her on try or heard her words. 1I1J FOR BEST HI M1STII OF MARTENS SEES - i Soviet Ambassador Declared to be Head of Communist Party in U. S. j I SENSATIONAL EVIDENCE i I PROMISED IN CASE! . Ellis Island To Be Opened To Full Capacity For the Hurdling of "Reds" WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. A warrant for the arrest and deportation of Lud wig C. A. K. Martens, self-styled am-' bassador of tho Russian soviet gov ernment, hns been ordered executed by the department cf justice. Martens regarded, officials say, as the real leader of the communist par ty in the United States, was said to be in AVashigtou. His arrest w.as expect ed soon. - Determination., of. tho. 'govcrnmqnt.tb take Martens Into '. custody, was defi nitely -made after all evidence" v'hich had a boaring on activities of the Rus sian soviet bureau in Now York had boon assembled by Assistant Attorney j General Garvan. Whilo officials would (not disclose the nature of the evidence i they said some of it promised to be sensational. Livos in Washington. Martens came to Washington near ly a week ago from New York antl with his secretai-y and other assist ants has occupied a suite at a local j hotel. ! To provide a place or concentration 'for the radical aliens taken in tho re icenc raids, by the department of jus I tice. the department of labor today . took steps to re-open Ellis island, Now York, to its full capacity. 1 Ready for Business, f Anthony Caminetti, commissioner (general of Immigration, said a roport i had been called for of the work neces 'sary to put the station in shape to re iccive the expected flood of aliens who will be ordered deported. Assurances have been received that sufficient funds will be forthcoming from congress to enable the bureau to handle the deportations without diffi culty, it was said. Radical Makes Charges. While members of congress were giving the request preliminary consid eration, from the temporary headqunr ters hero of the Russian soviet bureau, located less than three blocks from tho department of justice building, there was Issued a written statement by S. Nuortcva, who said he was secretary to L. C. A. K. Martens, self-styled Rus sian ambassador, setting forth general charges againgt department of jxstice agents. These charges were that de partment agents had "actively partici pated" In the formulation of some of the planks in tho communist and com munist labor party platform which, tho statement said, "now form the basis of the persecution of thousands of peo ple." Another charge was that "the chief figures In such celebrated bomb plots were agents of a similar na ture." Department of justice officials care fully read the Nuortcva statement and. although refusing the discuss it offi cially, said privately that the situation to them wns "humorous." uu Salt Lake Telegram to Snare Met Profits SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Jan. . A profit sharing plan under which all employes of the publication will ben efit was announced by George E. Hale, general manager of the Salt Lake Evening Telegram. The plan calls for the distribution of fifty per cent of the net profits of the paper to the em ployes and means an annual bqnus to each, worker of approximately $300, based on last year's profits. Tho profit sharing plan, it is said, is in addition to two recent substantial advances In wages. oo GERMANS FACE COURT MARTIAL. I PARIS, Jan. 7, Gormann nccusod of j violations of tho laws of war in France and Belgium during tho. world con fllot will today bo assigned for trial to the different military courts, ac cording to the Petit Parlslen, Tho list is said to have been completed, WHO I ' I MUST KT n PIIB1S I Ajnerican Oil Men Murdered in Tampico Field Carried a jH Sack of Money CONSUL OF DISTRICT 1 H ASKED FOR DETAILS j Number of United States Citi- fH zens Slain In That Zone Now Totals Nineteen . WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. The Mexl can government has been called upon . by the stale department to use every 'M means possible to apprehend and 'M punish the murderers of P. .J. Roney i and Earl Bowles, American oil men in the Tampico field. Immediately upon receipt yesterdav I iH of the murder of the two men th,e jH American embassy afMexico City ws i Instructed to urge tho Moxican govern- '. meat to take prompt steps to bring 1 1 the murderers to justice. In an effort to get action also by local authorities, , jH similar instructions were sent to ttjq iH American cousul at Tampico. 'H The dispatch to the state depart ment said tho two men were murdered IH near Port Lobos and '.that thoir bodies 'H wcro discovered January 5 They we'ra '!H employes' of. tho International Petrol- 'H eUra company and were supposed to. 'H have had the company's payroll -when IH they were killed. ''H News' of Murder. j 'jH First word of the killing of the two IH Americans, which brought the total of jiH Americans murdered in the Tampico district since April, 1917, up to 10, reached Washington through private 'H sources. Later the state department 'H announced the receipt of similar ad- vices nnd outlined tho steps which had been mkon by the department in the case. Tho department's Information, IH which came from the American con- IH sul at Tampico, said tho bodies of 'H Roney and Bowles, who wore employ- company were discovered Monday. 'H The state department was also in- t.H formod during the day in a report (H from the American consul at Mazat- ; lan, Mexico, that Harry V. Leonard uh :and Harry O. Martin, members of the 'H crew of the United States submarine IH tender Pocomoke, arrested in Mazat- J'H ilau November 12, after a street fight iH Iwith a Mexican, had been sentenced lo two months' imprisonment. The tc- port said, however, that as the sen- jtence dated back to November 12, f'H when the two bluejacke'ts were arrest- lH cd, their release should be effected January 12. Official Announcement. Tl The killing of Roney and Bowl en was announced by the department "in hH the following statement: rH "A Tampico dispatch to the deparj.- !! ment of state announced today that PH F. J. Roney and Earl Bowles, Ameri- tH cans, were murdered near Port Lobou. i'H an oil loading station between Tain- plco and Tuxpajn, Mexico, and that jH j their bodies were discovered January IH '5, The men were employed by the 'H International Petroleum company. U 'H is reported that tho men were suspect- cd to have in their possession pay jH funds of the company. "The . department of stale today cabled Instructions, to the American embassay at Mexico City to Immedi ately urge the Mexican government to issue orders promptly to put into ef- j jH feet every possible measures for the j IH apprehension and punishment of the IH murderers, and the embassy was'dt- IH rected to report specfically to thefde- ' IH partmcnt at the earliest possible mo- liH ment the action taken by tho Mexican JH government in the case. Similar in structions wore sent to the American consul at Tampico with a view to im- mediate action by the local author!- 1 "The department has called on Uie consul to report further details regard ing the murder." Prices cf Sbes to I Advance 50 Per Cent I CINCINNATI, 0-, Jan. 7. Before the annual convention of tho National Shoo Travelers' association, J. B. Byrne, of Rochester, N. Y., the prosi dent of tho association, predicted a fifty per cent ndvanco In tho prices ot shoes next summer. Byrno Bald that when milady ap MH pears on tho streotn wearing glazed or I colored kid-skin ahocn she is. wearing j something that approximately aro , 'worth their actual weight In silver. Ho -also said that there are plenty grades of cheap leather for shoes but that. the publlo did not want them.