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I TODAY'S METAL PRICES V g& g jjV ftf jj Yll I 'YY ll il WEATHER FORECAST r. I "''V'4H NEW YORK Copper 19c; Iron $43.25; antimony L- 1 M VIA. Pi L I I. il SsJjJ I lL Jl W ft JL 9 4. H I 1 1 Weather indications for Ogden and Vicinity: ) JM 10.50c; lead 8.75c; zinc 9.30c. jLJV C M 7 V W W W 'V 4 Unsettled nnd colder tonightr probably snow in ' W sWm -- k -,, V .. north portion; Sunday fair and colder. MJS : Q FEARLESS . INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER II rtieth Year-No. 20 ' Price Rvo OGDENCITY, UTAH, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 23, 1920 ' : LAST EDITION 4 P. M. I I t& 8 A A a& A ifla A 3 'A I 8 a p a m , v a I I MOSCOW BOASTS OF FURTHER SUCCESSES I OF BOLSHEVIK ARMY Letts, However, Seem to Have I Checked Advance of Lenine j i " Forces and Captured Many t POSITION OF GENERAL , DENIKINE IS IMPROVED Former Russian Foreign Min ister in Poland Seeking Aid To Combat Soviet Power LONDON, Jan. 23. Rus sian soviet forces have vir tually cut off the Crimean peninsula from the mainland, according- to an official state ment issued at the war office in Moscow and received here by wireless. Another Moscow dispatch reports anti-Bolshevik forces evacuating Elizabethgrad in the northern part of the gov ernment of Kherson and hur riedly retreating toward the Black seacoast. PARIS, Jan. 23. Reports that Mar shal Foch is. going to Warsaw on a military mission were officially denied by the government here today. i LONDON, Jan. 23. Serglus Sazan off, former minister of foreign affairs of Russia, has arrived in Warsaw tc i confer on steps to be taken in oppos-; ing the Bolsheviki, according to a Co.; penhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company. It is said that I from Warsaw lie wlli go to southern j Russia to begin negotiations with Gen-1 eral Denikine. j LONDON, Jan. 23. Speculation as to the real purpose behind the war I office order withdrawing the British troops from plebiscite areas in Gcr-J t many has drawn from the war office: a definite statement that Great Britain! is not contemplating dispatch of any! troops to the Caucasus region or any-, where in Russia and the withdrawal is1 ; entirely disassociated with any such , movement, present or prospective. i LONDON, Jan. 23. Lettish forcesl captured Respltza, a railroad center! about 607 miles northeast of Dvinsk, ( according to an announcement of the Lettish Press bureau received here to-1 :r day- j rThe Bolsheviki had concentrated J strong forces of troops for the defense: of R(cnitra a railwnv iunction DOint. I Last Saturday Lettish troops forced Ijl the reds to withdraw from nearly a I; dozen villages in the vicinity. I LONDON, Jan. 22. (By The Asso- I ciated Press)5 The position of Geuer- I ; al Denikine, anti-Bolshevik leader in I southern Russia, to all appearances is I i somewhat better, according to the war I' 6ff ice summary of the situation. The I inevitable pause which must follow I any long and rapid offensive such as I has been conducted by the Bolsheviki ; I I in south Russia, has occurred. ! I , Much depends upon the support af-, I ; forded Denikine by the population at I; his rear. Latest reports seem to indi I j cate that ho still commands full con I ; fidence. However, his losses of ma I terials in the recent retreat are bound I to have effect on future operations. I , The Imminent danger to their country I has caused both the Don and Kuban I,' cossacks to rally wholeheartedly I around the government and afford full j I I support to Denikine. j r The Bolshevik advance in Siberia appears to have slowed down. The allied high commissioner has received a message from Admiral Kolchak at i Nijni-Udinsk, stating that he is re maining there with the ministers ot j his suite, whoso fate he intends to ' share. Letts Successful j In west Russia, the Letts, since the opening of their offensive on January I, have retaken a stretch of their own country about forty miles in depth and captured 13,000 prisoners and con siderable material. Sixty miles of the Lettish territory remains in Bolshevik hands. The Bolsheviki have concentrated strong forces of troops for the defense of the important junction of Rieshitsa, and are also counterattacking the Let- ' lish left, along rthe Pskov railway, wher; they have been repulsed withj heavy losses. The-reds have not suc-i eceded in checking the Lettish ad- 't vance in the center. hi the Caucasus, the Bolshevik ad- ance down the western shore of the Caspian, appears to threaten Petrovsk, 14- the base ot. the volunteer fleet. In j Iians-Caspia the Bolsheviki have not I Vet captured Krasnovodsk as reported. I They have penetrated as far as Yag . , f laan, but are held up by volunteers (,- who occupy strong positions, while j t I V r? qa cgi ty ijj y g g ! FEDERAL FAIR PR 1 OOHSSIOB SMS lEiisjsycn I . Complaints Sent to James W. 'Funk by Ogdenites Demand ing Full Investigation ADVANCE IS DECLARED TO BE UNWARRANTED, United States Special Attorney j Is Asked for Advice as to How to Proceed I James V. Funk, federal fair price commissioner for Utah, announced 1n I Salt Lake yesterday that one of the : flrU matters to be investigated is al- leged profiteering in rents in Ogden and Salt Lake. Mr. Funk declared that complaints have reached his office from Ogden (These complaints, he stated, declare that rents have been boosted as muchi I as 100 per cent In the last few months, j I The statement was made in ihese Ogden complaints that there appears I to be" no justification for the increase except the scarcity of houses in Og-denThOj-adyance in the cost of up keep it is-dcclarcdris not sufficient to justify more than a very slight in crease. Mr Funk was told that landlords of both Ogden and Salt Lake are in-; iit:is!iii; luus uuui ninny unu me our- don almost too great to bea in view' of the high cost of almost everything.'; How. to Proceed. I Following receipt of the complaints; Commissioner Funk notified Howard Figg, special United States attorney i general, who is directing the fair pricr investigations in the states. Mr. Funk1 wants to learn how fair price commis- slonb in other states have handled the j rem. problem. An association of renters in Ogden I recently sent a telegram to United ! States Attorney General Palmer com plaining of the alleged profiteering of landlords in Ogden. It is understood that when the authorities get ready to make an investigation there will bo a mass of evidence compiled for their in formation. I oo , Workers Increasing h the Industries WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. Increases In the number of workers employed in 10 of the 13 leading industries are shown in figures made public today by the bureau of labor statistics. Comparing the figures of the same establishments for last December with December. 1918, the largest increase, 26.9 per cent, appeared in the manu facturing industry. Eleven industries showed an increase in payrolls, men's ready-made clothing showing an in crease of OG.'i per cent and the woolen Industry 58.7 per cent. An increase in the amount of money paid employes in December as against November is shown in the payrolls of 12 of the In dustries, cotton manufacturing leading with an increase of 23.7 per cent. nrt LOAN TO GERMANY. THE HAGUE. Jan. 23. The foreign minister announces officially that ar rangements have been made by Hol land for a loan to Germany of 200.0U0, 000 florins. The loan will be for ten years and may be renewed. It Is based on coal securities with the stipulation that sixty million florins are to be spent in Holland or the Dutch West Indies. The Dutch parliament must first ratify the lonn before It becomes effective. the Bolshevik flanks are exposed to fire from the sea. Reds In Afghanistan A Bolshevik mission is reported to have arrived at Kabul, Afghanistan and to have been received with great ceremony. Two emissaries from Con stantinople are also said to be at Kabul. I Ramadan Shalash, the Mesopotam ,lan leader, has adopted an attitude of defiance towards both the British and Arab governments. He is calling in loans advanced by the Mesopotamian administration to the people and send ing agents far within the frontier to stir up trouble. A hand of tribesmen attacked Albukmel on January 11, hut was beaten off by the British. British airplanes caused heavy casualties. One plane picked up a wounded British ofricer and carried him 210 mles to a hospital. BETTER TO HAVE WEAK MIND THAN BECOMETEACMER CHICAGO, Jan. 23. Chicago school teachers, who yesterday appealed to the board of educa tion for a 60 per cent wage in crease, will receive a blanket raise of $400 to $500 a year, George P. Arnold, chairman of the board, announced today Representatives of the teachers indicated they would accept the award as temporary relief but would continue their fight to put teaching on a wage plane at least equal to that -of common laborers. At present the labor ers receive considerably more than highly trained teachers, the instructors claim. They asked a minimum of $1,200 and a maximum of $2, 500 for the 6,365 elementary teachers, with other classes in proportion. Jessie J. Walther. instructor of sub-normal children, who teaches a class of twenty rang ing from boys simply backward to others yhp.arefeebieminded, threw the hearing into an up roar when she declared that two of her feebleminded pupils, both 17 year old boys, had gone to work at higher salaries than she received. i i lIEfiSISIIllL PAY MEN OF WEALTH . TD ASSIST EUROPEMS United States Will Gain Mark ets When Normal Conditions Prevail Harding Says . WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. American j capital will be employed in aiding 'Europe "to get back to productive j world," not because of "attractive : sales of interest" but to restore nor j mnl conditions and to open markets ,for American goods, W. P. Harding, ! of the federal reserve board, said to day, speaking before the second Pan j American financial congress. ! "We cannot, however, export things ! which we do not have" . Governor ; Harding said. "During the past year j we have witnessed an unprecedented 'era of extarvagance in this country; there has been continuous result in 'prices and while the value of our prod ucts expressed in dollars has been greater than ever before in history, the physical volume of goods produced ;was less than production of any year since 1916. Our domestic demand has been competing with the export de jmands, and the result has been that prices have been bid up on the for eign and domestic consumers. i I Get Back to Normal. "Our people must be aroused to the consciousness that we may be living 111 cl iuui a mi auioc uiiu uiui iiiuivp work, economy and liberal investment in foreign securities are necessary if we wish to make our present apparent prosperity reaj and permanent. II is important that the world should get back to work In order to provido steady employment for the people of our own country even." "European nations can produce many things which we either do not produce at all," he continued, "or can not produce as cheaply as they can or it may be they can produce things needed in South American countries or in the Far East. Liquidating Obligations. "As American importers have con slant dealings -with South American and Oriental countries it follows that European credits available In China and Japan, Argentina, Chile, Brazil and other Latin-American nations will bo just as effective in liquidating European obligations in the United States as direct European credits In Now York would be " The speaker pointed -out that tho United States in five years had passed from a borrower nation with five bil lions in outstanding debts to a cred itor with fourteen billion's on its books and the. national debt had risen from one billion to twenty-five. Exchange j ELECTED SIXTH TIME i XZj . CHURCH 1 TORONTO T. L. Church has ' Just been elected mayor of Tor onto for the sixth consecutive year, after the most strenuous I campaign in the city's hlstoo'. His opponent was Controller Sam Mc- ( Bride. ideghease ii number If cases iteb ii j chicago situation Washington Announces Amer j ican Red Cross Is Ready to Combat Illness ! CHAPTER FUNDS TO BE USED FOR RELIEF Congressman of Illinois Wants to Release Whisky as Reme j dy for Influenza CHICAGO, Jan. 23 -The epidemic of influenza and pneumonia, from which more than 10,000 persons in Chicago are suffering today, continued to spread, but there was a slight decrease in tho number of new cases reported. The death lis, however, showed a con siderable . increase during the last twenty-four hours over any similar preceding period. Pneumonia caused 13 deaths in the last twenty-four hours, and influenza 3G. New influenza cases number 208G, and the new. cases of nneumonia 251. ! Dr. John Dill Robertson, health com micsioner, continued to urge calm, saying the epidemic is in n mild form and there is no occasion for alarm. Red Cross Active. WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. American I Red Cross chapters in all parts of the country are organized and prepared to combat the spread of an influenza epi- demic, it was announced today at' headquarters. Preparedness measures' were taken throughout the organiza tion as early as last summer against; the recurrence of an epidemic ou a scale wlih that oE 191S- ! Chapter funds, unappropriated for. other purposes, It was stated, may be, used for influenza emergency work! and home service sections have been 1 authorized to use funds and personnel In assisting families who may require relief. Representative Sabath, Democrat, Il linois, todny Introduced a resolution declaring that whisky is needled as a! "cure for influenza which is alarm ingly increasing" and proposing sus pension for ninety days of provisions of the national prohibition law requir ing special permits and reports from druggists, doctors and others as to the use of liquor for medicinal purposes. The resolution declared Its purpose was "to the end that whisky may be prescribed and obtained for medicinal purposes without unnepessary hin drances and delay." uu PROTEST REGISTERED. DENVER, Jan. 23. The Colorado state grange, before closing its annual session today, went on Tocord as op posing compulsory military training, the acquiring of land in Colorada by Japanese and dancing at subordinate meetings. rates abroad wore far below normal, he added, nnd in assuming its new role, the United Slates faced problems which were unknown to the old cred itor nations of ante-bellum days." Many Tricks Employed To Place Turkey on Side of Germany, Newspapers Say CONSTANTINOPLE, Tuesday, Jan. 20. Turkey entered the war on Germany's side after the cabi inet had decided to join the allies, according to statements before a secret parliamentary committee published by the newspapers. Tho machinations of the war party, led by Enver Pasha, who as minister of 1914, were responsible for the change of front. When the war broke out, the newspapers say, the majority 'of I the Turkish cabinet was friendly j io the entente. The war party, i however, began attempts to per i suade-a sufficient number of min ! isters that Turkey should acquire I the German cruiser Goeben to take the place of Turkish ships which had been requisitioned by England. Objection was made that the Goeben, which arrived here in August, 1911, after flee ing from allied warships in the Mediterranean, would attack Rus sian vessels while under Turkish j colors, but Enver Pasha declared HOIS FOR GUI i BflGLEY OECOfflOi ' RELATED BY WITNESS Admiral Knight Head of Med , a!s Board Disagrees With Secretary Daniels WASHINGTON, Jan- 23. T:e Knight board is unable to agree with Secretary Daniels that officers who lost their ships through enemy subma rine action and performed meritoiious service in connection with such loss ! should be awarded high decorations, jthe senate investigating committee was told today by Rear Admiral Aus tin M. Knight, chairman of the board. I Admiral Knight said that in the case 5 of Commander D. W. Bagley, Secre tary Daniels' brother-in-law, no deco ' ration was recommended for any cir I cumstance in connection with the sink ing of the destroyer Jacob Jones be j cause Commander Bagley did not en gage the enemy. A navy cross was recommended for the officer, he said, for good seamanship displayed in tak ing off the crew and passengers of the torpedoed British steamer Orama. j Commander Bagley was not recom mended by his immediate superior, he said, for any decoration in connection with the sinking of the Jacob Jones. Officers whose vessels we're torpe doed, but who by good seamanship and discipline, succeeded In saving their ships, earned the D. S. M., Ad miral Knight declared. "It is true that the board recom mended awards for several of the off i ! cers referred to by the secretary as 'commanders of ships which were lost or seriously damaged by enemy sub marines or mines,"1 Admiral Knight said. "But in each case there was a special reason. Captain Vernon, of the Cashin, Captain Dismukes jf the Mount Vernon. Captain Chase of the Minnesota and Captain Graham of the Finland, saved their ships by excellent seamanship and discipline after the ships were disabled." nn Violent Fighting in Progress at Irkutsk STOCKHOLM. Jan 23. According to advices received here from Helsing fors, violent fighting is in progress at Irkutsk where the alll-Russian govern ment has had its headquarters, be tween partisans of General Kolchak, former all-Russian commander, and rebols. Some Cossack regiments previously supporting General Kolchak now are declared to have joined tho insurgents. A peaceful revolution has broken out in Kamchatka peninsula whore the military in league with the. population has arrested officers and civil offi cials. or, BEER AND WINE. WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. Amend ment of tho national prohibition law so as to permit the manufacture and sale of beer, ale and porter of 3 per cent al coholic content and wine of 9 per cent alcoholic content, was proposed In a bill introduced by Representative Sab ath, Democrat, Illinois, the commander of the cruiser had pledged himself not to make any such attack. Decision was reached by the cabinet to oppose Germany in the warjand it was agreed that when Turkey took her stand on the side j of the entente the Goeben and her sister ship, the Breslau, should be bombarded by the Bosphorus forts. Enver Pasha, however, made secret arrangements with the Germans and the Goeben Joined the Black sea fleet, even the grand vizier being kept in ig norance of this move. On August j 29, 1911, the Goeben while flying tho Turkish flag attacked and de- stroyed two Russian ships. This act brought about Turkey's align ment against the entente and sev eral members of the cabinet re signed. The facts were misrepre sented by the censors and the Turkish public, even tho sultan be lieved for several years that the Russians attacked the Turks. SCREW BIELS TAKES ISSOE WITH ; BR10IE0HS Naval Secretary Says 90 Per Cent of New Jersey Gov ernor's Platform Excellent i , I WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. Secretary Daniels today took issue with William! jj. Bryan who stated in public ad-, 'dresses that Chairman Cummings, ofj I the Democratic national committee, should disassociate himself with .Gov-: i ernor Edwards of New Jersey who was j elected on a "wet" platform, and re sign the national committee chairman j ship. j Mr. Cummings attended the gover nor's inaugural diniier, at which an Edwards presidential nomination boom jwas launched and in reply Mr. Daniels said he was present only as a "neu- tral." ! Mr. Daniels said he had read Gov- ernor Edwards' platform with a great Ideal of interest and had found "at: least 90 per cent of it" excellent and' I agreeing thoroughly with the best' 'principles of democratic statesmen of ! the past and present. Naturally, the secretary said, he could not agree with Mr. Edwards on the prohibition ques tion, but this point should not be al lowed to overshadow the great good !in the remainder of the governor's platform. "I believe." continued the secrelary, "that Mr. Cummings acted with per fect propriety in accepting an invita tion to a dinner given to a Democratic lender. If 1 were national chairman Ii would not hesitate to attend such a 'dinner. Mr. Cummings undoubtedly would have accepted if the dinner had ! been to Mr. McAdoo. Mr. Palmer. Mr. Hooer, or any othor noted DemocraL" , oo Strong Earthquakes j Shake Mexico Cities' MEXICO CITY, Thursday. Jan. 23. Strong earthquake shocks were felt in I the city of Vera Cruz from 3 to 5 o'clock this morning. There wcro no casualties although some residences were damaged. Reports from Vera Cruz state the tremors demolished at Couztlan all structures which were not destroyed in the earthquake of January 6 while shocks lasting 20 minutes caused fur kher damage at Salmoral and. San Francisco de la Penas. Smoking Under Ban in South Carolina COLUMBIA, S. C, Jan. 23. Smok ing in eating places would be prohibit ed under a bill passed to second read ing by the state senate. Restaurant and hotel keepers "would bo required to display "no smoking signs" and en force the rule under tho penalty. oo The stranger in New York, these post-war days, is the man who actually lives there, we arc told. DECK HE FOR I HDHEWZOLLERN FAIL I TOIPEIGI I Announcement Made That jj Dutch Government Refuses Ii to Grant Request HUNGARIAN ELECTION I I . MAY MEAN MONARCH j Control of Fiume by Captain ! D'Annunzio Declared Bad for Disputed City ; I THE HAGUE, Jan. 23. The Dutch government has H refused the demand of the al- j, H lied powers for the extradi- ; H tion of former Emperor Wil- H Ham of Germany. H BRUSSELS, Jan. 23. The territor- H ies of Malmedy and Eupen, which had jbeen annexed by Germany but. were returned to Belgium January 10, un- der the peace treaty, now arc under the absolute sovereignty of Belgium. The royal commissioner, who is to ad minister these districts, is taking mea- j sures to make the transition easier J for the inhabitants and the customs of the population arc not in any way to be interfered with, it is declared. MONARCHY FEARED. H VIENNA, Wednesday. Jan. 22. There is a growing belief here that the approaching Hungarian elections will result in the establishment of a monarchical government. The activity of monarchists in Austria is being watched closely and there have been rumors that a reactioniirypuld. H CONTROL DISASTROUS. 1 H FIUME, Jan. 23. Captain Gabriele d'Annunzio's control of this city has ) been disastrous to the people, who j have little food and arc suffering from epidemics, according to Riccardo Zn nella, opponent of d'Anminzio and leader of the Fiuman people's party. He says the poet-soldier is afraid of assassination and is constantly under guard and that his action in seizing the city has resulted in international embarrassment for Italy. "Captain d'Annunzlo has violated ev cry principle of free government," says Signor Zanella, who vas former- i ly mayor of the city. "He has lodged his legions on our people, has troubled the city for months and has comman deered property under threats of vio- j lencc. The people are sick of his re gime. There is little food and much disease and suffering while our finan cial situation is appalling. Ninety per ; cent of the citizens are calling for d'Annunzlo and his men to leave." GIVEN MORE TIME. PARIS, Jan. 23 The time in which the Jugo-Slav government must give j a definite reply as to whether it will ! acqept the settlement of the Adriatic 11 question reached by the supreme couu- cil early this week, was extended to- IH day for three days by the British and French governments. The extension fH was granted upon the request of For- jH eign Minister Trumbnght, of Jugo Slavia. ATTITUDE PRAISED. ROME, Jan. 23. Commenting on Premier Nitti's return from Paris, the Corriere d'ltalia characterizes his at titude toward the Jugo-Slavs on the Adriatic question as most praise- jH worthy as it demonstrated tangibly tho jH good will of Italy and the lack of any imperialistic aims on her part, while the Jugo-Slavs, the newspaper adds, demonstrated that their policy was iH quite the contrary. l "Italy," says this commentator. jH "with the concessions made by Pre- jH 'mier Nitti. set a good example. lc jH I now is Belgrade's turn to imitate her. jH I Let us hope that the advice of inodera- jH Uon from the Anglo-French press may have upon the Jugo-Slavs tho good ef 1 feet which was not secured in the past. We believe this advice may bring satisfactory results." ERRONEOUS DEDUCTION. jH PARIS, Thursday, Jan. 23 The re cent announcement of the imminent dispatch of an extensive military expo dition to the Caucasus was an erron eous deduction caused by tho fact that the British had given notice of ina bility to furnish their quota of troops for the plebiscite areas, according to a statement from the foreign office to- jH -oo :i Transport Bringing Rescued Passengers NEW YORK, Jan. 23 The trans- 'H port Northern Pacific, which rescued the passengers on tho disabled sister transport Powhatan yesterday, -will dock about 9 o'clock at Hoboken, ac cording to a wireless message receiv cd here today. The Powhatan Ib in tow of the Can adian steamer Lady Lmirier and pro ceedlng toward Halifax. The last po sition given by her was approximately 210 miles southeast of Halifax,.