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The Cordova Daily Times
VOL. 5, NO. 228 ' CORDOVA. ALASKA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1920 _ PRICE TEN CENTS
‘ POLITICAL POT WARMING UP OUTSIDE
SOVIETS CONTINUE CAMPAIGN
AGAINST LEMBURG BUT ATTACK
‘ REPULSED BY POLISH FORCES
WARSAW, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—The Polish delegates at the
Minsk peace conference are hungry,
and an urgent request for food has
been received here.
Soviet troops who took refuge in
Prussia are fighting the Poles along
^ the frontier, according to the official
statement today. The Poles« have
been cautioned not to fire on German
territory.
In continuation of their campaign
to take Lemburg, the Bolsheviki are
v reported at a point just east of the
city, where the Poles have repulsed
repeated attacks.
There is a lull in the fighting on
the northern front.
FRENCH ADVICE TO POLES
PARIS, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—The foreign ministry has an
nounced that France has counseled
Poland to make attacks at the most
strategical military positions and
stop there until peace has been
signed, regardless of the ethnograph
ical frontier, because the military sit
uation would influence the peace
terms. The French advised, how
ever, the withdrawal of the armies to
Rvithin the border upon the signing
of peace.
Latest advices from the French
mission in Poland give information
that 80,000 Bolsheviki have been cap
tured by the Poles, 40,000 killed, and
30,000 interned in East Prussia.
AMERICAN SHIP HELD UP
BRUSSELS, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—The Socialist organ Leppeu
ple says the master of railways and
marine has decided at Antwei^p not
allow the American steamer Mercilla,
carrying munitions for Poland, to
leave the harbor there.
CAMPAIGN IN POLAND OVER
PARIS, " Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—Staff officers at General
Foch’s headquarters are agreed that
the campaign in Poland is virtually
tended. Heavier fighting and maneu
vering in future battles is expected.
GOVERNMENT RECEIVES
BIG SUM YEARLY FROM
PELTS ILLEGALLY TAKEN
Violations of the game laws per
taining to fur-bearing animals have
resulted in a small fortune accruing
to the government through seizure of
illegally-taken pelts made by Marshal
E. R. Jordan of the Second division
during the past year. Approximately
$10,000 worth of skins of various kinds
a majority of them beaver, were
shipped by the marshel’s office on the
Victory recently, consigned to the
treasury department. Under the pro
visions of the game laws, the furs
will be sold and the money turned in
to the United States treasury.
^ Violation of the laws prohibiting
capture of beaver, marten and other
fur-bearers whose proection is de
sired, are not numerous in the Nome
district, says the Nugget. Most of
the furs seized by the marshal while
they were in transit from other sec
tions of the territory to the outside.
KNIGHTS TO VISIT ALASKA
Siv men, comprising the degree
team of the local lodge of Knights of
Columbus, together with Mr. M. J.
Luby, state deputy of the order, will
leave Spokane August 31 for Seattle,
whence they will sail for Juneau,
Alaska, with a score of other mem
bers of the order and their families
to initiate about 40 candidates into
the Knights of Columbus.
BAR ASSOCIATION
FAVORS LEGAL AID
BUREAUS FOR POOR
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—Speakers at the American
Bar Association convention today rec-1
ommended the establishment of legal j
I
aid bureaus throughout the country to
give free legal advice to the poor as
a means of escaping radicalism. It
\vas said many poor people believed
poverty was a bar to the securing of
their legal rights.
WAGE INCREASE
COAL MINERS
OF ILLINOIS
CHICAGO. Aug. 27 (by Associate! j
Press).—Coal miners working by the j
day will receive a wage increase of !
$.50 per day retroactive to August 16
under an agreement ratified here last
night by representatives of operators
and miners.
KANSAS MEN WANT SAME PAY
PITTSBURG, Kan., Aug. 27 (by As
sociated Press).—Kansas miners will
demand, at the joint conference Mon
day with operators, the same increase
in wages given to the Illinois miners.
CHRISTIANS KILLED
BY BAND BOUDOINS
CAIRO, Aug 27 (by Associate!
Press).—One hundred and fifty Chris
tians have been killed at Ajlun, a
village 50 miles from Jerusalem, by
a band of Boudians.
WOMEN TO CAMPAIGN
FOR NOMINEE HARDING
_____
SPOKANE, Aug. 27 (^by Associated
Press).—Women are planning a front
porch campaign for Harding. It is
announced that five-minute speeches
will be made on porches by women
speakers.
DIVERS WORKING TO
RAISE PRINCESS SOPHIA.
According to Captain John Tibbets
in command of the tug Harold C., for
the Deep Sea Salvage Company, div
ers are at work every day for the
! company, placing lines on the wreck
| of the Princess Sophia at Vanderbilt
reef in Lynn canal. They are getting
the wreck prepared for the big lift.
A tug boat recently arrived from
Puget sound with three barges in tow i
and a quantity of equipment to be
used in raising the wreck. As soon
as the barges are equipped with the
necessary hoisting tackle the actual
raising of the boat from the bottom
will commence.
Judge Bunnell expressed the belief
at Dawson that Mailo Segura, who is
under sentence of death at Fair
banks, will escape with life imprison
ment through clemency of President
Wilson.
DEFRAUDS WOMEN BY
LEVYING BOGUS TA)
PITTSBURG, Aug. 27 (by Associ
ated Press).—A bogus tax collector
shortly after Secretary of State Colbj
had signed the suffrage proclamation
yesterday, called on New York women
and told them they must pay a tax ii
the wanted to vote, collected the
money, and departed.
COMMUNISTS DESTROY !
; HYDRO-AEROPLANES
LONDON, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—Munitions and hydro-aero
planes of a value of $2,000,000 were
recently confiscated by the entente
commission in the Pinsche woods on
| the Spree river. They were destroyed
i by 3,000 employes of the plant, many
I of whom were Communists, says a
1 dispatch to the Times.
I
ON ROCKS AT GRAYS HARBOR
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—The tug Wallula is reported storm bound
at Astoria, efforts to cross the Columbia river bar
and proceed to the assistance of the schooner De
fiance proving fruitless.
The Defiance is reported on the rocks outside
of Grays Harbor.
A 75-mile gale is raging outside the Columbia
bar.
LONGSHOREMEN
OF WHITE STAR
LINE ON STRIKE
NEW: YORK, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—Longshoremen stopped work
today on four White Star liners as a
protest against the action of the BaH
tic’s crew in allowing British authori
ties to remove Archiboship Mannix
from the ship on its last trip. Offi
cials of the line asked that police re
serves be rushed to the piers.
The strikers marched to the piers
of the Cunard line, pulled out other
workers there, and then started for
the piers of the Anchor line.
TIMBER LANDS BEING
DESTROYED BY FIRE
SHERIDAN, Wyo., Aug. 27 (by As
sociated Press).—Fires are sweeping
the timber land of the Big Horn dis
trict, where more than a hundred
acres have been burned. Big crews
are en route to fight the flames.
WHOLESALE PRICE OF
FLOUR TAKES DROP
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 (by As
sociated Press). — Flour wholesale
prices dropped 40 cents a barrel to
day when the wheat exchange an
nounced that this year’s wheat crop
was somewhat over-supplying the de
mand.
FIRE DAMAGES PLANT
OF SHINGLE COMPANY
PORT MOODY, B. C., Aug. 27 (by
Associated Press).—Fire today in the
plant of the McNail Shingle Com
pany destroyed sheds, office and ma
terial worth $75,000. The mill was
sared.
INCENDIARISM
AND SHOOTING
IN IRISH RIOTS
BELFAST, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—Serious rioting broke out
last night and considerable shooting
and some incendiarism. A number
of wounded were taken to hospitals.
SINN FEINERS MAKE RAID
OMAGH, Ireland, Aug. 27 (by As
sociated Press).—Sinn Feiners made
a dash through the village of Drum
quin, where a fair was in progress,
shooting from motor cars. A police
sergeant was slightly wounded and a
constable critically injured. The
raiders then attacked the barracks
but were repulsed.
MILLIONAIRE’S WILL
IS TO BE CONTESTED
SALEM, Mass., Aug. 27 (by Associ
ated Press).—A contest of the will of
Edward F. Searles, millionaire recluse
who left an estate of $50,000,000 to
an obscure clerk, Arthur T. Walker,
will be made by Albert Victor Searles,
a nephew, who got only $250,000.
SPRINGBOARD DIVING
CONTEST WON BY YANKS
ANTWERP, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—Americans won the first
places in the springboard diving con
tests, with L. E. Keuhn of Portland
first.
WANTS UNCLE SAM TO
APPOINT COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (by Asso
ciated Press).—The Serbian govern
ment asked asked the United States,
Great Britain, France and Italy to ap
point representatives on an allied
commission to investigate the conflict
between Albania and the Jugo-Slovaks.
COX’S CHARGES OF REPUBLICAN
CAMPAIGN FUNDS HAS BEEN
MOST EMPHATICALLY DENIED
-a -
HEARING ON ALASKA
FISH REGULATIONS TO I
BE HELD NEXT MONTH
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SEATTLE, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—Colonel Shultz, army engi
neer in charce of this district, an
nounced today that a hearing will be
held at Juneau, September 14, on
questions involved in proposed
changes of government regulations
relative to floating fish traps in Alas
kan waters.
BOY BANDITS
ATTEMPT HOLD
UP PACKING CO.
CHICAGO, Aug. 27 ((y Associated
Press).—Three boy bandits were ar
rested today after an attempted rob
bery of a $40,000 payroll from the
Wilson Company, packers. ’
The confessed a plot to kill Charles
Comiskey, the baseball magnet, in his ^
office, on September 16, after over
powering the guard at the W;hitc Sox ‘
park. They said they intended to
steal the gate receipts from the ball
game of that date.
NOME SQUADRON lT~ !
AT RUBY ON RETURN!
I
DAWSON, Aug. 27 (by Associated
Press).—A Nome special to the Daw
son Daily News says the aviators t
reached Ruby on the return trip. ^
GOLD OUTPUT OF
YUKON IS SMALL!
I
DAWSON, Aug. £7 (by Associated
Press).—The gold yield of the placer
camps of the Yukon valley for the
year 1920 are estimated at $448,500.
The winter freeze will wind up the
season in six weeks. >
TEXAS TO CELEBRATE ;
RATIFICATION SUFFRAGE;
AUSTIN, Tex., Aug. 27 (by Associ- .
ated Press).—The governor has issued j
a proclamation designating Septem
ber 4 as a holiday for the celebration
of ratification of the woman suffrage
amendment.
plumbdispleased" ;
WITH RATE INCREASE;
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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 (by As- S
sociated Press).—Glenn Plumb, author
of the Plumb plan of railroad man
agement, declares the new freight |
rate increase means.a diminished in
come for everyone to increase the in
come of owners of railroad securities.
FISH QUOTATIONS
i
j
SEATTLE, Aug. 27.—(Special to {
the Daily Times).—Prices at noon. <
Aug. 26: Halibut, 14^c; chickens, i
6c; sable fish. 5c; red and ling cod, 2c. i
PITTSBURG, Aug. 27 (by Associ
ated Press).—Information to support
his charges that a Republican cam
paign fund of $15,000,000 is being
raised, was given out today by Gov
ernor Cox. The chief exhibit is a
typewritten list purporting to show
the Republican campaign quotas im
posed on 51 principal cities in 27
states aggregating $8,145,000. Cox
ieclared Harding was acquainted
with the details and that Chairmans
Hays of the Republican national com
mittee approved the plan.
AIRCRAFT WASTE IN COX’S STATE
NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (by Associ
ited Press).—Chairman Hays, reply
ng to Governor Cox’s Pittsburg
speech today, declared Cox had “such
intimate knowledge of the wasting
)f millions in aircraft production in
‘is state during the war that he
Ireamed millions.” He declared Cox
had failed to prove the charges be
muse they were false.
SAYS LIST IS PHONEY ONE
CHICAGO, Aug. 27 (by Associated
3ress).—Fred W. Uppman, Republican
lational treatsurer, declared Cox's
scheduled campaign fund quota of 51
cities, was a “phony list which I
aever heard of before.” He said
somebody must have played a joke on
jox and declared tbat the Republican
national committee had never appor
ioned any quotas to cities, but to
states only, denying any vast attempts
it collections. He showed a state
nent of collection up to this morning
otallmg $#,000,000, of which New
fork gave a quarter of a million. He
•eiterated the statement of Chairman
lays that the budget plans of the
>arty called for slightly more than
>3,000,000.
:OX INTIMATES MORE EXPOSES
NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (by Associated
3ress).—Governor Cox has indicated
hat he will make further exposes of
he Republican campaign funds within
i w'eek following his charge at Pitts
)urg today that the party is raising
i quota of $8,000,000 in 27 cities.
COOS BAY LUMBER
TO BE REHABILITATED
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 (by As
cciated Press).—Receivers of the
loos Bay Lumber Company have been
iruered by the federal master in chan
:ery to return a rehabilitation and re
inencing fund and deliver $759,000 to
be trustees of the company.
LAST PICTURE BRIDES
COMING NEXT MONTH
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 (by A$
iociated Press).- -The last steamship
rom Japan to the Pacific coast on.
vhich pTture brides can be brought
o cV.s country i? the Tenyo Marti,,
[lie here -next month, according to u
tatemrnt by the Japanese Association
if America to Senator Phelan.
CARLYON REFERENDUM
IS STRONGLY ENDORSED
EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 27 (by As
sociated Press).—The Good Roads
Association convention today voted
in overwhelming indorcement for the
)arlyon referendum measure provid
ng a $30,000,000 bond issue for the
mprovement of state roads.
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