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The Cordova Daily Times
VOL, 5, NO. 229_tDRDOVA, ALASKA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1920 PRICE TEN CENTS . WOULD RECONSTRUCT WORLD ASSOCIATION POLES FIRED ON FROM GERMAN SOIL POLES DECIMATE SOVIET COLUMN NEAR LEMBURG WARSAW, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Today’s official statement .says Polish artillery has decimated the principal column of the retreating Bolsheviks on the northwest front. Repeated attacks in the vicinity of Lemburg were repulsed. The northern fruit is unguarded. PARIS, Aug. 28 (by Associated! Press).—Willingness to transfer the! peace negotiations at Minsk to a neu-| tral country lias been expressed at Moscow according to a wireless mes sage that has been picked up here by the Eiffel tower wireless station. PARIS. Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—The foreign ministry has been advised that the Bolsheviki are mak ing a desperate stand at Grodno, where all possible reserves are being concentrated and a great battle is ex ^ pected. PARIS, Aug. 28 (by Associated ^ ^vPress).—A Polish communique says Bolsheviki batteries stationed on Ger man soil have fired on Polish troops. SOCIALISTS TOPLACE DEBS’ NAME ON TICKET OMAHA, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—The Socialist convention de cided to place Eugene V. Debs’ name for president on the state Ticket in the November election. ZAMORA’S PRISONERS EFFECT AN ESCAPF MEXICO CITY, Aug. 28 (by Asso ciated Press).—British and American ^subjects captured by Zamora are re ported to have escaped during a bat tle in the state of Jalisco yester day. Zamoras forces were routed. VOLCANIC ACTIVITY IN SAN SALVADOR SAN SALVADOR, Aug. 28 (by As sociated Press).—The volcano Sanni Suel is throwing out sand and ashes here. No damage has been reported. COLBY EVADES WOMEN PROTESTING AGAINST MACSWEENEY ARREST WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (by Asso ciated Press).—Women concerned in - ^ Irish freedom failed in their effort to lay before Secretary of State Col by their protest against the imprison ment of Lord Mayor MacSweeney, of 'Cork. BOO l CHICAGO WILL DRAW PROBE CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Warrants issued for seven men and three prohibition agents is expected to start an investigation of alleged conspiracy between federal -agents and wholesale whiskey dealers evade the prohibition law. CRUISER PITTSBURG ORDERED TO DANZIG .WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (by Asso ciated Press).—Secretary of the navy Daniels announced today that he has ordered the cruiser Pittsburg to pro ceed from Reval to Danzig to protect Americans. INSULTBRIUSH AT ANTWERP BOOING ANTHE ANTWERP, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Booing at the British nation al anthem at a reception following the polo match won by England from the Belgium team, resulted in a meet ing of representatives of all nations called by the British, at which the affair was termed a national insult.; Officials promised that the*Ant-! werp papers will given an apology to the Olympic committee. CLOUD BURST CAUSE DAMAGE IN KENTUCKY LOUISVILLE, Ken., Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Carlisle, Ken tucky reports danage to the extent- . of $100,000 caused by a cloud burst in that vicinity. No deaths are reported but a num ber of dwellings were swept from their foundations. auiu held ur and ROBBED OF BIG SUM HAMMOND, Ind., Aug. 28 (by As-; sociated Press).—Three men in an automobile held up and robbed the ''pHiunaster general of the American Company here and escaped with over $15,000 in cash. ASSOCiATTONIS ORGANIZED BY ARMY MEN TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 28 (by As sociated Press).—Former soldiers from every country in the world met here to form a state association to combat radicalism in politics. The intention is to avoid partisan politics, it was declared. Several former soldiers have been indorsed for state offices. LORRY BRIYER KILLED j IN DUBLIN RIOTING DUBLIN, Aug. 28 (by Associated! Press).—A military lorry was at- i tacked this morning, the driver being killed and an officer and two privates ! wounded. -* BARRACKS WRECKED IN BELFAST BELFAST, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Fierce rioting occurred in West Belfast today. A police barracks was wrecked and the miliatry fired into the crowd attacking it. Many gunshot victims were admitted to the Royal Victoria hospital. SUTHERLAND IS WELL RECEIVED BY SEWARDITES . SEWARD, Aug. 28 (Special to the Daily Times).—A large and enthusi astic audience greeted Dan A. Suther land and A1 Chamberlain, Republi can candidates for delegate to con gress and territorial senator, respect ively, who opened their campaign here last night. The issues of the day were touched upon in clean-cut speeches, in which all personalities were eliminated. The speakers were received most cordially and their re marks applaunded. It is the opinion here that this section will go strongly Republican, at the November election. PETITIONS ASK CLEMENCY FOR ST. LOUIS, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Premier Lloyd George of England, at Lucerne, was bombarded with requests in behalf of Lord Mayor MaeSweeney of Cork, declar ing Clemency would open the way for! reconciliation with Ireland, while a re - fusal would have the opposite ef fect. MACSWEENEY WORSE TODAY LONDON, Aug. 27 (by Associated Press).—The condition of Lord Mayor MaeSweeney was Avorst today. He spent a restless night. HEARINGS BEGUN ON INCREASING RATES WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (by Asso ciated Press).—The interstate com commerce commission has begun hearings on the application of the American Express Company rate in crease of 15 per cent. COX SAYS REPUBLICANS HAVE “GONE FOOLISH” NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Thousands gathered at the station here today to greet Governor Cox and he was showered with (lowers on his arrival. He will spend two days in New York. Governor Cox declared that Repub lican efforts to raise a presidential campaign fund were “bold, brazen and foolish.” He said the Republican lead ership had “simply gone foolish” HARDING GIVES RAILROAD ACT MARION, Ohio, Aug. 28 (by Associ ated Press).—Senator Harding, in speaking to a group of railroad em ployes last night, unqualifiedly in dorsed the Esch-Cummins railroad reorganization act. He said that in the near future the workers would realize it was the greatest forward step in the history of all railroad leg islation. »• END OF SOVIET TO OCCUR SOON SAYS DISPATCH COPENGHAGEN, Aug. 28 (by As sociated Press).—Petrcgrad advices state that the conditions in that city are critical, and the fall of the Soviet government seems imminent. Infor-i mation from the front is believed to be responsible for great discontent and many shops in that city have been closed. All valuables have been seized by the Bolsheviki. Any demon strations by the populace is immed iately punished by the shooting of the participants. Excitement is said to be increasing within the garrison there and a re volt is expected. ASSIMILATION NATION ALIEN ---— NEW YORK. Aug. 28 (by Associ-1 ated Press).—The Americanization commission of the American Legion has submitted to officials at Ellis' island a plan for assimilating the na tions’ alien population and bringing' it into immediate association with American institutions. The Legion proposes to establish headquarters in-; New York, using all posts through out the country as branches. The Americanization work plans j to have the authorities release immi grants to the commission. Commis sioner Wells is said to have given the plan his approval. LONGSHOREMEN DEMAND MACSWEENEY’S RELEASE NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (by Associ ated Press).—Two thousand long shoremen quit work here today, tieing up every British ship in port. They will attempt to spread the walkout into every port in the United States. Their object is the hope of forcing great Britain to relase MocSweeney, the lord mayor of Cork. MUTINY IN RANKS OF CHILEAN TROOPS LIMA, Portugal, Aug. 28 (by Asso ciated Press).—It is officially report ed that serious mutinies have oc curred among 15,000 Chilean troops in the province of Tavna and Arica, j and a number were killed. The troops are clamoring for a return io their homes. BEMS BEAT BY HELENA, Mont., Aug. 28 (by Asso ciated Press).—Complete .returns from Silver bow county indicate that Congressman John M. Evans, running for renomination on the Democratic ticket in the First district, has been defeated by ffurton Wfetson, Non Partisana League candidate. This gives the Nonpartisaners a clean sweep of the Democratic ticket. NEGRO BEFORE HANGING ASKS FOR CHERRY PIE DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 28 (by Asso ciated Press).—Fred Douglas, a ne gro, was hanged today for the murder of the manager of an oil station. For his last meal he asked for a big cherry pie. TWO KILLED RAID ON STILL BY NEGROES OKLAHOMA (TTY, Aug. 28 (by As sociated Press).—Deputy Sheriff H Adrean and Stanley Weiss, federal prohibition agent and a negro alleged to be a moonshiner were killed here today. Another deputy was seriously wounded near Arcadia when officers attempted to raid a still. A Posse has left for the scene of the crime. Other negroes, it is said, are guarding all approaches to the still. WANTS FUNDS MINOR PARTIES INVESTIGATED CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—James Martin Miller, for- i mer consul general to New Zealand.! sent letters to Chairman Kenyon of j the senate campaign investigating committee asking him to look into the campaign finances and methods j of minor political parties, saying the ; Socialists are raising a larger fund than ever before, and that the Non partisan League is raising an enor mous sum for a propaganda and poli tical campaign purpose. He says it is reported the Socialists are being fi nanced by the Russian Bolsheviki. WOMEN VOTERS PARTICIPATE IN BOND ELECTION SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Women of this municipality claim the distinc tion of being first to vote under the suffrage amendment. They are par ticipating in today’s special election on a proposed issue of bonds for im provement of the water supply. BORAH WILL TAKE STUMP FOR HARDING X BOISE, Idaho., Aub. 28 (by 9ssoei- j ated Press).—Senator Borah left for the east to take part in the coming j campaign. He says he will deal with the League of Nations and the res toration of constitutional government. THIRTY INJURED iF GAS TANK EXPLOSION NE WYORK, Aug. 28 (by Associat ed Press).—Thirty men were injuerd, eight seriously, and four buildings were wrecked in an explosion here today of an acetyline gas tank in the yards of the Detroit Pressed Steal Company. HARDING HAS PROPOSAL FOR NEW TRIBUNAL MARION, O., Aug. 28 (by Associated Press). — Pronouncing the existing League of Nations as a definite and irredeemable failure, Senator Harding today proposed a new effort to con struct world association on the trame woia of The Hague tribunal, with such attributes of the league as may be found safe and practical. He promised to make an immediate effort, with the advice 01 the ablest men of both par ties, to form such an association. Touching on.Mexico, the nominee de clared for a “plain notice to every government on earth that the United States will submit to no wrong to its citizens or their property.” MINE GUARDS AND STRIKERS DOING BATTLE CHARLESTON, W. Va„ Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Major Payne Baldwin, a detective, was wounded in a fight which started this morn:ng early between striking miners and guards of the Willis Branch Coal Company’s mine in Raleigh county. Two trains are being held outside, the crews being afraid to take them inside. State police are on the scene attempting to quiet the disturbance. SCHOONERONROCKS MAY BE PULLED OFF ABERDEEN, Wash., Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—The schooner De fiance, which went ashore at the en trance of the harbor yesterday in a gale, is expected to be pulled off at high tide today. DELAYED PLANE LEAVES NOME FOR FAIRBANKS NOME, Aug. 28 (delayed).—Captain Street has finished repairs to his en gine and expects to hop off Friday morning, reaching Fairbanks on the same day. The other planes will await him at Ruby on the Yukon river. PETROGRAD PEOPLE SUFFERING FOR FOOD TOKIO, Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Letters received here from Petrograd tell of great suffering and scarcity of food. The whole popula tion, it is claimed, is suffering from malnutrition. HAsioFMROF DEMPSEY PUNCH BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 28 (by Associated Press).—Billy Miske, who fights Jack Dempsey on Labor day, declared he has no fear of the champion’s knockout punch. He said he would carry the fight to Dempsey instead of backing away, and would match his speed in boxing skill.