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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.
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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.
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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.

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