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The Cordova Daily Times
(MEMBER OF ASSOCIATED PRESS) VOL. 5 NoT750 CORDOVA, ALASKA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1920_PRICE TEN CENTS HARDING OUTLINES NEW INDUSTRIAL POLICY $100,000 FUND ESTABLISHED FOR CHURCH WORK IN ALASKA -BISHOP ROWE -FOUNDATION IS NOW ASSURED Synod Commemorates Anni versary of Service of Alas ka Bishop by Setting Aside Fund to be Spent. SEATTLE, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—A special committee of the third synod of the Pacific Protestant Episcopal church recommended a res ^ ohition commemorating the twenty fjfth anniversary of the services of Bishop Peter Trimble Rowe in Alaska, where iho bishop has been stationed since 1S i 15. The recom mendation of the committee was adopted by the synod and the anni versary was commemorated by the es tablishment of the Bishop Rowe foundation fund of $11)0.000, to be pre sented to him on November 80. The income from the fund is to be used by him for work in Alaska at his discre tion during the remainder of his epis copate there. After that the income will be used in the same work under the direction of the president of the governing council. •DIVORCE SUIT FILED BY WIFE FOR CRUELTY KANSAS CITY, Oct. 2 (by Associ ated Press).—Charging extreme cru elty and violence. Mrs. Frances Swope Hyde, wife of Dr. Clarke Hyde, who luis three times been tried on the charge of murdering Mrs. Hyde's uncle, Thomas Swope, a millionaire philanthropist, filed suit today tor divorce. PLANE DROPS IN LAKE AND CREW DROWNED CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—A naval airplane dropped into Lake Michigan today and sank with its crew before rescue boats ar rived. COX ON LAST LEG OF SPEAKING TOUR KANSAS CITY, Oct. 2 (by Associ ated Press).—Governor Cox entered Missouri today on the last lap of his, western tour, speaking at Joplin this looming, lie will speak here late to day and leave for Fremont, O., to ► night. CHRISTIAN DENIES THAT EFFORT IS MADE TO DESTROY INDUSTRY PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 2 (by Asso ciated Press).—Parley Christensen, candidate of the FaYmer-Labor party for president, in an address here last night, declared the Farmer-Labor party is an American organization and “does not want to destroy indus try,” and denied any plans to confis cate industry. He opposed the League of Nations, which he said was a com pact of international bankers. ALASKA PLANES HELD BACK ON RETURN FLIGHT BY DAMAGED MACHINE WILL REASSEMBLE AT FARGO AND CONTINUE TRIP BACK TO NEW YORK WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (by Asso ciated Press).—Army planes o£ the Alaska flight will reassemble at Fargo. Lieut. Hutt is delayed at Haz elton through damage to his machine in landing there last Wednesday. Lieut. Kirkpatrick has been ordered to wait at Fargo for the other planes. BIG FINES ARE COLLECTED BY SEATTLE. Oct. £ (by Associated Press). — The federal prohibition squad report shows 256 arrests and 106 stills seized during the first six months of the present year. Fines assessed amounted to $156,000 a month. Forty-one automobiles were confiscated, their value being ap praised at $70,000. Eleven boats and an aeroplane were also confiscated. The report was prepared by Donald A. McDonald, federal prohibition director for Washington and Alaska. ADOPT RESOLUTIONS AGAINST JAP AGITATION HONOLULU. Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—Tlie American community in Tokio has adopted resolutions de claring that the California anti-Jap anese agitation is a menace to Amer ican friendship, according to informa tion received by a local Japanese newspaper. MANY OKLAHOMANS MUST STAND TRIAL — OKALHOMA CITY, Oct. 2 (by As sociated Press).—Thirty merchants and proprietors of restaurants were arrested today on federal warrants charging violation of the Lever act and profiteering. The arrests fol lowed indictments returned by the | grand jury. CONTRACT AWARDED FOR AIR MAIL ROUTE — WASHINGTON. Oct. 2 (by Associ j ated Press).- -Ward Hubbard of Seat tle has been awarded the contract to transport mail Uy seaplane from Seat tle to Victoria, inaugurating the ser ! vice on October to. This will mean a i big saving of time to incoming and j outgoing Oriental mail. CALIFORNIA MEN TRAPPFD IN MINE FIRE SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2 (by Asso ciated Press).—Asa Kingsbury and I Reginald Lampoon were trapped in a ! mine fire at Copperopolis on Thuro ! day and burned to death. Efforts are I being made to remove their bodies to I day. 'profiteers receive flogging BUDAPEST, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—Flogging as a punishment for convicted profiteers has proved so satisfactory to the public that the ministry of Justice is considering its infliction for other offenses. WILL CONTINUE PROBEREPORT CROOKEDNESS Grand Jury at Chicago to Re sume Quizzing on Monday When ‘ ‘ Muggsy ’ ’ McGraw Will Be Called as Witness. CHICAGO. Oct. 2 (by Associated Cress).—The grand jury which has been investigating gambling in the last world’s baseball series will con tinue their search of baseball history for evidences of crookedness. Testi mony will be resumed Monday, with .1. .1. (“Muggsy”) McGraw. manager of the New York National league club, j and others, called as witnesses. BROOKLYN TEAM EXONERATED ,\i:\Y YORK. Oct. 2 (by Associated 1’iess). -District Attorney Lewis of Kings county stated today that an investigation has failed to disclose anv plan to fix tin's year’s world’s baseball series. All members of the Brooklyn Nationals are exonerated of any such attempt. NEW BOARD TAKES FORM CHICAGO. 0(1. 2 (bv Associated 1’ross). -The major baseball leagues are planning to false file control of baseball away from the men "finan cially interested.” abolish fins national commission and appoint-'a “civilian I tribunal” (o officiate instead of the commission. M’ADOO MAKES TOUR OF WEST IN BEHALF COX NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—William G. McAdoo will | start a speaking tour on the Pacific coast on October 30, it was announced today by the Democratic national headquarters. Secretary of Labor Wilson will bein a tour of the west October 8. and Homer Cummins, for mer chairman of the Democratic na tion committee, will start making speeches for the Democratic national ticket on October (i. TYPHOON KILLS MANY AND DESTROYS PROPERTY ._ TOKIO. Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—Scores of lives have been J lost and widespread property damage caused by a typhoon centering at Yokohama. i_____ DECLARES RATS NOT BUBONIC CARRIERS | PORT ARTHUR, Oct. 2 (by Asso ! dated Press).—Public health service trappers have caught 9,000 rats and laboratory tests show no Bubonic plague among them. NATION’S GROSS DEBT CUT DOWN BY MILLIONS WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (by Associ ated Press).—The nation’s gross debt was reduced $237,250,000 during Sep tember, according to an announce ment today by the treasury depart ment. RUSSIA STRIKE SPREADS AND MANY KILLED I Rumor Says Premier Trotzky^ Has Been Killed and Gener al Budeny Tried by Court Martial at Petrograd. COPENHAGEN, Oct. 2 (by Associ cat.ed Press). — Helsingfors reports say the strike movement is rapidly spreading in Russia, resulting in seri ous disturbances. Travelers arriving here confirm recent reports of Petro- j grad street conflicts, where mobs killed several Soviet commissioners. Persistent rumors are circulated that Premier Trotzky has been wounded and that General Budeny is being | court, martialed at Petrograd. Mass! meeting were held at which resolu tions were adopted favoring immedi ate peace with the entire world. sjFS>cm\ir i Ouumtu i.'juv-J.u WASHINGTON. Oct. 2 (by Associ ated Press).—General John .1. Persh ing was decorated today with the medaille inilitaire, tlie highest French | decoration, by General Marie Fayolle ot' the French army, who commanded the first American troops in France. General Pershing accepted the honor “in the name of the America nanny.” COALMINERS ACCEPT OFFER OF OPERATORS SEATTLE, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—Coal miners of Washington! have rejected a separate offer to set tle with the operators, but by a refer endum vote of 1.6(14 to 923 have ac cepted the recent joint agreement reai bed between th emitters’ and oper ators' joint committee. This gives an inctetse of $1.5U for day work for men and 82 cents for boys, retroactive to September 10. The miners had de manded that their award should be retroactive to August 16. SEATTLE MAN KILLED FOR BREAKING HOME SEATTLE, Oct. 2 (by Associated Pie, .<).— John Walton today shot and killed Janies Hendry, a marine engi neer. and then surrendered to the pollin'. Walton declares Hendry broke up his home. BRITISH AND JAPS CONTROL MEXICAN OIL MEXICO CITY, Oct. 2 (by Associ ated Cress).—The British government has secured control of the petroleum industry in Lower California, while Japan dominates the industry in the state of Sonora, according to state ments published today in a Mexico City newspaper, which quotes its in formation as coming from official and unofficial sources. STORM WARNINGS OUT AND GALE PREVAILS AT MOUTH OF COLUMBIA ALASKA, OREGON AND WASHING INGTON ADVISED OF AP PROACHING STORM SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2 (by Asso ciated Press).—The weather bureau today ordered storm warnings sent to all stations in Washington and Ore gon because ol severe gales off Sitka and Prince Rupert. The thermometer is below 211 with a gale of (ill miles off the mouth of the Columbia river. MUST PROTECT WATER FRONT AFSTIN. Tex.. Oct. 2 (by Associ ated Press).—Governor Hobby has ordered Ranger Captain !!. B. Brooks, who is in command of the police in Galveston, to furnish adequate police.) protection along the Galveston water front if it takes the entire national guard “or every man in Texas.” Dis orders have occurred on the water front as a result of the strike of long-! shoremen. -- FIRE BREAKS OUT ON PIER GALVKSTON, Tex., Oct. 2 (by As sociated Press). — Fire believed to j have resulted from spontaneous corn-! bastion broke out last night on pier No. 41. Industrial guardsmen rushed) to the scene and are fighting the) flames. Four steamships tied up at the dock are endangered. FOREST FIRES SHOW DECREASE FOR YEAR OLYMPIA, Wash., Oct. 2 (by Asso ciated Press).—There was a decrease of 100 per cent in the number of for est fires in Washington this year as compared with the last two, accord ing to the report of the state forester issued today. One hundred and fifty four fires were started during the season, tourists and campers being blamed for most of them. DESTROYER SUFFERED DAMAGE TO ENGINE RIGA, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press). -The United States destroyin' Kane suffered some damage to its engines outside of Riga but is not in need of assistance, a wireless from the boat says today, and it exp< .s to be here tomorrow. SENATOR CRANE iS DEAD AT MASSACHUSETTS HOME DALTON, Mass., Oct. 2 fby Associ ated Press).'—Former United States Senator \V. Murray Crane, for years a power in the Republican party, died here today. He took a prominent part in the Republican convention at Chi cago last summer. TACOMA BOXER PUTS OVER KNOCK-OUT VANCOUVER, B. C., Oct. 2 (by As sociated Press).—"Tiney” Herman, Tacoma heavyweight boxer, knocked out Andre Anderson of Chicago in the sixth round of their bout here last night. w | ONE FOR ALL, ALL FOR ONE, HARDING IDEA Republican Candidate Says This Must Be Motto If the United States is to Achieve the High Ideals Sought. WEST JEFFERSON, Ohio, Oct 2 (by Associated Press). — Senator Harding, addressing a Republican rally here last night, advocated an agricultural and industrial policy that will co-ordinate American resources tor the common good of all. He de < lured "one for all and all for one” must be the motto of individual ef fort if the nation is to achieve its full potentialities, arid pleaded for the bet terment of the condition of farmers. ITALIAN AMBASSADOR TO U. S. GETS TRANSFERRED WASHINGTON. Oct. 2 t By Associ ated Press). — Announcement was made here today that Baron Avsonna, llie Italian ambassador to the United States, lias been transferred to an other post. * LOWDENAND SPROUL WILL AID HARDING NEW YORK, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—Announcement was made to day by Republican headquarters that Governors Bowden of Illinois and Sproule of Pennsylvania will actively support Senator Harding during the remainder of the campaign. Arrange ments are being made for speaking tours in which the governors will cover many of the eastern states. FAMOUS ATHLETE ACCEPTS NEW JOB CHICAGO, Oct. 2 (by Associated Press).—Martin A. Delaney, famous athlete, has accepted the management of the Chicago Athletic Association, according to a report circulated here today. IS CRITICALLY ILL CAPE MAY, N. J„ Oct. 2 (by Asso ciated Press). Edgar Page Stile, e naimnet et byt.Tns, is critically ill here. Stile wrote “Beulahland" and more than 300 other hymns and songs. , lie is in his eighty-fifth year. FIFTY-FIRST DAY OF HUNGER STRIKE AND MAYOR STILL ALIVE LONDON, Oct. 3 (by Associated Press).—The doctor at Brixton prison made a final appeal today to Lord Mayor MacSwiney to accept food. The mayor was told he was sinking fast, but he declined to eat. This is the fifty-first day of his hunger strike.