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The Cordova Daily Times
(MEMBER OF ASSOCIATED PRESS)
. VOL 5 NO. 151 CORDOVA, ALASKA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1920 PRICE TEN CENTS
WORLD SERIES TOMORROW AT BROOKLYN
NO BREAK EXISTS BETWEEN HARDING AND REPUBLICAN LEADERS
LARGE CROWDS
A AH OPENING
WORLD SERIES
Many Applications for Admis
sion Turned Back Because
of Lack of Accomodations
at the Park.
NEW YORK. Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press).—Demand for seats for the
* frst game of the world’s series at
Brooklyn tomorrow far exceeds the
capacity of the park and thousands,
of applicants for seats have been
turned away.
The weather bureau today promised
fair weather for the game tomorrow.
Mayor Dylan of New York has ac
cepted the invitation to throw the
first ball.
INDIANS FORMULATE ATTACK
CLEVELAND, Oct, 4 (by Associ
ated Press).—Manager Tris Speaker
of the Cleveland baseball club, pen
nant winners in the American league,
conferred today with the members of
the team on a mode of attack against
Brooklyn tomorrow in the first game
of the world’s series. Joe Bagby, who
k won 31 games during the season, will
probably occupy the mound for the
, Indians, with Stanley Covaleskie and
Walter Mails ready to he called into
action.
APPROVE NEW BASEBALL BOARD
CHICAGO, Oct. 1 (by Associa’-1
Press).—Scores of telegrams express
ing approval of the proposed plan to
abolish the national commission and
take control of baseball from men
financially interested, started by clubs
of the major leagues, have been re
ceived here by those hack of the
movement.
•MINISTER RESIGNS AND
WANTS TO FIGHT DUEL
BUENOS AIRES. Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press).—Honorio Pueyrredon
foreign minister, resigned Saturday
and sent seconds to demand satisfae
tion from Senator Senito Fill Pueva
following the senator’s statement
that the foreign minister has "ap
proved a falsehood over his signa
ture.”
INQUIRY ORDERED
FUNDS SENT RUSSIA
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press). An inquiry has been
ordered into the source of the recent
shipment of money to Russia from
I niled States believed to be a
part of the Russian propaganda fund.
4
PLA1 FALLS
HARTFORD, Conn.. Oct. 4 (by As
sociated Press).—Lieutenant Arthur
t'. Wagner, of Wayburn, Saskatche
wan, was killed, aud Lieutenant Com
mander William Merrill Corry, com
manding officer of the aviation sec
tion of the Atlantic fleet, seriously
injured yesterday when their plane
crashed to the ground at the Hart
ford Golf Club.
SEATTLE FIRE CHEIF
REMOVED BY MAYOR
SERVED NINE YEARS
SEATTLE, Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press).—File Chief Frank L. Stetson
was removed Friday by Mayor Hugh
M. Caldwell and George E. Mantor,
a battalion chief, appointed as chief.
Mayor Caldwell declined to give any
reson for liis action. Stetson has
been chief for nine 'years. Mantor
has been in the fire department for
twenty years, rising from a pipeman.
K.OF C OFFERS
HUGE SUM FOR
AUDITORIUM
CHICAGO. Oct. 4 (l).v Associated
Press).—The board of directors of the
Knights of Columbus has voted to of
fer the American Legion $3.01)0.000 of
the remaining $40,000,000 to be col
lected for war purposes, to erect a
memorial building in Washington pat
terned after the Civic Auditorium in
San Francisco, with an auditorium
seating 20,000 and quarters for Veter
ans of Foreign Wars, Grand Army of
tile Republic, Spanish War Veterans
and similar organizations.
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OLD KAISER BILL TO :
PAY BIG INCOME TAX
THE HAGUE, Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press).—Tlie Dutch government
lias decided that former Kaiser Wil
liam of Germany must pay taxes on
an income of 1,500,000 geiders a year.
COX FINISHES
TOUR OF WEST
I
COLUMBUS, O., Oct. 4 (by Associ-]
ated Press).—Governor Cox is atj
home today 'after a trip of more than
11,000 miles during which he visited
every state west of the Mississippi
river.
He continued his plea today for
adoption of the League of Nations as
the paramount issue in the campaign.
Addressing a body of women, he
declared the women must use their
influence to abolish warfare.
FIVE KNOWN DEAD
IN STROMER WRECK
N’HW ORLEANS. Oct. 4 (by Asso
ciated Press).—Search is being made
in the gulf for 13 persons missing
from the steamship Speedwell, bound
for New Orleans, believed to have
been wrecked in last Wednesday’s
hurricane. Five in one of the Speed
well's life boat are known to have
drowned.
RIVERS AND HARBORS
CONGRESS AT PORTLAND
PORTLAND. Ore., Oct. 4 (by Asso
ciated Press).—The Rivers and Har
bors Congress of the Pacific North
west Will open a two days’ session
here today.
WILSON MAKES
FIRST APPEAL
OF CAMPAIGN
Urges Endorsement of Lea
gue of Nations and Says En
tire World Awaits Verdict
at November Election.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press).—President Wilson today
issued his first campaign appeal direct
to (he people, urging endorsement of
the League of Nations at the election
and declaring “(be whole world will
wait your verdict in November as it
would wait an intimation of what Its
future is to be.”
He characterized as “absolutely un
true" assertions that article three
would make it possible for other na
tions to lead the United States into
war. There is nothing in the cov
enant, he said, “which in the least
interferes with or impairs the right
of congress to declare war or not, ac
cording to its own independent judg
ment. as the constitution provides."
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POLES LEADS
MENATFRONT
WARSAW, Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press).—’President Pidulslti is at the
northern front personally command
ing the drive which resulted in the
complete defeat of sixteen Russian
Bolshevik divisions and (he taking of
prisoners numbering 42.000.
INDUSTRIAL DISTURBANCES
LONDON, Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press).—Reuters reports disturbances
in industrial establishments in Soviet
Russia and says a peace movement
is being agitated in the army on the
western Russian front.
FOUR L’S MAKE PLANS
TO COMBAT WOBBLIES
PORTLAND, Ore.. Oct. 4 (by Asso
ciated Press).—Plans for combatting
operations of the Industrial Workers
of the World in Oregon, Washington
and Idaho formed the chief topic of
discussion of the three days’ confer
ence of field officers of the Loyal
Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen.
The conference will close today.
FIRE CHIEF IS KILLED
IN CRASH WITH TRUCK
LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 4 (by Asso
ciated Press).—Fire Chief Neil T.
Somer died Saturday as a result of
injuries received in a collision be
tween the chief's car and a fire truck
going to a fire. Four other firemen
were injured.
BANDITS ROB CAFE
PATRONS AT LENOX
NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press).—Six masked bandits lined up
45 patrons of a Lenox avenue cafe
last night and robbed them of cash
and jewels worth $5,000 and made
their escape.
NO BREAK WITH
G. 0. P. LEADERS
HARDING SAYS
Candidate Goes to Fremont
! and Delivers Address at
Dedication of Memorial to
A. E. F. in France.
MAKION, O., Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press).—Senator Harding today de
nied reports of a break between him
self and leading irreconcilable in the
Republican party over the treaty is
sue. He said he had received de
tailed accounts of public speeches by
irreconcilables and found in them no
lack of harmony with Ids own views.
Senator Harding left Marion in an
automobile to speak at Fremont at
the dedication of memorial tablet
erected to soldiers who lost, (heir
lives in the war. lie praised the
heroism of the American expedition
ary forces and asked that their ser
vices be made an example for Amer
ican citizens during peace time. He
did not touch on political issues.
COMMUNISTS IN
AMERICA WITH
INTERNATIONAL
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (by Associ?
aled Press).—Evidence that the Com
munist party in America is “tightly
connected" with the Russian Third
international is disclosed in the re
port of the examination of Witty
Shaekman. former secretary to Pre
mier Lenine, who was arrested at the
instance of the department of justice.
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DEBS CAN’T GET AWAY TO JOIN
ATLANTA, Oa.. Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press).—Eugene Debs told mem
bers of the Socialist national commit
tee party today which visited him in
the Atlanta prison that he could not
join the Third International at pres
ent without reservations.
FRENCH REFUSE TO AFFILIATE
ORLEANS, France, Oct. 4 (by Asso
ciated Press).—The French Federa
tion of Labor has rejected a proposal
tor aflilication with the Third Inter
national.
CONSPIRACY CHARGE
AGAINST RANCHMEN
OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct. 4 (by As
sociated Press).- -George L., Joseph
('. ami Zach T. Miller, owners of the
■AH’ ranch near Ponca City, have
been placed under arrest following in
dictments charging conspiracy to de
fraud the government. It is charged
they obtained thousands of acres of
Indian lands adjoining their ranch un
der false pretenses.
IMPORT FLOW FROM
EUROPE CONTINUES
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press).—The flow of goods to
the United States from Europe con
tinued during August, while exports
decreased. The department of com
merce announced today that the fav
orable trade balance for the month
was only $179,000,000.
ARREST IN PITTSBURG
MAY CAUSE SOLUTION
NEW YORK EXPLOSION
PITTSBURG, Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press). — Information obtained from
Kloreen Seelenaka, arrested last night
with a small quantity of dynamite in
his possession, may iead to a solution
j of the Wall street explosion, accord
I ing to federal agents. Seelenaka was
j taken after a fight in a hotel room,
j His arrest may be followed by scores
j of others in Brooklyn and New York.
U. S. SUPREME
COURT MEETS
AFTER RECESS
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press).—The United States su
preme court reconvened today after |
a recess, and the docket was found j
to be crowded with important cases.
Many anti-trust matters are pending
and other cases of importance are
further attacks on the prohibition
amendment, suits contesting the anti- j
profiteering section of the food con-1
trol act, appeals in the Newberry j
election cases. It is probable also j
that tl'.e supreme court will be asked i
to consider other election cases and
more attacks on tin; suffrage amend
ment.
For the first time since 1918, Pres
ident Wilton today received (lie su
preme court justices. Their annual
visit to the White House last year
was omitted because of the presi
dent’s illness.
SUPER PLANES
HAVE RADIUS
CROSS PACIFIC
NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press). — Super seaplanes with a
cruising radius sufficient to enable
them to cross the Pacific ocean tire
under construction and will probably
lie delivered to the navy department
next spring, according to an an
nouncement todiiy by the Manufactur
ers’ Aircraft Association. Eight
torpedo planes with a cruising radius
of 400 miles are now en route from
Cleveland to San Diego, where they
will be stationed, co-operating with
tlie Pacific fleet in coast defenses.
TO ENFORCE TREATY
_ i
PARIS. Oct. 4 (by Associated!
Press).—-Important measures will be j
j taken to enforce the terms of the I
! treaties with German and Austria to j
1 prevent a union of those nations, j
j should the Austrian plebescite which
began October 1 decide in favor of
j the project, the foreign office an
nounced today.
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FIVE CHILDREN DIE
IN WISCONSIN FIRE
IRMA, Wis., Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press). — Five children burned to
death today in a lire which destroyed
the home of Edward Nelson, and the
latter received painful burns.
MURPHY TAKES
BIG END PURSE
IN AUTO CLASSIC
DePalmo Makes Fastest Times
For Single Mile, Making
Circuit at Rate of 100 Miles
an Hour.
FRESNO. Cal.. Oct. 4 (by Associ
ated Press). —.Timmy Murphy won the
San Joaquin valley automobile race
Saturday, his time being two hours,
four minutes and thirty-two seconds,
covering the 200 miles at an average
speed of 97 miles an hour. Eddie
O'Donnell was second. Tommy Milton
third, and Gaston Chevrolet fourth.
Ralph DePalma made the fastest lap,
averaging 100 miles an hour.
The new one-mile speedway over
which the race was run has a bank
of 42 degrees on the turns. This is
said to be the highest bank of any
track in the United States.
The race was the closing event of
Cue Fresno district fair, with a purse
of $15,000 divided among the four
leading entrants. L. A. Xures. presi
dent of the California State Automo
bile Association, acted as referee.
RADICAL ASKS COURT
TO GIY" HIM FREEDOM
BOSTON. Oct. 4 (by Associated
Press).—Ephim Kertz. formerly of
Seattle, an allegpd radical awaiting
deportation to Russia, has filed a peti
tion in the federal court hero asking
to he released on the ground that
those now awaiting deportation may
never he set back.
HEIR APPARENT MAKES
ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE
CONSTANTINOPLE, Oct. 4 (by As
sociated Press).—Abdul Mojid. heir
apparent to the throne of Turkey, at
tempted suicide Thursday by swallow
ing poison. A servant knocked the
bottle from his hand. L is said the
heir apparent was despondent over
his inability to join the Turks at the
front.
SEATTLE TO ENTERTAIN
PORT AUTHORITIES
CHICAGO Oc*. 4 (by Associated
Press).- Tile American Association.
;>l Port Ant:. uiAcs voted Saturday to
held the HLM volition in Seattle,
cn imitation of tlio Seattle port com
mission and the chamber of com
merce.
GAMBLING RAID
l'HILADEI.IMilOct. 4 (by Asso
ciated I'ressl.—'One policeman was
killed and five other men injured in
a three-coi turned tight last night be
tween policemen, gamblers and a
gang of bandits whom the police
found holding up the gamblers when
(hey went to raid the gambling place.
More than $10,000 in cash was found
on the tables in the gambling hall.

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