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The Cordova Daily Times
144 CORDOVA, ALASKA, FRIDAY, MAY 20, 1921 PRICE TEN CENTS
ALASKANS HOLD MEETING AT CAPITAL
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ALAMEDA SENT
NORTH SOON IS
REPORT TODAY
SEATTLE, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—While no attempt to name
definite sailing dates has been an
nounced, officials of the Alaska
steamship Company said today they
proposed to put back in commission
the Alameda, Victoria, Cordova and
possibly the Ketchikan at an early
date.
pr The Victoria and Cordova have
been shifted to Pier 2, where they are
being overhauled. The Cordova will
be sent to Kotzebue sound with sup
plies as soon as the Bering sea opens
and the Ketchikan will carry sup
plies of distillate and gasoline to iso
lated Arctic and Bering sea points.
Asks Injunction
Against Picketing
PORTLAND, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—The United States dis
trict attorney announced today that he
would ask for an injunction against
picketing by the marine workers
as the result of an attack on mem
bers of the crew of the steamer
Coaxet last night, when thffce of the
men were thrown into the Willamette
river.
Broken Air Pipe
Delays Watson
SEATTLE, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—The steamer Admiral Wat
son was forced to put in at Port
Townsend last night with a broken
air pump and was delayed several
hours. The break was not serious
and the Watson proceeded on her
way north this morning.
Deny Davis Given
Power to Settle
NEW YORK, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—Marine strike leaoers last
night denied the reports from Wash
ington that Secretary of Labor Davis
had been empowered to act for them
in negotiating a settlement of tbe
marine strike.
harTeyoven
INSTRUCTIONS
BY PRESIDENT
LONDON, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—Ambassador Harvey, in a
speech at the Pilgrims’ dinner yes
terday, announced that he had just
received instructions to represent
President Harding in the supreme
council with regard to the Silesian
question. He said that American sol
diers went to Europe to save the
United States and not to save Eu
ropean states opposed to Germany.
STATE COMPTROLLER
ORDERS BANK CLOSED
MIAMI, Fla., May 20 (by Associated
Press).—The Fidelity Bank & Trust
Co., has closed its doors on orders
from the state bank comptroller.
STRICT QUARANTINE
ON ELLIS ISLAND
NEW YORK, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—Ellis Island has been
placed under strict quarantine be
cause of a death there from typhus.
AGRICULTURAL SURVEY
RESOLUTION REPORTED
OUT FAVORABLY TODAY
WASHINGTON. May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—The senate agricul
tural committee today favorably re
ported the Lenroot-Strong resolution
calling for a congressional survey of
agricultural and related matters.
CREW ESCAPES
INJURY DURING
STEAMER FIRE
NEW YORK, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—'The United States Mail
steamship Panhandle State was towed
into midstream yesterday with fire
aboard. The blaze got beyond efforts
to control- it, despite the flooding of
the after holds.
The Panhandle State was beached
near Ellis island. The fire started
in an oil feed pipe and spread be
low the decks and up the super
structure, threatening other vessels.
The crew escaped.
The Panhandle State arrived here
Monday from Boulogne.
MANY PAY RESPECTS TO
DEAD CHIEF JUSTICE
WASHINGTON, May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—Scores of friends of
Chief Justice White, including many
high officials and others from the
humbler walks of life, called at his
home today pay their respects to the
dead jurist. Messages of condolence
were received from all parts of the
country and abroad.
steamship Fulls
OFFERED FOR SALE
WASHINGTON, May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—The shipping board
has offered for sale 51 wooden
steamship hulls, 24 converted barge
hulls, and three steel cargo steam
ers. Included in the ships offered
are 42 hulls in Lake Union, Seattle,
14 at Portland and 18 at Alameda.
MUCH LAND FLOODED
AT COLUMBIA MOUTH
PORTLAND, May 20 (by Associ
ated Pressated Press).—Twelve thous
and acres in the vicinity of Union
are being flooded by the Columbia
and Willamette rivers and other
streams. The Columbia is rising
rapidly, due to melting snows in
the foothills.
CRUISERS COMMENCE
SEARCH FOR LOST TUG
SAN DIEGO, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—The cruisers Salem, Charles
ton and Binghamton and six destroy
ers of the Pacific fleet will put to
sea today to search for the missing
tug Conestoga, which has been miss
ing since April 8.
I
CATTLE KILLED BY
SCORES IN TORNADO
PIPESTONE, Minn., May 20 (by As
sociated Press).—A tornado swept
the southeastern section of Minne
sota today, killing scores of cattle
and destroying a number of farms,!
but no lives were lost according to
reports so for received.
CLAM DRIVER
DEATH WAGON
UNDERARREST
BAYONNE, N. J„ May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—The pol'ce announced
yesterday that three persons have
positively identified Guiseppi de Fil
lippo, a truckman arrested Wednes
day on suspicion, as the man they
saw on Wall street. New York, a few
minutes before the explosion there
last September.
The identification of de Fillippo as
the driver of the death wagon is
complete, according to the police.
Guiseppi de Fillippo, charged with
conspiracy to destroy the United
States assay office at thetiine of the
Wall street explosion, is being held
without bail for a hearing May 26.
On being interviewed today for a
statement, he said: “I know nothing
of it. I never heard of the explosion
and I do not know where Wall street
is.”
Federal Warrant
For Arrest Issued
NEW YORK, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—A federal warrant has
been issued charging Guiseppi de Fel
lippo, held at Bayonne, N. J., with
attempting to destroy the United
States assay office here.
DEPOSIT BOXES OF
STATE BANK LOOTED
LAMONT, Wash., May 20 (by As
sociated Press).—Bandits robbed the
deposit boxes of the Lamont State
Bank today, taking securities worth
$5,000.
FORDDEMANDS
INVESTIGATION
NEWBERRY Cl E
WASHINGTON, May 20 (by As
sociated PreBS).—Henry Ford, in a
letter to members of the senate elec
tions committee, demands an investi
gation of charges that Senator New
berry of Michigan was elected
through “fraudulent expenditures of
vast sums of money" in 1919, pointing
out that the supreme court in its re
cent decision setting aside New
berry's conviction declared the pro
per place to investigate the charges
was in the senate.
NEW LIQUOR LAW IS
EFFECTIVE IN JUNE
VICTORIA, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—It is announced that the
liquor control act will become ef
fective June 15, and that the liquor
board plans to establish government
liquor stores in every electoral pre
cinct.
SOLICITOR GENERAL
NAMED BY HARDING
WASHINGTON, May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press). — Attorney General
Daugherty has announced the ap
pointment of James M. Beck of New
York as solicitor general for the de
partment of justice,
TAFT AT DEAD
OF NEW BOARD
IMMIGRATION
NEW YORK, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—Former President Will
iam H. Taft has been selected head
of the commission on immigration,
which will hive charge of the work
on1 barring aliens under the new im
migration restriction bill. Before as
suming his duties he will attend the
funeral of Chief Justice White at
Washington.
REQUEST CALLING OF
DISARMAMENT MEETING
CHICAGO, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—The congress on disarma
ment adopted a resolution yesterday
urging President Harding to invite
Japan and Great Britain to an im
mediate conference looking to a lim
itation of naval armaments.
WASHINGTON K. P.
SELECTS CHANCELLOR
YAKIMA, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—Edwin A. Davis of Pasco
was elected grand chancellor of the
Knights of Pythias of Washington at
the state conclave hero yesterday.
MATERNITY BILL IS
FAVORABLY REPORTED
WASHINGTON, May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—The senate education
al committee has favorably reported
the Shepard-Towner maternity bill.
RECLAMATION
OF ARID LAND
RECOMMENDED
WASHINGTON, May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—A delegation of west
ern governors called on President
Harding yesterday and urged definite
action on western reclamation pro
jects, including the enactment of the
migratory waters bill now pending,
which would appropriate $250,000,000
for reclamation work in seventeen
states; The president intimated he
was favorably inclined toward re
clamation and promised to bring it
specially to the attention of congress.
MOTION PICTURE MAPS
TO EDUCATE INDIANS
SEATTLE, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—Supt. W. T. Lopp, superin
tendent of the bureau of education
in Alaska, is trying to secure a mo
tion picture map for entertaining and
educating the natives in the north
eastern district of Alaska.
CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION
IN CALIFORNIA LARGE
LOS ANGELES, May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press). — The production of
crude oil In California averaged
389,992 barrels dally during April, the
total production being 10,169,759 bar
rels.
RESOLUTION WOULD
STOP PUBLICATION
OF SLACKER LISTS
WASHINGTON, May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—Senator Stanley of
Missouri (Dem.) today introduced a
bill directing the war department to
suspend publication of the slacker list
pending further investigation into its
correctness.
PRESBYTERIES
ARE IN SESSION
IN TO STATES
WINONA LAKE, Ind., May 20 (by
Associated Press).—The 133rd gen
eral assembly of the Presbyterian
church opened here yesterday, and
the secretary announced that the
church membership reached the mark
of 1,772,000 during the year. J. C.
Smith of Cordova, is here to repre
sent the presbytery of the Yukon,
synod of Washington.
Rev. Henry Saearington of St.
Paul was elected moderator by the
133rd general conference at the ses
sion yesterday afternoon.
General Assembly
Of Cumberland Opens
GREENFIELD, Mo., May 20 (by As
sociated Press). — The ninety-forst
general assembly of the Cumberland
Presbyterian church opened here yes
terday with the largest attendance in
years.
ANNIVERSARY OF MINE
BATTLE PASSES QUIETLY
WILLIAMSON, W. Va„ May 20 (by
Associated Press).—The first anni
versary of the battle of Matewac
passed off quietly yesterday through
out the Tug river mining zone. Sixty
nine citizens of the Mingo district
were sworn in as state police for
use in any emergency that might
arise.
Several hundred rifles were re
ceived today by the state police and
turned over business and profes
sional men sworn in as special of
ficers.
Governor Proclaims
Martial Law
CHARLESTON, W. Va„ May 20 (by
Associated Press).—Governor Morrow
today issued proclamation declaring
martial law in Mingo county, and
closing the border of the state, be
cause of the strife existing in that
section.
WOOD COMMISSION
DIVIDES ITS FORCES
BOYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May
20 (by Associated Press).—The Wood
Porbes commission has separated,
Forbes going into northwestern Luzon
and General Wood among the non
Christian tribes of West Nueva, Viz
caya province.
Satisfied With
U. S. Government
ILIGAN, P .1., May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—The people of Isabella
island are satisfied with American
rule and are not worrying about inde
pendence, Governor Pagulrigan told
General Wood today. He said the
people are prosperous and contended
under the present government.
ILL PRESENT
NEW NAMES FOR
GOVERNORSHIP
SEATTLE, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—A special dispatch from
Washington says a meeting of Alas
kans at the national capital was held
yesterday and discussed candidates
for governor: Among those consid
ered were F. E. Bronson of Wrangell,
John Reich of Juneau, Ira D. Orton,
formerly of Nome and Dr. Jos. De
veighne of Juneau, but no agree
ment was reached. Delegate Dan
Sutherland and Cecil H. Clegg, of
Fairbanks, were also mentioned, but
both of them emphatically dissented.
Judge O. P. Hubbard of Juneau, pre
sided and Clegg was elected secre
tary of the meeting, which adjourned
until tonight.
George C. Hazelet and James Wick
ersharn attended the meeting, as did
also Chas. E. Herron, representing
Col. Wm. T. Perkins of Seattle, when
the most formidable candidate for
governor was being considered.
National Committeeman J. C. Mc
Bride has been requested to submit
another name at a meeting to be
called by John Steel, a mining oper
ator of Land lock bay, and D. E.
Stubbs, mineral surveyor at Aniak.
who recently had a lengthy confer
ence with President Harding.
LAST LAUNCHING
FROM RIVER YARDS
PORTLAND, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—The 12,000-ton tanker
Swiftwind was launched here yester
day, the launching being the last one
scheduled for any of the shipyards on
the Willamette or Columbia rireia
BANDITS m ' RAID
ON MEXICAN MINE
DOUGLAS, Ariz. May 20 (by Asso
ciated Press).—Bandits held up the
Chipas mine in the Sonora district,
secured $2,000, looted the stores i«
the camp, and escaped.
SOVIET HEADS
QUARRELOVER
RUSS POLICIES
LONDON, May 20 (by Associated
Press).—A Helsingfors dispatch says
sharp differences of opinion regard
ing the composition of the Soviet gov
ernment arose between Leoine and
Trotzky at this week's meeting of the
Soviet council. According to Mos
cow reports, Lenine advocated the
inclusion of other than representa
tives of the Bolsheviki party, bat
Trotzky disapproved strongly of such
action.
JAP ADMIRAL SAYS
WAR IS IMPOSSIBLE
HONOLULU, May 20 (by Associat
ed Press).—Admiral Sotokichi Urlu
of the Japanese navy and R. Makan
ishi, chairman of a delegation en
route to the United States, declared
there will be no cbnfllct between the
United States and Japan. The ad
miral said he believed in “less di
plomacy and a more get-together
spirit.”

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