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Appleton Daily Post, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1920, Appleton, Wisconsin VOL 36 No 189 FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF TUB ASSOCIATIONS APPLETON WISCONSIN SATURDAY JANUARY 3 1920 OF THE ASSOCIATION PRICE THREE CENTS EVIDENCE UNEARTHED IN THE RAIDS SHOWS THAT CALS WERE READY TO ACT WISCONSIN SENATOR'S VATION ON VOTING POWER TO BY BRITAIN LEADERS ARE ARRESTED leaders in Bomb Plots Are Believed to Have Been Caught in Nets Ready for ing are Found in By Press Leased Wire Washington More than reds will be in when the completes its round-up of revolutionary radicals it was estimated today at the de- of justice The raids were still in full swing today Rifles and bombs have been take in some of the red dens High explosive bombs found at Newark had been prepared for mailing As reports of arrests came in day Commissioner General of Im- migration checked off on a huge war of the United States spread before him the ity in which each raid was made Several thousand warrants were issued in preparation for the Nine o'clock last night was the ro hour which had been decided on in advance From coast to coast at that hour the government agents closed in on the revolutionists and soon hundreds of them were being hustled into wagons and carried to jail Representatives of the department of justice and other government agencies the same men who batted the German spies during the war were of this mornin in men and women gathered in night It was expected that before being turned loose they were not to be held the over large numbers would be set free during while still more are being brought for the interrogation Orders were issued that the radicals should be mugged and have their finger prints taken even if In this way the government is getting a complete record of those who are considered at the bottom of much agitation in America Although there had been no leaks of plans for this coup als became aware that the federal authorities were watching them closely and for the last few weeks they have been keeping very quiet So close was the surveillance that tlie bolsheviki were unable to go thru with their alleged plot to mail bombs done up as Christmas packages which was part of their alleged to give America a red Christmas But the exact hour of the big raid was kept secret and in most cases the anarchists were taken by surprise Federal detectives believe have captured several of the men im- j plicated in the Day bomb plot of and also persons who were in- in a number other red offensives against law and order The government's sive of last was launched just in time to prevent a fusion of all the groups under one leadership to the attempt at revolution it was learned raids have this plan and thrown the sheviki into confusion it is believed here Palmer's men are making every effort to get the big leaders this time In raids the big men have slipped away and within a few weeks have managed to President's Chief Cook Weds PRESIDENT SHOWS President Regards It of i Most Serious Yet ted in ilie Britain Files Protest By L C Martin liy United Press Leased that dent Wilson has the treaty situation was borne out today when it was learned that he is re- sponsible for injection of the newest issue into the fight over This new issue which threatens to become serious is the Lenroot reservation on voting power of the by this nation This tion was never mentioned as one 01 those objectionable to democrats un- til the day J P Tumulty the dent's secretary visited Senator Hitchcock then Hitchcock has been stressing this reservation as one of the worst in the Lodge gram on the ground that it would disfranchise Canada Australia and other British self-governing ions and would be sure to bring tests from them which the British government would support Tumulty if was learned discussed this point in considerable detail with Hitchcock and gave him the dent's opinion of the Lenroot vation Senators declared today they had been informed that Viscount Grey ambassador had mitted to the president in person or through Tumulty a ment of the British government's ob- to the reservation Mild are worried over the injection of this question at the very time when things seemed propitious for a compromise It threatens to delay They expressed hope that it has been brought forward for trading purposes only Christian H Larsen a soldier stationed at Fort Washington is sure of good eats hereafter His bride recently and wed is Sigfred C Nilsson President Wilson's chief cook Miss Nilsson went to France with the president's party and was also on the western trip She will retain her position at the White House V IDLEST AGITATORS A R K CAUGHT IN NET BUT MANY ARE CAPTURED By United Press Leased Wire im- migration inspector today asked the immediate deportation of 62 of the SO ring leaders arrested here on charges of conspiring to overthrow the government Federal authorities were ed today that seventeen prisoners were taken in Racine eph reported as the head of bolshevism in the entire state He was armed when ed was formerly head of the taxicab drivers union of cago says the police The Racine prisoners were brought to this this RELEASE OF JEN SUGGESTION THAT CONSULAR BM OX BAIL WENT FROM NRW YORK ize the red forces In connection with their major scheme of revolution 1 number of the prisoners taken during the night have been active in certain labor it was learned ing to line them up with the rebels The labor organizations received them innocently not knowing their mission Documents it was said showed the anarchists intended to put forward candidates in election next ber These men were to be ly reputable citizens whose vik affiliations would not be disclosed after they had achieved public office The department of labor was busy today getting ready to start tion proceedings against many of those taken during the night dence was being telegraphed in from all parts of the country to be used in preparing the necessary papers Evidence in papers seized by the indicated it was learned that the communist party was early in 1919 in Moscow capital of soviet Russia Agents slipped in- to this country and began for the revolution which would result in a soviet government here That the communist leaders in the United States wore in communication with Lenin and Trotsky is believed The recent New Year's c-c from Moscow sent by wireless By Tress Leased Wire Mexicans in New York city suggested to the Mexican government that William O Jenkins consular agent be re- leased on bail as a means of settling Milwaukee Eighty alleged bolsheviks said by federal ties to have been the most radica1 disturbers and industrial agitators in the city were in custody here day awaiting the serving of tation warrants Sixty are in the city jail and ty are held in the grand jury room Government officials said today that many for whom warrants were out had been warned and escaped the dragnet Thousands of pieces of said to contain violent and radical propaganda were confiscated Mcsl of the arrests were made last night parties under direction of H H Stroud special agent of tho department of brought in more prisoners this ing from outlying parts of the city The men arrested are of all nationalities Russians and are said to predominate Many of them are highly paid workmen between the two in big industrial plants here according to evidence which will be laid before the senate This was disclosed today in the testimony of Lopez Mexican attorney living York whose deposition was taken by Francis J Kearful counsel for the Mexican sub-committee of the ate foreign relations committee earning from SS to a day One of thn first places raided night was the Communist or the south side where the city tral committee was meeting teen men were arrested At tbr time men were taken at hall north side Loeb alias Lob testified that he suggested of the Milwaukee communist branch to two other Mexicans at New York was about to burn papers and that a telegram be sent to Louis erara Carranza's minister oC finance suggesting that some American living in Mexico be paid to bail Jenkins out Figuaro said that his suggestion grew out of a desire to see an amicable settlement the Jenkins case EF IT TO OB m WORKERS HOPE TO OBTAIN CON- BEFORE RAILROADS Gw BACK TO VATE OWNERS TSy United Tress Wire by organized railway employes to obtain a nent agreement on hours and ing conditions before the roads go back to private hands was under full headway here today Once these agreements are com- and all interpretations of them finished tho union men hope to win government in Washington during 1920 was recalled today and great significance attached to it in view of the unearthed in last night's predicting establishment of a soviet raids when officials reached home but most of the papers were recovered He is said to have part in the Russian revolution of 1905 Federal authorities estimate that the communist membership of waukee totals 1.200 but only the most radical members were named in warrants permanent sanction for them through passage of legislation now before congress By this means railroad leaders hope all possible GIAN POET NEEDS INTER- PRETER TO DELIVER LECTURE By Tress Leased Wire New first lecture de- livered by Maurice Maeterlinck gian poet to an American audience ended in a duet When his English broke down completely at Carnegie Hall here last night Dr Merle St Croix Wright saved the situation Maeterlinck French and Wright translated The situation seemed hopeless for a time Maeterlinck who had ten his lecture in French then had it translated into English and ing so loud that he might use his own phonetic method of reproducing the sounds the English words con- to him found his audience could not understand him Dr Wright thought he help the poet by reading his phonetic copy It's the queerest looking jargon I he said Chinese to me I can't ever saw Looks read it The audience became impatient The French side wanted the lecture delivered in French but the other side couldn't understand what was being neither side could understand Maeterlinck's phonetic English So the duet as the poet himself termed the effort was de- rided upon Maeterlinck spoke in Wright painfully translated into English Later a secretary brought a copy of the speech in lish and the evening was Dr Wright's The remainder of Maeterlinck's lectures in the United States will be in French it was announced SIGNING Illness of German Emissary and Absence Make An- other Postponement Necessary By United Press Leased Wire of the protocol and final exchange of ratifications to the treaty of with Germany probably will not take place sooner than Jan 13 it was indicated today The plan to complete the long peace negotiations on Jan 6 virtually has been given up it was said owing to the illness of Kurt von the German emissary and the fact that Premier Clemenceau is on a vacation Interest in Paris had shifted what from the treaty negotiations to the attitude of toward the presidency Latest advices here said he had con- to become an honorary ber of the senate but still refused to between Sad whether he would be a vate owners of the lilies will be presidential candidate GAtli HUBBY HAS NO LOVE FOR AMERICA By Press Leased Col- Soprano of the Chicago grand opera company who is suing her husband Luigi Curci for divorce loves America especially Chicago to three depositions filed here today Luigi Curci however stated ho considered America a good place to make money but no place to live cording to the depositions He said American women had no that they have one husband today and another tomorrow The deposition containing these said to have been in conversations by the two principals in the suit were given by Dr rison HL Frytt his wife Myrtle and Max Parn director and chairman of the executive committee of the grand opera company Mrs deposition recounted an alleged quarrel between the E son m ADMIRAL KOLCHAK'S QUARTERS BESIEGED BY REDS FRIENDLY WITH ITALY Ed L Keen Leased Wire London Admiral Kolchak's headquarters was declared in a state of siege Christmas day according to a News Agency dispatch from Ir- today The forces of the All-Russian an- government were hard pressed by the red armies ing to the dispatch Japanese forces in Siberia were trying to prevent further conflict the dispatch said and had expressed determination not to allow the red forces to cross the Angara river ing the stand the Japanese sphere of influence menaced by ther red advances Meantime wireless dispatches from Moscow indicated the soviet ment was continuing its peace of- fensive M the soviet foreign minister sent a wireless message to Vittorio Scialoia Italian foreign minister predicting an immediate resumption of relations between Italy and the soviet government the Moscow dispatch said The bolshevik official according to the dispatch pointed out capture of the entire Black sea coast by red armies is imminent and pacification of this territory by bolsheviki will open a sea route to Italy The soviet government today claimed continued success in its campaign against Gen forces in South Russia An official wireless dispatch from Moscow said the red army has cap- tured the towns of Yuzovka and ia and were approaching the ant seaport of Mariupol on tho sea of Azov The bolsheviki captured 151 guns and other enormous booty the dis- patch said Adding that many were taken including the en- tire Markhoff division of Deniken troops BROWN STORY IS TOLD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS Three agreements have been con- cluded with the railroad tion and a fourth is to be taken up later The Esch which passed the house and is now in conference con- tains an amendment which provides that all agreements reached between employes and the railroad tion shall be binding on private ers when the roads are turned back Union men hope to get this provision enacted into law after their ments are concluded Opening the top of a new home wash machine that operates by the suction process automatically re- moves the clothes from the hot ALLEN SAYS HE SS MOT LOOKING AT WHITEHOUSE Ky United Tress Leased Wire am not a date for the presidency nor for the vice declared Henry J Allen governor of Kansas here day The job that I have is big enough for me I am not to make the mistake of craning my neck looking after something higher up and on tho job I hold in the time T have been in support of General Wood and at this time he seems to rnc a promising candidate The governor's statement followed By United Tress Leased Wire Clemens Mich Behind closed doors and sworn not to dis- close the nature of their testimony scores of witnesses from every of life told their stories here today at Attorney General Groesbeck's in- into the slaying of J Stanley Brown No arrests on the specific charges of slaying the young clubman will be made authorities intimated today Inability of investigators to locate missing securities believed to have been worn in a belt about Brown's led to the stronger conviction today that Brown was killed for his money officials said This theory now is being given most attention it was intimated Deportation Proceedings Will Be Rushed and Fleet Arks May Soon Be Started for Europe Raids are made Simultaneously in All Parts of the Country Find Red Literature of By United Tress Leased Wire More than alleged cals hate been taken into today in drive it was today at die de- of justice The result which is not yet completed exceeded tions The reds are still hended it was stated and the great raid will show a total far above that cd the combined red round tins of the last year Complete evidence against more those now held is in the hands of the de- and their deportation is expected it was stated The opinion was expressed 90 per cent of those held will be deported or convicted of criminal anarchy and the cacy of violence to overthrow the The raids according to de- of agents averted a movement to lish a soviet in United States Deportation hearings for the aliens among those arrested were at Ellis Island lit ones The American citizens taken in custody will be ovev to the state authorities it was The arrests by New 201 held Detroit 500 Chicago 152 falo Cleveland 100 Newark St Paul 15 Pa 43 Grand Rapids 25 Fort Wayne Baltimore 37 St Louis 34 Milwaukee 80 12 Krie 35 Hartford 38 Boston Kansas City Kilns 35 Omaha Bayonne 75 Passaic 50 Jersey City 25 Trenton 96 Bridgeport 15 5 New London 4 New 2 Pa 25 o Oakland IS Denver vitie 20 11 field Mass 80 Chicopee Mass Lynn 51 Chelsea 24 35 27 bridge H 150 21 Worcester 77 Lawrence 15 Chester N H 65 Central Falls K L S 8 Berlin N H 40 K I 3 mouth H- 7 Providence R 8 Portland Ore 22 Fresno 1 Seattle 6 Los Angeles 2 40 Minneapolis 9 the launching by William Allen of Allen for president first last and with no second choice Cheer arc going down matches that formerly were two cents a box are now down to a cent government be- gan to move swiftly to deport alien reds seized in the round-up conducted by federal agents last night and this morning With isolated raids still ing here scores of alieas were ried to Ellis Island where tions made to rush through their hearings At the same time special grains were being made ready tc bring in hundreds of reds from other cities for hearings at Ellis land It was believed that anarchist or possibly an en- tire be ready to sail for Europe with hundreds of de- portees within a few days Of the and women ed here all but 201 were released today t agents today continued their arrests of dreds of anarchists bolsheviks gerous radicals and other ables in the greatest round up of reds ever taken by the United States Approximately three thousand had been into custody when the reports were- checked over at the department of justice early day and it was expected that every would show more revolutionists gathered into the net The raids are being conducted with the object of evidence upon which the department of labor may base proceedings for deportation of aliens Many those arrested ably will be released after they have been questioned The secret service men seized large quantities of red literature in their descents upon the haunts of tne bolsheviks It is un- documents proving the ex- istence of a conspiracy to overthrow the government and set up a soviet resime in this country were found and will be made public later after all the plotters implicated have been taken into custody These revolutionary plans it is un- 3d were worked out in detail and ready to be put into operation ac short notice The raids were planned by ney General Palmer and his ants in the justice department in operation with state and local The raids at Chicago day night undertaken by state's at- torney Hoyne are understood to be part of the general scheme but they were conducted prematurely In this stroke the justice ment aimed at breaking up the called communist party which it is alleged was the central organization of the revolutionary plot This party is suspected of having attempted to organize the negroes to participate in the projected revolution and race ri- ots are believed to have been caused by red agents New than 650 and women were under arrest hers today in the nation wide round up of members of the communist and com- munist labor parties which already had in three thousand sons taken in custody in fifty cities The raids were still being conducted by operatives of the de- of justice I believe we have succeeded in breaking the backbone of the radical revolutionary movement in the Un- William chief bureau department the raids here declared early today These raids mark the beginning of the end of organized rabid in the country We planned this move very carefully and the results exceeded our tion Eight hundred and eighty rants were issued in New York one time and operatives are dent that practically the entire ber would be served before this ning The raids in the eastern cities gau promptly at 9 o'clock last night and by midnight the majority oC warrants had been served though raids were still going on at daybreak Forty federal operatives here were assisted by 75 policemen in plain clothes Every known headquarters and gathering place was swooped down upon About 50 women ing in age from 1C to Go were ar- rested One hundred and two alleged reds were in custody here today All were arrested in raids continuing through the night Particular attention was paid by federal officers nnd police to com- munist organizations but other cal headquarters were raided also The descent on red ters last night under the direction of John T tant to Attorney General Palmer was conducted on the scale of a city wide military operation directed his forces from his office in the federal building in constant touch by tele- phone with the three police stations used as bases for the Milwaukee More than radicals were seized here last night and this morning Three raiding parties today are seeking twenty other suspects than 500 alleged reds and radicals with a sprinkling of alleged I W today awaited action by immigration authorities following a series of simultaneous raids here last night by and city police TWO KILLED OXK HURT IX TRAIN WRECK Press Wire men were killed and another injured early today when an east bound third rail train crashed into a derailed Great Western freight car at Prince ing ten miles south of here The A B Hobbs of Wheaton man Alfred P Anderson Elgin tion man THE WEATHER Government Report Generally fair and continued cold tonight day fair slowly Schlafer fair not much change in temperature iu 2 p 511 5
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