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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - May 24, 1921, Dunkirk, New York VE lowed by L_____. late tonight or on Wetlrjcadny. Ing temperature. VOL. civ. DUNKIRK, N. Y., TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1921 NO. 82 EBERT ORDERS TROOPS OUT OF SILESIA; JURY IS COMPLETED IN SCHULTZ CASE EX-COMMANDER BLACK AND TANS MURDER Gen. Crozier In Letter to Public De- clares British Force in Ireland Prac- tised Every Form of Terrorism. tan police in Ireland, in an printed todriy by tlio Daily London, May Crozter, former commander of the black and article News, charged that crown forces in Ireland wore guilty of murder, arson, looting am! terrorism. Cronlcr resigned from his command when his senttrces for black and tan looters were overruled by higher au- thorities. Crozier tiuit tlurinp the six months lift was .n Ireland the black and 1ans continually murdered the Irish, burned their dwellings and stores and practiced othor forms of terrorism. Tho general also charged that high officials In Dublin Castle bad frainud evidence against Irish prisoners and that they had hushed up three cases of murdec which he mentioned specifically. Two of these were prisoners whose deaths were later reported as occur- ring when they attempted to escape, Crozier said. The general declared the black and tans had no piovocution for the Cork Park massacre last November. The Dally News printed the gener- al's charges with the statement that a public and parliamentary Inquiry Is im- perative. German Sargeant Guilty of Cruelty To His Prisoners Lost Sympathy of The Court When He Said He Treated Prisoners as He Was Treated When a Recruit LelpziK, May and sixteen Germans wcro witnesses Tbe first Germany's war criminals to bo tried lias convicted himself, it was believed here today." It -was predicted that Sergeant Heinen, first of the "Lilllii List" to bo tried would, be sentenced to not less limn two imprisonment for bru- tal treatment of war prisoners. Ilainen, according to the British view, was given every chance to offer favorable testimony, but turned the court against him by childish cxplan- tttions. The trial was a disappointment to many who gathered here hoping, for BnnsatioiiB. Bight British soldiers who vere prisoners under lleinen's charge In tho Hcincn case. TUG testimony brought out nothing more thau a story of. brutullty made familar during the war. Heiuen.the witnesses said, beat them with his lists or _wlth his rifle butt, jabbed them with tlio bayonet and practiced other cruelties. President Schmidt vas friendly to the prisoners at the start, urging him not to bo afraid, but to speak up. Of- ten ho suggested tho answer of his questions to Heinenr This attitude i changed when Jieinen said he treated j Government at "Washington Ex- pects Last Obstacle to Be Re- moved by Obregon. MEXICO MUST AGREE TO TREAT ALL ALIKE Succeeds Stillman As Presi- Of National City Bank [lis prisoners cruelly because that lately. was the way ho was treated when ho was a recruit. Rich Concessions Cannot Be Made to Favored Ones to the Detri- ment of American Interests Within the Country. By A. L. BRADFORD (United Press Staff Correspondent) Washington, May ob- stacle to American recognition of the present Mexican government lias been removed, it was believed here today. Tho United States has been insis- tent that any recognition must hinge j upon definite assurances that Ameri- can lives aud property in Mexico would be adequately protected. President Obregon has been equal- ly insistent that he cannot sign a set of written guarantees, because of tho impression of coercion that would re- sult in his country. 'The communication from Secretary [lughcs which Goorgo T. Summcrl'.u, charge D'Affaircs, is bearing to Mcx- co City, however, were aulhorlla- .ivoly staled today to contain merely :ho suggestion that certain steps should be taken by tho Mexican gov eminent preliminary to recognition. These may bo adopted by Al without any written promise. Foremost among these stipulations is that Mexico shall glvo a, non-pur- .isan interpretation to Article 27 of tho Carranza constitution which pro- vides for government ownership of all sub soils so as to eliminate yiossl- Jlo confiscation of American proper- Further it is suggested that steps shall ho tiikcn for a speedy settle- ment of tlio large claims of Ameri- can citizens for' losses sustained hrougU Mexican revolutions. Tho note Is was said, declares that ho "United States Is aiixious to rec- ignizo the 'Mexican government un- ler the conditions stipulated. It vns stated that If Obregon makes a satisfactory answer recognition prob- ably will be extended almost immed- Distriot Attorney Steams at Noon Today Told What He 'Expect- ed to Prove. JURY IS COMPOSED OF SO. CHAUTAUQUA MEN Was Completed This Forenoon When the Five Vacant Chairs Were Seems Unconcerned. SHULTZ'S FATE WITH THESE TWELVE MEN 4- -f -f -f 4 H, K. Francis, I'orUiuul; labor- -f Sherman; Among the Prisoners Arrested Was a Deputy County Clerk. Booze Valued at ,J3ei2ed. Lorkpoi-t, Hay 24. -The police rald- fi] the residents of Frank Tomlln last night and bciMcl worth of liquor. Including some champagne imported. Among tho prisoners arrested was Dep- uty County Olsrk James W. Ferry. The prisoners were held In bail. Iloylake, May Evans, American golf champion, was elimin- ated from tiio British amateur champ- ionships at Iloylake today by a fellow C. Fownos, Pitts- burgh. Tho two fought lo tlie last green, Fownes, winniug 1 up. CHICAGO BANDITS USED CHLOROFORM Chicago, May Jack 0. Landif, broker, with offices in Columbus, O., Pittsburgh, Cincinnati ami New York, was chloroformed and robbed hero' early today. Lan'dis was about to enter tho home of his father, Oscar Lanclls. hotel pro- prietor, when two bandits bound and chloroformed him. They secured' two diamonds worth in money: Ifflnota was not seriously Injured. WALKING TO WORK Albany, May tho moh spirit In Albany apparently cowed by the state troopers. Albanians were seeking modes of trantportatlon other', than trolleys today. The continued their raids on unlicensed jitneys nnrl trans portation wcra limited. Many w to work early tc-dny. Despite thd absence of jitneys, '_thc trolleys .were peorly patronized except First of Americas Big Three at Golf Met Defeat Today In Second Round. Hoylake, May Oufni- et, the first or America's big three to be defeated, went out 'in tho sec- ond round of the British golf champ- ionships today. Ho was beaten by Charles son, former Yorkshire champion, one up. Cliick Evans, American champion survived the second round by defeat- ing H. H. Mathews six up, and 5 to play. W. T. Hunt turned in another vic- tory for the Americans when he beat J. L. Holmes six up nnd four to play. The defeat of Ouimet was not only a big surprise hut a heavy loss to tho Americans who hoped to see their former champion get at least i far as the aemMlnals. Oiiimet's defeat was-the secoud Im- portant American casualty, Jesse Ouilford having been eliminated In the opening round of the second day's Play when he was defeated by Cyril Tolley, the British champion. Chick Evans and Bobby JoneslTre now look- ed upon as .the bearers of the burden. Both, survived the second round. Evans defeated H. H. Mathews and won, from Hamlet, although the (raikeoponthful Bobby played a reckless game. from one section or the city today.. WORKING OVERTIME ON GENERAL TARIFF BILL Washington, May leaders are work- Ing night and day to have the general tariff bill ready tor report to be- disposed of before the congressmen can ilee from Washington's summer wcathe, advertisers Jiavo to Bay in t'-. imy you. CWSEIiyKU H will W. T. Hunt also survived the sec- ond round by defeating J.L.HoImes. Captain Bill Fownes also s'urvived the second round when ho won from. Prwykes 4 up and 3 to go. Fred Wright beat D. F. Ransom, 2 up and one to play and J. H. Douglas beat F. W. H. Weaver, 5 up and 1 to play. Bobby Jomi won his second match on the daj'i play this afternoon when he started the third round of "the championships by beatlngRobert Har- ris 6 up and S to play. Harris had survived the eecond round by defeating F. C.Caldwcll-Kerr HI BELFAST Seventeen Voters Were Stabbed In Fighting Abort Booth In Ship Yards District. Belfast. May voters were stubbed nnd beaten here today in election day rlols. Tbo riots broke out In tlio Bally- marett ship yauls district, filled v.-illi labor agitators and Sinn Fein sym- pathizers. )pfipliR the police ami military nig about a Saumlcrs street booth the an- tl-Ulsterites tpunted the voters who approached tho place. From stone tliro-.viiiB the disturbance grew Into a. hand lo hand conflict in which clubs Mid knives were freely used. Cliarlea E. Mitchell, elected President of tho National City Bank, N. .Y. C., to succeed 'A. Stillman, who on the ova of "divorce trial In eondinK resignation. Mitchell will re- hla present position na presi- dent of tho National City Company. subsidiary of tha National City I Bank. DALLAS, MAS Whole Block In the Central Part of the City Autos In Storage Lost. K. OF. C. CONVENTION HELD IN ROCHESTER Rochester, May five and Dallas, Tex., May (United an entire block of business and storage buildings ot tho eastward edge ot the principal com- mercial section of Dallas was destroy- ed by firo early today with a IOBB ne- .Imatetl at nioro than half a million lollars. Only wio furniture store, the Winu Furniture Company, escaped jelng gutted in the block bordered by Hanvood, Olive, Elm and Pacific streets. The Harwood storage company where, In addition to other goods 250 autoa wcro destroyed, Buffered tho jroatesL loea. Other business places wiped out, included tho Hughes Furn- turo Company, two hotels, and tho office of Iho Singer Sewing Machinr company. Occupants of Hie hotels fled n tlieir nlglit clothing. The flro waa believed to liave start- ed In tho Huglics Furniture Com- ittiiy, according to firemen. cr; married. Lansing KJdder, fanner; married, David K. Skinner, Portland; -f farmer; married. -f Allen IVck, Jlurmony; retired; widower. 4- Ed. Mescall, Chariot to; farmer; married. Hugo RoBcndahl, Cliauliuuiua; farmer; married. 4 -f JohnA.LurHon, Uustl; fanner; -f -f married, -f -f P. Hull, Jamestown; -f grocery clerk, married. -f -f Alonzo Lccrmls, North Harmony farmer, marnlcd. -f Julius H. Chrifltian.Jampslown; -f -f clothing merchant, married. 4- Carl Skinner, Currull; butter- -f maker, married. Martin Johnson, Juinculown church sexton, murrled. FRONTIER TO BE TIGHTLY CLOSED i Proclamation By German President Quickly Follows Demand For Such Action Made By the French, Berlin, May Tlio Hermans declared (hey obtain- President Ebert In a proclamation to-Jed n number of unopened cases of day announced the government will French ammunition. They also charg- punish sevoraly any volunteer corps ed Hint some ot the suns captured organized for service In Silesia. wore Identified German weapons The proclamation announce0 that which they had been compelled to the formation of such corps Is forbid- five lo tht) French when they dlsarni- dcn and that there must be no at- ed. tempt to cross the Slkslan frontier. Ifalher than fnco the problem of Footling the they were re- Paris, May today leased after being disarmed and re- promised to close the Upper Sllesian turned to the Sllesiun villages whence frontier and d.Isarm and dissolve the they came. Irregular forces sent to combat ju snnlhern Silesia a large German Poles. The promise was in response to force obi .Incd on armored train from the French ultimatum threatening which they fired. Inflicting hoary dam- penaltlei If the action were not on 1'ollsh forces. The German answer came with As (ho 1'oles relroaled across tho preccdented speed, the .French "e- Oder south o( I.os Ian, (hey planted mand having bten submitted to the j dynamite under tho rallroart German ambassador hero only last night. GERMANS DEFEATED POLES IN BLOODY BATTLE Ran Armoured Train Over Dyna- mited Bridge Into Midst of Retreating Army. Oppcln, Upper Silesia, Hay 'United only with tnlves, Gi'nuan volunteers succssfiil- y clml'KOiI Polish machine KUII nests Saturday, according to eyo witness do- bridged. Tlie German train rumbled through the foot hlila gailng speed as It neared (ho river. Tho dynamilo exploded, tossing heavy Umbers and steel from the structure, but the train with a tre- mendous rush, crossed the ehauy bridge successfully and wan brought to a stop In the midst of a, large baud of open mouthed Polos. Prom tho steel machine gmiu played over tho Polish forces. Hun- dreds fled, scattering through the- hills and along tho river bottom. Parts of tho Polish force which bad crossed tho Odor a little earlier pro- ceeded on down tho river with Iho Germans In pursuit, only to bo round- scrlptlon the fighting reaching hero pd up later alonp the frontier. (Ily Staff Correspondent) oday. Desperato efforls wcro made liy the Icrmans to dlnloilgo tho Polish in- siders. Tho Germans lost heavily, but they succeeded In driving Iho Polen from Tho bloodiest fighting yet reported occurred near Crosfltoln. There tho Germans found mill Hated corpses of their comrades who had preceded them. Unmindful of tho machine gun nests -which were scattered through Wayvlllo, May stuse la all ft iargo ftrcil njonK Uuj Odcr River and the forest they charged, Many wero sot for tho trial oE Steven better captured extensive stores of arms and (.hilled in iho first rush, but others known as "Coxey" Sclmltz ot Bun- ammunition, kirk, on n charge of murder in tlio At Gross on tho Czoclio Sluvaklnn frontier, tlio Germans first degree in connection with tho roudcd nil more than a thousand killing of Goorgo T. Nelson, IJun- Along tho tlrk ulglitwalchiiinn, shot to death on Octobor 27, last. .vnsfon of their country. 1'olos. boundary stood nnned lo In- In a pockot (ho Poles threw Tho preliminaries wcro completed i few minutes before noon and .wolvo men who will docidu Schullz's 'ato aro in the jury box. Tbo final store, luck of which Nutoon's body _uror was selected live infnutcs boforo was found In tho morning about Hovun .2 alter which District Attorney Will- o'clock, im well tho locations of am S. Stearns, of Frcdonia, who will othor bulldingn nonrby which figure In act as official prosecutor, mnrto lila the CIIHO. Ho explained Hint while Nol- prollminary statement to tho jury- HC'n was on bout ho ovldcntnlly nen. This did not indicate any now noticed LIuit Uic window of tho store Ines of testimony than Unit publicly i had been opened and tliat tho building cnown Dunkirk for some time. Hjhatl been entered. Mo pointed out on vas when Mr. Stearns (InlHhed <i map of llio scene of tho murder, md immediately afterwards court whoro Nelson had gone to Investigate roocaflcd until two. and Urn Hpot whore Nelson's body was What tlio lino ot defense will Uo Mr. Stoyn, tliat tho 'poured Into tlio Polish line, leaving ft circle of dead around each gun. Tho fighting ut. Grossteln was to bo entirely impromptu and the Ger- mans denied they wore led by British officers. A Polish report said the enemy wore commanded by Major Keating of the Mrlllsh detachment. Wllill L110 IJIIU Ul UULmibU ww i 0 Sclmltz will nul known until ospodcil lo prove Hint n iitloniuys, Palmer Howe, of Dun-.Plaster or parls wst laHon at Iho muko their preliminary of tin immlcr Inllioi! will ono It Is Burmisccl, howovor, Schiiliz 8 Bliooa. Ilo nlso cxplalncil tempt will Do mado to provo "'o Jijrdaii Dntccllvo Amicy of for Schuliz the night tho Uln t tho limn of tho murder. clilof, John W. J'arsons. with IN BUFFIO oniuyii, kirk, muka their preliminary stuto- mnnlcr tnllicrt with one mont. It is surmised, however, Schullz 8 Bhooa. He also explained an attempt will lie made to provo an, tho Jim an ccllvo Amicy of alibi bed at to timo o o murer. murder, that Scbullz wiw home of tlio Dunkirk nulhorl. tics to investigate the murder case. Enters Court With Mother Court reconvened this morning at 10 o'clock with Justice William. C. Alleged Confession Ilo nlso snlil titat testimony Home of tho Owner In Buffalo Was Partially ren Rescued by Firemen. Jluffnlo, May Btlll In tho home of Adam 36, exploded today and wrecked the kitchen ot tho house, llrylskl and a sister-in-law An- na Kanowskl, 17, wero burned so se- verely they nro expected to die. llrylskl and Bliss Knnewskl were in would mi tho hench There offered to show that SlicnUz kltdien at tho tlmo of. the ciplo- i m tho court room mmler tl'" of.slon. The was holling over ami i and court 'Huffnlo and had lo n room In the both rushed to tho atovo to set tho Boyio whorol.o admit- floor when the explosion oi.erls'brcU store nnd the ln comimiy wllh a More Than 1200 Delegates From All Parts of the U. S. Are In Attendance. Buffa'lo N r th'oTwo. Sclmltz then took u.lnary explanation of tlio caro for tho iiuiraio, N. May a. uutstanu Throughout jKiililniica of Iho Jury, court wan re- tlio inomlnK session he was cool and j ceased for Iimch. after which tlio ac- Ing features ot today's program of. tho Union of American Hehrcw con- gregations and tho National federa- tion it Templo sisterhoods 27th six hundred delegates appeared In annual conventloii. meetiliB horo, nro Rochester today to attend the state reading ot President J. Walter convention.of the Knights of colum- J-'rlolxsrB'a niess.-'-r; and the appoint- Tho dr'r'k'atcs attended mnss In the cathedral this morning and then apparently evidenced no moro con- went into session. Tlie morning session was devoted to addresses of welcome nnd responses. Tho flret- busineno session will bo held this afternoon end a ball bo given this evening in the armory. There is considerable sentiment for re-election of Patrick P. Mce- han of Brooklyn an'd his associates. UNTERMYER OBJECTS TO ASSESSMENT OF FINES INSTEAD OF JAIL SENTENCES New York, May resignation of Samuel Unleimyer aa special dcpuiy attorney generr.1 is In tho hands of At- torney General Newton today, Untcr- mycr, who 1ms hnd charge of tho pros- ecutions rcsuUing from the committee's i ivcstlgatlon of building graft, took exception to, defendants be- ing fined inntcad of receiving prison sentences and eald ho would not act as a collecting agency for Iho ntnlc. lls status ns chief counsel for the committee la net affected. bon persuaders nava supplanted the hickory stick in our achoolB, Professor John Achcson, pres- ident of the Pennsylvania collcgo for women declared. He advocates return o( the stick. tTHs morning 5 up and 3 to play, formally opon- ed last night in the Temple tnal taking of testimony will bo begun. iierii one of tlie other Inter-j It Is thought tha'. tho entire tcstl- ested spectators in tho court room, .rnony may bo finished within tho next Occasionally he spoke to his attor-'two days. neyH Court reconvened a few minutes af- ScimHz'B father and a brother also'ter two this afternoon, hut heforo tak- occupicd seals In'the court room. up the murder oaso Earl G. Cables I mother eyed each man who waa Jamestown, Indicted on a cliargo of rcllgioiifl servit t iiniif HI ili i Imotner cyeu eucu miiii flee Moro tiianinmlned with a mother's interest and (bigamy, pleaded guilty and was sent- all nartsi of tic wonder about the kind ot a man who enced lo servo a year In the penltcn- n attendance was to docldo her son's fate. ,J Meyer of San After tho selection of tho 12 men Franclaco, at the opening session was completed .Justice Dudley dls- mado a rluglng appeal to the Jewslmlssed all the talnsmen-who were not of America to unite and declare their called to servo on Schulte s jury. delegates from United States were In attendance. principals in a deflnlto statement to the world. At today's session a report by Pros- Tho entire morning was taken up tiary, Tho roll call of the Jury then was taken and the first witness In tho Schnltz cnse was called, James P. MorriKsey, of Dunkirk, a civil engin- eer. Mr. had made a survey with the selection of tho remainder jof the streets nnd locations near the of the jurors and the talesmen exam- scene of the murder and his testl- SENATOR WOLOOTT TO LEAVE SENATE Dover, Del., May Prens.) William Uonny, this afternoon announced that he had appointed United States Senator Jo- fllah 0. AVolcotr, Democrat., 03 chancel- lor of Delaware for a term of 12 yeara. Senator AVolcott accepted tho ap- pointment, ho raid. This that pending an clJcllon of l now United States senator to replace Wolcott, tho govomor will appoint a Republican, mukliiK a gain of ono for th. In tho upper house at Washington, William .1. I-iClBU, ruiiurut, lory challenEe of defense; Kurl Rosell filed. Westfleid, excused because of Tbero worn about 15 persons sub. lion to capital punishment; Edmund'pocnaed as wllnesscs In tho court llaumgartner, Dunlilrkl excused by room thfa afternoon. Incliullni; rcpre- porcmplory challenBe ot proseculor. Proiecutlon Statei Caie As soon as all of the jurors were seated, District Attorney Stearns Bonlativcs of Iho Jordan Dclectlve A- Kcncy. Juror, Rapidly Selected o nmg sra'temcnt of the I M.yvH.c. May Severi lalcsmer, case. Ho first explained that Schultz.had liccn scaled In the jury box nut wa, cLrged .w.th'murder fc, tho flmljol on yesterday at kirk. Mr. Stearna described' tho loca- tion "t Jl'o HoborU, Drowes wholesale (Continued on Eltventn occurred. SUnlsiawa IJrylskl, wife of the In- Two cliildrcn, 7 and 9, wlio wore in tho upuor floor of the liouso were rca- ctiod by flrcmon. TOtEffi CliyjFJORILnND Those Who Are Not Residents of City Move on After Murder Had Been Done. Portland, Mo., May seamen who ore non-residences ot this country ad cannot give a good account of themselves have heen or- dered to clear out oy Mayor Charles U. Clarke. The mayor's action followed a raid on tho crew of the srhuniwr Mayor Dorrett In which James Walker, ot New Hccll'nrd, Mass., was killed. Pol- lei; ii.ivo arrested nine men In connec- 'lion with tho death. Chief of Police Walls has Issued orders to union headquarters here that all Idle strikers will come under the mayor's ruling must leavo ,1118 city wllhln 43 hours. New thought it was a Moody gun fight when loud re- ports resounded from Morrlsanla ice Station and several crimson splashed coiis ran out. Dut It was onlj: COO holtlca of homo brew exploding,