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Biddeford Daily Journal (Newspaper) - June 23, 1920, Biddeford, Maine Item Hail cumin a vol. Xxxii no. 146. Weekly established 1841 daily established 1884 Biddeford Maine wednesday evening june 23, 1920. Fall la mid wire service of Tho associated pros. Price two cents. Londonderry is now largely under Sway of contending mobs situation in Irish City grows hourly worse and All residents who can Are leaving reports Tell of bodies unclaimed in the streets Londonderry Ireland june 23.�? there was no cessation today in the Battle Between unionist and nationalist factions which has kept Londonderry in a terror stricken state for some Days past. During the night the rival factions erected additional barricades from which they kept up a continuous fire. At times the shooting reached the intensity of volleys. The malcontents today were in entire charge of most of the City and it even was impossible to learn the number of casualties from the authorities. Reports were in circulation that several bodies had been seen lying in Bishop Street but any attempt to get to Bishop Street to verify the reports was virtual suicide the military remained passive the troops watching forces of armed men pass through the Side streets to their Battle positions. Considerable fighting occurred on the waterfront which was Cut off from the rest of the town. The Central police station was isolated from the other stations and the police virtually were besieged. It was rumoured that a Force of sinn seiners was gathering outside the City and also that the Irish volunteers were about to take a hand. No More troops had arrived in icon do Derry up to this afternoon. It was reported however that an additional battalion had detained at Coleraine about 30 Miles Northeast of this City and was marching in to escape the danger of its train being wrecked. As Many persons As can do so arc leaving Londonderry. Londonderry Ireland june 23.�? by the associated press a Londonderry was again the scene of rioting today. At 9.30 of clock this morning fighting was going on Between opposing parties of unionists and nationalists who shot Over Barri no anti prohibitionist need apply says Bryan great Falls mont., june 23.�? speaking before several Hundred people Here last night William Jennings Bryan declared that no candidate who stood against the policy of prohibition should be nominated by the democrats at san Francisco. Dartmouth Captain. Hanover n. H., june 23.�?the election of Frank a. Ross jr., of Melrose mass., As Captain of the Dartmouth baseball team for 1921, was announced today. Ross was Catcher for the Green team for three years but recently has been the pitching Star of the team. Formation of new German Cabinet reported league of nations Issue Likely to be submerged in Beer at a Frisco convention Bryan says Uson need not be Bebel As candm1e Ous Vantage Points. The military was Active in preventing citizens from venturing into the streets which were deserted except by the Active belligerents. Looting occurred in the City during the night. London june 23.�?civil War continues in Londonderry there being fierce fighting in the streets Over a wide area of the City last night according to a Central news dispatch. St. Columbus College a Catholic institution was attacked by Rifle fire and a Catholic named Mckenna was shot dead in Bishop Street on which the College is located. Numerous other casualties Are reported. Technology to teach housewife Art of making perfect Coffee new York june 23.�?science has been called upon to Aid the housewife in making a a a perfect cup of Coffee. Chemists at the Massachusetts Institute of technology under the direction of or. Samuel c. Prescott soon will commence an elaborate research into the whole Art of brewing Coffee properly according to the joint Coffee Trade committee in this City which will finance the investigation. The committee in making the announcement today declared that even a a experts differ As to the Best method of brewing. More than half the responsibility for a poor cup of Coffee is due to a Kitchen ignorance a the committee says. Quot Bond prices. New York june 23.�?liberty Bond final prices 3%s, 92.08 firs 4s, 85.90 second 4s, 85.50 first 414s, 86.2 second 4,/4s, 85.50 third 44s, 89.26 fourth 41/4s, 85.78 Victory London june 23.�?formation of a new German Cabinet is reported in a Berlin dispatch printed in a late edition of the times this morning the message saying new men have been found for a couple of posts in the ministry. This Cabinet is regarded As an pc Suikan in discussion of democratic possibilities completely eliminates the president from the reckoning. Cades that had been erected at Van j3%s, 95.64 Victory 4%s, 95.66. Executive committee pleases republicans Lincoln neb., june 23.�?discussing stood ready to applaud but the pro the possible democratic candidates fitter seems to have things All his for the presidency William j. Bryantown Way and the attorney general is emergency one the dispatch quotes in an Arje e in has newspaper the now suffering from. The he the Tage Blatt As saying the news <3omimoncr, declares William g. Or adds that the attorney general is a Sun paper adding that a it must walk Wari a Doo is handicapped As a candidate i fortunate too in having to espouse by to maintain itself but will at least by a a close relationship with Heithe ratification of the treaty without be Able to go to spa As representing a president a while president Wilson Large majority of the German himself he says a need not be con a former speaker Champ Clark is the Tage Blatt says further that the mentioned As having his own state be Cabinet will meet the Reich Stag on i asserting that or. Mcadoo also h j Hind him in Hilo opposition to Gocr thursday when Konstantin Fehren handicapped by a this silence on the nor Edwards of new Jersey and gov Bach the new Chancellor will read a declaration relative to the policy of the government. Mrs. Winter Heads women clubs Des Moines la., june 23.�?mrs. T. G. Winter of Minneapolis was chosen president of the general federation of women clubs at yesterdays election it was announced officially at and the biennial convention today. Peace treaty a or. Bryan declares error Cox of Ohio is reiterated. Or. Mcadoo is unable to Call to his j a governor Cox a friends a the Arti support a those to whom the presi Cie declares a will urge him As a com . Gratis now at head of Bates College new president formally inaugurated at exercises today. Lewiston me., june 23.�?dr. Clif names of 20 who will conduct the presidential Campaign Are very satisfactory to party leaders generally. Washington june 23.�?Republican leaders generally expressed approval today of the personnel of the executive committee which will conduct the party s presidential Campaign. Twenty one members including seven women will constitute the committee and the names of 20 of these were announced last night by chairman will Hays of the National committee. One name said to be that of a National committeeman was omitted because i. Hays had not had time to communicate with the appointee. Or. Hays Heads the executive committee which includes former Sena or John w. Weeks of Massachusetts. Leaders claimed that every group of the party was represented in the committee membership and that this amalgamation insured Harmony within and a solid front against the democrats. The nominee senator Harding today was engaged in adjusting his affairs in Washington so he might leave in july for his Home in Marion Ohio. Yale a 219th commencement. New Haven conn., june 23.�?yale University at its 219th commencement exercises in Woolsey Hall today conferred a number of honorary degrees among those honoured being Gen. John j. Pershing. New Hampshire College. Durham n. In june 23.�?new Hampshire College conferred degrees on 97 senior clansmen at the 50th commencement of the institution today. Honorary degrees of doctor of Laws were Given to governor Bartlett and professor James a. Tufts of Exeter. Non partisan league loses in Minnesota candidate to head the Republican ticket in state is beaten by an outsider. St. Paul minn., june 23.�?with 550 precincts of the 3,195 in the state missing i. O. Preus state auditor today led or. Henrick shipsted endorsed by the non partisan league by More than 15,000 votes for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in returns from mondays primary. For the democratic nomination mayor l. C. Hodgson of St. Paul was ahead of ii. W. Hargadine by Mon than 5,000 votes. Except in the second and seventh districts All present representatives in Congress apparently were renominated the Only upset occurring in the seventh District As f. F. Ellsworth representative for the second did not stand for renomination. In the seventh District a. J. Volstead Republican author of the prohibition enforcement act was Defeated virtually Complete unofficial returns indicated by Rev. O. J. Avau of Benson endorsed by the non partisan league. Or. Kvale friends said has been an advocate of prohibition for More than 20 years. Dents candidacy appealed with special Force a and that he would a furnish an easy Mark for All of the presidents the article says however that or. Mcadoo has considerable strength among wage earners. Referring to president Wilson or. Bryan says that a while vague hints suggestions have been thrown out occasionally no one claiming to speak for the president or near enough to be assumed to express his wishes has announced his candidacy a Hoover out of it. Herbert Hoover is eliminated from the list of candidates whom or. Bryan considers a available a while senator Owen of Oklahoma and Secretary of agriculture Meredith Are described As a among the few available men thus far to be available this year or. Bryan asserts a candidate must be known to be for woman suffrage for prohibition a and against Wall or. Bryan says attorney general Palmer entered the Campaign in a position to a Deal sternly with Tho profiteer and an expectant Public Promise in tween the wets of the Edwards Type and the Bone vice president Marshall is accused of making a a feeble bid for the wet a judge Gerard a candidacy has South Dakota a support and he has Many personal friends among other delegates a or. Bryan says. Hoover honoured. Dartmouth confers degrees on both him and major general Goethals. Hanover n. In june 23.�?dartmouth College at its 151st commencement exercises today conferred the honorary degree of doctor of Laws upon major general George w. Goethals and Herbert Hoover. General Goethals was characterized As the a instigator accelerator and accomplished of the greatest Supply programme the country has Ever known in his contribution to a one of tile greatest crises of the War and or. Hoover As the a eloquent spokesman of a great nations better self and exponent to stricken Peoples of its practical question of what do we drink seems to be of importance to democrats just now. A a wets want platform to repudiate volstead act a it re predicting Victory and Many of those in a position to know were declaring the outcome would be close. Votes will be close. Seine of the oldest leaders declared in fact that the division might be close enough to make argument and oratory on the convention floor Tho deciding Factor. In any Case such an open fight would be Likely it is predicted to furnish Many thrilling turns. William Jennings Bryan would be expected to Iliad the Bone Drys and he probably would find pitted against him strategists and orators of the first rank. W. Bourke Cochran of new York was mentioned As one of those who might be asked to match wit9 and eloquence with the nebraskan in the debate. Although or. Bryan is expected to make a fight also against the administration treaty Plank the general belief of his friends Here is that he will Reserve his greatest Effort for the heard of postmaster general Burle j prohibition problem. Secretary Glass songs announcement for a Modifica of Virginia who is credited with hold san Francisco Juno 23.�?rumblings of democratic discord Over the prohibition Issue became hourly More ominous today As delegates and party chiefs arrived in increasing numbers for the National convention. Hope that the gathering storm might spend itself behind the closed doors of the platform committee virtually was abandoned by the leaders and they prepared to face an outbreak of tempestuous debate on the floor of the convention itself. Such a development it was agreed everywhere would hold Many dramatic possibilities including a further complication of the Uncertain Outlook As to the presidential nomination. The overshadowing Issue. Already the overshadowing Issue in pre convention conferences the question of a platform declaration against the present a Bone dry Law almost took the whole stage for itself today As the gathering delegates brotherhoods May Sanction walkout of r. R. Employees statement to Secretary Payne says that wage adjustment must come soon or unauthorized will be sanctioned. Washington june 23.�?president Wilson sent a message today to the Railroad labor Board at Chicago urging that it make an immediate award of the wage controversy. The text of the message was not made Public at the White House. Or. C. D. Gray. Con d. Gray was formally inaugurated president of Bates College this morning. The exercises were held in be presence of a numerous and distinguished company including governor Milliken of Maine and governor Coolidge of Massachusetts. In his inaugural address which was extended or. Gray specifically recommended a new gymnasium a new recreation building an addition to the Library and the establishing of a department of music. made no specific mention of any contemplated Hanges in administrative policy. The approved the action of the governing it Oard in voting to embark upon a financial Campaign covering a five year period to raise $2,000,000. The degree of la. D. Was conferred upon Calvin Coolidge governor of Massachusetts Cecil Charles Jones educator and author and Al Washington june 23.�?informatk/h i prepared for submission to Secretary Payne today indicated that unless assurances were Given immediately to railway workers that a wage adjustment might be expected soon the unauthorized of trainmen at Philadelphia Baltimore and Many other Points might not be opposed further by the brotherhoods. W. N. Doak vice president of the brotherhood of railway trainmen was expected to discuss the situation with or. Payne who is director Gen Erl of the Railroad administration. Reports to labor Headquarters Here today indicated no improvement in the situation and pointed to increased unrest among the men. Labor Lead i ers said that since the beginning of the unauthorized strikes 30,000 men had been dismissed from the Union but that the feeling was growing that to continue disciplining the men was impracticable. To break the and to forestall formation of a local Branch of the Chicago Yard men a association. Many strikers Are reported to have joined the new organization. A statement issued by the Pennsylvania Railroad says a this morning in Tho Philadelphia District there Are still 1,179 train service employees who Are not working. Their places Are being filled by Volunteer and others with tin result that out of a total of 98 crows normally 90 Are working a since 4 in. Rn., yesterday 21 men have returned on the Baltimore division. There Are still 29 conductors and 96 brakeman out on this division. In the Balitmore District proper out of 39 Crews normally 33 Are working. A during the night 16 men at Pottsville went out one at Pottstown and seven at Reading. A towing to the by yardman in the Rutherford Yard of the heading company at Harrisburg the interchange of freight with that company at that Point has been Teni mgt rarely Tion of the volstead act. By Many accustomed to regard the postmaster general As a political spokesman for the White House the development was accepted As a warning of which Way the wind of administration influx ence would blow. Others among the party leaders refused to take that View hut no one Here assumed to know with certainty How far the sentiments of president Wilson might be in Accord with those of or. Burleson. What everyone Here does know however is that both sides of the controversy Are cementing their lines and bringing their heaviest artillery for a finish fight. After Many conferences in an Effort to Lay a basis for Harmony Homer s. Cummings the National chairman said today it seemed to he a a fair bet that the question would he taken to the convention floor for a settlement regardless of what decision was made in the platform committee. League in background. Closely intertwined with the prohibition question is the problem of selecting a nominee in Accord with the platform As finally agreed on and among Many of the practical politicians there is a feeling that the two decisions must he settled virtually at one . So the pleas of candling president Wilson of admission to write the administration league of nations Plank is the leading candidate for chairman of the platform committee and the general prediction today was that he would be chosen to that position with Little opposition. May nominate first. % chairman Cummings said today that it still was an open question whether the adoption of the platform or the Choice of a nominee would come first on the convention programme. The Prospect of a prolonged fight in committee Over prohibition and perhaps some other subjects has led to a movement to go ahead with balloting while the committee sits. Such talk As there was today regarding the candidates seemed to strengthen the prospects of a deadlock for several ballots. Some of those in the inner Circle of plans said it was hard to conceive How the two Chirds necessary to nominate could be brought into one column for two or three Rol Calls at least and they pointed out that if two or three candidates divided the bulk of the voting strength among them favorite sons and dark horses would be encouraged to prolong the deadlock by holding to their balance of Power. In the generally accepted View the withdrawal of William g. Mcadoo dates managers Are falling on deaf i will operate to make a deadlock More ears for the present while leaders j Likely by distributing More or less report some men Are returning million dollars Worth u. S. Ordnance gone get their bearings on the More immediate question of a Bone dry or a Beer platform. The league of nations disagreement along with several other disputed platform issues has followed the question of candidates into temporary eclipse. Among most of the leaders it is agreed that whatever trouble develops Over Tho treaty will be Only a drop in the bucket compared to the prohibition fight. A a Drys confident. Leaders of the Bono dry forces were confident today that they would command a Good majority in the platform committee where each state has Only one member and could keep out of the committee report any declaration for a change in the present Law. With this View most of the opposing managers privately agreed but they declared that when an Appeal was taken to the convention itself the vote would Tell a much different Story i he Large states it was pointed out while having Only one Vot apiece in the committee will have a much greater widely the strength which had been lined up Ive Hind him. Isome thought however that a considerable following would vote for him despite his Public withdrawal while the most enthusiastic of the Mcadoo supporters still were predicting that he would be the nominee. Fred Williams Anthony preacher. The degree of Litt. D. Is conferred Philadelphia june 23�?penney i a upon Margaret Deland author of Nia and Reading Railroad officials to d. D. Upon James Stanley Durkee Day reported that several employees of p educator and of pm. Upon Lorenzo i Tho e lines who joined the Edward Moulton educator and Lee Turer. I10 work. Officials expect More will re a class of is i voice in the whole body of delegates Toledo Ohio june 23.�?-govern-1 of make up the final court of a ment agents investigating the Digap peals. And most of the largest Dele Yearance of ordnance equipment at Gallons Are counted on for support 1>> the Erie proving grounds at port the advocates of a Beer Plank. Clinton 40 Miles East of Here re-1 a complicating feature do guilty of a con i Baltimore hit by a million Dollar fire Baltimore june 23.�?fire, Early today wrecked a seven Story building in Hopkins place and quickly spread to four other structures. The damage according to insurance men will Likely reach $1,000,000. This brings the fire damage for Baltimore to $1,500,000 for 12 hours the firsts Blaze being in the seven Story Darby building which swept the wholesale House of Blumberg Bros. Today a fire started near the spot where Baltimore a great fire of 1904 began. Mexico denies report. Mexico City june 22.�?reports of revolts in various parts of the country were officially denied in a statement issued at the foreign office inform Tioila ii a it ctn Bureau tonight which said that doubled their efforts today to find the Van lion floor fight Woun 0 in with the exception of the Villa move Artie guilty of Tho thefts that will Nile. Which Many state de Ejra Tion men in Chihuahua the country a walkout total close to a million dollars. Are instructed to vote us a Tody. It pea Elul had applied for permission to return. Svs a Mexico a City june 22.-Balplno to let each Delegate be counted a Pavalos former mexican charge d of a a a. A a a. Us. A nor a cording to his own conviction when faire8 at Washington has been named approximately 1,000 former students Confidence that Many Mote arc in Lewiston today to attend the various exercises. The government station received diplomas. Turn. Strike leaders however express used by a squad of department of jus j. A Wal join Tice officials and it was said that a Corning co is own hip . Number of the Village citizens might Tulve prohibition Issue came to a final a envoy to Germany the foreign of the . ,. Showdown. On that basis both sides fice announces. Union leaders Are said to be trying be involved. % j

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