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Biddeford Daily Journal (Newspaper) - November 24, 1920, Biddeford, Maine Vol. Xxxii. Xuy. 276 weekly established 1845 daily established Issa. Biddeford Maine wednesday evening nox pm Hub i. To. Full leased wire service of the associated press. Price two cents. Ford employees will get $7,000,000 Bonus reduction in prices of cars will shut off workers big extra not finances Are beginning to worry greeks Little nation now wondering if Britain will continue to pay her Bills. Nations not yet ready to scrap All War materials i Detroit nov. 24.�?Bonus checks aggregating More than $7,000,000 for employees of the Ford motor company Are now Bein written and their distribution will Start january i next according to announcement today by Edsel b. Ford president of the company. He also announced a forthcoming extra three per cent for six months ending december 31 on investment certificates held by employees in addition to the guaranteed 6 per cent. He added that 8 per cent had been paid july 31 last making a total of paid july 31 last making a total of 1920. The statement was made it was announced to Correct an erroneous report of testimony by s. Marquis director of the Ford educational department before judge Alschuler in Chicago yesterday to the effect that the recent reductions in the Price of Ford cars had resulted in the Bonus to employees being practically Cut off. The statement that 6,000 men of the Detroit Force had quit work within the last 90 Days was Correct it was said at the executive offices of the company. Voluntarily and increased production of the remaining employees had made it unnecessary to replace them. Secretary Colby to sail sunday Washington nov. 24.�?secretary Colby of the state department accompanied by rear Admiral Frank b. Bassett and major general Adelbert Cronkhite As his aides will sail from Hampton roads sunday on the battleship Florida for South America i where he will pay official visits to the governments of Brazil and Uruguay. He will also make an unofficial visit to Argentina. Funds stolen Bank closes doors Belfast nov. 24.�?failure of the Rushford Bank at Rushford n. Y., was announced today due it is charged to looting of its funds by Carl j. Howde who is alleged to have fled sunday with $60,000 of the state Bank of Fillmore of which he had been president. The state Bank of Fillmore was reopened today. Officials said it would survive its difficulties. Pittsburgh now 24.�?fred j. Crocus former Dartmouth Star has been assigned As Field judge in the game Here tomorrow Between Penn state and the University of Pittsburgh. Stopped w. U. Getting its wire ashore alleged attempt to land Cable at Miami is frustrated by u. Submarine Chaser. Sheboygan citizens lace German Cann Park despite socialists Athens nox 24.�? by the Asso # elated press a princes Andress place German Cannon in and Christopher Brothers of former King Constantine arrived in Athens today from Italy. Grand Duchess Marie their sister was expected today. Newspapers favourable to Constantine assert that France is the Only nation which absolutely opposes his return and that great Britain is willing to recognize the policy c. Greece not to have foreign interference in her local politics. The journals hesperian states that King George of great Britain is in constant correspondence with Constantine and has assented to his return to the greek throne. Treasury empty. Principal interest centers at present in the question of whether great Britain will continue her financial support of Greece. It is charged Sheboygan wis., nov. 24.�? the captured German Cannon recently presented to Sheboygan by the War department and which was refused a place in the City Park by action of the soda list majority in the City Council was taken from its storage place in a too shed l St night by More than 4,000 citizens and placed in the Park. An effigy of the socialist Alderman who led the tight against mounting the trophy was burned. Harding gets his first View oath canal president elect gets a line on conditions at the great waterway. Miami fla., nov. 24.�?what was described As an attempt by the Western Union Telegraph company to connect its cables from Barbadoes to a a it a a a i a or it. It a Cable from Miami at the West end of j a a Lille Between n. Y.,. ,. Empty and that the British have re the causeway Here today was stopped j fused t,0 pay the expenses of the by an armed Force from the United greek army in Asia minor claiming Cristobal nov. 24.�? by the Asso elated press a senator Harding gave up Golf and motoring today to make personal study of the practical working of Tho Panama canal he planned to leave Here on a government mine sweeper and looked Forward to a leisurely journey through the waterway. Montreal and Toronto his trip was More than a canadians to Start disarmament committee of league reaches decision following discussion Council concurs on armenian Resolution states submarine Chaser 154. Orders to prevent the connecting of the cables were received by the com mandant of this District from the Nale executive offices o by department sometime ago and the Here but the men j commander of the submarine Chaser had in turn been ordered to prevent any attempt at such an operation. Schooner abandoned at sea Crew Safe on Board steamship ing expedition. Practically it was for Geneva nov. 24.�? by the associated press a action in the purpose of giving him first hand conformity with the Resolution for armenian intervention recently ,. ,. Ana1 information on one of the big admin passed by the Assembly of the league of nations was taken today by steamship lines ltd., which is the i Tractive tasks ahead of him. Stops the Council of the league. Operator of steam were arranged at Gatun lock and at Montreal nov. 24.�?the that Bills presented were irregular. Assertions Are made that members of the Venice list government carried ,7 f 7�?o off or destroyed documents belonging 1 Anat in to several ministries and that the i ships on the great lakes plans next other Points to permit close inspection two Valise full of papers were summer to Start an Aerial passenger of problems of canal maintenance and service Between Montreal Toronto management and new York. I much interested. This announcement was made today or. Harding has taken a keen inky j. Vav. Norcross head of the con Terest in the future of the canal and Cern who has just returned from beige pcs it to be one of the outstand Mccormick represents Harding. Paris nov. 24.�?senator medial Mccormick of Illinois who sailed yesterday from new York for Europe is crossing the Atlantic to Lay senator i Landing a personal views on the league of nations before governmental chiefs says a report from Geneva to the Echo de Paris. The dispatch states that the object of senator Mccormick s the Assembly of the burned. It is also declared the Venice list ministers left suddenly without informing their successors of the state of business in their departments. Foreign newspaper correspondents j England after having placed con National Quot assets As regard of foreign trip to Europe was discussed by delegates to Wert before the minister of War and tracts for two seaplanes to be deliver a during the debate in con league of nations at Geneva yesterday. The Premier today and complained cd next Spring. Ammini. Burin me Amie in Ion it that the press censorship established to assure the maximum of safety Kress relative Ltd the canal the prob not it a no Tri nil pit a during the Venizelos regime was be j he said water courses would be Fol Lem of tolls for american ships re jul a aka. Halifax n. S., nov. 24.�?a wire ing continued. They declared that Lowed All the Way. The planes which Cei cd his particular attention. His Geneva nov. 14.�? by i he associated press a i he belief the Cana-1 their dispatches were being delayed will carry 12 passengers in addition Strong conviction for free passage for prevails in the committee on disarmament of the league of nations to two pilots Are credited with a american ships has been expressed that is is impossible to secure at present a general scrapping of War Speed of 1-7 Miles an Luau. Many times both in Congress and in materials. I his was Learned today when details were revealed of Dis his speeches during the last Cam cuk8ion 0 the subject by the committee which had a conference ,6n yesterday in connection with the meetings of the Assembly and coun less message stating that a. ,.lor suppressed Dian Schooner Margaret i a Hick has it Rake ministers promised to remove been abandoned at sea but that the All censorship restrictions. Some Cor Safe aboard Tho Steamer j respondents have left Athens and Knox flans to others intend to take Tho same course by Crew was Mercer was received last night the wife of Captain of Hara the schooners skipper. The Schooner which was bound for Madeira for Lunenburg Xvi the a cargo of Salt was i Providence r built at Hantsport n. S., and had a tonnage of 989. Reintroduce his peace Resolution colonel Chester Harding governor got ahead of the dentist if conditions do not improve. Raid nets big results. I., scene of seizures of alcohol and other wet goods appurtenances. I nut be planned to reintroduce at the a Providence r. I., nov. 24.--follow-1 approaching session of Congress his .u.nt,l n a raid Here last night in which i b h. W1 attend a dinner Given by i Resi several thousand alleged counterfeit a. Al cd 00 Dent Porras of Panama at the Palace bottled in Bond internal Revenue j wits Germany. I is plan he said tonight Stamps hundreds of alleged counter j u a. Be 1 allowed despite the veto of noisy Welcome Feit liquor labels of leading distillers j Casimiar Resolution by i resident when he arrived Here yesterday he and hundreds of quarts of alcohol few found a programme of entertainment were seized government Providence police said cd i of the league. Leon Bourgeois of France a member of the armament commis of the canal zone accompanied the senator on the trip and tonight will. Iii if. Be his Host at a dinner at the Pacific son says he believes that Lour things must be done before the nations 24 senator terminal of the canal. The dinner will can proceed to disarmament. First would come the Complete exec Aid today he followed by a Public reception Loro fit Tim eke party will remain on the a senator Harding military commission and finally an Exchange of All information relative to armaments Between rations. La. A. A. Fisher head of the British delegation seems to agree with m. Bourgeois. M. Bourgeois declared that in order to make the Versailles treaty effective an organization such As the International staff he Washington nov. Knox of Pennsylvania said today he followed by a Public reception and Tion of treaties next the organization of a Complete and obligatory in that he planned to reintroduce at the Par a remain on the Pacific vesti gation of Ell armaments then a presentation of a report by the Congress Boston nov. 24.�?while or. Luis quor labels of leading distillers j a smear Easton a dentist was Busy with a and hundreds of quarts of alcohol Sor. Patient in his office on the second were seized government agents and i he Inojo catch that be not expel whih w my Hay him floor of she building at 27g Tremont Jod Giand partic whirly of7 Pec Iii session Tif Congress next for recreation. Officials of the canal. Street today two Young men walked i a a oae win it a Parn Ramiy Quot he new after president elect Harding zone and the Republic of Panama sub armament pointed out the danger to the league in the Disapio in and drawing pistols compelled the i is inaugurated. Netted plans for a series of functions ment of the masses ii nothing should be done toward disarmament doctor to hand Over his Diamond ring i a a i senator Knox who has been men in his Honor and the president elect Little time proposed at the peace conference was required. Signor Schanzer an italian member of the committee on Dis and Stickpin valued together at $800, and All his ready Cash. They then extracted $40 from the patient and made their escape. Organized gang of daring liquor run historic old Plymouth Church destroyed by fire Many relics including sermons and other manuscripts of the late Henry Ward Beecher its famous preacher also burned. New York nov. 24.�?priceless manuscripts and relics written and collected by Henry Ward Beecher including Many sermons in his own handwriting were consumed by a fire Early today that destroyed the historic old Structure of Plymouth Church Brooklyn where the famous pulpit orator was pastor for Many years. The new Church edifice adjoining narrowly escaped destruction. The old Church built in 1849, which had been used As a sunday school in recent years housed the churches Library and contained the original drafts of the fiery sermons delivered by or. Beecher Between 1847 and 1865, As Well As numerous civil Xvi relics collected by him All of which had apparently been burned before the fire was discovered. Iii their efforts to save the main edifice the firemen had to break to memorial stained Glass windows. The streams of water sprayed freely to Prex ent the flames from enveloping the building caused great damage to the costly pipe Organ. The fire is believed to have started in the Engin room. The monetary loss has not been estimated. I new rumours of sinn fein plots ners and counterfeiters. Government officials that thousands of Gallons of genuine bottled in Bond whiskey that have been stolen from bonded warehouses As Well As hundreds of barrels of alcohol taxi been brought Here and from this Point distributed throughout new England. Valuable Quot new Haven conn., nov. 24.�? seven barrels of. A a Wax boing carried by motor truck from new York to Boston and examined Here last night contained High proof alcohol Worth $12,000. Four men were detained tor the Federal commissioner. All. Gave Brooklyn addresses. Lau no it i no at Rah Mon d. Richmond. Me., nov. 24.�? the Crosby navigation company today launched an unnamed four masted Schooner of 1800 tons. As soon As so had entered the Kennebec River she was towed to Bath to receive the remainder of her equipment. Toned As possible Secretary of state intimated he would accept As Many also believe it a 110 one had authority to represent either his views or those of or. Harding in connection with a Cabinet appointment. Steel Industry largely controlled by three huge companies invitations As practicable. The Steamer Paris Ina was welcomed into the Harbor by a swarm of army air planes and several submarines which met her three Miles out and conveyed her to her Dock. A Large crowd cheered the president elect and his wife and a formal greeting was seek Turk conference. At a meeting of the Council of the league today it was expected that action would be taken on the Assembly a request for negotiations with Musta Pha Kemal Leader of the turkish nationalists through one of the Powers. Germany a protest against the method adopted by the league in awarding mandates Over former Ger extended by governor Harding Brig Man colonies was expected to come Adier general Kennedy and rear and before today a session of the Hassein respect Job a. Scandinavian countries will be cited to Send Small detachments con the canal zone. Wilsons plan quiet Day for tomorrow sentence commuted. 600 quarts whisky. Stances present says a statement issued at the mexican foreign office. Attempted fraud. Providence r. I., nox 24.�?-Clarence Davis Baines 20, of Northbridge mass., who claims to be a reporter for a new York paper was bound Over to the grand jury today when he pleaded guilty in the District court to attempting to defraud a Trust company of $100 by Means of a false Check. A Bond of $2,000 was required by the court. Dartmouth eleven Are due in Seattle today 24.�?the London nov. 24.�?suggestions that it was probable sinn fein would attack prominent per j a sons and property in London and Washington nov. 7 Esu Quot of i c to i j Wilson has commuted the sentence of other Large cities of bog land Franz Van Rintelen a con. Have been current during the last Victo i of wartime conspiracy on con few Days but nothing substantial had j edition that he leave the United states been found to lend color to them. J before next january i. The graphic claimed today that a High authority had said the British secret service had discovered a sinn j Lawrence mass., nov. 24.�?More fein plot aimed at the citizens of than 600 quarts of whisky bottled in London. The newspaper adds the Bond was seized in South Lawrence secret service recently discovered a today by local police from two new secret service Recey discovered any it re >biie3. Four arrests were inn fein plot to destroy property Ima j0 on charges of illegally trans else there mentioning the Man porting intoxicating liquor. Chester ship canal and the Liverpool j -7 777&Quot tit 7 docks a the chosen scenes of sinn 1 res i Ake Ems a. Fein elaborate Precau-1 constantinople nov. 24.�?it is re dons it is said have been taken at p0rted from a turkish source that both places. Erivan capital of Armenia has been the sinn fein official publication entered by the turkish National the Irish bulletin prints what Pur forces of Mustapha Kemal Pasha. Ports to be a circular from the Royal priest spirited away. Irish constabulary Headquarters to police inspectors warning the latter Garrick on Shannon Ireland nov. Of the sinn feints intention to pm 24.�?the removal of a priest to an ploy Irish women in committing out unknown destination by military of rages and warning them to re Mem flyers created great excitement Heie Ber this when conducting i Vestiga a a7 dons. Coal wage deadlock. Full military honors will be paid Washington nov. 24.�?representa-tomorrow to officers who a acre slain Tives of the Anthracite mine workers in Dublin sunday morning. The and operators were called by secret u in a i a tary of labor Wilson to meet Here funeral xviii be Public and the bodies next wednesday in an Effort to break the reduction is made it is announced xviii be or Avn through the streets on be deadlock in the pending Ovagene j to provide work for As Many employees gun carriages. Got nations. As possible. New York nov. 24.�?testimony Miral Johnson commanders that three fourths of the wrought ively of military and naval forces steel Industry in America is trolled by three powerful corporations Vith prices a usually absolutely uniform was Given today by John c. Cornell jr., a jobber anti exporter to a legislative committee investigating 1 the building Trust. Washington nov. 24.�?-president the wrought Iron Industry is also Wilson will spend a quiet thanks Liiv controlled by two corporations a org Day and will not leave the White cording to the witness and this Busi scuse except for his customary hive Ness is practically paralysed just now in uie afternoon. Mrs. Wilson will stowing to a strike. 1 1 i religious services at St. Johns 1 episcopal Church tomorrow morning and in the evening the president and j mrs. Wilson will have a few relatives i in for dinner at which Turkey will be served. Into Lithuania to take part in the work of keeping order there during the plebiscite to be held soon. Expects u. To come in. New nations formed from parts of the former russian Empire will not be admitted to the league for the. Present at least. Bulgaria and Austria however May become members at once. Montenegro which has applied for membership May be forced i to wait for sometime before being accorded a place. There is opposition to 1 Albania and uncertainty about Lux a Emburg and Finland. Antonio Hun us chief of the chilean representatives and chairman of the committee on admission of new states told Tho associated press today that he expected the attitude of the United states toward the league would be defined soon after the new Senate meets and he thinks the decision xviii lie to come into the league rather than a frustrate the greatest Effort humanity has Ever made to assure its own president elect to visit Mexico on his Way Home air plane race. Mineola speedsters of. Y., nov. 24 a entered Iii the air plane pulitzer Mexico City nov. 24.�?presidentelect Harding will Stop at Vera Cruz in route to the United states from 1 Panama unless unforeseen Circum Busy today grooming their planes. Brigadier general William Mit russians Send leaders to u. To organize soviets a real thanksgiving dinner for to cents Robeli of the United states army air j service predicted Many Speed records would be broken. The favorite of the race especially among army men is the Verville to Packard 600-horse Power j plane which twill be piloted by Lieut 1 tenant Corliss c. Mosely. Out for new air record. Seattle washn., Norfi Dartmouth football eleven was due Here today for its game saturday with the University of Washington the occasion marking the formal san Francisco nov. 24.�?captain dedication of Washington Field the Eddie Rickenbacker american Ace new Horseshoe shaped stadium built plans to attempt to break the air by popular subscription. The game is1 record Between san Francisco and expected to attract one of the great los Angeles today. He will use a est crowds Ever assembled for an Fokker machine. The record is three athletic contest in this City. The new hours and 45 minutes and Ricken Macon ga., nov. 24.�?thanksgiving dinner Complete for to cents is offered for tomorrow by mrs. In i. Arthur stewardess of the Macon Telephone Exchange to the systems employees. She said today she expected at least to a break even on the dinner and announced Lier menu of unlimited portions would consist of baked Goose with Cranberry sauce Oyster dressing stewed Corn celery Rolls and Coffee. Two bomb deaths. Cork nov. 24.�?txvo persons injured by the explosion of a bomb in Patrick Street last evening died later 1 at a Hospital and two others Are re stadium xviii seat 60,000 persons and Jacker said he expected to Cut it one ported to be in a critical condition Advance sales indicated xviii be filled. I hour. The distance is about 500. A prom Miles. On Short time. Springfield mass., nov. 24.�?beginning tonight the Plant of the Fisk rubber company in Chicopee Falls will reduce its working schedule from five to three Days a Veck. The Plant now employs about 1,800 hands and Palestine War costs. London nov. 24.�? jewish telegraphic Agency a Winston Spencer Churchill minister for Var announced in the House of commons yesterday that the military costs in Palestine for the current year amounted to 900.000 pounds a which was considerably less than had been expected. Sixteen persons bomb. Yvere injured by the Washington nov. 24.�?russian soviet authorities estimate that the unemployed in this country xviii number 5,000,000 by the end of the year and two representatives of the third internationale have been sent to organize soviets Here according to official advices from Moscow. They plan to arrive in the United states in december and propose to form committees of the unemployed in cooperation with the communist party establishing soviets of each Trade. Their Mission the advices state is to unite the revolutionary movement in America into one fighting body to bring about an armed revolution. Coming of the soviet representatives the advices state is in Accord with the resolutions adopted at the last convention of the third internationale in Moscow a which provided for internationale representatives in every country of Europe and America. While government officials discount search paper office. Dublin nov. 24.�?troops raided the offices of the Freeman a journal Early today and searched in vain for eci the internationales estimate of the men Xvan Ted in connection Vith re unemployed in this country every cent disorders. It Xmas declared at precaution is being taken to keep the the newspapers office that none of soviet organizers from entering the these men Yvere Ever employed there. United states

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