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Biddeford Journal (Newspaper) - March 31, 1920, Biddeford, Maine
Wednesday March Fin to Nett to Alec Towl of Tim Price two Ruhr Region May be facing a red easter ultimatum of German government to communists is defied and situation grows More serious with the ing Lawson confesses to guilt and is then ejected from hearing March the associated the Ruhr mining and Industrial District near Germany Border is to witness a easter appeared tonight to be wholly contingent upon the pacify ing abilities of the prussian minister of the his task is to mollify the labor elements and otherwise nullify the effects of the methods adopted in the Ruhr District by Gen eral von commander of the government Herr the new head of the Interior was this morn ing on his Way to possessed of far reaching the granting of which gives Rise to the belief that the military element has eliminated from the negotiations with regard to the situation in West the appointment of Herr severing by the government to conduct the negotiations indeed is considered to be tantamount to a discreet Back Down from the ultimatum to the workers army seems divided As to what course to pursue March the associated time fixed in the Berlin governments for the workmen forces in the Ruhr Valley to surrender their arms and recognize local and government of i expired at noon and Al most immediately the population of which had been about the streets during the sought shelter in their communist army leaders say the government troops have begun to but information received from other sources indicates they have not As was threatened in the us a state of ferment prevails in the workers army and a number of contingents from conservative towns like Dusseldorf have withdrawn from the a majority of the troops Are demanding payment of their wages immediately and a with was rushed in an Auto Mobile to the it is a Large element of the workers army will not Lay Down its tie leaders Are determined not to surrender and in the opinion of Many of the workingmen have decided to make an Effort to have the mines blown up if the government troops As the belief in the ranks is that the government Wil not Grant amnesty to the communication Between Essen an the outside world was interrupted for Many beginning with mid night on the Telegraph and Telephone offices being deserted except for French wont stand for More German troops in Ruhr Valley Region armed invasion seems unavoidable March the associated revolution Ary leaders in the Ruhr District have been in secret virtually Unin for 36 and at 6 Oclock tonight were still trying to find some Way out of the Corner into which most of them feel they have Jeen driven by the governments most of the leaders admit but Many of them Are declared to be resolved to pursue a course of Sabot age with regard to the and possibly one of destruction of the if the Reichs Wehr really and Vance upon them As was threatened in the governments there has been a sudden tighten ing of the food restrictions in the Ruhr which had been relaxed for a time by the workingmen governing some of the hotels arc refusing to accept even for room accommodations for fear they might be obliged to feed the no disorders have occurred in connection with the food restrictions or he other revolutionary while the communists announce that they have released 250 members of the Reichs Wehr whom they had held As the general situation As regards the strike was unchanged this even the Krupp which Are declared to be turning out munitions for the red Are said to be the Only ones in withdrawal of general von Watter is said to be in contemplation by the Cabinet As a further Concession to the Ruhr in official quarters this evening it was declared that an named invasion of certain of the Ruhr District would be unavoidable in the face of the increasing lawlessness in the a Hague report the March army of rebellious German workingmen besieging the fortress of rhenish has received reinforcements and made new according to dispatches to the Nieuwe courant of the town of in and several other places Are reported to have been at the advices a Gen eral strike has been proclaimed and carried out in full Wilson note states position on Turkey in very Frank terms Poincare appeals to allies not to weaken terms of Versailles treaty March is necessary for France to preserve intact her says Raymond former president of the French in an article printed today in the revue Deus he appeals to the allies not to weaken any of the conditions of the Versailles treaty at tvs meeting of the International financial conference to be held Soi n air rvs restoration of France is As necessary As the rehab Ilita Ion of if Neutral anxious Saf u r own seek to jeopardize payments of Index natio any on the ground that critical conditions May be perpetuated in that he i do not doubt French delegates will find Friendly assistance from our allies to oppose such French reconstruction is at least As necessary for Europe As the restoration of the devastation visited upon the Northern and Eastern sections of France by the germans is one of the principal causes of general we do not ask but desire simply our and have n right to say that All the world is interested in our rapid and entire after giving a resume of alleged German efforts to evade conditions of the Versailles Poincare concludes we desire to impoverish and will be very Happy to witness the reconstruction of free and orderly there is no to Appeal to our we Are and we Are but we Are not Rich enough to offer gifts to those who have robbed we Hope to see vanquished Germany Rise again through thus regaining its but worthy of compassion As the vanquished May perhaps have also the right to germans negotiate direct with French Paris March direct negotiations Between the French and German with out the participation of the other developed in the Exchange of communications today concerning the question of the occupation of the Ruhr Are regarded Here As of extraordinary von the German made his request for per Mission to Send troops to the Ruhr Region to the French government alone and to Mille Rand As Premier of France and not As a member of the Allied supreme Premier Mill Rands refusal of the re1 delivered is in the name of the government of the French without allusion to the entente aesthetic Hub Stock broker exclaims youre a liar As witness offers his after adjusting gloves and boutonniere Hes led out House of commons passes 2nd Reading Home Rule Bill vote on measure was 348 to re iterates his opposition to the pro posed Hoover wants treaty with reservations former food head also says hed accept the Republican nomination on a progressive plat March House of commons passed the second Reading of the Irish Home Rule Bill the vote was 348 to sir Edward unionist was one the Ulster of the first speakers when the commons resumed consideration of the lie declared he wished to reiterate his opposition to the whole policy of hot a Rule for sir Edward Sand he never had believed in it and did not in it he believed it would be disastrous to both Ireland and the Ulster Leader declared he deplored the fact that Ireland would give up her representation in the because every injustice committed towards Ireland was inflicted before the Union and not and none of them would have been possible with the present representation of Ireland in the Imperial sir Edward argued there was no alternative to the except sep and under this Bill he believed a lever was being Given to parliaments enemies in Ireland which they under the Guise of constitutional which would to attain result absolutely fatal to the h to for the sir Edward declared would not vote for the but would not do anything to prevent it be coming referring to the assassinations in sir Edward asserted he did not believe it was his own country men who were in those Assassin he believed they were commit Ted by ill conditioned men from am who had come Back Here to carry on propaganda which was go ing on in and which British people never took the slight est trouble to William Morgan member for Dublin asked Ian chief Secretary for ire whether the government would be prepared to facilitate and finance a scheme of emigration for such loyalists of the South and West of ire land As May desire to leave that Parl of the country through apprehension of results to themselves in the event of the government v Irish proposals operative and to compensate them for their Macpherson replied that lie hoped such a contingency would no but if it it would have to stave March request of the German government that it be permitted to Send troops to the Ruhi in the Neutral zone near the j German has been denied by the government of conversations Over the German request have been in Progress be tween Premier Mih Erand and von the Jerman charge Daf Faires in Millerand yester Day indicated he would give the Ger Man charge an Early and it was handed to von Mayer crisis real fight follows attack on Irish police Barracks Berlin anxiously watching develop ments in Ruhr March eyes today Are entered upon the crisis in the general strike has broken out March expression of his belief that the Turk ish nation should be expelled from Europe and that this often expressed intention of the allies should be carried out in framing the Turk in is contained in president Wilsons note to the Allied replying to their recent statement of information concerning the Progress made in framing the the note was made Public Here last night after the state department had been in formed that it had been delivered to the Allied while the president did not deem it advisable that the United states be represented in the conferences at which the treaty was framed because this country never was technically at War with he expressed the opinion that As this government is vitally interested in the future peace of the it should frankly express its views on the proposed solutions of the difficult questions connected with the turkish the president wrote that while the rifles and petrol bombs used by besiegers who Are said to have numbered More than officers Ruhr the Only at a few As bochum and so far As the Early advices the Xei Tung reports the passage of numer Ous workmen troops through Elbert Ion of the turks some of them going North reinforce the troops already at the while some been Are trying to Makel Provasi of Sonie of the provisions of their Home Tea t t we voiced but condiment the general stake at f h and been again called in uus Seldora i 200 revolutionists evacuated the whole economic programme town it is As the result j was the note pending of negotiations with the authorities More Complete information As to the i objects strength of the arguments for Rete in constantinople was recognized the american govern ment believes that the arguments it who had it Are far a county March than 100 armed men attacked the police Barracks it several Miles Southwest of county with rifles and petrol bombs last a portion of the building was blown up and two policemen were one seriously after a hard the some of whom Are believed to have been were driven and May Issue Bonds March bos ton Maine Railroad was authorized by the Public utilities commission today to Issue notes for not exceed ing in payment for 20 to Gondola cars and 540 Box re volition in March break ing out of a revolution All Over except in Constantino directed against the is reported by the pester Lloyd of according to a Dis Patch from Basle to the four Nier Agency legislature takes up report on 5 socialists March ration of the majority and minority reports of the judiciary which investigated the eligibility o the have socialist assemblymen sus Peiu led on charges of disloyalty 01 the opening Day of the legislative was a special order of bus Ness in the Assembly the lower body convened than usual in order to Clear routine matters so As to be Able t devote the greater Pait of the a to consideration of the mail assemblymen have indicated tha they will speak Ami the Rol Kull 1 not expected to be j sometime leaders of faction favouring adoption o Jority report rect Niin ending aulsion of All five d desire to vote before in i then it will be too late for Smith to Call a special elect on the five members favouring ousting Pio need incs claimed to have far More than the necessary number of san beit Hoover is an avowed candid at Republican presidential Nam though a receptive one Only in a Telegram to the Hoover Republican of he announcer last night that recent developments in the peace treaty Stag nation in adjustment of the coun try economic problems and urgent representations concerning the Situa Tion in California had impelled him to confirm the action my Republican friends have already taken without consulting the former food administrator re iterated his assertion that he would not seek the declaring it would accept it Only if it is Felt the issues necessitate it and it is demand Eri of classifying himself As naturally affiliated with the i pendent element of the Republican he declared that As conditions precedent to his support of that party in the coming Campaign it mus adopt a Liberal constructive platform on the treat and on our economic propose sound business administration of the be neither reactionary nor Radical in its a Proa Cli to our great Domestic ques Lions and lie backed men we assure consummation of these poll Hoover declined for adoption of the peace including the league of nations with reservations safeguarding american tradition and As opposed to the out Rome View against any league at he asserted he stood As far from president Wilsons extreme position on participation in purely european As he Elul from Complete rejection of the joint peace resolve to come up on Friday March joint Resolution a state of peace Between the United states and Ger Many will he considered in the House chairman of the rules announced today while Republican leaders and Mem Bers of the foreign affairs Cummitch were in conference t decide the final form the Resolution should representative flood of ranking Democrat of the foreign f fails will Lead the administration fight against passage f the 1 vote expected Mach vote on the Resolution for ratification of the proposed equal suffrage amendment was expected to be taken in the lower House of the Delaware legislature the Resolution was in posted out on its merits by the it Usico Mittee on revised statutes the Senate will take no action until the lower Branch has disposed of the Martens March on the warrant for the deportation of russian soviet representative in the United began at the department labor today behind closed March Stock was evict Al from a legislative hearing at the state House today after he had declared that a witness previously Lawson had announced in order to qualify As a witness at the hearing he would confess to vis guilt on charges of illegal Stock locations which Are now pending against and would agree to a copt such sentence As the court might he demanded that he 3e the hearing was on a Bill designed give Powers of supervision Over Stock issues to the attorney which had been requested attorney general Allen in connection with his inquiry into recent activities in the Sale of certain Lawson and 10 other i promote cars and brokers have been speaker Warner of the House of representatives announced at the hearing that none of those arrested would Ibe allowed to testify because they would thereby be rendered immune from Lawson jumped to his feet with the state ment that he was confess and would insist on being and the speaker notified him that to would be removed he quieted Lawson remained standing White former senator John Beck of Chelsea criticised recent advertising campaigns conducted by him in the interests of his when Beck introduced a pamphlet which he claimed Lawson had sent out some time ago Lawson youre a speaker Warner ordered the scr Geant Tannis to remove Ami with the sergeant grasping he the Stock parameter put on his Lightc lord straightened his Houton Niobe swinging his Cane was conducted from the production of meat in Chicago near standstill Federal mediators have been called in to Settle stockyard March mediators were called in today in an at tempt to Settle strike of employees of the Union stockyards transit As production of meat in the great Chicago packing plants Wared a trading in livestock virtually had ceased As the result of an embargo on livestock and packing company officials predicted a shut Down of their plants within a few Davs if the strike Union declared the men would not return to work until their demands Foi want increases of from to u month were granted and one official said that if the strike was not settled soon livestock handlers in getting Crane estate ready for president Wilson will take several Hundred attaches with him to summer at Woods Woods March members of the White House staff were Here today arranging the arrival of president Wilson and his official family about june at the request of Joseph Murphy and Edward secret men who Are representing Secretary real estate agents and other citizens made a Survey of the town with a View to obtaining accommodations for several Hundred clerks and administration attaches who must necessarily be near the Homes were sought for rear Admiral the presidents phys and Secretary Tumulty and arrangements were made to the executive offices in the government buildings occupied by the Marine biological these build Ings Are but a Short distance from Juniper where president Wilson will occupy the Beautiful summer residence of Charles minis Ter to the family of Richard a a of the owner of the estate and minister to occupy the new summer White House at but arrangements have been made for their removal to a Large Bungalow the entire estate has been closed to Charles Crane is expected to visit Here before his departure for to oversee preparations for the Comfort of president and Crane owns or leases virtually All of Juniper physicians have pronounced it one of the Healthiest spots in new it is surrounded by water on three the secret service men who looked it Over yesterday were surprised to find several Beds of pansies in full this was explained by the fact that Frost does not hold in the ground so near the Dairy products and poultry for the presi dents table will be provided Yards throughout he culled the country would Chicago trying to find Way out of her financial troubles March City Council met today in another Effort to solve the cites financial brought about by demands of Muni Cipal employees for increased and to find a basis for settlement of a strike of More than City Hall Emp loves and other groups of work the Council had before it a budget carrying pay in creases averaging 10 per cent for the cites 18 050 employees when it con the measure lacked Only Throe votes for adoption when the body recessed Hub March local Stock Market was but generally firm the opening Ami North Butte were in Best at slightly advanced from the Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford wed los March Mary Pickford and Douglas fair Banks have been it became known Here late they obtained a License Here saturday and the ceremony was performed sunday by Whitecombe pastor of the Temple Baptist miss Pickford Early this month obtained a divorce at from Owen Fairbanks former wife obtained a divorce nearly two years ago in the miss Pickford and Fairbanks were married at Oclock last sunday night at the residence of those present were Robert a brother of the bridegroom the brides Charlotte Smith Henry Miles assistant pastor of the Temple Baptist and Dep Uty county who issued the i Fairbanks was the for his brother and Margerie motion picture was Maidl
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