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| CIRCULATION I | YESTERDAY t I ! 7,029 ..I \\ T - ~\ ^ •\• £ ^ /•> *# 4 -V ? •. «':-• • j.- T^HnifteDaily for Ontario, Seneca and Yates Counties . .. ' . • • • . <v ~?r I • $ *- Weather Forecast $ * ^ Tonight—'Fair and Warmer * $ Tomorrow—Fair and Warmer. * * - H 5 ****************************** * \>H \'-^11 *1 Vol. 26, No* '26& 'J' 33=E GENEVA, N. Y„ WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14,1920 Price Three Cents RAIL STRIKE Meets -i Mr. Wilson For First ember ACTION NOT ANNOUNCED IMF* RoC- in- linst^ lain* the i '•\S3. if. 10- Cal- itat« iam. 1 bis r of o of 193.- '. -'•, '' 'S 8 ....•A..j t aaa * i . '1 • 't i • i ? * *\ i. '\ % ' 'j * ''ill \•' x''S *B1 ; s JIM Palmer Made Report Showing Attempts of Extremist Leaders To Make the Strike a General Or** VOTE OF BRITISH MINERS TO BE 1 ROBERT JR., GENEVIEVE and CHARLES SIMPSON :VHT Authorization of Strike Is Not^l^i^cte3~~\ TOtUhingtbn, A'pril 14^Pfesfdent Wilson's cabinet' discussed the rail- , |ad strike for more than, an hour audi f jqunrter today, but iio announcement WHS made at the conclusion of th e „? , ':^\;JL?.?...*2.H?L e i^.'?L.S l .H.y..S?tt9?l..ll9.8.. • 'bnTT\-t-n-fcFTT:— — — — -— . • — • • — : - \We discussed the strike and I ren- <l'-r< (I a report,\ Attorney Genera! Palmer said, \I can make no further flai'iui-nt a t this time, although I mu\ in' able to do so later in the day.\ «>11>• -• members of the cabinet refused t(l l.illv. __ it \.is learned that a plan was dis- cjiss-M fur providing • immediate in- »'>\ HI wages for railroad workers as cini means of discouraging the re- ef ni si like arid forestalling further) stnkis Under the plan discussed the railin.ni labor board, upon confirma- tion l \ the Senate, will meet with At- torr!V> General Palmer--and Secretary of L.v..r Wilson and agree upon a wact .nijustment Which will be tem- poral, tint will become effective at enrr ai)J remain in force until th e rail\ .\ labor board shall make a final adji.^iiint of the wage Question. . Strike Settlement Rests With Railway Labor Board \v. fchimiton, April 14—Settlement of the IMIK.IL- wide railroad strike now by tli<- Prrsidcnt Under the Cummins- Ksrii '.ill.. Pi.* i.nt Wilson telegraphed to the mr»miii« to come to Washington im- meth.itt i\. This action, it was said, will U the direct result of the cabinet jriw4»« t-his-mo wrings-—' ™— ~ It is understood that the Cabinet pn>r. .: a plan for an Immediate meeting of the Labor board with Sec- retary Wilson an d Attorney General Palmer to agree ap'on railjvay wage adjustments which. shall be effective immediately. The Senate this aiter- jjflatt„cflnfeTOpd.-th&^H^tn|B^^^-«f::th;e-;; fairway Faborboard. Palmer Shows Effort To Foment General Strike , _ ... Washington, April 14—PKesidenfc Wilson, meeting with his cabinet to- day for the first time since his lllnesB, was expected to take up the question of the railroad stride aow holding the nation in its grip. Attorney General Palmes had pre- pared on extensive fceport to lay be-, fore tho cabinet, resulting from Inves- tigation of tho striko by agents of the Department of Justice and United States district attorneys, The attQi 1 - ney general made no secret' of the fact, that much of this evidence pointed to an attempt Upon the part of some ex- tremist leaders t o foment' a general [strike which niignt lead to even more grave national difficulties. Whether the government shall ac t in the present crisis, will-be very large ly determined by the cabinet today. There was evident a tendency upon the part of* some administration ojtHa- IHs to fdrestall government intervals tion as long as possible, fearing that action hy the government, would sim- ply add fuel to fires which extremists are fanning. Strong pressure has been exerted by district attorneys, for dras- tic action, however\ and tho attorney genora-i • hr^s~Be-v-eFftlr-i t epwts-4¥hAch •. da-*. clare that unless the government acts imiekiy there will be 4ir^ results. FOOD SHORTAGE THREATENS MARKET CENTERS OF EAST .HIGHER WAGES ASKED Controversy Grew Out °f Miners/ Failure in Fight. to Nationalize Mines London, April ii— The British min- ers' referendum vote on whether to accept the government's compromise force their full demands, is scheduled to be made public tomorrow? Because the Miners' Federation's rules, require a two-thirds majority to proclaim a general strike in the cord fields, authorization of a strike by tho referendum is„not expected b y Frank- Hodges, the miners' secretary and other officials who have been conduct- ing th'e negotiations. No recommendation for a strike was contained in -the ballot. The South Wales miners are expected to show a. majority for g. strike, but the either coal fields are less radical. By strik- ing 1 the miners would stand to gain less than a dollar per week more than the government offers. Estimates show that the govern- ment's 'wage concessions will meaa that the 900,000 miners' payroll bo boosted some 36,000,000 pounds annu- ally. They have been contending fi>! a 43,000,000 pounds increase. Saw a Chance „for Wage Boost The whoje controversy grew out of the miners' fight, for nationalization of the mines. The miners' propaganda to coerce the government into adopt- ing na-tjonaUggtloni fftilPd^ T-ae- miners 1 delegates gaw a chance of annexing some 45,000,000 pounds in coal profit.i that would accrue this year so they changed their tactics and decided to press' for an immediate wago boost. The government replied through th() coal 'operators, who were authorized Sirin Fein Prisoners in Mount Joy Jail Ordered Released .4 JiiskGeiiexalJStrikeJ¥as Called as Protest Against Their Treatment by British Government TRisrsovrcr IS FORMED ///»!i«SW*r/oA/v»£ w After a two-year fight in the court? of llinuis for the estate of Robert Simpson, estimated at half a million, a favorable decision has been ha'ndfd down 'which accounts for the happy smile of these youngsters. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Simpson of Eva'nston, 111., have won their long fight for a share in the estate of the children's grandfather, who died in 1914. The three happy youngsters, who had one pair of shoes between them will all wear shoes and stockings now. REBELS TO BE TREATED TOWN HAND SAYS DIEQUEZ All Communication With State of Sonora Has Been Cut— No Answers to Wireless Calls—Citizens of Arizona Ask for More Troops To Guard Sonora Boundary Workers Say They Will Con- trol City\ Daring Strike Triple Alliance in Great Brit- ain Asked To Support the Irish General Strike to stip- ranclon,\ April 14—The Sinn Feia l>ris«n^i»t -in the Mount Joy JHtr^T Duhltn will be released immediately accord tng to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Dublin this afternoon. The Irish general strike was called aa a protest against the British govern- ment's treatment of these prisoners. There was a g'reat demonstration at. Dublin iodayj with thousands of per- sons pamSIug through th& streets. A.-Benar Law,, annaunced -in Com- mons this afternoon that the lord^ lieutenant of Ireland has directed th$ prison board that all persons arrested under tho Defense of the Realm aei . should receive ameliorative.,£££•• tOlESt^ v*vi*i L,uvni- VMUlNClL,| vU , l(?d nf th e c]iarRe8 aBarn8t them. It seems that tho government l' a s been Heating the prisoner us criminals. It was such tieatment that the Sim Felncrs protested. A hunger strike was liegun by the Winn Fein to compel the government to treat them ns po- llflenl offenders. \H •\.—^ft Car Loads of Foodstuffs Ready for*Ship- mentTiedlJ|yin^ the South and West\ W:i-* vn. April 14—WUh the food Orodu.ins areas isolated by the rail- road sin*,., the big population centers of tho r-nuntry are facing a threatened food shr.unge while th e producers stand to i,. se hundreds of thcrasands n mnri. v aeeording to figures from »ip »-ui.. lu of markets here today. Summ. ,i up the situation is based ort laeseiu^t^s: The tnwe-biggest mkr- w \tvt.-rs of the east, New York, riulad. I,.I 1; H and Boston are shut off from w.uih.-rn and western markets by \>\th th- r.iih-oad strike and local har- b \ r Hi j;.s' In th. ^ M lU th and west, are the big- gpRt i\.| i. i fducing^areas* of-t-he-couB- Mrff 1 \\\\ 1 tr °P s «f perishable food- «WTS :,.. TudTng all the seasonable veg- ftal.l.-s ,,.,| f ru it s> may be f orcea to.go o «„i„ t„ca use 0,^ cann ot' be J\ nv,1 'i '-..upled with this waste in •'••np th. i„ ss of hundreds of tlj0u . sands .» r ,i„n ars> Jh.> i.,„,.. lu of markets ^'. receiving rr ' -f messages as t o what *rans- v., a \\ n m \y \e available. In Tesas or IWf i n nrw op. i Pastni n \ n 00 and G.000 carloads of \• are awaiting shipment. In 'i'hk centers, such as South ,ar \l in. 1. it„ P P arid other early veg- T-earty for shipment In car- ^nd no-- transportettett is l\aii 1... avnilaM livo\t''\','''\\\ t0 tb * Perishable food, \\•mV \'\Pfflents have been curtail- ing-p^^'-'li .where SsMsMJJae W£k- To nffw thp v\-., r flra ' 1 ' 'ts surplus food^stpeks to var vo ceased butchering. ' 'he expected food shortage, I Apartment—has-deeid«d to4 Jons pip, '•iMon centers, EFFORTS RENfeWEtTTCr END TR] r(, nen,,,| IZfri 'U. April 14-^-EifbTtS were r t ''\'ny to erfd the uittauthor- a ivroi, ','\\' strlkQ whioh fdr-almost In li, „ * heW ' New 'Soi* tfghflr r »rt ai - „ '\• \'\•alyzlJig ifceiiglt traffic, W s n \. \ ,ss ens'er aervice and caua- 1 '!'si„ead discomfort • l.ead!:r,' m l , . ivp s of thebrot . brotherhoorla -v Timothy Shea, vice preK- »n d ,\: \ ,P \Totherhooa of Fifemen earJtO 'dPtit •'r^C*''-?;**;''^-.'-*'''\''. > : strikers at Jersey City. Mayor Hague of Jersey City, Mayor Mylan* of New York and Health Commissioner Cope- land were to sit in a t the meeting and lay the case of the public before the opposing factions. Shea was confident today that the end of the strike is in sight \Too op- timistic,\ was the way th e strikers termed his attitude. They blamed him for the announcement^ oT a \settle- ment\ which was made at the conclu- sion* of the first conference yesterday. Shea predicted today, however, that the strike will \end' as quickly_as it arose.\ * ' • Similar optimism -was-put- forth by L. C. Grifflng, vice president of the. Brotherhood of Engineers. He said the strikers' grievances were real, but to reauce tno price ot expurt^coSTTwo\ pounds, about $8) per ton, thus wip- ing out the possibility of superior pro- fits. The excuse given was that the reduction would cheapen imports and the cost of living and incidentally aid France. The miners retorted by demanding a wage boost of three shilling^ daily j for every miner over 16 years of age and half that for boys. The govern-, rrient eminferori with n ^\ nrn \ tp e \ f *»• 20 per cent wage increase, or two shillings daily, to miners over 18 years of age and offering one shifting daily more to miners between^16 and.l.sj years \of age arid nine pence-to boys. There was a flat vote by the miners on both propositions. During the referendum the miners' leaders urged tho men to accept the government's offer. Carrying put the guarantee means that the government either will have to restore the former price of export coal or increase the price Of home consumed fuel. In the highly improbable event of a strike being authorized, there would bo further conference between the go^erhlnent and the miners' delegates and in no case would the strike come into effect before May. Los Angeles, Cal., Aprils—Railroad strike conditions in this city and oth- that the> Jiad takes the -wrong--way-f«-r- terminals ift southern Gaiiforaia to right them. have extended today to passenger He strtko^onti^aed ::: ti4^'- affl ,^ ^5®^. .to. Santa Fe- heacT isolate New York today, liitfle Or no freight was moving on any roads and passenger service was crippled oh all. The. passenger service was reported improved on thp New York Central and the New Haven, btit thete- wa s little improvement on, other lines. The freight situation was worse. - Jei:sev--i 23£ trains into Manhattan-again, today, broicers swinging snoveis ana lawyers acting as brakemen and conductors. Hundreds of .volunteers from all walks and \professions have offered their servities-to-th'e'-roads- -and--many—of- these offers haVe. been accepted. Ten comjmuters' trains were_ run over tho Erie, manned partly b y vo!> tmteer crews. 0 \-The Jersey Central reported passett- gteiL jsexsiQa. £fl.-JJS? JS§Dt_^3°ySl& 1 f n<J the return to work of 40 men out on strike. Volunteer crews would not b e \used for the psesent, it was stated; \ •-' • Washington Strikers •• Return to Work Washington, April 14—Striking rftlfi road workers here returned to their work today, agreeing t o submit flieir difficulties to the railroad labor board, 7 Embi riftedaftd . , Strike Ties Up Passenger Traffic in California Mexico Crt'y, April 14—Federal troops under -fJfm.'rat—Minnrrt Diegucz, eorn- mander of 1>^ government furres in the northern military zone, are being sent against the revolutionaries in the state of Sonora, It was announced to- day. < General Dieguesf was quoted a s say- ing that the Sonora rebels would be \treated with an iron hand.\ He ex- pressed confidence that th e border state could bo pacified within the next fey weeks. quarters here today. At least \nine trans-continental passenger trains are tied up at various points along the lines. It was said that no more passen- ger trains woiild arrive from fihe East \until further notice.\ \ Wilmington, Del., April 14—Food today TXB of the ouOaw raiT strike. Meat prices. led- the advance- -with a n Increase •^•tepees-a^e-tesaffletenfer-- from five, to eight cents a pound. There were slight increases in producer and vegetabfesr—— L ^,,4 • THE WEATHER. + *~ ' \ \ ' -*-<-<=- ' * • Washington, April 14—Forecast\• • for Western New 1 'YoBS—-Fair to- • • night and Thursday, rising tern- •'peraturo, er»ture» 7 a, in: . 12 noon » p. m. 39 Loc»[ Coriditiorit . Mild, 8prhig|fka'-f*mpejpA^arB|t<> • returned today for tho «irjft tiintt • • lit te n days , The mej'curj' ai-SJK • cended to the vlclnltjr^oif flUy do* .• '•• greeg-'thls-afternoonp\ !RM|fc¥M^'# ties to tne rauroaa iamir \«»\», z ~~ .. . t r .JJ- ^ iaui togoes-lrpoir-freighr Itave -been- * Kf^- W* W» .•ft* #*«! jrtd ' traa*p<irt«tion condlttori*J*\eto«dy Mb. ; • =^^r|| The route taken by the federal trooBs was not revealed. General Dieguez u came t o Mexico City from Guadalajara City to confer •\VltlrT^esrasn1\T r arra'nza'\'an'a\'TriTn'''leir the city. A report that Slnaloa had joined the Sonora revolution was officially denied. The government also denied a report (hat the Mexican gunboat had ber>n seized by tho rebels. It is declared that, outside of the state of Sonora, Mexico is quiet. ,- * Mexico City. April \i —AJ1 communi- cation_with_tU* state, of Sonora, where a revolution is In progress, has been — tint, it was- announced today by Gen' eral Juan Barragan, chief of staff of the Carranza army, announced today. He said that effoRs*'-by the federal government to learn what was going on In Sonora were fruitless. Repeated wireless ^alls were sent to the station at Guaymas, but -none was answered. » ''•• \ Douglas. Ariz., April 14—Urgent ap- peals for more .trqops~$o guard th e Sonora be-undary were sern\to Arizona representatives in Congress today by FPSifTSifts of TJouglas, STsbeG, and No- gales, the fmmiheriSe of hostilities.be- tween General CaTtes' Sonora forces and Tarranzistas his made them fear- ful of the results to American Uvea and property. '..,,,' - All Mexican'border towns are being heavily fortified. The appeals for aid recited that- there is not a slngle.'artil- lery unit along tho entire Arizona bqr- der and that the infantry ajjd eavalry- V . _ Thousands of Yaqui-' Indians in Spnora re'voj'utionary forces and those of th e federal government, despite the new republic of Sonora. Lockwood and Donohue Ask for Investigation Albany, April l^Senator Charles 0. »ekwaod,-and MMority lioadog.ChiU'- j Cjauidtagte Ms i>. i?bnohu.e, spbn«>?s for tl»e itt- creased p,g,y. teachers.'bilt in the.IUeir* islature, today aini^mdfidr of; the digx-j tdiitv-nf.foroRya. ^-:^}n#k r --0n4---^««t| York countW afl' lltmettigntiw o f ih«s charge tha-fc i^Bgte.fjirjB.,b.eia«! tfi\thkif&s/'\ teacher* to promote' ^hjRit! lsglnlatlort- •Wig. lesJiil^tor* »Jf^ 'wOi-J^&ii^ &$.% vaasa^itmirf-, wpm*& •;'«tefiteN d*t*d jind. opprasW t*-piomote tH*i NS IN ILLINOIS o Carries State by 80,000 in Republican Primaries ——ae- 1 ._•_, - _ — DEMOCRATIC CHOICE Latgat Returns Indicate Her-' bert Hoover Will Win by Small Margin Chicaj London, April 14-The fit-ut Irish so\iet has been formed, at Galway. The workers who joined the Irisfl gen- eral strike formed a local council and announced that they wquld control the city for tho duration of the strike. According to- the Daily Herald, the official organ of tlio labor party, the council of the Federation- of Kullway- mon has demanded that a meetirig of the \triple alliance'' be held poiL'Hie Irish general strike. The \triple alliance\ Is the moat powerful lubor organization in Great Britain. It is composed of ITie railway woikeis, the crotti miners mid the transport woikers. A report was circulated here tint the Irish strikers hud cut tho tele- phone and telegraph wires connection between northern tmd southern Ire- land, but this was dented by the post- office department, The local postofflce department a t Dublin sent word to tho government this morning that tho sit- uation was unchanged. The possllillit) ihut tho government would change its attitude -regarding the treatment of piisoners in the Mount Joy ja.; aroused high specula- tion. The sliike was called inprotest against TmT~ln\ahher fn xvTilth the British authorities were handling tho 1 prisoners. According to the Man- | Chester (iiiarillan the government has I telegraphed to Dublin ordering the) prison officials to tieat Sinn Fulners \like other ordinary untried cases.\' Press Views Situation Seriously, The press continues to taku a seri- ous view of the situation, \The uii.nsion Is so exceptional and mompflttHjs that we look to ttrc -go<r- ernment to lake a. broad and genetrous view and to replace logic with states- manship,\ said the Daily Mall. \The decisinn. _JUinjmn.ted_.„.b.y..--A,. \Donai- Ta\w That the government will not Interfere in the treatment of Sinn Fein prisoners is too narrow In its,) conception and wrong,\ said the Times. \We ought t o demonstrate that, behind the. new home rule pro- p sals, lie the confidence and good o, April M--Governor '.'mnk z7Zn% i re^H? st ^ «ui;rm«rbeTac;d b e s re r:r^ z PHmSries la Soro \& ^'^T^ 1 \™eer-striking prisoners die in Jail, cording to the latest return, ^ but °* the ot ^ er hand i f tho g0Vern ; Lowden's victorv VT,. *' „ mPnt capitulated it would be worse, Leonard A WaoThU \ e WfO md the chronicle. Petito is : notTsiaw \ZT n T„ T\ 1 ' An effort ^ th *^» h republicans to ever. M'ood swent ,-\^-1 onP ' how \ secure th e Intervention of John W. rest of rook Count* h\ ' S °, a \£ tho Davte. the United States ambassador 27,533 votes S uS Into \vlS^ f t0 Great Brlt0in ' re \ uftW1 ln U1 C f0 '' this section of the state n thi IZ ', lowln S mPasa ^ e from tf, ° < ll P lomatB ' CO. of the mwt Mter^ ,oSh t *cL | bMlrins ° Ut \ ^^ \\r^n™** tests eve,- staged In rhW \\\{-I* th«- American consul at Dublin: • Despite the number of\votes pol.ed I \ LOrd May ° r ° ,N ' e,n * DUb \ n - B T7 by Lowden and Wood, howeve. on The American ? ons * wila corr f c t ! \ of the big sensations of he day 21 hls st&temp,it that w >' Powers do not tho showing made bv Hiram lnh,.In enab,p mc to make nny representations „.,.. .. b aue °y Hiram Johnson., a „ nant „ „ heha j( ,,f citizens of the BRITISH SHIPS ARRIVE OFF IRISH COAST Flotilla of Destroyers Used for Patrol Duty as Re- sult of the Strike Dublin, April U—A flotilla of Brit- ish destroyers has arrived on the southern Irish coast for patrol duty as a result of the strike, according to Information 'from QueenHtown today. A shooting affray occurred today and' a constable was seriously wounded, He > was shot in the hack. The Nationalists at Londonderry Joined the strike today, and shipping;, in tho harbor was tied up. Food Is' hccdrhTng scarV-c-T (irocery stores were open only a few i.ours to- > day. Farmers In southern Ireland are threatening to stop the export of Irish food to Knglanci If any of the prisoners in Mount Joy jail dio. The railway workers and the dock work- ers have.beenasked-JM)t U»- handle any food . shipments If tho embargo is called. \ The po'stoffire wan Nosed today e.\- rrpt for the sending of telegrams. The pollre were withdrawn from or- linary patrol duty ln the principal -rittPH--rrffcT-rmT\~ny nr5\~BfrrRp~today7™ Constables armed with rifles and fixed bayonets marched through the slreets in groups of 26 at frequent .in- tervals. * -VI 'I ^'H -^eM With his name .absent from the bal- hrts-.-Tro less than 315,556 •.•'lers in Cook County's 10 cbngregsional d'lstrlols alone wrote it in a s their choice for president, a result unparalleled in Illinois politics. In the Democratic primaries, latest returrjs -Indieate^hat Herbert Hoover will win by a srriall margin, with Gov- ernor Edwards, Attorney General Palmer. W. j^McAdoo.__William. j£tu-[- nlngs Kryan _an<T_Jgrnes^ llf —\\ except on Hnrred States.\ ASSEMBLY PASSES THE TYLER BILL .——•— , Albany, ARHI 14. (Special). Hhe Assembly has passed 'thejbill of As- semblyman Tyler, amending the gen- eral business law b y autjjorizFng^the Lewis rec«hing most of tire remainder Farms and Markets Council to of the votes. j scribe what commodity other, than Irt the Republican primaries, the re-, meat, meat products and butter shall turns from 2,8i0 out of 3,242 precincts In the entire state give Lowden a total l^sl>^V^^ S-^-f this aa a basis, the state vote «om- plej(e~brwpprtea t o be as follows' •' \Lowden 166,638', Wood 58,031. Lowden's plurality (deducting the Wood Cook County figt.res) 81,074, Complete returns from- th e Cook County- 10 congressional - dist-riets; which include Lake County, are: .. Men Women Total\ Wood' .... w .. .'•• 87,611 Utm\ a0rJ,S7f] X<owid«ii ., MM& 140& ^**' } -loliriisdn^ .-.,,.... Sfijft* * 6.3*6 i0;#ll- ,v^5gt)ict»^--ptorjrftty' \lH--- C»Bl '*&&'• \ l^fte sold b y weight, what commodity shall be sola by \measure and \what commodity b y numerical ^ouluT Rules therefor shall have th e force ar.& effect \of haw. f 'ftfawi&Qp- &<>to&m'& -.•vtetory*' meA»»' fftaitW WMHbito d»tleii*tioit of 051 to ^^t^&it^$mMis*i^ ift;itifath*- -tee* LEADERS OF THE COMMUNISTS ARE BEING EXECUTED Frankfort, April 13. — (Delay e£)— Leaders of thp Gorman ComrnnJiists; in .Tho. Ruhr district are being sum- marily executed as they are capttlfei by the HeU-hswehr. Many of the com- miinlRt or Spartaclst chieftains fled Into Belgium when the German gov- ernment troops began their advancs, J but many others who rematnr.rt be- hind were «'aiisht ami put t o denth. ICIements of the Reichswehr who were withdrawn from East Prussia for use in the Ruhr district declare that fhey \will evacuate the Ruhr dis- trict whenever they desire regnrdb'ss of orders from Berlin '' Communists accuse Reichswehr detachment*' of looting. 'The RrlcTisivehr truops havo conti*- uej to extend their zone of <»cetip«tiofr although It is leportetl some of the units have been withdrawn 1'euhs- wehr cavalry detni hmerita «er< re- 1 $ Labor Minister Elected to House of Commons was Lpnttdn, April 14—Dr. Thomas J. MaeNamara, the new labor minister, [has beeri elected t o the House of Opiririions oh the coalition ticket from ported to hayeTieeh south\ of The: Ruhr \RiVei\ ~ Thei-e has been no further lighting. Most of the arms and ammunition of the communists have been surrender- ed. Communist leaders declai-e that •the German government troops could withdraw from the Ruhr district im- mediately if they wanted to. The otily ' thing they woiiltl have to d \ tn \''\- m% vent disorders would bo to stop th e shipment nf arms and ammunition in- to the district. Leading Communists throughout tho \311 amberwcll, defeating the Liberal and 1 , Eunti dTsfrfcf\aF« convinced that tho •$>s£tim d*fn4fd*tes,>it wast ofWclally a n Hotrhced: tottey. #tte Latbor candidate was, &, wortfan, Mtm Susftn Lawrence. r &'„&• Oarroilwflfr ptt the Llbern\ flckefe,-, , . ThC^£wUa?nentary. tiyreleotlon \4»r-\fpTp^^|f|TS 'f^||^ir^|!CTW^i:'wair. field' a fortnlKlit n g \ -'•^^i^^0ll A _ / .,,i^$ti^^^mm» c*mp«i«i.: \• .-* dermah government intends to main- tain troopa in that area as lmiEfNas > fmslblo hoping t o prollt fi-oin Allied 'iHBonHlons that may result, Tho French fiPS lightening their •tlltary reiitrlctlona at FVankfort. } ~'6.a('» httils havo be©n nilfuved to re- \ P*' n « ...

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