First issue of the Minnesota Daily Star, 19 Aug 1920

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M Do n ally Owned and Controlled by More Than. Twenty Thousand Stockholders; F1..11' J. ..1 T . A f n I-l I-l I-l 1 A imesota The Star Is' Not the Organ of Any Party or Interest. It Ownd No Master. Master. It Has No Interest to Serve but the Public Good ij, r uuusHca, ioi jor rropi, owe. 10 rromote the ueneral ncljare Vol. 1, No. 1 Kull lnned Wire Ilrpori of Intrrantional Xenn Service MINNEAPOLIS, MINN., THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1920 Member The Federated Prem Price Three Cents in Twin Cities fTopicsof (the Day By Herbert Gaston UNDER the direction of French army officers and a number of soldiers of fortune from other Mnds, the Poles seem to be staving T the capture of their capital city ,y the Russian forces. ' Since Trotzky's red army has 'een driving Pilsudsky's troops in ?. helter-skelter helter-skelter helter-skelter flight through their 'wn territory, some of the Ameri-nn Ameri-nn Ameri-nn journals which a little while go were cheering on the Poles in heir invasion of Russia have shown vhat seems rather poor sportsman-hip. sportsman-hip. sportsman-hip. Perceiving the apparently utter defeat of the Franco-Polish Franco-Polish Franco-Polish forces in their campaign against soviet Russia, these journals sud denly have come to the conclusion that "it serves the Poles right," and are virtuously of the opinion that they never should have invaded Russia and tried to take territory that had not been allotted to them. This is a heartless and cynical view and one that doesn't take account account of the real facts of the situation. situation. The fact is that the people of 1'oland in mass were never con- con- t-''Uiieu t-''Uiieu t-''Uiieu nuuub guui lu war wiui mo . . u , j .. i. . . . : a j.u iovict government of Russia, any more than the common people of Germany, France, Russia or England England were consulted about the cir cumstances, the intrigue and the diplomatic diplomatic schemes that led up to the world's greatest catastrophe. Their rulers, their blind guides, their cunning cunning guides, their avaricious and their stupid masters, made ready the war for them and led them into it. And it was just so with the people jf Poland. And the device by which it was accomplished was exactly the same. The grasping, scheming, ruling group made appeals to the sentiment sentiment of patriotism which is in tvery normal man's heart. That sentiment, fundamentally, is noth- noth- ng more than the love of home; he same instinct that makes a man -ant -ant to have a house and a piece SHIPSTEAD PETITIONS CIRCULATION Petitions to Make Him Independent Independent Candidate Sent Out By HARVEY FAWCETT Petitions to place Dr. Henrik Ship stead on the November ballot for gov- gov- ernor, George H. Mallon for lieutenant governor and Thomas V. Sullivan for attorney general, as independents, are now in circulation In every county In Minnesota. They will be tried late next month, it was announced today. The three candidates lost the Republican Republican nominations for the same offices offices at the recent primaries by narrow margins. Supporters, however, charge the defeat to the campaign of vituperation, vituperation, misstatements and misrepresentation misrepresentation at the eleventh hour by steel trust publicity bureaus. A lackadaisical lackadaisical attitude on the part of the voters also cut down the progressive vote. The Candidates When all nominating petitions liave .been filed, the following will be the candidates of organized farmers and workers for state offices: Henrik Shipstead of Glenwood for governor, independent. 'George H. Mallon of Minneapolis for lieutenant governor, independent. Thomas V. Sullivan of St. Paul for .attorney general, Independent. For congress: First district Julius Reiter of Rochester, Rochester, Farmer-Labor Farmer-Labor Farmer-Labor ticket. Third district R. A. Pomadt of Faribault, independent. 6-CENT 6-CENT 6-CENT FARE FOR ST. PAUL UP TO COUNCIL City Expected to Act This Aternoon on Expert's O.K. St. Paul's city council is taking action action this afternoon on recommendations recommendations of its public utilities expert to put a 6 cent street far fare In operation operation at once. A strike of carmen is scheduled for Saturday morning, but council action this afternoon, including including probable passage of a cent fare ordinance and the granting by the street railway company of an immediate immediate wage increase to carmen, is expected to avert it. One of the first actions of the coun cil was to take up an ordinance in troduced this morriing which provides for a 6-cent 6-cent 6-cent fare If the company will guarantee pre-war pre-war pre-war service and con struct paving between its tracks. The paving would cost about 11,500,000, It f was stated, but several years are al lowed for the work. E. W. Bemls, the' expert, in recom. mending a 6 cent fare in St. Paul, said that the company had a deficit of $91,687 last year, and that the 10 cents an hour wage raise for all car men would cost the company $480,000 a year. Repair of cars and new con. struction would cost $237,000 a year, he said, making a total cost for good service $807,687. The revenue from the extra cent carfare would bring in approximately $895,741, he stated. This would mean about $88,000 more profit annually for the company, ac cording to the figures. submitted. Not Effective for Several Days If an ordinance is drawn and passed this afternoon for a 6 cent fare, it could not become effective for several days, It was pointed out, but it was said that the company "")uld agree PM BRIBE CHARGE IN TENNESSEE SUFF BATTLE Opposition Leaders Say - Probe Is to Be Demanded By International News Service. Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 19. "Watchful "Watchful waiting," became the policy of the suffragists today- today- as they prepared to counteract any move opposition forces may make to reverse the action of the Tennessee legislature in raifying the suffrage amendment. With a motion for reconsideration before the house when it reconvenes, there is no lessening lessening of the intensity of the struggle. Precedent, it was pointed out today, will be set aside if the motion to call up the motion for reconsideration is acted upon. No measure, once passed by the Tennessee legislature, ever has been successfully called up for reconsideration. reconsideration. . The house convened' at 10 o'clock this morning. Whether or not the motion for reconsideration will be called up depends entirely upon Speaker Walker, who changed his vote from negative to affirmative and made the reconsideration motion. Walker alone has power, under the rules of the legislature, to call up the motion. Walker would make no statement to day as to his intentions. 'Litigation Promised Legal steps already are being taken to prevent the secretary of state for Tennesee from certifying to Secretary Colby the fact of ratification; Judge Jose Higgins, president of the Tennes WHEAT FROM CANADA CAN COME TO U. S. Resumption of Trading in Futures on Winnipeg Exchange Exchange to Open Way s Free trade in wheat and wheat products products is in effect between the United States and Canada today, following resumption resumption of trading in wheat futures on the Winnipeg grain exchange. Considerable Canadian wheat is expected expected to find its way to Minneapolis, as the discount on Canadian exchange gives Minneapolis millers an advantage advantage in the Canadian market. Tariff barriers against wheat trading trading were removed In 1917, but war control both in the United States and Canada prevented the fiscal change from becoming operative at that time. Embargoes imposed by the American and Canadian governments obscured the fact that the path had been cleared cleared for a consolidation of the grain trades of the two countries. First Free Trade 1913 First steps toward free trade in wheat and wheat products were taken in 1913, when the United States con gress passed the Underwood tariff law. In that measure provision was made for the admission into the United States, duty free, of wheat and wheat products from countries which im posed no duty on American wheat and wheat products.. In 1917, owing to the difficulty of ob taining ocean tonnage at Canadian ports, the Canadian government sought to take advantage of the reciprocity provisions of the Under wood law, and it passed an order-in order-in order-in council suspending the duty on wheat and wheat flour into Canada from this country. Last year the order-in-coun order-in-coun order-in-coun order-in-coun order-in-coun cil was confirmed by legislative enact ment. Its effect nullified, how mm POLES DRIVE RUSS IN 3 OFFENSIVES United States May Protest Protest League Action at Dantzig By International News Service. Washington, Aug. 19. The United States is making an investigation and may consider joining with France in a protest against the action of the League of Nations high commissioner in prohibiting the landing of French munitions at Dantzig, it was learned this afternoon. The reports of the situation situation at Dantzig are confusing and a request for more complete details will be made before this nation takes any action. A report has been asked for concerning concerning the reported strike of laborers laborers in Dantzig, which is preventing the unloading of munitions. Poles "Fear" Trickery London, Aug. 19. The Polish lega tion says it fears bolshevik trickery in the armistice and preliminary nego tiations which were to have been re sumed by the Russian and Polish dele gates at Minsk yesterday. The Polish legation announced at 1 o'clock this afternoon that neither Warsaw nor the Polish officials at Posen had received any word regarding the renewal of the negotiations af Minsk. Fight on Three Fronts Balks Against Allied Troops BAROX PETER WRAXGEL (Copyright by Underwood & Underwood) He is leading and arming against the "Reds." He i recognized by trance as a foe of the Reds. A dispatch dispatch today says lie refuses to use British or French troops in the coun ter revolution. LABOR FIGHTS AS CHIEFS ARE WAITING JAIL Trades Assembly to Put Funds in Bank of , North Dakota By A. P. CHEW Organized labor in Minneapolis has decided to boycott the downtown business business district and to withdraw its funds from local banks and deposit thero in the Bank of, North Dakota, as a protest agains'' fridge W. W. Bard-well's Bard-well's Bard-well's injunction in the Wonderland .theater case,- case,- ; ' The decishj.i was made by the Trades and Labor assembly last night.. It was resolved that on Aug. 28, when four officials of the assembly who have been adjudged guilty of violating the Bardwell injunction will begin serving serving jail terms of six months, a big demonstration shall be staged. Union men throughout the city will throw down their tools, assemble on the Parade at 2 p.m., and, carrying banners banners affirming their determination to continue opposing the injunction, will escort the convicted union officials to the courthouse. General Strike Rejected R. D. Cramer, editor of the Labor Review; Dan W. Stevens, president of the Trades and Labor assembly; Leslie Leslie Sinton, Its secretary, and Lynn W. Thompson, union organizer, are the men sentenced. They decided to go to jail rather than pay fines of $125 each. Mr. Cramer announced that the Labor Review will continue

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