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VOL. VI. NO. 44
Entered as Second-Clou Mutter at the roelnfflce, at Philadelphia,
Under the Act of .March 8, 1879,
PHILADELPHIA, TUfeSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1919
rubllaliod Dallr KrDt Sunday Hulmcrlptlon Price JB a Tear by Mall.
fopjrluht 1IMP by I'utillo IrfdKcr Company
PRICE TWO CENTS
CHARGE VARE MEN KNIFE MOORE COUNCIL NOMINEES
Washington Takes New Steps to Settle Coal Strike; Arbitration Is Proposed in Senate
Slashing Said to Bo Greatest in
Germantown, Northeast and
West Philadelphia Sections
TREACHERY WAS PLANNED
AT SECRET CONFERENCES
Naming of Blisard West of
Schuylkill Being Attempted,
It Is Asserted
Rival Factions Wielding
Knife and Ax at Polls
Vare men in West Philadelphia
uniting "on the fusion (Charter
Democratic) candidacy of .Tames J.
Blisard and cutting cither James A.
Develin or Francis F. Ilurch, Moore
Anti-Moore councilmanic drive
staged in Germantown hy means of
the candidacies of Prlngle Borth
wick on the Prohibition and John
W. Graham, Jr., on the Democratic
Vare men in the northeast sup
porting J. Harry Schumacker for
Council and cutting William It.
Horn, Moore candidate.
Vare followers in various sections
of the city "knife" Robert E.
Lamberton, Moore candidate for
sheriff in favor of Franklin A,
Smith, Jr., fusion (Charter-Democratic)
A citywide movement on part of
Vare followers to elect Frank ,7,
Gorman, Charter 'party nominee as
minority member of the board of
Penrose followers retaliate by
working for the election of Edgar
W. Lank, Democratic candidate for
they ' jority place. ,
(Vare forces in West Philadelphia,
Germantown and the northeast are
carrying on a desperate drive to defeat
tijvo or three Moore candidates for the
new Council, Moore campaign head
Conceding the election of Congress
man Moore as Mayor, they arestiivlng
in a "last-minute" effort, conceived and
planned out in the secrecy of midnight
conferences in ward committee head
quarters, It is said, to prevent the elec
tion of a majority of sympathetic coun
cllmen. Reported "knifing" of Robert D.
Lamberton, Republican nominee for
Sheriff, and a Moore supporter, was
another development today. Lamberton
is being cut for Franklin A. Smith, Jr.,
Democrat and Charter party man, it is
Coupled with that report were indi
cations that organization republicans
vere trying to slide one of the Charter
party candidates, Frank J. Gorman,
Into a county commissioncrship.
In the West Philadelphia. German
town and northeast districts Varemen
are clashing with Moore followers, in
dependents and followers of Senator
.Penrose, over the election of members
of the new Council of twenty-one.
Vare men in these districts, accord
ing to the reports, arc aiding candi
dates on the Democratic, Charter and
Moore leaders declared there was no
hope of the plan succeeding, that Mr.
Moore's leadership and the final re
sults of the election of councllmen
would brenk up the effort to wreck
plans for a Council which would work
in harmony with the incoming admin
istration. Vare Axe Out in West Philadelphia.
Vnre men, it is said, are placing
their highest hopes in West Philadel
phia, where n concerted movement Is
under way to bring about the election
of James J. Blisard, candidate for
Council on both the Democratic and
Charter party tickets. In his favor
Trancis F. Burch and James A. Dcve
lin, Republican nominees indorsed by
Congressman Moore, are being
The original talk was that the Vare
men would try to put oyer either Ira
D. Garmau or George B. Dayis, Char
ter party candidates. The hue and
cry which Independent Republicans
raised when this plan was discovered
led to a quick change in orders, par
ticularly as Blisard starts out with tho
Others think that Vare men simply
spread gossip about uarman and Davis
for the purpose of concealing, until the
last minute, their real plan of trying
to elect Blisard. Blisard's name has
been whispered about mysteriously the
last few days, witn tiie intimation that
l.n .ofd ttt .Iflrlr linpan in lha "Irnffln,."
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Tiiitlu Reads Riot Act
When tho situation In West PMladel
phla developed today, Mooro leaders be
gan at once to smash tho nntl-Moore
drive, former senator urnest jj.
Tmtin. Moore leader In the Thirty-
fourth ward, for example, made a tour
of his ward and read the riot act to
Continued on race Two, Column Four
A duck'i lut not a hen't day,
Haiti tonight and Wednetday.
Jforthweit windt grow loldtr.
Tomorrow toill oe coldir.
Bkits will ttill 00 cloudy.
Here't a pretty howdy.
U. S. DENIES FIUME STORY
No New Proposal for Settlement
Received at Washington
Washington, Nov. 4. (Hy A.-V.t
No new propositi for the settlement of
the Fiumo (itie.stinu tins ronrhed the
American Government cither from
France or Grent Britain, it was said
today nt the State Department, Fur
ther than this officials would not dis
cuss the question.
Hclio do Paris stated yesterday,
France had taken the initiative in
picscutiug to the American (!oern
ment a new plan for sctlling the
Fiuinc dispute, which plan the news
paper clnimed Great Iiritaiu was
Itomo, Nov. 4. (Iy A. P.) "Fug-
Tiiml liim ilnsifili-kil tit U11I1IW1I1 I lln icnl II f iaii
proposed by Italy iclntivo to the Adri-
atio question and has gion instructions
to this ellect lo Her ambassador in tlic
United States," sa)s the Tiihiinn.
The National Council of Plume, oo-
cording to this newspaper, lias ollieially
notified the Kntente powers of the reso
lution passed October !10 claiming an
nexation to Italy, under the principle
The (jiornnle D Italia says it is prob
able France will submit to the Supreme
Council a new project concerning the
Adiintlc, M. Clcmencenu wishing to end
his premiership 'with an act making
Franco-Italian friendship strong ami
TEMPERATURE UP AGAIN
Cloudy and Warmer Is Weather
Bureau's Promise for Today
It's warmer today?
The temperature at 1 o'clock was 50,
about 1Q degrees warmer tsan at the
same time yesterday.
The day is to be cloudy and warmer,
according to the Weather Bureau. But
it will be cooler tomorrow.
Ileal fall weather hasn't reached
Philadelphia, yet. Yesterday was the
nearest approach to it. The lowest
temperature was H8 degrees. That was
the coldest so far this year.
But it is bound to be colder before
November lf, unless All records are
smashed, as they were in October. By
November 15 there should be killing
frosts nt least aud possibly n dash of
something like winter.
QUIET DAY FOR WILSON
To Get Returns "If They Are Good."
Cabinet Members Vote
Washington. Nor. 4. (Br AVT.1 :
With severnl members of President
Wilson's cabinet in their home towns
otlay to cast their ballots, the cabinet
did not hold its regular Tuesday meet
Cnbinet officers absent included At
torney Genernl Palmer, who was nt his
home in Stroudsburg. Pa,, and Secre
tary Glass, who was in Ijnchburg, Vn,
Secretary Baker had obtained nn ab
sentee's ballot from Cleveland and voted
For the first time since he hns been
in the AVhite House, President Wilson
was unable to go to his home in Prince
ton. N. J., to cast his ballot. Secretary
Tumulty said the president was in
"fine shape" this morning and would
bepermittcd to receive tho'election re
turns "provided they are good."
The House of Representatives was
not' in session. The Senate, however,
continued its discussion of the pence
SEEK MISSING TEACHER
Foul -Play Suspected in His Mys
Conneaut, O., Nor. 1. (By A. P.)
Dense woods in this vlcinitr were
being combed today by authorities and
posses of citizens searching for J. How
ard Mclntyre, missing Conneaut school
principnl, following n report that two
men had been seen dragging a third
man into the woods Monday night.
B. V. Carr, safety director, today
asked Cleveland police to watch for a
man apd woman thought to be the
strangers witn wnom aicintyro was
seen talking shortly before his disap
pearance on Friday night. Akron police
were asked to searcli for Mclntyre on a
report that he had been seen in Bed
ford, O., Monday night, and had left
there for Akron.
ARRESTED, HE BLAMES WIFE
Bought Him Yacht and Navy Clothes
and Made Him Use 'Em
New York. Nov. 4. (By A. F.)-
The cruise of "U. S. S. Joy" ended to
day when her skipper "Lieutenant
Commander" Harold E. Joy, was nr
icsted for impersonating a naval officer.
"It's all my wire's fault," he said.
"She bought me a yacht and this uni
form witli wound and service stripes,
and told me if L, didn't wear it she'd
Joy waB taken to a police station at
thu instnnce of a naval intelligence
ofilcer. He is 20 years old.
MRS. CHANDLER RECOVERS
$45,000 PEARL NECKLACE
Gems Found in Neio York Theatre Dressing Room by Maid,
Who Is Paid Reward by Philadelphia Banker's Wife
Mrs. Percy M. Chandler has recov
ered her $45,000 pearl necklace, which
disappeared in New York while she
attended a dinner party and the theatre
on the night of October 11.
The necklace, which consists of ninety-five
pearls, was recovered from a
maid, who said she had found it In the
dressing-room of .the theatre Mrs.
Chandler attended the night she lost It.
Today at the Rltz-Cnrltnn Hotel heret
where she Is now living, Mrs. Chandler
said the maid who found tho jewels held
them until she read of the reward of
fered, and then returned them. The
reward was mid and no questions
,Thc night If- Chandler, who is the
wife .of Percy M. Chandler, Philadel-
moorb joins red
p. jgmmigmiy. , -- . j inMn
msi&kkssssmsaL ..,.m.,-,.L --. . i
Miss Mary Little, a Red Cross worker, pinning tho iiadge cf that or
ganization on Congressman Moorr, indicating his ciiinllmrut in tho
membership drie. Miss Llltlo was stationed at the polling place, SOI
C press street, vtlicro tho Republican mayoralty nominee cast his ballot
rw nntoln;n' Rallot
Before Hotelman's Ballot
QUESTION CITY RESIDENCE
Ryerson AV. Jennings, proprietor of
the Hotel Wilmot in South Penn
square, sought and argued for three
hours todav before he was permitted to
cast his ballot in the polling place of
the fifth division of tire Ninth wnrd at
14 South Sixteenth street. lie 'is one
of Joseph S. SlacLaughlin's strongest
backers for Major.
Mr. Jennings lied nt the hotel fifteen
years, but four years ago established a
home in Montgomery countv, where he
lived part of the time. He was per
mitted to vote at the primaries.
Eailv t otlay he Went to the polling
place and was given his ballot. He
then saw. he sajs. Matthew Hender
son, judge of election nnd Republican
city committeeman from that ward,
marking the hnllot of William Ilndley,
"(1 South Mole stieet. who can neith
er read nor write. Mr. Jennings ob
jected, Mr. Henderson then recalled, the fnct
that Mr. Jennings had a home in
Montgomery county and took his ballot
away from" him and, refused to let him
vote" on the ground that he was not n
resident of the city.
Mr. Jennings went to the head
quarters of the Charter party and was
referred to tho distirct attorney's of
fice From there he was sent to sec
Countv Commissioner George Holmes,
who referred him to Judge Monaghan.
The judge issued a court order, sum
moning .Mr. -Henderson from the polling
place and told him Mr. Jennings's vote
was to be accepted. Judge Monaghan
said Mr. Jennings was as well known
in Philadelphia as Congressman Moore.
Mr. Jennings was then permitted to
, SAVES FAMILY FROM FIRE
After Rescuing Two Chjldren Man
Aids Wife to Escape
Norrlstown, I'a.. Nov. 4. Charles
Simpson, of Jeffeisonville, proved him
self a hero today when, nfter rescuing
his two children from their burning
home nt Whltehlll road, he went back
to the blnzing building." Finding the
stnirway cut off by flames, he climbed
to tho second story and helped his wife
to escape by jumping to the ground,
and he followed.
-Nothing but n piano and bookcase
were saved. The lo,ss was $10,000,
phia banker, lost tho necklace, sho
was at a dinner party with Mr. and
Mrs. George do Renncville Keim nnd
Can tii in ICermlt Roosevelt.
After tho dinner Mrs. Chandler at
tended the theatre and did nof notice
the necklace was missing until after the
performance. Captain Roosevelt was
tho last person who noticed tho pea,rls,
and he noticed them while at the dinner.
Mrs. Chandler said today she did not
know whether the necklace was taken
from her neck or became unfastened
"It was n gift from Air Chandler,
and I was so happy to get back the
pearls that I didn't go into the details
of the method by which I lost them,"
WINS VOTING F
cross at polls
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W A IE
Movins? Picture Theatre Feature
iuvnig riciiirc I neaire reaiure
I of Quartor-Million-Dollar Resi-
donee at Palm Beach
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LIKE OLD SPANISH 'CASTLE
Mr. and .Mrs. T. T. Sloteshui) are
having a quarter-of-a -million-dollar
home built on the ultrn-fashionablo
North Ocean houlnard in Palm Iieach.
When completed the home will hnve
the appearance of nn ancient Spanish
castle, bodily and in minute detnil.
with all its modern conveniences care
fully arranged and adroitly concealed.
Furnishings, decorations', epihellish
ments and ti huntings indoors are of old
Spain, while the grounds, covered with
tropical shruhberj. plants and tiees,
arc all in keeping with the effect being
produced by Addison Mizner. architect.
Chief among the modern features of
the new home, which is patterned nfter
the design of a convent near Rurgos,
Spain, is n motion picture theatre, care
fully arranged b the decorator's art
to prevent' it finm clashing with the
nncient appearance of the pince.
I'pon enteiiug the main north en
trance, tho visitor is fiist struck by the
apparent nntiquiu of his surrounding,
but, to the left, modernism is seen in
thn shqwer hoths for the owners and
their guests for use upon their return
from surf bnthing-, and c-loso at hand
nn elevator, to the apartments.
To the riglit, in the patio or court
yard, n fountain has been installed,
sprinkling water from, allegorical
figures on 'flowers growing' at the base.
Immediately in front is the recumbent
figure of a lion of white marble, taken
from the tomb of a Spanish king.
Grllluoik for Ceiling
Fine, exumples of wrought iron grill
work by; AuguMln Iliunelli decorate the
lofty ceiling of the corridor. Down the
corridor the senanls' quarters extend
to the north and south wings, connected
by a tunnel. Farther down arc the
kilchonH, pantries, wasluooins nnd a
vault or safe.
A short but sna.ious staiicnse nn n,n
south wing of the first floor lends to
tho guests' suites. A largo white mar
blp fireplace nf Louis XV design is in
a corridor lending from tho top of tho
steps to these chambers, with their
modern baths and other conveniences.
The npaitments of the owners are on
tho floor above, consisting of 'living
looms, bed chambers, baths nnd clothes
rooms. The bed i number of Blr, Stotes
bury in tho noilh wing is immediately
adjoined by that of his valet, as, in
tho south wing, a maid's room adjoins
Mrs. Stotesbtir.v s ripnrtment. Sleep
ing poiehes extend from the rooms.
All tho rooms have twenty-five foot
ceilings nnd a unique arrangement of
grilled ceiling windows, insuring per
IiOggln for Mrs Stntcsbury
Immediately adjoining the chambers
of Mrs. Stotesburj is a loggia so that
she mny view the open air theatre In
the garden below'
Coming back to the, main floor, n
unique motion-picture theatre smacks of
modernism, yet does not mar the sur
roundings of nntlqult).
The living room has a paneled celling
from nn ancient Spanish castle. Ad
joining it, the dining salon has panel
Ings of art work of old Spanish mas
ters, The doors and woodwork have
artistic and ancient trimmings of brnks,
taken fi"nm n Spanish castle, as were
the chandeliers and candelabra.
A passage leads from tho dining room
through n walled garden to the open-air
thentre with its caned stono furnish
ings. To tho rear is nn orange nnd"
roeoanut grovo, in tin- center n which
Is n ten Jiouso of Moorish design with
lumituro. or enneu ivue,
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Til PITY IQ W7FI1 0F MINERS' TROUBLES,
RY MA nY AVERSJLSTRICT CHIEF
Dl IVLUIUIWL DUUI phiip Murray of pittsburghj Goes Down to Fljn.
committee will Distribute sup- t dameiitals in Discussing Causes of Great
piy to Industries Regard- j Qf AH Strikes JH U. S.
less of Ownership
PAYMENT TO BE MADE
TO WHOLESALERS LATER
Manufacturers Cannot Claim
Carloads in Yards Without
Consent of Distributing Heads
11 soft coal in transit to Philndel
pliln was seized todnj bv the rrgional
coal committee to be distributed Inter
among industries here according to
Miles laid down by the committee. u
gardlrfts of ownership.
Settlement for the coal will be made
later with the wholesalers who have
nicleied or paid for the conl.
Ml coal mined and shipped to Phila
delphia while the soft-coal miners'
strike continues will be handled in the
knnio way by the committee.
The situation has completely upset
the coal business in this cit and the
same condition exists ull over
I Supplies ful Off
I Wholesalers who thought that thei
had a ceitnin number of cars on the
I way lime had their sources of supph
cut off mid are virtual!) out of bus!
Industries that have ordered coal
ir i J "" "rs in i..e
lailroa, ) arils, but must go to the loa!
,nt . , .V, , .
.The regional coal i ommiteo is mnk-!
Dig its lieailnuarteis nt the Ilrond Street
.Station, in the office of the Allegheii) i
..."."I-11"' ''ni''d tfes rai iondin manufacturing concern, nither thni
administration. J. I!. Fisher Is rhuir-. the olijeofof the president of Distrlc
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resentathe of the
covpriunenl luel i
r n...' 7.V-.. .77.:.,. , i ..!
, I lll l-IIIIIIMII ll'f. Ull' k I'l I I IM' I III!
fhe men. is working todnj on a plan!
nf fllal-IWIn., .! .lelknr, ul.lel, 111'
I ttllHll ,lll
division will be fnir.
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Wholesaler Arc Worried
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i iioicsiiu-rs nn- huh ivii im:i mr mui
matters have taken. They lime informed
the committe.- Uiat curing lie war the
rotminttnTw ffiuspil ilic fniliirp of some
nvKti.il ilellmw. nn iv in find
that their fuel had been seized for gov-
eminent disti tbulion Delay in settle-
ment for the conl seized, it was said,
taused embarrassment to tho firms af-1
The' committee will take steps to pre-
vent such n result of legulntions during I
the stiike. '
Persons receiving coal will be required ,
to pay for it nt once or give satisfactory .
assurance tliut it will be promptly paid '
Rut in disposing of the coal the per-
sons to whom it was seut from the mines
will be iguored.
In the future when coal cars are i
loaded and sent f i ran the mines the way
hills will show the quality nnd quantity I
of the conl on each car. This will ,
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hen the curs reach I'hlladelphin. I
Vn nlnna for the delivery of coal
here by the coal committee have been
Another mutter still under considera
tion is the claim of wholesalers that
they are entitled to a fair profit on
the coal sent to them and seized in
transit by the committee.
U. S. SEEKS HOARDED COAL
Plans N. Y. Prosecutions If Collusion
to Boost Prices Is Found
New Vork. Nov. I - (Hy A. P.)
Department of Justice officers hero have
received orders from Attorney (lenernl
Palmer to begin an immediate hunt for
conl that may be hoarded by specula
tors. , ,
With these orders came offioinl. com
munications for United States attor
neys directing them to ascertain whether
tt,oro l evidence of collusion between
dealers to boost prices. Evidence, if
found, will be presented quickly to
Oorgc AViuship Taylor, nn nssistant
federnl attorney, issued n wnrning that'
told of the restoration under presiden
tial proclamation of tho fnir prices es- !
tablished by the Pulled States food and
fuel administration during Ihe war. He,
added thut piofitecrs would be sum
marily punished. (
MORE NEGROES ON TRIAL
Six Face Murder Charge at Helena.
Six Quickly Convicted Yesterday
Helena. Ark., Nov. 4. flly A. P.)
The eases of six more negroes charged
with murder in connection with the
recent race disturbances ut Klnine, this
county, which resulted in the killing of
five white persons and a score of ne
groes, were ready to bo called when
Circuit Court opened today.
Charges of murder and intent to
commit murder In connection with the
disorders arc pending against more
than 100 negroes and, according to
court officials, efforts will be mado to
expedite the cases, ns was Mono yes
terday, when sir of the defendants were
found guilty and sentenced to death.
It took tho jury only fifteen minutes
to return the ycidlet sending the six;
make certain flint the coal will CO ?"""" iinnim-i-'. vw.s nw iiiucii u i-iii-when-
it is .noli needed and that the '!' "M "'"' l!","s !.W "V
negroes i me tvuic mmr.
RAILROADS AT BOTTOM
REDS ARE BARRED FROM U. M. W., ASSERTS LEADER;
COAL DIGGERS' PAY AVERAGED $1042 LAST YEAR
By GEORGE NOX McCAIN
stun" CorrntnnnriViit of the Kirnlnc Public I.tlerr
Coturloht Ilia, bv Vubhc Udoer Co.
l'ittslurKh, Nov. 4. "We nre told that by striking now wo nrc violat
ing our waitimp niininK contracts. Wc nro asked to wait while they are
......K -.. inimirai jooioaii oi the pence treaty in Washington. The ex-'
along in due
aEOuan nox mccain terracotta-colored walls, and a large Axminster
rug on the hardwood floor. The office partitions were of frosted glass set
in fiames of mahogany finish. Outside was the office of the private sec
retary, a young woman of evident tact and disci ction.
1 ho reception loom hejoiid was artls- I
tlcall) furnished with rugs, n double!
sectional bookcase filled with imposing- I
lnbi i . i. .. 'u- T
'""miiK I'lllllM"., mure IHIIMIIli. mint ,111
the vails and modem office chairs
nnnimi i,n r.,.. .i.)., ti,. ...st 1.0.1
the iippcniuncc of the business center of
A Modern' l.nhnr Leader
,, '" l ", I'n-si.lei.l f District .Mi..;.
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Up had the apnonrniicp of n prosperous
JitriiiiiriiL. in- wi" i iliiiuvi.t in i-s-ii-u.
, ... .,- , ,... ,viH, .. PH.
burgh gentleman who had arranged the
itnnotlnn - i
'.?' . . .. , , ... .'about to ene for n hosnlt.'i
Mu ip Murray is tall and straight and . OI,0,ion rtoro his St
j . .-m. . . ns . . , ..,-
' tureii gin), tor lie is nun uuri) -inree. '
anil imitcil m tne i enier ins ieuiuri's
are prominent, nnd w.s dark under
vcry heavy black brows. II.. speaks
slowly, lias an excellent command Nof
language, and a noticeable hcoteh
bur-r-r on his tongue lie rnrely
smiles. He was a pit-boy over there,
a coal miner in the Pittsburgh district,
n"d 's n member of the central board
of education in this city. t
Next to John I.. Lewis, national
president, Philip Murray is one of the
most Influential officials of the miners'
national organization. To nn surprise
tills young ofheial d scussul the strike
from spme new angles and there was
no sidestepping of the questions I put
to him. .,,.,
Throughout our talk the impression
grew that all that has been said about
u ,..n-n..t LtflLn (Tin rfmtrnnr!iPi nil
both sides, had not touched the great
underpins basis. Fundnmentall). there, wn, pin, j,K ,th matches. The child
js an Issue to be determined lie) nnd thisN;as tn)()n to t)lc i,osl1itr.i jn a passing
Continued on I'aBe Mnffis-ii Column Four
U- S- RAIL CORPS LEAVING SIBERIA TOTW
OMSK, Nov. 4. Colonel George H. Emerson, of the Atnesicn
vailway mission, has ordered the withdrawal of tTTc American
railway corps from Siberia. The withdrawal coincides with, tlw
evacuation today of the Czech forces for repatriation to Czechoslovakia.
LARGE DECREASE IN FOREIGN LIQUOR EXPORTS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4. Radical changes iu the foieign
trade of the United States in spirits, wines and TTquors due to
national prohibition legislation ore reported by the department
of commerce. For the eight months ending with Augu&t, 1010,
.he valuo of liquors exported was nineteen times as great as the
Lupous, wliile in the year 1G14 the value of the imports was
f.ve times the value of the exports.
LANE SLEEPS LATE
Everything Serene at 20th Ward
Polls, Leader Stays Abed
AVheu n man Is fourscore years old
or more it seemH foolish to crawl out
of bed early on n chill November mora
ine if he doesn't have to.
In the Twentieth ward things were
going so smoothly this morning at the
various polling places that Davo Lane,
etcian leader, was not under the ne
cessity of risiug early. At 10:."U)
o'clock he was still abed, It was said
at his home nt Thirteenth nnd Master
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12 tti) round trip, rvnrylvanla n. 11 Irfuvo
nronrt Kt 8 03 a m , West Philadelphia 8:08
a. m , North PhlUdtlphla 8:18 a. m. Similar
txcursion soYemoer o, wv.
of our contract then rests solely I
witn the United States Senate?"
The above was, in tho language of modern
fiction's best seller, no "impassioned outburst."
, The speaker didn't even raise his voice or ven
I turo a convincing gesture; not for an instant at
v any stage of our talk.
j And let me say on the go-off that this is
g labor's story. The operators' side will come
season. It is worth while to studv
of the shield in this great coal
j su ikc, me greatest this country has ever known.
j This is the obverse side.
) The speaker above quoted sat opposite me in
a swivel chair, with a big, flat-topped glass
covered desk between us in his private office
in the First National Bank Building. There
were tastefully framed photographs on the
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SHE SWALLOWED ON
Young Wife Took Tablets as
Blind Husband Was to Un
ram mi- on ecu or poison tablets whlcli
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iiiuiivi-i-snri ns ner niiiiii nusoanu wns
about to erne for n hospital tor on
,,.,, ,lllslmmi ,,rank Ml.Fnllli WB,
a worker nt the Hog Island shipyards,
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n """ ." ."!"' l""t "m i'ci
dent injured his o.os while he wns
woiking. and he gradually became
blind. The operation which was to
hae been performed October 21 would
hnve either been a complete "success
or would hae made him totally blind
As a toxical) to take him to the hos
pital drew up to the door his twenty-year-old
wife, sobbing, rushed upstairs.
A few moments later he heard her fall
and moan. She wns found on the floor,
suffering from poison.
MATCHES IGNITE DRESS
John OoOiott, two and one-hnlf
years old. .1440 Filbert street, is in the
Presbyterian Hospital in a serious con
dition from burns, received when his
dress caught fire tills morning while he
POLICE TO GUARD EVICTORS
Superintendent Robinson Issues Or
der to Protect Deputy Slierlffs
At tho request of Sheriff Itansley,
Superintendent of Police Robinson to
day reissued nu order directing police
'dot to interfere with nor to arrest
deputy sheriffs while the deputies arc
engaged iu ewctlng tenants.
The order calls attention to the fnct
that while the police have no right to
Interfere with the deputies engaged in
tho performance of their duties, It Is
tho duty of ull policemen to protect the
deputies, and to prevent disorder.
I.leutenauts ore instructed to nssiirn
HKTAU GS .osi deS
patrolmen to protect deputies when
must bo reported to tho office of Su.
EFFORTS 10 END
Presidential Commission Asked
by Kenyon Would Summon
Operators and Strikers '
GARFIELD IN CONFERENCE
WITH OWNERS' LEADER
Lewis Declares It Would
Simple Matter for U. S.
to Start Parley
Today's developments give more
hope for settlement of the bitu
minous coal strike.
Fuel Administrator Garfield con
ferred with J. D. A. Morrow, rep
resenting tho operators, in an ef
fort to reach a basis for settle-,
A Senate resolution was presented
calling for a Presidential com
mission to attempt arbitration.
John L. Lewis, leader of the miners,
declares it would b'e a simple mat
ter for the government and oper
ators to set in motion machinery
to ncRotiate a wage agreement.
West Virginia operators are plan
ning to reopen their mines.
Federal troops have been sent to
Hy Ihe Associated Press
Washington, Xov. 4. Efforts to reach
a basis for possible settlement of the
.trike of I2.i.'0n0 bituminous coal miners
were mnde today at a conference here
between Federal Fuel Administrator
f.arfieid and J. I). A. Morrow, presidents
of the Nntionnl Coal Association, an
organization of the leading coal oneri:
ntnrs, of.tho country, .JSS
Hocfor Garfield relnmod nnrli- tn
from a visit to Kentucky and sVm
afterward went into conference with,
Mr. Morrow, who wns an official of the
fuel administration during the war.
What proposals the fuel administrator'"
made nt the conference were not dig
closed. Arbitration Is Proposed
A special presidential commission to
attempt arbitration of the strike was
proposed in a resolution introduced In
of the labor committee. AVithout dis
cussion the measure was referred to that
The resolution piovides that the cora-
mission be composed of three member's
who snouiii can logemer representar
tives of the miners and operators of
such mines, and use nil lawful means
to cause them to consider nnd settle
Should such differences not be ad- '
justed or the strike teiminnted within
lift) da.s the commission would inves
tigate the controvert.), and within fitt
teen days publish a lepnrt setting forth
the results of its investigation and its
conclusions ns to the pioper concessions,
if any, to be made by one or both
V cfnt,iinn(- ,r,i rtnt- tArlnr nf Tn.
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president of the 1'nited Mine Workers
of America, in regard to the govern
ment efforts tn end the strike, indicates
a conciliatory attitude. Mr. Lewis
broke his silence for the first time since
lie v as solved with tho restraining
order from the cotitt nf Federal Judge
A. It. Anderson last Frida). His state,
"The machinery of the joint system'
of bargaining in the mining indus-l""
try is intact. It would bn a simple!
matter for the government nnd the coal
operators again to set it In motlqn to
negotiate a wage agreement."
Iewis Consults Attorney
The statement by Mr Lewis wag
given to press representntives at In
dinnupolis following a conference Mr.
Lewis had witli his attorney, which
lasted virtually all morning. The miners'
lender said he bail untiling to auu to me
t)pewritten statement, nnd unno of the
other officials made any comment.
A spirit of hopefulness that the end,
of the strike was near was prevaltnt,
tiovernment officials were of the opin
ion that the broad powers of the Federal
Couit injunction in shutting off tlif .
strike funds would force the miners til
return to work nnd bring the strike toj
a close. Labor leaders themselves were!
said to hold the view that tho inlneravif
could not hold out long for lark of '
subsistence caused by the operation of
Columbus, 0 Nov. 1, fBy A. Pj)
lw developments in the Ohio coal
strike situation were expected today be
cause of the election, Miners rarely
work when state issues nre up before,
the voters. Mine operators say no at- t
tempts are being made to operate end,
every union mine In the Rtnte is closed.
Cumberland, Mil.. Nov. 4 (Hy A.
P.I A number of operators of the
upper Potomac field will enter suit
against the national executives pf the.
United Mine WorHers nt ineiiannpona,
nnd the committee of seven iu this dis
trict, which signed the two year worXVj
ing agreement on behalf of the miners, -t
on Mny (1, 1!U8. This ngrceniept can,-" "
not bn abrogated without ninety dyf!&
notice, hut operators claim that no. a-l
tice was given.
Springfield, III., Nov. 4 (Ujrrl
Strike lenders here discount Stite.
meats of operators that defections fro ''
the ranks o strikers would result Xtfm
JPS-tlj -and of the ,
against the mine tie-up
Continued na file
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