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5mi yrviaraaja.-s:-? Washington. p. c.. Wednesday. September 28. i?^.-.stxtff.n pap.es j' . -
Union Head Will Ask Action
HOPES TO AVERT
Sanctions Likely to. Be
Governed by. Local
CHICAGO, Sept. 27 ?The Brothe^
hood of Railway Trainmen. I8S.00V
strong, have voted overwhelmingly
to strike because of wage reductions,
it was ofllcially announced
here late today /by Vice President
But it was learned from official
sources that the organization has no
Intention of calling a general strike
I of its member* and that tying up of
any railroad system anywhere in the
country will be up to the general
grievance committee of the brotherhood
on that particular road.
While there may be walkouts on
Some lines. It was learned, it will
be only in cases whert. the grievance
committee on those lines have sanctioned
it. and it is understood that
when President W, G. Lee, of the
Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen,
arrives here tomorrow he will instruct
the general chairman of each
t railroad, representing his organisation.
that sane judgment must be
| used In sanctioning strikes^
Will Try to Prevent strike.
President Lee will face ^difficult
situation when he takes' charge
her*, tomorrow. He gave the men
permission to strike if the vote was
in favor of a walkout. Now Lee,
who broke with the three other
powerful railroad brotherhoods and
the Switchmen's Union of Nortn
America when ho gave |>er?iiV'on
to the men to strike, will make
every effort to get the *rie\ance
committees representing his organization
on each railroad to refuse to
sanction a walkout. It was learned.
He will meet the general chairman
to address them here tomorrow anc*
ask. according to information, that
action be taken to have each grievance
committee refuse to sanction
Vice President Murdock explained
I the modus operandi of these "grievance
Aeta es All Dlspates.
There is a local grievance com-,
mlttee on each road at each terminus,
consisting of three members." he
said. "One of the three is chairman.
So there may be 125 griev-|
ance committee chairmen on the
Pennsylvania, sixty on the Illinois
Central, and so on. They act on
all disputes on their particular road
and if there are to be any strikes
they can call thenj.- now because
they have official authority for doing
"So in this case there .might be
a trainmen's strike on the New
York Central and :.ot on the Southern
Pacific. It is up to the commit-1
Another hjgh official dispelled the
bugaboo of a general strike after
the Brotherhoods of engineers,
conductors, and firemen have had
their parleys, which start Monday.
) ?? ' lot Tie C? All Roail?.
We are all reasonable men," he
said "We could not* tie up the
railroads of. this country^because
It would mean absolute paralysis
of the whole cotsntry. But we
could call an effective strike by
making every part of the country
Vnow to some extent what we are
fighting for. A strike on the
utfcern Pacific from the Pacific
? ast east would let the South
know A strike on the Chicago and
Northwestern, the Milwaukee, or
, the Illinois Central would affect
the Central West A walkout on
1 Baltimore and Ohio, between
Baltimore and Philadelphia, and
I on the New Haven and Boston and
MTine would hit New England.
* -But none of these strikes would
absolutely cut babies from needed
_llk nor the people from needed
upplh-*- If there Is a strike it will
be done In this way. and I am not
gaylne there is going to be one
Admits Lee Made Error.
William N. Doak. vice president
the trainmen in charge of the
southwestern lines, stated that all
?f ths roads he represents have
voted solidly for a strike.
It 1S tacitly admitted among the
I trainmen officials that President
1 1 rr made an error when he allowed
the men to vote on a strike with
his permission to walkout if the I
I vote was favorable to it. depen-.
dent only on the decisions, of the
local grievances committees. That
hp will attempt to rectify this error
when he addresses the general
chairmen Is the general opinion.
l president ebert
finds pay too low
BERLIN. Sept. 27.?Fritz Ebert.
former harness maker. has gone
on strike against the high cost of
living He demands a raise in
?,?s and threatens to lay down
his Job as president of the German
president Ebert gets a salary
which at the present rate of exchange
ia less than ?1.000 a year,
u, receives an additional $800 for
evoenses to be used In entertaining
ambassadors and jjsitlng
Out of his salary he ha? to pay
140 income tax.
The government partie? the
uncial Democrats. Centrists and
Democrats ? have agreed upon
President Ebert aa a coalition candidate
to succeed himself. When
asked if he would run again' the
President said that he was not making
both ends meet in running a
republic of 80.000.000 people on a
'<* salary of 120.000 marka.
He announced that unless additional
appropriations are made
which Will enable him to live and
kaep out of debt, he is nat dlsoosed
to be a candidate again.
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Romanes of T
Product of New York
Military Leader of G
ful and I.
Special Cable te Tfce Washington Herald
end Chicaf Tribnne.)
By FLOYD GIBBONS.
MOSCOW, -Sept. H.?They say
J that he once chaperoned Aifc American
street car or - chaufffeured a
New York soda fountain 05 starred
in some other proaaic role In
America, but today I saw him in his
present *cole as head of the armies
of a government controlling 140,000,000
persons?I saw him standing
above and facing the bristling
bayonets of 40.000 men?I heard
him hurl defiance and challenge to
the world at large and watched him
drive home his studied oratory
SPENDS 3 MONTHS .
IN OPEN BOAT WITH
Health Ruined by War
Work, Man Left Home
Unknown to Wife.
NORFOLK. Va.. Sept. 27?After
spending three months In a boat
with his little daughter Cora as his
companion. William U. Spencer,
electrical chemist, former newspaperman.
and world war veteran, is
ready to return to the trodden paths
of lif?. His time was spent In
growing on nature" in the Potomac
and the ChesapeaWe. It restored
his spattered helath and he
now has a rugged physique. h?
picked up fifty pounds in the process.
Spencer 'was found camping yesterday
afternoon at Ocean View
and was taken into custody by j
Deputy Sheriffs A. F. Smith and
Henry Hebbertine on information)
ihat he had mysteriously disap-;
i.eared from Washington with his;
child His wife. Mrs. Nellie May
Spencer, who formerly lived at 514 |
South Robinson avenue. Baltimore,
had sent out broadcast an alarm
from Washington and he was iden- j
lified by his picture published in a
Spencer is being detained with
his little girl at the county Jail un- j
til the arrival of his wife. He said
that prior to the war he Ived at;
-UfifdoB. D. C. And was employed
as an electrical chemist. When the
war broke out he went into the j
chemical warfare division of the'
army and was stationed at the j
American University near Washing- ,
ton where all sorts of tests were j
I made of chemicals and masses to j
be used overseas, during this ser\i
ice and also during services over-!
seas his svstem absorbed cyanide
j poisoning, which later wrecked his j
Lo?l Hart Weight.
When, after the war. he returned
home and started an electroplating]
business in Washington, frequent
illnesses prevented him from wo''*"
ing regularly, and he lost weight j
until he tipped the scales at ninetyseven
Physicians told him It was imperative
that he live in the ?Pen j
air. which which would enable him j
to throw off more rapidly the j
ical poison in his system, and this j
decided him to spend the summer ,
next to nature. Lack of means Pre"
eluded this by any other means than I
the one he selected ?the open boat. |
He left home without informing his j
wife of his plans, taking Cora with
him His wife had sufficient means ,
of her own. he said, on which to
Mr. Spencer was surprised when j
he learned that his wife had not ;
heard from him since his departure, I
as he said he had written her several
letters, the last from Ocean j
View Sunday, in which he inforfefi .
her that he was about to start on j
his return trip. He used Mrs. Spen- j
cer's old address, not knowing that ;
she toad chajiged her residence since j
he left. .
\early CspafaH by I??rppl?es.
*lt was a delightful trip we had
together?Cora and I. Co#a Is the
best chum in the world. There were
a number of high lights, notably
one night wjgtn we were awakened
by a strange blowing noise all
around our boat, which jve had
fastened to a fish st?ke. I peered
over the gunwale and saw a large
object within arms reach. I touched
it. and then the fun began . There
wa sa tremendous flurry in the
water and something hit the bottom
of the boat hard enough to almost
lift us out of the water. We were
in the middle of a school of porpoises
feeding in the shallows, and
my touching one started "them all
to plunging and splashing in alarm
"Another night when I had fastened
to a beacon, between the
, Wicomico and the Rappahanock.
! and lay down for a nap in the even'
ing, \ was awakened by Cora squealing
with excitement. She is 1 the
most ardent fisherman you ever
saw, and while I was snoring ehe
irot out the fishing tackle and had
hooked a four foot dog shark. She
kept me awake most all night. She
caught three more of them and several
'I expect to make a report to the
Smithsonian Institution on the
splendid fossil remains 1 law in the
cliffs on the Virginia side of the
Potomac, about forty miles below
Washington. There are also wonderful
sliicum deposits near Ho6ds
MINES IN WALES
LONDON. 8ept. 37.?Four mines
-have ceased operation in ??uth
Wales, and in others fftany of the
miners hav$ ben thrown out df
work as a result of a dispute between
the colliery owners and the
government over the wages which
each will pay to the miners on the
basis of Lloyd George's strike settlement.
Slum*, He Appear* as
>reat Nation, PowerJnafraid.
with smashes of his clinched fist
that would make the - wood-cutter
at Amerongen feel that Gott had
found anoher partner.
The sun tried to ?hlne but It
failed to dissipate the rain clouds
that hovared over the gilded domes
of the Kremlin and the rigid ranks!
of soldiery masked In Moscow's,
great Red square when J,e on 1
Trotsky, alias Braunsteln. the peoples
commissar for military affairs
of the Rus*an Soviet federated socialist
republic appeared and addressed
the' gradi^ting officers
class of ths national military
ChurcU cathedral chimes all over
the city were just begining their
noontime clamor of the Russian
Sabbath, when five men. in line,
walked out of the dark gate archway
of the Kremlin wall and proceeded
down the slightly Inclined
causeway of cobblestones. They
were followed by second, third and
fourth lines of the same numbers,
all wearing long, doublebreasted
uniform overcoat* khaki-colored
with an indefinable tinge of pale
J pimple. Many in the group wore
long beards, long since turned
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FOR ARMS PARLEY
i Committee Expects Big
Crowds in Capital on
The Cltlsens- Central Committee
definitely decided yesterday to concentrate
all |t, on enter_
tainment for the delegates to the
conference on limitation of arm..
? w!. / magnificent Illumination
scheme, feeling that the delegate*
' rn,OT* ,han hospitably entertained
In the larKe number of
formal social function, ahready arranged.
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r?m,2itt#e ?f c,,lMn- ?-!
tie. n confidence tha, on Armlstlce
Day. November 11. the Canital
wou'd be caned upon to care for
u h?. . lare*?t gatherings in
accordK '""1 " m*klnB PUn'
Kxperts Msay Visitor*.
The committee also believed thst
?oni!i k"? ,h* conference there
would be ? Bremt (Ja(]y nf
visitors Stopping over In the hope
I"L i kK a some of
he celebrated figures who w41l be
, Tbp ,bi* d?y. however, will be
Armistice Pay. when the ceremonies
for th# burial of an unknown
soldier will be held at Arlington
National Cemetery. Not
only will this be the most Imp..,'
ing military funeral |n the history
Of the nation, but It will be one
of ;he very few public occaaion.
at which the delegatlona to the
arms conference will appear In a
Plan, for Transportation.
Transportation facilities are be?LmaI";,haled
to br,np the thouWV
Sh.-T ?.r* '? w'a?hlngton.
?. v. Shipley, In charge of tran*.
portation for the citizens' commit-1
it it ? r0mmlt,ee yesterday
at its meeting in Commissioner Ru.
dolpb's office. I
th^aShMnBt^n Passenger agents for
the railroads and head, of local
steamship agencies have been aptTtlo'n11
member? of the transportation
committee and are preoar"f.
"Chedul?s t6 accommodate'the
large number, of pllt-rim^ e*
P^l,.eumfn?M ? Parts It The nati"!
11 "'"""'nation of the city as out-"
lined hy Wllllan, R)an,
neered the illumination of the
Panama-Pacific Exposition at San
Francisco, was adopted by the cornto
th! a" ,Di?tr'ct'1' contribution
the Armistice Day ceremonies.
Modlflea 1'lghtlng Project.
The original' illumination project
Offered by I!yan when he addressed
the committee at an early meeting
will have to be modified, for the
comm.ttee declined to attempt to
a" of th? n 1,25'#00 to finance
Jro~_the? DistrlcV, entertainment
anttainatei? "shtlng. a, first.
alone r WOUld cost J50.0D0
r'?"?n ,r-yan *'? arrive in Wa,lifer
wit h?yt?rr?W morn'ng and conl
n t n,"d,S Reeslde. chalron
tht Mwh.t Ufn'nation committee,
p!.!. .?ht,n* to bft adopted.
insRt: l l0n;, Permits to
helnt It "/htlng apparatus are
grlss bv p" 'or ?Ubmi8"on to ingress
by E. C. Brandenburg chalrT'??*
com^t?. le*'al*tlve committee
Tie committee Is also preparing a
of nn?AftU ':e tbe appropriation
In r!i Wh,ch wil' be Introduced
?H?n reM to *ecu*"e additional
durlnV tPhrotect'on '?r Washington
reported conference- Brandenburg
Contributions Total ?1S^S8S.
h.rt?Ktr aggregating $18.38*
had been received from Washington
firma and citltens up to 3:30 p m
S2S noA 'han? the de,lred amount.
week ifuto* in r"lsed w|thln a
Milton Ailes, chairman of ths
finance committee, said.
vl.Uorff and ' rec'Pt'on of all
visitor*, is assured, according to
reports from Percy H. Russell
chairman of the housing committee
who has listed 1,000 quarters, some
and r? twenty-flve-room dwellings,
wunf rt7Ce, w"80n and Mrs.
illiam Hamilton Bayly who a***
canvassing ,he dtyTrtib. to ?W?h?^n".?n
ot c,ub Prlvi'*ite, to
Washington , guests.
w,n *ark Historic Sites.
,hMaJk'f1? of the historic sites of
ths Nation's Capital, as Is doni ..
.P/.err,Ual ln,u'ur?tions, will be
started next month. W. V Cox In
?b? work, announced!
Wans for a carnival have h?en
abandoned. Thoma. Bones of ?h2
oarnlval committee, said last night
parade' " held at all *H1
not occur until several weeks anw
State Department. ot thr
FOR NEW DRIVE
Leaders Organize to
Force Ratification of
I OPPONENTS HOLD
Democratic Chiefs Said to
Be in Favor of Flat
Democratic opposition to the Qer
man. Austrian and Hungarian peace
treaties grew to auch proportions
yesterday that Republican leaders
decided to lay the pacts aside temporarily
to organise a drive for
Prospects for speedy action are
not bright. Democratic Senators,
aroused from the lethargy which
heretofore had marked their attittjde
toward the treaties, and
spurred bv reports of former President
Wilson's strong opposition to
their ratification, held a lively caucus
yesterday, but failed to agrcj
upon a clear-cut program of action.
Favor Flat Kejeetloa.
Approximately 20 Democratic
Senators. It was stated, favored flat
rejection of the treaties. This number.
allied with three Republicans
said to be opposed to the treaties,
would not be .sufficient to blocit
ratification. Nearly all of them,
however. Indicated a willingness to
support reservations which are being
framed for the purpose of carrying
out the Wllaoalan decision of
closer participation in European
Another caucus will be held tomorrow,
at which time the reserva- .
tions will be more thoroughly discussed.
No attempt will be made
to bind Senators to united party
action, it was predicted, but every
efTort will be made to present a*
nearly a solid front as possible to
keep the Democratic record
ntraight. Since it requires a majority
vote for the adoption of reservations.
and only a little over a
third of the Senate is Democratic,
it seems unlikely that sufficient
votes will be gained to carry out
any part of the program.
One of the reservations contemplated
will undertake to name
i more specifically the rights an 1
j privileges which the United States
is to obtain under the pending
' treaty. Another will provide thai
the Vnited States stands ready to
perform her part of the obligations
necessary to the enforcement of
| those parts of the Versailles pact
under which American claims are
made. Still another reservation,
said to be In the courseof preparation.
will provide that nothing contained
in the pending treaties shal1
c!cse the door to future American
participation in the league of nations
if the United States, by joliyi
resolution of Congress, so desires
' The Democratic caucus was animated
by a spirit of rebellion
against the attitude of Democratic
leaders, such as Senators Underwood
and Hitchcock, favoring the
treaty. More ardent partisans of
j the type of Senator Glass, of Virginia;
King, of Utah; Ha^ison, of
| Mississippi, and McKellarr of Tennessee,
took the view that Democratic
support of the pending treaties
would be Interpreted by the
country as a complete repudiation
of their former position.
SA YS WORLD WAITS
FOR RUSSIAN TRADE
XlW YORK. Sept. 27?Although*
resumption of business in Russia,
with a terrible winter of hardships
ahead, is considered far distant.
Count Frederick Moltke, of Denmark,
chairman of .the board of the
Danish steel industries, declares
that substantial resumption of
j world business must await the reopening
of the Soviet country.
"But before Russia can be reopened
on a healthy basis, she must
go through a combination of cold
and hunger which will cost hundreds
of thousands of lives," he
Count Moltke is in America on
business and expects to talk with
a number of American industrial
leaders Sixty thousand men in the
steel Industry of Denmark, he said,
are out of work, solely because of
the dislocation of trade with Russia.
J. R. EVANS NAMED
FREDERICKSBURG. Va.. Sept.
27.?James R. Evans, of Spotsylvanla.'has
been appointed deputy collector
of internal revenue for tlje
zone, which includes the greater portion
of the First congressional district.
to succeed C. R. Coleman, resigned.
^Mr. Evans received his appointment
Saturday and was here
Monday to take the oath of office.
His headquarters will be In Fredericksburg
with an office in the Postoffice
Mr. Evans, after attending to seve?rai
official matters here, left for
Richmond to confer with officials of
the Department of Internal Revenue.
SA YS IRISH INISIST
ON FREE NATION
NEW YORK, Sept. 17.?Unequivocal
declaration that Ireland will not
submit to "the strangling of her
aspirations for liberty as an independent
nation" was itade by Frank
r. Walsh, who acted as confidential
adviser to Eamonn de Valera for
the past two months, and who hu
Just arrived In New York frjtn Ireland.
"Lloyd George is purposely quibbling
over words." Walsh declar.v
"He Is the smoothest politician n
the world, and he knows It. His
(rood faith, however. Is being trie 1
In the balance. He must now elth.-r
deal directly with the present In?'
leaders or acknowledge that liir
whole peaca talk is as ham and a'
HOPE NOBODY MISTAKES THE Ol
CONFERENCE-^By J. N. D
MOTION IS DENIED Midnight Festivals j
TO DISMISS CHARGE
j hour of drinking afforded by
_ . - the benevolent action of the
State Rests Case After government licencing court?.
^ j wich have extended the EngDancers
Give "Eye- n?hma?-? toddy ti?ur? from
11:10 o'clock, the previous clog/
Witness" Story. : to ho.
j j tels and restaurants, and you
45AN FRAMCISCO. Sept. 27.?! TOu*t have a meal in order to i
' , w ,_ get a drink.
Judge Lazarus, presiding in the pre- At the Savoy Ceoj, Slmpg?n s
llminary hearing of Roscoe * n <1 other West End hotels the
("Fatty") Arbuckle for the alleged new law# were ushered in by
murder of Virginia Rappe. late to- special suppers and danres.
. . _ ,. . Throughout the afternoon ho- |
day announced he Would deny a te,s were beselKed wlth ,cle.
motion to dismiss the murder phone calls for reservations,
charge against Arbuckle. Judge and the result was an excellent
Laxarus made his announcement counterpart of on.- .f New
. ?. a_? . \ork s old-time New i oar s eve
when Arbuckle s attorneys asked a festivals
continuance so they could prepare Finally the rallroadx compa- 1
a motion to dismiss. nles have arranged new sched- (
"I am very reluctant to dismiss ules, departing early in the
any case whereK any showing to morning to accommodate roistsupport
the charge whatsoever has erers.
been Introduced." said Judge Lazarus,
"and while I would listen to
arguments. If you gentlemen Insist DUBLIN EXPECTS
upon it. yet I would say In ad nnnr v T/l If /II? P/ltt'
vance that I do not intend to dis- /CZS * Lj I I \J *fi\J t\tx\J W
m!ss this charge.**
Judge Lasarus made It clear that (Special Cablo to The Washington Herald,
he was not going on record now as DUBL1" Sevt" - The Dail
to answer lor murder or for man- .. .
K?? ,v., . . _ .i . Mansion House Thursday for conslaughter.
but that undoubtedly he .. , .. *
..T. . ? 1 sideration of Prime Minister Llo>u(
would hold him on some charge. ' ? ... . ,A
forma, motion to di.mf.6. the
n?e*dr"e TWh? f?r,Tally *" It is announced tha, the British
H?n.? Lhu VW ,T* ' COn" reply will no, be read, before to-,
tinued until 2 p. m. tomorrow. morrow or possibly Thursday, owing J
State Cloaea Case. in fact that some of the cabinet !
Refusal of Judge Lazarus to dis- ministers who are abroad have not j
miss the murder charge followed been heard from. It is stated that
c!ose after the State had announced the reply restates that tl.ere must
its case was closed. The defense >?e no secession from the empire,
announced it would offer sevetal but repeats the invitation for a conwltnesses.
The State's announce- ference in such phraseology that
ment that It had closed its case De Valera can accept it without loss
came as a surprle. of dignity. It is now expected that
Attorney Frank Dominguez, for the conference will take place in
the defense, vehemently demanded London about the middle of October,
that Mrs. Bambtna Maud Belmout. Prime Minister Lloyd George will
complaining witness, be called be- return to the capitol next Monday
fore the case was submitted, "so The r'ot *?**?? in Belfast was more
wc may have 'the truth.' uuiet last ni^ht. due to precautions
Alice Blake and Zey Pyvron. uken by the troops who have put
dancers, recited an "eye witness 11P a barbed-wire ring around the
story" of Arbuckle's Labor Day gin disturbed area, and patrolled the
jollification. They were two of the streets in armored cars.
guests at the famous "gathering of The entire service of the Great
friends," during which the host was Southern and Western Railway was
alleged to have attacked and fatally stopped today by a strike.
injured Miss Rappe. (Copyright. 1921.)
FAILSTO KILL GIRL;
hiuT'f'oiiow'ed"m!u Rap'pV SHOOTS SELF DEAD
main reception room of the hotel MARION, Ohio. Sept. 2".?John A.
suite into the bathroom. As Ar- Kalli. 26 years old. bookkeeper for
buckle and Miss Rappe were leaving. the Harding Publishing Company,
she herself left the room for a time, planned to take the life of his
K sweetheart because she spurned him
To save embarrassment Miss for anSther The bullet he aimed at
Blake was permitted to whisper to her todav missed. He then fired a
reporter ?ome bullet into his own l.rain. dying
I V m,?n.y' . twenty minutes later. He had been
i clinical reports brooding over the loss of the affecin
trodoosdln*ev^dePnce* "'ne" Uo"Y,f "i?rVi?1't Mad"y' * S"C'
Josephine Kesa. maid from the St. sc j"0 his ?clothing two bottles of
Francis Hotel, where Arbuckle's ether and a rope were found, along
?omeyo?0.CCJir .t,t"Ufled h# h"rd -Ith three letters addressed to Mis.
"ol No^ Oh my God!" / Madley. his father and his mother.
buckle's room/1 she testified.
Aru BEEKMAN WGET
voice ssy: ARGENTINE POST
'Shut up'." ??
She said she had listened from a Former Governor Beekman of
vantage point In the hall outside. Rhode Island will be United States
Ambassador to the Argentine RepubTHOUSANDS
WILL <~ar*" Pr'8,dent
FIND EMPLOYMENT dosen "soundings" out to various
. s . powers regarding the acceptability of
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 27.?Em- his selections for ministerial and amplo>men
tof thousands of Idle work- basaadorlal posts The nominations
<t* In Pittsburg^ and vicinity is for these posts will be s*nt to the
provided in a mammoth building Senate as soon as the respective powprogram
launched by municipal and ers have cabled their acquiescenc-t
private capital, which got under under the rales of International
way today. courtesy.
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JJECT OF THE!
j AMERICAN TROOPS
ON RHINE RIVER
German Country Folks
Flock to Cob^nz to
'Special CmMe to Th* Wi.kinrUs H.r?4d
j COBLE.VZ, Sept. 27.?Back among
troops. Gen. John J. Pershing, tne
: g*nial hero of the allied public,
j became again a stern military man
I as he reached Coblenz yesterday
I amid Hie booming of a salute ay
ine guns on Ehrenbreitsteln. Mat.
th" Henry T' A"en, comman lin
American army of occupation,
escorted IVrshlng into the city at.d
[ on a tour of inspection of the
j American zone along the Rhine.
A smart American cavalry troop
a formal salute on
behalf of the army of occupation
bleM a" AUen ?nUred CoI
In this city the German natives
' Sr*bu? Pershing with a listless
air. but the country folk and *jburbanltes
of WeisKenthurm. where
?!Lt. 1Sp ed an aviation field
wMthein?Ut 'n lar** numbers aad
?'th apparent eagerness to ca.-U
?f the m*" who commanded
the A. E. F.
allT^ SKU'7J*nd Strlp" fom
all the buildings used for the purposes
of the American adminis?rathJ'iT1?"
ler.?o?hry actUal fleld maneuvers
northward of Coblens. Thursj
day he will inspect the Mavence
garrison, and on Friday there ? ||
be a formal review.
hi.'8/' ,Gen' Allen reiterated todav
^H. a,1ment th,t he h*d not been
ordered home In the evening Gen
AMen entertained Pershing at dln,J|hth"''a
maneuvers of tomorrow
ot ton - ?"">?* of the program
s w ,er,Whlch the 'nfantr.
has been straining since the past
Uon of "th StJ"' fr?m tlJ? conversation
? the doughboys the Impression
is gathered that they are itr
??,urdLv-er"ted ,he -'?? of
Saturday s pay with the mark s?ll"an'iVI'h
?f,lW ,or a dolUr
than in the general. Nobody seems
WlS A-?.' l? ^ OT*'T? "ome
much in OerminyP1J WO"h
HUNT CHOIR SINGER
MISSING 3 DAYS
PITTSBURGH. Sept. !7. WideBrLeuan
,^*rch for Mis? Mildred R.
P.1:*"". ls->;ear-old choir singer, was
rc sult rtfy?, C P0"0* ,od*y' a? th?
result of her mysterious disappearance
Saturday night, when she l"t
with !mt, ,? to ,he "movies
return escort and did not
,f'*red Ml? Braun
m.*ht hav? left home to try h**fortune
In fllmdom. as she was
noted for her beauty and freeiuently
expressed the desire to appear on
ir.e screen, according to -the police
TO HIRE JOBLESS
Club members were urged to hire
one additional man to help remedy
the unemployment situation by
Harry E. Kerr, of Baltimore, International
president af the organisation.
at the State convention here
"There are MOM Kiwanlc Club
members, all of whom are emp
oyers of men. and the plan would
directly benefit more than 240,000
Kerr"* th'* country," said
STATISTICS OF I
JOBLESS IN U.S.
Committee Says 3,500,000
Represents Number of
TO AID SITUATION
Public Employment Service
Hearing Will Be,Held
Subcommittee* of President Harding's
conference on unemployment
started work on their particular
phases of the general problem yenter-day.
One of the subcommittee*.
that on emergency, measures for
manufacturers, unanimously agre d
upon a report.
A public hearing was held by the
committee on unemployment statistics,
at which various statisticians
who have compiled figures on the
subject appeared. Tomorrow there
will be a hearing on best methods
to relieve the situation through public
employment services On Thursday
the subcommittee on emergency.
State and municipal measures and
public w4rks will hold a hearing
On Friday a hearing on civic r> lit f
agencies is set.
EitiMllN SJOA.nM Idle.
The subcommittee had before ihem
suggestions prepared by the economic
advisory committee, head* d
by William SP Roasiter. of Com rd.
IN. H.. former chief of the Ur ted
States Census Bureau. This c > amittee
estimates the number of unemployed.
exclusive of those on
farms, at 3.500.000. The report estimates
a 23 per cent decrease in
employment between January.
and September 1. It2l. in nunufai turiog
and mechanical pursuits. a
23 per cent decreaae in mining, and
a 21 per cent decrease in raflroad
The report of the subcon-r-.uee
i on emergency meaaure* on ? ran
of manufacturers is understood to
follow the general lines of the suggestions
of the economic advisory
Co peratlve Ef?ii IrgH.
Seventeen suggestions for UesUcc
with all nhsses of the MMMP
raent situation whirh are c ntsfii?J
in the economic advisory c mm^tee's
report are as follows:
1. Unite existing private snd public
organisations to formulate an<
put through a constructive prog ran',
for your community.
2. Procure all obtainable factrelative
to unemployment in yout
community, and make these available
to all agencies and to t republic.
3. See that there is a suitable *"rr.plovment
exchange in your con.munity.
4. Assist private and public er>
ployers and labor organizations %*
deal with the problem, rather thai,
to have any single civic or fani;
welfare agency or combination oi
agencies assume the full responsibility.
5. Bring to the attention of public
authorities specific recommendations
for increasing volume of public
RetatlM Shift. AdvUed.
6. Urge both private and priblic
employers to distribute la???
rotation In shifts of three days or
more at a time.
7. Persuade each industry to absorb
quotas of unemployed.
8. Urge not only private and public
employers but individual householders
and property owners to
make improvements, extraordinary
or ordinary repairs and genera'
sprucing up of properties.
9. Experience indicates that ca?h
or other relief without work
able-bodied unemployed men is ?-f
doubtful value until after every effort
has been made to provide
10. Ordinary problems of relief
of poverty are Increased in time*
of distress. Strengthen organizations
dealing with these.
11. Incresse resources of local
family welfare agencies to enab!e
them to cope with unemployment
which your community cannot meet
through its industries or through
its public employment.
Preference for Residents.
12. Formulate standards and
rules for temporary employment
for thtse -out of work, dealing
with rotation of shifts, wages to
be paid?preference to be given to
resident family men. etc.
13. Urge relative* and friends to
mske extraordinary sacrifices to
assist their own relatives and acquaintances
who are out of work.
14. See that decent sanitary accommodations
for homeless men a *
made in order In differentiate t)<?>
problems of resident and floatinc
15. Psst experience shows that
great caution ahould be exercis* i
In establishing bread lines, scv
kitchens, food or lodging without
provision of work.
16. Discourage migration of unemployed
to and from your community.
17. Mske your emergency and
community sgencies result In some
permanent community organization
to prevent induatrial crisis and '
deal with them with foresight
Alma at A era rate Eatiaa^
At yesterday*# bearing He- ry M
Robinson, chairman of th< ^unemployment
statistics commn' *
called attention to the fact that
ther# Is no sdequste machinery f w
getting definite statlatlcs on tb*
subject of unemployment. Mr. H"hInson
stated that It la not the intention
of the committee io en- .
deavor to arrive at a doAalie
accurate figure, but ta g't ut
information which can be nse?i
determine a sufficiently accurate ,
Russell F Phelps, director ??r ?'?tlstlce,
department of lsh*?r and
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