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EL PASO HERALD
EI Paso, Texts,
Angnst, 31, 1911;- 10 Fajes
Pair Tonight and Friday.
Henry; Glay Beatti, Oil
Trial for Wife Murder
Presiding Officer Lives at a
$20 va Day Hotel and Is a
Washington, D. C, Aug. 31. -Between
3000 and -4000 hoboes will to
morrow start the -first session of the
"Brotherhood "Welfare association"
convention, which will meet in this
city. James Eads How, "millionaire
liobo," will preside.
The great topic to be discussed by
the knights of the road who hare ar
rived here from various sections of the
country, some beating their way to
this clty on incoming freight trains
and river boats, arid others who, re
maining true to their'' professional In
stinct, tramped wearily into the city
from the various highways leading in
to the capital, is "Bread for our chil
dren and work for ourselves with a
fair chance in life."
The delegates who Jiave arrived are
a picturesque lot. Some show the ear
marks of gentility, while others con
vince even the enthusiastic "laborite"
that they -are just wht they seem to
be, plain hoboes, -with no idea of work
ing, and only praying for a chance to
get enough of the necessities of life
for themselves to crown their aimless
livps with Qtr ?nfli
This conference, or convention,
was arranged by James Eads How,
the leader of a vast army of unem
ployed, nearly 4,000,000 men, for the
purpose of soliciting aid, through the
labor committee of the house of rep
resentatives in securing legislation
which would be a stepping stone for
future beneficial enactments by con
gress toward relieving the situation
of the "unemployed.
How has written letters to vice pres
ident Sherman and speaker Clark, in
viting these statesmen to attend the
sessions of the convention which will
he held- in the open near the 3Iarket
House square from September 1 to
September 4, inclusive. Police protec
tion has been granted to the delegates.
Among the questions that will be
considered and acted upon by the "sons
of rest" are: The establishment of
national employment bureaus, free
transportation to the job: the shorten
In?: of hours; a minimum wage, In or
der that the lives of millions of unem--
ployed may be sustained until the es
tablishment of- an industrial republic.
an n muii tm wm .receive me lull pro-
diir.t of ttiMi- nH '
The results of the convention will
be' submitted to the labor committee 1
of the house, with' the recommendation
4-V.n4- .- j
LucM. ucAiianaiuii uuiijjress ao some
thing to relieve labor conditions in
Mr. How, who is staying at one of
the best hotels in the city, paying a
price of $20 ?a day for his room, has
been spending much time interviewing
various members of congress -in the
hope that he can get some of them to
address the convention. Representative
William B. Wilson, chairman of the
ohuse committecon labor, will address
the delegates, as will also Victor I.
Berger, Socialist member of congress
from Milwaukee, Wis. -
The movement Inaugurated by Mr.
How is the second of its kind that has
been held in Washington. About 15
years ago "Coxey's army" of hoboes,
the real genuine articles, sauntered In
to Washington behind a large band
that had touted its way overland. from
the banks of th Ohio. At this time an"
attempt was made to hold meetings
on the capitol steps, but the capitol
police force dispersed the mob. Wash
ington citizens lived In terror for weeks
from the Inroads that -were made by
the tramps, especially ?hose vin the
surrounding suburban districts.
This convention, however, will be
more "dignified," for Mr. How is a
serious individual and really has the
welfare ofhls fellow hoboes at heart
He is earnestly striving to uplift the
down and out working man, and of
showing him a way of bettering his
MORE IMPROVEMENTS x
Another S1S3.000 Is to be spent by the Southwestern .system In Improve
ments en th'e -western division of the system. Chief engineer J. I. Campbell
Is'preparins estimates for 40 miles of trapk relaying between Rodeo and
Dennis, on the TTOtern division. -
The roadbed will not he chansred, but the 60 and 65 pound steel trill be.
taken hb and. Hsed for sidings. In Its
steel rails. This is a part of the vrorfc AJch Is helm? doaefobring the line
up to standard by tne tlnie the Tucson extension Is completed. - 1
UNCLE SAM INCREASES
HIS EL PASO DEPOSITS
The officers of the T?irst Xational bank received notification Wednes
day from the treasury department- that an increase of $50,000 in the amount
of government -funds to he deposited in the First Xational bank had been
The First Xational has been the depository for the government funds
to the amount of $10O,00, and will now be permitted to handle $150,000 of
the old uncle's money. This necessitates an increase In the amount of the
government bonds ovrned by the bank bntheld in trust at Washington, to
secure the circulation and the government deposits. The bank now "has
$750,600 worth of government bonds, of which $600,000 worth are security for
the circulation and $150,000 to secure the government deposits.
A member of The Herald staff recently vas shown these bonds during
a. trip through the treasury department.
Prohibitionists Win in Su
preme Court, but Justices
Lose Their Office.
DOWN AT SANTA FE
Santa Fe, N. HT, Aug. 31. The ter
ritorial supreme ,court this noon hand
ed down two important decisions af
fecting the prohibition fight in Ros
The anti-prohibitionists of that city,
in order to oust the dry municipal gov
ernment, presented a petition asking
for a vote for a change to the com
mission form of government, the peti
tion. being signed by 584 persons.
The city authorities refused to grant
the petition because many petitioners
withdrew their names and others were
not legal residents, thus cutting down
the petition below the required 500.
The district court issued a writ of
mandamus pro forma, to compel the
granting of the petition, but the su
preme courts today reverses the pro
forma writ and declares that the
names, were legally taken from the
petition and that the writ of manda
"mus to compel the city authorities to
grant , the petition should be dis
missed. Justice IiOses Contest.
This is a victory for the prohibition
ists, but In the second decision the
other side wins, for the cQurt rules
that justices of the peace .are precinct
officers and not county officers", and
therefore not kept in office by the en-
abl!RS hcli extlended. "nti the
state oiiicers taKe cnarge, me terms.
of all territorial and county officials.
The case was that of A. J. Welter
vs. W. M. Witt. The latter js the pre
sent justice of the peace- at Roswell,
and was unfriendly to the prohibition
ists. He had succeeded "Welter who
was a dry advocate, and brought suit
against Witt to oust him, claiming, that
the enabling act continued justices of
the peace in office and Witt's election
last January was therefore illegal.
WOMEN RUN MORMON
ELDERS FROM TOWN
Kamrar, la., Aug. 31. Twp elders of
the Mormon church left this city afoot
today with the din of many dishpans
echoing in their ears. The elders
were making proselyting speeches last
night when a crowd, of women, beat
ing vigorously on kitchen tinware)""
created such a pandemonium tb.at-.the
speakers could not be heard.
Mormon sympathizers sought to re
pel the assault by throwing water on
the -women. At this point husbands
and brothers took a hand, and, after
lively fisticuffs, the meeting was
A few members of the dishpan brigade
were out again today beating quick-
step time to the departure of the mis-
BURNS TO DEATH.
IN TOPEKA FIRE
Topeka, Kans., Aug. 31. One man
was burned to death, another was se
riously injured and property loss ex
ceeding $100,000 resulted from an early
morning fire in the business district
of Topeka today. The J. C. Gresser
Furniture company and the Gibbs
Clothing company are the heaviest
losers. E. "V. Evans, a photographer
who lived in his studio, lost his life.
TOTAIi COTTOX CROP OF
THE YEAR 12,120,095 RAIiES.
New Orleans, La., Aug. 31.
The total cotton crop for the
commercial x year ending today
was 12,120.095 bales according
to the figures compiled by sec
retary Hester of the Xewi Or
leans cotton exchange, f
NO BIG IrEAGUE
BASEBAT.I. THURSDAY. " "!T l"eir seats antt to these he de
All games in the American ! "an"y urned- . Directly toward the
j -vt s !-., .- .,. mK,,c J. I faroup or committeemfiTi lio mar.u
day were postponed on. account Hh
of xain " t
of ram. t
4. 4. 4 S' 4 4 "$ I 4 ! f
place will lie laid -85' pound standard 1
Speaker Makes Charges
Against Central Commit
tee and G-ets Hugged.
"Mexico City, Mex., Aug. 31. With no
dissenting voice, Francisco I. Madero
was nominated by the Pregressive
party for president of Mexico. Madero
was the only candidate for the presi- j
dency whose name was placed before
the convention. The chairman merely
announced Madero's candidacy, went
through the formality of asking if
there were others, and was greeted
by a chorus of "noes." One delegate
seated on the stage attempted to make
a speech in Madero's support. The del
egates shouted him down and called
for a vote. It was unanimous. An In
stant later every delegate was on his
feet and to the chorus of "vivas" was
added the cheers of the spectators in
the galleries. For fully ten minutes
the uproar continued.
At 9 o'clock last night the commit
tee sent to advise Madero of his nomi
nation, reported that he had accepted
and had agreed to appear before the
The delegates seized on this as an
excuse for an outbreak of applause,
which resulted in adjournment, fol
lowing the adoption of a resolution
that the entire assembly should im
mediately to Madero's home.
Jesus TJrueta, renowned as one of
Mexico's most brilliant orators, during
the evening had little difficulty in
swaying an audience already opposed
to Gomez, when he used sarcasm with
out stint in attacking Madero's for
mer running mate, again a candidate
for vice president. The greater por
tion of his Invective was based unon
nnc uidiiia ol tne revolution"
given to Vasquez Gomez during the
Sarcastically he repeated the phrase
and then followed It by instances cal
culated to show that the candidate's
actions were far from those which
would entitle him to such distinction.
Defense of Gomez.
Luis Cabrera, a writer of national
fame and better known as Bias Urrea,
undertook to answer the orator's ar
guments. Without aid of elocutionary
tricks, Cabrera piled fact upon fact
to show how really valuable Vasquez's
services hadjeen, especiallv In bring
lSti mne3r to the cause e revo-
In the midst of his speech he sprang
a surprise Qther speakers had de
clared sarcastically that Gomez had
taken unfair advantage of th Aa.
gates by sendintr thom ;.!,.. .. ., 1
reErardin"- htc o.i.-
E?t"?d,a ?? ich he alleged
- --o a.j o.ij.iiiii;i.it v i o
OCu asytreo Dy the central com
mittee which political ethics in Mexico
;"rr """Ke"ea aavocacy of any I
Trnlw'U as lnstructions to
ZZ kthe candidacy of Pino Suarez,
who is the choice of Gustavo Madero.
Immediately every delegate in the
house was on his feet. The members
of the central committee seated upon
the stage, with the chairman, rushed
to the front and were met by hal a
?ootlLhefleeate,Wl10 crowd over "the
should ;'avlnsr their arras and
snouting- thexr approval or d'saporoval
or the exposure.
v The Usnal UniUnK.
Juan Sanchez Azcona, chairman of
I001"-6?"0" with otstre.tched
am!' Jamly implored delegates and
spectators to restrain themselves. He
could not be heard four feet away
Members of the accused committ'le
shook their fists in Cabrera's face and
protested their. Innocence.
iAO(!UStaV0 Madero's excitement was no
less apparent than that of the others.
STV,00iIr.listned to th tumult,
which, at intervals subsided sufficient
ly lo permit the central committee
man to protest his innocence.
For more than 30l minutes -pandemonium
reigned, but m the end Cabrera
was permitted to resume hs argu
ments. The committPPmor, y,B
I Clttnn ik'l!- ' t . iiciii i C-
:.nen tn5 men whom he had been
revilin embraced him.
panfll(nt0 ,. .. . .. & "" L"a
:;: wj'ccu. iU.r vong
n,7ii7 v , e Buen tnat lt could not
well be prolonged through more than
three ballots. Following the first
Tote, the candidate receiving the
smallest number to be eliminated; the
second ballot to result In the dropping
?J ?y, ? ther- leavInS bt two men
in the field.
Leaders Expect Bloodshed.
T.W., Jlarty leaders are on record
that if the elections are held in Octo
ber as is now the intention, blood
shed will be the result. Lie. .forge Vera
Estanol, organizer of.the Popular Ev
olutionist party, in' an address before
the parent club .of the party, points
out that the elections in themselves
areillegal pn apcount of the failure
to make the electoral division of the
states as required by law, and that
conditions are so unsettled in a num
ber of 'the states that fair elections
will be 'an impossibility and bloodshed
a practical certainty. He points out
inar a large number of Maderlsta
troops are still under arms and po
litical passion Is running high.
By resolution of the organizing club
of the Evolutionist party, it has been
decided not'to participate in the com
ing elections if the date is not post-J
ponea, and the convention of the party,
which was set for August 31, will be
postponed indefinitely if there is not
some Indication on the part of the
government to the effect that the elec
tions will not be held as now planned.
-Reyes Wants Postponement.
Gen. Bernardo Beyes in an interview
backs up the stand of the Evolutionist
party and declares that "If the condi
tions in the country in October are
similar to those which prevail today,
the elections should be postponed or
the exercise of the right of suffrage
will degenerate into a tragedy."
Madero adherents regard the action
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FIREMEN OVERCOME IN
BIG CHICAGO. 'BLAZE
Chicago, HL, Aug. 31. Fighting against flames which swept through a four
story builSing in the downtown district .today, ten firemen were slightly in
juredyby' an explosion of chemicals and before the fire was ektinguished, $100,
000 worth of property "was burned.-
The burning building was two doors from tie Practitioner's hospital and
patients there were quieted with difficulty by the attendants.
The central exchange of the Chicago Telephone company is also close to the
building and there was cessation of work among the telephone operators when
the fire was at its height.
COUNTY IN SESSION
Set October 7 For Holding
Their !Pirst jPrimaiy
Tucumcarl, N. M., Aug. 31. As a re
sult of a meeting mild here by the can
didates of the Democratic party, it
was decided yto hold the Democratic,
primary on October 7, the' polls to be
open from 7 a. m., until 6 p. m. C. B.
Hamilton acted as secretary-treasurer,
with S. T. Hopkins chairman. The
committee on rules and regulations
was composed of C. B. Hamilton, Ed
Saxon and W. I. Benner. A mass meet
ing -will be calledraf ter the call of the
state central committee meeting at
Albuquerque September 5, to elect del
egates to' the 'district, congressional
and state conventions. Over 40 ap
plicants are out for the ten offices.
MRS. SINCLAIR IS
SOUTH ON A VISIT
Biloxi, Miss., Aug. 31. Mrs. Meta F.
Sinclair, wife of Upton Sinclair, so
cialist and novelist, Is visiting" on the
gulf coast She came here from Arden,
Del., her home.
Mrs. Sinclair had nothing to say in
regard to the divorce- suit brought by
her husband, who named Harry Kemp,
the Kansas poet, as corespondent.
XEW RAILROAD FOR XEW
MEXICO ALONG NORTH LINE
Denver, Colo., Aug. 31. W. T. Boze
man, of Cortez, is authority for the
statement that construction work by
the proposed Taos, Sierra Nevada &
San Francisco road will begin shortly.
The line will extend from a point on
the Rock Island railroad in eastern
New Mexico to Farmington, north into
Colorado, through the Montezumaval
ley to Monticello, Idahp
BROTHER OF DEAD
MAN AS WITNESS
Jury Yisits Hotel, Scene of
Murder to Get Look
New. Tork, N. T., Aug.. 31. The' 12
men who are trying Paul Geidel, a bell
boy, ona charge of 'murdering Wm." H.
Jackson, an aged Wall street broker,
last night visited the room in the Iro
quois hotel, where the ."broker- met
s During the ( afternoon session the
prosecution continued its fight to refute
the declaration of the defence that
Jackson died of heart failure and not
at the hands of the bell boy. Several
physicians gave testimony in direct op
position to tha,t of the witnesses for
A touching scene was enacted when
Dri Frank W Jackson, brother of the
dead man, was called to the stand by
the prosecution. Despite the fact that
Dr. Jackson testified that in his opin
ion his brother could not have died of
myockrdis, his effort to be unpreju
diced was evident to all in the court
room. K -
"All we want is the truth," said at
torney Gray, of the Geidel counsel, Mn
addressing" the witness.
"God,. knows that Is what I am here
for this afternoon," answered the doc
tor,1 his vofceibreaking. "Icame here,
Mr. Gray, to helpyouall-I can. I went
to the autopsy in hope .that I could
find some natural cause of death, but
I could not." ""
MURDERED IN HOME
Trinidad, Colo., Aug. 31. Salvatore
Colantonio, an Italian miner, was
killed shortly after midnight today
by a shot fired through the window of
his room in the boarding house at
Valdez, a Colorado Fuel and Iron com
pany camp, 12 miles west of here.
Guiseppi Matesi, a countryman, with
whom he had quarreled earlier in the
evening, is missing from the camp,
and is believed to have fired the shot.
Six shots were fired, but one taking
TRACHOMA AMONG 33
PERCENT OF INDIANS
Santa Fe, N. 21., Aug. 31. Clinton J.
Crandall, of Santa Fe, was elected per
manent chairman of the trachoma con
ference of Indian educators and phy
sicians in session here. Dr. Joseph A.
Murphy, In charge of the Indian med
ical service in the United States, de
clared that trachoma is less serious
today than it was a year ago, because
now the danger of the spread of the
disease has been recognized and It is
Thirty-three percent of the Pueblo
Indians have trachoma, he declared,
but there are several Indian villages
without a single case.
Judge J. F. McKenzie, of the fcivil
court of appeals, has returned from
California and will go to his home in
Pecos before returning here for the
opening of the new court. He is ac
companied by Mrs. McKenzie and two
Attorneys of Accused Wife
Murderer Grasping at Ev
g ery Straw of Evidence.
INSANITY PLEA IS .
NOT TO BE MADE
Chesterfield Court House, "Va., Aug.
31. Continued attacks on the veracity
of Paul Beattie as to hlsxstory of the
purchase of the shotgun for his cousin,
Henry Clay Beattie, jr., brought out
at the trial today a statement from
E. H. Neblitt that he saw Paul with a
shotgun a day after he claimed to,
have delivered the weapon to Henry.
On cross examination, NeblLtt said
that he had only yesterday given this
Information to counsel for the defence.
"Did you tell anyone else about It?"
"Not until a few days ago when I
told my wife and J. G. Saunders."
"Why did not you tell of it befora?"
askod Mr. Wendenberg.
"Didn't think It was of much impor
tance until Paul Beattie denied It on
The stand." ,
"But did you not tell Mr. Smith, yes
terday morning and did not Mr. Smith
base his question, .told of in the paper,
on Information you gave him?"
The witness was excused and several
other character witnesses told of
Henry Clay Beattie, jr.'s, -good repu
tation In his community. v
Xo Insanity Plea.
Counsel for Beattie put an end to
rumors that ultimately insanity vwould
be offered as a defence for the pris
oner Dy maKing a definite announce
ment that under no circumstances
would such a plea be entered.
-Davis Weinstein, son of the pawn
broker from whom Paul Beattie pur
chased the gun, was the first witness
He denied Paul's statement that he
had taken the gun apart and testified
that BeattJLe told him at ftie time that
he purchased the gun, between 10 and
12 oclock Saturday morning, that he
wanted It to be used'at Mavo's bridsre.
where he worked as a watchman. Wit- !
ness said he became acquainted with
Paul Beattie about a week before,
when the latter came Into the shop
to buy a revolver.
.Under cross, examination, Weinstein
admitted that on Saturday cfollowing
the homicide he told prosecutor Wend
berger he sold the gun to Paul Beattie
at 10 oclock.
Jacob Welnstejji, a brother, testified
that he remembered Paul Beattie buy
ing the gun, but fixed the time at
about 2 oclock. He saia he heard
Beattie talking with his brother -and
wanted the gun laid aside.
- Jacob Weinstein on cross examina
tion contradicted his brother as to the
hour of sale of the gun, saying it must
have been around 4 or 5 -oclock.
Saw Beattie With Gan. '
S. H. Neblitt next testified.
"Did you ever see PauL Beattie with
a shotgun, and where?"
"Yes, I saw him on Sunday, July 16.
I had to go down to the bank on Sun
day and after breakfast I drofe across
thh bridge, 'l saw Paul Beattie stand
ing in the doorway of a cement house
with a single barreled gun. It was
broke. He talked with my brother."
Seven men, neighbors of the prison
er, most of whom have known him
since early boyhood, testified that
Beattie's character and, reputation for
peaceand order were good.
Sam Talley, who said he heard a
shot fired and a woman, scream the
night of the murder, followed, the
character witnesses on the stana!
Counsel for the defence asked Talley
-if he did not say to F.'E. Lutz and
others on the day after i the homicide
that he knew nothing of the mfirder.
Talley denied l but Lutz, when put
on the stand, affirmed it.
.Court recessed at 1:24' oclock.
Grandfather of PanI Testifies.
At the afternoon session. David D.
Beattie, a grist mill owner, uncle of
the accused and grandfather of Paul
Beattie, asserted.that the latter's repu
tation fdr truth and veracity was bad.
'On cross examination it developed
that v the witness, though grandfather
of Paul Beattie, did not know where
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Skc may be beaded fkls way and the reward is large. Sense facts
about tke famous stolen nictare, the larcc reward offered and vrky
tke picture may be coralag tkis way -will, be told In the Greater Sat
urday Herald. , t '""
WHAT TRADE HAS MODERN
INVENTION HURT THE MOST? V
Saturday's Greater Herald will tell tkis. It is, Jnst .a - tiny Uttle
tklnj?, but tke consequences of tke invention kave keen niesf "disas
trous to one of the principal trades Read all akent it.
WHAT INTERESTED YOU MOST
ON YOUR VACATION THIS YEAR?
Yon may kave seen something that was of nnnsnal interest, seae
thlnjc that could le adopted and would he srood far year -wa cem
nunity, something: that the people would like to know about, even If
it was only carious. One man says the phosnherms aheat the hovr of
the boat at night interested him most; another says it was the remark
able manner In which the New York police handle traffic. Read what
El Pasoans have to say on this subject In the Greater Satnrday EeraM
and If you are not too modest send In yoHr experience tomorrow.
MAKING- THE WEATHER FOR EL PASO
Norman 31. Walker will tell how It is dene; yea know Walker.
RcH.,Bach-e' H hIs Hmal Interesting style, will tell all ahoat this
wonderful sea craft, while Frank Carpenter will tell what the new
povernraent department of commerce and labor Is delnar ,f er the coun
try. Ada Patterson, the Gentlewoman, Dorothy Dlr, and the nnnal num
ber of star writers, will have their weekly contributions In this issne.
Dorothy will tell about 4The AbHse of the Telephone." and Deroth-r
will tell in her inimitable way about the Summer Girl. It Is .worth
everybody's reading?. -
If you miss the Greater Sat irday Heraldyon miss a treat.
Union Representatives and
Railroad Officials to Con
ON ALL POINTS
San Francisco, CaL, Aug. 31. J. W.
Kline, International president of the
Blacksmiths' union ; M. F. Ryan, in
ternational president of, the Brother
hood of Railway carmen; J. A. Frank
lin, International president of the boll
ermakers union, and J. D. Buckalew,
vice president of th'e International As
sociation of Machinists, who arrived
In this city yesterday to hold a con
ference with vice president Julius
Kruttschnltt, of the Harriman lines,
are in consultation today with the lo
cal railroad union leaders. Also pres
ent are leaders of the railroad unions
in other cities in this state; Sara. Grace,,
of X)maha, business agent for the Har
riman line machinists, and John South
ons, deputy of the grand lodge, of
It is the purpose of the internation
al leaders thoroughly to Investigate
the situation before they meet Krutt
schnltt. Present Indications are that
the meeting with Kruttschaitt will not
he held until tomorrow.
'Kruttschnltt has declared that he
will not recognize the leaders as rep
resentatives of the Federation- The
leaders say that they must gala tils
point before any agreement Is reached.
May Xet Held tke Men.
With a vote already ' taken among;
the crafts, strongly urging; the gener
al officers to call a strike unless the
federation Is recognized, the union
(representatives will go into conference
intending to- avert one if it possibly
can be done. President Kline, the of
ficial spokesman, said:
"If negotiations should fail the only
way to prevent a strike would be not
to sanction one. The question then
would arise whether we could hold the
men. We are conservatives, not radi
cals; we believe Mr. Kruttschnltt in
tends to be fair in all things, and we
do not intend to embarrass him. in any
way Dy announcing in advance prelim
inary threats or plans. We are on the
brink of a strike that Is the situation
and we feel burdened with the re
sponsibility of avoiding one. "We hope
to persuade Mr. Kruttschnltt to see
that the federation plan is reasoaabie.
Wiat Harriman Said.
That the spirit and intent of the late
E. HI Harriman will be invoked to pur
suade the present Harriman manage
ment seems likely. "Mr. Harriman told
me," said president Kline, "that the
Harriman lines had not time to do
'business ,with individuals. "Bring- in
your committees he said 'and we'll
T a0 business Xor 50,4100 men at once.'
"We believe the time now has- come
to do business at one time for groups
of unions, as formerly Mr. Harriman
found It a wise policy to do business
with groups of men. It's to our common
'Mr. Kruttschnltt is setting no prece
dent If he recognizes the Federation,.
.The Southern railway and allied lines
recognized and do business with it now.
The Canadian Pacific, both, east and
west, the Rock Island lines, the Gould
lines, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Wa
bash, the New Tork, New Haven "&
Hartford all have adopted this plan,
and it works. It does not produce
BIG KEDUCTIOX IN S. P.
FORCE IX OGDEX SHOPS
Ogden, Utah, Aug. 31. Following a.
reduction In hours in the local South
ern Pacific shops, which reduced the
-working week from 60 to 40 hours, the
railroad of ficlals Announced today that
100 men are to be' laid off tonight.
This further retrenchment! means a
20 percent reduction of the working
force employed in the motor power de
partment of the Southern Pacific at
JaARtYMIE TO HATTE AXPLB
SUPPIiY OP STRIKE BREAKERS
Laramie, Wyo., Aug. SI. If a strike
of machinists occurs on the Harriman
system, the Union Pacific shops at
Iaramie will be placed ot a full working-
basis, with a full implement of
men and a full working day, according
to an intimatfon received today from
headquarters. There are only a few
union men here, and some qf them do
not want to strike.