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El Paso and west Texas, fair, risiag temperature;
Hew Mexico, fair and warmer; Arizona, fair, frost in
south central portion.
Mexican bask Betes, state bill, 630c; pesos, old,
97c; new, SCHc; Mexican gold, 50lic; narionales, 31c;
bar ailver, HAH. quotation, $1.2434; coppei, 2021c;
grains, lower; livestocks, steady; stocks, higher.
24 PAGES. 2 SECTIONS. TODAY
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EL PASO. TEXAS. FRIDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 14. 1919
DELIVERED A.N T WHERE. ISO MOUTH
SINGLE COPT. FIVE CENTS
EL PASO HERALD
IN RACE CONFLICT
AT WILMINGTON, DEL
3 Negroes Rushed to Philadelphia After Policeman is
Slain and Another Dangerously Shot; Rifles and Ma
chine Gun Assembled by Police; Sale of Arms Stop
ped; Whites Roam Streets; Clash With Blacks.
injr enraged citizen might at-
'-nipt to lynch three negroee charged
v ,;h murdering one policeman and
probably mortally wounding another
n Wilmington, police last night
rushed the prisoners to Philadelphia.
The negroes. Lemuel. James and
'ohn Price, brothers, are being held
. i central police station.
wtlerfngtea U aalet today.
Pall re kit been tattmlel to
prevent the awaUtfe et crowds.
Rifles and a machine gen are at
The sale of fire in the eHy
has been stepped and negroes
km seen warned to keep off the
The murdered policeman was
Thomas L. ZebJey. Harry C, Pierce.
be -wounded policeman, was shot
Public Ownership Of Timber
Land With Private Cutting
And Marketing Is Proposed
TEW TOKK. Nov. 14. Public own
ership of timber land, national or
tite with private cutting ana mar--t-ting
was advocated by the Anier
,.an Paper and Pulp association's
immlttee on forest conservation in s
report submitted to the association,
mnference here today. 3uch owner--hio
was said to be essential for the
--owing of older and larger sizes of
o.ber. Us production being too long
.".d hazardous, an undertaking with
oo little earnings to attract private
ar:tal in adequate mounts.
T- nn with this opinion, speedy
uvpuob. and execution of national
.'.in state forest policies, coordinated
-nd rooeerstrte. tnBsTYVs jfoswaa.
. an ty and land clswslflfejtaaP as first
iepa were declared oeeeeaery.
Urge dura Laae Pwrestase.
r.ub'.ie purchase of eutover lands
the national government, and the
states should be enlarged ass extend-
American Agent Is Forced To Fight
For Life Against Kaiser's Spies
Bat Builds A Backfire Under Them
By DR. PAUL BBUKABDO ALTEXDORF,
Late "Agent Al" hs the MfHtery lateHlgenee Department of the I .
SOOX after returning to my room
at the hotel Cohn, Max Boeder,
a. German engineer, a friend of
chwtertx, came up nnanxumneed.
This Boeder with Herman Gaadke
i.ao been Implicated with Scnwieru
n the clandestine manufacture of ex-
losivea in Los Angeles and bad bad
flee the country with him foUow- ,
the accidental explosion, men-
oned in a previous instalment. j
Koeder explained that achwierts 1
ad ciied at his office and had asked .
.13 and Gaedke to intercede with ,
te in his behalf. Schwiertx wanted
j know if I --silted money to smooth i
v er our little understanding. He '
Anted to know if I would not meet ,
h.m m Boeder and Gaedke's office mgbt with the Chinaman on the look
..' 3 o'clock. j out in my room and Jones on the
I want nothing more to do with, roof.
ssciiWierU but to show him that ij CaHes Wants Money,
--n not afraid of him 2 will meet him Next morning Calles sent a long
your office at S o'clock." I said, telegram reciting the whole affair 10
Promptly at the hour 1 walked into j Rademacher, tbe German consul at
Boeder and Gaedke's office, watching Gaaymats, to which the consul re
hande carefully and keeping my i sponded with a request to send me
own right hand - ithin convenient ; to him immediately. As trains ran
riob z" my revolver.
'Doctor." he began, "can we not
- caigbt-en out our misunderstand -
"I don't want anything to do with
I said. "I merely came here to
".ow you lhat I am no -fraid of you.
' oa are big enough to defend yourself,
nd you have been clever enough to
be a crook. Have you anything to
sr to that?"
Flamed To Mttrder HJbu.
He replied that be would see me
- where. Upon my assurance that
wsuld be ready for him, the inter-.-w
About half past 10 o'clock that night
e Chinese night watchman told me
'hat Schwiertx was hanging around
.'side the hotel with several Ger--..ns
I asked Jones to go out and
t-connoiter. He returned with tbe In-
onnation that Schwiertx had a gang
A eleven Germans all armed waiting
outside to shoot me. and they had
Trousers On Fire,
Box" Alarms City
BANGOR, Me. Nov. 1J. Several
steamers, five nose wagons,
two chemicals, a water tower and
tbe hook and ladder trucks re
sponded to an alarm of fire from
box 4. Bangor's "danger box." lo
cated tn Market Square. The fire
men found tne trousers of a small
bov b'jrniK He as cleaning
some toU- scales with sasollne
srd hsi go !,.,nse!f afire. Chief
Mason ti e district chiefs, the po
lice patrol, the city ambulance and
the fjre apparatus went back to
their c rations.
three times and was not expected to
The shooting took place when the
two patrolmen went to the Price
home to investigate the stealing last
week, of scores of guns from a gun
store. The guns had been pawned In
thia city. '
Shooting Angers Citizens.
Angered by the double shooting,
bands of whites roamed the streets
last night. A clash occurred when
300 suddenly came upon four negroes.
Both sides opened tire and Bannel
Field, a negro, fell with a wound In
the bead, from which he is expected
The whites then closed in on the
other negroes, who were saved only
by the prompt arrival of IS policemen.
The patrolmen used their dubs freely,
while the three negroes fled. Later
police reserves were ordered to pa
trol the negro quarter and break up
ed to all parts of the country, the re
port said. It also advocated more
vigorous and general extension of fire
prevention cooperation between the
nation and the states, state adoption
of uniformly fair forest taxation laws,
establishment of forest nurseries and
the preparation of forest working
A very large program of forest
planting on denuded lands, which
show little promise of new natural
crops, was urged as a needed depart
ure w a left has not oeen unaenasen
seriously in the' United States.
Kxteasfve planting .Needed.
The best obtainable estimates, ac
cording to the report, indicate an orig
an! forest area in the United States
of aateoMM acres. Baaed on the
ansae figures the present area 1s bat
SitjmM acres. Of this iee.0.0e
sens are practically merchantable
timber. iM.S00.wM acres have been
partly cot -and burned over with fair
natural production and lfl.ee.e
acres are cat and burned so badly
that extensive planting will be needed
to restore It.
asked If I waa in my room, but he had
told them be did not know.
Thereupon I ceiled Max Marks, the
proprietor of the hotel, and asked him
for same boards to nail across the
window, aa there might be some bal
lets flying presently.
While the Chinaman was naiiinx
boards across the window In my room.
I stepped Into an adjoining room from
foor ehot t sorae ln,aowy figures I
jn the street- That raised the siege of :
Mermoemo; tor tne orave Germans
ran away ana were seen no more ma
nigni. juierwara 11 iranspirea uim
Schwiertx left his hotel through the I
window to avoid the formality of
settling his bill and rode away with I
tnree otaer uennaira. .ut wntwius :
this at the time I kept awake all
only once in three days, and aa the
train bad just left when the request
was received, I had three days of
leisure on mv hands. In this interval
I sent Jones to the border again with
a report and bad a talk with Calles.
The governor charged me to ask
Rademacher about the $150,000 prom
ised him (Calles) the week before; to
aak whether the money had been re
ceived from the German ambassador.
If Rademacher had the money. I was
asked to bring it with me on my re
turn. On meeting Rademacher my first
"Have you heard about Schwiertx v
He is a fine man. isn't he?"
trouble1 about USow'was ibe I
reply. "He was recommended to me !
bv ambassador von Eckhardt. and i
I waa told to give him every assistance.
1 1 shall be held responsible. I am
I afraid. Schwiertx was here yesterday ;
l out i vmien i aiiow nun id my ouice
He went to see capt. tseckman. of tne
Glaabeck. who is a man that can be'
j beer. Schwiertx told him all about tbe
trouble you nave caused htm ana saio j
you must be an English spy. There ,
were two ot japt. pock man s oiiicers ,
some remark about an Invitation for i
i you. I am sure something la in tne
j Gets Coptafa's Confession.
I " All right. I shall go and see Capt.
1 Bee km an ; when I return I shall have ,
; something of great Importance to ten :
I you," I said. I
j Returning to hotel Alb.n I told tbe i
! proprietor that I was going on boq.rd j
i the Glaabeck, and that if 1 was at
.back oy noon he aa to have an in- j
- veetigation made, as in that case ne
, could assume that something had hap
I f Continued on page 3, column 1.)
10.100 FINNS TO
Baltic Conference Advised
Finland Will Aid Gen. .
TURN MAY BREAK
Effort io Reach Agreement
With Bolshetiiki Likely
HELS1NGFORS, Finland, Nov. 14.
(By the Associated -ress.) The
Baltic states conference at Dorpat
has been advised that Finland has
decided to aid Gen. Yadenltch with
10,004 volunteers In a new attempt
to take Petrograd within the next
This development may seri
ously interfere vrlth and perhaps
speedily bring to an eed the
efforts of the Baltic states dele
gates here to reach an agreement
with the Russian BolahevtkL
A delegate to the conference inti
mated to the correspondent that such ;
great pressure nau neen snaaemy
brought upon the conferees that it
would be impossible to attempt to
negotiate a peace with the Bolshe
vik i. Reports here are that the pres
sure came from England and France.
To Issue Statement.
An important statement explaining
the changed nosition of the confer
ence is expected to be made today by !
M. Pup, Esthoniau foreign minister. .
and Carl Paaluk and pr. Schlupss.
the leaders, respectively, of the Let- t
vian and Lithuanian delegations.
"it is possible that today will be
the last day of the conference." said
th' informant of the Associated Press
correspondent, with regard to the
changed situation. Asked as to th- 1
nature of pressure which was alleged
to have been brought to bear upon ,
the confrence. the delegates said. I
Blockade "Hsthrr erode."' ,
"Pressure can be exercised by an- j
other means than a blockade, vhich ;
hundred ways, including Tjnaacial
and economic methods."
The ililraele emaliiislnif the
assulsoa that there were astute
German treeps in Eaat riiissfa,
"They veese persattled te oc
cupy the I aliie stales."
A great change was apparent in
the demeanor of the delegates when
they emerged from last evening's
conference, which was a long one.
They appeared to be depressed and
Several of them will return to their
respective capitals today to discuss
the new situationa with their- govern
ments. No change has been made in the
plan to receive the Bolshevik repre
sentatives Monday., as It la consid
ered necessary to discuss with them
questions wholly independent of the J
suujeci ox me
WIDOW OF TOLSTOf. RUSS !
NOVELIST, REPORTED DEAD !
London. Eng.. Nor. 14. Cotfhtess
Leo Tolstoi, widow of the famous
Russian novelist, died at Yasnaya J
Polia, November 4. aceordintr to a '
dispatch to the Daily Mail from
Helsingfors, quoting the Krasnaya
Countess Tolstoi, before her mar-
riage. was Sophia Behrs. daagbter
She was married to count Tolstoi in
1SS3. The couple had 16 children.
wuni xoisioie vasanes in nis
iM&kci inc. mwui in nim to iiee irom
mj -j mi u:i oj & siinpia moae
living, were said to have been a great
strain on his wife,
When the novelist became critically
. . . . ,u w,rui
ber. 1910. he was lying in a poorly
vemiiaiea room at a smau vtnage,
SO miles, from hie estate at Yasnaya
Polia, attended by his daughter. As
be had expressed the wish that no
one seek him out, the countess sent
an urgent appeal that she be perr-
mittea to Join mm in bis self im
posed exile and hardships. The coun
tess later received a touchine letter
from the count and proceeded to the
village, but was admitted to the sick
room only the night before he died.
FAMINE LOWERS MORALE
IN RED-CONTROLED RUSSIA
Washington, IX C.. Nov. 14. Because
of the serious lack of food in Bol
shevik! controled Russia and other
economic difficulties experienced by
the soviet government, not much real
enthusiasm is felt in Moscow over the
forward movement of the Bolshevik
forces, according to advices received
today by the state department.
The dispatches said that, due to the
lack of morale in the soviet armies,
Trotsky recently ordered forces fol
lowing up Boisnevucl armies to fire
"""" ,U f
CUnned on page Si, column 7.)
'The Isle of Conquest." Norma
Talmadge and Natalie Talmadge
"The Speed Maniac" Tom Mix.
"The World and Its Woman,
Vaudeville and pictures.
"The Combat." Anita Stewart.
"The Teeth of the
I MUl E
' Tair and
Warmer," May Alli-
i Read Amusement Ads. on page 4 )
N. Y. FEDERAL JUDGE
REFUSES TO ENJOIN
MEW YORK, Nov. 14. Federal judge Learned Hand refused today
to grant mjtractiocu restraining enforcement of the Volstead prohibi
Jacob Ruppert and company, brewers, for whom Elihu Root was
counsel, sought an injunction to that sale of 2.75 percent beer might be re
sumed. Dryfoos, Pluni and company, in another proceeding, sought per
mission to remove distilled spirits from bond.
I I W DUTBREAKlSELLINGWHISKY
Laws Inadequate to Pro
tect Country From At
tacks of Radicalism.
BY DAVID LAWRENCE.
Washington. P. C, Nov. 14. Out
breaks i a the state of Washing
ton by the L W. W.'a resulting in the
death of four over-seas veterans on
armistice day have had the' effect in
the national capital of reviving dis
cussion of the legal steps that can be
taken to crush such movements in
As usual there is a tendencv to shift'
responsibility from one branch of the Wright and Taylor and the Brown
government to the other senator ' Forman companies, which received
Poindexter, of Washington, blamlnc ;th temporary injunctions, made their
the executive for supposed leniency in ;H ZJJZTilLjiu'tl
enforcing the law and the executive I "e,,"SSr4ry if the
J?-iSL.oth" ""t1?"? ," !S feSwa? SprSS court re??
concress was asked last June for
laws that would enable the govern
ment to reasb anarchists and nothing
has been done
ir tnere De one, now-t
ncertafntv which nre-
. , . " m , , I imr in eiuoirotwai Ui w a.i a.sutci k v
-.ails oxer the legal status of all leg- jja, no way been altered
islation passed for the duration of the b decisions in Rhode Island and
trar and th6 fact that the peace treaty TCawtuckv it waa officially stated at
Is yet unratified. During the war the 1 the lepartntent of justice: The gov
espisnage act. passed by congress af-1 eranaenps contention that the wzr
ter a weary struggle by the executive ta vafldit waaadiWd,, will
ciect to reaih radicals who plotted the
overthrow of our institutions-
3ue-R is an open seerei that the esS
taeaace law Is net now being enfSTOea
ana has not been virtually since the
armistice That law specifically
earned offences committed with the
intention and purpose of aiding the
enemy while the United States was at
war but none of the activities of the
radicals are now directed in favor of
Germany or any country that might
be technically construed as still a bel
ligerent. They are directed against
institutions of the United States alone.
Tbey are internet rather than Inter
national in their particular signifi
cance. Real Bezsedy Uaefclng.
So the remedy must be sought in
federal statutei- previously on tne
books, namely the sedition laws. Ac-
tual sedition That is resistance to . date on which the prohibition amend
f ederal authoritl is already covered J raent to the constitution goes into ef
:n the statutes conspiracy, for sedition feet- Until the number of states ratl-
that is a plot on tbe part of two or ) tying the amendment falls below It.
more persons to resist or attack fed-1 the department will not concern Itself
eral authority is also covered by ex- with the change In their identity,
isting lawa. But there is nothing to according to the opinion expressed by
br,de the hiatus between the two l the officials of Mr. Palmer's staff.
sets of statutes. Advocacy of sedition.;
for instance on the part ot individual
is not punishable nor is any indi
vidual attempt to stir up sedition
when started for an overt act, sedi
tion. Thus iadlvdBaIs can go np to
the point of ladling ethers but
tae government must prove com
plicity en tbe part of each Indi
vidual eaaght with ether Indi
viduals having the sasee purpose.
And the radicals have legal sklH
enengh to take advantage of such
The offence of sedition is undefined.
Attorney general Palmer appeared be
fore committees of congress as early
as June of this year, shortly after the
V. W . . , a d A a.lrA tnr l.visla-
Hon covering these points. But noth- j
ing has been done Congress has been 1
lntThre naVTasmspVnTpracUclly;j-. American prohibition
all its time on tile peace treaty" to worker and Anti-Saloon league organ
(Centlneed on page Si. eeianut 1.) Continued on psge S. column )
Of Treaty In Week Possible;
Art 10 Reservation Stands
Senate Adopts Qualification
,7 , -r- m
no UDligauon io xTBBerve lerrivoriaj. uiucgiiby ui jtu
litical Independence of Other Nations; "Wilson Said
it Would Cut Heart from League Covenant
WASHINGTON, D C, Nov. 14. Tbe
foreign relations committee
reservation to article 10 of the league
of nations covenant stood today in
tbe senate as a part of the pact tn
face of president Wilson's declaration
that it would cut the heart out of the
The reeration, which has caused
exhaustive debate in tbe senate waa
adopted late yesterday by a vote of
46 to S3 in the exact form in which it
came from the committee. Four
Democrats joined the Republicans tn
oting to adopt the reservation, while
the opposition was composed entirely
of Democrats. Tbe senate was in ad
journment today on account of the
luneral of senator Martin, at Char
,w riMtar. Plan Offered.
Thi fiirht for reservations having
i been carried to a Umax, tbe Repub
licans nreented for future action a
ffloture proposal designed to bring
final action on the question of rati
I f icatlon within a week.
I A vote on the question of clamping
AT 75 A CASE
Louisville Distillers Ignore
Wartime Law; Prose
cutions to 60 On.
Louisville. Ky. Nov. 14. Two local
distilleries sold whisky openly In
Louisville today at ti a case, regard
less of the wartime prohibition law.
The sales were resumed after the
granting of an injunction to the dis
tilleries yesterday by federal judge
Evans, restraining the government
from interfering with sale of nearly
1.000.000 gallons of "floor stock"
Evans In a decision ft is expected to
make November 20.
Palmer's Fo!tfoB VnansfeJ-
WashinKton. D. C- No.. 14. Altor-
. - !
i essaSSl. I
omeys, acting on
will nzweeed wno
itors In other com-
ffieiate differed aa to ,
the results f the lnteactlon- Some
neid'tnax. gunner tne iixe oi stw ro
straining order, there was nothing- to
prevent open sale of ail intoxicants
as covered by the order. Others did
not agree with this belief.
Amendment Set Belayed.
With regard to the effect on the
constitutional amendment by toe Ohio
referendum in overturning the legis
lature's action, the attormey- general's
vi -m M to he that action by th
Ohio electorate would not change the
Won't Interfere With
Providence Beer Sales
Providence. R. L. Nov. 14. The po
lice commission today decided to act
under the preliminary injunction
granted by federal judge Arthur
Brown sgainat enforcement of the
wartime prohibition act and to al
low the saloons to sell malt bever
ages containing not more than four
percent alcohol without interference.
tJpozi the announcement of the com
mission's decision nearly all the sa
loons opened again today.
IS BEATEN IN LONDON
London. Enff-. Nov. 14. William E.
Whereby TJ. S. Assumes
-i !.l T-l.it TJa
down a cloture on debate will dim
Saturday morning, and the Republi
can leaders say it will depend entire
ly on the Democrats wnetner tne
move rallies the necessary two thirds
to make cloture effective.
The article 1ft reservation as
adopted by the senate follows:
Text of Reservations.
"The United States assumes no ob
ligation to preserve the territorial in
tegrirv or political Independence of
any other country or to interfere
with controversies between nations
whether members of the league or not
under the provisions of article 10.
or to employ the military or naval
forces of the United States under any
article of the treaty for an purpose
unless in any particular, case the con-i-r..
which under the constitution
has the sole power to declare war or
autnorise tne employment oi uie mil
itary or naval forces of the united
States, shall by act or joint resolu
tion so provide."
lien ioc rate who voted for the reser
Gore, Reed. Smith. Oeorgla and
Proposed substitutes for and all
pronosed amendments to the reserva
tion previously were voted down.
uhmal in 'thai two
Whether Paraders Pro
voked Centralia I. W. W.'
Attack Now Issue.
Nearly 200 Red Suspects
Held in the NorlhtOest;
Union Paper Raided.
"KNTRALIA, Wash. Nov.
V (By the Associated Press.)
PreseeaUon of the Indsstriel
workers of the WM here in con
nection with the Armi.tlce day
parade shooting and deaths will
he pressed immediately, despite
testimony i-tredneed st the eere
srfi lEMtaest yesterday, C O.
Cunningham, assistant esooty at
torney, announced today.
lnnninvh.N, " u ..,i1.--...n; r tr nn
testimony a. Dr. Frank Bicltford to i
the effect that the former soldiers at- I
shots were firedl ,
Public memorial services for the '
former American soldiers killed 'by,
alleged 1. W. W. wUl be held late to-
da- under ansp.ces of the Grant
Hodge iKJBt, American Legion. All
. .. trre laembers of the post. Lieut,
urren o. trlmxn, one of the dead.
last week was elected post com
Imeress Cemmandi Shot. '
a. uoarrey, wno aescriired aim
self as a mill worker, was shot in the
shoulder early this morning as he was
drlv'ng through Cheh&lis in an auto
mobile. A former service man, act
ing as a guard, fired the shot after
Uodfrev had disregarded the com
mand to halt, repeated several times
Efforts of officers charged with the
duty of prosecuting the -6 alleged
members of the Industrial Workers
tbe World held in Jails here -tnl at
CbeheJzs, Wash., in connection ith
the shooting to death of four Aawn
can Legion members during an Ann's
tice day parade Tuesday, were rois
tered today on learning whether for-
soMioia JU ur 4Mpro'olca9
uiMk rlm&E Use ot
K to force tl&efr wmy Into the L
Testimony given last afcst at the
inquest over the four victims of the
.h.tt-. jihj ,hi. '-.,
Just after the patriotic parade was
broken up by thel. W. wTfoeiiisde,
reports were current that boveral
meuiipers or the legion had started
toward the nan usod as heaonurte:a
iy the raotcau before any ahcu were
fired. This version later was dented ;
and Investigators reporteo finding
evidence to show that the attack by
the I- VT. W. was prearranged.
Dr. Frank iekfordp Umdf a
n-nrehrr in (he oaradek testfrled
at the- txvssat that some one near
him fn the Hoc suggested a niM
h L W. W. ballp as the Use casu
to a halt at the meaner where tat
build! a; stand.. Several tek f
the Bgse.iea he deeiarrd, aiM
ae uh put hie foot aa-a-l&it the
e-r of the hall and rareed If pe.
before a saatver of lead poured la
io aad aver the atarehera.
In tha opinian of Dr. tierbert Dell
anou.er tormer aoidier, tbe firing o'
the first shots and the movement of
the legion men toward the I. v. W.
ball were as near It simultaneous at
any human acta couid be,"
invesiicauoa of the records of the
alleged radicals held is Jail continue-
io,j . several ware releasee yester
day for lack of evidence to sho w
their connection with the L W. W.
Lyaeaed Man Bniied.
The body of Ernest erett, who
wa teeUigd by a mob following the
shooting, was buried in an unmarked
grave yesterday by tour of the trsoa
ers after local undertakers iatt ue
elined to prepare it for burial
iriu i.utn one of the alleged in
dustrial Workers of the World ar
resiea here, turned state's evidence,
it was announced, and identified f ar
other L W. W. prisoners as men wLo
were in tbe radicals headquarters
when the Armistice day paraue passed
were armed and declared he "guessr-d"
they tired shots at the parade, omitn
said he himself did not shoot.
The four named by Smith were Mike
Shenan. James Mdnercey, Roy becker
and a man named .Faulker.
eariy 360 tinder Arrest.
Seattle. Wash-, Nov. It. .Nearly 200
men, suspected of being members ot
the Industrial Workers of the World
were neld in jails m various cities and
towns in tbe northwest toaay as the
r.a.. of raii-s growing out ot the
shootins at Centralia. VVasH during
when four former service men were
ai.leu and three others wounded.
In addition 26 alleged members of
in: i. w . t. were aeiu in jaiia afc lcq'
tralia and Chehalls, Wash., in con nee-
itoti i.n tne ahooting.
K. B. Aulf. editor, and George P.
Listmaa and i'rank A. Kust, mem
bers of the board of directors ef
the Seattle Union Record, are at
l.erty oa beH today followiag a
raid by federal officers upoa the
nt . . per plant, which Is otvaed
by Seattle Central Labor caaril.
' ae tarve vrere charged with vio
lation of the espionage act. la
addition, Aalt vrns charged with
criminal Heel in coaaeetton with
.ui. trial comment sssft the Cea
t rail a shooting.
After taking copies of papers and
records from the office of the Record,
tue paper wss permitted to resume
flirt nn. all,wt members of the
L W. W. were in jail at Tacoma. IS
v.. , mix n.tndv hv detail
..-w . jAnu,v -h--ifr. . m.ri-
ti- ,hir .r-
rival from a logging camp at Mia-
eral. Wash, last night,
38 Held It -taeknnff
Of 8 men arrested at Spokane, fol -
lowing the Centralia shootins.
were : eld as L W. W memoers
Three men held tn jau at uu mpis.
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onnectlon wltn tne ceiiiraiin
f?. . -I.-. ,i
(Cutis ued on page 31, eessaaa S.)
FORBIDS 60 PERCENT
RAISE, 30 HOUR WEEK
OPERATORS OF NONUNION MINES
ABOUT TO mm PARLE1
Labor Secretary Also Asserts Coal Operators' Stand Fat
Proposition Impossible; Nonunion Operators Outside
Central Competitive Field Fear Their Participates
Might be Construed as Accepting Union Principle.
WASHINGTON, D. C. Nov. 14. Demands of union miners for a
30 hour week and a 60 percent increase m wages "arc impossibilities
and ought to be eliminated at the very brgmnmg," secretary Wilson declared
today in opening the conference between imion officials and operators, called
by him to settle the differences existing at the coal industry.
"The stand pat position taken by the operators heretofore also is an
impossibility." said the secretary, rapping the table to emphasize his atter-
Admittmg that the Washirgton wage agreement shU was m force.
the secretary declared the people were
exact "the tfrhniral provisions of a bond when die additions coder which
.L I 3 J- I J 1 "
AdJ-wras TIB StJT.
After the secretary had concluded
his opening statement, the conference
adjoorneo: untu tomorrow. M-lBfn
the operators and miners will meet
Mrrately to decide whether the dis-
tricts outside of the central competi-
tie field should be admitted on
general wage agreement.
Secretary Wlieon mentioned "impos
sibilltj" of the miners' demands "in
view vt the world Industrial situa
tion. ' adding that he had called the
conference "not a imply because there
is a lajor dispute in the mining fields,
but becaose the world is still passing
tht-ougn a great crisis."
H.MUVC that their sartlciMISsa
( aeaneisei real sdaee eeiteiae of
the eeatral eesspeettve field as
menaced here today after a eon
fereaee (hat they proeabty woaM
in mrsnroea or see
r M m tatenrx in she
ad Sfimsm te begta. heee Sedsee.
The eatput at the aswdntosi sssasw
one-sixth or the nation's annual are.
The first snag tha coafareace will
run upon wiU be tha nawtlHngiv-aa at
operators outside of the competitva
field to eater into netyoflatioaa for
another nation wide atroesneat aim
Uar te the waaaiagtoa wage agree
ment' made daring the war.
That agreement, negotiated by fuel
administrator Garfield, was tbe first
to fix tbe same date for the expira
tion of contracts between operators
and miners in ail parts of the cooa
try. Opposition was expressed to
the continuance of this aTaxtgemenc.
because it gave the dnioa officials
power to call nation wide- striken. .
Weat Cater Jtecetfatfeaaa, '
Owners t outryinjc mines ware to
attend today's conference of miners
and operators, bat will not agree to
enter Into tbe negotiations, according
to r nr. r,us:!ngs, pressaeni ox tne toe snopmen s union nave agreed upon
Southwestern Interstate Coal Oper-! wage increases and changes in work-
ators' association, who presided at the! ing conditions. Tbe agreement fol-
conference of the operators. Mr. Luk- i low, largely the lines of a recent
inga said these operators favored the 'award to railway shopmen in tbe
continuance of negotiations betwen I Catted States.
the miners and the operators in the j
central competitive field, bat would i NO rMOI MLSKRS WORK
not enter the negotiatlona themselveai in OKLAHOMA. IS report
until they had an opportunity to meet UcAleater. Ok I a, Nov. 14. Not a
and caucus. uniosi coal miner in Oklahoma
Representatnes of outlying districts, working today, according to reports
from Washington to West Virginia received by J. R Wilson, commissione
and from Oklahoma to Montana t-:for the Oklahoma Coal Operators' as
tended the operators' .eeting Some ; sociation.
of the operators, feeling that they
had no further interest in the pro-1 -rue cratrtr -vrr t r-r-ceedings
here, planned to leave far 1 fit orlVC. Uf Lit C.
their homes toalght or A FITCKFWUi.
Three Ueautterlied StrBne. -How do you like that cigar I gave
Charleston W Va. Nov It you. old man? For S bands ott
Three unauthorised strikes were pre- tcat brand they give you a era mo
venting miners from returning to phone."
work in ten coal mines tn tne nana-
, wha field todav.
Mere teas gee miners In the
Utile Teal River etstriet were
When Woman Nearly Embraces Jury
And Must Be Kicked Out, It's Bad,
Asserts Judge In Pan-Motor Case
' CHICAGO. Hi . Nov. 14 Charges of
, 1 atteInpts to influence the jury and
. 1,1 ' ' -1
the defendants and the lawyers in the
. caae w,re made today at the trial of
i S. c. Pandolfo and 13 other officials
I of the Pan Motor company, accused of
! using the malls to defrsud.
"When a woman all but embraces
the Jury and has to be kicked oat of
- the case, the matter is a serious one
for the men who sent her and for the
i counsel connected with the men.r said
j opn tell yea. gentle aim, effects
I have beea asade te engraft tbtaga
! in this ease taat weeiU have ts
j graced the eM aerth sMe state
criminal cevrt. ,
"Reports continue to come to me
from the homes of jurors that persons
representing themselves as federal
, agents 3till continue
i jurors' families.
Jareee Hoases Visited.
"Richard H. Lee. counsel for the
Assocated Advertising Clubs of the
l woria, ia uirecung tois prosecuiioci.
1 said Panooixo. neaa ot tne ran siotor
' company I Know notntng oi tne
, 1 l6,t-.0. S'J ttadewed eve, I
, rt--. f.r fi
.,-, tL.i - ram,,1
Augustus Thummei. a weaitny
: farmer of ParnelU Mo., told of a mys- (
, terlous stranger, win said he waa a
' postal inspector, who had visited blm-
soy locks and did not want to
MatM t be
mcmlawt their leadeva, tlealw mix
bsIbm antf. aecordtac to the re.
pe-rt pae-pewttBg ether miners
Mil burn and Ramadge miners
to stay away from the mines until a
new wage agreement had been sigsro
From other districts reports reache i
the Kanawha association that newt-re
slowly returning to work an 3
approximately 50 percent of the un.o.i
mines were to operation.
The (nt step yswartl a rwad
p of radical agitate la the
aartheva vet trst-e eeal flelda
was talu-M tv-atty vrhea devert
aaeat ef Jasttoe agesrs. awdeted
Ivy state aatherltfes. Invade-sl xhe
a reault of .activity of za4icaia.
autTianHsa say, many coal miners
av falaan te ratora to work, and
wane Unite Mine Workers' officials
have rvanmred taey wars "able to
onednjl hs) altaatloa, state execueves
and coal operators said they feared
troub unless the propaganda was
curbed at once.
XAXSAS WMERS' LOCALS
DECIDE TO REMAIN OUT
Pittsburg. Kane, Nov. It Local
unions- of the coal miners of Kansas
have begun adopting resolutions an
nounctng the determination cf the
men not to return to their work m
the mines tin til a settlement of th.
aeasaads has been made. August
Dorchy. district vie. president of the
miners, said this morning-
AGREE ON WAGE INCREASE
FOR CANADIAN SHOPMEN
Montreal. Quebec Nov. 14. After
negotiating since Hay 1, the Canadian
railway arbitration board and the
: representatives of 3S.0O0 members of
i -yon don't say! If I smoked
I of those cigars I wouldn't want
xramocmone: rd want a harp " Lon
The witness said the man ga e t.ks
names of Maria or Xarlin.
W. J. Xarlae and other postal tn.
specters engaged in the case stood ut,
but the witness said neither of them
was the man who visited him.
Witnesses testified Thursday that
they were satisfied with the profits
which S. C Psndolfo. president and
fiscal agent, made for himself. THe
had bought stock.
PnoJoWo dashes With Court.
I by the court but denied ever having
i visited Missouri in connection with
! the case.
I beiteve these secret activities are
; inspired by enemies of the Pan Mo-
' cur ceoiiwi, iijius w w.:il,li-u vu.
case." said attorney George Peaks.
. representing the defendants
j "Pes. but when a defendant htres
. a woman to follow the jury, as !aap-
pened recently, you cannot blame the
i court for being suspicious," said
At this point S. C. Pandolfo arose
I to accuse the Associated Advertising
Clubs of the World of directing tbe
prosecution of the company
-fjo, sit down, said juage LAnais.
I addressing Pandolfo.
i -The charge is untrue:" explained
j attorney Kusn tor tne sovernmenu
t -ic is true,
-Th- proved i lifssilsa or w
, Tae El Pe Heraht Is nearly
v "-r i.st
twice that ot aa. ether El
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