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10 Per Cent of Nation's Coal Huge Supply Is To Be Maintained for Emergency Early Revision of Coke Prices Forecast Western Fuel Operators Appeal for Full Car Sup? ply in Shortage WASHINGTON, Nov .',. An order i.quisitioiir.g for tbe government 10 ? tha output of virtaall*/ every coal mine in the country will be iaaead by thfl f**l ftdmir.istration prob? ably to-morrow. The c(>al will be dis tributed by the governr.icnt to meet '?merger.cy n-quiremciits wherever they may arise. ( onsumption is keeping pace so closely with production that many parts of the country are fecling the pinch of a coal shortage. lnduntries -.al to the public welfare in many cities face the prospect of elosing down and thousands a! householders have found it impossible to T'Urchase a win ?>lrpl\ of fuel. (.overnment Pile Best The fuel admimstration has met the situation as b*flt lt e*ald bj ordering individual mines to supply i-m.-rp, ncv needs. but it has been dirided that a 4-overnment pile of "spot coal" will best B*Tv* the purpose. (Iperators arill be direrted to trim contract* (-enerally to furnish the 11 per cent desired. It :- likely that instructions will aceom rany the order dincting producers to redure fir-t thfl 4(>rtr:,c,,s of eOBCflrBI ivhone output is not roquired either ?'.?r \4T,r purpOflfll or for dorm-stie I*** nuiren. Within a ahort t.rrn *he fuel admin-: ? n will clHssify all Indaatriflfl in r importance and will applifld with ciaal - r elaaalileatioB. Es indaatriei aad householdera ,-ider the heading "A" ?md others will bfl rat. d as in the opin? ion of thfl government they should be i inpplicd An early reviaion of roke pric.-s was ?'orecast to-day. when Warren S. Blau -eit, of Detroit, waa named a-^ r spocV, ? ,rt to Fael Adaaiaiatrator G*f in charge of eoha C*h* ' n the steel price agreement. ma.le recently by Btflfll pr*V r the War In.lustrie* Board. ? stration has reeeived ? rom tha F.-U-ral Trade C*BBB eatimatea on thfl eoat of produeng fuel I will -mrounee th< mensure of control it will a* -?nie 04 ?r oil production and distribu ? \-k Full Car Supply Mflraten of < olorado, Wyom iay preseraed to the th< War Indna-, tries Board h rflqaeat for a full car thoafl states to meet urgenl fu both ??or .,,. | doaiflfltic BM in the ntermourt. ?ka Ifl OtVfOB, Washington, !a, Idaho, T'tah, New U yoming and Colorado, the oporaton told 'he committee. have :'alleii to the dangi-r poiat, while mine. I tho*. ?m 40 to 50 oer e*i ' '??" eapac '?-, Me** i ot an in adequate car sup Grocers Hang Up "No Sugar" Signs Forty Complaints for Over charging Presented to the City Bureau Tn* Riigar situation In New York '. -ok a turn for the worse yester? day. With the fa-.rest poflflibtfl Hi?Tibu ? on of wha" ? .-ar remsins. gro ery stores all over the city had to put up sign* Btal Bg -ha: thfl? had none for sale. Numerous reports of price laiaiag wen r**ei**d bj th* Complaint Bureau of the City Market I'orrmis -;on. Homt groeer* were ckiarj-e 1 with ?--?riding a* mueh tata a -oun'i ? price i com ?artment* of tfl re I.a- thfl 100,000 ? cane crop, ' . Ihe Amer? ican ' omp-any, would iot be forthcoi ' ? ? >! irrams raehangod botwocfl R h. Mi!l mg, ehairrnan 11 e of ? rl D. I ?'i- food Laoviaia%aa ? | ght ta be ? ? . aaa lo M i : Bothoi ? of can. ' flflVflt, - ?Vt- -learly two aehi afljfl i n waaad ? eon ?na It .- ? ? rl ',/eaaie ard ! who d*Ma un ur ? 1100, ? ? *, lt wa* n?.': Hearst in A Mask at Washingion < ,.nl inuril frntti |i.i?;e I tempta .??? tha Adminiatration m the c'ind lel upon ? Rela tior* to ur in, and did bo! ? ? ? ? '??????'? i ' Follatte m to hia country long before the to io!l into tha Benate di manding hia < lt danonnced Ri other - ? -. . topped al country in their long-drawn-oul opposition to Hoover aad tha fot d eoatrol t>il! Advent of Hearat'a Man Briabane ' i 'hange! On the 26th of May M nounceil that ha had sold 'The Times" to Ar.-hur Briabane, ???' o proti it< .1 too muchi tha? ha had boaghl the paper aolfl pre; ? Neverthelcss.it beenme B Hearst paper, as thoroughly C tie Bfl "The Vurk American" nr "Jofl There araa I >'-:>l toady Ism to H. . enthoalaatic indorsement of all thnt Hearst stands for, tha same fake newa ateriea, which have been so merellflBBiT dflflcrihed ifll formeT laBUOl of Tha Tribune, nnd the same anbtla aprcadiag of disloyal . nsibly patriotic pabu lum. The Biiflbaae editorlali appearing m "The Times" arara those eomai the other Hearal paper*, bni H?arst ? as tha advantage of* bfling flhlfl to quote in his own praise. ns arafl re cently done tn pa~*e adrflrtiflflmentfl publiahad m thi New Vork papei - from a supposedly d and Independent paper. arith a fairly rable record, aamflly, "Th- Waah ington Times." Tha fact th.it Brli bane wrote thfl flattering euloffiBBH was characteristiculiy aopprt Then David Lawrence Of "The Evening Poat" Among the reatun * of "1 undtr its new regime, was the publlca tioa, by ai "Thfl Now York Evening Poat," ot Darid Laar 1( aet '? "Va . ? tta bi ?'? l Bfl rence eoati d editoriala to "The Times." Toun | I ? had Biadl ar. i-ir ". kble rt pat paper man. and bia frienda ??? ri gretted hia boiag thus broaghl within the malign cirela ot thi Hearal inrtu er.ee. Hr saw Hnsbiine constantly, who knows how to flutter a man, dis cuBsed ma'.'. ejr with him, nnd the real aigniflcanca of his donbla re lation to hifl two employers haa heen his success in putting over thi bane view* in his correspondence with ihe amiaeBtly raapoetable "I'ost." an<i thereby influencing thi editorial poiicy of that paper through its eonfid. ita Washington eorreapendent. -\nd it : DflTld I.awronce whom Briabane has through tha colurai "The Poat to it fluence the friend ' Pre ident Wilson among New York voters to bellflva thal there ia bo Isaoa of patriotiam Involved ir. 'he tnayoralty campaign and that the Adminis' ia ladltfarenl if nol hostile to the elec t.fin af Mayor Mitchel. Of which morfl anon. The Change* Talte Place While You Look Just to show tha difft : timei nnd the Bear, take the at titnde of the formor and tha latter ... for Democracy and Terms of I'eiie.-," the ? ? ronfer i ? ? b> Mon - Hillqi / "The W'-lingtcv Tvmea," May 9, 1917 "I"> . the De? partment of Jii ' this meeting are carried out, The eonference ? arrivfll of ? nen1 Bnd cofiperal on "traerieaa Bi e already done their feeb ? bt al to nallify. I4" il tn re n ?l '? rhich thi* - 'o adopl a- ? ar.d tha delleacy of oui rela ? ... ? s of America might bfl Ieft alone for the aahfl ^f ,v- healthj roaetioi would ondoubtedly folloar troasonabla Btteraaeea. Under tht -y "hould nol ba Ieft j - and If they are rdom through impnsonmeni , ? added bj the ea, irhilfl I ?r.- kept li eommui l< ado t< I of tl a/hflB th , ? aet conferenee ara barrt I i (,,,: an ? arfld unwelcome in Pargo, H. D., and ejectod from Hud ,,.- 'A i.. .* propoaed to mael Ib Wash ington It arafl dult art .] rapital BBd onpoaition tfl itfl in a David Lawrence i ? Septam ber l: "Toleranr* and M-lf-revt ralat nre the rlrtvefl ol ? a^aaocracy, The pes ple ol thia <ity hava bb <>Pi>or tunlty tt. deaaoafltrate the ftbaardity ef the fheorv tha- \iijcri<a is being I'ruasUnizetl. Llatflfl tfl what the People'a Ctmaeil haa t<> aaj aad tell them whether jrofl agrofl <ir dlaagt-ee. The men and women who cflflBflaflflfl lt, vahn believe Ib eeoaomic freedom after the war. or a xtatement ol Aaaoiicaa p**avce terms in expllcil language, <.r lh? n peal al Ihe an? Bcriptlon law. oi aa earlj ending t>f tha war Itaelf, an reaarleatioaa in their bfllieffl. ' ries of "l.irman mone-a" hflVfl gOflM up. hut Bfl one has im r prOVCd ? eunnet tinn. real or .iijparent. between this flrgflalxa tion antl nn\ l.ernian funds or influ enre." Progeaa in th*' Subtletie. Di*loyalty "Tl - , othflt Hearal pa pei arfl'fl ? ngton ?I La Pollette' i speech ? ? Bfl by ? ed l.a ?\ \ Eflll l BE1 i l BEN iTOR ".-w,me netanpup.-r , mi .ui dcrstnnd Senator Niinie, .-ml BlfllBtOI BlOBfl aalaaadflTVlaada *,,?,. newapapera, Hut the rmtloii is lortimati 111 h.iamg him m th,- Be-aate. "lf all the Henatora agreod <>n e? era thintr BBd et,r\h?.d\ in power aaid 'All la Mffoart,1 thal h?hM NO'I he ,t /i,iu| Ihmi/ (or ihe little |n?jple. ' Men likfl - Imii t,l Mia .. ?n I i I -.1 . ? Um t ,..,ii., | runt .Sorlh Dalatjla, ?r< jjii|hji l.mi l.nau.e Aint lt a Grand and Glorious Feelinr By BRIGCVS the*. do get up once in a while and M*r 'No, e4er> thing i* NOT perfect. aaa 1*11 tell pa* why.' "Soiratis c.illed himself a gadfl.'. Ile -tunu the pt-ople and made them think. "Mr. Stone in a g-ndfl- . Health. lonf* life nnd more pow 4"- to him?even lf w?. do dKagree with him sometimes. "He make* the other Senator-. think and give reasons." Hear?t'? and Bri?bane'? Einperor Wilhelm of cour-.e. Briabane want* a lierman ard Hearst is the grent peaee maker. ?* aritneaaoa the following from ?T; i Timea" of Augu*t Bi Forces For and Against Peace The Mo-t Pnwerful and Effective, Pcace Worker in This Country Ifl W, K. Hearat. Ihe world wants PEACE, lt is more important than virtorj,. more important than Inereased lerritnry fur one nation, humiliation for an n'her. ?ire Wfl to ha>e a peace thal will .an- millions of mothers Irom broken hearts and Bllllteau of "*4MBg men from death or deformitv? Or are we to lontiime reading the Ufltfl of killed aml wounded for one or two a>r five or len fCatW, while goveraateal in*i-4t* bbob |aal the peai <? thil il demand,-. with exartly deAned humiliation for Ihe (ierman ruling lamiK ? Giv? the t.ermans peace and we believe thal the (ierman people will j-ladK restore \l*are and I orraine to France, as indemnit-, for the war thal arafl fflflTBd upon France, and make full re-toral lOB to lielgium. whirh is all that the UllCfl -hoiild Mk. To Briabane, the Ka er . ritn tne reapeet, "Emperor WilHara," who ii r''-'' o* bb ?' - U?i ander marehing to the eoaqna I of oar , Ra ii la; Tl r Thu**, ?>"?" '?''??? Kmperor William. with hi* I'ru* sian phalanv hi* devoted tr.aops from all (.crmani. hlr> \ust rian-Hul gariflfl allies obedient tn hi* will. re ralla. Bfl be approarhee Raflflla. 'be GreeB Me.ander enterinir Perflifl. Me i-- beloved with faaatic aaTeetlaa h\ his pi-ople. who hclie\e tbat he has made their pro*perit>. their na? tion. and will fivfl Ihem their aalia tion. No! eontei I witl I Kaiaer Briflbaa* ealmly propoaea that oar .-.::-.. Raaaia, I - be Pw jjan ..... i. tael : /1 , rtaia*, Julg 9, 1917 \nanh\ ralflfl m Raflfll*. BB**** bod;. mu*t do nomcthing. The na'ural BOiebod) il G?f? man>. riifht B**1 door Io RaMla, ""? Jiipihi is next door to < hina. When Ihe dust B*ttlefl, Ihlfl w ar is mir. and r:irl of the bitter hitred l-one, the 4 ivili/.ilion "f W.st.rn Eil rope flaaj be eefl patefal to Ger* m; n\ If th<- war fini'-. <?' mIBB1 "ith enoagh "trenk'th left ti, Badertake the polleiai and ihe mr.intaining of order ln Raflflia?-derelapiBg the re ?oarcea there aad Biaalag ? few billlom of ruhlcs in the prorosn." Claaiic Example* Of Editorial Camouflat-e |n ndditioa ?<? I ? ?? tjrpieal Briabane ? . * feature has b< ? n added to "Th.- Tii column of -rapl ' ' f thi day. full opportBB ty for tha readfli and j.erhap- ? giving him firai olda-faahioned patriotic dope and then ;.,; him ? daae oi poiaoa n form of adi Ing thii ii la eap l Ahat fi h< from ? ? . aad. 1 are are ta ' ? ? Eng Augo \* wa enter u|>a>n the fourth >e.r of tbe war thal th?\ wi-rr to win in ?ll m-ila, thi- (.a-rrn.-in* BB?Bffl thal thi. h.iM ahlfted 1 hair "inlm-i hale from Raglaad to \merira." "(,ott strafe \merira'" ls n.w the GeraWB <r\, but (,ott won't ** nn> thlB* of Ihe kind. Ilow iuaii4 blllioaa do ?e wan> to spend, ho? mans nn 11 do ar ?nnt tfl kill. in ouler Ifl K't nol onh Ihe pOBCfl that would ?.ilisf\ IS, bai Ihe Beaefl thal would s.iiisfi i.nirl.iml ? nd th,- uther Aill**? V. ln, h is Ihfl dorninaf ing uiiir 111 ilie p, .1 1 m,\ lag flflefltlaa; I* it the I ',l< ? "f \ 1 . , , fl' ih |s ||,,H oa-. lag Ih. 1.a 1! aapplylni Ih. food aad ? ii.i n .ad al ? ,' oa 1 .' Ih il Ihe aialrr of EngUnd, nol always renowned for her unt.rllish netsa? In 'aet, Hnsbane arill not admit that we have any allies In this war. That theory excuse? him from the ehfllgfl flf bringing aid nnd comfoit to th" ,-iieni. hv attaeking Hear him: Oeteher S, f#J7 Vou aill nhserve that all lirltixh ofllcial statement* speuk of "the Al? lies and America." The) do not In? clude America among the Vlllen, for the good reaiaon lhat America is Bfl*1 one flf our Allle*. Fvery mention of the fact we are lending money to 'he A'lie* pains the heart of Briabane almofll as much as it does that of 'he Kaiser. It, would not have been flriae for him to SUggl ' as Hearst did in the flrst, Liherty Loan ? ampaign, that ara should buy a bond tfl heip Fngland, bul the following par ajfraphs were at IflBfll ? gOfld introduc tion to the serond campaign, in whirh Bnshsne was m?st intenaelj patl l uguai 7 Ail the mflmhen <??? 'he Ruaaian eom mission are home, aad talking frflflly, What. we irondflr, did they bi Fncle Sam for the flBpenflfl of fheir trip. which wa* perhaps one hundred thousand dollari and for '.he littlfl pre limir.ary %\f' to Ruaaifl, ? hundred million dollara* 4 %guai ..i C?ne hundred millions more ffl Russian revolution frotfl the United State* Treasury. It paya to ba a Ruaaian revolul How much of tha money actually goefl an far as Russia? Hou bills here in the Init. Who aigns the order ,: at paya thoae li |t Kerensky, I It 1 l ni/'i. U 8 have lei.t ,,, the Allll much aa the amount of our national debt before this w?r began about two thouaand millioni and ara are going soon to lend them four more billiona. This 'Ve iend nur alliflfl tfl help in thr came of murder aaough money to build the I . .. 'en times enough to g natioi thfl govern manl owned railroad syateno that it Bflfldfl, enough to drain our iwamps. ir rigate our deserta, maka bomea for nsill mn i of pt | ? Septembar " Thus f.-.r are hav? laal ta "'.ir al iei two billioBfl t-a. r. hundred nnd s:\ty li] millioni four hundred thouaand l-.ilar 12,260,400,1. A gOOd deal ..f money, but no Americari <:rutli:e.s a cent of il W.. ln-lit \ ? ;? arell b ?? Put, arhal i l < l,' of mon ?.. l auppoae anything bul whoiesale nur dflr. hfltred And determinfltlon ta flria in batl B C dl a"- fl this <um frimi nur national pocket" The Kind of Peace a Briabane Wanta While advocating ? Garman ?? I tantly warnini ? ? an English pee.ee, nsinuating thal ara ara nghtiag raerely I nd to keep the German eoloi iei ihe ha* taken BOaSCaaiOfl nf Hv v..iy of ii f.-w examplt".: Auguai 19 We thall probably BaVC lo wait un * *I Knclantl tollfl ti* <>n w aal terms she will eonaenl to peace. The I'nited BtatM win be glad t" tat the ne*-. and will hope thal the leun- will he surh as l.ert ana wili .iirtpl bflforc l.ajhtlnK te the last man and tiie la*f marla?whirh mlghl Bfleafl Un or three years more nf war. Auguai lt i.? one thiag tfl make the world safe for democracy. It i* a diTerent tliinij to make the l.ermnn . ?,l<>.1 i'?-? nf \trna sale l,.r Knt,'lan<l nnd the Paeifff islands nf (.crin.iny sale fur Japan. Septembt r i "Bclgiem ta he era*ruatcal, reheiU snd inilemnilied. with mnney that Eaglaaai wtii pat f,,r Getflflaa r??l nnies." Vllek'ed l.ernian pcuce terms. Not a had idea. i'.nirland wants rHOSI coioai**, aa) eolaatefl, Ml. roloal**. lt ll I natuia' want. and all riirhf 11 rarricd out wi**ljr. BBS* innd Bianagn k*( ral*ai*fl better than anv other natioa. Vobad} would ohiiTt to her gtHtiag the (.eriiian i-ol ?aUefl b) punhasi?altboa**h man. in this caaatrj would ohjaci, if eaa* viacad that Uaericaafl mu-t |* on fightiiii* B*d spimdinR billiuns for several \ears to rompel (iermanj to ghr the lolomes io England for Bothlag. Septi wtbi t f "Keprasentative Moore. of Pennayl vania. sa\s: 'I am nol thoroughly *af islied that every dollar going out laiflaalag t?, the \iiie-i. *->i11 rome baek!' laaflCflBl Mr. Moorel He thinks it just possihle that some of Ihe hundred mlllions that went out of the I aitfld State* nia> stay out. I think it just ab.oiutelv rertain. Howevor, whal does it matter whether we shool moiiev at l,ermany in the shape of hullets. for which our pa? triotic iimmunition makers charge doiible. or lend monev Io Europe to be apeal Ib war honestl)? It Is our ?-r, and wr are going tfl pay for it." Another favorite form of attack ii ?lon that thfl food control n!i-.': tn-nr-!it of <"jr fllliei and al tha expenaa of the itarving peo? ple of the I'nited Statei Mui "Timea1 I properly denounced Reefll, of 'J aouri, ? - i oppo ;i*ion to the food control bill. Briabane'i "Times" liulv praiaei hiai: "Heaalai Reed aaya <>.' Hoover: "l am willing to ha/ard whr.teaor repu l.ition I have for judgment that this fiKid adflrialatratlo* will be raa bv thi* geatleauu [ttuutut) who lived in Eaglaad all his life, wbaofl haaB* and WBMMfl home are in Knjrlaiid. whom baaineaa aaaoeiatara .'re Baa. Il.hiaea, IN THE INTEREST OF i M.l Wll.' What of il? We went into lh? ?ar laifljef) in the intereM of Eaglaad aad oalj when it baca*M ?pparcal that in ihe aaaaaariae Cer inanv had i wiapon lhat bv starving Eaglaad mlghl beal th*. \llie*. v little more an\letv ab-nit low prices for ordinarv \ineriran rlti/ens flrwald ha- wiliollie, but we are in tb 1 *a war and w ( h.ne gol ta help Eaglaad gi't out." Septembi >? tS " I ? n c-rnl? a paiund for bread in thfl I nilrd States. I'our BBd a half i-i-nls fl noaad for briad in Eagtand, BBd 'he bread lhat thfl Engiiflh Bfll is made of \mcriiiti a ln at and \nuri can flour carried BCTMfl Ihe oiean ,'roin this rountry. Mi*repre?enting Wil?on In New York l- - on ? . black b lekgrouod of ??? th< l nit.d Statea Ib timr ? thal your,-.' David I i i ? ? ,-. nl n hia inter. itiag letter - lal nffaira lt is from ?h Briabane that Laawn ? New York I ning I'-'-.." Of . Briaban.'a ',? ? ;. ,.-;:, i a Ited Ifl the Mayora New York. It lni< i ina to anp poi ? thi eqaential Bennett. ll has looked \v:th favor upon the proba m ii t tha polls , ? red Hea ral a * "Edeeal ing Tammai Oi nerahip" in an editorial witb thal headline. Natu Lawrenea aenda his letter to " publiahed in "11 Poat' and ? :,.-,| ifl ita a icr -d edi tonnl i ning the a" ? of the Waahingtofl Adn ard Ifitcl cy. Here ia thi impoi tanl .... "Thi idi ' ration sees no na triol ??'? ??'! and will ki"-p ,.ir i '.. ri i ""." eireu under wh ch the Pre iid< nl and ' be v ? ? might I ve become ? on had New Vork auel a < - , Maj or Thon :> on, where the loj iltj ar d ? Ii of it. from the viewpoint of tha Ad are thfl N'-w- York tan*, Bfl abored ai loma of the ef Election Returns No i->rttrr place to f-ct thr-m thnn from thr vrren in front *?t thr I ril.iinr BuflaJing. M.ishrrl a* th'-y arr taken off thr wnr, with un Uaual motion pirturrs anrJ slirlr* tif cutrenl nrws ryrnts shown hrtwrr-n nirss.iLrr" ____*s_-ri ?ttTItc irvilHUic-?^ may have been to drag it in, i ,, ,,.,,- ir thi guvcrnmetlt feeis that 'or Hillquit la a ? ote for pacinam and pro-Garmaniam, though nn doubt many retfll tna*. Nii nni- VOtfl for Hylan ij .? vote for Garaaany, though no doubt many German lympath arill vnte for him. Ha oaa here be . afl?aaarily that a vote for Mitchel is a vnte for war. The Ad miaiatratton ia diapoaed to consider that the iaaue ;s good government or bad gnvernment. and nothing more. And iBflrt -''' much being -niil about bocflUfla with AdmiaiatratloB follui, apeakiag in political parlanca and thinking Ib political terms, it is difficult to se wh'ch is the more d:f*i cult f.i r->rg:v.. Mayor Mitchel's aaaive intimaey "ith (ieneral Wood. Rooaevelt, Hughes and the ?Anything to Meat WilaOfl Club' Ot tiie' flagran' cutting of Wilson by Tammanj ob IbbI Klection Day in Vork Cltg." Could the President Be Indiff-rent? |: ma) he very well that President n, mindful of the unfortunate attempta of formor Prealdanta tfl med dl? in New Vork City eampaigna, has ed that he would kflflp i'.ands otT It may ev.-n be possible that some r polltieifln, quouble aa tiie usual "high authority,*1 has e:; pressed roaeatmcal at Mitchel's non partiaan attitude during the last I'res idential eampaign. lt would be just .11 fact, has bflflfl easy to se cir. expressions from "high authority" deprecating tha I.awrence miarepre tentation nf tha Admiaiatratloa'a atti? tude. Hut only tha mofll gulllbla could i,,. deecivfld in thfl tirst place. Here ob thfl one hand is (lylan. a Hear-f-Murphy candidate. to begin with. Everybody arith <i-r.?i' enough to eoma in oul of the rain knuv.;- that the President haa refueed to have any ? . - arith either Murphv ar Hearst. Since he tirst beeama a eaadidata for th. Preaidency Woodrow Wilaon'a at? titude toward Tammatr. Hall has been itentlj 'hat tha onlj way to man age Tnmr.iar.y was to defy t. Tn eiv nothing of Hylan'* shady flnar.nal rec? ord nnd his pro-German proclivitie.s. it would be en.ough for the President to know :ha' Hylan was the choic- of Murphv and of Hearst. On the other hand. there is Hillquit, ?-.-. njt of ahundant wealth, to buj even one Liberty bond or to do ng to a doptfld country in 'he arinning of the war. and urging his oarn slflction as a means of showmg the arorld thal '!..? country is not backing immandcr ia chief of tha army antt navy in the effeetivc pro-ecution nf the war. Is it nol rflfllly infamous to repre sent the PreflidflBt and his Administra tlofl aa indiffflreBl to the issues at this contest in fhe greatest American city, and to pul that indilference upon the ,iw plane of arard polltica, aamely, tha Adminiatration is diapoaed ta "get even" arith Mitchel nn aceouni of his friendahip for Rooaevalt and Gen? eral Wood? H. arst eould uot have put that over. either eould Bnshane ha~e dona t Tha plty la thal David I.awrence did. Miners to Decide if 35,000 Shall Strike KANSAS CITY, Noa I Whether thfl 0 coal miaera of tha aouthweatflra et, wim-h includea Mi-sou-i. Knn .i . Oklflhoma and Arkansas. ha ! go out on ? general -frike depondi upon tha decision of a convention of miners of the district, to bfl heid in Kansas ?? bflfl 12, aeoordiag tfl A ? > ander M. Howat, president of tha Kan iiatriet, United Mme Workera of America rhe eall foi thfl convention .- aei I oul no"**, Mr Hoasal rp..:i hifl arrival here to-daj ... arhera ha and other ofl cialfl of the nnion of tha southweatern had been in eonferonce with . of tha Federal Puel Adniini, tratl "i. Mr Hearal sent telegraphic ln tiona t . tha itriking aaimra of the Kansas distriel ta return to uork im mad Btelj and abide l>v tha deeiaion of the convention. About U per eaat of thfl 14,000 miners of th.. Kflnaaa dis? trict were nut. h. sam Bfl has heen in? formed, llu eonvention here arlll na.s.s Aaal judgment upon tha <> ealled automatic atrilie penalty cause. arhich lontinuea to t"- tha chief obataela la tha wa> nf an amieahla agraomaat, Mr Hewal aa plained i EXINGTON, Kv, Nee. i la^teaflea B*roraging 11.40 a day Lava heen granted to amployei in Keataeky ami West \'ir ..i i he ' '? i. i ..ai <!om pany, the largaal employei of labor in ? , ent ban to daj The incieu** ia elfectivc frnm Nnvember 1. Auto Tumbles Into Shipyard; 2 Boats Burned Crashes Over 70-Foot Bank on Riverside Drive at I 53d Street Woman Killed as Truck Runs Wild Three-Ton Vehicle Breaks Through Store Window in Clinton Street Two Hutomobiles ran wild through N'ew York's streets yesterday. One, a three-ton truck, chargcd upon the side waik in front of Iti Clinton Street, killed a woman not yet identified, in jur-d another and also hurt a man and a boy. The other. B touring car, owned l,y Charlea W*ls*y, af 8Tf. Ehr*r*14a Prive. tor* through the guard rail ot the drive at 15*** Street, and dropped ??-.? f??t tfl ? shipyard. where it caught tire. Mr. Walscy's rhauffcur. Albert H!,tsch, drove the machine to the ll.vera Garage. at 621 West llSd Street, vesterday evening. and halted his car on the steep incline that leads down tfl the drive. He had set his brakes, but the car AM**** nnd picked up oeed ai it started down. It flaahfld across the drive. by pure luck n.i-ing the streams of automo bilfll speeding up and down town. juiiiped up upon the lidewalll and burst through a rWe-f**t hic'i iron fcBC*. Turns a Somersault It turned a complete somersault in the air and landed with a tremendou* crash in the shipyard of the t'obweb Yacht Club. A second later, the *?***? lerie tank burst into flames. Two of the motor boatu, hauled out 'ur thfl winter, took tire before the en ginefl arriveii. These were forced to drop th*lr bflflfl from thfl drive, and ?ut r*aa is a**r* aalasa by the ?.me the water wa* turned on. The car and two of the boats were total toflflfl*. Two other craft were badly damaged. Louis C.eller, of 62 Band BtTflflt, was driving a truck along Clinton Street last night when the machine skidded against the curb. throwmg him from his seat. i*hfl big truck then rolled up on the -4iit and bore down upon Frank Koptol, fortv-tive. of .141 Cherry Btreet, and laay Stadler. live. of 188 Hroome Street. The b*| UO* struck only ,i glancing blow and 'hrown to one side, but the truck hit Koptel squarely. The man WM lifted from his feet and hurled head first like an aenal tor? pedo through the opefi door of Daniel ? Shoe Store. ISf Clinton Street. He hit Mrs. Daniel in the back and carried her into a corner with him. In th* mean time the truck had crashed into the store's show wiadow, where a young woman stood looking at the displav- She was cru-'hed. Police reserves held back the crowd while the woman was extricated. She wore a blue suit and sue.ie ihOaM. She W*l rushed to Gouverneur Hospital, where ihe died a half hour later. Ambulance surgeons also treated Isap and Mrs. l>anieK who were badly bat.te-edl Koptel was taken to the hos? pital with cuts and bruises. Racer Dies Under Car John E. Steurwald Cruahed to Death ORANGE, S'. J. Hut. o. John E. Steurwalai, thfl automobile rtcer. waa found erushed to death under his own automobile late to-night near l.iving ston. II" was th-.rty-mne years old, aml lived in 180th Street, N'ew York City. ^ Btearwald was driving alone in th'e car at the time of the aceident. and no one could tell just what had happened News in Brief Jamr- Harr, three yr.ra olrl. Ot Mi'l...?n. V J.. look a rev.lver he rad faMBl *o the !?ft of i 'a 1 ..! ex;.T..aed it. vaml* hl* -rotttfl brother- i.nd *IMer* cluatered ? bout II.- pulled tbe trigier and the bul et ***'** hia heia.i thnr-4th the '>?? He died *hile be inif carried tfl m phy-ieian. T-Ruy I r'ond," the reehri'tened German 0 C-| whi.-h did *aa* .-?'?s-ti-.-e work for . i?,--.,i?, u txring laaaevad iroaa tha aheep paature in Ontral Park *n-l returii.il in three aection*. h? lt rnme, U, the pi-r *t H2d Street and th? N'.rth Kiver. It* flnal rostinic place tviH be made known later. A dog believed to l>a- urnVt?sl with rahie* badly maiiirled the tflfl-i "f Marion Monta-ad rk?.| tv*n-v--ix. and Ale-aniier Berirer aod Vldln MonUtaVl <rvrn and *la year* oW, re \i! uere taker. to the Williama leiri: Hoatpital, and th.- doB ?M *e-u Ut the Department of Health for examination. Thon-.a* Paine. of Bal-rtdara. N, J . e-alav brataaa" hi- 101*1 Mrthd H<- -ea'!* a na?? nv , - r-i<r. 'tny .* to ba aea-n Ifl hi* p?w at ?he EplaKOpal rhureh every Sunday and s-reat ly enjoy* a smoke Whilfl heMin- no trafti- at Kitrhth Aven-i. ard Y ? rtietb Itreet to permit arhool children t.i pa* , i'nt '.iln-nr, Thomas Mi-Mahon, a>"<?d thlrty-four, of Ml Weat Kiftie'h Srreet. %a ?a knnekeii ilown by a rar. .fvetviitr a frai-Uira nf the ?ku!l Th" motiirman, Samur! Sir,,t ken. va a.-, arrestavl. A --ibaav trni1 killeii Mrs ('atherir* M Crnne. nvr,\ enrhty, of ,r'.( West Klnety. *a**rentn Street, in Grand Ce-itrnl atatioa. .She ia auppoaas) Ifl have f-.C.'.rr. from Ihe ex treme no-'hern end "f th? : laltfofai The iT'ltlret of the Ca'hedra! nt S' .'ohn fhe Pivine have betpin an artion A^?inat Mn -ti-'er. a 'rr-'ver. and other p?r*on? to fore ,-loie a mortk'aire on an Kaat Hotiabm Str,-et property. Mr*. Jennie 1 oirU". owner of a h-ia-lini houae at III <"etnv>nl Avenue. Broekljm, a-d a ne^ro maid. -lameil Marpa-e' BaWt, iphyiifltfld Ifl thfl ki'i-heri ef *he houne. A deftattiv* Bfll t'die eanafld the tr*j?ed>. What Is Going on To-Day Kraa- *da-im|i-tl I i Ua* Ifllrn-IIIHi .Muarum .,f I -\ '?'" \ ', '?? ' ?? ll ... lt* Va i la'" v Ijuanuni an.l n,4 \ ? ?, aVtalrat-M* i , \.?, U-aa . ? , ... jA>n. II ii lh* Kcatarj i lub ,i M ... MeAI-Hn, i in ri ni.p i.l, n iu s ,u run io.aiiii Of auf ' UM-, . . . |- vi uanhai ras vi-!l - w ia j Uvaranl WadMal I'Uh llllh Slrw, ii.,r .s,,?,|, 4 - Tllll^a VV ,r'l (iaarlllf lll Our UV-fl l'aHJUtl7 ll.nry ^ ? 1 Slrra-l M| I". . I 4 fl - - ? 11 ia* a IT ? .. ., j ,, Cartair I . r itall ai K sinl, Mirvaii i.^ar ' ? *.a,-mir War u, |af Wa v vi .. i ar.. i 4 m K ti (Ma i a ???<'? ' .< ? -a Iwi * II I i , . h a, 'a r I -T^l I.4T h.-Tlllll Aa. ,14 I . IH K,? H MH"?- l - i v.,,4-, ta-aj Wa.l.-erlli Awrm. *--al Roads to Win Higher Rate, Says Willianu Controller of Currency Stya Present Scale Is Not Sufficient Believes Conditions Warrant Concessioi* National Banks Holdinj Securities Which Show Steady Decrease WASHINGTON, Nov. 5. John **J t.m fYilliama, Controller of Cbi-ibjb_ in a formal fltatflflflflfllt to-day, dediraj that present railroad ratflfl ar.. inaifl, cient to maintam the credits of t*i roads, and predicted tha! the iBtflflflH t'onunerce ('ommission would vrant tla revision now being asked b] the roa*. B*\aiiig his statflaaoal on the f? that national banks ho'.d gr. ?*. q^ flf railway BOCaritifll wnieh haii BflrOfl -teadily di ; the Caa trolll r laid : "When the railroads lhall hflffl kg frankly bofora tha eommiasioa the faati and Bguraa wluch arill -how ,0 S eluaively tha axtenl to which 'he rataj now ;n force are ieaufAelflBt to maintau the credit ot' thfl roadfl ar.d to insbaj them t" perferm alleientlj thurpubin functiom under the present unuaual and extraordinary eonditiom we hava r.o right to doubt that the deeitiai which the commission will rrarh oil ba one which iti auperior knowlaam and palBfltakiag stud) of 'he whola aituation will in every way juatify. and that th" relief needed arill ba promptly accorded. "If a way cannot be found row ta reduce promptly the price* of roata. rials and the cost of labor to * normal basis, and this, for the present, u hopeless, ir aeema clear. on ihe fseti before us, that a revision ar.,1 moditl cation of the ''abric of ra'e- ;o m?*i the new eonditiooi have hecom* irs peratii?-. "H thi .- '-anifflatli recmirfld r.r this time ia granted. | believe that cont'.detice in our railroai1 aeearitioa arill be revived and * baiii e.stabiishi-d for new flnancing and far preeeeding arith new devclopraeat ta* eOBfltrUCtion work, wluch la now n greatly needed. The beneflcii nt in(h> ence and effect ol such action woald be Mt instantly throughou' the er.tiri country " Raereaontativefl of transcontinfaflj railroad.- yesterday began the task at ?howing the Interatate < ommerca ''aa. miaaion *vh> their freight rates froa coast to coast ahould he incresaa", aiong arith proportionate readjaab ments of rates to intermediate point* The taking of testimony began Btl hearing before F'xaminer Thurtell, ?L the Iaw d.'partmen' ,,i' the eomifliislflfljj in Room l*n7, City Investing U-iildtng. Kvery railroad flflpectfl rn nrodico largfl quantities nf documentary proof of tha claims of Itfl oAciala. ll il probab'.i tlmt the beartilf arlll he ,. 'The chief "or.te.ition of thi rflflflfl 'I that the increase in operatlflfl "fl* poaflflfl, eenalating ehiefly in additioaal magea under th<- AdamflOfl U*, h> erOBflfld Bflflt of fuol, ir,crea.,"i coatl of ali fniistruction materials ^rri high Federal flrai tflflfflfl, I I ' im" psaaiblfl fc.r them to ..p. r..'. [ rnltably at the prwflOBt ra'.es. WASHINGTON, Nov. .V Ka-terfl railroada laid before the !? ; H Commerce Commiaaion to I case for -ubstantial increase 'reif-al 'o meet Increaflod axpa Ifll vtar condltioBs. Tne preaideeta at aeeen roadi afl counsel for maay more. aummened ri" the eommiaaiofl ? . tatoaaeati :.i ? n.- reopened 15 per eanl advance rr* eaae, .;"'; ed Ib iubb itting ihat, in ipitfl of inereaaed gc net rev.'ii.i s BBTfl dflCieaflflfl] to *uch all axtflBt that even granting of the full H per r, Bt inereaflfl would no' praflrtde ffej noe?flaari ImprovflmeBti and s f*ir re? turn o 'al. i ! Tord Phei na, n flfeeeatiaf 1 companies, grain dealer* bi aal < ntera il . told thi eomn while hia elieata opposcd a";. Ineresefl* they were entil ? to abHe lf the re-ui' af the n ? ? . Ra}'* D. Rynder, i f?" - object to a parcentage increast trafle! Otb?r hippei- tonk ?.? rtui y the aama position, although re naaatsi tivea af the India tion waated tln'ir righta te ? i I I i ? Bflnred, Chaitlnian Hall announced tha' thfl commission flxpflCtfld to have a'' Ifll* dence in by the afl | Vflfla* Thursday, MOTflflflhflt li, flffl ' r eroflfl flxamCnation of such of 'he rad read aritBflflflfli ba ihippon Iflfliie ??T.ber 17, argument will be heard ;'. ? he r:..-ati ' .me f ? ? * arill hold heeriaga hi - I ""crent ? Nc> gethei- arith Rul BBd BB 1 I -'" I Hudson rate* oa livestock in i "Ui ? J territory; No*/embet I, peti H its products and gra J November IS, lumber an i ? ? hinpcr- interested in the II P*r <*"n* ceee; Novombof IS, ahippei Ask I'assenjrer Increase An important dev.v i Ifl thJ :,\:ntr by railroad* entering Bos( ationa for authority to aereaaa ? nger rates. involving lona af dollara additional rt Other Nflfll Kr.gland rofldi not enterinf BoatOB, it was announced, ? lar applical Whe,, ni May the Eaatern earrterfl for a IS per cent rate increaafl they estimated that wartirre prlflH *' abor and matrr ala would "''''"'? their operating charges by 5 Later compilotlona, presented to .iai . fndlcal.ln increaae of l2:o.W?.04?t, based ob th? IStS volemfl of buaiaesi I-,... denl Rea of tha Pennaylvfl"" , d h.s plea for ?n fldvance ? the follOWlB ? ex.st.-t:' d:'r tfl N *l the r.M.t- 1 f -Cont nuou* it creases in tbe coa* e? labor. fuel. lUBfldiflfl, taxes ar.d of a tn ning new capital; "Inflhllity to ifleerfl and r-tam ?*"i ciont labor; ??("urtailment of maintenanee **?* peaaae, arhicb eurtailmeal li 'u* " j.ti- tn Inflhility tfl aaeeie nte^***,1 Itbor and B*aterii"fl; ? 'i,.,-ri-:.s,. in Bel op ifloaaai notarithatandiag larga increaae m af^ rratlne revonBoa, in properti wteav meiit. m earload and in tralaioad; "Itedua-tion ii BUrpluS with cenaf ipient effect upon the credit flf 'he car '"?"'? i K? "Inabilitv to aecure new capital oj , the issue of stock. with the eonaequ*"* waakeniflg *Fe?l ?poa the fta*flfl**-fj true! ure, "Inahilit) to provide Improvflfliaoj ? ?.. day, but rqualij ?"-*nt tial for the trafTIc ot tha future.