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THE SUN AND NEW YORK HERALD, THURSDAY, APRIL
S . 8 MINERS' LEADER 3 ' TIES ALTERS PLEA tfownt First Defies Court, Then Admits Guilt anil later Demands Trial. EAST OHIO MINUS OPEN Soft Coal Trices Quoted Navy Show Hip: Increase Action Is Delayed. Siwlol to Tiiu Hun ash Xr.w Ionic Ilmw 1,'ittsui-ii.j, Kan., April 7. Alexander )lottat, president ot the Kansas dis trict miners, brought Into court for contempt to-day, llrft l;ild down tho ffauntlet of ileflnnco to the court, tm.n twiked down, idetidlnc (,'ullty, changed mind again and concluded finally to Uand trial. When llowat was brought Into court Tlth Aiuruct Dort-hy. vice-president, and ThomiiH Harvey. (vrntiiry-Uvamiier r.r the mitierx' union. Juilita Curran et tn hearlriR of the case for l'rld.iy. Howiit. Ihroush his attorney, announced that Mo had no d, tenoo to make and that tlic licarlns mlslit as well proofed. Judge Cunnit then hosan to mal.e his flndlngH In the uho, committing Ilownt to jail, when III attorney an nounced that "ulnre looking over tn chargeH in the case" hi clients had decided to make a defence and asked for a .onlliuiitnco until Friday. The lequcut was granted. llowat and Ms as sociates wen- allowed their freedom on bonds of $500 each. ,,. Jtnwut's coum ha pet all tils frlcruIS wrt,n Iia rtnrtpil his de- llance it va believed ho hnd In mind a general strike. Mut In elmnglnc his mind at the last minute he .Impelled that belief. The general feeling In the .llntrl.-t Is that llowat is playing for position M the miners. The talk hero Is that ho I In (lenperate straltfi with the rank rind tile, of the miners and that he In facing a revolt, which threaten to toss him overboard, and that he H looking for fonio chance to restore himself to lavor. WtiKttUKO, W. Vn . April 7. Day m'lt employed In the majority of the bitumi nous coal mines In the Hint Ohio field returned to work to-day, under an agree ment with "the operators that their grievance would he taken up at a conference to be held here April 19. and without tho sanction ot tho union official. Tho strike has caused serious Inter ruption In tho freight urvlco of tho ter ritory, and will affect traffic moving be tween tho East and Went William a. Loe, president ot the brotherhood of Hallway Trainmen, Is sued a statement to-night In which ho reiterated hla previous declarations that the Chlmco strike was Illegal, and that the union would do all In JU power to end tho trouble and carry out Its con tracts with tho railroads, Kansas Citt. Mo.. April ".All switch ing crews In the Kansus City Southern yards hern and part of tlioso In tho Wabash yards otruck to-night In sym pathy with tho Chicago strike. ARREST 4 IN U.S. IN VILLA MEXICO PLOT Agents in America Charged "With Aiding: Move to Over-, throw Government. WASHINGTON. April 7. Uitumlnous coal prices quoted the Navy department In bids opened tn-d.i i-howed Increases ranging up to .tl.12 a ton over th C.ov ernment maximum price In otTect until April 1. - The bids coven d less than ons lifth of the 2.300,000 ton requested ror delivery during the year ending next March 31. Action on the bids, was do ferred. . , The navy for the la-t year hRB been commandeering its coal under authority of the Lever act. HUGHES TO DEFEND MINERS' OFFICERS 43 Indicted Men Will Plead Not Guilty, Says Lewis. Tho forty-three other rs ot the I'nltcd Mine, Workers of meri i under Indict ment in Indianapolis on charges of con spiracy to ral?e coal l '! will bo de fended In court by Clia.lus E. Hughes, former United States Supreme Court justice, according to a i-Utement made last night by John 1- Lewis. Interna tional president of the miner, after tho meeting of the anthrn-lte wage scale Committee In the Union League Club. ,Mr. Hughes will have complete charge of the defence when the indictments are leturnable In Indianapjlis May 4, and will be assisted by the attorneys for the Mine Workers. It wni not announced whether tho caao would be argued with the cooperation of comm.- I for tho oper ators or would bo handled Independently, although miners and operitnrs face sim ilar Indictments m 'he federal court. The Indicted union officers will plead not guilty, Mr. Lewis said. El Tafo, Texas, April 7. A wide spread revolutionary plot fostered by Villa agents In the United .states to overthrow the government In Mexico Is being Investigated by the tlrand Jury hero. It became known to-day. Three persons aro In jail In this country, while a fourth aws arrested by Mexican Fed eral authorities at Mexican, Lower California, while attempting to smuggle munitions of war to the rt!olutlonlstn. It was stated. The threo arrested In tWs country, It wan said, are accused of violating tho neutrality laws by conspiring to foster u revolution against a t'lovernment iccognlzed by the United States. According to Information obtained here, the plot becamo known after United f tales Army authorities in the Dig Ilend district had arrested Andreas 11. Villa ges, a Mexican boy, and Conception I'crez, a niece of Francisco Villa, when they attempted to cross into Mexico. Military authorities seized from the pair much correspondence fro: Villa agents in this country, addressed to Villa. Federal authorities said the corre spondence revealed a plot of Vllllstas and other revolutionists to cross Into Lower California, seize that titate and the arms and ammunition available there and then attack the States of Sonera nn I Sliiahi, Mexico, while Villa was to open a revolutionary campaign In Chihuahua. Several political leaders in Sonora also were linked with the movement, according to the correspondence. Lamberto C'h.nez, a Colonel in Villa's arm,,, was arr-'sted at Los Angeles. Pal., through Information contained In tho correspondence, and ho is said to have confessed. 16,000 RAIL MEN STRIKE IN CHICAGO Conllntied from First Page. In the event that the union odlclals fall Is not known, but It I? likely that they will Import strike brcakors and try to end the trobulo In any way possible. B. n. Orecr, vice-president of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St, Paul, sent word to tho strikers to-day that unless they returned to work by Thursday their positions would Do filled. It. V. Miller, organizer of the new union the National Engineers Associa tion, said to-day: ",Wo nro organizing to protest against tho dilatory tactics of tho national olllcers of tho brother hoods. Wo aro hot 'outlawR.' Wo nrn tho real organization, We have the mon behind us. Tho brothel hoods luxvn only their charters, "Wo have madn no demands on the companies yet nnd will make none until wo are fully organized. Then they will be presented In the regular way. We nro not promising to back any organ ization In Its strike. What we want Is reformation In tho brotherhoods' poli cies ' MENDEN DEFENDS DEMPSEY. Shoulders Ileponlbllltr In Mnl- lione Street Tunnel Wreck Cnse. William S, Mcnden, general manager of the n. H. T testifying at MlneoU yesterday In behalf of John J. Dompsey, Bhouldered cntlro responsibility and completely exonerated Deinpsoy of re sponsibility in connctlon with the Mai bono street tunnel wreck of Novem ber, tow. Mcnden, who like Dempscy was In dicted for manslaughter, won a dis missal of his caso In the Supremo Court. He testified that ho alnno was responsi ble for Installation of safety dovlcen, though he sometimes consulted Dompsey for advice. TMISt WiHC 30 MHV DUT It CIIO , YIHH 701 Ht UPON W. L. DOUGCA3 WMILC HE WAS i8t535w' . Fw-S AWHILE. HC DUG A HOLE IN THE BOUND OUT THAT HE HAD , 'j AJTMJ- 6 SOU N D - H I S IDEA Ot IWf BLWOWIV mcTlSf! in II I iui U mi ti Mil W l -ZXr THgJr -gtr 1111 AND "THE SHOEiffiHAT H I: E3 $700 saooUii JO Per Cenl. I'njr lionet rr Fucultr Clkvslan'd, April 7. Trustees of Western Heerve University voted to day to Increase the salary of Its faculty 40 per cent., effective with tho beginning of the new term. This Is In addition to an Increase of 25 per cent, granted last June. "THE $j.oo $3.00 M ITS SHAPE" $9' & $10-22 SHOES BOYS' SHOES $4.50 $5.00 $5.50 W. L. Douglas shoes are sold in 107 of our own stores direct from factory to the wearer. All middlemen's profits are eliminated. W. L. Douglas $9.00 and $10.00 shoes are absolutely the best shoe values for the money in this country. V.L. Douglas name and the retail price stamped on the bottom guarantees the best shoes in style, comfort and service that can be produced for the price. Ctamping the price on every pair of shoes as a 3 protection against high prices and unreasonable profits ii only one example of tht constant en deavor of W. L. Douglas to protect his custom ers. W. L. Douglas name on snoes is nis pteuge that they are the best in materials, workmanship and style possible to produce at the price. Into every pair go the results of sixty-seven years experience in making shoes, dating back to the time when W. L. Douglas was a lad of seven, pegging shoes. The quality of W. L. Douglas product is guaran teed by more than 40 years experience in making line snoea. xne smart styles are toe leaders in trie fashion centers of America. They are made in a well-equipped factory at Brockton, Mass., by the highest paid, skilled shoemakers, under the direc tion and supervision of experienced men, all working with an honest determination to make the best shoes for the price that money can buy. The retail prices are the same everywhere. They cost no moro in San Francisco than they do in New York. W. L. Douglas shoes aro for sale by over 0000 shoe dealers besides our own stores. If your local dealer cannot supply you, take no other inako. Order direct from the factory. Send for booklet telling how to order shoes by mail, postage free. CAUTION. Insist upon havinfi V. L. Douglas hoes. Tho name and prlco is plainly stamped on tho sole, if it nas noenciiamiea or mutuateu, BEWARE Or FRAUD. 0 Brockton, President Shoe Co.. Street, Halt. lteHnciI Cune Simnr at .-,.:,(). i San Francisco, April 7. The basic i price for refined cane sugar was set at , $15.30 tho hundred pounda by the Call i tornla Hawaiian Sugar Heflnlng Com-! jinny here to-day, an advance of 11.30 i I since yesterday. I 8" NnssaM Street 847 Uroadway, near 14th. 1 YJ Broadway, cor..ilth St. 1405 Broadway (Times Sq.) 984 Third Avenue. 1452 Third Avenue. U'J02 Third A v., cor. 120th St. 2779 Third Avbtt.l4Sth4147thS!s, L Douglas Stores in Greater New York: 347 250 TOG 1307 478 5!) 441) Store marktd with a Klslith Avenue. West 12,"tli Street. BROOKLYN. Broadway, near Thornton St. Broadway.cor. Gates Avenue. Klfth Avenue, cor. 1 1th Street. Manhattan Avenue. Fulton Street. carry complete line of W. L .iK.nSKV CITY 18 Newark Avenue. HOBOKEN-120 Washington Street. UNION HILL 270 Bergenllue Ave. NEWAKK-831 Broad Street. PATKKSON-10'JMarketSt..cor.ClarU TRENTON 20 East State Strcot. Douglat Shoes for Women BUFFALO SWITCHMEN STRIKE IN SYMPATHY They Give No Notice to Rail road Officials. Spicicl to Tur Sis and Nlw Yoke IIebalp. UVfTALO, April 7. Several hundred switchmen employed on tho various lines In the Buffalo territory went on strike to-day In sympathy with the Btrlklnu switchmen at Chicago. They gavo no notice of any sort to railroad officials, who deserlbe the action of the men as "arbitral y and unwarranted," Announcing To WHOLESALERS MANUFACTURERS EXPORTERS JOBBERS RETAILERS O i ii ih ii in ii irano BY THE Tl fPb rt F TI SI UNITED STATES GLOVES Tan, Gray, Kid, Buckskin 6'ndo For Men and Women Tho World's Greatest leather Stores 401 Firth Avenue, New ork 25,1 Broadway lloston 1 1 j Trcmont Street London 89 Itegcnt Street READ ; JOHN FOX'S LAST NOVEL ERSKINE DALE PIONEER r in SCRIBNER'S FOR APRIL Special authority has been granted by the NAVY DEPARTMENT to sell MIL LIONS OF DOLLARS' WORTH OF NAVY SURPLUS SUPPLIES UNTIL APRIL 20 ONLY at the following BIG DISCOUNTS: On Orders Of $10,000 or more, 5 - $25,000 or more, 10 $50,000 or more, 15 - $100,000 or more, 20 ITEMS IN THIS SALE INCLUDE : Hardware, Hand Tools, Electrical Supplies, Cooking Utensils, Dishes, Mess Gear, Bedding, Housefurnishings, Lighting Fixtures, Boat Equipment, Fire Extinguishers, Refrigerators, Electric Heaters, Ovens, Galvanized Buckets, Brass and Copper Tubing and Pipe, Sheet Copper and Tin, Valves, Lead Cable, Chemicals, Canvas, Bolts, Lamps. Pooling of Orders No restrictions whatever on clubbing. In case you are a small buyer you can still take advantage of the bigger discounts allowed on large orders by purchasing jointly with others. Get together a number of purchasers and club your orders. All the supplies listed are NEW, in perfect condition and' in spected and accepted by U. S. Government inspectors and DELIVERIES ARE IMMEDIATE MERRICK Worldlings "Conrad" was a study cf youth "Cynthia," a story of loyalty. In "The Worldlings" Leonard Merrick uses the two supreme themes a man's honor and a woman's love. Price $1.75 For Prices, Terms and Complete Information call, write or telephone (Sunset 8100, Extension 755). LIEUT. COMDR. EUGENE II. TRICOU, S. C., U. S. N. U. S. NAVY STORE (Wholesale Dept.) 29TH ST. AND 3RD AVE. BROOKLYN, N. Y. BEAR IN MIND- That these DiS COUNTS arc in effect only until APRIL 20. Get in Touch Today ! Sty? 3Sm furk mmn NEXT SUNDAY Publication of The New York Times Review of Books, in half-page form as an individual section of the Sunday edition, will be resumed next Sun day, April 1 1 . Important work of fiction, history, biography, books of travel, books for the young are treated each week in the Review of Books from the viewpoint of news. Champ Clark's Reminiscences In the New York Times Review of Books next Sunday will be pub lished a review of Champ Clark's book "Reminiscences of the Last Twenty-five Years of American Politics," by Dr. Maurice Francis Egan. Another Arthurian Poem "Launcelot," another Arthurian poem, by Edwin A. Robinson, is reviewed by Marguerite Wilkinson, from advanced sheets. This poem won the prize of $500 offered by Samuel Roth, through his maga zine, The Lyric. NEXT SUNDAY The Rotogravure-Picture Section will tell, in wonderfully repro duced photographs, the stories of recent happenings throughout the world. German Revolution First photographs from the revolu tionary district of Ruhr, Germany, showing civilians fleeing before the red menace, with Allied troops patrolling the streets. Burroughs, the Octogenarian Series of interesting pictures of John Burroughs, the well-known nat uralist, celebrating his eighty-third birthday at Ellenville, N. Y. Kapp's Downfall A page of scenes of the temporary reign and sudden downfall of the counter-revolutionary troops of Dr. Kapp and General Baron von Lu ettwitz. "Beautiful Boozy Bimini" Bimini, 50 miles from Miami, Florida, where prohibition is unknown, and to which thirsty Americans may ferry by seaplane. Roosevelt's Bedroom Restored bedroom of rosewood and satinwood . furniture in the New York City home of the Colonel, where he was born and spent his boyhood. Dreadnoughts' Target Practice Target practice of turret and anti aircraft guns by United States dreadnoughts of f Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Superdreadnou'ght Tennessee Newest, largest and most powerful American battleship, lying in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, practically ready to go into commission. College Regatta Finish of Yale-Pennsylvania Boat Races over the American Henley course on the Schuylkill River, viewed from the banks by tens of thousands. New German Monoplane Wreck of the new German monoplane, built entirely of duralumin, recently sent to this country a total loss on first flight here. Caproni Hydro-Triplane Recently completed and put into commission for service over the Olona River and adjacent waters near Milan. Fitted with three Liberty motors, with a wing spread of 90 feet. Sfjje Jfeto ssxk $tme$ NEXT SUNDAY Baseball The Nation's Hobby An entertaining story of fandom as the season of 1920 is about to open. Climbing an Unconquered Peak An article by a famous mountain climber, telling of his thrilling ad ventures on the slopes of Mount Moran, hitherto regarded as an un climbable peak of the Rockies de scribed graphically by the man who first made the ascent. i Watchful Waiting in New York Clubs. According to one clubman, prohibi tion is hurting New York clubs more in a financial way than in at tendance. Members still visit their old haunts but their attitude is one of hopeful waiting. Tea is making insidious advances but soft drinks are neglected. Nfui f ark tm?a NEXT SUNDAY Order from your newsdealer in advance THE ANNALIST Published every Monday by The New York Times Company, gives a survey of the conditions that affect the economic and financial status or the country. By charts and tnbles it shows influences that control business activities. 10c on news stands, $5 a year by mail. E. P.DUTTON&CO.,681Fillh Are.,N.Y.