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Partly cloudy to-day; increasing cloudi
ness and Unsettled to-morrow; not
much charige in temperature; fresh
northeast winds.
Highest temperature yesterday, 50; lowest, 40,
Detailed weathtr report will be found on Fare ,
The amalgamated SUN AND HfcRALD
preserves the best traditions of each.
In combination these two newspapers
make a greater newspaper than either
has ever been on its own.
Allies to Threaten Econom
ic Blockade Unless She
Complies immediately.
i -
Designed to Show United
Front Against Return of
Reactionary Regime.
British Diplomatists Skilfully
Rcinffratiato Themselves
With Their Neighbors.
Slat Correspondent of Tns flow asd New
Yocu Hmaid. Copyright. , by Tub Bom
axd New Yobc Hehald.
Paris, April 17. Great Britain,
France, Italy and .Belgium will join in
I nato to Germany demanding that
plie must comply immediately with
the disarmament stipulations of tho
Treaty of Versailles, under threat of
the rees'tabllshmcnt of the allied eco
nomic blockade. Tho note probably
will bo sent before the Ban Remo con
ference of the allied Premiers assem
bles Monday.
While tho note will not go as far as
the French would have It bo, Inas
much as they would have it cover tho
whole treaty, It will bo more compre
hensive than tho mero voicing of allied
opposition to the return to power of
the German reactionary elements.
All the Allies are agreed on the com
plete disarmament of Germany, The
German r&quest for a, three months'
extension of tho tlmo limit for the re
duction of tier forces will bo refused.
The treaty dsmanded this reduction by
April 10.
The French wanted the new ultimatum
to cover the coal and economic clauses
of the treaty. However, this question
will bo left to the San Remo conference
for discussion. For tho present the
threat against Germany will be In con
nection with disarmament only. How
ever, there will be coupled with the
threat the plain elatenunt "that 'the' Al
lies will not tolerate any reactionary
Government In Germany.
further, the note Is designed to show
the Germans that the Allies continue to
act lu accord.
Ily suggesting this move originally and
then permitting the French to amplify
it somewhat the British diplomatists
scrm to have skilfully relngratlated
themselves with the ' French. Tills Is
shown lnthe marked change In the at
uude of the French press-during the
laat few days, ft any chance for dls
xieement now exists It la In connec
.oii with the general allied 'attitude
uward the economlo clauses of the
.eaty. So far as the military clauses
.ru concerned the French have brought
' cir allies to accept France's demand
r the rigid enforcement of the treaty
Tho occupation ofFrankfort; there
lore. Is regarded by the French as a suc
cessful stroke.'
Doubt if They Will Take Part
P- -1 T . '
in enforcing i reaty.
By the Attoclatei Preti.
Sxti Remo, Italy," April 17. Whether
the United States will bo represented
at the conferenco of the allied nations
called to meet in San Remo was a
question which had not been answered
hero as the chief representatives, of the
Powers gathered to-day for the sessions
which are to begin Monday. Premier
Xlttl of Italy, who reached San Remo
a day ahead of time to receive the
delegation's of the allied nations as they
arrived, expressed ignorance as to
whether an American delegate or ob
server would attend.
The conference will have as its prp
gramme an endeavor to settlo three or
four of the great problems now dis
turbing Europe. One of these is what
action shall be taken respecting the
carrying out of the treaty of Versailles,
.V) that it may be made plain to Ger
many that the Allies regard it as a
binding instrument. Others are the de
termination of tho future of the Turkish
Empire and the final framing of the
Hungarian peace treaty. The Adriatic
settlement is also a possible subject for
consideration, while the international ex
change problem Is another likely to be
No definite programme for the taking,
up of subjects pressing for solution has
been arranged and the various subjects
will be brought to the front, according,
to the Judgment of the Premiers.
Premier NItti was at the railway sta
tion before 9 o'clock this morning- to re
tolve Camllle Barrere, the French Am
bassador to Italy. Premier Lloyd George
f Great Britain and, Field Marshal Sir
Henry Hughes Wilson, chief of the Brit
ish Imperial Army staff, arrived by
automobile from Marseilles' with their
taffa in time for luncheon. Later in
the day Premier' Mtllerand of France,
Marshal Foch and other of the French
representatives end-.-Biron Matsul, (he
Japanese Ambassador at Pari, reached
Han Remo on a special train.
Earl Cunon, British Secretary for
Foreign Affairs, Admiral Beatty and
Robert Underwood Johnson, American
Continued on Second Page.
how discrimination IK saltctlnc the "Situ
ations Wanud'' columns ot tn Sun and
N'ev Tork Herald for tbtlr announeaments.
niad tlum. Ait.
Makes Formal Surrender and
Is Virtual Prisoner in Mili
tary Academy.
Victory of the Revolutionists
Celebrated All Ports of Ke
pubic Now Tranquil.,
Bpeclel Cable Despatch to Tub Bci and Kiw
Yore JIisald. Copyright, 1520, bv Tub Suit
and Nrw Yosr Heiald.
Guatemala Citt, April 17. Manuel
Estrada Cabrora was formally deposed
to-day as President of Guatemala by
tho National Assembly. Dr. Carlos
Horrera was named' as Prosldent,
Senor Cabrera had held tho Presi
dency uninterruptedly for twenty-two
The Estrada Cabrera forces, which
took up a strong position at La Palma,
the summer homo of Sonor Estrada
Cabrera Just outside Guatemala City,
surrendered to tho revolutionists this
morning. The deposed President, ac
companied by tho diplomatic corps
hero and representatives of tho new
Government, was taken to the Mili
tary Academy, whero ho Is virtually a
It was Indicated to-day by partisans
of the new Government that an effort
would bo made to bring Senor Estrada
Cabrera to trial for crimes alleged to
have been cojnmltted by him, espe
cially since the coup d'etat a week
ago, when ho was forced to flee from
Persistent Rumor That Lord
Lieutenant's Post Is
Now Vacant.
Efforts Being1 Made to Have
Resignation Reconsidered,
Says Report.
Special Cable Despatch to Tub Son amd New
YonK HilutD. Copyright. lttO. by Tub St'!
and New Yobk Hebald. .
London, April 17. Viscount French,
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, has re
signed, according to a persistent report
here. The report, however, was denied
by the Government.
The Sketch this morning says that It
Is known authoritatively that Viscount
French's resignation , has been handed
In. The Evening Standard says that the
Lord Lieutenant's resignation has been
presented, but Ural Hie Government l
endeavoring to persuade him to recon
sider It ,
Lord Pedes, who married Miss, Helen
Vivien Gould of New York, again Is
mentioned as a possible successor to
Viscount French. In some circles, how
ever. It was said that tho appointment
probably would go to either the Marquis
of Londonderry or to Lord Granard.
Lloyd George Accused of
Causing MacCttrtain's Death.
Cobk, Ireland, April 17. Charges of
wilfua murder were brought against
Premier Lloyd George to-day in the ver
dict of the Jury in the inquest Into the
death of Mayor MacCurtaln of this city,
who was assassinated last monin.
The verdict also charges Viscount
French, Lord Lieutenant of, Ireland: Ian
Mocpherson, former Chief Secretary,
and several police Inspectors with mur
der. The text of the verdict reads:
"W find that tho late Alderman
Thomas MacCurtaln, Lord Mayor of
Cork, died from shock and hemorrhage
caused by bullet wounds; that he was
wilfully murdered under circumstances
of the most callous brutality: that the
murder was organized ana camea oui
by the Royal Irish Constabulary, offi
cially directed by the British Govern
ment, and we return a verdict of wilful
murder against David Lloyd George,
Prime Minister of England; Lord
French, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland ; Ian
Macpherson. late Chief Secretary far
Ireland ; Acting Inspector General Smith
of the Royal Irish Constabulary, Divis
ional Inspector Clayton of the Royal
Irish Constabulary. District Inspector
Swanzy and some unknown members of
the Royal Irish Constabulary."
That part of the verdict laying the
crime to the hands of the police caused
no surprise .here,, but few. thought, the
nnnM en sn far as to charge the
Premier. Viscount French and Mr. Mac
pherson with the murder, even though
the charge la likely to. mean, little more
than an expression oi senumpm aga.iu
these Officials. - It is uinerenv nuwovur.
with the .police officers,. who In the usual
course would be expected to be placed
under arrest Immediately.
Elaborate military precautions and
the counsel of cooler heads among the
Sinn Fein leaders, It Is believed, will
forestall serious trouble here. It Is re
ported that the leaders who have ad
monished against a demonstration have
met with much opposition from the more
raritMLl elements, fiomo reports go so
far as to say that the leaders have
caused the arrest or some oi me wnaer
spirits, who It was feared might start
fighting even in the face of the great
odds against them in the shape of ma
chine guns, armored cars and tanks.
No 61nn Felner would confirm these re
ports, however.
may be obtained by coniuJtlnf th "Utls
Want" column of Ui Bun and ttm
Tor Hsrald. f.
f New Government Takes
Hold in Guatemala
By the Associated Press.
American sailors arc guard
ing tho American Legation and
tho Consulato in tho capital A
now government was announced
to-day, with Carlos Herrera as
President; A. A. Saravia, Minis
ter of Justice, Louis P. Aguirro,
Minister of Foreign Affairs: M.
Anoye, Minister of Instruction;
Alberto Mencos, Minister of
Public Works; Adrian Vidaurrc,
Minister of Treasury; Joso A.
Betota, Minister of War. , All
the new Ministers are prominent
men who are said to onjoy tho
confidence of the country. Per
fect order is reported through
out Guatemala.
Guatemala city and established him
self with his armed forces at La
Palma, It was asserted that Instead
of availing himself of the amnesty
offer by the revolutionists and their
guaranteo of tho personal safety of
Senor Estrada Cabrera and his fam
ily, provided he would leavo Guate
mala, he ordered tho bombardment of
this city, which resulted In the killing
of about COO men ahd tho killing and
wounding of many women and chil
dren. Reports received here are to tho
effect that every department of tho
republic has accepted tho now Gov
ernment, which Is composed of Union
ists. Tho advent of tho new rcglmo
is being celebrated horo to-day.
$100000 FURS
Thieves Overhaul Two Stocks
and Removo Selections in
Motor Trucks.
Other Thefts Come to Light
Despite Silence of tho
Reports that burglars wero holding
carnival in the fur district were sub
stantiated yesterday when it was
learned that upward of $100,000 in lino
pelts had been stolen from two estab
lishments early Friday morning, and
news of numerous other thefts perpe
trated. In tho same neighborhood re
cently have been suppressed by the
The largest of Friday's robberies,
which was the talk of the wholesale fur
market yesterday, was committed In
the rooms ot Edgar Lehman, on the
streot floor at 45 West Twenty-seventh
street. The loot Is said to have Included
1,600 mink skins, l.eoo Hudson seals and
0 stone martens, all .of a wholesale
value of upward of $75,000.
The other haul, which Is Relieved to
have been made by the same gang, was
from Dattelbaum-Brothers of 130 West
Twenty-ninth street There between
$29,000 and $30,000 worth of similar skins
were stolen.
Dattelbaum Brothers are on the block
directly behind the West Thirtieth
street police station. In the upper part
of which are the offices of the detec
tives of the Third Inspection district
Lehman's Is only a couple of blocks
away and In the same precinct.
In both robberies the methods em
ployed seem to have been the same, the
kthleves having entered from tho rear
by forcing a w:lndow. From tho bulk of
the loot it la supposed they used a
truck In carting It away.
In each place tho thieves went over
the goods apparently with great care,
and showed excellent Judgment In mak
ing their selections.
Several fur merchants said yesterday
that the robberies in their district are
usually followed within twenty-four or
forty-eight hours by a visit from a rep
resentative of some pAvate detective
agency, who will suggest retaining four
or five operatives at a minimum of $10
a day each to trace the stolen furs and
'get them back." 'Whether the efforts to
get the furs back over meet with any
success could not be ascertained.
In compliance with the rules laid down I
by the Mayor and .'he Police Commis
sioner, the police In the West Thirtieth
street station, which has Jurisdiction of
practically all of the wholesale fur dis
trict, refused to discuss these robberies
yesterday or even to admit that they
had heard of them. Detectives of the
Third Inspection district took a similar
attitude. The robbsd parties were also
reticent. Every one else In the district,
however, seemed ready to furnish details
of the thef is.
Dundalk Man Accused Police
Before He Died.
Belfast. April 17. Thonun Mulhot
land, an employee of tho Dundalk Urban
Council, was shot last night on the
street in Dundalk, forty-five -miles
northwest of Dublin, and died en route
to the hospital.
In a statement mado.on tha way to
the hospital he said a policeman shot
him. The police, while not admitting
that they shot Mulholland, say that
three policemen while patrolling were
attacked by a moo or civilians, two po
licemen were knocked down and the
third fired three shots at their. assail
ants. Mulholland, was interned after the
rebellion -of 1916.
The shooting' of Mulholland has cre
ated a considerable sensation, as It ti
the fliat event of the kind that has been
jeportid so sear the Ulster border.
Detective Sergeant Thomas
P. Hughes Accused by In
ternal Revenuo Agent..
$1,000 BILL "PASSED"
Officer Alleged to Have Of
fered $5,000 for Papers
U.S. Attorney Held.
Companies and Their Officers
Were to Bo Brought to Trial
Detective Sergeant Thomas
Hughes, a veteran oltleer attached to
the personal staff of Inspector John J.
Cray, was locked In a cell at Police
Headquarters lost night on a charge
preferred by Harold B. Dobbs, a spe
cial agent of Internal Revenue, and
then was released on $10,000 ball.
According to the official blotter en
try, the detective was accused by tho
Federal officer with having given him
a $1,000 bill as a bribe, and with hav
ing offered to pay him $5,000 to-day
in return for some papers which tho
revenue agent says the ' detective
wanted him to obtain from tho United
States Attorney's office.
These papers, according to "the reve
nue officer, are valuable as evidence in
criminal proceedings pending In tho i
United States District Court against
the Gramatan Company of 138 Prince
street, tho Huba Products Company
of 1482 Broadway and George Nubino,
Charles De Angelis, Henry F. Maresco
and Louis Lipari, who aro ofticers of
tho two companies.
These concerns and Individuals were
Indicted recently by the Federal Grand
Jury on charges of violation of the
Lever act' ana the Volstead law, and
the case against them was to be called
for trial to-morrow In the criminal part
of the United States District Court Cer
tain of these defendants are accused by
th8 Federal authorities with having Il
legally used alcohol 'which they were
licensed only to use for the manufacture
of; hair tonic The ofticers of the com
panies were arrested last November.
Following Det'octlve Hughes's arrest
last night. Assistant United States At
torney Robert A. Peattle gave out his
version of the case. Mr. Peattle ap
peared at Police Headquarters with
Dobbs to make formal complaint against
tho officer.
He said Special Agent Dobbs had in
formed Mm during the afternoon that a
detective had offered him a bribe to
make his way Into tho United States At
torney's office after It had closed for the
day and to abstract the papers. The
United (States Attorney's office closes at
1 o'clock Saturdays.
Mr. Peattle declared Dobbs told him
tha explanation given by the detective
was that the papers wero very Impor
tant to the.peoplo he was "working for."
According to Dobbs, he said, the officer
had agreed to return the papers this
afternoon so that they could be restored
to their places before the United States
Attorney's offlco opens to-morrow. He
Is alleged to have said that his "people"
merely, wanted to read them before going
into court.
"At my instructions." Mr. Peattle said,
"Mr. Dobbs mado an appointment to
meet the officer in a restaurant at 93
William street at 6 o'clock In the eve
ning. He went there with the papers
at my suggestion, and tho arrest ot De
tective Hughes is the result."
Detective Hughes Is 47 years old and
has spent twenty-one years on the police
force. He has, been living at i West
lC3d street
CUi ifiTU rirctX UU1 I
Much Needed Material Will
Come Into U. S. Free.
Special to Tan Bon and Nrw Yobk Uesau.
Washington, April 17. The emer
gency prini paier uui, wiuuii wus puseu
by the House March 30, passed the 8en-
ato to-day without opposition and with-
n.,t im.nilnwTi). Tt nirmltn Ihn Immr.
tation, f rea of duty, of newsprint paper
of a value UP to 8 cents a pound. The
Underwood law admitted it free up to
five cents.
The recent great Increase in prices
has robbed the old provision of Its use
fulness and operated to keep out tof the
country much, paper that was originally
Intended to come In free. So the. meas-
itfA wna nrennrMl aa nassftd tn.rifl.v-
The hearings on tho bill developed that
considerable stocks of paper In Canada suburb or iimBnamion; aj more man
would come here were it not for the t a hundred clerks and officials of the
duty- Wllllamsport (Pa.) division of the Penn-
When the bill was called up Senator 1 sylvania Railroad; by tho employees of
w-. v.. vt n ..ninin. i,. .thn Htntn CaD tol In Austin. Tex.: and
visions briefly and tho urgent need for
the legislation.
Soviet Itnisla to Be IXaaane to
i Denlkine'a. Men.
TiNnoM. Aorll 17. Russia's renlv to
the request of Great Britain for amnesty seventy of the Cheese champions ap
for the soldiers In the army of Gen. peared early In the afternoon and
Denlklne, who until recently commanded marched from the National. Vaudeville
tho antl-Bolshevllc forces in southern Artists Club, in West Forty-slxth street,
Russia, Is vague, the Government" "not to tho corner of Broadway. They were
committing Itself more than to say It extensively snapshotted and movie
will adhere "to the mandates of hu- filmed during 'heir progress, and
manity." 'Thomas Ollphant. president of the club,
Tn it. wniv the Rolahevitc fim-em. iaA in n. charmlnz denim creation in
ment takes the opportunity to reiterate
its desire for peace with the world, and
ii.nt(sinn Pnlind nrxsclficAllY.
tllir Hiissara avreeps west.
. m .
DNVW' April Ai.Yjoniing;, .oip-
rado. western Nebraska and Kansas
were swept to-day by the worst blUxard
in years. Train .service was annulled
and almost paralysed.
.Bnrlnft, W. Va. Throush Compartmtnt
lsitpra Boomn ro riua. av.
New Fad Beaches Court
Room and Will Arrive in
Church To-day.
Virginia Clergyman Prom
ises to Wear Workers
Garb in Pulpit.
One Borough President and
Other City Officials Pre
pare to Wear 'Em.'
John D. Rockefeller. Jr.,
Soon May Wear Overalls
Bptctal to Tnu SDN AHD Kbw Tobk H child.
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., who
is "out on the road" for the In
terchurch World Movement,
dropped into Philadelphia to-day
and urged a return to simplified
living to create healthy, satis
factory conditions.
Immediately he was asked
what he thought of tho "overall
movement" and replied:
"A good idea."
"When aro you going to wear
them?" n reporter parried.
Mr. Rockefeller scrutinized his
interviewer closely and said :
"J notice that you are not
wearing them yet, but I will put
them on as soon as. you do."
And tho "overall movement"
may write down the name of
John D. Rockefeller, Jr., as one
of its members.
Indications yesterday wero that
within a few more days tho entire
country will be aressed up in overalls
in protest against the cost of the
dressier kinds of clothing. There were
unmistakable evidences that the fad
has taken hold in New York, and re
ports from Chicago and cities nearer
and further away told of Mayors and
Pollco Commissioners and Sheriffs as
well as business men appearing right
out In public in the ill fitting gar
ments. As a matter of fact, Chicago re
ported Itself in the overall grip with
clubs springing up all over tho town.
Department stores were doing a big
From Newark, N. J., came the news
yesterday that the Adelphus Club, an
organization of lawyers, had discov
ered the "creased" overall. The mem
bers of the club appeared in garments
Into which the crease had1 been sewed.
At about the same moment the wires
brought tho tlduica that down In Ports
mouth, Va., the Rev. Edward K. Denton,
pastor ot a prominent Methodist church,
had announced that he will preach in
overalls to-day and that men similarly
attired and women enveloped In bunga
low aprons will receive his especial bene
diction and welcome.
Judge Presides in Overalls.
Judge Kennedy of the Common Pleas
Court In Cleveland. Ohio, gave Judicial
sanction to the new fashion by appear
ing on the bench In an unpretentious
outfit of denim overalls and jumper.
Prosecuting 'attorney, deputy sheriffs,
bailiffs and clerks of the court wero
elmilar unostentatious, garb.
So far only one protest, outside of
clothing manufacturers and dealers, Is
on record against tho overalls idea. This
was voiced by Gov. Btckett of North
Carolina, who assailed the movement
ds ono likely to work hardship to farm-
ers and others, who wear overalls all the
,tmei by fcrcwg up tho prices of the
garments. Tho stand of the Governor
was approved by the Southern Dry
L,, .tntimr that nethtmr more Im
practical than the overalls clubs .had
been conceived since the "Buy a bale of
cotton" movement was started In 1314.
i uui on iv r.- wlJ'- "
' the clergy and the Judiciary. Members
of the staff of one morning newspaper.
' from chief to office boy. 0X6 Pledged tO
Out on tho Pacific coast editors joined
' overalls during working hours, beginning
to-morrow, in saiom, ure., we rosi
Offlco employees, except carriers, have
adopted the utility costume unanimous
ly, and the carriers have wired Washing
ton asKing to do permiiici 10 uo bo.
Many New Clnbs Formed.
nvern.Ua clubs have beer, organized by
E00 employees of the International Time
t Recording Company of Endlcott. N. T a
I In Sharon, Pa., the penalty of being
I ducked ,JJJ.
CIUD meiHUera jituot ij w mvluvu u.
the sacred pledge. No member Is exempt
under the by-laws, even en nights when
he goes to see' his best girl
In this city mackintosh weather
dimmed somewhat tho lustre of the
n.rii9 demonstration that had been
Kv the Cheese Club. About
Alice blue, harangued the crowd in Long,
acre square, telling them of the faith
I that la in htm.
There Is to be a more Impressive pro-
i cession ai ii-
oon. when it is expected the Stilton and
-uafOTt divisions of the Cheese Club
S?u''vJi.i t, t.m,HAn fmm y.
Jni-hts of Columbus, the Women's
Federatton'the Bronx Business
Men s CluD. tne American i-iyinr ciud
and the Rotary Club. Should the
Conllsued on Second Fag.
a m rm, m i i
MA.rt I I
Steady Gain in Rail Traffic
Shown by Reports of Roads
I'HE transportation, situation yesterday is summarized as fallows:
Baltimore and Ohio Jlallroad Freight cars moving; men returning
to work; passengor trafflo better.
lonp Island Fifty per cent, of tho strikers return; freight yards
beginning to bo cleared; passenger scrvlco about normal;' volunteer
trainmen and firemen may bo needed to-morrow,
Lehigh VaJJoy Freight moving again; passenger trafflo resumed;
many strikers returning.
West Shore Frolght embargo may be lifted entirely torday; men
returning to work in email groups; passenger traffic almost normal.
Central Jlallroad of New Jersey More passenger trains operated;
men returning to work in small numbers.
Pennsylvania Frolght transportation rapidly regaining normal
volume; embargo on live stock lifted; 847 cars of freight In yards Friday
night compared with normal dally avcrago of 2,000; men returning to
work rapidly; through and local passenger service almost normal,
New Haven Return of men not bo speedy as on other lines; more
passenger trains despatched and some freight moved.
Lackawanna Passenger traffic approaching normal; men returning
slowly; some freight moved yesterday.
Erie About tho same as the Lackawanna,
Now York Central Passenger servico, through and local, almost
normal; men returning to work in small groups and by crews; more freight
moved and embargoes as for west as Chicago lifted.
Railways Insist That Strikers
Must Return to Work Be
fore Midnight To-night.
Transportation Conditions Aro
Improved Livp Stock
Movement Better.
By a Staff Correspondent of Tns ecu akd
Niw York Hisald.
Chicago, April 17. A demand for
unqualified recognition of tho Chicago
Yardmen's Association as the governing
body of tho railway switchmen and
yardmen and tho, calling of a meeting
of "outlaw strike" chiefs for next Mon
day to consider arrangements by which
the strikers might return to work;,
wero the outstanding features here to
day of the railwayman's walk-out.
While it is difficult to reconcile these
two developments, John Grunau,
president of tho Chicago Yardmen's
Association, admitted to The Sun
and New York Herald to-day that he
was anxious to end tho strike.
Grunau said that the meeting for next
Monday had been called to discuss plans
whereby the strikers would be permitted
to resume work without forfeiting their
seniority rights with tho railroads. He
added that the meeting also would en-
doavor to reconcile these two seemingly
Irreconcllablo developments of to-day,
whereby tho men might be confirmed in
their old nosltions and at the same time
the so-called "rebel" organization might
be recognized as the supreme body or
organized switchmen and yardmen.
The executive council of the unicago
Yardmen's Association decided to "stand
pat" on their wage demands and refused
to order the. striking switchmen back to
Must Return by Midnight.
The railroads and the brotherhoods
have given the strikers until midnight
to-morrow to return to work. Failure
to do this, railroad officials said, would
entail loss of seniority. Tho brother
hoods threatened to expel tho strikers.
Recognition of tho "rebel" organisa
tion as the governing body of the
switchmen and yardmen wo.uld take
about'&S.OOO members from the Brother
hood of Railway Trainmen and about
0,000 from tne Bwucnmen s union ui
North America, union leaders said. The
.n whv thn brotherhoods are fight
ing this secession movement is obvious,
mkv oxoi-iaH that the new demand
- - - -
of tho strikers fcould not bo granted.
It has widened tne Bpuv uiey assenea.
rinth aides exDresaee confidence In
the outcome of the strike. Strike lead
ers said that everything was going along
..n Thn rnltroada and the brother
hood heads agree that the strikers wero
returning to work Dy uio nunareas. im
ports from various switching yards In
dicated that the strike was not prosper
Ing. More trafflo was moved to-day than
on any day since tho strlko begun.
Live Stock neceipts Increase.
irvi..n nriiiKlnnal nwltch enclnes re
,1111 IV.H " -
turned to work here', while stock yard
receipts, which havo been the barometer
. .otIcM mnvM-ant alnce the walk-out
ujb , -' o --
started, showed a substantial Increase
over yesterday, seven ranroaas orougu.
nhlr.n Uti rArlaida of live stock.
In which were 7,000 cattle, 7,500 hogs and
3 000 sheep, anipmenis easiwaru .rum mo
stock yards amounted t ISO carloads of
live stock and 244 car loads of meat, tho
General Managers' Asoclatlon an
The railroads are holding out to the
-.-ii...-. .., hiv mav return to work
immediately with the same privileges
they bad wnen uiey quiu mo
uestion nas noi mtu miu.
The Federal Grand Jury will begin
vtnn,n. an Innutrv Into tho charge
of profiteering in foodstuffs through the
viMMTi- nnnuiiuiicu u v uiu oliiadi
The United States Attorney's office
charges that potatoes were nem in or
near the Chicago railroad yards until
the price advanced about 2 a hundred
Turn to the cUMlftad "Help Wanted" col.
nmn of Tt Bna snd Ktf York ntrtld
ifl Uki aarantagt oi iu uih
. a ar n m m - m a
3,000 Follow Action of Penn
sylvania Lino Workers
in Philadelphia.
Only Some Largo Centres and
N. Y. Division Excepted in
Keystone Order.
Special to Tut Szx and Nicw Topic Hiiut.n.
Philadelphia, April 17. The "out
law" strike of tho railroad employees
on all lines between Boston and Phila
delphia was ended to-day through the
action of the Pennsylvania State Me
diators. Traffic conditions on nil road?
entering' this city havo returned al
most to normal, and with few excep
tions all .evidence of the strike will
have disappeared by Monday.
Employees of the Philadelphia and
Reading wero the last here to aceopt
the terms to return to work. vAt a
wild and joyous meeting 3,000 of them
voted to-accept tho offer of the road
aa presented by Charles H. Ewing
vice-president in charge of operation,
on receipt of assurances that all men
would bo taken back without prejut
Swing carao through with these terms
after several stormy sessions with Will
iam J. Tracy, chief of the Bureau of
Mediation and Arbitration ot the State
Department of Labor and Industry. It
was said that at the first session be
tween Tracy and the Reading officials he
was "almost thrown out." Quicker, set
tlement of the strike was prevented
through the action ot the Reading in
dismissing eleven' leaders In the strike
who had returned to work. Tho other
men refused to go back to their work
until these men had been reinstated, and
once they were the flow of traffic became
almost normal at once.
On the Pennsylvania complete trafflo
schedules are In operation with the ex
ception of the New York and Philadel
phia service, where stverai trains which
had been annulled havo not been ie
stored. These have been ordered re
turned as soon as possible.
The embargo on express trarnc was
raised on shipments to and from all
points on tho Pennsylvania system with
the exception of the cities of New York,
Baltimore. Pittsburg and local points
on the New York division.
PiTTSBURO. April 17. Railroad man
agers and Brotherhood leaders reiter
ated to-night that the yardmen's strike
gradually. was "going to pieces" and
men wero returning to work. Passenger
traffic on all lines entering the city
showed Improvement during the day and,
there was some Improvement in freight
movement, but It was not of sufficient
volumo to warrant resumption of Idle
Strikers on tho Buffalo, Rochester and
Pittsburg Railroad, about 700 In number,
voted to-day to go back to work, while
work was resumed on the Erie at Mead-
vllle, Pa., when the trainmen returned
to their places. Baltimore ana onio pas
senger trainmen In Pittsburg returned
at noon and Pennsylvania officials said'
their men gradually wero drifting back.
- ,
Baltimore, April 17. The return to
work of the striking railroad operatives,
which began In the Baltimore district
last midnight, continued to-day.
Toledo, April 17. Railroad yardmen
unanimously went back to work to-day.
More than 1,000 switchmen and other
yard employees in the Toledo terminals
who had been off for ten days reported
for work. , ...
All of the twenty-three railroads en
tering here reported that full crews
would be operating to-morrow morning
and that freight would, be moving in
pre-strlke quantities In two or three
Jellicoe to Rale New Zealand.
t s.MtAfcr Anpll 17,Arimlral VUcoilnt
AV.w,-, . . - - - - - '
Jellicoe ot Scapa, former First Sea Lord,
has been appoinieu uoveraor vi now
Of tha clmlfUd "Buslneti Opportunttlet"
adeTTtlieorats In Ttm Sua ia4 Nw Tork
m . abm sr s w . v
Koads Expect Tliree-fourtfe
by Noon To-day. ,
TT ATTT m-v wn Tl t r TT1TTY1T
Traces of I. W. W. and Com
munist Influences Cause
Many Desertions.
PjUBSOiigcr Traffic Near Normal
and Freight About 80 P. 0. '
Is Prediction.
V lAJlU 1UU VU4 4UUO tUIIIVUM a SI (Ml (bet- !
tan aHnn iner n rfnr innr inn fnn fir
the strike was at hand, and that h&
-ia . iji Av..lM 4nIW.
I 1 1 II All 111 lir.i IKIUU lA. AUUA1 UMA VAMWI ,
CU UIU UliU IU1U V wn.v-
tinrl 4 it a toff n rnfrrAirntfnn nf HrrllrAMt
4l.n a.J 4-.A mttA-A Via o1 B II 13 (a
In thn nrmnrv nf TTnhnkfm. and that '
raucous inronff oi 5,ouu nau votea uvh
to return to work until they received '
tinner tney nau yet receivea inai u.uir
demands would be Branted,
The HODoken men, nowover, may
have been indulging in eleventh-hour
defiance, unmixed with sincerity, for
the few Lackawanna engineers w(io
had quit with the firemen voted to, ro-
una enou exomnie. tna iacKawonna
nremen, locai to, iook a vote in&c
qgain mis morning, ana tneir ieao
fip anll ihn li a nn a a ar riAffAt frintSl
... . .... - i '
fart a n A thit f mmam tfll rA. .
Uk 1 Ua n Ull UULll Llirj AAULAUIVUillUl
and Central Railroad of Now Jersey
before noon to-day. v
Meanwhile the brotherhoods were
issuing loun Doners snurp suuemenu
that all those desertcr$ot the brother
hoods who do not report for work be
fore noon to-day, in compliance with
the ultimatum of tho railroad man
agers, -will be regarded" as violators of
that clause in tho brotherhood laws
that prohibits membera from partici
pating In unauthorized strikes. The
notices sent to the strikers make plain
thn fnni .Vint JnaM
hoods shall be expelled. It is then'
indicated that men who, are notfmera.
oers or tne brotherhoods stand Ilttw
chanco of getting jobs on railroads.
Labor Board to (Jet Demand.;
ajohi nigni xanjc Hague, Mayor or
i Jersey City, received from Representa
tives John J. Egan and Cornelius Mc-
Gellannon a telegram that read:
'"Carter of firemen, Stone of engi
neers, Sheppard of conductors anA
Dealt, of trainmen go before the Labor
Board Mondav to.nresent the demand
nr tnn mmrtA tr ti I,, ra.niw.tiv. iw.
Mr. Hague, forwarded, tho, telegram
to Edward McIIugh, chairman of .tlM
executive committee for the strikers;
who read it to the meeting being' held
in Grand View Hall, Jersoy City. It
Was greeted by some cheers and many
hisses. It seemed obvious that noth
ing the present leaders of the brot&t
erhoods can do will reestablish then
in the favor of tho bolters, who assert
that the stxiko Is by way of being a
protest against the brotherhood chlejf
Tne moriDuna nuason unu iuiuwaiian
delegation of the motormcn who have
kun fnrc.rt Into Idleness because of the
HiriKB Ul 1 1 1 U Lu.nl ...... i.'.i. m. . v. u .
. --. - . . n g.t.mn vi.w huh nnn nM
sured their fellow workers that no trains
would run throush tho tubes manned
at... t!nrlin 'am1 lfmlia ttAn nttTTmtfI
Jl ncy auiu khvj vwiu v ,
Shea anceared about ready to yield up j
.t -1 u..a 1 . lt. If A ViaT
had Dleaded with the men and had prom- ;
Ised tnem no personally wouiu su i-
a t. kaiiflir lHftvintr VAnmmmn mvmrw
n V. a nattf Knarrl wiMilri trlVrt thsV'
intj I.OlCUCU aniu
vntnn to Bim.vr qui. caiu eiiicat au
a. ... fkA -nn& Jf All tt WsA ,u
. i In.l-i Iha n (
i ii n rauiirauo mo"w
Shea wa reminded,
The strike Isn't over yet," he replied
rather hope1ey.
fttrllxm to Go to Wftihlnstoil
McHuch said 100 ot me sinners naa
TVsDtte the nessimtsm 01 bnea, in
BUBCIIIiCl fc WUIU .w. ..... - -
tn i vAtitmn that will mein nor'
BU1IIUU l " -' - -----
matter of lct men wero scampering
back for their deserted Joba last night
-Si l. 111 ! VarAtT
m. . .. II -A ..l.t.
noon to-ay, me ranroau uiucuib,
I II O I ClUI il IV Tt wast, si a.w..w .
Wlmtof at :;.t per bujhel dlrtci U
-.7. n it niTiRll.. NtrholM. N. T. lie.
sa A r m r- m
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