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THE SUN, SUNDAY OCTOBER 12, 1919.
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HENDERSON ML
HELP LABOR HERE
jf. P. Assorts Unionism Is
Factor in Keeping Indus
trial Harmony.
BARNES SEES TWQ PERILS
His 'Colleague "Warns Against
Scctionalist nnd Bed
Propaganda.
tlf ItAYMONO O. CAIIIIOM..
tttrial Cabls Despatch to Tni Stm and M
rvAla Ledger.
Copyright, MM. oil rtoAM reserved.
London, Oct. 11. Arthur Henderson,
M. P'i when askcd to dlicuBs the labor
position In America and dreat Britain
nil:
1 am not sufficiently Informed ro,
rsrolng the American Industrial situa
tion to offer expert counsel now, but I
mi sailing for Washington 'October 2S
end prefer to consider tho matter. On
pit arrival I will gladly glvo any as-
i nitance If the opportunity Is offered
The British railway crisis ended by the
Intervention of the responsible trade
union leaders as mediators between the
government and the railway unions
proving (hat trade unionism Is an es
icntlal factor In maintaining Industrial
harmony It It is fully rccognlzod."
Qeorge n. Barnes, II. P., -when sun!
lirly Interrogated before sailing for
America to attend the labor conference,
fili:
"I am going to Washington -with a
lew to binding labor, employers and the
ftato In an' effort to Improve labor condi
tion Internationally. I am glad tlin
we have now In this country rrftt o.r
the worst of our Industrial t-o .l at-. All
classes are now more n 1 than
ever that what Is wtiu u ... io get on
with reconstruct loi .
"The labor movement ,1s In danger
from two Inside causes, 'scctionalist and
revolutionary propaganda.' For tho first
we must set up the necessary machinery
by which the wholo of the trade union
movement will be represented as an
equal authority In adjusting Industrial
difficulties. That would give trade union
ism Its proper place ana would save It
from the second evil to which I have
referred."
Mr. Barnes and Sir Malcolm Dele
Tlace, Under Secretary of the Home
Office, the ofllclal British delegates to
the International Labor Conference in
Washington, sailed to-day on the steam
ship Scandinavian from Liverpool for
Halifax.
200 QUIT TO BACK
STRIKE IN REFINERY
Labor Claims Brooklyn Plant
is Tied Up.
Two hundred employees of the Smyser
Machine Works, at 12J John street,
Brooklyn, went on strike yesterday with
tho workers who are out at the Arbuckle
Brothers Company sugar refinery. Tho
strike there has been In' progress for
two days and it Is claimed by union
leaders that 2,100 have quit work. The
Hmyser company does all of the elec
trical And machine work for tho Ar
buckle plant The employees of the lat
ter concern have presented no demands
but will not return, It Is asserted, until
the Arbuckle strike Is settled.
Tho atrlkors said the Arbuckle re
finery was completely tied up yesterday.
They also charged that natives of the
Philippines, who aro enlisted men In
the navy and at "present on furlough,
received, double time as strikebreakers.
At tho navy yard it was said that It
was entirely possible for the sailors to
don civilian garb while on futlough.
John Furey, president of Local 1100, of
the harbor boatmen and terminal work
ers' union, said he Intended to appeal
to tho commandant of tho navy yard
to take action.
Chris SInnott, business ngent of the
lccal.'charged yesterday that the police
were Interfering with the meetings of
tho strikers and that unless they re
frained from further action of this sort,
he would ask the courts for an Injunc
tion against them.
CALDER SAYS LABOR
MADE PRICES JUMP
INDUSTRIAL PARLEY
NOT FACING FAILURE
Fcara of Ending Conference
Far From Views Exprcssod
by Delegates.
REAL WORK NOT STARTED
Steel Strlko Is Most Sorious
Problem Now Before Na
tional Gathering.
WAR CLAIMS BOARD
ALLOWED TOO MUCH
Curtailment of Production
Blamed for Present Indus
trial Crisis.
I PERUVIAN STRIKES ABE ENDED
Compulsory Arbitration Made thrt
Utr of the Lfind.
Lima, Peru, Oct. 11. Following the
promulgation of a governmental decree
providing for the compulsory arbitration
of all labor disputes, the Industrial sltua
iion hero is rapidly becoming liormaL
The decree, which was based on the con.
stltutlonal amendment approved In the
recent plebiscite held throughout the
country, compels labor leaders to notify
authorities as to their demands. follow-In-
which an arbitration board will, be
formed, , a period of twenty-four hours
being given for the appointment of such
board.
Decisions by the arbitration board are
final, and the neglect or refusal by-elther
party to a controversy to abide by the
result Is punishable by arrest and Im
prisonment. Newspapers expect to re
sume publication at once after a week's
suspension.
WASHiNOTOjf, Oct. 11. Declaring that
labor could not escape responsibility for
much of the Increase In living costs
since last March, and that curtailment
of production Is responsible for much of
the present Industrial situation, Sena
tor Calder of New York to-day In the
Senate called on the present Industrial
Conference not to forget that the In
terests of capital and labor are subor
dinate to the Interests of the general
public.
The conference cannot be a success.
tfco New Tork Senator said. If only tem
porary measures of relief are provided
and If steps are not taken to go to"
the very heart of the trouble. Every
act of the conference, he declared, should
be based on the public Interest and on
industrial stability.
Sketching the present situation. Sena
tor Calder said:
"At the cessation of hostilities prices
had risen, according to the llureau of
Labor statistics, to 107 per cent, above
pre-war levels. On tho early prospects
of an abundance of labor and possible
overproduction, prices receded by
March, 1919, to 98 per cent over the
pro-war level. Labor, however, was de
termined to' hold the status quo In
wages and working commons, or make
them even (more favorable. Strikes
were of Increasing frequency until we
ore having an unprecedented numbtr
of them.
Ileal Reason for Strikes.
MORE REDS SEIZED
IN RAIDS AT GARY
Stockade Being Built' to Hold
Military Prisoners.
Oast, Ind.. Oct. ll.i-Ralda by United
Rates soldiers on half a dozen houses
kt night netted twenty more alleged
"reds." Most of them have been re
vised. A number of stills were raided also
and raisin brandy and distilling ap
lratuj were turned over to the city
police.
At the steel plants the situation re
mains practically unchanged.
Chicago, Oct, 11. A. statement by
Major-Gen. Leonard Wood, commander
w the Central deDartment of the srmv
nd of th troops at Gary, Ind., that
the situation at that steel center was
cue to the presence of a dangerous and
extremely active group of I. W. W. and
anarchists, plans for their suppression
a4 a continuation of the drive against
ulered radicals overshadowed Interest
w-oiy m the gradual Improvement re
Ported In the industrial situation dur.
Jar the last twenty-four hours In the
wucago district.
Military authorities at Clary have be
gan construction of a stockade In which
J military prisoners would be
Mid pending disposition of their cases.
immigration officers arrived there during
"e day and prepared. It was said, to
arrange for deportation of all radicals
talnst whom evidence was found to
upport such action.
tnarles F. Clyne, Federal District At
torney, went to Washington to renort
w the Gary situation, it was under-
uraa, and to recommend special leg-is-utloa
further to curb radical activities
At Indiana Harbor, a band of women
pickets was dispersed by the militiamen
jn duty there under martial law, and
"i?v for a demonstration were blocked.
Three more steel plants In the Chi
"go district will reopen Monday, said
wnoers of the companies to-day. They
e those of the Wisconsin Steel Com
tny at South Chicago, and of the
interstate RtAi rvimn,HV -.i.t. t...
I,?' Bub Chicago and East Chicago,
iv i.uuo men are employed at
three plants.
OUNO
EIGHT FURNACES TO START.
- w
l
In Vnnnirifiinn m.trlt
I'repare to Operate.
Special Despatch to Turn Suw.
JMfllTOWM. flhln n 11 vl.h,
Mst furnaces were being prepared for
' rauon to-day by steel companies hero
Addition to two already pouring metal
nearth furnaces also are getting
r way since the strike began all
ton. I , ,h8 va,ley hav banked,
trati s been blown out. Their op
"ion Is necessary before finishing de-
Unv 'iv s at Ul8 Trumbull Bteel Com
warren, were accelerated to-day
Obw.1 JaPld,y approachlr.at normal.
TukeOn Youngetown Bheet and
jiBV --, .urier iuii uxeu uora-
Har .;,Sp!iblla Iron and 6t"l Com
and Carnegie Steel Company an
operations will be extended to
ra" as ,oon as conditions warrant.
"Soma of these strikes were not so
much for the prosperity of the workers
but In their real effect striKes against
replenishing promptly the national
shortage of goods: strikes,' therefore,
aa-alnst public welfare and lavorame
to the maintenance of the ntgh cost of,
ltvlnar against which tha labor element
and all other elements qiavo been and
are complaining.
'These were and are strikes not only
for higher wages but for shorter hours.'
producing idleness, lack of effort and
reduced output. During the six months
succeeding the armistice the production
of peace commodities, even with the
release of machinery and labor from
war production and with the returning
soldiers to recruit the force of pro
ducers, has been estimated by some
authorities as but half the production
of peace commodities during the six
months preceding the armlsltce, when
our maximum effort was concentrated on
war activities.
"There are other Influences of course
the ;deral Trade Commission asserts
one of these Is the abuse of storage
facilities and possibilities entering Into
the Increasing costs of living, but labor
disturbances, resulting In decreased pro
duction, have largely been responsible for
sending the price level up again, untir
to-day It is 128 per cent, above the prices
current at the beginning of the war, an
Increase of 30 per cent. In six months.
No Escape for Lull or.
tLabor2 cannot escape the respon
sibility for much of this Increase. In
living costs from 98 per cent In March
to 128 per cent. In September. Tho
effects of currency Inflation and of ex
port business had largely spent them
selves by March and cannot properly be
counted as factors In the Increase In
living costs from March to September.
The lack of production Is the major
cause, and this has resulted In the main
because labor has ceased to produce and
has brought Ite economic power to bear
on the solution of what it holds to .bo a
more equitable division of the wealth
already extant.
'While we are quarrelling we are
consuming, and soon the monkey of con
tention will have consumed the cheose.
and If at last .we agree on an equitable
dlvlBton we will find there Is no cheese
to divide. Every one In his senses realizes.
that we should bo creating new weaiui
rather than concerning ourselves with
divisions of wealth already created.
Whether such division bo made through
barter, speculation or wage adjustments,,
still It is dividing and not creating.
"Public welfare clamors for Increased
production at once; Industrial welfare
demands a permanent policy of bargain
ing, so that the minimum of uncertainty
as to future costs be had."
Senator Calder declared It would be
better to defer attempts to meet the
situation thanito devise temporary reme
dies. Temporary llemeUlea Opposed.
"Temporary conditions In Industry,"
he said, "are not the real Issues, Tem-
Bpecfal Despatch to Thi Scs.
Washington, Oct. 11. Washington Is
being beset by fears of a blowup and ut
ter .failure of tho National Industrial
Conference as a result of lack of prog
ress and the apparent opposing Interests
of employers and employees. That there
la no real basis for this pessimism Is
plain even to a superficial observer,
much less those who have given close at
tention to the conference and' Its devel
opments. There Is scarcely a delegate to
the conference who Is not honestly optl
mlstio as to the outcome and outspoken
In his or her beliefs.
Tho conference Is beyond doubt facing
a serious problem In the steel strike
settlement resolution of the labor group.
Members of the conference who aro the
moving spirit In the effort to bring re
sults are a unit In scofllng.the Idea that
there Is any such thing as an Impasse or
even a situation approaching one.
They point out not for quotation
that thoso who expected labor and capi
tal would bring the same viewpoint to
the conference or that they would
reach a common viewpoint even before
discussion In the conference was under
way, to put It mildly, need something
by way of Industrial or economic educa
tion.' They are inclined to laugh over
the apparently serious statements that
labor and capital aro far apart and
both determined and unwilling to make
any concessions.
Real Start Not Yet BLdc.
Ono of the leaders In the conferencn
movement and an active participant
pointed out to-day that neither capital
nor labor, employers or employees, have
had a good opportunity yet to unbend,
and that" much has been and will be ac
complished In this direction In a short
time.
Up to the present time employers
and employees have each advanced a
set of principles. ' As usual there am
some uncontested points in each, but for
tho major part they represent opposing
positions, but lack anything startling,
new or radical. Neither the conference
nor tho general committee of the con
ference has yet reached discussion of
these principles and has made no at'
tempt to bring together the opposing
views stated.
In this situation many delegates who
were In Washington to-day, while ob
Jocttng to an exposition of personal
views, agreed that there was scant foun
datton for repeated reports that the con
ference faced disaster and could only be
saved by an appeal to the President.
So far as could be learned there has
been no definite move made by tho con-
fevtr.co for an appal to the President or
for any form of. reorganisation. Xhere
are thoso who are frankly determined to
reform the rules of procedure, if pos
etble, to break up continued and binding
group action on every subject.
It was learned on good authority to
day that there Is an apparent preponder
ance of opinion among the employers'
croup that nothing could be gained
through an appeal to the President, at
least so far ns the employers are con
cerned. They take the position that
there Is thorough understanding of the
purpose of the conference, and that It
could not be further enlightened. This
position Is taken with regard to the
conference, however, and not the steel
strlKer
The forces of lapor represented In tho
conference might obtain sympathetic sup-
port from the President on the steel
strlko issue, as the Chief Executive has
made his pfiltlon plain. Ho urged set
tlement by arbitral. n before the confer
ence met. lJecause of opposition from
the employers and possibly from the
public group, however, It seems that any
nppeal to the President on the steel
strike resolution would come from the
labor representatives and not from tho
conference.
Interest In organized labor's effort to
obtain Intervention by the conference In
the steel strike shifted to-day to New
loric ana steel centres, wnere members
of the steering committee of fifteen
which came to a deadlock over the reso
lutlon yesterday, are endeavoring to se
cure sufficient concessions from the stoel
corporations to enable tho committee to
agree upon a report to lay before the
conference Tuesday.
Members of the committee) here pointed
out that conference action would be use
less unless the United States Steel Cor
poration was willing to accept mediation
by the conference and agree to relnstato
the striking workmen pending the report
or tne adjudication committee of six pro
posed by (Mr. Gompers.
Judge E. II. Gary returned to New
York yesterday following the session of
the conference, and Is expected to confer
w(th the directors of the Steel Corpora
tion, of which he is chairman.
Standard Steel Car Co. Got
Big Sum, Is Charge.
"Washington, Oct. 11. Charges that
the War Claims Board In settling Gov
ernment war contracts with the Standard
Steel Car Company, of Hammond, Ind.,
allowed the company Jl, 832, 654 more
than It Is entitled to was made before
the House War Department Expendi
tures Committee to-day by L. J. Blakey,
Government cost accountant. During
the war Mr. Blakey was Government
Accountant In the car company's plant.
Evidence was also presented by Mr.
Blakey purporting to show that Col. Ev
erett S. Hughes, ordnance officer, who
negotiated the contract and Its settle
ment, withheld from the board Mr. Blak
cy's audit of the company's war work,
Which shows the Government should
have paid the company $1,167,346, In
stead of $3,000,000, as has been done. In
addition he claimed that the company
all during the war misrepresented Ha
production costs.
"Tho Standard Bteel Car company,"
he Bald, "received a 'procurement order
for tho manufacture of gun carriages
for 9 Inch howitzers, none of which
It completed before tho armistice, but
00 of which were completed after tne
armistice, at a total cost to the Gov
ernment of $59,000 each, although they
cost to build less than $30,000 each.
The company withheld records no that;
tho Government accountants were unable
to obtain nil the figures with exactness.
The War Department also permitted
the company to keep material which had
cost the Government $2,000,000 and
which Is needed and could be used by
the Watortown Arsenal, for which the
company allowed tho Government only
$100,000."
LONG, HARD WINTER
BEGINS THIS MONTH
Cold Weather to Continue
Until Middle of May,
Farmer Dunn Says.
GET COAL, HIS "WARNING
Prediction Based on Calcula
tions, Not SqirrolB' Deeds
or Nut Caches.
SEES SOLUTION OF
UNREST IN BIOLOGY
l'luns for Outside Proposals,
Proposals sent by the League for In
dustrlal Bights to the conference were
made public to-day. The conference
has decided that proposals of this na
ture from outside agencies will be fur
nished each of the three groups, which
are at liberty to bring them up for die
cusslon In the regular way.
One of tho measures proposed would
mane It unlawful for any. person or cor
poratlon to "support any strike, lock
out or other kind of Industrial welfare,'
before the parties Involved have had time
to act upon the terms demanded. An
other would make It a misdemeanor
for policemen or firemen to affiliate with
any labor union not composed exclus
Ivoly of fellow employees.
The three women members of the
nubllo group began formulating de
mands to be presented on behalf of
women. The delegates Ida M. Tar-
bell of Now York, Gertrude Barnum of
Chicago and Lillian Wald of New York
favor legislation equalizing the legal
status In Industry of men and- women
ana are drafting their views for nresen
tatlon to (he conference through the
public group, Tuesday,
Miss uarnum Bald that while a com
plete list of standards' of working con
clltlona would not ba prcsetned, all
Prof. Emerson Shows by Anal
ogy Mistakes Being Made.
Greater attention to the natural bio
logical laws by which humanity exists
was proposed as tho remedy for the pres
ent Industrial unrest by Prof. Harring
ton Emerson In an address last evening
on "Those Economic Principles We Must
All Grasp to Correct tho Crooked Think
ing That Extends from President to Pau
per," at the first bi-monthly conference
of the National Association of Employ
ment Managers, held In tho Pennsylvania
Hotel.
Prof. Emerson contended that collec
tive bargaining by either capital or labor
would fall at this time without a code of
morality to which either party might
turn for precedent. A code, he said,
might be devised by a commission con
sisting of such men as Cardinal Mercler,
Gen. Gorgas and Charles W. Eliot, presi
dent emeritus of Harvard, who would re
spectively advise capital and labor on mo
rality. Hygiene and vocational aptitude,
Both employees and employers are to
day Issuing ultimatums to one another
on -which neither Is qunllfled to pag, but
with which such ' a commission could
deal, he said.
"Dr. Eliot Is aa great an authority
on education as he is not a great au
thority on profit sharing," Prof. Emer
son said.
The professor reduced to-day's In
dustrial situation by a series of anal
ogles to elements comparable to those
making up the human body and even
went so far ae to say that the Steel
Corporation had a "heart."
A collapse equalled only by that of
present day Ilusela was predicted by
him unless the nation would turn for
Its advice to men suited to deal with
the phases of human and biological re
lationships.
Man has the right to Improve on
nature," he said, "but thnt Is very dif
ferent from setting nature aside. In
biology t can And no nnalogy to what
has been termed industrial democ
racy.' "
ENTERTAIN BRITISH
SOCIAL WORKERS
This winter Is golngTb.be a nipper.
It won't bo as savage' as" the chronic
blizzard oM917, but It will be a whole
lot colder than last winter,'
EllaB B. Dunn says so and Ellas has
been right often, enough (as weather
prophets go) to compel respect for his
prognostications. When he paid his
seasonal visit to Tub Sun early last
June he opined that the country was In
for a cooltsh summer. His calculations
proved to his satisfaction that the mer
cury wouldn't climb above 90 degrees
more than ten times In the whole sum
mer and probably wouldn't get that high
more than six times. It went above 90
Just six times.
Farmer Dunn everybody calls him
Farmer" since the days before 1898
when he was the official weather prophet
In New York made his pre-wlnter call
on The Sun last night and submitted
the prediction of a long, cold spell be
ginning the latter part of this month
and enduring until about the middle of
May.
"Deductions from my system of sea
sonal forecasting Indicate," said the
Farmer, "that the coming winter will be
long and cold, with heavier and more
frequent snowfalls than tne average
winter brings. Freezing temperatures
are likely to begin the latter part of
October and will continue urilll about
May 12. The cold will be relieved occa
sionally by short periods of mild
weather, periods of two or three days
at a time. I reckon that tho minimum
temprature will not get below sero
more than three times, however,"
Like most all wizards, the Farmer
is clos'emouthed about his methods of
wizardry. He calculates upon the basis
of the records of many years fifty or
sixty and takes into consideration the
peculiarities of the current year. He
sniffs at the hit or miss methods of
nature, faker wizards, guesses based on
the observations of squirrels storing
nuts earlier than usual, because ho dis
covered years ngo, bo says, that such
methods nrd very fallacious.
"When I was In tho Government ser
vice," sa,ld Farmer Dunn, "we spent a
lot of time and money collecting a record
of these local, rustic superstitions. We
made a list of all the farmers' beliefs
and tho sailors' beliefs, and we submitted
them to Investigation. The result was
.that wo found that they Just don't work
out. The study of weather is an exact
science -which cannot be left to squirrels
or nuts."
Prudent people would do mighty well
this fall to lay In a big coal supply early,
Farmer Dunn thinks, and to take other
reasonable precautions against the stiff,
sharp winter he believes to be due.
TO CRUSH VILLA BY JAN. 1.
Mexlcnn Federals Soon to Deirln
Move A'trnlnat Outlaw.
Juarez, Mexico, Oct. 11. By January
1, 1920, the Villa rnovemenl In Chihua
hua will be entirely crushed and Its
leader will cease to be a factor In Mexi
can politics, Gen. Manuel Dleguez, Mex.
lean Federal commander of military
operations In the northern zone, declared
to-day after he hod read a statement
made by a courier at Washington that
Villa would begin a major movement
soon.
"Villa Is now at Ban.Bartolo, Duran
go, with a force of eighty men, which
represents his entire military forces,"
said Gen. Dleguez, who Is here for an
Inspection tour along the border.
"We are now developing a movement
by which tho enemy will bo caught be
tween two units of my forces one mov
ing south, 2,000 strong, under Gon. Pablo
Qulroga, and the other moving north
rrom Durango, l,4oo strong, under uen,
Miguel Laveaga."
ALIMONY PRISONER
FACES LIFE TERM
Head of Ludlow Street Jail
Club, Threadbaro and For-'
lorn, "VVcops in Court.
WHIT HIS LAST HOPE
Well Dressed Wifo Listens to
Plea With Air of Indifference.
A pitiable figure Btdod before Justice
Hendrlck of the Supreme Court In the
latter"s chambers yesterday afternoon
and pleaded for his freedom. The man
waB collarless and his shirt was worn
threadbare nnd patched In several places.
His clothing, also patched In many
places and worn thin, seemed to hang
on his spare frame. Dark circles around
his eyes accentuated the unnatural pal
lor of his face. His only offense was
the lack of $500 or friends who would
be willing to go surety for him for that
amount
The man was David Qoldhaber, -frequently
referred to by the officials In
charge of the Ludlow street Jail as the
president of the Alimony Club. He Is
the oldest member of that unique gath
ering, having been ,in Jail since April,
although six months' confinement Is sup
posed to be the limit, and unless he
obtains the relief he seeks through the
habeas corpus writ upon which Justice
Hendrlck heard arguments yesterday he
may bo forced to remain In prison ror
the rest of his life.
Tears streamed down his face as he
extended his hands to tho Justice, de
spair was written on his face and In his
nvery movement. His eyes sought the
floor as he brushed his face with the
back of his hand. With one shoo he
tried to cover ur a hole In the other
throuKh which his bare foot could be
seen. The clothing he woro , comprised
thft sum total of his possessions.
"Please help mo, Judge," he pleaded.
'I cannot help myself while I am In
Jail. Let me go again as a free man and
I will do anything she wants me to do."
Across the Toom eat a well dressed
woman. Her clothing was of good qual
ity and About her neck was an expen
sive summer fur. She listened to the
Irian's entreaties with an air of Indiffer
ence which amounted to boredom. Sho
was Mrs. Anna Qoldhaber of 148 Essex
street, on whoso complaint her husband
was arrested and 1b being deprived of
his liberty,
Qoldhaber rwaa arrested for contempt
when he failed to pay his wlfo the ali
mony' awarded In a separation suit.
Justice Tlerney placed liU surety at
$500, and when It became apparent that
the man could not, provide this bond
after he had been In Jail for several
months Samuel E. Miller, an attorney
of 90 Nassau street, became Interested
In the case and took up cudgels In bo-
half of Qoldhaber to tvohlm from life
Imprisonment.
A habeas corpus writ was taken out.
Justice Hendrlck listened, to the argu
ments, frequently expressing surprise
that such a condition should be possible
In a matrimonial action. When Mrs.
Qoldhaber refused ' to relent the court
reserved decision. Goldhaber was re
turned to the Ludlow, street Jail.
MEXICO YIELDS ON PASSPORTS.
CoiiNiils Directed to Viae Creden
tials of British Subjects.
Mexico Citt, Oct 11. Passport dlffl
cltles between Mexico and Great Britain
have been adjusted, according to a state,
ment Issued by the Foreign Office. Mex
ican consuls. It Is announced, have been
ordered to vise passports of British resi
dents of Mexico who have been absent
and now wish to return to this country.
The same procedure. It Is added, has
been ordered by the British Foreign
Offlco.
It Is unofficially stated the Mexican
British diplomatic situation shows Im
provement with the early appointment
of diplomatic representatives by both'
countries probable.
Lnclc of nvr Material JSliuta Plant
Portsmouth. Ohio, Oct. 11. All de
partments of tho Whltaker-GIessner
steel plant except the blast furnace will
be Idle after to-night, A. J. McFarland,
general manager, announced to-day. The
plant employs 6,000 men. Shortage of
materia). It Is said, caused the shutdown.
Luncheon in City Club for
"Inspiration Seekers.
A party of British social workers and
writers seeking to obtain American in
splratlon for the labor movement In
England along with other social reforms
was entertained at a luncheon yester
day In the City Club, C7 West Forty
fourth street, by a reception committee
consisting of John Lovejoy Elliott, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Robins, Herbert
Croly, Mrs. Charles L. Tiffany, 'Mrs.
Victor Forban, tho Rev. Percy Stlckney
Grant and others.
In the visiting party were Alford
Knight, a lawyer and publisher inter
ested In opening tho British bar to
women: W. N. Ewer, poet and foreign
editor of the London Daily Herald; F.
W. Pethlck-Lawrcnce, a worker for
woman suffrage; B. N. Langdon-Davtes,
examiner of tho Scottish Board of Edu
cation, and Mrs. Monica Ewer, a Lon
don dramatic critic
Mr. Langdon-Davies said the party
had come to seek sympathetic liberal
thought in America. "We want to bor
row some of your energy and vigor,"
he said. "There Is a complete lack of
civil liberties In England. Under the
Defense of the Realm Act the individ
ual never knows where liberty starts
or ends, or when he Is secure. The
Lloyd George Cabinet, In my opinion,
will see the end of Its existence after
tho next budget In April. Labor is
winning all the byc-elcctlons and It Is
reasonable to believe that It will rule
outright In two or three years."
Mr. Pethlck-Lawrence said the wom
en of England were chiefly Interested at
present In their political duties and
reform In the divorce law. Mr. Knight,
sneaking of Infringements of personal
rights In England, said he thought
Americans receive more Justice because
they are entitled in all cases to a civil
trial. In England It Is possible- to In
flict Imprisonment without a charge or
a trial, he said.
Tho party will remain In the country
soveral weeks and will attend the con
ference of the Anglo-American Tradi
tion of Liberty in the Commodore Hotel
October' 21 and 25.
conference.
MINISTERS FLEE HONDURAS.
porary remedies may do more harm than matters affecting women In Industry
good. Just as the policy o following the - which were within tho scope of the con
line of least reslstence during the war ' ference would be brought before the
aggravated the Industrial controversies
we' have had since the armistice was
signed. Rather than devise passing pal
liatives and defer the final reckoning it
would be prudent, In the opinion of some,
to adjourn the conference and permit
economic pressure to write Its ruthless
solution."
Nor would selfishness be permitted to
enter into the settlement, declared the
New Tork Senator.
"The public," he said, "will have little
patlenco In seeing Its Interests subordi
nated and Its production held In abey
ance, while either employer or employea
perfects machinery or systems for self
ish protection or exploitation. If the
spirit Is wrong, no amount of machinery
can be created to adequately serve publlo
welfare, necessity and convenience; If
the spldt Is right, the machinery already
In existence con continually bo perfected."
San Salvador, Republic of Salvador,
Oct, 11. Gen. Santiago Mezo Callx and
Dr. Antonio Bermudez have arrived from
Tegucigalpa, having leslgned their posts
as Ministers of Publlo Works 'and of
the Treasury respectively. They state
that Dr. Francisco Bogran has assumed
possession of the office of President of
the republlo In succession to President
Bertrand, lately deposed, but that Presi
dent, Bogran lacks the necessary energy
HOUSE ILL ON STEAMSHIP.
State Department Message Says
He Has Attack of Grip.
Washington, Oct. 11. Col. E. M.
House, one of the American delegates
to the Peace Conference, Is ill aboard
the steamship Northern Pacific, on which
he Is returning from- France, according
to a .radio message received to-day at
the State Department. lie was said to
be suffering from an attack of grip, but
his condition was described as not seri
ous. Col, House was stricken with a severe
attack of grip several months ago while
In Paris, and It was Buggested at the
State Department that his return hflne
at this time was because of a recurrence
of the attaok. Ho Is duo to arrive at
New 'York Monday.
Fifty Destroyers OR Pensaoola.
Pensacola, Fla., Oct. 11, Moro than
to dominate tho abnormal situation In i fifty torpedo boat destroyers are a few
which Honduras now finds Itself tning
to the extreme development of partisan
hatred.
Opponents of the faction now In power,
they assert, are being forced to leave
the country owing to the revengeful at
titude of their opponents.
miles out from the harbor to-night, hav
ing arrived here late to-day after a dash
from New York. The boats wll enter
the harbor to-morrow morning. Only
ono stop was made on the trln from
New York, the fleet putting In at Key
west lor a snort time.
What really explodes in
your engine
With
Sluggish
Ga
8 parts of air to
1 partol gasoline
With
TYDOL
Gas
IS parts ol elrto
1 partol gasollno
How to make 15 to 1 adjustment
After filling the gasoline tank
with Tydol, run tho engine until
warm. Then lift tho hood.
Turn tho gas adjustment on tho
carburetor, decreasing gradually tho
flow of gasolino.
When the engine begins to slow
down, turn the gas adjustment back,
increasing the flow slightly until you
get a maximum engino speed.
This will givo you tho 15 to 1 adjust
ment. If you have a "rich" and
"lean" adjustment on tho dashboard
?ou can use an even leaner adjustment
han the abovo.
On hills and in traffic use thq rich
dash adjustment; on tho level or in
the country use tho lean.
This assures maximum mileage and
minimum carbon with Tydol.
Tydol will operato on tho rich mix
ture needed by inferior gasoline.
But Tydol is made so you can use
the 15 to 1 mixture less fuel and
moro air.
How many of these cars
Loothly?
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are running si
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LOOK FOR THIS SIGN-
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S you plough through Forty-
second street or up over
the ramp on your way out
Park Avenue do the cars about
you "pick-up" smoothly?
Often you hear their engines
sputter and miss and knock.
Often black smoke puffs from
the exhausts. That means too
rich a mixture, a carburetor
adjusted to sluggish gasoline
that vaporizes slowly.
How about your own exhaust,
your own engino? For driving
m traffic such as this, low-grade
gasoline requires a rich smoky
mixture to furnish proper power.
Much of each charge con
denses in the cylinders and
fails to explode. This leads to
burned, out bearings, carboni
zation, scored cylinders, broken
piston rings and other troubles.
You need not take such
chances with your car. Fill up
tho tank with Tydol, tho Econ
omy Gasoline.
VeEDOL, tho lubricant that to
tilts heat, prevent the rapid for.
matlon of sediment in your oil and
minimize friction and tccar.
90 of engine troubles are due
Tydol vaporises fast. Every
drop of Tydol delivers live
power at the piston heads.
With Tydol in the tank have
your dealer make the famous
15 to 1 adjustment. (See chart
at left.) Then you will be us
ing 15 parts of air to one part
of gasoline.
Now you will know the keen
enjoyment of an engine that is
off with a punch on tho coolest
mornings. Now, at tho end of
a day's run, you will find an
extra gallon or two of gasoline
in the tank. Now you are safer
from commou engine trouble.
Yet Tydol costs no moro than
sluggish gasoline.
Look for the orange and black
Tydol sign.
You cannot buy Tydol at cut rates with,
out taking a chance on adulteration
TIDE WATER OIL
SALES CORPORATION
11 Broadway, New York
Telephone I Bowling Green 0000
to inferior oils. Veodol prevents
these troubles. Hate tho old oil
cleaned out of your crankcase and
fill it tcith Ve'edol. Soltl by rell.
able dealers everywhere.
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