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FULFILL PEACE-TIME PLEDGE upreme Knight Flaherty Shows Werk of National Service Is Being Continued I low," replied the Marshal. "All I UlAn Ni..ln -. .,-- , ' wnnt Is for jeu te nppenr at the Fed WAR FUND FOR VETERANS eral Bulldinc for n hwirlnc Friday." ' "Hlmll I liriuB ball?" usked l.icuten- nnt ijnmiten. tprtM nispnlch le Kvenltii ruMt l.t&err I "Yen. $10,000." nid tlie Marshal. Atlantic City. Auc. 1. I'elntlnc ttlc 102t.22 reeerd of the Knight . , . . , """""" " " luiiiiimcni 01 ineis pii-up- "j wnnt ,nv friends, mid the mnnu TO the American people te maintain ti facttircrs in the northeast who have times of peace the chew ter national mice which they displayed In time of "i eiiim-inc rvnicut .mines n ria- nrty, of I'lillndelphln, In hi annual tepert before the fortieth International convention today, struck the keynote I for() , (.,vll Seivlee Commission, I 8i the sessions nt the Amb:iidnr Hetel, without a black mark against my po pe when he declared that the Knldit Hee record. ' Would make their deed, and net thHr I t "Xt 7Tl $TX - werus uie strongest argument ter re- Unions nmity among Americans of ilAtirtmlnrttlrtu mi ' . . . me renvemwn, exeeuing in numeers the "America first" convention of tlie Kninhti in Sun Francisce Inst cer. ,. i,...i.. ,ii. , ' ... MJU.UUK members of the order from every State In the I'nlen nnil every province Of Canada, besides from Newfoundland. thb Plilllppines. llnweli, Alnshn. Pan ama and Perte Hlee. Ter the first time Mexico mid Culm have sent full State delegations. Governer Kdwnrd T. IMunrd ami Mayer Kdward Under, the latter n member of the K. of ('., welcomed the delegates nffielnlly te New Jersey nnd the convention city. In his review and prospectus of the ntiUnl program. Supreme Knight Kla-i "Per the lart week I have been busy nerty declared the order's American i arranging some business affairs In con history movement was the most effec- , Wi Um with n bureau of investigation tlve of nny ence time patriotic work j which I am uoeut te establish with two ever undertaken by the Knights. "I partners. I prcMime I shall have te lav condemn most emphatically." he aid. ' aside this work until the present ca'e "the vicious and insldueiis pi epagnndu ( Is disposed of. which alleges Mint the war fund of thej "I hnve taken two oaths In my life Knights of Columbus is being put te time; one when I became a naturalised use in the historical and Italian welfare ' clttren, another when I became n mem mem werk of the organization. Net one , 1. r of the Philadelphia Police Itiireau, penny of the inniu-.x has been devoted te te upheld the Constitution of the United these or any ether movements net di- State- and the Commonwealth efl'enn- rcctly related te the welfiue of the American service men. lie declared thnt the pregrnm te er er pend the $7,000,001) balance f its wnr fund en educational and hospitalization work, had progressed te suih an extent that the Knights, during the last twelve months, rendered seivice in :',(', Im. pltels te mere than 'J.i,M00 men, thnt they had graduated 7000 from their eve. ning schools, provided :t.".oeo tree courses in their new natienul corre spondence school nt New Hnxen and paid the way of ."00 veterans in furt, colleges for another year. Tlie col cel leges included such institutions ;1 l'alc, Georgetown and Notre D.ime. "Tlireugli rergctfulness." ,P ndded. "the country is little acquainted with the magnitude of the problem confront ing the Natien in merited care for the disabled remnniits of our army. These disabled men would be the lust te repu diate the statement that they are ohject ehject ohject ef charity, but they are objects of care, nnd I pledge the Knights of Columbus te serve them te the end of our re sources." The Knizhts of Columbus chief averred that the Knights Imd sei the brakes en tee rapid growth during tin- last j ear in order te centeutiute their energies upon necessnry weiit under taken. Tliej had declined te extend their organization te Poland. Argentine. Denmark. England and I'rniice. Net-' wlthstnuding urgent Invitations iruin these countries. Lewis Asks Owners te Peace Conference Continued fmm rune One passion will be allajid and reason pre- dominate. We arc able te figlit in- ' definitely, hut much prefer the pursuits of peace te the ills of itiiln-tiiul war- ' fare. IifleliS for I'uhlie Support "We feel thnt the American public i will support our offer te meet at the' eenference table and will em mirage tlie corporate interests invehul tu luiie their representatives present. "The making of n basic settlement In the central competitive Held will per mit of an unimdlnte following setlle nifnt in all of the eutlving biluiiiineiis cool districts and should pine ilie u for an immediate adjustment in th anthracite coal tiidi's as well Such result will be acclaimed bj e,i citizen. "These who block the micces., of such a conference by refusal te patth ipate Vfheuld. therefore, be mnde te bear full "Fespenslbillty for the continuing sitUH. tien." ' An unexpected feature of the an thrnclte Mayers' visit today wi.s their meeting with Mr. Lewis et the lielli -Tiie-Sjratferd. The MevuV parn en countered Mr. Lewis In the hotel lobby and, following infroductiens, the en tire group withdrew te p s""lu.l. d cur lier and sturteil a di.u vhi Ii lusted two hours. NeitliiT side would discuss what had been brought out duilng the lengtln talk ether than te say it wns tl nn sense a preliminary conference te the one scheduled later in the day with the operators. Mayer Jehn Durkan, of Scrnntnu. serving as spokesman for the Majer-. liter said they were merely "iiiedlaleis , without n nlnn" and willing te take nd- Tantttge of eiery opening te hung ahi ut ' the peace desired. 'Phn visiting Majers, besiden Mr lvtere I.s Menutl ; P. IJrewn, I Ittsten , Jehn Mary KenruintfjuftlH. Cnrbondele, and Dan I. Hart. ' "'iu iV03Hl 78HWilkc8- He rre. Hirelu M. Le- Mr. Wnrrlner's office in the Lafayette &I-I..... U m (111 . .. -t.n.HH .... .1... wif! !V '. J1U11UI11K wue LiivLii us uie meeilllL' place for the visiting Mayers and the bead of the Operators' Committee. Union leaders asserted the meeting had e meaning for them. . Mr.' Lewis, however, snid he would keep an eye" en the conference and i firatt developments." , It I expected tlie conference will for fer Irward" te President Harding a report en ' ditiens in uie num-ceiu district of ' tkia State. Ihe municipal executives miSt their several cities yestertluy for Philadelphia. LYNCHING IN ARKANSAS Meb Hanei Man in Het sprnggi ' 'ter an.i Mimetimes as a credi- .. 1 .- a ,L '"". ter If, it says, (Ireut Britain's un Publio Square After Sheeting 'doubted obligations us a debtor are te Met Springs, Am,, Aug. 1. (By A.'1"' enforced, her net less undoubted 6) Bunk Hnrrls, Negro, was taken itn officers here today and hanged lu -public square, following the death any today of Mnurlce Connelly, tn in- Fur- Uatt bl ft Negro burglar. .' TWTi ' " , . . H<iM. On., Aug. 1. (By A. P.) 04vr, a negre, alleged slayer of ,-3yra. a ueputy uticrlff, and Uen today by. a mob ,'Rwa.eaKers nriugin Um Seek High Officials in Huge Rum Plot t'entlnurd from Face One Inc." cheritHcd Orlffln nnil tln nuprn- tiVPS. A Deputy United States Marshal served n warrant en former Lieutenant 'Hamilton enrly this mernlnc nt his i home, when lie wax dresslntr. "De yen want me te come with you?" Lieutenant Ilnnilltun called dewnstair te the Marshal. "Ne. Andy, jeu're tee ceed n fel- te, Lieutenant Hamilton said Inter he of. J;- "J" '""''I1;''"1 !T i'.T ,"'?"'""' nml knew he would he vindicated. steed by me se hi ally. I want my mi .....in. ..in....... ...,.i u.,..it,... i i... i... i, I nil 1I1II1V. " l.t.l " 3" II, .-, HI f- J VI- Ire Department, te withheld Judgment jn tliin ease until It Is ever. wlicn they'll find I will come through clean," ""J,!,1!0 ",Mltc.'i,?"t., , T ,,, , newsnaners. I de knew, however. Hint. Ml, I never detailed any patrolman or any etlir officer runnoetoil with the Twcti- t ty-feurth Police District nt the te- , ,i m, ,l u-nre muse. . V.....'. - - w. "All the charges that nppenr in the newspapers In my case will be easily dlspreveil. The Government ellicin's already have dug up n bunch of creeks VIVl Vlilllli iu Villi III from tlielr rank but as yet thev have net involved the police department and ' the-'re net going te linelve me. V lend of Matt Griffin ,. .. ,, .,r... .ni i .l in Matt l. piffln called a the rVen- t, -four h Distr ict as he lias , ailed nt every district I hove been connected -'hJ" ''''"S-'f'fc . " '.'"Vii'-V." none' emu x e.iv uvm in ins, nn are mere than passing acquaintances; we are friends. Concerning any charges that tire made against him in line this matter, i Knew nuseiuteiy netii- syhama. These I have lhed up te te the best of my ability. My rtsenl ih a lenl American citizen and as an effi cient police officer stnnds unchallenged." Lieutenant Hamilton said he hnd i heard of the arrival of the liquor at the warehouse, and had sent the. dls trler deteitUes te lliU'stigtttc. They learned tint customs officers were lit cliarge. nnd en dutv night and day. The lieutenant therefore told Ills men te stav i away from the warehouse unless tlicy , were sent for 1 Says Customs Guard Confessed According te District Attorney 1'rled iniiii. Arthur V. llamlll. l'j'l Seuth Pfty-third street, a customs inpecter, has made a full confession nn, fr. nisheil nil me defnils of the plan bv which It was ctpected te emptv .Villi) i barrels containing whisky nnd stibsti tute plain water for the contents. Tlie water would have hi-en sljippe, ' te Greece i's whisky had tlie plans ma tured, ,i was said, and the liquor would hne been disposed of heie through mi mi dergreuiid channels It was pointed out i at the I'ederal Building tins morning that by this scheme the owners of the whNl: would have been paid twice for their goods, once by tlie consignee in (ireece i here and again by the purcha-ers Itesides Hamilton. Smith. Griffin. Kane. Hntnill. Simen and MeTiuiianv. wnrr.iuts were issued for Jehn I'rledri' h, a bottler. Piftli street nnd ItUlng Sun auntie : Lewis II. Ai'fen. lrlros lrlres Apartments. N"w Yeik; Dr. Geerge K. Kherllin. .iiihlIeten Apartnunts, New Yerk; Jeseph Kleiiiian, Lind'n. N. J., and Samuel Gnttcsfclt, Atlantic City. Hninlll is 'aid te have told Friedman tint the plans for the d:tii)s,il of the whisk had net matured te any extent when tve factors combined (e bring the mutter te an name Hate halt. The first was n sheitage of funds te finance operations and tic second the Inter Inter vimleii of the Government. Hnmill said he had been premised Sliniii and .JlO for each barrel emptied, but lie declared he received only SI loe In all, he asserted. 100 barrels hail been nipt ml and refilled, for which he should have been paid SIOOO in addition te the initial cash payment wlilth he sold luel hi en premised him It is charged in the nffadivt that the nn ii conspired te remove whisky In a legal maniier from the New Helium Dis tilelij, ut Helium, Pa , for expert nnd then te substitute water for the whisky. CHICAGO CAR LINES TIED UP AS 20.000 QUIT WORK Improvised Means of Transporta tion for 3,000,000 Persons Chicago, Aug. 1 - 'lwentv thnusan 1 uietnrmen. condecters and guards en -urfitee nnd I'le.utcd lines went nn sriil.c nt 1 i'i lei k this morning nifalnst a 1" pei cent wage reduction, and the grenti'i pnrt of i he working portion of Chicago's ncirlv '. 000. 000 persons was I'eiceil te seek improvised transporta tion Hundreds of jiinev busses from sur rounding towns were en the Jeb with the bienk'ef da;.. They were sum moned das age by Charles C. Fitzinnr rls, chief of police, w lien m strike ap peared te be lnivitnh'.e. The walkout really began at 11 P M last night, w lien the surface raimeri ending runs nt that hour took their cars te the barns Frem then en as runs were finished the inotermun nnd con cen con ducters 'eft off weiit, und In the enrlv hours of the morning the nuiube- of curs en the street gradually dwindled te zero CANNOT TREAT U. S. LOAN AS ISOLATED INCIDENT Britain Addresses Nete te Allies Concerning War Debts lyoudeii, Aug. 1 (By A. P i -The HritlsJi (imcriimeut cannot treat the repa.Miient if the Angle- Amei lean lean its It It we iv en i-elated incident in , which mil the I'niiisl Suites and lireat Mrltuin had ail rnnccni, mijs a note addressed loilie b the Curl of Hal four, acting Foreign Nciret.irj, te Piume. Italy, .luge-Slnvlii, Kuimitilu, Portugal and (J recce. This transaction, lentlnues the note, Is but one of a connected series In which (iiuit llntiilii appears sometimes right at, a creditor cannot be left whell lu abeyance. Declaring it Is regretfully constrained te request the French Government te make ariaugements for dealing te the best of lt ability wir,h tlie Anglo Angle French leans the British Government miyH it desires te explain thnt the amount of Interest and repayment for which It auks depends (em ou what France 'and the ether allies ewe Great Britain than en what Grclt Britain has EVENING PUBLIC E Fusillade of Shots Exchanged Before Guards Drive Back Crowd in Fayette Region FIRING CONTINUES AN HOUR Ru Aiieclatttl l'rcsi I'nlnnlnuti, Pa., Auk. 1. Deputy sheriffs and guard nt the mine of the li'ienit Hill Ceal and Coke Oe.npnny near Point Marlen. I'a.. In ih? Fayette strike legion, fought with it crowd of i tmtl t llil ttlrttl f. ili.u. .. !. lt,itr . . " .... '..!. ' I'1"' enrly today. The shoetini: lnsled mere than nn lieur. Nene of the guards or deputies were wounded, hut senrrhlng parties were In the weeds today looking for members of the nssalllriK party who micht have been hit. Shortly after '! o'clock the mine cunrd", watt-oiling their regular pests, "aw a rni4et go up fiem n hill behind the tipple. They rnn up the rice and hnd progressed only n few hundred feet KtLZZ ISLt t S'C the brush. The deputies and guards sought safe ty in n nearby weeds and returned the lire. This jert of fighting continued until the .unrds decided te I'linrire. - J I ,,, . .. . a-- j J.lley rti-iifii into tlie open, tiring hs they ran. and drove the men under the tipple, where they made another stand. Later the gourds drove toward the strongneiii ami lerceu me nss-aifants te letreiu ever uie mu. i nc uep uties lei- ,mu.(1 nlu, tllPV , sported tlmt they saw .,1)0Ut tlftv ,,., . run ,.,,, ,,. ..Pr i,,.ri,i ,, ! sevT X e? Z and W i ,. ,, lrtif fi. i : I ere luenimfc me mm. ..i.iiiiin evwiiuu " 1.. .. -. nffn.l l.i nll.i.AlinMll till . rt. ' 111 1111 VliOl L 11' Ml'l'l llllllll 111U Ull'U. The Locust Hill mine hns been work ing stenilily since the strike begnn. It was net nfTected by the wnlkeut, al though ether mines In the region are closed. Three men were killed In a light at the mine several weeks age. Clothing Union Hit by Injunction rentlnufil from Terp On gnmated wns still Insisting. Mr. Cnrr called F.dwurd A Grav, nnethcr Klrchbm m empleye, nnd began te question him before Mr. Gray had sub sided. "I was walking en Christian street near Thirteenth recently," said the witness, "when a man called from the ether side of the streit. 'Yeu work in Kirschbaum's and I'll break jour head.' I went eer te him, and he' de nied he'd said it. I 11. Hcikheiiser. for twenty-three 'years a cutter cmpleci bv the Kirsch bauin Company, testified he had wit- j nesied the lu ident. "The man who made the threat Is Geerge Vincent," In said. "He was u defendant in a magistrate's ceiut jes terday. There he is" p dntlng "in the back of tl e room." "llrlng him up te the bnr of the court." hi deled Judge lingers. "VVe will get at the bottom of this business." Vincent, looking bewildered, was led te the stand and sworn. dray Lasts Anether Tilt "I demand that our Hener Instruct (he wltiu s- thnt whatever liu snjs mnj be used against him." said Mr. Gray. "1 shall de nothing of the sort," snid Judge lingers. Mr. Gr.ij was Insistent. Judge lingers, red In the f.ice. banged the desk with lil gavel. "Anything that jeu -n, here may be used agnin-t jeu." shouted Mr. Gray te the witness. "Ale j dii a cltien of the United States " Judge lingers aked the wit ness. Vincent s0k lu head hepe-le-slv. "Ne uiiderstnnil." he muttered. An interpiefer was Milled nnd repeated the question three tiiui -. Fnch time Vin ci nt i elle 1 In iij., and snoek his heud. "I've been here twenty jenrs," was all the Judge could get out of him, "New- fei the hist t,me." ald Judge Rogers iiii'ii,ii'ingl , "are jeu a citizen of the 1 ' luted States? Vim knew wliut jeu'li get for contempt of court?" Finally Able le t'ndei-stand "Ne," said tin- w;'nnss, "I never took out my npers. I ani a tailor nt Fighth and V,ne streets." "If jeu don't wnnt this witness." said the Judge te Mr. Cnrr, "let him go. Let him get out of the i nirtroeiii." Dignla Miiiiicn. another witness, drn math .illy peintid out a mini Jn the courtroom who he -Ui luid shouted "Scab" "P.iiug him up te the liar of the mint." eldeicd the Judge. When .lilde Uegers had looked hini ever he sent him buck te his ent. One of Mr. Gray's witnesses tn.nle as if te join tlie i mini "Don't let that man talk te him," ordered Judge iiegiis "I sent him mjself te ny that if he were put en the witness siand te re member what he .snid might be used against him." 'aid Mr. Gray. ' "I'll de all the nistrui ting neces- I s.iry," snapped Jn lge lingers, "(ih, no jeu won't I'll de it mv self." snid Mr Gray, and he hurried SOME men never get te knew the differ ence between a truck tire and a "special dis count" until their truck is laid up while the "special disc unt" is be ing taken from the rim. There it rt cempttU tint of Goedjtar Trmtck Tirts timtl rrery touting lendttwa Geadytar Cvrdi, Smooth Smeeth Surfaced Selidi, Alt-rViathee Tread Seldi, and Hollow Hellow Hollew Ctnltr Cuihietu. Fer Sale by O'BRIEN & HOOVER, Inc. Distributors 22d and Race Street PHILADELPHIA AIM MN TIPPLE THWARTED LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, OESDAY, te the rear of the room nml whispered te the man who had just been before the bar. Striker In Questioned When Judge Rogers questioned Ca Ca mllle Furls, n striking cutter, Mr. Gray protested again that the witness was net under errcst nor en trlnl. "Hut we mny Issue n court order ar resting him," retorted the Judge. Mnria De Glerln. a cutter, said Furln hnd called her "scab" and otherwise inRUlted her, se thnt she wns afraid te go te work. "Mr. Carr," Raid the Judge signifi cantly, "keep track of your witnesses, liemcmber the Dnnbury Hatters' case." This win a famous case In which u firm hit by a boycott had sued and collected from the union. STRANGE MALADY KILLS GIRARDVILLE YOUTH Suffered Injury te Leg Which Be came Petrified Shenandoah, Pa., Aug. 1, Frank T'rbniinvage, twenty, died at his home nt Glrnrdville, near here, tednv. from the effects of n malady which lias puzzled physicians all ever the State for almost a year. Urbanavage was a well-known nth lete, and It is supposed about a yenr age suffered an injury te Ills right leg while diving. AVhen local phj Melons failed te give him relief he wns taken te the Polyclinic Hospital and later te the General Hospital at Philadelphia, but physicians nt these institutions could afford him no relief. Several months age the leg begnn te petrify until it beenme ossified nnd at tlie time of death outweighed the rest of his body. Medical men here sny there Is no rec ord of a similar case in medical history. Dr. I. S. Ilavdin, one of the Phila delphia doctors who treated I'banavage said today that (he malady had been diagnosed as snrcemn of the thigh, of which many c.i-es are known te medi cine. The jeuth wns sent te the I'lillndelphln Hospital for radium treat ment. Dr. Ilavdin said It was impos sible that the leg should have become petrified. Explosion In Spain Kills Seven Cluilnd Real. Spain, Aug. 1. An explosion of dynamite cartridges nt the Iren works In the center of the city oc curred yesterday, killing seven, wound ing twenty nnd causing considerable damage. 1 Sff M "A ' Kli r4i The Edw- Wilkie Meters Ce. J mR&Ji bSII if Davis-Buick Company FRANCE INSISTS GERMANS MUST PAY PRE-WAR DEBTS Penalties Will Fellow Failure te Meet Claims of Allied Citizens Paris, Aug. 1. (Ily A. 1'.) Francs will Impose penalties of nn economic and flnnnclnl character upon Germany because of her refusal (e continue pay ments en the debts contracted by her nnitnnnls with allied nationals befert the war, It wns snid In official clrclei here today. ... , Thcse pennltleR will be applied at the end of the ten-day period Indicated by Premier Peincnre in his note te llerllli last, week. The time limit will expire next Monday. Premier 1'olncnre returned te Paris today from his week-end trip le lili country home nnd decided te accept the invitation of the Ilrltish Government te begin discussions of reparations nnd ether outstanding allied problem) Ih Londen next Monday. Iterlln, Aug. 1. (Hy A. P.) The German reply te the l'rench note re garding payments by Germany te the allied clearing house en account of debts contracted by German nationals with allied citizens prier te the war was telegraphed te Paris Inst night for pres entation te the French Government to day. The note reasserts that Germany finds it Impossible te continue the monthly pujment of 2,000,001) pounds. I. C. C. AIDS NEWSPAPERS Proposed Freight Rates en Colored Supplements Held Up for Inquiry Washington, Aug. 1. (Ily A. P.) An increase In freight rates en news paper colored supplements when shipped from printing plants te newspapers pub lished In various elites In Kastcrn trunk line territory, was blocked to day hy the Interstate Commerce Com mission. The new rates nffectlng the ship ments would have gene Inte effect Au gust 1 and would have applied te all points en the Pennsylvania, Ilaltlmerc and Ohie and Delaware, Lacknunnnn and Western Railroads. They were or dered suspended by the Interstate Commerce Commission te await nn in vestigation. City Budget Blanks Out Blank forms en whlrh the heads of the various city depertments and county officers will insert their estimates of the menev thev need In lOL'.'t rw en., f out from the Mayer's etfic" today. mllm nf&w til II ii i d JMI Mi AUGUST 1, 1922 Seniority Retained in Harding Plan Continued fmm Fnre One , there any practical reason, inasmuch as the country's rallrend service wns generally satisfactory. It wns declared that the railroads be lieved acceptance would precipitate an even werse strike than that new Hi progress, because the supervising forces which hnve shown ability te organize new empleyes would quit. Most of these close te the conference maintained that unqualified reinstate ment of strikers would lip a "rank In justice" te men who hnd replaced slrlk llig workers. In addition they said It was felt thnt If the seniority condi tions were accepted It would mean that the union men would "discipline" these who had helped te brenk the strike. Although the text of Hie Harding letter wns net innde public here, it was reported te have proved mere manda tory In tone than hnd been expected. The text, it was understood, differed from that written llert M. Jewell, labor lender, when the Administration's pro gram was ferwnrded te the strikers In Chlcngii. Kmphnlic dcnlnl thnt nny reeds would effect a settlement with the strikers independent of tlie stand taken hy the majority wns made hy these close te the executives' conference when shown dispatches from Chicago stating thnt the men would be asked te make separate settlements with rends accept ing President Harding's conditions. Ilefere adjourning, without setting n dale for nnethcr meeting, the general session approved the reply te President Harding submitted te It hy the com mittee. The nature of the communica tion, which it was announced would be ferwnrded te the White Heuse, wns net made public. Mr. Hoever entered the eenference shortly before neon nnd remnlned only n short time. "I simply presented the position of the Administration and made some further explanations of President Harding's proposal which wns already before the meeting," he snid, "I did net tnke part in the discussions nnd I de net knew whether the meeting will tnke any vote en nccepting the Presi dent's propesnls." Chicago, Aug. 1. (By A. P.) The railroad strike tedny entered Its sec ond month with meetings nt Chicago ami New Yerk which were expected in some quarters te em. tne walkout im mediately. Union chiefs were here nnd Ceime in and see the for 1925 The Season's finest and most complete line of meter cars Fourteen Distinctive Medels BUICK MOTOR COMPANY Philadelphia Branch 900 North Bread St. agj&jJSgS ijltjiniiiisiia TTw" railway executives In New Yerk te con sider President Harding's plan for a settlement! Kxecutlves of the six federated shop crafts went Inte Cotifcrcnce today te consider President Harding's propesnls for n settlement of their strike. Uhnlr mnn lien Heeper, of the Railroad La La eor Beard, was present nt the meet ing. He wns met nt the train en his return from a conference with Pres ident Harding nnd escorted te the con ference by A. O. Wharten, Inber mem ber of the benrd, nnd B, M. Jewell, head of the shop crafts. Mr. Heeper snid that originally he hnd no Intention of being present nt the conference, but hnd agreed te de se when urged by Mr. Wunrteli and Mr. Jewell. He ald he had lle messnge te transmit from President Harding nnd refused te discuss the strike ether than te sny thnt he did net plrtn any Inline dlntc session of the Laber Benrd In connection with It. Prier te the conference Mr. Jewell Informed newspapermen that they "might ns well tnk n vacntlen for n day or two." Asked te amplify the remark, he said he' expected no action from the meeting before tomorrow nt the enrliest. "Kvcry one will wnnt te talk and they'll nil have n chnrice," he explained. tltlier snow crnits irnuers nam, How ever, thnt their meeting would be fin ished by lioeli tomorrow nt the latest. The stntlennry firemen nnd eilers' union, nlse n striking group, dclnycd Its meeting until 13 P. M. President Harding, In telegraphing his strike settlement propesnls te II, M. Jewell, tedny snid that he hnd changed them somewhat since discuss ing them with Mr. Jewell. "I think it Is only fnir te sny thnt I have changed the second condition (that dealing with lawsuits) from the erlglnnl form In which it wns discussed with you," snid the President's tele- gram. "Yeu will note thnt I hnve suggested thnt nppenls for rehenrlng mny be tnken In the excrclulng of recognized rights by either party, te the beard for u rehenrlng.. This does net change the substance, but I thought It only fnlr te hnve the statement npply te either side In the controversy nllke. "I hope you nnd your nssecintes will sec fit te express your approval of the terms submitted. Confirmation fellows by mnll." Tlie point nbeut lnwsults being with drawn from court nnd plnced before the Lnber Benrd for settlement Is under stood here te hnvp been stipulated by the unions as n result of the recent Corenndo decision. rwAuitui Reth-Buick Company 40M raul Ht Franbferd West Phila-Buick Ce. 4MB Chntnal fit. HKMhU7 srts.-i.i:j. t"r" '! MARRYING PARSON! MAY GET POST H i . H Peace Returns te 0i9affeett4 Elkton Congregation That v ' Ousted McElrnoyle The spirit of kindliness nnd prati once mere descended en the little brick a church of "the marrying pnrsen," JlabjSj street, Elkton, Md., Inst hlgbt. 1 And the old bull In the tower, vhlci tins long been silent, rang out ngala with premise of nn end of the bltterrm,' which for four yenrs has disrupted tht congregation, nnd which Inst Jtini t r year nge forced the Rer. Jehn ivi. M neyle from his pulpit, despite he fgrf JM thnt 08 per cent of fhe congrcgntlei-'Sl honored nnd loved him. B "0 $J a no meeting wns cnllcd, with the nf K prevnl of the Baltimore Synod nhd X AJ Presbyterian General Assembly, V elect six riillnir eldara of tl,. ..'.. 1. ' The Rev. Aquilln Webb, pnnfer of iu I First Central Church,' Wilmington' timalflnft A short meeting of the session ant pointed Leenard Ilrmvn nie-i ':.". !!". neunccd thnt the church, which has hii it fitful career of inactivity since tni ess et ts popular pnster, will tesutn! its services en Heptcmbcr 1, ind tl5t l"r "K t he month of September Dr Webb will supply risking pastors. VERDICT IMP0SSIBLE,"$AYS OBENCHAIN JURY FOREMAN Nevertheless, He Is Willing te Stay Out a Year If Necessary "!? Angeles, Aug. 1. (By A. P.) Milling te remain out "n week t month, a yenr, if necessary," but 'nrf ...ittlng that a "verdict Is'lmpS M. H. Paddock of Leng Reach, fore. man. tedny led the Jury Inte n further attempt te decide the fate e l Mr, Mndnlynne Ohciichnln, tried for th second time for the alleged murder"! her sweetheart, J. Belfon Kennedy ten Kennedy. mmrimri 'IS siiiiiiueiicii irem ins summer retreat V Leng Island te net n Moderator fS X he f: ktpn Church until the next ine.tl 1 lng of the Prcsbvterv. nr-.i.i-.i "u K K K JsWJ I i ear te tut united Htaata. mtfih ..Ml . tti, S n m: ut t- ly. j,i1 -,.iU aja BMvt