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SlSS MWWWW TOvtt3&W&?ETiaii. Wn-.-tvN.iLilrit;'rtfi!JWeHf'T a f - jn" .vfVF'lirvi'T'Rrr- 'T "SfT' "MF'- jf "TW'TjJnvi-" "v " "V 'is--n " -'iut'i'-'-'y' , I "fie ) 'sl'i iVte 1411 I It It i, I 3. I i M Hi ! ' t" tM 8$ n, i 4: f J. C. C. AGENTS PROBE GARY TRAIN WRECK Union Leader Declares Disaster Wa3 Caused by Unfit Locomotive CHARGES OF PLOT DENIED' 1 fly imetit'd fvn Chicago, Aug. 'J2 Representatives pf the InterMitc femmerce Commission were reported tedny te hnvc jninpil in the lnvestlgntien of the express train , urecV nt Oarv, Intl. Sunday. Agents I of the leenl bureau of lnvestlgntien of the Department of Justice entered the , Inquiry ycMerday. Railroad agents linked tint rails had been loosened by removal of spikes from tls. but .T F. M'Crnth, vice president of the rnllwny emplevcM' dc partment of the American redcrntinn cf Laber, In i stntement tednv. ohiir ehiir cterlzed the charges ns effort te place fclame en striking hepment without Mif. felent bnls. nnd declared the ureck yvas due te an unfit locomotive. ,T. P. Roenov . head of the Hurcau of Investigation hire, and his aide, re fused te nfflrm or dem reports that the finding of investigators had been forwarded te his superiors In Wash ington. McGrath'i htJitcmcnt rame en the heels of the verdict of the coroner' Jurv. which found that the engineer Und fireman of the wrecked express eerae te their death "ns a result of a plot te wrek thf train " Jffarding Asks Ceal Probe Be Neutrall CentlntlM frem rnxe Onr methods of distribution of ienI. in rludlns deller at the consumer's (Joer. Members of Pent:rs -would net be eligible for appointment te the com mission under the Horah bill and it was said th-n the President had d tided net tn appoint Senators or Kep eipentatlves een tlieush th bill did iet contain nuch a prohibition Hepresentiltne Mnndell the nepub tlecan leader, "-aid he planned te linc the Winslow 'oil bill called up " " " piorrew under a spei in I rule nnd wlrh (he rxpectntien of reaching a eie en t before adjournment tomorrow night Iendln 'he printing of die corrected draft f the bill ('linirmmi Vm-low eclliud teda te Mate what specific chanRes litiil been made Ihc oemmltiee, heweer. ndil"(l n prevision tint the member" of the ninmlttcn imsien te PC appointed b ihe l'i evident shall be tenfumed bj the Semite In the ectleii relating, te the t.ikinc of tostimem (here was added nn amendment proli preli ne that nil person who tCMtined tir. fore the inmnissen weu'd be linmuii form piosectitien cencenilns mutters bout whl" h he whs compel I'd te tetifj. There n .1 shnrp ilillereme of opin ion n te the !, of the commlpsien pnd while the bill provides that tl.eie shall net be inen th.m nine members. It lndlcateil that a nght might be made In the Heuse te reduce it te five The nine-member preposition was approved en the ground that the ( emiuhsicm (night split Inte two or mere sub-committee, one te deal with the anthra cite and the ether the bituminous situ ation, with a Uew of expediting n final report. Chicago. Aug :2-' fBy A V ) An agreement te sttle the Illinois coal strike -was reached this nfreruoen In the Rub-committee of Illinois opera tors and miners i-enle committee The fettlement plan is timply a re newal of the 1022 wage contract, whicn Is In accord with the recent Cleveland pgreement for settlement of the nation natien lde coal strike which began April 1 last. Although the settlement plan had net been signed, the leaders in the sub sub sub romrelttee conference were nsred that the ratification of the agreement would net be long delayed E have W hWWTZEa WRECK AT GARY, IND., WHERE TWO MET DEATH MjFi fi1 llliiilwflWTiriiiwilnBr" i wIMm 1 HISHrl08eKS5Sl3wIS in.. i in ''""'TSffiyjys fi i I . TrwwfifWrr7T5B Jtf3HE5jBMs9li!3H!BBHHK ' -V! I'V t.J- 1'. ; ..:..V" . .1 . L. ' 4-. : le. l-iy fi:(5vaiBJBB--.w .n.i mi i in. i ... i ..J .scene just after a Michigan Central loiemntlxc leaped tlie rails wlille speeding toward ChlraRe, and tlie train piled en top In a MH"tercd mass. The eiiRliU' crew .n lilllrd. The clurRO In the Cenmer'h erdlct that llic wreck Has the result of a plot Mas denied h !. V. Mctmtli, M(e president of the slmprrnft werlter WORK OF CONGRESS POMERENE ASSMLS EULOGIZED BY FESS Eighteen Months of Harding's Administration Declared Best in Country's History NEW TARIFF BILL PRAISED (nlinnWls. ().. 1.' 22 -Renewing the aclnrvpineiit- if th 11 udmg Admin . . . ...... t r isiratieu iii-nrwnui.nr -.U1.-..H "-I, ress K. putdi. 111 can mlite for the Vn- at in Ohie dichred m the kMiiotend- dress te the Kepubln .111 State ienen- ., , , , ,i, ,hn .1., c tien here life fednv that the dav of peiV barrel' le;islntien hud cone for- irr Ith the 11 I t f .1 Kep ! I' H ( "n cre- I'ri-nlMit irnnlmg. s.utl Mr. I es lniitisiiintul h national budget s'stem whith h 1 1 been veteel bv his 1 predf lessni ," .mil 'for the hrt time 111 our hit-ten the gteatest bueiness of all liifter new is cei.dint'l as env j well-reRiil ited private enterprise i con- 1 ducted He asserted in this rennei- ' tien that the 1 luted Mate w the enlv teintrv in the . rl! "whltli , 1 reduced it- public dbt -luce the w ir ' Mr Y ". discussing the work of Censresj. deflninl that when rmnstind "both bv the iinpert.iti' e nnd amount of work done since the inauciiratlen of I'residt nt II inline tlne b s than eighrei 11 months 01 l.iber cxi ed any like pt nod in our lnstnrv Afti r ilirnlliiis .1 li-t f bill- of nn nn tlen.il lniiiertniii e pns 111 that tin e. with n list uf fitl-er- pjsed bv tin tin Heuse but net nited en bv the Snate, lr rs iild ' The mnier portion of nnv -sien i the appiepimti in nif nures which nev it ' were se filth" nit n- in this CeivriNS, win r' tie work et utiin te t In Nine savnl b Hlen- f ! -II 11 s of publi funds '1'nifi I', i- i' ilinVnii nv ins been tl 1 t 1 ! de',nc I .1 wni t lie final -.lie w,' lie hen ir lit r bp( nuiw mw tie nie t -eientili ever enacted." WW.3S:jK.!. ! - . - . - I" ?(. i--:-'-.- l''VfV Hf.-i-K' ': .il - a iS eat OFFERS MANY UNUSUAL VALUES always given our customers where. In fact, we can and de sell Pianos at all times 20 te 30 our competitors, but in order te make this a great August Sale, we te make a still further reduction en many instruments for this month. We are offering in this sale extraordinary values in Uprights, Players, Grands and Repro ducing Pmnea, some of which were renced for a short time, ethers shop-worn and some were rebuilt in our own factories and ar: equal te new in everything but price. Or. our floors will be round geed Upright Pianos as low as eighty dollars ($80), Players as low as one hundred and seventy-five dollars ($1 75), Grands as low as two hundred and thirty-five delldrs ($235) nnd Reproducing ($540); and any of which can be purchased en our easy confidential without interest or extras. It Pays te Think piano cc llth & Chestnut Sts. OPEN Facterie$ i SOth w-w-yw EVENING PUBLIC iiiiXa..SS5SiaSASiK C'.i.v.. . NEW TARIFF BILL Big Business Alene Benefited, Senater Declares in Ohie Democratic Keynote Speech "NEITHER JUST NOR FAIR" Fy Aisnrintrtt T""' Chnrcing that the Henubllcau Aclmini-tratien has! VUIIIIHIMI. l . " - -.-,- ..I"" ; -,l-. f r,e0i ltl ,),n, n j.m,t pnit of the 'legislation w the picvent engre has been for the bent lit of big business rather than theerdiiian ltl7en. Senater M Vnmrf,n ,,riiwrins the kou.ete n,irrPf r,t t)ie I tpmncr if u- State Cen- ! . . . . 1. .1 .. T -. 1 vennnn nere nxiiiv, preeiMtu i"um crntlc victen in N'evembil "After M irch 4, next there whl still be one Pemerrntii Senater in Washington from Ohie and mere than half of the Heuse deles ulen from Ohie will be Democratic." he said Hitter crlM im of the Renublvaj tariff bill, whnh he termed "the sieat est piece of 'perk 1 arrel' legislation in the hlsterv of Ceigirss ' fumed the major rait of the ,iddres.t, which also touched upon what Seniter lVmetene deelnred the complete fniluie of the Vli'iinistratien te enact eenstru tive lecislTtlen Ilepiibli"!in reviliue le'a l.i tien placed tlie burden of taxation upon persons ,uid business of smaller income and rlieved weilthj persons ami corporations earning excessive profits he declared Turning te the present State dmln dmln istntien Sen.itei I'emerene sml th.it Id e the National Admims'nti m it had failed 10 fulfill its prompt (Jevenmr Itavls' r Nrgnnizatien bill was termed "one piece of legii-l itinn which is siiffi. 1 lent totenbmn if it'ie Jinvis n Imln Imln istratleni f 1 r nil time Ihinu&h the bill. Mr I'ltieiipe .i tired (mverner IVi's -ei.cht te gel iiintrel of the State gev 1 r'i'ni nt 11 detnmce rf civil si e 1 e and nt the same tine te inke nwav fmn the ) er r Jp the referend'Hn vote w I ii h was 1 urdei 1 1 them bj the constitution of the State. - . - . - lL i-Vs-v-jr.- -V fTv lJb&sj&' ?SWWRwTfi Our A better Piane value than can Pianos as low as five hundred Talking Machines of All Makes EVENINGS A Parkside Avenue LEDGER-PHIlADELPHIA, TUESDAY, iji 7i ii f i-i 'i i.j a. i' r i. V " v LVvVWWlA, '' "ww.4 DECLARES LONG SKIRTS WILL PUT CURB ON JAZZ 82-Ycar-Old Dancing Master Wel comes Change in Styles New Verit. Aug 'Jr. - Women in 80 per cent of the 1 ases are U'pen-lble for Milgir dancing, lccerdlng te Majer Ned (Jajner, ciglitv-two-cur-eld danc ing master .a..d tis'r fter iu deport ment, who is n delegate te the National Anient an ssociatien of Dancing Mas ters, which opened a convent ion jester da In the we3t ballroom of the Hetel Commedore. Mnjer Gajnnr welcomes back the long skirt, because, he smd, the long sklit diteuragcs. kicking nnd the erratic movements of the iaz? Mep "PantltiK is nn nrt." declired the major. "Am menke cm toddle. Nlce people .ire rc(jlln' that thei are net meiiUc.vs. l,ei- 11 ni"i", i-iin. .iiurs (Itll, who has taught voting peeph m Chicago for sutv .veare, tiediled in iinpuescentc te the statements if Majer fia.vner. MICHELL'S Cider Mills and Wine Presses Our Cider Mills and Wine Presses nre made te stand plenty of hard wear. Large assort ment te cheese from. Pr i c eb rcasencble. Large assort ment of Fruit Pickers. STRAWBERRY PLANTS Leading sorts.; pet-grown. Sew Grnss Seed New te cover up the bare spots and crowd out the fall grass. We have mixtures for every purpose. CATALOG FBCK 518-516 MARKET ST. be secured else per cent, below have concluded and forty dollars, payment plan VrVM s:i :TOJj... i-i"iTni CwIfc,.l m y.'cHtj't' 1Mf mm ANTI-PEACE MOVE LAID TO RAIL HEADS Striking Shepmen Assert Pres idents in East Are Trying te Scuttle Agreement SAY L0REE BROKE PLEDGE tU AtaclnttA rm New Yeih, Aug. -'2. Assertions of Ti. E. Lnree, chairman of the rnntcrn Presidents' Conference, that talk of peace in the rail strike was "all bunk" were nttnikrd by the Kastern Strike Committee of shepmen tedav In a tele gram te llert M. Jewell, president or their union, at Washington. "The Leree gieup of eastern railroad executives. Insignificant In numbers, bitt bneked by the ast power of the Mer. Knn-(iRry open shop Interests, in nnMng a desperate eleventh-hour attempt te fcuttle the Ktrike fcttlrnien!," ald 11 telegram dispatched by Jehn .). Pend, chnlrman of the Metropolitan District Strike Committee. "Beth sides In the negotiations were pledged, ns veu knew, by their resoec reseec tive mediation committees te refrain from comment that might embarrass the conferees. Last evening Mr. Lerce de liberately violated the agreement and arrogantly attempted te wreck all set tlement progress when hn gave a state ment te the pre in which he called peace the "bunk" nnd epenlv belittled the efforts of msjer executives te ie ie pert an agreement with the union me diators, "The slightest move of the 'die-hard' minerltj shows that thrv will step at nethiiiff in their campaign te break the union en their reads We uige you nersetnlh te bring this nntter tn the immediate attention of 'internment nu nu theiltles in touch with the strike situa tion and with the I'nien Mediation Committee of the for their information and guidance." Rail president from Western State began te nrrlve for tomorrow's confer The greatest Bands play for you - en the Victrela Yeu cheese the bands you want te hear and the music you want them te play. Yeu cheese the time of the concert and demand all the encores, and. the music you hear is made for you by such famous bands as Sousa's Band, Conway's Band, Pryer's Band, Vessella's Band, U. S. Marine Band, Garde Republicaine Band of France, Band of H, M. Coldstream Guards, Banda De Alabarderes the greatest bands of every nation. Seme Stars and Stripes Forever March Gelden Star (A Memerial March) Officer of the Day March King Cotten March President Harding March National Capital Centennial March Baltimore Centennial March Patrel of the Scouts Maria, Mari Addie a Napoli March (Farewell te Naples) Hear these world-famed bands. Any dealer in Victer products will gladly play the music you want te hear. Victrelas $25 te $1500 Victrela Important : Loek for these trade-marks. Uhder.the lid. On the label. Victer Talking Machine Company, Camden,N.X AUGUST 22, 1M2 ence of the Association of Railway Ex. ecutlves, where they will vote their nn nwer te measures piopesed by the big five brotherhoods ns n practical mentis of settling the seniority question and ending the strike. This will mark the third nntlen-wliU assembling of rail rhlefs within the Inst month, at each of which the problem et strikers' seniority rights linn risen tc block the path of settlement. At the first two meetings plnns sub mitted by President Harding wert partly accepted, but with reservations nnd conditions which eliminated them as n basis for calling off the strike. The response of the carriers te the call sent out bv T. IMVitt Cuvler, head of the nssoelntlen, led efUelnls iedny te prcdli t thnt everv member read. Inclurttiii; 20! C!a 1 lines with mere than IIOO.OOO mile of trnck, would be represented tomeirow. "All Itunk," Iverce Declares Tollewlng a conference of the East ern group of rnllwny presidents here jesterdnv, L. V. Leree, of the Dela ware nnd Hudsen, chairman of the con ference, snld : "Reports that pence is remlns In the railroad strike nre all bunk. Yeu can quote me ns saving I tnnd where I have steed from the start, solidly ngninst nn surrender, nnd it would be a surrender en the pait of the reads te give back te the strikers their scnlerltv." .... W. W. Atteibury, of the Pennsyl vania, snld Mr. Leree spoke for all the Eastern reads. ... , , "He speaks for the bunch, and I'll back nnvthlng he says," General At terbury deelnred. Peace tnlk, Mr. Leree snld, had done the reads mere hnrm than geed. Com menting en the telegram, he declined his temnrks were net Intended us a reflection upon lestilts nttalned nt last Friday's conference et exerutlves with leaders of the Big five brotherhoods. "I wna Het n member of the com mittee of executives," he snld. "and they hne net mlrKd me of the con clusions reached, if any, in the oii eii ferente last week. The facts, ami per haps their recommendations, will be given te the executives tomorrow." Execnthes May Split Though n minority, this group Is the most powerful in the Culled .States. It will oppose the efforts of the Western nnd Southern leads te effect n compro mise en the Kcnioretj question when the executives meet tomerinw. That means one of two things will Victer Records by famous REG. U.S. PAT. OFF. happen, it wns said. Either the pence terms of the "Big Four" brotherhoods will be rejected or the Association of Rnllwnv Executives will split. In either ense there will be no Immediate settlement and the next move will be up te President Harding nnd Congress. The shepmen's strike Is liftythrce dnys elt! tedny. Washington. Aug. 22. (Bv A. P.) President Hnrdlng. nltheugh hepctui of success for the New Yerk rnll strike settlement conference, wns snld nt the White Heuse tedny te be utircqdy te take any further steps thnn these stntcti In his receul nddrcss te Congress. The declnrnlien te Congress thnt the laws would be enforced nnd the rights of workers te enter railroad service guaranteed, It wns ndded, will remain ns tlie final Government statement un til there is n chnngc in the .situation. The Cabinet devoted most et Its ses sion tedny te n discussion of the rail strike situation. After the meeting whs ever It wns stated authoritatively that no additional steps were decided en, and thnt the Government hed no pri vnte reports as te the attitude of the parties te the railrend dispute in the negotintlens being conducted in New Yerk between the executives and load lead ers of the train scivlcc brotherhoods. RAIL-STRIKE VIOLENCE FLAMES UP ANEW Vj AnecMtd Pre Chicago, Aug. 22. Walkouts by trainmen en the Southern Railway, re sulting In tie-ups in North Carolina, bombings and beatings, investigations of alleged wreck plots, marked progress of the rnll shepmen's strike, while ef forts te settle It hung suspended pend ing the New Yerk meeting tomorrow of rnll heads nnd lendeis of the transpor tation brotherhoods, mediators for the striking shepmen. With reed officials substituting for striking engineers nnd firemei who re fused te work In nnd out of Spencer, S. C. the Southern Rnllwny today be gan clearing the virtual tie-up of Its pnsscnger tinnsportntlen service be tween Washington and Atlanta. Freight trains, however, arc net being moved. The eight companies of North Caro lina Natlennl Guards nt Spencer were ordered removed tedav after members of the train service brotherhoods had Sousa's Sousa's Pryer's Pryer's U. S. Marine U. S. Marine Conway's Conway's Vessella's Vessella's 'HIS "1 a lenj-u-s troops were retainer, firemen or tie Rntit,.. .... n Piinceten, In,., struck teH,iw,",,yv.M rcttisiii, according 0 union Vn?.i"?wlH n dcinund thnt armed guarrU l01""' drawn from the local slieps, be W A fireman who wan renertlnip . , jesterday declared that be hartr 2ut' halted by a gunrd. who fleurM gun. lie reported the Incident Ve. nffle nla. nnrf nnnil,.- .1' "'"'P1 10 Unlim for the withdrflvvnl of I e gSSru?' S usvin n.. , uir,v cniicti the strike t:. servlce between I.eiilsvlllr .!.' Trl' St. Leuis Me., hns been .l. '.,'. M account of declare, he strike, the. u.,lenTc Petitions for a temporary retrtBi.i order ngninst six rnllrend 7hbn . unions nnd the rnllwnv emiiin.?."' partment et the Ameilcnn Ted' it of Laber were filed today inW0 court in Indianapolis by tlie fiJ.f.r"1 Rnllway Company, whirl, a IImS? ihtn fercnee with Us trains by , &ln,l pleycs. Members of local ..,. "" Princeton, New Albany, Even.im? Ia Iluntlngburg, Ind.. re nnm'L8 fendnnts. Judge Francis M n.?."! the United Stntes CIre,, f rl.h penis, will benr the petition next JteSi Governer McCrny, of Indians nji nwnltcd reports of 'Nntletml I Gush .' cers pciere tnhing action 011 ntjVtiiS sent by cltlrens of Gnrreif l-j""1!?" Ing that Mnyer Geerge Kchulths Ji removed from nutherlty nnd that ul tnfereement be placed In the rhnLM Sheriff T. L. Hoedclmler. hecau e W alleged fnllure of the Mme? t0 -SL& clthens from rail striker.. Tie pPffi was sent bv workers nt the Mtiiz," and Ohie Railroad ehen! ftr"5S that their homes bad been stoned ffl they had been jeered by mob, wSlb going te nnd from work. ' RHINE DEMAND DENIED uiiHuaeiuic m rteage State Mfftttj and Foresti, Germany Declare Berlin. Aug. 22.-fT Ai pf Minister of rinance Hermes vva' ported today te have left nn ,iftv. ",' yesterdnv's deliberations will, mU' of the Reparations Commission tht 5' pleilglng et Slate forests en the., bnnk of the Rhine and State mines u the Ruhr dlstilct ns guarantees. fr . ;,n hi, . """'""OM W "' " 1 voted te remain bands ) Band Band Band Band Band Band Band Band Band Band 35709 1 2-inch $1.25 16388 10-inch 75c 18768 10-inch 75c 18241 10-inch 75c 16900 10-inch 75c MACTPn'C VOICE" fwtSSICSi Jr mvu Bl I W Jt PJOL jjjfll ii 'trTiitTr"' '',iftMrsit. i" ,n.t assaxsssi tv KA j '