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CALL OUT WORKERS AS A MASS PROTEST Carolinians Leave Mills for One-Day Strike as Slain Woman Is Buried. By (he Associated Press. „ CHARLOTTE, N. C., September 17. —A one-day strike of all workers In textile mills of this section, as a j “mass protest against the murder ter- I ror” of mil! owners “and their govern- i ment,.” was called for today by Com- I munist and national textile Workers; union leaders. The funeral of Mrs. Ella May Wig- ! girts, a union member, wain during Sat- I urday's mob activities against Commu- I nists was the occasion for the strike ! call. It was issued last night after a day of hearings on strike disorder cases, which saw the freeing of eight unionists charged with conspiracy to overthrow the government of North Carolina, the postponement until today of a case against a labor leader charged with carrying concealed weapons, and con tinuation of testimony in the hearing of . 14 men accused of being members of a j mob which kidnaped three unionists j early last week and flogged one of them, i County authorities took no cognizance ; of the appeal for the mill workers to 1 attend the funeral. Fired on Truck. Mrs. Wiggins was shot as an auto mobile occupied by members of a mob collided with a truck load of union members from Gastonia Saturday and the mob opened fire on the truck. The mob had turned the strikers back as they tried to attend a Communist meet ing at South Gastonia. The inquest into Mrs. Wiggins death was postponed Sun day until next Saturday after seven men had been arrested on charges of man slaughter. Mrs. Wiggins had been active in union work since a strike was declared at the American mills in Bessemer City nearly four months ago. She was one of a party which went to New York and other Eastern and Northern cities ♦o speak in a campaign to raise funds for the defense of 16 strikers and strike leaders charged with slaying Police Chief O. P. Aderholt of Gastonia during a strike disturbance. Judge Thomas J. Shaw, sitting as a magistrate in lieu of a grand jury, said his inquiry into the mob kidnappings and flogging September 9 would be resumed today. He made no comment on the strike call. Mistrial Causes Trouble. The mob activities in North Carolina textile centers followed a mistrial in cases of 16 unionists, 13 on first degree murder charges and three for man slaughter in connection with Chief Aderholt’s slaying June 5. The mistrial was declared after a Juror became insane. Relatives had planned to bury Mrs. Wiggtns in South Gastonia Sunday aft ernoon, but at the request of the In ternational Labor Defense it was decided to hold the funeral at 10 a.m. today, with burial in Bessemer. Hugo Oehler, Southern organizer of the National Textile Workers' Union, and Bill Dunne, secretary of the Com munist party In America, in a written statement, call for a 24-hour strike by union members and other workers urged them to attend the funeral en masse. LAWMAKERS ADDRESS SILVER SPRING LIONS .Charter Night Held by Newly Or ganized Maryland Group in Manor Club. fppfinl Dispatch to The Star. SILVER SPRING, Md., September 17. —Speeches by Senator David Walsh of Massachusetts and Representative Fred N. Zihlman of Maryland featured the Charter night of the newly organized Silver Spring Lions Club, held at the Manor Club last evening. More than 200 Lions, with their wives, were present for the ceremony. Delegations from the Lions Clubs at Baltimore. Hagerstown. Frederick, Cum berland, Emmitsburg. Md., and Wash ington. D. C.. were present. Other speakers were Ben A. Ruffin of Richmond, Va., past president of the j international organization of Lions Clubs; Robert L. McKever of Washing ton. third international vice president, and Bernard B. Gough of Baltimore, District governor of the Lions Clubs. Frank L. Hewitt of Silver Spring acted as toastmaster, while the charter for the Silver Spring Club was accepted by its president, Dr. J. J. Hanan. BUST OF TECUMSEH TO BE CAST IN BRONZE FOR MIDDIES' PRAYERS “God of 2.5,” Passing Grade, Will Adorn Pedestal at An- ! napolis in Near Future. Move to Preserve Shrine for Future Generations Started by Admiral Willard. Old Tecumseh. at. whose shrine mid shipmen lor many generation* have prayed lor the pacing grade on their atudle*. is to be made immortal lor, countless generations ol midshipmen to come. The "God of 2.5" <passing grade), long a landmark on the campus at the United States Naval Academy at An- j napolis, a battered chunk of wood, is at the Washington Navy Yard now. ; being made ready tut casting Into bronze. In about sjjc weeks, a new! Tecumseh will adorn the pedestal at • Annapolis. The Tecumseh which has been the patroh of passing marks at the Naval Academv was tak 'n from thp bowsprit I of the U. S. S. Delaware, one of the earliest vessels of the American Navy., Academy officials do not remember Just how old Tecumseh became assoclat- i ed In passing grades for the middles. ] but. admit that every graduate of the. Naval Academy, during the past half century has, at one time or another during their schooling on the banks i of the Severn, prayed for a passing grade before the bust of the Indian who befriended the first settlers of America. The bust is known to every; officer in the Navy. The movement to preserve Tecumseh| for future gneerations of naval officers was started by Admiral A. L. Willard of the Washington Navy Yard, and, members of (he class of 1891, who held their reunion last year at Annapolis. It was decided then to cast Ta-gmseh into bronze and permission waswbured PLAN CENTRAL GARAGE TO HOUSE GOVERNMENT S MOTOR VEHICLES Prime Movers Are Convinced of Conven ience and Economy, tut Opposition Is Reported in Some Quarters. A plan to co-ordinate in one central garage all the motor vehicle trans portation of the Government in this city is under serious consideration and study bv both the Office of Chief Co-ordinator of the Bureau of the Budget and the Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital. Those behind the movement are convinced of its efficiency and its economy, i but. the new movement is understood to be opposed by several chief clerks because i it would take away from them, they contend, some control over their present 1 motor vehicle fleets. Whether the consolidation will be effected depends upon several factors and | the outcome of the studies now under way, but it is known that its promoters ' sre working strenuously to bring the plan to consumation. Already there is some informal con- I solidation. For instance, in a big j garage at 1707 Kalorama road, the | motor vehicles of several departments ! are housed, but they are controlled by I several chief clerks and other officers. The Treasury Department with Its ; many bureaus, constituting the largest | single establishment by far in the city, | is co-operating at this garage with the baited States Veteran’s Bureau in maintaining 64 cars. These are under the same control. Aside from these 64 curs, however, there are located under the same roof about 126 cars which are administered separately by officers in the Shipping Board, the Civil Service Commission, the Department of State, the Department of Justice and the Alien Property Custodian. | The arguments in favor of consolida- PALESTINE BELIEF | FUND IS INCREASED Close to $5,000 Raised Here. Intensive Drive for Cash Is Planned. Additional contributions to the Pales tine emergency relief fund being raised here to alleviate distress caused by the Arab uprising were reported here today by Rudolph Behrend, chair man of the fund committee. It is estimated that close to $5,000 has been raised through various sources already. A goal of $20,000 has been ; set for the District. The Zionist or ganization of Washington Is actively I participating in the drive. Members ; cf the organization under the direc | tion of Louis E. Spiegler will engage i in an intensive canvass this week. List of Contributions. • The following are the latest contribu tions to the cause: $lO0 —Simon Lyon. $75 —Herzmark & Safer. $25 —Herman Goldberg, Ryel I. Du bin, Ladies Mizrachi, Joseph Ottenstein. ‘ i H. Kur, Plotnick & Rachlin, Samuel I I B. Gaffin, Samuel Kluft. Joseph M. ‘! Frank, Benjamin Seigel, Arthur Oott ! lleb, Harry Nelson, Frank Geier’s Sons 1 Co., Leopold V. Freudberg and Morris i Gewirz. s2o—Dr. J. T. Loeb, Schrot. & Bro. sls—lsaac Raffeld, William Perau. Ten-Dollar Gifts. $10 —Mayer B. Dodek. Herman Hol lander, Elias Elvove, Dr. A. Niemetz, ; B. Bernstein, Nathan Reiskin, Samuel i Horovitz, Max Fischer, Philip M. Reif . I kin. Max Shapiro, B. E. Behrend. Samuel Rudolph, Edward Cooper, Jo : sepb B. Stein H. Bernstein, S. Schul i man, Louis I. Greenberg, Mrs. Rose ; Davis, Emil West. H. Dobkin, J. David son, Frederic W. Wile. Bernard Danzan sky, David Silverman and A. Schu ■ macher. $5 —David Cooper. Philip Shapiro, j Mrs. Posner, Jacob Katzin. Miss SOnia 1 Kur, Kaplan Bros., Joe Abraham, S. I Krueoff, E. M. Smith, A. Botkin, S. I Besoner, F. Holtzman, Philip P. Fried lander, Judge Robert E. Mattingly, j Irving Greenstone, M. D. Rosenblatt, j Elias Kossow, Harry Katz, Max Cohen, i Abe Cohen, Joseph Atkins and Miss Frances Wagenheim. $3 —H. Schlesinger, A. Brown, Joseph Snyder, Mrs. J. W. Davis, Max Hoch man and Louis Berman. $2 —I. Lipman, I. L. Budner and Bar net Lee. ■— • . PARACHUTE SAVES PILOT. Leaps From Plane in Test When Sand Load Shifts to Tail. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sep tember 17 (A s ).—Everett Williams, pilot for an airplane manufacturing com pany, leaped to safety with a para chute late yesterday when an airplane , he was testing went into a flatspin at an altitude of 8,000 feet. Factoy offi cials said a load of 1,000 pounds of sand carried by the machine shifted to the tail, throwing the plane off balance. • • More than 1,500,000 bathing caps were exported from the United States this year. « from the Navy Department for the worW to be done at the Washington Navy Yard.-' ■ ■ , THE EYKSTyq STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C.. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 19g). lion of all motor vehicles belonging to Uncle Sam in this city are reinforced, according to the proponents of the plan, by success of the practical work done in the field service outside of Washington. For instance, it is pointed out that in every big city around Christmas time the motor vehicular fa cilities of the Government are all pooled and placed at the disposal of the Post Office Department to move the huge Christmas mall. 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All provide the improved 3 . , powerplant with in new four-speed transmission transportanon - very likely at no greater expense and still further refined straight-eight engine. than you are paying for your present motoring. j- .* - •’ ■ * > * i .V ♦ v / \ ■ . * Packard Washington Motor Car Co. O. COOLICAN, President Connecticut at S Adams 6130 For Your Convenience Our Display Room Will Be Open Every Evening During September Until 9:30 P.M. % : T .4, - ' V ' v . • ... A S 4C T H E M A*N WHO O JV N S ONE RADICAL“LESSON” IS BARED IN COURT Alleged Mob Member Says Union Advocated Over throw of Government. By the Asxocieted Press. CHARLOTTE, N. C., Sfptembfr 17. Cary Holloway, former striker and one of the 14 men accused of having been concerned in the kidnaping of three men during disturbances on the night of September 9, denied today that he was in the mob or had any connection with it. He testified in his own defense at the hearing being conducted before Judge Thomas J. Shaw. Holloway quit work April 2, when the National Textile Workers” Union called a strike at the Loray cotton mill in Gastonia. He was for a time picket cap tain for the union, but later returned to the mill. Asked by Solicitor John O. Carpenter why he had quit the union, Holloway said that It was “because of free love, association with Negroes and religion.’’ “What did they teach you,’* Holloway was asked by Plummer Stewart, defense counsel. Conspiracy Charged. “They taught us there was no God, to do away witfl marriage laws and over throw the Government," he replied. "What did they say about the Gov ernment?” . _ “Some said throw it out and some said sweep it out.” Holloway told of having a fight with union members because a telegram urg ing organization with colored workers was stolen. . ... Several Loray mill employes, includ ing the timekeeper, testified that Hoi loway was at work at the mill all night on the night of the trouble. Several other Loray employes were called as defense witnesses and swore that A. G. Morehead. superintendent., who late yesterday admitted being at the lodge home in Gastonia when the three men were kidnaped, was at the mill at hours when it was alleged that he was with the mob that took the three men to Cabarrus County. More head yesterday testified that he at tempted to prevent the mob doing any violence. Pleads for Peace. B. L. Thompson, who lives near the home of Perry Lodge from which the three men were kidnaped, jailed as a defense witness for Morehead. testified that, he saw Dr. Lee Johnson, a de fendant. and J. A. Baugh at the time *; the mob was at the lodge home. He Investigators Seek Records of Child i To Settle Estate Efforts of special investigators to locate a baby said to have been taken out of Providence Hospital some time during the year of 1896 have proven futile, it was re vealed by hospital authorities to -1 day when it came to light that the child is being sought in con nection with the settlement of a large estate In New York City. L. F. Cordova, head of a large firm of private Investigators, was in Washington recently and spent considerable time with hospital authorities at Providence search ing records in order that the identity of the missing child might, be established. While it was admitted at the hospital this morning that. f.Jv> estate involved is of considerable size, authorities at the institu tion refused to divulge further details concerning the matter. said that Morehead walked up to the porch of the lodge home, mounted a chair and said: “Let's don’t have any violence.” J. A Baugh is general manager of the Loray mill of the Manvfile-jpnckes Co at which many of those accused are employed. Dr. Lee Johnson, physician and surgeon for the Loray mill, denying that he was with the mob, told of fol lowing the parade to the lodge home. Morehead drove up Just behind him. Dr. Johnson said. Baugh was with Dr. Johnson and told Morehead to try to see if he could not stop the trouble. Dr. Johnson said that he and Baugh then went to the police station and were told that officers had been sent to the house. He said he saw More head again about midnight. J. A. Baugh told of going to the lodge house with Dr. Johnson. He said that before they reached the house he could see that it was a “pretty bad disturbance,” and that after Morehead failed to stop it they drove to the police station. Baugh said that he heard one of the crowd shout “lynch him.” but did not know to whom the man re ferred. SIXTY WORKERS INDICTED. Grand Jury Charges Marion Strikers With Rebellion Against State. By the Assoc!* ted Press. MARION. N. C.. September 17. Sixty members St the United Textile Workers of America, including Alfred L. Hoffman, its Southern organizer. • were under Indictments today charging rioting and' rebilllon against the State of North Carolina. The McDowell County grand jury. • given the bills yesterday, quickly found , true cases against the men. returning i the bills late yesterday to Solicitor J. W. PI ess. Jr. I The solicitor announced he was ready for trial of the cases and probably would , * call some of them today. Objection to ’ immediate trial was voiced by D. P. Giles, attorney, for the union members. Charges against Hoffman and. the .other unon members grew from a textile ' strike riot August 31 in the Clinchfleld Mill village here. The riot was the only major disorder during a nine-we'ic strike which was settled by arbitration last week, the strikers agreeing to re turn to work at the same basis of wages but on a 55-hour instead of 60-hour week. HONOR PULASKI MEMORY. Polish Delegation Coming to At tend Savannah Ceremonies. WARSAW, Poland, September 17 OP). —A Polish military delegation to the ceremonies at Savannah, Ga., next month in honor of the lSOt.h anniver sary of the death of Count Pulaski, Pol ish patriot, has left Warsaw for the United States. The members are Col. Zachorski, Col. Glogowski and Lieut. Zarychta. They took with them ribbons to at tach to wreaths which will be placed unon his grave and upon a wreath which will be deposited on the grave of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington. The wreaths will be from the Polish Army and from Marshal Pilsudskl. A civilian delegation will leave War saw separately and will meet the mili tary group in New York.