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The President Ha* Power. Bad for Rumania. A Swiss Rockefeller. One Rich American. ?By ARTHUR BRISBANE? (Copyright. The people have a claim on the ''privately owned" rail roads. They financed those roads in war, saved them from bankruptcy, guaranteed and paid high dividends to stock holders. Tha people have given to the railroads all their rights on what are actually public high ways that should be publicly owned. The President represents the people, has their authority. He has the right to make the rail roads run aa\ he chooses while this emergency lasts. There was no question as to that right in the time of war. This also is war, capital and labor fighting, and the nation 1 the victim of the battle. A report from Rumania aays forty Jews have been shot by military authorities for po . litical offenses, although Che king had declared an amnesty. The forty were shot down one by one as they were led to a spot where they were supposed to be set free. That presumably will not help the sale of Rumanian bonds just offered in this coun try. Jewish financiers are large buyers of bonds. Miss McCormick rejoins her Awiaa hero, Max Oser, thirty years older than she. You can imagine much worse matches for a young girl than such a man. It is much better than marrying a young American gentleman whose business is getting himself sunburned in winter at Palm Beach and plucked in summer at the races. Oser's age makes no differ ence. According to Pluto, men should have children after they are fifty. That he is a riding master means nothing. If Bay ard himself came to life in these days, or Du Guesclin, or Gaston de Foix, about the only job they could hold would be that of riding masters. It will be an interesting wed ding. As you know, from Gal ton, the genius of fathers is inherited through the female line. It might make a differ ence to ^he Swiss republic if thirty years from now -a young Mr. OBer, with the John Rockefeller bloed, should become active. Waterfalls now going to waste probably would be de veloped. Whether the Swiss system of government ownership of rail roads would survive is a ques tion. A rich American in Europe hired an ordinary Italia.! as valet and treated as such that human brother. Soon the valet's hair began to change color, and the ingenious valet "confessed"' to *he American that he was in reality a noble man, ruined by patriotism and war. He had dyed his hair to find humble work. Thereupon, the rich American took that human brother, no lonarer a valet, but a nobleman, to his arms, made much of him, appointed him secretary. The valet immediately pro ceeded to blackmail the rich American's wife. Now they have put him in jail and the ?tory ends for the time being. Europeans Ret the impression that rich visiting Americans are often rich asses, and they are quite right. Henry Ford mixed noetry and facts. He says the labor unions are manaared really by Wall Street capitalists for their own benefit. They run the unions, tie up the railroads and the mines >yhen they want to. That, of course, is poetry. Capitalists sometimes bribe la bor leaders. Unfortunately, they always have spies in their ranks. But that is business, not ownership. Henry Ford says the 'apital Ists organise labor unions be cause it is much easier to do business with labor organiza tions than with separate indi viduals. There is solemn fact in the value of labor unions to capitalists and bi<r industrialists. If capital could have its fool ish way and abolish all unions, as it would like to it would be hard to run the industry of th* United States. Labor unions are to industry what great, well-organ I zed ma chines are to industry. Big units of power are necessary in modern industrial and" business methods. Union labor represents the most Important "big unit." Experiments wtyh flyinr ma chines that have no motes are railed "useless" on tho ground that the- eliding plane with no marine will never be useful. The assumption is foolish. Nothing Is useless that hi< reases knowl edge. Gliding machines will en able many at slight expense to experiment in flying and in fly inir machine construction. The glidinar machine mav be to other flying what the little boy's baseball game is to the professional fame later. One davsleps tha other I laiHiiaa UdhUM this afternoon partly cloMf iwii|Im and mmmjr. Moderate tem perature. Moderate north cut winds. NUMBER 12,340. = HOME FINAL EDITION WASHINGTON, SATURDAY EVENING, AUGUST 12, 1922. main DALU tbi I CENTS EVERYWHERE. Airs. McCormick ToWed Swiss Architect,28 SO, IS 111 BYrflUTH Edward Krenn Brought Over From Zurich to Replan Mil lionaire's Gardens. By THE C'HAPERONE. (Copyright. 1122. by Evening American Publiahlnt Compuny and Cosmopoli tan Nawa Service.)a (Reproduction prohibited. I CHICAGO, Aug. 12.?Mrs. Edith Rockefeller McCormick, fifty years of age, will marry Edward Krenn, twenty-eight-year-old Swiss architect and landscape gardener, in Chicago in February. \ ? Mr. Krenn came to the United States on the same boat mm'tkrw. McCormick and has been living at the Drake Hotel ever since. Met Among the Psycho*. Mr. Krenn has been associated with Mrs. McCormick's Interests for several years. They met during Mr* McCormick's early associations with Dr. June's colony In Zurich, 8wil*??r land, and their chance acquaintance ripened Into the closer bond during the Intervening ytars When she came to this ?.?ountry Mrs. McCormick brought the 'young architect over and set him to work on plans for the extensive zoological gardens which she donated 10 Cook county, and which ate to be located In the forest preserve. lately Mr. Krenn has been super vising the remodeling of the magni ficent McCormick home In Ij?ke Forest, which Is oetng transformed from a place of resident* to a lec ture hall for the promulgation of Mis. McCormick's psychological theories. Unlike her husband, Harold H\ Mc Cormick, who married Oanna Wal sks. the famous Polish almost-opera singer. In Paris yesterday. Mrs. Mc Cormick plans to continue a resi dence in this city, and has set her wedding date to conform to the laws of the State forbidding the remar riage of divorced persons within a year after the signing of the sep'ira tinn decree. This Information came to me late last night from an authoritative source close to the counnel involv ing both sides of the divided home of McCormick. From the same source it became known that the marriage of Mits Mathllde McCormick, daughter of Harold McCormick and Mrs. Edith Rockefeller McCormick. and Max Oser. Swiss riding master, would take place within a few days and that It was because of the Immi nence of Mathilde's Impending nup tials thfit her father hastened hl? remarriage In order th'it he and his bride might witness his daugh ter's wedding. This explanation of her father's hai?te was advanced by Murled Mc Cormick. the elder daughter of the family, who was totally unprcpored for the news and who had expected his marriage would take place late In September. All Happy Once. Shocked by the cabled storv of the wedding. Muriel broke Into1 reminiscences of life as it once bad been In their family. "The marriage of my father and mother was a true love mat-h. I know that. No other consideration entered their union, and we children were once so gloriously happy with them, "Now." she sighed, as a flood of grief overcame her. "Now?Mrs. Harold McCormick," she murmured bitterly?repeating a dispatch. "To think that another woman should wear my mother's name." Swift changing as the events which make and mar the life of this beau tiful and sensitive heiress to two 'if the greatest fortunes In America are (Continued on Page 2, Column S.) Sinn Fein Chieftain Who Is Dead From Heart Trouble Heart Disease Takes Off Fore most Fighter for Ireland's ' Freedom. B> Intertrnftormi Nfwi Hfrvlrr. LONDON. Aug. 12.?Arthur Grif fith. founder of the Sinn Fein and one of the sinners of the Anglo-Irish peace treaty, died from heart disease today, said an Kxchange Telegraph dispatch from Dublin. Noted Patriot. Griffith was one of the out stand ing figures in the political feud which developed after the signing of the Anglo-Irish peace treaty He and Michael Collins led the fight for the treaty, the constitfution, and the Vree State. The chief leader on the side which was contending for a re public was Kainon dc Valcra. Griffith vns elected president of the Dail Eireunn, and when the Irish provisional government was ap kjIMi ;l 1. as named foreign secre tary. Griffith had been elected tc ?he British Hquse of Commons on the Sinn Fein ticket, but never took his seat. Gr'ffith was chairman of the Irish delegation which came to London to negotiate the treaty. Whole Life Kventful. When a young man, Griffith went to South America. Returning to Dublin, he founded and edited the United irishman, which was sup pressed by the authorities, only to be succeeded by the newspaper, Sinn Fein. Later he started another political paper, called' Nationality. Griffith's writings attracted wid< attention. He was for argument rather than fighting, and did not take part In the 1!ilK uprising at Dub lin, when an Httempt was made to throw off British authority and a re public was actually proclaimed Griffith was twice arrested for his ->ol!ttcal agitations. i CONSUL REPORTS MEXICO AS BIG FIREWORKS FIELD Mexico furnishes a lucrative field for American fireworks. In the opin ion of American Consul Walsh at Nuevo,. Ijiredo. Walsh cabled the Commerce De. partment today that on seven dif Terent Mexican national holidays pyrotechnic displays form an Im portant part >ii the celebration. Festivals, religious or patriotic, last from one to three w -eks and call for fireworks celebrations. No restrictions An "the use of fire works exist In Mexico. W.t!sh said, and only the simplest forms are manufactured In that country. AKTHl'K GKIKKITH ? tJr t* 102,850 'BIG 4" W W W W W MEN ARE OUT Guard Wounded and Stockade Blown Down by Ter rific Blast. Rv International, Stma Harvlee. HOSEVILLE, Cal., Aug. 12.? Special Deputy United States | Marsha! J. P. Sullivan was wounded, windows of the South-1 em Pacific jnundhouse here were shattered, ani a portion of the stockade surrounding the yards was torn down when five bombs exploded simultaneously here early today. Ilurlcd from Autos. Sullivan was wounded In the mouth by gunshots when he rushed out to in vest! Kate the explosions. According to the deputy United States marshal in cnarge, two of the bombs were hurled from automobiles and two others by persons standing outside the stockade. Although an Immediate search was Instituted, no traces of the bomlnjrs .vere found, and they are believed to Imvn escaped In automobiles. The bombs were of the black pow der type and exploded with heavy letonations. A deputy United States marshal expressed the belief that some of the bombs contained shrap nel, because of *he manner in which roundhouse windows were shatter ?d Sullivan was taken to a hospital, lie will recover. The Roseville yards of the South er 1 Pacific and the icing plant of he Pacific Fruit Express Company ? ave been one of the trouble xonea r>T the strike ever since the shopmen walked out. A heavy company guard ho* been maintained over *he property, and twice appeals have been made to '.overnor Stephens for troops to pro tect the icing plant. Recently the Southern Pacific se cured an inju-ctlon against the strikers, and since that time deputy I'nlted States marshals have l-een on duty here. (iuards Increased. Because of the threatening aspe?t >f the situation, United States Mar shal Holohan recently Increased his "orce here. The bomb explosions his morning came without warning. Ittards had -oted nothing unusual. \pparentl.v those throwing the er nlosU'ca had carefully timed thr'r work, for the explosions were almost as one, although occurring In widely separated sections of the yard. The roundhouse was the objective of two bombs hurled from automo biles. It is the belief of officials list Deputy Marshal Sullivan was fired upon hy some one in one jf th? automobiles. All of the workmeni In the y?M were asleep and only a few i;u:?rd* wej-e on duty. It was said. Sheriff Ottnn was o > the seene today to as sist In the investigation. WILBURN GOES ON TRIAL IN MINGO MINE WAR CASE CHARLES TOWN. W. Va., July '2.?The taking of testimony in the trial of .John Wilburn. charged with the killing of a deputy sheriff dur ing the mine war last summer, wris begun here today. The first person to occupy the wit ness stand was a son of Deputy Sheriff John Oore; the alaln man. Contending counsel predicted the trial will be eompleted within a weeV. HACKER IS SOIIGHTIN SLITING Police at Work on Theory Mc Bride Was Killed in City and Body Removed. Detectives investigating the i murder of Barney A. McBride, j sixty years old, wealthy Oklaho-. man, whose mutilated body was! found early Thursday morning near a culvert near Meadows, Md., today are scouring the city for an automobile wftK a backers li ce a? Sported to have been" TTWrr the scene of the murdir Wednes day night. It is supposed that the myste rious automobile carried McBride's dead body from Washington to | the culvert on the Maryland State; road. This morning's search led dc- j tectives to believe that the car, in j returning to the city, did not take the Pennsylvania avenue route, [ but took a short cut to Alabama j avenue and then to Good Hope i road Have Meager Description. Guided by a meager description, search Is being made for the h.ickei who took McBride out on Wedneadi j night. Thia/ line of inquiry, how ever, has mane little progress. Headquarters detectives this morn ing will Interview three Indians from ! Muskogee, McBride's home town. I who live near the rooming house at i 232 Third street northwest. McBride I has an Indian ward, arid it Is lie lleved he may have known these I Indians Man Seen on Moor. A hacker's automobile, containing three men and a driver, wss seen on j Alabama road about a mile from j where the body of McBride was found, giving hnadquarters detec tives, a new clue In the search for the asnallant or assailants of the wealthy oil man George W. Brown, employed In Carry's Ice Cream factory In south east, who live* on?Alahama avenu southeast, near the District line reported to the police that this car- came into his yard about 7| o'clock Wednesday night. He said he saw an old man In It and the man was sitting on the floor oP the car. Headquarters detectives expressed the belief this morning that the car would be found before night; Police believe the discovery of this car will lead to the arrest of the murderer or murderers. Woman in Huspeeted Car. What is thought to have been the car was last seen early Thurs day morning on the Marlboro Pike, near the District line. The car was occupied by a man and wotiaii. Mrs. Wlnonla Francke. who lives on the pike just at the, edge of the District line, said she was aroused from sleep by repeater! tplls from the road. She got up ?n I | peered out the window, seeing ? j man at her front steps and an au j tomohlle In the road. "Which is the road to Washing ton?" the ntan inquired. "Keep straight ahead: you can't miss it." Mrs. Francke replied. At this point a woman's vol<-e called: "Hurry, we have no time to lose." Thanking Mrs. Francke. the man left the house. Jumped In Ms m.i chine, and head?d toward Washing ton. A meager description of the man and'the automobile has been obtained by the police. This clue is cons'd (Continued on Page 5, t o umn 2.? FIRST PICTURE OF MURDERED OIL MAN ..... | Reconstructed photograph of Barney A. McBride, murdered oil man. Retouched by Harry J. Coleman, Times staff artist, from a U. S. TO PUT $100,000,000 IN LIQUOR UNDER ONE ROOF NriW YORK. Auk. 12 ?One hun dred million dollars' worth of liquor now scattered In seventy buildings of Manhattan Island is to be concen trated In one building, it was an nounced by Prohibition Commis sioner [My, upon his return from Washington. Whiskey withdrawals. Hay said, ran be more easily supervised If the 8,ock Is put in one place. The loca tion of the oasis is io be decided upon in a few days, he said. JOHN W. DAVIS. OF N. Y? TO HEAD BAR ASSOCIATION SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 12 ? .lohn W. Itavls. of New York, will head the American Bar AimocIa tlon this coming year. The general council of the asso ciation voted yesterday to name the former ambassador to Great Britain as president, to succeed fordenio A. Severance, and the association was expected this afternoon to confirm the council's action unanimously. TYPICAL GIRL TRIUMPHANT IN CHICAGO VISIT j "Princess Pat" Falls in Lovo With Dainty Mis* Washington, On Hand for Pageant. By PRINCESS PAT. CHICAGO, Auk. 12.?I'm (find I'm not on the hoard to aeleot "Mix* America" from among all the Queen* of the Pageant of Progress! If I were, I'm afraid I'd Iiave to vote blank. I could never he ahle to rhooae between them, because 1 ??an't for the life of me make up my mind about the only two I've met. (Continued on Page 2, Column S.) COMPLETE MIEflOM WALKOUT tXPECTEO Twenty-seven Per Cent of Train Crews Now Out and Thousands of Cars Idle. Br tatoraattoaal New* Ktrrlw. The sUangle-hold of the power ful railroad brotherhoods on the tail road strike situation began to be felt in earnest throughout the country today. Brotherhood leaders today in formed the International News Service that 102,850 men have de serted their posts to date due to defective rolling stock. 27 P. Of Membership Out. Of the 355.000 railway employes coming within the jurisdiction of the "Big Four" Brotherhood*. 89.000 are locomotive engineers. 80,000 are conductors, 120.000 fire men and enginemen, and 1M.OOO trainmen. Of this total 27 per cent are officially declared to have al ready walked out. In addition to this severe biow dealt the railroad executives, labor leaders pointed out today that thousands of cars have been side tracked for laCk of operating per sonnel an*- In a great many In stances accommodations have been reduced. Freight Conductors Hit. Conductors and engineers who have been operating fast passenger trains and who have left their cabs and cars because of the de teriorated condition of their appar atus have been shifted to freight trains, displacing freight engineer* and conductors, from whose ranks come most of the 102,850 now out of work. "If the ratio of Individual strike action Increases." an official of the Locomotive Engineers Brotherhood declared today, "another two week' will find the rolling stock of all the railroads idle on the tracks and the commerce of the nation at s standstill." Sporadic Strikes By Big Four Rail Unions Continue to Spread Ry GKORC.K R. HOLMES, International ?wr? MfrrW. The entire transportation system of the nation is being slowly un dermined today as the railroad strike moves bark toward the White House for solution. , Reports from all over the coun try, coming to Government officials as well as to labor loaders meeting In Washington, Indicate the spora dic spread of the Individual or vol untary strikes on the part of train crews identified with the Big Four brotherhoods and the continued in terruption of train movements. Union Heads Renew Parley. I While a committee representing . the railway executives was under stood to be en route to Washing ton today with a conditional ac ceptance of President' Harding's latest settlement program, the heads of the sixteen standaj-d railroad unions went back Into conference here to put into final form their re jection of the same proposition. President Harding made [engage, ments today to receive a delegation of the striking shopmen at 2S0 p TUC CCfPrT I r\\/r TheFrwhBbebeard who won the heart, DCflNMIMr INQIIWHAVQ lllll. jLLtVL 1 LU V L of more than 280 women and killed score,. DLuUlllillU 111 jUllUA I O AFFAIRS OF LANDRU TIME B^WILLIAM?EQUEUX WASHINGTON TIMES ^ ?