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IIE CHATTANOOGA NEWS f VOL. XXXI. NO. 288. CHATTANOOGA. TENN.. THURSDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 18, 1919. THREE CENTS nan amz 11 ' ,1NAL TOLL OF HURRICANE f- W11VZAlli WVV Refugees Tell Harrowing Tales of Suffering Endured During Storm. MORE TROOPS DISPATCHED . Streets Patrolled Relief Dis. U n s e d Systematically. List of Dead Mounting. '.Corpus Christl. Sept. 18. The death toll in Corpus Christl and vicinity as a result or Sunday s hurricane and tidal wave stood at 256 today, accord ing to reports from burial squads. The" generally accepted estimate was that the final figures would reach 500. ' United States troops, who have been patrolling the citv Bince Mon day, were supplanted at noon today Mr Texas national guardsmen, 200 of whom arrived last night. In addi tion thirty guardsmen were sent to I'lprtland and an entire company to Hoekport. v Of ninety-six bodies Interred In the White Point district yesterday less than a dozen were Identified. Burial squads were rushed to West Portland at noon today upon 'receipt of a report that twenty-five rdditional bodies had washed ashore there. ":v'37th Infantrymen En Route. iaredo, Tex., Sept. 18. Company K.,. Thirty-seventh infantry, is today envroute to Corpus Christl to aid in caring for refugees of Sunday's tor nado. The troops were ordered to Corpus Christl by MnJ.-Gen. Diekman, com mandant of the southern department, Tol)owing receipt of urgent requests for. Immediate relief for survivors of thsv tornado. fhe soldiers are fully equipped and carry ten day's rations. ' ' ""e" Harrowing Details. All of the arrivals at San Antonio had harrowing tales of hardships (4 suffering to relate. 6kme of the women had no stock Inns when they arrived here. Very few had hats or other head cover IhlfF One woman was clad In a pair of'overalls, given her by a railroad jnan as she was leaving Corpus Christ). Another woman held her skirt up with a towel, and several young girls in their teens were barefooted. The girls said they threw away their shoes after wearing them three days In the water. WILSON NOTIFIES 22 MEN STO REPRESENT PUBLIC HOPES MUCH FROM LABOR CONFERENCE. i pelay Proposed Steel Strike Until After Washington ! Meeting Advocated. V f " 4Ran Francisco, Cal., Sept. 18. No tifications that President Wilson had selected them to act as representa tives' of the public in the labor con ference he has called to meet in Washington Oct. 6 next today were to'the hands of twenty-two men re siding in all parts of the country. The notifications were, sent out last night, each embodying an expression of' the president's sincere hope that tfte recipient might find it possible to. "undertake this very important service." "'Formulating plans for develop, merit of a new relationship between capital and labor" was the phrase in which the president described the object of the conference. ;:i Ilesides the representatives of the public, twenty-two representatives of organized labor and organized em ployers are to participate in the con ference. These are to be selected later by organized labor, leading ag ricultural associations, investment bankers and manufacturers. Those selected by the president are from varied walks of life and of sev eral political faiths. Youngstown Operators I Do Not Fear Strike 0n Other Hand, Labor Leader i Looks for Paralysis of i Steel Industry. 4, Youngstown, O., Sept. 18. Execu tive and operating managers of the district iron and steel companies Which employ about 75.000 men in Youngstown, Warren, Niles, Glrard, 0.. and New Castle, Farrel and Sha ron. Pa., are still confident that ho strike set for next Monday will not atrlously interfere with operations, j J. E. MCndden, district organlz-jr fpr the American Federation of l,a Dor, on the other hand, today main tained that a strike will cause a com plete paralysis of Ihe steel 'ndustry. j( .lames H. Grose, district superin tendent of the Carnegie Steel com. puny, employing 7,000 men in this city, McDonald and Niles, stated large numbers of foreign born work men congregating about the gates might prevent others, opposed to a Walkout, from entering the plant. "I have talked with many American Workmen at the Carnegie plant and the great majority are opposed to a Strike," he added. He declared in event operations are interfered with to any extent the blast furnaces and finishing departments will be closed tk'ht and will not resume unt'l the. trouble is settled. Gqv. Roberts Issues Call for I Texas Hurricane Sufferers Nashville, Sept. 18. Gov. Roberts H"s- called upon the people of Ten ti ssoe for money to aid the flood, stricken residents of Corpus Christl, Tex. His appeal follows a message sent by the mayor of Corpus Christl asking for help. "Financial aid is imperative," the Texas mayor de clared. Gov. Roberts askr the peo ple of Tennessee to send money in care of mayors of the different cities, who will In turn forward the money to. Corpus Christl. "Such a disaster thnt which struck -Corpus Christl 'hould be answered immediately," governor declared. People's Approval Is Rich Reward, Says Gen. Pershing Washington, Sept. 18 (By . Asso-1 "The trials of battle demanded elated Press.) Acknowledging the honors conferred on him by congress, Gen. Pershing replied in part: "I am deeply sensible of the privi lege of appearing before you as; a rep resentative of the American -expe!. dltionary , forces and am filled with emotion at the sentiments that have been expressed. , This honor affords me profound gratitude as a recogni tion of the achievements of our splen did army. In receiving at your hands an expression of the approval of our people I am richly rewarded. "A final report of the organization and the operations of our armies will be made to the secretary of war. The manner In which this great fore was developed into an instrumentality for victory is well known to you. The burdens that fell to the lot of our soldiers have been heavy and the way beset by many obstacles, - but faith in the righteousness of our cause and trust in Almighty God have given us courage and inspiration. THIEVES LOOT TICKET OFFICE Clean Cash Drawers in An other Market Street Building. SAFES RESIST EFFORTS The consolidated ticket office of the United States railroad adminis tration, at 817 Market street, was robbed Wednesday night. Approxi mately $100 was .secured by the bur glars. This was obtained from the cosh drawers. An effort to break j into the two safes, which are located i Just under the counter, was fruitless. Had thla attempt been successful, be tween $3,000 and $4,000 would have been secured. The robbery was first discovered by the porter, when he opened the olflce this morning at 7 o'clock. Find ing the cash drawers together with a kit of burglar tools on the floor, he immediately realized that the place had been visited by thieves, and tele phoned F. F. North, agent in charge. An investigation by this official dis closed the fact that approximately $100 in change was missing. Discov ery of the knobg off the two safes in a corner of the offices told of unsuc cessful attempts to secure the- other funds in the building. " Two'arWorK. ' ' ''' ' The officials at the ticket office re lieve that two persons at least were on the Job simultaneously, as the tame amount of work was, accom plished on both safes, drills having been usrd. They also believe from the amateurish way in which the at tempt to get into the safes was made that the prowlers were new to the work. The tools found on the floor, which were a hatchet, hammer, screwdriver and pliers, were all turned over to the police, who are In vestigating the matter., . . Admittance was gained to the of fice, it is believed, through a little back window, which was found open this morning. This window opens Into a hallway, where steps lead down into the janitor's quarters and an outside door on the Arcade. The railroad officials, state that the rob bers could have, come through the outside door with a skeleton key or secreted themselves In the janitor's ouartei's Wednesday afternoon before the offices were closed. The police are inclined , to believe the latter is the case. The work waa all done down be hind the counter, so that it could not be detected from Market street. As far as could be. learned, with out checking the tickets on hand, which will take some time, none of these is missing. Emma Goldman and Berkman to Be Rearrested Noted Socialists May Be De ported on Completion of Prison Terms. New York, Sept. 18. The depart ment of labor haf notified Harry Weinberger, counsel for Kmma Gold man and Alexander iWrkman, serv ing prison sentences Tor conspiracy to obstruct the draft, that upon their release they will be rearrested im mediately and held for deportation hearings. The term of Miss Goldman, who is being held in Jefferson City, Mo., expires Sept. 27, and that of Berkman, who. is confined in the fed eral penitentiary in Atlanta, Oct. 5. Immigration authorities will hold a hearing in Berkman's case at At lanta Saturday. No date has been set fipr a hearing in the case of Miss Goldman. Bail of $15,000 will be required in cash in each case pending a deter mination of the hearings. Mr. Wein berger has been notified, and he is at tempting to raise that amount so that it will be available upon his clients' release. Warrants Served. St. Louis, Sept. 18. It became known today that a warrant for the deportation of Emma Goldman was served on her last Friday in the Jefferson City penitentiary, where she has finished serving a two-year sentence for attempting (.o obstruct the army draft. Her release from the penitentiary is set for Sept. 27. Will Ask Jail Sentences For "Big Fire" Packers Chicago, Sept. 18. Continuation of the testimony of J. H. Chaplin, head of the auditing-department of Swift & Co.. was in prospect today at the second day's session of the federal grand jury investigating the "big five" packers to determine whether they have violated the Sherman an titrust law. Jail sentences for the packeiB Swift & Co., Armour & Co., Wilson & Co., Morris & Co. and the Cnday Tacking company will be asked if convictions ' are obtained, government attorneys assert. spartan endurance and utmost self' sacrifice. .Never have men . faced a more difficult task, nor borne greater hardships, and ' never have troops shown a finer spirit of willingness, or more resolute purpose. "The might of America lay not only In her numbfs and her wealth, but also in the spirit of her people, and their determination to succeed at whatever cost. While every man who went to France courageously did his part, behind him were millions of others eager to follow, all sup ported by a loyal people who de prived themselves to sustain our ar mies and succor our allies. Whether billeted in French, Belgian or Italian villages, or in the camps of England, our young men have left behind them a standard of frankness, of Integrity, of gentleness and of helpfulness which will give the other nations of the world a firmer belief in the sin cerity of our motives." RATIFICATION LOOKS CERTAIN President Talks Like With "An Ace in the Hole." Man CONVINCING ARGUMENT Chief Executive Receives Pa itent Hearing in House of Hiram Johnson. (BY JOHN EDWIN NEVIN.) San Francisco, Sept. 18. (By In ternational News Service.) RatiHea tion of the treaty of Versailles can not be prevented. President Wilson so declared here today. His statement was the cul mination of a series of addresses in this city, beginning with his state ments to the "women of San Fran cisco" yesterday afternoon and con tinued through last night's spicy meeting. He wound up his addresses here, In the home of Senator Hiram Johnson, 'at "public luncheon'' by re peating his declaration that there could be no doubt of the final out come. The president, since his arrival on the coast, has talked like a man with an "ace In the hole." His attitude has contained a swagger that ; has been designed to carry authority with it. Today members of his persftnal party -declared that the outcome was in sight. They insisted that Senator Hiram Johnson, who nag been on his track for more than a week, will not! come to the Paclfio coast. They de clared that the senator will return to Washington to lead the fight there to prevent ratification of Vhe treaty, and they insisted today that the rati fication is an absolute certainty. Names are not mentioned by the president. The men in his party who are "keeping track" of develop ments are not giving out their facts and .figures. However, It is known that whnt they expect to do is to defeat every amendment or reserva tion that goes to the heart of the treaty by far more than a bare ma jority; and on the final vote for rati fication the president's figures show only fifteen votes that, are certain to be cast in opposition. The president yesterday afternoon made it very plain that he does not Intend to compromise on the Irish question, the Shantung problem or the declaration that under the treaty the various nations of the world can dirert American troops and send them abroad at will. Macon Adopts Easier Way In-Solving Union Question Commission Order Rescinded. People to Decide Issue at Polls. Macon, Ga., Sept. 18. (By Inter national News Service.) Macon has adjptod the easier way to solve her problem whether the police and fire men will be permitted to belong to labor unions. The order adopted by the civil service commission provid ing that no member of the police or fire department could remain in the service has been rescinded nnd the question will be decided at the polls by the people of Macon at the city election which is near at hand. Both police and firemen continue their du ties with union cards In their pock eta. AH textile mills opened today, the 9.000 workers having agreed to re turn to their Jobs. Ex-Chief of Police Warren McWil llams, the Texas cowboy giant, who served two days as chief and resigned, left the city at once. Jack Thomas, international organizer for the tex tile union, released from jail on his promise to leave and riot return, caught the first train northward. The departure of these. two removes the alleged cause of much discord. Test Pilot Establishes Hew Altitude Record Mineola, L. I., Sept. 18. A new al titude record was believed to have, been established hero by Roland Rohlfs, test pilot for the Curtis All plane company this afternoon. Rohlfs altimeter registered 34.400 feet when he landed, but the official barograph in the machine was sealed and it was said the official figures would not he given out until later. He landed at 1:69, having been in the air since 12:06 p. m. Ex-Crown Prince Again Reported to Have Escaped Paris, Sept. 18. A rumor has again reached Paris by way of Zurich that former Crown Prince Frederick Wil liam, of Germany, has returned to his native country. There hase been several report? that the former crown prince of Ger many had escaped from Holland, but In each li.stance they failed of con 11 ram tion. MASKED BAND ITSIPL MAKE BIG HAUL Hold Up Express Train on Ca nadian Government. Railway. ESCAPE WITH $75,000 Quebec, Sept. 18. Masked bandits held up the malt c,lerks on an express trnln on the Ca railway near Hi and escaped wit The robbers e; it Government i early today ),000. ; d from the train ? ihelr loot. Armed at St. Thomas i posses are in p' l, but the robbers are believed to; ;r fled over the line Into the Unitf ? ates. The money had been shitf .- , ram Montreal last night and wf .isigned to Halifax. Near Hurlak J i bandits, who had evidently be-... O ling in a passenger coach, stealfr- made their way into the mail ct" ' th. automatic pistols in their haW. ,i The clffrks were Overpowered, bound and gagged. It was not until the train reached St. Thomasr some distance from Harlaka, that the rob bery was discovered. The clerks were then released and gave a description of the robbers. Search was imme diately ordered along the line, but no trace of the men was found. They are believed to have followed the money shipment from Montreal. The express was the Ocean Lim ited, one of the crack trains of the Canadian Government railway. ' According to the clerks, the train had just left Harlaka when the door of the, mail car burst In with a crash and five men, all masked and armed, entered. The leader shouted: "Hands up." The clerks lost no time in obeying. Then, while some of the men col lected the money sacks others bound nnd gagged the clerks. At the time the train was racing eastward at sixty miles an hour. The robbery was discovered by the conductor of the. train. When the clerks were! unbound, one of them, K, Reno, was suffering so badly from fright and nervous shock that he had to be brought to this city for medical treatment. AccidentaPWounding of Six Boston Guardsmen Outstanding1 Feature of Police Walk-Out City Remains Quiet. Boston. Sept. 18. Shooting of six' state KuTismen,when a soldiers' riot gun exploded at the ItpxUury crossing police station nnd trial ornineleen Met ropolitan park police, officers who were suspended for refusing to go on duty in this city after the walkout of the Boston police were the outstanding fea tures of the police strike today. The six guardsmen. It is said, were gathered about a fellow gunrdsman who was cleaning his rifle. The weapon was discharged and the burkshot struck the six soldiers in the legs and they were taken to the city hospitnl pain fully wounded. The victims are: Har old Cuail. Somervllle; Asa K. Purdy, Watertown: Robert J. Lusk,, Cambridge; George Parker, and John A. Alexander, Arlington, and William Jackson, East Cambridge. Except the shooting at a prowler near tho Arnold Arboreteum, Jnniarla Plain, by a state guardsman, the city remained absolutely quiet. Voting in many unions on the propr osltlon of the Central Labor union call ing for a general strike was still going on. It was pointed out today, "however, that the vote in most eases was on the question of "giving full support'' to the policemen. The phrase was said to have been chosen to avoid Injunction proceedings in the courts, which would be possible if actual strike was voted for. The vote will be canvassed by the Central Labor union Sunday. Confessed Lyncher Escapes From Prison Alleged to Have Taken Oath to Kill Judge Horace C. Wilkinson. Montgomery, Ala., Sept. 18. Louis Bishop, confessed lyncher of Edward Foukal In the Baldwin county jail on April 21, has escaped the state peni tentiary at Wetumpka, where he was serving fifteen years, and is believed , to tie on his way back to Baldwin county. On his confession he is re ported to have taken an oath to kill Judge Horace C. Wilkinson, who prosecuted him while attorney-general and who was subsequently ap pointed circuit judge. Bishop's ven detta is reported to include Attorney Frank H. Stone, who also was prom inent in the prosecution of the lynch ers of Foukal. It Is feared that Bishop will make an attempt to carry out his threats. APPEAL FOR SUPPLIES Gov, Oortey Aski Georgia to Lend Aid to Texas Sufferer. Snvannnh. flu,, Sept. IX. Respond ing to the need of Corpus Christl, Tex., in compliance with tho telegraphed re quest of Uov. Dorsey, .Mayor Stewart has issued a proclamation -enjoining all citizens to contribute to the relief of the stieken rlty. He lias nl.so placed the ease before the Benevolent society, a highly enilowed institution of Savan nah. .Money III he wired daily, the mayor announced.- nnd a generous re sponse is expected fipm the citizens. Showers, Says Billy 'Possum Mr. President we arc for you. We were for'you from the first. Of course wc kind of fell out when you took away our thirst. Htu we got over t hot just as soon as we stop to think, now we are glad you gave old . booze that flnul knock out wink. And now that you are swinging around that circuit home again, preach it, Wood row; preach It, pence on earth, good will toward men. The weather: Continued fair to night and probably- showers Friday, wft hllttle change In tempernture. I Hope C CAN VISITS ,ANS LAID TO DESTROY flUME Capt. D'Annunzio and His 10,000 Followers Will Defend City. DIAZ AND KING CONFER No U. S. Troops in Disputed Area Stirring Scenes on Arrival of Irregulars. Paris, Sept. 18. Italy is throwing a naval and military cordon around th city of Fiume, which is still held by Capt. Gabriel D'Annunzio's forces. Food supplies of Fiume are reported to be low and an effort is being made to cloe all avenues by which storss can be rushed into the city and thus to fores the surrender of the troops holding the place. Advices received here indicate that Capt, D'Annunzio's men have en trenched themselves about the city nnd Intend to defend it against any attack, In the event it Is found im possible to hold Fiume, It Is sold, Idans have been laid to destroy the city. Gen. Badogllo, deputy chief of staff of the Italian army, is in Flume nnd has issued a proclamation calling upon the D'Annunzio troops to re turn to their units. Some are said to have left the city. Gen. .Diaz, commander-in-chief of the Italian army, has been recalled from his vacation and has been in conference at Rome with King Vic tor Emmanuel and Premier Nitti. Admiral Under Virtual Arrest. Dispatches relating to the situation In Flume are being subjected to rig orous censorship, but it is reported that Rear Admiral Casanova, who landed at Flume on Tuesday to re store order, is under virtual arrest here. It develops there were no American detachments In Fiume when Capt. D'Annunzio marched into the city last, week. Early reports from Italy stated American units had left by steamer, but it is believed the only Americans there were members of the American food administration mis sion, who might have been mistaken for soldiers because they wore United States army uniforms. Crazed With Patriotic Fervor. Rome, Sunday, Sept. 14. "I, a war volunteer and a mutilated fighter, ap peal to Victor Hugo's France, to Milton's England, a,nd Lincoln's America, and, speaking as an inter preter of the valorous sentiments of J h whole Italian people-firfTrtalm the annexation of Flume to Italy," said Capt. Gabrlcle D'Annunzio, speaking to an Immense throng the day his "Irregular" forces, marched into Fi ume, according to reports reaching this city. Capt. D'Annunzio, who is reported to have been quite ill when he reached Fiume, went to tho com mander's palace, being borne along by a crowd that seemed crazed with patriotic fervor. After entering tho palaca he was asked to speak to tho crowd. "I am so ill that I will say but a few words," he began. "In the pres ent mad, cowardly world there Is one pure thing our love for Fiume. Fi ume stands like a lighthouse over the sea of degradation. People of Fi ume do you confirm your vote of Oct. 30, last, when you decided for annexation to Italy?" Up from the crowd camo a tre mendous shout of yes." "Fiume is Annexed." When the first motor lorries bear ing the soldiers made their appear ance they were surrounded by Crowds. It took an hour for the col umn to make its way to Plaza Dante. There the troops were welcomed by j Dr. Grosslsch, president of the Fiume national council. "You have by your action achieved what neither the present nor any past government could do," he ex claimed amid applause. Now Flume is definitely annexed to Italy. Fiume is now sister to other Italian cities. Italy is to command here now." Dr. Antonio Vio, mayor of Flume, greeted Capt. D'Annunzio and warned the people against "mischief makers," who, he declared, "would not fail to create trouble. During the whole day the city remained in a state of lever- ih Joy. Advance Agent for Fair Shows Arrives in City W. A. White, advance agent for "The World at Home" shows, has ar rived in the city to make arrange ments for the midway attractions at the Chattanooga Interstate Fair. He states that the biggest show that has yet been put on at the fair will be brought here this year. In all there will he twenty-five attractions. Joe Curtis, secretary of the tair, has been In Nashville for the past few days attending the state fair. He is expected home tonight. Mrs. Karl Cook, chairman of the women's department, will be at the Women's building at Warner park Saturday morning from 10 to 12 o'clock, nnd at this time will be glad to sec the different chairmen in this department, and also the exhibitors. Great Results Obtained In Alton Park Revival Great results have been obtained at the revival at the Alton Park Ilap tist church, Dr. J. J. Justice, who is conducting it. stated Thursday. "The church and the community are be ing, profoundly stirred souls are be ing saved." he stated. Dr. Justice preached Wednesday on "The Rotten Bridges Over Hell." His subject Thursday night at 7:30 o'clock, will be "The 1'npardonrihlo Sin;" on Friday night, "Thumb-rings from Sinai." EXPECT TO RATIFY Chamber of Deputies of France to Vote on Terms With Germany Friday. Paris, Sept. 18. (Huvas) The cham ber of deputies is expected to ratify the treaty with Germany tomorrow night or on Saturday, at the very lat est. Premier Clrmrncenu will speak tomorrow, considerable Importance be ing attached Jo his address. Steel Strike Developments Labor leaders at Pittsburgh conference send telegrams to unions to "stop work Sept. it." Labor leaders declare strike positively will go Into effect Monday and "not even Mr. Oompers" can stop it now. Anticipating a wa'kout, Mayor Lysle, of McKeesport, Pa., orders all sales of firearms stopped in city. Special police being sworn In and business men form vigilance committee. Small cities around Pittsburgh prepare for strike with special police and committees of business men. Leaders of strikers declare 75 per cent, of workers are unionized, and will go out on call. Steel corporation silent since Judge E. H. Gary's final word that he will not treat with labor leaders. Promoting Mississippi Valley Exposition Nashville Man Comes to In terest Chattanooga Man ufacturers. Robert L. Burch, Jr., of Nashville, representing the Mississippi Valley exposition, to bo held in St. I,ouls Nov. 13 to 27, spent the day in Chat tanooga Thursday. He came here to Interview the manufacturers nnd business men generally In the inter est of this exposition, nnd It is prob able that the chamber of commerce nnd manufacturers' association will mnk a joint exhibit. The purpose of the proposed expo sition is to bring together the manu facturers of the Mississippi valley and emphasize the manufacturing in terest; to make the valley a unit of Industrial life of this country, and to attrnct home and foreign buyers. Mr. Burch reports that he 1s meet ing with much encouragement and he believes that the exposition will be a big success as viewed from the present outlook. k Org; anizes New Hosiery Mill for McMinnville New Enterprise Capitalized at $200,000 and Backed by Leading Business Men. McMlnnVille, Sept IS. (Special.) The Rend Hosiery mills, a new manu facturing enterprise for McMinnvtllo, has been chartered with capital stock of $200,000. The Incorporator nre Sam R. Read. Sims Read, H. B. Pickens. Frank Cnlvllle nm! f"!pnrira M. Smith. The charter has been filed with the serretnry of staie. Work will begin at, an early date on the nuimings ana it is tne intention or the new company to have the plant in operation early in the. new year. Speculate on Removal of Peace Parleys to London Paris, Sept. lS.-This morning's newspapers speculate on the possi bility of the peace conference being transferred to London. Premier l.loyd (leorge. of Great Hiitaln Is said to have urged the change on the ground that his country is the one most interested in tho future status of the Turkish empire, the consider ation of which Is the principal, work remaining before tho conference. Some Journals anticipate a. vtrtunl dissolution of tho conference, the work of which may be succeeded by negotiations between the different foreign ofllc,es. DISTRESSJN POLAND Henry Morgenthau Flndt Much Suffer. Infl From Hunger. Pfirifl. Sr;t. IN, ( Mm vjih. ) Hnrv Morffcnthfiu, who hnr1cr. the T'nlt.r-d Ktjitrs Invention ting1 cnnimi.ston which h.s horn lit work in Iul;ui1 sinro Into. hi July, hns returned to P:tris nnd giva a ftttrrintr doKcrlption of tin? dfHtrraft (n Poland nnd thn small nation of ci-ntnil Europe. He says himdrfv. of thou-smi' of person are sul'frrinR from hunger nnd frfi half clad and rxprosjvrt the f'nr they will dip hv thousand. during thr coining winter if not annifltcd. Mr. Mor?enthau nny he. hopes Amer ica and Knropo will take, measures to meet the criwis which he pay Is per haps the. greatest in hiatory. NEW COLORED CHURCH Colored citizens of Chattanooga will meet with the colored citizens of Iew berry town, near ('hickaiiiaugM. Ga.. Sunday iifternoon at 'A o'clock, for the purpose of organizing a church to be known ns Sunrise I'nion church. Uev. V. H. Mr 'lain, the supreme superin tendent, will preach and conduct. Urn religious exercises. Addresses will he delivered hy Wis. Key, demons, pat ten and ("adwt'll, William J l rooks and others. The committee In charge of (lie meeting is composed of L. Kollins, Rev. C, J. M'-;iuther Kv. L.. T. Akins, Mrs, Kollins and Jlester 1. Akin. CAUSES" conster"na"t 1 0 N Guardsman's Gun Is Accldently Dis charged In City Treasurer's Office. iioston. Sept. 18. ity hall was thrown into an uproar tills afternoon when n state gun rdsumn's rllle was ac cidentally discharged in the office of the city treasurer. The bullet Imbedded itself in the w .ill. and Patrolman Brooks, of .station 2, who was on guard, ws injured in the leg hy flying splin ters. RECALL 0FfR00PS Great Britain Will Call Off Soldiers Id Russia. London, Sept. IK. The cabinet luis (I-rirt'-fl to reeall all Brlllsh troops from Kujmih, end alieHdy the soldiers and v m r ni-'iteriai.H are being sent lunne wind as i.ipidly jik poHHihle, the Eve ning News HtHted toiliiy. PLANS TROUBLE FOR SELF Feslal of Hedjas P.-tsed Through France En Route to England. Purls. "-pt. IS, ( Hiivns.) Prince !Vi:il tif liedlMR iirrfvert hist nicht lit .i.-irsi jll.-s and left iniineiiintely for l.oii'lon. It Is reported he will cross l-'ranee without stopping. GAS RATES TO BE RAISED IN KNOXVILLE Nashville, Sept. 17. An order was issued Wednesday by the Tennessee public utilities commission allowing the Knoxville Mas and Heating com pany to Increase its charges to (1.20 gross and $1.10 net per cubic foot for the gas consumed. The commission also authorized the Knoxville com pany to make a service charge of 50 cents for each customer and the same privilege that was granted the Nashville C.as company recently. These companies are also authorised to make a minimum charge of 60 cents for each meter. STEEL STRIKE ORDER STANDS Positive Statement of Organ izer Indicates Walk-Out on Sept. 22 Will Occur. ANSWER MADE TO GARY Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. IS. "The steel strike order for Sept. 22 stands." This was tho positive statement made by Organizer J, L. Beaghen, organizer for the American Federa tion of Labor, here this morning. "Mr. (Jury Is tho only power on earth that can prevent it," said Mr. Beaghen. "Not even Mr. Oompers can stop it." At the headquarters of the strike committee employes were busy send irg out circulars In seven languages calling the men out next Monday. The circular rends: "The workers in the Iron and steel mills and blast furnaces, not work ing under union agreements, are re quested not to go to work on Sept. 2 anil to refuse to resume employ ment until such time as the demands of tho organizations have been con ceded by steel corporations. "The union committees have tried to arrange conferences with the heads of the steel companies In order that they might present our legiti mate demands for the right of col lective bargaining, higher wages, shorter hours and better working conditions. Hut the employers have "Wndrastly refused to meet tnem It f therefore becomes our duty Mo sup orc ,nc commuters claims. In ac cordance with the practically unani mous strike vote, hy refusing to work In the mills on or after Kept. 22 until such time as our just demands have been grnnted. And in our stop" page of work let there be no violence. Th American Federation of l.obajO. has won all its great problem by peaceful- and legal methods. "Iron and Hte,e Workers: A his toric decision confronts us. If we will but stand together now liko men our demands will soon be granted and n golden era of prosperity will open for us in tho steel Industry. Put if we falter and fail to act, this great effort will be lost and wo will sink back into a miserable and hope Uss serfdom. The welfare of our wives and children Is at stake. Now is the time to Insist upon our rights us human beings. "Stop work Sept. 22. . "National Committee for Organ izing Iron and Steel Workers." Quiet Reigns After Storm of Car Strike Members of Home Guard Are Patrolling Streets of Camden, N. J. Camden, .V. J., Sept! 18. This rlty Is quiet today and trolley cars of the Public Service corporation are be ing operated on every division ex cept those running to the shipyards. Members of the home guard are patrollng the, streets as an auxiliary to the police department, hut none ar on tho ears. Kach car carries two crews. This is done at the request of the men as a matter of protection. Notices were posted In the big ship yards of the New York and Pusey and Jones companies that trolley ser vice would be resumed tomorrow. I'ay-as-you-enter cars will be used, the worklngmen objecting to the pay a s y o u -1 e a v e variety. In order to reach Camden and the surrounding towns, residents of Clniichcster, Woodbury und other towns of South Jersey, cross the Dele ware by ferry to Philadelphia and recross the river at Camden. Cotton Day Designated At Georgia State Fair Home, (in., Sept. IS. Saturday, Oct. 11. has been designated as "cotton day" at the Noith (leorgia fair. A branch of the American Cotton association In Floyd county will be organized at that time, John W. Hale, of Home, has been appointed .supervisor of the Amerlcnn Cotton association for the Seventh congressional district. John M. Gra ham has been secured to act as chair man of Floyd county to perfect tem porary organization. Mr. (Jraham will appoint a district chairman in every militia district in the countrv. These gentlemen, whose names will be announced In a few days, will bend every rnergy to make the big meeting In Floyd county during the fair a tremendous success with far reaching results and benefits. Local crops and marketing condi tions will be a matter receiving spe cial consideration, and immediate ! benefits to the cotton growers In this section of the state are anticipated. LABOR LEADER ARRIVES j Marvin Ritch Charfld With Inciting S Riot. Chnrlotte, N. C, Sept. IS Marvin Hitch, recently organizer of Isbor unions among textile Interests of Charlotte and surrounding mill towns and active more recently in the carmen's strike of the Southern Puhnc I'tilities company, has been arrested in Alberniarle. charged with inciting to riot and Is being de tained under a bond of J2.500 for a hear ing Friday. Itltch has beer: prominent in athletics in the state, having been a member of the foot hn 11 team of the University of North Carolina for two years and coach of the team In 151S. PLANT AFFECTED; Preparations for Walk-Out Monday Proceeding at Va- rious Alabama Points. BAN ON SALE OF ARMS Special Officers Being Sworn in at Pittsburg Many Rumors Circulating. Birmingham, Ala,, Sept. 18. Prep arations are being made here and la , other sections of the state , wher plants of the United States Steel corr ' poratlon are located to walk ..out" Monday morning unless the company takes steps to recognize the union, necordlng to E. F. Ingram, local sec -rotary of the steel workers' unloB.'"5 Ho declared today that approximately' 1.000 men will be aftectod in this secJ tion. . So far ss can be ascertained no ef forts on tho part of the company nre being made to meet any strlk) and there appears little interest In the matt"r throughout this district by thu. public. tvj Could Gompers Prevent It?, t, Pittsburgh, Sept. 18. Although it was said by some committeemen after the tlrst session yesterday that, Pres ident (iompors was to be sent for, John J. Fitzpatrlck. chairman of the committee, stated this morning that, fiompers would not be here today.. It was suid the message calling for (inmpers was to be framed at the late afternoon session. No Informa tion was given out as to what toot place at that sesMlon. ' ' Asked If (lumpers could postpone) the strike. Fit spilt rink replied with' heat: "Postponement of the strike Is not the prrposc of this meeting. We are only herd to perfect plans for the strike." Orrjanize Vifjilantea. Anticipating the walkout on Mon day Mayor (leorge I.yle.'t, of McKoos-, port, ordered that the sale of fire arms In the i ity be discontinued.' Special policemen are being sworn 111 1 todav and a vlailani-e bodv composed of business ami o'her citizens was. organized Ibis morning. A number of returned soldiers sailors nnd marines Joined the or ganization. , Approximately 20,00 steel nun are employed in the steel' mills in McKeosnort. . Other towns throughout the Pltt.uJ burgh district have organized their citiz -ns Intn vigilance committees. i 'i rgMitm, .cUUni that 75 per cont of th men, mostly foreigners, are members of the union. Reports from Sharon nnd FarraU, where 10.00(1 men nre employed , by tho steel corporation, were that i' It was believed that not more than l6 per rent, of the workers will walk out. Tho only workmen affiliated villi the unions are unskll'ed labor, ers. It was sni'l. Heads of the plants in, th"se places nre not anticipating any trouble nnd appear confident that, the mills will not be forced to close. . . . Many of the skilled workmen arc stockholders In the stpel corporation. Preparntlons are being made bf the .authorities of New Castle to bardie the st-lki situation there. It Is not generally believed that a verv large proportion of the men emnloyed In the steel nnd tin plate mills Tt that city will strike. " Sicel Strike to Be Started With Big Mass Meeting Cleveland, O., Sept. 18. A great mass mooting of strikers will Inau gurate the steel workers' strike In Cleveland Monday. Henry ". Itaisse, district organ izer for the American Federation of Labor, announced today that the workmen have been notified to re port Monday morning at Brookside park instead of going to work in the mills. I . Coincident with the announcement of the strikers' plans, indications! show that the steel mills operating in the Cleveland district are prepar ing for a protracted fight. No new orders for steel are being accepted, it was admitted by officials of the larger companies today. Itaisse estimates this afternoon that 25,000 men in the mills Of the Cleveland district. Including Lorraln and Klyrla, will respond to the call Monday morning. ' The American Steel and WireconM pany today declined to discuss pos- nihilities of the strike. "We are con ducting an 'open shop' and do ribt know how many of our employes be long to tho union," an official said. Kalsse predicted this . afternoon that the plans in which a walkout is now complete will be forced to close within three days because f lack of materials. He said most of the mills were dependent upon others for products. " Chicago Union Workers ; Vote Against Steel Strike Chicago, Sept. 18. Union steel work ers in the Chicago district nre re ported voting ngninst the strike of steel workers set for Monday, according -to what is considered reliable information from within the Illinois Steel company pljint nt South Chirajo today. Steel mill owners nnd union leaders nre assembling their forces for the strike which will call out 150.000 steel workers lu the Chicago district. Union lenders report that their man nre behind them and ready to "fight to a finish." And have railed several meeting to be held between now' nnd Monil.iv to solidify the spirit ot fche iron and steel workers.- - In the jneantlme word was received here thut in the machine shop at the Illinois Steel company plant, ljl work ers voted against the strike, 71 in favor of It with SO refusing to vot,. AVord received here today from Ham mond, Ind , told of arrangement belnf made In the Calumet steel district for the operation of the steel plants If ths strike is carried out. At the Gary Steel works and the International and Independent plant at Indian Harbor c-irloads of food and cots are beta taken into the plant for th use ,ot workers who are expected to refuse to Join the walk-out. Officials of the companies today de clared that the malority of their men would refuse to heed the strike orde". Accordin to one report, rifles nd ammunition to be used by guards sta tioned at the plants, have been stored in several of the large steel works -In this district.