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THE) OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER AVEitAGII BWOItN NET PAID CIKCULATION MARCH 25,605 VOL. XIV, NO. 197 TULSA, OKLAHOMA, Sl'NDAY, APRIL 11, 1020 PRICE 5 CENTS. MORNING , iSlrararaaSte. Final Edition u ay m i ii rv i 1 1 t v ' i 1 i i III I l i i SONORA SECEDES FROM CARRANZA Mo x ican State Severs r- 1 i . J r i neiaiions ai uieeting of State Congress. SEIZE CUSTOMS HOUSE Troops Guarding Buildings in Name of State Govern ment Across River. IS PLOT AGAINST 0BREG0N President Sends Troops for "Welfare" He Says Dic tatorship Charged. I customs houso at Again I-rleta, across iho hno from Douglas was sefzed late today In tho namo of the Sonora government ami tomem armed men arc goai-dlng tho hulhUngV Tho lm imgralon offices and the postofflce n's' havo been taken over by tho biate authorities. NOfrALICS, Arizona, April 10. Tho stato government of Sonora, Mcx., severed rotations with tho ilrxiean feiloral government lost night, according to an official tele gram received hero totlay. Governor do la Huorta of Sonora, In a telegram to General Salvador Alvarado hero ild; "In view of tho replies of Pren ldent Carranza to tho governor and consrrsi of tho Btato of Botioru It was deeliled lo Huspend .relations with tho central government until Hueh a tlmo us tho causes leading to tho determination had ceased to exist." The stats authorities of Sonora had called upon President Carranwi to halt tho mobilization of fodoral troop within Sonora. They charged the .Mexican president was plotting to establish a military dictatorship In the Ftato and tako over tho stato irovernment. It hnd been openly rharcrd this was a plot against tho presidential candddncy of General Obregon. Carranza answered tho state au thorities that ho had no nuoh Inten tions, but that tho troons woro bo. Ins ordered to Sonora for the general welfaro of tho country. Tho Sonora stnto congress convened In secret session at Hermosslllo to day. repudiated tho Mexican Central government nnd ndoptcd a resolution (lecl.irlncr the Kt.ntn vnnM fflUn ntnna 'o reist any Invasion by troops or Infrlnijment of state rights attempt ed by tho Carranzi government, ac cording to Fernando jfendoza who made Mm announcement hero today. Tho tolegram, received by Men. doza said tho congressional action was taken after an nlUntght semlon. This Is taken to mean In American circles that Sonora Is making open declaration of Independence and Is In lino wJUi tho notion reported to he In progress by tho stato to defy President Carranjsi to dliicharirn the customs houso workers at thr port of Agua Prieta. 1 INDUSTRIAL GAS 35 CENTS IVmponirj Order I.ssucil ly OUla honin Conxinitlon Cominls.slon. OKLAHOMA CITY, April 10. ''"t to all Industrial consumers sup piled by the Oklahoma Natural On '"ripany will cost 35 centa a 1.000 tulnc feet without regard to tho amount used after April 15, under n f wmnorary order Issued today by th Mate corporation commission, A Keneral hearing on tho Increase Is to he held during tho summer. The gas company Insisted that ' h falling supply the Industrial ' nsumers should not have a pre f'rr. d rate merely because they use ' ' rr g,n. WOOD WELCOMES WOMEN (ciicnl SnjN lie Is Olml to See Tlrcm Taking Part In Polities. APHOIIA. III., April 10. "I am Find to see women getting Into poll . 1 think they will bo tho big K'M fator In bringing labor and 'Hi'i'al together In hunest undor "'"'ding." cien. I-oonard Wood said nn nddre.s hero today. "I am ""'P'y Interested In labor." tho gen ' ml -i icmunixt', wo all rocim- " the right to orgnnlzo and tho Si o collcetivo bargaining Honest i.ai. too, h.is tho rtcht to organ. New York Life Insurance Co. Fanner & Duran KI'KCIAIj AOKNTS 203 I'ularo niclR. Phono Iftl World's News Told in Condensed Form For Hurried Readers - j'jmii, April jo -Art i I ii'Iniliu W.:,i,h,:J.; I 1 r"vrj to rpiufnn e th Jnputirve Kolaierp tiii.ri.tn. found rullty of rmoklnit In a Jnnnltory at Ji'nninc" kcmlimt, wrre uimimrlly oprliril tu.lay. LONDON, April 10. 1'rrmlrr Lloyd ueorzo Irarra for the contrrrndr. of al lira premlrra at Han Iltmn. Italy, today. Ho will make Ilia trip liy ara. CltATTANOOOA, Trtin., April 10. With a cliartar mnnlirrahlp of 2,000, Chatla nm mtn today orKanlted nil ,'()orall club" In an effort to get cheaper clotlilnt; County and city ofdrlala Joined. IltrtMINattAM. Ala., April 10 Wlilln nirmlnehama "Overall club." nrnanloil to combat the iilgii rost of elotlilni!. waa worulnr ovrrtltno todny. Ilr In aw mem Lera, Jealrra ailvanrrd tlm price of overall truunerstfrom 12 to a pair. linAt'MONT, Tejaa. April 10 Two more victims died early this morning a a remit of an eiploHlon undrr a recrlvlnir house at the Maciiolia rrtrolrum cont pany'a plant lirre late yeatrnlay after noon, brlnclng; the total number of dcatlia to five. DAMAPCCa. April 10. 1'rlnce Telral, recently preclalmrd klnis of Hvrla, In Ii Is recent appeal to President Wilson ro nuesllnit recognition ami asalstanra for Syria, declared the dlvHIon of Hyrla Into .various parts, as propo.nl- by- the alll would !n detrimental to the national life of the country. JO.VKflllOltO. Ark.. Anrll 16 IMirar tVIieeler, an aerd man. was burned t" ueam in a rire whirr, destroyed n board ing house here early today. James Terry, employe of a local laundry, fractured his skull when he Jumped from a, second story window. Ills condition Is reported as critical, PAJttlEN. N."j.. April 10. Lieutenant Mark C. llogue of Portland. Ore., and Lieutenant Itlchard Wright of Cleveland, Ohio, wrre Injured today when the aerial mall plane they rre piloting from llustletun. Pa., to Washington, caught flre 1,100 foet over Berlin, IS miles from ' WASHINGTON, April 10. Warnlne. that the southern farmer will not consent longer to toll l; month of each year In the production of cotton for which he cannot get a fair price waa given today by llrpresentatlve Answell of l-oulslana. speaking In the house. WASHINGTON, At rll 10. Th Ameri can 1'ederatlnn of 1. bor Is taking no hand In the railroad atrlke, Hecretary Krank Morrison announced today. "It cannot until asked to. Unions ufflllatnl with It handle their own afMlra. The railroad union officials are capable of taking care of the situation." KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 10. David Ilium, superintendent of the Nourse Oil company, will not have to stand trial for killing Joseph Dyer, a paperhanger i.xum waa rreea today when no one op- Geared to prosecute him. Kxum shot and llted Dyer aftor Mrs. Kxum hail accused the paperhanger of attacking her. WASHINGTON, April 10. Uopwntit Utf Kltchlrt ot North Carolina, dftno cratlc leader In the last cnrifresM, who utfered a ttrokf of paralyslH eitrday. wan coriflltleratly Improved today Mr. KltchtnS tft side In paralyifcl, hlnphy Iclann and it) days muit clapixi he- fore the extent of thn attack can be de termined ' WASHINGTON, April 10. Arthur W Grlffen, former head of the New York offtrt of the federal vocational rehaMI Itation board annlgned Vt care for Injured poldtera, told the houre eduratlon com mittee today that he was asked to rrslgn for "botni: too evmnatlietic to noldlcm." Th committee la tnventlKatlng the board's acitvuifri, IAltia, April 10 l.xhumfttlon nf th hodlei of United HUtcu marlrifM and pallore who died outH.de the battle znnrn In thla country during; thn war, has ken commenced by tho American naval de partment. There ar now 200 fUcdrapd coffins at Hrett awaiting ahlprnent to the United .States and the flrat Hhtpmcnt will be made lata In April. WASHINGTON, April 10. Mm. Jamee MMinn ui hot ivik rt7t pijir iicr" self aa "captain" of th Irish pickets, end iwo oinir women, wno were iianntr banners in front of the nrltlnh fmbirv today, wrn arTf-Btd on charces nf viols Inc federal statuteH, The nth'r two women are Mrs. Thomas Currln of Phlla- tlHphta and Mrs, Kathtrlne Columbine of ew vorK NRW YOllK. Anrll 10. A wnrM-wldn search for a fortune In Jewels, the prop erly or .Mrs. 1'iarenet Ainnisr or iiirn rnond, Va., onded here last nlcht with the arrest nf James K. Poye, who had In hln possession a chnrk for 1:0.000 pnld by a pawnbroker for nine pearls believed by police to be part of a necklace valued at I2T&.000 lost by Mrs. Mlllhlser here last Msv WOItCnSTKIt, Mass, April 10 Mrs. t.UIle K. Wilkinson, who had the distinc tion of maklnjc famous th part of Topsy" In "t'liflit Tom's t'abln." ille-1 her today, icd 7f. Khe was a natlv of HncUnd and up to the time of her re tirement from the stare 38 years uiro, she played with several famous actors, Includ Inc Kdtvln Ilooth. LONDON, April 10. Sir Auckland Geddes, the new IlrltUh ambassador to the Unite,! Rtatu, departed for Wash tncton today. Its was accompanlel by J.udy (leddes. Ainnni; thone who (fathered at the nutton railway station to say furc well before the ambassador left fnr Liver pool were John W Davis, Atnerlran am bassador to Great Jlriutn and A. ltonar Iaw Kovernment leader In the House of Commons WASHINGTON, April 10 Upon Its own motion, the federal trade commis sion today dlnmlksod Its formal com plaint aitalntt the llutterlrk company Hutterlck ruhltrhlr.ic company, Federal I'ubllshlne company. Htindard fashion company and the New luea fattern com pany, all of New York city, containing aMesatlons of unfair competition and the use of so-called tymp contract In the sale and manufacture of drrs- patterns TlWwEATliER TI'IJ'A. Okla . April 10 Mailmum, 71; minimum, 1. i-outh winds i lear tiKI.AHOMA - Sunday cloud), rain In east portion, murh colder, strong north erly wind", probaulv freeslng liy Monilay morning, Monday fair, continued cold LOl'ISIANA Sunday Increasing cloud iness, followed by thunder showers by night, cooler In northwest portions; Mon day part'y cloudy, cooler AHKANSAK Sunday thunder storms, murh colder by night, strong ehlftlne winds, freezing In etreni northwest portion by Monday morning; Mondav probably clearing, colder In cast and south portions. HAST T r; X A F Sunday unsettled weather, local thunder rhoweta In north and east portions, col ter In north portion, fresh to strong southerly to westerly winds, becoming northerly In the north porfon Sunday and en the cosst Monday: Monday pp. I ably fair, colder In east and south porlimr WIST T KX AH -sundiy pr .tiaWv fa'r colder much coile- In nirt'i i rt'np frer-ing or low r In north nri n by M""tay morning Monday fa r c ntlnu 'd cold. KANSAS- rtsln Sunday tur- ng fi snrw set T'Urh cl 'er i n -hi '""Id wa e, M-nday fair and c. a, stron" northerly winds. lUie is SiULS: QVEftftUMDS Comply With Terhis and Hand Over Power to Municipalities. FRENCH WANT UNITY Note to English Holds Out Hope of Smoothing Over Difficulty in Occupation. U. S. DEMANDS EXPLANATION Admit France May Have Rea sons but Want Them Told ; Council Meets Soon. LONDON, April II. Prcnrli folWis mi. I'lilci'liig i he zone nf ciipiitlnii in tho .Main rvglon, mc iimlliiu to a i!Nalcli to Kit'lumui 'I'dcgrnpli foiiipiiny from li.-illn ipiotllig Iho LoUnl AmcIit. stocUMiuIt In Ilawirla mill ll.uleii luiliM'il lnm nlrt'iulv hern imvii pied iiml It Is umlcrsiixMl I'itiu Ii troops arc innnliliiK tounril Aiicliarri'iibiirg from Diirnisliult, Ily The Assoclatrd Press, DUSSKLIJOHl', April 10. Tho rtilo of tho workmen censed thrntighout the Ruhr district nt noon today, when tho oxecutlve commit tees, nt DtiHseldorf, Kllierfeld, Ilar men and Hngen relliuiulHlied author ity to the municipal offlclnls In coin, plianco with tho peace terms of tho Itlelcfcld nnd Muenster agreements. mSItNK, April 10. Whlln order Is being restored In the Huhr region after tho prolonged disorders there, a new revolt Is reported in tho in dustrial town of I'latien, In Vogt land, Baxony. CommunlBts thero yes terday afternoon attacked thn police and relchswehr and after hard fight ing occupied tho pollco pools, bar racks and railway stations. PAIilS, April 10. Franco's reply to tho Hrltish nolo on tho French ocmipntlon movement mnlntnlns that warning was given Oreat llritaln of tho Intended move. It concedes tho ncccKslty of preserving tho unity of tho nllles In tho application of the Oerman treaty and expresses France's willingness to bo In bur mony with that Idea. No furthe- do volnpnicnt In the Franco-Hrltlnh ilt urtllori Is expected. It wns s,ild today nt the foreign office, until the meet ing of tho supremo council at Ban Ki'ino. No official communication from Washington concerning French oc cupation of the Itblne eltlcH has yet been received nt tho foreign offlc. Frf-m the exrhanKe of views 1 tween Premier Mlllernn diuid the American ambassador, Hugh C. Wal lace however, the American vIow point Is huIiI in offlelnl circles to be that while It Is Incumbent on Cor ninny to restore order In the Ruhr tenon, the t'nited States deems that Franco must have hnd serious rea rom to ndvnncr, upon the Ilblno bank, nnd exiiresses t deslro to bo Informed of these reasons. Premier Mlllernnd, In a statement tcdny to the Associated Preps, da. clnred that flermnny's renuest for I.ernili'Hlnn to send troops Into Ilia Ituhr region wns merely for tho purpopo of violating tho terms of tho pence treaty. Ho said Franco felt the danger of her position In a way It foul,! not be felt In America, and pointed to tho fact that Hclglum had assumed a porltlnn Identical with t lint of Frnneo because Jlol glum, like France, felt the danger of her proximity to Oermnny. Tribune Asks Public to Borrow, Not liuy It rillPAnO, April 10 - -The rhlcago Tribune In Its flrot editorial this morning said "Pon't buy tho Tribune borrow It. The Trlbuno mny seem to be stnndlng on Its hend, but It Is forced to ask people not to buy It It wants to keep every ono of Its renders nnd pain new ones, but It ennnnt sell them nil the paper. The paper shortage makes it Imptmlblo to do HO. "If two families would iirc one Tribune we could keep the readers nnd they could have the Tribune. We want the readers, they evi dently want the Tribune Ilelter days some day, but Just now borrow nnd don't buy the Tribune " Kansas City, Kansas, Increases 22 Per Cent WASHINGTON. Ap-ll 10. Mlnne. apolis, S80.ISS. Kansas City. Kan., 101, 07R. Increases, Minneapolis, 70,090. or 'i6.i per com: Kansas City. Kan., 18,817, nr 22. S per cent. Ilosjatusa, iji., 8,215 (IncorpnrHted In 19H). Yakima. Vish . Increase, t 1(17 or SI 7 pe. cent I hiC5. Cai y.'H. in' reae. 1,572. 1 ' or 1 f, per cert ' Nn;, in .r ? .r i D 199 inrrcisc 1 C" j , i jirr cet t , Jtsik-T .M 2 079, incrrvc , ',117, or 0 7 per cent. , w i limit He Leads French Forces Who Seize Cities in Germany Ge.uro Dcgbattc l.'rcncli troops under the com mnnd of Oenernl Uegnutto hav0 al ready occupied the (erinan cities of Frankfort and Darmstadt In the ad vance from the French bridgehead at .Miiyencu Into tho neutral gone. Tho action on the part of the French, according to dispatches, Is In reprisal for the advnnca of Oer man Hulchswehr Into the neutral zone. Oenernl Degoutto linn Issued a proclamation declaring hln forces nro not conqiicrorH and there will he no fighting providing absoluto order Is maintained. CHARGES TEXANS VIOLATE ORDERS Freeling Hears Injunc tion Is Not Com plied With. TO REPORT TO COURT Oklahoma Attorney General to Take Up Question With Supreme Justices. Ily Associated Press State Wire. OKLAHOMA CITY, April 10. Protest against nlleged failure on the part of Texas to comply with the order of tho I'nlted States supreme court appointing a receiver for the Ited river oil property, may bo made to the court when It convenes a week fi out Monday, Atotrnoy Oen ernl S. P. Freeling said today. Texas rangers ordered federal agents to keep off the river-bed property and repeated their declara tions that they would not surrender tho land they are holding with tho power of their rifles until ordered to glvo It up by tho governor of Texas, according to reports brought hero by federal agents, John A- Fain, special asslHtnnt United States attorney, went lust night to visit thu lied river district nnd Investigate tho reports of de fiant conduct on tho part of repre sentatives of Texas. If tho reports CO.STINl'KI) OS 1MOB SIX. SAYS PRICES ARE TOO HIGH Coal Commission Declares Ailtnucu Is Not .Iiistiricil by Wage Oaln. WASHINGTON, April 10. The United Kttnc ln'umlnous coal com mission, which settled the dispute between snft con I miners nnd oper ators, declared In a formal statement today that present prices of bi tuminous coal "were in excess'' nnd "out of nil relation to tho increase in tho cost of production caused by higher wages granted by the coni mlHH.on." Declaring thnt the presunt rise In prices could not be a'lrHmliiil to the campaign for early buying, tho com intHMon s statement said there wi re whIoiih cuusi-e for the "teinporaiy upward trend." Including wldi'aprt-.id feeling that thero mltsht be a scarcity of coal for domestic uso. duo to for eign demand " BRYAN AND OWEN TOGETHER Commoner null OKIaliomiin Kpcnl. 'I'ouclhi'i'i I .n tier Is i:nlnrM-tl. HASTINOS. N- Apiil 10. W. J Hran. enndld.itf for election us a delegate to the democrat lo nation al condition, and Senator Ilobert . 1. Owen, of Oklahoma, candidate I for tho priwideutlul nomination, ud- drnssud a inasM ini-etlnK of .el.sK.i voters hero today. Prior to the meeting Mr. llrynn dictated a statement in which he said there was no one "whom it would give me more pleasure to sup. port lor the nomination nnd presi dency," than Robert Owen. I.nhor Coming Here. OKLAHOMA CITY. Apill 10 P.cports that an Influx "f Mix! an labor mtu Tcx.,1 p drivim- morr m o in'o ukla' om.i 'ba' are celed w If 'cited fdi; jy tllf :. a'i in or d inrtr rl f en i Q H'.T' n sip" mtrndent nf -he federal i-''i'e li cr inj"( i ,t i;-(d si na rcpoi t ttrro rc'-ittd from Tixas. in in vAinr enn.riine rMw.j i.u vi-ra v.m w'. m 1.71 tm ru mm -sxtv kjw inaji' imm 'I gfimHQWW H WH m ill mm arm mm mir Vote Against doing On Strike at Meeting Last Night. ! MUSKOGEE MEN QUIT Freight Traffic Is HroiiKht to Standstill Four Honda Are Affected There. STATE SITUATION SERIOUS Tightening of Embargoes ut Oklahoma City Gives Cause for Much Alarm. Thero will be no Mtvltchiiicns' stilUe In Tulsa yards. Local yard men met Inst night, and after being nildnwricd by union offli'l.ils decided by n Mite of 2U to tG to sthk by their contracts and nut Btrlke. The meeting uum well at tended with L. ('. Dudley, cliiilrmiiii of thu yard men of the Frisco, pio sldlng. Duo to the switchmen walking out In Fort Woith, K'unti.iH City, Ht. Louis and Springfield, embargoes have In' en declared on nil fri'lght going to tlioso places, and unless the tension lb ii'iiiuvi'il food Is apt to become scarto In this city, F. C. (low siiierlnteudeiit of tho terminals for the Frisco, said. "If tho northern freight outlets are stopped up ,tho tiltuatloii will ho coino very ncuto. llowuver, 1 do not imtlclpato any trouble, bectusn tho local men rcallzo that It Is their duty to stand by their contracts and they also realize that it would cause the cummiiully harm ns well Tut Ihenidelvcs to walk out now," Mr. Guw said last night. MUSKOOHH, lAprll 10..-FWBht; traffic was brought to a standstill In MuRkogou today when si s switchmen went out on a atrlkv. No notice was given of a Htriko. Tho men Just refused to show up for work and when called, declined to respond. Tho men s.ud they wero striking In sympathy with tho Chicago switch men. Four local roads urn nffcclcd, Passenger and commercial trains will continue to run, officials wild. Kfforts are being made to obtain men to tako tho mvltchmcn's pluces, Handling of freight Is Impossible on the m. K. ci T., tho Frisco, the Midland Valley and tho IC. O. & O.. railroad officials rvild. A stock train of 22 cars destined to northern stock yards was unload i'il in Muskogee tnnlghtibecaiise the train's .'tiginc could not lie changed. Switchmen iiiowi the engine fiom the roundhouses to thn trains, offic ials evplalned. Tonight the railroads began draft lug operating officials who havo hnd experience In handling trains. Tims') men will bo used to move perlsluiblu freight. Passenger traffic will not bo af fected, officials said. OKLAHOMA CITY, April 10 Tightening of embargoes on nil railroads entering Oklahoma City Is precipitating u fond unil uhlpplng Hltuatlou hero which Is fast becom ing serious, wholesalers nnd retailers announced today. Food prices havo advanced sharp ly an the result of the embargo on Texas and California shipments, they said. The sugar shortage Is be. coming n real menace and prices have advanced from ,2 to II a hun dred pounds. Livestock shipments nre pructlcnlly prevented, and tho packing plants here nro threatened with n shutdown next week. Produce dealers today received notice that no shipments would be made from Kansas City, Chicago, Florida, California ami southern Texas. Weather Man Predicts Illizzard in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY. April 10 A near duplication of the hunter! bllzrard for elthec tonlcht or Sun-i day was forecast this afternoon by tho weather bureau here for Okla-I bom n. Frost or freezing tempera-1 tures wero forecast for Monday j morning. , The cold wave Is dun. tho bureau Announced, to the storm or marked Intensity which now covers the writ-, ern hulf of thn country I lirnnrily Nirrliil 11.00. 1 Ls.'leit tfinlerlolli I I terf, bake.l la crust !t,rrl!tlse. psrlslrnne iiutaloes, carrots, turnips anil iieaa, asparacuj ttM. Per.e.l tl a m. fo 0 V In tilar. (lood music. KennMly Itestaurant. Advl. SPECIAL NOTICE Tho World regrets very much that on account of the print paper shnrtsgo It hits been line, cosjtary to leave out n large amount of advertising from this Iss.ii. We realize that tho action mi.'ns a grrnt loss to nur ad cr ' rs as will as onrsilves n I we wih to (ixsurn evuryoiif h ,t wc are do'ng orir best to rrt nn ; il- iii'e i:upply of papc rc"tr iv.K-l ot price s intm m esi is k3 h us m a wmw nua h a w Many More Centers Are Affected by the Strike GO OUT IN 22 TOWNS Moro Cities Feel Effect of Walkout ; Thoima n d s Thrown Out of Work. SOME ARE RETURNING Few Go Bnck to Work But Additional Walkouts Overcome Gains. CHIEFS STILL DEFIED Brotherhoods Make Little Headway in Protest to Strikers. COLI AIIUS, Ohio, April 10. A lelegiiim to .loliu (ruimii, pn-M-dent of t In I'liluigo iiiilmeii's iiKsoi'lulioii, linking lliat u cliiulcr ho win foe u IiiiiiicIi of that or giiiiliilloii, iih M'lil tonight by icpicM'iitiitlwv, or :i,illlll Milling Iriiliiiueit fiuplo)cil by tin) hU iitllunjH I'liU'i-liig here. A puvs I'oiiiiulltist npiMilnted ut it rnmileil niectliig or thii men, wild they wen) "llirougli ullli Dill Lin," hull ulllidliiuii fi-oin their tut Ions locals niul ucru foiiulng "Oim DUr iiiuu op. forming "One, nig (inlon" com lHiwtl or rcpix.'seiilitlttt'ei from all roods. rillLADFXPIIIA, April 10. Jxilo tonight Hio Peiiiisjhiiula inllronil iiiiiiniiiired Unit mi ciiilmr. go Mild In i.-ffiH-t mi Hi,, eiilln iViuiHyltniiln jnicm from New Aork to st. IxiiiIn iignliisl frolglit from s)iinei llii linen. OHICAOO, April To. HovornI morn railroad centers today wero nf reeled by the Insurgent strike of Hwllcliincri, and passenger service was affected In some places, notably New York City, while, sinkers re turned In small groups at several places. Largo ureas of tho country had not yet been Invaded by tho strike, which union officers declared was un effort to overthrow tho unions and make way for u new or ganization, Thu Hullchmcn of New Knglnnd, In all thu houthwesterii states, nnd In tho upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys remained at work, those in Denver, Bt. Paul and Minneapolis formally otlng to tenialn ut wurk. On the other hand, thousands of men in Cleveland, the headquarters of iho Ilroiherhood of llullroad Train men, today broke away from official reatralnt nnd ijult work, ItoporlH of the number nf strikers were confused by the varlunco bo tweeu the number said to bo out by union officials andl those declared by tho strikers to liau unit, unofficial flKureu from tho various inilroad centers Hhowlng 10,000 men on strike. Thousands wero Indirectly affected by tho strike through tho closing of steel mills, packing plants nnd other industries dependent on tho railroads for coat and raw materials. Tho Insurgent forces were strengthened by nearly 8,000 today when switchmen in 22 additional CO.VTI.SUKt) ON P.UiK SIX. REPORT FIUME PLAN Hindu of S4-ttlemcnt PriHiMsl, Willi Cnltcil Stall's Not lUdiiff Con Millisl, Sajs Iiindon ltMirt. LONDON, April 10- Heports thnt a ruw liosiii of settlement of the Adriatic ipKsllon had been proposed by Piemler Lloyd !i ore, on which the Hdvlcn of the 1,'iilli'd Kliites was not solicited, were confirmed by un authoritative Serbian ipiaitcr this morning. Tho ptoposnls are characterized by Icrhlan purtlsuns its the most uc eeptablo yet advanced, but the an nouncement that they hud been dufl. nltcly accepted by the ItnlUn-Berb-Inti conference Is snld to be prema ture. "Theio arc very good grounds for believing that an end will bo put to this tangle at the Han Itimio confer ence next week," said the AM"'f'ni Press Informant 'The . Ilfitlsh prnpni-nlM cannot bo accepted Intact, but there are Indications that the two nations most Intimately In terested are prepared to make what small concesilotm uro required In order to render them mutually twit Isfuctory. Advertisers Asked to Cut Copu 25 Per Cent PITTSIH'HOH, April 10 --Notlco has been sent to local advertisers by the Chronlcle-TchTrnph niul the Onzelte Tines asking advertise is to r clue c 'bur copy 25 p r cent For rime time theio newspapers have not solic trd new I. uslnrri nnd Invc I'mlt-d r fled a I ir'rlnr tspr t 1'gatc with nn display, blank spaes, cuts or i Ulea. Report 40,000 Rail Workers on Strike i I moiifliout iNatloll CIIICAOO, April 10. llcsirts tonight 1 1 ul tin I cil hc following sit uation ihtsiugl t the isiiintiy it- guiillng Hie t-.t 1 1 i-s in 1 1 Milln', wllli Id, mm men ti'itoilcil Idle: lili-nU'i, H.Mlll lilb't St. Iiouls, ..,(MI: 'I'olcilu, ,'i.(loil; mi Iticiciiso of 1 ,000 milit) ; New orl( ntid iter M' (ll), ;l.,vitij iiiiimslnnii. :t.uili llnffaln, 'J.OIIO; Kiiiinih I'lt), I.IlliOi Hnter.il hundred re turned to work: lass Angeles, t.llio, .1(10 i lm m il In vili U1 In ( Mllfiinilii j Detroit, U.oni), nil In i'iciiwi of rillll; Plltshurgli, 1,000; Columbus, j.lllio, it un'" r . f u 0 j ImllauniHills, 700, it gnlii or UM); I Nut Win th, (I. Ml, ii gain of nro; Sun riiini l-isi, no; Oury, liul., noil; suit liiil.fClty, 17.! .Sjnii inc, '-Mill; Saginaw, Mich., 'JUO; Ogilen, I'tuli, I ."ill: Pueblo, l.-iOl Ibs'nlur, III., 'JIO, liicrt'iisi) of lltli; Milwau kee, ir0. Inciiust' f 50 1 Pool. Kilo, lilalio, 100; Springfield, III,, IHO, nn lnerviiM nr 100; Houston, 'I'exiiM, an; Springfield, ,Mo 100, ALL EYES FOCUS ON GIANT BATTLE Results in California, Ne hraska and Texas Cut Big Figure. CONTESTS BITTER headers Will Uo Made or Marred in Each of the Three States. ny orsouoi? w. HUMMIOHH WAHI I LVOTCXV, Aprlt 10. Tho cntrunco of Herbert Hoover Into tho presidential race from Califor nia Indicates that thero will be in that stnto some nf the moat vitally Interesting nnd most vigorous con tests of thn national campaign. Cal ifornia muy now bo listed with No braska and Toxns, In each of which stato a tight to thn finish Is being singed.. In each Instance Iho po litical existence of at least ono man Is nt stake, and In tho fate of each of the linen tho entire nation has deep concern. It Is a uestloA whether tho con test of Herbert Hoover and Hiram Johnson In California, ttmt nf Wil liam .lennliiKH llrynn nnd Ollbert M, Htlchcoc.k lu Nebraska, or that of Joseph W. ltnlley In Texas for con trol of that Male will attract thu gientest amount of attention from the country nt large, or which will have the most far-rrachlng effect upon the affairs of the nation. Kadi Is a 'heavy weight fight, with con testants sufficiently well matched and with slakes largo enough lo mnkn the entire nation look on with fervid Interest. Mr, Hryun has been "politically diiid" so many limes that It mny seem absurd to nay that his politi cal future depends upon his success, this year In Nebraska, but even a cat has but nlnu lives, and If Mr llrynn falls to control thn primary election In Nebraska and Is defented for dolegato to the domodratlo na tional convention from his home stale, ho will ho considered from now on a rather tinputentlnl factor In politics. Former Senator llalley must win this year If lie Is ever (ig.iln to hold nn Important place In the political world. And lllrnm Johnson might ns well prepare In return lo private life If Herbert Hoover should defeat him nt the California prlmnrles, uh that state's oholce for president. Thus nation al politics, no less than local, Is o bh affected by the lesults In these thrco state, nnd tho eyes of the na tion will bo upon them from now till tho returns am in from each of them. Dcmocrnts Alnv Tiikn Hand. Thero seems to ho lltllo probabil ity that either .Senator Johnson or Mr. Hoover could be nominated In the if pulillcnn convention without the vote of his home state. Of course, thero 1m strong sentiment outside if California for each of them, hut tho failure to carry his COHTt.NtKlJ OH I'AOK TWO PLAN NEW STEEL UNION Another llrruk In Organized libor I,onkci fur .Meeting ror Organ ization Sot Tilda)' ror Oury, OAKY. Ind . Apill 10. Another break in the ranks ot nrKunlstnd labor will lm the result of it mass meeting, of steel and lion workers hero to morrow afternoon, according to an official active In the movement. Official of tho United Iron and Sleol Workers of America, a new or ganisation, wilt bo present, it was wild. Dls.s.ttlsfuctlon over thu out come of tho steel strlko nnd the manner In which It wus conducted In Clary Into last your Is declared to bo thu reason thu mooting was railed. It Is assorted many members of tho steel council will enroll in thu new body. Mno.r Mrinnrliil Hrrilrr. Memorial strvirru w I hit tirht at Mi se Home 11(1., hi th Ii st n. at i it m . Sunday af t-rn n T a I ev Mar II ii t'liuue anil Mayrr ilubbaril w J sj-ali a''i atinrt sd.lrrs ri h i. he p'om Ihcnt Imrii, All Miione urt'l far I irj i-rauestrd unj th, mill, IntlitU to attend Orders Arc Sent Out by Palmer to All Dis trict Attorneys SEEK "JOINT ACTION" If Men Conspire to Prevent Transportation Step Is "Unlawful." PLANS KEPT SECRET Course to Pursue Is Not Di vulged; Ames to Direct Federal Procedure. GIVE UNIONS' CHANCE Propose to See if Chiefs of Brotherhoods Can Control Situation. Ily The Assxrlsteit Press. WASHINGTON. April 10. -Orders wont out today to United mates district nttorncyn to Investigate iho "Unauthorized" railroad strikes In their districts, to delei initio whether Ihero has been nny "Joint nctlnn" designed to Interfere with tho dis tribution of nccesMliloH of llfo or whether such Interfetonoi was con templated. Attorney General Palmer, who Is nt Havnniinh. On., In tnaklnij I his announcement, said that such "Joint notion" would ho unlawful. llo nddod thnt tho federal gov. eminent would tnkn nn steps until a careful Inquiry hnd been innde to niicertnln tho exact fnetn. Mr. Palmer will he In the south for several days and has Instructed AshIsuiuI Attor ney General Ames lo net nn hN Judgment should tho situation ho foil ud to warrant It, Ames In Silent. Mr, Ames steadfastly refused to comment nn developments In iho blrlkoisltuntlnn. "I am not prepared to say nnything relative t" icpnrtod government! nctlnn In the strike," Mr, Ames ml I. Although tho iitrlko apparently wnii spreading rapidly, especially In iho middle west administration jffl. cutis beilcveii the ritilhorUod leaders nf thn railroad unions would ho nbln to control tins 4 tuition without thn governments' Interferon! c, Oover i tiicnt mnchlhf r' hinvv.. wns rot I" t" move Khoult' this finally h- V clrted upon. What tho first step would he wns not decided, Snintu Cmnmlltc. nt Work. Tho Himttto Interstate comma' e commute.) completed plans1 tod r tor Its Investigation of thu strike. Hearings will begin Tuesday w It John Griitiuu, president of tho CI -. cugn Yardmen's aiisorlatlon, niul leader of tho striking forces In Flu cogo, its nn'i of thu first witnesses'. Chairman Cummins announced. Othors to be heard will Include A. F. Whitney, vice-president of tho Urotherhooa of Hallrond Tralnmsn. and officials of tho Chicago, Mllwuii. i:eo si. rani railroad. Officers of thn railroad shop craftsj affiliated with thn American Federu Hon of Labor refused to discuss tho strike. Bumuol OomperH, president of the f deration, haa gone to Clevelan I, headqunrtern of the tram men's union, to dlscusn tho gonnrul Bltuatlon vllh brotherhood chiefs, While Mr. Amen refused to lis cess the Mtunllon, other officials tf the dcpar'riunt pointed out that 'wo courses of procedure wero open 1' the government decided to tnln i hand In settling tho Btrlke. Tho gov. eminent, they suit!, could seek enm Innl Indlc'inents under tho Levor ect, because of Interference with Inter state food i.hlpmnntH, or It could cm. ploy methn.ls similar lo tho Injiirv tlon proceedings of the hltumlnmu cm I strike. Although thero hnr been no slor -page of United Htates'nialls, ncenrd lug to reports to the dcpnrtmcii'. It 1 1 known that off! mV n-e wntch' ' t ntrlko iloMlopmcii.i, fi.,., that an? j n!so, All 'duns ni: bo held In abeyance, howi V' untj! tho lniUi y crdored by M. Pjliner can bo -;if rled out, STEEL ORDERS PILING UP For inih Consecutive Month Orders Show a (rill n. NF.W YOllK. Anrll 10 - I'nflll d orders of the Fnlteil Htntis Htecl corporation on Slarch ill were M92.07S tons, nrcoi'dlrig to the corporation's monthly M.itemcnt Is Ntieil today. This Is mi liura io ot 3S9.99I tons compared with tho or. durs of February 2S. This Is tho 10th consecutive month to show nn IncicHee. The figures on Febiuary 2S wero l,28r,,Hl. Dr. Iladleu Resigns as Yale's President NHW JIAVFN. Conn, Apr.l 10 The resign it ion of President Arthur Twining Hadic of Y''U' unlvitrrlty Its bein iicctiitr.! by the Yale cor pdrrttlon, It w.i anno inccd tonight Tin ic s'fiiti'ion will iio iffctivo on June 50, 19.1 when D' H t'Ucy will hive been prealdent of Yalo for 22 K i.