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Refusal Of Number Of Larg
eit Systems To Accept De
velops Considerable Un
certainty Regarding The
Effectiveness Of Program
Unions To Allow Men To
Return At Once.
Chicago, Sept. 15.—(By The Asso
elated Press.)—Refusal by a number
•of the country's biggest railway sys
tems to enter in the Warfiel'd-Willard
Jewell plan for ending the'shopmen's
strike on the basis of separate and
Individual agreements developed an
element of considerable .uncertainty
•today over, the scope and effectiveness
of the peate 'program while some oi
the larger.systems had fialtly' rejected
the plan, others, notably the Chicago
and Northwestern and the Chicago,
Milwaukee and St. Paul, had virtually
completed arrangements fqr restoring
strikers to their -former jobs under
terms of'the separate settlement plan.
Negotiations were In progress with
several roads ln
ed but all escaped injury.
effort by shopcraft
system federation officials to effect
additional settlements through ratifi
cation of-the plan.
Would Ask Re3pu«lderatlon.
Strike leaders were said to be in
tent upon addressing communications
to some of the unwilling roads,asking
them to reconsider their rejections.'.
Among the larger systems said to
have closed the door against the-set
tlement plan today were Pennsylvania,
Union Pacific, Norfolk and Western,
Southern Pacific, Chicago and Alton,
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific,
Northern Pacific, Great Northern,
Chicago, Burlington and- Quincy, Mis
souri, Kansas and Texas and subsidi
., ,' Fifty Accept
Understood to have accepted the set
tlement proposals, with the Baltimore
and Ohio, Chesapeake and Ohio, New
York Central lines,.Southern Seaboard
Air lines, Chicago and Northwestern
a'nd Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Patil
among the larger systeriis In the
W. H. Finley, president of the Chi
.... caKP aid Northwestern,^ ,a?»cUB.,JB.
Mllwaiikee and St. Paul, ex^reasqd the
". hope nwny of their shopman woUJd
be baqk on their./jobs today or ,to
night over the entire systems-
Northwestern employes, about 12,000
shopmen and-tlie Chicago,..Milwaukee
and St. Paul J^bout 16,00.0.
Meanwhile Atty. Gen.' Daugherty's
staff of lawyers in the injunction pro
ceedings before Judge Wilkerson,
speeded up efforts to complete their
New' disorders including the bomb
ing of the home of Wm. G. Brabazon,
an assistant foreman in the Louisville
and Nashville railroad shops at
Boyies, Alai, a suburb of Birmingham.
Five members of the household were
when the house was wreck
Can Return at Once.
No obstruction will be placed in the
^ray of shopman returning to work on
the railroads parties to. the settlement
plan as fast as these roads and their
system federation chairmen arrange
for resumption, B. M. Jewell, head of
the railway employes'-department of
the American Federation of Labor,
said today in denying statements by
Fred W. Rausch, union leader at To
peka. Kans. Rausch said last night a
letter signed by, Mr.' Jewell directed
that no man would return to work un
till all the roads had signed the agree
"Such a letter might IWrVe been sent,
out before the settlement aswements
were reached," Mr. Jewell said, "but
it does not apply now." A
(By The Asspciated Press.)
'Washington Sept. 15.—Warning
was given by administration officials
Thursday that the country must re
cpver from the recent Industrial up
heaval before economic benefits flow
ing from the settlement of the rtiil
road strike can react fully upon na
iiona.1 business condltiohs.
Secretary Hoover toolt. the', view
that although the country now is un
doubtedlya better off than it yas
a year ago, it will probably be six
months before a high plane of pros
perity la attained, while Secretary
Mellon, althoughj considering the
business outlook "very gpofl," recog
nized as forestaHlng' immediate com
mercial expansion., the liihitation im
posed upon transportation, facilities
by car shortage aud a posplble in
adequate labor supply '.
The greatest .loss as a result of the
strike will be borne by the-farmers,
according to an analysis,^ the situa
tion by Secretary Hoover, In which
he-reached the conclusion! that »the
economic wound?, received/by the,
country should be quickly- healed.
Secretary Mellon waa sald to rore
see some hindrance tp immediate
economic recovery through -shortage
transportation equipment and pos
..»le labor shortage. O.
.- In contrast with the view* of his
tiro' cabinet associates, httwever. Sec
retary Davis of the labor- department,
posiUve that settleixient of the
Vj^llroad strike remoyedivthe, IWtjQh
s&cle to unprecedented tfjrOsperity,.
DE WAS nor
hika been argiuaed .aiiew hjr IW'itafci-r
th» United na« oeeii
CftTasDe Valem'. bl^l^w.*«l»tU.*
half yearff old. The few'etiaiWi
feCTcioptai* «tat&^h»t hyw
OF R. R. STRIKE
SiouxFal|s, S.. D,, Sept. 15.-^Spe
clal dispatches received Ketat-tliis u.ft
erfioon say that following a meeting
of unloh officials and rail executives
at Aberdeen it'-was announced that
850 strikers on the'Chicago, Milwau
kee & St.'-Paul railroad would.'return
to work there 'at 4 p. m. today. The
agreement reached stipulated 'that
employes hired since the strlker^hall
retain'their positions, it'Is said.:-/ '*?.
(Herald' Special Service.)
Bemidjil Minn., Sept. 15.—Fifty
five shopmen. will return to work for
the Minnesota and International rail
way here as a result oftthe order au
thorizing Individual settlements. No
seniority right Is in dispute here as
the work in the shops has been done
during ,the strike by W. H. Gemmell
24 on account of the strike will be I
resumed, Mr. Gemmell
derly and peaceable throughout"
entire strike and officials doing work
have been unmolested.
Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 1.5-.-J—Official
announcement' of. .the settlement of
the strike on the Chicago. Milwaukee
and St. Paul rallrpad was received
today by W.'J.-Thlele, general' agent.
Similar word has not ySt* been re
ceived by Charles Th'ompson. 'general
agent of the Chicago, and Northwest
ern road,. who reported *,today that no
general return of the men to the .loeal
shops was apparent yet,'but that he
expected by Monday 'the' unions
would authttrlze the men to report
for work.' i,
Next Convention to ®e Held
Here F* Bacon Qni 6f
iMinot, sipt»:15:^Far|ro wii
19?3t.meeting place of the
Associated 'Advertising Clubs of North
Dakota this afternoon. R. E.- Coiled Of
"Fargo wka Selected president ..and ^V.
•E. Steiier|en ott Mlribt aAd Julius Bit
con of'Grknd ForksAre first and &*c>r
ond vlCeypresidents, respectively. Thos.
F. Sullivan of Mandan was named
secretary-treasurer. A member of each
club in the'state will be named by
the president to Constitute the board
"Advertising is a fprm of public
service—helping the customer by sav
ing him or her time and money," .de
clared Carl. Hunt of New York, gen
eral manager of tfye Associated Adver
tising Clubs of th'e World, in address
ing the district 'm'eetihg of assotiiated
advertising clubs hero today..
"An advertising club hilB the power
to make advertising more effective in
the local community by advertising
advertising.. I believe the average- ad
vertiser/ does hot talk enough' about
his adverting and what it does for
the public,'' he said.
Reprcfcerititives of .Business
And Jndustry Meet Today
Washington, Sept. 15.—Considera
tion of-a voluntary1 action' to limit
coal prices and effect the'-most ad
vantageous distribution of fuel sup
plies was the purpose of & conference
in which nearly half a hundred Rep
resentatives of business, industry,
railroads, public utilities and the gov
ernment met today, at the department
Invitations for the conference were,
issued by Secretary Hoover on behalf
of the president's fuel' committee,', at
the request pf the chamber of com
merce of the ,United States with, a
view of «onsldering such measures ot
cb-operations as will insure a speedy
return of the coal .situation to norma).
Specifically the conference Was to
consider measured not ,!only fok' the
expedition of coal, movement but,*lst
for the voluntary limiting of coal
stocks -accumulated by. business *nd
industrial consumer* as Veil tts for
the diversion to general market Re
quirements of coai/norm^lly produced
Only for certain? ihdustries.
New Tork,' Sept,45.—(By The As
sociated' I*r^Mi.)—The entire New
Tori?' Centml, raliroild system' lodajr
signed aa agre'eraent with lts cohdue
torp and trainmen covering working
conditions, .iritcei /and, riilea for' one
year beginpipg «^pt. 40.'
Tralpmafk wl.ifelB. Bheppilrd. pt'i
dent or %e
Case In Daugherty's
Chicago, Sept. It'.—The government
completed Its case In Attorney Gener
al Daugherty's suit for a temporary
Injunction against the rail strikers
shortly before 4 o'clock this afternoon.'1
Judge James W. Wilkerspn adjourn
ed court until Mondoy, when attor
neys for B. M. Jewell and John Scott,
the strlke leaders, will take up the
Coal Men Believe Anthracite
Will JBe Arriving in
the road and five Duluth, Minn., Sept. 15.—Nearly
other officials. .jTrWin service to Kelli- 300,000 tons of bituminous coal has
her which was Ictit .off completely July
The night train between International tember and In additlOn^ aa vessels car
Falls and the TvJin Cities will also be
resumed. The workers ha^e.heep repons^of lo^al ve^elm.n show.^
here yet. but Duluth coal men be
lieve that toy October- 1' that anthra
cite coal will be flooding into the
be, filled .-•completely
To Seize Important
a Points In Dublin
Belfast, Sept. 15.—'By The. -Apbo
elated- Press.)—1Forces of irregulars
today ., attempted to seize various
strategical points in southern sections
of Dublin, according to dispatches re
ceived hgre. The places attacked in-
the Kings Bridge station of the
Hie xvtJi£S oiiuge oiatiuu ui nio
Great Southern and Western railway.
The ^dispatches made no mention
of the number of casualties.
North Dakota: Fair tonight
and Saturday frost tonight
-cooler- In east portions warmer
Saturday in west portions.
the Duluth-Superior har-
during the firsr 15 days of Sep-
Head of tl\e Lakes at the rate the
soft coal is at present.
Thirty four boats have carried, soft'
coal here since' the second bf Septenv
ber when the first shipments arriVed.
Twenty-two of the vessels arrived in
Twenty-one vessels are en route
here with coal. The coal Carried~by
these boats averages about 9,000 tons
The first shipment of Illinois coal
in to. Duluth by rail was received heije
according to loc£l coal dealers, when
five cars arrived oyer the. Northwest
ern line. ..
TheY Illinois coal ..was brought in
he£e for- emergency./purposes, it is
not probable any more of it will be
shipped here on account of the large
quantities ot soft coal being brought
forward by' the '..vessels, coal men
The anthracite coal situation has
hot changed much in Duluth- with the
announcement of the strike settle
ment.' Hard coal 1$ scarce and hun
dreds of orders are now on file .in
C6iV .m^*to#ay ,#ild that all
prtthlWjftir tS*. hnr4 coal situation
MAN, THE INDEPENDENT
NEW YORK CENTRAL'
fe SIGNS CONTRACT
I "I -v.-
New Torit, #ept iS.—It was under
stood that the settjerherit prpyiijes for
continuation thp exlfting ^age rate
wlt|i poaaible^Dilnbr changes although
t^e -'atat«lnent .dlf|. .|iQt •peclflcally
."'t the .WMmrt'-'ini
|itfihmnceC Mter ,a confer»nlcjn, "be
twewi.'-A,: preridiftnt of the
New^ork.Geiitt^.'-W-^.' %ee, preal-
hut-that Hoite large .orders 'for hard
coal now otl fi)« would probably hot
IrtV »T DOWN
J. F. T. O'Connor Describes.
Perils of Such Movement
to State Lawyers.
Tracy Ifcangs Delivers An
nuaf Presidential Address
at Meeting Today.
Minot, N. D., Sept. 16,—The mem
ber/5 of the State Bar association in
thev concluding business session of the
state convention, this morning, passed
a resolution urging that the present
license fee .of $15 a piece for practi
tioners ln Ahe stat^ should be con
Unued but that the funds received
present plan of licensing with many
attorneys arguing for a complete re
call of the bill.
The resolution included a recom
mendation tjiat the present laws be
amended so as to provide for the ap
pointment of the state bar board by
the supreme court, all members to
be appointed from a list of members
of the state bar association, to be sub
mitted from time to time by the aaso-
Jamestown extended an! invitation!
to the convention to attend that city
at the 1928 meeting. /,
The association recommended the
eduoational standards for admittance
to the bar which were adopted last
year by the "American Bar associa
(Herald Special ISeryice.)
Minot, N. D., Sept. 15.—A' solemn
warning against the insidious spread
of Soviet doctrines in America was
.uttered by J. F. T. O'Connor, Inde
pendent candidate for the United
,States senate, in. an addreaa here lost
night at the aihnual b4niuet of th^
privat# a!nd Hub^
IWVwifSMnip^iahd of 6ovieti«tid rep
resentative government* Will bo the
issues on which political factions in
the' 'United Stkteg. will (divide in the
future, he declared.
'. Tracy R. Bangs of Grand Forks,
as president of the association, pre
sided as toastmaster at the banquet.
Besides Mr. O'Connor, Judge A. C.
•Burr .of- Rugby, delivered an address,
Mr. O'Connor emphasized the im
I portance of government. He said
th4 spirit of unrest never reached a
higher point than at the present time.
"In our day there have been more
changes than in any hundred years
since time began." He pictured the
conditions ip Europe/and showed how
easily people were swayed. from one
position- to another. "Russia swung
Wellington and PortobeUO
barracks, the telephone exchange and the speaker, "and then the
one extreme to the otherv" said
hone exchange and speaker, .ana men tne
»he „new conditions
'For the first time in the history
of the1 world," wrote Lenin, "the
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Saturday cooler tonight with
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you Atie Slaves op Fashion
(yuy 0ONT yoo ©6 UKt HtH 7
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WHITE HOUSE POUCE
FORCE IS CREATED
Washington, Sept. 15.—A White
House police force, is created'under
a bill signed yesterday by iPr^sldent
Harding. The measure transfers from
the district of Columbia police de
partment 33. men who have been on
duty in the White House grounds.
The president will be the nominal
should, be entrusted to the associa-1yields
Jorlty favored an alteration in tho
Weekly Report From A. C.
is Issued Rain Interferes
Sept. 15.—Average wheat
tlon rather than be entered in a state ®stlmated by county agents to be
'fund. The delegates by a large ma-
North Dakota Counties are
to 16 bushels an acre, ac-
cording to the past week's reports re
leased by'the extension division to
day.' Widespread rains have inter
fered with threshing operations, al
though a few sections as Morton
county, continue tb report drought.
Small, grains other than w'heat are
yielding l'airly well, oats 30 to 60
bushels, and rye 20.
members^tn for S "^1^%^ orB"ilo8"fiiredrand
Flsk Made President.
Judge Chas. J. Flsk of Minot was
unanimously electedk president L. R.
Nostdal of Rugby was chosen .vice
president, and R. E. Wenzel of Grand
Forks was again chosen a*' secretary
I Frosts on the night of September 9
did some* damage to corn and garden
crops, but the reports indicate that
much of the corn crop is mature,
much of the regaining crop in the
process of being cut for fodder.
Potato digging will begin this week
in many parts of the state, and yields
are reported to be less favorable than
was at first anticipated. Reduced
yields, but oft good quality due to
better care this year, are in pros
pect. Meadows, pastures, alfalfa and
sweet clover are in good shape in
most parts of the state Damage by
hall was reported from McHenry and
Golden Valley counties.
Grand Forks County.
Due to rain threshing Jias been at
a standstill in all parts or the.county
during the week. There is from one
week to ten days of threshing to be
done in the county.JWheat yields will
average 12 to 15 bushels, oats 35
bushels, barley about 30 bushels,
some potatoes are being dug and In
dications point to-an average bf -86 to
90 bushels. A-'small acreage of s^eet
clpyer' has been threshed with a wide
tinire 'of yiQld an acre and an average
close to 4 1-2 bushels. A large acre
jejtp of ^winter -rye has beenseeded this
week and' much fall plowing itn betng
done. Corn is maturin# "and. many
silos are being filled.
Cargoes Worth $150,000
Taken Launch Also Tak
en But Sinks.
-New York, Sept. 15'.—(By The As
sociated Press.)—The dry navy today
captured two alleged rum running
schooners with cargoes worth about
$150,030 and $40,000 in gold aboard
near the entrance to New York har
bor as well as an unnamed launch
which sank while it was being towed
into. port. Another schooner and a fast
power boat escaped.
OH fT MOST "BE
.V. ,: w-
A:\-Vo''"''o4wx i' -afcT. ,,' A
Germany's Refusal to Pay
Puts Situation Before
By The Associated Press.)
Paris, Sept. 15.—The German
reparations crisis shifte dto Ijon
don today on the rcsdpt of news
from Berlin that Bank of England
ol'flc-'als would confer with Pres
ident Rudolph Havensteln, pres
ident of the Rcichsbank. Some
plan for the-partial guarantee of
German treasury notes, the pay
ment of which Is now due Belgi
um, will be proposed.
(By The Associated Press.)
Paris, Sept. 15.—The newly de
veloped crisis In the reparations
question became so acute Thursday
upon reecipt of Berlin advices
that Germany had catergorically
refused to give up the 100,000,000
gold marks demanded by Bel
glum as a guarantee of the six
months note issued on account of
reparations, that the members of
the commission decided the situa
tion has gone beyond their con
trol and requires the immediate
attention of the Allied premiers-
Sir John Bradbury, British
member of the commission, is
proceeding to Ixndon to lay the
matter In detail before Premier
Ijloyd George, while M. Poincare
has assumed command of the
French side- of the negotiations.
The italiun and Belgian premiers
also are handling the situation
for their countries.
Belgium's request of the deposit of
gold not later than today, instead
of being merely a diplomatic man
euver to permit further discussion as
at first indicated, now appears tq. be
a stern demand with the full backing'
of the French and Belgian govern
Believe Teutons Can Pay.
The refusal of Germany to pay £1,
500,000 due today as a part pay
ment of her private pre-war debts to
Allied nationals, has served to stiffen
the attitude of the cabinet. The. re
cent Liondon conference reduced the
payments due in August and Septem
ber from £4,000.000 to £2,000,000.
Germany has*pald £500,000 'and -was
required to pay the balance today
Her refusal to do so has caused deep
resentment in. the French cabinet,
which feels that Germany could easily
meet the payments.
Evangeline Booth Seeks
Information On Her
Removal From Office
New York, 8ept. 15.—Expressions
of regret at the removal of Comman
der Evangeline Bqpth as head of* the
Salvation Army in America at a date
yet to be fired, today were universal.
Mfss Booth received notice of h$r Im
pending removal through a message
from her brother, General Bramwell
Booth, supreme head of the organisa
tion with headquarters In London.
I shall obey the order," she said
today. have.cabled my brother for
The only previous Intimation that
•he was to be reoalled from the posi
tion .was two years ago. Miss Booth
said.'when her brother told her "you
cannot expect to remain at the head
of the organisation all the rest of your
-She has been commander of the
organisation for. It years.
wrestler and footban player, is
jlng the .Iowa Falls high school
ball fan this season.
E I I O N
Lose Heavily As
Fire Sweeps City
Bodies Of Hundreds Of Victims Lying In The Streets City
Completely Wrecked By Conflagration Turks Are
Reported Within 35 Miles Of Constantinople British
Fleet Instructed To Allow No Turks To Cross Into
Constantinople,' Sept. 15.—(By the Associated Press.)—Smyrna
been completely wrecked by the conflagration which ha« been raging 7.
there for the past two days, according to information from authentic
soufees reaching here. Thousands of persons' are believed to have
Malta, Sept. 15.—(By the Associated Press.)—Hundreds of bodies
of victims of the Turkish massacre in Smyrna were lying In the streets'
of the city when the British hospital ship Maine left there With mort
than 400 refugees on board. It la stated by neuter's Smyrna correspond-'
cnt who arrived on the Maine today.
"When I left Smyrna." he said, "the Tnrks were still pillaging and
nuMsacrelng and hundreds of bodies were lying In the streets of the
town and outlying villages. Two large villages, five miles from
Smyrna, were on fire. The British had withdrawn all their patrols and
guards and several British houses had been requisitioned for Turkish
DUE TO HATRED.
Rome, Sept. 15.—(By the Associated Press.)—According to the'
latest reports reaching here, the fire in Smyrna Is attributed to racial
Constantinople, Sept. 15.—(By the Associated Press.)—The Turkish
nationalist army is new within 35 miles of Constantinople. The popula
tion is in a state of nervous tension, and the entire city is rife with
rumors about Mustapha Kemal Pasha's designs upon the capital.
Rodoeto and other .ports on the sea of Marmora are choked with
refugees, who arc arriving by thd tens of thousands in an appalling
state of misery. Hundreds are dying before they can be landed.
American relief workers have dispatched a shlpkntd of foodstuffs and
medicines for Rodosto.
Iiondon, Sept. 15.—(By the' Associated Press.)—The British fleet'
lifts been Instructed to allow no Turkish troops to cross, from7Asia Minor
to Europe, it was officially announced this evening.
This announcement followed the cabinet meeting which developed
a complete agreement reached with the French for the. protection of
the neutral zones on both sides of the Straits of the Dardanelles and
Ixjndon, Sept. 15.—It was an
nounced that the British govern*,
ment considers the whole Turk
ish question should be the subject
of a general conference of the
powers, Including the minor pow
ers. such as Rumania and Jugo
It has not been decided Wheth
er the United States shall be In
Smyrtia, Sept. 15.—(By the As
sociated Press.)—The fire which
started in the Armenian quarter
of Smyrna early yesterday after
noon, had spread early this
morning to the Turkish sections
of the oity and was making rapid
The entire European section is
in ashes and «ouitteM thousands
are homeless. There were hun
dreds of casualties among per
sons who were!caught.ln the sec
tions where the flames spread-,
with greatest -rapidity.
Fourteen naturalized Ameri
cans are missing hut all thev
American bokn are accounted
An American destroyer sailed
for Salcniki with 600 refugees
and another later cleared for
Piraeus wtih 400 persons, includ
lng some of thq^consular staff,
members of American benevolent
organizations and business, men.
The Turkish troops are mak
ing strenuous' efforts to prevent
wholesale looking by bands or
Washington. Sept. 15.—Re
quest was made by the state de
partment today of Rear Admiral
Mark Bristol. American high
commander at Constantinople for
a "Joint and comprehensive plan''
for emergency relief at Smyrna.
London, Sept. 15.—(By the Associ
ated Press.)—From 1,000 to 2,000
Christians ht^d been massacred in
Smyrna by the Turks before the fire
which swept the Armenian and other
quarters of t,he Asia Minor sea port
recently evacuated by the Greek
army, it is charged in semi-official
and other Greek messages from
Athens received here today.
Among the Turkish outrages wa4
the carrying off of many girl pupils
of the American Girls college, it is
.The Greeks believe that the fire
was.set by the Turks to conceal thf
traces of their alleged misdeeds.
Americans Lioet Heavily.
A considerable share of the prop
erty loss from the fire, the total of
which Is estlipated in Greek quarters
at one billion francs (about $75,000,
poo at present exchange rate, for the
franc), fell upon American firms.
Reports have reached London that
the Turks have commenced reprisals
against the Armenians at Smyrna-
According to the general convic
tion the fire was started by the Turks
to efface the traces of ther massacres
and other crimes. Miss* Mills, matron
of the American Girls college, de
clares she saw an offlcef or non
commissioned, officer of the Turkish
regular army, enter a house carrying i!
several cans of petrol. Soon after .t
he came out the house burst Into Tf,.*
"Fire appeared immediately in oth
er sections of the town near tho
Turkish quarter of Basma Khane.
This was the first day after the Turk
"Besides the pupils about 1,100 ji
refugees had been taken into the col
lege, which was near the plaoa Whera
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Altanpt To Avert
Proprnd Nev Strike
oonfSsrence lijwweep..' ditlqtaVi
fyeicbv ]|uidMta and Iricltet
held .todaar at tap H^or
ment in aa mm, .to gvatt