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APRIL 13,1922.
Union Mine Leaders Turn At
tention to West Vir
Leaders In the nation-wide coal strike
torned their attention toward non-union
fields of West Virgin.a today, where their
organization activities were enjoined by
Federal Judge McClintic.
Legal counsel of the miners met at
Charleston to perfect an appeal from the
decision, which union chiefs regard as
a direct slap at collective bargaining.
The open shop fields of West Virginia
are more menacing to the success of the
strike, than any other single factor. :n
the entire situation,-it was said. They
have been the center of unionization work
for a number of years, especially since
the strike, started April 1.
It was learned the union agents are
still busy there pending the outcome of
the conference of attorneys who met to
review all legal aspects of the matter. The
attorneys will endeavor to find a way to
overcome the restraint granted fifty-eight
mining companies in the Winding Gulf
field and. sixty-three companies in the
Thacker field, which includes Mingo
County, scene of bloody mine war.
“The United Mine Workers regard is
suance of these writs as an unwarranted
trespass upon the rights of citizens and
an effort to strip the United Mine Work
ers of their natural and legal rights as
an organization;” ’John I. Lewis, presi
dent of the miners, declared at head
quarters here.
’ '“We have no objection to being en- I
Joined from doing things in themselves'
unlawful, but these writs seek to enjoin .
the union from eommiting acts which are j
lawful. Our attorneys have been in- '
structed to prepare an appeal and carry j
these cases to higher courts.”
The improvement in railroad finances
the result of huge decreases In op- ,
erating expenses, although revenues also j
showed declines. The revenues totalled j
5101.325.70i) for the month, a decrease of
1.3 per cent over the same month of
1021, while the expenses totalled $324,423, |
500. a decltne of 15.6 per cent over Feb- ’
ruary last year. IVspite these decreases,
the reports showed 14 per cent more
freight was' handled in February than j
in the same month of the preceding year.
Roads in the eastern district alone i
showed more than a 6 per cent return 1
on their valuation. In this district, tbs!
net income was 529,535.500, or a return :
of 7.17 per cent comparo to a deficit;
of 57,627.592 in February. 1921.
In the southern district, the carriers:
reported a net operating income of $7,045,-
SOO. compared to 5466.257, the same month
a year ago. This was at a rate of re
turn of 3.95 per cent.
Western carriers reported net incomes
of $11,177,900 compared to 51.954,400, al- j
though this gave them a rate of re- i
turn of only 2.46 per cent.
The prosperity of eastern roads com- j
pared to the low returns in western and j
southern carriers, it was explained, re- }
suited from the threatened coal strike
which served as a stimulus to transpor
tation of coal. The commission also was
informed that rate reductions in bay and j
grains had failed to materialize In ex- '
pected increase in traffic of these com- j
The tabulations, it was stated, were
based on reports from 200 railroads.
Robbers Get §20,000
Gems in Chicago
CHICAGO, April 12-Robbers held up
two jewelry stores here today and
escaped with $20,000 worth of gems. Three
men got $12,000 worth of jewelry from
the Paul Cohen store. The proprietor
was alone in the place. Five bandits
held up the Frank Xearade store, attacked
the two girls and a man in the place and
escaped with SB,OOO in money and dia
Vandals Destroy
Frat Furniture
MARION*. Ind.. April 13.—The police
and members of the Kappa Alpha Phi
fraternity are searching for vandals who
destroyed the furniture in the fraternity
clubrooms. Curtains were torn down
and phonograph records broken by the
marouders. Club members can ascribe
no motive for the vandalism.
Shapeliness and'Comfort
COMFORT is the first thought in this
combination-fitting Walk-Over Per
fectoe. The man who makes a fuss
if his tailor goes wrong seeks con
servative shapeliness in his shoes. He
likes Perfectoe because it is easy to
wear, yet bracing where feet need
Top Grade Black or
Brown Kangaroo
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Shoe Store
28 North Pennsylvania Street
Mary’s Protege
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Miss*Mary McCormick, young prirna
donna of tbe Chicago opera and protege
of Mary Garden, is off to Kurope for
further training for which Miss Garden
is paying.
Congressman Dies
at Carolina Home
WASHINGTON. April 13.—Congress
man Samuel Mitchell Bronson, Democrat
of North Carolina, died today, at his
home in Newbern, N. C. according to
telegrams to members of the North Caro
lina delegation in the House. Representa
tive Bronson was elected in November,
Covington (Ky.) Pair
Are Shot to Death
CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 13—Lew
Phillips, 50, humane officer of Kenton
County, Ky., and bis wife, 45, were
found shot to death in bed at their home
in Covington, Ky., today.
Covington police say Phillips shot his
wife and then kiljed himself. Under his
arm lay his pistol.
German Plea for
Change Is Denied
PARIS, April 13.—Germany's demand
for a change in the allied reparations
demands, contained in a note from the
Wlrth was refused today.
The allied reparations commission de
cided to maintain its previous demands,
including suggestions so- a German in
ternal loan of 60,000,000.000 marks and
allied supervision of certain German in
ternal finances.
February Figures Indicate
Highest Return Earned
Since War.
WASHINGTON, April 13.—American
railroads are on the “up-grade" to pros
perity, according to reports filed today
with the Interstate Commerce Commission
covering operating incomes for February.
With only fifty-five roads showing
deficits, the total net income of all car
riers for- the month was $47,762,600, com
pared to a net deficit of $5,176,800, the
same month last year. This income
would produce an annual return of 4.57
per cent, the highest actually earned since
the war, and 1.87 per cent higher than in
Eleventh Ward
Democrats Meet
The Eleventh Ward Democrats will
hold their regular meeting Friday night
at 7:30 at the South Side Turner Hall,
Prospect and Alabama streets. The Demo
crats of this ward recently organized
with Albert Losche, president; Charles
Brock, vice president; Silvey P. Leach,
secretary, and Mrs. Anna Markey, treas
Four candidates from the Eleventh
ward are seeking nomination on the
Democratic ticket: John MeCloskey, ;13
East McCarty street, is candidate for
county commissioner; James E. Berry
seeks the nomination township assessor
for Conte: Township; Martin Walpole,
for State representative, and Mr. Losche
for county clerk.
Policeman Watches
Girl in Death Dive
NEW YORK. April 13.—Attracted to
an apartment building by a woman's
screams early today. Patrolman Rosen
liek arrived Just In time to see Jeannette
Anderson, 17, leap head first from a
eeeond-story window.
The girl's skull was fractured and she
probably will die, but she managed to
gasp so the policeman:
“You are a fatjier. For God's sake go
up there. They're killing Dolly.”
High School Hears
Lecture on Riley
SEYMOUR. Ind.. April 13— Shields
High School observed Riley Day Wednes
day afternoon. Exercises appropriate to
the occasion of the dedication of the
Riley homestead were presented. The
Rev, Charles W. Whitman, pastor of the
First M. E. Church, delivered an address
on the subject: "Riley's Philosophy of
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I Last Call for Easter Hats I
No matter how immaculate your light tans with contrasting dark
clothes may be, if your hat looks the brown bands and the pearl grays with
least bit shabby the whole effect is black bands will make even the finest
spoiled. Levinson’s spring hats “ring tailored suit look better. Remember,
I the bell” on style, quality, attractive Friday and Saturday are your last op- 1
shades, fit, comfort and price. Our portunities to buy your Easter hat.
1 Levinson’s Caps |
There are hundreds of occasions during the sport season when a cap
vZSZi'/nSr * s an Solute necessity. We have fifty patterns to select from, and
i can show you the same pattern in different shapes. Every cap is M
carefully tailored of high-grade materials and will hold its shape ||
much longer than the “garden variety” kind.
| *1.50 *2 *2,50 jj
U Quality and Style Without Extravagance <9
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f 25 West Washington St. Cor. Illinois and Market
if unable to call personally, we will mail vnu a
Attorney Says Railroaders
Should Not Slash Work
ers’ Wages.
CHICAGO, April 13.—Slashing wages
of railroad maintenance of way employes
would be a “vile perversion of the trans
porlation act,” Frank F. Walsh, attorney
for brotherhoods, declared before the
Closing-Out Sale
I Must Get Out IVI IM
It’s unfortunate for me, I fe W Ra llfliii El lH
know, but it’s a streak of real
luck for men who need Easter 11 II 0
clothes. Every price slashed. 1! H H fl|
Profits are forgotten. J IS ||g |g|| ||j|
Most of the suits were made in a custom tailor shop by custom tailors.
Besides these I received yesterday about 200 suits from a Chicago jobber
who was in as bad a fix as I am/ He had to sell, I bought ’em right.
$/gp the lowest price, but it includes 100 good
Spring and Summer Suits of tweeds and Scotch
mixtures. $22.50 is the highest price. Some
lyy. l jjj*§B are $15.00, otheßS $17.50 and others $20.00. All
BpH MB are the biggest bargains I have ever been able
HI pi pgj Some Kart Schaffner & Marx
JVj gfSl ; Suits in the Lot
fljjfiil |m|§& J-vp-gj Not many—less than thirty. These will he
sold at from $17.50 to $22.50. Every suit is of
all wool, and right now I can give choice of
many patterns. Come quick for first pickings.
-*"ts | JIM DOOLEY
■Mt‘ U P First clothing .tore on Massachusetts avenuo, east
I Himimr-nrimi.l of IVnnsj ivanla street on south side of avenuo.
United States Railroad Labor Board here
Walsh made his final argument to the
board, in the hearing in which the work
ers are seeking a 10 per cent increase
in pay.
Walter Watkins, 14, and Garnett Hus
ton, 14, negro boys, escaped from the
Detention Home last night and were be
ing sought by the police today. Wat
kins was arrested yesterday by Detec
tives Barnaby and Marren on a charge of
burglary. The Huston lad was held on
a minor charge.
‘Amnesty Crusaders’ Will Visit
Many Cities En Route to
ST. LOUIS, April 13.—Eight Oklahoma
children and their mothers, “amnesty
crusaders,” who will start for Washing
ton Monday to plead with President
Harding for the release of their fathers
from Federal prisons, arrived in St.
Louis today.
They were met by Mrs. Kate R. O’Hare,
Socialist, who is sponsoring the move
A three-act comedy-drama will be pre
sented Thursday and Friday nights at
the Morris Street Christian Church. “A
Perplexing Problem” is the name of the
play. A small admission- fee will be
charged to defray expenses. The per
formances will begin at 8 o'clock.
£ When
this man writes
everyone reads!
Vicente Blasco Ibanez startled the world with his
novel “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.”
It was translated into 18 different language?,
and in America was reprinted in 179 editions.
Seventy-five million people—in every country
where moving pictures are shown —have paid
to see the motion picture based upon it.
Within a few months, this single novel dis
tinguished Ibanez as the most widely read of
all modern foreign authors. And now Ibanez
has chosen again the same strange and roman
tic background of South America for another
unforgetable classic — a story of the most cruel
thing in the world —which he has called
The Widow’s Loan
Complete in May Cosmopolitan
Lillian Russell gives surprisingly simple secrets in another
chapter of her widely discussed reminiscences.
The terrifying half-minute experience that
made a coward of Capt. Laurier the man
who had never before known fear!
Thrilling Mystery Story by Gouvemeur Morris
Appealing Love Story by
Royal Bt own New chapters in three great
' serials: “Broken Barriers,”
“ December Love”and “The
PUTTING UP A Breath of Scandal.” Short
PROMT stories by Dana Gatlin, Ida
M. Evans, P.G.Wodehouse,
George Ade Frank R. Ad3ms, Montague
—, Glass. Cover by Harrison
■ Greatest Magazine ' ®
Sleep Walking
Patrolman Hurt
KOKOMO, Ind., April 13 Robert
Newcomb, a patrolman, and for years a
somnambulist, is confined to his home
here, with serious injuries. Last night
he fell from a second story window at
his home, and dropped a distance of
18 feet. The force of the fall was broken
by. a wire fence. Newcomb is consoled
by a newly arrived baby daughter.

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