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Read II All .. ,i V i fVT ' : --,' V 'a- ( VI i w Ik i'i ,C3 1 lo 8 Established 1879. , Vol. XLINo, 77 HOPKINSVILLE, KENTUCKY, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1S19. 3 O OO OO O 0 Eclitori&l Periscope o-o o o odo co- 'Only .12 more las till Christmas. ' ' i - A man digging for oil near Al liance, 0., has gone "4,000 feet and is still digging. ; ,-.'- tlen. Pershing will be in Nashville tchiirht' and a reception will be given sim. at the auditorium. ' .'' ' . The strike iasied 34 work days at a loss to the miners of $1,500,000 a day in wages, or a little matter of . $51,000,000. " ' ' ' C. E. Wry, secretary of the Na tional Association of Retail Clothiers says $25 suits now selling at $50 will ", be $C0 by spring. Edgar Harold and Mrs. Ellen Cor coran, traveling from St. Louis to the - East, were- married in Frankfort . hile the train stopped. The widow gave him no chance to gfct away. ' A man in Trinity County; Calif or- nia, 126 miles from the county seat of WeaversviUej'Tiad to travel 103& ... miles aroUnd the mountains to serve on the jury, at an expense of $75. A Kansas City man about to be married paid a lawyer $50 to give , - him-legal advice -about getting into and out of matrimony and decided to ' temain single, , - ' The' Government "has no more .ba ; v con for sale but "will sell thirty mil Tion pounds of frozen beef to mayors in 'carload" lots, so that it may be re ', tailed at 15 to 20 cents a pound. . - : The 'mly thing rm Hopkinsville selling at 1 the ante-bellum price is ' The Kentuckian. It is still $2 ana better than ever. Com in and mke yourself . Christmas present. The, last court has passed on , the case of Berkman and Goldman have V V-turn their backs on the statue of f liberty. Down at "Columbia, Tenn., 100 peo pie have been indicted for failing to pay the dog tax. , IT ' T i . 1- .. .' ! I . -fV mgn waters are iruuiuiiig , in tuc Southern overflowed areas', the only high thing known to be going down. Robt. A. McLean, of Berkley, Cal., who was "adopted" by Sultan Abdul 'R-.Rha Mid, of Llang-Llang,.. one of j ' the small Philippine -Inlands, - has, been notified that the Sultan has died ! 31D-M nnn inn i U TA I 131 uir.:iv m m OL' SAI1TA GLAUS CIRCULARS -PREPARED IN IN DIANAPOLIS ARE SENT -TO ALL LOCAL UNIONS 8,000 REFUSE TO GO TO WORK Garfield Resign Rather Than Be a Partjr Tp Increasing, teh Price. ' .of Coal. Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 12. Mem bers of the United Mine Workers of America are urged to return to work with the least possible delay, in or der that'' the public needs for coal may be promptly met, in a circular prepared by tha international officers of the organization yesterday after noon and which will be sent to the four thousand local unions as soon as it can be printed. The circular was jssued to supple ment . instructions sent out by wire and, contains an explanation' of the action' of the . general committee in voting to accept the President's pro posal for settlement of the strike. GARFIELD RESIGNS AS RESULT OF STRIKE ISSUE Oppoies Any Increase In the Price of Coal. Washington, D. C, Dec. 11; Fuel Adnnnistratr 'Garfield's resignation was tonight in the hands of President Wi&on, given because he disagreed on principles with the coal strike settlement proposal arranged by the Governme&t. and the. mine -workers' union. - - ' ? Dr. Garfield himself ref used to night to confirmdeay or discuss the report, but at the White House it was sad that a personal letter Irom Jiim had been transmitted to .the Presi dent late this afternoon. Men close, to the fuel administra tor., oriderstand that fce believes that the work of the commission, author ized under the settlement, to fee made up of one coal mine operator, a coal miner and a third person named to represent the public -will result in an increase' in the price of coal to-the consuming public. Against this form and left him a '.harem with- 40 wives, of settlement Dr. Garfield has been Tiis own wife isiiot 'Enthusiastic ov- ' unalterably opposed. It has-been sr the inheritance. i - learned on goud "authority that he . took no part in the negotiations with School boys at Nashville, Iftd., ar.c. .th.miur'oi-kcry' union chiefs dur-seourir.g- the wootls at night hunting j,,' the List week,'-and that-though 'aknriks, whoso pelts are good for j info'rn od and consulted after their ads of Christmas mone-c, 'but the. initiation, the terms laid out as- fiaal girls in school refuse- to sit by .them- Jj-. artepte4 cortravena his concep nnle&H they change their clothes. tion- of the -Main', principle .involved. Girls sometimes atv-fully ppticu-j . -connectio witll 'gp.pfc- id1- . w.'s u- r .. x, IIIISOIO ISIW1S STILL Ofl COAL MINERS ACCEPT WILSON'S OF , FER AND WILL RESUME THEIR WORK I ONLY 4ONE DISSENTING VOTE Fourteen Per Cent. Wage Increase Basis No Relaxation of Rule For Some Time. mm FOR 1 920 City Property, Is Being Listed For Taxes Six Months Earlier. It is no'. ;?pneraly known that the assessment of city- property - that used to be taken in January is now taken ebi months earlier, as of Judy TOBACCO IS WIG IN Hundreds of Wagons Are Bringing Tb Weed That Fill, the Farmers' Potketi. The assessment is naw jroing on at the city court room, but many of the largest taxpayers have mot been as sessed. An effott is being made to wind up the work by January 1st. lar. -,'. .- Ernest Loeffler, a Lwoisville bud boy, was given six months in jail for .ghting and his giandmother bought a whip and told the court that when he got home she-wotild be ready and waiting' to mftke May more -unpleasant than December. Ernest is not likely to hurry home. Garfield is right. With a commis f;n made up, pf three' men one a coal operator, one a miner and the other a politician; the price of coal will be boosted higher at the expense of the public. The commission ought to be made up of three Federal Judges. . v ' . ' ,;.' Harry Wrger,' attorney for Berkman and "Oilman, admits that tf,s clients are anarchists, but says ( lp send them into the territory of Gen. Yudemtch Is equivalent to a death sentence. It does nook like unloading some of our own duties on i to the Russian anrchisfc extermina tor. . the resignation that in sug;iting a 14 per cent, wage increase .as fair for the miners and possible to be paid from preseut profits of mine owners, Dr., Garfield suggested i commission representative of the in dustry to review the finding, but ex pressed' the conviction that' suck body should have' the pover to fix prices. His belief is'said to be that with this power granted a combina tion of the employer and the employe in the industry to mulctt the public by price rises is certain to result. Whether the President will accept the resignation is not known. "Mem bers of the Cabinet, however, are known to be supporting the settle ment program as put through by At torney General Palmer. President Wilson sent a telegram of congratu lation to Acting President John L. i Lewis, of the mine workers, oto the action taken at Indinapolis. Prefer Idleness. : Tobacco has been rolling 5n at a rapid rate for the last several days and the prices h&e. remained Metier er than aver knowr, though $47 ar- ly in the week renuins the high -water mark of tie ason. Some of- the tobacco ctmiing- In ie of the bettttr giiaiWis artd "A is -runt un- uscal for a Earm- to brii in in two horse wagon loaa of tobacco, ..drawn by -a serawttey pair of horf fs or males, the wee.il covered "by bed qtilts, and, xtttnrn witi. $l,(i'0 'to $1500 in ihs pocket. To'faccu is sel ling for more tin its rav.- state-- than tfciierioiA, liucisteak. nuintrv ham ix- lard. One noun 1 ,.? -mnfl 'tif U worth tTJ nonnds of AI-dr rr fnnr our. lt'iihven wench iis- fteiiiht j in eggs, a lozen usually wcipbbg 1 ) It is corict-ded that t'u- cror is the NINE HOURS SATURDAY". 1 -ratest c-rrown in the Black jj'iitch a'J th- prices ;-.rt the ighcst ,v or dreamed -of. The.4t:.000,U30 16 ' 'i Arketed In ."Bwpkinsr CU -, will l-ring lie $10,0tVj,a00l at a hw ciiku.hitin-i. Heavy Loss On Potatoes- L. OL Brumfield, the truck gard ener, on rural route No. 8, suffered a heavy loss from having; about. 400 bushels of potatoes frozen in the-1 ground ' this week. They were, o fine quality but inspection show 'J'.it the crop has been entrrdy de stroyed. r RETAILERS CAN OPEN Washington, Dec' 12 Iiela:t'.!it of restrictions on heating and light ing .to permit retail stores to reu-aln open , nine hours on Saturcays, vv;.r- announct'd last night by the -railroad atiministn&ion. This concession, it was said, was made to accommodate the heavy buy ing due to tthe near opprach of the Christmas holiday season. M ' On other days of the wet-k the six" hour opening regulation will contin ue in froce. Indianapolis, Dec. 11. The coal miners' strike was ended yesterday, i when, with but one dissenting vote, the general committee of the United Mine Workers of America voted to accept President Wilson's proposal for immediate return to work pend ing final settlement of their wage controversy by a commission to be appointed by him. The terms of the settlement as agreed to by the miners provide for im mediate return to work at 14 per cent increase in wages over the war time scale, against a continuation of which the miners struck. Operation of the mines will be resumed, except as to wags, on the same basis which obtained prior to the strike. Men Ordered Back. Telegrams were sent out to the four thousand locals of the union by internal officers of the mine workers, instructing the men to return to work immediately. Operators predicted full resump tion of operations Friday and ship ment of coal from the mines begin ning Monday morning. Miners, operators and Government officials alike were highly, gratified ver the settlement, and all sides ap- j?ared confident a final satisfactory Mittlement of the light by the com mission. The actio ends a tie-up of the roal industry of more than five weeks ', duration and one which was more far-reaching than any in the liwtorv of the country. As a result of the rtrike the co-antry was fast approach ing a complete shutdown of indus try and widespread suffering anfong sts 100,000,000 inhabitants. Follow Long Debate. j nation during -"this acute industrial crisis and firm in the c'orivictkn that the word of the President of the (United States will secure 'for the .miners just consideration of their merited claims." He statej that the international convention of the min ers would be reconvened in Indianapolis- and a supplemental explanation given the delegates from all of the four thousand locals.. Loyal to Country. Mr. Lewis declared that the acVorr taken today "should demonstrate to the people of our country that ttwr United Mine Workers of America' are loyal to their country, and believe ki. the perpetuity of our Democratic in stitutions. No greater demonstration, of such facts, could be given than oar action in accepting the proposal of the President of the United fitateu."' It was indicated tonight ttat the charges of contempt, hearing which was postponed until December -16, when it came up in Federal cort Tuesday morning, will not be push- edr The government already hart: intimated that acceptance cf the President's plan by the general com mittee would be considered compli ance with the court's injunction. against futherance of the strike.. Restrictions Still On. Washington, Dec. 11. Expression by Government officials of satifac- . tion and relief at the settlement of the nation-wide strike of bituminous coal mineia were coupled with wak ings to the American v people that early relaxation of the drastic e strictions on the eonsumpiien of coal must not be expected. Fuel Administrator Garfield im mediately on receipt of word loaf the miners in Indianapolis had agicJ to accept the President's proposal de clared that immediate removal of regulations on soft coal consump tion wa3 not to be considered. Director-General Hines, in a for mal statement, asserted that disloca tion created by the strike oufd aol ' be remedied instantly. The palfii; Mr. Hines said, will bo expected to continue conserving fuel until norm al conditions are restored, but just as soon, .as practicable resrltin , wil be rescinded or modified. W NORM LOSE i I Friinkfort, Ky., Do 12. TIu n -i.c oLiu- ooani oj control t-.fi . ."mi vuv. ivjorrow The decision' of the miners eainc tne after r-any hours of debate, in w.it 1 rcMgrvcd is 'Jeii).mr!i.iT rsign.-mion of 'Uzr.-v V. u,-... r r;owli:i(r (;-t THE SICK. Mrs. L. S. '"C-Jiver, of rii-mbrt.-ke, is rc--overing fruin a receat j.iajor nper n'Mm at the Jennie Suwn jjojral. Grocers Boycotted the Editor. D . to the fcict that we H ade a little everywhere, and nowhere in particular, we haven't been able to secure any sigar during the present shortage- But we fcaven't been with out, even if. we couldn't buy it lo cally. Eddyville Herald. Mrs. A. B. Ibirham, of Casky, ho unienvent an operation at the Jt.-i-nie Stuart Hospital Tuesday, is pon.d to be gfKAing along i'ell. W. O. Stone. Jocal rpnrpwntjit iv of the Louisville Paper Company, is slowly recovering from a gpell of ty phoid flever, at hi home on Canpbell street. vudiral element in Mi. t.n.i.. i i immitt-o made incendiary spee-rho.-. against operators and others irtir-J-ted in the- settlement of the strike ...,,1 f : it... . . . . . ..ui n iijiie inreaientM lo tnUiit efforts to settle the strike at thi-- tiiv.e. The conservative element, lei by Aciinj." President John L. Lewis an.l ; Secjetary-Treasurcr William Green, ! gaim-d control of the situation, an(i'ca,:s- succeeded in putting down practical- ! D(?nl -nr. llK)).-:;.s fiat cher, o pernicious political T'ne .cri-vtrnor in -"'mP-".j.-.':i jdedges a A. GaTificld, pi-psidi lege. Edv.-a I W. Him M. Sack,:;, of ,,:,;.v IT. MeElroy, c" in,. Mrs. La fii Jiiker, cf Can't -Id and ;;;:.' ''""' j.irs. Named For West Point. Washington, Dec. 12. Malcoim W. Moss, of Henderson, Ky., has been designated to take the West Point examination in February. z Peoria, I1L, Dec. 12. Miners of Peoria,, sab-district No. 2, repudiated the Indianapolis agreement for get- affected. tling the nation-wide strike , of min ers at a meeting held tonight accord ing to a statement made by W. E. Sherwood, member of the Illinois State Board cf the Mine Workers of America. Eight thousand men are J. W. Litchfield wail called to Hop- kuisville several days ago by the. se rious illness of his father, J. J. Litchfield. Providence Enterprise. DUE TO GREEN CONGRESSMAN The Louisville Post attributes the probable loss of Camp Taylor to Louisville to the inexperience of the local Congressman, Mr. Agden, who didn't know what to do. It says Sherley would have found a way to hold what he had secured. Hundreds of rabbits are -beln sold its Owenton, Ky., for 15 cents ly ail opposition by the question came to a vote. One concession' wa3 made to the radicals. The convention agreed ta the calling of a general convention bf the miners at e future date, at which time the action of and reasons for the general committee will be fully explained. The opponents of peceptance of the President's plan made their fight principally on the theory that only a general conven tion of the mine workers had power to call oif the strike. Keep Name Secret. Members of the general commit tee tonight steadfastly refused to make public the name of the dele gates who cast the one dissenting vote. . Mr. Lewis' statement declared that the action of the general committee was taken with consciousness of the n. and - -"..lie, "r .,'--r.y. H-ici-Jauc" with- '' r-r. W- i" '.Villi-. fi(,r j.n.-r Fred"; ; Clarence '. -n; aniC. I'odsburg. ' " Rrpnhli- ii -"iiilroy are r-'-' - the firsr'. time the wori-'" ) ever appoint : tin- board I AGED LADY G :3 FALL ' -'r,. Zerelda West, agod 94, one of the oldest women in the city, ft.t -lov.n the cellar steps at her home on North Main street, Wedaerday even ing and wa.s very seriou.slv Jnire.f Although no bones were broken, she sustained cuts and bruises and a se vere nervous shock. She was rest ing comfortably yesterday and her recovery i8 hoped for in spite of her great age. EPISCOPAL CHURCH Bishop C. E, Woodcock .will fill, the pulpit at grace church tomor row, at both morning and evening- services. At night the rite of con firmation will be administered.". undressed. - rcfpoeibilities f the miners to the i ( -I . .