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VOL. XXX., NO. 201.
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1913
PRICE TWO CENTS.
SENATORS HEAR
MORE ABOUT THE
LOBBY WORKERS
Leaders at Washington Men
tioned in the 400 Letters
Introduced and Identified by
Col. Mulhall.
WATSON HELD A TALK
WITH PRES. ROOSEVELT
Said It Would be Impossible to
Amend the Sherman Law Be
cause the Manufacturers
Were Against It.
WASHINGTON. July 17. Plans to
Jnake the National Association of
Manufacturers tho controlling factor
in campaigns for congress, to defeat
C legislation In Washington its members
J Id not approve, to get the ears of
( men who were running presidential
booms and to land a member of the
association In the cabinet of a presi
dent, were laid before the senate lobby
investigating committee Wednesday.
Martin M. Mulhall. self-styled lob
; byist for the association, swore to
tho authenticity of nearly 400 letters
"which told of these plans and brought
in tho names of such men as former
Prefddents Roosevelt and Taft. the
lato Vice Pres. Sherman, former
Fpeaker Cannon, former Senators
Aldrich, Hemenway, Foraker and oth
' erK, Arthur I. Vorys. Ohio manager of
tho Taft campaign of 1908, and Frank
IL. Hitchcock, one time chairman of
the republican national committee and
postmaster general in Mr. Taffs cabi
' net.
Mulhall testified too, that the Na
tional Council for Industrial Defense,
an organization allied to the National
(Association of Manufacturers had
i raised between $500,000 and $700,000
ito bo used In opposing legislation Its
I members did not lic. He said this
I Information came from a collector of
! tho council and that he had no per
I aonal knowledge, of it except that he
J had been paid for political work from
'uch a fund.
.Mulhall Feels Strain.
Mulhall showed tho strain he has
' been under for four days during the
afternoon session, and tho- committee
took, him from the stand for a half
hour and listened to testimony by J.
P. Rlrd. general manager of the Man
ufacturers' association and treasurer
of the Industrial Defense council.
Rlrd brought half a carload of
book.s and papers with him to Wash
ington and turned them over to the
committee. He refused to say who
had contributed to the fund of the
council, but he will be examined at
length later and the committee will
undertake to make him tell what man
ufacturers contributed and what
amounts thevv gave.
Alont? with the information that
Bird had half a carload of data to
Ftibmlt, the committee heard that F.
Schwedtrnan of St. Louis, secretary
to the late James W. Van Cleave, once
president of the National Association
f Manufacturers, had about 130,000
letters bearing on the, association's
work. Schwcdtman was in constant
O communication with Mulhall, accord
ing to the hatter's evidence.
He Met Watxm,
Tho committee was greatly Interest
ed In a letter which Mulhall swore ho
wrote to Schwedtrnan on April 16,
100S. It told of a conversation Mul
hall had in Washington with former
Rep. Watson of Indiana. In which the
latter described a two - hour inter
view at the white house between Mr.
Roosevelt and himself. In part the
letter read:
"Ho (Watson) said he was Invited
to tho white house at 9:30 p. ni., and
was with the president until 11:30
p. m. Tbe president wished him to
call so they could talk over the legis
lative program for the balance of this
session, the president knowing that
ho represented Speaker Cannon and
the other leaders of the house and
the senate. He stated that the main
rea,on of the call was that Speaker
Cannon. Vice Pres. Fairbanks and sev
eral other leaders, wanted to find out
how the president stood in relation to
& hlrd term.
He stated that there were four
things the president wished. First,
that congress would stay in session
Until the lfth of May. to receive gov
ernors of the different states coming
to Washington on that day. Second,
to amend the Sherman law. Third, to
have congress vote for four battle
ships. Fourth, to pass a child labor
law for the District of Columbia,
which would be a model law for the
Mates in general.
SaUl it Was Impossible.
"Mr. Watson says he told the presi
dent thit It wns impossible for him to
get through this congress two of
those bills. First, that congress would
only vote for two battleships. Sec
ond, that congress would not amend
the Sherman law. The president
wanted to know why. Mr. Watson
told him that almost the entire manu
facturing interests of the country were
turainst it.
The president w ished to know if Mr.
"Watson knew or had met Mr. Van
Cleav. Mr. Watson told him he had,
and that hr- knew Mr. Van Cleave
well, and other leaders who were In
touch with Mr. Van Cleave, and that
Mr. Van Cleave was a splendid fellow
and knew what the manufacturers
wanted. He stated that he talked
nlAng these lines .with the president,
and Ilnaily the president did not press
to have the Sherman bill parsed at
Cthis session of ennenss.
"He then Mated that they passed to
'.he child's labor law, and Mr. Watson
asked th president who would draw
thi.i rnodel bill. The president replied
that he would have his lalor com
missioner. Mr. Neill. draw it, the pres
ident explaining that he merely wish
ed this bill to be an academic bill for
the states."
The letter cled with a reference
m 9 m
to draw Mr. Roosevelt out on the
question of a third term.
Schwedtrnan told Mulh&ll In a let
ter early in 1908, "it is ret.Ry a pity
that we cannot get you to congress or
to tho senate right away. You ought
to be there. Each day teaches us how
to do things better, and Just another
year of this harmonious co-operation
will put us in a shape where nobody
can beat us."
The letter was dated April 1.
WIFE TO HID IM -HUSBAND'S
FIGRT
Mrs. "Yock" Allison Expected
Here Today to Assist Allison
in Battle For a Chance to Re
main Free.
Mrs. ,,YockM Allison was scheduled
to arrive Thursday in South Bend to
take up the fight for her husband.
Allison denies the report that he
skipped out when about to be put on
trial at Jackson. He admitted carry
ing obscene cards in his pocket. He
said he stayed around Jackson for
some time awaiting trial but as noth
ing seemingly was done he thought
tho matter had been dropped and he
left the city. He denies that he was
ever arrested for beating his wife. He
also denies the story that he has been
drunk.
When questioned Wednesday night
about what the conditions were of his
pardon from Gov. Warner, he said one
. a . i , . , Tnnl..fin
iron vr '! not to leave Jackson
y, : . tt.oin
and another provided that he abstain
from liquor ana uau tt:,i;ia:.
claims he never left Jackson only up
on permission from Gov. Warner.
Allison further denies that he re
fused to go back to Jackson without
requisition papers. He stated that he
was perfectly willing to go back if
given a fair trial. He raid he told
this to Chief Cassidy. who in turn
telephoned the conditions to Warden
Simpson. Allison asserts Simpson re
fused this request to Cassidy and
Cassidy in turn refused to give up Al
lison without requisition papers.
A telegram was received late Wed
nesday afternoon by Chief Hunker
from Warden Simpson of the state
prison at Jackson, stating that requi
sition papers will be rushed here as
rapidly as possible. It may be a day
or two before they arrive. Since the
Jackson warden has gone to the task
of securing requisition papers for Al
lison the local authorities believe that
he evidently has "something on" the
man.
Wednesday Allison told of his vari
ous positions after leaving the prison.
His first job was with a steel firm,
loiter- he secured a position with a Y.
M. C. A. in Jackson. He asserted he
belonged to church, sang In the choir,
was a member of the Kpworth league
and was held in esteem by his em
ployers. Since leaving Jackson he
spent the greater part of his time in
Alabama as a solicitor for news
papers. According to advices from Jackson,
Allison shortly after his p.rdon asso
ciated with ex-convicts and went to
drinking and carousing. I is also al
leged that he beat his wife and when
brought In for trial fainted or pre
tended to faint. He was released on
his own recognizance. Later, It is
claimed, he disappeared and seems
was not heard from until his capture
here Monday niht.
MOVE TO GET OU
McAleer Says Manager Precipi
tated Own Dismissal and
ASKed T0r HIS Release FrOm
n .
UUty.
DimtOIT, Mich.. July 17. Pres.
McAleer of the Boston Americans de
clared Thursday that tho releasing of
Manager Stahl was precipitated by
Stahl himself.
a a a ft
-vre you nguring on maKing a
chun go in the managership of the
team?' he asked me in Chicago.
" 'Not this season.' I replied.
" 'At the end of the year?' he asked.
" 'It Is possible there may be a
change then.' I replied.
" 'Well, in that case.' said Stahl. I
might as well get through now.'
" "Do you mean that you wish to
resign? I asked,
" "Pay me to the end of the season
and I'm through,' was the answer.
"So I gave him the money he would
have drawn had he gone all the way
through, and his release."
McAleer said Carrigan would man
age the Bed Sox th remainder of the
season.
"Whether or not he will manage
the team in 1914 depends entirely up
on himself." said the club president.
McAleer said there was no truth in
the story that Fielder Joner had been
offered the managership.
STARTER IS OVERCOME
Heat Force Frank Walker to CJlvc Up
Duties at Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH. Pa.. July 17.
Shortly after the second heat of the
day had been run Wednesday Frank
Walker, th veteran starter of the
grand circuit, collapsed and was re
moved from the stand. It was said
he wa not seriously 111. A. II. Pen
dleton of East St. I:uis took up tho
duties of starter for the rest of the
day.
;i-:kc;acz gitt c;amk.
The Gersacz baseball team will
play the Bradley Orays at Spring
brook Sunday. The Grays are from
Bradlev. 111., the strongest team in
tha'. Otv, and the local are expecting
m m
STTAHL MADE FIRST
QUESTION OF II
G. 0. P. TICKET IS
ST LL UNDECIDED
Mass Meeting is Held and the
Proposition to Merge With
Citizens is Put, But No Ac
tion is Taken.
TOO MUCH NOISE FOR
A DEFINITE DECISION
In the Meantime Hungarian
Club Decides to. Put in a
Ticket and Brands Bolters as
Non-Republicans.
The republican mass meeting called
to decide whether a republican ticket
would be placed in the field next fall,
held at the J. M. S. building Wednes
day night, all but broke up in a row.
While all this was going on, the
Hungarian club met at its hall on
Chapin st. and decided to put a re
publican ticket in the field regardless
of what the mass meeting did.
ie iui win uouivru ilia, i un unuj
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not ravoring a republican ticket was
not a repubIlcan
John DtHaven Tribune renresenta-
tfve on the city ' central committee,
ran a steamroller over George M.
Fountain and others who protested
against a resolution binding the.-, party
to support the citizens ticket unani
mously, but the disturbance following
this prevented the committee taking
definite action.
Wanted the Merger.
Seeing the sentiment of the meet
ing at least divided, if not turning
against them, the committeemen fa
voring a merger withdrew their mo
tion and voted for another meeting
on Friday to settle the matter.
The shift in plans came with elec
trifying suddenness. The I-Am-a-Re-publican-I5ut
club had controlled the
meeting previously. Speaker after
speaker had endorsed the merger "as
the only way to beat the democrats."
"Political suicide to put a ticket in
the field we can be republicans la
ter," ran the tenor of speech after
speech, and all went merry as a wed
ding bell.
Chester Ducomb then read a reso
lution, carefully typewritten in ad
vance, pledging all good republicans
to unite under the citizens' banner "to
rescue our fair city from the grasp,
etc."
The motion was put to adopt the
re-solution. Seconded.
"Mr. Chairman," began Fountain.
"Motion before the house," snap
ped De Haven.
"Hut I want to speak to the mo
tion." said Fountain.
"You can speak after it has been
put."
Not Republican Meeting.
"Hut I want to speak now before
it is voted on," properly insisted
Fountain. "I want to amend this res
olution to make it 'we, the people
present, instead of 'we. the republi
cans.' This isn't a republican meet
ing." Emboldened, two or three others
joined Fountam in his protest.
"The question is," began Dellaven
overriding the objections.
"I was going to say this, too,"
shouted Fountain, defying the chair
man's gavel, "that two-thirds of these
people here are bull moosers."
"Question, question," citizens' boos
ters rallied to Dellaven's assistance.
The chairman put the question.
"I refuse to be bound by any such
resolution." broke in Bob Rogers, a
member of the committee, marching
from his seat.
The question was finally put and
carried. The objectors refused to
mltted to the citizens' movement.
Objection and loud murmurs arose
at once. C. A. .Carlisle and others.
in alarm, quicKiy moea un aujuum
ment. but Dellaven wanted to put
the committee on record.
Couldn't Count Vote.
One committeeman put a motion
binding the committee not to support
a straight republican ticket. It was
nut. There were as many angry
noes" as angry "yeas
An attempt
was then made to get a vote by roll
call of the committee, but by this
time the objections had become too
pronounced.
Committeeman George Currise, see
ing the situation, withdrew his mo
tion and substituted one for a decis
ion by the committee on Friday. This
got past and the citizen boosters
heaved a sigh of relief.
Then the real meeting began. In
the aisles, at the Uiok of the room
and out on the sidewalk the discus
sion In groups of threes and fours be
came heated and ansry.
"The committee can't bind the
party." vas heard.
"The bull moose party will have a
ticket in the field," insisted a promi
nent leader of that faction.
"We'll head him off," said an au
ditor. "It's a Tribune movement, with only
selfish interests behind it." vas heard
in another uroup.
Marvin Campbell. Col. Carlisle,
Noah Lehman, Councilman Rice.
Committeemen II. D. Warner and U
J. Oare all made warm speeches en
dorsing the merger.
"I am a life long republican." be
gan each speaker, "but", and he went
on to tell why republicanism should
be forgotten this year in favor of the
merger against the common demo
cratic enemy. -
Fcellns: Breaks Out
References to the feellnpr frtill ex
isting between straight republicans
and bull moosers broke out at times.
as In the smiling admission of Mr.
Campbell that he had voted for Taft.
in the heated assertion of Col. Carlisle
that he believed In partisan politics
except this year and that he would
have to overcome an awful prejudice
to break away from the party, as he
voted the grand old ticket all down
in un ui-sfc urn. in me grira acivnowi
HERE'S WHAT YOU WOULD HAVE TO BE LIKE TO BE A
POLICEWOMAN AND STOP FLIRTING AT BATHING BEACHES
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Special snapshots of Mrs. Policewoman Mary A. Bod at South Side. beach. Chicago. Mayor Harrison sent
the council a hurry-up call for money to employ ten policewomen to "stop that fooling" at the city beaches
and Mrs. Boyd I one of the appointees. .
edgment by Warner that he hadstuck
and gone down with the ship and not
deserted like some of them, and that
it wasn t an easy-job eith er: and. was
finally summarized by W. G. KUiott.
who when called on, grinned and said,
"Why I voted for Koosevelt last
fall. I have nothing to say."
. Al Slick, representing th' Swygart
republican-citizen candidacy, was sec
retary of the meeting.
Happ, Gullfoylo and Keller, the
"triumvirs" were absent. S. J. Crum
packer, brother of Dr. Crumpacker,
who was boosted Tuesday night for
mayoralty and who himself is secre
tary of the citizens' organization, was
present but said nothing.
Fred Miller was called on by one
voice which couldn't be located in the
audience, but no second call was made
and Mr. Miller remained In his seat.
Warner Called Down.
II. D. Warner was stirred up be
cause one man had "called him down"
before the meeting, telling him that
since Warner had como out for the
citizens' ticket he had no business in a
republican meeting. Warner hotly
defended both his republicanism and
his citizenship.
Most of the speakers urged the mer
ger as a step to "clean up the city"
and to bring about non-partisan poli
tics. Few expressed their convictions
so baldly as-did a Mr. Geyer of North
Liberty, called by request, who advo
cated the merger as a plan to unite
the party in the county for the elec
tions next year.
"Sending' tho republican party
alone Into the field now would be like
putting a cripple against Jack John
son. It's no disgrace to retreat.
Washington retreated across the Dela
ware so as to win a bigger victory
later."
His remarks were applauded. '
Wanted to Get Together.
Noah Lehman, who had bull moose
leanings last fall, was glad to se.e the
boys getting together again. It did
him good, he said, to see the fac
tions uniting. This was before the big
break.
He stated that he had voted a
straight republican county ticket last
fall which brought some applause as
Lehman had apparently forgotten that
"there, wasn't no such thing" in the
county" last fall.
Marvin Campbell argued that par
tisan politics meant waste and cited
the legislature of whjeh he was a
member, when four times as many
JJ4 a week pages and twice as many
$35 a week other employes got jobs he
said as there was any need of,
Some ,150 people including Tribune
employes attended the meeting.
Archie Graham. Fred Woodward. F.
H. Wurzer, G. A. Klliott and other
republicans conspicuous in party lead
ership in the past were absent.
WILSON'S HOME RUN
BEATS THE BRAVES
Maranvillo Makes n Root That Paves
the Way for a Victory for
the Pirates.
BOSTON", July 17. Hes3 of Boston
outpltched Camnitz ot Pittsburgh
but a home run by Wilson with a man
on base in the second inning gave the
visitors the victory 3 to 1. Miller
had reached first on Maranville's fum
ble, when Wilson put the ball over
the right Meld fence.
TCommers doubled in the ninth and
scored Pittsburgh's last run on Rut-
ler's slnple. Boston's only score cme
in the sixth. Sweeney was safe on
an error by Uutler and then Myers
singled. Sweeney scored when Rari
den hit to Butler and was thrown out
at first.
Pittsburgh . ..20 000 0013 4 2
Boston 000 001 0001 C v 2
Camnitz and Pinion; lies artd
Rariden. Umpires Rigler and By
ron. . .
MEYER FINDS STAR
01 HIS
FARM
Stewart of Springfield Goes to
Indianapolis to Fill Gap in
Indian Outfield.
Sol Meyer, owner of the Indianapolis
American ass'clatfcm teem has been look
ing all over tae country for an outfielder,
little knowing that he hud one of the best
in the business right on his own farm.
The outfielder in question, is Red Stew
art of the Springfield Reapers. Spring
field Is the farming place of the Indians
and early in the season, Stewart was sent
to that city to get a little more experience.
Now he Is going to e taken Into -the
trile and become a warrior. Manager
Keliey of the Indiana ias sent for Ste
wart and he will probably join the team
in .several days. TaUng'tbe word of the
scribes around the Central, Meyer" is get
ting oue of the best outf: elders seen In the
rentral for a number of years. Still a
youngster, Stewart plays the game like
t veteran, has a great throwing arm, in a
Kood hitter aiul runs. like a frightened deer.
Stewurt will probably take the place of
ee Walsh. Walsh has kicked two games
lor the tribe and his hitting has not been
t the best. He will probably go back" to
the St. Louis Drowns, from whence' he
tame.'
$ $ He '
1-
M. IVs IS SCRAP.
GARY. When Dr. Israel Millstone.
ICnbtts man and city health officer,
entered the University clug. Dr. H. M.
Hosmer, political and professional
rival, ordered him out. When the
former refused the doctors engaged
in a fist fight in which blood- was
drawn.
SHOCKED TO DI1TIL
MIL.FORD. George Ritchie. 20, a
rainter. was instantly killed when he
took hold of a live wire which was
vii--r iinun iinrine a i.torm. He was
warned not. to go near it. but paid no
heed, and - 6.600 . volts of electricity
passed, through his body.
UUGHKD IN CHOim."
SULLIVAN. Andrew Setty. Tony
Sandusky and Andrew Forbes and
John Barnes were fined $17 each for
laughing out in church, the charges
being preferred by the Rev. Rofccoe
Barrett of Shelburn.
KILLED RV OWN GUN.
.WINDFALIy. Frederick Helms. 2 5,
a -farmer, was probably fatally shot
when he used a rifle which he brought
with him to shoot rabbits, as a whip
to spur on his horse. Holding the
muzzle of the gun ho ttruck the ani
mal with the breach. The hammer
caught in the harness and the gun
was discharged.
FIRE TOOK TRIP.
COLUMBUS. A Pennsylvania
frelcht crew brought a fire to this
city and asked the city fire depart
ment to extinguish it. A car of lum
ber was discovered on tire some dis
tance out of the city. It was un
coupled from the rest of the train and
rushed here.
srcCKKDKI) SKCOXD TIM II
CALYTON. Mrs. Brint Leitzman,
21. committed suicide by drlnklnff
acid. She had attempted to kill her-
clf before -by cattac pulverized glass.
STATE NEWS
2T
TY COBB IS BACK
IK GBAND STAED
Detroit Fans Cull His "(iono Again,
I'iiinlgan, Bccauso of I-Yequent
AlciKHS lYom ricld.
DETROIT, Mich., July 17. "On
again, off again. Rone aain, Finne
ban" is the title which many fansare
applying to Ty Cobb. When Ty has
not been sitting on the bench because
of injuries, he has been sitting in the
grand stand because, of umpires.
Just at present the Georgia peach
is under indefinite suspension for a
run in with Umpire Hlldebrand in a
recent game with the Athletics. Cobb
claims he was robbed of the greatest
catch he ever made. With the speed
of a whirlwind, Cobb ran in on a line
drive by Raker, reached down and,
he claims, picked the ball off his shoo
top.
Rut Hildebrand claims Cobb trap
ted the ball. Cobb's temperament, of
which he has plenty, ilared up and he
was banished. Two days before he
had just recovered from an injury
that kept him from the g?tme a week.
Ty now sits on the Tiger' bench, but
he wears citizens' clothes. He is ex
pected to be back in the game by Fri
day. PERUVIAN BROKERS FAIL
THEN SKIP THE COUNTRY
LIMA, Peru, July 17. Great ex
citement was cau.se d here Thursday
by the failure of the firm of Raul and
Gaston Godoy, the most prominent
brokers in the city. It is said that the
losses will reach $300,000.
The Godoys left here .Sunday on a
Japanese steamer. Attempts were
made to reach them by wireless and
compel their return.
RROWyi;i) i warash.
VINCKNNES. Franklin Fossmey
er, a 19-year-old drug cle-k, was
drowned in the Wabash river while
swimming with three friends.
ICE IN WARSAW.
WARSAW. With the thermome
ter at 100 in the shade, there i a
mountain of ice i5 tet hic:h and U'O
feet square in the heart of this city.
The ice is what remains after the
burning of the Marion Ice Co.'s
houses. It contains 2.000 tons. Kf
fortswill be made to save most of this
by shipping it away.
ORANGE, Va. "Going -omc' was
the verdict of Baltimore society when
it heard that Dr. Chauncey K. Dovell
and Miss Estelle Eddins were married
In an automolibe Koing fifty miles an
hour.
RATI'ItsON. X. .1. Henry S hti-
mann-Heink, son of the opera singer,
took the civil service examination for
court crier, after failing to land a
job as county detective.
NI-3W YORK. fieorire Stone, for
mer policeman, drawing a pension of
$10'J a. month, disked permission to
sell a valuable lot In which his tirst
wife is buried. He says he Is "hard
up", since re-marrying.
Ni:W YORK. William Xeanraanl,
George Neargaard and Charles Near
gaard, six foot Danish brothers, were
taken to Rellevue s psychopathic ward
from different parts of the city within
u hour.
ROADS DEMAND
THAT MEN MEET
THEM HALF W
Conference Wednesday Was a
Stormy One and Both Sides
It is Said Withdrew in a Less
Amiable Mood.
WART ALL QUESTION:
s
LEFT TO THE BOARD
Both Sides Must Agree as to
What Matters Will be Arbi
trated and a Deadlock Looks
Possible. .
NFW VRK. July 1 7. Pc-jiM
complications in the proposed arbitra
tion of the dispute between the ea.-t-ern
railroads and their conductors
and "trainmen developed VVd!ied'iy
niht when trie confereneo committee
of managers submitted a list of de
mands which they insist must be arbi
trate:! together with the nun's de
mands for increased waues. The m n
announced they would issue a reply
Thursday.
Fears were exiirosseil that this move
by the railroads miht delay or even
prevent arbitration of the dispute un
der the Xewl mds bill passed by con
gress and si-rued by Pres. Wilson
Tuesday, that the demands of tho
roads, as listed In their statement,
include a reduction in pay of 2U per
cent of all braketnen on "'extra crew"
trains in states where the extra crew
bill is now a state law. The roads,
further ask that all monthly guaran
tees to trainmen l,e abolished, and
that in no case shall double compen
sation be paid. The railroada insist
also that the rates fixed and awards
made by the n w arbitration board to
be appointed shall supersede all rates
and rules now in ffect.
Nothing to Say.
Representatives of the vi.ofiO train
men and conductors declined to hao
anything to say Wednesday niht on
the new development as concretely
brought to the iront bv the nuN.
They announced, however, that th-y
w'ould go into executive session early
Thursday and lat r issue a statement
In reply.
The roads' demands Wednesday
night were issued in the form of .t
letter made public shortly after it was
sen' to the strike leaders. Statements
during the day by the managers and
trainmen subsequent to a forenoon
conference w re interpreted to mean
that no discussion was had as to any
demands the roads might be prepar
ing to make.
After Wednesday night's meeting of
the managers. hovecr, it was conced
ed that the chief theme at the day's
meeting was the roads" announced in
tention to have "all questions" and
not alone the trainmen's u";?::e de
mand submitted to arbitration. Th
day conference was a stormy one. it
Is declared, and both sides withdrew
In a less amiable mood the man
rers to prepare the demands an
nounced Wednesday night and the
trainmen to mark time pending the.
next move of the roads.
The
demands of the roads nre eight
in number. The letter
containing
them reads:
The Road-.' Remand-;.
"Referring to qr lett r of July 1 I,
and to our conferences this morning,
we hand you herewith for your in
formation a list of those questions
concerning rates of pay and working
conditions of eonductors and trainman
which the railroads intern! to hae in
corporated in the agreenn nt to arbi
trate: "1 When a minimum day's wag U
paid in any class of service it shall
entitle the railroad to the full mile
age or hours of service paid for.
"2 Ir. no case .shall double com
pensation be paid.
"P. IVr hxmg the basis of e'Hnp-r.-pation
i. whether pass. -rig' r.
through or local freight, yard. etc.
the same classification shall be applie l
to all members r.f the train crew.
"4 All monthly guarantees shall b
abolish d.
"o That consideration be given t
a reduction of existing rates of pay o;i
yard brakemen and of passenger con
ductors and trainmen r'n b'tig contin
uous runs where there is an opportun
ity to make excess-iv, m Ilea ire in a
limited number of hours.
At I.out Paid crln
"Cj Employes in two or more
'.asses of service on continuous duty
or under continuous pay shall b. p.i; I
the rates applicable to th.- (I;::t nt
services performed with a mir.imnm
equal to ten (10 hours at th" l--v.(:
paid service.
"7 n passer. g, r ar. ! fright
trains, where und r extra rew la.v
additional men are require,. ;he rate
of pay for all brakemen shall !
per C-T.t beloW r.it. S established f-r
brakemen
on trains
not
af:"c
d by
such laws.
"S The rates and
a a ar.'.ed
bv this arbitral!'. r.
s!;n:i
s '.!; rs' -!e
ect which
rates and rules now in ef
are in conflict therewith."
T'no
eiady trainmen
night de.-! tred
leaders W. .
that ! h
nesdav
the rub s the r a.ls want
one which th" union
having n cognii: v.:y
ar' iirated
5U ' J d i
after a Ion
struggle
nd several
th
r. a:
:g :
re-
IC.iTdeil iy t
,
5
porta nt .is their wig-- !
of the employes r"pr
- :' t a t ; es
was the pur-
pr.
S.-d a belief that It
poe of the roads to 1
tration b..ard to de. i .!
aw the a
on their
ht
demands in such a matin r as to 1 j
off from th' trait. men's waip s a:
amount equal to any increases th it
mav bo awarded under their preset'.!
demand, thu- leaving the men nc
better vit than they arc today.
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