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' El Paso aad wot Texas, fair, Bttle chaste in tn
i perarore; Hew Mexico, fair; Arizona, fair, temperature
Mexican bank notes, state bills, 630c; pesos, old.
I 34c; new, 45c; Mexican fold 50c; aacionalej. 30c; bai
iUver, 14H. quotation, $1-23H; copper, 20?42Mc;
j grains, higher; livestocks, steady; stocks, lower.
Most Disastrous Conflagration Texas Oil Fields Ever
Had; 1 000 Homeless; Flames Turn Into Junk what
Stood on 80 Acres; Burning Oil Spreads Flames
After Lightning Hits Tank; at Least One Killed.
JfICHITA FALLS, Texar. Nov. 10. Homeless men. women and
children shivered in the cold at Waggoner City today, huddled in
eery available refuge, while continued efforts were made to learn whether
mere than one life had been lost in the spectacular ofl fire yesterday.
Communication with Waggoner City, which is 22 miles west of here.
is Mrtually severed, except of vehicle traffic, and it was impossible to kam
! ere up to noon today whether it was thought other bodies were in the rums.
A rooming house proprietor was the only person known to have lost his Hfe.
Estimates of the monetary loss, roughly placed at $ 1 ,000,000, were
being compiled today by oil operators.
Flame Stfll Burntac
Flames are still burning; today In
tit dying hours of the greatest fire
U at ever swept the Texas oil fields,
v-h.ch started early Sunday aorotrg
and rased all day Sundav. burnin;
one man to death, seriously and fatal.
0 burning: scores of others, destrov-11-
nearly all of Waggoner City and
tJn; ing into a mass of Junk ne irly t II
r hat two days ago stood on 80
acres surrounding the city.
"i-K damage runs close to J 2. G0, 000,
? ordir" to orre estimate.
Lightmlng Striate TrbIl
The fire started Sunday at 11 a. m.f
v ' t-n lightning struck an oil tank
( w nea by the Apple DunUp Bell com
iv ny, block St, on the outskirts of
' aggoner City. The titnk w w ripped
.t J the oil guFi-d out m -II direc-
1 ns carrying xe MOf co i-evenl n;r
3 " h.s and these carried it to nrhvr.
Thre are ISM people MmrlfM
today Is Uaveacr Clfy, X early
all of the beminese aefTfen. ei-bit-dii
mt ISO mtxmetnrvm, H V
"troyrd, AmmnfC ifcaaw is lh- in?
boane of tfcr ysHMiti knk.
a-rstacr City has IXjftOw people.
It fa aai to be tike UiTgr't Bnin
rArtwritH aettleaseart In the L'ntt
fi States.
The reports are that four persons
h(1. e been killed, but the reports nave
: t. been verified.
IMmfta of the Fire.
Tr.e limits of the fire havoc, as near
- on oe learned, were the entire
t- -.theaet corner of block 84, all
f-.-jth side of block 83. and northwest
si :es of blocks 7S and 74.
The fire vai under control Sup day
around midnight. The Apple Dun lap
B II company's No. 1 gusher Monday
:- .rnlng was still shooting flame 1M
ft et in the air. Steam from a battery
Reds Plot To Overthrow U. S.
Government Plans Destruction
Of Right Of Private Ownership
WASHINGTON. D. C, Nov. 10.
Plana of the Union of Ruselar
Workers to bring about an overthrow
of the government through a general
frike is revealed In documents
h-.zei in the nationwide raids of fed
eral authorities Fry and Saturday
n.bts and made public by assistant
attorney general Garvan.
With the government overthrown
and everything "wiped from the earth
that is a reminder of the right to
pate ownership of property." the
j . l ssian workers, according to their
manifesto, looked forward "to the
magnificent, beautiful form of a man
without s God, without a master and
free of authority."
The de'ts aad paMfteatiew
obtaised in the raid effieiat uM
today, are of the sMt infss
tery aatnre and make no effrt fa
runceal the Ratto program ef
deatrttetlaa. and death to aefcteve
its eada. Mack f the aaatenl
made paMte Is f saefa a natare
aa to eswae amy newspaper re
printing It ahsazfly to he barred
from the mails.
Included among the documents
t-.ied. all of which are printed in
Kussian. is 'Xovornirsay Tanlfesto
o" anarchists Communisla.'
This publication, the most recent
Put out by the mon, was said by Mr
Garvan to be the most dangerous
p ece of propaganda ever diaaemi
nated by any radical organ txat ten in
the United Statea The manitvSto out
1 ne the porpos of the n overrent
augurated by the anon as "complete
. ctruction of private copl.cl of
natural resources and capital and
om-lte destruction of power of rule
r d the Institutions invested with
GEN. LEONARD WOOD has given an interview, which Tbe Herald will
print is its fortheomrnf Week-End1 edition, on what Be think of tbe
outlook for the United States.
As Gen. Wood was recently called to Omsits ts quiet the race riots there
and is nov in command of. the military tones haadryig tse Gary strike, be
has been thrown into the midst of a treat deal of American tnrtnoD of late
As he is considered a leading candidate far tbe aoerbutios for the presi
dency and as he is said to be the one nun in America still qualified to speak
as CoL Roosevelt might have spoken had he lived, anythiag Gen. Wood can
say open industrial and economic conditions should receive as attentive est
Edward S. VanZile, a wen known writer, has prepared the interview,
which is copyrighted and is sold exclusively to The El Paso Herald for this
section of the cosstry.
Watch for it in the Week-End Herald this week.
of boilers will be used to stifle the
Heavy Rein Checks flames.
At 8 p. m. Sunday a heavy rain be
gan to falL This checked the fire,
out did not extinguish it because
oil burns until it is consumed.
The horned were brought to
Wichita Falls Sunday. Doctors
and nurses were ru.hrd to Wag
goner tity from IlallBK. Waggoner
City Is evt off from telephones
and railways.
In a few months the towns has
grown from a small village to what
;t was Saturday.
The fire was checked by the un
evenness of the ground, which con
fined the oil to certain places, pre
venting it from flowing over all the
field. A gigantic bonfire was built
on the outskirts of Waggoner City
Sundav nisrht Aronnd this th ran.
gees gmared themselves and slept as
Monday morning ths refugee? began
comfag into Wirh ta Falls. Red Cros)hope it win not be neceaaary to send
work era axe on tha- groaadL -e--- aiaaps ten-ei nivarultj amtr&i
IkHun Ship Crews Held
In Port For Elections;
Commerce Is Paralyzed
Rome, ItaX Nov. IB Cant Glu
tlstvi. secretary of the Seamen's fed
eration, whs is a candidate far office
in the elections, has ordered steamers
of several lines not to leave until af
ter the elections in order to per
mit crews to vote at the elections,
which will be held November 1C. The
order has caused partial paralysis of
powers to enforce rule of one man , ing ,De merchant marine was passed
over anotner." Saturday by the hosse with prarti
tsee Bagged in . Y. Raw. I cally no opposition. The measnre pro
New York, Nov. 1. Thirty seven Tlde, for le of the goyersment fleet
men aaspectsd of leadership ta the to American citizens and for con
ultra, radical activities were held on tlnuatlon of the shipping board with
ariuus cnajrse. ouuuv ,
cuau taA ihv till ivu o uou uussuasi iuivsr-
tioning the 1006 or more who were
bagged Saturday night in the biggest
raid - e w York ever saw.
The three prisoners regarded as
most important are: "Big Jim'
(Ark in. former head nf the
Irish !
Transportation Workers union audi
Irish revolutionist, charged with
criminal anarchy. The police said be
naa a torgea passport n his posses-
Benjamin Gltlow, 25 years old.
BAAIten at nolle fiaumart.nl .a
former assemblyman, charged with!
criminal anarchy.
Henry Pearl. SS, described as leader
of the communist party in hs assem-
by district charged with violation of
the law prohibitng the carrying of
fire arms.
Pre Tens Literature Seised.
Five tons of radical literature
seised Is expected to furnish valuable
data on radical activities here and
elsewhere. Much of it is printed in
foregn lsngnages.
Federal agents Saturday night con
tinued the crusade against radical
agitators in various parts of the
country, started Friday night. Raids
were made in New Tcrk. Detroit.
Tien ton and Bridgeport. Conn, with
the result that many hundreds more
agitators charged with advocating
overthrow of the government were
taken into custody.
Scores of wagon loads of anarchis
tic literature were eelzeJ and at
Trenton a quantity of gunpowder,
wire and electric batteries were found
by the federal agents.
May Use Force to Check
Hostilities Between Col
orado Schools.
School of Mines Emblem
Dynamited; Rivalry With
Denver University.
TMSNVER, Colo.. Mov. It. Governor
U Staoop will use troops to suppress
fighting between the students of the i
University of Oenver and the Colo
rado School or Mines, if necessary,
the governor said today in a procla
mation issued from the executive
Trouble between the schools broke
out on November S. when it s al
leged, men from the School of Mines
UIIIWWJ j wtm ITHW W(4 .win. ...
her 7. .t urLMtitfl from the 'Cnlveraitv I
ber 7. aLudants from the 'University
of Denver who wnt to Golden for
the purpose, it is alleged, of palatine
the School of Mines emblem M on
Monnt Zion. were captured by Golden
students who painted the School of
Mines emblem on the forehead of the
Oenver men.
Part of Bmblem Blow Away.
RatnniaT ntcht draunltA WAB OJtd .
to blow away a port km of the em- j Texas to determine the boundary be
blem on Monnt Zion i tween those statea along the Red
3te e'th'mei , Hver. The case wa, made returnable
ment and control of the Colored on March 1.
School of Mines and the Denver unl-1
versity exercise their asilhority aadt
put a step to the lawlessness that has;
disgraced the state the past few days, i
la which students of these tMlllallnni
are alleged o have played the liafflsg
"Why students of these institu
tions of learning sheaM be allowed
to handle dynamic or other enlo-
slves. and wilfully destroy the peo
ple's property, is more thaa law-abid-ing
cltlsens esn comprehend. The
past 10 days federaltsed slate troops
have been In the coal fields ts pre-
that the lawa are not
ne aoc ihbi
a tad. and
ocnooi or atmea ta aroer to seppieaa
Uwieaaness Taaae aslaerK of cotJ
are- sat altowed t ba3ij)e dytvamtte or
wea pons piuinlswuocsly. aa4 st
denta in our caUegea save so asare
rights f d o taut the miaera. -As
I have prr-tomlj remarked,
the high and the humble are- on
an equal plane In their obligation
ta reaper (he law and executive
authority rrHI rertalaly have to
be naed n a Iras the atudenla re
ferred "to eaae their latrtesa ae
tlvtttea and become once mere
law-aafding cltlaeaiC"
School Children Will Be
Given Holiday Tuesdo
School children an taeky this
month. Thanksgvsg as always a
holiday, aad besides there will be a
holiday Tuesday. On aceosnt of ar
mistice day. superintendent A. H.
Bughey said Monday the board -had
declared a holiday.
Washington. D C Nov 10. A bill
nut 1 tn two- . twirfnafwmt ooltev reasrd-
regulatory powers.
"What a wonderful linguist that man
ia! Is there any tongue he hasn't
his wire a.- Baltimore Amer
Higher Wages Satisfy
j Better Feeling In Industry Follows
LONDON. Eng, Nov. U. There is
message of hope for the United
States, torn by labor dissensions. In
the victory over themselves woo by
classes in Great Britain who a few
days ago seemed ready to harry their
country into civil war. The railway
strike was the first move In a
struggle that many sober men
thought would plnnge England amid
chaos and starvation.
It la not ao much the teraa of
the aetllement that matters, as
the spirit shown by both sides. It
Is now clear that the great bolk
of workmen are not out for a
social revolution! It la equally
manifest that employera do not
Intend to try to drive wages down
before the coat of living has
Never since a decade before the
war has there bean so little bitter
ness, so much genuine good feeling,
as now Just after an industrial con
flict that had been dreaded for half
a generation. The great railway
strike, that was to break down so
ciety, has instead welded the classes
Concessions by Both Sides.
Labor, all but the small extremist
group, seems eonvineed that the na
tion is ready to admit Its right to
a continuance of the higher standard
of living achieved during the war
When the government agreed to
guarantee existing wages on the
railways for a year ahead, it was
understood on both aides that no at
tempt would be made to reduce the
waves of other organized workers
durlne that period.
Capital, on the other hand, is re
Meved to find that labor is not out
'or rod ruin and the breaking up of
taws, that the bolsheviks and an-an-hlirts
a-e in a negligible mlnor
'tv. that the mord of lhnr is riot
U. S. Steamship Sinks;
Crew Afloat At Sea;
Rescue Skip To Scene
MEW YORK. N. Y.. Nov. 10. The shipping board steamship Polar
Land, reported yesterday from Halifax as abandoned 75 mSes ofl Cape
Breton, has sunk and another ship that responded to the wireless calk for
help is endeavoring to rescue the crew from the lifeboats, according to a
wireless message received by the agents here today. The rescue ship is pre
sumed to be the British steamer Kanawha.
Yaqui Indians Massin
North OfTonichi,Mex.9
To Battle Carrancistas
thority For Action to
Settle Boundary.
Washington, D. C, Nov. 10. The
supreme court today granted the state
of Oklahoma permission to file origi
nal proceedings against the state of
Resolutions Passed Against "Public Solicitation of
Funds For the Promotion, Continuation and Support
&f Brsaeiiy'IItiil er-GtheraestioimWa-mtiBe-
. menin Under Any Guise Whatsoever. '
A RESOLUTION which It Is under
stood it aimed directly at the
War Camp Community nervine was
adopted Monday by the Ministerial al
liance of El Paso in which a prot-st
ia made against "the public solicita
tion of funds for ths "promotion, con
tinuation and support of dance hafts
or public Indiscriminate dancing or
other questionable amusements under
any guise whatsoever."
The resolution commends the cham
ber of commerce for Its stand on the
proposition of demanding from those
seeking financial aid from the public
or from either public or private en
terprise a statement of their pur
poses and aims and also a budget of
the proposed expenses.
"We, too," says the resolution, "be
lieve that there should be no public
solicitation by organizations or indi
viduals In El Paso unlets tbe approval
of the chamber of commerce Is se
cured. "Surely the T. M. C. A- the T. W.
C A-, the Red Cross, the Women's
club, the Associated Charities. the
Salvation armies and the church, all
of which are supported by pjblic sub
scriptions, are able to rate lor and
properly supervise the pleasures and
amusements of the young people or
El Paso who look to organised en
deavor for such pleasures."
The alliance selected its fraternal
delegates to the Centra! Labor coun
cil. Tbey are: Rev. Milo Atkinson,
paster of the First Christian church;
Labor Believes the Standard of Living, Raised During tbe War, Is to Be Main
tained; Capital Pleased That Extremist Agitation for Revolution Proves
Unimportant; England Resumes Production.
asffreutve, but defensive. Labor
waats to defend what It has won
in the last fire rears, not to over
throw society.
And on this new basis the com
munity is getting together and go
ing: back to work
One point the American reader
most never foraret In eensUerlnff
analogies between British and
Amerfean labor conditions. Be
fore tbe war tbe n vera Re earn
ings of all railway workers here
were 99,73 m week, many adult
men who had served many years
arot .fLffe. Dttrins the war. to
meet an laeresse in lit : costs
aTeraafne IS percent. ' e rail
way men trot an additional war
waffe of 9SJZ3&, mo that their pres
ent average earnings are SIS a
Now a pound In England will buy
little if any food, coal and shelter
than $5 0(T at home, and she main is
sue in the recent railway strike was
whether the railway man should re
tain his $15 a wek. or should have
his wages cut. Most Americans will
'eel as T do. that on this issue the
strikers were rlht: and we feel this
without npcesprosrily T"'at,'"''nfl
with demands by oar own sxisto
'ratic railroad workers w e-An
in terms of what they will buy are
' rtainlv tm i'- and probablv thr?
f'me as arrest aa those of their
English brethren.
Sentiment favors Workers.
It is not only to railway men that
i GTJA PBIBTA. Sobl. Mex, Nov.
-Reports reaching here
BasmlBg from the south, via the mili
tary telegraph, are to the effect that
the YairBi Indians are concentrating
north of Tonichi to meet federal
forces en route from Hermoslllo un
der the command of Gen. Roberto
Vasquer. who recently arrived In
northern Mexico from the nation's
capital to assist In the campaign
against the Tasjal Indians of Sonora.
Ho word baa been received daring
the past fear days from the com
mander of the federal forces, who,
with Tee men; marched west from
the Colonta Morales district to give
baUJe to the warring redskins re
ported to be pressing their campaign
In the direction of Nacoxarl country,
where the big copper properties of
the Phelps-Dodge corporation are lo
cated. Rev. Henry Van Valken burgh, pastor
of the First Methodist eharch. and
Bev. Rnfos C Baker, pastor of the
Orchard Park M. S. cbureh.
It was decided that ministers f
tbe'etty may hoM Thanksgiving serv
ices atsy way they choose. Individual
ministers may hold their own services
or several churches may go together
aad-hold them.
A committee named recently si the
request of Dr. Jetm W. Tapnaa. loea'
public health surgeon, to sake a rec
ommendation with regard to the care
of the women at the county Mil suf
fering with chronic diseases, report
ed Monday. The conrfmittee decided
that It would not be feasible ar this
JJSS "555;? 1"J. hone
for these w oaten.
mended that federal and state aid be
assee to tnat end.
Slawhler Company
Sells Cattle On The
Famous Long S. Ranch
Sweetwater. Texas. Nov. 10. All of
tbe cattle on the famous Long &.
ranch near Big Springs, owaed by
the C C Sutaghter comrany. have
been sold to Klkln's 'iron rnd Bryan'
of Midland, who will not remove
them this winter, as tbey have also
leased the range. Several thousand
head of cattle are involved in the
The Long S. ranch has been oper
ated for It years and its brand is
one of the beet known In the south -west.
The Workers
these refiecUoas appty. U u.tsb la
bor has not attained the standards
of Uvtoc reached by American work
ers, but It has gained ground daring
the war. It is ftghUng to hold what
It has won, and the great salient
fact of the situation here, that
brings hope and belief In the future,
is that the bulk of the British peo
ple appear to agree that the workers
should have better food and clothes
and housing than in the old world
before 1914.
The railway strike, that many sober
Judges thought would draw all or
ranised labor into its vortex and
provoke a social revolution, was
fought on the issve of whether wages
were to cone down, and whether the
government was to enforce "stand
ardisation." so that a man on what
ever railway in whatever part of e
country should get the same w acres
as any other man doing 'he same
work. As the same Issue is alive
in all the other key industries, the
compromise by which the govern
reen agreed to maintain the trca"t
wages for a year fro mnext month,
nd to enforce stanrirMxAtfnn. hs
dissipated for the present the in
dustrial storm cloud.
During the war the government
forbade workers in key industries to
strike. After the armistice, the acts
prohibiting strikes and enforcing
compulsory arbitration were re
pealed, bat a new wages act waa
passed, to remain in force for six
months. Later this six months was
Heaoy Snow in Colorado,
Kansas anS Nebraska;
Wire Seroice Crippled.
Livestock Suffers in Below
Zero Weather; Cold in
Texas Panhandle.
DENVKR. Onto. Nov. It, Wire serv
ice est of Denver today Is seri
ously crippled, trains from the east.
west aad north are from three to
five hoars behind schedule, the re
sult of s bllasard that followed i;
hours of heavy snowfall over a wide
Eight miles of poles of the Moun
tain States Telephone se Telegraph
company were reported down east of
nrtll Tt.f. H.h 1 MM,n.n had .
s wire outlet to "the south only.
Western Union ssd Postal wires
were working to the east, and these
companies also had a limited service
to the west.
Heavy loss of livestock oa
ranges In the northern part ef
Colorado ta feared, as the bHasnvd
struck that port of the state with
out wanting. The range fta cov
ered by snow to as avevsge depew
of a foot. Kansas nad Nebraska
also reported heavy snow aad
Men vrtads.
The mercury dropped below zero in
several parts of ths storm area.
The leading; theater in Denver last
night gave ticket money back to 'ta
patrons because the company sched
uled to appear was snowbossd "some
where in Nebraska."
The fuel sltnstiOB sr. several nlaeea
was the cause of cosnrtdersblo anxiety
Storm Area Is WMe.
The storm extended from the esn
tinentaj divide in southern Colorado
to Canada, and as far east aa the
Missies! poi riser.
There were nine inches of snow in
Denver, a foot at Lander. Wyo.. and
the Denver and Rio Grand railroad
rsswilsd tans test oa its flaws at Cam-
Although all trains are late,
has been suspended. Saow plows
were seat oat today bap ths Union Pa
cific, Colorado and Soatkem. aad Den
ver and Rio Grande, and officials of
these lines predicted passenger trains
would he running on schedule before
tomorrow morning.
-No reports of material dnaaage ex
cept to the telephone and telegraph
wires have been received.
The skies cleared over a large part
of the storm district early today, and
ia uenver tns saow is melting unaet
a bright sun. The forecast, for this
region Is generally fair and Varmer.
Winter Ton eh ta Southwest.
Kansas city. Ma, Nov. 10. Parts of 1
the southwest received the first teach
of winter last night. Ths extreme
weather apparently was centered in
western Kansas and in the Texas
Panhandle, Dalhart, Tex, reporting
snow and a driving wind after a
night of rain. Rain, which wss gen
eral over western Kansas Sunday
turned to sleet last evening and later
snow snd a high wind developed.
Livestock was declared to be suf
fering in western Kansas.
Denver, Colo, Nov. Is. Lost in a
bllasard oa the prairie east of Piatte
ville, Carl Baker, a veteran member
of the Denver police force, wandered
yesterday for eight hours tbrouab
the fiercest storm that has swept that
part of the state for years.
party and became separated from his
companions as the reaul of the blind
ing snow that was sweeping the plain.
After wandering until nightfall, he
stsgered. exhausted, into the yard of
a farm house, where he was fouid.
Of Great Britain
Railroad Strike
extended by a similar period, and the
vases act expires in November.
Under this net. the werkers
ma ask mere wages and strike
fee then, hmt eJBpeyTs may net
red nee Trace below the level pre
vaHf ng la Neeeaher ef lAst year,
wttkotft the consent af the
fninenti arbitration eourt. The
tew thaa provides a minimum
wage scale, but no maximum.
In the railroad strike, the men
were asking, on their owntbehalf and
Indirectly on behalf of all British ta
bor, two things. First, that waives
should be declared permanent at
their present level; second, that rates
of pav for the Mime work be stsnd
rdiTed. The second noint thev won.
On the first, the government agreed
to maintain war wages as they are
until November. 192.
Labor Wins Partial Victory.
Thus labor has won a partial vic
tory on the great issues that has.
threatened to divide the country The
employers as a class, hacked hv th
Tory party, have contended that the
cost of living cannot come down un
til wages are reduced Thev arsu
that as the government increased
wages, so it Is up to the government
to decrease them. This view waa
chiTnot on 1 ins'de the caMnet by the
Oeddes brothers, upon whom m con
eonence, hf hatred of the working
-1rp"" has been concentrated.
Liovd r-eorge has been prod I o-a
with prom 1 18: bv riving tbe rall
wavmen tiree-fnurths of what hev
Some Say Head of Miners Powerless to Withdraw
Strike, Which He Did Hot Originate; Lewis Denies
He Agreed to Annul Order; American Labor Feder
ation Justifies Coal Strike; Asks it be Supported.
D ENTER. Colo, Nov. 10. What ac
tion tbe Colorado miners, or the
leaders in the Colorado Federation of
Labor and of the United Mine Work-
era In district IS, which Includes ths
branches of the union in thai state,
will take on the position assumed by
the American Federation of Labor, is
,tJ11 10 doubt. Leadera In both of the
state organizations refused to commit
themselves to any pollicy. A meeting
of the executive committee of the
state federation Is to be held today,
secretary Ed Anderson states, when
the attitude to be taken win be dis
cussed. Mystery A boot Ceaferestee.
A conference was held in Pueblo
yesterday, at which J. C. Bulger,
president of the state federation, was
present, and who else attended, what
wss discussed, and what actios de
cided on. ir any, was not
Mr. Andersen refused te ceett-
meat on the action of the Assevt
faa Federarlea of Latter la eseea
rlve aesasan. ta Waahtssrton. when
the meettBg went en record as
"JastMytag the aettoa el the be
tasalaena eaa saleer of the eoaa
try la their aattoavrlde atrlfce,"
aad nrisftas; support of all branches
r th- A. F. at L. tagetaer with
tbe paatie.
"I have called a sess'on of the ex
ecutive council or colors do state red
eration." said Mr AnOerson. "bat an-
" 1 1 shall not diacuss tike
federation, arrived In Denver this
morning from Pueblo.
George J. Johnson, president of
district II of the United Mine Work
ers Union of America, is In Salt Lake
City attending a conference.
A. F. of l Sssaerts Strike.
Washington, D. C Nov. is. Hold
ing that the action of tbe government
in Injunction proceedings against
striking bituminous coal miners to
be "so autocratic aa to atanwer the
human mind." the executive counctl of I
the American Federation of Labor de
clared last night In a statement, after
a four hour meeting, that the miners'
walkont waa Justified, promised for
the strike tbe entire support of or
ganized labor and asked aid and en
dorsement for it from the general
The Lever net, nader which the
Calles Admits To American Agent
That Invasion Of United States
From Mexico Is Secretly Planned
Late "Agcat At" ia the Military InteBlgeaee Benartmeat et tbe I'. S. trwy.
THE "Palace" at Hermoslllo, prove
j 1 to be a large tno story barn like
structure of light colored brick set s
little back from the street en a plot
of hare ground. A flight of about
six steps led up to a wide double
door standing open. Two sentries
jsked he has, at least id great part.
AAnamari rriAM All DpIt.eV, - Hs-
sumes, and probably rightly, that
what waa granted to the railroad
strikers will not be denied to others,
who have not struck.
Wage Level to Be Higher.
The good temper with which the
ublic accepted the result of the
strike shows clearly that the point
of view of the employers and the
Torv party has to be considerably
modified. The British nation seems
to have made up its mind that the
level of wasres is going to be much
higher in the future than it was in
tbe past. The standard of living f
to go up: there is to be no attempt
to reduce the masses to the grinding
poverty that was jhe.r lot before 191-1
Ma n a facto re rs. It ! evident,
are aledy rsftn: vtreapnw mt
cheap tabor, aad are trying to -lea
peeve their efficiency. lkltia te
America In nMt case for latf
ratleat aad help. Te lower the
cost f preoctleii by other merh
oda thnn cnttliw wages Is new
seen I- ncee-ary.
Alreadv on jtriklng difference
ween the situation here and that in
A mspir'i will riava etenwvmA in tV
reader. In Kneland. labor Is on the
defensive Tt Is struggling to o'd .
what It has p-iined. nt prirarilv to1
get more The extremists, the Wat- '
tons ad MaVanue a"nst whom
he authortis secretlv prnrefi rMT- t
"tarv Mnm lat winter. whoe reo-
'ntionarv rrahirtation-i one hr1 -'
Tlovd feorf-e scurrying borne frotn
be PHr conferenc to lon-r coont.
rve innate cevatirm of the ta
nr1"? man. bis fnnjwon s"e. trl
"vwr.hM over for-ign in't'T"!!
'"at S" irtTT aa b cj wtwst
what aireav had wop of in--rfe
com'-ts was not to b tPken
twa- fv.-.M h'-rt
'i""f' fn v. ..
4 CftsH waved m page 5. celemn 1.1
Labor leaders predicted today
j that international eftfeera of ths
United Mine Workers of America,
meeting at Indianapolis, would not
j call off the coal strike as directed by
j federal judge Anderson, whatever the
gai consequences rcigEt he.
One of the spokesmen for the
seiners' orgasJsatieB said be
doafcted K acting peatet Lewis
asd has associates had the power,
eves. W they had the Inetiaatiea.
to eeasply with the ssssite.
"The strike was ordered by a dele
gate convention In the event the op
erators refused to grant our de
mands," the spokesman sai'l. "and
Lewis merely carried out instruct one
in ordering the strike. The conven
tion must call it off."
Frank Morrison, secretarv of tbe
American Federation of Labor. wwa
not add anything to the statement is
sued last night by the executiv
counctl supporting the striking min
ers and demanding that the govern
ment withdraw the Injunction pro
ceedings. "That was the statement of ths
; executive council and it sp-aks tor
j itself." Morrison Ea'd. l.-rr sob
s&id. "T m n-t hre to ixite-T"-e ir '
Still hi Session at 1 p. m.
I Indianapolis. Ind., Nov. 10 Trie
general committee of the 'n.ted
Mine Workers of America, which met
nere roaay to lane action on tie man-
i datcry injunction of federal n
B. Anderson, demacdins: thir
strike attder he issilnded before
m. tomorrow, waa still m aesa on it 1
ociocg tnis aiteraoon and no intlira
tion of what the action .-f the enrn
mittee would be was gtven out.
t acted la the reart
never was enacted t.
apply ta workers, the esssrll as
eiiHaV and Ita ase against the
nam wna riaased aa "an iajna
thse net only tm werkera. bat to
all Ulmt, having Americana."
Tbe action was taken without trs
participation of William Green, gen
eral secietaiy of the mine rorkers,
who is a member, but all the remain
ing principal officers of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor were pres
ent. His Premise ta Call Off Strike.
Indlanaolis. Ind, Nov. 10. John L.
tCewttnaed aa sage X. eotama X I
passed to and fro on tbe street is
Within tbe entrance, which was in
describably filthy, was a captain who
Immediately called the guard, consist
ing of 20 soldiers clad and equipped
like the sample outside, to receive os
with military honors. This ceremony
over we ascended a broad flight f
UBcarpeted wooden stairs to the sec
ond floor. There were ao carpets
anywhere; the floor had apparently
never been scrubbed. Everybody
chewed tobacco and spat a random.
HeadsjcaHera tf Governor Calles.
At the head of the stairs was a very
large anterjom in which Gen. CaVe's
staff consisting of some 20 men wer
busily chewing tobacco and doing
clerical work In a desultory way
A tall, gaunt man with red nose an'
bristling mustache opened a dcror
leading into an Inner room and. ft
lng his, quid of tobacco to permit
utterance, announced cs After a wait
of two or three minutes we were
told to enter
Gov. Calles was standing beside his
desk, a cheap roll top affair, to -c-ceive
us- He is about six feet one
la- t tall, heavily built, erect and
dignified, with Iron gray ha.r. a close
cropped mustache, piercing brown
eyes, a thick nose, a large heai and
a quick, pervous man ner His way
of speaking ts pleasant enough for
tCwtbsaei e page 5. rtmmn .
Headliners In
Todays Theaters
"The Isle of Conquest." Norma
"The World and Its Woman.
Geraldine Farrar.
-TOddJe Gawne," W. a Hart.
Auction of Souls."
ML' Apache, Dorothy Daltcn.
"Fair and Warmer." Mae AHisei.
The prevetl cfrewtatten t
SV The El Past HerstM tm sts-iy f
ah twice that ef any ether El
Pnee peper. a
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