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CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRAT, HUNTINGDON, TENNESSEE.
0 1 HESSE ROES liiFiEO The End of a Perfect Day k. i 1 U 1 a ; ;i u u s liltS EXECUTIVES OF ROADS DECIDE TO APPEAL TO INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION, WILL ACT ON OWN MOTION Director General Hires Makes It Clear That Government Will Not Mako , Recommendation For In crease in Rates. Washington. Increases In rail transportation rates, to offset the in crease in operating expenses, will Tjg Bought Immediately from the Interstate Commerce Commission by railroad corporations. This decision was reached at a con ference between Director General Hines and representatives of the As sociation of Railway Executives. Di rector General Hines made clear that the government has no intention of Initiating advances, but is willing to put all its information and the serv ices of its experts at the disposal of the railroad corporations if it wa's de elred t& act Independently before the Interstate Commerce Commission. The offer was accepted and the following statement of the conference and its results was issued: "Following the recent correspon dence between the director general of railroads and the . chairman of the Association of Railway Executives, a conference was held between the di rector general and a committee of railway executives for the purpose of considering the request of the execu tives that the director general recon Blder his decision not to make a gen eral readjustment of rates during fed eral control. The Birector general having after discussion announced&iat he felt obliged to adhere to thecon clusion he had already reached,, and reiterated his offer to place af the disposal of the railroad companies all the information in the possession of the railroad administration bearing on the subject and to provide the aid of the traffic experts employed by the railroad administration in studying the problem and bringing it to a con clusion. "It was thereupon resolved that the above mentioned offer of the director general be accepted and immediate steps be taken by the railroad compa nies, with such aid, to ascertain the pertinent facts and prepare their pro posals for a readjustment of rates in such way and to such extent as will establish a proper relationship be tween the expenses and revenues of the railroad companies, in order that their financjal needs may be ade quately provided for and they be put In a position to perform efficiently their transportation duties after their properties are returned to them." There was no indication how much of an advance the railroad men thought necessary. WILL GO TO SUPREME COURT Attorneys For Striking Steel Workers Fighting For the Right of Assemblage. Pittsburgh. Steel strikers will carry their fight to the supreme court in an effort to restrain city authorities from preventing them holding lodge meet ings in the 'strike zone, W. B. Rubin, counsel for the strikers, announced in the common pleas court here. Mr. Rubin Informed the court that for purposes of the present strike the action will avail nothing, but it is the intention of labor leaders to have the case determined that it may serve as a precedent for other cases which may arise in the future. AflE SEARCHING FOR SUGAR Federal Officers Believe Thorcands of Pounds Are Hidden Away In New York City. - . New York Search for hundreds of barrels of sugar, hidden in garage storage rooms, where automobiles are kept in winter, was made at the in stance of Arthur Williams, federal food administrator, He said that in addi tion millions of pounds must be stored In thd city because large sugar com panies with executive offices and staffs seemed as busy as ever. ' Only Public, Delegates Left. Washington. Out of the national Industrial conference which began its . session here with representatives of labor, employers and the public In at tendance, there rerat'n only' the dele gates appointed by President Wilson to act for the public. ' . U. S. Must Extend Credit. Atlantic City, N. J. The United States faces the problem of extending oy next summer approximately $2,000, 000,000 in international credits to the war torn countries of Europe, Dwight W. Morrow, of J. P. Morgan & Co., declared. , Want .State ' Control. London. Eric Geddes, minister of transport it is reported by Ihf; Cen tral News, is preparing a scheme for stale control of railroad.' and canals. :! 1151 Bit Rtr.tp&Nra op grand bould VARD, IN CHICAGO, ISSUE SOLEMN WARNING. VALUES SUFFERED BIG DROP Claim $250,000,000 Already Lost On Fashionable Street Because of "Encroachments" of the ' Black Man. Chkago.-The first organized step to stop the encroachment of negroes on exclusive residence streets was taken by 1,200 wealthy property hold ers of Grand boulevard. They formed an association and pledged $25,000 to fight the negroes. Negroes already in the neighborhood were warned they must leave and real estate men were told they must not deal with negroes. Strong feeling was expressed at the meeting. John P. Bowles, treasurer of the Grand Boulevard association, warned the negroes they must evacu ate the territory. "The blacks are going to give us a lot of talk, but they'll not bluff us," he said. "I want to tell you people that there will not be an insurance company that will care to take a risk in this section if we say the word. No banker will make a loan to an un desirable and no real estate dealer will dare to make a sale. "I am not against the black man," Mr. Bowles continued, "but I don't want him for my neighbor. Since tie necro started to invade Grand boule vard property values have fallen $250,- 000.000. My own homo cojt $25,000 to build, but today I cannot realize $8,000 on It In the open market." Harry Fox, president of the Ken wood and Hyde Park Property Own ers' association, who preceded Bowles on the floor, said: "We will grant the negro full jus tice. We will aid in securing for him better housing facilities, equitable working conditions and good schools, but we will not stand for any haran guing on hi3 constitutional rights and social equality to your detriment and mine." Alderman TJ. S. Schwartz advised the gathering that the law hampered their action. "But there are things that can be done," he said. "There is more than a money loss involved here." WORK TIRED THE PRESIDENT Preparation of Note To Indur'crial Con ference, However, Showed Abil ity To Look After Business. Washington. While President Wil son was able to formulate a message to Secretary Lane for transmission tc the national Industrial conference, nc effort was made either by Rear Ad miral Grayson, his physician, or bj white house officials to create the im pression that the actiVx was indica tive of a decided improvement in th president's condition. Writing of the message, however was pointed to by members of the white house staff as further refuting reports that Mr. Wilson was unable tc transact any necessary business thai might require his attention Is chie: executive. The situation confrontlnf the national industrial conference oi which may face it at any time througr danger of Us dissolution was consid ered as constituting such a necessity RIOTS IN STEEL DISTRICT State Troopers Ride Into the Mob anc Use Their Riot Clubs Freely and Effectively. Pittsburg. Rioting which broke oul in the Braddock steel mill district, was renewed when a crowd of about 5( strikers and their sympathizers clashec with several -workmen who had jusl left one of the plants. One man was shot during the melee and many oth ers were injured. State troopers, attracted by the noise of the fight, rushed to the scene on their mounts, and rode into tin mob, using riot clubs freely. The mob was dispersed. Confer On Syrian Question. Paris. Prince Felsal, son of the king of '.the Hedjaz- and head of the Arab delegation to the peace confer ence, was-received by Premier Clemen ceau. The two engaged in a long con ference on the Syrian question. To Complete Alaskan Road. Washington. The senate adoptee the committee amendment to the de ficiency appropriation bill providing $17,000,000 additional for the comple tion of the Alaskan railroad. Bill Sent To Wilson. . Washington. The administrator bill extending the food control act tc clothing and providing penalties foi profiteering was transmitted to Presi dent Wilson after it had been signed by Vice-President Marshall and Speak er Gillett. Soda Clerks' Demand. New York. Soda clerks of the firs! grade in New York drug Btores hav presented demands for a minimum salary of $40 a week. 1 i r iff m-m K v-: ir WW y,X -"'v.. t. '.h ,,A ....... , . S-g LIMIT IS PLACED Oil SUGAR PAIGES ATTORNEY GENERAL WARNS RE' FINERS TEN CENTS SHALL NOT BE EXCEEDED. INVESTIGATION WAS MADE Beet Sugar Producers Have Been Hold ing Their Product Off the Mar ket, But Must Now Sell At Fixed Price. Washington. Steps to prevent an abnormal increase in the price of sugar because of the existing shortage were taken by the department of justice. Attorney General Palmer notified beet sugar refiners.who have been with holding their products from the mar ket until the price situation became more stabilized, that the United States sugar equalization board had deter mined 10 cents was a fair price to be charged the wholesaler and that any charge in excess of that amount would be regarded as in violation of the food control act. Refiners were asked to telegraph thai concurrence in this price, which would mean they would put their sup ply on the market immediately, there by relieving the present stringency. Attorney General Palmer made pub lic the following telegram sent to he beet sugar refiners: . "After thorough investigation by the recognized authorities on sugar, the United States sugar equalization board have notified the department of justice of the following facts: "As a considerable part of the coun try generally supplied at this time of the year with beet sugar may be em barrassed because of the beet sugar factories' failure to sell beet sugar as produced, and this condition in turn is due to the uncertainty regarding price, our judgment is that no higher price than 10 cents cash less 2 per cent seaboard basis is justified and we hope that you will decide at once to begin marketing your sugar on this basis and relieve the very serious situation. " 'The price of IQV2 cents cash f. 0. b. plant, which has been offered by the sugar equalization board for sugars in excess of requirements in your terri tory as shown by your 1917 deliveries as a minimum up to 50,000 tons for No vember and December shipments to re lieve acute shortage among the manu facturers east, is not to be considered a precedent or basis for local prices.' "I ask you to make your announce ment of prices based on the above. The department of justice will treat as an unjust charge any price in excess of this, and consider such a charge a vio lation of section 4 of the Lever food control act. a 3 amended." Employes Want Voice. London. "Railway employes ask a share in the management of compa nies, and it is hoped the companies will consider this proposal," said J. H. Thomas, secretary of the National Union of Railwaymen. Troops to Thrace. - Salonikr. Troop movements for the occupation of territory in western Thrace, to be evacuated by the Bul garians in accordance with the terms of the entente allies, were begun. May Accept Reservations. Washington. The question of ac cepting peace treaty reservations with out further opposition ;vas earnestly considered by democratic senate lead ers under the pressure of develop ments. Indict Omaha Rioters. Omaha. The first indictments gainst persona who took an active part in the riot and subsequent lynch ing of Will Brown in Omaha, on Sun day, Sept. 28, were returned by the grand jury against six men and two boys. White Flag Hoisted. London. The white flag was hoist ed over the Russian fortress of Kron stadt, it was announced by the British war office. HIT IS 10 BE BLOCKED HOPE THAT CONGRESS WILL COM (PLETE ITS WORK NOV. 10 is van:shing. SOME IMPORTANT MEASURES Railroad and Other Important Legists tion Will Have to Await Senate's Action On World Peace Treaty. Washington Pressure from admin istration sources for enactntent of per manent railroad legislation may block the tentative plans of congressional leaders for adjournment of the extra ordinary session about Nov. 10. Leaders were of the opinion that un less consideration of the German peace treaty is expedited action by the Sen ate on the railroad bill prior to Nov. 10 would be impossible. House leaders, however, were hopeful that the bill might be enacted at least by that branch prior to adjournment. Tha railroad bill as completed by the senate interstate commerce com mittee is expected to be in position for consideration immediately aftet- ratification of the peace treaty. The house interstate commerce committee hopes to report out its bill about No vember 1. While the senate treaty fight con tinues, the house expects to pass the budget bill, decide the election contest of Representative Fitzgerald and Peter F. Tague, both democrats, from the Tenth Massachusetts district, and take up the public land leasing bill. The house elections committee plans dis posal of the ouster proceedings against Representative Victor Berger, socialist, of Wisconsin. Many important .committee activities are planned in both senate and house AIR RACE A COSTLY AFFAIR Ten Lives Were Lost and Many Planes Wrecked Victims Carried Gov ernment Insurance. Wasbiugton. With Lieutenant Bel vin W. Maynard, winner of the trans continental air race, air service offi cials are calculating the cost of the spectacular tvent. Ten lives have been sacrificed and more t!ian a million dollars damage resulted beyond the estimated cost. Twenty-sven planes were crushed and estimating the average cost at $15,000, the total amounts to more than $400,- 000. Aside from the government aid which must be paid to the dependents of those fliers killed, it is said that each victim carried a $10,000 policy for government, insurance, bringing the total to well over half a million dol lars. Armenians Back Home. New York Turks, Tartars and Kurds who invaded Armenia have been routed and the Armenians have reoc- cupied their lands, according to infor mation from reliable sources received here. - French Still Thrifty. Paris. Deposits In French govern ment savings banks increased 340,000, !K)0 francs last year, according tofig ures just given out by the statistical department. Southerners to West Point. Washington. Young men from four southern states were designated by the war department to take entrance examinations for West Point, which will be held next February. Raid Sinn Feiners Again. London The police and military again have descended on No. 6 Har ourt Street, Dublin, in a raid on the Sinn Fein capital, confiscating papers which have accumulated there since the last previous raid. Red Cross Activities. Washington. During the .war the American Red Cross received $400,000, 000 in contributions and spent $273000, 000 in relief work, it was stated In tht first installment of a wpprt fcS3 Epitome of Interest ing Events That Are Transpiring Over the State j Knoxville. The supreme court 0) Tennessee held its first opinion session for the fall term at Knoxville. The va lidity of a bond issue of $20,000 of the city of Knoxville for the purpose ol raising funds to construct a new con crete viaduct over the railroad cross ing on the principal business Btreet oi the city, was upheld. Humboldt. The board of mayor and aldermen, at a called meeting, appoint ed J. H. Weatherford of Memphis as city engineer to have charge of the work of planning and making specifi cations for quite extensive sewer con struction. ' Jackson.. Plans for a thorough or ganization of the various cotton rais ing counties of West Tennessee into virile branches of the American cot ton growers' association were adopted at a meeting held here. Chattanooga That nothing will give Chattanooga and the surrounding ter ritory protection from threatened high waters except a levee is the opinion of Henry B. Smith, of the interstate com merce commission. Chattanooga. Police officers are commenting on the large number of army pistols that are found among civilians, especially negroes, and ef forts are being made to trace the source of "leakage." Chattanooga. State appraisers who have been arranged for two months in making a survey and appraisal of all property in Hamilton county, have completed their work and gone to Nashville. ' Chattanooga The Kosmos club will come to the rescue of mountain settle ment work in Tennessee to the degree of lifting a deficit of $400 in the serv ice of the state federation of women's clubs. Chattanooga. Commissioner Emil Wassman, of the department of public utilities, is planinng to thoroughly paint and renovate the entire city hall and make several important changes. Nashville. Formal dedication of the new federal coutroom on the third floor of the customs house took place and exercises planned by the Nash ville bar association were held there. Chattanooga. A bill attacking the validity of the state law creating coun ty boards of electrical examiners has been filed before Chancellor Garvin here by a group of electrical workers. Memphis. A prearranged attempt to escape from the Shelby county jail by Allen McNamara, local youth recently convicted of rape by a jury in the crim inal court, was foiled by Sheriff Perry. Nashville. A Young Men's Christian association school, a new department at Vanderbilt university, for the train ing of Y. M. C. A. workers, was for mally opened. Covington. Cotton in the fields has been badly damaged by the Incessant rains, which not only stained the lint, but has caused some cotton to sprout in the bolls. Chattanooga. Piers for the new Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pa cific bridge across the Tennesese above East Chattanooga will be completed in December. Chattanooga. The enrollment in the city public schoola shows, for the first month this year, an increase of about 00. students over the total enrollment last year. Newbern. A light front fell in this section and caused vegetation to be in ured to some extent, and the cotton crop was greatly benefited by the frost, Chattanooga. Gov. Roberts and Al bert Williams, state superintendent, were present at Tyner school and gave interesting educational addresses. Chattanooga. Delegates to the an nual meeting of the grand lodge, In dependent Order of Odd Fellows, are here for the four-day session. Chattanooga. An impending menace to the Birmingham-Chattanooga high way is to be found in litigation started in Dadge county, Georgia. Chattanooga. City health officials complain that physicians are careless or indifferent in reporting contagious diseases. 1 Nashville. Tennessee is leading the country In food seizures, according to a Washington special Jackson. Jacksonians who have been fighting for an equalization of freight rates for inland, towns took heart with the announcement received to the effect that there had been a fa vorable decision in the Meridian, Miss., case which is a parallel with this city. ; Memphis. Th- eightieth general conference of the Memphis district of tha Southern -Methodist church will be held in Memphis Nor. 19 25. Between 400 and 600 pastors, delegates and lay Tten are exoected to attend. illy li Seep Your Liver Active, You? 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