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V AND DAILY UNION. associated press leased wire. , -. ' TUESDAY ' APRIL 20, 1920 TWELVE PAGES. SIXTY-NINTH YEAR. NO. 156. PRICE FIVE CENTS. C KITED PRESS LEASED .WIRE. m mm y . . . . INTEGRITY OF A. P. IS DEFENDED Bias and Suppression Charges Riddled at An- j nual Meet in N. Y.' j Sew Vork, April 20. The Off rftirini: directors were re- elected by acclamation at the sduiuiI meeting of (lie Asso. riatrd Press here today. They an: nank B. Jioyes, Washington Star. W. U McLean, Philadelphia Bulletin. Adolph S. Ochs, ew York Times. A. ( . Weiss. Itululh Herald. John K. i.illiom, Providence Journal, New York, April 20. Members of the Associated Press met at the Waldorf Astoria hotel here today to elect five directors, four advisory boards, and auditing and nominat ing committees. At a luncheon in connection with the meeting. President Frank B. Noyes of the Washington Star, proposed a toast to President Wil- wn, saying, "In offering a toastJ the formal wish for 'health' is us ually of little significance. With us this year, in our only toast it is our custom to offer, the case is profoundly different for, very earn Mtly. very hopefully and very sin cerely we drink to the health,, the full restored health, of the presi dent of the United Stales. Attacks t'ritics. "Every season of the year is an open season for the critics of the Associated Press," said Mr. Noyes. "We are accustomed through long experience to the railings against our service or the unin formed, the notoriety seeker and tin common or garden liar, who charges bias or suppression in the trict of Chicago and suburbs north report of the Associated Press. j of the city today. "Every newspaper man, every Victims of the recent tornado, informed person, knows how pre- living in temporary homes were, In posterously untrue these charges many cases, driven out. are whoever may make them. To LaGrange and Ashbury, west of you, 1 need not explain that ourlchicaeo. exDerienced a terrific hail very organization was in response to the demand of the newspapers tnat their news service should be owned and controlled by themselves and themselves alone; that it should be their servant and not their master; that it should give an adequate and truthful record of the day's world happenings, free from bias and from opinion or prop- inda. While laving no claim to inerrantcy, our service has been lingularly successful in attaining the objects we sought and the line 'By Associated Press' has become a hallmark of accuracy, whether the vent recorded is the election 'of a president, the signing of an armi u'oe, a decision of the supreme court or the death of the pope. Agree A. P. Is l'air. "While at all times, this open son continues, every four years wnes a special period of tribula tions. When the presidential cam Wign rolls around, every candidate for the nomination and the result ing presidential candidates and very manager of every such can SiMto finds clear evidence in our Nort of bias against every candi tate mentioned until after the lectton and tben all agree that the "sociated Press has been con HcuouBly fair. This has been our wperience in the past and there is ery indication that the present ajjP&ign will be no exception." Mr. Noyes explained that while Wryone of the candidates will the Kllnnnrt nf inrliriH.,jl bers, the Associated Press will rJrT-.. continue serenelv indift'orant i. toome 01 U nominating con- vuuuub ana elections, contenting "'''..to supplying its members -i the news as it happens, play- oeuries rites nd Pun'snins no What Sen ice Means. p lae report of the Associated "s does noi grow, or simply n inui being without effort," touea Mr. Noyee. "Kvery line, hdwfi is u,e Product of an W-vaJuai worker of whom hun toil ar.d adventure daily to i'r Picture of the world's ppewags. tVbry ODe of you kn(JW at u,e bottom, these charges iJit ar8 twses against our wanrmoas workers-if we are de tj.'" betrayers, who, if to tt caf are true, are recreant Sea nv P'aced i n t!i 'J? ko,r lhem. you know them Kiit.moa chlos- bmcKM chiefs, iSrS working tirelessly, falth- effloiairay, intelligently. , (Oil w - . Ite si vai 1,1666 men are Mir nrL Ule eaEtfl. the pride of 35iBlOIeBion and neither your - ur mine can be fitly ex jf it? 011 M as'on of this sort imoramuses. . the blatber- Hieai?" e llm ho defame RAT'L ADVERTISING COST $150,000,000 Uvomi.! AP"' zo National hnr-g reacaJ $150,000,000. an vitr of advertising, Ameri aewrMper paba,ncrs. jggocij,. rnmi Fatal Tornado Sweeps Lower Mississippi Area; Storms Ravage Illinois Aberdeen, .Miss, April Sk Ten persons were killed and approximately 100 injared in a tornado which wept through Aberdeen today. Property damage Is estimated at wO(). tKH). Several of those injured are believed to be fatally hurt. Birmingham, Ala, April 20. I Eighteen persons are known to i have been killed and great property damage clone by a tornado which ! started in southern Mississippi Just ; before neon today and swept up ; that state into southern Tennessee. Fragmentary reports received I late today showed that the stdrm stvept four Mississippi towns Bay ; Springs) Aberdeen, Columbus and 1 Glenn and did some damage in ! Williamson county, Tennessee. where one man was killed. First reports said that the tor nado had swept into Alabama and killed eight persons at Collins ville, but these proved incorrect. The dead at Bay Springs were placed at four, at Glenn, eight, and at Columbus, five, with several at Aberdeen. New Albany, Miss., April 20. Six persons were reported to have been killed in a tornado which struck the town of Ingomar, near this city today and four lost their lives at the village of Baker in the same vicinity. Sheffield, Ala., April 20. A tor nado swept this section of Ala bama today, killing J. 6. Blanton, a farmer, his wife and two children, in Colbert count'. One man is re ported to have been killed in Franklin county. Tornado Kills Four. Hattiesburg, Miss., April 20. Four persons are reported killed in a tornado which swept Bay Springs, coudty seat of Jasper county, to day. According to advices' received here, the sheriff of Jasper county was among those killed. Chicago, April 20. (Associated Press.) Homes were flooded and telephone and electric light sys- terns were destroyed when a cloud- burst visited the northwestern dis storm which left the streets cov- RIVER MEN ASK FOREIGN MARTS FORI). S. TRADE St. Louis, Mo., April 20 Pursuit of an aggressive foreign trade pol icy by the United States, and enact ment of federal legislation to guar antee industry against strikes. were advocated by speakers at the opening session of the Mississippi Valley assocition convention here today. The United States is producing far more than is needed for domes tic consumption, it was asserted, and a foreign market must be found for this surplus. Ask Strike Guarantee. Federal legislation guaranteeing industry against Strikes was de manded by Harry H. Merrick, pres ident of the association. Mr. Mer rick referred to the outlaw rail road strike and' recent steel and coal strikes as "criminal attempts to stop production," and insisted that the resources of the 27- states in the Mississippi valley be coor dinated to effect this legislation. "We must pool our resources," he asserted, "so that only those favoring legislation Rinat these criminal attempts to stop produc tion will be elected to congress. Opposed To Ship Sale. Mr. Merrick declared the asso ciation should vigorously oppose the sale of "any portion of tbe United States shipping fleet, to any but thorough Americans," and he advocated equalization of rates to allow gulf ports to compete with the North Atlantic gateways. One of the most important propositions he declared, for the consideration of the association is the "lake-to-the-ocean" project via the St Law rence river. By thus establishing a direct connection between the Gulf of Mexico and the port of New York, . e said, shippers in the northwest would be greatly bene fitted. Edward A. Biggs of Chicago, chairman of the foreign trade sur vey of the association, was another speaker. ' LEAVE IRELAND TO SELF, GEDDES SAYS New York, April 20. Sir Auck land Geddes, new British ambas sador, said on his arrival iast night, it was the duty ot all Brit ish subjects, "not domiciled in Ire land," and it would be "helpful" if others interested in Ireland, would allow her to "grapple wits her own political difficulties." ered by an ice blanket several inches thick. ' The right , of way , of the Elgin. Joliet and Eastern Railway was several feet under water at Con gress park. Dead in Arkansas. Fort Worth, Ark., April 20. (United Press.) Twentv-nve known dead, from ,75 to 125 in jured and the casualty litt su-suiiy growing as communication was es tablished with isolated districts, was reported early today 'from the' wind-wrecked parts of Yell, Logan. Franklin, Scott, Johnson and Boone counties, Arkansas. t-uuiuiuuiuaiiuu wilu some pans i of the hill country, hit by the Sun- dav nieht serie, iei and I day night series of gales and near tornadoes, orobabV will not he ' i noi oe established for a dav or two. Re- r,-o ,,h.) , .1 '. . small villages and crossroad ham-' lets wrecked. Ten Heaths vprp rnnrtAH in I Yell countv, four in Johnson and ' provemcnt. They are not chang from three to fifteen in and around i PdIy but such changes as Blaine in Iiean ennntv Harber a I nave 'leen noted are for the better. valley, Cabin Creek, Howe's Creek, Hickeytown, Blaine and Belleville were reported the towns hardest hit. P - rroperiy uamage was reported : t.n r..n itn th tpra of thnanrt; i of dollars. j look in the United States. The) 5' Small Twisters Rampant. ' railway strike served to crystalize j eonrc for Blockade, St. Louis, April 20. (United j opinion. .There seems unanimous; Premier Lloyd George, it is un Press.) Small tornadoes, hail anil ! agreement that while mischievous ; derstood. is holding tenaciously to rain storms did thousands of dollars j persons ' have taken advantage of j the view that economic penalties damage in western Missouri last labor troubles to interject their shall be imposed if Germany does night, according to reports from : own ambitions and doctrines, tbe ! not- conform to the treaty s terms. Union, Montgomery City and St. Charles. The highway bridge over the Burbois river was wrecked and the Rock Island railroad bridge dam aged by a tornado ai Union, which also unroofed a dozen houses. An electric storm at Montgora- communication with the rest, of thelfo"ow in the wake of war. world. Wind at St. Charles wrecked I chimneys, smashed windows andi"? - mvu, uui twisted wires, all in four minutes. Macon reported heavy hail Victim of Blkiard. Denver, April 20. (United Press.) A man believed to be Johu W. Bradford of Bristol, Okla., died as a Union Pacific train from Kan sas City entered Denver early to day. Rigors of the trip through the Colorado blizzard and ortvation, I incident to the train having been! Both in congress and in the ex snowbound, is believed to have ag-! eeutive branch of the government, gravated tuberculosis, causing ! there is a recognition of and re death. NEBRASKA HAS MANY CHOICES FOR PRIMARIES Omaha. Neb.. April" 20 Repulli can and Democratic voters of Ne braska are balloting in the state wide primary today to express their choice for presidential can didates, name 16 delegates to each party's national convention and to nominate candidates for state, congressional and non-partisan of fices. The women of the state are voting their presidential prefer ence for the first time. . Republicans for presidential en dorsement are General John A. Pershing, General Leonard Wood and United States Senator Hiram W. Johnson of California. Robert Ross of Lexington, Neb., is run ning as Democratic candidate. United States Senator G. M. Hitch cock is the only other Democrat whose name appears on the bal lot, i William Jennings Bryan is seek- j ing a place as a delegate-at-large j and has announced in advance that I ir elected ne would not smooort Senator Hitchcock owine to the lat-!. I'-t's announced views on the sub--,'.t of light wines and beers. co fn b&d con dition as a result of recent snow and rain storms, indicating that the vote in tbe rural sections might be light. DAUGHTER OF LANE, FORMER SECRETARY, NEW SPRING BRIDE (By United Picas.) ' Washington, April 20. Miss Nancy Lane, daughter of former secretary of the interior, will be married at 4 p. m. today to Phil Kauffman of ' Washington. The wedding is to be at St. John's Episcopal church . The bridal gown is of taffeta. It was the wedding dress of the bride's great-greatr grandmother. Miss Lane is the fourth bride to wear it. " The wedding is semi-private, members of the family and very close friends pnly being invited. CLOTHING PRICES UP 64 PCT. IN YEAR Washington, April 20. Prices of 22 articles of food remained un changed during the month ending March 15, the bureau of labor sta- tintics. announced. Clothing prices increased 61 per cent over March, PASS CREST IN WAVE OF HIGHJOSTS Individual Thrift Is More Important Than Gov ernment Economy. BY DAVID LAWRX'E. (Special to The Argus.) "dsnlnsion'1."- c" r" .;T'the allied powers . in conference Economic conditions in the United;. v . .u Washington. D. C. April s?at.es' including the whole range," -.u. ' - - . . - . ' "l . ,aclors. lrom lne D,sn rosl . I living to the unrest in the ranks of j labor and tne tremendous financial j j burdens left by the war are show- ing a distinct tendency toward im- v,nS thought of the responses that have been given the writer in V a - t.i """i-" l"c government as to the business ou4-i outlaw strike was but another man-; itestation of the economic troubles brought by tl'e war. Ills That Follow War. . Searching beneath the surface, conservative and thoughtful men in the government And much that ails America all sorts cf ills that And lleJe political promise and partis-j ii- an au- mission that time alone can bring relief that an immediate readjust ment 'cannot be expe- ' Amer ica, as one member of Cie cabinet expressed it, thought the price of human liberty -was worth paying and she is now suffering the pain and feeling the effects tf her sac- riflces in the war. spect for facts. ' ongress is wrestling in vain with heavy gov ernmental expenditures, some of them inherited from the war and some 'of .theui too delicate to be j cut out hecause of the fears of po j litioal disaster that may attend the I party that performs the surgical ! operation. j All "sides seem to be agreed that the Lnited Mates i carrying a heavy burden ol financial credits and that to strain the load with a bonus to the ex-soldiers would be to impose a weight that might carry a crash in the status of our credits, but on the other hand the votes of the soldiers cannot be ig nored by ever so many members of congress. Therefore, the treasury department 1 is watching almost with bated breath to see what con gress will do. And it goes with out saying that President Wilson himself will probably veto the measure if congress doesn't .see fit to kill it. For of one thing the public may rest assured the' financial situa tion of the United States has given folks at the executive end of the avenue in Washington many wor risome days and sleepless nights. If the truth be known, the -.epubli-can' leaders of cougress and the (Continued on pass four). DEMOCRATS PLAN NAT'L CONVENTION fhiurr. Anril 2fl.-.Fial nlans .u. ,; ,. . ia..-, i vantion - at San under formulation at a meeting here today of the arrangements committee.of the Democratic na - tional convention, headed by Homer S. Cummings, national chairman. Housing of delegates and visitors during tne convention ana pro- visions for adequate transportation facilities were the principal prob lems being worked out. The. Weather O a j niversary planned for today for Mr. 12.24 to b.0 a day. Cloudy and unsettled tonight and I ani Mrs. Ixmis Marshall became a : Detroit. Mich., April 20. A walk Wednesday. Not much change inldoubie funeral. The organist who out April 2s, by 100,000 members temperature. ! was to have played Lohengrin's . of the Brotherhood of Maintenance Highest yesterday, 47; lowest wedding march, toiicned instead the of Wa-V employes and railway shop last night; 45. . - . ! solemn chords of the Funebre. t ', laborers in the Chicago district, will Wind velocity at 7 a. m. 2 miles. per uuur. Precipitation last H nours, Liu iaches. , 12 m. 7 p.m. Tarn, Tester, yester. today Dry bulb tern. ..44 46 47 Wet bulg tern.. .42 45 47 ReL humid 86 93 100 Daily River Bulletin. . Change Stage. 24hrs St. Paul ... La Crosse . Dubuque LeClaire ... Davenport 6.3 0.1 . 8.0 9.2 .11.9 0.1 O.J . 0.3 0.2 . Kiver Forecast. Only slight changes in the Mis- sissinoi will occur from Dubuaue i to Muscatine. . J. If. SHEKIER, Meteorologist, EXECUTION OF TREATY UNCERTAIN ' . Allies Are Still Unable tO,to the nearest telephone pole after Agree on Ultimatum to Germany. San Remo, April 20. (By the As sociated Press). The premiers of imI. r.r u p..i.:t. . ... "l mu ycoce treaty have found time to resume the con- versations begun Sunday afternoon upon what warning or ultimatum senled lhe fa.e of the court ot jndustrial relations inves- shall be sent to Germany respect-j Tne L.rowd went wild and gtorm. ligaUon. was ins,rurted hv Gov- vf,XeT?i'n ftthe lrealy led the jail. Sheriff Gould and two ernor Allen to do everything pos Versa lies. It does not appear, how- other ffit.ers overpowered, sible to bring' the offenders to jus- fIfr.Vli'ai utheir ,consullal,ons hav The mob tore out the barred win- tice. DriaciDle th't SOme7he of a man- - elnL--.. - Berlin ernment, afferences j in view as to the wvart nature nor 18 10 tne exact nature Pr i he French contention, on-the oth- er hand, is declared to be that it would be more cruel to cease send ing food supplies into Germany and put a stop to her industries by shutting off raw materials, tijan to occupy a few districts with the al lied troops until Germany can reg ulate her attnude. From the standpoint of internal order in Germany the Frencn statesmen also consider that limit- ing food trying to prevent the factories from working would be tllfiTa rlorKramiiG than was wi t A "v u uw(j vuo Lunu coll occupation. Mttj Supports George. Premier Nitti ' supports Lloyd George. That is the situation on that question this morning. mi 1 . toe council conunuea its exam- mation of the Turkish treaty at the formal session. An official statement issued by the premiers says "This morning the conference discussed and approved the finan cial clauses of the Turkish treaty. ! The conference afterwards discuss- ed the Armenian territorial ques tion, especially the frontier ques tion. Before adjourning the con ference took up the question of Batum." SUSPEND COURT DRESS RULE TO WEAR OVERALLS Columbia, S. C. April 20. A rule in effect since January. 183S. requiring lawyers to appear before the supreme court of South Caro lina wearing blark coats has been suspended until Oct. 1, at the re quest of members of the bar so tbey may appear in overalls. Detroit, Mich.. April 20 Busi ness women's organizations here have taken their fling at the high price of wearing apparel. One thousand stenographers, bookkeep ers and other office workers pledg- ed themselves not to exceed these i maximum prices: "' ". "'"s"- """" ' and gloves. Z The United Slates district at- W was asked to inves- ! . the unjustified advance m i P"c of women s clothing. DEATH RENDERS FUNERAL MARCH FOR TfOHT'.NflBJNible tof Detroit, president of the brotherhood, requesting him to pre- - ( ! sent their demands. Milwaukee. Wis.. Anril 20. (Unit- According to brotherhood officials ' ed Press I. The znliten wedding an- Mrs Marshall died of grief and.no1 receive sanction oi tne orotner ' worry when her husband was taken ( to a hospital. He succumbed when , ne heard of his wife's death. i 7-HOUR DAY VOTED FOR CIGARMAEERS Cleveland. Ohio, April 20. A seven-hour working day wherever its members are employed in the United States. Canada, Porto Rico and Cuba, was adopted by the In-.' ternauonal Cigar Makers union convention yesterday by a vote of 378 to 102. It will become effective May 1, 1921. . . Samuel . Gompers. - president of the American Federation of Labor, and first vice . president .of to cigar makers! union, lead the flghi for the sevon-iipur day standard.-- Kansans Lynch First Negro in Years After Attack on Younij Girl i By i;mied iTew.i dows. The crazed negro was. Pittsburg, Kan.. April 20. A ne- dragge(j ,hroUgh the hole in the! kto tramp, name unknown. Daid,,.n m. nid nhn.it his neck. I j with his life late yesterday for bru- I tal assault on Sylvia Brown, 15, in i the country two miles northwest of iUUlWH j. - J. Ill muiuerry. ine negro was nangeu a mob had nterallv torn anart the ! small town jail. For an hour. Sher iff Miit Gould had beld the mob off, , persuading angry men to let the 1 law take its course. Suddenly some one brought the badly injured girl to the door of the Jail. The erased negro threw up ed a man hunt as soon as the girl s his hands, screaming in despair, unconscious form was found lashed thus identifying his victim before to a tree at a lonely spot along a she had a chance to identity-him. country road. The tramp surren .lloied by Atrocity. dered af:er being funded. Sylvia sauI tbe prisoner was the Sheriff Gould and other officials jman who bad attacked her. tied her t0 tree a,,1 slashe her throat when she screamed for help. That f K H l NT HANDS AND CLERKS TO REMAIN ON JOB Agree to Submit Demand to w Labor Board at Behest nf Rep. resentative Forester. Chicago, April 20. Strike fever among railroad employes suffered a BeiuacK. lniriy inousanu railway Thirty thousand railway id 8.000 freight handlers licago district announced clerks and in-the Chicago today under their decision to permit j hearing of their wage demands byjon strike would be returned to i t ha roifi-AOrl loKcit Kfo rt o TV o h i me i am kuu aw uui uoi x cat. it au mgton. The district council of the Broth- erhood of Railway Clerks, which in- eludes freight handlers, voted last out after receiving an appeal from James J. Forrester, head of the i brotherhood and a member of the (labor board, to await legitimate adlustment of their grievances. Join With Brotherhood. Assurance was given the Asso- ciation of Railroad Managers, that they would join in with the brother - hood in asking the labor board to grant the men increases. The rail - way clerks, who receive in general a minimum wage of JS7.50 a month, The freight handlers demand an increase of 12 cents an hour and restoration of wage differentials between truckers, callers and stow ers, abolished when the government took over control of the roads. Freight handlers received 43 cents an hour. Freight movement in the Chicago district, continued to increase today and elsewhere in the middle and far west traffic conditions were re turning to normal. Four Chicago strike leaders, in cluding John Gruuau. president of the Chicago Yardmen's association, jwere in jail pending hearing on i charges of violating the Lever act. United States Di3tnct Attorney Clvne anounced that warrants would be issued for strikers who assumed the places of the 25 arrest ed leaders. Warrants were out for 27 per sops indicted yesterday by the fed eral grand jury in Los Angeles, in connection with the strike. Possibility of another serious blow to the railroads in the Chi cago district loomed today with a threat that 100.000 members of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way and Railroad Shop Laborers would i Uave their work Aoril 2S. unless , ,v,i. their demands for a temporary in i crease of $1 a day and time and a ; half for overtime after eight hours were granted. Appeal to thief. Chairmen of the Northwestern district of the organization, which embraces an area within a radius of 500 miles of Chicago, involving 35 roads, telegrapher to E. F. Gra- : these workers now are paid from E. F. Grable, president of the association said here today. GARY, DID., SHOWS POPULATION GAIN OF 229.4 PER CENT Washinrtnn. Anril ?rt Th. Con. sus bureau today reported the fol lowing tabulations: I Gary, Ind., 55.344; increase 38,542,1 or 229.4 per cent over lilO. ; Ada, Okla., 8,012; increase 3,663 or 84.2 per cent. . . . Devils Lake. X. p.. 5,140; in crease 17, or 1.3 per cent. Kewburgh, -N. Y. 30 272; increase j 2,47,- or 8.9 percent. i Dunkirk, X. Y.. 19.3J6; increase; i 2,11a or 12.S per cent. and hoisted on the nearest pole. j A white bov. who said he was i Benjamin Franklin Caldwell, work-1 man. SDrinefie Id. 111., and who was with the ne at the time of the w vsv VwTurinw' assault, was saved from hanging : by officers who took him away while the black was being strung up. First Lynching in Vears. , The negro was caught in a gun battle wirh cal miners, who start- did not recognize the leaders. . Attorney General Hopkins, who a hofa in r ti r cwi t irn nritVi tViP ASSURANCE OF "LIVING WAGE" IS RAIL PLEA Kestless Workers Submit Writlen Demands to New Labor Board for Readjustment. Washington, April 20. Formal wrilten demands that the railroad I, , , , ... labor board "glTe assurances of die i award of a "living wa?e" to rail- ? road men and that, employes now w f n;ri r . ,. ., . . . . . j prejudice were filed wuh the board today by Edward McHugh, repre- , genting the strikers in the metro - ; ? FllWanks f ,hM St i.nni.s Yardmen's associaUon. Spokesmen for the railroad hrntherhoods nhiected to the filing of the demands, but Chairman Barton said any body of men had the right to file complaints with - "i i the board, but it was for the board ! to decide whether they were such ; as the board was authorized to 1 hear. j Sk Distinct ion, Tne Sl LoU)S yanimtn:s associa tion asked a separate recognizance befcre the board as a distinct or ganization claiming that its inem- ners were not propeny leyrewuiwi , y ereco?uu u . . sociation proposed a mass meeting Mr Eubanks -d .hat tf llljto settle the strike, board would assure luro that the Traffic Improved, men's demands would be acted T ,.nHuinnK rnn,in,. tn im. upon speeany, ne sneeanv. ne woum I'm ai message on the- wire winch would send the men in the St. Ixmis dis trict back to work in three hours. Mr. McHugh reiterated that the men of the New York district would remain out untM word was received from him that the board would act on their coniplaiuts. Complaints Filed. The board permitted the hling ot ; the coninlaints after it had held a; short executive session, then pro-! ceeded with its first public hearing j Chicago was more than six times on the general wage demands of ths normal today. It amounted to near 2.000.000 railroad workers over the ly lOO.OOu cases. More than three: country. j times the normal movement of but- Chainuan Barton laid down the .ier was brought into the city. The policy that cases would be heard j oars of butter and eggs have accu in the order in which they were mulated on the lines outside of filed except where some dispute Chicago during the strike, should become of such pressing im-1 Men's Kijrhts at Stake. . poriance as to iiemand precedence.) The following railroads have is I). N. Doak. vice presiuent of the ; sued ultimatums designating dates Brotherhood of Trainmen, was the j after which the strikers, who have first spokesman for the unions, pre-1 refused to return will lose their senting the trainmen's case as it -seniority rights: Chicago and A1-. was outlined to the bi-partisan j ton ; Chicago, Burlington & yuincy;: board which failed to reach anUlonon; Chicago, Milwaukee & St. agreement here three weeks ago. iPaul: Elgin, Joliet - Eastern," Representatives of the strikers j Grand Trunk; Illinois Central; In from New York. St. Louis, Chicago, 1 diana Harbor Belt Line: Soo Line. Philadelphia and other parts of the country were present. SENATE PASSES NEW ARMY BILL Bl'LLETIN. Washington, April 2X. The senate today passed the army reorganization bill. The bill as passed provides for a permanent peace time army of M).0O0 men, 17,013 of ficers and a system of volun tary training, it continues in definitely the rank of full gen eral recenily conferred on (jen eral Pershing. A complete re vision of tbe court martial rode is included. When Senator , Wadsworih introduced the bill It carried a compulsory nni versal training feature, bat this was stricken out. J The senate reduced the! numbert of officers. No appropriation carried in this bill. - Tli measare has been under ron- ! sideration in tie senate since April 3. It now goes to the bouse. - The vote was 46 to 10. . INDUSTRIES OF CHICAGO FEEL Consumers Mav Atmeal tO U. S. 25 New Strike Leaders Held. THM.KTI. ill. April 2iK . leader of the Joiiel, (runaii. sunrent" John in- mi itchmen tMrikers, the nowdy settle. predicted inent of tlie "relM-P strike at the mass mertinir railed for t'liicairo tomorrow. Mr. irn nau announced that he would obtain his release from the Will counly jail here, where he in confined on bond ither tn. night or early tomorrow mom. ing. Washington. April 20. Prill- -ripnl demands of the Brother, hood of Railway Trainmen as presented today to tbe rail road labor-board by Vice I'res- I ident . . Iloak, include: A ware increase of from 41 to 17 per cent with a minimum of $;) a month, and time-and. a-lialf for overtime, Sunday and holidays. A basic month of 26 days, with a uniform lunch period of 21) minutes and a nniform "dead head" rule, providing that time consumed in p-oinir to and from work b considered as work. ine time. The trainmen comprise baz pneemen. brakemen, lluicmen, yard foremen, helpers, switch tenders and yard masters below the rank of general yardmas. -tens. Chicago, April 20. Coal shortaga growing out of the unauthorized rail strike, is approaching serious . proportions here according to Fred 1 Upham, head of the Consumers' ! companj'. It may be necessary to tnbution, he said. "in,dll"lJrIe"Rln Ch!c!l ,are ,nB "'PP'ed by the coal shortage, ilr. , 1 PndIU f"llu- .ew Leaders Held. Warrants for the arrest of 25 new leaders in the Chicago Yard men's association, and the United Enginemen's association, were is sued today on the order of Charles Clyne, United States district attor- ' ney. These men took the places of the 27 sirike leaders now imprisoned, when they were arrested. From his cell in Will county jail at Joliet. III., John Grunau, pres- jdent of ,he rni(KO Yardmen's as prove and there is no prospect ot ' coal shortage, according to the rail i road managers' association. The : statement says that: 5K8 train crews: j are now at work in tf e Chicago ! switching district as compared with ' jailfi yesterday; 418 switchmen have returned to work within the dis trict; 1,420 cars of livestock were brought into tbe stockyards today and 1,200 carloads of coal were brought into Chicago today. The most movement of eggs in and tbe Nickel Plate. The Chicago Yardmen's associa tion has called a rfieeting for to morrow morning "to. settle the strike." Federal Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Charles Clyne, district at torney, and all brotherhood, and railroad officials are invited to be present. COUNTERCLAIMS OF EVELYN THAW ATTACK HUSBAND New York. April 20 Attorneys for Evelvn Nesbif Thaw, now Mrs. Jack Clifford, said today that she would rile counter suit for divorce against her husband and former dancing partner, charging improper conduct. Clifford started divorce proceed ings here, naming an actor as co respondent. ; In discussing tbe divorce pro ceedings brought against her by her husband, Mrs. Clifford said to day she gave her hub band more tban $20,000 between the time they were married and the time they broke up their stage and matn- ls.niomai parnersDips. btie saw tne ;had deeded considerable property ', owned by her in the Adirondacks at ; the time of her marriage to Clifford jand would attempt to recover Uus 1 in court, - PINCH