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UNIONS SERVE STRIKE NOTICE WILL ABIDE BY BALLOT VERDICT OF WORKERS, LABOR BOARD IS TOLD MINERS’ SUPPORT PLEDGED Mine Organization Chief Says Miners Will Aid Rail Men; Heads Os Ten Orders Sign Document Cincinnati. —Formal notice has been served on the railroad labor board by the chiefs of 10 railroad unions of their Intention to go through with a strike in event one Is authorized by the 1,225,000 workers whose wages are to be reduced on July 1, under orders of the board. Coupled apparently with the action of the rail union leaders was a state ment that “the railroad workers have no alternative except to fight” made by John L. Lewis, lender of the strik ing coal miners who will meet with the rail union leaders, to consider joint strike action. He also pledged the miners’ aid to the rail men, but de clined to state definitely what aid might result from joint action. The notice sent to the railroad labor board, in the form of a letter, reiter ated the rail union leaders’ attitude on the threatened walkout, which was first definitely asserted In their state ment issued here. The previous state ment also included the declaration that an overwhelming vote was being cast for the walkout. The letter was signed by B. M. Jew ell. president, and John Scott, secre tary of the railway employes depart ment of the American Federation of Labor, and the heads of the 10 rail road unions. RIO ORANGE FLOOD SWEEPS MEX TOWN Cloudbursts Swell Waters in San Juan River to High Stage; Inhabitants Flee From Towns San Antonio, Texas. Cloudbursts In Terrell county, Texas, torrential rains in many southwest Texas border counties and in the mountains of Mexi co, w’hich drain into the San Juan river, a tributary of the Rio Grande, have swollen the boundary stream into a 500-mlle flood, perhaps the greatest in 25 years. Southern Pacific railroad and inter national foot bridges at Eagle Pass, Texas, were swept away. Eighteen thousand inhabitants of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, across the river from Eagle Pass, fled from their homes. Three thousand were driven from their homes in Eagle Pass. Southern Pacific traffic has been suspended between Del Rio and San berson with the water 10 feet deep over the tracks In many places. At Langtry, Texas, a small border station, the water reached a depth of 65 feet. Charges Fraud In Oregon Election Portland. Ore. —Assertion of irregu larities in the Oregon primary May 19, was made in a statement Issued by Charles Hall, candidate for the Repub lican nomination for governor who. on the face of returns announced by Sec retary of State, was 521 votes be hind Governor Ben Olcott. Hall’s statement indicated his committee was checking up on several instances of irregularities with a view to asking for a recount. Two Perish In Beach Fire Minneapolis. Two women were burned to death in a fire which de stroyed the fashionable La Fayette Club at Minnetonka Beach. Lake Min netonka, near here. A dozen guests and employes among the 100 persons forced to flee, were Injured. The*loss to the building is estimated at $250,000. Edmonds Liquor Bill Up Washington.—A bill denying en trance to American ports of any ship, foreign or domestic, on which liquor is sold, has been introduced by Repre sentative Edmonds, Pennsylvania, ranking Republican of the merchant marine committee, which drafted the ship subsidy bill. f Open Yellowstone Park to Shrlners Salt Lake City.—Under special dis pensation of the interior department, Yellowstone park was opened two days ahead of schedule, to accommodate two special train loads of Shrlners return ing to the east from the Imperial coun cil at San Francisco. Fire Destroys Coast Speedway San Francisco.—The greater San Francisco speedway at San Carlos, 20 miles south of here, an automobile racing course of wooden construction throughout, has been destroyed by fire with an estimated loss of $200,000. Leavitt Heads Road Association ‘ Sacramento. Calif.—Scott Leavitt of Great Falls, Mont., was re-elected pres ident of the National Park-to-Park Highway association at Its closing ses sion here. L. L. Newton of Cody, Wyo., was elected secretary. MARTIAL LAW IS DECLARED 111 UTAH Troops Are Dispatched to Coal Field When Guard Is Blain and Mine Official Wounded Salt Lake City, Utah.—The killing of a mine guard and the wounding of a mine official by men who shot at a train near Castle Gate in the coal strike area of Utah, resulted in the dis patch of three units of the Utah nation al guard to the scene and the Issuance of a proclamation by Governor Mabey of martial law in the district. Two hundred guardsmen, a battery and two cavalry troops will assume the responsibility for the maintenance of law and order in the vicinities of Cameron, Helper and Scofield, the scene of the first disturbance several weeks ago. Winter Quarters, Castle Gate. Kenilworth and in the Spring Canyon region. Major Elmer Johnson will be in command and under the gov ernor’s proclamation will have the au thority to close all mines in the dis trict if necessary for the restoration of law and order. A. P. Webb, a mine guard, was killed. General Manager H. E. Lewis of the Standard Fuel company, was shot in the leg. and one of their alleged assail ants had an arm almost shot off when men said to have been striking miners ambushed a train bearing nonunion miners at Sandarville. MINE OWNERS CALL HALT OF WAGE DISPUTE MEET Operators Refuse to Continue Wage Negotiations When Workers Spurn Arbitration New York. —With the refusal of min ers’ representatives on the wage scale conference to accept arbitration, the anthracite operators’ representatives flatly refuse to proceed further in the negotiations unless the miners agree to arbitration. The conference adjourned without setting a date for another meeting. The strike votes now being taken will be counted in the various district headquarters, June 22. The scale com mittee will meet at Wilkesbarre June 26 to decide whether the present sus pension shall be declared a strike and also whether the 5,000 to 6.000 anthra cite maintenance men shall be called out. It is estimated that 150,000 to 175,000 anthracite miners are now out Honolulu Man Heads Shrlners San Francisco.—James S. McCand less of Honolulu has been named as Imperial Potentate of the Ancient Arabic Order, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine In annual session here. Wash ington. D. C., was chosen for the next meeting place. The council also re elected two trustees for the Shrlners’ hospitals for crippled children. They were W. Freeland Kendrick of Phila delphia. and Dr. Oscar M. Lundstrum of Helena, Montana. Second Victim of Tubb Dies Douglas, Wyo.—Seth S. Magnusen, railroad agent at Orin Junction, 15 miles southeast of here, died in a local hospital from wounds received at the hands of Ernest E. Tubbs, maniac, who was killed in a gun battle after he had slain his wife and wounded three men. Magnusen Is survived by a wife and two children. Deputy Sheriff John McPherson of Douglas and J. C. Gra ham who were also wounded are re covering. Omaha Maniac Dodges Officers Cheyenne, Wyo.—Fred Brown, alias Grimes, alleged maniac, sought by au thorities of Omaha, Neb., for shackling two women in an isolated cabin and holding them prisoners for two nights before they escaped, doubled back into Nebraska from Wyoming and held up the night marshal and deputy sheriff of Dix, 18 miles east of Kimball. Turks Massacre 1,300, Report London.—Charges that 1.300 Christ ian women and children were taken by the Turks from Samsun, on the Black Sea, to the interior and massacred near Kavak are contained In a telegram received by the Greek Defense commit tee here from Archbishop Metaxakis, Greek patriarch of the church. Blair Uncorks Big Producer Casper, Wyo.—Completion by the Blair Oil company of its well No. 42-A in the Lost Soldier field is the most important development reported from the Carbon county, Wyo., oil fields. Production is estimated at 1,500 bar rels daily. Bar Association Plans Completed Laramie, Wyo.—Plans are being completed for the annual meeting of the State Bar association to be held in Laramie June 14. 15 and 16. Idaho Stare Close Convention Wallace, Idaho.—Blackfoot was se lected as a meeting place for 1923 of the Grand Chapter <rf Idaho of the Order of the Eastern Star, at the chap ter session here. Dedicate Memorial to Key Baltimore. —A national memorial to Francis Scott Key, author of the “Star Spangled Banner,” was recently dedi cated by President Harding on the site of Fort McHenry, where in 1813, hung the flag to which the anthem was writ ten during an attack by a British fleet. NEW RAIL WAGE CUT IS ORDERED CLERKS AND SIGNAL MEN BEAR BRUNT OF RAIL BOARD’S RULING $21,000,000 IS REDUCTION Slash Averages From Two to Six Cents an Hour Effective July 1; Sta tionary Firemen Are Also In cluded in Decision Chicago.—Pruning nearly $27,000,000 from the annual payroll of 825,000 rail way employes, by cutting clerks, signal men and stationary firemen from two to six cents an hour, the United States railroad labor board announce another wage slash, bringing total reductions under the board’s orders up to $185,- 000,000, beginning July 1. The clerks were cut three and four cents an hour, according to their class ification, the signal men five cents and the firemen two cents. Release Ballots Approximately 1,200,000 railway em ployes will share the total reduction, which lias brought vigorous protests from every union organization involved and will result in a strike vote of 10 railway labor bodies. The voting already is under way in seven unions and the other three af fected by this order, are expected to mall their ballots immediately. TWENTY ARE ARRESTED IN MINE DISORDERS Utah National Guardsmen Make Clean up Following Slaying of Deputy Sheriff Salt Lake City, Utah. —Twenty men alleged to have participated in the at tack on a train near Standardville, which resulted in the killing of Deputy Sheriff A. P. Webb and the wounding of H. E. Lewis, have been arrested by members of the four units of the Utah National Guard, which have estab lished martial law in the coal mining ureas of Carbon county where miners have been on strike since April 1. The guardsmen also rounded up 800 miners, mostly foreigners, at West Helper and searched them and later their homes for firearms. MEXICO AGREES TO PAY DEBT External Debt of Southern Republic Is $500,000,000 New York.— a plan for adjusting the entire external debt of the Mexican government, the National Railway’s debt of that country and certain so called internal debts held largely out side of Mexico, has been agreed on by the international committee of bankers of Mexico and Adolfo De La Huerta, finance minister of the republic below the Rio Grande. The agreement, which is subject to the approval of President Obregon, covers securities with a face value ex ceeding $150,000,000 In gold, on which the Interest in arrears approximates $200,000,000. Train Wrecked In Striking Auto Manasquan, N. J. —A Pennsylvania railroad passenger train was wrecked at Allaire and several passengers were Injured when the locomotive crashed into an automobile driven by Jerome Stewart, a West Point cadet, who W’as instantly killed. The locomotive left the rails and overturned. Two coaches, filled with passengers, also left the rails but re mained upright. Machine Guns Guard Miners Herrin, 111. —Guarded by two lines of men armed with machine guna, 60 men began the production of coal at the Lester and Sherwood strip mine, six miles east of here. It was the first coal mined In Illinois since the miners strike became effective April 1. Armed sentries guarded the roadways to the mine. Ordered to Fort Sheridan. —Orders to receive 100 pa tients from the eleventh district have been received by Col. Frank Leslie, commandant at the U. S. veterans hos pital nt Fort MacKenzle. The district embraces Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico. Wu Supporter Takes Canton Peking.—The forces of Gen. Chlung- Mlng, supporter of General Wu Pel-Fu, have captured Canton, the capital of the south China government. Tornado Kills Six Glenwood City, Wls. —Four western Wisconsin counties were swept by a tornado, causing six known deaths, in jury to approximately 100 persons and doing damage that will mount well to ward the $1,000,000 mark. Germany Makea Payment Paris. —Germany recently paid the regular monthly installment of 50,000,- 000 gold marks for reparations. De posits aggregating that amount were made In the designated banks In Paris, London and Brussels. TWO ARMED BANDITS ROB BANK AT ROY Desperadoes Make Get-away in Auto mobile; Amount of Money Taken Not Known Lewistown. Mont.—The bank at Roy, 43 miles north of Lewistown, was held up by two armed men and all the money in sight was taken —amount not known. A dozen posses are out after the bandits. While President Fred Stevens, of the First National bank, was alone in the banking room, a masked man entered, and covering the banker with a re volver, went back of the counter and put Stevens In the vault. The robber then took all the cash In sight, amount ing, it is estimated, to about $2,500 In Liberty bonds, and left In a car driven by a companion. The man who entered the bank neg lected to remove his mask as he came out and persons on the street, seeing this, ran into the bank and released Stevens. A car was obtained and Stevens and four other men, one being A. L. Mc- Kane, manager of a lumber yard, start ed in pursuit. After a chase of 35 miles, the pursuers came close to the robbers, who were fixing their car, and hailed them. The robbers instantly opened fire at a distance of 75 yards, shooting Me- Kane through the left shoulder. The Roy posse started back fcr Grass Range to get medical aid and by the time the sheriff could get out to the scene of the encounter, the robbers had gone on. Every road Is guarded by posses, but it is thought the robbers will abandon their car and take to the timber. 300 DROWN AS FLOOD SWEEPS SAN SALVADOR Two Rivers Merge Into One Following Two-Day Tropic Rain and Claim Heavy Toll San Salvador, Republic of Salvador. —Three hundred persons are known to have been drowned and many persons are missing following an abnormal rise in the Acelhaute and Arenal rivers, which overflowed their banks and Joined together In one stream, inundat ing the Candelaria district of this city. Several houses were swept away by the raging torrent. The bodies of 300 men, women and children already have been found. The flood was caused by a two-day tor rential rainfall. The government has sent a relief ex pedition here to succor people In dis tress. A large subscription list has been started for the relief of the suf ferers. Save Slayer From Mob Jackson, Mich.—George Straub, an ex-convlct, who confessed to the slay ing of M*rs Alice Mallett, matron of the Florence Crittenden home here, was saved from a threatening crowd that surrounded the county jail, when Sheriff Larrabee disguised the prisoner as a city fireman, removed him from the building by a rear entrance and whisked him out of the city in an au tomobile. Opposes Delay on Tariff Washington. Senate Republican leaders who are opposed to the plan of Chairman McCumber of the finance committee to sidetrack the tariff bill for the soldiers’ bonus have the Rup .port of President Harding. The ex ecutive, It was stated officially at thr White House, regards tariff legisla tion as most Important and worthy of the undivided attention of the senate. Favors Ban Against Masked Parades Chicago.—A recommendation that Ku Klux Klan parades and public dem onstrations be prohibited within ’ the city limits If the participants appear masked was made by unnnlmouffßrote of the council judiciary committee. The committee also refused to bar the exhibition of the motion picture films here of Roscoe Arbuckle, the comedian. Woman in Judicial Race Cleveland. —Judge Florence E. Allen of Cleveland will be a candidate for nomination to the supreme court of Ohio. Judge Allen who was the first woman elected- to the common pleas bench in Ohio Ir the first woman to run for the supreme court In this state. If not In the country. U. 8. Exports Decline Washington.—America’s export trade suffered another decline during May, dropping *rom the total of $318,000,000 reported for April to $308,000,000. Im ports, however, increased in May to $254,000,000 as compared with $217,- 000,000 In April. Fire Damages Lumber Mill Tacoma. —Fire originating from an explosion in the engine room of the Mineral Lake Lumber company plant at Mineral, 40 miles southeast of here, destroyed the mill and lumber, at an estimated loss of $300,000. Buy $12,000,000 Ranch Los Angeles.—An English syndicate headed' by the Duke of Argyll, has bought the Buttonwillow ranch com prising 100,000 acres in the San Joa chim valley for a consideration of $12,- 000. T he KITCHEN | CABINET; Copyright, 1922. We«tern Newspaper Union. Provision is the foundation of hos pitality, and thrift the fuel of magni ficence.—Sir P. Sidney. SOMETHING YOU WILL LIKE When you have roast lamb the nexl time, try tills sauce to serve with It: Orange Sauce. Take one-half cupful of gravj from the roast, add twe tablespoonfuls of flout and brown sauce, adt the Juice of two and the rind of one orange grated, or the peeling, boiled in water live minutes, then removed and cut In strips. Add one-half cupful or more of boiling water, suit, cayenne and the juice of a lemon. Serve hot. Caramel Sponge.—Soften ne-fourth of a package of gelatin in one-fourth of a cupful of water. Brown one-half cupful of sugar, then add one cupful of boiling water, stir until dissolved, add the gelatin and stir over Ice water until it thickens. Have ready two egg whites beaten stiff, add them to the gelatin mixture; continue beat ing until stiff. Turn Into a mold. Serve with thin cream. Glazed Tongue.—Wash and soak the tongue over night. In the morning place it in a kettle with cold water to cover. Bring to the simmering point and cook at that temperature for several hours until the tongue Is very tender. Set away to cool In Lie liquor. When cold remove the Rkln from the tongue and trim. Fasten the tin and end together with a skewer and lay in n mold. Heat three cupfuls of the liquor, add one cupful of tomatoes, a bay leaf, a slice of onion, salt and pepper as needed, twelve cloves, one or two allspice, and simmer for twenty mlnuteß. Strain and add one ounce of gelatin which has been sof tened In a little water. Then cover the tongue and set away on Ice to harden. Unmold and garnish with olives and parsley. Club Salad. —Take one and one-half cupfuls of cooked chicken, twelve slices of bacon, three tomatoes and lettuce. Arrange the lettuce on Indi vidual plates, place on each a peeled tomato, a little diced cooked bacon and Rome mayonnaise dressing, top with some of the chicken, more mayon naise and a sprig of parsley. Around the dish, spoke fashion, arrange four or six tiny toast pointß. Baked Com With Clams. —Take one can of minced clams, one cupful each of canned corn, dry bread crumbs, one cupful of milk, two tablespoonfuls of butter, one teaspoonful of salt, pepper, onion salt and paprika to taste. Mix the Ingredients except the butter, put in to a buttered baking dish and cover with bits of butter over the top. Bake one-half hour. Fresh corn may be used. Ah, what would the world be to us. If the children were no more? We should dread the desert behind ue Worse than the dark before. EVERYDAY C-OD THINGS For luncheon or supper or for break fast or any other meal the good old popover Is still popular. Popover s.— Beat two eggs until very light, add gradually seven-eighths, o f a cupful of milk. An easy way to measure this is to till a cup full then take out two tablespoonfuls, If your cup is net marked In eighths; now add one cupful of flour, one-half tea spoonful of salt and beat vigorously for two minutes with an egg beater, then add a teaspoonful of melted but ter and pour Into well-greased gran ite cups on det:p gem pans to bake in a moderate oven. Cheese Soup.—Scald one quart of milk, add a slice of onion, a blade of mace and a pepper pod. Melt two tablespoonfuls of butter In a sauce pan, add two tablespoonfuls of flour and when well blended add the milk, remove the seasonings and cook un til creamy. Just before serving add one-half cupful of grated cheese, two egg yolks well beaten, salt and pep per to taste; stir until the cheese Is melted. Serve at once. Princess Dessert. —Whip one pint of heavy cream, add Rugnr to sweeten and a few drops of almond to flavor. Moisten small bits of cake with orange juice, or any canned fruit juice will do, adding. If the orange Is used, some of the grated rind. Put a layer of the cream In n glass bowl, then a layer of crumbs and a few cubes of jelly, more cream and cake until all Is used. Garnish with cubes of Jelly and chill before serving. A few nuts will add to the food value of this dish without destroying Its appear ance. Spring Salad. —Slice tomatoes and cucumbers and place them on head lettuce that has been well chilled. When serving time comes, pour over n French dressing, using five table spoonfuls of oil, two of tarragon vinegar and one-half cupful or less of Roquefort cheese. Stir until well "blended, adding salt and red pepper as needed. If the cheese Is not enjoyed that may be omitted, adding a teaspoon ful of Worcestershire saucs and a few drops of tabasco. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 1922. Brief News Notes From All Parts of Wyoming (Wmurn N«w«p»p«r Union Nrn Sarrica.) A destructive fire broke out in Han na Friday and burned until the plant at the No. 2 mine had been destroyed. James Hamilton, a miner, 51 years old, who came to Rock Springs from Scotland, was drowned lu the river at that place recently. Debts totaling nearly $250,000, com pared with assets amounting to only $4,000, were listed by Mrs. Etta M. Ir win of Cheyenne In filing a voluntary bankruptcy petition with the clerk of the Federal Court at Cheyenne. Plat of the organized town of Hunt ley, Wyo., whs recently filed with the county clerk at Torrington. The loca tion of the townslte is one of the most Ideal on the Nort Platte extension of the Union Pacific railway and is in the heart of the best section of irrigated land In the North Platte volley. Call for bids has been issued by County Clerk Willard S. Doane at Sheridan for the construction of an elghteen-foot paved road to connect the city paving with the Big Horn ce ment road, a distance of 1,010 lineal feet. Estimates on bitulithls paving and on concrete paving are to be asked. The largest gas compression plant in the world is now functioning at Salt Creek ns a result of completion by the Midwest Refining Company of the sec ond unit of the plant, giving It a capac ity of 20,000,000 feet of gas a day, or a total dally output of 150,000 gallons of gasoline. The new unit employs 200 men. Decision to hold a county fair in Sheridan again this year has been defi nitely reached. The county commis sioners have appropriated $3,000 for the fair on the condition that the butUness men and Commercial Club appropriate a like sum. Committees are now out securing pledges from the business men. Fur his heroism and courage In kill ing George Heard, Shoshoni bad man, after he himself had been severely wounded by the man he was trying to arrest. Deputy Sheriff Fred'Northern of that town is to be promoted. Carl Jackson, federal prohibition director for Wyoming, has offered Northern a position as an operative working out of Cheyenne. Plans for a elxty-six-mile service line to transport electrical power from the Cody dam at Cody to Greybull* with an extension from Greybull to Ba sin is now under consideration at Ba sin. The power at Greybull Is to be used by the Midwest Refining Com pany, while it is planned that the power conveyed to Basin will be used In lieu of a new municipal light and power plant. Thomas E. Tnbb. his wife and S. S. Magnuson are dead and two other per sons, Including Deputy Sheriff John McPherson, are seriously wounded as a result of a battle at Orin Junction recently, between Tubb, the officers and citizens. Mrs. Tubb was slain by her husband, who is believed to have become suddenly insane. Tubb wa killed by an unknown resident o Orin and the three others were wounded by Tubb. The board of county commissioners has appointed a committee of citizens, with Otto Gramm as chairman, and with H. R. Ingham, J. M. Christensen, H. A. Gish, J, H. King, Stanley Ed wards and F. A. Holliday as his asso ciates, to have charge of the county fair to be held at Laramie just prior to the state fair at Douglas, and the commissioners have voted a handsome donation to the expenses of the under taking. A Jury In the District Court nt Lara mie found that Mrs. Louisa Rosin r -wb dow of the late Albert Rosin, was mentally incompetent to handle her affairs, and Judge Tldball of the Dis trict Court will appoint a guardian. By direction of Attorney General Walls, following an investigation he made recently, the county commis sioners of Hot Springs county de clared a vacancy in the county attor ney’s office. On motion unanimously carried, Fred Wyckoff was appointed to fill the unexplred term of Major John L. King, who has been absent from the county for some time. It Is claimed that King's present where abouts is unknown In Thermopolis. D. D. Zack of Rock Springs is all smiles these days, and lie has very good reasons for wearing one that will not come off. Last year Zack In vested SSO In a lense in the Pacos county, Texas, oil country. Zack for got about It until the other day, when he received a notice for taxes amount ing to $0 on his oil land. He sent the taxes and received a wire from a San Francisco oil company offering him $2,000 per acre for his lease of forty acres, which he promptly accepted. At the request of many citizens of Lander Jules Farlow has undertaken the job of reviving the old Rocky Mountain Roundup Days that years ago made Lander the center of attrac tion for the state on the Fourth of July. The show will be put on July 3 and v and the program will be com pleted early on the evening of the Fourth in order that all who desire may see the performance through and get away In time to attend the cele bration of Ethete, where there will be more riding as well as Indian games and dances the following day.