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FORDg WLL CLOSE
BIG MOTOR PLANI HIUNDRED AND FIVE THOUSAND EMPLOYES TO BE THROWN OUT OF WORK. ACCOUNT OF FUEL SITUATION in Addition Several Hundred Thous and Other Workers Will Be Affected. Detroit, '\lic.- Industry the colin try over "must throw up its hands in surrender" within a few weeks, if Ill rail and coal strikes contiue. Ileury Ford declared in announcing tli dei-i cision of the Ford Motr. omimny to close its plants here and in inany otlher cities September 16 hecaise of the fuel bituation. ir. Ford held financial interes-ts re sponsible for the industrial tie-up, de claring the "mony haron were man ipulating tho laibor unions ind the pith lie officials., ta t e aid noatiornal. were iai potent in the crisis. The strikes would end. he cotin ued, "whei tih ma jority of the people are cold anl hungry enough to re Hort to drsti. action.'' "Continuancie of thiew, disturbances to the eclionmic life of the nation is duo simply to the greoid and avarice of Wall Street." .r. Ford asserted. adding th:11 these interests "dominat ed the railrol:, copi mines and public utilities of the cointry." The dead lock In strike negotiations Indicated, hie decla red. the existenein of a "plot to unloald the demoralized and rundown railroads on tihe govern. I ment at their own price and to mulh the people throtigh excessive priies. Eiployes of the Ford Motor coi pany throughout the country to b without jobs after Soptember 16, will number about 105.000I. In addition several I urnd red thous. and other workers employed in the: Industries furnishing ma"iteritals for the Ford planis will be affecteod. Ilenry Ford gave these figuires in t announcing that it.s thrceo big moto, plants located1 in Dtirolt suiburcbs- and 1 his asseniblyingz plaun's thi-oughont the country wobili he cls-d on that (ate, hecauise of Ilh(, (oIl shiortage. The annotimnuermont was the most severe blow thit inadua strial Dotroit ( has s-us-toinhd since the industrial de- t pression of Iwo year ago. It. mens tl ciordiMg to lir. Fold that 75,000 men I employe(d In the Highland Park, Rivei 0ou0ge and Dearborn plants of the coimany hero will bo without work. I TI irty thousal ot erts are now work.. I Ing in thi' arios- assmbhiling plants t seattered th r1 otuglout thi -ountry also % will be thrown out of omployment. How long thll noachineiry in the Ford plants- is to lhe stilled will de pend entirely tipon te coal su)ply of a the future, the DOtrott mainufaettiror sid. The s-tateomentI issued by Mir,. Ford Proposing the1 shutdown was thet story of his losing fight during the f last month to insure- a fuel supply suHf- s fIt-lent to keep his workers at theirt machines. -Mr. F-or-d declared that he "had not the remotest idea" when the plants cotild be respened. It was announn-ed that the anrmalI consutm ptIon of coalI in the Ford iduit-h's Is 3.800O tons and atlthiouigh de lining to state (ho amount on hanil at thtis time~ offic-laIs said it wouldi he imoposible to it mr 'than keep thei furnatce-s and ovens warm." French Ship Goes to Bottom. L'Orien t. Frrnce. --- Thei hattles-hip France, 23.000 tons, one of the prides of the French navy, struck a rock oft Quiheron haty in the daorkness of eat ly morninlg and went to the bottom in 75 feet of water-. All but threie of the 900 officers and men of the crow wore resc-ued from rafts and lifeboats launched from the battles-hip beifore she took her final plunge. The wreckedl wars-hip. which was one of four- French hattles-hips of the first line, was returnting from night mnaneuv-ers to her auncharatgc at. P'ort Hlaliguen, whten s-le ran on a hiden rock lyinig 25 feet below the suriface. A great gash wat torn in the stIee'l hull of the dreadlnaught. She remained afloat an boutr, giving the crew enougn time for- iscape in boats. Tihen the doomed cra ft slowly -elttied, turned on her side, and wentt idown. Gunboa-ts Ordered to Yanktzl. Peking. --(uinboats of the foreign powers., inicluding the United States steamship Irabel. flagship of hear Ad miral W. HT. (1. llardl, 'onmandling the Amnerican Yaitngtze riverpar, have been ordered to tihe Yiangtze dis trict, with instruct ions to externimnate the bands of dis-organtized soldierts who are firing on foreign mer-chant crafts, Five Killed by Train. Princeton. Ind.--- Five persons were killed and one seriously injured when a Chicago and Eastertn Illinois pas senger train dlemolishedl an autotmo bIle at a street crossing at H-aubstadt. Ind., ten miles smith of lhere. The dead are William Burris, 2S; James L. Bur. ris, his son, 7; Mtrs. hutrries' two-yeatr old daughter: Mrs. C. C. Sellers, 30, *ister of Mr. IBurris, and Evangeline Sellers, 5 years old, daughter of Mrs. Seliers. Mrs. Elora Burris, wife of William Btrris, suffered internal inju ries A. 1 ne or1 wrec'i o express tr 1 resident Harding addressing, joint this .coinry of (eorge J. (ould and NEWS REVIEW OF CURRENT EVENTS Seniority Again Blocks Efforts to Settle the Railway Shopmen's Strike. JERT JEWELL NOT HOPEFUL llinois Miners Resume Work and Profiteers Boost Prices-House Passes Coal Commission Bill -Senate Acts Swiftly on Soldiers' Bo n us Slaying of Mi chael Collins. By EDWARD W. PICKARD SENIOlt'LTY rights were still hiock Ing a settleinent of the railwvy iopinnei's strie as last week lrew to clPse, and though peace elforts were (liniitird, their sues('sS Wis wvOrPse han problemuaticnl iI view of thie unll np~roipsing stiand o(f both siles onl he Cller point in dispue 1. (OIn WedniesO ly the Associntion of WIllway I-,xecu Ives, by i vote of 251 to 4, re.j'eted he proposal of the chiefs of the irotherhoods, neting as inedittors, litl, tihe( strikers be reinstaited Vih elority unlinpaired. Tihe brother tood leaders, after conferring with 1nds (if other rail unions, suggested he possibility of separate aIgret'lients pith the ratilroias. anl tie exectiiIves nid Ihey w.ould test ile siicerity of hits proposal, but with tih( dllitint1 nlerstaidiiig that aly indivilual eittIleient wvoid have to conformu to tie tindeirstadifling of seniilority reached lite general sessionl of thle e'xecu-. Ives. Most of the railroapds ailso ie uise to atgree to take bacpik all of thle talkers, as5 conisistenitly denlande~itd by he uion1. Hert M. Jew'ell, spoPkesmanIY for the ri ke'rs, wits p&essitiste as' toS a4 iitPiene ul siettIlemuent. Ile 1issued ai state-C lienit saying: "The assoe(ilat ion of rilwny e'x.cui I ves hats olosed( thle dloor. 'The uions11 uPVit'vei'terd everyQ conicessin withIn 'asion to end1( the str'Ik( and)4 to savef li'e ~pile fromo nt breatkdoPwn of tra~pns mriPtatlion, but the atssoclatllon hins nuclet none14. Oni the 'ontrartiy It hais, iiee the strike be(epnn, raised Pan eni I rely tiew..' and I ireevan rt Issue of Its >wni-senio4rI ty ;i ani by Its refutsatl toP 'ev'ede fromn its pitS ion hias made4k a aPt t(emet'P impib5Sle ait thit s timpe. l'hie resIponsIbIlIty for w..hat w~ill hap Pen) now~' rests wholly upon It. "'lThe shPop ('rnift emplo Iiyee's voctedr in iPne f'or ai st rIk to4)(5 stbl ish a lving wag ie andlc decenlt wor'king coniditliins. l'he~ assO('0laton of ri'P lay' e'x'cut Ives have' now'. vo'ted foir a lopckoupt toP smiash51 unlonism on t he rai'ropads ando to elunintte (ollectiv.e ba rgaininag fr'oii thle indulst ry. "Tihie -it1t0).4 sria'k Iing empjl oyees ne eP'Plt thle challIIenge (of theP P55 issll ation). WVe redoubphle (Pla efforts, conitlenttt or inill Iion Piiuimblers to) give thIelir moraI aind fianctial sua~Port to. thme strlkting shoipmen~'l. IItatttibutotes to "'thae smantl butt iipwerfulI g~routp of banik('rs w. hc conitrol It the i Pinnces or the i'aitlroads"' the adhpopin (f flI ' p lley by ite ri'nl roads or "'hItter aitiigoilsn to th)elP or1galnIiations of thle wiorkheris." 'eaas sIPIs heII(ve, PPIPmely, Shot It''re Is a deliber'ate4 plano to de~stro'y Ite unins, MPst of thIe slprd Ic straikets (of broPthe4rhood tu'n soan camt toia n t cnd, but ist wee4'k t he Souithern ra'Ilroad was badly lIed tup by w.ailkoutls of tralin antd engie lnen. Th'le sluionlE bQcame so4'5 ser'1ius thagt thet supet'in Iitedent of maiI s In thae sotSher'n is tict hpannIed to1 hantdle maths bym toPrtrucik servIce, wi.'ththe11. IpossibuIIty. of enlin lon the IOI army to) hand1e4 n iti protect the trucks. Secretory of War' WVeeks said(1 he dId not helleve the audminuistrentlon wouald mauke fuirther attempts t) set tIe the railwuay strIke, atlnd aded "The government Is not going to p~er. milt tra~nsportaulti service to break down." ~i. M .. . . .. ... till at Gary, Ind., wh-Iich wase. saidl~ to b1 ssiott of cong ress on indlustrial situni Is niew wife tit Denuiville, Franle. C"^ """L ""les n operators of 11h li10 vehed fin a1greeinlent onl the( lines of that adopted at Clevelanti, OhW III(n Winning all their Contentions. Ilroducetionl waxl resulnel fit once, but: inl thalt State its vlsewhere, and ats was 1t) he VXpe1cted, thle profiteers t1. alo reosinnled anid prices beganl to C1111nh. lo thle dismay of thle consumler's Promn Various sources protests against tIs revached thle authorities In Wash. Ingtoll. Congress, having biven urged It(- action by President IIla rd Iinig, shlowell It was alive to thle Sittuntion. T'he house took up the admfinistratilon illi for at coal cornmission reported rrotn the commtittee onl interstate mnd foreignl Coml)rnerce and speediHly passed it, only reducing thle salari-es of the, -nnnlsloners fromt $10,000 to $'7.500 ind fthe appropriattion for Its expenses Crom) $500,000 to $0.300,000. In a(n eord 11nice with the desire of the Pr1esi tent, the hl prohhIbts the appoint ment of any operator or miner as it ineinhr. In the senite a sulnilar bill Iit rod it (1ed by Semtur Borah was passed, and the two measures went to conference for adjustinent of the sniiall ditTerences. Negthittions for the sittlement of the nthrlite strike were broon off. their l'falure seemning to be comnplete. 0111101a1 statementsx indienlted thalt the d11r1-1tioll of it contraet li d the Sul Iiin to ar'bitraition of any differ eneeCs were the 811tu1Inhlin blocks that voli nothelid overvore by the neg1ola torh. (Ipresentatives of the nine wI vorkvrs insistv(I upon t l I t nta t it thep oldl wnge, rate, to extend to April 1, 1024,. while the operator would nlot agree to it continuntion of te oli aetieong than iext April. The iivs uintalined their stand ninitst arbitiation. J ( ) I IN SII[ANeK, seretary of th tlIIs (an ithor asseibly of SiouIix City, il ., Is uthority for the stae Ien(1t 1that phis tIonr inntiIngI, for at general 'o atio-il strik of Iaordn 1rgani: st the eed theel lenctin th onill Ploflt the Apnt-a Fledrtio of y eLb or tor call s a tiele. Probabl thist nee snot he11 fearedQ(1 whlie the torflelcosiervatv tolrnetrennin fr couitntl of the otnell.i loweveor, the at iveictie of the led trandt rIe were inreang.I Lati wee thoe sI111h1iroi divsurbers held1( a11 rater sver nreencehi tll IW~in 11err1(ie lco ut, tlicigan.I t Aederal 1,nd state agientsI( o just ter wtchd othn arew toy and211 thelaIno ofd a i how1ser andonlyr 171 were cApril. JiiIX .FstAe, oertr of theed ('rt, wa, s aetedIny Chfo tesatuch liedI prpgad ways seiedan tlihe irgiitrs sai the hadbroken up1 ah i'(Ctin wihi'i the irAiitrie. has . 'erh befor been used was11 81i rtok~ed .ginst allthpisoners. It las feimore the tose Pasor' Stoke.Atle pletedvt in t he'tiini ovthrow 1(iof the (overnmer' hoedr tle es vtaient of Si iETl who1 'l 1 CI are ppoede to the. ivnuhoelast w eek, 10C i ror ls thiey' merlywer(1 a hurryroeget thlfroughii wi( t life hilen ; o home.I' Wi Anyhow, themy fwer lospi tatthen sen1'a broke(1 its' spreed2a records bn aoptig the(' finfll commltte7 aeenugt. andl Iaing up, onrs(ileroftir leaIdi vIi idualtggstinf cango. MTht )tleuer said he 0( dir not heplev the Preslt oued vletit, since the1 gonietins tyhacausedi awr. Icin to s.eek deforelbeenyesedawasbIn moe. *ais t~mbe paoers Imphas on d ther ranin s wat thennarreutehly redeirchii igur tothaerthte pr iialr sena ze in abIci lityl fhe( trxur )1its be( VO('t rin lne ongehr~ ohes goodrl Ii ('hat the efinanin i contiof oft governmen and oppoe otyhe giVlui t~ Inpabe lf ithstandingk t)'elehe yr den whi the houbill no ohimp now ther(y ongress untiil thtte Detmber hre 118n Th('i tdelaythas in ltlirtIg tby th ipu iecnn tlteers atiindinowl Pres(1ident linig in ltter t11o Rel resonrnti t sg l n-.s of .-..l ng...- Th .?:7*s/ ... re.l . . .a o tg pl t . - II tion. 3-Pi rst photograph to reach p1 tc Consent. fin til- letter the l'resh~lnt cc refers it)ol thel unfakvorable effect of the .p qutestiont ft the sole (i' lhlutor onl J11 American ships ()n the subsidy legris. A Intion, 11114 al1so refers it) oppoi tion It whieh hals arisenl to fthe fevature of' C fihe hill which provblevs tax extinptiont N to shippeirs of* freighdt onl Amnerienni ships eriutta III a pert-elnge of the re mloney paid 61or stiehl sh111ipets. The g fatet that It wvIll be. fdilicult to) keep 11 full atitndane during fthe cnalIImi gn a periodl, he( Indictles, also enters hnto c fihe situaltion. 1110RE1 Is somne reasoni to hielleve i T thalt the vivil war InI Chinail isp a1bout over 1111d that thll countr11ly wVIl ble united tIIIt'r ott'e or ainother of thet strong mieni who have bieen lemdling I the facetionls. The coinferences at It -han1ha lead to the predictionl that 0, this manI wvIll be IDr. Stiml Ya-Sen, ltate- W Iy head Of the Sol0Ither governm111ent. b1 P'resident LA Yuain-lilung ha~s aI(he will resign InI favor of Doctor stin If r the parlininent approves, mnd General g Wu, fthe north CiaI mtillitary leade~r, r1 haIs pltlgedm his support to) Stiml's [)of Icy for reor;I-nnizat-ion (if the govern mnent. Ife al~so hats the btekding (it fthe labor araiainndu of 11lae delegations from various cities. TICt'LY nt nutrtyr to thle caulse hie ,a setI'Vid, .Ilivchael Collins, hleut iof - i the Ir-ih Free Sta.tv 31nd comtnllander t of Its nr111icls, was slainl last wee-k bly 11he repuIenn rebels. In% his. death ,1 find that of Gr;Ipifthl Irelandi has lost her two strongest lentIrS, but otfhers t, wvIll endeao-vor to carry onl the worke of est al ishingm. a pgovernmtient and rv-S mtoring pevace. Collins wtith a gualrd9 * ~ f, of it dozwn mnil is niking a our eof isecl t. ionlii i Coulty Cork Iind was i'ltnhushew by a1 party of several hn-it' l(red lvigulrs. The fight Islasyed fill n hour 1111til the .generial fell, Shot through IIIh head. HI e livetd for 1i Iif utll ., 111 erinl g d ri ill iiordeIIs4~g11 janIel~i li I his relver., LI( Collin4s wast tseac y S t hiry y artol(a d w s. soont tbe iried.11 lii a bloved s by101 te'1 444 Free ttr andit h~4igh re.'~V I sec14t byl Ialer44 tireat BrIti.'( Iliea the fsctin of4' the Iish44t'l~ contu tio hto wh(If they141i objected.illiam~ t1 T. Cslgrove I i now tig he adt of4 the I~arihproiioal overnm111(3en.l PRti, it' i4t PI CARE, iinan ad-oer Id 4)'ress at~1 Irle-Due,4) (ELe(it erte andr. e asz ds the( itentIons of1 (lae cionceningiI:: Gemany H24 fle h Francea waIs dete1 irie~ tiemak G r wroeight4~ inteO war and4 hat h4I nee 44's r ish wu l n ant Iwe as 1(14rte4d4 that Frncet wroul not osnt heto mt 4Ioiume ofl any~ hrat4)erso Germany ti un(l4ess (the1 Germa 11In te id mins1' I~5)'the iI R1ur t and k the ( naionl fore141ss are ind i n 11 the hansI f t4V '1Ihe 2 a illis l 114' tlarat(I , 11nnd,''t( omar 10 1w1halt ('np4pensIti France wIill C01 n teat 14411om tis ogii i'ley l'. Ceounceds ais falsel toh1e iclims'e thFre sought IeOtt byti nle ermtteand revegelbut gave('C4 figure to1 (show Brthat Germ any nnd)ii( tha'nher faiur to 1l1ive up tli ihe d)1 eans 141( theS repatlli~ o enn'(1nis. exenuton of~ they treted thel pai-n 'rance, ie Isreat1 11(inin. 1(nding of is IndIst rIsparalyz~ed ndiilts.en "We re rBnly isposued rttoiid Iothe natIos nl e fort to restore (hi'( 11he13 wold.Yoi tW e ko teatt on does r not eigi n at liurwfron1i(1s.hWe wel. ( poley.Wemanty d1lesie'to rematn mnes of tuhaes and14 Ofriethe ftour t fo resumiie wi~i' Itheorienemis of etie c dayiies at andl I'ort V s lt'n. oid 0114ae whut wei wliIsh tor hae ~l Our ruis r-t paoied-in ' they(will le " tllIlC(1O fIls A i monhor soil IGriiiet sought, to rnnee11 an4 Ital44iy 1a1reong to hold a~O ''i)144 cofrec or theNr wnsta 11in5' nodec and t he two Turke (ish lgovern ments11(1 (if ten represenativs there1i15 lon present the(ir resl11(pectiv( e cilaims.~e t'et Ionssib 1114'srition'befor( the me13'-t. Ing,) thei Trkspi have heii almiv lgreat o frunt'e ngnint the 11 Greeksn i Ain r Mtsiior.s Soiet Iusi, yt( s1( Isd l~'Is Igiven a~oid to' il the rkish naital Th frien. W etrin notnen theu iiiii n BRIEF NEWS NOTES : .. gi NHAT HAS OCCURRED DURING f C WEEK THROUGHOUT COUN TRY AND ABROAD p at ENTS OF IMPORTANCE i (i lathered Prom All Parts Of The 1 Globe And Told in Short Paragraphs cc pi Foreign ttl The hotel employees of the capital t ave proclaimed a general strike fol- a wing refusal of their demands for in. ko lusion of a 10 tiper cent tip in all a ills presonted to guests. The guests t re being obliged to cook their own pi leals. IR The unionists in Guatemala have verthrown the government of Presi- A ent Orellana, and the president is ait eeing tho country, says a dispatch A rinted by El Universal Grafico, from of s correspondent at Topachala, Chia- of is, quoting advices received from Gua- is imala. 01 According to a dispatch to the Van mver Daily Province (B. C.), an ex- j dition to Wrangell Island, for Vil iniar Stofansson, sailed from Nome, laska, on the schooner Teddy Bear it I charge of Captain JoG Bernard. b, aptain Bernard expected to be back in ke ome in three weeks. B Despite the efforts of both allied ti )paration commissioners and German Dvernment representatives to reach e. satisfactory conclusion, negotiations ar 3 to Germany's reparations payments $ antinue fruitless. Princess Mary who recently married iscount Lascelles, is being harassed N y camera men almost as much as remier Lloyd George. ti The report in Dublin, Ireland, that it lichael Collins, commander of the Ig 'ish Free State army and the most al utstanding figure in the entire Irish Ituation, had been assassinated, has fo een confirmed. MI The federated labor unions of Havre oi gion have called a twenty-four-hour .neral strike in sympathy with the S1 ietal workers. c< A German engineer named Reimann ui as succeeded in perfecting a process tl Dr coling living trees. It has been w aund that a whole tree can be con- tr letely and permanently colored within arty-eight hours. Anilin dye is used nd fifty grams of it tNgether with 200 iters of water are suficient for one ree. 10 President Acosta and his daughter, o ulay, of Costa Rica, underwent a tc brilling and dangerous experience, but to scaped injury when the engine of a eaplane in which they were passen ers went (lead at an altitude of 1,400 eet, compelling the pilot to make a orced landing at sea. Sq The beautiful pine forest of Castel r lusano, Italy, twenty miles frci Rome, ear Catia, was swept )y a serious a Ire recently. The forest contains a 1 attle erected by the Marcheze Sac- W hetl in the sixteenth century and for- t0 ifiod against the lpirates wvho infested of ho Tyrrhenian coasts. A large section k< f the forest wvas dlestroyedl, but the th astlew as sevedl through a change in n14 he direction of the wind. 01 st Washington--r Representative Hill of Maryland has el dd~ressedl a letter to Secretary Mellon bI eqiuestin.g the immediate removal of 'eeral Prohibition Commissioner ta laynos on the ground that Mr. Hill, Pt e alleged, had been engaged in de- A rauding the government by using and te ausing to be used the official mail Y' ranks of the treasury department for cc ending out personal political propa- m an da. The day of the "flivver" airplane has S< een brought near as the result of thie at ecent succeessful experiments with Lti notorless gliders, Glen H-. Martin, plo- rc leer aviator and aircraft manufactuar- II r of Cleveland, said hero, in an in- at erview, the other day. L A favorable report on the amended somerene bill to regulate expendi- at uires in connection with tho election pt f senators and representatives was A: rdered by the senate election comn nittee. An amazing exhibition of fortitude, L. esoltion and downright gameness on t lhe part of 14-year-old Russell Miller, to ras the main factor in his remarkable of ecovery ftrom an attack of lockjaw, ac ording to the doctors of a WVashing an hospital. 0r Secretary Weeks made putblic the he indings of a special army board hold- at 1g that Lieutenant-Colonel Paul W. at lock, armny air service, shot by for- at ier Judge Jean Day in the latter's re 'klahoma City residence last April, let his (loath "int line of duty." 51 The administration bill for crea. rt on of a federal commission to oh- ir tin all facts possible relating to the St nal industry and on which miners p1 nd operators were denied represen- w' ition, was pased by the house 219 in Democratic leaders are preparing to irry on their determined struggle to Sf tain action by the house on the Muts- re e Shoals proposals pending before it cc tfore the end of the present session, at Chairman Ilorah of the senate labor ,mmittee plans to call up his coal is )mmission bill which the committee, rit is decided to substitute for the Wins- hc >w commission bill recently passed ari p the house. The Borah measure pro 1ees a commission of five tmembers tu investigate the entire coal induse. Si y and make recommendations to con- in ,ess. 01 Lii a. - . . i ''"~~ The bonus bill was Januned betwan mding strike legislation in the sea. e, and hopes for passage before the iddle of next week practically were mnrdoned. The senate has suddenly !cided to give its first attention to rike legislation, temporarily laying ide the bonus. The senate privileges and election lmniittee ha ordered favorably re. orted the Pomereno corrupt practices I, which limits campalign expendi. ires of congressional Candidates in e general elections. Under the bil senatorial 'andidate would not be a* wed to spend more than $10,000 anad candidate for the house not n11 an $5,000. The bill also provides ti iblication and audit of all campaig :counts. Chairman John Barton Payne of the nerican Red Cross left Washington, ill will sail fromt New York on the ajestic to attend a meeting in Paris the board of governors of the League the Ited Cross societies, of which he chairman. The board sessions will hen September 11. )omestic Charged with erinlinal syndicalism ider the Missouri state law Passed the 1919 state legislature, 17 al ged Communists, arrested in the ridgeman raid, demanded an examina In when brought before Justice Roy '. Davis at St. Joseph. The date of amnination has not been set and they e held in the St. Joseph jail under L0,000 bail each. The bonds were not rnished. William Z. Foster, radical leader as arrested here and held for Mich. an authorities for alleged participa. :n in the communist convention at ridgeman, Mich. A warrant charg g Foster with violation of the Mich an anti-syndicalisi law was issued St. Joe. Van 11. Martmell, 72, of New York, rmerly president of the Kelly-Spring. Ald Tire company, died at the home his brother at Springfield, Ohio. Federal and state regulation of coal (ould be abailoned entirely "unless ingress takes immediate steps to set a fuel administration that will have e authority of the law behind it," illiamN W. Potter, state fuel adminis ator declared at Lansing, Mich. Approximately 500 persons formed a ng recently in whoch two women, lleen Clossen, 35, and Sadie B. Pal or, 32, fought with bare fists for the ve of a man. The man, a witness the fray is said to have told the con stants he would throw his affections the winner. Policeman by (lay and robbor by ght has been the existence of John Conners, member of a police auto nad. according to charges lie faced cently at Chicago. Three persons are repo ore injured and more ti isihess district of Ht mnt ip in flames. Te fir have been caused by. gas fumes10 by a cigarette. The Mus >gee fire dlepartmlent was rushed to e tcwn, ablout twenty-two miles irthwest of Haskell. Six buildings. I the east side of tihe main business reet are compl~lete losses. Two men were killed and a third in red at Goose Creek, Texas, when a. arge of dynamite exploded in a acisnmithl shop1. Major Ned Gaynor of Culver Mill ry Academy in Indiana, in Is ca city as one of the leaders of the nlerican National Association of Mas, rs of D~ancing, in session in New )rk City, because thle long skirt dis urages kicking and the erratic move ents of the jazz step. WV. T. Miller, pilot; Harold Thomp,~ n, nmechanician, and the lone pas nger of the seaplane Ambassador Il, at droped from Bight one morning cently near New York, were picked I bly a fishing smack nearly fro: ad almost exhlausted, and landed mig Beach. The International Stewards' ass ion, in session at St. Louis, Mo., -.. obably bar French from all future nerican menus. Six men charfied with beating W. W, mech, 75, farmer, and his dlaughter, rs. Frank Pope, 45, were bound over tile Wake county, N. C., suplerior urt after a hlearing before a justice the peace. 'rie rising tide0 of prosperity has not ly wiped out the unemlploymlent prob rn of a few monthls ago, but has cre ed an actual shlortage of mlen witir Iaccomp~anyin~g increase in wages, cording to Chicago employment and ilway agents and mnanufactuirers. The immigration law has cut of f the pply of unskilled laborers from Eu 'pe whlich formerly drifted to the in aind steel centers, and as a re It three big steel corporations, em Dying nearly thlree hiun dred thousand )rkers, announlced a 20 l)er cent wage crease for all clay laborers in their mnufacturing plants, William Bloldenweck, former United ates sub-treasurer in Chicago, died cently in Hamburg, Germany, ac rding to wvord received by friends Chicago. Irene Castle, tile famous dancer who now Mrs. Robert Treman, was se itusly injured recently when the rso she was riding failed at a jumtp d fell. Mdrs. Jane Elliott Snow, author, lee rer, student and biographer is dead. e died at the home of her daughter Lake Wood, a suburb of Clevelanw., Lio, recently, at the age of 85.