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More Than Half Million Railroad Men]
Effected by Walkout. Wage iCut
Orders Causo of Action.
Ohicaggo, Oct. 1.-More than half a
million American railroad men were
today ordered to initiate a strike Oc
tober 30 while other unions, whose
memberships brings the total to about
2,000,000, announced unoilcially that
they,'were tonight preparing to follow
suit and make the walk out general on
the same dotes.
Under this program tile tie upl) would
be complete, according to union predle,
tions, by November 2.
The first strike was fixed for 6 a. in.,
October 30, except one Texas line.
w'hoso trainmen were authorized to
go out October 22.
The railroads listed in the first group
on which the strike is to become er
fective touch 42 of the 48 states with
a trackage of 73,000 miles out of the
total United States trackage of ap
proximately 200,000.
The New England states comprise
the group that is virtually untouched
in the 'fI'st w'alk out.
The strike orders were Issued to the
big flive brotherhoods, oldest and most
,powerful of tihe railway unions, and
they speciflcally include mail trains
in the walk out. Their provisions is
structed strikers to keel) away from
railroad property with a warning that
"violence of any nature will not be
tolerated by the organizations."
The strike was announced following
an overwhelming vote said to be up
wards of 90 per cent. favoring a strike
because of a 12 per -ent. wage reduc
tion authorized by e United States
railroad labor boar, July 1, and af
ter It was declared by the association
of railway executives in session here
yesterday that a further reduction.
would be sought by the railroads. It
was said that the strike decision was
made before the announcement of this
further inteiided'cut. Printed instruc
tions for the conduct of the strike
Issued in Chicago were dated yester
day, October 14.
"I fear it will be one of the most
serious strikes in American transpor
tation history," said W. G. Lee, presi
dent of the railroad trainmen, who dur
Ing recent weeks has sent circulars to
his men warning them of the critical
nature of the steps they contemplated.
The country was divided into fqur
I 62522
- .O.B. Detroit
170,000 N
Built with over stre:1
built to withstand the
heavy duty; tested ou1
tion of farm and be
actual test by 17,000
past three years-the]
lived up to every clair
No matter what the f
plowing, disking, ha
baling hay, grindli
water, sawing wood,
ing silos, or any of t]
around the farm, th
only do and do well,
and at less expense.
There are so many
money saving ways
son can be used that
self to get the facts.
the 'Fordson, or writ
grouls, in which\the men were ipro
posed to walk out progressively, one
igroup every 24 hours. 'ho names of
the groups were not mare' public, but
unoffcially the identity of roads in the
frst group to go was learned, subject
to changes, which, union ofmcials -aid,
would be few. This first group Includ
ed some of the country's grcatcnt rail
systems, from coast to coast and from
Canada to the Gulf. These were:
Chicago & Northwestern, Texas &
'Pacific, Kansas City Southern, Ienn
sylvania, Missouri Paciflc, Interna
tional & Great Northern, Southern Pa
cific (Atlantic and Pacific lines),
.Southern railway, Louisville & Nash
ville, St. Louis Southwestern (if Tex
as lines included, not stated), Chicago,
Milwaukee & St. Paul (lines east and
west), Northern 'Pacifc, Chicago, Rock
Island & Pacific, 'Seaboard Air Line,
Erie, Chicago Great Western and Vir
ginian railway.
The unions issuing the strike call
today were: Brotherhood of Railroad
Trainmen, Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen and Eniginomen, Order of
Railway Conductors, 'Brotherhood of
Locomotive Egineers, Switchmen's
Union of North America.
The I1 other organizations, whose
chiefs have bee nin. session here, said
un)oflicially that they would join the
strike, are: Sheet Metal Workers' In
ternational alliance, Internitional As
sociation of Machinists, Brotherhood
of Railway and Steamship Clerks,
Freight Handlers, Express and Station
Employees, 'Brotherhood of Stationary
iFiremen and Olers, Brotherhood of
IRailway Signalmen of America, United
Brotherohod of Maintenance of Way
'Employees and Railr9ad Shop Labor
ers; Order of Railroad Telegraip'hers,
'Brotherhood of Railway Camen of
Ameica, International Brotherhood of
'Electrical Workers, International
Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron
Shipbuilders and Helpers of America,
#International Brotherhood of Black
smiths, Drop Morgers and .Helpers.
Five hundred general chairmen of
the big four brotherhoods and the
Switchmen's 'Union of America-were
on their way home tonight from a
week's conference in Chicago with the
signed authorizations for a strike in
their pockets.
No furthdr orders will be necesstary,
the brotherhood chiefs said, 10 call out
railroad workers on every big line
gth in every pr
constant strai of
under every condi
It work, and put to
owners during the
tordson Tractor has
ni made for it.
arm task-whether
rrowing, threshing,
ig feed, pumping
pulling stumps, fill
ie many other jobs
Fordson will not
but quicker, easier
different time and
[n which the Ford.
you owe it to your
Come in and see
e or phone for the
l10P. Dealer
in the country. Grand officers of the
brotherhoods left for Cleveland to-,
Printed instructions were handed
every signal chairman to govern the
men's conduct. These authorized a
progressive 'walkout, the :lrst at 6 a.
in. October 30, to be followed by the
other three secret groups each 24
hours October 31 and November 1 and
2. 1Every chairman carried in a scaled
package ,a code word for use if the
strike Is called off. In event of re
ceiving the code from headquarters,
each chairman is to open his packet
to identify the word.
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* *
* Lnuren4 City Schools *
* *
* * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Pupils are lighly Distinguished who
attain an average of 95 or more on
schl6arship, with 100 on attendance,
punctuality and deportment; pupils
are distinguished who attain an aver
age of 90-95 on scholarshih, with 95
or more on attendance, punctuality
and deportment.
Eleventh Grade - Iighly Distin
tguished, Louise Smith, Sarah Eliza
Swygert; Distinguished, Rebecca
Adams, 'Williani Albright, Marion
Blackwell, Doranl Bramnlett, 'Margaret
Coleman, Martha -Dula, Lois Fuller,
Allie Gosnell, Toccoa (Iray, Eula Mae
Martin, (race Taylor, Ilerman Taylor,
Martin Teaguc.
Tenth Grade--Ilighly Distinguished,
Sarah Katherine ilarksdale; Distin
guished, -IAonine liinley, Roy Uaston,
Ray Goodwinl, IEllen I Langslon, Winti
fred Sitgreaves, Ruth Sullivan, Wyatt
Waldrop, Maude Wofford.
Ninth (rade-iistinguied, Janie
Holmes Davis, .Mary Goodwin, Kather
tie Hicks., Sidney Holmes, Norine Mar
tin, Louise McCord, Minnie Patton,
Paul Philpot, Rose Rosenthal, Sara
Senn, 'Hilda Taylor, Kirk Taylor, Ruby
Todd, Thomas 'Wofford.
Eighth Grade, Section A-Distin
tguished, Willie K. Baldwin, Zell
Blakely, James Machen, Inez Motes,
James C. Pinson.
'Eighth Grade, Section B.-Highly
Distinguished, (Harold Hudgens; Dis
tinguished, Grace Gwin, Orrah Lou
Eighth Grade, 'Section C-1Highly
Distinguished, Cothran McCravy; Dis
tinguished, lorace Nichols, Elizabeth
Thompson, Layton Waldrep, Perrin
Wright, Frank Roper.
Seventh Grade, Section A-Highly
Distinguished, Logare Blackwell. Coll
yar -Barksdale: Distinguished, Hugh
Coleman, Samuel Paulsen, Billy Bolt,
Thomas Hamilton, Samuel Fleming,
Rhett Busby; Lucile Hawkins, Augusta
McClintock, Callie (Hill, Sarah lCheek,
Frances Blakely.
Seventh Grade, Section D.--Highly
,Distinguished, 'Bruce Thompson, liar
lowe Mahaffey, Martha Power; Distin
guished, Charles 'Rosenthal, Ciecl Sil
livan, )Pinckney Sullivan, Mittie Lee
Martin, Amaryllis Smith. Harriet
Sixth Grade, Section A- i git y D's
tinguished, Mary HallI: Distinguished,
Laura Vance Jone.3, Wilie, Crews,
Jones Martin, Dalias Dlendy.
'Sixth Grade, Sect fi---Ostint
,guished, Annie Power, Mary Reidl,
Fannie Rosenthai, Cer-:ruid Temple
man, Margaret Wasson, P'awnee Wat
'F'ifth Grade, Section A-None.
'Fifth Grade, Section f--Highly Dis
tinguished, Irene Todd; Distinguished,
'Martin Miller, Jack Wysong, Frances
Switzer, Antoinette Moore, Mary D)ell
Fourth Grade-Section A--Highly
Distinguished, 'Dorothy Norwood; Dis
tinguished, Margaret Cheek, Marion
-Hipp, 'Loera Miller, Harold JMont
Fourth Grade, Section 71-Distin
guished, Clarence 'Philpot, C. TP.
Squires, Joutis Wham, Mary Ellen Ow
ens. Elma 'Power, Mary Helen Vincent.
Third Gr-ade, lection A-Ifl3stin
guisqhed, Jack Balle, Joe Hou-gh, Emi
ly Bhabb.
Third Grade, Section Bl--Distin
guished, Margaret McCravy, Sarah Rid
die. Dorothy Sitgreaves, Loutise Smith,
Loutsc Taylor, 'Clemicgene Teagute,
Charles Vincent, .Haskell Randers. Joe
Isid, Clyde Ray.
Se( and Grade, Section A-4Distin
guished-Mary Clarence Blrnnlett,
Laura fla'bb, Martha Susan Biriggs,
Charles Crews, James Davis, Harriott
Gray, 'Roberta 'Holmes, Ambrose Hlud
gens, Dorothy 'Humbert, ifBilly Lancas
Second Grade, Section 'BTighly
Diatiniguished, Maudaline ,Sullivan,
Mary Elizabeth Squires; Distinguished,
Jessie Carroll Millet-, John H. Mont
gomery, Harold Poole, Inez Temple
man, Charles Taylor, JAwton Vincent,
Samuel Wilkes,
L~aurens Mill1 School
Fourth Grade--Distngished, 'Mar
garet 'Br-own, 'Ruby -Monroe.
Third Grade-Ilighly D~istinguished,
JEimer 'Davis, -James Word; Distin
guished, Lavinia Boedell, Bertha Mar
Jar, Joe flose, Lylla Snoddy, Alma Tem
spleton, Second Gr1dde-Itinguished,
'Lore. iBusby, IEivira Cannon, Bleulh
'Davis, Omna Davip, ibois Martin, Goldie
There's a -D - i.e.
Anthropologists say that London is
becoming a city of the round-headed,
but this does not indicate a revival of
the ideas entertained by the Round
heads of Oliver Cromwell's day.--Bos.
ton Transcript.
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Betwee the So
No r t h bou n d
No. 36 No. 138 No. 38 No. 30
12.00Night 11.30AM 12.30 noon,
12.10AM 11.40AM 12.40PM 4.00PN
6.15AMI 4.50PM 5.50PM11 9. 3 5P1N
7.35AM 5.55PM ).55PM 10.40PN
10.05AM 8.05PM 9.05PM 12.55AN
ll.45AM 9.20 PM 10.201PM 2.20AIN
1.05PM 10.29PM 11.20PM 3.23A'Y
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4.15AM 11.13AM 12.20PM 4.05PM
4.35AM 11.24AM 12.35PM 4.17PM
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Nos. 37 and 38. NEW YORK & NE%
Now Orleans, Montgomery, Atlanta, Washie
Club car. Library-Observation car. No ca
Nos. 137 & 138 -ATLANTA SPECIAL
Washington-San Francisco tourist sleeping
San Francisco-Washington tourist sleeping
Dhnncar. Coaches.
Mos. 35 & 36. NEW YORK, WASHI
Orleans, Montgomery, Birmingham,. Atlant
Note: Nos. 29 and 30 use Peachtree 5
Notes Train No. 138 connects at Was.
leaving Washington 0.15 A. M. via Penna .9
The Double Trae
"Calling Over the Coals."
Our forefathers had a custom of
requiring a guilty person to endure
the ordeal of the burning plowshare,
or hot embers, and from this Is sprung
our modern phrase, "to call over the
coals," meaning to reprimand severely.
- -e
.10, and Waslingtor
. IV T*erm-inal Station (Cent. Timea) or.
I lv Peachtree Station (Cent. T:rne) ar
I or GREENVILL.E, S.C. (East. Time) v
I or High Point, q. C. IV
I ar R~aleigh,~N~C. 1
ar NorTJkCVa. iv
or Richrnond, Va. Iv
I ar NALTMORE, MD., Penna. Sys. iV
ar NEW YORK, Penna. System Iv
ORLEANS LIMITED. Solid Pullman train. Dr,
iston and New York. Sleeping car northbound be
Drawing room sleeping cars between Macon, Col
car southbound. Dining car. Coaches.
AL Drawing room steeping cars between Birminj
car northbound. Sl.,epnk car between Richnonj
and Washingon tnd Now York. Dining car. C
Nret Station oni at Atlanta.
4ington with "C&LONIAL EXPRESS," through tr
| Trunk Line Between Atlanta, Ga. a
You will find every ,membea
of the family loyal to the car
It is serviceable alike for aE
ages and ali demands, whe thei
business, family or social.
l. gasolime consumption is unusually o
The tire mileage Is unusually high.
Sterby Motor (
e Square Phon,
Habitual Constipation Cured
in 14 to 21 Days
"LAX-FOS WITH PEPSIN" is a specially,
prepared Syrup Tonic-Laxative for Habltual
Constipation, It relieves promuptly but
should be taken regularly for 14 to 21 days
to induce regular action. It Stimulates and
Regulates. *Very Pleasant to Take. 60e
per bottle.
Sand New York
South bound
No. 29 NO. Z'7 No. 137 No. 35
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twing room stateroom steeping cars betwears
tweon Atlanta and Richmond. Dining car.
unmbus, Atlanta. Washington and haw York.
rham, Atlanta, Washington and New York.
and Atlanta southbound. Observation car.
Drawing room eleeping car betwsen New
asn to Boeten ete sMI Cate bridge Rourh
rid Washington, D. C.
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