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■ ' i Indianapolis, Now s. A request was made today by Henry War- ; rum. chief counsel of the United Mine Workers’ Union, to postpone! the hearing of the coal strike injunction proceedings for one week, when the case was opened in tile federal court. Assistsnt Attor- j uey General Ames, representing the government, refused tons sent, and the hearing continued. Mr. War rum said he had in l formation tending to show that the matter could be settled out of j court. The questions involved in the case are so important, that i the government cannot consent to delay, said Mr. Ames. Washington, Nov. 8 —Attorney General P.timer conferred today with President Wilson regarding the strike situation. Sixty-four Trams Canceled in Chicago District t'hicago, Nnv. s -The cancelation of 64 trains in this territory was announced today by the railroads to help relieve the demands lor coal. Mine Workers Ordered to Withdraw Strike Order Washington, Nov. 10. The mine worker* were ordered to with- I draw the strike order, was the mandate issued by .Judge Albert B. - Anderson, of the United States court, after a bearing in which the attorneys for the union fought vainly for a chance to present argil uient on the rights of the miners to strike The union was given j until tomorrow, November 11, at 6 p. in., to issue the canc-lat ion j order because many of the union officials were absent. Washington. Nov. It). Indications point to a continuance of tii ■ coal strike, with the miners strongly bulwarked. Says injunction Staggers the Human Mind Washington, Nov. 11. Holding the action of the government, in i its injunction proceedings against the striking coal miners to be so j autocratic as to stagger the human mind, the executive council of i the American Federation of Labor declared tonight in a statement j that the walk out was justified, and promised for the strike the en tire support of organized labor, and asked aid and endorsement for it from the public. “Government fs No Respector of Persons” Washington, Nov. 11. Attorney (funeral Palmer has issued a statement saying the coal strike was a plain violation of the federal statutes and that the government is no respecter of persons in its enforcement of the law, and those who conceive that the resolu lions of conventions or of the officers of any organization, whether iabor or otherwise, are superior to the law of the land will find the m selves mist a ken. Mine Workers Will Obey Court’s Orders Indianapolis, Nov. 11 —Following an all night session the exec (< 'out iuuoil on 1’ulw Four) ■^■NFi YEAR ago today the battlefields of France became silent, the armistice had been signed, and the world awakened as though from an ngl.v dream. On Thanks giving day last year ail hearts were tilled with gratitude that the awful carnage had stopped. We are thankful that the men of the armies and navies of the United States when called upon were not found wanting, and those who had died had passed onward in all honor. This year we are thankful that our men and women have been returned to us from foreign shores, and that we may now look to an era of peace and contentment. Especially in Alaska should we he grateful that we have been spared the manifesta tions of incipient- revolts, so much in evidence elsewhere in our country, fostered by alien and seditious agitators spreading doctrines contrary to American institutions and ideas. We are thankful for the existence of tiiat overwhelming American determination which will put down and destroy any disloyalty to our country and or r Hag. Now. therefore, [, Thomas Riggs, ji1., governor of Alaska, do proclaim Thursday, "November 27, a holiday, and urge on all t he people in t heir homes or in t Imir churches to give thanks to God for the many blessings He has bestowed upon us. and ! particularly for the spirit existing in all true Alaskans which I will not brook interference with American principles enunciated in the Declaration of Independence and confirmed by the Con- I stitution. Given under m.v hand and seal of the Territory of Alaska, in Juneau, ttie capital, this 11th day of November in the year of our Lord 101‘J, and of the independence of the United States the 144th. THOMAS RIGGS. Ju., Governor, | - . __ , Oentrali-«, Wash., Nov. 12.—The firing on the Armistice day pat riotic par le in this city yesterday by I. W. W. killed four ex-sol diers. 1 ii ; secretary of the 1. W. W. was lynched by a mob, and 40 others were arrested last night and today. Troops from Camp Cev\is have arrived on the scene. The citizens are highly enraged. ^ragged Body of Lynched IVfan Through the Streets (lentraiia, Nov. 13. - The body of the man lynched on Tuesday night, following the massacre of four ex soldiers, was dragged through the streets last night. A stop was made at the city hall, where the body was held up to the gaze of the imprisoned I. W. W. A charge of murder in the first degree was filed against the mem hers of that organizations who were first captured. Ex-ooldier Acting as Patrolman Fired Upon Centralia, Nov. 13.- George Paxton, a former soldier, was fired upon as he was patroling the road near the bridge where the Indus trialist secretary was lynched last Tuesday Two Hundred industrialists Imprisoned on Pacitic Coast Seattle, Nov. 15.— Two hundred Industrialists have been jailed in Tacoma. Portland, Spokane. Oentralia, Everett and the Grays Harbor cities since the massacre cd lormer-servicB men at Gen India last Tuesday. The entriu coast is thoroughly aroused, clamoring that drastic action be taken. Industrialist Shot By Ex-Service Man • 'entraiia. Nov. 14.—0. A. Godfrey, an Industrialist., was shot, in the shoulder • h>s morning as he was driving an automobile through Chehufis, Tiie shot was tired by an ex-service man who was acting as a guard. Godfrey refused lo obev i lie command Lo halt. I estimon.v was introduced at tiie coroner s thc|uest in an attempt to slioiv rhat the ex-service men were marching toward the 1. VV. \V. hall. Witnesses claimed that, many shots were fired from the 1. W. W. building ansi the Ava ilou hotel opposite. An unidentified man, believed te be one of the Industrialists who fired on the parade of the American Legion here las; Cu./suny fired a shot today through the American flag which flies over Chehalis The shot was fired from a brush heap near the outskirts of the city, Daily Union Record Closed by Government Seattle, Nov. U.—The state and municipal authorities suite that there tvib be no disturbances if it is possible to stop them. The city of Seattle is sweatin ' in hundreds of policemen whose instructions are to keep peace at any pare. Seattle newpapers issued noon editions flying' streamer headlines: "The o,e Big Union to Which Every American Citizen Owes 1;:0 Per Cent. Allegiance Is the United States.” After having been closed the Daily Union Record is-ate I at e>;ttn e iitio i at !> o'clock last night in defiance of the gnvern.ui an ur.l»r. I'i ■ p| t.:1< wa promptly seizod and searched: Tlte ediLor was charged wiili sedition, bat was later released on bonds. The Union Record was closed again by the ledeca government this afternoon at 1:30, this time indetiniieiy, It. is understood that, the instructions came direct from Washington. TO DEAL WITH RAMPANT RED RADICALISM New York, Nov. 10. • A vigorous "Go-Ahead America" pro gram to deal will rampant radicalism anti to put American business on a secure basis, has been formulated by the New York Chamber of Commerce. It was announced that the cham ber will have the aid of Ole Hanson, former mayor of Seattle. No Room for Either Brand of Despotism Washington, Nov. It). - Characterizing strikes as ' industrial barbarism, ’and declaring there is no place in this country for either an industrial despotism or a labor despotism, the Senate committee investigating the strike of the steel workers presented its report today. Deportation for Dissatisfied Aliens Washington, Nov 10.- Deportation of all aliens engaged in red activities has been determined upon by the Department, of Justice it is estimated that over 1.000 arrests were made throughout- the country last night in raids which constituted the nation-wide campaign by the government to suppress the union of Russian workers which advocates the overthrow of this government. Joe flitehner start ed for i he Outside \ esierday.__ Eli Air baba is on his wap to Nixon Fork where tie will be employed doring during* the winter. Many Held for Deportation Washington, Nov. 11.— Nearly (>00 radicals are being held in the principal cities of the country on deportation warrants.