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in VOLUME 2 NUMBER 166. . THE GREEN EVILLE DAILY SUN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1919. FIFTEEN CENTS A WEEK EES. GOMPEHS HON APPOINTED 44J4I44,Hh,J4444''J 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. .J. 4. 4. 4. Jl. , Advises Strikers to Return to Work-Two Strikers Shot at Pittsburg Military Censorship On in Steel District QREEN.EVII UN wants mm ARBHRA Gompers Recommends That Industrial Conference Appoint Mediation Board And Advises Strikers to Return to Work WASHINGTON, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) Immediate arbitration of the steel strike was proposed to the industrial conference today by Samuel Gompers, President of the American-Federation of Labor. He proposed that the conference appoint an arbitration board to meditate the strike and that the strikers return to work pending settlement. Under Gompers' plan each group in the conference would have representatives on the arbitration board. He also made other proposals on behalf of labor. Each proposal will be referred automatically to the central committee's report. The public proposed national arbitration and the reduction in the cost of living as a first step in bettering industrial conditions with recognition of employers of the right? of workers to or ganize. The public also proposed an industrial truce for three months, during which time all strikes and lockouts are to be called off. Secretary of Labor Wilson proposed a narbitration .board in each industry. The failure of employers and capital to present proposals today is criticized by labor delegates. Two Strikers Are Shot and Many Persons Injured When Police Charge Mob Near Steel Plant in Pittsburg PITTSBURG, Oct. 9. (By were shot and wounded early charged a mok who attacked negro workmen at the plant of the American Steel Tire Company at Donora, near here. Many persons were injured. Senate Is Expected to Strike Provisions WASHINGTON, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) In face of the protest by brotherhod and union leaders, the Senate is ex pected to adopt the anti-strike provisions of the Cummins' rail road bill. Senator Watson, Indiana, said today. The bill: will be reported next week, Watson said. Leader of German Independent Socialists Is Shot Today by Unknown Man Wound Not Very Serious BERLIN, Wednesday, Oct. Haase, leader of the German today by a man from Vienna. is expected to recover. Hope for Toy Trade Boom BERLIN, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) The "made-in-Germr.ny" toy industry will come into its own again, according to the hope and belief ex pressed by Economic Minister Schmidt following his visit to the Leipsic in dustrial fair. Schmidt pointed out that this branch of industry was particularly well represented. Porcelain and glass lines were likewise displayed extens ively, but everywhere the minister heard the complaint that lack of coal, lack of rawstuffs and unfavorable ex change were making the German in dustrial position difficult. One big American shoe house was represented at the fair, and closed many orders despite the high prices in marks demanded for the product. Two Try Suicide At Annapolis ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct 9. An at tempt at suicide by another member of the fourth class of the Naval Acad emy, by taking iodine, and the mental derangement of a third midshipman has revived rumors that hazing is at the bottom of these sensational cases. Rear Admiral A. H. Scales, superin tendent, today denied that hazing had anythin gto do with the developments. He said that Philip H. Seltzer tried to take his life while temporarily de ranged. Seltzer Ls in the naval hos pital and is now improved. The second midshipman, Who swal lowed poison, is said to be in no great danger. United Press.) Two strikers today when .the state police Adopt Anti- in the Railroad Bill 9. (By United Press.) Hugh Independent Socialists, was shot His wound is not serious and he Red Cross in Poland PARIS, Oct. 9. (United Press.) The Inter-Allied Medical Mission to Poland is at Warsawjto investigate the situation in regard to typhus and other epidemic diseases with a view to stamping out these scourges and preventing their spread across West ern Europe. The mission was sent by the Red Cross at the request of the Polish Minister of Health. It is composed of Col. Hugh S. Cumming, chairman representing the United States Public Health Service; Dr. Aldo Castellani, of Italy, Professor in the London School of Tropical Medicine; Dr. Geo. S. Buchanan, Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health of Great Britain; and Dr. Wisbecq, Medicine Principal of the French Service de Sante. Four Prisoners Taken to the State Penitentiary BRISTOL, Oct. 9. Four prisoners were yesterday taken from the county jail at Sullivan County to the state penitentiary at Brushy Mountain. These prisoners included John Torney sentenced for a period of from six to 30 years for forgery; Ewin Quil len, sentenced for a period of 15 years for felonious assault; H. C. Hilton, sentenced for from three to ten years for forgery; and Henry Stout, sen tenced for from one to three years for criminal assault. The prisoners were in charge of, II. C. Beidleman, one of the guards of the penitentiary. Army Planes Hop Off foe Coast-to-Coast Flights NEW YORK, Oct 9. (By United Press.) A coast-to-coast flight of army airplanes was started yesterday. A total of 80 planes were entered in the contest for three classes of honors shortest time across the continent, fastest actual flying time, and fastest time based on handicaps given each class of aeros. Fifty-seven planes left Hazlehurst field, Mineola, L. I., for the Pacific coast simultaneously with the depar ture from San Francisco of 23 planes bound for the Atlantic seaboard. The race was open to government planes with a speed of 100 miles an hour or better. Any army pilot from the Eastern, Central or Western de partment of the army was eligible to compete after he had received writ ten approval from his commanding officer. Rules for the flight as announced by Capt. Archie Miller, commander of army aviation on Long Island, includ ed the provision that there would be no night flying and that there should be compulsory stops off at control stations along the routes. No stop shall be for loss than half : n hour nor more than 48 hours. The stops were designated as fol lows: Binghampton, Rochester and Buffalo, N. Y. ; Cleveland and Bryan, Ohio; Chicago and Rock Island, 111.; Des Moines, la.; Omaha and North Platte and Sidney , Neb.; Cheyenne, Olcott, Wolcott and Green River, Wyo.j Salt Lake City, Utah; Salduro, Battle Mountain and Reno, Nev. ; Sac ramento and San Francisco, Cal. . Several of the flyers who took part in the Toronto to New York race have entered the trans-contirientar contest. The flights were planned jointly by the army and the American Flying Club of New York. No prizes were offered, the glory of winning being the only incentive. The flyers will be fed enioute by Red ,Cross Societies and local civic bodies at no expense to the government. King Albert, At Throttle, Runs His Train 10 Miles CHICAGO, Oct 9. The King of the Belgians yesterday ran the engine of his own train for 10 miles. The special train on which the king and his party are traveling westward, was stopped at Wauseon, Ohio, while his majesty climbed into the cab of the engine and took over the throttle from the grimy pilot. The king, who has a thorough knowledge of locomo tive engineering, ran the heavy train for 10 miles without a Jolt. Then he stopped the engine and returned to his car. The king, travelingj -'unofficially" with his queen and the Duke of Bra bant, passed through Ohio and In diana yesterday enroute to California. The train was stopped for an hour at Toledo the home of Brand Whit- lock, American Ambassador to Bel gium,, where .the party received an enthusiastic welcome. .The stop was made by the king as a personal friend of Mr. Whitlock, and not as an official vif it. German Radical Leader Shot on Entering Reichstag BERLIN, Oct 9. Deputy Hugo Haas, leader of the independent social ist party of Germany, was shot and wounded when entering the reichstag today. His assailant, a native of Ber lin, was arrested. Herr Haas has been the leader of the socialist opposition to the pres ent as well as to the earlier coalition government in Germany since his re tirement from the revolutionary cab inet. What has become of the old fash ioned, young old folks party where the guests began to romp and break the furniture as soon as they arrived? . Personal Cook f of General Lee t At Reunion t V h Press.) Reversing history, the ar Jimies of the Confederacy captured At ATLANTA, Oct. 9. (United ianta yesterday, when the annur.l re- Press.) One of the most pic- turesque figures attending the 4 t Co"fle7de,ra,t,e 'eunion if? today f "Uncle" Robert McLee, of Norfolk, Va., negro, who was V the personal cook of General Robert E. Lee, commander-in- chief of the armies of the Con- j. ieueracy. ne is oa years oia. . J A typical old-time negro, J J ponderously dignified, with his J breast covered with medals and 4i badges, "Uncle" Robert has the ! title of "Official Servant" at 4 J the veterans' camp at Piedmont J Park. ' 4. "Uncle" Robert has never missed a reunion, wie records J show. j l ! t j j Champion Signer Has Over 15,000 Names in Book LONDON, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) Reginald Bray, claims to be the world's "autograph king," having secured the signatures of 15,000 cel ebrities since 1900, quite without in fluerce. , His "bag" during the war includes President Wilson, signed at Paris; General Pershing, Marahal Foeh and Field Marshal Haig, all signed on the battlefield; Admiral Beatty, signed on the Lion during the battle of Heligo land; Admiral Jellicoe, signed on the Iron Duke; General Sir Stanley Maude, signed at Bagdad; Marshal Joffre, signed at Buckingham Palace; Vedrines, the French "ace," and Mad ame Botchkareva, commander of the Russian Women's Batiaiion of Death. Recently an Australian soldier, Cor poral S. B. Williams, walked into Buckingham Palace, asked for and actually secured autographs from King George, Queen Mary and the Prince of Wales, and this following many similar triumphs induced the "Digger" to claim, the championship. But Bray says he has beaten him. Labor Enlists Movies to Help in "Campaign" LONDON, Oct. 9. (By United F'ress.) Labor propaganda pills with Charlie Chaplain jam to tickle the palate, is the scheme of the Liverpool electrical trade union and the local trade council, which propse calling the movies to their aid in electioneer ing. The two bodies are considering the construction of a trae union movie palace at a cost of $125,000, in which economic text-books and the powers of debate will be reinforced by films depicting technical trades, and the development of the labor movement. The promoters recognize that pro paganda alone will not fill the build ing, but with the assistance of Charlie Chaplain films, and other popular "movie stars," it 5j considered a sound business proposition. Three Aviators Killed in Accident PENSACOLA, Fla., Oct. 9 Three naval aviators were ins'untly killed near here late yesterday when an H. S. type flying boat sideslipped and fell 500 feet into the bay. The ma chine was demolished. The men killed were Machinist Charles E. Siebold, of Pensacola; Boatswain Roy McMillian, of Wetmore Park, Rochester, N. Y., and Boatswain Paul Reichel, of Hamp ton, Cay. All were attached to the naval training station here, x ! Veterans Who Wore ;the Grey in Annual Reunion in Atlanta ATLANTA. C.a.. Oct. 9. (United junion of tho South's heroes of the j sixties opened ,here. h Beag in mind that this y be jthe ,afit reuniori( because of thfi a(, jv d age of thc remaining veterans ,Q General Lee. comman(li Atlant8 ;had prepared to mak0 it the moBt kii:f anA ti ti,,;.,.. ; . Ul IIIIHIIII UIIU dllVV VfCl Ul KMIlllVI IIIK III tu. hisfcnrv of th CnnfeHemrv. Then men, ten thousand strong, werfc made to feel at home in a tented city at Piedmont Park, christened, Camp Joseph E. Johnston, in honor of the famous Confederate leader. There they will eat ard sleep, between i festivities. Luncheons, receptions, balls and other entertainments have been ar ranged for the veterans. The city was a mass of colorful decoration, the dominant note in the color scheme being the inter-twining of the Stars and Bars of the "lost cause" and the Stars and Stripes. Both flags flew from flagstaff's on public buildings and on many business houses downtown. The United Daughters of the Con federacy, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Confederate South ern Momnrinl nsanpinfinn flro hnld ing their annual conventions herifj and are helping to make things com fortable for the veterans themselves. The set program includes a lunch eon to the executive board of the C. S. M. A. The rest of the day will be devoted to the job of "getting ac quainted" again and swapping yams. Two luncheons are scheduled for today, with a reception in the even ing at the Piedmont Driving Club. Governor Hugh M. Dorsey, of Georgia, will give a reception at the executive mansion on Thursday eve ning as a prelude to the grand ball at the auditorium. The U. D. C. plans to entertain at a luncheon at noon the same day. The greatest event of the reunion will be the parade of veterans and members of associated societies of the Confederacy on Friday morning, the closing day. In the afternoon a reception will be held by the "Uncle Remus" association at the Wren's Nest, following a luncheon. In the evening another ball will bo given at the auditorium. Pushes Trade With Brazil NEW YORK, Oct. 3. (By United Press.)- Further stimulation of American business in South America is expected to result from the action of the recently organized American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil in appointing Leslie E. Freeman as res ident representative in New York. Freeman will devote his entire at tention to development of trade re lations between Brazil and the United States and will make available to all manufacturers and exporters interest cd in the Latin-American field de tailed information regarding business conditions in Brazil. The American Chamber of Com mcrce for Brazil is rapidly extending its influence. Since its organization three years ago its entire energies have been directed towards the better ment of trade relations. A chamber has already been organized at Sao Paulo, the great Brazilian industrial "enter, and other branches are to be organized in other cities of the Latin- American republic. The chamber, through Paul C, Trimble, its secretary-manager, was active in combatting the recent antL American propaganda in Rio de Ja nerio, which sprang up at a time when competition for Brazilian trade was becoming keen. CAIRO,, Egypt. Saloon habitues here have agreed to "go dry" until the rpices at the principal bars, which have just been raises considerably, are reduced. News of Military Activities in the Calumet Strike Zone Is Placed Under Censorship All Plants Operating 'H n mm GARY, Ind., Oct. 9. (By United Press.) Censorship of news of militar yactivities in the Calumet strike zone, now under martial law, was established today by order of Major General Leonard Wood, commanding. General Wood said this step was taken to prevent radical agitators in other parts of the country learning of moves by the government to curb their activities. The steel plants are evidently continuing to gain in number of workmen under military 'control. All plants re ported operating at two-thirds capacity. With An Overcast Sky and Blustery Winds the Eighth Game of the World's Series Will Be Called This Afternoon CHICAGO, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) Unsettled weather is the prospect for the eighth game of the world's series at Comiskey Park this afternoon, the weather bureau announced. If it rains, the weather man says the downpour will not be heavy enough to interfere with the game. Blustery winds will sweep the field, the forecast said, with warm temperature. President Wilson Passed Comfortable Night and Feeling Much Better, Today WASHINGTON, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) The Presi dent passed a very comfortable night an dfelt better when he awoke this morning, it was stated at the White House today. "While no material change in the President's condition, the slight improvement noted yesterday continues," Drs. Grayson iVd Stitt said today. Dr. Dercum, noted neurologist, will come to Washington from Philadelphia next week to pass upon the President's condition. Lieut. Melvin Maynard, Baptist Preacher, Sets Pace Trans-Continental Flight Two Airplanes Wrecked j . - NEW YORK, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) Lieutenant Mel vin Maynard, Baptist preacher ar.d real sky pilot, continued to set the pace in the transcontinental airplane race today. He arrived at Omaha at 1 o'clock regan leaving Salt Lake City this morning. In distance cov eted they were close behind Maynard, who is flying from east to west. Two .more planes were eliminated 'today. One was wrecked near Locport, N. Y., and the other fell into Lake Erie near Ashtabula. The Ohio flyers were rescued uninjured. Ratification of Peace Treaty by England Is Outlook Within Next Few Days LONDON, Oct. 9. (By United Press.) Ratification of the peace treaty by Premier Lloyd George is imminent, it was stated today, as notice of ratification has been received from all British dominions. , Italian Ministers Seeking Solution of Fiume Problem ROME, Oct. 9. According to the newspapers, the council of ministers at its session today will seek to find some means to solve the Fiume prob lem. Minister of Foreign Affairs Tit toni will leave very soon for Paris to consult with the inter-allied repre sentatives regarding the commission. Newspapers here comment at some lengtli on warnings to Italy from America and England relative to the situation at Fiume. The Tribuna prints a violent article stigmatizing th: warnings, and saying: "Even culminated Germany never showed less regard for her enemies than England shows today for her attorney, Italy." The newspaper adds the American and British communications should not be addressed to Italy but to Cap tain Gabriele d'Annunzlo as "Fiume is not Italy; in fact Fiume is fighting against the Italian government which together with the other allies is un able to solve the Adriatic problem after the disavowal of the pact in London.' At the age of 20 your acquaint ances only have to be 50 percent in teresting to be companionable. this afternoon. East bound plfnea More Sugar Eaten Since Prohibition BOSTON, Oct. 9.- (By United pres.s.) The effect of prohibition on the sugar supply of the country is already apparent, according to V. K. Green, general manager of the Amer ican Sugar Refinery here. He also says that more sugar has been brought into the country this year than ever before. Persons accustomed to liquor are now turning to candy and other sweets to satisfy the craving for alcohol, it was pointed out at a conference be tween sugar manufacturers and the State Commission on pie Necessities of Life. Dwight P. Thomas, head of the Revere Sugar Refining Company, de clared that the consumption of sugar in the United States will be the larg est in the history of the country. Last year, he said, the total consumption was 3,800,000 tons. For the first six months of 1919 the consumption reached 2,000.000 tons, and robably will be more than 4,000,000. Thomas asserted that the export trade has no effect on the domestic sugar supply. Bad habits are given a man to keep him from being too conceited. But reformers begrudge him that safety valve.