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DANIHI* B. ROBKRTSON
walkottr 3fev jF 4 'V' 4 & BAYS*. HADICAL8 ARK SOWING SKED8 Cleveland, O., July 22—Sinister influences .seeking to overthrow the United States government are sow ing seeds of discord in the big rail road brotherhoods and other rail road unions, Daniel B. Robertson, of the brotherhood of locomtice fire men and enginemen, declared in a nationwide warning today to all of ficers and members of the organisa tion. Robertson urged members to be extremely careful not to be de ceived by secret influences and the propaganda of radicals. Washington, D. C., July il*^R»« united support of the entire Ameri can Federation of Labor was pledg ed to the striking miners and shop men today as the result of action taken by legislative representatives of all labor unions. O 'mini 1 S BEN HOOPER, LABOR BOARD HEAD, CONFERS WITH HARD- UtG Oil STRIKE PROBLEM. Washington, D. C., July 22—The greatest obstacle in the path of an early settlement of the nationwide strike of railroad shopmen is the question of restoring seniority rights to the strikers, Ben Hooper, .Chairman of the labor board, said today. Hooper, summoned here from Chicago by President Harding, who desired complete information on the shopmen's dispute before taking steps which he hoped will bring about a settlement, gave the presi dent a complete resume of the re cent unsuccessful efforts of the la bor board to terminate and the real the strike, cause underlying the BITUMINOUS MINES OfWtATOR# WBGT* nWDfCWOS IGNORING THREATS OF THE SUUKING MINERS. Washington, D. C., July 22—Soft coal miners of western Pennsylvan ia were opened under guard of 1.000 ^soldiers today. Final preparations .jwere made by operators U| ^Cgln ^production despite threats. Washington, D. C., July 22—A complete program of legal action to protect the public interests in the •coal strike lias been proposed by the department of justice. The govern ment will apply to coal strike the principle that mining of coal Is In exactly the same status as the pro tection of the mails andinterstate commerce. The attorney general is prepared for sweeping court ac tion. Cokeburg, Pa., July 22—A troop train carrying state militia into the southwestern Pennsylvania soft coal fields was stoned from ambush near Monongahela today. A score oC windows wdre broken, but no one was hurt. New York, July 22—Coal prices throughout the country hare adv vanced sharply as the shutdown of industries loomed nearerk, accord ing to reports to the United Press today. In some cases the prices boosted as much as 75 per cent in the northwest. Five per cent ..la crease on soft coal was recorded. Boy. falls r-, Off- Drowns si Sturg'is, July 12—Jack ewls, year-old Mn of George Lewis, srSstsc TWO KILLED Blf =ps Tuesday and drowned. The body Was wwvwtd H«U an hour taw*. o Officer Killed in Gun Battle with Gangster*' II1- JuI5 22 ty Patrick NaUy was shot and in- stantly killed .and Patrolman Roan 1 OF DISCORD AMQliCi THE WOKKKK&, Johnson was seriously wounded in a gun hatile here early this morn ing witli two men believed to be St.. Louis gangsters. Two suspects wen arrested. 7 OIE IN HEAD P\SSK\(iFR Tf?.\f*R RTNMYfi LATE, CRASH TOGETHER AT LOG AN, MISSOURI. Logan, Mo., July 22—8even vere killed and a score injurrtd when the Missouri, Kansas and Texas passen ger and the joint Katy and Frisco trains collided head on here. En Engineer C. H. Ring and George Neady, fireman, were instantly kill ed. An unidtmtified man, a woman atid two children also met death. Both trains were running late. Th•» combination train was slowing down to eater abiding to wait for me west bound train when they met. SHERIFF, MISTAKEN CREAMERY GUARD FIRMS ttVN WHEN OFFICER ORDERS HANDS IP. Buffalo, Minn., July 22—Sheriff John Nugent of Wright county, was killed by a charge from a shotgun in the hands of Dick Crawford at the Dickerson siding creamery early today, when the sheriff, -mistaking Crawford for a thief .ordered him to surrender. Crawford dropped his flashlight and fired. Nugent receiv ed the full charge in the chest. Crawford and two others had been guarding the creamery and the sher iff, with Deputy Carl Anderson, were there also looking for thtoves. Crawford was not held. BON HOMME (COUNTRY CROPS SLFFKlt HEAYIIY Fi&QM STORM. Yankton, July 22—Two men were killed by lightning in a storm which swept Bon Homme county and part of Knox county, Neb. About 6 o'clock last night. John Whorton, 30, employed on the Halph Cooley ranch west o£ Springfield, was struck while standing in the barn door and killed instantly. He leaves a wife and child. He had been working for Cooley several years. Alfred Fratier, full blood Santee Sioux Indian, 72, was killed by lightning while picking berries in a field near the Santee agency across the river from Springfield. Frazier is a brother of Rev. Francis Frazier pioneer Indian missionary preacher under the late Rev. A. L. Riggs. Frazier's body was not found until this morning. The storm of wind and hail did much damage to crops and buildings over a wide area in IJon Homme county. A strip about four miles wide in a semicircle from south of Scotland around through Tabor and to Kingsbury was beaten by heavy hail, corn stripped and small grain beaten flat- Plate glass was broken in Tyndall, Scotland, Klngsburg and Spring field. •», Stock in the Talpett store at Kingsburg was damaged by water to the extent of $500. Several small buildings were wrecked by the wind and many wees broken. The storm was of short duration. Loss in the county will ARE NEEDED OFFICE FOR FARM HAJf&B. Sioux City, la., July 22—A re-' cruiting office for harvesters for the northwestern states will be main tained in Sioux City in co-opera tion with the free employment of fices by the United States employ ment service, according to an an nouncement received Wednesday by the Chamber of Commerce from the Kansas City office of the depart ment. Similar offices also will be mailt* tained at Denver, Colo. St. Lottlfe, Mo. Cheyenne, Wyo., and Minneap olis, Minn. Men going to South Da kota and North Dakota, where the harvest opens within a few days, can procure information by applying at these offices. Harvesting is now in full blast in north west Kansas and western Ne braska, and in a few days the wheat will be in shock. Reaping the grain follows In the Dakotas. Harvest headquarters of the central field of fice of the federal employment serv ice will be established in the field where harvest operations are being actively conducted, the bulletin says. In South Dakota headquarters of the farm labor bureau will be at Ab erdeen and in North Dakota at Far go. in conjunction with the federal state employment office. In South Dakota, according to the employment service bulletin of in formation, there are 2,7f»0.000 acres of spring wheat, and with an im mense acreage of oats and rye, much outside labor will be required in the harvesting period now starting. Oats and rey now are being cut and wheat garnering—begins in a few days. South Dakota harvest labor offices are located at Aberdeen, Redfield, Watertown, Mitchell, Huron and Sioux Falls. In North Dakota there to a total of 3.121,000 acres of spring wheat, which is greater than the five-year average of 7,989,000 acres in the pertod extending from 1916 to 1920, inclusive. Large crops of oats and rye are to be cut. Wheat harvest ing in the southern and southeast ern counties of that state starts about August 1-5. There now is uae for men in the oats and rye cutting. Labor service offices in North Da kota are located at Fargo, Grand Forks, Oakes, Gismarck, Minot and Jamestown. In that state the ex ecutive committee of the farm bu reau federation in conference with representatives of the United States employment service agreed that a fair wage there was $3.50 a day for harvesting and from $3.50 to $4 for threshing. However, the bulletin states, the wage may differ slightly In various localities. In order to procure the number of men wanted a questionnaire will be issued from each county in North Dakota. The employment service advises harvest hands they must provide their own transportation and should provide themselves with some extra funds. Cashier Hunts for Swindlers ^Rapid City, July 22—Woe be un to the two young slickers should they perchance meet Miss Pearl Birn bauni, the little cashier at the Vir ginia cafe, whom ihey fleeced out of $10, it Is alleged, when they went to pay for their dinners. It was the same old scheme of flashing a large bill on tlje cashier, when the second "bird" steps up and says he has the correct change, at the same time confusing the cash ier. It is understood similar attempts were made at. the Metser Smoke Shop, but with no success. Immed iately after Mr. Theodore and Miss Birnbaum discovered the act they notified the police, who were soon scouring the city. The Associated Retailers immedi ately sent warnings to its members to be on the alert. Miss Birnbaum went out on the street herself trying to locate the "slickers" but their whereabout* are still* unknown. War on White Firewater Agents lit V '$£• flaweton, Jyly 22—Warfare has run into several hundred thousand 1 been opened upon white men of this dollars as crops are believed ruined vicinity who make a practice of sup- tion of Meade county is heavy, it is MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA SATURDAY, JULY 22, 1922. liquor. The indulfence in booke is 'demoralizing many of the Indiana. it is said, and stv-fjt orders have I been received froqi Washington tu suppress the liquor traffic among these Indians. Thus far several of the bootleggers have been rounded up and heavily fined. All suspected I persons in the vieinit\ of the Indians 1 I^epu- united STATES TO MAINTAIN jed by county and federal officers homes now are being closely watch ... BEOS RESORT TO THROW HARVRsI HANDS FROM HfcAINS WHEN REFUSE pp JOIN W w. 11 !lfteti*»ll, Jttfr Si- Migrant harv est workers passing through Mil chell on their way north and west to work in the harvest fields of South Dakota are being forced at the point of guns -tp buy member ships in the I. W. W. organization, It was learned. Fifteen men were forced off u north bound freight train when they refused to pay the $2.50 member ship fee demanded by the I. W. W. workers. The organizers compelled the workmen to jump off the moving train when they did not have the money to buy the red. cards of mem bership. Three J. W. W. organisers wore arrested til Mftcheft but were re leased later because the witnesses against them failed to appear. This is o^e of ttre main difficulties (in countered by the authorities in deal ing with the radicals, as the work-^ ers who make complaints again*!, them are anxious to yet out to work and leave before tl»*I, W. W. mem bers can be tried. The men arrested gavie ttiefr names as Harvey Jesson, J. A. Lee and Edward L. Connolly. They gave no permanent residences. It was the intention of the author ities to charge the organisers with criminal syndicalism, but the litera ture carried by the "wobblies" this year is found to be free from radi cal statements such as characterized it in the past. The literature Is not objectionable but the "direct action" methods of the workers have not changed. Nearly 300 migrant workers pass ed through Mitchell Wednesday and a similar number were here Thurs day etiroute to the harvest fields. Mitchell authorities wired to Ab erdeen asking the police there to watch for the organizers who left Mitchell. It is the plan also to ask the state sheriff to put armed depu ties on the trains to protect tb%jMA est workers from the radical*. o- Yeggmen Fail .to Loot Bank Tyndall, July 22—-After setting off five charges of nitroglycerine in an attempt to force open the vaul, robbers who broke into the bank of Kingsburg on Monday night were forced to go away without any loot. An auto was heard around the depot between 12 and 1 o'clock, which is believed to be the time that the attempt was made. All telegraph and telephone wires were cut. Entrance to the bank was gained by a rear window. The attempted robbery was unnoticed until day light. No clues leading to the idefttiflea ion of the criminals were found. .O yiWi- Hand Caught in Machinery July 22 —Harry Smith, em ployed in the Golden Crest mine in Two Bit gulch, lost his right hand as the result of au accident while he was performing hia duties in the mine. He was taking care of a clutch lever on the hoist and in some man ner the glove on his right hand was was caught inthe machinery, draw ing his hand Into the gearing be fore he could make aa effort to help himself. The hand was so badly mangled that amputation just back of the knuckle was necessary to save his entire arm.'' V V*/ -f TrefTP,' 4 Finished Shearing 26,000 Sheep 22 —One shearing outfit near Faith has closed its work for the *oason after shearing 26,000 sheep. The wool produc- SXR nr.<p></p>HELP sssfc- TRAVELER i EDI MR. AND MRS. OSCAR* PETERSON ARE VICTIMS OF DOUBLE EXPLOSION'. Oroton. July 22- Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Peterson, residing four miles south of Groton, were badly burned as the result of a double explosion which occurred at their home Sun day night about 12 o'clock. Charley Nehls was returning to his home near Ferney when he run out of gas near the Peterson place and stopped to procure a sufficient quantity to take him home. In draining the tank of his car Oscar overfilled the measure, and in arising some of the gas was spilled on a lighted lantern nearby, result ing in a terrific explosion. The flames burned Mr. Peterson very painfully about the arms and legs, besWes destroying sonse of th«? contents of the garage. Mrs. Peterson phoned for medi cal assistance, and the doctor in structed her to melt some paraflne and place it on the wounds. In do ing so the parafine exploded and Mrs. Peterson also suffered painful injuries on the arm, It being burn ed from the elbow to the finger tips Although the burns are not ser ious, they are very painful- It ie thought that Mr. and Mrs. Peterson will be about their accustoms# du ties in a short time. o .... «, Policeman to Pay Old Fine Hnrofl, July Butler gave him an order ou th« city for the amount to be deducted from his wages, the order was O K.'d by the city commissioners et their meeting this week and the fix collected from the city treasufor. o— s 2—MIt*A easy to collect old unpaid fines wheu yon get the "fines" on the police force was the terse way in which Judge J. D. Searles succinctly summed up the situation before the city com missioners when he secured the of ficial O. K. of that body to «n ordei given by Herbert Butler for £21.50 to pay a fine imposed upon Ruthr on July 5, 1921, for being intovicat ed in a public dance. Butler was arrested a year agt for being drunk and was fined $lt) and costs, the costs aggregating $11.50. He was released on the promise htat he would pay his fine, but never showed up. When Butler was added to the police force as fly cop'' to nab speeders and boot leggers the judge harked back to hi ecord and gave Butler to under stand that he would have to pa' that old fine. Rancher's Son Dies in Flames I Dupree, July 22—Harold Benhani, 8 years old, Bon of Stone Benhani. a rancher living 12 miles northeast of Dupree, was burned to death in a fire which totally destroyed tli Benham home early yesterday mori, ing. according to reports reaching here. The boy was one of ten chll dren, five of whom were at home when the fire started. None of tli' others were hurt. Daily Market Report Oats—Steady to firm. Ho. whites Steptember price to lc ov i fancy 1 l-2c over. No. 5 whit' closed at 30 1-2 to 31 l-3c. Rye—Easier, offerings larger. 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