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   Thomasville Daily Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 23, 1922, Thomasville, Georgia                                 -I-iff  WEATHER FORECAST  GENERALLY FAIR TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. NO CHANGE IN TEMPERATURE  ADVERTISING FORMS CIOSE MINE Á. M. DAILY  Changes of Copy Received after that tlms aro , scheduled to run th« next day.  VOL. xxxill. Np. 242,  THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 23, 1922.  $5.00 PER ANNUM  CI  m MEnm KiuPBymi  IFF f!FRi IT P.H (lilifl ^eath of thr Great Leader,  y UL U Kl Ul UHUU Head of the Army by Am-  __bushers* Bullet Causes Great  Meeting Supposedly Secret is Stir in Ireland. — Guerilla Discovered and Airests Are Warfare Planned by Irregu-  Made in Connection There- lars« with by Agents Who Are Keeping Watch on Them*  heels of an announcement.by the Irish Irrégulars of a poHcy of ambushes  Fifteen m«n' talcen in the raids are held In jail at St. Joseph, Mich. ~ Federal operatives are attempting to round up Communists and other radicals who participated in what was intended to have been a secret session.  SOUTHERN RAILWAY GETS INJUNCTION AGAINST STRIKERS  (By Associated Press) London, Aug. 23.—The assassination of Michael Collins at Bandon,  Chicagi>^^nin°utl3.-Six addition- «« the  al arrests have been made by federal  ■agents in the walie of the raid yes- , , ......  , _ .V, f! „ • raids in their fight against the  terday on a mass meeting in the • _ , °  , „ ,, , 1 Free State government,  woods near Bridgeman, IMich., it was; ^ ,,. , ^  ^ ^ , I Collins was shot down from am-  learned today. .. ^ , i, ,  bush only a few hours after he was  given an ovation by residents of Cork.  The place there is the heart of the,' constituency here presented in the iDail Eireann.  The assassination was preceded in Dublin by a battle of propaganda, both -the provisional government and representatives of the irregular army posting placards which set out their respective alms aiid claims.  Americans reaching London after attending the funeral of Arthur Griffith say they found curious crowds as-, sembled about these posters."  (RV AsaiSIt^d Presi) i ^he grief over Griffltn's death was  Richmond, Va., Aug. 23.—Federal accompanied by a public expression Judge "WabbiU today granted the of admiration and affection for Col-.Southern railway, an order restraining lins, whose three-hour march through striking shopmen in seven states from the streets of Dublin foehind the body interfering with the movement of of his colleague was an impressive in-  i cldent because everybody believed 1 that Collins himself had been marked .for death.  COLLINS WOULD FORGIVE MEN WHO SLEW HM  («y Associated Press) Cork, Ireland, Aug, 23—"Forgive  them," were the last words of Michael Collins, commander of the Free State army, as he was dying from an assassin's bullet last night. The Collins party were ambushed while visiting various military positions in South Ireland. Just as the attack was beaten off, a bullet struck Collins in the skull, and he expired a few minutes later.  SWIFT DENIES MOULTRIE PURCHASE ASAINST ANY LAWS OF THE COUNTRY  Arthur Griffith was buried a few days ago.  trains.  collins was commander  of free state troops  L9ndon,—Michael Collins, head of the the Irish provisional 'government and the Irish national army, was shot and killed from ambush at Bandon, county Cork last night, a few hours after he had been given an ovation by the people of Cork city, who for the first time saw the Free State hero in the uniform of commander in chief. Thus within ten days two of the most prominent figures in the new Irish government have been .removed by death. Just ten days ago, President Griffith of  cued Near Key West After assassination of IMlchael Colllns, the f considered the  ¡Drams oi the new administration.  died in Dublin; last night, Michael  collins shot dead from  ambush in cork county  London, — The Press Association says that Michael Collins was shot dead last night from ambush Bandon, County Cork.  Commenting on Decision by Federal Trade Commission Of Yesterday to Sell Holdings, He Said There is No Monopolistic Tendency«  (By Associated Press) Chicago, 111., Aug. 23.—There was  no monopolistic jtendency nor evidence of violation; of the federal law In the acquisition; by Swift and Company of the Moultrie Packing Company at Moultrie, Ga., and the Andalusia Pecking Company at Andalusia, Ala., Louis F. Swiit, President of the Company asserted today in a statement commenting on the Federal Trade Commission'« order of yeser-day, direcitng the company to divest itself of stock holdings in the southern corporations.  BRAZILIAN FUGHT  BRRHITIIM IIP m'^wael collins assassinated DlYUnCil ur dail eirean called to meet  ■ Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 23.—It was  Hinton and Companions Res- announced today that in view of the cued Near Key West After Plane Had Fallen to Water  (By Associated Press) New York, Aug., 23.—The United  States cruiser Denver which rescued Lieut. Walter Hinton and hig companions from the wrecked seaplane Sam-paio Correia, is on its way to Key West, naval officials said today. The seaplane fell while flying from Nassau to Haiti.  Dail Elfeann will be summoned Im-. mediately, probably meeting Saturday ' of the present week.  PERUVIAN REVOLUTION REPORTED IN CHILE  collins' body will reach ! dublin sometime tonight  i Dublin, Ireland, Aug- 23.—By the provisional government's publicity department, it was announced' this aft-, emoon that the hody of Michael Col-. lins, head of the provisional government, who was assassinated at Ban-'don, would arrive in Dublin tonight.  officers with collins __wounded during attack  (By Associated Press) i London, Aug. 23.—An Evening  Santiago, Chile, Aug. 23.—Accord- News dispatch from Dublin says it is ing to dispatches from a reliable believed that Collins was accompaiiiedf source, a revolutionary movement, has gd by seven Free State staff officers, broken out in the city of Cuzco, Pern. ' including Major General Dalton, when Commander Caceres of the 15th regi-' ^e was killed from ambush last night, ment stationed at Cuzco is said to | Several soldiers, the dispatch says, have sent a message to President Le-' ^j.g believed to have been killed or suia, reporting 27 men and one offi- i mounded during the attack on the •cer killed and several wounded In an ' collins' party, attack on the Cuzco prefecture.  Collins, the Free State military gen-ious, was killed at the moment when the dissipation of the irregular forces in the south was considered complete.  I  A Central News dispatch says that Dalton himself was wounded in the fighting.  ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMBERS MEET IN ATLANTA TOMORROW; national funeral for  (By Aaaoclatad Press) Atlanta, Ga-, Aug. 23.—Members  of the Associated Press will hold a meeting in the Ansley hotel at Atlanta at eleven oclock Thursday morning.  rollins will be held  Dublin, Ireland, Aug. 23.—A national funeral with full military honors will be accorded Michael Collins. The body will lie In state prior to interment in Glasnevin cemetery where  Are Yon  To  Now Is The Time  We can furnish you anything in the Paint Line you may need  WE SELL  ''Sherwin-Williams Paints  The Prices Aire Right  .99  "A Good Place^ Traded Phones Í05 arid Í06  Several attacks have been made against the life of Michael Collins, head of the provisional government and commander in chief of the Irish national army. The latest attempt was a bombing oturage, when his car was ambushed last Friday afternoon on the Dublin side of Stillor-issued in connection with tjiis attack ^did not indicate whether Mr. Collins was in the machine at the time. The driver was wounded and the car was wrecked, a bomb and more than a score of shots being fired.  In Dublin on April 17, while Mr: Collins was on his way home after having addressed a meeting at Naas county Kildare, he was attacked by a group of men, some with rifles, who rushed his car and "opened fire.  The Collins party returned the fire and one of the assailants was captured. Collins was not injuredi Mr. Collins, in addition to being commander in chief of the national army was finance mlni,ster in the 'n.nil Eireann cabinet. He was on» of those who succeeded, in obtaining a temporary injunction in New York on Morfday restraining Eamon de Valera or his agents from withdrawing funds collected for the Irish .re-. iJublican cause deported in banks in New York city.  Collins, always an ardent. Sinn Feiner, was among those leaders who while holding to the fundamentals of tradition for the freedom for Ireland Svill '/are willing to effect a peace j vvith Great Britian. It became necessary in view of the recent operations of the government for thp milii'iry.  Americans recently ^rrivin^ in London from Dublin declared that the assassination of Collins was forecast in Ireland. It was planned to  (Continued on Page 8)  Washington, D. C-, Aug. 23.—The Federal Trade Commission yesterday directed Swift and Company of Chicago to divest itself of all the capital stock of the Moultrie Packing Company of Moultrie, G^., and the Andalusia Packing Compatiy of Andalusia, Ala., on ^ the grouncj that the acquis) tion of the stock w^s In violation of the Clayton act.  The commission found, It was announced, that Swift and Company, in 1917 acquired by purchase practically the entire outstanding capital stock of the IMoultrie and Andalusia concerns, which, it Is alleged, resulted in substantial lessening of competition ■between these two companies and their competllsrs. The deal also resulted, the commission averred, in the complete elimination of competi tion between the two companies themselves.  Swift and Company, under the order of the commission is also le-quired to cease from further suppressing competition in trade heretofore existing between the Moultrie and An dalusia companies and from further holding, owning, controlling or operating in any manner Hhe plants and businesses of these two concerns.  siwion er serious sii.id  EXEMVEilHVOliK  SOFTKlillMiï  No Announcement Made of elstently fought against any peace Meeting Today to Settle the reinstatement of  Railway Strike, — Counter  proposals Said to Be Under Way in the Discussions,  (By AasoQlated Press) New York, Aug. 23.—^'he railway executives meeting here to consider proposals for settlement of the shopmen's strike adjourned at 12:52 to 2:30 oclock after a discussion lasting over two hours.  Although no official statement was forthcoming, it was reported that certain counter proposals were under discussion-  The situation looks mighty serious" Howard Elliott, of the Northern Pacific, said to a colleague In leaving the meeting.  Will iSE WES  Bethlehem Corporation Today Announced it Would Give 20 Per Cent Increase to Common Labor September J —Ohio Plants Likewise.  (By Asaoclated Pre?8.i Steubenville, 0., Aug. 23-r-All of the independent concerns in the Steubenville district announced today that they would follow the lead of the United States Steel Corporation in advancing the wages of day laborers 20 per cent. It is estimated that ten thousand workers will benefit..  bethlehem steel co.,  also increases wages  Bethlehem, Pa., Aug- 23.—President >Grace, of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation today announced an increase of 20 per cent in the wage rate for common labor, together with an equitable adjustment of rates for other classes, effective September 1st.  DEVALERA A CALVARYMAN  (By Associated Press)  London, Aug. 23.---Devalera has  become a cavalryman and consequently is more elusive than ever, says the correspondent of the Daily Mail, who is with the national army in the field.  Devalera and all members of his contingent are reported to be mounted on hunters, he adds.  more bomb explosions as rail heads gather today  Chicago, 111., Aug. 23.—As the railroad executives gathered In New York today to consider the peace proposals submitted by the heads of the transportation brotherhoods, acting as mediators In the shopmen's strike, the trouble on the Southern railway, the principal sufferer, from the trainmen's walkouts of. the past few days, began to clear away.  Exploding bombs kept the rail strike fever at a high stage In some of the nation's rail centers, however.  A tremendous explosion early today in the Chicago-Alton roundhouse at Venice, Ills., shook buildings for three miles around.  troops declared needed  at shawnee, okla., shops  Shawnee, Okla., Aug. 23.—Declaration that troops are necessary to cope with the shopmen's strike hère, was made by United States marshal Mac-Donald today, who is directing protection of the properties of the Rock Island and Santa Pe roads. Approximately 100 federal deputies were on duty early today.  rail executives determined to oppose seniority plans  strikers with seniority rights unim paired.  •The decision of the steel corporations to raise the wages of laborers announced just twenty-four hours prior to the scheduled meeting of the executives, was hailed by the strikers as a point in theli- favor. It not only justified their refusal to accept wage cuts fixed by the railroad labor board, they said, but was ample proof of an Impending Industrial boom which would put the railroads, with their thousands of bad order cars, mona than ever In need of their old repair forces.  "This wage increase will put considerable fire into the veins of railroad labor," declared David Williams, secretary of the Eastern strike com-imlttee. "The railroad man will find It hard to understand why he should get $2.75 a day when he could get $4 for the same work in the steel mills.  "If the railroads don't settle with the shopmen, it will be doubly difficult for them to hold the unskilled crafts in line."  Rail heads refrained from discussion of the possible effect of the steel com; panics' move on rail strike negotiations. They were, nevertheless, quick to offer numerous reasons why the steel interests should grant their men a raise at this critical stage.  One was that some of the steel corporation bankers, who are also large investors in the railroads, took such means of making untenable to position steadfastly maintained by the Eastera "die hards" headed by L. P. Loree, that the strike be allowed to continue "asa finish fight" rather than It be settled by returning seniority rights to the strikers.  In other quarters the raise to steel men was interpreted as an attempt to forestall a shortage of labor when coal miners get into full action again, and roads are called upon to take up the additional burden of record crop movements. Although  «nyoFME  Forty Thousand Bituminous Miners Will Receive About $2,50 Per Day Raise in Daily Wage, — Pittsburgh Operators Ready to Sign Up,  (By Associated Press) Pittsburgh, Pa-, Aug. 23.—Forty thousand bituminous miners in West 'Moreland and Fayette counties today had before them the offer of Increased wages equal to the highest the mining Industry has ever paid.  In these two counties, generally known as a non-union field before the call of the miners' strike, many of the men are now organized and the eyes of the nation are watching developments from the heart of the bituminous region.  Union leaders representing 75 locals, controlling ten thousand men, stated that they would almost unanimously pas.s up the nearly $2.50 per day increase, until recognition of the union is afforded. (J'  west virginia non-union  mines may open shortly  Washington, D. C-, Aug.' 23.—The West Virginia non-union coal operators are preparing to sign up with the miners an agreement raising the basic scale from $4.68 per day to $7.18, it was reported today to Federal Fuel Distributor Spencer. The New River district, it was said, has already signed up.  Mr. Loree yesterday disclaimed any intention of putting the brakes on strike negotiations, after declairing that ''this talk of peace is all bunk,"other members of the Eastern presidents' conference, voicing similar views, indicated clearly that they will enter today's conference as a "bloc" to oppose any plan for restoration of seniority.  factors entered into the rail strike situation yesterday, any one of which, according to representatives of roads and brotherhoods, may vitally influ-encfe the action of the Association of Railway Executives when it meets today to consider peace proposals for mediation with the big five brotherhoods, They were:  First. The announcement that presidents of three powerful Eastern roads,!  pittsburgh operators  announce wage scales  Pittsburgh, Pa-, Aug. 23.—The scale committee of the Pittsburgh Coal Producers' Association today ordered the 1920 and 1922 scales posted at all <t the mines owned and operated by its members, but declined to yield to the demands of the United Mine Workers that the check-off provision of the scale be enforced. About 45,000 miners are affected.  CBy A??oci,ite(1 Press) Springfield. 111., Aug. 23.—Mines ia  all ixirts 01 central Illinois were buzz-  Despite  continued assertions of ¡ing with activity this morning after rail chiefs that they will enter the con-an idleness since April first. Some  i r, 1 - T-. .ference today without having before' them which had prepared for re-Samuel ^e of the Pennsylvania; E.j^j^^^ proposal as a re- opening had already hoisted coal by  E. Loomls, of the LeHigh Valley, and ,, / x. . . „  William Besler of the Jersey Central. executive committee's, noon.  „ . five last week, reports present were expected to arrive from Europe;. , , . ,  . , , ... x i in labor circles that several such  on the Majestic, in time to participate' , , - , , ,  . , Í it, A • i.' proposals were laid before the car-  in the conference of the Association of.. „ „ rier representatives.  Railway Executives.  Second. The grant by the three cor- ^^^^^ restoration of  poratlons of a 20 per cent, wage In- seniority was said to have been  crease to their several hundred thou- written by Secretary of Commerce  WINSLOW BILL REPORTED  OUT BY HOUSE TODAY  AUTHORESS DEAD  'By Assoclateit Press) Cleveland, O., Aug. 23.—Mrs. Jane Klliott Snow, author, lecturer, stu-flni^t and biographer, died at the home of her da.ughter here today, aged 85.  sand day laborers.  Third. Assertion by L, F. Loree, president of the Delaware and Hudson and chairman of the Eastern president's conference, that predictions of a strike settlement and peace in the industry, were "all bunk."  Fourth. The announcement that several of the brotherhood chiefs are en route from the West with practical proposals for settlement of the shop-crafts' strike, which they will submit to rail executives if all other peace advances fail.  Heads of the Association of executives refused to comment on the unexpected arrival of the three Eastern presidents. Their return on the same boat, and in the midst of the present crisis, was admitedly significant, however, especially since their respective vice presidents have been the nucleus of the group which, in the conference of the national association, has con-  Hoover and an official of the broth-hood of engineers, and containing provisions similar to President  (By Associated Press) Washington, D. C., Aug. 23.—After  first voting to give preference to the Bland coal investigation bill, the House rules committee reversed itself today, and reported out the Win-slow hill for a commission composed  Harding's last proposal, cloaked in g^^j^^^y impartial representatives  (Contlnuea on Façe 8.)  of the public.  ALL 'WHITE SHOES GREATLY REDUCED  ^ All White Reign Clo^h Oxfords, $5, and $é, valties. All Black and White Sport Oxfords, $6, to47;50 . Few White Kid Plain Pumps, French Heels, Now  $4.00 $3.50  ■ /  J'  It owes yois that well-set-up smartly styled look.  It owes you complete satisfaction and full return for your money! Why take a chance of not getting these things, when in our clothes --you are sure of them—or else your money back.  SUITS FROM $25.00 TO $45.00 A Pleasure To Show Them  THE SHOP of QUAMTY ON THE CORNIR  The Home of Hart Schaffner & Marx Qothcs.   

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