Waterloo Evening Courier, September 23, 1919

Waterloo Evening Courier

September 23, 1919

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Waterloo Evening Courier (Newspaper) - September 23, 1919, Waterloo, Iowa The street sale price la Waterloo c this edition of the Courier Is THREE CENTS all wHh ami jrrs aaketl 10 insist upon paying hf sulvrrtiswl jirlce AND WATERLOO DAILY REPORTER WEATHER FORECAST ill 1 IjWA Fair 1o Thu r fii r Conrlr Ktporter EltcblUhtd IMS ASSOCIATED PRE6S LEASED W A T liK L 0 O 1 O W A T I E y D A Y S E 1 T M I J K L1 J 1 J 1 9 S 1 X T K K N I A 0 K S HOMJS EDITIOW noon xoiTlox TWO SHOT S BIGGEST fill THE GATES OF tmu General Strike in Germany Is Called Red Plan De Luxe Exhibition of Dairy j Herds and Entries in Belgian Horse Show Are Magnets j Which Draw Spectators from j Miles Around CHILDRENS DAY MAKES RECORD IN ATTENDANCE Entertainment Features This Year in Keeping With Stand ards of Highest Class Old time Circus Acts Prove Keen Delight to Hundreds Strangers from all sections of the country poured today thru the gates at the Dairy Cattle Congress the premier exhibition of its kind the de luxe aggregation of horses cattle and pet stock j Notable amongthe city s guests were Governor W L Harding of Iowa and J H Haaslam assistant minister of agriculture of the proi of Saskatchewan Canada Both were delighted with the high class entertainment features stag ed at the big show grounds Botli will speak at the annual banquet given this evening at Pythian temple by the Cattle Congress of ficials to agricultural editors news paper men and exhibitors j Children and high school ents of the county yesterday streamed thru the entrances of the Cattle Congress grounds and all but choked the passageways in the monster amphitheatre For the first time in the history of the asi sociation the gates were opened wide to receive boys and girls 01 school age thruout the day and i evening Heretofore the free gate lias extended only until 6 pm But vesterday boys and girls were giv en a welcome both day and nignt into the grounds and into the amphitheatre where the hippo drome acts and circus performance were given Responding to the gen erous invitation the children came by scores and hundreds on every car They came on foot in bugJ and in sands of enthus iastic expectant anxious to see all that the show had to offer 10000 Swarm Over Grounds j was a great day for Young a day never to be forgot ten in the collection of premier horses and prize winning cattle in i the exhibition of pet stock in the skill of acrobats the dash and verve of dancing horses the comij cal performances oC clowns thej humanlike feats of elephant horse pony dog monkey and sea lion E G Pullen superintendent the sale of tickets at the gates and j on the grounds estimated that 101 000 people enjoyed the mamloldi features of the show during the day and evening Of this approximately 7500 were children leaving about 2500 as the paid atj tendance This record was nearly double that of any opening day of anv of the nine previous shows Itj the tribute which the people of i AVaterloo and vicinity paid to the efforts of the management of the Dairv Cattle Congress in collect ing exhibits of worldeclipsing character I The total attendance last year on the opening day counting both paid and free was 5300 All Concessions Busy Everything connected with thej big shoV yesterday afternoonand evening enjoyed a big run of busij ness There was not a dull drag ging hour from noon until 10 p j in Everything went off with a dash riding devices were crowded snines and coasters ran incessant ly booth attendants gave out infor mation and souvenirs to a never ending stream of humanity On this the second clay the pros pects were good for a similar rec ord of attendance Weather con ditions were sky with the chill of autumn in the air and bright sunshine Highways are drying and people are coming from far places in touring cars They are coming from various parts of Iowa and from neighborj inc states to see the worlds greatj est collection of Belgian horses and the worlds premier exhibition ofj dairy animals Oil You Oldtimc Circus How the eyes of the hoys and girls danced and sparkled as thej cirrus acts were given in the monj Fter coliseun1 yesterday afternoon nnd evening It was a recnidesenee of the old time circus a reincarual lion of the Ortons and Olders thej Yankee Robinsons and the days I when P T Barnum and the Ring lings were just starting on their later more brilliant and vastly en larged careers The beauty of the circus at the Dairy Cattle Congress grounds is that one can see it all One need miss nothing Theres onj ly one ring and only one act at a I Mine Snch happy glorious opporl timity And he clowns were there ss funny as overfunny in dress in action and in spppch All thai was miffing from HIP olrl tinifv show was tho mounting of a rlnwn Cattle Congress Program Sept 24 ovett Guernsey Cows amphij Neucste Nachnchtcii theatre Belgian Cla 11 12 13 26 27 2S Qtuirtci nutomohilo hall touch with Moscow j Geneva Monday Sept A I general striUn in all industries in i Germany the dissolution of the German army and the overthrow of the democratic German government favor of a Communist regime during the coming winter has been decided upon at a conference held by Russian and German revolution ists according to the Munich The news jpaper says that the headquarters of the movement are lo be established at Lcipsic and will be in close Ill IPPHL5 TO ftLLIES 10 SULK IE IS Wants Force Sent There Which Shall Not Include Italian Soldiers Assertion Peavcys Orchestra exhibition j Kolstcin Bulls amphi thealre Illinois Central band grounds Of ludglns Guernsey Uroups and Holstein Bulls amphitheatre Judging Kelgian jlorse Chisfes C 7 S 9 10 Concert Illinois Central liand amphitheatre Concert Orchestra automobile liall Dixie Quartet exhibition linll Horse show Hippodrome CMrcus ain phi Drivingexliihition Horse Belgian teams The Hiding Hans Bro1 CoiiiuIy Sensation al Bar Act Double Hitch Driving exhibi tion VIR Aerial PatLs Exhibition by Vivian II high school horse Setts Educated Seals Hiding and Saddle Horse Ex hibition Community Singin led Tolbcrt MacRiie Wnr Camp AMERICAN PARTICIPATION IS BELIEVED IMPROBABLE HALTS DRY KNVOYS WHOD IXVADK BRITAIN I t 111 AsMirliitri lniidoii The AiiKii iai iaic lipiirtnieni is taking id Ilirck I In1 extension of l If Ami Saloon Irenes prohibi tion campaiKii in accord In i Me Haily Mail which sayr I lif Ihe IV sought Iiieilities in y o visiting Kim liilii lllKihle lo rieriire I lie nor exiry Ill American sliitidcpiirt tin papor continues liiliy Hive n HIP detriiiicntal elieii extension of Ihe Atl iiSiluon leagues activities to Eu rope might have on inUTiuitioniil relations especially al the preHOnt lime and is said lo be resolved in Titanic Labor Animals EVENING HolsteinFriesian Breeders ban ciuet Hotel HusaeilLaniKon Peaveys Orchestra automobile i Dixie Quartet hall Concert Illinois Central band amphitheatre S00 Horse Show Hippodromeand amphitheatre Grand Cattle and Horse Parade comi prisingthe prize winners ofj Haas Bros ComedvSensational Bar Act ludging FourHorse Belgian Teams i Beits Educated Seals Sirisil lBb Rasdan Comedy Acrobats Pairs Ladies and Gentlemens Riding Contest j Giubeis Animals ExhibltTdn of v vian high school Double Hlfch Driving Horses The Riding Davenports on a barrel and singing a song to the bespangled bowing smiling pirouetting lady bareback rider There was the grand entree led by a band with lumbering pacher derm dancing equines proudly marching great Dane dog and all the other features of the ordinary opening procession Horses Excite Mens Pride In the show ring today the worlds greatest judges were busy scanning the points of superiority in the worlds cream of horses and dairy cattle Horsemen declared that the showing of Belgian animals nearly 300 in number is the greatest ever seen in the United States Each animal is nearly perfect and the judges encountered considerable difficulty in judging upon the com parative merits of such an assem blage of prizewinners The horses were beautiful in their graceful bodies in their movements as they were in the ring before the and in their beribboned s of various bricht col ors At the other side of the big show ring the worlds finest milch ani mals were being judged They represented the choicest individ uals of many dairy strains repre sentatives of some of the best known herds in the country sev eral of them being from Waterloo which is coming to be the center of the dairying industry of the United States Governor at Banquet At t oclock tonight Gov I Harding will the honored guest at the second annual banquet given by the Dairy Cattle Congress com plimentary to the editors of stock journals the exhibitors Canadian representatives and wives attend ing the show Several hundred arc expected to be present The gov ernor and C E Picket will speak and a live program of music and talks has been arranged The will be held at K of P Johnsons Amendment Will Not Be Called Up for Several Days Is Decision CRy the Associated Press Washington D C Sept How to put an end to demonstra tions in the galleries during disi cussiou of the peace treaty is trouj bling senators almost as much as the league of nations Altho applause by the galleries direct violation of senate rules been more or less of a bleni since the treaty was brought before lie senate in open execui tive session the matter of ing the senate rules was to a decisive stage late yesterday when after Senator Heed Jicmo crat Missouri had concluded aj fourhour attack on the league the galleries applauded vigorously Men clapped their hands and stamped their feet in approval ofj the Missouri senators speech while women waved their arms and shouted I Otiniimiiis Fails to Stop Hissing j When Senator Ashurst Demoj crat Arizona a league supporter arose to condemn the action of the galleries he was met with a wave of hissing Attempts of President Pro Terapore Cummins to stop thei demonstration were tn vain Suggestions came from several j senators today that the galleries be I closed during treaty debate but these met objection from tbe pro ponents of the plan to conduct thei treaty fight in open session i The next move in consideration j of the treaty rested with Senator j Johnson Republican California who returned early today from bis speaking tour in opposition to the league of nations Johnson Amendment Test Senators Lodge Massachusetts and Hitchcock Nebraska leaders in the treaty contest announced that the amendment sponsored by Senator Johnson to article three of the league covenant to equalize thei voting strength of the United States and Great Britain would be called up if the California senator desired Nearly a week of debate was expected to precede a vote on i the amendment which will be aj test of the strength of the two facl tions j Delay for Johnson Republican senate leaders decided today to defer for several days conj sideratioii of the amendment to the peace treaty by Senator Johnson Republican California proposing equal voting strength in the league of nations between the United States and Great Britain Formal reading of lhe treaty will be continued for a time Senator Johnson who has been speaking in the Middle West against the league plan returned here to vas said he would rost at home until tomorrow By tele phone he conferred with Republican leaders and the plan to postpone his ninondment temporarily was agreed to Applause Must Wait for End The question of dealing with sen ate demonstrations during the de bate on the treaty also was discuss ed at conference today Senator Lodge saicl it wns not planned to abrogate the senate rule against ap plause but to insist Ihat demonstra tions he limited strictly to the con clusion of senators addressee Yank Marines in Adriatic Have Not Acted May Await Paris or Washington Order liomc Sopt Tittiiii lUiUan fnreigii min isler bus rosiyncd liwauso ot the Kiunie incidciil to an announcement lv I11 Oiornulc Dltalia CBy tlic Assocliitrd ITcss London Sept which was given a free baud to handle the problem arising out of the seiz ing of Fiuuie by Capt Gabriele DAnnunzio as a domestic affair is said in reports current to have made an appeal to the allied powers to take the matter off her hands and send i force to Frame to expel the insurgent troops from the city It is claimed Italy has stipulated that if such a force is sent to the Adriatic city it must not include Italian units It is improbable ac cording 10 report that American troops will participate in such an operation if it is ordered there be ing no soldiers available for such purpose American marine contingents now m the Adriatic have not taken part in any activities there and it is said they will not be called upon to do so unless positive instruc tions come from Washington or the peace conference in Paris Sleize toi Fiunic Flume Sept By Associated occu pying forces have ordered the cit izens of Fiume to give up all arms Many revolvers and rifles and great quantities of ammunition were found Among the weapons discov ered were two machine guns That the blockade of the city in stituted by the Italian government is not effective is evidenced by the arrival of a train bearing thirty trucks loaded with supplies Reinforcements also have arriv ed three companies of an infantry brigade from Lombardy sent to the lino defined in the armistice pass ing into Fiume with their arms and baggage Allies Uneasy Over Situation Paris Sept is arrowing in peace conference cir cles regard to the situation in Fiume It is feared that the move ment started by Gabriele DAnnun zio may spread to other parts of the Dalmatian coast and result in the occupation of Zara Cattaro and other towns with large Italian populations located in districts where the majority of inhabitants are 1 ugoSlavs The TugoSlav delegation in Paris is extremely apprehensive and the situation generally is re garded as one which might con ceivably develop into a war No reply has been received yet from President Wilson to the pro posed compromise of the differen ces regarding Fiume The Ameri can delegation however does not expect an answer for several days as the compromise plan in final form did not leave Paris until last Wednesday and delays in cable transmission as well as the process of decoding would consume several riOVS DVnnunzin In Stay 1 lv IMPSS Fiume Saturday Sept 20Ga hriele declared in an interview here loday thai he was making ready an appeal to the president of the United Ktates the king of England and the French people in support him in his occu pation of Fin in for Italy which he intended to maintain to his dying day having deteniined never to loave the TTe confident he said thai hip appeal would bear frui Ira is FULL ftS POLICE REPEL ITTU RT Pl One Bluecoat Stabbed Three of Victims Likely to Succumb as Result of Injuries MAN IS SHOT IN DONORA BY MILL GUARDS BULLET Disturbances at Buffalo Keep Up Today Senate to Start Strike Probe Thursday lohn A Kitzpsilriik Insider o f tin Judge IClbert II Oary chairinau o f tin1 lion who heads tho opposition forces in greatest strike in the worlds his ory Ktielworkcrs unions anil Iniled Stales Sleol wluil develop inlo ihn More than iinoiioon men in Pocket of Suspect in Another Crime Develops Clue to Another Haul will be involved The sleel work ITS unions have refused 10 post pone the strike until questions involved ran bo thrashed out at the employersemployes conforcnce by President Wilson in Washington on Oct 2G iy rn1 Assnchied trpssj Ihieago Sepl men one of them a John Wejda clerk in the Chicago poslollice who IE said to have planned the robbery weroj arrested here earl today charged with stealing of a ship1 nient of last Thursday j from be federal reserve bank here to the Standard Oil company of Whiting Ind Of the stolen funds was recovered The ve according to an alleged confession of two of the men was j abandoned at the outskirts of Chi jcago when the automobile in which Hliey wore returning from Whiting broke down Police Luck Itevcals Cine A piece of police iucit is point otl to as responsible for the arrest of the men Chicago citv detectives unearthed the postal robbery when two of tin men Leo and Walter Phillips brothers 25 and 21 years old respectively were arrested in connection with the robbery ot a sa loon in winch approximately i was obtained Prior to the arrests no annoiince 1110111 of the huge holdup had been made Informed by a stool pigeon that ihe Phillips brothers were involved in tbe saloon robbery which occur red laier in he day of the holdup at Whiting the officers at first thought they had stumbled on a big payroll or bank robbery when one found SOODO in the elder Phillips pock it 35585 Killed in Action 14742 Died of Wounds 58073 of Other Causes By Ihe Associated trrss Washington D C Sept The cost of the war lo the United States in manpower is now csiimal ed olllcially as 11G4ILP ilciidand 205IJMO wounded a total ot 22 182 Those fiRiires include losses to army mid marine units on all fronts to Sept 1 Killed in action totalled or 1 per cent of the entire list died of wounds 117lli died of dis ease died of accident and other causes 80I2 Under Ihe bead of niissinft thr1 uiinouncc nienl records a xero with the nota tion all corrected At the same hour in Hot Rus sellLarnson the Iowa breeders will fHrirli Kftrlf flULfif Whites Apply to O Killing WottUW Fireman Killed When Train Jumps Track Engineer Is Scalded friends at a banquet About quet for the Guernsey cattle breed ers will be at Hotel fiilis T R s FRiFvn Rrnnrii mrs I K S JKIEMX Bl MOCIv IHRh By Deadwood S D Sept Bullock litelong personal friend of the late Theodore Roosevelt died at his home here this morning aft attacking and murder ing of a white farmer Resolutions were adopted at the meeting condemned in strong lan guage the crime which aroused 1000 men and sent them on a 4 hour search of swamps coacludinf wilh the shooting to death of the negro and burning of I ho body At the time of the crime the negro nnd was 62 years old Holiday The brand that equals Ruder upon a ncgrcss He is said to have confessed to both crimes iSmnk Diamond Inn lo the last puff Rv AosnciHfi Frff Connellsv ille m Pet 2 3The PillsbiirghXcv York night express the Kaltiitore f Ohio railroad leiviiig Pittsburgh it a ir derailed arly today Con fluence PH No pHSSPilcnrs wrjv in iirpd railroad official snid Tiie fireman WHS killed and lc unpincfn badly scalded FORDS KT STDCK COXTROI iKv the As intur Detroit Sept of all stook in the Ford Moior conipririy has beep by Hcmy 1Vrril and his son Kdsel was aii nonnced here today thru purchase1 of the minority holdings of lames Coiizcns millionaire mayor of De troil and former vice president of th Aloney Buried uii Farm Belief A fourth man said to be ihe own1 er of i small farm near Chicago was being sought early today Po iico say they believe most of the missing money was buried on his property He is said lo have been at Whiting the Phillips urofh rs Wejda is a clerk in the registry division Some months ago be no il iced that every Thursday a regis package consigned lo the Uank of Whiting from the fiideral reserve bank here went thru the Chicago poatotiice acconJing to a confession officers say they obtained from him j Package Arouses ovclousncss One day ihe alleged confession Wojda observed that a torn package contained money and Making the Phillips brothers into his confidence Dimmed the robbery The Phillips brothers according to statements police say they made a third man and stole an auo mobile and went to Whiting Ii is believed n dummy package similar lo one of I wo containing the I iiiiomv had been prepared by Weida Tills was taken to Whiting and alter the currency had been de livered at lie railroad station to be i sent to the bank was subslituled nd rhe monev obtained K N Mendelle and 1 K Sullivan postal insjieciors in charge of the feieral invsl icat ion said Ibey be lieved senl a iake bap similar in appearance lo the money bags in Ih assignment to Whiting Took Wrons to Posiollief man named Joe Sell em ployed a the station was to takei tie hairs in a band cart to the post of ice rhe inspectors said llei Sol th wrong bap and took il to i liic piisloflicn tron it was to b1 id the liank of Whitine from tlnTv to bo Standard Oil Cinipaiiv of Indiana When he o ihe statiii ih1 bag con tiiliirig tlimoney gone ihe iripclors said did nut Unof tbe bairs coiilcnts The holicvo Wcjda o marked the bar th1 robber could 1101 mistake it Wilson Legion Button Wearer Since Joining Chapter at Glendive Fly the Press On Board President Wilsons Special Train Sept The badge of the American 1egion has replaced on Presidem Wilsons coal lapel the miniature American flag which formed sn prominent a fea ture of tin wartime pictures of the nations chief executive It was left to the legions chap ter in Glemlivy Montana to bring tin eoniminderincliief of the American army and navy inlo tin1 organization It voted him a vet eran of the ttisr and extended him i full membership when his special train halted at Jlondive for a feu minutes He accepted and secured a legion button which lie lias worn since on ail occasions While playing basketball in the east high boys gymnasium Ellis It ago senior in the high school was stricken by heart fail ure at a m today and died I instantly Mo had been under the care of a physician for heart trou ble and liuci been advised that in dulgence in violent sports might lerminalo fatally for him Tin dead sciiior high student was ii son of Air and Mrs Fred Chapman residing several miles north of the city During his stay in Waterloo ho lived with a grand mother Mrs Kleanor Purdee and Miss Inanetle Panlee an aunt 70S Seventh street west Miss Pardec is a teacher in the west schools Kills Chapman was born at Volga la luno It JSt ICight years ago lie removed with his family to the farm they now occupy and attend ed the country schools At the con clusion of his country school work lie came to Waterloo to study at east high Me was a member of the Christian church In addition to hiK parents he leaves a younger brother Homer The body was taken to the Pctersen liros mortuary pending funeral ar rangements No one at easi high is compelled 10 lake gymnasium work according to school authorities Voting Chap man had been advised by both his physician and the school officers al the beginning of the term that he should not enter for gymnasium ork ProfitSharing Way Champ Clark A dvises to Content Workers Orleans Sept The so lution f the differences between Ii bor and capital lies in the scheme for profitsharing Representative Champ flark of Missouri declared today in an address al the annual convention of the Associated Adver tising Clubs of the World The plan lie said will require much pains and thought lo bring it to perfection bill it certainly is nol beyond our ability fordoing BurnquisFs Veto of Tonnage Tax Hinted as Splitting Party i By the Associated Press Hi Paul Sept visible evidence of a rumored break be tweeu Gov 1 A A Burmiuist Rei publican and other Republican stale officials and political leaders because of the governors veto of lhe tonnage uix bill came today when Lieut Gov Thomas Frankson issued a formal statement cleuounc ing the veto as a travesty California M E Asks Pact 0 K But Shies j at Moral Santa cal Sent California conference of the Metho rlisi Episcopal church today went on record for adoption of the league 1 of covenant as imperative for th1 iiii of the worlds bur din and to the unrest that menaces l he worlds peace allho statins the i miferenre could notj give moral approval to all provi of tin1 covenant The hiliii also i IPC ami Walter Pilikov San Felice Cigars for 20c Americas 1110si popular cigar LABOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE PUT OFF TILL PACT SIGNED Stick Cplllf to preserve Tt Inil IIK UKquality i The Courier should be deliv ered al itr home jiJO oclock If thru error of the carrier boy or other cause you fail to receivo your pnper by that time please 1lione and a copy of Cue paper will be senl Mione culls iiniM rriicll Ills office before p in nv tie Wjisbington C Sept 211 As less than half a nations have ratified the peace treaty officials of the department of labor are of the opinion that the first interimj tional labor conference provided for in the treaty and called by Presi ilenl Wilson In meet here 2fl will be postponed These officials j said today Ihat if the 1nited Slate had not ratified the treaty by that da it il was a foregone conclusion i that he conference would be held at a later date i Eighteen nations are preparing to send delegates to he conference j They are Great llrilain France Italy lapan Belgium Holland1 Switzerland Persia Chin Hon duras itialemalii Bolivia lion iiinrk lusoSlavia Xicarjjua Pov lugal anada and Bwcdnn tins Associated Press Sept With suite constabulary 110 deputy slicrilVs and scores of policemen patrolling the streets about the steel here tho situation following serious riots last night was siiiiitiy improved early today Nine persons two women nnd Mven men sliot last night in addition U the stab liiiif of one jioliceman and in juring of another with a club in Jin attack on the plant of I bo Carnegie Steel company Three of tho injured likely will die it is said IWnoia Ia Sept man was sliot and several oth ers injured here liust niffht xvhen rniil guartls of the Amer ican Steel Wire Cjomptiny lire on ji crowd nt to stop an automobile carrying stJikc breakers liunalo V Sept 23 listurbances xvliich began in the vicinity of tbe Jjackawan na Steel companys plant last night continued this moniijijj Switchmen on the Soutli Buffalo railway iuit work when ordered to move cans into the liackawan nt Steel companys yards Wusliinsloii D C Sept 23 of tlie steel strike by the senate labor com inittcc was ordered today tho senate A resolution by Senator Kenyon Iowa Repub lican providing for the inquiry and autliorizinir a reportas to any remedial jiction coiikl be taken was adopted without a ioll call Senator Kenyon said it was proposed to call leaders repre sftntiiijii both employers and employes to Washington inan effort to determine the cause of the strike Visitsby tlie committee to the steel centers are not pliinned he said Senator Konyoii announced later that the investigation would be bejjuii Thursday and that tbe first witnesses would ho Chairman Gary of the Unit ed States Steel corporation ami John J chair man of the national committee organizing the steel workers Messrs Gary and Fltzpat riclc summoned bv telegraph nie the senate was order inu its inquiry Representative Cooper Republican of Youngs town O a steel center sliarp ly criticized William Z Fos for secretary of the labor or ion committee an 1 V W extremist and charged that both the American Fed era t ion of Labor and other similar organizations were bc ing dominated not by law abidinc it but by these radical socalled laborleaders who would overthrow our gov ernment1 By tlic Associated The second day of the great struggle between the labor unions and the United States Steel corpor ation opened with the question as to the extent to vhch the industry has been affected by the strike still uncertain confusal is it is by the conflicting claimof the leaders on either side That the industry has oeen gravely cripple in the sreaf centers of Pittsburgh Chicago and was certain and earh reports today recorded several for the strikers Several Carnegie Plants Close In the Pittsburgh district several of the Carnegie Steel companys plants were closed and the Brad dock and Rankin plants of the American Steel Wire company both of which attempted to continue operations yesterday shut down to day These two concerns employ approximately 10000 men In the Chicago district similar conditions prevailed Nearly all of the plants in that region including Gary and Hammond either were closed today or operating ly reduced capacity The strike lead ers claimed that 75 per cent of the 90000 workers were out and that in Gary the percentage was 95 Steel company officials refused to concede a higher percentage than 20 Yonngstown Strikers Stronghold Tn the Mahoning valley district of which Yonngstown is the heart ill nporls Ihut fh1 strikprf had achieved their most marked CONTINUED ON PACK SIX ;