Middletown Times Press, December 1, 1919

Middletown Times Press

December 01, 1919

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Middletown Times-Press (Newspaper) - December 1, 1919, Middletown, New York ;TI SENDS TROOPS TO ZARA, SAYS REPORT AVERAGE DAILY CIRCULATION FOR NOV. LEADING NEWSPAPER TERRITORY THE PAPER FOR EVERY HOME. VOL. 30. (A. the Year. N. Y.. MONDAY. DECEMBER 1. 1919 Cents the Month. THREE CENTS THE COPY Forceful Measures by Government May Be Necessary in the Coal Strike PEREMPTORY DEMAND MADEON MEXICO BY UNITED STATES JENKINS MUST BE AT ONCE IS RELEASED U. S. DEMAND FINE SERta JDRASTIC CURTAILMENT OF TO EXCELSIORS Ultimatum Should Be in the Hands of Mexican Officials JU Today. NEW NOTE IS TO BE MADE PUBLIC SOON Congress Will Back Up the Stand of the State De- partment. "CBy Associated Press.) Washington, Dec. Amer- ican note on the Jenkins case be- gins by saying that the United States declines to be drawn into a judicial discussion of "irrele- vant and unimportant and says the demand for the Con- sul's release is founded on right and justice. The note says the United States is constrained to be cf -the opinion that Carranza's arguments that the case is being investigated and that Jenkins has not taken the opportunity to be released on bail are mere ex- cuses. No ultimatum been served and no indication been given as to what the American govern- ment's course would be if Consul Jenkins is not immediately re- leased! The note said it appeared to have been the purpose of the Mexican government to assume a wilful indifference the feelings of the American people that have been aroused to a point of indigna- tion. It said it was for Mexico to show cause for Jenkins' detention and not for the United States to show cause for liberation. Jenkins Liberated? El Paso. Dec. re- ports current say Consul Jenkins has been liberated from jail. (Continued on page eight) BUSINESS BOOMS AND PRICES SOAR SAYS FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD REPORT Washington, Dec. demoralizing effects upon general business that might have been expected from coal and steel strikes wholesale and retail business has increased, consumption out- stripping production and prices are still going up, according to a review of the general business conditions of the country by the Federal Reserve Board. The board finds that even in the steel and coal districts wholesalers and are turning over their stocks faster than they can be sup- plied. The consumers of the country are still purchasing at an unpre- cedented rate and the reports received by the Board continue to empha- size the prevalence of an unabated business activity due to persistent demand for goods af all stages of praduotion. Drastic action looking toward the conservation of vanishing coal supplies is foreseen by the Board, with consequent curtailment of indus- trial operations. In spite of the return to civil pursuits of millions of men from the military establishments there is continued labor shortage. The reports received show an astonishing economic situation throughout the country. By the Chaplain Rev. Dr. Wight ON SUNDAY EVENING THE COAL CONSUMPTION National Officers Pay Visit to Corliss n on Saturday Cabinet to Act in the Coal Strike at Meeting Tuesday. TODAY'S WORK TO BE TAKEN AS FORECAST Cotnoanvl As a tribute 10 the fact that it is the! Council chamber. Mayor Uoss'yn M. second lodjro in New York state to Cox. who holds a certificate 01 ui.-mbor- ileiaonal .h showing in. point of ship in the local association, was intro- j __ local Excelsior Hook ladder O aueuded the Webb Horton UCSi m, Presbyterian Church SucSlciy evening mi.mbership gain__from 27 to cuced by the local pr.-sideiit. to listen to the annual session by the Association. No. 49. National As- Harrington. Th- mayor suited mat it chaplain. E. Van Dyke The subject of tlie discourse was I Last Week's Soft Coal Produc- tion Did Not Reach 50 Percent. Normal. STRONG FAITH IS NEED OF HOUR Forcible Sermon by Rev. Dr. Kirkweor RIGHT AND WRONG] Bolshevism Is Bred by Wrongs CONGRESS AGAIN IN SESSION (By Associated Press.) "WashingTon. Dec. Sisrty- Blxth Congress met today for trie first regiJar session- There -was a large attendance of both Senate and House when the gavels of Vice-President and Speaker Gillette fell promptly at noon. Local Post of the Legion Is Second In Orange In the First Presbyterian Church oa! Sunday morning the minister preached i from tne text, "Blessed are they that feunger and thirst alter righteousness for they shall be filled." He said that in times such as these, simple, direct and strong faith and convictions were the need of the hour, and that an un- derstanding of the nature of righteous- ness was of paramount importance. That righteousness had its being in the nature and in the will of God, and that no individual nor" group of indi- viduals could subtract from or add to the sum of righteousness found in God. That mankind could hinder the exten- sion of righteousness In human affairs winch always led to disorder and death or mankind could accept of God's righteousness in human affairs for or- der and life. In physical matters, as illustrated in the sciences, the waole effort of man Is to know the laws of NEED FIVE BILLIONS FOR 1921 (By Associated Press.) Washington, Dec. record dollar congresses of ordinary peace times faded into the past today when Secretary Glass, presenting the annual estimates of the pro- posed appropriations of practically five billions of dollars during the fiscal year 1921. According to these figures it will cost more than five times as much to conduct peace time affairs as it did the year im- mediately preceding the war. The greatest individual estimates for expenditures go to the army and navy, but the yearly interest on the war debt amounts to more than one billion dollars. "Religion and the customary service had been oinitu-d. Rc-v. Dr. entered en the discus- sion of the theme. not take a text." he said, "because the theme is really the one subject of the Old Testament .and in those writings it is impossible to distinguish: between ro- scciution of SUiUonary Enioneers. was! hart Ktn his to work ou, a on Saturday visited by 20 officers charter ordinance maKinp -t p-r-ssibie I The even'.HK S: for such an orsumwtlion in this city.. troui tht- national body. ti city hall, wh with re inanv at the Ho doehijvd tin-re isn't of tho> officers so important -us safe onannovs. Coaly. Cooperation in industry, -which has chamctfriz-'d policy of station- ary onirim-ers the country, was tirsred ns solution to tho prob- llgion and patriotism. The prophets jem nd I'--r> 1 o'clock !n fi w.-is ronferre'l V.'iillarr, while th- by JTnr.Jf-y, Rroi-k- lah.in paid tribute to the loyalty of the j ln !ht. i.lisL tjavjj .iie miners nave j h.i'i ur. to think it over miu whether they will ac- i copt tile li percent, wage increase they can gel or wh-rther they will slay out the minvs. if coercion or persuasion is used throuKii rTf meetings with any ti'limg utYect upon industry, the 01 will move un- der til-.- act The GovemnienL despite the declaration lhu.t the ia-A xvnl be does wish to this we.ipon unless such a course is I" ljl' bwt it is real- ij.-d tiiat the showdown is coming. JJr. Harry A- GarHield, the Fuel Ad- ministrator, who has gone to College Jor a day or two his family, return to AVashington at iv.t.-t T.i-Siiay Attoraey- i .il wit! riturn t-xJjiy. Tin.- lUiili.i.-.-i Admiaistnttivn wil- ;-.ith- r up ti-.c d.iv's reports on pro- duction and Bines will them to the Cabinet meeting Tut-sd sy. At that meeting there will jiroi-al-.l> be a riiuJ determination, as to the of the Lever act to disli'.ct leaders of the mine worki rs who have been r- warr.i ii a gums t agreeing or .irrMnKing t-> hinder production. j "t last week's soil coai pro- duction siiowcd th.it the output did. i reach 5'> percent, ot normal. O2i- I ci.Us explained decrease that m-ist be met i ;r-'in the now being distribut- ed by th'j c-'r.tr.il committee, which had a stock of approximately 22.0W.- i tons when the miners left, their w.-rk more than a month ago. t dnistic curtailnjeat OQ j sumption of coal has been agreed up- on by tho central committee, which has Informed tho i-egional coal COEI- i rniltee of its decision. The new re- strictions put ir.to effect, -when- fr the rt-irvna.! comrriitteC'S are un- ai'Jf i'1 tl'e with local The details of the plan r.ot public, but it. is known that provide for a heavy reduction in t'.if consumpiion of coal. RECTOR RICE MAY LEAVE There is a thnt Hr-v. Max- well VT. Rice, rector of CJr.u-e Ejiisco- pal Church, may sever his with this church In to return to FaiV-. rf he served as rector of a. .nd Sydney father of Rfv. formerly r-.-rt'-r r-T '9 W3J! I i nuthf Jr.. i thsn! I is. of Rinrhamlo from page threo.) a total membership to that time cf 162. iliddietown is lead or.ly l-.v Xfwbureri, which ha? a membership of C3L The aro rts lows: ?i: Ch-ster. 13; 75. art-i 14S. i-v-- nr-; Cvived from Gosh-n nr.ti Port SPEAI'S AT BINGHAMTON. Rev. .i. O. K-.rkwood. minister f in 'h-s v-r.T-c ir CJiil to the her? Th" pastT of the IV.- Ch'ircsi has now westom church nr.'i it FIRE COMPANY bo "oy fire o: :h" at their respec- bws- M. c> tnpar.y wi serve a iwtxchton. a ri'i to a is MEETING IS POSTPONED. i The of The Liberty Street Associ-itiori planucd for Pixrcmber wi'l be p-wtpor.ed "imtil the January 6. 1920. Little Water Tax Is Still Unpaid K'Ce should ret-irn to then nr.d it is ex- pected h- -will be the recipient of a form.d axil. It is understood that tho salary of the church at VTappin- ppr's Kalis cor.sldcrnl.ly in excess or Mr. is now reecivin.tr here. Just w-h.'it the outcome will bo is not known, but tht> many friem'.s whom j Hi-ctor Kli-o nn.l his r.imtly made j durinK his br'.rf in tli'.s city The most successful collection of water rents nince tho Ineumhonoy of cierk of the Water Hoard H. un- hopoful tb.it an .irninvrcmoiu-t oan Stanton endod ut noon Saturday I be by whk-h they wi'.l remain und j Inft out of :x total Uui of j ho be permitted to continue his good unpaid, J work In tho parish. 20 DAYS LEFT TO SHOP REAP TJ1E AD5- iWSPAPERI ;