New Castle News, July 19, 1922

New Castle News

July 19, 1922

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New Castle News (Newspaper) - July 19, 1922, New Castle, Pennsylvania I-HO.YES 22 AND ISO. CITIZENS PHONE 22. Telephone Your News Items to New Castle's Newsy Newspaper NEW CASTLE NEWS Weather Forecast Pair tonight and Wednesday; slight- ly Cooler ton ight. VOLUME XLII No. 288 NEW CASTLE, PA., WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 1922. -16 PAGES THREE CENTS A COPY EXECUTION DATE FIXED Troop Leave Saturday For Annual Camp Sixty Four Men To Go To Mt. Gretna With Cavalry From This City ADVANCE DETAIL GOES THIS EVENING Denby Near Death In Airplane Fall Several Changes Made In Troop Officers During Past Few Months CAPTAIX J. B. BWETTEM, X With approximately 64 men on board. Troop A. 104th cavalry, will leave Saturday morning, July 22, at a. m. over the Pennsylvania raliroad for Mt. Gretna, Pa., for the annual two weeks' summer encamp- ment. Practically every arrange- ment has been made by the local troop and on Thursday night and Friday flual arrangements will be made. Five coaches will comprise the train, two passenger coaches, horse cars and one express car. two The horses have been shod and clipped and will probably be loaded Friday evening, or before daylight Saturday morning. The troop will arrive In camp at Mt. Gretna, Saturday morn- ing and will leave on Friday evening, August 4, for home. Advance Detail An advance detail of throe men will leave this evening for Mt. Gretna, Pa., to draw rations and make preliminary arrangements for tho troop. This detail will be in charge of Corporal William W. Bech- tol and will probably consist of two other men, Cook Allessio Ciambotti and William J. Watklna. The personnel of commissioned of- ficers and non-commissioned officers (Oontimna On Page two) Two Railroad Bridge Guardians Found Dead (International News Service) MONTGOMERY, Ala., July Two men were found dead today, presumably killed by a train pear tho Pint Lala Creek bridge of the Western Railway, ten miles from Montgomery. The men were guard- Ing the bridge. It is believed they wont to sleep on the track. Arthur Mometer XI. S. Naval Secretary Biding In Airplane In China At Time Of Fall Acting1 Secretary Roosevelt Cables Denby Requesting1 Accident Details (International News Service) WASHINGTON, July receipt of unofficial reports that Se- cretary of the Navy Denby had bare- ly escaped death in a fall from an air plane while flying in China Assist- ant Secretary of the Navy Roosevelt today dispatched an urgent cable message to the Orient, requesting de- tails of the accident. The message was addressed to Se- cretary Denby himself, through the commander-in-chief of the Asiatic fleet aboard the U. S. Henderson on which the naval secretary sailed for the orient some weeks ago. Rosevelt's message said: "You reported in airplane accident Cable details. Roosevelt." Governors Plan Protection For MineEmployes Responses From Governors Of 28 Goal Producing States Arriving Michigan Not Take Sides In Rail Strike (International News Service) DETROIT, July state of Michigan will not take sides In the j fight between the Pere Marquette railway and the Labor Unions." This statement from Governor Croesbeck an dthe withdrawal of 19 trains by the Pere MarQuette, were today's developments in the coal and rail strike situation, which now threatens Michigan fruit growers with millions of dollars loss. Acute shortage of coal was given as the rea- son for the removal of the trains by the Pere Marquette. The move is seen as a death blow at Michigan Fruit Growers' hopes of marketing this 'year's record peach and grape HARDING'S MANDATE WILL BE SUPPORTED Optimism Enters Negotiations To End Twin Strike Chicago Dispatches Say Rail Strike Is Yielding Steadily To Settlement i COAL OPERATORS "FEEL FOR PEACE" John L. Lewis Declares He Is Willing To Meet Operators In Joint Parley By GEORGE R. HOLMES, International Zfrvrn Staff President Very Well Pleased With Governors' Prompt Replies WASHINGTON, July Responses from the governors of 28 producing states to whom President Harding addressed his appeal for support and pledge of aid last night began coming into tho White House. President Harding was said to be well pleased with the. promptness with which the state executives re- WASHINGTON, July 19 The deep shade of indigo blue that has enshrouded Washing- ton for the past few weeks in its unsuccessful efforts to grapple with the two industri- al menaces presented by the coal and rail strikes was pene- trated today by a few sunshiny rays of optimism. On top of hopeful massages from Chicago that the rail strike is yield- steadily to settlement, it became WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA TO BE RE-OPENED November, 1917, Wage Scale To Prevail; ''Check-Off'' System Opposed Will Attempt To Operate Mines In Accordance With Harding's Order ___ ____ ___________ "tone "of their I known here that tentative peace replies They probably will be made feelers have passed between the war- blio later. ring camps of miners and operators Governors Hart and Mecham stat- j in Washington. ed that there Is no trouble in the I Cabinet officers in coal mining industry in their respec- crops. The governor's announcement was made in answer to criticism by U. S. Marshal Frank T. Newton and Judge Arthur K. Tuttle, voiced in the lat- :er'e court yesterday during the hear- ing of the Pere Marquette's petition lo enjoin strikers from trespassing. Judge Tuttle scored state officials and Saglnaw police; the former for reported withdrawal of the State Troopers on duty in Saglnaw, and the latter for refusal to protect strike Breakers at work. Oh T cim't help contemplating that summer'ji almost gone, and the trees will bo in sear and yellow leaf, and the thought of fcy water, makes me weary altogether, while the thoughts of snow are filled with poiR- iiant grief. But there's one thing be losing that will no bitter, I'm convinced the losw be but for the best, I'm referr- ing to the cuclcoo, the wild eyed pes- terhno, whom wo know now Jus the torrid weather pest. If it's eighty or a hundred, (it's ju-st eighty two today) he will stol iu< you jog on to your task, and in tones chock full of rancor, on the curbstone he will anchor uncl the following nut query will "in it hot enough old timer" and my answer Is "oh yes" but I want to put my lirogions on his neck, and some day I'm going to do it, though the "cops will make me rue tt, but I'll get that sal isfaction yet, 'iy heck. After 40 Years' Work, Charles R. Miller of New York Times Dies NEW YORK, July Charles R. Miller, for 40 years editor of the New York Times, died here yesterday after an illness of several monhs. He was 73 years old. Mr. Miller's entire newspaper car- eer was with the Times except for three years spent on the staff of the Republican after from Dartmouth his In Springfield graduation 1872. He was recognized as one of the ablest editorial writers in the coun- try. He received honorary degrees Live states and that the mines are be- ing operated. Protecting Indiana Mines The telegram from Gevernor McCray of Indiana, which is a storm center la the coal strike, said in part: "ibdiana mine operators have been invited to resume mining operations. Ample protection will be given to protect life and property." Governor Morrow, of Kentucky, an- nounced that he issued a proclama- tion containing a request to all mine operators in that state to open their mines and to all miners to re- turn to their employment or to seek employment when the mines are opened. Continuing the Governor said: "Am giving full assurance to all persons concerned that every power of the state will be used wherever and whenever necessary to maintain law and order and to protect every citizen in the unobstructed exercise 'of their constitutional rights: Your position as announced Is unques- tionably correct and should be unhes- itatingly pursued. I will support and maintain it." Iowa Falls Into Line. Governor Kendall, of Iowa, tele- graphed: "Every resource of the state to the support of the program you have sides of the Industrial turmoil des- cribed the situation as "still tense, but hopeful." The eleventh hour move toward peace originated, it is understood on the part of a considerable number of operators who are privately pessi- mistic over the prospects Of mining coal with volunteer workers: Even under the protection of federal and state troops. There are operators who have always dealt with the United Mine Workers, whose dis- tricts are strongly unionized, and who form the first have held a con- ciliatory attitude toward the union. Question of "Tonnage." Messages have passed between them and the union officials remaln- (Ooatiimvd On Pa (International News Service) July Pittsburgh Coal Producers associa- tion after an executive session today announced they would reopen the bituminous coal mines in Western Pennsylvania "to the fullest extent possible" in accordance with the in- vitation extended by President Hard- ing to do so. It was announced that the miners would be offered the old wartime' scale prevailing in November 1917. The operators declared their de- termination to stand pat for the abolishment of the check-off system and it was said that if the miners ac- cepted the terms agreed on today they would have to do so with the check-off eliminated entirely. This feature has been the biggest bont of contention between the oper- ators and miners ever since trouble between, the two began. A formal statement setting forth in detail the policy of the association will be issued later in the day. Scale Lower Than Harding's President Harding proposed that the scale which ended April 1 be con- tinued, arid which if accepted by the Pittsburgh operators would have made the scale iri this territory as follows: Day men a day for S Profess To See Move For Peace In Shop Strike Labor Board To Give Right Of Way To Revised Wage Scale Petitions Week Starting October I Set To Pay Penalty Announcement Of Date Is Made By Governor Sproul This Morning ATTORNEY MAY MAKE NEW MOVE FOR RYHAL PROPER PROCEDURE ANNOUNCED BY BOARD Danger Of A Strike Of Main- tenance Of Way Is Grow- ing Remote (International Xcws Service) CHICAGO, July rail strike situation appeared today to have reached a stage of watchful waiting. So far as sur- face indications are concerned, the pust 24 hours have seen few developments of importance and each side of the controversy scorns to have adopted a policy of waiting- for the otlier side's move. No definite peace plan has been announced as the result of parleys hours; 94 cents a ton lor here during the present week, mining and. C-10 a ton for pick j Belief prevailed that the course of mining. I the strike is tending toward an ad- The proposed scale the Pitts-1 justment of the issues, burgh operators shows a material re- j Some observers professed to see ductlon from that proposed by Pres- a doorway to peace in the promise Ident Harding, amounting to a slash held out by the United States railway of J2.50 a day for day workers, 24 cents an hour or a day for ma- chine miners and 23 cents an hour or for the pick diggers. Inaugurated fqr the relief of the fuel situation." Aged Woman Is Found Beaten To Death In Shed (International News Service) Ind., July The body of Mrs. Mary B. Toon, 74, who, from marks of violence showing on her head, it was evident, had been beaten to death, was, found today by her son near a shed in the backyard of her home here. The aged woman's home was lock- ed up and first police who arrived on the scene were unable to flr.d a j motive for the brutal murder. Socialists Clashing In Italy (International News Service) ROME, July has labor board that the board will give questions of revision of the wage scale right of way whenever such pe- Announcement was made to- day at Haxrisburg, that Gov- ernor W. C- Sproul has fixed the date for the execution of Thomas Verne Ryhal, of Law- rence county, for the week be- ginning October 2, 1922. Ryhal was convicted of first de- gree murder, for the dsath of Clara Belle Lennox, and th; death sen- tence was passed upon him several months ago. Appeal from the ver- dict iu the local court was made to the supreme court, and an effort- made to secure a retrial, but the su- preme court turned cown the ap- peal. Attorney Clyde Gibson, who rep- resented Ryhal in the trial, said this afternoon, that some further action will probably be taken in behalf of Ryhal. but that "he action contem- plated was indefinite as yes. At the eheriff's office this after- noon it was that Ryhal had not as yet been informed that the time had been set for ills execution. Progressive Leading Nebraska G.O.P. Race Howell May Be Candidate To IT. S. Chooso Hitchcock (International Xews Service) LINCOLN. Xeb., July sions with ,the individual railroads if no agreement is reached, the dispute will then be referred to the labor board and prompt action is promis- ed. One Dispute Presented. It is this promise that is believ- _ ed to liave influenced the decision broken out between Fascist; and So- I of the Brotherhood of Maintenance cialists in several smal towns in the i of Way employes to defer strike ac- titions are, brought before it. The procedure is for the union to take _, up the question of wage scale revi- Senator Gilbert M. Hitchcock has been nominated to succed him- Piedmont district, said dispatches re- j ceived here today. The Fascist! were Said to have begun the attacks. The workers in the locality of hos- tilities have proclaimed a general strike. Premier Facta has refused to re- sign making it necessary for parlia- ment to discuss the situation arising from the fighting between the riv- al troops. (Oontimna On Two) STRIKERS' MOB CEASES ATTACK Strikers Firing Upon AVashington County (Pa.) Mine Quit Upon Sheriff's Advice (International News Servlca) WASHINGTON. July Otto Luellen and a detachment of from Dartmouth and Columbia and j state ponce today dispersed a mob of decorations from the French and Bel- gian governments. He was a ber of the Century, Metropolitan and. Piping Rock clubs in New York. He was born in Hanover. .N. H. National Coal Bin Is Desperately Low (International News Service) WASHINGTON, July na- tion's coal bin is alarmingly low, lower than it has ever been In recent years, but beyond these facts gov- ernment bureaus professed to have no actual statistics as to the amount of coal on hand. The railroads are believed to be getlng perilously low. The geological survey estimated tons were held by railways March 1. At normal consumption this Is but 45 days supply. Thousands of tons of coal are held in cars and standing along tracks In tho United States .delayed by the shortage of locomotive power. Marriage Licenses 7 Robert A. Miles...........Mercer Gertrude J. Lewack........Mercer Johan Krock............Bessemer Mlna Relne ..........'..Bessemer John Edward Gallagher .New Castle Mary Jane Kogan......New Castle striking miners assembled a second time to attack the Wilson mine at Cokeburg Junction, thia county. Some of the men were firing shots at the mine when the tofflcers arrived. The sheriff induced the men to re- turn home peaceably. The Wilson mine yesterday started shipping coal and this aroused the Idle union miners.______ "World's Premier George Asserts ABERYSWYTH, "Wales, July World demoralization, disorganlza- and devastation resulting from the war has not yet been repaired." de- clared Premier Lloyd George In a speech here today after -receiving the freedom of the city. "The tolls are heavy, but whether they will prove too heavy depends upon the value you attach to human Briton To Attempt Flight Across Pacific (International NOWH Service) LONDON, July Fair- fax Morgan officially notified the American ambassy today ot his in- tention to attempt an airplane flight across the Pacific ocean. Major Morgan is a British aviator. Yanks Force Strikers To Resume Their Work (International News Service) July Al- len, commander of' the American troops on the Rhine, today dispatch- ed a squad of soldiers to compel the striking employes of the municipal gas works to return to their porsts. Governors Ready To Furnish Protection tion. One dispute between the track- men of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad and the railway ex- ecutives, already has been referred to the board and placed on the calen- dar for prompt disposal. Whether the shopmen who are on strike can reach a settlement of their grievances through this method Is doubtful, however, as the railroads have made it plain they will not deal with the.strikers until they return to their jobs. The strikers declare they will not return until assured of full restoration of seniority rights. Sev- eral roads, it is understood, have re- fused to agree to this proposal. Ad- justment of this difficulty at present seems to constitute the chief obsta- cle to settlement of' the shopcrafts' controversy. Maintenance Strike, Kemote. The danger of-a strike dl mainten- self, it was conceded by opponents early today, after counting- of com- plete returns from yesterday's elec- tion. Complete but unofficial returns from 2SG of the 191.1 precincts in the state gave Hitchcock 9.9IS, j. O. Shroyer Hitchcock made the as a Dem- ocrat. R. B. Howell, progressive Repub- lican, was leading Congressman Al- bert W. Jeffries.'Old Guard Repub- lican, by approximately votes at 7 o'clock (International News Service) WASHINGTON, July assurances of support came to President Harding today from gover- i nors of states to whom he addressed out his telegram last ight, appealing for state support In getting coal mines to running again and Offering federal aid if needed. !auce of mote." men Is believed to be re- F. Grable, president of the Schetter Receives Congratulations From Queen Of Belgium Clyde E. Schetter, graduate of the high school this year, who in 1919, was a member of .the United States marines corps, and was one of the guard placed by the United States government at the disposal of the king and queen of Belgium, when they made the trip to this country on the steamship George Washing- ton, has just received a letter of con- gratulation from the queen on tho matter of his graduation from the local institution of learning. He is one of the few persons .in this country, who have received a message from the queen of Belgium, and this makes the -message receiv- ed by him, something that he will always treasure. The letter of congratulation Is- written in French and the transla- tion 18 as follows: Fallals do Bruxelles, June 21, 1922, Mr, Clyde E. Schetter, 105 Highland Avenue, New Castle. Pa., U.S.A. Dear queen is delighted to learn of your promotion in the anks of tho high school of New Cas- le. Her majesty remembers with pleasure your presence in Am- erican at the time of the vis- It of tho" king and queen to the Uni- ted States in 1919. Our sovereign has requested me to thank you for your thoughtfulness in making her a part of so marking an event of your life and has en- trusted to mo the agreeable mission of sending you her congratulations. Will yon, also, monsieur, accept this expression of my own most dis- tinguished sentiments. The Secretary of the Queen. MADAME TRAUX DE WARDE. Irregulars Kill Free State Garrison Chief (International News Service) BELFAST, July per- sons were Injured in two ambush at- tacks by irregulars upon Free State troops near Strabano today. During a funeral ul. Galway ir- regulars launched an attack from ambush killing tho commander of tho Free State Garrison. strongly against a strike and he de- clares that he has full control of the organization. Grable admits that about trackmen have walked out on unauthorized strike, but con- tends that the number compared with a membership of Is negligible. A meeting of the grand lodge of tho brotherhood, which was to have been held in Detroit tomorrow, has been .postponed to Friday in order to give all members of the lodge an opportunity to reach Detroit. This meeting is expected to -determine finally the attitude of the brother- hood toward the strike. Grable has loft Chicago for Detroit after conferences here with members of the labor board and of the strik- ing shop crafts. Although no defin- ite results of these conferences are evident the opinion was current that they have laid the ground work for future parleys out of which peace may come. The strike situation throughout the country continues quiet, according to reports here, with only a few Isolated cases of trouble. Accepting Perishable Goods At Owner's Risk (International Xews Service) NEW YORK. July goods will be accepted for shipment only at the owner's risk henceforth, by the American Railway Express, officials today said. The action was taken, it was announced, because of the exigencies of the railroad strike. The officials indicated that the decision was not to be interpreted as an embargo on perishable goods. It is expected that fruit shipments will be affected. Pittsburgh Auto Toll PITTSBURGH, July per- sons were killed, four held for Inves- tigation, two fined and scores of au- tomobile thefts were cleared up in accidents and arrests in which auto- mobiles figured during the first two days of the week. i DEATH RECORD Mrs. Andy 32, Ellwood Snapshots At News Forty Prohibition raids in Atlantic City netted liquor valued at When Peter Van Dyke, 7S, aiid Sirs. Margaret Clutterbuck, were married at Newark, X. Harold J, Earlo, grandson of tho bride acted as best man. tho latter's fiancee be- ing bridesmaid. she disserved: to be shot, Mrs. Margaret Maher refused make complaint against her husband in Xew York. She was shot five times after being told "not to go Out with other men." A bolt of lightning: at Middletown, X. Y., ripped the shoes off Mrs. Stewart Oolloway's feet, S, Scalfro left, his auto along a rojul ncmr Kane, he in- spected some oil wells. A young onv c-ame along and iseelng her shadow plisten from tho highly pol- ished machine started to bombard tho i-nr. The machine -.vas scratch- ed, ROURXX! and otherwise, "cow- A largo of Jersey mosquitos lighted unexpectedly on the face of vouis LeonCt while he was driving his unto at Dead Man's eurvo X. J. night. Ho lost con- ii-ol of tho wluVI. Tho machine went ivn embankment- Fortunately, his wife aaul three ehildren officials today de- -i marines would not be on mail trains. ;