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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - July 8, 1928, Charleston, West Virginia You Know Aurora Boreal or T. Tn were In action "Ire ESTABLISHED 1887. ........n. President Gets Resignation of Hoover by Mail Republican Nominee Re- ported to Be Willing to Remain in Cabinet Post If Coolldge Desires. Will Visit Brule Lodge On Way to Home in West Discussion of Chief Execu- Role in Coming Campaign Will Be Sub- ject at Conference. department. Mr. Coolldge the resignation emotive at his pleas- communica- f. Coolidge invited Hoover the summer white information avall- when Hoover out preparations are being made tor hu Jur, "ke'y AltHpujh the letter of resignation Hoover was reported here explained his reasons for n, communication This letter also in- upon the chief executive to present hi. Mtpteu and dUcui. various phases ol the political situation. Willing to Continue represented u unde- i wnbarraislng the admlntatra- 'ny as presidential candidate. He to willing to ln capacity if Mr. Coolldge should wUh to htm. retain Mr. Coolldge said by some to be looking forward to a dls- cuulon with Secretary Hoover of the present situation. Karly thU he availed himself of a similar opportunity with Chairman Work of (hi and W. that Jame. who today appointed rn.un.ter of the Hoovw camZ pulp, win th. chief executive for- ibntlar of suoh Mr. Cool- will be to tht suitable way of making good his Wor he a e will help the Republican campaign. from Hoover next week. Mr. te, to receive a complete ptctuST of party's cam- palgn far they are MO ted. per- Work's Considered in. Mr. Cool- to llnd a new sec- rjtary of Inurlor to succeed fir. Work. are understood to be under coiuldaration: It was thought that acceptance of Chairman from cabinet wouJd not be long delayed, although much will upon iSr conversation with Secretary for the flrtt tlnM arrival vtilted his sum- turroundlngs. xarly today, ac- companied by and his John, be took a two hour motor in the country, driving to the divide between the Mlnlulppl river lakes watershed. The oarrltd out without special and the presidential party hardly recogntztd on their trip the frequented country G. 0. P. Sees East As Battleground D Particular Attention Paid to Atlantic Seaboard States By Party Conference in Capital. campaign took shape here to- of party leaders with particular attention centered on THE CHARLESTON GAZETTE 'The State of The Associated Press CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA. SUNDAY MORNING. JULY Constructive Statesmanship Klein Mentioned as Likely Successor to Commerce Secretary Julius Klein, of Washington, B. C., director of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce It Is believed, will succeed Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce That he will land the berth at least for the remainder of the Caolldge administration seems as- sured. Smith Renamed G. 0. P. Leader Other Officers Chosen by County Republican Com- mittee; No Discord Crops Out at Love Feast. Allows: "Through Wi O0011' reprecenta- jroro Iowa, named western for Herbert Hoorer while tpeedlng to Chicago tttta to establish h.adquar- Chairman Work of the national wtnt over the eastern situ- ation with commltteemen from that Motion. A definite announcement on expected to- morrow. concensus seemed to be MOMI, of New Hampshire, would take fight If a organisation were set ,up for the wst. Chairman Work declared that wore; confident of in east next November. Nature Not Revealed nature at was not but It to have Included the situation in each state with relation to particular -Issues. no doubt that prohibi- tion some thire of euHton but It that meeting for making and not IMUM. of national headqu.r- at Washington for first time 'n many a campaign has led to the some that the might well be directed fiom capital with only a sub-of- la York. this will do with neoeulty for an east- ern campaign manager been left air. with eastern com- "ilttetrtMn at dinner tonight at At noon he of o' New York suu luncheon. He answered their plans for but behind lockfd that the consldnrtd confidential because of on formal notification of v, ilh was "-elected chalr- n of the Republican executive com- mittee of Kanawha county at the new committee's organization meeting at the court house. Mrs. Frances Stubblefield of Loudon district was elected secretary. They were named without opposition. Clarence Young was chosen treasur- and Miss c. I. Coffey. Nell Camp- bell and J. B. Madison were named vice chairmen. Following the meeting, the commit- tee and other Republicans were enter- tained at luncheon at the Ruffner ho- tel by Mayor Wertz. Mayor Wertz presided as toastmaster at the luncheon and there was no dis- cord among any of the Individuals or Speakers were D. L. Salisbury the party's candidate for sheriff; Jooeph Holt Qalnes, A. A. Lilly, Chalr- rnan 8. P. Smith and the various other candidates who were present The committee meeting was un- eventful and .rather listless because of the feeling that nothing could be joined by opposition to the slate of dominating Hallanan-Wertz-Salls- bury faction. Sends Congratulations Walter S. Hallanan, national com- nltteeman, wired Chairman Smith as you I desire to extend ny cbhgfatulatlons and best wishes 0 the newly elected members of the Republican executive committee of Ka- nawha county. We are facing a cam- >algn of great Importance in na- ;lon. state, county and district, and member of the committee will have Important duty to perform In the llrection of those forces which are In- terested In preserving the foundation of good government administration RoPubUcan party organi- zation. There are no yesterdays in poll- must look forward to the to- In our alms for success I ilncerely hope your meeting will be a harmonious one and that the word will ;o out that the Republicans of Kanawha county are united and har- monious in approaching the campaign ind to add Sanawha county's pres- :ige to the success of the Republican iicket In nation, state and county" The committee adopted the follow- ng resolution: "Whereas. It Is the duty of the Republican, state executive commlt- ee, under Section 26-a of Chapter 1 of the Code, through its chairman .o designate a convenient place In state for the holding of a publlcan state convention between the first and fifteenth of August, 1938, for the purpose of formulating and promulgating a state platform the sel'-.tlon of presidential electors for th- state at Urge, and for each congressional district, and for the purpose of nominating two Repub- lican candidates for Judges of the supreme court of appeals, and Judicial conventions "Whereas, It Is the duty of the He- publican county executive com- mittee of Kanawha county. West Vir- ginia, to arrange for the holding of a judicial convention on Tues- day, August 14. 1938. to. nominate a candidate ot the Republican party for Judge of tho circuit court of the 13th Judicial district, and also to arrange for the holding of conven- tions of tho Republican voters In the several magisterial districts of (Pleitae Turn to Page 11, Column 1) Dry Convention Called in Texas Smith Slogan Democrat Nominee Known To Be Opposed to Cam- P.aign of Villification Against Republicans. Al Proposes to Boost Own Goods to Voters Party Strategy Will Be Map- ped O u Committee Meetings in New York During This Week. (By Associated Press) NEW YORK, July During the coming week the machinery will be set up for the presidential campaign of Governor Alfred E. Smith. Wednesday the national committee holds Its first meeting for selection of a chairman and other business. Both Oov. Smith and his running mate, Senator Joseph T. Robinson, will at- tend, and it Is generally expected that campaisn wm Democrats Dissatisfied With Smith Are Requested to Meet to Organize State Against Him. tle _.., 'By i-retn DALLAS, Texas, July The bat- In Texas to prevent the election on of Governor Alfred E. Smith as presi- dent took definite form today V. A. Collins of Dallas. Democratic candidate for governor four and leaner of the bone dry element in the state party Issued a call to all Texia Democrats dissatisfied with the nomination of the New York goveVnor, to attend a muss meeting here July 17, to formulate plans for carrying thj rtate against Oov. Smith In Novsm- The'etatement was signed by several college presidents. a candidate for lieutenant governor on the Democratic ticket and .prominent dry polit'cal It is believed the governor will In a dictate this strategy and that the national committee will function chiefly in devising ways and means rather than in originating plans or battle. Returns from Funeral The governor returned after a one day trip to Delaware to attend the funeral of William Haskob, son of John J. Raskob, chairman of the fi- nance committee of Qeneral Motors and a close friend of the governor Tuesday he will come to New York and Wednesday will thrash out with the national committee details of the campaign, the main features of which his supporters have Intimated he has already settled In his own mind. Whether or not decisions reached at that meeting wlli be made public has not been announced, although the gov- ernor's consistent reply to questions about his campaign has been that he could not say anything until after the Wednesday conference. Wants 8-Week Campaign Despite the reticence of the gover- nor. it has been learned that he will suggest to the committee an eight weeka campaign, during which he will deliver not more' than two speeches in any one week. He will tell them that he wants the speeches given at strate- Slc points about the country and that they should all be broadcast on a na- tional radio hookup. Each speech will be different, but all will deal with. matters close to the Interests of the 'common little emphasla being aid on foreign relations or matters of complicated finance. If the national committee should by any chance believe that the campaign should contlmie the charges which filled the keynote speech at the con- vention, charges of "pillage and priv- lege" against the Republicans, it is cndwn that the governor will oppose hem and insist on what his support- ers have called "constructive states- manship." He -believes that a candidate can best sell his own goods by telling how good they are Instead of how bad he hinks those of a competitor are. W. C.T.U. Declares War on Al Smith Speakers' B'rigade Will Tour Country Opposing Democratic Nomin e e a, Dry Women Announce. fiBy Universal Serviced EVANSTON, 111.. July 7.1-Oiflclals of the Woman's Christian Temperancs union shattered their silence tonlK'nt and openly declared "war" upon the Democratic presidential candidate. Qov. Alfred E. Smith of New York. The dry organization with an en- rollment of a million women had maintained a strict silence during both the Republican and Democratic con- claves last month. Secretly the officials drew up plans presumption that Guv Smith would be the Democratic stanaai-l bearer and when his nomlnatljn was secured had only minor plans to add to the campaign they intend to wage against the New York executive Members of the W. C. T. U. through- out the country will be called npon to support the Hoover-Curtis tlcke; and enlist tho aid of their friends and relatives to put the Repuollcau ticket into power. To unravel the W. C. T. U. plan, hundreds of speakers will tour the country and explain the "good that win result' in having Herbert Hoover, who stands for the enforcement of the eighteenth amendment, In office. The war will be started officially at me'eting of the dry women iii Ashe- vllle, N. C., July 11. National offi- cials announced here today thai W. C T. u. unl'a of the south would join the northern organizations la conduct- ing the battle Smith. LADY LIJNDY DODGES PERSONAL QUESTION NEW YORK. July AmeUa Earhart anrt the two men who oper- ated the plane in which she flow to Given to Charity In 18 Years by Rockefeller, Sr., Son Has Donated (By Associated Press) NEW YORK, July 7. John D. Rockefeller, who will be 89 tomorrow 1ms not maflc major sifts to as- many Institutions as his sort, but his total In money Is larger by far. compilation or the larger gifts of the Rockefellers from to the present time shows that the father has given to ten Institutions and the son to forty-two recipients These fis- ures do not Include gifts to the University of Chicago, made prior to 1910, which1 amounted to approximately "lree of the cmer Rockefeller's gifts listed are less than si.OOO.- 000. Whereas twenty-two of the son's are under that amount No gift of less than Is Included In the compilation Ao the Rockefeller in thc nien- Rockefeller Foundation General Education Board I.aura Snellnmn Rockefeller Memorial 875 Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research American Baptist Foreign Mission S3 Baptlrt American Baptist Home Mission Society M. c. A. International Committee Inter-Cliurch World Inter-Church World Harrigan Heads Political Body Republicans Elect Mounds- ville Man State Chair- man; Convention Called For Fairmont. Defiant Parson Jailed in Texas Is Denied Radio IBv Pressl CLARKSBURG. July 7. Charles E Harrigan, of Moundsville. today was selected to succeed Judge John T. Gra- ham, of Huntington, as state republi- can chairman. The newly elected West Virginia re- publican executive committee met here organized this afternoon, selecting Harrigan. a former state senator, to fill the position in which Judge Graham had declined to serve again, chose other officers, and selected Fairmont I ii meet.inS Place the state J j, ----s> WILD OMftlC judicial nomination convention to be held August 14. lenciers of the party In West Virginia and 55 county commlt- teemen attended the meeting u S Senator Guy D. Goff delivered the keynote address, pledging loyalty to the republican candidates of tho na- tion and state. 'He laid stress on the Tammany Hall policies" of the demo- cratic party in denouncing that party's presidential campaign. Vice Chairman Elected Thomau H. Scott, of Blucfleld. Bradley, of Charles Town and uey Hodges, of Franklin, were state vice chairmen. T. p. Hill, of Middlebourne. was chosen secretary, and H. F. Behrens, of Wheeling treas- Earth Currents Disrupt Wires Aurora Borealis Plays Havoc With Communications; Record-Breaking Wave in West. Heat Judge Prevents Fundamen- talist Preacher W-ho Vio- lated Injunction From Broadcasting Sermon. Women Carpenters Fail To Return to Building Work Stops on Tabernacle Which Dallas Citizens Claim Does Not Conform With Code. fBy Associated Press) NEW YORK, July of the most widespread Interruptions of wire communication service experienced in years was caused tonight by earth cur- rents thrown out by the aurora bore- alls. Telegraph companies reported main trunks out of service or func- tioning Intermittently over a period of several hours. were out Commission from New York to San Francisco, and points far south were seriously affected At- lanta. Ga., an important relay point reported its main trunks adversely feeted for several hours. Operators at their wires experienced the rising and falling of current pecu- liar to the phenomenon! of the north- ern lights. One minute the wires would be entirely clear and In the 5? e eartn would so cloe the lines that ths wires, would chattel The meeting was marked with oo- tmltm the party's chances 15 tne election in November leaders predicting an overwhelming victory the stato headquarters was not decided on, being left to committee to be appointed by the 8tfl.t.fl TM._ J tate chairman. The following he State T neression.-.! Mrs Carl Bachman, Second district Emorv ses- S A- T H, Third V. L. Highland Fourth Boyd James, Hunt- ington; Mrs Phil Adams. Spencer Fifth district M. Z. White Wil- llams: Mra. L. c. Anderson, Welch. Sixth C. E. Boone, Ronce- vertc: Mrs. S. A. Scott, Glenn Jean of the council- Samuel Crider, negro, Kimble; Mrs. Rosa Brown, negro. Kanawha county coty Vacancies Filled vacancies in the state executive com- mittee were filled as 'follows- atetrlct. Miss Florence McGlU. 5econd district. Mrs. T. o SistersvlUc; third district Wirt lstrlot' Mrs- Emma Johnson. i htag, i.7 antj district. Miss Cora Atchison, Clarksburg. staS" neSroes were named state commltteemen-at-large' J- M- Whlttlco. Mlnog county; (Please Turn to Page 11. Column i) had been Reports to The Associated Press irom its bureaus from New York to San Francisco, showed that all wires were affected. The disturbance ap- parently moved from east to west The Associated Press operates an over- laud circuit from New York to Havana but up to p.m., there had been no delay on this circuit. Commercial cables were not.affected but land ter- ana overland relay wires ex- perienced the same difficulties re- ported by the telegraph, companies. ____ (By Associated Press) CHICAGO, July weather records for Chicago and other middle western points for 1928 were smashed today when the mercury climbed to 82 here and over the 80 mark else- two weeks of rains humidity and erratic temperatures Two more deaths here brought the total to ten for the week. Thunder showers are expected to check the hot wave tonlglit or tomorrow however. Sporadic thunder showers touched here and there, but they seemed only to Intensify the. sultry heat. Ther i? yesterday had readings above the 10O degree mark Lincoln reporting 101 and Tekamah 103. and today .neighboring states tS the east, had taken the cue. ra to Morning temperatures of'75 and 80 degrees were common throughout Illi- nois. Wisconsin and Iowa, aud by the mercury UD in the neighborhood or record levels. KECORD HELSINGPORS. Finland. July 7_ eSSed star, equalled the world record for 1500 and nhnself as an out? Finnish- team tryouTs Larva <vstanoe in 3 o-IO seconds to- equal the mark Nurml set Clue Is Believed FtiuruTto Fate of Amundsen's Party PasSenger8 on Boat in Northern Waters Report Seeing Large Object Fall in Sea at Approximate Place Plane Would Have Been at Time. 'If. Pressi ressi KIND'S BAY Spltzbergen. July 7 fate OI Roald Amund- England spent roaming about a quiet the city day today, and resting for the reception to be given them in Boston Monday. Wllmer Stultz spent the day with his wife and Louis Gordon with his fiancee. Whether Miss Earhart has a fiance remained a mystery. Rumors that her engagement to Sam Chapman of Marblehead, Mass., an- nounced In news dispatches bclore her flight, had been broken, brought a statement from her that left ths .vhole subject unclear. "My status so far as any 'engage- em' la the statement read. "Is Identically the same an it was before the 'Friendship' left Bos- ton. Whether or not there Is any un- derstanding. Informal or otherwise, is after all a purely personal matter and of Interest to no one except those di- rectly concerned. Please let us say no more about it." Monday, she. Stultz and Gordon will fly to Boston for a two day reception. t rf sen and tho five men who accompanied V Prenoh seaplane in search g membera of the Nobile ex- pedition came to light today. Labor- ers of the Great Northern Coal com- pany, en route from Norway to Advent Bay said that June 18 when their vessel, the Ingerfire. was off Bear Is- lond, they saw a dark object dropplng Irom the sky into the sea. The distance was so great that they couM not make out just what it was and they thought nothing further of the incident until their arrival when they heard other workmen discussing the disappearance or Amundsen's Plane. The big machine wou uld have been in the neighborhood of Bear island at about the time when the men, mentioned.' Captain Wlstlng of the steamship pessimistic when he was land. Members or the captains party t j J.L p said that he started despite this vice and another sledge party note from him at Cae Br him at Cape Brun saying proceet11nS toward Poyn Is! Quest was told of the laborers' story. Another ,Party Missing Anxiety Is being felt by thc Italian rescue forces tor Captain Sora, com- mandsr of n party of Alpinists who nave been exploring the north coast for traces of thc three members of the Noblle party who left the Ice floe camp on May 30. The captain has been ab- sent from his party more than a week. He has been warned In a note dropped by Lieutenant Lutzow Holm. Norwe- gton aviator, not to attempt a foot f the saa ice between him nbiu refugees near Foyn Is- ond Captain Sora carried very little rood and Arctic experts said his lone at- ence aEttlust Rl1 Arctic cxperi- Xo Trace Fuuml STOCKHOLM. J-Uly The leader of the Swedish expedition at Spitzbercen has forwarded the Information thai the Swedish planes have patrolled tha whole coast of Northeast Land without rinding trace of the three men of the Noblle party headed by the Swedish scientist Malmgren. Anxiety ?or Profes- sor Malmgren and his two Italian com- rades Is growing daily and any rescue would now be a last minute on" Swedish papers criticlae thi (By Associated Press! V Tex.. July scores of oyeralled, bonnetted women, who for two days had worked to complete the fundamentalist Baptist Tabernacle here, while their pastor is in jail for contempt of court, failed to return to their labor today despite threats to dare jail under an Injunction requir- ing the halting of construction work. Its smooth tin roof, bare of paint reflecting the heat waves from a blaz- ing sun, the half finished tabernacle stood huge and gaunt under the guard of one deputy sheriff. x "No, there won't be any more work said the deputy emphatically. Radio Forbidden County Judge Towne Young, who granted an injunction against work on the tabernacle, put a spike In the plans o fthe Bev. J. Earl Anderson, the pas- tor, to deliver a series of radio ad- cii-esses from the -county Jail tomor- row. Judge Young Issued an order forbid- ding the Installation of.-radio equip- ment in the Jail. The minister had ar- ranged to broadcast by remote control1 over a radio station at Port Worth operated by Dr. J. Prank Morris, Evan- gelist, who is here assisting in. the flight to complete the tabernacle. Mrs. Lulu Scale, Dallas county sher- iff, had given permission to place a mi- crophone in the jail building and An- derson was preparing his speeches in a flower banked hospital ward this aft- ernoon when he was notified of Judge Young's ban. Violated Injunction The pastor was committed to Jail three days ago by Judge Young for re- .fuslng to obey the injunction. The re- straining order was granted at the re- quest of property owners who alleged the tabernacle did not conform to the city building code and that pound- Ing at night disturbed the peace An- derson was, fined and ordered to post a bond, which he refused to do. The volunteer women workers left the job yesterday before deputy sher- iff arrived with an order -to arrest 'ail persons 'engaged la work on 'the taber- nacle. Earlier the deputies had been flouted when the women pointed but that a blank warrant carried by the officers called for the arrest of only "men." At that time the men workers laid down their tools and the deputies were powerless to act against the wom- en until a second court order was Is- Endurance Mark Is Broken by Germans Pilots Risticz and Zimmer- man Stay in Air 65 Hours And 26 Minutes, Outdo- ing Italian Airmen. DESSAU, Assoiiaica Press) Germany, July passing the old record for duration in the air by 6 hours and S3 minutes the German fliers Rlstlcz and Zimmer- man landed their Junkers plane after having been In the air 65 hours and 26 minutes. The former record they 58 hours and 34 minutes was held by Captain Arturo Ferrarln and Major Carlo P. Del Prete of Italy. Professor Hugo Junkers, just back from the United States, was the first to greet the tired airmen as climbed from their plane. was announced at 3-39 o clock this afternoon that tho record of the Italian fliers had -been brok- en one hour, as it required to make a new mark effective, there was tre- mendous cheering and larga crowds began to gather to witness the final stages cr the flight. Sister To Bremen The airmen, brought the new dura- tion blue ribbon to Germany in' a one-motor Junkers plane, the D-1231 a sister ship of the Bremen and Eu- ropa. It was this, type of plane which carried Captain Hermann Koehl, Baron Von Huenfelcl and Major James E Fitzmaurice from east .to west across the Atlantic. Slstlcz and Zimmerman started thair flight early Thursday. Yesterday they ran into a heavy electrical storm and cloudburst which tor three hours searching for Malmgren. The Swedish north pole expert Ma- r D jor DUM the pnc The characterizes ment by N S0 The hnad of the Swedish expedition has i gone to Virgo Bay for a inference of the Citta Di Mllano. A Finnish seaplane is about threatened serious interference with their flight. Durtng .tha night Friday and throughout today conditions gen- erally were good. Risticz has long been one of the foremost aviators of Germany. Pilot Zimmerman burst Into world note in October. 1921. when he piloted the late Emperor Charles and the Empress Zlta of Austro-Huugary from Switzer- land to Hungary on their ill-fated at- tempt to regain the Hungarian .throne. EFFIGY HUNG BY KU KLUXERS BIRMINGHAM] Aia.. July Birmingham News tomorrow will say that an effigy or Governor Alfred E Smith. Democratic presidential nomi- bers of the of the Ku ago. More 200 persons were in the party that was acldreased by klansmeu who denounced "steam roller tactics" at the Houston convention, and voiced their condemnation of "the Pope of Home." Indentity of Girl's Kidnaper Is Known, New York Police XEW YORK, July With the Identity and criminal record of the ex-convict kidnaper of 10- year-old Grace BudoT. who van- ished June 3, now fully 'Ttiiown to police, his arrest, it was con-' fldently expected today, is bat a matter, of days. Ideiitlficatlo.n ot the songht- Hpward" self-styled farmer, -was made by Mrs. Grace Budd, her son 'Edward' and MJchael MoLaushlln, a, boarder. at the Budd home, from criminal photographs furnished by the police. The -pictures .were turned over to .the authorities by the head or a Brooklyn welfare organiza- tion. who became suspicious when the man disappeared after attempting to adopt a six-year- old child In care of the Institu- tion. Immediately upon receiving the information police here com- municated with, officials of 1fr nearby state prison, where "How- a Ipiiff term. A de- his h PoUse declined to re- reaMiame. Neith- er would they state for what or- Kaa servei1 ln Prison. B Is known, however, that pollre InT warne'1 deal- Ing with a criminal of the shrewdest and most dangerous VenableBidsin !rty -v Becker Plant Sold at Public Auction for May Mean IVew Industry For Charleston. The Becker steel plant and grounds at the upper end of South Charleston were offered at public auction in front of the court house yesterday by it; Kemp Morton, special commiasloaer by appointment of the Kanawha cir- cuit and were bid off by treasurer of. the Trojan; steel company.- T. Prom tune to 'time there have bean persistent rumors that the plant hai -ttrtusn-. sold ".to -outside s csto that would reorganlee It and op- erate It for manufacturing purpbaeii It TOU stated at one time Hf y closett- but difficulty arose over the disposal ot hi the given before the war to secure the, payment of cer- tain bonda. Part of these bonds Have ,rt, said, thus n Muua difficulty .-to' -.aid mat 'the plant will _ .eventuUly operated and If so it will be a.vlrtuaUy to addition to thi machinery the property ncludes Itf acres of highly Valuable land good.ror either residential o tory site purposes. Sate May Xot Stand It is expected there may vet bo upset bid more acceptable the property Kad esti- to be worth around It not known whether Venabta- represented his company1, or other in! terests to the bidding. company has here'on S South Bide near the South Side Foun- dry, an" Machtae Works plant along the Kanawha river1 banks. No' forma- tion could be obtained froa the parties interested. im, any of the' bidding president of the Kanawha county court, who ran the price up even and quit, aid Isaac Loewenstein, president of the Charleston National bank. It not known whom these bidders represeht- The properties offered Included of the end as by the Bald- I" 1B08-07 failed. takea and by operated the government the warVtb custodian for After the close of years, then closed Since Seepiid Appeal Is Issued for Wavne j Red Cross Director Declares First Estimate of 000 Needed for Relief Is Far Top Low. Huntington 86. SUICIDE BLAST FAIRMONT. July NlfcoliK miner employed at Monongnh made effective It must receive ttclal sanction of the merce commission, local shippers A compromise of the lake at 35 cents in i night -In, local coal circles that attempted compromise could have lake coal meat. The lower rates. tiled 'by 5. will expire at tlfc the present year. The to glv.e an to the j; next winter. Kennedy, secretary of the kii Operators association, said vJ concerning .ibe sorcalled and could mate no statement runtil he had consulted Jiembers of the association. He received no advices except throuS the newspapers. C. C. Dickinson, Dickinson company., who -was a member executive jeommltteo uppolntecf Reported Rate Surprise Announcement of mise Between Carriers 35-y e n t Differen t i kA Doiibted by Plead Ignorance of Meeting in New Local Coal Men Say They Were IVot Notified by Southern Roads of ported Conference. That eff6rts will be made by northJ and-southern carriers to terminate lake cargo freight, rate a compromise differential hair the rate advantage awarded tht; by the interstate commerce Blon. It would add 10 cents hancUcap -or the southern ..'.of ____ -last night fiild that Ju :ecelved no.message .that the j IH iwnT j ist -May in Cincinnati a S ujal from, the northerfe southern districts wlto tlves of the. northern, and carriers unanimously wo attend the conference. a president of the Balttaore Hftrahan. ot the Ches Seedlea, or thi W. I. of the Nashville; W. It. DuSc the Pittsburgh and Lake or the Pittsburgh and were among the railroad attemllns t that meeting the railroad flents asW the sKlppers a, L._ Flndlay. of Cleveland, ing the -eastern Ohio group of snfimeni1 -1 unequivocally P Chairman Francis at that tune he carriers that the southern trlcts were shlpotng their coal to were rapidly succeeding with lan uneed then that the dlffereh 25 cents 'which had previously e working a hardship on era producers and 'that to differential when the lab'or Stuaw had so materially improved north would mean that no tlal shipments could be made lrSJ southern fields to w omproOT Flndlay representnut opreators said that they Mt itey to the differential of 45c warded by the commission beoaus hft to thB his lawyers Tiad advlaed against compromise while the lake u "hould following the Cincinnati meeting northern carriers voluntarily cut thu ake rate SO a ton the 4S-cent differential tori'' the present season while the loektor. uperaLors against tuc cotnmimrm thfl BUDTOlTlft en, Zt f States. The northern rotdt vigorously Bought the 30-cenfr iion, .-nrnde by the commission original suit, but after the and a voluntary must have the approval of be made effective, the carriers to eswu, rates would be unavailing consent of the commission. to the.New .York no to which usually ends In l-mvemoer v the lanes of navigation are cloaed The lower rates put Into effect I the northern carriers are to automa. tlcally terminate December 81. next and It Is not expected that the United States supreme court will reach a 'dS-su olslon In the injunction suit brought? (Please lurn to Page 11, Column 1>