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Mitchell Evening Republican (Newspaper) - August 15, 1922, Mitchell, South Dakota
The evening Republican third edition vol. Xxxviii Mitchell South Dakota tuesday August 15, 1922 number 270 a it a strike a Iatrou ble to Congress too late now to halt Coal shortage Many mikes will resume work at i once under new terms Railroad troubles grow even More acute says nation is sure to suffer condition of freight cars will hamper efforts to Speed up delivery i Aid up cars increase state troops guard Indiana mines Julius Parmelee says rail roads wont be Arie to Home necessary be Eli by Harry to i it Washington d. A aug. 15 copyright 1922 by the evening Republican a predictions of a serious Coal f Ort a fire next Winter were Given addin Ona i weight today by statements i de by Julius h Parmelee director o the Bureau of railway economics. Even though the a of strike should i settled attempts to Speed up transportation of Coal will be seriously hampered by the condition of railway Rilling Stock he declared. There Are today Parmelee says App Rex mat Civ double the Normal num-1 or it bad order cars the total be org in the neighbourhood of 300,000 no of a grand total of 2,344.000 freight cars. Because of the shop men a strike. My the consequent failure to make necessary repairs the number of cars which will have to be Laid up for a neral overhauling within a few months is i avidly increasing. The teak of out of order cars and seems Likely to be reached Abou the time the Peak demand for. --a1 transportation arrives and will id a serious complication to the fuel situation a normally a says Parmelee a about a t0 8 per cent of freight cars Are out of service for repairs. Today however that percentage is in the neighbourhood of 14 per cent and is increasing. So f in the numbers of Laid up locomotives has shown no Large in crease but because of present shop conditions it is naturally to be expected that thou will follow heavier Load the number of cars actually out because of bad condition however does not wholly rever i the real situation. By keeping in service Large numbers of cars which Are in need of minor impairs but which Are still efficient la serviceable that they Are rot in danger of actually breaking Down or endangering their contents a heavier Load of major repairs will have to be met in the Early future. A is a Case of failure to a take a Ritch in cars that could be la d up now and repaired in a Day or two at a Cost of perhaps 40 or i a will have to he Laid up in a few months to undergo general overhauling or rebuilding at a Cost of several h undred dollars. Despite the Coal strike and the great falling off in Coal shipments a hat resulted there a been the f u prising condition of an actual in Mas in total car loadings Over a fir Igo that indicates that Busi no ass Quot us decidedly on the upgrade at the t he strike came in fact if v a centum that business acetic Al a ? acquiring that carried total fir i Lings steadily upward through first months of the strike despite the loss of nearly one half Norma fat a shipments. 50 per cent less t april the first month of the Rike the number of cars of Coal n iwas just 50 per cent less a a i the number shipped in april. I 1 i the total cars loaded for All purposes however in april was 2 5 per cent More than in april. I �?~>21. In May Coal shipments defined 47 4 per cent but total car loadings increased 35. In june. Coal shipments were off 9 3 per cent but shipments of a tight exceeded those in june 1921. In too per cent a and even in july following the shop men a strike with Coal ship Lents off 4k per cent a Ota car loadings wer i Quot per cent Abs a the preceding of men agree Lton new contract scattered mines in six states Bleak Shrike by signing agreement Harding will latest proposal Lay All cards before House a few Coal mines in Indiana were reopened recently under Protection of state troops. Picture shows strip mine no 3 near Taunton. Ind. Wik non Union miners at work and state troopers on guard Pacific coast feels Pinch of railway Mips strike causes tosses of millions to great fruit growing districts Mississippi votes in primaries today for Senate candidate Recor a o unions lose ground final step for be Ace to be taken to Clear Al avd Confer ence this afternoon belittles pact by associated leased wire St. Louis Alo. Aug. 15�?there is not sufficient Coal tonnage represented at the Cleveland conference to make any wage agreement effective. Aah. K. Kava laugh president of the Coal 0krators association of the fifth and ninth districts of Illinois declared in a statement today. Agreement signed Cleveland. O. Aug. Lye an agreement ending in part the soft Coal strike that his been Iii effect since april i. Last us. Unanimously approved by operators and miners in a joint conference Here at p in. Today. Signing of the agreement my minced immediately. By associated press leased wire Washington aug 15�?leaders of the Railroad labor organizations today mad Public the action of president Harding s finn offer for settlement of the National strike of shop craftsmen. Hip declared that attempts to mediate the difficulty by i rec dealings Between Railroad activities and Heads of the tour brotherhoods wore still in Progress the Union leaders after a Oon for rence also made Public a statement Deri Arine that the Railroad executives by their responses to the presidents final offer Kad also a declined to accept the presidents and had a not even agreed to permit All employees now on strike to return to president said to have a this Back up at rejection of proposals to protect railways expect it be determined to f Ollow s Amu course he carried out in Coal aah a congressional commission to adjust future wage differences. A la by associated press leased wire san Francisco Cal. Aug 15�?the Pacific coast today Felt a bitter Pinch from the Railroad tie ups which have been developing lifting and clamping Down again Ever since thursday night. Passengers who had been marooned at desert towns which serve As terminals for the Santa be lines Southern divisions had been brought to places of greater Comfort but Little had been done for the fruit growers. Situation is tense there was a tense situation at Las vegas where about 150 persons men who have replaced striking showmen. Guards employed to protect the Railroad property and the wives and children of some of both classes i states Senate were virtual prisoners in a Railroad i a enclosure picketed All around by strikers passenger trains were getting through on the Southern Pacific s two routes and. With great difficulty on the Senta be Between los Angeles and some Point to the East yet to be determined but Western Pacific continued a indefinitely suspended a fear for fruit crop Southern Oregon alarmed by the Southern Pacific a embargo showed apprehension that the fruit crop in that Region might not be moved to canneries with resultant heavy losses estimates of the loss varied widely a one going so far As to place that in California at >37,000.900 to the growers alone but All agreed that on account of the delicate nature of the crop the damage due to Lack of transportation h id been heavy already and was increasing by thousands hourly. H m Remington manager of the California growers and shippers protective league said the strike is costing fruit growers of the state $7 -5"�0.ooo to $ 10.00,0 too each Day embargo is on. Of by associated press to a of Jackson. Miss aug id a voters in Mississippi were casting their ballots j i today at the democratic primary to i choose a nominee for the seat in the i United states Senate occupied for the j last 12 years by John Sharp Williams. A who announced a year ago his intention of retiring nomination is equivalent to election in addition to the senatorial Rae there ar1 contests in the six of the eight congressional districts and one supreme court Justice six chancellors and six circuit judges Are to be selected chief interest cornered in the three cornered senatorial fight in which former senator James in Vardaman. Of Jackson former representative Hubert Stevens of new Albany and miss Belle Kearney of Flora Are candidates for 11. S. Senate decorated truck and tent. Hom Eyer. Are becoming Weil known Over state hard Coal miners and operators near peace by associated press teased wire Philadelphia aug log a formal Cal for tire hard Coal wage Parley Here tomorrow which it is predicted will result in an car a settlement of the suspension that has kept the mine Idle since april i was to be issued today from Hazleton Aby James a. Gorman Secretary of the joint conference the acceptance yesterday by John a f l Lewie president of the United mine by associated press leased wire workers of the invitation for the r., _ a a _ i Philadelphia conference extended by a a lib or it Quot Samuel d. A runner chairman of the a a s a i fed in agree Anthracite operators committee Cement to bring about port settlement j in id of the soft Coal strike. Formal siem by Mark Sullivan National political Corre spor. Lent of the Mitchell evening Republican and the new a Ork evening pos Washington d avg i 5�? copyright. 122 by the Mitchell evening Republican and the new York evening Post in Joseph s. Of Ellinghuysen the senior senator from new Jersey is a candidate for nomination. He is Republican he is a personal Friend of president Harding who has visited the senator in his Home during the present summer and he is Row being opposed for the Republican nomination in much the same ing of the agreement went Over until a joint conf trance this afternoon soft roil operators announced through their spokesman t in Maher of Cleveland that Thor would sign the scale. Majority favors acceptance the operators decision was reach toned math optimism. The invitation and reply indicated that both were confident a method can be de Vised a the meeting providing for the resumption of work in the mines at th1 old scale pending adjustment of differences the place of meeting her and oth a dreads were to be de i cid1 in today. The favourable situation was brought at their caucus and meanwhile the. By an emphatic and persuasive move unions policy committee was in sos j by president Harding As an inter so on to pass on the tentative scale Mediaty in a letter dated Las sat agree Orient a Sharp division was raid t o exist in the miners committee but the majority seemed to favor acceptance according to members coming from their closed conference room. Fundamental Changa in the or ions system of collective bargaining was brought about by the scale drafted he be the retention of the Central competitive Field comprising former president Woodrow Wilson Way and on some of the issues which a Western Pennsylvania Ohio Indiana in a letter made Public recently expressed the Hope that of Vardaman would not again be sent to the United on wage raise offer of carriers probably will Avert threatened strike on takes the a Iii a a fat eral Reserve ranks m Ike Fri Ort to lighten Burden of agriculture Ai arts crazy oklahoman Wils sheriff and iwo by associated press leased wire Washington p p aug. I 5�?estab-�?T. Ament of a special discount rate a Bree and one half percent on a it ural Piper is under consider by the Federal Reserve Board a ills said today. The proposal ii Aid before the Federal Reserve in a it was explained and action a. Board is being withheld replies although official treated a he suggestion was not a a eting with favor generally is suggested officials explained a pm special farm rate would enable inks which made Loans for a Criqui Ira purposes upon the Security of a pm products to discount at three a d one half percent which is one if percent below the lowest Rve rite no a in effect if the rate urged by the Banks to the original s Borrower did not exceed six percent \ special farm products rate off a Iris recalled wag in effect in 1915 a it was discontinued. Replies front the Federal Reserve Hanks so far received officials de red. Or the most part have looked with Disfavour upon the proposed rate when a1 Banks have been Eird from Secretary Mellon. Exo Eficio chairman of the Hoard will go Over the matter before it is brought up for final action. Idabel okla Alia. A including sheriff s w Felker of Mccurtain dead and two others Over from wounds Wright City so Miles he . When Clayton Thompson ran amuck and fired promiscuously at pedestrians with a revolver. A Alhree men. A. I Bud i county Are May not received at Northwest of blunders by associated press leased wire Cleveland o. Aug. 15.�?members of the executive Board of the International seamen s Union were called to meet Here today to decide whether to accept the wage increase ranted Lake seamen below the Erad of licensed officers by the Lake carriers association yesterday. Acceptance of the increase which amounts to $15 a month for firemen deck Hinds Able seamen stewards oilers and Cooks it was intimated before the meeting convened probably will Avert the threatened strike the increase becomes effective september i. Mates and assistant engineers who Are hired by the season also were Given an Advance ninety eight percent of the members of the International Union voted several weeks ago to strike in protest against a fur her reduction in wages claiming their pay has been Cut from $13 a month in 1920 to $ in this year the last is reduction having been made this Spring. At the same Ime they demanded an increase in wages and an eight hour shift. Although the Lake carriers association is operated under the open a he a plan Union officers say the firemen oilers and water tenders Are percent organized the sailors 57 1-2 percent and the Cooks 55 percent the directors of the Lake careers yesterday decided to continue to operate under the open shop plan and took no action in regard to the eight hour Day. Weather report Kiu Arney is i Ost by rebels lat stronghold of insurgents in county Kerry taken by nationalists brought Success to various her pro cres sirs or radicals like Brookhart in Iowa. Frazier in North Dakota and Howell in Nebraska. Superficially there is some resemblance Between the a Western situations and the Erie now developing in new Jersey to cannot be said. However. That this opposition to freling Huy in has As yet fir a not a go to threaten his renomination seriously his opponents Point out that there Are seven weeks to yet. Makes unique Campaign the anti Frelinghuyse Candida a is George i. Re Cord of Jersey City. He is conducting an unusual Campaign he has a tent and a big truck that carries 49 folding chairs. Every morning or. Record with his tent and his truck and a band of helpers. Including a killed Cornelist strike our for a new town. By 12 o clock the tent is set up during the after. Noon or. Re Cord s workers go out and insert in the mail to a or under the doors of All houses in the town a pamphlet petting Forth his platform. 1 his idea on the questions of the Day. And his theory of the Issue of the Campaign. The same circulars carry an announcement that air record j will speak in the tent during the j evening when it Quot nine or. Record s truck Gau Dily painted and otherwise decorated with the largest degree of effectiveness starts around the streets of the town with the Cornelist sounding a Bugle Call and another Helper with a megaphone announcing that or Cord will speak or. Record i makes his talk in favor of Many of j the familiar devices which have been successful in the West government it ownership of the railroads higher taxes on the Rich further regulation through the fed ral government of j the hours and other conditions of la i Bor in manufacturing industries and. The is auction of the trusts in and i locating these measures or. Record makes an express repudiation of so Callam. An old time progressive or record has had practically a life Lone association with progressive movements with the old progressive part in a formal sense and. Sine the death of the progressive party j with third party movements in his own Campaign literature or i among his achievements As Hystad in his own Campaign literature. Or. Record was the author of the new Jersey direct primary Law. The Public Utility franchise tax Law and the i workmen s compensation act. Of and Illinois As the basis for negotiating a contract was of. And in its Clarc a organized conference representing scattered mines in six states was set up. This change was the main loss of the miners organization demands. Their for a six hour Dav ave Day we k was never pro sed the principal demand they gained was that against any Redue i Tion of wages lasted Twenty we is i the break in the so Ril a came in i its twentieth week. Approximately 4 50,000 soft Coal Miner joined the j walkout last april i As did 155.ooh Anthracite workers. The strike settled soon after april i into a stalemate with the Only particular activity being in the non Union Central Penn a Sylvania find where thousands in urday and addressed to United states senator Pepper of Pennsylvania the president stressed his conviction that another Effort on the Dart of loth Side to a a a an agreement. Or. Harding warned that Tho nation would face a grave disaster. Senator Pepper read the letter at a Confer frn it Here with governor Sproul of Pennsylvania and representatives by the miners and operators. N of crowing worse by pres leased wire Washington. D. C aug 15 a president Harding hav it abandoned a1 efforts at mediation of the rail strike was declared today by his advisers to i have virtually decided to inform the Railroad a a it gives of he country i that in the opt ration of trains they will by Given the full Protection and Aid of the government. The president it was stated was determined that the course the a government could now pursue was the path it had followed in the Coal strike a extortion of an invitation to the employers to opt rat a their properties and the fed a a government with the cooperation of the states would stand behind them in Fhy in efforts so far As they Are directed to serving the coun try. Will go to Congo of. Detz pm a been reached by the president it was asserted to go before Congress within the Nix 4 3 hours with a comprehensive statement of the whole rail strike situation including the Rebuff that have met the i governments attempt at settlement. This statement if made it was said. Would include no suggestions As to legislation but designed to place be or Congress my the count the to in Hie splint n As viewed by the government. The announcement Aper the i president had conferred on the strike situation with i Cabinet and with leaders in Congress and after Railroad Union labor organizations had made Public their rejection of the president s la settlement proposal together with the statement thnh chiefs of the non striking unions planned to continue their Effort at mediation of the rail control a Rev. A it a make no suggestion the administration spokesman who made pm Van the president ? purpose declared then was Quot no ground for the executive to stand upon in advancing any further proposition for settlement of the Railroad Striae other than Tho a which have already by Era Laid he for the managements and representative of the workmen now striking the Mpras in a prevailed among the presidents advisers that he would in his statement to Congress and through Congress to the country make no suggestions As to legislation. Has a his Back i the president was described by one of his advisers a a having his Back up and full convinced a hat nothing state forester announced to listed in the walkout. Lib to la violence marked the strike t Cox the our Standig exception was at Day Herrin. Ill. Where More than two although the fire fighters Are hold score non Union workers were killed i ing Many of the fires within their in june. In general the strike be earn area pome of the blazes particularly a vacation for the minors the a near Longville. Was Kish and the new contract is to con Brookston were he ing fought with Tine in Force until next april i the difficulty and. According to last agreement also provides for appoint port show a tendency to run beyond rent of an advisory fact finding com control the fires for the most part Mitt to consider future settlement Are confined to peat lands. But in of dispute in the Coal Industry. Some Case. Have reached High around the settlement came after a and Are Cering into wooded and spent in marking time Here by opera grass lands. Tors arid Miner finally the show under Ordinary conditions or. Cox Down on the Issue of compulsory a said this would not by of such sir titration came resulting in three big Louis import but due to the exceedingly operators withdrawing from the con dry condition of the Noil a Woods Ferencz when president Lewis j country the steady spread of the fused to accede to the demand flames does not augur Well for reach Quick agreement j surrounding stands of Timber. >11n n est a i or Este a t Axi i to Uta Fost in fighting new conf agr actions further could be done through Nego by associated press leased wire tation Paul. Minn. Aug. 15.�?with endeavours at mediation however continued dry weather and High i continued today by the in and is Rocity winds Forest Ranger and their brotherhoods of Railroad oper Crews of fire fighters Are to a a a to the at is employees and other labor or limit in fighting the hundreds of sanctions who a members have not blazes which Nave by in reported in nailed out on strike. Northern and Central Minnesota a the then the conf Rem of today baseball american league Organiza de end threw the doers open to All soft Cha operators a Quick agreement in principle followed with operators controlling production of sixty million tons annually commit Ted to its adoption. J to spied production Petrop the operators in the meeting have mines in Ohio West Virginia. Penn Ehmke Sylvania. Indiana Illinois and Michi Behan. Gam orders went Forward from _ first game these operators Here today to their Cleveland. Hossy a Back Home to ready to phial Delphi Speed up Coal production. Miners. Morton and too were consider that an Early Heimach. Sullivan and Perkins sumption of Bork at scatty nines second game would result in other operators Bur Cleveland. Trying their acceptance to the agree i Philadelphia mint. Loo too oooo and Bali Rush a key and. Oil too icis la 15 0. Too too 031�? 4 to 3 o Neill Eckert. Naylor. By associated press leased wire i Dublin. Ireland aug. 15�?killar-Ney. The last position of importance in county Kerry had by the Irish Irry a ulars has Hen occupied by National army troops the occupation was preceded by a Brief engagement on the outskirts of the town after which the irregulars fled Drogheda is surrounded by irregular forces and a Battle is apparently imminent the nationals Are preparing for a counter offensive a Large hard Coal strike near Settle agent now belief by associated pres Lea wire Washington d c., aug 15.�?the brightest Ray of Light in the dark end Industrial system appeared today from the Anthracite Coal Fields of Pennsylvania where persons in close touch with the situation express to the belief chances for Quick and satisfactory settlement of the Long drawn out strike of Union min j Era were Good definite Sultz i from Pierre. S. D. Aug. 15�?deeming it j the meeting in Philadelphia Terr Crim Perat Ive that the people of South j Row of Pennsylvania operators with Dakota by fully advised As to the j president John l. Lewis of the United seriousness of the Coal situation. Gov it mine workers were predicted and error my master late yesterday is i senator Pepper of that state who governor warns All South Dakotas that Coal Supply is Low. 003 .010 boo a and o Neill Rommell and Bruggy. Chicago. 033 020 Boston. 200 107 Blankenship. Courtney and Shalk. Quine Russell and Hue St Louis. Too too Oice ill i Washington. 2ri too 21x�?�, to 0 Wright. Pruett and Severeid Zachary Abd Piconich stalled trains Are to nearest terminals Chi ago. Ill August 5�?santa be trains stalled for several Davar desert town m California. Arizona and new Mexico we moved Westward. Although Max a ment of these trains brought Relief to marooned past angers has Vega. Nev., remained if elated due of rho tip up an ultimatum to his four brotherhood chiefs from a. G. Wells via a president of the Santafe train Crews refused to return to work the Road Only alternative would he to employ her to fill a he places of strikers. His demand for explicit answers on the attitude of brotherhood officials brought a response from a a o Lee president a the brotherhood of trainmen a hat vice prudent of the Union had Hon instructed us for e working agr a tip it a Titi of Railroad. Disorder Abate a passenger a rain manned by to non Union Crew was operated Over a he Cumberland Valley division of the Louisville and Nashville which had been tied up by the Rike disorders in connection with the rail strike abated again during the last 2 4 hours but a no Union a no a worker at Tacoma ash., was so of de and beaten by a crowd to have teen strikers from the Northern Pacific shops. A woman was mysteriously shot who. So Rode past soldiers in it amp to near the Chicago and Alton shops a Bloomington. Ill Nati on a l league first Boston Chicago sued a w ring in which he pointed out that information at hand showed a Coal shortage inevitable the governor said that even if the South Dakota unsettled weather of nigh and wednesday with pos any showers rot much change in temperature. Why is this wrong the answer will be found among today a want ads what Quot Blunder do you suggest ambushing party of irregulars has strike should lie settled immedi taken up a position on the Dublin lately there would still be use of sub Road with the object of holding up statute fuels for Power and heating any National reinforcements purposes and warned Farmers to the government forces have evac a stack their Grain in preparation rated Dun Leer in county Louth for against threatened Lack of fuel and strategic reasons it is said. J transportation. Is acting for president Harding was instrumental in bringing g about the conference was authority for the statement that a there seems no doubt adjustment of differences for the time be fog will be accomplished a it was believed possible that if at least a temporary settlement should result from the Philadelphia conference a n agreement might be reach a for the creation of a presidential or game Oil 200 oix�?5 to 0 Watson. Braxton and o no ill Gibson Kauffman and o Farrell. Second game Boston. Too Chicago. 310 Mcnamara and Gowdy Jon and o Farrell. New York.n0o of Pittsburgh. 210 of neb.?, Jonnard and Snyder Coop or and Schmidt. Cincinnati a 003 Rosenberg is newest lightweight King but Only in new York state new York n y. Aug 15�?dave p.ot-�nb� of Brooklyn last night became the first Quot synthetic world s foxing Champion. Legally he became the world Middle in rat Champion in new York stare and just an outsider in the 47 to nothing of the remainder of the continent or Europe a a Africa and the Antipodes. Where Johnny of Boston remains the King be of Enberg gained his a amp Ted title by Long hype into a pulp Phil Krug of Harrison. S j. Who had a challenged the Brooklyn Ite when the state boxing commission pronounced. Wilson passe to Cau a or a Meadows and Honline Donohue amount of Money offered him to of and Wingo. Rosenberg
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