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K'WDAY. JULY 7. 1919.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
UNION HEAD DECLAEES STRIKE
UNPRODUCTIVE OF RESULTS
AS WERE DESIRED.
HEW LAWS AGAiNST SUCCESS
IV: t master General's Autocratic Be
havior Sccred by S. J. Konenkamp
In Statement to Union Members
Chicago. July 2. The strike of
telegraphers which lu'.uan June 11
called off at noon today by S. J.
Ki.iienk.nnp. president of the Com
mercial IVk-sraphers' Union of
America. President Konenkamp.
who returned from Wa.-hington this
morning, called orfihe strike after
h- bad conferred wih other officials
of the union.
A statement addressed t( the
ih nibers of the organization by
President Ki nrnkamp read in part:
"When the present Mrike whs de
ch n d asiiii'! the telegraph coin
p:'ics under control of the wire
adniinliitrat ion. it was understood
that it would not lie made an en
durance conte.-t. Tiie strike was to
bo the final protest aninst the un
f iir and unjust treatment we have
ived since Augut. IS IS. at the
hands of the wire administration.
Worked to Compel Action.
"We realized that in order t
li.aiio this pretc.-t effective it wool
i,. mcosarv tr make the strike
sui'icic-ntly acute t compel action.
This (bus not see m possible now
eiil.er thriv.iiih our efforts or the ef
forts of others wr relied upon tc
!. !i us. This is (he vic.tr take n by
nany who ;-.re vitally interested in
the success of the strike and the.v
airrro with ni that to submit the
proposition to a vote of the mem
ber hip would re.-ult in serious lc
l:iy and d isortrari.at ion. Actios up
on this- conelii-ion and with a iew
to s rvinir your he.-t interests, I
hi ri by declare the s-iriUe at an eiol
and you :ire instructed to work
vithout further de-lay. Ytiu have
made a g.Mlatit struggle for your
rights ;s American wurkinumcn and
"Voii hive sought a minimum ef
the things which the present f,ov-
crnniont administration says all
worker.- should nj y . You have not
only been denied the:-" rights but
;;"Vi miiient.il agencies iiave been
u-ed to present you gtiting thern
by exerci-ir.g your own economic
j-t r( net h.
Send Ilcssaes la Bags.
"Vf fi!id that sending telegrams
fit in cit t city in suit cafta is
now ju rn.i siMe alihou.ch Western
Uni. ti i Ce'als wrr" arrested for
d..:t'g so a year ago. Wo fiml that
t terrains are being mailed w ithout
restriction. The telegraph officials
y.ty the govi rnment is footing the
strik" losfe. thereby adding this
f.o-tor to our opposing force..
"'" are doubly nnfortiinafe in
having to deal with a governmental
n pros ntative in the person of Mr.
P.iirb-son. wli . will yield no con-res-ion
to the workers unless it
forced from him and in nt being
ntdf to muster crouch .strength
wit lii. i our own ranks to compel
him to give us a square de;il. He
spit' all of his high-bounding words,
the f;;ct remains that Burleson ha?
fought us and aided the telegraph
companies at every turn and his
party must take the blame.
Future Not Hopeless.
"The future. howver. is
without h'To. Tli principle.?
which we contend are going to pre
vail in Hi" end. They must prevail
because, they are ri ht. The union
will Toiitiuue its fie hi for the ele
ment;.! rights of indirtrial freedom.
We urge you as a loyal member to
continue to do your part.
"Tin. C. T. 1". A. will not fur
reivbr. Svuu" reorganization of the
union may li". necessary, but our
tnmr flung Jo th" breeze in 1I02
will to-v-r bi furled."
. ! was announced tha a meeting
of tin executive committee of the
organization would bo called in a
few days to Cfn-id"r plans of reor
i:a n iza t ion.
MAKING TIIE DANGER
OUS PLACE SAFE
Prom 1 loirp'tav'p Iilv.
The county officials hav blown
.q of the range of vision near the
l'nitfd iSrcthren church south of
t!,i:-. city, two giant, oittnnwomls.
which have kept people from seeing
around the corner. Th" corner of
be farm on the west and north s'de
of the roqd has been purchased, and
th" corner which bas always been
considered dangerous, on account of
the square turn, and also by reason
of the growth of trees there, will
be made safe, as the trees which
have broken the ranse of vision
have been removed and the corner
changed from the square .to conform
to a curve, and thus avoidjng the
danger of collision which lias been
there before. This teems a very
sensible idea, and thould in the Ions?
run be a very profitable inveftment.
HINDENBURG QUITE WILLING
TO BE SHOT BY ALLIES, HE SAYS
Berlin. July 2. Field Marshal
' von Hindenhurg. who resigned as
chief of the general staff June 2a, is
reported to have told students from
tJoettingen who called on him that
& iai w, n 1 1 1 it' r(4iiu ii iiy
man like me, who has but done his
duty, up against a wall they may
have iii". They would only load an
other disgrace upon themselves."
INGLY FROM FRANCE
Ben Windham Writes His Father Of
Trip Through France And
Of What He Seen.
Kroni Tim rsila v'm I;i!iy.
Yesterday Hon. K. P. Windham
received a letter from his son Hen
Windham who is in the navy, but
who has been given a furlough, to
visit the in i erecting pl;ies in
France, and an extract from tin
b tter reads as follows: "Keceived a
letter from IJc-n dated at Kheims.
France, enclosed pictures of the
great cathedral, as it was before the
bombardment and as it looks now.
Th; i cathedral is said to have been
the most beautiful structure of its
kind in the world, but now almost
a tetal ruin.
Itluims formerly had a popula
tion of 1 2 .".' , but today the
Knights of Columbus secretary tells
me it bas only about in. Olio. The
city is full of statues, monuments
and buildings (.1 great beauty, and
i.iauyvery old. Wi'h hardly an ex
ception they ar.' damaged beyond
reidac cm nt. I will visit Soissons
next and then Chateau Thierry.
While in Paris I was in Kiffel tower,
and rode on I he " Ferris w heil. I
v.;:s through the city in general,
seeing all "the famous boulevards
ar.d buiidii: -rs. The t wo mo--t in
teresting things in Paris possibly is
the tomb of Napoleon and the chap
pel that contains it. atid the famous
painting of the war. This picture
is in a gallery, evidently built es
pecially for it. It is over -t"0 fee
in length and lias a history of the
entire war. including the po'-urcs of
leading; people cf aM nati'U.:-. r:v:g
ed in the conflict. They have por
traits of President WiKon and hU
cabinet; also of Taft and Roosevelt.
Kooscvelt looks s.) natural you would
expect to hear him speak. They
have cannons painted on (he base,
looking so real that many have
asked if they were real guns, that
had be-'ii captured from the tler
mans. YOU II AY CELEBRATE FRIDAY.
Krem TI 'irs'ln v'm t'aily.
Tlo re will h" l o paper i - U"d from
this oP'.ce tomorrow-, tlie Fourth of
July, in irl.T thr:t th" Journal fore"
of workmen may join in Cue proper
observance of the national holiday.
This is it aeeord'iuc" with a time
hr ::orc! custom of the oilie-v We are
jieping that all the readers of th"
Journal may enjoy the day to th"
fullest extent, an 1 ever he blessed
with the freedom of the Le-;t govern
ment on earth. 1 u your best to en
joy yourtelvos and we'll do likewise,
but will be back to greet you with
the usual issue of the paper Satur
HOKE AGAIN; FEELING FINE
Frank K. Schlater. accompanied
by Mrs. Schlater returned last even
ing from Excelsior Springs. Mo.,
where he bas been for the past two
week, resting and recuperating. Mr.
Schlater bas been away six weeks jn
all. having sper.t a month in the
sanitarium at Kansas City receiv
ing treatment. He returns reeling
fine as a fiddle, and Mrs. Schlater,
who was with him the last three
weeks, returns feeling greatly -benefitted
as a result of her sojourn ar
The many friends of Mr. Sch late
will be plca.-cd te learn of bis im
provement and to again .see him in
his usual walks of life.
Pon t forget, us wh"ii you want
meat or groceries for harvest. We
can take care of you. jus call phone
No. 1 and we will have your order
llj). 1 1 Dll.X.
John Ol son of Pacific Junction
was a. visitor in this city for a short
time this afternoon where he is
looking after some business matters
for a few hours.
2,000 FEET UP
M WAY TO U. S,
Giant British Dirigible Enjoying
Brilliant Sunshine Above Clouds
on Historic Overseas Trip.
London, July 2. The air minis
try has received a report from Com
mander Scott tbat at 10:15 Green
wich mean time (4:1a p. m. New
York time, the dirigible H-3 4 was
flying westward at SO knots, 2,000
feet above the sea.
At Jhis height the H-T.4 was above
the clouds and enjoying; brilliant
sunshine. Commander Scott ex-pe-cts
to arrive Friday morning.
Expected Friday Afternoon.
Mineola. July 2. Lt. Col. Fred
erick W. Iicas, in cha-ge of the
British admiralty arrangements for
the reception of the ilirigible H-34
after its flight across the Atlantic,
announced that unless unusually
heavy winds or storms were en
countered, the dirigible would ar
rive over Koosevr-lt field early Fri
No attempt will be made to land,
he said, until evening, because too
much hydrogen gas would be wast
ed in making a landing during the
hot hours of the day. There is a
bare possibility, however, that with
favorable winds the giant craft will
arrive Friday morning and land
Kverything is in readiness for
the dirigible's reception. Two hun
dred mechanics, trained in the han
dling of lightcr-than-air craft, and
seven provisional army balloon
companies of three ollicers and 100
enlisted men each. have been
brought here and placed at the dis
posal of the British officers. who
will direct the lauding and mooring
of the It-" 4.
Smoking Barred On Field.
Kvery precaution has In en taken
to guard against accidents to the
diiigible while he is here. No
smoking will b allowed i n the
!i-ld and all men engaged in
handling the craft will be searched
and deprived of matches to prevent
accidents by fire.
No airplanes will be allowed te
fly over noosevclt field while the
dirigable is there and at all nearby
fields but flights o absolute neces
sity will be permitted. Officers in
charge of the spe-cial navy wireless
stdeetcd on Ken.;evelt field to k"op
in touch with the dirigible as she
nears the coast and to make ar
rangements for her landing, expect
to get in direct wireless communi-
i-tien with the craft Thursday
To aid the crew of the R-T. I io
case they are forced to land at
night or in a fog an observation
balloon will be' sent up over the
field to serve as a marker. The pilot
will be supplied ' wit It rockets and
DUTCH WILL BE
GLAD TO GET RID
OF THEIR GUEST
ALLIES SAID TO HAVE RECEIV
ED ASSUBANCES HOLLAND
WILL GIVE HIM UI
Bill Ilokcnzoileni. Kb Longer Wor.t
ed Anywhere May be Defend
ed by German Counsel
lAindon. July .1. -The allie-s, ac
cording to the Kaily Mail, have re
ceived assurances that the Dutch
government in the last resort wii!
not refu.. to surrender the former
(ierman emperor for trial.
Tii" newspaper says th;t the neces
sary formal objections will 'doubt
less be raised to maintain the - right r
of Dutch sovereignty, but as the de
ovind for his person can be made in
the name of the league of nations,
national rights will not bo infring
ed and there is no doubt the Dutch
government will b quite ready tc
get rid of the unwelcome guest.
It is not considered likely. the
Mail continues, that the matter will
coit before the Dutch courts, do
i'ptte certain statements at the
Th" chief count in the former
kaiser's indictment, the Mail under
stands, will bo bis action in caus
ing violation of Belgium and Luxem
burg. The proceeding will be conduct"!
in Fngliih. but a translation will be
made into several language; simul
John Androw Hamilton, Lord
Sumner, will preside over the five
judges representing the Fnitcd
States. Great Pritaia. France. Italy
and Japan at the trial of the former j
German emperor, according to the
Sir Gordon Hewart, solicitor ger.
er;:l of Great Britain, will lead for
the prosecution. William' Ilohcn
zolkrn. it is said, will bo defended
by German counsel, assisted by nu
nierotis British lawyers, if he wishes
PRODUCE HOUSE IS OPEN- I
ED IN PLATTSMOUTH
From Saturday's Patty.
Samuel N. Hips has opened a pro
duce house- in Plat tsmout h. with
headquarters on Sixth street, in the
old Dawson stand. Mr. Rips expec's
to pay the higest price in cash for
all produce, such as chickens, eggs
and butter. He will be pleased to
,ucte you prices at ;:1! times and
will be found at the above stand to
accept your produce every day in
EUROPE AND RETURN
. IN TWELVE HOURS
Jules Verne-like Vision of Com
mander Read, Who Piloted
NC-4 Across Atlantic.
New Yeirk. July 2. Regular
transatlantic aerial travel would he
roine a reality within three years, if
interest in aviation evident in time
of war were continued in time of
peace, declared Lieutenant Com mar. -or
Albert C. Read, "skipper" of the
NC-4 at a dinner given by the
American Flying club for the airmen
.vho won for the American navy the
io:ior of being first to tly across the
"Anyone who says that we will
lever attain an altitude of 60,000
.Vet; that we will never be able to
ross to Europe in the forenoon and
-turn in the afternoon; that we
ill never be able to accomplish th?
hings that appear impossible now,
s a most courageous perbon, with
courage similar to those in the
dden days who said that iron ships
voul 1 never work." asserted Com
Commander Read predicted that
i the future. long-distance, planes
voubl ba much larger than the NC
eats, which have a wing spread of
'25 tVet. ami tbat'gearing down the
uopeller to obtain a greater etlici
uicy in continuous drive of gaso
ine motors would solve much oi
he jreicnt engine troubles on long
"ights. . - . .
"The design of larger airplanes in
he future will undoubtedly incor
ora'.e the features of a gearing
lown from the motor to the pro
filer and also the connecting up
.;' several motors to drive one large
rop Her," he said.
TAMMANY HOLDS ITS
FIRST "DRY OPEN HOUSE."
New York. July 4. The out-of-town
exodus that began yesterday
Mid last night continued today and.
according; to railroad men. was
greater than any year since HU."..
Extra coaches 'were added to regu
lar trains and severals of the trains
ran in two sections.
Patriot organizations joined
with the mayor's celebration com
mittee and neighborhood associations-
in staging- pageants, athletic
contests and festivals in 100 parks
Tammany Hall held its first "dry
open house," with Senator Harrison
of Mississippi and Senator Ashurst
of Arizona as the orators of the
d a y.
CITY RESEMBLES A
CATHEDRAL LIES IN RUINS ANL
HUNDREDS OF HOMES AND
SHOPS SHAKEN DOWN
People Resort to Living in Tents
If They Can Get the Tents
Military Rule Reigns.
Dorgo, San Irenzo, July 2. Thi.-.
city, wrecked by earthquake Sunday,
resembles n town in devastated dis
tricts of France after an artillery
bomhardment. The cathedral is in
ruins. Hundreds of homes and shop-?
have been shaken down. Some of
these, st ill habitable after the ma
jor shocks, fell down during later
Many people are-living in tent;.
Military authorities have been un
able to induce the bakers and the
fhorkepcrs to return to their places
of business because of tho unsafe
condition of the buildings. In the
bake shops many of the ovens weie
cracked by the earthiuake. Hardly
a house was undamaged. There ap
pears to be little acute suffering,
but there is a great demand for
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fork Clothes for Those Who Work!
Here are some of the clothes you need for every day
wear. This is not a sale, but a reminder a reminder
that you may save on your purchases.
Best grade of cotton
3 for 50c not a seam.
Slock Up On Work Shirts!
We sell the famous
woik shirts in blue, gray and black. You
must have an honest shirt for hard woik,
and if these not honest
M started back up the ladder,
raise in the retail prices of
1 yourself a bit if you don't
m u mm.j i iin
i vr ii r mil i
clothing- r.nd food which are in
charge of the military authorities.
The local administration and bus
iness are elisoryanized and the in
habitants are giving free rein to
the military authorities, who "are
The first supply truck reached
here Monday morning in charge ef
an American Y. M. C. A. staff under
Harry Hubert of Tucson, Ariz. He
told the Associated Press correspon
dent that when he arrived he was
literally mobheel by the hungry peo
ple. He said the scramble for foo.'
was such that members of the Y.
M. C. A. force mounted a wall an 1
tossed the food to the people be
cause they ccuil d not hold them back
on the ground.
WHEN PLANE AT
COMMERCIAL MACHINE AT THE
AMUSEMENT PARK NOSE
DIVES INTO WATER.
Two Passengers and Pilot Injured
Slightly Rescued by Pass
ing Motor Boat.
I'ilot Civile Wilcox and the two
passengers aboard" the hydroplane
being operated commercially at hake
Maiiav.ii. were injured slightly yes
terday when the machine tipped its
nose while about 200 feet in the
nir and nose-dived into the lake, .it
i distance of about 20 feet from
?hore. The water was about fi feet
deep. A passing motor boat rescued
the piiot and passengers, who liar!
climbed on a wing of the machine
that was sticking out of the water.
One wing of the machine was brok
en in the fall.
The pilot suffered a broken nose
nnd slight cuts about the head and
inns. J. Howard Rurch, one of the
passengers, suffered a sprained leg,
and Miss Bessie McGec, the other
passenger, suffered cuts about the
head. Both of the passengers were
from Morehead, Iowa.
The motor of the plane stopped
while the machine was fianking.
.vhich ii" believed to have cad&cd the
dive. The plane will be repaired
and continue to make flights it 's
PLANE CRASHES INTO
CROWD, KILLING WIFE
OF JURIST AND A GIRL
Minot. X. U.. July 4. Mrs. C. J.
Fisk, wife of tho former chief jus
tice of the North Dakota supreme
court, was killed Instantly aud
Ruth Stahl of Minot. aged 14, re
ceived fatal injuries Friday when an
airplane driven by Lt. Chrlster
Jacobson, crashed into a crowd'.
A farmer named Denker, of
Drake, received a fractured skull
and may die.
Lieutenant Jacotson, who was
in waist or bib, in heavy blue denim
This is the overall that is guaranteed b
the makers to go over a new pair for
you if they fail to make good
Good value in a lightweight union made
overall at $2.00.
"they aint none.
on Work Shirts
and they are going to continue
these goods is certain, ir. the near future, so you're doing
buy at present prices.
i i wi m rim
not injured, said he tried to rise
again when he saw the crowd bad
surged out over his landing place,
but the people and automobiles
were too close.
The exhibition was part of the
DR. ANNA HOWARD SHAW SUC
CUMBS IN PENNSYLVANIA
HOME, AGED 71 YEARS.
A KOTtD WOMAN OF COUNTRY
With $18 Capital. Entered College,
Later Going to Theological Semi
nary; Prep.cher and Lecturer,
Philadelphia, Juiy 2. Dr. Anna
Howard Shaw, honorary president
of tho National American Woman'
Suffrage association, elied at her
home in Moylan, Pa., near here, at
7 o'clock Wednesday evening. She
was 71 years old.
She was taken ill in Springfield,
111., several weeks ago while on a
lecture tour with former President
Taft and President Lowell of Har
vard University in the interests of
the league of nations. Pneumonia
developed and for two weeks she
was confined 'to her room in a
Springfield hospital. She returned
to her home about the middle of
June and apparently had entirely re
mimw:;EBtB:ira.ii:;iTj1:rB:nmr;;:m: :B"':m:"B xu rm :: "
JAZZ! JAZZ!! JAZZ!!!
1 f&z Q
Friday Evening, July 1 1
rviubic by the Peerless Jazz Orchestra
One of the Best in the City
Everybody Invited and u Good Time for All
wizzsiiBiiszii.QzrB;.!' bis;.:: hi i: BiiBa:;";; h:.ej3: c e: r s ; a:-.c... a : bv
work gloves is our stand
by we believe in them.
Our glove customers say
we have the best $2.00
gauntlett glove they've
and Overalls have
in the same direction. A
1 f ? ."ff''" 1
covered. She was taken suddenly
ill again Tuesday with a recurrence
of the dhx-asc and grew rapidly
worse until the end.
No arrangements for the funeral
have yet been made.
Leader In Many Lines.
Dr. Anna Howard Shaw was a
leader in many lines of endeavor,
but it is for her work in behalf of
woman Miff rage that she will be
best remembered. For Home year:;
she had bee u honorary president r,f
the National American Woman Suf
frage association. From 1904 to
19ir she was active president of tin
same organization, ;uid .ls sucli won
a national and international repu
tation by her eloquence, power a.s a
polemicist and disputant, and organ
izer of victory. Her formal advo
cacy of the case elated as far back
as ISS.j. when she- was chosen lec
turer of the Massachusetts Suffrage
Born in England.
Dr. Shaw was born at Nevca.-lb-on-Tyne,
Fngland, February 1 I.
1S47, and came of Scotch highland
ancestry. He r father was fore d
into bankruptcy by the English corn
laws, and when the future n tirade
le-ader was an infant of - yv;ir:;
the family decided to try their for
tunes anew in Ar.ierit a. Their lir t
year in the United States wa.s spent
in New Bedford. Mass.. from which
place they removed to Lawrence.
Mass., and there stayed seven ye;ir.
In 1 S ." 9 the family removed to
northern Michigan, where Dr. Shaw
spent her girlhood living the life of
the pioneer. At an early age she
evinced a keen and unusual interest
in various public movements.
Kev. H. (1. McCluskey departed on
the morning Burlington train for
Omaha, where he was called to look
after some business matters for th"
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