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The Omaha Morning Bee
-. VOL. 52 NO. 11.
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OMAHA, FRIDAY, JUNK 30, 1922.
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OlWH IM 41 M (I pUH Otll Ml . till ! Ml,.
Nonpartisan Candidate CuU
l.rad of Senator lo Ap
proximately 3,000 in '
( IS'orth Dakota Primary. '
Nestos - Leading Barker
l:4rgo, N D., June J9.-(By A. P.)
Menacing the tarly lead established
by Senator J'orter J. McCumbcr in
hi content for rcnomination, Lynn
J. Fra-tirr, nonpartisan, had cut the
rcnator's lead to about 5.000 in re
turn available early tonight from
yesterday' statewide primary in
This margin m hown when 97,
OOt) vole had been tabulated or ap
proximately five-eighths of the total
estimated republican ballots At that
time Governor R. A. N'cs.tos. inde
1 prudent, bad a lead of 21,01)0 over 11.
I F. Baker, nonpartisan, for the repub
lican gubernatorial nomination.
When 1.001 precincts out of 2,064
in the state had reported, McCumbcr
had 54.125 votes and Frazier 49,03.1.
In 1.097 precincts, N'estos polled 65,
!M votes and Baker 4.1671. Ormsby
McMarg for senator, and H. L. Steg
; ner for governor, were entirely out of
the running with only a few hundred
Nonpartisan leaders were claiming
Frazicr's nomination, declaring the
rural precincts still unreported would
give him a plurality of several thou
sand. Meanwhile, independent forces
claimed the renomination of Gover
nor Nestos and the rest of the state
ticket they had endorsed. .
Defeat of McCumber to Put
Dent in Old Guard Control
Omnlia Iter I nurd Wire, j
Washington. June 29. The ap-1
l-arent defeat of Senator McCumbcr,
North Dakota, in yesterday's pri-
tnarv will ran; n ilprn fh'iit itt flip r
iH "o-iiarH i r.nfrnt thn i
If Mr. McCumbcr fails to secure
tT.nomination the two most important
commit tees in congress may fall into
the hands of radicals within a short
J hrough the operation of the sent
ority rule. Senator McCumber, vet-1
eran of 23 years' service in the sen- j pers have suspenaed publication. Ir
ate, is chairman of the finance com- j regulars occupied the offices of the
mittee and second in rank on the
foreigyi relations committee. These
two committees in recent vears have
come to he regarded as the most
powerful in congress.
Smcot Next In Line.
, The chairmanship of the finance
Senator Smoot, Utahwiio now oc
cupies scctyid ' place, but there is n6
telling how long Senator Smoot
will remain in congress. Persistent
reports are in circulation that at no
far distant date Senator Smoot will
be called to head the Mormon
church, a summons which, as a de
vout member of that denomination,
lie could not ignore.
It is at this juncture that seniority
rule comes home to plague its most
devoted adherents. Next to Senator
Smoot in point of seniority is Sen
ator Robert M. La Follctte, Wiscon
sin. An equally disconcerting pros
pect to the old guard rises in con
nection with the succession in the
foreign relations committee. Sena
tor Lodge, Massachusetts, republi
can Kadcr in the senate, is chairman
and Senator McCumbcr is second in
command. Senator Borah. Idaho,
timlcr the seniority rule, would step
into the chairmanship of the foreign
Another possibility growing out of
the elimination of "old timers" ?,nd
the deration of the seniority rule is
thai Senator La Follctte may be
come chairman of the interstate com
. tvcri e committee, which lias charge
of all legislation relating to the rail
roads. Boy, 6, Killed When Ice
Cream Truck Backs Up
Sophus Jensen. 6, 2632 South Fif-
iTfitclar whool, was trudging aiong
to 'the ball game with a crowd ot
boys yesterday afternoon when at
Sixteen and Vinton streets a Gra
ham ice cream truck drove up.
.Sophus swung in around the truck
and reached up to get a chunck of
The truck backed up unexpected
ly. The boy was killed instantly.
His bead was crushed.
The truck was driven by Ed
Trummer, 2216 South Eighteenth
Candidate of Third Party
Refuses Democratic Support
Lincoln, June 29. (Special.)
L. A. Larson of Wellfleet today
spurned the democratic offer to sup
port him for secretary of state.
In a letter to D. M. Amsberry.
secretary of state, Larson requested
that his name be withdrawn as a
candidate for nomination on the
However, he will remain as a third
party candidate for that office. The
democrats and fusion oroercssives
had endeavored to get him to run j
on both tickets. j
Special Grand Jury to
Investigate Mine Massacre
Marion. Ill, June 29. (By A. P.
A special grand jury on July 10
will begin investigating the massacre
st week ot nonunion men by union
iking miner near Hemn, Circuit
Judge Hartwell announced today.
Simultaneously with, this announce
ment. Coroner McCown began ex
cavation of the Southern Illinois Coal
company's strip mine, where the non- j
union men were employed, following
ramors that a number of bodies were
Juried there. i
Leader of Insurgents
in Dublin Stronghold
"RoryO Co nvoi .
of Free Staters
Passenger Train Service Into
Dublin Suspended and Wire
Communication Cut Both
Sides Issue Manifestos.
Dublin, June 30. (Friday.) Free
state troops entered the east wing of
the Four Courts building, held by
Gen. Rory O'Connor's irregulars, at
midnight. Many prisoners were tak
en, but a small body is still holding
out. Artillery fire in Dublin has
London, June 29. (By A. P.)
Fighting in the streets of Dublin is
increasing in Jntemity, says a Cen
tral News dispatch from the Irish
capital at 5 o'clock this afternoon.
Irregulars on the outskirts of the
Courts district are
receiving reintorcements, the mes
Three civilians were killed in to
day's fighting, bringing the total
number cf dead to 19. Business
house as well as banks are closing,
the dispatch says, and the newspa-
livening Herald tor a time during the
Dublin, June 29. Rory O'Con
nor's band of insurgent Irish repub
lican army men was still holding
out in in Four Courts stronghold at
noon today against the continuing at
tempts of the free state troops to dis
Firing was in progress all the fore
noon and there was an especially
heavy burst ot fire at 11 o'clock.
Sniping operations' were almost in-
Dublin. June 29, (By A. P.)
Eamon De Valcra, in an inter
view granted today at headquar
ters of the republican party, eulo
gized the Irish army dissentients,
who are holding the Four Courts
as "the best and bravest in our
"They would most loyally have
obeyed the will of the Irish peo
ple, freely expressed, but are not
willing that Ireland's independ
ence should be abandoned under
the lash of an alien government,"
cessant, with the casualties, estimated
this forenoon at more than 50, hourly
The insurgents have extended their
operations in other parts of the city.
Shortly before noon, an ambush of
free state troops was reported from
College Green, and the irregulars
were fortifying various outposts. A
party of free state forces on the
watch for insurgent activities poured
a volley into a public house in the
vicinity of yesterday's .ambush
' One of the outling places seized
hv the irregulars was the Sacksville
Street club, an old fashioned aristo
cratic country gentleman's club, near
the Nelson pillar. In addition to the
various organized operations of the
insurgents, their sympathizers in sev
eral parts of the city, acting as snip
ers,' made many attacks on freestate
Meanwhile, the replies from O'Con
nor's men to the firing on the Four
Courts were feeble. The garrison,
which is believed to number about
150. is said, however, to have un
limited supplies of ammunition and
plenty of provisions.
This seems to point to apprehension
that Rory O'Connor's forces might
be supplemented by the arrival of
his followers from the provinces, in
some parts of viich the irregular
army has a strong support. The same
apprehension seems evident in the
manifesto issued by Richard Mul
cahy, dail minister of defense, in
which he makes an eloquent appeal
to the army, explaining why it is
asked to fight against its old com
rades. Public sentiment, from all indica
tions, is virtually unanimous in sup
port of the government's action.
The most menacing feature of the
situation from the provisional rov-
ernment's standpoint is the fact that
(Turn to Face Two, Colnmn Two.)
Your Own Block
are trying to sell the very
things you are seeking.
Some of your neighbors want
the articles for which you
have no further need.
Let an Omaha Bee ''Want"
Ad introduce you to these
.Judge Gie No
! Leniency Plea of W'olillterg,
Masse, McWhorter and
! Each Also Fined $10,000
1 he "potash quartet" W. A. Mc
Whorter, V. G. Chipley, ( 'baric
Wohlberg and Jacob Masse were
)etcrday m litem cd to the federal
penitentiary at Lruvcnuorth for two
years, lined $10,010 each and ordered
to pay the cons of their proceution,
estimated at $5,000.
They are to remain in jail until all
costs are paid, Federal Judge Mun
ger stipulated in pronouncing sen
tence. Attorneys for the four immediately
served notice of an appeal to the cir
cuit court and gave supersedeas
bonds, which wcrchxed at $12,0110
Muuger's sentence is the maximum
for conspiracy to use the mails to
in response to picas Attorney A.
L. Sutton made for leniency for his
clients, Judge Munger delivered an
"It would be a serious reproach
to the law if men who defraud in
nocent victims old people and
cripples should be treated any dif
ferently than the average criminal
who takes only a few hundred dol
lars. Much can be said in defense
of any criminal, but there was plenty
of evidence to show these promoters
got as much as they could at the ex
pense of persons who trusted them."
Sutton Makes Plea.
Sutton's plea was that the four
were not "common criminals."
"They are not 'penitentiary birds',"
he declared. "They did not know,
had never heard of that section of
the penal code they are accused of
lie declared Wohlberg was the
sole support of a widowed mother
and a sister and had sent two broth
ers through college; that Chipley, an
old man, came from an old southern
family that would be disgraced to
"come and look at him behind the
bars;" that Masse had spent his last
cent in his defense and his wife would
have to go to work to support her
self; and that McWhorter was
brohen, financially and physically,
and could not live two years if he
were scut to the penitentiary.
Under Another Indictment.
Wohlberg has been in Omaha
since his conviction in the spring, but
the' other three arrived on morning
trains. Sentence was set for yester
day because their attorney left last
night for Europe and because Judge
Munger was in town yesterday for
the barristers' field day.
Tom Allen of Lincoln, formerly
L'nited States district attorney, un
der whose regime indictments were
returned against the four, will repre
sent them in the appeal case, which
probably will not come up until the
September erm of court.
The four sr-'tenced yesterday also
are under indictment for using the
mails to defraud in promoting the
Missouri Valley Cattle Loan and the
Great Western Commercial Body
Senator Borah Scores
Ship Subsidy Measure
Omaha Be Ionised Wire.
'.Washington, June 29. The ad
ministration ship subsidy program is
"a perfectly vicious policy of reliev
ing a certain class from taxation,"
according to a statement made by
Senator Borah. Idaho. Senator Borah
took the occasion to comment on the
ship subsidy bill in connection with
renewed activity among republicans
for a change in rules making it less
difficult to apply a cloture rule os
tensibly to limit debate on the tariff.
"The real object of cloture at this
particular time and the reason for so
much activity in regard to it is, in
my judgment, to assist putting
throueh the shin subsidy," said
Senator Borah. "That measure will !
not stand discussion. If it were
thoroughly discussed and the. details
of the bill explained, it would result
in leaving a large number of
congressmen who might vote for it
j Soviet Russia Raises
Limit on Incoming Mail
' Washington. June 29. The soviet
i government of Russia today advised
the United States Postofnce depart
! ment that restrictions as to the
j amount of mail matter that will be
received from foreign countries into
I Russia has been removed and that
i now no limit is placed on mail di
j rected to any one in that country,
A new decree promulgated by the
soviet government, it was stated, pro
vides that clothing, shoes, food,
printed matter and other articles may
be sent by parcel post from abroad
when addressed to individuals for
their personal use, without, as here
tofore, obtaining permission from its
foreign trade department. All mat
ter sent by parcel post, except food
stuff, was said to be subject to cus
toms duties. The maximum weight
of packages for parcel post to Russia
w as fixed at 12 pounds.
Senate Committee Favors
Rivers and Harbors Bill
; Washington, June 29. The senate
j conftnerce committee today ordered
j a favorable report on the rivers and
j harbors development bill after adding
i to the house measure more than a
I score of amendments to authorize
i development of surveys.
I Numerous projects, as well as new
j surveys, were ordered for the Missis
! sippi river, including a survey of the
! west bank of the river to determine
j the practicability of a harbor at St
Jap Privy Council
Passes Naval Pact
Tokio. June 2V -(By A. P )The
pruy council ed the natal treaty
1 Milnniril at I lie Wabinstoii arnit
1 louli rnue and submitted it today
to the prime regent lor ratiiwation.
The council'i approval included
the proviMon aiuiiiM pouon gal and
1 1 he claiue reuniting tuhmarinri.
jVucoimt Ito, reporting lor the
council' invrttigatviR committee,
aid the committee lound the ratio
of klnpt apportioned to Japan tin-
aihantageoi'4 to the empire, and re
nutated the government to ut great
er care in the future.
The committee of the privy coun
cil, however, found that the Japa
nese di'lrgatc at Washington were
not at fault in failing to make bet
ter terms. From a spirit of respect
for the Vahingtiv conference in it
desire to maintain the world' pcare,
the committee recommended ratifi
cation without amendment.
Duty at Mines
Nine Companies of National
Guard Called Out Follow
ing of Railway
Denver. June 29. Nine companies
of the Colorado National guard are
under orders to mobilize tonight in
seven cities and town of the state,
following the burning of two rail
road bridge and the damaging of
mines in northern and southern Colo
rado coal fields lat night and early
Orders for the mobilization of the
guard and for the recruiting of state
ranger force from its present
strength of 50 men to a total strength
of approximately 400 were issued late
today bv Col. Patrick J. Hamrock,
state ?djutant genera', following a
conference with Governor Oliver H.
Governor Acts Promptly.
First reports of the burning of
bridges and mines in the coal field
were received at the adjutant gen
eral's office this morning. Within an
hour Governor Shoup. who had been
at his home in Colorado Soring,
was on his way to Denver. In less
than half an hour after the confer
ence between the governor and the
adjutant general, telephonic orders
were being dispatched to command
ing officers of the various guard
units. , .
Steel helmets to equip the organi
zations were ordered shipped from
Denver. These helmets were re
ceived recently from the United
With the receipt of the helmets the
guardsmen will have ; th identical
field equipment used by the United
States army in France with the ex
ception of gas masks, Colonel Ham
To Preserve Order.
"The orders from the governor
are to preserve order in the state of
Colorado and to nrotect life and
property." Colonel Hamrock said in
a statement. "The mobilization of
the National guard is a preventive
measure against any violence or
trouble. Martial law will not be de
clared unless iolenje is resorted to
by the enemies of law and order.
We do not expect aoy opposition to
law and order from the rank and
file Colorado miners. They are law
abiding citizens. But groups of
radicals have drifted into the state
during recent months and it is these
radicals who arc making preventive
The principal outbreaks which led
up to the events of today occurred
near Walfenburg in Huerfano coun
ty in the south Colorado coal field.
Two railroad bridges, one near the
Ideal mine of the Colorado Fuel &
Tron company and the other at the
Rouse mine of the same company,
were burned between midnight and
6 this morning.. Four mines of the
Colorado Fuel & Iron company are
cut off from railroad communication
by the burning of the bridges. In
addition, the tipple of the Stc'.la May
mine property, near Walsenburg,
was fired during the night and par
Former Russ Princess
Aided by Charity Body
Philadelphia. Pa., June 29. A wo
man who declares she is Princess
Elizabeth O. Tschernitcheff, once
kjiown to the courts of Europe, and
whose husband was the owner of
vast estates and copper mines in Rus
sia prior to the bolshevist regime, is
being cared for by the Female So
ciety of Philadelphia for the relief
and employment of the poor. She
arrived here afoot from Washington,
tired, limping and with her clothes
soaked with rain. She said last
night that she had spent her last
penny on the road for a sandwich
a.nd two glasses of milk.
She said her husband had been
crucified in her presence and that
she had come to this country to
establish her claim to American
citizenship and then take steps to
get back her property in Russia.
Secretary Davis, of the Labor de
partment, recently ruled that she
could remain in the country. She
said she was born in Louisville.
Official at Reno Racing
Meeting Slain by Jockey
Reno, Nev., June 29. Leon Wing,
racing secretary and one of the
judges at the Reno race meeting,
was shot and killed by Archie Z'eig
ler, a jockey. Zeigler then ran into
a barn and shot himself, dying sev
eral hours later.
Wing was one of the best known
racing secretaries in the west and
came to Reno two weeks ago to of
ficiate at the Reno race meeting. He
was a well-known newspaper man of
Zctglcr was suspended at Vancou
ver B. C, last season and was re
fused permission to ride here by
British Oil Camp
Seized by Band of
Half Dozen Americans Among
83 Men Taken by Raiders
9,000 Pesos Demanded
Washington, June 29. Overnight
advices to the State department from
Tampico served to change materially
the situation in the Mexican oil re
gion resulting from the holding for
ransom by a rebel band of 40 Amer
ican employes at the Aguada camp
of the Cortez Oil company, an
American owned concern. Consul
Shaw reported that the rebel chief,
Gorozave, and his men left the camp
Monday morning hfter a 24-hour
stay. Tha message, flated yesterday,
seemed "to have clcalid the air, but
on its heels came aoether dispatch,
filed last night by the consul, saying
that the rebels had seized the Pcccra
camp of the British owned La
Corona company and that about half
a dozen Americans were among the
85 men held there.
Demand 9,000 Pesos.
Xo further advices came today. In
demanding 9,000 pesos for the sur
render of the Pecera property and
the employes the rebels fixed July 2
as the date by which payment must
be made. Whether the 15,000 pesos
demanded at the camp was paid is
not stated in any of the messages.
The State department promptly in
structed Charge Summerlin at Mex
ico City to make representations in
regard to adequate protection for any
Americans held in connection with
the new raid on the British owned
company. Mr. Summerlin also was
directed to press Mexican federal
authorities to capture and punish
bandits who captured A. Bruce Bie
laski. Beyond these new representations
to the Obregon government there
was no indication the State depart
ment intended to move at present.
It was pointed .iut that the depart
ment was not in possession of any
information tending to snow that the
raids in the oil region were more
than they appeared to be on the
face of Consul Shaw's reports, the
operations of bandits levying or
seeking to levy tribute on the oil
Troops Sent to Tcmpico.
I!otb official and unofficial advices
showed that the Obregcn govern
ment was moving additional troops
into the Tampico district for the
ev;dt nt purpose of suppressing rebel
cr tiiudit activities. It is generally
assumed here thit sufficient troops
will be cistributed about the district
to prevent such raids as those of
Gorozave as quickly as possible.
It was evident also from the re
ports, official or otherwise, reaching
Washington from the oil region dur
ing the week that communication
with the outlying camps is slow at
best and that detailed accounts of
what took place at the Aguada prop
erty have been unavailable as yet to
Consul Shaw. He did report, how
ever,' that Gorozave, on leaving the
American camr. Monday, threatened
to return and seize the nearby
iJntish Pecera camp and abo prop
erty of the Mexican and Gulf Oil
company in the same region.
Student, Driver of Rathenau
Murder Car, Arrested
June 29. (By A. P.) Ernest Wern
er Tcichow of Berlin, a student. 21,
who, the police declare, was the driv
er of the murder car in the assassina
tion of Foreign Minister Rathenau
last Saturday, was arrested in the
vicinity of this city today.
Wilson's Slayer Identified.
London, June 29. The real name
of James Connolly, who is charged
with the murder of Field Marshal
Sir Henry Wilson is Reginald Rudd,
rays the Evening News today. The
News says he served three years
with the Iriah guards in France, that
he lived in a London suburb anl
drew a pension. His father, it says,
is a retired bandmaster of the Dra
Captor of Canton
Gen. Chen, Who Drove Sun
Yat Sen From City,
Manila, P. I.. June 29. (By A. F.)
Chc4i Chiung-Ming, whose recent
coup d' ctat drove from Canton Sun
Vat-Sen, president of the South
China republic, has bee:: assassinated,
according to a cablegram dispatch
received here today from Shanghai
by Konglipo, a local Chinese daily
identified with the adherents of Sun
Yat-Sen. Reuters' News Agency
fails to confirm the report.
San Francisco, June 29. Yoiyig
China, a Chinese language newspaper
published here, announced today it
had received from Hongkong a re
port that Gen. Chen Chiung-Ming,
the captor of Canton, has been shot
a.nd wounded seriously at a meeting
with leaders of his own troops 10
miles from Canton.
General Chen Chiung-Ming, after
capturing Canton, notified the north
ern leaders, Li Yuan-Hung, the pro
visional president of the Pekin gov
ernment and General Wu Pei-Fu, the
dominant military figure of the north,
that he was ready to join them in
their movement to re-unite China un
der the central government at Pekin.
He proposed that the provinces be
given an autonomy similar to that
of the states in the United States.
General Wu expressed hearty accord
with this principle.
Prisoners Are Denied
Road Work Privilege
Lincoln. June 29. (Special Tele
gram.) The board of control today
denied prisoners in the pejiitcntiary
here the privilege of working during
the summer on road construction.
The Fred Brown case is under
stood to be the reason for the de
nial. Prisoners who obtained per
mission to' work on the roads were
to be given additional time credit,
every day spent on such work mean
ing two days taken from their terms.
When told that the Fred Brown
and Beryl Kirk cases, both of which
were paroled violations, caused the
refusal, prisoners pointed out that
there are more than 500 former in
mates who have become respected
units of society.
A group of prisoners were ready
to go to a road job in Nemaha
county when the refusal was an
nounced. British Insist on Definite
Plan on Russia at Hague
The Hague, June 29. (By A. P.)
Sir Philip Lloyd Graeme of the
British delegation insisted upon the
consideration of definite propositions
in today's) discussion with the Rus
sians here of plans for he restora
tion to foreigners of the property
they held in Russia before the soviet
took over control. It was time to
quit discussing glittering generali
ties, he declared.
Sir Philip suggested that all prop
erty or undertakings of foreigners
in Russia should be divided into two
classes for the purpose of determin
ing in what manner the Rusrians
would restore possession to all the
Maine Man Selected to
Head Chillicothe School
Washington, June 29. Selection of
Edwin G. Dexter. Calais, Mc., presi
dent of the Chillicothe (O.) voca
tional school for disabled soldiers,
was understood today to have been
virtually decided upon by the veter
ans. He would succeed J. M. Prit
chard, who was said to be on the
point of resigning to enter business.
Sproule Likens High Court
Ruling to Fatal Malady
Ogdcn, Utah, June 29. Williams
Sproule.president of the Southern Pa
cific company, in an address to Og
dcn Rotarians, likened the supreme
court decision which orders separa
tions of the Southern Pacific and Cen
tral Pacific to a fatal malady which
strikes a uiaa ia fcis own home
Both Sides Accept
Invitation to Talk
Over Coal Strike
Official Washington Prepar
ing for Conference Satur
day in Attempt to End
Washington. June 29. With ac
ceptances received from all the prin
cipals in the bituminous and anthra
cite coal strike, both on the opera
tors' and the miners union side, of
ficial Washington tonight began pre
parations for the Saturday confer
ence President Harding has called to
consider a possible basis for resum
ing work i,n the mine fields. Both
sides having accepted, question re
mained on only two points, first as o
the identity of the individuals who
would represent the employers of
the unionized Bituminous iiem ana,
second, what would be the adminis
tration's plan for procedure after the
At the Commerce a.nd Labor de
partments it was intimated that the
union leaders and the operators
would be expected to work out their
own course after the conference as
sembled. President Harding was ex
pected to bring the groups together,
but his engagements call for him to
leave Washington' immediately after,
and it was explained that Secretaries
Davis and Hoover would represent
the government in the immediate ne
gotiations. John L. Lewis, president of the
United Mine Workers of America,
remained in Washington to attend
the meeting and some score of dis
trict presidents or the union indi
cated their intention to attend. The
gathering at the White House, it
was indicated, would be transferred
to other meeting rooms later, and it
was considered unlikely that the
meeting would be public.
Acosta Hurt in First
Plane Wreck of Career
New York. June 29. Bert Acosta,
avinator, had the first serious acci
dent of his career yesterday at Min-
cola when he apparntly lost control
of his machine while 100 feet in the
air and crashed to earth.
The airplane was wrecked and
Acosta was pulled out unconscious,
Both ankles were sprained and he
was cut and bruised about the face
Acosta was flying a one-passenger
Sperry Messenger monoplane.
Fireman Dies of Injuries
Received in Train Wreck
Lincoln, June 29. (Special.)
Henry Dart, fireman on Rock Island
train No. 7, which went into a
ditch two miles east of Prairie Home
early Wednesday morningj died in a
hospital here tonight of his injuries.
The wreckage was cleared away last
night and travel has again been re
sumed over the road.
Way Cleared for House
to Adjourn Saturday
Washington, June . 29. The way
was cleared today for adjournment
of the house to August 15, the senate
approving a concurrent resolution
passed by the house. House leaders
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July 1 Set
as Date for
Walkout Order Sijjned lty
Union Chief Sent Out to
Chairmen of 100,000
Labor Board Takes Hand
Chicago. June 29. (By A. P.) -
The United States railroad labor
board today cited the national offi
cers of the six shopcraft unions, the
railway executive now meeting here
and the officers of four other rail
road unions to appear before the
board tomorrow afternoon in an in
quiry into "the threatened interrup
tion of traffic."
In addition to the shopmen, whose
strike order already has been issued.
the four other unions cited, now tak
ing a strike vote, are the clerks, main
tenance of way, stationary nremen
and oil and signal men.
B. M. Jewell, leader of the shop
men, today served formal notice on
the railroad labor board that a strike
call had been issued "on all railroad
and Pullman operating department
local lodges of the six shop crafts."
.Strike orders signed by six craft
presidents of the railroad shopmen's
organizations were sent out today
to general chairmen representing
400.000 men authorizing a strike at
10 a. m. July 1 "on all railroads and
Pullman shops in the United States."
Text of Strike Order.
The text of the strike order fol
lows: "In compliance with the strike vote:
all shop craft employes below the
rank of general foreman are hereby
granted sanction to suspend work a1
Chicago, June 29."The issue ia
clean cut, with no strings at
tached," said B. M. Jewell, presi
dent of the railway department of
the American Federation of La
bor. "It is up to the railway ex
ecutives at their meeting today.
They can stop this strike today
or tomorrow but after Saturday
at 10 o'clock it is all off."
10 a. m., July 1, on all railroad and
Pullman shops, in the United States.
Notify all outside points. Wire num
ber responding and number remain
ing at work."
The communication was signed by:
William H. Johnston, Internation
al Association of Machinists.
J. W. Kline, International Brother
hood of Blacksmiths, Drop Forgers
and Helpers of America.
J. A. Franklin, International Broth
erhood of Boilermakers, : Iron Ship-
Cleveland., O., June 29. (By A.
P.) Engineers and trainmen
members of the railroad brother
hoods with headquarters in this
city, will continue to perform their
regular duties and will not take
the places or do the work of any
railroad employes on strike in con
nection with the action of the shop
crafts, chiefs of the brotherhoods
advised the members of their or
builders and Helpers of America.
J. J. Hynes, Almagamated Sheet
Metal Workers International Al
liance. James F. . Noonan, International
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Martin F. Ryan, Brotherhood of
Railway Carmen of America.
Pullman Workers Included.
Wrorkers in the Pullman shops
were included in the orders for a
Letters of instruction regarding
the progress and conduct of the
strike were being prepared at gen
eral headquarters here today and
were to be mailed out tonight. The
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Rail Strike Sanction
Is Received in Omaha
A telegram authorizing local rail
way men to strike was received yes
terday morning by B. H. Furse,
president of Union Pacific railway
employes' department, American
Federation of Labor, from Martin F.
Ryan of Kansas City, district head.
The wire is as follows:
"In compliance with strike vote,
all shop craft employes below the
rank of general foreman are hereby
granted sanction to suspend work, 10
a. m., July 1, on all railroad and Pull
man shops in the United States. No
tify all outside points. Wire number
responding and number remaining at
Furse said he would comply with
the requests embodied in the tele
gram, but said he did not think he
could assemble the required informa
tion before Saturday night.
He, the secretary, J. A. Johnson,
and other labor officials will confer
today in their headquarters in the
Peters Trust company. A statement
may be issued at its close, he stated.
It will probably be necessary for
us to meet every day from now on,"
Story of Dream Repeated
in Trial of Mrs. Obenchain
Los Angeles. June 29. The story
of a dream which Mrs. Madalynne
Obenchain was alleged to have said
meant J. Belton Kennedy was going
to die was repeated by Mrs. Mary A.
Bailiff in the trial of Mrs. Obenchain
for the murder of Kennedy. Mrs.
Bailiff testified concerning the dream
at the two trials of Arthur C. Burch.
codefendant in the case but not at
the previous trial of Mrs. Obenchain.
Mrs. Bailiff said she met Mrs.
Obenchain in a Los Angeles "beauty
parlor" in the spring of last year anii
saw her again there on July 25. It
was on the latter occasion she re
lated the dream. Mrs. Bailiff testi
fied, and Mrs. Obenchain said, "It
means Belton is going to die.
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