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WEATHER FORECAST, Rain and cooler to-da- y; fair; fresh northwest winds. Highest temperature yesterday, 70 J lowest, 60. Detailed weather reporte on editorial paie. VOL. LXXXVII. NO. 63. NEW YORK, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1919. Copyright, lSlO, by the Sun Printing and Publishing Association. 9Q PAGES. PRICE FIVE P.PVNTT'Q f New In Greater York. 00, 000 MINERS WORKING AS 400, 000 STRIKE; COAL OUTPUT WILL EQUAL MINIMUM NEEDS; SECREtARY WILSON STILL HOPES FOR TRUCE POLICE SCATTER SOVIET PARADE BY WOMEN HERE Surround Sympathizers \With Russia at the Hotel 'Commodore. LEADER MAKES PROTEST Followers Grow Faint Hearted, However, nt Display of Authority. Mounted police and a squad of re- serves under Inspector Thomas Under- bill broke up nn attempted parade of women led by Miss Helen Todd, suf- fragist and reformer. In front of the Hole! Commodore yesterday afternoon, presenting a show of force that fright- ened many of the women and sent them scattering. Others stuck to Miss Todd's side, resisting the orders of In- spector Underhill and stubbornly de- clining to desist from the attempt. There were no arrests, but the cries that rent the air against police domi- nation were shrill and denunciatory. The affair started when Miss Todd tolled a meeting of women in the Com- modore which had met to discuss the allied blockade of Russia. There speak- ers who argiled against lifting the blockade on the ground that food sup- plies sent through Intended to relieve the suffering would be seized by the Reds were hooted and hissed. Miss Todd hcifcll demanded action, declared that public sentiment must be aroused and she was willing to take' up the taek of arousing It. She got so little support that she withdrew indignantly. Women Heady to Starch. When Miss Todd got to the lobby she was greeted by a flutter of applause from her cohorts. About seventy-fiv- e women, berlbboned and wearing muslin (Uns lettered with demands for relief of starving Russian children, gathered about for orders. Miss Todd led them to the street and was pairing them oft for a grand march which was to have ltd through Forty-secon- d street to Fifth avenue and thence uptown1. Then came the police. Inspector Un lUrhlll stood on the curb surrounded by' a half dozen special detectives. In 'the offing was a squad of mounted police, and reserves from the East Flfty-flr- street station deployed strategically about the suddenly formed arena. Miss Todd took the situation in at a glance. Turning to her followers she exclaimed dramatically : \The police are here! Come on, you American women, and show them you are not afraid ! The challenge was taken up avidly by I tome the Etock where Into remainder t aIrea()y nere trnint- - M16 with n \r n 1'iirndc, Sn \There'll be no parade said Inspcior I'nderhlll grimly. waved his and the policemen began 'o close Several the bellig- erent followers of Miss Todd screamed. She was for a the centre of a 5ty frightened throng. Then, under domination of her personality, the fomcn began to out by twos. Those the foremost tried to push through the police lines. They made only a few steps. The police pushed them bark none too gently. 'This Is an outrage,\ exclaimed Miss To.H 'You can't block that's all trre i tt \ bald Inspector Underhill. might as up your mind to call It and go homo.\ parley lasted several minutes, while the crowd that had been attracted hy clash thickened the thou-ran- Miss said that the phrade was only o be an orderly demonstrat- ion and that It had the sanction of such women aa Mrs. Harriet Stanton Blatch. Vlda Mllholland, Mrs. Rogers and Mrr. William Hart. In the end the gave It up. Pome of them did along Fifth A'lth their bnght banners, and some enrlt.) ilc.vn Fifth avenue continuing Washington But there was po rrar.'od parade. The reason for the t'rong police Interference did not appear Inspector Underhill had \y been prepared for trouble. It may rn-- e been that tho subject \Soviet which announced for dlscus-\j- n at the league of Free Nations meting In the Commodore, attracted his \mn n Iteports of the meeting had It that group of radicals were present and had booed the name of President Wilson. Miss withdrawal the meet- ing peiered out. The League of Free N'ai jus officers denied they had any-'hin- g to do with the parado that SPAIN TO HER DELEGATES. Ix niiilo il'llin, HiMvrrer, win root III Own nuu. Madrid, Ndv 1. The Government has ni'liorizeil 120.000 for the expenses of Spanish delegation to tho labor conference. vVtonde formerly Minister of Labor who heads the Spanish \n win pay jwn expenses for the New Effort to Upset Lenine Is Reported QOFENHAGEN, Nov. 1. The Berlingske Tidente has news ,from Vienna that a Czech named Kaamaish hns gone to Russia on board nn entente warship witn the object of the cooperation of all democratic elements in Rus- sia in an attempt to bring about the overthrow of Sovie Gov- ernment and effect a union of the various parts of great Russia a federal republic: . The mission, the newspaper says, is being made with the full ngrcement of nil the Allies. BRITAIN FAVORS BOND LOTTERY Sentiment . About. Gambling Feature of Flotation Shows H c versa 1. TO BE ABOUT $3,000,000,000 French Have Made Great of ''Try Your Luck\ Plan of Selling. Specie! Cable Despatch to Tiir. So Copyright, lfl?. alt rights reserved. London, Nov. 1. The change In British psychology, with particular re- spect to lottery loans, referred to pre- viously In these despatches. Is crystal- lizing raoldly In parliamentary moves to compel the Government to issue such a The main reason for thin. Is that mem- bers the lottery loan will cause a heavy drain of British due to the purchase In France of theee bonds containing a sporting chance. The only nay to prevent such an out- flow of capital, it Is nrgued. Is to give the British public an opportunity to make uch an Investment at home. The fact that France expects with the help' of prizes to floa her big loan with an Interest charge of 3 per cent, annually also Is an Incentive for a similar British loan. Although the Investment market at the moment is not considered as exactly favorable to a Government loan, It is believed that Im- provement will come soon, especially If the forecast made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Is out. It Is announced that $50,000,000 of the from Japan will bo paid at maturity, December 15, without rebor rowing. Great Britain Is reducing her Indebtedness on the continent also and March 31 next the external Indebt- - edness will be cut down greatly. F'rac tically the only loans then will be those of the United States and Can- ada. Tills will Improve the home situation and no difficulty Is expected in floating a post-wa- r loan. A hundred members 1. . . -- .... naHltnn Th a fa f aaa a rlMlr-a- t a niiosrilnn nn tri(- - , tHm n- rl .or m In n t ft fevor of foreign bankers. Since It ap pears likely that England herself will Is'ue prize bonds It Is probable that tho stock exchange will abolish restric- tion on dealings In such bonds. The size of the loan to be has not been determined, but it must be considerably more than $3,000,000,000 to take care of tho year's deficit and the' (lea ting debt. However, the public Is very keen on the new kind of loan and aliead every ono is discussing \try your luck bonds.\ EIGHT KILLED WHEN TRAIN HITS MOTOR Masqueraders Are Victims Near Clarksboro, N, J. , Special Despatch to The Sun Philadelphia, Nov 1. Eight were killed icnd twenty-seve- n Injured when a Pennsylvania train crashed into a truck-loa- d of Hallowe'on masqueraders near Clarksboro, Jf. J., Tho masquerades all I'hlladelphians and were \n the way to Bllllngiport. X. J. The truck and a Camden bound train arrived at the crossing simulta- neously, the engine striking the loaded motor directly in the centre and literally tearing through it. Bodies were hurled In all directions. many being so badly mangled that was difficult. Emergency calls were sent out for physicians and ambu-laneo.- i. Tlw injured were hurried by every conveyance available to tho Under- wood Hoplta'. at Woodbury nnd tho Coop;.- - Hospital at Camden. There were thirty-fiv- e )erson8, both men and women, in the truck, and virtually every oin not killed was injured in some manner. , SOLDIERS' GRAVES IN FRANCE DECORATED Bronze Palm Laid on Mound of Quentin Roosevelt. Paris, Nov, 1. Wreaths wero on the graves of soldiers of the allied and associated countries by represen- tatives of tho Government and of many patriotic associations to-d- in the com- memoration of All Saints' Day, A bronze palm was laid on the grave of Quentin Itoosevelt by a deputation of women representing the society known as \The French Idea Abroad.\ but others were visibly faint , exchange, dealings In prize hearted. Several of the women turned . bonda are prthblted. ba-- k the hotel. To the B subscriptions to the French lot-an- d o the police audience Miss Todd ,oan n.lve ,,ecn made J,5 Mfpr0.,CS,l\B. Ce- - fbh through foreign Banking houses. This n i days ago , caUsed a protest by local bankers . \i. .P.1C' \cu.lenant 1,'d stock exchange connections, who B mi with II. ...... ... ...... Underbill. He hand up. of moment the spread at traffic, to \You well make oft The the by Todd John women atroll ave-\j- c to Square. fully evl-- d Itus- -' was After Todd's PAY Washing-\v- i d'Eza, delega- -' hla getting th'o into, Suc- cess loan. believe French funds, only borne lean off by outside in Its floated were placed V. RUMANIA TAKES BESSARABIA AND DEFIES COUNCIL Notifies Peace Conference Slid Has Annexed Rus- sian District. U. S. DELEGATES ANGRY Seizure May' Result in Early Departure of Americans From Paris. n- - LAUHEXCR IlIM.Jl. Staff Ccrresp'ondent of Tnn Sex Copyright, 1919, all rights reserved. Paris, Nov, 1. Humanla formally notified the supreme council of the peace conference y that she had annexed Bessarabia. Ever since the mrmistice her troops have occupied this district nnd its posfesslon has been one of her claims before tho con- ference. Falling to get this claim nl- -' lowed she has taken things into her own hands and again virtually defied the ptaco conference by formally in- corporating this rich and fertile part of Russia, which is about the size of Ireland, into her own domain. Indlgnntion is running high in' American conference circles over tho action of Rumania and it may lead to tho early departure of the American delegates. President Wilson refused absolute! early In the Peace Conference to approve the claim of Rumania to Bessarabia and on several recent occasions the American delegates have made known that they never would consent to the transfer of this territory. It la under- stood that the Supreme Council reccntjy informed Rumania tnat If she annexed Bessarabia and that If Russia, reorgan- ized, sought to recover it Rumania would not have any support. The Bessarablans have had a delega- tion here protesting against the occupa tion of their country by the Rumanians, who apparently have wt up a military despotism there. Rumania plainly has been encouraged by the failure of the Supremo Council to assert Its authority In the case of Flume and also In that of the Baltic provinces and by the im- munity which she herself has enjoyed since occupying Budapest, which she Is evacuating now. Just before the Supreme Council re- ceived notice from Rumania bf the annexation It had eent a note Informing Rumania, as w;ell as Serbia, that they would not be allowed to sign the Bul- garian treaty until they had signed that with Austria. WILSON CONTINUES TO GAIN STEADILY Two Specialists Note Improve- ment of President. WASiuxoroN, Nov. 1. Following the weekly visit of Dr F. X. Dercum of Philadelphia to the White House, Rear Admiral Grayson, pert-ona- l physician to President Wilson, Issued till\) statement on the condition of the President: Tho President's Improvement, ns noted pievlously, has been well main- tained. His general condition con- tinues to be entirely satisfactory. Dr. Grayson explained that rumors that tho executive work done by the President recently had had an 111 effect on the Executive led htm to depart from his announced plan of not issuing an\ additional bulletins on the President's condition unless there was a decided change, 110 The on Mr, Wilson's condition, Dr. Hugh Young, the Baltimore specialist, called to determine as to the prostatic condi- tion which developed In the course of the President s Illness. S EACH IN ZONE Reach Their Lowest on Bourse. Coloonb, Oct. 31 (delayed). The mark reached its lowest point on the Cologne Bourse marks being rated as equivalent to lffO francs. The official rate ot tho American Army of Occupation for November will be 20 marks to ono dollar. Bankers attribute tho drop In the mark as due partly to reports of the failure of German attompts to get fur- ther credits In America. IRISH BAND RAIDS Killed and Is Stolen. Ky the Associated Pretst .MuixiNOAh, Ireland, Nov, 1. - The police barracks at Blilllvor, about thirty-fiv- e miles northwest of Dublin, were raided last night by masked men, Con-stah- Ogar, who was doing sentry duty at tho time, was taken by surprise and shot In course of tho struggle that ensued. Tho raiders carried off 200 pounds of ammunition and several rides and re- volvers. Extra police been drafted to patrol the district Coal to Tie Up Trains 10 Days Nov. 1. Tho Koelnische Zeitung y snya that all railway passenger and traffic service throughout Germany will cease for ten days beginning November G in an en- deavor to save coal. LONDON, Nov. 1. As no more coal is to be had from Germany and recent troubles in England have reduced British exports to a low level, Denmark has onco more to submit 'to war time re- strictions. The coal situation in Europe is exciting much in every country. France already has felt the pinch in her indus- tries and a shortage of fuel ih Paris is causing suffering nnd The subways and lighting systems also are afTected. Vienna hns but a few days' sup- ply. Railroads in the Tyrol have suspended operations. Hungary has a severe shortage and Italy is in a serious plight, as she cut own and consumed the great part of her wood supply during the war and has been able to im- port but little coal since the armi- stice. BRITISH LABOR RESTLESS of Railroad Strike Fails to Satisfy the Workers. SCALE OF LIVING IS LOW and Food Only o Be Had at Hiph Prices. Sprciarable Despatch to Tnr. Sc Copyright, 1919. all rights reserved. Ixinikin. Nov. 1. The settlement of the great British railway strike by granting a minimum wage of 51 shill- ings, approximately $12.r.O a week, has brought a temporary peace- to the railways here. Whllo the minimum wage may seem small to Americans, it is a considerable, improvement over the old of wages to railwny workers, who have been about the lowest paid labor in the kingdom. The minimum of $12.30 applies chiefly to porters, ticket collectors, signalmen nnd car mqn. Others, such as guards, conductors and engineers, already were receiving about SO per cent, more than the minimum. Thus the wages of locomotive engineers run about $18 a week, but even this is be- low the ordinary wage in England, which is now from $20 to $30 a week. It mlcht nmiear diflleult for railway men to live on their present wages, but nrlor In the war norters received 14 to $5 a week, while conductors, engineers. guards and slgnnlmen got $5 to $10. The porters managed to live by ob- taining small tracts of ground along tho railroad and raising their own vegetables. This practice is belnjf con- tinued. Rent Allowance Demanded. The higher class labor, however, still believes Use f underpaid and Is demand- - ing a rent allowance, ine present wage Is based on the cost crease. now per ceni. mere is not muon prospect \i iiitiriioou iui laiinaj men, ue- - cause the public already Is accusing the .um:r u, muiiminE aim uieir wages are only about $.j weekly on an aver- - \ Special concessions were made during .. . . ,n II,. o'l n,H... - I io .li iu .11c wni iiiiiinii tu e u mu ill Its output, but no such concessions were made to the railway men. The cost of living in England compared with that In America Is either higher or lower, depending on the class of goods bought. An American railway man would re- volt It asked to' live-o- the name as tho English railway man. On other hand, the Engllshmin Is wealthy, not because of his large Income but through the fewness of his wants. He Is satisfied with British made goods. which still are comparatively cheap. IninortFil (lood font llravlly. It Is chiefly the Imported supplies that make England's Index number so high. To-da- for example, the best grade \of home made oleomargarine sells for 25 a pound, bread Is 9, cents a large loaf, heavy working shoes $C, Uniforms are furnished to railway men. so the matter of clothing Is not para- mount, but It can be obtained compara- tively cheap for the lower grades. It Is the Imported goods' which the work- men can do without that are costly. A common oil heater costs $15 and kerosene for household use Is 10 cents a gallon. Soap Is 25 rents a bar. Au- tomobiles nre scandalously high, second hand Fords selling for $1,500. Index number falls below ,,,. per cent.,,.-Tt- Z WhiteHouse up\ i ' ' 2'f ?\ Is 120 CENTS OCCUPATION Quotation Cologne 351 BARRACKS Constable Ammu- nition dead the have , Famine German AMSTERDAM, apprehension in- convenience. STILL Clothing level the cents KlSck MARKS POLICE Settlement Imported Mujor-Ge- n. Illnek lletlrea. Washinoton, Nov. 1. Major-Ge- Wllham M. Black, chief of Engineers, V, B. Army, was retired to-d- at his own request after more than forty-si- x years service. He entered West Point from Pennsylvania In 1S73. I PRODUCTION IS CUT PROBABLY 75 PER CENT. Federal Authorities Believe No Pinch Will Be Felt for Two \Weeks. RESERVE STOCKS HEAVY Conservation Expected to Keep Essential Industries Going for Lonff Period. fpecial Despatch to The SC. Washington. Nov. 1. With the coal mine strike 'under way officials in Washington, nnxlous to determine the coal production that may be depended on through efforts of non-unio- n men and union men remaining at work, are completely at sea. The strike call fell on a Saturday and a church holyday. Consequently it is not known whether all the men who quit are striking. Fragmentary reports have come to the Government departments, the De- partment of Justice, the Railroad Ad- ministration and tho Bureau of Mines nnd Geological Survey, all day, but It has been Impossible to work out a gen- eral result from them. . An average of these reports with tjioso received by representatives of tho coal operators Indicates that the original Government estimate of 200,-00- 0 men remaining at work in the bituminous mines approximately will be correct. As many of the non-unio- n mines are open cut mines, with poor loading facilities, this would not Indi- cate a production of much more than of normal. Some I n Ion Men nt Work. In the fields In Pennsylvania, Ken- tucky and West Virginia, where con- tracts remained In force, non-unio- n miners continued at work with the production at approximately normal. In some scattered districts union min- ers also continued at work. A Government authority estimated to- day that on tho face of this situation no pinch will bo felt by consumers of the country on the whole for two weeks. Ind- uction for the las few weeks has been heavier than ever before In history, due to tho efforts of the Railroad Adminis- tration in keeping every mine supplied with cars and the Inclination of tho miners to work hard for a stake to tide them over the strike. The Geological Survey reports Indi- cate a production for the present w eek of 11.000.000 tons of coal, which is a record. Resorvc stocks, according to an expert, will carry forward all consumers approx-- J Imately for tw o weeks. In the third ! week supplies, he sajs, will shorten if i .the stilke Is maintained nn the indicated ' k1;'' nml Industries will begin to suffer \? \V.\ \c \u I'I'J The stopping of dellerlis for general industrial and muftiirln uSb keep the rail roads, the Government, public utilities and retail dealers going over a long pe- - riorl with proper conservation. They may possibly go through the winter on this short supply. Cnr for All WorklnK Mines. Almost all the non-unio- n miners are exnertprt in rAmnln nt In vl.n- - r.f the assurance of full protection by the Government. They will' have opportu- - nity for overtime work to Increase pro i Queiion, anu off Iclals are hopeful they I 111 accept tho opportunity. Kvery coal mlnR th:it i wnrL'ltir- - will r.t oil ,1. \m i,P an i,0ur.8 iosa ot tlme from ths Government officials familiar with other similar strikes are of the opinion tUat many ,nt.n who KO out 8trke , union mines closing them down in .r.,,,,. f .ir,, ,.111 . .' UIUUII mines that are operating to work. Just how extensive the movement will bo they are not willing to predict. Reports from practically all major pro- ducing districts of the country were re- ceived here by representatives of the operators These reports would seem incjio.no more men at worn and a much brighter outlook than tho .Gov- - eminent estimates. They are as follows': AI.TOONA, Pa. Of the 65.000 men employed in this field 10.000 nre union men. The union men nre out. The non- union men nre working nnd producing an estimate of 80,000 tons a day. The lost production is estimated at 120,000 tons. UREENSHL'RG, I'a. In the Greens-bur- Irwin, Westmoreland and all of which aro non- union, theSnan arc working. It is esti- mated that 110,000 men nre at work. Only TOO of 111,000 Out. JIAKYl.A.ND, UliOUUKH CREEIC rilH.n filly mines are line; one Is working There 3,83 Idle 170 Ht work. Only 675 tons a normal average of 13,000 tons will be produced WHEELING, W. Va. Pan Handle Field Sixteen mines employing 3,200 Continued on Second rage. Thousands of Non-Unio- n Miners Remain at Work in Large Fields fASHINGTOtf, Nov. 1. In the non-unio- n bituminous coal mine fields thousands of miners remained at work to-da- y, although tho strike call generally was, obeyed in the union fields, according to reports received here by the coal operators. In the great Pocahontas field in West Virginia the mines were reported working at virtually full capacity, and in Pennsylvania 110,000 of tho 180,000 non-unio- n miners were carded as at work. In Pennsylvania Seward E. Button, State Chief of Mines, called on all inspectors to report as soon as possible to his office how many men had struck in the district to which the inspector was assigned; if any of the mines were continuing operation and the 4 production; whether men would work additional hours at mines which were con- tinuing in operation, and the general situation in the district. Mine inspectors reported that they were visiting their districts to gather the information sought. This is the first time this information has been called for during ' a mining strike in this State. TROOPS CALLED OUT IN SOUTH Alabama Guardsmen With Machine Guns Will Mobil- ize To-da- y. REPORT DYNAMITE PLOT Miners Will Ignore Federal In- junction Almost Normal Production Expected. Special Despatch to Thk Scn Birmingham, Ala.. Nov. 1. Three companies of the State National Guard have been ordered to mobilize hero to- morrow. Major L,ucian Brown an- nounced Equipment for men. Including light nnd heavy ma- chine guns, has been assembled in preparation for mobilization. A report that an attempt would be made to blow up tho flat top mines of the Sloss-Sheffle- ld Steel and Iron Company caused the properties to be surrounded by an extra strong guard This was the only hint of possible trouble. Mobilization of the State Guard was ordered by Gov. Kilby as a precautionary measure. William L. Harrison, national organ- izer, authorized a statement y that no attention would bo given in this district to the Federal Court in- junction restricting activities by union officials. The course of union officials Indicated that Harrison's statement was an expression of a general union principle In dealing with Injunctions. No copy of tho injunction order has been served, here.' Conflicting claims were made by both sides as to the ffect of the strlko order. anu lne Iact tnat \ waa on Saturday, pay day and always an off day Ip the mines, made difficult to arrive at estimates. Union men asserted that 23,000 men quit. Contradicting tills, the operators pointed to the advance an- nouncements of union leaders that their local Included only 7,500 men, James L. Davidson, secretary\ of the Alabama Coal Operators Association, said that the Tennessee. Coal and Iron Company's mines were In steady opera- tion except at Bloosburg and RIocton. At the Bdgewater and Bayvlew mines, model mines of this company, not more than h of the men laid off to- - day. machine gun was conspicuous on a train carrying men to work at the ..... .... , n Monday Is expected to bring the real test of strength. The operators are con- - fldent that witn ample military protec tion the number of miners reporting will be adequate to keep production of coal in the Alabama district at a sub stantlal proportion of the normal. LEE SAYS TRAINMEN WILL ASSIST MINERS Relieves Injunction x:il Cause Industrial Disturbance. Cieveij.no, Ohio, Nov. 1 V. Ci. I.ee, president of the Brotherhood of Itall-loa- rt Trainmen, when asked y in reference to tho position tho transpor- tation emplojees would take In connec- tion with the strike of soft coal min- ora, said; \Our organisation Is fully In sym- pathy with the miners in attempting to secure a living wago and better working conditions, and believes that thn posl-tlo- n taken by the Government In con nection with the injunction Isnued prob n1W- - till Alnhirl, Industrial cnnilltlonH the brolherhoiKW position. \I have not aunumed to impose my opinion or presence cither at tho White House or upon the Attorney.General in connection with the miners strike, because no Intimation from the officers of the miners' organization has come to ' the trainmen's brotherhood, to my knowledge, requesting such assistance or the use ot our influence. .Y,i V. i, - .\7f 01 1110 na ,ro\ '\i'\. call SO VI. ill 10 It A In bOMli-RSli- COL.NT1, IV. Only 700 far greater extent than recognized by men out of 13,000 employed in this i!s- - those In charge of governmental af. trlet are out on twelve operations. , (ar(j IMTTSlll'RG Tho union mines here ' \The railroad brotherhoods will Friday. All union mines nie.glst the miners in every honorable and down The non-unio- n mines are run-- 1 consistent way, and the ofilcers of the nliig. miners' oiganlzatlon fully understand are men nnd out of 600 MANY EXPECTED TO LEAVE UNION Hope of Enlarged Production Rased on Steadier Work by Miners. BIG LEGAL BATTLE AHEAD U. S. to Demand Withdrawal of Strike Order :Diprj:ers Seek McAdoo as Legal Aid. ny a Staff Correspondent of The 6cn'. Inpianapous, Nov. 1.' The first day ot tho coal strike has produced these mixed results: First Despite the Federal re- straining order the strike was ef- fective to tho limit of the expecta- tions of tho men who ordered it, the officers of the United Mine A'orkers. Second The Government Is con- fident that with the force ot men available It can supply the Indus- tries of the country, under certain hardships perhaps, but in a way to avert disaster. Third Each Is seeking to bring up Its biggest legal guns for ' tho renewal of the fight before Judge Anderson in United States Court here next Saturday when the Government will nsk that the strike leaders be compelled to withdraw their strike order. Fourth The results of the first week of the strlko will depend largely upon the attitude that the rest of organized labor takes to- ward the United Mine Workers. Fifth The Government has not exhausted Its legal ammunition In the historic proceeding here. It will repeat the procedure In every Federal Court District into which tho strike ha.s extended, if neces-sar- j breaking up meetings of tho strikers and preventing their local ofilcers from lending them. Just ns the national officers have now been made incommunicado. strike l,eiulrr oliey Hull-- . So completely nre the nation il ofi- lcers obeying the terms of the Federal injunction that they will not discuss the strike situation for publication. John 1 Lewis, acting national presi- dent, left here to pass Sunday at his homo in Springfield, 111. Nevertheless the air of satisfaction la such about national headquarters as to leave no doubt that reports have been received thero proving to Lewis and his confreres that they beat the Ooorn-men- t to the first punch and that, as they predicted, tho strike went Into effect without further word from them. Presi- dent Lewis received hundreds of tele-gm- during the daj. He refused to discuss them with It was said for him that such action might be construed as communi- cating a message of encouragement through the press to his followers In violation of tho Injunction's terms. In behalf of the Government it Is pointed out that more than a third of iw inino workers of the nation are not affected by the strike order. It is no- torious that even in the rush times of war the miners did not work to their full Individual capacity on account of scarcity of cars, their own lack of de- sire and other reasons The Govern- ment thus hopes, despite the reduction ot tho number of men available, to bilng production well up to tho in In 111 11 in needs through a more complete and continuous employment. One operator expressed It thus. \Even during the war rutdi the aver-ag- o of employment was only s of the maximum. Tho difference be- tween the present one-thir- d and tho actual minimum needs of the nation for coal Is not unbrldgable if that one-thir- d can be made to work something like full time.\ tJoviTimif ill i;pimii Defection. In addition the Government believes that there will be many dofectlolis from the ranks of tho strikers as the strike goes on. ' While the striking miners are en- deavoring to engage William G, McAdoo, Edward F. Dunne and Alton, D. Parker Continued on Second I'agt! Palmer Issues Orders to See That All Union Officers Obey the Law. I0 INFRACTIONS YET Secretary Wilson Makes Strong Efforts to Obtain Mediation. HINES OUTLINES ROUTING Divides Country Into Zones So as to Distribute Coal Sup- ply Equally. ' Special Despatch to Tni Scxf Washington, Nov. 1. The next move In tho nationwide strike of bitu- minous coal miners, which went Into effect is up to the nj?u whoi left the mines or their leaders. After two weeks of feverish activity R to meet the strike Govern- ment officials sat hack y \to see what would happen.\ lleports to fno sapttal show that the best claim of union officials la that 400,000 men nre out. This Is regarded ns favorable, ns It mean that nearly 200,000 men remained on the job, and nearly one-thir- d pro- duction of bituminous coal, even If nil of the ini-- out, are striking nnd ' not merely taking the holiday. Awnlt TomorroiTs tleporta. Reports to union officers and to the coal operators here when aver- aged run close to the Government figures. Officials state, however, that they do not expect to know the ex- tent of tho strike until Monday. Seoretnry of Labor Wilson Is not abandoning hope of a settlement. The Department of Labor Is still of- fering Its good offices ns a medintpr In the strike. A formal offer of me- diation under the Department's or- ganic net was made but there Is scant hope of nn acceptance. Attorney-Genera- l Palmer sent to every District Attorney In the United States y Instructions as to tho enforcement of Ihe restraining order Issued ngnlnn union official, anil others jetcrdoy. They were told to communicate with the Department's Investigators and United States Mar- shals and to proceed Immediately In event of any vlolntlnn of this order, or the order rctnrinc maximum prices on coal. Pnlnier Sends Inntrpetlons. The Instructions ns sent nut follow; Testcrday at Indianapolis Judg Anderson, on npllcatlon of the United States, Issued a temporary restraining order restraining a large number of officials of the United Mine Workers from taking any action or proceeding of any kind whatsoever In furtherance of the bltumlnoii\ coal strike, which had been previously railed It Is of the utmot Importance that I should be promptly advised of any concerted anion by any two or more persons in your district to carry forward this strike Pleaso communicate with th Marshal and the loal represent- atives of the Bureau of Investi- gation and keep yourself fully lo formod of tho situation In your dis- trict. If you discover any con- certed action by any two or more persons, either employers, em- ployees or others, which amounts to an agreement or arrangement to limit tho facilities for trans- porting, producing, supplying, stor- ing or dealing In coal or to rctrlct tho supply or distribution of samo or to exact excesshe prices for coal or to aid or abet In the doing of any such act, you should advise me nt onco by wire, giving me names of persons nnd full particulars Federal Fuel Administrator has Issued order restoring former prices fixed by Fuel Administration anil nny profiteering in coal should be piomptly proceeded against. Illne GlvpniConl Hontlim Order. rijrector-Gener- of Rnllroad Hlne' issued 'ntsnietlnns to all of the railroad rcpiesentatlves in the coal mining df-tr- ts y on the routing and delivery of all shipments In onfoimlty with th Government's priority orders They fol-lo- \One Bituminous coal Including lignite .taken and held In accordance with the Instructions of the Director General of October !!! and 31. 1919. or thereafter, will bo bandied by the Director-G- eneral and the regional directors through the agency ot a central coal rom-mltt- at Washington nnd regional coal committee which will ho established Jointly bj the regional directors and the Fuel Administration Such regional coal commltteo will the following representatives: One, appointed by th United Stales Fuel Administrator and such others as the regional director may fleet to handle In mailers of purchase. distribution nnd accounting \Two The bituminous 0o.1t held must be distributed only to thoao jonsumein who have no reserve supply and must have coal to meet their e.mnrgency needs. The following order of preference shall govern the regional coal committee Ip such dlstilbutlon as they may mika

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