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More Large Pledges Tenta
tive on Condition T
Eight" Are Received
The total subscriptions for the
Eupport of the Y. M. C. A. the
coming year amounted up to yes
terday, noon to $8376. While
this is approaching the sum ne
cessary, yet much more remains
to be done by workers, aa it is
well understood that the final
work In securing pledges is al
ways the most difficult.
The committee In securing
funds received the first day of
the campaign three pledges of
$250 each. It is believed others
who are able to give in propor
tton will give an equal amount,
provided there is assurance that
In all, eight leading financiers of
the city give $250 each.
With three , already pledged,
and two tentative pledges provid
ing eight are secured, it is now
thought that-three more who are
able to give will come to the res
This Is felfe to be especially true
when the business men of the city
realize that In order to provide
all boys of the city public schools
from the age of 8 years up to the
senior high school with tree mem
berablp in the Y, M. C. A. there
must be a certain amount pledged
In addition to the names al
ready published of those who
have contributed to the Y. M
C. A-. the' following has been re
ported up to yesterday noon:
Max O. Buren. I 10.00
William Brown ....... . 25.00
Charles N. Chambers.... 5.00
Dr. iC. G. Doney
W. T. Davis
W. Eppley Co
W. W. Fleming
Richard E. Fuller
B. B. Herrlck . . ; .
Ross E Moores
Oregon Pulp & Paper Co.
S. E. Purvine
Max Solof .......
A. Louis Solof
George C. Will
Buster Brown Shoe Store
W. H- Burghardt, Jr
B. li Steeves. ....
G. Ed. Ross
J. A. Mills. .
H. V. Compton.
Charles B. Hodgkln
Joe M'nton .
T. A. Mc Bride...
U. G. Lehman
Doughton & Miller
E. M. McKee .
C W. Knicksbocker
W. H. Darby
F. L. Waters
Willis S. Moore..,
George H. Alden.
Salem Laundry Company
B. W. Dalcher
I. H. Van Winkle
H H. Kloepping
R. A. Harris
W. A. Marshall
H. J. Bean
Mlroah G. BUIr
Lola B. Bellinger
1-oren K. White
W. M. Plimpton
LH. W. Meyers
Satem Fuel Yards
Lloyd T. Reynolds
George M. Brown
Al H. Stelner
JN STRIKE CONFERENCE
(Continued from page l.)
j Practice writing the address on
your Christmas mall. 'It is not a
bit too early. Thousands of let-
r anri Mckazea CO amiss be
cause senders are negligent.
.The Southern Pacific Company will receive appli
cations for employment in.all branches of the railroad
service from persons willing to engage in railroad work.
All applications should be in writing, stating the '
name, age and residence of applicant, present occupa
tion, previous railroad experience, if any, the character
of the railroad work in which applicant desires to en
gage and the address at which the applicant can be
reached by letter or telephone or telegram.
Applications should be marked "personal" and ad
dressed to any one of the following:
E. Lw King, Superintendent Portland Division,
Union Terminal, Portland, Oregon.
, X W. Fitzgerald, Superintendent Shasta Division.
.Dunsmuir, Calif . ; ir. r - T.':
Tv Ahgrn, Superintendent Sacramento Division,
Sacramento, Calif. . . .
. i W. L. Hack, Superintendent Salt Lake Division,
I Ogden, Utah. , ; . . : , ? ' f '
G. E. Haylord, Superintendent Stockton Division,
, T F. Rowlands; Superintendent Western Division,
Oakland Pier, JCalit.,' - - ,
F. M. Worthington, Superintendent Coast Division,
, 3rd and Townsend streets, San Francisco.
. . C. F. Donnatin, Superintendent San Joaquin Divi
sion, Bakersfield, Calif. -,
" W. H. Whalen, Superintendent Los Angeles Divi
sion, Los Angeles, Calif. v
Wm. Wilson, Superintendent Tucson Division, Tuc-.
son, Arizona. .,; ? '
J. H. Dyer, General Manager, 65 Market Street,
F. L. Murckhalter, Assistant General Manager, 65
Market Street, San Francisco. ,
L. II. VYJlliams, AssistantT'General Manager, 321
Pacific Electric building, Los Angeles, Calif.
on! its ability to settle mat
ter' he said. "So are wo fight
ing for our lives and the future
of railroad labor depends on our
ability to; protect our employes."
Somebody Must Move
Union leaders said the board
had net presented anyth n which
they looked on as in any way a
l"It'B somebody's move next,"
said the head of one of the larger
of the five organization. "Whe
ther it's ours, the board or tne
roads, I don't Know. I only know
that the i board brought us here
and talked for 1 ours without pre
senting anything we could even
consider as a compromise. The
meeting was absolutely wltTiout
results : We are K'4ng back to
our headquarters. There M noth--rfNT
scheduled imediately except
to go (right ahead with the plans
lor a strike."
I Other Meetings Possible
Members or the Loard said that
while the conference had ended
and no Imediate plans had been i
made it still was pnsible to hold1
further meetings with the labor
men before the schedule 1 walk
out. "The board l determined to go
as far as possible under the law,"
oni member said, "and if it to
unable to accomplish anything, it
will be the fault of the law, ra
ther than that of the board. We
are satisfied pome govermental
.agency will find a solut'on. as
every posible angle of the mat
ter Is uri,',",''",''" ing Investi
gated at: Washington.'
' . Optimism lurking
None of the boarc member?
would Indicate an optimistic view
of the day's proceedings. Some
memebrs were Inclined to the view
that even Issuance of a strike or
der was tantamount to a violation
ot a board decision and that the
brotherhoods could properly be
cited to appear before the board
for a formal determination as to
whether I Its orders had been de-
"TheJboard feels it is much bet
ter informed on the situation and
we hope some way may yet re
sult from the board's inqu.ry,"
said one member.
Board; members said that the la
bor chiefs remained inflexible in
maintaining that the fight was one
for! the life of their organizations.
Difficulties in the crises were de
clared by the union men, it was
said, to: be the fault of the car
riers, the brotherhood men hold
ing that many railroads had
board's ! orders. They made i'
clear, however, members said
mat iney aia not consiuer taest
violations the fault of the board
but due! to the fact that the trans
portation act "had no teeth."
I Session Vn satisfactory
Continual alleged violation of
the board's orders had convinced
the employes they were quoted a:
saying, i that there would be nr.
end to encroachments on what the
railroad worker considered their
rights. Prior statements of tb.4
brotherhood leaders have repeat
edly asserted j that the question of
working rules, which they said,
they had been years In working
up, was the crux of the situation.
Practically nothing was said in the
conference about the 12 per per
cent wage reduction, which was
the technical basis on which the
strike was called, it was learned
Members of the board said tbey
did not consider that the board
had exhausted its powers and that
an executive session would be held
tomorrow when further procedure
would be determined.
, Return to Headquarters
w. S. Stone, president of the
trainmen, W. G. Lee, president of
the enginmen, W. S. Carter, presi.
dent of the firemen, returned to
Cleveland tonight. L. E. Shep
pard, head of the conductors, left
for Cedar Rapids, Iowa, while T
C. Cashen departed for Buffalo,
headquarters of the switchmen's
The executive committees of the
engineers, firemen and of the con
ductors now are in session. The
committees of the other organiza
tions will meet in Cleveland Won
While the scene of the strike
activities shifted back to Cleve-
draw subsistence from contiguous
territory within 50 miles.
"Under this plan , It was said,
a eoniunity mould not feel the
effects of a natonal strike be
fore several weeks had passed.
Reports to the department In
dicate large industries generally
have been busy assembling re
serve stocks of fuel and raw ma
terial. This preparation would
permit the department's relief
work, it was pointed out, to be
centered n behalf of those indus
tries unable to take similar pre
caution and would limit the dan
ger of industrial shutdowns.
The cases before the Interstate
commerce commission, involving
petitions for rate reductions are
that of western agricultural in
terests who urged elimination of
all war-time increases on gra.n,
hay and feed, and that ot dealers
in hardware and forest products
operating through territary eat
of Arkansas, for material decrea
ses in rates on lumber.
Hoard Is Awaited
Developments today strengthen
ed the impression that the admin
istration would not move in the
strike situation unt 1 the railroad
labor board had been given pro
per opportunity to function. It
was retiterated that the adminis
tration was behind the board and
would lend full support to its pro-
Battery Thieves Itold-p-
On Wednesday night Frank M.
Ford, of 1412 North Capitol St.
was the owner of a Ford sedan
and the usual storage battery
equipment. Yesterday morning
the sedan was still injMr. Ford's
possession, but the battery was
elsewhere, according ' to a report
made ( ; at police headquarters
Thursday afternoon.? Enterpris
ing thieves had taken the battery
from the car..
A brown suit of men's clothes
were "v stolen 1 from -" ' Woodbnrn
hotel Wednesday night, according
to Information received from
Marshall Coveyl yesterday even
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The notice of the strike was
delivered after R. D. Frame of
San Antonio, system chairman of
the Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen, had received word
from W. G. Lee, grand president
of the organization that the strike
be carried out as previously
planned in accordance with the
vote of the men.
Members of other labor organ
izations on the International and
Great Northern, it is understood,
will remain at work until 6 a. m.
October 30, when organizations
on other lines plan to quit work.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Oct.
20. Warning that the railroads
must operate in this state regard
less of the strike, was sounded
today by Governor Robertson in
a special message to the public
given the Associated Press.
Volunteers will be found to
operate freight trains at least.
and the state will be justified in
taking possession of these prop
erties and operating them in the
interest of all the people, should
occasion demand, the message
AH sheriffs, chiefs of police and
other peace officers were directed
to (prepare themselves for any
emergency, ' in the matter of pro
tecting life and property and
maintaining order throughout the
land with the ending to tonight's I gram now In progress of forma-
conference, a union man close to
the brotherhood chiefs said he ex
pected the next step to be taken
"The labor board has, of course
forwarded a full report of the
conference to Washington," he
said. "It there are further steps
toward conciliation, they will be
taken there. The unions will do
Ikxii d Is flayed
Union heads expressed opinion
that "if there were any concrete
results oC the conference they lay
in the fact that the minds of the
labor board members were dis
abused of the idea that the unions
were not sincere in calling a
"When we went in there," said
one chief, "the board seemed to
be of the 'opinion that we had
been bluffing and were just wait
ing for some one to dissuade us
from carrying out the strike or
der. "Believing thl3, the board had
virtually nothing to offer in the
way of a settlement plan. Its
members talked a lot, but actu
ally had little to say of any im
portance, merely tryinl to get u
to change Our plans.
"They seemed to think we
could stopi the strike until we
made it plain that it could not
even be considered and there
must be a j settlement satisfactory
o us or the walkout will begin at
3 a. m. October 30.
'We hope some angle will ap
pear with; a plan to avert the
jtribe. but there were no such
angles at today's meetings.
"The chief result of the con
ference was that the labor board
knows we: are not-bluffing, and
re know that they had no real
plan to offer." , H
Stone Sees No Change )
The only signed statement from
a union head was from Mr. Stone
It simply said:
"The situation Is unchanged,
and I suppose I might add that I
don't expect one angle of it to He
changed even in heaven, lor if I
get there ;i expect to still have a
hundred newspaper reporters
chasing me around for signed
Tire eleven "standard unions
which have voted for a strike bht
have not Called one, marked time
today, taking no action pending
the outcome of the labor board
Several Sessions Held.
The maintenance of way. chair
men held several informal ses
sions, the; only inkling of Jheir
attitude be;ng a. remark Iby a
high official "that this organ!
tatlon is going to let the other
fellows start the ball rolling be-
iore doing any pushing."
They will meet again tomor
row as will the shop crafts and
other organizations, but there is
little likelihood of a decision be
fore Saturday or Sunday, it was
Chiefs j of these organizations
expressed keen interest in the
labor board conference, but re
fused to comment.
NEW YORK, Oct. 02. The of
ficial strike order issued by the
executive heads of the big four
railroad brotherhoods and the
Switchmen's Union of North Am
erica at Chicago, has been re
ceived and distributed to the
union workers by the local chair
Revised figures made public by
officials of the brotherhoods here
showed that at least 20,000 en
gineers, conductors, firemen, en-
ginemen, switchmen and trainmen
would be affected by the proposed
walkout in the Metropolitan dis
trict, which includes all territory
within. a radius of 52 miles of
tfce city hall.
The allied railroad shop crafts
organizations in the district which
had not received a strike order
at a late hour tonight are esti
mated to have a membership cf
from 125,000 to 150,000.
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Cabinet Members Optimistic
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. The
note of utimism of official d:s
cussion of the threatened railroad
str.ke was more pronounced to
day. Several cabinet members ex
pressed confidence that the "cool
ing off period." which has inter
vened since the strike call, had
served to lessen the danger of a
Adm nlstration officials when
informed of the termination of
the conference at Chicago be
tween the railroad labor board
and the union chiefs tonight, de
clined to comment, preferring it
was explained to await full report
of the proceedings.
One definite development, how
ever, was the announcement that
preparatons had besn completed
for the coordination under the
comerce department of plans for
the transportation to essentials
should the strike go into effect.
After a conference between
President Harding. Chairman Mc
Chord of the Interstate Commerce
Commission and Acting Attorney
General Goff, the Impression was
given that an order could be ex
pected from the commission put
t ng into effect a redaction In
Tracks Will lie Tsed
Secretary Hoover, in announc
ing that; the department of com
merce was prepared to serve as
a focal point for efforts of state
and municipal governments to as
sure movement of food, fuel and
other primary commodities in the
event of the strike, indicated mo
tor truck and water transporta
tion would be used to supplement
any portion of the railroads left
n operation. Traffic experts
have computed that through the
proper use of motor equipment
the average American city can
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