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   Oelwein Daily Register (Newspaper) - August 13, 1920, Oelwein, Iowa                             VOL 12 Wire Reports of TODAYS Important Eventi of the World OELWEIN FAYETTE COUNTY IOWA FRIDAY AUGUST 131920 50 CENTS PEB MONTH EQUAL SUFFRAGE PASSES TENN SENATE 254 TENN SENATE APPROVES OF THE SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT By a Vote of 25 to to the House Tuesday and Is Expected to Garry Easily Making the 36th State By United Press Bulletin Nashville Tenn Aug istate seruite to Xf approved the federal suf frage amendment The vote GREEK PREMIER SHOT BY BANDIT Fire Eight Shots At Him But He Is Only Slightly Wounded v ratification resolution now ROCS to the house of reiv freseiitatives AvJierc action is expected Tueday although a quicker vote may bo had Tf the house T3asses tine rati fying resolution it will pro vide the 36 states to ratify the amendment a nd insure the voting bv all women in the United States in the Novem ber elections House Adjourns to Monday The house has adjourned until Monday no action is possible by body be fore that time Tlie resolu tion has not yet bepri reported out of coinimttee in tBe house Paris Aug Venizelos of Greece was attacked and wounded Thursday evening as he was leaving the Lyon railroad station for Nice As the Premier stepped onto a train two men fired revolvers at him He wounded slightly His assailants were arrested Eight shots were fired The shoot ing occurred at p m Premier Venizelos was taking leave of friends when two men rushed from the crowd one firing three shots and the other five before they were over powered The premier was reported wounded in the right side and the left arm PR VENEZELOS WAS SHOT BY AN ASSAILANT POLE DELEGATES MEET BOLSHEVIK By United Press Pasis Aug armistice del egates met the bolshevik commissary at the front today and agreed to te RESIGNATION OF PRES DESCHANEl IS IMMINENT to he an Attend to Before gia negotiations Saturday according to Former King Constantly lo I advices to the foreign office this Tlulone noon The hottest on the reso lution was predicted in lower body the The majority in the senate today was much larger than iaH been expected At the last TOpntent several senators climbed on the band wagon Tlie victory in the Tennes see seriate brings us to the last lap of the long struggle for suffrage Miss Sue IWliite Tennessee state chair man of the national womens party stated Senator Candl er republi fan drew applause when he bittei lv attacked Mrs Carrie Chap man Oatt who he said favored marriage between negroes and whites He acciiteed the suf frage workers of wearmg low necked dresses and high cut skirts They arc try ing to put our women ou a level with negroes he said The galleries hissed remarks do not meet with the appro vnl oHhe good women of Tennessee Speak er Tockl said in reply VVe wont have nigger ruio publi cans and d em o r a would take their muskets and go to the polls to prevent it RUMORED POPE HAD A By United Press j Paris Aug assassins bul let which split the shoulder blade of Premier Venizelos of Greece into four pieces was removed today in an op erationi which was declared success ful After the operation it was an nounced the Premiers condition was very satisfactory but absolute rest was necessary He spent a good night The assassins are ibelieved to be memtoers of a Greek Royalist faction Their attempt to kill Brightwell was i restore former King Constantine to saw and the result was still in doubt BOLSHEVIK AND POLISH ARMIES IN BITTER FIGHT By United Press London Aug and bolshe 1k armies have met in battle at a His asailants following their arijjeijeveci to be a part of the plot to j point about 30 miles North of War rest were rescued by the police from the crowds with great difficulty mob shouting lynch them Both of them were severely manhandled By United Press By Wood Paris Aug Resigna tion of President Deschanel is im minent as a result of Frances new antibolehevik policy and the conse j quent break with Great Britain it was reported in high political cir cles In such an event it was con sidered likely that Premier Miller and would be elected president and Bryand appointed premier The press today generally declar ed recognition of Wrangels anti bolshevik government by France a mere incident in the general di vergence between the ttusaisn poli THE RAIN HELPS OELWEIN LOSE Wet Sloppy Game Won By ew Hamp ton in Six Innings 5 to 2 at Arlington MONEY SHARK MUST FACE TWO CHARGES iBoston Aug forty thous and investors intrusted a total var iously estimated at from to to Charles Ponzi in a money making scheme which postal offiffcials declared1 to be absolutely im possible of fulfillment surrendered to the federal authorities yesterday afternoon ex plaining that he was unable to meet his obligations because of the closing yesterday of the Hanover Trust com pany where the bulk of his funds were deposited Hte was charged with having used the nails to defraud ar raigned and held in bonds of for a hearing August 19 Morris Rurl nick a real estate dealer furnished the sureties a warrant charging the Italian with larceny had been obtained by the state police in the municipal court and upon leaving the federal building Ppnzi was arrest ed and held to the court in bail forappearance for August Rudnick again went Ponzis bonds and the latter was released liabilities followed thick and fast today As Ponzi was being ar raigned before United tales Com missioner Hayes Edwin L Pride who is examining the books of the Security Exchange company for the federal au thorities announced that it had al ready beeni shown that Ponzi owed Fell in Ills Library ind Suffered In jury to HK Kiiee By United Press Rome Aug Benedict fell slightly hurting his knee while in his library today it was learned at the Vatican Humor of 111 Health FAYETTE COUNTY FARMERS TaiJESHrXG GAJIE the throne Both were disarmed be fore they could empty their pistols The police had difficulty in getting them away from the crowd THREE OF IOWA CITIES CENSUS Fort Dodge 19333 Albia 505J Oska kaloosa 9427 By United Press Washington Aug census ibureau today announced the follow ing 1920 population results Ft Dodge Iowa leSSS increase 3790 or 244 per ceati Albia Iowa 5067 increase 98 or 2 per cent Oskaloosa Iowa 9427 decrease 39 or 04 per cent State of New Hampshire 443083 increase of 12511 or 29 per cent DENVER CAR IS WRECKED BY DYNAMITE By United Press Denver Aug charge of dy namite on a car track here this morn ing badly damaged a street car The car pperated by a strike breaker was the first out of the tiaras and there were no Members of the crew were uninjured Police and soldiers were rushed to the scene when the last dispatches were filed from the Polish capital The Poles iwere offering bitter re sistance repeatedly throwing the Rus sians out of the defences where a foothold had been gained according to advices from the front Much of the fighting was iiand to hand A considerable force of Poles was being held back of the lines as a re serve the staff fearing the Russian attack on the north might be only a feint PONZI NEARING END OF HIS ROPE Report of the Audit of His Books Public Today and Great Britain has existed 4pr months the newspaper said and has cies of France This divergence By Joe R Burns Defeat again has come our way Oel wein and New Hampton met at Arl ington Thursday and played six inn ings of sloppy basetball between show ers The drizzle finally turned into a heavy downpour when Oelwein camp to bat in the last half of the seveojta inning and after a wait of thirty min utes the game was called off In as much as five innings had been victory went1 to New Hampton they bf ing in the lead by a 5 to 2 count when the game was called off It was a poor day for base ball and to make matters worse the teams were forced to play on a diamond which was ab 2ND GETRICH QUICK SCHEME BLOWS UP IN THE BEAN CITY reached a point where immediate re1 solutely for a decent exhibition organization upo na new and solid Iof the national sport The ground basis is necessary TWO YEGGS HOLD UP CRAP GAME And Secured in Cash and 3Iuch Jewelry By United Press Iowa City Aug the 12th is unlucky for crap games Two masked men shortly before dawn to day held up a crap game in a private lioom here securing approximately and much jewelry from the par ticipants The players were lined up and searched under pressure of re volvers Reported Omul With Aver ago Yield Between Forty nnd Fiftv Bushels Sunshine Somewhere A plant growing lp a cellar picks out the distant spot where the sun beams come through the little window ami pushes its way through the half darkness stretching its pale stalk to RD aumzing length to read the pfittih of sunshine Why shouldnt we do ns much If therp Is nothing cheerful close to us let us reach our j thoughts to the pleasure that is com ing or back to som joy that is past By United Press Boston Aug Ponzi whose getrichquick inducements en meshed so many customers that he had to use bushel baskets to hold their money was nearing the end of his rope today The so called financial wizard was at liberty on bail on the federal charge of us ing the mails to defraud andthe other on a state charge of larceny The report of the audit of his books was expected to be made public today Federal officers declared that there was no question but that the savings of thousands were tied up in the Ponzi venture Bank Commissioner Allen stuck to the statement that the capi tal of the Hanover Trust Companv impaired if not wiped out Ponzi declared today that he happy because his girl wife still pro fessed her love and faith in him Ponzi was again taken into custody by federal authorities today when Morris Burnick who supplied bonds for his release today withdrew his bond The reason for withdrawal was not learned TWO PREMIERS ARE FIDDLING FORWRANGEL By United Press By Miller London Aug munications Between Premier Lloyd George and Premier Millerand over the recognition by France of General Wrangels antibolshevik government were continuing this afternoon it was ascertained in official quarters The general impression was that the situ ation was easier but that a week end conference between the Premiers may be necessary was so soggy that outfielders and in fielders alike were greatly handicap ped in fielding any kind of a hit balL Consequently many hits were made which would have been easy outs on a dry field Garland Buckeye was on the mound for Oelwein and was ably assisted by Jacobs behind the bat Buck bar1 great difficulty in getting down to his usual pace and suffered to the extent of eight hits and five runs in the first three innings Four of these run how ever were unearned First Hampton Rtrs sell popped to Letich McCann reach ed first wheni Parkins dropped his easy fly ball Zook singled to right and McCann went to third on the hit Kane struck out McCann scored on Cava naughs single to center Kline retired on strikes One run two hits one error Oelwein Durfey singled to left Trotter sacrificed Long to Anderson Happe out Long to Anderson Jac obs fanned No runs Second Hampton Let ich booted Andersons roller Kenney skied to Happe Long singled tocen ter Russell popped one to shortleft fbr a hitAnderson and Long seored on the hit Long should have bpen cutdown at the plate but Happe fhrew wild to Jacobs McCann hit to Par kins and Russell was run down be tween second and third Parkins to By United Press Boston Ail second gjf richquick scheme to blow up here within a few days collapsed today when C M Brightwell Preddent of the Old Colony Foreign Exchange Company offering investors 100 per cent profit in six months admitted his concern was insolvent The run on the Old Colony Company occurred federal authorities toolt over the business Brightwell admitted solvency when doors of hia concern were besieged by hundreds of Invest ors seeking to regain their money Try to Get Brightwell An infuriated crowd of Investors L stormed the office of the Old Colony I foreign exchange today and sought to attack Brightwell President of tlw f Company which he admitted in solvent The crowd which had been gathering rapidly since morning de manded return of its money Tie money was not forthcoming KillBrigntwell Lynch him went up CREWS DESERT FOR THE BOOZE United Press Montreal Que Aug arid freight houses on the wharves and piers of Montreal are now placarded warnings to sailors not to desert their ships while in Canadas largest and wettest port The warnings are the result of a cair the Shipping Federation and local police to put an end to the nii j merous desertions occurring when ves sels reach this port which in the last few weeks have left many ships with only part crews for their return voy ages Cheap railroad fares to the harvest fields of western Canada big wages and whiskey are given as the reasons for desertions HTIB CITY MAHKET REPORTS Letich to Parkinp to Buckeye Mej The for the Oelwem market August llth as the j Produce Co Hens 2226 Springs 33 old roosters 12 ducks 17 geese 12 tur jkeys 2227 eggs 44 cream 51 Cann made second on the play Zook scratched a hit off Trotters mit and MlcCann scored Kane fanned Three Ways to Clean Books Speaking of books most family li braries are disfigured by one or two oncelovely volumes In unprhcticnl bindings cf pale silk or white lent her runs three hits two errors Oelwein Buckeye out McCann to Anderson Risk fouled to Kenney Matterni drew a walk Letich fanned No runs Third Hampton Cava naugh fled to Durfey Kline popped a hit to short left Anderson popped long siDce dimmed hy grime Art gum another one to tenter Kenney lined Money Decides It A tourist without money is a tramp a tramp with money is a don Answers or a soft kneaded eraser inny clean them If rot try fine powdered pninice lightly applied with a clenn ohnmois This is wrint picture tlenor use t clfm the margins of old prints J roughens the surface loss than London Aug of Pope j Benedicts stumbrng injuring his knee aroused speculation in Londo as to the state of hia health It was j recently rumored he had suffered a slight stroke of paralysis Threshing of small strain in rnis county hns begun Oais are ill cut and possibly a third of them thresh ed Outfits are at work in practical ly every section of the eouniy The oat crop fnr the most part is good some fields beine unusually iieavy and hut a fw THE ART OF SELFDEFENSE FRANCE SENDS NOTE TOILS A By United Press Paris Aug KlnPmve today soul a note to Ilia United States declaring that it holds the same views with re gard to Russia as wcrcvcxprcsscd by PrenMent Wilson in his note to the Italian Ambassador scant The oats on an average are of fine qiwl i itty hciuK etter than last year as a i whole I A conservative estimate oT tho av erage stand of oafs in this county thir year is placed at In to 50 bushels to the acre a falling to some where in the thirties Farmers have plroady thresh ed generally seem to prefer to hold their outs at home or store them with the elevators rather than sell them on the present erratic market Ex ceptionally fine crops large mid heavy liquidation are assigned as the reasons for the recent prce break Until the pasi few diiys cars have been available but tbre now seems to be a lightening up with prospects that the market will grow in strength to Risk Kline scored on Longs sin gle to left Russell forced Long iRisk to Parking One run three hits Oelwein Parkins fanned Durfey bounced a single off Klines shins Trotter fanned Happe bounced a sin gle off Kanes glove Jacobs slammed a long hit to center for three bases scoring Durfey and Happe Buckeye I popped to Kane Two runs three hits j Fourth Hampton Mc Cann out Parkins to Trotter Zook out to Trotter unassisted Buckeye I struck out Kane for the third time Xo runs Oelwein Risk singled to left lxng struck out Mattern Letich forced Risk at second Kane to McCann Par j kins singled to left Durfey drew a i walk With the bases full and Trot ter at bat Ixmg cut loose a wild pitch reached first when Letich let his rol ler go through him Cavanaugh Skied to Mattern Xo runs one error Oelwein Risk singled to right Mat tern forced Risk McCann to Kaniv Letich drew a walk Long struck out and Durfejv No runs Box score tried to score but was called A department store in Newark N J has instituted a novel means of protection for its girls and Incidentally a form of athletic exercise that becomes a source of annulment Thin young lady ap parently is an apt by the blow the instructor ii receiving In some parti of the eountry protection from mwhera and rowdies practically compels this sort of training out at the plate on a close decision Kenney to Long The crowd jeered the umpire for his decision Xo runs i Fifth Hampton Cava naugh skied to Mittern Kline rolled out to Trotter Buckeye walkcl An dersen and Kenney and then famed No rrns Oelwein Trot tor lifted to Russell HjMtio out i Mil to Anderson Jacobs j walkei 5utkeye out Kane co An deixMi No rinis Sixth Hampton Rus sell H to rishi 1 forceil Rnsrli jvnkoyn to Iisk Zouk torccd McCann Buckeye to Risk Kuno Oelwein Durfey rf Trotter Ib Happe If Jacobs c Buckeye p Risk 2b Mattern cf Letich ob Parkins ss Total New Hampton Russell If McCann 2b Zook rf Kane ss Cavanaugh cf Kline 3b Anderson Ib Kenney c p AB R H PO A E 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 7 IS 7 4 AB R H PO A E 402 4 2 100 0120 02000 0 0 I i 2 ft 401000 li 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 5 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 I 3 0 Total 3 9 IS 8 0 fore by innings Oelwein 0020 0 Xew Hampton 1 r n three base hit Jacobs Sacrifice hit Trotter Eamsd runs New Hampton 1 Oehveiu 2 on bases New Hampton S Oelwein i pitches Long 2 Buckeye 1 Bases on balls off Long 4 off Buck eye 2 Struck out by Long K Buckeye Umpires Sweet and Jones   

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