Butler County Democrat, March 29, 1917

Butler County Democrat

March 29, 1917

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Butler County Democrat (Newspaper) - March 29, 1917, Hamilton, Ohio BEST NEWS ESTABLISHED A D 1814 BUTLER COUNTY DEMOCRAT BEST MARKET REPORTg HAMILTON OHIO THURSDAY MAHCH 29 1917 VOL 17 Ohio Soldiers Are Being Placed Location of Militia Kept Secret By State Authorities But It Is Known Soldiers Are At Strategic Points Adjutant General Wood Calls for The Organi zation of AnAdditional Regiment of The Na tional Guard GARD FAVORS GlfT TO Columbus March JS Adjutant Cicncral Wood today is sued a call for another of infantry for the Ohio National Iiiard at once H is hoped lo recruit the new regiment in eastern Ohio Here is a splendid opportunity for those eastern Ohio counties which have no National Ciiiard com panies o show their declared Adjl ien Wood in discuss ing the call for Ihe additional regi ment do not see he continued ivhy OosliHclon Gdertisey lielinoiil Monroe Titseanuvas llnlnies lellec son llnrrison and Columhiana coun ties which have no Irmips shiinld not the men for such a regiment Al present there are reii ineiits and one battalion IICLTO of inliintry in Ohio A new probably would be known as the Xinth infantry Somewhere ill Oliio was the only information available today as to the disposition of Ohio troops call ed out late yesterday by rovernor Cox for use in strategic poinls Adjutant General Wood was in Chicago today conferring with ri jor iciieral Thomas II Harry in command of the central division of Ihe Iliilcd Slates army of which Ohio is a part The adjnlaiil eneial to personally inform the federal officer of he condilion of the Ohio troops of what assistance Ihe can he relied upon to iive and how troops could be used to an advantage in guarding propcrlv in this stale a stricl censorship on military in formal ion was in effci al the offices of lovcrnor Cox and Adjl ien Wouil it is known that at least companies of he Ohio Na tional Inard are on duly today at strategic pniuls in the state In ad diliion it has been reported thai all other Ohio troops been notified In be in readiness for a call to arms The called out yesterday by iovenior Cox will not be muster1 eil into Ihe federal service at the pre sciit lime Troops called yosfcrday include Ihe following Three infantry and one machine gun company First re giment Cincinnati two infantry and one machine company Fourth re irinicnl Columbus four inlanlry companies of the Fifth regiment Clcvelainl one infantry company Portsmouth one infantry compaiiv Iidiilon one infantry Marietta one infantry Jallipnlis two infantry Xaiiisvillc Xd iiilomtalion as o the distribu tion of llie troops was permitted In die censorship The Second Ohio field hospital and he Second field ambul ance corps arrived in Columbus this having been mustered out of the federal service yesterdav at Fort Sheridan 111 just fifteen minutes before Ihe war department directed hat of state troops be stopped The First ami Third Oliio field lios pital corps and the First ambulance company also were mustered out yea Iciday before the orders were rrceiv Conlinucd on Page 4 Cleveland March JSTliicc Oiiio congressmen said today they favored ill of a billion dollars to lrance as mi of uiatilude for IYanecs service to this country in the revolution The congressmen are Wavren of llamillon Cleiiicnt of Cohiinbiis and li iiathrick ol Akron Kifhl congressmen said they fuv ond a loan of a billion dollars to France They arc I F Welly of Lima lolin A Key of Mai ion Simeon Fes of Yellow Spiinns John S Snook of Ianhlinr Uohert M Switxer of il lipolis Henry I Ivmerson of Clcve hind William A Aslihniol ol ffiHii ami White of Marietta Kindson and favor a with no inlcrcsf Tin otlers favor a loan wilh low interest Two conuLicKsiniii came mil aunins either a loan or a rift Thev are William Gordon of Cleveland and l Claypool nf Cbillieolhc WILLIAM ELLIOTT IS NOW DECLARED LEGALLY DEAD WAR ORDfRS Cobinihns March ani ieneral Wood this afternnnn wir ed iovirnor Cox from Chicago where he is in conferinee with Major Seneral Ihoiuas 11 Harry command er nt Ihe central department of he Tnited Slales army hat federal iroops will he sent to Ohio to re lieve llie Ohio Xalional units which were called out hy the novcr ilate lesierdav Washington March ISOrders were issued today hy Hie war depart ment eallin all National Inard units which have partially demobilised Hack into the federal sisrvife WILL REfUSf THE DEMANDS Oppenheimer Announces His Position On Street Car Trouble Spfilal To Tin Iirun Ciiicinnali March Oppenlicinier receiver for the I T Traction comjiany operating he ear system of Hamilton will not irant the demands made by Ihe si rev illmens union he said Wednesday conference between Ojipenhcimr and officials of the union is sched uled for Thursday afternoon al Ham ilton He said he hopes however to avert any further trouble WELntjENDED Are Evangelistic Services In first Baptist Church The second week of the evangelis tic meetings at Ihe First Baptist church bewail last The service was well attended and a helpful mes sage was riven by the pastor To at lW an evangelistie service will he held Hev Forrest I Fraser will speak on What iod Kcquircs of a Man There will he cild fasliioned Kvervonn is in vited At Iniiigld paslor will meet with the deacons in he study room o confer with candidates tor church membership Al the same hour in the ftnnday school room of tue church n special for prayer will take place Those who desire to pray for Ihe success of the meetings avc iuvitcd to alicud He Was a Son of Mrs Annie Eliiofct of Hamilton And The Husband of Amanda Elliott He Disappeared Sudden ly From His Home In New York fn 1909 Body Found in River Identified As His Ihu Juuruul Imoklyn X Y March Si liy direction of SnrroLjite Herliert T Kelclinm William Klliott a son of ilrs Annie lOlliotl of Jlaniiltoti slanils today declaied lejrally dead and his ivite AnKinda Klliott of Xo S5 Herkimer street appointed ad ministratrix ot his estate consisting of a I life insurance policy and IHE GttST ilDENT Ambassador Gerards Praise of Wilson Is Greeted With Cheers COX WOULD SEE BOYS INJHEJNCHES Columbus 0 March 28Addressing tlie Ohio Sanitary troop returned today from the Mexican border at 1 reception held for them at the State House iovenior Cox said Die European conflict is a struggle for democracy ami if we bccoma p part of this coi flict I want to see Old fjlory ami the Ohio hoys slamliiu in the trenches 01 France fighting for the worldwide democracy f ITZGERAL D IS AGAINST IT Opposes NonParlisan Organization ol The Next House New York Mjiivh iaiil foinier ciiiiliistador l niany mcmldr of tie mcr ants iissociadou al their luncheon this afternoon at llie Hotel Astor when he said Woolrmv Wilon is the talive of New chair inan of he ajiprijnialions titnimitter Ill llie hoilM tnliiy intlollaieil Ill iii any of nonpin ii san house oiyuiixiilinn and his con lideiuc in demoiiiitic control This is a uovernment hy piiliiict iariics lie saiil Hijiarly in nuiit in tell yon somcihintr orariixation is chc lhat is bclore very impossible and never would have will Innl out that he will stand he1 lccn if Ihe republic he a Ihe war any assurance thev would win prcsdonl the Initcd States of I ih Kilxuerahl said he expect he to be a of a speech which he was called on by ac claim to he was not amooir in tasli deposit standini he listed speakers at llie luncheon ith t orlylbiri yearsi old aeciinliii widow in the petition for the admin istration letters Jn it she staled that she was married lo him at Xcw York City on April IS llfllli thai lie lived with her until lime 7 limit when lie suddenly disappear The next day according to lie pe tition she received a letter thrmiuii the mails from her husband dated 7 from where il was mailed she could not make out because lie lat ins slamp was blurred in the post THE Amanda Well Amanda its all over J am down lo a point where f am dcspcr alc The grafters look my school from me and cannot mcel mv obli gations So I will end it somewhere and od will take rare of yon iod knows Aiminda 1 never meant lo do any harm or harm anvliody but I was worse to myself I a lot if money jramblin lint had made up my mind to and pay all my itchls when 1 lost my school I went to the old shack they save me this morninir anI just sat around and cried myself sick I htt and came to Xcw York and went lo a pool room with Ihe hope of winning en iLrh money to pay my debts 1ml must have forsaken me 1 lost every cent under lie circumstances Hear trirl you will be heller off without me My last prayer is tliatj 1csidcnl iod will place yon where yon will r liappy and soon toad this I have brought on yon 1 am not in my mind Ask Iteorire and mother ami ail in school lo forgive me ami if my body is re covered dont spend any moncv in iiu me I am not worth it iirive me Amrmhi od hless von dear and keep yon from harm Well goodbye the receipt of his letler Mrs Fllioll added she ran imme diately to police headquarters where i ircncral alarm was sounded Later in May 1010 nccordimr to he peti the entire members present rose and cheered fur evera minutes Mr leiard Inrllier assured his heirers that Ihe president hal done everv the ronn MORRIsAKES HISOWN LlfE Alleitown 1a Jlnnlt Wil liam 1 Morris proof commissioner for Urilish uoveniiiicnt in the Initcd States and Canada committed suicide early today in Ihe office bnildiui of thelletldehein Steel Co by shoot himself Ihroiih Ihe Inart wilh a reioher Moiris jiirivid in Hoiilli liethlelim yeslerday alter visiting tlie munition ilant in anuda He was in bis office he reatcr part the Telejilione mpiiny hearrl a shot for the Steel and investiga found Ihe commissioner dead in his chair There is no known mo tive lie was yearold and lell a widow in tion alter unsuccessfully combed the city and elsewhere wilh relatives and friends she enltslcd the lid of a private defective nseney Contiimcil on Pago 4 Expressed Gratitude for Action of West Siders 1etlit of the West omtaercial asiijciaiioii sent i ciijv of lie icolnlions adopt d it the mceiinof lie association last Fri day niht to resident Wilson Mr Iettil today rneived llie followiir care irom Ihe president Till WlllTK HOUSE WASHINGTON The thanks yon cordially for the jood will which prompted your kind mcsavo which has helped to reassure heart him ami keen him in MUNICIPAL COURT Geonje Indenvood charged by To Sleele wilh a broach of tlie peace was lined in inunieipal conrt Hilkcr was fined Wednesday lie neglected to ot his anlomo inonnnu f because keep he tail light biic lit lent in his pidicy for protection it American lives anil rislits THE ARRIVED JN SAFETY New York March Ameri can line Ilcfsihl steamship Maiiclic ria has iiMived al an port after a voyave across the Atlantic il uas aniiouneeil here tniiav A S Franklin head of llic Interiiation a Mercantile Marine owners of tiir vessel A cahlejram rcceiveil lieiv ainioiuiced the Manchuria had reach ed lier derilination The Manchuria left an American port about Incntyfonr hours before Ihe Ihe American line pas senger steamsliip St lonis Aiming the Manchurias crew of IVI men were tin American all native horn except three Ho1 vessel currier no passciicrs TWO TIRES Fire resulting from an overheated stove burned a Ihe floor of the residence of Andy Adams pnilist anil wrestler 121 Charles ilrcel this innniiiii at iLifl iad xoie away and U fire in lie us stove burning with the result lhat it became so lint il set ire to the floor Tlo Twos ThnVs and Fours made the run Tliis moriiii at a small root lire called the Twos and Fours to lie residence of Theodore Kleiser South Twelfth streel NEW POSSESSIONS Washington March JSItim Ad miral laincs If Oliver cliiei ul naval today ninieil InScc vetaiy Daniels as uinornor tlir Daniili Wesl Indies which ne to be taken over Silinday hy the lnifcd States The ceremony of dansiCr will lake place at St Thomas and in Washington on Die diy Scercluy MrAdoo will deliver lo Ihe Danish niinistir the jovennnent wan ant for rLfjOfiOOOO in pityment for lie inlands Important foitilicntions will Four Additional Na tional Guard Reg i naval base for furllier protection of llie Panama canal ami for general militiiry purposes Rear Admiral Oliver will leave Sil nrday for his nevpost REVOLUTIONISTS TAIOCIRCUS Xew York March revo lutionists stole an entire onerin circus except the tent anil llie saw dust aceordin to Kihvard ind iollie McCinley members if arrived here May on a steamship Iloni Cuba The rebels ordered by their chief to commandeer In circus trees pa I rn alter drawiir ion of them and cnpiurcti also a lion ami Hal tie the elephant The circus was playinir Ihe lime al a town abrnil JO miles from Havana the arrivals here said TEW GERMANS ARE To The Colors By The War Depart ment Congressional Leaders Discuss Legislative Program to Meet The Crisis Now Facing The Country March 28 lniir additional rcuimcnls of the National Cuani were called info llw Iedcjal service today by oc IKidment They are I In First West Viiirijiia SeventyCourt I Xew York iid Connecticut and Second New TercV infantry regiments Legislative Program Considered By Congressional Leaders Washington March sional leaders today Knve informal to the legislative pro yiam lo meet ho naiionnl emergency but il was emphasised that definite slops to thai end would not bo laken until after President Wilson delivers bis address congress soon after it convenes in extraordinary session vf Mmtdav Meantime steps to put the nation in a slate of readiness lo meet any eventuality went ahead actively More hau inflllfi national guardsmen were under orders today to remain in the deral service for police duty at in dustrial plants and other property in respective stales Altogether irnirdsincn have oioiv out for hjs purpose President Wilson was in conference today with Oil K M Ifoiise big limse nest and personal advisor but it was said that he does not plan to put his message to congress in final pluipe nnlil tlie last minute nor heen decided even after yes s cabinet meeiiiiz inst what as it Serday reeoinmendalinns he will include in it Congressional leaders are on bavins to deal wiih nothiii but asnres to Ilio infoniition Me Miirdi le southern ilcpiirlineiit sy thai j aflion am have cmsscd bibitioii organizations have dcclarcil heir inlenlhin of not pressing for antiliquor legislation and federal woman suffrage Adams iween he Toiled Stales and Ormany were broken off are without fomida DR GOODELL TO GO TO FRANKLIU Indianapolis March 1S has J oodell of Denion Inivirsilv Urjin to he th illc i of Kiankliii college lie will of his ice siimetinic dining the sninmer Dr ioodell will succeed Dr II llanley who vfiyned yesterday to ac he pastorate of a llochrslcr X the time Dr becomes effec tive on April I and Dr InodcM takes Art InnT prolcsoc of KnuIisl will be acting prosident J W NEISWONGER CLAIMED BY DEATH Columbus March Representative J W democrat of Monroe comity died in foliitlilms hospital his morning tVom uraemic pnUoiiiii He becanifi ill last week while attending to his amendment will be introduced appears to be little hope for it Amoni democrats republicans nnd independenls of the house today there army in was a belief that the house would show that only three fiennans have spite iTepubJiLeaderkunspro passe into MCMCO since JYmy Wd fnr a nonpartisan in Ihe lrownsvill Jistricl ami One of the problems which will con front Ihe war deparlmenl in case war is called will be Ihe expan sion of its civil establishment lo meet the enormous inercnse in clerical work Already Ihe departments bu reaus are strained to the limit of pros cut personnel ami in ho REWARD OITEKBD FOR EARL MEYERS BODY Mcyns of IrnnUiii has nf new president IVivd a reward of one hundred dol lranklin Imlihrs for the recovery of ihr nf i new of his 011 Karl Meyers drowned in the Miami river nt eveniiiL i rvpceei lhat for Irankim on Mouilay i nisnt and day Another suggestion is Iml the new interior department huddnicr close to the war department and now uearins completion be taken over temporarily at least Xono oi these steps can be taken howcvcrj until roncrcss 1ms oefed and the of tlie army o bo raised tas loon fixed Cobimbiis Mnreh 2SThc of the npplientiou of fyserTones Co of Canton for a license iindev the was five feel six inches dark pinpli al the hoi lorn HIGHER RATES ARE BEING CONSIDERED a ry proposals of virtually all rail roads ol he country for flat freisit rate inercas vainjint helwecn 1 legislative dnlies anil the hospital yesterday taken lo by Ihe lulerslate ronunerce commis sioii toelher with a multitude of pivjOhio Tbu tests svainsl biclier rnles by shippers coiuniereill ora and allied interests Sky law resumed to day in the office of Governor Cox The IipariiiR is expected lo lust for several days ;