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   Hamilton Daily News (Newspaper) - June 7, 1923, Hamilton, Ohio                                FOREMOST IN THE PEOPLE'S S E R 0 E BOOST BETTER FOR HAMILTON DAI ESTABLISHED 1879. SHOWERS State Probers Have Trouble In Other Towns Sttte Examiners Talk White Visiting, Their Bosses In Columbus About Condi- tions In Various Cities. The state examiners of county and city offices and at tha records of boards of education visit other cities the as Hamilton and with varied experiences in the different Court Houses and city buildings. There are classifications of these experts or specialists, as professional Wen would fay. They oven have 'their institutions like teachers and reeretaries of the Y. SI. p. A. and Chamber of Commerce and others so as to'get the benefit of each others experience. arc experts in inspecting ciiy offices, others in like niannor County offices or. boards oi Education. One who visits City buildings would In ntter_d n conference of County .Examiners or of those confer will; bojird.-' nf education but the .Auditor oJ Stato and tha head of b'.x; Stale Bureau nf Inspection and Supervision of Pub- lic Offices, n-.cct nt different times with nil of them., These''examiners travel in couples BO as to work together in "checking." When a pair of examiners completes the work in many city building: or Court Houso, they make out their re- port arid submit the same to their Bureau at Columbus and get instruct- ions for the next place- Some of there" examiners arc thus 5n and out of Columbus almost every day and there they come in contact With the correspondents of 'news- papers throughout the. state. Mr. H. R. Mcngert, the .successor of'the Into James. W. Faulkner as Columbus correspondent of the Cincinnati En- and "who is now writing' let- ters that aretin every way worthy of his eminent predecessor, seems to have been interviewing some of ftate- examiners on their pilgrimages to (Columbus when they usuxlly tell Jhings that are not found in their official reports. Jlere is an extract from Mr .Mcn- gert's observation on ulmt is on with, city administrations in dif- ferent parts 'of the stnte. If one has confidential talks with the state examiners who go about trying to keep them straight, it Is the usual thing to hear that few cities are following the plans of the citieL in the southern'tip of the. state Nor do they take much stock in the wnils .of shortage of funds. "livery move on the checkerboard is _R move to funds, not to conserve Busy business' men are pronounced ready victims for thjs type of city official because-the bus- has had an attitude rif in- difference to rising costs him through the trend toward infla- (ion, interrupted, only b'y .the. bard years cf. 1021 e.nd 1022. The fnx- ncsfcd examiners say' retrenchment is a word as difficult to sny In city halls as repartions in Berfin. And likewise they think the business men fall as quickly for giddy municipal figures as the T. B. M. (tired busin- ess man) is reputed to fall for the pranks of toe lightly cos- tumed chorus girl. Real studies of munieipial finance, with an attitude toward hard conservatism, would be opening to the cyrs and restful to aggrieved taxpayers. But who'll brinif it about? the meantime, lawful or .un- lawful, cities resort to nil kinds of (ricks to splice out their funds. There have boon references to the practice of petting; money out of bootleggers under n scientific policy of extracting iill the illicit business will .stand with- out destroying it. Then there are lit- tle to pet pin money. Cincin- nati, for example, tried to get addit- ional funds from the waterworks sur- plus, but the Ohio Supreme Court threw it a hard fall. Dayton, its neighbor, has a craftier scheme. It charges to waterworks operations nil the costs thnt cnn be charged nnd thiu whip? the devil around 'the stump. For instance, the waterworks must pay a ivhare of tha'City Solic- itor's pay and of the pay of all other thua neatly transferring tho coin where it can be reached." It is well, known that they have a form of city government at Dayton, not the ordinary com- mission form but most extraordinary commission form, one that was con- ceived and grought forth by tho same master mind as thfi law for tho Miami .CONSERVANCY, which Is conceded to be the most arbitrary and binding law that ever got into the Ohio Statutes. The Miami Con- servancy District and the present form of a city sfovornment at Day- ton wore established in .the same your, following the great flood of 1013. The commissioners and other City officials at Dayton, under, their present most extraordinary charter, are and have been inclined to feel that they have a sort o.f absolute "home rule" that is not subject to the GENERAL CODE of the utate or the rules and regulations of the Bureau of Inspection and Sup. ervUion like' Clneinniti, Hamilton and other citiM that "bear ills they have rather than fly to others, that they know not of" by sticking to the old system of city government under the Municipal CODE of tha btate. Cincinnati and Hamilton Are thus to the general of the Continued OB Page Nine _FUU Associated Press HAMILTON, OfflO. THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 1923. 20 PAGES GERMANY OFFERS NEW PAYMENTS STORM KILLS 2; DAYTON LOSS HEAVY Traffic Hindered anc Streets Flooded-Three Injured COLUMBUS, O., June 7 lives were lost last night in a heavy thunder and lightning storm which broke the heat wave which has gripped Ohio the past week and taken a tcJl of three lives. Four more deaths by.drowning to hea- have been reported. .the dead are: William Maxwell, S2; lineman, Coshocton; Nicholas Qavo- lich, Barbertori. Mnxwell witli two of his fellow workmen had driven their motor truck into a barn during' a heavy storm to repair the motor when t bolt of lightning- struck the barn kill Ins Maxwell. David BiUraan and Gamerfclder were knocked uncon- hcious. fiavolich died from burns in fighting a fmTin his barn which hud keen struck by lightning. Mrs. Luigi Gadtena, 13, fell to her death from a second story window, a; Cleveland after she had fainted from the heat. Three persons were reported in- jured, nono severely, property -dam- age estimated at thousands of dollars was oonu and telephone, telegraph, Htreot car nnd interurban service was curtailed by severe electrical, wind and rain storms which struck Dayton last night The injured-. Mrs. Etta Epler, 30, burned by high voltage electric wire; diaries Kpler, 42 her brother-in-law; Itemed by high voltage wire; Mrs, Sl.ively, hurt when a tree blew down nm'osc an aut6mobile in which she was riding. Many streets in the downtown sec- tion fere flooded., Trots- were uprooted, telephone and telegraph Jines torn down dences damaged in many sections of the city. Tho storm seemed most Bcvcrq in the southern part of tho city. Two Women Claim to Be Mother of Same Child to Decide. CHICAGO, June parallel to the case which King Sclomon was cnlled upon to decide, faces a Chicago judge today. Two women' here say they gave birth to the samo child. A girl live years old whom both call Lcona. is- being closely guarded at the home of Mrs. Nicholas Lenz, wife of a druggist, to prevent the other "mother" from taking her. Mrs. nz says she can furnish position proof that the girl was born to her .n Chicago. Mrs. Julia Warznn says she haa birth record certifying that Leona was born to her in Poland and that gave her to Mrs. Lonz three months ago to keep for ber during n period when she was in financial dif- ficulties.' Today Mrs. Wnrzna plans to insti- tute habeas corpus proceedings to have I.cona brought into court and the caso settled by legal authority. Shf> has charged that the .ife hni been threatened when she at- empLs to take her back. Mrs, Lenz says she will never relin- quish Leona. WISCONSIN FOR DRY REPEAL MADISON, WIS., June Visconsin assembly today voted 47 to  frder. Advices indicate t-.cre .TO grave ntcrniil in Honduras. telegraph lines h.ive been cut. SMILE HY CLUE TO CIBL SHYER Powder Mill Hit ty Lightning; Destroyed LOWEIA.VILLE, June ling struck a group of powder mill uildings owned by Grasclli nhcm- cal company, completely destroying one; of them. FIND BODY IN CANAL DOVKR. June The tcdy of .oui.i AVeinsi, 61, wii found ____j in Can Never Forget It, Says Wife oA Robber Victim. CHICAGO, June A peculiar inececeable smile is the slendei Hue on which tihe.polics nre basing Iheir search for the young woman who shot and 'Killed Richard Tesmer, wealthy insurance man in" a holdup late Tuesday night. On the slender possibility that tihe smile the g'rl wore as she calm- ly directed her male escort in tho robbery of Mr. and fltrs. Tesmer might serve to identify her, Ihe po lice ore searching for the wife nn escaped convict, from'the Joliet slate pc-nilentiary. Ihe police are check'ng over habitues of cabarets, restaurants and other places of gay nig'ht life in an effort- to tr.ice the girl slayer t Mrs. Tesmer told the 'shecould never ftmrr't 4hf peculiar smile. The photographs of two suspects resembled in a gener- al u-ny her husbnnd's slayer, Sirs. Tedrr.ur sniH, hut she could identify neither positively. Of (fie several men and women qwstionM ypstcrdiy by the police cnlv on is being held for further veftipation. He is Irving Kchlisr, In have a criminal rrcord who was arrested the scene ly "fter the ti'lling. Mr. Tosmer wos when ,hp swayed towards his wife who was Etrngc-linif with the irsle ban'Ht who trying to remove her wedding ling. John r. INDICT LEADER OF DAVID CULT 'King' Charged With Statutory Offense- Girl Testifies -JOSKPH, -Mich.. June iearch for "King" Benjamin Piirnell is on in earnest. .._ Armed with a warrant charging the missing House of David leader with a statutory offense against a 15-year- old girl, the Berrien county sheriff's office raided Shiloh, Purn'eH's resi- dence at the Bonlon Hnrbor colony, r.nd failing to find him there, extend- ed tho search to othar places In and out of the state where it Is believed Purnell may have souaht refuge. Gladys Bamford Jliibfil, forme member of tho cult inmate of Khiloh, made the uompliiint on which the wan-ant woj issued by Circuit Judge Chas. E. Whiie of Berrien county. She charges a scries of ns- sults by Purnell ovi'r a period of three vears, the first- ihe avers, when she was 13 years old. The charges nre brought within the statute of limita- tions by an alleged in October, The warrant is the first direct E.C- ;tion against the cvilt leader since tho investigation opened here with Judge Harry E. Dingenum, of Detroit act- ing as a one man jury.. Num- erous witnesses have testified to al- leged immorality practiced in Shiloh by Purnell, but llv.. uKutfvd offenses nre snid lo have taken place at d'ates placing them outside statun of limitations. Lincoln Memorial Sought in Cleveland CLEVELAND, June memor- ial to Abraham Lincoln is plan- ned here. A week's campaign to give hundreds of thousands of men, wom- en and children, an opportunity to contribute to a fund of for the building of such a memorial haa been decided upon. No child will be expected to give more than ten cents and no adult more than JI, and there will be ro teams and no solicitors, according to Henry Turner Bailey, dean of the Cleveland School of Art, who is chairman or the committee. The memorial is pxptctpd to lake the ofrm cf a statue In bronze on a granite pedestal. HE'S 96 YEARS OLD; SEES FIRST MOVIE Ohioan Have Also Picture In 75 Consents to Taken. First Years. CONNEAUT, June V.-.-Ninety-six years of age and a spectator at his first motion picture show was the recent experience of George Tuitle, who lives at Monroe Center near here. The aged man lived in Monroe Township for the last eighty years, but never had come into the city to witness a moving picture performance until recently. He enjoyed the peiformance, he said, which showed a horse race pic- ture. later ho to hnvo his photograph taken, the first one, he declared in thrns-quortcrs of a cen- tury. Dry Offenders Would Quash Indictments CLEVELAND, June 7.- Motions to indictments returned )'r> federal court charging violation of Volstead law were filed by Free' Counts, former Federal prohibition officer, A. Frank Counts, Cleveland attorney. Joseph A. Shearer, form- er prohibition director of Ohio and attorney Samuel A. Hoskins] Col. umbua. Forest Hills Estate OLEVFLANR, June. John D. Jr.; came into ponses- nion of the Forest Hill of op- proximatfly 600 end several fmsHo- Soli for n rftwrtfd that paid to jhli father. 4 Too Slow for Train, Judge Rules TOLEDO, June Killtts .Issued an order permanent- ly restraining the city of Fnaloria from enforcing   meet her reparations obligations and asserts the conviction that problem should be stibmitte dto an 3- partial inquiry the verdict of whtek it declares, would he accepted by German government. As a guarantee for ihe the German government pJeiljras UM federal railway system be capitalized at murittu yielding an annual bonded of murks, a 'further itf. would be guaranteed ly a gold five per cent mortgioe, se- curity for which would be furnished in physical holdings of industrj at- riculti-re and shipping and tho paid obligations assumed by banking commercial interests and private rail estate. This levy, it is eatiraited, would also yield eold mark Tha additional of nuity total w6uld he raised V in- creased customs duties on articles luxury and the creation a jfOven ment monopoly in tobacco and SLAYEROF33 TOM MOSCOW, June Konui- off, convicted of the murder of 3j' pel-sons, and his wife, as hts accom- plice, were sentenced today to shot within 72 hours. Neither trayed any emotion aj the aentenei was passed but there was loud ap plause from tJie crowd in the coart room and cries that the should be carried into effect iminejt- mediately instead of waiting 78 hours. war to have returned to. Scott Field W. H. Hill Run Over f j By Auto at H. Hill MS Daytnn serious injuries at Wednesday when knocked down' run over, by the machine of T.; Cas'ney of H. R, 9 at Third u ilapln avenuo. ri'hc. front v.-heels the i passed over fnskey atopped Fovd sedan asaUted Hfil j fnjjr. beneath the machine ao.i rujlv cd him to n physician. Injuries limited to bruises and scratches. H1B stated that Caskey was not Ottawa Editor Estate of OTTAWA, June value of 5SO was set upon the estate of Kinritr, veteran i who died May 13, when an ir.vrT.taS appraisement cf his property filed in the Putna mCoanty It showed I hat of the larg he hnd f25 on hand. Kinder's Uvt> children, Mrs. J. Eponcer of Findlay and Gordon.' Kindtr of Rockford, were laft tate. Weather in Thunderstorms tiH tonicht. FHd.y Uir cooler. Txxiiy aaa vtll and   

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