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Portsmouth Daily Times (Newspaper) - January 7, 1921, Portsmouth, Ohio THE QUALITY OP NEWS YOU LIKE THE QUANTITY OF NEWS YOU WANT. THE SERVICE TO SATISFY. NEWS WHILE IT IS NEWS. VOLUME TWENTY-SEVEN ENTERED AS SECOND-CLASS MATTER PORTSMOUTH. OHIO PORTSMOUTH, OHIO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 1921 20 1'AGKS TODAY SINGLE COPY BY CARRIER, PER WEEK Dally :ic Sunday So n.illy except Sundiiy lac Daily mill IN 1921 WILL HOLD 1920 CROP; 3STATES AFFECTED LEXINGTON, KY., January Hurley tobacco wiU be grown in Ken- tur.Uy. Indiana and Ohio during 1921, tobacco wiles floors..'will remain closed for an indefinite period, of reso- lutions passed at a meeting of repre- sentatives of farmers from all parts of Ihe district here today arc 'carried out. Arcreditefl representatives from 35 out of HS enmities in the ISurlcy dislrct of Kentucky together with men from In- [Jhma and Ohio tobacco raising sec- tions, voted almost unanimously in fa- vnr (if not plant ng tobacco this year. A resolution also was passed asking dial tobacco 'warehouses .which l.-uve iK'ni closed since last Tuesday, remain closed indefinitely and suggesting that May I would lie ample time for them to open, and tliat warehouses which Iiad not closed do so at once. This re- quest, according to statements made by. loaders of the meeting, includes the fQbsy.'co markets at Louis- ville and Cincinnati. A committee of ten was selected to meet this afternoon uith hankers and warehouse men to make arrangements for financing the growers during the period of holding the 192'0 crop. COAL PRICE EVIDENCE I HANDMF JUSTICE DEP'T WASHINGTON, D. C.; January Kvidcnro as to coal prices paid in 1920 by the war department has been trans- milted to the department of justice, with a recommendation for action, Uuiirnian Caldcr. of the senate com- mittee on reconstruction, infonticd the senate today. Wrangling Of Stars Got On Nerves-He Quits nilCAOo. .laiinary resig- iwiioii of Gino Murimixxi. operatic and composer, as artistic di- rci-inr of the Chicago Grand Opera was auiuniiU'Cd 3-Ic >l ill resume his former position as the coiuUictovs, ho said. Herbert Johnson, executive nf ilie company, declnred he nut iircopt tho resigiiiition liiin- -If. Inn would submit it to the board 1 dim-tors. Kig. was dircHor last ycnr at sng- (if (be laic Cb.'iifnnle Cam- for many years director of the not stand the wranglini; of :iny .lonsor." Marinnz7.l luivo given UK: nol.hiiij; -Iri'plcst! Xo-v am jnst a I will not assign any-more the stars have objoc- tbi'.v shall have-to speak to Mr. Cardinal Gibbons Improving n. W "-i V. HAHBONE'S MEDITATIONS fi-c MISS FUSSIN' Bour WAY DE RATS BI HCR CHICKENS, BUT AH TAIN'. DE RATS- US BIN HAD A CON FENCE HEAH ALL TMS PAS' 6onc WEEK! fpA r'lup FORCED 10 GlVb Compelled To Pay For Couple's Honeymoon H1CAGO, January j for I'ierrc J'aul Anther, miss- ing "Spanish grandee" chemist, of Highland I'ark, Illinois, and Mrs. Charlotte Franzcn, of Madi- son, AVisconsin, shitted to Phila- delphia and other eastern cities, on unusual cliargcs of larceny pre- ferred by the woman's husband, Philip M. Framen. chief decorator for the University of Wisconsin. The warrant obtained by Kran- zm accuses Author of "stealing Ki-airzcn's'wife at the point of :i pistol and forcing him to hand over SI 00 to pay for the honeymoon." Franzcn says his wife's state- ments load him to believe the couple may be in Philadelphia. On Now Year's day Anther apearc'd from his home in High- land Park, leaving his wife and baby girl. Anther appeared at the Franzcn home last Tuesday night, according to Franzcn, he declared Mrs. Fratizen was the woman lie had married thirteen years ago in Australia. "I have searched for her for ten Framen quotes Antlier as saying, while pointing a pistol at Franzen's head, "and now" I mean to have her." Documents waiving claims to each other were signed by Fran- zcn and his wife at Anther's com- mand, Fra.ii7.cn said, and (hen the visitor stood guard while Mrs. Franzcn went out to cash her husband's check for says he was resigned to ihe situation until Wednesday, when he received letters from Mrs. Auther declaring intercepted let- ters convinced iicr that Mrs." Fran- 7on was tryhig to steal her hus- band. He was eonlvinred declared, (hat lie was the victim of a "framed" 'Enoch Ardcn plot. Prohibition Here To Stay "U.S. WILL NEVER BE Country As A Whole Behind The Movement LITERALLY DRY" WASHINGTON, C., .January United States will never bo literally dry, Prohibition Commissioner Km met- dcclnrcd' today, though lie expressed the opinl on prohibition is here to stay. .Sentiment throughout 'the country, he said, is continually growing stronger for prohibition nml practical prohibition will come after the present" generation, which is familiar with liiiuor. is pone, lip continued, though there probably-, always will be some few individuals who will make intoxicants'in their homes. The sons aud daughters of the lueu of today, he declared, will.' grow-up without u taste for liquor. The commissioner dcclnrcd that despite evidences of in some sections, the country as ii whole is the amendment to the consti- tution." New York and the east, lie said, oin not be considered us reflecting ilie attitude of'Llie country at large, and in general west of Pittsburgh, (lie country is dry- Difficulties experienced with prohibition agents wore (n be expected, lie declared, but as a body they were rloiuir their duty. Most of the en- forcement agents. Mr. Kramer described as men who could "take a drink in order to carry out their orders." bii! his best- agent, he said, was a Methodist minister." MO.. January Gibbons maintains the im- provement which set; in this week and he may be allowed to sit up in bed next Sunday if there is no setback, it '.ras tatcd sit the archiespiscopal residence this moriiing. His'physicians note a decided change for the better, it was adilcd." The cardinal' was stricken on December 12, service, in-; KL Joscph's church, Kmmitsburg. He showed some slight improvement when re- moved later to his home in Baltimore and seemed very glad to be back among (lie priests of his household. He was administered the hist sacraments on Ucvember 31. after which ho had several fainting spells. Murderers Pay Death Penalty Electric Chair COLUMBUS. 0.. .Ianmiry Cleveland murderers p.-ikl t.iie penalty for their crimes by death in iho olcc- tric chair at Ihe Ohio peniteuMnry early tbis Tnorning. They were .'loseph Deli. and Robert O'Noil. 'US. nesrrp. both con- victed of having killed their wives, j Deli was the first taken into the (death -chamber and uxeciUcd. lie was exceedingly calm, and showed in: vis- ible excitement lie. died at lli.OS 1-2 n. m.' O'N'oil broke down completely as he entered the death room and had to bo helped to his seat in Ihe electric chuir. Tic (lied at a. m. Shortly before donth party wend- ed its slow procession through the lifirs of cell blocks, from which hun- dreds "f prisoners watched with wide eyes, .lubn Deli, a brother of Joseph, appeared at tho entrance to the. pen- itentiary and bogged in broken English for a few liist words with his brolhevi 1-le WIIK (old he WIIK too Into. Offers Body And Soul For Obcrt Firman. Obcrt Finnan, of Chicago, has (V cidcd to sell liimself so that his wife and child may bo taJicn care of. He does not want any charity, he says, bul offers himself body and soul, for one year for Finnan was born in St. Joluis. N. U., Canada, lie sailed (he seas for many years as a tar. Oil one of his Irips. in J917 he Cleveland aud there married during, a live-days shore leave. After he served his time in the United Slates merchant marine, lie went to hit- [wife -and child 'with him, and since tlial. lime lie.has.bcen work, therefore his derision in scl. 'himself. Harding Wants Cengressmen To Agree On Some Plan For New Governmental Department BV DAVID LAMTH-jNCE (Copyright. 1921, by Times Tub. Co.) A.SHINGTON. .lau. Klcct Harding has asked bis friends iu the Sciiatu and the House who are interested in establish- ing either a department of public wel- fare or a department of education to got. -together and harmonize their views if possible in a single proposal that ho can support. The inside story of the conflicting interests and innuences t'lnit have come to the front in connection with the new department extends back into tho campaign and involves an iinfortnuali; misunderstanding as to the Irni: posi- rtcsm Of The, Public On Reticence, Says It's Inconsistent, Unjust Texans Aroused Over Japs'Plan ToSettleOnFarm UY RORERT T. SMAU. (Cpyright. 1921, by Times 1'ub. Co.) 'Tan. Mardin? not unmindful of the criticism which been leveled from .-erhiin f.u- not taking the public into his confidence as to the plan he has iji'inind for an association of nations lo replace tho so-called League. I lie has nf tliis criticlsin to M-vciMl "f lii.s ea'lers late and bus ehanietovhrd it inconsistent and nn- rresident it. is pointod: out. here was bitterly attacked for presenting to tho Semite fixed plan and di'chirins it could not be modified in any material way. Senator Harding is not striving for what might termed n "Ilnnling As- sociation of Nations.'1 ho is Slid hold MMIIC very definite (ious on the Mibjecr, he is content fnj the' present keep tho plan and his mind flexible. He wl'I illtempl arbltrnrily to dictate to the Senate (Continued ou Tagc Hix) How Much Does Mabel Weigh? How tall is little John? School children should be con- stantly weighed and measured )iy careful inspection at home it: is passible, lo tell whether the child is making the. proper progress in j growth, and to detect the presence of (liseuse. Thi! American Ked Cross has; financed 'n new booklet, which was [prepared by the American School! i Hygiene Association, tliat contains i complete, -height and weight, tallies j for both hoys aud girls from 3 lo! IS years of age. Tbis booklet contains pages of j text, tables and illustrations. .It. is I j.so complete, that it even has an in- i dex. I H is now being distributed free i by the Washington Information Ku- jreau of The Daily Times. Get one for use in 'your own! family, and .send in as many names j land addresses of others "as you like, j j The cost is two cents in stamps I i for each name which is used for re- I turn postage. lion of the catholic church which 1 lately been the subject'of .1 lively dis- cussion iu the catholic press. The whole thing rcvo'.vcs about, the establishment of a federal institution to promote, and organize the education- al faeililios of the United Stales so as to cut clown the high percentage, of il- literacy, to Americanize foreigners, promote physical education, including health and sanitation, and the training of teachers. Women Refuse t.i Support It During the last; campaign, several proposals were made for a department of..social welfare or a department of public welfare on tho theory that op- position from the catholic elements would thereby he. lessened and on the theory that, a bureau of education could be put into tlie department of welfare. But this tho league of wom- en voters and other women's organ izations have declined to support and tin.- argument, is Iie.iug made that, the who are always fearful of (Continued on Page Six) liKOWNSVll.l.U TEXAS. .Ian. ".---IVvelopmeuts were- awaited today iu the situation created yes- terday by the arrival at Harliu- gen. Texas, of two .Japanese fami- ilies bringing agricultural implo- meiitx and who proposed to settle ou a acre tract of land near lliirlitigon. Anti-.lapaneM- fit-line at Iliirlin- geii was described as intense. Tho .lapunc.-'o. have been 'warned by a committee of citizens nnd Ameri- can Legion posts (but It would dnnecrniiH for them to settle on tho land. rrcderie. .1. Ilasltln, Director, The Portsmouth Daily Infom'titlon Bureau, Washincton. D. a 1 cm-lost' hi-rowii.il two cents iu stamps for'return postape on a free copy of The. School Child's Health. Name.................... Street City State How'll You Have Yours, Scrambled, Fried Or Boiled? CHICAGO.. January first shipment of eggs received in Chicago from Australia, where the hens operate under opposite weather conditions thai: those obtaining now in northern Tniled States, was placed on sale here today. .Members of a. local butler and egg linn said they found they could sell eggs slightly cheaper than local receipts and s. test had shown only six- spoiled eggs in ISO dozens and not a one was broken by the long journey. One of the firm. Ii. I.. Klslon. said he would en- deavor to secure other ship- ments of the Australian eggs until the hens in this section gei back on the job. LORD mm QUITS POST INBRITISH CABINET LONDON, January the As- sociated Milncr today re- signed his portfolio as--., secretary for Hie colonies. His successor has not yet been announced. COMMITTEE W 0 U L D STOP ARMY RECRUITING WASHINGTON, C., January An unanimous favorable report was urdcred today by the senate military i-oinmiltcc on the resolution of Senator New, Republican, Indiana, directing the, secretary of war to stop jinny cn- istnicnts until flu; total number of eu- istcd men is reduced lo 173.000. Five Bandits Terrorize An Ohio Town MASSIM-ON, January bandits held up Ihe rir.ii.sylvania ICail- jroad Company nislti ticket afic-'il here I early today, knocked him unconscious, j stole liclwccn and SfiOO from i drawer and escaped in an auto. I Before leaving town Iho bandits held) up two in heart of the business sictimi. nibbing them of of money. Attic Of State Capitol Crap Shooters' Roost YA., January 7. the attic of the. state capitol. which was destroyed by lire last .Mon- day, was freoiicnlly used by "crap was tho statement today of .lames .1. Gcis, chief janitor of the huilding. who expressed the opinion that the tiro was not caused by dcfi.-c- tivr- electric wiring. "Any OIK? could go Into Ihe altic ut nuy said Geis. ''The doors (if the capitol were open day and uisht, and. in spite of the guards, entrance was easy." Stale Fire Marshal lloran. who is investigating the tiro, said he was not yet ready to make his report, neither was he willing lo change his opinion that defective wiring hiid been the cause. Tin- state board of control today awarded a contract for a temporary capilol. which is to be built in a mi-nth nt a cost of Meantime, the Mate, oiricors have token ujj quar- tern different, purls (if the city and the busfness of Ihe commonwealth Is proceeding as usual. Open Break Over Lord Mayor Case Minister, Thought Dead, Walks Away From Meeting; VALOOSTA. GA.. January 7. with acute indiges- tion, the Kcv. K. I'. Fain, was given up for dead while attend- ing a minister's meeting at Ilahieni, (ia., yesterday, and laid out in the church, while his son weti.t to inform the fam- ily. Meantime the Rev. John SUmdford arrived at the church, and pouncing on ihe "body" with his knees violently worked the stricken minister's amis. 'J'hn minister recovered and walked home. State And Labor Dept's i In A Clash WASHINGTON, IX C.. January Conflict, between .the state and labor; departments over jurisdiction in. the case of Lord-'-Mayor O'Callaghan, of. Cork, Ireland, seeking admission to the country without passports; readied tlie open today. The labor department of- ficials denied :ui earlier statement by Assistant Secretary' Merly' Smith, of the stale department, that the case had been referred by Secretary Wilson to (In1, slate department. UNEMPLOYED IN BRITAIN DEMAND AID FROM TAX PAYERS _ ONDON, T seriousness of (.lie unemployment problem in Great Britain was em- today by the action of Iho un- employed in tho city of. Norwiili in availing themselves of the provisions of the existing poor law ami demand- ink support, from the iocai "guardians'1, Tlicse :iro 4Jio officials who administer relief to tho needy, charging Jhc cost upon local (axes. Tlid "guardians" recently de- rided not to increase the scale of relief work in Norwich on (ho ground that the tax payers were unable to alVord it, but -till', chief of police notified them he had re- ceived a. communication to (ho ef- fect that if help was not granted, the unemployed had determined to use "direct, He declared the police did not desire any dis- turbance of public order, and un- der (his threat the "guardians" yielded and doubled the taxes ap- plicable (J) feeling the poor. In doing so, (lie chairman of the "guardians" remarked it was the tirfl time in the history- of the city that tho police had been over-awed by threats from the unemployed. The burden- thus placed upon (ho lax myers has caused dismay. The addi- tional luxes will result in a liousc- iiolder who juiys an annual rent ol fid pounds sterling, paying more than 72 pounds sterling in taxes. The people if Norwich dechirc it is Impossible for them to pay such taxes, as trndo is b'tngnnnt. The action of the unemployed at Norwich accords with advice per- sistently given by labor leaders and followed at many places, though with less serious result than in Norwich. The Daily Herald, month piece of ubor, snys: "There is no alternative. Tlie unem- ployed are determined not to starve, md they have proved that in the poor astrons.to thousands of people, but will compel the- adoption of radical: measures at Norwich, which has shown tho way to workers all over the. coun- try." Leading lnbor organizations yes'tcc-.'-, dny rejected an in'vltnli'.m irom the.. government in an .otfj- dill' inquiry objecting' to Ihe lermV of the DETALERA ASKEDTCJ TALK TO PREMIER LONDON. January- 7. EamonnfDe- Valcra, "president of. the Irish repub- is reported (o have Itcen invited to come (o Ixindon confer with the prime minister, David. Lloyd George, says the Westminster Gazette today Father Michael Flanigan, "vice pres- ident of (bearish is expected :o arirve hero (flday and his coming is. said to be in connection discussions. with in ico S U S PEND CLERK IN BUREAU WASHINGTON, C.. January Suspension of Irene II. Richar'dson. a clerk in the permit division of tho prohibition enforcement office here, aw they have a weapon to enforce jus- pending investigation of charges of ir- icc. The increased taxes will he dis- SIX DIE IN HOTEL BLAZE AUK., January persons perished, two others probably i will die and three more were, seriously burned in a (ire early today which de- stroyed Iho Koyal Hotel here. Those burned lo death were .Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kawles, Airs. Jennie Ander- son and ninc.-ycar-old daughter, and a man named Hooker, all of England, and Mrs. A. Hullahan, address un- known. Dan Campbell, of England, and Will UclViifr, of LomlKTlin, Arkansas, are in a serious condition from the burns. Tlic Kawles were employed ai the hotel, while the, other victims were SUI'Sls, DKTItOIT. MICH., .lull. six-day a week working schedule will he. put into effect at the local plant of the Hudson Motor Car company when it ire-opens January ln, It announced j Imre today. The plant had been opernt- iliig three dnys n .week up until it closed for inventory. regularity in issuing permits 'for the wtihdrawal of liquor, .was announced today by Internal. Revenue Commis- sioner Williams. Billy-Butt-In THE TLMES' WEATHER MAN m This continued moisture appears to lie pettin' on some folks.' nerves, Judgin' by the number o' complaints potirin' into this office.. It Klvi-s-the boot and rubber dealers somethin' lo do, how ever. Here's, for tomorrow. and colder I'mhably rain in east and south por- tions. Saturday fair nnd colder. and colder. Sit unlay fair and colder. Tim extremes iu local temperature today wrro: High, 5C; low, S3.
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