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   Van Wert Daily Bulletin, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1919, Van Wert, Ohio                                ESTABLISHED A. D. 1873. VAN WEttT, OHIO, MOKDAY. JULY 7, PBICE TWO CENTS. POOtt EYESIGHT Jfi ONE OF THE GREATEST DRAW- BACKS TO THE HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF CHIL- DREN. It is also responsible for a goodly percentage of backward- ness in school. Perhaps TOUR ,youug'ster''s sight is defective. It won't require much effort to find out and you will be better satisfied to know. As youi1 children grows into ma- turity and reaches the bifocal age later on in life he will want the best double-vision glasses he can find. Then is the time he will own a pair of KRYPTOKS, because their invisibility, comfort and con- venience will afford him more eye- sight enjoyment than any bifocals he can procure. Patrons, Notice. Owing to the extreme heat and short- age of labor, all Telephone Calls for delivery this week" must be in Wednes- day do not ask for short tiilie The Empire Laundry L14 W. Jackson St. 'Phone 10G1. Why Go South For the Winter, when you can have Summer beat in your home all Wintgr witb a Rndy [Furnace? C. L. EPPS. 209 N. Washington St. VAN WERT, O. Chattel Loans. Borrow money on your live stock, machinery or any other kind of personal property without asking anyone to secure you at the OLD HOME LOAN OFFICE Over Ofleftson's Tobacco Store. Phone 1O68. E. F. FERCUSOW, FIRST CLASS PIANO TURING Regulating an repairinR, also, Player Piano acil Ortfun work, All work Kuaraiitoed. Kiiidly IGB.VO your orders at my 327 North Wnlnnt atroot, Van Wert, or flrop DIP a card. 14 years with The Hidlo Co. Phone M. W. W. ULAM. Chiropractor. OfBce Floor, Huxuphreya Slock. Office phone Residence 'phone lling, LENS GRINDING. "Wo duplicate your Broken Lens the same day. Quick, Reliable, Reasonable. HIMES SPECIALIST ClRREa filims Arr R-34 ARRIVES AT MINEOLA FIELD Dirigible, All but Out of Gas, Lands on American Soil. MISS MARGARET 30NDFIELD DENSE FOG CAUSES DELAY Big "Blimp" Was Under Perfect Con- trol When She Hovered Over Roosevelt by American Soldiers in Five Minutes. MIneoht, L. L. .Tilly aerial triumph was recorded when thv huge British dirigible the first lighter-tlmn-air machine to liy across the Atlantic ocean, rounded out its voyage from Kuropo to America and landed at Itoosovclt Held here. After being in the air exactly 10S hours and 12 minutes from the time it left: Kast Fortune. Scotland, on the history making air trip, it descended to UK; ground at Mineola without mis- liap. to the vociferous cheers of thou- sands. Traveled Miles. The distance traveled1 the "blimp." the Inr.sost airship in the world, is computed at miles, from knglnml to Trinity bay sind 1.1W4 from there to Mineola. When the IJ-84 did arrive here it had gaso- line enough to carry it only 00 miles farther, and. according to tho oflicers of the airship, if this hsul been ex- hausted -the trip might have ended disastrously. When it started on the special .jour- ney nt p. in. (New York Tuesday hist, it had a full supply, which was considered ample to take it bnck on fi return trip. Almost Out of Gas. An aimlj'ss cruise through dense cloudbntdcs over Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, however, depleted 1hi.-> supply, which became so low that it was foil red the gigantic hag would not he able to reach Minoola. hut would have to land at Point. That the commander and olllcers of the wore apprehensive was indi- cated by the fact: that a wireless mes- sage was flashed ashore refiiieslini' that the United Slates navy send on! to fake it in tow if it proved necessary. Fortunately it: did not require assistance mid managed to roach its goal without the slight- est mishap. Tf the wonlher permits., the lt-34 may start on its return flight across the Atlantic on Tuesday, according to sin unotlicial statement made by Hen. P. T. Metioohor. in charge of the air service of the United Stales army. Tentative plans, as outlined by 'Jen- oral Monoohor, call for visits to New Yurie cli.y. Philadelphia and possibly Washington, when the big dirigible will circle over these cities for an hour or more. Ship Under Perfect Control. The "blimp" was under perfect con- trot when fihe hovered over Mineola smd started to descend to American soil. Tt came down sis gracefully as a bird on tin- wing and settled as snugly as could be in (he center of the spacious aviation field. As the great dirigible hove into view hundreds of American soldiers and sailors who hsid been specially drilled for the task made ready to secure it. immediately it: touched ter- ra The first rope anchor thrown overboard was by HO men, who fastened it to the concrete piling, and the historic voyage of the huge airship was at an end. Five other anchors wore thrown over and made the other moor- ing blocks. the bail boon secur-'il Oen. Kdwsird M. Msiillaml of the T.rit- ish lYi.v.'il air foi'ce. the ollicial otj- server. and bis companions stopped to the ground. All wore disheveled anil on the verge of collapse, none of them having had more than two or three hours' sleep since the voyage began. Trip "Rather Sweet." The P.ritish oliicers of (he big dirig- ible ran true to form when were made to interview them upon their historic flight.- They were Iremely reticent, but one of them do dared ihsit the trip was uneventful and ''rather sweet." Ponsiderable praise Was heard nf the field of tho export manner which the American soldiers and sail- ors secured the cumbersome dirigible Co its moorings when i! landed. They had been drilled in their work, but it was not expected ilia I ihey could have secured the craft in five minutes, Ihov did. 1 Turkish Troops in Aidin. Paris. July troops have entered Aidin. which (lie Oreeks have evacuated, with them the ci- vilian population, according to n Con- stantinople dispatch to the Temps. MAY MAK ABSOLUT Prohibitionists Fight for a Law Banning One-Half Per Cent Alcohol. QUICK FOR With the Appropriation Bills Out of the Way, Dry Measures Are Ex- pected to Have the Right of Way. Miss Margaret J'.ondlield, assistant secreiary of the FodPraUnn of. AYonion of England, is making' speeches in this country on behalf of orjiniiixud labor. Miss liond- fiold declared that the proposed League of Kiitiottn was "not a real lofigiie ami tiiat there never would bo one until it came from the people. EXPERTS AID WILSON President Discusses Details of Message to Congress. Treaty" Must Be Ratified Promptly or the United States Will Lose Trade. Aboard the U. S. S. Washing- ton, July Wilson again discussed details of his message to congress with I'.arney Thomas liavis and other experts who took a prominent part in framing tlie economic clauses ol: the peace treaty with Germany. A definite plan lias been worked out by the president and his advisers for the purpose of securing the speediest possible ratification of the pact by ihe TJnitod States senate. The president is expected to empha- sixe in the course of his speech before congress that Franco and Uritain are likely to push through parliamentary ratifications of the treaty at: an early date, and that unless America does likewise, the effect will be a serious handicap for Aim-idea's resumption of her share in tile world trade, in 1 he- opinion of exports. Mr. Wilson will point out to con- gress what he regards as the impossi- bility of the adoption of a simple roso lution, declaring the war at: an end. meeting the situation. Messrs. Mcf'ormick, T.amont and Davis will accompany President Wilson to Washington and there ex- plain personally to the senators exact- ly why it: is necessary to ratify the ratify it: promptly. FOREIGNERS ARE GOING HOME Rush on From Milwaukee to Many Slavic People Are Booking. Milwaukee. July thousand-' of foreigners are planning to return to their native lands was indicated when it was learned that steamship agents have been swamped with re- quests for prices of transportation in Norway. Sweden. Hungary, (lot-many, Italy and the P.alkan stales. The strict regulations in regard to passports, the require- ments relating to income rei.-eipts and the shortage of ships in handling (hi! migration are delaying actual de- partures from Ihe city. Fully two-thirds of the Slavic people in Milwaukee and otlu-r parts of Wisconsin will leave within ihe next year, says a steamship PREDICTS REVOLT IN THE U. S. Washington, .Inly by ihe house of a proiiil.ition enforcement hill banning beer and wine of one-hall" of 1. per cent alcohol convi u; is expect- ed by dry leaders before fihe end of the present week-. Action by the senate is hoped for before tlie end of the month. The program is to lln- bill up in tlie house on Tuesday when eon- .'fress. reconvenes after holiday re- cess. Kepresontat i ve Volstead, chair- man of. rile house jii'.liciary eommii- loo. will ask Ih" rules coiniaillee to report a special rub' for immediate con- sideration of Ihe measure. At leant two or throe days will he devoted to debate on the flour. With the appro- priation hills out of the way, prohibi- ioli is expected to have the of way so far as the house is concerned. No Separate Bill. The xiifjjicslio'n of some of the "Uo- publican lenders Hiat war-trine prohi- bition enforcement be provided for in a separate bill apparently will not be followed. llepreseniaUvo Volstead in- tends to urjre the passage of tin.' bill in its present form, title 1 of tin: bill applying to war-time prohibition, title ii to constitutional prohibition, and title to industrial alcohol. Tt: is the contention of the drys that little.? time would be saved by eonsid- erini? the war-time, prohibition meas- ure alone ami that: in The end much more time would be used up in de- bate if the measures were acted upon separa iely. KlTorts probably will be made; on the floor to separate file, bil's or lo kill the sections applying to war-time prohibi- tion. The hiir liu'hl: is expected to lake place over the. definition of liquor, ihe wets hoping; to mtiti the aid of some of the more lukewarm drys in pel-milling per cent beer. Defines Intoxicating Liquor. The war-lime prohibition part of the pending hill defines intoxicating liquor as follows words 'beer, wine or other in- toxicating malt or vinous liquors' in iho war prohibition act shall be eon- si rued to mean any liquors which con- lain one-half of 1 p'-r centum or mori1 alcohol by volume." The definition which applies to tin constitutional prohibition and indits trial alcohol sections follows: "That when used in title U or title of this act the word liquor" or tin phrase in.ir liquor' shall In J construed to include alcohol, brandy.] whisky, rum. i-'in. beer, ale, porter ami wine, and in addition thereto any spir- ituous, or fermented liquor) liquids and compounds, wheiher medi-j calod. proprietary, or not I and by whatever name called. inj; one-half of I per centum or nion j c.f alcohol by volume which are potahh l or capable of beiim used as a bev- l-'ii forcemem: of prohibit ion is olacei under Iho commission of internal rev- enue by the terms of the bill. Prose- cution of offenders falls lo Ihe depart- PLATTOfl ROZSCHESTEVENSKY Plat ton metropol- itan of Odessa and one of the highest dignitaries of flic Kussian church, who comes to Ibe. United Stales tf, make sin appeal 1'or hi.s country. The. prel- at'i', ivhfi i.s fin avowed enemy nf bol- shevism, arrived from Novoriisk on (.lie Vladmir ,'il'lor fleeing Knssia be- cause, the bolshevikl hail placed a price, on his STRIKE AT CLEVELAND All of City Crippled by Traction Waikout. Men Demand Flat Increase of 12 Cents an 111., Affected. Cleveland, .O., July transit facilities art.- completely para- lyxt'il. IJotli traction company and union ollicials, a.Ljreo thai: Ihe entire force of motormojj and conduc- tors have walked out. The men de- mand a Hal. increase of .12 cents an hour. The company has offered an increase of fi (rents an hour, but th men are standing pat on their de- mand. The ear eompany attempted to run several cars manned by dispatchers an inspectors, lint were forced to nivo up th" attempt when strikers stoned the cars, injuring several persons. Inadequate police protect ion was UK- reason Driven by company ollicials for their plan to run cars. <'hampai.Lrn. 111., .Tilly violence at Ihe hands of the strikers. street ear men w'ho have been operat- ing the cars here since the strike siarleil last Thursday, refused to ufo out on their runs and no attempt: was made by Ihe company to run any of the ears. The street ear company an- that the ears will be put in opera t ion. LOHBOH EXCITED OVERBHj TRIAL Ex-Ruler of Germany to Face Charges as Plain William Hohenzollern. REBELS WIN IN PERU Augusto B. Leguia Takes Office as President. 71 OTHER MEN ARE ACCUSED Proceedings Will Be in English, But Are to Be Translated Into Other Modern Centers in Judge. London. .Tuly has fired I'.ritish imagination as nmeh in years :is the announcement liy J'remier f.loyd thai the eX-kaisor will .-ooii he iried in London. It i.s the sole topic of discussion everywhere and the, wish seems wholehearted and unanimous onl. Pritain thai the ex-nionsiivli lie liroimlr. lo jnslice without delay. Tlie subjeei has wiped everything except news of the U-t'-l from the front paircs of the London newspapers, which print, columns of conjecture and opinion is divided as to whether Holland will release the ox-kaiser, lull J. (J. proniiin nt Dutch editor, thinks there will no trouble in about Hie ilefemlant's ex- tradition. .Dispatches from Jlollaiid tend to strengthen tin? view that: while there may he a show of resist- ance 01. lexal and international grounds, Iliv- Netherlands jzoverimienl will eventually deliver its unwelcome iitiest. invo his .judges' hands. Interest Centers on Judge. Meanwhile interest: here centers around the personality of the son of a Manchester ironmaster. Lord Sum- ner of Ipsfono. who has suddenly jumped into fame as the probable chief of the monarch. lie is the pride of the bench. He be- came jiidno at the at-'e of lifly. and is now liftyriiine. He is sin ardent player, of rjnii't disposition, and noted for u keen souse of humor. Lord Suuuici- i.s unusually young Ir.ok'iifT. He is a leading authority on hilei national l.-nv, and was of mtrch aid to the allied. peacemakers in tlie drafting of the clauses. i'nblic opinon is, of course, anxious for immodiat-o trial of Hie former mon- arch, but it is unlikely the. proceedings will actually before [ios- sibly not: until early next year, for the British law courts are loaded down with pressing work. Vv'hile the proceeding at the trial will lie in Kn.wlisli. cveryl liin.L: will lie ollic-ially translated into other modern IsilllJUSiSieS. rrile trial is espc-ctcMl to tsiki' up many weeks, if not: months. When ilie formal charge is read (lie court will address the defendant: as plain "William I loiiwnxollern." He will be compelled to stand and face his jild.Lres while the char.ires are read. Lists 71 for Trisl. Tlie Kritisli admiralty has handed :i list of 71 Commit naval oilii'ers and others, iiseliidinw siilniiarine com- niiinders cliarired xvilli speejlii; a'-ts of lisirlisiriry. ii desires iried by an international court. These snliji.'cis of the kaiser, it is announced, are In be iried by a dilTerent tribunal from that constituted for the former Cerman em-, peror. Kvory government: a. list of its own candidates for trial. Herr Fricdlander, Austrian Radicn! Leader, Says There Will Be Outbreaks July 21. Vienna, -Tilly rovo- Inl inns will liri'ak out in Knjrland, France, and America on July "1." says ITerr Friildlander, Aiisl riau radical leader, in urffinj; Die immediate e--- tablishinoill 1 nf. miles. luenr now is in the hands of the printer. The presentation will not: be accom- panied by impressive ceremonies. About ten nays will be pMven Uio Ans- vrians to study I IIP new financial, eco- nomic and reparations articles and boundary terms, not: covered in Uio first draft. A Sweet Job. "And now, since you have come ont nnd asked iis, said tho indolent and youthful editor, "we may as well confess that our idea of a strenuous job is taming wild honey."   

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