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   Van Wert Daily Bulletin, The (Newspaper) - April 27, 1920, Van Wert, Ohio                                A. D. 1878. VAJBt WJBBTi OHIO. DAY, A'PJJIL 27, PUICB TWO CJBNTfl. la a curved Bifocal Lena, ground in one piece and not any higher in price (Han the ones pasted on. v If you are we'aring the pasted on bi- focals you will find Bisight a treat and the price is the pleasing part. We are having wonderful success just now, with this New Bisight One-Piece Bifocal. Better 'phone for an appointment and thus avoid long waiting in our office, as are experienced these days. Appointments served first always. pay 'phone calls. Evening tests by appointment. HOLD GERMANS TO THE TREATY Supreme Council at San Remo Agrees on Military Force. SIR WILLIAM B. WISEMAN HITTI FEARS USE OF ARMS Italian Premier ls Convinced by ments of Millerand and Lloyd Oeorge Agreement Particu- larly Pleasing to Belgium. Refracting Optician VAN OHIO. A RUDY FURNACE, With a Honeywell Heat Regulator is an Ideal Heating Plant. I install Regulators on all Furnaces. Bel- C. L. EPPS, 200 N. Washington St. Phone 1737 VAN WERT, O. San Jlenio, April supreme council adopted the Franco-British declaration with regard to Germany after Inserting a clause declaring Its readiness to take nil measures, even the occupation of additional German territory, If necessary, to assure tlie carrying out of the treaty of Ver- sailles. The adoption of this clause lise to some discussion. Premier Nitti of Italy opposed military measures. Pre- miers Mlllerand and tlo.vd Geoige, however, showed the Italian prime .minister the necessity of considering such an eventuajlty. Foreign Minister Byman-, of glum and Baron Matsui, the ambassador to France, joined them iii this point of view.vwhich was adopted by the council. The declaration Is par- ticularly pleasing to the French It thai lives of the allies meet the Ger man chancellor, Mueller, at Spa, Bel- glum, on May Deny Plea for Bigger Army. The joint declaration begins by Bet- ting forth that an increase of the Ger- man army cannot even be considered so long as tlie of the treaty are not being complfed with. It recalls the Germans made no proposition on the reapratluu .pies tion, but declares that tlie not Insist upon too technical an inter- pretation of the The declaration asserts the deter- tlie allies uot. lu annev any part of Germany's territory. It declares tlie view of the th.it a direct exchange of would be preferable to an .exchange nf note-, and Hint they are disposed to under- take direct conversations with the Ger- man government. The declaration ends b> asserting thai the unltx .if the allies as complete as their unity lor tlie war, and that the only means fur tier- many to secure her old in ihc world will be for. her to. keap her en- gagements. Ten at Council Table. After the session of tlie council the following communique was ISMK d "The supreme council met at the Villa Devachaii. present Mm. Nltti. Scialoia, Lloyd PENNELL BROS Sir AVIlliflin Bart Wiseman Is "In Washington on what Is reported to be a secret mission for.tlie British gov- ernment. notification" was -in Ger- many's request to raise the maximum of her army rrom as provided b> the Arersailies'treaty, to The supreme council definitely decid- ed hot to discuss the Adriatic problem again until a later date, probably at a special conference In one of the-allied capitals. NEW TAX tflLL READY Terms of Proposed Bonui Legis- lation Agreed Upon. COMMERCE BODY PLANS BIG WORK _. r n Convention at Atlantic to -Americani- zation. r Is there a shadow falling across the windows of your mind! Is 'your eye tight failing'you1? If so you; will find there is relief in store for you at a moc'ei-jito price. "VVo conduct an cxntni to find the Ic is you should wear and llio Glasses we make for you will bring back to your vision the joy that it should know: Lord Oiirzoh, M. Milleraiid, General Berthelot, Ambassador Johnson, Karon Matsiil and aiin. Hymans find .Tasper. "The. council, in the presence of mil- itary, naval and aerial experts.1 ap- proved the aerial clauses of the Turk- treaty. Afterward a resolution was approved relieving Turkey of cer- tain financial responsibilities and prob- lems' which were intrusted to commis- of control, "The council also discussed the. ex- ecution of the treaty of Versailles on the'' part of Germany." Paul H'yihans. Belgian foreign said that the Belgians were altogether satisfied with results of the conference, iyhich ends with a demonstration of Jhe intimate and sin- cere unity of the allies. "The- impression In Europe, and par- tlculrirly in Germany, will he declared. "Germany will re- alize that her maneuver to divide the nllles has turned against, her, and that she. must not. count: on the allies' in- dulgence in execution of the.' Treaty." Safeguard to Nation. M. Hymans also said: "This close and very thorough un- derstanding gratifies us, because il is necessary to our security as well as the security of the world. Belgium has two great friendship's, those of France nnd England, who are equally desirous of holding the solidity of the. western group, which Is the best guarantee for Republican Insurgents and Propose a Retroactive TQt on Swollen War Fortunes. AVashlngton, of the proposed legislation to "impose a let- roa'rtlve tax on swollen war fortunes to raise revenue for soldier were agreed upon by Democratic and Republican Insurgent leaders who are making a fight for ol taxa- tion. of South Dakota, leifder of the insurgents, and Itepre'sentatlve Henry T. llainey of Illinois, nrlliiK Df mof i atic leader on .the ways and means committee are In- sisting upon this method' of raising rev- enue' aid Instead of il tax OH sales, as proposed by the Republi- can steering committee. Johnson and Rainey jointly will- the legislation iii the house. It will be urged as aii to the bonus bill now be- ing framed bj the and means committee. .Authors of the .'.measure, had tbe assistance of a corps of treas- ury experts in Diking out the techni- cal.details, and they say it bus the ap- proval of'high officials of the treasury department. Representative .Tohhson said: the ways and'means com-, mittee accepts, the chief features of this'plan, I arn confident: friends of the proposed bonus legislation will defeat the effort: of the majority lead- ers to suspend', the rules and pass the bill without amendment. "The Republican members favoring this tax feel that: no one has the right to speak for the Republican party ami say what, the party policies-'shall be with' regard to legislation. "If bonus.legislation Is defeated, the responsibility will be with those'who refuse to afford an opportunity to vote for this- tax on swollen war fortunes by attempting to jam. a. sales tax down our throats by flu; gag rule." VAST SUM WILL BE NEEDED Session Approves Move to Manage the Nationalization Work in the United to Stim- Production. Atlantic City, N. .T., April hoard of directors of the United Slates Olmmber of Commerce, i'ii convention here, proitosed th. chamber assume supreme control ot Americanization work; In the Uulteil Status, co-oriilnat- ing and directing the efforts of organi- zations now engaged in philanthropic and patriotic To finance Oil's undertaking it was proposed ade- quate of money be iriade nnd disbursed by a "standing commit- tee on American ideals" under rules prescribed by the board oC directors. The proposal approved at an executive session of The hoard ol'-di- reftors nnd submitted to the national council, composed of representatives of more trade and commer- cial organisations, which constitutes the chamber's membership. i The national cmir.ici.1 unanimously approved the board of directors' pro- posal. An enormous fund would be ueces snry to carry out (lie proposal, mem- bers of the board declared. A bureau of inquiry and information concerning enteritises operating na- tionally "In philanthropic and patriotic fields" would be authorized, and upon recommendation 01 this'bureau finan- cial support would given such en- terprises or withheld. The board would authorize the com- II HIMES KYCJHQHT SPECIALIST Mfi Grill Kryptok MME. GUISEPPE BRAMBILLA HIGH COURT HITS HARD COAL TRUST IU. S. Supreme Tribunal Orders Dissolution of Big Companies. Mme. GnlSbppe tsiumhilla, ot the'counselor of the .kalian is one of Hie most popular of. Washing- ton's diplomatic 'hostesses. Shu was Miss Julia von L. Meyer, daughter, of the former 'secretary of. the treasury. DEMOCRATS ARE WET Only Two Dry Delegates ait Cook County Invention. Adopt Resolution in Favor of Allow, ing Each State to Determine Amount of Alcohol: Chicago, April over the riiiestion of allowing' eacii stale to for itself the.amount of al- cohol in beverages enlivened the Deui- SAY MEN MUST RETURN Rail Strikers Must Go Back] Before Given Hearing. Chamber of Commerce Rail GOVERNMENT WINS BATTLE Sustain Government's Conten- iion Firms Violated "Commodities Clause" of Commerce Decision on Dry Law. u.Jttee mi American ideals to create f "era tic county..-i.mention-here PARIS FACES MAY 1 STRIKE Almoct -Complete Paralysis of neas Is Threatened by .Workers In French Capital. my country. "The disarmament of Germany a matter that Is the center of the con- i Terence's attention. It is necessary to- 24 hours. render Germany Inoffensive." Paris, April This city faces a paralysis -of. business on Saturday, May 1. as rlie result of many unions voting to join- the labor demonstration by call- ing M general strike. 'Hotel, post: oHiee, telephone and telegraph, local surface transportation and gas and electrical workers, all unionized employees, on the pay. rolls of the municipality, with the exception of health .officers, and many less im- portant branches of labor, will phrtlci- M. Jasper said lie did not know how pate in the strike. Work In most lines will be resumed Teachers will remain on duty. Food stores will be open' part. of the. day. the proposed meeting with a Would be In Germany, but declared he believed It n good procedure. He approved fixing Germany's reparations debt as good j business, "tt may result In 'a reduc- tion of on r he said, "but not tf the realities." Te Cofieltfer Army Later. Tlw supreme council Informed Ger- many that the question of the strength of her nriny will be made the ftubject of a conference betweeu allied and on an. FRANCE TO KEEP FRANKFORT central council composed of executives of philanthropic' and patriotic. .organ i- with the purposeof ing wasteful philaTitfiropic effort." Would Take Responsibility. If put into operation the plan would fix responsibility tor all 'Americanixa- tlon efforts upon the United States Chamber of Commerce, the directors said, and con tri I tutors to such efforts would be recim'Med by the chamber to support only such organizations as the chamber approved. Means of stimulating production of the necessities ol life as a step to- ward tlie .cure of American economic and social ills will be a topic of dis- cussion at the conference'. Holding' that the responsibility for Increased production rests equally upon capital, labor and agricultural Interests, the. program committee, it Is announced here, 1ms arranged to have representatives of each present their views on the Willie the conference will deal prl- mnrlly with material methods of In- creasing production, such as Introduc- tion'of modern machinery, elimination of.waste and the increased efficiency of distribution, the chamber Is pre- pared i It was learned, to follow with a natloh.-wlde effort to stir Individual Americans to their duty to aid the movement-in every line of endeavor. Want More Production. Industrial, unrest -reported by mem- bers of the chamber-; is without ex- ception ascribed us ,the basic cause for the. high prices the average work- er has to pay for everything lie pur- chases. Against however, is re- ported an.apparent disposition on the part of the worker to reduce his effort jlnring working hours or lay off a part of each week or month. The conven- tion will endeavor to work out a pro- gram by means of. which both the manufacturer and the employee will be shown the necessity of augmenting output for the common- good rather than, as a method of Increasing Imme- diate profits. "Work alone, olTer.s a cure for many of the Ills left by snid Homer L. Ferguson, president of the chntn- her. "Increased production means a larger share of the necessities and comforts for our own people; It means more for Kurope, where- people are dying for lank of food and clothes. In It lies the. onl.v means of making up the wastage of war. "The duty of America Is to produce. The responsibility lies on all alike, the merchant, the farmer, the worker. The contribution of each of these will be laid "before our meeting." of Evanston led- On the vote Mr. the Me- The question came up on a resolu- tion directing the delegates ,'t.o1. the state {convention to. instruct. nois '-.oelegjjtii.il] to- the -con- vention in favor of "a light wine and beer" platform. The resolution was adopted after a stormy session of oratory'in which F. If.- Mcf'ill loch, "dry" forces. Oulloclt and Foijd .Tones of AVI I met te were iiii- only, two'drys. All wards of Chicago and the other county towns voted "wet." The resolution read "Resolved, That it is the sense of convention of the Democratic party ot Cook .county that the dele- 'gates selected to represent us at the state convention to be held in Spring- field May, be and are-hereby in- structed to .use-; their best endeavor .to have instructions .passed at con- vention expressing it to be the sense of the. Democracy of Illinois that they are In. -'favor of amending the Vol- stead regulation-act to the end that the various states may have the right of concurrent power .which they hold with the national congress to deter- mine, (lie alcoholic content of bever- ages." Washington April federal government: won its antitrust suit against (lie Heading company and af- filiated coal companies in one of the so-called anthracite, coal cases. By a vote of 4 to U the Supreme Court sustained the government's con- tention that the. companies violated the '-crMiiinovlIties clause" oE the inter- state commerce act; and ordered dis- solution' of the companies. The Heading- and Central of jSTesv Jersey; railroads, the court, decided, must, dispose of stock ownership, re- spectively, ot! the Phihidelphla nnd Ku-adlng Coal and iron' company and rite .-Wllltesbarre. Coal com- pany. Justice Oiiirke rendered the- deci- sion for the.majority, while Chief .rust- ice White', iii a minority opinion-. In which Associate Justices 'Holmes and 'Vandevanlfcr jolfted, said the minority Was iii, favor oi: accepting the "opinion of the lower cotii-t dismissing tlie gov- suit; should be sustained. Lehigh Case Pending. Associate Justices McKeynoids and Brandeis did not participate in the. de- cision. -.Tiistlce McUeyholds was at- torney general during the tiine the government 'prosecuted the was instituted in 10.18. Anotlier of the so-called anthracite foal cases, that against the Lehigh Valley Kiiilroad company and altlllatr 'ed coal' production and sales coin- Baseball Results STANDING OF THE CLUBS. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won. J-ost. Perct. .700 .C67 ....................C Club. Brooklyn .PlUsbiirgh Cincinnati St. Jjouls Ph iladel plila Boston.........................3 New   service for the eiiiergericy will remain at their new ijosts.1' 'Freight traffic, they said, is about 82 per cent of normal. Sixteen of the striking switchmen, re- turned to work ou Sunday. The rebel 'leaders scoffed at reports that: the .sti'ike had been broken. They pointed out-thar whereas a tal force of switchmen was claim- ed by the railroads, the normal force in" the arils is close to Liver. stock.receipts? they said, have not proved in three dtiys arid tlie coal'sKlp- uients are still below normal. The strikers were confident that the -rallroa'ds wouKl be forced to withdraw some of their .etuergenc.y help their old employees. New York, April, R. assistant president of the Brother- hood of Railroad Trainmen, confirmed tlie report that nine locftl 'charters ot the brotherhoods uhave been revoked, but stated that tills action does not necessarily mean that liie mere affected are expel le'7 n tbe organ- ization. Mr. i -d the mem- bers of the ,1s have privilege of President .llaiii G. Lee for rein statement In'otheP. locals whose charter remain; intact; St. Louis, Mo., April of twenty-six railroads In the St. Loulsj district announced .that they will not treat with the yardmen and) that: the men to see the proper officials of their respective! roads with reference to securing re- THE MARKETS .Grain, Etc. Chicago, April tt Open- High- ioff- e.st. eat. Ins. 1.71% ins. May ...1.70-71V4 July ...1.62-05 Sept. ..L56-5754 Oats- May .....97-9498 iSe.pt; May ...2.08-2.10 July ...2.02-OG YANK BARTENDERS IN CUBA Spanish Drink.Dispenser, a Stowaway, Says Americans Have Taken Every Job' in Country. New York, April Cns- tro, n Spanish bartender, whose Madrid training was of no_ value in catering to the American palate that ihirsis 1'or mixed drinks, outsid.; the three-mile limit, Havana as ft stow- away. In the cafes ot the Cuban capi- tal be found tbe Spanish combinations that were his only accomplishment as welcome as ihe Spanish Inlliienzu, and he went "on the bum." Kllsayo said Hint, .every job behind n bar was taken by :i member of the International Bartenders' Union of the United States. Ho even in tho smallest places there was no room even for a Spanish expert, who know no English and had never heard of. a "dry "Senate Passes Rivers Bill. Washington, April rivers harbors bill was passed by the sen- ate after it tmd been amended so M to make the total against the iu the bill MS passed by the house. 1.71% 1.70 1.5C .98% .97% .89% .88% -75% 2.1G 2.0C 2.0S "2.02 per -brl. 98 tb saclj basis; in jute, darM rye, wheat, ''special brands. to .retail trade. Brat, clears, IH.SWffilO.BS; 'seeohrl clears, hard soft winter.' 12.50.' No: 1 timothy, standard and No. 1 clover'mixed, 42.00; No. 1 and No. No. S timothy, clover, extras, 92 score; higher scoring commands a' preml-t urn; Urals, 91 score. 64c; S8-30 seconds, 83-S7 score, centTallawd, C5c; ladles, 48c; pack- Ing stock, Price to retAU tradej Extra tubs. prints, firsts, ard cases, ordinary flrsts, miscellaneous lots, cases included, cases returned, extras, packed In white wood cases. checks, 35c; dlrtiea, atoragre flratn, extras, 45c. LIVE spring'. 3Gc; roosters. 23c: ducks. 38c; Reese, 22c. 100 Ibs, northern, NEW tori. CATTLE Choice to prime steers, good to choice uteers. 13.25; fair to good stetrs, fair to choice, and feeders, good to prima cows, fair to good belters, fair to goQd canners, bo- logna bulls, veal 14.00. light butchers, 15.50; Wt. heavy butchers. 270-ffiO Ibs. flilr to- light, packing, heavy pAckliMT, (813.25; rough packing, fed lambs, IM.600 21.BO; native lambs. and wcthern.   

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