Publication name: Zanesville Signal
Location: Zanesville, Ohio
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Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1928, Zanesville, Ohio
i -i i WERNOR SIGNS PETITION URGING CONGRESS TO REGULATE FREIGHT RATES ON OHIO COAL ZAN SIGNAL Tells the Truth >L. XLVIH. NO. 268 ZANESVILLE. O., MONDAY EVENING, MAR. PRICE: THREE CENTS j. A. SHARPE STRICKEN ILL IN BANK AND DIES IN FEW MINUTES REE ARE KILLED IN INDIANA TODAY, SEVEN IN OHIO SmMlZanesville is Stunned by Sudden 'SAY OHIO COfll Death of President Old Citizens IMnilCTDV nCJHl' Sustains Stroke of Apoplexy Soon inUUOlnT UtAU .4fter Entering Bank This Morn- AND BLAME IS PUT ON ROADS Crossings Claim) Go [even Victims During 'raffic of Week End Husbands sh Ind., .March men nere Killed and asi- liUier Injured here todjy uheii automobile In nliicit tlitv uere was strutJc by a XewAork sSfifiCeiitral freight train. iKt-Z-'ifce raen were crushed machine? i train. Tlie watchman at the crossing said today tliat lie Iiad ivt tue ;ates slowii and Miac I drtne around tlieni. 1 A; JLijsa. Kathenne Bradv. IS. is icicad. snd four of her reJatKes are j nursing injuries following a crash be-; the ivheeSs cf the engine the automobile sn which tiie train ccuid ce stoonec. ndlsjg and another ma :ii probably saved his" life fcylaear Monroeviae. 10 the cowcatcher. 1 ilrs. v.'olfe of Pleasant J dead: Eenjcmin Drake. 58. is. from in- J lei. 23. and Ac Akron, Jlr-. Ora CJTT. of (Iniontouit, near there, is dead todaj. having suffered fatal In- juries ulien strutk an auto- jiiohUc while a. Highway near her liom-.-- n, all of Bremen. Ind. HiEVEN DEAD IN OHIO AUTO TRAGEDIES as accidents tool; a aecvv of life in Ohio Saturday ard. SfsfaHcday. and the of -week-end casualties reached midsummer s. check-up by Interna- Xe-ss revealed today. Ac t-.vo men Killed Saturday nlghr, when ;y droxe their auto iuto tlie path of a reiiiisjliaaia loconio- Tile victims >Ieivin crfchlre, 45. and Pbotli of JjgplSTae ear hati been, stopped. passed, and then dnvi icks -Rhen i; ivas hit by the Bgine. which cante from the Ite direction. Hamilton. Mrs. Amanda. E 10VEO ION fi T Last Messages _ is dead, and To Explore Interior For? .husband. ChjrSes, is recovering I slight injuries as the result of crash at Schenck's crossing, three I _________ lies south of nere. when their auto-1 Charlestovm rSaw Tard. Boston.) -nas hi; by a B. O. March, siowlv' hfith the tide in the bright sunlight i [and trlth her f-ag zz half staff flying] from her battered conning the: submarine S-4 -xss successfuilv Iocs-- At Grafton. diaries 30. as .killed uhen his auto ivns truck hy a Uij: 1'our passenger Glory at Half Mastj From jeyed Into drydoc-t No. 2 tociay. i People of Shawnee So- ciety Are Circulating; J Petition i .Ohio Coal Shippers Can-j not Compete Because Rates Unfair Co.uraotar. O. March relief for the Ohio coal situation. Governor Vic rxjnahey and Director5 cf Commerce Cyrus Lecher toasyj signed a petition, wboch bears, the signcttires o; nco.less than eight thousand; Other Ohlsass. urging con- gress 10 provide for "a crowr regu- lation of railroad freight "rates on coal shipments, so as to equalise ac-' vantages of the shippers of cool In Ohio with shippers of eoai from oth- er scares." Donaliey and LocJiT. It was stated at the soiernor's office, sijriied tlie jictitjou af the rc- ot Otto GiCieJi, pas- tor of a church at Shan nee. I'er- ry coanti. Giesen represented the Shawnee Welfare association. It was said. "The coal industry in Ohio Is practically the petition read. Tills situation -affects et- ery other business adversely and causes sreat the peti- tion cont'tiiied. "Such condi- tions are not fair and should be corrected.'" pent'on declaretT !a or-! ing and Dies in Few Minutes- Was in His Usual Good Health Zanesville was stunned bv the news of the sud- den death of H. A. Sharpe. president of the Old Citi- zens National bank, who died shortly after 9 o'clock Monday mornin? in a rear room of the bank'followr- ing a stroke of apoplexy. Death occurred a few- minutes after the stroke, front which he never re- gained consciousness. Mr. Sharpe arrived at the bank about o'clock Mon- day morning: and exchanged cheery greetings vita several of the bank employes. He also talked with H. J.-JCnoedler. vice president and cashier, for a few moments and him" that lie felt in the best of health. He then went to the rear- office room of the bank where he left his hat and coat. Frank Tague. assistant-cashier, and Fuller Welsh, teller. H- A. SHARfE cer thai "the coal industry shall ncc! The big qates swim? tlie craft and the uortc of punij Injr the water from tiie docJr was started, the shattered submersi- ble resting on an even keel on blocks. Only her conning toiv- ec slioiveJ above the surface as she entered the two Cimersity oC Oklahoma co-efls have discuvereO the compatibUirrjnerish in our state" and'-shat; suf- uelimi! cook books and texs: books. Left is Mrs. V. M. siliei and. loncc iSiferlng. and starvation shail be On entering; they found Mr. Sharpe unconscious on the floor where he had fallen from a telephone I booth, which he had just entered. The telephone receiver was later found dangling from its holder, mute evidence that Sharpe was about to call a number when stricken. Dr. W. A. Melick was summoned and rushed to the bank rooms, but death had ensued before the jphvsician arrived." _______ Employes of the bank stated that Mr. Sharpe did not regain. Both Sentenced to Melick pronounced death i A messenger was rushed to the Sharpe" resi- dence on Culbertson avenue and brought Mrs. Sharpe and her son. Jay I. Sharpe. to the bank, but- Mr. Sharpe had died before their arrival. ilr. Sharpe's nse "to success and _____ pcrarer in the financial world -was only tc his own eSorts. and he began j his career as a clerk and "bcv of This Week JHe Declares She is Inno- cent of Crime s. Theresa 1-uitoR. Both of them go to and "keep house" for j oreTensed, we resoecrTsiilv petition! their husbands. And both of these modem wives are enthusiastic about congress to give us rsdress Irs ovu-dis-i dual lives- "Coins; to college seems eier so nuicri more Important to} tress and cause such ia-Ks to be en-! mc than bndge_or matinees." said Mrs. Fulton. "_lnd -just being married' j acted that shall "nemli; the coal oe-1 certainly isn't a f nil-time job in this day or modern apartments and scien- j erators of our state to pa-r ss littiei tific housekeeping." "A wife has so niBCli more to talk about with her mile in freight as do coal __ .hand if she up with ana job said Mrs. "Butiests shipping from "'o' j order was tne esploratiori please C.VCHSC said uotii. --We must so to economics and tiienithe Ohio market" :or tae interlnr nf n T T :ol the iaterlor ol ths crushed the chops lor dinner." I j sea boas lor any letters or; rrom lietrteEant JNeSreJI ritch and his five brave The-, before they tapuecj mes-i to Secure Location eti 3a xha will come to- night, bodies hsvms been' recovered by civers 23 the ship ley on i the ocean- bottom off the shore. j Bear Aorniral Pnlllp bodies un- j other dry in this district will i it, stated a member of the ol tbe ofa r on tne airport; was here to receive the! BAKES m EFF [CENT Of DEijKUOTlS S OFi HEN TO BUILD i IHONI eOlMllAY their advantageous location, to- com- pete with_ an Montreal. Que-. March Through his eleventh-hour state- completely exonerating Doris Julu Metlunald from any part in the kllimjr or Adelard Bouciiard. Ceorse McDonald to- day had regained Use love ot tiie wife, who was to have been ed with him Friday morning c-u the sjiloni in Vaiieificld prison. The thoughts the former O13a- horna and Mt. yu girl tamed rodav to freedom, but to the man oSTrrSetlSd ?ply Lad 'J2eolae her promised Tron the hour he would speaS out." she said today In her prison cell, "but Jam giad tbat he has told the truth last, th love thai; I had for The sisners of the petition rec- 1 Jstered their belief in "tlie right of a fair profit for the operaU I ami a fair wage for tiie and in tiie principle of collective barjalning which, "sanelv ap- plied. has pro-, en itself be a blessing for ali societv in our fair land." "lt seems unreasonable aud un- Is justifies in. a country store with esm-jj Ings cf eight dollars a' month- l-j January he was elected nresidenS; M the Old Citizens National oaafc. Main street, and by-Ills personal achieve- ment has the American boy with another incentive to werij pus his own destiny wlto the aid of j grit, diligence a3u perseverance. was born TAKEN HOME Mineral" Mr. liave not" vet" been 'the body was taken late- home on Cnlbertson avenue, Monday afternoon, friends ot family ,'iave been kindly asked to- omlt nowers by Mrs. Sharpe. iloore Sbarpe. His lather -sras a eler- and a riattve cf ConneCwiCu while hie mother was born In Ohio. r- they -Batched- destmctJoa a, street- building. "TftKc there he wen; to the banlt--wiiere is. After several years spent In the [was suddenly schools, ilr. Sharoe. then a[ boy ot seienteen. wen; to worfc In z. tha; was stilled s I believed he fer. Property in; tiou Serious i The county infirmary site -lias. approved as the most logical lor airport purposes, and efforts ifc-iil first be nude to secure it. It fe understoofl that some residents tliat are protesting tise proposed fijinj and if tiie infirinarj- locn- cannoc be secured, another Ite In case 110 iicr suitable fielil can lie sc- rcd. Uie proposition mil be and some other ivjli :t the 501 eminent airport, nhiclt it ;s said, is contemplated, __________ i bodies at Cnalsea naval hospital. T jter ihsy will b- sent: Star JR 3IuSlCal :horce lor "cunal. A death -patch -sras assigned tc guard the subraerslble until the lasv ocdy was removed. A jqantifui basket of flowers was here, sent by the Pittsburgh Beep Sea Divins'Teicphone com- pany to be throivn tlie wa- ters off the yard by Capt. Ernest .T. Kinir, in tliarce of saivacc- in memory of tne forty jaHant men wlio tlieir lives iii tlie disas- ter. special board cf Inquiry isras on and Yodvil Licking Township Will be Heard Probate Court I in j Ner. Tiork. ?farcis Bnyes, one of foremost act- resses on the American Stajie, a rnuvica) comedy and :Iie star for jearsJ d cd toJaj In a Jeuisli hospira! in Brooklyn from the effects of an oper- ation performed iast i5he had been tiiou-lit un- til last She haa njaile a legion of fncnds One of the most unusual pro- JH the history of tlie county probate urt was fi'ed Mondaj'bv the county j commissioners against Dorothy Madden, IIiissclI Madcif-n. Cornell j Madden, Madden. Eleanor Madden and jr.. i he-rs-at-iaw of the estate of the late Hugh Madden- sr_ asking the rr.iirt tit condemn anil appropnate was shielding himself at ray expense." The federal cabinet will consider the. case tomorrow, but co decis'on will be made concerning a costsOBe- nient oi the hanging until "Thursday night, the eve of the Jstence and relinquish its market to the mining interests of other less populous states because of the diacrijninator> power and ac- tion on the part of the interstate cOusn.erie the peti- tion read. "15 Is c faci thai the coal Industry of Ohio for several1 years has been la 3. state of corc-- sioa and and is rsmv en.' the verge of dec-ared! trie petition- "This condition has Drought finan- cial rain to many and suffering, por- ferty, Tvant and starvation to thon- 1 sands -rorJanen, their and! their children, so jnsich so thai cmrj feis compelled to organize i throughout the siin-i the state Sy the use of I contirsued the petl-j "vVhlie ifcBonalc's respite, if grant- EtOre. His tasks many, varied aad arsJaoia. They kept hire busy througnout the dat- aaij ao night the store, held hlaj fast, for bed was located there. erapioyeri said hira SIOO 2 year and included hfs meals. "WorSi ana board" in' this Chester Cross Soacs, O_ esiab-j lishment held the man forj twelve months, when ne snd drr goods i ea, be bin a temporary one to i himself to a suable him. to testify at a. second j clerkship v i trial. legal authorities here were ccn- I "av gi.l ,..ii graaved a j Harris, then io- toroers until 1881, when the Old Clt follons: "To whom it concern: 'Ihls is to certify that my wife. Doris Paimer McDonald, now In jail at Montreal, is innocent of the murder of A. Bouchard. F swear to thi- bj mj Uod in heaven. She had not one to do with the murder or helped in any way and the confession she made in is untrue-" be no relief In possible of the dif- isave created these, coal operators in' !5 j i MAN DID SUCCJ1AS Y. fi! and mad and tne s.cies of tSe'ODcra house- en a stand, j Her firit v..is OSto Grcsiinc. Sl'c married (bercnfttr -Jack niUMCa! "tar, Hr.rrj Cl.irk Arthur Sordini. Iinorn: enilc'i .ili lirr marrnqcs !.f-t. Ml Iicr liiisbaiids VricJaii'lcr. who in tije gamcc hiinncst. v.cre rlared in their contern- the property th it (he section s-houid coiHi'jiuii'-d ami that jio redress put down and lie agniix was pumped free of tvnler. tlie ivcre from tiie Mdci, of tlie Pi? they were posliert the front, end lie drydocK riavni workers, with polcs. The probate coxirt has full ,tiou of condemnation suits, according] i to JucSse E. B. Graham, the case, I -vjll be i-eard in the future Clarence tiie face of state of Ohio consumes as hifb "f coai aifniiaiiy ami- fjirthcnuorc, tliat tile Ohio mines sclilyn 'save -np- piied as iniicit ns Jb.iiO'J.Oflo of tills total in one jear." Cc-or.er Robins. c.n Inquest into ds Mrs. Emma vrojfe. and he accepted a position thsrs of collectlcns end tooikeeper. Ife had liecn aifiiiat'd with tiie iiansc eier since, and during his there liad filled ail of the positions on up to tlie presi- dency. For more than 30 years he was casiiier of the and in 1321 was named vice president with his daties as cashier. After the death of Hon. K. C- VanVoorhis. president of a fciv months ago. Mr. Sliarpc v.iis elevated by "election in January to the posl- j tion bank had to offer, that of president, II. i. Knoedler as- snmin; tiie duties of vice presi- i cut and cashier- i On MST 14. IS30. Mr. Sharpe -was iaasrned to illEo LcIia Cassel Ingails, )and thsir cniy son, J, XngaiUs Shajpe.: j Is a res'cent of tne home i mother at 332 avenae.: CJ7'Mrs. Ssarpes father. Join J. Mr. Sbarpe was lifted and. ad----- raired by -iviio, -.V' hanker a nil business''jiianjimhar-. ily, he- aiso natnre, and was ctal piillantliropic enterprises.- j He owned real 'estate Zanesviile.'ln the ita-_ biUty of which city he had the most sincere faith. Jle ivas also a Zr directorjat-the merce for years, and invariably- advocated progressive measures' of that.oody, physical and financial aid many times ulien Zanesvilic and Southeastern Ohio requested, was also with fraternal orgaal-. he -was known and. highest esteerc by the ea- _ are meracership. Se had attalnec a. positian of power In the community which he -was proud to call -his hoiae- ZanesviUe his saSered a- dlstiac; less through his the full estens of which will ECO be realized until af- ter the shoes of Bidden death, las been eased. His niche In. activities will be hard to fill. SEEKflEBESSlD LAIt SE ESTATE Mrs. Emma Wolfe. Ciir j-vho ci.ed Sunday mcrning v "eadif- .aosp.tai Cambrlage, aft r an one cf Zanes- prominent citizens, vas request Monaay, sis: in the searcb to be a of this cltr, maiden narse -was Ida Therair, form- erly of Caiiforn'a. la order that a per- iof the Union back. estate cf ber "la-.s i Mr Shares an a Mason S CS-varles Theraar. Pt. Sracs. trornan cled as tae retail 01 He count- CaLicmla, nt member of tne given .ricin and -e acc.derjv. t.nc IS VICTOR IN BATTLE THAT HAS COAL SOLUTION F "Her 'Snap "Guccn of Hearts LASTED 2 YEARS, MRS. L. H. GIBSON PRINCE TO BRIDE capital and an aetapale lue. a, ressor-ao.e r. became sa.jj_ -n zis.oz. escccrarc Driv 0 13. Bcinbsy. Hcl-j Indian pnncc former Malia-J suiciBB is rV -N A 1 1 Chicago. March Or.e the s--s- GIRL TM ITTT I INfl ivoung MnrshaH's au- manufactiireU, Mr. tiiarpe 3 sircst of Horses and owned and pnze as n recreation -int! a. Jn IMS vtars found recreation on c1 and ilie >port him the of plea-ure. He a of the snJ tlie Sharpe courts at Jionie. nlittfi i source of pirticwiT oriF7snt Terra rr. that a. Isrge tlor. cf the holdings were to T-e local worjaaa ard she ccinrajnioate -rtth Mayor as sotn as j BORAH RECEIVES SiOO FROM 'TED'7 TO PAY SINCLAIR ds of Sc, wrs the court of appeals by defense o the fDJA' it to stumble uprights In these boulevard tiir.t have been in since If the city ind to pay for tliat. ivnnnrr we havo been rulnod in TO T-rr !FARMER IS KILLED i IN DRUNKEN BRAWL! 1 Bl-inrhwttr. O. March ing what. Is wild to have beer. i'ie fi-st' Imurdor in this irction more J0 jonrs. Frank Doss. 211. is Jpil in connection Chnries Pierre, 50. FnyettcUUe fanner. Merre was stabbed pocket knl'e during a at the home of "Alex" to report', Dosi :ce. cd "o fit Xaaarance o.1 nclor-frd thej-was In Cincinnati. Autlicr.t'.es be- v..'.ere the custom of ?nd that she may be GJacivs Barge. Sve ffl.r.; strictly Kir.coo ptlirc. evenjdaughter of the head of the a as t.-.e Mcr.c.r.y to the manner cf ner lialr. HerjRnbbtr company, Cincinnati. designaec! by a Jewel upon the SPECIAL GLTARDS AT _ Besides T-.ie fataer returned come norr.e. Mr _ ____, AISss Caro'.r.e for h.s h's Madelyne and Maxlr-e, gton. llsrts Tlrei- ocre lias SiOO J tbe %Ii.cl. sic the son S. Borah Is rals'.rc o repsv Harry P. Slr.cls-r the 000 which .-.e gavs tea e--'pa-tv survived by" BLAZE IX AN-OHIO VILLAGEj-J TJTATTCTT t-c house when be entered. began shooting receiveu Mrs. Sriarpe :s bearing up bravely Borah this" mcrnirc. otSeV e under the sSock of the received orer the wees- .acatn of her ird is praaT! nniouats. tse funci by her intimate frJer.cJs.s-d reached S1.700 casis to hot, !l i4 ,'v: thr ligUtltho nutrcler. but. was apprchcnted sex-- plncc.