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   Times Recorder, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1928, Zanesville, Ohio                               lovernor-Elect Myers Y. Cooper Expects to Make Good All Pledges of Program On Which He Was Always First THE TIMES RECORDER Always Fair VOL. XLIV., NO. 274 ZANESV1LLE. OHIO, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 16, 1928 and Saturday, cooler BLAME OFFICERS AND CREW FOR LIVES LOST IN SHIPWRECK Brilliant Newspaper Man Is Called From Life in Prime of His Useful Career SUMMONS ANSWEREDJONES BY JOSEPH R. DOWNS, SURE EDITOR OF SIGNALCOOPE B )S 1 CAE LVER! rtS INET Joseph R. Downs toon in Good Samaritan HospKal. B "victory luncheon fce held at the iate home. 32S aas March 13. 1872. at Homer] "vYe eipect to make gt avenue, a: 3 o'clock Saturday afternccr-. Her. TSeron Lee. paster o; Central Presojtenan cburcn of O. wnere fa-.her was paator of a ood, and we responsibility." he church La'er the family l.vea at'declarsd Cooper said he believed the L-taoaolis. Graav i-le and is Republican. It was wa'le he was vet a student co-operate with hira v.hich Mr. Downs was an active mem-Uhe Grasvslle high school thai Mr j Mr> cooper virtually admitted he be-, viH ne Sa charge of the services Downs entered the new scape-- ,jec-ded upon two appoints: o: Charles A. Joaes of Colus end interment will ce in Grsennooci s-on becora.ng an apprentice ntmeats. Columous. in the ofuce of the Gnan'.ille jeereiary. and Harry D. SJHer and at Frazevsburg. _ because 01 a genera! breakdown laj Mr Downs engaged in was silent, ou.. ne ae- health. For ti-e past few weeks he caper at Atlantic. la. aao he v.-ill release news of _the was in a. critical" at Fort Worth. Tesss. where he ?f he 1. when he comes to Columbus spend newspaper proression of ZaaesvUie aao. vicialtv" loses orje of Its most highly, gifted exponents, for his reputation] in his life's was beyond re- sander and. boats of friends with n j aip of brothers ana R and with trie consolidation! "o the Zanesvil'e Publish-i olsnified and traditions o in keening with the if the sta.te." ne told Cooper is expected to reorganize thej co about 1919. he ut-l.ties commission, the state wnom 1-e came is contacs dur.ag his! rhe casacitv of editor o-'securities oivis'oa and otner depart- ,busy life are deeply grieved o-er unai "a Ifiw months nis demise. when .11 heaitn forced iilm to re-i Cooper praised hit partv and said Associates In the offices of the iinau-sh active duties on tne was never so as now ZacesvlUe Publishing company where naper, I Ee voiced the op-nioa that 'repeal he was honored as a co-worker and! "Wiia the recent reorganization ot i often is more effective -and beiter than fr.end, in their sympathy over! the Zaaesvil'e Publisaiyg Co., e-v legislation, and I hope to see the loss of a true friend. i Ccwas was p'onioted to the position Ucaie present laws repealed." Through ins long association of publisher of The Signal, succeed-! the Signal, ae became w'dely knownjtng" c V.' Gibson In that capacity i thro-ugaout the state and among Having devoted the oest years his lue to t_ie interests ci The Signal.] constant touch witn j pea'rgs of the day and was! st informed! as also onej of the most active men in Demo- j crane politics in the county, altacuga never aspiring to public office Ee held an appo.ntmen; as Lquor license commissioner here lor several i years and was a director of HflLTS FIR MO HILL T01 TOi OTE ILL Win OIPASSENGERS CHARGE GROSS BRUTALITY ASHiAND INEFFICIENCY Smith, of Shadvsitle. OJ Miss Mi aad J. O Johsscp. of Keti Jersey pamfall} Injured at 2 o'clock NEW YORK. Nov. 15 sur- 1 vlvors of the foundered steamer Ves- Thursdav a parlor ca: u-aer be'ore the Votrls Monday mousing. States thai "A man I knew, a pugilist." m bus on the Crej bound lines with a coal truck arid overturned In the disaster was marked by entire a diicb on the National highwaj about nine miles west of this city. lack pUae. that neither offi- aor mca Tie injured persons were emergency. and chat lives were to the ofllce or Dr Martin flt by rotting lifeboats dramatic moments of Use afternoon. In broken English, he described tlis confusion on the slanting elect of came up to me and aald. said: 'things are getting bad. I just saw an officer pull a. gun on a negro seaman, and. the negro grabbed the gun and threw _ It Into the common. Quiros said, "wpuld have sent S for treatment libs Smith was treat-ithat Ko OBe knew to handle. o S from, the Vestrls more than, 13 ed for lacerations oa the right leg! When the distress signal was at last" hours earlier than Captain Carey belovi knee and Johnson had the; sent out. hours late they said, the back 01 his hand cut bv glass. Both: crew mas left. to Its o-vn devices and were able to resume their trip tojthe neither were told to Dayton alter ace-dent don life bells nor given anv assistance The driver of the parlor car bus jn getting to the lifeboats reported to be Anderson, o: Columbus. told Sheriff A McFar- iaad last riigat ne was going Kutteu were ordered out of boats on Its ssde oxer a bans. The "e bailed out. Two witnesses truck lost one wheel la the crash. Passengers, numbering 16. extricated themselves from tnc wreck and al- told of gaping 1'oles in the boats, one savlrg that women and children were put Into .i beat that had a nole six though all had been shaken up, the! Inches across in its side, mail and woman were tne only cnesi None of w'tnesses anv offi- icjured jeers except tne captain on deck while .The big bus was badlv damaged In'the making vain attempts the crash It was a new inaciiinc, to launch the boats. There v.as one and v.as making its first run Thurs-i hearsay report of pn individual in- day afternoon. The bus passed'stance of mutiny In which an through Zanesville at 1-30 o'clock In was said to have drawn a pistol which tsie alternoca. The sheriff and uis deputies were called to the scene to clear traffic lanes after the crash. Sorae of the passengers left the scene of the a negro member of the cre.v wrenched from his aad threw overboard Tl-e survivors testified at the open- ing session of the federal Inquiry be fore United States Commissioner did." Started With List Quiros testified that even i left the harbor Saturday, the Vestris _ was listing. Friends wao saw him, off. he asserted warned him against. the boat, saying it was "one of worst m the service." Wallace Sinclair, one oJ the calm- ess witnesses, said that tha In his lifeboac were in a. cannister 3o rusted that nobody could get St; open. until a negro seaman, finally chopped 1C ooen with a. hatcnst. No membera of tne crew In that Ufebcai, ne coarj- J ed. fenew where the flares were. "Wft f had to find them he said. "and vthea we did, aad finally got them out ol cannister, half tliem broke." Herniaa RuecSrert, cf Leipzig. Ger- many, told how the ship lurched fore the storm that strucit it almost as soon as It got to sea. Helpless Ones Abandoned Walter Spits, a b-osiness man Berne. Switzerland, testified In G; -nan through, an interpreter. It Saccident in other busses, while O'Neil conducted by United returned to Zanesxille to wait for Attorney Charles Tuttle and The Zanesiule Publisnmg Compam acknowledges its great loss In the passing of Joseph R Downs When tlie newspapers of Zanes-.ille were consolidates, into tms company ten years ago. Mr. DOT. us came to us with The Signal, of which he bad longic'ties. He could hate gone to tTSTrEHSITr. Nov. Hoover was im- aaersetl in the work of compistlng preparat'ons for his good-win trip to Souta America today and laid It aslae only to receive some of tne v.eil wishirs who callea upon hira. Among these was a Delegation of classmates of the president-elect at Stanford university" in 1895. fcingum County AgncvJti.ra! society In which organization he tool: a v erj Cal active Interest Mr. was ac'-'ve in fie up- of tne Brotheraooa of tae CLEVELAND. Mus- Fou- O., Kov. CSV- beea the editor and whlch-he ccn- cf wnlcn .Aere fcj- accidental shootings and tinuea to conduct witn extraorciicary the snooting aid wounding of 15 brilliancy until his last Illness Even persons was the toll of the first day, tnen fce was la constaat touch with of tne raobic and pheasant Ceacral Presoyter'an church anc served as president of that orgaa_za- t'on fcr two v-ears during t.me the Brothernocd atta'Den great) grovrth. He was aa-Lated wita Ainitv Loace F A M. other Mason.c ooaies Another caller the day was He asso was a member of Sprinkle. pheasant season in Oh.o today, TV.O of trre deatns resulted from beart cusease brougiit 01 by excite- ment. Tos C3aci Edgar IT. of Nurtn Lima. accidentally shot by ais father Homer Kepresentati'-e E Hull of Fecrta.j icage B P O El'ts and was act.re in Ili_ who called to convey his coa-i the interest of the la tins city gratulatloas Hull traversed the same! Surviving Mr. are the wife route tnrough South. America a rear! Miss Clara Caurch. of this or so ago as -will the president-elect rre Ill'ncis congressiria'ri having ceen memcer of a commission appo.nt- to study and aid in the promotion eood reads on the southern con- iTtinent. In addition to discussing trie lortn- com'rig Soatn American tr.p, Repre- sentative Hull talked to iir. Hoover for some tirr-e concern.c; inlanc vaterwaj de.elopment. ard the pro- posed St. Lawrence outlet from tae Lafces to the Atlantic Hoover deatt with t several of his caaipa _ both projects arid declaring! for a co-oraiaatea system of waterways as one element in eral farm relief program outlined Hiss in ass acceptance sneech. again in fc's West B-anca, Fred D Meister. ifanetta died from "ounds :n the Dr. George W Woods. 64, Colum- bus, died of heart disease while hunt- c.tj. a orcther, Cliato-1 D Downs ol'ing Prszeysburg. and two SiEters. j Ezra Nioay. 45. Gallipolis. died Jtayrne Lewis. 01 Was.nnjton. D. C_'heart disease waile hunting aad Mrs. George Curtis, of Denver ne se'icasly Injurea are Eay- those in. charge, never losing inter- knowledge their indebtedness to Joe Downs for starting them right In the off.ce of the Zanesville Signal Mr. Downs loved Zanesville and Zanesville people. Ke had many lu- crative and flattering offeio Irons newspaper publishers In metropolitan other FfiLIGE STSRT Strict enforcement of the one-hour largest cities of the country where etijown tovm. has been started by i of Police Joseph Petet. arid, the position on great newspapers woula tienartment will be drofti est In his life's work until the last and publish The Zanesville S'gnal sparlc was gone Is is no disaparagement of maav otner goofi men when we say that Joseph. B. Downs was the best news- paper man Zanesville has produced i! entire ted for he tasi'of ealorclng the law if mo- torists persist In disobeying the ordi- nances, tie chief declared Tnursday. Several patrolmen will fee started on the new crlve against those who con- tinue in disobeying the parking regu- T-nicn was his jov and pride His with respect to Main street loyalty anc devotion to the proprt-jancl tne side streets downtown and more wiU be placed n this work if etors of The Signal from first to last. have won him wider renown, but he preferred to remain with his count-; less friends In Zanesville and to edit: perfect. It was only equaled bj loyalty to his friends and to the Ee had the proverbial "cose for community in which ne lived. Every with, which he comb'ned a of' worth-while movement for the Cc! His orother was at ii.s oedside' m h. 33. of Manchester, and when the end. came arid .iis sls'ers Aadison Day. 65 and Alfred Baxle are new enroute to this citv expression and description that "ithe envy of us all. He had a tfior-i knowledge of people, conditions i antecedents and relationships so Fun rxxlv was removed to tr'e Deanj serai home. South Fifth stres- to j fatner. H< I 22. both of Washington Court House essary to the conduct or a satisfac- n! -n.nK k'llpd Hcrner killed Sprinkle, who was rema.n until Friday noca V-.er It r hunting -vith asm. strock the butt will be to the home. Jitianjc n H t T I P I! i these matters in: Lj L) t I j U H a.ga speecnes. en- Q I I U M cf his shotgun against tree to j quiei s. dog The gun was d'scharged and tae ooy received the full charge the face. ROuSh was seriously injured when of Zanesville during three decades has assistants Today's witnesses were all passengers, beginning with Frederick Puppe. whose wife and 7-months-old baby were lost when, the ship sank, and ending with Carles Qu'rcs. chancellor of the Argentine consulate general at Washington. To- morrow officers and members of the crew of the Vestrls will be called. Tuttle told reporters at the close of todiy's session that he was not sure about the jurisdiction of United States courts in the matter, the Ves- trls being a British ship, buc added 'that he was glwing little thought to jurisdiction. To HolB Guiltj Accountable "What I want-to "fine out." he said. "4s whether charges are true that American citizens have lost their lives at sea through negligence. If any- body's negligence has cost the lives of American" citizens those people will be called to account by this office. Well talk about Jurisdiction later." The first and most dramatic wit- ness was Puppe In a broken voice Puppe told how he stood with his necessary to orlng a respect for the wlfe ancj baoy oa the sharply sloping "i parking law on Main street and an side st rules on side streets. C he who told of seeing a great in one of the boats Into which worn- f ea and children were placed. hole was knocked In the boat, to-- said, while tie crew was getting 16 J _ loose preparatory to lowering it- the women and children were put anyway, and then, left swinging la the davits, no oae. he said, paying any attention to them, until Vestrls sank and' carried them down writh It. Snltz himself got Into boat cro'vcied to the guards, and as It was being lowered it turned over and were hurlett into the waCsr. Witn the close of the tourist season coming wita the first cola weather laxltv which v.as permitted because of tourist traffic will be stopped and those who persist In parking thsir cars all dav on the side streets and several hours at a stretch on Main street had the unnualified support of his trenchant pen and he has wielaed an'as tbe be stopped, aver- for good in this community 13 probably unequaled by any other in ys are coming and tory and successful newsnaper. He! dividual. "i The _ _ ___ come the prospects of all-day i lnsags Ire tie streets and In the al- jnto anot parking on leys of the cltj. and the proper en- was thoroughly conversant with the' To his family and relatives we Jaw [5 ;n the prompt civic, religious, educational, bus'ness] tend the smcerest sympathy of tne nuisance in Incep- deck of the Vestris Monday forenoon and anxiously- scanned the horizon for "the steamers we were absolutely sure must have ocen called to our help." Suddenly, though neard no or- ders, and though no officers were in he said, "the crew began to take down the lifeboats. You could see tnat none of them had ever even tnod to lower a lifeooat before. They ;ronl one boat to another, ta'-ing om o-e aad putting them another I didn't realise whet this meant, out later I discovered At n'ght, when we were out in tne lifeboat, we saw that there were fla-es In some of the othT boats. and political environment and activi-, loss Is.preater than ours for he wasj snoppers a-e permitted enough lao'ugh wet lies of Soataeastern Ohio. His reaciyja raodel, husband, son time in tlie ore-hour paj-fclng oa Main j -rnen I realized what It mean; an owl causing his gun to INDON. Ncv Br.t-sh xwo Sigcrs weve torn from his right 11 tvfu; .vijtrjj j bv charge at a rabbit {coalmen; on the important events o' and brother who recogn.sed that Hams, ius hunting com- tha always kindly, vras iegias at home and centers great nel? aad satisfaction to his' 11 the breast" But our relationship reading public. ,y was injured when he Sred as i with Mr Downs has been so close that street and business men are twro-honrs to on the side streets ioae _______ sa-t. men taking things from and putting them Into ojh- conditions is general In the selection of h s we can understand aad appreciate asj his judgment was almost He could p'ck a "comer" as unerring- loss, the depth ol taeir sorrow, the nked to fieir friends to join them, Drunk LIFEBiT'S LOST IN BII.LLIINTIP NEEBLESSflVE JO LONDON. Nor. Brit- am a grief over the in the Ves- trls disaster was deepened today by another ii.arlne tragedy which cost 17 lives and wiped out-the male population of Kye Harbor'" oa the Sussex coast. The dead are 14 men ot the _ lar crew of the Rye llfeboaf volunteers. The entire company per- ished in a gallant; performance- pt duty In an effort to bring eld to ft vessel In distress off their coast- To make taa tragedy even more __ poignant, the lifeboat was swamped, _ -yg by huge seas within sight ol the mothers, wives and sisters of the men. Terrific seas and a gale prevailed, in the Channel when the Bye crew 1-unched their boat to go to aid cf the wrecied' steamer. Alice. Scarcely was the little boat whea it was learned oa shore that the steamers crew had already been, rescued by the German Srayraa. The brave men of Rye were return- ing to nort and were laboring through. mountainous seas when disaster over- tocfc tnem. A huge i i wio nac au.ou-uijiica few otners can. the extent ol their tne j.ttle red tags shoaid stxsp a'en An Oklahoma Posse atici there was no "nd cat'on of the form, issuance of ly as a locomotive engineer spots a'grief that consumes them Charles Becht, in change or the trajn Ke was a natural born; But there Is great satisfaction to his! plenaiion moment and t-ilns: now long the licenses in the w !1 or even state es'irnated that prooablj has been parked in tr.e space, tnen pon to police heoc-quarters for an chargi The parking restr ctioa? whica fle said, was in- first wnen they Satur- Througnout the afternoon and eve- aad con and always surrounded hirn-famlly and all his friends ,n the use- Bags Bank sterce-03-, hunter ana Peter Bucklasd. 19. ts of the robbers TVES killed ana that there is sure to be room presided over by Mr Downs, for! telegrams of commendation of his ----------------------La tbe onnkinj Monday morn- Of fifafP he went to the kitchen to; oecietaiy ui otd-tt; food water ,0, his'py Brown Seriously he waslold :0jLll that. separateiKIrom KICT1IIIT GELEBRHTED COLUMBUS O. No. h. -f r one of the: COLUMBUS. other critically wounded. and t-cnt. together with employes oi rere nresent whea tnelfore g.v'rsg .tstif to fufe- act.o-. v.iu -vounded wh.lfi nuatlr-g in taaz vicin-, _ the'a-vait the rsceict of all ev dercs frorr Ke tafcen to a nouncea. His phvsic.an .-as crCereci ipublican. wonrien Bt the luncheon. h.rn to Ebsciute rest. Wilma Sinclair Levan of Steu- ADLEE NOT WORRIED BY] Overwork daring ar.d tefc-e tr.e, ers Fridav or pres'deat of tne council, in- Saturdav. cooler Satur- troduced the guests and workers ;0n Hunting Trip S Coluraous Kspatch and V ATT aggravated his run ,'Kat Eat3 on X jdltion, it vas ana he ass ceen t. a-.ernocn a-'d i Mrs- Levan declared more than DN, Nov Mc-joa the verge cf a physical breakdown preciaci captains, Iccludlng, after a huge aad enthusiastic1 T j The that was central' both aea and were Usted evangelical meeting in Afters Relief LeglSlatlOll IS lover Mlnncsoat night aasjop the Republican durtog Josjn tonight, told the Associated Press j _ moved nGrt-.eastward Fred D 43 C.I operator I McCutcheors. cartoonist of the Chl- GALLIPOLJS. c.! A ixtese of citizens reached the. rear ocor of the ba-ii and opened! rs oe'ore the robbers were able! iu-i-c ____ .o start t.ieir raotcr car a' X cf'tiTe Lauer. a ccrapaa'on with (the arboretum at a-teirpteil to flee on foot but 'vere! :ng of Ins" hantiasr season :ocia% al- wrcm he was raobit hunting. Hsi country olace of J she was going home so as tcj in her own church in western'the list election campaign. Con- movca ncmeasiifciiiu ..v rammers Quebec, and the' soutl'western dis-'gresstaaa Jean C. SpeaSs cf iurbar.ce is advancing slowly eastward j bus. one of tt_e principal addresses. .eo in Mar.etta tonight taree hours I Tribune, today planted trees ia'Preacn Ezra Nicav. former Ga'.I.a coun- after -ie nad snot in tae head! OR Thanksgiving day. ooa brought down Between 30 anSi'. shots were eschangca. I; Daweswood. G. the he vvts r.ot or vvOjr.Jed stepped in front cf -'s gun es the planted by ma ARGENTINE AMBASSADOR; LEAVES FOR HIS WASHINGTON. Kov cissador Manuel Mplbran of IT M R OF i Ol wiil leave Washlncton for hon-.e' Nov lo 1.? ____ _, _ _ n fi TT :v drcpned dead w'a.'e o" a hunt- latter pu.led tne tr.gger. trip rear here, sc: d ne, Jean Klec- er farraer living near etc ted f'le- u-cxpecteJ was saot the :ace and sfr-i at a rabb't and o-ooao'y d.'-ifi injured by a boy hunting rab-, ce-emoriv in ccmpany cf Vice Fresl- Vts m the fie.d in whicr Kleckerj nv-ut Chp-les G. Dawes The vr was husking com. Officers are presidential party returned to ..'said, concerning the case of Attorney Keves. against vhom persons in political accepting bribw bave been rr.aci near military and civil life of the nation McCotcheon came here for tae J" to take no part ng about the spcSe oa "World said thai "this !s real victory day this Republican party of other" speakers expressed nesota. tae Dakotas, the west Gulfr TsTrtV T H T6? Indus'rv was r.e'.d to be and almost generally from the xVlHUeb U V. US Reported By Chicago for tae bov, whose identity j, ving, f-e end of his the r.crr.e was ac-1 to ths United States. 'jcuitted by a jury in cutr ct court Ambassador Malbran came to the! cere late today Tr.e jjry d-il.'oer- United States in Seatember of cily 7 minutes before af' He succeeded Ambassado'iing the verdict !rryficn. who resigned after a cUs-i TTT4.1. n.v..w IN ARI7ON with his government when Argentina at the Ppti can conference at Havana this citizens of Prescott todaj ana T-..cson only statement from the am-jin the heart of blistered desert coun- ador was that he was going to try, wondered at. the spectacle of Untlna to accompany his wile and snoa and hail pelting pedestrians p..larea hack to Washington. during a rain storm. 17, who elotjeci fr week, and fcr wnom K'rl Dicsev, 20, and Darcthy Brock Dresden last a state-wide search has Seen cor-djctcd. will be re- 7710 snow of the greeted tximed tomorrow from Terre Haute. Ind'ana, to Dresden, where it re- ported today. Dicfcey w.'.l face a charge of forgerv Prior to the elcpement cash and several thousand dollars in i Fran-t Reynolds, SO, of Hamilton, O, securities, was arrested at his home j and Stockton. Cal, was perhaps fa- today ty police detectives One of the, telly injured today when an automo- band. four cf wnom were arrested and; bile in which he and his wife were Dickey passed e bogus check at ajand search Is being Dresden fUlins station, it Is charged, others. sentenced to life imprisonment for the robbery, is said to have given the information implicating Murray. A fifth member of riding collided with a machine driven by Margaret Douglas, 16, OJ LIKE CMMJv Gl Kill. CHICAGO. Nov. H.ga- Research board of tr.e Nat cnalj Research Council meet'ng here today endorsed the steel cable type of guard rail for use on h'ghwajs in hi'.Iy sec- of the country and in otherj 12 (noon) Saturday THIRSDAV TIMPER.XTCRE Headings by Shnrtz Pharmacy 5 a. m......53 4 p. m. 62 Nor. 15 mlld- ths history of the Cbl- bureau greeted Chicago- 'aas today when tbe temperature soared to 68 at 1 p. m. The previous warmest Xov. 15 was 'in 1896 when the mercury reached The warmest November day -on record here Nov. 7. 1915, when the temperature touched 75. 7 a. m. 10 a plicatirig Murray. A this city on a downtown street. Mrs tiana of the country ana in tuvuui u tne band Is on trial I Reynolds and occupants of the ether! places where unfavorable roacisidei 2 p m. 6 ng made for the three' machine escaped. Reynolds suffered [conditions threaten the safety of ve-iSun 719 a 1 ..Viill traffic. Mocn PlSCS 11.1-. 55 6 p. m......62 58 8 p m .....62 61 10 D m.....61 64 12 (midnight) 60 a fractured skull. DIES WHILE HUNTING COITJMBUS. Nov. 15 George W, Woods, 64. physician died today while hunting with his two nephews near Balnbridgf. m Sets 5-15 p m [Heart disease the cause of a, m. Sets p. m. death.   

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