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Athens Sunday Messenger (Newspaper) - December 23, 1923, Athens, Ohio Pages today the weather Load with showers Himath port hoi Ritar Iii i Bovill port hoi sunday partly remd and cooler. Yol. Xix no. 24. Athens Ohio. Sunday december 23,1923. A asst Aam tsar. Mai Vii Ila. Uve cents a copy la up for to when body was exhumed Foft Brookville men held for wholesale Chicken stealing. Confess Weir guilt in court five held As result work nearby officers. the activities an unusually enter prising and bold Gran g thicken thieves whose depredations during the past few weeks have Cost poultry raisers Athens county hundreds dollars came Login abrupt end with the arrest riday night it Logan a s Sharp. 19. Holly Ludneil is Donald Durfee. 21, and Donald Ludneil 15, All Brookville near Laj Rig. Complaints have been coming n to Athens officers for some time jelling the activities this gang a various parts the county. Ait monday night Tho coops Fohn Starkey Guys Volle were aided the thieves getting away Ruth 45 Birds which they later sold 0 local dealers for $61. Friday evening they raided the farm a la Bodkin Hunter Brown and 1 a. Bowers All near Albany pm it w As while they were Enro Ute Logan to attempt disposing he is Birds secured in this raid hat they were apprehended thru is activity chief Pearson Nelsonville and motor officer far Pann Logan. The Chicken Laden Ford touring Gar the gang broke Down just the lither Side Nelsonville and chief Pearson called Athens in order to learn whether the flip very a cargo Pras entirely innocent. He was at Pace Assur d that it was not but by that time the gang had secured another car and gone to Logan. A Call to that City resulted in officer Farbeann placing four members the gang under arrest just As they were the Point disposing the fowls. The four were Brot Back to Nelsonville by chief Pearson and then turned Over to chief i today a Bright spot Peart Kellton. Sophomore at Ohio state i never sly mire has a Lough time it. Embarrassing Yon know fur a fellow to hat c such a name. Peart was invited to join Kappa Phi. Methodist girls sorority the other Day. A be sure and Wear a White dress the invitation slated. Peart do it though. He Wou Dnn to even think it. He said. So he Laid the imitation aside with Liers to become a member the y. M. C. A., to take a gym Quot with the to ads and the latest. Which invited him to see a the latest in imported underwear slip., camisoles. And other Ank Les that Appeal to the fancy the Well dressed suits Fhy a a i a i a a a a a a a a _ a Maine Hamlet has tem-4 Hie tragedy late a saturday. 51 four women a a 4 Only spares the life a his sleeping in Fant. Under the Hudson and boy die scene in the Pere to Nch Alse cemetery Paris at exhumation the body full Lee Daudet grandson the great French poet and novelist Alphonse Daudet and son Loon Daudet statesman. Philippe was found dead recently and a verdict suicide w As returned but his father Quot convinced that his boy had been murdered by anarchists compelled authorities to exhume the body and Hunt for proof his suspicions. The Case May develop into an International scandal. Inset shows Philippe. Ley Beine exaggerated the opinion expressed saturday by miss Irma Stanfield. Red Cross representative in Athena county. A while conditions Are admittedly bad among the unemployed miners the Valley the picture destitution hunger and want presented in these stories la not a fair representation the miss Stanfield declared. An article in one daily paper states that hundreds children throughout the Valley have been unable to attend school account the Lack proper clothing. While a few isolated cases this kind May be found the statement that hundreds children Are thus deprived their Opportunity for an education is a Gross exaggeration. Miss Stanfield declared. While it has been Many months since the mines the Valley have been in regular operation and while too. Other lot is employment Are scarce at this period the year the Hocking Valley District is not experiencing a situation so critical that it should be pointed out to the rest the state As an object abject poverty and the subject. For the financial Aid its More fortunate neighbors is the opinion expressed by officials in charge the distribution Ald. Red Cross worker denies j stories abject poverty. Many Are Idle but suffering is not reported. That. The financial conditions in the Hocking Valley Are not nearly a bad As painted in several stories my a it Gnu Vuu appearing in various daily news Tarkir and Deputy Cady who Brot j h t he mat a them into Athens. Sharp the it fifth member the gang who had Cartic Ipatov in Tho Guys Vito raid was two into custody saturday five the party confessed their guilt in sworn statements to prosecutor Finsterwald and later pleaded guilty when arraigned before magistrate Helwig saturday afternoon. Charles Ludneil belied to be the Leader the gang Mas placed under 12000 Bond for Bis appearance before the grand jury Charlee Sharp $1500, Donald Putter $1500 and Holly Ludneil 500. Donald Ludneil. Being but 5 years age. Was placed under ss00 Bond for Hie appearance in juvenile court. Bond was furnished for Holly and Donald Ludneil end they were released pending later appearance. The other three a embers the gang were returned the county jail. Last saturday afternoon complaint was made by a relative the Hun cells that Earl Secoy. 145 East state Street Athens had furnished liquor Friday night to Fri embers the party arrested for a Hilcken theft. Secoy came into the toffees Hustle Helwig just As a warrant to search hts Home was being prepared. When informed that his place was to be searched be at once pleaded guilty and waa lined too and Costa. Constable Mariner found a Jug liquor at the Secoy Home. Secoy made arrangements to pay the Fine. Golds germans fear new York May bring final break in wierd finance. Berlin dec. 22.�? Germany a totter financial and economical collapse is near at hand according to opinion expressed tonight by competent observers. The new year threatens to bring with it a terrific a Ocial upheaval. A the crack doom so often predicted when red riots and floods depreciated paper Marks swept the country appears to Lurk just ground the Corner. Some believe that the present government can not carry three weeks longer while a few believe that the crash will be postponed until Early in the new year. Officials Are not revealing the True seriousness the situation to the German Public. the contrary. The National catchword is a a cheer Tex deaths in Erie Sandusky . Dec. 22.�?statistics compiled tonight show that there have been ten death due to traffic accidents in Erie county during 102l Alley cat Coopers Mills. Medee 22. Soared by jealousy and revenge. John Snow a Lumberman. 35 Yeara old. Shot and killed four women and a boy Here today and committed suicide by shooting. Tue dead. Mrs. Ida Snow 20. His wife. Mrs. Ruel Brown 70, her grandmother. Mrs. Eva Eaton. So. An aunt. Mrs. Frank Jewett Whites fled. Wife let Deputy sheriff Frank jew Ett and their 15-year-old son. I Kenneth Jewett. Hocking and the. Tribe i. Akk so Julie tries Are rising ins the Jewett automobile for the in Nihls seven mlle trip from Whitefield to Ikpi Tolj Cooper Mills to visit his wife front. I whom he had been separated. Christmas Jewett refused snows re see much water 1 Mobile a few Days ago. Only cold sep will arc today Snow appeared at the a i and plan in Dinar sheriffs Home to report. When he vent Rioza stage Learned from mrs. Jewett that the a to sheriff was away. Snow approach j a a a Young Kenneth and renewed his after rising steadily throughout j request for Tho use the machine the greater part the Day the Kenneth again refused Snow. Snow not fastened Tho great vehicular Tunnel under the Hudson River at new York is rapidly nearing completion. This Showa an excellent Interior Lew the Gigantic engineering task. T a a a a a a a a a a a a a free Buchtel official freed a liquor charge. Hued Nourt in Trimble twp. Squire Johnson comes 1 thru inspection with a clean record. I tit it . Dee. tor Sweety. Mayor. Mimer unable clerk Oral Daugherty. Marshal All a the Village Buchtel Woff rial before mayor Johnson Al mailman to rent Kman Hocking River was barely four feet pulled a .22 calibre revolver from below flood stage at 5 clock. Sat hts pocket and chasing Young Ken a urday Artemon according to the Neth overtook him urn amt a bul National capital agog Over reported catch agents. A High ups in captured lists sweeping probe May be demanded in Congress. For the first time. Christmas will in a Day rest for Rural mall carriers Iii Allien county. Instead struggling through mud Mads for the greater Pari the Day a in years past. I hey will hate a genuine Holiday according loan announcement from the inst office and at least a a a i i mrs respite front Lite yuletide Avalanche mall. Mall carriers in the City Athens will work a half Day a Harln team As in Lite past making one delivery. Trimble Friday charges illegal Possession liquor. Aft Hunting the evidence the camis All three officials wore Din missed. A the three men were arrested Aik november ii ofter a search Iii Large two Story Brick building la Buchtel brought to Light 1#4 botel tics Home brew end equipment for making it. The search wan. Nude by officers Neah and him i a hollowing the finding the Honan a 11 he Buchtel officials were fur ated. A from the fact that the first floor a i the building in question is in diff a charge the Village Buchtel a to with the second floor a a a a a a a a a a a a gang near maintained by c. N. Frame i let crashing through the Back East Bridge and continuing j the boy s head. Rains through the night threatened a repetition the a flood Christmas which Cut Athens off from the outer world two years ago. At 5 clock the water registered 12.s feet t s feet above Normal. Flood stage is 17 feet. Carte saturday night the Hocking was reported to be overflowing to Banks at Many Low places along its court and reports from neighbouring Village. the county indicated that Margaret a Creek and other tributaries the Hocking were Alan preparing to stage one mrs. Jewett heard the shot came to Tho doorway. Hoeing Washington dec. 22-�?omerry Christmas. Arc you going to let indicted a and i l ids was the Hrand yuletide to. J greeting Mound the National Cape Crux a Snow. The frightened woman locked the door and hid under the Bod. Snow forced an Entrance and finding mrs. Jewett in her hiding place pulled her out the floor and shot hot r through the forehead killing her instantly. Snow went to Tho garage and Tak Tai tonight the result Holiday dry raids which have netted is alleged bootleggers and resulted in the capture by the pollen exclusive client lists containing several thousand names some which Bre raid to Merit the description a High in the social and official Ufa Washington. The Drys headed by Wayne r. Lag the Jewett machine drove to the lonely farmhouse Coopers Mills Wheeler. the Antl where his wife with her aged j Haloon league Are clamouring that grandmother and her aunt. Mrs. J the lists be Nide Public and the their regular rampages through Shaw saw him and ran towards the j purchasers Holiday cheer protege lowlands. The act that water i it ask. Tho House to escape. Now outed. Saw her through a window. He a every Friend Law and order wont into Tho Kitchen where the i should insist upon Tho prosecution aged grandmother hovered pro these conspirators a said wheel Tec tingly Over Tho Cradle where Layor in a manifesto. Quot the purchaser waa Over the Road at Rock Bridge Headquarters the Hocking As Early As saturday afternoon in Alai is that Athens still has plenty d Leat a that Athena still has plenty water in Prospect before the Peak is reached. A Tho weather forecast in this hoj Bho District Quot colder with More offers but Little Hope for any in at the Atlantic cat show at the. Waldorf a Storla a hotel. New York rpt from Tho he water City. Quot snoozer Quot is the cats name. States wards to fare Well old Mother Ohio will care for her unfortunates. Menace though Tho temperature drops sufficiently the flood danger May be effectively Checke. The thermometer Here registered almost 60 degrees saturday. American vessel was turned Down Columbus. . Dec. 22.�? old Mother Ohio has Many bounteous surprises in readiness tonight for Christmas to her 25.000 children wards the state. Most them Are children mentally at least Deles a a a spite the fact that their Ages Range by bar committee has distributed Over 15,000 pounds Washington dec. 22.�?the in cab Ltd to 14 state institutions in controversy aroused by the decision addition to 500 pounds peanuts the american bar association ?01,11 the barrel nuts by the travel to the London convention Bushel and oranges and apples up. Lore. Christmas is the event the year in the state institutions according to stat welfare director next summer a British Steamer instead an american liner waxed heatedly tonight. The United states shipping Board declared that the Board offered to Harper. Meet All terms competitors for an attempt is made to see that vessels but that officials the every Ward the state is re Mem Board were refused permission to be red. Attend a meeting the Assoc a skies to Clear Columbus. Ohio. Dec. 22.�? Quot there Are no indications serious flood conditions in Ohio a declared chief weather Man Alexander the United states weather Bureau Here tonight. He said the expected flooding lowlands along the Scioto and Hocking Rivers tonight and Sun shy. But voiced belief that the Waters would not Rise sufficiently to endanger Homes. Indications were that intermittent rainfall tonight and Early sunday would be followed by Clearing weather. The Outlook for the next couple Days weather Man Alexander said is for dear. Cool weather. He did not think the Mercury would drop to the freezing Point within the next few Days however. The Rains today were heaviest in Central and Southern Ohio . Alexander stated. Whole country reports vast business in the stores. Post office is Strong Leader snows so months old son Snow ran a few step towards his wife and fired a Bullet into her body just As Abe was Tepping thru the half opened window. My King sure his Bullet had killed Hie wife Snow turned toward mrs. Brown who waa binding Over the Cradle. Another report rang out and the aged woman toppled Over crumpling up beside her sleeping grandchild. Mrs. Eaton who was upstairs in the House came Down the stairs at the sound the Bullet. Now stood waiting revolver in band. He emptied another Bullet into her body. Like her Niece and grandmother she fell dead the fifth victim snows deadly aim. Snow strode toward the Cradle. He took one look at the sleeping infant and stalked Back into the Yard. Standing beside the machine he fired a shot into his head and fell dead. Dies under tractor tons arrangements committee when the British liner Berengaria was chosen. I at Atlantic City its that onus s Safe lower House Leader says tax reducing will fail. Atlantic City n. J., dec. Is. A the Advent Winter at this resort found Trees in Bloom lawns Green and roses and strawberries in Blossom the Mainland. Swarms mosquitoes and flies greeted visitors. The temperature 50 degrees broke a affy year record. Norwalk. O., Dee. 22.�?William Barry 41, Norwalk was crushed to death beneath a three ton tractor late this afternoon near the Ripley school House. Barry was adjusting the car ureter while walking in front the machine. Labors Leader is waiting for Cia London. Dec. 22.�?ramsay Macdonald head the British i Abor party. In a speech at Elgin this afternoon officially announced that he is ready to resume the premiership England if Stanley Baldwin resigns. Bootleg liquor is a More cowardly violator the Law than the Boot a Egger himself. They can and should be prosecuted under Hecton 4 the prohibition code relative to Liua far however none the names have Bern permuted to become Public and the local authorities in charge have been exceedingly careful not to permit any leaks. A higher up Quot in the Washington times however. In red today a at least two members the Cabinet members Congress Mem hers the judiciary prominent governmental officials and leaders in Washington a society circles Are Auld to be numbered in the hats sweeping investigation by Congress the charges that there is violation the dry Law in High official and social circles Washington will be demanded in a Resolution to be introduced in the House after the Christmas holidays by representative Upshaw. Democrat Georgia. Made rank head Berlin. Dec. 22�?currency dictator Schact today was appointed president the rear Hubank the German state Bank by president Ebert. Will probe reason for removal sideburns j a a at Renay est a a ii a a a i i Oberlin o., dec. 22 a an a tidal probe by College authorities was under Way Here tonight into the alleged Basing Edwin Delfs. A Canfield. Oberlin freshman. A according to reports reaching j a the faculty Delfay head waa bump red against the ground while 25 a a upperclassmen removed sideburns a which adorned his face. A a a a a a a a a a billions. Pomeroy . Dec. Is. In g. Webster to displaying a letter from Germany which is 8,000,000,000 Marks in postage. The Little Ole so United states stamp will still carry a letter to Germany. There la a 4�?~oncrete example that in spite the Alfh Cost living and the trifles that annoy the United states is a pretty Good old country after All. A a a a Christmas 1923 sets Mark for heavy trading. By h. Reynolds i. N. N. Staff correspondent wahh1noton. Dec. 22.�?if umm my in a. 1>. 1923 is not the Cher Tiest and happiest in the country a history it will not be because Lack generosity among the american people who have spent More Money for gifts this year than Ever before. Reports n aching the Post office department the Commerce department and the Federal Reserve Board tonight indicate that Christmas buying which reached it Peak from Tho Atlantic to the Pacific during the past 24 hours surpassed All previous records. Officials the Treasury department. the basis financial advices to the Federal Reserve Board interpret Tho unprecedented spending As u certain indication the general Prosperity the country. Banks reported Largo withdrawals during the past month but before this outpouring Money got under Way deposits had broken All records especially in the savings Banks. Tho unprecedented Christmas buying this year was reflected in telegraphic reports to the Post office department indicating an average increase 16 per cent in Tho amount first class mail handled and an increase it per cent in parcels Post. Tho increases Range from five to fifty per cent in Tho thirty Aevon widely scattered titles which reported the volume their business As compared with december 1922. No intoxicating liquors Wert found Tho first floor and no Toetofi any kind was found show int the officers had anything Taij Quot Tim Structure. Frank Rosser Nelson Vlf did not fore so Well before Mil Johnson As he was found guilty a Possession charge and fined ii and costs. The Case waa App Estat Bosser was arrested by officer Neah an t Hines. Feen Are Light a an inspection the Book Tot Justice Johnson Bas just been com filled by a Deputy from the staid auditors department. This his a portion . Johnson stat Al brought out the fart that he a paid in $7.60 More than he a hotter and had this amount coming Tat him. He further states that to flip inspector found the books in Good shape and properly kept with eat Ess Cost Felt a charged in any the Moe factory Gitter a new York. Dee. $?.�?rim tartly it gutted the Interior us Aho factory la sen a r Broth Era. Incorporated occupying a a re Block in Long Island City causing damage estimated Tot $500,000, Iii Soma Pari to f Dublin. Doc 3.�?the Vrol Tofu a free mate government tonight tended Christmas leniency to Fille serous Republican prisoners be leasing 420 them. Many re publican prisoners were liberated. Uses Raiti senator King Advt cause a Justice tribunal. Rogath tool wife Gould will Start a will contest London. Dec. 22�?edith Kelly Gould divorced wife Frank j. Gould american Multi millionaire announced in an exclusive interview tonight that she intended to bring suit for one half her husbands estate which. She claims amounts to thirty million Franca normally $1,5>.>o0. Business Retter Sandusky. . Dec. 22.�?this gears Holiday business waa better than last year according to reports made by retailer Here to through the Senate because Hight. Bryan a View Miami. Fla., dec. 22.�?henry Fords endorsement president Coolidge a will react a a damaging blow to the candidacy the Purcal it William j. Bryan declared in Washington dec. 22.�? the a formal statement Here today. Flat prediction that the Mellon tax a a Simi 181 Aai in to reduction plan would not pass this up iils a by a j session Congress was made today j by representative Rainey demo in cold a Aai i Mac Erat. Illinois a member the1 in i Vii House ways and Means committee. A i do not look for passage at this session Congress any tax reducing legislation a he said. A it May get through the House but i do not think it can be put the declares Ford has his Eye upon muscle Shoals. When Athens was in Louisiana Columbus. . Dee. 22.�? unanimous endorsement president Coolidge As the Republican presidential nominee next year was registered hero late today by the Franklin county Republican Cen ital and executive committees. In Short session and Tho Jam a taking this action. Franklin county abrupt removal himself from cd As a heat Hill. And Propri Atlon Bills Tho Bonus and fines up alongside the Cuya hoga presidential consideration was not groups people so Oren led. As n Tov riders burned three and Hamilton county Republican unconnected with the admin Stra a sued to be justified in Endeavor Raley. However predicted pan committees which Hare v officially Hon plans for letting the Automo tog to supplant him. Bot As these Itoga ,1�?~ him-------1 i Iii in run Hrth Trilla Mug into 1 by w. E. Pitters Washington. Dec. 22.�?sen j had the state Ohio been bettor Hiram Johnson who thus far b0ti Quot i very a. A. A America by a people subservient to a form civilized government it would have been Spanish territory. But Fate decreed it otherwise and. Instead it waa thereafter under the successive Rule France and great Britain it finally became a part the United states facts Little realized by Many today. Is the Only avowed opponent president Coolidge for the Republican nomination at Cleveland next june opened fire Henry Ford. Tonight for climbing aboard the Coolidge bandwagon. Not Only did the California senator a climber a heavy Battery sarcasm Ford for his unqualified organised and yet were neither had a commission from it author la Chris plans nor enemies this could tog him to take Possession its not have been accomplished by con behalf his acts taking posses quest. Another method was Devis Ision must afterwards be confirmed de instead that Quot right by Dis j by that nation covery Quot which is interpreted to be his doing so must also have been the rights White members -1 evidenced at the time by some Spe Gan led governments with regard j cd Fly overt acts to that effect. Such to their relative priority Settle j a proclaiming aloud at some ment. J prominent place such taking pos the Quot discovery to be recognized session As being behalf his a being sufficiently effective to government throwing soil into the m i one might Flay they. Were Jpn itll.,team by Indian to have had the Hest right to the territory first discovered by Ness his acts As those proclaiming endorsement . Coolidge As a to this countr yet a he did not it must have been followed within authority behalf his govern a candidate but he went further and have an organized and recognized a reasonable time thereafter by in int erecting a Erose usually . Bluntly suggested that Ford s form government lie was class Tupancy and settlement More Wood. piling stones in a manner himself from cd As a Chat hello. And nations Iran permanent and under the a to attract attention other Advent sort some recognized govern lures to the fact that such Terry a mental Power. And the person tory waa already claimed by an thus endeavouring to take Possession other government and having Ai not an inn Fea half his country must Bayeta in Faga Thrall j Savages atty Rio Quot wars Washington dec., science s latest achievement Tufi radio was Given full reel is a political medium tonight senator William h. King a sufi i Erat Utah broadcaster to too hidden listeners a ringing peal for american participation the permanent court Intel Al Justice. The event was accorded pol significance Here for two first. It marked the initial u4 the radio for a purely political pose and secondly it waa upon is a step opening Tho heralded democratic movement bring about american entry to the world court despite the opposition Republican Senate. A thirty Days hath september. April june and november. All the rest have thirty Onby runs the old rhyme that eve., Learned to repeat in childhood. But Why Trust to your count upon your fingers. Memory when have calculations to make re in the Days the year the Washington inf Bureau this paper is Supply your Calendar needs. Chance. It has for free distr to an attractive Navy Calendar stiff White cardboard. Witt patriotic picture reproduced colors. Fill out and mall the Coupon enclosing two cents in at emf return postage. Write your areas Cie and add clearly. Erode Rte j. Hank in. Director. Tho Athens Messager information Bureau Washington la g i enclose herewith two is Stamps for rotors postage a free copy Tho Calendar for name a treet City dials a a a a a a a a a a a a a a gee aft Etsil a i its Hub a. I Vemil. -i.a. A

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