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Athens Sunday Messenger (Newspaper) - December 31, 1922, Athens, Ohio 28 pages to Day los. e 3�?T>m amp a the weather rain and somewhat warmer Sandal. Monday riot Fly and colder probably snows near Lake file ?0l. . 29.Athens, Ohio sunday december 31, 1922. Single copy five cent former Federal officials indicted Europe will consider new american proposals seven implicated report of Federal grand jury. Crowell denies he was Grafter. 6ost plus system is denounced by judge after report. By Harry Ward Washington dec. 30.�? the indictment by a Federal grand jury of Benedict Crowell former assistant Secretary of War and six other former War time government officials connection with Cantonment construction will be followed by prompt court action it was stated tonight by government officials. The action of the Federal grand jury indicting Crowell and his six fellow Quot conspirators charging them with having a unlawfully and felonious by conspired to defraud the United states a was Tho result of More than is months of work by the department of Justice evidence calculated to prove that Gross frauds had been perpetrated against Tho govern meet during the great War emergency. presenting Tho indictment chief Justice Mccoy of the District supreme court the Federal grand jury scathingly denounced the seven men. It charged the Quot conceived the fraudulent Rehem of getting control for their own gain arid for the Benefit of their past and future clients and employ ors of the administration of the immense emergency construction program of the United states diming the War including the determination of the Poliey to be Folio by preparing a form of contract Quot grossly unconscionably and fraudulently favourable to tile contractors a the Cost plus system. They did this the indictment recited face of the fact that every person acting for the United Stab was charged with the duty of conserving and preventing the dissipation of the country a resources Quot not alone As such duty always exists toward the government but also the High degree then called for by the existing extraordinary circumstances Quot caused by this country sentry into the War. Picked by i hours not Only did Tho seven defendants prepare the form of contract to carry out to Weir plan but it is from this they selected contract and let tile contracts at tile same time supervising and All the emergency construction work of the United states during the War. The indictment charge d the men with securing the elimination of All competitive bidding the country a construction program involving hundreds of millions Ltd dollars. Among the defendants looted beneficiaries for Trif t awards and contracts the lode Trent mentions George a. Fuller c it Thompson Starret co., Stone a Webster Cleveland constr Eti a to. Fred i. Ley amp co. Among the 50 or More Spoor Ort acts enu incited tile a Anent is one stating that Washington armistice Day Novi a her la. To is and up to july 1010. The defendants Quot recommended contractors for and Proem the United states to be obligate for extensive new War and military construction excess of $80,099,-Eon. which amount excess a $11,000,000 was to contractors 1 it cd by said conspirators Ani Given such work under the Cost plus form of v u r Palm its Micu i nor Oase Romes Here the records of the Athens City water department the Progress of bulldog that has been done a a Lens the past two v a. The time of the great est activity several decades. The records show a cording to Glen to Irene. It efficient clerk of the Quot a Are depart pm it that there were 93 permits issued to tap the Waler Mains of Tho City and the year just closing . A Brand total of 207. Every m u service line Means a new water meter and the City is now about half red. Scores of old lines Are also being meter-1 1. And All this new work is clone out of the general Revenue fund without hooding the City further. A great nations Europe Cou entries regard u debts France May have come Down from her hit horse. Rankers support new debt plan. Views of America also held by England and others. By Geouge Holmes Washington Doc. 30. Development of a joint British a Mer lean policy German reparations aimed at compelling France to get by International news service Secretary of state Hughes proposal for International commission of financiers to study the european economic and reparations problems and fix a definite sum of German indemnity was favourably received today most of the european countries. Fiance was exception. The French p Ess took a most hostile View of the situation. British foreign office officials refused to comment but Many influential British newspapers commented favourably upon the proposal. Berlin there was a feeling that Germany would get More favourable action under the american proposal than she would without american participation. Italian officials at Rome said they were inclined to favor the proposal so Long As America insisted upon Germany meeting All her treaty obligations. the United states there is a mixed feeling of favor and hostility. The great banking systems and Large Industrial interests favor the proposal the ground that business the United states will improve quicker with the fulfil goes plan will come before the Allied premiers. Will decide amount needed. Germany seeking to make two great Loans thru Bankers. Sao my. For the Mav Viars Washington. Dec. 30. A Quot the metropolitan Center of the knifed states Wilt be drier this new yet Iris eve than Ever this was Tim new years greeting to the nation tonight from the Federal prohibition enforcement Bureau. A plans have been completed to make tills new year the most arid history. Every prohibition agent has received order to Quot ills toes Quot rather than it Home warming them. I it divisional directors have been instructed to Call Back such agents leave us Are necessary White the Mobile enforcement Force Lias been distributed among Tho larger cities. A a a a a a a a a a a sheriff and prosecutor remembered by the bar members. Both will take up new duties. Down from the High horse she has to pea to problems settled j been Riding Europe for Throe. A press bitter denunciation of scheme to bring peace. Predict speedy decision also. Years is believed inevitable within the next fortnight by a growing number of senators and administration officials. I while Tho delicacy and tenseness of the present situation pre vents Public expression of views lit. Can nevertheless be stated authoritatively that the foregoing represents the consensus of offi Jacial opinion tonight the Wake i of the american governments pro Josal that a commission of inter National experts be allowed to retitle the reparations controversy. Thus far. France has not Only resisted every Effort to revise the rutty Luther a. Huston i. A staff correspondent London dec. 20.�?it can be authoritatively stated tonight that the american proposal for International Corn Mission of financiers to fix the amount of German indent nity. Will be discussed by the Allied premiers when they As the next ii Bartels has been Given Federal court Post by Daugherty. Sheriff Parker Ami prosecuting attorney Bartels were very much surprised saturday morning when they were hailed before judge Wor Kiel Tim Athena county common pleas court to face charges pre-1 feared by the members of the Athens county bar association. The prosecutor came of his own Voli Ilion but it was necessary to Send for the sheriff who was engaged lit moving and who had to appear a court Clad overalls. M lie judge and the members of jibe bar were shocked when Tho a sheriff made Bis appearance court such raiment. Judge worst Al i gave Tho frightened officer a v soluble Paris next tuesday. Mondays session will be lecture making a late appear i Eveland dec. 30.�?heading citizens lie put the policy Quot sign up Quot to rat and die afterwards i into effect last night when Adolph if you want to is the new years a. entered his store and sudden policy of the populace of Shelby. Jim became ii ution is delicate for great Britain Low of the reaction great Britain to til Hughes suggestion was a Vorobi so far As could be judged from the press comment. The present Situ but Brief and informal one. American and British Bankers and officials feet that Germany can not pay and keep her economic head weeks recess. Will not wait for a Mer j above water. Now France is up u. threatening to invade the Luh Lea to Advance murther plans. Ohio near Here toward a1, Wor him Poison rum resets fresh a a Vart t a a Fin Lul will then take Paratinos program which both Fhi ptts of urn shrine of Bacchus a Nind. ,?0 a a Mission headed by Stanley Bald it was adopted after some Holiday or the dotted line thai win Chancellor of the exchequer. Rum intended to add zest to the him to sign to United no Mal rum i i inn it t or drink its upon the High seas bound for new year merriment turned out to to did not a r or huh Ane. T lit air it car a i Lviv Rind t l of Lilu Washington to o Tho fund be poisonous and claimed the life Hootch of any kind til inc big f , to. Tim i m of one Man. Blinded two others and with this signed statement no of he i Bish debt to Tho i input the manufacturer and retailer tucked safely ins pocket Julian it Ltd so the town Bastile. Brief it then Means Quot take no chances a Accord sick. january la seizing five sixths of Germany a remaining Coal sup Tovo which Secretary of nows by Frank e. Mason i. N. S. Staff correspondent Paris Doc. 30.�?french papers today vigorously denounced Suc from a Ueli the proposal of Secretary of state Charles e. Hughes that International committee of proposal of Secretary of state Charles Hughes that International com ply. State Hughes described his new i Ink to Phillip Julian proprietor of the big store and one of the town s Haven speech As follows a no can foretell the extent of the serious consequences which might enrol Ankers German reparations Are now fixed at approximately $30,000,000 too. American economists and financiers among them j. P. Morgan. B. M. Baruch and Normal administered first Aid to the British newspapers expressed Ela-1 alter it was determined Tia tation Over the fact that. Tho United Kern had attack of indigestion j states is evidently preparing to of recovered. Largo her participation euro1 a 1 a a Pean affairs but they pointed out Nee court and then sentenced i him to Wear for Tho rest of hts life the Beautiful masonic watch Charm that Tho members of Tho i county had bad Given to him As to i Token of their High esteem. The presentation was made saturday morning View of the fact that sheriff Parker s term of office end routine matters will be at Midnight sunday. Prosecutor Bartels was then cared for at opening sessions. I by c. La. Haddox. S. Staff correspondent Davis believe this sum should to eminent Bankers be a Are juiced by 59 per cent and is Golf a o a cd to fix the amount of Rozpara ican it by enough it is reported from Bons that Germany can and mustij0ndon that Premier Boner Law Ray is taking with him to Paris oui if the press Speaks for the gov Atuf Day a recommendation to this i eminent the american plan is re affect jct i Advance by Franco. J u is virtually certain that great a Secretary Hughes plan can not Jar i to Italy Belguim and got a even be considered by France a a Many herself would a show lid the iou Maie de Bat s. Quot it is Harding pardons eight a Swob Bliest providing they depart hence. Washington dec., 30.�?prison doors at fort Leavenworth a a a a a a a a a no paper monday 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 hauled front of judge worsted who presented him with a Fin Gold watch also a gift of the bar association. Tho prosecutor a complimented his service to the Shaibi county and regret was expressed col a bum <>., dec. 30.�? til by judge worsted that the Young common with nil other business houses and manufacturers the messenger office will be closed All Day monday january i account of the National Holiday by w year s Day. 44444444444 m a phone Diihr tories ill be Ott to i sea a tile new 1923 Athens county no Ishito to submit the renarationsid0wn support a american aug-1 wlm a 8wing outward tomorrow for Leif iphone directories Are now off Issue to banker for a settlement Zell members or the i. W. A con then.8� and will be ready for Dos it is a political question demanding the attention of Quot Germany is not paying j considered doubtful that France or Biden Harding today Nolc experts to Ide to re Pora Al Ted along with a a big Bill Hay i Tributino tuesday morning a Kroup of International ban Bons question. This would i a a Wood the famous wholesale es-1,>r it Jon. S of the Athens county f we i p Morgan Artel France alone opposed and it i Plong. Trials Chicago 1919. I Homo Telephone office announced Jas 8pok<.8jmin Washington. Ai president Harding today com saturday afternoon. The new orca by san existence Bhat there is still much to a imm. about the so called Hughe a it Accord with a mandate of the state lawyer was leaving this county. It plan. It is obvious that Secretary Constitution the Seth general a iwas then made Public that Bartels Hughes timed his speech so it humbly of Ohio will Convene to woos s term also expires sunday at i would come upon the eve of the. Mantl Midnight has been appointed As 1 Allied conference Paris. It c 8, flt to Quot to nth a hou8p 1 Sostant u. S. District attorney Lightens the Allied Powers As to the Herp at 10 a Mon new years Ohio by attorney general Harry kind of solution most acceptable i m m. Daugherty ithe United states. Mondays session is expected to. Goes to Columbus i the Crux of the american pro sons list of presentation of erodes this appointment has Boon postal is this How much Niem Bers. Administration known official circles and is Germany Able to pay with the onto of a Firo a legislator Bimpong barters friends for some question answered the next Issue organization of the Senate and Alme. He was appointed last aug shut arises is How will Germany i Quot Hou Quot Why rat Funk caucus Soler is. A circumstance which led him compelled to pay the Hughes �?Tj0�?�"�?T a a a mention by members of to withdraw from the primary race plan that any Doe 1 or pm Ferencek for membership i for re nomination As prosecuting Sions reach d As to the deficit Blanding committees and . That he has not taken up amount of indemnity shall be Bat is jul of it of a i nor Davis final by gis miss new duties has been due to factory to Berlin. I t fact that d. Q. Morrow of lieutenant governor ear i Hillsboro appointed to. S. District Green will pre a attorney has been delayed to amp a Thero Are indications that the american suggestion originated Semi �1 maintain her opposition to muted their sentences to expire at directory contains full and rom de states commented the Fem. I the Point of morn isolation the since condition they leave theople ,. Tamu to . . Jones stated ideation. Country within 60 Days never to of Sid ones Tho county served Chi. Ial Temps. A it is so unjust that Secretary Hughes with his jurists conscience cannot consider it final. Why then should to propose it doubtless he was forced to do so by citation considerations. Quot there can be no arbitration of the reparations Issue. Reparations was s tiled by the treaty of Tersine it is not the International i custom of nations to abandon i treaty rights by submitting issues to arbitration by arbitrators representing private issues. America would not consent to abandoning rid of violent War a or lean rights under such Condi Lions. Exd is nearing drench officials believe that the Dublin dec., 39.�?Ireland Ireland May shortly be fare. I return. If they do come Back. The it ire liable to be clapped into jail again to serve our terms varying from five to Twenty years. The presidents action today leaves 52 of the a Swob Bliest still Leavenworth and the joint amnesty committee which has been seeking their release announced tonight that unremitting Cam Paigh for their liberation would be continued. The eight men pardoned today Are All foreigners none of them have any families America most of them Are British subjects. By the local Telephone company. Bloom Bowling Side Over die Senate and repro Ling Over die Columbus office. It is v ii Rativo ii. If. Griswold Beauga now rumoured that Morrow will re county will be speaker and pre Jan Jug appointment the first of aiding officer die House. Kona i year and that his successor Juan emotional committee of bankers1�?T n , ii. already been selected. County will to Republican or a formed for Tho purpose of study Jority Floora run o no Tho g. Ronan loan situation bul uni i a a res. Nta Dve Robert c powered to discuss Jiunn of 0l, county it will be a. Jorty floor Ico Ider the House. Minority floor leaders the ,. J Senate and House will be senator ports ill Tho air As to the amount u f Garv it it Holmes Roun j of indemnity the allies will pro ii is , pose for Germany to pay. Then it is not Dean Ltd nor inter Allied debits. As the Date of the Baris Confer once draws near. Conflicting re-1 representative ii. H. Atkinson co. Lumbus respectively. Joseph sums Range All Tho Way from. Cross Columbus will i 8. Bryant. Is pair arrested West loaded with paper Money. 500,000,000 to $1 2,590,000,000. France will insist that Germany Liny tile full share allotted to ii takes office soon Bartels expects to have his appoint rent take effect within a few Days. The Athens Law firm of Wood Bartels will dissolve of new year s Day but Bartels will re turn to Athens from time to Tinia to finish cases that to and attorney Berry Wood have common. Bartels retires from the partnership after two years association clerk and colonel e s. Bryant. Wood coun a with or Wood to sergeant at arms the Senate sheriff Park it it a to a nay the full share allotted Towe Captain John . Maynard a Quot y m a i Rance under the treaty unless urn it 1�?~ f r. Afre<1 m / m0vlk has 0��pjo1d Good. To his . Neb debts Are Cut Down. A a . Lawrence county will Servo i Quot it m 6 to i St May take Ria Enge i similar capacity the House. I u the 8?,f Lel Chancellor of Tho exchequer a it it j it Baldwin will ret Ive instructions at Tho Dos. mondays sgt a y ceding the prison r through the British embassy at bion. Tho legislators Ara exported to the or Ileff tev James Washington to drive Tho hardest recess until the inauguration sheriff Larker he bargain possible with Hie United j january 9, of governor elect. Vie Tomea chef of pm Lee states debt funding pointing Donahy i Fin will a settled one Way or entering Tho Newyl ear with Bright nth r next week. It was declared prospects of peace after years of that if the premiers conference strife. Secret peace negotiations fails. France will godhead with her have been Progress since j burs plan to impose additional penalties Day and while the Progress has upon Germany without waiting for not been revealed it is understood United states to make another that there will be a decision monday. Officers of the Irish Republican army Are reported to have sent letters to William t. Cosgrave. President of the bail Eireann and Eamonn de Alera chief of the Republican movement recommending immediate cessation of hostilities to negotiate formal truce Between the t re t mom toward settlement of the indemnity problem through intern. Ional tribunal of finance. Mav years Ireland Ork. Ireland dis1. 30.�?two i it state troops Wen killed Toda it ambush attack by irregulars at Castle Gregory. A train Tiki ind Ian j Early conference for Waterford was stopped by or a regulars the passengers compelled states and irregulars. To alight and the train then set afire. L a and started. A Quot 151 a a a hits it again Washington Dee. 59. Secretary of War weeks be Liege the american people should do More work and 11 is talking. He said to night when asked for a word of new ear s advice to the country Quot Well my advice to the american people is to quit to i King and go to work to said. 44444444444 Denyer Colo. Dec. 39 Martin 20, and Mary Yard 21 the Lily mail tonight Quot held for Ntatsos &Quot"1,1 i Jln pointing Dor Iahey which Day other stat a j g a out that any american attempt to officials elected last month will investigation Quot. Impose harsh to it rms upon the Brit-1 be sworn into office. According to chief of police wll Ash is certain to react disastrously during the recess Progress will hams the arrest is expected to upon american Trade. interest be made determining the per. Lead to the capture of several no it upon the British debt is not. Re sonnet of the Senate and House Dorlous bandits believed to Haw due d or tier is not a reduction standing committees. I it involved the robbery tie of american tariffs then Britain is a a a a. . Kanj is City Stock Yards when $96, ready to retaliate with til Coop j while claiming t hat $2,000,000,0091 too was procured and also the oration and assistance of the by ii already has been paid leaving but a $200,090 theft from a Federal re ish dominions. $8,000,000,000 More and that shei Ira. Serve Bank truck front of tie s from Berlin said that a have a three year Rnoratori-1 Ute a Denver mint. Martin and the courier would leave sunday forum order to Abl payment of nrook1 lot of Athens. Succeeding chief Jake Cady who becomes Deputy sheriff of Athens county. Whole family is dead from deadly Gas fumes new York Doc. 30.�?four per son a a father Mother Arni two children Are reported dead to fumes their a a a a a a 4 Cleveland. O., dec. 30.-�? Only Foi Ling is one of Surprise indignation. I done to know a they re talking about a said i dict la. Crowell assistant seen it of War under Newton d. Bak it International news service Tom discussing his indictment for legend War frauds Wash this afternoon. "8o far As tin o or men named with me the dict ont Are concerned the men of the highest integrity. A tile charges that i profited Pally through any contract it completed during the time i i Hie government they Are w and absolutely sgt 8o fur a charge regard to Cantono being built by selected Contr h this was True. Men were taken cause it. Was thought they be a Lvi the service the govern quire and had the Organ Zati Rush Tlam to completion. Was no time for Rompet Tiv Ding. A were St War and to meant lives and perhaps Jett a Hoss whose memories go i Smi soviet to Obi its Oil lands a --41 London. Dec. a let Russia has decided to de nationalize the russian Oil Fields so they can Boex a plotted by private capital a it was reported a Dis Patch from Riga tonight. A this is one of thre a Porta it events affecting Tho a Oil interests of the world a coming at the beginning of Tho new year. The decision a of Russia to abolish be de nationalizing of the Mas a i wit Petroleum Fields was Tho most important of the 4 Throe. A soviet representatives a abroad Are reported to 4 have been authorized to re a open negotiations with a form r owners of russian 4 cil Concession they Are 4 brine it d to resume 4 operations tinder Guann 4 tees of soviet Protection. 4 4 4 do a Quot Yard woman were arrested As j Baris conveying Germany s new they were. Boarding a Santa separations proposals. Germany train bound for san Francisco. wants permission to raise two expensive fur coat found the Loans one Domestic and the other \8hi and o dec 39 _ less hilarity jazz but no Gin laugh Bottom of their trunk was Dis foreign. She offers to mortgage Tho a has line w with six busses to Tor w without liquor. This is the covered shoot $10 and $2 Bills National wealth to furnish Collat Lio Perate schedule will program pin i for a v 9 literal. It is believed that Germany. Established Between Ashland new years eve by acting i Hibi Tion director c. This amount. Be and Mansfield. A go new Youk dec. 30.�?hootch pro Yellowley. W Ould make new rules to Stop endless talk. Reduced Sale at Sullivan a. I 2-28-3. I will contend that she cannot pay More than $10,099,000,099, mean the it Clatl Are a Brank Carrozza his wife Mary and their children Joseph l a and Muriel 6. They were found lying their Beds their apartment. High wages make Prosperity Ford declares new years statement to sit ret now Cincinnati of. Dec a marriage License was issued Here today to miss Katherine e. Alston Jot Hamilton and or. Henry wheat Fly link of Athens. Both Are Well known Ohio University student at Washington dec., leaders planned a conference tonight to Start the new year by changing the Senate rules so As to impose Quot reasonable limitations upon debate and choke off full bus Terig tactics which they charged. Were being used by certain Sona ath a Quot Fin 1 Tiu a marriage her tors to tie up the administrations t0 Fly Quot a intended to by a secret legislative program and fore a u is understood. Mrs. Link is special session of the new sixty-nifc0 of Tho late Prpa tent Alston eighth Congress the Spring. I fills of Ohio University and Lead a Nator Jones Republican of Pinon the University girls at Washington chairman of the sen Athens. Ate Commerce committee Chargi a. the Long delayed ship subsidy 4444444444444 Bill announced he would press hts Resolution providing for the appointment of a bipartisan Senate committee to revise the rules gov it Ming debate. Shot by a urn vict Atlanta. A. Dec. 30. A. It 111 Nhy Ford but Only fools would wait till then year and loss of tills Quot Turkey for of Tho country not from look. Industry has month Amhi it arts Tmasz Sist Iii los of ibis do but from life. Flies things thai will written i specially for Hij w,.n if Winier and the Outlook that hts years Many not National nows is inv or Ibl it. Rii arc arc film Braiu. 1 it the Hooks. I Ltd to Yotti Ira can cop right. 1922, by i. V 8. Jot course. Employers who Are not of Quot a pcs a lord of the Boss and a la l dem ending what they read Detroit Mich. Dec 30.�?the til to employers Are one bind get us loner of Hie a Vornn ii. The and hear let them get into farts new year opens with a full slate Ranee. Ile Bai get to i t rid of people Don t want to Bear this for themselves. Put the Money sys i Quot Tenty or big jobs that were the old attitude of Quot my Good Man. They usually want statistical infer tem examination. Put politics Williams a prominent business bungled Iii should to to tin Hen s a shilling for you Quot and pay Mal Ion Well there will a Shady and ties pm Ted Iii 1923 there i Coal. For wage the highest wages. I Bai Dei Rea a hic nine of figure thing Limiter example. With More Coal sight is what makes Prosperity. People til we begin to increase the x Aine of year of hard. latent thinking night by a a Gro &Quot-1 a than Etc before actual suffering a Bur Only Xxiii what they earn men. Die Prosperity of ltt�?�3 rest anti not Mere listening and then convict exits the land. course when it is not the no let i men who make to the very things hint most pro la May he by 1921 thai some solid Quot b hic people reach a certain degree business but the wage earners pie ignore. Young no ib23 ground Xxiii begin to appear be for and sex cry other Nilal Man Lier. Lins shot and probably 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 44444444 dance dance. For a Good Timo attend the big carnival de new monday note at la thorns la Avallon Glouster. Websters music. 12-28-t3 j 4 4 4 4 4 # 4 4 4 4 4 Erin it make 1w23 fatally Injurer a a 4 4 4�luilcriug, something iian Cuaz me need inure wages during the ought to study Ihu Money system Neath the hallows Rey mis Bouto Here to stated Wooton. A tuesday. January to 9 j9 Froni Montgomery. Ala., p. . Work fellow Craft at . J Sam ral Days ago and Grce. I Quot Horn the authorities Cave Walter p. Porter w. Ii. Been lot was j am he a. Palmer sen. To

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