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Athens Sunday Messenger (Newspaper) - March 25, 1923, Athens, Ohio A g is t of a y a i c 3�?~nnai vol. Xviii no. Too. O0cu0cc the weather tour easing cloudiness with rising temperature sunday followed by rain sunday night or monday. Edicts in Athens Ohio sunday March 25. 1923. ? Ai a trims to Koa tools As a in class mail mane it be cents a copy Babson proposes that Coal operators be forced to How about next Winters Coal Supply -. Jyh senator Kins also repudiates the league of nations. Declares Cox is olt of race. Son in Law of Wilson is tasted As Standard bearer. Compete and protect Public from labor and capital i Tefr by William k. Hutchinson i. N. P. Staff correspondent Washington. Mar. "4 the name of William Gibbs Mcadoo former Cabinet officer Anil son in Law of former president Wilson was tossed into the presidential ring tonight by i. So senator win it. King Democrat of i Tab in a statement predicting his selection As the democratic Standard bearer in 1 024. Senator King declared Mcadoo. Atter winning hic democratic Nom Hon would a sweep the country t 1024�?o for a Victory Over president. Harding. King who issued his forecast As j a reply to the prophecy of attorney general Daugherty that president Harding would be renominated by i the republicans for a second term and re elected. While three is no i unanimity of opinion among democratic leaders Here senator King is known to reflect the views of a Large faction in the party. 1_. An unexpected feature of King s i pc of Flocs statement was a Complete repudiation of the league of nations As an Issue in 1024. King altho one of the leagues most ardent champions in the Long Senate tight declared the league would not be raised by the democrats As a a dominating Cox opt of it King also named the most Likely opponents of Mcadoo for the nomination. He included i , Hills mass., mar. A Roger w. Rabson statistician and business authority has j some Lory decided views on the Coal situation a and he has a Sotu Tion. Ii within another Meek the Coal i famine should be Over. the m ea-1 Titer runs according to the almanac i everyone will be Able to get All the j Coal he needs after april 1st.�?� but is the Coal problem settled 1 Quot decidedly says Roger. W. J Babson the statistician who demands that the Coal problem be solved this Spring when it can be solved and that we do not wait in a Iii next. Minter when it will be too late to do anything but Rush around feverishly to try to got enough Coal to tide us thru the Zero m eat her. A we Are a lot like the Man who had a leak in Ais roof a says or. Babson. Quot when it was t raining it did t need fixing. When it was raining he fix it. As a re suit we have repeated tie ups in tin Spring scare talk by the Coal dealers Iii the summer strikes and in Tho Winter the actual shortage the table appearing else a Here on this Page will give you a picture of tile situation As it is you will note that there Hasni to been to single year in which strikes anti lockouts have not caused loss i in Coal production which meant a higher costs to the consumer. A six such serious tie ups in the last 2. Years arc a plenty Ami it is possible that we May arrive at the solution of the problem by analysing the cause of these several tie ups. In each miners and of orators Hay had what they Thot was a real grievance and real difference. In each Case the government has attempted to Deal with the problem by appointing a commission. A in l$97 Public sympathy was i largely with Tho miners who had i just grievance. As we get Down 1922, however we and the miners becoming quite Able to Tak care of themselves. There is utile Choice Between til miners and operators As to which was the aggressor. Both now have powerful lighting machines and both apparently Are actuated by the sumo motive to get All they can for themselves and to give As titties As they can. Tho third party in argument the great consuming Public has not done so very Well in every single instance on record it has t t Ken most of the boating and has in Kiy at it painted a commission to pack up the quarrel Between the other two Pantos. After being mauled and tiled and robbed by a half dozen operators and a few thousand miners the Hundred Nill-1 lion Consumers have begged con j Gross to appoint a commission j simply because the thing always j bad Linen done and it is assumed j thereof that it must always be done. A i personally do not know much a bout what went on inside the i commission meetings. Ane can Only judge by a it suits anti it is elided that Little or nothing has been accomplished. A in 1 nii7, for instance a Compromise was made Between operator and Miner in september 3rd wages were increased 2a per cent and miners and operators agreed if Ingr delegates St la to meet in january xxx for the a purpose of forming a. Wage scale and making an annual contract Tho strike was very successful from the miners Point of View. A in 190 2 thru Tho mediation of president Roosevelt the strike was settled on october 23, with the undo Anding that questions in Dis # a a a a Puto would be submitted to a con assigned far evil spoke Mission. A ten per cent increase in wages and a reduction of hours were granted to the miners. A in i to the strike was finally settled thru agreement Between i t out inned on Page eleven Gan also pass upon resolutions. Chief in East Ohio is heart of by state president. Harding orders that attorney general go after them. Hoover has the facts in hand. Gamblers arc now robbing american people. Bible Reading in schools debated in forum meet Elk Vela no mar., 24 shall Tim Bible be read in the Public schools of Ohio the question an affirmative answer to which is contained in the Buchanan Bill now i pending in Tho legislature at Columbus was debated before the i City club ii Ere this afternoon by James b. Mcgaw general Secretary of the National Reform association and rabbi Louis Wolsey. One of the leading jewish religious teachers Iii the state. Twenty flak years of of a ii strikes by a. Ii. Atkins i. N. S. Staff correspondent Washington mar., 24.�?rresi Dent Harding has issued a special order to attorney general Laugher to to a go to the Matt with speculators who Are charged with re former for increased sugar governor James m. Cox. Ohio j prices in the baited states. The Standard bearer in 1020, governor Ai Smith of new York former ambassador John w. Davis senator Samuel Ralston of Indiana Henry Ford of Michigan and senator Oscar j. Underwood of Alabama. In sounding the Knell of the league of nations As an Issue of 1 024, senator King predicted this attitude of democratic leaders would prevent lie nomination of i parts of the United states for order will be Brot to the world of broadcasting. I part j the orders have. Been transmitted to Washington and the department of Justice is now investigating sugar i prices under the direction of Assis Tant attorney general Augustus t. I a Seymour with a View to proceed new wave i Les ing against the Market manipulators under the criminal conspiracy i Laws. The department of Justice i swamped with demands from All year no. men total work Btij average no on strike Days lost Days lost per Man i Sot 150.000 i too 131.973 1,878,102 i idol 20,593 733,802f.� i 002 200,152 16,672,217 83 1003 film inc 17,181 1,311,031 28 1001 77.lit i 3,382.830 11 too 37,54 a 706,735 21 1900 372,313 10.201,3 is 52 i oot famine 32,540 462,302 i i 1908 i 15,115 5,4 10,038 >8 i too 25,53 i 731,650 29 1010 218,493 19,250.521 88 iou famine 11.413 983,737 a a t 1012 311,050 12,527,305 to 1013 135,395 �?~3,049.112 101 i 161.720 11,013,667 of 1015 67,190 2,467.131 37 i o i to 170.633 3,3 i 1,586 20 1017 160,240 2,318,309 15 1918 79,395 508,526 6 i of 9 famine 116,436 15,603,567 35 1920 276,811 11,819,660 43 1921 103,301 3,032.101 20 1922 618,530 86,218,090 130 roads get lion s Skare of february tax distribution made by the county the february lax settlement in us us county Bas Bein completed by auditor Fred Gori Well whose office has finished the distribution of taxes for the Best half of 1922 amounting to $ i62.r>of>.>s. this amount the largest portion or $23.fist.91, went to Hie 31 school districts in the county. The stale in the school the University gets the stall s share of the taxes collected on real estate in the two townships. By. Mime. I Oft Hollis. Roads anti Road maintenance get the largest share of Tim county s portion of the distributed taxes. The $ i fir. I 72.7$ received by the $ 2 s. X a i ii. 9 3 Tim county county is distributed a follows i 0 5.-i Reft 2 i Echo $.165,1 22.75 the tis county and villains fur.925.20 the town $7,1,.79 ships $34,210.74 and Ohio uni a 79 by tag varsity $6.$09.32. Lief $94 in sharing in this More than s42.99 it half a. Million Dollar tax distort by maintenance ?.47.371.95 state Aid lion Ohio University is profiting roads. $3 3,7 52.52 Blind Relief from its original land Grant from $473.72 judicial. $4,737.1 9 Moth the fatted states government. As Orsu pension. $1 737.20 and special Athens and Alexander townships Road assessments $1,097.38. Are included Iii the land giant give continued on Page Kloven by it Inton messenger staff correspondent Logan. O., March 24.�?a us Stan ten raise in salaries of sub it Ortet. Officers of the United Mir workers organization of the hoc ing Field was voted at Tho this Days session of their Convent la Here. Tho greater part of Tho Sessle Here Friday was devoted to report of committees on resolutions an Constitution. In Tho resolutions to miners condemned Tho action a members who sought in Tho stat convention to condemn Tho Artic of the District executive Board i signing the new York Gre men Tim convention adopted a result Tion condemning officers for pc fund. $35,523.95 infirmary j riffing men to work on Mil children a Home $1 is $5 5s1.fi3 Boldin 44 sinking fund sections $4,737.20 $47,37 1 records above Are representative altho not Complete. Entirely Are Laid Down. A former governor Cox of Ohio. King also mentioned the possibility of a dark horse a a saying if there was one in the democratic ranks he would be a Man not nov in the Public a old puns fight Fob if Century of existence to end in Battle shortly chief deputies will no t quit. Criminal prosecution of the alleged conspirators called Secretary of Commerce Hoover into conference. Hoover Laid All tile farts he had before the department. Hooyer ii is i Ai hoovers data made it conclusive that the Law of Supply and demand has been thwarted by the speculators. His proof was practically Coin plete that the a sugar gamblers operating both within the United states and in Cuba had so juggled the Market that no possible ground for doubt exists Over the concerted scheme to Rob the american people now and to continue the robbery thru out the Spring and when demand is heaviest fifty big stations will reach the whole country. One Cinderella badly wanted chinese finance must be placed on new footing posse has sworn to him dead or alive. Get Washington. Mar., Neial intervention by the United states and other Powers will Bel i necessary to stabilize China con Glassman l. C. Dyer of Missouri. Who has just returned from the Orient declared tonight in an interview. But even this assistance i Nill it a. No one i., i tx.,/-. C. in _ i Blanding Utah alar. 24. Somewhere in the Rock country will be unsuccessful Dyer said in which leads up into the Elk Moun less China throws off her Yoke of gains tonight an old order was j militarism and reorganizes Lier Fin passing. Old Posey flute Indian Ian pcs and Revenue. Chieftain who thru out his too years of life never had accepted the i ath was natural w Hite Many a domination sorely j Mard Ita. It it. Mardi wounded and attended by Only one grave gave up it Cerci late today Braye was hiding from a relentless in the ease from Wesley township posse sworn to get him dead or in which Lloyd Nice and ids Nelleg alive. Prediction was made Here freely tonight by old settlers who have a Joowon old Posey for 25 years a r since White settlers came first into this country that to ayin not be taken alive. They believe this is old Posey s last fight and perhaps the last clash on the North american continent Between the a Whites and Tho fast Dis appearing race of red men. I Iii last stand if ii is of maw decided to remove the a Tbs from til is Region it will go thug to a close a 25-year conflict net Ween settlers and the Strobe of India no. During that period they have from time to time caused trouble for the Whites and in the last big disturbance of seven years ago it Amis necessary for general Hugh l. Scott old Indian lighter to come Here As mediator. At that time the town or Bluff was under siege for a week la Vav i a Phi v i i d Vii George and Amanda Williams Man and wifi of Glouster fined $ Mio and costs each by magistral i Lei wig when lie found them guilty up of Possi Sang i. Gallons of torn liquor found in til. Cellai of their Home Hae appealed their cases on error to tile Athens county common Picas court. They Are released Ort $1000 Bond each. My main Ari. Ill Al Jip Mir Imi a. Mar., a a soy in tm9, wic wounded today when a 111oil it it a to t drove off hic o Man workers pm. Jolo cd in a foal mine at Lott Hun a amp Mil a Minu Unitt. Led wife Iva Clark Nice. Are held in jail on charges of having filled Hie woman s seven months old daughter. The body was exhumed and an autopsy revealed pneumonia had aroused the death. By Robert p. Thornburgh t. N. S. Staff correspondent j Washington. Mar. 24.�?-wide Extension of the Amateur radio Fields by allocation of new wave i i lengths and regulations to enable at j least 50 High Power stations to j broadcast to every Section of unit of states wire contained in the i report of the National radio Confer once which adjourned tonight. The proposals were submitted to Secretary of Commerce Hoover with the statement the department i summer of Commerce under die present Law has the authority to enforce the recommendation a and thus i bring order in the radio world a the conference was declared to i open a new Era in radio. By opening up of new bands of wave lengths previously reserved for government use and shifting Eor stain ship Waves out of the conventional bands interference with i broadcasting can be relieved a. Cording to members of the Coni a a a i Mission. A previously All broadcasting was concentrated on the wave lengths 360 400 and 4s5 meters a b. Carson commission r of navigation and chairman of die conference said. Now a new Field extending from 222 is to 545 meters can be created for the purpose. Within that Field stations can to assigned individual wave lengths and divided into two classes. Now it is Dom Quot the higher Power class a stations corresponding to the present class b stations can use die wave lengths Between 288 meters and 545 meters while the lower pow. A Iod stations can use the Waves from 1222 to 286. Quot this will enable the i higher Power stations distributed in fifty localities and comprehensively covering Tho United states to be within the reach of every listener. A traits of much to play the when lie stopped window and aim r s. A. Banks of Washington i. Would like vary part of Prince charming with a certain Cinderella. A speeding limousine cinderellas leg came thru a d a kick at tin of tic i s head he got the Slipper and now Jie in fire to get the fair owner. Freak arrives got i la i Len years Cincinnati mar., 2 4 Clay Mershon 20, today was sentenced to serve 15 years in the state reformatory for a payroll robbery. Modern methods used Coop ventures in Ohio. In increase in taxes shown by the state auditor. More than million dollars so secured in Tho county. Coli maps of a March 24.�? every resident of Athens county has a debt of $21.47 hanging Over Liis or her head because of Bonds issued by the taxing districts in this county in 1910, thl3 debt amounted to Only $13.38. This is indicated in a Compila-1 Tion by staf it auditor Joseph t Tracy who shows that the bonded indebtedness of taxing districts in this county has grown from $639.-715 in 1910 to $1,097,758 in 192 2. Inasmuch As this county a population today is computed by census experts to lie not More than 5 1,123, Ops Means that each in Hab Itta proportionate share of the total indebtedness amounts to $21.-47, lie great increase in the bonded legislature to Complete labors in the coming week. Gas tax Bill is to be Defeated. Nit Fht sessions will be or dered at the last. Columbus mar. 24 looking toward a. Recess starting about Tho first of april state legislators Are expect d to dispose of practically All the big measures by the end of next week. In the Senate completion of he probe into the alleged bribery reports in connection with the mar shall it i 11, reducing the liability get of i hotel proprietors in cases of losses by theft sustained by guests and i passage of die is v million i Dollar appropriation Hill and the Tuff Albaugh and Robison tax measures Are scheduled. In the House die Brown gasoline tax Bill is a special order for tuesday afternoon when Anotia r Effort Xvi i tie made to pass ii after Cut lit die proposed tax to one rent j from two cents per gallon. Indications Are however that the Biti will again be Defeated. Many House members including majority Leader Dunn expressed doubt As to the ability of tile House to pass any sort of a gasoline tax Bill j it is generally believed that even i if tile Dill passed tin a i a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a t is r miss fax Lor Hoad eff Eli Quot the legislature bad belter pass the gasoline a Bill or some Oiler Bill which will raise Road Money by some Oiler Means limn direct declared county com lids loner Andrew mural key saturday of i big is not done we shall Wake up one of these Days without any Road system. The county commissioners ran not go in debt for Hie maintenance tit roads. The big traffic Iii ranks and automobiles wears out Hie roads faster than they ran lie built with Hie menus now available of we Are going to roof Lime to have roads the user must pay for i Upkeep Coli eluded or. Al ii Ridley. A a a a a a a a a a a switches and Wash House at no. F luring the strike and ordered s i investigation calling such tact i disloyal and disgraceful. Instead a selecting Athens As the location it office rooms for subdistrict heat quarters to was decided to subset tide Tim words Quot some Central pole the examination by state of Mil officials was favored As was rec Ltd fica i Ion of Tim state mining Law payment for soapstone in the n ,8 seam of the Federal Valley go to the next scale convention. Ste to notify men die Day before r Gard ing work were approved. Was voted to arrange a Nie Etli with Railroad companies and o orators As soon As possible at every local can be represented if so chooses. Ledvinka Speaks president Ledvinka of caste Ohio in his address opposed the i Call d Quot american plan of employ intent a and favored Tho old age pm i Aion Law. Eastern Ohio he Sal was making an Effort to America. Size foreigners. President Lawhe i spoke of the assigned car evil a i in id it could Only be solved natio ally. Ile announced that March a meeting would be. Held to sign contract with the Southern of Coal Exchange including the Pitt j Burgh a oui co. Before adjournment the Del Gates stood in silence honouring to memory of die workers who a passed beyond in the last year. To report of the committee on const a Mutton was heard in part at the f a Day afternoon session. T t a a a a a a i �T�1 a i a a a a a a a a a Sarah Bernhardt at death s door Paris mar., 24. The historic career of mine. Sarah Bernhardt. The worlds most famous actress appeared tonight to be nearing its final curtain. Mine. Bernhardt is critically Iii and after a Consulta i Tion of live doctors it was Learned that caffeine was being injected to keep in r heart working. Labor to object Chicago women prefer autos to rearing babies. London March 24 admitting that British policy is in ing dictated by fear of Frances growing Mil itary Power and despite the popular demand that the British air fore a in expanded to meet. Those of France British labor will oppose any Effort to increase any Branch a a a a a a a a ill in Hohn i Iii lib inn s i Mon a Bakli Sion w. \ a., mar. Nic rican a in ii Allier to s Union Iii offering to to operate with Hie state gov it Rumour in in investigation of conditions Iii Logan county was More concerned in a providing a Channel for their propaganda Quot than Iii Tho punishment of those involved Iii Hie alleged assault on Baston de who offered the Iii of his Home to the Union speakers on their recon visit to Logan. Rover hoi Morgan thus informed the Union in a letter addressed tonight to Harry i. I Ord. Its chairman replying to one received from the Union a few Days ago. The offer of co operation was arc pc Tull it declined a a a n of British armaments it was de legislature i flared tonight by George Lansbury governor Donahey would veto it. Member of parliament and Veteran night sessions Are probable next labor Leader. Week. According to the plans of i a. A Rny Lovrity leaders the legislature expelled by French will recess for two weeks during v ii in ii time governor Donahey Berlin March 24. Lord May Wood sign or veto Tho Hills pass or Zimmerman of Ruer juts been Quot Quot re it Quot a to Quot a a a Quot a French. According of Quot motor Quot my inbred ill Slyt Vav about his signature. Then Tim a i -.-.iw.,i v.-,. I-v., i legislature will return and Effort Nav be made to pass Bills Over Clit do. Chicago mar. 24.�?amreico women love confections cosmetic movies cigarettes and motor Cai More than they do babies if Al men obtained Here today St the american Home Bureau mean an tiling at All. The first nine months of 191 showed a loss of 322,932 babies i contrasted with 1921 the hares announced. A continuance of the rate of decline for ten years woul tiring on a National catastrophe Ai cording to the statistics. The Home Bureau said $10,000 too too a year formerly Given t Home building had been sacrifice to pleasures. The Sale of washing machine the organization revealed fell o nearly a third while the Purchla to advices received hero tonight. Missing Friest Haefling off House Cincinnati. . March 24.-what is said to be the first 1b stance to Cincinnati of an allege raffle involving a House a a prize is engaging the attention c police and municipal judge Samut w. Bell. Auditing department Bureau federation Mason based his experience in direr a Lionet. Hie lion faced Mot than 8&Quot farm c was one of the Large collection of about 60 Ohio count human freaks who arrived in new past do Mont a York from g Litany to join Anteri 3&Quot Grain elevators Eun circuses. Lionel is thy highest la Estek Coop Rel r tried Freak la. Iii Tuy he Federal officers holding hearings for Chicago trial. Be in i Ork. Mar., Quot i. The to rat of a series of to a rings was started Here today by Tho government against the railway employees department of Tho american federation of labor and other Union organizations for the purpose of gathering evidence for us w in ii the matter of a Lieut injunction comes up on 2. \ temporary injunction granted last september by go courts. M. Dickinson and or or of Chicago special attorney general Dau conducting the hearings Efonise is represented Millholland of Toledo Iowa town faces disaster unless Jam is broken. Was found this evening i j ii Iii Vav ii Evjy in am. Is Iii i Usu tile Rev. John a. Grunt air 2$. Pastor of the sacred heart Church at Virden Iii. Suddenly disappeared and searching parties have failed to locate him. His automobile Lias cd in bombing for an attempt i to v 7 p. I cent of die country a been found abandoned in St. Louis break up the ice Jam nearly i a Laid it aaa Ai a a xxx of cd. _ foul maw la suave await. Milos iou Sioux City. La., mar. 24.�?th big ice Gorge near Sioux City to night still was holding and the flood menace was increasing hour a. In or 500 families have abandon of their Homes in the. Sioux Cit 1 Bot Toms and 200 9 farms within 5p-rr.ile radius Are threatened wife inundation. A telegraphic Appeal was sen sent late this afternoon to the a department in Washington request tag a loan of an army aviator sell

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