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Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette (Newspaper) - April 3, 1921, Fort Wayne, IndianaThe weather Indian sunday and Mon Ciao not much change in temperature. Fort Wayne journal Gazette the people s Wayne and Northern Indiana s leading Home newspaper and want and medium 56 pages today Hij. News of the world sunday morning april 3, 1921. By associated press Price five cents Peb Hsy signalman reject wage Bedd Cid proposal Boad officials present plan galling for Cut of from 15 to 25 per cent managers claim Cost of living is coming Down All .1 efforts to Beach agreement fail present rates called unjust by Assoc Atod Pittsburgh april of the Pennsylvania Railroad company that signal men of the Road accept wage reductions of from 15 to 25 per cent were rejected by representatives of the employees Here late today. Officials of the brotherhood of railway signalman received the company s plan for wage cuts today from the general managers committee which is representing the Railroad at the series of wage conferences Here. The Man agers proposed a Cut of from 12 1-2 to 20 cents an hour and in presenting their Case called attention to what they termed the decline in living costs. The employees representatives held an executive session after the conference with the managers at the termination of which they notified the Eastern College discharged instructor Mur Ders Dean and then commits suicide authorities Robe Case Beckwith believed insane As result of Chagrin Over i losing position 76 i by Tho Chhou Bitch to Cusk. N. A. April Boznu m Berk with educator former United slated army lieutenant California Bank Exi Ulner who Nhot Nurt killed Iii Superior. Dean John h. Wharton at Kyr Acirbo University this mor Nanji before commit us Oldo Lii Nolf probably Niwano n. of clip Gran Over losing his position Here according to state ments made by the authorities and Chancellor 1c Day of Tho Una pc wily tonight. That Bockwith had Middo his been clearly established. The instructor having Lefi letters showing his intention in that respect. At first it was believed that or. Wharton Lizul killed in an unsuccessful turn lit i Pri vont by Wilh h hut this theory Linn now Buji Jildo. Coroner s. I cells Crone. District Tolu a Krill a Yuul , Aro All Uki Lvi in the belief that i company s officials that the proposed wage reduction was not acceptable to the men. The managers then asked if the employees would consider any other proposals for a Cut and the brotherhood officials answered in the negative. Futile Effort to reach some kind of an agreement was made by the executives of the mini when they suggested that allow company to Durt from botel Minnir april 20 Iho amount of reductions ind that in event the ignited labor Board Arul Nat to cuu. The company would refund the amounts Tak in this pro Poidl Whu rejected by brother Oil officials. Confer ence after rep Rone no Tilves of Hoth sides had voted to submit the Ril Hij to the Allro Al labor Board. Thev proposed reduction averaging approximately from if to 2f per cont would affect about men on the system which does not include the Wygnal Huper Vertory forces. The pres ent rate of pay is 85 rent an hour. Signal mall Elnern in charge of interlocking plants with 100 or More interlocked arms our ainu Sec Nal arms would have received a wage Cut of cents. Seventeen an hour was proposed the reduce for main tutors of plants with 50 or More but less than 100 switches continued on 2, column 2. Aro All agreed in the belief that i Harding pardons four sentences of 24 commuted was in his 32nd an instructor at letter in answer to Wharton 3 notification unit Iho University would have in need of services Tho close of c Olla to in june. A Mac bullets found in or. Body Indi Calloni that b Ackwith had outdo sure his Superior dead la fore to turned thu re Volver upon himself. Wharton year and had in Syracuse University since his unt Ioa from that institution Ultcht years Uko. Hoc Knitli had been the Brant of several jokes by Tho College students during the last year. 11 n was strict in discipline and in the matter of time devoted to his class and to had some which made him More or less a victim for students drunks. It is claimed they circulated a petition for his discharge last fall. University authorities had con Vinced themselves that Heck with was a liability rather than an asset and last monday he received his not Ifica continued on Page z. Column 3. Washington. April four pardons and 24 commutations of sentences have been printed by president Harding since his inauguration a month Uko. The majority of the commutations. U was Learned to Day were for prisoners convicted of violations of the prohibition Laws and illicit distilling but no prisoners were pardoned for such offences. William Davis sent to the Hamil ton county prison from the Southern District of Ohio for illicit distilling was the first prisoner whose sen tence was commuted by the presi Dent. Davis had served five months of a six months sentence when recommendations were submitted to president Ilar Dunk that Davis was suffering from tuberculosis ail his life would be endangered by further confinement. J simplicity Marks Bui roughs funeral we spark n. A. April the rustic House that was then Truat of John Liu Broukha for nearly half a Century representatives of tile thousands of nature lovers who admired his outdoor life Anil writ inns. Gathered today at his funeral. The ceremonies were Short of great simplicity and reminiscent of the career which the great naturalist pursued among the Hills and streams and Flowers Ami beside his Rii Kucil Stone Hearth with volumes of Kmer son Whittler and Wadsworth. Scientists and manufacturers of prominence mingled in sorrow with scouts and the children of the neighbourhood. Publishers and horticulturists bowed reverent Heads with a group of religious men from the holy Cross monastery. Among them were Thomas a. Edl Henry Ford and Harvey s. Fire alone who for several years have their vacations outdoors with or Hur Douglis. Next to or. Kullson stood an lined and Gray mired Man John had pedalled ills bicycle from s nil Nylon More than 300 Miles Wiy to witness the epilogue of the treat Natanni list s stay upon the Earth 11 it lie loved so fervently. This Man is Charles c. Branhall. An acquaintance of Tho naturalist since childhood Days. A the funeral service began from a muffled phonograph name the soft violin strains of i i Sui s Kemem the in Oral s prayer was said and then slowly a Reader spoke some lines written by ear w. Williams which or Nur roughs Felt characteristic of his own self. The Forest nods in they rend the wind s my playmate the Waters Lisp the sign of brother Hood and in the thunders voice 1 hem a Tongue which is not wholly strange. The stars lire kindly coun Sellors to me i claim a kinship with the worm that crawls and with the wherein the simple tale of ils dim life is Rev. Franklin d. Elmer. Pastor of the collegiate Lap Tinct Church at col Kate University a Long time Friend led Tho prayers and made a few Marks. When he had finished the voice 1 Lute and violin notes of a Cradle spread Over the room where men women and children were crowded in sorrow. Then the mourn ers filed by Tho Blair for a last look at uie face of or. Luu toughs. There Wero Many Floral offerings hut they Iid not come from the artificial atmosphere of the City hot House. They were wild Flowers gathered from Uio Fields and hillsides. File petitions final entries made yester Day in municipal Pri Mary election lists Are Complete Gates Are closed to inde pendent candidates under Board ruling when the City clerk s office closed last evening at 5 o clock candidates for All positions to be filled at the municipal election to be held next fall had filed their petitions asking that their names to placed on the primary ballots. The City primary will be hold on tuesday May 3. At which time the democratic and re parties will select the can Dales who trill Inazu up thu City ekes of the two old parties nest nil. No Independent candidates can of come out for office according o the ruling of the election Branit a no Independent candidates an of uncut their names in time to have heir names placed on the primary allot. The City election commis owners will meet monday it which inc they will prepare the primary Mots for printing. One of the interesting Devdor Wnenta of the last hours during which prospective candidates hied to Weir Lames was the entry of Carl a. O s a Man into the democratic race for Lio City judges help nomination air. Is one of the prominent members of the Allen county . Jid has offices in the building. The other candidates for thnh nomination at the democratic primary Are John j. A Jones Cleve land a. Sch latter and a Fiedler. Another Lato candidate wan Charles a. I Helpa 32-1 went can Khlon ave nue formerly representative in the Auto i . Lie has been it cd to states by numerous friends to ask for the nomination for mayor and his petition after he been presented a petition to Makr Iho race a lined by 240 citizens. His will interfere Somo with the Republican program which has Boon to nominate George Gallo. And at Tho same time k to town Snook and d. Hums a re poo Tublin showing of at tin primary. Lii edit Niue of or. In the Republican contain will make it difficult to carry our such a pro Nim under the or Ilent voting Laws. Or. Pm Hon candidacy will not be welcomed by in Tho party but i help in very Likely in Cut Mort ice in the result primary than Home of the party anticipate. The race in the for Tho tray oily nomination in con 1 tied to Tho contest William j. 1-Losoy Utu will Lam s. O a Ourlie. Is the Complete list of the petitions with the City saturday evening from which members or the two parties will nominate Thor municipal tickets at tin primary election on May 3rd. Democratic candidates a Jiu soy. William s. O Yourko. City court j. In .tone.---. Cleveland s. Schlatter. A. Knodler and Carl a. City a Lark Adolph c. Hie Horeb Otto w. Kim if. Councilman first Ward Irvin c ton Hel Joseph j. . Or. Councilman second Ward Gerry h. A Slor. Council third k. In. Wald. Councilman fourth Ward Schwartz. Councilman fifth .1. Trautman. Councilman sixth Ward Charles f. Standt. William ii. Hierbaum. Continued on 2. Column 3. Must this pot boil Over again be bitty fought department of Justice to place evidence at disposal of prosecution Foy the Ausbou stud press Atlanta. Ga., april of the department of Justice Whoso investigations into allowed conditions Are hold by Georgia officials to have precipitated the killing of 11 negroes employed by Loti s. Williams Jasper county Plantation owner will place All their o vide Nee at he state s disposal during Tho trial of Williams at Covington beginning next tuesday it was a announced to in i prot. Williams is to to on trial charged with Tho murder of one of Tho negroes in is alleged to have carried into new ton county and had drowned in an Effort to prevent possible testimony him in Federal courts. Thu state s Case was expected to rest largely on a confession attributed to Kloyd Manning negro who for 14 years worked on thu Williams farm and who according to deputies de he killed most of the negroes at Williams orders and later killed another negro who a Deded in Tho earlier killings. I n. W. 11 Nghos in charge of Tho nil Bureau department of Justice said tonight there were peonage conditions on five other farms in Jasper county hut that no peonage Hail Itce ii foil my in new ton county. The Federal grand jury meets hero monday to inquiry into peonage. Williams 54 years Lii. And Tho father of children denial of Tho charges of murder Nurt peonage As Welt is mis treatment of negro labourers. Defi j Nite announcement of com so in the i continued on 2, column 1.j Coal rationing in orders expected to be issued monday limiting use of fuel during strike Civ Tali april serious inlets orc until its yet in the mail Init strike a num to of the Coal minus have Hern left the pump men and Crit incurs to be flu Kilimi. Utu i he men Are Wim to in i uglier to inti res specially in South 1-Vars Are Llinat May be a much and pump men and the if taking All necessary precaution. H is that on monday orders will be issued for the drastic rationing of Coal for liking Pur i uses be if reduced to Huml Reu weekly Ami fac indies and business concerns to fifty per of their Normal consumption. Food supplies ample fur the Jirec Stiitt according1 to the Board of Trade and there is no anxiety on this Roro unless a breakdown in trans port occurs. In Wiir statements were sent out to Ilay Tor publication by the new Chancellor exchequer Hir Kollert Stevenson Home in behalf of Tho Ami by Arthur and Krank for the Miru is. Justifying opposing at i i tildes. Thi miners repro Seii natives a Liisu the government a heedlessly precipitating Tho Eris a by Prenia Iii a. Removal of control Over the Industry. The Chancellor ignores this Point and bases his statement upon i lie impossibility of asking taxpayers shoulder further burdens in order to the Coal Industry. Of submitting1 to intimidation aimed at Wirchik i lie government to agree to such a subsidy. Of. Business Block owned by or. Williams sold yester Day for an important Yueai in c Calhoun real estate was m-ith1 i Blic last night when toe o.oldstim1 Corn Tod Tho Transfer of a piece of property in the l-10 i Mori .1. W and to. A. Williams to Hutner i outliers for approximately . Dlr sirs Lien and David Hutner in rate a nothing and men s t furnish Ings store it c Alloun Street and will remain in their present location having purchased the Williams prop erty As Jin investment solely. Hie property in question is a Story Brick Block l of Elfio located at met Street Una at flit occupied by the uni its shoo company. The Transfer yesterday the second tinn or. Has old this property in tin. Past year. For a Long time the Lia Ihling was t ii property of Beni be arid Hittler. Anil was sold by Rhein to Wil Liams through thu colds inc Agency. Americanism Day is celebrated in Hoosier capital april Amerl Liny wan to sch Niton in Indi i tin polls today wit i a ban to Tho Nacio i a Liik 10.000 persons in which tonight s meeting wuss held held Ymir overflow Tings on the St roots. Tho cult Lyn Tifin planned by the american us to patriotic dem Onsanit fun similar to Tho one. Held in new York recently at Madison Jarden. Well known Newspaperman to write editorials for new publication a Veteran in the City congratulations Are received on Many of the features of the evening press read it press Tho new news paper to to launched monday april 11, rend it Tho Many of hurry m. Well known fort Wayne Newspaperman will big pm cased with Tho announcement that lie has been employed us the editorial writer of Tho City s now afternoon newspaper. The liven nor press which makes its St appearance monday april 11. Or. Williams is the oldest in Point of r vice and Tho Best known a ftps in a Ort me Start d in the business Here Many years ago Iii d hold to c position of ing editor of the Sentinel at the Lime it wus sold. To is also a former editorial writer of Tho journal Clat octto giving up position to go with the Sentinel. Or. Williams newspaper work has Given him n. in has hosts .1 friends in every walk of life. Tho Nanu Lemeut the Kari King Itcea feels very fortunate in in ing Able to Tho of Liis Able writer or t he new Pul Lieal Ion. 1 hundreds of subscriptions to proper ennui tied to porno in All Day yesterday and .1 staff of Many clerks was kept Busy taking rare of continued on Page 2. Column 2. Appointment of coloured Iwan As Treasury official vigorously protested o3v Tho Wass Illington. April cot Grens today received copies of a petition udder a said to mrs. Virginia Whito , chairman of the Wom Imi s Hep Hlibun committee of the i strict of Columbia and signed by White women employed in the of Flea of the registrar of Tho treas Ury opposing appointment of a negro a i Kisu ill. Have been definitely in Tho signers of the petition declared that Tho appointment of a coloured Man As registrar of the treas Ury is being considered. The registrar s of fico is now very Large ind in doing responsible work. Us personnel a onsets of More than Floo clerks mostly sex Sonvico men White women who Are dependent upon their income hero for support a or a negro to Havo jurisdiction Over these clerks would be intolerable. It is True that coloured a fun have served As registrars of the Treasury but out of Tho registrars Only four have been negroes. At no time when this office was under the supervision of l negro did Tho personnel consist More than 19 clerks and Ono Mes the signers of the petition whose Homes As Given included 35 states ii a letter to members of Congress enclosing the petition declared this petition Doea not come from any political faction nor was it instigated by Southern prejudice. Northerners southerners Eastern ers westerners Eman Cruts and re publicans Aliko have set their Signa Tures Craig Sayler placed under arrest last night for liquor violation Craig Sayler 1121 Doligo Avenue was placed i Flor arrest Huit evening at new Haven by sheriff Al Abbott on a charge of operating an illicit still. Sheriff Abbott said that say was placed just alter had completer the Sale of a Quan Tity of his product at new Haven. To had Only a Small Quantity of liquor in his Uoss Eisimi pm confessed Tho officer that he had been manufacturing and disposing of it. After making his confession. Sayler sin Riff Abbott stated took him to his Liotine where to turned Over to him his still. The worm and other portions of the. Apparatus were confiscated the a Horila and Kayler was placed in the Only jail until after supper. Iio was or Leasol during the evening on his own o and on his Promise to appear in police court on monday morning sheriff Abbott stated that the prisoner luts a family continued on Paulc 2, column 2j Resolution expected be Senate series of White House conferences taken to mean that peace by Resolution solons Are determined to push plan Viviani is believed anxious to learn u. S. Stand Harding s attitude unknown by the associated press Washington april proponents of an immediate peace with Germany by congressional Resolution arc understood to be standing firmly by their in Tention to present such a Resolution promptly on the vening of the extra session of Congress a week from monday. Information that members of the Senate favouring a speedy peace by Resolution had not abandoned their previously announced intention was obtained tonight after a notable Day of White House conferences at which the advisability of a congressional declaration of peace together with other questions involved in a peace settlement were understood to have been discussed. Whether the intention of the peace by Resolution senators has been App roved in any degree by president Harding and whether it has the support of Senate republicans generally were mat ters on which no information was obtainable. In this connection it was recalled that some of the More prominent members of the Senate favor ing a peace Resolution have stated definitely that action on mat Tern involving Pivaco Wou lil not be Bucton in conflict with Tho Pic the House today generally Connus Ord in Tho a Earlnor on International probably the most import ant that Harding Hua hold Luce inauguration. He associated pros Washington april advisability of u. Coffre Nional Nuon of Wico with Germany along with various other questions involved in Tho general problem of a peace settlement Emo to Tho front of official discussion hero again today Asil result of a. Notable tin Crosslon of Whito Hourt conferences. Errn Tor Knox of Pennsylvania former of Watato and author of Tho he publican Poco Resolution of Iho last ses Lon of Congress col. Orgo Harvey of new York selected As Ambo ssi Idor to great Britain t. Herrick of Ohio understood to be under consideration continued on Page 2, column 1. Noted scientist arrives Here to assist zionists Ntow York. April z. Several thousand persons feathered on the pier today to Greet professor Albert sin Stein noted German scientist originator of the Ici Stem theory of relativity who landed hero today is a member of a party of Dos Ingi wished lews. The delegation has to this country to enlist the Airport of Oil cements of american jewry for the world zionist Orsahl nation and Appeal for help for a hebrew University to to established n the mount of olives. The scientist Shook hands and cordially greeted the newspapermen. Utas he dial not talk a Klish he ave no interview. Asked about Tho Rinteln theory mrs. Konstein who spoke some find ish said to has told to the Leory a Many times but it is u dim to me pres. Harding resents drive against his Choice for ambassador to England Drys oppose selection murmurs of opposition Only serve to stiffen determination of president by David Washington april 2._prcrtl Dent Harding is proud of Trio Soloc flon of col a Corky us ambassador to Groat Britain. When he authorized Tho Washington correspondents to announce that to would Send Tho nomination to the Fenato soon Quioro was a note of Deblanco in Liia voice against nil who had pre Hii Nind to doubt that Tho editor of Harvey s weekly would to ten tally chosen. Tho president wan to have it known that the drive against that Harvey up Point men t had failed to move him and Frum Tho decisive manner in he spoke it wis evident that have off Mado up mind to appoint col Harvey he Tryloff to Diacou Raspo any Effort to dissuade him Thuro is no doubt about mumur.1 of Opo Sutlon an Wen As till shed stories of a drive against col. Harvey have Only served to Ranii the determination of president Harding to through with the original plan. Those who observed or. Harding ease rep Asi to have Presa record his Chilco of col Voy thought they detected the Lal appointees As Woodrow son used to exhibit whenever one so bold As to augment that possibly the Post held by Albert Sidney Burleson or George Creel ight have been filled by others just Why the selection of col. Harvey to to to Tho court of St. James should to object of cart Citra and produce an undercurrent of protest in Republican circles Ever since his name was first for Tho Post May to somewhat of a mystery to the outsider. Indeed. Thero Boa been Little question raised about Tho brilliancy of col. Harvey s mind and his ready wit. Rather Baa he opposition entered upon col Arvey s alleged attitude toward prohibition which is not especially fusing to the dry element Heisa. It has been pointed out however that Britain is not a continued on Page 2, column 2. White House baby Story a myth hic ago. April a. Hard 14-Carnt fold Story . U brass today. The Dapar Nirali Side promoter who said he was hard intr s second Cousin and is assistant Secretary was jailed at Wuu Keckan and formally charged with an impostor extra ruin Irv and con Man. Tie luxe. President hard intr wired personal y thai us Yousik Man was not hated in Way with me or with the at the Samo time that Alice in wonderland stories told if Tiv erets sister. Tearl. Called the House labelled Inre i tinn. U Hile i Jents were Nuny lard he. Rapt. Thomas 1. Toller Lead of he Bureau Here and Lames Sloane. Opera live from were at empty ii to thu number of Chi who duped by the Nan s Story. In less than u. Nisi us. It be yelped he has fleeced Illinois Liepah Licakis out or the roster of his victims is contains lie names of in Eiilwn is of the. Of which in to . A Verai Coli in so Nairn a Mil Tun club to Fate wet Ator be ill a cd Chi re Mirshed. In Iii his friends he collector of internal Rev Enue find a number of government inspectors and was holding conferences with Tho two Illinois senators regarding further Patr Tiase. Wan also in Gugudi in the promotion of three huge business ventures with tha resident s Sancho told his coterie of Cliet Ine followers. By letting his friends in on these business proposal Iowa secret service a onus said hard info luus obtained thousands of dollars. Two of his investors Are now facing bankruptcy As a result or their i the Harrell not in Miry lives at 4846 Kim Bali ave., it consists of Ephlam 1 Landing. 55 and his wife and two children and i Earl. 13. The father admitted frankly to secret service officials that lie was no re lation to the president and had never in l him. Near inauguration time to said his son who had dabbled in politics for years conceived the idea he waa related to Tho chief Ive. Meanwhile i Earl was Heinz toasted every where As Tho House her i Fluor flashed on Maui ii film m s Tiver a number of Ianul to jurors paid for the Previl f placing Hor likeness on

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