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CANTON, OHIO, THURSDAY IftORNlNG', "MARCH 24, 1910.
VOL 77, NO. 22.
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Forty-nine Secret Indict
ments Against Six
Motion For New Trial
In .ihe Qase of
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.;
Columbus, O., March SO. late today
, the Franklin grand jury that has been
.investigating state house graft under
the direction of the attorney general's
(flW returned forty-nine secret in
.. niiontsasainst ?lx persons. Seven
former employes of the Ruggles-Gale
company of this city are ordered ar
rested and held under bond as wit
nesses. Following the indictments returned
this afternoon by the grand jury war
rants arc out late today for the ar
rest of John T. Gale, president of the
Ruggles-Gale company; John. McCaf
ferty, former county clerk; G. L. Rug
Sles, former president of the Ruggles
Gale company; John D. Paine and
Harry King, former salesmen for the
company. All are charged with graft
ing. George Wood is already under
MOTION FOR NEW TRIAL.
Attorney C. J. Mattern, for Maris
Blater, lata today filed motions for a
Jiew trial and to arrest judgment The
- 'motions will he heard by Judge Dillon
at the jiext term of court, which be
gins April 18. The motion for a new
Iriai specifies sixteen cases of error.
The motion for the arrest of judg
ment recites that the charges in the
Indictment on which Slater was tried
And found guilty do not constitute an
WOODS BILL WILL PASS.
On a test vote this afternoon tne
opposition to the Woods public util-
hill seeking to amend it muster-
Bd only seventeen votes while sixty-j
lour voted against tne amenumenu
Indications are the bill will pass eas
!ht wm BElEFir
Major R- H. Hendershot. the crack
Srummer. and his son, J. C. Hender
shot, fifer, were the hit of the evening
at the eaiertainment given by the Jr.
O. TJ. A. M. at the Auditorium Wed
nesday evening, for the benefit of the
National Orphans' home of the order
located at Tiffin.
The program opened with a selec
tion by the Shelley quartet, followed
by selections by the major and his
son. F. T. lackey, the comedian, was
ther'e with his jokes and kept the au
trience of about 100 persons in con
tinuous laughter. Charles Tinkler
rendered a piano solo. A feature of
the evening was the imitation of a
"battle by R. H. Hendershot, using the
Horace Greely drum.
Many members of the local G. A. R
were present and by the rapt atten
tion they paid, and their expression,
the drummer seemed to carry them
Tiack to the battlefield.
COLUMBUS CHI M TD
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.
Columbus. O.. March SO. The execu
tive board of the newly organized
union amonir tho employes of the Co
lumbus street railway company will
today formulate demands on tne com
lianv for increased wages and the re
instatement of men discharged for ac
tivity in. organizing the union.
The rejection of the demands by
the company is practically certain to
result in a tie-up of the entire local
More than five hundred conductors
End mctormen were in session from
midnight until dajbreak this morn
ing, perfecting plans' to enforce their
.Representatives of other Columbus
unions addressed them, assuring them
of support in the event of a strike.
New York, March 30. At today's
Eessiun in the United States circuit
court of the trial of Clifford W. Hart
ridge's suit against Mrs. Mary C.
Thaw to recover fees for professional
Fcrvices. Militant M. K. Olcott, testi
fied about the bill submitted by his
firm for legal services for $50,000 in
pounscl fees and $5137.01 for oisbursc-
When asked if this bill had been
paid Judge Olcott said that $25,080.88
of it had and that the rest was due.
Later Mr. Olcott intimated that
while he had a legal claim to the rest
of his firm's hill the claim would not
"be pressed because he felt he was well
paid for the time he had spent in the
Have your accounts collected by the
Acme Adjustment Co. Phone Stark
C-570. Room 6, McKinley block.
See Welsh Concert Program in this
Pittsburg Miners Will
OFFICIALS OU GROUND
SPECIAL. TO THIS NEWS.
Pittiburg, March 30. Vnuounce-
ment was made here this evening that
a strike of the coal diggers of the
Pittsburg district- may be averted
when the scale expiied at midnight
tomoirow and' the miners will likely
continue work under a jscale "calling
for a five cent iucrease'pehdlng a set
tlement of local differences, chief
among J hem being the. Introduction of
new explosives. v
President Francis Feehan and other
officials and members of the district
executive board arrived from Cincin
nati this morning. President Feelian
immediately on reaching the district
office got into communication with the
officials of the coal companies in this
After all have been communicated
with a conference will be arranged to
sign contracts calling for an increase
of five cents a ton. A special meeting
of the district executive board had
been called for tomonow, the time of
the meeting however, depends on the
time set for the conference.
Joseph Richardson Angered at
Garnishee, Proceedings, At
tacks J. F. McGrath.
(Staff Special 1
Alliance, O., March 30. The gro
cery store of J. Frank McGrath, 118
TJolnoc nvoniio wnc iho rprir nf a
shooting atfair shortly before noon
Wednesday, when Joseph Richarason,
a watchman employed by the Penn
sylvania company, entered the place
and nreu point aianic at mt. Jicurain
with p. sVint?iin. McGrath saw the
man in time to dodge .behind the coun
ter and tlie cnarge or snot situck
a cmrmiiMni' salpc abOVf ihp Store
proprietor's head. By a quick move
ment, McGrath was aoie to maKe a
getaway through a rear door before
the assailant was able to fire a sec
ond shot. F
Policeman Walter Sanor was hur
ried t6 'the sceneYof . the jshoqtingini
Fife CHleT Autigstra-iautomqwief.anu;
arrested Richardson. The gun, a
brand new one and several cartridges
When questioned as 'to why he had
fired at McGrath, Richardsfon told
the officials, "I couldn't help it."
When asked. "Did you want to kill
McGrath the reply was. "You are
d d right I did and I will kill him
vet if it takes twenty years to do
Ut." Continuing he said, "The only
suit of clothes I have is on my back
and my wife and two children are
nearly naked and for this d d man
tn tniro mv mniMv from me and make
me pay 8 I will never stand for it.
I will kill him. I will kill Mm. i am
not drunk. I have not had a drink
and I am not crazy."
The affair is said to Tiave been the
outcome of Mr. McGrath attaching
Richardson's wages for a grocery bill
of $4.03, which he had been unable
to collect after several attempts. The
costs in tha case were about $4. The
opinion here is that Richardson,
brooding over the matter, was so an
gered as to become demented. He
has always been considered a peace
able citizen. His age is about forty
years, and he has resided on West
Former Mayor of Cleveland
Calls on Manager of London
BY CABLE TO THE NEWS.
London, March 30. Tom L. Johnson,
former mayor of Cleveland, who ar
rived at Fish Guard on the Mauro
tania yesterday is at the home of
friends "in Regent's Park. He is vis
iting Europe with the hope of im
proving his health.
Mr. Johnson said he had intended
to put up at the Carlton, where mail
awaited him but decided to accept the
invitation of his friends.
This afternoon Mr. Johnson called
on Albert H. Stanley, general man
ager of the Underground Electric Rail
ways company of London. He appear
ed quite well and said that his health
had tK'cn considerably impnned. The
former mayor said that he was stop
ping in Regent's Park but did not
make known the exact address. He
"I have been ill but am much bet
Teaches Women to Sew
It is never too late to learn. The
Salvation Army emphasizes this in
many ways, hut just now it addresses
this axiom to women who aie unable
Mrs. Dimberliue, wife of the adjutant,
will start a sewing school the evening
cf April 11. Women of all ages are
invited to attend and be taught how
to cut out garments, baste them and
sew. The lessons will be free of
charge and will he continued indefin
itely. Sale of seats for the Sembrich con
cart opens tomorrow morning, Fri
day, at ihe J. B. Rose Co., Jewelers.
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President Taft and sixty-five members of his class at Yale 1878 "fHllilltlr
as the; s.ioea-ed at the annual dinner reid at the University club, in iWJPaT i fe, ''''MiM3M
New York. The public is never to know what hao.nened at this gather- 0ai' JtilaSi
ing of tho m?n who went with the president to New Haven in "874 as imFmL, -Zl 2 ., ITj3tZlTl'''' 1 1JL - , '.. '." " . .'. !j
freshmen. Everybody was barred out and It was whispered during the PK4SiaglSW x&Mffi&j&:';- vL. i.y 3
evening several times wher. "oars of laughter came from the banquet jKfawre&8p ' I
hall, thai a number of old college skits, gags, pranks, reminiscences had WmSmtMMImSr- '" -' ' J " I
caused no end of ticklement, especially to the president, who loves a I HHwMta'lmHfc 5i3&&L!'';r
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The Evening Times, a wide awake independent paper,
will make its first appearance this afternoon on the streets of
Canton and will, no doubt, meet with a hearty public recep
tion, because it will be a paper for all the people.
The Evening Times will not replace the Canton Morn
ing News, but will make it possible for the News-Democrat
Publishing company to carry into the homes of Canton read
ers the news continuously during the twenty-four hours of
every day in the week, except Sunday.
The Morning News will have its own independent wire
or telegraph service, arid its individual staff, which will con
tinue to handle the news of the night, after The Evening
Times has srone to press. And The Evenine Times will have
its own staff of writers "and
service, the United Press.
The Morning NewssXv!lL
organ of Stark county and "will
Democracy when it is right. It
esunsi man now anu win t-uiiium many new ieatures irom .t
time to. time.
No Danger of Strike But May
Be Trouble In Arranging
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.
Cleveland, March 30. Ohio miners
and operators will have more dilh
culty in arriving at sub-district agree
ments than those of the other slates,
according to general belief today. It
was the Ohio miners at the conven
tion who refused a wage increase pf
rive per cent offered by the 'operators
and stcod resolutely for & ten per cent
Yet m'the face of this, a general
tieup in the Ohio coal fields is not
anticipated by C. E. Maurer of the
Glens Run Coal company, representa
tive of the Ohio operators on the
llocjr of the convention.
"District mining officials are ready
to sign the new scale of prices pro
iding for a 5.53 per cent increase in
wages," he said. "The scale will go
into eftVct Apiil 1. There will be no
strike in Ohio, but mines may be shut
down for two or three days."
Probably never before in labor
troubles have emploes and establish
ments directly concerned faced a
threatened strike with greater assump
tion ot confidence. Operators, dealers,
manufacturers and railroads claim to
have to much coal on hand that a
complete shut-down for thirty days
would scarcely be felt
SGALE REPORTED fflEO
BY BIG BOIL COMPANY
It was reported by mining officials
at Wheeling Wednesday evening that
the Lorain Coal and Dock company of
eastern Ohio, which employes 2000
miners, had signed the United Miners'
wage scale and would confer Thurs
day with delegates to the Canton con
vention for the settlement 6f mine
Lee Rankin, secretary-treasurer, of
Wheeling, who is registered at the St
Edwards hotel, refused to discuss the
matter Wednesday night "I will not
make a statement. If the report is au
thentic it will be decided at the con
vention in the morning."
Mr. Rankin spent most of last even
ing talking over the long distance tel
ephone with mining officials m other
Had Letters From Crowned Heads.
New York, March HO. The trial of
Noah E. Barnes, mining promoter, for
grand larcenv, held before Supreme
Court Justice Goff and a jury was en
livened again today by letters pur
porting to have passed between the
crown prince of Germany Count Fer
dinand Von Hochberg and the count's
Select your seats for the Sembrich
concert Friday morning, at J. B. Rose
nftr at rf
editors' and its own telegraph
continue to be the Democratic.
always espouse the cause of"
will be made even more-inter-?""1
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.
New York, March 30. The man
with the red necktie, the unscrupu
lous specialist the eaves-dropping
clerk of a financial institution or
brokerage house and the laundryman
w&rc put out of business by the gov
ernors of the New York Stock Ex
Unexpectedly, but emphatically and
drastically thev put into effect
amendments to the rules more im
portant and salutary than have be
fore been adopted at anv one time
since the constitution of the ex
change was adopted in 1817.
These new rules, together with oth
ers previously adopted, carry out the
recommendations made by the com
missidn appointed -vy Governor
Hughes a rear ago with a solitary
exception. The commission recom
mended that very high margins be
exacted on all accounts. That rec
ommendation has not been formally
enacted in the Stock Exchange by
laws or rules for the reason that the
commission suggested a minimum of
20 per cent for a margined account
was considered unfair to pur-
L.0.TI HAS BANQUET
Invincible Hive, No. 235, Ladies of
the Maccabees, celebrated the
twelfth anniversary of its foundation
by a banquet and literary and musi
cal program at McCurdy hall, Wed
nesday night About 200 members
and friends sat down to the dinner
at 0 o'clock. Among the guests were
the officers of Canton and Monitor
Hives. The table was tastefully dec
orated with white, red and plnlc car
nations. After the dinner an open meeting
was held at which many friends of
the lodge were present.
The address of the evening was
made by Mrs. Emma 3. Aids of Ely
ria, great commander of Ohio and
vice uresident of the Ohio Women's
A novel feature of the entertain
ment was a drill by twenty-four lit-
ftle girls, the Junior Guards of the
Hive. They were dressed in the
colors of the order, black, red and
white, and sang a marching song.
Music was furnished for the even
ing by Kamc's orchestra.
B. & O. Takes Chicago Terminal.
Ealtimore, March 30. The Balti
more and Ohio railroad will take
over the operation of the Chicago
Terminal company on the first of
April, when it will .become the Balti
more and Ohio. Chicago Terminal
company, with Daniel Willard," presi
dent, and F. C. Bachelder, vice pres
ident and general manager.
YOUNGSTOWN The body found in
:he Mahoning river Sunday has been
identified as that of Theodoie Her
lance, sixtj, formerly a Salvation
. Miss Jenny Parry, Harpist, First
U. B. Church tonight;' admission 3j5
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Miss Molly ,fone Reed, assisted by '
theetiior orchestra of the First Chris-,
tian church gave a benefit conc in
tne main auditorium or me cf
Wednesday evening that attested
about iOOO persbns. Miss Reed is a
rorUr V A-rnpntinnal ahilitv and is a
member of the John Everly Concert
nnmnPTiv Sho is a Canton sirl and
comDanv. sne is a canton gin ana
called forth applause by her efforts.
The .orchestra under the directfon of
William E. Strassner also made a hit
TheLyceUm quartet was not able to
apgearon account of the sickness ol
onfi !of the members.
Roosevelte Sail For Naples.
Alexandrfa. March 30. Former
president Roosevelt, Mrs. Roose
'vej?" Kermit and :Miss Ethel, sailed
'fo!J;Naples this afternoon on the
ktemy Prinz Heinrich.
Firsfc,lL B. Church Tonight, Welsh
Carry Out Recommen
dations of Hughes
chasers with high credit and abun
dant "resources that this .be made a
rule. A man of great wealth who
telegraphed an order from out of
town would, for instance, be stopped
But the governors a year ago com
plied with the spirit of this recom
mendation by passing the word
around that all accounts must be
amply protected and that under no
circumstances must a firm do busi
ness in advance of its resources. This
unwritten rule has been enforced on
several occasions since that time.
Twice violations of it have been visi
ted with expulsion.
"The exchange," said the Hughes
commission, "now has a rule forbid
ding any member to deal or carry
an account for clerk or employe cf
anv other member. Tnls rule should
he extended so as to prevent dealing
Claims Were Not Properly
Signed By State Printing
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS
Cciumbus, O., March 30. Mark Sla
ter's fight for liberty in the higher
courts of the state is to he based on
the fact that three former state of
ficials, comprising the state piinting
commission, failed tc endoite anj of
the vouchers issued by the printing
department during Slater's adminis
tration. This course was outlined by Slater s
attorneys after a jury in the Franklin
county criminal court had found him
guilty on one count of the indict
ment charging him with certifying to
a false voucher.
During the trial Attorney C. J. Mat
tern, counsel for Slater, got into the
iecord3, through cross-examination,
that Wade H. Ellis, former attorney
general, Walter Guilbert, former au
ditor, and L. C Laylin, former secre
tary of state, at no time complied
with the law requiring them, as a
printing commission to examine and
ce-tify all vouchers -tssued by the
Subscribers of The Stark County
Telephone company wishing any
change in name or listing in the new
directoiy will please make a written
report of same and send to the Gen.
office 317 W. Tuscarawas St., at
once' Copy now being prepared. No
changes made after April 1. 2J-31.
Onion Club Easter Dance.
t Bast's Hall, Tiuiisdaj night
Music by Enierbon's Orchestra. Piize
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SLATER II FIGHT
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Governors of Mew York Stock Ex
change adop-t new oiles in accordance-
with recommendations of the
Sixteen mere graft indictments at
Pittsburg, inciuainq ur. waiters,
i fading man ir. Mayor Magee's cabi-
Six more graft indictments at Col-
Rumbus; seven arrests ordered.
Coal miners of Pit.sourg district
remain at worK penning stiemeni.
United Steel Corporation to volun
tarily advance wages.
G. Wash. Aldrige, of Rochester, N.
Y., threatens to run for congress.
BalMnger said to be slated for judge
of United States suprame court.
Ed. Fay, arrested for Richmond
postoffice "robbery, said to be "king
of postoffice robbers." ,
Tom Johnson, in London, says his
health is improving.
If you wish to iencourage your En
deavor Societies, do so bv attending
Theiraiconcert tonights First TJ.,B.
for account of any clerlj or subordin
ate employe of any bank, trust com
pany, insurance company or other
moneyed corporation or .banker."
The first of the new rules adopts
this recommendation and is followed
by another rule designed to make it
incumbent upon every broker to en
force. The rule reads as follows:
"That the taking or carrying of
a speculative account, or the making
of a speculative transaction, in which
a clerk of the exchange or of a mem
ber of the exchange or or a bank,
trust company, banker or insurance-
company is directly or indirectly in
terested, unless the written consent
of the employer has been first ob
tained shall be deemed an act detri
mental to the interest and welfare
of the exchange.
"That every member of the ex
change be required to use due dili
gence to learn the essential facts re
lating to every account accepted by
himself or his clerks or representa
tives and also relating to the use of
a name for the account other than
that of the party himself."
AT CONDUCTORS' BALL
One hundred and twenty-five cou
lles, most of whom were in costume,
atterded the masquerade ball given by
the Order of Railway Conductors at
Houser hall Wednesday night. The
affair was a decided success, financial
ly and in every other way.
The costumes displayed considerable
ingenuity. During the first part of
the dance the hall was a scene of
wild confusion, as most of the dancers
weie masked and almost unrecogniz
able. At 10-30 the order. for unmasking
was given and the prizes for the best
costumes awaided. The prize winners
were Miss Kathryn Whelan, first la
ies prize, a jaidinier und stand; Mrs
Cora Arnold, second ladies' i.rize, a
cut glass dish; Clyde Shilling, first
men's prize, an umbrella, and Harri
son Appel, second men's prize, a box
of cigars. The judges were three
members of Norwood's orchestra,
v.hich furnished the music. They are,
George Moody, George Mansfield and
The committee in charge of the af
fair was P. A. Lambert, .chairman,
E. W. Smith, M. Arnold, P. Swallen,
J Dailey and W. J. Porter.
"Martyrs cf the Arena" will he sung
by request tonight. Welsh Choir,
First U. B. Curch.
To Fill Allds's Vacancy.
Albany, N. Y., March 30. Govern
or Hughes lost no time in calling a
special election to fill the vacancy
caused by the resignation of Senator
J. P. Allds.
The Hallelujah Chorus by Welsh
Choir at First U. B. Church tonight,
33 and 50 cents.
Sembrich seat sale opens Friday,
April 1st, at J. B. Rose & Co.'s.
Prof. Baldwin Speaks
on the Federal Incor
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.
New Haven, Conn., March 30.
Prof. Simeon E. Baldwin of the Yale
( law school, professor American con
stitutional and private international
law and ex-chief justice of the Con
necticut supreme court of errors de-
r livered an address tonight before the
New Haven Chamber of Commerce ,
on the project of a federal incorpora
tion law for corporations engaged In
interstate or foreign commerce.
He said in opening that this bill
is understood to have the approval
of President Taft. Prof. Baldwin
spoke in part as follows:
"It is one more advance toward
centralization of political power at
Washington and every step in that
direction is in some degree a menace
to the welfare, of the smaller states,
to the principle of home rule and
to that accountability of men in pow
er to those they govern which is only
eriectu'il when governors and gov
erned deal at short range and in
"This nev scheme of federal in
corporation Is planned fqr great in
terests in sreat states. It contem
plates the creation or manufacturing
agencies with capitals of millions
and Pll thp power that goes with
such massing of money under one
management. Such organizations
would have great opportunity to se
cure the control of whatever trade
they might engage in.
"If one of these great concerns
should want a special favor at
Washington they would find many to
press their cause and to press it as
the cause of tha people."
Police Have Enough Charges
Against Him to Imprison
Him For Life.
SPECIAL. TO THE NEWS.
New York, March 30. Eddie Fay,
alias J. W. Cunningham, and George
Dennis, alias Frank Chester, the two
rfom natSiTif t, 9P.fHTfii n r-a -C'T T Pi t. ' CT m
ill UtUl -UI ?U,UUU cam mo ui.wm.ui.
day. In default of bail next Wednes
day. Indefault of hail they were sent
hack to the Tombs.
Both men made desperate attempts
to escape while being taken from tha
court house to the Tombs.
KING OF POSTOFFICE ROBBERS.
Chicago, March 30. Postoffice In
spector Stuart declares this afternoon
that if the man under arrest in New
York is really Eddie Fay, the "king
of postoffice robbers," and "the trick
iest criminal in the country," has
been captured. The police here de
clare they have enough charges
against Fay to keep him in prison for
the resf of his life.
T THEY CALL
BEER AT WELLSVJLLE
Wellsville, March 30. Patrick Fitz
patrick, who conducted "Pat's Place"
undei the saloon legime in Wellsville,
is facing a charge of violation of the
local option law in the court of Mayor
McKenzie. Fitzpatrick has been con
ducting a soft drink emporium in his
eld saloon stand and for some time
Ihe ofheers have suspected that he was
dealing in something stronger. A
few weeks ago a raid was made on the
place, hut nothing of an incriminating
characlei was found.
Officers Mcllvain and Congrove plac
ed themselves in a point of vantage,
near the Fitzpatrick place, and were
soon rewarded by seeing a man leave
the place with a basket The basket
was confiscated and was found to con
tain a quantity of bottled beer. The
officers took the liquor in charge and
then raided the place.
Fitzpatrick was placed under ar
rest and gave bond for his appearance
before Mayor McKenzie.
Albany, N. Y., March 30. The seis
mograph at the state museum regis
tered an earthquake today beginning
at 12:29 p. m., and lasting until 1:43
p. m. Its greatest intensity was from
1:2 until 1:18 p. m. The origin of
the disturbance was apparently a
great distance away.
St. Louis, March 30. The seismo
graph of the St. Louis university
registered shocks for forty minutes
today. They .began at 1:45:05 o'clock
this morning with a north to south
movement, and three minutes later
the movement was from the east to
Lawrence, Kas., March 3?. The
seismograph at the University of
Kansas registered shocks for about
twenty minutes today, beginning at
Welsh Male Voice Party Frist U.
B. church tonight. See program in to
Don't neqlect to select your scats
for the Sembrich concert tomorrow
morning at J. 3. Rose & Co.'s.
men arrested In New ork lastnjgnt
Sensation Caused By In
dictment of Mayor's
IS DR. E, R. WALTERS
He Is Head of City
Health and Charities
SPECIAL TO THE NEWS.
Pittsburg. March 30. The graft
grand jury this afternoon handed
down sixteen more Indictments
against council, who it alleges, sold
their honor and votes for money. Five
of these today indicted are members
of the present city council.
The sensation of this lot of Indict
ments, however, was the introduc
tion ot the name of Dr. E. R. Wal
ters, now head' of the. department of
heaUh and charities of.Httsburg and
leading man in the caUot of Mayor
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x il giauu juij m iiiuii.(.iije - - ,
ters asserts it has proof that while
he was president of the Pittsburg
councils that he solicited and accept
ed a hribe of 81,000 for his vote in
councils. The .bribery alleged oc
cured in 19,08. The amount alleged
to have been received by the other
fifteen newly indicted men range
fro S250 to S500.
1f. Walters denies that he received
the money. He declares he will not
lesign 1:1b position and he will fight
in the courts.
Invesigatioir of the part played by
the Farmers' Deposit National Bank of
Pittsburg in the bribing of councils,
was continued by the grand, jury to
day. Special detectives visited the
bank and took sixteen clerks, booX-4
keepers, etc., before the grand jury
TO GB8FER HERE TODAY '
Miners and operators ot Ohio sub
district No. 5, will meet in Canton
Thursday and attempt to arrive at &
wage scale settlement, following tha
jilan adopted by the Cincinnati coil-.
vention oi miners "inis suu-ut&u.u
Rankin, se'cretarv and tr-surer off'
the sub-district of the miirs' organ
ization, who- came here Wednesday
Mr. Rankin said there would he no
coal strike in Ohio, but that the min
ers and operators in every sut-dis-trict
will succeed in making agree
ments. All delegates to the convention, will
be tendered a reception Thursday
night by members of local labor un
ions. The reception will take the form o
an open meeting and will be held in
the northeast annex of the Auditor
ium. Lunch and cigars will he served
and an interesting program of music,
recitations and speeches will be pre
sided. All members of organized labor are
urged to attend and enjoy the enter
tainment being prepared.
SCARES VIEW SUICIDE"
GET TIE LAUGH
A premature April fool joke was
pulled off by employe of Schleininger
Delaney's restaurant, East Tuscara
was street, Wednesday. One of them
found an old papier-mache figure bear
ing the name of a popular brand of
cigars, and hung it, with a rope
around its neck, to a stairway in the
rear of the restaurant
Then the fun started. Everv one
who came into ihe restaurant was
subjected to the same treatment
The "waiter began discussing the
man hanging in the back yard with
appropriate words of sympathy. Three
times out of four the "sucker" took
the balr. and wanted to see the grue
some Mcht. He was invited to "help
himself" as the coroner had not yet
Froics were hoaxed in this manner
v policeman among them. Some one'
tipped Coroner March off, but he was
susiiiciuua ami xcLciicu inn .
' i?r AlCWUdie.
GIRL STRIKERS WIN DIIT
II POTTERY TBI
SPECIAL TO THE XEWq
East Liverpool, o., March SOHarr
of 600 girls who hae been on'-?
at about thirty pc tteries in East n
""'.V' J " ""- returned to
work this morning, after winnln-hL
demands- for more pay. ar
The pottery owners were facin
complete shut-down, throwiV a
Dersono out of work, and crnus
large loss of business whrn If a
Undei the new scale gjri3 , .
been receh ing 90 cents a' a
biushera. will oe paid $1.05 a j5Sj
stampers, who had been ' '
will draw $1.25, kiln drawer, ljt
1 nntA tii-. .ante- ...iii . ,sPrevint.,
,j iui .u , Will t,e gj "-
kiln, permitting them 0 1 ,
Tbp girls won their stm
the semblance of an oram lt6
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