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TH1 DIMOORATIO BAKHIE,
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Greece Nomes Delegates To London
Peace Conference
Also Signs The Armistice Every Reason To Believe The
Peace Conference Will lie Hurried Through With
And That The War Will No Longer Be A Menace To
Europe's Tranquillity-Bulgaria Bemandlng Exten
sion Of Frontier
London, Doc. 7. Orcoco has named
ker delegates to the London peaco
conference, and there comes word
from Constantinople that she has
signed tho nrmlstlco. Though this
latter roport has not been verified, tho
Crook guns scorned to havo been si
lenced, and with the end of tho fight
log on the Aegean Islands tho curtain
tt finally dropped on tho war In the
Balkans.
Thoro now seems to bo every ron
ton to hcllevo that tho peace negotia
tions here will bo hurried through
with and that tho Ilalknn troublo will
no longer bo a menace, to Europe's
icseo. Sorvla, It Is thought, has come
!own a llttlo from her high horso nnd
Is willing to submit her claims to tho
rowers.
Tho negotiations will bogln next,
Friday nnd will bo supplemented by
tho ambassadorial conferenco pro
Voscd by Hlr Kdwnrd Oroy.
A dispatch from Soda sayB that It
Is learned that llulgnrln will doinimd
that her frontier shall extend from
Mldla on tho Black sua on tho north
AS CLIMAX TO PROBE
YOUTH GETS A PAROLE
Lancnstor, O., Doc. 7. John Ilrown,
IS, of Columbus, who lay near death
for several days In tho hospital at tho
Hoy's Induntrlal school, as tho result
cf an attack of pneumonia, contracted,
H Is alleged, by exposure after, tortur
ous treatment In the correctional cot
tu at tho Institution, Is looking for
Vard to 10 days honco, when tho doc
SAVES ONE;
KILLS ANOTHER
Cincinnati, O., Deo. 7. Itahnrt
Coepko, n wealthy merchant of this
city, was taking un unidentified man
kn had found unconscious and dying
from Injuries sustained In an accident
to n hospital, when his machine
struck James Goodnight of Nowport,
y a workman, Instantly killing him.
COLLUSION IS
BY A
Cleveland, O., Dec. 7. Kdward W.
Ifarshman, Salem (O.) grocer, lost his
1X5,000 alienation of nffoctlons suit
against John F. McDonald of this
cttjr, McDonald, Is a grocery sales
man. Harshman charged that bo won
Mrs. Harshman's affection on fro
4uent visits to Harshman's store,
Mhero sbo served as cashier and
fcuyer.
Harshman nlso has suits pending
gainst sevoral other salesmen charg
ing a similar offense, On tho witness
land In this suit ho admitted having
forced one man whom ho found with
Mrs. Harshman to pny him G,000 at
the point of n revolver.
Mrs. McDonald testified that tho
charge Harshman mudn wan true.
This led Attorney J, J. Sullivan, rep
resenting McDonald, to chargo in an
tsapasslonrd argument to tho jury
tint Harshman and his wife were In
WAR
through Scutari and Tchorlu to the
Gulf of Sanos In tho south.
Tho Austrian government Is looking
forward with confidence to tho end of
the peaco negotiations In tho belief
that her demands will be satisfied.
Out peaco must bo made quickly, for
the commercial losses causod by the
prolonged crisis nro making tho whole
pcopla dally more discontented, and
dolay would cnuso fresh troublo.
Not a 8ulcldo Pact.
Marlon, O., Doc. 7. After holding
nutopstcs on tbo bodies of Mrs. Wil
liam McNamara, 35, and Harry House
worth, 18, Coroner William H. Hlnklln
reversed his earlier opinion that both
had died as a result of a doublo sui
cide pact, and declared that Mrs. Mc
Namara killed horsolf through re
tiiorso ovor tho death of young Houso
vorth from alcoholism.
Japan's New Premier.
Tokyo, Doc. 7. Lieutenant General
Count Terauchl, Japanese governor
general of Korea, was appointed pre
mier of Japan in succession to Mar
tills SnlonJI, according to tho Asahl.
tor says ho may lcavo tho confines of
tho reform farm, probably forovor.
Tho lnd was paroled by tho order
cf tho stato hoard of administration.
Tho parolo came us a climax to tho
Investigation by tho board of tho al
leged brutal whipping of young Drown
nnd Indignities in tho correctional cot
tage, as charged by Inmates.
BIG FIRE
AT DAYTON
Dayton, O., Dec. 7. Plro cnusod
30,000 Ions In a four-story .mnnufnc
luring building owned by W. K. nuv
Ingor. Tho structure wns occupied
Jointly by tho Doty Manufacturing
tompany, Wagnor Printing compnny,
I'nyton Macaroni company and Mor
nr & Smith, pattern makers.
ALLEGED
SALEM GROCER
collusion to got monoy from men.
In his charge Judge Vlukory In
structed tho Jury to tnko tho collusion
charge Into consideration.
SUN YAT SEN'S MISSION
Here to Raits Funds For Construction
of Railway System In China.
San Francisco, Deo. 7. The Chi
nese steamer to nrrlvn next Monday
will bring Dr. Sun Yat Sen, tho cre
ator of the now Chtnn, who comes
hero to rulso one-third of 1000,000,000
fund for the construction of an elab
orate system of railroads In China.
Ono-thlrd of tho sum will be fur
rlshod by tho Chinese government
and another third will bo subscribed
In China. Dr. Sun, in whoso hands
the foreign negotiations have been
placed entirely, will try to raise an
other 1200,000 In America and Ruropo.
COLONEL GOETHALS, PANAMA CANAL
CHIEF, WHO WAS MADE A GENERAL AS
REWARD FOR HIS EFFICIENT WORk
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Washington, Dec. 7 For his splen
did work In building the Panama canal
Colonel Qeorge W. Goethals, chairman
of the Isthmus canal commission, was
yesterday advanced to a full general
ship In the army, with title and rank
corresponding to that in the navy now
held by Admiral Qeorge Dewey. The
promotion, which was made by Presi
dent Taft and does not subject him to
retirement for any cause. Prominent
among men who favored conferring
this honer was Representative James
SUGGEST NEW PLAN
FOR TAX ASSESSMENT
Columbus, O., Doc. 7. Change In
tho proHont system of tax assessment,
as embodied In tho Kdwnrds bill,
which failed to pass the loglsluturo
Iwo years ago, was recommended at
the clnsu of tho annual session of tho
Chin AHHoclatlon of County Auditors'
meetliu: nt tho Hotel Hnrtmnu. The
proposed rhnngo would alio! lull tho
ofllco of pei-Honnl property nssossord
nnd, Instead, provide deputy county
tax commissions which would havo
chargo of tho assessment for taxation
of both real and personal property.
RECEPTION FOR MRS.
CLEVELAND
South Orange, N. J., Dec. 7 Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas J. Proston, paronts of
l'lof. Thomas A. Proston, Jr., of Wells
College, who Is to marry Mrs. drover
Cleveland, gave a reception for Mrs.
Cleveland nt their resldonco hero this
nftoruoon. A number of guests from
out of fown attended tho function.
Mr. John DoVoo wont to Columbus
Saturday morning to attend tho stato
couforouco of tho members of tho
Hull Mooso party.
Mrs. Wlllard llakor or Danville vis
ited In Mt. Vernon Saturday.
Mrs. Mabel French went to Col urn
bus Saturday morning to spend the
day.
Messrs. 1.. Q. Howo nnd D. D. Howe
of Mnrtlnsburg were' visitors in tho
city Friday.
LOST Uotwoen SplUer'H barn und
n. & O. crossing on Granville trond n
haiidBntchel containing money and ro
colpts. IMonso roturn to this ollleo.
Ilqwnrd. 0
Mr, J, li. Fltts ot Tampa, Flu., is to
address u mooting nt tho Socialists'
hondquartors tonight.
Mrs, 1a U. Houck nnd son, Dan, wont
to Columbus Saturday morning to
spend tho day,
Mr, Waltor Knglohurdt went to
Urlnk Ilnvon Saturday morning to at
tend tho funoral of his undo, Mr,
George Englohnrdt,
R. Mann of Illinois, minority leader
of the house, who, with a party of oth
er congressmen, recently made an In
spection of the canal zone. Mr. Mann
was enthusiastic, almost extravagant,
In his praise of the canal chairman.
He declares that the wery least re
ward that can be bestowed Is that of
general for life In the army. This hon
or of enjoying the rank of full general
has fallen to only four other men In
the history of the American army
Washington, Grant, 8herman and
8herldan.
Thu county, Instead of tho township,
would bccnmi) tho unit of taxation,
nnd tho quadrennial assessment ot
real estate would bo n thing of the
past.
Gabbl, the Dancer, Here.
Now Yoik, Dec, 7 Klolsn Oabbl.
Iho Argentina Tango dancer, arrived
fiom Iluimos Ayrcs. With Mile. Onbbl
camo nn Argentlno Indian, Josa Dtiiul
cl, nnd they will dance tho 12 separate
vnrlotlfs of the Tango in the Zlcgfold
Tollies "
LAYMAN'8 CONFERENCE
AT DALLA8
Dallas, Texas, Doo. 7 Kverythlng Is
In roudlnoss for tho convention of tho
I-aymon's Missionary Movomont,
which is to bo hold In this city during
tho coming yoek. Tho proceedings
will bo opened tomorrow nftornoon
with simultaneous mass meotlngs for
mon and women, J. Campboll Whlto
and Col. Elijah Malford bolng tho chief
speakers. Other woll known mission
aries nnd rollglous workers who will
bo board during the woek Include A.
M. Hydo of Wichita, Kos., Dr. It. L.
Urood, secrotnry of tho Congregational
Homo Mission society; Dr. C. C. Colo
man, secretary for foreign missions of
tho Southorn Baptist convention, and
Dr. It. T. Bryan, presldont of the Bap
tist Theological Seminary at Shanghai,
China.
Mr. Hay Orlmwood of Akron is vis
iting with friends In Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Hugh Shndrlck, residing west
or Hrnndon, Is sorlouuly HI with pnoti
monia. CASTOR I A
For InXaau and Children.
IN Kind Yw Him Always Bought
gwrtttm of C&&Z7&&&J
HASE DEFIES
THE CONFERENCE
6e Wearing Toga, He Says,
When Opponents Are Dead
Governors Oppose Mob Rule
The Conference On Record -Against Lynch Law, Ool)
Four Negative Voles. Being Cast-Ambassador Her
rick's Farm Loan Idea Favored By The
- Convention.
Richmond, Vn., Dec. 7. The gov
ernors' conference broke Into a storm
of personal remarks and defiant utter
ances just before adjournment, when
Governor Kmmet O'Neal of Alabama
offered resolutions putting the confer
ence on rocord against lynch law nnd
mob rule. Governor O'Neal, declar
ing that ho represented a Btate with
a large negro vote, prefaced his reso
lutions with the remark thut a cer
tain member of the conference had
made remarks which had gone forth
to the world which were of a nature
defiant of law and order and repug
nant to law-abiding citizens, nnd tho
"conference Hhould, without delay, re
pudiate thorn as contrary to tlio views
of the conferenco."
Governor Gilchrist of Florida sec
onded tho resolution offered by Gov
ernor O'Neal.
Governor Mnnn of Vlrglnln offered
thlB as a surstltuto for tho O'Neal
resolution: "HesoTvcd, that It Is the
sentiment of the conference of gover
nors In session nt Blchmond, Va., that
tho wholo power of tho several states
should bo used whenever necessary to
protect persons nccuscd of crime of
every kind against the violence of
mobs, and to provldo for speedy, or
dorly and impartial trials by courts of
rompotent jurisdiction, to tho end
thut tho laws for the protection of
lifo nnd property be duly "enforced
nnd respected by tho people"
Fourteen of tho governors voted for
tho resolution and four against. Tho
fcur that voted against It were: Don
nghoy, Arkansas; Baldwin, Connecti
cut; Hawley, Idaho; Kltchln, North
Carolina. Thcso four governors liked
the sentiment of the resolution, but
thought It interfered with the privi
leges ot tho members of tho confer
enco expressing their views, In other
wordB, n restraint of "personal privi
leges." c
When a motion was made by Gover
nor Baldwin of Connecticut, seconded
by Governor Hndloy of Missouri, that
tho substitute resolution of Governor
Mnnn bo laid on tbo table, thoro came
cries of "no" from various sections
of tho auditorium, while Governor
Colo L. Hlonso of South Carolina,
against whoso utterances tho resolu
tion wns directed, nroso ond, ptirnlo-
WITH THE BOXER8
Johnny Dundco has boon offered $1,
200 to moot Goorgo Ktrkwood In Now
York Dec. 10.
Champion Wlllto Rltchlo's real
namo is Goary Stoffon. Ho Is of Gor
man descent and Is 21 yoars old.
Boxing promoters in Paris aro find
lug It a hard job to sign a scrapper
to meet Bill Papke.
A majority of tho fight fans nro of
the opinion that Ad Wolgost novor
will bo ablo to rognlu tho llghtwolght
championship.
Frit Holland, tho clovor Spokane
middleweight, Is having moro trouble
with his hands, forcing him to remain
tdle for some tlmo.
For tho socond tlmo Willie Ritchie's
manager, Billy Nolan, has producod a
lightweight champion. Nolan was
HOLIDAY
At-
Military Brushes Cigar Cases Parisian Ivory Sets Toilet Waters
Tiw eling Cases Bill Books Manicure Sets . Ebony Toilet Sets
Shaving Sets Pass Cases Hand Mirrors Pulman Aprons
Shaving Mirrors Safety Razors Infant Sets. Sponge Bags
Resolution Adopted Puttloi
laced with anger and between gritted
teeth, yelled: "Pass tho resolutions!
Pass them! Whut,do I care? For
whon tho povrrnors who vote In favor
of the resolutions will have gono Into
rolltlenl oblivion, I will bo wearing
the senatorial toga, representing the
people of South Carolina In the high
est council of this great nation."
Farm Loans Indorsed.
Former Governor Herrlck addressed
the annual conferenco on the question
ci farm loans, explaining the plan for
the extension of credit to farmers on
rb favorable terms as other classes
of people secure them, which he has
been advocating for some time.
Tho proposition that Ambassador
Herrlck Is urging is faBt gaining pop
ularity throughout tho country.
Tho only logical and practical
method for u farmer to pay or! a loan
Is by amortization, thnt Is, by small
partial payments regularly made.
That Is the dominating principle ot
nil loan systems of European nations.
The average length of loans there Is
"0 years and they may run for 75
years.
Mr. Herrlck's proposition was in
dorsed. ASKS FOR
NEW TRIAL
Columbus, O., Doc. 7. Twelve
grounds why Senator George K. Co
tone of Dayton, convicted ot accept
ing a bribe while a member of the
legislature to Influence his official ac
tion, 'should be granted a now trial,
were urged by his counsel. The ma
jority of tho grounds nro statutory.
No date has been set for argument on
the motion for a now trial.
Advic.
"I would like to get some plants to
put In thy kitchen to give It an esthetic
touch. What would you recommend?"
"From the looks of tbo kitchen,
madam, I would advise some scrubby
plant "Baltimore American.
formerly tho manager of Battling Nc
sou.
ELIGIBLE TO RETIREMENT
Washington, D. C, Dec. 7 Tomo
row Assoclito Justlco Oliver Wonde
Holmes will havo completed a porlo
of ton years' sorvlco on the suprom
bench and will thus become eligible t
retirement In accordance with the lav
Justice Holmes Is the senior mombe
of tbo highest tribunal in point ot age
being In his soventy-second year, but
ho Is still halo and vigorous and not
Ukoly to rotlro for some years to
come. Should ho elect to withdraw
from tho court, however, any time be
fore March 4 noxt, Presldont Taft
would be assured of one more supromo
court appointment
GOODS
LOREY'S DRUG STORE
115 S. Main St.
GREATEST
Of Inland Wafer Boats
Is Launched
Philadelphia, Pn Dec. 7 The Hud
son River lino steamer Washington
Irving, declared to bo the greatest of
Inland water boats ever designed, was
successfully launched today from the
yards of t'uho Now York Shipbuilding
Company In Caindcn. The event was
attended by mnny porsons of distinc
tion. Among tliem several descend
ants of the famous author for whom
the vessel was named and n party of
girls from tbo Washington Irving
High School In New York city. Others
who witnessed the launching were
Miss Helen Gould nnd Samuol Rea,
the president-elect of the Pennsyl
vania railroad. The vessel was christ
ened by Mrs. Eben L. Olcutt, wtfo ot
the president of the Hudson River
line.
The Washington Irving Is regarded
by experts as the finest modern ex-
ample of marine architecture applied
to vessels designed for the navigation
of Inland waters. The plans of the
vessel were drawn after a long series
of experiments conducted by the ar
chitects In the great fresh-water tank
nt the v University ot Michigan. As t
result of these tests tho architects
nnd engineers designed a vessel large
enough to accommodate 7,000 passen
gers and at the same tlmo of a draft
so small as to permit It to pass
through the narrow channels nnd com
paratively, slight depth of the upper
reaches of the Hudson. The steamer
Is 41 G feet in length, tne beam over all
S6 feet and the depth 14 feet. Marine
engineers are especially Interested In
the engine adopted, a three-cylinder
compound Inclined and direct acting,
and capable of developing 6,000 hon
power.
But It Ik the decorative features of.
the steamer thnt traditions havo been
cast aside and others substituted.
The will not need the name of Wash
ington Irving displayed on her sides
to recall to any passenger the work
of the Immortal creator of Rip Van
Winkle and other American classics.
The main saloon in the centre of the
vessel will reflect with historic fidelity
the Athnmbrn of Granada, the archi
tectural treatment and decorations be
ing replicas of those In tho Irving
mansion at Sunnyslde-on-thc-Hudson.
Tho twenty stato rooms are to be
named after tho States forming the
Union In Irving'H time.
IN MEMORY OF GALLAUDET
New York, Dec. 7 A $30,000 par-
ish building for deaf mutes, In connec
nectlon with St. Ann's Church In West
148th Street, was dedicated this after
noon with Interesting exercises. The
building was erected as a memorial
in honor of tho late Rev. Dr. Thomas
Gallaudet, who was rector of St, Ann's
Church when he began bis work
among tho deaf mutes of this city In
1854. He was the son of Dr. Thomas
K. Gallaudet, foundor of the first in
stitution for teaching deaf mutes lnV
America, and a brother of Dr. E. M. Jj
Gallaudet, who founded Gallaudet Col- 1
lege for deaf mutes in Washington,
D. C.
NOTICE OPELECTION
of nmrccTcms of titk knox
COUNTY AOniCULTURAb
SOCIETY.
The members of the Knox Cnuntv Agri
cultural Boclety will meet nt tho office nt
Hie Hccretury in the I, O. O. V. bullillne,
S'diith Mnln Btrcet In thn city of Mount
Vernon, Ohio, Hnturday, December 23, 1912,
(belm; the' last Saturday In December) be
tween tho hours ot 12:20 and 3 o'clock p.
in., Central Rtnnilurtl time, for the pur-
fiose of electing ono director for the fol
uwlntr named tinvnulilpn:
Jncknon. Mlddlcbury, Jefferson,- Liberty,
Monroe-, Morgan und Miller.
SnIU directors to be elected for tho term
of tlireo years. Any person linvlnp pur
chnncd a membership ticket In 1DJ2 Is now
n member of tho society and entitled to
vote nt this election, (anil should vote.)
Any member of tlio Society may placo In
nomination ono or moro persons for the
oltlco nf director of said society (said por
sons to he members of tho society) by pro
Renting tho namu or names ot such per
homh In wrltlns to the secretary on or be-
foro the Thursday preceding the last Sat
urday in uecemocr.
By order of Society.
CIIA8. II. JACKSON, Presldont.
HOWARD C. OATE8, Secretary.
Dated December C, 1913.
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