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MT. VERNON, OHIO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 191-No. 7
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FOR SINGLE TAX
,: Stoutly Assailed
stensiWy A lute Rule Bill-Senate Provides Appropria
tion For An Investigation Of Increased Expenditures
If Tie Ohio Militia -Municipal League. Members
Not A Unit h Plus For Changing Taxation System
-Doings Of General AsemWy
Columbus, o., Jan. 23. Senator
Potting's resolution, ostensibly pro
Tiding for home rule In cities on tax
ation matters, but In reality providing
the mearm for single tax, promises to
be a storm center at the present ses
sion of the general assembly.. The
senator, who Is an Akron printer, dis
claimed pishing it as a single-tax
measure, but as a home rule for cities
act. It Involves a constitutional
The senate provided an appropria
tion of $1,000 for an Investigation of
the greatly Increased, jexependlture
of the Ohio inllltla. ' Thesebave-been
Multiplied four times during xthe. )ast
1 years. .
"v Senator Green, majority-floor lead'
crefjtfee upper house, Introduced the
. administration compulsory liability
The senate adopted, by a vote of 20
te 12, the resolution of Senator Cook
of Hamilton county, requesting con
gress to prevent the exportation ot
food products whenever their price
vu beyond the reach ot the average
wage paid In America. ' ,
Representative Percy Tetlow Intro
dweed a bill requiring an eight-hour
day on all public work In Ohio.
New Court of Appeals,
BHla .embodying recommendations
f tke administration as to the organ
- Jcatloa of the iiqw court of appeals,
provided by he Peck constitutional
proposal, were Introduced slmult.V
aeouUy In tb senate by Dr. Lloyd of
' rranklln 'county and in the house by
MrjDuffey of Lucas. The bill pro
vides'that until a chief Justice ot the,
supreme court is elected the present,
chief Justine of the court of appeals
hall assign the Judges if, for any rea
son, (he rnpular Judges of a district
' Senator Hudson of Scioto county
tvaa well pleased when the senate
adopted " bis Joint resolution asking
' 'congress to build dikes and levees for,
'.tie protection ot Ohio river 'cities
Senator FinerrocK or Marion rem-.
introduced tl?e students' voting bill,
'Which Governor Harmon vetoed., l
prohibits students who come into a
4ty or village for the sole purpose
of: attending u college or university
from Voting there.
Senator William Weygant of Ra
venna would Impose a One ot. not' less
tha. 110 nor more than $100, or Im
prisonment for 10 days te three
saoatbs on any person, arm, corpora-
Don, association offering' money or.
aaythlng of value, to a person to se
cure h signature to an I. and Repe
tition. A sew liquor license bill was Intro
duced by Representative Winters of
Urie county, which provides the It
waalng commission In each coiwty
r' steH ba made up of the county treas
urer, county," awfUor and president of
the board of jcounty commlssloaers.
Mayo Uuat ot Cincinnati and Ba
ker of Cleveland and Governor Cox
wefa'jMwmg speakers, at session' 'of
r ,tse .'Mirifclpal league, The city offl
,elais' belang)ng to the league are ,nofj
a ualt-in plans for changing the tax-
f-''-K ' tlon y8tem. Hunt attacked the tax
Mayor Baker of Cleveland, presl-
""l . , nt of tho league,' attacked themod-
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Resolution Will Be
i. I. HUDSON
Senator From Scioto County
Heads Committee on Roads.
Into tli ii house hopper was that of
Representative Mills, proposing a re
valuation of utility property. Engl
Beers In the State university, to be
laid partly by the university and
Partly by the state, are to da the
.ffqrki under -the utilities commission.
The idea. Is to get a line on tho rea
sonableness of charges made far Her
Vice and for purposes of -jeternitnlnK
fair tax values.
' The house Judiciary committee Is
sued Invitations; o traction magnates
to appear, before the committee this
afternoon at the hearing of the Blge
low? house bill No. '66, 'proposing 'to
annul and 1 terminate the franchise of
the Cincinnati Street Railway com
pany') which' was granted under the.
Rogers 50-year act. This was in
firsi Issue of invitations under tuu
New YoriOJan. 2. The Rev. Dr.
John Wesley Hlllf father or the 'den
gyroan ofhat name, who Is president
of the international peace forum, is
dead, aged 82 years, after 'an opera
tion lia private hospital here. Or.
HUP came from hla borne In Ada, O,
Wilson's Cousin Dies.
' Baltimore, Jan. 23. Mrs. .lonul?
Wilson Woodbrldge; a .first coustn of
President-elect Wilson and wife of,
Rpv. ,Dn 'Snmuol I, Woodbrldge of
Shanghai, China, a Presbyterian mls.,'J
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slonary. , diedat n hospital hern. Mrs AHxoclntrd 0vto Dclli.i.. 'tcWiiW'
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MRS. HARRIOT STANTON EUTCH
GETS BIRTHDAY CAKE ON TUG
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New York, Jan. 23 When Mrs.
Harriot Stanton Blatch, president of
the Women'a Political league, return
ed from a trip to Cuba the boat was
delayed and she was a day late reach
ing New York. As1 a result a celebra
tion planned for her birthday was not
carried out according to schedule. A
big birthday ake decorated with
AND ESCAPE IN TAXI
New torn, Jnn. 23. KIvb men
dashed up to Robe & Brothers' whole
sale meats, provisions and oil plant,
ind while, four of them at tho point
'it revolvers held back two Snsldu am?
two outside employes o'Mha firm. a:i
sther one Jumped ovfr the wire
screen around .the cnsv'cfi "- 'id
Zanesvllle, O... Jan. 23. Five girt
In short' dresses escaped from Lick
ing County Cnlldren'a borne at New.
ark, and clad only in calico dresses
Ind kit car, they beat their way to
fannsvllle on a frolgat train They
hrere caugbt. by 'the "police twomllos
from the city. They said, tbe attend
ants at tbw home looked "crows" at
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TO "REGUUTE" NEWSPAPERS
Columbus, 0 Jaa, 23. In n.npee h
to nnwar-aijrr men 'romiTlslng .t;.
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IS ALSO A SUrTRAGETTE
candlea ;waa taken onboard the tug
which, met Mrs. Blatch down the bay,
and the cake, was presented te her en
the tug. Mrs. Blatch, is shown in the
picture aa she was cutting the cake.
Baby de Foreat is Mrs. Blatch's grand
daughter and ia an ardent suffragette,
though a little too young for strenu
dashed away ut;aln with about $700
of the. firm's cash. The robbers then
left, having entered the taxi, and sped
eastward, The four employes ran out
as the taxlcab got under way, but thu
darkness made (t Impossible to get
the number of the taxlcab.
; "'Washington. Jan. 23. Senator
O'Oorman of New York addressed the
senate on canal tolls In opposition to
Senator Root's bill repealing the free
tolls t liven to American coastwise
shipping by legislation at thejast ses
sion. ' Speeches, In opposition to Sen
ator Root's bill were also made by
Senators Msrtlne of New Jersey and
Newlanda of s-Noyada.
Js not wanted,, and
I wll not ho signed
by me when it
reaches U:e. govornor'sv.offlce."
A rp.nmtlnn was ..dotted hv h
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publishers protestlnK acaltist
Columbus, O.. Jan. 23. In an effort
to compete with the salaries of state
Institutions throughout the eastern
states, the state board of administra
tion raised those of the superinten
dents of flvo institutions. The In
creases are: J. A. Leonard, Mansflel1
reformatory, $2,400 to $4,000; Dr. H.
C. Eyman, Masslllon state hospital,
$2,500 to $3,600; Dr. E. J. Emerick,
Institution for Feeble-minded Youth,
Columbus, $2,500 to $3,600; Dr. P. W.
Harmon, Longview hospital, Cincin
nati, $2,C00 to $3,600; J. W. Jones,
Institution for the Deaf, Columbus,
$1,700 to $2,000.
CUPS & MEL
Columbus, 'O., Jan. 23. Death knell
lor the common drinking cup and
teller towel was sounded by the state
foard of health adopting resolutions
Ibollshlng both In schools, public
places and public conveyances.
CANAL TOLLS DISPUTE
Knox's Reply to British Protest To Bs
Msde Public Tomorrow.
Washington, Jan. 23. Secretary ot
State Knox announced that tho text
of his reply to the British note of pro
test against the Panama canal toll leg
islation will bo made public In tbe
United States and Great Britain si
multaneously tomorrow. The Knox
note Is Intended to narrow down tha
oueatlons' at Issue between the two'
v-i. 'r. -., -. "- j -... ' 'a.. . m
i;i.t:muu. - ,ct. gramma tree tuns 10 Amer
'tlcan ships engaged in .coastwise ship
ping, and It, also undertakes to enlight
en the British government as to Just
what la meant by "coastwise trade''
in the law to which Great Britain has
made objection. The note' will not
reject Sir Edward Grey's suggestion
that tho entire matter be submitted
LIVE STOCK AND GRAIN
CHICAGO. JAN. 21.
Cattle Hefvep, J5 859 10; Tnxas
steors. U "0fi)5 70;'WMtorn sUers. 15 40
7 10; Htoc'rirrs and roc-den. 14 70(i7 10;
rows nnd heifers, 2 "07 SO; ciilv.-,
tl AOfiplO S5.
HnKs-IJghf. 17 2B7 52'fe: tnlxwl. 17 51
7 6R; heavy, 7 057 C5; rouuh. 17 05
7 2B; plK. $6 007 40.
Rheep and Irnilm Native Hheep, J4 85
Cul 50; weitrn. S 90(6 50; yenrllngK,
16 40&8 -10; native lambs, 17 00H0 30;
weHterti, V 00fi'! 50.
Wheat No. 2 red, 1 1W1 14. Corn
No. 1 yellow. 50e. OntnNo. 2 white, 359))
Itecelpts fnttle, U.000 heart; hosu, JO,.
000; ship, 28,010.
EAST ItUKPAUO. JAN. 2.
CittlrY HeaT Htt-eni. 8 508 75; Hlilp.
plnif steers. $8 OOiQS 2R: liutcher steers,
$7 50518 0'); helfern, "15 0Jf7 00; fat cow.
It r06 .0; bulls, SI 00ft 7 01: milker and
springers, 30 00Q75 00: calvea, til "0y
Hobh Heavies. $7 9C7 95; mediums,
$7 wtjil 00; Yorkern, IS 008 10; plijs,
18 00QS 10; roughs, $7, 007 10; Htagt,
$5 50S 60.
Shfiep nnd I.ambs Yenrllmrs. IB -Ma-
8 50; 'wethers, t 009fi 60; mixed sheep,
5 ;50 25: iwesj (5,6065 f5; lamb,
5ttO 95. -
Keceliils Cntflc, 10 cars; hogs, 15;
sheep, 10; calves, 75 head.
, PITTSIIURO, JAN. 2S.
Cattle Choice, 8 2048 40; prime, $3 0
8 2:tldj' .butchers, $7 40O7 65: heifers,
4 50f7 75; fat cows, St 0066 50; bulls,
t 0006 50; fresh vows, J 10 00975 00;
calves, 00tl 60.
Hogs Heavy' hogs, $7 65; heavy mlivd,
7 7497 76; metllums, S7 5ft ? 7 85; heavy
Yotkr. t7 85ii7 90; llcht Yorkers. $7 90
T7 95; pigs, 7 507 90.
flU'ep and Tnmb Prime wethers, 16 10
6 'r, good mixed, 15 70Q 00; fair
mixed, IS VOfi'S 65; In.mhs, IH 50,4ft 35.
HeeeIpt!-tlwg'.' 2 'oars.
y CINCINNATI. JAN. 2.1.
Oflttle Steers, 64 764VS.25J cows, 82 76
If): heifers, 84 257t0i calves, JC 00
Hoei Psckers, $7 f097 60; common
own. If. 0006 65; pigs and IIrMs, 16 00
7 50: stats. 14 OOftt) it
Sheep and I.mbt Sheep, 2 5065 00;
lambs. $i 1SQ 00. . .
Wheut No. 2 red, It 124J1 It. Con;
No. t mixed, r.l4J5:c. Oats No. 2 mixed,
r.3.V,(jO. Rye No. I, 67C6c.
Ttecelj)ts Cattle. 000 head; hoes. S.501
Iheep,- li. -
' Of.KV KI.AND, JAN. 23.
Cattle Clioli'C fut ,Ktfis, 17 7firR 50J
booiI to clinleii steers 17 00417 75: Jielfers,
IS K54J7 M'i fat oows, 15 7506 25; blltlf.
?S 75ti6 40: milkers and sprlnpers, .10n0
yso no; puIvcm, tto soriil so.
'IlrijtH- Heavies and mediums, 17 70;
Yorkers. Ilslit Workers and piss, 17' SO;
rouitliM, lO.SO:' Mags, 16 CO.
WHOOP HIUI J.riniUM, dunlin nllirin.
16 OOiffil 2r,t ewes, $5 25jf5 50; spring
lambs fl 6009 .15.
zoa neaa; nops, j.uijii;.
TOKKDO, JAN, 2.
corn, 51o; oati, 38 lie;
WITH ITS RIVALS
Steel Corporation And Independents
Fixed Prices Of Rails
Corey Makes Admissions Understanling Also Existed Be-
tween The Trust And -Foreign Manufacturers,.
Whereby The Neutral Markets Of The World Were Ap
portioned On A Tonnage Basis And At A Price.
Fixed Roosevelt Testifies
New York, Jan. 23. Theodore
tloosevclt and W. E. Core', former
president of the United' States Steet
corporation, were witnesses in a hear
ing here in the suit of the "United
States to dissolve the big corporation
on a charge of violation ot the anti
Colonel Roosevelt, who repeated his
experiences with the corporation
when he was president of the United
States, added that none or' the facts
set forth In the government suit had
the effect of a snap of the. fingers on
the situation which induced him to
approve of tlie 4u-qulsIUo-tvtlie Ten-,
iesseer Coal 'and IronJrjonrpacyrrt3r the
company. liM5vas "dealing with a
panic, he said.
Mr. Corey was regarded as the best
witness the government has. yet had.
He acli'-owledced that It was the pol
icy of tho United States' Steel com-pan-,-B8
It was of the Carnegie com
pany, of which ho war an officer, to
buy pig iron In the open market nt a
high price, although the company
might produce alt It wanted, because
the price of finished products depend
ed upon fhti price of pig Iron. He
admitted that there was a hard and
fast agreement between the steel cor
poration and tho independent com.
panles as to steel rails whereby th2)
prices and allotments were 'arranged
Mr. Corey further admitted, that
there was nn understanding between
the United States Steel corporation
and the steel rail manufacturers of
England, France, Germany and Del
glum, whereby the neutral markets nt
the world were apportioned on a ton
nage btiBlH and at a price fixed: that
la, the countries that manufactured
iteel rails agreed on a, price for Italy.
Russia, South America and the orient,
Ind allotted to each country so much
f the demand.
James A. ParreU. then In charge of
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CALLS ON WILSON
Trenton, N. J., Jan. 23. The flrs.
progressive Republican, to confer with
President-elect Wilson will-be Repre
sentative William Kent of California,
who has an engagement with the
governor here today.
Mr., Kent Is the first man outside of
the ranks of the Democratic party to
call on the governor sir -9 the latter
made his cech announcing that he
Columbus, O., Jan. 23. Dr. S. U.
Lowrlo of tho department of political
economy of the University of Cincin
nati and head of the municipal' depart
ment of research of that city, ndvlsspll
Oovej-nor Cox of his acceptance of the
olfor o the chief executive of map.
agement of ho new proposed Icgla
tlye department for public rese!rcf
worki which Is to be Installed nt (he
unjo mmo uiint-rs.iy. ,f
unjo mate muvers.iy,
the foreign selling department, had
rhargc ot the negotiations which ledf
np to the understanding, and Mr.
Corey thought that Mr. Farrcll would
he able to supply details. Re only
tnew that the 'foreign safes ot. the
tompany increased after 1904;
Cleveland, O., Jan. 23. The whine
of a little black cat out on the-Ice of-'
a pond near her homo attracted the
attention ot Elizabeth Maxnrkav 12.
She walked out to pick It up, broke J
through tbe Ice and was drowned.-,.
The cat also lost Its life.
Pottsvllle Pa., Jan. 23. Dr. J. J.
Fisher, pastor of the Reformed church
sf Tamaqua, dropped dead In the u
It of Trinity Reformed church of this
place while addressing an assemblage
gathered from all parts of this county
In celebration ot the 350th anniver
sary of the first printing of the Hei
Flberta nlnne tnkex up
'! tin html tin th irlnho
Intended to surround himself with
"progressives and only progressives'
In his administration. It la believed
that in view of the friendly express"
sions that have been coming to the
president-elect from progressive' Re
publican members ot congress that
more visits are likely hereafter from
Individuals In the latter class.
New York, Jan. 23. With his head
bowed over his violin, on which he
had played until overcome by gaa
WJIliara Keiser, 78, once a well-known
Violinist, was found dead sitting In a,
chair In aliia apartment. Tho room
was reeking with the fumes of gaa
from two oven burners. The old'
man's, wife died IC years ago and, h$'
hM'iiv1 fltinmril In htiia rafifivurftH t mm I
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his,, loss, , ' i, V5j;