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CAR MEN STRIKE IN BOSTON
WILSON BEGINS CONFERENCE
WITH REPUBLICAN SENATORS
FOR DISCUSSION ON TREATY
First Caller Today Was Senator McCumber, Who Was Clos
eted With President Wilson For More Than An Hour;
Senators Jones, Colt And Nelson Invited To Call At
White House Today; May Invite Senators Borah and
(BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TO THE BANNER)
WASHINGTON, July 17 President Wilson began
conference with Republican senators today for discussion
of the peace treaty and the League of Nation's covenant.
His first caller was Senator McCumber, of North Da
kota, supporter of the treaty and covenant. Three other
senators, Jones' of Washington, Colt of Rhode Island and
Nelson of Minnesota, had been invited to call at the White
House but Senator Jones was out of the city.
Invitations to several Republican senators to call to
morrow have been sent out by President Wilson it was an
nounced today. It Avas intimated that the president plans
to invite all Republican senators, including Senator Borah
and Johnson, two of the bitterest opponents of the league,
but apparently there Avas some doubt Avhether they Avould
Under the present plans of the president it is doubtful
Avhether he Avould be able to start on his trip to the coast
much before the end of the month. Senator McCumber Avas
closeted with jthe president for more than an hour. He de
clined to discuss the details of his conference saying that
he considered the talk confidential.
KILLED NEAR GENEVA
Struck By An Airplane And
Died Shortly Afterwards,
toy Associated Tress to The Uunnorl
GENEVA, July 17 James Mc
Creary, an American Y- M, C. A. sec
rotary, 25, lias been' killed at Krague.
According to Information received
here McCreary was standing In a
boat on the river Moldau at Krague,
when struck by an Italian hydro air
plane, which hadvjust passed under
a bridge over the river.
The American died soon afterwards.
Drastic Action Is Taken To
day By The Building Asso
ciation. fRy Associated press to The Bannpf
CHICAGO. July 7 Final Wctlon
by tho building and constructing em
ployees' association on tho proposed
ceceBslon of all building industries
in Chicago was expected at a meet
ing today of representatives of all
contracting' organizations. Tho pro
posed step is one of the most drastic
over taken in Chlcugo iabor circles.
E. M. Craig, secretary und business
manager of the association, said that
they feel that it is the only thing that
will savo tho buildnlg industry.
The action of tho carpontors, who
employes assert, broke an agree
ment is tho causd of tho proposed
plan to cease work. Tho carpenters
demanded a ?1 an hour..
COX IN A NEAR C0LLI8I0N
(Bv Associated rr to The Hhiwhi
BRIDGHPORT, July 17 Governor
Cox and his wife narrowly escaped a
'collision with a truck here today
when their automobile was being
backed out of a road.
DELAWARE, July 17 Edward
Young Mason for eighteen years prof
essor of piano and organ at Ohio Wes
leyau University, resigned today,
ALL BUILDING MAY
CEASE IN CHICAGO
MACK SAYS 'SOX'
WILL WIN PENNANT
Bv Ajsocuitea fresa to The Bannei ,
CHICAGO, July 17 The White
Sox will win tbo pennant In
the American League,'.' said Connio
Mack, manager of tho Athletics.
"The Chicago players collectively
aro a smart crew, and with CIcotto
pitching championship ball sinco the
season started, and with some of tho
other twirlors working In champion
ship form, I do not soo where Now
York or Clovoland will be v able to
boat Kid Gleason to tho flag."
, Muck said ho lookod forward to see
ing tho Now York Giants battle the
Whito Sox for tho world's champion
ship this fall.
By ABsocll',d Press to Tho Banner
'WASHINGTON, July 17 Final
plans for the reorganization of tho
National Guard on the 10 division
basis, with divisional aroas follow
ing tho samo limits as did those from
which Guard divisions -woro organ
ized for service against Germany,
woro approved today by Secretary
flly Asoclated Press to The Banner
CHICAGO, July 17-Chlcago bankors
doclarod today that thoro had boen an
unusual increaso in savings deposits
since July 1, but declined to express
opinions on whether tho now ovldonce
of thrllt was duo to war timo pro
hibition. One bank reported an increaso of
30, per cent in savings" deposits com
pared with the samo period last year.
Others reported increases of 15 to
20 per cent.
TRACK WASHED OUT
ALLIANCE, July 17 About GOO
feet of track on the Alllnnco division
of tho New York Central railroad,
was washed, out by a hoavy rain
storm which produced a flood at
Wuttsvllle during tho night. Train
service is tied up.
ICE JULY IS
AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICERS DECORATED
American nuvnl officers on tlie U. S. S. Pennsylvania rccclvlhg tlie Legion
Snlnt-Slene, attache of the French embassy at AVabhlngton. Ho Is pinning the
THE O.S. SENATE
Sherman Speaks Against The
League of Nations And Colt
In Favor Of It.
By Associated Press to The Banner!
WASHINGTON, July 17 Urging
the senate to refuse acceptance of the
Shantung provision in tho peace
treaty, Senator Sherman, Republican,
Illinois, declared today that tho sec
tion giving Japan control of the Shan
tung, pennlnsular so taints and pois
ons the professed greatness with
which tho League of Nations was
heralded, as to crown it tho super
lative masterpiece of treachery, of
Tho provision, assorted the Sena
tor, would aid Japan In becoming the
sabor rattlo of tho world and streng
then her for tho day when she might
cry liko Germany did for world em
pire. In such an eventually and , with
British and Japan intorest in the Or
ient identically tho sumo, tho United
States, might well look to tho safety
of the Philippines.
Colt Favors League ' '
TRv Associated Press to The Bannerl
WASHINGTON, July 17 Announc
ing his support for tho principles em
bodied in the Lcaguo of Nations, but
withholding judgment regarding res
ervations, Senator Colt, Rhode Is
land, Republican said that tho nation
must at least seo tho great undertak
ing upon which wo have embarked
in ontoring tho war through to the
ond which can only bo dono by be
coming a member of tho League.
Tho' Rhode Island senator declared
himself unablo to agrco with tho ob
jectlons that tho leaguo would create
or cubvert tho Amorlcan constitution.
Ho said, howovor, the Momoo doc
trine must bo clearly safo guarded
and domestic questions loft for na
Resolution Offered By Sena
tor Borah Is Adopted This
IBy Associated Press to The Bannei,
WASHINGTON, July 17 Without
a record vote or debate tho sonato
today adopted tho resolution by Sen
ator Borah, Republican, Idaho, asking
tho president to send to tho senate,
"It it did not interfere with public In
terest," a copy of the protest said to
have been mado by some American
peaco commissioners against , tho
F1NDLAY, July 17 City council
has Icon asked to provldo relict from
mosquitoes by cleaning out breeding
plaqes iu old quarries.
SENATE ASKS WILSON
FOR PROTEST PAPERS
." TO RETURN HOME
EARLY IN AUGUST
Fact Brought Out During An
Argument In House of Rep
CBv, AsunclHterl Presn to Th Uannen
WASHINGTON,' Jply 17 General
Pershing will return to the United
States In August, Representative
Caldwell, Democrat, of New. York,
today told the home rules committee
urging early action on his resolution
for a joint congresslonaNsesslon to
welcome home the American com
mander. Action was deferred by the
YOUNGSTOWN, July 17 Fetor CI
ci, 3, was shot through the forehoad
and killed and his brother, John, 7,
was wounded by tho samo bullet
while tho boys woro playing cowboy
gamo last night.
TIFFIN, July 17 Mrs. J. D. Mc
Drido and' Mrs. It. C Wilbur thwarted
an nttompt to break tho county jail
last night alter a prisoner had felled
a deputy sheriff with a tablo leg.
COLUMBUS, July 17 When search
ed in juvenile court today, after bo-
Ing chargod with neglecting her six
chuldren, Mrs. Nicoletta Ramondell
was found to havo a bag containing
$1,276 tied around her neck. Sho
told tho ofllcer sho had no money.
MARTINS FERRY, July 17 A four
hour striko resulted here today in COO
omployes of tho Whitaker-Glessner
plant retaining tho tlmo and a half
pay for overtime work.
COLUMBUS, July 17 Richard
Hughes, 14, was trampled to death to
day by a team of horses.
LANCASTER, July 17 The Fleas
antvlllo window glass plant will ro
sumo flporation on August .15, after
being closed one year.
ELYRIA, July 17 Tho Garford En
gineering company went Into the
hands oi n roceivpr today.
TBy Associated Pre?H to The Bannerl
BELLEFONTA1NE, Ohio, July 17
Mrs. James Partis nnd her mother
Mrs. Gcorce McGinnis wore instant
ly killed and tho former's 4-year-old
daughter was soverely injured when
tho buggy in which they wero riding
was struck at Ridgeway near here
OPPOSE GENERAL STRIKE
fBy Associated Prexs to The Bantn-n
PARIS, July 17 -The Southern
France Railroad Union has passed u
resolution opposing tho proposed gen
eral striko on Monday, July 21, as "In
jurious to professional alms and In
spired solely by political objects."
I RE KILLED
of Honor decoration from Captain Da
ribbon on Hear Admiral Henry Mayo.
D I YJflEASURE
Conservatives Say Drastic
Temperance Laws May
Finally Defeat The Aims
TBy Associated Press to The Bannerl
WASHINGTON, July, 17 Conserva
tive members of the prohibition fac
tion in the house set out today to
curb what they described as radical
attempts to make the pending en
forcement bill so drastic that It might
create a rovulsoin of feeling through
out tho country on the whole question
of liquor drinking.
Warning was given by the conser
vatives that if tho radical element
went too far and added other severe
restrictions they would be certain to
Invite defeat in the senate and possi
bly find all of their work thrown out
by a presidential veto. The need of
wise counsel was pointed out by the
conservative prohibitionists in view
of tho published announcements that
Representative Morgan, Republican,
of Oklahoma, and a member of the
judiciary committee, hai7 given notice
that ho would endeavor to make it a
violation of law for a man to keep a
jug of liquor in his own home for his
Word was spread during the day
that other prohibitionists were pre
paring to write into tho bi.ll a prohi
bition, stricken out by the committee,
which Would prohibit a man's "us
ing' any littlo liquor he might happen
to have around tho house. Under
tho bill now before tho house, it is
extremely doubtful, a member of the
(judiciary committee fiaid today,
whethor a liorson could give a drink
of whisky to a friend at his own fire-
sldo without running tho risk or ar
OIG CHICAGO PLANT
International Harvester Co.
Closes Because of Employ-
By Associated Press to The Banntsi,
CHICAGO, July 17 Ten thousand
omnloyeos of tho International Har
vester company aro locked out today
as the result of the closing of the
plant for an indetinite period, duo to
a striko of tho workmen which began
last Tuesday. Tho men although they
havo not presented their demands aro
said to want ?1 hour and a
44 hour week.
VERDICT OF NOT GUILTY
MARYSVILLE, July 17 The jury
In tho case of LeRllo Hoover, n fnrmnr,
charged In nn indlclmont with steal
ing automobile tires, returned a ver
dict of not guilty today.
T OK WN
THOUSANDS WALK IN BOSTON
TODAY WHEN STREET CAR MEN
Service On The Street, Subway and Elevated Lines In Bos
ton And Twelve Adjacent Cities And Towns Is Tied
Up ; Steam Roads Add Many Trains; Strike In The City
of Chicago Maybe Averted by Offer to Increase Wages.
(BY THE ASSOCIATED PRE88 TO THE BANNER)
BOSTON, Julv M Oar service 611 the street, subwav
jantl elevated lines in this city
and towns was tied up today by a strike of eight thousand
union employees of the Boston Elevated railroad system.
Thousands of workers Valked to work and regular
steam railroads from suburban towns, had to add many ex
tra coaches to their trains, The strike was called as a pro
test against the alleged delay on the part of the War Labor
board in announcing an award in the wage dispute be
tween the company and the men.
The strikers demand an eight hour day and a wage in
crease of seventy-three cents an hour.
MAY AVERT STRIKE IN CHICAGO
CHICAGO, July 17 A tentative offer for an increase
in wages of the surface and elevated street raliway em
ployees "by officials, in hope of averting a strike of the em
ployees, was made today.
The offer amounted to iin increase of thirty-seven
cents an hour.
TO OUST THE TAX
Would Repeal Law Which
Places A Tax On Soda Wa
ter and Other Drinks.
By Associated Tress to The Banner!
WASHINGTON, July 17 Repeal
of the soda water tax was decided on
today by Republican leaders of the
house. The decision, which was
made by the Republican steering
committee, will be referred to the
ways and means committee, which
will draft a repeal measure. Some
leaders predicted that the tax, which
levies an impost of 10 percent on
soft drinks and ice cream, would be
repealed within a month.
Investigation of the postoffice de
partment was understood also to
have been discussed by the steering
committee without a final decision.
Members, however, indicated that an
inquiry was planned by the stand
ing house committee on the depart
ment's expenditures, headed by Rep
resentative Zlhlman of Maryland.
Immediate atentioiK yiie steering
committee decided, would bo given
by the house to the two appropria
tion bills vetoed by tho president, af
ter which the prohibition enforce
ment legislation would bo disposed
of Legislation prohibiting foreign
shops from engaging tn coastwise
trade also will be enacted, the com
mitteemen said, as well as the tax
repeal measure, before a summer re-
cosa, which somo house members
havo urged, beginning in August.
Alleged Mismanagement of
Camp Sherman May Be In
fUV Awoolatea Presr to Tlie Bannerl
COLUMBUS, July 17 Hearings
may be conducted in Columbus and
at Camp Sherman by Congiessman
Roscoe McCullough, of Ohio, 'who is a
member of tho congressional sub-committee
created to probe alleged mis
management and scandal in tho con
struction of military camps.
Acording to McCullough investiga
tions will also be held at Camp Perry
aud various aviation lields.
and twelve adjacent cities
BENHAM IS NAMED
fBr Associated Pres to Tfe Bunneri
COLU.MBUS, O., July 17 Victor T.
Benham, a local architect has been ap
pointed director of the bureau of
camp service at 'the Lake Division
headquarters of the American Red
Cross. For six months he has been
associate field director in charge
of home service at Camp Taylor, Ky.
;His work now consists of supervising
the hospital and home service work
in the division camps and of visiting
the camps each month to confer with
fhe field workers on special problems.
PERSHING IS GUEST
Arrives In London To Lead
The Victory Parade On
LONDON, July 17 General John J.
Pershing, who is here to lead the
American troops In the Victory pa
rade Saturday, was the guest of
Queen Mary and King George today..
By Associated Press to The Banner)
WASHINGTON, July 17 Amended
to provide $11,000,000 instead of ?6,1
000,000 for tho rehabilitation of
wounded soldiers, sailors and marines,
the sundry civil appropriation bill
which was vetoed by the president,
was passed by the house and sent to
the senate today;
SENT IN DECEMBER
fBv ArtinelntPd Prsa to T.h Bnnerl
COLUMBUS. July 17 Sergeant!
Victor Ambos of this city, has just re
ceived a Christmas present sent to
him in France last November from
Mineola, N. Y. by a family with
whom he became acquainted while
at Camp Mills awaiting transporta
tion overseae. The package followed
him through France and Germany
but never caught up with him until
utter his discharge and return home.
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