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MT. VERNON, 0., FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1921 No. 68
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IRISH REJECT PEACE PROPOSAL
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(By Associated Trass to The Banner
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 Positive
assertion that no federal troops will
be sont Into the West Virginia coal
field until Brigadier General Band
holtz has completed a thorough sur
vey of conditions there and reported
to Washington was made today at the
General Bandholtz's recommenda
tion, it was said, will largely deter
mine the government's action on tho
request received yesterday from Gov
ernor Morgan for 1000 federal sol
diers. Troop movements In tho middle
west, it was stated, woro only of rou
tine consenuonco, having beon order
ed some time ago as a part of tho
plan to bring tho army reorganization
down to 150,000. Departure of, 150
soldlers fromoJurMus.IJ,Oj1 Jor Camp
Sherman waB sald-'to bo a posBlplo
outgrowth of, a movement from Co
lumbus of troops who had received
their flrst training at the barracks
there and were being distributed to
TROOPS IN READINESS
By Associated Press to The Banner
CHILL1COTHE, Aug. 2G Regular
army troops numbering COO, Including
150 who arrived this morning from
Columbus barracks, pro hold in read
iness today to loavo CampShorman
for the West Virginia coal Held.
Tho men, undor full Held equip
ment, were prepared to depart at once
upon receipt ot orders.
MINERS TURNED BACK ,
Ifly Associated Press to The BaniWf
MADISON, W. Va., Aug. 20 Tho
advance guard of thd marching min
ers on their way from Marmot to Min
go as a protest against Gov. Morgan's
martial law was turned back by
Charles P. Kcoiioy, president of Dist.
17, United Ml no "Workers, and Prtitt
Mooney, secretary after It had passed
through Madison shortly after noon
Keonoy arid Mooney loft Charleston
early today with tho avowed inten
tion of Btopplng tho march after a
conference wlh Drlg. Gen. Bandholtz.
Gen. Bandholtz, according to word
received hero, told tho union olllcials
that ho was reluctant to have federal
troops' entor West Virginia to opposo
an army of armed men, but it would
bo necessary unless tho men aban
doned their ontcrprlso and dlsporsed.
No half-way measures will bo taken,
the general said.
"The men havo como a long dls
tanco and aro not fooling very good
about tho situation," said President
"I shall do all in my powor to turn
them" back, and Just as soon as tho
rest of tho men como In from the
mountains 1 will talk with them. It is
no easy job."
Yeggs Carry Safe Away
Alliance, Aug. 2G whiio Deer-
field, a vlllago near hero, Blumbored
safo blowers entored tho Now York
Central dopot and carried away a safo
woighing more than half a ton. Tho.
safo was removed half a milo down
tho track and blown open. No monoy
was in tho loot secured, but money
orders, C. O. D. checks and two valua
ble express packages woro taken.
STEUBENVILLE Dr. II. H. Ers
king as been elected a member of the
board of education jto succeed Dean
Chief Justice Taft's Residence
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Former President William Howiml Taft, having become chief justice of
the Supremo court, Is again a resident of Washington, and he lias obtained an
his residence tills handbomo house on
.By Associated Prossto Tho Bannerl
COLUMBUS, O.," Aug. 2G II con
science and retrospection aro aids to
regeneration, eight mon of tho Ohib
penitentiary's population in tho noxt
few years ought to bo better men than
when they entered behind tho gray
Thcso eight, for a stated period each
yoar, spend so many hours or days in
solitary confinement, most of them
on tho anniversaries of tho crimes for
which they were convicted. They en
tor dingy cells, with tho only light fil
tering' through, a two-foot Bquaro op
oiling; they rccoivo no exerclso dur
ing thoir solitary confinement, and
sloop on a rough Blab of wood, which
also is used as a scat.
July 24 and for tho four succeeding
days, Pred Roell aiid Herbert Flctch
or, Pranklln county prisoners, 6bscrv
od In solitary tho anniversary of a
tragedy in which Mrs. Betty I. McCar
rick, young widow, was shot dead, and
John McDowell,"" wounded so badly
that ho wjll carry a useless arm for
tho rest ot his life.
Tho two youths were said to havo
fired tho shots, after an attempted
Tho first man to bo sentenced by
tho trial judge, for stated periods of
solitary, was Alexander Klsli, Sene
ca county convict, who was received
Fob. 1G, 1015, to servo a life sontonce,
after having boon found guilty of first
degree murder charges, with recom
mendation of mercy.
Klaus' sentence included "tho fifth
day of oach month, and tho four prev
ious days shall, ho spent by tho prls-
WARNING ISSUED TO
'By AsKnrloted Press la. Trio Bannerl
COLUMBUS, O., Aug. 2G Warning
that druggists must file thoir federal
liquor dispensing permits with the
stato prohibition commissioner under
tho McCoy Act now effective, has been
sounded by Com'missloner Don Park
er. Some druggists havo filed their
permits, but a great many haven't, ho
Violation of tho McCoy law is pun
ishahlo by loss of federal permits.
Tho McCoy law prohibits prescrib
ing 'wines and beer, and cuts tho
amount of whisky which may bo pro
scribed from ono to one-half pint.
PETER COOPER HEWITT DIES
PARIS, Aug. 2G Peter Cooper Hew
itt, American scientist and electrical
Inventor, died in tho American Hos
pital hero at 7:15 o'clock last night.
Mis. Hewitt and Ills two Bisters wore
nt his bedside.
UNIQUE PUNISHMENT IS GIVEN
EIGHTH IN 01 PENITENTIARY
onjrin solitary .conflncmnt In a dark;
enod ceil," This later, on the- recom
mendation 6f Warden P. E. Thomas,
was changed to solitary tho first day
Kish brutally murdered an aged wo
man at Bellovuo, and rifled her home,
disposing of most of the goods in tho
Tho most notorious of tho eight
mon who regularly go into tho "C.
C.'s," or corrective cells, as they aro
known. Is George "Jiggs" Locstiner,
Clovolaiul gangster. Ho spends each
Christmas Day in solitary. On Christ
mas Day, 1920, Patrolman Patrick
Gaffney of East Cleveland, died from
wounds Inflicted by Loestincr.
Loreno Blonodo spends fivo days
from January 10, on, each year in sol
itary1, reflecting on tho part ho played
in tho gang murdor of Officers Ed
ward Costigan and Joseph Hunt of
tho Akron police department.
Another victim of Akron gangsters,
Officer Georgo Wernc, was killed in
vestigating a chicken robbery. One
of tho thrco ullcged robbers who did
tho shooting was Pietro Cafarelli,
vho, beginning March 8 of each year,
spends 48 hours In tho corrective
On fivo days commencing November
29, Russell Gotherman, who was con
victed of murdering and robbing hfs
father, is placed in solitary.
Tho eighth man is Stevo Manes, re
ceived Juno 17, this year, to servo tho
rest of his lifo on convicted of second
dogreo murder charges. Ho will spend
March 30 of each year in solitary con
IBy Associated Press to Tho Banner
LOS ANGELESrAug. 2G A party
of armed and masked m on entered tho
Huntington Park Branch of the Los
Angeles Trust and Savings, Bank to.
day and after knocking A, Adams,
branch manager and another employo
unconscious with revolver huts
caped in an auto with $5,000.
BI8HOP W. S. LEWI8 DIES
tBy Assoclnted Press to Tho Banner
SIOUX CITY, la., Aug. 2G Bishop
W, S. Lewis of tho Methodist Episco
pal church, G4 years old, died at ,a
hospital yesterday after a long ill
liess. Death was duo to diabetes.
SHOT DOWN BY
FoiwfcrilfcwPremier Of Ger-
' many It Murdered Near
Twelve Bullet Wounds Are
Found In His Body; Shot
fUv Associated I
!ss to The Bannerl
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ger, former vice
imler and minister
of finance, was
irdered today near
where he was so-
journing with hlafamlly. His body
contained 12 bullet wounds.
'He was 6hot Jy" two youths who
confronted hlm,just after he had set
out on a foot tour of the Black For
ests. Aged Brothers Drown;
Cause Held Mystery
BOWLING GREEN, Aug. 2G Tho
bodies ot Moso Beyer, 62, and David
Boyer, 07, brotJieiB and pioneers of
Deshler, were found yesterday morn
ing floating in jjftMaumco River two
miles above Grafkl Rapids. Tho dis
covery endeoalonl-nlght search, that
was made for tho men when they fail
ed to return from a fishing trip Wed
nesday. How tho men came to their deaths
is a mystery. Tho fact that their
boat and camp chairs in it wero not
disturbed is taken as evidence, how
over, that neither fell out of tho craft.
tB; Associated Press to The Banner
CHICAGO, Aug. 2G Rules govern
ing tho payment of over-timo rates
promulgated by tho United States rail
road labor board last week to sup
plant tho over-timo rules ot tho na
tional agreement covering shop craft
oraployes woro rejected as "unjusti
flod" by a conforenco of regionul ex
ecutive boards ot the railway em
ployes department of tho American
Federation of Labor today.
An order was bent to all locals to
day conveying tho results of tho
threo days' conference. All union
members wero warned to romain at
work until furthor official action is
takon by union officials. Tho lettor
advised that it was considered best
to wait until tho labor board had is
sued substitute rules for tho entire
national agreement boforo taking a
rotorendum voto on tho matter.
Meanwhllo tho letter advised tho
mon, "in time ol poaco prepare for
MAN. ATTENDS FUNERAL
OF CHILD HANDCUFFED
SPRINGFIELD, Aug 2G Carlton
Coss, charged hero with being Impli
cated In a holdup at a filling station,
who "was allowed to "attend tho fun
eral of his daughter yesterday hand
cuffed tb Deputy Shoriff Lowis, was
takon to Akron today by Detective Mc
Donald, whero Coss will face a charge
of grand larceny. '
Coss was released on $500 bond and
almost Immediately rearrested on in
formation from tho Akron authorities.
WOULD CUT SIZE OF COUNCIL
- TOLEDO, Aug. 26 A plan to rcduco
tho momuershlp of council was ap
proved by tho trustees of tho Cham
ber of Commerce today. Undor tho
proposed amendment- the. city would
bo divided into seven districts. At
presont Toledo has 10 councllmen.
TWO YOUNG MEN
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Portland Is to Have a World's Fair
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' President Harding signing the bill authorizing the holding of n world's
fair In Portland, Ore., in 1020, in the presence of a delegation from that city.
START IRK IDENTIFYING MANY
EXHIBITS IN 'SWINDLE TRUST'
IBy Associated Press to The BannerJ
CHICAGO, Aug. 2G Witil stocks,
hnndarimd-certlflcalea of deposit with
a faco value of noarly $30,000,000
piled on desks and tables and lying
in heaps on tho floor, CoL John V.
Climmin, assistant U. S. district alt
tornoy, and government agents today
began tho task of identifying tho
thousands of exhibits which comprise
thd case against the alleged dO,000,
000 "swindle trust" headed by Charles
W. Prench and John W. Worthington.
Signed notes totaling $9,000,000 ar
rived from Cleveland this morning
along with approximately $7,000,000
more in unsigned paper.
Elmer Gerber, one of French's .sec-
They Are Pointed Out As
Health, Vocation, Home,
IBy Associated Press to Tho bannerj
COLUMBUS, O., Aug. 2G The ob
jectives of education in Ohio aro
health, vocation) homo, citizenship,
loisuro and character. Or, it it is do-
sired to CNpress them in moro popular
terms, health, wealth, association,
recreation ami character.
Educators of tho stato soon may bo
presented with tho "obojetive of edu
cation," recently drafted by the stato
department of education, and an ef
fort started to mould the curricula ot
tho schools to fit them.
"If education is shown, to lead to
theso ossentlals of well-being, we will
bo more readily ablo to convince tho
young that they want an education,"
said a statement issued by the depart
ment of education.
"Attitudes toward ciccucilum coiv
tent and toward teaching methods
may suffer modification it all concern
ed can get to thinking in terms of out
looks toward ends. We have in thd
larger high schools demands on tho
part of various departments, for in
cluding in tho program an increasing
number ot courses fr-oni particular
"Tho English teachers domand 'four
or fivo units, tho mathomatics teach
ers, threo units; tho languge teachers,
sevon units, the social science teach
ers, from four to five units, and so it
goes. Tliero has to bo somo means ot
OHIO ARE GIVEN
retariest who led federal agents to a
Cleveland safety deposit vault and
surrendered tho paper, following bis
arrest, was to be questioned by Col.
Climmin today. Federal agents are
searching for a code back book which
will reveal the secrpt, nqtatlon In an
eiaboratb prospect list surrendered
Wednesday at Milwaukee by Alva
Harshman, another, of those under ar
rest. This book is said to contain not on
ly tho list ot hundreds of prospective
clients listed by French in all parts
of tho country, but also has a section
giving names and addresses ot scores
of his agents and salesmen. A round
of these men for questioning will be
started shortly. V
viewing the situation in a broad light.
There. must be a conception of the
fundamental objectives, and knowl-(
edge as to what each subject contrlbH
utes to such objectives."
What the department proposes to
do, therefore, is to keep the Bix obj
Jectives In mind and then determine
what studies aro of most worth. Tho
subjects which contribute most to the
attainments of the objectives will be
considered most useful.,
Tho Ida is not a new one, it Is point
ed out. In 1859, Herbert Spencer sugi
gested five aims: "Those activities
which directly minister to self-preservation;-
those, which by securing the
necessities of life, indirectly minister
to self-preservation; those which have
for their end the rearing and discip
line of offspring; those which are in
volved in tho maintenance or proper
social and political relations, and those
miscellaneous activities which fill up
the leisure part of life, devoted to the
gratification of the tastes and feel
ings." Professor Albion Small submits six:
Health, wealth, socfallbility, beauty,
knowledgo and 'righteousness.
The National Education Associaj.
tion's .committeo on reorganization of
secondary education, enumerates sev
en: Health, command of fundamental
processes, wot thy homo membership,
vocation, citizenship, worthy use of
loisuro and ethical character.
High school people of Illinois have
adopted four objectives: Health,
wealth, association and bauty.
Beetham Is III
By Associated Press to The Banner
CADIZ, Aug. 26 Speaker R. R. Bee
tham ot tho'stato house ot representa
tives was takonsuddenly 111 yesterday,
with what was thought to bo appendi
citis and rushod to a hospital at
Wheeling, W. Va. Physicians were
not crtaln, they said, whether nn op.
oration would bo necessary,
BY THE BRITISH
"We Will Defend Ourselves,"
Says DeValera In (
His Reply :
Reply To Mr. DeValera's Let
ter Will Be Drawn
(Bjr Associated Press to The Bannerl
LONDON, Aug 26 The British
government's peace proposals were
laid before the Irish cabinet which re.
jected them unanimouely, but Is will
ing to negotiate on the principle cf
government by consent of the goverr
ed, Eamonn De Vajera says, In his rot
ply to Lloyd-George, the British prima
The letter proposes that Great Br.N
ain and Ireland appoint representa
tives with plenary powers to negotl.
ate details on this principle.
"We have not sought war, nor do
we seek war, but if war bo made up
on us, we must defend ourselves, and
we shall do so," says Mr. Do Valer.
In his letter.
"We long to end the conflict W
tween Great. Britain and Ireland. It
your government be determined to im
pose its will upon us by forco and,
antecedent to' negotiations, to Insist
upon conditions that involve a surreui
der of our whole national possession
and make negotiations a mockery, tho
responsibility for tho continuance ot
the conflict rests upon you."
The reply to Mr. Do Valera'a letter
probably will be drawn today, th
British cabinet having met and con
sidered his communication.
POSITION MADE CLEAR
By Associated Press to The Banner
DUBLIN, Aug. 26 Tho reply of Ea
monn De Valera to Premier Lloyd
George sums up southern Ireland po
slton for an Irish settlement, which la
and must remain unchanged, Mr. Do
Valera declared In addrossing the cab
inet today after reading the reply at
the public session ot that body.
The cabinet re-elected Mr. De Va
lera and the members f the cabinet.
It also sanctioned the loans of 500,
000 in, Ireland and $20,000,000 in.
LLOYD GEORGE REPLIES
By Associated Press to The Banner
LONDON. Aug. 26 Lloyd Georgo
replying today to Eamon De Valera In
alluding-to .the demand for recogni
tion ot, Ireland as a foreign power
says: "Mr. DeValera is playing with
phrases to suggest that the principle
of, government by consent ot the gor
erned compels recognition pt that
demand on our part or that in repudl-
"ating It 'e are straining geographical
and historical considerations to Justi
fy a claim to ascendency over tha
Tho prime minister warns DeValera
that owing "tho action being taken
Jn certain quarters" it Is dangerous
to prolong the negotiations. There
fore while willing to mako every al
lowance jfwo cannot prolong the mera
exchango of notes but says ho will be
ha'ppy to meet DeValerayifEd his col
SMALL WILL RUN FOR
GOVERNOR ONCE MORE
By Associated Press to The Banner
SPRINGFIELD, 111., Aug. 26 Gov
ernor Small will bo a candidate for
reelection in 1924, Senator Richard it.
Meents, one of tho governor's closest
political allies and his spokesman in
the senate, said today.
"Len Small never quit under Are
Jn his Hie," Senator Meents said.
Governor Small Is under Indictment
charging conspiracy and embezzle
mnnt while he was stato treasurer.