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T 1 - S" ' H a H n RMAL ir-ts 1 K'OL, 85 Established 1832. GREENVILLE, OHIOTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1916 No 21 Join IT 11 TO i "3 Political Gossip from Washington. Washington, Nov. 22. (Special Correspondence). The unsatis factory outcome of the recent campaign from a Republican standpoint and the very general disposition to criticise the man agement has started considerable discussion in favor of a change in the method of selecting the ' national campaign manager. It has been the practice for a great many years for the nominee to select the chairman of the Na tional committee, who is also campaign manager. This has been done upon the theory that the nominee himself has the most at stake in the campaign, and, therefore, should have absolute control. But on several occasions there has been a feeling that this meth od of selecting a chairman has not been satisfactory. Although a man may be a good judge . of politics under ordinary 'circum stances, yet few men are good judges of their own political cam paigns. The candidate, there fore, may make a poor selection for a campaign manager and give unwise instructions as to the management. From the stand point of efficiency, therefore, there is serious question whether best results are likely to be se cured by turning the campaign management over entirely to the candidate and his appointee. At any rate, as a result of the recent contest, there is very gen eral inclination to dispute the proposition that the candidate had the chief interest in the out come of the political contest. Ev-' ery member of the Republican - party had a deep interest m the overthrow of an administration that had proven itself to be gov erned by unwise economic prin ciples and entirely lacking in any definite and fixed policies with regard to our relations with for eign countries. Yet the duly e lected representatives of the par ty had a minor part in the cam paign management. It is safe to say that if the com mittee had exercised its func tions, Mr. Willcox would not have been chosen as chairman of the committee, and Mr. Hitchcock would not have been his chief ad visor. While it is recognized that Mr. Willccx is a man of un questionable integrity and good intentions, he was entirely lack ing in political experience. "v-Republicans regret . to make this criticism at this , time, but feel it necessary in order that similar mistakes may be avoided in the future. It is contended that if the members of the Re publican party are to be called up on to work in the campaign and to make contribution to the cam paign funds, their represent tives, the members of the Na .tional committee, should have an . effective voice in the selection of the men who shall .. manage . the campaign. While it is aot likely that the National committee - would ever select a chairman in direct oppo sition to the wishes of the candi date, or would select one without consulting him, yet discussion as it now proceeds, indicates that hereafter the National committee will be something more than a figure-head and will participate effectively, not only in the selec tion of the chairman, but in shap ing the policies of campaign man agement. - - XXX Representative Warren Worth Bailey of Pennsylvania, who was one of the leaders in opposition to military preparedness, is a mong the list of Democrats who went down to defeat in the re cent election. While his defeat may have been merely an inci dent of the general Democratic defeat in his state, yet there are many who interpret the result as a repudiation of his attitude to ward preparedness by the people of hia district. XXX it is confidently expected in of ficial circles that since the Wilson administration now has four years more in control of the executive branch of the government, a few more places will be filled through a loose administration of the civil service law, and then more strin gent rules will be adopted and more strict observance of the law will be enforced with a -view of making the new appointees more secure in their positions. XXX The deficit in national finances jumped about a million dollars a day during the week the election was held. Rheumatism Follows Expo sure. In the rain all day isgenerally followed by painful twinges of rheumatism or neuralgia. Sloan's Liniment will give you quick re lief and prevent the twinges from becoming torture. It quickly penetrates without rubbing and soothes the sore and aching joints. For sore, stiff, exhausted muscles that ache and throb from over work, Sloan's Liniment affords quick relief. Bruises, sprains, strains and other minor injuries to children are quickly soothed by Sloan's Liniment. Get a bot tle today at your druggist's, 25c. -Adv Brief Items. Clean skimmed milk is a valu able food, but it should be sold as skimmed. , " The Chinese make an. appetiz ing table sauce out of soy beans, wheat and rock salt. The melting point of southern made butter is higher where cat tle are fed cottonseed products. Fortyfive thousand dead ducks, victims of wild duck disease, were picked up on one marsh near Great Salt Lake. In 1904, out of the total road and bridge expenditures, $20, 000,000 of the $80,000,000 was paid in labor that is, worked out on the roads.. The so-called. u u anty legend on packages tf foods and drugs does not mean that the United States government has passed on the quality of the product. Concentrated , cider, which keeps better and is much less bulky than the ordinary product, can be made by freezing and centrif ugalizing, which eliminate water and leave behind sugar and flavor. The sense of direction in mig ratory birds is a3 marvelous as it mysterious. The familiar inhab itants of our dockyard martin boxes return the next year to these same boxes, though mean while they have visited Brazil Fur-bearing animals are now protected by general law3 fixing close seasons in 26 states and Al aska, and in all the Canadian provinces except Yukon. Thir teen additional states have close seasons for one or two species of fur animals. Federal laws pro hibit the shipment in interstate commerce of wild animals killed in violation of state laws or the shipment of the skins of such an imals. Flies can be kept from breed ing in manure piles by the addi tion of a small quantity of cyan- amid, which kills the larvae and at the same times adds to the fer tilizing value of the manure. When alfalfa is stacked the center of the stack should always be kept full and well packed dur ing the whole time of building, and the top cf the stack should be well covered with canvas, marsh hay, or some kind of fine grass which will turn water, and then be weighted to resist the effect of the wind. Fine-Tar Relieves a Cold. Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey con tains all the soothing elements of the pine forest. It heals the ir ritated membrane, and by its an tiseptic properties loosens the phlegm you breathe easier, and what promised to be a severe cold has been broken up. For that stuffed-up feeling, tight chest or sore throat take a dose of Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey and prevent a wearing, hacking cough dragging through, the winter. At your druggist, 25c Adv DOCTORS FOR PROHIBITION Detroit Medical Society Declare Against the Use of Liquor. Detroit. Mica. A short time before the wet and dry election, which planed Michigan in the dry column, the Do trodt Medical society endorsed state wide Prohibition by a vote of 13 1 to 31. The society declared that as a re sult of the technical training and ex perlence of its members, their scien tific knowledge of the deleterious ef fects of the moderate and immoderate use of beverages containing alcohol, that the elimination or decrease of the use of alcoholic beverages would be of the greatest service in prevent ing and curing diseases. The society. therefore, declared in favor of state. wide prohibition of the- manufacture and sale of all alcoholic-beverages. War Beats Aloehol. Cleveland, O. For ' the first time alcohol takes- second place as the cause of insanity among patients in the Cleveland State Hospital for tin Insane, according to figures complied by Dr. Hyde, head of that institution During the past-year 131 patients, or 33 per cent of the total number ail mitted, eae from bo-mes . rendered desolate by the loss of relatives in the European war. Heretofore alco hoi stood at the head of the list of causes of -insanity. It required world war to be more destructive than John Barleycorn. ' Palestine. We have to record this week the death of ou loved neighbor and friend, Mrs. Hattie Harris, who passed away very suddenly last Wedpesday evening. She had beeny in active connection with the Grange for years, was a faithful Pythian Sister, a mem her of the F. B. C class of the Disciple Sunday-school and tea cher of the sej.t class. Now, having: finished her course, she rests from her labors and her works do follow her." On Wednesday, November 29, the Palestine school will hold a Community Day. Let all who can assist in any way to make it a great success, do so. Ralph Klase, one of the young citizens of .this vicinity, took un to himself a bride, one of India- ana's fair daughters, last Wed nesday. The Rally Day and Home Com ing of. the Disciple Sunday school was certainly a great affair. There were ninetyeight who ate dinner together at the Junior hall, and more could have been feisted on the great abundance of food provided. Visitors pres ent were John Roland and wife of Fountain City, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Hiatt of Lynn, Ind., C. A. Wilt and family of Greenville, Wm. McCartney and wife of Nashville, Mrs Nan? Noll and Mrs. Ella Noll of Turkey Center, Herschel Jeff eris and family, Nor man Teaford and family, and others. A programme was given in the afternoon and all departed feeling that the day was well spent. Nov. 20. From Palestine. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CASTOR I A Road Repair Work is Not Emergency. Ordinary road repair work does not constitute such an emergency for which a tax may be levied in excess of the Smith law 1 per cent limitation, so the Supreme court holds in a decision uphold ing the contention of Attorney General Turner. In Jane the Cuyahoga county commissioners adopted a resolu tion levying a tax to repair, re construct and maintain certain roads, under the emergency pro vision of the Smith act, the pro posed levy amounting to $600, 000. The county auditor refused tc place the levy on the duplicate unless ordered to do so by the court Attorney General Turner argued that if repairing could be considered an emergency, thro' neglect ,of roads, emergencies could be created for which the tax limit could be evaded in eve ry county. The ruling of the court is of . ... . t V considerable importance, as some thing like 20 counties, following a Miami county eourt decision, which is upset by the high court's ruling, proceeded to make levies outside the Smith law for road repair. Ohio Journal of Com- iiK rce. COURT HOUSE NEWS. PROBATE COURT. H. S. Arnett was appointed guardian of Henry L. Fitzwater; bond $1000. Inventory and appraisement filed in estate of Christian Liv ingston. Deed of assignment filed from Lawrence V. Keel to Losh O. Harbaugh and latter filed appli cation to be appointed such as signee. Order of public sale of real es tate issued in estate of George Coleman. Second account filed in estate of Carry S. "Jones. Statement in lieu of an account filed in estate of Nancy Walker. Eighth account filed in guard ianship of Gust A. Schellhouse. Losh O. Harbaugh v. as ap pointed assignee in trust for the benefit of the creditors of Law rence V. Keel ; bond $3500. Answer of Nancy E. Shuff filed in estate of Earc 3 E. Shuff. Secord account filed in guard ianship of Mary J. Kendall. Fust account filed in guardian ship of Chester W. Welbaum. Last will of Moses Holhnger was filed for probate and record. Inventory and appraisement filed in estate of Elizabeth Schn eider. First and final account filed in estate of Sarah L. Nevel. Petition filed to sell real estate to make distribution according to the terms of the will in estate of F. M. Lamb. Third and final account filed in guardiajaship of Hernley Tim mons. Inventory and appraisement filed in estate of Lewis Kley, al so petitioii to sell personal prop erty at private sale and order of sale issutd. Order of appraisement of real estate returned in guardianship of Benjamin Hagedorn. Inventory and appraisement filed in estate cf Adam Hill. First and final account filed in estate of J. C. I. Kelch. Inventory and appraisement filed in estate of Winfield Ver million. First and final account filed in guardianship of Lola E. John Eton. Second and final account filed in estate of Matilda Roll. Application filed for appoint ment of an administrator of es tate of Matilda Pearce and a guardian for Hilda M. Pearce and others. MAKKIAGE lJCESSttb. Hernley E. Timmons, 22, lab orer, Greenville, son of John A. Timmons, and Lillian B. Orrison, 20, Van Buren township, daught er of Benjamin F. Orrison. OrvilleH. Baker, 22, farmer, Neave township, son of Levi Ba ker, and Mary McKhann, 18, Greenville township, daughter of James McKbann. Riley Dunevant, 44, laborer, Adams township, son of William Dunevant, and Mabel G. Warren, 19, Adams township, daughter of , George Warren. John W. Hartzell, 40, laborer, Webster, son of George W. Hart zell, and Mrs. Lulu Timmons, 33, . Greenville, daughter of John H. I Harter. i T J . i nn e . j. riiwuou Armacost, iar mer, New Madison, son of Jos eph M.' Armacost, and Ethel M. Noggle, 23, New Madison, dau ghter of George M. Noggle. Walter E. Schiller, 31, cleik. Richmond, Ind., and Mrs. Maude Weadick, 27, Savona, daughter of Elmer T. Death. W. H. Morgan, 71, minister, Mansfield, O., and Mrs. E. Flor ence Peters, 59, Yorkshire. COMMON rLEAtfoOUKT. NEW CASES. 20997 Emanuel Lorton versus Peter t. Lephart and others; to recoyer $500, foreclosure of mort gage and adjustment of liens. 20998 J. W. Roberson versus Ida B. Roberson : for divorce, ex treme cruelty charged. 20999 State of Ohio on rela tion of Lottie Neargarder, versus Arnold Meyer; for bastardy. 21000 H. H. Davis versus Frank Cole and Stanley Hartzell; on a cognovit note for $90. REGISTER OF DfcEDb. Wallace Plessinger to John Dispennett, lot 1462 in Green ville, $2650. Clarence E. Barga to Alfred A. Barga, 40 acres in York town ship, $2200. E. C. Wright to Augusta Lor ton, part lots 1164 and 1165 in ville, $550. Charles G. Herman to Abe Bloom, lot 295 in Arcanum, $1. R. R. Winters to The Winters Dairy Co., 200 acres in Richland township. $20,941. B. C. Pasteur to V. Robison. 80 acres in York township, $8050. Hester C. Strait to Rosa B. Shook, 2 and 41-100 acres in New Weston, $950. Benjamin T. Hughes to Wm. Livingston, lot 902 in Greenville, $2500. Mary F. Wallace to N. S. Wal lac, part lot 391 in Union Citj), $3200. Mary Cordon to Mary F. Wal lace, part lots 228 and 229 in Un ion City, $3100. Murteous B. Kinkead to Daniel A. Finfrock, lot 692 in Green ville, $1200. Lurton Emrick to Lottie Em- rick, 21 acres in Wayne town ship, $1550. James Johnson to Martha Kro- nour, 62 acres in Franklin town ship, $1. CASTOR iA For Infants and Children In Use For Over 30 Years Always bears the Signature of In Wet Belmont County. sst rinirsviile. o. Within a few months' time this year the mayor o! m imvii ngsnitfied fines aggregating 132.000 against bootleggers and speak easies operating In tne counij. tn.n i. f tho wettest counties in Ohio. population considered, and boasts or the biggest saloon in the state. Al though Home Rule liquor shops aro plentiful, the county is overrun with Illicit sellers. This proves the failure of license in stamping ut lawless u Quor selling. OFFICIAL REPORT FULL OF INTEREST Smashes Claims of Ohio Llpr MsIL LAWLESSNESS ON INCREASE Report of Inspection Department o' the State Liquor Licensing Board Shows That fn the Ten Counties Having Vajority of Saloons of the State Were Two-thirds of All Li quor Cases Prosecuted and Two thirds of All Fines Assessed For Li quor Law Violations. Columbus, O. If Ohio's license law tends to discourage speakeasies an! bootleggers, 1 saloonkeepers are men f "good moral character," as the law says they must be, and if lawlessness on the part of licensed and unlicensed dealers is decreasing, there is nothing in the annual report of the inspection department of the state liquor licenn ing board to show it. Oii the -contrary, that report shows that during the past year 123 saloon l.cupers were prosecuted, and an even 100 were convicted. The year previ ous there were 83 saloonkeepers pros ecuted and 57 convicted. During the past year, covered by the report of the board, the state in spectors prosecuted 902 cases against illicit dealers and secured 726 convic tions, as compared with 696 cases prosecuted and 433 convictions the year previous. The fines assessed during the year covered by the report aggregate $143,327 as against 186,919 for the previous year. The cases prosecuted included speakeasy keepers as well as licensed dealers and totaled 1,027, or nearly 3 for every day in the year. The total convictions were 826 or more than 2 for every day in the year. The cases covered by the report are those only prosecuted by state inspectors, and do not Include the cases prosecut ed by local officers. The seven largest counties in Ohio in point of population are Cuyahoga, Hamilton, Franklin, Lucas. Montgom ery, Summit and Stark. These coun ties have big cities and these cities are full of licensed saloons. Three other unusually wet counties are the river counties of Belmont, Jefferson and Columbiana. These ten counties constitute the paradise of the wet in terests of Ohio. As these ten counties have more than a majority of all the saloons in the state, and as the liquor men argue that saloons decrease illegal selling, one would expect to find few prosecu tions and convictions in these wet counties. However, according to the report of the inspection department, in these ten super wet counties there wern 679 cases prosecuted out of 1,027 in the entire SS counties. In these same 10 counties there were 333 convictions cut of S-fi in the entire SS counties. In these 10 wettest counties the fine aggregated $9S,0S3 out of the $143,327 assessed in the entire estate. In other words, two-thirds of all the-total f.nes assessed are in these 10 counties, where more than a majority of the model saloons of the stats are located. During this same period covered by the report of the inspection depart ment, there was not a conviction in Harrison county, considered the dry est county in the state. Neither was there a conviction in Morgan county, said to be about as dry as Harrison. If Prohibition increases bootleggers and speakeasies and saloons decrease these pests, why are prosecutions and convictions more numerous where sa loons are thickest, and why do they dwindle 'to practically nothing where there are no saloons? The report of the inspection depart ment proves the contention of th drys that license increases bootleg ging, that speakeasies are most pro lific where saloons are most numer ous, and that license and lawless ness go hand in hand. LARGEST DRY CITY MAKES GOOD RECORD Statement From Chief ot Police ol Ontario. Toronto, Canada. This city wif.t its more than 400,000 people is now the largest dry city in America, Ac cording to Chief of Police Grassett, in an interview in the Toronto Globe, the passing of the saloon has made a wonderful change in the city. The chief says: "Since Prohibition has been in force Toronto has become a different place from the point of vie.v of the police. The stations are almost empty. The streets are quiet and po licemen are free now to attend to other duties which before, to a cer tain extent, were neglected. Prom Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. last year, there were 1.039 arrests for disorderly con duct resulting from drunkenness, while rn the same months this year that number had decreased to 214. Kvldence of satisfaction with this era of Proiiibltlor is being given con stantly by men who we:- never known to be teiaperau.i' advoc&teV $ - is 1 i 4; -'! I. "