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-.- OWINGSVILLE OUTLOOK, OWINGSVILLF. K .'. via if - V -,-... V AID FOR MERCHANT MARINE IS URGED PRESIDENT HARDING PRESENTS CONCRETE PLAN TO KEEP FLEET AFLOAT Customs Levy Would Supply Ship Sub sidy Other Provisions For Uphold ing America's Pride On Sevei Seas Naval Reserve Is Provided. Washington. Solution of the Amer ican merchant marine problem wns put squarely up to Congress by President Harding, when he appeared heforc a 3oint session of tlie Senate and House of Hepresentatlves -with a message set ting forth In detail a concrete plan tor the rehabilitation and maintenance of an adequate merchant murine through Government aid. The Administration plan baset' upon comprehensive Study of the subject by members of the United States Shipping Board and other maritime experts eon oemed with the restoration of Ameri can commercial supremacy on the high seas, contemplates the return to rrirate Interests of the gigantic fleet of United States merchant ships built iurlnit the World War under conditions which will insure to them a reasonable return ira their Investment In essen tials It diners slightly. If any, from forecasts of the last few days provid ing both fur direct subsidies and Indi rect aid to the owners and operators of vessels flying the flag of the United States. Direct subsidies are to be paid from a fund to be established by diverting 10 per cent of all customs receipts, and all tonnage charges, taxes and fees Ira posed on vessels entering the ports of continental United States, estimated to yield approximately f.Ti.000.000 annual ly. Indirect aid Is to !e provided by appropriating one-half of all profits above 10 per cent, establishing of a construction fund of $125,000,000 from the sale of the tonnage now hold by the Shipping Hoard, to be loaned for shipbuilding at 2 per cent, deductions from income taxes of shippers equal to per cent of freight paid on goods Imported In American ships, a"d more liberal depreciation allowances :i the income tax returns on ships. Other provisions of the plan contemplate that not more than SO per cent of the immigrants to the United States shall be transported in foreign ships and the Induction of Amrvican merchantmen officers nnd sailors Into the naval re terve vit'i allowance In pay. ACE LIMIT TtAjnn. Muqg T7 In thA int, Mountains of Pern lives a race that M?i8 an n iimu auu Kilts ail who reach the fateful mark, says Dr. Jos eph Barcroft, British scientist and au thor, who headed an expedition to Pern to study the effect of high alti tudes on the oxygen content of the blood. The party passed practically til of Its time at Cerro de Pasco, a minUr: town of 10,000 Inhabitants 143) feet above the sea level. "In each village." said Dr. Barcroft. who is delfvering a series of lectures at 1rwell Institute, "an ofl-.cial Is ap pointed to terminate the careers of persons who live too long." PAIR ENTERS DEATH PACT - 1 -The bodies of Henry. Juingzi r. tr. yenrs old, and his wife Catherine, jW wr found on the kitchen floor of the'' home near here by their two children, who awoke at "the sound of shots. A rcvotvfr clutched In Kllngzer't hand led poui to believe the man shot his wife and then ended bis own 11e. Grief over the recent death of a babe caused the pair to enter a death pact, police said. SCHOOLS PROTECT NATION Calcngo. Declaration that clvlliza wt.Wi "n America was being held to ' wh( ' y the public schools against Va i ttalaughts of millions of unedu oteu' ".u European immigrants was ,aJk," If G Clark, of Sioux Cltj. ,. re the NatJcnal Edu cation j'!o. lie said that pres sure of prper.i. financial distress should not lead American communities Itfto the economic orrVjr of redsdng teachers' salaries. STEAL $75,000 IN GEMS Chicago. Four armed robbers held tip a broker's office in a down-town building, bound and gagged two men and a woman, and escaped with unset diamonds valued at approximately 575,000. Tiie losers were Daniel D. Coudich, a diamond broker; Edward Eiscn, a Jewelry salesman, and Miss Stacin Virvicz, stenographer for Cou- ydlch. SUFFRAGE BILL DEFEATED Tokyo. The universal suffrage bill. It n uced in the Diet by the opposl ti' was defeated by a vote of 243 to 1 1? The final debate was not attend ed the promised demonstration, a tn torm, accompanied by a cold vi' , Interfering. - ' BRITAIN SEEKS CUSTODY Key West, Fla. The British Gov ernment mcved to obtain custody of members of the British sctooner Lew is Brothers, held here In connection with the death at sea of Captain H. Chute, of the vessel, when British Vice Consul Taylor forwarded to Washington a request based upon In ctructions from his Government that the men be extradited to Nassau, Six men are held here In connection , with the case, one, V. Bracklehurst, mate of the schooner, on a Coroner's charre of murder. REDS TO LOOT CHURCHES Moscow. Confiscation of valuables of Russian churches has been ordered to begin within a week commencing with the wealthiest churches. 1'roceeJs from the sale of thes- articles are to be used for famine relief. The question as to what articles are absolutely no?. eseary for religious and sacramental purpose Is left to the pudgment of the Central Committee, according to Instructions pu)lisjcl today. Should rtlcles of museum Interest be found the&e will be banded to the museums. PANTOMIME PURELY ROMAN IDEA Not until the drama had been estab lished for more than BOO years was the pantomime, one of the simplest forms of dramatic art, originated. The drama was the Invention of the Greeks, bnt the pantomime was a purely Roman Idea. Two aspiring actors, Pyludes and Bathyllus, one of whom was afflicted with, throat trouble, save the first perform ce of this kind In ,tie year 22B.C V was only a make Pawtucket Valley A mob of striking textile workers In taken shortly afier the strikers stormed REFUGEES KILLED BY THOUSANDS WHILE FLEEING FROM IRON HAND OF SOVIET, GERMANS SAY Reach Roumania Only To Be Pushed Back Into Fire of Bolshevik), Sur vivors. Declare Bodies Lie In Snow On Bank of Dneister, Reports Fugi tiva. IWIIn Refugees crossing the Dneis ter from Russia lato Roumania ure tMlng sent hack across the frozen river by General Popovlch, Roumanian re fugee controller, and then nre shot by the Cheka as soon ns they set foot on Russian soil, according to the story told by Germans arriving from the Volga district, who crossed into Rou mania two weeks ago 'The only exceptions are persons who can lay claim to a piece of ground or a house In Roumania, or whose dip lomatic representatives supply funds for transportation through the coun try," said Kriederlch Hartniann, a forty-seven-year-old Russian, turn of German parentage and formerly at tached to the city administration In Saratov, who has reached Berlin. Hnrtmann declared that thousands had been shot by the Bolshevik! and now He in heaps under the snow on the Russian side. 'I saw the bodies of 40 Russian Jews whom the Cheka shot when on the Russian shore, to which tttey had been driven by Roumanian rifles after run ning the Soviet guard," said Hartniann. This took place shortly after a score of Germans crossed in our party. "Two men told me they had seen the shooting, but, not believing this, I went to tlie river and saw the bodies lying in the snow where they had fallen a few minutes before. They were thrown Into n common grave, to He frozen until spring. 'We were being held by Roumanians While the German Minister was ar ranging transportation to Germany. Hartniann asserted that Bolshevik of ficers and soldiers wire a law unto themselves when on duty at Isolati-d stations, or alone. Tlie orders of Xlckolal Lenlne and lxen Trotzky never were posted and never were known, he said. BRITISH PROTECTORATE ENDS London. Premier David Lloyd- George announced In the House of Commons that the British protectorate over Egypt had been terminated, and that Egypt was free to' work out such national Institutions as might be suit ed to tlie aspirations of her citizens. PUPILS SAVE $4,003,000 New York. American school chil dren deposited in banks more than $4,000,000 In the last school year. It was announced by tlie American Bank ers' Association. In the preceding year the amount deposited was $2,800,- 000. The number of depositors in creased from 402,000 to SO1.000 In schools having a total enrollment In the two years, respectively, of 1,015, 000 and l,S,O0O. YAP PACT PASSED Washington. Taking Its first rati fication roll -call on the series of in ternational covenants negotiated dur ing the arms conference the Senate ratified without reservation or amend ments the treaty with Japon confirm ing American cable and radio rights on the Island of Yap. The final vote was C7 to 22, representing a margin of seven over the necessary two thirds. The 32 Democrats present divided, 13 for ratification and 10 against, while only three Republicans voted in the negative. PLANE CONVEYS CASKET Arkansas City, Kan. Conveying a casket from this city to Maple City, 20 miles east of here by airplane, and there conducting a funeral service, was performed by an undertaker and pilot on account of Hie country roads being Impassable from the. snow drifts. FOUR SLAIN; MANY HURT Mexico City. Four persons were killed and a number wounded when police fired upon a crowd of striking' chauffeurs who were conducting n de monstration In front of the City Hall. AMERICAN BEATEN TO DEATH New York. Louis Fernandez, who arrived here from South America on the steamship Kulla, announced he would ask Government officials to in vestigate the death of William Young, Phoenix, Arizona, who, he asserts, was thrown Into u Venezuelan prison and tortured and beaten to death by police of that country- Young was Iti Maracalbo, Venezuela, on business, ac cording to Fernandez, when he was charged with having conspired to overthrow the Government. shift on their part because of the ill ness of one of the performers, but their audience was so delighted that they continued with the production of the wordless drama. Sinners Are Never Bores. "'I never knew a woman who re gretted marrying a rake,' said Mrs. ThlrUton. 'I hare known women who married good; straight men, and lived Strikers Attack Drivers of Trucks Pawtucket Vnlley. It I. gathered In the the drUers of trnrt.s. retiring cotton to CASH BONUS SIDETRACKED i Substitute Plan Would Provide Insur- anco And Postpone Levy Three Years Washington. Republican members of the House Ways and Means (Vim tnittec agreed to eliminate the cash payment plan from tlie flvo-wa bonus to World War veterans and to substi tute a senil-cusli insurance ecrtiliente plan. The decision is tcntntho In that this form of the bill will tint be inssted upon rf fiscal experts pronounce It to bo unfeasable. But virtually every member of the committee is confident it Is practicable and should Treasury officials declare to the contrary It will be a matter for public opinion to de termine what will be done. Tlie decision means that now taxes will not have to be devised or present ones increased for three years, and that all bond-selling schemes, too, arc eliminated. leaders believe that within three years business will hae Improved so that this volume will mid more revenue without increasing the tnx burden and that a part of the interest on the foreign debt will be available by then that the succeeding Congress will not have the nut to crack that con fronts this one. RIVER SHIPPING STRANGLED Railroads Killed Traffic On Ohio By Rate Discrimination, Is Charge Washington. I,onvc from the liook of his experience as engineer in charge of the Improvement work of the Cin cinnati District of the Ohio River were read before the National Rivers and Harbors Congress by Major General Itnslng H. Roach. Chief of Engineers, United States Army, to support his contention that the railroad companies had succeeded virtually In driving commerce from f'C inland mterwuys of the nation. Major General Ilea ' ! i! lm. putatlou .at these wj.ii r i?re "back tn 1 ers," and !.. . cl.-dzed them as great economy u;ets that tho ' rnment has cted and atloweu , waste. Major Genera' I ..-h sr ' ' ae of the .greatest . 'i .;-h had been imposed uj.m n i ,gation was the attitude ' e ru .roads to ward waterways. "They won't prorate. They won't Issue bills of lading. What has been done tovyard tlie waterways by the rail ronds!sImpJy Is the eliminating of a competitor In business." RADIO. FOR SHUT-INS' Syracuse, X. Y. Rev. Bernard C. Clausen, pastor of the Ulrst Baptist Church, announced that radio sets would be established in the home of every "shut-In" member of the church at the expense of the cl.Btc'i, if a test next Sunday night would prove to be satisfactory. He plans to preach a tlftcrn-tr.inute sermon which nny bs picked up by all stations within a forty-mile radius. TELLS EDITOR OF BEATING Beaumont, Texas. John Sullivan, dairyman, was taken out by a group of masked men and severely beaten. He was released In front of a nowspaer office here and commanded to report the occurrence to the editor. "They told me to tell you that they whipped me because I whipped my inothor," he said to the newspaper man. BONDS TOTAL $700,000 Columbus, 0. Bonds totaling ?700, 000 were required by a Columbus Magistrate when four alleged bunk bandits were arraigned. They are ac cused of having held tip the Citizens' Trust and Savings Bank. A Frank lin County special grand Jury has been called to consider the case. LIFE SENTENCE FOR ORPHAN Iuporte, Ind. John MoIIIck, fifteen' year-old orphan, was found to be gull ty of murder in the second degree and sentenced to life imprisonment at hard labor in Porter County Circuit Court, He was convicted of having slain Mrs. Robert Stalz, who had adopted him. Three hours -fler tlie Jury went out It returned a verdict. Sentence was pronounced immediately. MoIIIck will be taken to Michigan City Peniten tiary. Under a new ruling all life prisoners are accepted there regard less of age. LOCKED UP WITH WINE! Lynn, Mass. Twenty-seven dice players and twenty-seven barrels of wine were locked up In the same Jai' corridor. Whei the prisoners reeled into the courtroom next day the court told them severely that they should have known 'otter than to drink liquor In the law's custody and fined them $1 each for gaming. Thuy paid, a few of them rc-uarklng that the wine was well worth It. Jail officials were ordered to keep prisoners and liquid seizures separa'.J bernftr . with them for lift quite ,cces. y but In their hera they kne' loss of ndventure, tin. ihtr not own to It. It's the sinners w. never bore.'" 'I believe nil actors a. ' married ns soon as they are born. I never met one who was a bachelor. Not even ut n week-end.' "Oh, well, they must say something In self-defense, musn't they. 'I shnll be very fond of hliti,' said Mnry. com posedly. 'You will have to, to make vpur married life endurable.' '1 think the one thing a woman never forgives railroad ynrds. This photograph was the mills. COMPROMISE PLAN " FOR BONUS FAVORED CASH PAYMENTS LIMITED TO $50 HALF OF TOTAL AVAILABLE FOR LOAN Immediate Cost To Government Would Be Only $16,000,000 Scheme As Outlined Would Not Make Necessary New Taxes Quick Relief To Needy Veteran Provided. Washington. A compromise sol diers' bonus plan, under which tho ca!i feature would be eliminated whore the former -ervlc men would be entitled to more than adjust ed seritv pay, wns agreed upon tenia lively, but unanimously, by a special sulicoininitlee of the Republican menu hers of the House Ways anil Means Committee. In the nature of a s'l'istitute for the discarded cash feature there would no added to the adjusted service certifi cate title a provision w'.iich would en able the men selecting the certificate option to (btaln immediat-Myirom batiks a loan equal to one half of the adjusted service pay to which they would be entitled on the basis of $1 a day for domestic service and $1.25 a day for overseas services. In announcing the compromise agree ment Chairman Joseph W. Fordney said it probably would be a week1 be fore all details of the loan provision could be worked out and the original bill nmonded to conform to It. He ex pressed the opinion that the plan would be so well received by House members generally that It would not be nece.-sary to submit tlie hillto a party conference, thus speeding up the time of Its submission to the He - Chairman Fordney and othc mitteemen said they believed tb i -' plan would meet with general : in and out of Congress, for time ' i sons, which were summarized a a Hal lows In a formal statement Issued b)r Representative William It. Green, o Iowa, ranking Republican on the com. mlttee. "1. T "Jv veteran can obta' mon'- i- v . his certificate 1 issued . arer amount man Is provided oy the cash plan of the origi nal bill. "2. No '. I'afts to be made on the Tren:- - i .1 the expiration of three ye.'r- "3. No taxes required." Members of the subcommittee esti mated that the cash payments propos ed In the case of service men entitled to more than $50 would total $10,000, 000. MAIL POUCHES STOLEN Kankakee, 111. Four registered mall pouches, each tilliyl to capacity nnd believed to contain only registered mall, were stolen from tlie Illinois Central baggage room after they had been taken from South Bound Train tin. 5 from Chicago. Two pouches wertj consigned to Kankakee, one to Bloomington, III., and the fourth wns to be transferred to a Big Four train for the East. OFF TO A GOOD START! Walnut Ridge. Ark. Henry Saffcll, 54 years old, and wife, 44, became the parents of triplets, two girls weighing eight pounds each and a boy weighing nine pounds. The SafTells were married a year ago. FIVE MOURNERS BURNED New York. Five mourners around the bier of four-year-old Angellne Zarcare.-e were burned seriously when the draperies of the little coffin caught fire from lighted candles in the Zarcarese home In Brooklyn. Af ter a struggle firemen dragged to safety the five adults who hail been overcome and rescued the charred body of the girl from the blazing cof fin. THREE MINERS ENTOMBED San Francisco, Cnl. Three miners were entombed in a cavc-ln at the 1,-000-foot level of the Idaho-Maryland Mine In Grass Valley, Cnl., the com pany reported to the State Industrial Accident Commission. Tlie men ap parently had room .o move. Tappings on an air pipe Indented that at least. one of the mer wns alive. An air pipe and a water pipe leads to the sec tion of the mine where the men were entombed. The mine crew and volun teers are working to reach the men. AGREE ON REPARATIONS Berlin. A provisional agreement reached between the Allied Repara tions Commission and the German Government provides for the annual payment by 'Germany of 720,000,000 gold marks in cash and 1,150,000.000 gold marks In kind. It was announced. Should tho deliveries in kind not reach the total fixed, the cash payments will not be Increased, under this agree ment. Thus, it Is pointed out, the Entente should have considerable in terest in seeing that the stipulated de liveries of products were made. Is having nothing to forgive,' returned Mary." From "Wandering Fires." by .slf Wyllnrde. Longevity of Women. Although on the average women live longer than men. a woman of twenty five hns fewer chances of living to fifty than a man of the same age. On the pther band, If n man Mid woman have both reached the ng- f fifty, the chances nre that the w in will out Hjve the man. a fact i.ocfited for by e dlfTc p In tempi r- uent NEWS CULLINGS rom Kentucky I'aducah. More than IKK) pupils in the I'ailucah schools will Join in ob servance of a "Week of Song." Henderson. On refusal to enter n plea, Kd K. Held was fined s-100 and costs by Judge Hunt In Circuit Court on tho charge of suffering gaming on his promises. Three weeks ago lie was fined on a similar charge. Louisville. The State Bonn! of Charities and Corrections paroled Sam Searcy, of Jefferson (Vjunty, who serv ed two years In the penitentiary for voluntary manslaughter. He was sen tenced at tlie December term, 1120, of the Jefferson Circuit Court. London Mr. and Mrs. .Matt Mor gan, ages 75 and OS, respectively, were victims of Influenza, their deaths be ing only a few hours apart. Mr. Mor gan was a well-to-do citizen and was formerly active In politic. Two sons, A. L. Morgan, lumber dealer, and Sam Morgan, coal operator, are both crit ically III with the "flu." I'aducah. Dr. John U Wober, pastor of tho Broadway Methodist Church of this city, will be one of the two repre sentatives from the United States to speak at the reciprocity meeting to be held In Montreal, Canada. The other speaker will be Irvin S. Cobb, I'adu cab's distinguished son. Dr. Weber will deliver a series of popular lectures in Texas before going to Canada. Howling Green. Mrs. Ivy Kllison Huffman, missing milliner, was found underneath a neighbor's house, after more than a week's .ibs-ince, where she had hidden, without foul or w.i'cr. Mrs. HufTman suffered a nervous breakdown several months ago. At the time she vanished she was scantily clad. She was so weak when found that she could not walk and could scarce ly talk. Louisville The I.ouIsvllle Tlaning Mill Company, unless It appeals, will hae to pay $1,014.47 to Anthony J. Steffans, who sued the planing mill concent for a sum In excess of $1W'', alleged to he the balance due for In stalling a dnst collecting system In tha mill. The case-was tried by a Jury In Judge Krieger's court, that body re fusing to allow several counter-ch-Ims that had been set up by the defendanr. Louisville Automobile dealers, gar age men nd accessory dealers from all parts of the state met at the tem porary headquarters of the Iuls vllle Automobile Dealers' Association In the Armory and formed the Ken tucky Automotive Trade Association, die first organization of Its kind ever formed In the state. The object of the organization Is to assist the auto motive dealers thruout the state and stimulate trade In all automotive lines. Murray The contracts for the new high school building have been let In thr-e parts by he Murray School T. ail 'J'" oi , f.-, the building wns V-fe-. V1' ' -ns fc Ragsdale, ' - . Tho bulld- ni to b. -.-i furyear brick. lumb.ng .ntract was let to tlie 'lies Manufacturing Company, of il tf -vllle, for $2,000. The heating vas given to Ed Hanar.; of w 'or $VW0. The building is ' o -.. eted In 125 working days ? v :x.uo contract Is signed. .Uhland. The city council has con ; " d for "new fire equipment and a - !l"e station In the city which will o.i proximately $40,000. The advls r' b. t J of the city council la working on plai.s of occupational tax to take care of the debt being created by the conrcii to purchase this new equipment f - :! fire departmenL When this Is done. Ashland will be able to take care of n. emergency. The new equipment coi - Ma of pumpers, hose and a now fire station; however this Is hinging upon the placing of the occupational tax. Decision will be made later on wlvcier the tax will be tlie occupa tional tax or manufacturing license tax. 1 kfort Judgment of the Whit le r .It Court In the case of O. S. Bt i t the George M. Eady corn pat .i Louisville, to test the valid ity ji an ordinance and enforce a stat utory lien for street Improvements on certain pieces of property In Corbin was sustained today by the Court of Appeals, xhe question whether Cor bin, Ijlug partly in three counties, can legally be classified as a city of the fourth class is not decided. The court held, however, that the strcat Improvements made by the Eady com pany were done In good fnith and were satisfactory and therefore should be paid for. Onenton. The business section of Owentot, ,;'"7ed a $G0,000 loss oy fire. The '"re originated in the base ment of Klrschmer's fruit store and was - 'ivered about 3 a. m. The cause wni . known. The buildings de stroyed wt - Walkers, Hartsough and Arnold'b i ing, occupied by Daniel clothing st ; Boyar's dry goods store. Mrs. T. . Perry, millinery; Dave Klrschmer, fruit store, and B. W. Red ding, undetaklng establishment. Five families wre left homeless. There were nbout $30,000 insurance on the entire properties. Louisville Bankers throughout Ken tucky will beenlisted In the campaign of the livestock breoders of Kentucky to Increase tie raising of pure bred stock of all kiids In conformity with a resolution endorsing the movement passed at a seetlng of bankers at luncheon given y the Louisville Stock Exchange. It Isunderstood the whole hearted backli? of the Kentucky Fanners Assocition will be pledged when the Kentuty Livestock Improve ment Assoclatloi Is formally organized under a plan reently adopted to In clude all Interest involved. ANCIENT HJMBER LORE Xhe lore of nutmyr.ip Moped by tbr ancient Chaldei Ttomans ar.d Jews vas lc; 1cted with the pijeudo-sr and express puted result of nature. Ir have uppen' divine qe the f-' till' PI. iulslllc Mrs. Minnie Fecht, 51 ears old. whoe skull was fractured poHi e say, by her son, Joseph. 21 years old, who. It is alleged, beat her with n hatchet while she lay asleep, died after surviving the Injuries several days. lioulsville In Judge Gordon's court a Jury awarded Fred Relgel a verdict of $25. He sued Samuel Stitz and Will Sbeehan for $105.25. alleging that Stltz's automobile, driven by Sheehan, ran into and damaged his car on Oc tober 31 on Portland avenue. Hlrktnan News has been received here of another tentative Increase In tlie county's taxes, amounting to $150,000. made by the state tax com-mis-Inn at Frankfort. TliK commis sion raises the taxes in this county every ear. nuking a raise last year of about $SOO.000. I'xlnglon Dates for the state con vention of the Travelers' Protective Association which will be held here, were announced by Charles F. Darna by. head of Post F. The dates chosen are .May 4 and 5. More than 300 del egates, representing eighteen posts thruout the state, will attend the con ference. Frankfort A new trial was ordered by the Appellate Court In the case of Ben M. Osborne against Florence Holtzclaw, appealed from the Scott Circuit Court. In which Mrs. Holtz claw bad obtained a Judgment for $2,000 damages for personal injuries following an auto collision on the turnpike between Georgetown and Ie'xington. Tlie court holds that er roneous Instructions were given In tills case. Frankfort Adjt. Gen. Jackson Mor ris was notified by the War Depart ment that tho Kentucky National Guard will attend training camp at Ctunp Knox during August. The LTSth Field Artillery. Louisville, will be In camp from July 30th to August 13 nnd the ltnth Infantry. 3Sth Military Police Company, 3Sth Tank Company, 137th Hospital Company and .V.rd and 51th Machine Gun Squadrons from August 13 to 27. Louisville Fire destroyed a shed of the plant of tho Continental Car Company of America. Incorporated, 4721 Park boulevard. Highland Park, causing damage estimated at $5,000. The origin of the blaze could not be determined. The destroyed shed, a ne-story building of frame construc tion. Is Isolated from the main plant and contained miscellaneous equip ment and a few automobile bodies valued at $250 each. They were burned. Whltesburg. The Consolidation Coal Company, operating In the Elkhorn field of this country, recently acquired more than 10,000 acres of coal lands in Buchanan and Ruasell Counties, Vir ginia, and 11,000 acres In Eastern Ken tucky, comprising The Carter Com pany's interests, it was learned here. Development of much of the properties are to be undertaken this year. It wns announced. A part of the coal lands In both States are already under de veloimient, but extensions are prom ised. Lor Chester : 2.", was sho' Imost -.I'll kin-l by Ji" .""50. in- i . er, in a re- r ..vn of the c .nty. Smith surrendered and was brought to jail here. There were no witnesses to the killing, but Smith states that Jones came to his home and attacked him without cause. Smith lived nh.he In a small barn that he had convert, 1 into living quarters. Several years ngo he was tried here on a lun.i'-y charge and committed to the Lakeland Asylum, but remained only a short time. Madljonvllle W. W. Crick, former county judge: J. V. Poole, former road engineer, and eight former members of the Fiscal Court were Indicted in Circuit Court here on charges of ir regularities In the expenditure of county road funds. Poole also Is In dicted for employing his sons and son-In-law In county road work In viola tion of the law. The members of the Fiscal Court indicted are: I. J. Tuck er. H. B. Gross. D. L. Lamb. B. L. Gordon, B. K. Lafoone, M. L. Clayton, Lonnie Morrow and S. H. Moseley. Investigation of the receipts and ex. pendltures of the State Board of Health was asked In a joint resolution offered by Senator Frank Daugherty, Democrat. The investigating commit tee is to be composed of senators and representatives, and it will have the power to investigate all records and employ such as It .deems necessary. Senator Daugherty, explaining the resolution, said that no criticism of the present State Board of Health was implied, but that he merely thought the senators and representatives would like to know where the state board's money was coming from and where it was going. Lexington. A voluntary petition In bankruptcy was filed in United States District Court by the Callahan Coal Company and S. J. Callahan, of Elka towa, Breathitt County, fixing assets at $S3S and liabilities at $1,G30.41. Lexington. A contract for an In dustrial show here this spring and nn Industrial, commercial and agricultur al survey was signed by the Lexington Board of Commerce with a Chicago concern. The show is to be an exhibi tion of the trade and Industrial pro ducts of the city. Murray. The Overland Garage hero was closed by the Sheriff. The princi pal creditor Is the Bank of Murray, to which the garage is Indebted $8,000. The assets will exceed $7,000 It Is be lieved. Ixiulsville. I.OSS that may exceed $75,000 was caused by fire of undeter mined origin at the Continental Car Company's plant. Highland Park. The fire started In the drying room and spread to the paint room. Three hun dred truck bodies were consumed, ac cording to an official of the firm. powers. And It was, as Is believed, thus that the superstition arose con cerning the unlucky character of the number 13, from astronomical proc esses as i '.cted In the traditions of the O r.-D Israel. New Tork "-.! bune. Lotty Bridge Towers. two pr.ajipal towers of tit". ..I llll.l..TI l.'U. U..on..c.l. sjlng New York wtt "-be as high as tX CANADIAN MINERS MAY JOIN STRIKE WITH AMERICAN WORKERS IN APRIL, ASSERTS OFFICIAL FOLLOWING PEACE CON FERENCE Prospect For An International Walk Out Is Certain If Operators And Men Fall To Agree, This Official De clares. Calgary. Canada and tho United States face an International strike of coal miners, to begin April 1, n state ment Issued by Robert LIvett. Interna tional Board member for District No. IS United Mine Workers of America, declared. The announcement follow ed the break up of the peace confer ence between miners and operators. Mr. IJvett said that ballots have been sent out to all locals of the Unit ed Mine Workers in both Canada and tho United States and that members are being asked If they desire to give power to the Policy Committee ap pointed at the Indianapolis convention to call a general strike April if agree ments are not consummated by that date. Ballots are to be returned to district headquarters by March 15. Mr. LIvett would not express an opinion regard ing the probable outcome of the vote. 3Ir. LIvett said the next move was up to operators. They refused at a meeting here to negotiate other than on their own demands, he said. "As soon as they are willing tn re cede from their mandatory position we will be only too willing to reach nn agreement that will bo satisfactory to both sides. The situation Is such that In all probability there will be a cessa. tion of operations April 1 unless oper ators alter their attitude in the Inter val," he said. Indianapolis, Ind. Single state wago agreements between union coal miners and operators, such as proposed by Illinois operators, are Impossible under the policy adopted by the United Mine Workers of America at their recent convention. President John I Lewis declared In a message advising Illinois union officials to reject the operators proposal for separate negotiations. THIRTEEN KILLED IN CRASH New York Central Express Hits Bus At Crossing Victims Hurled Many Feet Away Cleveland. Thirteen persons were killed and a dozen others injured when a. New York Central express train, east-bound, crashed into a crowd ed motor bus at the St. Clair street crossing In Palnesvllle, near Cleveland. Dead and dying were hurled along the railroad right of way for several hundred feet and bodies of three of the victims were on the locomotive pilot when the train was brought from its slxty-mile-an-hour pace to a halt 400 yards from the scene of the colli sion. At A. H. Roger's morgue. Palnes vllle: Miss Gladys Lasko, Falrport: Mrs. John Bartsch, Falrport : Corwln Sturn, Falrport: Ray O'lx-arv "aines- vllle.; One un . . ' 1 g vo un identified mer - III i mor gue. ; Rlchfln: ad. Char. ... Cath erine Hnrvau.. Palnesvllle-'J T. F. Steam, airport. ; Sirs. Kolto, Palnes vllle.; One unidentified man.; Two others unaccounted for. believed to have been taken to Falrport. The la jured: At Luke County Hospital: Joe Adams, Falrport, driver of the bus; dying. George H. McGee, Medina, Ohio; dying. Nick Nemo, Falrport; dying. Ray Hamilton, Falrport. broken legs, fractured shoulder; condition cri tical. Mrs. Martin Stelnbach, Falrport; Injured seriously. Carl Sullivan, Palnesvllle; injured seriously. PLANNED NEW CAMPAIGN New York. Alfred E. Lindsay, un der Indictment for having swlnddled wealthy women in fictitious stock transactions, was about to launch a Philadelphia campaign on the eve of his arrest. This was disclosed by llich ard C. Murphy, Assistant District At torney, who said his informant was Morris AVood, proprietor of the Green Hill Farm Hotel at Overbrook, Tenn. Wood lold hira Lindsay had engaged the ho'els most luxurious sul., ap parently to be In touch w ia poroa$ of means , nd social staa 1;3 FIRE DESTROYS MONTREAL CITY HALL Montreal. The Montreal Oty Hall built 30 years ago at a cost of $1,000. 000, was destroyed by fire. The great tower of the building collapsed, carry ing with It the roof and leaving only the walls of the tive-story building erect Valuable documents stored in th building. 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