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THE CELINA DEMOCRAT, CELIN A, OHIO
happenings of the World Tersely Told 17. S, Teutonic War News American tilr squadrons have en gaged In participation, with the French lu bombing opera tioin, behind the Ger man linos. These operations ure being carried out (nt n very law scale. At one time recently 120 Hilled machines were flying nt tin? same inoinelit In bombing work. I.leui. '.Villain II. Taylor of New York chasetl a German biplane from the American lines to over Piigny-sur-Mosellc. i.ortii of Poiit-u-Mousson, nml defeated the Roche III a desper ate light 5,mm meters In the air. News of the death of Ensign Stephen Totter, United States naval reserves, who was killed while fighting seven enemy single-sealed airplanes In the North sea, was received at Washing ton from the London representative of the committee on public Informa tion. Ensign rotter's machine was phot down In (lames. . In n statement Inserted 111 the house record Representative Caldwell of New York, a member of the military committee, declared that during the first ten days of May !M1,000 Ameri can soldiers were sent abroad, and said that after the expiration of one year from the arrival of the first ship ment of troops from this country the Vnlted States would have 1.000,000 men in France equipped with the necessary arms- and supplies. The avenging of the death of ?.faj. Itaoul Lufbery has begun. Since the American ace of noes was brought down his flying partners have succeed ed In bringing to earth two German planes. At the same time their French comrades of the nlr engaged the en emy plane which was responsible for I.ui'lirn death and shot It down. America's first field nrmy approxi mately 1WO.00O men has been formed in France. It is understood to consist of two army corps of three divisions each, with Col. A. W. Bjornstad as chief of staff. Cnpt. James Norman Hall of Colfax, Til., who was brought down behind the Gorman lines, Is alive in a German hospital, it was learned. He Is wounded. The American tanker William Rocko feller has been lost at sea, according to official advices reaching Washing Ion. The navy department withheld formal announcement of the disaster. Maj. Raottl Lufbery, who has been regarded as 1 lit! best aviator In the American service, was shot down in flames and killed by a big German trl plane which he was attacking over the American front in France. Lufbery Jumped from his flaming machine when Sin) yards above the ground. He had IS victories to his credit. Lufbery's home was in Wallingford, Conn. Upon approving the act of congress bringing under the finny draft law all men attaining the age of twenty-one years since the first registration day, June 1017. President Wilson issued a proclamation formally fixing next June 5 as the dale for new eligible to appear before their local boards. Ct nern! Pershing's request that American soldiers and sailors ho per mitted to accept and wear foreign dec orations given by our allies was grant ed by the senate in a resolution adopted. Domestic Nineteen persons were killed In Iowa, nine In Wisconsin and one in Illinois in storm that swept over these three states. In Iowa the storm reach ed lis greatest velocity at Boone. The heaviest death list in 'Wisconsin was at Lone Itock. Damage to property and crops in lown is estimated far In excess of .? 1,000,000. while In Wiscon sin the loss is likely to reach $1,000, 000. Ben ring nn Important report on the Russian situation from Ambassa dor Francis, James G. Bailey, first as sistant secretary to the American em bassy at Vologda, arrived at a Pacific port. Ten persons were killed, dozens In jured, two probably fatally, in a tor nado in northern Ellis and southern Rooks counties in Kansas. Codell, Books county, was practically wiped out. Probably 200 men were killed when nn explosion of T. N. T. demolished the plant of the Aetna Chemical com pany nt Oakdale, Pa. Coroner Sam uel C. Jamison ordered n census of the town in an effort to ascertain the num ber eif persons killed. Federal Agent C. K. Berge was sent rait to tret Jess C. Wilson, n Chicago draft evader. He caught up with Wil son near Spanish Fort, Ala. AYIIson said: "I'll kill anybody who tries to come after me." Berge drew his re volver and shot Wilson dead. One soldier Is missing, 18 were in jured, A. J. McAllister, engineer, was killed when a north-bound St. Louis Southwestern train was derailed by a broken angle bar near (iarland, Ark. The first ships built for the govern ment on Lake Michigan will take on cargoes for overseas at Chicago. Sergt. Herbert, rirleh of Kawkawlln, Mich., was killed by a shot from ncross the Mexican line near Hlldulgo, JTflx. Four Mexicans were killed In the l-etirn Are. C O AL fBtry early Savemonqy ILibiJttluIIitxKli All tJw-Mite Prevent fieatlMS Jays V.. rUlti ASMINUTKATKar Thomas J. Mooney was resentenced at San Francisco to hang on May 2S n n result of his conviction on a nrsc degree murder charge growing out ol I he bomb explosion, which killed ten persons lu 1010. Fifty iilrplancs being constructed foi the government were destroyed at San Francisco when six buildings occupied by the Fowler Airplane corporation were burned. An enemy plot Is not suspected. (ieriniin women in the United States are required to register with chiefs tit police or postmasters between June 17 mid 20, tinder regulations issued at Washington by the department of justice. Miss Gretna Fct.or, n schoolteacher, daughter of Henry Fet.er, a banker of Sturgeon Bay, and Itaymotul Nnple dlnskl drowned when their automobile plunged into the river at Manitowoc, Wis. Lleuts. Lathan Polk of New York city and Spencer Charles Williams of Buffalo were killed at Gerstner Held when two airplanes collided at an alti tude of It.OOO feet. It was announced til Lake Charles, La. Foreign Count l'lunkett, member of parlia ment from Roscommon, was one of the r00 men and women arrested lu connection with the German-Irish re volt In Dublin. With his arrest four or the six Sinn Feiners In parliament l ine been apprehended. The two oth ers, Ginnell and McCartan, were In Jail when the new plot was discovered. In response to a request from the Cuiti'd States, the commonwealth de cided to charter American vessels to carry wheat to the Fnited States, says a dispatch from Melbourne, Australia. European War News Twelve German airplanes were brought down during Monday's nlr lighting by British aviators, while gun tire accounted for another, and an ad ditional two were driven down on. of itrol, says a statement from Lon don. The casualties in Sunday night's air raid on London are given in n supple mental statement issued here as 41 killed and 170 injured. "Have torpedoed ship." "Am de stroying my boat. All attempts rescue useless." These two messages flashed by luminous signals from the port of Pola are all that the Italian navy knows of the fate of one of Its most gallant commanders, Captain Pelle grini. With a niotorboat and three companions he penetrated the de fenses of the Austrian naval station and sunk an Austrian dreadiiaught. The sinking of n German submarine by a French trawler is reported to Washington in an official dispatch from France. The trawler took prisoners the entire crew, including the captain. The captain of a Spanish schooner who was on hoard the submarine was released. The city of Abo, Finland, has ben captured by the Germans, who have taken prisoner the Russians found there, says a dispatch from Moscow. Thirtv-seyen persons were killed and 101 injured in an aerial attack on Lon- j don and the provinces. Four enemy machines were shot down. Of those killed 14 were women and six chil dren. Washington Every railroad president In the Fnited States was relieved from ac tive duty as executive manager of his road by Director General McAdoo. He will appoint a federal director for each road, responsible only to the rail road administration. In many cases the president of the road may be named federal director. Holland has been notified by the United States government that its re quest for three ships now In American ports to carry the balance of the grain promised It by President Wilson can not be granted and that to prevent further delay in the movement of the grain Dutch ships should be sent for it at once. President Wilson signed the sedition bill, giving the government wide pow ers' to punish disloyal acts and utter ances. President Wilson nominated three generals. MnJ. Gen. Peyton C. March -was named chief of staff, General Bliss was nominated brevet general. Gen. John J. Pershing as commander in chief of the expeditionary forces, be comes a full general. In a vigorous letter sent to the sen ate military affairs committee Charles K. Hughes made it plnin that the air craft Investigation by the department of justice must not be hampered by a parallel inquiry by tne commiuee. As his first act under the new law permitting executive rearrangement and consolidation of departments. President Wilson took production of aircraft from the nrmy signal corps and established as a separate organi sation the nlr production board, head ed by John D. Ryan of New York. An additional list of 13 men prob ably lost with the naval collier Cyclops, was received by the navy department The announcement ald they hud been transferred worn other ships to tne Cyclops. nsoirat -Kin6 A berr X V7 vto-x Wi-W NJv - Til UjX 7 K ING ALBF.KT of Belgium celebrated the forty-third anniversary of his birth re cently and many hearts went out to that little corner of Belgian territory to which ho withdrew with the remnants of his gallant army close upon four years ago, converting it into an Impregnable stronghold, from which the Germans have sought In vain to drive him. He might huve joined his ministers in the French seaport of Havre, where the seat of the Belgian government has been established since the Ger mans took possession first of Brussels and then of Antwerp. Or he could have followed the example f King Nicholas of Montenegro and taken tip his residence in Paris, where he is an object of popular admiration by rea son of the heroic resistance which he offered to the Gorman armies when the kaiser Invaded France via Belgium. But he chose to stay with his army. The odds that confronted King Al bert when the Germans undertook to traverse his territory Into France were overwhelming. He bravely faced them, nnd it was the unexpected ob stacles which the Germans encounter ed In Belgium, especially at Liege, that delayed their advance sufficiently to give time to the French and Eng lish to prepare for their reception and to stem the Hun drive upon Calais and Paris. Had it not been for the fight put up by King Albert in the early days of the war there is no doubt that the kalseis. would have accomplished his design of reaching Paris and Calais before the end of August, 1014. Under the cir cumstances it is no exaggeration to assert that Paris owes her safety in the present war and her immunity from siege and possible capture to King Albert, without whose resistance In Belgium in the beginning of August there would have been no battle of the Ma mo in September. That is why tho Parisians have a particularly warm place in their hearts for King Albert. Welcome though he would be among them, he has preferred to remain among his troops in that little corner of Belgian seacoast territory where he has made his home with his admira ble consort for close upon four years and where the daily and nightly boom ing of the Germnn guns alternates with the thunder of the waves on the seashore. Idolize King Despite Nation's Woe What the sufferings of the people of Belgium have been since the great er part of their native land has been subject to Teuton thraldom Is known hero In the new world. Not a week passes without some new story reach ing us of Germnn barbarity in the In vaded regions of King Albert's domini ons. Bestial savagery and outrage, famine nnd pillage, forced labor and Indescribable tortures have been the dally fare of the unhappy Belglnns. And yet, In the very lowest depths of their unutterable despair, they still continue to Idolize their king nnd to ejctol him for hnving sacrificed every thing to the national honor of Belgium by declining to permit the free passage Good Work for Mush. Did it ever occur to you what the word "lady" really means? It's the Anglo-Saxon word "hlafidge," "hlaf" meaning "loaf" and "dige" meaning "kneader." So that n lady, in the orig inal understanding of that title, is sim ply a bread-maker. How far we have traveled in these sophisticated and still brutal modern times from the sense of t?lat term! But Just as war in Its offensive nnd defensive movements re verts to many mediaeval practices, so in domestic particulars we are going "Grandmothers God Bless Them." In the praise and sympathy given so generously to wives and mothers of soldlera in this war, grandmothers are not often mentioned, but still, in France at least, the grandmother Is the soul of the country, according to the foreign news service of the woman's committee of the council of national defense. "They are the women who gave to France the men at Verdun, and they are now making it possible abroad for the women to ttrke the u' placet la factory nnd business, ion to :mmi y XinSAJ&erift field Uniform of the Teuton armies through Belgian territory for the invasion of France. Never one word of reproach do they titter against him for having refused with indignation to come to an under standing with the kaiser about the mnttcr, which would have averted many or the evils which have fallen to their share. They are more proud of their king than ever, and the fact thnt they are now quivering under the kaiser's heel has rendered them more than ever devoted to the rule and per son ef their own sovereign. No monarch Is more deserving of the admiration of the American people than Albert of Belgium. Alone among the occupants of the thrones of the old world lie insisted, prior to his ac cession to the crown, upon paying a prolonged visit to the United States, declaring that without it his education would be incomplete. He held that a knowledge of Ibis country and of its people was an indispensable equip ment for the duties of rulership and that be would be better qualified to serve his privileges as their king if bis training received an American fin ish. I lis sojourn in the United States dif fered from that of all other royal and imperial visitors in that it was in deference to his own demands entire ly devoid of all fuss and feathers. Af ter paying his respects in due form to the president nt Washington he laid aside his roynl state, enveloped himself-in the strictest of incognitos and then devoted himself to a quiet and en tirely unobtrusive tour of the entire Union. It was the great industrial centers tlnit excited his chief Interest and in which he made the longest stays. He accorded more time nnd attention to Pittsburgh than to Philadelphia, and to Buffalo nnd Rochester than to New York ; to Lynn and to Worcester, Mass., than to Boston, and to Providence than to Newport, R. I. At most of the places where he stayed the people re mained unaware of his identity, re garding 1dm as a foreign engineer, for he has a strong bent toward every kind of engineering. His experiences in America, extend ing over a period of nearly twelve months, seem to have opened ills eyes to the advantages of Journalism. For lifter his return home he commenced to write under an assumed name for weekly papers and monthly publica tions devoted to industrial and mari time engineering. Eventually he secured from one of these weekly newspapers a card made out in the name which he had taken as member of its staff. In the ca pacity of its representative nnd report er he thereupon visited all the princi pal shipbuilding and marine engineer ing concerns in Great Britain, France, Italy and Germany, traveling alone nnd exciting some Interest by reason of his possession of technical knowledge unusual in the ordinary newspaper man, though no one seems to have sus pected him of being a prince of the blood. His letters to his paper were remarkable for their sound sense and American understanding. It was not back to first principles. We used to consider first our important relatives. Now we do a good deal of thinking about, relative importance. The big question today is not "Who are you?" but "What can you do?" Jay Cooke, 3d, the federal food administrator for Philadelphia, says that if we're going to shove 75,000,000 bushels of wheat to the allies In four months we must each of us get along with two leaves of bread, Victory bread, a week. It's easy enough If we turn to the substi tutes we have plentifully at baud. Eat to he the breadwinner for the children. It is the women of the last generation who flre taking care of tho little chil dren, caring for them while tho moth ers are nt work, arranging for or su perintending their education, being, at advanced age, mothers all over again for the good of their country." Natural Astonishment. "This Is so sudden 1" "Do you mean his proposal?" "No; the way I got the connection as soon us I rang up " Belgian Rulers Democratic Ideas Traced to Years Sojourn in United nil-. . . oiaies until some years afterward that theit authorship was revealed. Shortly before Albert's succession to the throne he made a prolonged tour in Africa characterized by the same simplicity and unobtruslveness that had marked ids sojourn In the United States. He entered the dark conti nent at Cape Town and then made hi? way by rail, by boat and by caravan to ' Lake Tanganyika and thence through the former Congo free state, now Belgium's great African depend ency, down the Congo river to its mouth on the Atlantic coast. Ended Abuses in the Congo. His visit to Congolnnd was of in calculable value to Belgium. For nside from the encouragement which he was able to give to lonely servants of the Belgian crown working for their sov ereign in spots wholly remote from civ ilization and often undw the most dis couraging circumstances lie was able to rectify and put tin end to thousands of abuses and to initiate till sorts of reforms. Another thing in King Albert which appeals strongly to his people and to their friends and sympathizers here In America has been the singularly blame less nature of his private life, which lias remained both prior to his mar riage and ever since untouched by any breath of scandal. The Belgians hud suffered from the shortcomings in this roped of their first king ami nlso of his eldest son nnd successor, the late King Leopold II, whose indiscretions were so flagrant and notorious as to become a source of shame and of mor tification to his subjects. King A!-b.rr'-. life, like that of his parents, the late count and countess of Flan ders, has been entirely above reproach and an example to his people. He owes this largely to the training of his clev er mother, who, although a daughter of the Roman Catholic nnd nonrelgn ing branch of the house of Hohenzol lern, had a strong strain of French blood in her veins through her grand mother, the grand duchess of Baden. His Marriage a Love Match. King Albert's irreproachable life is also due to his wife, Queen Elizabeth, Royal marriages as a rule are the re sult of arrangements, internation al policy and diplomatic negotia tion. His was a love match pure nnd simple nnd such it has remained ever since, the trials, the sorrows, the hard ships and the dangers which they have shared in common during tho last four years having served to bring them even more closely together. The queen Is a daughter of that Duke Charles Theodore of Bavaria who acquired celebrity as nn oculist and who devoted his entire life to ad ministering to the poor free of cost, rescuing many thousands from blind ness. But Queen Elizabeth, like King Albert, has closed her doors forever to her German relatives and cut herself entirely adrift from them not only for the duration of the war but for ail time. For neither one nor the other of this royal couple can ever forget of forgive what their loyal people have suffered at German hands since July, 1014. mush but don't talk It. Philadelphia Public Ledger. Explaining It. "Do you believe In hypnotism?" "I don't know of anything else that could make people walk In front of em." Nothing of the Sort. "Did the two men have an epis tolary argument?" "No pistols used nt all. They took it out In le'tter writin'." . The Limit. "There Is only one way to Induce that man to have an attachment for anybody but himself." "What Is that?" "Get him a position in the sherlffa office." Slow Progress. "How you get tin' on wid youah 'rlthraetlc. Lou?" "Well, I done learned to add up da oughts, but de flggera bodder ma," Jjtoaton Lveulux Transcript. jflOEAK! La Belle, bolleved to be the finest yacht on tho Great Lakes, wns sold by Alexander Wlnton of Cleveland to Clarence II. Wlllton of Detroit "I'm going to tmy liberty bonds with the money," said Wlnton. Continental Sugar company Is bringing to Hancock county BOO Mex icans, who will be employed in the Migar beat fields. Ray Showers, 20, married, a former resident of Marlon, la dead of gun shot wounds at Butte, Mont. He was a gunsmith and was killed when ex amining a rifle. Striking carpenters at East Liver pool received a wage Increase. While crossing the street leading fo church, where she expected to at tend services. Miss Flora Downs, 42, Mansfield, was knocked down by an automobile and killed Zaleskl, for the first time In its his tory, voted dry by a vote of 62 to 52, puttlnir oat of business the only sa loon in Vinton county. Peter W. Weber, 03, of Gallon, de nies that Colonel John Conway of Ca dis Is the only suivivor of the Mex ican war in Ohio. For year? Mr. Weber has been receiving a Mexican war pension, having been In the en tire campaign under General Zuchary Taylor. Clarence Duflv, 10, fell into a pool at Alllnnco and was drowned. Women's Rod Cross work valued at $."40,203.27 was shipped to the Lake division warehouses during April by Red Cross cha7ters in Ohio, Indiana r.nd Kentucky, Carl W. Fuller, direc tor of the division's bureau of sup lies annoi'.nc?d. From the fuel administration for Ohio comes the warning that delivery Df both bituminous (soft) and anthra ?Ite (hard) coal may be prohibited in many counties of the state during tho coming fa'l where wood supply is Hvailable. Rev. William S. Ilarpster of Co lumbus has been selected to manage the Marion county dry campaign. Harry Eagle was killed at Spring field when a motor fire truck struck the motorcycle he was riding. Walter and John Dickinson and Amos Brady were struck by a train it a grade crossing in Slarion. The Dickinsons suffered broken hips and internal Injuries and Brady a broken irm. Graves of heroes of six wars will ,ie decorated at Eucyrus Memorial Jay. Five Revolutionary war heroes ire buried there. Raymond A. Zechie! of Dayton. 10. wphomore student In arts at Ohio State university, was drowned while jathing in the Olentangy river at Co lumbus. Two of his associates had larrow escapes when they tried to save him. Charged with holding up produc tion of war munitions John Galley, a German subject and foreman of a large Cleveland factory engagfd iii Manufacturing gun forging for the government, was placed In jail to iwait prohabJe internment. Luther Giffin of Springfield was riilled in action in France. One hundred and fifty hh;h school iirls at Alliance have begun military Irill, to be held three mornings a Aoek, under direction of a drillmas :er. Ohio Cities Gas company and Forb .ng rirothers are starting oil wells in he eastern Knox county fields. To hel; relieve freight car short age an auto truck left Mt. Vernon for Chicago with several castings. William Jacobs. 28, and Fred Smal (ey, ,"2, were severely injured near Bucyrns when their auto was struck oy a train. American Ship Building company's jmployes nt Lorain will receive wage increases of 20 per cent and upward lating from April 1 under an agree ment just reached. Ashtabula has women conductors )n streetcars. Representative Welty's bill looking oward the construction of a barge :-anal connecting Lake Erie and the 3hio river, via Cincinnati and To edo, with a branch extending from Defiance through northern Indiana to Lake Michigan at Chicago, has been eported favorably to the house. Governor Cox issued a proclama .ion urging support of tho Red Cross. Ohio's quota is $6,400,000. V. L. Matbias of Johnstown, Lick ing county, was killed in action at the French front. Archie T. Yoder, leader in the Men aonite church and member of the school board at Spring Hill, Cham paign county, was held under $15,000 bond on a disloyalty charge. Charles A. Otis, president of the Cleveland chamber of commerce, has been appointed by the war industries board to make a survey of industrial resources of the country. Heart trou-ole caused the sudden ieath of Charles J. McKee. an attor ney and building association official it Dayton. An unidentified white man of about 10 was found floating in th Mus kingum river at Marietta. John, Wolf, 9, Sandusky, was drowned in Mills creek when he fell from a boat while fishing. At Cleveland Mrs. Carl Mayer, 28, and Miss Catherine Mavin, 30, were killed, and Mrs. Pearl Santa, 30, wa3 fatally injured, when an interurban car hit their auto. John Torok and Joseph Frank wer killed when their auto crashed into a passenger train at. Martins Ferry. One hundred and forty men and GO women were arrested in a raid on blind tigers at Toledo. Jjieutenant Philip Robertson of Hamilton died of accident in Franco. Union county Republican executive committeo endorsed Frank B. Willis for governor and A. Jay Miller for attorney gon(.ral Mayor Ball Hull, Christian Ileyn. saloonkeeper, Rev. John Gauss and Dr. J. L. Hlgibee, all of Jenera, Han cock county, wero Indicted by the federal grand jury on charges of dis loyalty. Thomas Felles, alleged pro-German, shot and klHed his wife while she was placing an American flag in a window of their rooming house at Warren. Felles also attempted sul cide. but will recover. Panlel Kratfie of t'pper Sandusky Is the chamnton knitter of Wyandot county. He has completed W twen tieth sweater,' which he presented to a Y. M C A. man Just loavlng for France. Xramio is a railroader. At Warren Thoniai Fellows, Greek, shnt and killed his wlfo ot bU months here and then turned bla revolver on himself. He will recover, physicians say. Jealousy is attribut ed as tho motive. Throe Fairfield county boys, Chal mer Hoynos, Pearl Mashoter and Or rin Watson, have won froo scholar fchlps in the college of agriculture at Ohio State university. Seven men were burned, -one seri ously, in a flro which destroyed a block of bams and frame buildings at Lorain. Lisbon schools closed for remainder of the year because of smallpox epi demic. Copies of "The Heel of War," a book written by George B. McClellan, former mayor ot New York, were con fiscated at Cleveland. Sale of tha volume was ordered stopped rn tho charge that the book is pro-German. Next year's conference of the Ohio Congregational conference is to be held in Oberlln in May. Rev. Archdeacon H. J. Cody of To. ronto, Can., will deliver the com mencement address at Ohio We Ieyan this year on Juno 10. Wayne county Republican commit tee endorsed Frank B. Willis for gov erner and R. C. McCullough for con gressman. Ijorain Eagles will erect a new home at cost of $50,000. Former Adjutant General Critch fleld of Shreve has been appointed a major and ordered to Camp Perry as an instructor. Merger of the three organizations of the Evangelical Lutheran church was approved by the northern con ference at Toledo. Final action will be taken at the conference at Find lay in June. When 50 cans of nitroglycerin, be ing conveyed overland in an auto truck, exploded near Pleasant City, Guernsey county, Harvey Pheliw, 45, his son Walter, 18, and W. O. Hughey were instantly killed. Brooding over four sons who will te called to the colors is believed by police to be responsible for the sui cide at Cleveland of Louis Howland, who shot and killed himself. Belmont county officials have taksn up with government agents at Co lumbus the cases of 47 Turks arrest ed at Holoway for pro-German activ ities. Democratic leaders of the Sixth Ohio District decided not to suggest a candidate for congress. Republi cans have naiTowed the field to Con gressman C. C. Kearns of Clermont county and W. H. Miller of Stdotu county. Ohio Homeopathic Medical society, meeting at Cleveland, elected the fol lowing officers: Dr. James C. Wood, Cleveland, president; Dr. H. C. Wait, Columbus, secretary: Dr. P. T. Church, Salem, treasurer, and Dr. H. E. Beebe, Sidney, negrologist. Frank Flee. 76, widely known lum berman, died at Washington C. H. He was a civil war veteran. Governor Cox has been informed by farm tractor manufacturers that at least 2.000 additional tractors have been sold in Ohio this year. The original goal was only for 1,500. Mips Margaret Davis, 50, an inmate of the Columbus state hospital, com mitted suicide by hanging herself to a shutter of a window in her room. Newark school board elected O. J Barnes superintendent of the New ark schools at a salary of $3,000 a year, to succeed Wilson Hawkins, who goes to Canton. Great council of Red Men of Ohio, in convention at Canton, decided to hold the 1919 convention in Columbus-Dismissal of the $300,000 breach of promise suit brought by Miss Pearl G. Lewis of Cleveland, against John C. Cromwell, president of a steel com pany, was asked in court at Cleve land. It is understood settlement had been agieed upon out of court. Rosio PirozzI, 9, Youngstown, had her right hand cut off in an electric meat chopper in her father's store. Percy C. Melrose, 54, former circus performer, and Mrs. Eva Tootle, 27, wife of Owen A. Tootle, both of Co lumbus, are dead as the result of a tangled love affair that terminated in what eeeniB to have been a suicide pact. Their bodies were found in an automobile with a revolver lying be tween them. Each had been shot -through the head. Mrs. Nellie Claycomb, 45, wife of George C. Claycomb, a tilemaker at Donnison, Is charged with murder, as the result of the death of Albert Cordrey, 51, a neighbor. After an altercation she is alleged to have burled a brick, which hit him over the head. Two pounds of wool from Bhoep on the White House lawn, donated by President and Mrs. Wilson, will be auctioned off in Ohio to the highest bidder and the proceeds will be de voted to the Red Cross war fund. Bids should be sent to the governor's office. Frank L. Rist, labor organizer and editor, died at Cincinnati following an operation performed a week ago for appendicitis. He had been ill three years. George B. Myers, 33, Hocking Val ley taggagemaster at Nelsonvllle, committed suicide. State- Food Administrator Croxton has petit i.i conitv fond cprnrv(tt"en lists of farmers In their counties who ate known to be lioarunip; wheat, wuh instructions to made another appeal to get the wheat to tho market. Tho suspects average more than a dozen to a county. Georso McGinnis, 19, Marion, and who registered at 21 to get into tho army with his brother, died at Camp Sherman. Dayton city commission received n tentative curfew ordinance designed to keep children oil the- streets at night. League of American Patriots will hold a state convention at th Noil House, Columbus, June 4. Chats over telegraph wires led to tho marriage at Carey of Miss Fran cis J. Howe, operator at a manufac tory, and James W. EocUw, Wastwn Union operator. f .