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MT. VERNON, 0., TUESDAjj JANUARY 14, 1913-No. 4
PmiOE TWO CENTS
TAKES THE OATH
OF OFFICE TODAY
James M. Cox Duly Inaugurated
Governor Of Ohio
ilia Occasion At Columbus Hundreds Witness The Im
pressive Ceremonies In The Statehouse Rotunda
And Hear The Inaugural
And Civic Societies The
. The Day-Inaugural Ball
Columbus, O., Jan. 13. A tew mb
uiea oeiorc ino noon Hour today, the
booming of 17 gunB and the chimes
of Trinity rhurrfr announced the in
auguration of James M. Cox an gov
ernor of Ohio. Tho ceremony took
place in llio rotunda of the state
house the onth of office being admin
istered by Chief Justice Shauck of
the Ohio supreme court. Judge John
E. Satcr pieslded over the inaugural
ceremonies. Governor Cox's Inangural
address followed the ceremony.
The following- waB the program In
the rotundnc Music, Fourth Regiment
.hand; Introduction of master of core
monies by O. A. Miller, chairman el
tte Inaugural .reception committee:
Invocation, net. Dr. William A. Hale,
Dajton; the soldiers' chorus from
"Faust," Columbus Democratic Glee
Wnb and Fourth Regiment band; re
marks, Jo'm B. Sater, United States
district Judge; master of ceremonies
Introduces Ohio's senior supreme
Judr.e John A. Shauck; administering
oath of oflW, Judge Shauek; "Wel
come to Governor Cox," Columba
Democratic (lice club and Fourth
Reglmout bind; presentation of gov
ernor's commission, Governor Judson
Harmon; Inaugural address, James
M. Cox; "Pall to the Chief." Fourth
Regiment bnili benediction, Rev. Dr.
Never ban there been a similar cor
mony attended by, more Impressive
eurroundinis. The rotunda of the
state cnpltol was Jammed with eager
witnesses of the induction into offlen
of tho new governor. The immense
domn was nlilazo with flags and deco
ratlnnH, and the enthusiasm of tho
crowd was mich that the police detail
was kept busy preventing overyono
from occupying the most covetod lo
cation at thn Bame time. Many poli
ticians prominent In stnto and city af
fairs and of erf widely known citizens
were identified with the inaugural
Mrs. Klitn A. Cox, the aged mother
of tho govrrnor, witnessed his Induc
tion Into ofTlco. She appeared to bo
Governor Cox was conducted from
his residence to the statehouse by
CWef Marshal Speaks and Troop B of
the Ohio National Guard. Rartler in
ttto day receptions were tendered tho
visiting political clubs by the Frank
Mn County Democratic club; to thj
visiting Rlcs by the local Elks, and
to the oat-of-town Eagles by the Co
lumbus aerie. The political slabs and
the public werr recelvod by the gov
ernor ha ll' Jtatehonse lobby at 3
A. hag parade, one of tha most Inv
nresslve evr seen In folumbut.
BOY HILLS HIS BROTHER
AND THEN DISAPPEARS
jttiaaietown, Conn., Jan. 13. Mur
iored by his older brother because ho
Kfuscd to go down the streot with
lm on on errand, tho body of Ed
ward Horgron, 14, was found burled
KiH't-ih a pile of rocks about 200
rarJs from tils home, In the villas?
af'Pcrtlund, The boy bad first been
Address-Parade Of Military
Spectacular Feature Of
formr d at 1 p. m. In the northern part
of tho city, and moved slowly south
ward through tho prlnclnal streets.
The new rovernor and other officials
reviewed the parndo from a grand
stand erected In East Droad street.
Many special trains broueht march
ing clubs and big crowds from all
over the stato, many members of
which augmented the parade. Not
only business houses, but prlvute, res
idences as well were gaily decorated
In honor of the occasion.
The first division was handed bv
the chief marshal and his staff, fol
lowing a dutuchment of mounted re
lice. In the first dhlslon were thc
lowicg: Fourth Infuntry O. N. 0.
band. Troop Tl as the goTernbi"s es
cort, the governor's carriage and spe
cial t'HMnt. two companies of the Old
Gunrtl, lieutenant governor's uarrin?c,
the supreme court Judges and state
officials iu oArrhmcs, civil war caialry
Teteinus, Colonel W. L. Curry, com
ma m In g.
Set oud dlvlrUm Various compa
nies of the O. N. a., United States
trodpn, and O. S. U. cadets.
Third division Hibernian Rifles.
Columbus Riding club, Woodmen of
the World and other fraternal orders
Retail Merchants' association.
Fourth ilivislon Democratic club
Fifth dlvis'en The various board
af trade and improvement nsRocln
Mens of Columbus, in automobiles.
A jeccptton by the governor for tb
Judiciary, members of tb" conem! i
notnMy and military officers Is se'
for i v, in.
Everything to In readiness for thp
Inaugural ball, which will begin at 8
o'clock toulcht at Memorial hall. A
luncheon will be served iu the hall a
11 p m. It lu expected the duueiu
will rvntlnue until 2 or 3 a. n.
Cox to Democrats.
Governor Cox, speaking nt the an
nual .lackRon day banquet at the
Franklin County Democratic club
aid; "1 will give the statu of Ohio as
good at) administration as caa be
made by the conscience which God
has implanted In me. I should bo an
worthy of the high office did I not
xaet from every appointee tbe high
est uuaUllcatlons of efficiency and In
tegrity. While party line do not
hecenuurHy mark lines of efficiency,
I will let It be known that I want to
aae en guard the men who will un
derstand iujU respect the reapoaalbll
Ity af the party In power."
A firm pledge to onact Into tew
fliBt ef all the promises of the Demo
cratic platform was made. "I hero
and aow serve notice on the whole
stat la beep otf the truck until that
platform sbinl be euacted feato law,"
decmied (he new governor with
stratuikd and then his body riddled
with bullets, Ha has bein ralgslnvs
slnco Itutt 'Wednesday. Tho older
brother, who la suspected, of the
trlme, left town the. morning after lilt
jrother disappeared and' no Uuco of
ala.liiu as yet been fouutL
ColuuibuB, 6., Jan. 13. Tho Boys'
Industrial school, near Lancaster
with Cartatn It. U. Hastings as super
Icteadont, Is to be entirely reorgnn
Uod at once. Captain Hastings, for
13 years connected with the reform
atory nt Mnnsfcld, accepted the su
porlntendency of tho Doys' Industrial
Bcbool, and will take barge of the
Institution Jan. 16.
The appointment of Captain Han
tings was male sooner than expect
ed, because of tho many escapes at
the school. When Major Gcrlach w.it
askod for his resignation on Dec, 31
i. waB expected that ho would ba per
ilttod to remain in uhnrgo until Feb.
FertemoutJa, ., Mm. 1C. Pearl
Itfahoy, 20, a carpoater, wan shot, pur
daps fatally, by Wlttnai Bayurl, a
Boeamkcr, following a ijaarrol over
I game of rool, Bayeri gave ataiself
1 fo l"f F"nnn,
AND FURNISHES 001
Columbus, O., Jan, 13 William
Kirkby, suite railroad commissioner
during the administration of William
UcKluloy us governor of Ohio, vo'ti't-
larlly surrendered himself to Frank
lin county authorities undur three In
llctuicuts, charging him with bribing
Dr. George B. Nye of Pike county,
w'ullo tho latter woe a member of the
state bouse of rarresentatlviw.
The former btato official was re
leased under $10,000 bend. Th In
,dctment of Kirkby with the reuult of
, the confessuloii cf Nyo.
The three ludlctincnts nuijist Kirk
by iu r practically tho psine w'lli the.
exaction of the dates. One diaiijew
GOVERNOR JAMES M.
. J-v- T
1, but the trouble af tho school has
ecome so aggravated that Major Cor
nea asked that ho be relieved from
further responsibility Immediately.
' FLEECED AT DOCKS
Kreekt, Bulnarlrns and Turks, Return
ing Heme, Prove Easy Marks.
New York, Jan. 13. Police Com
tolss'oncr Woldo Is Investigating com
plaltits thnt Greeks. Uulgnrlana and
Turks returning to the Balkans o
fght for t1 "r coun'ry nro Bystcniallc
ally flexed on the stepTshlp dockf
here, and tl-nt the graftins goes o
dally under the notes of tho police
Troy, O., Jan. 13. John IcCurdy,
Jr., 45, was killed by a southbound O.,
H. ft D. papsonper train at the West
Main stioct crossing here.
thnt In March, the exact date un
known, 1S08, Kirkby ns tho agent of i
the Ohio Traction Railway company
tmde an offer to Dr. Nye, In consider
ation of tho lattcr'B support In certain
legislative mattem, to use his Influ
ence to iioonro the salo of rallroa-l
lies by Dr. Nye to tho traction com
pany. Another charges tho Bame
th!r wft'i reference to an uncertain
date of March of 1910. and tho third,
an uncertain tjrtn nf March, 1911.
Clogged Sirk Pipes. )
A tilllfi'oiiill nf WiiHiliii: xndilHtlrt
a i-tii nf vliiewir pmirwl' tluivn the sink
tvlll i-lfiui out tin most stubborn of
I'ocixwl if ties.
Columbus, O.. Jan. 13. Governor
Harmon's lout exercise of the pardon
ing powcv was announced. He grant
Id s pardon to Harry Barnett, a
Franklin couu.ty convict, who has
Icen serving a 19-year sentence tor
burglary cf an inhabited dwelling.
He was sentenced in 1905.
Zanesvlllo, O., Jan. 13. The flood
situation In tho Muskingum valley Is
larmlng. Tho Muskingum river has
seen rising all day and has over
lowed Us banks in various parts of
tho city, cutting off streetcar traffic
on Linden avenue.
ColumbuSj O., Jan. 13. Stato Treas
urer I). S. Creamer has decided not
to accopt the tender ef appointment
as cashier of the treasury, made to
him by John P. B'rennan, tho present
cashier, Mr. Creamer intends to take
a much-needed rest before taking vp
any new line of work.
CAT VOTES FOR WILSON
Ohio Electoral College Meets and
Acts at Columbus Today.
Columbus, O., Jan. 13. Ohio's
ilectornl college mot In tho governor's
office and olectod Alfred M. Cohen,
Cincinnati, president; John W. Dovan
nty, secrotnry, and Walter K. Nod,
snrgeant-at-arms. -Today the college
met again and cast )ts 24 yoteB for
Woodrow WJIson for president of the
United States, Three committees or
eight members each were appointed
on mileage and per diem, rules and
order of business and permanent or
DRIVEN FROM HOME
BY SWOLLEN OHIO
Flood Conditions at Cincinnati
and Other Points.
Cincinnati, O., Jan. 3. The Obfo
river passed the 60-foot stage here;
and continues to rise steadily. In tho
lower parts of the city and In Dayton,
Newport and Covington, suburbs
acrocs the river In Kentucky, 2,600
people have been made temporarily
homeless by the Invading waters. In
the Kentucky towns, schoolhomes
and churches have been thrown open
and are filled with refugees. The
property loss will reach Into the thou
Cincinnati commission merchant
and warehouse owners whoso places
of business are along the river front
bavo suffered heavy loss. Hundreds
of cellars have been flooded, and in
some buildings facing the wharves
the water Is up to the second story.
The Panhandle and the Louisville
& Nashville railroad freight house)
are half-burled In water, and all
trains running Into the Grand Central)
station and being re-routed into thoj
At Portsmouth it Is estimated that
several hundred families have been
driven from their homes by the flood.
The poorer class found refuge in the
public school buildings.
Near Galllpolls county bridges have
been washed away and farmers in the
lowlands have suffered heavy losses.
Evansvllle, Ind., reports the flood
there exceeds tho 1907 mark of O
Ugly Oirge Against Minister.
New Yorl Jan. 13. The Rev. Syd
ney Cross, for six years pastor of St.
Paul's Episcopal church, Westflcld,
N. J., has resigned at the demand of
vestry because of charges made
against him by choir boys. His res
ignation was read to, the congrega
tion. He Is an Englishman, 42 years
old, tnmarried and has done much to
ward building up the cbnrrh. Criminal
prosecution has been discussed.
Soeaker Swain's Father Dies.
Wst Union, O., .Inn. 13. Samuel h.
Bwatn, 82, father of Speaker Charles
L. Swain of the Ohio hotiEC of repre
sentatives, died at IiIb home here. Ur
til his retirement from business sev
eral years ugo he operated one of the
largeBt flour mills in Adams county.
When the upheaval occurred In this
county tv.o years ago, following ex
posures of election frauds, ne was a
member of the grand Jury that inves
tigated the rases.
LIVE STOCK AND GRAIN
rillCACO. JAN. S.
Cattle riMrs, J5 S03 to; Term
twr, $t tOftS S.". western tcr?. JJ TO
i7 40; stixkM.1 and Kcdem. tl 4)7 i:
rous and heltera. Xi 57 CO; c.Uvca.
It 710 H 76.
Hojb Light, t 30f? 7 55H: ml0.
J7 IDS 7 flD; he-tT 7 I0Sf7 Slji; roruifli,
J7 2U07 SO; p'llt. r, 757 Bfl.
Sheep and Uunli Native nlu-ep, $( (.1
fir. 1"; wpitt'ni. i TBfiti 15; BjrlImi.
SC 50J(.S :n; nitlri- limbn, :c 7Sr -0;
ncstcrn. jr so -jo.
t licat No 2 re.', t Hl 13fc Corrn
No. a, IJ'i'JISc. Oati-No. 2 white, 3t ,
VJAST nilFRAIO, JAN. 13.
Cnltlo Heavy Btecr. to 00SJ3 25; hlp
rlnn Btecrf. J7 C0gi! 75; tvMfer 4 75CJ
S 00; butcher rittle, 0 00? S 65: fat co,
J1 27 00; bulls, tt 006 75; tocKors
and feeders, tl 50re 1R; frosh eotrs nn-l
prineer", J35 00 675 (; Uvs, 111 00i?
lloss Henvlpa. rneViwm and Yorken,
$7 W; plK. '7 i(,(il" M- rousron, i to;?
C "W; ilas. 15 S0&S 30.
Shwp anil lJmb! Vparrkip, 13 50)
8 50. wether", jr. 0fl! 50; mlxwt aheop,
18 00C6 25; e, 15 BOOS 00; klicbs,
FrrrRrmno, jam. is.
Cattle Choice. S t,t4! 75. prime, !
fi'H 40; tidy butclicrs. $7 25fi7 M; belrerj,
M 15007 75; fat urn. II 506 75; bulLs,
U 00j6 75; mtlkern nod NpriiiKera, 135 00
75 00; cnUrs, ?S MttK
HottsTli'nv- hiff, $7 &(V1 19; bavy
mlxl, $7 70f?7 75; nciHnmi and York
ers. $7 357 6; rlT. 7 &l 90.
Shefp nml ImI rhm) wethere, 15 SO
ttt oo; ruod mUt-d, 15 305 70; fair
mixed, 14 T6i5 f5; lumhfl, M0S 5.
ennciNNATi, jan-. .
Cattle Stwrn, J4 S5a 35; cown, $2 78
00; heifers. 14 0ji7 38; ealyca, 5 SO
IlciW I'.ickera, $7 10&1 05; common
luron. $5 00r0 75; pigs ami lWita. 3 CO
U1 70; Ptags, 14 lOJfO 50.
Hhoep anil l.imbs Bbep, 2 9f4 SO;
lambs, J5 75ip a
Wheat No. 2 red, It 1201 15. Orn
rVo. 1 mixed. 50iulo. Oatn No. 2 mtxod,
35BS5VJC Rye Ntf. 2. eSOd.
CI.1'VH'.AND, JAN. II.
Cattle Chnler fat steers. 17 75l 30;
pood to choice stfep, 17 00r7 75; helfero,
! 256 40;, fat bull?. IS 50JG 40; eoMS,
3 C0ff6 25; nillkera Mtid dprlnsers, 130 00
ijSO 00; ci I as 110 50U 60.
Ilmn-lt-vlcn and moillarm. 17 C5J
nrleiR. I" 70; llBht Yoiliern. 17 75; pigs,
IT 70; roughs 18 SO: stags, 18 00.
Sheet" and Ijimbi I'holeo wethers.
j 5 ODiTl'5 25; enes 14 75 ft 5 00; choice
Hiring lamna. : .sun eu.
TOLEDO, JAN, 13.
Wheat, II 15H; corn. Wa; eata, Hot
cloversetd, 112 05.
And A Meeting For Thar
Purpose Is Called
Hew York Clothing Tradesmen
Would Shut Out Strikers.
GOMPERS TAKES PART IN FIGHT
Says He Will Do Everything to Bring.
About an Honorable Settlement
That Will Prove Advantageous to,
t Strikers Goes to Albany to,.
Confer With Governor Sulzer Rosa
Stokes Advises Political Action.
New York, Jan. 13. Preparatlona
lave been started by the New York
Clothing Trades association and th
threo other organizations of employ
r In the men's and boys' clothing
Industry to fight for the open shop.
They will fight the demands of tho
union and start up work in all their
shops and factories which have been
tied up by the gurment workers,
Eugene S. Benjamin, president o?
the New York Clothing Trades asso
ciation, said at a meeting to be held
this eenlng the question of the vio
dence and Intimidation practiced
since the strike began would be con
sidered. Samuel Gompers, president, and
Prank Morrison, secretary of the
American Federation of Labor, who
were in the city, bad a conference at
tbo Victoria hotel with President;
Itlckcrt and other officers of tho
United Garment Workers of America
Mr. Compere said that he and the
other officers of the federation will do .
everything In their power to brlnx
about an honorable settlement that
will be advantageous to the striker.
"My principal business In coming
here," said Mr. Gompers, "Is to try
and adjust the quarrel that has arises
betwfen two elements In tbe Whlta
Rats actors' union. I am making good'i
progn-Es in that direction. I am also
going to Albany on the invitation of
Governor Sulzer, as a member of tha
factory Investigation commission, to .
confer with the governor and Senator
Watrcner, Siaker Smith of the aa.
scmbly and other members of th
commission, In regard to labor lcgla
latlon, cnpcelally as regards the aboII
Hon of child laor."
Mrs. P.ose Pastor Stokes addressed'
a mass meeting of the striking vent
makers in Clinton hall. Sbo declared
the btrlkers had only to stick togeth
er to win and gain all their demands.
She further declared the workors
would noter get all they were enti
tled to except Uirough political action.,
Columbus, O., Jaa. IS. The re
relpts of the state liability board ot
awards have exceeded the Urges)
estimates made by the friends of tits
new law. Within 10 months' ttm
over $190,000 has beea paid Into the
department. The applicants ha,va
been coming in so fast during the past
few weeks that extra clerks have been
put to work getting the policies Is
sued and In keeping up the eorreapocv.
dence, of the department.
Columbus, O., Jan. 13. An Investi
gation is under way In official sources
as a result of a reported discrepancy
In tbe cash ot the Columbus Saviugn
tnd Trust company, which failed Fob.
SC, 1912. It is Bald tho amount re
ported by the tellers and secretary f
tho bank at tho time the books wero
closed was $3,040 In exceca of tho
amount reported by attaches of tlu
state banking department v.-ho began
an inquiry into the bookB that.nJ;hL
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