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MAYNARD NOTWINNER
LETTS URGED TO UfllTE
RU55 COLONEL
SEEKING AID OF
OED ENEMIES
Desires Letts and Esthonians
To Join Up With His
Forces
Object Is To Stop Bloodshed
And Fight Bolsheviki
Warriors
lily AsmuoIuIviJ Press to Tlio Banner J
COPENHAGEN, Oct. 13 Claiming
to have checked the attack of Lettish
troops who landed at Llbau from
British .vessels and who attacked tin
left flank of hit forces, Col. Avaloff
Bermondt, commander of the forces
of tho "Russian general government,"
has, since taking 'Riga, Invited the
Lett and Esthonians to confer with
him at Mltau. y
The purpose of this proposed con
ference, according tCvCol. Bermondtt
is to "prevent furthor bloodshed and
bring about joint aotion against tha
Bolsheviki," , '
'"ljere-has, bee4fn' Indication "'orWi
advance east of RigaX-by- the German
Russian forces. t
Break May Result In Protest'
ant Episcopal Church In
America, Is Report
(By Associated Press to The Banner
DETROIT, Oct. 13 Breach ot un
ity, possibly amounting to schism, in
tlio body of tho Protestant Episcopal
church in America may result in fur
ther attempt to revise tho prayer
book Is made in the present triennial
general convention, according to opin
ion oxpressed by many leading church
'men attending, '
There Iff noted n distinct lining' up
ot delegates in the house of deputies
for and ngalnst revision, with the
controversy centering about tho atti
tude of the delegations from tho throo
Virginia dloceso, Both clerical and
lay delegates from Virginia have
mndo plain their determination, to
"fight to the last ditch" ngalnst fur
ther revision of tho devotional sorvice
and, It ls sulci, their stand Is having a
strong influonce on other southern
delegations.
By Ashoclated Presn to Tho Ttiinnfi (
WARREN, Oct. 13 The Trumbull
Steel Co. here today resumed opera
tion of sixteen hot mills.
ROW OVER PRAYER
BOOK
SERIOUS
I G PLANTS ARE
'- IN OPERATION
CANTON STRIKERS
BAG
IN HORDES
fHv A'sKonatPrt pre to Thf Bann'M
CANTON, Oet. 23 Striking iron
and steel workers began to return to
work In the mills here today by the
-hundreds. About 2,000 in nil went to
work, It Is said.
I PUSH ON PETROGRAD
MARKED BY TAKING
OF RUSSIAN TOWN
tlly Associated Press to The Banner
LONDON, Oct. 13 The capture of
Yamburg marks the beginning of the
push by troops of the Russian north
western arm under General Yuden
Itch towards Petrograd, according to
a dispatch to The Dally Mall.
General Glazenapp commanded the
captors of Yamburg and Is reported to
have taken four complete Bolshevik
regiments, '2,000 other soviet troops
and the entire staff of-the Tenth Bol
shevik Division.
As, far as latest reports disclose the
situation, Lettish troops still hold the
eastern part of Riga.
COt. BOUSE IS BACK
Fl
Declares He Is Feeling Much
Better ; Reporters Say He .
" ' Seems Very Sick
.
IHy ..Associated Press to The Banner
NEW YORK, OeUlS ColwleiJ Ed.
ward M, 'House; Wnroaaliftd visor to
Presldeni Wllsout'th'o'rls .peace
conference, arrived here yesterday on
the transport' North6rn Pacific, suf
fering from a "slight attack ot grip."
Col. House stiont nearly a year in)
Paris where ho had been representing
President Wilson in the supreme
council since the Iattcr's return home.
With Col. llpuso were his wife, Com
mander 'William McLean, hfs personal
physician, and several others who
(have been members of the colonel's
parly-tat Hotel Crlllen.
The colonel would make no state
ment regarding his health except to
(.ay that he Was "much bettor," but
it was noticed that friends helped
him down the gangplank when he
camo ashore. Passengers said that
he rarely loft his stateroom during
the trip from Brest, and that several
times while at fca. his personal phy
sician called in Captain E. J. Ioc, the
ship's surgeon, for consultation. Fol
lowing these consultations it was
stated that Colonel House was suffer
ing from a "slight attack of grip."
DECRUM DECLARES
MOSES STORY SILLY
-
Assails Senator For State
ment About Wilson's
Lesion
.
Rr A'snctairrt Prean to Th Uannerl
PHILADELPHIA. Pa., Oct. 13 Dr,
Dercum today assailed Senator Moses
of Now Humpshlro for his statement
that President Wilson had suffered a
corobral lesion and that concentration
of mind might reopen tho lesion with
fatal results.
"1 will not discuss that report," ho
said, "It is one ot the silly rumors
of which thore aro entirely too many
in circulation."
IS TO BE URGED BY
rBv Associated Prena to The UannerJ
CINCINNATI, Oct. 13 The merger
of all missionary agencies promises
to be the Vital question that will be
discussed at the convontlon of Dis
ciples of Christ, whlrh opens heio to
night. Ton thniisnml delegates
attend.
10M TRIP ABROAD
MISSIONARY MERGER
DISCIPLES OF CHRIST
TWO EXPLORERS ' IN
HiBBMKifcT!PBf m Kwrv ?pBiw KpfTT' &
Storker T, Storfcerseu (left), wjfij?
ice floe, shown 1p camp In the Canadian.
of the noted explorer, Vllhjnlmur Stettiisson (on thej-lKhp.feltesfc'tjVo men
a re "preparing an extensive . report to
W gearcn r f m . y
IINTSTORn
Executive Could Sign Bills
Today, Officials.
Aver '
Another Good Night Brings
Further Improvement In
Condition
IBy AlKnclatrd Pp-m to The Bnnnerj
WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 After an
other good night, President Wilson
showed furthor signs of improvement,
it was said today at the White House.
White House officials resented pub
lication of reports that tho president's
condition was such that ho could pot
attend tp his official duties, should
mattcr3j)t importance arise.
The president could sign' bills today
if they woro put before, him, but we
are not (putting them before him, one
official said.
Those close to tho president said
they had .every confidence that he
would regain his hoalth, although he
must continue to obey his physicians'
orders to remain In bed(for an exten
sive period and resign himself to the
utmost quletudo and relaxation.
PHYSICIANS TO STAND
ON THEIR BULLETIN,
TO DENY ALL RUMORS
Dr. Grayson Says Public Will
Be Told Of Anything
Critical
fBy Assonlated Press to The Bnnnei i
WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 President
Wilson's condition remains much the
sumo as for tho past soveral day3 and
his organs aro functioning normally,,
said a bulletin, issued today by his
physlcluns.
After the bulletin was Issued, Dr.
Grayson said he and the other physic
ians would continue to stand on their
bulletins and would deny rumors as
to the president's condition or enter
Into any discussion concerning them,
Dr, Grayson gave assurances that
If any material change occuned In
the pres'flent'.i condition, the fact
would bo made known. Nothing vfould
he kept from the public If tho presl-
NOW UNFIT FOR I MPORTANTCWOflK
will dent's condition should nocomo critl
jcal, ho said,
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ZANESVILLE, Oct. 18 Tha Plumb
plan'endorsed at the annual. Ohio con
vention of railroad clerks here.
SANDUSKY, Oct. 13 A broom
stick wloldcd by Mrs. Charles J. Per
ry, wile of Sheriff Perry, prevented
the oscapo of two prisoners from the
county jail.
MAUYSVILLE, Oct. 13 Aimer S.
Strieker, 70, iormer postmaster at
Pharisburg, Is dead.
TWO MORE FLYERS
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By Apwlatcil Pi em to The Uuniicr
' MINEOLA, Ni V., Oct. 13 Socond
Lieut. Queen and Lieut. Worthington,
fourth and fifth respectively ,to com
plete tho first half of tho transconti
nental flight, arrived today at Itoose
volt field.
TEAMSTERS' STRIKE
"AFFECTS RAILWAYS
By Ansovlutid Press to The Buimerj
NEW YORK, Oct. 13 New York's
latest gtrike, that of 11,000 members
ot tho International Brotherhood of
Teamsteis, Shoppers & Helpers, tied
up tho prlnclpul railroad terminals of
the city today.
AUTOO
IT
OLITICS. HE STA1
ES
fltv Associated Press to Tha Banner
PARIS, Oct. 13 Premier Clomon
ceuu has declined to a number of dep
uties that he has made up his mind to
lemo his cabinet after tho coining
election.
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TMNEOLA
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REDS
EXPECT GOVERNMENT
TO' AVERT A STRIKE
OF MINERS OF COAL
Illy Aiyoclatcil l'reos to Tlio Humicr
WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 Some of
ficlal action, either by President Wil
son or the cabinet, to avert the threat
ened strike of soft coal miners Nov.
1 Is to be expected, It was said today
at the White House. Officials regard
the matter as one requiring govern
mental action If other efforts to avert
a tie-Up of the coal mines fail.
DEGREES PUCE
FINCH NATION
.Censorship Lifted And State
of Siege Declaration .
."Removed
rrtr AsMXMaftcl re-ens to The Dinner,
PAIUS, Oc'C 13 Decrees published
in the Journal Offlclele this morning
place the interior affairs ot France ou
fupeace .basts, ending the .state ot
siege,, ilfllng the cens'qriihlp nhd
transferring-"' jurisdiction DVer -police
affairs from 'the army to prefectures.
To end tho stute of war with Ger
many, it 13 still necessary to deposit
In the foreign office a text ot the
treaty, signed by the president, which
will be filed with the ratification doc
ument, signed by the president of
Germany. To this will be added the
ratification document signed 'by the
kings ot England and Italy. A docu
ment will then be drawn up, setting
forth the fact of the deposit and this
will bo followed by the publication
of the text of tho treaty. At that time,
the treaty will go Into effect.
TO
fBv ARMX-laled Pk'h In T1 f Banner,
NEW YORK, Oct. 13 Hope for an
early settlement of the strike ot 40,
000 longshoremen and marine work
ers, which has tied up trans-Atlantic,
coastwise and harbor traffic here, aj
peared bright today, according to la
bor leaders.
BERLIN, Oct. 13 (Correspondence
ot Tho Associated Press) Tho thea
tres in Berlin, especially the more
pretentious ones aro planning to cut
down their programs and revlvo their
schedules, so that only plays with
simple lighting effects are necessary
as tha result of the light restrictions
for the coming winter.
Tho opeia is beginning to comply
with the order by starting Carmen at
C o'clock. The Gorman Theatre voic
es the Bcntlment of all big houses
abandon plays with u big scenery and
by saying It will be necessary to
special lighting effects and confine
themselves to salon pieces or plays
set in individual rooms. The classic
and artistic plays will probably van
ish for a time.
The oporti dlicctor has not yet
made a statement as to how serious
ly the light restrictions will hampor
the poiformanco but it is expected
that it will be necessary to omit Im
portant parts of teh plays. The Lead
ing Theatre nnuounces that It will
bo Impossible to present Its plays ac
cot ding to the artistic viewpoint.
ON PE BASIS
N LONGS 0 MEN
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SOON
THEATRES
BERLIN
OWN MS
SMITH CLAIMS
HIS TIME LESS
BY RALF HOUR
Flyer From West Displays
Log-Book To Support
Contention
Record To Be Verified Be
fore Any Final Decision
Is Made
IB Aiwnolatwl pr, s to Th Banneri
MINEOLA, N. Y., Oct 13 Ac
cording to the record In Captain
Lowell Smith's log-book, he has
beaten' Lieut. Maynard in the
transcontinental race.
Capt. Smith's figures show that
he flew from San Francisco to
Mineola in 24 hours and 30 min
utes actual flying time as against
Lieut. Maynard'! 24 hours, 59
minutes and 484 seconds from
Mineola to San Francisco. Capt.
Smith's claim to be victor will be
officially verified before a decis
ion is made.
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40 AVIATORS RESUME
THEIR FLIGHTS AFTER
r; RESTING OVER SUNDAY
Capt. Smith Makes Mineola
From Rochester In Rec
ord. -Time
ISy Associated Prens tc The Iliintiei'l
CHICAGO, Oct.- 13 After a day's
rest and with more favorable weath
er over nearly the entire course, 40
arny aviators today resumed their
flight In the transcontinental aerial
derby.
Capt. Lowell Smith, who arrived at
Mineola today at 10:30, as the third
flyer to complete the first of the trip
from San Francisco. He made the
trip from Rochester to Mineola in
what Is believed to be record time,
leaving Rochester at "M0 a. m. Two
other flyers are expected fo reach
Mineola before the end of the day.
They are Lleuts. Worthington and
Queen.
Among six due to reach San Fran
cisco today were Capt. Harry Dray
ton and Lieut. Webster.
Eleven westbound flyers left Cleve
land today while four others left Buf
falo, headed for San Francisco. Half
a dozen flyers passed one another In
Chicago during the mornjng. A doz
en flyers were scattered between Chi
cago and Salt Lake City, racing to
wards the Pacific coast. All the fly
ers expect to reach their destination
tomorow night.
ANOTHER ASPIRANT
F
fBv AixnnliitMl Prms to Th. Rnnntrl
CLEVELAND, Oct. 13 Expressing
confidence in his ability to beat Lieut.
Maynard's time tp the Pacific coast in
the transcontinental race, Lieut. Beau
passed through here from Buffalo to
Bryan this noon. He claims he was
seven minutes ahead of Lieut. Mayn
ard's flying time to Cleveland.
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(By Associated Picss to The TSuunrii
ALTOQNA, Pa.. Oct. 13 Tho strike
of Pennsylvania shopmen which start
ed lit this vicinity last Wednesday,
ended this afternoon.
OR AERIAL HONORS
STRIKE OF SHOPMEN
Ml WEEK
DLL THE ILLS
IN rOUNGSTOi
SHOW ACTIVITY
Strike-Breakers Stoned By
Union Men Who Sur-
round Plants
Strike Leaders Still Maintain
That Movement Has
Failed
(By Associated Press to The Banner
YOUNGSTOWN, Oct. 13 Consider
able turbulence was reported through
out the Mahoning Valley this morn
ing as the mills are resuming opera
tions in greater volume. Crowds of
strikers about each plant in Youngs
town stoned strike-breakers and many
arrests were made. Sporadic opera
tions were reported at all the mills
this morning. Strike leaders howev
er, said that the movement had failed
and the strikers had stood firm.
T
CLEVELAND, Oct. 13 Three hun
dred steel workers, said to be former
employes of the Lakeside plant of the
Otis Steel Co., returned to work to
day, according to company- officials.
There were no indication of any other
local steel plants resuming operations.
By As'ocl.ilwl Priref to The Banner
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13 Steel com
panies with general offices in this
city today reported that, from their
standpoint, conditions as a .result ot
the bteel strike continued to Improve.
There was no general return of
strikers reported, but without excep
tion, company officials, where plants
are In operation, said there were In
creased numbers of men in the mills
today. The entire Pittsburgh dis
trict was quiet.
Strike leaders at the steel workers'
national headquarters continued to
express satisfaction with the situa
tion. T
fBy Associated Press to The Banner
CHICAGO, Oct. 13 Three stool
plants, closed since the steel strike
began, reopened today with approxi
mately r0 per cent ot normal, accord
ing to mill officials.
I fBy A8socl"l,,il Pi ess to The Banner
! PITTSBURGH, Oct. 13 Practically
i all Independent plants In tho Youngs-
town v district having contracts with
the Amalgamated Association ot Iron
Steel & Tin Workers will resume as
soon as they can be put Into shupo for
operation, labor lenders said hero to
day. .
MARION, Oct. 13 R. E. Ladacour,
a Detroit aviator, was bcrlously in
jured hero when his 'plane fell 200
feet. -
ELYRIA. Oct. 13 Mr. and Mrs. G.
V. Houghton seriously Injured when a
passenger train struck their automo
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