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MT. VERNON, OHIO, FRiDXY, OCTOBER 17, 1919 No. 83
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CRUSHING OF BOLSHEVIK GOVERNMENT
FOREVER FORESHADOWED BY RETREAT
n 1 'ffijfafoy-
OR AMERICA TO
Soviet Fqr'ced Rack &y At
tacks Delivered On
Tropi Of Yudenitch Only 25
Miles From Former
. Ruis Capital
fBv Amoclated trcmi to Tlie Bnnrl
LONDON, Oct. 16 Ported back by
the opjIauflhU of venemles on four
fro'nt,;the ajifnles of the Soviet gov
ernment offJpMlaappear to be facing
a period pfegpant With disaater.
Gen. Oenkne Coasacks from the
south, tolih forces from the west,
northweiUrn Russian soldiers on the
northwist 'apdnorth Russian troops
from the nortlj have, during the last
few days, forced ahead until It aeema
the Bo!hvlk armies must suffer- a
defeat; crushing for all time.
Petrograd Is doomed tc capture, In
the oplnjop 6f ,mllltary experts, Gen
eral Yudenitch being only 25 miles
.south, of-vthffcrifter '"Jluaalin eapltaf.
In 'the' extrem north, the ; northern
Russian army, has broken the, resist
ance of the Polshevlkl, according to
' towards Onega. - - -
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'' IB Associated rres to The Bann'u
LONDON, Oct. 16 A general re
treat by the Bolshevikl before the
armies of Admiral Kolchak in wt-
em Sbra Is announced In a wireless
message from tne ivoicna govern
ment at Omsk.
ARE AT RICA
British-French Squadron Is
.AtCity; Letts Cross
Ilv Aw6cln(el I'less to The Banner)
COPENHAGEN, Oct. 16 A British
French' squadron of warships has ar
rived at Blda. according to advices
here, pettish forces have fought their
way across the Duma river at Riga
and operations there are now devel
oping favorably, according to Lettish
press advicos. A state of siege has
been declared throughout all Llthu
an la. ,
TO BE F
tByAaxuvJNtud press to The Bumieii
WASflINQTON' 0ct- 1C The sen
ate lijj)or eqmmittee today decided to
end its Inyeaitgatiou ot tho steol
strike as fjujekly as possible, probably
nften hearing a few more witnesses,
but without -further visits to strike
MARY8VILLE MAN KILLS SELF
MAIIYSVILUE. Oct. 10
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Kill PHAK M
n "i .
Laird, agod OS, committed pulcldo America at Charleston. It is expect
veterday .dtternofin by swallowing led the union oillcers will take steps
poiHon. ppmestio trouble is given as Imntedlutely to seenro complete de
tho entisp Ot hlH net. A widow and- talis ot the tinning back of tlio organ
son, Walter Lalid, suivlve, Two1 izeis und placo the facts beforo stato
brothers, Alvln and Elmer, and a, sls-
tor, Stella Lplrd, Jive lu Columbus.
REMAINS OF HESSIAN CAMP UNEARTHED
yHHHHHMmL.4-ix -. -v -; U-& . &4&c& u,. .- &&& ,'&& jffi&swsiffi,s
Woikiitcn excavntlnir ot UronJwny
to be the flooring and flroplncc of n but of n cniup occupied by the Ih-sslnns during; the Reviilutlonury wnr. The photo
graph shows children searching the excavation for relics. T
lv AK-fodutd PicjS to The Ilunncr
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1G Officials
In Washington" professed today to
liaVe no Information as to thoreabon
(,fpr postponing thpxchapge at Paris'
pi'Taijncaiioa 01 ano peace ireaiy uy
Gr&it -tirltain, France, , Jtajy,. and Ger
many, hleh would' bring th.etr&iyv;
1 Into lmmcdl&tp force. .
Tnero 'was- a auggesiion inai rati
fication had boen .postponed because
the-league, of, nations would liayo to
assemble within fifteen days after
fBy woclatcd Press to The Bannnrl
COLUMBUS, Oct. 16 Deportation
of every revolutionist and u govern
mental regulation compelling em
ployers of alion labor to pay more at
tention to Americanization of their
workmen were urged by Governor
Cox In an address beforo ilio statu
building absoclation in session here.
fBy Asoclated Tresn to The Bannor
WASHINGTON, Oft. 10 Hy an
overwhelming majority, the houso to
day passed the bill extending for one
year war-time passport restrictions 'so
as t,o keep radicals and undesirable
aliens out of the United States.
Turned Back By Armed Men
In Attempt To Unionize
, fBy Inundated Press to The Banner)
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. Oct. 10
The fifty union organizers who went
Into logan county yesterdny In an at
tempt to unionize coal miners ot the
Quyan Valley and who claim they
were forced to ieave that region by
several hundred aimed men reported
their casetoday to district headquart
ers ot the United Mine Workers of
olllclals with a request for an Invest-
M AND E
'S110"' i , .,,
mid One Hundred an Sixty-nlnih Ktrcctf New York, 'unearthed wlmt I
Action Would Bring; League
of Nations Together In Fif
teen Days, Suggested As
iiii"M'j mi mijulMi.
C i ' t ' i ";
tne treaty wtntinto effect, but 'state
dopart4n,cnt oIBclals would not ex
press ah opinion on this point. While
Fate Hangs Upon An Agree
ment On Collective
I By Afsoiln(pit Pips m The Banner
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 An agree
ment on a declaration as to tho right
of wage-earners to organize and bar
gain collectively with employers ap
peared, probablo when the, national in
dustrial conference committee; of IB
adjourned today 'after a tour noui3
session. A- report to tho conference,
was expected, this afternoon. -
A declaration of ."the right of wago
earners' to "bargain collectively and
to bo represented by representatives
of their own choosing" was presented
to tho national commlttoe today by
Thomas Chadbourno, chairman' ot tho
committee of 15. It was expected to
cause a strenuous fight In confeienco.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1G The fate
of tho Industrial conference hthigs on
tho outcome of tho efforts of tho com
mittee ot 13 to reach nn agreement on
"collective bargaining," representa
tives of tho three groups public, la
bor an dcupital declared today.
Several confeieos said that unless
both capital and labor showed a spir
it of compromise, the conference
might as well announce frankly that
agreement could not be reached and
udjourn. The commlttoo of 15 was In
session this forenoon In tlitf hope ,of
completing a report fdV presentation
to the conference, this nttenioonf at
69 HOUSES ARE BURNED
QUEBEC, Canada, Oct. 10 Fire,
'which swept the Ullage of St. Itaph-
ael do HellechnHSO, burned 09 houses
and did $230,000 damage.
K1NDLAY, Oct. 10 When Frank
Beach, went to his store In tlie morn
ing he found only empty shplves.
Hurglurs btolo over $0,000 worth of
foods duriug tho night,
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IN NEW YORK
professing to hav no official Infor
mation, officials Bald they assumed
that if the treaty were put Into force
with only thrco of the allied powers
completing ratification those powers
would proceed wltbTtho organization
of-the league. ';,
'"UJiectiy the trfcaly comeajntofdrce.if
fective. Chief Among these is that I
rooulrlnc German v tn- Ihsiio 100.0(10.1
. t , p ,
000,000 marks for bonds for the repa
ration of devastated territories.
tny Ai-uieluted Press to The Banncrl
INDIANAPOMS, Ind., Oct. 10
Plans for a strike of bituminous coal
miners of the country on Nov. 1 were
continued today at international
headquarters of tho United Aline
Workers of America, tho officials pro
ceeding on the assumption that noth
ing would conio of the conference in
Washington, called by Secretary ot
Labor Wilson in an effort to avert
tho tlucatcncd walk-out.
fBv Asocim-il i-rcts 10 The iinnnei,
CLEVELAND, Oct. 10 Cardinal ,
Murder, pilmale of Belgium, arrived'
heie today for u two days' visit.- He
was gicctcd at the station hy a dele-'
gation of ouo hundred citizens head
ed by former Ambassador to Franco
Derrick and u chorus of C00 school
trtv nentert 'i-e? In TIim Rnn""l
GAItY, Ind., Oct. 10 Investigation '
of radical bomb and nuti-government i
plots und suiveillunce of suspected i
"Iteds" continued today In Gary '
whoio army Intelligence oltlcQrs and
fedetal operatives already hao un
covered a number of alleged plots and I
arrested a hcore or more of agitators.
Seven men taken In a raid Tuesday i
night aie held on depot tution war-'
DR. KUNO MEYER IS DEAD
LONDON, Oct, 10 Announcement
Is made In Berlin of the deuth In
Leipsli! of Dr. Kuiio Moyur, professor
ot Celtic language und literature at
Itho University "f Uorllu,
SONS If PEACE
THE I DERBY
NOW SEVEN: 39
STILL IN RACE
Twenty-Four Aviators' Are
Still On The First .
Capt. Smith Eliminated When
His Machine Is '
fBy At-niol.iterl Vicn to Tlio U.innerj
CHICAGO, Oct, 16 The death toll
In the transcntinental air race today I
1 stood-'' at seven, leaving 39 pilots In,
.he contest. Lieut. French Klrby and
Lieut. S. C. Miller, the latte'r of To
ledo, Ohio, 'were killed yesterday
when their 'plane fell In Utah.
Of- those lelt in the race, six east-
'bound aviators hae landed at Mln-
eola and nine westbound at Sun Fran
cisco. Twenty-four others todoy were
still 6n the first leg of tho flight.
Capl. h. H. Smith, leader of those
westUbuud on the return flight, was
definitely put out of the race last
night when his machine was acci
dentally destroyed by fire at Buffalo.
The army uir hervlce at Washington
today announced he could not contin
ue in a niw 'plane and would return
west by rail.
FORCED TO THE
(By Associated Press to The Bannei
OMAHA, Oct. 16 Lletu. B. W.
Maynard, flying from St. Paul, Neb.,
broke a crank-shaft and was forced to
make a landing in 'a cornfield four
miles north of Wahoo, Neb., 40 miles
west of here, at noon today. The land
ing was made without difficulty and
without injury to the pilot or his ob
server. It will be impossible for Lieut. May
nard to repair the damaged motor and,
he requested the control officer at the
local field for permission to transfer
to his 'plane the motor from the 'plane
which was piloted by Ray Francis and
which was wrecked near here Tues
day. fBv AopatPi1 Preso tu The Bnnnerl
CHICAGO, Oct. 10 Lieut. Maynard
I at tlio timo of his accident was almost
I ono day's flight ahead ot his nearest
competitor. .Lieut. Pearson, of the
eastbound llycrs, was closest to May-
j nard, but he remained at Heno, Nev.,
today because of weather conditions.
I Flying from the east on tlie second
1 lap. Major Spatz was his chief rival,
I but he was hold today In Itochester,
N. Y., because ot rain. Lieut. Kiel,
i another close contender, remained at
I Mlneola today. Unsettled weather
I conditions halted most ot tlie flying In
i the east.
fBy ARhoelated Press to The Hamier
! WASHINGTON. Oct. 10 ltegard-
' less of the lilies of the contest, Lieut.
Muynnid will be permitted to contln-
' ue his letum lllght across the conti-
' nent if unother 'plane, can bo found
for him in time, air servico officials
juuuouuced today, . .
Heads of Campaign
For T. R. in Ohio
HIO i" being: thoroughly or-
Banlzed by counties for the
Roo'sevclt Memorial fund
campaign, to begin the week
of October 20. In1 the most populous
counties rtiere will be township organ-
Izntlons at Hell, In an effort (o bring i
tbla movement, so truly one for ah the j
people, before eve.rjone In the state.
- m n f
Arthur L. Garford, of Elyrla, la
presldeat of the state organization,
and Wliam Cooper Procter, of Cin
cinnati, treasurer Statp hcadquarten
have been ore-ed jn. Cleveland.
TO HAVE WIFE
Glandular Swelling Disap
pears And Good Night
By A'socmtea Press to The Bannr
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 President
Wilson, relieved from the glandular
swelling from which he suffered for
two days, had a good night's rest last
night, safd the bulletin by his phy
Dr. Grayson said informally that
the president was cheerful and that
he was enjoying having Mrs. Wilson
lead to him. The White House has
not considered canceling the visit of
the king and queen of the Belgians
on Oct. 21, Dr. Grayson indicated.
CLAIM PACK! CO.
TRYING TO DOMINATE
Handle 200 Foods Unrelated
To Packing, Report
By Associated Press to The Banner!
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 Reltera
tlon of the claim that the five pack
ing companies of Chicago bid fair to
dominate the wholesale grocery busi
ness and already handle more than
200 foods unrelated to the meat pack;,,
Ing industry, many or them directly ul ailmiulstiatlon was remarkable In
competitive as meat substitutes, is development, wondorful In organic
made a part of federal cpmmlttee re-ltion and that its standard of ef He-
port op industry published today.
U.S. Did Nothing When Huns
Seized Territory, He .
HOPEFUL FOR A VOTE
Indications Seem To Point To
A Defeat For The
tBv Aumrlntfrt r-5 to The rtnnncrl
WASHINGTON, Oct. ld-Debato on
the, Shantung amendment to tho
peace treaty ws resumed Jn tho
senate today, with leaderri hopeful
that a' final vote would be had beforo
Although contending that the 'vote
would be close, supporters of the
i amendment admitted that It would
, be defeated.
At the beginning of the debate,
I Senator Kellogg, Republican, of Min-
nesota, announced his opposition to M
the amendment, declaring that i'tV"
, would be Inconsistent for the United- "j(
States to presume to dictate In the ?$
, Far East now after remaining sHent "
while Germany and other nations had A
seized territory there in tho past., m
I niiiiiinin nmnr
Fitzpatrick Demands List of
Names: Mills SO Pct.v . C
ptv A (undated Pi--vb to The-Banner)
CHICAGO, Oct. 10 John Fitzpat
rick, president of the" Chicago Federa- '
Hon of Labor, said today that ho
would demand of the war department
the publication of the name of every
alleged radical member of the federa
tion suspected of fomenting disorder
in connection with the steel strike.
"I have been told that General
Wood has said there is not a bit ot
eWdence to connect any ot the men
arrested at Gary wlthHiny plot ot rad
icals," said Mr. Fitzpatrick. "Tho re,-,
ports that radicals are running thq
strike are absolutely untrue."
The industrial situation In this dis
trict today was reported much bettor
than at any time since tho strike be
gan. Mills are said to be running 50
per cent of normal.
fBv A!oc!nteil Pre8 to The Banner!
PAIHS, Oct. 10 The formal ratifi
cation of tho peace treaty with Ger
many, making that treaty effective,
will not take place this week, as had
been expected, It was announced by
the American delegation to the peaco
conference. There bus bepn an In
definite postponement, ,it was stated.
ON H I S CRITICS
Declares Postal Organization
Is A Marvel of
lt- At-Kiicl.ited T'iea to Tlie Banner
ATLANTIC CITY, Oct. 10 Vigor
oiih'.y turning against his critics In
the first public address he has dellv-1;
RATIFICATION OF THE
ered since entciing the cabinet, Fostj.'tJ'J'1"'
master General Burleson told the Na
tional Hardwaie Manufacturers Asso- i 'l
elation, in wtrftiii bete, that the postal 'w.
' ieucy bordurt, ou tho miraculous,
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