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-"! ' " - 1 1 " T fi ' , ,... - - u v THE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN MT. VERNON lUgOEIVINa ,THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES "spy WM Established 1838 MT. VERNON, OHIO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1919 No. 85 $1 50 PER YEA! t l OMIT LABOR IN NEW CONFERENCE fR wik k-" IN E of sunk BITS DF HECK Industrial Body At Present Composed .Only Of Labor , Group Pres. Wilson Takes Action, Following Withdrawal , ,' of Labor IBy Aswnclatcd Vrei8 to The Banner . WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Out ol tjie Avrcck olr the national industrial contor encc, President Wilson to day sought to build new ma chinery to bring about in dustrial' peace ih this coun try. In a hiessage to C'liair- man Lane, he asked that the public reprgsentntives in the conference .continue their, work and make a report to him.. It is the hopp of the president and other adminltrjtion pfficlaji tyiat the public delegates who. W'V appointed by Mr. Wilson and who .represent both employers sfnd" -toor.kers can formulate a program which wll be ac ceptable to capital' and labor. After announcing that' heiad re ceived President- WllsonU message, tKalrmah Lane deciared'the national Industrial conference, as originally constituted, htljqurned nd Immediate ly called the puliiTc gfd0t tnko session as a new conference. . While Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, reiterated today that the labor dele gates would not again meet with the employers' group unless a majority of the employers' representatives changed their attitude on the Issue of collective bargaining, officials 'have not abandoned hope that labor would assent to principles which might be formulated by.the public group acting alone, , After the conference was adjourn ed, Mr. Lane said It was probable the president wouldlncrease the member ship of the public group so as to make that bpdy more representative. Or ganized labor may be asked to partlc pate through delegates to be named ay the president, Representatives of capital were called to meet and determine their fu ture course. Some of the delegates said that since they had been "dis missed," there was nothing further for them to do, but others thought the group should issue a statement to make clear it propositions. The public group later held an ex ecutive session and one member said the delegates showed a willingness to respond to the press appeal. "We have withdrawn," said Mr. Gompers, "and. until the conditions are changed of course we are with drawn, and that ends It as far as we are concerned. We are not jumplng jacks. We are not only men respon clble as citizens, but responsible to millions of organized workers." WITHDRAWAL OF THE LABOR CROUP MAKES VOID FUTURE WORK Sudden Step Plunges Confer ence Into Pessimistic frame rilv xUwiiiteil J,rc,i" toTio Iliinncr WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Dlssolu tlon of the national industrial confer ence as the result of the withdrawal of organized labor representatives to day seemed certain. Chairman Lane still was hopeful that President Wilson would be able to find a way out, but In the absence of any word from the president, lead- URGE EMERGENCY LABOR MEET "REDS" OF sPsi ,r, -... -.-. 'tffigf1F, mmmmmsSmWaHmWWki -iWJsMmmmmmmmmmmWSSma ' ILsBMLLsHMIttHMMatt mWlkmmmVfiSmmMDmmmmKWmmmmmWsmM ASHsHBeSlitsBBsm w&vmmmmVmmimii A. tR-wsskL mmamwmWmStWsajmmm' "- - 'sZZJaSBEdMim&HaGk TTffiil mLmmmWSTrnvWWm'' " "k-t W&mBmmSlmi USVipniis, iVVolutioimry Hug nuii utliur-lhlng's ciipuircil in a raid iu.uU liy feduntl troops on tliu lieadiiunrturs oC tt lii EMETf UESlTiTTH' INS Era ' 1 ' T ers.ofboth 'the publio and" "capital groups were agreed that-further ses sions were Useless. Thomas Chadbourne, chairman of of committee of 15, .said he planned to 'recommend to the public group, of which he Is a member, that a commit tee be hamed to formulate a report to the president and then have the group disperse. 'Foreigners Who Tried To Keep Men From Labor Caught In Act V.v Aisoi'liiti-il Pre", to Tl.i- Diinucr YOUNGSTOWN, Oct. 23 One man' wns fatally wounded and another ser iously Injured when police broke up two attempts at arson by striking steel workers early today. Soveral striking Serbians and Ital ians held a secret meeting at which it was decided to burn the houses ot Hoveral men who continued to work it thoir till eats of vidlonco wore net hooded. Thrpo Serbians and thruo ItuIIans wore captured by police in tho act of sotting lire to threo houses. All tho men aro under arrest on various charges, including carrying conceal ed weapons and attemptod arson. OF PILOT RECOVERED ST. LOUIS, Oct. 23 Tho body of Cajit. Carl W. Danmann, pilot of the balloon "Wichita" whicli fell ih Lake Huron during tho national balloon race, has been found at Pine Tree Harbor, near Tobermory, Ont., ac cording to a news dispatch received here froth Owen Sound, Ont. NOHWALK Jerome Snyder and son, David, hold to tho grand jury for Hteallng Jowrlry from tho body of a dead man. nie i i WORKERS I MED BODY MISSING GARY ARE RAIDED AND IBS wm j--- j.i l -ts -fc i T -- " -LT ' . -- m m mm Shea Declares He s doing 1 o Secure Wage Increase For Firemen IBy Ansoi'iHttd Prrs to Tins RWnner WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Indication that railroad' omploycs will domanil prantliiK of their ueinnndb for In creased wa'Kes, tlmo and a" halt for ovortlmo, tho ciglit-hour day and changes in v.orking conditions before tho railroads ot tho country aro turn ed back by tho government to private control, Is contained In testimony by Timothy Shea, chief ot tho firemen's brotherhood, before tlio railroad ad ministration's board of railway and working conditions. Mr. Shea told the board during its hearing of tho fironien's demands, ac cording to testimony published today, that to. members ot his brotIicrho6d was duo nn Increase In wages which' ho said "If I cannot got out,,ot this conference, It may bo necessary to use other means, but 1 urn going to 'get it." OF SHERMAN IS OBJECT OF SPECIAL' PROBE fjlv A'o("lt'il PrcHS to The Hnnnerl COhUMUUS, Oct. 211 Tho con grosblonal sub-committco created to probo for scandals In tho construction of army camps will begin hearing ovl donee In Columbus noxt Wednesday, accoiding to a. Washington dispatch today. -" This hparlng follows a preliminary investigation which has been going on for soveral weeks relative to how tho "cost plus" methods 'operated In tho .construction of Camp Sherman. Fol lowing tho Columbus hqarlng, the committee will visit Camp Sherman for 'further Investigation. ATTACKED BY ft BOAR While ringing hogs near here, New ton Price was attacked by a Y'cious boar which turn oiT a part of his hand with its teeth. ' UWG CAMP WHILE RINGING HOGS DISARMED Tl , . ;X CHARGE OF EMBASSY, RANK OF FIRST V. S. DIPLOMAT TO HUNS (Tlv Associated press to The Bnnncij WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Charga of embassy will bo tho rank ot the first American diplomatic, representative to Germany after the -ratification of tho peace treaty and not until sulHc lent time has elapsed to test the working of the treaty and tho spirit in which tho present Gprman govern ment undertakes to carry out its pro visions will tho representative be re placed by a fully accredited ambassa dor. fl?v Aionrtatprl rn"r to The Unnnnrl NJ5W YORK, Oct. 23 Members ot the International Union of Teamsters, Shoppers and Helpers, whoso strike had resulted In a complete tie-up in express service here, returned to work today. STREET-GARS STONED BY STEEL STRIKERS ITlv A.owiato'1 prpuji rn Th rtsiino, , CANTON, Oct. 2.! Street cars and automobiles carrying workmen to tho plant of tho United Alloy Steel cor poratiou were stopped by crowds ot hundreds of stiikers and sympathU ors who lined the streets through which tho cars passed today. I KILLED BYfliO-f lly AsHoUutfil 1'resn t'l Tne nunur KANSAS CITf, Oct. 23 An at tempted hold-up ot a diamond shop here today resulted hi the death of the proprietor and the wounding of a .bystander. A IH year-old youth of Detroit wns ni rested in connection OviUi the attempt. I I rll lllnllaKim II. I 1 1 1 Ll nw I IeIi i IJ4 i ! i. wm STRIKE CALLED OFF TODAY EAMOND MEGHAN y SENDS A PLEA TO GOMPERS I3y Axoclnted Preso to Thi Unnir-i, PEORIA, HI., Oct. 23 Following the withdrawal of the labor group from the industrial conference at Washing ton, the Illinois Federation of Labor, In convention here, today authorized .the sending of a message to Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, and to members of the executive council, urging the Immediate issuance of a call for a special convention of the American Federation of Labor in Washington. Committee, Having Adopted Ten Reservations, Lays Its Plans tny-Assoclnted Press lo The Banner) WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Although nominally the senate still was In the midst ot its fight over peace treaty amendments today, the real subject ot interest among its members was t.ho situation regarding reservations brought by recent developments to a sharp issue. Having adopted ten revised reser vations, tho foreign relations commit tee planned to meet again Iato today for tomorrow to coiitiuiie the work of formally approving a reservation pro gram which the Republican leaders said had been pledged tho support of a majority ot tho senate. TROOPS NOT TO BE fv Anioclntnl Press to The Banner) CLEVELAND, Oct. 23 Reports that state or fedoral troops would be sent to Cleveland to handle'' disturb ances in connqction with the steel strike wore denied by Lieut. Colonel Bingham, assistant adjutant . general ot the Ohio militia, today, when he completed an Inspection of conditions here. OF BILL REPORTED OUT IBV Assoclatod Press to 'flip Banner' WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Tho bill providing for return of railroads to private ownership and operation un der federal supervision was reported out today by tho senate Interstate commerce committee. No changes were made, the anti-strike and other important clauses remaining. OF ADOPTED AS A NAME Bv' Associated Press to Tlio Banner , - VIENNA, Oct. 23 Tho name ot ''Gei man-Austria" for tho nation has been abolished and "republic of Aus tria" substituted. ' N Askv That , American :Pedera T, tiqn. of.Laboruonvehtipn B.CairedtOnce Ml IT T ID RETURN RAILROADS REPUBLIC AUSTRIA IE WORKERS El PROPOSAL FOR II SETTLEMENT OF, GOAL STRIKE CALLED FOR NOV. I , jt. LEARNING DAD'S BUSINESS BBaBaBaBaBaBaB,Brs W jL 'm Islslslslsm "- ''-rjr fSaaBBaB,T Si ,' '("i-. mmmmr- itt t- P" i i , 7 mmryrf imimfmri SWmm Wl9QtmmmmmmVWBlM&W&y'm m 1 Mjm&mJMMMmSm wsjan7't jmr $Mffiwxjz TfAjWUmt mmVSM'-MMMwkmS&m W&$m&mMkWmmm WmmWMSkmmWmmmmmm Jtrnelluq A.,'ood, j-mlnj;)r sftg of niiitmi .ii. oou, (iresiucut ui mi American Woolen company, who IMS started at the bottom to le.irn (he busi ness 'and is wo'iklng us wool porter in the storehouse of the Washington mills at Lawrence, where this picture was taken. He gets $10 11 week and has what is regarded as the tomihost Job In the place. He enlisted In the navy lis a gob, won a commission as ensign in a competitive examination and was discharged as a lieutenant, junior grade. - PRESIDENT WILSON CONTINUES TO SHOW SIGNS OF PROGRESS (By Associated Press to The Bannrl WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 President Wilson is making satisfactory prog ress as is possible in the circum stances, his physicians said today. No new symptoms have developed. mv A-ml!tod rre t The Bsnnerl NEW YORK, Oct. 23 Further in dictments for complicity in an alleged plot of government agents and oth ers to self immunity from enforce ment 01 me iiruiiiuiuuu ui n 1 -i pected today fiom the federal grand jury which handed down five indict-1 ments yesterday. Although federal officials were reticent in discussing the case, it was intimated that ar rest of "higher ups" might bo expect ed. I 4 Uv As()('lutel P ess , 'I'lie Biiiinci NEW XORK, Oct. 23 Argument on the legal merits of staging opera in Gorman in this city, a procedure that has resulted In two ilots, came up today In supreme court. Tho produc ing company, which succeeded In pre senting two German masterpieces un dor police protection, asked that n temporary injunction restraining city authorities from Interfering with the opera bo made permanent. Serious rioting followed last night's1 perform njice. IRE INDICTMENTS IN IMMUNITY CASE INJUNG BE MADE PERMANENT 1 ALLY SPURN ' 1 Organization President Char acterizes Offer As Failing To Meet The Situation. My Anxnclatcd Preis to The Banner WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Tho .Unifi ed' Mine Workers ot America today' formally rejected the proposal, by Sec retary Wilson for settlement, ot tho coal strike called for November 1. President , I-i-Is of tho miners' .or ganization announced that the propos al was Indefinite, Inadequate and fail ed to meet the situation. He added that he would o report to the Joint conference this afternoon. Replying to appeals from several states that some of the mines be kept open to supply public Institutions and utilities, officers of the miners' or ganization said today this was a mat ter for individual consideration. FALLS TO ANTIS 'Northwestern Russian 'Army Reported Making Slow ' Progress SIB -jliAwsfc"" I By Aolatel Press ttf Tlie Banner LONDON, Oct. 23 Krasnaja Odr ka, a fortified city on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland,(about30 miles west of Petrograd, has ..been taken by anti-Eolshevlki troops, .ac cording to Helsingfors advices. South and southwest ot Petrograd, the northwestern Russian army seems to be making slow progress. F- L STATE DEPT.1RE l By .Wocliiteil Press, to The Banner! WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 Urgent representations have been sent to the .Mexican government by the state de partment as a result of the kidnap ping of William Jenkins, American consular agent at Pueblo, Mexico, who Is held by bandits for $125,000 ran som. No additional details regarding the kidnapping have been received from the American embassy at Mex ico City. TO PROSECUTE ,1 Investigation Shows Govern ment Mulcted of Many" Millions IBy AHsnclntPd Pi ess to The Buii'ier CHICAGO, Oct. 23 Criminal pros? edition of at least a dozen armjr- offi cers and civilians and Institution of i civil suit for recover for from twelve to fifteen million dollars of which, W said, he figured the government' had been mulcted In connection with va $40,000,000 munitions contract involv ing the Standard Steel Car Co. ot Hammond, lud., will be asked in its report to congress by a sub-commUteo which has been conducting an Inves tigation, according to Chairman Gra-' ham In u statement made public today. 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