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COX SUSPENDS
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NOT SITUATION;
GVEN 90 DAYS
Action Follows Visit Of Canton-Business
Men To Of
fice Of Governor Monday.
Request Is Mad6 That Guard
Troops Be Sent To' Scene
Immediately.
IHy Axuooluteit I'rfM lo The Manner
COLUMBUS,. 0., Oct. 27
Gov. Cox today suspended
for 30 days Mayor Poonnan
of Canton Ijecause of alleg
ed, .inefficient handling of
f?tcel strike riots, in that ci
ty and appealed to a com
mittee of Canton business
ineii to rally around Viee
flSiavqir Schrnntz.
If order cannot be main-1
ttaiucd o by'' Vice - -Mayor
SchrantV, Griior Cok'sliid
iie would orderthe'Ohio Na
tional Guard now mobilized
lit Akron, to .go to Canton
bud take charge of the situa
tion. Govornor Cox's ordor suspending
Mayor Poqrman came, shortly after
the mayor and a committee ot fiftoen
Canton business men called at tho
executive's offices jn response to a ro
qu'oBt by tho governor.
Mayor Poorman was Riven an op
portunity to defend hiniholf, after
which tho' governor questioned the
committee of business mom
The committee favored the sending
of troops Into Canton immediately,
saying they thought It Impossible for
any local official to properly handle
the situation.
Even following tho governor's de
cision, the committeo attempted to
get him to change his ml ml uud or
der the troops into the city.
Mayor Poorman's suspension for 30
days Is in ordor that ho can make u
dcefnse as provided by law. It was
said tho governor's action was pre
liminary "to Poorman's romoval from
oflico.
SINGLE DISTURBANCE
DURING MORNING IN .
THE CANTON RlOTltiG
Representatives of Gov. Cox
Make Tour of Ground, Say
L All's Quiet
f nv AKnrtntiit frei to Ttie Danncri
CANTON, Oct. 27-Ono disturb
nncc, in which a foreman of the Unit
ed Alloy Steal corporation was beaten
by seven strikers, marked tho first
hulf day of which .stale, county and
locul officials hollovcd might provo to
bo tho crisis In tho stcol slriko here.
Two pprson representatives of Gov.
Cox, making a tour ot tho strlko zones
before noon, roportcd everything con
tinued quiet.
TRIES TO LIFT WIRE; KILLED
KKNT. Oct. 27 Itttlph Uulch, ugod
4C, Merchants' Dellvory system fore
man, was electrocuted when he at
tempted to throw a live wire from the
sidewalk.'
COLUMBUS More than 200 Ohio
farmers, delegates to tho National
Farm congress at Hagerstown, Md
depart from hero in automobiles.
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ATTACHE FROM
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Word Received From Consu
lar Agent Himself That He
Is Starting For Puebla.
State Department Stands
Query To Ascertain Who
Paid Over Gold To Mexi
cans. IMy Associated 'Press to The BnnnAr)
WASHINGTON, ct. 27 Re
leaso or William O, Jenkins,
American consular agent at Pueb
la, Mexjco, who was kidnapped
by bandits on October , was. f
- fected by payment .of the-$l5tM0Qr
demanded by the captor,, the
state department was advised to
day by tho American embassy at
Mexico City.
The dispatch did not make clear
whethor tho Mexican government or
frionds of Jenkins paid tho ransom.
An Inquiry ns to this point has been
sont to Moxico City by tho stato de
partment. According to the stato de
partment's mcbsago, Jenkins sent 'a
message from within tho Mexican fed
eral lines thut the ransom had been
paid uud thut ho was on tho way to
Puebla.
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KNOXVILLE, Tcnn., Oct. 27 With
national guard troops held In readi
ness to quell any attempts at renew
ed rioting, street railway officials to
day endeavored to continue service
with nn-unln mcni resumption of
which yesterday, after eight days'
Idleness due to a strike, resulted In
several clashes throughout the day.
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SPRINGFIELD, III., Oct. 27 Pref
acing his announcement with the
statement that ho had received no
communication from government
sources as to President Wilson's
J stand against the threatened strike of
soft coal miners' November 1, acting
President Lewis of the United Mine
Workers of America today declared
"the widely heralded Intimation that
force may be resorted to will not
serve to allay the crisis."
AKRON William Itoders held up
by four mon and robbed ot all his
iuoiioy. Hold-up mon even took his
trousers iinil shoes.
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10 BT TAXES
German Nobleman is the One
Who Made The Import
ant Discovery
fR Aocnclated Premi tu The Bannerl
BE11LIN, Oct. 27 A brand new
way has been found to beat tho now
Erzberger taxes, ind u Oorman no
bleman, who served throughout tho
war as a cavalry captain, is tho ono
who has made the discovery. It is
very slmplo you simply spend all
your money before tho taxes fall duo.
Tho Baron of ancient family, whom
tho correspondent has known for
years, telling of his plan, seomed not
to caro who heard him, for ho spoke
in a loud voice. Ho was Immaculately
clad In a new suit that probably cost
2,000 marks, and wore a now pair of
shoes that Berlin's most famous boot
maker would mako for COO marks.
"Tjat suit is Just about tho finest
thing that can bo bought or mado in
Germany," said tho Baron, "And what
is moro, I have several of thorn. All
brandy-spandy now. 1 have suits to
keep mo for tho next five ycarq.
''Sec those shoos? Woll, I had thorn
mado and nine moro palm. I never
hud so many shoes in my llfo, but, I've
got enough now to last' somo tlmo.
And everything olso In accordance.
New shirts, socks, underwear, tho
best money can buy. 1 haven't siur
C(i a mark, because I am going to get
rid of all I possess before tho first
of Januury, when'lihavo to mako my
tax declaration."
Tho Baron thou continued to tell
of having gonq from Berlin to Col
ogno, from Cologno to Frankfort, Irom
there to another city, and finally back
to Berlin, to avoid tho tax collector.
Tho agent had caught tho baron final
ly In Berlin, had served him with the
legal papers making it necessary to
mako a tax declaration within thrco
months. So the Baron began to sco
whether ho could uso his fortune up
before that time.
Ho declared that ho had served
through tho war and had 'given up
hl3Iconifort, manv Jntarks for uni
forms, and had had In general a
wretched four or five years. Ho had
no intention, he said, of making fur
th'or sacrifices. Ho was going to bo
"broke" by January, and thca should
go to Anieilca and make a new for-
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deliverance of Belgium; Celebrated In Boston cathedral,
are' the king rim) queen of U16 'Belgians and the crown
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Kgyptlun revolutionary purty, uho is
uow in the tin Uud Status seeking, aid
for his cause.
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The Baron then told of others In
his clas3 of society who were not on
ly doing tho same thing, but stuffing
themselves with two and thrco meals
of an ovonlug just for tho sako of
getting ild of monoy, accompanying
th meals moumUiilo with tho most ex
pensive of tho vory oxponslvo wines hi
Cormuny today.
The Baron boomed to think there
would bo no difficulty about gotttng
to America, nor ubout his onthusist
ic reception when ho got there. Ho
has been in the states before, back In
th old peace. days, when a German of
ficer and baron was rated somewhat
higher than at picsent, and so he pic
turds himself Installed on a ranch
as manager by some one of his
wealthy friends, that were, or given
a banking job In a Now York bank
by somo one ot tho 'bankers ho knew
when he was over 00 business.
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IN A BATTLE
Shdts Are. Exchanged And
& " Police Reserves Arrest
Ten Combatants
-IBy Associated Press to The Banner
NEW YORK, Oct. 27 Scores of
persons ware InJureoMn a pitched bat
tle between 'two" thousand striking
longshoremen and several hundred
men who were on their way to work
at the Bush terminal docks In Brook
lyn this morning.
Between CO and 100 shots were
fired and sticks, stones and bricks
.wore used by tho combatauts. Police
reserves were summoned and ten ar
rests wcro mado.
Forty Thousand Dollars'
Worth Obtained By Safe
Cracksmen
ffiv AnM.cltoi presi in Tin" tlnnnei 1
CINCINNATI, Oct. 27 The safety
deposit vault in tho bank at Alexan
dria, Ky., south of Cincinnati, was
blown open by cracktnien early today
and bank odlcials estimate that forty
thousand tlollarb' worth of Liberty
Bonds were obtained.
GE
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Bv Associated Presi to The flnnnerl
NEW YORK, N. Y., Oct. 27 New
York joined with the nntlon today In
observing the Gist anniversary of
Theodore Hoosevelt's birth.' Hun
dreds journeyed to Oyster Bay to vis
It the groat American's gravo, while
programs of memorial services wefo
held In the city.
BIG HAUL OF
LIBEflTT BONDS
PIL6RIMA
MADE
TO ROOSEVELT HOftfl
INC
BIRTHDAY
OF CANTON
BODIES OF THE
FLYFRS TAKEN
TO SAN DIEGO
OT DESTROYERS
Identity of Mexican Fisher
men Who KilledAmericans
Known To Government
Officials.
Action Started Simultaneous
ly At Washington To Ap
prehend Slayers of Young
Men.
SAN DIEGO, .Cal., Oct. 27
Plans were put in operation today
in Lower California, Mexico, as
well ?s at Washington, looking to
thi arrest of the Mexican fisher
men accused of murdering Lieu-
tenants Cecil Connelly of Colum
bus, Ohio, and Frederick Water
house, American aviators, who
flew Into Mexican territory and
subsequently lost their lives.
The identity of 'the accused men is
known both to Mexican and American
officials, it was announced, officially,
when the aviators' bodies were
brought here on a United States de
stroyer last night after having rested
for some time In shallow graves near
Bahia, Lower California.
I By Associated Press tc Trie Bannerl
LONDON, Oct. 27 The British war
office, in a communication issued this
ovening setting forth tho military sit
uation In Russia up to Sunday night,
admits thut the Bolshevik! defending
Petrograd have recaptured Krasnoyo
Sclo.
OHIO BRIEFS
DAYTON Edward Kelly, 22, mo
tormon, was killed when a stroet car
was derailed and overturned.
NEWARK New York detcctivo ar
rives hero becking a duo that will
lead to the rescue of Billy Dansoy, a
kidnapped boy.
COLUMBUS Smallpox 1 s preva
lent In Ohio. Health authorities a?e
urging vaccination of all persons.
YOUNCSTOWN Paul Clair Is shot
down by a wulter In a restaurant. His
recovery Is doubtful.
WILL RECOGNIZE SLOVAKA
STOCKHOLM, Oct. 27 Tho Swcd
lali government has decided to recog
nize tho independence ot tho Czecho
slovak republic.
GENERAL LOCK-OUT IN SPAIN
MADniD, Oct. 27 Tho congress ot
Spanish employers, sitting at Barce
lona Sunday, declared a general lock
out of workmen throughout Spain.
Tho lock-out order will be effective
November 4. '
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SENATE TAKES
SUDDEN ACTION
BILL DEFEATED
BY 40 TO 38
Sen. Pomerene Votes Against
The Measure While Sen.
Harding Supports The
Same.
Roll-Call Is Taken During A
Lull And At The Sugges
tion Of Sen. Lodge.
Ry Associated Prfcin to The Banner)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 27
The Johnson amendment
to the peace treaty, propos
ing in effect that the .voting
power of the United States
in the league of nations be
increased to equal that of
Great Britain and her Do
minions, was rejected, today
by the senate. The vote was
38 for the amendment and
40 against it. ' - - , 'f ! " "Ml
Sen. Harding of Ohio'vqfe
ed for the amendment and
Sen. Pomerene, Democrat,
voted against it.
Of the eighteen senators not vot
ing, Senator Walsh, Democrat,- ot
Massachusetts, voted for tho amend
ment, but later withdrew hi3 vote In
the absence of his pair, Senator Stan
ley, Democrat, of Kontucky, w)io op
posed it.
The yoto came unoxpectedly during
a lull in the debate and while several
senators who had intended to speak
were absent. Senator Hitchcock, the
administration leader, had asked that
1:30 p. m. be set for the roll call, but
Kepublican Leader Lodge said he saw
no reason why It should bo delayed.
Senator Phclan, who was absent,
announced that had he been present
he vfould have voted against it, but he
fsaid be would support a reservation
on the same subject.
When the Mo3ea amendment, also
dealing with voting power In the
league, was taken up, Senator Shields
.Democrat, ot Tennessee, ottered' 'a
substitute. Thero were indications.
however, that a final 'vote would be
reached before adjournment today.
TRY TO IGNITE
Room In Youngstown Build
ing Discovered Burning;
Damage Slight
ITJv Aapociatw! Truss to The Bsnnaij
YOUNGSTOWN, Oct. 27 An at
tempt, believed to have been by strike
sympathizers, was made, last night to
burn down the police sub-station In
Hazleton, this city.
An unner room in the buildine was '
discovered burning, but only Bllgtit1
damage resulted.
A neighbor told the police he had it
heard men talking ubout waste which.
was later found burning, andi aaytocli
it was time Jo hum. rS'Ss
Additional blast furnaces ' weie '
started here today
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