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i ,1, T , ,0 J . " ,- ' 1,i, i fl" ryi -. v ' v IK J f J.' v WEATHER RENM! Only Jfittx Cm!? Nt mspm per Receiving The AmmI sited Press Rewri, MT. VEhrfON AND VICINITY Fair tonight. Tuesday partly cloudy. No change In tmpra ture, , , '' ESTABLISHED 18SI MT. VERNON, 0., TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 1921-No. 49 $2.00 PER YIAB J t -1 PiV"1 ..,,-?.- ftgfHf mm Y4 jh OPPOSITION TO GOMPERS CIS MUCH STRENGTH 'John L. Lewis of Mine Work ers May Oppose Samuel Gompers Split On Irish Question Ex: pected To Be Disposed of Today or Tomorrow By Associated Press to The Banner DENVER, Colo., June 20 Jihn L. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers of America, today formally announced that he was a candidate for the presidency of the American Federation of Labor, In opposition to Samuel Gompers. "I have decided to permit ray name to bo submlttfcd to the convention as a candldato for the" presidency of the Amorlcan Federation of Labor," was tlio brief announcement made by Mr. Lowis. Ho declined to make any fur ther statement. By Associated Press to Th Banner DKNVElt, June 20 Faced hy one of the most strepuous programs In its hlstroy, the American Federation of Labor today opened the second week session of its 41st annual convention. Whether President Samuel Gom pers would-be opposed for re-election by John L. Lewis, president of the Ignited Mine AVorkers of America, had not beon definitely learned when the meeting opened. Supporters of Lowis, Jiowover, were hard at work and announced that his candidacy would bo announced wlthia the next 21 hours. " Whilo President Gompers and ad ministration forces have taken public recognition of the opposition, it was learned that they, have made no plans to meet a .contest but .are awaiting th not move of the mine workers' leader. The complicated situation growing over Ihe split between the two fac tions of Irish sympathizers was ex pected to bo disposed of today or to morrow when the resolutions commit too brings In its report. The com mittee is understood to have decided to reject the resolution urging boy , cott of British mado goods and report favorably tho less drastic resolution of sympathy for tho Irish cause and calling for recognition of tho Irish re public. Supporters of tho boycott resolu tion, who declare jt the official reso-" lutlon of tho "Irish republic," assert ed they will carry the fight to the floor of tho convention In an effort to ovorthrow tho committee's report If It Is unfavorable. , Tho International Association of Machinists have announced their de termination to have tho convention ropudiato the action of the executive council in severing relations with the International Federation of Trade Tluions They have submitted a rex olutlon directing tho council to Im mediately reafllliate the federation with the union labor movement. President Gompers announced that ho-will be a candidate for reelection tho following statement: "The delegates to the convention will detormlne who shall be their officers and If they see fit to reelect their president they will have tho op portunity. I My name will go before tho convention and it will not bo withdrawn." EFFORT TO HALT DANCE SUNDAY PROVES FUTILE By Associated Press to The Banner WARREN, June 20 An. efforj to' stop Sunday dancing at a local park failed hero yesterday, although the proprietor, H. Xaskey, was arres'ted. Laskoy, addressing tlio crowd, said, that tho orchestra would give a con cert and anyone desiring to dance could use tho floor free of charge. As tho shorifr-and tho prisoner left tho park tho dance was rosumed and patrons wero not compelled to pay for tho privilege. The move against tho dance hall is said to bo tho fore runner of an attempt to close up all moyles and other places of amuse ment on Sunday. FOUR ARF KIUED , ,r WHEN 1NTERURBAN , CAR HITS AN AUTO Fatal Accident Occurs Late Last Night Near Fre mont, Ohio By Associated Press to The Banner FREMONT, O., June 20 Four per sons are dead and a fifth, a woman, Is dying at a hospital here as a result of an accident last night-'ai a detour crossing east pf Fremont when a Lake Shore interurban car crashed into an auto. Tho dead aro: Frank Fjlcox, Ernest Filcox, lila son, Eva Dlack and 'Olivo Miller, all of Norwalk. Tho injured woman is Mrs.jFllcox, wife of Frank Filcox. Filcox and his son wero Instantly killed. Tho Miller and Black girls died on the way to a hospital here, and it was said late last night that Mrs. Filcox cannot survive hor In juries. MAKES SETTLEMENT Goods Attached By Eagles Committee To Secure , Guarantee Given Settlement of financial dllllcultles held the-Metropolitan shows hero un til late Monday afternoon. At tho close' of tho carnival Saturday night the Eagles committee attached the goods of the comany in Justice Har ter's court, tho rocoipts not being, up to the guarantee given by tho man agement. Monday tho company oti footed u settlement with the. commit tee, and- -their-goods-were released. The company left for Zancsville where thoy play this week. The diamond ring contost was won by Miss Grace Kleiner. A diamond lavaller was given Miss Grace Rice as a consolation prize. Tho goat and wagon was won by Jack Brining, and tho homeliest man's ring was won by Bert Tanner. F Interesting Service At Gay Street M. E. Church On Sunday Night A service of great interest was held in the Gay street M. E. church, Sun day night. Rev. Howard Hastings, of Lalltpur, India; spoke. .Ho has lab ored there for tho last seven years. Tho address was filled with Interest ing facts. India holds one-fifth of the population,, of the world; the town in which he lived is the size of Mount Vernon, and-the territory equal to Knox and Licking counties.-' He stat ed that you see the ox cart and tho au tomobile side by side. Only throe out of a hundred can read; material and labor aro cheap a house and lot cost 38.00. -Mr. Hastings said a light in the tent at night will keep off a tiger, Cut not a panther. Ho paid a tribute to the Biltish Empiro in its rule of India. Tho address closed with somo illustrations of tho power of tho gospel umong tho people. Besides Mr. Hastings were his wife and Mrs. S. D. Eddy; or India, and Miss Adella Ashbaugh, of Japan. A reception was-glven the missionaries at the closo of the' service. TWO KILLED AS. CAR IS HIT BY TRAIN WASHINGTON Ci H., Juno 20 Walter Alexander, 30 farmer, was In stantly killed and his wife, Charlotte 28, was fatally Injured t Blooming burg, four miles north of hero, Sun day when u northbound B. & O, pas senger train crashed luto their auo mobile. ' Mrs. Alexander died after being removed to a, hospital hore. Their 8-year-old daughter, Ruth, es caped with a fow Bcrnlchos. CARNIVAL HO. IK SAD U MISSIONARIES AI LOCUM Citizens I BrllBSVLvBBriBBSBQBBBBBBBBBBBHBBBBBBBBLVSr EflKsMB BBBB B'El (j I . M I IKl IfllK i MKBHbBmLA'bJbMMb4b1bBb S' .m '. ffWfttrf ,AitrjbJ ptsmBtsrMSwSSmmSmSSSwtsStjSSwlsn9vMSmVKSS 'v m Switzerland boasts of two ofthe most. Democratic districts qr cantons In the world Claims and Appenzcll. In. tho Democratic towns closed ballots aro unheard or In fact, all the voting Is done by raising tho right hand. This? Is a scene during tho recent election of the town officials of Trogen, Canfon of Appenzcll. HURT TREND IN THE STOCK IRE U. S. Steel Is Quoted The Lowest Today Since The Year 1915 Decline Is Noticed In Stand ard Rails, Railway Equip- . .nient and Others 3: ' 'By Associated Press to The Banner " ,NEW YORK, Juno 20--Tho- stock market continued its reactionary trend in jnoro violent form- today. making 'the soventh successive week-, of declining prices. ". Outstanding features of tho active trading, which totaled some 600,000 shares by mid-day, included U. S. Steel at 72 ,a los.s of 1 points and the lowest quotation since 1915, and a, sharp break of four points in Canadi an Pacific to 101, tho lowets price for that stock in 20 yaors. Other stocks, Including standard rails, tho prominent stools, railway cqulptnont and specialties, which soared during the war bood, wore at lowest records for one to two years. Brokors reported hoavy accumula tion of selling orders over tho week end... TEA SAFE By Associated PreRs to Tho Bannerl GRANITE CITY, 111., Juno 20 Fivo men today hold up tho driver of the Amorlcan Railway Express company's wagon hore and escaped with a safe reported to contain $16,000. The mon ey was being transported from' tho St. Louis offldp of tho (National , Load company to 'its Granlto City office. MANY PERSONS DROWN IN FLOOD IN JAPAN sou has beon unusually porslstent and tho rosulting floods in various sec tions aro tho worst In 30 years. Ono hundred porsdus huvo been drowned at Fukuoka, In tho uorthorn part of the Island of Klushlu, whilo lit Olta, in tho same island, 30 persons lout tholr lives. Several thousand houses vhavo been Inundated or dostroyod in Fukuoka, Saga, Otta and Nagasakla Prefec tures. Brldgos have been carried off and collieries flooded In tho cities of Kokura, Kururao and Wakamatsu. LAD FROM COLUMBUS DROWNED AT SANDUSKY SANDUSKY, Juno 20 Frank Mil lor, 19, of Cplumbus, was drowned In Lako Erie off Codar Point yosterday aftornoon whilo swimming. Efforts to- recover the body have beon In vain. Miller was a membor of a party from Columbus which arrived hero Sunday to spend two weeks. D IN of a Real Democracy Voting Herring Packing ESSc' ' yf i-y v f '$ftymKS V JKUsKJsMlmtXfLrtiMnRsSmKKfci Ho iKsjA'5sti.'jt3BssssWsMst Ihb HLttfiBvliiiH! i & JVOiililaH sssssssswkZJslSXOti!r'saswt MTjsrvt x t m' WmStsmOsmmst mmZ-mmwSmmmmwSmmmmmmmMESmm2l s i? Sv ' jL .iSLC 4 'mjF JOSSwwm SSSSmSSBrS " B BHflHsHHsBiiLLaLfiArM-Si&utf ii . m iSflsBsT. v 9L vSDH&rABnS KBIimK9IKMLviZvrmm?SsSSmkySmA mt-flP" 'B bIHbV BhsBVLJrlBOB At illynnnls Mass., the herring run Is now on and great- quantities are being brought to the packing plnnts where they are prepared for market In the spring of each year the herring run from the ocean up streams to 'fresh water ponds where they spnwn. On their return they nre caught in large hnslna where tliev nre dinned out with nets. Tho nhotocranh shows (lia-ln- vterlor'of one of the packing plants. By Assoalated Press to The Banner CHICAGO, Juno 20 Tho case of Timothy (Big Tim) Murphy, hold with a nuinbor of alleged accomplices in default of $100,000 ball-Inconnoc-tlon with tho $3S0,000 Dearborn street station mall robbery, will bo ' placed boforo u federal grand Jury today, ac cording to John Io'rthup; special as sistant district attorney. Tho finding of more than $100,000 of the loot in-vi trunk at tho homo of Murphy's father-in-law ' was directly due to one of Murphy's alleged admis sions. ' DATE IS SET By Associated Press ro Tfro Banner CHICAGO, Juno 20Chlef Justlco McDonald today assigned tho trial of elghtcon former baseball players und gamblers charged with "conspiracy to "throw tlio 1019 wtonld series," to Judgo Hugo Friend,- who announced ho -would sot tho edso for next Mon day. THREE PERSON6 8LAIN By Associated Press to'.The Bannerl BARCELONA, Juiio 20-Three per sons wero assassinated hern yostor day. Fello Uoal, formor , spcretary of tho National Fcdoratfori of .Labor and Roso Rodrldguoz, syndicalist In tho building trades "wero slain at tholr .homes, while the other victim w.ns hilled on tho stroot. MURPHY BASE SCHEDULED TO COME UP TODAY FOR TRIALS Plants Are Busy I MARY MacSWWY TO i MAKE LONG TOUR i CLEVELAND, June 20 Mary Mac-i Swluoy, the, school teacher sister of tho lato Torcnco MacSwinoy, lord mayor of Cork, is about to make a speaking tour of Ohio citi6s. falnco Miss MacSwinoy spoke Inl Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati in January, shortly after her arrival in this country, she has delivered her plea for tho recognition of the Irish repubile In practically every largo city in the country. Sho has addressed fully a scoro of state legislatures, as sho did when In Columbus, and pracj iicauy an oi tnem navo adopted reso lutions looking toward official United States recognition. FOR OLD SOLDIERS WASHINGTON, Juno 20 Con grossman William. M. Morgan of tho Sevonteonth Ohio district has intro duced a bill in tho house of represent atives providing for an incrbaso In pensions of Civil war veterans to $72 per mouth, and of Civil war widows to $50 per monthV " A hard light is probable on a bill of this nature, us it Is tho aim of con gross to rcduco materially the ox pensos of tho government. This bill follows closoly upon a bill Introduced by Mr. Morgnti Juno 13, providing for tho monthly "paymont of ponslons. 'It is expected by Mr. Mor gan that his bill for monthly pay ments will becomo a law, and ho is working strong for both bills. WOMAN KILLED BY TRAIN CINCINNATI, June 20 Mrs. Sarah Shattuck, SO, widow of formor Con gressman William B, Shattuck of tho First Ohio district, was instdn'ly kill ed lato Sunday when sho was struck by a B. & O. passenger train at Mad isonville, n sub'urb of Cincinnati. BELL PROVIDES S72 BANDITS GET BIG SUtf'BY HOLDING UP RUNNER FOR A BANK Between $5,000 and $10, 000 Seized By Auto Ban dits In Philadelphia By Associated Press to The Banner PHILADELPHIA, Juno 20 Four masked automobile bandits held up Frederick Myers, a runner for the Mutual Trust Co., hore today, and seized a bag containing between $5, 000 and $10,000. The runner fired af ter tho fleeing bandit, who escaped with the money. Bank officials said the bag also contained securities, but the amount was not stated. The bandits disappeared' In the di rection of the center of tho city, and an hour later tho machine-was found abandoned. It had been stolen from a resident. living in the northern part of tho city. HEALTH NURSE IS UP TO THE COMMISSION Employment By City Depends Upon Allowance Made By Budget Board CITY BOARD OF HEALTH ASKS FOR $1,500 ITEM It Will Be August Before Ac tion Is Taken On Applica tion By Commission Whether Mt. Vernon is to have a Public Health nurse or not nest year appears to depend now upon the grace and favor of- the county budget com mission when it meets in August, At the meeting of the Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday tho mem bers of that organization endorsed tho proposal for the employment of a ci ty Public Health nurse favored by City Health Commissioner Workman, tho Board of Health and the several Parent-Teachers clubs of the city. In quiry mado of City Auditor H. C. Gates and Chairman Auskings of the Council's finance committee, Indicates thaLthe matter will be passed to tho county budget commission for final decision. In tho budget of the Board of Health presented to tho Council at its session last Monday evening is an item of $1,500 for a Public Health nurso. Tho finance committee and the Council will make the proper cer tification to the budget commission In JJuly and in August the members of the. commission will determine what will be allowed the city for this and other items. What action will be taken, it is altogether probable, not even the members of tho commission know at this time. Last year, City Auditor Gates said today, tho Board of Health was prac tically the only department of the ci ty government that was given sub stantially what it asked. This course again may oo followed by the com mission in making the distribution for 1922, and then, again, it may not. Tho problem of taxes and tax dis tribution Is a vexed and difficult one. On ono side the people Insist upon having all the benefits, and enjoy ments of modern improvements. On tho other hand they are insistently demanding a reduction in the taxes they must pay. Therein is a peculiar popular inconsistency, a failure to ap preciate that thoy cannot, as the say ing is "keep their cako and eat iL" What they will have must be paid for and so long as they-insist upon main taining what they nqw havo and oven adding, to thorn, as in tho instance of r . ::t .... ....- ... a uemanu ror a ruoiic tieaim nurso, they must expect the .bills tp be paid and that there can bo no substantial reductions in tho sums they must pay semi-annually into the county treas ury in the form of taxes. BOY IS ELECTROCUTED CRESTLINE, JuneTO Bernard Frank, 18, who garduatod two weeks ago ut tho local high school, was in stantly killed when ho picked up a llyo w.Iro blow down by a thunderstorm, BIG DAMAGE IS -DONE BT STORM, i! IN ATHENS GO. Half A Score of Houses and Eight Bridges Swept Away Last Evening Score of Sunday School Chil dren Came Near Losing Their Lives By Associated Press to The Banner ATHENS, O., Juno 30 Half a score of homes, eight bridges, many ' outbuildings and crops were swept ayay. last night when a cloudburst struck Bern township, Athens county. The raining towns of Lathrop' and Sharj)sburg wero greatly damaged when two small creeks aroso many feet. County roads and moro thana. mile of railroad were washed out. No Hvc3 were- lost, although a dozen families are left destituto and total' damage is estimated at a quarter ok a million dollars. A score of Sunday school children nearly lost their lives when they took1 rofugo in a barn. Tho barn was swept off its. foundation but Mid not overturn. Several thrilling rescues wero reported today, one man havlnz been washed down the valley half a mile. :i Response To Shot Is Regard ed Eminently Satisfactory By Oil Men Tho Verno Oil Co.'s well, tho Ulery No. 2, was shot at 11 o'clock Monday morning, maldng a very satisfactory response. The well was drilled in late Saturday, going eight and one half feet through tho Bora grit With out anything further, it was seen that tho Vern6 Oil Co. has brought in one of tho best wells yet drilled ia the Gambler field. Over Sunday tho. well filled up 150 with oil. Monday at'ter noon, local members of tho company wero greatly elated over tho well's showing. Tho well will bo cleaned out and rlggd up for pumping as quickly as "possible. Tho Verno Co. expects to move a rig to another location a short dfs tance east'of No. 2 on the Ulery farm without loss of time. v By Associated Press to The Banner J LONDON, Juno 20 Cooperation with tho U. S. is "a cardinal princi ple with Great Britain," declared Prime Minister George to the linperV ial conference today. "Wo are ready," ho said, "to dis cuss with American statesmen any proposal for elimination of arma ments which they wish to set out and wo can undertake that no such over tures will find lack of willingness on our part to meet them;" J IS Br Associated Press to The Banner COLUMBUS, Juno 20 When Cot. E. A. Deeds, Dayton, failed o appear in municipal court this morning to answer to a charge of speeding, hla $2o bondwas forfeited.' Deeds was arrested Saturday 'whilo 'passing through" tho city on route to Granville, VERNOCO SHOOTS ULLERY ILL NO TODISGUSS DISARMAMENT NO Tffl k-i pJ. ,i wM X&R Wl J ., ."-.'41 -" S jyfostay.'Ei,&v&j4'i . m$$&$r X r ,jy ,-, jfwt . .Jte.4'W X .