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EXPLOSION ON
BIG FOUR Jff.
AT CINCINNATI
Charge Shattered Ties And
Spread Rail Distance Of
Inch and a Half
Railroad Detectives Are In
vestigating Cause Of
Mysterious Explosion
tor The Associated press)
CINCINNATI, Aun.v 31 Railroad
detective1 are Investigating a myster
ious explosion which occurred shortly
before midnight on a southbound Big
Pour railroad track In Arlington
Heights.
The charge chattered several ties
and spread the rails an inch and a
half.
The engineer of a work train bound
for Sharonvilje, who had boon warned
by officials that an explosion had dam
aged the trestle, sent the train slowly
ahead, the tender in front of the loco
motive. When the train reached the
damaged .place, the tender was de
railed. There was no one on the train
except the engineer and fireman.
Since the strike of railroad shop
men, the work trains have been used
to haul employes. '
If
t)h1rNe-gFrPgaistatd-To
Have Been Giving Exag
gerated Claims
(Br THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 Chairman
William Muldoon of the New York
State Athletic commission, has start
ed an investigation Into the record of
Tut Jackson't performance.
Jackson, who was knocked out by
Harry Wills Tuesday night, was a sub
ject of exaggerated claims as, to his
classification and record, Muldoon de
clares. Booked as scaling 200 pounds and
six feet ouo inch tall, the Ohio negro
tipped tho beam at only 188 pounds
and proved to be five feot, ten inches
in height. His knock-out -record,
placed at more than! two scores in ad
vanco notices, now will bo carefully
looked into by the New York commis
sion, Muldoon said.
(Br The Associated press)
BELFAST, Aug. 31 The site of ono
of tho earllost Christian monaster,
ies In Ireland has been found at Ma
lice Island, Strangford Lough, near
Belfast. Tho ruins have beeiijldenti
ficd as those of Nendrum monastery,
mentioned in .Mulrcha's "Life of St.
Patrick," written before 699 A. D.
Extensive excavations havo boon
carried out and valuable material, In
cluding some stones wit hwrlting, tho
oxact meaning of which has not yot
been ascertained, havo been unearth,
od. Some of the writings aro believed
to bo of Danish origin.
In Gede's "Ecclesiastical History" it
is recorded that in 634 Pope Honorius
wrote to certain bishops of tho Irish
Church about the Paschal controversy
and Pelagian he'resy, and one of the
bishops mentioned in this letter is
Cromous, Bishop of Nendrum, Tho
island of Nendrum, was afterwards
named Mahoo, after a bishop of tho
monastery.
MAY SCRAP PART OF DRY NAVY
(by The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 Part of
)ed it was indicated last night in of
the prohibition navy may be scrap
fleet of nine submarine chasors, of
ficial quarters. Operations of the 15
ficlals estimated, would cost nearly
11,000,000 n yr-nr.
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M. Helle da Talleyrand-Perigord, of
Paris, and his wife, formerly Anna
Gould, divorced wifo of Count Bonl
do Castollano, have arrived in Seat
tle, " Wash., from the Orient. The
Duchess astonished passengers on tho
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Figures Compiled Today
From Many Counties Of
The State Of Ohio
(Br The Associated Press)
COLUMBUS, Aug. 31 With about
one-fourth of the 88 counties in tho
state reported today, It is belioved
here that for tho first tlmo elnco 1895,
the grand property dupllcato of Ohio
may show a decrease, according to re
ports given out by tho state tax com
mission. Whllo real estate values are practi
cally remaining stationary, tho per
sonal property duplicates are showing
decided slumps, according to tho fig
ures compiled i from tho reporting
counties.
Chairman Forney of tho tax com
mission says this indicated that an
accontuatlon in tax incroases will
probably tako place, saying that tho
new tax avcrago will be around 22
mills. Last December, ho said, tho
average was only 20.4 mills.
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(Br The associated press)
DES MOINES, Aug. 31 Kain some
what delayed tho national horso shoo
pitching, tourney today. H. J. Taylor
of Akron, in tho first group of tho
tournoy tossed 112 ringers and 27
doublo ringers. In tho second group
P. P. Spencer of Pitcher, Okla., won
his seventh game by tossing 172 ring
ers and 3G double ringers. C. C.
Davis of Cloveland and Frank Jacob
son of Iowa opposed each 'other this
afternoon.
(BY The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 MIno un
ion officials have accepted the strlko
bcttlemcut proposal advanced, ns a
result of Tuesday night's conference
hero, according to advices rocoived
today in official circles at Washing
ton. YOUNG8TER8 HAPPY
(by The Associated Press)
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 30
Owing to the railroad striko many
school books ordered for tho grades
of the public ' schools havo failed to
nrrivo.
TAX RETURNS TO
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RIMGERS
THIS CONTEST
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BEEN ACCEPTED
liner President Jackson by wearing
$300,000 worth of jowels at a formal
dinner given in tho captain's honor
and thou leaving the banquet at its
height and carrying a plato of beef
steak to her Pekinese dog in her suite
on the upper deck. '
Frame-Up Is Charged
In Wreck Confessions
(By the Associated Press)
GARY, Ind., Aug. 31 Attorney Paul
R. Glasor, counsel for four men held
on murder charges as a result of tho
wreck of a Michigan Central express
train near Gary in which the engineer
and firomen wero killed on Aug. 20,
today in municipal court charged that
tho quartet had been unmercifully
beaten that confessions .were wrung
from'lhemaby-forco and that they
would ropudlate tho confessions.
Department Of Justice Files
Suit In United States
Court Today
(By The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 Tho de
partment of justico Is preparing to fllo
today in tho U. S. district court fon
eastern Now York a suit for perpetual
Injunction linden tho Sherman anti
trust law against A. SchraTlcr and five
individual manufacturers of valves or
parts of valves used in connection
with tho manufacture of pneumatic
tires and tubes.
TO THE OFFICIALS
(by The Associated Press)
MAIUON, 111., Aug. 31 Otis Clark,
a union coal minor, tho first man in
dicted by the grand Jury investigating
tho Horrin massacre in Which 22 per
sons wero killed, surrendered at noon
today. Ho Is charged with tho mur
dor of C. K. McDowell, superintend
ent of tho Lester mine.
Presidential Aspirant
Is Sentenced To Jail
(By The Associated press)
CINCINNATI, Aug. 31 Henry W.
Haysson of Milwaukbu, who claims
ho is u candidate for' tho presidency
of tho United States ion thor "Unlvorr
sal Biuthorhood',' 'ticket, lodayiwas
bcntouced to 30 days Imprisonment, on
a chargo of intoxication.
EXPOSITION 8ANCTIONED
(By The Associated Pressi
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 President
Harding today signed tho congression
al resolution giving federal govern
ment sanction to the sesqul-centen-nlal
expedition to bo hold in Phllai
delphia in 1926 and providing for an
invitation to foreign nations to participate.
SU T IS STARTED
AGAINST 10
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VETERAHS OF WORLD WAR IN
NEWEST SOLDIER BONUS BILL
Final Vote On Measure Is Expected Before Adjournment) Of
The Senate Today; The Options Are Outlined; As
AmendeH By Senate Soldiers' Bonus Would Become
Affective 'On January 1, 1923.
(Br The Associates press)
WASHINGTON, AuB. 31 A final
vole on the soldiers'' bonus bill before
adjournment of the 'senate today ap
peared to be reasonably certain.
After the conatc vote, It will bo sent
back to the house, which la oxpactcd
to order it to conference.
As amended by the bonate, tho t.ol-
dlers' bonus bill woqld become effect
ive January 1, 1923,and would provide
three optional plans for veterans of
the world war otherthan those whoso
adjusted service pay would not dx
cced $50. These would bo paid la
cash. The options are:
Adjusted service ' certificates pay
able In 20 years or sooner at death and
containing loan provisions.
Vocational training aid at the rate
of ?t.75 a day up to the total of 140
per cent of tho adjusted sen ice pay.
Aid in purchasing a farm or home,
the total amount to range from 100
per cent of the adjusted service cred
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LeaHInsHis Opponent By Ov
er 65,000 In Race For
Nomination For
Senator
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(Br The associated press)
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 Hiram
Johnson today was assured of tho He
publican renominatlon for tho United
States senate by a margin of moro
than 65,000 votes over C. C. Moore. P.
W. Rchardson, state treasurer, had a
lead of 14,000 over Gov. W. D. Steph
ens for tho Republican nomination for
governor.
T. L. Woolwine, prosecuting attor
ney of Los Angole3 county, was lead
ing his opponent, M. B. Jones, by
more than 20,000 for the Democratic
nomination for governor.
Lake Too Cold, Man
Drowns Self In River
(Br The Associated press)
KANKAKEE, 111., Aug. 31 The
warmer, less unfriendly looking wat
ers of tho Kankakeo River today
claimed Arthur J. Coulter, 40, Indian
apolis, after ho had looked at Lako
Michigan with tho Idea of suicide, and
found it "so big, so rough and so
cold." '
In a letter In Coulter's pocket, ad
dressed to his wife, ho said ho had
walked from Chicago aCter finding
himself unable to end hla life In the
lake.
Amundsen Abandons
Air Trip To Pole
(Br The associated Press)
NOME, Alaska, Aug. 31 Captain
Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer,
has definitely abandoned for this year
his plan for an airplane flight from
northern Alaska across the North Pole
to Spitzbcrgen or Grant's land, but
plans to hop off next spring; it became
knqwn today with the arrival of tho
coast guard cutter Boar from Point
Barrow.
FURNACES TO REOPEN
(Br the associated press)
'VOUNGSTOWN, Aug. 31 First re
sumption of iron-producing units, hard
hit by coal shortage, was announced
today by the Shcnango Furnaco Co.,
of Sharpsvlllc, Pa which reopened
a blast furnace, idlo for five weeks.
Four of the 32 independent furnaces
In the Youngstown district aro now
producing and nine of the 15 corpora
tion furnncos.
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0 NOMINATION
it. If the money h advanced In 112.1,
to 140 per cent of tho adjusted service
credit If the payment were made In
1023 or thereafter.
Adjusted service pay or adjusted
service credit would bo fixed on the
bads of $1 a day for domestic service
and $1.25 a day for foreign service,
less tho ?C0 paid at discharge. But In
no event could tho amount of the
credit of the veteran wno performed
no overseas service exceed ?."00 and
the amount of the credit of the vet
cran who performed any overseas ser
vice exceed $fi2o.
Tho treasury department is confl
dent President Harding will veto the
bill If It Is passed as it now stands.
High officials Indicated today that the
president had not changed from his
announced intention to disapprove any
bonus legislation which does not car
ry vlth It means of raising the reve
nue needed, and the measure now be
fore tho senate, the treasury officials
say, does not meet that requirement
Chicago And Alton In
Hands' Of A Receiver
(Br The Associated Press
CHICAGO, Aug. 31 The Chicago
and Alton Railroad was placed in the
hands of receivers in federal court to
day by Judge Carpenter. W. G. Bierd,
prosldent, and W. W. Wheelock, an at
torney, wore named as the receivers.
According to a statement by Silas
H. Strawn, appointed counsel for tho
receivers, tho receivership was pre
cipitated principally by the great fall,
ing off in tho earnings of the company
duo to the coal strike and by the ex
tra expenses duo to tho shopmen's
strike.
(Br The Associated press)
PEMBERLAND, B. C, Aug. 31
Fifteen men wore killed and 16 in
jured today In an explosion In No. 4
mine in the Dunmiro coal property
here.
(Br-THE Associated Press)
TEXARKANA, Ark., Aug. 31 Sev
en bridges on the St. Louts-Southwest
em-Cotton Bolt railway between here
and Stamps, Ark., were burned last
night.
Frauds Court Opens
(Br The Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 The commer
cial frauds court, doslgncd to check
tho prnctice of obtaining credit from
merchants and banks by tho use of
falso financial statements, was open
ed hero today. Maglstrato Simpson
presided over tho first session and is
suod "30 summonses. District Attor
ney Banton inado tho opening address
andioutllned the purposes of the court
which, he said, was sorely needed aud
whoso inauguration marked tho dawn
of a now day in business.
"AMBASSADOR" DEPARTS
(Br The Associated Press)
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 Georgo O.
Marks, who said ho was a special am
bassador of tho Negro Improvement
Association to tho Leaguo of Nations,
left on tho steamship Franco today
for Geneva, where ho will ask that
tho German colonies In Africa bo glv.
en to negroes "as spoils of war due
tho negro race."
15 MEN KILLED
IN EXPLOSION
SEVEN
Secretary Hughes On Way
To Brazil
This Is the latest photograph of Sec
retary of State Charles Evans Hughes
as he looked when he sailed from New
York to represent America at the op
ening at Rio do Janeiro.
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BR0J1I0N
Members Of Railroad Labor
Board Denies Charges Made
By Magazine
(Br The associateh press)
CHICAGO, Aug. 31 Denial of
charges that he is serving not only as
a member of the railroad labor board
but also as president of a striking
shop crafts organization, was made
today by A. O. Wharton, one of the
three labor members of the board.
Mr. Wharton made the retort when
Informed of a message saying the
charges would bo contained in an ar
ticle in the Sept. 2 issue of a New
York magazine quoting another mem
ber of the federal arbitration body as
saying, "The shopmen's strike was
engineered from inside the labor
board."
Mr. Wharton was president of the
railway employes department of tho
American Federation -of Labor from
1912 to 1920, when ho was appointed
to tho labor board. He said ho was
re-elected president at tho union's
convention last April, but that his re
election was merely a formal tribute
in appreciation of past services.
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(Br The Associated Press)
PARIS, Aug. 31 The reparations
commission late today unanimously
accepted the Belgian compiomise on
the German moratorium proposition.
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(Br The Associated press)
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 Tho British
three-masted schooner Gamma, with
$200,000 worth of Scotch whiskey
aboard, and tho excursion steamer
Smithflold, which is said to havo been
carrying a tloatlng bar, wore seized
by prohibition authorities today.
(Br The Associated press)
COLUMBUS, Aug. 31 Tho Ohio
fuel commission adjourned at noon to
day without indicating Its decision as
to tho establishment of a fair prico
limit for coal,' but announcing it would
submit its report to Govornor Davis.
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COMING TODAY
Officials Aroused By Plots To
Wreck The Western
Express
Plan To Dynamite The Trai
Was Scheduled For Some-
time Today
(Br The Associated Press)
CHICAGO, Aug. 31 Aroused by tho
disclosure of evidence of plots to
wreck trains and .the arrest of thre
men In connection with an alleged
Dlan to dynamite the western exprgM
on the New York Central lines, the
police today prepared for a round,up
of radicals.
The men now held here in connea
tion with tho plot alleged to Tiavo
been hatched against the western ex
press are declared by the police not
only to be striking shopmen, but Com
munists as well.
The plan to dynamite the express
train was declared by investigators to
have been set for today.
Only Movement Of Food
Stuffs, Live Stock and Fuel
Permitted Eor Present
(Br The AssociXteo Pies)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 Railroad
west of 'tho Mississippi river were au
thorized today by the interstate com-
merce commission to give preference
to the movement of foodstuffs, live
stock and fuel whenever their operat
ing conditions became such as to
cause freight congestion or blockades.
Tho order declared an emergency
and laid down rules for tho western
lines identical with those of the east
ern lines.
(Br The associated press)"
BERLIN, Aug. 31 One of the last
remaining symbols of the old regima
in Germany will pass away with tha
withdrawal of all postage stamps of
the familiar "Germania" type on Oc
tober 31 next.
This' striking design, first adopted
in 1900, played a measurable part la
fostering the militarist movement that
brought disaster upon the Fatherland.
The original of the mail-clad fig
ure of Germania was Frauleln Anna
Fuhring, of the Imperial Opera, whose,
portrayal of the role so impressed tha
former Kaiser that he ordered her.
likeness tto be placed upon the now
eluding some stones with writing, tho
Since the establishment of tho Re.
public numerous protests have" been
lodged against the continuance of this
design, and now that tho new industri
al series of stamps has been com
pleted, instructions for its suppres
sion have been issued.
Fight Over Watermelon
Brings Booze To Light
SIOUX CITY, la., Aug. 31 Police
men answering a call found Andy Ro
disch and Audy Klatt on th0 verge of
a fight to decide which would get tha
last portion of a watermelon. The pd
Hcemen inspected the melon. It
smolled.and tasted like moonshlno
whisky, they said. They took Rodlsch,
Klat and tho melon to the police sta
tion and charged the men with intoxi
cation. Now the police are, on the trail of
a bootlegger, who, they learned today,
has hit upon the idea of pouring whis
key in a ,watermeIon and selllnc It
i-nll ns n "Georgia Cocktail.".
ORDERS GIVEN 10
WESTERN RAILWAYS
GERMANY DISCARDS
EMPEROR'S STAMPS
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