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MT. VERNON, O., TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 1922 No. 71
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Edward S. Farmer Commits
Suicide Because of
Despondency
CONFEREES REFUSE
TO SIDETRACK THE
SOLDIER BONUS BILL
LIVES 10 HOURS
AFTER SHOOTING
Body Removed To The Home
Of The Deceased In Har
rison Township
(BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
WASHINGTON, 8ept. 5 By a vote
of 5. to 3, senate and house conferees
refused today to sidetrack the admin
Istration tariff bill for the soldiers'
bonus measure. , J jj!
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LEGISLATURE
WILL CONVENE
SEPTEMBER 1 1
in cm semis
Enrollment In High School
And Grade Schools Larg
er Than Last Year
Gov. Davis Today Calls Spe
cial Session For Monday,
September 1 1
ARE INVESTIGATING HERRIN (ILL.)
MASSACRE
Legislature Called to Provide
A Fair Price For Coal
in Ohio
Edward S. Farmer, aged 60 years,
well known resident of Harrison town
ship, died at the Mt. Vernon Hospital
Monday evening at 5 o'clock the re
sult of a self-Inflicted bullet wound.
Farmer shot himself with a 22 cali
bre rifle at his home, not far from
Howard, at 7 o'clock Monday morn
ing. He shot himself between the
eyes, th0 bullet just missing the
brain. Dr. John R. Claypool of Mt
Vernon was called immediately after
the shooting, and Farmer was remov
ed to the Mt. Vernon hospital.
At first it was thought the bullet
wound would not prove fatal, but on
Mopday afternoon he suffered 'hemor
rhages from, the brain and death came
at 5 p. m.
It is said .that Farmer has been des-
I over domestic troubles for
several weokg and this is said' to have,
prompted him to take his lite.
' On March! 30, 1922,. Eva J, Farmer
brought 'suit for divorce against Farm
er in the common pieas court of Knox,
counly. 'Since the separation, Mrs.
Farmor Is said to be living in Howard
township whllo Farmer has been liv
ing on the home farm in Harrison
township.
Farmor is survived by two sons and
ono daughter.
The remains were convoyed to thq
late home in Harrison township on
Monday evening.
Tho funeral will occur Wednesday
afternoon.
ponden
W. G. JONES QUITS
THE KNITTING ILL
With an enrollment In the Mt. Ver
non high school and tho grade schools
of the city larger than ever before in
tho history of Mt. Vernon, school re-
aitmfirl Tuesday morning after the
summer vacation.
Supt. Elliott announced this after
noon that the enrollment in the high
school had reached 670 and would
reach over 700 before tho close of
the school year.
"There is not a high school in Ohio
working under a handicap such as
ours," said Mr. Elliott this afternoon.
"The building is crowded to its ca
pacity and we have not tho facility
for taking care of the largo enroll
ment." Mr. Elliott added, however, that tho
fine -personnel of the teachers and
scholars would make up for tho-ef.
ficlency lost In handling tho large enrollment.
'Bupt-' Elliott was unable to- glvo.
figures this afternoon on tho onroll
unent in thc,grado schools of tho city,
but estimated that it would bo much
larger than last year.
The grade enrollment figures twill
be given out tomorrow, Mr. Elliott an
nounced. The Third ward building is crowd
ed, there being 58 scholars in one
room. Such crowded rooms will be
thinned out tomorrow, Mr. Elliott stat-od.
Anothor new teacher has been ad
ded to tho high school staff Mrs. Hel
en McCluro, instructor in Latin and
Enpllsh. Mrs. McCluro is a graduato
of Woostor university and taught last
year In Alliance, O., high school. .
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(Br The Associated Press)
COLUMBUS, Sept. 5 Governor
Davis announced today that he would
summon the state legislature Into ex
traordinary session Monday, Sept. 11,
for the direct purpose of enacting
legislation that will make It "possible
to Invoke the state's full power In as
suring the public of sufficient supply
of fuel at a fair price."
Announcement of tho governor's
contemplated action followed refusal
last week of coal operators to agree
to a list of scheduled pi ices for coal
put forward by tho stato, they de
manding a minimum of $5 50 per ton
at tho mine. Tho stato proposed
prices ranging from $3.75 to $4.80 a
ton.
Boforo announcing his intention to
call tho legislature into special ses
sion, Governor Davis had obtained
from State s Attorney General Price
an opinion holding that though tho
state now is without statutory au
thority to fin prices ofcoal, the pow
er is vested in tho constitution and
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SHOOTING AFFRAY OCCURS JUST
SOUTH OFMT. VEHNONATNOON
ON 5UMMEIM1
John Fuqua Said To Have Been Shot Down By Evert Hopper, '
Who Makes Hi Escape; Has Not Been Located;- Pin
ticipants In Shooting Came To City A Few Days Ago
To Work On Street Paving Contract
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Atornoy-General Edward, J. Brun
dage, of Illinois; Chief Investigator
J. G. Glaser nnd Assistant Attorney
Goneral C. V. Kiildokauf are conduct
ing an investigation on the site of the
Herrln CM.) mine maBs'acre, where a
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score of strikebreakers were shot
down by a frenzied mob which had
taken them prisoners. Despite threats
against his life, the Attorney-General
is pressing his investigation before a
Special Grand Jury in WillltamBon
county.
PRIMARY IS HELD
MISSISSIPPI
LT. DOOLITTLE OFF
ON LONG FLIGHT
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Mt. Vernon Manager of Rich
Sampliner Plant To Re
turn To Cleveland
W. C. Jones, manager of the Mt.
Vernon plant of the RIch-Sampliner
Knitting Mills Co , has resigned, it
is Joarned. He purposes returning to
Cloveland, where ho has accepted a
position wjth another company.
Mr. Jones came to Mt. Vernon
when tho Rich-Samplinor company
opened a branch plant hero.
Former Resident Of Freder
icktown Is Killed Near
Ashlajid, Ohio .
Bodies Of Ten Are Recover
ed; Accident Occurs In
England Today
Democrats Are Registering
Their Choice In Second
Primary Today
(Br The associated presiI
NEW CASTLE, England, Sept. 5
Forty men were entombed through
an explosion in a coal pit at White,
haven this morning. (
The bodies of ten men are reported
to have been recovered.
(Br The associated Press)
JACKSON, Miss., Sept. 3 Missis
sippi Doniocrats today registered
their choice between former Senator
James K. Vardaman and former Con
gressman II. S. Stephens In tho sec
ond primary for nomination to the U.
S.' senate to succeed Senator John
Sharp Williams.
Political observers havo predicted
tint today's voto would reach a
larger total than at tho first primary.
(By the Associated press)
SAN ANTONIO. Texas. Sept. 5
Lieut. James H. Doollttlo landed at
San Anforilo' aT7:i0 this morning on
his one-stop flight ,fram ,coasa to
coast and hopped off again for San
Diego
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! gasqlina.'anti'oil supply.'
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BE RATIFIED
CINCINNATI Chamber of com
merce officials have requested tho
government to send gliders to Grlsard
Field, local aviation field, for a demonstration.
ARMISTIETO
ENTOMBED M HERS
GIVE A SIGNAL
(BT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
JACKSON,, Cal., Sept. 6 Miners
entombed In the gold mine since a
week ago last Sunday signalled twice
last night to the rescue crew, Rob
ert Llghtnr, one of the miners work
ing with rescue crews, said today.
MARYSVILLE-- Union County Re
publican central and executive com
mittees have endorsed French C. Still
lugs' for postmaster at Mllf'ord Center.
LIMA A reduction In the deficit un
der which the city is operating from
nearly ?150,00O, last year to $75,000,
this year, Is soon by City Auditor Soil-ors.
Carl Cllne, formerly of Frederick
town, Is dead and Miss Piatt of Akron
Is in a hospital In Ashland suffering
from Injuries received In an automo
bile accident which occurred Sunday
morning at 9 o'clock, five miles out of
Ashland.
Mr. Cllno and Miss Piatt wore driv
ing through from Akron where they
reside to tho residence of tho former's
parents, Mr. .and Mrs. Samuel Cllno
of near Frederlcktown. Tho car skid
ded and turned over, throwing the oci
cupants under tho machine They
were rushed to the hospital in Ashland
whero it was discovered that Clino
had his lung punctured, Death camo
at 5 o'clock Sunday evening.
Cllne is survived by his parjnts,
and fivo brothers, Oscar, Clifford, Ar
thur, Irp, and O. P. Cline all of Trod-oricktown.
Funoral services wore hold Tuesday
afternoon at Borlln church with burial
in Forest cemetery.
BE REQUESTED
(Br the Associated Press)
..LONDON, Sept. 5 Goneral opinion
in London today was that the disas
ter to the Greek army in Asia Minor
was complete, Tho Greek govern
ment has appealed to tho powers to
origin, according to officials of tho
Nationalists.
COMMENT MADE ON
Lord French's Sister
Enters Politics
CINCINNATI The Kroger Groc
ery and Baking Co., Cincinnati, with
stores all over Ohio will extend its
activities through Southern Illinois, It
has become known here, with the fil
ing of Incorporation papers at Spring
field, 111., In ordor to transact business
in that stato.
NEW INJUNCTION
(Br The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Sept. G While tho
Chicago Injunction proceedings will
bo followed up with tho determina
tion of guaranteeing tho country
against Interfering with transpoita
tlon, a high official of tho administra
tion declared today constitutional
liberties of law-abiding men will not
be abridged.
President Harding is said to feel
that the Injunction sought will not In
any way hamper constitutional rights
of tho men on strike or of other citr
lions. ,
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 Confidence
that tho agreement reached In Phila
delphia Saturday will be ratified by
the anthracite miners' convention in
Wikesjbarro was expressed today by
Senator Reed of Pennsylvania in a
conference with President Harding.
Tho production of hard coal will bo
well under way by tho end of next
week, Mr. Rood predicted.
BISHOP FALLOWS
DIES IN CHICAGO
Mrs. Despart, sister of Field Mar
shal Earl 1'iench, of Ypres, is a can
didate for the British Parliament. She
has been n prominent factional figure
In Llrish affairs, is President of the
Women's Freedom League and a pion
eer in tho fiKlit for suffrage In Eng
land, , .
(Br The associated press)
CHICAGO, Srnt. 5 Bishop Samuel
Fallows, head of the Reformed Epis
copal church, ded here at 4:30 this
morning.
JUSTICE DAY IS
TO LEAVE ENCH
(Br The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 Retire
ment lrom tho supreme bench is un
der consideration by Justice W. It.
Day, it was stated today at the Whito
Houbc.
Jiibtice Day Is 73 years old. Ho was
appointed to tho bench lu 1903 by
President Roosevelt. Previously ho
had held judicial offices In Ohio and
had served as secretary of stato In
the McKInley administration.
MEETING POSTPONED
The meeting of Circle No. 1 of tho
Vine street Church of Christ has been
nostnoned until furthor nnnouncet
moiit, i
As the result of an argument In a
crap game at noon Sunday, John Fu
qua, negro, of Cincinnati, Is in a
most serious condition at Mt Vernon
hospital, suffering from a bullet
wound said to have been inflictd by
Evert Hopper, also colored, of Mr,
Sterling, Ky.
Hopper made his escape immedi
ately after the shooting and is still
at large, although Sheriff Lytle and
Deputy Sheriff Walker have been
searching for him ever since the
shooting.
Details Are Lacking
The shooting affray occurred just at
noon Sunday along Dry creek, near
the Essex bottle plant.
Both Futj.ua and Hopper were cm
ployed1 by the Strodtbeck Construc
tion Co. and had been in the city but
a short time.
Several participants in the crap
game have been questioned by Pros
ecutor Ashbaugh and Sheriff Lytle,
and a statement was obtained by the
officials from the wounded man just
before he was removed to the hos
pital Sunday.
According1 to Fuqua and eye wit
nesses, tho shooting was done by
Hopper, who also answers .to tho
name of Cook, it is said.
'According to Fuqua, a crap game
was in progress Saturday night and
Hopperis said to have lost-?50 or
?60.
' Demanded Money
On Sunday morning the game was
resumed along Dry creek, and it Is
said that Hopper became abusive in
the game and demanded from Fuqua
the money ho had lost in the game
Saturday night Fuqua refused to pay
over the money. One word brought
on another until Hopper is alleged to
have pulled a largo .45 calibre auto
matic revolver from his pocket and
fired directly at Fuqua. After shoot
ing once. Hopper is said to have
cnapped the trigger twice, but tho
weapon failed to discharge.
In an Instant, the crap game was
broken up and the participants scat
tered In all directions. One or two
of the ten men In the game were sa!4
to be white.
Sheriff Informed
One of tho white participants in
the game informed Sheriff Lytlo of
the shooting. When' the sheriff and
his; deputy reached the, scone they
found no one -but tho wounded man.
McCormlCk's' ambulance was called,
and Fuqua was rushed to tho Mt
VOrnon hospital.
An examination conducted by Dr.
F. C. Larimoro revealed the fact that
the bullet had entered Just above the
right nipple, passed through th body
and came out the left side just above
tho hip.
The attending physician expressed
tho belief Tuesday that tho man's
lung had been punctured by tho bul
let and that his condition was most
serious. (
Taken to .Mansfield
Immediately after tho shooting,
Homier Is said to havo accosted
"Sill" Johnson, a colored man, and
demanded that ho talte him out of tho
city In his automobile. Johnson Is
said to havo complied with Hopper's
request and It Is alleged he took he
man to Mansfield and then returned
to Mt Vernon. On Sunday evening,
Chief of Police Parker arrested John
son. Ho Is being held at the county
jail on tho charge of aiding a fugitive
from justice. Johnson claims ho did
not know of the shooting when ho
took Hopper to Mansfield.
Search Is Made
Acting on the clue from Johnson,
Sheriff Lytle, and Deputy Sheriff
Walker started for Mansfield early
Sunday afternoon. VIth tho assist
anco of tho Mansfield police, thoy
made a search of tho city but vera
unable to find any trace of Hopper
Sheriff Lytlo and Deputy Walker
then went to Ashland, whero It la ra
'ported Hopper formerly, lived and
where he has a sister. The officer
searched In that city, bnt could not
find any trace of tho fugitive.
Sheriff Lytle telegraphed to all elk
les and towns 'within a radius of 50
miles of Mt. Vernon, asking the au
thorities to be on, a look-out for tb.4
man. ( ..
Late Sunday night, Sheriff Lytla
and Deputy sHcriff Walker visited a
camp at Frederlcktown, where a
number of negroes were camping,
but were unable to locate Hopper.'
Lives in Cincinnati
John Fuqua, the man who was
shot down by Hopper, Is said to re- "
side at 710 West Fifth street, Cincin
nati, according to his story told te
Sheriff Lytle. Ho said he had been
in Mt Vernon but two days before
the shooting. He, said ha camo her
to be employed on a street pavlns
job.
Evert Hopper, the man said to
have done the shooting, resides at
Mt. Sterling, Ky., and has boon itf
the city for several waekit work'iii
on the streets.
Hopper, At Ashland
According to a message received
Tuesday morning; by Sheriff LytUj
from the Ashland, police, Hopper wasT
in that city sometime Monday, Tha
Ashland police searched the home of
Hopper's sister and ark said to hava
found the gun with which tha negra
did the shooting. The police took the
weapon.
Hopper appears to have made hlfl
escape from Ashland, according to
the police of that city.
Seen At New London
Tuesday afternoon Sheriff Lytle re
ceived a message that Hopper had
been seen at New London, O. Sheriff
Lytle sent a telegram to the police
department of that town to ba on tha
look out for the negro.
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TOU.S.DENCH
(Br The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 Forma
Senator George Sutherland of Utah
was nominated today by President
Harding to be associate justice of the
supreme court .of tho United States.
The senate confirmed . tho nomina.
tlon. Justice Sutherland succeeds
Justice Clark of Ohio, who has re
signed, effective Sept. 18.
UN E WAS
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(Br The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON,. Sept. 5 Prelimi
nary reports to the departmont pt
justico Indicate that the fire which
destroed the bunkhouse of tho Penn
sylvania railroad at Pittsburg with a
loss of seven lives was of accidental
orgigin, according to officials of th'o
department.
CINCINNATI Mora than 3000 chll.
dren from the 31 municipal play
grounds of Cincinnati are to take part
in a "Play Day" carnival to be held
at Edon Park, Sopt. 2,
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