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At Final Meeting Of Workers
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Is Reported
Innovations Mark Final
Meeting Of Team Workers
At Dinner
Subs.
Poodlo Dogs ......... 7
Bull Dogs .:.... 14
Hot Dogs 16 '
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Total 37
Tiger Cats ... 5
Angora Cats 10
Tom Cats 19
Total 34
Rod Birds 7
Hoot Owls 35
Jail Birds 26
Total 68
Amt.
$ GS.00
92.00
121.50
$278.50
56.00
83.00
85.25
thanksgiving was offered by Nov. S.
J. Cloeland.
On a motion oftorod by Col. Elliott,
it was voted to tnako the) organization
pcrmunont. B. B. Williams offered a
resolution oC appreciation and thunks
to The Banner, The Iloputllcan-News,
tho pastors, Supervisor Ilcod and hlfi
accompanists, the orchestra playing
Monday evening, a ml the ladles ot
the Eplscoml, Hap,llB' Church c!.'
Chrlrt nnd Congrogiitlnal chwehea
sorvlng the dinner. This was adopted
with enthusiasm.
YALE-IOWA
CONTEST
RENEW GOni
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Government To Furnish Pow
er To Plants In The
Southern States
4224.25
332.25
388.00
$770.25
Teams' total f 1,273.00'
Previously reported .......- 8,674.25
tfold Fish 100.00
Grand Tdtal ,..$10,047.25
(Br The Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 Renowal
for another year of the leaso under
which the Alabama Power Co. oper
ates tho governments electrltJal gen
erating steam plant at Muscles
Shoals, Ala., was announced today by
Secretary Weeks.
The contract was renewed on tho
same terms as originally, in order to
enable a number of the cotton mills
and other plants ot the southern
states to continue operation!
IS
THE BIG REIT
Brother To Battle Brother As
Coach Of The Big Foot
ball Elevens
CLIFFORD F. LEWIS
DIES IN COLUMBUS
Clifford F. Lewis, a former resident
of this city, died laBt evening at Grant
Hospital, Columbus, after a long Ill
ness of eight' years, being bed-fast
for a period ot a year and a halt.
Death resulted from a complication
of diseases.
Tho deceased Is nurvlvcd by bis
wife, Mrs. , Martha Lewis, formerly
Miss Martha McFaddun of this city,
and one daughter, Mrs. Leon Hutch
ins of Columbus and by one sister,
Mrs. Leonard of Warren.
Kunnrnl Knrvlcos wero held tndav
NEW UAVh.V, Conn., Oct. 12 -The ut tho ,ate homo ,n Colunu"' "" t''
today is"ouv wl" no "rouSnl io mm cuy rn
tha Iowa (1"y mornlnS a,"l taken to Mound
View cemetery for ouriai.
football question at VaU
"Can Howard II, Joue.-f,
coach, beat his bio.h.i, Tad Jouch,
hoad coach of tho V.ilo eleven, in
football sliatogy in tho bfowl on Sat-1
urday?"
4ln the brawn, the llawkcyo lads
"Seem to lmo thi jump On the Bull
dogs, but this tussle promises to
hlngo li'ioro or loss on brain and gen
eralship. Tho Iowa team, Western confer
ence chumps, Is looked upon as tho
favorite hero Saturday, because of the
nun)ber of Yale players who arc oiit
of tho game.
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KSTDSIGN
THE ARMISTICE
Figures given by tho workers on
teams campaigning for subscriptions
In support of tho Mt Vernon Y.M. A.
at noon Tliursday7aftno "close oflfie
three days drive, reported a total of
$10,047.25 pledged. This la substan
tially 'over the, amount It .was pur
posed to secure. .Tho campaign there
fore comes to a closo with victory re
warding the efforts of those who put
their time and effort Into tho work.
Starting tho last day'd work on
Wednesday, some of the workers ex
pressed feeling of apprehension they
would not arrive at their goal. Others
more determined and optimistic de
clared they would not only go over,
but would go over big.
It was, however. Increasingly diffi
cult in tho closing hours ot tho cam
paign to bring It to tho conclusion
sought. Tho community and the pros
pects had beon combed thoroughly
and thero was littlo loft upon which
unon which to work. T'-ft the final
result justifies tho faith and optimism
of those who would not give up Is
evident.
Tho workers ot all tho teams mot
at noon Thursday at tho V. M. C. A.
to make tholr final reports. JFollow
ing a dinner served by ladles of tho
Church of Christ, Gcneral-ln-Chlcf
lams called for team nnd division re
ports,. Those aro as given above.
Capt. Ward Introduced an Innova
tion by offering an Inner tubo at auc
tion to augment the cash receipts ot
his team. After spirited bidding, this
tire was sold to C. G. Conley.
I. J. Rued led tho singing of tho
jiep song, "On the Job."
Col. Daiioy took opportunity to
thank personally tho officers and pri
vates of hs division for tho excellent'
work they had done. I '
The losing cup was given to tho
Birds division for bringing In the
largest report for tho day. The flag
went to the Jail Birds of tho same di
vision for tho best team report.
Chairman Wlllama of the Gold Fish
announced that' tho committee still
has somp prospects and resources up
on which Jt may draw. He was conn
dent that bofore tho .final word Is
written tho amount subscribed will
he well over $10,000.
Tho final scenes wcro interesting
nnd stimulating. Col. Kahrl called
for three cheers for General-Adm'ral
in Chief C. C. lams. They wero given
hoartlly and onthuslastlcaVy. In ac
knowledging tho courtesy, Mr. lams
doclarod that no special credit Is due
to himself, but that all the work had
been planned and directed by the ex
ecutive committee. He thanked the
colonels, majors and privates for tho
work they had done to make the cam
paign go over. At his suggestion, this
being ono of the moments when he
as an Episcopalian is Intensely relig
ious, the company sang the long met
er doxology, Praise God From Whom
All WesElnEf) Flow. A praypr of
Information Is Received By
French Foreign Office
During Day
(BY The Associated Presii
PARIS, Oct. 12 The Greeks have
decided to sign the Mudan'ia armi
stice convention and evacuation of
Thrace, according to conditions stip
ulated In that document, the French
foreign office was informed today.
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COLUMBUS DAY
LITTLE H D T E D
IN MT. H
Anniversary Of The Discov
ery Of America Observed
But Slightly Here
Zanesville Pastor
Heads Presbyterians
OHIO TOWN EXCITED
(Br The associated Press)
MJDDLETOWN, Oct. 12 Not since
Tad and Howard Jones, when they
we,ro mero boys, captained rival scrub
football teams on the commons at
Excello, near hero, 23 years ago, has
the population of that village been
so excited ovor a football battle as It
is today over tho Yale-Iowa clash at
New Haven next Saturday. Tho en
tire population of 100 has chosen
Sides, but thero Is ono person who
has not expressed a choice. That is
Mrs. T. A. Jones, mother of the two
boys She does not want either team
to win.
"Let it be 0 to 0," said tho mother
today.
"It cither boy wintt, let It be How
ard," tho father said. "Tho fame will
do him the most good."
Both the coaches wero born in Ex
cello, where they began careers In the
old homestead founded by their
grandfather. i
Information What Was Done
Not To Be Given Out For
Present, President
Says
01 CORN CROP
S LARGE
Figures Are Given Out Today
By The State-Federal
Expert
Although members of the Memorial
Building commission were in session
practically all of Wednesday at the of
fice of President H. C. Dovin, it was
.announced by Presldont Devin Thurs
day morning there was nothing of the
action of the commission to announce
at this time. He smilingly admitted
his belief that it may be possible to
make an interesting announcement
within the vary near .future. But fur
ther than that he would not go.
It was rumored today that members
ot tho commiBsIonytnlght bo before
council 41 an. caily.(lato and ask for
tho closing ot an alley In order to
provide a site for tho memorial building.
Local banks and building and loan
association:) wero closed Thurada),
obBcrv.ng Columbuii Day. Outside ol
these, business moved in its, regular
and customary volutin.
Although a legal hoilila by btatutu,
the day still has to comu to the time
when it ia generally jkbcrveJ, fa is
the other lioihlajs on tho calendar.
It was on 'Oct. 12, 1102, that Chris-j
topher Columbus made his great dls,
cosery, opening, to tho cc.s of men a
now and hitherto unknown world and
mailing his own name and deed im
mortal. Although In a great majority
of tho ctates, thlrf day is obscrvrd as
a legal holiday, little is known by the
world of the personality of the great
voyage.
America honor3 Columbus today for
what ho was, for the 3turdiness and
the persistence and the great faith of
the man with an idea, for the quali
ties which made him scotn tho laugh
ter ot fools and tho bigotry of his
generation, and whlcn carried him,
through to the goal ho was deter
mined to reach.
(Br Ike Associated Press)
SIDNEY,' Oct. 12 Ilev. Dr. Walter
L. Whallon, pastor of First Presbyter
ian church, Zincsvllle, was electod
moderator of the Presbyterian synod
of Ohio at fast night's session of the
annual convention of tho body. The
vole was unanimous.
The achievement of Wooster col
lege In raising an endowment fund of
$1,200,000 was lauded by Dr. Edgar P.
Hill of New York city, secretary of
tho general board of education of the
church. Student pastors of tho date
universities reported on their work
for the year.
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ANOTHER
BIO COAL STRIKE
GYPSY DIES AT
LOCAL HOSPITAL
(Br The Associated Press)
COLUMBUS, Oct. 12 Tho Ohio
corn crop this year will total 155,000,
000 bushels, being Bllghtly less than
that of 1921, C. J. West, state-federal
agricultural statistician, reported to
day. Condition of tho corn crop, he said,
Is five points below that of last year,
but a three per cent Increase in acre
age offsets the former loss.
Hot weather durlug September
helped to bring the yield, West said.
Mrs. Mary Miller Passes
Away After Brief Illness
Of Pneumonia
OFFICERS ELECTED
L
COIN!
IN CI TORY
Missionary Society Of Zanes
ville Presbytery Convenes
In Mt. Vernon
T NN
MEETING
Chosen At Annual Session of
Churches Of Christ Of
Knox County
Mrs. Mary Miller, aged.33, a mem
ber of a band of gypsies camping near
Mt. Vernon for a week or so, died
Wednesday evening at Mercy hos
pital. Death was duo to pneumonia
after an Illness of a few days.
Tho deceasod was born In Brazil,
South America. Sho gavo as her last
residence, Columbus, Ohio.
She is survived by her husband,
John Miller, and flvo children.
The body was removed to McCor-
mlck's chapel and prepared for bur
ial and will bo shipped to Columbus
today for burial.
At tho closing session, of the an
nual meeting of tho Churches of
Christ of Knox county at tho Vine
street Church of Christ, Wednesday
afternoon, ofllcors wero elected for
tho year, a3 follows:'
President Dr. Hugh Wujt.
Vlco Pros. Mrs. Bollo Horn
Walter Earlywlno
Gamble,'.
Tteasurer Hoscoe Blair," of Water-ford.
HARD COAL PRICE
IS TO BE FIXED
WiU Be $9.25 At The Mine,
According To Agreement
Reached Today
So Declares Charles E. Maur
er Before American Min
ing Congress
STUB IFIRE
IN T
WIRELESS
Blaze Occurs On Steamer
Honolulu About 8:30
This Morning
of
of
OUR
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DECISION
Over 150 persons from Frederick'
town, Homer, Bladcnaburg, Martins
burg, Utica and this city wero pres-
.ent at tho all-day session of tho mis
sionary society of the Mt. Vernon dis
trict, Zanesville presbytery, Thursday
at tho Presbyterian church.
Tho president of the district, Mrs.
Agnew of Fredericktown, presided at
the sessions. Tho devotional servicd
was led by Mrs. Stephens of Freder
icktown, The principal address of the morn
ing was made by Miss Florence Pat
terson, who returned recently after
thiee years' work in Hwal Yuen,
Nhuo province, China. After Miss
Patterson's talk, which was both in
spiring and striking, she Displayed
articles made by Chinese women of
tho compound.
The morning session was brought
to a closo by luncheon, which was
Berved at tho noon hour.
(Br The associates press)
CLEVELAND, Oct. 12 deduction
in the government's expenses as a
means of curtailing the high taxes of
the national and stato government
was asked In a resolution presented
to the American Mining Congress in
session here today.
Another resolution was expected to
come before the se3slon, presented
vesterday by Charle3 E. Maurer of
Cleveland, urging that congress vote
unlawful all strikes and lockouts in
essential industries,
Mr. Maurer, a coal operator and
representative on tho wag scale
committee, stated that another coal
strike is expected at the expiration
of the working agreement between
the operators and unions, which ex
pires March 31, 1923. (
In his address, Maurer told the del
egates that coal prices next April
would be as low as thoso at the same
time this year, and said that the
miners' union would again refuse to
accept a wage reduction without a
fight.
COMING TO Y
COAL BLANK AT
OFFICE OF MAYOR
(Br The associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 An agree
ment which is expected to result In
fixing the maximum price of anthra
cite coal mined by independent oper
ators at $9.25 a ton at -the mine has
been reached between the Pennsyl
vania operators and Fuel Director
Spens, representing the federal' gov
ernment, it was announced today.
ARM 18 BROKEN
Mayor Kelgley Iwb received from
the now state fuel commission a sup
ply of .report blanks on which coal
dealers aro to be required to makb
weekly reports to tho fuel administra
tion. Dealers needing these blanks
may secure them on application at
tho mayor's office.
MT. VERNON PLAYS
' AT MILLERSBURG
(Br The associated Press)
COLUMBUS, Oct. 12 Whothor or
or not dhlo voters will pass upon the
proposed debt limitation, and tax
amendments to tho constitution at
tho November election Is expected to
bo decided lato today oy the supromo
court, which heard arguments this
morning.
Believed That All Passengers
Have Been Lowered To
The Life Boats
(Br The Associated Press)
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Oct 12
The passenger steamer Honolulu, car.
rylng 300 or more tourists returning
from the Hawaiian islands, was afire
today on the Pacific ocean, but It I
believed she has her passengers low
ered into lifeboats.
The Honolulu sent two S. O. S,
calls bofore 8:30 thU morning, which,
were picked up by the steamer Enter
prise, which put out in hope ot reach
ing the steamer In four or flvo hours-
At 9 a. in. the Federal Telegraph
Co. here received a wireless message
saying that tho passengers wore leav
ing the ship.
A message relayed to the Matson
Co. office, owners ot the Enterpi
gave the Honolulu's position as "1460
miles east of Honolulu."
The Federal Telegraph Co. was not
expected to recelvo further message
unless the radio f operators remained
on the vessel.
Tho Honolulu Is a reconverted Gor
man liner and during the war she was
known as The Huron, and when tha
shipping board allocated her toVtlrr
Los Angeles Steamship Co. for 'pas
senger and freight carrying between
San Francisco and Honolulu,, aha vu
renamed tho City of Honolulu. Tha
vessel is 600 feet long.
Radio calls to the Honolulu frotn 9
o'clock until 9:50 were not answered,
the Federal Telegraph Cp. reported.
It is thought that all, persons aboard!
had taken to the boats. '
LONDON BETS ON
ELECTION UESTION
HAYES S
N
FREEDOM
Odds Of 2 To 1 Against An
Election Before The End
Of The Year
LAST MESSAGE 8ENT
(BT THE ASSOCIATED TRESS)
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 Fire
sweeping the steamer City of Hono
lulu was beyond control at 10 a. m. to
day and the ship was abandoned by
the captain and all aboard.
The steamer Enterprise, the near
est of three vessels had not reached
the burning craft when the final mes
sage was sent.
The last message from tho ship
said, "Captain and gang leaving ship,
Good-bye to you all."
NEW EVINCE
IS DISCOVERE!
Tho Mt. Vernon hgh school football
team will play at Mlllersburg next
Saturday afternoon and a good con
test is expected. Tho noxt game In
Mt. Vernon occurs Friday afternoon,
October 20, when Utica high school
Charles Beecher of the Granville
road hnd hln rlpht arm lirnken tndav
while cranking his auto. The frac- comes here for a game with Mt. Ver.
turo was reduced by a local phydlclan. I no" 1,,Rn
(Br THE ASSOCIATED PRESSI
NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., Oct. 12
Mrs, Frances Hall, w'dow of Rev. Ed
ward W. Hall, was brought back Into
the limelight by investigators of tho
(BT THE ASSOCIATED TRESS)
SOMERVILLE, N. J., Oct. 12 Ray.
mond Schneider today repudiated the
alleged confession in which he ac
cused Clifford Hayes otthe murder of
Rev. Edward W. Hall and Mrs. El
eanor Mills. ' x
Hayes was released shortly after-wards.
j MAY TURN D01
RESOLUTION
(Br The Associated Press)
CANTON, Oct. 12 Organized labor
murder of her husband and Mrs. El- J In Ohio may refuse to support a move-
(Br the Associated press)
ILONDON, Oct. 12 Odds of nearly
2 to 1 against tho election before the
end of the year are posted In the
London insurance market, notwith
standing tho positive assertion in the
press and in political circles that an
appeal to the country before Christ
mas is inevitable.
Premier Lloyd-George's friends con
tinue to insist that he will not re
sign, while others assert that he has
determined to nsk tho country for a
vote of confidence at the polls.
There is a general concurrence on
ono point, and that is a crisis has
been brought about by the restneness
of tho rank and file of the conserva
tives, who are tired of the coalition
government and Lloyd-George's lead
ership and aro eager to get back to
party lines.
It is said in certain quarters that
the conservative leaders In their coa
lition cannot continue-' loyal to the
premier.
Austin Chamberlain, in a speech at
Birmingham tomorrow, is expected to
make a strong plea for the continu
ance of the coalition as a means of
averting the ndvent ot a labor govern
ment Ono ot tho Interesting features,
when the election Is declared, will bo
tho number ot women seeking the
limelight ot parliamentary life.
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SCHOOL ATHLETES
Principal Koch Receives New
Rules From State High
School Athletic
Association
oanor Mills today when detcctfves
visited her homo and took away a
scarf and coat which she hud dyed
shortly after the murders were dis
covered. The garments wero taken
to chemists to bo analyzed whether
there was any human blood on thorn.
mont In congress for Attorney Gen
oral Dougherty's impeachment. A
resolution asking tho Federation ot
Labor to glvo Us sanction was placed
before tho convention yesf-rday. Is
sues to sidetrack tho resolution were
apparent today.
Principal H. C. Koch of the ML Ver
non high school is in receipt ot a com
munication from the State High
School Athletic association relative to
tho revision of the rules regarding
the eligibility of high school athletes.
Mr. Koch stated today that the new
rules provide that every high school
athlete who 'engages in inter-high
school athletics must be recognized by
the state association and must be reg
istered with the stato assoclaion. The
registration card must be signed by
tho principal and includes seven
items. Chief among these are:
1. Date ot enrollment.
2. Number of semesters in attend
ance at high school.
3. Number ot seasons of partici
pants in any sport.
4. Number ot periods ot reclta.
tlon work carried on successfully.
ISSUES DECREE
Br The associated Fresji'
BERLIN, Oct. 12 President Ebert
today Issued a decree against specu
lation In oxchnngo,
FOOT MASHED
Samuaf Kiikparick; erapjfd,' at
tho C. & G. Cooper plant had his left
foot mashed this morning when a
large piece ot steel felt
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