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THE WEATHER CLOUDY AND SOMEWHAT COLDER SATURDAY WITH RAIN. SANDUSKY STAR-JOURK THIS NEWSPAPER RECEIVES THE FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE OF THE UNITED PRESS ASSOCIATIONS FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR, SANDUSKY, OHIO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 1921, * * * FOURTEEN PASES 7165 De Average Circulation -== NUMBER PEOPLE RISE IN VIENNA, DRIVE OUT PROFITEER PEOPLES TO Henry White Says Governments Could Not Fail To Talk Disarmament. FRANCE DISSATISFIED WITH FEW GENERALITIES Claim Briand's Cabinet Told Them Nothing They Didn't Know, By A. L. BRADFORD. WASHINGTON, Jan. 21-Should President-elect Harding issue a call to a disarmament conference when he lakes office the peoples of the great powers would force their governments to respond, Henry White, one of the American peace delegates, told the house naval affairs committee today. Such an invitation by President Wilson would produce no results, AVhite added, becauseWilson is an outgoing president. "The time is at hand for disarmament," said White, and added that a conference should be called soon after Harding enters the White House. The conference. White said, should be held in Washington "as it is al most impossible for representatives abroad to appreciate the fee-ling in this country." "Another great war would be so Infinitely more horrible than the last that whole nations would be wiped out," White said. "The danger of another such war will be greater without disarmament." White said that a general plan for disarmament of both military and naval forces should include the United States, England, Japan, France and Italy, but that plans for naval dis armament only should take in. the United States, Gceat Britain and Japan as the great naval powers. White opposed inviting all the nations of the world to a disarmament conference, saying that It would result in "perfect chaos." "Look what happened in Paris," he said. "The result was that the conference resolved itself into the actions of the five great powers." White said France, where he was formerly ambassador probably would look with "grave suspicion on a plan for military disarmament," because of local conditions m Europe and France's fear of the clanger of bolshevism from Russia. Who Wouldn't Prize These Chickens? Pick the Winners By JOHN DEGANDT, (Lnitcd Press Staff Correspondent.) PARIS, Jan. 21--France was expected today to authorize a government to take a "middle ot the road" course in its foreign affairs. t Following Premier Briand's reply to interpellations on his policies the chamber ot deputies was expected to approve his cabinet selections. Bnand's address to the chamber of deputies proclaimed friendship for America, a non-aggressive policy toward Russia and willingness to rec cgnize the need of German re hahihtation Pans newspapeis today approved the premier's policies in general, but complained of vagueness in their teims Several organizations rc- flBspfl to comment until Briand had replied to the intepcllations on file. 23 Arrests Made. CORK, Jan. 21--Tucntj--thrce arrests ·nere made in this district today, partly to proude hostages to(Turn to No. 1 on Page 2 ) rwo of the prise winning fowl at the New York poultry show. The girls holding them are Miss Loretta Harris, left, and Miss Dorothy IladdO. The number of fair exhibitors and visitors added interest to the annual poultry show at New York recently. The show was one of the most successful held. The increased number of feminine exhibitors is explained by the war, which caused many girls and women to run poultry farms and smaller backyard coops while the men folk were at the front or employed in factories. Death Penalty Will Be Asked By State Trying Mrs. Peete for Murder LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21--The death penalty wHl be asked by the state in the case of Mrs. Lofie Louise Peete, 27, charged with the slaying of Jacob Denton, wealthy mining broker, according to District Attorney Thomas Lee Woolwine today. The jury which will decids whether or not it was Mrs. Peete who killed Denton and hid his body beneath two feet of earth and quick- President-elect Anxious To Meet People Not Seen During Campaign. WILL SPEAK IN BOSTON Now on Way South for Vacation Before Assuming Presidency, By BAIMOND CLAPPER, (United Press Staff Correinondcnt.) WITH PRESIDENT-ELECT HARDIJsG ENROUTE TO ST. AUGISTJNE, Fla., Jan. 21--A to the--Patific coast probably will be made by President- elect Harding during his administration, it was learned to- daj. The time of this trip is entirely uncertain but it is expected to take lime in the basement of his own home last summer, was completed yesterday and tee first preliminary witness called. t The case against Mrs. Peete will be built mainly around these allegations, Woolwine declared in a preliminary statement to the jury: That Denton planned to start on a trip to the *ast June 1 and that he was killed by Mrs. Peete on the morning of June 2. That Mrs. Peete falsely told others Denton was alive after she had buried his body in the rude vault. That Mrs. Peete's sold Denton's clothing, pawned his diamond ring, gave his automobile to a friend, and while she was alleged to have been masquerading as his wife after his death, bought expensive clothing and charged it to the account of "Mrs. J. C. Denton." On the other hand questions* to jurors and preliminary witnesses indicated that the defense will maintain. That there is room for doubt as (Turn to No. 4 on Page 2 ) Uniformed Men Held Dublin May Be Police or Soldiers. in By CHARLES M. M'CANN, (United Pre» Stnff Correspondent.'* DUBLIN, Jan. 21--Two uniformed men were under arrest here today charged with assassinating Thomas V". Lawless in his bed last night. Authorities gave no information regarding the prisoners, as to whether '" y -were members of the crown forces or not. The men were arrested by the police. The assassination was another instance of the growing violence in the region of Dublin. The ordinary night which the city is accustomed has been augmented in the Ias,t week. The public was agitated further by reports of conflicts in the outlying country. The most .serious of these engagements occurred near Glenwood, County Clare, yesterday when six members of a patrol were killed, two taken prison- or. and the lorry burned. The police WILL PICK PLOIS WASHINGTON, Jan. 21.--Republican senators in caucus today re-affirmed the decision of their leaders not to permit any general confirmation of Presi- dentWilson's recess appointments. There are ten to twelve thousand of these. Testimony in Trial of H. C. Winnes To Start Next Week. SCHOOL TEACHER VICTIM place when official duties make it feasible for Harding to leave Wash- 1 ington for a short time. Harding did not visit the coast during his campaign and is under(Turn to No. 3 on Page 2 ) Beauty Worth $200,000; Suit CLEVELAND. Jan. 21--Beauty is a $200,100 asset to any woman, Miss Grace L. Meacham of Elyria, asserts. She named that figure as the price of her lost beauty when she filed suit for $200,000 against the New York Central railroad, the city of Kentucky Mountain Murder Attracting Much Attention at Harlan. HARLAN, Ky., Jan. 21--Selection of the jury to decide whether Dr. H. C. Winnes, former Cincinnatian, is guilty of the murder of Miss Laura Parson, Pine Mountain settlement school teacher, began here today. Many mountaineers were among those summoned for jury duty. The panel was expected to be completed tomorrow, and testimony begun next week. Miss Parson was killed last September while crossing Pine Mountain from Harlan to the settlement school. Winnes reached Harlin on the same train Miss Parson rods. The' girl started over the trail several minutes ahead of him afoot. He rode a mule over the mountain. When Winnes arrived at the (Turn to No. 5 on Page 2.) JIVE GOVERNMENT THREE DAYS TIME TO REDUCE PRICES Mob Goes Through Streets Singing but Does No Damage--Thousands Starving While Wealthy Wine and Dine in Great Hotels. VIENNA, Jan, 21--Mobs such as formed during the revolution in the streets of Paris, gathered here today, sending hundreds of frightened profiteers to the country, / Shouting threats, singing martial airs and rumbling menacingly, the mobs followed wagons on which had been erected great replicas of gallows, Police officers, augmented by recruits from the former Austrian army, made no attempts to interfere with the marchers, The latter attempted no violence, Meanwhile labor organizations have served an ultimatum on the government giving it three days in which to reduce the price o£ necessities. From the temper of the crowds which marched through the famous but dilipidated streets today the labor threat amy be followed by action. It was believed possible assaults would be made on stores and provision houses where goods would be confiscated. Search Section of Mississippi For Aviators Lost in Seaplane Tho flight of profiteers left army stores closed. Windows and doors were barricaded, lending still further nn air of desolation to what formerly was one of^the gayest cities 'of the worta. Authorities believed they would be able to sup-, press any outbreak, the police remaining loyal. Although one stake of govern- 'ment employee was broken last week there were further danger signs today and the government reiterated ^its statements that lack of help from the entente must result in a collapse of the government. Vienna became more than ever a city of contrasts. While thousands of starving persons paraded the streets with their gruesome talismans hundreds were wining and dining in something like the old splendor. Thpse with money spent it recklessly and smart dining places were filled with persons careless of their kronen, accompanied by handsomely gowned and jeweled women. Former Secretary of Treasury Considers This Best Aid to Readjustment, WOULD LIFT BURDEN FROM BANKS, CLAIM Five Per Cent, Government Bonds Would Be Desirable As Investment, (Copyright 1921 by the United Press) SAN DIEGO, Cal., Jan. 21--Is. sue of a uniform government bond covering the various war debts at a desirable rate, was advocated today in an interview by Lyman 3. Gage, former secretary of the treasury, as one of the constructive measures hi the present financial emergency. Little hope is held now that Pilot George Shnpaon and Mechanician «Jirl Ptsher escaped death when a seaplane In which they were flying dropped into the Mississippi river near TiptanriHe, TeniL. It wafl hoped at first tiptt they reached shore m saiety a^Ml were being cared for by seme oae along the river Old Age Pension Bill Introduced in House; Price Ruling On Bonus COLUiMBUS, Jan. 21--An old age peoffion bill fostered by the Ohio Federation of Labor, was introduced in the house of the general assembly today by Representative Chadwell, Jefferson- CO. The bill provides pensions for persons over 65 years of age, whose "The forces in finance tend al-1 incomes do not exceed $850 annually, ways toward a re-adjustment," Gage [ A state pension commission of four said, "and move so irresistibly that j members is created. The measure often does , outlines no method of raising rev- In times of (enue for a pension fund. Workers Seeking Jobs and Food Parade Streets of Montreal. TAKE. OVER RESTAURANT Police Drive Them Out After Part Are Fed by Proprietor, MONTREAL, Que., Jan. 21-Crying "We want bread" and "is this what we fought for?" » crowd of unemployed, including many who claimed to be world war veterans, paraded the downtown streets here today. Leaflets said they intended to visit soldiers organizations and employment bureaus until they gathered a large enough crowd for a big demonstration tonight. J. Thompson, secretary of the ex- service men's association, said the demonstration last night when the men took possession of a restaurant and forced the management to serve free meals was not sanctioned by his organization but that the men "got out of hand." Police estimated there were not more than 200 unemployed in line when the parade got under ivay this afternoon, but leaders said they would have 2,000 in the column by 4:30 p. m. While the men were eating, and while scores were standing outside the restaurant waiting their turn to eat, sixty patrolmen arrived and told the crowd to disperse. Those outside scattered. Those inside grabbed what food was in sight, and marched from the cafe with pockets stuffed with sandwiches, bread and fruit, some carrying pies and other edibles. The demonstration seemed to be thoroughly organized. The men marched with almost military precision as they paraded to the restaurant. Many were former soldiers, some wearing their uniform coats. legislative interference more harm than good, press what we need most is fortitude, courage and patience. "We are in a domestic, political and financial tangle which we can solve only by th e belief that the natural forces at work are in the main curatne rather than destructive and by the boldness to act in accordance with them. High prices, government indebtedness and industrial activity have brought us to the apex of expanded credit and we are facing a peiiod of decline. "In negotiating its credit the government has too long been in the position of the beggar with his hat in his hand asking for alms to support bends which have fallen below par. A proposal to substitute the United States flag for the usual red flag at election polling places will be introduced Monday ^ Eepresentative Matthews, of Scioto-co announced. Leaders in the general assembly today prepared for fights over the repeal of the diiect primary system, taxation measures 'and the Miller prohibition bill winch are scheduled to como up for passage when both houses reconvened ue.\t week. The house adjourned until Monday after a brief session this morning. The senate adjourned last night. The first bill directed against the crmio wave was successful when the senate j.ppio\ecl the Reynolds meas- Without the federal reserve bank I ure making killing of a police offi- the situation would be critical in- j deed. But even here, instead of reserving its power, as a resource, it I (Turn to No. 2 on Paqe 2.) cer fiut ch'gicu murder. The Cornell bill piowdmg drivers BUTTERFLY; SPRING? First signs of spring stories are now in order. The first one was received at the Star-Journal office Friday from Mrs. Joseph TODAY IN CONGRESS] ^ / SENATE. Republican caucus to choose senate chaplain. Manufacturers committee continues hearings on Cilfler coal regulation bill Senate continues discussion of Johnson's minimum wn.go bill. Meeting of joint senate anrl house committee on na\al bas"s for thp Paeific coast. Horse. Henry White, peace delegate gives naval affairs committee his views on disarmament. Attorney General Palmer testifies before agriculture committee on purchase of Argentine sugar. Representatives of farm organizations urge banking and currency committee to use property and securities held by alien property custodian to extend credits to Europe. Ways and means committee begins hearings on tariffs on agricultural products. ·diaries Piez former director- general of fleet corporation, answers charges of fraud and extravagance in shipping board before Walsh committee. Rivers and harbor committee considers appropriations for next year. Interstate commerce committee considers-bill to authorize part payment of guaranty funds due railroads. Public buildings and grounds committee considers legislation for the construction of government of automobiles shall be responsible for injuries to others was also passed in the senate. The house adopted a measure re- gardlng attachment proceedings and! the Carpenter bill appropriating funds for the Ohio electoral college. ·Representative Wise, Star-co, had a bill In the hopper today creating county police forces along the lines of the proposed state constabulary. Wise's resolution for re-codification of state election laws was passed and the house and senate committees on elections directed to undertake the work. Representative Muhleman, Musk- mgum, offered a bill creating a state inspector of electrical work. Representative Fans and Senator (Turn to No. 7 on Page 2 ) Says No Personal Expenses Ever Paid by Shipping Board. COL ABADiE APOLOGIZES Secretary Daniels Says armament Ooesnt hi elude Only Battleships, U. S. SHOULD EQUAL OTHER NATIONS IN ". At Present No Provr* Made To Compete $L. Great Brftairu By RALPH H. TURNH (United PXCH Rtatt Com*f»mHi WASHINGTON, Jap. 21--·* agreement tor world Of*;-- ment moat tactade air to* and all other branches at n fare, Secretary DaiMs deckv today in commenting on nsga ttons that Great Britain ready to limit battleship «ak atructlon becwne abe VM «· centra/ting on air flfirnhnnai "The United States ahoold not inferior in any branch of no*al fare," Daniels said. "Who* I that thia country should main a nary equal to the strongest iworld it follows the America* 'strength also should to equal to aerial forces of any other natfc It would be inconsistent, Dai pointed out, for tfee Battens to OB the reduction of capffcal .and be aBowed to eotnad* along ·«r Bnea "Competlttra aircraft tm«fei ^et saU. "would be M danmaoM ·any other kind of n^rai COM "iacJiKte aircraft. If K dttit United Statra woadd tave to " strong in the air aa any _ power." Daniels said he ratted Bt was better prepared fir air than the United State* in that country had no aircraft carrien none had been anHioriBtdr pointed out that " he had w mended construction of of ship. WASHINGTON, -Jan. fight over the size of the thought settled by the New- * tion providing for 175,000 men, day threatened, to disturb cong once more. Representative Anthony, 3Cr today said the army appropr bill would provide funds for 150,000 men. Anthony is chai. of the sub-committee framing army appropriation bfll , Representative Kahn, chain of the house military afafira mittee, said he would fight amencl the appropriation IrfB provide for 175.000 men. Kahn recently conferred ~ President-elect Harding. Accor to Kahn, Harding approved tba duction to 175,000 and wanted' :her reductions later if they c 36 effected without menacing military establishment. Qapor of the reduction say that fm cuts would do this. Steel l\'an Didn't Even Get His SI Per Yc:.r From Government. iB. 0. Officials Transfer Man From Hancock-st to Scott-st. END LONG CONTROVERSY Advocates of Better Protection Than Warning Bell Win Out. There is now a watchman CT duty at the dangerous Scott «t crossing o£ the B. O. Shortly after 9 a. m. Friday the ·aatchman's house formerly located at Hancock st was loaded on a handcar and taken to the new Scott-st site and the watchman at once took up his duties at the new stand. Thus ends a long controversy between B. O. officials and oC ficers of the Ene County Automobile club and City Manager Zimmerman regarding protection for the dangerous crossing which had been urged by the Star- Journal. The road officials after many delajs promised to install a warning bell at the crossing. Auto club officials, particularly Henry Weier, insisted that more adequate protection be afforded. The road then ordered an electrio signal device NEW YORK. SO'TU ih. L' ",' |S' f t c » i i o c!iv t ' i ' t ! · 'lu.l b i n . pine; l i o n d \ the orpf r ,""r i A-I' i 11,1 ; tho ho i^. r tin- Si 1 !' I I ,' 1 I ules M. r 1 ' .'em FIGHT CALDER BILIi WASHINGTON, Jan. 51.-- I that the Gilder bill for governfi risuUtjon ot the coal inch mv''t !o used to prevent st h is ai ou»ed the United Mine "R ers to f;ht the measure. WJ1 Green. ?oeretarj--treasurer of L'ion. was here today to ^ !«·-,_· th» biil before the senate m to- j ut iUi rers committee. his I "L.ihoi-s experience te the- ·sui.'i lojrulate-ry laws has s Ken thit although they ntui:.- rimed at capital *' into operation, ag Green. libor,' pj is 1 1 -· \ en A')!li», of tho board. "I got no monfy w'.i'- f from the government." Schwab declared j emphatically "I w a n t to make a complete denial of this insinuation. I have put mv -lery life into this cause- (w ir work) antl when I think of this suspicion has been cast upon me. my resret is so deep that I hardly know how to express myself." "Do you want us to understand that you recened no money at all while you were chairman of the emergency fleet corporation?" Schwab was asked. "Why, I didn't even get that dollar a year," Schwab replied. (Turn to Xo. S on Page - ) (.he It To Starring. ^ WASH INCH OX. Jan. 21-T tldirns to.lry tolcJ the sonata be (Tuin to Xo. 3 oa Page 2.~' Jail and Fine For Conspiracy CINCINNATI^ Jan. 21--Harry Friedman, Pittsburgh, pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiring to violate This Is Burden of Objects Made Before State Tax Commission. COLUMBUS, Jan. 21-- Reprww lives of farmers of eleven conn were before the state tax com sion today to present their prow against re-appraisal of real «· and asking that the commistiM consider its action retail** to valuation in 61 counties. "We protest ag much in UM est of city resident* as for tb» fi erg," William Sitttrly, fpatan lor a delegation of thirty from field-co. declared, "If yoo dhMl

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  2. 21 Jan 1921, Fri,
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