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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1927, Charleston, West Virginia Did You That the death rate of the whole world Is said to be more than 68 persons per THE CHARLESTON GAZETTE THE STATE OF ASSOCIATED PRESS Weather fw Fair and warmer Friday Increasing followed IB noon or ESTABLISHED 1887. WEST THURSDAY JUNE 16, 1927 i League Disturbed By War Threats in European Tangles Anglo-Russian Break Combined With Balkan Troubles and Assassination of Soviet En voy to Poland Brings Precarious Situation Throughout Gets Life Gets Atten Associated June Anglo-Soviet the assassination of the Sovle envoy to Poland and the southern Europe Jugo an Albania are factors In a situation causing undisguised concern to attending the League at Nations council Some were reported today tc hold It Imperative that preventive steps be instituted at once to avert an outbreak of The various diplomatic and the danger of giving the in Moscow that forging a united front against Russia has led to brake put on the original plan to take formal collective action communistic propaganda The truth la the foreign ministers of the European powers are finding the communist problem the hardest and most elusive of all to Each of them has revealed a of com- activity In. his own country and together they have gone over and means of fighting com by methods similar to those used in their Agreement After a two the carno statesmen tonight issued an official communique that en ment had been reached on outstanding or at least methods had been found solve It la un- the questions Include right to export war material and supervision of the dismantled man It is believed also the French have assured the Germans the troops of occupation In the land will be Assassinator Gets Life June the 19 year old youth who Peter Soviet ter at on June was today sentenced servitude for life and the ion of all civil The court de- to to the president of the republic commutation of sentence to IS yean admitted the killing at his brief trial but declared he was not guilty of He had merely taken vengeance what the have done In i June is proceeding too slowly to be of much In preventing according to the alarming view taken of the present by Dr. Gustav the day criticized the report of the paratory disarmament report to the League of Nation's The full preparatory Commission was handed to the council this morning by Dr. foreign minister of and chairman Stresemann promptly rose to his feet to declare that disarmament is coming altogether too slowly to suit Dr. Stresemann's according to opinion is partly due to the unusual position in which Germany is beginning to find herself relation to the Sir Austen British for- eign secretary rose to that Britain Is pessimistic nor dis- eventual International ference on disarmament will not be final but will be the first of a series of until the political ation of the world permits nations to disarm to the extent suggested the Convenant of the League of Mr. Chaplin Rift to Get Air in Court Divorce Action tween Comedian ant Wife Will Be Tried in Open August 22 Rogers Prosperity Turns Common to Appendicitis BEVERLY June 15 President left for a quiet cation with K carloads of and naval I saw King George when he left Buckingham Palace in London last summer for his and hare put all he and Mary botn had in a Ford We ain't exactly what you would call corner on stomach ache which the mayor inherited from the last t ministration was erroneously re- ported In the press as nervous has been found to be ing but the effects of home rve started eating in a frent restaurant every meal nnd my stomach thinks I am In a ferent town every So I Am back normal for the One doctor thought I had had a prosperous season to call Weather Flight of Byrd Auditions Will Not Be Right for Several According to Official LOS June troubles of Charles Spencer Chaplin and his Grey lin will be aired in open court next August 33. The sensational divorce suit of Mrs Chaplin today was set trial on that date notwithstanding that the film former leading whom he married in Mexico three years ago has not answered a cross complaint filed in conjunction with Chaplin's answer to the Chaplin left her millionaire band last December 1, after a taking her two sons with Her complaint charges Chaplin among other things having seduced her and later with with women members of the motion picture Chaplin's filed several weeks contains unequivocal denial of his wife's On a cross complaint he denounced Mrs. Chaplin as neglectful of her dren and with having openly avowed her love for an automobile FEDERAL RADIO LAW WILL SE TESTED June con- of the new federal radio law was questioned in the Dis- of Columbia supreme court In a suit for injunction against the dio commission filed by the Madison Square Garden Broadcasting The broadcasting company asked that the commission be from enforcing Its orders and allocation of ware on the ground the new law to a violation of the constitution Ju Qart It deprives of the use of erty without due motion of company counsel has been set tot hearing HOLDS PERFECT June of the guest of J. Russell held a perfect hand 13 spades while playing bridge at Russell home last Beam the limit and then spread his cards on the NEW Richard E. Byrd is expected back in New York tomorrow ready to fly to Prance but the weather man says he will not be able to fly nor on nor probably Saturday conditions above the Atlantic could hardly be than they are right James Scarr the weather bureau are various storm centers no indications of an As Byrd has said he would not Sly until the weather bureau ssys tions this report definitely postponed the flight until the very end of the week anyway and increased the that there will be no hop off until next week A man associated with the Byrd camp announced yesterday Byrd leave but the commander leff the city last night to an ary college degree In Virginia today after saying that the of his off depended entirely upon the The man who announced plan to leave just as soon as he could so revealed the possibility that the filer might make the journey a round stopping over in Paris but few questioned about this report said that he had no definite plans after reaching Paris and did not to make nny announcement con- hopes or ambitions which con- ditions at the right time might render impossible of NEW June flight around the world 1 greatest possible triumph and of was discussed today by Commander Richard E. Byrd before he left to re- an honorary degree from the ginia Military may the possibility of such a nearer to realization by making a flight to Paris the end of this All plans after he leaves Paris are only he and could not be discussed Three or four things have been He may fly back to New York after a 12-hour He may hop from Paris to South America and then back Or he on Page Lindbergh Asks Nation to Take Aviation Boost New York to Paris Flier Pleads for Action on Commercial and Defense SAYS NEW YORK IS EASY PLANE TARGET LINDY'S MOTHER AS SHE LOOKED AT WHITE HOUSE Points Out That Commercial Be ed Into Defense Ships in NEW June America It Is time seriously to turn Its thoughts to Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh at noon before business men in the tel Astor delivered the most stirring address of his short but brilliant ic He told those present at the Joint luncheon of the chamber of com- merce of New York and the association of New Yoik that both the irmy and the navy of America must have air He urged that New York City found an airport proportionate to its rank as greatest city In the He said New York City did not have an airport to correspond with some the smallest cities of feel the young filer de- this will be remedied In a short A storm of applause Praises Air Mall have the finest air mall system n the world and we will have Inest passenger but today we lave almost no passenger service la he United States operating with very few Lindy con- do not want war in this try but one of the surest ways to avoid war Is to be prepared for Every man in the spacious banquet hall rose to his feet and view on view by his late Congressman Lindbergh of Little Minn. Contrary to other was at all during his He looked his audience In he oye and seemed happy that he was able to bring them a message on his nly He wore his civilian suit of the ame one he has worn all f his public appearances in ry. He didn't appear tired ie had only slept six Eats Sparingly He ate sparingly of the roasted ng placed before him and ouch the true to his taste for probably brewed by the fact lat he doesn't use any e ate the frozen He talked and laughed freely the luncheon with Alfred E. Marling nd William L. Debost who sat to his ght and by Grover A. 71. his personal and officials of the Joint tendering the arrived In the uet hall at A police escort had led the way trough thousands of persons gathered n front of the Astor and In the As the boy flier stepped into the hall the entire assemblage rose o Its feet as an orchestra on the floor played Star Spangled When he reached his place of honor t the table a large electric hanging across the hall in front f flamed out the Spirit of After a few bites of his luncheon hich very likely was also his consented walk through he left and right wings of the uet room so all might have a p view of Gets Mighty Greeting On both trips a mighty greeting Called Napkins were waved and Is name was called out In salutation to his chair through the the foremost American of the ly was greeted by a representative the first He was Big Chief White Horse Eagle attired in all ie gala rament of his ie Indian who Is 105 years shook hands with Lindbergh and Id that he knew his father way back In the Taft A glad to know a man who knew y Lindbergh Chief White Horse Eagle told the oy he had tramped down from the overnight to shake the hands the boy whose father he had as eatly Back at the of the council of e and pre- at the arose and Marling said he had obtained from Co. a rating on the The company composed and his trusted flying Spirit of St. Marling read the report which rought gales of laughter and cheers om the audience. Dun's Rating partnership of strong but recent the report ell known in and becoming Mrs. mother of America's avaton as she entering the temporary White House In her residence during the welcoming ceremonies of her on Page Phantom Bandit Of Southwest Pulls New Raid Ceta Automobile and Sleeping Child and Makes Escape Into Hills After Leading Near Site of Auto Theft June phantom outlaw of the tonight was back in his Osage hills after a foray nto the outside world that netted him an automobile and caused him to one unwitting and unwilling A posse of officers picked up trail he had stolen a motor cat Oil ton last tnit after ng him northward for ost Its quarry in the fastness the hill The youthful In stealing the Inadvertently took 2-year-old asleep in the The child was still asleep and in a vacant lot only a few blocks from where the car was Stopped bear county by George town poked a sawed off into the officer's stomach and took him com- thinking the officer had a drove back to After taking McAninch several the bandit lashed him to a tree witn the officer's gun belt and trousers Freeing himself early Aninch joined the pursuing he was positive his captor was After losing track of at Sheriff Jones of Pawnee county returned to his home for a leaving a part of the posse to retrace its steps in an eHort to pick up the trail Call Directors Of Before Merger Hearing Will Be Asked to Tell I. C. C. of Road's Plans to quire Control of Erie and Pere SWERINGEN WORKS GOOD OF June di- rectors di Chesapeake and Ohio were summoned today to testify at tho Interstate Commerce Commission ings as to that railroad's project to quire control of the Erie and Pere Marquette Cole Scott of one of their was the head of an opposing minority of Chesapeake and Ohio stockholders who fought a former merger but when his testimony consolidation wa i read out of records of a former that Ills views had now Along with John Stewart of another minority Scott he had accepted a post on the Chesapeake and Ohio board at the invitation of O. P. Van Be described at considerable length the negotiations looking to a of the Chesapeake and Ohio with other roads of the Van gen and the final drafting of the present Tolls of Discussions George T. of an- other aloo told of discussions looking to consolidation which he advocated as Angling the peake and Ohio to render better and more profitable W. J. president of the testified again today as to details of budget expenditures on its 1 Scott revealed publicly for the first time the Intimate details of how a cial committee of C. and O. directors came to a determination to recommend that the road buy stock control of the Erie nnd Fere It has been the Implied contention of the ing minority that the proposal in ity originated with the Van gens Scott's testimony was introduced to combat that theory of the Scott recited after the Interstate commerce commission rejected the old Nickel Plate consolidation the special committee exhausted efforts to find a new On his return from Europe Scott said he was denly summoned to a meeting of the committee In New York where there was disclosed to him a plan for the Chesapeake and Ohio to buy the other two Although ho had conceived the same plan himself while in Eu- Scott he had discussed It with no and was surprised to find tho came plan being sponsored by Otto of another C. Coolidge Starts Summer Offices In Black Hills President Is Officially comed to South Dakota For Summer Vacation in Flaming HOLDS INFORMAL CITY RECEPTION Both President and Wife Are OH Hand for ings With Officials of Towns Along and O. Works for Bond O. P. Van Scott testified never had been consulted about it and when called into the conference room and asked about the will do anything which the com- agrees Is the best thing to do for the C. and The committee continued Its and when it called for O. P. Van again to negotiate a price on his Erie Van gen according to your own In the procedure which Scott Chesapeake and Ohio took from Van an option on his stocks average of about a somn four dollars below the current although Scott and some of the other directors favored paying him as high as The Scott was entirely In the committee and the Van had no part in originating it. RAPID 8. June summer White House was set up by President tonight In a country flanking the great farming regions of the Somewhat weary from his two journey from he came into the Black Hills of South Dakota with a hearty welcome from its anticipating two months of ation amid pine clad hills and cool mountain The purple haze of a western twi- light was gathering as the President and Mrs. Coolidge reached their Crackling fires of pine wood In the numerous fireplaces of the 40- room state lodge which will house took the chill from the air and spread warmth for its distinguished occupants who motored in an open car over the 32-mile gravel road from Complete Journey The special train carrying the dent and the White House retinue ended its 1900 mile journey at p. m. mountain and after- ward Mr. and Mrs. Coolidge stepped from their car to the lusty cheers of Rapid City's Rapid City also welcomed Jts first resident with the roar of 21 the presidential from a cannon brought down from Port Before the motor caravan carrying the presidential party hastened through the streets toward the president received Mayor Jepson of thin city and Representative Williams of South When they stopped for an informal re- ception line quickly formed and city officials and their wives filed past to shake bands of the president and Mrs. Occasionally In the crowd could be seen an Indian in full head dress re- Farther along the route to the a group of almost gave a ahead of the It made lU small between Hills Before night had settled most of the White House household brought from Washington was established in the nearby In a car close to the president's went a large portion of buffalo tenderloin and seven pheasants for the pantry in the summer White Hugh Jaynea of Pierre gave the president the buffalo meat when he stopped there at noon The Pierre commercial club obtained a cial license to capture the out of season the president s Are Tired Also In the list of those motoring up to tho game lodge tonight were Re- pet raccoon of the who seemed quite tired from her train and and Prudence white Both Mr. and Mrs. were on for many welcomes given them as they crossed the state today and both smiled happily tonight when Rapid City roared Its western Stops were few during the day crowd was Always on hand at each of the many stations passed to wave greeting as the train passed or to give It Mr. and Mrs. came to the observation platform at The president invited Senator beck to board the train at Lake just over the state and he presented delegations which boarded the train there and at to the As usual the president re- served comment except to thank his hosts for their This Is the home of those who urged the vetoed farm but both politics legislation were laid aside in the Mr. was that re- cent rains had Improved the crop out- At Governor one of the state's few democratic rode with the president to the capitol building where state officials re- A ride about town was taken before the train was boarded Legislature Adjourns With Provision of For Main Wing of State Capit Blast Story of Safety Of Nungesser and Coli Report of Finding of French Fliers in Wilda of Quebec Blasted With Tracing of Report to Wrong sion Gained in Telephone Talk June wave of intense excitement swept through the city late this afternoon when a report came In from River In the interior the that the French Nungesser and Coll. had been With incredible swiftness the report but hope was eoon dispelled when the government officials and lumber companies could find no of it. An employee of a large corporation had in the district north of the Saguenay river was responsible for the report which he transmitted In a telephone message to his mother in Quebec Although River Bend Is somewhat out of the area where flares were reported to have been seen day It still Is In a district where aviators could have landed and re- mained unfound for Immediately the Quebec authorities and the lumbermen Initiated Ing the Canadian telegraph and telephone services Issued instructions to probe all reports to the search parties were and the district for many miles will be thoroughly combed within the next few Coupled with this report was an- that the fire wardens of the Price Brothers who own ex- tensive timber limits near Tuesday night seen mysterious which appeared like a glare a searchlight playing over the moun tains northwest of the Saguenay rivi in Begin The Price company's towers were manned last night for th first time since an J. R. Wells reported having see on the hills In St. township Begin township IB nearer to timl than St. and the feeling was that whoever was responsible to the lights was making toward th populated districts of the provincial has re no confirmation of any beyond that which said lights ha been Government official counsel caution In accepting as tru reports that the flares were sent up b Nungesser and for it is that other agencies might been responsible for Koo Reassures Pekin Legation Washington and London Officials Enlarging on Situation Declares cial of Northern and swung into line of the automobile procession as .de Us a here and the Black By KARL H. VON WEIGAND 1837. by Universal Is no reason for alarm over the eign legations They ere not in any Thus Premier and acting regency ot Dr. Koo to me in discussing the situation He continued BALLOONIST KILLED Juno ver 30, Mansfield was filled early tonight when a hot air sag in which he was making an cension at a volunteer con- vention exploded at an altitude of 300 The bursting of the bag came without warning and Silver apparently Torgot to cut loose his parachute until too He fell on a house Birger Named in Third Indictment Southern Illinois Gang Leader Is Made ant in Another Charge Brought in Gang June third murder indictment against Charles southern Illinois gang was returned here late today when a special county grand Jury indicted Birger and nine of this former associates for the murders of Lory L. state highway and his January 17. Birger and Jour of his henchmen wore indicted for the Price murder by a special Washington county grand jury at Nashville last He previously had been Indicted by a Franklin county grand for the murder of Mayor Joe of West December 12. The gang chieftain was Indicted In Washington county on the testimony of Art a former that Price was first shot at toad house In but was taken still alive and talking to the field near Washington where he was to His body was found in the February 5. Mrs. Price's body was found in an abandoned coal mine shaft near here last Washington and dsn view the situation with the ground of the boxer rebellion and the more recent Nanking but conditions here are not the same There has been little antl foreign ing exhibited against individual and no tions in north There havu been no slights nor to foreigners In social In south has no monopoly of tional feeling or to recover China's lost but that objective of the Chinese people is not Uut by dis- playing a mob means negotiations we find the points where the able or may be thr vested foreign with fairness to It practical question and a problem which Is not solely The premier said that negotiations with Japan for a revision of tho treaty have been and that more than twenty meetings have been Conversations have also been begun with France and He expressed that America has taken no Initiative steps as was done in the boxer indemnity v I talked with Dr. Koo In beau- palace where Sun Sen He said that the conferences the will tuday and the decision will be made known In a day or It is expected that the conferences will result ta a temporary truce with the He his intention and desire to retire as soon aa it is possible to do so. he the government should be with the civil and military and Uie responsibility placed where the power Dr. Koo Intimated that he has enough of the In 1924 he caped from Peking to Tientsin dis- guised as a He stated to nij that in his opinion the for a unification of China and a centralized government are COYLE GETS POST Juno here today for tho discussion of mutual problems the Went Virginia retail chants association tonight closed their session with a banquet at which the following officers were dent W. H. George L. of O. H. of SMITH TO WHITE NEW June fred E Smith left tonight for a week's visit to White Sulphur W. Va. He was accompanied by R. Van public service and James J. president of the County Trust M a s s e y Trial Goes to Sept 19 Action Against Sheriff for Overcharges on Feeding Prisoners Trial of the suit of the county court against Sheriff L. C. was in circuit court yesterday 19, the first day of the September on of the de- It will be made a order of for that ane Judge A. F. Hudson plainly indicated that he expected to be ready for The suit was brought by court to recover paid to the sheriff for the feeding of about 130 county prisoners he is alleged to have released before their sentences expired and kept on the jail books until their terms were The continuance was announced by the judge after a In It was that the sheriff testified under dath that four of his material witnesses were and deputies testified that they had been unable to find these people to serve them with The tiff's T. C. Townsend and E. 8. Bock demanded the de- fendant place himself within the rules by making the Before for the plaintiff were released they were recognized In the sum of 1100 each for their One of nesses was feeling particularly and he repeatedly the judge and the circuit cleric that he would be back on time and see that the ers were The plaintiff had caused summons to Issued for about 30 while defendant had summoned only 11. 3ome of these were by Doth The defendant's four terial witnesses who were absent were Peaches Robert Sidney Jarrell and Charley The sheriff told the judge he had talked with them recently and knew the places they called but that none could be found Before the matter of the absent nesses came before the A. A. attorney for the offered special plea to the effect that any discrepancies In the accounts of the sheriff should be considered by the commissioners at the annual ment at the end of this and that it was these duty bring any suits necessary to rectify the The plaintiff's objection to the ng of the plea was sustained on the grounds that it is not the duty to Inquire Into the gality of any produced by the LINDY ABSOLVES FIELD MECHANICS NEW June Charles A. Lindbergh in a statement to Associated Press tonight absolved personnel of naval air of any blame for failure of the of St. to be in flying condition last Lindbergh's statement was made owing publication of an interview in which Colonel William Mitchell was quoted as charging that incompetency an the part of naval air station was blame for the condition n which Colonel Lindbergh found tlw motor of plane when he was ready to fly from Washington to New Lindbergh Will Leave N. Y. Tonight to Get His Plane Will Go Either by Train or Plane to Washington Where He Will Get His and Will Fly From There to St. Louis for Homecoming Reception NEW June Charles A. Lindbergh announced tor night that he would leave New York either at midnight tomorrow by train for or would fly there in an army airplane early Friday The change In the prearranged schedule of his entertainment hera was he to the necessity for an hop off from Washington on day in his the of St. tentlon of arriving in St. Louis at 4 p.m. on that Because of the the New York reception committee has cancelled the breakfast ior Friday morning at Hotel substituting for it a tea at the same place at 6 The check which mond as a prize for the first person to make a between New York and so he could curry out his presented to Lindbergh the ed to Work Out able Revenue Satisfactory sideration of ordinary Session Be COVER PLANS By CLYDE B. BASt The first extraordinary 1937 of the West Virginia became history early The of the capitol of the major questions fore the was found when branches by a majority a measure raising a tee of seven from each branch to vise a revenue to provide the The report of is to be submitted at session of the legislature to be next With this question settled to the of those who carried on fight for the adjournment die was taken shortly before a o'clock r The committee which will work a revenue is composed of President M. Z. White and the Abbot arid Vernon Johnson the Weiss and Limited to The committee raised by a joint and in branches also passed a i completion of the main building of i capitol costing not more creating the capitol to have charge of and for completing plans and specifications the The plan was embodied in the i of a joint committee two appointed at the night m which brought it back sv conference with Governor Gost The resolution was senate .by a vote of 21 to S uw house adopted it a roll call and cue heard in On vote was 17 to 9, after triumphed over a lack votes to expedite its passage tor suspension of the constitutional The material of the was sn for the j had already gone ion of the The house passed the by a of 37 to 12 after voting 43 to 6 to action by suspending which have made it o remain three days before a could be Little The was first reported ta he senate and the only troubU In hat body was on the question at the required t of the senators The vote lacked one senator put the motion and it wu that a had been Senator Henshaw proposed a which which the matter In the special report or the Eallanan which had beck earlier the day governor to use any surplus in the for the The rule this already The house of delegates bad ISM in the was by Delegate R. B. of Clay and John B. i n of Wood Dr. Lockhart based his position upon the refusal of the house to approve his resolution which would have the governor the o Clay county high Later the senate adopted a raising a joint committee to the circumstances Ing the of Mr. art's high school which had j at the regular Situation Threatening For a timt it appeared that would be enough of Dr. riends to defeat the suspension of rule but a roll call vote ix delegates opposed to immediate 11 44 delegates the voW as limited to 48 and 42 of thisl V in the move to end the Ion by disposing of the matter UST The six who voted In the j e were Messrs. i Lockhart and K On passage of the 12 otes were those opposing ing Messrs. and i Through the courtesy of the opposi ng the was made vii from passage with only Mr. Easton In the had been left with edges enough delegates to the required votes on the f effective from Mr. f the Wood county on Page WILLIE WILLIS BI EGBERT The reason I've got new fcj Mcause I had some matches in p pocket when Papa licked 1817. 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