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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - July 5, 1928, Charleston, West Virginia Did You Automobile Is greatest industry THE CHARLESTON GAZETTE State of The Weather Forecast Local thundershowers Thursday Friday generally fair not much change in temperature v ESTABLISHED 1887 CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA THURSDAY MORNING imv Italian Airmen Wing Way Over South Atlantic Cover More Than Half of Distance in Flight From Rome to Brazil Seeking New Distance Record To Continue Further If Fuel Holds Out Last Lap of Flight All Over Water Considered Most Attempt by Fliers By Associated Press ROME July Two Italian airmen tonight bolloved to be somewhere th South Atlantic more than Goes Over Niagara in Ball Suffers Slight Bruises n in effort to fly from Rome to Brazil Captain Arturo Ferrarin and Major V Del Prete were sighted at 5 p m time above the Cape Islands radio despatches u Aires Argentine said St Cape Verde Islands Is approximately 3.000 miles from Rome na 900 miles to Pernambuco tha miles to U regarded as the most dangerous lap or the light U is over open water while little of that travelled not over either European or African coastline Average Miles An Hour The sighting at Cape saw the two airmen 33 hours out of Rome with the remarkable average ol better than 138 miles an hour speed Should they maintain this they would roach about 5 a rn Thursday Greenwich time 3 a m E s T la no certainty however of the landing at Pernambuco If still have fuel It was said prior to departure might con- further south possibly to Rio Dt Janeiro The aviators desire to better the long distance flight record of Just than 4.000 miles now held by the Americans and Although their large Savola plane is equipped with wireless there have been no from them The plane is that which attained an endurance flight of more than hours recently under the handling of the two W ROME July Plying nt the high speed of 110 an hour tbe ian Davola plane bearing Captain Ar- turo and Major Carlo P Del Brazil weU out over the South this evening Re- cording the reports available which took the air here al last night on a flight to South America passed orar Villa Rio Da Oro on tbe northwest coael ol Africa at three o'clock this afternoon from the African town to direction in which the plane WM were compared with tho laid out by the aviators before at air Officials late this afternoon that plane had mately out or the total of more than from Rome to the Brazil Brach Mark time of the flight when plane over Villa about twenty Working from the air ministry found that the had maintained an average in of 110 miles an hour Savola had passed over tar at titt morning local time were then flying In a thick fof which hung close to the water at the stated had cleared the fog after they began following the bend of the shoulder of African no mention of weather was made in the laMet report to the air ministry it la that tna flying con- are favorable off the African coast and la area through which Small-bound now Confident Of Success has much confidence in the ability of the two Intrepid airmen to Brazilian with the of Major hero of flight in a similar plane to that being used In the night Captain Ferrarin and Major Del Prete are most popular ferrarin and Del Prete flying In their present plane broke the lot sustained flight over Rome recently bv remaining in tbe air for M and SW minutes was a gam ol Marly hours over the by and la America several and Del Prete are using a Savola 64 powered with a tingle twelve cylinder MO horsepower motor Their Santa Maria used by Major in the ian cruise except that tio were attached These were left off with a view to conserving all the weight-lifting power of the plane for load word been received here Please Turn to Eight Column 7 JEAN A Persons Who Line River Banks 011 Either Side Sec Jean Lussier Make Daring Plunge Over Falls to Be Hauled Out From Eddy Below Forces Outline Battle in East G O P National j j From ern Stages Called for ference on Saturday Will Direct Guns on Al Smith Stronghold Conference Probably Will Be Followed by Similar Regional Conferences in Other Sections NIAGARA FALLS For the third P ot Quebec constructed rubber ball while 150.000 persons lining the river banks on er side applauded him The start was made from Cayuca Island about three miles above the I falls at o'clock standard time I and Lussier was rescued from the bridge eddy below the falls at I o clock by William Hill daring river man alone in a row boat At first It was feared the giant ball might be carried downstream into the rapids Lussier plunged over the brink at 3 o'clock When Hill reached the it was up When it was towed to shore and opened the first to greet I didn't even think pencil too fast the terrific of the ball as It passed through the rapids above the falls Concerning his sensations while ine over the precipice Lussier It nil It had been announced that Lussier would make his daring plunge Into the river from an airplane but since he was unable to make the necessary arrangements lie engaged a motorboat to low him Into the river Lussier is 36 years old WASHINGTON July dence day was seized upon by the campaign forces to de- clare war on Gov Al Smith In the east Announcement was maue that bert Hoover and Chairman Hubert Work of the Republican national com- will hold a conference here Saturday with the 3 O national for all the north-east- ern states Senator George H Mos of New one of the original Hoover fans and other in the Hoover political machine will participate In the j Ways and means of fighting the Democratic In the east will be the sole topic before the con- ference At this meeting plans will be laid for a close-knit campaign over the industrial east To Manager Appointment ot a manager for the eastern headquarters to be at New city In the heart of Tammany's stronghold trill be one of the ments of the conclave It was ed A chief for the eastern sneakers bureau also will be named Senator Moses whose fiery attack upon Tammany Hall at the Kansas city convention the battle cry is slated to be manager Of the eastern headquarters riep John Q of His Honor Jimmy Gets a Late Start Celebrating Fourth HOLLYWOOD Cal July Mayor James Walker New York sartorial i burgomaster got a late start topay In celebrating Independence day but made It Independence tiny nevertheless His honor got up at a m and at had not even breakfasted lit Alone made any definite plans fir the day It could even bfe learned er he was still wearing the Colton pajamas or some like them in which he received by chance an unexpected deputation of leading citizens when his private car reached Colton Cal a lew dayr ago Charles H Hand the mayor's secretary said at p m that perhaps In an hour he might know what his honor meant to do with what was left of the Fourth of July He had heard something about some time today to some beach or the mayor Is here you know just to play around and rest and enjoy self No politics A broadcast speech which was to have been made some time had he believed been called off In short Mayor Walker's plans might be stated to be nite Belgian Croesus Falls From Airplane to Death In Flight Over Channel Mysterious ance of Alfred enstein From Plane Believed Result of Stepping Through Wrong Door rowly Escaped Death By Plane While iting in United States Recently By Universal Service LONDON July stein Belgian financier and multi- millionaire mysteriously disappeared 01 from an airplane which was flying from Croyden Field London to Brussels Rogers Suggests New Bet With Mr Hearst BEVERLY HILLS Calif July 4 gure some way laughing 10 some way of laughing Mr Hearst out of that rive thousand that I lost on Calvin I don't know how live thousand bucks worth of jokes Is going to strike Him He don't need the money and on the other hand he may say he need the iokes 1 will repeat to him the n o speeches made both conventions The Republicans and the Democrats paid a couple of hundred thousand them so they ought to be worth five By rights Coolidge should be made The above photo shows Lustier ed in his fabric and rubber ball especially for his trip over The ball is of fabric two steel frames and Show Interest in City Observes Fourth of July Many Spend Day in try Some Join in Revels and Thousands See Pageant Sweltering under the torrid rays of a midsummer sun Charleston started out yesterday morning to celebrate In- Day A thunder shower accompanied by a vigorous breeze broke the heat wave for awhile around 1 o'clock but Old oo soon resumed his onslaughts and took to the river believed he opened a fuselage door by mistake and stepped out Into space while the ship was over the English Channel The Belgian who his was reported to be Connecticut who the east Jersey New York and of the Scribes Watch Fish Others May i apparently filled to overflowing i jostled around with the children In ment one of the three or four wealthiest men In the world He customarily travels about the continent by plane with a staff ol secretaries Opened Wrong The Calais Dispatch said the enstein party left Croyden day afternoon In one of his Fokker cabin planes which was divided into compartments left his two women secretaries who were in the forward part of the cabin and walked towards the rear compartment In some unexplained manner It is be- hs became confused and opened a door in the fuselage wall instead ot the door connecting the two com- the five I owe that Mr Coolidge will choose to run In 1932 in cass Al or Herb one gets In don't turn out to be what they are cracked up to be So I hereby go on record as being the original Coolidge for 1832 a M Man Yours WILL ROGERS members of his family a staff of secretaries and a retinue of recently came to tho ed States on a business trip in which the multimillionaire attracted erable attention by the lavishness of his expenditures Steamer fares alone were said to cost him more than While here Loewenstein made several by plane He brought his own pilot as well as a chauffeur and automobile from Europe Almost Killed In V S By Associated YORK July wealthy President Von President With News Men i Plans for Projected Zeppelin Passenger Flights Over Atlantic As Invited Guests brates Birthday Fishing Divides Cake It IVas Wet June 1928 which will go down In history as being the wettest June ever known In Charleston was a piker when it to volume compared with the wet goods which found their way into the city for the Fourth's celebration Anybody that wanted a snifter could get It it was said and West Virginia's famed corn did its noble best Count hue by receiving today its com- mander Dr Hugo Eckner The aged field marshal now past 80 had Dr Eckner give him a lengthy expose of the dimensions capacity and purposes of the new airship and press photographers as his only guests With them he shared his cake and allowed them to low him on a fishing trip and partake of his triumph In a plentiful catch Newspapermen and photographers and Canaries to be Louis WILLIE WILLIS lowed by a flight to America and re- turn with a second American night from probably direct to St Dr Eckner told the president that la planning to make two scheduled passenger flights to America and back again besides the first trip to hurst without passengers I am glad the are going to be in evidence again to carry many flag of peace and trade in a new aerial bond between America and this said President Von He expressed his regret that he had not been to to T as he had planned Dr Eckener has Invited the American navy department to send two or three officers to make the com- ing trip to Lakehurst as his guests on the Count He has been ad- vised that Commanders Kosenthal and Pulton are already enroute to Airplane nights across the ocean ha ve been furnishing sensations to the world because of the daring of the fliers We are going to establish thing and safer transportation of mall and passengers between Germany and the United the coming flight from to Lakehurst of the new German This was the declaration of Dr ener at a Fourth of July celebration of American club at hotel Please Turn to Page Eight Column it was awaiting for them wearing a tin Ion hat red striped khaki breeches and high laced shoes Canoes had been provided for all rock Mr Indian guide guarding one reserved for the tive Losing no time Mr Coolidge waved good-bye to Mrs Coolidge and to his son and led the way paddled by Larock up the stream across a couple of ittle lakes Into a bigger pool of clear water periodically disturbed by the breaking of trout The reporters and photographers prised at the unexpected treat allowed them were slow In getting started Mr to get to his fishing cried across the water to hasten and pushed on through the rapids con- the lakes Larock answered to the chief executive's wish paddled vigorously out distancing the other canoes and soon losing sight of them In the bends When the reporters caught up Mr was seen In the prow of his canoe close to the shore of the lake casting his files now here now there according to where Jumping trout caused ripples on the water Rob Hoy the White House collie was now barking and rocking the canoe and leaning over the edge to lap the pool's water Mr took no no- tice until he realized that no fish could be caught with so much tion A single quiet from the chief executive made Bob Koy subside in the bottom of the canoe Mr continued to cast with wide sweeps of his arm Larock Please Turn to Eight Column 1 Ku Arm to Protect Heflin Up Elaborate Precautions to Insure Safety to Klan Speaker At Jamaica Go to Alabaman Fails to Arrive Or Notify Klansmen of Absence NEW YORK July elaborate pre- were made by members of the Ku Klux Klan today to insure to Senator Thomas Heflin of Alabama who was scheduled to ad- dress a klan meeting at Jamaica but he failed to arrive or to notify he was not coming until after the tune set for his appearance early this morning crowd of field Many were e with pistols clubs and sabres which said wer for use in the senator from persons who had threatening letters Police reported nothing could he done about the show of firearms as the men were deputy ot had ob- e to armed permits to carry pistols from Justices of the peace Klan leaders announced they had leased the field and would permit no trespassing by police but all day about 300 policemen waited at the edge of the field In case they should be needed An emergency wagon also was on hand with riot guns and tear gas bombs The time was taken up with various ceremonies and It was not until late afternoon that word was received that Senator was at Toledo and had decided not to attend Last week Governor Smith against whom Senator Heflin has launched numerous attacks in public addresses was asked to be a speaker but he im- mediately declined saying he already had two speaking engagements and that was enough Secretary Hoover's political machine also is considering a drive to break the solid Democratic south Heavy guns in the organization will bo unloosed in the border states of North Carolina Tennessee and Kentucky ground declared one of Hoover's close associates today i TLe are tor a real fight i utai in the cast and when the smoke of I to put hilarity into the observance of battle clears away I the tne of the Declaration of ticket will have j dependence Smith's home state There were wild orgies in which the police were obliged to interfere and then therb were quiet parties which did not disturb even the nearest neighbor Down in one section of the city there was a party which closely resembled one of Harry famous tions Guests were generously fed and their thirst generously slaked with moon It was rumored that pints Chairman Work and Henry J Allen publicity director for the Republican national committee are due to arrive here tomorrow for con- with Secretary Hoover and leaders in his campaign Talk Silly Reports that Hoover had suggested to Senator Norris ol Nebraska either intermediar that he would like to have tor as a running mate in the Turn to Page Eight Column 2 Robinson Makes Plea for Tolerance Age of Bigotry Has He Declares Amid Loud Applause Appealing for Religious Freedom LITTLE ROCK Ark July tor Joseph T Robinson sounded a plea for religious tolerance at an day celebration here today since he was nominated for vice-president on the Democratic ticket The celebration was a state-wide Un v of the Little Rock and North Little Rock posts of the American legion given in honor of on in the morning Senator and Mrs through climaxed by Senator Id- dress at the Pair Grounds in the after- noon Crowds gathered from all over the state heard the senator's ringing peal for complete separation of church and state rat ne the political History of the nation the principles upon which were based the tion of Independence the guarantees Prodded m the federal constitution and then launched into a vigorous de- nunciation of bigotry and intolerance The age of bigotry has he declared amid loud applause The battalions that advance under the black banner of Intolerance can never undermine or destroy the for- tress or liberty No man should be preferred or dis- criminated against in public authority because of his affiliation with a In great national emergencies our people do not waste their energies In he continued They do not question the religious with which the allied They call upon him a patriot to render service and thanks to the ge- of our Institutions there has been no distinction or discrimination on account of sect In conclusion Senator Robinson said this country stands for peace at home peace with all the peoples of the world but added that permanent peace can never bo brought about by mere treaties of ar- and disarmament on business and bought a giant Fokker to travel In ing his personal pilot with him He was overcome by the publicity his tion caused and exceedingly camera shy At one stopping place he tried to slip away from as he alighted and walked directly between two propellers Someone shouted and he saved himself but he had been so near to death that one of the whirling blades knocked his hat from his head Return In On one of his trips from this try to Canada certain customs were not complied with and his and quarts were given what in the nature of away favors and bills ranging from one to five In de- nomination were scattered around among the children Police spoiled the fun for the host some time later but not until the last guest had gone On the whole however those who ed the law did so quietly and city had little to complain of The Pageant persons assembled at La dley field and on the Ing hill side last night to see the pageant which was the city's official celebration of the one dred anniversary of the Declaration of Independence The ane was opened with a short patriotic address by Mayor W W Wertz With ita searchlight ot the most beautiful and spectacular events of Its kind held in Charleston in recent years It was featured by group and solo dances some of which were artistic The theme of the pageant was on a reverie by Uncle Sam In which the past were evoked From the time of the Indians who made poor use of the resources of the country and their Immediate sors the colonial settlers and the development of the country through war and peace was depicted The pageant was designed to show that along with Industrial ascendency our nation must retain leadership in the Intelligent use of leisure and re- mam true to high ideals By such de- votion America the pageant showed will receive the homage ot all CABINET FORCED TO RESIGN BELGRADE July After a vain attempts to stem Nationalist Indignation that lowed the recent shootings In ment the cabinet of Premier resigned today It Is hoped that it will be succeeded by a minority of broad coalition to Include leaders of every opinion of calming the existing ing There were reports that the eran radical leader Atza had the mandate of Alexander to form a new ministry BROTHERS-IN-LAW HELD FOR MURDER VAN BUREN Ark July degree murder charges were filed here today against the widow and two brothers-in-law of w G Clayton Tulsa and Muskogee body weighted down with rocks and with a bullet wound in the head was Sunday ln FronS near Mrs Birdie Cooper Adams Clayton and her brother Hugh Cooper were held In jail while officers an- other brother Russell Cooper Plan War Upon Gem Smugglers Diamond Squad Formed In Customs Service to Halt Increasing ing of Precious Stones WASHINGTON July smuggling has grown to such amazing proportions that a special diamond squad has been formed by tha toms service which Is expected to seize millions of dollars worth of cut stones this year it was revealed today Formation of this under cial agent John w Roberts an ex- pert In htat line of work marks the first real attempt by the government to Unit smuggling of the ing the past few file will have in New The value ol the stones In annually without payment o is variously estimated at Irom to of them are brought In from Europe by bands of smugglers which operate with the efficiency and certainty of reliable business houses It is against these bands of smugglers most of which center in Belgium that the activities of the diamond will be directed Because of small size of cut diamonds and the ease with which they are concealed tho son customs officials In the past have found themselves virtually up a stone wall in trying ta prevent their illegal entry Into this The smuggling is arranged through Smith Spikes Attacks Upon Tammany Hall plane was temporarily seized in Europe who guarantee to Everything was satisfactorily explained American purchasers the de- however and the ship returned Please Turn to Page Eight Column 4 See New Hope to Save Italia Crew Reported Closer To Camp Where Six Men Are Marooned Continue Amundsen Hunt KING'S BAY July tonight for the quick rescue of the five ed members of the and their fellow castaway Lieut Lundborg rose anew with reports oj consistent progress by the Russian The was last reported near Cape Platen about 55 miles west of the camp near Hoyn Island arid making about three knots an hour There was hope that another day would bring it near reach ol those they are seeking to aid Flying conditions continue adverse with fog holding up flight to those on the Ice The search for Amundsen and those with tilm is proceeding with the Holm and awaiting an opportunity to Join the Sealer Hobby On board the Dl Milano it was said General condition continued bad with worry over his comrades and the failure of his ex- preventing his rapid tion t of he stones in this for a percentage of about eight cent of the purchase price As the toms rate on diamonds Is 20 per cent this promises a sizable reduction for those purchasers who manage to get their diamonds in through illicit nels While the names of the European brokers arc known to officials here the chief difficulty is in trying to apprehend the carriers who actually bring the diamonds into this country As a rule the brokers refuse to re- veal the name of- the carriers even to the purchasers ot the diamonds The great majority of the carriers are believed to be employes ot At- liners who ply between Belgian and German New York Even when their Identity is known It is a trying task for customs officials to catch them with the goods In the past customs agents at American ports were instructed to watch for diamond smugglers along their other manifold duties The special diamond squad was finally formed at the Insistence of American Jewellers who pointed out that the honest dealer in stones would eventually driven out of business unless the smugglers curbed NEWS OF SON'S DEATH HOPWOOD NICE Prance July tragedy of real life was enacted at the railway station here today Mrs James Hopwood of Cleveland Avery wood's mother arrived expecting lier son to meet her Instead she was told he had died while In swimming at the beach at Juan Les Pins last Sunday It was her first information of her son's death and she was prostrated Society's Long Existence Due to Human Appeal To Everybody True to He Says Invite Rich and Poor To Join in Celebration Governor Makes No tion of Politics in Day Address at Tammany Gathering NEW YORK July to A great deal of very criticism of Tammany he said he had heard Governor Alfred E Smith lauded the patriotic principles ot the society of Tammany in an Independence Day ad- dress at Tammany Hall today and at- the society's long existence to Its great appeal to everybody who is true to America The Democratic candidate for tho presidency was the principal speaker at the annual Tammany celebration as he was later in the evening at a ering of new voters at the city hall Can anything live In country 139 years that is not all ho asked in detailing the virtues ol many He read a public announcement ot today's meeting in which All zens and lovers of Americanism were ln tue celebration This Invitation he said was In est conformity with what the t on of Independence has to say about the equality of man Americanism First We do not he said Whether he Is rich or whether he is poor whether he walks up to Hall or whether he comes up to It in an automobile We care not what his station in life may be we caro ing about his religious belief At this point the audience broke Into applause and the governor i mopped his flushed face We only want to know one thing he continued And that Is that he la a lover of America and in sympathy with the alms and purposes of the ciety to perpetuate the memory of Jefferson the memory of Washington the signing of the Immortal document that gave America her freedom and that he stands behind the constitution that gives life and vitality to No Mention of Tbe governor of politics and only passing on his the S old grand oi the society ins neck ef ot Tammany and recalled that three years ago the chairman of a similar meeting had predicted Smith's nomination in 1928 He said the governor's reply to the prediction had been I accept the ination I have a distinct recollection of Ehe incident the governor responded with a grin In the past five years I have been nominated at least threa times in Tammany hall I was at at least 200 dinners J been nominated at weddings at tenings at the laying of cornerstones at the breaking of ground lor new buildings at the opening or ing of new state edifices for various and sundry purposes but la Recalls Tammany Growth The sentence was interrupted by a roar of applause and the governor let it remain unfinished He then spoke of the growth of the country since the Society of Tammany was However he said as I look back over the history of our country I am not so much Impressed by growth by power and by strength and wealth I am Impressed by some other fact and that is that with all the wealth with all the growth and with all the power every line and from every of history you will never have the blush of shame that this country ever waged a war of aggression Because ot the wealth and power however he said It had been a beacon light for the down- trodden and poor ot every land and It had cared for them Asserting his pride at beme an of- ficer of the Society or Tammany toe governor concluded with the hope that year by year a larger number or ple might be brought under Its Influence The governor was preceded on the Tammany platform by several other speakers among them United Senator Koyal S Copeland Addresses New Voters At New city hall tonight governor addressed several played about the nee as he described the duties and privileges ot citizenship to those who will cast their first at the election It Is a surprising to know he said how many people In this state and in country are so to different to their citizenship and to the welfare of their or union of commonwealths that they will not take the trouble to tote i Tre who to a picnic on election day and uses that day as a week-end for entertainment cannot be said to have very much interest In his Former Associate Is Held in Death of Harry Vesey 28 Charged With Homicide Arrests of at Least Two Others Expected in Slaying of James Sentora in Brooklyn Sand Pit NEW YORK July A man said that Sentora and Vesey who were for- a i were meny partners in beer running by police to have been a former of James Sentora alias James Hickey Senter in beer ning and gambling activities was ar- rested tonight charged with homicide in connection with the of Sentora His body was found yesterday In n sand pit in the section of Brooklyn with several gunshot wounds In the head and back The suspect Harry Veaey 28 was formally charged with homicide least two arrests are ee soon authorities Detectives said they had making and the second-hand jewelry business had fallen out some time ago The police said was the out- come of their disagreement Vesey denied knowledge of the Ing Another victim was added today to the list of recent shootings when Sylvestre Grafolo was shot In the back as ha sat in his parked automobile in the i His condition was de- us critical Citizenship in this country he said proves again the old saying that you never get anything for nothing for with the privilege of citizenship go certain duties and obligations greatest of which he described M duty of casting the ballot Other of Jts obligations he said to study the doctrines of the great TWO INJURED IN RACES July Two casual ties marked the today when Lloyd E Mack a Saltsburg driver crashed a f ear of Bin struck a spectator Black suffered several ribs and was to a hospital The only injured Wilbur mlle feature event In minutes 10 r i j 4
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