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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - July 8, 1928, Charleston, West Virginia You Know Aurora Boreal or T Tn were In action Ire ESTABLISHED 1887 n President Gets Resignation of Hoover by Mail Republican Nominee Re- ported to Be Willing to Remain in Cabinet Post If Desires Will Visit Brule Lodge On Way to Home in West Discussion of Chief Role in Coming Campaign Will Be Sub- ject at Conference department Mr the resignation emotive at his f Coolidge invited Hoover the summer white information when Hoover out preparations are being made tor hu Jur the letter of resignation Hoover was reported here explained his reasons for n communication This letter also in- upon the chief executive to present hi and various phases ol the political situation Willing to Continue represented u i the ny as presidential candidate He to willing to ln capacity if Mr should wUh to retain Mr said by some to be looking forward to a with Secretary Hoover of the present situation Karly thU he availed himself of a similar opportunity with Chairman Work of hi and W that Jame who today appointed of the camZ pulp win th chief executive for- of Mr will be to tht suitable way of making good his Wor he a e will help the Republican campaign from Hoover next week Mr te to receive a complete of party's far they are MO ted Work's Considered in Mr to a new of to succeed fir Work are understood to be under It was thought that acceptance of Chairman from cabinet not be long delayed although much will upon iSr conversation with Secretary for the arrival his today companied by and his John be took a two hour motor in the country driving to the divide between the river lakes watershed The out without special and the presidential party hardly on their trip the frequented country G 0 P Sees East As Battleground D Particular Attention Paid to Atlantic Seaboard States By Party Conference in Capital campaign took shape here of party leaders with particular attention centered on THE CHARLESTON GAZETTE The State of The Associated Press CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA SUNDAY MORNING JULY Constructive Statesmanship Klein Mentioned as Likely Successor to Commerce Secretary Julius Klein of Washington B C director of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce It Is believed will succeed Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce That he will land the berth at least for the remainder of the administration seems sured Smith Renamed G 0 P Leader Other Officers Chosen by County Republican Com- No Discord Crops Out at Love Feast Through Wi Iowa named western for Herbert Hoorer while to Chicago to establish Chairman Work of the national over the eastern ation with from that Motion A definite announcement on expected morrow concensus seemed to be MOMI of New Hampshire would take fight If a organisation were set up for the wst Chairman Work declared that wore confident of in east next November Nature Not Revealed nature at was not but It to have Included the situation in each state with relation to particular no doubt that tion some thire of but It that meeting for making and not of national at Washington for first time n many a campaign has led to the some that the might well be directed fiom capital with only a la York this will do with for an ern campaign manager been left air with eastern com- at dinner tonight at At noon he of o New York suu luncheon He answered their plans for but behind that the confidential because of on formal notification of v ilh was n of the Republican executive com- of Kanawha county at the new committee's organization meeting at the court house Mrs Frances Stubblefield of Loudon district was elected secretary They were named without opposition Clarence Young was chosen and Miss c I Coffey Nell bell and J B Madison were named vice chairmen Following the meeting the tee and other Republicans were at luncheon at the Ruffner tel by Mayor Wertz Mayor Wertz presided as toastmaster at the luncheon and there was no dis- cord among any of the Individuals or Speakers were D L Salisbury the party's candidate for sheriff Holt A A Lilly rnan 8 P Smith and the various other candidates who were present The committee meeting was un- eventful and rather listless because of the feeling that nothing could be joined by opposition to the slate of dominating bury faction Sends Congratulations Walter S Hallanan national com- wired Chairman Smith as you I desire to extend ny and best wishes 0 the newly elected members of the Republican executive committee of Ka- county We are facing a of great Importance in lon state county and district and member of the committee will have Important duty to perform In the of those forces which are In- In preserving the foundation of good government administration party There are no yesterdays in must look forward to the In our alms for success I hope your meeting will be a harmonious one and that the word will o out that the Republicans of Kanawha county are united and in approaching the campaign ind to add county's to the success of the Republican In nation state and county The committee adopted the ng Whereas It Is the duty of the Republican state executive ee under Section of Chapter 1 of the Code through its chairman o designate a convenient place In state for the holding of a state convention between the first and fifteenth of August 1938 for the purpose of formulating and promulgating a state platform the of presidential electors for state at Urge and for each congressional district and for the purpose of nominating two lican candidates for Judges of the supreme court of appeals and Judicial conventions Whereas It Is the duty of the publican county executive com- of Kanawha county West ginia to arrange for the holding of a judicial convention on day August 14 1938 to nominate a candidate ot the Republican party for Judge of tho circuit court of the 13th Judicial district and also to arrange for the holding of tions of tho Republican voters In the several magisterial districts of Turn to Page 11 Column 1 Dry Convention Called in Texas Smith Slogan Democrat Nominee Known To Be Opposed to of Against Republicans Al Proposes to Boost Own Goods to Voters Party Strategy Will Be ped O u Committee Meetings in New York During This Week By Associated Press NEW YORK July During the coming week the machinery will be set up for the presidential campaign of Governor Alfred E Smith Wednesday the national committee holds Its first meeting for selection of a chairman and other business Both Oov Smith and his running mate Senator Joseph T Robinson will at- tend and it Is generally expected that wm Democrats Dissatisfied With Smith Are Requested to Meet to Organize State Against Him tle By DALLAS Texas July The In Texas to prevent the election on of Governor Alfred E Smith as dent took definite form today V A Collins of Dallas Democratic candidate for governor four and leaner of the bone dry element in the state party Issued a call to all Texia Democrats dissatisfied with the nomination of the New York to attend a muss meeting here July 17 to formulate plans for carrying thj against Oov Smith In was signed by several college presidents a candidate for lieutenant governor on the Democratic ticket and prominent dry It is believed the governor will In a dictate this strategy and that the national committee will function chiefly in devising ways and means rather than in originating plans or battle Returns from Funeral The governor returned after a one day trip to Delaware to attend the funeral of William son of John J Raskob chairman of the nance committee of Motors and a close friend of the governor Tuesday he will come to New York and Wednesday will thrash out with the national committee details of the campaign the main features of which his supporters have Intimated he has already settled In his own mind Whether or not decisions reached at that meeting be made public has not been announced although the consistent reply to questions about his campaign has been that he could not say anything until after the Wednesday conference Wants Campaign Despite the reticence of the nor it has been learned that he will suggest to the committee an eight weeka campaign during which he will deliver not more than two speeches in any one week He will tell them that he wants the speeches given at Slc points about the country and that they should all be broadcast on a tional radio hookup Each speech will be different but all will deal with matters close to the Interests of the common little being aid on foreign relations or matters of complicated finance If the national committee should by any chance believe that the campaign should the charges which filled the keynote speech at the con- vention charges of pillage and lege against the Republicans it is that the governor will oppose hem and insist on what his ers have called constructive manship He that a candidate can best sell his own goods by telling how good they are Instead of how bad he hinks those of a competitor are W Declares War on Al Smith Speakers Will Tour Country Opposing Democratic e e a Dry Women Announce fiBy Universal Serviced EVANSTON 111 July of the Woman's Christian union shattered their silence and openly declared war upon the Democratic presidential candidate Qov Alfred E Smith of New York The dry organization with an en- of a million women had maintained a strict silence during both the Republican and Democratic con- claves last month Secretly the officials drew up plans presumption that Guv Smith would be the Democratic bearer and when his was secured had only minor plans to add to the campaign they intend to wage against the New York executive Members of the W C T U out the country will be called to support the and enlist tho aid of their friends and relatives to put the ticket into power To unravel the W C T U plan hundreds of speakers will tour the country and explain the good that win result in having Herbert Hoover who stands for the enforcement of the eighteenth amendment In office The war will be started officially at of the dry women iii N C July 11 National announced here today thai W C T u of the south would join the northern organizations la ing the battle Smith LADY DODGES PERSONAL QUESTION NEW YORK July Earhart the two men who ated the plane in which she flow to Given to Charity In 18 Years by Rockefeller Sr Son Has Donated By Associated Press NEW YORK July 7 John D Rockefeller who will be 89 tomorrow not major sifts to many Institutions as his sort but his total In money Is larger by far compilation or the larger gifts of the Rockefellers from to the present time shows that the father has given to ten Institutions and the son to forty-two recipients These ures do not Include gifts to the University of Chicago made prior to 1910 amounted to approximately of the cmer Rockefeller's gifts listed are less than 000 Whereas twenty-two of the son's are under that amount No gift of less than Is Included In the compilation Ao the Rockefeller in thc Rockefeller Foundation General Education Board Rockefeller Memorial 875 Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research American Baptist Foreign Mission American Baptist Home Mission Society M c A International Committee World World Harrigan Heads Political Body Republicans Elect ville Man State man Convention Called For Fairmont Defiant Parson Jailed in Texas Is Denied Radio Pressl CLARKSBURG July 7 Charles E Harrigan of Moundsville today was selected to succeed Judge John T ham of Huntington as state can chairman The newly elected West Virginia re- publican executive committee met here organized this afternoon selecting Harrigan a former state senator to fill the position in which Judge Graham had declined to serve again chose other officers and selected Fairmont I ii Place the state J j WILD judicial nomination convention to be held August 14 of the party In West Virginia and 55 county attended the meeting u S Senator Guy D Goff delivered the keynote address pledging loyalty to the republican candidates of tho tion and state He laid stress on the Tammany Hall policies of the cratic party in denouncing that party's presidential campaign Vice Chairman Elected H Scott of Bradley of Charles Town and uey Hodges of Franklin were state vice chairmen T p Hill of Middlebourne was chosen secretary and H F Behrens of Wheeling Earth Currents Disrupt Wires Aurora Borealis Plays Havoc With Communications Record-Breaking Wave in West Heat Judge Prevents Preacher lated Injunction From Broadcasting Sermon Women Carpenters Fail To Return to Building Work Stops on Tabernacle Which Dallas Citizens Claim Does Not Conform With Code fBy Associated Press NEW YORK July of the most widespread Interruptions of wire communication service experienced in years was caused tonight by earth rents thrown out by the aurora alls Telegraph companies reported main trunks out of service or Intermittently over a period of several hours were out Commission from New York to San Francisco and points far south were seriously affected At- lanta Ga an important relay point reported its main trunks adversely for several hours Operators at their wires experienced the rising and falling of current liar to the of the ern lights One minute the wires would be entirely clear and In the e would so cloe the lines that ths wires would chattel The meeting was marked with the party's chances 15 tne election in November leaders predicting an overwhelming victory the stato headquarters was not decided on being left to committee to be appointed by the J tate chairman The following he State T Mrs Carl Bachman Second district S A- T H Third V L Highland Fourth Boyd James ington Mrs Phil Adams Spencer Fifth district M Z White Mra L c Anderson Welch Sixth C E Boone Mrs S A Scott Glenn Jean of the Samuel Crider negro Kimble Mrs Rosa Brown negro Kanawha county coty Vacancies Filled vacancies in the state executive com- were filled as Miss Florence McGlU district Mrs T o third district Wirt Emma Johnson i district Miss Cora Atchison Clarksburg staS were named state M- county Please Turn to Page 11 Column i had been Reports to The Associated Press irom its bureaus from New York to San Francisco showed that all wires were affected The disturbance moved from east to west The Associated Press operates an over- laud circuit from New York to Havana but up to p.m there had been no delay on this circuit Commercial cables were but land ana overland relay wires ex- the same difficulties re- ported by the telegraph companies By Associated Press CHICAGO July weather records for Chicago and other middle western points for 1928 were smashed today when the mercury climbed to 82 here and over the 80 mark two weeks of rains humidity and erratic temperatures Two more deaths here brought the total to ten for the week Thunder showers are expected to check the hot wave or tomorrow however Sporadic thunder showers touched here and there but they seemed only to Intensify the sultry heat Ther yesterday had readings above the degree mark Lincoln reporting 101 and Tekamah 103 and today neighboring states tS the east had taken the cue ra to Morning temperatures and 80 degrees were common throughout Wisconsin and Iowa aud by the mercury UD in the neighborhood or record levels KECORD Finland July eSSed star equalled the world record for 1500 and as an team tryouTs Larva in 3 seconds equal the mark set Clue Is Believed Fate of Amundsen's Party on Boat in Northern Waters Report Seeing Large Object Fall in Sea at Approximate Place Plane Would Have Been at Time If Pressi ressi KIND'S BAY July 7 fate OI Roald England spent roaming about a quiet the city day today and resting for the reception to be given them in Boston Monday Stultz spent the day with his wife and Louis Gordon with his fiancee Whether Miss Earhart has a fiance remained a mystery Rumors that her engagement to Sam Chapman of Marblehead Mass an- In news dispatches her flight had been broken brought a statement from her that left ths subject unclear My status so far as any em la the statement read Is Identically the same an it was before the Friendship left ton Whether or not there Is any un- Informal or otherwise is after all a purely personal matter and of Interest to no one except those di- concerned Please let us say no more about it Monday she Stultz and Gordon will fly to Boston for a two day reception t rf sen and tho five men who accompanied V seaplane in search g membera of the Nobile ex- came to light today ers of the Great Northern Coal com- pany en route from Norway to Advent Bay said that June 18 when their vessel the was off Bear lond they saw a dark object Irom the sky into the sea The distance was so great that they couM not make out just what it was and they thought nothing further of the incident until their arrival when they heard other workmen discussing the disappearance or Amundsen's Plane The big machine wou uld have been in the neighborhood of Bear island at about the time when the men mentioned Captain of the steamship pessimistic when he was land Members or the captains party t j p said that he started despite this vice and another sledge party note from him at Cae Br him at Cape Brun saying toward Quest was told of the laborers story Another Party Missing Anxiety Is being felt by thc Italian rescue forces tor Captain Sora com- of n party of Alpinists who nave been exploring the north coast for traces of thc three members of the party who left the Ice floe camp on May 30 The captain has been ab- sent from his party more than a week He has been warned In a note dropped by Lieutenant Lutzow Holm aviator not to attempt a foot f the saa ice between him refugees near Foyn ond Captain Sora carried very little rood and Arctic experts said his lone at- ence Rl1 Arctic Xo Trace STOCKHOLM The leader of the Swedish expedition at has forwarded the Information thai the Swedish planes have patrolled tha whole coast of Northeast Land without trace of the three men of the party headed by the Swedish scientist Malmgren Anxiety sor Malmgren and his two Italian com- rades Is growing daily and any rescue would now be a last minute on Swedish papers thi By Associated V Tex July scores of women who for two days had worked to complete the fundamentalist Baptist Tabernacle here while their pastor is in jail for contempt of court failed to return to their labor today despite threats to dare jail under an Injunction ing the halting of construction work Its smooth tin roof bare of paint reflecting the heat waves from a ing sun the half finished tabernacle stood huge and gaunt under the guard of one deputy sheriff x No there won't be any more work said the deputy emphatically Radio Forbidden County Judge Towne Young who granted an injunction against work on the tabernacle put a spike In the plans o Bev J Earl Anderson the tor to deliver a series of radio ad- from the Jail row Judge Young Issued an order ding the Installation ment in the Jail The minister had ar- ranged to broadcast by remote over a radio station at Port Worth operated by Dr J Prank Morris gelist who is here assisting in the flight to complete the tabernacle Mrs Lulu Scale Dallas county iff had given permission to place a mi- in the jail building and An- derson was preparing his speeches in a flower banked hospital ward this when he was notified of Judge Young's ban Violated Injunction The pastor was committed to Jail three days ago by Judge Young for re- to obey the injunction The re- straining order was granted at the re- quest of property owners who alleged the tabernacle did not conform to the city building code and that Ing at night disturbed the peace An- derson was fined and ordered to post a bond which he refused to do The volunteer women workers left the job yesterday before deputy iff arrived with an order arrest ail persons engaged la work on the Earlier the deputies had been flouted when the women pointed but that a blank warrant carried by the officers called for the arrest of only men At that time the men workers laid down their tools and the deputies were powerless to act against the en until a second court order was Endurance Mark Is Broken by Germans Pilots and man Stay in Air 65 Hours And 26 Minutes ing Italian Airmen DESSAU Press Germany July passing the old record for duration in the air by 6 hours and minutes the German fliers and man landed their Junkers plane after having been In the air 65 hours and 26 minutes The former record they 58 hours and 34 minutes was held by Captain Arturo and Major Carlo P Del Prete of Italy Professor Hugo Junkers just back from the United States was the first to greet the tired airmen as climbed from their plane was announced at o clock this afternoon that tho record of the Italian fliers had en one hour as it required to make a new mark effective there was mendous cheering and larga crowds began to gather to witness the final stages cr the flight Sister To Bremen The airmen brought the new tion blue ribbon to Germany in a Junkers plane the a sister ship of the Bremen and Eu- ropa It was this type of plane which carried Captain Hermann Koehl Baron Von and Major James E Fitzmaurice from east to west across the Atlantic and Zimmerman started thair flight early Thursday Yesterday they ran into a heavy electrical storm and cloudburst which tor three hours searching for Malmgren The Swedish north pole expert r D jor DUM the pnc The characterizes ment by N The of the Swedish expedition has i gone to Virgo Bay for a inference of the Citta Di A Finnish seaplane is about threatened serious interference with their flight tha night Friday and throughout today conditions were good has long been one of the foremost aviators of Germany Pilot Zimmerman burst Into world note in October 1921 when he piloted the late Emperor Charles and the Empress Zlta of from land to Hungary on their ill-fated at- tempt to regain the Hungarian throne EFFIGY HUNG BY KU Aia July Birmingham News tomorrow will say that an effigy or Governor Alfred E Smith Democratic presidential bers of the of the Ku ago More 200 persons were in the party that was by who denounced steam roller tactics at the Houston convention and voiced their condemnation of the Pope of Home of Girl's Kidnaper Is Known New York Police XEW YORK July With the Identity and criminal record of the ex-convict kidnaper of year-old Grace BudoT who ished June 3 now fully to police his arrest it was con- expected today is bat a matter of days ot the self-styled farmer made by Mrs Grace Budd her son Edward and a boarder at the Budd home from criminal photographs furnished by the police The were turned over to the authorities by the head or a Brooklyn welfare tion who became suspicious when the man disappeared after attempting to adopt a old child In care of the tion Immediately upon receiving the information police here com- with officials of nearby state prison where a term A de- his h PoUse declined to re- er would they state for what Kaa ln Prison B Is known however that InT Ing with a criminal of the shrewdest and most dangerous Becker Plant Sold at Public Auction for May Mean Industry For Charleston The Becker steel plant and grounds at the upper end of South Charleston were offered at public auction in front of the court house yesterday by it Kemp Morton special by appointment of the Kanawha cuit and were bid off by treasurer of the Trojan steel T Prom tune to time there have bean persistent rumors that the plant hai sold to s csto that would It and op- erate It for manufacturing It TOU stated at one time Hf y but difficulty arose over the disposal ot hi the given before the war to secure the payment of tain bonda Part of these bonds Have rt said thus n Muua difficulty mat the plant will operated and If so it will be to addition to thi machinery the property Itf acres of highly Valuable land either residential o tory site purposes Sate May Xot Stand It is expected there may vet bo upset bid more acceptable the property Kad to be worth around It not known whether represented his or other to the bidding company has S South Bide near the South Side dry an Works plant along the Kanawha banks No tion could be obtained froa the parties interested im any of the bidding president of the Kanawha county court who ran the price up even and quit aid Isaac Loewenstein president of the Charleston National bank It not known whom these bidders The properties offered Included of the end as by the I failed takea and by operated the government the for After the close of years then closed Since Appeal Is Issued for j Red Cross Director Declares First Estimate of 000 Needed for Relief Is Far Top Low Huntington 86 SUICIDE BLAST FAIRMONT July miner employed at of dynamite on his stomach and discharged It himself Instantly late today No rea con for his act was learned Cross work survey of the appeal for funds has not f UIly to expectations because th Weather Forecast Fair and slightly warmer partly cloudy ably local thunder in afternoon FIVE cents favoring the Pittsburgh eastern first disclosed yesterday by dispatches from New York coal operators were They were unaware of any con of executives to discuss rates They had not been by last night the situation In Absence of official notification or Intention of the carriers any compromise rate can made effective It must receive sanction of the merce commission local shippers A compromise of the lake at 35 cents in i night -In local coal circles that attempted compromise could have lake coal meat The lower rates tiled by 5 will expire at the present year The to an to the j next winter Kennedy secretary of the kii Operators association said vJ concerning ibe and could mate no statement he had consulted of the association He received no advices except the newspapers C C Dickinson Dickinson company who a member executive Reported Rate Surprise Announcement of mise Between Carriers e n t Differen t i kA by Plead Ignorance of Meeting in New Local Coal Men Say They Were Notified by Southern Roads of ported Conference That will be made by carriers to terminate lake cargo freight rate a compromise differential hair the rate advantage awarded tht by the interstate commerce Blon It would add 10 cents -or the southern of night that Ju that the j IH j ist in Cincinnati a S ujal from the southern districts of the northern and carriers unanimously wo attend the conference a president of the ot the Ches or thi W I of the Nashville W It the Pittsburgh and Lake or the Pittsburgh and were among the railroad t that meeting the railroad flents asW the a of Cleveland ing the Ohio group of -1 unequivocally P Chairman Francis at that tune he carriers that the southern were their coal to were rapidly succeeding with lan uneed then that the 25 cents which had previously e working a hardship on era producers and that to differential when the had so materially improved north would mean that no shipments could be made southern fields to w said that they Mt itey to the differential of warded by the commission hft to thB his lawyers Tiad against compromise while the lake u hould following the Cincinnati meeting northern carriers voluntarily cut thu ake rate SO a ton the differential tori the present season while the against tuc en Zt f States The northern vigorously Bought the iion by the commission original suit but after the and a voluntary must have the approval of be made effective the carriers to eswu rates would be unavailing consent of the commission to York no to which usually ends In v the lanes of navigation are The lower rates put Into effect I the northern carriers are to automa terminate December 81 next and It Is not expected that the United States supreme court will reach a In the injunction suit Please lurn to Page 11 Column
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