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Morning Call, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1929, Laurel, Mississippi A M Edition EIGHT DOUR LEASED SERVICE THE MORNING CAL The Weather Sunday fair Monday generally fair continued warm Vol 215 LAUREL MISS SUNDAY APRIL 7 1929 ONE DAY AHEAD 18 U S FIGHT PLANES RUSH TO BORDER Says Senator Capper Most Lawless Nation MAKES PLEA FOR RESPECT OF LAW Cites Facts Showing Hundreds Killed Annually WASHINGTON Apr United States is the most lawless nation the world has ever known crime of 000 Senator Arthur Cap- per R of Kansas declared in a radio address here tonight There is a crying need for ery Citizen no matter what hit in life to respect and abide fcy the laws of this de- clared the senator President assertion that the citizens who supply the rewards that stimulate crime rather than the criminal classes themselves present the crime problem Capper The shocking criminal excesses out of laxity or wet wars bombings and racketeering dangerous and the bootlegger's in foe his share of the blame where bootleg and politics art partners had 627 331 Chicago had more than 100 collection many other of v notoriously which dominate the states make no genuine effort or ever have to en- force the liquor law the American people do not want prohibition they may remove the amendment by same means used to adopt it Preparedness Proves Best Peace Guarantee Asst War Sec Hurley LOUISVILLE Ky April Declaring that we still have tions who believe that might assistant Secretary of War Patrick J Hurley made a strong appeal for national pre- here tonight Denouncing the unsound policy of preparedness in an address before the annual de- fense banquet and the new ant secretary Our government has no designs We entertain the earnest hone that as tion advances the golden rule will be adopted as the ciple of international intercourse One thousand years hence we may be permitted to meet mankind at the crossroads and find the tions flowing into the Lord's house established on the mountain top all practicing the golden rule But it is evident to the most casual observer that such a tion does not exist world We still have nations who be- lieve that might makes richt For their advancement they place their trust not in the olden rule of son but upon the strength of their rood right arm the power of conquest Therefore if we expect to pre- serve for posterity the blessings of liberty then our nation must be prepared to its tions The primary purpose of an defense said Hurley is to prevent way by behind tho executive a potential force ient to deter other nations from any inclination to adopt and overbearing attitude toward us Though we are ardent nents of the principle of tion we have traditionally held that a well organized and adequate trained citizen soldiery is the best guarantee of neace Laurel Automobile Formed A Laurel Automobile Dealers association consisting of local dealers was recently at a meeting at the hurst Hotel Mr Ford and Mr Ernest of the National Automobile association were present Members of the cal affiliated with the national organization C B Earner was elected dent of the Laurel Automobile sociation Percy B vice- president dnd L D Burkett of the association Forrest Auto company Motor Sales and Service Rucker Garage Southern Auto company Tittle Motor company and Union rolet company Alleges Kahn Caused Her to Lose All Future NEW YORK April linda Morini beautiful Coloratura Soprano explained tonight that she had sued Otto Kahn famous Banker and patron of the Arts for because she alleges his opinion about her vocal ability and reduced her to poverty The suit which became public charges malicious libel and grew out of the fact that Mr said in an advertisement that he never praised her voice The world will surprised when my whole story is the singer said Mr Kahn who left a week ago for Europe naturally could not be asked for his version of the London dispatches say he has gone into seclusion there will be seen that my tie career has been Miss Morini and Mr Kahn's which I am not to reduced me almost to poverty The frown of the man who is of the Metropolitan Opera company has reduced me to the position where I cannot secure even a concert engagement And yet he granted me two auditions one before Signor of the tan himself and he praised my voice saying it was one of the most beautiful he had ever heard Why then did he print an ad- in the Musical Courier denying his own It's that advertisement which has crushed me causing concert agers to cancel all my ments Some day the whole story will be known Nathan Burkan attorney for Mr Kahn had only to There is no basis for this suit Business Increase Is Unusual Figures WASHINGTON April tangible reflection of President Hoover's good will tour of South America came to light today as export goods from the United States for the month of February showed an increase of nearly 70 per cent jn South American trade over the same mont hof last year In February 1928 this country exported of goods to South America and in February 1929 the total was Exports to all other continents also showed increase but not in comparison to the South American figures Exports to all nations of the world increased in February 1929 as compared with 1928 except n the cases of Germany Italy The Netherlands British India Hong Kong and New Zealand Very slight reductions were noted in these Oil Stove Causes Alarm Saturday An oil stove at the home of W 0 Hedgepath Ellisville Boulevard created consternation at 11 o'clock Saturday morning when it got out of order and occupants of the home were afraid of a fire and ed the fire department Upon arrival it was found that the stove which had been leaking had ignited some oil about the floor and the flames were soon ex- sharp fight number of alarms sent in during the week as a result of oil stove con- Little harm has been done however the firemen being upon the scene in a jiffy Continued on eight after a There have been a famous Iowa Hotel is Razed Many Still Missing DBS April Bodies of three men a woman had been recovered tonight and men were still searching for two and several others believed to have historic wood Hotel once famous vous of Iowa's politically nent was destroyed by flames The Carl Mrs Ted Watson W P Raidler and an un- identified man Among the missin residents of the fourth and fifth floors was Thomas Coates for Farmers union A dozen injured were in Ted Watson husband of the woman killed and Miss Cora Broecker are probably fatally hurt Origin of the blaze was termined but rescued guests said it may have been started by the careless dropping of a by a participant in a wild party in a fourth floor room I HI HAL y El E Oak Bowery Leads in Percentage of Attendance OTHER CLUBS FOLLOW CLOSE Youngsters Hear In- Program Given Laurel was host to 500 county 4-H club boys and eirls and their parents Saturday when this city was the mecca for the annual ney of Jones county youngsters to the 4-H club rally From the time time of registration at 9 o'clock Saturday morning at the Theatre until the picture show picture show party at the theatre Saturday afternoon the day was filled with a which both entertaining and for the club members Oak Bowery club led the in percentage of its members at- tending the rally rolling up th perfect score of 100 per cent and just nosing out winch had 70 of its 71 4-H members present Powers Union and bron tied at a close third with only two members absent from each Mayor M W McLaurin on be- half of the city of Laurel official ly welcomed the 4-H boys to this city and lauded the work being accomplished the dub members Mayor McLaurin spoke after a short devotional vice conducted C W Chr ler pastor of the First Methodist church of Laurel with songs and yells by the large.meeting Man Injured by Fall Saturday J B Windham is suffering from a badly injured leg as the result of a fall sustained Saturday after- noon while in pursuit of a man who fled from the city hall ing Windham and J E Brown chief of police were pursuing the man when the former wearing a pair of new shoes spilled and fell while crossing a lawn It is believed he tore a loose and that he will walk with a noticeable limp for some time The accident was very painful Chief Brown cap- tured the fleeing man Miss Eva Nell Cark and Bryant Richards club workers addressed the rally on the subject of what club work is and what it and Shady Grove club presented the popular pageant The Trial of the Soil Robber Malcolm O'Neal president of the county organization spoke on county plans for club work Oak Bowery club of which young O'Neal is a member gave a de- monstration of a model club ing After lunch came a party at the Strand theatre with compli ments of management Due to the lateness of the hour when the picture show party over the parade which was to have been a feature of the was called off 4 The register for the rally ed the following number of club members and parents present from each Calhoun 8 Hebron 32 members and 2 Union ed members Pleasant Ridge 23 members and 6 parents 57 members and 17 parents Joh i- son 57 members and 16 parents Sweetwater 16 members Rainey 25 members and 7 parents Oak Bowery 30 members and 5 ents Whitfield 22 members and 5 parents Bruce 17 members and 7 parents Shady Grove 70 bers and G parents 21 members and 5 parents HOT DAY J L Whitfield and Buford Pan-Am representative from Jackson arc in Laurel or est April 6 on according to Washington April ington sweltered today in a of 90 decrees the business the weather bureau New Order Effective Officials Meet Daily DEPARTMENTS TO MAKE OUT LISTS Requisitions Will Be Filled Out by Board Promptly Henceforth Laurel city will do the purchasing for the various departments of the city Such were the instructions incorporated in a statement issued yesterday morning by Mayor Laurin whose signature at the bottom marked the authenticity of Heretofore various department heads have been making the lar and necessary purchases ever all of this will be changed The new ruling became effective with this decision being arrived at by the members of the board There will be daily meetings those to be held at 10 o'clock morning At this meeting de- heads will stato indr wants and have their requisitions out The purchases will be made accordingly The lists from the departments will be presented at the meetings and the filling of them will be made by the commissioner who will do the purchasing Chief among the will be that the lists be made cut in time to be presented at the meetings of the commissioners This will admit of their being due time and there will be it and it is be- a more satisfactory and systematic provision in way of re- will be found Lists out the day previously will bs asked b and shoul be demands daily it will behoove the heads of the de- to have this in mind in order that they have their satisfied through the prompt fil- ing of their lists at the meeting of the board Order Given to Shoot Down Mex Rebel That Drop Bombs Over Line SAN ANTONIO Texas April fliers dropping bombs on Naco Ariz will be shot down Authorization for the American Army on the border to take this drastic action was given after secretary of state Stimson called upon the war department to di- rect the American Military com- mander at Naco to warn the Rebels against dropping bombs on American soil and to make it effective Acting under these orders Brig Gen Frank Cocheu can commander at Naco Ariz where rebel bombs have been falling will formally warn Gen Fausto Topete Rebel Commander of the consequence of another repetition of bombing operations that during the last few days have resulted in bombs falling on the American side resulting in the wounding of two citizens After this warning is formally delivered American Army Units equipped with guns will stand ready to bring down any offending plane regardless of its position at the time the bomb strikes American soil Word reaching here today from Jimenez and Naco where the Federal forces of Gen Juan Andrew Almazan defeated the Rebel Army of Gen Gonzalo Escobar early in the week said that the Federals are resting and bringing up supplies in tion for a fresh drive on the rebels now concentrating in the regon of Santa Rosalia with headquarters at Chihuahua city The Federal Cavalry continued to deploy of La bringing in bands of straggling rebels There was no confirmation of a report issued by rebel quarters that a division of cavalry had recaptured Escalon and had cut the communications of Gen Almazan to the south Gen Escolar who fled North after the fall of Jiminez was at Chihuahua city today Gen Marcelo former nor of the state of Chihuahua and chief of operations in that state under the revolt was also in Chihuahua city Reports indicated that the chiefs are trying to reorganize their forces to meet another ad- vance of the federals expected to start in a few days In spite of optimistic ments coming form rebel quarters information reaching re- liable American centers indicated that the rebel cause is losing momentum Rebel soldiers are discouraged because of repeated reverses while ammunition is running low Gen Escobar exhausted his munitions in defending Jimenez The rebels have no arsenal and are depending on replenishing supplies through border glers Only comparatively small quantities can be secured in this way it is believed because of the watchfulness of the American government Indications that the civilian population of Chihuahua has lost faith in the revolt was shown by reports today which told of Agrarians organizing in that state for a on Juarez across the border from El Paso Juarez is held by a rebel son The Agrarians are said to be armed with rifles received from the United States I F SEW SI COUNT ES Negro Drowns While Bathing Dynamite was used yesterday afternoon in creek in an effort to cause to rise to the top of tho water the body of Reuben negro 21 vears old was drowned while swimming there Last a number of men were removing logs from the bed of the stream at this point they believing that the body may have become lodged there No trace of the body has been found late reports last nicht ed Cooley was warned bv com- panions not to go near the deep as they stated they ing his inability to swim Cooley ventured too near and when it was found that he was drowning his companions were unable to assistance While the stream has been extensively dragged with hooks attached to lines all efforts to locate the body have thus far been of no avail Bitter Debate Shows Two Sides Are at Outs Mrs Carl and Miss Agnes of Columbus are visiting i -n Laurel BATON ROUGE La April The first impeachment charge against Huey P Long Louisiana governor was voted 58 to 40 by the house of tives this afternoon after a ing of bitter debate The indictment was for ted intimidation of Charles P Manship publisher of the State Times and Morning Advocate of Baton Rouge The charge dealt with an altered threat by the ernor that if Mr did not desist from editorial to the governor's proposed action against the Standard Oil company the governor would make public the names of those opposing me who have relatives in the insane On the iand Mr he had a brother a World war veteran who was an inmate of the East Louisiana in- sane asylum Other witnesses declared ernor Long broadcast by radio the fact that Charles Manship had a brother in an asylum after Charles had ignored the or's threat Evangelist Dailey is Going to Tell All Something The greatest Saturday night crowd was at the Daily gospel tent last night and the service was marked by the presence of some of the ministers of the city Some people drove ail the way from Meridian to be in tho service while many others came from all around the country Today is expected to be a red letter day for the Dailey listic party a big service will be held in the tent at 3 o'clock and then at the evangelist has promised the lid off when he takes for his subject Home the modern filling station If you have a delicate constitution it would be well for you to bring alone your salts for vou are liable to need them and if have any asbestos suits be sure and put the mon for there will be pep to this sermon HOOVER PAYS VISIT TO MOUNTAIN HOME Thousands Being Spent for Roses Now Means This Section to be Virtual Flower Garden Orders for roses aggregating thousands of Orders for attractive shrubbery with a like result and orders for fruit trees that will more than treble the cost of all rose and decorations com- Such is the report from Jones and several adjacent ties Here is an order for special from Ohio Another is from this state or that and an- other variety of rose Next comes an order for fine grapes the new never before seen in Again the persistency of ers which are again ordered and numerous other varieties ing plants for Jones county Do you know that this part of Mississippi is going thing California m equal ave in way of beautiful flowers and yard dec orations in way of Such was the query of a man selling vines plants of all tions fruit trees and general shrubbery He stated that he had been here during the summer and made the greatest sales of his reer of years The report wad so cally given that further gation was courted J E Evilly of the State Plant Board who has offices in the hall was interrogated concerning this report With a smile he stated that the salesman had not told the half of it Thereupon Mr McEvilly flippet through his fingers a stack of orders having been placed during the past few months ing the statement of the salesman Mr duty is to inspect every order for either or flower that comes into the state and he admitted readily that he had more than these to inspect This is done for the purpose of preventing diseased plants or entering the state and contaminating healthy shrubbery already here This official stated that with any kind of luck at all and the incoming orders seemed of healthy shrubbery that this section would blossom forth within a year or two as never be- fore and the great variety V flowers these being upon by the housewife generally when fruit trees were bought would be much in evidence Then Mr McEvilly stated that with most of these plants issuing from more rigorous climates and he had every reason to believe they would be even more fully grown here The State Plant Board man else stated that this wholesale shipping of flowers and fruit trees recorded only sented that from states that the entire state of is provided with er growers and nurseries ing both flowers of fruit trees of which he takes no record These added to the great ments ho claimed would surely bring this section of the state into a flowery a very few years He also added that with hi inspections he had not found it necessary to reject any of them that they were all healthy and some of them sented some of the most rare flowers as well as ornamental trees and trees to be found on the calendar Mississippi can grow he said and the manner in which they have been into the state during the past year indicate that there will not only be flowers but a period of fruit Washington April refreshed after his outing in the mountains of Virginia President Hoover returned to Washington tonight and immediately took Up the affairs of office where he left them yesterday His first intention was given to tho Mexican situation and he call cd for the latest report He plans to return to his mountain resort next Saturday Storm Period is Now Predicted For This State CHICAGO April ture reached 84 degrees in go a record A cold wave and storm was sweeping eastward from the Rocky mountains At Helena Mont the temperature was only 8 above and from six to inches of snow had fallen in Utah and other western stales Tho heat is expected to up in a series of storms of violence As the cold advances eastward small are growing that is unprecedented know for I inspect them all and I I being generated and it is feared find that my wotk has become I these storms will increase in in- at to keep me nt when the the times and I also mran much of intense heat of the Missouri and War Activities Along Border are Decided Now REBEL GENERALS IN PISTOL DUEL Threaten Americans in Mexico if Rebels Lose MEXICO CITY April News of a pistol duel between rebel commanders Generals Jose Gonzalo Escobar and Valle has been received here The result is not known at this time The duel is said to have been fought after the rebel rout at La Forma on Wednesday It is believed that several may have contributed to this personal encounter since it if known that General Escobar had been absent from the field for some time one report ing it that he returned from the United States just in time to take charge of the command before the big battle there which so ly for the rebels This battle with the federal forces resulted in the territory for a distance of ten miles be- ing evacuated by the rebels and the losing fight following a series of additional successive and is believed to have led up to the duel that supply of patrons with it the in order to keep Mississippi valley regions and J SAN ANTONIO Tex Apr 6 fighting planes 12 from Fort Crockett and six from Dodd Field Fort Sam Houston were roaring thru clear skies late today for Naco Ariz Heavy fighting at Naco co just across the border from the Arizona town of the same name was reported During the morning an can border of Troop E 10th cavalry opened a fire on glers trying to carry bombs to the Mexican rebels The smugglers returned the fire A negro er was wounded The smugglers had bombs in sacks cached along the Southern Pacific railroad tracks Sonora hurled back a terrific assault launched by Mexican els under Gen Fausto Topete toda Four Americans were wounded by bullets falling on the American The engagement started at 3 o'clock in the morning and firing did not until 2 o'clock this At that hour the were still in their trenches and the rebels had withdrawn from their front positions EL PASO Tex Apr Mexican rebel forces desperate because of their plight in the face of advancing federal armies ed themselves against the can border today While bullets and bombs were falling on American soil at Naco Ariz rebel agents scattered along the border plotted with gun ners to deliver airplanes and munition American army units along the border swung into actual war Patrols were established and airplanes brought up from the eighth area headquarters at ban Antonio The attitude of American rebel sympathizers and Mexican gees that have found a haven on the American side since previous Mexican outbreaks worried the American authorities At rebel headquarters in Juarez inflammatory charges were being made against the American because of its refusal t'i recognize the rebel movement Veiled threats were made by rebel leaders who claimed that if the revolt fails the rebel forces will break up into small bands and carry on warfare said one we will not be responsible for what may pen to the American Outrages against American lives and property b- Mexican rebel such as the shooting of an American cavalryman today and firing on American troops from across the border provoked un- qualified resentment in the state and war departments In American circles tonight there was information that rxrta Continued on pace eight
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