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Washington Herald (Newspaper) - June 24, 1924, Washington, Indiana THE DAILY EDITION GAZETTE AND WASHINGTON JUNE VOLUME XX NUMBED 45 WILDLY CHEERED Forced to Suspend Keynote Address After Allusion to World War Executive Jibes at Get Applause By the Associated Press MADISON SQUARE NEW June With a cheering demonstration for Woodrow the democratic national convention interrupted its business today delegates and visitors joined in a noisy yet respectful tribute to the late idol of the for Jefferson and Bryan had re sounded through the big garden but when the temporary Senator mentioned the name of Wilson the noise and enthusiasm broke State standards came up quickly and soon the floor was jammed with a host of marching delegates about the songs which became famous in the war days of Chairman sensing that the convention wanted togive a demonstration for the former calmly took a chair and sittinjr down to rest from the rigors of his keynote he waited for it to subside before beginning When he resumed ten minutes later there was other fre quent references to the Wilson policies and the broke in to applaud every one of The opening sentences of speech referring to corruption high places were interrupted constantly with Another interruption occured when the temporary chair lambastedthe Republican party as a party of bosses and business anddeclared the deWqcrats were interested in and Mjual Senator Harrisons jibes at the Mellon tax plan and the iFordneyMcCumber tariff act were greeted by repeated shouts of approbation and there was another prolonged crash of cheering when the temporary chairman declared the arma ment conference was held in spite of the republican admin Rolling along on a greati wave of party enthusiasm de spite its deep differences over the democratic convention at one brief session today gave itself over to cheers for the party and a roaring denunciation of the HardingCoolidge administra While the contest overthe delegates and platform princi ples temporarily was laid aside tbe delegates and convention visitors gathered under the sizzling roof of Madison Square Garden to go through the for malities of getting the conven tion under The delivery of the keynote address was the principal part of todays The rest of the proceedings was jterf functory and was organization The conventionwill assem ble at 11 make a permanent organiza GEORGE CRANE KILLS SELF IN INDIANAPOLIS Maughans in Spanning Nation in Day Wins Coolidges Felicitations By the SAN tenant wrote a new tir in the h quest of the b B spanned continent in I The hazan fl ight hi wft Mitchel eil briefly pt ei f bugl stantly recurr tjone aid fortyfire luted June ussell Li Moughau id spectacular ehan tory of mans con ilr when IB North American than a ius and gruelling third He New at standard halt refueling stations it fatigue and con ig nausea for twen lortyseven minutes and arrived W Issued to dar Drivers j Clflf POLICEJ DEPARTMENT TO fWAGE ON TRAFFIC LAW VIOLATORS 4 campaign 6f traffic law enforce meht was announced today by Hj chief of He pointed oul thq following regulations which driv of motor cairs especially must obi seriie under the penalty of prosecu tion Turning cornlrs at a greater speed than six miles fhe running cars with cutouj Running nt af greater rate of speocj thijn eight an hour in the busi nests ana fifteen miles an in the residential ljunning automobiles with one bond dperating n vehicle without sfrout or rear Iprlvlng car frith one license plat and void of identification Parking improperly on streets the Other Infractions of state a well as city will lie looki at Crlssy at oclock Pacific last Tired from his long and bitter perils of tbe air and the Illness which bad gripped the cour ageous trail bluizer was engulfed In a wildly excited mass of humanity which extended to him an alihost nnprecldented ov ation on his but its good to be he said as Jubilant comrades of the air servcie lifted him bodily from the cockpit of his I am but Lieutenant Maughun flew at an average speed of approximately IS miles an he I buffed head winds for two thirds of the way and the rest of the way I buffed a heavy cross he June today wired his congratulations to Maiignnn on his successful dawn todusk flight from coast to I am glad to extend to you my most cordial the president Your flight is an achievement of which every American is proud and marks a real practical The Heralds Last Count HOPEWEILIIL OPEN WHOLESALE int by city pat wiljl be Institut chief i i olmen prosecntioj without fear or favl I CJJFFENSIVE TO By the Press t June S Thl tnlted Is not only willing nit anxious to assist Europe in the sett leikent of her reparations problem doeji not intend to take part In oljtlcnl dUuculfiis men for ProsjdeSit Coolidge said toda n ionimentlng the proposed int SON TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH WELL KNOWN CITIZEN IN NEW ENTERPRISE neit June George automobile commit ted suicide Monday by shooting himself below the heart with a shot gun in the rear sent of a tonrlng car parked on the bank of Crooked north of the When the body was found by an employee of tap park board one shoe had been removed and Crane ap parently nnd pulled the trigger of the gun with his Crane left his home about 3 his wife he was going to Chi Crane said her husband had been tinder the care of a Engineers Elect Long Island Man the Associated June of Long today was elected grand thief en of the Brotherhood of Lo formerly TleepresI Homer proprietor of ofie of the first cash and carry storesr in who recently disposed of his interest In the Hopeweli and Hayes is going back in business In Ilopewell has taken a lease on the Terre liautc Brewing companys building nt east Fourth and the Bal timore and Ohio railroad nnd will open n wholesale house there under the name of the Washington Wholesale He gets posses sion of building 1 and he will lx ready for business by He will handle groceries making a of rice and sneh staple Associated with Hopeweli in i the business will be his Ray a 1924 graduate of Washlngtoij high school The business will be1 conducted in the same manner as otlher wholesale Regular terms will be given merchants and to this one per cent additional dlsconnl will be allowed on bills It hat are paid to the driver the Hopcwells locatloh is Ideal for the wholesale business sjtnd the build Ing is well with a floor space of square feet Friends familiar Hope wplls ability In the grocery predict fpr him ranch the wholesale grocery bnsl TO ATTEND nnd Fnutlc Moore Agnes Donahue I for to attem the f unreal of Ada Stein a grand daughter of the late and Mri ift last night QUARRELS las llijed to convene in Londoit it 3 s According to the rules of the the ballot box in The Washington Heralds campaign has been locked and sealed and has been placed in the Washing ton National where U will remain until Candidates and their friends are to drop their votes and subscriptions hi sealed box from now on to the The standing of every as it appears includes every every sub scription up to and including Sat urday June The votes as they appear today will remain unchanged from this time on Until tbe final count by the ex cept in caw of corrections of any may WARNING Every candidate is urged to compare his or her totals with the record of The If The Heralds count is not abso lutely according to your figures and notify the campaign manager so that proper corrections can be made before the close of the No corrections will be made after Candidates MCST verify and attest to the correctness of their count STATE FARM HEAD June Ralph superintendent of the Indiana state suffered a frac tured lig yesterday when n heavy tim used in building striking He was treated nt a returned to FortyOne Tunnel Way to Freedom INMATES OF JAIL AT MEMPHIS DIG HOLE IN WALL TO CAIN LIBERTY By the Associated June tyone prisoners tunneled their way from the Shelby county jail last Four were captured during the night and posses were seeking the others The prisoners escaped by digging a hole in n threefoot using pieces of an iron cot ajid a table knife and local hospital and his home on the TWO FIRE ALARMS AND CALL FOR AMBULANCES FOLLOW BLAST ON FREIGHTER By the Associated NEW June per sons were reported injured this aft ernoon by an explosion of undeter mined origin on the British frighter Agremont CasUe at her dock in Two alarms of fire were sounded anil half a dozen ambulances were Seven injured were taken to hos pitals and two persons were believed to be trapped in tbe Stocks Bargains Listed and Every thing Set for City First Community Sales Day Washingtons aggressive merchants who are going out after business by offering a cooperative collection of bargains are expecting large crowds in the city from all corners of Da viess county tomorrow to take advantage of the first commun ity sales day ever held in Stocks have been arranged specials offered for Wednes day only have been set out where they will be convenient cards advertising the specials are being displayed and every detail of the biggest cooperative event put on in Wash ington is being looked after so that no one will have cause for complaint on the day of the Stores will remain open until 9 oclock in 4he evening for the accommodation of the country people who will find it in convenient to come to Washington before their days work is This makes it possible for many living near the city to come in after supper and take advantage of the days Those who have studied the work Ing of the plan In other are not so hopeful of largo crowds for the first sales They say wo or llee Til PLNlTLNlninY the territory covered I U I Llll I LI I I I nil r by the advertising with the fact that a collection of real bargains la being offered Others are confident that with fair Mainstreet will be well filled with shoppers eagefto yet some of the many specials that are being offered for tomorrow Worthwhile savings are of fered on many kinds of articles rang Jnj from mens suits down toJce cream Any person who buys one ot NEGRO SENTENCED JOHN OF WHEATLAND PLEADS Gl ILTY TO SERIOUS CHARGE HIS IN NOVEMBER June Hand cuffed to a white facing a charge of stealing John was taken into circuit court Monday morning by Sheriff Chambers to be arraigned by Prosecuting At torney Floyd Young on a charge of making assault and battery with Intent to mistreat Mary an aged widow of He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to serve five to twentyone years in the state peni of stealing four chickens and four shoulders of meat but confessed to the assault on Watjen when ques tioned by Prosecutor Cons table Joe Todd and Jailer Mart He also pleaded guilty to every article offered on this day will save considerably more than It is Savings range from two cents a pound on nails and similar articles up to on mens suits and on A wide variety ot articles may be had at special prices on this day practically every class of business in the city being In cluded in the 90 dealers who are co operating to make the event They have entered into fin agreement to put on sales of this character onco a mouth for a full It Is pre dicted that when the year Is up the sales will have been found such a good thing for the communiy that they will be This has been the experience In other cities where the scheme has Iteen tried and found the theft charge but was not Princeton Is the nearest Two other codefendants are to be I example of community arrested The cooperative sales day has been in operation at Princeton for six years nnrt ill n great Fnurpnco advertising sheets have been placed in practically every In Daviess county and the Important TWO MEN ON TRIAL FOR MCRDER AT BOONVILLE June promises to be one of the most senj npnr the of the sational as well an bitterly contested jjjycrs expected from every om trials ever held in Warrick county was started yesterday when Thouins 23 years and Iert Stan were iirrulgnod before Judge Caleb Liudxey in circuit court on charges of first degree The two defendants are With the brutal slaying of Wesley n nonUnion coal who wns taken from n buggy on the munity by this It is feared recent rnlns may prove somewhat of a handicap tn the suc cess of he snlo because they Imvo made certain roads BOY DROWNS IN CREEK FORT June John 2 yearold son of night of April this by two men was drowned today and beaten to death by one of the Q swollen creek npar men while the oilier held Ros qnild Its tTvln brother had n helpless witness to the from nome wunP mother Ing of her it la was the result of 111 feel Ing growing out of Rogers refusing to join the miners BOTH FOURS OF WHITE RIVER REPORTED NORMAL Both forks of White river were fall Ing despite the heavy fall of rain within the last twentyfour The east fork of the streiam came up but itwas falling The sand bars in the west fork near llaysville were stiU Washington was visited a rain Tail within the last twentyfour hours hat measured Inches but this ireclpltatlon Judging from the stage the river was not Indicating hat there U no Immediate of i June was Children recovered the body a halfmile down BALTIMORE AND OHIO IS FIGHTING PETITION By he Associated June including the Baltimore and today opposed at a hear ing before tbe railroad labor board the petition of the United Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees and Railway Shop Workers for revision overtime The empIoTere ashed time and a half for the ninth and tenth hours and on Sundays and 0 with straight time In stead of halftime payments for
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