Middlesboro Daily News, June 27, 1924

Middlesboro Daily News

June 27, 1924

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Middlesboro Daily News (Newspaper) - June 27, 1924, Middlesboro, Kentucky Single Copies, 5 Middlesboro, Kentucky, Friday DISAVOW K. K. K. Open Fight Overissue In Platform h forecast Aside From Klan Row Today Almost Fea- tureless. TEN NOMINEES NOW Seconding Speeches Made, More and League Still Unde- cided. Press.- MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, .York, June oir feeUn'r on the Ku Klux Klan ques- so strong at the demo- cratic national convenlion today that Candidate of Party In Again Placed Before Democrats. Associated Press. NEW c'YORK, June THAW BUYS VA. ESTATE _ I Telia Time Growing Fruit By Associated Press. WINCHESTER, Va., June 27. K. Thaw made the first payment on an estate near here intends to retire and devote him- self to'fruit 'growing, he told a friends today. McAdoo campaign managers took measures to openly disavow before the any sympathy on the part of McAdoo for religious intoler- ances. As a result, the tedious suc- cession of nominating speeches was broken by a demonstration of Mc- Adoo people to convince the remaind- er of the convention that the issue of religious intolerance would not suc- cessfully be raised against their can- didate. ;The challenge was taken up by Smith delegates. Mrs. Carroll Miller of Pittsburgh, taking the platform to 'second the nomination of the New York governor, devoted most of her speech to a plea against discrimina- tion against'her candidate because of his religion. the rumpus over1 Klan Jscues, the day's-succession of nomi- natlng and secondmg speeches was nl- featurely, while a flood of ora- tory flowed through the 'afternoon. Leaders agreed to hold a night session to debate and adopt a party platform. An open fight on the convention floor over the Klan issue was forecast by platform .builders, after having spent three more" hours in an effort to come on the subject and with regard to the League of Nations. Minority reports on both of these sub- jects. wlU be presented by the sub- committee to the main committee later in the day. Except for these two planks the democratic platform is complete. By 'Associated -Press. NEW YORK, June ten candidates already, placed in nomina- .tlon, the democratic national conven- tion assembled today for its fourth session to hear more nominations and to clear away preliminaries to the big fight ahe'aoV' The order of busi- ness called for consideration of .the platform as 'soon.as the nominating speeches were .finished, but McAdoo forces were pressing for a ,start.un balloting before :the. platform comes In. Combined forces opposed to the McAdoo movement declared that Mc- Adoo managers'wanted to let their delegates get started balloting be- fore they were obliged to, take a posi- tion on Uie issue.in :Sheplatform flight There evidences' that TO START SURVEY' OF FONDE ROAD Davidson Bets Contract From State For Work Short Cut to Tennessee. A contract to survey the Fonde read for the state has been received by C P. Davidson, local engineer, amt he "intends to start work on it right away. No' complete. survey of .this route has ever been made. The road under question, voted in the last'legislature to be a state-aid rofcd, will be financed by the state and county. It leaves the Pineville pike near the Binghamtown school, follows the old Belt Line to the Stony Font road and takes this course by the mines in that hollow, through Fonde to the state line. Completion of this road is believed possible within two years, or a little more. It wjll be one of the" biggest booms possible tolMIddlesboro busi- ness, bringing thousands more pie to this city to shop and invest their money. battle of four years ago., It was a personal tribute of the unorganized and unguided, conveying the gratitude of democracy for the aggressive spirit of the former governor of Ohio toward stemming the Republican tide of 1920. Ohio led the demon- stration which lasted a quarter of an that former Governor James M Cox, of Onio, 'became a national figure at that'moment In 1820 when only a had tne vision to see, or the courage to "follow, the new new po- litical religion of Woodron Newton.D. Baker, secretary of war In President Wilson's cabinet, today again placed Cox's name In nomination for the 'presidency before the Demo- cratic National convention. heeltatlbn or wavering, he fought the long campaign, debat- ing without appealing to our higher'emotions, battling back the tide of Ills, out of the.chaos of the'world, finally Included us with :ne peoples of" as the children of if. Baker told the that campaign, his dedication to the cause has remained Mr. Baker said.- "He has devoted the Intervening years to serious study In the old world and this. He has sought for those reasons, historic, traditional, permanent or temporary, which brought about our act of discourage- ment at the moment of our might With pen and voice, with growing power of enthusiasm and of knowledge, he has, as a private citizen, sought to Inspire us to better and higher think- ing, and juster and more enduring pol- icies. Thus Ohio feels that her son, END STREET IS PUT OFF AGAIN Evans Asks For, More Time to Inspect Work TO Property Owners Through At- torney Make Two Propo- sitions to Contrac- tors'. Senator's Record Kor Economy Slresaed-Called Man of Action. J, By Associated Press. NEW YORK, June ah ad- dress of 239 words, twentyrseven words shorter than Lincoln's Gettys- burg address, Fred Van Nuys of In- dianapolis placed Samuel M. Rjjlston in nomination for the Presidency. Van Nuys emphasized Rolston's ility as a vote-getter and his record economy while Governor, of Irt-, ana, particularly. Had he been la Father Accuses Woman once only he favorite, ban become the nation's favorite. past Is safe with Washington, Lincoln and Wilson. .The clialKjnfje lies In the immediate fu- ture. Otir task.-IS'to'warch out the opportunity, utate the cause.and choose a leader. leader must fit the Those who had hoped to see the final act of the drama in which West End property owners and city com- missioners are taking part this morn- mi; were doomed to disappointment On motion of. Comnflssiohcr J. .E. Evans, the matter of accepting or re- iagfing the street work was deferred until "the regular meeting Monday morning. Commissioner Evans stated that he had not had an opportunity to in- spect the work and desired more time. Commfssioner C. E. Cooke and Mayor J. H. Keeney, it have inspect- ed it since the adjournment of the meeting yesterday. William Lowe, attorney for the property with the com- mission two propositions which his clients have the considera- tion of the city. The first of these s that the1 city employ a competent disinterested construction Engineer to examine the places which the prop- erty owners will point out. If such an engineer states that the work has won done according to specifications they agree to abide by his decision. the convention decks for was clearing the Rows of chairs oc- cvpled by favored ones on the speak- ers' platform have been cleared away and the space U to be used for long tables for tally and adding Rain began to fall as the assemb- Mnr hear approached and.delegates ,eame trooping in, many In a dampen- ed eondfaon. Brain drops soon trick- led thrafeh roof, spraying the v (fcdteoee eo the floor, as the Madison SquarrOardw roof is somewhat like the histerirroof ef the An hour after time ealllaf the0 Invention to order were sttll i while the band hour. More seconding speeces for McAdoo nnd Smith followed, then Governor Charles Bryan of Nebraska was nomi- nated; When the nomination speech- es are concluded the combined forces opposing McAdoo will attempt to adjourn the'convention until tomor- leaders agreed.In conference. A rcll call decision is anticipated. Tribute to the name of Bryan wound in with delegates singing "Onward Christian after which the chairman banged for order and New Hampshire nominated Governor Fred Brown, Its first candidate In seventy- ty-two years. When New Jersey was called, Governor siller's name was placed before the convention. During the demonstration which fol- lowed, Chairman Walsh turned the gavel over to Alben'Barkley of Ken- tucky and hurriedly departed to a nearby cafe. Professional demonstra- tors joined the Sllier parade. O'Connor of North Carolina fololwed with- a for Mora seconding speeches for McAdoo a speech condemning the Klan.' It was a point the Callfornlau's were glad-to have made before the convention. A brief demonstration followed. Associated Press. NEW YORK, June Kn Klox Klan and-the League.of Nations-re- mained today, the only stumbling blocks hindering agreement among.de- mocratlc paltform'lmllders. The com- mittee polled until nearly o'clock this morning nntil finally It adjourned to reassemble at this afternoon. Thirty-five oriawre planks were agreed upon. Tae republicans were assailed for Inefficiency and corrup- tion, specific reference being made to the Teapot DOM, Danfaertr and the Veterans Bareau, Co-oaentlve market- ing aseodattoas wewiarefed tor re- lief et aatleultore. Otter ptaks fa- rored wen ndvetlei of transportation "Nationalistic aspirations have been nursed os promising possHile relief from Intolerable hardships or as the only safe defeW against aggression. European cynics and reactionaries have as they have for cen- turies conjured, with the fears and miseries of peoples nnd counselled that Imperative armed readiness which all history touches as apt to be provoca- tive of the very disaster which It. pre- tends to avert. "On the other hand, even In such n world, the first great experiment In International co-operation has been making and succeeding. The League nt Geneva has gathered to it the great Ilierals of the old world. It has yield- ed nothing to force, It has defied skep- ticism and dared to believe, as liberals always will believe, in the power of good-will. H has fought'disease .aiid vice, lifted Austria and Hungary back Into the possibility of orderly national life, repatriated the war prisoners, es- tablished a World Court, prevented four wars and stopped one, set on foot the only promising plan of disarma- ment yet devised, nnd never moved single soldier. these two sets ot forces the conflict Is on. There" the battle rests now. Throughout the world forc- es of militarism and Imperialism are arrayed against the forces of liberal- ism. The second proposition js.that tlu city select'a compe'teni'enBlneef.'tli property owners select one and the; jointly choose one and that the three engineers inspect the street undo conditions above named. Between and Is in volved in the work nnd must be pai within thirty days if the city accept the streets. Property owners predic that the city will not it in fac of the proofs of inferior work whic tliey have presented. Asked what he would do for h clients in case the city accepts th wcrk over the" protests of'those wh must pay for it, Mr. Lowe similingl stated that "we will not cross an bridges until we get to them." H adried that he was confident the com mission would defer acceptance unti the conditions complained of had bee remedied. Within -the next four years one or the other of these philosophies will we are probably de- iermlnlhg here today." WALTER HAGEN IS VICTOR IN ENGLAND American Professional Wins British Open Golf Champion- ship. Associated HOLTOKB .Bag., Hagen, star American professional esident of recent months. Van Nuvs id, he would not have been "stoical d but would have been an of action. The speecli follows: i 'On behalf of the united and loyal emocracy of Indiana, 1 desire to jce in nomination for the Presi- r.cy the name of a man who th available and dependable in this ur of necessity. "In 1912 he was elected. Governor Indiana by a plurality of .approxi- ately In 1920 President arding carried the State by the last election this man once ore changed the political coinpicx- of the Hoosier. State and was cctcd United States Senator by 00. '.'As Governor of Indiana he made n unparalleled record for economy nd efficiency. He left over f> Who Threatened "Scabs' By Associated Press. UNION-TOWN, Penn., June 27. before an' alderman-Q Mrs. George Creek told neighbors that "all scabs' ohil- dren ovght to be Charles Patta today-caused the woman's arrest, alleging that she poisoned his son because Pat- -ta worked in a coal mine during a recent strike. The child died while being rushed to a hospital, after drinking. from a bottle found in Patta's yard. Mrs. Creek obtained the bottle and smashed it after the child be- came ill, Pata charged. H NEXT TOURNAMENT MARSHALL AND TACHAU LEADING IN SEMI-FINALS Golfers Showing Strain of Long, Steady Playing. FINISH TOMORROW Professionals Entered In Open Championship Play Create Feature Attraction for Today. Executive Board to Handle Championship Is Named. State Directors of tlie Kentucky Stale Golf Association at their annual meet- ing today awarded next year's tourn- ament to the Audubon Country Club of Louisville. Only one ballot was tnken, Louisville receiving seven of the twelve votes. In accordance with the custom of the Association, 00' in the State treasury, and thej f h nf .lnl.t tlia Arct tale out of debt for the first time i eighty-two years. "As United States Senator, he has huwn himself possessed of race poise nd purpose. Had he been President f the United States during the long rying months just passed, he would ot have remained stoical and silent. le would not have broadcast silence o an outraged nod expectant people; ut would have- led them with' n yr.amic and not a static spirit of mericanism. Wo know this man rom Indiana. We need him at the lead of the nation's affairs today. Hi a rugged American of the Middle West, intrepidly honest, and of sea- ioned fearlessness. "On behalf of the nation, which mngs expectantly upon the results of this convention, we present name of Samuel M. Ralston of In- liana for the Presidency." G. Lee Audubon Club, was elected president Redmon, Country of the state body. Three clubs were in the race for the tournament, Audubon, the Hlghlaiul Country Club, of Fort Thomas and the Bluegrass Country Club, of Cave City. It was mutually understood that the Fort Thomas clubVould be awarded the 1926 tour- Because the directors felt the' nee of an executive committee to handle the state championships in the future It was decided to appoint a group am to invest the cbmmittccmen with fu! authority to manage the title event for the next two years. The plan ia a new one and wjll be given n borough trial ,to determine its foasi Proposed Phone Merger Not Effective Here The merger of telephone systems la, Kentucky will not affect Middlesboro, Pliievllle or Harlan, ac- cording to Guy Glover, local manager of the Cumberland Telephone and Tel' egraph company. Only those towns which both the Ijonlsvllle Home Telephone company and Cumherlaui service will lie he .says. While there was some discussion a few weeks ago relative to a .merger of telephones in this section, these plans seem to have been permanently aban- doned." The fjJ-State company re- pin 119 for an.eiten- nt in service Uillty., Members of the Executive Commit tci: were named as follows: Frank A Ilucnunan, Jr., Highland Country Club, Fort Thomas; D. L. Pcndleton Winchester; H. M. Ferris, Louisvill' Country Club, and F. P. Scales, dlesboro. cehtly at slon'and and at wort the British; open golf champion-jno V ship here today. Louisville Live Stock. towns and evidently .haV Claiborne Men Taken By Federal Officers men were arrested near Harro gate this week dy federal prohlbltloi agents, according to reports. The nam es of the men arc given as Robert Whltoker, W. J. Andes, Roy Williams Kred Whltaker, Henry Hamlet nn James Moore. Sheriff A. J. Greer, o Clalbome county, assisted the.federa agents In the raid. It Is said that a secret service ma bought two quarts of liquor from Rol ert Whltaker some time ago and t have made arrangement sfor 150 gal Ions at wholesale price. The inert wl have a hearing on he charges soon. 85: Knows No One _________________ '____ 1200, mostly June was treated By Associated Press. Cattle, 200. Shooting Was .Trouble, Not Marauder That the shooting of Mrs. Smith ai her in Slagtown was tlie re- sult of family trouble and nit marauder is the belief expressed the polite department today. "We have traced down every clue' and fln3 no evidence Indicating that .the chmV was the werk of a Chief H. E, Ml declared. afteUtten ef the railroad lilw board, the tariff .pub- FAIL TO INDICT FRANK TINNET t of Assault Brought By a IWties Chorus Girl _.. to Om leadenWp of the tM BjMBi ri sheep, 2500, steady, great clerday to the spectacle of a'mod- good Van Winkle returning to the j'''" "esSf of his birth but fin'ling no A Mrtf'' Timothv 4SetsTvnns BorntoBe' t A.tweei Wheejegf fof was able Gilet the dividefhere, afteijthe, death of his parents panied by n a cholera epidemic, he was taken who adopted him at. the _..... yhysic- 's.BragdfatAer 'of the same name. TOIIC, MM 1 Jaty report the road In condition aad that they Bade the ,trlp with neme 01 sewag? be in Hi slept hla met his head, and sajd.he'i rest well wlthevl It. dlffkulty. t ii i Kraut. was himself IB, ;