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   Laurel Daily Argus, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1912, Laurel, Mississippi                               VtO-'.''-'1.' 'v 7 I ASSOCIATED PRESS DESPATCHES Wll LAUREL. MISS.. JWNE FIVE CENTS A COPt of Republican Convention i e .f 'o- ii iW 5'' i f> -j 1 s -Jj. nel Roosevat'fl, .'Jt0tf of renounced in favor of would vote for BOLTS Chicane, June p. m.--Colo- ael Roosevelt, this afternocji t the delegates from Oklaho- ma, IHiitols, New Jersey and in and a ftoal- ly forced him retire to the Illi- nois headquArters where a family conference was Held. the in Colh- Matthews tba1 at Taft, ALL ARRANGEMENTS MADE FOR MOST SENSATIONAL IN HISTORY. Taft Contingent SMI1 Confident, But Roosevelt Storm is Gaining Mo- mentum and May Sweep Conven- tion Like Tidal Wave. Associated Chicago, -III.; June the .-opening'.of-the Republican nationa convention less thart twenty-four hours off, the Taft and Roosevelt leaders are playing their last card? I in the most strenuous and sensa- tional tight ever made for a presi- dential nomination. Thai the Roosevelt leaders intend to precipitate a tight by demanding Mbe roll call of only those delegate? whose credentials are undebated is eertaiB. This' will be the first ques- tion presented before the conven- tion. Dpon the 'objection, Taft faction wilt immediately in- terpose, the Roosevelt floor leader will then move the substitution of the temporary roil prepared the fgub-roll committee, .'including the delegates claimed by, Rooseveit. Should this motion carry, it would would give the Roosevelt forces the upper hand in the organization of the convention. Chairman Rosewater conferred with. Etf-President Roosevelt late last night on this subject, but it i; understood that he refused to an- nounce whether, or not he would recognize the motion -or await ihe report of the .committee on cre- dentials. The Rooseveh leaders are ngf. willing to allow the credentials coin- by Chairman Rose- water, to pass'upon the seating ot the delegates. If they fari (o secure the adoption of the motion to per- mit the delegates claimed by Roose- velt to participate .in the organiza- tion of the it is stated positively that the Roosevelt lead- ers '.'are prepared to force the issue holding a l convention of their own in the same hall and nomminat- mg The Taft leaders are fully aware of the desperate program which the Roosevelt faltion' will endeavor to carry into effect, and, no stone will be _ lef t! in the effort block the pr'ofoefedingfe. BORAH PRESIDE OVER THE CHICAGO was morning; tliat MISCREANT CUT WIRES FOR A OF UALF MUJE Chicago, June ly tis -Thousand Feet of Highest Class Motion Pictures Made. Every picture licensed and passed by 'the United States Board of Cen- sdrship. The beautiful Classic. The Turkish A society dra- With the of the SMSCIAX-WJJd Horse John, Ex- pert Roper. PRICES -f Benches, 5c Chi its, First show at stw-p. of program nightly. Senator Borah had been definitely selected as the choice of tbJ? floose- velt 1'orces for temporary chairman in place of Governor Hadley, of Missouri, who has been chosen floor leader at the suggestion of Colonel Roosevelt. COlonel llooseveli has arranged reception for this afternoon, when it is expected that he will person- ally meet and shake hands with all of -the delegates to the convention. Platforms are Ready. Chicago; June The Taft and Roosevelt platforms are both .ready for submission to the convention. James A. (Jartield ,saM that the Roosevelt platform would be pro- gressive .throughout, with, a plank leaving the question of recall to the several 'states. 'J Looks Like a Bolt. Chicago, June. Oklahoma delegation, recognizing the possibil- ity of a bolt in the conveniiOfir feated itt a caucus of the from that state a resolution to bwid the delegates to support the nonu- ness of the convention for e ttKe r president or vice president by a vot of 18 to 2. ;p Congress Takes Washington, June 17. Because of the fact that members" were too much interested in the bulletins from Chicago to transact business. Congress today until Thursday. Too Busy for Washington, June of- attending the Philadelphia -Wash- ington baseball game tomorrow, as previously arranged, Presidouf Taft today decided to remain in his of- fice arid receive reports i'runi Chicago convention. Arraagoinents have made to receive details of move made in the conven- tion hall ovr special wires jr "the White House. ROOSEVELT TO DISCUSS OF ,THK COMMITTEE Astodattd CtHCago. June veit is expected to discuss the work of the National committee and to further outline- the policy of his campaign in his speech at the mass Yesterday Mr.-.Will Davis, ot Summerland, was in Laurel, en- deavoring io secure blood to track miereant who executea 'upon Mr. Tom Moore in a peculiar manner. Suuday morning Mr. Moore 'dis- covered that 'nis" fence for over a quarter of a mile had beeji destroy- ed, wire clippers having been used to cut each pan'el out on the side of each post. Tracks were found, and it was believed that if blood hounds could "be secured they woula discover the person who was re- sponsible for the outrage, Mr. Moore lives at Summerland, which is ofte of the quietest and most law-abiding communities in the county, and knew no reason wh one should wreak vengeance upoi him in such an unusual way. Assoditrd frttf Washington, June 17.- -Admiral Usher today cabled from Quanta- namo a confirmation of report that Genera] Eslonez and Lacoste were killed m battle. Both Were .prominent commanders in, tbfe insurgent army and offlcers-of the believe that the loss pfihese offtoers means a speedy termination of the insurrection. Would Hang Peacemakers. Santiago, JtitR Antoma- chi, ttie insurgent leader 'in charge of the forces in this vicinity, to- day issued a proclamation announc- ing that he would hang any map who approached him with a sug- gestion tnat he should surrender. 156 Rebels Surrender. Santiago, June Fran- cis Valiente reports that 150 rebels have surrendered in the jurisdic- tion of Oriente province. Th'e in- surgents are said lo be wholly dis- couraged, and it is the belief that the general revolt will be quelled within a few days. GEORGIA DELEGATES INJURED IN WRECK BUT NEW YORK DEMOCRATS .ARE. GETTING- BUSY IN BEHALF. 'Associated Press iS'ew York, June Several of- ficers of the Democratic slate asso- left for Ball i more this morn- ing lo urge nomination of May or Gaynor for president. Thfy desire to meet and confer with (he unin- delegates as I hoy arrive and to pledge some of (he mslruciot d.'k'jiitles lo (Saynor a? second II is frankly admitiiMi that aHivity of i he association is un- authorized b.y Mayor meeting tonight, only speaker. He will be the Hughes Talk Iqncreases. Chicago, June of the nomination of Justiee Chas. E, Hughes as a compromise candidate is heard on all sides here de- spite the fact that he is In no sense a candidate for the.plafce. The champions or LaFoilette'and Cum- minns believe that Roosevelt OPPOSES PLAN TO OUST MAJOR GENERAL WOOD AS CHIEF; OF STAFF, Astociated Washington, June Taft today vetoed the army appro- priation bill and sent a message to congress indicating his 'disapproval of'4he legislative would oust Major- from his office as on March -i next. provision that Oenei'a! Wood chief of staff M New Crop lust Received May ttiade a haul at two.places in San> dersviHe gafnrday nifht. The room Of Mr. K. E. Perkins, the was entered and Mr. Perkins panta- loons, in which he had .taken from the room.. The money from them, and they thrown on roof of ihft gallery. At the home of Mr, Williams about was ftocured. A week or two ago store of Harden Brothers was Press Chicago, June train bear- ing the Georgia delegation to the Republican convention was wrecked just outside of the union-station this city-this morning and several members of the party were injured, not seriously, but so badly that the Georgia caucus was postponed until this afternoon. NEGROES WdiEVELT'SHOPE i elect the temporary chairman of the' convention by a majority larger than 'forty-two. Southern will switch tho nomination from Taft to RoKoveU. CLEANING A SHOTGUN WHEN WEAPON WAS ACCIDENT- DISCHARGED. Brother or the Late Mayor Noble and a Highly Citizen, Whose Death Will Be Mourned By Large Circle of. Friends, Associated Chicago, June Governor Had-' ley, of -Missouri, floor leader for the Rosevelt forces, said this afternoon that, the Roosevelt supporters would TAFT'LEADERS READY FOR ROOSEVELT'S COUP Daily Argus Special. Chicago, June leaders, following a conference held here i Jus morning, declared they ready for any parliamentary coup the leaders migh! at- tempt. They denied charging with HoosevoH last inglii, 10 try lo effect a compromise, adding flial with Hosew.'tfe.r in -the chair they douhly fortified. Harry Saps ffis Brother is Certain to Win Out Associated Chicago, June Tuft, of Cincinnati, brother of tlm presi- dent arrived here this morning and is a lignre tin: delegates. He says the Taft farniiy isn't the least bit worried, and that Bill will pull through nl right. UIPEITER Mr. (Carpenter, who was recently lined under a charge of selling a quart of beer, requests us to slate that he made no promise to leave the city, nor was any upon the part of anyone that he do so. The Ar- gus makes ihis correction in justice to Mr. Carpenter. Tn conversation he had that he might be- auiw of business reasons move jhewhere, but such >tatemcnt wss not'made in mitigation of sen- tence. Alarriayc McftM'tf. The following licenses have IHMMI issued by Circuit Clerk Bush: .June T. DuP-Wi to Miss Mat tie Stone. June io -Kugi-iH1 lo Misa Afattic Poison: married by H. A. Thigpen on .June 10. Juru; Pnge It) Miss .Martha Pitts. Juno X. to .Vfisjh IFriihe Will i lord. June E. .lottos to "iV'sss Ma- mie. B. Evans. The next act will open at Balti- more. Jlub-My-TJsm win cure yoii. Perth Aniboy, N. t, June The expectaiion that (he strike would be settled today was not The of the her Asphalt Company and American eitinf and Refining Company re- fused to compromise on the offer of wages made. for BIJOU THEATRE ATINEE KVKHV DA Y.j Imfer, adl Spotlight! apd Character Singing by Mr. C. Popular Sorigt and Ballads Three Rsels of Pictures Changed Daily Adraiwion 5c and lOc While cleaning a single-barrelled shotgun, in the little store he con- ducted OB Thirteez2ib street, ii? this afternoon, at 1 o'clock, Nathan R, Noble accidentally dis- charged the contests of the gun in his left eye, killing himself in- stantly. The store la on Ihe corner, di- rectly in front of the mill. The business has been conducted'by Mr. jN.o'b'le and his sister, Mrs. May, a widow, under the firm name of May Noble. Mr. Noble resided with his sister, in a cottage ad- joining the store. Directly across the street is ihe office of Dr. Cook, in which Dr. Chapman was sitting at the time of the accident. Tho store room in -which, the. a-c- dent occurred is a small a partition, cutting off a rear z-fcpm, about six feet wide, with a door in the center of the building. In the corner towards the mill, a box cov- red wiih bagging, which hung loosely down to the with a hole six inches square torn ifilo the corner of it. r'< .Mr. .Fa'ir.ciuld, Mr. NoWe's hrother- in-law, WHS sitting in a chair in ihe front door of the building-, when he heard a. muffled, report like the bursting of a soda bottle. Dr. Chapman across Um street, and Dr. Crook, on the gallery of Mrs. May's house adjoining, heard die report, but did not think it anyUunfer but a bottle being' openod until- crUlvul by 'Mr.. Fairx'hild. Dr. Chapimiirawi Dr. ilK' liltic. rcitr I-HOJU, 'Mr, Nobles' body was id a In.'ap, and lite floor covcivd with 'blood. A foot m Ifjc Jn bagging, was lying- at his and a upon )hf of which a cloth tiad clean the gun. The load entered UK'; cya. passing oui and (imbedding HKI shot into ihe ceiling seven-or feel .from the floor.' Mr. Nobles' face Imd blown off and life had-been c-xtinct before even'Mr. He was to and only an hour or two 'before his -death had Jiei-n disciis.sing Iris busiiuiss plans. Sheriir Hill., wast sufurnonoij, an-.1. upon an inspec.fioji "de-" ft was l.u hold an as ff was cjcarly an ac- cident. Mr. was yt-a-rs of MJarj-iwl. aud a member of the .MftUiodjst He leaves a fathor and arid Mrs. R-. two brothers, Messrs Cur- tis Noble, who is in Arizona, and Roy Noble, who is in California. The sisters surviving him are Mrs Mayx Mrs. A. Mm 'jiJira AooJfi, and anotlw'j' whet lives in California, l.sayj-s a wife and Iwa hoys, ;tge.4'8 and'it years oach. death of Albert one of the best-known msioVnls of followed-'go "cloRAly by the tragic death of 'another brother, deepens the sorrow of a ing family, who have (he heat sympathy of the people of communHy. city this Blooms. Wr A. MyrJrlc, a Houte 3 'farmer, in ;ho morning with ton bloomy plucked from hn and Saturday. .Mr. says hft has fwmd Mswnl viJs in his collon, but no wee- vils so far. Hft haft punciured form in a bottle and in awaiting i j KWSPAPER   

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