Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - February 3, 1929, Florence, South Carolina FLORENCE, S. C., SUNDAY MORNING FEBRUARY 3, 1929 Did You Ever Stop To doubt befon your eyes rested on thesi lines you noticed the change in the named plate of the pa- per. It is the "Morning News" that goes to its read- ers today instead of the "Morning News Review." has been some vears since this news- paper outgrew tho weekly .field and became a daily visi- tor in the homes of over people in this great Pee Dee section. As a week- ly news sheet the word "Re- view" was altogether in keeping, but for a daily pa- per carrying the news of the world as received over leasec telegraph and telephoni wires 4 did not seem appro priate- Therefore the chang mlt.h Dtmocratlc group, political eaders were looking to the Lynch- meeting to clear the atmos- phere of doubt. Charles S. Smith, of Newport S'cws, a leader of the anti-Smith in Tidewater. Virginia, said night that he had conferred Mr. Angel] and that the Re- publican party was ready to offer and a "perfect-! !y satisfactory" to the anti-Smith; group. At the same time, A. J. Dun-1 ning, Jr.. of Norfolk, who was alsoj announced that the Lynchburg con-' active In support of Hcover last fall, i ference would probably consider re-] oucstlng the resignation of John J. i Ruckob, chairman of the Democratic1 national committee. Mr. Dunning said he was not speaking for the conference but for himself. At the same he made nubile a telegram he had sent to Mr. Raskob asking if he would re- sign as his "contribution to the re- "nnclllatlon and harmony of the democratic party In the South.' nig t-legram, he said, was sent on his own Initiative. MYSTERY IN DEATH OF SCHOOL TEACHER GROWS COMPLICATED Solicitor Of York County Announces Stains On Papers Were Blood ROCK HILL, Feb. Ing on the theory that Mrs. Paye WUson King, Sharon school teacher., may have died at some place othet1 thtlu In the smoke house her body was lound, Solicitor J. Lye Glenn, of York county today waa PRICE FAMOUS NEW YORK THEATERTdijJToFwTi'f rounding up his evidence to present at the coroner's Inquest Monday, f The body was found in a smofc; bouse on January 25 and Indica- tions were that the woman had tak- en poison. Mr. Glenn, announcing today that stains found on school papers an. on a suit of men's underwear" were Dlood, said that many of the fact- ie had gathered Indicated, that the body of the woman, who had been carried only a few montus, ha; 3een placed In the smoke houre af- ter death. Blood etalns were found on the leg of a table In the kitchen of the King home on ft farm neiu Sharon and the fcltchen floor had >een freshly scoured. The scour- ng, however, did not eliminate stnlns on the floor. Mr. Glenn has had the stains an- alyzed and he stated today his re- ports showed them to blood, bu4 wether that of a man or woman th analysis could not say. An autop: was performed on the body to de termlne whether or not acid, whlcl had burned her lips and throat wi thi? primary cause of death. Th autopsy physicians declined today Gtate their conclusions but Indicates that they had found traces of pels' on In her stomach. Mrs. King left the house at noon January 25 for her school whlcl opened at noon, her husband, Rafr King, told officers. King, who Is ill. said that he thought she was ai school until late In the day when h started a search with the aid o neighbors. The body was found In a smoto; house a few yards from the house. There was a wound on the head r.nd scratches on the neck and these were attributed to a fall after the poison waa taken and to the agony caused by the acid. King Is at the home of his par- ents In Bholby, N. C. Efforts to see him met with the statement that he waa 111 and could not be'seen. CAROLINA ALUMNI PLAN LARGE RALLY Salvation Army Issues Statement of pilvntlo'- Army said hist nteht that he Is preat- Iv In need of clothing and shoef1 'or distribution nmon? the needy men. vomen nnd children of the community. 'I have irivnn out lots of wcnrlne apparel. Including shoes, this win- hi? paid, "and my stock ha? been exhausted." Cnpt. Nnnkevllle made an earnest, for donations. The Salvstlor Army Hall will ho open every mnrn- 'ne between 8 and 10 o'clock. Per- sons who have clothing and shors ilonnte may en 11 telephone 10M-J and i representative of the local Salva- tion Army post will cnll for them. Carjt. NankovillR said last nlent that the need for clothing and slioci South Carolina University alumni of Marion, Dillon and Horry couii- tles. will stage a big rally nt the tfaughan Hotel in Mulling Friday night at o'clock, according to B. A. Earlj, .secretary, who Is arranging for the meeting. Among those who will- iitiend from the University will be President Douglas, Coach Laval. Secretary Ear- ly and president George Bell Tim- ing-man of the state alumni associa- tion. Capt. Bill Cooper of the 1028 football team and Capt. Julian Bell of the 1920 varsity, wtll also be present. This is the first rally that has been held across the river and It Is expected that there will be a larga attendance. All University alumni living in Marlon. Dillon nnd Horry counties who expect to be present are requested to write James C. Hooks nt MUllins, 3. C., for reservn- tlons. It Is understood that numbers of alumni from Darlington and Flor-, ence will attend the rally, The meeting Is in line with M'. Early's effort to organize the alumni of the state. A banquet will be ser- ved. HOOVER 10 CONFER! WITH PARTY CHIEFS AT DINNER TODAY1 Col. Lindbergh Will Also Be Guest Of Next President Of U. S. MIAMI. Flu.. 'J Pri-ski mi-elect Ifoovir returned IU p. in. from Lung Key, whtrc, with Mrs. Hoo- vi-r and a party of friends, ho hits spout three ut lite orllc of Ho motor- ed immediately to his imuiffiiral hoim: on Belle Isle, near Miami Beach. TOME LONG KEY. Fla.. l-Yb. 2 Hoover, having flnlsh- d his -secontl fishing uxpedltiou In bin vicinity, prcrjired late totlny to Ive ills intention for Urn next few hiys to aeries of conferences with larty loaders nnd frlleiidH concern- UK appointments and political and cglslntlve mutters. He IHIK Invited to his vnctitlon home oil Belle Isle, Miami Beach, to which returns tonlfjht. Senator Bmoat. if Utah, chalrmiiu of the Semite Committee; Henry W. Andcr- on. of nichniond, Vn.; Mas. A. T lort, Niitloiml Coimnlttccwomnn foi Kentucky; Charles Burn-It. Coluni- On., president of tho rnrmcru" inton, and John Hay.i Hniiiniomi, of famous New theater York theater, has been sold 111" for flG.000.000. The purchaser Frederick -hen bunt tL CONGRESS ACCLAIMS CAPTAIN FRIED FOR HIS RESCUE FEAT 3oth Houses Pause During Work To Applaud Him Wilbur In Praise WASHINGTON. Feb. Ad- mlratloii and appreciation for tlie heroism displayed in the rescue of the crew of Florida from the storm .tossed Atlantic on January 2J vere expressed to Captain George of the America today by both nouses of congress, ihs Navy depart- ment and the shipping board. The senate adopted a resolution endering the "thanks and uppre- latlon of the congress of tlv Unit- ed States" to the officers and crew yie America "for the heroic con- uct shown and noble service ren- in the rescue." The house paused in its work to isten to George R. stobbs. the rep- escntatlvc from Prleci's home dis- rlct of Worcester. Mass., prais-- the feat of the captain. The members applauded warmly when their at- tention was called to the present-- of the captain in the gallery Captain Pried was presented to the senate by President Dawes nmld loud acclamation from the Hour an3 the galleries. The session wns ad- journed five minutes for an oppor- tunity for all senators to meet and shake by the hand. On the house side he was greeted by Representative Tllson of Con- necticut, the Republican floor l.'ad- cH'TSHii; OF THIS 111; 1IAI> AN HNJOVAULi; TIME CHICAOO; Fell. llar- y U'l.incrtj- u'hose tiliu ullli i-rnelty imlay answered Her bill fcr dlvom- with a cross liill In which he enumerated the tilings he ruiilil not (hi. "She mmlil not Id me f-molte. lirlnli. clu-w, su'ear, lo (lie mo- vies, attend till! tlicnlor, piny rnrils Or ltd imydllllp nj man wants to and liesidus she made me re to live with my, inotlier-ln- he complained. said he an ment io live with her mother itmf hlH to his mother-hi-law i'ntecl when he tried It. or .'n- er, wno accompanied him to n seat In the gallery. Lltce Iht senators, the house nicmbrrs late: nad nn opportunity to malic nl acquaintance of Captain frlPd In the speaker's office. The shipping board, under whojr direction the America is met In sp-cial session to pstpnd DO TELL HAN FRANCISCO, Frli. 2 American public waa endowed with n new today by Curl Sanburg, the poet, u-Jio was quoted In the Fran- cisoo as "I shall not Inflict another vol- ume of poetry upon the ceiheail- ed American nubile until 1332 and mnyhe nnl until He arrived here toilny from the Knst. consisted of fourteen cnb. Ins In 1825. BOOKS FOR CITY ELECTION TO CLOSE TUESDAY Miss Catherine Hudglns, chairman Of tho county board of registration, ffl'frt nttentlon Inst nlpht to the frrt that only tvo more dny.T are left in which procure county rrglatrn- ifnn to vote In the com- Ini o'tv election. Tlio books ho noon Mondnv. Pebruarv 4 In the of- Oro tho .ludto of Probate In tho TH'I'V rnnr' lio'iRft (ititl on Mondny, "i-p1! 4 nt the sTmo plncc. in order to vote In tho city election the vot- T must have n county registration iTerilfirato elated nubseqnent to July Thono who wish to procure cortlllCAtoa munt apply In panton. FHOEWELL MESSAGE TO WORLD FROM DOCTOR DREHER COMES TO LIOKT AFTER EXECUTION f. Thcirnns F. lV hV I It was vrtiton hv fvo nf hU rvfrnt'in jontruntott to n. Irrnortcr v.-Hli tvt ft Given (o tho "ftq T cnr, nprl Iv nvor the rndio our Irlnl wns nn. my "Poor Mrs. Ltbouof and I go to doom tomorrow. Two Innocent Tnuls. "T mnv not, have n clunre to snv ii-Vm j nj-j-ttlnt? "VMthor Lo.bouef mr I fPftr "Hep Vnvp made our ronre with nnrt wo will soon hp where sitf nnd are no nt, homo with ns moil no Mrs. and I heartiest expressions of admiration to the captain. The board also presented its guests with a copy of a resolution extolling his deeds which was adopt- ed by national shipping conference here last week. Secretary Wilbur of the Navy dr- partment expressed to Fried ad- miration which he said the navy felt for his exploit. With the secre- tary were his two assistant secre- taries. Theodore Douglas Robinson and Edward P. Warner, nnd the highest ranking officers of the na- vy, including Admiral Charles F. Huchps, chief of Nnval operations and Itenr Admiral R. H. of the bureau of navigation, and Edward M. Campbell, judge advocate general of the navy. Early yesterday morning the Flo- rim donartmcnt responded to nlnrm. It developed, howpvcr, that the burning house was somr cutFirtc of tho ciiy limits the fire cnicka tlie ln- cinerrvtor and tho blaze still appear, "d to be a mile or more nwny th" thn-O VMS H" isn for them to proceed further. FORT BRAGG SOLDIER SHOT. IN LEG HERE BY FLORENCE YOUTH Clarence Hewitt Held For Assault, Battery As Result Of Attack _____________________ i "I don't remember anything about H." said Clnix-nce Hewitt afu-r he been placed In the Florence county JM1 here yesterday nfternoon on charges of assault and baiU'tv inK out of a mysterious slnoliir; which look place on North Street, the victim Thomas. Vsuns. a soldier here im lurlough -torn Camp Bragg. Young was shot through the Iff is a patient at a Florence hos- Acrordlnj; it) tne police Hewitt i i to have removed a piclol from ;i 'Teat market nti Nortli and stepping lo the floor, is to have opened fire on two v'-> he sav across the street. They hap. pencil to be Thomas Young and H M. Bracey. both private soldiers from Cnmp Brags. Young foil as the pis- tol shot cracked. Hewitt Is srsld to have fired only one shot. The wounded sold lei r was rushed to HID hospital. Police officers soon Had Hewitt under arrest. He said that he did not remember anythln! pbout It, did not even know he hurt pistol. He confessed that he had been drinking for two or three days I LINDY READY FOR FIRST MAIL FLIGHT TO LATIN AMERICA Noted 'Flier Explains The Stages Of Aviation In Dinner Speech MIAMI, Feb. 2 o. diaries Lindbergh welcomes the portunity .to fly .again Into Central America, he snld tonight us ho laid his final piiuis to pilot the Innugu- nl Pnii-Amorfcnu airways mall pluoc- .Tom Miami to Pan America: He wll' >nve Miami -n c o'clock Monday Burning lor Hnvnnn, proceeding from through n today by her nucomi hus (Mini. William Sherman Gill. j GUI, .1 foniuT New York m-Mwpaucr- man but now the proprietor of a J lor shop In Hollywood, testified his displayed fits uf tem- per. He said she left him on Octo- ber 24, last. They were married In Angeles June 2R. 10U7. Totu Moore, actor fi'.s' ffi-hi husband. made a capable and efficient official .ind la favorable to many farm lead- With Mr. Anderson the next chief executive is expected to discuss Un- political situation In Virginia, one 3'. the four suites of tne solid Dem- ocratic south vhlch cast Its elec- toral vote for Mr, Hoover, thus turn- Ing Republican for tlie first time since reconstruction days. Mr. Anderson Is one of the lend- ing Republicans of Virginia and not- mly w.ifj a candidate of his party for governor of chat commonwealth, but also has been In tbe running fur tho vice-presidential nomination several occasions. He Is thorough- ly familiar with conditions in his otale and la expected lo bo able to ?lve Mr. Hoover verbal Intormtitlon to the future outlook for the ,3nrty there. Mrs. Hert, wlio aa a vice chairman of the Republican national commit- tee, had cliargo of women's work In he last campaign, has announced .hat she seeks no appointment nl- .hough her name lias been urged or the post of Secretary of the In- trlor. She Is spending the winter Palm Beach and will be a luiich- i guc-it of (he president-elect nnd s. Hoover tomorrov, nlong with Anderson. Senator Smoot mil Tr. H'lnmiond, who ulao la ntnyin t Palrn Bcuch. Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, win in Miami to open tho air mini "rvlcc to Crlstobul. Pannma, Mon- morning, also will be a guest jf the tomorrow. Mr. Hammond, who Is an out- landing engineer, has been an ad- of RepubllCAii president in years goni- by and is known to ufiers or tMbiiicl po-st r.i-cl'.1 .y President Mr. Honv-r -as known him KIUCL- hl-s young dim; -i mjrinocr mid pla-es inut'h confidence in his Judgment. Present plans of the iTC.itdeiu-pIr-ct IP to remain at Bel It- Isle for several Jays before re-sumlny his quest for Florida fi.'-h. iris next expedition nny lie to tlie West Coast of ti-ound Shark River which hntugh the ICvurgiades and oil which >me early tarpcn mny be running. I i _ o (____ u.....u co-workers In religion. The epistle pointed out that the general ilke the writer of the letter, was bid and tired from lire-long service to hu- man Ity. Baron Davidson, It was said, de- scribed the happiness which he was enjoying In retirement and suggest- ed that General Booth also could find Joy and bcaoty and peace If he woold give up his activs work. The family of General Bramwell Booth declined to comment about the letter and so did Baron Davlcl- 111. Neither the agad Reneral nor his family gave any Indication today of what his reply would be to the In- vitation by the coutilllfor him to name n tiny next on which he would appear In person or send a representative to plead his cause. This Invitation was sent by the council to conform to the ruling of the chanojry court which hold that the general must be given oppor- tunity for defense before the coun- cil could valldly nd Indicate him un- fit to continue in office. WILKES BARRE KILLS WIFE, SELF WEATHER SllfTlI C.iltol.INA: eloiiillness iHissilily followed hi t'in late Siiuilay and on Mon- day sloivly rlslni; Mlimi CAKiil.lNA: Inerens- 1m: elnudhiess Sunday.: .Monday ruin 'and slljli't liarnii r. Oecaslonill llfht rain siindny: .Monday rain and TOIIAY'M IUKTI1IUVS Jiiined C. McKynoSds, associate Jlis- u- of the Supreme Court of the mtcd States, horn at Klfcum, Ky. i years toclfiy. -Senator William j. of Geor. Ccduriown, Clii., til yeanj Tarpon Springs Minister, Wife Visiting Florence The Hev. and Mrs. Pulton Pender. oi Springs. Fin. nro spending several dnys In the city at the home or Mr. and Mrs. Rorer Pen- Mi derBnis9 on South Colt street. Thev Miss Ado- trll, ,0 mohlle. Mr. PcnderKrns.s is pastor of i Presbytcrlnn church nt Tarpon Springs. He has been 111 and lias come home not only to rertipcr- r.te but to visit Ills mother who has I et-n 111 for several months. League of Nations has a mem- bership comprising fifty-four n-un- H 0 G HAS" BOsnfMTKEEPING !MCE WITH WHIM OF CLOUDS IN DIXIE MONTGOMERY, Ala., Feb. 2 -William Creter, believed to be of Wilkos Barrc. Pa., shot nnd killed his wife at a local hotel this afternoon then fired a bullet through his own oi-iiin. Both died Instantly. The had been married only two wei'kb, police said. Tho tihoutlriK took place In a room of Hit; hotel occupied by the man nnd woman imd an 11 year old son Mrs. Creter, Jack Myatt. Mrs. Creter. apparently vita shot as she Bought, to leave the rocm, falling near the Creter was found slumped across a bed. The boy told police that Ills mo- ther had been mnrr'ed three times nnd that hid .step father had been out of work recently nnd had jjln- ed them here today. The youth was In a hallway just outside the rcom when the shots were fired, he s'lld. Creter was said to have been in Birmingham recently seeking em- ployment. Guests at the hotel rsiiid (he shoot- iK folloveci an arijunient between the couple that urcse wlirn Mrs Cretf-r refused to allow Creter to nccomrjiny her up town. She was shot once thriuiyii the heart. Core nor Dlffi-j returned a of murder mul s-Iclde. HASfiBONK MEDITATIONS By r. Mhy nrul Mnn Rdwo t.hln-r I- T nnn v-i itrn niu) nothing twor nf it, "Vff. I-olVftiif (inrl I hnvo ho M (ho Mftuqlttpr HVO -lioop. P a. year and (i half hni-fl bwn continiiwl on 3 'Says Profit On Sow Totals 200 Per Cent (HIOTON, ,S. linll. a rnnnor, lur niudi. per TOH prn. nt nnn one MIW, After tir hoimlit animal It furrowed n malur- i-il, on.I Mil.....nc of ns well us i IK- sow. I'rom the I'rnwmls lie purelinsvil lir, roller Ili> f.vprrls to mnkp n third ni nillch on each of (Ho "n the Arlslnul sow. poincare Still Says j For Women" j PARIS, peb. for women. The hostile attitude of hia cnl- in the uHra-comcrvatlv> :ennt> does not Influence him, Hn recently hafi re-stated hK -If-w.s in 11 letter replying to one 'mm Miidnmn Ln Vert ChoLnrd. pr--- i-r the National Union for Wotnen'i Votes The I'rcmlor writes: "1 have the inii'n- u> inform yc-u that r have not "hatur d my opinion mid that I wilt xiniiniip to do thai which Is within ny jMu-.-fr in f.ivor woman milfrnRe.' A'H.ANTA. _.All pround hnvo made hu nun. il roiuul of prognostication In the Klpcwhprr In Dlxlr tho wary old innmmnl would have I In and out of his hole more like nr.Trlf thfin n s'lf-rcspprtln TO (SIT To WHAM I i-t 'POM TOP COME Lou (3 EM MEK ME GIT Up EN AAOVS.' It eost the, government over to iMiforro prohibition sine'" loin. Jincl charter'il a ln.st to uum i Mirotivh 11 .shadmv-Hpcrkl'N'l Dixie, ml'iht have nnuif: Ills fon-iMNt for'thr :jcxt weck.s i At AsheviMi- itnu i.oiiisvtllo whcr low lempt-ritLurfs in ;iii.l di-- respect ivelv piwaileil, the ho; would boi'ii chii.scd In by the enltl time to link fnr his slndow. Tn Atl.inin he wniilt! !iavo .vcn hi f'thtc i foliover nnd v nt de-p sliailct'.vs him tin I'XriiM- [o oil! and I'lW AjirllH: nvjvv. At Miii, ihf old mnkcr would hiuft fnrounlernd a of sleet and rain. j fixmnd hoe. all iwiniM! Dlxtc had j here. none there a.s the i whim of the rlomis wftinn it I The South probably will ije i cloudy, with ruin and MeM. in pras- for thf, piedmont nuntn- I iirras tomorrow although mnd- n tins temperanires ore In the ofr- Inc In the rtb.icnro of stwerj distur- hatiTs over tl'o northwrst. Today's minimum for Nashville wa.s 20 AthitM M-n'nlllH. 3R. 2Hi "tn pnsltlon over all the minor hnif of the smith. Onlf nnd Aldnntlr staten. evon Mlvl5ulppi with her Merit rntn f.ircd better. ChnrlcKton nnrt Mobil.' hid minimum temperatures rend- tnrrfl of 34, ptnaAcolii and Jnokwn- viiio, 38. Nnw Orleans. 40, Tamn.i 44. Miami, 52. lnc
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.