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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - February 6, 1929, Florence, South Carolina CO VER S JEA STERN SOUTH CAR OLINA VOL. XXXIV 573 Did You Ever Stop To THINK? spirit of Ponce, de Leon must hover' over! the state of Florida for visi- i tors to that land of sunshine j seem to 'drop years off theii age almost over night. While most people laugh while at play, it is a rare sight to see a photograph of Pres- ident Coolidge smiling, whe- ther at work or play- But that balmy Florida sunshine coaxed a broad smile from the chief executive last Fri- day while he was at the Bok bird sanctuary. This photo- graph is worthy of a place among the archives of the nation. It s so unusual. I S. MOKNIN BREAKS CROSS COUNTRY'lECORD' _ Trial Of Former Mission Board Treasurer Ends In Quick Time MAKES Atlanta Baptists Agree T Confession To Save State Big Expense S. Carne.s got off light with a five to seven year sentence for embezzlement from the Home Miss'on Board of the Baptist Church of which he was the trusted treasurer. The board ;n agreeing to accept his plea of guilty and a minimum sen- tence, took precaution to see that he serves the full time tof the minimum sentence. i.Under the agreement, if he seeks a parole prior to that in- aictments against_ 4iim will U pressed'.by the board. will derive considerable advertising from the route map of New York to Florida roads which was published in the auto section of the New York World last Sunday- This map, which occupied a pro- minent space in the auto sec- tion was two wide about nine inches deep and ihe City of Florence was pre-1 minently displayed en the map as the key city of three separate routes from the North to Florida. The map shows not only, the road; comprising the popular D'xic and Shenandoah Tours as laid out by the Automobile Club of America but also ad- vised routes to and in Flor- ida. prlsiiument l" yca''s Im" His plea was accepted on nr-nm mendatlon or board officials who said Games had turned over all his JusUce b- untangling which auditor. THE GROOM IS 79, THE "29" JTBP TBIP TO board's accounts The cutting of a huge stock melon by tho directors of the Standard Oil of Indiana on Monday result- ed in a wild barrage of buy- ing on the New York and .Chicago curb markets yester- Nearly shares cf Standard stock changed hands dur ng the day and stock went up to a high per share while the opening' quotation was at or a rise of a share. On the Chicago curb ic stock soared to 'ich of the buying being at- to the war between Col. Robert W- Stewart and John D. Rockefeller, Jr., for control of the company. No matter which .man wins, it, will be the small man who; will suffer fiom their gigan-! tic gambl ng war for the! Kiiig.-lcm of the oil industry pproprlatlon of ed In the proceedings. Tlic nounced that the oth-s would be dismissed if the 51 year old former layman did not seek a or t parole before the expiration of minimum sentence. Games. wiio hart bren confined to tho county Jail since his arrest lasi September In Winnipeg. Manitoba, ippeared in court In custody of dep- uty sheriffs, accompanies by h's at torneys and younger Robert we mad" no statement and his onlv Participation In the brief formalities uas to sign the indictment. After a hastily enipannci jury ha- i-eturned a formal consent verdict ol guilty, judge virlyn B. Moore pass- ed with ihc statement tha; the sentence seemed "inadequate; but that lie assented In tho so'icit- or-generors "in view of the circumstances nnd tho recommendations of the home mis- sion board, which Is most directly Involved financially." terMrT a chap- limt of a fiction thrlfler. It was as an obscure auditor that carnes first became rtimiated with tne home later, in 1919, niT ac- countant and a business acumen de- scribe as inherent In him since ear- ly youth, won for him the post o treasurer Then he Joined the Capitol Ave- nue Baptist church became chair- man of its finance antl buildinp committees, was invited to member- ship in several clubs and establish- ed a home In the fashionable Druid Hills section. became the head of several private business enter- prises here and generally was regard- ed us a shrewd business man and successful financier. On August 15. last, he mysterious- ly disappeared and 10 days liiti-i- a search was Instituted for him by hi! Continued on page '2 CANNON HANDS OUT ANTI-SMITH VOTERS OF OLD VIRGINIA FLOUENCi: UXI'liKUJXCUS PIKST ISau SNOWFALL riorencc early yesterday niorn- 'njr saw Its first snow tint! sleet this winter. It was nut lunch. II is (rue, but for a shorf'tlmo flakes anil tho ire pellets fell fast .enough, to tnvakcn In llenrto or I lie rhlldren 'liopp Hint ft real snow full was about, to Iinppen. ,U lust as It fell tho "now and the sleet melted and will] K ll.hc hopes of the little folk. Al the same (line the oonr- of Ihe older rofk Alxnit noon tlus snn hrukc the Imvn-inc dmtils, hut lute l-.ivt nil-lit (he sky was dark nirain with clouds that foretold mean weather. HOUSE LIKELY TO KILL DRHUND BILL NiiniiiiKiiv WINS liiifr GHEENSBOiiO. N. u.. Feb. 5 Newbciry, Slimier. S. C.. rut- polntcd Charlie Mangum. Martlns- Va.. in a 10 round bout here tonight in which the North Carolina middleweight championship was veilised at stake. Mangum despite the fact that he carried the fight to Newce.n-y in every round, won but two o: tho rounds and the lu-eision in favor of Nc-vbcrry wf.s a popular one. IH ralshifi that." ills tncoine irunt (In- -fno vvliKc leg- licinis' I.H ahout a nioiilh. JAMES N, TEDDER CALLED BY DEATH LINDBERGH LANDS PLANE AT MANAGUA MAN4OUA. Nlcarmiuu. Feb. S -Colmiel Charles A Lindbergh 10 ilay tied two more Cenlral American cciniirlra Into the rapidly cxtcud- Ini! air mall .service. He landed'his Amphibian piano here at a 45 Eastern Standard Time, alter a v.-hirh becan at BellKe, British Hon duras. were flown in one nnd a Irilf hours and after rcfl.elin. covered i-.early 500 miles. In two di-ys Ihc aviator who tlr-l the timr .mv-in- .if nn travel In countries adjacent'to the Caribbean has put in operation two birds of the nev route from Miami Panama ivhich hereafter Is to have lortiilghtly si.rvlcc. Yvstcrclav he Cuba before scltllii" down fo- nlglu EeilKe. I Nrilher mountains rebels pro. Jifficultles to Lindbergh "3 th overland ,-ortlon of his Lust year some apprclicnrin felt when he flew across north Mcaragua but that section 101 'I'Hct. Despite the Colonel's H 'iris to make the prcsi-nt Journey i.rrly btllalicss affair lie was gn-ct by crowds here fully -.iluni. those v.llich In Belize. he laces an (100 n to Cristobal. Canal Zone Costa Klc.-i. James N. Tciklcr, (i7. yestei- day at o'clock at the Tcilaei nome at 315 West Evans street. He I nad been In bad lor some -hue. The funeral services will lie I ncld at o'clock this afternoon i at the home of rUiberl S Tedder, i, I brother. 101) North Harihe street I anj will be conducted by the W. B The body will i placed at resi Iniineillately after- I ward in Motmtt Cemetery. j Mr. wns never married. Hr was .1 r.oii of ti'.e Istr Mr. 2nd Mrs j W. J Tedder, .pioneer residents of Florence, and after their death con- tinued '.mb his brother. Lawrene: Tedder, lo occupy the old residence i on West Evans street. Until Klor- ence bewail to grow the Trillin1 home was looked upon as a country resi- i II is now m tile ccnler of tile cily Mr T'-dder was a fanner. lie was j of and unassuming (iisposi- lien ap.u was as a fine clti- He is survived by three broth- >IS iUKl si.ster. as follnxvs: I.iw- ri'iicc K Tedder, Holier! s. T.'Jder. 1 [.-rank TeddiT and Mrs E II. Clilld- crs. of Florence. BELFAST, Northern Feb de Valora.. Irish He publican lend-r, lorlay re-entered tli limelifjht. which hnd not played up on his activities In the Irish Pro Slnte- fo- some time, by attemptliv to cross Ihc UIs ter border in con troventlon of ai order of sev.-i years Tonight ha, wn lortged m Bclfas i.u fiswer Ij atte.ajH i court tomorrow III had mtcndoc lo po Illlrai mectir.., nd to open 'liellc n Jtlhiet. Tile ban agalns Ttr- entcr- DB 111K upon Ulster tei.uory' has- slood for .seven yuan without revocation. The last linn thut the leader was ar- lesied was prior to the general oicc- nof llia-l when lie was taken Inn .'listody at Pcny while trying to en ter a Sinn Fein me: ting. During his stormy career in Irish j politics he was sentenced to be siioi lo death in liiiv lor his part In tin j Ulster week Insurrection. The s n- lellce was commuted to serviuid. fJr life but in? was soon after re- i leased under th? general amnesty De Vaiera .spent tile first three year? of ills life in New York City and' hat visited tile UnHea Suites on al occasions in later life. LEON TROEZKYlOW MAN OF MYSTERY IHTKI.rv KlvSICXs COLUMHUS m., Fcl) Paced by Impeorhmi-iu Ti-.-asure- ne-t I) nuckley to inisentM hi., unconaitlona wnntinn to Governor Myers y It wlil be morning, tile gin-i-ruoi aill, wiii-ii someonr- Is placed li-ri- in chai-ge jn-n-Iln-; appnh.t. .K'ii- nf Texas Congressmen Want Ship Calls In State Held WASHINGTON, -1'- A '-l n I. IK! ajiiinareil Lin- sliip- ol Us varlniis t-. pil- t.if n. tin i Mil: luiiii-c -.-cir nnd i' n Ar- I'orLs. i ---rriii-4 !.in: v sniiiiiing lioani ii.l.i ill.-'. i K K should be some very cv il'olt. posllivt from the Conllnnrd on page 8 Kn-jl.ind, 5 Thi- HleamiT Manchester ciimmrr- Iilrli -s.'li-d roi1 llouslon, Texas, 01 nn. Hi lor Bremen anil IlambiiT, j -olllilri: wlf.i .m iinlclcntlri'-i j If Eddyatono llsht In den-, j .on Tbv Mjincheslrr Comniercfi r- "irf-'i WHrched thn vlclnltv hut foutitl nn truer of the other shl and II (i-.irod that it f.'und i-'f'J wllli all hinds. The Manchonlr- ComniciriM us.t not shr prncpodfil on her voyoji- h-iim-.-., Iron, Illrli- I weir im.rni-i! ihc K: pir. i yireet. nt Hitu-ilir l nn wnilihix would be I-ONDON. Pel, Alter I mast a wtck of i.mst.mtlv conflict- j nig rtports. tin. wii.reabont.-i ol I.ecu TrotKky. leader nf ihe' Ri-il Army, still l.s a my.-ctry. I Although rtport.s iiave been re-clv- I 1--.I from ninny thai Trotzkv j was leaving Sovi, l Russia cltlii-r f-jr I or Gcrtmtnv. there npp.'ari-I i great doubt toniaht as to whether he has actually left Itu.sshin lory. j Out' report V.MS. that r Ihc Sovi t vi-iiel Krasny Flotl which wa.s among vi-s.-icl.s j in take in iiie tlhirk (hir- ing a storm -.vlilch i niglng in n.-giiin. Disp.-itclie.s f.....i Cini.sl.iniin.i-il said Turkey wa.s absulul ly !u Mi lark wliftlH-r n, ,11- even whk-ll Id: hi-r bnrtior :.s :ii Turkl.-.li iiiul .Sovie'i ,v in :ux 1 un W.IS tit T wa.s ,'U'n rn While Ihorn In of llii> S :v Of Ills Jifil] -I1M ins :i' AM-i Rn-.l ,1 i Tiirl-i.st.in A ei-n cl-illlli: h.i.. in' I ir .11 MIIS.-.IW. l (M n IIOI.IK of r> in I Mur.sli.il li-vlcp-.l l i -i.s.H ir- nn att.nk 'ol i ,-i 1.1 ill It w-is hi wlilrh bnlk.-il .ill-....i ugn. wa--. riolnr; ll.s M-orl: III! lll.ll 111.-: :ll..i -iKlllmn ,vis Mem. KIM; LONDON. I'cb. ,s Unless u a'l-.ithrr or conilltlon nr Klni; will hi- Irat'i (erred In i-r.r llnilxe at the sen.shore His i-otid Governor Richards Has No Statement To Make Over Ruling COLUMBIA, S. C.. Feb. 5 Two sections of South Carolina's ''Blue Sunday Law" were declared unconstitutional by the Supreme tonight. .rn granting the petition brought; )y Gearge Xcpapas and olhers for an nlunctlon against confiscation of ood.s sold un Ihe Sabbath, the coiirt eld that Sections 714 and 717 of the 0'rlmlnnl Code of 11122 were uncon- stitutional. Three other sections of Mie code relating to Sunday observ. nice were declared valid. Section 714 provides for conflscu- ion of eootls ex roped for sale on tho labhnth. while 717 gives a magistrate IOVXT to levy on such goods for sale. Five against the Inw wore rnlseil by the petitioners, of vlilcii only two were sustained by comt, Tliese were that the pun- ilty of confiscation was dlscrimlna- -ory because It affected the property ;f individual merchants but not of and that it allowed a ii-igistrate vlthout. lury trial to con- 'Iscate for sale goods of a value In of Chief Justice R. C. Watts and As. soclatc Justice John G. Stabler con- opinion wiltteil Associate Jui'tlco Kugeno s Elennp Justice P. Cotiiran conctlireU It; the result, hut based his opinion upon the fact that legal coercion to Sunday observance was an act firlmlnatoiy against religious faiths not holding that day holy. Justice Jesse F. Carter dissented from the .Tcvnlllng opinion. The ciiurt in Its opinion overruled .he contention that the Sunday law vas in violation ol religious freo- .lom. The contention of the plain- ills me law was un. constitutional because It denied the right of Jifry trial wa.s overruled by .he court which belli that tholi'h part 01 Ihc mii'hl ie Invalid it tihl not nullify the mini statute. rplnilil nnvlsloii. The court likewise uplield the revisions ol tlie code ijonallzlng fol -lisilemiMiur pi-raoiis Kuilty ol 'ing at tiielr accustomed tratiou n tin- Sabbath, lvho hy the law are ubjei-t 10 a fine of SI for the of- but enjoined the stale law en "-cement olflcors from carrying on: n-lslnns ,il for C0nfl5ca- .11 ;f scoris cx-o-i.-d to lie sold. Ill answer to the argument of th-! -sntc thn the mlnrir penalty would Ihe law unenfin-cnolile, "csnec- -tillv so since nils court has hole Mist the clolns of several dlffcren: ncls In pursuance of an ordinary bus. incsi calling on Sunday constitutes '.lit oc offense." 1111- supreme uo-.trt Held thai thi, miuM so, but ,ha! the IcglsLuun- "has ol fit to i-hansr- Ihc poiialtv." The court's opinion vumi-d the ot ilia- dltl no. mlml; eiunl r.i.ifiso.Hc s-.Jtfl on none o: nrdin.iniv.s v.iiv it fot ion. halt In dial tho .-Ivi-ii i-orpnr.itlons m.-uli- the act His. anil li'.itlonal. the .-.rnrt n, HAMBOME'S Ely j. f. Alley TOMS' XlCtloM SriO AIM' K SiiouTiiJ1 KIN' HIT MEK HIM
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