Florence Morning News, February 19, 1929

Florence Morning News

February 19, 1929

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - February 19, 1929, Florence, South Carolina VOL. XXXIV 584 COVERS JEA.STEIW SOUTH CAROLINA. Did You Ever Stop To THINK? There is alway QU te a difference ir growing towns between Gov eminent census populatioi and estimated population The one includes only the people living within the city limits while the other in the contr.butary zones such as families on and roads extending beyond the lawful established li- mits. cities suffer by reason cf the small population the Federal census shows in comparison witli the actual working and con- tributing population. Thai- will be the fate of Florenc in 1930. and loyal cil zens living- on the out skirts and who enjoy all th benefits and pleasures of citj life and its convenience without the accompanying tax have an opportunity tc help Florence a good deal bj voting to come within the circle. ASSOCIATED PRESS jgWiBES SILENT FOP 1'iucK r PINTS" President-Elect Sleeping As New Force Takes Over Special ALSOP WIRES REGRET Jacksonville Mayor Tried To Get G. 0. P. Chief To Entrain The Atl; Line on such occn.sion ?lcct Herbert Hoover's special automobile dri. ver who struck killed the negro man on the Timmonsville highway and sped on without stopping doubtless knows himself to bo a .murderer of the most cowardly sort. That id the season he kept on his way. airplane circled over Florence many times Sunday evidently seeking a place to land and finding none .straightened and flew more inviting past- ures. In the meantime the City of Florence owns a val- uable airport site which coulc he converted into a landing field 'at small cost. five cancli- didates have entered the field for the two places on the alder-manic board and the local political battle is gath- ering warmth. through Florence at 3-25 o clock this morning bearing tha >xt president of ihe United "stawa ick to Washington from a vaca- lon of s-veral weeks In Florida. with the president-elect there ras n large party Including some GO 70 newspaper correspondents. the most part the train was ark when It stopped here for a change of crcw.5 and inspection. Lights showed only In the window of those whose duty It was to main awake to see that nothln went wrong. Only a few of th passengers en the presidentJ.il-elcc train made their appearance. Guards were .stationed at to prevent entrance to th track platform of persons having n business there except curiosity. I was not generally known what Mm the special would pass here, how ever, and outsMe 0J the employe of the Atlantic Coast Line and of ficinls few gathered at the station. Efforts had been rnutlc to havi M. Hoover appear in Florence dur Sng the time his tram stopped here 3Ut the hour of course made tha impossible. At the request nf Long, May- or John T. Alsbp, Jr.. of Jackson- ville, Fla.. extended Pioience's in- vitation to Mr. Hoover in person was .while Mayor Alsap con- versed with Mr. Hoover as his trail stsood' under the Sig Jacksonviiit rnin shed. Mr. Hoover of course regretted bat the hhour at which he would rrlve here made it impossible for lim to accept the inwHatloii. In a telegram to Mr. Long Moyoi Jsop said: "Have clone my best, old ellow, but find Mr. Hoover's train rill PEUSS through Florence about :30 o'clock in the morning and of oursc It will be impossible to meet Im. However. I will present your ivlta tion in person tonight provld- d I am able to meet him In Jack- mvllle." While Mayor Alsop talked with r. Hoover hi his car the president- ect did not make his appearance ion the platform to speak to the ro'vds that had gathered In the 1 Jacksonville station. The special due In Washington at o'clock this afternoon. Grand Old Man Of Present Day Jurnalism Honored By Fourth Estate NK WiYORK. Feb. 18 In n ray stone church, made brihgt with thousands of blossoms, funcnil ser- vices were held today for Melville 2. Siona. the grand old mon of Aincr. can Journalism. As the services began, the miles of telcgniph wires of the As- oclnteci Press, of which ho was gon- ral manager for more tlinn n quar- ter of a century, fell mainemarih silent, and throughout the world tin mm and women .vho work In thi' news organization which grew nuclei his leadership stood in silent tribute to his memory. lrhe funeral services were held In Const tlle Park Avenue Baptist church v.-lth Dr- Harry Emerson Posdlck, the pas. tor, officiating. They were simple end brief, but solemnly impressive A quartet gang "Abide With and "Lead Kindly Light." Dr. Fos- dlck read passages from the Old and New Testaments and fend a prayei In which he spoke of Mr. Stone's notable career, and then tife casket, covered yith roses, was borne out ol the church. The pall bearers were men who had been connected with the Asso elated Press under Mr. Stone's man agershlp. the majority of them sM being with the organization. After Mr. Stone died Init Prlda the family planned to have burial 1 the family plot at Woodstocw, Ver mont. but today Bishop James E Freeman tendered the right of sepul ture for his mines in the Washingtoi Cathedral where such figures a Wood row Wilson and Admiral Georg Dewcy arc entombed. The Stone fnm tly accepted this offer In realization "Jiat so prominent a figure belonge_ to the nation as much ns to his owi The date of burial vas to be decided by the family, the Blshcr of Washington and Frank B. Wo President, of the Associated Press.' The funeral services were attended by representatives of ;mmy America: and foreign nswspapns, the Asso- ciated and other world wide agen- :ies. of publishers' associations, "ant many foreign news agencies Imonrj the Foreign Agencies, repre. stntcd were Reuters of London, tilt Havas Agency of Paris: the Folff Bu- eau of Berlin, the Tass Agency ol Soviet Russia; P. A. T., the News Agency; Rengo, the Associated ress of Japan; and the Canadian 3 PARTY SAILS IN SEARCHOF DRJEAl'lSLAND DEATH CERTIFICATES END DOHENY PROBE Yellow Jackets will face Charleston Ban- tams on the Charleston gym court tonight in a struggle for the seventh district championship in basket ball. Here is hoping that the Jack- ets will sting 'em. In triitiTand in fact President-Elect Hoover gave Florence a nod as his special train stopped here early this morning, for he was buried deep among his pillows. When he came through here going south he was witle awake enough to be pulling on a black cigar, but all he gave Florence was a puff. next good thing the people of Florence and Florence county will lie tailed upon to do will be lo put across the county Y. M. 0. A., program. If the peo- ple could only realize the value of this work the cam- paign would not ho necess- ary. Contributions would in unsolicited. PKICSIDKXT KLKCT Ql'ITS FLOH1DA FOR CAPITAL Hoover Tram En Route to Wash- ington. Feb. 18 Once more the familiar click of wheels against rails sounded in the ears of President Elect Hoover today as his special train bore him from his vacation home .it Miami Beach back to the National Capital for his Inauguration two veeks since. Although" it had been repeatedly announced before Mr. Hoover left Mi- iml nt a. m.. that his train vould make none other than operat- ing stops en route 10 Washington, crowds were gathered at many towns ilong the line up the eastern coast ol Florida In the of nt least catching a glimpse of the next chief xecutlve. Hundreds were disappointed for in trder to maintain Its almost record- break imj schedule, the special went most of the places at high uKTi vhlstlfi screech.! n.g its vnrning. At other towns, the crowds ssemblcd at the stations, were more or tuna te. A few who were at the West, Palm Reach depot had a fine vlcv of the president-elect as be stood on the rear platform uf Ills private car In earnest but brief conference with James Francis Burke, general coun- sel of the Republican National Com- mit te, win is spimdhiii the win tor at Pa'm Beach. An and again at Melbourne the train slowed down sufficiently for sovar.il hundred to get at least a glimpse of the next president. The special reached Jacksonville In the early evening. At that poln the Florida Fast Coast Line de'lvcr- cd the luxurious train to the Atlantic Coast Line, which was to carry 1 overnight to Richmond. Va., where M-ill a third road, the Richmond Predciioitsburg nnd Potomac vas to it over thn la si. Inp from thu Virginias to the capital, where it was due at p. m. tomorrow. LOS ANGELES. Feb. IB _ eath certificates of murder and. nut de wrote an end today to the po'Ico vestlgation of the killing ol Sd ward L. Donheny, Jr.. by Ms frleni and secretary, T. Hugh Pl'imkctt vho took his own life after slaying the oit magnate late Saturday night Under the comforting hands relatives, the capitalists' widow nnt his lather. Edward L. Doheny s secluded themselves In the Do- heny's home during the day. Attendants oald they were "bear- Ing up well" under the shock or the tragedy. The family physician deni cd reports that tha 72 year old fath- er, who built up the vast enterprise" it which hls son was given virtual death" reCCI" ncm Signing of the deatli certificate by Coroner Frank Nance, attrlbutlnc. he double shooting to the "Insane'" nlnd of Plunkett came after three nvcstlgations an n.id convened up- m the same conclusion. It was tha'. gone mad from a nervous llment, liaci shot his employer a' Uoheny attempted to comfort him ir.d then turned the gun against his wn heart after he Had seen the family rfcyslclnn. Dr E C 'isribn.icli and Mrs. Dohcny Jr (valklng toward the death room !SEN.TO1 REED PUTS! OVEB FINAL VOLLEY I OF ORATORY CAREER; j j Assails Prohibition As i (.'nine Against i Bon'.li Defends beforo Bailing from Mmd hM l" dream. The party Dr. .Dominic Edward H. Green. Dram'Cy' Mr' GANGLAND BOR1ED AT CHICAGO CHICAGO. Feb. IB Victims ol the St. Valentine's cluy gang sacre were buried today and the -mthuritlcs were left wlllmul a sin- S-e definite clue to point to the slnv- LTS. Poilee struggled manrully through maze of theories that sounded plausible but lucked evidence to sup them, and unless facts were jroduced the authorities admitted '.0-nlght the ki'llngs bade fair to ond with the same forinu'-.i of n hundred other Bang alaylngs "'coro- icr's verrtlet that the sevu niem hers of Moran gang ivjio TVIT nimmarlly executed "met opath a' -He hantlii of persons unknov.-n Th coroner's Jury vlll reassemble ncx, Friday. Theories that the septet of inne sters killed by a rival Chlcim ,'ang, that they were killed by a De. toll gang of gunmen Imported for he purpose, and that they were kl'l- d by policemen themselves all had heir ardent were concrete evidence to back P their rcasonlnfis. Police uabbed a gunman or gine- ter wherever they found irned them loose after they were hie to prove an alibi. About the nly tangible result of the slaying-, i tne vay of concerted action b- police was a drive on speakcasie P. Russell." Commissioner of Police' after John A. Swanson. state's CE-N.IRAL AMERICA Col. Lindbergh Says Avia- lion Will Influence Trend Of Commerce WASHINGTON. 18 The "'of Gcnlr., lit! South Ainorlta Inrlucncccl by the air tninspnrt 11., us In 'iiie ,.p Colonel Charles A. Llndlier-h jvlio hns Just returned m.ikln. ihe first air mm! fiiclu tll; Panama canal Zone from this The colonel, who left heie at 3H o'clock today for New York in Curtis biplane. confrrnxl with hiniso loo.nlcrs po.uhlit; tlo'l nvlallon nn-l letter with n'-prcseutativc Republican. Pcnnsylvanlo. forth, his on SEiflGBEESTO loft Kelly. transporuitlon In Latin-America -Duo to the slcwncss of the lircs- cnt means ot travel nnd the expense "lid dlHIcultles of railroad Von- "ls Kelley, "It appears to i.s- torney had ordered the police to stop the liquor traffic or go to Jail Many plaecs were closed, but otherh wi-re reported operating on the quiet port, said to have been (.sued by the Greek consulate at "hlciifjo. all these papers. Anngosto- ruilas dechiro.1 v.'uie given him al- prep.uecl except Jor the al- l.o Carver, the test.1- icny ot the ahen may bring about international Investigation. WITH DEATH EAR, NORTON. Va.. Feb. 18 Snatched from the brink of death Ed vho. believing himself dy- ing, in a shitemtMit Sunday confess- ed he had killed seven men. two of H nr'jir IVurlsbury. Vn., was un- tonight, while Wise county oil were emleavodny to verify Wills imiaxliitf story. News thai Wills "did not die yes- lerdiiv at the home of W. J. HufC nt Clear Creek WM.S n staffing devel- opment tudny. On Sunday afternoon Will.; ju well ii.'i bis friends wery tin- former. is suf- n.nll, tirtiercnlosLs. was ap- the end. MamfitraLc J. P. Kppi.Tsoa was .summcnccf to hear ilia (lyhii; confession. lie reliit- >.'d to the tbp sLory of lUllimr I-'nink and Hudson, at mm jjuiiLu sne anci her hus 1'n.jier f b.incl had gone to PUmketfs'npnrt- raust' c" His right WEATHEli South Curolhui: Inerenslnir elouillne.ss folluued bv lain In Mirlll-U'esl porllon 'rnesilll.v; Wednesday rain. Carollnn: rimnly nnd roich'r follnwi'd liy rain In cxlrcnic Wrsl Tncs- Wrdnosdnv rnln. ssPo: ciniid.v mid colder by mln TncKdnv anil mum Saturday to console him. know' i accident more tl 'ng that he had been extremely nor- I. ycars Thl" VCUE. i healed. He met the woman he to have married In a Memphl. Body Of Pennsylvania Woman Shipped Home The body of Mrs. Esciher O, Rich- ards, 31, of Pittsburgh. die an Atlantic Const Mmi pawi'iige irnin near Charleston WHS taken fron the train here at o'clock Sunday mornlns nnd (irtt-r beln.; lo! urial by Otilhrfl WHH stupprd tr rgh on an cvciilnj; train. ls had been In F! -.ndn only tlnio. She in healt'i, Mid, fallhiK to Improve, lo b? carrli'd b.Tck to her Pennsylvania She died, however, before she rnnched thenv She VMS irenmjnnl- by her mother. Mrs. Crc- COOMIKIi: hUlNS WASIIINCITON, Pen. 1.1 'resident Cnolldge. today Milled Ihe Migratory bird estab- Ishlng bird refuges In various ste.. Ions of the country. lltal about three years ago' vas h.w.ng the leg treated The bell boy wen', to tiie room liter mini's falhcr had called I In by distance, asking ihen look Into his room >Cc if T'll! founi1 on a telegraph blanl; relatives be notified. A coroner's Jury rcti The body was relun r burial. IIKMANDN I'PtOlli; HALEIOH, N C.. Feb. 18 Invrsllgatlon by a special commis- sion of the Ant! Smith "pmiijlttcc VMS by rjfio 'oni introduced t.vlny In the Bcnato 3> W. M. Person, Democrat of Frank in county. Th, rrsalution 'lift conunliiHiiii] Kliould I'p Income nnd dlslun inida bv tin1 Anli-Sini Jlnch of Clmi lotto, IIAMBGHE'S tlEDITATTdffs MAH ol.E JViwo C.-.HA5IN' Miss LucYi- cA-r, BUT HE SEE PAT Body Of Texas Reporter Found Jn Rio Grande 1'i'X.. hui d 'i brvly fnun Di ben, .shih iiuU I llC IVill.i'f fiir disappeared several week' a nine It wn.s thouci have Hurled brick to bi iic (it. Munnc. fud ;