Kingsport Times, July 26, 1926

Kingsport Times

July 26, 1926

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - July 26, 1926, Kingsport, Tennessee 'KINGSPORT CITY OF INDUSTRY .VOL. 177 FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS" YOUR NEWSPAPER "MA" FERGUSONlS SMITH IS FIRST KINGSPORT. TENNESSEE, MONDAY, JULY 26, 1926 PRICE THREE CENTS YOUNG ATTORNEY IS LEADING FERGUSON BY IARGE MAJORITY FATHER OF JOYCE HAWLEY CLAIMS SHE TOOK SEDATIVE "FOR ADVERTISING" Chicago, July Joyce Haw ley who came into public notice as Carroll V Governor Trailing More Than lnny ,n Ncw Yo k 2H! Beiind toly the "bath tub party Dan Moody, Attorney Gen- eral of Texas State MOODY MUST KEEP HIS MAJORITY IF HE WINS vation following treatment for ill- ness from sleeping tablets she had swallowed in her room at a loop I Krsfjil hotel. Dr. Carl A. Meyer, staff physician, Miss Hawlcy, who was discharged a week ago as a cabaret entertainer in Morton Grove, a suburb, said she asserted after a preliminary Texas Law Provides For Run- ".atio" tho s'irl's montal processes Off Primary if No Candidate tests were advisable. Receives Clear Majority in the First Primary Held Dallas, Texas, July Moody, attorney-general, .maintained of over in the field sleep and feeling remarks she said had beer, made' to her on tho streets since the bath incident. Her father, Anthony Daugelass, a butcher, expressed the opinion that it was "for the ad- vertising." Dr. Meyer asked tho girl a num- ber of questions to determine her general knowledge. Joyce said she did not know who was governor of Illinois or mayor qf Chicago and turns of 23S of the 252 counties in the state including 5C complete, had been tabulated by the Texas Elec- tion Bureau this morning. The vote then' stood: Moody Ferguson 060; Davidson Wilman's 3, 6SS; Zimmerman and John- ston Moody must maintain his majority to win the nomination, as Texas law provides a run-off primary shall be held if no candidate receives a cleat- majority in the first primary. Lynch Davidson, Houston business man, running third, had loss than a third of Moody's total and less than half of Governor Ferguson 's. Moody's brightened prospects for un- opposed nomination stimulated re- newed conjecture today as to whether Mrs. Ferguson will execute her promise to resign if Moody lends her by one vote in tho first primary. Her offer was contingent on Moody's agreement to resign as attorney general if she should lead him by votes and he ac- cepted. Husband Confident Foraer Governor James E. Fer- guson, husband of the governor, in a statement Sunday counseled their supporters not to give up to concede anything. He said he had been informed of "irregulari- ties" and that, tho "law has" been violated" in the poling, 'Moody is no doubt of the success 'of our .and disclaimed any "delusion that the re- sult is a personal victory." "It he asserted, "the triumph of the principles of free govern- ment and democracy in which the people of Texas The first state-wide Republican primary, conducted mainly to estab- lish the party in Texas, is attract- ing little-attention. Its main signifi- cance centers about the fight of the "regulars" and Congressman Harry M. Wurzbach's dissenting faction for control of the party. Chairman Elected added that she did not care who held those" positions. "How should I know who tho mayor she asked the physician. xl'm a New Yorker. Jimmy Waiker is mayor there and New York is the only town I care about." From her cot in the county hos- pital where she was taken at first the girl explained that she wanted "rest and "I've been a she continued in reviewing the wine bath party ind its aftermath. "If I'd only tnown it, I was happy. There was a, man I knew, I loved him and POOR HOUSES IN Pennsylvania Senate Candidate' io( For get Campaign While Abroad IN PRIMARY INQUIRY Organized Effort to Abolish Homes as American Institu- iton Will Be Launched as a Result of Investigation Des Moines, Iowa, July 2G. An organized effort to abolish the poor house as an American institu- tion will be launched as the result of an investigation financed by a dozen fraternal organizations and the Unit- ed States department of labor, Harry C. Evans, of Des Moincs, special commissioner of .secretary of ----_.., 111111 ie wanted me 'to study, I was tu- Davis, in a report made public :oring to get ahead in the show todav A two year's nation-wide business. He sailed for Rome a "f veek after the wine bath jury made me testify." survey of alms ed complete abolition of the prevail- county poor house system and L- testily. _ _ tuujny uuor nouse system ant Then followed a broken' contract LthG of its essential func n New York; refusal from other tions ln a contral home-jfor the aged ities to .book her act and finally antl in each commonwealth. n effort to find work in her home I The central plan will be sub- Her engagement at i mitted- with a- detailed re- Her engagement at i ie Morton Grove road house, ter- minated by request of the village authorities had left her jobless and penniless but undiscouraged, she de- (Continued on page six) DURKIN CETS BLACK EYES DURING FIGHT PINCHOT SPEAKS AT MEET GOVERNORS port of the survey to tho annual con- vention of American fraternal con- gresses at Buffalo, N. Y., on August 1C. A score of affiliated societies will be urged to assist in bringing the commissioner's fndings and recom- mendations to the attention of every state legislature during the next two years. SENATE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE FIRES AWAY ON PRIMARY _ William S. Vare, 'for senator Trom'Penrii sylvania, says he plans to forget all about the recent primary cam- paign and sensations that followed it while he and his Beatrice., shown above brief .vacation in Europe Two Gunman Killer and Aut Thief Nurses Battered Fac and Body Bruises ATTACKED BY PRISONERS Several Jail Disturbances Took Place Along "Murderer's Row" During Sabbath Day Chicago, July 2G. Durkin, two gunman killer and auto thief, today nursed a pair of black eyes, a split upper lip and a half dozen body bruises as the result of i thrashing he received at the hands of follow prisoners in the bull pen of "Murderers' Row1' in the county jail. A jail silence immediately shroud- ed the leaders after the assualt Sun- day and only Durkin's story of the scrape became public. He said a fellow prisoner had become angry when a friend of Durkin's made an engagement with- a woman acquain In a United States Faced With 3 Outstanding Problems, in Opinon of Speaker ATTACKS SEC. MELLON Cites Treasury Official as Ex- ample of Failure of Cooper- ation Federal Government WEATHER .FUNERAL SERVICES FOR BOSTEC TODAY tance. Several Ditturbances The Durkin assault was only one of several disturbing the Sunday quiet of the pail, which a week ago was the scene of a plot by Henry Fernckes, "midget" bafodit to dyna- mite his way to freedom. Jail jau cor.- statement last n.ght, the ditions also are under investigation _____L.. _1. _- regulars declared that county chair- men favorable to them hud been elected in tho seventy odd counties reporting. Mr. Wurzbach, tho only Ropubli- n heavy lead over Fred E. Knetschc, from the Four- teenth District. Colonel Harvey H. Haines, put by the regulars, headed by R. B. (Continued on page SIX KILLED WHEN BRIDGE COLLAPSES More Than Three Score Injur- ed When Bridge Gives Way, Hurling Many Into River Charleston, W. Va., July 20. The death toll in the collapse into Coal river of a footbridge at Whites- ville, 40 miles from at six today, but officials said further search of the river bed might reveal additional victims, An investigation ordered by Gov as a result of disclosures of liquor and narcotic smuggling to prisoners. James Griciuous, slayer of three, chewed off the the ends of a hun- ly Ropubli- dred odd mutches in a second at- Texas had j tempt to commit suicide. Russell opponent, Scott made public another letter in his new cflort to escape the noose. Attacked by Three According to Durkin's account he was attacked by three other prison- ers as he stepped into the bull pen for his afternoon exercise period. After he had been beaten by the trio, he said, prisoners friend'ly to him held back two of 'his assailants and gave him an opportunity to fight the third, -whom he knew only as "Dog Face" and whom, he j charged, instigated the assault. "I wish I had a couple of leeches for my he told reporters. 'I've got to go to court and I don't want people to see me with my face all out of shape." Durkin's motion for a new trial in connection with his 35-year sen- tence for the slaying of a federal operative is sot for todav. Cheyenne, Wyo., July The United States is faced with :hree outstanding en- orcement, conservation of natural esourcc's and control of nation- vide corporate or Gifford Pinchot, of Pcmnsylva- ia, told the twelfth annual eonfor- nce of governors in an address :oday. He classed law enforcement as ie "moral problem of the nd the conservation of natural rc- ources as the greatest economic problem in the United States. "In dealing with law enforcement there must be no twilight zone between state and federal authority where the enemies of society might hide themselves and escape punish- he said. "Neither can we suffer the state-made nullification of our national constitution, whether under the guise of a state referen- dum or by the faillure of tile state to exercise its coordinate powers. "I have, no sympathy with the view which regards every new use of the federal power as necessarily an usurpation of rights properly be- longing to the states. The recent outburst against President Coolidge's order on the cooperative use of state and local authorities in law enforce- ment is a typical example. Fed- eral and state action should be .co- hostile." Although the governor was sche-. duled to speak particularly on the subject of state finances, he vented his feelings largely on other ques- tions. Virginia: Mostly cloudly tonight! and Tuesday; probably light 5howcrs' in south., fresh, possibly strong, northeast and on the coast. TENNESSEE: Showers tonight and Tuesday; little change in tem- perature. Local Man Instantly Killed Yesterday in Auto Accident Buried at Hill Station COLONEL GREEN'S CASE HEAD LIST Suspended Prohibition Admin- istrator of North California and Nevada to Get Trial SPANISH AMBASSADOR QUITS Washington, July 2G. Don Juan Riano, Spanish ambassador and dean of the Washington diplomatic corps, has resigned his post here and will be succeeded by Don Alekandao Padilla, now Spanish minister at Lis- bon. BODY SEVERELY CRUSHED Local Dodge Touring Contain- in 8 Passengers Swerves From Road Into Tree THIRTY DEATHS-I ALCOHOL BE j Twenty-Seven Drink Parlors in Buffalo Closed Today After Alleged Dispensing of Poi son Liquor Over Week End Funeral services for Ira Bostic, 17 year old Kingsport youth, who was instantly killed in an automo- bile accident on the Gate City road at Wadlow Gap yesterday morning, were .conducted at Hill Station, Va., this afternoon, interment taking place there. Young Bostic was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bostic of Howard Hill section. His father is an employee of Borden Mills. The tragic end to the youth's life came while a party of eight, includ- ing his father and mother, were on their way to a picnic, which was to have taken place near the home of his sister near Hills Station. The car, a Dodge touring, rented from a local taxi concern, was being driven by Alvi.n Fields. Young Bostic was riding in the front seat .with an 'infant in his arms. At the rounding of a sharp 'turn, another automobile was met, 25 WITNESSES SUMMONED Officer Admits Freely Drink- ing- and Serving nies Taking Govt. Liquor San Francisco, July case of Col. Ned M. Green, sus'- pended prohibition administrator ac- cused of misconduct in office, is expected to head the list to be con- sidered as the impanelling of the federal grand jury starts here to- day. It has been indicated that instead of allowing the jury to follow its usual course of organizing, select- ing a secretary and adjourning until the following week, the prosecutor _ .m will request immediate action the case. on deaths had been reported in Buffalo and vicinity today from wood aleo- Tin? nvnen mn li I IF i'i i. i Buffalo, July 20, and the auto carrying the picnickers hoi, swerved over an embankment. The -------_, i.u.u wuuu tiicu- youth attempted to get out of the presumably sold at soft drink 'car and while he was in a stand- stands. Two dealers have been sir- ing position on the running board, rested, one on u homicide charge, the of the machine struck a The police today were seeking James tree, crushing his body. The in- Volmer, as the distributor of was thrown several foot away Imnm- Acting Chief qf Police John b.v the impact but suffered minor on. sair! hr> M im'uries. Some 25 persons are under sub- ponae to. appear as witnesses. Although the deposed officer free- ly admits that he drank and served drinks to his friend, he denies that ie has taken any of the govern- ment's liquor. He said that he will STORM FAILS TO ARRIVE Washington, July 2G. The tropical storm evidently passed near TT V J uviaenny nassea nnar ernor Howard M. Gore, shortly after Nassau, Bahamas, during the the collapse of the bridge Saturday the weather bureau said today The night, indicated a turnbuckle had report from Nassau, however failed Kiven way before the combined to arrive this morning He attacked Secretary, of the Treasury- Mellon as "example of the failure of the federal government to cooperate with the state" in al- lowing the state police of Pennsyl- vania to inspect breweries und'or federal permit only during tho day- time and not at night, "when crimes always are committed." Next he turned to .the problem liquor. ___ S. Marton, said he would ask at injuries, least five indictments for murder. Over the week end the death toll in Buffalo was 13 while an equal number died in Toronto and other Ontario towns and four died in Lock- port, N. Y. I' Twenty seven drink parlors in by police. Carl Maischoss, soft Buffalo had been closed today Ira's body was badly mangled, death resulting instantly. Another auto was hailed and the corpse was taken to Gate City. Though the Dodge was damaged somewhat, the remaining inembers of the party were carried on to Gate City. News of the death spread rapidly welcome indictment and trial as it will "clarify a situation which put in a very bad Mrs. Mabel Walker Willebrandt, assistant United States attorney gen- eral who arrived on the coast from Washington last week, is reported to be, returning here to take charge of presenting the evidence to ;the grand jury. NORTH CAROLINA JUDGE IS .CALLED'BY DEATH drink dealer, was arrested on an i throughout this section. Young open charge after police wore in- Bostic was well known and well liked by all his associates here. of controlling "monopolistic trusts." This is to be accomplished he said, by cooperation of both state and formed he had sold liquor to Nellie McCarthy and Choi-Jos Lcnnon who a party at Miss Me Half SJSter of Wm. federal governments. "It is utterly Carthy's apartment. Two others who attended the party were taken toa hospital dangerously ill. Joseph Banos, alleged middleman for Volk- G. McAdoo Is Dead Knoxvillo, Tenn., July j.enn., juiv Zb. er, was held on a hom.cidc charge. Edwin F1 d wi, 75 l Ba Banos said he returned 240 gallons of liquor to Volkcr when UUUV.4.4J. WJ.1JLJU171I.U V UllvUl V. .utile to attempt to secure the regu- jit was not fit to drink. packed on tho bridge to witness a water precipitating them into the shallow waters of the river, 20 feet below. More than 05 injured, five of them seriously. -urse of thestorm is still ation of interstate corporations by the action of a single state" lie ad- ded. "Nation-wide evils must be met by nation-wide remedies." The use of federal taxes for build- ing of a national highway's system, Leo Regan, acting prohibition administrator said he was almost certain the liquor that caused the sister of William G. McAdoo, Sec- retary of the Treasury in Wilson's administration died at her hamc here last night. She is sui-vivcd' by four sons and three daughters. The fun- eral will be held following the arrival i-eau said, and winds of hurricane force prevail its center. Northeast storm warnings are fly- 1 ins from Keywest to TitiisvHle, Flu, glcd from Buffalo. Mrs. Ruth May- be, of Toronto where two children ikon, have of two sons from PhiJdalphia. defended by Governor Pinchot. He characterized the theory that "each state exists for itself alone" as be- ing "narrow and unworthy." William Maybe, Mrs. Ruth Malbo's husband, died Saturday of poison- ing after his arrest for selling poison liquor. ADVERTISE BRIDGE BIDS Richmond, Va., July 20! were advertised this afternoon by thr state highway commission on {In1 bridge over Occoqiian -cvoi.'U on tlio Richmoml-WiishiiiKton highway. Thoy wore returnable August 17. Flat Rock, N. C., July Judge Alexander Campbell King, 70, solicitor general of the United States, died at his summer home here yesterday after an ill- ness extending over several months. Mr. King was appointed to the office of solicitor general in 1918 by President Wilson to fill the va- cancy caused by the appointment of John W. Davis as minister to Great Britain. In 1920, he was appointed as United States Judge for the Atlanta circuit and held the position until 1925, when ill-health caused his re- tirement. The body will be taken to Atlanta Tuesday and tho funeral and inter- ment will be hold there. Frank L. Can- didate in Senatorial Race, His Race Cost Approximate- ly Donation CAMPAIGN ALLEGED TO HAVE COST 2 MILLION Senator 'Caraway, Demcorat, Reported Recently Race Cost Smith Two Million and 11 Million More Was Spent Chicago, July. Smith testified today before' the Sen- ate campaign committee that his suc- cessful fight for the Illinois Republi- can senatorial nomination cost ap- proximately of which Sam- uel Insull, Chicago traction magnate, gave Charges reported to the Senate by Senator Caraway, Democrat, Ar- kansas, were that Smith's campaign had cost and that' more than had been spent on behalf of Senator William B. Mc- Kinley ,the defeated candidate. Smith, who is chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission, told the committee that his information as to Ir.sull's contribution was given to him by Allen F. Moore of Monti-' cello, 111., and chairman of Smith's campaign. He recalled no other' contribution's except Moore's own and or in small' checks ''that came to me." i_, Queitioria "Then "do "you want this commit- tee1-to-understand that Mr. Insull was the sole, backer -of your cam- asked Reed. "I am telling all that I know of the answered Smith.' "Just what Moore -told me of." Reed explained that the commit- tee was "not making any charges." "But Smith interrupted, "charges have been "I'm not going into said Reed, and he turned to inquiries about the ad- vertising expenses of the Smith' cam- paign. The witness said that Billboard advertising in his behalf- was "taken care of by Mr. Wrigley." Col. Smith, the first witness called in the Illinois primary investiga- reiterated that all the raising was in Moore's 'hands and that "I told him I was riot going to worry about it." "But you're not in any way re- pudiating his acts asked Reed. "No sir." Other Support Smith said he received the sup- port in Cook county of the "ele- ments of the Crowe-Barrett faction who believed in the U: S. staying- out of the world court." "Who were "William Hale Thompson, Robert E. Crowe (state's Attorney) arid Charles V. Smith replied. "Whom did U. S. Senator Deneen Reed demanded. "William B. McKinley." Others Summoned Others upon whom subpoeanes have been served were Chester Willough- by, secretary to Senator McKinley, (Continued on page LAST SON OF ABE LINCOLN IS DEAD SELECT STAFF INSIGNIA Richmond, July 2G. Seal Virginia in colored ominiol and on ;i iiKHi'il luiso will bo the official iiisiinii.'i for tlio stall" of Gov- ernor fln'Ty V. liynt, it. >ui- mutiiroil imtflv-. Tlio insijrmn. ,-Otnpcd ponunvhfit liko n will bo worn nn n.'irh Robert T.Lincoln Found Dead in Bed at Summer Home By Servants This Morning: Manchester, Vermont, July 2G. T. Lincoln, only surviving son of President Abraham Lincoln, was found dead in bed at his sum- mer home here today. His death was discovered by servants who went to. call him. Mr. Lincoln, who had served as secretary of war, minister to Great Britain and for years "as president of tlio Pullman Company, ox late had boen in fooble health. He would have boon So years old on August 12. According to- custom, servants wont to call him at 9 a. m., and it liy members of the j was then that his death was discov-