Davenport Democrat And Leader in Davenport, Iowa
27 Jul 1924

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27 Jul 1924

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Davenport Democrat And Leader, The (Newspaper) - July 27, 1924, Davenport, IowaThe Davenport Democrat weather indications and Leader warmer sixty ninth two sections Davenport Iowa sunday morning july 27, 1924. Twenty eight page3 Price five cents crime Laid to diseased minds f Steamer sunk at Norfolk excursion boat goes Down in Harbor after collision. Struck sunken Barge passengers believed to have All been rescued Harbor boats assist. Norfolk va., july excursion Steamer gratitude with 2ss employees of the Texas Oil company and members of their families on Board Sank off Craney Island in Norfolk Harbor Early to night when she struck a sunken Barge. So far As it was possible to Check Tho passenger list late to night no lives were lost Tho three persons two women and n Man were taken to a Hospital badly Hurt. The Navy tug Wyt Omito arrived at the Portsmouth Navy Yard at o clock tonight with 150 of the excursion lists rescued from the sunken vessel. The gratitude was not completely submerged and her passengers were taken off in Small boats sent from new York Phila Delphia and Norfolk Railroad Steamer Pennsylvania and several har Bor vessels and launches which picked up the distress signals from the gratitude and hastened to the Rescue scenes of wildest confusion were enacted on Board the stricken ves Sel when her passengers realized she was about to go Down. Many persons including women and children jumped overboard apparently fearing they would be sucked under when the vessel Sot tied in the water. Others were hurled overboard by. The Force of the Impact. Some of those who leaped into the blackness of the Harbor below the sinking ship found they Wero standing in water Only knee deep having landed on the submerged Barge. Others were submerged to their necks and Many Hasty res cues were affected at the very Side of the sinking Craft. But for the fact the ship had been held firm by the Barge which Sank her she would have gone to the Bottom with heavy loss of life. The moment the vessel crashed distress whistles were blown and the Pennsylvania just pass ing sent boats to the Rescue. Other vessels in the Harbor immediately rushed to the scene and after a frantic half hour rescued the whole party. It was believed. The Penn Sylvania turned Over her rescued to other vessels and proceeded on her Way to Cape Charles. When the first boat Load of the rescued reached the Pennsylvania s and were landed confusion again reigned because of the families that had been separated in the dark. Mothers were screaming in the agony of separation from their children and men were fran tic in their search for missing wives and relatives. As each new Boatload Drew up to the wharf the confusion was intensified until the last had been landed and1 All hands checked showing that apparently no one was missing. Sinclair Oil lose suit for of is 026.004.33 against the menu Vir of Fiori expect Ianozi mat us Uuno mum win up a slate for these offices re gilding the Gold Brick judge or Searles to be elector by the Atka closed Chicago july of Robert m. La Follette for president Are expected to create a state party at a convention Here Tomor Row to further the Wisconsin sen Ator s candidacy. A party name and Emblem May be adopted and a state ticket selected. Charles j. Mcgowan. Chicago chairman of the Illinois conference for progressive political action will preside. The tentative slate for Illinois candidates now under consideration includes Newton Jenkins for the United states senator ship and w. T. Rawleigh Freeport for governor. Jenkins a candidate for the Republican senatorial Nom action in the april primaries. At preliminary conferences to Day the name la Follette progressive was suggested As the name of the Independent party in Illinois with the Liberty Bell As the party Emblem. Nomination of presidential electors was also considered the names of judge c. H. Searle Rock Island Julius Kess Pohl Quincy and Hiram Vrooman Bloomington being mentioned As probable candidates. Discussions in today s conferences also turned upon congressional and legislative candidates with the expectation that the convention will Oil company was awarded the six Chil Dren of or. And mrs. James a. Crews deceased by judge j. B. Cullison in District court Here to Day. The suit which had been Pend ing for nearly three years was filed by miss Laura Crews guardian of the minor Crews children. In addition to the Money Settle ment. Judge Cullison also permanently settled All controversy concerning the title to the 240 acres of land affected in the suit Declar ing it to be the property of the Crews heirs. The dependents were expected not to remove any of the casting or. Machinery situated on the land or to destroy or injure any of the Oil Wells. All Oil and Gas assignments and leases were declared null and void by the decision which ordered an accounting of Oil taken from the held. Composed both of Independent and majority party legislators who Are acceptable to the la Follette organization. Among others. John m. Nelson National manager of the la Fol Lette Campaign and or. Vrooman who is a brother of Carl Vrooman formerly assistant Secretary of agriculture will address the Conven Tion. Bold Bank robbery in soviet capital Moscow july confidential messenger for the state Bank was held up by five armed Nien in the heart of the City yesterday. After stripping the messenger of the bandits commandeered an automobile belonging to the commissariat of finance and after a Chase thru crowded streets the robbers escaped. Washington to be the real Center of coming Campaign Protection of americans in Persia asked state department to take measures for guard ing them. Tho Jirec Iotch Rritt. Washington. July department officials prepared today to formally ask the persian government to take immediate Meas ures to protect american citizens in that country from attacks and insults from natives understood to be hostile toward foreigners since the killing of major Robert in brie american vice Consul at Teheran and developments following that affair. Decision of the department to take this action Fol Lowed receipt of advices from Joseph s. Kornfeld american min ister telling of insults to mrs. In brie widow of the former for which a Young persian was said to be responsible. According to the minister s Dis Patch the persian youth grabbed the veil worn by mrs. Ishrie at tempting to tear it from Ber and at the same time expect rating upon her person. The reported outrage was said to have occurred at Teheran last tuesday. The native policeman reported to have been some distance away the place where mrs. Imbrie was attacked but who is believed to have witnessed the affair made no attempt to protect the woman or interfere with her assailant the dispatches said. Northern Pacific employees Given free insurance Ity the Preh. St. Paul. July thou Sand employees of the Northern Pacific railway of six months ser vice will receive insurance policies and those of a year or More service hinder a plan announced today by president Charles Donnelly. In addition to this free Protection employees May take out additional insurance through the com Pany. Headquarters of All ties to be located in the capital. Lafoll Lennot Strong will be unable to carry out the ambitious plans made. By Robert t. Small special correspondent of Tho Democrat copyright by the Democrat. 1s24. Washington july ton is to be the grand political Headquarters of the presidential Campaign. Nominally the republicans Are to Call Chicago their Headquarters but president Coolidge. The candidate and chief asset of the party will remain in Washington until election time and will naturally be the Central figure in constant political i consultations. The democrats Are to establish their Headquarters Here with branches in new York and Chi Cago and possibly in Denver and san Francisco. The democrats have just contracted for 25 rooms in one of the newest office build Ings in the Capitol. This is the most pretentious head quartering the followers of Jackson and Jef Ferson have attempted in Many a Long year and indicates the Prosperity they expect to hover around continued on Pale three third Man named by Kendall h. I. Foskett Shenandoah banker nominate budget hear Senate lower House 1, forcing Kenaf firm nor o by e. F. Special to the Dame Crit Des Moines. July third Man appointed d by governor Ken Dall for Stac budget director remained unconfirmed by the Iowa Senate when the legislature adjourned this afternoon until 9 o clock monday morning. The governor s third selection is Herbert i. Poskcil. A Shenandoah hanker and for four successive terms a Mem Ber of the general Assembly end ing with the thirty ninth. The sen ate had filed to act on this appointment at All before adjourn ment and an amendment by Sena Tor j. O. Shalt of Clinton county to the state budget Law transferring the Power of confirmation of appointments of the budget Board to the forty first general Assembly held the stage for some time. The Senate permitted the introduction of the amendment by one vote More than the two thirds majority required to allow new legislation. Legislators backing the budget Law claim that it the vote on is introduction had been in secret session As the confirmation ballots were the amendment never would have gained enl Ranee hut some of the anti budget members they claim did not want to go on record publicly. Tho budget crowd was elated tonight As Only a majority vote is now required for the Amend ment s adoption. Governor Kendall s first appoint ments of Fred l. Maytag As budget director and w. P. Dawson a continued on Pault two bandits fight army and Navy troops with gunboats mobilized to fight them keeps up depredations. Sir Nirmal service. Berlin july robber band headed by the Bandit Terente against which the rumanian government has mobilized troops with gunboats and police continues its depredations. From his hiding place near Braila. Terente sallied Forth in his boat and tried to capture a passenger Steamer plying Between Braila and Dzieni. Terrence raked the Steamer with machine gun fire which was answered by Border troops aboard i the ship. A panic resulted among the passengers but the Steamer managed to outdistanced the robber Craft. Skirmishes Between Terente s band and government troops Are becoming frequent. Terrence has warned the govern ment to Call off the troops or he will take bloody it is said that peasants keep Terente in formed of the movements of the troops enabling him to outwit the forces the government. Morgan not to mix in Parley financier sails for Europe for purpose of taking vacation. So Tjia Imo stated or Chi. New York july p. Mar Gan who is sailing for Europe to Day on the steamship min casks issued a statement denying that his trip is in anyway connected with the inter Allied conference in London or Thul he desires to in Force any personal views in that connection. He says he is taking a vacation. Argentine airman on world flight Paris july Pedro Zanni Argentine flier who hopped off from Amsterdam this morning on a projected world flight arrived at Rotterdam and left at a. M. For Lebourget. Democrats of Iowa solidly United for november election state convention at Des Moines one of the Best Ever held in Iowa. Platforms adopted progressive Wing of party now in absolute control of state affairs. By Hugh Harrison sercial to the few Norci Des Moines la., july 2g. The outstanding feature of Friday s democratic state convention Wab the Lino spirit of Harmony and Good will which prevailed thru out the entire session. It indicated not Only a United but also an enthusiastic Iowa democracy. A splendid platform wan adopted. Notwithstanding there were no candidates to be nominated at the convention the delegates did not Lack in other essentials to make up an interesting and Worth while gathering. Judge Maurice p. Don Egan of Davenport candidate for attorney general who presided As permanent chairman electrified his audience by one of the Best addresses Ever heard at a state convention. Speeches which prevailed largely to replace the time ordinarily devoted to nominations were of the Good old democratic style. They were addresses of sound democratic doctrine full of Hope and encouragement to the Over d on two-3 6-Yeboy shot playmate revolved left where child could get it re sults in tragedy. By e. F. Dose ski Foigl it the demo Crit pcs Moines july Ogren 6 years old picked up a 22 Caliper revolver from an Auto Mobile parked on a Street in a Resi Dence Section Here this afternoon pointed it at Raymond Turner s years old who was Riding past on an Auto truck and fired. The Turner Hoy shot in the heart died within a few minutes. Leland Ogren 7 years old Harold s brother witnessed the shooting. Temperature and humidity noon 7pm. 7 . Tester tester to any any by i .3 Day Iowa increasing cloudiness sunday probably local Thunder showers by night or on monday warmer sunday. Illinois generally fair sunday probably becoming monday warmer. Unsettled by negro makes confession of girl s murder says he fired shot that killed Young woman at Villa Ridge Iii. Roll tie Momtaj Pron Cairo. 111., july 26.-r-a signed confession purported to contain admissions that he fired the shot which resulted in the death of Daisy Wilson. S years old of Villa Ridge 111., today was made by Hess Connors a negro to state s attorney Boyd it was announced by Rolice tonight. The written document followed an Oral confession in which Connors alleged that he and Fred Hale another Cairo negro now in custody had attempted to Hoh up j. C. Wilson father of the Gir at their store near Villa Ridot. In the ensuing scuffle the girl was killed and Wil son himself badly beaten. Connors statement which apparently exonerated Tike Brown and Arthur hours two Memphis negroes held in connection with the Holdup also asserted that Hale bad taken the few cents obtained in the robbery. Fearing violence at the hands of had at and Jones in a the Mound i Over to deputies who took him to an unnamed destination for Safe keeping. An unusual feature of the Case was that Connors was arrested by a negro Deputy. He was identified by two negroes and his confession was made to a negro Deputy. Y a mob which previously tempted to take Brown i s democratic state platform the democrats of Iowa in convention assembled endorse the plat form adopted by the National demo cratic convention in new York at the recent convention and pledge our loyalty and fealty to the principles therein Laid Down and pro claimed. We particularly endorse the de Mand of the people of the United states for honesty in the administration of our Public affairs and de Mand the prosecution and punish ment of All persons who have Vio lated the great democratic Prin Ciple that a Public office is a pub Lic Trust. It is with great pleasure that this convention endorses the nominees of the National convention. Hon. John w. Davis of West president and governor Charles w. Bryan of Nebraska for vice presi Dent. The convention heartily endorses and commends to the people of Iowa the nominees on the state and local tickets As chosen by the democrats of Iowa at the primary last june fully realizing and be Hevier that in these candidates and each of them the people May rely upon honesty ability efficiency and High Public service to the state. In or. Davis the democrats of the nation have a Champion and a defender who believes in the great truths of the democratic party pro on Page two agreement is delayed Over Dawes plan Allied conference unable to obtain Security on German loan. By the it Acta cd from London july of Allied delegates and experts eluding the american official the in and Youthful slayers defense question of Legal insanity not to be brought out by counsel. New alienist appear Juve Nile delinquency added to defense staff. Chicago july of Sav ing Nathan Leopold jr., and Rich Ard Loeb from the Gallows entered tonight in the plans of their coun Sel to demonstrate a degree of mental irresponsibility for their crime flue to diseased the defense will said Clarence Darrow chief attorney for the Youthful slayers of Young Robert Franks that the boys have diseased minds and that they were not responsible for their acts. The question of Legal insanity will not be brought Forth by Tho will show mental debility. An Index of Tho line of defense was afforded toy the appearance in court today of or. William .1. Healy of Boston and or. Glueck. Of new York Benjamin two noted unofficial observers and advisers and the visiting Bankers today left j the problems of the inter Allied conference to the soothing influence of England s leisurely week end while they the meshes sought relaxation from the reparations ties away from the British capital. Informal conversations among the few experts remaining Here among whom is colonel James a. Logan jr., will continue thru out the recess but tonight it was stated in British official quarters that the position Between the Confer ence financial experts and the Bankers remained unchanged. The opinion was expressed that Little could be done to reconcile the differences until after the plenary session at 4 o clock monday after noon. One proposed Way out of the difficulty caused by the Bankers rejection of the Security provided for the German loan is to have the Al lied governments and the United states government guarantee the loan. Should the United states fail to agree to this it is suggested that the Allied governments should Back Eastern alienist specialists in juvenile delinquency. They Wen added to a staff of five Chicago alienist selected by the defense to present the Story of the Young men s mental debility to juries John r. Caverly Chick Justice of thu criminal court of Cook county who must fix the penalty for Tho defendants. One of the grounds on which the defense will base its plea for mercy will be the youth of Leopold and. Loeb. Neither is 20 years of age. State claims ironclad Case. Almost simultaneously after the week end adjournment of the penalty advisory hearing before judge Caverly state s attorney Robert b. Crowe in charge of the Possession declared in reference to the state s plea for the Cleath penalty. I think we have made out an Iron Clad or. Crowe had touched Bottom in the pit which for four lays had supplied seemingly endless mater cont med on Page Matt Tinley is promoted to be major general Well known Iowa Soldier to command the 34th division of infantry. A Bond Issue on behalf of Germany on the basis of the spa reparation percentages. Such a plan is not Given much encouragement at Downing Street where the stand of the British government is that Britain is not pre pared to guarantee Loans on behalf i of governments. The refusal to guarantee the loan Tor soviet rus Sia is cited As a recent precedent. By the if oem Ltd proft. I pcs Moines. July Matt Tinley of Council Bluffs been nominated major general to command of division of j infantry a National guard unit with i Headquarters at Des Moines and i ins promotion now is pending be i fore the War department. Adjutant general Lasher announced today. The division includes National guard organizations of Iowa. Minnesota. North South Dakota. Gen. Tinley s nomination As co n Mander Lias been approved by the governors of ref states concerned and will become effective of ratification by the War department. Delay automatic control systems Fly the Assoc tatty Washington. July Date on which 42 railroads of the coun try would Havo been required to install automatic control systems was indefinitely suspended today by the interstate Commerce com Mission. Independents to oppose Dickinson till the 4mocifltm Roone la. July g. Cutler today announce mint of his candidacy for Congress from the tenth is an Independent. To will oppose l. J. Dickinson re publican. Blast kills ten miners explosion wrecked col Liery of the h. C. Frick Coke company. A Tfir a Raci Natii Plum gales pa., july bodies of ten miners who met death last night when an explosion wrecked a Section of the Gates mine of he h. C. Frick Coke co. Were brought to the surface shortly after Dawn today. Seventy five miners Wero at work when the blast came and a Check of the company list showed that 03 reached safety. Inspectors and the Coroner have started an investigation

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