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Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Jan 17 1926, Page 1

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 17, 1926, Kingsport, Tennessee K1ngsport, the City of the Mills full leased wire associated press vol. 10-no. 1 Youh newspaper Tennessee sunday january 17, 1926 Twenty pages today Price five cents sixtmm1yssmy amendment by debates co operative marketing sessions expected to opponents of volstead act re ply vigorously to claims of improvements in the country Sharp exchanges Are frequent at session senators Jones and Sheppard i carry Burden of defending i prohibition j Washington Jan. Sixth anniversary of the ratification of the eighteenth amendment was made lie occasion for a prohibition Field today in the Senate with opponents 01 the volstead act replying vigorously to claims to improve conditions in the country since the dry Law became effective. The debate was opened in mid afternoon by senator Jones. Rep., who defended the enforce Nikont act and before it ended the night was Well underway and the Senate chamber had become almost deserted Only a few senators being on hand. Senator Jones and senator shop Pard. Dem., Tex a dry Leader car ried the Burden of defending prohibition with the assistance occasionally of senator hop. Ohio senators . Rep. X. A Bruce dem., Mil Briussard dem., moved vigorously to the defensive. Sharp exchanges Sharp exc Haligas were frequent. Senator fess said to wanted to Amend the act. Only to make it More stringent and that Amend ments to thai end would be offered in due time. Senator Broussard wanted to know if the Ohio senator favored capital punishment for violations of the. Volstead act. Apparently some senators under stood him to say that he would but. Later lie denied it Savin he had thought the inquiry was is to whether he favored capital punishment for any crime. The record of what Yon said will retorted senator Broussard who said senator Foss was Advocat ing a return to the ancient custom of a Man for stealing a loaf of bread. A Good tiling Elvn senator in his pre pared address Ono d Sudiro Gary of the United Stales steel corporation saving prohibition a of Patt Rivoiro give it Powe into Rani proposal in form of Resolution by senator a Peinad. Sent to the interstate committee president would have right to adjust wage president Coolidge charged with violating Law through secret commission dealings Norris brings on charges in speaking in behalf of Resolution for investigation of Tariff Cool Ditre re appointed for political purposes but in bad of former member read Virginia Assembly to face strenuous week at Richmond Washington Jan. A president c solid i was charged in 11 he Senate today by senator nor n a rep., violating the Laws of the land through secret understandings with his appointees to Independent commissions. I speaking in behalf of resolutions i or investigation of the Tariff com i Mission. Senator Norris declared alter i belonged to the president had been attacked Njo up that the commission should action on an other Resolution which goes to Calendar new Yurk Jan. 1 u defended today in the Senate for be used for partisan purposes and inaction in the Anthracite that he had used his High office to a proposal put Forward that misconstrue the letter and spirit of would give him full authority to bring the to nil Law Buir i res option of mining. I he charged tent or. Coolidge re it a is in the form of a joint David i. Lewis Democrat by senator Copeland Maryland to the commission for n v and would employ the presi. Political purposes but in bad int to cease the mines fix the Price before the appointment was made of Anthracite at the mines As Well As the Nebraska senator said the presi the sessions now being held in in connection with the annual conference of cooperative marketing associations mainly with the idea of getting Congress behind the legislative Bill for the handling of the surplus farm products ire expected to result not Only in some tangible Relief for the Farmers but in the bringing about of Complete Harmony among the farm groups of the East Anil West. The photos show Throe of the men in the foreground at the sessions. Above at left judge r. W. Bingham of Kentucky chairman of the National Council below Goi. Frank of Lowden of right

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