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Mitchell Evening Republican (Newspaper) - June 13, 1924, Mitchell, South Dakota
A vol. Xxx Mitchell South Dakota Friday june 13, 1924. Number 21848 killed on . Battleship Dawes is Given second place on ticket selection made amid scenes of wild confusion a a. Lowden creates political precedent when he refuses after nomination Coolidge a running mate j party chiefs ignored de Jeg ates disk dec a re bit deits commands and Stampede for a hell and Maria \ Cleveland. Ohio june 13.�? pm the Campaign to elect president Coolidge to succeed himself and Charles g. Dawes of Illinois to be vice president got formally under Way today with organization of the new Republican National committee. The Republican National convention. Which started with almost depressing Calm worked up steadily through the three Days of its sessions into a roaring precedent setting Climax last night and ended amid scenes that soothed the hearts of the old timers. Frank o Lowden of Illinois had been nominated by an overwhelming vote and had declined. That had never happened before in the party a history nor was it in accordance with the convention managers plans. Then after a recess to confirm for the first time or. Lowden a frequently reiterated decision the a hell and Maria general from Chicago was swept into the nomination and that too. Had not been planned by the leaders. The convention itself As president Coolidge wished had named fils running mate. Coolidge Choice was easy nomination and acclamation of Calvin Coolidge was accomplished at the morning session with decorous enthusiasm Only the Wisconsin and North Dakota followers of senator la Follette. Dissenting. Everybody knew what was going to happen and it did. Then came the bust Ess of selecting the vice preside Al candidate. Nobody knew what was going to happen though some of them thought they did. A recess was taken after the Nom administration turned Back on Farmer a failure of Congress to pass Relief Laws he says rests on Coolidge held up needed word president la Follette says could eastly have forced passage of farm legislation general Charles b. Dawes Marietta. Ohio. June 13.�?flooded with congratulatory telegrams from All parts of the country and surrounded by his family and by the morning. He said last night Quot i accept the nomination by the Republican party for vice presidency. I deeply appreciate the Honor con Marietta. His Birthplace and boyhood Home. Renewing old acquaintances at tending the commencement execration of president Coolidge to give Raj is 0f Marietta collage and Cele / the leaders another Opportunity to get together on a vice presidential candidate. When the afternoon session began however sentiment was no nearer crystallization than if had been during the preceding Days and nights of conferring and mane vering. And the first ballot carried 16 names Only eight of which had been placed formally in nomination. A the delegates gathered for the afternoon session handbills posters hands arid other campaigning material appeared. The floor soon was littered still puzzled leaders put their Heads together delegations caucuses individuals and groups were urged be seethed argued with. Lowden wins support some heard that judge William s. Kenyon of Iowa. Was the favored candidate. Others heard the Sam thing about senator Charles Curtis of Kansas. But while the nominations were being placed before the convention the name of gov. Lowden presented despite his protestation aroused the largest demonstration. On the first ballot or. Lowden received �22 votes judge Kenyon 12. General Dawes 149. And representative Theodore e. Burton 139. The administration leaders made plans to nominate Burton on the Sec William m. Butler Eam friends of his boyhood brigadier j feared upon general Charles g. Dawes nominated j the first word of the nomination Republican vice presidential Cand came Over the radio through which Date last night is planning to leave the family Circle was listening to the Marietta this afternoon for his Home proceedings of the convention. As in Chicago where preliminary plans the landslide of votes started in his for his Partt Paton in the Campagna direction on the third ballot the will be made. General pulled a Little harder on the famous inverted pipe but vouchsafed no a hell and Mariasz when the voice of the announcer announced officially his nomination his Only comment was he has been spending a week in rating with other surviving members of the class of 1884. The Fortieth anniversary of their graduation. The nomination came unexpectedly to or. Dawes and further than the Brief statement of acceptance Given to the associated press last evening he had no statement to make this slayers Fate May depend on gland condition Chicago iii., june 13.�?the Fate of Nathan e. Leopold jr., and Richard Loeb millionaires sons and confessed kidnapper so slayers of school boy Robert Franks May depend on the opinions of gland experts it is indicated since prosecution and defense have retained experts to exp self i the general held a Short informal reception to a number of intimate Marietta friends after the nomination but denied himself to interviewers and refused to talk politics. He retired at an Early hour to get some rest against the Busy Day today. Both Linde and Brown sent to Federal prison Madison. Wis., june 13.�?the pres ent National administration has a a literally turned its Back upon the Farmer a senator Robert m. Iva Follette of Wisconsin declared in a statement made Public today. He further declared that the responsibility for the a failure of the sixty eighth Congress to meet a righteous demand from the Farmers for necessary and effective legislation will rest upon president Quot president Coolidge has amply de senator Iva Follette statement said. A a that when the special interests which prey on the Farmer and on the Fulty consumer alike want something they enjoy their present special privilege. These interests demanded an adjournment in order to retain their Power and prevent the repeal of Laws under which they enjoy their present special privilege. A word from the White House would have kept con Gress in session hut that word was withheld. A a the Roll Call vote Oie motion to adjourn made it Plain to the country that the reactionaries in both parties Are of exactly the same the old guard republicans alone could not have prevented the Congress from adjourning. They needed the support of the old guard democrats and members of that party who would follow reactionary leadership. The record shows it was a combination of these elements which blocked Relief for the Farmer. A the responsibility for the failure of the sixty eighth Congress to meet a righteous demand from the Farmers of the country for necessary and effective legislation will rest upon president Coolidge and the House members who favored adjournment and to reactionary members of the end ballot. A Ai sign manager for presided Coolidge state s attorney say was openly working for him Sioux Falls. S. D., june 13.�?julius Linde former rapid City hanker and Grant o. Brown former Foeman of the Black Hills Gypsum company Amine the endocrine glands of the were sentenced to two years each in youths. The glands have a direct the Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary effect on the mentality behaviour and and fined $1,000 each yesterday in personality medical authorities say. Particular attention is to be paid to glands of the neck head and Chest which have a hearing on mental peculiarities medical advisers of the the tide however wept overwhelm toward Lowden on the second. Dot and soon in the midst of wild infusion delegation after delegation was striving for recognition to change v is cast for others into Nis column the final count gave him 7 79. A i u in in n i 4. F tentative Burcu and Dawes 32. Senator Frank b. Willis of Ohio moved that the Lowden a made unanimous. The Only decent r me from the Wisconsin Section and More confusion followed. In n i v m u Stu a a turf no _ _ a a be seethed argued with. Lowden wins support some heard that judge William s. Kenyon of Iowa. Was the favored candidate. Others heard the same thing about senator Charles Curtis of Kansas. But while the nominations were being placed before the convention the name of gov. Lowden pre his protestation Arous observed Here by business men National Flag Flay will he observed in Mitchell tomorrow and merchants in the City will display their flags from Sunrise to Sun set they decided at a meeting of the associated retailers at noon today. All citizens of Mitchell having flags Are urged to Chicago 111., june 13.�?the Fate of Nathan e. Leopold jr., and Richard Loeb millionaires sons and confessed kidnapper so slayers of school boy Robert Franks May depend on the opinions of gland experts it is indicated since prosecution and defense have retained experts to sex Federal court for conspiracy to violate the Federal motor vehicle theft act. Both men were found guilty at the recent Deadwood term of Federal court. Of Smith on ground Early for fight at new York meet new York. X. June 13.�?governor Smith has led the pre convention influx of democratic leaders for the democratic National convention. He arrived last night and will remain until the close of the convention. It is expected that William g. Mcadoo will arrive next wednesday. His Federal prison Sioux Falls. S. A. June 13.�?julius Linde former rapid City hanker and Grant o. Brown former fireman of the Black Hills Gypsum company Coolidge will push function of Bonus Bill Washington. C., june 13.�?directions for administration of the Bonus Law despite the failure of Congress to appropriate funds for the Pur Poje were Given today by president co it Lidge in orders to the government Heads affected. Director Hines of the veterans Bureau. Was instructed to apportion his appropriation for salaries and expenses during the fiscal year 1925 so As to make available for the first six months commencing july i amounts for the administration of the he used by the War and Navy departments. In a letter today to Secretary of War weeks recalling that the Bonus became a Law Over his protest the president said a i am not willing however to hold the administration of this Law practically in abeyance until Congress again convenes simply because i would be justified under existing conditions in so he added that the Law. In his opinion imposed certain obligations upon the executive Branch of the government which do not permit of delay in performance. Quot if this Law is to be carried into effect a the letter continued a so As to permit of Tho Cash payment being made within a reasonable time after sections for administration of the Bonus Law despite the failure of Congress to appropriate funds for the porpoise were Given today by president co judge in orders to the government Heads affected. Director Hines of the veterans Bureau. Was instructed to apportion his appropriation for salaries and expenses 4a a Ltd a a r j or a i j c e a of an so a to train bandits loot express. Near Chicago robbery originally said to have totalled $2,000,000, shrinks in size four motors in coup fridy 13 sees greatest naval peace disaster Lowden turns Back on second highest american position Back from giant 14-in. Gun spreads destruction in ship Turret third blast is Likely outlaws work with precision use Gas bombs to overcome train guards Cal Cage it 111., Juno 13.�?postal inspector Vernier was notified today that one of the stolen mail pouches ripped open and looted had been found at Crys act i Lake Illinois. Inspector immediately were sent to that Point. All of the Federal Reserve shipments were insured according to Hank officials. Chief inspector Germer said there were no outside Federal Reserve shipments on the train As All such shipments originate front the Federal Reserve Hank of Chicago. Naval authorities still tx-1 Able to assign enact cause for explosion san Pedro cal., june 13.�? up a All danger of another explosion aboard the Mississippi anchored outside the Harbor breakwater was removed today when the third charge of t. N. T., to Turret no. 2 was taken out a cording to lieutenant l. N. Morgan. Flag communication officer. San Pedro cal., june 13�? a3 Chicago 111., june 13.�? pm authorities of several counties were watching All roads today for traces of four automobile loads of train robbers who held up a Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul express and mail train last night carrying away a Fortune in registered mail. Postal and Hank officials however. Said the loot would be much Leas than Early estimates which had ranged from $1, 000.00 to $2,000,000. Although the Holdup was one of the most daring in Railroad history and was executed with precision and by a Large hand the exact number of which has not been ascertained a. E. Germer chief Post office inspector Here declared the loss we Ould not exceed $100,000 in his opinion. Federal Reserve Bank officials said All shipments of currency and securities from the Federal deserve Banks of Chicago aggregated $75,000. Stopped at Rondout the train in route from Chicago to St. Paul was stopped at Rondout. 111., 32 Miles North of Chicago. The train carrying eight mail coaches and two express cars left Chicago at 9 of clock Central Standard time. Fifty minutes later the bandits took Possession of the train. In 55 minutes More they gathered Between 42 and 45 pouches of registered mail and sped away into the darkness. Although the train carried More than 70 mail clerks and guards All armed Only those in three coaches were compelled to face the guns of the robbers. These coaches carried the registered and first class mail. The robbers forced their Way Quot into the. Cars by breaking the. Coach windows and throwing bombs filled we Ith chlorine Gas. The clerks and guards nearly overcome by the deadly fumes were forced to open the doors and allow the robbers to enter. Robbers hid on train at least two of the robbers concealed themselves aboard the mail special before it left Chicago. The train had just gone through Rondout and was travelling close to 60 Miles an hour. Two men carrying revolvers came from their hiding places Between the tender and the first coach crawled across the swaying Coal tender and into the engine cab. The muzzle of one weapon w As pushed against the neck of Engineer s. R. Waite of Milwaukee. The other Bandit covered the fireman e. J. Biddle also of Milwaukee. A a half mile Down the track you la see a red Light flashed on the West Side of the tracks a the Man Back of the Engineer said. Quot when you Spe that Light you la Stop the train. Of Tiu or n i i i to a vcv/11 v Jivu pc uui1c. Just we Here the Buckley Road a popular automobile route Between Chicago and Libertyville Cut the track a red Light flared close to the West rail. A now Jerk it a the Bandit yelled into to via it fat a Critto Ltd a cd cot Dows and throwing bombs filled with chlorine Gas. The clerks and guards nearly overcome by the deadly fumes were forced to open the doors and allow the robbers to enter. Robbers hid on train at least two of the robbers concealed themselves aboard the mail special before it left Chicago. The train had just gone through Frank o. Low Dun Friday the thirteenth and Navy mourns its dead. Forty eight of them three officers and 45 enlisted men. Their lives snuffed out aboard the i dreadnought Mississippi yesterday in j the Fleet s greatest peace time discs i ter. A disaster that brought a tragic Climax a week of Sham Battle and target practice. Oregon 111. June 13.�?g a former governor Frank o. Lowden in declining to accept the nomination aboard the Hospital ship Relief Lay As vice presidential candidate on the the dead. Killed by a premature sex Republican ticket after receipt of a Losion in the Mississippi a no. 2 tur Telegram from chairman Mon Dellure an it injured aboard the ii. S. Urging him to accept the utmost in s Mexico flagship of division four of animus action of the delegates replied to or. Mondell As follows a Telegram just received. I am deeply grateful for the action of the convention. However i have said a thousand times. I think. That i we Ould decline if nominated and i must keep my word. yield now we Ould mean the loss of my self respect. I shall do what i can for Republican Success As a private citizen but i cannot accept a place on the or. Lowden was told that the ass cited press made an attempt to charter an air plane and Fly to his Home at Oregon but were unable to find a Pilot who we Ould undertake the trip on account of the fast approach j ing darkness. �?�1 wish you had been successful a or. Lowden said. A a then we could have gotten right Back in the plane and tarted for Cleveland. Perhaps if i visited the convention and the delegates could see me and hear me Tell them thanks for the Honor but it is not for me and i will not accept it they might believe fellow wearing a Gray suit donned a Gas mask and forced one on Phillips. Before he had done this however he gave Phillips a course of instructions. Forces clerk to help a i want the Federal Reserve shipments a he announced. Phillips sold he could not distinguish one Pooch from the other. Quot Well you la help me find the pouches i want or Iti kill you a the Leader said. want the Federal Reserve shipments to Milwaukee Minneapolis. St. Paul Helena Butte Seattle and Spokane. I also want for my own special purpose a sack you have on Board consigned to Roundup. he chuckled As he said this. Then he adjusted his and Phillips Gas masks and forced the chief mail clerk to Lead the pouches were All obtained. The Roundup pouches contained a Large amount of currency. As the Bandit Leader and Phillips Flung the pouches to the ground the had been fired each rocking the great the Hattle Fleer members of a naval Board of inquiry prepared to open their investigation of the disaster. Aboard the Mississippi anchored outside the breakwater officers and men matched the flame shattered Turret where a 14 Inch gun with an As yet unexploded a charge jammed in its breach meant that the danger of still another explosion had not yet passed. Flare Bank is cause it was a a flare backs from one cd the guns that shot death in flames and poisonous gases Hack into the Turret through its open Breech. A second explosion the Breech locked let Loose in the Harbor Here As the Mississippi steamed Home with its dead and injured from the Drill grounds and hurled a steel projectile dangerously near to an outbound passenger liner. Should the third guns charge explode before it can he removed however it is believed that precautions already taken will Render the firing harmless. Of the injured there were strangely few. With a death list close to the half Hundred Mark Only eight men were numbered among the Hurt and the injuries of these were comparatively slight consisting mainly of minor Burns and lacerations. Just How the fatal explosion occurred we As still undetermined though from witnesses aboard the Mississippi and aboard other vessels near her we Hen disaster broke up their scheduled target practice a fairly comprehensive picture of the Accident was obtained. Battleships stand by. The battleships. Mississippi Tennessee. Idaho and California the latter towing the target we Ere off san Clemente Island 45 Miles from Here and were engaging in secret gunnery practice. A feature of we High was mass firing by thirty six 14 Inch rifles trained on a single target. The firing was under Way. It was about 9 of clock. In the plotting room of the Mississippi. Electric Pubis flashed one by one their signals As each gun was fired and reloaded. Eight of the 12 scheduled salvos other bandits forced the mail clerks to carry them to tie waiting automobiles we Here they we Ere carefully stacked in cars. Leave explosives several discarded masks a bottle of nitroglycerine and a Quantity of dynamite had been discarded at the Side of the track after the robbery these and a deep Pool of blood evidently from the wounded Bandit u a i a i la a t Rah Eric i Nevin ? i m a a a a hers left behind them. More than 500 armed men forming a Circle in closing in its Center the spot we Here the Holdup occurred. Were out Early today in an attempt to intercept the robbers. Les from amp a if. A thousand officials Are i want the Federal Reserve shipments to Milwaukee. Minneapolis. St. Paul Helena Butte Seattle and Spokane. I also want for my own special purpose a sack you have on Board consigned to Roundup he chuckled As he said this. Then he adjusted his and Phillips Gas masks and forced the chief mail to ship As the guns belched their steel at the target. After the eighth Salvo other guns in other turrets reported ready for the next Volley but no Flash came from Turret no. 2, near the Bow of the ship. In the plotting room anxiety grew. Attempts to communicate with the Turret failed. Then came a terse command a flood the on deck men and officers hastened to the Rescue but it we As More than half an hour before any attempt could be made to enter the doomed Turret. There were eighty Odd men there 48 of them perished. When the flare Back from the first 14 Inch gun came officers say it May have been caused by a Prema the battleships. Mississippi Tennessee. Idaho and California the latter towing the target were off san Clemente Island 45 Miles from Here and were engaging in secret gunnery practice. A feature of we hich was mass firing by thirty six 14 Inch rifles trained on a single target. The firing we As under Way. It was about 9 of clock
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