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Another Political Movement Und<
Chicago, July 17.?Another pol
tical movement, the Liberal pari
was launched today by formi
members of the Committee <
jForty-eight who bolted from thi
Judge Arthur W. Gray, mayor <
York, Neb., and Allen McCurd;
keynote speaker at the conventioi
head the new party.
The convention was confined 1
those persons, some 50 to 60 i
number, who signel its call, and a
other Forty-eighthers were exclut
ed from the hall. i
Lester Barlow, leader of t?
world War Veterans, attempted 1
make an address but was invited 1
leave. He threatened to call sti
another convention. "I have nev<
seen so many nuts collected i
Chicago as during the past fe
days," Barlow declared as he marcl
A. W. Ricker, * chairman of th
Chicago committee of forty-eigl
also was asked to leave when it wi
discovered he had not signed tfr
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G. A. Neuffer
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2 will not Move <
J. M. A
D McCurdy announced that theje>
principal purpose of the gathering' tr
sr was to oppose any attempt to nomi-jSi
nate Senator Robert M. La Follette, jm
for president and William Jennings ,th
>. IBrvan for vice nr?*rident. It is hi
ty probable that no presidential iicketjst
will be named by he Liberals. Ilii
, COX TO HELP SUFFRAGE Ife
FIGHT IN TENNESSEE 'ri
y. Columbus, Ohio, July 17.?Gov-jai
? ernor James M. Cox, Democratic ei
n, ' i
presidential nominee, promised Fri-,b<
day to dedicate himself in the ef-j
ln fort to put Tennessee over as the | M
II thirty-sixth State for woman suf-j
frage. He came out unqualified and ;
i asked Alice PauV leader of the suf-l
jfragist lelegations to appoint a com-lcc
_ _ _ _ ... .
jmittee with which he will co-operate
sin devising ways and means to put c<
' the amendment through, when a J*
special session of the Tennessee c?
Legislature convenes on August 9. m
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W DECLARES THE GOVERNMENT ;b<
v IS SUPREME IN ai
LIQUOR CASES PJ
it | Asheville. N. C., July 17.?The d<
is federal government has the power, "cc
ie' under the law, to try a case on j
/ series of
ens today |j
ock Now IJ
ian Association | :
i !ii_ i"
J. S. Morse jjj
V/IT^D/^LI A \
my more of thii
larges of violating the liquor laws, 'gyi
ren after a defendant has been ^anc
iel by the state courts. United anc
tates District Atorney W. C. Ham-| 1
er of Ashboro, rulied here today in Co:
te trial of George Cathey. Cathey ha\
id been arrested by the city and mo:
ate authorites on charges of tho
quor violations and came clear and hot
ten his case was taken up by the J
deral authorites. On Mr. Mammer QU
iling United States Commissioner
r?nnn fJndcpr fnnnH nrnahlp r>aiisp
id bound Cathey over to the fed al
term of court here, under a me
>nd of $500.
[ORE COTTON IS BEING Te?
CONSUMED IN SOUTH woi
Washington, July 14.?Ootton at
msumed in the cotton growing anc
ates was 56.4 per cent of the hor
>untry's total consumption during (
ine, compared "with 54.4 peV cent sail
>nt a year ago, the census bureau |tin<
onthly report.' today disclosed. | da j
here was increased consumption jit
>th in the cotton growing states jdia
id the rest of thei .country com-jfer
ired with a year ago but the in- dev
ease in the southern states was enf
>uble that of the remainder of the qu?
Active cotton spindles during J
une showed an increase of 55C,9G
of which the greater portion or!the
39,748 were in the cotton growing So
IGHT MILLION BOTTLES OF
CHAMPAGNE WILL BE
AUCTIONED OFF IN FRANCE
Paris, July 13.?Eight million m(
ottles of champagne will be among wl
he items on the last commodities H<
be placed on sale January 28, by
jhen the sequestered property of thi
Jaron Walter de Mumm will be As
uctioned off. This property was of
eized in 1915 subsequent to the M<
?aron's resumption of .German inj
itizenship when the war began. Pa
The number of bottles in the o*
iron's cellars in the vicinty of El
theims, where the sale will take
ilace, was gTeatly diminished dur- mc
tig the war. When General Luden- He
orff was making his furious drives
oward Rheims and Eperney p
he wine cellars were used as shel_
ers for the troops and the men
rere given almost priceless wine
rith their meals.
In addition to the bottled wines ee
here are 500,000 litres of wine in
l casks, these being stored in ware- '
ouses, mansions and cottages as 1X3
rell as secret hiding places beneath r,e^
ineyards in the champagne couny.
KIDNAPPED IN ST. LOUIS;
IS LOCATED IN HAVANA wii
Havana, Cuba, July' 15.?Jessie '
ostello, 10 years of age, daughter hai
f John Costello of St. Louis. Mo., ev<
lid to have been missing from her '
ome since April 15, was rescued ret
might by detectives who raided a Ba
ause in the Jesus Del Monte 'su- '
rb of Havana and arrested a gir
i Stock than
rE THE 1
J'C f . > / .
>sy woman named Milano Merin
i her son and daughter, Georg
3esides abduction of the chilc
stello charged the gypsies wit
ing robbed him of $1,750 i
ney, which, according to the au
rities, was found in the raide
ARANTINE ON COTTON
FROM BOLL WORM ARE)
IVashingto, July 15.?Establish
nt of a federal quarantin
rinst interstate shipment of cot
from sections of Louisana anis
infected by the pink bol
rm, will be effected within
tnight, it was announced toda;
a conference of cotton grower
[ state officials with the federa
Chairman Mariett of the boan
i the final draft of the quaran
; order would be ready in te:
rs or two weeks, and he expecte*
woyld become effective imme
tely after its issuance. The con
ence was held with the view o
eloping some uniform plan o
'orcing both the state and feders
irantines to prevent spread o
Mo agreement was reached, hov
jr, the state officials assertin
;y were without authority to ac
me indicated their willingness 1
:ept the federal action as suf
JOHN T. ASHLEY DEAD
Ir. John T. Ashley died yesterdi
)rning at 4:30 at Ware Shoa
lere he had lived for some tim
; was 42 years old. He is survivi
his wife and one daughter. Al:
ree brothers, J. M. and W. '
ihley of Anderson, J., W. Ashli
Abbeville, one sister, Mrs. Liz;
Dore of Abbeville, and the folic i
I half brothers and sisters: J. ]
irker, Ernest and Claud Ashle
Abbeville and Misses Minnie a:
eanor Ashley of Abbeville.
The funeral will be conducted t
>rrow at Keowee church, nes
mea Path at 11 a.
ROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC
The correspondence files of tl
easury Department hold moi
ms of purest ray serene than tl
llion vault, if we may judge b
;se excerpts written to the d<
rtment by relatives of soldiers i
ference to allotments of pay:
"We have another war baby i
r house. How much more do
"Dear Mr. McAdoo: I have
fe and four children. Should
ire more or less?"
"Please send me my allotment,
re a little baby and knead i
'To whom it may concern :Pleas
urn my marriage certificate
by hasn't eaten in three days.
'You have changed our littl
1 into a boy. Will it make an;
A Big Sa<
we are Forced U
MOVING DATE, S
o differenceV* ' ,
e "Please let me know if John has
put in his application for a wife and
h "I am writing to ask why I have
n not received by elopement money.
[- His money was kept from him for
d the elopement I received."
"Just a line to let you know I am
a widow and four children."
"I have a four-months'-old baby
^ and he is my only support."
Dear Mjr. Wilson: "I have al"
ready written to Mr. Headquarters
6 and received no answer, apd if I
don't get one from you I am 1 going
^ to write Uncle Sam himself.",
"I did not know my husband had
a a middle name and if he did I
y didn't think it was none."
s "You ask for my allotment num1
ber. I have 4 boys and 2 girls."
"I received my insurance polish,
and have since moved my post of"fice."
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