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JURY’S “GUILIT ALL DAYTON HAS LEFT Darrow Expects Revenge on Bryan in Higher Tribunal. BY ROBERT T. SMALL. DAY'TON, Tenn., July 18. —Dayton's day is nearly done. There is to be a little more of the tumult and the shouting, a few more bitter words in court, the formal retirement of the jury and the quick rendition of a verdict of guilty. The verdict may come by next Tuesday night, or it may be delayed until Wednesday. This trial has been notable for its delays. But the end is near, so far as Dayton is concerned. There will be immediate appeals to the higher courts. The defense on Monday and Tuesday will merely be going through the formality of com pleting the records, upon which the appeals are to be based. There never has been a chance for anything but a conviction here on the narrowest possible interpretation of the law. Some of the optimists of the defense thought they were making headway before Circuit Judge Raulston and that he would be liberal enough to let expert testimony as to the meaning of evolution go liefore the jury. They reckoned without the fundamentalism of the court. From the moment Judge Kaulston insisted on opening the court each morning with prayer the "liberals" of the de fense were doomed. Judge Accepts State Idea. The court has held that the Tennes see law says no one shall teach man descended from a lower order of animals. Young Scopes, the nominal defendant here, taught from a book which recited that all living creatures "rose from a single life cell, man along with all the rest of the animals. Throughout the hearing here the State lias persisted in its contention that evolution means but one thing— that man “came from a monkey.” This has been injected into the records at every possible crook and turti. The judge has accepted the State's idea. William Jennings Bryan has preached upon it. “Are we men or are we monkeys?” the good Dayton folk have asked themselves. Judge Raulston hearkened to the cry and has decided in favor of tlie men. Mr. Bryan naturally is jubilant over the turn of affairs. He feels he has won a great victory. The Tennessee statute has been attributed to his teaching and to his propaganda. Now that tne court has -ruled that the •tutute must be held to the strict let ter and its declaration that no person may teach a theory which denies the divine story of the creation of man as set forth in the Bible, Mr. Bryan is convinced a great step forward has been made. Mr. Bryan has taken the position that any man w r ho does not believe the Bible in its most literal sense is an agnostic or an intidel. Judge Kaul ston has agreed with him. Defense Lawyers Convicted. The judge, by ruling out the entire theory of the defense, that evolution is compatible with Christian belief, has convicted Clarence Darrow, Dud ley Field Malone, Arthur Garfield •Hays and the other counsel for poor little Scopes, in the eyes of this com munity. To them the trial is over. The real "defendants” who have been set ting the county by ears are the law yers from the "foreign States" of New York and Illinois. Poor little Scopes just read a paragraph or two out of a book. The book had been taught in the State for years. But suddenly it was made illegal. The theory, which had been good enough for the children in February, was completely outlawed in March. Scopes was a sort of victim of circumstances. He never has utter ed a thought of his own on evolution or the descent of man. But in behalf of Scopes, there was imported into the State and county three eminent lawyers. Bryan has called one of them, Darrow, the great est criminal lawyer of modern times. These men came into the county and began expounding in court their theory that the world is at least 600,- 000,OOt) years old, when Mr. Bryan and the Bible say it is less than 6,000 years old. These men came here and protested against opening the court each morning with fundamentalist and anti-evolution prayers. These men came here and talked about “lonely little cells at the bottom of the ocean" growing and growing and growing, until finally they emerged from the sea and walked upon the land and by and by became men and w omen. These men came here an’d said the Bible should be read in the light of reason and in the light of the scientific knowledge which has come to the world since the Good Book was written. Bryan Pleased Willi Success. But Mr. Bryan has said the Bible and jts miracles and its supernatural phenomena must be accepted as the "revealed religion." There should be no attempt, he said, to explain the story of creation. The evolutionists have contended that the Bible has not explained God's processes of creation. Mr. Bryan has said to attempt to ex plain these processes would be to make agnostics, infidels, scoffers and atheists of the children of the country. Mr. Bryan has won his great vic tory before Judge Raulston. Clar ence Darrow. "the greatest criminal lawyer of modern times,” has been bested in a misdemeanor case by the great commoner and evangelist. Mr. Darrow says the higher courts will tear this Dayton trial to bits. Mr. Bryan says the learned judgment of the learned Dayton court will stand. Meantime there is yet to come the conviction and sentencing of young (Scopes. The maximum penalty is a fine of SSOO. Judge Raulston already ,has denounced Scopes' crime as a ,"high" misdemeanor, so the fine is sure to keep company with that con ception of the offense. - Seven guests at a golden wedding In Wales had attended the couple's Wedding. II PERPETUAL II BUILDING i ASSOCIATION Pays 6 Per Cent on shares maturing in 45 or 83 months. It Pays 4 Per Cent on shares withdrawn be fore maturing. Assets Over $10,000,000 Surplus $950,000 Corner 11th and E Sts. N.W. JAMES BERRY President JOSH L A W. CARR . Secretary SCOPES SIDELIGHTS By the Associated Press. DA YON, Tenn.. July 18.—Attorney General A. T. Stewart, representing the State of Tennessee in the prose cution of John T. Scopes, may tell the Stewarts of South Carolina about the Stewarts in Tennessee. Mr. Stewart received today, through Dr. and Mrs. H. B. Stewart, Fountain Inn, S. C.. an invitation to attend the annual re union of the Walter Stewart Clan at Fairview Presbyterian Church, Green ville Countv, S. C. The reunion will be held August 27, and the attorney general said today that he hoped to be able to attend. The underworked jury in the Scopes case was having a full holi day today. Being a member of the jury lias'not interfered seriously with activities outside the courtroom. The jury has spent little time in court, most of the proceedings being argu ments not for the members' ears. The jury heard four witnesses testify for the State, and Dr. Maynard M. Met calf give his biographical sketch. "I got here too late.” were sad words in Dayton today. Many per sons, unaware of the recess over the week end motored into the city to be present as the case was tried in the Rhea County courtroom. Deprived of an opportunity to hear a debate of opposing counsel, the visi tors looked at the courtroom, visited the drug store "where it started." and wondered if every passing bareheaded man was John Thomas Scopes, the defendant. Scopes apparently was not per turbed by Judge Raulston’s decision to keep scientific testimony out of the case. He did not change expres sion as the judge read his decision, and he was able to go swimming in the afternoon. Scopes said today that he has made no plans for his program after the "Scopes case" ends. Around the council tables in the SCOPES’ ATTORNEYS RUSH AFFIDAVITS FOR TRIAL RECORD (Continued from First Paste.' torney General A. T. Stewart pro nounced the decision a glorious victory for the State. The taking of testimony from the scientific witnesses proceeded far into last night as, under the direction of Mr. Darrow, a corps of court stenog raphers busied themselves in pre paring the affidavits. The Scopes trial has been a failure from the concessionnaire’s point of view. Dozens of stands were erected along the streets of the city in the neighborhood of the courthouse, two of them rearing their brown tent roofs above the grass of the courthouse lawn. One of these, a barbecue stand, behind which the beauty ot' the lawn has been marred by a huge pit for the preparation of the meats, has not lost money, the owners say. A few of the local concessions have lost nothing. Built cheaply, there was not any great investment required for the construction of the stands, but despite the small expenditure, many of the men declare they have failed to earn enough to authorize the in vestment. Hurt by Ruling. Ruling of Judge Raulston barring expert testimony yesterday brought general sorrow to the concession men. Their earnest desire was that the trial might be prolonged until they might break even as they had- expected. "I paid $25 rent for the ground upon which my stand is built," one of them said, “and the building itself __ i Reduced Rates! Rent a Car! Drive It Yourself! WE LEAD jWE LEAD Ford Sedans Ford Coupes 10c Per Mile 10c Per Mile 100 Brand NEW CARS to Choose From! A Car for Every Purpose All PRIVATE APPEARING, With Balloon Tires! 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De fense and prosecution lawyers and the defendant. Scopes, are receiving a con stant stream of advice on the conduct of the case from supporters through out the country. One letter from a would-be legal counselor to the young school teacher announced that if the defendant would present to Judge Raulston the Inclosed "motion" the court would "Immedi ately release him and end the trial.” Pamphlets, booklets, leaflets and folders discoursing on many phases of legal and economic subjects flood the desks of the principal actors in tho evolution test case. All the send ers hope to be “of some assistance” to the representatives of one party or the other. In the custody of the court Is a bundle of letters and circulars ad dressed to members of the jury. Music by the Dayton High School Band, whose organization John T. Scopes aided, floated up last night into the judicial hall where the biology in structor is on trial. The band, which includes both boys and girls, played for an appreciative audience stretched out on the courthouse lawn or seated on the rough plank seats of the "air dome.” The youthful musicians have given several concerts since the trial has been in progress. The mountain roads and tree grown slopes around Dayton were visited to day by scores of court attendants who have been too closely occupied by the trial for attention to the impressive beauties of nature. A large part of the corps of news reporters went Into Chattanooga for the week end or went off to one of the many mountain re starts in adjacent counties. Some took a more extended sightseeing trip to the Smoky Mountains, leaving this morning, expecting to return tomor row afternoon. CHURCH ADMITS DARROW. Liberal Sect In Denver Honors Scopes Defender. DENVER, Colo., July 18 (/P ).— Clarence Darrow yesterday was elect ed to honorary membership in the Liberal Church of Denver because of the part Darrow has played in the defense of John Thomas Scopes. In electing the Chicago lawyer, the church went on record as “accepting" his "theory of Christianity.” The church also sent Mr. Darrow a letter expressing hope that the Scopes trial would succeed in bringing about "the early thoughts, now dormant in many minds, that imbued the foundation of progress in the American conscience." Fisher Body Co. Buys Rival. DETROIT, July 18 OP).—The Fisher Body Corporation yesterday announced the purchase of the Fleetwood Metal Body Co., Fleetwood, Pa. No price was announced. The shops will be maintained at Fleetwood. ■ > United States Envoy Improving. TOKIO, July 18 (A 3 ).—The condition of Edgar A. Bancroft, American Am bassador to Japan, who has been ill at Karulzawa for some days, showed slight improvement yesterday. cost about the same amount of money. A man’s got to take in money fast if he breaks even on a thing like that.” The town prepared to entertain thousands and the crowds came by hundreds. STATUS OF BELGIAN MISSION ANNOUNCED Members Named to Consider U. S, Debt Coming Without Des ignated Leader. By the Associated Press. BRUSSELS, July 18—Foreign Min ister Vandervelde announced that all the members of the mission which is soon to leave for the United States to negotiate a settlement of the Belgian war debt will be on an equal footing. It previously had been understood that M. Theunis, former premier and finance minister, and later Baron Car tier de Marchienne, the Belgian Am bassador to the United States, would head the mission. Deputy Plregard, Socialist, speaking in the chamber yesterday on the debt question, declared: "Those who know the meaning of the words fair and un fair understand the surprise and bit terness of the Belgians over repudia tion of President Wilson's signature.” The deputy recalled the speech of the French Deputy Marin, in which it was asserted that France and Belgium were perhaps creditors of their cred itor. M. Plregard remarked that 12 American States after the Civil War repudiated debts due European cred itors amounting to about 1,100,000,000 gold francs. GIRL’S CASE BAFFLING. Disappearance of Frances Sullivan Still Unsolved. Mystery of the disappearance of Miss Frances Sullivan, 18-year-old Eastern High School student, has not been solved by the police of this city, Montgomery County, Md., authorities or relatives of the missing girl. It has been one week since she wrote messages to her sister at her home, 2922 Tenth street northeast, and later deposited her clothing on the river bank near Rock Spring, Md., a suicide note pinned to the bundle. Then came reports from various sources that the missing student had been seen at different places garbed In a sailor costume, but police think they were mistaken in the identity. Inspector Grant, chief of detectives, yesterday issued another order to the police to make every effort to find Miss HILL HEADS DIVISION. Chief Petroleum Engineer in Charge of Investigations. Appointment of H. H. Hill, chief petroleum engineer, as the head of the petroleum division of the Bureau of Mines, to have supervision of all petroleum Investigations conducted here and in the field, was announced today by the bureau. Mr. Hill has served as assistant chief petroleum engineer for the past two years and previously was supervisor of oil and gas lease operations. 8. P. Kinney, assistant metallurgi cal chemist, with headquarters at Pittsburgh, has been named super vising metallurgist of the bureau, and O. B. Sims, electro-metallurgist, has been named chief of the metallurgical section at Pittsburgh. E. D. Gard ner will become acting superintend ent of the southwest experiment sta tion of the bureau, at Tucson, Ariz., n August 1. Hotel Inn I*hone Main 8108-8109. 57 room*, $0 weekly: 510.50 rooms. 58 514 with toilet, shower ami lavatory. «iO; " in room. 50 'Y more. Rooms like Mother s. FINDS WOMAN AUTO DRIVERS EQUAL TO MALE OPERATORS “Just as Competent , If Not More So, ” Is the Judg ment of American Automobile Association. “Sideswiped Husbands’ 9 Protest. Woman automobile drivers are just as competent, if not more so, than men. This statement is made by the American Automobile Association af ter a series of tests conducted by the Institute of Government Research. The two most important tests, the speed with which the driver reacts to to danger and takes steps to avert it, and the consistency with which the driver responds in such a situation, were participated in by student groups selected from George Washington University, special cure being taken that they averaged about the same previous experience in driving. "There is no basis for the assertion that women are more liable to lose their heads,” the report says. "It is largely a myth that society has fos tered by playing up the idea that wom en are expected to be emotional. There is no physical reason why they should be.” “Sideswiped Husbands” Protest. The above announcement brought forth today a sharp retort from the Amalgamated Association of Bide swiped Husbands, in which the find ings of the Institute of Government Research were arraigned caustically, with intimations that the report was colored by “chivalry for the weaker sex.” A series of “poignant, pertinent ques tions" was flung direct into the "hen pecked countenances" of the experts sponsoring "statements so manifestly prejudiced." The association of hus bands, keeping their Identity discreetly veiled, want to know: Why taxicabs and busses give right of way to nobody but woman drivers? Why fender and bumper repair shops are willing to spend huge sums of money in encouraging more women to drive automobiles? Why, when a woman driver wishes to pass an automobile on an open Clear The Pores Os Impurities With CuticuraSoap Soap, Ointmant, Talcum sold w»rwb«n. WHAT pleases us most is this—we retain our very oldest customers from year to year. 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Why are women the greatest con t.ributors to the municipal fund for broken lampposts? Why is Traffic Director Kldridge Haid to be considering the installation of full-size, lifelike decoys resembling a woman-controlled automobile at in i t erseetions where he wants cross | traffic to come to a complete stop? Why do Inspector Brown’s permit : examiners have a hunted look in their eyes? The association concludes its state ment with the suggestion that, grant ing, for the sake of the argument, that woman drivers have less trouble negotiating traffic than men have, perhaps it is because traffic automati cally and spontaneously scatters for safety when the familiar form of a woman driver, with tilted bonnet and grim countenance, heaves into view. SLANDER OF FASCISTS CHARGED TO ENGINEER Refused to Shake Hands With Of ficial cf Government After Street Fight. By the Associated Press. GENOA, Italy, July IS.—lt is re ported the public prosecutor has of’ fieially charged Haffaele Rossetti, aiv engineer, with “outrageous against the Fascist government.” Th«. charge follows a street fight in whi< U Rossetti engaged during argument■ aliout tite trial at Florence of Prof. Salvemini, accused of violating the Fascist laws regulating newspapers. A Fascist official met Rossetti after the fight and expressed sympathy for the latter, who was bleeding severed > The official offered to shake hands I but Rossetti refused, declaring: “I i will not shake hands with an official of the Fascist government.” The of ficial charges of the prosecutor then were made.