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(ONB 41! MM ktablished 1865 55th Year No. 121 Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky Thursday Afternoon, May 20, 1920 Price Five Cents ElMM KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY VICE PRESIDENT Taggart Endorsed For U. S. Sen- i ator By Democrats of Indiana (By Associated Press) Indianapolis, Ind., May 20 "Equal and exact justice to all men" as a remedy for urrest was prescribed by Vice President Marshall in his key note address today before the State Democratic Convention. He also urged jail sentences for profiteers and in creased production to relieve the high v jost of living. "I hold that the Democratic doc trine of equal and exact justice to al men and of special privileges to none will meet all the angry and i recon ciled views of today," said Mr. Marsh- all. The Vice President also expressed that President Wilson and the Senate would reconcile their differences over the peace treaty and that it would be ratified; but said no man should.be read out of the Democratic party be cause of his opinion on the League of Nations. "This was, as I understand it," the Vice President said, "an American war. The peace should be an Ameri can peace. fThe var could not have been fought successfully as either a Democratic or Republican war. The peace can not bring that real peace which the American people want if it be made either as a Democratic or a Republican peace. I still hope that the President and the Senate will reach an accord upon such terms as will enable the treaty to be ratified and a de jure peace to be made with the government of Ger many, ,'but as I grant to no man the right to read mo out of the Demo cratic party nor to say to me that I can not stand upon its platform, ad vocate the election of its candidates and vote for them, I, myself, will not say to any man that his views upon the League of Nations inevitably place him "without the Democratic fold."- Mr. Marshall closed his speech with an endorsement of Thomas Taggart for Uunitcd States Senator from In diana and with a pica . for Indiana democracy" not to remove the ancient land mark:;, to hold fast to the faith, to be strong and to anuit 'themselves like men." ' "Success is de:;irab!c but' lienor ' 'is needed," the Vice President' 'declared. Any let up in the enforcement1 natonal urohibit in until loiral chancre has been made in its provisions !wa's opposed by Mr. Marshall who warned r ,f the Democratic party that' 'it Would "merit the contempt of llhc 'people 'if - 5 ever stands for the flaunting cf a a x because certain citizens do not be lieve in it.'" "While the prohibition amendment remains it must be suffered in accord- nce with its provisions", he said, "If crystallising public sentiment does not as the days go by get back of ,it, the people will find a way lawfully to lessen what some deem to be its rigors." The Vice President assailed the Re publican congress fo rits work during the last year, declaring it has "laid its hand upon nothing and hns thought of nothing save a proposal to pre vent during an unprecedented scari city of manufactured products . the dumping of foreign made goods on our markets an oblation to the great God Protection that will not permit the lowering of prices lest 300 per cent stock dividends may. no longer be declared and thus the working! men be put upon an eqquality with the pauper labor of Europe." Mr. Marshall declared the after math of the war in legislative halls would be heart breaking if it were not humorous and charged that the Republicans have spent to show that the victory which we won was really a defeat." "The Republican party has not re habilitated America,'' the Vice Presi dent said. "The question now is, to ' what party will the people commit the work of reconstruction?" Advice To Merchants (P-y Associated Tress) ' Chicago, May 20 Bankers here t3 today advised merchants to liqui- date their stocks and curtail bor rowing. Agriculture and other necessities will have first call "on credit requirements, they said. DO you knew the story of the "Battalion cf Death?" Hear Col. Smith at the First Christian church Saturday night. 120 4 Thc Richmond Greenhouse will make a specialty of cut flowers for the May Festival week. Give them your order right away, 119-3 NEARLY ALL REPUB. DELEGATES ELECTED (By Associated Press) Chicago, May 2D With the Re publican National Convention only 18-days away, and all but 85 of the delegates already elected, the situation facing the republi can candidates is that no candi date will enter the convention with enough pledged votes to give, him any decided advantage over his opponents. Forty-seven of the 53 states and territories have chosen delegations, and are sending 537 uninstructed dele gates, 44 more than a majority, over those who will sit in the con vention. Gen. Wood on the face of returns, will show the most strength on the first ballot, with Johnson, Lowden and Harding, following in that order. Cam paign managers agree there will be no nomination on the first bal lot. TEN ARE KILLED IN W.VA. GUN FIGHT (liy Associated Press) Matewaiv W. Va., May 20 One hundred deputy sheriffs arm ed with rifles, today patrolled the streets of this mining villa rr where ten persons were killed last night in a battle between pri vate detectives and citizens. De puties were rushed here by Sher iff Blankespud, and they had the situation in hand at daylight and quiet prevailed. Thirty members of the state po lice force arrived during the fore noon and patrolled the streets with deputy sheriffs. There was no recurrence of disorders. The authorities today are' unable to formulate a correct list of those killed but state that ten met per sons met death. The trouble, according to ad vices, came through the killing ol a man named Albert Felts, by a miner ior wnom ne naci a war- rant.uetective Ferguson wno was i nearby, is said to have shot the miner, whereupon the officer was shot and instantly killed. This .brought on the battle, which ter minated in nine, additional deaths. Miners are; said to be averse to' deteqti'vcti . agency, i ( .operajiityj ni .that section,, and, all, trains enter ing the mining districts , are, re ported as being searched by, them. in an effort to keep them qut, ; I : ; ;t : ' t Awaits Lower Sugar, Price ' (My Associated l'ress) ' New York,' May 20 The Na tional Preserving Company here today announced it would stay out of the sugar market until the price recedes. President Blake- more asserted that no suirar and high prices were due to specula tion. Daylight Law Remains (liy Associated Press) Albany, May 20 Daylight sav ing remains in New York since Governor Smith today 'vetoed the bill designed to repeal the day light savings law. Germany Busy Printing Bank Notes Will Need Them (By Associated i'ress) Berlin, May 20 Germany's paper money now in circulation amounts to 60,000,000 marks and is increasing by 1,000,000,000 marks a week, declares August Mueller, former Minister of Ec onomics. The printing of bank notes is the only flourishing in dustry in Germany today, he writes. Germany's indebtedness, says Herr Muelled, is now about 230, 000000,000 marks. This, he adds, is, perhaps, redeemable at . the present low value of the mark but never if it recovers even half its former value. American Catholics For Missions In China (By Associated Press) Omaha, May 20 The begin ning of vigorous Catholic mis- j sionary work in China by Ameri sailing May 25 from Seatle of a party of Catholic priests, which according to the Rev. Edward J. Galvin, includes the first large group of Catholic missionaries to be sent from this country to China. The Chinese Mission So ciety, which Rev. Mr. Galvin founded in 191 fi- has rprpntlv nnr- chased 250 acres near Omaha with the purpose of' erecting i there a college for the education (of priests for mission work in China. CONCLAVE FILLS CITY OF LEXINGTON Richmond Ccmmandery Furnish ed Own Band and Gave Bril liant Reception The second day of the Templar Conclave at Lexington is in full sway and hundreds from Richmond and vicinity arc enjoying the festivities and many will remain over Friday for the Shrine features. The extensive program has been carried out without interruption and the attendance has been beyond that expected by the most sanguine. The reception by Richmond Com mandery Wednesday night at the Phoenix hotel was a delightful affair, the local knights and ladies in at tendance proving themselves equal to the occasion being deluged with guests daring the" entire evening. The dance following the reception was en joyable and participated in by many from this city and section of the state. The Richmond Commandery sur prised many by appearing in the parade headed by a band from this city. This was due to the work of J. H. Leeds, manager of the old Rich mend band, who was assisted by Nel son Elder, Charles Nelson, Chariot Stanifev and Edward Warford, of Richmond, five students from Perec college and Lartn Case and Ifowartl Toynter, of Maysville. The local co:r: mandery occupied a position about the middle of the procession. The pro gram for Thursday is as follows: y a. m. Session of the Grand Com mandery. 10 a. m. -Motion picture entertain ment for visiting ladies. Auspices of Ladies Auxiliary Webb Commandery Assemble at Masonic Temple. 12 p. m -Luncheon, Grand Com mandery, Masonic Temple. 2 p. m. Visit to Homo Economics State University by visiting la''!e?. Auspices Ladies Auxiliary of Webl Commandery. , 5 p. m. Grands Review and Com pctitive Drill. 7 p. m. -Band Conceit, Brc4:ir. ri(1 e StUare Ransliaw's . Cuncei rjanii. 8. p. m. Reception' and dance by Reception and dance Oleika Temple. Mvstic Shrine fo; Grand Commandery. and . , all . . Sj r Knights and ladies " all ,-Phoenix b;tli r6onv:n-u- 1 ' . ' -n '. , , Thought Boy' Was Cryjn- "Wclf" ! Nv Castle,l;Ky.; ;May 20-r,e-cause his phone' call' or a doctor was' regarded as a 'joke, Charles Rosenberg; 13 years' old, is. dead of a pistol wound.1' After the boy left alone in the home of his fos ter parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gividen, had accidentally shot himself through the intestines- he telephoned a physician's house. "Something awful lias happened,'' he told the doctor's wife. The woman, not knowing that the boy was shot and presuming his foster parents were at home, dismissed the call as a joke. Three hours later when Mr. and Mrs. Uivens returned, they louna tut boy in a dying condition. The physician' rushed the boy to St. Joseph's Infirmary, Louis ville. Loss cf blood, however, had weakened him and he died soon after reaching the hospital. Bandits Shoot Up Town Toledo, O., May 20 'Six ban dits early today shot up the Main street of Delta, Ohio, near here seriously wounded citizens and invaded the Peoples Savings Bank and escaped with $12,000 in cash and Liberty bonds. The townspeople . scurried for shelter as the bandits, sped thru the main street in an automobile, shooting promiscuously. Entering the bank the bandits slugged As sistant Cashier Casler. and other employes were forced into a reai room. The bandits escaped to- ward Toledo. Lookouts Hoptown Washington, May 20 The pop - ulation of HopkinSville, Ky.,will be announced tomorrow forenoon , YOU can't afford to miss hear ing Col. Sm'th Saturday night. 4 CHANGE OF DATE The date cf the Federation oi Music Clubs contest has been changed from Thursday May 27 to Wednesday May 26th it will be held at 8 p. m. at the Normal Auditorium. No ad mission will be charged md the musi cal public are invited. , COL. Dan Morgan Smith will deliver his celebrated war lecture here Satu hear him. ' 120 4 THE WEATHER Partly cloudy tonight and Fri day; showers tonight in east portion. . v.' THE MARKETS "Cincinnati Hogs steady ; Chi cago steady; butcher ; cattle steady ; calves $l lower. ' Louisville, May 20 Cattle 100; slow; hogs 2,400; steady; sheep, 100; steady; all unchanged. PATRONS BOOST SCHOOL PROJECT Enthusiastic Reception Tendered County Board At Berea Purse Strings Loose The unusual experience of hav ing a committee all ready for the purpose of raiding funds, 'and a large number of residents of the count yinsisting upon giving for school purposes in a voluntary manner, was that of the members of the Madison county school board Tuesday when they, to gether with county superintend ent Edwards, reached Perea. They were met by a committee and tendered enthusiastic recep tion. The college officials and the board -in general compliment ed the county board upon the matter of establishing an eight or nine months school term. They then presented the matter of con solidating the Narrow Gap and Pilot Knob schools and stated they were willing to finance a part of the proposition and would donate grounds for the experi mental farm, as well as give a portion of the fund for the es tablishment of necessary build ings. ..This insures the comple tion of the plans and the project, '.ne of the first of it's kind in the state to be established and oper ated independently and the near future will record the furthering of the. plans- which1 may'1 undergo a change, since the generous! as sistance has been pledged. Tins came throught the 'residents j of ;he nearby districts' One of the members of the board, Mr. Mob erly, said that the future surely looked bright, since the' 'patrons insisted upon -paying for the im proveinents'aS outlined by the board and even on a. marc exten sive ! scale ; 5,1 Superintendent Ed wards saiu Ueniiesclay that he was greatly pleased wrth pro -poets and co-operation -upon the part of s'o-many of the patrons as well as residents of the dis tricts, where the improvements are to be made. DOUBLE HEADER NOS EVEN BREAK The Sue Bennett and Eastern Normal school teams have a game apiece to their credit, as a result of the doubleheader played Wednesday afternoon at the local school grounds and . the story might have, been different had the local men been able to hit Waklon, the twirler for the visit ors, lie "put 'cm over" in such a manner that the batsmen were guessing throughout the rrn m p however they ! -slice eded in run- ning up a score of 7 to 2 in the first game. The second resulted in a victory; for the visitors by a score of 9 to 2. The Eastern team will go to Barbourville Sunday where they are booked for games on Monday and Tuesday of next week. This will make 11 games for the team this year. Of the nine, they have won three, Stanford being the only opposing team they have j failed to win from. After the Itwo games at Barbourville, a number of other games will be "booked for the local grounds dur- : ing the latter part of the season. Rice, the Eastern school crack 1 pitcher, will go from Hazard, and i pitch the two games against Barbourville. NO CIRCUIT COURT TODAY There being no cases down for Trial today, there was no session of the Madison circuit court. The regul ar session will be resumed on Friday" morning and will continue until the work of fininshing up the cases now on the docket, which will bring the work up to the hearing of the cases resulting from the recent grand jury operations. ' . Will Luxon, of ' the Luxon ga rage, is in Detroit, to drive back , here. TAKE VOTE ON WOMEN AS ELDERS Important Matter Comes Up Be fore the Presbyertian Gen eral Assembly (By Associated Press) Philadelphia, May 20 Admis sion of women to ordination as ruling elders of the Presbyterian church is a question that will be submitted to a referendum vote of the entire denomination in the United States, if the recommcn dation of a commission which has been studying the. subject for the past year is approved by the Pres byterian General Assembly which opens its annual sessions here to night., A survey, taken by the Com mission on the Official Relation of Women in the. Church, in which the opinions of leading ministers, elders and women was obtained, led its members to these conclu sions : "That the Scriptures did not forbid either women elders or women' preachers ; that three oth ed denominations ordain women to the ministry but that few wo men avail themselves of the priv ilege ; that four other denomina tions did not have women preach ers and arc not inclined to have them ; that the evidence shown is favorable to women as elders but unfavorable to women as minis ters ; that of the Presbyterians canvassed 60 per cent favored women as ciders, 48 per cent fa vored women as ministers, while 31 1-2 per cent opposed any change in the present usage of the church." An elder in the Presbyterian church occupies a spiritual office but does not preach. lie assists the minister in his religious dut ies and, as a prebyter, is a mem ber of the governing bod)' of the church endowed with the function anibng others, of maintaining de nominational doctrine and admin istering discipline. For centur ies the office has been filled ex clusively by men. Last year- three Presbyteries, it was said, made overtures to the General ,Asscmliy.: : One from the Presbytery of Columbia river asked that women he made eligi ble to ordination both as minis ters' and ruling elders. :i Another from the ,Presbytery ' of Dallas. Texas, asking that a committee be appointed to investigate: 'the whole question of enlarged" op portunities . for. women in the church, and the Presbytery of Saginaw, Mich., urged that they be ordained as ruling elders. The Moderator thereupon .appointed a commission to inquire and report composed of -Rev. S. Hall Young, chairman, the Rev. Edgar W. Work, and Rush Taggart," all of New York, the Rev. William" Bar rett, of Bellnfontaine, Ohio., awl John T. Manning, of New Haven, Conn. The commission said it found that the Methodist Protestant the Congregational and the Chris tian churches ordained women to the-ministry but few availed theni selves of the privilcge. Four oth er denominations- the Lutheran, Episcopal,, Baptist, and Methodist Episcopal, it was said, "do not have women preachers nor does there-fseicm to be any particular inclination in these churches to accord them this office. - "In practically all of these sev en churches," said the report, "women are admitted' to every other official position in the church except the ministry. They serve on official boards, are trus tees, deaconesses, etc., and there is a growing tendency to admit them to official equality with men in the matter of council and over sight in the govermrreut and ser vice of the church." Those opposed to any change in the present usage in the Presby terian church were quoted by the commission as urging that ordin ation of women would lower the dignity of the office, afford an ex cuse for men to shirk their duties retard, or defeat 'the union ' of Presbyterian cjiurcb.es in the Un ited States, keep men from church and countenace and ac celerate a "dangerous feministic movement." Arguments quoted in favor of the change included statements that it would accord with the spirit of the.-, age and with -women's civil equality, that women and girls composed the" majority of the membership of the church and did more work than the other sex and that they were, "entitled PRISONERS HAVE PLENTY OF MONEY There are a large number in the Madison county jail who will soon be set at liberty, since most of them, convicted during the recent session of the United States court, arc prepar ing to pay the fine assessed. This ranges from $100 to $209, and the 30 days, although there are a few of ! 60 days duration, while two are for a period of six months. Attorneys in the city are comment ing upon the fact that almost every man serving time in the county jail, is. doing so because they cannot avoid it a logical conclusion, however, heretofore, the lack of money with which to pay fines has caused many to languish behind the bars for a con siderable period. It develops that this will not be the case with the ag gregation doing time at present, since all seem to be well supplied with money, and arc putting in the requir ed time at present, since all seemed to well supplied with money, and arc putting in required time because of their inability to buy their way out. Several of the men incarcerated have several hundred dollars in their pock ets and two of them asserted that they would remain in jail before they will pay the fines assessed. Almost' every one serving sentence a'loted to them admit that they do not i mind the fine, saying "that is easy",! but when the jail sentence is tacked on they can but go to jail. j This does not indicate that the leni- ence shown first offenders by Judge Cochran being repeated in the future shouldany of them be brought before him again on similar charges, for he issued a warning before the close of the term stating that he was disposed to give most of them a chance, several pleading ignorance of the law. MG FESTIVAL i i ( . , ; i 1 ' ' PENING TONIGHT The opening of the May Music Festival Thursday night jyr beu;g awaited with, a degree' of im-i patience hy . a nwirderwho have I of John Speed Smith, brother of been, steadily arki earestly re-1 Mrs. G. W. Evans, who was in hearsing for the event for some! attendance "at " a meeting , ,of time. The artists.. U. appear oriiWshingtoiv 'state' prosecutors at the nrocram have bcs'an to" ar i Seattlei'fi-The prosecuiors ...were, rive and will benref ent't tKe,:aftanfrfin'';o'''at'i'' anti-Red ; cam- wjll beprefent-at t?te,?afi"'fonfe,.rrhVgf:-oiVa' pointed time., The big'clVorus is'maigiv'whicn ha in readiness for it's part in the a f fair and indications are ''that'. the festival will be. all that has' been' hoped for. . .,' , The riper of Hamelin, the sec-' ond part of the introductory night will be an especially inter esting and entertaining .feature. The children from the fifth and sixth grade schools have been earnest workers in preparing and the appearance of Mr. John Hoffman promises to make the evening one of rare pleasure and success. Weitsei's Appeal Dismissed The Supreme Court of the United States has dismissed the appeal of Fred W. Weitzel, of Ludlow, former receiver of the First .National Bank at London, Ky., convicted and sentenced for making alleged false reports' to government and embezzlement. According to this decision," the case will have 1 to be appealed from the U. S. District court to the U. S. Court of Appeals, and this action has already been taken. Foreign Trade Condi tiens Washington, May 20 April ex port decreased one hundred and thirty-five million while imports fell off thirty million, as compar ed with March figures, the De partment of Commerce announc er today. The resolution was introduced by Senator Borah,-republican of Idaho, and was adopted without a record vote and with little discus sion. THIS man went into the ser- ,cneK Hear hini at the. First Christian Church Saturday night. 120 4. " FOTTS Gold Dust Flour makes better bread. Try and be con vinced. &sk for it. 57 6 to the "honors as well as .the lab ors." . -The commission declined to exi press an opinion on the merits of the question, stating that.it was divided, "a. majority having, ex pressed themselves as conserva tive." :.:V: y 'r,: -.". WORLD WAR HERO NOW FIGHTS BOOZE Col. Dan Morgan Smith To Speak In Interest Of Anti-Saloon League Saturday Night Col. Dan Morgan Smith, Chi cago attorney and late command- ier of a battalion of the 538th in- fa"t5y' 15 '"ak, speaking tour of Kentucky under the joint di rection of the Anti - Saloon League of America and the Ken tucky League. He will speak in the first Christian church in Richmond Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Col. Smith, it is announced, will relate his war experiences and those of his command. The bat talion of which he had charge be came known as the "Battalion of Death" 1 ecause of the great exe cution which it brought on the enemy. But it did not itself escape cas ualty. When it entered the' St. Mihiel drive it had strength of 1161 men. At the conclusion of that drive its strength had been cut to 327. Before the war Col. Smith was a major on the military staff of the governor of Illinois and j-idge advocate of the National Uuaru. At America s entrance into the war he enlisted as a pri vate soldier and attended officers' training "camp. His promotions were rapid. I fe and his com mand saw some of the hottest service of the entire war: Coioncl Smith's meetings are free. Women as well as men are invited. Especial invitation is given to former soldiers, sailors and marines. It is said by the Anti-Saloon League that Colonel Smith has spoken many times in every state in the union, and also has been heard in several countries. Former Maohcnian In Big Work In West Relatives have received : copies of an issue of the Seattle, Wash., Daily limes- containing pictures been , pushed with 'much ' 'success-' ill1 that state. ifrr Smith'," who ' is a ftjrmer. Ken-, tiicfcidri, is chie'f U;: S.: jna.turaiiza. tiou examiner for that district.He has htfd'a V'rinriirient part in the campaign to make better Ameri cans out of the large foreign ele ment in the western states. Investigation Is Ordered (My Associated I'ress) Washington, May 20 The Sen ate today ordered investigation of the campaigns of presidential, candidates of both parties, includ ing their contributions and ex penditures or use of influence. i No Trace of Slaughter (Hy Associated l'x-ess) Louisville, Ky., May 20 Offi cers who crossed the Ohio river into Indiana last night in search of Tom Slaughter, alleged bandit, returned here today reporting that they found no trace of him. Dcrcthy Dalton And Players Report Incidents Dorothy Dalton and her sup porting company during the film ing of "Black is White,'? her Thomas H. luce photoplay, which will come to the local theatres to day, had some- rather startling experiences that were not set down in the 'script of the picture. Some of the scenes of the 'film take place in a jungle. To . se cure" the proper atmosphere the players journeyed to Miami,. Fla. They had been on location only one day when the hurricane .which swept over the South re cently overtook them. , At the. time they were some, fifteen miles trom iuiama, out in trie country. The whole company was quickly packed into automo biles and driven at full speed to the city. "Properties' were left behind in the rush- and one valu able motion picture camera was lost. t . : THIS is the greatest historical sketch ever given on the late war. Hear Cel. Smith Saturday night. 120 4 . "Joe" has a fresh lot of Miss Hqlliday's cand. " Take a box to the May Festival with you Mav 20 and 21. . , .. .