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FROM LEADER ADVERTISEMENTS JUjL^Jr^ UP WITH AIL THE LOCAL NEW3 — - "" """" ' .. ■„ .......■ ■-! .... I., — —I.— -■■■■ ■■■—'■ ■ ■ ■ I .1.1. _ ■ 'M "I 1 . .... ...... .1.1,1.,! Ml. ... .1 ....J -.1,1 ■■■„ . .i.,| - -- ■ - ■ - || THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION. • BBOOKHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI, SATURDAY, AUG. 5, 1922 . SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $2£6 BY THE YEAR. ; ' WALL FALSELY ATTACKS CONGRESSMAN QUIN AND WIFE FOR THIRD TIME % • ' - V _ • ^ AAAAAA " AAAAAA A/WAAA OOOOOO AAAAAA aaaaaa . , ■ -V a : * J WALL PUBLISHES PARTS OF STATEMENTS OF CHISHOLM, BETTS AND BOREN AS ANTICIPATED * a a OOOOOO OOOOOO OOOOOO OOOOOO OOOOOO OOOOOO • . Vote for Percy E. Quin for Congress— the True, Tried and Proven Friend of the People LETTERS SHOW UPON THEIR FACES THAT THEY ARE UNTRUE y . 00-0000 OOOOOO 00000-0 0-00000 Chisholm’s Statement Proven Untrue—Betts An Elevator Man In Office Building. New York World Slanders All Mississippi Congressmen. 4 A complete expose of three statements upon which Wall bases his charges ag'ainst Mr. and Mrs. Quin. Mrs. Quin forced to make statement in her own defense and in defense of her husband, which should end matter. ♦ ‘fSj* XV \ v Bp FRIENDS OF MRS. AND MR. QUIN TESTIFY My opponent, still pursuing his questionable methods of undertaking to prejudice the minds of the people against my wife and myself has issued a circular under the head “HERE’S THE PROOF.” This makes it necessary for me to trespass upon your patience by discussing the infamous charges contained in this circular somewhat in detail. In this circular he introduces four witnesses who say no service was rendered by my wife in consideration for thp salary qf Clerk received by her; viz; The Evening World, Hilton Chisholm, E. B. Bette, and Walter E. Boren, At the conclusion of this clrculur, he states that each of' the above four alleged witnesses aVe disinterested and he then states that the only proof that my wife did the work as clerk is my state ment to that effect, and charges that R. Lee Stamps does not say my wife did the work as such clerk, and he submits his claim to the office he seeks en tirely upon the circular and closes his campaign. Now in answering these infamous charges made against the honor of my wife and myself, I wish to direct your attention, first to the persons who are responsible for making the charges, and the motive upon which they are acting. The person directly responsible for making these charges in this campaign is, of course, H. V. Wall, himself, and bis motive is obvious to any person who thinks. He claims that the basis upon which he makes such charges and the foundation upon which such charges rest is an alleged article in The Evening World on Thursday, June 27th, and in order to give as much weight as possible to the alleged tes timony of The Evening World, Wall testifies in his rlronlor that thla no nor 4a nna nf thn . lnnillntr Democratic papers of the United States, and he vouches for the justice of the charges made in that paper, and he testifies to and approves the charac ter of that paper as such, and on that ground re commends it as being worthy of credence, respect and influence ip this 7tb Congressional District of the State of Mississippi. He cannot claim that his testimony as tp the character of this paper was given ip ignorance of the true character, beliefs and policies of this publication; to the contrary, he shows by his arguments that he is thoroughly familiar with the paper, its management, control and policies. The character and policy of this pa per is best proven by its public declarations and statements contained in its columns. I have here tofore quoted from this paper and made public in this Congressional District the attitude assumed by this paper us to the south and southern inter ests. 1 have shown you that this paper believes in and advocates social equality between the whites and the blacks, and that this paper is a south-hater, and an advocat^ of destroying the safeguards we have sp laboriously and carefully written into opr la^s seeking tp prevent sycb an odious condition. It advocated the Anti-Lynching Law. Knowing thhj to be true, and for the sake of promoting bis personal interest he stoops so loVk as to recommend and commend this paper as a Demo crat and worthy of exercising influence in this Congressional District. If it is true that this paper and itB policies and purposes are correctly' described as stated by him as a “leading Democratic paper”, and a “true advocate of the Democratic Cause in this South land”, I, for one, will anqouncf here and now that J shall never be a follower under such a banner. I, fer one, and I "think every other white person in this district, would blush for shame if I had even uuthoughtedly helped or promoted or intimated that I could under any possible circumstance be the follower of eucb a leader. This might be the kind of leader of Democracy Mr. Wall is will ing to follow. To say the least of it, so long as he obtains what he thinks is an advantage, he is will ing to complimeut and approve U as being a ' lead - • FORMER SECRETARY STAMPS SAYS MRS. QUIN DID HER WORK—WALL’S CHARGES “UN TRUE, UNFOUNDED AND UNJUST.” Hon. Pi E. Quin. Brookhaven, Mississippi; Dear Mr. Quin: I have read the paper circulated on the streets of Brookhaven today issued by Mr. Wall under the heading “HERE’S THE PROOF”. I have read in that statement where Mr. Wall saffe that I failed in my previous affidavit to stale that Mrs. Quin did any work to earn the money she received as your clerk. Mr. Wall is mistaken in Ijis con struction of my affidavit. It was my purpose then and is my purpose now to state that Mrs. Quin did do the work. You established and maintained in addition to your office in the Congressional Office Building, another office in your home . which was run ljy your wife. I had charge of, as you of course know, the business done in your office in the Con gressional Building, and Mrs. Quin only worked in this office as occasion required. Letters addressed to you personally and certain departmental matters were taken care of by her in your office at home. This was her principal duty as clerk. I understood from you all along that the office was maintained in your residence for the convenience of your 'wife as she would by that means be constantly in touch' with the affairs of the home, as well as your official matters.’ I have read also the statements quoted from letters pur porting to have been written by Chisholm and Betts. I know these men were not so situated that they could tell anything about who was working in your office. I have read the quotation from letter of Boren. As has been sta ted, he is my brother-in-law* and I do not pare to discuss his statement in anv manner whatsoever on this occasion. Mr. I Betts’ statement that I did all of the work in your office is absolutely talse. Frequently you had several people doing clerical work in your office at the same time, and you paid them out of your own pocket. All of these charges made against you and your wife are untrue, unfounded and unjust. Your Friend, s R. LEE STAMPS. • mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmam . . ,. • ALL OF THE BOREN FAMILY ARE FOR QUIN FATHER REGRETS ACTION OF HIS SON. This is to say that I deeply regret the part my son, Walter E. Boren, is taking in the interest of the candidacy of Hon. Jf. V. Wall, and I wish the public to know since our family name has been used in this campaign, that I and my family are all for Hon. Percy E. Quin for Congress, knowing the facts as we do. Yours truly, * G. F. BOREN. Brookhaven, Miss., Aug. 1, 1922. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAM. Hon. Percy E. Quin,' McComb City: .Replying to your telegram. R. B. Betts was a substi tute elevator man under Superintendent of Capitol. WM. TYLER PAGE, Clerk of the House of Representatives. * - McCOMB LADY IN WASHINGTON SEES MRS. QUIN AT WORK—HER AFFIDAVIT. State of Mississippi, • Pike County. > Before me, the undersigned Notary Public in and for McComb City, said county and state, personally appeared Mrs. J. J. White, jr., who being sworn says on oath that while in Washington during the latter part of May, this year, to witness the graduation of her daughter, Helen White, at the National Park Seminary, she was for a short time a guest of Congressman and Mrs. P. E. Quin and had therefore an excellent opportunity to observe the work and life of Mrs. Quin. “During the time I was at the home of Mrs. Quin I went into the office in her home and saw her desk and typewriter and work piled up which she had ad- • dressed to Congressman Quin’s constituents. “Mrs. Quin told me that she was Congressman Quin’s clerk and I saw her doing the work of this office, and con gratulated her on hef work.” Mrs. White further says that Mrs. Quin informed her that she had for several years been doing all of the work required of a clerk. This affidavit is made without solicitation from anyone, and purely in the interest of justice, and to'the end that the fair name of a good woman should not be maligned and — slandered. MRS. J. J. WHITE, JR. Sworn to and subscribed before me, this the * 2nd day of 'August, 1922. E. G. Williams, Notary Public. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAM. I \ Washington* D. C., Aug. 3, 1922. Congressman Percy E. Quin, Brookhaven, Miss. E. B. Betts worked on elevator in House Office Build ing and was under surveillance of bootlegging whiskey but could not get him with the goods on him. He is not employ ed here any longer. Walter E. Boren loafed around House Office Building and made it a general practice of bringing undesirable women into the building. He has been under surveillance by the Police Department for some time. ANDREW T. SABOL, Lieut, of Police, House Office Bldg. 345P. WESTERN UNION TELEGRAM. Washington, D. C., 8:35 A. M'., Aug. 2, 1922. Hon. James W. Cassedy, Brookhaven, Miss. I have learned that Wall is advertising that I never did the work pf clerk for my husband and that my husband > „ pocketed the money. His charge is absolutely false. I have done the work of clerk for Mr. Quin for years and have re ceived the pay of clerk since the Government has allowed for clerk pay every month that I worked except from July 1st to Dec. 1st, 1920, ^hen the work was mailed in bulk to the Brookhaven Office and distributed there by Mr. Stamps and Mr. Noble and others. MRS. PERCY E. QUIN. - 831 A ■ .' ■ • •_ ■ > • - f ing Democratic paper of the nation.” So much for the character and standing of his first alleged wit ness. y ' . If you will read fie article referred to in that paper you will see on page two the person# In Ml# Sgjf; •' c' ' V C’- " - P 'siasippl againft whom this paper presents Us charges of graft, they are as follows: - IN FAMILY. Representative John E. Rankin; Wife Annie Laurie Rankin, IS,240. ' • ■ ' ' '»’/«,v /~V. ■‘•r'>' -a,. ' I Representative Bill G. Lowrey; Son, Vernon B. Lowrey, $2,240. Son’s wife, Margaret N, Lowrey, $1,440 (Two bonuses included and all money kept .) , Representative Ben Grubb Humphreys Wife Louise Y. Humphreys, $1,440. Young lady in office does all the work. # Representative Paul B. Johnson; Tena Johnson, $1,640. Representative Percy E. Quin; Wife A. B. Quin, $1,440. (After expose in Evening World and - before his primaries took wife's name off roll until assured of re-election then put wife’s name back on roll.) Representative James W. Collier; Emma B. Collier, $1,839.96. Young lady does all office work. You will notice from the above list 'that a similar charge is preferred in said paper against everjt Representative in Congress of the State of Mississippi, except Representative T. U. Sisson. A mong the Congressmen attacked will be found Rep resentatives of every political faction in the state of Mississippi. They are men of the highest standing and integrity in the entire state. Rep resentative Bill G. Lowrey, better known, perhaps, in the state as a whole, than the other Congress men mentioned, falls under the condemnation of this south-hating, negro loving Wall Street paper, said by Wall to be “a leader of the Democrats in this nation.” Congressman Lowrey's reputation — in this state needs no defense at my hands. He is not only a leader in political affairs, but also in educational and religious affairs, he has by a consistent life demonstrated and proven his worth, and thousands of people in Mississippi look to him and point to him as a model by which the lives of other persons could well be modeled. And then, there is Humphreys, and Collins and Collier and Johnson that you all know, at least through the public press, that are likewise attacked by that OUOVVt Before you can believe that my good wife and myself should be condemned and destroyed upori this infamous charge, you would likewise be com piled to condemn and destroy these other honor able, high-toned and Christian men and women. The truth is, this is a charge made by a negro loving, Bouth-haating Wall street papr against your entire delegation representing this state in the council of your nation. Notwithstanding this fact, H. V. Wall asks for your approval when he says that he “bravely’’ joinB in with this infamous papr and lends such ability and testimony as he has on the side of said papr, hoping in this man ner to make said charges as hurtful as possible. Wall, a brave man! Brave men attack only men, This alone ought to be and will be a sufficient statement of the case to convince and to make in dignant every home-loving, red-blooded Southern man who reads it. And while I feel that I could safely pause here and let the matter rest. I have concluded, since H. V. Wall has stoopd so low as to make this infamous charge the “issue in this campaign,” and since be has stated that this is the only big issue to be settled by the Qualified electors in the primary, 1 will extend this answer to his circular so as to cover to the satisfaction of every prson each and every charge contained'in same begging the pardon of the public for being forced into it. He states there is no proof that my wife did the work for which she was pld, other than my own testimony and hfe states that the affidavit ol my former Secretary, R. Lee Stamp, does not show that she did the work. In answer to this charge ] submit you the further statement of my former Sec retary, R. Lee Stamps annexed hereto, in which h< shows that this statement of Wail is wholly wUhW foundation. On the same Hue, I submit also copy of tele (CoaUaued oa wooad page.]. riL,-✓ /, ■ -1. .tv +W&L* : - * ' WANT MONUMENT TO OLD CONFEDERATES Sylvester Gwin Camp Launches Anew the Move for Fitting Memorial. Like the falling autumn leaves, one by one the remaining soldiers of the Southern Confederacy, marshal led under the flag of '61 to defend the honor, liberty and pride of our beloved Southland, are pass ing on to the spirit land to Join their; comrades gone before. Their endur ance, their constancy, their Bteady conservatism and uniform fidelity to truth and honor stand as a living monument to the memory of succeed ing generations (or all time. Their heroic deeds, privations, hardships and suffering, during the four years of the most horrible war in history, and their patriotism, devotion and courage in the days of reconstruc tion in maintaining inviolate Anglo Saxon civilization, deserve the long-, delayed recognition by Lincoln Coun ty. While more than half a century has passed, the cause of the Con federacy and the ideals for which her brave sons fell are forever en shrined in the hearts of all true southerners. The memory of man is limited to the span of life however, and it is but fitting that we perpet uate this memory in enduring stone so that future generations may not miss the inspiration that- shall al ways come from meditating upon the endurance, bravery and valorous deeds of our heroes of the sixties. IlDon other ncrsutinna some effort has been made by the citizens of Lin coln County to erect a suitable and appropriate monument commemorat ing the memory of the Confederate Soldiers. The^ undertaking was, how ever, necessarily abandoned caused by the advent of the world war. The subject was again taken up and dis cussed at the June and July meetings of the Sylvester Gwin Camp U. C. V., and resulted in appointment of a committee to ascertain what could be done in perfecting the plan, and at the meeting held on August 1, the committee reported fully what had been done in the matter and exhlb- * ited in full all correspondence had with Marble and Granite Companies as to probable cost, etc., when the design specially prepared and^sub mitted by the Consolidated Marble and Milling Co., of Canton, Ga., was unanimously accepted as satisfactory and as a most beautiful and appro priate monument. The price of five thousand dollars delivered and e rected, was named. The Lincoln County Monumental Association now being organized for the purpose of raising the necessary funds will commence an active can vass within a few days and invites all patriotic and loyal friends of the movement to assist in the worthy cause. All contributions will be made to and in the name Si the Lin coln county Confederate Monument Association, and the progress of the movement will be made known to the public by publication from time to time in the columns of both the city papers. When the required a mount for the purchase of the mon ument has been raised, the contract with the Consolidated Marble and Milling Co., of Canton, Ga., will have been consummated and the mon ument wifi be delivered and erected hv on ovncrt of onmn onitnkln Innn tion agreed upon in the City of Brookhaven. We will appreciate any assistance and co-operation by the citizens in advancing this good cause, and we hope at an early day to view stand ing the beautiful and attractive to ken of respect and lasting apprecia tion of those beloved Soldiers who suffered the hardships and bit ter endurance of the dark days of the Republic from ‘61 to ‘65. Respectfully submitted, E. B. HARRIS, Executive Committee. Kiwanis Clu^b Luncheon, Moving the freight depot was the subject of discussion at the Kiwanis luncheon Wednesday. A resolution to send the petition signed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen and property owners In the business sec tion of the city, to Mr. Quigley, head of the construction department of the 1. C., at McComb, vice-president Bowes, at Chicago, and Mr. M. L. Costley, freight agent at New Or leans, prevailed. The Board of I'rade and Kiwanis Club will co-op erate in efforts to effect removal of the shed. The railroad Is reported to have had engineers visit the city to inspect and make blue prints. Hon. Percy E. Quin was a guest, and gave a talk upon the Kiwanis slogan ‘‘To Build”, commending the constructive work of the local club. Mr. Delaney of the New Orleans rtem Btated that Brookhaven was re ceiving highly desirable publicity as' a “community cltv”. and had areat possibilities. Judge V. J. Strcker, chancellor of the district, made an address, com plimenting Brookhaven upon Its pro gress and community spirit. J. C. Tyler Now U. S. Marshal. Hon. J. C. Tyler, of Biloxi, today took formal cbarge as United States marshal for the Southern District of Mississippi, succeeding Hon. Floyd Loper, who has Jus\ completed a four-year term. The outgoing and incoming offi cials and thetr deputies spent a ousy forenoon, and all records and tunes of the office were turned over in first-class shape. As predicted several days since. Mr. Tyler made a clean sweep, no members of the old staff of deputies oeing retained. The staff named is as follows; Jackson — Charles L. Isom, chief office deputy; R. O. Edwards and James H. Geartheart, field deputies. Meridian — Jasper Boykin. Biloxi — J. Floyd Bradford. Vicksburg — John A. Howard. Mr. Tyler la not a stranger to the duties he has assumed, having. oeen in charge of the Biloxi ofhce while the late Hon. Fred W. t^otlms waa United States Marshal.—Jaca son Mews, Aug.