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HATTIESBURG, MISSISSIPPI WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 24,1912.
VOL XVI—No. 169
DAILY NEWS. Established 190
DAILY PROGRESS. Established 1896
Consolidated
April 6. 1QOV
COMMERCIAL liLUB|
Pi
MEET
for
of
G.
MEETING OF MORE THAN ORDI
NARY INTEREST HELD TUES
DAY EVENING.
SOU. COMMERCIAL CONGRESS
REPRESENTATIVE TO SPEAR
Louis S. Daniels Invited To Deliver
His Address on "Brains, Brawn And
Business''—Govt. Field Agent Gar
ner Made an Interesting Talk.
The regular semi-annual meeting of
the Board of Directors of the Com
mercial Club was held at the club
rooms Tuesday night.
A communication was read from the
Southern Commercial Congress at
Washington, D. C., asking that the
club name a date when it would be
convenient to have Louis S. Daniel,
the business representative, local dem
onstrator and statistician of
body, lecture here. It was stated that j
"Mr. Daniel will leave a trail of en- j
thusiasm among your people that will j
undoubtedly stimulate them to greater
activity in local development."
subject for discussion is "Brains,
Brawn and Business."
Secretary Stockman was directed
to wire Mr. Daniel to make his own
date and Hattiesburg will give him a
that
His
glad welcome.
A letter from H. E. Blakeslee rela
tive to getting out a Hattiesburg num
ber of Southern Farm Home, was re
ferred to the publicity committee for,
immediate action. Dr. Donald report-j
ed that he had taken up with Con-1_
gressman Pat Harrison the matter of
securing for Kamper Park two ;
elks A letter from Mr. Har
rison stated that the request had
been referred to the Biological Survey '
I
!
with request that it be given imme
diate attention.
!
in
has
ies
the
show
liam
will
Mr. Garner, the government field j
agent was present, and delivered a
interesting address in response
very
to a request from the chairman to
say something regarding his observa
tion.
He stated that the boll weevil is
doing much less damage in this sec
tion than any time since the second
year of its advent here; that South
Mississippi is far in advance of North
Mississippi in the prospective com
yield. He said that personally he
has greater confidence than ever in
the prospects of South Mississippi
agriculturally. Its fine soil and the
v fact that the "Greenville" loam Is
found in sections like Eatonvllle and
Green's Creek neighborhood, make the
possibilities very great.This should be
wonderful cattle-raising sec
fore
8M
eral,
lain,
The
er
the
come a
tion. The never-failing water supply,
the large area of open land, with the
abundant yield of the velvet bean, the
best stock feed in the world, there is
limit to the possibilities in cattle
Mr. Garner advised the
no
raising here.
of highly bred males in crossing
with native cattle, saying that in this
healthy class of cattle can be
use
way a
developed, and in two generations the
will be equal to the best high
cross
bred stock.
New members for the club were re
centrai Electric
ported as follows:
E. M. Haynes, E. S. Stollen
erck, J. A. Gilruth, J. B. Huddleston
Company
tic
V.
and W. s. Morrison.
CRACKS AT IOWA SHOOT.
Mason City, Iowa., July 24—The In
terstate target shoot which began here
today under the auspices of the Cerro
Gordo Gun club Is the attraction for
of the best known shots of the
their skill. The
some
country to show
meeting which lasts two days is put
largely for the encouragement of
local clubs, though It always attracts
Competitors from other states.
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t BANKERS TO AID FARMERS.
Milwaukee, Wis., July 24—'That the
bankers ot the Badger State are anx
lous to cooperate with the farmers ln
the State and raise the standard of
farming, Is one of the chief matters
I to be brought out at the annual con
vention of the State Bankers' Associa
tion which opened here today. Ac
-
EMIL seidel, sociaust nominee
FOR VICE-PRES., SPEAKS TONIGHT
kee when- they elected their ticket in
a municipal election. In the announce
ment of his coming to Hattiesburg it
■was stated that he would undertake to
that socialism was not "defeat
Emil Seidel, the socialist candidate
for Vice-President of the tJnited
States, accompanied by J. L. Engdahe,
of Chicago, reached the city over the
G. & S. I. R. R. this morning direct
from Memphis, where Mr. Seidel
spoke last night. Mr. Seidel is the
man who led the socialists in Mllwau
prove
ed" in the last election in that city.
He speaks at the Auditorium at 8
o'clock tonight.
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for,
Con-1_
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EMIL SEIDEL
Socialist nominee for vice-president and ex-mayor
deliver an address at t he Auditorium tonight.
of Milwaukee, who will
cording to present plans scholarships
will be offered in the college of Agrl
culture of the University of Wiscon
' sin as prizes in the seed and grain con
test which the association will conduct 1
I next year. For the past two years the
! bankers have been actively interested
in the crop improvement work and
has conducted contests in the territor
ies of the seven groups into wihch the
association is divided, offering cash
prizes. It has been proven that where
the crops increase the band deposits
show a corresponding surplus. Will
liam J. Burns, the famous detective,
will make the principal address be
j
fore the convention.
8M ART WASHINGTON WEDDING.
Washington, July 24—In spite of the
torrid weather, a fashionable company
witnesses the marriage today In St.
John's Episcopal Church, of Miss Sally
Garllngton. daughter of Brigadier-Gen
eral, U. S. A., and Mrs. Garllngton, to
Lieutenant Harry Dwight Chamber
lain, Seventh United States Cavalry.,
The bride Is a niece of Major-General j
Franklin Bell,, U. S. A., and met her I
husband in the Philippines while on a i
visit. She is prominent in the young- j
er set. A small reception followed ;
the wedding at the home of Gen. and t
Mrs. Grallngton.
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Mrs. Grallngton.
GEORGIA'S LIQUOR
LAWS STRENGTHENED
(By Associated Press.)
Atlanta, Ga., July 24 —Alexander
Tlpplns' house bill making more dras
tic Georgia's prohibition law passed
the Senate today by a vote of thirty
five to eight.
than half of one per cent of
No drink containing
more
alcohol can be sold.
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* SENATE PASSES SUNDRY
* CIVIL APPROPRIATION BILL. •>


•> (By Associated Press.)
-4 Washington, July 24.—The Sun- •>
Civil Appropriation bill, 4
4> dry
•> carrying approximately one hun- ❖
❖ dred and sixteen million dollars 4
4 for the support of the various ❖
4- branches and bureau of the gov- 4
■> eminent passed the Senate today. 4
4» It is six million more than the «
4> house provided. The differences 4
♦ will be adjusted ln conference. 4
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$5,01)0 TO FIGHT
THE ARMY WORM
Secretary Wilson Recommends The
Appropriation—Bill Will
Be Rushed.
appropriation
(By Associated Press )
Washington, July 24.—The House
Committee on Agriculture today rec
ommended an immediate appropria
tion of five thousand dollars to stop
the ravages of the army worm in
Secretary Wilson
Southern states,
asked for it. Heflin, of Alabama, said
the worm was stopping railway trains
in his district. An attempt will be
j
I
a i prise the yacht and sailing races of
j the Cadillaqua carnival here today,
; The course is over what is known as
t the Country Club Triangle, the start
o'clock, if wind and
the
made to rush
through.
A
DETROIT SPORT8.
Detriot, July 24—Ten events corn
to he at one
weather conditions permit. The to.
lowing class races will be sailed. First
Club class for catboats. Second, prlv
ate catboats class. Third,
class. Fourth, 16 foot class. Fifth,
I 18 foot class. Sixth, 20 foot class. Sev
I enth, 21 foot class. Eighth, class 4.
! Ninth, universal class. Tenth, cruiser
class. Between fifty and 100 yachts
scheduled to start ln the races.
14 feet
are
The New York Public Service Com
mission has authorized the construc
tion of three moving side walks In the
subway, one to move slowly, the sec
ond at double and the third at treble
speed. These ^ide walks are regarded
the most convenient methods of
transporting large numbers of people
for short distances.
as
FORTY MINERS
s CAUGHT IN FLOOD
\ny Associated Press.)
Unionywn, Penn., July 24.—Forty
iere caught in a flood In the
coal mines this afternoon. It
all are drowned.
miners
Superb;
is
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TREATY IS VOIDABLE
SAYu BANNIS
TAYLOR
WITHIN CANAL ZONE U. S. 80V
EREIGN FOR ALL PURPOSES
INTERNATIONAL LAW.
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, July 24.—Hannis Tay
lor, former minister to Spain and a
writer on international law, published
an open letter here today contending
that the Hay-Pauncefote treaty is
voidable because of the situation aris
ing out of Panama's ceding the canal
to the United States. He de
zone
clares there is no use of hair-Bplltting
as within the canal zone the United
States is sovereign for all purposes of
international law. The writer qoutes
half an English authority in support
of a contention that "It is well settled
that a treaty becomes voidable, not
void, whenever a change has taken
place in a fundamental condition exist
ing at the time it was made."
FAILED TO REACH'
SUMMIT MOUNT
M'KINLEY
PROF. PARKER AND BELMORE
BROWN REACHED WITHIN
SHORT DISTANCE OF TOP
I
(By Associated Press.)
Fairbanks, Alaska, July 24—Admit
ting failure to reach the summit of,
Mount McKinley 20,300 feet above sea 1
level, after two daring attempts, Pro
fessor Herschell Parker of Clumbl.i
University, and Belmore Brown, ot Ta
coma, arrived at Tolvina on the Tan
River last night. They reached :
anan
20,200 feet when they labored up the |
south peak. On the north they were i
forced to stop at 19,000 feet.
POSTPONE ACTION
ON PUJO BILL'
!
I
vote the Senate Finance Committee
today postponed until Monday action
;;t the Pujo bill designed to make cer-1
tain the power of the House "mow j
trust'' committee to invefltiga e Na
tional banks along lines it uesired to I
pursue. Republicans favored the post
ponement, giving the absence of c «'
tain members of the committee as the
reason,
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, July 24.—By a party
;
isann CUfinrD ICO of
MIdü üNUUUIlAüd fr\>m
der
NO TRACE OF
; are
(By Associated Press.)
New York, July 24.—There is no
not
c [ ue yet to the whereabouts of Don a
Snodgrass, the missing Mt.
mlrBe . She is not in any of the hos
that she is alive.
-
Verm'
pltals and her relatives take nope |
ed
PRICE OF OIL
SLIGHTLY REDUCED
(Ey Associated Press.)
New York, July 24—The Standard
Oil Company of New York today an
nounced a reduction of fifteen points
in refined petroleum, making the re
fined In cases,10:35 cents per gallon.
In a special campaign for members,
the Business League of Montgomery,
Alabama, In a five days added 1,352 to
Its membership, making a total of 2,012
members, or 50 per cent of the voting
population of Montgomery.
THE WEATHER
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CIRCUIT COURT MAKING GOOD
HEADWAY IN TRYING CASES
ot
$300
it
will
he
ity
In the circuit court the case of John
Green appealed from the city court,
on a conviction for hog stealing and
for which a fine of $25.00 and cost
was imposed, trial of which began yes
terday, consumed most of the fore
noon session today. Clyde Conner,
city attorney was prosecuting and
Duncan Draughn and T. E. Salter were
defending Green.
The court is disposing of many cas
es without trial. Two Indictments
against Jim Mitchell, deceased, were
nol prossed.
The State vs. J. H. Carnathan, on
his $100 bond signed by A. P. Mogehee
and W. A. Fuller was defaulted on
and judgement taken.
Roy Sinclair, on a charge of burg
lary and Reuben Parker on charge of
forgery were arraigned and upon their
pleas of not guilty their cases were
passed to another day.
Geo. Vaughn charged with grand lar
ceny, falling to answer when called,
his bond for $500 signed by C. F. Wil
son and Frank L. Sutton was declared
forfeited and judgement entered.
The case of City of Hattiesburg vs.
J Eugene Nichols wap dismissed on mo -1
j tion of the city attorney. Carrie |
1 Rodgers on appeal from the City of I
Hattiesburg wherein she was fined !
! $100 and cost for retailing, plead guilty |
i and her appeal was dismissed. !
T\vo appealed cases from the city j
tried in his

was !
* against F. M. Lyle were
I absence, a verdict of guilty was en
I teved and forfeiture in both cases
! taken against W. M. Lyle and H. E. j
i McGregor, his bondsmen for $250 in
each case.
The City of Hattiesburg vs Eli Pow
and cost for petit lar- j
!
oil fined $25.00
i c eny was dismissed.
The City vs Will Rogers, fined $100 j
I and cost and 30 days in jail for retail
I ing was tried in his absence, a verdict
1
: Agree to Pay a Direct Tax of 3 Per
Cent to Secure Saw Mill
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COLUMBIA CITIZENS
SHOW ENTERPRISE
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Plant.
Jackson, July 24—The enterprising
! citizens of Columbia, county seat of
Marion county, have agreed to a three
I cent tax on the assessed valuation of ]
their property within the corporate
limit, as a speedy and direct method
of ra j S i ng a bonus of $50,000 to be paid
cer-1
j >t that place .
Na- ^ e8tab „ Bhment of the ralU Uke
to I ^ eltens , on ot the Llb .
L rt y . whIte Railroad from McComb to
«' j Cu , umbla a finance of about forty
the ; and wU] make Columb i a one
1i ea( jing railroad centers In
the location of the mammoth
to secure
ill of the J. J. White Lumber Com
. I
; south Mississippi.
The business men of the community
confident that the establishment
of the mill wI11 m ean a population of
fr\>m 5,00 to $6,000 for Columbia with
in'the next year, and they are very
enthusiastic over the enterprise. Un
der existing statutes the town could I
>rote a general bond issue as a
bonus to the mill, and the plan of
direct assessment, to he set forth in
negotiable notes, was adopted.
; are
no
not
a
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BRANCH HORSE SHOW.
|
LONG
Long Branch, N. J., July 24—Prizes
which wil'} loqal $7.000, distributed
fifty ,^ine classes will be award
ed during tile nineteenth annual ex
hibition of the
Horse
Hollywood P«rk today,
will continue for four days. The fea
ture of the challenge cups is the Pat
Line Challenge Cup, for the best
gig horse, which must be won three
times by the same competitor to be
come his absolute p
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l
the
Association, which began a- 1 1
among
Monmouth County
bill.
The show
I
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GREAT UHANGES IN
THIRTY-TWO YEARS


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T. R. McCormick, of II«
In the city this mornfl||
Corblck tells of when
the ford on .Houle
tra-'el'ed all\ through this sectio
4
crossed

and
Ivei'
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♦ ling coUectic
mak
toi
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ot guilty was entered and hU bond tor
$300 signed by Carrie Moon and Tom
Taylor was declared forfeited.
City of Hattiesburg va O. W. Estes,
charged with reckless driving was dis
missed at request of the city attorney.
Owing to the large number of ap
peals from the City of Hattiesburg
it is thought the time of the court
will be consumed with them up to
Thursday night
In the case of L. O. Look, on appeal
from the City of Hattiesburg wherein
he was fined $100 and cost on a
charge of retailing, a demurrer was
filed by Currie & Currie, and the legal
ity of present commission form of
government was assailed. ' On the mo
tion to sustain the demurrer the at
torneys having simular appeals were
allowed to participate in the argument.
The motion was favored by Currie &
Currie, W. 9. Pierce, E. A. Anderson
and Currie & Smith, and opposed by j
Sullivan & Conner representing the ;
City of Hattiesburg.
The case had not been completed ]
of
vs.
at the hour of going to press.
man
of
Denver, Colo., July 24 The State
convention to nominate candidates for show
| the State ticket met here today. The
! man who is credited with being the i B pj
j most candid office seeker in the state j y ;1
is Lieutenant Stephen R. Fitzgerrald, mur(
■ who is in the race for the guberna- ()
! tional nomination. He does not state
ter
the
a
COLORADO DEMOCRATS GATHER.
j that owing to the great demand from
friends, or owing to the pressure from
the outside that he has decided to
make the fight, but owns to the fact
j that he is trying to get the nomination
! because he wants it. He thinks he
j would make a good governor and be
lieves there are many good Democrats
) who will give him their vote.
1
As this
iness with him at Shubuta.
thirty-two years ago and the N.
j O. & N. E. R. R. not built, Hatties
I burg had not even been born in dream
Ellisville was then the county
J \ seat of Jones, and a little wooden
i shack on the banks of Tallahala served
the court house, to which twice
! was
land.
j
1
each year a great throng of people | j
would gather, many of whom would
have to sleep around under the trees.
There was nothing of Laurel, except
road through the forest. Mr. Mc
Cormick naturally is much Impressed
with the busy scenes that, greet him
as
of
on his visits here.
the
The
get
AND HE DOESN'T LIKE DEBTS.
London, July 24—If all of the young
in London who hate their debts
men
enjoyed the privilege of the Prince of
Wales, who recently became of age,
the tailors and tradesmen of the Brit
ish metropolis would have been out
of business long ago. The Prince en
joys the advantage of a special statute
of limltatlona among other peculiar
privileges. While other debtors only
escape from liability after six years
have elapsed, the Prince Is able to
his fingers at the tradesmen who
snap
sends a bill more than ten days after
the expiration of the quarter in which
the obligation was incurred. And yet
the future ruler of Great Britain is
said to be an absolute crank on the
I matter of paying his bills, even to the
I smallest amount.
CUMMINS PRESENTS
WOOL SUBSTITUTE
be
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* COLONEL GIVES APPROVAL ❖
TO NAME "BULL MOOSE." ❖


applied to the new ❖
He voiced his approval ❖
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, July 24.—Senator Cum
mins today presented a substitute for
the Democratic wool tariff revision
It would generally reduce the
a- 1 1 rates of the present law but not as
bill.
I much as the House bill.
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(By Associated Press.)
Oyster Bay, July 24. —Colonel 4
.> Roosevelt has placed the stamp 4*
4 of approval on the term "Bull 4
❖ Moose" as
4
❖ party.
❖ in a speech yesterday when he ❖
•> said: "I see the Bull Moose is *
4» a vigorous animal." 1 : He has 4
4- about completed his speech for 4
4> the Chicago convention, the lm- ♦
4- portant theme being corporation ♦

and
mak- 4 control.
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TRAIL LEADING ID
MURDERERS IS
CLEARING
vM
DISTRICT ATTORNEY WHITMAN
&
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CLOSETED WITH SU8PECT8 IN
ROSENTHAL CASE
EXPCCT TO SHOW POLICE
SYSTEM BEHIND CONSPIRACY
Harry Vallon, Gambler And Occupant
Of Murder Car, Givea Important EvL
-Mrs. Rosenthal, Widow Of
denci
Victim, Before Grand Jury.
] ing to the men who killed Herman
Rosenthal, the gambler, is slowly
clearing and District Attorney Whit
man today believes that with the bits
of evidence collected he will be able to
show that the police Bystem and many
higher up here are behind the con
i B pj racy lo s ji e nce Rosenthal. Harry
j y ;1 j] on gambler and occupant of the
mur( j er ( . ar , waB closeted, with several
() ^hers implicated in a talk with the
proBecutor
Important developments In the Ros
enthal murder case were expected af
ter a conference last night at which
Harry Vallon, the dapper gambler and
gangster, who was in the "murder car"
the night Rosenthal was shot, made
a statement to Deputy Police Commis
sioner Dougherty and District Attor
ney Whitman.Vallon gave himself up,
and was held by the coroner without
bail for examination on a charge of
compliicty in the murder.
Apparently the authorities were
elated at the information obtained
(Bp Associated Peecr.;
New York, July 24.—The trail lead
N.
from Vallon, although Its nature was
not divulged. All Commissioner
j Daugherty would say was that Vallon
1 was in the "murder car," and that an
| j m p 0rtant arre st was expected Bhortljr.
Mc
him
From Vallon the district attorney
and Commissioner Dougherty hope to
get the names of those "higher up"
who hired the gun men to slay Rosen
thal. Mr. Whitman has flatly thrown
down the gauntlet to the police do
partment, declaring that the "murder
smells of police connivance."
Outside of Vallon, interest largely
centered in the appearance before the
grand jury of Mrs. Rosenthal. Her
husband had promised to tell District
Attorney Whitman what he knew
about the alleegd partnership between
the police and New York gamblers.
The district attorney now hopes to
get many of the facts from Mrs. Ros
enthal, who Is believed to have Inti
mate knowledge of her husband's af
fairs,
Mrs. Rosenthal is believed to have
told the grand Jury Tuesday much
about the meeting her husband had
with Police Lieut. Chas. Becker who.
debts
of
age,
Brit
out
en
only
years
to
who
after
which acoor( ji n g to Rosenthal, was hla silent
yet partner ln hlB plttce i u west Forty
is
the
the
fifth street.
Supreme Justime Giegerich today
dismissed the write of habeas corpus
sued out by "Bridgie" Webber, one of
prisoners in the murder case. Hearing
on the writ of Sam Paul was continued
until tomorrow.
AROUND THE WORLD FOR A WIFE
Paris, July 24—Cupid ended in vic
tory here today a love-chase which
has extended around the world. He
urged on a rejected suitor to pursuit
of a former Chicago girl and the re
jected suitor won. Miss Edith Lee
Baker, daughter of the late Edward
P. Baker, at one time president of the
Western Refrigerating Company, of
I Chicago, is the girl. Henry Charles
Charplot, Cornell graduate, an attor
ney practising International law to thla
city, is the man. They were married
here today. After rejecting Mr. Char
plot in Parts, Misa Baker and her
mother, with whom she has lived
abroad for several years, went to Chi
❖ cago by way of the Orient to visit
❖ her sister, Mrs. Edmond F. Dodge. Mr.
Charplot followed on the next steam
er and finally won his case.
The bride gained International prom
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4- tnence five year* ago when die
♦ a double uoent by moonlight '
♦ Brettbom, an almost toaocealhU
♦ I of the Alpe. For several yew

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