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AK ram ubliihed in the Best Town in the Best Part of the Best State. BOOST Remember that Satan Stayed in Heaven Until He Began to Knock His Home Tow VAT. LAKELAND, FLA.; WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1, 1J2 Ke. Teleo CHAIRTilAN 7UITE SAYS DB30CRATS riMDAIPM AH TWA mi i ia ... lAiiirniuii vii iwu uuLLlun UMIAKS ALTHUUbll NO BUDGET IS PREPARED AND LITTLE HONE RAISED SECRETARY UPIIAT.I CROSS EXAMINED BY SENATOR REED r bves Interesting Details of G. 0. P. Method of Reaching the Voters-Tells Why He Published List of Thirty On Thousand Contributors It Would Make the Fund Popular Cacpaijn Speakers Willing to Talk on Either Sidle. (By Associated Press,) : Chicago, Sept. 1. Democratic hairman White told the Senate in vestigating committee that he thought wo million dollars for the national Yampalgn fund would provide ampla Sieans to prosecute tne campaign. I He said no Democratic fund com nlttee had yet been appointed, and no mdget estimated. He said he knew Cng of the evidence, showing a blican attempt to ''corrupt the lectorate" and the only place he aew where such evidence could bo juried was from Governor Cox 'K Fpham on Stand " Treasurer Upham of the Republic in campaign committee was subjected o a searching examination yesterday afternoon by Senator Reed and oth re. Upham insisted that he knew of io such list as that quoted by Gov ernor Cox at Pittsburgh. He said he pli not know what quotas were as signed the various states. He also fcaid he never saw a quota for any Jcity in the United States. In response to a question by Sen ator Pomerene,- he admitted ; that- it was possible large sums might be raised in industrial centers' without the knowledge of the national committee.- He said no one knew what amounts would be expended by coun ty organizations. - Answering Senator Kenyon he said tbe publication ot.the list of thirty one thousand contributors was for the purpose of popularizing the campaign fund and at the ''same time to get many stockholders, knowing the stock-holders would vote the ticket." Speakers Take Either SJde Senator Edge, Republican, of New Jersey, asked Senator New, chairman of the speakers' bureau, as to the amounts paid campaign speakers. Senator New said that many speakers were glad to go without compensa tion, while others had to be paid. He also said thatsome speakers would talk for either party, producing a let ter from Prof. John 0. Hall, formerly cf the Williamette university, as an example of that practice. Hall was willing to work for the Republican committee provided he could get as a salary as the Democrats had offered, which he said was $7,500, al though they would give $10,000 rath r than lose his services. Chairman White . upon taking the stand said the "Democratic committee I eo poor I almost hate to confess ft-" He said contributions to date had Waled but $67,000, most of which had already been' spent. - White said he talked with Gover nor Cox, and that the governor told him he was sure of his ground in mking the charges, and thereupon h told Governor Cox, "You are the hoss and you run it." He Bald he be lieved the charges because he had confidence in Cox. He said he discharged Professor Han, who had offered his services to hth the Republicans and Democrats. NEW ENGLAND COAL ORDER ' SUSPPENDED FIVE DAYS (By Associated Press. 1 Washington, Sept. 1. The Inter-, stte Commerce Commission has.sus Nsded for five days beginning to morrow, the order giving a coal prior ,! to New England. ; C0LVER WILL RETIRE FROM TRADE COMMISSION mi v -Washington. Sent 1 Federal j 'frade Commissioner W, B. Colver j t0r informed the White House he j 0ll-d not seek reappointment, as he i ihed to -engage in private busi- TENNESSEE LEGISLATURE TAKES ONE MORE SHOT AT SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT POLES REJECT ADVICE OF PRESIDENT WILSON (By Associated Press) Washington, Sept 1 Poland has answered the admonitions of the United States that the Polish armies halt at the ethnographical frontiers of Poland, with the state ment that strategic consideration must govern Poland's course. ' This is in accord with the views of France, but contrary to those of Great Britain and Italy, both of which countries approved the rfote sent to Poland by Prsident Wilson. MAIL CARRIERS BURN TO DEATH IN WRECKED PLANE (By Associated Press ) Morristown, N. J., Sept. 1. Two aviators carrying the mail were turned to death when their plane tell liere today. The machine was in flames when it neared the ground, und an explosion occurred when it landed throwing the mail bags .in all directions. ' The pilot, Max Miller, known as an expert, and his assistant, were killed. MIAMI MAKES NEW RECORD IN BUILDING FOR AUGUST Miami, Sept. 1. (Building permits for the month of August reached a total of $558,500, being the largest single month in the history of the city. It is estimated that buildings for the year will 'amount to $4,000,000. In spite of the large sums spent on construction, however, very few apartment houses and no hotels have been built within the current year. CENSUS OF THREE STATES GIVEN. OUT "YESTERDAY (By Associated Press.) Washington, Sept. 1. The popu lation of three states was made pub lic by the census bureau yesterday: Connecticut, 1,380,585, showing a gain of 165,829, or 23". 5 per cent.; Mary land with 1,449,610, a gain of 154,264, or 11.9 per cent; Massachusetts with 3,851,675, a gain of 435,130, or 14.4 per cent. KIDNAPPED FOREIGNERS BELIEVED TO BE DEAD (By Associated Press.) Mexico City, Sept. 1 Lack of in formation aa to the whereabouts of Sandy Gardiner, an American, and W B. Johnson, British, kidnapped by Bandit. Tamora", gives rise to fear that both have been executed. LONGSHOREMEN STRIKE BY IRISH SYMPATHIZERS (By Associated Press ) 'Boston, Sept. l.-The longshore men strike against steamships under .... j. Lama St tlAf attf the Wn w. - i tude toward Ireland, extended to this ude tarire,X' wom en nicketr sit, today hen three women picke t , Induced the crew of sixty men to quit induced the crew of sixt y men to . quu work on. the liner Nitonian, oauins j for London. National union ieaaer said no strike of their organizations lad been authorized. SENATOR SMITH STILL LEADS IN SOUTH CAROLINA (By AsaoctateO Press ) Columbia. S. C. Sept. 1. --Senator Smith is still leading for the Senate, according to returns so far received from throughout the state, but fie lacks, a majority, and a second pri r.tnrv is predicted. lflve Socialist members of the New Five soc aust m , York legislature rZZrZ . Z ' B.e .drertlslne from tne aasc7, j for re-eloction in November. J . .hIV IW r-HIItl 1IIALC3 ML CONDUCT ' . i . Passe Resolution Expunging From the Records Everything Relating to the RatiSeation of the Susan bV Anthony Amend ment Suffragists Regard Ac tion Without Alarm, Claiming Courts Will Have to Pass on it. (By Associated Press.) Nashville, Tenn, Sept 1,RatIflca tion opponents, made no further mow today following their aetlea excis ing the suffrage resolution from the house records, and said the whole thing must go to the courts for set tlement. '"' : ''" ' :'.:.'':"'V'f Reverses Action . Nashville, Tenn., Sept. l.With i quorum present for the first time since August 20, the Tennessee house of representatives yesterday voted to expunge from .its Journals all refer ence to the equal suffrage amendment, and by a vote of 47 to 24 decided not to concur in the senate resolution rat ifying the amendment.. ,; The anti-suffragists were In full con trol, and rode rough shod over all ef- I forts to halt their proceedings. Rep I resentative Riddick, the floor leader of the ratiflcationists, made th point of order that the resolution was not now before the house, having been trans ferred to the federal department, of state by the certification of the gov ernor. This point was promptly over ruled by Speaker Walker. 1 The action of the house is not taken seriously here,' as it is the con tention of suffrage advocates that , the whole matter passed out of the hands of th legislature when the result of ,the voting was certified to Secretary Colby. Eastern Gallcla Recovered (By Associated Press.) WarsaV, Sept. 1. A great part of eastern Gallcia has been recovered from the soviet forces by the Poles and Ukrainians, according to reports from the northeastern front. C. L TODD BACK FROM 2 MONTHS' AUTO TRIP President C. E. Todd, of the Lake land Rotary Club, and family, re turned this morning from ' a ':, two months' trip in. .their ear, which took them through Ohio, Georgia, Ala hiraa, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia. West Virginia, Maryland and North end South Carolina. They spent the Greater part of the time while In the north with relatives and friends at tneir old home in Ohio, and enjoyed every minute of their trip. Speaking of the Journey by auto, Mr. Todd promises to write a re sume of his experiences, roads en countered, etc., for the Telegram, in ordef that other travelers may bene- (il. thereby. He found a number of toads almost impassable, due to ex cessive rains, but, with it all, his usual good spirits prevailed and with the aid of his Chandler, which ho can.t pr-i8e t00 hlghly( he made m0Bt every road "on high," and left ol other not "called for his clothes, d(d he ghow up nome.,U8t a bathing suit, netting back to Lakeland. TROOP NO. 4, B. S. A. The troop will meet at the Baptist church at 3 o'clock Thursday after noon. I Everybody come, bring your lunch, , ball, gloves, and bathing suits. Don't ; forget last big tinve before scnooi starts, GENSLER AND HARNLEY. Managers., , At Niles Michigan, a pastor has built up the strengin oi bi8 vuu6.. , COntribu- IJUlia UT Z Lit r -JW- I - campaign. - SINN FEIN RIOTS AT BELFAST TODAY Belfast, Sept." 1. Fighting was re sumed today between the nationalists and unionists shipyard workers and the troops. Heavy firing continued half an hour and it is feared the cas ualty list is heavy . ;. The Sinn Feiners were dislodged from their positions by armored cars. It is definitely known that one was killed in the North street encounter. Another bitter fight took place at the docks between union dock work r and shipyard employes," in which pistols, sticks end atones were used. Troops , ended the conflict with a ma chine. gun.';.'.-''--.;v;.;;;;M;:.'' v; 'Two hundred and fourteen serious fires have broken out In the city since Wednesday." " STILL ALIVE BUT GROWING WEAKER - (By Associated Press.) London,, Sept, 1. --Mayor Mac Bweney , is sinking . rapidly, '.say the morning newspapers. He suffered a change for the. worse, during, tho night, Lloyd George's secretary, re plying to a plea for clemency, said it the king released the mayor It would be against the cabinet's advice, and presumably with the result that it would' resign. .' V'; r It was learned later that MacSwen ey spent a restful night and was rbeerful today although very weak, REPORTSOFJAPS ON AGREEMENT ARE PREMATURE Washington, Sept. 1. Reports of the agreement between the United States and. Japan on immigration were apparently premature. Officers at the department of state said the discussions had not' passed the in formal conversation stage. . Tokio dispatches to Honolulu news papers said it had been agreed that the Japanese now in the United States would be naturalized, and fur ther emigration to the United States prevented. FUNERAL STOPPED WHEN "CORPSE" TURNS UP ALIVE (By Associated Press-) Clearwater, Sept. 1 Donald Wall ing, ex-World War veteran, supposed to have been drowned Aug 19, and who has been mourned as dead by friends and relatives since that data bag turned up sound and well in New York City. Funeral services in hit honor were to have been conducted test Sunday, but at the last moment the exercises were called off.; On the night of the 19th Walling, in company with Jim Hanna, Miss Sadye Brandon and Mrs. Meade Shea Uy, swam out to a raft anchored in Clearwater Bay, about 100 yards from the shore. Walling complained of a headache, said he would swim' back to the shore and go home. . He dis appeared in the direction of the bath house, but when the party returned later in the evening they found that land where he got clothes suitable for traveling, are among the mysteries that will probably be cleared up with hlH reappearance upon the scene of (.ulcve life. FORT MYERS ITEMS (Fort Myers Press.) H M. Lee, of Lakeland, was a week j tnd visitor in Fort Myers. " . -1 " 1 , ; . I -Dr. C P. Bartholomew of Lake- land is a visitor in Fort Myers for several days. He is at the Kenmore. A v J. W. Sheffield, of Lakeland, who . bas been a visitor for some time in ViXa uacu n iiauui i.vi cv.uc . I Fort Myers, baa returned to his Lome, GOVERNOR COX REPEATS CHARGE OF REPUBLICAN CORRUPTION AKD SAYS HAY'S STATEIENT r COHON CROP PLACED AT 12,783,000 BALES .Washington, Sept 1. Cotton production this year is estimated at 12,793,000 bales bx. the depart ment of agriculture which placed the condition of the cotton crop Aug 25 at 67.5 per cent of normal. A meeting of the commissioners of agriculture of the cotton grow ing states is being , held today at Montgomery, Ala., to confer on the prevailing low price of cotton seed and peanuW'US , v. -:vu .:; .": CENSUS REPORT ON POLK COWflY TOWNS GIVEN OUT TODAY (By Associated Press.).. . . Washington, Sept. 1. The census bureau has given out statements ot the population ot cities and villages in Polk county, Florida, as follows: Auburndale . . . .C i ... .... ... . .', " 715 Bartow .1. ............ 4,203 Davenport ................... .' 117 Haines City 651 Ka'thleen ,2815 Lake Alfred . . . . . ." . 317 Lakeland ...................... 7,062 Lake Wales 798 Mulberry ...... 1,499 Winter Haven 1.597 Following is the population of Lakeland by wards: First ward 1,393 Second ward . . . . . . . ......... . . 1,953 Third ward ....;..V..... ...... 2,427 Fourth ward . ,". ....;....'.'..' ,1,287 FIRING AT MINING TOWN CONTINUED ALL NIGHT , (By Associated Press.) Williamson, W. Va., Sept. 1. Fir ing from the mountains upon the vil lage of Shattaroy, in the toal strike region, continued all night. The re sults are not yet determined. LETTER FROM WINTER VISITOR Mr. W. S. Bassett, a former Win ter visitor to Lakeland, write8 the Telegram the following interesting letter from Tarkio, Mo-: Tarkio, Mo., Aug. 19, 1920. My' Dear Hetheringtons and AH: It is quite a long stretch of time since I have disturbed you people; guess It wag some respite for you when I left the land of sunshine, flowers, fruit, and "niggers" on the side. Our house effects, with some garden "sass," are now on the way to Texas. Prof. Porter has been called to the chair of biology at Aus tin College. In Sherman, Texas, near the Oklahoma border a much larger f eld and paramount more - money of which we all need these times to hold ourselves together and show up all fit. I'll miss much, especially the fine auto rides with the High and College girls. As they all have a fins (at to whirl about. in 1 had a dandy fine ride here last week. The daugh ter of David Ramkin (who is said at the time of his death to have been the largest farmer in the world) "took me and her two little kid girls In her new Ford runabout out to see one "of the ranches her father left her together with the home. And it was some see ing! We went all over the 3.40U acres. At one point we went on a Ktraight-away drive between the cord fields on either side for a space ot cne and three-fourths miles. Some corn, you say. Yes, indeed, and much of the way I could not see the farther borders. The week before she ship ped out nine ccar-loads of fat, heavy steers to Chicago. Some steaks, hey? We rode through a' pasture lot where she hag In one herd 500 more, get ting fit. : Her superintendent was along in hts farm auto and told how be had been out to the mule corra! to count the work mules and fouft-l them all 120 t them. It was a fine three hours with the nicest and rich est woman here in Tarkio. J All boys in Miss 011ie Carter's , Sunday School Class, No. 16, will , meet her at their home at 509 South Tnnnnsaep avemiA tn eo on a little t - , picnic to Francis Beach. THOUSANDS HEAR COX'S ADDRESS AT STATE FAIR Issses Formal St&teaest Dzs$c3 Figures Obtained, From Rc;:- lican Campaign Committee y Showing Desperate Efforts t9 Raise Funds "Money Diixtrs" Busy in all Parts of Costy, and CoctributioBs not UkzHzi. (By Associated Press.) ( Columbus,' Ohio,: Sept." 1. Gover nor Cox spoke to about 12,000 at tho state fair yesterday, voicing the Dem ocratic stand on the League of Na t:ons and . criticising the plea pat forth by Senator Harding in bis re cent speech. , ' Governor Cox earlier in the' day iesued a statement replying to the testimony offered by Will H. Hays, chairman of the Republican national committee, before the Senate' investi gating committee, denouncing as "ah- , 1utely-untrue : and false,'' ; Hay's statement that contributions were be ing held down to $1,000 each. He based bis assertion upon what pur ported tq be an official document is sued by the Republican committee, which showed, be declared, that sub scriptions were solicited in excess of $5,000. , : - ' Cox's Statement Cox's statement follows: " ' "I have read Will Hay's testimony before the senatorial committee. For , months he has said to the public that the general funds were to be raised' through individual subscriptions not exceeding one thousand dollars. In other words, it was to be a 'popular movement. In the face of accumulat ing evidence he admits now that x cumber of contributions were made running as high as $9,000 but in the snme breath he says it was not the , money in allotments exceeding $1,000. This is absolutely untrue and again , I call into evidence a document from the Republican national committee . "Treasurer Upham himself char acterizes his men as 'money diggers.' The very first advice they are given tsc 'secure a campaign fund.' " "Mr. Upham was instructed to 'se cure a committee that can get the , funds.' It will take two or three day? to get such a committee, but it will be hand-picked, Speakers will awak en this committee to the situation. Set the sights of every one on the national committee . high as to the Bms to be asked of big business. The time has come for subscriptions from $5,OOo upward. In any case it , t necessary first of all to sell to this committee the quota and the cam paign plans.'' ' . ';?vl': iyi--'-:;',.- , :. ''The very preface of the document shows two things: First, that sub scriptions were to be sought from $S,000 upwards and that the quota should be sold. That a minimum ot $300,000 was to be the size of the St. Louis, Cleveland and Detroit and oth er cities of their size, contriutlon. '"In a city the size of St. Louis, Cleveland or Detroit a gilt edge list of at least 3,000 names should be se rved. This list should contain only '(? names of prospects able to con ibute, at least $5,000. At the lowest loulation the gold-diggers are ex acted to secure two-thirds of the -"iota. Big visioned men should be en 1'sted in the work of gathering this fund.'" - V FIND GERMAN WIRELESS Malta, Sept. 1. A complete wire less apparatus, which was anchored In 20 fathoms of water off Nelleha Day. with the mast ' and working pcrts below the surface to a depth ot about eight fathoms,, has been dis covered by a party ot .Maltese fisher men. ' t . , -,; . .. . The apparatus, which -was subse quently removed by the dockyard au thorities for an examination,-is ot German k Construction and la eomMe in every detail. , Undoubtedly signalling went on regularly during ffie war with sub marines lying In wait tor British vei sels, it being quite possible to sink the mast before the operations were ' tf-cted.