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THE COLUMBIA HERALD FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 'ig2o G. 0. P. VICTORY MEANS MILLIONS FOR WAR MAKERS DECLARES SENATOR ROBINSON IN SPEECH OF NOTIFICATION TO GOVERNOR COX. ALWAYS PREPARED TO FIGHT Republicans, He Says, Would Surren der to Germany All of the Advan tages of the Great Victories Achiev Iri the War. - DAYTON', Ohio, Aug. 7 If the re publicans win control of the govern ment, then the United States thence forth "Always must be prepared for conflict on land and sea," declared Senator Robinson, of Arkansas, today in his speech formally notifying Gov. Cox of his nomination for the presi dency by the democratic party. Republican success, Robinson as serted, means that the United States "must be willing to pour billions into the treasuries of munitions makers. She must arm and train her sons in preparation for fiercer conflicts than the world has ever known. We must either enter this league to which our friends belong, or abandon for an in definite .period all hope of substitut ing argument for armament.'.' ,.' Robinson assailed Senator Harding's' position on the treaty and the league sharply. "The republican platform on the subject," he said, "is beyond the power of the human mind to analyze or understand. The republican nom inee has declared for" the defeat and the ejection of the league. He has made clear that It Is no longer a con troversy about reservations. It Is proposed to restore peace by act of congress Instead of by treaty and to leave unsettled all the vexed and dif ficult questions growing out of the war. It is proposed to place Germa ny on an equal footing with our gov ernment in the negotiation of the trea ty, to leave here at liberty to reject our just demands and to attempt to impose upon us unreasonable obliga tions."!" ,!; ;j: ,'( 4 The republican "plan. If carried out, Robinson said, would constitute a sur render ;o Germany of all the advan tages at victory.. The Idea of form ing some other ort of international association for peaceful settlement of disputes, Is hot .feasible,' Robinson said, becausV virtually all the nations of importance now are in the league, and would "flpt wfthfiraw toenter some other sort, of organization , He declares that assaults on Presi dent Wilson, and, ? , conlnuation of the "nagging process carried on for a year and a half in the senate" are to be made "the chief manifestations by the republican nominees of their fit ness for office,".'. . ... Robinson said Cox was chosen with out "inducement or coercion from po litical bosses" and that "neither mid night combinations nor plutocratic ca bals wpre instrumental" in making him thelparty's choice. "The honor and responsibility at tending this nomination same to you," said Robinson, "because your posi tion respecting campaign issues is known to be in harmony with the plat form adopted, and because the record of your ; public service demonstrates 'rare leadership." He scoffed at Harding's plan for a "front porck" campaign, and said , "It is not expected that you will conduct a front porch campaign. It is not believed that you will wait for Amerhian people to come to you to hear your message, but that you will cheerfully carry it to them, confident of their approval of the causeybu rep resent." ' .1 '( ' 1 " ' Robinson declared that "no mere speechm'aker, however pleasing in Bpeech making, can meet the test which the public will require of the next President. No reactionay, no man who faces backward or who fol lows a leadership blind to the great problems of the new era can success fully discharge the duties of President during the period of reconstruction. The country calls for an expeienced and progressive minded leader." Assailing the republican platform, Robinson said that it "was deliber ately made nmblguous in order to conceal irreconcilable differences of opinion" among republicans. The democratic platform on the other hand, he said, is a clear definition of the party's stand on vital domestic and forHgn problems. Robinson paid tribute to Cox's re cord as governor of Ohio, enumerat ing progressive laws enacted during his administration as evidence of his fitness for national leadeship. Cox's position on woman suffrage, child welfare, 'labor questions, the budget system and ther Issupb squares ex actly with the declarations of the democratic platform on thm, Rob inson said. 'AMERICA MUST HOT LIVE LIKE HERMIT NATION RELATION3 WITH WORLD PARA MOUNT ISSUE, SAYS FRANK LIN D. ROOSEVELT. Mrs. (. A. Hosk and children have returned from a Ihrco weeks' visit to relntlvps lu Kentucky. Mr. and Mrs. V. D. Tucker and daughter, Mies Sara, rs at JtMlfoot Lnke for several days' stay. IN SPEECH OF ACCEPTANCE Declares That Gov. Cox la Pre-eminently Qualified in Spirit, Training and Experience to Meet and Solve the Problemt of the Day. (By United Press.) IIDE PARK, ti. Y., Aug. 9. "A greater America" nationally and inter nationally was the keynote of the speech here today of Franklin D. Roosevelt, in accepting the democrat ic nomination, for vice president. Realization of added greatness' for America depends, Roosevelt said, on the solving of two great problems by the next national administration "our relations with the world and the pressing need of organized progress at home." He declared Gov. Cox is pre-eminently qualified in spirit, training and experience to meet and solve these problems properly, "one who can lead this nation forward In an, unhalting march of progress." In world problems, Roosevelt de clared, "we must either shut our eyes, build an impregnable wall of arma ments and live a hermit nation, or we must open our eyes and see that mod ern civilization has become so com plex as to make it impossible to be in this world and not of it." As for home problems, he said, "we have been awakened by this war into a startling realization of the archaic shortcomings of our governmental ma chinery, and of the need for the kind of re-organization which only a clear thinking business man, experienced in the technicalities of governmental proceedure, can carry out. We need to do things not to talk about them." He appealed for "fairness and gen erosity" in the campaign, declaring thf inasmuch as partisanship was buried during the war it should rot iiow be revived in ancient bitterness. The nominee'aFserted that the na tion knows that the war has beervonly half won until to the cry of the French at Verdun "they shall not pass" and of the Americans in the Argqnnervy shall go through," are added the Ivonls "it shall not occur again." To this end, lie said, tne 'democrats offer a peace treaty, "which to' make It a real treaty for a real peace, must Include the league of nations." ' Ho urged that 'the Ameridan peo ple be dealt with without "vengeance, double dealing or equivocation" on the league issue, and added: "The league will not dit). .,' An idea does not die which meets the call of the hearts of our mothers." ' Peace, he said,, can't be declared by congress, as war is. He predicted that soon the United States will talie Its seat in the league. Turning to domestic questions, to which he devoted much of his speech, Roosevelt outlined as vital needs' the following: Bettering of citizenship through elimination of illiteracy and stren.jth ening of immigration laws; improve ment of working conditions, especial ly in congested centers; protection of child life and women in industry; ex tension of communications to make rural life more attractive; develop ment of national resources, reform of government, by elimination of archaic methods in congress and the adminis trative branches of the government; better pay for government employes, with a higher standard of efficiency. 10CAL CREAMERIES NTEREST VISITORS LARGE PARTIES FARMERS ARE SHOWN HOW MAURY IS CLIMB ING TO TOP. Columbia's splendid new creamer ies, which have placed Maury county at the very top among dairy produc ing counties of the state, attracted the attention of visitors here today. Large parties of visiting farmers, piloted by their couny agents, in spected the creameries this morning and saw them in operation. Needless to say they were very much impress ed by what they saw, and left the plant fully detervtined that many Ten nessee counties have been overlook ing one of the best bets of the genera tion that of the manufacture of dairy products. Mrs. Frank Pleasants and lit'.le daughter, Elizabeth, and little Miss Klizabefu Watkins. of Minter City, Miss., are visiting Mrs. D. D. Looney. Mrs. J. P. Hosklns, of Chattanooga, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs, C. P. Hatcher) has gone to Nashville to visit her sister, Mrs. P. J. Mead ows. ' A. Herald Cheap Column Ads Pay. CUSTOMERS OF LOOTED BANK SEEK RECOVER TIRST CASE AGAINST FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK TAKEN UP IN CIRCUIT COURT. . MUCH INTEREST IS DISPLAYED Brilliant Array of Legal Ta'ent Goes Into Action This Morning Tar$e Number of Witnesses Here From Mt. Pleasant Friday's Daily Herald. With a brilliant array of legal tal ent participating, the can oi Miss Minnie Pennington Lgalnst the Farm ers and Merchants Bank of Mt. Pleas ant in which the plaintiff seeks to re cover Jl-,000 stolen from the , bank vault, was taken up In circuit couit this morning. This is the first of a numbe of sim ilar cases against the bank, brought by the customers as the aftermath of the robbery of the defendant bank early last spring. . Customers are seek ing to recover several tnou3and dol lars, alleged to have been stolen at the time of the robbery, ard consider able Interest is baing manifested in the outcome of the iir3t trial. , .Quite a large number of witnesses are to be heard, ind it Is not expected that the trial will be completed before late Saturday afternoo.i. Quite an Interesting legal question remains to be decided in this case, and it is expected tHat'the liability' Of banks for the safety of property of customers, who have valuables stored in the vault, will he determined It will be argued by counsel for the defendant that the bank, in permit ting customers to deposit boxe& in the bank vault, is merely an act of accommodation, and that the bank cannot be held responsible for the safety of valuables stored there by customers. The plaintiff will seek to establish the liabiliy of the bank for the safe keeping of all valuables deposited in the bank. No question as to the lia bility of the bank for contents of safe ty "deposit boxes, will be raised. It is -contended that the only valuables stolen from the bank by yeggtaen last spring were from tin boxes, which had been left In the vault by custo mers. .. . , . , ;,. ,. ' Council for plaintiff,, Major. Levoy H'Hammond, of Mt., Pleasant; Judge Sam Holding and Edward, .Ward Car mack, Jr. The defendant is,, repre sented by Percy Chandler and Hughes, Hatcher & Hughes. Cement Famine 1 Hits Columbia; Work Delayed After safely pulling through coal and water famines, a new kind of shortage has struck Columbia, .this time it is a cement famine. This fact came to night this morning when farmers of the Culleoka community came here for the purpose of securing cement for the purpose of erecting silos. It was fouiul that there are now four silos at Culleoka awaiting erec tionand this work cannot be done un til cement can be secured. Farmers this morning after canvassing the town in search of the needed article stated it could not be found here,, and an effort will be made ... to, secure a shipment from Nashville?., today, HERALD MECCA ALL SEEKERS OF ELECTION NEWS OFFICES CROWDED- FROM THE TIME THE POLLS CLOSED UN , TIL A LATE HOUR. FOUR TELEPHONED KEPT BUSY Seemingly Every 'One Voted in the Election Called Up to Get the Re turnsElection Officers Co-Operated. AlMines led to The Herald office Thursday night It was a repetition of what occurs every time there Is an election. And with its usual accura cy and dispatch The Herald received and gave out the news. Shortly after 4 o'clock the returns from Enterprise werer bulletined." By 5:30 o'clock every precinct In the county had reported except the court house box where the count had not been completed. Be fore seven o'clock the totals in all ot the contests had been announced. Shortly after this county had been announced the news from the state be gan to arrive. Hickman was the firs' county to hear from. It gave Roberts oyer 200 majority. It had been confl dently claimed for Crabtree and the vote heartened the Roberts support ers, somewhat -downcast over the nar luvy ill at giu lu .uauif vuuuljt. From that time on the news was all one way, Giles, Lawrence, Wilson-, Haywood, Rutherford, Marshall, Sum ner came forward with rousing major ities for the governor. At 9 o'clock thirty counties had been announced with aggregate majorities for Roberts of 12,000. The Herald had Installed duplicate telephones 'and at times all four ot them were ringing to the call of anx ious inquirers, not only from this bm from the adjoining counties. The Herald is deeply appreciative of the kindness and courtesy of the electioL officers of the county who called anc promptly reported the votes In thei. precincts. Until a late hour a large crowd hunf around the bulletin boards seeking the latest returns.' It was midnight before the telephone calls ceased. The Crabtree supporters disappeared soor after the first returns were received .Squire Bob Mullins, who managed the Crabtree campaign, and who un der all; the' circumstances reallj achieved a most remarkable result declared that he was satisfied. Tht squire admitted that he was Bome what handicapped by the candidate but considering theUdaf wave that engulfed the Chattanbogan ' every where ;flse in- the state, his worK here sbtfwed ijp well. -7' '7;r;i' i, No True Bills For Fqilure Pay Dog Tax (From Wednesday's Daily Herald.) The grand jury, which adjourned on Saturday after being in session for several weeks, returned no indict ments against those violating the wheel and dog tax laws, but those who have not paid these taxes have bee warned that tfiey.are liable to in dictment. Since the announcement to this effect, recently made by Attor ney General White, there has been a rush to pay dog taxes, anjl the pay ment of wheel tax has continued un abated. Those who own dogs, and who have not paid the tax on them, are warned that failure to do so subjects them to the penalty imposed by law, whether tfiey have been assessed or not. It was Impossible to secure a complete list of all dogs of the county, in mak ing the assessment of proierty this year, on account of the inauguration of the new tax law, which required months of extra labor on the part of the assessor. Those who have not paid this tax before the meeting of .the next grand Jury, will In all probability be indict ed for this offense. Miss Lucile Gattis, who has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. Allen Holt. has returned to her home In Cooke-ville PEG WILLIAMS TRIES ' TO SHOOT WOMAfc BECOMES JEALOUS, AND TAKE? THREE SHOTS AT' CORA PHIL LIPS SUNDAY. Peg Williams, colored, took three shots Sunday afternoon at Cora Phil lips, his sweetheart, while she was talking to another boy. The shootinj took place at the woman's home oi Woodslde street over on East Hill When Williams came upon the scene so the story goes, Cora was talkin; to another man, and Peg became s enged that he whipped out his gun ant began firing upon the woman, flrinf three BBOts.'nelther of which' took ef feet.' An attempt was made to take th gun away from Peg but he made hit get away. Sheriff Houser was callec Into the case, but so far no trace of Peg has been found. Peg is out on parole fror the state: penitentiary for the killing of "Toot3" Lewis, about three years ago in a fight down on Mink Slide. ROBBERS BREAK INTOJTORE HOUSE FIFTY DOLLARS IN MONEY SE CURED FROM HARDISON t CHESLAR AT RALLY HILL. Robbers recently broke into ihe store house of Hardison & Cheslar at Rally Hill and secured about fifty dollars in money. So far as known only money' was taken. The entrance to the building was teffected by means of raising a plank in the floor of the shed room and going Into the main store through the door. The robbery was done some time during the night and was not discovered until the fol lowing morning wheu Mr. .Hardison went to the store. Although there 8re understood to be some suspects, no arrests have been made in connection with the robbery. iOaSaa;:;:: 4 ' AT MOORE'S STABLE 50 HORSES. d! MTJLiBS 50 Carload Perchcr'bif trcd.'range fillies will be sold for Mr. John Harvey T A As if Jersey Heifers, Springers, "if w A Few Jersey Milk Cows V f f Jhort Horn Heifers, with Calves at 4 , I V"-foot by registered Short Horn Buli I V Sale Promptly At 1 O'CIock EYE-LASH FINISH FOR ROBERTS IN COUNTY CONTEST GOVERNOR DISTANCES CRAB TREE BY ONLY TWENTY-THREE VOTES IN POLL OF 21C0.- HILL AND RUSSELL YICTOROUS Dne of the Most Exciting Finishes to Spectacular1 Race Ever Known in the History of the County Light Vote. J. Mat McFerrin left today for Cov ing ton, Ky., after a visit to relatives in Columbia and Maury county. Mr. McFerrin is engaged in the coal bus iness in Cincinnati, bat makes his home in Covington. For Governor Crabtree 1035 toberts .... .? 1058 Railroad Commissioner 3ryson 820 vVelch ...... ,.. 699 Senator ; Latham A,.. 435 lHmey ' 1287 i Representative fos. M. Hayse 679 Jam A. Hays 725 I. H. Hill ...... .... 837 A M Rlcketts ".v.; : 721 V". P. Russelh.'f j'j. .,".. r . hit The above In1 brief tells the story )f one of the hardest fought political fatties ' staged In " Mairy ' county in natiy years, lit was a close and exclt ng finish for governor, the "closest )ver known in a major race in the his ory of the county. ' , Roberts' victory was due to the big ead at Mt. Pleasant and Columbia. Those two boxes turned the trick. .Vhlle the governor got the majority )f the votes by twenty-three, his op ponent carried six of the ten districts f the county and a large majority of the voting places. Crabtree was the victor in the first, 3econd, third, fourth,,, fifth and tenth llstricts. Roberts carried the sixth, ;eventh, eighth and ninth districts. The court house box actually decided he contest. Crabtree came to the :ourt house with a lead of 157 votes. The 'governor's majority at the court louse was" 180. There were some surprises on both jides in the result. For example Jt iad been exepected that Timmons would go. for Roberts, but it turned pto the (yjajtree column. 'Water Val ey was another place that was con sidered a Roberts stronghold but turn ed up with a tie vote. On the other land Leftwich and Scott's Mill, con 3dently placed In the Crabtree column ent over to Roberts. The depot box as as great a surprise as Timmons. 3eing the place where most of the union labor men vote it was counted )y a big majority for Crabtree. In itead it went by a slight vote for "rtoberts. The labor vote either re mained away from the polls or d'd not vote as expected. , The vote in the county, less than 2,100, was the lightest ever polled in a major contest, it was less than th:t ot two years ago when all of the sol diers were away from home. Leys than 500 votes were cast in the nirth district where as many as a thousand have been cast in primaries, in pro portion to the total of the couaty, Cul leoka, with nearly 200 voles, cast one of the largest votes ofj any plae-c. Knowing ones predicted all djr'ng the day that there would be a a eye lash finish and that Mt. Pleasant a.d Columbia would have to turn the trick if Roberts won. This proves true for the rural vote was against the gov ernor by about 250. Enterprise was the first o report. It gave all but one to Kobert.3. By 5:30 o'clock, all the boxes were in but the court house and with Crabtree leading by 157 majority excitement was at fever heat. Everyone knew that the governor was making a runa way at the court house hut hi Ma jority there surprised his 'lost san guine supporters. s It was apparent from the time, that Enterprise reported that Henry H. Hill and Wash T. Russell were the fa- ALFRED A. TAYLOR DISTANCES HIS OPPONENT BY MORE THAN 25,000 Special to The Herald. 1 '' NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 6 For mer Representative Alfred A. Taylor has defeated Jesse M. Littleton, of Chattanooga, by not less than 25.000 votes. He carried every division and nearly every congressslonal district in the state. It was a bad day for for- voritcs for representative and their race was never a matter of doubt. True to predictions generally made Sam A. Hays led the representatives on the Roberts ticket, but he distanc ed Rlcketts by only four votes. Jos. M. Hayse was the last man In the race although he got a flattering vote in his home district. SOWING OF CLOVER, SOON WILL BEGIN RECORD BREAKING CROP FOR MAURY COUNTY ISPREblCT- n ; EoY GlfVYTif lean:: : ' ' f (From Wednesday's Daily Herald.) Farmers of Maury coftnty are'mak ing plans 'to r,ovr n rewi breaking crop (of crimson cloverT County Agent McLean said this morning. 'Farmers In every section of the county are making ready to sow crim son clover just as soon as the ground is dry enough. In addition to fur nishing an excellent winter cover crop, crimson clover builds up the soil. Because of the large lniporia t'on of crimson clover seed from France, the price has slumped sharp ly, the price being but little more than half that . quoted only a few months ago. New Trial Motion Is 0 Overrulea (From Wednesday's Dally Herald.) Judge W. B. Turner this afterndl overruled a motion for a new trial In the case of Ben Eslick against the Brick Church Turnpike Company, which the judge recently decided In fdvor of the plaintiff, declaring the turnpike company had no right tojcol lect toll from motor driven vehicles under the. charter under which the pike company operates. This decision is of far reaching importance to the automobile industries of this section. The case was tried in Giles county, but the motion for a new trial was argued here. Judge R. E. Dotson rep resented Mr. Eslick. nier' mayors' of Chattanooga as both the deafted democratic and republl candidates had. held that office. In the race for railroad commis sioner on the' republican ticket Julian Campbell was nominated. In the democratic contest for that office Welch will have approximately the same majority given to Roberts. SOLDIER OBSERVES 80TK ANNIVERSARY CAPT. MERRITT B. TOMLINSON IS THE HOST TO HIS COMRADES CF THE SOUTH. Celebrating his eightieth, .. birthday Capt. Merrit Booker Tomlinson enter tained a party of his comradas In aims at his home at Culleoka on Sat urday. A big dinner was served a:ifl the following attended: 'John L. Jones, Sims Latta, James Latta, it 6." VaIlifflriah'Tf8KVjffrfSs SIiTwT Tom Hail, Joe Ilallaniant, Tpm hy- ant, John Wilkes, Capt. Joe Love, Jos. B. Tomlinson and Jesge Tomlinfcti All are veterans of the Confeder-Vy except Jesse Tomlinson, who was not quite old enough. The address of the occasion, -wblcli ' was a beautifully worded tribute to the Confederate soldier, was delivered by Mrs. John P. Graham, who was re sponded to in appropriate words by Uen. John L. Jones. A toast was read by Miss Neeley Abernathy. Mijs Brownie Tomlinson sang a beauti"l solo and Bailey Richardson also gave 2U appreciated selection. During the afternoon the old soldiers sang the songs of camp and battlefied, whiU their sons and daughters gathered with them. - . Capt. Tomlinson was assisted l.i re ceiving his friends 1y his daughter. Miss Mattio Tomlinson, who "mini:iU?r ed to the cojnforts and pleasiiri'of tho old heroes I ' m r ILL i 4 MAN UNDER BED CHANGES PRAYOR INTO COP CALL UNCLE ENTREATS WITH HIS WAYWARD NIECES TO LEAD ' BETTER LIVES. II JIMMY AND FRANK" HEAD BIG PARADE TWENTY THOUSAND DEMOCRATS MARCH THROUGH DAYTON STREETS CHEERING. (By United Press.) FAIR GROUNDS, Dayton, O, Aug 7. Headed by their national standard bearers. Governor Cox and Roosevelt, who' Insisted upon marching, approxi mately twenty thousand cheering democrats paraded though the streets of Dayton this afternoon to the coun ty fair grounds, the scene of the noti fication ceremonies. Cox and Roosevelt appeared unex pectedly at the head of the parade just before it started. They were greeted, with a great round of cheers. It was the governor's idea that they march with the democrats. "I want ed to see if Mr. Roosevelt can stand the gaff," id "Jimmy." MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Aug., ". Janus Bell, Water Valley. Miss., came to Memphis to urge his nieces, Mr3. Ber tha Conley and Mrs. Cora Tackot, to lead better lives. For the love of young Mrs. Tackct. James' brother, A. B. Bell, killed her mother a few days ago, it is alleged, then tried three times to kill himself by shooting, hanging and cutting tho veins In his wrists with a pie pan "Let us kneel and pray that we all be made' better,", Jamos Bell told his niecer.. They knelt beside' the bed in the women's room. As Bell bowed his head to pray li) discovered a man under the bed, and he called the police. Express Men To Receive A Big Wage Boost (By United Tress.) ' CHICAGO, Aug. 3 The jailold labor board announced that it would pi'Mish tomorrow .wage increase a'vards for 70,000 railway ecxpress . clerks of the country, Herald Cheap Column Ada Pay.