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i- ' . , ' -''riX.w; ' "'v ."-. ' "i"', . :j y. .'-i:, ' ''r - -:TT:f--. -...yvj' ;'$fV .TrJF. .JEW . V ......v., . .;...'.-.' -V. , ; - . " ' ' -.- . .!.:. . . ,r ... ,. . Jj! -. :-v!; voi,,lxxiii no-; 29U .Tl, "- :' ; ' t- ' " ' ' . " 1 '' ' ...V" ' V,-'.. SOVIET RUSSIA HOPEFUL Telephone Company Is "ffill OIST ION IP .MMSfllliAWT , Hwher ms inim ilfir Wlir I ; : I 1 1 r VORK IS PUSHED ON NEW HIGHWAY OPEN BEFORE FALL MAURY OOUNTY SOON "" WILL HAVE FIRST PERMANENT HIGH WAY OPEN TO PUBLIC. .' ASPHALT WORK MAKES PROGRESS Wtather Has Been Ideal for Work and Much ' Has Been v Accomplished Stone Work Has Nearly Been Com- ?,'pleted. Iu ail effort to have Maury county's first, permanent highway thrown open to the public before the end of Sep tember, work on the Maury county link of the Jackson Military Highway was resumed in earnest this morning, after a one day. lay oil on account of Wednesday's rain. , During the past month a great deal lias been accomplished, the weather having boen ideal for tho work. Stone has been placed on all but 8,000 yards, or a little more than one mile of ,the twelve mile link extending , between Columbia and the Williamson county Hue, and it is believed that the stone work will be completed within anoth er month . .. : The rolling of asphalt has also been resunied, and it was indicated that within the next two 'or three weeks the road would be , completed to a point beyond the Rutherford Creek hjll. -. ): ... ' '," Finding that the. type of base first used did not prove satisfactory, a dif ferent type; has been used this year, and engineers -ofelnv 1 that the stylo base now being used will last for many years. . ; , The cost of this road to the county is some J12.OQ0 per mile at the old war time prices when the contract was en tered into, but since that time there has been a material reduction In the cost of construction, but even at $12, D00 per mile the road engineers and good roads boosters claim tht it. is sure to prove the.biggest paying investment tlie county hs ever mde. Those who favor chert or gravel roads estimate that cost of a road between Columbia and the Williamson county line wou'd have not less., than J3.500 or $4,000 per mile and would never have givc i the satisfaction which the permanent highway will give, and at the sams time would cost uot less thai! $350 to $300 per mile annually for repair work, while-the permanent highway will n' t costotfe. jpenriy, the state having as sumed the maintenance of the perma iieyt'road.j? Engineers, however.do clare there will bo practically no main tenance cost as the present road should last for twenty years. I PAY POLL TAX FOR CITY ELECTION MUST BE RADICAL CHANGE OF RUSSIAN METHODS BEFORE IN. VITATION IS ISSUED, MAKING READY FOR CONFERENCE Indications Today Are That Japan Will Accept Without Reservation In vitation to Participate in the Pow Wow. (By UniUd Tress.) :,; .nywiiuN, July 21, Soviet Russia is hopeful that sbe will be invited: to attend the Washington disarmament conference it was, learned here today. Preparations have already been made for dispatching foreign minister Tchltcherin and Under-Secretary Zin- ovaeff to Washington if th invitation is forthcoming. - (By TJ tlted Presa.) WASHINGTON. July 21. Russia will have to bring about a radical change in her methods before she would even hope to be welcomed at the Washington disarmament confer ence, it was stated authoritatively to day, t ' (By Uuited Press.) , WASHINGTON, July 21. The great nations of the earth today were "clear ing tho decks' for the Washington dis armament and Pacific conference. Within the last twenty-four hours there has been renewed confidence that Japan will give complete accep tance to coming into the parleys and the arranging of dates and the prelim inary program is now ready to pro ceed. . PHYSICIANS WILL CO-OPERATE WITH RED CROSS NURSE INTERESTING MEETING HELD ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON TO . . ESTABLISH CLINICS, i .. ' DENTISTS WILL ALSO CO-OPERATE 't. f Wli K ' i JAMES CRM HERE FROM BRITISH HONDURAS MS TAX MUST,BE PAID IN AUGUST IN ORDER TO QUALIFY VOTER TO PARTICIPATE. Under the state law passed at the lust sessiou of the legislature It will le necetsary for voters who partici pate In tho approaching city election in October to pay poll tax in August, up until thh time very few voters with 'he exception of property owners, have paid this tax, and it is expected. that ithtrrvthment two or three weeks there will be a heavy rush at the trus II I if ugh no veil f ii Althou? y 'great ime! ist has thus far been manifested in the munlc Ipal election this Mjj It Is evldent that there will bo a warm fight. Mayor W. O Cherry Is certain to seek endorse ment of his first term, and he is Just ns certain to have opposition. Many have been mentioned as possible can didates for mayor to succeed Che In cumbent, among them being Clltton Hendley. Fred Latta, W. S. Beasley, former Mayor Dedman and others. Former Mayor Dedman haa been urged by many friends to again seek this office, but he declares he has done bin bit and will never serve aa mayor again. Frienda are strongly urging W. S. Beasley U make the race. Louis Barker, minority leader of the ity council, haa also been mentioued a an aspirant for th office. MRS. CRAIK WILL ARRIVE LATER FftOM VIRGINIA, WHERE SHE IS VISITING PARENTS." Jambs Craik, formerly of Maury county, is here from British Hondu ras, and is the guest of his sister, Mrs. A. EJ. Sheldon. ' Mr. Craik Is a cham pion golf player and has played flu practically all of the important golf courses of the east. He goes to New Orleans Saturday where he will meet several champion players, Mrs. Craik is visiting her parents in Virginia, but will come to Colum bia the latter part v of the month to visit Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon. Mrs. Craik is the holder of several championship cups for British Honduras and South America. " ' ' ; SESSION INSTITUTE . BEGINS SEPTEMBER 21 CALENDAR FOR THE TERM OF 1921-1922 IS ANNOUNCED BY THE PRESIDENT. , . -Announcement of the ; '':jr of the Columbia Institute fur tm - tuning session has been made. Tl.-.' ail t nt term will begin on September. 21, Thursday, November 24, Thanksgiving day, will be a holiday. The Christmas holidays will last from Saturday. Dec. 17, to January 3. The Easter term will bcglu 011 January 25, and the com mencement season will hegin on May 21. The final day of the session will be May 23. BELIEVE RAN BE SELF DOLPH Miss Addison, Public Health Nurse of Maury Chapter Hopes' to Have Health Center Open . Within Next Thirty Days. , ' 'A'" , Physicians of Columbia'aud' Maury county, at a meeting held with Miss Sarah Addison, Red Cross public health nurse of Maury county " ,011 Wednesday afternoon, readily agreed to co-operate with her in every way possible In the establishment of the public health center of the county. The physicians havo agreed that one or two physicians shall serve one or two days each week in tho medical clinic to be established in, connection with the health center. The dentists had previously agreed to substantially the same plan in the establishment of the clinic. Child wel fare work will first be Uken up at the health center. Miss Addison hoped this morning to have the health center fully equip ped and in operation within the next thirty days. " The Red Cross health center is a most important factor in the preven tion of diseases and the promotion, of health in the community. It is a rral Clearing hefte for health resource1 making It possible for the community to benefit by the accumulated experi ences of modern medical science, and Special to Tn e Iferal d.', . NASHVILLE' Tenn., July 2J.-Sta-tical data 'was W into the record Iu the telephone hearing before the pub lic utilities commission this mornin? by Allen B. Crundon, assistant chief statistician of the American Tele phone & Telegraph Company., The fact Is apparent to all who. have at tended hearings; that there has never been a more comprehensive analys's of the various departments hand line lntra-state and interstate telephone business submijcd in any case. - J , ' V Important Meet MetdluWiU fie Bcld Tonight 1, a nuwt important meeting of the Columbia Retail Merchants Credit As sociation will be held at 8 o'clocl tnis evening at the county council headquarters.; Among the vital qucs- fions to be aken' up this evening will be that of another "Pay Up" campaign, which privec so successful here last winter.' A full attendance of 'the mom betsftfpls urged.'" -c ,'r.r JAPAN RECOGNIZES H GOVERNMENT MEXICO ACCORDING TO STATE DEPART-" MENf TODAY. ' -V . (By UnRed fresB.) v . MEXICO eiTYj'Juljr 21.-SDain and Japan have given the Mexican gov ernment de jure recognition, accord- VOGUE MOTION PICTURE SHOW OPENS MONDAY ENTIRE INTERIOR OF THIS WELL KNOWN HOUSE BEEN REDEC ' ( QBATED AND RENOVATED. MECHAHltALfiWfN ing to the foreign office. It was an brings to the public the wealth of ijothl uounced that the fore,gn oflice ha8.a mihlfe anrt nrlvat- health. lORrapnea leuers consuiuung s(cn au tlons. .- : 'itl . , Miss Addison, during her short stay in the county has already discovered conditions which should be corrected, and' through this health center she hopes to stimulate interest in all mat-' ters pertaining to the promotion of the general health of the county. As soon as the schedules of the clinics are definitely arranged, an nouncement wllj be made through the columns of The Herald,.. ; . : 1 1 'i COUMGIL DIRECTORS WILL MEET SATURDAY MEETING' PRELIMINARY TO THE GATHERING OF COUNCIL REP-,-RESENTATIVE AT NASHVILLE ; It is btlierod thai, tlW full board of directors .of the oowjity ncoiytciL- will attend the meeiag to lo held at coun cil headquarters at 2 o clck Satur day afternoon for the purpose of dis cussing matters of great importance preliminary to the Nashville meeting of council representatives held for the purpost of discussing the 'organization of the Tennessee State Farm Bureau Federation, to be affiliated with the national federation of farmers. It Is believed that every county council in the state will be represent ed by the best farmers in which these respective councils .are located, and the action expected to be taken at Nashville during, the; latter days of uext week wULbft.epoch making. thoHty. EXPECT RIG CROWDS ' SEE DEMONSTRATIONS RURAL ENGINEER COMING TO MAURY TO EXPLAIN IMPOR TANCE OF TERRACING. ' From the iuterest being manifested in the ditching and terracing demon strations, to be held in the county on Wednesday and Thursday of next week, it is expected , that ' all . Of them wiir be largely attended. The first demonstration will he held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. July -27, on- the, farm, of , Robert How seri ' near ; Rdberts Bertd i em the Wil liamsport pike. " ;) jwjv;i ; ,; '.The next 08 tho wuies otideirionstra- tiuiis will be hc.ld at y.oO o'clock in the Hampshire community undei' the auspices of. the Hampshire commu nity club, and the final .demonstration wil be held at 2: 30. o'clock on the farm of J. W. Russell at Williamsport. H. D. Bliss, rural engineer of tho division of extension, will be in charge of the demonstrations and will be as sited by the county agent, who expects to conduct further demonstrations in the county before . tho fall rains set T NEW ParamoHntandtReaiart Pictures Will Be Featuret Shown to the People of This Communlty-i-Manager Jubilant ' Over Attractions. . 1 With. the formal opening" next Mon day of the Vogue motion picture thea tro, theatregoers of Columbia will have the opportunity of priding them selves upon possessing one of the most modern and up-to-date plctura theatres in the state. ' No expense has been spared In the redocorating of the Vogue and its in terior, since undergoing extensive re newing, presents a most pleasing sight. The entire . interior color scheme has been changed, new and ex pensive floor coverings have been laid and artistic electric fixtures now adorn the Interior, of the theatre. The en tire mechanical equipment has been renewed and when the doors of the Vogue are opened to the public, prac tically" a new theatre will be dedicat ed. Clarence M. McElravy, the new man ager, who- comes here from; Memphis where he has been Identified with the theatrical business for several yaars, is especially jubilant over -the Jistjof attractions whlchthe? Vogue will otter for opening" week. These attractions include some of the Paramount super productions which have played some of . the larger cities at increased ad mission prices. Paramount and Realart productions, which I consider the best) to be ob tained on the market, are to be shown in the Vpgue," said Mr. McElravy,' In speaking of the new policy of his the atre." "I feel that every one Who likes pictures, and there are but few who do not, will realize that the Vogue, in booking Paramount and Reulart at tractions, has obtained the best pic tures made. It will be our policy to present only, the, best pictures, from every standpoint, that,ve can buy." OAWES FORBIDS: : SAIE FRENCH AND BRITISH RELA TIONS AGAIN STRAINED OVER ; AFFAIRS IN SILESIA. I BRITISH ARE "HANDS OFF" French Feel That Re inforcements Should Be Sent Immediately Into Country and Troops Are Now Ready To March. . . ,, 1 r (By United Press.) -1 PAKIS. July ,2L French troops were ready to inarch into Sileaa to day. The French and British entente appeared to bo, approaching a crhls over the Silesian situation again to day1. There .was strong disagreement on virtually every point. h ; T"e principal cause of disagrr-e mont was that Franco thought re(ln foi-ccmonts should be sent into Slle slan and on. this belief, Britain huiig back and will refuse to send more troops. ,, .. . , i France will act indepoudciitly, iti Is thought.. This is not the first time that Anglo-French relations have been strained almost to tho breaking potoi .because pf hc Silesian question. SONDAr SERVICES ! FfllERSON MEMORIAL THMIIilii oniiMori UUUHOCL tax mm m PROPERTY ,; (By United Press. WASHINGTON. July ' II. Charles G. Dawes, budget director, has pre-pared- art order forbidding the sale of government procrpty until a system; of exchange between''1 the departments has been perfected. ' . . He expects to save the government $100,000,000 annually in an order sent Us the White House for the Presi deht's' sfgnalrire : ' " ' On Sunday, July 21th, the Lord will- ingr, I Will preach on the "Signs of the Times" or "What Do the Signs of the Times Sayr This Sermon was preached nearly nine years ago and has proven almost prophetic, It is' more applicable "to day than it was then. It deals plainly with plain facts. Some good women of-the. town where It was delivered -requested Its publication in one of onr town papers and it brought forth' en couraging commendation by phoae and word of mouth. j ,f must say, if you are all afraid of plain truths you niay stay away from this semce; however, It was heard and tolerated by as fine people as this country affords, if you do not mind plain truths about our times, come. Z.VX T. A,,PATTO.V. WILL REPRESENT THE- EQUAC - IZERS IN THfi ADJUSTMENT OF, S ;V:pROPtrtTY.ALUS.:''i,v : 4 V. -'' .. . r it" A' iii - THt&AiiotHAX c ftiiiiitif s ; .,..'; X&;fi':. r) ''Hi rX'- ; Effort ti Raise yfihii Hf re k In. crease Not . breltAl' In blher' : Section of Tnneaef. ' :'.;'A; t. - '.' ,Coi: THonias it pepkttf thlocai bar, has iwenelecreii' il;fiet':aiKdrn to rcprcsctit' the state bbirOf equill- zailon In thlu nd several (ithef coun ties jn the heatinW Ocffrr't ot tni lo cal assessments, i CttU' peebfc f-.uV ,-eady hard at work makincn InyestW gatioji hero and else where- of fht .as sessments that ha,ve Leeh mad by tlie county boards aid of cothparlng them with other assessments. ' V Under the new law the state board of equalization' can meet afColumbla or have the hearings at Naahvilte. ! .it Is not' Improbable that a meeting will be held here.' It la regarded aa reason ably certain that Home Increases will be made In thl tuntytlae.tQ thejact that the board was. never iaUaffed JaSt" year with' the asseBsmenU'l.Inf,f J920 Maury county's assessmeBt waS dub- led while that of the rest;ot Jhi fe, was multiplied by three. But, tuts.Qitla? ttoa now iaiivhetber; ortnptVth f creases will be made ' on partH'Ulitf propfety throngh the coun.ty. board !pr 'J COMMITTEE IIHfJEB FOR FARMERS MEET RESOLUTIONS BODY OF FARM ERS CONVENTION HERE IS - .;.-.. APPOTED.- whether:urwll0e" mbUiU .tal S peitefjUfe'.feaJell. fcy.V the'state boaid.5;- Hjj5V " ; Maury couiity'a recerit..;npe9sment ' as apptHtVed by the xonhty" board .of eqttaIltatiPnT: show , decreaa; from last yeajr of $5,186,62L oh. both real jarld personal property.' This teJt decrease- ronr the assessment ei last year ou both kinds of property of , 18.9 upei' tent. The reduction In toe value of : real estate was 20.3 percent and. that on personal property as 12.? per fen t. The total .aseesmcnt of the -.county-real and personal,' as oertlfled ,to;the state hoard, waa $5,186,6Jlj f- whiih was on reat estate. ;.i -' Co(. Peebles, who will represent the state board 1 nthfq a4 other counties, his hud long etperlence iu taa mat ters and has made special study of r'itii. nC thmtfttt - - r ABDUCTOR CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY Ttt OB (n TAIM f50,00O FROM FATHER !;A" ! May be brought. (By United Press.) SHARON, Pa., July 21. Thomas Randolph, alleged "self abductor," was offered a chance today to deny in court that he plotted a ransom of $50, TOO from his father. With the entire surrounding country excited over the sensational "kidnap ping," and the ensuing demand for $50,000 ransom, the "victim's" plea that the money be paid to save hia life, and finally Randolph's sensation al flight and surrender late yesterday. Twday Randolph himnelf lay listless and exhaastcd on hie jail cot. Charges of conspiracy will probably be brought acainot hiac. ILLINOIS . PLEADS NOT GOILTY .DECLARES HE IS INNOCENT Y)F , CHARGE OF-HAVING EMBEZ , . ZLED $3,000,000.00. (By United Presa). . SPRINGFIELD, 111- July 21 Leu Small, Illinois governor, protested his Innocence today of the charge of em bezzling , nearly $3,000,000 in state funds. I-! . Governor Small was accused with Lieutenant Governor Fred E. Stirling ; and. Vernon Curtis, banker, of Jug gling millions of dollars of public mon ey for personal gain: -.Indictments charging the trio with embezzlement of public funds and conspiracy to defraud, were voted by the Sagamon county grand jury after two wefcs investigation. MASONS IN SESSION . FOR MASTERS DEGREE WORK WILL BEGIN AT EIGHT O'CLOCK FULL ATTENDANCE ' . OF MEMBERS IS URGED. : There will be a called meeting of the Masonic lodge tonight at 8 o'clock for the purpose of conferring the mas ter's degree. A full attendance 0 the members is urged. - MANY VARIETIES ' OF RAIN FELL WATERS HIGH IN WESTERN SEC TION BUT CREEKS": NOT OUT BANKS IN SOUTHERN PARTS. MOORE'S GIANTS TD"'- ' PLAY HERE SATORDAY . , .Moore's Giants,, of Grovelaad, will play Harlson'a Mills ball team at Pil low Park .on Saturday afternoon. Be tween these two team they have lost but one game out of twenty that they have played this year and It is expect ed that the conteft.flatuTda will be a hair raer. ' - -k Although . the raine on Wednesday were general iu- the county -they were like all others that have; fallen in the past three mouths of a decidedly 'freakish nature." . For -example the rainfall In the Western portion of the county was probably, double that, la the extreme Southern-portion 'and the rain did not cover, the same hours In both sections. It began raining at Hampshire, more than two hours be fore it did at Culleoka and the rain at the-latter place lasted an hour Monger. There never - was a heavy down pour In the Southern and South ern . eastern pafts of the county but In "the" West the rain was ' terrlfld. The creeks and branches at llimp shire and Taylorrilte : were- higher than they have been I two years and traffic on the ML Pleasant pike was held up at the bridge this, side of there by the high waters. . On the Other hand Fountain Creek at Culleoka did no get out of HS banks although two Inches of rain fell there. However It n a slow'rain. - Senator Kdgar- J. Graham, of Ceu trevllle, was here this week. Senator Graham was formerly president of tho Middle' Tennessee Farmers conven tion , and takes a lively interest in that organization. He said that he expected a-large delegation to attend this year from Hick man county, i In addition to. his service with the farm ers convention Senator Graham is an experienced legislator, having served several terms in the legislature; 1 Senator Graham together with fir. DqokliH, of Sumner County, and pres ident Cunningham, of the Montgomery county council of agriculture, has been appointed as the committee ou reso lutions of the farmers convention that will conveue bere- on August 9 for a three days session. He is already git tng attention to the drafting of reso lutions, to be presented to that body. The committee Is not only thorough ly representative, geographically of the Middle division, but contains throe of the most active agricultural work rtfW tho? Mater; y 1 : ; - ' ' - .t.;,-.."-' j f'iM-'rT' nrift tnAiirtnu iiii.v tnitii.Mi&f r W I IV I HWWVnM - .. - ..T-l 1 HERVAClTl CONFERS !?.r,-t-l WITH COLLEAGUES NO BASIS FOR FORMAL CONFER ENCE HAS BEEN FOUND, GOV - ERNMENT DECLARES. : - : ? B tJntte4 Preaa. -.... f LONDON. July 21Tho- banis ' for a. formal conference- bnni not - bee?i found, declared the official goveramnatt communique issued today after Prot4 dent DeValera and- Premier LI yod George bad conferred on-. the Irish sit nation, - DwValera will , go to Dublin tomorrow moraiiiK to confer with col leagues, H was at a ted. He will com municate with Lloyd George cm M re DR. E Ml N ENtI PR ESBYTSRt'A TflVlfifc? COMESck T6 oiMPtEF btt5 ' ANNUAL VISIT- v j pr, Otis- Trousdale, oue' 0. the lead ing Presbyterian- preachcJ'sJ,.of"ljSew rkrN. J., is here for hlo annual ica.v tioiu Although Dr.. Troubduld 'toaif ften : away from Maury county for P'i&X years and has' attained a fifih1 piaCe iih the eouacU's of hia cfiurch'.(fie'heer fall to- visit the .old- homo eycj-y'unl-mer. . Jo tukeB"' his vacation , at' Itfat , time, govs down to the oid.Vnt fn tfi Blgbyvlllft'secUbni helps i ItBjhe 8i)f; vest and the hay eas' friotl- eh.fc:keo and in once-nMire a .f !ry'lbn tne fifii,. ItA.diina tint, eteu ..ilctif iba .""old s wlmhiing hole , 'Jl ' tmh'iji'qdd ; ot friends': are always delliUicd,: tp-'wel-' wm lin in 1.1a ImAo t . ' " . ' 33 llijl;llffll)l)j NAME ANO ADDfltSS dF.-ME WPMlS' - MAN MAY' PROVE OLUi.td MYA-. '; Atiiifc--.'1.'"--' fht j JthNF4lOllQ.;.-'Atfi,:-.Jtify..' Memphis roan .may , hold, jhl , key f bo the myMery surroundlnj,tlj; infirder of a, woman iddgirl,. whose paHJy. ft4 ootnpoMd bodtek were'v UtitutiZ Jit "ih? woods by hunters, fieadi hadid severed' from the, .bodies. ; A, letter found bear tb bodies with the ilimi aud addrcslof a man may be a due the killing