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rll Ulimu- VOLUME 2 NUMBER 45. The First Commission Have Offered Resignations ii On Account of Terms Dissatisfaction V PARIS, May 20. (By United Press.) Nine members of the .v American peace commission have offered their resignations as the result of dissatisf action with the terms of the German treaty, it was learned today. Three of the resignations are said to be final. The -others are held in abeyance at the request of the commission. Professor Young, of Cornell University, cheif economic ex pert, Dr. Bowman, of New York, head of the territorial intelli gence division, and W. C. Bullitt, expert on Russian affairs, are said to have finally withdrawn. The names of the other six commissioners are not made public. Commander Towers Descended With NC-3 Because He Did Not Trust PONTA DEL GADA, May NCC, though crippled, may be after an examination. Captain did not trust his instruments in many Hardships from a constant -waves, iney were given an enmusiasnc recepiion on tneir ar rival here. m NC-4 Will Awajt&yorabldWeather After ArrivafAt Ponta del Gada . WASHINGTON, May 20. (By 'AWedlpresO The NC-4 will wait favorable weather after her arrival at Ponta del Gada before hopping off for Lisbon, the Portugal navy department was advised today. Admiral Jackson reported that nitely out of the history making trip. The NC-3 is badly dam aged after being fog bound sixty hours on a rough sea, and the NC-1 is almost a total wreck, and may sink at any minute. Both crews are safe. No Word Received Today of Hawker And Grisve; Fears That Men Perished LONDON, May 20. (By United Press.) No word had been received early today of Howker and Greisve, who left New Foundland Sunday in a trans-Atlantic flight. Grave fears are expressed that the men perished but it was pointed out that they may have been picked up by a small vessel which is un able to communicate news. Ships of all discriptions are scout ing the seas today. LONDON, May 20. (By United Press.) At 2:40 p. m., no word had beren received regarding the fate of Hawker of Gries-ve. NC-4 Arrived at Ponta Del Gada At 10:24; Plane In Good Condition -.MMMMMMMJMMMMMMMMM WASHINGTON, May 20. (By United Press.) The NC-4 arrived at Ponta Del Gada at 10:24 a. m., Washington time, the navy department was advised today. The plane arrived in good condition. It averaged 95 miles an hour on the trip and was in the air one hour and thirty minutes. Seapl ane NC-4 Left Horto at 8:40 (N. Y. Time) HORTA,. Azores, May 20. (By United Press.) The sea plane NC-4 left Horto at 8 :40 a. m. (New York time) today for Ponta del Gada. Senate Progressives Annnounce -Program of Labor Laws That Are To Be Introduced At Once WASHINGTON, May 20. (By United Press.) Simultane ously with the reading of the President's recommendations for labor legislation, the Senate progressives announced a pogram of labor laws to be introduced at once and enunciated Wilson's principles. Mail Subscriptions to The Daily Sun Will Be Accepted at $2 for the Full Year Until Saturday Night, May 24th Eith Renewal Subscriptions Will Be Accepted No Subscriptions Will Be Accepted for Less Than a Full Year at Thi 1 Ttyn fhvPn I J 1 1 I m7 I " mmm Resolution His Instruments In Heavy Fog 20. (By United Press.) The repaired, it was stated today Towers descended because he the fog. The men underwent rain and buffeting from the i i i i i Before Hopping Off For Lisbon both the other planes are defi for Ponta del Gada QREE fu Tf WM. 1 1 Reported to the House Recommends Woman Suffrage 30th Advanced 29 1-2 Kilometers Of the thirty divisions of the Amer ican expeditionary force which ac tually went into battle, the "Fighting Thirtieth" stands eleventh in the number of casualties suffered and thirteenth in ground gained against the enemy, according to statements made public by the war department, The record of "Old Hickory" for advancing the line 29 kilometers is remarkable considering the fact that tfie Tennessee and Carolina guards men of this division were on the of fensive only about three weeks. That the gain was not easy is shown by the standing of the division in the casualty list where its losses are heavier than thoseof other divisions which wero in the active front lines much longer. The Thirtieth, how ever, was hurled at the strongest part of the Hindenburg line and after smashing through this, had to make its heavy gains against stubborn re sistance by the enemy in the rear de fenses. Total casualties in the Thirtieth were 11,081, of whom 1,652 were killed in action. he Twentyrseventh division wihich operated with the Thirtieth, botn" be ing with the a British artny, stands tenth in the casualty list with a total of 11,218, but twenty-Becond in the ground gained, . having advanced -its line eleven kilometres. The Eighty-second division, which included many national army men from Tennessee, is fifteenth in cas ualties and twentieth in ground gained. Second Division Heaviest Sufferer WASHINGTON, May 20. The Second Division with 4,419 battle deaths and 20,657 men wounded, suffered the heaviest casualties of any American division in the war, according to a table made public by the War Department this afternoon. Say Pershing Will Sail Soon For U. S. WASHINGTON, May 20. Army officers ariving in Washington from American headquarters 'n France are of the opinion that General Pershing will return to the United States in July. While no specific statement has been made of the commander-in-chief's plans, it is said to bo the gen eral impression at Chaumont that he and his personal staff will sail in six to eight weeks. Commander Bellinger's Own Story Of Right of the Seaplane NC-1 B7 W. R. H.r,r.T. (United Press Staff Correspondent.) HORTA, AZORES, May 20. Lieu tenant Commander Bellinger today told the United Press how the Ameri can seaplant NC-1 was lost. "After the start from Trepassy the NC-1 proceeded along hjer course, passing all stations without encoun-: tering any difficulties until between! stations 17 and 18, when at 1 a. m. Saturday we ran into dense clouds ! and fog," said Bellinger. "We de cided it was advisable to alight and at 1:10 o'clock we descended from a 3,000 feet, altitude to between 25 and 30 feet T)ie wind direction there was different than it was above, and we found that the fog was even denser at that low height Not knowing our position we headed into the wind and landed on the rough seas. "We drifted, absolutely lost, for five hours before sighting the steamer NEVILLE DAILY SUN THE GREENEVILLE DAILY SUN, WEDNESDAY, l j J I t PRESIDENT WILSON'S MESSAGE RECOMMENDS . Repeal of the wartime prohi- bition act. Creation of a federal agency of advice and information as a clearing house for suggested im- provement in industrial condi- tions. Maintenance of the United ' States employment service. Adoption of the land-for-sol- diers bill sponsored by Secretary Lane. Legislation to facilitate Amer- j ican enterprise in foreign trade. Reconsideration of federal taxes to relieve the burden nar- ticulcrly on productive resources making incomes, excess profits, and estates the mainstays of steady taxation. Against general revision of import duties, but for protection of the Antericr.n dye industry. Adoption of the suffrage amendment. Return of the telegraph and telephone lines to their owners' under more coordinated system. Return of the railroads un- der a more uniform system. Only 400,000 Men To Say In Europe WASHINGTON May 20.-iBy Ju ly 1, only 400,000 American troops will be left in Europe, Secretary of the Navy Daniels stated today. Daniels stated that a new nav?.l policy will be worked out on the ba sis of information obtained from the British, French and Italian naval ex perts. After consultation withvnavy men here recommendations as to the type of ship for the backbone of the navy in the future will be laid before Congress. "The result of our interchange of views will be taken up with our of ficers for consideration before the opinions of the department are pre sented to Congress with reference to future policies and the character of ships to be constructed," he said. Airplanes Crash; Two Fliers Killed PENSACOLA, Fla., May 20. Fly ing at a great height two seaplanse crashed together over Pensacola har bor, killing Ensign F. M. Fowler, of Salem, Mass., and Chief Quartermas ter Eyar, address not given. Both bodies were recovered. ! . --. Ionia, hull down on the horizon. We taxied toward her until she sighted us. We were picked up by a small boat, fro mtre Ionia after a remark able display of seamanship. We suf fered no injuries, but were seasick and sleepy." A methodical log was kept all the time, the crew slept 15 hours on the cruiser Columbia. An attempt was made by the Iona to tow the NC-1. but the hawser snapped. The destroyers Hardin and Fairfax later attempted to bring the plane in and the latest report here said the Fairfax was still Irying to salvage her. It is feared, how ever, that she will be a total loss. Bellinger said that he and the other planes had not seen each other dur ing the flight, hearing only the ves sels talking about their progress. "We sent out several S. O. S. mes sages and intercepted replies, but received no aid, and it was impossible to get off the heavy, choppy swells." MAY 20, 1919. Greene Gounty Boy Receives Citation Private Samuel K. Broyles, son of Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Broyles, of Chuck- ey, received a personal citation from General Pershing for distinguished and exceptional gallantry. The cita tion reads as follows: "CITATION" Private Samuel K Broyles, M. D., Office Division Sur geon, 30th Division, for distinguished and exceptional gallantry at Ypres, Belgium, on the 2nd and 3rd days of September, 1918, in the operations of the American Expeditionary Forces. In testimony thereof, and as an expression of appreciation of his valor, I award him this citation. "Awarded on the 27th day of March, 191!). JOHN J. PERSHING. Commander-in-Chief." On the night of the 2nd of Septem ber, at the time on duty with the Sanitary detachment, 119jth Infantry, south of Ypres, Belgium, this soldier boy went forward in the face of heavy shell fire and rescued a severe ly wounded soldier, carrying him un aided to the Regimental Aid Post, where he secured a squad of stretch er bearers. Owing to a certain con dition this man could not be evacu ated to the regular collecting point. According Private Broyles placed the wounded man and litter squad in comparative safety, and himself set out to secure an ambulance, which he later returned with and 'the wounded wwan ; was evacuated. ' This conduc tbroughouK'toas performed under heavy shell fire and it is AVell deserv ing of unusual commendation. " Regular Troops To Return Home WASHINGTON, May - 20. The Eighth, Thirty-sixth and Eighty- eighth Divisions, in order, are sched uled to depart from France in May, and the Ninetieth, Fifth, Eighty-first, Fourth, Sixth, and Seventh Divisions, in order, in June, General Pershing cabled the War Department today. The Sixth and Seventh Divisions were released May 8, and the Fourth and Fifth Divisions on May 10 to prepare for their return to the United States. All four are regular army divisions. Schedules of departure, General Pershing said, have been necessarily modified because of increase in th army of occupation, the necessity of avoiding the delay in utilizing ships, and in utilizing rail facilities in France. These conditions amy modify the new departure schedule, Pershing added. Germans to Sign Treaty, Envoys Of Allies Hear PARIS, May 20. The American, French and British peace delegations ' made false representations in her cf-'no doubt be in session until Satur yesterday received special dispatches fort to secure a pension from the day morning. from Berlin to indicate that Ger-j many probably will sign the treaty. ; Sentiment in Germany in favor of signing the terms is said to be much stronger now than at any other time. President Wilson was informed yesterday by General Pershing that practically all of the American sol- diers, save the soldiers in trie army of occupation in Germany, will be out of Europe by July 1st. President Wilson and General Pershing had lunch together at the "Parisian White House." It was then that General Pershing informed the President of his plans. The American Rhine army will move according to schedule arranged by the war department at Washing ton and according to orders left by the President when he returns home. WASHINGTON, May 20. (By United Press.) The first resolution to be favorably reported by the house committee was the one providing for woman suffrage, introduced by Repub lican Leader Mann yesterday. TVio anffrsioro i-jiunliitinn ui'll ho falron un in fVio Uniico fnmni- , .,.. IUW epuuucii leaner luoimeu j New Mexico, today introduced Senate. The House adjourned at 10:30 o'clock out of respect for Rep rsentative Van Dyke, who died last night. Senate adjourned at 1 :40 p. m. House Committees of New Congress Have Already Begun Work WASHINGTON, May 20. (By United Press.) The house committees of the new congress have already begun work on big problems, including appropriation bills and the immediate return of telegraphs and telephones to private owners. Wilson Threw Bomb Into Senate Today When He Advocated Repeal or Amendment of War Time Prohibition WASHINGTON, May 20. (By United Press.) President Wilson threw a bomb into Congress today when he advocated the repeal or amendment of the war time prohibition act. With a heavier dry majority than last session, Congress leaders de clared today it would be difficult to lift the wine and beer ban. The drys are united in saying that public opinion would not stand for a change in the law. Cbngrekslnan Vari Dyke, of Minnesota, Died In Washington This Morning ST. PAUL, Minn., May 20. (By United Press.) Congress man Van Dyke, the only emocratic congressman from Minne sota, died at 1 :30 this morning in Washington, according to word received here. Cabell Scott, Defaulting Br jstol Bank Cashier, Given Six Years In the Federal Penitentiary In Atlanta Other caes Disposed of This Morning Evans Fraudulent Pen sion Case Being Argued This Afternoon Many Other Important Cases To Come During the Week. The case of J. Cuboll Scott, cort-j government. Mrs. Henderson had fessed embezzler of $53,000 of thejen in ;ihif at 'Jonesboro since last fn,i0 f ih sw vtinl Rnnk f ( tober, and for ' this reason the . . , . i i p , , Uudge made the sentence light upon Bristol, was submitted before Judge! h t Edward T. Sanford in th Federal i court Monday afternoon. Mr. Scott I presented no defense, but threw him self upon the mercy of the court. Shortly after court convened this morning Judge Sanford sentenced Scott to six years in the Federal ,. . .. . . . penitentiary, Atlanta, Ga. This case .... , has attracted wide attention and a! la'ge number of Pirirtol people have been attending court here Scott is said to have stood well in Kristo both business and social circles. Mrs. Henderson, a widow lady of; There arc a number of other im Johnson City, was sentenced to sixty portant cases to come up during the days in jail at Jonesboro by Judge week, among which are a large num'- Sanford this morning for having Madman, Freed, Baptists to Meet Kills Two Sons! In Capital In 1 920 LANCASTER, Pa., May 20. Leon ATLANTA. la., May 20. Wash Anirelino, transferred recently f the county insane asylum, was re- leased Saturday through his wife's efforts. Yesterday he murdered two' The Rev. John E. White, of Ander of their children. json, S. C, was named to preach the As his wife was preparing dinner convention sermon, with Dr. J. E. he attacked her with a club, threaten ing death to her and their four little children. Siie escaped to the yard, where she dropped over, though not dangerously injured. The madman, procuring an axe, locked himself in the room where his four-year-old boys, twins, were asleep, and beat them to death with the axe. Either New or This Rate FIFTEEN CENTS A WEEK . . , annouiiceu. oenaior jones, oi the suffrage resolution in the her. Kenneth Clevenger, ai ex-soldier, brought up from Cocke county for moonshining, was sentenced to six months in the Cocke countv iail and j fined $,00 am, COfit8 These cases w a submi,sions. , i , ,. ! The case of Louie Evans, alias , . ... , . i Louie Smith, charged with having se- , ., , , , . . cured a pension inrougn imuuuient rwtlirtt; Yum r'nncumn fko ontlro . , " ' , ., ' ' torenoon anu tne attorneys are ar cuin? the case this afternoon. ; The j Evans woman is trom Greene county. , Uw of moonshine cases. Court will 1920 meeting of the Southern Bap- tist convention, to be held May 12. Hobbs, of Birmingham, Ala., as al tei nate. In line with their proposal to spend $15,000,000 for Christian education in the South, the convention late yes terday voted to establish an educa tional board similar in scope to the boards which now handle home and foreign missions.