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THE GREENEVILLE DAILY SUN
VOLUME 2. NUMBER 54.
THE GREENEVILLE DAILY SUN, SATURDAY, MAY 31, 1919.
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Driver Killed And Mechanician
Switch Engine Pushing Cars Runs
Into Auto At Grade Crossing
MORRISTOWN, Tenn., May 31. Mrs. Henry Wiggins was
instantly killed, Mrs. Anderson fatally hurt and Mr. Henry Wig
gington and Mrs. Steiner Wiggington badly injured when a
switch engine pushing cars ran into their auto at a grade cross
ing here this morning.
Nearly Four Thousand Miles Covered
By Navy Aviators and Average Speed
Of Seventy Eight Miles Maintained
WASHINGTON, May 31.
feat accomplished by the NC-4,
morning marked th eclimax of the navy's systematic experi
ment to determine the obstacles of trans-Atlantic flying. Near
ly 4,000 miles were covered by the naval aviators, their actual
flying speed averaging between seventy-and eighty miles an
hour. This was considerably above the average speed in calcu
lating the flight.
At End of First Lap Thomas Leads
Leads In Liberty Sweepstakes Race
INDIANAPOLIS, May 31. (By United Press.) Paced by
Lieut. Col. J. G. Vincent and Eddie Rickenbacker in a green
packed car, thirty-three drivers "hopped off" in the liberty
sweepstakes at eleven o'clock this morning. At one turn of the
course the race was on' and at the end of the first lap Thomas
was leading with Earl Cooper and PePalma following closely.
American Seaplane NC-4 Swept
Into Harbor of Plymouth 2,6 Today
PLYMOUTH, Eng., May 31. (By United Press.) -rComplet-ing
its great flight across the Atlantic, the American seaplane
NC-4 swept into harbor in Plymouth at 2 :26 p. m. today (9 :26
Washington time.) The NC-4 had left Ferrol, Spain, at 6:27
a. m., which is 2 :27 a. m. Washington time.
The jump off from Ferrol to Plymouth was four hundred and
fifty miles. Crowds rushed to vantage points to watch the
giant seaplane come in. She was given a rousing welcome.
Finnish Cabinet Decide On Formal
Declaration of War Against Soviet Russ
COPENHAGEN, May 31. (By United Press.) A Helsing
fors dispatch today reported that the Finnish cabinet had decid
ed on the issue of formal declaration of war agains soviet Rus
sia. The date of declaration will be fixed after consultation
with allied missions, it was said.
Germany's Fnal Counter Proposal
Reiterates That Delegates Will Accept
No Terms Country Cannot Fulfill
BERLIN, May 31. (By United Press.) Germany's final
counter proposals reiterate that its delegates will accept no
terms which the country cannot fulfill, it was revealed today.
Goal In Drive
CHATTANOOGA, May 30.-A ress.)-With traveling medical
total of $1,001,972.80 is actually in units promised for immediate relief
hand In the Methodist Centenary in Serbia and the Far East, the
campaign in the Chattanooga area. American Women's Hospitals, the of
This js within a short distance of the ficjaj war agency of the Medical Wo
.,t ti 901 onn 1
is.-., men's National Association, is con-
F. W. Atking, area campaign di- , ,. ,, , . , . ,.
6 . . .. , A. ducting the last week of a nation
rector, is very optimistic about the, ,
outlook for success in the Centenary j e campaign for $250,000, with
drive. In a statement given out on j committees in more than three hun
Wednesday he declared that he con- j dred cities and towns working to
fidently expected the quota to be wards the quotas assigned each
oversubscribed by a considerable state. New York and Illinois lead
amount j with quotas of $50,000 each. Massa-
. He said that $94,000,000 has been j chusetts and Pennsylvania have $40,
raised in the nation-wide campaign. 000 California, $35,000, Michigan,
This is but $11,000,000 below the
The Atlanta area, with headquar
ters at Jacksonville, has pledged
$971,584, or Just $2,000 less than
its entire quota.
The New Orleans area has sub
scribed $610,000 with a goal of $876,-500.
(By United Press.) The greatt0 accommodate them. Thousands
which arrived at Plymouth this 1 slept in their automobiles on the
Women Ask Funds
For Hospital Work
NEW YORK, May 30. (United
Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin, $10,
Dr. Mary M. Crawford, Chairman
of the Executive Board of the Amer
ican Women's Hospitals, has appeal
ed to state and district chairmen to
make a special effort this week to ob
tain dollar memberships among the
general public. '
Big Auto Race
INDIANAPOLIS, May 31.
(United Press.) Thirty-three auto
stars domestic and foreign were
to encircle the Indianapolis speedway
two hundred times today in the five
hundred mile Liberty Sweepstakes.
Fifty thousand dollars in prize money
is the goal, the winner to receive
fans from every state in the union,
here to witness the spectacle, crowd
ed hotels in Indianapolis and sur
rounding town and even the housing
streets and at the speedway and other
hundreds awakened today in pullman
cars parked in the grounds.
The greatest racing talent in
America and Europe was on hand
at the brick oval early today. The
race was to start at ten o'clock at
the sound of a gun fired by W. S.
Gilbert, Detroit, assistant starter.
Participants trailing five abreast be
hind the pace car and gradually gain
ing speed were to leap ahead on the
real grind when E. C. Patterson,
Chicago, fired a bomb at the end of
the first lap. Captain Eddie Ricken
backer, erstwhile racer, ace of Amer
ican fliers on the western front, sat
in the referee's box.
Betting favored Dario Resta, in a
sunbeam car, winner of the 1910
sweepstakes. Ralph DePalma, in a
Packard, was not far behind, how
ever, and many of track veterans
chose him as winner. The Ballot
team of four was an unknown quan
tity, inasmuch ps the cars were con
structed by - a Frenchman of that
name especially for this race. Rene
Thomas, winner of the 1914 race,
headed the team. None of the favor
ites were receiving great odds, be
cause the talent was considered
rather evenly divived, and many of
the entries have loag lists of victo
ries to their credit.
Confidence of the wagers was
placed in the drivers rather than the
cars, because the track was compara
tively short and flat turns and re
quires the utmost skill, combined
with a disregard of safety. Here
DePalma was again favored, in view
of his ability as a driver. Jules
Goux, victor in the 1913 race, didn't
want any confidence misplaced in his
car, so he took it apart and exam
ined eveiy piece of metal, every fi
bre, with a magnifying glass and
then suspended the metal parts on
a string and struck them with a
sounding iron to make sure that they
The sweepstakes is the sole major
event on the international racing cal
endar for the year and this fact serv
ed as a drawing card. The French
Grand Prix, which divided honors
with Indianapolis in this game, prior
to the war, will not be revived until
next year. The race today was ex
pected to replace this sport on the
solid foundation of reawakened pub
lic interest. The races were aban
doned during 1917 and 1918 because
of the war.
Brews In Ireland
LONDON, May 29. An impend
ing new rebellion in Ireland, with
hints of some immediate drastic ac
tion by the government has been
the subject of prominent paragraphs
and articles in certain of the London
newspapers during the last few days.
The Daily Mail which printed a
conspicuous article on Wednesday
predicting that the rebellion would
be more serious than the last, owing
to the encouragement given to the
Sinn Feins' republican movement by
Messrs. Walsh, Dunne and Ryan, the
American delegates, carries today a
report that Walter Hume is to re
place James Ian MacPherson as chief
ADRIAN, Mich. After making
complete arrangements with an un-
dertaker for his funeral, Thomas
Boyd, 78, committed suicide.
Injured In Indianapolis Speedway Races
Only In Terms
AMERONGEN, Wednesday, May
28. Since the former German em
peror has been acquainted with the
peace terms he nas become even
The only possibility of catching a
glimpse of him is when he crosses
the drawbridge twice daily, going to
and returning from his log-sawing
in the garden of the castle, and then
he is only within sight for about four
Replying to a repealed request for patients who suffered from gas at
a declaration, the former Emperor tacks are now threatened with tuber
sent the following words: iculosis and they have been recom-
"Tell the Press thaft my attitude mended for treatment in sanitariums.
is unchanged." '(
The messenger, gejieral von Es
tonff, gave the correspondent no
hope that anything was likely to be
given out for publication. It is vir
tually impossible to glean anything
regarding the former Emperor's life
or plans, as everybody in the castle
is under strict orders! to maintain si
lence. Apparently ;!iere isi no excitement
among the members of his suite over
the peace ters, the only portion of
which interests the imperial exile is
the clause relating to himself.
The former Empress appears to
be more affected than her husband,
and is evidently under the impres
sion that the powers will succeed in
bringing him before a tribunal.
There have been no extraordinary
movements about the . castle lately,
the only visitor being Dr. , Kraige,
who came from Berlin in connection
with the liquidation of the personal
estates of the Hohenzollerns in Ber
lin. Slayer Used
TRACY CITY, Tenn., May 29.
Coming to the home of Deputy Sher
iff Polk Brown shortly after midnight
yesterday mornirg, James Myers
coolly announced that he had killed
John Campbell in a pistol duel some
According to the story told by
Myers, Campbell had accused him
of informing someone where Camp
bell had hidden whiskey, which was
stolen. The shooting quickly follow
ed, Myers using two revolvers, and
Campbell was shot to death. Myers
was placed under arrest and carried j
to Altamont, the scene of the killing
Wednesday afternoon. Campbell is
sand to have been famed r.s a wild
cat distiller and had frequently been
in state and federal courts.
On Mexican Border
NOG ALES, Ariz., May 29. Re
gardless of the announcement from
the State Department at Washing
ton today that Mexican troops from
Sonora would not be permitted at
present to cross American territory
:iiroute to Juarez, Mexican Federal
troops were reported tonight to be
mobilizing at Epe.lme, Sonora far
shipment in bond through this port.
SANTA CRUZ, CALIF., May 31
(By United Press.) The California
Congress of Mothers and Parent
Teachers' associations opened a two
day session here yesterday, and the
delegates will give especial attention
to post-bellum problems affecting
children and the home, including
child workers, tc.
Spakers of national and state im
portance will participate. A number
of entertainment features, including
receptions and excursions have been
arranged for the delegates.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 30.
Between fifteen and twenty dis
charged soldiers, who were gassed
or disabled in the campaign of the
American expeditionary forces in
France have reporte1 to Dr. LeRoy
McMullen, U. S. examiner for treat
ment. Dr. McMullen was formerly in the
medical department of the army and
was recently appointed examiner for
public health service for East Ten
nessee. It is stated that many of the
Former soldiers in may districts
of East Tennessee have written to
Dr. McMullen requesting informa
tion about the arrangements for giv
ing them treatment. He stated that
he hart advised those living near
Knoxville to arrange to receive treat
ment at local hospitals.
It is expected that a large number
of the disabled soldiers will soon be
under treatment in the hospitals of
Many former soldiers have not
been informed of the appointment of
Dr. McMullen and he requests that
publicity be given the matter so sol
diers in need of medical treatment
can come to the city to undergo ex
aminations. The soldiers will be re
ceived at the Arnstein building and
examinations will be made promptly.
In Jail Yard by Mob
LAMAR, Mo., May 29. Shortly
after Jay Lynch had pleaded guilty
to the murder of Sheriff John Har
low and his son and had : n sen
tenced to life imprisonment, twenty
four men entered the court room,
too Lynch from the hands of offi
cers and hanged him in the pard be
fore a crowd of 500 persons. When
Lynch's body was swung into the air,
the spectators including many wo
men and children, cheered
Lynch is one of a few white men
to be lynched in Missouri.
Immediately after Judge H. G
Thurman passed sentence, he ordered
Lynch taken to his office under guard
of several deputies. Here he was al
lowed to greet his wife, baby, mothei
and sister. His handcuffs had been
removed that he might hold his baby
and he had just given the child back
to its mother when the men entered
and seized him.
Lynch this afternoon had been
brought from Butler, Missouri,
where he hud been held in jail since
his arrest in Colorado several week?
ago. There were no threats when he
was brought from the train to the
court house. There was no show of
violence in the court room when the
prisoner was arraigned, and accord
ing to witnesses, the nvn composing
the mob gathered in the corridors
of the court house and in the paro
and no warnings was given of theii
Date For Signing
PARIS, May 29.--June 15 is the
earliest, possible date on which the
German treaty can be signed if no
obstructions are encountered, but
June 20 is the more probable date for
its signature and the departure of
President Wilson for the United
States, according to a member of the
American peace delegation who dis
cussed the situation with the corres
The German counter proposals
have been received with the greatest
interest by the members of the peace
conference, especially the claims for
immediate membership in the ler.gue
of nations, for a plebiscite to decide
the disposition of Galicia and for
fixing a definite sum for Teparations.
Authur Thurman Killed and His
Mechanician's Skull Fractured When
Their Car Overturned In Race Today
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 31. (By United Press.) Ar
thur Thurman, driving the "Thurman special," was killed and
his mechanician suffered a fractured skull when their car turned
over on the back stretch in the forty-fifth lap of today's five hun
dred mile sweepstakes race.
Present Plans of War Department
Do Not Provide Army of Occupation
After September Developed Today
WASHINGTON, May 31. (By United Press.) Present
plans of the War Department do not provide for the army of
occupation after September, it developed at the House Military
committee's hearing today. Major McKay, representing the
War Department finance division, told the committee that the
plan is now for an army of occupation of (500,000 men in July,
400,000 in August and 200,000 in September.
Questions of committee members failed to bring forth further
details. The disclosure of plans came through the committees
of examination of the pays schedule.
Provide For Presentation of Treaty
To Austrians On Monday at St. Germain
PARIS, May 31. (Py United Press.) The peace conference
convened in secret plenary session shortly after three o'clock
this afternoon to consider finally the terms of the Austrian peace
treaty. This meeting originally was scheduled for Thursday,
but was postponed until today at the request of smaller na
The program calls for the presentation of the treaty to the
Austrians on Monday, at St. Germain.
To Put League of Nations Discussions
Firmly On Non-Partisan Basis
WASHINGTON, May 31. (By United Press.) To put the
league of nations discussion firmly on a nonpartisan basis so
far as administration is concerned, Prevsident Wilson will call
a conference of republican and democratic friends of the league
of nations soon after he returns to Washington, Administration
leaders said today.
Former President Taft and other republicans will be invited.
Declares Allies Peace Terms Will Force
Germany to Accept Complete Economic
Socialistion, Which Will Be Spread
BASEL, May 31. (By United Press.) Broekdorff-Rantzau.
in an interview with a Versailles correspondent to the Europa
Press, declared that the allies' peace terms will force Germany
t oaccept complete economic socialistion, which will spread to
all allied countries.
Weather conditions are ideal for the renewal of the Ameri
can motor classic, which is a five hundred mile event. A rec
ord wreaking crowd is in attendance.
Two Die In Plane
At Atlantic City
ATLANTIC C.TY.Mav ' 2!..--Beryl' XKW LON,,0N'' rMIB" 3'
Kendrick, operatin a Curtis 1(10, Between 15 and 20 sailors and sol
horse power flying boat, with James j diers connected with the New Lon
Bew, a wealthy real estate and in-! ,,,!,, naval base were arrested
trance man of Atlantic City as pas- j marim,s and firemen, late
sender, were killed Saturdav ot Inlet, i ' , , .
. ' .. ., , , ivesterdav and turned over to the na-
about one mile north of here.
..... ,. ... , i i ! vjil authorities, following rioting, ac
Kendrick, earlier m the day '.ad . t
, , 4 r cording to the police. The trouble
given a rem. rkable demonstration of l"" K r , .
landing his seaplane on a beach in ! hegan when negro sa.lors entered the
front of the boardwalk. The acci-; rd c8(,ffn,-v and attacked
dent was caused bv motor trouble, j
which forced Kendrick to
landing on a sand bar.
When bystt"Jers reached
plane, both me.: were dead.
NEW YORK.It took five pairs
of shoes to bring W. B. Martin, brok-! NfcW UKiv.-ueorgeue iou
er, from Chicago to New York. but!ine Frow is among those present,
only one pair for W. B. Sage, realty I Born on the French l:ner La Tou
oromoter. Tluv were navinz an elec-' raine, her father, a chef, named her
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Kansas isi
getting a big laugh these days. Cit-1
isiens suggest the last day be called j
June the thirtieth.
j Race Riot at New
London Naval Base
1 nc MKHUllK njncmi n ."- ov.
and a riot ca was sounded, mere
tne ! have been evidences of ill feeling be
tween white and negro sailors here
i for several weeks.
for the vessel on arrival here.
Fredericksburg voters want no more
drouth than nature provides. Only
'23 out of 600 voted for prohibition.
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