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NEVI1 LE DAILY SUN VOLUME 2 NUMBER 142. THE GREEN EVILLE DAILY SUN, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1919. FIFTEEN CENTS A WEEK u mi .Ml I j j Inhabitants of New Orleans Preparing Storm Cellars for Safety J j J J J J J j J The Strike Situation in Boston Growing to Serious Proportions $2,000,000 Property Damage Wrought j By Florida Hurricane Yesterday One Person Dead, Three Missing KEY WEST, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) One person dead, three missing, and property damage at between $1,500, 000 and $2,000,000, and several hundred families homeless, was the known toll early today of the hurricane which swept over Key West Tuesday night Approximately 340 houses and several stores were destroyed by the high winds. The harbor was one mass of wrecked fish ing craft and small boats. One death resulted when the dredge ship Grampus sunk in the harbor and three other members of the crew are missing. Nothing has been heard from Piney Key this morning. Loss of life is reported high there. Practically Entire Business Section of Goulds, Florida, Wrecked by Tornado Houses Leveled to the Ground in 40-Foot Path of Storm MIAMI, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) Practically the en tire business section of Goulds, Fla., twenty miles south of here, was wrecked yesterday afternoon by a tornado develop- ng locally as an offshot of Tuesday's hurricane. The storm moved inland three miles. Three large packing houses, two stores, express depot, and a number of residences Lvere leveled to the ground in the forty-foot path taken by the torm. Two women were injured. Entire Massachusetts State Militia Has Been Called Out in An Effort to Break Up the Riot in Boston BOSTON, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) Rioting was re newed at 11 o'clock today when state troops attempted to break up throngs of gamblers on Boston Common. An unidentified sailor was shot when he is alleged to have led an attack on the guardsmen. The crowd was finally dispersed by bayonet charges. , Governor Cooledge today telegraphed the Secretary of War advising that the entire Massachusetts state guard had been called out and that while Boston is orderly there were rumors of a general strike. He requested the navy and war depart ments to hoi dthemselves in readiness to render assistance if needed. V Storm Cellars in New Orleans Being Made Ready for Occupancy if Storm Strikes City-Stiff Wind Today NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) Storm cellars are being made ready here today for possible use to night or tomorrow as a result of reports indicating that the husricane is headed inland towards New Orleans. A stiff wind is blowing here this afternoon. Left Country as Stowaway, Return With French Cross M. Hunter Arrested in Connection With Harth's Death hurricane Which Swept Key West Supposed to Be in Middle of Gulf of Mexico, Moving Towards Louisiana WASHINGTON, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) The hum line which swept Key West Tuesday is reported by the weather ireau that it is probably in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico . i i t v i ri 1 - ... , loving towards iNew urieans. Diurm signals weie uiucicu bisted at New Orleans. The bureau also reports another tropical storm of slightly as violent character passing south of Bermuda in a north Isterly direction. NEW YORK, Sept. 1'. Although he left this country a stowaway con cealed in a barracks bag dragged aboard a transport by sympathetic soldiers nearly two years ago, Maurice Bailey, 16 years old, of Jackson, Me., landed from the transport Northern Pacific today, the hero of one of the most interesting episodes of the world war. An ugly scar over his left eye in his only service record because he was never officially recorded a mem ber of the American Expeditionary Forces, but a French war cross pin ned on his tunic bears silent testimony of his heroism on that autumnal day in 1918 when he crawied over a shell- torn field in the Toul sector and res cued a colonel and two majors of the 26th division who were lying wound ed in No Man's Land. Union Leaders Declare There Will Be No Postponement of Steel Strike in Sept. Unless Employers Capitulate WASHINGTON, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) With gov ernment officials trying: to avert the steel strike called for September 22, union leaders today declared there would be no postponement of the strike unless employers capitulated. Attorney-General Palmer began a study of the condition in the mill districts where workers charge that the rights of free? speech and free assembly have been violated. lime Limit Allowed Serbia to Sign i Treaty With Austria Will Be Extended ARIS, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) Premier Bratiano, lumania, has resigned, it was learned at the peace confer- e here today. The supreme council was also informed that Serbian cabinet had fallen. As a result, the time limit wed Serbia to sign the treaty with Austria will be ex iled. Negro Lynched; Body Burned ATHENS, Ga., Sept. 11. Obe Cox, negro, the alleged murderer of the wife of an Oglethorpe county far mer last Monday, and who was cap tured by a posse just before noon yes terday, was taken to the scene of the crime and lynched. The negro was found crouching un der a big tree in the yard of Charley Sims, a farmer in Oglethorpe county, by Sims' 14-year-old. daughter, who will receive $500 reward. kude Moore, Slayer of LeRoy Harth, to Be Given Hearing This Afternoon NOXVILLE, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) Miss Maude re, charged with the killing of LeRoy D. Harth, president lie Imperial Motor company, will be given a preliminary ling this afternoon. KNOXVILLE, Sept. 11. Martin Hunter, charged with "aiding and abbetting in the murder of Le Roy D. Harth before and after the fact" was taken into custody Wednesday morning and is now held in the city jail awaiting the preliminary hearing which will be given him this after noon at 2 o'clock, immediately fol lowing the preliminary hearing to be given Maud Moore, who is charged with the murder. The hearings will be held at the criminal court room at the courthouse. Hunter was arrested by City De tectives W. E. O'Connor and Mike Cross, following the issuance of a warrant by Magistrate W. M. Sellers. The warrant was sworn out by Bax ter Lee, who will assist in the prose cution of the two and H. A. Harth, Jr., brother of the late Le Roy D. Harth. Hunter, according to statements said to have been made by him to the authorities, is believed to have been the first person to see Miss Moore, immeiately following the shooting of Harth Monday night on the Kingston pike, near Bearden, an outlying suburb of Knoxville. He is said to have accompanied the woman on Tuesday morning to a Tennssee river bank cave, where she remained throughout the day, and where she was arrested by Detective Cross late in the afternoon, after the officer had been led to the spot by Hunter. The arrest of both Miss Moore and Martin Hunter came as result of the killing of Le Roy Harth, president Large Number Persons Killed, 200 Injured, Buildings Demolished, as a Result of Munition Plant Explosion LONDON, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) A news agency dispatch from Cologne today reported that more than two hundred persons were injured and an unknown number killed in an explosion in a munitions plant at Nieuwied, near Coblenz. Many buildings were demolished, it was said. Thousands of Montana Ranchers and Their Folks Crowded to Hear the President Explain Peace Treaty Today BILLINGS, Mont, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) Thousands of Montana ranchers and their folks crowded to hear President Wilson explain the peace treaty in Billings today. When the President stepped from his train he was greeted by cheers. He smiled broadly, and paused to look over the throng and lift his hat in response. The city was in holiday attire. Flags decorated all streets. of the Imeprial Motor company, who 'adoption was shot to death late Monday night on the Kingston pike, about eight miles west of Knoxville. On Behalf the tin Cities In? r . uive rresiaeni Big Ovation NEAPOLIS, Sept. 10. De- Huns Must Explain Murder Taken to Grave in Aeroplane ATLANTIC CITY.N. J., Sept 11. An express aeroplane with a speed of 100 miles an hour was used Tues day afternoon for the novel purpose of transporting a casket in which there was the body of a 6-months-old j NASHVILLE, Sept. 10. Col. Luke girl from the resort to the Pleasant- j T,ea will welcome General Pershing in ville cemetery for interment. Thejbenalf of the American Legion, at a demonstration of the use of the craft monster mass meeting to be held in for this purpose was done under ai,Madison Square Thursdav evening, fir mof funeral d.rectors of this city, The meetjn(? win be hel(, (k, the who securea consent 01 me parents for its flight by air to the grave. The Six Democratic Members of Senate Foreign Relations Committee File Report Urging Adoption of Treaty WASHINGTON, Sept. 11. (By United Press.) Six demo cratic members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee filed a minority report on the peace treaty urging its unqualified The report replied to the republican's majority report filed yesterday, and charges that senators opposing the League of Nations are trying to defeat it "by indirection" through reservations. American Legion $10,090,000 in Guns Scrapped WASHINGTON, Sept. 10.Three fifths oT the prewar mobile artillery Victory Parade of the G. A. R. COLUMBUS, O., Sept. 11. erans of four American wars -Vet-today luspices of the American Legion and COBLENZ, Sept. 11. A demand j parents names are withheld. upon the Geramn military authorities for an immediate renort of the kill- that the peace treaty would , ing of private Howell Masden, of e regime of the balance of , Sacramento, Calif., who was shot President Wilson told a crowd ; Saturday by German soldiers while Minneapolis armory yesterday e new world order set up e to the advantage of all na- ther than a few of the resident's party motored over Paul, where he had spoken in the day. He was escorted the Minneapolis streets be- Irowds that lined both si de li d kept up a wave of cheer- he and his companion were on a hunt ing trip in the neutral zone, was made known Monday by Major Gen. Henry T. Allen, commnder of the American forces in Germany. Private Bert Balsinger, of Sharps burg, Pa., the only American witness of the killing of Masden, told the in vestigating officers that the Germans called upon Masden and him to halt and then began to shoot. The Ger mans contend that Masden fired first. The white casket with the body i was carried to the flying field in an j automobile and from there was plac ed in a land plane, of which Capt. A. L. Allen, formerly of the United States army, was the pilot. Theodore F. Masier, representing the funeral directors, accompanied the body in the aerial hearse. At the cemetery were gathered a broup of relativs of the child, who had gone there by au tomobiles, and a simple service was held. After the funeral Mr. Masier said that it was intended to show to the undertakers' convention here that the swift means of the plane was available for the moving of bodies. !...:n i, - -c j.u v.:..w.i- ,e wu. w ui u.e u,KBt .-v,u, van Lepartment figures show llCVV J IM 1 ? HCIIUJIIC ID IMC Llllti Ul i;ul its ammunition in the United j joined in the victory parade of the, Str.tes is to be scrapped as obselete, ' Grand Armv of the ltenublic. which A de-; is holdintr its national encampment partment statement said Secretary here. C. A. R. officials said it was Baker had approved a recommenonda- the biggest parade of civil war vet tion of the chief of ordnance to de-jerans in the past decade. clare obsolete and scrap 1,240 pre war guns and howitzers. It was: learned yesterday that there remain; but 818 guns. Of these, 107 arei the A. E. F. Henry D. Lindsley, chairman, wired Col. Lea Monday evening asking him to speak for the American Legion. Col. Lea wired his acceptance and left for New York Tuesday evening. The only other speech to be made at the meeting will be tne response of Gen. Pershing, with the exception of the introduction of Chairman Linds ley. The Madison Square meeting will be the first welcome of the American Legion to the commander-in-chief of the American army and will be at tended by representatives from every section of the nation. mountain guns, which were not de veloped greatly during the war. In the line of marchers were sev eral aged Mexican war veterans, rid ing in automobiles. Hundreds of civil war veterans also rode in ma chines, but thousands of them march ed proudly behind their flags and In place of old-type field guns this j fife and drum corps. Heroes of the government now has 3,046 75-milli- j Spanish-American and European meter guns, the famous French 75's;,wars, glad of the opportunity of do 425 4.7-inch guns, 523 155-millimeter ing homage to the fast dwindling guns and 1,457 155-billimeter how-! hordes of the civil war fighters," pa itzers. Heavy artillery, the big guns ! raded behind the battle flags they had used by the coast artillery corps, are received on the European battle not afTected. fields.