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1 I t it ' ... LUME 3 NUMBER 66. THE GREENEVILLE DAILY SUN, SATURDAY, JUNE 12-1920 FIFTEEN CENTS A WEEK i OPFFNPVIM F ,j ' , v s. ! 'i if 4 k : --: i GENERAL NOW LEADING LOWDEN BY ONLY ONE-HALF VOTE JOHNSON LOSES ENTIRE MICHIGAN DELEGA TION CHAIRMAN HAS GREAT DIFFICULTY IN MAIN TAINING ORDER OWING TO ENTHUSIASM DISPLAYED - BY SUPPORTERS OF HARDING, WOOD AND LOWDEN. CHICAGO, Jane 12.(By United Fress.) Wood and Low den tied at 311 1-2 votes on the sixth ballot today. Johnson lost twenty-three and one-half votes through the foreakk j; of Michigan's delegates. Harding lost four Ohio votes but gained-eleven in the total. ' Acting Chairman Gillett had tremendous difficulty in retain ing order owing to the din created by Harding, Wood and Low den enthusiasts. The aisles of the Collesium were filled with conferring delegates. The Ohio, delegation is a scene of great activity, practically all standing. Seventh Ballot Florida, Wood, 7 ; Lowden, 1 ; Georgia, Low den, 9; Wood, 8; Michigan, announced thirty for Johnson. Roll call demanded. Result, Johnson,-16; Wood, 13; Lowden, 1; lennessee, Harding, z; Jonnson 1 wood, y l-z; total oithis time. The season is very late seventh ballot, Wood 312; Lowden, 311 1-2; Johnson, 99 1-2; for them r.nd they are seeking to get Hardincr. 105: Sorouf. 76: Butler. 2: Coolidcre. 28: Poindexter. their crops into condition and .there 15; Knox, 1; LaFollette, 24; Lenroot, 1; Kellogg, l;DuPont, 3; Ward, 1; Hoover, ,4. Delegate Neylan, of California, went to the rostrum to confer with Senator McCormick to ask for a recess. McCormick sug gested another ballot. ' CHICAGO, June 12. '(By United Press.) For the first time since the balloting began, Lowden supplanted Wood, for first position when the fifth ballot was cast. The republican nomination showed 303 votes for Wood; 4 votes less than Lowden. Johnson retained thir dplace, although he dropped seven votes since yesterday's final ballot. A long drawn session is looked for, with nominating speeches and balloting for "vice-president. Many spectators forearmed lunches and prepared for a big day with many possibilities of spectacular developments, one being that Johnson might keep his threat to appear on the floor and denounce the Michigan delegates and any others pledged to him if they shift. - - The weather is hot and sultry. Members of Wisconsin said they planned to thrpw their en tire twentv-six votes to Johnson, after having been voting solidly for LaFollette. ' NEW' Y0RK' June "TMBter .... deepened last night in the death of ' First indications of a break in the Michigan delegation, which Joseph Browne Elwell, international has been solodily for Johnson, came on the sixth ballot, when iy known as an authority on whist the fourth name polled showed one for Wood. Michigan gave Johnson 18; Wood 11 and Lowden 1. mmmmmmmmm-. Henry Lincoln Johnson, of Georgia, demanded that the poll resulted in Lowden 9; Wood 7; absent 1. Police Uncuccessf ul In Efforts to Locate Women Wanted Connection With Murder NEW YORK, June 12. (By United Press.) Police today were unsuccessful in their efforts to locate three women said to have keys to the apartment of Joseph Elwell, international au thority 'on whist and noted turftman murdered here. Authori ties are convinced that there are "women in the case." Physi cians paid it would have been impossible for Elwell to kill him self and dispose of the weapon. rnMMlT SUICIDE WHEN PROPELLER BREAKS! WASHINGTON, June 12. Four persons on board the army transport Mount Vernon committed suicide after one of the ship's propellers broke off the Virginia coast, accord ing to a radio dispatch received here yesterday. Their names or the cir cumstances were not known. The transport has aboard 4.000 Ceecho-Slovak troops who are being taken to their native land from Sibe via, 000 German war prisoners under a United States army guard and 250 women ard children. She is heading for Norfolk and s due here today. NOVEL VERDICT FOR "GUILTY" FRESHMAN MADISON. Was., June 12. (Unit ed Press.) --The wearing of sandwich borrd bearing a li-- of his sins against university traditions was the novel punishment recently meted cut by the studont senate to a freshnr.rn in the University, of Wisoonsin he e. The c( u:t of ftvow stu;l?i found him guilty of imt wt-Hiing a green 8-nnkinir on the campus, of show- of loitering rbout University Iltfl and Kji-reed tli.it he mast attend two clafs oi wis-it-iiijr the sandwich pkcard. TORONTO TO VOTE ON SUMMER TIME TORONTO, Ont., June 12. (United Press.) When the time for the an nual arguments for and against day light saving rolls around next spring the confusion of the past few years will be absent as the question as to whether this city will set its clocks ahead one hour for the summer ofj 1921 will have to be decided in a reg- j ular municipal election. j The Board of Control has decided j that it does not want to shoulder th blame coming from the farmers and others opposed to the daylight system aid have set January 1 as a day on which the electors may decide for themselves. $45,000,000 MORE CREDIT GIVEN GERMANY WASHINGTON. June 12. An ad-! i ditional credit of 1 45.000,000 hasi been extended to the German povern-j ment for the porehase of meats and other food stoffs by larpe American I packing firms, said a report received j yesterday by the department of com- j merce from the American commis sioner at eBHin. This credit, which' I.;., IA flllll flArt r-. tVtnn -,- J tended by the same firms last year,', , , ... T1 . ' . . , , ., A, -;n nJr .i.JiWri .lnrin nf ! knowledge to his son. Prince Otto, at thir place of exl on the 22 months. Special Session Date Not Fixed NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 12. That the date for the calling of the special session of the legislature and the matters to be included in the call would not be decided for several days was the statement of Govcernor Rob erts Friday morning. A Governor Roberts stated that he wan now in communication with va rious members of the legislature rel ative to the decision as to the time and subjects and that he would not make the call Until he could ascertain the time beat suited for the members and the matters that should properly be taken up by the session. "Many of the members of the leg islature are farmers," said Governor Roberts, "and they cannot aqord to miss the time from their farms just at is no special neea ior nurry. ut course all cannot be pleased with theval work before bpinK trasnferred to date, but I shall try to come as near a, tho supmireadnaught Tennessee, date most convenient to all as pos-(Lieutenant Commander W. E. Chead- i le, of Nashville, who is in charge of "The matters to be included in the , Tennessee recruiting, visited Know call are also to be considered as it is ville yesterday on an inspection of highly probable that several measures the local station. Commander Chea-i of importance to the state and vari- die commended the Knoxville recruit-! ous emergency measures will be in- CIuaeu - "The placing of poll tax against women will, of course, be the most important matter to be considered. I ins is called ior by the democratic platform and I shall be governed by the action of the platform. The wo men now have the ballot and the proper safeguards must be placed around them for their own protec tion." Mystery Surrounds Death of Sportsman and owner of a racing stable, who was found unconscious in his West Seven tieth Street home early vesterday witn a bullet wound in his head. He! died four hours later in a hospital. The police admitted last night it was one of the most baffling myste ri js with which they have had. to deal in a long time. In r.n effort to determine -whether Mr. murdered or committed E'.well was suieide, his' associates in the social and club life of the city were closely questioned by the police, who declined to reveal the result of their investigation. rT.Fmneror Carl of Hururarv. in , - v . . ....... -,. Pmnprnr C!;.rl'of ITurtcirv fpnrhintr ti rnrlimpnta tt lrino-lv shores of Lake Geneva. 250 Men Wanted For The Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jane 12. , Two hundred and fifty additional Ten , nessecans are wanted by the navy de- partment to augment the forces je-" cruited in the state four month ago to man the superdreadnaught Tennes see, which was placed in commission at the New York navy yards on June nm-nwriiy io recruit me numoerj of men stated above is contained in a telegram received yesterday by the Knoxville naval" recruiting station from the department at Washington. L. R. Smith, chief Knoxville recruiter, said yesterday that little difficulty will be encountered in enlisting the number of men wanted, for the rea son that he now has a number of ap plications before him for Tennesse an3 who wer too late to get in on the Tennessee campaign. iThe recruits accepted in this cam paign will be sent to a training sta tion for a four-months' cOnrso in no. ers for the excellent showing by them : in recruiting activities during the -past several weeks. The Knoxville station has been leading the state m the matter of recruiting, having enlistet 16 men in the past two weeks, Spa Meet May Be Abandoned LONDON, June 12. Possibility of the abandonment of, the :Spa confer ence between representatives of the allied governments and Germany is being discussed in European capitals. The success of the independent so cialists and the conservatives in the German elections leads to the belief in France that Germany is less than ever inclined to carry out the treaty. Tjs belief, with the prospect that Giovanni Giohtti, former Italian pre mier, will for ma new ministry in that country is said to have moved Pre mier Millcrand of France to oppor.e any further yielding on the question of the German indemnity, such as 1 might be expected to result from the Spa meeting. It is recalled that Sig- nor Giolitti opposed Italy's entrance into the war and it is said his foreign j policy includes resumption of full re- lations with Germany. thp role of tnfir tn hi snn Ft- "Republican Convention Has Turned Its Back Ppon Labor" Gomperp MONTREAL, June 12. (By United Press.) Samuel Gornp ers virtually blacklisted the republicans of the special republP can administration in the labor convention here. "The republican convention has turned its back upon labor," he charged. "The republican platform is defiant for its defensive enemies of labor and calculated to secure for them fresh advantages in greater privileges. "The report must be spread broadcast to the rank and file of organized labor. four nfillion men of the United States." . It is intended that organized labor direct its entire pol'cal strength against the republican candidate. Seven of Crew Believed to Have Drowned When Vessel Struck Squall WILMINGTON, Del., June 12. (By United Press.) Seven of the crew of boat No. 25 are believed to have drowned when the vessel struck a squall in the Delaware river late yesterday. Three ships rushed the rescue last night and began cutting holes in the capsized bottom in the hope of finding the imprisoned sea men. ' Explosion of Dynamite In Mine In Hungary Results In Many Deaths " LONDON, June 12. (By United Press.)The explosion of a dynamite store in a mine in lower Hungary resulted in several hundred deaths, a dispatch received today from Vienna stated. One hundred and seventy-five bodies have been recovered, while at least twenty are still musing, it is said. THirty-six in jurde have been taken to hospitals. Senator Harding Re - i Against Presidential Nomination Defeat COLUMBUS, 0., June 12. (By United Press. jSenator Harding, candidate, was re-elected and declaration of candi dacy filed at 11:58 last night. Friends said he filed as a pre caution if he fails to get either the presidential or vice-presiden- tial nomination he may be in position to succeed himself in the Senate. Members of Carranza's Party Are Arrested Charged Implication In Murder MEXICO CITY, June 12, (By United Press.) Members of the party with Carranza when he met death were arrested today charged with implication in- his murder. They were also charg ed with misappropriation of public funds. Princeton Track Team Departs Today For Oxford University Meet NEW YORK, June 12. (By United Press.) Princeton's track team departs for England today to engage in the Oxford University Duall meet. ' . t ( IF ATTACKED BY SNAKES JUST WHISTLE, THEY'LL SHIMMY TO DEATH PORTLAND Ore., June 11. The shimmy i fast bceomin? the popular indoor sport of cock-roaches. This fact v as divulged at Re?d College re cently, when Dr. Helen Clark, head of the Reed psychology department, de scribed the effect of dance music up1 on the lower organism. Miss Clark says soft, tuneful pop ular indoor sport of cock-roach into an emotional trance which finds ex-j presFion tn the rythmic dance. High strains produce i an ecstatic response J ry semblance of the which has eve shimmy. MORRISTOWN'S NEW TOBACCO WAREHOUSE MORRJSTOWN, June 12. Mor ristown'g new tobacco warehouse in well under way, and shows prospects of being completed at a not far dis tant date. The building, located on South Cumberland t.trect, is 175 by 304 feet and will be the most up to date warehouse in Eat Tennessee, and probably have the largest floor space. A Ir.rge ground floor will also give it an advantage over Ore average sales house. Mr. A. J. Pell, of Pilot Mountain, N. C, will be in chtrge of the warehouse. Mr. t ell is en expert- enctd tobacco man, laving aeid as,pQtif fpzrntiaa, t Lynn in 141. In ! buyer for one f the larsrft -tobacco : Imanufactaring concerns in tb fonn-, 'try for a cumber f yar. j Elected, Precaution TENNESSEE, VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA A TTHE CONVENTION Firtt Ballot , Wortft Carolina, 22 votes 1 John son; 21 Pritchard. Tennessee, 20 votes 20 Wood. , Virginia, 15 votes 3 Wood, 13 Lowden. , Second Billot ; North Carolina 10 Pritchard; 6 Wood; 6 Lowden . , J 17 "00(L Virginia 3 wood; li Ldwrjen. Third Bllot North Carolina 2 Wood; 1 fool idge;"4 Johnson; 15 Lowden. Tennessee 1 Lowden; 19 Woc.'r. Virginia 3 Wood; 12 Lowden. Fourth Bllot North Carolina 1 Watson; 1 Hard ing; 3 Wood; 15 Lowden; 2 Johnson. Tennessee 1 Lowden; 19 Wood. Virginia 3 Wood; 12 Lowden. Convention adjourned until o'clock thu morning. LET US SEND YOU THE SUN. 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