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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1(20.
THE NEWS SCIMITAR. LOWDEN FACTION GIVES THOMPSON IN CLOSE RACE Governors Forces Sweep ' State While Mayor's Take ! Chicago Full Count Nec ; cessary to Know Result. CHICAGO. Sent 15A rlr.nA fi h tween the Thompson and Lowden can waay made necessary a com pleta count of the votes cast in yes terday S Drlm&rv frt datarmlnA th r suit. Supporters of Mayor William Hale Thompson swept Chicago, winning all county and city nominations for their men, but the adherents of Gov. Frank O. Lowden carried the rest of the state . oy a large majority, leaving the pollti cal scales waverinir Early reports from Chicago showed an average plurality of better than 40 to the precinct for the Thompson men, but this average slumped when returns from nearly half of the 2.210 Chicago poinng places had been .counted. Down state, the lowden nhiralltv avrrmreri 23 when half of the 3,26 voting districts uutniue unicago naa reported. On the nnmAAa.U T u.n " " -ii. iv.i.ubiaLiu w t r.p U . I J C , 1 1 1 1 -on Lewis, former senator, won over Barratt O'Hara. for the gube'-natorlal nomination, but the race for the senate canaiaacy was close between Robert IS. .Burne ana Feter Waller. The Demo crats also had a tieht fieht fnr the nnm (nation of a state's attorney for Cook county, tne incumbent, MacLay Hoyne, trailing Michael Igoe, on incomplete re Only about half of the 'registered vote In Chicago was cast, the same propor tion of men staying away from the pons as women. Returns from 2.979 precincts, Includ lng 1,456 outside of Chicago, gave Fran! L. 'Smith, Thompson candidate for united statos senator, 144,940, and Wm. B. McKinley, Lowden candidate, 137, 800. Returns at the same hour from 2.756 precincts, including 1,696 outside Chi cago, for governor gave Small, 156,172, and Oglesby, 145,596. Among the congressional contests was that of Jos. G. Gannon, of Dan ville, in the Is'lneteenth district. He was in the rear on early returns, but finally forged to the front for a victory. Regardless of the final outcome in the state contests. Mayor Thompson won possible control of the election ma chinery in Cook county by nominating Ills candidate ror county judge. In the race for congressman-at-large, William E. Mason, incumbent, support ed by Thompson, had a large lead, with Richard Yates and Stephen Day next in order, while John J. Brown was fourth. ANTI-RED REBELLION GAINING STRENGTH CON-STANTINOPLTC, Sept. 16 The anti-Bolshevik revolution in the Baku region, in the Caucasus, is reported to ! be gaining strength. The Russians i (who recently admitted the evacuation ; or tiaku), are said to be still in re treat. The proposed Greek offensive against the Turkish nationalists appears to have ' been definitely held up, in order that the sultan's government may seek to arrange a compromise with these na tionallsts. BROUSSARD LEADS IN ' LOUISIANA CONTEST r- m NEW ORLEANS. Sent. 16. Edwin S Broussard, of, New Iberia, was leading early today in 'the race for the United States senate as a result of Tuesday's . Democratic primary. Congressman Jared Y. Sanders, of Bogalusa, was about 5,000 behind. A large number of ,' precincts have not been heard from. E Campaign managers of both candidates continued to claim victory. Father Moore Goes To Columbus, Ohio Rev. Father C. G. Moore, O. P., as sistant pastor of St. Peter's Catholic church, has been transferred to Aquinas college, Columbus, O., and has left for his new station. His successor has yet i to oe nameu. i Following discharge from the armv. where hu served through the war as chaplain of an Infantry regiment in overseas activities Father Moore was assigned to St. Peters and created many frlendf. Father Mooro and Fa ther Paaiorelll, pastor of St. Peter's. were the only Memphis clergymen who saw actual service. Father Pastorelli was a marine corps chaplain. CHURCH CARNIVAL TO RIVAL COUNTY FAIRS County fairs this fall will find a rival in the lilsr fair and carnlva to be oriven by the Central Cumberland Tresbyterian Christian Endeavor at the church lawn, beginning at a p.m. Friday and contlnu ing throughout the evening. What It may lack In size, will be made up for In the number and' variety of attractions, a whole week's carnival program being crowded Into a few hours or continuous fun and amusement Not only will there be the customary balloon ascension and high dive, but the midway will be featured with a full line of side snows, Including a minstrel show, vaudeville Performance, nlctur Khow, baby show, magician and other attractions. There will also be exhibits ot needle work, art and domestic sci ence, with a big list of prizes. Dinner win lie served on the grounds and a good time Is assured everyone who at tends the fair. The carnival Is beinsr elven tn nwell the funds of the society for the comine winters activities. SWEET POTATO CROP IS CLOSE TO RECORD un, sept, 16. sweet po tato production this year promises to be only a, 000.000 bushels smaller than the record crop of last year, according to the department of agriculture's fore cast, wirn a total or iui,i7,imo bushels. Alabama leads the states with a nrn. ductlon of about one-seventh of the crop. Alabama's output is forecast at 14,13Y,uuu liusiieis; ueorgla's, 13,737,000; North Carolina's, 10,130,000- Mississip pi's, 9,330,000; South Carolina's, 8,066, 000; Louisiana's, 6,527,000; Florida's, 4, 272,000; Virginia's, 4,193,000 and Tennes see s, 8,Bbt),UUU, Bishop Beatty Will Address Men's Club Bishop Troy Beatty will speak Thurs day night before the Men's club of Grace Episcopal church, this being the first meeting of the club following the summer vacation period. The club will meet In the Sunday school rooms at 6:30 o'clock. Dinner will be served and each member is asked to bring a guest. Aggressive work is planned by the organization during the coming season. It is also planned to place. In the church a memorial tablet in recogni tion of the young men of the, parish who served In the world war. Big Fireworks Display To be held at great fair Sept. 25-Oot. 2. Attend and smoke Samelson's Epoea cigars. All-Havana. Two for 25c and "P. adv' COUNCIL TO MEET. PARIS, Sept. 16. The council of the league of nations will meet in Paris September 18. Leon Bourgeois will preside. . CRENSHAW , Miss. The Crenshaw Oil company has commenced crushing seed and anticipates running night and way irmii now on. .vir. rotts, the ma uger, states that he expects to cru i.ivu I'nm oi seea tins season. He r 1USt finished mitHnir In nv mmnhlnr. has built additions to the entire plant and has added a new gin system. ih has ery, Packers Asked To Support Program fo Boost Meat Supply ATLANTIC CITT, N. J Sept. U. A program for Increasing the meat sup ply of the country was outlined to the packers of the country at the annual convention here yesterday of the In stitute of American Meat Packers, by Dr. John R. Mohler, chief of the bureau of animal Industry, United States de partment of agriculture. He asked the packers to support the plan. Dr. Mohler said it might be possible within a reasonable time to add 200, 000,000 pounds of beef yearly to the country's supply by Improving the qual ity of cattle through the use of better sires, and better feeding methods. After stating that the average head of cattle yields in dressed beef only fifty-three and a half per cent of its live weight, Dr. Mohler outlined the following program - for increasing the nation's meat supply: 11 Reduce losses from livestock dis eases, especially, and from other avoid able causes. "t Improve methods of breeding, thereby raising the dressing percentage of carcasses so there will be more and better meat from a given weight of carcass. "3 Determine and remove causes of runty and unthrifty stock. "4 Endeavor to regain normal con sumption of meats and possbly in crease it by bringing about a plan of retail prices that will be a relief to the consuming public and which may be confidently regarded as free from un necessary cost of distribution." At the closing session of the institute, Thomas E. Wilson of Chicago, was re elected president. Thirty-nine additional packing com panies were elected to membership. Only City Wins When Husband And Wife Fall Out The rebound hit Mrs. L. Kalalukl hard. She was found in front of the Fransloll hotel Monday by an officer. She claimed she had been beaten by her husband. He wai arrested, and put on .the docket for assault and -battery. But It didn't work. The judge dismissed Lawrence Kalalukl, and fined his wife $26 for disorderly conduct. But It all figures out the same anyway. Mr. Kalalukl paid his wife's fine. POLES ROUTE REDS ALONG BUG RIVER WARSAW, Sept. 16. Polish opera tions against soviet forces along the upper reaches of the Bug river have been completely successful, and soviet troops which had been concentrated for an attack in the direction of Lemberg have been defeated, according to re ports reaching here. The Poles have captured 3,000 prisoners, 20 cannon, five airplanes, two armored trains and 60 machine guns. It 1b officially announced. 77,067,000 POUNDS IN STATE S TOBACCO CROP 1 WASHINGTON, Sept. 16. North Carolina's tobacco crop this year is forecast by the department of agricul ture at 424.625,000 pounds, or about 18, 000,000 pounds less than Kentucky's crop, each state producing more than one-quarter of the country's record- breaking crop of 1,553,812,000 pounds. Virginia's crop is forecast at 177.586.000 pounds, while South Carolina has 94.- aaz.OOO pounds: Tennessee, 77,067,000 pounds; Georgia, 20,185,000 pounds; Florida, 4,250,000 pounds, and Alabama 1,498,000 pounds. ALABAMA PEANUT CROP FOURTH OF NATION'S WASHINGTON. Sent! 16. Alabama" peanut crop this year is more than one- quarter of the country s total produc tion, according to a forecast by the' de partment ot agriculture, placing itat .'8,880.000 bushels. Alabama has 10.. 138,000 bushels; Georgia, 7,046.000; Vir ginia. 6,263.000: Texas. 4.710.000: Flori da, 4,317,000. North Carolina, 4,316,000; South Carolina, 968,000: Tennessee, 440, 000; Mississippi, 102,000 and Louisiana &y,ut'U. & 1 PAGE NIKS. mm IN DEATH OF MISSOURI MAN SLAIN ON BAY L HUNTINGDON, Tenn.. Sept. 1. Mystery surrounds the shooting to death of Ben Birdwell on a country road near here Tuesday, night. Bird well, his wife and their baby, had been visiting relativos In this locality and were to start for their home at Senath, Mo., today. Romney E. Ware, a leading auto deal er of Huntingdon, is in Jail, charged with the killing. The tragedy occurred Tuesday night, about 7:30 o'clock, sev en miles out on the Huntingdon and Clarksburg road. Tae only witness to the killing so far as known here is Luther Rainey, of Yuma, who declines to talk other than to charge that Ware did the killing. Birdwell was shdt twice, each ball entering the left side, one penetrating the heart. He lived only a few min utes after the shooting. Birdwell and young Rainey left here together In a car for Yuma, where Birdwell was visiting his parents. Im mediately after leaving here, it Is claimed, Ware left in a car in pursuit of him, overtaking him at the above mentioned place, when the trouble oc curred. Ware assisted In bringing the dead man to town, but left Immediately and was arrested this morning by Sher iff Aden at the home of L. M. .Tones, two miles northeast of Trezevant. As yet he has made no statement for the public. It is rumored that the trouble orig inated over the results of gambling during the afternoon, In which It Is claimed considerable money passed hands. Roosters May Crow But Barker Gets The Owner's Dough A desire for a high-grade fancy rooster led W. J. Burk, waiter In the Mecca Chop House, Into trouble, If his tale be true. In city court Wednesday, when charged with carrying concealed weapons, he testified that he went to see a Mr. Hood, who he knew was a rooster fancier. Mr. Hood took him for a ride in his car, and it was in this car the revolver was found. In spector Bee said Burk took it out of his pocket, but Burk claimed It was ly ing in the seat of the car, and must belong to the Hood family. His testi mony, however, did not save him from a $50 fine, and being bound over to the state. LeMoyne Institute Will Open Sept. 27 The LeMovne Normal Institute. 807 Walker avenue, one of the negro educa tional enterprises of the American Mis sionary association, will open Septem ber 27 with advance enrollment he- ginning Friday and Saturday, Septem- Der i una 2i. Indications are that the school will be full the first day, according to E. Cllppingcr, principal. The faculty has been enlarged and strengthened by sev eral experienced instructors. Addition al equipment and apparatus have' been Installed during the summer vacation. Advanced classes in education and B'rench will be offered this year. Books will be furnished to students free, as has been the custom of the school. THREE MEN KILLED. DUBLIN; Sept. 16. Two men were killed during a fight with a military patrol at Ballinlough, County Roscom mon, yesterday. Another man Rue. cumbed to his wounds during the day. It is alleged the military came upon the men after they had raided a vacated police barracks near Ballinlough. Wallace Reid Drives MACK THE TRUCK In "What's Your Hurry" At the Strand, Sept. 19-25 Questions Agents' Right To Search Property For Hooch CHATTANOOGA, Tenn . Sept. 1. (Spl.l The right of federal dry agents to search private property for liquor without search warrants is being at tacked in a suit brought by John Pyett. wealthy farmer of Calhoun. Tenn., ask. Ing for (25.000 damages from federal dry agents. Pyett charges that on July SI while hi boatThe Bob" was tied up to the Chattanoogr. wharf, Bob Stroud and W. J. Robertson, prohibition enforcement officers, entered it and despite their failure to present search warrants as ho1 demanded, made a thorough search for liquor. He further charges that they pointed pistols at him to silence his protest and keep him from stopping their search. The plaintiff Is repre sented by by W. B. Bwaney. If Charge Doesn't Fit, Judge Changes It Till It Does M. France, a contractor from Clarks dale. Miss., who Is staying at 119 Jef ferson while In Memphis, had been In Memphis only one hour when he was arrested on a charge of violating the liquor law. Officer Jones testified that he saw France and another man drink ing from a bottle, which proved to con tain whisky. France, however, was not drunk. Judge Barker decided that there was no liquor law violation in merely taking a drink, so he dismissed that charge, and fined France 325 on a disorderly conduct charge. 275.931 .603 TONS OF FREIGHT MOVED LOCAL ITALIANS " HELP SUFFERERS Collected in one day's endeavor, 31. 090 was forwarded Thursday bv Mem phis Italians to Secretary Eforiia at Rome for the benefit of sufferers In the recent, earthquake. The subscription campaign wjll con tlnue several days, according ti work ers who hope to more than domile this sum. On the committee whidli can vass d the cltv were: Olno Pletottl, .1. A. Cionninl, Loutu Mlgliasa arid Miss Alalde Leml. l II Corrlere Itallano, local Italian newspEper, is backing the movement. s5 S i Dance Nightly Except Sunday ALAKSAN ' Roof Garden 6 Burks' Orchestra I Conceded by every- I one the best dance 1 music South. 1 PlllllllllliSllllilllblll 1 The Roof will be open I i until frost kills the I I pumpkin vine. a " ' t"l"l'IHIIIIIIP!HII!rtm!lHiiKtjl? Coal Tops List in Bulk Car ried by Roads in Quarter. WASHINGTON, Sept. Is. First re ports of an analysis of American freight traffic on railroads, begun this year by the Interstate commerce com ri Isslon, were issued yesterdav and showed that during the first quarter ni iviv raumans movrn ,"ui.n .-.-loads of freight aggregating 275.931.603 tons. Statistics were presented to show the quantity of each of 69 separate commodities entering Into the compo site total snd of merchandise moved In less than carload lots. Bituminous coal, with 1.866.63! car loads moved, was by far the leader In the list of bulk commodities reported Forest "jroducts were next In utilising railroad facilities with 452.559 carloads of lumber and timber and 341.667 car 3 of logs, poles and corn wood. Petroleum and Ha products amounted to 231,659 carloads. Next In order were sgrlculiural products. The total of farm products filled 1,173.342 cars. Today 2:15 Tonight 8:15 William Se:bury & Company In "FRIVOLICS" A Musical Rainbow Colorful In Beautiful Girls, Croony Tunes and Elaborate Settings. RASSO BOBBY RANDALL "That Melodious Mlrthquake" SMITH A MILLER . p OLIVER SMITH & CO. Mj In "A Touch In Time" g ALFRED LATELL p In "The Psnslva Pup" with p Miss Elsie Voket 1 DALE & BURCH liS ' In "THE RIDING MASTER" Klnogramt Topics of the Day Here's Whtre Vou Sit Up and Take Notice JONIA and Her Hawaiian! n opeciacuiar ana scemo KOACH & MeCURDY Rurl Comicalities It's to Laugh 3 0t"er "Take Notice" Acts and Eileen Percy In a Timely Topic HONOR THE MAYOR" Love and a Woman Serve Both? 6:50 SPECIAL 3:30 rmimi, iiu a;j0 PERSONAL APPEARANCE MADGE EVANS The Greatest of ! Child Screen Stars , Aft., 15c-20c. Eve., 15c-25o-35c. and Uncle Bill Knows the Way to a Kiddie's Heart THE OTHER DAY I was bad AND MA told me that I WAS GOING to pet "It" WHKN PA came home that night I WAS SURE scared that day AND WHEN PA came home I RAN AND GOT his slippers LIKE A REAL, good little boy. WHEN SUPPER was nearly over THE DOOR BELL, rang and MY UNCLE BILL came in. HE SAT DOWN nt the table AND AT THE same time held up A LARGE package that he said HE HAD BROUGHT for us. WHEN WE OPENED it up WE saw that it was a big carton OF "DINSTUHL'S ice cream" AND OH BOY! I was happy. MA, PA, UNCLE BILL and all of US SURE DID go for that cream AND IN the excitement ma forcot TO TELL PA "how bad I was." I GOT "IT" ALLRIGHT, but "IT" WAS A big plate of DINSTUHL'S famous Ice cream! HURRAH for uncle Bill. Dinstuhl's famous Ice Cream ALL FLAVORS AVe Deliver to Your Homo. 1 ': V Ifi trX ' , ls. 5 V Accused of a- love affair which her hus band had plotted. Lady Falkland endured tortures for the sake of her little boy then unexpectedly came the crisis that gave her "the right to love." Now Playing Mi Mae Hurray and David Powell in- All This Week faii'r "The Right To Love" A George Fitzmaurice Super-Picture In addition to the cereal and vea-etabl farm products. 19H.537 cars of cattle and calves, 174 000 cars of ho and 88.94 cars of meals and parkins; house pronueta were moved during the three renins. Among othrr commodities, (he list showed HI, 527 cars of sted products, cars of fertllisins. and 126.1124 tars of automobiles and trucks. Various miscellaneous manufactured products not listed separately furnished 772,421 carloads of freight Of the total frelitht moved. 4.47.152 carloads originated in the Eastern dis trict; 1 2I7.9R4 cars In the Southern, and 95.291 in th. Western In addition to this, ,167.028 cars originated In the email Pocahontas district, created by the commission for recent rate-maklng purposes, ano inciuniPK rootle llnn alonf the central section of the At lantic coast. SORGHUM CROP LARGE. WASHINGTON, Kept. 16. Alabama leads thecountry in production of sor ghum for syrup, her crop this year be ing forecast by the department of ai rlculture at 10.161. 000 gallons, and the country total or is.526.wu gallons. Mis sissippi stands second with 6.1RK.O00 gallons. North Carolina has S.650,000 gallons: Tennessee, l.ssS.OOO, and Geor gia. 1.370,000. MECHANIC IS BROKE. A petition in bankruptcy was filed In federal court Wednesday by J. W. Pilcher, a mechanic, residing on Rav burn boulevard, through his attorney. Oan F Elliotte. Debts In the sum of 1161 (S ana no In the petition. ffltra4t Martin for Jodfa. Let's all amok one of Sunetttm'f new Epoea cigars and celebrate. They'r all Havana. a4 T0DAY!S(jijg BEST MAJESTIC Kathrrine MacDonald in "THK TTKXIXO I'OIXT" A Robt. V. ChamberV romance. STRAND ' Mae Murray and Pavlil Powell in "THE RIGHT TO LOVK" A George Fitzmaurice Production -PRINCESS- ' All-Sfar Cast in "THE MYSTERY OK THE YELLOW ROOM" An Entile Chautard production. SAVOY Mary Pickford In "fU"l)S" Ijarry Henion in "The GROCERY CLERK" BIOOU . MARGUERITE CLARK ,,Jr ". ' Sudden Peggy" "Trailed by Three" final EMPIRE "Dangerous Eyes" "Moonshiners" "Screaming Shadow'1 No 4 HinH r a;: DumnDi avc Li um iro Friday and Saturday Today Only "The Mystery of the Yellow Room" fn WlGOROUS and Babls whfcnatal and human ready lo laugh or K fight at oVopof ahas-Hhat! HARRY CAREY m his laseat big 'pradosfa -BLUE STKEAJC McCOY". A ssW ling outdoor mory nth wttitoaMnwaai winding up with one of the am sVapsrn aie hghn you ever aaw en asreasw Don't moi this piaurs k!t oSa leaf Ahfe IT SAVE THIS COUPON Monday and Tuesday the Princess will present th opening chapter of "THE 13th BRIDE," one of the newest and best serials the picture world offers. This coupon if presented at the theater oh the opening day, Monday, will admit any boy or girl under 15 years of age free, upon payment of war tax. "THE 13TH BRIDE" , 11 i 0 : X I -v- rfjt v ; r vv I ' ' "r-i-t i i " ( I . ' X ; , . . 1 ' A. i f -?--v - A '1 p 4 V S4', 'J V, ij.-- r ' ' f b ,r. r - Beautv ft" 9. 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