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O "O FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1920. PAGE SIXTEEN. O TI E NEWS SCIMITAU, o G. 0: P. CAPTURES FIVE OF STATE'S CONGRESS SEATS Harding and Taylor Increas ing Leads on Face of Late Returns From Missing Pre cincts. With Tennessee definitely in the republican electoral column, returns gathered iy newspapers imlkateU Friday that the Republicans had, i ftp tuved five of the states ton seats in the lower house of congress. Two members of Tennessee's present con gressional delegation are Keinibli cantt. li, the fourth district, on the face Of returns, still incomplete, V K Clouse. Republican, was leading Rep resentative Carded Hull. 'Hmoeratic national committeeman liom Ten nessee, by less than 3m votes. Re publican leaders in the district rlaini fd complete returns wool I .show Clouse a, winner by at least i.noo votes. Incomplete tabulations of the vote in the KiRhth district sin-s Lon A. Scott, Kepuhlican. a slight lead over Gordon Krownintf, Democrat. Early returns had indicated the elec tion of both Hull and HrownliiR. The election in the Thud di;ri.-t of Joseph Brown, Republican, over John A. Moon, Den-.oeraue incumbent, has been conceded by the Iiomociats, while in the First and Second dis tricts Republicans were elected. Itolh districts at present are represented in Congress by Republicans. ' With returns in from practically the entire state. Senator Harding continued today to lead Gov. Cox by approximately 10,U0() votes, while the majority at, Alf Taylor, Republican candidate for governor, over Gov. Roberts, Democrat, was nearly 40, 000. , Figures compiled from all but 40 scattering precincts in the state give Harding a majority of 9,400 and Tay lor a lead of 39,542. Returns from every county In the state, with the exception of 125 scat tered precincts out of a total of 2,060 missing, compiled by Knoxvllle news papers, give Harding a majority over Cox In Tennessee of 11,656, the vote being, Harding 199,048, and Cox 187, 483. Alf Taylor, Republican, has 41, 823 majority over his Democratic opponent for governor, A. H. Roberts, the vote being Taylor 206,651, and Roberts 164.828. Of the 125 missing precincts 4t are in Democratic counties and 84 are In Republican counties. These missing returns, based on the ratio of the vote tor presidential electors, accord ing to estimates, will Increase Hard ing's majority by not less than 5,000, and Taylor's by a greater figure, as the Republican gubernatorial can didate is leading the national party ticket in all parts of the state. girlsarwitii their trousers Male Attire Abandoned to Ob tain Lodging. of th i whicl Hrlng of (the unusual amount of attention which they attracted and also forced to take some drastic ac tion In order to obtain rooms, two comely young women. dressed in natty walking breeches and other masculine attire, have wired to their home in Chicago for a supply of filmy lingerie and other feminine, unmentionables. . The women, Mrs. K. G. Howell and Mrs. R. Norris, left Chicago - six weeks ago with their husbands to walk to California. Reaching, -Memphis their attire caused them con siderable difficulty in getting lodg ing, until finally the Y. W. C. A. consented to give them shelter. The walking expedition has been abandoned and Memphis' population Is to be increased by four for 'sev eral months at least, for the two women and their hubbies have de elded to remain here Indefinitely. - Credit Men Dine And Hear Speeches Chancellor Israel II. Peres was the principal speaker at u.e monthly educational' meeting of the Memphis Association of Credit Men at the Chamber of C ommerce, Thurs day night. Chancellor Peres is de livering a series of lectures to the credit men on commercial law. At the semimonthly luncheon of the credit men Thursday at noon at Hotel Chisca, Rabbi W. H. Kine shrlber addressed the meeting. A solo by Miss Elizabeth Griffin was an entertainment feature. . Robert Griffin .played the accompaniment. Squire Houston Heads James Fair iuire ,1. F. Houston was elected president of the George R, Janus Fair association nt a recent meeting of the citizens of the James school community. Other officers elected were: J. B. Ellis, vice-president: A. I. llamner, secretary and tre.-isurer' Directors for the association will lie C M. Dawklns. J. K. Hryant H , Rold, ,T. M. Seward. H. II. Rn.ng. Al bert Gronherry and Hubert Scunnt The board of directors will me t ,Ml' Nov. IT. Official Returns Confirm Results Of Tuesday's Election official n t urns from Memphis and Shelby county with the exception of 11 county precinct boxes, made pub lic, by the Shelby county election commission, only serve to confirm un official returns published by Tiie News Scimitar. m The fact that Shelby county Vent to Gov. Cox by a good majority" that the city gave Taylor a majority, while Roberts' majority in the county was sufficient to give him a slight lead him in the county as a whole. The regular Democratic legislative ticket was swept into office by big majorities all along the line ami in the race for school board the win ners as previously announced were not altered by the official returns. The school board will be composed of Mrs. S. J. KIlis, Mrs. Walter Gray. Mrs. Mamie Tain Browne. I.. C. Humes and M. C. Ketchunl. Brumbaugh Will Speak On Health Dr. Martin !. Brumbaugh, former governor of Pennsylvania, will make an address before the local council of social agencies at a meeting at the Memphis Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. .Nov. 9. His theme will be Physical Education a National Ne cessity," Dr. hmmhaiigh is a strong advo cate of compulsory physical educa tion in the schools, and he will urge this point in his lecture here. The svsieni is not related to universal military training, but It does provide fur the training of tho body as well us the mind of the school child. HOLD COTTON, ADVICE OF SENATOR WILLIAMS JACK SOX, Miss., Nov. 5 Senator John Sharp Williams is of the opin ion that no sort of propagation, leg islation or anytning eise, is gums w heln the price of cotton. Writing to a personal friend on the subject, Senator Williams said: "I see nothing except to hold off the market as long us we can and 'tighten our neiis ami economize and help one another while we are doing it. ir we can do that long enough we can. bring an undoubted demand for cotion to our towns partially at any rate, if not wholly, PADUCAH PASTOR TO, TAKE BLYTHEVILLE CALL PADUCAH, Ky Nov. 5. Call to the pastorate of the First Baptist church of Blytheville, Ark., has been accepted by the Rev. Terry Martin, pastor of the East Baptist church, this city. Mr. Martin will leave with in the next week to take up his du ties In the tew field. His successor to the Padubah church has not been named. Mr. Martin has been pas tor of the church here for two years. The membership of the church was Increased 60 per cent during his stay in Paducah. i The call to the new pastorate Is a flattering one. TRIES TO FORCE EDITOR TO . EXPOSE INFORMANT CHICAGO, Nov. 6. Because of his refusal in divulge his source of In formation and tho name of his in formant in connection with alleged bribery for the suppression of a di vorce suit, Richard J. Finnegan, managing editor of the Chicago Jour nal, yesterday was ordered commit ted to the county jail for a period not to exceed six days. The order, Issued 'by Judge George F. Rush, In the circuit court, was stayed on application of counsel for Mr. Fln- neenn. Mr. finnegan, nowever. wtiile not being actually Imprisoned, will be subject- to any call of the court. PATROLMEN SUSPENDED ON NEGRESS' COMPLAINT Policemen C. G. House and J. A. Jones, of the night relief, have been suspended by Capt. Kehoe and Chief Joe lturney, following complaint of a negro woman living at 1112 Texas avenue. The woman stated that she had been arrested by the patrolmen after they are said to have located several bottles of liquor on the rear porch of her homo. ' Not having the money to post iy, forfeit, the woman yaid she offered the men a H0 gold piece, as a forfeit. The Incident was report ed to Capt. Kehoe by persons who heard of it, ancTan invcstlgatlyn was begun, which resulted in the sus pension of the men. EXPLOSION KILLS MAN. FORT LEK. N. J.. Nov. 5. An explo sion of gasoline In a garage in the property of former Mayor John McAvoy, of Fort I.ee. caused the death of his son, Henry McAvoy, 36, for many years local manager for a large film corpora tion. The explosion was first' reported to have been caused Dy aynamue. Columbia Realty Co. 82 MADISON AVE.. MAIN 2413 MAIN 2414 'Modern three-bedroom bungalow; vacant; location -good. Price $8,000. Terms reasonable. V Columbia Realty Cp. 82 MADISON AyE. 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