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The Daily times-enterprise. (Thomasville, Ga.) 1889-1925, December 30, 1922, Image 1

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W3 >y‘‘ ' - ■ Wt/jd WEATHER FORECAST Increasing Cloudiness Tonight Prob ably Followed By, Rain Sunday. . .Slowly Rising Temperature. ;V' §1; 1 VOL. XXXIV. No. 82. THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA SATURDAY AFTERNOON. DECEMBER SO. 1S22. ; 83.00 PER ANNUM sms iflH As Result of Threats gainst Them Six Months Ago and Midnight Explosion Recent ly in One of the Homes. — Acquired Valuable Property (By Associated Treat) Marietta, Ga., l)«c. SO.—As an aftermath of a midnight explosion which wrecked <- the home of Charles Deraney, wealthy Syrian merchant here Wednesday night, members of the, Syrian colony have decided to quit the town. A notice posted this morning on the Syrian’s homes declared the Syrians would sell their property and leave within alxty' days. The first thrests against the Sjrrlans who have been acquiring considerable property here, were made last June when a notice was posted and gave them six months to leave or take the con sequences. U. S. WOULD GIVE TWENTY MILLIONS TO AID IN GIVING ARMENIANS A NEW HOME (By Associated Press) Lausanne, Dec. SO.—Plans for Armenian national home, financed by a possible twenty million dollar ap proprlatton by the United States a popular loan in America, in addi tion to funds from other countries presented to the Near East con ference by tbe American delegation. It la suggested In the American plan that tbe Armenian home be !» cated In CUicia, Just north of the gulf 6f Alexandretta In a territory, contain ing about 18,000 square miles. The plan la the work of Dr. George R. [Montgomery, director of the Ar- menlan-American Society who an nounced that he bad Just received a message from the United States say ing that a resolution was being in troduced In the House of Representa tive^ authorising Harding to lend 820,000,000 for the project It the Lan aanne conference made adequate ter I rltorial provision. U. S. STANDARDS BELOW THOSE OF 1880 SAYS ATTORNEY BECK Declares Men Are Not as Good Citizens and Good Fathers and Workers as in The Years Gone By. — No Longer Believe in Parties. (By Associated rreas) New York, Doc. 30.—American -standards of civilisation today ferior to those of 188Q, James M. Beck solicitor general of^e United States i lecture here last night “In 1880, men were better citlsens better fathers and better workers than they are today,” be said, that time men belloved In parties. To day that militant political spirit has disappeared and fully one-third of the electorate does not vote.” TWO DIE IN AUTO WRECK Woodbury, N. J., Dec. 30.—Clarence Alexander Wray, former college foot ball player and Lewis A. Brunner, of Philadelphia, died here early today as a result of injuries received when a Pennsylvania railroad train struck their automobile here last night Two women lu the automobile were Injur ed. CIRCUIT JUDGES CALL ON PRESIDENT HARDING (By i Washington. D. C., Dec. 30.—The first annual conference of Senior Cir cuit Judges, called to discuss the con dition of business In tbe federal courts throughout the country and adopt means to relieve the congestion adjourned today, after members of the conference had called at the White Honae to pay their respects to the President. AMERICA MAKE8 ANOTHER APPEAL FOR ARMENIANS Lausanne, Dec. 30. — America made another appeal yesterday in behalf of the Near East refugees, when the delegates representing the United States at the Near East peace conference, presented an earnest plea that in the general amnesty arrange* ments to be negotiated with Turkey, suitable provision be made for Ar- from turkey and may wish to return to.thelr homes* The Americans ask ed that Turkey agree to restore to these refugees their property. What action the entente nations will take on the plea of Armenia for a national home in Turkey, probably be decided this morning. At this time the delegate^ of Gfeat Brit ain, Franco and Italy will consider the petition which the Armenians pre sented to the conference a few days **k No progress was made yesterday by. the subcommission on minorities before" which the American view was presented when general questions of amnesty were under discussion. The jurists to whom the amnesty clausa of the proposed treaty was submitted reported they were unable to agree as both the Turks and Greeks-had interjected too many-controversial political considerations. Confronted by Turkish objections, the subcommission voted to drop the British amendment stipulating that appointment of a league of nations representative to supervise Turkey’s treatment of minorities. The conference deadlock on the big issues continues, apparently Angora must apeak before the Ottoman dele gates can make concessions of ture to ease the present delicate post- BORAH mills MEET Believed ThaUThl* Action Settles the Controversy Rag ing Now for i Short Time At Least.—Will Make Pro posal in New Form. Washington, D. C., JDec. 30.—Altho privately stating thatjhe was prepared to offer it as an amdtdment to some other bill should the fiecessity arise, Senator Borah’s decision to withhold the proposal for an international eco nomic conference as ah amendment to the naval appropriation hill was re garded today as having finally dispos ed of it and to have sdttled the Imme diate issue which has held the Senate *i its grip for nearly a week. Borah's announcement that he would withhold the proposal come as climax of the Senate-battle late yes- •rday after administration assuranc- i bad been given by Senator Watson that the President alrekdy was Bound ing out the aituatlon. INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION WILL TAKE UP REPARATIONS IF EUROPE WANTS U. S. AH) closure by. Secretary Hughes In his New Haven speech last night of the belief of ihe Washington government that an international' commission of financiers. Including Americans, might well be cabled to recommend • method of settlement of the repara tions crisis apparently leaves the next move in the hapds o? the allied pro- miers. ■ •• 'Hi ■ The American suggestion. Hughes specified was offered as an alternative In event the premiers at' tbe -Paris meeting Tuesday tali’ tb'Bn)l‘‘tP'haaI« for adjustment of views. NOT ASKED TO ACT A8 ARBITER 8AY8 HUGHES New Haven, Conn., Dec. 80. A suggestion that an independent guished Americans would be willing to serve on such a commission, whi(b he said might well be kept free from any responsibility to foreign offices, any duty to'obey political 'instruc tions. Once Advantage hid been tak- of te opportunities thus afforded, he said, ’’the avenues of American helpfulneka cannot fail to open hope fully/ Referring' to suggestions that the United Stafes assume the role of ar biter in .the reparations dispute, Mr. Hughes said a sufficient answer to that was the fact “that we have not been asked."' He went on to say hs did not bflTfcve this government should take such a burden of re sponsibility. Throughout his discussion, the Sec- retary recognized that the questions men tan and other refugees who fled tion of the negotiations. L W. W. SENTENCES WILL BE COMMUTED IF THEY LEAVEU. S. FOR ALL TIME OPTIMISM FOR 1923 FELT BY CHICAGOANS air AaMclated rrml Harding Promises Freedom To Eight Convicted Men on Condition That- They Quit! Amreican Soil and Never Set Foot Here Again. (By Associated I’rassi Washington, D. O, Dec. 30.—The sentences of eight members of the Industrial Workers of the World who convicted in the Haywood case of conspiracy In violation of war time laws, were commuted by President Harding today, to expire immediately upon condition that the prisoners eave the United States never to SHORT TIME LOANS DISCUSSED (By > Washington, D. C., Dec. 30.—Secre taries Hoover of the Commerce De partment and Wallace of the Agrlcul- Department conferred with the Senate banking committee on the features of the pending bills to extend short time farm marketing credits and provide long time credits for the cattle industry. Members of tho committee said a hill would be reported to the Senate probably next weak, embodying 'fen- taken from the four farm credit measures on which hearings have been held. Chicago, Ill., Dec. 30.—Optimism for 1923 permeated summarization* from the business standponits of the now closing as made public by of Chicago’s leaders in the fin* Industry. They gave their reasons for this satisfaction, chief of which wen upward trend of trade, a tone of great er confidence, improved conditions o! agriculture, Increasing business activi ty generally, the favorable condition of bank reserves, interest rates and crodit structure; more normal rela tionship between the prices of differ ent classes of commodities and bet ter foreign exchange quotations. SCHWAB PROUD OF THE FRIENDSHIP OF WORKERS | TO OUR Friends and Customers NEW YEAR GREETINGS The years have woven a close companionship between this Company and its many friends. This cordial relation prompts us to wish you a New Year of Health, Happi ness and Prosperity. MASB-MILTON DRUG CO. “A Good Place to Trade.” Phones 105 and 10* Bethlehem, Pa., Dec. 30.—Charles IM. Schwab in an address last night before the Pennsylvania Education Association declared that the morale of the average American citizen, the working class, is higher than that of the so-called higher citizens of the country. “I am prouder of the friendship of those who worked with me in my humble friendship than of the adula tions of the highest in the world," he said. ARMY OFFICER NOT GUILTY OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS Atlanta, Oa., Dec. 30.—Charges ,of cruelty to animals against Lieut. H. J. Gewenner, adjutant in charge of the stables at headquarters troop Georgia National Guard cavalry, brought on the ground that the horses were in a half starved condition, were dismissed police court today when Gewenner offered bills showing that he had' spent 81.460 for feed in the last tew weeks. *. ARDMORE HAS BIO FIRE <By Associated Press) Ardmore, Ok!a., Dec. 30.—An aged an was burned to death and proper ty estimated at 8100.000 was lost in a fire In the business section here this morning which destroyed three build ings. , KU KLUX OF Li WILL INVESTIGATE MER ROUGE CONDITIONS THOROUGHLY Organization Plant to Make Probe That Will be Clear And Concise.—Dr. McKoin StiU in Baltimore Awaiting Arrival of Deputy. (By A asocial New Orleans,- f La., Dac. 30.—The Louisiana organization of tho Ku Klux Klan will send its own agents into Morehouse parish to investigate the kidnaping and killing of Watt Daniels and Thomas Richards last August, according to *' announce ment today by a high state official of the Klan. This action, he said, decided on: at a conference here of heads of the state organization at which a reporter of a New Orleans newspaper was permitted to aUend. vas stated that the Investigation probably would be started within tho forty-eight hours. MOREHOUSE PARI8H STILL IN 8TATE OF EXPECTANCY Bastrop, La., Dec. 30.—Another day of marking time while awaiting the return of federal and state investlga- who hare been in New Orleans and Baton Rouge conferring with Gov ernor Parker and other state officials served today only to increase the air of expectancy in the troubled More house parish. > investigators are expected to return here within forty-eight hours. The civil and military authorities would not predict what further ar rests were to be made in advance of the open hearing to be conducted here next week by Attorney General Coco. SPECIAL OEPUTY IN BALTIMORE TO TAKE BACK DR. McKOIN Baltiomre. Md., Dec. 30.—Speciul Deputy Sheriff Calhoun of Morehouse parish who has with him the requlsi- of the Governor of this state for return to Louisiana of Dr. B. M. McKoin, Is expected to arrive here tomorrow. Owing to the holiday Mon day, It Is believed that Governor Rit chie will not act on the case until Tuesday. Dr. McKoin was arrested Tuesday for the murder of Watt Daniels and Thomas Richards, who were victims if a hooded mob at Mer Rouge last lummer. Dr. McKoin was reported to be nut mission of men compete?t in financial (of German reparations lay at the affairs could accomplish hlore than a root of any economic settlement. The general international conference to-; problems abroad he said, are world ward solution of the European repara problems, and could not be disposed tions tangle waa put forward by Sec*' of “by calling them European.” He retary Hughes here last night in the declared the United States would first public pronouncement on the view with disfavor measures which economic crisis to- come from re- instead of producing reparations sponsible officials of tbe edministra* would threaten disaster” and said no tion at Washington. one could foresee the “serious coils** The Secretary who spoke before quences” which might ensuo if the* American Historical Association forcible meant were adopted to ob* added that he had “no doubt” dlstin- tain reparations from Germany. 0. OF 61. ID BUILD 1LLEDSED0IIT0RY Prudential Committee Meets And Approves Plan for Con struction of New Building. —Work on Center Building To Sart at Once. Athens, Ga., Dec. 30.—At a meet* ing of the prudential committee of the University of Georgia, plana for the John MUledge dormitory yester day were approved and other matters attended to. The John MUledge dormitory will, be started at once and fifty thousand dollars now in the bank that coma from the county bond Issue will bo used for constructing the Center building which will consist of twenty* - five rooms. GERMAN INDUSTRY SHOWS IMPROVEMENT (By J Jdattd Press) Washington, D. C., Dec. 30.—Ger man industry is pulling away from what appeared a few weeks, ago to be the brink of chaos, and the turn in the economic tldo in that country is due, accortlSf to opinions express ed by some officials here on the basis of the information received relating to ship building and tobacco growing In Germany. -MACON COUPLE INJURED NEAR ATHENS'IN CAR (By Associated Press) Athens, Ga., Dec. SO.—Miss Byrd Wimberly and Everett Hogan of Ma- narrowly escaped serious injury Friday evening when a car in which they were traveling overturned about mile from Athens on the Daniels- rllle road. Both wore taken to i cal hospital and remained In Athens | overnight. iMiss Wimberly suffered gash on the head and bruise i about I unopposed "s MURPHY CANDLER ENDS LONG SERVICE Atlanta, Dec. 30.—Today Hon. Charles Murphy Candler, foi*.the last twelve years head of the 'Georgia Railroad Commission, and. for longer period one of the best known figures in public life in the state bids farewell to his official associates and retires to private life and the parties special branch of the lgw. Mr. Candler began his public service in the Legislature, where he quickly be* members for his conservatism and earnestness during' a period when of the strongest men in the state were in the Legislature. He later went to the state Senate where he did notable service. He was first appoint* edto the railroad commission and some time thereafter waa elected its chairman! an office to which he has been returned by his colleagues nnd the people continuously for twelve years. During Mr. Candler's entire service i the commission, when he has of* fered for re-eleclion, he has been unopposed save one time, and at that the body. Hogan’, right arm was tim5 hi , elecl | on „„ „ veritable initaed about th« landallde aver his opnuant. Durinn j the war Mr. "Candler, who has all his {life been an unswerving and uncom- WHITE HOUSE NEW ! P«>m1sing Democrat, devoted him* SARAH BERNHARDT WANTS TO APPEAR IN NEW PLAY WEDNESDAY Famous Actress Determined To Go Back on Stage at an Early Date But Doctors and Friends May Dissuade Her From This Plan. (By AitoMat Paris. Dec. 30.—Whether Sarah Bernhardt, who announced yesterday that she would return to the stag* next Wednesday can persuade her physicians that she Is ready for the opening performance of the new play seems problematical. Doctors and rriends believe it may be necessary to keep her from the theatre a while longer, though the actress told the author of the new play she would hand Wednesday evening. PREMIER BONAR tAWHT VISIT PARIS For Purpose of Presenting the English Cabinet's View of Reparations Matter. (By i YEAR RECEPTION OFF " t< "'’ iv '! r ,0 . _____ | inspirational speeches in support of ((iy AsurniiPtrit rr»«») the American army and this country’s Wn.hlngton, D. C, Dec. 30,-Tbere , „„ „„ k -f,,., b< , b „ n „ n , hl win be no New Year-, reception at o(r „ tm , be Un|lcH gltl „ gcn , te -- --- — lo oncr Ior inB unueo aiaies senate the Whit. House Monday. Tbe tradl-! ,„ d tv , lc , a „ m0T , Each tlonal open house to New Tear-arlst j time there was a real prepare which wa, discontinued by Pre.t b bl b „ r bim >nJ (Continued » 8) dent Wilson and revived by Harding st year, had to be abandoned on ac- Mint of Mrs. Harding’s illness. The President will spend the daj quietly with his wife who is conralesc ing slowly. A few Intimate friends probably will call during the day and Mrs. Harding is expected to be pres ent at the New Year’s dinner In the state dining room. (Continued on Page 8) London .Dec. 30.—Prime Minister Bonar Law will take to the Paris con ference of premiers, a complete plan upon which the British cabinet pass ed Judgment yesterday in hope of obtaining French agreement for final settlement of the reparations prob lem, it was announced in official quar- BANDITS GET BIG CLEVELAND PAYROLL Cleveland, O.. Dec. 30.—Bandits this morning held up the paymaster of the Ferry Cap and Screw Company, and escaped with twenty thousand dol lars, the wgekly payroll. The robbers entered the offices of the company with drawn pistols. The paymaster had Just returned from the bank with the money heavily guarded by an armed escort. He was caught off his guard by the sudden raid. GA. PRESS MEETING TO BE HELD IN FEBRUARY (ny / latad Press) Savannah, Ga., Dec. 30.—W. O. But- live. President of the Georgia Press Association announced today that the midwinter meeting of the association would be held In Savannah on Febru ary 23rd. Two New Sport Shoes Just Arrived Gray Elk with patent leather trimmings. Tan Elk with brown trimmings: These are the very latest and are high grade shots—not the cheap, ordinary kind. ' ^ Price $7.00 X • 7 !■' Smith-Harley Shoe Oo*,, — , , I Louis Steyerman & Sons Extend Their Best Wishes To All For A HAPPY —and— PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR Tbe Store of Service—Quality and Dependability