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TAMMY MEN TO OPEN
BOOM FOR AL SMITH
Orators Going To Many States To
Spread Word To Democrats.
By RAYMOND I. BORST.
International News Service Staff
Albany, N. Y., Aug. 18.—Under
plans which are said to have originat
ed in Tammany Hail, N ew York City,
a boom wieh New York State Demo
crats hope will win* tile Democratic
presidential nomination next, year for
Governor A'l Smith will be formally
launched in various parts of the
country next month.
Arrangements have been made, ac
cording to word reaching the State
Capitol today, for leading orators of
the Democratic party in this state to
address Democratic mass meetings in
several states .the latter part of
These orators, it was said, have
been instructed by Tammany Hall to
spread the word that Governor Smith
is the “best bet” for the Democratic
party in the presidential election in
State Senator William T. Byrne,
of Albany, regarded by leaders of the
Democratic party as one of the finest
orators of which the party can boast
in this state, is slated to address a
mass meeting of Connecticut Demo
crats at New Haven the last week in
September. Senator Byrne has in
timated his topic will be “A1 Smith.”
Democratic leaders, according to
word coming to the Capitol, feel that
Governor Smith’s chances of winning
the presidential nomination next year
are growing stronger as the weeks
roll by. They do not believe, accord
ing to one of their spokesmen, that
the question of prohibition will react
in anjr way against the Governor.
In their secret conferences, tlie
Democratic leaders are said to have
hailed with great glee the announce
ment by President Coolidge that he
does not “choose” to be a candidate
“Smith for President” clubs wilj
be launched shortly in New York,
Massachusetts, Connecticut, New
Jersey and some of the midle western
states, according to present plane.
Published reports concerning the
Governor’s health have been vigorous
ly denied by his friends. They say
his health is better now than in
This fall, the Governor will take
the stump in this state in an effort to
defeat the Republican constitutional
amendment to double the term of Chief
Executive to four years. Governor
Smith long has favored a four year
term for Governor but he is fighting
the Republican plan because it pro
vides the elections shall be held in
ARE SOME STRIKERS
RETURNING TO WORK?
Union Men Say They Are Not But
Mill Owners Say They Are.
Henderson, N. C., Aug. 18/— UP)
Today, exactly two weeks from the
start of the strike of some 800 textile
workers of the Harriet Cotton Mills,
saw a slight wavering in the passive
protests for a 12 1-2 wage increase, or
restoration of the 1924 wage level.
Conflicting claims placed the num
ber of hands at work between 50 and
100 in the four mills, but Alfred Hoff
man, labor organizer, said those at
work were imported while com
pany officials said the old men were
trickling back to work gradually.
Business men, onlookers, expressed
the belief that a $9,000 weekly pay
roll was being withheld from circula
tion in this small city. Labor cities
said that while $l5O had been dis
persed to workers so far, more was
expected from th« United Textile
Union which has increased its mem
bership here the past fortnight.
Predicts India Will B <S Our Cotton
Williamstown, Mass., Aug. 18.
Massachusetts legislation is forcing
cotton mills from New England to
the South where long hours and cheap
labor can be obtained, Prof. John A.
Todd of the London Cotton Exchange
told the Institute of Politics today.
Bay State laws limiting child and
female labor are shifting the cotton
manufacturing center to more pro
pitious regions, he asserted.
Discussing the British Empire as a
potential competitor of America in cot
ton production, he said that India can
raise cotton at a lower cost than any
other country in the world today, it
being only a question of time until
she is competing with America. She
lias/increased production 50 per cent,
within the past ten years, and he be
lieved would probably increase it. by
as much hgain by 1937, *f a stabilized
price of 18 cents could be maintained.
The corresponding increase in con
sumption and buying power would
check the menace or surplus produc
tion, he thought.
Wagner Case to Jury Today. ,
North Wilkesboro, Aug. 18.—C4>)—
Hub Wagner, accused of the murder
of Earl Moody in Watauga county last
Christmas, probably will know by n ght
whether or not he is 6lated for the
electric chair or .prison, or ta ge free.
Arguments of attorneys in the <a-e
were completed at this morning s ses
sion and it was expected that the
charge of the judge would be complet
ed and the case go to the jury about
I 3 o’clock this afternoon. Taking of
idence was -completed yesterday and
;athc of the arguments made.
bby Mitchell, a star with the
wnnati'Reds of fiifty years ago is
have been the first left-handed
w*r in professional baseball. Nnw
V Jhis seventieth year, Mitchell con
>; to make a keen interest in the
LADY ASTOR FAILS TO
*4P«ACH NEW TRICKS TO
(By International News Service)
London, Aug. 18.—Although she j
has been in the House of Com
mohe for nine years Lady Nancy
Astor, England’s American horn
woman Member of Parliament coi.-
fesses that she has not taught its
members anything new.
“You can’t .teach old dogs new
tricks,” she declared at a dinner
here. “I have been in the House
of Commons for nine years, but
I haVe not taught them anything, j
The people who matter are the
people who think, not the people
who rule,” she. added cryptically.
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OCEAN MYSTERY *
TO REMAIN ONE
Derelict U-Boat’s Identity Probably
Washington, Aug. 18.—The desert
ed submarine which has been floating
with Pacific tides half way between
Hawaii and Japan will go down in
naval history as one of the unsolved
mysteries of the sea.
After examining a full report on the'
description and construction of the
underseas craft, which has just been
forwarded to the Navy Department
from the naval base at Guam, sub- -
marine experts confess they are as
completely baffled as they w’ere when
the derelict was first sighted, in April.
No identifying marks were found
which might reveal the derelict’s ori
The Guam npval base wirelessed its
report to the department after receiv
ing a first hand account of- the inspec
tion made by the captain of the
Liberator, an American freighter.
Pictures also were taken by mem
bers of the Liberator crew and were
examined by submarine experts at
Guam. The prints will be forw’arded
Since last April the Naval Hydro
graphic Office has been receiving re
ports. of a derelict in the Pacific which
resembled a submarine. At first it
was believed to be an overturned
schooner. On August 6 the Liberator
was pushing a peaceful passage
through the Pacific, 1,200 miles w'est
.of Honolulu, when the dark hulk ap
peared like fungus formed from the
morning sea mist.
The master of the freighter halted
his ship and lowered a boat to in
vestigate. He and members of his crew
boarded the deserted submarine. The
conning tower was closed and hatches
battened tight. A section of cable, ap
parently a tow, was dangling from the
After forcing open several hatches,
the boarding party examined the in*
terior of the craft. The brass work
inside seemed new and bright. No
batteries were in place. Other bits of
machinery either had been removed or
not installed. The torpedo tubes were
. intact and in working condition.
Not a single mark of identification
could be found on the gauges or ma
chinery. A complete search failed to
reveal a single clew to the mystery
craft’s origin or ownership.
HUNDRED GATHER FOR
FUNERAL OF E. H. GARY
Great and Humble Who Knew Steel
Magnate Gathered to Pay Honor at
Wheaton, 111., Aug. 18.— UP) —The
great and the humble who knew Elbert
H. Gary and called him their friend,
gathered today at his bier to pay him
Funeral services in the beautiful
church which the steel master built
as a memorial to his parents, brought
not only kings and princes of the
w-orld of business, but also the neigh-,
bors and townsmen of the farm boy
who rose to captain of a ,great indus
There w*as a brief ceremony ar
ranged for the church, with music by
a quartet chosen by old friends of Mr.
Gary who knew and respected his
wishes for simple rites. Tlie funeral
sermon was prepared by the Rev.
Frederick T. Leet, Methodist bishop of
Indianapolis, with prayers by Rev.
James R. Ladd, of Elgin, Rev. Ernest
of Evanston, and Rev. A. M. Penne
well, pastor of the Gary Memorial
A mausoleum built 17 years ago by
Mr. Gary at a cost of $250,000, was
the end of the journey. In it rests the
bofly of Mr. Gary’s first wife. Nearby
in another plot of the small
aTe remains of his parents and grand
parents, whose lives spanned back to
the days of the colonies.
Honorary pall bearers were some of
the leaders in the business world who
called the dead man their friend. They
included Vice President Chas. G. Daw
es, Chas. M. Schwab, Nathan I. Mil
ler, Senator Charles' Deener of Illi
noeis, James L. Farrel, John J.
Mitchell and Frank O. Lowden. ,
For the Opening of the Hunting
- Season Under the New Game
Sir Walter Hotel.
Raleigh, Aug 18. —Sportsmen are be
coming impatient for the opening of
the hunting under the new
state-wide game law. Applications
for licenses are beginning to come
into game administration headquar
ters with the opening of the first sea
sons less than a month away.
The first shipment of license but
tons which will be worn by hunters
were received this week by Director
Wade H. Phillips of the Department
of Conservation and Development.
These buttons are in three colors,
silver, orange and light blue, signify
ing non-resident, county-resident, and
state-resident licenses, respectively
and are to be worn in a conspicuous
place on the person of the license
Fifty thousand of the buttons have
been ordered in the following num
i bers: Non-resident, 2.000; county
* resident, 28,000; and state-resident,
First of the season will open in
September, the dates of some of the
most important being; squirrel Sep
tember 15 to January 16; rabbit,
November 1 to March 1; deer, Octo
ber 1 to January 15 ; bear, October 1
to January 15; wild turkey, December
, 1 to March ,1.
CONCORD, N. C. THURSDAY, AUGUST 18,1927
SPEEDING UP THE MAILS!
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Five hundred miles at sea mail is to be dropped on the liner
Leviathan on August 21. Lieutenant Clarence H. Schildhauer
will attempt the feat as a test of the practicability of speeding
up the mails, in thaj manoer. He's shown taking off in his PN
type navy plane.
“OLD GUARD” AND AL SMITH
Still Undisturbed About IBs Inereas
in Strength in North Carolina.
The Tribune Bureau
-*»■ Sir Walter Hotel
By J. C. BASIvERVILL
Raleigh, Aug. 18. —The members 6f
the “Old Guard” of the Democratic
party in Raleigh and who typify the
sentiment of the conservative element
all over the state, are still undisturbed
by the reports of increasing strength
among those who favor A1 Smith ne
the nominee of the Democratic party
in 1928, and staunchly contend that
be will not get the nomination. Even
the suggestion of uninstructed delega
tions does not get them excited.
Some see in the talk off sending un
instructed delegations to the next Dem
ocrtatic national convention a move
to maneuver the nomination of A1
Smith, since it is generally conceded
that Smith will go to the convention,,
with i%t£at number of delegates, peijv
haps eVen.a majorifj**- -Thus if there
ea considerable nnmber of delegates
at the convention that have not been
definitely pledged, it is argued that
it will ndt be hard to swung these dele
gates into line to get on the band
wagon—and it is confidently believed
that this band wagon will be moti
vated by the Smith adherents.
But local anti-Smith Democrats are
not alarmed at this possibility. They
contend that Smith’s greatest strength
will<be manifest at the opening of the
convention, and that his only hope of
getting the nomination will be on the
first few ballots. They then contend
that when it becomes apparent that
Smith cannot muster sufficient ballots
to win, that the uninstructed delega
tion will be able to center upon a can
didate that eventually can overcome
the Smith lead.
It is generally admitted, however,
that if Smith is to be beaten, it will
have to be done slowly and gradually,
and by those supporting the minority
cand : dates impressing on the Smith
machine that he cannot possibly win
the nomination. It is also admitted
that if Smith is given a chance at a
number of uninstructed delegates, that
he might win on one of the earlierTml
lots, • ,
However, experienced politicians be
live that Smith will never be able to
win a majority of the delegates, es
pecially the southern delegations, and
that his fight will be a losing one.
They feel that sentiment against him
either because of his att’tude toward
prohibition, or because of his being a
Catholic will be too strong for him to
overcome. The Democrats over the
nation as a whole might possibly ac
cept him, despite his prohibition atti
tude, or despite his religion, but both
together, the handicap is regarded as
being too strong.
This situation is especially srue in
North Carolina, despite the fact that
it has progressed in thought and tol
erance in the last 25 years. Still it
will be remembered that until 1835.
there was a constitutional prohibition
barring any Catholic from holding of
fice in North Carolina. When the
State constitution was re-written in
1935, Judge William A. Gaston, a
Catholic, presided over the convention.
And out of compliment to Judge Gas
con this clause that had formerly dis
qualified Catholics from holding office,
was removed. But much pf this an
tipathy has still remained, and it is
freely admitted that there are many
good Presbyterians, Methodists and
Bapt’ists who would refrain from vot
ing for Smith on no other grounds.
So it is that the more conservative
anti-wraith wing of the Democratic
party in the state is not disturbed in
the least by the claims of the Smith
nomination for^.pres : dent in 1928.
Only Four Cases of First Degree
Murder in State.
Raleigh, Aug. 17.—Only fou* per
sons wer% tried for first degree mur
der while 227 were tried for second
degree murder and 123 for manslaugh
ter, according to Supreme Court rec
ords for the last year being compiled
in the office of the Attorney-General
Trials were classified as first degree
only when resulting in convictions.
Actually, many were tried for first
degree and convicted of second degree
murder. These were classified under
second degree murder.
The Miami team, which finished
last in the first half of the Florida
State League split season, is now
playing like champions and looks good
to cop the second half honors.
THE COTTON MARKET.
Ophned, Firm TqtJay a4 an Advance of
16 to 25 Points.—December Up to
New York, Aug. 18.— UP) —The cot
ton market opened firm today at an
advance of 16 to 25 points in response
to higher Liverpool cables and buying
apparently inspired by bullish private
crop and condition figure**,
December sold up to 20.Q8 and
March to 20.45 on the initiqj buying
movement, net advances of 20 to 30
points, but the market met a good
deal of at these figures
There probably also profit taking
by traders who had bought in antici
pation of bullish mid-month crop re
ports. At the end of the first hour
the market showed reactions of 10 or
15 points from the best with trading
The publication of private crop fig
qres failed to inspirejuueh additional
selling and the market * was quiet at
midday, December ruling around 20.12
and active positions showing net ad
vances of Hbout 6 to 12 points.
Cotton futures opened firm : Oct.
19.95; Dec. 20.25 ; Jan. 20-28; March
20.45; May 20.53.
January 20 05. March 20.23, May
20.35, July 20.15, October 19.76, De
THE STOCK MARKET.
Main Price Movement in the Market
Today Continued Upward.
New York, Aug. 18.— UP) —The
main price movement in today’s stock
market continued upward, but consid
erable spottiness developed, particu
larly in the early trading. Fears of a
“secondary reaction” such as ordinar
ily follows the first recovery after a
sharp break undoubtedly kept many
traders out of the market and account
ed for the small volume of business.
Easy.money rates continued to pro
vide the main groundwork for the ad.
Separate Court District For Michigan
Washington, Aug. 18.—UP)—Decjjir
ing that Deroit presented “the most
critical condition in law inforcement
in the country,” Assistant Secretary
Lawman today created a separate en
forcement district of the State of
Michigan which had been joined with
Thomas E. Stone, deputy adminis
trator at Cleveland, was appointed ad
ministrator of the. Michigan district
with headquarters at Detroit, effec
tive September 1.
Sentenced For Whipping Editor.
Soperton, Ga., Aug. 18. —( A *) —Ray-
mond Lee was today sentenced to from
three to five years in the penitentiary
for his part in the whipping of Editor
Flanders of the Soperton News. Be
fore Judge Graham pronounced the
sentence Lee told him “they had con
victed the wrong man.”
An appeal will be taken.
Reported by Fenner and Beane.
(Quotations at 1:30 P. M.)
American Tobacco 142%
American Smelting 165%
Aiyerican Locomotive 111%
Atlantic Coast Line 195%
Ail ed Chemical 153%
American T. & T. 169
American Can 60%
Ba v lwin Locomotive 257%
Ba’timore & Ohio* t 121%
Bohlehem Steel 62%
Ge'feral Motors 225%
General Electric 124
Hr Ison 85%
InT 'rnational Tel. 140%
Ketnecott Copper 68%
Lifgett and Myers B 117%
Ba' -k Truck 99
Stf&dard Oil of New York 31%
Ne r York Central 156
Pa>* American B 57%
Ilo»k Island i 111
R. J. Reynolds 136%
So» thern-Pncifie 121%
Standard 0 : 1 of N. J. 39
Son them Railway 134
Stu lebaker 1 51%
Tolacco Products 99
U. S. Steel 136%
We, tinghouse 83%
$2.00 a Strictly in Advance
Tax Rate * \ r Cabarrus Is
Slashed U \ 'ents For Year
Board Sets Rate at 95 Cents at Meeting Yesterday at
Court House—Budget For Various Departments
Fifteen cents was slashed from the
tax rate of Cabarrus county by the
commissioners at a meeting yesterday
at the court house.
This reduction gives to the tax pay
ers a rate- of 95 cents against the
sl.lO paid last year, and resulted not
only from increased property valua
tions but from reductions in various
Before adopting the tax rate the
commissioners discussed for several
hours the tentative budget presented
to them several weeks ago, made sev
eral cuts in the figures and finally
approved a budget calling for ap
propriations totalling $426,652.43.
This will be~divided as follows:
General Fund and _ County Home
Interest Fund, $65,162.50.
Road Fund, $67,500.
School Fund, $220,500.
The rate is divided as follows: *
Sehoool Fund 49 cents; roads 15
cents, interest fund 15 cents, general
fund 15 cents and county home fund
John L. Miller, county tax super
visor and accountant, advised the
board that total valuations so far
listed amounted to $44,919,968. He
explained that delinquents had prop
erty listed within the past several
days but not carried in these figures
would probably add from half a mil
lion dollars to the total. The total
taxable property last year was ap-
TEST CASE ON COUNTY
Can a Sheriff Collect 1926 Taxes Un
der the New Act of 1927?
The Tribune Bureau
Sir Walter Hotel
Raleigh, Aug. 18. —Another act of
the county government law passed -by
the 1927 legislature is due to reach
Supreme Court, according to in
formation from Surry County, where
:i test case is ou the calendar for the
•h'i) term of the Superior Court in
the county which begins August 29.
The test case in question is that of
Mrs. N. C. Marion et at, taxpayers,
vs. C. H. Haynes, sheriff, and the
board of county commissioners, Surry
County. The act involved is entitled
“An Act to Provide for the Collection
of Taxes Within the Counties of the
State and for Settlement of the
The finance act, one of the meaeures
of the new county government law,
was teeied when a S!l wKI brought
in Guilford County at the suggestion
of Chester Nass’.ich, New York bond
attorney, who had a part in the writ
ing of the finance act.
The particular questions at issue
n the Surry case are whether a sher
iff can collect taxes of 1926 under
the new act of 1027, and whether,
cilice the new law has been enacted,
he sheriff can collect the 1926 taxee
inder the former law.
The test case in Surry will be of
interest in many of the counties of
the state where injunction proceedings
have been sought against the sale of
lands for the 1926 unpaid taxes.
PLENTY OF BOLL WEEVILS
IN NORTH CAROLINA
But It Is Too Early to Determine
Amount of the Damage.
Sir Walter Hotel
Raleigh, August 18. —Though there
are plenty of boll weevils throughout
the cotton growing cduntiee, it ie as
yet a little too early to determine just
how great the boll weevil damage is
going to .amount to, though indications
arc that it is going to be heavy, ac
cording tp Frank Parker, statistician
of the U. S. Crop Reporting Service.
That the damage to cotton from
boll weevils will not be as heavy as
now appears likely is the* opinion of
Dr. R. W. Leiby, state’entomologist,
who is now making a field trip tp get
first hand information as to just how
prevalent the weevil is. and the ex
tent of the damage already done.
When he returns from this trip, he
may have changed his opinion and
agree that the outlook really is
At the present the heaviest infesta
tion extends from Scotland county
through to Duplin county, according
to the survey just c\mpleted. with
perhaps the greatest number of weevils
in the vicinity of Moproe, in Union
In some sections of the cotton belt,
especially from Go’dsoboro on toward
Wilmington, the farmers have .-been
dusting their cotton with calcium ar
senate as a precautionary measure,
tions, however, the farmers appear to
to check weevil spread. In other sec
be entirely undisturbed, and are ap
parently doing nothing.
It will be several weeks yet before
the exact status of the weevil situa
tion can be definitely known, however,
despite the present discouraging out
Four Thousand Left For Baptist
Statesville, Aug. 17. will of
the late Mrs. Mary Church, which has
been in the office of Clerk of
Superior Court of Iredell County, pro
vides that her estate, valued at $4,-
000, be placed in the hands of her
husband, Rev. G. H. Church, and at
his death to be given to the North
Carolina Baptist Foundation Com
mittee, who are to invest and pay
half the net income annually to the
Baptist Orphanage at Thomasville
and the other half to the Foreign Mis
sion Board -of the Southern Baptist
Convention. It is • specified in the
document that the part going to the
mission board be devoted to the sup
port of native missiosieries in China.
The Wachovia Bank and Trust Com
pany is named as executor of the will.
University of North Carolina plans
to dedicate its new athletic stadium
with the Carolina-Virginia football
game next Thanksgiving Day,
In a'ddition to the taxes, Mr. Miller
told the board that 5,352 polls would
bring in $2 each, that approximately
1600 doge would add to the total and
that fines and forfeitures from various
courts in the county would add about
$20,000 more to the cshool fund total.
Last year, his report shows, 1.316
dogs were listed for taxes and he
figured the total this year, after he has
started a search ot unlisted property,
would meach 1600.
Last year finee and forfeitures paid
into the school fund amounted to
Mr. Miller now is preparing a coun
ty financial statement which he ex
pects to make public tomorrow.
“We have put each department on
a budget and they have to spend only
what we have given them,” Mr. Mil
ler explained. “We have asked each
department to cut figures as low as
possible and feel that thie has been
Mr. Miller explained that bonds
are being retired each year and as
these are retired the interest fund will
decrease from year to year. He also
explained that the budget provides for
a fund which will care for any build
ing and repair work necessary during
the year, including $2,000 to be
spent at the cotton platform.
The fifteen cent cut, it is said, is
one of the largest made by any coun
ty in the State this year.
JARDINE HAS NEW
FARM RELIEF PLAN
Would Include the Control of Sur
Washington, Aug. 18.—Extensive
organization of cooperative units
among American farmers, creation of
a Federal Farm Board and establish
ment of a fund to assist in carrying
surplus crope from season to season
is viewed by Secretary" Jardine as
the most effective means of improv
ing the troubled agricultural situation.
The plan was outlined by the sec
retary in an article written for the
current issue of the Farm Journal, a
Two avenues of approach were seen
—control of surpluses aue principally
to weather condition* and a better ad
justment of production to the require
ments of the market.
In handling surpluses Mr. Jardine
said, much could be accomplished
corporiiHafel'operated by the farmers.’
the essential function of which would
be to take off the market temporarily
such amounts of a commodity as
would prevent the price from falling
to a ruinously low level. These cor
porations, he said, should be guided
by the advice of a Federal board.
Adjustment of production was ex
plained to mean “adjustment in kind,
quality and amount,” which, Mr. Jar
dine asserted, called for complete and
accurate information on supply and
demand both at home and abroad, and
for reliable data on regional
The Federal Farm Board, he said,
should be appointed on a basis of sp
cial fitness for the work involved. Its
duties should include formu’.ation of
plans tfhd policies for handling sur
pluses, assistance to the farmer in
establishing clearing house associa
tions or the marketing of perishables,
and administration of the projected
Secretary Jardine emphasized his
belief thaF the plan would not put
the government into the business of
buying and selling farm products and
that it was ‘‘in no sense a scheme of
BUS DRIVER CHARGED
WITH TWO DEATHS
Everett Fish at Liberty Under Bond
Following Accident Near Durham.
Durham, Aug. 16. —04 s ) —Charged
with manslaughter in connection with
the death of two people and injury to
two others, wljen the bus he was op
erating collided with a light car on
the highway near here, Everett Fish
stood today indicted and at liberty
Two negroes in the smaller car
died of injuries received in the col
lision. None of the 14 bus passen
gers was seriously injured.
With Our Advertisers.
The Gray Shop will give free hats
again on Friday and Saturday with
each dress or coat purchased. Your
choice from over 100 hats absolutely
Gopdyear lawn hose 25- foot section,
only $2.35 at Yorke & Wadsworth Co.
A 50-foot section, $4.50.
There will be a special sale of
Queen Charlotte pure silk hosiery at
Belk’s at once — $1.50 hosiery for 95
cents. Twenty popular shades. See ad.
on page 5.
Men’s suits with character only
$24.75 at the J. C. Penny Co’s, ploy’s
shirts for school wear, 79 cents.
Blankets 98cents to $9.90. Women’s
and misses and jupior frocks, $9.90
Flight to Rome Halted Again.
Roosevelt Field, N. Y., Aug. 18.—
UP) —Rain that turned the runway in
to a spongy swamp this morning pre
cluded all possibility of a takeoff, this
afternoon for the monoplane Old Glory
on its projected non-stop flight to
Lloyd Berta ud and Jas. D. Hill,
the air mail pilots who will operate
.the single-motored Fokker, announced
after inspection of the runway that
all hopes of a start today were gone.
Deny Report of Burning of Plane.
Shanghai, China, Aug. 18.—<^)—
Both the Chinese and British officials
today denied a report that the Chinese
had burned the wing of the British
military plane seized after the plane
had made a forced landing outside a
international settlement her.
SEARCH IN PACIFIC
FOR TWO AIRPLANES
MISSING ON FLIGHT
By Ship, Aircraft ardl
Radio Broad Expanses
of Pacifiic Being Combda
To Locate Planes.
MISS DORAN [N
ONE OF PLANEfe
Only Woman Entrant In
Dole Flight Occupant of
One of the Missing
San Francisco, Aug. 18.—(^)— By
ship, aircraft and radio, search was
being pressed today over the broad ex'-
panses of the m : ghty Pacific for the
two missing entrants in the trans
oceanic race to Honolulu.
The search was on almost before
the successful flyers had won the James
D. Dole prizes of $25,000 and SIO,OOO,
by landing yesterday near Honolulu.'
Interest centered largely in the fate
of Miss Mildred Doran, pretty Flint,
Mich., school teacher, the only womatt
in the Dole race, who was a passenger
in the biplane named in her honor, tbh
Miss Doran, piloted by J. A. Pedlaj*,
of Flint, and navigated by V. R,
Knope, San Diego nfcvy lieutenant. -
The other missing aircraft was the
cigar-shaped monoplane Golden Eagle,
owned by George Hearst, publisher of
the San Franciso Examiner, of which
Jack Frost, of New York, was pilot
and Gordon Scott, of' Santa • Monica,
Cal., was navigator.
Two score vessels, more than half of
them belonging to the United State*
Nary, were cruising over or speeditfg
toward the path believed to have been
followed by the missing planes.
To vessels on the steamship lane*
to Hawaii, the wireless agencies were
broadcasting directions for the search,
while the aircraft h'opped off from both
mninlaud and Hawaii to scan the high
Captain E. P. Erwin and Navigator
A. H. Eichwaldt of the monoplane Dal
las Spirit, whose wing-torn fuselage
defeated their efforts to get away as
entrants on Tuesday, worked past mid
night at the Oakland airport to be
ready to take off at noon on a search
ing fligHt, at the end of which th«fcr
expected to land In Hawaii. Tw»
army planes stood ready at CriMW
Field, the San Francisco army ail
port, awaiting order to sear to tub
extent o t their cruising radius ever
the mainland end of the Dole race
At the Hawaiian end of the course,
army and navy planes were zooming
out to scan the broad expanses where
it is believed the flyers may be afloat.
The Miss Doran was prepared for
buoyancy unless a too-sudden descent
into the Pacific prevent it to drain the
gasoline from its tanks. The Golden
Eagle was equipped to fill the tank!
on the wing-ends, and the rear of fha
fuselage with air by turning of Z
From San Diego the navy aircraft
carrier Langley, and the tender Arood*
took were steaming itorth with sea
planes and observation planes and
skilled naval aviators aboard, prepared
to go aloft in their search after th*
vessels turned west on the course to
(apt. Erwin to Aid hi Search.
San Francisco, Aug. 18.— UP) —Cap-
tain P. Erwin, of Dallas
Texas, who failed to get started ia
the $35,000 Dole race from here ti
Honolulu Tuesday, announced he would
take off today for the Hawaiian Is
lands, following a zig zag course in au
effort to'*siyht one of the missing
planes which attempted the Dole flight,
Captain Erwin had a radio set in«
stalled in his plane last night and ex*
pected to start on the plane hunt latt
in the day. His decision was taken
following receipt of a telegram Cot
W. E. Westerwood, of Dallas, offer*-
ing him a $25,000 purse if he com
tinued his flight to Hong Kong, China.
The search for the missing DoU
planes, the Miss Doran and the Goldea
Eagle, will be incidental to that pro
ject. If Erwin sights the planet
floating on the sea he will broadcast
the spot by radio and continue on hia
40 Ships Assist in Hunt.
Washington, Aug. 18.—C^)—Mar
sha'.ling the greatest fleet of vessel*
at its command in the Pacifiic, tb«
Navy department today had 40 ship#
of various discription under order!
to search for missing Hawaiian flight
planes —Miss Boran and Golden Eaglp.
Most of the ships were underway
early today while others were awaits
ing only the stocking up of provision*
to speed out along the broad waste
along the 2,400 mile course in hope*
of finding the five flyers alive.
The armada of naval craft whiek
will be assisted in the wide search by
airplanes and -commercial craft, in
clude 7 destroyers out of'San Fran
cisco, four destroyers en route from
Honolulu to Seattle; 23 submarines I
three submarine tenders from Pear
Harbor station ; aircraft carrier Lang
ley and the aircraft tender Aroostook. \
Dr. McDaniel in Semi-Conscious
Richmond. Aug. 18.— UP) —In a
semi-conscious condition and gradual
ly growing weaker, Dr. » George W.
McDaniel, paztor of the First Baptizt
Church here may not live more than
24 hours, one of bis physicians said
here today. Hiz family is at the
Dr. McDaniel suffered a stroke of
paralysis a week ago yesterday.
Cloudy tonight and Friday with
showers tonight and on the coast Fri
day ; cooler in central portion tonight
[and in east portion Friday.
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