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CRISIS FOR PRANCE
HALTED BY POLICY
The Government Decides
ta Appeal to Chamber of
Deputies For Open. Vote
on Finance Minister.
NEW POLICY WAS
The Crisis WiU Not Con
front Nation Again Un
•> til Definite Action Is
Taken on Proposal.
Paris, Deb. 15.—OP)—The minlster
ial crisis at leOfSt lias been temporarily
delayed, the government deciding to
day to appeal to the chamber of dep
uties for an open vote on Finance Min
ister Toucher's fiscal measures which
were rejected by the chamber's com
A cabinet council this morning de
cided that the committee's vote was
passed under conditions not reflecting
the, opinion of a majority of the mem
bers and M. louoher was instructed
to consult the President and secre
tary of the committee respectiveely, M.
Malvy and Lamoureux in an endeavor
tp- reachan accord.
Efforts are being made to induce
those committee members belonging to
the right parties who refrained from
voting yesterday, to sitport the gov
TO DISTRIBUTE 9K00.000
IN COTTON MILL DIVIDENDS
Mills of Spartanburg County South
Carolina, will Declare Profits on
Spartanburg. S.' C., Dec. It. —Ap-
proximately $600,000 in dividends will
be distributed by cotton mills of the
county on January Ist. While this
represents the profits Accruing from
mills which distribute dividends local
ly. it does not include the earnings
of a number of other plants
are, subsidiary ecuipnnies to corpora- ■
tions located in other coties.
Included In- the later etnas are
Pacific Mills and bleachery at Lyman,
Tueapaii. Mills mill at Woodruff.
Appalaehe, Fingerv’lle, Valley Falls
Dividends . have already been de
clared by Pncolet. Spartan. Drayton,
Converse and Clifton,
These were as follows: Paeolet 5
per cent on $2,000,000 common stock, I
total $,*10,006; Drayton 3 t-2 per cent
on $350,000 preferred, total $12.250; >
D. E. Converse Company. 3 1-2 per.
cent on $1,00,000 common, total $35,-
000; Clifton Manufacturing Com
pany, 4 per cent on $2,500,000 com.
mon, total,. SIOO,OOO. The total
amount of dividends already declared
While the stockholders of the local
mills get approximately $1,200,000
annually in dividends, the employes,
the employers are paid approximate
ly $0,250,00. This later amount is
distributed among 10,000 workers.
GASTONIA MAN KILLED
WHEN STRUCK BY ATO
William M. White Killed Sunday
Night—Negroes Are Held Charged
Gastonia, Dec. 14.—Marybel John
son and Lemuel Johnson, negroes f>f
King's Mountain, are held under $5,-
000' and 3.000 bonds, respectively,
following a hearing here today at
which they were with the
murder of William M. White, 67,
prominent Gnstonian, who died al
most instantly after being hit last
night by a car driven by the negro
Mr. White was on his way to
church in West Gustonia, walking
along the Gastonia-Bessemer City
highway, when he was struck fatally
bxjphe car, said to have been mov
i W at a speed of about 30 miles per
hour. He was near the edge of the
paved rooad, it was stated, and the
, car hit his body so hard\that its
radiator was considerably damaged.
The body was hurled 40 feet.|
Gifts That Last at Yorke ft Wads
worth Co’s. *
The Yorke & Wadsworth Co. has
turned its big stone into a real Santa
Claus store' of lAeful gifts-p gifts
that last—useful gifts for men, boys,
women and children. In a hall page
ad. today yoa will find a Hat of hon
est to goodness Christmas gifts.
The Concord Daily Tribune
North Carolina’s Leading Small City Daily - '
Prof. Dabney Horton, instructor in
English, at Ohio State University, Co
lumbus, 0., is under arrest on charges
of possessing a still ami owning liquor,
and a sweeping investigation hns been
begun by order of Governor A. Vic
Dona hey. Horton is jhown above,
with the still that was found in his J
THE COTTON MARKET
Opened Steady Today With the Prices
Ranging 3 Points Lower to 3 Points
New York, Dec. 15.—(A 5 )—The cot
ton market opened steady today with
prices ranging 3 points lower to 3
points higher. Near mout'.ia were
relatively easy under overnight sell- i
hi, orders from the South and some!
father commission house liquidation.
Denjirod developed as the calf' pro
gressed. however, and the general mar
ket wits steady after the initial of
ferings had been absorbeiU January
advanced to 18.67 and March to .18.67.
or about 0 to 11 points net higher.
Po\ ering by recent sellers together
with sympathetic fixing for the trade
I and commission house buying contin
ued to hold the mnrket firm, aifll prices
were within 3 or 4 points of the best
'■at the end of the first half hour.
■ Private reports pointed to ginning* of
14,740,000 bales to„ Deeember 13th
which were considered fully up so ex
pectations based on the last govern
ment estimate' of the crop.
Cotton futures opened steady. Jan.
18.51; March 18.75 ; May 18.55; July
18.25; Oct. 17.85. /
With Our Advertisers.
The Concord Plumbing Co. will at
tend promptly to your emergency
plumbing needs. Phone 576. Office at
174 Kerr street. See ad. elsewhere.
Give her Huyler’s foi* Christmas—
the candy supreme. At the Pearl
Drug Store. Phone 22 and 722.
Give your boy an Iver-Johnson bicy
cle for Christmas. At Ritchie Hard
Lovely lingerie and underwear at
Robinspri's. Real Italian and Milan
ese silk bloomers, teddies and vests.
•Prices low from SI.OO to $3.75. See
You ran get a present for him / at
Hoover’s for from 25 cents to $75.
Have a musical Christmas, and the
Kidd-Frix Co. has it for you.
The Senior Class of Mont Amoena
Seminary will present “Little Wom
en” in the auditorium at Mount Pleas
ant Wednesday, December 15, at 7 :30
p. m. Admission, 50 and 35 cents.
Don’t wait until the last moment—
have your gloves, suits, and wraps
cleaned now for Christmas. Bob's
Dry Cleaning Co. can do it for you.
The Southern Railway will sell re
duced rate tickets to Atlanta and re
turn on account of the Presbyterian
Young People’s Mlsionary convention,
December 20-31. See ad. in The Trib
une today' for particulars.
All vibration in the Ford cars has
, been eliminated by an added improve
ment to the new improved Ford.
Big Sale of Toy* and Games at Kidd
In order to make room for a larg
er variety of merchandise for the
coming year, the Kidd-Frix Co.i is
going to sacrifice the sttock of toys
and games as well as a large stock of
other, goods suitable for Christmas
presents at cost and below. See list
of these in,a half page ad. today. The
store will be ,ppen every night until
Red Grange Is In Hospital.
Danville, 111. Dec. 15.—GW—''‘Re*’’
Grange entered a hospital here todafc.
to undergo an. X-ray examination
add treatment for his bruised arm. He
is under care of Dr. E. B. Cotfiey,
father of one of his managers.
)' When Pal -Moran was knocked
out by Mushy Callahan in Los An
geles the other night it was the first
(time in his ring career of 13 years
that +e New Orleans, lightweight
had been "forced to take the count
Brussels Line Named
As Definite Frontier
Os Mosul By Counsil
. FOR GOTHAM POOR
Will Be Happy Christmas for the
Poor and Unfortunate of the Metro
New York, Dec. 15.—This is going
to bd a happy Christmas for the poor
and unfortunate of the metropolis.
Hospitals, orphanages, alms houses
and even penal institutions will share
in the holiday spirit. All over the
city there will be dinners and trees
for the poor. There will be toys
for every child and none will be over
looked by Santa Clnus.
So greatly lias the custom of Christ
man charity grown that here in New
York, where it has reached its ful
lest development, it is no longer pos
sible to catalogue all of the "benevolent
societies and other organizations that
endeavor to provide Yuletide cheer for
the lovely, bereaved or destitute.
Already many of the holiday ef
forts to carry cheer to those in pov
erty are well underway. The Chnr
itv Organization Society is preparing
to make Christmas gifts to at lea.-t
1,200 families. The association for
the Improvement of the Condition of
the Poor will make n “red stock
ing" distribution of Christmas gifts
to at least 6.000 of the needy. Christ
mas funds raised by various newspa
pers are expected to aggregate more
than half a million dollars this year.
'With this money will be purchased
clothing, food and other necessities for
the needy, as well as toys and sweets
for the kiddies. Through the efforts
of one newspaper one thousand "shut
ins” will receive radio sets as Christ
Today the first of the Salvatio®
Army men and women appeared on
the streets with their kettles to' seek
Christmas contributions. Within the
next ten days the organization expects
to obtain sufficient money to provide
5.000 families—2s,ooo men. women
and children—with Christmas baskets
coutainiml food for two hearty meals,
as well as toys. A similar campaign
is being conducted by the Volunteers
of America. 1
On Christmas Day there will be
the annual parties for poor children
conducted by the New York Stock,
Produce and Curb exchanges, as well
as those by the Elks and Rotarians.
The Masons have raised large sums
which have been turned over to char
itable organizations. The Association
for Crippled Children will provide
candy and toys for 3,000 children in
schools and hospitals. The Institute
for Crippled and Disabled Men will
give its unfortunates such useful gifts
as wheel chairs, wooden legs and type
At the Prison Association building
a Christmas Eve party will be given
for the mothers, wives and children
of incarcerated criminals. Another
Christmas Eve party will be given
at the Katy Ferguson home, a settle
ment house maintained for a Shotting
group of negro girls and their un
named offspring. At the Seamen’s
Church Institute there will be a party
for sailors who are without relatives
or friends in New York.
Without regard to race or religion,
the numerous settlement houses will
throw open their doors to welcome
the children to their Christmas tree
festivities. Other parties for chil
dren will be given aboard the warships
at the Brooklyn navy yard and a "par
ty for 1.000 children will be given
aboard the liner Leviathan.
The orphans' homes, the clny nur
series, and the children's hospitals are
preparing for elaborate festivities.
There will be special festivities for
the wayward boys in Children's Vil
lage, at Dobbs Ferry; Christmas trees
and presents for the sick and conva
lescent in the long white wards of
Vellevue; a party for tiny negro chil
dren and their white friends off the
street in the Union Baptist Church; a
Christmas party for the poor in the
Friends' Meeting House—these and
thousands of others will help to make
Christmas a joyous season for the
poor and unfortunate in the great
Death Car Driver Remanded to Jail
Monroe, Dec- 14.—T. A. Morris,
whose Ford roadßter struck and kill
ed George McDowell on highway No.
20 last Saturday afternoon, was
brought before Judge Demmoud of
the recorder's court this morning
charged with murder arid bis bond
fixed at two thousand dollars. Mr.
Norris not being able to give this
bond was remanded to jail. He will
be given a preliminary hearing next
Friday at which time evidence in the
case may lesen the ajnount of the
bond fixed today.
Couple Killed at Crossing.
Ridge Springs, S. C., Dee. 15.—0 P)
—Gerald Watson and Miss Louise
Jones, of Ridge Springs, were killed
this morning when the automobile in
which they were riding was struck
by Southern Railway train No. 8, ac
cording to reports reaching here. The
- accident occurred just out of Ridfce
. —— l. i ii. ■ *
Sees Prohibition a Success.
Providence, R. 1., Deo. 15.—<A>)—
The achievements of prohibition have
just begun, Major Boy A. Haynes,
assistant to General Lincoln C. An
drews, chief of prohibition enforce
ment, declared in an address before
Rhode Island and New England law
enforcement committee here today.
CONCORD, N C., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1925
diction, That the League
Council Gives Much Ter- !
ritory to British.
Terrible Picture of Massa
acres of Christians by
Turks Given in Report
Made to the Council.
Geneva. Dec. 15.—<A>)—After qn
hour's secret session of the league of
nations council today a report was
circulated that it „had been unani
mously decided ‘to fix the provisional
Brussels line ns the definite frontier
of Mpsul. thus awarding the greater
part of the disputed territory to the
British mandate state of Irak.
As conditions the reported decision
directed that economic treaties favor
able to Turkey be. negotiated, ind that
Great Britain formally engaged to ex
tend her mandate over Irak for 25
There was no official confirmation
of the report. Hdwever, it was ac
cepted as a fact in some circles where
it was openly declared that the coun
cil logically had been driven to it
through the impossibility of handing
over Mosul to Turkey in eonsquence
of an additional report by General
Laidoner, the league's investigating
This report issued today, presents
a terrible picture of massacres of
Christians by the Turks. The report
was prepared in Mosul by three as
sistants of General Lnidoner, of
Spanish. Italian and Esthonial na
The report charges that the massa
cres were committeed by officers and
soldiers of the 62nd Turkish Infantry.
MAJOR GENERAL COE IS
HEARD AT TRIAL AGAIN
Says 10.000 Anti Aircraft Guns Might
... .Protest Washington ta • Chfifc
t Washington. Dec. 15.—04*)—Re
called by the prosecution. Major Gen
eral Frank IV. Coe, chief of coast ar
tillery, today modified before the
Mitchell court martial his previous
testimony that 10,000 anti aircraft
gups could not protect an area ns
large as the city of Washington from
an air attack.
He at first refused to alter the
meaning of what he had said, explain
ing that although anti aircraft guns
could protect “certain points” they
could not protect the nrea ns a; whole'.
Under hammering by the prosecution,
however, ht> conceded finally that 10.-
000 guns “in perfectly clear # weather”
would be an effective defense. He
insisted that the number would not
be sufficient in cloudy weather or at
ARNOLD COMER HELD
AFTER LONG MAN HI NT
Youth Being Held in Connection With
Triple Murder at Buffalo, Ark., on
Yellville, Ark., Dec. 15.—OP)—Ar
nold Comer, 16 year old youth, limit
ed through yesterday and last night
by posses from two counties in con
nection with a triple slaying at Buffa
lo, a mountain hamlet, Sunday, was
captured early today at the home of
Ira Robuett, 10 miles from Buffalo.
News of the capture was telephoned
to Yellville by Sheriff Hurst, of Bax
ter. lender of one of the poses.
Would Dismiss Members of Trustees.
Raleigh, N. C.. Dec. 15—OP) —A “de
mand'' was made on Governor McLean
recently that he discharge all the pres
ent members of the board of truste*
of the University of North Carolina,
and nppolnt new members, the Exec
utive’s correspondent basing his de
mand upon the ground that evolution
is taught at the University.
The incident was mentioned casual
ly by the Governor, who chuckled in
Evidently, he said, his correspond
ent. whose name was not divulged, did
not know that the Governor lacked
such authority. The Governor can
not even fill a vacancy on the board,
the General Assembly reserving that
right to itself, he said.
This is one of the few boards in the
State, the Governor pointed out, in
regard to which the Governor has no
appointing powers. He can even fill
a vacancy on the Supreme court of the
State, but lie cannot fill a vacancy on
the board of trustees of the Univer
I • White Plains, N. Y„ Deo. 15.—(>P>
1 —The grand Jury which has been in
: vestigatlng the charge of Dr, J. C.
■ Bennett, an eye specialist of Yonk
'■ era, had sought to tamper with a
' juror in the Rhinelander annulment
caM during its trial, today refused to
return an indictment, and the charge
against Dr. Bennett was dismissed.
Tfie grand jury bad no comment.
>j Despite the pessimistic predictions
j emanating from many quarters at
‘jfhe time of its enactment, the Gall
'lfornla boxing law, after one year of
' [operation, has proved reasonably
| satisfactory to all. concerned.
“BUTTLING SIKHS -1
VICTIM OF BULLETS
IN HEW YORK CITY
j The Senegalese Puglisit,
One Time Light Heavy
weight Champion, Shot
i Twice in the Back.
jNO ONE LOCATED
WHO SAW TRAGEDY
! Body Was Found in “Hell’s
Kitchin,” With Revolve*
Lying in a Gutter Not'
Very Far Away.
New York, Deo. 15.—(A*)—"Bottl
ing" Siki. the Senegalese pugilist.
Whose turbulent career in prize ring
and elsewhere has given him wide
notoriety, was mysteriously murdered
early today in West 41st Street in a
district known as “Hell's Kitchin.’’
The one-time light heavyweight cham
pion was found lying face downward
with two gunshot wounds in his back.
A revolver with two exploded shells
was found in a gutter not far away.
The police could find no one Who
hud witnessed the killing. The neigh
borhood has been aroused. Patrol
man John J. Meehan, who had ex
changed greetings with Siki shortly
after midnight, came upon t’he body
four hours later. An ambulance
physician found the Senegalese dead
with one bullet in his lung and an
other in his kidney. Siki is believed
by detectives to have had a brawl in
one of the number of night elubp in
the neighborhood, and after file alter
cation, to have been followed into the
street and shot down from behind.
He was felled in the same spot where
last summer he was attacked and al
most killed with a knife in a street
The Senegalese lived near the scene
of the killing. His wife identified
Hie body at the police station.
LET-UP IN 80NWFALL
IN WEBTERN SECTION
Uotoead* is Buried Under 48 Inches
of Snow—-Air MaM Schedules At*
Denver, Col., Dec. 14.—Vinter's
bitter onslaught today ou western
states abated in intensity tonight
after submerging points in Colorado
and Nebraska under 18 inches of
snow and hampering railroad -and
air mail traffic in the Kooky moun
Air mail flights from Chcyennue
where the velocity of the storm cen
tered, were annulled and mail car
goes were sent by train-
Temperatures skidded in Colorado
and Wyoming. reaching zero at
I.endville, Colorado. General colder
weather prevailed in the region.
Eighteen inches of snow was re
ported on the streets of Fort Col
lins, Colo., and North Platte. Neb.
Huge drifts, rangiug from one to ten
feet, blocked highway in Colorado.
ltailroad lines were kept open, al
though trains were running late.
One death was attributed to the
storm in Colorado.
Snow fell continuously for two
days in Colorado and Wyoming, but
the downfall stopped late today-
Brabham-Jenkins Case Continued to
Winston-Salem. Dec. 14. The
case in which M. W. Brabham, of
Nashville, Tenn., and Miss Virgina
Jenkins, of Salisbury, are charged
w'th violating the hotel law and
which had been eoutinued from time
to time and finally set for hearing to
morrow morning, has again been con
tinued, this time until December 21).
No reason htjs been given for the
continuanee of the case.
It is understood that many 'promi
nent people both from this state and
South Carolina will testify as to the
character of the defendants. One
reason nssiigned as to why the case
has been continued until the 2!)th is
that it will afford a better oppor
tunity for certain wrtnessca who are
to testify to be present. Among the
witnesses who will Acetify, as to the
character of Miss Jenkius is said to
be United States Senator Lee S.
Overman, and it is said that scores
(ft Salisbury people will be here at
the trial and will testify as to the
splendid character of the young
Simmons Refuses to Discuss Tax on
Washington, Dec. 14.—Senator F.
M. Simmons, senior Democratic
member of the Senate Finance Com
mittee , refused to comment today on
the report that $10,000,000 of the re
sources of the hospital section of the
Duke Foundation will he absorbed
by Federal inheritance taxes unless
Congressional intervention can be
The hospital section of the Duke
Foundation is the residuary legatee
■ of the estate left by the will of the
1 late James Buchanan Duke.
Dr. W. S. Rankin, director of the
’ Duke Foundation, was in Washing
‘ ton today, and this morning conferred
at length with Senator Simmons.
The results of the conference were
not made public. <
' Senator Simmons takes the posi
: tion that he cannot comment on the
- tax (matter ‘as it is one on which, he
[ must act in an official capacity when
i the question arises in the Senate
LaFollette Will Follow the Policies
Washington, Dee. 15.—UP)—Sena
te LaFollette, of Wisconsin, served
notice on the republican old guard to
day that lie expected to adhere to the
"progressive principles" of his father.
In a letter to Chairman Watson of
tlie republican committee of commit
tee which yesterday voted him commit
tee assignment as a republican, the
young Wisconsin senator said he want
ed a clear understanding of his atti
tude-before such assignments jrere.
Placed on Committees.
Washington, Dec. 15.—(A s)—Unde
terred by a warning that he would fol
SOME STATES KOW
DIGGING FROM SNOW
The North Central Rocky
Mountain Region 1 and
Mid-West Digging From
Heavy Blanket of Snow.
Denver, Col., Dec. 15.—(A s )—The
north central and Rocky Mountain
region and the midwest today began
digging itself from beneath a blanket
of snow varied in depth from 5 to 18
Train schedules were almost normal
agahifi and Unde Sam's air mail was
winging its way across the plains. Af
ter being delayed at Cheyenne, Wyo.,
the storm center for 26 hours, the first
plane hopped off the East early this
Livestock apparently suffered little
from the storm, and only one casualty
DENIES WRIT FOR
Connecticut Judge Holds Convict
Can’t Refuse Conurtistation-
Hartford, Conn., Dec. 14.—The
application of Gerald Chapman, no
torious bandit and slayer ot a New
Britain policeman, for a writ of
habeas corpus requiring his return
to the Atlanta penitentiary to serve
out a 25 year Federal sentence be
fore the State of Connecticut may
denied today by Judge Edwin S.
Thomas, of the United States Dis
trict Court for Connecticut,
Chapman is under a second re
, prieve which expires March 3, next.
His counsel has said he would ap
peal to the Supreme Court of the
United States should the habeas cor
pus action fail.
Plot Against French Commissioners
Beirut, Syria, Dec. 15. —OP)—A
plot against the life of Henry de Jou
venel. French high commisioner in Sy
ria, and other high officials, has been
discovered here. The police say they
| know the organizers of the conspiracy.
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i i TIMES-TRIBUNE OFFICE.
low an “independent course” in fur
therance of the politics of his father,
the republican senate today formally
accepted Senator Robert M. LaFol
lette into the republican fold, fi'om
which the elder LaFollette had been
His assignment as a republican
member of three standing committees
was given approval in the Senate with
out debate or a recoil vote after a
“ last nrimtte confer em-c of party Read
ers lint] declined to reverse Yesterday's
decision classifying him as a republi
FIVE PERISH WHEN
Four Women and One Man
Killed and Five Others
Were Injured in Fire in
New York City.
New York, Dee. 15.—(A I )—Four
women and one man lost their lives
and live others were injured early to
day in a tire that destroyed a five
story tenement in East 14th Street.
Three of the women perished on the
lop floor, while the other woman and
the man were trapped in a third floor
While firemen were fighting the
East 14th Street blaze, a tire starting
under similar circumstances threat
ened tlie tenants of a tenement oil
East 16th Street.
Fire Marshal Brophy started an
investigation to determine whether the
tires wer of incendiary origin.
Indians to Attend Convention.
Nashville, Teun„ Dec. 15.—C4 5 )
—The names of six full-blooded In
dians who will attend the approaching
Methodists young people’s convention
at Memphis, December 31 to January
3, were registered at Nashville head
quarters today by Ralph E. Nollner,
executive secretary of the convention
The Jnd'ans represent Creek, Kio
wa, and Choctaw tribes, and are stu
dents ill Fulsom Institute, at Smith
ville, Oklahoma, an institution of
learning for Indians operated under
the auspices of the board of missions
of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
The names of the Indian delegates
are : James Edwards, Isom Thomas,
Sally Lpwe, Ida Lewis, Helen Quo
tone, and Florence Leflore.
Resigns From Shipping Board.
Washington, Dee. 15.—(A*)—Meyer
j Lissner, member of the shipping board
from the Pacific coast, has resigned,
effective Deeember 31st.
THE TRIBUNE 1
TODAY’S NEWS TODAYIj
• weg 9
WATCHING FOR MRS. i
Unrobed Men Are In the
Railway Station at Fort.:
Pierce, Fla., to Keep Her
From That City. f|
News Dispatches Said She
Was Headed to Florida!
and Might Make Stop .ail
Fort Pierce, Fla.. Dec. 15.—CA’J-rrrji
Unrobed men. said to be members of
the Knights of the Ku Klux KlaiiL to
day were standing guard at the
railroad station to see that Alices*',
Beatrice Rhinelander, negro bride;, of
Leonard Kip Rhinelander, does not
stop at Fort Pierce.
Last night four hotels were eve
amined and their registe’S closely
scanned by other men to see if
arrived here. Dispatches were re- .
ceived last night stating she might *!
be on her way to Florida, and Fort
Pierce was named as one of the po*f|
sihle points of her destination. J
Search Made in West Palm Beach,
West Palm Beach, Fla.. Dec. 15.
(A>) —Vigorous search of local hotels
and rooming houses by memtierß of a
secret organization here early today '
failed to reveal any trace of Alice ;
Rhinelander, negress, wife of Kip-;
Rhinelander, whose recent; trial in
New Y’ork attracted national atten
Bumors became current here short*!
ly after midnight that the woman had ’
tied to West Palm Beach from Fort
Pierce where reports were made that |
she had been forced to leave that |
city hurriedly after registering at a
hotel. This report prompted immedi
Rumored Rhinelander Has Returned
New York. Dec. 15. — VP) —A rumor- ■}
[ that Leonard, J&V Rhiuelamder
’ returned to his mulatto wife, Alice
4 Beatrice Jones, was denied today by
’ Leonard R. Jacobs. New York attor
ncy for Rhinelander. The rumor was
, cue of several that have been current
since the jury in fin l supreme court
at White Plains returned a favorable
verdict to Mrs. Rhinelander,
PUTS A 15-MINUTES
NOVEL ON THE AIR
Cosmo Hamilton Says Age of Novel- l
I Reading is Fast Disappearing. . ,
New York, Dee. 14.—The first ra
dio novel that is, a novel written j
solely for publication by radio and i
not in book form —was put on the \
air here a day or so ago through.
Stations WJZ in this city and WKO
in Washington, D. C, by the author, ;
In a statement made a few days j
ago, the English author said that the !
age of novel reading was fast dis
appearing and foretold a future
kind of novel that would be con
densed from 80,000 or 00,000 words ; ;
to the number' of words that could be 5
spoken in twelve or fifteen minutes. |
"Sons anil Mothers,” the first of ,
its kind, was the novel Mr. Hamilton \
read to his unseen audience last
night. The author commenced read
ing his work at 8 o’clock and reach- j
ed the closing sentence about Ifreen
minutes later. In that time be bad ;
read a novel that contained virtually |
all the elements to be found in the .
popular novel of today. There were
no lengthy descriptions of iiersons or ]
scenes, but where descriptive matter 1
was essential to the continuity or
development of the plot, it was in- 1
Mr. Hamilton said that in the fu- j
ture he expected to devote consider- •
able time to writing novels of a
similar character that wbuld be suit- |
able to a radio audience. He gave u»
his reason the belief that the era I
when people stayed at home and
settled down comfortably with n ■
book, was almost gone. In its place* 'a
lie said, had come the radio and eve
nings were spent listening to what ,
, was coming over the air. Thus, be s
said, there undoubtedly was a de- J
ninnd for tltej kind of novel that 1
could bold the nterest of a radio lis- |
, tener for a reasonable length of i
time in competition with other forms s
1 of entertainment supplied by the <
Louis Ferdinand, second son of the
former German Crown Prince, is
. Winning considerable distinction as
a college athlete.
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