Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on October 12, 1928 · Page 1
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sent ftt S:SB s, m. E. S, T. Atlantic .M»de)ra-Arorcg- Bfr- Advised After Leaving Gibraltar That Headwinds Made Flight QT«r The Acoret lusdviiable, Oomwander Eckener Turned South And Paused Madeira (8:3« in- BULLETIN, Berlin, Oct. IS,-— (A.F.) *jnj— t*test swrw* fr»i «lie»**>a lfe»t Or. HsfO Instead ef teSnt ahrwMy t» Rer- Is heaSJnjf sharply for the which he Aspects to reach early this erenlrijt. Aeronautic circle* which h«il recelwd direct advices from Dr. "Ttfclsenffr at noon that h« woold hfcad for Beranda, concluded that this report^ change of plans was prompted by the hope thst the commander of the Riant nlr !Jn*r misfit be able to reacli American weather station* from The Asorei and that he could then determine what course he woukl follow from that point. The last definite report of the position of the airship was received from the steamship Euclid •srest of the Island of Madeira. This said that the dirigible was flying west- north west on a coarse that would carry her midway between a direct line to the Aiorca &nd to Bermuda. WEST OF MADEIRA. Steamship Euclid (West of Madeira), Oct. 12.—(By Wireless to The Associated Press)—The Graf Zeppelin passed over this steamship at 3:30 p. m.. <10:30 a. m. E. B. Tf) in latitude 32.38 north and longitude 17.30 west. She was steering west-northwest and making good speed as she went by. Weather fine. Wind light from the west-south good. •west. Visibility The above dispatch from the Euclid placed the Graf Zeppelin about sixty mUes west of the Island of -Madeira and apparently bearing a little north of a course which would carry her directly toward Bermuda. PASSES MADEIRA. Horta, Island of Fayal, Azores, Oct. IX—(A4P.)—The araf Zeppelin •was reported to have passed over tb* island of Madeira, at 8:66 a, m. eastern standard time, (Madeira is about 140 miles southeast of the Azores). Advices from Funchal on the island of Madeira stated that the baromter was steadily rising* that there was & slight breeze and that visibility was good. PASSENGERS AIR SICK. London, Oct. 12. — (AJP.) — A Reuter's dispatch from Ponta Del- ^ada in ^The Azores stated that the Graf Zeppelin passed over the "island of Madeira about 8:20 a. m. eastern standard time. . The airship was expected to pass The Azores late today. The passengers aboard the huge air liner were stated to be exceedingly air sick. ..-_ - .. ./. The dispatch indicated that the Graf Zeppelin was on her way to The Azores making a speed of 81 miles an hour. (Previous advices from Priedrich- shafen stated that Dr. Eckener planned to reach the American coast by way of Bermuda. If he should fly over The Azores, however, this would carry him back to the regular southern route more than a thousand miles north of Bermuda) airship apparently headed for the Madeira Islands with ft wat*r Jump of acme 3700 mile* ahead of her before th« American cotut was reached, Two hours nfter the airship Gibraltar the captain of the British tanker Oymerlc, who was then about 50 miles out in the Atlantic ofT the coast of Spanish Morocco, sighted the airship well to the south. Graf Zeppelin was going in ft westerly direction which would take her over the Madeira Island*. Favorable weather lay ahead of the dirigible with a light wind from the north. After the airship passed over Tarragona, Spain, at 3:15 p. m. eastern standard time, yesterday and continued along the Mediterranean coast three hours and 25 minutes went by until she was heard from again. Then advices came that she had passed Castelion De La Plana. 110 miles from Tarragona, and 400 miles from Gibraltar, at 6:40 p. m. Btteked Headwinds. Indications were that the ship was bucking strong headwinds in making for the Atlantic at Gibraltar. Expectations at the ship's destination. tho United States Naval Air Station at Lakehurst, N. J., are that slid will arrive Sunday noon. Pour years ago today another air giant, the Los Angeles, left Fried - richsnafen. Germany, and was off the southeast coast of Nova Scotia at midnight on October U, 1924, but, as a more southerly route was mapped out for the Graf Zeppelin, it was thought that her first landfall might b« either the Massachusetts islands of Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard, or the Long Island shore sometime Sunday. Passengers today bad their first experience at breakfasting in the r^-unleaa thsy were .too Airsick to eat. The menu*** coffee, te*. bread. - Saw The twenty persona 'lucky enough to obtain puatga on the airliner. some of them at a fare of $3,000, viewed from tho air the- lights of cities en the 'Spanish Mediterranean course as the airship passed over them during the early hours' of the night at a speed of about 50 miles an hour. The slept In the ten cabins which line the gangway of "the ship, fiye on each side. Each cabin was equipped with two berths, the upper one being a hammock. Aboard the largest dirigible are 60 persons in all, the greatest number ever to cros sths Atlantic by air. ________________________ ....... ______ ...... Among the Graf Zeppelin's passengers is .Lady DrummoadS Hay, English writer, who hopes to be the first woman to make the east to west crossing of the Atlantic by air. There are also three Americans aboard Lieutenant Commander C. a Rosendahl, U, 8, N.; Robert Reiner? of Weehawken, K. J., and Frederick Gilflllan, who resides in Switeer- TUBNS FAR SOUTHWARD. Prtedrichshaleo. Ger.. Oct. 13. — <AJ*.}~-Dodging far to ths south to void strong-headwinds, thft gl&ut York, PWUdelphla and along the \ dirigible Graf Zeppelin today was - headed south of The Asore*, planning to reach the United States by way of Bermuda. Advised after leaving Gibraltar en route to The Aaorea that the headwinds w#uld make a flight over those islands inadvisable If not impossible. Dr. Hugo Ectener, the di- --cotammnder, deeded- to his course and head for the Island of Madeira off the northwest African coast and thence to fly for tt» United Estates by way of Ber- munda. News of Of, "gefcener's decision was received by the Zeppelia works at noon today. It was btiknraa by ternoon the dirigUto __ ficlentiy south to profit Isyl&e _ era winds and that «h« would be able to communicate Seuth • • Am«ric«ti ships on pelln company's radio etatkm was out of coramiuiieatiou with t{a* dirigible this afternoon, ..... It- W«s stated that becsu«e of fe«4 there as uo for the present of getting 'tpto «irtiS«st touch with ifte airship, Hep dketed that the storm sure* down to The Asores and that, ' ship would pass to ths south " WEIJL «K ITS York, October 12.—{A.P.) hupt tramstkntic liner Graf was over tije Atlaunc to- well 00 bar way to the United Mm tovWig fought hcad- which delayed her tha Mediten-ttiieiU'. coasr. of ' land. New Plan BecepUons. York City today eagerly awaited the arrival of the Graf Zeppelin and meanwhile planned elaborate receptions for her. crew and passenger*. Hugh Allen, an official of the Goodyear Zeppelin Company of Akron, Ohio, who la personal representative here for Dr. Hugo Eckener, builder and eonmumder of the dirigible, said If the «&4p arrived tomorrow Bight she would cruise over New coast during tfce night If. however, she doftB not arrive until after daybreak Sunday she will probably circle the city and then go directly to Lakehurat, he e&id. Five military planes from Mltchel Field, Icng Island, wad many commercial ships be*rt«g photographers are to act M an escort for the dirigible, along with the two navy blimps from Lakehurst, li* emld. MAY USE THE HANGAB, Lakehurst, N. J., Oct. 12.— <AJ».) Officers and enlisted men of the Uftval air station today settled down to a period of wgtchful waiting for the Graf Zeppelin. If the wind is favorable and not too strong the big Zeppelin will be run into the hangar with the Los Augeles, and the two navy blimps J«3 and J-4, If the wind is un- aoast at the far side of the field. Oae hundred and eighty addition- ftl men. -fto» the Brooklya navy yard have been ordered tore to as- 270 o»eu of the regular laud- ta*«sw. Ttoa extra aiea are needed of the fiiae of the Zeppelin 100 f«#t longer than the Aagetea. <tf 68 Bprtnes stationed fay 12 this her bjjuit «Jver tiose to pickecl up «t s** fey t-he s(*»sm?>r , rplaysd by radio to ih« na.b?? xtfttlon ftt Porflshswd. EriBland. and cabled to the United State* nnd wired to Washington, Th* wwlhtr barpkii's irsneral weather siJtmnary as given the United Press followB: Wind* smith of the Awires, low clouds movlnE fa-st from toe southwest, with indications for the southerly winds to shift to southwest, and later to west and northwest, jrivins the ship a cross wind and head wind. The weather bureau Indicated that tJiesa conditions while not very fa\*orab!<» -vere not con* sidcrcd dangerous. Itinerary of Boston Trip Calls For Few Stops On 36 Horn Absence • By James L. West (Associated Press Staff Writer) Washington, Oct. 12.—(A.P.)~~ Herbert Hoover is driving himself harder this week than he has at any time In the campaign &.<> he hat been faced with the task of preparing two speeches in even less time than he usually has devoted to the writing of a single one. These addresses are to b$ delivered on the next two Mondays and that to be made in the arena at Boston on October 15 had to be In the hands of the printer today to be available to the press by next Sunday. While the republican presidential candidate will have four days next week In xshteh to put the finishing touches on the New York address of October 22 he must get the rough draft out of the'way before going to Boston as some of his time next week must be given over to political conferences, and -direction of the campaign. Itinerary Completed. The Itinerary of the Boston trip finally haa.been,gorapteted In detail and calls lor an absence from Washington ol slightly less than M hours. This -in accomplished by two hurried overnight trips and by limiting pubt)c appearances to a small number of cities. Going direct from Washington to New Haven, Conn., the Hoover special train will be transferred to another railroad for the run to Springfield, where a brie.J stop and rear platform appearance will be made. Then the upecial will proceed east across the greater portion of the state/going to Worcester and then to Newtonville, where the party will detrain to visit the suburbs of Boston and drive by motor into the city. After the speaking at the arena there will be a hurried getaway, the train leaving for Washington at 10 p. m.. making the return trip through Providence, Hartford, New Haven and New York. Except for Providence all of these points will be passed late at night and early the morning so that there will be no opportunity for ths candidate to make platform appearance*. "Dixie" And "Sidewalks Of New York" Blend Nicely Together, He States By Paul R. Mnllon. (United Press Staff Chattanooga, Tenn, Oct. 13 <U.P.>— Governor Alfred E, 8mi$l opened his campaign of the here today with an attack upon "evasiveness" of his prcsidcntiftl poncnt Herbert Hoover. "Political campaigns in yews have been in the nature of but I don't hear anything from W opponent." Oov. Smith said. "He only speaks every two weeks," Smith continued. "Even that wouldn't be so bad but you cant find anything !n his speeches to argue with him about when he does speak." Governor Smith's speech w»8 heard by several thousand persons, who gathered in the auditorium. Smith delivered a brief address, thanking southern democracy for tU reception. "J don't know what kind of a time Joe Robinson is having but I'm having the time of_ray- lile," Smith said. "I wouldn't miss It for anything in the world." The .speech was the climax Of ft two-hour reception here which Included a parade through, the main streets. After the address Smith relumed to his special train and set out for N»,shville where he Is expected to deliver a longer speech tonight. NOISY GREETINGS. By D. Harold Oliver (Associated Press Staff Writer) Governor Smith's Train En Route to Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 12.—(AJP.) — Cheered by the enthusiasm of thousands of Virginians and North Carollnans who greeted him with noisy demonstrations ea his train cut through those normally democratic strongholds yesterday and 3ast night, Governor Smith came fsto the border state or Tennessee taflay for 4not&er round ot receptions atW, flying tear-platform fcampaSgnttjg. Before heading for Louisville, Ky where tomorrow night he will de liver the first formal address of his second campaign tour, the democratic presidential nominee faced a big reception In Chattanooga before noon and another la to today in Nashville, Between these two cities, the governor's special train was routed Into northern Alabama for a brief stop or two. Touched by the warmth of hi* receptions yesterday In Virginia and North Carolina, the nominee heeded demands for-an informal speech In both Richmond and Raleigh, the (Continued on page ten) Gasoline Companies Win An Important Point In The Sangamon Court Springfield, 111., Oct, 12.—(AJP.)-. A decision which,'in effect, bars the in the money collected by the state under the unconstitutional gasoline tax was handed down in circuit court today by Judge Charles Brig- gte. The decision was in one of the test cases under which gasoline companies are seeking & refund of the money they paid to the state. The gasoline firms had claimed that since they paid the money to the state the money should be returned to them. The state, in a cross bill contended that the oil oojnpaiQleii did not^ to re&l^y, pay the tax out of their own pockets, but merely collected from the motorUt and p&ssed it ua to th« state. To tids plea, the ga* companies set up a demurrer, which Judge Brlggie itAiued today, Tims ruling, it was pointed out, will shorten litigation in the buits a# ttia court would have had to go through almost end- ramiiicaUom to order to the .»be based oo similar e^ses <fedcted In the federal and U. B. supreme court, most of which were railroad suit*, in which the courts held that ioeh litigation is limited to the firms toad th« gov- The nfeit glep in the fas tex tiou probably will be a, ol iiUuiiseyi to 4eUd«: upon test covc-nug a,l ol Truck And Trailer And Sedan Plunged 35 Feet To Eailroad Tracks Jacksonville, HI, Oct 12— (U.P.) — Wrecking crews today completed the clearing away of the debris of aa overhead railroad bridge which collapsed late yesterday afternoon under the weight of a heavily loaded truck and trailer, and a sedan. The two machines, bearing threq persons, plunged 35 feet to the railroad tracks below. All three were injured. Julius Stevens, 39, m. Louis, Mo., the truck driver, who sustained severe bnupes. remained in a hospital h*re, 'Two JaetaonviUa reeidente, who were riding to the sedan, were receiving treatment at their homes The accident occurred when the through the middle of the bridge, located east of here on the Springfield-Jacksonville hard road. The WORLD WAR VETS END CONVENTION SO VISIT MEXICO Tf*.. Or'- 12—'A.P/> n* of t)i" Work! war moved in s pl»fi5'.tr» % -. w> ek- InvB.Mon of the American Legion convention found hundreds of th* delrsnatfR «n rest* to the border for a wffk- Of entertainment, .rsions Into Mfxlro and bull at, Ff:yprBl b<low-the-border POintfe were schidulpd activities. On* 1 s®ftffrTfent of tne veterans will py«h to Mrxloo City for a visit in the 'tal city. .y special and regular trains •d the remnlnder of the tho'.i- nf visitors to their homes «o- MmSm liiflJy ! SAVANNAH MAN NEW PEES!DENT OF SPANISH VETS PBU) V. McNutt, 37-ycnr-old (Scan of the school of law Rt the Unlvers- jsr., O(>. I?- !'; P 1. -Wlllinni \ Bathers Prepare To Flee As Freezing Weather Is Due Tomorrow Chlcsjro. Oct. 13.—CA.P.)—Tlif pood old summer tlmr. B calendar tninnt dnllvlnR ovrr Into mkl-Octo- brr, prrkrd nn apprehensive ^nr today to rold whtspfis frotu'lhf Atft^- fcnn wast'-". After. trraUnr: Chtcngo to the hot- «« OLD Til TUFF AHtE TO LIVEN THE CAMPAIGN Hartford, vU**> rom- tcst Octolwr 11 In 58 yenrp—the mcv- . Sty or Indiana, will direct tho tics- cury reached R7.2 during the day— tlnirs of the Legion during 1929.1 summer temperatures today were Succeeding Edward E. Spafford of: confronted with warnings of fur and i Kew York, retiring commander.The! topcoat \veafher by nightfall. Ai youthful dean, who rosa to the rank'cold wave Is moving down upon the! of lieutenant colonel In the field nr-1 midwest from Alaska, the govern-] ttllery during me World war, was ment office Raid, threatening to' elected on the third ballot yesterday] drive temperatures as low ns the after two of his chief opponents had! freralng point by tomorrow. withdrawn in his favor. The convention was one of the most peaceful the organization has ever known and very lew controversial iwuefl were uncovered. AS GREAT OF &ooney Employed Pedigo to Work For Thompson For Supreme Court Mt Carmel. 111., Oct. 12.—(UP.)— Hammering away at the administration of Floyd E. Thompson, democratic candidate for governor, as Rock Island county state's attorney, Charles W. Hadley, of Wheaton, as- general, was on rec- foday a»" asserting that Hock id coSgftlUoriB while. Thompson Mild office there "grew worse from year to year until law and order practically had broken down." Hadley was the principal speaker at a republican mass meeting here tost night. 'During the' nock laluncl vice .investigating he was a special attorney general. The Rock Island scandal has become the headline topic of the battalion of republican speakers stump- Ing the state for Louis L. Emmerson, republican candidate for governor. Hadley covered here the same ground as had State Senator James J. Barbour and Thomas Marshall, of Chicago, indictment expert, in previous speeches. Few Prosecutions "A search of the Rock Island county court records during the Thompson administration will show few real prosecutions of notorious offenders," Hadley said. "Nothing developed in the investigation to show that Thompson attempted to suppress the notorious Rock Island News or to prosecute Looney, its publisher and owner. What the Investigation did show was that the chief of police was Thomp- con's chief investigator; that, they were close personal friends as well w political friends; that Cox's picture adorned the wall of the den in Thompson's home; that Cox was very active in the candidacy of Thompson for Justice of the supreme court, as was Looney. The records also disclose that the first time Looney ever met Pedigo, the keeper cjf a notorious resort, was when caihe~"to~eoifpI6y PedlglF to work for Thompson on election day. F$di£O was indicted with Looney, Cost and others, with Cox convicted o* conspiracy, and by the supreme court granted a new trial at the tame time as Cox." . Dinting a picture of Rock Island " .tions after the cleanup in 1933,! tuilev declared that "such con.di- Balhrrs Were Ont The Chicago beaches bloomed with bnthcrs under yesterday's summer sun. even aa the October hot spell wan being broken in Nebraska and parts of the northwest by anRry rain storms and precipitate drops in temperature. Hot weather has prevailed during the past few days over territory nr, far west as Nebraska and east to Pennsylvania. Cleveland. O.. had Itn hottest October 11 with a temperature of 80 degrees, only six degrees under the high mnrk for the entire year, while it was 90 degrees at Sandusky, O. EIGHT INCHES OF SNOW Denver, Oct. 12.-—(A.P.J—A wintry storm which swept into the Rocky Mountain region from Canadian prairies moved eastward today, bringing promise of lower temperatures and rain or snow throughout the Missouri valley, where balmy Indian summer weather with an occasional hot summer day, has prevailed for weeks. Snow, which fell in nearly every western state and which reached & depth of eight Inches in places yesterday, had 'turned to rain as the storm swept 1 down across the nigh plains of western Kansas and Nebraska last night. A six-week drought, which had affected growth of winter wheat on the Kansas plateaus, was broken by the rain. Freezing temperatures wj t h snow was in prospect today. Mercury Down lo 28 The snow and cold first hit Montana Wednesday, and spread out fanshape throughout the Rocky Mountain region. The mercury fell to 28 degrees at Helena yesterday, and snow fell all day at Great Falls, near the Canadian border. Snow was general In Wyoming and the higher Colorado Rockies. A mercury drop was recorded In the populated sections of Colorado, and rain which fell in Denver t.\d other towns last night was expected to turn to snow today and spread Into northern New Mexico. Eight finches of snow fell In Logan, Utah, and wire communication was impaired. Apple orchards in the state, where the harvest had begun, were damaged, but the moisture was beneficial to the beet crop. o;tfi H. Roth of K'. mill, Minn lerterl wntor vie--* f in-rhirf; Frank fihra <-,,' Conn , was fleeted junior rnander-in-chlef and Rr-v. ArUvir O. Sykf? of Rochesfer. N. Y . was elrrt- ff! rhfipJaln-in-cWef. Th<\v were n!*o elected without opposition. Thf president of the f'uban or- ganisation of veterans of the wnr for independence present**! the Ameri- rn.n organization with a Cuban flss. A resolution of thAnk.s wn.n adopted by fhn meeting. Among; the resolutions adopted \vijs one flf.klng for Increased pensions for veteran* of IflflS and 1902, and another thanking President MnchRcIo and the Cuban people for the hospitality extended convention visitor. 1 ;. It was announced that 1.474 delegates have boon registered so far, with an Rtttendance of 9,000 veterans. of the presidential DENVER WAS CHOSEN. Havana, Oct. 12—(A.P.)—Denver, Colorado, was unanimously selected for the 1929 convention of Spanish American war veterans. ONLY ISSUE Hoover Well Qualified To Carry On Constructive Policies, He Says are not crested in a year or but it takes years." . truck landed on the railroad tracks with the engine reared in the air,. and for that reason it was believed Stevens escaped with his life. The] sedan which w*s following the truck! could not stop to Ume and fell j **« opeata. Railroad: SUBMARINE WAS BENT TO BOTTOM IN A COLLISION wrecking' crews worked all night etearins away the wreckage. Meanwhile, motorists were re-routed over other roads enteriaa the dty. The structure was erected 30 year* ago, but JPeceatly toion repair work had pre- it 0. g, CBimOH IS BEAD BochMfer. KL Y,. Oct. 12,— <AJP.i Mr*. Augusta K. Stetseo, at em 34 kwter in the Christi&i* 20 week*. Mm Ststeon has isaen with tutst j»jstjew. Major Harokt W, s«, at fe« Hotel 8«t|r»mor« Ujcc bar j»tuf«i £ro« -bis eot- t*«e in Canada in Atiymt. Ma>sr on sud tas mother, Mrs. 1, W. Stunpioa, & «iWer of Mrs. Stet- survive, iteparts iwveml w»s«ks that Mrs. ttistaMs was UI M !>Sitar Paria, Oct 12—(AJP.)—The French ubaiarlnit; Ondine, overdue for the past three days, was sunk by a Greek TO HEAL BY Prayer For Sacramental Healing la Adopted By EpiseopalOhurch Washington, Oct. 12—(U,P.)—The Episcopal church general convention swung into its third day session today with only a few score of the hundreds of proposed prayer book! changes disposed of. Thf business of the convention liaa been arranged to permit nothing to interfere with rapid consideration of prayer book revision but it is believed at least a week will to required to pass on all proposed changes. At yesterday's session, the house of bishops disapproved a suggested new ring prayer for use in wedding ceremonies by an overwhelming vote. It approved a prayer for use in snip off Oporto during the night oft sitcriuneou i healing and tor the the third of October. She had aboard jj rb t time such a service will be officially recognized in the church •|>tay«*- book. - The jvf£y« is as ,K4lows: ."I andnl the* with pij (by my h&nd upon thee) in the name of the Father, and of the Son. and of tho Holy Ghost, beseeching the or our Lord Je^us Chmt that Officers and forty men. 'Hr*.OB<iiBe r -wbJ<h. was 600 tons, left Uherbouig on an endurance triii! run Oct. 1. She *as l»f.t heard freaa im Oct. 3 by u Spanish wireit&s station, tier position was then given «i off Cape FmUtere. Tfe8 Oaduie was due at Biwrta, th« Seaport of Tunis, on Get. 9. Wfasa she did not arrive the French aa¥*i authorities began u search for 1 .Itee hupe that she might have With"coma accident which made for her to give lie* 1 po- ministry of marine in- Associated Press that a c»rgo boat which recently rdauQ reported hsv- Wt&k the been t&Ubii&hed »t Columbia, for tins of aa e&setic« derived he* rings to b* WaShlnKton, • Oct. 12.—(A.P.)— Hailing Herbert Hoover as a farseeing and desourccful executive, Andrew W. Mellon told a radio audience lost night that the republican presidential candidate la well qualified to carry on the "constructive" policies of the present Rd> mirdBtrfttion. Delivering into the mieroptftBl at station WRC here the second political speech of his life, the veteran treasury secretary said that in the final analysis there Is only one issue in this campaign—"whether the leadership offered by the republican or by the democratic party is better qualified to assume the burden of carrying on the government and of solving the problems which will arise In the next four years. "The democratic ciuidldats has told you what he professes to do," Mellon sold. "The republican candidate, Mr. Hoover, Is in the fortunate position of being able to tell you not only what he will do but what he and the administration, of which he has been an important part, have already done. He offers you an unparalleled record of constructive achievement; and, on that record, he and the republican party ask for your continued confidence an4 support. > Cite* The Record. "What has that record been? In the first place. 4t has been a complete fulfillment of the promise which the republican party made that the government should be administered economically and In accord with accepted business principles, and that the affairs of the country should be put on a sound basis, BO that confidence might return and the march of progress might be resumed after the long interval of the war. "That the adrnlnlstratloii has Sde^gbod 'lU"pfoinis¥""ii best attested by the fact that today the finances both of the government and of the country are in a aound condition. Under the present administration taxes have been materially lowered on four occasions. Expenditures have been cut. The public • debt has been reduced so that it is j no longer % hfavy burden - «a—t«e| tax payers. The nation has been given the benefit of a protective tariff; and during the entire period the country has moved steadily forward, getting further and further away from the unsettled conditions which prevailed in 1921. when the present republican sdmlitration took office. "At tiiat time the whole e. oftotmc i structure seemed m need < f read- I justrnent, Now. alter n<-aii-. right' Republicans Want Smith To Tell Exactly Where He Stands On Issue By Carl D Groat Press BtfofT Correspondent.) n. Oct.. c!o"-!ng wf<*M campaign ftpjwar destined to a genuine old-time tariff buttle. j "Protective tariff'* versus "competitive tariff' is the battle lineup, the republicans supporting th<! former, and the democrats the latter. Impartial observers have viewed tariff planks of the 192S platforms as closely approrobing each other. The democrats lor the first Urns havr thrown Info the discard their earlier theory of tariff-for-revenue- only nnd the republicans have hammered upon the protective tariff as the surest means of safeguarding tho workers nnd the farmer against foreign competition. In June, it looked to many ta though the two parties were too cio«> together for much of a row on this issue. Suddenly To Fore. But events of the past few days have brought the tariff suddenly to the fore for both parties. Chairman Raskob of the democratic national committee issued a challenge to the republicans to show that the democratic candidate favored the Underwood (democratic > tariff. Senator Curtis, republican vieo presidential nominee, accepting thq challenge, asserted^ SmitJx'u position* could mean nothing else. ' , Chairman Work of the republican; national committee Joined tho chorus and advised Raskob the latter woudl be gladly welcomed back: after the campaign Into ttw republican fold'-hc used to be listed aa a O. O. P. member—but meantime! suggested the democrats »s oM time „ 'tariff protectiTeiy U" »»,^ , Democrats retorted they were noi supporting the Underwood tariff. , Adding fuel to the battle. Chair^ man Smoot of this senate flnancn committee, issued aTletter'"question- ing the democratic tariff thesis and warning that the Underwood tariff had placed numerous farm articles on the free list. Ogden Mills, assistant secretary of treasury, declared Smith was on tha defensive In the tariff controversy. These incidents served to convince political authorities here that the tariff, long a matter without special public appeal ta campaigns, was to be effered up as a mighty Issue In the last weeks of the presi-* dential battle. Herebrt Hoover brushed up the issue at Elizabethton, Tenn., last Saturday and will have more to say of it at Boston 'Monday. Under present plans. Smith, too, expects to get actively into the problem. Low Form Of Politics He Tells Hasbrough Afte*- Attack On Hoover all thy pain and sickness of body being put to flight, the blessing of health may be rc-otored to ihec, It was explained that this is Tor "use "'wBeh any wcii r ~ person •hull in humble faith desire the ministry of healing through anciiit- iag or laying on of hands." A .pou&olidated baptismal cere- It "t;«iici;ived feid born m &lu 4 Pffeyei tOi tUe Uviilic Uie talc uf M darkness. lew U»o»e vui U* far thp»« ui for (Continued on p&ge COAST OUAROuCVTTKR IN DISTRESS TOD AY j 8a.n Fraucl&ro, Oct. 12—'A P.- Coast gu&rd officers sruiouiKt.i he today that their vessels in uoahVu; California waters had teen i^ked to* go to the aid of the coast guuni cut- ! ter-Smith, which was reported mi distress 30 uiilei off Point Amu,! Calif., about 100 miles run-t.U.!itiitw,l 'TtwnSMl't'hr'whlch had U-en us,edi for harbor d*Uil here but which hud j bttti sssiKaed to patrol duty. w,wj said to have encountered hi$h urjs: off the northern California coast, Whether «&»• was i« great danger nut known here. Tlu? Suuth, a 'c&sel, e*Lfried s «•«* of 13 Ult'M Tiis coast guifd cutter Caiwku* «tt«aips*d to put out Jrviti w gy to th«! Siuith's asd but Washington. Oct. 12 — (UP.) — Rebuked by John J. fl&skob. demo* cratic national chairman, for hia cJiarge that Herbert Hoover was connected with Latin-American oil amcessioiis. foruu-r Senator Henry V, Hasbrough, refused u^varUaekyg^ t<r budge from"lu» posiyon today. Hasbrough sent a telegr&m to thfl United Press, reiterating hia charge and adding that he regretted whag he termed Raskob'a "nasty attack. 1 * •The statements and cliarges I made are true," Ha^orough contin» ueti. "The evidence sustains me. '•I regret especially Mr. Raskob'jl comparing my charges against Mr, Homer to the vicious personal ut» tacks made on Gov. Smith. Certatu- ly it is 110 dbt'nue to Ivave privata interests in foieign lands. What I did was to cail-a'. r .«mtlou to the fact that such hitort'jts mi such a •jvai* artr-unrirsfrubi" v; uig to the pu-iUifiKv.' Itasbrougii i ; . lu- t ^i v iudtrpeiidtut League. KASKUB KEFLltS. New Yark, Oct. u-a'.P.j—Chair* tiiiui Johu J. Hjakob oi the dctft* utiahi- tiatioual cotiuiiUto\ htui Uia» ciiiU'.u-u rt'siioiiJibiluy for til* Mlu-> _j|eutw-l_b..aadr£si .iil.-iULfaty.-43.--lfa**'- tij-ough, furtutr republican laiknig Hcrberi Hoover with Latin* itteui;-: {•> vtlufy a th« hi^'t oi!lo«s "Any date u> of is & luff font The

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