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ON TRAINS DELIVERED AND HOTELS Copy 59 Per THE MONTGOMERY- WHERE EVERY Per Week ESTABLISHED 1903 THE TIMES GETS IT FIRST -BUT FIRST GETS IT RIGHT. TIMES BUILDING ONLY MONTGOMERY-OWNED NEWSPAPER. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1924 VOLUME FORTY-THREE-NO. 28 WILL RESTORE NORMAL LIVING TO FARMERS HIGH ODDS ON COOLIDGE CUTS BETTING SEVEN TO ONE OFFERED OVER OTHER HIGHEST Seven To Five Being Offered That Coolidge Gets More Popular Votes Than Davis and LaFollette Combined WASHINGTON. D.

Oct. 29 -(Special) -Wall street reported today the lightest pre-election week of betting in the history of presidential campaigns, attributing the prohibitive odds with Coolidge quoted seven to one over Davis and La Follette. A number of wagers are placed that Coolidge will recelve 300 electoral votes at even; one to two that he gets 825 and one to three that he gets 350. One wager at even odds that Coolidge will carry West Vir. ginia.

Senator La Follette is quoted Rat one to twelve down from one to sixteen. Commissioners are offering seven to five that Coolldge gets more popular votes than Davis and La Follette combined. TICKET GAINS MOMENTUMIN EAST AS IN WEST ABOARD LAPOLLETTE SPECIAL, En route to Schnectady, Oct. 29-(Special) -Swinging through New York state for the last time, Senator La Follette today predicted that the progressives would poll as heavy a. vote in the east and west, where he declared the ticket hag gained a strong momentum.

The latest advices convinced the senator that the progressive movement is unsectional. In Brooklyn his speech last nigut La Follette charged that Morgan which rules through gold, and Standard Oil, which rules through oil, controls the world today. He speaks at Boston tonight, Pittsburgh Friday, and closes his campaign at Cleveland Saturday night. SHOOTING DOVES AFTER SUNSET ILLEGAL. A report sent in to Commissioner of Game and Fisheries I.

T. Quinn Wednesday morning carried the trial of George Luessen and Walter Foster both convicted and fined for the same offense. The report was sent in from Baldwin county and stated that the offenders were caught shooting doves after sunset. Two convictions were also reported from Montgomery county, James and Cliff Nortou. The two violators were fined for seining.

BAYGOOD PATERSON ON CLEAN ATHLETICS Haygood Paterson, a prominent local business man, and a star footbail player on the 'Auburn football teams several years ago made a short talk at a meeting of the Hi-Y Club of Lanier high school Tuesday evening in th banquet room of the Y. M. C. A. His subjest was Athletics." Perry King, one of the Sidney Lanier, cheer leaders, also made a short talk.

His subject was Trained Mind. REV. FRANK BRANDON: ATTEST NG CONFERENCE The Re W. Brandon. superintet.

the Met Memorial here, tending tire meeting of the North Alabama Methodist conference at Talladega. He will returu to Montgomery Monday, HANDSOME YOUNG ENGLISH ACTOR'S FILM FAVORITE Ronald Colman, handsome young English actor who plays opposite Lillian Gish in "The White Sister" and "Romola," is to head all star cast for "'The Worldlings," adapted from Leonard Merrick's novel, "A Thief of Paradise." FIRST EXHIBIT TO FAIR COMES FROM BALDVIN The first state wide agricultural exhibit for the State Fair of Alabama arrived Tuesday atternoon and sent from Baldwin county. The exhibit was arranged and prepared by Elmer Kuhn and C. M. Lyrene, of Silver Hill, Alalama and is a splendid type of exhibit displaying crops which can be grown in Baldwin, county and the produce possible from the cultivation of certain species.

The exhibit has been placed in the main exposition building and all the preliminary arrangements for its display during the fair completed. The main exposition building, which is very commodious will feature the agricultural, and educational phases of exhtbits made during the fair. Other exhibits from the various communities and counties of the state are expected arrive rapidly during the next three days, SO that all plans and arrangements can be fully completed before the openig day on November 3rd. PERMANENT PAROLES GRANTED BY GOVERNOR. Fayette Bradley was granted a permanent parole by the governor Wednesday morning, on recommendation of the board of pardons.

Bradley was convicted in Cherokee county for distilling and given a sentence of one yead. Permanent parole was also granted James Cochran, continnous during good behavior. Cochran was sent up from Colbert county on a charge of burglary. WEATHER FORECAST. For Montgomery and VicinityPartly cloudy tonight and Thursday.

Slightly warmer tonight with lowest temperature 50 to 54 degrees. For Alabama--Fair tonight and Thursday; warmer in south portion tonight. River Forecast- -The upper Coosa will not change much tonight and Thursday. The lower Coosa and the upper Alabama rivers, will not change much, with probably irregular Muctua- tions: RainHigh fall Montgomery. 76 .00 Birmingham.

U0 Mobile. 62 .00 P. H. SMYTH. 5TH AXEMAN GETS DEATH PENALTY BIRMINGHAM.

Oct. (Special) -Frank Owens, negro axeman, was today sentenced to hang, making the fifth member of a gang of axe murderers, held responsible for murders here, DOW awalting the death penalty. ACTORS VISIT PAID FOR BY REPUBS, STATED WASHINGTON, D. Oct. 29 -(Special) --A visit of a group of actors, such as called on the president at the white house, was offered to the La Follette campaign committee for $60,000, Gilson Gardner, a Washington newspaper correspondent, told the senate committee today.

The statement followed a disclosure to the committee by Rhineland Waldo, former police commissioner of York, president of the Coolidge Dawes non-partisan league, that the actors' viist was paid for by republican campaign funds. Waldo said only their expenses were paid. Gen. Halderman's Funeral Attended By Comrades And Full Military Honors LOUISVILLE, Oct. 29- (Special) -Lowered flags and military mourning will mark the burial of Gen.

W. B. Haldeman, 78, commander in chief of the United Confederate Veterans. Gen. Haldeman died suddenly from a heart attack while watching the races at Churchill Downs Monday.

Funeral services for the distinguished soldier-journalist will be held at the First Presbyterian church, of which Gen, Haldeman a trustee, at 3 o'clock In the afternoon. Dr. R. T. Gillespie officiating.

Former comrades in gray and members of the 138th field artillery, which he commanded when it was known as the First Kentucky regiment, form the military escort. Full military honors will be paid at the cemetery, where Gen. Haldeman will be buried his uniform a8 commander of the Confederate veterans, and in the shadowy- salute of many of his former comrades in arms who have marched before him Into the shadowy valley. Republican Donations Run Up High In State Donations trot. various sources throughout the state, amounting to $10,075.10, were filed with Secretary of State S.

H. Blan Tuesday morning for penses of the republican party in this state. The amount filed was certified by F. Lathrop, treasurer of the republican committee in the state and it was stated that the expense account of the committee 80 far amounts to a total of 321.93, $7984.43 of the amount having been given to the national republican committee. COTTON LOCAL QUOTATIONS, by Cotton Exchange! Yesterday Today Good middling 23.38 23.38 Strict middling 13.13 23.13 Middling 22.78 St.

low middling 21.76 Low. middling 20.50 2060 Sales, bales 220 100 GOOD FOR DAD ST. CLARE. NOW SAYS DAUGHTER ADMITS NOT JOHN W. DAVIS REAL WAR HERO NEW YORK, N.

Oct. 29- (Special) looks pretty good for father," said Mrs. William Adams. the only daughter of John W. Davis, this afternoon, summing up the chances for victory next She has conducted a special campaign to secure young women voters for her father.

She declared that nearly all she met declared they were going to vote the democratic ticket. North Alabama Conference M. E. Church, South, Is Meeting In Talladega TALLADEGA Oct. 29-(Special) -The advance guard of the North Alabama conference took possession of Talladega yesterdaly.

Under the leadership of the pastor of the First Methodist church, Rev. Clare Purcell, and the chairman of the entertainment committee, Judge M. N. Manning, everything was In readiness. Talladega has prepared to live up to her reputation for hospi.

tality and everything possible has been arranged to give each preacher and delegate a warm. welcome. At 9 o'clock on Wednesday morning Bishop Candler, the senior bishop of the church, called the conference to order. The first hour was spent in devotionals, after which there wan the roll call and organizaiton. It is expected there will be nearly 500 ministers and lay leaders in attendance.

is The North the largest in southern Methodism. It represents a membership of over 120,000. lts property in churches, parsonsges and educational institutions is valued at over and its annual budget is upwards of a million and a lalf. Mrs. Sanguinetti Is Seriously Ill The friends of Mrs.

Paul Sanguinett! will regret to know that she is critically ill at her home on Ripley street. Mrs. Sanguinetti WAS taken suddenly 111 Monday evening with pneumonia, other complications developing, her condition 8001 became grave. HAMBONE'S MEDITATION. By J.

P. Alley I WUSH DAT OLE DINNUAHAWN WOULD HURRY UP EN BLOW -I'SE GITTIN' A SORTER SWIMMIN' IN MAH STUMMICK! VPN (Copyright, 1824, by The Beil Syndicate, CONTINUE OLD REPUB POLICY WASHINGTON, D. Oct. 29 -(Special)-If elected president he will continue the policies which have brought peace and prosperity to the nation, President Coolidge told a group of 45 advertising men who had breakfast at the white house this morning. TO CARRY GAME LAW IS STRICT Hunters wishing to transport their game bags, full of game, over rail, must accompany the bags in person, 88 is stated in Sections 18 and 19 of the acts of the legisalture of 1923, relating to the state department of game and fisheries.

Attention was called to Bectiona of the game laws enacted in the recent legislature, Wednesday morning, the Central of Georgia Railway asked information at the offlee ot Commissioner of Game and Fisherleg I. T. Quinn, The laws thus put in force by the legislature require that all game be transported openly and carried by the person who killed it. It requires that the railroad, before accepting the party carrying game, first ascertain whether the person with the gaine has a license, covering shipment at the time of the year in which the shipment is made, Another requisite of the law 18 that the game cannot be carried in a package or box, and must be entirely in the open, The plan of the company making the inquiry is to have a number the of circulars printed, bearing sections and 19 legislative acts relating to the fish and game laws for distribution among the agents of the company and other Interested parties. Convicts At Mobile Farms Are Well Cared For And Well Fed MOBILE, Oct.

28-- -Convicts at the county farms at Irvington made no complaint of food and treatment when Inspection wag made at the inI stitution several days ago by an attache of the state prison department, according to an official report received at the board ot revenue yesterday from Dr. Glenn Andrews, state inspector. Prisoners seemed contented, the report said. No punishment has been administered since the inspector visited the farm several weeks ago, it was shown. Three convicts are in chains, and three have escaped recently.

"Most of the convicts are engaged in doing general farm work, preparing land for fall and winter crops, also clearing addlt.onal new ground," says tho report. "'However, a few convicts are being used temporarily in doing work. They are kept at the road camp, which was used prior to the present farm camp. This camp was also inspected. It is under the general supervision of the warden of the prison farm, and the food and living conditions were found to be The report sayg that "the dinher on the day of inspection consisted of beef stew.

both corn bread and light bread. syrup and sweet potatoes The food w'a8 found to be properly cooked and wholesome, It was stated in the official report, AVERS U.S. SEEKS POLITICAL CONTROL OF LATIN AMERICA Mrs. Louis D. Brandeis, wife of U.

S. supreme court justice, has stirred Washington with a decJaration that the U. S. is endeavoring to establish political control over Latin America through economic penetration. State Health Officer Takes Foreign Health Officers On Tour of Inspection of State Dr.

S. W. Welch, state health officer, hag returned trom an inspection trip of the health work being done in Covington county. He was accompanied on his trip by Dr. F.

F. Russel, director of the international health beard: Dr. T. Madson, of penhagen, president of the health division of the league of nations, and Dr. E.

Brumpt, professor of public health in the University of Paris. Petore returning to hits office in Montgomery, Dr. Weich, accompanied the doctors burg. Ga, for the purpose of studying the results of the invesrigation made by Dr. S.

T. Darling, who is making a special study of malaria and the best methods for its control. Dr. Welch, upon his return to Montgomery, fol'owing the trip to Georgia, stated that he acquired a great deal of useful knowledge from Dr. Darling, which will be of much benelit to lim in his future prosecution of work relating to malaria in the state of Alabama.

Joseph Curbow Clay Dies In Atlanta; Funeral Here Friday Joseph Curbow Clay, 45, died Wednesday morning at in the Georgia Baptist Hospital: in Atlanta. Mr. Clay was born and reared in Montgomery, and lived here until four years ago, when he moved to Atlanta to reside. He wag a member of the Baptist church of Atlanta and the Andrew Jackson lodge of Masons In Montgomery. He is survived by his widow and one daughter, Emma Louise Atlanta; a brother, Felix Clay, of Montgomery; four sisters, Mrs.

Lena C. Shaw of Atlanta; Mrs. John R. Walters, of New Jersey; Mrs. W.

T. Hickey of Lynchburg, and Mrs. C. W. Sharman of West Point, Ga.

The remains will arrive in Montgomery Thursday morning at 11 o'clock. Funeral Friday afternoon at 8 o'clock from Leak's chapel, with Dr. C. A. Stakely, pastor of the First Baptist church, assisted by Rev.

J. 1. Northcutt, pastor of the Dexter Avenue Methodist church, officiating. and Interment in Oakwood. PLEDGED SELF AND PARTY AID AGRICULTURE ATLANTA, Oct.

(Special) --Mrs. Stella Bergeron Emmerich deciared today that she will sift to the bottom the facts about those who persuaded her parents that a prisoner in the Atlanta federal penitentiary was her brother. She will probe their interests in the case. Sit. Clare, who last night confessed he is not Urban Bergeron, the war hero, in a witnessed statement said he encouraged the report to have a home after his release.

OLD SENATORS ARE THINNED TO OVER A TERM WASHINGTON, D. Oct. 29 (Special) -Only nine of the candidates now campaigning for seats in the United states, senate rare served in that for longer than one term. Only three of these nine have served more than two terms. The senate, once the stronghold of "elder statesmen," is becoming more and more a oneterm body.

Senators have found! that the people are much more critical of their records than were the state legislatures which used to make the selections. The senators have been chosen by the direct vote of the people for only 10 years, there are now only 21 senators in office who owe their original selection to legislatures. Formerly the state legislatures made a practice of sending party bosses to the senate. It was there that the boss was able to add dignity to his bag of tricks and to graduate for a mere politician to a "statesman." During the past decade, senators have more and more been elected because of the issues they have advocated, and as a general I rule the state bosses were not. advocating the issues the people were most interested in, Consequently, the political death rate of the old guard senators hag been very high.

The "old timers," and any senator who has served more than six years is now so regarded, who are up for re-election as Borah, who has served three terms, Sommons of North Carolina, who has served four terms; Warren of Wyoming, who has served five terms, and Norris, Fernald, Ransdell, Robinson, Sheppard and Walsh of Montana who have all served two terms. Senate veterans, who will be missing after next March 4 are Brandee, who was serving his fourth term; Owen, who has served three terms, and Colt, Shields and Sterling, who served tWo terms each. Owing to the deaths of several senators whose terms had longer to run than next March 4, there are 34 senate seats to be filled at the forthcoming election. Trade Unions Giving Liberally To Help Independent Ticket WASHINGTON, D. Oct.

29 (Special) -H. L. Brunson, 0. the international machinists, in charge of collecting funds for La Follette, reported that he had collected $120,000 from the trade unions today. CANVASS FOR FUNDS IN DEXTER AVE.

CHUKUH. Every member of the Dexter Avenue Methodist church will be canvassed for funds for the comIng year which begins Sunday. This canvass will be conductei by the men of the the vlew of securing a pledge from every member. NEW YORK, N. Oct.

29- (Special)--The restoration of normal living conditions among the farmers of America is the outstanding economic issue of the campaign, Mr. Davis declared today in the second of his series of pre-election statements. He pledged himself and the party to use every governmental agency, if elected, in placing agriculture upon an equal economic footing with the industry. He renewed his definite program far farm relief, which he contended would bring back permanent prosperity to the farming interests. He makes a number of speeches in Gotham today, speaking tonight in the Academy of Music In Brooklyn.

He will close his campaign Saturday night in Carneg'e Hall, New York. FRANCE ACTION TOWARD RUSSIA NO EFFECT HERE WASHINGTON, D. Oct. :29 -(Special)-The recogn tion of soviet Russia by France has not changed the attitude of the United States toward Russia in any way, it is ascertained in official circles today. Officials decl'ned otherwise to make comment.

OPELIKA FAIR GREAT SUCCESS OPELIKA, Oct. (Special) -With all attendance records smashed and with ample funds to liquidate every cent of indebtedness that was brought from previous years, officials of the Opellka district fair were today beaming with delight with the success of this year's exposition. Not only from a financial standpoint was the fair a big success, but, from every angle. It is believed the good influerce of the show will be felt for years, bith by the institution itself and east Alabama as well. Opelika has received such advertising value a3 would have been almost impossible in any other way.

During the week 28,000 people passed through the gates and total gate receipts exceeded last year's by many hundreds of dollars. While detailed figures will not, be available until after a final check is made, it is certain that sufficient reventle was taken in to pay all the expenses of the show and also to pay up all outstanding loans. Forestry Office Will Soon Be Completed It work on the building to the Alabama public service commission, to be occupied by the state forestry commission, is progressing rapidly and there is little doubt but that it will be ready for the commission by the 1st cf November. Present plans of the commis. sion are to inove on the 1st front offices now maintained in the Shepherd building and to put the building in readiness by that time has kept the workmen on the job rather busy.

Pracically all the outside work has been finished and only the retouches on the inside of the building are necessary before it will be ready for occupancy. The building has been painted white to correspond with the other capitol buildings for state ofgoes, and has been renovated so las to accommodate the force of the commission..

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