The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 195, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 16, 1921 Page: 1 of 4
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ORANGE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 1921
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UNCLE HAS HIS HANDS FULL ALREADY
RUSSIA MAY CALL PACIFIC PARLEY
PEA ME 0. S.
Purpose of Conference to En-
act Defensive Measures
Against Powers In Wash-
Man Is Bound, Gagged and
Thrown From Moving Au-
tomobile After $800 Is
Stolen From Office Safe.
I D LIRE
TO OE T
YOU OUGHT TQ
(By United Press.),
Waxahachle, Tex., Auk. 16-—M.
E. Burton, agent of the Texas Elec-
tric Interurban station hero, was
found bound and gagged by a negro
farm hand on a road n<ar town early
today. Shortly after authorities dis-
covered that the Interurban station
hail been robbed of approximately
$8 00 Incurrency.
Burton, when released, declared
that two white men and a negro en-
tered Ihe station as he was opening
it, held him up, ransacked the office
and then ordered him into a waiting
automobile. As they tied frofn the
city the bandits bound and gagged
hint and- then pitched him out of
the machine, Burton declared.
Posses are searching the country-
side. Burton said he would recog-
nize the bandlta.
LOSS TO vJ.S
And snips since
,.CD7 - AT LEAST
j Mrs. Miulalynne Obenchain anil
Arthur C. llurcli
I to the office of District Attorney
Woolwine. Mrs. Obenchain at that
time declared Rhe didn't care what
“You know that you will in al'
Special to The Leader:
l.i's Angeles, Cal., Aug.
Irs ron's murder was deliberately
planned, is Ihe belief of John D
Kinn dy. father of John Bolton
Kennedy, young insurance broker
fdo n on ihe night of August 5.
Young Kennedy s companion on
the nighl of the tragedy was Mrs.
Madalwine Obenchain, belli in con-
nei'tion with Hie ear,c, as Is Arthur
C. Ihirrli. In r former college sweet-
heart. The elder Kennedy asserts,_____
IIIal Mrs. Obenchain had ti led every j,)Iobabillty be indicted for murder?*
Los Angeles, Aug.
gest test of his life today.
The youthful lawyer who lias
devoted his time to civil law and
never tried a criminal case 'cram-
med’ on Ihe criminal statutes of
California as a preliminary to the
light to free Mndalynne who di-
divorced him to marry Ihe man
she is charged with slaying—J.
Obenchain will appear In court
next Monday when the date of
the trial of Madalynne and Ar-
thur C. Burch, also charged with
the murder, will he Bet.
MURDERER IS SOUGHT.
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 16.— The kill-
er of J. Douglas Edgar, noted golf
star, was being sought today by At-
lanta police following the statement
of Lamar Toole,- former chief of
detectives, that the golfer, in his
opinion, was murdered instead of hit
by an automobile, as was first be-
Edgar bled to death from a deep
gash just above one of his knees.
(By United Press.)
Biga, Aug. 16.—The Bovlet gov
eminent is considering the summon-
ing of a I’acilic conference simul-
taneously with and in opposition to
jthe Washington disarmament con-
| ference, according to a Moscow
■ China. Mongolia ami the variouus
soviet states, will be invited to send
Tlie conference will enact “pro
toctive measures against Japanese,
American, British and French im-
perialism and predatory measurea,"
I the papers say.
nuiliod to nuke his son marry he:
j she wan asked.
and had failed.
Ml 'her Defends Madalynne. i "I don’t care,” she said "1 have
“The bitterness of Mr Kennedy I been to shaken by my loss to think
esnior toward my daughter Donna—j„f myself.”
that's our pet name for her-will] hnvp made a conscientious M-
ha\e a bigger bearing on this cos'I
than any one realizes." said Mrs. |f°r* *° aRsist in unraveling the mys
I'mma Smart, mother of Mrs. Oben-jtery. 1 did not know until I read
“He pays my daughter would not
WIFE IS KIDNAPPED.
Anniston,, Ala., Aug. 16.—A posoe
headed by citizens and the military
are searchhing for three negroes
who last night are alleged to have
kidnapped the young wife of Gall
Stormer of Birmingham, member of
Company 4, Fourth Infantry, Ala-
bama national guard, in training at
the paper's that I was unde rsuspi-1
cion. It was daggering to think 1
had been fooled this way, but it is
let Ids son alone. It was the other
way around. Shortly after Donna
v as niarriid to Obinchah; her bus- !l matter of enlirc indifference to me
I••• nil went east on business. She what thry do or how they twist nij
remained here, boarding in Ihe home statements.’
of Mrs Frank Dcmonil. Belton Ken
n<sly often came there to see her.
“One night his falhur stood on
the ri.4f porch ami in loud and in-
solelil language ordered the boy to
leave the house. Belton refused
“I’ll have this place pinched and
the whole hunch of you arrested if
you don’t get out immediately." the
father uhouled. The neighborhood
was moused. Mrs. Deinonil is now
on Inr way In Honolulu. I under-
gland Mjidalynne's lawyer has asked
her to return at once to appear as a
witness if the esse goes to trial.
Gets Note on Wedding Nighl1.
“Even on (he night' of my daugh-
ter's marriage Ilelton sent her a
MEET IS HELD
First Luncheon In New Hotel
Is Popular With
Orange notary attained a new
, , - -. , ,, , . high stand,ird today,
special delivery letter. II perturbed
her terribly. I don’t know what Unquratlonably today’s luncheon,
the first to be held In the remodelled
was in it.
“Nobody likes to dig into Ihe lifo
of one who in gone, but If tlie closest
of Belton Kennedy’s past is ever
forced' open by n murder trial, many
disclosures may bo expected. Mr.
Holland hotel, was the snappiest,
liveliest and most interesting, at
least of the present administration.
Breaking up ofc, "cliques” within
Kennedy knows 1 speak Ihe truth, the club,'affected by a new seating
He will have to admit he has oftpn arningeinent proved popular, and
threatened my daughter.
Lhave lo admit I spent an entire bout, . . ,
lln liis office discussing with him the s,llP wlth others whom they barely
Jove tlint existed between his son and'knew before.
members apparently enjoyed fellow-
iy daughter. He knows I (old Bel-
n lhal. If he really loved Mad-
nne, the greatness of his love
,i|d lead hint to make a renl sac-
anil let her alone after she
rlfire _ . .
bad bV'u married.
“Is not the possibility that
the gun#^01 wns intended for mj
daughter%jnsfeail of for Belton?
thai case\i'e gup w^is not held by
••I Don't <yt*V' Si As Mnilalyime
MrB, Smart ' had sinn and talked
•with Madalynne earl^r in the way,
when the divorcee wa« being token the depot.
“ ' ''
Four minute extemporaneous
talks were made by several mem-
botn and guests. Much merriment
resulted from the controversy over
"criminal attorneys,” which Involv-
ed E. L. Bruce chiefly.
President Ike Hill announced that
H. J. Lutcher Stark, former presi-
dent of the Orange club and now
third International vice president of
lfotary, would return from Europe
next Friday evening at 7:30 o’clock.'
The Rotary club is planning to wel-
come him back by meeting him at
NURSE IK ARRAIGNED.
New York, Aug. 16.—Oliva M.
Stone, Cincinnati nurse, waB arraign
ed today in Brooklyn, charged with
murder in the first degree. She
shot and killed Ellis Kincaid, for.
mer Ohio attorney, whp, she. claiws,'
was once her common-law husband.
Miss Stone appeared extremely
weuk and nervous at the arraign-
ment and was without funds. Her
counsel entered a plea of not guilty.
Ill’llN NEGRO’S BODY,
Coolldge, Tex., Aug. 16.—The
pyro of Alex Winn, alleged negro as-
saulter, was set ablaze in tlie heart
of Coolidge Iasi night. The body of
the black had been stolen from the
undertaking establishment, where it
was taken after he was hanged by a
mob at Datura.
CHI ED’S NECK BROKEN.
Cleburne, Tex., Aug. 16.—Rogers
White, 13, late yesterday sustained
a broken neck when he fell ten feet
from a barn where he had been
playing. He died almost instantly.
SEARCH FOR HMIOGLKKS.
New York,’ Aug. 16.—Whitkey
smugglers attempting to enter the
United States by land and sea were
matching wits with federal and stale
guards on the Atlantic coast and j
Canadian border today.
Denver, bolo., Aug. 16.—A na-
tionwide search was begun today
for Edwin F. Morse, 32, paying tell-
er at the International Trust com-
pany ltere, following his disappear-
ance soon after a shortage of be-
tween 67,000 and $8,000 was dis-
covered by bank officials. Morno
was alleged to have deserted his
OPEN SHOPPER SHOOTS
UNION JOB PRINTER
(By Unltad Frau.)
Oklahoma City, Aug. 16.—Bitter
feeling between open shop employers
and union job printers growing out
of two months of strikes, lockouts
and picketing was more marked here
today as a result of the shooting of
Floyd Kirby, union picket, by Owen
Langseth, foreman of the Smythe
Printing company, an open shop.
Kirby was shot in the foot after
following Langseth to his home li
Langseth is held without
charge by pollfce,
IRISH PARLIAMENT OPENS
RENEW DEMAND PRESENT SESSION OLD FEUD ENDS
FOR LIBERTY DRAWS 10 CLOSE
Claim For Complete Separa-
tion From England Is
Free Conference Committee Bob Coleman Surrenders Af-
(By United Praaa.)
Dublin, Aug. 16.—"The only gov
eminent the people of Ireland recog-
nize is the Bail Eirreann,” declared
Eamon De Valera today opening the
To Make Reports During
(By United Preat.)
Austin, Aug. 16. Both houses of
ihe legislature weyo waiting., this
morning. They were wailing for re-
ports from the free conference coni-
Sinn Fein parliament which is to ac-j«iittees which will decide whether or
cepi or rt’Ject the British offer of do- j not there willbe another called ses
minion home rule.
In a lengthy speecli the republican
president reiterated Ireland’s claim
to complete separation from the Brit-
ish empire, and made uncompromis-
ing demands for independence.
Parliament was called lo order at
1:20 p. at. l’rofessor John McNeiL
was unanimously elected speaker of
the session. Sean O’Kelly, Sinn Fein
representative at Paris, was elected
London Looks On
As Most Generous
(By Unltad Preat.)
London, Aug. 16.—Officials, news-
papers and the general public re-
acted from tho genoral pessimism ov-
er the prospects of an Irish settle-
ment and the talk today is of peace.
Here in London the government’s
peace terms are considered! extremely
sion of the legislature.
When the reports are presented,
the turmoil over thoir adoption is
expected to break out. The fight
tnunt end tonight, this being tho
last day of the session.
There are many members who
believe that some agreement willbe,
reached before the hour of adjourn-
The conference committee on the
departmental appropriation bill at
noon today reached an agreement
and will submit its
day. A unanimous
ter Oil Field Fracas-
Wounded Man Missing.
Bob Coleman, 25, accompanied by
his wife who carried an infant ii
her arms, surrendered to officers of
ihe sheriff’s department al tho
court house Uiftt morning following
a shooting affray in Ihe oil field at
Id o'clock Monday night.
Coleman told officers and news-
paper men Unit he and his wife a
baby came to Oruugerteld FruHiy
renlui a house and he was engaged
in hauling lumber and outer ma-
terials with his team of mules. In
Ihe field he encountered J. S. Her-
Program Is Unchanged
Ily CARL D. GROAT.
(Copyright, 1921, by I’nlted Press.)
Berlin, Aug. 16.—"The Russian
government remains the same toiler’s
government as before; our new eco-
nomic policy is the result of tho
That was Ihe statement Foreign
Minister Tchitcherin of Russia wire-
lessed lo ihe United l’ress today.
"The famine makeo much change
in the internal situation," Tchit
The change mentioned by Tchit
cherin was the decision announced
last week on the relinquishing of
j government operation of Industry. It
I was announced that industries will
I be leased lo co-operative concerns
and individuals, the government re-
taining full control only of vital pub-
II if utilities.
Tchitcherin’s message In full said:
I “The famine makes much change
jin the internal situation of the
workers:.»nd peasants government
which adequately represent* thi*
will of tine toiling masses.
"It does it's duty by struggling
against calamity. It remains tho
same toilers’ government as before
jOur new economic policy is the re-
sult of Ihe general situation.
"Conujuininls always consider/on
vironment and urgency. Their^pro-
gram remains, hut theh/ tactic*
change according to the amiation.”
II. S. E
Pauntleroy Inspects Beau-
mont Road—Need Sabine
J. D. Fuuntleroy, district engineer.
United States bureau of public
with, with whom heurtEld he had had roads, stationed at Mgrt Worth, was
difficulties in Sour Lake ten years In Orange Tuesday morning and ac-
ago. / I companion J. E. Johnson on an in-
"I wasn’t Irm about 15 years old spection lour of Ihe Orangt-Beau-
then,” Colpman said, ''anil he wasi ’uont road,
past fitly/ I guess he is 45 now .
report late to-j Wheri/we met tn the oil field Huy old j
agreement was: tropLi- mime »mi w.. hmi n sinrri ;i,-v ol
reached on all points except the sal-
ary of the slate highway comtuls/loading lumber,
sioner and there will be a mi notify j that he had
arose and we had a scuffl
Mr. Fauntleroy expressed himself
! as being well pleased with the qual-
so far done and
came ovbr to where I was
Last night I heard
a gun and that they
KOLDIER8 ARE RECALLED.
London, Aug. 16.—All British sop
dierson leave from Ireland Jntve
been ordered to return Immediately
It was announced today, /
TRADE REVI VALIN
y United Pre»«.)
New Orleans, Aug. 16.—Resump-
tion of trade! on a largo scale In Cen-
tral and South America Is not far
iatant In the opinion of Gustav Lau-
ter, general manager In Honduras of
the Mercantile Overseas Corporation.
Who have Just arrived from Central
struck out by the house
turned, but there were no..... ________
reductions and a numbig of mainte-l
nance reductions. /
The bill as agreed upon by Ihe
conference provides for most sal-
aries on the present basis.
The Uope amendment which
sought Ur limit the funds for free
textbopKs to $500,000 a year for Ihe
nexj/lwo years wns discarded.
/The appropriation for the ware-
'nouse and marketing department
and the state tax board which had
been eliminated by house amend-
ment!; are restored by the confer-
The senate concurred in the house
amendment of het pink boll worm
The conference committee on the
motor truck license bill was t he
first to report. The report was
believes that the pres-
can be completed by
suy that he
He said that from San Antonio to
New Orleans nearly all of tho
Southern National highway is un-
der construction and in many sec-
tions is actually completed.
lu Texas anil Louisiana the state
highway departments are bending
their efforts lo build all missing
links so that in the near future
re re-lgm another one, they said, and he
He salary ; gent me word several times that I
wouldn’t be living ibis morning.
‘Tvb got a wife and baby and 11
decided to get my shotgun and go up,,
and take his gun away from him!
right then. I took my wifo along so j
she could lake the gun while I held ~m‘ b<! nn improved hlghway
um' jail tht way from New Orleans to
Coleman said lhal he met Berwick gan Antonio,
unexpectedly and a fight ensued, iu He sl)0i«P particularly of the diffi-
which the shotgun was acpidentally cutties of building bridges over the
j fired once. After a short scuffle, j large rivers and said that provision
Coleman said that his adversary :%HB boPn mude for the building of-
wheeled and he fired Ihe shotgun at bridges over neveral large rivers of
him, striking him about the shoul-
ders, he thought. The wounded
man fled. It is also believed lhal
he was stabbed once during Ihe af-
fray. Coleman said that there was
a knife In the scuffle but that he did
hut see whether Berwick had a
Mrs. Deon Rainwater, who
about .100 yards from the scene of
REPORT IK DENIED. ----------•• ........— «•
Washington, Aug. 16.—China will the fight, was struck in Ihe hand by
not be internationalized, reports to
the contrary notwithstanding, it
was made kn/wn today at the state
the state, such as the Atchafalaya.
Re also staled that in the near fu-
ture the highway bridge over the
Mermenteau river would be granted
It is of the utmost importance
gun j that immediate steps be taken to ln-
j sure the construction of a subatan-
was | tlal bridge over the Sabnle river at
Orange, Mr. Fauntleroy said.
several of tho shots but was nol
seriously hurt. The gun was loaded
with No, 8 blrdshot, Coleman claim-
For Eastern Texas: Tonight and
Wednesday partly cloudy, light
moderate southerly winds.
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Baker, M. Allen. The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 195, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 16, 1921, newspaper, August 16, 1921; Orange, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth571072/m1/1/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar State College – Orange.