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p The Assocrated Press C o v e ring Worid*s E v e n ts in E v e r y Issue of M E G A Z E T T E y ^ alette The Most Widely Read Newspaper in the Upper Delaware Valley The Weather Report . ^, Inaptly cloilidy to d 9 ,y, possibly sliow<- . ers; m o d e rate tejn p e r a tare. VOL. LVL, No. 104 PORT JERVIS. N. Y., SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, !9'24 PRICE THREE CENTS # HAVE FAILED TO PERFORM THEIR DUTY IN ENF0RC1N6 DRY LAWS So Slates Assistant United States District Attorney Lemon Concerning Orange County Prosecuting officials W ith “L a w E n forcem e n t” a s his su b ject E lmer H. Lemon, A ssistant U. S. D istrict A ttorney, of th is city now attached to the office of F e d e ral District Attorney Hayward in Kew T o rh, declared th a t officials of th e ■ D istrict A ttorney’s office in O range county “have failed m iserab ly in th e perform a n c e of th e i r duties,” sp e a k ­ in g a t a com m u n ity g a t h e r in g T h u r s ­ d a y n ig h t in Otisville. M r. Lemon, w h o resid e s in N ew - h u r g h , an d is a fo r m e r resident of M iddletow n , is a t p r e s e n t atta c h e d to th e sta f f of F e d e ral D istrict A ttorney H a y w a rd in N ew Y o rk city, Mr. Le- • m o n , w h o h a s ta k e n p a r t in n u m e r­ ous p rohibition, enforcem e n t axitivi- ties in th is section d u r in g the past few m o n th s , is him self a candidate for th e H e p u b lican nom ination of D istrict Attorney o f Orange -colrnty. T h e a s s istan t F e d e ral prosecutor w a s intro d u c e d to 250 resid e n ts of O tisville an d vicinity by R ev. Fedor- C. E t h e r , p a s to r of th e O tisville M e th­ odist ch u r c h , before w h ich th e m e e t­ in g w a s held. “Respect for law is the one essential fa c t of o u r civilization. W ith o u t it, life, lib e r ty an d p ro p e r ty 'are' inse­ cu re,” began E lm e r H. Lemon. H e continued in p a r t : “I believe in th e enforcem e n t of all law s an d ag a in s t all classes of p e r ­ sons, irrespective of th e ir position in life o r political influence. There can b e no selective enforcem e n t of law ; n e i t h e r can th e r e be an y selective obedience to law. E i th e r obey th e law s or repeal them . “U n q u e stionably th e m a jo r ity of our citizens believe in A m e rica and the principles upon w h ich our country w a s founded. C e rtainly a ' m a jority stand fo r th e prolSection of the law abiding from th e law less elem e n t. If a public prosecutor fails ‘to enforce th e law, he not only caters to th e crim in a r c lass, b u t he places those who crim inal and th e r have no one from '•b; y th e law a t th e m e rcy of whom to seek redress. “There is no issue of prohibition in th i s country. The constitution is am e n d e d an d so long a.s th e am e n d ­ m e n t stan d s it is th e duty of every m a n an d w o m a n , who has th e slig h t­ est spark of resp e c t for A m e rica to obey it to th e letter; and to p u t in office those w ho wall p e rfo rm theii' “Those w h o do n o t believe in our gavernm e n t and in the enforcem e n t of o u r law s should go to a country w h ich gives th e m th e ir p e c u liar lib ­ erty. “T h e issue in th e com ing p rim a ry is clearly one betw e e n th e bootleg elem e n t and th e C h ristian A m ^ ican people. E i t h e r O range county w ill be ruled by A m e ricans or by a law less class of crim inals. I t is a nissue t l ja t class of crim inals. I t is an issue t h a t meet. “T h e D istric t A ttorney, M r. W ilsan, a n d h is assistant, M r. H u m e , have failed m iserably in th e perform a n c e of th e i r duties. N o t one p a rticle of assistance have th e F e d e r a l a-uthori- ties received from th e m ; in fa c t they h a v e been a d e trim e n t, r a t h e r th a n an (C o n tinued to page eight) RADIO HEARS STRANGE SOUNDS AS MARS NEARS London and Vancouver Get Harsh Dots for About. Three Minutes London, A\ig. 23 (A ssociated D ress) -—An attem p t by B ritish w ireless p e r ts to “listen in ,” on M a rs resulted in stran g e noises being heard a t one o’clock this • m o rning. T h e source of th e ndises could not he ascertained by the experts. The atteinpt was made on a twen­ ty-four- tub e net erected on a hill a t D ulw ich. - R e p r e s e n tativ e s of th e Marconi Company and of London uni- vers,ities were present. T u n ing in sta r t e d a t 12:30 a. m. and a t 1 a. m. on a 30.00 m e ter radius sounds w ere h e a r d w h ich could n o t be identified as com ing from any earthly station. The sounds w e re likened to h a r s h dots bu t they could not be in terpreted as any know n code. T h e noises con- thiued on and off f o r th r e e m inutes in groups of four and five dots. REV. MR. BOSCH ACCEPTS CALL TO M SFIELD Announcement Made at Con­ gregational Meeting of Lutheran Church V a n c o u v e r, B. C., A u g , 21 — The reg u lar signals blotting out o th e r me^- ,sages w h ich have led radio exp e rts hei-e seric.u&lT to con.sider the theory th a t M ars is try in g to “tu n e In” w e re received a t the P o int G rey w ireless statio n again tod a y and also w ere heard by the w ireless expert a t th e M echanics Exchange. “T h e signal has been noticed at the same hour practically evei-y day for foeir we*^ks or more,” declared C, 'W . MeUL^Ti, w ireless o p e r a tor a t the Gov- eiTimiuit .•'tation a t P o int Grey- “It is nbsclutelv distinelive and cannot be attriln ited to any know n in s tr u m e n t or lo .«-tatic or to leaking transform­ ers ir V a n couver.” This morning the signal, w h ich dom ­ inated the air lines, w a s h e a rd a t 6:20 and a t 7:12, a t the sam e tim e to ' th e m inute th a t they cam e in on the previous day, it again came in fo u r groups of fo u r dashes— o r ra t h e r fouj: “‘slepps” so pow erful th a t they could n o t be “tuned out ” , The sounds had not been considered seriously by th e o p e rato r s u n til the last day or two, Mr. M ellish stated. On F r id a y in th e Sunday school room s of th e L u th e r a n church, special m e e tings of both th e church C o u n c il an d th e m e m b e rship w e re held. R e ­ ports w e re h e a rd from th e building com m ittee w ith resp e c t to th e deco ra­ tion of th e ch u r c h , and I t was voted to com p lete th e w o rk still to be done, O th e r p h a s e s tof th e celC b tation of th e 6oth an n iv e r s a r y of th e founding of th e ch u r c h w e re discussed, and to fill a vacancy in th e chu rch Council, Mr. I. M. Trim m e r w a s elected. Rev. H e r b e r t A. B o sch m a d e a n ­ nouncem e n t of th e fact th a t h e h a d accepted th e call of th e St. P a u l’s L u th e r a n ch u r c h of M ansfield, Ohio to becom e pastor. H is le^'ter of re ­ signation w a s accepted w.th regret a f t e r m e m b e r of C o u n c il' lad ex­ pressed hi.s g r e a t regret. :h»* tlie pastoralV e lfltion w o u 'd be se«o*tod Mr. B o sch’s le tte r of resignation w a s as follow s; The C h u rch Council, St. P e te r ’s L u t h e r a n church. P o r t Jervis, N ew York. G e n tlem e n : . St P a u l ’^ L u th e r a n C h u rch of* M a n s­ field, Ohio, has H o n o red me, in ag a in electing me to becom e p a s to r , an d its Council has ^ e x tended m e a th i r d of­ ficial call. F o r th e p a s t two w eeks I h a v e considered t h a t c a ll, and I have come to the conclusion, t h a t I m u s t a c ­ cept. F o r th is rea,son I tend e r yoU' m y resignation, an d ask yo u r accept­ ance of it. I t h a s no t been easy to m a k e th is-iath e r s . adopted heroic DOCTOR DIES WHILE DRIVING HB AUTWBILE Slate Hill Physician Wa.s Tak­ ing Family to Camp for Week-end OBSEQUIES The funeral of M rs. Lewis Boyd was held a t th e house iff Rio, Friday a f ­ ternoon a t tw o o’clock. Rev. G reen-, w a it conduclcd the services. Inter- !Mcrt took place on the Quarry’' Mill cemetery. Tb.e pall bearei’s w ere MiPs Gtiidevant, Jam e s L ink L e tter. T h e o ­ dore B a u e r, G u stave H inderm ith, Leach P a tterso n and V. R. W h ited. jProf. Hall at Naval Observatory Studies Mars j Which is Closer to Earth Now Than for 120 Years decision. Com ing a s th i s ca ll did, w ith o u t m y soli-ciation, I have given th is m a t t e r th e calm e s t consideration. I asked advice of Synodical officials^ I consulted you and o th e r m e m b ers q | th e church, I have m e d itated in p r a y ­ er, and r have come to th e conclusion th a t I m u s t heed th a t call. It is not th a t I reg a r d my w^ork h e r e as com ­ plete, it Ls not th a t I th i n k the pos- sihilitiGS exhausted here, luit as I felt it m y given d u ty to come to St. P e t e r ’s in answ e r to y o u r call, I am of th e sam e firm conviction, th a t d u ty calls to an o th e r field. I w a n t to th a n k you for y o u r of­ ficial co-operation an d your personal assistance. You have endorsed my plans, you have su p p o rted my efforts in all of m y undertakings, an d w h a t ­ ev e r of success h a s been achieved by ou r m u tu a l endeavor, h a s been due, under God, to your lab o r and to th e loyalty of faithful members of the church. I t is only w ith regret, th a t th is re ­ signation is subm itted. P lea s a n t a s ­ sociations and friendly relations have ever characterized my p a s to r a te here, I an d it is n o t a thoughless im p u ls e 1 t h a t bids m e an d it now. Y o u r tre a t ment of me h a s been cordial and hos­ pitable, and bo th Mrs. Bosch and 1 ap p r e c iate th e kindnesses you have show n us. This resignation sh a ll ta k e effect, n o t la te r th a n O c tober tw e n tieth of th i s year. W ith a w e a lth of cherish e d m e m o r­ ies, w ith an in terest in St. P e te r ’s th a f ever sh a ll be keen, w ith an affection for th is my f ir s t pastorate, t h a t is gen­ uine, I am , as I bespeak your earnest p r a y e r s an d y o u r h e a r t y co-operation for m y successor, Y o u rs sincerely, H E R B E R T A. BOSCH D r. F r a n k D a n iel M yers, of Slate H ill was strick e n a t 5:30 T h u rsday a f ­ ternoon and died less th a n an h o u r la ter in th e home,fOf W illiam Jones, of L iberty, H e roic efforts by three' physicians failed to save h ihi and he. san k fast. D e a th w a s ascribed to heart a t tack . The physician, one o f th e best know n in O range county, w h e re he had practiced since O ctober, 1887, w a s tak in g his fam ily to R o c k Jjake, D e la ­ w a re county, w h e r e he had a large sum m e r cam p , for a w e e k ’s fishing trip. H e had been in excellent h e a lth an d the .stroke wag in the n a tu r e of a shock am o n g his fam ily an d friend®. W ith him on the m o tor trip w e re his w ife, tw o sons, F r a n k D a n iel, Jr., and Lew is, his sister-in-law ,' Mrs. H u g h W a lker, R ichard H u ll and Miss D o rothy Gorden all of Slate H ill and R idgebury. As th e m a c h ine n e a red th e Jones hom e the physician' began to show signs of illness. H e failed rapidly, sinking into th e seat. H is w ife ask ­ ed him if he were ill, but he did not re.spond, sinking gradually further, in­ to th e seat. She told him to stop the car, b u t he w a s unable to respond. She repeated the req u e s t an d he feebly reached an d turned off th e gas. One of th e sons reached c^’^er and apr plied the brake, halting the m c a h ine. H e w a s rem o v ed to the Jones home, an d medical aid w a s sum m o n e d . D r. A r th u r C. P a y n e of Liberty, and two methods, but could do nothing to save him . DAVIS DENOUNCESKUKLUXKLAN, CHALLENGES COCLIDGE DO LIKEWISE ; ,■ I ■ : ____ _ Wants Issne Taken Out of Caaipipi—When Matter is Call- d to Presidenfs Attention, He Has Nothing to Say TO D IR E C T EDUCATION O F 10,000 C H ILD R E N IN V. S. . N E A R EAST O R P H ANAGES VIOLATORS OF DRY LAW ARE SENT TO JAIL George M. W ilcox of Des M o ines,' ^ o w a has been appbinted education­ al director of the N e a r E a s t Relief orphanage schools in Greece. H e will direct the large A m erican pre­ parato r y and industrial schools for 10,000 children in Athens, Cavalla, C o rinth and other G reek cities. W ilcox is a graduate of Cornell, and, t h f U n iversity of Iowa', an d \ the Teachers College of Colum b ia Uni­ versity, j COOUDGE HAS NOTHING TO SAY P lym o u th, Vt., A u g . 22.— C. B a s - com Slem p , S e c retary to P r e s id e n t Coolidge, subm itted to th e President, tonight Jo h n W . D avis’s statem e n f de- llOUncing the Klan and his appeal to . „ _____ ___ __ - ___ _ _____ President Coolidge to join him so as to-^ pause when Mr. Davis first mentioned Seagirt, N. J., Aug; 22 — S p e a k ing to a m ass m e e ting of 35,000 D e m o ­ crats a t Cam p Silzer here today, Jo h n ~W. Daviff, D e m o e ratic nom inee for* P r e s ident, eondernned the Ky KlUX K lan by nam e -and challenged P r e s i­ dent Coolidge to join him in a sim ­ ila r declaration an d take this issue out of the cam p aign. • T h is definite, specific repudiation o f the K lan, going beyond the d e c lara­ tion in th e p a r ty platform an d ai»- proaching the antL K lan resolution de­ feated by a m a r g in of fo u r votes a t the D e m o c ratic N a tio n a l Convention, w as th e featu r e o f a speech, in w h ich Mr- D a v is made it clear th a t he did n o t accept th e a t te m p t of P resident Coolidge in his acceptance speech to evade the charge of honesty in gov­ ernm ent b u t w o u ld continue to m a k e this th e lead in g issue in h |s cam ­ paign. E v e n in his K u K lux K lan declara­ tion, M r D avis insisted th a t question®. ' of bigotry and intolerance m u st n o t be perm itted to obscure w h a t he con- giftered the more vital questions, an d bis challenge to the P resident w a s m a d e speciflqaTly for th a t purpose. To the g r e a t m a jority of the crow d how ever, all Mr. D avis’s other u tt e r - ance.s w e re m inor in im p o rtance tS^^'liis\ an ti-K lan declaration. The K lan is stron g in M o nmouth county, as w ell elsewhere in New Jersey, and less th a n h a lf a mile, from the stand on w h ich the D em o c ratic nom inee spoke is a large building rep u ted to be th e local headquarters of the secret organ­ ization. Few in Ih e audience knew of Mr* D avis’s inten tio n to m e n tion th e Klant specifically for he decided definitely to do it only a f t e r his arriv a l la s t night and a, conference in w h ich G o v e rnor Silzer, M ayor F r a n k H a g u e of Jersey City, Thom as J. Spellacy, E a s tern C a m p a ign M anager, an d Joseph R, Tum u lty, form e r secretary 'to P r e s i­ dent W ilson 8,re understood to have I'articipatGd. v Congequenily there was a moment’s T h u rsday w as “sentence day” in County C o u rt a t M o ntrose an d Judge Smith m e ted out th e m o st s e v e re p u n ­ ishm e n t ever given liquor law viola­ tors in th i s county. D. J. D o n o v an, p r o p r ietor of th e A rbell H o u se in M ontrose, w h o plead- { d e n t a t 9 o’clock an d announced Mr. remove the Klan issue from this cam­ paign. y - M r. Slem p drove from th e W o o d - stock In n a t W h ite R iver Junctio n late tonight, followed by the new s p a ­ per men. ' H e im m e d iately p u t the m a tte r up to the P resident. M r. Slemp retu r n e d from th e P r e s i- V ,• m O ' \ t k k s.- te' 5 V ft P rof. A sapa H a ll is show n a t th e »2() in c h telescope a t th e N a v a l Ob- ^ervatory^ a t W a shington, D. C., Iwith w h ich h e h a s been m a k in g a atud y of th e satellites of M a rs a s ifhe p lan e t app r o a c h e d th e earth . , ...... The W o M a rtian m o ons w e re dis­ covered by his fath e r in 1877. Al­ th o u g h M ars recently approached closer to th e earth t h a n 'wdtliin 120 years, th e tw o plan e ts w w e still 84,500,000 m iles apart, f KICK IN LEG PROVED FATAL B rooklyn, Aug. 22.— ^Kicked in the leg fo u r m o n ths ago by a patient ir. the Brooklyn S tate H o spital for the Insane, w h ich resu lted in septic poi- -soning, M iss L iilu C- D o land, 30, a nurse, died W e d n esday from the. ef­ fects according to D r. Isham G. H a r ­ ris, the superintendent. Miss D o land w as born in U n ion: vine. O range county, daughter of A l- vadore D o land and Sarah E . P i t t i t D o ­ land. One w e e k a f t e r she h a d been Kicked) D o land inform e d the hos­ p ital authorities, ask in g to have the Injury treated. An inflam m a tory con­ dition w as found and a surgical op­ eration w a s perform e d . She w as invalided fo r fou r m q n ths an d several subsequent operations w e re necessary,^ said the superlnten- dent. H e r condition gradually grew w o rse' a n d ’d e a th resulted. She told th e hospital au th o r ities she thought little o f the kick a l H h e tim e. ed guilty to the unlawful possession of intoxicants, was sentenced to pay a fine of $1,000', th e costs of prosecu­ tion, an d to undergo im p risonm e n t in th e county jail fo r one year, M ilton M o rse of S u squehanna, who pleaded guilty to th e sam e charg e as ag a in s t Donovan, w a s sentenced to pay a fin e of $600, th e costs an d un ­ dergo im p risonm e n t in th e county jail for six m o n ths. Joseph Orlando of S u squehannaj w h o pleaded guilty to th e sam e charge, w a s sentenced to p a y U fine of $500,. th e costs an d be im p risoned for four m o n ths in th e county jail. Romeo Ezok of th e O a k land side, w h o pleaded not guilty, w a s tried and .convicted of liquor law violations, w as sentenced to pa.y a fine of $500. th e costs,- and be im p risoned for six m o n ths. M a ry G ratton, w h o violated t h e p r o ­ hibition law, was sentenced to pay fine of $600. Jam e s G roggan, prohib ition .law violator, w a s sentenced to pay $800 and go to ja il f o r s ixty days. A u g u st Sm ith, prohibition law vio­ lator, sentenced to pay fine of $100 and go to jaM for sixty days. Wade Squires, o p e r a ting m o to r ve h i d e w h ile intoxicated, sentenced to pay fin^ of $200’, the costs, ja il sen ­ tence is suspended. WEDDMG ANNIVERSARY AND BIRTHDAY PARTY Coolidge h a d nothing to say in reply to M r. D avis. UNION SERVICES PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The next services in the series being conducted by the B a p tist, L u theran, R e form e d &nd P r e s b y terian churches w ill be held in the P resbyterian church cn Sunday a t 10:30 a. m . and a t 7:30 p. m. T h e Rev. W . E . P h ifer, p a s to r o f - th e W e s t E n d R eform e d chtirch, w ill conduct th e services. E v ­ ery one is cordially invited to join In this C h ristian fellow ship of w o rship. • -------------------- ^ -------------------------------------------- - COTTAGE PRAYER MEETING A cottage p r a y e r m e eting w ill .be held a t th e hom e of M r. and M rs George D e c k e r, No. 12 W e s t St., M o n - d a y 'iat 7:45 p. m. Topic “th e New Life.” Leader Mr. A. J. Quick. th e nam e of K lan. T h e n cam e a n ex­ plosion of che'eivs. H a ts w e re throw n , in the air by hundreds and the cheers increased in intensity as Mi’. D a v is proceeded w ith his.denunciation of r e ­ ligious and racial intolerance an d M s persona] condem n a tion of th e K lan or any other organization th a t trie d to create racial o r religious prejudice in violence to the sp ir it of Amei-iean lit- stitutiohs. Mr. D a v is m ade clear his position on the K lan question a t the end o f his prepared .speech. “There is one other' w o rd I w ish t o say,” he said, raisin g his hand. “I t concerns a m a tter th a t h a s no p r o p e r p a r t in this or an y other cam p a ign and w h ich m u s t not be perm itted t o d i­ v e r t attention from those issues th e people m u s t settle in N o vem b er by th e ir votes. I mention .it now in th e hop.e th a t I m a y dispose of it once and for ajl, so fa r as I am concerned. ■ “Since mj^^ a r r iv a l a t S e a g irt I h a v e been asked by more th a n one p e r ­ son now present in this audience w h a t view s I en tertain concerning th e o r ­ ganization know n as the K u K lu x K lan, I am constrained to think th a t those w h o at^ked th i s qqgstion did n o t hear,' or have not done me the hono r ' (C o n tinued to page eight> Sere's Pep, Governor Pinchot’s Dog, Sentenced # | to Life Term in Penitentiary for Killing Kitten T h e re w as a very enjoyable p a r ty la s t evening at the hom e of M r. and M rs. Clarence S.* Foss, 74 M ke^ s tr e e t.’ i t w a s the occasion o f , their silver w e d d ing anniversary. The -first p a r t jy t the evening Was enjoyed in play­ ing gam e s a f t e j w h ich t h ^ w as serv- ‘ed a lubojtieon cQ n sistips of nupier- ous good tilings to eat an d drink ' A t 12 o’clock the occasion turned from a wedding anniv e r s a r y to A birdhday party. I t was* M rs. Foss* birthday. The m e r r y m a k ing continued u n til the^ sm all w ee h o u r s of m o rning, w h e n the g u e s ts d e p a r ted fo r hom e a f t e r <pre- sentlng M r. a-nd F o ss w ith ’a handsom e silver cake dish, an d m a n y other presents o f value. A ll enjoyed pleasan t night. . ’W h en R ep killed a little kitten a t th e hom e of G o v e rnor Gifford .Rlnohot, in P ike County, 'P a „ th e governoflrrtreated h im Just as he ■would a n y o th e r orim inah A fter thorough investigation Rep, nine m o n ths old, w a s fouxid guilty of de- HbsrtAe ngairdag git4 after due 0-265V. liberation»his m a s ter s e n tenced him ! to life im p risonm e n t in Rennsyl-; Vania’s E a s tern R e n itentiary. L ike' any o th e r prisoner, he w as given'^ his num b e r,. R e p Is shown h e r e w e a r ing h is n u m b e r e d tag. It** :

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