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TEMPEEATURB 3 p. m.—82 above. 3 a. m.— 14 : above. THE COLUMBIA REPUBLICAN. VOLUME cm Where You Read It Flrii . WEATHER Cooler Tuesday and Wed­ nesday; probably showers; variable winds. HUDSON, N. Y., TUESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1922 TEN PAGES NUMBER 2 ALL BIDS FOR BUILDING OF NEW SCHOOL HOUSE I REJECTED LAST NIGHT Aggregate Total of Lowest Bids Was $154,000, While Only $125,000 is Available for the Erection of the School— This Probably Means the Construction Will Not f Get Underway This Fall as Was Hoped. The Board of Education, at a meeting last evening, re­ jected all bids for the construction of the new grammar school house in the Second ward of Hudson. This probably means that the construction of the sdiool building will not g^t underway this fall a's had been planned, liaE C lN S U. S. Senator Hale and Gov. Baxter Are Leading Their Democratic Opponents in the Early Returns. A u g u s t a , M e., Sept. 11— ^ITnited S t a tes S e n a tor F r e d e r ick H a le, R e ­ pu b lican , w a s lead in g his Dem o cratic- op p o n e n t, O a k ley O. C u r tis by a good ni-arg'm on th e basis o f early returns fro m thruouit th e sta te late M o n d a y niglhit. R e p u b lican leaders claim e d H a le a n d Gov. P e r o ival B a x ter w o u ld elected j>y a m a jority of 4‘0,000, figu r ­ in g o n th e early returns. F irst retu r n s in d icated a noticaible igaln in the D e m o c r a tic v o t e over yea r s ago. 35 ou t o f 63-5 p r e c in c ts in th e State gave a vote o f H a le, R e p u b - Tican 2,678; C u rtis D e m o c r a t, 1,5'82.- D a x t e r , R e p u b lican 2,670; P a t t a n g a ll, D e m o c r a t, 1,579. MERENCEAT CHATHAM 6HURCH T h e d istrict con feren c e o f th e M a n ­ h a t ta n disti-lct o f th e N e w Y o r k a n ­ n u a l con feren c e o f th e A frican M e th­ od ist E p isco p a l C h u r c h w ill be h e ld a t th e P a y n A M. E . chu r c h a t C h a t- loam from Wednesday, September 13, 3kt 10 o’cloc^c, a. m . to T h u rsday, S e p t e m b e r 14, a t 12:*30 p. m . R e v , J o h n M. P r o c t o r is pastor o f th e .’Church, Rev. Charlea E. Wilson pre- ■ s id in g elder, and B ish o p W illia m H . H e a r d p r e s id in g bishop. T h e r e w ill ■be m o r n ing, aftern o o n and even in g se s s i o n s w ith in t e r e s tin g program s • ,at each one. T h e g e n e r a l p u b lic is co r d ially in v it e d to atten d an y and all o f th e s e m e e tin g s . A S u n d a y Sch o o l con v e n tion and in ­ stitu t e w ill be h e ld on T h u r sday, S e p ­ tem b e r 14, a t 2:30 p. m . M rs F r a n c is ,E . H e b b o n s is d istrict su p e r in ten d e n t a n d S a m p e l N e w lin is lo c a l su p e r in ­ ten d e n t fPae B o a r d hadi no oth e r a ltern a ­ tive. T h e . b ids for aepai'ate w o r k on th e n e w b u ild in g w e r e submitted by m a n y contractors. T h e aggregate to ta l o.f t h e low e s t o f a l l th e s e sep a r ­ a t e con s tru c tion bid s for th e com ­ plete erection o f th e sch o o l h o u se am o u n t e d to $154,000 wihile th e a p ­ p r o p r ia tio n availab le for th e erection of th e sch o o l is b u t $125,000. E a c h bid w a s ca r e fu lly considered b u t wihen th e sm a llest am o u n t w a s jn a d e know n , a ll bids had to be jeoted .’ T h e B o a r d gave n o in tim a tion W h at th e y w o u td do now . I t is be., lieved th a t th e y w ill w a it fo r a w h ile n o w and re-ad v e r t is e for bid s in the hope that th e con s tru c tion b id s w ill be low enough to a llo w th'e con s tru c ­ tion for th e am o u n t availab le. Blf PEST AS SHATTERED ROMANCE LEADS TO POISONING N e w Y o rk, Sept. 11.— B illie W e ston, b e a u t ifu l y o u n g “G r e e n w ich Y illa g e F o ll i e s ” star, is in B e llev u e H o s p it a l ■fighting g a m e ly fo r life, ‘ t h e V ictim eith e r of dru&s or poison. A sh a ttered rom a n c e , fin a n c ia l d ifficu lt ies and a divorce sca n d a l led h e r to a ttem p t su icid e , a c c o r d in g to th e police. A n a r d e n t suitor, th e A d o r e e and E d o f a dozen telegram s t o th e p r e tty star, as said to h a v e failed to keep ap p o in tm e n t Saturday. T h is, a c - ■ding to M iss W e s to n ’s friends, m a d e h e r m e lan c h o ly. M iss W e ston told th e p o lice sh e sw a llow e d six b i­ ch lorid e o f m e r c u iw tab lets. S h e w a s tak e n to B e llev u e yesterd a y fi'om th e ap a r tm e n t o f M iss H . L o is W ittee, form e r film actress, 245 W e s t F ifty - f ir s t street. “I ’ve been w o r r ied; I cou ld n ’t stand it,” sh e rep e a ted again and again. L a s t w e e k , acco r d in g to h e r friends, she lo s t sevei-al th o u s a n d dollars' on th e S a r a toga races. T h e m a n w h o sen t her numerous telegrams signed “A-doree and E d ” was w ith h e r fr e ­ q u e n tly th e r e , it w a s said. King Jeered and Venizelos Cheered — Turkish Sol­ diers Holding Smyrna—- Kemal Forbids Outrages. A th e n s , Sept, t l — ^The n e w Gre cabinet, head e d by M. T r iantafillakos w a s sw o r n in la s t night, th e p r e m ier ta ld n g th e additional p o r t f o lio s 'o f w a r and navy. T h e m in istry does n o t in ­ clude a m enaber of th e party o f fo r ­ m e r P r e m ier V e n izelos. P r e m ier T r ian tafillak o s an n o u n c e d ithat— h is p o licy w o u ld be strictly to m a in tain order and to d e fen d th e n a ­ tion a l in terests at th e p e a c e co n fer­ ence w ith th e T u rks. T h e first troops h a v e reach e d P ira ­ eu s from the* form e r G r e e k fron t in A s ia M inor in a m u tin o u s m o o d . T h e y ■paraded th e streets in th e city in sm a ll and large groups in a dem o n - 'stration a g a in s t K in g C o n s tantine, .m'any of th e m sh o u tin g in s u lts to him and ch e e r in g for V e n izelos. F iv e transports bearin g troops h a d ^received in s tru c tion s from th e W a r D e p a r tm e n t to land th e sold iers on fh e isla n d s o f th e A e g e a n , bnt th e are declared to h'ave forced the to proceed to P iraeu s , and lan d e d th e r e d e s p ite orders to Ithe contrary. ' ' N in e th o u s a n d sold iers have arrived a t P ira e u s from S m y r n a th u s far. T h e y are b e in g d isarm e d as soon as th e y land and 'sen t tof th e ir hom e s. C o m p a r a tive calm p r e v a ils here. T h e abdication of C o n stantine is •being op e n ly discussed, and th e n e w s ­ papers are dem a n d in g th e retu r n oi •Venizelos. K in g C o n stantine issu e d a pro- clam a tio nin w h ich h e exh o r ted th e G r e e k p e o p le to bear th e ir \terrible 'trial” w ith p a tien c e and courage. T h e 'king referred to th e! “gloriou s d e e d s” of the G reek arm;y 'cade \whi im inished by th e pres “t l is m y w ill to do w h a t th e con ­ stitu tio n a llow s m e and. w h a t th e n a ­ tio n ’s in terests im p o s e on m e ,” p r o c la m a tio n added. “I am confl ly exp e c tin g a d e m o n s tration of-'yb»r know n v irtu e s o f p a triotism ai Sm y r n a , Sept. 11— S tron g forces of T u r k ish .N a tion a list in f a n t r y tod a y were h o ld in g all stra t e g ic p o in t s DOe OWNERS WERE IN COURT MONOtV again s t 'foreign repre iheadquarters •the K e m a list com m a n d e r , Selah E d d in B e y . S e lah E d d in com p lain e d th a t the G r e e k s had com m itted w h o lesa le d e ­ vasta tio n w ith o u t m ilitary DISCOVERY OF STOPE MAY SHORTEN MINERS' ■RESCUE SEVERAL DAYS '^ ° n e d M o n d a y w ill be Jack s o n ■al.. Sept. 11— D iseovery ■ a 120-foot^ s t o p e ab o v e i Kei ine m a y bring rescue w o r k e r s di- •ctlj>- to the final banner of rock on ia s t nij t'he 3,600-foot lev e l of th e K e n n e d y this level and may cut down by sev- ■eral daj's the time required to hatteX’ thrOUigh th e A r g o n a u t m ine, where fo r t y - s e v e n m e n h a v e been entombed by fire for tw o w e e k s , i t w a s a n n o u n c ­ ed todaj' by Superintendent Gai-barini o f th e A r g o n a u t. ■Gartbarini is exp lorin g th e S to p e , a n d said he w o u ld be ab le to d e ter­ m ine.^ t o d a y v.^iether th e stop e w a s open or w h e th e r it w a s sa f e for rescu e •work. He expressed th e opinion th a t i t n o t on ly w a s open b u t usable. Because\'a con s tab le had failed to serve ten su m m o n s han d e d to h u o to bring delinquent dog n x p a y e i ’S into J a w lce C ourt a t G r e e n p o r t lvlonda.y m o r n ing, a ll th e cases w ere n o t cle a n - 3 a t th a t tim e . lOleven other p e r s o n s w h o h a d been served .sum- .n o n s e s , appeared, pai'-l fo r th e li- icenses and th e court costs and w e r e allow e d to go. T h e ten n o t su m - Sep tem b e r 23rd. D e p u t y C a m e r o n of th e State rea’sons, and said h is m e n w e r e sh o w in g th a t th e y could m a k e w a r ih a eivi:lized m a n n e r . CONGRESSMAN MOVES TO B M DAUGHERTY p a r tm e n t of F a r m s and M a rkets, w a s in court and stated th a t th e y w ere go in g righ t thru th e State m a k in g evei'yone w h o h a s a dog procure a license. He left Greenport for H u d ­ son where he will carry on his drive to bring a ll into coui-t and pa^y for th e licen s e s for th e ir dogs. NO TRACE OF THE ESCAPED PRISONERS \Washin.gton Sept. 11— ^Impeacjh- m e n t of A ttorney-fG eneral D a u g h e r t y ■was a ttem p ted in th e H o u se tod a y by Ftepresexitative K e ller, M innesota, in ­ dependent R e p u b li.a n , w h o risin g to .1 question of hi.ghe.«t privilege de- c!-)red “I im p e a c h H a r r y M. D a u g h - erty .” T h e r e w a s so m'uoh con fu s ion th a t th e rest of hi.s opening sen ten c e w i.s not h e a r d and h e w a s forced to sto p on a p o in t of orJer th a t thexe w.t'-s no quorum . A b o lition o f th e R a ilroad Labo.\ board and th e se t t i n g up ih its place disin terested ti-ibunal for set- fliem ent of th e railroad' disp u tes w a s .proposed in a bill' intr'o.d-uced b y Rep­ resentative H o c h of K a n s a s, R e p u b - lic.an, member o f the com m ittee W’xich fram e d th e Trar>'=^n'^»-tation Act c r e a t in g th e ooard. T h e r e w e r e no new clu e s yesterd a y as to the w h e r e a b o u ts of th e three you n g m en w h o escaped from H u d ­ son ja il on Fx’id a y aftern o o n last. The m e n have been traced to A th e n s , to ia brickyard th e r e w h e r e th e y got new ' c lothes, and th e n to th e W e s t Shore railroOT. It is believed th a t they h a v e - g o n e to N e w Y o r k . T h e report ithat th r e e m e n robbed a C a tskili storek e e p e r of $160 is b e in g investii- jga^ed in con n e c tion w ith th e case also and the Sheriffs of C o lum b ia and G r e e n e cou n t ies h a v e n o w join e d in th e search now. APPOINTS MISS CLARA HARDER TO BOARD M iss Clai-a H a r d e r , o f P h ilm o n t , ; th e PRIMARY ELECTIONS THROOUT MASS. TODAY B o s ton, Sept. 11— 'The b itterest p r i­ m a r y cam ipaign ever w a g e d in M a ssa­ ch u s e tts cam e to a el^se M o n d a y n igh t in a w h irlw in d of ’oands, street ralj-?.s, red fire and parades— n o t to m e n tion th e final p leas of th e vax'iou's candidates to the voters. T h e ballote w ill be cast on T u esday. T h e flgj'-.t for th e U. S. Senate h a s been carriecl on w ith all the vigor a t th e com m a n d o f th e p a r t y leaders- P h ilm o ] has been appointed a member of <~’hild Welfax-e Board of this county. T h e ap p o in tm e n t w a s m a d e by C o u n ty •T-.idge C r a n d e ll M iss H a r d e r su c c e e d s ! m a n L. W h ippIle-W ■vifilliam E_, C arney, o f P h ilm o n t, 1 fight for tlae D e m o c r a tic n o m in a tion th e a t r e in w h ich to star G a n n a W a l- ■whose term h a s expired an d w h o w a s Mon Jay n ig h t G a s ton’s follow e r s w ere ska, P o lish grand opera sin g e r and his lu’fesident of th e board. cla im in g victory b y 60,000 votes, 'b r id e . • Senator L o d g e w ill w in th e R e p u b li­ can n o m ination. P o liticiians said the real issue i.s the ou tcom e o f the Sher- W h ip p illiam A. G a ston itrpops at ■captain I ASKS BLOOD TEST. Tf FAMLY SHOT lY iS S i Shiftless Son Wanted Spend­ ing Money, and. When Re­ fused, Shot Parent in the Right Chest. Troy, Sept. 11— ^Thomas H a r k in s of ‘587 F o u r th street is confined to th e T r o y h o s p ital, probably fa t a lly w o u n d ­ ed, .as th e resu lt of taein-g shot in the T igh t ch e s t la s t n ig h t b y ,h i s 18-year- old son, H e n r y , fo llo w in g an alterca ­ tion over m o n e y . W h ile the fa t t h e r m a y not recover, th e boy’s m o ther, M rs M ary H a r k ins, pitiable sig h t — torn betw e e n 'm o ther love and duty to the law . Sob­ bing, sh e in s is t s th a t h e r boy did not sh o o t h is fath e r pm*posely and is o f ­ ferin g all m a n n e r of excu s e s to the T r o y p o lice, w h o are d iligen tly sea r c h ­ in g for th e m issin g youth. A c c o r d in g to the police, you n g H a r ­ kins h a s avoided w o r k for several m o n t h s and h a s m a d e th e acq u a in t­ ance o f y o u n g m e n an d w o m e n w h o m his fa t h e r h a d w a r n e d h im against. T h e p o lice sa y h e kep t late hours and form e d h a b its th a t w e r e bad and the fa t h e r thr( “gh m in th e p a s t de- said, h a d n o t been The troops are under strict orders Lulgence in ses, the u’med. General v i AUTO WENT DOWN 30-FOOT EMBANKMENT -lig h t d a m a g e w a s done to th e car b e lo n g in g to C laude Seipel, o f G reen street, on M o n d a y m o r n ing, near- h is garage in th e rear of W m . W o o d - v'l.rd’s h o m e on th a t Street. Mr* Sei- I'.el had h is car parked d irectly b e ­ hind th a t of Hax’ry C a m p b e ll’s o f F a irv iew aven u e . T h e la t ter arrived first yesterd a y to use h is car and had to d liv e th e form e r ’s car out before could g e t a t M s ow n . H e did so and left it outside the building. W h e n h e retu r n e d w-ith his own car h e ■found th a t the brakes o f Seipel’s car 'had slip p e d and t h e car had gone over a thirty-fooit em b a n k m e n t, tu r n e d over b u t had landed rig h t side up ■ w r e c k e r from P e try ’s garage w a s called, and after ra isin g th e car it w a s fou n d th a t only th e radiator w a s 'slightly dam a g e d . WARRANT FOR PITTSFIELD POST­ MASTER SWORN OUT P ittsfield , M a ss., Sept.- 11— The sh o r tage in th e accou n ts of Clifford H . D ickson, m issin g postm a ster, is $16,- 650, P o s t a l In s p e c tor Sharp an n o u n c ­ ed today. A fed e r a l w a r r a n t for the arrest o f D ickson w a s tak e n out to ­ day. T h e a u th o r ities h a v e found no trace of h im sin c e F r id a y aftern o o n w h e n h e w a s seen in N e w Y o r k . Offi­ cials o f th e P ittsfield L o d g e of E lk s irefused to sav w h e t h e r there w a s a sh o r tage in the accou n ts of D ick s o n treasurer of th e hou s e com m it­ tee, but Dr. M. S. E isner, exalted I'uler, sa id th a t if th e r e w a s a sh o r t­ age it w o u ld not exceed $1,000. B a r g e s B r o k e L o o se. New york. Sept. 11—^Foirty coal barges, u n loosened from th e ir piei-s by a ru s h in g tide, W'ere hurled lik e a floatin g J u g g e r n a u t dow n th e E a s t river, en d a n g e r in g m a n y liv e s and V e ssels yesterday. Traffic on th e riv- va s tied up for a p e V o d of over four hours., THEATRE FOR BRIDE. Parfs. Sept. 11.— H a r o ld F . M cCor­ m ick w a s reported tod a y as n e g o tia t­ ing, thru h is attorney, D u d ley F ield M a lone, to buy th e C h a m p s E ly s e e 'Professor Joh n P . T iernan. of N o tre D a m e Limvei’sity, Soutlh B e n d , Ind., h a s sta r ted su it a g a in s t John P o u lin , a m e r c h a n t, chargumg P o u lin is th e fa ­ th e r of a ch ild boiin to T iernan’s w ife, A blood' test to determ in e pai^entage m a y figui-e in th e case. Top to b o t­ tom : M rs Tierjian, T iernan, th e baby. for m e d h a b its h e w e n t f lik e a manr” t h a t w e r e bad an d ;ened h im w ith eviction h im s e l f 1 H a r k in s cam e h o m e and began play upon h is m o t h e r ’s g e n tle nature w ith a request for m o n e y . It is said th e m o t h e r w a s ju s t gx-anting h is re­ qu e s t w h e n th e fath e r en tered and or­ dered h is w ife to return th e coin s ;to h e r purse and h iss on to leave th e hou s e . E n r a g ^ , tlfe p o lice claim , th e boy drew a .32 calibre revolver and fired poin t blank a t h is father. THE iOB IN HARD CDAl FIELDS Many Did Not Wait lor Formal Signing of Agreement Ratified by the Tri-District Council. W d lkesbarre, P a ., Sept. 11.— ^In strik in g con trast to th e id len e s s of th e la s t five m o n ths, th e an th r a c ite fields tod a y w e r e scen e s o f miuch acivity W hen m o s t of t h e 155,000 m ine w o r k ­ ers w h o responded to th e suspension •rder o;f th e ir union 'on A p r il 1 r e ­ turned' to iwork. 'Many o f th e m did n o t w a it fo r th e form a l sig n in g of th e agreemfen't, whicih w a s ratified S a tur­ day by th e ir trx-d& trict convention, b u t w e r e w h itin g at th e m o u th o f tih;e m in e s w h e n th e w h istles blew a t 6 a. S igh in g of th e new scale bj\- union officials and representatives of the opex-ators was set for 11 o’clock. John' L. L e w is, president of the United Mine Workers* declared’ that at lea s t 98 p e r cen t of th e m e n w e r e satisfied w ith th e liew sc a le and th a t a g r e a t m a jority w o u ld resum e w o r k T h e rem a inder, he said w o u ld re­ turn a s soon as tlhe mines' are p u t in sh a p e for operation. . A num b er of m ines w e r e flooded during th e su m ­ m e r by h e a v y rains and w ill not be in sh a p e for several w e e k s. L ittle oi^..’no coal wiill be m ined for tw o or th r e e days, m o s t of th e coller- planixing to u s e th e ir entire force in p lacin g th e m ines of end of th e p e c ted th a t production w ill be w e ll und ex- th o u s a n d ton s w ill be on the w a y m a r k e t. L e a d in g operators said •’] norm a l ou tp u t of 2,000,000 tons a w e e k px-'obably w o u ld not be reached before the last of th is m o n th. S c r a n ton Pa., Sept. 11— T h e con- tx'aot th a t sen t 150,000 m ine w o r k e r s back to w o r k a t th e ir old w a g e s after being idle m o r e than five m o n ths, w a s fox’m a lly sign e d today by represen­ ta t iv e s of th e minex-'s and op'erators. N e w Y o r k , Sept. 11— F a c e d w ith the problem of h a n d lin g a greatly in ­ creased fl'OW of coal w ith ' t h e , a n th r a ­ cite m ines reopened, h e a d s of. hard coal x-aiiroads in N e w Y o r k a'nnounc- ed th e y w o u ld m o v e th e coal as fa s t •as it w a s miimed. In order to h a v e th e en g in e s a v a il­ able for m o v in g coal, th e E r ie h a s ; Wiith'drawn tem p o rai-ily th e J a m e s - ; tow n express .leavin g an d arx’ivin g in New. Y o r k at 10 a. m . and 8 p. m., re­ sp e c t ively. T h e road also lias tuned up its 55 m in e run sw itc h in g engines, used in dragging coal from breakers to a s s e m b lliig yards. T h e D e law a r e and H u d son co m ­ pany. the Lacka-wanna and 'the N e w Y c x k Centi-'al also have m a d e sp e c ial ! plans to m e e t th e em e r g e n c y . Jcury new tini'bers . a n d clearin g T u’utex and gas. B y the w e e k , how e v e r , it is ex- w ill t ■ay and th a t several hundred “ROYS'WORUSURJEGT OFROTRRHODRESS Geo. D. Elwell, Albany, S ^ k e Last Evening— ^Comrftittee * to Take Up Boys’ Work. iGeorge B . EJ y e ll, o f Altai ost in t e r e s tin g address 1 before the rneffiihers' of the Ro­ tary Cl'Ulb at th e ir dinner m e e t in g a t th e C ity H a l G”!:! on '“B o y s - W o r k .” H e tou c h e d on th e variOius phas'es o f “ork, w which t'he xotariams are doing to h e lp th e little fello w s and told of h i s person a l experiences in th e w o r k a t A lbany. C h a r les .Bennett w a s nam e d to ap ­ p o in t a com m ittee to a s s ist 'hrlm .in organizing a boys’ basketba'll leagu e 'this -wfintei-. D a n iel O'CSormell w a s n a m e d to a p ­ point a pom m ittee 'o aid h im in Or­ gan izin g a b ig boys’ base b a ll leagu e in H u d son next suni'mer. W e s ley I ’. L o renz w a s nam e d to ap- 'point a com m ittee to a s s ist him in B o y S c o u t activities a n d to see h o w th e R'otarians cam help 'the Scouts. F r e d A. W a shburn w a s nam ed, to select a co-oim lttee and form a boys’ club in H u Ison. A ll these confcnittees w ill w o r k in conjunction w ith A; A. B e n s o n w h o is th e gen e r a l ch a irm a n o f th e b o y s ’ w o r k departm e n t o f th e club. INJUNCTION AGAINST RAIL ROAD STRIKERS ' CONTINUED 10 DAYS Federal Judge Wilkerson Refuses to Dismiss Temporary Re­ straining Order— Government Opens Its Case, Charg­ ing Conduct of the Strike Responsible for Vio- ^ lence and Disorders— ^Leaders in Session. OMcugo, S'ept. 11.— temporary in.jmictioii against railroad sbop strikers was continued in toto for ten days by District Judge James H. Wilkerson- Monday, wken ad­ journment was taken after tlie first day’s liearing on tke motion of Attorney General Hariy M. Daugherty to mako the restraining order permanent. T h e cou r t ’s a c t ion in d icates a lo n g * and b itter fight by th e govei-nm eAt to prove its ch a r g e s ithat vio len c e and disorder in th e rail strik e hae been d«'e to conspiracy, in th e opinion of au th o r ities. H u n d r e d s of affidavits, disposition® and statem e n ts w ill be intrfcduced in th e a t tem p t to prove th a t th'e conduct o f ’th e strike h a s been resp o n s ib le for ailleged m u r d e r s, ■op losses and ilackburn E s - DR. GRANGER DIES AT MT. VERNON PDLPIT T h e R e v . W illiam A. G ranger for th e p a s t 14 y e a r s p r e s id e n t of th e N e w Y o r k S tate B a p t is t convention, 'dropped dead Sunday w h ile standi: th e com m u n ion rail in th e Firs1 B a p tist church, M o u n t V e r n o n , w h e r e h e w a s receivin g the R'gv H a r o ld C. P h illip s , th e new p a s tor of th e church. D e a t h w a s caused by apo- Dr. G r a n g e r w a s w e ll know n in H u d s o n and had spoken in th is city sevei-al tim e s . Dr. G ranger h a d been pastor in th e church in w h ich h e died m a n y yeax's before h e becam e pi’e s i - dent of th e convention. property destruction, lays o f the m a ils, ter.line, A sst. A ttorn e y Gene^ral, quot- hund-reds o f su c h a lleg e d ca4es M o n d a y w h e n th e goveraim ent w a s ordered to proceed w ith its case after' Judge W ikerson .had declined to dis­ m iss th e perm 'anent injunction m o tion' on argu m e n ts of D o n a ld R . R ichberg, attorn e y f o r \ h e strikers. W h ile th e s e argu m e n t s are being heard in F e d e r a l Qpurt n e a r ly 100 strike leaders were in. session' con s id ­ ering prop.osals to end th e strike, adjournm e n t Beid M. Jew e ll, P r e s i­ dent of th e shopm e n said th a t th e 'relim ixiary ground h a s 'been cover-' but no definite action tak e n .” H e added th a t it w a s “en tirely ■probable” th a t som e action w o u ld b e taken T u esday. '“W e are ta k in g our tim e and goihig over th in g s carefuilly,” h e added. R e f u s a l of Judge W ilkerson to dis- m'iss tlhe in ju n c tion m o tion follow e d spirited argu m e n t by A ttorney R lichberg in w h ich h e charged th a t A ttorn e y G e n e r a l a u g h e r t y h a d “im ­ posed on th e court w h e n he p e r s u a d ­ ed it to grant th e restraiiM n gf order,” PHILMONT YOUNG ' UDYWASJNJUREO Miss Grace Whiteman in City Hospital— ^Fell From Porch of Jfome Saturday. M iss G r a c e W h item a n , d a u g h ter of Mrs Georgiana \Whiteman of Bhil- m o n t, su f f e r e d painful injuries Satur­ day aftern o o n w h e n sh e fell from th e IFliS porch o f h e r h o m e to th e ground, a d istan c e o f ab o u t tw e lv e f e e t One ■uises and cu ts injured. She lity H o s p ita l wx-ist w a s fractured, bn .sustained, and h e r hip w a s b r o u g h t to th e ( h e r e and an X - r a y be tak e h o f h e r in ji determ in e th e exten t of ph o tograp h w ill iju red hip tod a y to th is injury. VALLEY CHAMBER TO MEET SEPTEMBER 21 INJURIES FATAL TO SECTION HAND N e w b u r g h , Sept. 11— 1 J a m e s M cA l- lion, 26 years old, a section hand on the W e s t Shore railx'oad, died in St iUke's h o s p it a l Saturday m o r n ing as resu lt of injuries su s tain e d on T h u rsday. In com p a n y w ith a party of other section mexx em p loyed by the railroad, h e w a s com in g from h is w o r k to th is city. T h e trip w a s m a d e on one of th e hand cai;s of th e rail­ road and near the tunnel here, he. fell, strik in g on his head. H e w a s u n c o n sciou s v/hen th e othei-s w e n t to his aid and th o u g h ta k e n im m e d iately th e h o s p ital, never regain e d con - sciousness. F r o s t In A d ivoudacks. Sax-anac L a k e , Sept. 11— b lig h t ­ ing frost visited th e A.diron<lack i-e- gion Satxxrd-ay night. Crops in m a n y gar.flens \ve:-e destroyed. The mer­ fell below the freezin g point. ' T h e fa l l m e e t in g o f ■ t h e H u d son V a lley F e d e r a ted Chatmber of C o m ­ m e r c e w ill be h e ld on M o u n t B e a c o n on T h u r sday, Sept. 21. B e a c o n w a s ch o s e n as th e scen e of th e fa ll m e e t ­ in g at th e sum m e r session of th e fed ­ eration h e ld in C o r n w a ll, it is ex­ p e c ted th a t 200 m e m b e r s of th e V a l­ ley 'Cham b er betw e e n Y o n k e r s and T r o y w ill attend th e session. E v e r y tow n having in,embers in th e federa­ tion Will be r e p r e s e n t e d ,' a s im p o r t- ane business is to be transacted at th e m e e tin g . G e o r g e E . M cCoy o f P e e k s - k ill, president of th e organization, w ill .preside. A n a t ion a lly know n sp e a k e r w ill dttend. M a n a g e r J. B. L o d g e h a s p r o m ised to outdo even h im s e lf in servin g th e spread tor the gath e r in g . T h e banquet w ill be serv ­ ed in th e casin o d in in g room , w h ich overlook s B e a c o n , N e w b u r g h and th irty m iles of th e H u d s o n V a lley. TUBERCULOSIS DEATHS SHOWING A DECLINE T h e d e a th rate from tu b e r c u losis for th e first six m o n th s o f th i s year w a s 13 per cen t low e r th a n fo r th e corresponding period in 1921, accord ­ ing to J u ly sta t is t ica l b u lletin o f th e D e a t h s from diphtheria, scai'let fev e r and w h o o p in g cough w e r e also few e r , but th o s e froxh. can- eex’, influenza and heai-t disfease in ­ creased. T h e d e c lin e in tu b e r c u losis d e a th s is attx-ibuted to th e wox-k of an t i- tu b e i’ciilosis agen c ies. - D ip h th e ­ ria. is b e in g m o r e su c c e s s fu lly fou g h t by th e Sch ick testin g system in A m e r - can cities and for th e use o f a n t i­ toxin. C a n cer caused m o r e d e a th s for i.he fix-^t six m o n t h s o f th is year th a n in th e cox-responding period of any year sin c e 1911, accord in g to th e bul- Surgical Relief Averted for The Present at ' Least— Passed Most Comfortable Day of Her Illness Monday. Was!ha.ngtc>n, Sept. 11 — I m m e d iate su r g ical relief for M r s H a r d in g h a s been averted, according to h e r p h y s i­ cian s and th e danger of ab s o lu te sto p ­ page of th e kid n e y s ap p a r e n tly h a s been eliininated. “M rs H a r d in g ’s condition h a s im ­ p r o v e d to th e point,” D r. C. D . Saw ­ yer, th e famiiily p h y s ician announced, late M o n d a y, “w h e r e w e do n o t fe e l iwe could cohslistently fu r th e r endang­ er her by a su r g ical operation a t th e p r e s e n t tim e ,” D r . M a y o h o w e v e r w ill rem a in In W a s h in g t o n a t lea s t u n t il T u e s d a y W hen a fu r th e r con s u lt a t ion w ill de- te i m i n e w h e th e r h e retu r n s im m e ­ diately to R o c h e s ter, MSnn, B u t th e ci’osi®, it w a s em p h a sized h a s n o t y e t passed. ® T h e ch a n g e noted in th e condition o f th e n a t ion ’s first lady y w a s su c h as' ) g r e a t ly r bout the fir st la d : tlhe ousto a b o u t th e W h it e H o u s e o - ? r , Sunday an d near despair h a s given w a y to distin c t hope for her recovery. F u r ­ ther im p r o v e m e n t In h e r condition w a s reported by B r ig. Gen.- Saw y e r in a statement issued at 7:40 o’clock ■Monday night. , M r s Hardiiiig passed the most com­ fortable day- of ber illness. Dr. Sa-wysr T lie 'bulletin follo w s : — OVfrs Harding’s condition, at 7:30 p. m. “T e m p e r a ture 100.. P u lse 90. R e - Spiiration 28. L a b o r a tory ob s e r v a tion s sh o w e d , in c r e a s e d elim in a tion .a i t i .imP'f o v e m e n t in 'ch a r a c t e r of findings. G e n e r a l ap p e a r a n c e indicate im p r o v e ­ m e n t of com p lication s . Surgical p r o - 'cedure furrtiher deferred- A'w a iting localization of in f e c t ion . P a t ien t h a s ■had m o s t com ifortable day during tfn.e p r e s e n t illn e s s w ith a l l in d ication s sho-Rting favorab le progress, p r o g n o - sia is still guarded.” “a E . SA W Y E R .” The improvement o f Mx’s H a r d ing’s condition by 9:30 M o n d a y n ig h t had- con tin u e d su fficien tly to enable th e ■President th o r o ly w o r n out b y th e lo ng g V irgilrgil too retireetire foror -“h“h e night,ight. j son of Brig V i t r f - e n D r. iCarl! W. Saw y e r , son of B r ig . Gen. Sa-wyer, th e W h ite H o u s e physician, le f t th e m a n sion w ith this m o ther a t 10 o’clock and said that the patient’s ■ xm iprovement is continuing. Chairman Lasher of the Shippirl'g' Board, a late caller, -was equally re­ assuring. THE WOMAN’S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY T h e first m e e tin g o f th e W o m a n ’s H o m e M issionary Society of th e M. E . chu r c h after th e v a c a t ion season, ■will be h e ld T u e s d a y even in g i o’clock in th e chu r c h pai'lors. Mr: in stru c tive program . A ll w h o are i ■terested are cordially invited to be present and enjoy a social half-hour after th e m e e tin g . SENIOR CLASS ELECTS OFFICERS T h e Senior C lass of th e H u d son H igh School held a m e e t in g List ni.ght at th e h ig h sch o o l a t w h ich an elec- typ h o id of officers for th e com in g year T. held w ith th e follo w in g result: P r e s id e n t— ^Dernell Ever.v. V ice-P r e s id e n t — Max-y H o p k ins, Secretary— ^Helen D e P r o sse. T r e a s u r e r — G o rdon Cole. P r in c ip a l H a r tson and M iss H e len Francis of the High School faculty- are th e class supervisors. DONATION TEA OF THE ORPHAN ASYLUM T h e an n u a l D o n a tion T e a of th e H u d s o n O rphan & R e lief A s s o c iation w ill be held a t th e H u d s o n O r p h a n A sylum on Sa.furday, O ctober 7th. T h e B e a r d of T r u s tees and the Boax-d Of M a n a g ei’s appeal for the sam e g e n ­ erous response -which h a s m a r k e d thv D o n a tion T e a s alread y held. Is Im p r o v in g R a p id ly. A u g u s t u s H a r d w ick , w h o i-ecently underw e n t an opex’atxon perfox-med b y D r . G a lster, is im p r o v ing very rapid­ ly and is w e ll on th e road to recov- N e w C o u n ty C o r p o rations. In Columbia county there wenb th r e e com p a n ies w ith a cap italization of $18,000 in c o r p o r a ted last m o n t h O o iulucted S e r v ices A t R e d H o o k . T h e R e v . W . D e w itt .L u k ins, o f th is city, con d u c te'i th e serv ices Sun­ day at the R e form e d ch u r c h a t R e d I H o o k .

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