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WORLD Dili REED
20 MILLION BILES
COTTON 11 1823 '2l
Today We Have Scarcely
Enough to Last the Mills
Till Another Crop Conies
in, Says Mr. Owsley.
Recommends a Balanced,
Self-Sustaining I Agricul
ture and Increase of Man
■ i i. * L
Pinehurst, X. Ma.v 4. (By thp As
sociated Press). —A lie Inured, self
sustaining agriculture, intelligent mar
keting oiid a (•ontinuod Increase of
manufacturing industries were recom
mended for the South today liy Clar
ence Ousley, Fort Worth, Texas, for
merly assistant secretary of agricul
tuie, in an address before the North
Carolina Bnukers Association, after
declaring' a distinct-improvement in
iiusiness conditions Ims tieen - noted
throughout the country.
Calling attention to two years ago,
when a lnrge part of the agricultural,
commercial and financial lalslnesw of
the South was confronted with bank
ruptcy through liquidation of debts.
Mr. Ousley said that today indebted
ness for the most part has lieen reduc
ed to the proportions of prudent, ac
commodation to operating concerns
and money is easy for every legiti
mate and promising undertaking.
"Then,” he continued, “cotton, our
principal product, could he sold only
sparingly at less than pre-wnr prices
and at about half the cost of produc
tion. Today, it sells freely at more
titan twice pre-war prices and well
above the cost of production. Today,
we linve searbely enough to last the
mills until another crop comes in.
‘‘On the surface of the situation the
obvious fact of a supply well within
demand appears to lie the ohly cause
of the remarkable transformation from
near bankruptcy to comparative pros
lierlty. ‘lt is, indeed, the most poten
tial factor, though not the only factor,
but it is itself in its true analysis more
effect than cause.
“To adjust the supply of nny com
modity to demand is instnhtly to es
tablish economic value and to com
mand the liest price that buyers are
üble to pay. So when we say that
cqjton has recovered bemuse supply
is within demand we mean that the
trade equilibrium is restored, which is
merely another way of saying the
same thing. The cause of the effect
remains to lie stated.
“It is scarcely worth while now to
discuss cotton acreage for 192:1. fin;
crops are pitched, if not planted. But
it will not be amiss to state a few
outstanding facts which way affect
values and credits.
"At the present rate of consumption,
the world will need about twenty mil
lion bnles of cotton in 1923-24. As the
production of 1922-23 was only about
seventeen million bales, the unthink
ing jump at the conclusion that the
near famine which is now apparent
warrants all the acreage that can lie
put under the plow. Tl»ey overlook
two important, factors. <the, is 'bat a
consumption of twenty million bales
may be reduced to seventeen millions,
ns it was four years ago. without caus
ing wholesale arrests for nakedness.
The other is that, for the Inst two
years the South lias produced only
about half the world's supply and that
if the other producing regions increase
acreage as much as we. seem to lie do
ing! the total supply may considerably
exceed the demand.
“If we Increase the acreage by fif
teen per cent, and have the aVre yield
of 1922, my guess is that 25 cent cot
ton will only be a memory.
“Those who reckon the boll weevil
as insurance against over-product : ou
are ignorant or forgetful. With fav
orable weather we have made cotton In
spite of the weevil: without favorable
weather we can ''make but little
though free of the weevil. Besides, If
we must maintain supply with the de
gree' of weevil damage now popularly
anticipated, cotton will beu nprwfltable
below present prices, and present
prices loiig Continued will certainly de
velop cotton growing in other coun
“The south has no monopoly on . the
cotton plant. Profit from the indus
try will conie, when it comes at all, ns
jt comes in all' industries, by intelli
gent methods of production, marketing
“It is intelligence in these three
fields, ‘‘ he declared, "rather than boll
weevil or Providence or luck, that his
brought our present comparative pros
perity. In the pnst two years we have
(Concluded on Page Six.)
I PROCLAMATION! |
My sister, Mary Tudor, having left my home and fireside, I |l
H will not be responsible for debts contracted by her ner her com- ||
I panion. She is not yet of age and I had arranged a very profits- gj
gj , ble marriage for her, bnt she saw fit to elope with one of my . man pj
H servants. They will, ho doubt, attempt passage to some foreign W
j-3 country. If apprehended, notify. • H
, REX HENRY TUDOR 0
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C HEAPER AND BETTER
So Says President of Illinois Central
Railroad to Foreign Trade Conven
(By the Associated Press.)
New Orlenns, May 4. —The choice
between cheaiier and better transpor
tation in our nntional railway policy
is the big question Os the day, H.
Markham, president, of the Illinois
Central Railroad, told the tenth an
nual foreign trade convention here to
“Your secretary has referred to the
need for cheaper and better transpor
tation. 1 wish lie had placed the bet
ter ahead of the cheaper, as indicat
ing the side of the alternative that
ought to be attended to first," said Mr.
"No reduction in rates is worth
while if it wrecks our railroads,?
Mr. Markham added. "If nny imme
diate cheapening of railway rates is
desirable, the way for the public to
attuin it is to help the railroads cut
down operating costs and taxes, the
latter a burden of ever-increasing size.
"Despite occasional reverses occur
ring in years of depression, produc
tion and commerce are increasing. Be
tween lOil and 1920, for example, the
number of tons hauled one mile by
the railroads increased approximately
02 per cent. In the same period of
time the aggregate tractive power of
the locomotives owned h.v the rail
roads increased only 44 per cent., and
the aggregate capacity of the freight
cars increased only about 20 per cent,
'the arrested expansion of the rail
roads has taken place just at the time
of increased expansion of aimed ev
err other line of Am -rienn business.
Three human factors glamor for at
tention in any solution or the railway
problem. They are the patrons, who
receive transportation service and pay
for it in. freight rates and passenger
fares: the employes, who provide the
service add receive wages for so do
ing; and the owners, who invested in
tin* properties nml who profit by the
return, if any is realized. At preset it
tne benefits accruing to these groups
are fitly well divided, although the|
o.vners have been receiving r constant
ly decreasing proportion. If nny re
adjustment is to be made under pres
ent (auditions, it must lie carefully
handled if the prevailing balance is
not to lie disturbed.
“if transportation charge! are- to
be appreciably reduced at present it
wifi be done at Lhe expense of the
railroad owners or their employes or
both. If it is at the expense of the
employes, there will lie further labor
unrest and consequent interruptions of
service by strikes or breakdowns in
morale. If it is nt the expense of the
owners, there will lie prompt cessation
of the railway tirojecjs for. improved
service 'already- lannched. Either sit
uation promises trouble for those who
expect to lienetit permanently liy a re
duction in rates.
“My message to you is to build, not
to tear down; to plan for next year
and for ten years from now. rather
than merely for tomorrow: and I
promise you that the genius which
! made American railroads great in the
earlier days will become evident again,
to the lasting benefit of us all.”
With Our Advertisers.
Read James 11. Farley's big ad. on
page,six today. For women and miss
es you will find at this store fine coats,
suits, dresses, blouses, skirts, sweaters,
oxfords, etc. For men and young men
you will find fine suits, nobby hats,
trousers, rnin coats, gabardines, shoes
and oxfords. Boys' clothes too.
The Piggly Wlggiy has a big three
column a«l- in this paper today In
which are quoted some interesting
prices. Grapefruit, three for a quar
ter, and other things in proportion.
Make your kitchen work easier by
buying a Iloosier Kitchen Cabinet
from 11. B. Wilkinson.
Four per cent, interest compounded
quarterly paid on savings deposits by
the Citizens Bank and Trust Com
On Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock
the Merchants Association will serve
a banquet to the business men of the
city at the Y. M. C. A.
The way to serve toast is from an
electric toaster. See W. ,T. Hethcox’s
Alaska freezers —Concord Furniture
Get an Automatic refrigerator from
the Concord Furniture Co. - .
Flashlights, all sizes, shapes and
prices at Cline’s Pharmacy.
J. E. Love has a splendid stock of
warm weather clothes for men, light
woolen suits, straw hats, soft shirts,
underwear, hosiery, etc.
The Fixall Motor Co. at Kannapolis
sells the Chevrolet cars, “the lowest
priced quality automobile.”
If your tires need repairing leave
them with the Fixall Motor Co., at
Milk-Maid bread brings food joy and
strength to all.
President May Visit Panama Canal.
<itr the Associated tress, i
Washington, May 4. —President
Harding haa under consideration
. among other plans for his western
trip, a proposal advanced by Secre
• tnry Denby that fie return from Alas
ka on a naval vessel byway of the
Panama Canal and Porto Rico.
CONCORD, N. C., FRIDAY, MAY 4, 1923:
Make Non-Stop Flight From New
York State to Pacific Coast
(By the Associated Pros.
Kan Diego, Cal., May 4. —Home twen
ty years ago at. Kittyhawk Field. X.
C„ a crowd of enrious spectators stood
nronnd a strange machine known as
an nirship, and with one accord de
“Huh! That thing will never leave
But it did. , Under the guidance of
Orville Wright, the contrivance arose
falteringly and spent a few minifies in
the air, groaning and creaking. Avia
tion in America had become a reality.
In spite of this initial success,
fiofditful ones who witnessed and read
of the achievement still said:
“Well, they'll never get anywhere
with a contraption like that."
Today in a -hangar at Rockwell
Field near here there stands a lineal
descendant of that "contraption;’
which only day before yesterday stood
in a hangar at Hempstead, X. Y„ 2-
(125 miles away, having traversed the
continent in the air under its own
power and without a stop in 2(i hours
and 50 minutes and 38 2-5 seconds.
Another step in the progress of av
iation has been accomplished, and one
which surpasses what inventors at first
merely termed the'"(light of n bird." I
for no bird can fly continuously for.
so long n time or such a distance.
The men who flew the big monoplane
T-2 from New York are Lleuts. Oak
ley G. Kelly and John A. MncKendy,!
who lietweeu them already 'hold seven
aviation records, for speed, duration I
of flight and weight taken into the. air '•
Aldermatic Board Holds
Last Meeting of Regime
As Has Been the Case During Several Months, Street
Questions Were the Most Important Presented to the
Board.—To Widen Part of Depot Street. /
Holding the last meeting of their
regime, the aldermen Thursday night
considered a number of street matters,
passed several ordinances and devoted
some time to a number of proposi
tions that proved unfavorable to them.
The. board was in session until 10:30
and they leave the affairs of the city
in good shape for the board that will
he elected Tuesday.
As Ims been the case during the past
several meetings street matters were
the most important question presented
t» tlie all ter men In (he, Inst meeting
they will hold lieforetfhe final curtain
is dropped on their administration.
Having started a paving fad here the
iioard members find it hard to get
away from' paving petitions, and to
the hist they fought to get away from
requests for improved streets. And
they were not entirely successful in
their efforts, for such ihsistance for
a pavement on Chestnut Street was
shown that the iioard ordered the
street asphalted, and then it refused
to talk paved streets again.
The street will be paved down as
far as Georgia Avenue, the last peti
tion making this request.
A cement sidewalk will lie built on
tly> west side of White Street between
Grove and Depot streets,, this work
being authorized by the lionrd.
Several property owners on West!
Depot Street agreed to give the city j
ten feet of land to be used ns an ad-1
dltion to the street if the city would j
have it paved. The agreement was
made and this street will be widened \
ten feet between Spring Street and the
building occupied by the A. & I*. Ten j
Company. The city plans to start the
work of widening this street in the
W. M. Linker offered the city six
feet of land on Church Street, begin
ning at Depot Street and running back
210 feet, If the city would accent and I
pave it. The city 'agreed to do this, j
and thus part of Church Street will Ije
six feet wider when -the wqrk is com
pleted. Mr. Linker indicated that he
1 will In the near future erect a modern
business structure on his property,
1 formerly the CapP. William Propst
Mr. Linker was also granted per
mission to use Church Street for the
moving of the Propst house from its |
, present location to a lot on Church j
; Street near the new apartment house |
' lieing erected by Mr. Tom Honeycutt.;
’ The house probably will be moved
within the next <two weeks.
5 Paving contractors were ordered to
Start the work of paving East Marsh
Street at once. This street was or
‘ dered paved some time ago, hut some j
property hitch held up the work and
the city directed that the work he j
I started At once, regardless of the!
property difficulty, which It, is under
stood. has-not been straightened out. I
. The City Attorney told the iioard
that he had received a letter from an
t official of the Southern Railway Com
, pan.v, stnting that the company’s grade
, crossings in the city would lie put in
good shape at once.
. ' Two ordinances were passed by the
, lioard. and both of them deal with
auto parking, 'flu* first makes it un
lawful to park on Means Street be
’ tween Union Streit and the entrance
• to the Jail driveway; also on the
a south side of East Depot Street be-
J tween Union and Church streets. ,
| The second mnkes It a misdemeanor
| to park an auto on the streets any
jj Where within tljo fire limits between
9 3:80 a. m. and 5:30 a. m. This law.
a was enacted so the street sweeper
1 would not be hindered in its work of
3 cleaning the business section of the
1 t,C,tsr ’
| The year 1922 marked the nrst
4 time in ten years thr.t Massachusetts
a has gone twelve months without a
0 fatal accident to a child between
8 and 1C years of age in the industries.
on a single nlrplanc.
The men thought little of their ac
complishment and almost as soon art
they landed were making plnns for
attempting to establish a new record
for duration of flight and am attempt
to tty around tlie world.
The plane they flow in to San Diego
yesterday was the same they had
used in two previous attempts to cross
the American continent without a
stop, the first of which was halted by,
u fog which prevent el them from find
ing their way through the mountain
passos oast of bore, and lhe second
which terminated tliijongh a failure of
their engiao at Indianapolis last year.
Sun Diego, iCaif., (May 3.—Today it
is lint a single span, across the, ton
tinent. From New Y«,'k io Sin Diego
is only a hop. The Atlantic and
Pacific are terminals in America’s
air lanes—and if ojie wishes—mere
are no stops betwetn.
With the arrival at Rockwell Fieid,
near, here, of the army monoplane
T-2, piloted liy Lieutenants Oakley G.
Kelly and John A. Macßeady, the
first non-stop flight a’ernss the United
States was completed. The time trom j
Hempstpad, N. Y„ to San Diego was ,
2C hours and 50 minutes and 48 2-5
' The grind began Wednesday nt
12:36:53' p. nt., eastern standard
] time. ’lhe distance is estimated at be
tween 2,700. and 2.80 n miles.
| The airmen received a warm greet
<Continued -on Page Five) t
PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF
First Denomination to Put the Word
“Christjan” in Educational W’ork.
(By the AuiwlUcl Pima.l
New York, May 3.—“ The Presbyte
rian ('hurch is the first denomination
with tile courage to put the word
‘Christian’ in its official title for edu
cational work throughout the United
States," said Dr. Edgar P. Hill, gen
eral secretary of the oil Presbyterian
General Board of Education, commenc
ing on tbe organization' of the new
Presbyterian, Board of Christian Edu
cation, which was effected in this city
Women constitute one-third of the.
membership of 30 in the new board.
The new lionrd tnkes in the old Gen
eral Board of Education, the greater
portion of the work of the Board of
Publication and Sabbath School Work,
the Permanent Committee on Men’s
Work, tile Board of Temperance and
Moral Welfare, the Permanent Cone
mittee on Sablwth (ilisefivanee, second
ary schools and colleges of various old
boards, and missionary educational de
partments of the old Imards.
The chief executive is to lie the
general secretary. The business' de-
I partinent is to take over the large
! publishing interests of the old Board
lof Publication. There will lie a di-.
vision of Christian education in the
1 home, church and community. ■ The
board will concern itself with the 57
1 Presbyterian colleges of the country,
i Other departments will be for mis
: sionar.v education, men’s work, moral
welfare, including temperance, Chris
tian education in educational institu
tions, and colleges, theological semi
naries and training schools.
FARRAR DIVORCE SUIT
j MIST BE RETRIED
One of Co-resondents Named by Sing
er Wants Chance to Clear Her
6By tbe Amnoelnt+A Piw.*
New York, May 4. —Geraldine Far
rar’s divorce suit against Lou Tclle
gen, her actor husband, which Ims
been nearly completed before a ref
ferde, must he retried before a jury,
i eppellate division of the Supreme
i Court ruled today in order that Miss
Stella Larrimore, one of the co-re
! spondents named by the singer, may
huve nil opportunity to clear her name
Liquor Is Confiscated and Poured Into
| Newton, May 3.—Fifteen gallons
of pure mountain moonshine whisky
i were poured into the gutters of Main
Street today and a match set to it by
Chief of Police Tom Gabriel. The
I capture wtos made last night, on the
Lookout’ bridge at the Southern Power
Company's plant. Policeman Gabriel
nnd Cline stntioned themselves nt the
Catawba end of the bridge nnd wait
ed for the parties they had reason to
expect some time during the night.
And sure enough they came. On be
ing halted the driver started back
ward nnd tried to reach the other
side of the" river. A shot puncture of
1 one tire threw the car against the side
i of the railing bringing it to a halt.
Boh Holler was still in the car but
I Buddie Setzer. his partner, had land
■* ed on his feet and made, for the Ire
dell side. Both arc young men of
i North Newton. Holler has made his
' appearance I wind and was present
■ when the liquor was poured into the
' street. He got one double handful
i and pronounced It good stuff. He
said six gallons belonged to him nnd
nine to Setzer.
i The Brotherhood of Locomotive
i Firemen and Enginemen, with a mem
f tierahlp of 125,000, pays over a mil
, lion dollars a year In Insurance Claims.
RUM FIT;FT is BACK
AT ITS OLD POSITION
Thought Thursday Fleet Was Running
Thursday Front Latest Government
(Ur the Aseoclhted Press.)
New York, May 4.—The rum fleet,
which apparently had run away yes-]
terdny in the face of a three-sided at-!
tack liy 'government forces, lias dr-,
clod back and is lying in extended for-1
motion off the const. Captain Berry, ]
of the coast guard service, announced j
today. The yacht Istar and a British j
tanker are off Jones Inlet, while some
schooners' are scattered along in open
1 formation about 12 miles apart.
Captain Berry announced that tlie
cutter Seneca, one of several crafts |
detailed to keep a constant patrol ofi
tlie fleet, had captured two motor
boats which were communicating with
one of the rum ships. He said it had
not lieon decided what charges would
lie preferred against the crews which
still an* aboard the Seneca,
NEW YORK OMAN DESIRES
DEATH TO BE CERTAIN
W’ants Her Main Artery Cut to Avert
New York, May 4.—“ When I die.
get the doctor to cut my main artery
| to prevent tlie possibility of my com
, ing to life after I am buried. I Kind
have me burled too quickly. If 1
an* where I cannot stay in tlie house,
let me lie taken'to an undertaker's
for a few days, until they are sure
I am not. alive.”
This strange provision was in the
will of Mrs. Charlotte Louisa Wilins,
ja member of tlie Colonial Dames and
I descendant of some of the oldest New
Itork families, who died at her home.
No. 45 Fifth Avenue, January 4,1922.
• The will became public when applica
tion was made in the Surrogate’s
Court for a judicial settlement of tlie
Another provision in the document
said: "There is a white albatross dress
in a trunk at 45 Fifth Avenue, which
I would like to have on when I am
buried, hut if it is too far away at
the time or too much trouble a night
gown will do ns well.”
THE COTTON MARKET
There Was Some Further Scattered
Selling at Opening of Market 10-
(By the Anaodated Pres a.)
>,<*tv York. May 4.—There was some
further scattered seltinc at tlie open
ing of the cotton mark k tint offerings
were much lighter niter the big break
of y. s'erday -id there w< * buying on
a hi'Let that it had been oversold. Col
oring for ov.*u •be week-epd was also
promoted b.- r.'q,arts o? .tore rain in
lhe Sontlan.vJ after opening steady ar
a ilce lie ff j t- i.'Ms to aq ntivamsi of
0 points, active months soon showed
net advances of JO to 22 points.
Cotton futures opened steady: May
27.05: July, 25.00: October 23.85: De
cember 23.35’; January 23.10. v
Henpecked Club, I'teiniiug Adam as
Founder, Has Annual Onting.
ißy the Aa«oclate«l Press. >
(Yorkshire, May 4.—The members of
the famous Yorkshire organization
known as tlie "Henpecked Club” had
their “once a year outing" recently.
To an isolated hamlet, miles to rhe
west of Halifax, the’ president or ihe
club invited his “fellow bondsmen of |
the scrubbing brush and, pail” to,
gather, and as every member was |
loyal to his pledge of secrecy, tne
“henpecked” were not disturbed t>y
Tlie club is counted as .the oldest in
existence, Adam being claimed ns the
first member. Every year new mem
bers are enrolled, but applicants have
to pass a severe test providing ab
solute proof that on every day in the
year except the day of their outing
they are “slaves of the apron strings
and domestic drudgery.”
Now Open Season for Shooting Men,
Asserts New York Magistrate.
New York, May 2. —Chief City Mag
istrate McAdoo foresees tlie day when
the American bride will go to tlie
altar ‘'with the family gUn strapped
to her waist,” if the craze for carry
ing firearms grows.
In an address - liofore the Interna
tional Police Conference, in which he
urged n more rigorous control of tiro
arms. he said:
“The revolver is\the badge of an
American and- we are known as a
gun carrying, shooting nation. Tlie
ladies of American have taken to til?
gun in earnest.”
■ After making his prediction about
future Indies, he added that if she is
jilted, “off goes the gun.’.’
“It. is the open season for shooting
men, a good looking woman on the
stand, chivalrous jurors, a talc of
love. As a result we are getting into
1 an unenviable situation.”
Women to Consider Campaign Against
Sale of Narcotics.
(Hr the Associated Press.
Atlanta, May 4. —The General Fed
' oration of Women's Clubs, when it
convenes in this city May 7-11. will
' take up. among other things, tlie
question of n campaign against the
1 sale of narcotics throughout this
It is declared by an official of the
federation that the women will join
hands with the Anti-Narcotic League I
in launching a national campaign,
against the drug evil. An endeavor;
will be made to secure the-co-operation |
of every member of the federation in |
the work which the “Committee to;
Publish Facts" already has in hand.
400.000 Used Cars In Stork.
St. I.mils. May 4.—Automobile deal
ers in the Tjpifed States had 400.000
used cars in stock March 15, with a I
capital investment of $152,200.340. ac- j
cording to figures announced nt head- j
quarters here of the National Auto-'
mobile Dealers’ Association. The es-!
timated losses the dealers will absorb
|on this stock and investment total
$23,591,982 for the first three months
of 1923, it was added.
STUDYING ANSWER TO , I
COURT LIQUOR RULE]
Administration is Givi Tinr&ry
Much Consideration ’ w
Reply Will Be Made!
(By the AskoeluteU press.)
Washington. May 4.—The adminis
jtration.is moving with extreme care
lin its preparation to apply tlie Ku
, preme Court lSqnor edict against for
| eign vessels in American waters and
i the regulations now in the making
I will not be announced until every pos
sible angle of the situation lias been
Revenue Commissioner Blaif, whose
bureau has supervision over prohibi
tion enforcement, conferred with Pros-
I ident Harding before today's cabinet
i meeting at which it was understood
the Supreme Court opinion was talk
ed over for a second time’by the Chief
Executive with his official family.
Stories published in Paris that Pre
mier Poincare already had ordered a
protest lodged with (he American gov
ernment. whre without confirmation in
any quarter here, although it was said
:it the French embassy that such ac
tion would not lie unexpected. It is
regarded as likeiy in diplomatic cir
cles that Italy‘and perhaps other “for
eign powers will take similar action.
BACK WITH HIS PARENTS
Verner Alexanderson Was Located in
Shack After Search Continuing For
(By Hit- Associated Press.)
Watertown, X. Y., May 4.—Verner
Alexanderson, kidnapped Schenectady
lad, for whom a nationwide search was
conducted for 72 hours and who was
found Thursday evening in a shack
on the Indian River near Theresa. 25
miles from here, started for home to
day after a joyful reunion with his
father and mother at the home of
Sheriff Ernest G. Gillett.
With him goes a dog, a present from
his kidnappers, the lad insisting that
unless liis new pet accompanied him
lie did not want to go.
Harry Fairbanks, of Ogden burg, and
Stanley Crandall, of Rochester and
Waterton. the alleged kidnappers, have
escaped into'Canada, it is believed.
Mrs. 11. D. Grennell. of Alexander,
Bay, in whose charge the boy was
found, and who is said to he the fos
ter mother of Fairbanks’ wife, is at
the county jail here.
HONEYCUTT WILL NOT
ENTER RUN-OFF RAUF,
Issues Signed Statement Pointing Out
His Attitude and Position.
(By *hr Aanuelatcd Pma.i
Charlotte, May 4.—James A. Honey
cutt, commissioner of public safety,
today issued a signed statement un
rNotHictiMf-his withdrawn) from the
run’-ott primary with X. W. Wallace,
former sheriff, who with Mr. Honey
cutt led the field in the race for the
nomination for public safety commis
In liis statement Mr. Hiineycutt
said a majority hud not expressed it
j self as to its choice for tlie place, and |
I added "but the majority of the board |
have already lieen elected, and 1 as- j
snre the citizenship that I could not,
and would not, serve with what has al
ready been established as the majority ]
opinion at the City Hall for the next,
two years.” -
! FRANCIS OUIMET WINS
British golf trophy
In Play-Off He Defeated Dr. 0. P. ! ;
Willing by One Stroke.
Sandwich, England. May 4 (By the
Associated Press). —Francis Ouimet,
of Boston, won the Royal St. George
championship grand challenge golf
trophy today by one stroke, by defeat
ing I)r. 1). P. Willing, of Portland.
Oregon, in the play-off of yesterday’s
ti.e Ouimet took 77 strokes for 18
holes, while Dr. Willing took 78. j
Radio Call for Blood.
London. May 2.—Broadcasting, :
which has become almost a mania
here, lias been applied to novel pur- 1
, i poses in the last few days. At mid
night on Monday the Manchester sta
j tion sent fortli an appeal for volun
| teers for , a blood transfusion to save
! the life of a man dying in a hospital
after the amnputation of an arm. j
Within an hour four men arrived !
at the institution to offer their blood,
but the patient had died in the inter
A few evenings ago a woman resid
ing in a country town which has no '
telephone or telegraph service at
night was brought to the bedside of
her son who was dying in London.
The woman's neighbors had heard the
. wireless call for her.
“Got Another Think Coming,”
1 The Washington negroes may secure
the removal of Colonel Sherrill from
his position in Washington, lint if
they think they can bulldoze Cnpt.
Miles Sherrill's sou. well, they might
ns well begin to think again.
Club Women Begin Work At An
Early Hour and Plan Busy Day
(Bt the Anwlnel PreiMu»
| Winston-Salem, May 4.—That the
, women of North Carolina are willing
; to keep ns early hours as anybody to
j meet the demands of the day, let it be
I business, domestic affairs or pleasure.
; and that they are willing to .spend as
much time as is necessary to deal
with , the problems of civic and social
welfare is being demonstrated here
this week In the conduct of the twen
ty-first annual session of Norib ,Caro
-1 lina Federation of Women’s clubs,
j This morning at 8 o'clock the de
| part mental club presidents gathered
|nt breakfast and as it is their cus
! tom In the home, discussed any mat
ters that were anticipated flrtr Jfche
.day before the "family Is scattered,”
to meet the problems which may arise.
This gathering was presided over by
'•‘“i citizens of
ME TO COHN
ILL Ul HIM
Angus W. McLean Says Sym
pathy for Lawlessness Cer
tain to Undermine Founda
tion of Governmet.
MAKES ADDRESS AT
CLOSING OF SCHOOL
Says Schools Can Be Made
“Vital Force” in Bringing
About Great Respect for
Law From All Classes.
(By the Associated Press.
f'-ullowhee. X. May 4— r “Acts of
lawlessness, whether committed by in
dividuals who pose as private vindica
tors of the law, or by duly constituted
.officers acting unlawfully, create con
tempt for all law and will finally un
dermine the very foundations of our
government unless the law-abiding peo
ple of the state stand firm ngainst
sneh occurrences,” Angus W. McLean,
formerly a memlter of the War Finance
Corporation and now a prospective
candidate for Governor of North Caro
lina, declared here today.
Mr. McLean's address was delivered
at the commencement of the Onllow
liee Normal & Industrial School, hav
ing ns his subject “The Character of
Education Necessary in a Democracy.”
He condemned what he termed "out
rageous exhibitions of lawlessness in
North Carolina,” mentioning specifi
cally the alleged whipping of two wo
men in his home county of Robeson,
nnd the firing into an automobile by
prohibition agents near Asheville re
“If people inclined to commit such
crimes know that their punishment Is
certain and that it would be adminis
tered by fair, honest nnd unswayed
tribunals then the spirit of lawless
ness would die out, and from its ashes
would grow up such a love of law nnd
order as would make ours an ideal
democracy.” he asserted.
The schools can !>e made “a vital
force in bringing about this milch de
sired result," be continued, adding that
’lytiln these institutions there should
“Jailinte such an influence for law
and law enforcement in every com
munity, that no individual or group of
individuals will dare override the law
nor will there be undue laxity in its
enforcement by the dtily constituted
European Chaos is Nearing End, Says
j Harvey, Preparing to Sail.
i London, May 2. —While the German
; reparation offer was being received
j piecemeal in London this afternoon,
I American Ambassador Harvey, at his
i last conference with the American
: newspaper correspondents before he
| sails for home tomorrow, declared he
; saw a ray of light in the post-war
' darkness, auguring brighter hopes for
a' general European settlement, than
nt any time during his two years at
the London Embassy.
He believed the solution of all the
problems would come if Secretary
Hughes’ recommendation for an inter
national commission to fix Germany’s
, indebtedness were followed out. and
| he was confident that Germany would
| accept, blindfolded nnd in advance,
! any reparations sum recommended by
the United States.
I The ambassador said lie had receiv
ed no intimation of any change in the
French attitude, but believed he voiced
the concensus of American and Brit
ish opinion In characterizing the pres
ent moment ns most hopeful for the
.inauguration of negotiations , that
! would end the present chnotie condi
Harvey had not seen the extracts of
the German proposals received in Lon
don. and said lie had no definite facts
to cite In backing up his opinion, but
he believed it was justified from the
general situation on the continent, as
lie surveyed it previous to his home
Three Dancers Still on Floor.
<Rt lh» Associate* Press.
Wilmington, X. C.. May 4. —Only
three dancers were sticking to the mar
athon grind nt a local park this morn
ing when the mists drifted off Green
field Lake. Two contestants dropped
out during the night. The dance has
now been in progress 42 hours.
Mrs. R. H. Latham, president of the
Winston-Salem Woman’s Club. At
the same hour In another private
brenkfast room of convention head
quarters, the home economics break- '
fast was In progress, with Mrs. Es
telle. Smith, of Goldsboro, presiding.
At 9:30 o’clock the convention con
vened for business in the assembly
room of the Masonic Temple, with dis
trict matters on the program. Elec
tion of officers, aniemUnenta to the
constitution, and reports of standing
committees showing spleading prog
ress during tbe past year were made.
’ This afternoon the address by Mrs.
Palmer Jet-man, was the feature fol- ,
lowed by adoption of resolutions re
ported by the resolutions committee, ,
and the consideration of other .busi