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ANOTHER BIG SALE
EVENT PROMISED BY I
“Sale Days” Will Begin in >
Local Stores on Next Fri- !
day, June 22, and Continue
for Eight Days. i
MANY BARGAINS ",
TO BE OFFERED
Event Being Staged by Mer- 1
chants Association.—Tri- 1
bune and Times to Carry !
Special Ads. J
‘•Dollar Days." which the merchant!* 1
of Concord hold jointly, will begin Fri
day of this week ami continue through
all next week, it is announced from the
office of the Concord Associn- .
lion, under whose auspices the event is .
to be held.
Final arrangements for the staging of (
the event were made at a recent meeting (
of the special events committee of the
asßocintion. held- at the merchants asso- ,
The Concord merchants' “Dollar ;
Days" has for a number of years been ‘
a semi-annual event which is marked in (
red on the calendars of all thrifty-mind
id citizens, not only in Charlotte, but (
throughout the surrouudiug territory. (
The settled and consistent policy of the
members of the merchants association |
participating in the event has been to j
offer genuine values of such appeal as to j
create sources of new friends to the in- .
dividual stores and to allow thrifty pur
chasers to share the benefits of the im
mense joint buying power represented by
the Concord retail stores when they act j
as a unit.
As usual “DoJlar Days” begin ou Fri
day at a time when the Concord stores
are at the peak of their stocks; it is not
a job lot of "jitnk" that the folks will
have offered to them on Dollar Days next
week, but the cream of the big stock car- 1
lied in Concord retail stores. - For eight ,
days the best of this stock will be otfer
ed at such price concessions as have in i
the past attracted purchasers to antici
pate their needs for months ahead. The
variety, completeness aud style authori- ,
tativeness of Concord retail stocks have
long been causes for very just pride on ,
the part of all patriotic citizens, amt it
is these factors combined wi.u (inHtrh'C' -
concessions that have made the day so
popular with the public.
'For the benefit of those who are not
familiar with the manner of operation of ;
Concord Dollar Days, by reason of be- ■
ing newcomers —it may be stated
event takes its uame from the fact that
in all stores where it is practicable, bar
gains are made with the special purpose
of selling the article or grout) of articles
for a dollar. In the case of a grand pia
no or a house and lot, of course such an
arrangement is in the present state of
the market rather difficult to achieve. In
such cases the concession, although not
reaching down quite to the level of one
dollar, is uniformly worthy of the day
aud its reputation.
The advertisements carrying the Con
cord merchants' special announcements of
bargains for “Dollar Day” are now in
course of preparation and will appear
within a day or, two. It is a settled
habit of economical people in ever in
crcasing numbers to take considerable
time to study these announcements. “Dol
lar Day," unfortunately for the purchas
■ era, is no longer any other business day,
and it is not infrequently the case that
an eager shopper lingering too long over
bargains in one store misses entirely his
or her reward await ing, across the street
or around the corner. A careful study
of the special advertisements aud the
framing of an Itinerary have been known
to save no small amount of commercial
“weeping and gnashing of teeth.”
The watchword is: “Let the day come,
the bargain-! .-nail not escape."
Accused as Wholesale Poisoner.
Newark. N. J.. June IS.—The case
was Mrs. Mary F. Creighton aud her
husband. John Creighton, on a charge of
having killed MVs. Creighton's broth
er, Charles R. Avery, by means of
poisoning, was called for trial today in
the Hudson County court.
Mrs. Creighton and her husband were
arrested on May 12 last, after the
authorities had received an anonymous
letter implicating young Avery’s sister
on his death. Mrs. Creighton was the
beneliciaary of a SI,OOO insurance policy
which her brother earried, and upon
which, the police allege, she paid the
Following the arrest of Mrs. Creigh
ton and her husband, other rumors
spread regarding the death of the father
and mother of Mr. Creighton. These
deaths also were -referred to in the
anonymous letter. The elder Mrs.
Creighton died on December 1. 1020.
Her death was diagnosed as due to
cerebral bemorrgnge induced by
On September 25, 1021, John .C.,
Creghton died after a brief illness which
. was diagnosed as endoeardits. or m
flamation of the tinning of the heard.
Following Avery’s death and arresf of
his sister, the bodies of Mr. and Mrs.
Creighton were exhumed and examina
tions begun. It was reported that the
examination of the stomachs and - in
testines showed traces of arsenic. As a
result of the disclosures additional -in
dictments were returned against the ac
Artificial silk, which can scarcely .be
distinguished from the genuine article,
is made almost, entirely from wood, and
this is also the case with a good many
other clothing materials.
The Concord Daily Tribune
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* BIG BREAK IN *
* COTTON PRICES. 5K 1
* r X
(By the Associated Prfss)
IK New York, June IS,—Yielding to
■#. a renewal of liquidation. July con- -
W- tracts broke 85 points, or slightly 5K i
it; more than $4 a bale today. They 5K 1
# sold at 27.00, while new crop ■+•
5b months, influenced by favorable 5b 1
5b weather and crop news dropped 60 5b 1
5b to 67 points, seuding October off 5b i
5b to 24.34. *
A- * 1
BI LLETS IN DRY WAR 1
SCARE , ATLANTIC CITY ’
Coast, Guard Fires 100 Shots at Fleet of
Liquor Smugglers Just Off Boardwalk.
Atlantic City, N. J„ June 16.—A |
fleet of high-speed cruisers, supposedly
rum-runners, was completely routed I
early this morning by a local coast i
guard boat, whose crew made use of 1
rifles and pistol. Small arms were used i
by the coast guardsmen because their I
ernft is not yet equipped with heavier
guns such us have been furnished to all
tile revenue Cutters operating out of i
New York City.
In the, course of the chase in .which
the bootleggers apparently were unwill
ing or unable in their haste to return
the tire, a 4iundml shots are estimated
to have been fired by the members of
the coast guard. Bullets whizzed over i
the boardwalk! and late strollers scur
ried to shelter. The chase of the rum
runners and the light began within 200 i
yards of the boardwalk, aud many per- i
sons alleged today that their lives were I
endangered by the promiscuous shooting
of the member of the coast guard.
Persons who accidentally became the
target of stray bullets made angry pro
tests today to Congressman Isaac Raeh
arach of this district. They went to 1
liis house arid his office to express their
indigation at, the indiscriminate shoot
ing alleged to have been done by the ■
members of the coast guard.
THE COTTON MARKET
Market Weakened Soon After Opening. -
-JulJ’ Selling Off to 27:12 or 73 Points
(By (be Associated Press.)
New York. June IS.—There was re
newed liquidation of July contracts in
the cotton-TTiurket at the opening today.
This had an unsettling effect which Was :
combined with reports of very favorable
weather in the South over Sunday, rela
tively easy Liverpool cables, and pros
pects for continued Manchester mill cur
tailment during July and August, led to
a good deal of selling. Initial offerings
were pretty well absorbed at a decline
of an to 43 points, but the market soon
weakened with Jqlj,,selling off to 27:12,
•m iKiftrts HM lower." Later months
sold 45 to 50 points below Saturday’s
closing, with October declining to 24.51.
Cotton futures opened easy: July
27.40; October 24.65; December 24.05;
January 23.85; March 23.85.
$5,000,000 DAMAGE IS
, CACHED BY FIRES
Which Have Been Burning for Several
Days in New Brunswick.
(By the Associated Press.)
Frederiekton, New Brunswick. June
18.—Fire sweeping through the forests
in New Brunswick, continued unabated
last night and have already caused
$5,000,000 damage, according to latest
estimates. Travel through the forests
ip the eight northern counties of the
province has been prohibited by C. W.
Robinson, minister of land and ininqs.
To Try Priest Oil Murder Charge.
Montreal, June 18.—Not in many
years has a\ criminal case in the local
courts attracted so much public at
tention ns is now centered in the trial
of Abbe Abelard Delorme, who is charg
ed with the murder of his wealthy half
brother, Raoul Delorme. The trial is
scheduled to begin tomorrow before Sir
Francis Lemieux, chief justice of
It was a year ago last. December that
the body of Raoul Delorme was found,
death having resulted from a revolver
shot His brother, Abbe Delorme, was
at once suspected because he was heir
to the young man's valuable estate and
was the beneficiary of a large insurance
policy on his life. At a preliminary
hearing, following his indictment on a
charge of first degree murder, the Abbe
was committed to St. Michael Asylum on
the ground that he was insane.
From the first the accused mau in
sisted that he was not insane aud de
manded that he should be released from
the asylum so he could be put on trial
for the alleged murder. During his long
incarceration in the 'asylum Abbe
Delorme received virtually no visitors
with the exception of his attorneys.
Even on Christmas Day he refused to
avail himself of the privilege Offered of
seeing his sisters.
Id the early part of this year a peti
tion for the Abbe's release from the
asylum was formally presented to the
court. The petition was supported by
statements from the asylum physicians
and attendants, setting forth their be
lief in the man’s sanity. Following
favorable action on the petition the
Montreal authorities began preparations
for an immediate trial on the murder
charge. The Abbe has retained Alleyn
Tascherau, a prominent Montreal at
- torney. to defend him.
Mnj. St«l man Will Make Another Race.
Oxford, June 16.— Friends of Major
Chas. M. Stedman in Oxford have re
ceived letters from him announcing his
intention; to be a candidate for re-elec
tion to succeed himself as the member
of Congress from this district Though
rather early to consider the nomination,
yet Major Stedman has made this an
nouncement, which comes as a surprise
tb many voters in the district. Major
Stedman has received a hearty support
i from Granville, being an old Con
, federate veteran and having numbers of
1 friends in Oxford and Granville. No
• other candidate has yet announced him
self against Major Stedman.
CONCORD, N. C„ MONDAY, JUNE 18, 1923.
GIANT ZEPPELINS MAY SOON
OPERATE ACROSS ATLANITC
It is- Expected That They Will Cross the
“Pond” in Three and a Half Days.
(By tile Associated (TesN ■
Imndon, June IS.—Details of the first
Atlantic airship service, between Spain
and Argentina have just been made pub
lic by the London Daily Chronicle, which
says that it may soon be possible to
britlge the 5,000 miles between the two
continents in three and a half dnys. The
service will operate between Sevi le and
Beunos Aires, and Zepplin aircraft will
There will be terminal airdoines. moor
ing masts, repair sheds, and hydrogen
factories at Seville and at Beunos Aires,
In addition, emergency landing grounds
will be laid out at the Canary Islands
and.ut Cordoba, in the Argentine.
On the American side of the Atlantic
the hangars will be made on a revo vina
principle, because of the variability of
the wind. Four airships are be'iß; '
built to inaugurate tile scheme, ami it is '
anticipated that service will begin next
Summer. It also is probable that ar
rangements will be made to link up
Seville direct with London by an airplane
The airships, fitted with nine engines
each developing 400 horsepower, will car
ry 40 passengers and 11 tons of mails
aud merchandise. There will b- two
simultaneous flights a week in each di
rection. and the time taken to cross the
.Atlantic will be three days and 16 hours.
Passengers will have all the comforts of
an Atlantic liner, without the disadvant
age of sea sickness.
The ships will have a speed of 82
miles an hour. Zepplin pilots who have
not less than 1.000 successful flights to
their credit will be engaged to operate
the craft. Each airship will carry six
pilots and a commander.
Powerful wireless sets will he fitted
into each ship, thus it will be possible
to keep in touch with 45 weather sta
tions on the coasts of Spain. Africa,
America, the Canary Islands, Cape
Verde and Fernando Noronha. as well
•is witluSdiips at sea.
Holds Democrats’ Protest is Unwar
Washington, June 16.—Chairman
Adam, of the Republican National Com
mittee. said today he was “in full'
sympathy” with the proposed trial trip
of the Shipping Hoard liner Leviathan,
and regarded eritieisf of the trip by the
Democratic National Committee un
justified and unwarranted. The Demo
cratic committee’s attack seemed
particularly out of place, he declared,
“when the last Democratic Administra
tion squandered more money in one day
than the Democratic committee now al
leges the whole Leviathan trip will
Itrfrilbiicart ehn«i man -tuif that
although he had declined an invitation
by Chairman Lasker to be a guest of
the board on the trail ‘ rip the only
reason for his doing so was his inability
to be absent at that, time from his
TO MAKE CHANGES IN
THE RECLAMATION SERVICE
Office of Director Will Be Abolished on
•July Ist, Secretary Work Announces.
(By the Aaxoclatei! Press.)
Washington. .Tune 18.—Sweeping
changes in the organization of the re
clamation service were seen today in the
announcement by Secretary Work of the'
abolition of the office of director, effect
ive July 1. I>. W. Davis, former Gov
ernor of Idaho, will assume charge of
this service with the title of Commis
Better Train Service For Piedmont
LdXingtoni June 16.—Lexington,
Thomasville, High Point, and Salisbury
have been moved up a little nearer their
former status of “main 5 line towns"
throught the announcement that the
Central Carolina Development Asso
eiation has wbn its fight for a through
State train, service over the Southern
Railway through here. Beginning next
Sunday the Southern will restore a
through service that is expected to prove
a very satisfactory - substitute for the
one removed during the war.
This step is the routing of the par
tor car from Trains 21 and 22 over the
main line from Greensboro to Salisbury.
This ear will, be attached at Greensboro
from 21 to 45 aud will pass through
Lexingou at 2:51 p. m. At Salisbury
the Salisbury and Charlotte train will
carry the ear to Barber, where it will
again be hitched to 21 and proceed on
to Asheville and connections for the
Middle West. The reverse will be fol
lowed as to the same car on No. 22.
tiffs to be earried through Lexington
on No. 46, ut 4:57 p. m.
To Ground Cotton Gins to Stop Static
Washington, June 17.—T0 reduce
losses from fire in cotton gins caused by
ignition from static electricity, the de
partment of agriculture is urging the
wiring of cotton gins so as to ground the
electricity generated by friction. Fires
in cotton gins have reached as high as
a million dollars a season, a great many
of them having been caused by static
electricity. The effectiveness of a prop
er grounding system’, the department
points out, is now recognized by insur
ance companies whose ratings make al
lowance for gins properly grounded.
With Our Advertisers.
Today and tomorrow Daniel Carson
Goodman presents “Has the World Gone
Mad?” at the Star Theatre. Also a
1 Harold Lloyd comedy, “A Sailor Made
The Citizens Bank and Tins/Company
places at your convenience a banking ser
• vice that has proved its exceptional val
' H. B. Wilkinson is now showing an ex
tensive line of living room furniture.
For all kinds of electrical work and
; appliances gee W. J. Hethcox.
i One-half the world doesn’t know how
• the other half lives; but some peop'e
fio theiV best to find out.
PARKER GETS BOOM
WHEN HE MRS
Governor of Louisiana, Often
Mentioned as Democratic -
Presidential Candidate, is :
Heard in Massachusetts.
WITH MR. FORD
Neither Would Admit Wheth- ,
er Conference Had Any-1*
thing to Do With Their !
j (By (he Associated Press.)
Springfield. Mass.. June 18. —With the
meeting here yesterduj for the first time
of Henry Ford and Governor John M.
Barker, of Louisiana, prominent demo
crats in tlie Collection! Valley place high
political significance on a conference that
took place ill a local Mtel. The two men,
both of whom have been mentioned as
possible candidates ff>r the democratic
Presidential nomination, met a large del
egation of Democrats from this section
and finally were closeted in a room for
some time. Neither would admit that
politics with reference for their own '
chances for the nomination had been dis- '
Mr. Ford took occasion to deny his
reported sympathy for the Ku Klux !
Klan, saying he not orilv was not a mem- j
her. but belonged to no secret organ!- \
After the conference Governor Parker j'
went to Greenfield, where lie spoke at the
dedication of an Elks memorial statue.
There lie was hailed as a logical candi
date for president, ' A decided boom
among the 10,000 persons there was evi
denced for Parker.
EAST SIDE GARAGE IS
ROBBED BY 12 BANDITS
About 50 Employes hi the Garage Were
Not Robbed.—Jeweler Robbed of S3OO.
(By the Associated Press.)
New York, June 18.—Twelve armed
bandits today held Up 50 chauffeurs,
helpers and washers in an East Side ga
rage while confederates robbed a safe of
$3,000. Nothing was taken from the
employees. Earlier in the day two ban
dits armed with revolvers w up Sam
uel Lowry, a turn of jew
els and S3OO in cash. Lowry, who was
in a taxicab in front of his home in the
Bronx, swallowed a ring worth $1,500
when the bandits approached.
Iu each case the bandits escaped in au
RAILROAD LINES ARE i
TAKEN OVER BY FRENCH '
Number of Locomotives , and Freight
Cars Also Seized by French Troops in ]
Essen, June 18 (By the Associated ,
Press). —The French today seized 1701 ]
locomotives and 2,000 freight cars on
branch lines between Dortmund and Es- (
sen, thus virtually completing French .
control of the Ruhr transportation lines. ,
The food situation at Dortmund, Bo
chum and other points is growing metre ,
seriously daily as a result of the'
REDD SENTENCE CHANGED
Is Fined SSOO For Embezzlement of
Check Intended for Solilierh.
(By the Associated Press.)
Raleigh, June 18.—Lenmou Redd, far
mer bookkeeper at tlie State Sanitorium,
was liberated from jail today on the eve
of his departure to the Atlanta Federal
penitentiary to Serve two years for al
leged embezzlement of pay check intend
ed for a soldier. Judge Connor chang
ed the present sentence to a tine of SSOO,
which was promptly paid. Reed had
been in the Wake county jail since his
conviction in Federal court about two
Finds 25-Pennyweight Gold Nugget.
Mr. Paul Eudy, while plowing cotton
on the farm of T. A. and P. M. Barrin
ger, found a gold nugget weighing 25
pennyweight. Where this was found lie
prospect seems to be good for more.
The congregation of Central Methodist
Church was delighted at the Sunday
morning service to have Mrs. H. G. Gib
son render a solo and to assist the
choir with the singing of the hymns.
Mrs. Gibson was before her marriage the
leader of the singing at Central Church,
and her appearing again was a source of
great pleasure to the large congregation
who heard her.
gssgs.CTi aj. ■:
Attend the Star Regularly Fee Better Pictures I
TODAY AND TOMORROW S
Daniel Carson Goodman
“HAS THE WORLD GONE MAD?” j
Wlmt will be the end of this age of madness, this period of jazz, |
joy and recklessness, this time of insatiable appetite for forbidden jj
pleasures, these delirious days-of hootch, speed and regrets?
To the persons that are not fortunate enough to get seats in out
house during the showing of this wonderful picture, can see it at, the
Broadway in Charlotte the last half of this week.
Also HAROLD LLOYD in
, “A SAILOR MADE MAN”,
I personally guarantee this to be the best picture program ever of- |
sered in Concord. Signed |j
; . PETE ROSS. f|
\ ' .... ,1 Ujmm
ST. LOI’IS WELCOMES ROTARY
DELEGATES FROM MANY NATIONS
Delegates to Represent 1450 Clubs ta
Meet There Today.
(By (he Associated I'rraa.>
St. Louis, .Tune IS.—Delegates repre
senting 1,450 clubs located in 26 coun
tircs of the world, with membership to
talling approximately 00.000. are gather
ing here today to attend the-opening of
tlie fourteenth annual convention of In
This shows the growth of the organi
zation, for it was in 1005 that four men
met in Chicago and formed the first elub.
These were a coal dealer, a mine opera
tor. a merchant a tailor an attorney.
They ealled the elub “Rotary” because
the members met iu rotation at. their
places of business.
It was not until 1008 that the second
Rotary Club was formed in San Fran-'
eisco. Then the- movement began to
spread until there were 16 clubs in the
t'nited States in 1010. when the first
convention was held in Chicago,
v Since 1012 tlie organization has grown
even more rapidly than during the first
seven years. Although the greater num
ber of clubs are in the I'nited States,
and the British Isles and Canada—there
are now Rotary (Hubs in Newfoundland.
Porto Rico, Mexico. Cuba. Republic of
Panama. Crugnay. Argentine Republic.
China. Norway. British India. Spain,
France, Denmark. Australia. New Zea
land. Hawaii. Philippine lslnds. Peru.
South Africa, Japan, Holland!, ami
Each Rotary Club is a complete work
ing unit in itself, entirely independent of
every other club, and is supposed to
make itself a part of the community in
which it is established and to adapt it
self to the peculiar problems of that!
community. During the last few years
a model constitution has been provided j
that ali new clubs are required to adopt.
A system of arbitrary grouping of I
clubs in what are called districts has
been adopted. There are 41 Rotary dis
tricts in the world at the present time.
Each district has a governor who is
elected by the annual convention from
I nominations made by clubs of the dis
trict, and the governor is an internation
al officer and the accredited representa
tive of the international board to the
THOS. MYERSCOFGH IS
ARRESTED FOR SEDITION
Secretary-Treasurer of Mine Workers
Organization Arrested by Pittsburgh
I By ttie Associated err*-,
Pittsburgh, Pa., .Tune IS.—Thomas
Myerscough, secretary-treasurer of the
Progressive International Committee of
the t inted Mine Workers, was arrested
on a charge of sedition as he left the
Allegheny county court house today.
Meyiseoiiqh find just filed a peition for
tlie recovery () f papers seized iu raids on.
alleged radicals here April 27th.
South Carolina Makes Big Sales to
Columbia. S. C„ June 17—The South
Carolina Cotton Growers’ Co-operative
association has within the past 10 days
made some very large sales of cotton to
Germany. It was learned tonight. Of
ficials of the association when asked
for a. statement said that the sales had
been made and that “a splendid price
had been secured for the cotton" bat
declined to give the exact number of
bales sold or the definite price received.
The association sold some cotton to
German interests some two months ago
and its relations with them were Vo
satisfactory the officials said that > much
larger sates have recently been madae.
Officialas of the association said that
the export demand was increasing very
Democrats to Have No Plank on
French Lick. Indiaana. June 16.
Party platforms will not contain a
plank on the liquor issue. United States
Senator McKellar. democrat. Tennessee,
declared on his arrival here todaay for
a week's vacation. McKellar
said that bis visit had no ! connection
with the visit of Gov. A1 Smith, of New
York, although the senator expressed a
desire to meet the New York executive.
“I don't believe anybody except a
man with' ‘dry’ tendencies can be nomi
nated for the presidency on the demo
cratic ticket,” the senator said. "The
‘wet.’ and ‘dry’ question will not be an
issue, for the country is irrevocably
Two Youths Lose Lives When Train
► Hits Wagon.
Raleigh, June 16. —Jasper Hodge, 15,
and Thomas Hodge. 11. son or Arthur
Hodge, farmer, died in a local hospital
today from injuries received when a
wagon in which they were riding was
struck by a Southern railway passenger
train at a crossing netflr Auburn, nine
miles from Raleigh, this morning.
Sir. and Mrs. Foy. of High Point, and
Mr. and Mrs. It. E. Slither, of Charlotte,
spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs.
Jno. M. Young.
* LEAVES SICK BED *
* TO .JOIN LOVER *
HE. (By tli«» Associated Press) 4-
HE San Francisco, Cal., June IS.— %
HE Jean Strange, whose spine w»-
HE recently, and since lute '' -jjpot ß "
HE sprained in an autoii StO^e
HE ped to a board, was _.„»e
HE the board for the fit„r time last HE
HE week, and seized the occasion to HE
HE elo|>e with fieorge Franklin, who HE
HE was her fiance before the accident. HE 1
READY TO BEGIN WORK
ON STONE MOUNTAIN
Confederate Memorial Will Be Carved in
the Rocky Face of the Mountain.
tßy the Associated Press.»
Atlanta. June 18. —-Impressive cere
monies marking the beginning <tf the ac
tual work of carving the great Stone
Mountain Confederate memorial were
held here today. A military procession
led by Governor Hardwick, of Georgia,
and Governor Trio kit', of Virginia, prin
cipal orators of the occasion, preceded
the exercises in the afternoon on top of
Stone Mountain. The parade passed i
through down town streets past the ,
Henry Grady monument where the Vir
ginia orator placed a wreath.
Then the procession wended its way to ,
the capitol grounds where brief exer- 1
cises were also conducted at the mono- i
ment of Gen. John B. Gordon, one of i
the noted leaders of the Confederate ]
army after which the party proceeded to i
Stone Mountain. (
ITALIAN PRIEST SEIZED
AND CARRIED AWAY ‘
| By 500 Brigands Who Were Operating 1
1 Near Ilankow—Natives Also Captured.
Hankow. June 18 (By the Associated
Press). —Five hundred brigands who kid
napped .Father Malotte. an Italian priest :
about 100 miles north of here Saturday,
maltreated the prelate before they ear
tied him off. The outlaws seized and 1
bore away several hundred native prist- 1
oners, according to reports brought here '
The same or another gang of bri- '
gauds is reported to have surrounded a
missionary compound at Tsao-Chih,
about fifty miles northwest of Hankow.
All women connected with the mission,
however, had previously been sent to a
safe place. The men of the mission
are still at their posts,
CITY ADVERTISING IS
VALID. JUDGE RULES
Nearly Everybody Advertise Now, Even
Churches. Says Shaw.
Greensboro. June I(l.—Plea for an
injunction restraining the mayor and
city coucil of High 1 Vint from levying a
tax to be used for the support of the
Chamber of Commerce of High Point
was today refused by Judge T. J. Shaw
in Guilford Superior Court here.
Judge Shaw said that everybody
nearly advertises now, even the church-
Tbe plaintiffs filed notice of appeal to
the North Carolina Supreme Court, and
the case will go there for final decision.
E. To Ketchie, of High Point, also
representing other citizens, was the
plaintiff in the case, and contended that
tiie city had no right to levy the tax.
arguing that the Chamber of Commerce
is not a part of the governmental
machinery of the city, nor a pnolie
need such us schools «md water systems.
The tax is one tenth of one per cent.
It was legalized by act of the last
New Trans-Pacific Record Established.
Victoria, B. C„ June 17.—Canadian
Pacific steamship Empress of Canadg
established a new trans-Paeific record of
eight days 10 hours and 58 minutes, on
her arrival from the Orient today. The
former record of eight days, 1(1 hours 31
minutes had been held by the Empress
of Russia since 1014.
The fast voyage " - as accomplished in
unfavorable weather, officials said, the
liner having had to slow down in head
winds and heavy seas.
Holds Up “L” Trains to Watch Ball
Chicago, .Tune 17.—A motorman of an
elevated train today held up “L” traffic
on the northside for half an hour when
he abandoned his train full of passengers
to take a peek at the Chicago-Philadel
phia ball game at the Cubs park. He
got interested in the game and forgot
to return to his cab. When trains be
came badly blocked, a search was insti
tuted and lie was found absorbed in the
Demurers Sustained by Justice Bailed’.
(By the Associated Press.t
Washington, June 18.—Demurers filed
by nine of the twenty-seven persons
charged with conspiracy to use the mails
to defraud in connection with the sale of
stock of the Birmingham Motors, were
sustained today by Justice Bailey, of
the District of Columbia Supreme Court,
who declared there was nothing in the
indictments which showed a scheme to
Another Big Brokerage Firm Fails.
(By (be Associated Press.!
San Francisco. Cal., June IS.—The
San. Francisco office of A. W. Cooke &
Company, said to be the largest inde
pendent firm of brokers on the Pacific
coast, failed to open its doors today.
There was ixisted a notice announcing an
involuntary petition iu bankruptcy had
been filed by the creditors.
i Mrs. Robert llussell, of No. 11 town-
I ship, went to Charlotte last week, where
I she had an operation performed on one
of her eyes, she having had a similar op
ieration on the other eye several months
ago. Her many friends will be glad to
learn that tlie operation was successful,
; and her sight will be restored, as she
| had almost lost the use of this eye, be
iing unable to recognize any one at all.
David W. Ilartsell is executor of the
I estate of Jacob TV. Hartsell.
nt PRIKCETGH UNI.
Tells Graduates of Princeton
to Abandon All Fear of
Progressive Thought and
MAN HAS RISEN
IS KNOWN TRUTH
And “It Makes No Difference
Whether Our Dust Be Ani
mate or Inanimate,” He
(By (be Associated Press.)
Princeton. N. J., June 18.—Making
a stirring defense of evolution and de
nunciation of "fundamentalists" and “all
who through fear regard themselves as
the sole possessors, trustees and defend
ers of truth," President John Grier Hib
ben in his baccalaureate sermon yester
day called upon the 1022 class of Prince
ton University to abandon , the fear of
progressive thought and progressive ac
tion. He disassociated the development
of man's physical frame from the moral
and spiritual consciousness of the race
and declared “it's, no concern of ours
whether the dust from which we have
risen be animate or inanimate, the point ..
is that we have risen."
Without mentioning by name Dr. Har
ry E. Fosdick, leader of the "modernist’’
movement in the Protestant churches. Dr.
Hibben strongly upheld liis teachings.
"A part of the Christian church," he
declared, "lias recently been stampeded
through fear of a great teacher and proph
et of righteousness in New York City, be
cause tlie group which would call him to
account does not speak his language nor
understand his thought. They fail to
recognize the fact that for years be bore
loyal witness to the powers of Christ's
gospel for a sin-stricken world, and lias
been interpreter of Christian tenth to
thousands who have thronged his church
and many thousands more who read bis
"What has been his offense? That ho
dares to think and that lie dares to ex
press truth not in the cold form of a des
ecrated dogma, but in the living words
that strike to the heart of human doubt,
human needs and human aspirations."
WITHIN INTS INCOME
During the Past Year, and President
llarding Plans For Saving During the
(By the Associate*! press.
Washington, June IS.—Heads of de
partments aiid bureaus constituting the
"business organization" of the govern
ment. were called together today to hear
formal announcement! by PresideuJ
Harding, its head, and Director Lord, of
the Budget, that the government has liv
ed within its income during the last 12
months. Tlie meeting also was expected
to proceed to a discussion of plans for tlie
forthcoming year and to hear an outline
of what the President expects the gov
ernment to accomplish since it has over
come the prospective deficit.
Although the governmental fiscal year
has yet two weeks to run on funds ap
propriated for tlie current year, Treas
ury officials have figured confidently
that a surplus of above $175,000,000 will
be rung up when business closes June 30.
WILLARD JUSTICE SHOT
BY SHERIFF’S POSSE
Says Report From Avery County. Where
Fugitive is Alleged v to Have Been
(By the Associated Press.l
Bakersville, X. C., June 18.-—Willard
Justice, a fugitive, was shot and killed
last Friday in a pistol battle with a
sheriff's posse on Hanson's Creek, Avery
county, according to information reach
ing here. Surrounded by officers and
called upon to surrender. Justice opened
fire. The officers replied, mortally
wounding him. Justice had been indict
ed in Avery county for manslaughter,
failed to appear for trial and the officers
were seeking him with a capias, j.
Battling Oil Fire.
(By the Associated Press.!
Cincinnati. June 18.—Firemen were
battling this afternoon to confine a gaso
line fire at the plant of the Ohio Re
fining Company in Bond Hill to the ten
Called to Work on River Lever.
(By the Associated Press.!
Pine Bluff. Ark., June 18. —A detach
ment, of 185 convicts was dispaehed to
day from tlie state farm at Cummings,
in answer to an emergency call from
South Bend, where tlie bank of the rivet
near the South Betid levee began to enve
Raleigh Store Robbed.
Raleigh, June 18.—Putt’s, ladies rendy
' to-wear store, operated by Jaek Taylor
in the heart of the business district of
this city, was robbed of $5,000 worth of
eqstl.v silk. Egyptian and Yorkshire
dresses and capes last night by thieves
1 who entered the store through a rear
window and uhed bags t<) haul away the
loot. No clue to the robbery has been
found u)) to noon, according to police.
. Tovyn Destroyed by I java.
(By the Automated Preen.)
Loudon, June 18.—An Excliaflfce Tel
i egraph dispatch from Rome quotes an
> unconfirmed message received by Naples
, newspapers to the effect that the town
‘ of Liuguaglessa has been destroyed by
- lava from Mount Etna. f
Mrs. E. A. Armtield. of Monroe, is
8 visiting at the home of her son, Hon. ,’>
■ Frank Armfield, on West Corbin street.