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ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE.
FAIR AND WARMER.
mrEMBER OF AUDIT BUREAU OP
UUlr V fclfl WW
VOLUME XXI. NO. 28.
ASHEVILLE, N. C, SATURDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 18, 1916.
PRICE 2 CENTS00 Anun 8
FEARS AS TO POSSIBLE
CLASH WITH CARRAKSZA
FORCE ARE DISPELLED
Seek Gypsies Believed
To Have Youth Captive
American Cavalry Camps Out
side of Casas Grandes, to
Avoid Offending De
FORBIDDEN TO ENTER
TOWN, REPORT SAYS
Eumors of Refusal to Let
Americans Enter Increases
Doubt as to Carranza's
House Measure to Increase
Military Forres of U. S. Is
President's Own Bill
Now Bern, N. C, March 18. The
authorities In eastern North Caro
lina are searching' for a band of
gypsies who are believed to have with
them James Glass, a small boy who
disappeared from his home at Gree
ly. Pa., last May, it was announced
today. A nation-wide search has been
made for the' boy since his disap
pearance and his picture has been
shown on many moving picture
CONTINUED m HOUSE
The gypsies were In New Bern re-. THE GENERAL DEBATE
cently and had with them at the
time a boy who answered to the de-j
scrlption of the missing lad. Several
persons who saw the picture of the , rn
missing boy and who saw the boy.
with the gypsies expressed the be- ProSPectS Are NOW That MeaS-
Vi In A tt4W V luinrl WAS
iiM. VilCVi- wiv nun v"?
James Glass. The band left here sev- i wr t Trnl,tt
eral days ago and is believed to be Ure W1U ttOl B6 JSrOUgnt
The parents of the boy have offer- : 10 VOW JSeiOre I-iate
ed a reward of J500 for his recovery.
Calling of Convention of "All
True Republicans" May Re
sult in Trouble for N. C.
I Publishers of Weekly Papers
Elect Officers For Co-operative
NEGROES LIKELY TO ,
ENDORSE THE COLONEL
in Mexico," one was constituted for
speed, while the other was to move
more slowly. The swift-footed col
umn was an auxiliary army, seem
ingly mostly- cavalry, which entered
Mexico about 60 miles west of the
main body of General ' Pershing's
forces which crossed the border at
Qolumbus, N. M.
The secrecy which has surrounded
the movements of tl;e main column
has been slight as compared with the
records of the western force. There
is reason to believe from the official
announcements that the western col
umn may havetgone into Mexico earl
ier than the main body. Every re
port brought by arriving Americans
asserts that the western wing has
El Paso, March 18. The American
cavalry pursuing Villa, ' camped at
dawn today at Colonla Dublan, one of
the environs of Casas Grandes. . The.
American cavalry arrived during the
night. Through Colonla Dublan runs
the road to the Galeana district,-25
miles to the southeast where Villa was
last defintely reported to be.
News of the encampment of Amer
ican cavalry forces at Colonla Dublan
rtisDels the fear, of , any dispute with
the Carranza authorities over what
nnsition the American troops would
i nnciiDV at Caeas Grandes.
Washinigton, March 18. The
American troops pursuing Francisco
Villa and his bandits do not intend
and have no orders to occupy any;
rifif's or towns during their march tnil
Mexico. This statement was made at j (
tle while house and war department
.-?y, after the receipt of reports
f-pt fieneral Gavira, Carranza com
m:irW nt Juarez, had (riven notice
tr' forces would
iv ho allowed to occupy Casas Scores Of Local
C-trvtr or other towns, it was ae-j
hv ffce administration otflclalsj
,v ti-e r-unnlt of VlUa, 'helns- entire-
,. tM.Ti't.ive,- had no characteristics of ,
(ii lnvasjion anil no object to.ooenny
-tilt.Ins. bocaus the American
' tfni.tfir would keep constantly -on the j-
Officials said todny that the situ a-
Many Visitors Attended'.
'": Meeting Last Night.
DIED LAST NIGHT
Well Known Newspaper Man
Succumbs to Long Illness
Interment Probably Here.
The second of ft series of ''Fratern-
J Ity Nights" was held last night at the
Washington, March 18. The house
military bill is the president s own bill.
Chairman Hay of the military com
mittee informed the house today, when
the debate on the measure was resum
ed under the 10-hour rule.
"I may say in reply to the ques
tion," Chairman Hay said, "that in
broad language this is the president's
bill; he thoroughly approves of It."
Represetnativo Moore of Pennsylva-
p.la, republican, said that the members
of both sides were eager to know If
the bill had the full approval of the
Vnilnwln? an evtnnrlpri Illness. Ed. I am not authorized to state,
Mnn Ma, inat mirnt. Chairman Hay replied, "that the bill
at 7 o'clock at the home of his pa1 meets with approval of the president.
rnt nt Antnn The funeral arrange-1 It is his bill. It carries out the re-
ments have not been completed as : commendation of his message. It goes
o ua uvotii nf th relatives had not : a little farther.
arrived thi mornlne. It Is nrobable Washington, March 18. The gen
that tha interment will take Dlaca at eral debate on the army increase bill
Riverside cemetery. was continued In the house today with
Mr. Norburn was born at Mt. Airy, ! prospects that It would not be passed
although he lived for many years at by tonight, as had been expected.
Danville, Va, He was educated at Ro-1 When the house met today less
anoke college and then entered the I than half of the set schedule of ten
newspaper field, where for many years 1 hours of general debatae remained to
he achieved brilliant success. He was be completed.
connected with The Gazette-News After the conclusion of the genera.
here for several years, the latter part debate, however, numerous- amend
of his employment being on the .di-1 ments are to be presented as well as
torial staff. He had held responsible i many five minute speeches to
Members of the Western Carolina
Weekly Press association this morning
completed their program for co-opera
tion In advertising this section and in
promoting the interests of the organiz
ation. Edwin McGill of the McGill
of the McGill Advertising agency, Was
appointed to represent the association
in A8heville and he will open an of-
fiia nt nn Anrlv rlatna In tha Ameri-
Special to The Times. National Bank building. This
RaletEh. March I8.r-The circular- .. i n,irinn t its duties in se.
ization of Raleigh by negro republi- curInB advertisements for the pub
cans who have called a "mass con- j ,lahers wlI1 purchase supplies for the
ventlon for April 24, to which all' , naners whose reDresentatlves
true republicans of North Carolina, jmet here yeaterday for the lmtai
are inviieu, vauscu i meeting
concern aiiiuug iuuu reuuuvwi. .v..-..
positions on several newspapers, bo-
ing with The Chattanooga-News and
was. c(tyi.,edltar,it. the . Arkansas ya
Mttf at XJTttle "Roek for some time."
' Mr. Norburn retired from newspa
per work about eighteen months ago,
made, so there is little if any hope of
passing the measure tonight.
..The.lnaU vte ..'wiaj bsujtajten
before tale next week." " ' v
The outstanding feature thus far
developed . In the debate ts that Rep
iimn st Masonic temple on Broadway and a' owing to 111 health and since- Chat1 resentatlve London of New Tork, so
Sinn iu Marve number or Mnsnna Tlf thA rttV tin. n m.J. hl hnma wltn hl l .
V,n ,1 KAarino nn . ...... v ...... - i hiiiih, ,n liiv uiiij moiiiuai v liiv
the pursuit of Villa. Reports received
loi'ny by the war and state depart
ments rontinued to oe opiimisuc.
t.n m ninMH nnn riiiui I ti k 1 1 1 . .....
ulilrl i-'iviisim i.', ...... ..w ao WP 1 1 nn Moanni Trnm anvan nuraiiiA , nBMnt. at tnlnn Ho yuam nrAll Vnnwn ' vnllH 111.
fprretarv of War Baker early to-
3u- Issued the following statement:
"T'.pports received directly through
r-Mltpry channels and those sent to
thin department from other depart
ments of the government Indicate
r-Mipt alone; the entire border, except
fn- some xcttement at Tamplco
which is apparently temporary and
"There pre no reports of the opera
tion" nt th expedition available for
Jurisdictions were present. The af
fair was most enjoyable and those In
attendance expressed their apprecla
in Ashevllle and his friends were
deeply shocked to hear of his death.
Surviving are the father, and
tion to the committee in charge of the mother, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Norburn;
Sun Antonio, March IS. General
Gavtra's reported refusal to permit
the American troops pursuing Villa.
In Mexico to enter the town of Casas
Urandes has served to revive doubts
at Fort Sam Houston of the full co
operation of the troops of the . de
furto government The announcement
of General Gavira that General Persh
ing's troops had arrived almost at the
outskirts of Casas Grandes and had
plunned to enter the town during the
nlsht was 'the first news received by
General Funston that the punitive
expedition had gone that far south.
It was known that General Pershing
was pushing his columns, but to have
reached Casas Grandes last night the
troops would have had to make an
average march' of about SO miles a
What General Pershing Intends to
do In answer to the refusal of the
Mexican commander to allow him to
enter the town or to pass through It
was not known at General Funston's
headquarters, but It was not regard
ed as probable that he would make
an Issue of the point.
It was believed here that he wou'.d
te content to remain In the limits of
the town. ,
The latest reports told of no clashes
with Mexicans and do not .Indicate
The exact location of Villa,
U Is still believed that he Is In the
mountains of the Galena district, but
hat ha will continue his . shifting
flight without offering serious resist
ance perhaps for many days.
El Paso, March 1. -The report
nat American troops undor 'the com
mand of Brigadier General Pershing
bad been flrsd on by snipers as they
ontlnued their hunt for Villa and his
followers remained unconfirmed to
day. Bnlplng and even the possibility
of the killing or wounding of a few
American soldiers by these long range
marksmen was not regarded as lndl
citing that the American army march
ing Into Mexico Is otherwise than
Peaceful expedition so far as the ma
jority of the Mexican people are oon
One fnlamn Moving Fast.
A few definite facts about the
American expedition stand out with
eonalderable clearness as the result
of reeont orflotit report and news
brought here by the arrlml of Amerl
rns who hav been In touch with
nre parts of tha Amerkmn move-
rnent. It iwm. rertnln that of the
two columns which are "somewhere
'Fraternity Nights" for the excellent
manner in which the event was ar
The feature of the meeting was a
well prepared paper which was read
by Dr. J. M. Lynch, on "Masonry As
It Touches the Dally Life." Follow
ing this paper about 25 of those pres
ent made short Informal talks. In
which they discussed the matttVfl re
ferred to in the paper.
The visitors were very mnch pleased
with the hospitality shown them by
the local Masons, many of them de
claring that they had never seen a
temple that equalled the local edifice
In a town this size.
Charles Stewart of Bakersvllle, who
was one of the first raiding officer
appointed in the Internal revenue ser
vice under the present administra
tion, has recently been reappointed
after about a year of retirement from
government employment, When con
gressional appropriation for the rev
enue department was reduced a nun
ber of the higher salaried men wens
dropped' from the Hats and Mr. Bte
wart waa one of these. -
He la now a special employe. He has
an enviable record as a fearless and
efficient officer and his friends and
associates will be pleased to learn of
Reports today from Tryon In refer
ence to the destruction of Mimosa inn
by fire yesterday morning state that
the guests lost all their trunks and-
most of their clothing and valuables.
The loss Is saldl to amount to ISO,-
000 with Insurance of 15,009 or less.
IE Is understood that W. II. Stearns,
the owner, will rebuild at once and
that majority of his guests will re
main with him.
Originally the hotel waa the old
Mills tavern on the Howard Gap road
between Tennessee and South Carolina.,.
two brothers, Charles and Russell
Norburn: and two sisters, Misses Mar
tha E. and Helen Norburn. t
NOT GUHJY TODAY
Machine of Henderson Struck
and Killed Boy Last Sun- -,
' day Morning.
Bernard Henderson, who last Sun
day ran over Stafford Daniels, a 10.
year-old boy on Southside avenue with
his automobile, the boy dying an hour
later, was found not guilty in Police
court this morning on charges of
driving In a ganderous and reckless
Henderson was exonerated by the
coroner's Jury last Sunday evening,
following the accident earlier in the
day, but the police still had charges
of violating the trafflo laws against
him. The case was continued . nntll
It was brought out In the evidence
that the Daniels boy attempted to
catch a street car and In doing so
Jumped In front of the automobile
driven by Henderson. The evidence
showed that Henderson was not to
blame In the affair and that he was
driving his machine at a reasonable
rate of speed. ,
Five new cases were called this
morning, hut with, the exception of
Ward Mitchell, charged with reytalt
ing, which was continued, the charges
were of a minor nature.
ness as a national policy,
More than two score speeches have
been made, the . vast majority
which were in favor of the bill.
Washington, March 18. The army
Increase bill was up for consideration
in the house today with Indications
that It would be passed before tomor
row night. It is a part of the admin
istration national defense program
and was prepared by the house mill
tory committee of which Representa
tive Hay of Virginia is chairman, after
montns of investigation.
Chairman Hay Is in charge of the
bill, and was ready when the house
assembled today to open, the debate
on the measure. The meeting hour
was fixed Tor 11 o'clock, an hour ahead
of the UBUal time In order to hasten
While the house was debating tho
bill senate leaders were taking steps
to secure prompt consideration of the
senate army increaso bill. The latter,
which went to the public printer last
night, after final review by the mill
tary affairs committee, was ready to
be reported to the senate by Senator
Chamberlain, who was prepared
Insist on Its prompt consideration.
Chicago, March 17. When the
work during the last few days of the
United States recruiting officers In the
Chicago district waa summed up
was found that more than 1,000 men
bad applied for enlistment in the
army. - One hundred of the appli
cants have already been accepted and
sent to the army training camps at
Jefferson barracks, Missouri. Others
will follow from day to day as their
examinations are completed.
FIRE AT MARSHALL
DOES MUCH DAMAGE
MEET NEXT AT CANTON.
Three 5,us Held at Lan
ren Interesting Talks
TO REPLY TO
ee County Has "Masked Mar
vel" Candidate for Corpor
ation Commission Big
Revival In Health Work.
On Objects in View.
knew nothing of the movement. ,,Atir,o. t th. n.wnnBr
The negroes may not know what , "
they are doing, as many, democrats 1 ...
have remarked today, but they do " u
,v,, ' wa in Times, talked to the members in re-
the Chicago convent. Eight years gard to advertising and other matters
ago a few representatives of the black "'
Since the massed attacks of Thurs
day night against the fort and village
of Vaux, northeast of Verdun,, tho
Germans have not advanced at any V
point on the defenses of the fortress,
the Paris official statement says. Last
night passed without infantry action,
was described as intermittent. Parla.
reports that the Germans did not re
ply to the concentrated fire directed .
by the French against the German. -trenches'
in the Corbeaux wood and in .
the direction of Hill"- No.' 266, north
west of Dead Man's hill. On the banks
of the Meuse there has been heavy
work by the artillery, notably in tha
region of Vaux. m
Reports of Important developments
on the other battle fronts are lacking.
There appears to be increasing mili
tary activity In the Balkans, however,
heavy troops movements being report
ed from Bucharest. In Roumanla pas
sengers traffic on tho line from Buch
arest to the Bulgarian frontier has
been suspended. -.-.
Recent rumors of the assassination
of Enver Pasha, Turkish minister of
war, were followed today by the offi
cial statement by Constantinople that
ne had returned to Constantinople
from a trip of Inspection to Syria,
Palestine, and Arabia.
republicans went to the Taft conven
tion and from one of the delegates it
was learned today that the white dele
gates had a desperate fight for a seat
in that body. And what is worse, the ! Ing adjournment at noon the editoTs
used to advantage.
The association will meet quarterly
and it was decided to hold the next
session at Canton, April 29. Follow-
whole business up . there was pretty
sore on the white republicans for their
divorce from and abandonment of the
old voters. -
The negro, delegates had not parttc-
Inspected the mechanical department
of The Times.
The proceedings began with an In
formal gathering of the publishers
lpated In. the white convention and It yesterday afternoon at 8:30 o'clock
it, hard to see what they coula do now I Kay Dixon, active vice president or
since they have failed to make any the American National bank ana
demands upon the white republicans. member of the entertainment com-
Eut it is highly probable that they will mlttee of the board of trade, told the
endorse Colonel Roosevelt for the charter members of the organization
nresldencv. something that Senator that as a class they did more for
Eutlers convention recently failed to I their communities without compensa
do. doubtless through an Inadvertence , tion' than any other profession. Mr.
of tho senator, and being first on the
bandwagon, the blacks, like Sam
.Tonesti would ','git there." . , .. ,w.
In their fight for what they can
their "political rights," the southern
negroes are backed by very strong
The republicans, however, hope for
the -best,. They declare that their
party is substantially as strong now as
a voting body as It was with the ne
groes and that counties re changing
their politics every year by reason of
the white emancipation from the
black. They read with delight the at-
TO ATTEND MEET
State Meeting of . Baptist W.
M. U. In Winston-Salem
Next Tuesday. . :
Dixon stated that he found printer's
ink a very effective advertising agen
cy. Ashevllle newspaper men and
gjiher business men Joined in Welcom
ing the visitors.
In the evening the following offi
cers were elected: Noah M. Hollowed,
Sylvan Valley News, president; bro
dus H. DePriest, AurorOa Highland
er, first vice president; R. L. San
dldge, Bryson City Times, second vice
president; Ora L. Jones, Sylvan Val
ley News, secretary; W. F. Little,
Tron News-Bee, treasurer; execu
tive committee, J. D. Boone, Caro-
tack on their leaders by the circular I Una Mountaineer, Gordon F. Gar-
whlch says "we can no longer afford
to be made the football of the bosses
and designing politicians. With us
llngton, French Broad Hustler; R. D.
Marsh, Rutherfordton Sun; Dan
Tompkins, of the Jackson County
there is a great and fundamental prin- Journal was elected historian,
CEO. SY1I0ND3 OF1
SALET1, MASS., DIES
Oeorge Armonds of ftalam, Mass.,
died at the Mission honpltal this morn
ing, fallowing an entended Illness.
Tha body will be shipped to the for
mer home today, where the funeral
tnd Interment will be held.
Fire at Marshall early Friday morn
ing destroyed the Gem cafe owned
by ' Oscar Crowd er, the dwelling
houses of James Smart and Zeb Flsh-
nr and damaged a part of the Mc-I company against Crohan,
Devltt Feed house with slight damage company. ,
to the store of Knbi and Holcombe. t
Superior court, which has been In
session here for the past two weeks,
adjourned at noon today until. Mon
day morning, at which time the, third
and last week of the present term for
civil cases wilt convene.
The morning session of the court
was spent by Judge W. F. Harding, In
hearing motions and settling several
matters of a minor nature. A verdict
favorable to the defendants was re
turned in the case of 8. Sternberg and
The volunteer fire department did CTniiiv muuncm
almost mlreoulous work In saving the ai akb:
store of Ebbs and Holcombe. as the . ' '
risher Borne Was only a few feet ,. .... u
sway from this building.' T . Ml 8"l1t1' W"h" " Mpch , " T
lose Is from 17,000 to 1 1.00. oomml-loa r-ntly appointed by
The Malison County Betterment Secretary of Labor Wilson to InvestU
league has organised the Madtson ,he MTlk wh,ch n11 con
County Fair as-oclatlon with Guy y. ,lruc,lon on tn railway sails
Rohrts president snd William A.01" to1r ,or tn north. The
West soretary. flans are being made.con,",1,rto en"ta of Hywell Davlea
for a big event In displaying the pro- ot Kentucky, John A. Moffltt of New
tiict and resource of Madison ootio-! Jersey, and William A. Foster of the
ty this fall, department ot labor,
dole at stake, for which we must
stand united ann forever contend."
The white republicans - hope that
means a shifting of the burden from
themselves to tho dominant party.
Walter IX SHer, solicitor of district
embracing Lee, Wayne, Chatham and
Johnston counties, walked into the
office of the corporation again yester
day and placed in nomination his
Chatham fellow cltlnen to succeed Mr.
Having obsterved that Uncle Dave
Boyd of Waynesville is trying to make
trouble on the tax question, Mr. Slier
said: "My man Is the only man who
can possibly be agreeable to every
body. He lowered the assessment in
his township in anticipation of what
the corporation commission was going
to do so when the blanket re-assessment
came and raised the rates again,
he was Just where he started. The
commission had the moral effect of
having done its duty and the assessor
the political advantage of having dis
tributed nothing. If that a int states
manship I don't know where to go to
find It. I am sorry for Mr. Dee, but I
don't see how the party can afford to
ignore my man s claims."
"Who Is your man?" Mr, Siler was
"He Is the 'Masked Marvel,' the
Chatham lawyer said.
Insurance Commissioner James R.
Toung has returned from Edenton
where he made a visit this week to
discuss the school building plans. That
town decided to adopt double tower
feature now being generally Introduc
ed Into the school construction and the
architect waa Instructed to make the
In the offices of the state board of
health- letters and visitors Indicate
that a great revival In health work Is
glng on. .
.. Many towns that did not have a
"baby week" have decided that they
will, and the "fly swatting" campaign,
generally deferred until the files take
the people, has begun In March when
the flies are weakest and fewest
Sanatoria have been established In
many counties fur the fight against
tuberculosis and these counties are
r The secretary of state hss chartered
Uie . A, Rjjfty and company general
merchandise, Sallsbery, with H. B.
Rufty, C. E. Stevenson and J. C. Ma
son as Incorporators. They pay In
09 of their 116,000 capital.
The White loe Cream company of
Raleigh, a I SO. 000 bunlnexa with 111.
000 paid In, Is Incorporated. Oeorge
U 1L White, Mrs. Man Whit and
George D. Fleming are the Incorpora
tor. It doen Ire manufacturing, stor
age and other' business.
The people's Bank of Goldsboro Is
allowed to chang Its charter by add
(Conliftued obj pase two).
Horace Sentelle, of the Canton
-Tuesday, March 21, the eyes of all
Baptist women of the state will be, ,
turned to Winston-Salem where the
annual meeting of the W. M. V. Is to
be held. At this time reports of the
work for the past year will be heard,
and plans for the new year made.
This will embrace the work of the or
ganized wome.n, young women, girls
and boys of the state.
Their activities are expressed In
part by gifts, reaching last year a total
of $48,832.63, the same being used to
aid Christian work In foreign lands,
in the United States, In Mexico, Cuba
and needy ' parts In North Carolina,
for preaching the Gospel, educating
the young, training workers, I ellevlng
the suffering of otherB, by doctors and
server, orator; while J. D. Boone i nospuais ana ounaing nouses oi wor
ths Carolina Mountaineer will bel8h'P ,or weak congregations. The past
the poet' j year the president Miss Fannie s.
Among those present weic: W. F. week, or naieign, tne guiding spirit
Little, of the Tryon News-Bee; Dan!' the Union for the twenty-five years
Tompkins of the Jackson County 'of its existence, was unable to attend
Journal; Tate Powers, the Cherokee! to any of her duties through the year
Scout; R. L. Sandidge, the Bryson and died In the fall. The women face
City Times; J. D. Boone, the Caro- at this meeting the problem, of select
Una Mountaineer; ' Horace Sentelle, ' ing a new president and a new secre
the Canton Observer; B. B. Gilbert tary (Miss Blanche Barrus who has
the Marshall News-Record; Brod us served for several years, feeling the
H. DePriest .the Aurora Highlander; j necessity of resigning) and also of
ft. it. Aiarsn, me rtutnerroraton sun; greeting a new co-laborer and helper
Gordon F. Garllngton, the French1 in Walter N. Johnson, the new state
Broad Hustler, and Rev. John Ker-,cretarv.
shaw, of the same paper; Noah M.i Ashevllle will have a large number
nonoweit ana ura L. Jones or the 0f representatives: Mrs. W. H. Wood
Sylvan Valley News. 1. 11 Bt the sneelBl reauest of central
Duvall, business manager of ! Pomn,ittie. will renort the meetings
Times, made a brlefl,. .v. ,, ,i ju
address to the association at the night jGeorfe Rhuford youn(t peopie work;.
Mrs. B. S. Williams, Mrs. Frank Hen
jdrick, Mrs. E. B. Moore, W. M. U.;
j Misses Vonnle Lance and Elma Towe,
business women, and Mrs. Chester
session In which he discussed adver
tising rates and argued for simplicity
in rate cards.
A letter was read from J. H. Shet-
tntl nf Plaplr MAimliln th. vm.nwAo
publisher In this part of the state. ex. j Brown, T. W. A,
pressing his regret that he could not;
be present and asking to be enrolled
as a member.
Through arrangements made by
Mr. Duvall with the S. A. Lynch En
terprises the newspaper men received
pnses to !l the Lvnrh amusement
houses for last evenings perform
ances. Other social entertainment wss
also provide for the visitors by the
Ashevllle dally papers. ..
ONE OF FAMOUS ALLENS
NAT L. NOMINEES OF
Announcement Is mad from th of
fice of the Ashevllle local of the so
cialist party, of 'the nominations of
is killed in mamkiLmT'J'iiXz.
ark, N. J., as the standard bearers of "
the party for the olflces of president
and vlce-prexldent '
Th nominees were chosen on the
first ballot by th rank and file of the
Is announced, through na-
. Roanok. Va., March II. Jack Al
len, brother of Pldna Allen and Floyd
Allen, the famous leaders ot the gang
that assassinated the official of the
Carroll county court, was killed lost!Prty It
night at the home of Mrs. Blrt Martin,
seven miles from Mount Airy.
Will McCraw, who was with Allen
tional referendum. The party launch
es Its ltll campaign by the nomina
tions of these men and enters th inl
and who disappeared after the shoot- tional field three months ahead of any
Ing was heard. Is believed to havo, other party.
committed th crime.
UEGE3 NITRATE iLANT
ON NORTH 0. LINE
Washington. M.roh II, A gov.rn- f w" a
m.nt nltrat. plant to b. built near V?4,!"". V7 .t-JT
the Interaction of the North Caro- J'n"f. auh ' "f
Una. Georgia and Tenner, line. ha. Ifhlgh university and I Mr I f ern y .
been recommended to th. s.nst - Drinker, nd William C. Bullitt, Jr., of
rlcultural commute, by Thorns. IU ' ' . Th rony ws. I r.
Norton, former American consul st formed at th hom of the bn.i. .
Chemnlts. who Is now attached to th broth.r and .UKi -In-law. Mr 1
bureau of foreign and domesUo com-'Mrs. H.nrv 8. Drinker, at Vjm..i
Philadelphia, March II. Phlladr!.