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VOL. XXV N . .7. FOURTH SERIES
SALISBURY, N. C, WEDNESDAY JUNE 19TH, 1929.
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White House Ten
Costs Hoover In Va.
AtitiS iiith Leader Has
A Change of rfp.;.rt
Suffolk, Va.. June 15 -A statement
that entertainment of the wife of a negro
congressman at a recent white house tea
would cost the Republican party 25,00
votes in Virginia was made today by I.C.
Trotman. of Suffolk, member of the anti
Smith committee of ten wnieh called the
convention to be held in Roanoke on June
18. in a telegram he said he sent to Mrs.
'. Mr Trotman said he sent two telegram
, to Mrs. Hoover, in con nect ion with the lea
and gave the text of the second which
- Your silen corner"? ur my u.essage
of yesterday goes a iuii .y inward heal
ing the wound iiulio : '. ae hearts ot
six southern state-. . ,-..,oe Mr Uoovei
such a larg n; join i.- the recent elec
;ition. Cad it be p..sssib 'hat you think
'lJfiaU'.i!iiJ peoph- beif i-I. ur considera
tion? Your tea pdii. co l i he Republican
party in Virginia i: te&a than 25,U't
Votes An expies.-iiai K a you wouK do
lois of .good.
' In making puL.i rh i t of the leit
graui Mr Trotman ) Lhe following
siatoment in iiai -o the Roanoke
. As one of the
the second coni s-i . .
anti-Smith'oonvt-ni ... i.
18. 1 will state J-h. ua es
ee-nirn at (
strict at ihe
uc; co'i .. ion
....!'- ..... de-
passes resoluiioi !- ... . . i.
ncuncing the ei;- rt. t nr i
... jsjoi..an in the wii if ; , .., ..irs.Hoovei
; I ww! jk longer ( . ,-(. in the conveir
ti.M i .. ..1 iv. ign my office .is con mit
teim.n at once.
I i!fier have and never wii! vote for or
stand for social equality.
Southeri y. Sho men
Given Pay Increase
SH m!iP"ywA ia tht
Sofithern's Spem-er shops, alcng with 7.
0t or more 6th-.-- shopmen on ...e systtn
hv been incr .3ed in wages of ffve and
i: ( -in boo-4,600 or tiies? to cet th
jsix cMt r;.is and 4,400 to receive the five
'J his" increase is effective as of March 1
ast. and gives tho men hack jay on the
basificf the rais for three moth3, or Ux r
month? wi'h the present month. It is
estimated i hat-there -are about 1.80 men
empl-nr-d daily 'n tne Spencer shops and
basifn: the rais on the minimum of 5
cent an hour this means ab )Ut $720 a
day more or 518.1)00 a month in the in
crease of the Southern's payn 11 at this
pome or more than $20C,000 ar.nualiy. A:
the iiwcrease-B pay is effective frnm Man -i
1 last the amount of back pay the m o
here wif, receive, counting the month i
June, will run to something like $75,0 0.
The increase in pay of the shopmen
was mde from Washington Tuesd, . iy
the boird of arbitration, which has had
the ui3tter in hand for ..rne weeks.
Sh!D vrorUers of the Southern : . . k a
strike vote in March and sentio.ei in
favir -f strikiug resulted. Arblir. on
thei greed to by the mr ra tn-' the
And Other Troubles Went
Away After Jlh South
Carolinian Had Taken
Iva, S. Op-! lu.--. ied Black
Dsavght, at intmste, for about five
years," says Mr 7 1. Gilliland, of
this place. "I take ii for indigestion.
"After eattorr, I v'ould hayg a
tight, bloated feellr, and pains in
my che&t and ixi;.;ch. I would
spit up my food, and some things j
ate would not agree with me at ail,
I would be hungry, but afraid to
eat on account. oi the indigestion. I
would be constipated, too.
"Some one told me that I should
try Black-Braught, which I did,
trtth good results. I take just a
small (iur.- after meals, and I feel
like p, duicnnit person.
"I have any more trouble
of t md. I can now eat al
most u.iiji.-mg I want to, at any
tin"10 anU it does not hurt me.
jtiiiclr-Draught is a splendid
znedicine. X can recomend it to
Thousands of people have found
relief, in cases of common indiges
tion, by taking a pinch of Black
Draught after meals, and continuing
this treatment for several days.
-Take Thedford's Black-Draught.
It is" purely vegetable and acts in a
helpful way, without the bad effects
of mineral drugs. nc-199
Vets and Widows
Rowan Confederate veterans and wid
ows of veterans have received their semi
annual state pension vouchers, these
being--feyided ' u: at the office of the
clerk of Rowa'- superior court. Those
vouchers arriveu last week having been
sent out from Raleigh, not only for the
Rowan veterans but veterans and
widows of veterans in all counties in the
state, there being 42 vererans and 104
widows of veterans in Rowan
One hundred arid; forty-six of these
vouchers are being distrib .ted in Rowan,
the total amounc paid out being $14,165t
divided as follows; 42 soldiers at $182.50
each, or $1 a day. making $7,665.; 13
class A widows at $130 ear-h. totaling $19
SO, and 91 class B widows at $50 each,
totaling $4,350 Negro b 3d y servants get
'iJlUu semi annually, but there are none
of these on the Rowan list.
The total number of i..e:iyns checks
mailed out from Saleigh was 6.576: and
the grand total distributed throughout
.Jorth Carolina is $633,unn. , Fach pens
ion pays 5 1 cents fee whev he; takes up
The" cht-ulvs sent out fr-m thf office of
tate Aii.ilior Baxter Dur!i.m to all of
the UK' conn tu's in the st We an div.ded
Cltfss a willows, who (et $l') semi
anninl. -1 .t.
. t'l.iss ,15 wiiiows, who get 150 sen.i .m;
n;i. liy. 's.l:-":.
Neni t, strvants. v. !, . get
eoii annua' ... 7 .
.u:hiti l;a:y, .unc . j
priinat' of Polonil : !
iliLsiast. this a um i
the airpbuie Pol. mph .v
p;ired for a tran-. ii .,
The trouble villi i v
mgs is that bef.ua ao-.i
; r ilnal Hlcnci.
nn KV'iatiop en
i-h is being re
. iu',h) by way of
Romish bi ss
ce the Spanish
armada wa. Koiu, ! in the English
ehan nel, the T1 rfecf " ; Trie" bl js frif "ge ner
jlly goes novvn in-'ad of up, Lindy's
cat still h )'.uo tht but.
County S. S. Covent on
to be Held rt
.Voocileaf in July.
OEc. r: if the Rowan County Sunday
Sell.) ! -cintion anniuni-" that the
an v.i.il t ounty Sunday st-hool Convention
will be held on Tuesday an-1 dnsday.
July 51. in the schg- buiding, at
W kkJ:. .if. N. C.
lit: -:ng on the prograni will be several
of r':e best known Sundtiy School workers
in iL county. The convention is inter-
di:t minational, and wor!;ers from all
S.j.iday schools in the county are invited
t participate in the work.
In charge of the arrangemefnts for the
convention are Prof L,. L. .smith and W.
H. Canup. presideut and secretary of the
county Sunday schoof associaiiou. These
officers are requesting the cooperation of
of all pastors, superintendents uadv other
Sunday school lerders in the effort to
make the convention a success.
The officers have announced thar again
this year a pennant will be presented to j
the Sunday school havinj in th con
vention the largest av. rajier attendance
of representatives, sixteen yeaia of age
and over, according to the number of
miles traveled. It is expected tu4i there
will be much friendly competition for the
pennant amoung the Sunday schools o:
Army Chief Dies
London, June 17 The funeral of Gen
eral Booth, who died yesterday at the
age of 93, will be held Jund 24 with full
Salvation Army honors. The burial will
take placein Abney Park cemetery in
Hadlev Wood, England. June 17.
Covered with a Salvation army banner,
the body of General William Bramwell
Bjoth lay in his pleasant suburban house
here today His passing night was
unrecognized by any outward sign of
mourning either officially or aujoung the
rank and file of the Salvation army which
he headed until deposed recently.
Not a flag was lowered at the interna
tional headquarters in queen Victoria
street. "We keep our standard flying
high," said a high oCial for Oeneral
Both .is not dead be has possed to
! Even though a womr.n is as heavy as a
i truck shell believe you and be pleased
if you say she looks thinner.
Mill Safe Forced
The safe in the office of the Landis
roller mill, was forced open some time
Friday night and robbed of about $150,
The job is believed to have been the
work of amateurs. It is a small iron
safe and was forced open by the use of a
large ch sel and other tools, no evidence
of any safe blowing, or attempt at this
was left by the lobbers. A .32 caiibre
automatic pistol was also taken by the
entrance was gained to the mill by force
ing open a door a crowbar being used for
this purpose. Nfficer Beaver, of Landis,
said there was no trace of the robbers
and that they left nothing behind to give
any clue as to their identity.
. Ceremony Attended
by Many, Lexington
Lexington. June 18 Despite the extre
me hot weather which prevailed here
Sunday afternoon a large gathering of
members of the Junior Order here and
from various sections of North Carolina
witnessed the cornor stone laying cer
emonie conducted at the Junior Order
orphans home at 2:30 o'clock. Notional
Councilor E. A. Llewewelyn of Cincinnti
Ohio, prpsidei over the exercises, assisted
) I y other national officers and officals of
uu i.r it-r ine musical program ny me
boy's b:ind anil the girl's glee club of the
national orphanage oi the Junior Order at
Tiffin. Ohio, uas a pleasing feature of the
De Priest Invitation
'A ashi toii. J.me lit In a letter de
clining u ii invirati.Hi -if Represenletive
DePriesl, negr. i Republican, Illinois, to a
musical anil reception here iune 21. Re-present.-itive
Shufftrr. Republican. Virginia
said today that DPriest was embarking
on a course which threatened arnienirf
relations between the races in the south,
"Any movement of attempt by you in
the direction of social equality is not a
tuie interpretation of the attitu ie of both
peoples," Shaffer said. "It will not be
tolerated by the white people of the cou
ntry, nor is it desired by the negro race.
The white people have their position and
are respected in it. The colord race has
Us place and is respected in it.
Mrs. Hoover Condemned
By The Senate Of The
State Of Texas
Austin.Texas.June 15. The Te.as state
senate was on record today as condemn?
ing by resolution Mrs. Herbert Hoover,
wife of the president, for -entertaining
Mrs. Oscar De Priest, wife of a negro
member of congress from Illinois, at a
White hjusetealast Wednesday.
MHa Margie Nual. Democrat only woman
me:'ijb3rof the upr' house of the Texas
leg sluture, introduced the resolution
wt.'Cii was passed .vith jnly two dissent
ing v Jfes
She Neal resoluti-.n vas accepted in
sit dJ of one offered by Senator T. J. Hol
ln(, r. which was aimed at both Mrs.
tiojver tnd the Texas Democrats who
supported Mr. Hoover at the election last
fall. The resolution adopted did not con
demn the Hoover supporters but pointed
out l,hat ci campaigns they were warned
of the "danger of racial equality recagni-
! ti.ju at the national capital through the
election of the Republican canindate."
Texas went into the Republican column
for the fisst time since the civil war.
The resolution condemning Mrs. Hoover
said social recognition of a member of
the negro rac accorded by'women whose
social and official positions are unsurpass
ed is fsaught with the greatest consequen
ces conceiyiole to amicQble relatihns of
the two rac
People of the Sou.th, especially Texas
never having condoned such action the
resolution said and such recognition of
De Priest's wife was described as calcu
lated to greatly disturb relations, widen
the breach between negroes and the
white race and cause untold bloodshed.
Bowing our heads in shsme and regret
the resolution continued, we express in
the strongest and most emphatic terms at
our command, condemnation and regret
at the action of the white house mistress
and her associates.
"Father: "This show is not what I ex
pected, i'm afraid it's scarcely the right
kind of play for a girl your age."
Daughter: 4 Oh. don't worry Pop. .
expect maybe it will peppie: as it goe
Charlotte, June 13 Funeral services
forDr H. Q- Alexander.66,who died Tues
day morning at his home near Pineville
were heid today at Providence Presbyte
rian church. Burial was in the Providence
cemetery. Dr. Alexander was for many
years president of the North Carolina
farmer's anion and was the nominee of
the Fariner-Labor party for vice president
of the United States last year. He with
drew from the general election.
Washington, June 14. Democrats of
thecountry were urged today by Repre
sentative Box of Texas, assistant house
Democratic leader, to .take their party
control out of the hands of John J. Ras
kob, chairman of the national committee.
Laws We Can Respect
Herbert Hoover is making unusua
effoits to awakaken the public co science
upon the importance of law enforcement.
He emphasized te necessity of observan
ce again in his address at the associated
Press nveting. The years of argument
by the wets thai prohibition was respon
sible for the disrespect of law were swept
aside by a single sentence. Cases coming
under the head of prohibition amounted
to or,! 8 pfjr cent.
Th.-re is noquestion that the disrespect
for :n the United States calls for our
best eff.trts iu the application of u remedy
But what is the remedy? That question is
not so easily answered.
Many factors onter into the lack of law
observance One seld nn mentioned or
even considered is the ease with which
insignificant groups can stampede a legis
lature into the enactment of some meas
ure for Which there is no real sentiment.
H the public is n;t aroused against a
measure, tha legislators listen to the noisy
group 10 which it would add dignity to cajl
it the minority First knowledge the puh-j
lie has hf it. is when itlearnstha.t anatherj
law has been imposed while it was not
The president selected wisely the sub
ject upon which to address the editors
in the annual meeting of the world's great
est news gathering organization. The ed
itors not only can but will help in restor
ing respect for the law and emphasizing
he need of need of observance. They
are already doing it. The president's ap
peal will undoubtedly increase these
The editors, however, will be aiding in
the creating of respect for all law if they
will make it their purpose to oppose the
enactment of laws at thereque&tof small
nsistent groups, which is not needed and
for which there is no real demand. The
editors can prevent the enactment of
many foolish measures which clutter up
the statute books because a few people
obtained their enactment. There are
many such legal measures. Let us have
respect for legal measures by all means.
And let us have also laws that we can
tespect Toptka Journal,
Capt. Henderlite To
Open Coal Yard.
Capt. C. M. Henderlite. who has recent
ly returned lrom Silver, in Southwest Vir
ginia, where he spent a year or more, is
preparing to open a coal yard and will
handle all grades of coal He will he lo
cated on the east side of the rallroad.eear
the metal culvert plant across the tracks
from the freight depot. The trestle and
other equipment is now being put in and
he plans' to open for business about July
15, Daptain Henderlite engaged in the
coal business here for a number, of years,
some years ago.
Junior Home Cares
For 135 Children
Lexington, June 19. W. M. Shuford,
Superintendent of the Junior Order Orphan
home here, who attended the national
council meeting of the order held in Char
leston, S, this week, reported that a
total of 135 children are in the institution
here. Children in the home came from
nina states. North Carolina leads in the
number of children with 72, Kent cky is
second, wite 24 children. The other states
represented in the institution are as fol
lows: Tennessee 16, South Carolina 10
West Virginia 7, Pennsylvania 3, Georgia
1 . Virginia 1, All sections of North Caro
lina are represented by the 72 children
except Davidson county.
A Chicago judge exculpates a woman
for shooting at a truant officer when she
explains to him that she thought it wai
her husbai d It seems to be open sea
son for husbands in Chicago tee year a
UNCLE TOMMY ROT SAYS
An optimist is a man who believes
that some day a real hair restorer will be
found. When a real hair restorer is found
we may look confidentally foward to the
ointment that will stimulate the showth
of new teeth, new fingers, hands and
The common superstition is that it is
bard luck for a black cat to cross the
path. It is true. It is also bad luck for
a rabbit or Rhode Island Red to cross the
path unless he hurries.
The government has started a war on
Chicago gangsters. No v that the gang
sters have gotten a good start at each
other the government might leave their
alone for n whiltv They should soon
have each other cleaned out.
Sometimes we believe that the stories
on the Scotch were started by some tight
wad of another nationality as a sort of
a smoke er to hide their own stingi
ness. We ere not offering this suggestion
because we c m boast of any Scotch ex
traction hui simply because we have fourd
some folks stingier than any Scotchman
we ever sa v . "
I( a, couple of men get aloag well, their
wives are sure to dislike each other cn
Which from my own experience ma' es
me realize fully, The man who can bot
tle up his temper, is a corker.
I guess they don't have halatosis any
more At lerst the magazines have quit
running page ads abt ut it.
. Being poor wouldn't be so bad if it did
not last so long, but it gets terribly monot
onous. It takes a lot of nuts to hold . an . auto
mobile together but only one to wreck it
No one has ever been known to suffer
eye strain from looking at the bright
side of things.
B .t the quickest way to make yourself
really miserable is to start wondering why
you aren't happier.
All men look alike and talk alike after
they have been married a couple of years
Yes Lord Dewer says: "The road to
success is crowded with women pushing
their husbands along."
Gold and silver may not rhyme but they
jinglo well together.
Even a city dweller takes an interest
in agriculture three times a day.
Now that we have outlawed war and
there can be no decrease in- the ever ii -
creasing population that way. And now
that we have had a Fitter Families con
test providing for a still greater increase
In population, who knows but that the
Good Lord has sent the gunman, the saw
ed off shotgun and the machine gun to
earth to supply the need of an eliminator
A true woman never buttons anything
she can pin.
The weather is releiving the farmer
right now and no doubt will have him
completely finished by the time Congress
They are snorting around about some
thing or other in Paris, that they say "if
it is not done, will bring on more compli
cations." well let 'em snort, it will pro
bably not affect the rain in Kansas.
They are shooting each other in Berlin.
If I lived in Berlin, I would want to shoot
somebody. And if I lived in Itlay I would
What we need is relief from farm relief.
Mr Cool id ge, it is reported, has purcha
sed an used' car. How can a man no
more voluble than Mr. Coolidge ever do
justice to a used car.
Speaking of rushing into a thing with
out consideration, Marian Talley announ
ced that she would take up farming be
fore she knew what the farm relief legis
lation would be.
The farm relief program has been slow
ed up until the real meaning of 'debenture'
We note with but passing interest "N,
tional Egg Week" bet we look foward witu
ill disguised anticipation to the "Fried
The human race is easily spoiled. A
few years ago a man could walk eight oi
ten blocks and think nothirg of it, now, i
man crabs around art morning if "he can'
find a. parking place within a block of the
Gibs and Jibes
Physician (to ricn patient): "You are
all ruu down. I suggest; thac you lay off
golf for a while and get a good rest at
-Artist to (friend): "Tee that picture
over there? Well. I panted it, and a mill
ion wouldan't buy it."
Friend: "Well, I'm one of the million!"
"I wish you'd speak to your daughter."
Mrs. I'Tardup sail to her hu6bmd. VI
caught he kissing the ice man this mor
ning." "Good heavens," exclaimed the father
"I should say it is. The idea of her
wasting her time with the ice man when
we owe the grocer $60."
Doctor; .' What you need, my dear
young lady, is a little sun and( air."
Patient: "Why Doctor, how dare you.
Why, I'm not eqen married " l
CaShier (buying fur coat): "Can I wear
t iis fur coat in the rain without nurting
Salesman: "Madam hav you ever seen
i squirrel carrying an umbrella?"
' So vom luive dei u.ed to tnke a dip in
to tb- stock nifnktl. How did vou nome
I Must havp sf-i n bad example for the
n; rsei - io t . .i dip immediately after
ward." A noted Berlin scientist declares that
t le ape is dec-ended from man, but C. E
lann nf the Osborne County Farmer
cunks that the preessor. should have
oostive evidence on the matter before
'asting such a reflection on the ape. For
instance he says no ape was ever known
to stay out two-thirds of the night seren
ading the girls and attempting to sing
'Sweet Adeline," or "Good Night Ladies."'
There is no evidence that any ape eve
had his picture published in a cigarette
advertisement or gave a testimonal for a
patent medicine. Furthermore, there is
nothing on record to prove that any ape
ever dug up from $15 to $20 for a pint of
him or burn a hole in bis stomach. Com
mon fairness to the lonp and honorable
record of the ape should make the aver
age human hesitate before trying to claim
him as a relative.
Believe it or Not
Four companies' send over five and a
half million dollars last year in magazine
adverrising, they are the only four who
spent over 1 million each.
During 1927 $'262,710,297 worth of pack
age medican was sold.
There are about 57,000 drug stores in
the United States. They do a total bus
iness of one billion 794 milion dollars a
year. . "t
Brazil is the fourth largest conntry .in .
the world with an area of 3.275,000 square .
miles and a population of 36,870.000.-.
Brazil produces four fiths of the worlds -crop
and is second largest cocoa grower;
Bottled milk is delivered to patrons ia.
a Hawaiia town in a set of lock boxes,
arranged somewhat like those, of a post
Potatoes are the largest and most val
uable vegetable crop in the United States; -
The Chinese tell time with considerable .
accuracy by looking at a cat's eye. ,
The puple becomes narrower as noon ap
proaches and wider as the afternoon
Charleston, June 20. The Junor Order
United American Mechanics will bring
its biennial national convention to a close
here today following a final businegs ses
ion. Many delegates will leave far thsir
homes in the afternoon but the national
officers are ezpected to remain in the city
for several days for executive and com
At ceremonies conducted last night the
orphan home degree was conferred upon
a large class of candidates representing
the many states which sent delegate
here. Memorial services were held, at
which the newly elected national counc
ilor, Omer C. Stubbs, delivered the ad
dress. Habitual Constipation Cured
in 14 to 21 Days
LAX-FOS WITH PEPSIN" is a specially
prepared Syrup Tonic-Laxative for Habitual
Constipation. It relieves promptly and
ihould be taken regularly for Wto 21 days
to induce regular action. It Stimulates axa
Reguiafes. Very Pleasant to Take. 053.