:.s;j The Concord Daily Tribune f !Ti
SECRETARV WEEKS IS
WRONG IN CHUHGfS
Officer Flatly Denies That
He Disobeyed the Presi
dent in Publishing Certain
Gen. Mitchell Says He Also
Obtained Permission From
Chief of Air Service to
Publish the Articles.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington, March 2.—Brig, Gen.
Mitchell, the assistant army air chief, to
day flatly contradicted Secretary Weeks’
statement that he had disobeyed Presi
dential orders in publishing certain mag
azine articles w’tWout War Department
approval. \ ,■
In a letter to the House aircraft com
mittee the General declared he “had in
no way disobeyed or transgressed any
known order or instruction that I am fa
‘•lf would seem," his letter added "that
if I had violated orders my attention
would have been drawn to them long be
fore the present time, and action taken
General Mitchell’s letter was read to
the comm ttee by Gen. Lampert .just be
fore Hear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske, re
tired, took the stand to give his opinion
as to the relative value of aircraft.
An editor of the Saturday Evening Post,
the General said, asked him last Novem
ber to write a series of articles on power,
and later accompanied him to the White
House to lay the proposal before Presi
dent Coolidge. V
• “The President reiterated his great in
terest in aeronautics which he has al
ways shown,” the letter continued, "and
said he considered a series of articles on
this- subject to be beneficial, and that I
should obtain the permission of my su.
perior officer the chief of the air service.”
"I immediately reported to the chief of
the air service what had occurred, and
requested permission to write the articles.
He gave permission .then for me to write 1
them. No mention was made at all about
submitting copies." •” "*“■■■ !
Body Lying in Staffer of Home and Room
Has Been Left Just as It Was When
He Last Used It..
Berlin, March 2 (By the Associated
Press).—The body of Fretlerick Ebert,
Germany's first president, who died Sat
urday, lies in state in his study which
has been left just as it was when the
sudden sickness overtook him. The qof
ftage, and over it candles shed their faint
fin of brown oak resfed upon a camott
glow. The room is draped in black, and
with the exception of a wreath of white
lilacs from the window and one of mim
osa from the children, the flora! decora
tions are limited to green plants.
Asheville. March 2.—The party of 123
Asheville business men, jwho recently
• made a tour of South Carolina, Georgia
and Florida for the purpose of "pro
moting closer relations between Ashe
ville and other cities in' the South” have
returned to the city and report a most
successful trip. The party chartered
a train consisting of five Pullman care,
one observation car, *tid a baggage car.
They visited Bavannah. St. Augustine,
Daytona, West Palm Beach, Jackson
ville, Columbia and othe# southern cities.
It is planned to conduct one of these
tours each year for the next five years.
The next trip, it is announced, will prob
ably be conducted in the spring of 1926
andn will include Alkbama, Louisiana
and possible Texas. Other trips wills
be made to middle western states and
the Easf, and one to Toronto, Montreal,
Quebec and Canada. ,
Carolina Team la Semi-Finals.
Atlanta, March 2 (By the Associated
Press). —Four quintets await the open
ing whistle tonight in the semi-finals of
the Southern Conference Basketball
Tournament The first game of the
evening contest will be followed by a
game between the University of North
Carolina twice conference champion, and
the University of Georgia, victor over
Kentucky Saturday night by one point
in the final second of play.
The chainpionship will be decided to
PROGRAM WEEK OF MARCH 2nd
MONDAY AND TUESDAY
“THE ENEMY SEE’*
With Betty Compaon, jPercy Mormont,
Huntley Gordon, Kathlyi Williams, Shel
don Lewis, Dot Farley, Pguline Bush.
The love-adventures of a beautiful “Gold
Digger.” A, Paramount.
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
With Iliehqrd Battbelmess and Dorothy
Gish. Now?this is a real good picture,
one you should see. A First National. ’
FRIDAY—ONE DAY ONLY
“THE STORY WITHOUT A NAME”
With Agues Ayres, Antonio Moreno.
Now you h|ve read the story, now see the
; " SATURDAY
'BIFF BANG BUDDY”
With Buddy RooNevelt. A western in
& reels, and a good comedy. . '
WILLIE DUET HOW
ON TRIAL FOR LIFE
Charged With the Murder of
William H. Doxey, Who
Died in Hospital on Feb
ruary First. !
TO LEAVE HOME
Had Been Reared in Home
of the Defendant—Wife’s
Name Is Brought Into the
(By the Aaserlated Press)
Elizabeth City, March 2.—Willie A.
- Doxey, charged with the murder of his
’ nephew Win. H. Doxey. who died in a 10~
- cal hospital February 1, was to go on’
- trial today in Currituck superior court.
t Doxey shot his nephew on Jaunaty 31,
after returning from a hunt and timing
• Mrs. Doxey away from home. Before thy
i trial it was intimated Doxyy and his
nephew had engaged in a series of quar
■ rets -which ended in the former warning
the latter not to vbdt his home again, j
The defendant now is 6(1 years of age.
22 years ago he married Miss Dnisy
Hampton, 10, and known as the “belle
of Currituck.” Soon after his marriage
Doxey took his nephew, then a boy of 12,
into his home. He was fond of hunting,
and was away from home many nights.
As Wm. Doxey became older, however,
he became involved in quarrels with his
uncle, and finally was warned never
to enter the house again, it was stated.
Before dying, young Doxey left . a
statement in which he said that'while he
was on his way to Poplar Branch from
the direction of.Bertha, his uncle met
him on the road. The elder man shout
ed that he . was going to kill him,'young
Doxey said, adding that he wrested the
revolver from his hand. The older man
promised not to shoot, young Doxey con
tinued, and the revolver was returned to ■
’ Then, the nephew asserted, Willie Dox- ‘
f ey backed away ten feet and shot him. i
I His uncle’s wife was a “good woman, per- '
feet so far ns I know. We have prayed '
■ together many times.’’ ' e
THREE MEET VIOLENT f
DEATH IN CHARLOTTE a
‘ •"* Two Children Victims In *
XroJleO and Automobile Accidents.
f. ; Charlotte, March 1. —One of the
* Pour Horsemen” has been abroad in
Charlotte since Friday night, three per
sons having met violent deaths during
•that period. '
The latest victim of the gri mreaper
was three-year-old John Francis Win
chester, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raiford
'Winchester, who died late last night of
injuries sustained earlier in the evening
•when struck by an automobile driven
by a negro, William Johnson. The ac
cident occurred in front of his parents’
home on the Dixie road, five miles from
The child was with an uncle who was
repairing his automobile parked by the
side of the highway and is thought to
have stepped from behind that machine
directly into the path of the negro’s ma
Funeral services for the ehild were
held thiß afternoon at 4 o’clock at Steel
Creek Presbyterian Church. Interment
was in (he church cemetery.
Captain Franklin Stotts, 78, of the
Charlotte fire 'department, died Friday
night of injuries sustained when be was
struck by a trolley car on North Tryon
Street. Funeral services wear held,
this afternoon and he was laid to rest
in Elmwood cemetery.
John Edward Sanders, 12-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Sanders, of Eliz
abeth Avenue, who was killed late Fri
day night when struck by an automobile
while at play near hfh home, was buried
this afternoon. L fct
To Differentiate Between Co-ops and
Raleigh, March I.—A bill to prevent
I organisations of farmers from being con
■ fused with co-operative .associations has
! been introduced in the legislature by
I Representative Connor and has been re
> ferred to the committee or judiciary
i No. 2. The bill is entitled “an act to
i amend chapter 93, subchapter 4, of the
! Consolidated Statutes, relating to eiim
’ inating the word co-operative and sub
stituting therefore the word mutual, and
enlarging the powers of said act.”
The purpose of this bill, it is said,
is to allow farmers and others to form
“mutual” organisations -for making con
tracts. with power companies, storage
companies, etc,, and to purchase goods i
in quantities, without having such or- ,
ganization become confused with co
operative associations. j,
The bill also proposes to amend sec-1
ticn fifty-two hundred and forty-seven,
by adding thereto the following subsec
tion: “12. Associations, societies, com- ,
panics or exchanges, organised hereunder ]
to engage in the telephone or electric ■
light business upon 4 mutual basis, shall ,
adopt a by-law limiting the patrons and
subscribers to members of the associa
Rules Against Cannon Manufacturing Co. j
(By the Associated Press) ]
Washington, March 2.—Summons serv- ■
ed upon the Cudahy Packing 00., of Aia- '
bama, is not sufficient to bring into the
courts of North Carolina the Cudahy 1
Packing 00., of Maine, which had its ,
principal offices in Chicago, the Supreme
Court held today in a suit brought by |
the Cannon Mfg. Co., of North Carolina, j
against tbe Maine corporation for allef-’j
ej breach of contract for the-purchase of ]
cotton sheeting to be used by the pack- (
era in Its meat business.
She Couldn’t Say & Word
0 HH B I m
'' '• • 111 l s?
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If • c
' t jf f
Whan bandits accosted Lulu B. Harrison, 17, of Kansas Ultv ms '
young men who were accompanying her to a nartv oho ■ *
word because she had hurried./!rompedhtrSmlSS bSSk
Aftwr taking her escorts clothes and automobile, tbo b«n£u
** her to the party. ■ • " ■ ' mw
Borglum Declares Again He Willi
Rot in Jail * For His Ideals
(By the Associated Press)
New York. March 2.—“ Ready to rot
in jail" in defense of his ideals. Gutzon
Borglum, sculptor, is preparing for the!
“fight of his life" in connection with the j
Stone Mountain confederate memorial, .
which he says should be completed be-!
cause it is the greatest project of thought'
He admitted -last night on his return
from Atlanta that he had destroyed his I
model and plaits after.his dismission bv 1
of *M#e MouifWSft Memorial,
Association. For tftfs he Tiad been nr-j
rested at Greensboro. X. C„ on a war
rant charging vandalism’ and malicious’
mischief. - I
"I destroyed the temporary models fo
the greatest piece of sculpture in the
world’s history,” he said/ “Bei-mso I be- j
lieve in the right of an nrtist in his >wn 1
creation. lam ready to rot in jail rath
er than yield this principle. Let the
small provincial mind of my enemies con
template the work of stonecutters or
shoemakers if they wish. I am ready
DKANE AND RANKIN TO I
RETIRE FROM OFFICE |
Dr. Rankin, I( Is Reported, Will Head i
Hospital System of the Duke Founda-!
’ Raleigh, Feb. 28.—Important Changes !
in heads of State departments are pend-!
ing, it became known here tonight. Brentj
Drane has submitted his resignation tot
Governor McLean as head of the geo-1
logical and economy survey, and Dr. \Wt i
S. Rankin will shortly retire as head l
of the State board of health.
It is stated that Dr. Dankin will re
tire in the near future to become head!
of the hospital system created under the
Dpke foundation: that while this ar
rangement has been entered into; it will
not be officially confirmed until the trus
tees of the Duke foundation meeting in
March. Governor McLean stated to
night that he had not yet heard of Dr.
Rankin’s resignation, which must be sub
mitted to the State board of health.
Planes Leave Macon.
(By the Associated Press)
Macon, Ga„ March 2—The twelve
army airplanes from Selfridge Field,
Mich., took (he air her* this morning at
8:35 o’clock for the last lap of the trip '
to Miami, Fla. * ,
Coolidge Is Fourth President <.
To Be Eelected From Massachusetts
(By the Associated Press)
Washington, March 2.—The oath of
office will be administered to Calvin
Coolidge as President in his own nght
of his election by the people exactly 100
j years to the day from the inauguration
jof the last preceding Massachusetts
'President, John Quincy Adams.
Although born in Vermont. Mr. Cooi
idge from the days of his youth,
through his college years and political
life until he came to Washington as
Vice-President, has been a ‘ Massachu
He is the fourth New England Presi
dent. The others, in addition to John
Quincy Adams, were John Adams of
Massachusetts, who served from 1797
to 1801, and 'Frankln Pierce, of New
(Hampshire, who served from 1853 to
1857. Pierce was a Democrat and both
Adams’s were of the Federalist faith.
AH of the New England Presidents
have come into power under unusual
John Adams was selected after he
had been Vice-President under Wash
ington and before political parties were
■ formally organized in the country.
Moreover, there were no nominations
that year, the people merely voting their
preference- He won over Thomas Jes
CO.NCORD, N. C.; MONDAY, MARCH 2, 1925
t for a fight.
I they ar, ‘ tryiu S to ericify me.
jJ. Link of their impudence. They fired
me a fortnight after I had served notice
on thpi i> that I intended to ask an ac
; anting of their stewardship of the As
isoemtion’s funds. They were spending
about as much on ofece force as.l was oii
the mountainside with my force.” '
| Borglum said he -would confer with
(Wealthy friends who had said they would
bnqk him to thg
Ix, Borglnote Hearing.
j ttaleigh, March 2.—A • hearing will be
granted Gutzoa Borglum before extradi
| tion papers are honored, if the case de
velops to that extent, Governor McLean
i ? f the dismissed Stone Mountain sculp
tor fails to win out in the hearing next
Saturday at Greensboro, and appeals to
the executive, his appeal will be consid
ered. However, Governor McLean will
take no hand in the case unless it is
brought to hi«- official consideration. ■
THE COTTON MARKET
j Active Early Today, price* Making New
High Ground for the Movement,
j (By the Associated Preaa.)
I New York, March 2.—The cotton mar
j ket was active early today, prices mak
.t mg new high ground for the movement,
owing to failure of thf early weather
! l iew * show any rains of consequence
.in the Southwest over Sunday r relative
jLV higher Liverpool cables, and reports
' that cotton is to be shipped out of the
local stock to Bremen.,
■ v^c e , 01 ifo' ing .' ms firm at an advance
of 2b to_2B points. Active months sold
■42 to 4o points net higher in the early
trading on covering and broadening com
missibn house demand. Slay sold up
to 25.8 Q and July to 26.05 but at 26
cents for July a good deal of realizing
caused setbacks for 8 or 3 points. Ac
tive demand continued on weather and
Opening prices were: March 25.30;
May 25.65; July 25.95; Oct. 25.37-
Dec. 25.38. ’
■ The. National Congress of Mothers
,and Parent-Teacher Associations will
bom its annual convention in Austin,
Texas, the last week of April.
ferson by only three electoral votes. He
was the last of the Federalist Presi
dents, as the Republican-Democratic
P® r^ y 5 Jefferson was developing and
In 1800 elected their leader over Adams.
John Quincy Adama was put for
ward as a coalition candidate at a time
when Andrew Jackwin was developing
as a national political leader. The pol
itical situation was such that the e’ec
tion was thrown into the House where
Adams won on the first ballot.
Franklin Pierce was elected when the
Whig party was in its death throea,
and the movement which resulted in the
organization of the Republican party
was slowly gathering force. Nominated
in, convention on the 49th ballot, he
wan elected by an overwhelming ma- :
jority in the electoral college.
All the New England Presidents have
come to office fortified by long ex
perience in public affaire. John Adame
had been a Revolutionary leader. John
Quincy Adams had served urn! r his
father when the latter was minister to
England, and as Secretary of State
under Monroe. Pierce had been a ;
brigadier general in the Mexican War ,
•“d * United States Senator, While
CMalidge has had 26 years of almost
uninterrupted service in public office.
PLANS CULL W
• TO CAPITAL CITY
;#. s > _____
Rail Officials and Business
Leaders of Country Meet
With War to Dis
cuss Defense Plans.
IS OftE SPEAKER
General Hines Is Also Speak
er, Outlining to Men Part
They Are Expected by the
Government to Play.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington. March 2.—Rail transpor
tation officials and business leaders met
With War Department officers here today
to work out plans for national/lefense by
which fartime . endeavors of business,
transportation and the government may
be eo-ordinated into a workable unit.
Thp gathering was* addressed by Secre
tary Weeks and Maj. Gen. John L.
Hines, ehief of staff, who outlined the
defense plans tentatively mapped out by
the department, and the 4>art assigned to
transportation and business agencies.
Secretary Weeks emphasized the vital
need of transportation foe the national
defense, and explained that armed force
depended for its effectiveness upon move
ment “an indispensable element of wnr.”
"If our armed forces should be compelled
at some future date to defend the' con
tinental territory of the United States,
the railways of the United States would
same prime importance,” the Secretary
said. “Yon know, as well as I, that it
would not be possible for the railroads
and the nrmv . to co-operate effectively
imined'ately upon the occurrence of an
, unfortunate emergency, unless they spend
> some time together preparing for such
co-operation. That is why we have ask
ed you here.”
Gen. Hines described more in detail
1 what services to national defense the
’ *rmy expected the transportation lines
- to render in an emergeriey and pointed’
. out something of hdw tney would be ex
; peeted to function.
1 CUTZON BORGLUM ARRESTED
BY POLICE AT GREENSBORO
No£d M Sculptor Taken Into Custody
miteVwa Wmy Wfflainn
Greensboro. FVb. 28.—Gtrtzon Borg
ium. wanted in Atlanta, Ga„ for
.“malicious mischief’ as a result of
recent occurrences in connectiow with
the Stone Mountain Confederate Monu
mental Association, was arrested here
tonight shortly after 10 o'clock by
Greensboro police, who charged him
with being a fugitive from justice.
Bond enn be arranged only- through
habeas corpus proceedings brought be
fore a Superior court judge.
J. T. Tucker, superintendent of con
struction of the Stone Mountain pro-,
ject. who was said to have been on the
train with Borglum, has not yet been
Said He Would Shoot Man Arresting
Durham, Feb. 28.—Rather than sub
mit to arrest, Gutzon Borglum declar
ed he would shoot the man who at
tempted to serve a warrant on him, the
Durham Herald quotes the former
Stone Mountain Memorial sculptor ns
saying in a statement tonight to a staff
“That may sound like a bad state
ment for me to make, for that alone
would he a crime, but I have always
been a law-abiding citizen and always
intend to be,” the story quotes Mr-
Borglum as saying. “I have violated no
law in the destruction of models, for
they were children of my brain, and be
fore I would blacken my name through
arrest, thereby placing a stigma upon
my wife and children, I would never
submit to the serving of a warrant.”
Put Rural. Force Under County Com
Raleigh, Feb. 28.—A new bill to place
the Mecklenburg county rural police force
under the county commissioners will be
introduced in the house Monday by
Speaker Edgar W. Pharr and will re
ceive the support of Senator Hamilton
C. Jones in the senat'e.
The measure, introduced lsv 'Repre
sentative Julia Alexander and W. R.
Matthews to abolish the rural force,
will never get out of the house alive.
Speaker Pharr’s bill will transfer con
trol of the force from the sheriff to the
county commissioners. The commission
ers now appoint the police. Represen
tative Matthews, it was understood, will
probably ‘ sign the bit. ,'
Miss Alexander could not he reached
here tonight for a statement as to her
plans for abolishing the force in view of
the reaction to the announcement of the
bills introduced. She indicated last night
that her original intention was to place
complete responsibility for law enforce
ment in the hands of the sheriff. Speak
er Pharr’s bill will transfer authority 1
now resting with the sheriff to the coun
ty commissioners, and leave only the
deputies with that officer.
Mrs. Allen Lane Read Dead.
New York. March 2.—Mrs. AUcq Lane
Reed, sister of late James Lane Allen, not
ed novelist, died today at her home in
Manhattan. She was the last surviving
member of the immediate family of the
novelist, who died two weeks ago.
(By the Associated Press)
Lynchburg, Va., March 2.—Ben Wor- '
gan, aged 50, and his brother, Kit Mor
gan, aged 48. were killed in Alta Vista
when the automobile in which thev were
.riding was struck by a through' north- ,
bound freight train.
WORK OF STATE LEGISLATURE
Morning Sessions of Both Houses Devot
ed to Consideration of Local Measures.
(®y the Associated Press)
Raleigh, March 2.—Plunging into cony
(--(deration of the local calendar prepare-',
tory to the legislative crush of important
measures expected later in the week, the
General Assembly today in the first few
hours of its work considered only local
The House met at 11 o’clock and the
Senate an hour later. In the lower body
jhe only statewide measure 'introduced
was by Turlington, of Iredell to amend
the constitution so as to extend the pow
ers of emergency judges. In the seuate.
local bills claimed the major attention
of the legislators.
Passes Emergency Judge Bill.
Raleigh, March 2 (By the Associated
Press). —The North Carolina Seuate to
day passed on final reading the bill by
Senator Dunlap, of Anson, providing for
the appointment of emergency judges \
while the House of Representatives de
feated the stop law bill allowing automo
biles to cross without stopping any rail
roads on which not more than four trains
CAPTAIN AND DAUGHER
■ Lose lives during storm
r C<>aJ Barit* of <*• M. Hudson,
Which Was Wrecked Off Boston Light
During the Night.
(By the Associated Press)
Boston. March 2.—Captain Mosher, of
Providence, R. 1., his ltT-year-old daugh
ter, and a crew of three men were lost
when the coal barge of J. B. Hudson,
Norfolk for Boston, foundered off Boston
Light'late last night. The bodies of.
two of the crew were picked up by the,
tug, J. T. Hooper, and brought here to-1
The lights of the brage which was the
stern boat of a tow of three, disappeared
at 11 o’clock last night, Captain R. P.
Moon, of the tug, reported. A heavy
gale was raging at the time, and the tug
was compelled to take the remaining
two barges to safety. This morning's
search revealed wreckage and the two
STONE TAKES HATH FOR
SUPREME COURT BRENCH
Resigns as Attorney General to Take a
Place on Supreme Court Made Vacant
by Recent Resignation.
(By the Associated Press)
_ Washington, March 2.—Harlan Fiske
Stone, of New York City, resigned today
as Attorney General and took the oath of
an associate justice of the Supreme Court.
The court room was crowded when the
new justice ascended the bench at the
opening of today’s court session. Those
present included Frank B. Kellogg, sec
retary of state desigiiate, and Johu W
The simple ceremonies of the occasion
were conducted by Chief Justice Taft.
With Our Advertisers.
A. B. Pounds has installed a wonder
ful machine—a Perfection Ice-scoring
machine. It score-marks every block of
ice leaving the plant and divides it ac
curately into exact 25 or 36 pounds
A remedy for every type of skin trou
ble at tlie Gibson Drug Store.
Coal prices reduced—See new ad. of
A. 11. Pounds.
Schioss Bros silling suits at Hoover’s,
$25 to $45. >
Stylish spring slippers at Parker's
Shoe Store, $3.45 to $6.95!
Between now and Wednesday noon
C. H. Barrier and Co. will pay 20 cents
a pound for hens.
Better insure your car against loss
by fire, theft, collision, liability or prop
erty damage. See ad. of Jno K.- Pat
terson andn Co.
Empress and Karaghunsinn rugs at
Bell and Harris* Furniture Co. Com
plete line in stoqk.
Jno T. Lewis Dutch Boy white lead,
only 15 cents a pound at Yorke and
, The Spring Opening and Fashion
Show of Efird’s Charlotte Store will take
place on Wednesday, March 4th. See
ad. in this paper.
I Robbers at Miami, Fla,
(By the Associated Press)
Miami, Fla., March 2—Three un
masked robbers entering the Melrose
Tavern here early this morning, lined the
two score guests present against a wall
and escaped with $30,000 in cash and
jewelry. One victim lost $2,00 in cash
and‘ SB,OOO worth of negotiable securi
Two tourists who h«d jOst stepped in
to the place to inquire their way, lost
$1,500 in money and jewels.
Explosion of a Munitions Depot Costs
Lives of 160.
Constantinople, March I.—One hun
dred rebels and 60 of the townspeople ]
were killed today in the explosion of a ]
munitions depot at Kharput. Turkish ;
Armenia, while the town was beng
pillaged by rebels. i
The Angora assembly has voted a
credit for partial mobilization to com
bat the Kurdish revolt. i
Will Investigate Charges Against Judge ]
English. , <
(By the Associated Press) «
, Washington, March 2.— A congression- 1
al investigation during the coming sum- *
mer of charged against Federal Judge :
English, of the eastern Illinois district,
was assured today when the senate
adopted the house resolution authorizing
Spencer High School Burns.
Spencer. March I.—The Spencer
High school building was destroyed by
fire early tonight, entailing a loss of
to cover, and crippling other education
al institutions in the city through loss
of the central heating system, located in
the burned building.
The tombstone of Euryaaces, the pas
try king of Rome, was 1 in the form of an
enormous cake, which also served as an i
= 1 - " .1
FOR CLOSINC SESSION
As Usual Many Matters Are
Coming Up In Final Hours
of Session and Uie Majority
Will Not Get Attention.
BIGGEST JAM NQW
Such Disorder Resulted In
the Discussion of Pet Mea
sures That Senator Walsh
Wants Official on Floor.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington, March 2.—Thd pre-ad*
journment jam in Congress swung to its
crest today as the session entered its
last forty-eight hours.
As usual the principal 'crush was in'
the senate, and as soon as that body con*
vened members were on their feet all ov*
er the chamber seeking unanimous con.
•sent for consideration of pet measures.
Objections were immediate and vocifer.
. So much disorder resulted that Sena.
I tor Walsh, Democrat of Massachusetts,
asked that the sergeant-at-arms be
"brought into the chamber and kept there
j until Wednesday noon to maintain or
der." President Cummins stopped pro*
ceedings until semblance of order wad
obtained and maintained.
More Money for Veterans’ Hospitals.
Washington, March 2—A bill to ap
propriate an additional $10,000,000 for
hospital facilities for World War veter
ans was passed today by the house anfl
sent to the senate.
Will Investigate Fertilizer Costs.
Washington, March 2.—The depart
ment of justice investigators will be sent
immediate:y to Georgia and other south
ern states to investigate the increased
cost of fertilizer (to determine if a fer
tilizer trust exists, the attorney general
today notified Senator Harris, Democrat
of Georgia, who complained to the de
SALISBURY GIRL FALLS 1
FROM CAR AND KILLED
Door to Coupe Somehow Came Open
and. Mim Charlotte Anthony Fell Oat.
. Mart. I.—Miss Charlotte
wher slip teti out of^aenupe*towJnigM
at 11 o’clock. She and Banks Sloop, of
the Wachovia Bark and Trust Company,
were returning home from Mcoresvilie
where they had teen during the evening,
and when they were near the Rowan
Couon Mill, just to the south of the city,
the car door came o|>en from some un
explained cause and Miss Anthony fell
out. • The car was going about twenty
miles an hour and when Mr. Sloop got
it sti pped he returned and picked Miss
Antlpiny up and carried her to her home,
606 Maupin Avenue. She was con
scious and did not appear to be so bad
ly hurt but when a physician arrived
lio'saw the serimmess of the wound which
was in the back of the head and she
was taken to the Stulisbury Hospital
where she died at 2 o'clock this morning,
Miss Anthony had been employed as a
clerk with the R. W. Walker Lumber
Company for three years. She Ls sur
vived by her mother, Mrs. fltotts, and
six sisters. Four of the young sisters
are at home, another. Miss Glenn a An
thony, is a member of the school faculty
at Statesville, and a married sister, Mrs.
Margurite Goldman, lives in New York
City. Interment will be at Glen Alpine
where Miss Anthony's father is buried
but time of the funeral awaits word
from the sister in New York.
Ruling on Interstate Bus Commerce.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington, March 2.—ln two decis
ions today the Supreme Court denied the
right of the state to interfere with in
terstate commerce passing over their
highways in motor vehicles.
It held that Maryland cannot refuse to
permit such vehicles to use its highways,
and that Washington cannot refuse to
grant license for motor buses over that
section of the Pacific Highway which lies
within its border.
President Has Power to Pardon Persons
Held in Contempt of Court.
Washington, March 2.—The President
has authority under the constitution to
pardon persons held in contempt of court
in criminal cases, the Supreme Court
held today in a decision upholding the
pardon granted by President Coolidge to
Philip Groeoman, of Chicago.
Adjournment Saturday is Aim of the
Raleigh, March I;*—. Adjournment
next Saturday is the him of Speoker
Pharr and other leaders. If the appro
priations bill can be handled without a
contest the legislative program can be
cleared satisfactorily to permit the as
sembly to break up then, on the sixtieth
day of the session.
WHAT SMITTY’S CAT SAYS
' -V ‘ft*;
Fair tonight, slightlyjpoldqr in central
and east portions; Tuesday fair with
rising temperatures in. the west portion^