• ASSOCIATED * <
S DISPATCHES %
BDILDMG WORK WILL
BE STARTED (T OHEE
BY THE RED CROSS
* Refurnishing Homes
and Giving Clothing to
Those Needing It.
READY TO START
WORK AT ONCE
No Atttempt Will Be Made to
Replace Deficits in Invest
ment Losses, It Has Been
West Frankfort, 81., Maw* 25 (By!
>Ue : Associated PttM.—The American'
Red Cross will begin rehabilitation work
nt once in the tornado area in five states,
Henry M, Baker, national director of
disaster relief, has announced here. The
w<rk will include replacing and refurn
ishing homes, clothing and all necessities
for victims, but will not attempt to re
place deficits in investment losses, which
Mr.; Baker Unlled business rehabilita
Director Baker will be in charge of
the entire region.
CHAPMAN AIDS WITH THE
SELECTION OF JURYMEN
Six Jurors Had Been Selected During
Morning Chapman Aiding
Lawyers In Their Selections.
Hartford, Conn., March 25 (By the As
sociated Press). —Gerald Chapman, spec
tacular bad man, continued his fight to
day against a farmer-dominated jury to
sit in judgment on him in the matter of
the indictment charging 1 him" with the
murder of Jatrolman James Kkelly in
New Br-tnin last August 12th. ,
Half an hour after court had opened
today, the second of the murder trial, a
sixth juroi l had been chosen.
Chapman who had been inspecting one 1
potential juror from under his lowered 1
brows curtly shook his head when counsel '
turned to him. So this juror was chal- '
Chapman, looking very natty in a (
freshly pressed suit, sat on a_ chair in the;
midst of his counsel. ,
Eleven Jurors Chnadu.t—
Hartford, Conn., March 25. (By the i
EV.ear jftwe (
murder trial of Gerald Chapman, spectac- |
ui.ir mail bandit and jail breaker had. t
bceen chosen when court recessed ently’ |
today. Os these, six wtre chosen today,: i
the others having been selected yesterday, i
the »|>euing day of the trial. Chapman l
again assisted his counsel in delecting the
jurors. . 1
Youth Dies Following Operation on the |
Salisbury. March 24. —Billy Monroe, |
10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. ,
Monroe,. died tonight at 11 o’clock, at j
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Shaver, ',
with whom he had been living, following ,
an operation for an abscess in the head.
The young roan was stricken Thursday (
whi’e at school.
Death of Warner M. Leeds. 1
tßjr the Associated Press) J
New York, March 25. —Warner M. ;
Leeds, brother of the late ffm. B. Leeds, ]
and former vice president of the Leeds ,
Tin Plate Company, died at his home
; Hundreds and usually
, thousands of dollars pass
I thfdugh your hands each
How much do you keep
To hold back a part of ev
ery dollar, —that’s the key j
to future success and hap- |
A thrift account here—on
a regular savings basis, —
that is how. thousands of
people are solving the prob
Running shares 25 cents
per share per week.
Prepared shares $?2,25 per
All stock is non-Taxable
Series No. 55 Now Open
START NOW* ‘,
CABARRUS COUNTY B.
L. & SAVINGS ASSO-
Office in Concord National
The Concord Daily Tribune
THE New LAW AS TO
| ’ ’ CONTROL OF BUSES
I' Tlicir Supervision Is Now Under the
State Corporation Commission.
(By (he Amorlated P-.-eaa)
| Raleigh, March 25.—Tbs 1!I25 law
placing supervision of commercial motor
'transportation in North Carolina with
1 the state corporation commission be-
I came effective Sunday. March 22nd.
I This new law contains sixteen sections
and many subsections and irs provisions
are far-reaching. Under the terms laid
• down therein strict supervision is pro
vided. Commercial motor transportation
i is brought into practically the same class
, with railroads so far as state regulation
is concerned. *
Under the terms of the 11)25 act, “cor
poration,- ’ wherever used in the bill
means "a corporation, a company, an as
sociation -or a joint stock association.”
The term "person” means "an indi
vidual. a, firm cr a co-partnership.”. The
term “motor vehicle carrier” means "(Tv
er}’ corporation or person or their leshes.
trustees, or receivers, owing, eontrqllidg,
operating or managing any motor'pro-1
peiled vehicle used, in the business of
transporting" persons ‘or property for
comphhshtion over any improved public
highway ■or street in this state ns here
inatef redfined: Provided, the term 'mo
tor vehicles’ or ‘motor propelled ve
hicles’ as used in this act shall include
only-.motor vehicles operating a service,
between different cities, or towns." ’ -
Hence, the act docs not %pply to for
hirc automobile operating in towns and
cities, that, is doing an intra-city or in
Detailed information as to the nature
of business done by each applicant must
be furnished the corporation commission.
The name and address of the applicant (
must be stated. He must also state the
public highway or highways and the fixed
termini on the regular route, if any, be
tween which or over which he intends
Further, each applicant must tell the
corporation commission whether he in
tends to operate a freight or n passenger
line. He must describe, in brief, each
vehicle he intends to operate and must
furnish a list of schedules of operation.
Also, he must furnish a tariff of rates
The law provides further that eaeli
applicant must state whether he is or
has been operating prior to the time of
Before granting a license certifieate to
an Applicant for operation of any pas
senger or freight serviee the corporation
commission is required to request the
state highway commission to furnish its
recommendations as to the size and the
weight of vehicles which may be used on
the highways over which the applicant
proposes to operate, without injury to
: The corporation cemmiasion shall, at
tbe time of granting a license certificate,
•fix" and dtftermine-^the- *m«rnit WUS? ’
to be given by the applicant for the pro
tection, in the case of passenger ve
hicles, of the passengers and baggage car
ried. In the case of freight vehicles
the bond will be to protect property
transported by them.
Drivers of public motor vehicles must
he given driver's permits, which will not
be issued to persons under eighteen years
of age. Each applicant for a driver's
license must be examined in order that
-his qualifications may be determined. He
piust demonstrate both skill and ability.
Farther, be must show himself familiar
with traffic laws.
1 From each applicant for license to
operate a motor line must pay a tax of
six per cent, of the gross amount re
ceived by said carrier from all fares
and charges collected for the transpor- •
tation of passengers or freight or both.
This tax shall be paid quarterly in ad
vance. The sum of at least S2OO shall
be collected for the first quarter at the
time a license is granted. If the ap
plicant is due a refund) it will be made
at the end of the first quarter.
With Out- Advertisers.
Small and Whisnant will sell at auc
tion on Monday, March 30th'at 12 M„ a
car load of Tennessee males nnd a few
.horses. See ad. in this'paper.
Costume ensembles that smart dressed
women are choosing, at Fisher’s. Priced
$18.95 to $26.95.
Save a part cff every- dollar—that's the
key to future success and happiness. No
better way to save money than by taking
Stock in the new series, now; opdh. of
the Cabarrus County B. L. & Savings
Association. See Gilbert Hendrix at the
Concord National Bank.
New Easter apparel at Efird’s at spec
ial prices. t S
Nestle Lanoil permanent wave, $lO to
S2O at Parks-Belk Co.’s Beauty Shop.
Get an “electrical facial” there once a
See the new- ad. today of. W. J. Heth
cox, the electrical man.
See “the Albion,” the graceful Queen
Anne style of living room furniture at
the Concord Furniture Co's.
The Spring Opening of radiant Easter
apparel is now on at J. C. Penney Co's.
The prides here always appeal to you. See
the window display.
Shad, speckled front and sliced country
ham at-the-Sanitary Grocery Co.
You will find many fine pumps and ox
fords at the big shoe sale of the Rich-
Mond-Flowe Co. now going on.
t See ad. of C. Pstt Covington, “the
financial trouble shooter.”
C. H. Barrier It Co. guarantee you 20
Centri a pound for all hens weighing four
pounds or over and 40 cents for friers.
See the special window at the W. C.
Correll Jewelry Co. — every article a bar
Infants slippers and sandals 85 cents
to $1.50, at Ruth-Kesler Shoe Co's. Ev
erything that’s up to date for the men,
Iwomen, misses and boys, too.
' ■ ■ ■ ■ ——
Continue Arguments in the Teapot Dome
Cheyenne, Wyo., March 25. (By the
Aaaociated Press).—Geo. P. Hoover,
(Washington attorney, and Martin W. Lit
.tieton, both of counsel for Harry F. Sin-
Iclair, Oil Company and Owen J. Roberts
; for the government, took the floor today
each for approximately one and a half
hours* for argument in the suit to annul
the Teapot Dome lease.
. CONCORD, N. C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1925
.rj’ • . . -
1 Defends Oil Leases
Harry F. S'nclair is defending the leases he holds on Teapot Dome against
charges of the government that the leases were obtained bv fraud, in n court
.hearing which opened at Cheyenne, Wyo., Monday, March 9.
INTEREST IS INTENSE
IN LITTLE WILL CASE 1
Witnesses Think Mr. Little Was Not
Capable Mentally to Make Will.
Wadesboro, March 24.—-Interest ra the
Little will ease waxed intense today with
the continuation of the testimony of Mrs.
Mary A, Little, widow of R.*E, Little*
pr°mii|ent - .j
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son sanatorium. ' ’
Under examination by E. T. Oansler, '
.Tr., of Charlotte, of counsel for onvea- I
tors, Mrs. Little stated that after the 1
birth of her youngest child Mr. Little’s 1
attitude toward her and his children, un- ;
derwent a marked change and that he ; i
was violent in his demeanor toward her i
and that she was afraid of him and final- T
ly told him ,to ieav.e home, which he did. )
Thereafter all* communications between i
him. and his family ceased. She gave a ;l
detailed account of mistreatment. She i
said, she tried to effect reconciliation with i
him several times but was repulsed by I
Mts. Little was cross examined by H. 1
F. Sen well of Carthage, of counsel for tile '
propounders, as to her early acquaint
ance with Mr. Little, courtship and mar- '
ringe. amount of property owned by her. 1
and membership in various organizations.
She said she had not been consulted as
to his gifts to the hospital'and that the
amount of .the estate left undivided was
about $1,75,000, that he contributed $250
per inoptk to her support, often leaving
home, and finally Increased it to $275.
He also paid off a mortgage and made a
gift: of SSOO to l|it| son, Bladen Little.
Rev. A. Oshotn, an Episcopal cler
gyman of Charlotte, testified that he hat
been in the home of Mr. aiu
Mrs. 'Littie and that Mr. Little in con
vernation with him had made statements
that led him to. believe Mr. Little was no.
in proper mental condition to make dis
position of his property as regarded hi
children. Otherwise he seemed reason
able. During the course of the day 61
letters from Mr. Little to Mrs. 'little,
written from Raleigh, where he wag in
the senate, and from other points, letters
of loving and affectionate nature, were
identified aud read by Mrs. Little, also
letters from Mrs. Little to him were
identified, making 83 letters in all. These
letters at intervals produced deep emo
tion in <the court room and at times a
tense stillness succeeded them.
J. P. Cook, from Cabarrus county, for
mer state senator and chairman of the
board of the Stonewall Jackson Training
. school, was a witness for the caveators
and narrated a conversation with Mr.
, Little in Raleigh in which Mr. Little
'exhibited great nervousness and excite
ment at the mentioning of Mrs. Little's
name as his wife, and great indignation.
Bishop J. B. Cheshire also testified of
; his long acquaintance with Mrs. Little
and Mr. Little and of the change (that had
, taken place in Mr. Little, who had be
come morbid and unnatural and was seg
, regated from his family. He said Mrs.
. Little's conduct was btemdless and that
she was of the highest character.
Torn Southgate, of Durham, testified
[ that he once mentioned Mr. Little’s son’s
name to Mr. Little and M had grown
’ Dr. Crowell, of Charlotte, testified to
having examined Mr. Little and finding
* him in bad physical condition and ex
pressed the opinion that his i(l health
had affected h'is mind. He said Mr. Lit
b tie had grown nervous and angry at the
mention of hie family as a preliminary
e question to an examination. He express
’> ed the opinion that while he was Bound
- in other respects, mentally he was not
-(competent to make a will as regards his
s j children.
? | On cross examination by James H.
t Pou, Dr, Crowell said that Mr. Little was
il calm and collected except on the point of
! borglum is indorsed
|. BY LEXINGTON FOLKS
Sculptor Delivers An Hour’s Address At
Luncheon of Rotary Club and Its
Lexington, March 24.—Lexington
Rotary club and its guests, including
local TJ. D. C* officers, several veterans
and representative cßJfens of Lexington
li«d 'Photoasvflle. vdwT Wartily indorse*
ment of Gutsen /Borglum, his conception
of fttpne mountain memorial and the ef
fort to complete it. when Mr. Borglum
had finished nn hour's address at a
luncheon here today.
Mir. Borglum stated that lie was dis
missing personalities from his discus
sion of the memorial, declaring his in
terest. lay in seeking the idea carried to
comp’etion. “The will to self determina
tion that gave birth to the nation is the
■theme for this memorial to the men of
the south who contended for the same
idea,” he said, “and it will be the first
great) American monument to things
that made this nation ” The recent con
troversy has aroused the nation to the
completion of the memorial, he asserted.
In closing he urged his hearers to pay
no attention to “little, datnnnble slur
ring things, whether they come from me
(’apt. Tucker, superintendent of con
struction for the sculptor, and his small
son. accompanied Mr. Borglum. Before
'eoving here for Salisbury to make a
sigiilar address tonight, Mr. Borglum
spent an hour at the home of Capt. F.
T. Robbins, judge advocate general
of the North Carolina Confederate
Veterans, who was unable to attend the
Salisbury Endorses Work ot Borglum.
Salisbury, Mar 24.—Gutzon Borglum,
Stone mountain sculptor around whom
i war has been raging for the last sev
■ral weeks, delivered an address before a
arge audience at the courthouse here
onight, in which he stated that he will
not under any circumstances return to
Atlanta except upon specific invitation
endorsed by the people ofthe whole
south. Upon motion of Mrs. Edwin
Gregory, state regent of the Daughters
of the American Revolution, the
audience voted its endorsement of Mr.
Borglum and ha; work.
THOMAS F. WOODLOCK IS
GIVRN RECESS APPOINTMENT
Named by President Despite Pact That
Senate Twice Refused to Confirm
(Ry the Associated Press)
Washington, March 25.—Thomas F.
Woodlock, of New York, was given a re
cess Sppointment today by President
Coolidge as a member of the Interstate
Announcement of the appointment was
made at the White House without com
ment. Mr. Coolidge twice sent Mr.
Woodlock’s name to the senate, but op
position prevented action on it.
Cline and Widen house Plead Guilty In
Recorder’s Court. |
In the recorder's court Monday after- 1
noon, J. R. Cline and F. L. Widenhouse, I
of Concord, plead guilty to transporting 1
and possessing liquor. Prayer for judg-i
ment was continued until next Monday.
Cline gave SI,OOO bond for his appear-!
ance. Widenhouse failed to make a
similar bond and was Bent to jail. The
i car In which they were transporting 60
’ gallons of whiskey was forfeited.
1 BMtimore Conference Against Unifica
i (By the Associated Press)
Washington, March 25.—The Balti
. more conference of the 'M. E. Church,
i i South voted today against unification pf
L the northern and southern churches, 1411
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IMMEDIATE FITE OF
IS NOT YET KNOWN
Arguments For and Against
Bail For Man Indicted For
Murder Being Resumed
With End Not in Sight. 1
SUPREME COURT I
MAY GET CASE
If Bail Is Not Granted at the
Present Hearing Attorneys
For Indicted Man 4 May Car
ry Case to Higher Court.
(By the Associated Press)
Chicago. March 25. —The immediate
fate of William Shepherd, at liberty on
bond or a cell in "murders row” pend
ing his trial on charge of administering
typhoid fever germs to William N. Me-
Clintook, his $1,000,000 ward, still was
in the balance today.
Hurried rearrangement of plans by
Robert E. Crowe, state’s attorney, to
throw two assistant prosecutors into the
battle to block Shepherd’s release, pre
vented arguments on the motion for bail
- being completed yesterday.
Attorney Stewart intimated that an
appeal might be taken to the Illinois’
Supreme Court in the event bail was
THE COTTON MARKET
Opened Steady at Decline «f S Points on
March But Generally 6 to 7 Points
(By the Aaaociated Preaa)
New York, March 25.—The cotton mar
ket opened steady today at a decline of 5
points on March, but generally 6 to 7
points net higher, active months selling
11 to 13 points above yesterday’s closing
figures. Recent Wnll Street and local
sellers appeared to be covering on con
tinued drought conditions over the great
er part of the southwest and failure of
cotton to respond more fully to the re
cent weakness of stocks and grains.
The demand seemed to be readily, sup
plied around 25.42 for May and 25.02 for
October, but the market held fairly steady
ait the end of the first hour, aud within a
point or- two of the best.'
Liverpool was slightly lower than due.
private cahles repOTttef. ' .that, earl®
steadiness on trade aid continental buy
ing had been followed by declines under
increased offerings of spot and American
Cotton futures opened steady. March
25.16; May 25.25; July 25.62; Oct.
24.94; Dec. 24.92.
McRAE CASE IS BEGUN
IN CROSS CITY, FLA.
Defendant Being Tried for Alleged Part
In Murder of Lewis Baker, Negro.
(By the Aaaociated Preaa)
Cross City, Fla., March 25 —Presen
tation of testimony was begun by the
State today in its case against W. G.
Mcßane, "who \yth Thomas W. Higgin
botham and three other defendants are
charged with the murder of Lewis Baker,
a negro clothing salesman.
Approximately fifteen witnesses in
cluding Charlie Hart, negro, one of the
defendants, have, been summoned by the
Higginbotham, whose trial is expected
to follow soon after that of McHane, still
is puder indictment in connection with
the killing of Martin Tahert, of North
Dakota. . ,
CHILDREN ARE SACRIFICED
TO THE GODDESS KALI
Sacrifices Made by People of the Central
Province of India, London Is Told in
(By the Associated Press)
London, March 25.—Dispatches from
i Calcutta reported an amazing case t»f
, sacrifice of children to the goddess Kali
(, at Mandla, near Jabalap'jir in the central
, The young son of a former native gov
i eminent official named Mnlcband, fell
. sick ;in the family, believing the body
possessed of a devil, decided human sacri
fice necessary for his recovery, and offer
ed up his sister as his sacrifice. When
no improvement in the boy’s condition was
’ forthcoming they deprived him of food
and hound him naked near a holy place
where he died from exposure. Mulchand
1 and two sons have been sentenced ‘to
death for the ’crime, and a daughter-in
law so imprisonment for life.
3M Textile' Plants in North Carolina.
Raleigh, March 25.—0 f the 1,735
plants j engaged in the manufacture of
cotton goods in 1923, there were 351
located in North Carolina, according to
figures made public here today from the
department of commerce at Washington.
There were 191 in Massachusetts, 152
in South Carolina, 129 in Georgia. 127
in Pennsylvania, 81 in Rhode Island. 61
in Alabama, 49 in New York, 48 in Con
necticut, 28 in New Jersey, 20 in Texas,
119 in Tennessee, 17 in New Hampshire,
116 in Maine. 13 each in Illinois and
] Mississippi, 11 in Maryland, 8 each in
Ohio and 'Virginia, 7 in Wisconsin, 5 in
| Kentucky and the remaining 23 were
scattered over 9 other states.
I According to fiures announced by the
department of commerce, the establieh
' ments reported aggregated $1.951,125.-
703 -in the value T>f their yearly out
put, an increase of 48.7 per cent, over
The Los Angeles May Go to Cuba.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington, March 25. —The airship
I/Oh Angeles will .-make a trip to Port
Africa or Cuba after a second Bight to
r ’ Bermuda now planned for April 12th
• DOROTHY ELLINGSQN NOW
KNOWS WEIGHT OF CRIME
Has Fainted Ywiee in Two Days and
Seems to Realize Gravity of Charges
Against Her. I , ;
(By the Associated Press) V?
) San Francisco. Cal., March 25.—Dort
lotby Ellingson, 16 year old stenographers
entered court today with a renewed de
termination to curb the youthful impet
ousity which has been responsible for
i fainting spells the first two days of her
trial for the killing of her mother. The
; girl confessed she shot and killed her
, mother during a quarrel. !
Observers say that the trial is bridging
[ Miss Ellingson a full realization of the
I enormity of the offense. * She listens to
other fathers and mothers, prospective
jurors, and shudders when they disqual
ify themselves and say not sit
1 1 in judgment fairly "on a girl who killed
i her mother."
As court opeued today, nine men and
, two women were in the jury' box. tempor
| arily passed as j,urors. The girl express
-1 ed a desire to be tried by elder men and
Miss Ellingson appears without the
"makeup" tile wore the first days after
she was arrested in a rooming house. To
day she wore a heavy top coat of plain
design and did not remove her gloves.
Those who have been close to the girl
since her arrest say the trial Ims caused
her to disregard her attitude of indiffer
NEVER HEARD OF MISS
HOFFMAN BEING MARRIED
Such Testimony Offered in Trial of Ben
netts, Who Are Charged With Mur
Chattanooga, Tenn., March 25 (By the
Associated Press). —Two witnesses tes
tifying in the trial of W. H. Bennett and
his wife, charged with the murder of
Miss Augusta Hoffman, today declared
they did not know of any “.Tames A.
Brown of Knoxville,” the man whom
Mismnn is reported to have married.
Miss Annie Collins.' of Knoxville, one
of the witnesses, said she had roomed with
Mis Hoffman several months when she
had lived in that city. A set of false
teeth said to have been found with a
woman's skeleton under a house occu
pied by the Bennetts when they resided
in Chattanooga was described by Miss
Collins as "qpite like” the (date used by
Continuing her testimony the witness
described in detail the clothing worn by
Miss Hoffman. She had not heard from
Miss Hoffman since 1915, the witness
Miss Lena Monroe, also of Knoxville,
testified she knew of a real estate trans
action made by Miss Hoffman and had
made unsuccessful efforts to locate ls»r
during recent years in order to buy her
holdings on which taxes bad not been
NORMAL NUMBER OP
BOLL WEEVILS EXPECTED
The Department of Agriculture Warns
Against Relaxation in Fight Against
(By the Associated Press) ,
Washington, March 25,—801l weevil
prospects for 1925 as summarized in a
report today by the agriculture depart
ment’s bureau of entomology indicates
that as far as initial emergence of the
weevil is concerned, the southeastern
states may expect at least a normal num
ber. and that from Alabama westward
a lighter infestation will prevail on the
average, with the possible exception of
tlie estreme Gulf Coast regions.
Examinations upon which the report
is based were said to have been more
extensive than any yi the past, and 'in
cluded besides the usual points, extreme
southern Louisiana aud South Carolinn
The bureau pointed out' that its report
could not in any way be construed as
a reason for relaxation in tRe fight
against the weevil.
Pythlans Urged to Aid Tornado Suf
Charlotte, Mar. 24.—Telegrams sign
ed by D. F. Giles, of Marion, Grand
Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias of
North Carolina, were dispatched from
here today to the 123 subordinate lodges
in North Carolina, appealing to the
Pythians of the State to aid in the re
lief of the tornado-stricken people in the
Middle West. Knights of Pythias al
ways heed their brothers calls for help.
Yoilr lodge and its mepfbers are urged to
respond at once with contributions to
George E. Lovell, Charlotte, who will
immediately direct funds into proper
channels, -the telegram concludes.
Famous Players May Locate at Asheville.
Asheville, March 24—The Famous
I’layers-Lasky Corporation, producers of
, Paramount pictures, is interested in
Asheville as a possible location for the
taking of future pictures, and is sending
its production chief, Mr. Salisbury, from
the New York office to this city ,on an
inspection trip to study the situation.
Mr. Salisbury will be here in April,
the exact date to be announced later.
The Southern Railway will sell ex
ceedingly low round trip tickets to Char
leston, S. C., on April 3rd and 4th, to
those who wish to visit the famous mag
nolia gnrdents. The round trip fare
from Concord will be only $6.50. Tickets
good on regular trains and in sleeping
and parlor cars^
THURSDAY, FRIDAY, MARCH 26-27
The Covered Wagon
Lois Wilson, and J. Warren Kerrigan.
Here's the Greatest Screen Entertainment
ever seen. 1
SPECIAL ADMISSION 10c AND 25c
Now Dont Fail to See It This Time.
Your Last Chance
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TRIM. OF HER SUIT
Explains That She Eats the
Vegetable for Nervousness
and She Keeps One Handy
At All Times In Court.
IS SUING HER
Brought Suit to Keep Her
From Making Pictures For
Any One Else.—She Did
Not Understand Contract.'
(By the Associated Press)
New York, March 25.—Lillian Gish
eats raw carrots for nervousness. Tbi#
vegetarian habit of the screen actress was
revealed in Federal court at the trial pf
a suit brought by Chas. H. Duell, presi
dent of Inspiration Pictures, Inc., to com
pel her to make pictures only for his
Throughout the open session of <k>urt
yesterday Miss Gish took occasional bites
of carrot. Spectators wondered whether
the diet had anything to do with her en
viable complexion. She was asked the
reason. "Oh, I am awfully nervous," she
Max Steuer, counssel of Miss Gish,
pleaded that she could not understand a
"Probaby,” he said to the court, "you
have never come into contact with a
mentality so uniquely lacking in a ca
pacity to read and analyze a document
or understand figures.”
TO HELP FARMERS TO
UNDERSTAND BOLL WEEVIL
Fifty Thousand Copies of Folder to Be
Raleigh, March 24.—T0 help farmers,
bankers and other business men to
thoroughly understand the boil weevil
situation in North Carolina and to meet
the menace of the boll weevil during the
coming season, the agricultural exten
sion service of the State College has is
sued Extension Bulletin No. 17, entitled
"North Carolina 801 l Weevil Program
For 1925.” About 50,000 copies have
been priptenri and will be distributed to
■county agents and through them to the
farmers gnd business men residing in
the .epuffPes In wlUch’ they hre employ
The folder contains facts about the
boll weevil's damage to cotton farming •
and its resulting effect upon business in
terests in the years following complete
infestation of a state.
This information was prepared by l I.
tG.,< Sehaud, director of extension
service, and is based on figures secured
from crop reports" each year.
In addition, the folder gives technical
facts about growing cotton tinder boll
weevil conditions and shows how the
weevil may be fought directly with poi
son and by other means.
The State College is anxious to get
copies of these folders into the hands
of all farm leaders in the cotton section
of the state. Rankers and business men
having dealings with farmers are request
ed by the department to securoe copies.
The folder is free and is being dis
sributed through F. 11. Jeter, at Raleigh.
ARCH B. CALVERT. OF
SPARTANBURG, IS DEAD
Friends Believe Worry Over Financial
Difficulties Caused Him to Take Own
• (By the Associated Press)
Spartanburg, S. C., March 25.—Arch
B. Calvert, banker and former mayor,
was found dying from gunshot wounds
in his office at 9 o’clock this morning.
Business associates were convinced that
he had committed suicide, and attributed
his action to worry oyer financial dif
A pistol was found elasp.ed in the
right hand of the banker, and a rifle
which had also been fired, was lying
near his body. At.Jeast four bullets 1
took effect, it was said by those k wbo
examined the body.
Funeral of Marquis of Cnraou.
(By the Associated Press)
London, March 25.—The tri
bute possible for the British natiOA/4A.
offer to the memory of one of its states
men was paid at noon today to the late
Marquis of Curzon, when funeral serv
ices were held in Westminister Abbey at
tended by representatives of three kings,
four queens, the British prime minister,
cabinet members, leading statesmen and
Methodist Women End Meeting.
(By the A -laoetatod Press)
Tulsa, Okla., March 25. —After pledg
ing $1,060,000 to mission work and se- ,
' leeting Raleigh, N. C., for the next an
’ nual meeting, the,‘women’s council of the
‘ Methodist Episcopal Church, South, last
) night ended their annual convention
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