S DISPATCHES «
NUMBER OF MINERS
BELIEVED TO KM
PERISHED IN MINE
Men Were Trapped In Idaho
Mine At The 2,000 Foot
Level, And But Three Were
FOUND IN MINE
Gas Detected Near 1,000 Foot
Level, and It Has Hamper
, ed the Work Os the Res
(By the Associated Press)
Waliaee, Idaho, April 24. —Seventeen
miners were trapped at the 2,000 foot
'.evel in the Heola mine last night and
hope was given np at dawn of rescuing
Rescue crews from adjoining mines
brought up three men alive from tjte 1,000
Toot level, but say the mine below that
level is full of |>oisnou.s gases and prac
tically impenetrable! t
Little Hope For 14 Winters.
Wallace, Idaho, April 24.—Hope of
rescuing alive 14 men entrapped below
the 1,000 foot level of the Hecla mine
near here virtually had beer, abandoned
at 7 o’clock this morning. Rescue crews
wore unable to give any estibate as to
s lien tlie entombed min. rs would be.
Some Hope For Trapped Men.
Wallace, Idaho, April 24. —Hope that |
the fourteen men entrapped by fire in the
workings of the ®lecla mine at Burke,
7 miies from here were still nlive and
would be rescued from their prison in the
lower levels, was expressed by a newspa
per corresjwndent who returned from the
mine shortly after 8 a. m. today.
He declared the imprisoned men are
believed lo be in the workings two miles, 1
from the Hecla main shaft.
Air compressors were working, it was
declared, to clear the air of the workings '
of any smoke or gas that might have pen
etrated to that part of the mine’ and
at 8 o’clock the fire pumps were started.
Twenty helmeted men of the U. S.
Mine Rescue forces were on the ground
ready to go below.
If the men still in the mine regained 1
in the star workings mine men declared 1
they are confident they were in no great
danger. The belief was expressed SffaK
the fire conuld be confined to the Helen j
mine proper and that proper measures
would bring it under contrtol shortly. 1
MOTHER’S DAY WILL BE <
OBSERVED IN THE ARMY ]
Soldiers in All Parts of the Country Will i
Fittingly Observe May 10th. i
(By the Associated Press)
Washington, April 24.—A tuition wide I
demonstration by the army to express its i
affection and apitreciation for the moth- ]
ers of the soldiers of American army lias
been ordered by the Wnr Department for 1
Mother’s Day, May 10th.
Instructions to comanding officers of i
all the corps areas, and independent army i
commands, ordering them to arrange suit
able ceremonies to be held at posts, the
camps and other stations in their respect
ive commands, have been forwarded by
Major Gen. Robert G. Davis, Adjutant
General of the army. ,
Accept Invitation to Charlotte.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington, April 24. : —The Congress
of the Daughters of the American .Revo- ,
lution officially accepted an invitation to
attend the celebration of the anniversary
of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Inde
pendence to be held May 20 at Charlotte.
N. C., but referred to the resolutions
committee an invitation by Mayor Ken
driek of Philadelphia to hold its 1926
Congress in his city coincident with the
sesquicentennial celebration there.
L\ A. R. to Build Auditorium in Wash
(By the Associated Press)
Washington. April 24.—The Daugh
ters of the American Revolution in con
vention here today voted to erect a $2,-
000,000 auditorium in Washington.
The proposal was opposed by delega
tions from a number of states, particu
larly Minnesota, lowa and Mississippi.
It was by a majority of 144 votes.
I May First Is Tax Returning Time |||
Why not invest your idle funds in prepaid building and ]![
loan stock at $72.25 per share which is tax free ?
, of stfch income is exempt from Federal In- tjl,
come tax. J ' « !
OUR NEW SERIES ' v tj |
Books are now open for our May Series, Come in
and take out a few shares which will start you on the road '
to saving for that future home and comfortable fireside.
Citizens Building & Loan Association
Wc SeU Prepaid Stock (Office in Citizens Bank)
The Concord Daily Tribune
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Winona Green, 24, under life sentence
in Arkansas for killing three persons, has
authorities worried. She recently was
captured after breaking jail at Little
Rock, and boasts that she will escape
again. There is no penitentiary for white
. women in Arkansas and Winona is be
ing confined to jails.
IN CRESCENT LIMITED
One Hundred Thirty Employee Will Be
Constantly in Its Service, Too —Starts
Washington. April 23,—Locomotive.*
and cars valued at approximately JS2,-
000.000 and 130 train employes will be
continually and exclusively in the ser
vice of the “Crescent limited,” the new
deluxe, extra-fare train between New
York and New Orleans, placed in ser
vice by the Southern Railway system on
Sunday, April 26.
Five complete trains will be required.
Each will include club car,, observation
sleeping car, compartment-drawing room
and open section sleeping enrs and
In the operation of each train there
wtti be employed at BR- times five en
gines and train service men, nine sleep
ing car attendants and a dining car
crew of 12. or 130. for the five trains.
This enumeration includes only the
equipment and manpower which will be
devoted exclusively to the service of the
“Crescent- limited.” Ib addition, it will
share with other train,* the use of mil
lions of dollars invested in roadway,
protective devices, terminal and ( shop
facilities and the service of thousands
of roadway, yard, station and traffic em
"The accommodations offered the pub
lic by each of the five trains, in addi
tion to the observation and club car
chairs, will include 54 sections, eight
drawing rooms and eight compartments.
“American Forest Wdtek.”
(By the Associated <*ress)
Raleigh, N. C-, April 24.—Governor A.
W. McLean has issued a proclamation
setting aside the week of April 27-May 3,
inclusive as “American Forest Weeu" and
asking for its observance in North Caro
The North Carolina Department of
Conservation and Development has sent
out circular letters asking for the observ
ance of the week by various civic clubs,
and to 12 Boy Scout executives calling
attention to the Governor's proclamation
and asking their co-operation in the re-'
quests set forth therein.
In his proclamation, the Governor
pointed out that “neglect of the forest re
sults in continued fires which destroy
seedlings and young trees so that cut over
lands that should be producing more tim
ber are being turned by thousands of
acres into barren wastes that are an eco
The tenth international convention
and exposition of the National. Associa
tion of Purchasing Agents will be en
tertained in Milwaukee during the last
week of May.
CONCORD, N. C., FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1925
BALKAN STATES ARE
PREPARED TO CHECK
WAVE OF TERROISK
Somfe States Are Taking Mili
tary Precautions Against
Spread Os Terrorism As
Shown In Bulgaria
KNOWN FROM SOFIA
Some Dispatches Minimize
The Seriousness of Situa
tion And Others Say Con
ditions Are Grave
(By tbe AMoctnted Pleas.)
Dispatches from Sofia continued to
minimize the seriousness of the Bulgarian
situation but indirect reports from other
Bakan centers picture conditions ns grave.
The Balkan states are said to be tak
ing military precautions against the
spread of terrorism in Bulgaria which
flared to its high mark. with the recent
attack on King Boris, assassination of
Gen. Gheorgheiff, and the bombing of the
Sveti Krai cathedral, where 160 persons
, were kilield.
Koumania is reported to ;be moviag
troops toward both her Russian and Bul
garian frontiers. Jugo-Slavia is guarding
her border, indirect reports say, Greece
is mobilizing part ,of her army but will
not intervent unless Greek frontiers are
Greece, according to these reports, will
regard an increased Bulgarian army as a
menace to the Balkan status quo. Greek
agents are reported en route to Belgrade
to renew negotiations for a new (ireel-
Jugo Slav alliance.
Serious Diplomatic Conflict Feared
London. April 24. —The correspondent j
of the Morning Post of Belgrade says dip- 1
iomatio circles in the Jugo-Slavia capital
considered that if Bulgaria docs not aban
don her suspicion of Jugo-Slavia’s com
plicity in the terroristic campaign of Bul
garia a serious diplomatic conflict be
tween the countries is possible.
Another Terrorist Killed.
Sofiia, April 24 (By the Associated j
Press). —Ivan Maneoffe. a member of the'
secret committee of the Bulgarian Com- I
munist party, was shot and killed by the I
police today when he refused to surrend-!
er. Another store of arms has beeial
found by the police in a search of the I
home of a suspected conspirator.
18 EX-GOVERNOR MORRISON
TO BUY NEWSPAPER? i
One Report Has It That He is to I
Acquire Interest in Winston-Salem 1
Raleigh, April 23.—Two sets of Char- I
'otte visitors here this-week carry a
story which they say is current in j
Charlotte, that former Governor Mor- j
rison is to acquire an interest in the l
Winston-Salem Journal and go from the i
Queen City to the king of cities. .
A third batch of Charlotteans bears
the news that there is not a word of
troth in it. and all the Winston-Salem
folks, of whom there have been many,
utterly laugh down the whole business.
They have not heard a word of it and
would not believe it if they did.
Former Governor Morrison’s desire, if
he has any, to get into the newspaper
field could be understood and a partner
ship with the present management of
the Journal Would not be bad since its
editor, the “best secretary to any gov
ernor in the -United States,” as Gov
ernor Biekett called him, .was ,as loyal
to Morrison as to Biekett. The Chgr
lotteans have heard the rumor and have
If there is nothing to the yarn Raleigh
will be very much aggrieved, for it
long has yearned to see the ex-governor
with the controlling or some kind of in
terest in a paper which would give him
his ehanee to call his enemies every
thing that he thinks they are.
Cheaper Fertilizer Rates Forecast.
(Br the Associated Press)
Raleigh, April 24.—Cheaper fertilizer
rates for North Carolina hud the other
southeastern states were forecast today
by A. J. Maxwell, member of the North
Carolina Corporation Commission. He
had just returned from Atlanta, where be
went Monday to hear the presentation of
testimony of carriers ! .n the hearings with
reference to a general revision of rntes
on fertilizers, both inter-state and intra
New Members Named On Board Public
Raleigh, April 23.—Appointments on
the board of charities and public welfare
for a term of six years were announced
| today by Gbvernor McLean as follows:
i Mrs. Joseph A. Brown, Chadbourn, to
■ succeed Mrs. Thomas W. Lingle, David
tsonj; Rev. Dr. C. H. Durham, to sue-
I feed M. L. Keesler, Thomasville, and Mrs.
> H. F. Sea well, Carthage, to succeed Mrs.
! J. W. Pless, Marion.
Opening Game of the Season
BADIN vs. GIBSON 1
b Saturday, April 25 th at 3:30 P. M. I
L Gibson, Park
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Building Collapses During Furious Storm
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Hardware Company at Peoria, 111., Collapsed. Two men were killed and the building crushed a two-story garage next door
ARE NOTHING NEW
Tells Japanese Newspaper
Man They Are Only Train
ing Routine Such As Is
Held Yearly By The Navy
| Since They Are To Be Held
In Pacific The Japanese
Were Anxious To Know
The Reason For Them
(Cy (he Associated Press)
Washington. April 24.—Writing to
j the AVashington representative of a Jap
, anese publishing company, Secretary AVil
; bur has explained that the Pacific naval
| maneuvers are only routine training such
; as is held annually by the navy.
* The letter was written ,to Kiyosli i
I Kawakami. represcitt'a'4'V of the- Osaka
I Mairiiehi, publishing company, who said
i he was under instructions from his edi
j torial office to obtain a brief statement
i “explaining the history of the projected
I naval maneuvers at Hawaii,”
Belief was expressed “that such a
, statement will serve to clear the doubt
and suspicion which evidently exists in
' many a Japanese mind.”
, Replying, Secretary Wilbur called at-
I tention that in 1921 the cruise was to
j South America, in 1923 off Central Am
j erica, while last year it was in AVest In
With Our Advertisers.
One more day of opportunity in the
After Easter Sale at ithe Parker Shoe
Store. The sale closes tomororw night.
Two new ones in strap pumps will be
on sale, tomorrow at Ivey's for $6.00.
AA’indsor chairs are in good taste for
every room In the house. At H. B. Wil
Saturday and Monday will be the two
big days in the 88 Cent Sale at Efird’s.
Chic .modes in pumps at the Ruth-
Kesler Shoe Store at prices ranging from
$3.95 to $8.95.
Fresh fruits and vegetables at the San
itary Grocery Co.
There are 17 Kelvinators in Concord
homes, all giving perfect satisfaction. See
J. Y. Pharr & Bro.. phones 103, 127, or
Special in new pattern shirts and ra
diant neckwear at Hoovers.
All kinds of delicious drinks at Cline’s
Insure when you start building. See
ad. today of the Fetzer & Yorke Insur
For $2.50 the Pearl Drug Co. will give
you six rolls of films, a year's subscrip
tion to Kodakery and a complete manual
of instructions, and give you the camera
besides. See ad.
Monday morning beginning at 9 o’clock
the Concord Furniture Co. will sell a
$3.50 iron bridge lamp for $1.95. They
will also have three other just as big bar
gains in higher priced lamps running up
to $16.75 for $22.50 lamp. See ad.
AVhy not invest your idle funds in pre
paid building and loan Ktock. See ad.
today of the Citizens Building and Loan
Opening baseball game of the season,
Badin vs. Gibson at Gibson Park tomor
row at 3.30 p. m.
Joe Walcott, the "Barbados*; Terror,”
wa sfive feet and < in(l inch tall and when
he fought and knocked out Joe Choynski,
the great heavyweight, he weighed only
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The American Legion Endowment
The effort which the American Legion
is putting forth to raise an endowment
fund for the disabled and the orphans of
veterans, is a worthy undertaking and
merits the support of the people.
1 Our young men men at the call of their
country entered the conflict that threat
ened to destroy our civilization. They
were a mighty factor in stopping the mad
rush of a people that had substituted
' might for right. But in doing this many
made the stipreme sacrifice. Peace to
their ashes! A large number came homo
“unscratched by shot or shell,” —sound
in body and mind. But many others re
turned physically unable to make a liv-
THE COTTON MARKET
Opening Barely Steady at on Advance of
2 Points To Decline of 7 Points
(By the Associated Preaa)
New York, April 24.—The cotton mar
ket was again affected by private re
ports from the southwest during the early
trading. The opening was barely steady
at an advance of 2 points to a decline of
7 points, near months being a shade
higher on relatively steady Liverpool
cables, but the general list soon eased un
der loenl, Southwestern and Wall
Street selling inspired by reports of fur
ther relief from droughty conditions in
Texas. July broke to 24:39 and October
to 24.09 before the end of the first hour,
•representing net declines of 10 to 11
points. AAbetter trade demand developed
as prices approached the 24 cent level for
October and there was considerable cov
ering for over the week end.
Cotton futures opened barely steady:
May 24.15: July 24.55; October 24.23;
December 24.32; January 24.10.
LEGION ENDOWMENT FUND
GROWING ALL OVER STATE
Greensboro Holds Banner for Haying
Raised Most Money in Shortest. Time.
Lexington. April 23.—Interest in the
American legion endowment fund is
growing all over the state, according to
reports received today at state head
Greensboro has the banner so far for
having raised more money in a short
time than any other city. Her quota is
$7,600, of which $7,300 was raised yes
terday. with the drive still on.
Wilmington was the first lnrge town
to raise its quota, having raised $5,185.
according to telegram received today
from Chairman Thomas AA T . Davis.
AViuston-Salem has raised $7,000 and
Raleigh today reported $4,000. Neither
city has finished.
The largest single subscription yet
reported is SSOO by D. H. Burtner, of
Greensboro, father of Henry K- Burt
ner, killed in action, in whose memory
the Greensboro post of the American
legion was named.
Grist Will Inspect Big Plant At Badin
Greensboro, April 23.—Frank D. Grist,
state commissioner of labor and printing,
left here today for Badin, where he will
inspect the big aluminum plant. From
there he will go to Asheville. and Can
ton, and at the latter place will inspect
the big paper mill. The state gets its
paper from the plant at Canton, the
source of all stationery used in the state's
public offices. Mr. Grist will return to
Raleigh Sunday morning, he said. He
was here to install George A. Yoiincc as
director of the branch of the state em
ployment service. Air. Younee succeeds
E. L. Morgan, resicned. He is an attor
roj, a veteran of the AA’orld War, ji gradu
ate of the University of North Carolina,
where he played on the baseball team.
Uanble To Form New Cabinet
(By the Associated Press)
Brussels, April 24. —Emile A’audevelde,
the socialist leader, today informed King
Albert that he had found it impossible to
fulfill the mission entrusted him of form
ing a calilnet to succeed that of Premier
Theunis, which resigned April 5.
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3 DR. GEO. E. GUILLE
Noted Evangelist and Bible Teacher
I First Presbyterian Church
I FROM APRIL 26th THROUGH MAY 3rd
Services on Sundays at 11:00 A. M. and 5:00 P. M.
On Week Days at 7:30 P. M.’
I COME EARLY TO SECURE A SEAT i
1 PUBLIC INVITED H
i [ ing for themselves. Orphaned children
I are also found throughout our country ns
t ! a result of the awful conflict.
I In contributing to this cause we are
not only helping to alleviate suffering and
, distress, but we are also making an in
vestment that will bring large returns in
I AA'e have not forgotten how we denied
I ourselves many things in order to win the
. war. AA T e stood by our boys while the
t battles were raging. We will not neglect
, them and their dependents now, even
I though the conflict is over.
J. M. VARNER.
April 23, 1925.
EARTH TREMORS REPORTED
. ] FROM SEVERAL CITIES
Near Boston Tremor Rattled Dishes and
Windows.—No Damage Reported
(By (he Associated Preaa)
Boston. April 24.—Distant earth tre
mors were reported today from several
, points in southeast Massachusetts, New
Bedford felt shocks accompanied by a
| rumbling sound at 3 :10 a. m. and at Mid
delboro the phenomenon was timed at 3
o'clock. No damage was reported.
The movement was felt as far inland
as Brockton and appeared to follow a line
[ between New Bedford and that city. In (
Brocton Heights, a suburb, windows and
dishes were rattled. The duration was
j; from a few seconds to half a minute.
WHEELER CASE MAY GO
TO JURY DURING DAY
Defense Concluded Presentation of Tes
timony During Thursday Afternoon.
Great Falls, April 24 (By the Asso
ciated Press).—The fate of Senator Bur
ton K. Wheeler may be in the hands of
1 the federal jury by night. The Montana
, legislator is. accused of wrongfully ap
’ pearing before the Department of the In
, terior in the interests of a client.
, Taking of testimony in the case came
, t 0 an abrupt end yesterday when the de
fense gave up the plan of calling addition
al witnesses to controvert the testimony
. of the government's star witness, Geo. P.
Student Council Selected at Davidson
Davidson, N. (\, April 24.—Following
the various class elections announcement
; is made of the student council of David
son College for next year. N. E. Sap
pentield. of Concord, president of the
: Student body, is president of the .student
council; Tlie presidents of tile three
classes are members of the council, They
. are: Seniors, R. B. Parker, Farmville,
; N. C.; Juniors, J. F. Pinkney, Berkley,
" V. A.: and Sophomores, It. L. Mc-
Other members of the council have
been elected as follows: Seniors, A. F.
i Hollingsworth. Jr., Atlanta Gn.’; T. s!
Baker. Jacksonville, Fla.: T. S. Law
son, Greensboro, Ala.; J. M. Appleby
I Florence. Ala.; and H. L. Shaw. Sum
i *«'■- s - Juniors, W. A. Christian. Mo
. bile. Ala.; W. T. Covington, Raeford, N.
t C.; and H. G. Stewart, Dothan, Ala.;
.Sophomores, John Foster, Winston-Sa
» lem, N. <J.; Camper O'Neal, Florence, Ala.
( Puppies Mothered By Rhode Island Red
' Springfield, Mass., April 24.—When
_ a mother beagle hound on the farm of
i Jsmesl W. Cesan, in Agawam, unae
. countably deserted her four puppies not
. long ago, the orphaned family was taken
( ovoi~ by a Rhode Island Red hen which
was without family cares. Now hen and
puppies are inseparable. When Mr.
Cesan first discovered the situation the
waifs were snuggled warmly beneath the
; The only drawback to the arrange
> ment seems to be the mother hen’s fnil
■ ure to develop in the puppies an ap
• petite for worms and other similar
choice morsels she provides.
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» NEWS m
» TODAY m
B) WEATHER RIGS
i\~' Kunning' From
Courses And Communica
tion Paralyzed As Result
Os Storm In That State.
Rail Traffic Also« Feels Affects
Os Winter’s Lash—Twen
ty-Eight Inches Os Snow,
Fell In Butte
(By the Associated Press I
Butte Mont. April 24.—King Winter’s
most bitter spring onslaught yesterday
released the elements of Montana and
left a snow covered state, high running
streams and practically paralyzed trans
portation and communication systems.
Small hamlets were marooned, highways
were blocked with huge drifts, wires were
down and industrial' traffic was demor
ized. and railroad traffic seriously affected
by the winter’s fleeting lash. Clearing
skies over a greater part of the state to
day promised relief, along with the weath
er man’s prediction that the storm would
Butte prepared to dig itself out of a
27-inch blanket of snow, left by the storm
which diminished last night and was fol
lowed by rain. Corps of workmen began
to repair the damage estimated at SSO,- ■
000, which the storm caused in the city
to power lines and traffic lanes.
PLEA OP GUILTY
Accepts Fine in lieu of Term in Peni
Columbia, S. C., April 23.—Former
Governor Wilson G. Harvey pleaded
guilty to one count of an indictment
charging him with violation of the
state banking laws, and by Judge John
S. Wilson, at Allendale today, it is
learned In Columbia, was sentenced to
serve four months in the state peni
tentiary or pay a fine of S4OO. He paid
The count to which he pleaded guilty
was lending excessively to the Con
solidated Truck and Auto company, of
Charleston. Two other counts involving
excessive borrowing himself and lending
'to bis brother-in-law (nersJtMhjt^nMfft; "
Judge Wilson commended the former 7
governor for his clean record and for
Attorneys called attention to the fact
that the acts involved in the indictment
were committed at a time of unusual
financial conditions and were mere
technical violations of the law.
Governor Hprvey was president of
the defunct Enterprise Bank of Char
Before Judge Wilson passed sentence,
R. P. Be»rson and Edgar A. Brown of
defense counsel, addressed the court in
their client’s behalf and asked for mercy
on the grounds of the “mere technicality
of the offense.” They also called the
court’s attention to what they termed
“the stress of the times in which the
offense was committed” and the good
character of the defendant.
Solicitor Murdnugh. in charge of the
prosecution, signified to the court his
willingness to refrain from pressing the
second and third counts in consideration
of the plea of guilty to the first.
ABOUT 1.500 ARRESTED
‘ IN BULGARIA RECENTLY
Arrests Made As Result Os Terrorist’*
Campaign In That Country
(By the Associated Press)
Sofia. April 24. —Gen. Rouseff. the
minister of the interior, told foreign cor
respondents today that the number of
those arrested in entire country since
the .beginning of the government cam*
paign against the terrorists did not ex
The minister declared that Moscow had
individuals and gangs in its pay on regu
lar monthly wages in Bulgaria and gave
special premuims for crimes committed.
Find No Trace of Japanese Seamen.
(By the Associated Press)
Halifax, April 24.—The Dominion
steamer' Arlcux, which sailed Wednesday
for the scene of the sinking of the Jap*
anese freighter Rafuku Maru, reported to
C. H. Harvey, local agent for the depart*
ment of the marine, that no trace had
been found of any of the bodies of the 38
Japanese seamen who perished. The Ar
lenx still was cruising about ia the vi*
cinity continuing the search.
New Temperature Recorded at Charlotte.
(By (he Associated Press)
Charlotte, April 24.—A record tem*
perature was recorded here today by the
local weather bureau when the mercury
touched 00 degrees at noon. The next
highest mark ever reached at the local
station for April 24 was in 1017, when
the mark was 87.
WHAT SAT’S BEAR SAYS