W- Associate BiUtor,
Ths Associated Praia U exclusively
•stitled to tba on for rapubllcation of
eradtted Sf WuVplpar indoteo tSehl-
A.ll right* of repe’jlloxtlon of special
tirpatchai heroin ora alio reserved.
I«* Fifth Avenue! New York
People!’ Qas Building, Chicago
IW4 Candler Building, Atlanta |
■ntered aa second class mall matter
at the poatofflce at Concord. N. C., un
lar theAot of March UTI.
m the City of concord by CarriM:
One Tear l *• S«®«
mtw Montha *
Three - Muntha LSO
SaManth - sn
Outside of the slote""the Subecrlption
la the Same aa In the City
jgyj a: ws:
»x M^r:^"-’-r.; —— l^«
t>eaa*Than *Throe Month*, 50 Cents a
an Subscriptions Must Be Paid. In
In Effect April 26. 1925.
Northbound. ' „
No 40 To New York 9 :28 1. M.
No! 136 to Washington 5:00 A. M.
No. 36 To New York $
No. 34 To New York 4.43 P. M.
No. 46 To Danville 3 :lji P. M.
No 12 To Richmond 7:10 P. >l.
No! 32 To New York B:3<| P- >}•
No. 38 To New York 8 „ :5 L P ;
No. 30 To New York 2 .00 A.M.
>. Southbound. •„
iNo. 45 To Charlotte 3:55 P._sf.
No. .35 To New Orleans 10:12 P.M.
No. 29 To Birmingham 2:35 A. M.
N0.:.'31 To Augusta 6:OT A. M.
No. '33 To New Orleans 8:2o A. M.
No 11 To Charlotte 8:05 A. M.
No. 135 To Atlanta 8:35 P.M.
No. 37 To New York 10:4o A. M.
No 39 To New Orleans 9:oo P. M.
Train No. 34 will stop in Concord to
take on passengers going beyond Wash
Train No. 37 will stop here to discharge
passengers coming from beyond Wash
No. 45 makes regular stop; No. 33
makes regular stop.
HOW GOD BLESSES:—The Lord
thy God shall bless thee in all thine in
crease, and in all the works of thine
hands, therefore thou shalt surely re
STATE LED IN TEXTILE PRODUC
During the month of March the cot-'
ton mills of North Carolina took first
place in both the active spindle hours
|>er spindle in place, according to the
figures made public by the Department
of Commerce. The textile mills of the
State were second only to Massachusetts
in the number of spindles active during
March and in place on March 31. Fig
ures are: Spinning spindles in place on
March 31 total 5,955,210; active during
the month, 5.805,324; total spindle hours
1.852 870,963: average active spindle
hours per spindle in place 311.
For the cotton spinning industry
throughout the country the preliminary
figures are 37.809.870 spinning spindles
in place on March 31, of which 33,225,182
were operated at some time during the
The aggregate number of active spin
dles in place on March 31 of which 33,-
225,182 were operated at some time dur
ing the month.
The aggregate number of active spindle
hours reported for the month was 8,-
509,4001.13. During March the normal
time of operation was 26 days, compared
with 23 days for February. Based on
an activity of 8.78 hours per day. the
average number of spindles operated dur
ing March was 37.670.580 or at 99.6
per cent, capacity on a single shift basis.
OUR ROAD BUILDING WORK IN
According to G. L. Miller and Com
pany. North Carolina in 1924 again led
the entire South in the construction of
toads. During the year she expended $21.-
231.000 on 1.028 miles of completed
roads and carried over 1.338 miles. The
report shows also that Missouri by spend
ing $20,293,000 led in actual mileage
completed with 1,267 miles, but its car
ry-over was not nearly so heavy.
Alabama ranked third with expenditures
amotmtiug to 11.6100,000. Her mileage
completed with 979 with a carry over of
715 miles. West Virginia stood fourth
with expenditures of $11,000,060 and
Texas fifth with $10,661,000.
The United States as a whole con
structed about 6.000 miles of concrete
roads in 1924, the report shows fur
ther. The South built one-fourth of the
total. North Carolina led all of the six
teen States of the South in the number
of concrete roads completed during the
year, and on January 1. the Tar
Heel State had 841 miles 1 of concrete
The State expects to sell more than
400.000 auto license tags this year. It
also expects to sell more gasolkie this
year than it did last, despite the fact
that the State tax on the gas is more
now than it was tost year. The addi
urauy of thfc fine roads she is layiifg.
Ai OOmaf A im. *RftV v P
OOO' un automobile ha* been bdlt for ev
f /"% i •- djy*
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B1 CItARLBS T. SISP.YAKT
NBA Service Writer
Washington —omciai wash
ingion is pleased with Jo
seph Caillauxs appointment
to be finance minister of France,
j That IS to say. mosi of official'
Washington la. •
That small part,of official Wash ,
ington -which knows a good deal:
about France says, "it makes tittle
difference to us who the finance
minister of France is." Cailleux .
Is recognised as one of the world's
great financiers. He favors some
definite French war debt arrange
won't mean that the debt will be
r The most It can possibly mean Is
French recognition that there is
a debt. It adit be Just a gesture."
as diplomats say. Only super
optimists think America really
will get even any of the Interest.
'V .„ • • •
Besides, ire doubtful if Cait
laux Win last long enough to
~ make so much as an "ar
rangement.” He favors re-estab
lishing France's foreign credit by
taxing her own people up to the
hilt. . "That’s the right remedy.”
approved Chairman. Borah of the
Senate foreign relations commit:
tee, when Caillaux's appointment
i - Yes,, but it’e a remedy Dr. Cail
taux. can do no more than pre
scribe. France will have to lake it
for herself. Will she? "Tut, tut!"
Sf>F those who know France best.
“What a question*'’ "
jXF' the* chamber of deputies In
,jt Faria turns down the Calllaux !
V . taxation plan, out of office he’ll ,
ScD,.and probably the whole cab
tlnet with him. That this will be .
pretty -quick is one es the safest ..
ery American family during tiie rather'
brief life of this industry in the country. 1
The News points out that “the estimate
is that there are 27,009.000 families in
America, and the records of the automo
bile manufacturers show that 24,000,000
cars have been turned out, and that 17-
000,000 are still in operation, or around
70 per cent, of all that have ever been
There really seems to be no end to this
automobile business. Despite the fact
that 17.000,000 cars are in use now. thou
sands of new automobiles are being madia
daily. And there seems to be a ready
market for these oars. Most any com
pany can put an automobile on the mar
ket and there will be, purchasers for it.
If the first models hold up in any way
whatever, the company finds a ready mar
ket. despite the fact that while it was
getting started other well established
companies were selling their output right
At ;;>o present rate o: increase it will,
- not be long until there will be in the
United States a car for each family.
Filming the Seal Floor.
Paris, April 25.—An expedition of
scientists. Under the leadership of a'
French archaeologist, hope to make a mov
ing picture of a sunken Roman eity in the
Mediterranean with a newly-invented un
dersea camera. They also hope to sal
vage treasures of great value.
In some parts of the Mediterranean it
is possible to distinguish objects 100 feet
EVERETT TRITE BY CONDO
r 'TO P/A4 I dot Sofie i=ot_c>©ie.s
SHOW irviG- AND DesCRI&IMC .So/HCS KUCfe
TO to Y£? THIS V/^CATtOM.
J—gfr ~~ —Til— Jm,
don't fua-SN anm' FOL'Defa.’S, on /we, /
hy | fold&r-S weis-e. ma-pie
9<SOpLt= -BOiS-M JUST TH© ©COOK'S
TH-e FCL.QCSL'S UJGI2.C 'PR.lW'Tfe© TAKS
THE CONCORIfIAILY TRIBUNE
Or rut n woom ne aMg
thing Ivi AniorK-a if Frwrtcv
/■old up Getting (he four
billions she owes us would cut
down taxes here quite a bit. But ’
• * •
HE waa a young gob with a
naval squa<iron_al Charleston
—a nice chap tmt only a kid
Going through some old papers at
the navy depafttneni recently, an
officer accidentally unearthed ifie''
record ut the e«wrt martie! which \ t
tried i bis, yuul h some, yea XU ggtV ’
Details Weieu't made veCTs. at the
lime. iWatv W*v» were too sore
At this liile date they laugh
THE boy~wuß tired Os Charles
ton He longed tor Broadway.
It su chanced that he was a
wireless operator—on ihe flagship
So what did he get but a wireless
to the admiral tu take his ships to
the Brooklyn navy yard forth
with! Up anchor and away!
In due season the admiral re
ported snappily, to the Brooklyn
navy yard commandant. "What n
hades you doin' here?" queried the
astonished commandant “1 apt a
wireless to i ome," i n.i.i. <J ,he uti
mtral. ”Th' hades you did!” ex
claimed the commandant "Qit to
hades back where you belong.”
• • e
BUT they investigated first. it
didn't seem so funny then us
now that a whole squadron
of big warships had made an ex
pensive voyage from Charleston to
New York, and then had to turn
right around and go back, just to
amuse one young gob. They cast
him out of the service and he was
lucky not to get a few yejtrs on
the rockplle thrown in.t He's a!
rising engineer « today * and
wouldn't be fair -to identify Mmj
more exactly in connection with
the story of hts graduation tram
below the surface. This makes it ideal
for the taking of submarine pictures. The
operator, lowered over the ship’s side in
an igenioualy constructed armored cylind
er. works a camera and a powerful light
An artificial screen lias been devised to
make the objects stand out clearly in sub
marine photography, by filtering a chem
ical fluid into the water from above. It
reflects the artificial light, which other
wise would be lost,in the darkness of the
Cannibals of Freath Guinea are being
hunted down by the French police. Six
were executed in an effort to stamp out
A PIMPLY SKIN
Apply Sulphur as Told Whan
Your Skin Breaks Out
Any breaking out of the skin on face,;
neck, arms or body is overcome qnick
' est by applying Mcntho-Sulphur. The
■ pimples seem to dry right up and go
away, declares a noted skin specialist
Nothing has ever been found to take
the place of sulphur as a pimple re*
mover. It is harmless and inexpensive.
Just ask any druggist for a small jar
of Rowles Mcntho-Sulphur and use it
like cold cream.
Wife Writes Governor Enumerating Long
List of ||gF Husband's Ailments, 1
Raleigh, April 25.—Governor McLean
today put Pardon Attorney Hoyle Bink .
to work on tlf| Worst case of affliction that
has come to say governor’s attention 4
since the timp of Tryon. »
The of Us, called Job, must
have been sevffly smitten but this wom
an’s her husband who is oh
the county roads takes the cake for the
cataloguing of human ills. The husband
is sick all over. The dentists, the doc- .
tors, the preachers aud everybody else
seem to h«ye. been working on him, but
he gets worse. Governor McLean, of
course, sees the prospect of overstate- (
ment in this passionate plea to him, but (
he cgnnot recall ever having heard of
anybody who was so variously afflicted. (
Tlie letter is long, exactly as art is, and
time is fleeting, but his excellency thinks
the people have a right to know how sick
it is possible for a man to become and
continue to live.
Here is a portion of the lettter which
gives the high spots in this imposing ar
ray of illnesses:
“My husband is not able' to work he's ,
in bad health he has bad spells with his
head swiming and weakness aud hurting
in his side with a bad cough he suffers
with stomach trouble and reptured on
both sides bothered with his eyes aVo
deaf in one side of his head and has had
a good many of his teeth pulled the den
tists say he wiU have to have tdje rest of
them pulled some time soon lie had a
bad crippled foot and has to walk with
a cane hes all the time under the treat
ment of the doctor but he gets a little
worst* all along till hes about past going
and is part of the time. Dr. McPherson
have bin treten him fore his head all
along fore the past five years. My hus
bandhas bin in a bad shap ever sence he
ha dthe flue pnuemonea Christmas 1023 the
county doctor said he had a bad stomach
and his nerves he though wer givoing him
more trouble than his lungs but he was
not at any place to be treated. Hes all
so treatin him for his lungs. Your honor
me and our three children are left at home
to site the battle without anything to go
upon or what we had is gone.
“I dident know how good I loved my
husband til the poor fellow was gone
which we got along fine and I feel like
we loved each otlier good as any man and
wife could. We are in bad shape and
my hunban on the county roads sick lay
ing around on the road 6ick most of the
time. Capt. Reree said he knowed he
was in a bad shape a short time ago he
carried him to the doctor with a bad spell
of cramp in his brcaot side hands and one
side of his face,"
‘Granny’ Ratehford Dies At The! Age
Os 100 Years.
Gastonia. April 25.—Mrs. Mary C.
(Granny) Ratehfunl, died at 8:45 o’clock
this morning, St the home of her son,
Rufus A. Ratehford, in the Pont sec
tion, at the age of 100 years and 26
She wns botn March 30, 1825, the
daughter of Robert C. and Ann Hatch
ford. She was born on he same fang on
which she had spent her life. The rec-
ord of her birth is authentic. It is .
recorded in tft old Ratehford family
An apparAtgsßFor die relief of writer's
cramp eonsistrogsof the willow brock, cut
to fit the pall* of the hand while writ
ing has been perfected by Miss''Keenly,
clerk of the Bellevue Hospital Medical
College in New York.
1 be’ PRETTY! TURN
GRAY HAIR DARK
I Try Grandmffllher’s Old Favorite
Recipe *of Sage Tea 11
Almost everyone knows that Sage
Tea and Sulphur, properly com
pounded, brings, back the natural color
and lustre to the hair when faded,
streaked or gray. Years ago the only
way to get this mixture was to make
it at home, which-is nrussy and trouble
some. Nowadays, by asking at any
drug store for “Wyeth’s Sage and Sul
phur Compound," yofl will get a large
pottle of this famous old recipe, im
proved by the addition of other in
gredients, at a small cost.
Don’t stay gray! Try it! No one
CSJ> possibly tell that you darkened
your hair, as it does it so naturally and
evenly. You dampen a sponge or soft
brush with it and draw this through
your hair, taking one small strand at a
time; by morning the gray hair disap
pears, and after another application or
two, your hair becomes beautifully
dark, glossy and attractive,
'shoyvinq your guests a handsome
new bathroom with its heantiful
appointments! What pride you
would take in showing it! You
don’t feel that way with your
present old time bathroom. Why
not have a home you can be
proud of all oviftT? Let us trans-
Phimbing and Heating Dealer
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DINNER STORKS - J
A visitor said to • little girl, “And |
'what will you do, my dear, when you
are as big as your mother?” l
“Diet,” said the modern child.
‘“Look here, now, Harold,” said fatt
er to his little son who was naughty, ■
“if you don’t say your prayers, you
won’t go to heaven.”
“I don’t want to go to heaven,” sob
bed the, bgj 1 - “I want to go with you and
“Why, dad, this roast beef!" exclaim- jj
ed Willie at dinner one evening, when 1
n guest was present. |
“Os eouiae,” said his father. “What C
of that?” Sj
“Why, you told mother this morning C
that you were going to bring an old x
mutton head home for dinner this even- I
The Sewing Circle was meeting at ;
Mrs. Smythe’s and one of the dear lad
ies saw little Ethyl Smythe sitting in a
corner looking hopelessly woe-gebone.
“What’s the matter, dearie?” she ask
ed. v ..
“I'm missing the nicest movie this
afternoon because T must stay home and
help mother," replied the child.
“You should be glad to help your
dear mother,'” cooed the visitor. “And
what can a little girl like you do?”
“Oh. I just watch—and then I count
the silver after .all the company’s all
got through and gone home.”
“Why didn’t you send your man to
mend my electric boll?” I
“I did, madam, but as he rang three I
times and got no answer my man decided
there was jiobody home.”
A horse trader was trying to show off
a wind-broken nag to a prospective victim,
trotting him up and down the road. “And i
hasn’t he a fine coat?” said the trader
enthusiastically ns he patted the animal's
“Oh. his coat's all right." replied the
prospect, “but I don’t like his short
Old Lady—Oh, Mr. Moses, I am in such
trouble. I’m so glad to see yon. Do tell
me the name of a Hebrew king in three
letters the nrddie one of which is ”R.”
Hollo— We are going tp live in a better
neighborhood after this.
Moore (next door) —So are we.
Kolle—Why are you going to move,
Moore—No, we're staying here.
Fred—lt is said that pm>er can be used
effectively in keeping a person warm.
Ned—Yes. I remember a 80-day note'
once kept me in a sweat for a month.
“I haven't seen your husband about
lately. What took him off so suddenly?”
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