t DISPATCHES «
During Past Day the Rival
Forces Fought With More
Zeal and Considerable Cas-
Forces Resort to Bribery in
Efforts to Carry Point-
Want Battle Line MctvediiO
Miles Out of City.
Canton. Ohiud. .Tune ft (By 'the Associ
ated Press}. —-Fighting between rival
Chinese forces, buttling for possession of
Canton continued today with renewed in
tensity and considerable casualties. Riv
er streams are crowded with refugees, un
able to move on account of cross firing
over the Chukiang River.
The commander of the largest Chinese
gunboat left his ship after receiving SIOO,-
000 from the chief of the Yunnanese
forces. The Yunnanese are confident of
winning.' Chinese chamber of eommerce
committee, aeeomi>anied by a delegation
of Americans called on the army chiefs to
day and requested that further firing be
carried on ten miles outside the city.
Hsiang Supporting Strikers?
Peking. June ft (By the Associated
Press). —The vernacular newspapers re
port that Gen. Feng Yu Hsiang, '‘Christ
tian general,” has issued a circular dis-,
patch supporting the student agitation
against foreigners and also that he has
weed to Chang Tso Lin. Mancliurian war
lord, urging that the military leaders co
oi>erate with each other and with the na
tion -to obtain ‘’the rights of the Chinese
Chang is reported have replied, agree
ing with these sentiments. It»is believed
ed here military chiefs are merely desir
ous of showing sympathy with the popu
lar movement and that they do not in
tend to take any anti-foreign action.
Charges Bolshevists Caused Disturbances.
Shanghai. June ft (By the Associated
Press).—-Outbreaks of Chinese students,
here , were the result of bolshevistic activ
ities, school boys were made the ignorant
tools of. bolshevistic plotters, tike police
prosecutor in the mixed court, said today
in outlining charges against defendants
arrested as result of disturbances.
H. C. Che, a Chinese surgeon at police
hospital testified that riot victims received
wounds while facing funs as all wounds
were in the front portions of the body.
His testimony contradicted statements
by the students saying the victims of the
Louza police station riot, the scene of the
first outbreak, were shot in the back.
THINK CHIU) MAY BE
Baltimore Youth May Be Child Who
Disappeared From Norristown, Pa.,
(By the Associated Press)
Baltimore, June ft.—A six-year-old
child today was held at Baltimore police
_ headquarters while photographs were be
ing sent to Norristown, Pa., in an at
atempt to determine whether the child
may be Blakely Coughlin, kidnapped in
The child, 'according to the reports of
police detectives has been cared forsinee
the summer of 1020 by John W. Dizen,
lift Poplar Grove Avenue, this city.
I)lzen found it abandoned in a rooming
house, he said; It was reported that
a handkerchief with initials “B. C.” also
was found at that time. Records show
that Dizen visited the southern police
station several times in Angust. 1020,
seeking information about the child, but
did not show any connection with the
# Coughlin case was then suspected. The
" child is now known as John W. Dizen,
New Submarine Launched.
Portsmouth, N. H„ June ft. —The V-3,
a fleet submarine building for the United
States Navy, was successfully launched at
the Navy Yard here today in the pres
ence of a large gathering of spectators.
The christening ceremony was perform
ed by Mrs. Louis R. fle Steigder, wife of
the commandant of the First Navfcl Dis
trict. The new submarine is one of sev
eral of the apme type of craft recently
completed or now under construction.
They are designed to accompany the bat
tle fleet at sea and are 341 feet 6 inches
long, withe a surface speed of twenty-one
knots and a submerged speed of nine
fGlve Up Hope For Boy. ,
Port Huron, Mich., June ft by the As
sociated Press). —Hope virtually was
abandoned today for Jennie McCoy, 13-
year-old Harbor Beach lad, who his fath
er oast adrift from a sinking row boat
Sunday in the belief that he could reach
the shore and send aid to three other oc
cupants on the small craft. j
1 Concord Theatre
l (The Coolest Spot in Town)
Last Showing Today
I ‘One Year to Live*
I With Aileen Pringle and
Also Pathe News and
■ Aesops Fables
LI n i.i u ]
fj Special music Score
The Concord Daily Tribune
i • 9
First Scenes in “Concord’s Hero”
j Tribune Mrivie, Were Made Monday
[ Concord movie fans had a chance Mon-
I day night, for the first time for most of
them, to see the filming of a motion pic-
I tore right before their eyes. Director
Xewlar.d had his cast take the stage be
fore the audience and "shot” two scenes,
of “Concord's Hero,” which is being film
ed here tips week. Just prior to taking
| ' these scenes, the audience had the pleas
-1 j ure of being “shot" also.
!| It has been announced thnt the wreck
,; which is one of the most thrilling moments
in the entire performance is to be staged
at (he corner of Union and Udrjfin
streets Wednesday afternoon at 4 'o’clock.
At thiec o'clock on thq same afternoon,
• the Babies' Matinee will be held at the
Concord Thehtre at which 'time all bab
ies in the Cjtjt between Jhe ages of 6 apd
, 12 months aiy to be.brought to the pic
ture house where they will be taken for
■ one scene in the photo play.
I Today, a matinee will be given at 3
■ o'clock and one again tonight at ft o’clock.
“FIRST NEWS OF FINDING
* OF BOLL WEEVIL THIS YEAR
Weevils Began to Emerge Late In March
From Their Winter Cages. Says Frank
my the Associated Press I
Raleigh, N. C„ June ft.—“ The first
positive nr tvs ofthe finding of boll weev
ils on young cotton comes from R. \V.
I-eiby and J. A. Harris of this Divis
ion. who- are located at opr field station
near Aberdeen," said Prof. Franklin
Sherman, chief of the Division of Ento
mology for the North Carolina Experi
“From winter Cages,” he said, “the
weevils began to' emerge late in March, j
and several have been found in the fruit
orchards, but ttie first to appear on cot
ton were found on June 1, in Hoke coun
. ty, near Aberdeen. Dr. Leiby * reports
tlat they recently made a survey of the
situation in Robeson and. Scotland coun
ties where cotton is more advanced, some
of it beginning to form squares, and found
boll weevils at the rate $f from twenty
to 325 per acre. He reports that the in
tation was more uniform than is usually
the case, though worse next to the woods,
ditch banks nnd buildings, and that farm
ers pronounce the spring, emergences
the heaviest in their experience. Poison
ing was begun in one of the fields where
infestation was heaviest.
"It is very important to remember that
these conditions will naturally be reach
ed curlier in the southeastern counties
than elsewhere in the State. It may be
several weeks or a month before the same
degree of infestation will be reached in
counties farther north.
“The standard recommendation for ear
ly poisoning Is to give the application at
the time the square begins to form, if at
that time weevils appear as numerouM as
20 or more per acre. Last year we knew
of no fields in which- this was the case,
but this year a heavier spring emergency
which, was predicted and is now being
realized some fields may need the early
“Dusting time generally will come lat
er when cotton is in bloom and is put
ting on squares at the maximum rate.
We have found the average time to be
gin general dusting to be during the last
half of July in the. past several years.”
EXPECT TO COMPLETE
SHEPHERD JURY TODAY
Most df Jurors Already Chosen After
Questioning Which Lasted Several
(By the Associated Press)
Chicago, June ft.—A jury was expected
to be completed today in the trlkl of
Wm. D. Shepherd, charged with the mur
der of Wm. N. McClintoek, the second
day of the fourth week of the trial.
W. E. Stewart, chief of defense counsel,
appeared before Judge T. J. Lynch this
morning with Miss Eva Peterson, -who
was secretary of the law’ firm of Stoll &
Shepherd, and demand protection for her.
She had been subpoenaed as a state ‘
witness and had been summoned to a
conference to be questioned by the state’s
Building and Loan Convention.
Kansas City, Mo., June o.—The annual
convention of the United States League of
Local Building and Loan Asssociations
opened here today with delegates in at
tendance from all parts of the Union, and
representing thousands of associations
with a membership of several millions and
total assets of. more than a billion dollars.
The convention sessions will continue for
three days. In addition to the transac
tion of a large amount of routine busi
ness the delegates will discuss numerous
matters relating to the protection and
, promotion pf building association inter
' ests. The annual report prepared by
, Secretary H. F. Cellarius of Cincinnati
shows a gratifying growth and prosperity
of the local associations during tbe past
year, notwithstanding the prevailing bus
. iness depression.
( , ;
' Hardware Dealers Meet in Spartanburg.
(By the Associated Press)
Spartanburg, S. C., June I).—(Several
' hundred delegates from North Carolina
and South Carolina met here today for
the 21st annual convention of Hardware
• Dealers of the Caroiinas which will be
. in session through Thursday. Registra
tion and inspection of exhibits occupied,
attention of the hardware men this morn
l-ing. Many nationally known firms have
installed displays of their products for the
Bridge Across MissisAppi at New Orleans.
I Washington, June ft (By the Associ
ated Press))—Major General Harry Tay
■ lor, chief of army engineers, approved to
-1 day new plans for a bridge across the
! Mississippi River at New Orleans.
The 1925 championship tournament of
the Middle Atlantic Golf Association is
to be held June 18-20 at the Maryland
Country Club of Baltimore.
CONCORD, N.C., TUESDAY, JUNE 9,51925
- Both of these are to be in the Concord
Members of the cast who were filmed
r Monday night were Miss Margaret Yir
- grnia Ervin, Mrs. E. T. Cannon, Robert
*. Bell and Miles Wolff. These people ex
- perienced for the first time the sensation i
5 of Itaving their faces made for sereen
- ing. After an applieat'on of cold cream, J
a grease paint wnii,a"pplied in quantities!
. and rubbed carefully and thoroughly lu
, to the skin. Then Sir. Newland took the,
I powder pqffaml literally bent powder ini
, the face and neck of each member of the |
cast. When, this was done, it formed a !
smooth r covering which gave a rather
[ ghastly appearance.
! ’ .Notie of the persons acting had any
J idea of what was to be done and Director
Ncwland stood to one side and gave in
! structions, at times taking the i>art o,f
the actor nnd showing what was to be
done. Needless to say. the audience was
■ convulsed with laughter during the |>er
RENEWS SEARCH FOR THE
! v CRADLE OF MANKIND
i Third Asiatic Expedition cf New York
•! Museum Starts op First Leg of Trip.
(By the Associated Press)
j Peking. June ft.—ln further pursuit of
its quest for traces of primitive man in
■ I the stratum of tile Ice Age. the Third
'Asiatic Expedition of the New York Mu
• j seum of Natural History, ( iff co-operation
i with the American Asiatic Association
, has started on the first leg of its renew
jed penetration of the wilds of Mongolia
. and Chinese Turkestan. Its first perma-
I nent camp will be 1,000 miles northwest
j of Knlgan. on the site of last year's dis
| eovery of dinosaur eggs, which aroused
I such keen interest throughout the west
ern world. Here the leader of the expe
dition, Roy Chapman Andrews and his
corps of scientists expect to overtake the
imposing transport train of 150 camels
dispatched some two months ago.
The work of exploration will start at
the first eapip where an effort will be
made to rediscover a best of dinosaur
eggs found on the last expedition, but
lost again because of a terrific sandstorm
that changed the topography, of the coun
try. It is planned to drop off the first
group of men there, where rich finds are
anticipated also in fossil remains of pre
historic animals, while the main expedi
tion continues' west along the north slope
of the Altai Mountains and then south
in the direction of Chinese Turkestan.
The objective this year Is to work in a
more recent stratum of socks, which might
result in fossilized traces of human evo
“On the zoological side,” Sir. Andrews
explained, “we hope to get into the zone
of true wild horses and wild camels. We
hope to secure groups of both for the
Museum. We have with us also a paleo
botanist whose work will be to study fos
silized plant lift and to judge what the
climate was like in the various periods.
This will enable us to decide whether it
was a suitable place for man, and thus
of our chances of finding traces of pre
Besides the camel transport, the expe
dition's equipment includes seven motor
vehicles, cars nnd trucks, equipped with
special tires-for negotiating desect sands.
The personnel totals 40 men, and of
supplies there is being transported 3,500
gallons of gasoline and 100 gallons of
oil for the cars; two tons of flour, a ton
of rice, half a ton of sugar and other
things in proportion. The only food
supply thnt can be counted upon in the
country to be covered is meat. The ex
pedition expects to reach Kalgan on its
return about the middle of September.
EXPECT WOMEN TO TAKE
PART IN DEFENSE MUSTER
War Department Answers Complaints on
Last Year’s Methods.
Washington, D. C., June B.—The war
department desires and expects “full and
complete” participation by women in the
' defense muster July 4th, Acting Secre
tary Dwight F. Davis said today in a
letter to Mrs. Anthony Wayne Cooke,
jpresideiyt general of the Daughters of the
I American Revolution, who had com
plained that in some instances last year,
“women were not permitted to partici
pate actively either on local committees
or in the parades.”
“The war department stands squarely
behind the maintenance of the tradition
al part that women have played in the
defense of America, and its institutions,
ever since those days of the »trui?gling
colonies,” Mr, Davis said
Author of “Lems Doone.”
i London, June ft.—The one hundredth
[ anniversary of the birth of Richard I).
. Blnckmore, the famous novelist is being
■ commemorated in English literary cir
i cles this week. A graduate of Oxford,
■ Blackmore decided upon a literary career
; soon after completing his studies. A
. complete breakdown in health rendered
it necessary for him to leave city life in
London, and he determined to combine a
literary life in the country with a busi-l
ness career as a market gardener. He|
settled down in Tedlngton, and set earn
-1 cstly to work. Several novels came from]
1 his pen, but it was not until 1860 that)
he suddenly sprang into fame with “Lor
’ na Doone,” which is regarded as ia classic
: of the west country. Though Biackmorc
" in later life wrote, many other stories,
1 none has reached the popular heart like,
' the story which first brought him fame.
8 Many pilgrimages are made annually to|
8 the Doone valley, although the actual |
characteristics of the scene of the story ■
differ greatly from the descriptions in-'
'• spired by the lively imagination of the
Premier Painleve Off For Morocco.
e Paris, June 6 (By the Associated
Press). —Premier Painleve told the cabi
net today he was leaving immediately for
f Morocco. He will depart this evening
s in an airplane accompanied by M. Lau-
J rent Eanyo, under secretary of state for
IVArfUnftia, p t'jih
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He’s Still Playing Ball?
' JW MwUmk .
ip Hpr ■'
4 : ' Mil
Mayhap you’ll recall the gray haired chap pictured "oh'the'right ln*tM
•hove photo. But in case you don’t, permit us to introduce Honua Wa2
Mr, former Pittsburg shortstop and one of the greatest players jg
hull history. Wagner, despite his advanced years, is f*n) capable of putt
jh» Bp a good game for the Carnegie Elks. He’s deploted < With >-hM
ftmhp..Wllllaag. of Mt. Vernon, 0., who follows Hopug.on tli Ms playing
' trlqa, ~ ”
SCOPES GIVEN ALL SORTS
OF ADVICE BY FRIENDS
Suggested by Same That Charles Evans
Hughes Be Engaged For Defense In
(By the Associated Preasl '
New York, June ft.—John T. Scopes,
young Dayton, Tenn.. high school teach
er, has found, himself subject to all sorts
of advice from New York liberals as to
the conduct of hit! trial next month for
violating the Tennessee law against
teaching of evolution.
While he favors accepting offers of
aid frprn Clarence Dart»w, Chicago crim
inal lawyer, and Dudley Field Malone.
New York, other* nrged the .selection of
Charles Evans Hughes, former secretary
of state, who recently returned to the
practice of law here. United State Sen
ator George Wharton Pepper, of Penn
sylvania, also was suggested.
IMPROVEMENT IS SEEN
IN LOEB’S CONDITION
Straps Have Been Removed From Body
and He Is Rational at Times.
(By the Associated Press)
Chicago, June ft. —Richard Loeb, one
of the slayers of Bobbie Franks, who be
came subject to post infection delirium
following an attack of measles, has im
proved greatly, according to his physicians
at the prison hospital at Joliet*
The doctors reported that he had spells
of rationality and that the straps which
had held him to his bed were removed
and he sat up and chatted with his
“I look for his complete recovery,” said
W. B. Martin.
With Our Advertisers.
Prices reduced for this month on gas
ranges by the Concord and Kannapolis
Gas Co. Easy terms to pay too. Sec
new ad. today.
Pat Covington is going to quit, shut up
shop and go out of business. See ad. to
Hood tires are good tires nnd are sold
by Ritchie Hardware Co. See ad.
Scenes for the picture “Concord’s Hero”
will be taken on the stage of the Concord
The Pictorial Review Quarterly Fash
ion Book for summer is now on sole at
the Parks-Belk Co.
All the bridegroom has to say is, “I
will—look." Read Hoover's ad. today.
New wicker pieces of unusual beauty at
the Concord Furniture Co. Go see this
popular furniture. '
Summer is here and you are looking
for cool summer dresses. Parks-Belk Co.
has the materials and in a new ad, today
quotes many prices of interest.
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Starts Saturday, June 6th
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THE COTTON MARKET
After Opening Fairly Steady at Decline,
Market Finned Up on Covering.
(By the Associated Press)
New York, June ft.—After opening fair
ly steady at a decline of (> points to an
advance of 5 points, under overnight sell
ing orders, the cotton market firmed up
in today’s early trading on covering and
fear that the Texas rains had been inade
July which had been relatively easy
yesterday under liquidation was firm on
trade buying and price advanced to 23.03
before tire- *iml of the first hour, or 25
points net higher. New crop months sold
17 to 20 points above yesterday's clos
ing quotations, October advancing to
22.50. Later deliveries also \yere high
er on.reports that South and central Tex- 1
as sections were still suffering from
Cotton futures opened barely steady.
Ji'.’y 22.28; Oct. 22.40, Dec. 22.57;
Jan. 22.00; March 22.30.
FRESH RESCUE CREWS AT
WORK IN STURGIS MINE
Endeavoring t o Reach 17 Men Who Were
Trapped in Mine by Explosion.
Sturgis, Ky., June ft (By the Associ
ated Press). —Fresh rescue crews early
today relieved other crews who- worked
late last night in an attempt to learn the
fate of 17 men, 5 white and 12 negroes,
who wore trapped in Mine No. ft at West
Kentucky Coal Company mine near here
yesterday by an explosion.
The bodies of three of the entombed
miners have been discovered, but had not
been brought to the surface, officials in
charge of rescue having decided to clear
away the debris separating them from
the other 14 men, and learn their fate
Suggest Financial Plan.
(By tbe Associated Press)
Paris, June 9.—Finance writers in
newspapers here today credited Finance
Minister Caillaux with a plan to print
of 4.000.000.000 francs more of bank
notes, and to increaes the Bank of
France’s limit of advances to the gov
[ernment for a like amount, so that the
government can meet manuring bonds
To Send Reply to Germany Soon.
(By tbe Associated Press)
Paris, June 9.—The French reply to
Germany security pact proposals upon
which Great Britain and France announc
ed complete agreement at Geneva yester
day, will be sent to Germany in a few
days. Belgium is fnmiliar with the note
and afficials say its approval is certain.
Italy’s assent Is confidently anticipated.
IS POUT iOM
STRIVIHG TO REACH
That Is Nearest Point to Pole
Says Governor of Land,
And Amundsen Knows
PARTY IS ALIVE
Suggests That Planes Did
Not Have Gas Enough to
Get Back So Were Headed
On to Greenland.
Copenhagen. Denmark. June 9 (By the
Associated Pre.se).—The best chance of
finding Captain Amundsen and his
companion polar fliers is at Cape Colum
bia. west Greenland, where the American
expendition under Donald MacMillan js
going, in the opinion of J. Daugaard
Jensen, governor of Oreen’and.
“I believe Amundsen is en route there
as he has not returned to Spitsbergen,"
said Sir. Jensen today. “Some mishap
has occurred doubtless to the airplanes,
or in trying to reach the Pole he used
so much petrol that he was unable to re
turn to his starting place, and therefore'
flew as far as possible towards Cape Co
lumbia. which is the nearest point near
the Pole by a third than Spitsbergen."
“Depots were laid out by Gottfried
Hansen at Cape Columbia. Richards
Sound and Fort Conger. They will prob
ably be Amundsen’s salvation. This is
one more proof of his foresight.’ ’
Oslo, June 9 (By the Associated
Press). —It was announced today that
the Norwegian Aero Association has
asked the Mundsen-'America committee to
organize an American relief expendition.
KLAN COLONEL VOICES THREAT
OF UPRISING IN NEW ENGLAND
Speaker at Massachusetts Kkmklave Says
Organization Abie To Do It.
South Wick. Maes., June 8. —Referring
to outbreaks which had occurred at re
cent meetings in central Massachusetts, a
speaker described by reporters sworn to
seyrecy only as “the colonel,” addressing
lflfooo Ku Klux Klan members on a
hilllpp near here Inst night, declared,'
"We may have to kill someone yet, but if
we start I can tell you we have the num
bers and the qualities to do ’ft right.”
It was the largest conclave ever stag
ed rn the State and probably because of
the humber present and the extremely
large number of guards, fully 600 attired
in their robes and hoods, the meeting pass
ed without any disturbance. Newspaper
men not members of the Klan were al
lowed to cover the meeting. Officers of
the Klan agreed to allow reporters to
watch provided they would not mention
the names of the speakers or take notes
during' the speeches. Massachusetts,
Rhode Island and Connecticut were rep
BILLY PETERSON MUST 1
REMAIN IN PRISON
Governor McLean Declines to Pardon the
Former Commissioner of Mitchell
(By the Associated Press) r
Raleigh, June 9.—Billy Peterson, for
mer chairman of the Board of Commis
sioners of Mitchell County, must serve
his sentence of one year in the state pris
on and pay SI,OOO fine for accepting a
bribe. Governor McLean late yesterday
afternoon after reviewing the case, refus
ed to intervene in the matter.
Peterson was sentenced to serve a year
and pay the fine following his conviction
at ’the April, 1925 term of Superior Court
in Mitchell County for accepting an SBOO
bribe to cast his vote for Clyde Pritchard
to bo sheriff of the county.
CAPTAIN OF CHAIN GANG
GUARD HAS RESIGNED
No Reason Given by M. H. Byrum. Whose
Resignation Has Been Accepted.
(By the Associated Press)
Tnrboro. June 9.—M. H. Byrum, for
-six years captain of guards at the Rocky
Mount road district prison camp today
submitted his resignation which was
promptly accepted by the county commis
sioners of Edgecombe County. No reason
was given for his action. The camp is
being thoroughly investigated by the
grand jury following the flogging to death
of a negro prisouer last week, for which
two guards were yesterday given prison
Secretary Weeks* Condition Now Excel
Boston, June 9.—The condition of
Secretary of War John W. Weeks, who
is convalescing after an operation for gall
stonej, was reported by his physicians
todaj? as excellent. A bulletin issued at
the hospital said Secretary Weeks would
be permitted to sit up a few minutes to
WHAT SAT’S BEAR SAYS
I robably U<sy toni * ht an<l Wednesday,
I wert'and cintral porTiona. ed “ eß '
& TODAY’S €
e» a a «Paaa a a
SEEN IS FACT FOR
LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Persons at Geneva Think the
Fact That France and Eng
land Agree On Pact Pro
gram Makes Peace Nearer.
NOT YET KNOWN
Italy and Belgium Are Ex
pected to Agree to Pact and
Germany May Be Forced
to Take Similar Action.
Geneva. June 9 (By the Associated
Press).—European peace and security
seemed almost an accomplished fact to
the League of Nations group today with
France and Great Britain finally agreed
on a pact program.
England’s greatest : war strength is
thrown behind a four-power pact to guar
antee the inviolability of the Rhine fron
ttier. as delimited by the Versailles
treaty. The other participans beside
France will be Belgium and Germany
provided the latter agrees to the condi
The agreement which was announced
yesterday is the outcome of the proposal
recently made by Germany to the ensu
ing negotiations between the British and
French c-oulminating in the meeting here
this week of Austen Chamberlin, British
foreign secretary, and M. Briand. the
French foreign minister.
Provisions of Agreement.
London, .Tune 9.—British government
today gave official acknowledgment of ttife
Franco-Brit.ish agreement to the reply to
Germany’s ■ security pact proposals an
nounced at Geneva yesterday. British
government issued a statement emphasiz
ing that the proposed pact is one of mu
Tlie statement says Great Britain has
guaranteed to protect both sides of the
Rhine and therefore to assist either Ger
many or France against aggressions of the
This abandonment by Great Britain of
her long standing policy of isolation from
continental affairs is a concession to the
peace and security of Europe, the state
The statement added that acceptance
of the pact by the allies if approval is
given by Germany, is contingent upon
Germany’s entrance into the league of
nations. Before the pact can function it
will be necessary for Germany to enter
the league as a full member, which is an,
entire change of the former policy under
which it had been maintained that Ger
many should become an unconditional
member of the league before security
could be discussed.
REFUSE TO DISPATCH
DIRIGIBLE INTO ARCTIC
Wilbur Thinks Proposal is Too Risky
Aircraft As Sole Defense Futile.
Washington, June B.—The airship
Lfl« Angeles was directed by Secretary
Wilbur today to resume its flight to
Minnesota as soon as necessary engine
repairs have been made.
It is expected that the dirigible. which
turned back after getting ns far as.
Cleveland yesterday, because of engine
trouble, will be able to leave Lakehurst,
N. J„ so its second attempt in about two
days, if weather conditions are favor
At the same time the secretary an
nounced that the request of the Nor
wegian ,Aero club that the United States
navy send the dirigible Los Angeles or
Shenandoah in search of the Amundsen
Polar expedition had been refused.
The request was transmitted to Presi
dent Coolidge while he was en route to
Minnesota, and was referred by him to
Secretary Wilbur. The navy .depart
ment, the secretary said, had not chang
ed its original opinion that such an ex
pedition was not feasible
“We are not going to send any wild
goose chase to the polar regions,” he de
Mr. Wilbur said the experience of the
Los Angeles yesterday gave one more
illustration in support of the view that
it would be futile to depend for national
defense exclusively upon the reliability
of gasoline engines. The efficiency of
aircraft, he asserted, iR dependent upon
the efficiency of their engines, and while
“we are not decrying anything we have
said heretofore in favor of aircraft, we
can’t have an enemy wait while we fix
' Find Two Bodies in Mine ami Move on
For 17 Others In It.
Sturgis, Ky.. June 8. —Two bodies
1 were found tonight in the blast-wrecked
1 interior of the West Kentucky Coal
i company's mine No. 9. Both were
■ negroes. Workers left them under
ground temporarily and pushed Their
■ way farther into the workings where 1?
other men are entomed.
There are 798 distinct species of rosea
IK $2,000,000 MORE * 1
* GIVEN BY DUKE *
SK Durham, June 9.—An additional $
X gift by James B. Duke, tobacco )K
X magnate, in the amount of $2,000,- X
* 000 for the bailding fund of Duke )K
X University was announced today by X
Jfc by President W P. Few of the in- X
* stitution, to hundreds of alum! at- X
X tending the annual alumni dinner. X