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She Cares a lot
A Lot She Cares?
WIVES OP CONCORD: What do people think of your husbands’ appearance? Is it
yottr neglect if he does not have a refreshed suit each week? Most men depened upon their
vwves to attend to the upkeep of their wardrobe. If your husband was called out of town
today, would he have a refreshed suit to put on? Send him away looking his best at aIL times
by keeping a refreshed suit always ready. Our weekly service-call is the answer to this
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REDUCED FIRST CLASS
POSTAGE RATE SOUGHT
Concerted Drive in Congress Looking to
Revision of Rates Is Expected.
Washington, July 18.—A concerted
drive up on Congress for a one cent
first class postal rate is expected by
Chairman Moses, of the special congres
sional joint postal commission, which is
to open hearings here Monday looking
to a permanent postal rate revision mea
Senator Moses said today that a prop
aganda campaign for such a rate already
is underway and that members d# the
commission had received representations
on the subject from many quarters. The
argument advanced, he said, is that first
elgto postage is paying a disproportion
ate sliare of the total carrying cost of
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the postal service.
Postmaster General New. will be heard
first by the postal commmission. He is
expected to be prepared to furnish in
formation regarding the operation last
April that will form a working basis for
the commission in hearings to be held in
various parts of the country.
While the new rates, agreed upon ten
tatively by Congress in ait effort to meet
the cost of wage increases to postal em
ployees, have been in operation during
that period still is incomplete because
all postmasters have not been able to
send in their reports for ttie first quar
For this reason Vthe 'joint commission
will reopen hearings here in October, by
which time it is expected the postofßce
department will be in a position to fur
nish comparisons between the operations
of the new and thf ctftj rates tbr a six
months’ period. Should there be re
quests then for further, hearings in dif
ferent sections the oofamuerion may em
bark upon a- second read trip.
fstrims Snake With Hook.
Salisbury, July 2).»Sb, L. Parker, of
Morgan townshipj Rowan county, hgs re
ported the novel experience of catching
a snake with a fishing hook. The ex
periment resulted from ‘the loss of eggs.
¥ r ; Pgfker, whose en» snakes had been
eating, drilled a o»e*ind fastened
a fishing hook iiisidt. The result was
the capture o|f a snake.
lu 1900 George Gibson, pf the Pitts
hiijgk I’itgtes, established n new catch
ing record for major tesgues by catch
ing 135 games, of which 184 were' cqg
secutive. ,V - „ " v - ■
THE CONCORD DAILY TRIBUNB
UVC Will V uSfiSSS«<gcw^
Es CHARLES P. STEWART
REA Service Writer
it always are to be beard, com
ing from tfeig National Gee
graphic aoetaty’s headquarters
war on Sixteenth etreet, for aev
JatwTWawing the death
of Dr- W. C. fiWabee, u>e famous
explorer, whoso wanderings were
widely described In the obituary
notices as heviag included this
particular speck An the map, al
nest universally alluded to ss the
home of Daniel Defoe's hero dur
ing •» the years his literary cre
ator kept him east away.
e e e v. If
ANYBODY who ever read Rob
inson Crusoe knows, that De
foe speaks of his islaml as
right in the tropics— hotter than
pepper *65 days in the year, and
*65 of thus quadrennially. Defoe
goes into considerable detail con
cerning the isle's fattoa and Son
and the whole thing is tropical
parrots, palms and everything
•lee that goes with a climate
Wight- close to the line.
Letters, Telegrams avul Witnesses
In Scott’s Behalf Regarded as Fakes
Chicago. July 18—More letters, tele
graph and witnesses appeurt-d today to
save Russell Scott frojn the gallows. All
of them were characterized as ‘’fakes”
hy the states’s attorney's office while
Scott’s, lawyers* continued to investigate
the various tip*, mostly anonymous.
Scott, sentenced to hang ynsterdny
morning for the murder of Joseph Maur
er, drug during a holdup two
years ago, was given a reprieve of one
week, six hours before the time set for
hi* execution. A telegram from Detroit,
signed “Robert Scotf.’b sßasseH's broth
er, and stating that''Robert was the
slayer and would surrender, was receiv
ed at the office, and led to
The, reprieve. Robert was indicted with
Russell, former Canadian financier, but
was never apprehended.
Today another message purporting to
be from Robert and addressed to attor
neys for Scott, was made public. It wan
mailed in Chicago Thu+stlay night and
“I hereby swear that Russell Scott is
innocent of murder, and that I. his
brother, apt the guilty party. You want
to hang him because you think someone
Disease from Cvmpeosa-
A tnic-k driver, while carrying out
his /employer’s instructions, to, get a
load of materials to be, delivered to an
oil field, was caught on the open prairie
is a severe rainstorm and thoroughly
drenched. A severe cold, which later de
vloped into pneumonia.. resulted.
HVt petition for compensation under
the Workmen’s Compensation Act was
held demurrable by the mat court,
which judgement was reversed by the
Court of Civil Appeals.
In Texas Employers’ Ins.* Ass'n v.
.Taolason. 285 (Southwestern Reporter,
1027. the Commission of Appeals of Tex
as again reversed the judgement.
Judge Rishop wrote the opinion of the
court in the course of which he said:
“Here we have an employe in the
course of his employment getting wet.
As a sutural result of getting wet he
contracted cold, nnd pneumonia remitt
ed." While file disease w‘as t’ae nhtural
result of getting wet, the mere getting
wet was not a damage or harm to the
physical structure of the body and un
less it was it could not be said to be an
injury’ or ‘personal injury’ for wiheh
compensation is allowed by the statute :
EVERETT TRUE ■'. ' ; BY CONDO
, imm/ 4-.
NOW take a look at a map of
South America, and three or
four hundred miles off the
Chilean coast you’ll find Juan Fer
nandez. in almost exactly the same
southern latitude as Buenos Aires,
where, according to presa dispatch
es, the thermometer stood at 5
below zero a few days ago.
•• • '
rAN FERNANDEZ was Alex
under Selkirk’s island all right.
Capt. Strati ling of the British
privateer Cinque Ponte marooned
him there in 1704 and he stuck
it out, all by himself, for four or
five year* before another ship took
him off. /
They do say Defoe got a good
deal of his dope from Selkirk but
he certainly didn’t borrow the lat
ter’s island to put in his yarn.
The Crusoe and Selkirk islands
.e e «
SOME National Geographic So
ciety members say Defoe had
in mind an island off the south
or southern Central American
Caribbean coast. Some 'say be
hadn’t any ' particular island in
mind at all, being more Interested
in Robinson’s adventures than in
the part of the world he experi
enced them in.
should pay for the murder, but why
hang the-wrong party? As, God is my
judge, you will he murderers, hanging
an innocent man. if you hang my broth
er. May j-otir souls rot in heii.”
The note was typewritten and signed
“Robert Scott” in ink while beneath the
signature was n postscript signed “Mrh.
H. C. R..’’ and reading:
"The above was dictated to me by
Mr. Scott, who is apparently near
death- I believe it to be the truth from
what I have seen. As soon as he is able
he promises to give himself up."
If this letter is not a fraud, attorneys
said, then the message from Detroit is.
for the letter was written ams mailed in
Chicago the same night the telegram, al
so inirporting to be from Scott, was
sent from Detroit.
Scott's attorneys were pinning most
of their hopes for a commutation on af
fidavits they said they hod from two
women whose identities were carefully
eoupealcd. The women were in the drug
store at the time of the slaying and
both said Robert and not Russell, -was
the killer, and that the killing was the
result of a Hquot party and not a hold
for; before compensation be had for the
disease, it must b? ait Injury - .provided
for by the statute, and it. cannot be such
‘injury’ unless it naturally results from
‘damage or harm to the physical struct
ure of the body’.”
Farmer Is Fatally Trampled by Mules.
Mount Airy, July 18.—A tragic acei
deut occurred near Francisco, Surry coun
ty, Monday, when John Ftippin, a - prom
inent young farmer, received injuriek
from which he died Tuesday cveuing in a
hospital here. His mule team dragged
and trampled him when the mules be
came frightened as he was hitching them
up to carry his wife aud children to 'West
field to have them take the typhoid vac
cine. The accident occurred in the barn
lot. Mr. Flippin was n powerful speci
men of manhood nnd weighed 225' pound*.
He grabbed the bridles as the animals
started to run but was unable to control
them aud the frightened*auimais trampled
him before anyone could rrach him. He
was so badly injured that he did not re
Asheville will' entertain the annual
tournament for the Southern lawn teb
nij championships the weeks of August
TUNNEL FOUND INTACT
Now Being Opened and Is Expected to
Rtweal Awful Carnage of July SO,
Richmond. Ya.. July 18.—The famous
Crater Battlefield tunnel, at Petersburg,
Va„ where Grant ran a gallery 500 feet
to plant a huge wine under Confederate
earth work, resulting in the death of
5,0000 men in the crater on July 30,
1864, has been found intact and is being
opened under supervision of the United
States battlefield commission.
The tunnel was run by the 48th Penn
sylvania volunteers, experienced miners,
Genuine Mason Fruit Jars
Pints . 65c per dozen
Quarts 85c per dozen
Half Gallons $1.15 per dozen
Yorke & Wadsworth Co.
The Old Reliable Hardware Store
Uliion and Church Streets
Phone3B «Phone 30
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New Arrivals f
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Men of Taste Appreciate These Perfect Fitting Shoes
RICHMOND - FLOWE CO.
Beautiful and Useful Cedar Chests
They are highly decorative, give that wanted effect of
distance or space in a room, and add* a distinctly brighten
ing touch. Beautiful ones are here at prices attractively
low. Come in and see them.
H. B. Wilkinson
out of the High rent district v
Concord, Kannapolis Mooresvilk, China Grove
Texaco Gasoline and Oils, Alemite
Greasing, Crank Case Service, Car
Washing and Polishing. Tires, Tubes,
Quick fire Changing
Battpry * t
CENTRAL FILLING STATION
t _ Phone 700
' and is reputed to he the greatest battle
ground work in history. It is 35 feet
- under ground and supported by timbers.
It has been closed since the explosion 61
years ago. When opened it is expected
to reveal the awful carnage on the day
of battle. Visitors in great numbers
have visited the famous nlaee.
Asheville Banks Bbow Gain.
Asheville, July 20.—A gain *4. $4,906,-
815.75 in Afhevate' bank deposits on
June 30th, as compared with the corre
sponding date a year ago has been re
REMEMBER PENNY ADS ARE CASH