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• DISPATCHES <
SCOPES USE SOOII
Jhhn R.|Neal, Chief of Coun
. sel for Defense, Pteparing
Record to Be Sent to High*
er Court At Once.
COURT ToTmEET *
And If Case Does Not Reach
It By That Time, It Will
Have to Be Deferred for
Whole Year. >
(By the AnwliM Pw'
Dayton. July 22.—The elude Os ihe
Scope* cane brought only extra work 'for
John R. Neal, chief counsel for the de
fense. His waa the task of p re) taring
the record of the conviction of the 24
year old school teacher on a charge of
teaching evolution theories in public
schools, for submission to the Supreme
Court. As he began his work today he
estimated one week would be required
getting the document ready for the print
-1 er. * a
- Scopes convicted and sentenced
to pay a fine of SIOO the' scene shifted
from Dayton to Knoxville, where the Su
preme Court hears eases from this dis
trict in September. The Tennessee Su
preme Court' meets ih KnokVille. : Jack
son and Nashville and failure to be
heard on the “evolution issue" in Septem
ber would result in delay of one year. It
was considered unlikely, however, that
the Scopes case would be sidetracked be
fore reaching the state’s highest tribunal.
In connection With perfection of the ap
peal it was po : nted out a new lineup of
lawyers may be found when the case is
heard in Knoxville. John R. Neal as
senior counsel, was expected to represent
the defense but bis associates may not
be those who appeared in the trial court.
Bryan Will Not Dehate Anyone.
Day ton, July 22. —Wm. J. Bryan in a
statement issued here early today, an
nounced that he would not consider a de
bate oa any subject with any person.
He made the announcement, he said,
in order to save “myself Man aaaweaing
innumerable letters and telegrams.’’,
“I have no time for such a meetlng,"
tw Rtateuient continued. ‘'I k ffftVi* rum
pended any lecturing and I have liter*#
work that demands attention." .
STARTS AT HIGH POINT
Hundreds nf Buyers Have Arrived for
Exposition got underway here today with
a large attendance and with prospects
of. a successful market. * About 200 buy
ers, including those from eastern states,
registered in the mammoth exposition
building today. Others arrived in the
city tonight and. will register when the
doors open 1 tomorrow morning. No fig
ures were available tonight concerning
the volume of sales for the opening day,
but it is said that the business was good.
A 'majority of the buyers spent the first
day looking over the numerous exhibits
on the tap floors of the building and de
layed placing their ordera until tomor
row. Dealers have come here td, pur»
chase stock for their establishments and
none is expected to return home before
The meny beautiful exhibits caused
much favorable comment today. The
furniture manufacturers have arranged
their displays with much ogre, and the
exhibits are more attractive than those
at any previous market, it is declared.
H(gh Point welcomed the visitors gen
erously and is providing them with
Greensboro "Will Get Station nod Un-
Greensboro, July 21.—A corps of
Southern Railway engineers went today
to work on a survey of tracks at the
site of the proposed union station here.
Property that will be affected is also be*
ing surveyed. A great amount of de
tail work is necessary in connection
with this survey. Specifications for ah
underpass are being checked by city of
ficials. Maps for the station, under
pass and other work make two books,
sent here by tre railway company for
city officials to inspect.
Work is expected to start before the
end of tbe year. The Southern will
bear the cost of the station and part of
tbe underpass, ' .
Rev. Albert Tibbs, of tbe First Bap
tist Church, of Concord, will preach at
Howell’s Church next Sunday afternoon,
tbe 26th, at 8 o’clock.
! Concord Theatre |
(TUB COOL. SPOT)
TODAY ONLY I
j; A Christie Laughing Howling Sue- Q
j cess With an All Star Cast B
I -EXTRA— I
| Our Gang Csnsidy I
| "THE OLD TOWN" |
I SPECIAL NOTE:
Ej (We cannot honor tbe Merchants’ I
P Tickets on the Vaudeville Act this I
H «*)■ ' I
The Congokd Daily Tribune
* MORE POSSIBILITY *
j * OF COAL STRIKE £
: sk $i
(By the Associated Press) 4U
IHi London. July 22.—The possib'l
• id ity of a great British coal strike..was ih
increased today when jthe mine-* ih
ih refused to confef- with owners un- ih
Jh less tbe latter,-first withdraw proper- ih
* als of ’wage decreases. ih
* *" ih
DEMPSEY UNABLE TO
Docs Net Say Why He Most Confer
With New York Boxing Commlaion
i (Hr the Associated Press)
Cheyenne. Wyo., July 22.—Jack Demp
sey, when he passed through Cheyenne
last night wns shown a dispatch stating
that the New York Boxing Commission
had declined ts accept Tex Riekard ns
his proxy and had ordered Dempsey to
appear personally to conclude arrange
ments for his program .preliminary to a
title fight with Harry Wills next year.
Dempsey said he personally appeared
before the enmmision before he started
west and Accepted Wills’ challenge. He
did not understand why the commission
wished h'm to appear again.
“I supposed it was all fixed," Dempscy
aaid "and I don’t see any reason why I
must talk to tbe commission again. I am
going back to New York when I finish
my Pacific Coast business and will see
the commision then.”
BUS OPERATORS CONSENT
TO UNION STATION PLAN
Coach Company to Operate Central Ter
minal.—Shuttle Service In the CHy.
Greensboro, July 21.—Bus operators
in North Carolina, meeting last night,
decided to accept an offer made them by
the Coach Terminal Company which has
headquarters at Raleigh to operate a
union bus station here at the General
Green Hotel for a percentage of the re
cepits. This, action was taken after
hours of discussion. The bus operators
finally made trade with the terminal
Company and will give tbe plan a ninety
day trial. Shuttle service (fill be in
augurated, that ia, all busses wHI load
and 1 unload at the union station, but a
bus will he operated to pick up pas
sengers at the various hotels and carry
them to the station for outgoing busses
and passengers coming in will likewise
be distributed to hotels.
The bps station must he in operation
by August Ist, according to an order of
she State Corporation Commission. Bus
operators said tonight that the station
here will be ready in thirty days.
PICTURES ON KNEES GO 11
WITH ROLL-YOt’R OWNS
rthtm or Lambeope or Portraits Be
coming Popular, for Windswept Knee
Chicago, July 21.—-Painting picture*
cp such feminine knees as may be ex
posed by rolled stockings and perverse
winds is advocated by beauty specialists
who began a week’s convention today.
"Painted knees are. the latest thing,*’
raid Mrs. Ruth Maurer, presiding.
“Hand painted pictures on the knees
are intrigujng. Some designs are sim
ple. some elaborate. Some girls prefer
a flower or a group of blossoms. Others
like a portrait or a little landscape."
Women of the United States spend ap
proximately $6,000,000 a day to make
themselves synthetically beautiful, one
report asserted. - >
Last year 17.850,000 boxes of rouge
Were used. Hair dyes cost about $7,-
660,000 for the year.
ON THE CHICAGO MARKET
Wheat Slides Down More Than Five
Cmffia to Last 15 Minutes of Trade.
Chicago. July 21—Graiu prices hit
the toboggan on the Chicago board of
trade today during<|he last 15 minutes
of .trading after an early decline and
partial recovery earlier In the day,
As a result, grain* closed near the low
•for the day, with wheat 4 8-8 to ft 1-4
cents down, corn 1 1-8 to 2 1-4 cents
lower, oats 5-8 cent to 1 1-4 cents lower
and rye down 2 7-8 cents-to' 3 1-3 cents.
The late break waa on stop loss orders
when selling tq reduce holdings was -re
sumed and found buyers lacking. July
wheat ended at slllß, July corn, at
81,00 3-4, July oats at 43 1-8 cents and
July rye at 04 3-4.
MICKEY SHANNON KILLED
IN BATTLING HARRY FAY
Chicago Light-Heavyweight Falls, HR*
Hard and Ides Instantly ta Louisville.
Louisville, Ky., July 21.—Mickey
Shannon. Chicago light-heavyweight box
er, was killed during the fourth round
of it boxing match here tonight with
Harry Fay, Louisville, when Fay knock
ed hint against the ropes so that be fell
and struek his head against the floor.
Physicians said death was almost in
stantaneous. Fay Fas arrested on a
(barge of manslaughter.
With Oar Affvertlgera.
C. H. Barrier It Co. are selling sugar
at $6.50 per 100 pounds, on sale any
time. See new ad. today.
Refrigerators at one-third off at Con
cord Furniture Co. —less thsn the price
of a common ice box.
If you don’t believe it —go to Pstt
Covington’s and see. *
Everything for men to wear this sum
mer weather at Hoover’s.
Coal, wood, lime, cement, plaster and
mortor colors at K. L. Craven A Sons.
W. J. Hetheox sells and installs light
ing fixtures that are right.
T* Open Taxes Far lan ration Septem
. (By the Associated Press)
Washington, July 22.—Income tax rec-
I ords for the last year will be opened for
public inspection by all Internal Reve-
I sue Collector* September let.
Announcement of the date was made
Iftoday by the Internal Revenue Bureau
II fc , ii - adwlrawl A.i »L- __ *
If finer Iv WfiH ■Qvlltnj lltl IOC rWOITIo
should be completed before that time.
i v v
CONCORD, N. C„ WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1925 (
fall B¥ BROTHER
! HEEDED IF RUSSELL
SCOTT IS TO LIVE
Unless Russell Scott Surrend
ers and Confesses, Bussed
Scott Will Be Put to Deatlf
Message Said to Have Been
From Robert Scott i n
Which Confession Was
Made, Believed to Be Hoax
(By tbs Associated Prgssl
Chicago. July 22-—Only the surrender
nnd confession of Robert Scott, can save
his brother Russell from the noose, dang
ling ready for li's execution Friday morn
Unless Robert returns, Governor Small
has indicated there will "be no further
reprieve to snatch Russell from the gal
lows from which he wus saved last Fri
day. Russell only hope on his
Return of the brother is also the ob
jective of frenzied efforts of Scott’s rela
tives and friends who have left no stone
unturned to save him.
Robert's whereabouts is unknown. He
was indicted with Russell for the murder
of Joseph Maurer, a drug clerk, in a
holdup, but never was apprehended. A,
message signed with his name, which
reached the Governor last Thursday and
caused delay of a week in the execution,,
is thought to be a hoax. It came from
Detroit where Jas. M. Ball, a telegraph
operator, retracted the story of having
seen the murder nnd that Robert fired
the fatal shot. 'Radio appeals to Robert
will be made by Scott's wife, Catherine,
and by his aged father. They will aug
ment wire pleas sent by the family to
President Coolidge, urging thgt the Esec
tive ask the governor for leniency.
Detroit club women have raised $3,-
300 to make a last effort to prevent the
hanging. Clarence S. Darrow, defender
of Loeb and Leopold, in Dayton, Tenn.,
said he cquld not serve, but that he
had telegraphed Governor Small asking
Harry Houdint Charged With Wrecking
| Interior of Office of Houdnii & Co.
(By the Associated Pres.)
'New York, Ju)y 22, —A suraons is
out for Harry Houdini, handcuff king and
magician, who is accused of staging an
off stage strong man act, and wrecking
the interior of the office of Houdini A
Co., which is in the radio equipment bus
i ' Several days ago Houdini, after getting
'a bill for goods delivered PS nbiuTm' &
Co., when to firm’s office to .height
en things out. There he saw a package
addressed to Hank Houdini. When be.
l<rott sted against the use of -his name,
.he says, officers of the Concern threaten
ed to beat him up and loekec) tbe. door,
lit the ehsuihg fracas Houdini was far
ftom beaten up but a chair and chande
lier were smashed. A policeman refused
to arrest Houdini. He had not been
PUTS QUIETUS ON TALK
OF CHIMNEY ROCK PLANS
Dr. L. B. Morse Says Memorial By
ftorghwi on Cliffs k Not Being Con
New York, July 21.—Tbe carving of
a Confederate war memorinl by the
sculptor, Girtaoii Borglum, on the
granite cliffs of Chimney Rock gorgge,
North Carolina, is not being considered
at the present time, ,Dr. L. B. Morse,
president of the Chimney Rock pro
perties, declared tonight.
Denying dispatches saying that the
sculptor would construct a memorial in
North Carolina similar to the Stone
mountain project near Atlanta, Dr.
Morse said that while the cliffs had
greatly impressed Mr. Borglum, no
definite plans had been made, and bark
ing by prominent North Carolinians had
not been promised.
A properly organized and satisfactori
ly financed enterprise of the nature of a |
national memorial, he said, would have
the support of North Carolinians, “pro
vided it was not in conflict with some
other similar undertaking.”
SAYS RIFFIANS ARE
TRAINED IN THE AIR
Former French Ace Says Rebel Leader
Offered Him Place In Fighting Against
(by the Associated Press)
Marseilles, July 22.—Captain Rene
Fonck, former French ace. and now a
member of the Chamber of Deputies, says |
that eighteen months ago Abdel Krim, J
leader of the Riffs, offered him his own 1
conditions if he would organize an avia
tion service against the Spaniards.
Captain Fonck said he refused the of
fer and later informed M. Poincare, then
premier, of the possible danger to Frnace.
In the course of hia talk with Abdel
Krim, Captain Fonck reports an agent
of the chief declared the Riffians had
German instructors capable of turning •
out good pilots, and that English firms
had made overtures promising quick de
livery of planes.
Moat Give Reason.
(By tha Associated Press)
Washington, July 22.—Treasury offi
cials were ordered today by local court
to show causes why the salaries of school
officers here should not be withheld be-:
cause of the teaching of scientific doc
trines* alleged to reflect on tbe Bible.
| ' '
v&v- t', -2. Jlv&A.
DoesjThis Dam Menace City?
Salt Lake Cityjfs more than usually Interested In the condition of this
dam. which engineers declare unsafe. It is under construction at
pell Mountain.(Utah, 1« miles from Salt Lake City, and If it should col-
Mpao it would igr* 800,000,000 gallons of water on tlr. city. New testa off
* t *ta strength are being made.
Will a Spur Line Be Extended
I fffTo Point Near Center of City?
The , visit of the biff; Southern -Railway
officials to Concord..Tuesday was not al
together as purposeless a trip as ques
tioners were led to think. There was ap
parently a reason for their spending the
day in the city.
It was learned today that the five men
were here conferring on the advisabilit.v
of extending a spur line from the Depot
to a (mint near the Reuter of the city
with n view toward-sinking it eas'er for
shippers of freight in loading and unload
ing. ' , ” . \i[i
The right of way which was looked at,
it is said, started at 'the Cnbnrrus Mill
and followed the valtej to the South of
Corbin street, Crossing Corbin street at
Although.there has probably been noth
ing definite done in regard to the matter,
is is Considered very likely that the
Southern will take steps, to improve the
freight facilities in ,the city. It is
pointed out that "with the possibility of
the I’iedmout and Northern Lines being'
extended to Concord, some of the freight
business which has heretofore gone total
ly to the, Southern, would be lost. It
is likely that lyi •effort wUt be made to re-
FBANCE IS STUDYING • '••'/' i
< GERMAN SECURITY PACT
Will'Cuofer,With OtWrtdMiiltrien toDe
i termhtCi PoMcy to Be FoßowSd in Ne
(By. the Assoclatoß Press) >
Paris, July 22.—The French govern
ment has begun consideration of the Ger
man security note presented to the ah .
lies on Monday and will get ih touch I
with other countries interested to deter-!
mine a policy to be foiolwed concerning
negotiations with the German government
for a security past guaranteeing the
western frontiers of Germany. I
Should it appear necessary tot call'a
conference foC negotiations it'could only
be useful, in the French view when an
agreement has been reached on practical
ly ail points.
A favorable impression made here by
Foreign Minister Kriand’s summary of
the German note was aot maintained af
ter a perusal of the text when it was
PRESIDENT GOES TO
HIS FORMER RESIDENCE
Day’* Outing Provide* Stop at Hall HOI,
Where President Lived In lfilfi.
k <®r tho Associated Press)
Swampseott, Mass., July 22.—A trip
to Pemberton on Boston’s south shore
was on President ('oolidge’z schedule to
day. He arranged to make the journey,
some fifty miles, by water on the May
flower, which has its base at Marble
head, a short motor trip from the sum
mer white house. Arrangements were
made for the trip to enable the Presi
dent and, Mrs. Coolidge to visit their
modest- residence on Hall Hill which was
trneir home. In the summer of 1910 when
Mr. Coolidge Was lieutenant .governor of
•The President also planned to stop
briefly at an outing of druggists which
was being held at Pemberton.
Randy For the Peach Show.
Hamlet, July 21. —The streets of this
city are fast taking on a holiday at
tire, under the direction of a decorator j
as the last detail preparatory to the *
Carolina sandhill peach show reaches its
completion. Visitors from practically
every state in the Union have indicated
their intention of “taking in’ ’the 1923
Hamlet peach show and the manage
ment, realising the importance of ample
provisioin for entertaining every visitor
is utilizing every available room and
through the co-operation of the hotels
and restaurants will be able to take care
of and comfortably accommodate all who
The game of lacrosse was giv*p its
name by the early French settlers of
Canada, suggested by tbe similarity of
Ithe form of the "eroraFV-aa the stick
used in the game is c*l*#d—to a crosier
or bishop’, pastoral staff.
taiu as much of the business as- possible.
Looking over the route for the spur
were J. W. TVassum, general superintend
en; H. L. Hungerford, division superin
tendent ; H. I). I.uckett. division freight
agent; F. M. Hair, trainmaster, and H.
D. Minnis, freight traffic manager.
The matter of the spur for the shippers
in the city was discussed years ago and
was taken up with the railroad officials.
The first time it was discussed was
when the double track was being laid
here. An effort was made by prominent
citizens to have the road officials-agree to
constructing the spur line but nothing
was done at the time. Later another
drive was made to have the freight depot
moved to the place near Pounds' foe
House uiij the qdjapcnt fovri. gftmnffomusJ,
as the freight yaHfcfc
AiS'either. ' j ‘
i If . l!*c .Southern .
hue ta a, pgfet,'hff r/th?' toy
construct n subsidiary freight .station
nearer the Ceiitet’ of'lliC tity; (he present
haul of a milt? would be eliminated and
shoppers in the uptowit' SectioW wotild
be benefitted greatly.'
The officials, in their visit. 1 also are
said to have looked fhto the poMfobility of
extending the spur'line from the prefont
sjde track which goes to the Lqcke Mill. 1
' ! • THE COTTON MARKET
Little Activity in Market, Due to Gov
• , eminent Report to Be Mad* Tomor
(By the Associated Press)
New York, July 22.—Without showing
much activity, awaiting tomorrow's gov
ernment report, the cotton market was
steady early today. It opened four
[points lower to three higher, later selling
| up four to five points over the previous
closes to basis of 28.83 for 6ctobfh 23.97
for December and 23.46 : rof January.
, The buying was chiefly for spot-bouses,
shorts. New Orleans anti commission
houses for evening up for the bureau re
port. While no rain was reported in
Texas Carly and crop reports continued
bullish, the outlook elsewhere was gen
erally favorable. Tlie weekly review of
the local spot ‘ firml, said the boll weevil
Were prefont everywhere, but with few
complains of damage thus for. Towards
the end of the first hour reports arrived
telling of rain jn Texas pan handle which
caused a rather urgent selling movement,
forcing October down to 23.70 and De
cember to 23.87, or six points under the
Cotton futures opened steady. July
23.46; Oct. 23.72; Dec. 23.93; Jan.
23.36; March 23.68; May 23.94.
ICE COMPANIES WILL
BE TRIED NEXT MONTH
Special Term of Wake County Court
Called for the Case, Starting August
(By (he Associated Press)
Raleigh, July 22.—Trial of the case re
sulting from indictments in Wake County
Superior Grout against Raleigh ice com
' panics, charged with an unlawful com
, biuation, will feature a special term of
j court called to meet August 10th at the
request of Solicitor W. F. Evans. At
the time he called the special term Gov
ernor McLean directed the department of
the attorney general to place itself at
the disposal of the solicitor in prosecut
ing the case.
Philip Selgel Indicted.
(By the Associated Press)
New York. July 22.—Indictments al
leging blackmail and extortion were re
turned today against Philip Seigel, who
it is alleged, demanded $50,000 with
threats to kill Edward W. Browning, a
wealthy real estate broker. Browning
recently advertised for a girl companion
for hi* adopted daughter, Dorothy.
1 Nationwide Coal Strike Threatened.
(By (he A Mortared Press!
Atlantic City, July 22. —A nationwide
coal strike, unless the government inter
’ venes to prevent abrogation of th* wage
r contracts in northern West Virginia, is
threatened by Van R. Bittner, chief rep
-1 resentntive of the United Mine Workers
Jin West Virginia.
* TRIBUNE TO HAVE A H
* FOUR-PAGE COMIC SHEET
* EVERY SATURDAY. 4
M Beginning next Saturday and ev- 4
ery Saturday thereafter The Daily 4
K Tribune will contain a "
sfc comic ehcet with its regular <‘(n.,ote
The sheet will contain Mutt"r
£ Jeff. The Nebs, Toonerville R_«s*4
d and R’matter Pop? 4
We want about 15 boys to sell 4
♦t the paper iu every part of town. Ap- 4
ply at Tribune Office at once. 4
WOULD DETERMINE THE
SOURCE OF LIQUOR RING
Want to Knew Where Bootleggers Got
Stuff to Supply 20.000 Customers.
(By (he Asaoetarted Presa)
New York. July 22.—A federal grand
jury is pressing closely nn inquiry to
learn the source of the liquor with which
a bootlegging ring recently discovered
here, supplied 20,000 customers in 29
states by shipping trunks.
A subpoena has been served on the
trunking firm of O’Connor & Young, em
ployed by the bootlegging ring which was
broken up last week with the arrests of
Jacob Kirschenblatt, atlas Iviixch, and
seven associates including one woman.
District Attorney Buckner purposes
trailing the source of liquor back through
the transportation records. He said that
two lofts were used as cutting plants
where supposed high grade and deep sea
liquor was diluted for the bootlegging
As fast as any cases are completed
against any individual or group tire grand
jury will be asked to return indictments
without waiting for completion of the
investigation which may require several
New York. July 22.—Jacob Firschen
blatt, alias Jacob Kirsch. and Sol Dam
sky. who were among those arrested hist
week in a government raid on an alleged
mail order bootlegging plant, were in
dicted today by the federal grand jury
on a charge of posessing 480 counter
feit international revenue stamps.
CONVICT IS SHOT IN
EFFORT TO ESCAPE
Augustus Lasane. Convicted Passer of
Love Note, WIU Recover.
Lexington, July 21.—Augustus La
sane, the negro convicted here at the
recent term of superior court for passing
a love note to n white girl and sentenced
to two yeaTN on the county roads, was
shot while attempting to escape from the
i'(l linn in the hack from head to waist,
if was reported here, hut none of them
a-re.ithouglit .'to have, .penetrated deep
epoMgbi to; prove Xenons. ,!> '!•* * oin i «**
According to information given "the
sheriff by Supt. Hired Everhart of the
county road camp, it was discovered.
Saturday that- Lasaue and Edgar Wil
liams : had succeeded in getting hold -of
a file and had filed their chains in two
ahd tied them together -with' light
strings. Guards were warned'' to keep
close- -watch on them after tbe discovery
of this preparation for escape.
Saturday afternoon when the- convicts
were being returned to. their cages.
Ijasane is sakl to have -made a dash for
liberty between two of the cages. Guard
Tysinger fired a load, of buckshot that
entered a tree beside. Ladane'h head hut
tie warning was. not heeded and the
flight continued. Then the guard fired
a j charge of lighter ebot and Succeeded in
stopping the flight- c-
DENY CHARGESu.t‘f su.j
/ - j f) ; s on /-i
Patterson and Watkins Not Guilty of
Charges Against Them,' They Declare:
(By the Associated
Richmond, July 22.—R. R. Patterson,
general manager, arid Tucker C. Watkins
of the Tobacco Growers Co-operative As
sociation, both emphatically denied today
charges by J. A. Wade, a Halifax coun
ty farmer, that they had entered into a
secret compact to re-dry tobacco, and
had pocketed a half million dollars that
rightfully belonged to the association.
Oliver J. Sands, executive manager and
chairman of the finance committee, char
acterized the suit ah an “effort to dis
credit the work of the Association and
to handicap it in its further efforts.” He
said so far as officials of the Association
were coUeerned the accusations against
Patterson, Watkins and Edmondson were
Suit Against Co-op Officials.
Danville, Va., July 22.—Charges that
R. R. Patterson, general manager of
the Tobacco Growers’ Co-opej-ative Asso
ciation, and Tucker C. Watkins, and F.
R. Edmondson, other officers, entered into
a secret compact to re-dry tobacco dur
ing the years 1922, 1923 and 1924, out
of which they made "a clear profit of
$300,000,” are contained in a suit filed
In federaj district court here today my J.
A. Wade, of Halifax county.
Large Increase in Durham Tax Kate.
Durham. July 21.—Four cents more
has been added to the Durham city tax
rate for the current year, under the
amended budget as adopted by the city
council. The rate for next year will be
$l4O on the SIOO within the city
limits, an increase of twenty-five cents
over last year’s rate, perhaps the great
est single year’s increase in the history
of the city.
Increased city administration ex
penses and a lowering to some'extent of
the total listed property values is given
as the reason for the increase in this
The increased city area due to eity
■ extension, however, entered largely into
tbe increased tax rate it was stated by
the city manager, the property increase
flailing to provide sufficient revenue
under the old rate to take care of the
increased expenses incurred through ex
tension of the city lines.
Among the Chinese the old women,
i and not the young, receive homage and
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BJ IP IN CHINA i
Protocol Powers Agree on
Formula With Which to
Deal With the Entire Chi
There Will Be Inquiry Into
the Shanghai Incident, If
This Plan Is Approved by
; the Chinese.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington. July 22—Substantial
accord on a formula to deal with the
whole Chinese problem has been reached
by the protocol powers. Formal acquies
cence Jn some elements of the program
still is lacking from some capitals but
the Peking diplomats are expected to be
in a position to submit tye formula to
the provisional government of China at
an early date.
The settlement to be proposed will in*
’ dude the Washington conference plan for
revision of the Chinese customs, duties,
and participation by the Peking govern
ment in the inquiry and also the British
proposal for a new judicial inquiry intto
the responsibility for loss of jives in the
iVcent Shanghai ritiring.
The plan for dealing, with the Shang
hai incident is expject?d to be contingent
upon participation by the I’eking gov
ernment in the extra terriorial inquiry
and agreement by that government to be
bound by the findings of the investigation.
MUCH MENTAL ACTIVITY
FOLLOWS DAYTON TRIAL
Ohio Educator Regards It As Greatest
Summer School Ever Held in Aater.
Chapel Hill, July 21.— An unusual
view of the Scopes trial at Dayton,
Tenn., was presented at the opening of
the sixth annaul state public welfare in
stitute here today by Dr. R, R. Reeder,
head of the Hatch Foundational School,
of Van Wert, Ohio, who declares in the
course of an addres to a large assem
blage of welfare workers that he qpn
f* C summer school^
reading and thinking and printing ifc >
emanating from that »)tot 1 gt presdrit L
than from any other center 7n the coun
try, he aaid. Tunsl/ i fftt 111-TTri
1 4 WV (Should 1 'he ' protiA' t t4iit we have
that vp are thinking.' TVe bWn among
tie rural communities In Europe, and
siich a struggle could not take pitch
there. is too muoh inertness in,
common people in Europe to have
such a (rial.
“The trouble in China 1 is due to the
fact that oiir missionaries have been
teaching applied Christianity, and these
Chipesc have been seeing that we are
not applying our Christianity. We
have not Christianised our commerce.
We have to deliver the goods as Chris
tian people as well as teach.”
New Sales Record For June Hung Up
By Ford Company.
, Detroit, July 21.—A new June sales
record was established by the Ford
Slotor company during the month just
biased, when approximately 6.000 more
Ford cars and' trucks were delivered to
retail customers in the United States
than during the same month a year ago,
which held the previous high mark for
Reports indicate a continued large
volume of business through the summer
months with a higher buying level than
is usual during this season of the year,
largest requests for additional ship
ments have made necessary increasing
tl»e_ company’s July production schedule,
which now calls for several thousand
more cars and truck than were pro
duced in June.
Sales figure just given out by the
company show that the total sales for
June were 105,300 Ford cars and trucks.
Os this number, 176,256 represent
domestic sales, as compared with 170,-
547 cars andtrucks sold in June a year
i Buying conditions also continue good
in the high priced car market. Evidence
of this appears in the sales of Lincoln
care during .Tune, with deliveries to
domestic customers totaling 892, nn in
crease of 05 over June a year ago.
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(By the Associated Press)
Manchester, Mass., July 22.—Miss Hel
en Wills, of Berkley. Cal., the nntional
women’s tennis champion, advanced into
the semi-finals of the women’s invita
tion singles tournament at Essex County
Country Club here today by defeating
Mris. J. Dallas Corbiere, of Southboeo,
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