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Thursday, July 23, 1025
She Cares a lot
A Lot She Cares?
WIVES OF CONCORD: What do people think of your husbands’ appearance? Is it
your neglect if he does not have a refreshed suit each week? Most men depened upon their
wives 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 all times
by keeping a refreshed suit always ready. Our weekly service-call is the answer to this
ACCEPTANCE OF FORD
BID VIRTUALLY CERTAIN
Ford’s Request That Substitutions Be
Made Will In All Probability Be
Washington. I>. July 21.—Although
action was deferred by the snipping
board todny, indications were that with
little delay it would approve the recom
mendation of President rainier, of the
jfleet corporation, for, acceptance of
Henry Ford’s bid of $1,706,000 for the
200 vessels offered for scrapping.
With four mepibers present the board
dlxeiiisscd the recominndation at consid
rable length but decoded to resume con
sideration of the question Thursday
when additional commissioners are Vx
pecter to be in the city.'
Counsel for the board attended today’s
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meeting and gave their opinions ns to
the legality of the Ford offer in rela
tion to the advertisement of sale. Indi
cations were that this was found satis
factory. while no question was said to
have been raised as to the procedure of
negotiation which has been urotewtert by
the Boston Iron and Metal company, of
Baltimore, but declared by the board’s
counsel to have been regular and legal.
Although ill - . Ford in his offer ex
pressed a hope that, if the ships were
awarded to him. some now on the At
lantic const might be substituted for
several in the list of 200 offered; no
change in the list was recommended by
Mr. Palmer, and the board is expected
to make no ouch change on the ground
that to do so would alter the basis of
the entire sale arid be contrary to the
advertisement Chairman O'connor inti-
mated, however, that some of the ships
desired by the manufacturer might
later be offered for scrapping in another
Among the many interesting things on
show at the Exhibition of Inventions
held recently in London, few attracted
more attention than an apparatus de
signee! by a woman Inventor, Alins Veren*
Holmes. ft is a device enabling an im
portant operation iri the treatment of
consumption to be carried out in t|ie
home, and it is regarded as a great boon
by (he medical profession. Miss Holmes,
who is a qaljfied engineer, has a number
of other inventions to her credit. One
of the most proposing is a new type of
REMEMBER PENNY ADS ARE CASH
THE CONCORD DAILY TRIBUNE
BY CHARLES P. STEWART
NBA Service Writer
WASHINGTON - Money*
money. It teems as u folk
would be glad to take all of
any kind—any good kind—they
Yet federal reserve bank repre,
aentatives from all parts of the
country told Assistant Secretary
of the Treasury Dewey, recently,
that they don’t believe his attempt
to popularize 12 bills will succeed.
They reminded him of his failure
to .get silver cartwheels back Into
"Yes,’’ argued Dewey, "but there
was some sense In that Cart
wheels really are pretty heavy to
lug around. This prejudice against
12 bills is so silly."
"No sillier than a prejudice
against Friday the 13th," rejoined
Still, they promised to try. •
♦ • •
r E country's tremendous de
mand for paper currency has
the bureau of engraving and
printing simply run ragged. Work
ing overtime. It can’t turn the
stuff out fast enough. Dewey's
WlTff HER BLACK ART
Oberlin Nejppp FrigJ)tene<l by Madam X
anti Strange Rite ot Hoopos Poepos.
Raleigh News slid Observer.
Threatened by nn anonymous letter
with the horrible “Hoopos Puoims" and
sent a' |arge dose of “foots and -herbs,’’
Havel Crossing Poci, negro wornuri of
Oberlin. almost frozen with fright, ap
pealed to ilagisjrate J-. M. Waring yes
terday iporning ’to do something legal to'
"break the |ia’iit."
The letter which she received was
from the "one and only Madam X." of
Berkley, Va., "Formerly of Europe."
It tells its pwn sfo.’y :
"Mrs. Hazel Crossing Pool; I am one
and the only one Yltidam X from Europe
stopping at Berkley-, Va. f visit nil sum
mer schools, p’fiile ip Method. X. ,l\,
1 was give!) a large sum of money by a
lady to trick yoq. My herbs and roots
work in three different ways. Make
you have different (llriea-.es. run you
crazy and even go far eribugh to send you
to the Great Beyond. I 1 am now enclosing
a heavy dose which 1 am sure will get
you one of the three Ways. While I
was In Method I rode by your house
nnd buried a heavy dose under your front
porch. You are likely to start rocking
on the porch one moririug and you will
never stop. A doctor cannot do you any
good. Note the herbs nml roots in the
pretty littlri hag. If you throw them
away I got you. If you burn them I got
you. If you bury them 1 got you. And
if you keep them I got .twin 1 will have
you under Contrril by tIWHWr the first
if I don’t send j-ou io tlir great Beyond.
And that means death to you. I am
passing through now going to Hampton.
Va., which is my next stop. I guess yon
know who the lady was in Method. If
you don’t know you will know by the first
of October as I sat'd before. I got your
water on and it is nov,- boiling. If I
don’t get you in October 1 am going to
drive by and do what is known as
Hoopi x Poopos to you. Be on your
“MAUAM X, BERKLEY. VA..
"Formerly of Europe."
Magistrate Waring has ' a clue as to
who the mysterious woman in Method is
and she has a good ehuace of changing
her residence to the top floor of Wake
county's magnificent courthouse, if was
stated by the magistrate.
Fire Losses in StotF.
Raleigh. X. <\, July 21,—Fire losses
in North Carolina during the first six
months of lU&i totaled s3,b.~h'i.l4(i.
Insurance Commissioner Stacy AVade
reportetj today. The total for the cor- 1
responding period of P. 124 was $2,804.-
JEVERETT TRUE BY CONDO
C?H, I SAY, &VCSR6TT, HOlsj AGOUT ’
Ht. FILUMS lysfrs
pSN AQAI Nl « ,
A U.SO OUT Ofr »• ~
idea la to make people-use bigger
trills, ao they won’t need so many.
“i’ll save a bill," la his reason
ing, "every time I get a two’ ac
cepted in place of two ’ones."'
And so he will, but can he get
enough "twos" accepted to make
the saving amount tc much?
SOME more suggestions were of
1. Enlargement of the govern
ment's money-making plant.
2. Bills about the size of cigar
store coupons, such as many coun
tries get along with. The'd save
raw materia! and fit into pocket
books flat, avoiding the creasing,
mussing and wadding up. which
wear them out so fast now
3. More durable bills—tougher
paper, to make them last longer.
* • •
rE trouble with all these
schemes is that they take
time and the engraving' and
printing bureau’s emergency is
right now. It’s already behind
with Its work and the demand is
Something's got to be done, and
"pronto," or there’ll be a paper
money famine throughout the
[ 285. The number of fires iu the State
4I uring the first six months of 1025 wus
!)!(T). For the same period in 1024 the
total was 1,247.
| Fire losses during the month of
| .Tune, 1025. the insurance commissioner
j reported. totaled $202,174. with sl.-
503,100 at risk and insurance involved
amounting to $1.030,505. There were
114 tires reported. Os these 57 wepe
urban dwelling fires, with a total dam
age of $25,872 .and four were rural
dwjfilipgs. with o total damage of SJ,-
Five fires resulted in more tfian one
half of the jjionrh's loss. There wej'e
two in Winston-Salem aggregating $32,-
f)00 qnii three' Ip Charlotte totaling $Ol,-
250. There were only three other nrps
where the loss reached $5,000. These in
cluded a ferry boat terminal at Edcn
ton, $20,000: a lumber plant pt
Wilmington, $7,500 and a case sr tias
tonia, $13,000. Tbe entire loss on the
remaining fires was $3g,124.
A Newspaper Must Watch Its Step.
East week The Enquirer received
through the mails a news item whq'j
read somewhat like this: “Burned to
Mrs. Soandso. a daughter." Xo name
was signed whereby we might know rjit
Now. dearly beloved, within the past
year The Enquirer has published a mar
riage and n!xo that a baby was born to
a certain couple which got us into a
peck o’ trouble. The marriage of two
popular yguug people had not been con
summated. The advent of a baby also
was published weeks too soon.
So. you see. a newspaper u)ttst watplf
its step !
Sign your nainp to news items con
tributed. Your name will not be pub
lislted, bu( is fifed , for our protection.
Texas Doctors ta Advertise.
NBA Service Paper.
Doctors of Texas will advertise.
A tradition that no reputable physician
should solicit patronage through t|le
; public prints was laid aside at the State
Medical Association meeting at Austin
and plans were made for carrying out a
systematic group advertising.
Tile association named an exeeutiye
committee to devise means of advertis
ing that would mark the allopaths from
different kinds of practitioners whom
they do not consider qualified to treat
County units of the association haye
been instructed to publish tjic names of
their members in some local paper pr
papers at regular intervals.
USE FENNY COLUMN—IT PAYS
Don’t Believe in Dusting Cotton.
Monroe Enquirer. * I
One day last week the Monroe Hard-|
ware Company shipped a car load of cal- ;
eium arsenate to Scotland County. This
was to be used around Laurinburg and j
lower Itiehmond county to dust cotton :
fields to kill boll weeevil. An airplane j
was used to dust the cotton, newspapers
stating that “3,000 notes were dusted all
before breakfast.” It is understood that
the airplane owners are charging from
$5 to $0 an acre for three dustings. I
Union county’s way is to pick up fat-'
len squares and burn them, doing this
two or three times early in the season,
and then praying that weather conditions
..0 ¥". V. ' i r 3 -
Genuine Mason Fruit Jars
Pints 65c per dozen
Quarts 85c per dozen
Half Gallons $1.15 per dozen
Yorke & Wadsworth Co.
Hie Old Reliable Hardware Store
V ' , V “ j ' ’ Jr’;.?*/*- '
Union and Church Streets
Phone 30 ~ » Phone 30
All Straw Hats
RICHMOND - FLO WE CO.
$17.50 FLOOR LAMP FOR
Saturday-One Day Qnjy
For one day only we will sell for cash $17.50 Floor
Lamps at the SLASHED FkICE of $12.18. New ship
ment just in. These lamps are the very latest styles that
can he bought. All silk shades with ipterwoveg lace ef
fect. All shades lined making a three cover shade vvhjch
will give excellent lighting effect, beautiful braided ccjgg.
silk fringe with curtain of hartpoftizing colors. The stapds
are beautiful hand painted polychrome and will harmonize
with any furniture that you would like to use them with.
Equipped with two light sockets, silk pull cords, 7 feet
of drop wire and weighted base. Only by seeing these
lamps can you judge the REAL VALUE WE ARE OF
Remember one day only. Saturday, )uly 25th.
$17.50 VALUE FOR ONLY $lB.lB
NO PHONE ORDERS TAKEN
H. B. Wilkinson
QUT QF THE HIGH RENT DISTRICT
Concord, Kannapolis Mooresville, China Grove
Texaco Gasoline and Oils, Alemite
Greasing, Crank Case Service, Car
Washing and Polishing. Tires, Tubes,
Accessories. Quick Tire Changing
Free Air and Water-Water For Your
CENTRAL FILLING STATION
[ may be right' to allow a cotton crop to
be made. „
I It is my prediction that farmers down
: east who do not dust will make as much
cotton as those who do dust. Texas
i farmers generally lope since abandoned
: the idea of trying to kill boil weevils by
I the use of calcium arsenate, llfaoafactur
ers of various kinds of boll weevil dope
work on the creduility of farmers who
have had little or no experience with the
little black bugs with long snouts.
' Fontaine: “I can’t get over it! Tele
I’enn: “Pooh! Ain't I been telegraph
ing flowers twenty years?”