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• ASSOCIATED «
9 PRESS 9
• DISPATCHES •
HUSSELL SCOTT FOR
SECOND TIME ABLE
10 EWE MIS
Action by Judge Joseph bJ
David Means Scott Will
Not Be Executed For An-j
other Week at Least.
JUDGE THINKS HE
MAY BE INSANE
Hearing Will Not Be Held
Before August 3rd.—Gal
lows Trap Was All Set For
(Or the AuoNalcd Pnu)
Chicago. July 24.—Russell Scott early
today escaped the gallows for the second
time within a week.
The former Canadian financier, twice
reprieved from paying the supreme pen
alty for the murder of a Chicago drug
clerk in a holdup, dodged the noose for
the third time, less than four hours be
fore he was to have been executed when
Circuit Judge Joseph B. David granted
a stay of execution pending a hearing
into his sanity.
A week ago. six hours before he was
to hang. Governor Small granted a one
week's reprieve which expired this morn
ing. Judge David, called out of bed a
few hours before the time of execution,
convened special session of court and
granted the I stay after Governor Small
and the state board of pardons and pa
roles last night at Springfield refused
This morning the gallows trap, set for
the springing a week ago, stood without
its victim, and jail officials who had left
it standing during the week of grace
were considering dismantling it. The
sanity hearing will not come for several
days, Judge David indicating he cannot
hear it before Monday, August 3rd.
Scott's escape from death today, like
that a week ago. came after he and rela
tives had virtually abandoned hope. His
fnther had called at the jail three hours
previously to bid him a last farewell, the
second such visit in a week.
Sirs. Catherine Scott, his faithful wife,
w! o for weeks fought to obtain a coin
mutation. played what she believed -to be
her final care in Springfield.when she ap
peared before (tie pardon board, and when
stay was not granted, was rushing from
Springfield to Chicago by automobile to
hid her husband farewell almost at the
nvJiute of the execution. She arrived
to find the court action stopping the
REPORTS ROBERT SCOTT
IS ILL IN PORT HURON
Message May Be Another Fraud, But
Police Are Malting Investigation.
(By the Associated Press)
Chicago, July 24.—A telephone mes
sage was received early today from Port
Huron. Mich., stating thut Robert Scott,
brother of Itussell Scott was in that city
critically ill. The call, received by Mrs
Isabel J. Hurst. Detroit club woman who
came here to work for Russell's reprieve,
was made by a Mrs. Manley, who said
that Scott was at her home. While of
ficial* here feared that the call might be
another fraud. Port Huron police started
On Way to Chicago.
Port Huron. Mich., July 24.—Robert
Scott was at the home of a Mrs. Manley
here at midnight last night and left two
hours later over the Grand Trunk Rail
way for Chicago, flic police were inform
ed by Mrs. Manley.
Duchess Quita Hotel Which Bars Her
Chicago, July 24. —The Dowager
Duchess of Sutherland, graveling an
Lady Millicent Hawes, accompanied her
Pekinese dog when it was barred from
the Rlnckstone Hotel /today.
Ginko the Pekinese, barked his
presence in a small basket, and when
the hotel management politely said that
dogs were never allowed in the hotel
rooms. Lady Millicent replied that
“Ginko has traveled around the world
with me,” and that she would find a
hotel where different rutes prevailed.
The Duches is the widow of one of
the largest landowners in Europe.
President Resting Some Now.
(By (he Au«Hat*4 Pvaasl
Swampscott, July 24.—With his desk
in the summer white house clear, and en
gagement calendar almost empty, Presi
dent Coolidge today enjoyed some more
vacation hours. ,
In keeping with his Washington cus
tom. the President will today meet news
(THE COOL SPOT)
LAST SHOWING TODAY
From the famous Nttvel, with
Irene Rich and All Star Cast
Also Pathe News end Comedy
”The Great Dal
Sensational Novelty Vaudeville Act
9:15 P. M.
No Advance in Prlem
The Concord Daily Tribune
| GREAT BRITAIN ARE
! READY TO QUIT JOB
'At Least Million Miners Are
Expected to Answer Union
Call to Quit Their Jobs On
STRIKE CALL WAS
In Some Quarters It Is Es
timated That More Than a
Million Men Will Answer
the Call to Strike. »
(By tt i Associated Press)
London. July 24.—Between a million
and a million and a quarter miners in
Great Britain will go on strike July 31« t
if the notices sent out by the executive
committee of the miners federation to
terminate the existing agreement between
the miners and mine owners is obeyed in
all fields ’These are the estimate* both
of the miner* federation and the mine
Decision of the miners ’executives to
call a strike July Slat was taken last
night. It followed more than a week
of unsuccessful attempts to bring miners
and owners together for negotiation of
an agreement to take the plaee of the
one which expire* oil the day on which
the strike has been called.
Will Hold Conference,
it was announced that representatives of
London. July 24. Late this afternoon
the British coul miners and mine own
ers would meet in joint conference July
2!hh. This is the first successful move |
toward averting the threatened British
FIRE PREVENTS RESCUE
WORK IN BRYSON’S DIP
Only Two Bodies Have Been Recovered.
So Far. From the Mine.
(By the Assn elated Preee.)
Roekwood. Tenn.. July 24.—Efforts to
recover the bodie* of eight miners who
■yesterday were entombed in Bryson's
Dili, a mine of the Roane Coal & Iron
Company, as the result of an explosion,
today were abandoned temporarily.
A rescue party which entered .the mine
early this morning returned with a re
port of a fire Which the entombed men
were fighting at the time of the blast,
and was gaining headway rapidly.
The work of sealing up the section
where the flames are located was begun
Funeral serices for the two men whose
bodies were recovered last night, were to
be held thi safternoon. Efforts to re
cover the remaining eight bodie* will be
resumed after the fire has been extin
DOPE ADDICT CARRIED
“BTUFF” INTO HIS CELL '
Caught Giving Woman Caller a Cube
of Morphine in Guilford Jail—Worn- 1
an Held. 1
Greensboro, July 23.—Ulcift Carr,
young white woman, was arrested here
today when she wit* given a handker
chief containing a cube of morphine by
W. J. Meek from his cell in the county
jail where he Is being held following his
arrest, a week ago, when he received an
ounce of morphine in the mails at the
Under orders of United States Cont
misxioner Lyon, the woman wit* com- 1
mitted to jail pending return of Narcotic
Agent Httffinc to the city.
After the woman was arrested the
jailer searched, Meek, finding about half
a cube of morphine which he evidently
hud kept sewed on the inside of his
shirt. Meek, who is from Clinpel Hill,
has failed to raise the SSOO bail re
quired. He is admittedly gn addict.
BEFORE GEORGIA HOUSE
Would Provide Removal From Office of
Officer Who Failed to Do Duty.
(By the Associated Press)
Atlanta, Ga., July 24.—An anti-lynch
ing bill was today i introduced in the
Georgia house of' representatives.
The measure provides that any officer
found guilty of negligence in a “riotous
assembly or ntob violence” shall be re
moved from office, and the sheriff of tile
county involved be subjected to a suit
for $5,000 for each homicide by the mob,
and “for the full value of property in
jured or destroyed.” •
After fees are deducted, the balance
of the money would be turned over to
the heirs of the victim or victims.
School Elections Carry in Davidson.
Four districts grouping around Mid
way, in Davidson county voted favorab
ly for a consolidated school district, in
the election held Tuesday. A building
to cost in the neighborhood of $25,000
for the use of the new consolidated higlt
school will be erected this year.
In the Wallburg district an election
was also held Tuesday for the purpose
of levying a tax for a consolidated school.
This proposition also carried. The build
ing of the Liberty-Piedmont Institute
located at Wallburg, which has been
turned over to the bounty will be used
for this new consolidated school.
The Big Tent Meeting at White-Park*
The big tent meeting is in great prog
ress. Large crowd waß present Thursday
I night: The Methodist Protestant choir
I sapg for us last night. Kerr Street Bap-
I tist choir will sing tor us tonight. We
I will have three services Sunday. August
I the second. Dinner on the ground at
I the tent. Come, bring a box with yon.
| O. B.
CONCORD, N. C., FRIDAY, JULY 24, *1925
Six Die as Tran Catches Fire
Six men who were "beating their way” across the country were killed when their freight train was wrecked
at Taylor, Tex. This picture shows blazing tank cars, tyhich were ignited by the collision. The men were
rising under these cars.
THE COTTON MARKET
Reeationary Tendency Developed Today
After the Big Advance Yesterday.
(By the Associated Press)
New Yoi July 24.—A reactionary
tendency cove-oped in the cotto.i market
early today after its big advance yes
terday. Prices fell off 17 to 23 poinis 1
at the opening with- an extreme decline
later of 33 to 36, points. Liverpool
rabies were especially weak, partly due to
industrial disturbance* in England, and
to private cable* stating that the bureau
report was discredited there.
Both Liverpool and the continent were
early sellers in the local market. There
also was selling pressure from Che South
anil in the way of hedges. Little change
occurred in the weather news, Texas still
being dry ami apparently going back fori
lack of rain.
Increased activity was reported from
the cotton goods market with sales of!
75,000 piece at Fall River.
At its lowest point in the first hour
October touched 24.55, and December j
24.74.. followed by later rallies of about |
25 points on covering.
Cotton futures opened easy to quiet. !
July 24.42; Oct. 24 05 to 24.55; Dec.
24.77; Jan. 24.20; March 24.5(1; May!
NEW RAILROAD LINES
IN SOUTH ARE PLANNED
Florence. Clifton & .Paducali Railroad
Files Plans For New LWes With the !
I. C. C.
(By the Associated Press)
Washington. July 24. —A plan for oon
"’structm an extensive Hues of new rail
way through Alabama. Teiine*KCe and
Kentucky, was tiled today with the In
terstate Commerce Commission by the
Florence, Clifton & Paducah Railroad
Company, nil Alabama corporation. Tile
projected main lino will bo 255 miles
long, with terminals at Florence, Ala
bama. and Paducah, Ky.
A twenty-five mile branch from Wayne
to Savannah, Tenn., was proposed as
a part of the plan.
Financing of the construction cost
would be accomplished by the sale of
bond*, but no estimate of the cost was in
STRIKE IN ENGLAND
Wool Textile Industry at Bedford Is
Shut Down by Strike Over Wage Dis
(By the Associated Press)
Bedford. England, July 24.—A shut
down in the wool textile industry over
wage dispute* affecting 135,000 worker*,
occurred here today.
Free for all fighting occurred at Bark
er End Mills, where many girl workers
whose wages had not been reduced, stuck
to their poets. A crowd of 200 girls
from other concerns marched upon the
mill and demanded that all workers leave.
The doors were stormed and some of the
employers inside the building were at
tacked, but the police stopped the hostil
ities before there were any casualties.
Mayor Sentences Boys to Attend Sunday
Williamsport, Pa.. July 24.—Placing
them where they Hhall be taught “Thou
shalt not steal,” Mayor Gilmore sentenced
four boys whose ages range from 0 to
14 years to attend Sunday School regu
larly for an indefinite period. The boys
were charged with taking a pocketbook
belonging to their school principal and
were taken into custody when the grand
mother of one of them discovered the
theft and notified the police. *
After pleading guilty, the boys were
shown cells in the city jail, reprimanded
and Mayor Gilmore imposed the Sunday
School sentence. He warned them that
their eases would be reopened if they
fail to carry out faithfully the sentence
Preliminary meets in the horse-shoe
contest will be held Saturday afternoon
at 4 o’clock with the finals to be held
next Wednesday. Already, there are 15
entries in the contest which give* prom
ise of being a hard fought match,
Mrs. G. B. Means and son, and Miss
Kate Means arc visiting in Atlanta.
Charlotte, Salisbury, Kannapolis
8:00 P. M. Friday at Y. M. C. A.
Fancy Diving, Swimming, Races,
The Only Worthwhile Meet Ev
er held in Concord.
All Expert Swimmers
ADMISSION: 85 CENTS
!< American Cotton Goods for Americans”
Charlotte, N. C„ July 24.—Carolina*
Exposition official* sec in the reoeut pro
nouncement of Theo. 11. Price in favor
of a nation wide cnmpagn to re-establish
cotton a sane article of dress for men.
women and children, an endorsement of
the Carolina.* idea, which the Exposition
management has been emphasizing for
the past five years uud which is being
made more emphatic this year o v devot
ing a large area in the Ex|>ositidn build
ing to Carolina textiles and in u well or
dered cumpuign to reach the women of
the two States by the offering of SI,(KK)
in cash prizes for the best designed dress
es (aiming out of Carolina* home*.
The argument of ff&dbly the nation's
greatest expert on cotton in favor of a
reversion to cotton fabrics and the more
general consumption of these textiles by!
tile American people is of profound in- 1
I crest to the Exposition management, for)
they see in the cnngpaign launched by I
Mr. Price tile prospect for a renewal of I
operation on full time of Carolina mills. '
Mr, Price shows ip an article headed
“American Cotton for Americans'*
published in the July issue of “Cotton
ami Its Products” thht the consumption
of cotton lias fallen from 25.7 pounds per
capita to 27.5 in being n reduc
tion of 1.2 pounds phi capital throngh
ou the country, means that the
change of dress By the 4.(100,000 men. wo
men and children of the Carolina.* alone,
lias cost the Carolina* mills ami mill
workers the conversion of approximately
10.000 bales of raw cotton into cotton
fabrics, entailing a tremendous financial
lo«s both by the operators and the oper
atives and reflected in the commercial life
of every community in the two states. If
this ratio is extended to apply to the
weaving apparel only, the decrease is es
timated to be 5 pounds per capita, or 20.-
000.000 pounds, the equivalent of 40.000
bales of cotton, which Carolina mills
should have converted above the amount
of cotton actually processed in 1023-24.
This for the ( urolinns alone, or 1.100,000
ball's for the entire country. On the
INJURED WHILE WATCHING
AMERICAN BLUE JACKETS
Veranda in Melbourne, Australia, Col
lapsed, and 113 Persosns Were Hurt.
(By the Associated Press)
Melbourne. Australia.- July 24.—One
hundred and thirteen persons were in
jured. some of them seriously, when the
veranda on a motion picture theatre eel
lapsed during n parade of sailors of tin
visiting American fleet today. No one
was killed and none of the American
sailors was hurt.
A record crowd turned out to welcome
the visiting blue jackets and many him !
dred* of people crowded ou to the veran
da cheering enthusiastically. Without
warning the veranda gave way and the
spectators were plunged in a heap. The
theatre was on Bourke street.
Wins Liverpool Cup.
(By the Assoelmed Press)
Liverpool, July 24.—. T. . Shephards
Winalot won the Liverpool cnb handicap [
for 2,000 pounds staring run here today.
L. E. Mantoun was second and Plmroas
third. Seven ran.
Joe t'oil, who was operated on for
the removal of his tonsils, is recovering
nicely from the effects of the operation.
Clean Up Week
The Board of Aldermen have ordered that th? week be
ginning July 27th, and ending August Ist, be clean-up week.
All citizens are requested to clean up their premises
and have all trash gathered up so as to be ready to move the
same into the street on the days set for their ward.
Move your trash into the street on the following days
and not before or after.
Ward No. I—July 27 and 28, Monday and Tuesday.
Ward No. 2—July 28 and 29th—Tuesday and Wednes
Ward 3. —July 29 and 30, Wednesday and Thursday.
Ward No. 4—July 30 and 3J, Thursday and Friday.
Ward No. s—July 31 and Aug. 1, Friday and Saturday.
The Sanitary officer has bqen instructed to begin a rigid
inspection on August 3rd, so as to save yourself from trou
ble take advantage of this opportunity. 1 »■
This applies also to vacant lots.
C. H. BARRIER, Mayor
face of it a fad or the caprice of femi
nine fashion is seriously affecting the
welfare of IS per cent, of our popula
tion, and threatening an investment es
timated to be around $2,200,000,000.
The Price article also reflects the
views of Gov. Angus W. McLenti as ex
pressed before a recent meeting of the
North Carolina Cotton Manufacturers
Association at Asheville, in which he urg
ed the Cotton Manufacturers of the Car
olina* to give immediate and serious ut
tension to the question of helping to
popularize their products by advertising
through the various effective channels
open to mill men, preaching thus not
only the merits and desirability of the
fabrics adapted to wear, but the result
ant economy to the two states.
Early in January of this year, the Car
oliuas Exposition management determin
ed to institute a systematic campaign of
education among women of the Carolines,
and organized a Designing and Dress
Making section of the Exposition, offer
ing valuable cash and other prizes to
women creators of dress, and working di
rectly through demonstration agents and
welfare departments in their communi
ties so as to restore, not only the almost
lost art of dressmaking in the home, but
to cause the women to give serious con
sideration to the loss the ('urolinns were
sustaining by reason pf their .(loti(JedJ.pun
ing to the all silk fad.
As a result of this enlarged program by
the Exposition, hundreds of women have
already agreed to participate in the con
test and large numbers of mills manu
facturing dress materials have reserved
space in the Exposition, not only to show
the character and quality of their mer
chandise but to enable the merchants to
got these goods on their counters.
It is very probable that Mr. Price,
dean of Dry Goods and Textile Econo
mist in the United States ; f not in the
World, will be invited to the exposition,
where lie can give endorsement to the
Carolina.* idea and enlarge upon his pro
gram of “American Cotton Goods for
SAY MINERS WAGES MUCH
HIGHER THAN FORMERLY
Since 1914, Say Operators, Wages of the
Miners Increased 5« Per Cent, in Buy
(By the Associated Press)
Atlantic City, July 24. —Anthracite
miners through successive wage increases
since pre-war days now have (18 per
cent, greater purchasing power than in
11)14, operators said today. In this re
spect it was said the miners are better
off than workers in any other basic in
The announcement was based upon re
port* of statisticians who are preparing
the case the operators are ultimately to
present to Cue miners in the joint scale
Miss Wills Defeats Miss Brown.
(by the Associated Press)
Manchester, Mass.. July 24.—Miss
I Helen Wills, of Berkley, Cal., national
women's champion, decisively defeated
Miss Mary K. Brown, of Santa Monica,
I Cal., second ranking played in the United
i States, in the, finals of the women's in-
I vitation singles tournament at the Esssex
I County Country Club here today. The
I scores were (1-2, 0-1.
She’s the cnampton woman whist
player in the United States. Hei
name is Mrs. W D. Thompson ol
Racine, Wis.. and she won the asso
elate members’ trophy of the Ameri
can Whist League at the conferenci
at White Sulphur Springs. W. Va.
IN NEAR AND FAR EAST
Delegates to W. €. T. 1. Convention
Say Younger Generation Is Demand
Edinburgh, July 24.—The young east
is rapidly adopting the social ways of the
west, delegate* from the Orient told the
recent World convention of the Women's
Christian Temperance Union.
Speakers from temperance organiza
tions of Egypt, Burma. India. China and
Japan told the same story of younger
generations of people* with age-old tra
ditions of abstinence and asceticism hand
ed down through religion and philosophy,
making free use of the cocktail, cham
pagne cup and stronger drinks at social
Flora Hanna, a youthful delegate from
Cario. described the Egyptian people us
a race of "traditional prohibitionists,” as
serting that they have no national bev
erage. Young men of Egypt, however,
are taking to western drinks along with
eastern ways, s*ne said. She detailed
temperance work since its inauguration
id Uhlrii-hf'T92?— RDxt Jt» ‘ 7,fK*r
Egyptian women presented a petition to
the British government asking for pro
The Burmese people, according to Miss
Mac Butt, delegate from Burma, should
be prohibtionists by the teachings of
Buddhism. Foreign drinks are increas
ingly used at social functions in Burma,
site said. She attributed the increase of
crime in Burma to increased consumption
of alcoholic beverages, other than toddy,
the native drink.
Miss Asa Matsuok. of Tokyo, a stu
dent at the University of Pennsylvania,
testified to increasing use of western
drinks among young Japanese. There
is a counter temperance movement grow
ing up in Japan, however, she told the
"I am a student, an unfinished prod
uct,” she said in broken English. "But
1 am the fact which prove* that young
Japan is taking an active interest and
i« moving up in the work.”
The situation in China was explained
by Christine Tinting, paid organizer for
the World W. C. T. U., who recently
returned from temperance work there.
She asserted that there was a growing
sentiment among educated young Chi
nese that tiey must be able to drink
western bevel ages to prove their educa
With Our Advertisers. 1
Latest Victor records and player piano
roils at Kidd-Frix Music & Stationery
White kid strap pumps, medium and
low heels, $1.1)5 to $4.1)5 at Markson
Shoe Store. Also patent and satin pumps
in the wanted styles. $2.65 to $5.1)5.
Geneseo Latite Shingles and the best
galvanized roofing at Yorke & Wadsworth
Co. Phone 30.
M. R. Pounds can clean that straw or
Panama hat and make it almost like a
A. & P. flour in six. twelve and twen
ty-four pound bags, family or self-rising.
Two stores in Concord. Many specials
arc now being offered.
Phone 333, or better still “run right
Invitation swimming meet at the Y.
M. C. A. Friday night at 8 o'clock. Ad
| mission 25 cents.
1 Last showing today of “Behold This
Woman,” at the Concord theatre. Added
I attraction: "The Great Dalbeanie.” in a
sensational novelty vaudeville act. No
advance in prices.
! At 9 o’clock tomorrow morning the
| July Clearance Sale of Shoes at the Ruth-
Kpsler Shoe Store will begin. Every pair
of shoes in the store will be sold at a
big reduction. See big ad. in The Trib
; une today.
, Cook wlitli gas and save walking and
inconvenience. See ad. of Concord and
Kannapolis Gas Co.
i Historic Church to Celebrate.
I Charlotte, July 24.—Historic Philadel
phia Chureh, one of the Presbyterian
churches of this section, organized by
Sqotch-Irish settlers coming from Penn
sylvuatk, will Celebrate its 155th anni
versary the week of August 9th.i Dr.
H. E. Gurney, pastor of Providence and
Matthews Presbyterian churches, will de
liver the anniversary sermon Thursday of
that week. Members of the Providence
church formed the Philadelphia church’
Cotton on the local market )« quoted
today at 24 -2 cents per pound.
• 1 TODAY’S •
ft NEWS ft
ft TODAY ft
ATTACKS Bf FRENCH
In the Ain Aicha and Ain
Atouf Regions the Tribes
men Are Unable to Stand
Before French Artillery.
IS BEING PLANED
The French Leader Wants to
Drive Invaders Back While
He Has Chance.—Peace
Rumors Heard In France.
(By the Associated Press)
Paris, July 24.—Vigorously shelled by
pursuing French artillery the rebellious
Riffinn tribesmen in Morocco are hasten
ing their retreat from the Ain Aicha
and Ain Natouf regions on the center of
the line, taking with them the civil pop
ulation of the villages.
Peace terms alleged to have been made
by the Riffian leader. Abdel Krim. have
been published in Paris and London pa
pers. but the French foreign office makes
it dear that unless such proposals are
made through authorized diplomatic chan
nels no cognizance can be taken of them.
(Jen. Stanislaus Naulin, t|ie new
French commander-in-chief, is making
plans for an offensive with the object of
bringing aboard Abdel Krim to the point
where he will have to sue for ]teace. Gen.
Naulin intends to proceed to Taza imme
diately. It is expected the French of
fensive will be made front Taza. about
(it) miles each of Fez, instead of from
Ouozzan, as called for in the original
GOV. McLEAN TO VISIT
ALL STATE INSTITUTIONS
Wants to See For Himself the Work Be
ing Done at the Various Institutions.
(By the Associated Press)
Raleigh. July,24.—Gov. McLean plans
to visit every section of North Carolina
and personally inspect all state institu
tions. lie announced today.
“I have been very much pleased at the
opportunities I have had recently to mix
with the people,” the Governor said. “I
Auu>« txeo ti«k,dttyn so-far, ..trying to .per
fect the organization for putting new leg
islation into operatiton. This has pre
vented me from getting about among the
folks as much ns I would like.
“When this organization work has
been completed, which will Is l very short
ly now, I am planning to visit every sec
tion of the state in order to meet and
personally mingle with our people."
"Also, I intend to visit ail the state
institutions in order to see first hand
the work they are undertaking.
"I have been very much gratified at
the assurances I have received that the
measures being undertaken by the ad
ministration are meeting with the ap
proval of the people."
LATTA ESTATE IS VALUED
AT MORE THAN $3,000,000
Os This Total About $2,000,000 Will Go
to Charitable Missions Under Terms
(By the Associated Preen)
Asheville, July 24.—The estate of the
late Edward I). I.atta. of Asheville, who
died July 14th, is valued between $6,-
000.000 and $8,000,000 and approximate
ly $2,000,000 will go to charitable mis
sions by terms of the will filed for pro
bate with the clerk of Buncombe Su
perior Court late yesterday.
One half of the income of about sl,-
000.000, approximately SOO,OOO annually,
was left to the hospital for philanthropic
and charitable purposes. The son, E.
I). I.atta, Jr., and daughter, Mrs. H.
I’orcher, of Charlotte, and the widow also
share in the estate. A few months ago
the estate of Mr. Latta was divided and
at that time it was appraised at about
Pledges Support of Miners.
(By the Associated Press)
Atlantic City, July 24.—James H.
Maurer, president of the Pennsylvania
federation of labor, arrived today to
pledge support of the 500.000 members of
the organization to the anthracite miners
in the scale negotiations with mine own
Mr. Maurer formally extended prom
ise of such co-operation at a morning
conference held with miner’s sub-commit
tee in advance of a joint scale discus
Fierce Fire in Odense, Denmark.
(By the Associated Press)
London. July 24.—An Exchange Tele
graph Agency message states a great fire
is raging in the new harbor of Odense,
Denmark. Four warehouses and a num
ber of ships are in danger. Thousands
of tons of grnin are burning. Military
force has been called out.
WHAT SAT'S BEAR BATS
Mostly fair tonight and Saturday, ex
| cept probably showers along the coaat;
slightly warmer Saturday in extreme
weßt portion. ♦ •