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William Jennings Bryan Willße
Laid To Rest In The Arlington
Cemetery Some time This Week
BODY WILL LEAVE
Will Lie In State In * That
Town During Afternoon,'
and Will Be Carried to Na
tional Cemetery Later.
Last Voluntary Act Was Sign
ing of Books for Friends.—
Felt He Had Done Much
In the Scopes Trial.
* (- / the AMorlatnl Preaa)
Washington, July 27.—William .Tan
nings Bryan's burial in Arlington Na
tional cemetery. Virginia, will be in ac
cordance with wishes ex pressed by him
on his last visit to the capital more than
a year ago.
At that time Mr. Bryan went to the
home of his intimate friend. Ben O.
Davis, in a suburb, and requested that
Mr. Davis do him the favor of arranging
his burial in Arlington.
"It matters not where I may die.” the
Oommoiter said. ”'I want to be buried
in Arlington. Will you remember this
Mr. Bryan told his wife of the talk
with Mr. Davis apd it was to the latter
that M rs. Bryan turned yesterday, au
thorizing him in a telegram from Dayton
tr. carry out the request of her husband.
Mr. Davis obtained permission today
for the interment in Arlington. Detuils
as to the time of tiie funeral ami selec
tion of a site in the great cemetery has
not been completed.
Body to Lie in State.
Dayton. Tcnn.. July 27.- —The body of
William Jennings Bryan will lie in state
this afternoon between the hours of 2
and 4 o'clock while the public wifi be
invited to view the body of the dead
politician and religious lender, Mrs.
Bryan and a council of friends decided
today. The place will be in the home
where Mr. Bryan died, or the Rhea
county court house where he fought his
last great battle.
The funeral party which will include
the widow und an escort of Dayton ■
friends, is expected to reach the national
capital early Thursday.
Mrs. Bryan has accepted the offer of a
special car from the Southern Railway
Co. along whose liues the funeral train
will pass from Dayton to Washington.
The car, a combination observation and
Pullman, will be takeu on the local train
to Cluittuiiooga, whence at 11:30 o'clock
Tuesday morning it will be counected to
a fast train from Chattanooga to Wash
No guurd of honor will be in attend
ance on the body of the statesman, in
accordance with the expressed wish of
Mrs. Bryan, who told her friends:
"We are simple people and we want all
arrangements simply made.”
Mrs. Bryan, altboßgh an invalid *oon
fined.tna chair, continued to display re
markable resolution' in the unexpected
dentil of hey Husband. She gave direc
tions for all arrangements which have
been determined mion.
Freni 2 until 5 o’clock this afternoon
the body of Mr. Bryan was to lie in state
at the lawn of the Rogers home.
A guard of honor composed of Dayton
ex-service men will be on duty during
the afternoon ceremony.
The children of the dead leader have
been summoned by telegraph by their
ni' t'lier to join the party in Washing
The decision to bury the former Demo
cratic chieftain among the country’s mil
itary great in Arlington was the result
of the reported wish of Mr. Bryan, his
widow told friends here. / Mr. Bryan
was a colonel of the volunteers in the
Had Been in Uaual Health.
Dayton. July 27. —William Jennings
Bryan, many years ago known as "t'.ie
boy orator of the Platte,” who with his
“cross of gold” speeeh won a democratic
Presidential nomination and a lasting
place before the American public, is
The end came yesterday * while the
Commoner was sleeping in the house of
Richard Rogers, which had been assigned
him during his stay here, when he came
for the Scopes trial.
James McCartney, family chauffeur,
was sent by Mrs. Bryan at 4:30 p. m.
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: Concord Theatre
(THE COOL SPOT)
TODAY AND TUESDAY
JOHN BOWEBB and ALICE
CALHOCN in '
“The Code of the «
it A Vita graph Picture of the Open
i Also Pathe News and Aesop's
I GOOD ORGAN MUSIC
. 1:30 to 11:00 P. M.
The Concord Daily Tribune
THE LATE WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
- Hr ~
i ’' ~jjiM
M K A JpPr'
to wake her husband. McCartney shook
Mr. Bryan twice in an attempt to arouse
him and then noticed he was not breu'.li
Rushing to the home of a neighbor the
chauffeur railed a physician who arrived
in a few minutes. After examination
the doctor said Mr. Bryan had been dead
HO or 45 minntetr'lspfortr’he ttrrfvCd.
The Commoner had been living undet
a strenuous program since he came here
three weeks ago to assist in the prosecu
tion of John T. Scopes foe violating the
Tennessee anti-evolution law. He ap
peared in excellent health, however, and
was planning to launch a big campaign
this week in behalf of fudainentalisin.
Felt He Had Done Much.
Winchester. Tcnn., July 27.—Before
leaving here Saturday after delivering
an address. Win. ,1. Bryan who died sud
denly in Dayton yesterday, made the fol
lowing statement to a reimrter:
“If I should die tomorrow I would feel
much has been accomplished in the cause
of enlightening humanity. I believe that
on the basis of acoomplishmouts in the
past few weeks I could truly say well
Last Voluntary Act.
Dayton, Tcnn.. July 27.—The last vol
untary act of Wm. Jennings Jlryan, a
group of his intimate associates believe,
was the autographing of four new books
which he presented to Attorney General
A. T. Stewart, prosecutor, and Judge
John T. Raulston, presiding justice in
the Scopes evolution trial.
Body Will Leave Dayton Wednesday.
Dayton, July 27«—The body of Wm-
Jennings Bryan, wlio died suddenly in
sleep here late yesterday, will move on a
special railroad car from Dayton for
Washington at 8:40 n. m. Wednesday,
Mrs. Bryan announced through her
Interment of the political and religious
leader will be in Arlington National Cem
letery, Va., at a time to be determined lat
Tribute By Secretary Kellogg.
Washington, July 27.—Secretary Kel
logg said today of. Wm. Jennings Bryan :
| "In many respects Mr. Bryan was a
! very remarkable man. He had strong
j convictions, high ideals, and was a great
“For 30 years’ he was a commanding
and influential flgure in the public life
p>f the nation, and exercised great influ
ence on the public mind. He died as lie
bad lived, fighting for what he believed to
be the rig Ct.”
Tributes to Wm. Jennings Bryan.
Vice President Dawes: "He never said
unworthy or mean things. He nlay have
been mistaken nt times, as we all are. but
he was trying always to do the right as
he saw it.”
John VV. Davis: "The example he set
of devotion to principle, no matter what
the cost, is one liis countrymen may well
cherish. Many of the things he advocat
ed in the face of opposition now are
among the accepted policies of the na
I Clarence Harrow: “He was a man of
! strong convictions and afivays espoused
bis cause with ability and courage. I
always respected his sincerity and devo
Brother Is Grief Stricken.
Loveland, Colo., July 27.—Grief strick
en at the news of his brother’s suddeu
death, Chas. W. Bryan made the follow
ing statement to the Associated Press:
‘My brother Wm. .Jennings Bryan Ims
given his l'fe in defense of the Christian
religion. He considered his public life
along that Rue as the most important ser
' vice‘to his countrty and the world that
he ever undertook.
“He would voluntarily have offered his
life if he believed it would further the
cause that was so dear to bis heart, and
giving the last ounce of hie strength and
>f his great ability in upholding the Di
vine faith which was in him, would. I be
’ieve, be in accordance with his wishea j
if given his eho : ce in bringing to a doae
his work on this earth.*’
Select Burial Spot.
Washington. July 27.—A spot high on
tile slope of Arlington overlooking the
capital and near the monument erected
to those who died on the Maine was ten
tatively selected today as the burial place
of Wm. Jeninngs Bryan.
Attorney General Stewart at Dayton.
Dayton. July 27.—Attorney General A.
T. Stewart, who as state prosecution of
ficer was associated with William Jen
nings Bryan in the Scopes trial, arrived
n Dayton today to offer his ■condolences
to the widow and to aid in the arrange
ments for the final disposition of the
body of the fundamentalist champion. Mr.
Stewart repeated his expressions of deep
grief nt the death of his friend and legal
Judge John T. Raulston. who presided
at tlie Seopies trial, was joined here to
day by his wife who came from their
home at Winchester on an early train.
Judge Raulston reached Dayton soon af
ter he learned of Mr. Bryan's death.
He spent lunch of last night at the
Rogers residence where the body lies.
(Further detailed particulars of Mr.
Bryan's death will be found on pace
THE CURRITUCK GAME
LAW IS ATTACKED
Unconstitutional and Discriminatory,
Says Suit Filed in Mecklenburg.
Charlotte. July 25.—Sportsmen of Cur
rituck county have filed a suit against
the county game commissioners that may
affect the question of the constitutional
ity of the local game laws, and eventually
may influence statewide legislation in the
A suit filed yesterday in the Mecklen
burg County Superior Court alleges that
the game laws of the county are uncon
stitutional and discriminatory.
Attorneys for the plaintiffs made it
evident that should their suit be success
ful, other county game laws that fall
into tlie same class may likewise fail .
The result would be that a statewide
law which would allow the counties of
North Carolina to replenish their game
supply, would seek enactment, it was
Duck shooters of the state have charg
ed that Currituck county is dominated
by the will of wealthy hunters of tlie
north who maintain hunting lodges on
the expansive sweeps of Currituck coun
On the other hand, citizens of the
county have stated openly that tlicit
county is poor and would not be able
to maintain its share of the tax burden
except for the fees received from visit
One count of the complaint charges
that the Currituck game revenue laws
were passed iif the legislature within
twenty-four hours and are not valid be
cause of non-compliance with procedure
for passing county bills.
Another county sets out that the law*
of the county in this connection are
unconstitutional by reason of their'being
discriminatory in that they charge a nom
inal fee for Currituck citizens, a season
fee of $5 for other residents of North
Carolina and a fee of-'577.50 for'non
resident hunters. • J
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$250,000 For Sargent Pictures.
(B T tke Associated Preaa)
London, July 27.—A total of. 175,260
• pounds Sterling, or roughly $850.(2)0. has
; been paid for 287 pictures by John
Singer Sargent, during the auction
1 which closed today, of the works of
* America nartisiH. This is believed to
> be the record for pay for paintings by
l,a single paiflter.
CONCORD, N. C, MONDAY, JULY 27, 1925
i * ANOTHER SERIAL STORY *
* SOON. *
, * The Tribune is pleased to an- SK
IK nounee that it will in a few days IK
IK begin the publication of another Si
* great serial story. "The Lpuited *
IK Mail." This is high class fiction,
* and a great railroad story. Wait *
IK for the opening chapter. )K
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THE COTTON MARKET
Buying Movement- Started by Absence of
Over Somtejr tains in Texas.
(By the Associated Press'!
New York, July 27.—The absence of
over Sunday rains In Texas started an
other buying movement ; n the cottbn
market early today which quickly ad
vanced prices to new high levels for the
movement, and virtually to the highest of
, Opening firm at 2 to 12 points advance,
the market made net gains of 22 points
within the first*! hour, which carried Oc
tober up to 25 47 and December to 25.62.
There was considerable realizing on the
advance in belief that the technical posi
tion bail been weakened, and insufficient
attention was bejng piaid to favorable con
ditions in tlie hrit outside of Texas and
Oklahoma, but the selling was absorbed
a little under the highest prices.
Cables were considerably better than
due, Liverpool with eommislon. houses in
the-South were good (buyers. Practically
all Texas crop news was bullish claim
ing that tlie plant waV deteriorating rap
idly under the burning sun.
Cotton futures opened firm. Oct.
252.25; Dec. 2532; Jan. 24.00; March
25.0; May 25.46.
PROBLEMS OF LATIN
Speaker Says Balance of Power System
Such as Europe Has Is Gaining Much
Strength in South America.
(By (be Associated Press)
Williamstown , Mass., July 27. —Dr.
Leo S. Rowe, director general of the
Pan-American I'nion at Washington, as
serted at the Institute of Politics today
that a distinct trend toward a balance
of power exists ill the Latin-American
countries today and may have ps disas
trous consequences as had the balance
of power in Europe.
Conducting the discussion at a round
table conference on outstanding problems
in inter-American relations. Dr. Rowe said
“The first of the great problems con
fronting the American continent is to
ascertain how it will be possible to avoid
the balance of powSttotom is its Euro,
pean form. We must devised some way
of preventing that system from taking
National Swimming Championships.
Senatle. Washington, Jtily r7. —The
best swimmers and divers in the United
Seattle this week for the United States
smimming and diving championships.
Tlie meet will be held in the Lake Wash
ington canal, and under the auspices of
the Amateur Atholetio Union. In con
nection with the national champion
ships. a northfest invitational meet will
be held, for both men and women-
Among the notable competors will be
Johnny Weissmuller of Chicago, world’s
efiiimpion in the dashes; Walter Laufer
of Cincinati, whose time in the short
races approaches those of Weissmuller;
Warren Kealoba of Hawaii, who holds
several Pacific Coast records: Clarence
Pinkston, chainptoii highg and fancy di
ver; Ira Benjamin of Detroit, junior
champion fancy diver; Julian Burroughs
of Portland, who recently won the Cana
dian championships, and Merlin Faden
The met is without doubt the largest
of ito kind ever held on the Pacific
Coast. More premier events will be held
(ban when the United States won the
Olympic aquatic honors, and many new
records are likely to be established before
the four-day program is concluded.
Must Pay SIOOO Bunt Daily For 21
New Y’ork, July 27.—A fixed rent of
not less than SIOOO a day. amounting to
a rental of $7.847T>00 for 21 years, was
specified in a lease recorded today be
tween the Parkab Corporation, a realty
organization, and Rit* Tower, Incorpor
ated, controlled by Ritz-Carlton Hotel in
terests, for a new apartment bouse to
be erected on Park avenue at Fifty-sev
The 30-story building, to be known as
“The Ritx Tower," is designed to be the
largest apartment hotel of Us kind in the
world. The lease, comprising 50 type
written pages, was said to be the most
voluminous document of its kind ever
recorded in the New Y’ork county office.
Ask That Winner's Case Be Dismissed.
Washington, July 27.—Washington
authorities asked the District of Colum
bia Supreme Court today to dismiss the
action of Loren H. Wittner, who charg
ed school authorities With teaching disre
spect for the Holy Bible.
Program Week of July 27 to Aug. I
“Home of All Good Pictures"
Monday and Tuesday
GLORIA SWANSON in
“MADAME SANS GENE”
Her Latest ami Best Picture
It's a Paramount
Wednesday and Thursday
“DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT’
With an All Star Cast. The romance
of a telephone girl. A picture with
a thousand tie-ups. Fox Special.
With Jack Holt ami Betty Compson.
A 5-Reel Western and a Good Comedy
COME AND SEE THE REST OF
’ SALE OF MEMORIAL HELF
1 DOLLARS WILL BE SUCCESS
Says O.a. Freeman. Commander-in
i Chief of Confederate Veterans,
Nai’.ivilie, Tenn., July 27.—" The sale
of Confederate memorial ha'f dollars will
be a great success throughout the South.”
declared General IV. It. Freeman, of
Richmond, commander-in-chief of the
, Cnite.l Confederate Yetf-runs, in an in
terview given out here today, following
the conference of southern goveronrs held
in Atlanta last Monday, which he attend
ed as the officially accredited representa
tive of Governor E. I,ee Trinkle. of Vir
At tlie conference, tlie governors and
accredited representatives of governors
of' t'.ie southern stptes officially accepted
quotas of Confederate memorial 1 half dol
lars for their respective states, the quotas
to be calculated till tile basis of white
population and bank deposits, and adopt
ed a plan for a great harvest campaign
in the fall,, to be conducted under the
direct official control of the governor in
each of the southern states.
Following the conference. General
Freeman came to Nashville to confer
with (Jeneral Harry Rene Lee, of this
city. Adjutant General of tlie United
Confederate Veterans, in regard to the
Confederate memorial half dollar cam
paign. and arrangements for tlie next
re till ip n of veterans to be held in Bir
"We can depend on tlie people of tlie
South,” General Freeman said. “It is
their duty to put this campaign over and
lam satisfied they will. It is especial
ly the sacred duty of the sons and daugh
ters of Confederate soldiers to see that
these coins, whereby tlie great memorial
<ii Stone Mountain will be completed,
are sold at a premium.
“We had a great conference in Atlan
ta, with practically every southern stn:e
represented by its governor or an of
ficially accredited representative of its
governor. It was the sense of the con
ference that each state in the South
should take its quota of these coins at
a premium, and tiiiit the governor of each
state should put behind this movement
the full official sanction of his office."
STATESMEN OF SOUTH
HONORED BY PULLMAN
Thirty-Fiye New Cars For Cresent Lim
ited to Bear Names of Distinguished
Washington. I). ("..July 25.—The con
struction by the Pullman Company of 35
new cars for service on the Crescent
Limited between New Y'ork and New
Orleans, via Greensboro, Atlanta. Mont
gomery and Mobile, has afforded ait op
portunity to honor afresh the memories
0!35 worthies of tlie seven southern
states through which the train operates.
At the request of t'ae. Southern Railway
Company* the governors of those states
have s'everaPnomlShtod lists' of statekrrfeii.
soldiers, jurists and publiests whose serv
ices to their states arp remembered as
worthy of every dignity, and from those
nominations the list suf car names have
ben made up as follows;
Alabama—William Wyatt Bibb. Wil
liam Rufus King, Edmund W. Pettus.
John T. Morgan. Joseph Wheeler.
Georgia—Robert Toombs. Alexander H.
Stephens. Henry D. McDaniel, Joel
Chandler Harris. Henry AV. Grady.
Louisiana—Francois Xvier Martin. A\\
C. C. Claiborne, John Slidell. P. G. T.
Beauregard. Francis T. Nicholas.
Mississippi—-George Poindexter, Wil
liam L. Sharkey. Benjamin Grubb Hum
l/urevs. 1,. Q. C. Lamar, Edwurd Cary
Noi-th Carolina—AA’illiam Davidson,
Thomas Ruffin, John M. Morehead, Zeb
ulon 11. Vance, Robert P. Hoke.
South Carolina—AA’illiam Moultrie,
Francis Marion, John Rutledge, Andrew
Pickens, AA’ade Hampton.
A'irginia—George AA'ythe, Patrick
Henry. John Marshall, Robert E. Lee,
CALM PREVAILS NOW
ALONG MOROCCON FRONT
Riffians Understood to Have Abandoned
All Idea of An Offensive Now.
(By the Associated Press)
Fez, July 27.—Calm reigns along the
front in French Morocco where the
French troops arc facing the rebellious
Riffian tribesmen. The enemy is un
derstood to have abandoned all ideas of
an offensive, and the French are not yet
ready to begin their movement with a
view to bringing the forces of Abdel
Kriin to terms. The airplanes alone
are active, continuing to harass the Itnf
tians, notably in the Benzi Zetgtals coun
try which in tlie last few days has re
ceived the attention of 23 bombing planes.
AAith Our Advertisers.
You will find something new in bed
room furiture at the Concord Furniture
Co. Sec new ad.
Run right to Cline's.
"The Code of the AA’ilderness," a A’i
tagrapli picture of the open spaces, at
tlie Concord Theatre today. Also Pathe
News and Aesop’s Fables.
See the program for all week at the
Star Theatre, on the first page today.
Today and tomorrow Gloria Swanson in
“Madam Sans Gene.”
Straw hats at half price at Browns-
Try J. C. Penney Co's. 08 cent silk
hose and you'll go back for more.
H. 11. Wilkinson is the exclusive rep
resentative in Cabarrus county for the
famous Myrtle desk line of office furni
Wind Storm Caused Much Damage.
(Br the Associated Preaa)
Norfolk, July 27.—Several small houses
were demolished, more substantial houses
unroofed, many trees were uprooted, au
tomobiles were overturned and crops
badly damaged by a wind of cyclonic ve
locity that cut a swath a quarter of a
mile wide* and several miles long through
Nansemond county late yesterday. No
one was killed, but many persons had
narrow escapes from serious injury. A
negro bus driver was badly crushed when
the wind blew over the big vehicle and
pinned him beneath.
W. M. Morrison. W. M. Gonrley,
James Russell and Jay Cope left this
morning for Bridgewater, where they will
spend several days.
In Tangle ,
WRI Jr /
One of the most sensational scan
dals that ever rocked British society
was reopened recently when the
Countess of Craven (above), sued the
Karl of Craven for divorce. Three
years ago the earl eloped with the
Countess of Cat heart. The Earl of
Cathcart (below), promptly pot u.
divorce, but the Countess of Craven
refused to sue. The elopers lived to
gether despite th»rf, however, and if
the Countess of Craven gains her
decree they arc expected to marr*.
U. S. HAS MURK THAN HALF
OF TELEPHONES IN WORLD
Has 10.000,000 Investments, to 63 Per
Cent, of All in World.
(By the AMiociated Preoio
piled here recently by the Southern Cal
ifornia Telephone Company show that
the I n ted States, with approximately
30,000,000 instruments, leads the world
in telephone development. Os the world’s
telephones, (i.'i iiereeut. are in the United
States, 20 per cent. in the countries of
Europe and 11 per cent, in countries of
In European countries the average
number of telephones is 12 for each 1.000
inhabitants, while in tlie United States
the figures show that there are 131 tele
phones for every thousand.
Hit* statistics revealed that in cities
fii the United States of 50,(XX) popula
tion or over the average number of in
struments was 177 for each 1,000 inhab
itants. Atlantic City, X. J„ shows the
greatest development, having 360 phones
per 1.000 persons. Omaha. Neb., with
its 284 per 1.000, is second. Pasadena
Cal., with 275; lies Moines, la., 267;
Lincoln, Neb., 262, and San Francisco
with 250, rank third, fourth, ami fifth
in tin* order named.
Chicago ranks thirteenth with 238 tel
ephones per 1.000 population: Boston .’s
twenty-fourth with 222, and New York
City, despite the fact that it has more
instruments than Berlin, London, Paris,
Liverpool, Home. Antwerp. Brussels, ami
Shanghai, combined, ranks in forty-third
Much Accused. But Grateful in Kind,
Charlotte. July 26.—Proffering thanks
for the kind treatment of the welfare
officials under whose charge she had
been since her arrest. Mrs. Nan Dewied
the pretty matron found guilty Thurs
day morning in police court on charges
of cbeckflnshing und improper relations
witli J. H- Sargent, a traveling man,
yesterday afternoon went to the Meck
lenburg Industrial home to serve her
sentence of from six to 12 months.
An obstacle appeared in the way of
the sentence that was quickly overcome.
Inasmuch as she is also being held as a
material witness in the federal case
charging Sargent with violation of the
Mann act, it ■ was necessary to obtain
permission for her lo be held at tlie
home and be serving her sentence (lend
ing this trial.
Communication with Federal Judge
E. Y'atcs AVohb and Frank Patton, as
sistant district attorney, resulted in tjiis
necessary permission with certain minor
Airs. Dewied, despite tlie sort of
charges preferred against her and ser
frank confession of guilty, has been the
subject of considerable sympathy and
has been considered a model prisoner.
Railroad Wants to Issue Stock.
(By the Associated Press!
Washington, July 27.—The Muscle
Shoals. Birmingham & Pensacola Rail
road Company asked the Interstate Com
merce Commission to approve today an
issue of in common stock.
The securities will be turned in payment
for the property of a railroad with u sim
ilar name which the new company in
tends to operate.
France to Be Represented at Exposi
(By the Associated Press!
Paris, July 27.—Foreign Minister
ltriand has agreed to give his utmost
support tor a government appropriation
for adequate representation of France
at the sesqui-ceUtennial Exposition at
Philadelphia next year.
» NEWS m
0 TODAY 01
\ rJtrrmi THIS WEEK
Rumored at Atlantic City
That Deminds of Operators
Will Be Presented at Wage
TO SEE DEMANDS
They Have Changed That
the Operators Are Making
Them Do All of Talking In
(By (he Associated Press)
Atlantic City, N. ,T., July 27.—Reports
were current today that the anthracite
operators would likely present their coun
ter demand to mine workers on resump
tion of the scale conference tomorrow or
Miners have been ex pressing impatience
that the mine owners have been forcing
them to ‘"do all the talking" the past
two weeks. The operators have rejoined
that the miners as plaintiffs would be
expected to state their ease in full be
fore they themselves would return fire.
The miners have in laqge measure sub
mitted their ease.
John I, Lewis, the miners* internat
ional president, is expected to return
soon as indications that the scale negotia
tors will have a busy week.
GIRL LEAPS FROM CAR
ON HARD GRAVEL ROAD
Moore County Officers Were Taking Her
Rack to Charlotte Institution.
Carthage. July 2C>—Rather than re
turn to the Mecklenburg Industrial
school Tilde Moore, young white girl,
leaned to safety from the ranidlv moving
automobile of Sheriff R. G. Frv early
Thursday morning about two rni’es he
vnnd Albemarle. Before Deputy Sheriff
Kelly could bring the ear to a stop, she
disappeared in the thick woods.
How she escaped instant death is n
mystery to the officers. The ear was
making about 36 miles an hour and she
fell upon a hard gravel road. Depute
Kelly believes she was fatally injured
It nd is Hot# •Wirfipni 'the wobds' nenTthe
snot where she made her preilons lump,
in a critical condition or has sought re
lief from earthly worries by jumping in
the Kearby lake.
The Moore county officers made a
futile search for the girl early Thursday
morning, and returned again to the spot
at daybreak Friday morning, am! made
another vain effort to find some trace of
her. In this search they were ioined by
Albemarle officers who are still on the
lookout for the girl.
The Moore girl, with iv companion,
were picked up here Wednesday for the
Charlotte authorities. When told she
was going to be taken back to the Meck
lenburg school Tillie protested vehement
ly. stating that she had rather die than
return. She even beggged Deputy Kelly,
who drove the car to Charlotte, to wreck
That the leap was premeditated was
borne out by the statement or the girl’s
companion who said Tillie lmd told her
she was going to jump from the ear at
the first favorable opportunity.
On reaching Charlotte, the Moore
county officers were informed that Tillie
voluntarily entered the industrial school.
This information together with the
statements of the girl, lead the officers
to believe that she was n child of mis
fortune. She told them she lived in
Greenville, S. C., where her father was
in the mercantile business up until his
death nbout n year ngo. When his es
tate was wound up, it was found he was
insolvent. Faring bitter want. the
mother soon followed the husband: and
Tillie without relatives, says she mar
ried a man who turned out to be a
rascal of the worst sort. From there she
went to Charlotte.
Blairs Give School Site in High Point
High Point, July 20.—Commissioner
David Blair, of Washington, and his
brothers and sisters, have offered a site
of nearly 25 acres for a new high
school building here.
The property is across the highway
from the old Blair homeplaee on South
Main street. The school board in con
sidering the site along with several
others. The voters of the city decided in
an election recently to issue bonds in
the sum of $750,000 for a new high
school building; and the school board ia
looking now for a location for that
Commissioner Blair was born In High
Point, and has always taken much in
terest in this city. He frequently visits
his old home here.
The girls basketball team of Edmon
ton, Alberta, holder of the world’s cham
pionship, has a record of forty-two con
WHAT SAT’S BEAR SAYS
Fair tonight, -Tuesday partly dowdy, .
probably local thundershowers; cooler ia
west portion Tuesday.