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NEAR BLOWING ROCK
Reported Today That Fire
Has Moved in Circle and
b Smoking Out Its Own
Said Fire Can Be Heard at
Blowing Rock, Which is
Eighteen Miles From the
Hickory, Aug. 21.— UP) —The rag
ing fire on Grandfather Mountain
burned around in a circle last night
and is slowly snuffing out its own
fury, according to a Hickory man who
j drove down the mountain this morn
t ing. He said one side of the whole
\ mountain had been left barren, and
the only immediate danger rests in
the possible chance that the flames will
creep »ver the top of the mountain
and reach the other side.
People in Blowing Book heard the
roaring of the great fire all last
night, lie said, and Blowing Itock is
IK miles from Grandfather mountain.
He did not believe the danger would
be as great as first reports indicated.
Long distance telephone communi
cation with Blowing Bock this morn
ing affirmed the report thnt the fire is
subsiding. The manager of the Green
Park Hotel said that persons who
went over last night to help fight the
blaze were returning this morning and
the report is out that the fire is dying
down. He said neither Blowing Hock
nor Linville City was in any immedi
ate danger from the blaze.
DAVID H. BLAIR NAMED
TO SUCCEED OVERMAN
Hcarst Paper Springs One—Harmo
nizes With Butler’s Plans.
Washington. D. 0., Aug. 20.—The
Herald, the local Hearst paper, dis
covered today that David H. Blair,
commissioner of internal revenue,
would be the Republican candidate
for the senate to succeed Mr. Over
man. This was a program which
iMU-Bonised one was assured- trtth
the well laid plans of William M.
Butler, chairman of the Republican
nntional committee, who was said to
think well of the prospects of doing
some political business in North
Oarolinn and other southern states,
where there is supimsed to be a grow
sentiment in favor of a protective
tariff. Mr. Blair, it was furthermore
stated, had recently journey to North
Carolina with a view to looking over
the field and to consult his friends on
f the subject of the senate.
PRESIDENT IS BACK
IN FORMER RESIDENCE
Stops at Northampton to Speak to
Friends While En Route Back to
Summer White House.
Northampton, Mass., Aug. 21.—0 P)
—Back in his home town for a fleet
ing call. President Coolidge visited to
day with old friends and neighbors
before continuing on his way to
Men and women who knew Calvin
Coolidge as a struggling attorney, a
city rouncil man. mayor, member of
tlie legislature, lieutenant governor
and governor, joined in respectfully
honoring him as President.
A light number of intimate friends
had access to the modest home of the
President's father-in-law, where he and
Mrs. Coolidge were overnight guests.
Radium Has Rival.
London, Aug. 21.—Radon, a new
discovery, costs $5,000,000 an ounce.
Although it is the most expensive
substance in the world, its use will
make the treatment of cancer cheap
er. It is a gas-like emanation of
radium and will be cheaper to use
than radium because it is 160,000
times as active. Radon is put up in
tiny glass “seeds” the thickness of a
human hair. The supply is inex
haustible, but it has the disadvantage
of short life. It loses half of its
activity in about four days, while
radium maintains half of its weight at
the end of 1,700 years.
A $40,000 commission has been re
ceived by a Ct. Louis woman real
tor, Mins Blanche Hitzman, for nego
tiating the sale of a sl, 500,000 hotel
(THE COOL SPOT)
| SPECIAL SHOWING
s TODAY AND SATURDAY
A Mighty Epic of the OU W«*t
With Robert Fraser, Clara Bow
Gaston Glass, Robert Bdeson,
Helen Ferguson and Johnny
(10 Reels —Two Parts)
Shows: 1:30; 4; 6:30; 9
Benson New President
Sunday School Asso.
r Elected at Annual Conven-
tion Held on Thursday
Morning and Afternoon
y at St. Stephens Church.
I MEET NEXT YEAR
i AT BETHEL CHURCH
More Than 1,500 Persons
Present for Sessions of
! Convention—D. W. Sims
| Over 1,500 people attended the
meeting of the Cabarrus County Sun
-1 day School Association in its annual
convention, held nt St. Stephens Luth
eran Church Thursday morning and
afternoon. The convention was, it
was said by persons attending, one
of the most successful ever held.
R. P. Henson was elected president
of the association with J. J. Barn
hardt first vice president. Other of
ficers elected were R. L. Hartsell,
second vice president; Miss Rosa
Mund, secretary and treasurer; Miss
Eugenia Lore, suprintendent of the
children’s division; Mrs. 11. M. Cook,
superintendent of the young people’s
division; E. J. Sharpe, superintend
ent of the adult division: J. B. Rob
ertson. superintendent of the adminis
trative division. The executive com
mittee was named as follows: F. C.
Nibiock. chairman; C. J. Goodman. D.
B. Castor, Dr. M. A. Foil and Sam
It was decided to hold the next
meeting nt Bethel Methodist Church
in No. 10 township on the third
Thursday in August, 1926. The mat
ter of holding a two-day session next
year was discussed but final settle
ment was left to the discretion of the
Os primary interest in the day's
program were the two addresses by
D. W. Sims, of Raleigh, general su
perintendent of the North Carolina
Sunday School Association. Mr. Sims,
who is always a popular speaker in
Cabarrus, was better than usual, it
was said. His morning address on
“Lemon Preparation” was an inspi
ration to those who crowded the
church to listen to him. The after
noon talk, “Reaching and Holding
.Adults in the Sunday School," showed
great thought and study.
The address of welcome deliv
ered- by Cart -Haneyeott and the re
sponse made by J. J. Barnhardt.
Miss Lore, who was sechduled for sev
eral talks on the work in the chil
dren’s division, was unable to be pres
ent ami her numbers had to be omit
Prof. J. B. Robertson was called
u]>on by the president for a talk on
administrative department work.
In the afternoon, Rev. Mr. Brown
read the Scripture and offered prayer
at the opening of the session. This
was followed by an address by R.
I’. Benson on the subject, “The Sun
day School Organized for Service.”
E. J. Sharpe, of Kannapolis, followed
with a twenty-five minute address on
"Opportunities for Progress.”
The pennant for the Sunday school
having the largest number of repre
sentatives sixteen years of age and
over, according to the number of miles
traveled, was presented to Mt. Hermon
At the close of< the evening session,
a rising vote of thanks was extended
to The Times and The Tribune for
the publicity given to the work of the
A picnic dinner, served on the
grounis, was one of the most elabo
rate, At was said, ever given in the
It was reported during the conven
tion that three churches of the county
recenily made or are making decided
improvements in the way of Sunday
school additions. These churches are
St. Stephen, in No. 7, Center Grove
in No. 4, and Friendship i/i No. 9.
The changes call for additions to
the one room church which give added
Sunday sthool facilities. The changes
have been advocated by officials of the
county association and it was report
ed at the convention that similar im
provements at other county churches
are under advisement.
Cabarrus county is one of the three
counties in the state which has a 100
per cent association. The other two
are Rowan and Davie. To be a 100
per cent county, all the requirements
of the central association at Raleigh
must be met.
Many Attending Lutheran Summer
Scbobl at Hickory.
Hickory, Aug. 20.—More than 200
had registered this morning
for the annual summer school for
i church workers which opened last
| night at Lenoir-Rhyne coliegge and
I will continue through August 26,
I with an address by Dr. C. P. Wiles,
lof Philadelphia, secretary of the
I parish school of the United Lutheran
I church of the south. He will also
I conduct the, Bible study each mom
] ing during the normal.
The delegates are being taken
care of in the college dormitories
which are practically filled. Others
are being entertained in private
homes. By Sunday it is expected that
a third as many more delegatee will
be here. On Sunday the sermon will
be preached in the city auditorium
by Dr. D. Burt Smith. *
Want Air Mail From New York to
Washington, Aug. 21.—14*)—Peti
tion for an extension of air mail aer
vice between New York and Miami,
with stops at a dozen cities between,
was received today by Postmaster
i'ANOTHER VICTI OF
J EXPLOSION 01 SHIP
Forty-Three Persons Are
l Known to Have Lost
Lives as Result of Explo
sion on Mackinac.
Newport, R. 1., Aug. 21.—&—The
■ Mackinac death toll mounted to 43
today when Miss Bessie Mullins, of
Pawtucket, died at the navy hospital.
Hospital authorities expect that at
least five more will succumb to burns
within the next few hours.
Newport, It. 1., Aug. 21.— UP) —
Relatives of a score of the 42 vic
tims of the boiler explosion on the
excursion steamer Mackinac in the
harbor Tuesday afternoon were com
pleting funeral arrangements here to
day, while loeal and federal and state
officers went forward with investiga
tion of the tragedy.
Pending the complete examination
of the boiler of the ilifated stehmer.
ami questioning of witnesses, the au
thorities declined to make a definite
statement ns to what form the investi
gation will take.
Four person* are still missing and
police plan to drag the harbor today.
More than a score are still in a se
rious condition at hospitals today and
physicians feared that at least, nine
DIVORCED HUSBAND BRANDS
HIS FORMER WIFE’S LOVER
Barbaric Revenge Taken By Chicago
Man in Presence of Woman and
Chicago, 111., Aug. 21.—Ancient
European custom demanded that
thieves be branded, sometimes on the
forehead, so that they might always
"And why not brand the thief of
one’s wife,” asked Victor Feleci, 30,
today as Walter Johnson, 25-year
old mechanic, lay helpless, tied hand
and foot before him in the Feleci
Feleci's wife, Rose, only 19, later
told the police Feleci lit a gas jet
and heated a piece of wire. When the.
wire was white hot Feleci drew a
revolver and poked into Johnson’s
"Now,” Feleci said to Johnson,
“I’m going to brand you, and if you
make a noise I’ll kill you.”
The' little daughter. Coehettn. 27
months old, thought it a strange
proceeding and laughed.
There was a sizzling and the
odor of burning flesh—and a stilled
groan from Johnson.
Six hours later Johnson appeared
at the East Chicago avenue station
with Feleci’s initials "V. F.” seared
in scrawing three-inch high letters
deep into his cheek.
Sometime ago. Mrs. Feleci said,
Feleci stnrted to mistreat her, to
bent her and to stay away from
“I could have stood the beating,”
she said, "but he was out with
women, so we separated. In May I
went to Johnson’s room on Centre
"This morning Feleci came back
home. He went out and about 11
o’clock came back with Johnson.
And thqn that burning,” she snid,
and, after a pause, she continued.
"But he had no right to do it. He’s
no longer my husband. I got my
divorce from him yesterday.”
Answers to Reporter’s Queries Would
London, Aug. 21.—George Bernard
Shaw refuses to be exploited. He
has views only at a price.
A young newspaper man conceived
the idea of presenting a questionaire
The questionaire was returned un
answered, but by the side of each
question was penciled the price of the
Shaw agreed to answer six of the
questions for 965,000.
With Our Advertisers.
, The Ruth-Kesler Shoe Store has
decided to make one clean sweep of
ail broken lots of summer footwear,
regardless of price. For three days,
Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, the
shoes will be divided into three groups
, at $1.95, $2.95 and $3.95. All white
. slippers at $2.95. Go early and get
I your size.
A dollar down will put a Sellers
! kitchen cabinet in your home. See
ad. of Concord Furniture Co.
Special Showing today and Satur
day of “The Scarlet West” at the
[ Concord Theatre. This is a mighty
, epic of the west —ten reels in two
The Kidd-Frix Co. has types of
! Victrolas that will meet the demands
( of the most fastidious.
, Final clearance of white footwear
» at Iveys. Prices from 95 cents to
I Country ham, chickens, fish, etc., at
l Cabarrus Cash Grocery Co.
i The Fall millinery is now assembled
at the store of J. C. Penney Co.
, WIU Support La Folletto.
Milwaukee, Wig., Aug. 21.— (A') —
- Congressman J. G. Shaver, of Mil
- waukee, announced today his support
i of Robert M. La Follette, Jr., in
, bis campaign for the Republican nom-1
r ination for senator in a special pri-l
mary election September 15th.
CONCORD, N. C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1925
'.-v, Bryan Bust for Dayton .
To the Rhea Central High School at Dayton, Tenn., the town wheri
William Jennings Bryan made his last fight for his principles, this bus!
if the late commoner has been presented by the sculptress. Miss Amuj
Kermlnger of Cleveland. Bryan jjoee 1 * for It in Cleveland on June 131
GOVERNOR ASKED FOU
EXTM COURT TBM
Formal Request for Spe
cial Session of Court to
Try W. B. Cole Reaches
* Raleigh. Aug: 21.—0P>—Governor
McLean has been asked to order a
special term of Superior Court for
Richmond County for the trial of W.
B. Cole, millionaire cotton mill man
charged with the murder of W. W.
Ormond. This announcement was
made from the Governor’s office last
The petition for a special term was
made by Solicitor Don Phillips and
Judge P. A. McElroy, and it said to
be opposed by counsel representing.
Oole. An announcement from the
Governor’s office stated that no decis
ion on granting the special term will
be made until Governor McLean re
turns to the state.
WORRIED BY BOBBED HAIR.
GIRL TRIES TO END LIFE
Disappears, and Mother Fears She
CommJted Suicide. I
Chicago. Aug. 21. So depressed
and nervous over her appearance in
a shingle bob, Rose Fallon, 17. of
Evanston, has disappeared, and her
mother believes she was bent on sui
Her parents thwarted an attempt at
suicide three days ago. Tiie girl had
refused to work since she had bobbed
her hair, and resisted efforts to make
her go out of the house and mingle
"She got a shingle bob,” the mother
said, “and she didn’t like the way it
looked. She seemed greatly displeased
with herself because of her hair, and
yesterday I heard her saying that she
would drown herself.”
Wirelsss Motion Pictures.
London. Aug. 21.—Motion pictures
of a windmill in action are said to
have been projected, with the aid of
radio, on a screen five miles away.
The inventor Francis Jenkins, pre
dicts that his apparatus will be suf
ficiently developed in a year'ss time
i to make wireless motion pictures prac
-1 tical for commercial use.
i Grandfather Mountain Is
a Raging Mass of Flames
Blowing Rock, Aug. 20. —Perhaps
one of the biggest forest firds in his
tory is now' ranging in the Blue Ridge
Mountains, near Linville and Blowing
Rock. Grandfather Mountain, which
is government property and is the
scene which was proposed some time
ago for a national park, is now u rag
ing mass of flames due to t'iie fact that
there has been practically no rain in
the mountains this summer. The fire
is spreading at a terrific rate. A
strong wind tends to facilitate this.
Numerous smaller fires can be ob
served to spring up in various ad
jacent sections of the mountains. Ef
forts to fight the fire seem futtile, due
to the strong winds and general
drought. The - flames are spreading
at such a great rate that any efforts
to check them seem useless. The
only hope is for a heavy rain which
at thix time does not seem likely.
I Unless rain comes soon there is no
telling how great the loss will be!
It has been estimated that already
millions of dollars worth of timber
TO MEXICO SUNDAY
Road Experts From State
to Build System of Fed
eral Roads in Mexico at
■ "ftaVefgh, Aug.' 21.—Uto—The con
struction of a system of federal high
ways in Mexico will be in charge of
a corps of engineers tnken from the
North Carolina State Highway Com
mission. O. N. Connor, state con
struction engineer, will leave for Mex
ico Sunday and will be followed in a
few days by E. I). Cruise, W. D.
Summerville. G. T. Giles, and A. K.
Haxton, engineers now with the State
Highway Commission. Chas. M. Up
ham, state highway engineer, will net
in the capacity of consulting engineer,
but will remain in Raleigh.
Mexico contemplates spending about
$1,000,000 per months rod roads.
TWO TRAINMEN DIE
AS 2 TRAINS CRASH
Fifteen Passengers Were Seriously
I Hurt and 75 Others Injured in the
Salida, Colo., Aug. 21.— UP) —Two
trainmen are dead, 15 passengers were
seriously injured, and 75 others are
nursing minor injuries ns a result of
a head on collision between two tour
ist-laden Denver & Rio Grande west
ern railway trains near the little sta
tion of Granite, Colo., 40 miles from
Salida late yesterday.
Failure of the eastbound train to re
ceive an order to stop nt Granite
caused the wreck, railroad officials
Steel coaches prevented a wholesale
loss of life.
Robinson Crusoe’s Hotel.
Valparaiso, Chili, Aug. 21.—There
will be very little hardship in store
for any one who in the future may be
wrecked on Juan Fernahdez, the little
island on which Alexander Selkirk,
the original of Robinso Crusoe, spent
part of his life. The government of
Chili is proposing to erect a modern
hotel on this “isle of romance,” and
to establish a regular service of pas
senger steamers for the benefit of
has been destroyed. However, the
biggest loss of all will not be the j
material losses but the charring of'
this mountain country’s greatest re
source —its incomparable scenic beau
Damage Estimated at Million Dollars
Asheville, Aug. 20.—Damages esti
mated by cittizens of Blowing Rock
t<k be approximate! yone million dol
lars have been done to Grandfather
Mountain timber and lands by forest
fires which have been raging there to
day, it was learned tonight in a tele-*
phone message of The Asheville Citi
Efforts to communicate with fire
wardens or officials were futile, as it
' was said that they were all at the
scene of the conflagration. Citisens
said that the entire mountain is in
flames. Owners of Mayview Manor,
a large resort hotel at Blowing Rock,
expressed the opinion that the betel
' is in no danger of struction.
EN FLORIDA RESULT
OF POISON MYSTERY
John Gobel, Wealthy Real
tor, Held In Connection
With Death by Poisoning
of Mrs. H. B. Hunt.
Special Grand Jury Will
Be Called Soon and For
mal Charge of Murder
Filed Against Gobel.
Miami. Aug. 21.— UP) —John Gobel.
wealthy Dayton realtor, is being held
without bail in the county jail here
today follpwing recommendations by a
coroner's 'jury yesterday thnt he be
detained in connection with the death
by poisoning of Mrs. H. B. Hunt.
Testimony was given at the inquest
indicating that Gobel poisoned "the
woman and confessed it to one of the
officers. It was also intimated he
later tried to bribe County Solicitor
Robert R. Taylor, Jr., and Deputy
Cheriff L. A. Short.
Frank Gobel, a brother, is being
held .in jail as a material witness,
while IV. S. Henley who was also
taken into custody, was released on
SI,OOO bond. He is to appear as a
witness when wanted. Special grand
jury will be (ailed in the next few
days when formal charges of murder
will be filed against Gobel, prosecu
tors ir, the ease indicated. The cor
: oner's jury returned a verdict indicat
ing a belief that Gobel is guilty of the
crime, but the grand jury will deter
mine the charges on which Gobel will
go on trial.
FAVORS DIRIGIBLES FOR
FLIGHTS TO THE ARCTIC
Donald B. MacMillan Thinks Such
Crafts Are Better Than Airplanes
in the Arctic.
"Washington. Aug. 21.—UP)—Light
-1 er than air machines like tile Shen
; andoah and Los Angeles are in the
opinion of Donald B. MacMillan, the
type of craft best suited to overcome
the ice hazard that the far north pre
. sent* to the explorer.
The continually drifting ice floes,
he has radioed the National Geograpli
i ic Society, makes uncertain the laiul
. ing of heavier Phan air machines, ns
. one day a fjord may be opened, only
. to be icebound the next.
Under such conditions, he said, a
cache established by an airplane is
“not a help but a menace, but if de~
. pended upon and a plane arrives out
of fuel, destruction is certain.”
“The lighter than air machines can
do the work,” he added “and should
do it'at the earliest opportunity.”
INQUEST INTO DEATH OF
DR. MOSLEY TONIGHT
Prominent Physician Killed After Be
ing Called to Home by Frank Friz
Raleigh, Aug. 21.— UP) —A coroner's
inquest into the death of Dr. H. P.
Moseley, prominent physician of Farm
ville who was shot dowa last night,
was to be held early this afternoon at
Farmville, a message received here
this afternoon stated. In the mean
time Frank Frizzell, aged negro, charg
ed with the killing, was in the State
prison for safe keeping, following his
removal from Farmville early today
after a crowd had gathered.
Reports received here today indi
cated the physician had been summon
ed to attend the negro who is said to
have, been half crazed by liquor. De
tails of the shooting are lacking, but
it is said by the physician’s wife, who
accompanied him, that n shot gun was
used, and death was almost instan
taneous. He later eame at her, but
was driven off by the arrival of sev
eral men. ,
At the state’s prison today it was
stated the negro had been placed in a
section of the prison reserved for per
sons held for safe keeping, and had
not been questioned.
GENERAL OFFENSIVE IN
MOROCCO NOW PLANNED
_ . _ ~~ . I
French Troops Are Moving and Have
About Assumed Position Designed
Fez. Aug. 21.—(A 3 ) —Preparations
for a gpueral offensive against the
Moorish tribesmen have been complet
ed. Staff of General Naulin, the
French commander in chief, 'working
I with remarkable rapidity, has all the
troops into the positions in the line
assigned to them.
The establishment of posts at Dar
El Abbas and Dar El Ayes by the
French and Spanish troops raised a
barrier against disaffection, and in
sures the safety of the Gbard region.
TO NAME MISSION AT
NEXT CABINET SESSION
French Mission to United States Will
in All Probability Be Headed by
Paris, Aug. 21.— (A I )—The French
debt commission which will sail on
the steamer Paris for the United
States on September 16th, in all prob
ability headed by Prime Minister
Caillaux. will be definitely appointed
at the next cabinet meeting.
The Matin says the government in
selecting the commissioners will aim
at having all shadeß of parliamentary
opinion represented, both government
al and oppositional.
Cops Title i
i * y Jgsr
- , -
Presenting the newly crowned na
tional pnblic links golf champion. In
Other Words, meet Raymond Mc-
Aullffe, familiarly known as “Red
from Buffalo.” He beat William
Bherrick of New York In the final
round at Garden City, L. 1., the
other day, 6 and 5. He’s been play
ing goll for quite a while around
New York state.
24 Commanders Under the
New Organization Prob
ably Will Be Named by
Washington, Aug. 21.—UP)—The
long suspense in prohibition ranks
over the names of the twenty-four
new commanders to take control of
the nation's enforcement machinery
September Ist is expected to be set
at rest before nightfall.
A terse statement by Assistant Sec
retary Andrews of the treasury that
he would have an announcement some
time today is taken to indicate that
the arduous task of picking men for
the twenty-four districts to be estab
lished in the United States, Porto
Rico and Hawaii has been completed.
■ For many weeks the selection of
this staff has been a stumbling block
in placing into operation the sweep
-1 ing reorganization which has practic
-1 ally shorn Roy A. Haynes of his pow
ers as a prohibition commissioner.
THE COTTON HARKET
* Opening Tone Was Steady at an Ad
vance of 3 Points to a Decline of
' New York, Aug. 21.— (A) —The cot
i ton market was rather irregular in
■ today's early trading. The opening
tone was steady at an advance of 3
■ points to a decline of 7 points, de
spite some early selling on prospects
i for better weather in the western belt
i and relatively easly Liverpool cables.
- December sold toss to 23.50 after the
1 call, or about 3 points net lower, but
•some trade buying to fix prices at
this figure and covering by recent
sellers checked the decline.
I Increasing complaints of crop de
terioration in the eastern belt helped
j, to steady the market, and prices were
1 a few points up from the lowest at
the end of the first hour.
, Cotton futures: Oct. 23.30; Dec.
5 23.55; Jail. 23.04; March 23.33; May
Prof. Longaker Goes to Roanoke
Hickory, Aug. 20—Prof. F. C.
Longaker, for the past 10 years a
member of the faculty of Lenoir-
Rhyne College and for several years
dean of the summer school, has b»n
called to the chair of philosophy at
Roanoke College, Salem, Va., to suc
ceed the late Luther A. Fox, A. M.,
D. D„ LL. D.
Roanoke College is a standard boys’
college and was one of the few col
leges in the southern stat to keep its
floors open during the entire period
of 1 the war between the states. Pro
feasor Longaker is regarded as well
qualified to fill the chair to which he
haw been called. In addition to his
training and experience as a teacher,
he has had extensive training in
' theological and philosophical sub
' ject, and is the author of several
books and papers in this field. His
1 administrative experience as secre
-1 tary of the faculty of the local in
' stltutlon and as registrar, jt is felt,
- will make him a valuable asset to the
IN NEW YORK CITY N
ine Campaign Has
Entered the Red Filial
Torch Light, Brass Band !
BOTH PARTIES IN 3
At Least Two Candidates *
Are in Field From Each!
Party and They Artj*|
New York, Aug. 21.—UP)—
dates for tiie four-year term as
of the country's largest city ard J
assailing rivals in their own parties *|
with vehemence. The primary (gMi
paign has just entered the red* fire, q
tore* light, brass band stage.
Three rallies with all the pici<fck||
e«que methods of old time campaigns J
yesterday aroused Broadway,
wich Village and Brooklyn. —j
State Senator James J. Walker, 1
Tammany candidate against Mayor j
Hylan. speaking at what he called*» ]
talk in the kitchen with the neigjit?qj
bors, assailed tiie mayor and akMNjpL'il
“I’d rather stand on my record i
caddy or understudy for a windmili??||
Mayor Hylan invaded Brooklyn In j]
an attempt to stem rumblings of die- a
content. His county leader,' John j
MeCooye. warned that theJJfcitinianjr 1
Tiger must not be allowed *to crOdgS
the Brooklyn bridge. |
Bands and hundreds of foliowOMM
greeted former State Senator John 1
J. I.yen, one of the two insurgent Re-fj
publican candidates for mayor, at the]
railway station on his return frowa
Florida. They marched up Broad-.J
way singing “Hail Hail the Gaaifa
All Here.” j
All that the Republicans want mm
his regular rival, Frank D. Water- 1
man. Mr. Lyon told the crowd is "MSia
fountain pen and his pocket book.” M
WILL ACT AS PRESIDENT
Dr. Peery, Resigned. Has Beak 1
Called to Pulpit of Church at Near- J
berry. K. C. ....
Hickory. Aug. 20.—Dr. P. E. Mon- 3
roe, pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran 1
church, will act as president of I
Lenoir-Rhyne college until a per- 4
mnnent one can be secured, it was a
learned today. Dr. Monroe will a»-l
some his duties around Septeoi|M(!g|9
15. when Dr. ,T. C. Peery. resigned I
president, expects to leave for Ire#lj9
berry, S. 0., where he has Been! 1
called to fill the pulpit of the
of the Redeemer. I
Doctor Peery has not accepted the I
call to the Newberry church, pe said 1
today, but he spoke favorably of tak- I
ing up his duties there this fall. He i
expects to go to Newberry this week:Sj
to look the field over. The church 1
has a membership of between 60Q1
and 7(H) members, it was said, some' 3
of them the wealthiest and strongest-!
in the Southern Lutheran church, •% 1
It was announced today that the 1
prospects at the local institution are I
much better than they have ever 1
been before. Eight new teachers have I
ben added to the faculty and among I
them are men and women of force]
and fame, it was said. '
ARREST COUPLE CHARGED ll
WITH “FLIM-FLAM” GAMS I
Jack Lance and Mrs. MaKhn OoM 1
Arrested by Federal Officers in At- I
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 21. —C4 3 )—A gi* j
gantie slim-slam ami confidence, ring 1
which lias been operating on PullmgS:!
trains throughout the south resulting]
in victims being fleeced of thousauMß
of dollars is believed to have beep 1
broken up with the arrest of Joes!
Lance and Mrs. Martha Cole, pmttjl
1!) year old Birmingham, Ala., gfafLJ!
Bert Donaleon, special investiggjMjn
of Solicitor General Boykin’s’ office, I
captured Lance who has at least a I
dozen aliases when he raided a hottsEl
room yesterday. Two other membra!
of the gang escaped, but city, state!
and federal authorities are searching I
i for them throughout the south, -Sa 1
Mrs. Cole called for Lance just qISM
: ter the raid, and Don invited bqp'tM
come in. She accepted, and the iattejr!
. confessed that Lance had sent -jUpl
money to come to Atlanta. This Mel
suited in a federal charge of violating]
tiie Man act being filed against LaiSwl
The Illinois State
]>abor will hold it* annual convtiM
tion at Champaign the week of SmSM
tember 15. fl
SAT’S BEAR SAYS:
i Oyl 1J
Generally fair~ tonight and SgnH
day. preceded by local thunders ho well
along the coast this afternoon l
night; cooler tonight; fresh |H
west shifting to northwest and
winds. . ..ill