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25,000 Visitors At Fair j
On Thursday Create New
Attendance Record Here
’ THROUGHOUT DID j
Every One Seemed to i
Catch Spirit of Occasion. i
—Free Acts Better Than i
Ever at Night.
ATTENTION OF ALL
Greatest Display in History
of Fair Put On During
Night to ( Astonish and
Never before in the history of a lo
cal fair has there been present such
a crowd as crashed into the Cnbarrns
Fair grounds Thursday night.
Throughout the afternoon'the crowd
watt unusually large but it swelled
with the late hours of the afternoon
and when the free nets started at 6:45
fully 35.000 persons were within the
Dr. T. X. Spencer, secretary of the
fa : r. stated during the night that the
crowd broke* all attendance records,
and while there was no official count
available at that timg, it was esti
mated by the men on- the gates that
25,000 persons had visited the grounds
during the day.
Practically all business housese of
the ejty observed a half holiday, giv
ing their employes opportunity to
spend several Hours at the fair. From
the size of the crowd one would judge
that every employe free for the after
noon went straight to the grounds
taking several friends along.
Every thing_seemed to move along
better with the record breaking crowd
present. There was a holiday spirit
in the air and every one found favor
with every act and\ show witnessed
doring the and evening.
u The show persons seemed to, catch
the spirit of things, too, and there
was an added test to tbeir work. Thial
wag-cap** iaHytTue of the person* pots' ■
ting on the free acts. They had a new
zip to their performance, each seem
ingly determined to outdo the other.
So great was the crowd within the
grounds during the Afternoon that
sale of tickets to the grandstand had
to be halted before the races and free
acts started. Every inch of space
within the two grandstands was occu
pied and thousands lined the fence
which surrounds the track.
The same conditiou existed at
night When the free acts started. Tick
ets to the grandstand sold by the
thousands and by the time the first
act was called 'no tickets to the Stands
The' racetrack, the stands and the
infield were a seething mass of hu
manity when the acts got in full
swing, and when the fireworks, started
a little later .additional .thousands who
had remained on the midway at first,
swelled the grand total that exclaim
ed with pleasure and wonder at the
Every show on the midway worked
tor capacity audiences during the day,
with the various rides enjoying the
best patronage of the week.
The exg'bit hall, the, livestock build
ings, the poultry house and the dog
show building vied for first place in
popularity during the day. Managers
of various exhibits at the fair stated
during the s night .that the greatest
erowd ever seen at, a fair here, passed
through their buildings during the
day. • •
The dog show was an added feature
f of Thursday’s program and undoubt
edly attracted many persons who had
already seen other features. The show
was a very creditable one, larger than
the first one which was held last year,
and a distinct feature.
. Perfect weather prevailed at night
for the fireworks. A cloudless sky
made an ideal background for . the
splendor of the display Snd shouts of
approval greeted the booming of the
cannon and the silent bursting of the
An auto race, something unique in
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The Concord Daily Tribune
* FAIR PROGRAM.
* Friday Night. *
* 0:30 P. M.—Free .Acts. *
)K 7:4s—Ku Klux Klan Pro- )K
* gram. *
)K B:ls—Fireworks. >K
* Saturday. )K
* 1:30 P. M.—Free Acts. •
)K Horse Races. )K
* o:3o—Free Acts. *
•K 8:00 Fireworks. *
fireworks, was perhaps the most pre
tentious feature of the display. Two
autos, plainly outlined in fiery chassis,
raced across the infield, to the wild
acclaim of the spectators.
Certainly no fireworks display has
been more riotously received or more
justly so, than Thursday night's.
The rain of Wednesday night was
driven off by high winds Thursday
morning and by noon there was not
a cloud in the sky. Such weather
was expected to attract a ’big crowd
but even the officials of the fair were
somewhat astounded by the attend
ance during the day. Officials could
not hide smiles of pleasure as they
witnessed the arrival of hundreds of
autos during the day, and at night,
when the total had reached more than
3,000 ears Inside the grounds, no ef
fort was made to keep an accurate
The regular program will be con
tinued tonight and in addition there
will be a short program by Klansmcn.
It Is predicted several thousand
Klansmen will be present tonight.
The Klansmen. according to a ten
tative program perfected during the
day, will be in charge of the program
tonight for about 30 minutes. A pa
rade will be one of the biggest fea
tures of their program and in addi
tion there will be a ten minute speech
BUCKY HARRIS EXPLAINS
HIS PITCHING SELECTION
Did Not Pfyrh Walter Johnson In the
final Game for “Sentimental Rca-
Washington. Oct. Ift.—MP)—Deny
ing that he had pitched Walter John
son in the anal world series game at
Pittsburgh yesterday for “sentimental
reasons”, Bticky Harris, manager of
the Washington Senators, declared on
his return here early today that he
considered *the criticism of his pitch
ing selection by President Ban John
son, of the American League, as a
“reflection” on the Washington pitch
Harris’ statement was made in re
ply to a telegram sent him by John
son from Chicago in which the league
president tempered his congratula
tions for a “game fight” with the
assertion .that Washington lost the ■
series “because of sentimental rea-'
sons” in pitching Johnson.
The Washington manager said he I
had "no alibis” to offer for the loss of I
the final game, and the series. I
“The breaks were somewhat against
us,” he added. “Our team went down
fighting, and I feel that we will be
in the thick of it next year. We are
not dismayed by the decision."
Nashville, Tenn. Oct. Ift. —Dr. Al
bert Sbaw, the noted editor and pub
licist, and Sir Robert Falconer, of
Toronto University, were the chief
speakers at the formal exercises held
today in celebration of the semi-cen
tennial of Vanderbilt University. A
distinguished gathering of guests filled
the new Tennessee War Memorial au
ditorium where the exercises were
Confederate Veteran Dies.
Salisbury, Oct. 15.—Henry A. Ly
erly, J 9 years old, died at the home of
bis daughter, Mrs. / F. B. Miller. 902
North Church* street, this city, Tues
day morning at 8:20 o’clock.
The deceased was a native of Row
an, a Confederate soldier and a most
excellent citizen, a retired farmer.
I NOW OPEN |
! I The 56th series in this old reliable building "and loan j
i I and savings association w'll open on October 3rd, 1925.
The Officers and* Stockholders invite'each and every I
, I person in Concord to take some shares in this series.
[ £ Rurtning shares cost 25 cents per share per week.
[ I Prepaid shares cost $72.25 per share.
[ | Bach share is worth SIOO.OO at maturity.
11l We have been maturing'our stock in 328 weeks.
I R i Tax return day is coming.
I “JUST REMEMBER THAT ALL STOCK WITH 1
J US IS NON-TAXABLE, • [
r] START NOW '
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[si CABARRUS COUNTY BUILDING LOAN AND I
[ I v SAVINGS ASSOCIATION
| | Office in the Concord National Bank i
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* PRXISES PROGRAM .* j
* OF LOCAL FAIR *
)K James Dutton, manager of the )K j
* troupe which gives most of the )K
IK free acts at the fair this week, iK
IK made the following statement to iK
SK unrepresentative of this paper )K
* “No fair in the South is offer- )K
)K ing a better program for its pa- SK
)K trons than the Cabarrus County HK
?K Fair. It is seldom that 21 free )K
IK acts gre listed for .a fair, yet )K
IK officials of this fair did not tie*d- 5K
$K tate to engage this number of SK
IK tes. I have told Dr. Spencer SK
>K that he is giving his patrons the *
jK best program 1 have heard of in $K
jK the South, and I gladly made tK
?K public announcement of my words *
IK of commendation to him.” IK
THE COTTON MARKET
Opened Firm at Advance of 20 to 24
Points. — December Advanced to
Xfw York. Oct. 16.— UP) —The cot
ton market opened firm today at an
advance of 20 to 24 points on rela
tively firm Liverpool cables, contin
ued rains in the southwest, and a
more favorable view of the foreign po
Active rebuying by recent sellers
and a good trade demand soon advanc
ed prices to 21.63 \for December, or
about 28 to 29 points net higher on
the general list. Hedge selling was in
evidence, blit the early offerings were
rendily absorbed, and the market hold
within a point or two of the best at
the qpd of the first hour.
A prominent eastern belt spot firm
estimated the crop at 14,887,000 bales.
Cotton futures opened firm: Octo
ber 21.82; December 21.55; January
20.85; March 2llS; May 21.39.
VICE PRESIDENT IS
GUEST AT BIG FAIR
Ends Two-Day Stay in Atlanta With
Visit to Fair.—Atti cks Senate Rule
in Speed* /.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 16,-7^o4*)—Vice
President Chas. G. Dawes today plan
ned a visit to the Southeastern Fair
as the final event of a two-day visit
to Atlanta, during which he delivered
an address urging abolition of the
power of unlimited debate among the
members of the United States Senate.
General Dawes met with an euthi
siastic reception here. At the con
clusion of his speech on senate rules
last night, the audience arose in taken
of its endorsement of his campaign for
the establishment of a cloture rule in
the senate. His address was delivered
before a large audience at the City Au
J Killed While Watching Southern
Shelby, Oct- 15. —Seeing the train
go by cost little Mary Moore, 18-
months-old daughter of Mr. and Mis.
Lee Moore, her life this morning. The
child was killed between Washburn’s
switch and Lattimore, this county,
when struck by the steps of the “up”
Southern passenger train.,
The Moore home is near the rail
road tracks and while the mother
was gone to the well the child
wandered to the side of the track and
was standing too near the rails when
i the train shot by, the steps striking
her an the head.
Alleged Aides to Chapman Convicted.
Philadelphia. Ta., Oet. 16.—OP)—
A. W. Pereletrous and Stephen Rob
inison, both of *Philadelphia, today
were found guilty in t}ie federal dis
trict court of aiding in the disposal of
$300,000 worth of the $1,300,00 se
curities stolen from a mail truck
four years ago, by Gerald Chapman
and others in New Tork.
France Approves Pact.
Paris, Oct. 18. — UP) —The council
■ of ministers today gave unanimous ap
: proval to France's adhesion to the
security pact drawn up At Locarno.
North Carolina's Leading Small City Daily ■'
CONCORD, N. C., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1925
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A NewJ'Mitchell” Case
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Another “Mitchell” case is brewing in the southwest. Lieut. William S.
Barrett (right), commandant of thp chemical warfare unit at Fort Bliss,
Tex., is threatened witli courtmartikl proceedings if he carries out orders
of Brig. Gen. Amos A. Fries (tipptjr left), head of the Chemical Warfare
service at, Washington. Fries directed Barreett to prepare several articles
on the service for El Paso newspapers. When Barrett showed his articles
to Brig. Gen. Castner (tower left), Commandant of Fort Bliss, the latter
is alleged to have said: “I’4 eourtmartia! you if you open your trap to
SAYS ONLY THREE MEN ’
ESCAPED FROM VESSEL
.Witness Says Three Survivors Picked .
Up Only Members of Submarine
Crew to Escape.
Boston, Oct. 16.— UP) —Only tho-r
of the Sift members of the crew oT Wk ”
S-51 who were asleep when she was
rammed by the steamship City of
Mome off Block Island on September
25th, got out before she sank. Dewey
G. Kile, a survivor, testified today
before the naval inquiry board inves
tigating the disaster.
“I don’t give a damn for the ship,
but I am sorry for the boys,” Capt.
John H. Diehl, commander of the t'lty
of Rome said, Michael Lira, the first
of the three Slsl survivors to be takv
on aboard the steamer, testified today
before the naval board of inquiry
when questioned about his convcr-a
tion with the Rome’s officer.
Lira said that the crew of the City
of Rome lifeboats almost swamped the' '
craft when they picked him out of the
water, after the submarine sank. The
fitness said that the lifeboats’ search
for survivors lasted only 20 minutes. '
EVOLUTION IS GIVEN
ATTENTION BY SYNOD
Resolution Calls For "Closer Super
vision*’ to Prevent Teaching of
Mooresville, Oct. 16.—<A>)—Resolu
tions protesting the theory of evolu
tion in the public or denominational
schools of the state were passed today
by the Synod of North Carolina Pres
byterian Church of the United States
’ in session here.
The adopted urged “clos
, er supervision to prevent teaching any
thing contradictory to Christian truth
as revealed in the Word of God.”
A special committee appointed to
consider “the whole subject touching
| the teaching in the secular schools and
institutions of the state certain things
recognized as contrary to their faith,”
submitted the resolutions.
. DEFENSE RESTS fN THE
CASE AGAINST BROOKS'
State Begins Rebuttal Testimony to
Refute Contention Brooks Was lir
Hendersonville, Oct. 16.— UP) —The
defense rested today in its effort to
save Bonnie Brooks from the electric
chair on a charge of slaying former
Mayor Sam Bryson, of this city. The
State began its rebuttal testimony to
refute the contention of the' defense
that Brooks was insane at the time
lie killed Bryson.
Just how many witnesses the State
will call was not known but it is
believed impossible to close the case
and give it to the jury today. The
defense today put on several character
witnesses favoring Brooks.
I With Our Advertisers.
See the new sandalwood tan calf
j slipper at Ivey’s at $8.50.
list time today of “Barriers
Burned Away,” at Warner's Concord
See the big Ku Klnx Klan demon
| stration at the Fair Grounds tonight
| at 8 o’clock.
| You get 1,000 pounds of coal free
a with‘a Buck’s all-cast Range at the
J Concord Furniture Co. Sale closes
j tomorrow night.
| A man is never so amusing as when
| he attempts to Jay laws down for the
3 conduct of vtomen.
WILLIS CASE GIVEN TO
JURY DURING MORNING
Judge Grady Defines Law, Declaring
There Is No Such Thing In North
Carolina as Unwritten L4w.
Durham, N. C., Oct. 16.^1/P)— Fol
• Towing a charge which repaired more
thrfii ail hour to be delivered, the ease
charging Robert H. Willis, of Colum
bia, S. C.. with the murder of his
wife and Ralph D. Gorton was given
to the jury at 10.27 o'clock this
morning. Judge' Henry A. Grady in
delivering his charge, declared there
was no such thing in North Carolina
as the unwritten law. which the state
contended was used by the defense in
building up its case.
Judge Grady told the jury that Wil
lis had pleaded self defense aud if
they believed his testimony then they
should return a verdict of not guilty.
On the other hand, the judge ileelared.
the state contends that Willis is
(guilty of committing premeditated
murder and "if the state has proven to
you beyond a reasonable doubt that
W T illis killed in cold blood, then you
•should return a verdict of murder in
the first degree.”
QUEEN MOTHER OF
ENGLAND NOT DEAD
Rumor That Queen Mother Alexandra
Was Dead Spread Throughout Lon
don and Is Officially Denied.
Londpn, Oct, I(l.—t/P) —A rumor
that Queen Mother Alexandra was
dead, emanating from an unknown
source, was persistently spread
throughout London this afternoon,
causing considerable commotion until
it was finally squelched by official de
nial from Sandringham Castle, where
the aged widow of Edward VII makes
An official with whom newspaper
men communicated said, "Queen Alex
andra has just returned from her us
uaF daily drive,, in her motor ear, and
is enjoying her usual health."
The official added that he had heard
the rumor before.
Affectionate Home-Coming For the
London. Oct. 10.— W) —London
gave the Prince of Wales the most af
fectionate welcome of all his home
comings tins nfternoon when he re
turned from his 25,000 mile voyage to
South Africa and South America. He
was greeted at the Victoria Station by
the King and Queen, other members
of the royal family, and thousands of
MacNidcr Takes Oath of Office.
Washington, Oct. 18. —C 4»> —Han-
ford S. MacNidcr, of lowa, took the
oath of office today as assistant secre
tary of war in charge of industrial
Mobilization pahses of the national
Tonight 8 O’clock
CANDIDATES NOW 1
ARE WORKING WITH
MIGHT AND MAI
End of Biggest Vote Period!
Will End Next Monday j
Night.—Are You Ready!
For That Time?
I ONE SHOULD
! NOT HESITATE
If There Ever Was a Time
Worth Money to You, It
Is Between Now and
Next Monday Night.
Candidate today are working with
might and main as the end of the big
vote period comes in sight. Monday
night at midnight, is the fateful hour.
One should not rest. One should
not hesitate. If ever there was a
time wortli real money to you, it is
rile time between no wand Monday.
Consider again seriously that the
value of the four biggest, prizes runs
into thousands of dollars. And the
next awards after the big oars and
purses of gold and silver—CASH.
Think what that means to you.
You can well afford to devote every
wakeful moment between now and
, Monday night to yqur campaign. You
can make up to $2,110 in the next
two days. Take FULL advantage of
the present big vote schedule.
BIG SUBSCRIPTION FACTOR
It's the big subscriptions that count
most votes. By getting a few of I'liese
it is possible for ANY candidate in
ANY district to IVIN a CAR by mid
night Monday night. The race so
far is slow and dose. This is what
you might call OPPORTUNITY.
Campaign headquarters will be open
until 9 o'clock each night and until
midnight Monday night to receive sub
scriptions on the big offer.
All subscriptions, however, mailed :
in any postoffice anywhere before 12 \
o'clock Monday night will count in on j
the big offer even though they do not j
reach campaign headquarters till ;
Tuesday or Wednesday.
IMIN’T DILLY DALLY
This is no tilde to dilly dally. This ■
is time for action. This is the time ■
to win the prize of your choice. If ■
you are ever going to do anything
MIG. do it NOW.
Don’t waste a minute. Get so in
terested that you think “WIN” in
your sleep—it won't hurt you and it
will make you carry on. Yon must
have it in your head if you are to
win. You've got to go and get what
THEN GET ANOTHER
. After you think you have every
subscription you can get, go out and
get another and another. That “one
more" may be the deciding factor in
your favor. Realize that later on the
vote schedule is a sixth of what it is
today. Know that what you do now
counts l-eally several times what it
Can you be satisfied? Can you sit
idly by while some one else gets out
and takes away from you the prize
of your choice—the prize you know
can be yours if you will it so? You
can win. Y'on know you can. You
have it in you. You have everything
that counts. You. by yitpr effort, can
be richer by $2,110. You can “cinch”
your election now. What are you go
ing to do?
BLUFFING NOT PERMITTED
Bluffing or the spreading of false
rumors by contestants in an effort to
discourage or bluff other contestants
will not be tolerated and any found
guilty of this practice will be disquali
fied at the discretion of the manage
Some of the stories put out to date
are so ridiculous and unbelievable
that they should be nailed immedi
ately. The Tribune and Times and
the campaign management to going to
see that such tactics are not used.
An absolutely new candidate can,
by going to it in a big way right now,
establish himself or herself in the
vote score to an extent that consistent
effort will win.
Remember that the biggest vote of
fer of this short election comes to u
close at midnight Monday night, Oc
tober 19. Just a few more circuits
of the big hand and the opportunity
of getting big votes will be gone for
ever. In fact the vote schedule, af
ter Monday will be reduced—and
Would Oust Dr. Poteat as
President of Wake Forest
Gastonia, Oct, 16.— UP) —A set of
resolutions, the avowed object of
' which will be the ousting of Dr. W.
L. Poteat as president of Wake For-
I est College, because of his views with
. regard to the evolution of man, will
be introduced at the State Baptist
convention, when the Baptist minis
: ters from all over the state gather at
Charlotte November 17 to 19, it has
been learned here.
The resolutions, known as the “Bar
resolutions,” will be introduced,
by Rev. W. C. Barrett, pastor of the
First Baptist Church of Gastonia, it
is stated. The resolutions propose
to accomplish their purpose by the
election of trustees for the college
who will oust Dr. Poteat.
Dr. Poteat, whose views have been
warmly attacked and defended by
, leading Baptists throughout the state,
*■ and who, for that reason, has been .
the center of a controversy in the
I church, continues as president of the
I college under the direction of a board
Is Clarence Darrow to be the new 1
style dictator of America? The co
eds of the University of Texas are •
now wearing regular ‘‘Darrowian
galluses" to hold up their skirts.
“They’re just as sensible as the
Oxford bags the boys are wearing,”
_ says pretty Thelma Winder.-'
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WOMAN DIES OF BURNS
IN KEROSENE EXPLOSION
10-Months-Old Infant Rescued By
Neighbors anil Flames in House Ex
Salisbury. Oct. 15>—Mrs. Curtis
Moose was fntally injured this morn
ing at her home on East Horah
street when a five gallon oil can
partly filled with oil exploided. She
died in the Salisbury hospital at 1
o'clock this afternoon. Mrs. Moose
wit 1 a t home alone except for a 10-
months-old bpby, and was starting a
fire in the kitchen stove when the
exploion occurred- With her clothing
afire, she ran to and fell out of a
door. Neighbors rushed in upon
hearing the explosion and rescued the
baby and smothered the flames that
were consuming the mother. Tlje
kitchen was badly damaged. While
fearfully burned. Mrs. Moose remain
ed conscious until death. She was 19
years old. She is survived by the hus
band and infant.
three more material reductions will
THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE
Monday is the big day—midnight
is the final hour of the big vote sched
ule. It's going to be a mighty im
portant time for the candidates who
expect to be the big prize winners.
And the way to get the prize you have
set your mind on is to secure the
largest number of votes. Now is the
easiest time to get votes —subscrip-
tions you obtain during the first pe
riod count the greatest number of
Get the five-year subscriptions—
they are the biggest in vote value.
But don't pass up any one-year sub
scriptions either. They all count and
: count big these closing hours of the
Make a thorough canvas of your
friends and acquaintances for a big
I first period finish—a winning finish.
of trustees which is self-perpetuating,
to ail intents and purposes, some of
those who favor the "Barrett resolu
tions” say. In the past, when a
vacancy on the board has arisen, it
has been the policy of the board to
fill that Vacancy. The convention
simply formally approves the action
of the board, some of the leaders
'The purpose of the "Barrett reso
lutions” is to put the election of Wake
Forest board members entirely in the.
hands of the convention. Supporters
of the proposed resolutions assume
that, fn the event the resolutions are
adopted by the convention, the pres
ent Wake Forest trustees will auto
matically resign, a full board to be
elected from the flqpr of the conven
The "Barrett it is ex
pected, will come up the second night
of the convention, when the subject
of religious education will bp the
main topic of discussion.
THE TRIBUNE ill 1
TODAY’S NEWS TODAY P|
SECURITY PACT IS f|
READY FOR FINAL 9
It Is Indicated That the 1
Treaties'Agreed Upon atM -
Locarno Will Be
aled at Once. |H
RHINE PACT IS 1
CHIEF DOCUMENT I
Around Which All them
Conventions Framed at s
the Present Conferendjall
Locarno. Switzerland. Oct. 18.—C4“) 'MS
—The meeting of the security'
cnco. set for noon today, was
ponod until afternoon, with the
ability that all the treaties negotiated
here will he initialed by the chief del
i-gates at about 0:30 p. m. |KB
Tlte Germans and Boies
overcame the lingering difficulties con- I
cerning the text of their
| treaty during the night, so that lbig Si *j
document was among those ready
the ceremony of initialing. HH
All the conventions framed
pivot around the Rhine pact; and td|||Hil
gather they provide machinery fjM&HB
settling all forms of disputes betW«d||Hpe
the signatory powers. Hflj
"What we have tried to do at
carno,” said a leading delegate
week, "is to render it impossible wfHHg
draw the sword.” nS
MANY WEAPONS SH
IN THIS BATTLE W
Pistol. Jack-Knife. Knocks and Bridge EH
' Timber Utilized. H
Monroe. Oct. l(i.—A near seriougJß
affray, in which a pistol, a
metallic knocks and bridge timhgSEps
was used, was brought to a condose -SB
ion Tuesday evening in the tlaieltiJßH
county courthouse after an
legal battle with two lawyers partici- E|
pitting on each side. The fray it weUtip'Sra
described as beginning over nothHMtjSol
and ending in nothing. flB
On October 5 Sam Laney, age EnHpg
Buford Boric, age 25, and Duke Rorie, S.
ago 23, all Buford township citi*M»jK' : :
and next door neighbors, were phshefJßSf
ing cotton together. One of the
remarked to a little child that if
did not atoji kicking out the cotton lie ■.
would slap it. Laney remarked that S
if he wanted to slap someone to slap
big one who could slap back. The itfrvSß
terchange of uiipleasantries continued, - ®"'
until next day when Laney, .arfianHK
with a pistol and knucks, and
Rorie boys armed with knife and a y®!.
five-foot piece of seasoned oak bridge
timber, engaged in furious battle th 'HE
decide who should be boss of the roML-SRj
It appeai-s that in the course of tfc»"4j»E
battle the weaimns changed liands sev
oral times, and when an armistice «|||K
declared, Laney had two
wounds on tlie head administered by. I fE§S
bridgp timber in the hands of DnMKaßgj
Rorie. Buford Rorie had his shirt ■
cut by a knife in the hands of gup.-S
Laney. Duke Rorie was unhurt. The B
weapons were all assembled in
today, and Ham Laney was charged -M*
with assault with the pistoi, the knifaJMl
and the knucks. The Rorie boys were Eg
charged with assault with the pistol, 'jMI?
the knucks and the bridge timber. -iBHj
After a day in court each side
drew its warrants, divided the costs ih :i |BtJ
the case and went to their homes
Buford to be good neighbors again.
CHOOSING DELEGATES TO j||
GENERAL CONFERENCE S 8
Rev. J. 11. Barnliardt and Dr. A.
Chappell Among Delegates Chosen. W|
Statesville, Oct. 16.—C4 5 ) —Ballot- 'S|
ing for the eight clerical and
lay delegates to the general
Episcopal conference next year waiJH
held today. ■
The following were named on tfeo
first ami second ballots: - B
Clerical : J. H. Barnhardt and
C. Chappell. I-ay delegates: C. 11., "9
Ireland. J. B. Ivey, J. L. Hackney, ifi
J. F. Shinn and L. H. Phillip*. HB ■
Results of later ballots were not M
Thinks Lassiter Proposal Impossible E
Washington, Oct. 16.—(A*)—teMH
Gen. Fox Conner, finance officer of j9|
the army, told the President’s atiKH^
board today that because of the “ecofet M|
oiny policy of the government” the i’fUjf
war department had been unable featt'sE
increase t’iie size of the army air serr»&Hf|
ice as recommended by the board head- ”E
ed by Major General William
We do not dislike the people we '3f
can see through as much ad thoWt^H
who can see through us. E
BATS BEAR BAn« fjjjfl I
Showers tonight and
warmer in extreme west portiep|||
night, cooler in west portion
. afternoon, cooler Saturday night. Iw|'
creasing south and douthweat*