, PRESS .
SECOND HD Os
The Honors Thus Far Are
About Evenly Divided
Straining Every Nerve.
Don’t Let Any One Dis
courage You by Rumors
That Are More Ingeni
) ous Than Accurate.
* With Honors thus far about evenly
divided, candidates in the Tribune-
Times prize campaign are preparing
‘ ysith feverish haste and intensity tr
make their final stand for victory in
the five days before 12 o'clock this
coming Saturday/ night—the close of
the second period schedule of votes.
Surging forward at the rate of sev
eral thousand votes a clip, all of the
leading candidates are passing through
the final days at tcp speed—straining
every nerve in their final efforts foT
Action Grows Faster.
More general and concerted action I
should take place during the next few!
days than at any other time since the;
contest began and with the race liar- i
rowing down each cf the favorites I
•are more determined than ever to be |
declared winners of first honors. I
Interest in the competition is run- ;
ning high and strong. And it lias not 1
been confined alone to this locality,
but has reached out until there are
hundreds, yes thousands of eager
watching friends who are waiting the
final outcome with intense interest.
False St cries.
It is no doubt natural, with such
intense interest being shown in the
great race that some would attempt
to discourage others by circulating
rumors more ingenious than accurate.
One hears tales thnt are so highly
embellished with frills, so utterly in
conceivable that their untrutiifulqess
is readily apparent. These exagger
ated stories hurt no one but those who
/ attempt to circulate them. The REAL
I eontfstams are those who aretoo
busy either to listen or to be bluffed
by these would-be bluffers.
So on the basis of pcrhonal honor'
the comi>etition is being waged xest
fully. shedding lustre on this inspiring
sight in the'civil pride manifesting it
self. This mighty factor is the bul
wark behind the various candidates;
its reputation for doing things is not
going to let some one else walk off
with the most desirable prize when a
little concerted effort will "bring it
With but five more days in winch
to turn in subscriptions nnd secure
“second period" votes, this race is
steadily being brought to a close and
the end may now be said to be in
Twelve o’clock next Saturday night
is positively your last chance to enter
subscriptions aAd secure “second pe
riod’ votes. Make every day, yes
every hour, count while the time
Very Close Race.
The entire race is so close that any
one of the candidate can forge to
the front and cinch the coveted honors
while the present vote schedule ia in
force. Indeed tie outcome of the
whole battV depends almost entirely
upon what each individual contestant
qevompishe* during the next few days.
Some hard work and real hustling
will undoubtedly be seen this week.
And is it' any wonder? Some of the
are going to win the big
cats for their efforts these days,
othrr live contestants will receive the
cash awards. lus’t that sufficient
/ pnpensation for the very best liust-
Wlng almost “night and day” that one
can make for so short a period of
State Fair Gate Receipts Lues.
Raleigh, Oct. 20.—C fP) —The gate re
ceipts of the North Carolina State
Fair this year were about $2,500 less
than those qf last year, Manager E.
V. Walborn states.
The fair was bard hit by rain this
year. Wednesday and Thursday, or
dinarily the two big dayß of the fair,
it rained. Friday, the weather waa
unsettled, and it waß muddy under
foot. The 'fair continued through
Saturday, in the hope of making up
for lost time during the rain, but
again Saturday prospective fair visi
tors were discouraged by rain.
Weekly Weather bntlook.
Washington, Oct. 25.—The weather
outlook for Hie week beginning! Mon
South Atlantic and East Golf
states: Considerable cloudiness and
occasional showers probable. Cool
Monday, warmer Tuesday or Wed
nesday and near normal thereafter.
Thousands in Persia Killed By a
• Clyclonic Storm; 40 Ships gink.
Karachi, India, Oct. 24. —Forty
vessels have been sunk in the .Per
sian gulf in ' v the worst cycionic
storm in the memory, of the present
generation. Messages from Hushire,
Persia estimate the death list at
from 1,000 to 7,000.,
j Plan Great Church.
[ Washington, Oct 24. —Tfic aation-
A nl cop noil, of Congregational church
e« today unanimously voted sup
port of the plan for erecting in
Washington a $1,200,000 church, to
be the organizatiqh’a national edi
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North Carolina’s Leading Small City Daily
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Premier Pangalos of Greece Is one
o* the leading figures In the warlike
controversy between that country
and Bulgaria He formerly waa
Greek war minister*
THE COTTON MARKET
Publication of Government Crop Re
port Preceded by Nervous Fluctua
New York, Oct. 2(l.—(>P)—Tublica
| tion of the government crop report
I was preceded by nervous and irregu
i lar fluctunttions in the cotton mar
i ket here today. The opoirng was
' barely steady rrt a decline of 4 to 14 1
| paints under overnight hedge selling)
by the South and liquidation, although
I Liverpool was better than due. There I
also were reports of bad weather iaj
December sold off to 21.14 at the
start, or back to the low price touch
ed on last bureau day, but a good
deal of covering developed at this fig
ure nnd prices ruled 10 or 12 i>oints
from the lowest before the end of the
Cotton futures opened barely
steady. October unquoted; Dec. 21.10
Jan. 20.40; March 20.05: Mav 20.75.1
Veteran Hunter Turns Joke on Com-1
Kinston, Oct. 23, —Luck helped a 1
veteran deer hunter to foil practicalj
jokers in a chase in on eastern Caro- |
olina swamp, according to an account
given by Eugene Wood, widely known!
, local Sportsman. The old-tfffier was:
an unwaicome member of a party of)
hunters. He had killed more than j
100 fleer In his flay, but was no long- 1
er able to keep up with the crowd,
Wood said. He was assigned a place
at the edge of the swamp and the
chase started. The veteran fired two
shots at a buck headed toward the
sjKtt here be was concealed. He
"missed.” The shot* had been with
drawn from, the cartridges by his com
panions. The deer, pursued by a
number of hounds, crashed into a
clump of brush and its antlers be
came hopelessly entangled. The aged
hunter cut his throat with a pocket ’
knife and proudly exhibited the kill,
when .the rest of the part came up.
It was the only deer tAgged by the
Davidson, Oet. 25.—Home-coming
day at Davidson Collegb has been set
for October 31st. at which time many ,
of the alumni of this institution are
expected to come back for one day's
entertainment. Heretofore very little,
attention had been paid to this day,
but plans this year indicate that Oe-j
tober 31st will bo an eventful day |
at Davidson for the students and for
Luther Cabinet Will Not Resign.
Berlin, Oct. 20.— UP) —Chancellor
Luther's cabinet at a meeting todny
decided to remajn in office notwith
stand'ng the resignation yesterday ol
the three nationalist ministers whose
party has declared its dissatisfaction j
with the security agreements negotiat- j
cd at Locarno.
Alabama Tornado Takes a
Toll of Sixteen Lives
Troy, A'a., Oct. 25.—3rxteen per
sona were reported killed and more
than a score injured by a tornado
which struck Pike eounty, Ala,, early
today. Ma»y> homes were laid waste,
causing thousands of dollars damage.
Relief measures were undertaken
this afternoon and first aid was
rushed to several communities which
bore the brunt of the terrific storm.
Victims who fled here were sheltered
by citizens of Troy and the local hos
pital was taxed to capacity in taking
care of the, injured.
Sweeping down with tremendous
force, the storm roared through this
sections, level ing homes and bariis.
and rushed on its way Southeast
Loss of life was reported in the
Good Hope section, at Luverne in
the Oak Grove neighborhood, nt
Union Springs, in Comer and Spring
Hill, the last three places being in
Barbour county, and at Eufaln.
where three negroes were reported
killed, and several pcnsqps injured.
Reports reaching here indicated
the tornado struck first in Pike
county and then shifted to Barbour
eounty, where it spent its force in
this section and then jumped to "the
south and eagt. Os the sixteen ;>er
sons reported killed, thirteen were
residents of Pike county, who lived !
within a sort distance of Troy. The I
other three, all of whom are negroes, l
SHUff BREAK FOR
Prices Broke Six Dollars
Per Bale on Forecast of
Crop of More Than 15,-
This Is Increase Over Re
port Made Two Weeks
Ago.—More Than Nine
Million Bales Ginned. •
Washington, Oct. 20.—UP)—A
probable cotton production of about
10 220,000 equivalent 500-lb. bales,
the Department of Agriculture an
nounced today, is indicated by reports
as of October 18 on condition, aban
donment, probable yield and ginn'ngs.
A probable crop of 15,759.000 bales
was indicated two weeks ago. Last
year's crop totalled 13,027.930 bales.
Big Break in Prices.
New York, Oct. 20.— (/P) —Cotton
prices broke $0 a bale today on pub
lication of a government crop esti
mate of 15.220.000 bales, an in
crease of 407,000 bales, compared
with the forecast on October 1. De
cember contracts sold as low as 19.98
1 and January 19.22.
| 9.510,784 Bales Ginned.
Washington. Oet. 20.—UP)—Cot
| ton of this year’s growth ginned prior
1 to .October 18 totalled 9,519,784 run
ning bales, counting round at l half
bales, and excluding Haters, the Cen
sus Bureau today announced. Last
year 7,015,981 bales, or 55.8 per cent,
of the crop had been ginned to that
MAY ISSUE WARRANT FOR
| FEDERAL JUDGE E. Y. WEBB
j Magistrate at Greensboro Proposes to
I Try Jurist on Charge of Speeding
I on Highway.
I . Greensboro, Oct. 25—,T. W. Duke.
1 a magistrate in this city, states that
j if there is further delay, and he is
; not excusable, m the matter of tSie
speeding charge against Judges E.
I Yates Webb, of western North Caro
j ihra federal d!strTct~bourt, ‘a Tear rent
may be served on the judge eompeli
| ing him to give bond for his appear
; ance to answer to the charge.
The judge was overhauled by Rural
Policeman Frank McAdoo. of Guil
ford county, on the Gibsonville-
Oreensboro road on September 16th,
and was said to have been going 55
miles an hour. The policeman asked
what the hurry was and was told .he
said, by the judge that the latter
was returning from the state fair and
was in a hurry to get to his home in
Tire magistrate sent a letter to
' Judge Webb notifying him to be on
hand yesterday afternoon to answer
to tlie charge but the magistrate is
not sure that the judge received the
letter. The warrant itself has not
been yet served.
SIOO,OOO Fire at Charlottesville.
Charlottesville, Ya., Oet. 20. — UP) —
> Fire starting in the furnace room of
Surbor Arundale Company shortly be
fore midnight last night completely
: destroyed the company's publishing
( plant and the main office of the West
| erii Unjon Telegraph companl, taking
I an estimated damage toll of SIOO,OOO
latest checks today reveal. Only he
roic efforts prevented other buildings
!n the same block from burning.
China Makes Proposal.
Peking, Oct. 20.—(A»)—Chinn open
ed Chinese customs conference here
' today with a proposal that the powers
restore to her complete tariff auton-
I omy. and agree to the enforcement of
j a Chinese national customs law begin
ning not later than January 1, 1029.
lived nt Comer, in Barbour county.
Local physicians und Red Cross
workers quiekl.v offered their services
in earing for tornado 'victims at s
mass meeting held here this after
noon. Five thousand dollars was
raised for relief work and rescue
parties were oganized to search for
any additional victims of the storm.
At Orion, on the Montgomcry-
Troy road, the home and store of
Walter Kelly was completely de
molished. Mr. Ke'.ly nnd his family
all escaped injury, while a brother
was slightly hurt.
In the path of the storm a trial of
wreckage wns left, homos demolish
ed. barns blown down, cattle and
other live stock wandering aimless
ly about.—/ '
Fouiteen house-e were completely
destroyed. Noah Griffin, one of the
seriously injured, was hit on. the
head by a heavy piece of timber
which was blown through the win
dow of his home just before the tor
nado picked it up nnd scattered it to
the winds. The residents near the
path of tbo storm were aroused by
the-terrific wind and the cries of the
injured, and worked in a heavy
downpour of rain and vivid ashes of
lightning for hours rendering aid to
the injured and searching for the
missing. The dead nnd injured wore
scattered along tie road nnd the
fielfis and around the demolisihed
CONCORD, N. C„ MONDAY, OpTOBER 26, 1925
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'Qpcen of American Colleges" waa
the title conferred on Miss Mary
Blla Pace, above, of Haskell, Tehas.
it a beauty contest between co-eds
sf 38 colleges and universities in
Dallas, Texas, recently.
LIVES IN STORM
Most of Weaths Occurred
nd Three Counties in'
_Troy, Ala., Oct. 2C-—WP)—Report*!
summarized here by means of com
munication over crippled wires indi
cate that yesterday's tornado, which
assumed cyclonic aspects took a toll
of 17 lives, brought injury to at least
30 others, and property loss estimat
ed at $250,000. *
Harbour, Pike and Crenshaw coun
ties were hard hit in spots.
The Injured list is not as heavy as
was at first feared. Reports indicat
ed that 13 persons were injured in
Crenshaw county, 11 in Pike, and (i
in Barbour. These persons are ex
pected to recover with few exceptions.
Red Cross to Give Aid.
Washington, Oct. 2(l.—OP) —The
disaster relief service of the American
Red Cross was set in motion this
"morning for relief of sufferers in the
Alabama tornado. Telegrams offer
ing the rescuers of the national organ
ization were sent to the Pike county
chapter of Troy, Ala., and the Har
bour County chapter at City ton, Ala
JUDGE WEBB PAYS $lO
AND COSTS FOR SPEEDING
Tells Justice Duke He Meant No Dis
respect For His Court.
Greensboro. Oet. 20.—OP)—Judge
E. Yates Webb, of Shelby, of the
United States court of western North
Carolina, entered a plea of nolo con
tendere in the court of Justice of
Peace Odis W. Duke in connection
with tSie charge instituted (against
him b 4 v Deputy Sheriff Frank Mc-
Adno. charging the judge with having
"exceeded the speed limit in his auto
mobile in this county a short time
ago. He was finer! $lO and costs.
The plea-for Judge Webb was en
tered by Judge A. Way laud Cooke and
R. L. Blalock, clerk for the United
States court. Justice Duke today
received a letter from Judge Webb,
the latter explaining that be would
be unable to come to Greensboro be
cause of his court duties. Judge
Webb said that the reason he had
not settled the matter before was due
to the fact that he had been in a
hospital and had not been furnished
with mail, and he assured Justice
Duke that "I meant no disrespect for
With Our Advertisers.
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gtaeo line of all steel beds at H. B.
Suits with many styles for the boys, ■
two pair pants, only $9.90 at J. ('.
Efird's Beauty Shoppe is being (dos
ed for a few days to make some re
pairs. Watch for announcement.
Diamond cluster ring, with seven
stones set in platinum, only $(!5 at
S. W. Preslar'B.
You can get ten day* free trial of
a good room beater at Concord &
Kannapolis Gas Co. Phone 142.
The new series of stock ill the Cit
izens Building and Loan Association
will open November 7th. Better take
some shares in this (cries.
Durant Denies Rumors.
New Y'qrk, Oct. 20. —OP)—W. <V>
Durant, automobile manufacturer and
stock mnrket operator, in a formal
statement today denied reports cur
rent in Wall Street for the last few
weeks that he was seeking control of 1
the General Motors Corporation, of
which be was formerly the head.
! LAUNCH DRIVE TO
Capt. Stege of Detective
Bureau of Windy City
| Says Gangsters Will Be
j Controlled by Law.
Gangsters Must Flee, Sur-j
render Or Be Killed the
Detective Captain Yells
Chicago. Oot. 26.—G4 3 )—Flight, cap
; lure of <|path arp flip alternatives open
ilo Chicago killers. 'high-jackers, booze
j icings nml hoodlum leaders under a
I grim edict announced by Captain
Siege, of the detective bureau.
Sixty squads of live men each were
! directed to afrest every notorious
i gangster they find. Three speeial
j squads manned by the most fearless
I I toughest policemen on the foree, were
! organized with the sole duty of hunt
! ing down and killing or capturing the
"Von must send all the gangsters
to tile penitentiary, you must drive
Mem from Chieago. or you must kill
tliem." said Captain Stege / to his men.
j "And remymber, gunmen sent to the
j morgue never are paroled, and they
! never tvcane." The names of a picked
number of Chieago gangsters were
j given to every squad of men, with di
j rections to give them special harsh
and vigilant treatment.
I One of the Special Features Will Be a
Raleigh, Oct. 20.—GP1—;One of the
features Which it is expected will con
tribute to the success of the Caro
l linns Kiwanis district convention at
I I’inelrarst on November nth and Oth
is a golf tournament which has been
arranged for. Kiwanians from both
North and South Carolina will gather
at this winter resort for tfiose dayß
for theie annual convention,
t Dr. M. R. Gibson, of Raleigh, has
J been appointed chairman ot the golf
committee for the (listfief convention,
and lie announced that his committee
has made arrangements for the tour
nament, Which will be played, on the
Pineliurst golf courses on the after
noon of Thursday, November sth
Every Kiwanian of the two Caro
linas has been invited by the commit
tee to participate .for the individual
prizes and the clubs furnishing as
many as four players, says Dr. Gib
son, may compete for a trophy that
will be awarded. It is the plan of
th» committee to stage a tournament
at oarii of these animal conventions
in future, tile winner of the trophy
to hold it for a year, the trophy to
pass at the next convention to the
winning club at that convention.
Already, says Dr. Gibson, eight or
ten clubs have pledged a team for
the tournament and more are expect
ed to enter before the date of the
In urging Kiwanians to enter the
tournament, Dr. Gibson 'has stated
that it will be mainly a handicap
tournament and there will be a place
for the good and the poor golfers. In
fact, he has stated, the idea of get
ting the Kiwanians closer together is
considered by the committee of equal
ly importance with the actual golfing
displayed at the event.
WORLD WANTS PEACE.
SECRETARY HOOVER SAYS
If World Had Been Willing to Ad
just Differences. World War Would
Have Boon Avoided.
Washington. Oct. 20—04 3 )—Had
the wdllngness to adjust differences
now being shown in Europe been
shown in July. 1914, the minis of the
past decade lihocl not have been writ
ten in blood, said Secretary Hoover
in an address here today to the Inter
national Young Men's Christian Ass
If a referendum could be taken of
the earth’s population to discover its
dearest wish, the Secretary said, the
desire for insurance of peace would
Ruling Covers Express Package In
Washington. Oct. 26.—(A 3 )—Ex- i
press companies are not liable for
the actual value of property shipped ]
in their custody when the package is |
not fully insured, but is sent at ai
minimum rate, the Supreme Court de-;
cided today in a ease brought by the
American Haihvay Express Company
Tennessee Bank Robbed.
Rums. Tenn.. Oet. 26. —The Peo
ples Bank at White Bluff, Tenn., was
robbed this morning by a bandit who,
wearing a red liandkerchief over his
face, entered the bank about 8:30
The band : t obtained $2,500.
Anson Cotton Crop.
Wadesboro, Oct. <2s.—The cotton |
crop has practically all been gathered
in Anson county. .The crop is only n
. trifle above half of normal, due to
the prolonged drought.
A. McCoy Surratt Dead.
Lexington, N. C„ Oet. 20. —(A 3 ) —A.
McCoy Surratt, for the past seven
years state sanitary inspector, died
I this morning at a local hospital.
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. SITUATION S!E
President Called Meeting
to Dispose of Financial
Program But Nothing
But Caillaux Is Reported
to Have Refused Flatly
to Hand in His Resigna
tion at Present.
Paris, Oct. 2C. —OP)—The internal
dissension in the I’ainleve cabinet
came to a head today .at a meeting
which had been called as a prelimi
nary to one under the chairmanship
of President Doumergue for final de
cision on the financial program. i
1 While the ministers adjourned with
out definite action, and the meeting
1 with the President was postponed un
til morrow, the breach between Fi
nance Miuisler Caillaux on one hand
and Premier Painleve and Foreign
Minister Briand on the other reached
a point considered by political quar
ters as beyond healing. I
M. Caillaux this morning is report
ed to have refused flatly a request by
Premier Painleve for his resignation.
W. B COLE TO BE SUED
FOR: KILLING ORMOND
Rev. A. L. Ormond Preparing to
Bring Civil Damage Suit for the
Death of His Son.
Nashville. Oct. 25.—’Rev. j\. Ij
Ormond, Methodist minister of this
place, will bring suit for damages
agains: W. It. Cole, of Rockingham,
for the killing of his son. W. W. Or
mond, according tc The Nashville
Graphic, local newspaper.
The suit will be brought in Wake
county and will be brought by the
local minister in his capacity as ad
nfinistrafor of hi« son whom Cole
shot to death early in August, being
later acquitted by a Union county
Just when the summons will be is
sued against Cole has not been de
termined, but it. is quite probable that
this will be dine ' Ihimedialoly iipoiV
Cole's return from a distant state
where, it Is stated, Cole has gone to
There has been no intimation of
the amount of damages that will be
asked by Rev. Mr. Ormond, and this
question will probably be determined
when there is a conference of the at
torneys who are to represent him in
the contest against Cole. During the
past week Mr. Ormond has been busi
ly engaged perfecting nis array of
legal counsel, who are to press the
suit against the slayer of young Or
, The Graphic learns, it states, from
a most reliable sources that Douglass
and Douglass, of Raleigh: Larry I.
Moore, of New Bern : AY. R Jones, of
Rockingham, and Harold IV Cooley,
of Nashville, have been retained as
counsel for Mr. Ormond, and pos-!
sibly others may be added to the ar
Harrison Noel Faces Trial.
New Y'ork, Oet. 2(i—Not in along
time has a murder trial hereabouts
attracted so much attention as is cen
tered in that scheduled to begin in
Newark today, when Harrison Noel,
the Montclair youth who confessed he
killed six-year-old Mary Daly and
Raymond Pierce, negro chauffeur, is
called to the bar to stand trial for
his life. Noel, who already has been
officially declared sane, is to be tried
first for the Pierce murder,
0 Mrs. Frley Wins Suit.
Mineola, X. \ r „ Oet. 2fi.—Mrs.
Catherine Frey, of Louisville, K.v.. to
day was awarded a jury’s verdict for
$37,500 against Wilda Bennett, musi
cal comedy actress, for alienating the !
affections of the plaintiffs husband.
Chits. C. Frey, race horse owner and
Carl Beaver, who had an operation
for the removal of 'his appendix at
the Charlotte Sanatorium, lias re
turned to his home here.
I MAKE SURE OF THE YEARS I
!|i Six days out of the week you work for your money. X
X But do you make it work for you? * '[
| “ARE YOU SAVING MONEY?”
I ! BE THRIFTY and carry a few sliares of Building ]
jX an d Loan and in a few years' you will be surprised at the '
till amount you have seved. ]
NEW SERIES OPEN NOV. 7th
| Citizens Building & Loan Association;
j We Sell Prepaid Stock (Office in Citizens Bank) J
1 " ' ‘ * 1 “ ~ 1
And Didn’t Pop
“Ocean Johnnie” Chapman of Loa
Angeles Is so-called because It take* j
pretty nearly an ocean of liquid to
quench his thirst. Forty-three bot
tles in 19 minutes was the soda pop
todflumption record he hung ud re-
I ' centiy,,
In a Few Years Only Graduates Will I
Be Teachers in Our Public Schools, j
Raleigh, Oet. 2(l.—GP)—ln three j
more years there will be no teachers
in North Carolina's public schools who j
have educational qualifications of less
than grttdnation from a standard high
school, if the present rate of decrease I
in the number of these so-called non-1
standard teachers employed in the j
public schools continues during the
next three yea tv. at the same rate j
maintained during the past five years. I
This is shown by figures compiled
in tile office of the State superin
tendent of public instruction, and
published in tile current issue of Stale
School Facts, a department publica
tion, jpst issued.
The figures show a ylienominally
rapid decrease in the number of
teachers in the public schools of le.ss
education than graduation from a
standard ingh school. ’ The decrease
in the city schools. ' it : is shown, is
more rapid 11tan in the rural com
munities, but there i« a big decrease
in both types of schools.
In 1919-20 there wefe 5.348 non
standard rural white teachers and
320 non-standard city white teachers.
In comparison, during the past school
year the number had decreased to 1.-
653 rural and 67 city non-standard
white teaeherms. The percentage of
decrease in figures by State School
Facts was 6!) in the rural schools and
I 70 in the city school.
; 111 tlie negro schools there has like
wise been a decrease, though not so
rapid as in the white schools. The
percentage of decrease in the negro
rural schools during the past "year is
shown to have been 14.7, and in the
negro city schools 59 per cent,
i At the present rate, says the pub
lication, there will beno non-standard
j white teachers in the city schools in
| two years: in the rural schools, in
three years; in the negro city schools
in four years; and in the negro rural
schools it is estimated that, at the
present rate of decrease, it will take
29 years to eliminate the non-stand
Tells Wliy Women's Legs Look Short, i
London, Oct. 26.—" Fashion cannot j
be relied upon to exhibit the well- j
proportioned form." declared I’rofes-;
soi* Arthur Thomson, in an anatomical ]
i lecture to art students at the Royal
Shortness of legs is a common fail
ing of female form, the professor
said, and legs appear shorter by low
ering the Waistline.
1 Six Killed in Auto Accidents.
Atlanta, Ga.. Oct. 26 __ (/P) _ s ; x
person's were dead ami 28 others were
! suffering injuries today as a result of
a series of five automobile mishaps
yesterday iu four southern states
Eleven of the injured were classed
us serous, four of whom were not ex
pected to live.
TODAY’S NEWS TODAY I
ONLY ONE BRlTima
ENTRY QUALIFIES II
FOR 810 AIR RACE !
Capt. Hubert Broad Will 1|
Pilot Only British Plane 1!
Able to Qualify For the 9
I Schneider Race. I
SIX PILOTS ARE I
READY FOR RACE 1
Perfect Weather Condle S
tions Are Predicted For m
j Race Which Will Begin If
During the Afternoon. I
! Bay Shore Park, Baltimore, Oct. 26 jj
—</P)—Great Britain's Schneider Ciq£,|9|
| challengers were, definitely reduced
one this morning when pilot
Hinkler in Great Britain’s
plane, a G1 ouster Napier No. 3, wettjuHj
through its pontoons in landing on. fl
tile Chesapeake at the start of his «
third attempt to qualify his plane for i|H
the international race this afternoon. 'H
Tin- (lb luster was toked to her hamjs£vH
ar with its pontoons smashed and ita j®
under rigging torn loose, one wing -qyj
bent, and its propeller blades in thSfwM
water. The pilot was unhurt. fa I
Capt. Hubert Broad in Great Brit
ain's Glouster Napier No. 2 whicfr-yjjH
passed ks navigability test Friday fl
will be the only British plane to en* ?w
ter the race this afternoon. ■
j With the weather man's promise of JH
clear skies and favorable flying weath- IB
1 n- conditions, six of the world’s
■ inter racing pilots primed their
! erful planes today to take the air in v®
tiie 350 kilometer Jacques Schneider?
Trophy international seaplane
j Tlte race originally scheduled for '®
: Saturday, was postponed because of
| rain. Great Britain's qualified entry ®
Jis a Gloucester Napier No. 2 to bo M
j piloted by Capt. Hubert Broad. I
The I’nited States won the last TK
Schneider race off Cowes, England in. |l
1923. when Lieut. David Rittenhonse e
piloted a Curtis seaplane at 177.385 t
miles an hour, the present: record, for’l
the Schneider distance, . .rtjß
, BULGARIAN'S AND
GREEKS BATTLING I
;. . |
Taris Says latest Reoorts Show No
H CcstfatUm of Hostilities. '||
IJnris, Oct. 26.—OP)—At last ac
counts hostilities still were in' prog* :
ress along the Macedonian frontier be-.,
tween the Greeks and Bulgarians. ;
The Greeks were reported ,t& be i
throwing shells into various parts of ,
the troubled district, while the Bulgar- 1
ians from- points of vantage, were de- ;
elated to be carrying out sniping op- 1
. orations against the Greeks. There j
still continued the excited rush of the -j
frenzied populace in the war torn
areas to escape from the shells and f§
While the council ow the league of V
nations was gathering to investigate |
the situation and try to bring about i
harmony, report had it that the Bui- :
garians were rushing up reinforce- M
ments with which to counteract the I
Greek invasion of Bulgarian teritory. |
Greece, it is said, still adhered to ’
her threat to hold all the positions her
troops have taken from the Bulgarians a
until full satisfaction has been accord- ;
ed in the way of reparations and apol- )
og.v from Bulgarian.
Cross Country Team at Davidson. .
Davidson, (let. 26.— (A I ) —The pros- i
f 'poets at Davidson College this year ?
I are bright for a good cross country |1
j team, the coaches say.
Heretofore small interest Iras been '!sj
• I shown here in this branch of track, 3j
and consequently, few meets have been 4S
| entered, and. as a result, little has
I been eammoplisked by Davidson in
■i this type of contest. This year, J
• i 'however, the team has aschedule of J
j three meets:
N. C. State at Davidson on October i
Duke at Davidson. November 28th. a
State meet at Durham—time not 3
Drop in Franc Brought to Halt.
Paris, Oct. 26. —(A 3 )—The drop in d
I the franc was brought to a sharp halt ■
■ i today by government intervention in
tlie market, and a grave warning to ?
speculators in the form of criminal 5)
proeeedhigs opened by the ministry of 1
iu-tiee against un-ngmed parties for %
! illicit exiwrtation of capital. hfa
Postponement of Hearing. 'rig
I - Boston, Oet. 26.—(/P)—Failure of
j Captain George H. Diehl, of the |
i j steamer City of Rome to arrive in J
Boston with his vessel today caused
licetnom-men; of the navy court of.,J
; inquiry's hearing into the sinking of
jj the submarine 8-51 by the Savannati 3
SAT'S BEAR SAYS:
Rain tonight; Tuesday moatlyf: M
cloudy and possibly rain in east jMh
tion. Moderate shifting winds.