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The Final Scene Will Close
at JO O’Clock on That
Night.— Eleven Weeks
of Hard Work.
BALLOT BOX AT
' CAB ARBUS'! BANK
It Is Locked and Sealed.—
All Contestants Now
Putting in Every Mo
ment of Their Time.
All candidates, who have net al
ready done so, are requested to cheek
all business and totes issued as cf
the close of the third period. This
shrtuM be done before noon of Satur
day if possible. " It will- bo'under
stood; that contestants who do not
make such a Check will have accepted
their standings as they appear on the
The climax comes Saturday night!
Eleven Weeks of ' work
mid hustling on the part of the ean
didntes in The Tribune-Times big au
tomobile campaign will cuiipinnte in
the final scene Saturday night, No
vember 21st at 10 o’clock.
The list of awards includes a new
Bunk Master-Six Brougham, a new
Htudebakcr Special-Six Duplex Phae
ton; a new Hudson Conch, n new
Chevrolet Sedan and a Ford Coupe,
three cash awards of S2OO each and
three cash awards of SIOO each.
. Cash commissions will bo paid all
other contestants who have remained
active throughout, the campaign as
set forth in the formal announcement
at the beginning of the campaign.
Never before in the history of Cabar-
rus county has there been such a dis
tribution cf costly awards—and never
before lias there been such an exciting
battle to win them.
Absolute Fairness to AH.
In order to maintain the strictest
secrecy as to the number of subscrip
tions turned in by each individual
Before Thanksgiving and Christinas
candidate during this, the last week
of tiie contest, the race is being
brought to a ekme under a sealed
No subscriptions wlintever are be
ing accepted through the campaign
department tffitT Wivk, hut ' fflwStl
candidates themselves will deiiosit
ili/*ir final collections at the (.'abortus
Savings Bank. By so doing, no one,
not even the campaign manager, can
possible know the voting strength of
,tlie respective candidates, which pre
cludes any possibility 'of favoritism
and insures fairness to the minutest
liockcd and sealed the ballot box
has been placed in the lobby of- the
Cabarrus Savings Bank where it will
remain until the closing hour of the
campaign Saturday. It will then,
be opened by the counting judges and
the final count will begin at the bank.
Kaeli of the leading candidates has
turned in hundreds of new as well as
renewal subscriptions, and file enthu
siasm of the contestants has been
augmented by the hearty response the
people have made to their solicita
tibns: The final week will give the
t'-tal volume of jho campaign a big
All contestants arc now devoting
every minute of their tune to getting
ip all the votes before the closing
hour, and the enthusiastic boosting of
t'iieir friends is proving an important
factor in the race. The awarding of
the prizes will be the biggest event
in the history of Cabarrus county. In
terest bordering op excitement will
prevail all day Saturday.
Sale at Parks-Belk Co.
Beginning Friday morning the Be
fore Thanksgiving and Christmas sale
will begin oj the Parks-Itelk Co's.
The entire stock of this store will be,
offered at January prices. You will
find big bargains all over the store,
not simply a few specials here and
Wife every purchase of from $2
to-$6 you can get ten pounds of pure
granulated sugar for 60 cents. On
all purchases above $6 you can get
25 pounds for $1.25.
This big sale will start tomorrow
(Friday) morning. Be on time and
get your sugar and other big bari
Signs Along Highways Will Point
Way to Winston-Salem. \
Winston-Salem, Nov. 18.—It has
been decided to strlhg tbe highways
for a distance of 1,700 miles around
this city with arrow signs showing
the distance to Winston-Salem. In
all 2so aligns are to be put up on
highways in North Carolina, South
Carolina and Virginia.
About half of all agricultural labor
in Germany is done by women.
City Tax Notice
Effective December Ist,
1986, penalty on city taxes.
Pay now and save additional
cost. •' « ■
CHAS. N. FIELD,
City Tax Collector.
The Concord Daily Tribune
Col. Mitchell Plans
To Testify In Pull
In His Own Defense
WITH ROAD PLAN
Gives Stamp of Approval
to National System of
Roads Selected by the
Washington. Nov. 10.—Secretary
Jardinr teday announced fiis npprovnl
of tlie national system of roads .se
lected by the joint board of interstate
highways to be known i\s foiled
Tfrc rood system includes 75,884
miles-of highway, eacli route of which
has been designated by number, ami
the secretaryV approval cf the joint
board's plan has been forwarded to
the American Association of State
highway officials meeting in Detroit
DI RHAM JfRV CONVICTS
WYATT OF MANSLAUGHTER
Verdict R< turned 'With Recommenda
tionof Mer 282 282 28 3* S 9 SBO
tkm of Mercy.—Sentence Next
-Raleigh, Nov. 18.—The jnry trying
.Tesso Wyatt, former captain of de
tectives of Italcigh, tonight nt 11:20
returned a verdict of mnnslnughtci
with reeomWiidittinii Cor mercy.
Judge Mldyette, who was silting up
for the verdict, announced that ho
would continue the case under the
same bond which 1 now holds Wyatt
and pass judgment in December. He
has a latitude of four months mini
mum to twenty years maximum.
The jury, which was chosen from a
special venire from Durham county,
had the case tinder deliberation for
twd hours and fifteen minutes.
Wyatt, was arraigned on a charge
of murder for killing Stephen 8. Holt,
prominent attorney of Smithfield. June
Ist, last. Holt was killed by a bul
let. which the defense contended struck
him after glancing from the hard
surface of the highway, near this city
when Wyatt tried to stop the enr on
.the supicion that it contained whis
key. Wyatt, on the s*and in his
own behalf, testified that the driver
of tbe car failed to heed him when
h$ signalled with hi« hand. He said
he fired the shot downward in order
He acniM that lie shot at the tire
of the car.
Chief Winder Bryan, of the Raleigh
police force, who accompanied Wyatt
on the n'ight that Holt was killed,
testified for the defendant, corrobo
rating his testimony.
A number of witnesses for the
State, however, contended that the
shot came direct from the officer's
THE COTTON MARKET
Opened Barely Steady at Decline of
5 to IS Points, With Active Months
New York, Nov. 18.— UP) —The eor
ton market iqiennhbarely steady todav
at a decline of 5 to 13 points, active
months soon showing net losses of 10
to 14 points under Pquidation and
Southern hedging. There also may
have been sonic local selling on the
relatively stfady showing of Liver
pool, but offeriligs wore no*, heavy, and
after the decline to 10.70 for January
the market steadied on trade buying
and covering. January nltied to
19.90 before the end of the first hour,
but the improvement was not fully
maintained, the market • being quiet
and rather irregular.
Liverpool cables reported that trade
calling had absorbed some hedging and
continental selling, with a fair spot
Cotton futures opened fairly steady.
Dec. 2055; Jan. 19.78; March 19.87;
May 19.58; July 19.24.
Stock Reducing Sale at Concord Fur
Tbe Concord Furniture Co. has de
cided to reduce stocks to a minimum
at once. All goods have been marked
down in plain figures, showing both
the original price and tbe reduced
price at which they will be sold. In
a page ad. today they show you only
a few of tbe many articles on which
they have reduced the prices from
15 to 30. per cent. You will find at
this store a big stock of high-grade
merchandise. Better go early and
get the best bargains.
Owners End Strike by Moving
Silk Mill to North Carolina
New York, Nov. 18. —As a result
of the failure of negotiations to end
a three wjseks strike among its oper
atives, ownets of- tbe HiUcrest Mills
have anmmnced the removal of their
plant to High Point, N. €., according
to a story appearing in the New York
'World this morning. The World's
“In spite of the pleas of a dimin
utive priest who preached 4o them as
to naughty children, the 250 striking*
weavers of the HiUcrest Silk Mills in
West New York, N. J., last night re
jected the company’s compromise of
fer to end the three weeks’ strife
which has left many of them penniless.
“As a result of their failure to ac
cept the company's offer, officials of
the mills announced negotiations have
been closed and they will move their
looms’ to High Point, N. C. Already
120 looms have been removed and last
Defense Counsel in Court
1 Martial States That Col.
( Mitchell Will Be on the
Stand Two Days.
Lieut. Wade Leigh, one of
the World Fliers, Tells
Court Martial of Varuyis
Washington, Nov. .10. — iff) —The
defen-e notified the Mitchell court
martial today tliat it expected ro rom-
I plctc presentation of its ei hlence to
morrow. excel.t for the testimony Col.
Wm. Mitchell will give in his own be
Representative Frank R. Reid,
chief defense counsel, indicated * tint
the Colonel would require about two
daysr for his testimony.
. laeiit. Wade Leigh, one of the army
world fliers, told the court of various
experiences during his 3. fit SI Hying
in every type of plain* known
to any aviation personnel.
Regarding the Loaning amphibian
machine, ho said it was in the exper
imental stage, and not in his opinion
suited for Arctic service.
Turning to the world Wight, he said
he believed the circumstances which
at!elided the hop from Seapa Flow
to Iceland constituted “an undue haz
ard of human life.’’
DR. RANKIN MONDAY NIGHT
Great Mass Meeting Exnected to Be
Indications this week pointed to
one of the greatest mass meetings ev
er held in tlie cityi when Dr. AY. S.
Rankin, head of the hospital section
of the Duke Foundation, addresses
the citizens of Concord and the county
next Monday night at the court
house at 7 o’clock.
The meeting is to* be in tlie interest
of the new hospital- for Cabarrus
County, n movement started some
weeks ago by the Chamber of Com
merce in conjunction with the Rotary
and Kiwanis Clubs. I
Dr. Rankin’s address is to. ho on
file general subject of a hospital for
how the county may procure money
from the Duke Foundation to assist
in building and maintaining the hos
The public lias been invited to be
present at Dr. Rankin's speech as it
is important that the people bo in
formed ou tlie subject of the new hos
All the civic clubs of the city are.
backing the movement and the doc
tors of the city and county have
signed n petition asking that the coun
ty take the matter into considera
tion at au early date. Dr. Rankin
speaks at the request of a committee
which was appointed recently to load
At the Rotary Chib weekly lunch
eon Wednesday, it was suggested
that the members write to persons in
the county calling tlioir attention to
the fact that Dr. Rankin is . to be
here Monday and asking them to bo
present, it was thought that by this
moans, some who might not otherwise
know of tin* mass meeting, might be
Unification Beaten at Two Confer
Wnxahntchie. Texas, * Nov. 18. —
Unification of the Southern Metho
dist Churicti with the Methodist Epis
copal Churcli was rejected here to
day by the Central Texas Conference
cf tlie former church, the vote being
182 against and IG2 for.
Griffin. Ga., Nov. IS.—The North
Georgia conference of tbe Methodist
Episcopal Church, South, meeting here
today voted 210 against and 110 for
unification with the Methodist Epis
W. N. Reynolds Improving.
Winston-Salem, Nov. 18.—The con
dition of William N. Reynolds, chair
man of -the board of directors not the
R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
andn one of the wealthiest men in
this city, who has been at John Hop
kins Hospital, Baltimore, for the past
two weeks, is reported as being very
satisfactory. He underwent an op
eration several days ago.
night forty-six more were being taken
from the AVest Neew York plant.
“The Rev. Leonard Borgetti. the
mediator, with United States Labor
Commissioner^John A. Moffatt, had
presented the following plan, accept
ed in advance by the mil operators;
I‘iece work base rates of 9 cents a
yard for work on two looiiib, and 8
cents a yard for work on three looms,
with a six months' contract guaran
teeing $35 a week. The strike was
caused by a recent wage cut from 10
cents to 8 cents on two looms.
-“Yesterday’s meeting had been call
ed for all strikers because • the mill
managers refused to treat with the
strike committee. The committee is
headed by Albert AA’eJsbord, Phi Beta
Kappa graduate of New York Univer
sity and Harvard, and George Pearl
North Carolina’s Leading Small City Daily
CONCORD, N. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1925
Spehds $200,000 on Rock Tcfmb
Capt. John E. Lyons of Middieport. 0., a well-to-do river man, Is having a
huge tomb cut for himself out of solid rock in a 100-foot bluff overlooking
to be erected on the brow of th« bill behind the tomb. Photo shows the ex
cavation in the rock, it will be doaed by a copper door guaranteed to hist
SOOO jeare. r " ~ w
CHIIM H BIG
WT IT MEET
Chinese Demand For En
actment of Treaty Giv
ing Unrestricted Tariff
Peking, Nov. 19. —(A>)—The pow
ers represented at tin* Chinese cus
toms conference today unanimously
ami unconditionally acceded to the
Chinese demand for the enactment
of a treatry giving China unrestricted
tariff rights beginning January. 1929.
China agrees to abolish the lit in or
W&i*> fax. igflfcfcsrt upon goods ifc
inlnnil transit on the. same date.
Annual Meeting of Agricultural Union
To Be Held Here.
Greensboro, Nov. 17.—1 t. AA*. 11.
Stone, president of the Farmers Edu
cational and Co-operative Union, Mon
day sent a call for ithe annual conven
tion of the organization, to be held
at Raleigh December 3 and 4, and
Thursday he goes to Crescent, Rowan
county, to confer with Airs. Alary
Lyerly, of that place, concerning tlie
Bi>hop Penick to Prearli.
Gastonia, Nov. 19.—(A I )—Tlie l!t.
Rev. E. A. Penick, bishop* of the
North Carolina diocese of the Episco
pal Church, of Charlotte, will deliver
the Sunday morning sermon at St.
Alarks Church here, November 22nd.
lie will also address the Episcopal
men’s Bible class thmt morning.
Tlie service is expected to be one
of the largest attended and most in
spiring in St. Alarks history, the Rev.
J. W. C. Johnson, pastor, says.
Capital of Chihli Captured.
Peking, Nov. 19.— (/P) —Paoting-Fti.
provincial capital of Chihli, 100 miles
southwest of Peking, frap been cap
tured by an army under Gen Teng
Pao-San; of the group opposed to
Alnrslinl Chang Tso-Lin. The city
fell after considerable fighting with
the retiring forces of the Alanehurinn
Protects Record of Commander Ijms
Washington, Nov. 19.— UP) —Any
insinuation that Commander Zachary
Lansdowne ileliberatoley .jeopardized
theShennndoah and her crew not on
ly reaches the “height of absurdity but
slanders the dead." according to Com
mander Rosendabl, senior Surviving
officer of tbe airship.
Air Mail Service For Florida.
Washington. Nov. 19.—(A I )—Air
mail service between Florida’s three
principal cities, Jacksonville, Tampa
and' Aliami, by April Ist next with
extension to Atlanta not later than
June Ist tiias been decided upon by
Postmaster General New. S'
Heads U. D. C. For Nejtt Year.
Hot Springs, Ark., Nov. 19.—</P)
—Airs. St. John Lawton, of Charles
ton, S. C., was elected president gen
eral of the United Daughters of the
Confederacy at the 32nd annual con
vention here today.
President Off For New York.
Washington, Nov. 19. UP)—Pres
ident Coelidge left. AA’asbington early
today for New York, where tonight
he will address the New York State
Chamber of Commerce.
Child labor in St. Louis has de
creased 33 per cent, in the last four
years, according to nil official report
Twelve Pages Today
IS CRITICALLY 1L
Dowager Queen of Eng
land Suffered Heart At
tack Following Illness of
Past Several Weeks.
London Nov.* 19.— UP) —Dowager
Queen Alexandra, mother of King
George, is critically ill from a heart
attack, it is officially announced.
The Queen, whose cight.v-first birth
day fails on December Ist. suffered
tlie attack this morning.
T’.ie statement issued from lier home
’Bt Spudriugbam Castle tbns.yfterqoan
rends: “Her Alajesty, Queen Alex
nluliin, who for some time past has
been failing in health, suffered a se
vere heart attack tliis morning.''
Charlotte Girl Says Home Life Is
Preferable to Career 1,000 Times.
Charlotte. Nov. 18, —As between
love and a career for women, there is
only one sensible view for a woman
to take, according to Alias Elizabetli
Conrad, prominent young Charlotte
business woman, who says tiie sensible
woman will always seek love and let
the career go.
“I would rather 10,000 times cook
hot biscuits for .some poor man over
a wood range every day than to beat
a typewriter in a dingy office each
day. making believe I am having u
good time and achieving a career.”
said Aliss Conrad.
“I think any woman ill advised to
choose a career instead of frame build
ing. 1 also believe that tlie major
ity of women in business
whether married or sipglc, were forced
into business by present economic
conditions rather than from choice.”
Aliss Conrad is president of the
Charlotte Altrusa Club and leader in
the Charlotte Business and Profes
sional AYomen's Club.
Thanksgiving Sale at Efird's.
The big Thanksgiving Sale at
Efird's will begin Friday morning, No
vember 20, and will continue every
day until Thanksgiving Day. During
this sale there will In* some big sac
rifices of ready-to-wear. Commencing
Saturday morning and until they last
they will sell 3(H) dozen Indies $1.60
full fashioned hose at 98 cents a pail*.
During this sale you will find many
wonderful values in the Bargain Base
ment. In both The Tribune nnd
Times today you will find enumerated
many of the hundreds of bargains
which await you in this sale. See
page 4 ten mid eleven.
President’s Fatlier Improved.
Plymouth. A*t.. Nov. 19.—UP)—En
couraging symptoms were reported to
dnv from the bedside of Col. John
Coolidge, 80-year-old father of l’resi
flent coolidge, who has been suffering
from n recurrent attack of “’heart
A Cecil B. DcMille Production
A Real Good Comedy—Also
EXTRA ADDED ATTRAC
“THE HOPI INDIANS”
ADMISSION 16c, 25c, 35c
Pete Morrison in
DR, MERCER CHOSEN
TO HEAD BAPTISTS
FOR ANOTHER YEAR
Wilson Pastor Re-elected
President of the State
Baptist Convention of
THE DRY LAW
In Resolution Which Con
demned Politicians Who
Seek to Overthrow “This
I Wholesome Law.”
Charlotte. Nov. 19.—(A s )—Dr. I.
Al. Mercer, of Wilson. N. ('.. was re
elected President of the State Baptist
I Convention of North Carolina at this
Following the elect ! on of Dr. Alcr
jeer, the convention then named the
following as trustees of .Meredith Col
l)r. T. J. T. Battle of Greenshorn;
i Dr. .1 .Rufus Hunter, of Raleigh: T.
A. Avery, Rocky Mount: Rev. W. A.
Ayers, of Forest City: A. S. Cox, of
Winteiville; Dr. Livingstone John
ston, Raleigh: Mrs. F. J. Everett, of
Greenville, and I)r, E. AIcK. Goodwin,
Dry Law Approved.
Charlotte, Nov. 19.-— UP) —Resolu-
tions endorsing the prohibition statute
| nnd condemning “political leaders”
i who seek to overthrow “this whole
some law” were adopted by tbe State
Baptist Convention here today.
AVhiie no "political leaders" were
named, many delegates declared tlie
resolutions were aimed at Governor
Al Smith of New York and several
United States Senators. The vote
SCORES HIS ACCUSERS
“Time to Stop This Attack.” He De
clared to Alumni.”—Will Not Quit
Charlotte, Nov. IS.—“I decline to
bo whipped out of a position on an
issue flint involves the posit ion and
responsibility of my alma mater—tlie
institution lias stood for truth no mat
ter what little window it lias shone
These declarations were~*ni'ade Tsy
Dr. William Louis Fotcat, president
of Wake Forest College, in the course
of a short, but pointed speech before
250 members of the Wake Forest
State Alumni Association, in annual
meeting here tonight.
Dr. Poteat, who because of his as
sertion that the Bible anil evolution
can be reVmciled. lias become the
storm center in the Baptist denomi
nation in this state, scored bis crit-
ics. He declared that “injurious mis
representations have gone from lip to
lip" and it was ''time to stop this at
Scores His Critics.
In the course of his address lie
again and again scored those who at
tacked him. declaring that “I think
tlierrf is a fly in tlie ointment.”
“Who wants yoqr'job?" an ardent
Dr. l’oteat smiled and declared that
when the discussion came up lie had
thought of letting them have it, but,
“they have made it impossible now.”
Dr. Poteat was accorded ovation
nfter ovation as lie walked into the
chamber of commerce hall where the
banquet was held.
After his address Rev. Bruce Ben
ton, of Rockingham, read a resolu
tion asserting the association's faith
in Dr. Poteat, the faculty and the
college. It was adopted with a ris
This resolution declared "tliat in
widespread discussion of AVake For
est, some suspicions have been arous
ed which have beclouded the confi
dence of not a fiffv of its friends with
in tlie state." „
Loyal to Christian Faith.
It affirmed the "unqualified loyalty
to tlie fundamentals of the Christian
faith and allegiance" of the associa
tion. "to tlie active work of the de
It declared unjust “the representa
tion that the teaching of the faculty
and president" is "dangerous to the
With reference to the teaching of
science and evolution the resolution
adopted declared that "we desire to
record our observations tliat all fact
of life and nature arc interpreted in
Wake Forest class rooms and labora
tories from tin* Christian point of
view, which service is the chief justi-
Dr. Mayo Sees Prohibition Leading
To Government Control of Liquor
New Orleans. Nov. 17.—That Pro
hibition is leading to practical govern
ment regulation of "intoxicating liquors
was the declaration of Dr. AVilliani
J. Mayo, Rochester surgeon, in an
interview here today.
Prohibition as it now exists in the
United States is only a process of ed
ucating the Anicricap people to tbe
need of temperance, and au experi
ment leading to tlie institution of au
established means of Government con
trol over intoxicating liquors, he said.
"Something will be done soon prop
erly to regulate tffls great national
problem. The time w : ll come soon
when n real mejhod of sensible eon
trol nnd regulation which will ho fair
nnd just will be adopted.
On Farm Now
Here's Luis Angel Firpo. once re
ferred to us the "Wild Dull of the
Pampas," when he was preparing
for his championship bout with Jack
Dempsey. He’s now a very "tame
hull" and Is shown as he looks work
ing on a farm In Buenos Aires. He
hopes to stage a come back In the
.ring next year
FIND FIRE'S CAUSE
Federal Bureau Seeks the
Cause for Fire Which
Damaged Vessel of the
Jj*Swes. Del., Nov. 10.—(/TO—The
Federal Bureau of Sil'nmboat Inspec
tion today began an investigation on
tile burning of the Civile Liner I .di
als'. From the headquarters of the
'Kritrairiii'-irhstitwifron, onters -pne
sent to the Philadelphia mid the New
York inspectors to examine members
of the crew and survivors.
' The Philadelphia inspectors were or
dered to examine the still smoldering
hull of the I.enape lying on the flats
five miles north of here. The Lcnape
was beached and scuttled there after
her more than .‘l6O passengers and
crew were taken off the burning ship
yesterday with the loss of one life.
The New York inspectors will ques
tion members of the crew and surviv
ors who returned to that city last
With Our Advertisers.
fee new ad. of Bob's Dry Cleaning
Co., Master Cleaner. Phone 787.
The Yorke & Wadsworth Co. has
received another car of galvanized
rooting at the old price $4.75. See ad.
The Nun-Bush ankle-fashioned ox
fords at the Itiehmond-Flowe Co. l*it
the ankle snugly.
The Wear-Ever aluminum roaster
at Ritchie Hardware Co., prices $3.05
to $3.05. Every, home should have
one. Phone 117.
The official poet of the Pearl Drug
Co. has some hot stuff for you in a
new ad. today.
The J. & H. Cash Store has the
good things for your Thanksgiving
dinner. In a new ad. today you will
find some specials for Saturday.
Communist Deputy Roughly Handled.
Rome. Nov. 10.—OP)—The sitting
of the chamber of deputies was sus
pended for ten minutes today after a
scuffle in which the communist deputy
Mnfli was roughly handled and eject
ed by the fascists. t
At the Parks-llelk Co’s, big sale to
open Friday morning with every pur
chase of from $2 to $G you ean get
ten pounds of pure granulated usgar
for 5(1 cents. On all purchases
above sf> you can get 25 pounds for
final ion of a Christian college."
It was asserted ‘‘that we have found
that the influence of every class room
in biology as well as in Greek and
ltibible is positively Christian and in
variably on the side of our Christian
and Baptist faith.”
"The American people are begin
ning to take the matter seriously.
That is precisely the purpose of
Prohibition as we have it today. It
was working toward an end, a good
end. and therefore I cannot feel that
it is a failure.
“Os course national Prohibition has
brought about a condition which is
nut as satisfactory as that of local
Prohibition regulated by the individ
ual States themselves. Local option
was a good rule, but under the pres
ent system the sufferers are numbered
for the most part among the froth and
the dregs of humanity ; principally the
froth who can afford to pay severe
TODAY’S NEWS TODA^eJ
IRE SOLDIERS ARE I
CARRIED TO SYRIA \
1 fO SUPPORT FREM
_ / ; * 'IS
One Thousand Infantry!
I Troops With Tank and I
Armored Cars Are Land- J
• ed at Sidon.
FOREIGNERS ARE M
TO BE GUARDED |
French Destroyer Is Also.!
On Hand to Aid in Any J
Movement France May 1
'Sidon, Syria. Nov. 10.——French
reinforcements comprising 1.000 in
fantry men with a tank and armorers
cars, have reached this port. A de
stroyer also has arrived.
The destroyer commander visitefl,
the Presbyterian mission schools and"
the Near East Relief orphanage, the
staffs of which lie requested to tvmninj..
promising them adequate warning of
any danger''from the rebels.
The French governor conferred
with the religious leaders of ail det
nominations and asked that they urge*
their fellows not to incite their peo
ple to panic or excesses. • Jjfj
The Druse forces behind Siflon are
commanded by Void At rasa, a brother
of the Sultan Atrash. Refugees front
the interior continue to |>onr into the
f’ol. Robert <*. Foy. American niili
tary attache at Constantinople, is <
peeted to arrive in Beirut tomorrow.-
CAPTAIN FOLEY IS
HEARD AT INQUIRY
He Gives His Version of the Changes
Made by Mrs. Unsdowm.
Washington. Nov. 19.—The Shen
andoah court of inquiry today cob-"
eluded its investigation of the charges
of Mrs. Margaret Istnsdowne. and
will announce its opinion regarding
It heard from Captain Paul Foley 1 .
accused by the widow of the Shenan
doah's captain of trying to sway her
testimony, a complete disavowal of
any intention except that of being
helpful to her.-
Then it listened to a statement by
Lieutenant Commander O. E. Shsen
cUthl, senior surviving officer of the
wrecked dirigible, denouncing as a
slander of the dead" any insiuation
that Commander Lansdowne took the
Shenandoah on the western flight
when he believed her in jeopardy from
Coder cross examination by Judge
Advocate Leonard. Capt. Foley said
he visited Mrs. Lansdowne “to help
her” and "to save her from (Embar
"Why did you care what she testi
fied to before this court?” .-•<
"I did not care what she testified
to before this court. My concern was
for the widow of a man I had taught
at the Naval Academy. 1 was most
anxious to have her appear in a flig
nlfied position before the court.'' g
"Why did you say Mrs. Lansdowne
would prove a difficult witness? Did
you expect to have trouble with her
"No, but it would not be a pleas
ant duty for me to cross examine the
widow of a gallant naval officer wln>
had died in the line of duty.”
Capt. Foley said had he known-Mn*.' 1
Lansdowne “as I do now, I would
uot have tried to help her.” * -M
“You had a childlike confidence, in
her?" asked the jiudge advocate. .
SAYS “AL” WOULD GIVE, ■ )
“CAL” REAL BATTLE
Massachusetts Man Discusses Result
Nml h Should Be Named.
Asbevill . Nov. 18. —If Governor Al
Smith, of\ lew Y*ork, is nominated by
'the I)em\ rats for president, and .
President I oolidge is nominated hy
the Repttbf ans it will be a bottle ■
royal for til • votes of New England,
in the opiniv.n of Charles L. BnrriH, f.
executive council of Massachusetts,
who arrived in this city today en
route to Florida where lie goes tu '»
spend his vacation.
Mr. Burrrill was a Republican can-,"
dictate for mayor of Boston in the re
The executive councillor is an inti- ■
mate friend of President (’oolidge'!
whom he speaks of often and affec
tionately as “Cal."
Mr. Bun-ill said that Governor At
Smith is extremely popular in Musstt
ehusetts and throughout New lOng- j
land, and wqttld receive a very hand
some vote were he nominated by Che
Democrats. He said that no doubt
many Republicans of that section
would support Smith. He would
probably /carry New England against
any Brepublican other than President
Coolidgg, the visitor inferred.
SAT’S BEAR SAYSt "'
I- and , wiirm,r td/^
night, Friday partly cloudy and eoldtfe
er in west, showers in east portfo&l
Moderate southwest winds. 'Jfp?