■ ■ nil - ~ . -
Levees South Os New
Orleans Feel Effect
Os The Flood Waters
•At Points Above New Or
leans There Is Still Some
Danger But Crews Are
Holding Levees Safe.
AT SOME POINTS j
At New Orleans There Has!
Been Drop, and Unless
Dykes Give Way to the!
North City Seems Safe. !
New Orleans. May 7.— UP) —With
the rioting Mississippi rising steadily
below Angola because of flood waters
from northeast Louisiana returning
through the Old river, increasing burd
ens were placed today on the levees
south of Xew Orleans.
Major W. H. Holcombe, chief en
gineer of the fourth district, who is
accompanying Secretary Hoover and
his party on their southward journey,
said the west bank defenses over that
stretch were being well maintained,
but thßt at points between Baton
Rouge and New Orleans the east
bank levees # were not so satisfactory.
La rge crews arc capping aittl
strengthening the embankments. ,over
many miles, and particularly at a
sharp turn in the river some fifteen
miles -above New Orleans, where the
unprecedented flood crest will exert
great pressure ns it races to the Gulf.
At Angola cnrly today the river
level was 55.5 feet, a rise of .1 foot in
24 hoars. The stage at Baton Rouge,
a weather bureau bulletin said, was
4(1, n rise of .2 foot overnight, and
at Donnldsonville, still further south,
the rise had been .X foot to 361 feet.
Water rushing through thi 2,000-
foot break south of New Orleans had
lowered the river here .1 foot to 20,3.
the lowest gunge recorded since the
effects of the flood first began to be
felt near the mouth of the river.
Increasing flood stages were report
ed along the Red and the Atehafalaya
rivers, the rise in the former at Alex
andria being .2 foot, with a similar
rise for the Atehafalaya at Melville.
The levees along these rivers still are
holding. # s
While a dart of tins state flood ma
chinery was engaged in the -tft'sk Wf
holding thf flood within Tts' present,
boundaries,' rescue .ymuada 'jUtit scores,
of large and siMtl craft (WTff Dje ‘en
gaged in evacuating thousands from
the flooded area in the northeastern
part of the state.
Besides the nntnrnl difficulties at
tending this work, the rescuers are
meeting with stout resistance from
many of those caught in the flood. Re
ports today to Secretary Hoover and
State authorities were that many of
the marooned persons declined to leave
their homes, preferring to take their
chances there, rather than to become
inmates of refugee camps.
Hoover at Natchex.
Natchex, Miss., May 7.—OF)—Sec
retary Hoover, Secretary of War
Davis, and the party visiting the
Mississippi Valey flood area arrived
here at dawn today from Vicksburg
on the steamer Control.
Will Keep Small Guard at Camp.
Raleigh. May 7.—(4>)—Governor
* Molwan announced today that he had
conferred with Adjntnant General
Metts over the telephone and advised
the general that he could withdraw
all troops at the Caledonia prison
farm except a small detachment to
nid prison guards and control curi
Bridges Approves 4 Paroles.
Raleigh, May 7.—(ft*) —Four par
oles. 1 commutation and Ift refusals
of elemney‘applications constituted the
first official act of Edwin Bridges who
took over the office of State Pardon
Commission on Mny 1. The papers
were signed by Governor McLean to
a. ■■■"* w ggwni. i.
. We cannot stop mothers from ,
growing old- But wo can ar
range k oo that mothers grow
old gracefully under comfort- I
Every married man owes it
to his wife to arrange a fund
that will smooth out the wrin
kles of life's declining years.
No system of saving is quite
so safe and profitable as a
thrift account in an institution
NJEW 'WWWMI-.t •
CUuen. Bsttfas <md
* 1, ■ ** ”“** II
The Concord Daily Tribune
lloannke. May 7.— UP) —Walter
L. Boothe lost his battle with death
at 0 o'clock this morning. The end
came 378 hours after his lungs col
lapsed while he was being operated
upon for a dislocated vertebra, and
two score of his friends were called
upon to force the breath of life in
to his body by artificial respira
The 18-year-old boy had become
resigned to his fate by the more
than fifteen and one-half days of
suffering, and died peacefully.
PREPARING FOR PARIS
NEW YORK FLIGHT
—■ v, ;v ,
French Airmen Will Attempt Flight
Tomorrow if the Weather Is Favor
I’nrls, May 7.— (AO— Captains Xuii
gesser and Coll are ready to take to
the air before dawn tomorrow on their
Pnris to New York flight if the ex
pected improvement in weather condi
tions over the Atlantic is confirmed by
final assemblage of weather data at
Their plane is in readiness at the
Le Borget flying Held with the last
gnllon of gasoline in the tanks.
THE STOCK MARKET
Speculative Operations lor the Rise
Resumed During Today’s Trading.
New York, May 7.—OP)—Specula
tive operations for the rise were re
sumed in today’s brief session of the
stock market under the leadership of
the investment rails-and public utili
ties. The sharp increase in brokers
loans last month was disregarded on
the theory that it would have no in
fluence on money rates, which it is
generally believed will remain easy un
til crop moving season.
The closing was strong. Total
sales approximated 1,100,000 shares.
Brown Heads bar Association.
Pinehurst. May 7.—Mark W.
Brown, of Asheville, today was un
iftltnjously ejected President of the
North (Valina Bar Asseuibjy pt the,
•ehwdn* session of the annual con yen
nnd A. !\ eylnnd Cooke of Greensboro,
were chosen vice presidents. Henry
M. London of Raleigh continued ns
secretary-treasurer. Judge W. 8. O’B.
Robinson of Goldsboro and J. M.
Bailey of Rnleigh were chosen mem
bers of the executive committee.!
Smashtip at Atlantic City .Speedway.
Hammonton. N. J-, May 7.— VP) —
A smasbup in the stock car event
which preceded the 200-mile feature
race gave a crowd of 20,000 a thrill
at the Atlantic City speedway today.
Bruce Keene collided with- a car
driven by J. Hichox on the far turn
of the board track, injuring Keene and
his mechanic. After being treated the
men were able to watch the remainder
of the race which was won by Tom
Rooney, of Philadelphia, in '52 min-<
utes, 10.54 seconds.
- _. . ■ \
Class Charter at Davidson.
Davidson, May fUINB)—\V. H.
Branch, .tr„ Atlanta. Gn.; Ws been
named class orator of the graduating
class at Davidson College this year.
Is. D. Wharton, Jr-, Hmitbtield, is
class valedictorian, nnd AY. T. Coving
ton. Jr„ Rnleford, is snlutntoriatr.
Ninety-six men will jininsh at
Davidson this year.
THE STOCK MARKET
Reported by Fenner A Beane
American Tobacco B 120%
American Smelting 150%
American Locomotive 111
Atlantic Coast Line ; 183
Allied Chemical 138%
American Tel. ft Tel. 105%
Allis Chalmers 10ft
Baldwin Locomotive 188
Baltimore & Ohio 122%
Bangor L—. 01%
Bethlehem Steel 51%
Chesapeake ft Ohio — r 4- 117
Coca-Cola _ r i 106%
Dodge Bros. 21%
Erie —,— i 55%
Frisco -J. - 112%
General Motors __ 196%
General Electric i 08%
Great Northern 88%
Steel - 53%
Int. Tel 135
Kennecott Cqpper 64%
Mack Truck ~ 110%
Norfolk ft Western 179%
New York Central 140%
Pan. American Pw. B 50%
Rock Island .... 100%
B. J. Reynolds 128
Stand. Oil of N. J 37
Southern Railway 124%
Texas Co. —S 47%
Previously acknowledged ... fl ,940.4(1
Mrs. G. C. Goodman 5.00
Mrs. S. E. Suther ;., 5.00
Dr. G. L. Lang 5.00
DeMoiay Chapter 5.00
Mrs. D. P. Johnson 1,00
Y. W. A. First Baptist
Mary L. Arrowood 5.0(1
A. I>. Friexe nflt
sD. I- Maaew
Bess McLaughlin 2.00
Sunderland Hull 34.1a
Total Concord $2,032.62
Previously acknowledge .... .$512.15
Mt. Pleasant Conjtributions.
Previously acknowledged $102.00
Jackson Training School.
Previously acknowledged $56.00
1 Junior Red Cross of City Schools.
Previously acknowledged SIOO.OO
Grand Total .. . ..$2,802.77
OBJECT TO OBSTACLES
TO P. ft N. EXTENSION
Charlotte Company Says Coming of
P> and N. to City Has Improved
Washington, Mny, (i —The Union
Storage Warehouse company, of
Charlotte, is among those viewing
with a'ami the opposition that tins
developed to the pro[>osed extension
of (he Piedmont and Northern rail
way in the Caroliuas. The company
has communicated its views to the in
terstate Commerce commission, and
has sent copies of the Jetter to the
members of the North Carolina dele
gation in Congress. Thus far mem
bers have shown little inclination to
become involved in this controversy.
In its letter to the commission the
"Gentlemen l' We, have‘ viewed with
considerable alarm recent press dis
patches in our daily papers, relating
to the objection of certain steam
railways .operating in this territory
to the proposed extension of the
Piedmont and Northern* Railway
company in North Carolina and
‘Thirteen years ago w* estamish
ed a small warehouse busimw in
Charlotte, locating on the Piedmont
and Northern railroad, and it has
been n source of gratification to our
company to be served by the Pied
mont nnd Northern railroad after
many years of experience, with steam
"The operation if the Piedmont
and Northern railroad has tended to
elevate and improve the service of
all lines entering this" city, nnd we
have eagerly looked forward to the
day when they would complete their
building project from Durham to
Charlotte and from Gastonia tr
Spartanburg, linking up their North
Carolina nnd South Carolina lines,
as originally proposed by the late J.<
PROPERTY LISTED FOR
TAXES AS OF JdAY 1
The tax listers are now ready
to list property for taxes, and
all persons are required to list
property is of May 1, .accord
ing to May Ist, according to
the County Tax Supervisor.
Penalties will be exacted by the
collector from all who fail to
pomply with the law in this re
gard, it is stated,
CONCORD, N. C„ SATURDAY, MAY 7, 1927
NO STRINGS TIED
TO THIS ORDER FOR
TRIP TO FRANCE
Rockmart, On., May 7. —Travel
arrangements for the France con
vention of The American Legion,
to be held in Paris. September ,19
to 23, are but secondary considera
tion to W. M. Adair. Rockmart,
Ga., in his eagerness to make the
second A. E. F. journey with war
"I wish to advise you now thftt
I want to go to France with the
"li*«Jhn , 'Ao rDtrm>r' Wrc the
sails from or what reservations f
have to fake: I want to .go.” Adair
has written the National Headquar
ters of the Legion. “If this appli
cation, which I have mailed with
check to the Deportment France
Convention Officer is late you may
book me on anq ship ” Adair writes.
Adair requested that lie be bil
leted while abroad with Clyde Tay.
lor Bobo.' of file Joseph Bhewster
Post. Cedartown,' Ga., a war-time
National Headquarters of the
Legion has written Adair that he
is assured a place in the movement
and that reservations are still • be
ing accepted und will be up until
a date close to the departure of (lie
ENTOMBED MINERS MAY
BE REACHED BY NIGHT
No Hope Entertained That Any of
AS Men Caught in Mine Will lie
Alive When Reached.
Fairmont, W. Va„ May 7.— UP)—
Completion of sealing off of .the lire
rone in the explosion wrecked Ev
erett* ville mine before nightfall was
the goal of rescue workers today. The
blast which swept through the work
ings a week ago today had exacted
a known toll of 32 lives, in all
probability has claimed the lives of
63 men known to have been en
tombed. Rescue workers felt sure
that the total death list would be 95.
While-the work mainly centered in
a comparatively small area, as the sys
tem of air locks was aiowly but stend
ily advanced, there was a possibility
that additional bodies might be found
as the work pushed forward. Ex
perts, however, did not expect to make
miich progress toward locating the re
maining victims until the fire was
locked- in the four sections ordered
Blair Suits Settled Out of Court.
Detroit, May 7.— UP) —Settlement
out of court of lawsuits involving
$2;000,000 brought by, John M. Blair,
[contractor, against ' the Ford Motor
Company, was announced, today by
Edward N. Barnard, counsel for Blair,
The terms of the settlement were not
made known. -
The suits involved seven contracts
rovering construction work, payment
upon which, Blair alleged, had been
refused by the Ford company after
the work had been completed.
TUESDAY, MAY 10TH
CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL DAY
Being a Legal Holiday in the State of North Carolina, ;
the Banks of Concord will nqt be open for business.
CONCORD NATIONAL BANK
CITIZENS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY
j THE COTTON MARKET.
More Favorable Weather Prospects
Promoted Week End Realizing in
New York, May 7.— UP) —A more
favorable view of weather prospects
j promoted week end realizing in the cot
| ton market today and an opening ad
|vance was followed by reactions. July
contracts sold off from 15.97 to 15.80,
land closed at 15.86, the general mnr
|ket closing steady at net declines of 1
2 to 4 points. A
Cotton futures opened steady: May
Futures closed: May 15.68; July
15 80; Oct. 16.14; Dec. 16.31; Jan.
With Our Advertisers.
Read the schedule of repair work
.prices carried in the new ad. of the
-Reid Motor Co. today.
: The Forest Hill cieaning Co. does
Cleaning work. Call 137 W or
175.1 for demonstration.
Rings of beauty for engagement
and wedding rings at the Starnes-Mil
See J. C. Penney Co.’s exclusive
number in men’s ami women's hosiery
from 49 cents to $1.49.
Papers or documents of special im
portance that should not be risked
in insecure drawers or files. Get a
box at the Citizens Bank and Trust
There will be a one-hour sale to
night from 7:30 to 8:30 at 8. W.
Preslar's of Elgin watches. See ad..
You will always find the best fresh
vegetables at the Bose & Boot Co.
Dollar knit athletics at the Parks-
Belk Co.’s for only 98 cents. Straww
hats from 08 cents to $2.98.
If you want your clothes to look
right, Wrenn at Kannapolis con fix
them that way.
The Standard Buiek Co. has for
sale five used cars. See list in ad. to
■ The J. & H. Cash Store buys all
kinds of country produce. Phone 587.
All the banks of Concord will be
closed next Tuesday, Confederate Me-
No system of saving is quite so safe
and profitable as a thrift account in
an institution like the Citiaens Build
ing and Loan Association.
Remember Mother’s Day with El
mer’s Chocolates; at Cline’s Pharma
"The Unknown Soldier,” at the
Concord Theatre next Monday and
Tuesday, for the benefit of the War
Mothers. I -
Sermon Subject at the
, SUNDAY 1,1 A. M.
Honor your mother, and your
Mother’s God. by attending church
Anking in Anhwei Prov
ince, About 100 Miles
From Nanking, Cap
tured by Northerners.
Nationalist Leader Has
Captured Yangchow and
Southerners Prepare to
London, May 7.—UP)—Shanghai
advices reaching the Exchange Tele
graph Company today mid that the
northern Chinese troops had captured
Anking in Anhwei province, about 100
miles up the Yangtse from Nanking,
while General Chiang Kai-Shek, the
moderate nationalist commander had
captured Ynngchow. on the north bank
of the Yangtse east of Nanking.
These advices also said that in anti
cipation of its occupation by troops
of the northern commander, General
Sun Chun-Fang, Chinkiaiig had been
evacuated, and 20.000 southerners were
concentrated on Golden Island and as
far west as a point opposite Shi-kerh
American Found Guilty.
Shanghai, May 7.— UP)— Leonard
Hnsar, former U. &. district attorney
for China, ivas found guilty today by-
Judge Purdy in the U. S. District
Court here of accepting a bribe of $34,-
000 in gold while holding the office
of district attorney for China. He
will be sentenced Monday.
Husar, who was.arrested last Jan
uary, testified at his trial several days
ago that while district attorney he
was appointee] representative of Chang
Tsung-Chang, Shantung war lord, in
1924, for which post he received $6,000
a year which was paid in cash month
ly. Later he received $750 a month.
FIVE ARE KILLED IN
Blast Bursts Water Pipes and Others
May Lie Under Water.
Xew York, May 6.—Five persons
are known to have been killed 15 in
jured. eight of them Women’, and others
explosion that wrecked the garage and
offices of the YeHow Taxicab Company
at 23rd Street ami the East River
The blast is believed to have come
from a subterranean gusoline tank,
blit, officials of the company were un
able to explain it. The force of it
burst a wnter main in the basement,
It is feared that other employes
may have bbeu trapped in the base
ment and drowned. Emergency crews
of police and firemen and physicians
and nurses from Bellevue Hospital
were working frantically tonight to
penetrate the mass of debris and bring
out other dead and injured.
The force of the blust was felt at
Bellevue Hospital. All available in
ternes, nine ambulances a a number
of nurses rushed out to aid. Dr.
Archer, fire department surgeon, took
One surgeon, whose name was not
learned in the confusion, rushed into
the wrecked structure in an attempt
to ahi the injured. He said he heard
Cries of "For God's Sake, help me,”
but’before he coild get near enough
to lenm where the voice was coming
from the water had risen to his neck
and the vocie censed.
A temporary morgue and first aid
station was set up on a vacant lot a
short ‘ distance away.
A. fire department engine to-as set
to pumping the water from the base
ment while derricks were running up
to rip off the tattered roof. Late to
night they had proceeded as far down
as the first floor, but had been unable
to penetrate to the basement, where
it is 'believed other victims will be
To neglect good books is to refuse
to enter into a most splendid human
CAN YOU SCORE
TEN ON THESE?)
1— Name the cabinet officer whose
assassination was-attempted the night
President Lincoln was shot.
2 What was the German name of
.3—How many Americans were uut
der arms in the World War?
4 What states furnished th* most
5 What state had the smallest
number of soldiers?
6 How many nations were involved
in the World War?
7 How many men were killed in
the Great War?
8— What was the total monetary
cost of the war?
o—When did the war begin nnd
10 —What was the date of the
American entry into the World War?
(Answered on Page Five)
Fourteen Pages Today
Missis* Ipi Valley Is
V: isitei \By More Freak |
Storms, But None Hurt
18 SHAKEN BY
2 EARTH TREMORS
Poplar Bluff. Mo., May 7.— (/P)
Two severe earthquake tremors
shook Poplar B anti immediate vi
cinity at 2 :3o o'clock this morning.
Many people were awakened by
the shocks. No severe damage re
MT. PLEASANT NEWS. *
Quite a number of people from here
attended the County Commencement
exercitys nt Concord last Saturday.
Little Miss Alice Scott, daughter
of Rev. and Mrs. W. I/. Scott, won
the Chas. B. Wagoner medal for the
best recitation. She represented the
fifth grade of the Mt. Pleasant graded
Five medals have been won by pu
pils of this school during the past
three years, namely. Richard and Hal
Warlick, declaimers" medals; Virginia
McAllister. Rebecca Moose, and Alice
Scott, reciter's medals.
Mr. E. M. Dry, who has been in a
Baltimore Hospital for some time and
who underwent a serious operation,
has recovered to the extent that he is
able to be at home age’ll and is get
ting along nicely.
Miss Oleo Kluttz. student’Vuree in
the Charlotte Sanatorium, spent Sun
day here with her parents.
Two new dwelling houses have re
cently been erected here, one by Dr.
A. W. Moose, the other by Dr. MSA.
Mr. Charlie Lentz is moving his
family into the new house he built
some time ago, the old home having
been recently purchased, by Mr. Parks,
Little Alex. Foil, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Foil, has been suffering
from an injury to his knee due to a
fall received while playing, but at
the present time is getting along as
Well as could he expected.
Mrs. Dr. M. A. Foil and Miss Lena
Barringer have recently undergone a
torguiitis operations at the Eye, Ear,
Nose and Throat Hospital in Char
lotte, and are rapidly recovering from
A group of Boy Remits With their
Webster, recently elect
ed Mayor of this place, was duly
sworn in as mayor Thursday night.
The next in order will be the taking
over the reins of town government by
the newly elected town councihnen, C.
H. Thayer, C. M. Crowell. L. €.
Bright, ,T. L. C, Miller and E. M. Dry.
Three new members were recently
elected to serve on the school board.
Thev are A. N. James, S. T. Seaford,
and Mrs. C. W. Warlick.
Miss Maud Cathcart, science teach
er in the Mt. Pleasant high school,
si*nt the past week-end in Concord
with Miss Ruth Blackwelder.
Mrs. James K. Peek and little
daughter; Abbie Elizabeth, after hav
ing spent some time in Kannapolis
with Mrs. Peck’s parents, have re
The Ella Moose Foil P. T. A. met
at the home of Mrs. John McDow on
Wednesday afternoon, May 4th. A
very interesting program consisting of
recitations, readings and mush- was
rendered by several children of the
graded school, after which the busi
ness of the association was transact
ed. Mrs. Wm. F. Moose, of near Mt.
Pleasant, has been qtiite ill the past
two weeks hut im improving at this
time. Miss Strtith. a trained mirse
of Charlotte, is attending her.
Miss Ruth Blackwelder, of the
high school faculty visited her friend.
Miss Maud Cathcart at the home of
Rev. and Mrs. C. W. Warlick Wed
nesday night. W.
Negroes Denied New Trial.
I/ouisville, Ky.—CP)—Federal judge
Charles I. Dawson today denied the
petition of Nathan Bard and Banyan
Fleming for a new trial on charge of
attack upon a 16 year old white girl
at Madisonville. The negroes will he
hanged May 18. New trial was sought
on the ground that the negroes were
denied a fair and impartial trial, but
the court declined to uphold the peti
< Cobb Suspended.
Chicago, May 7. —(P>—President
Ban Johnson, of the American league,
today indefinitely suspended Ty Cobb
and A1 Simmons of the Athletic*, for
their row 'with umpire Onmd>y over
the fairness of Cobb's home run in
Philadelphia last Thursday.
The School for Printers' Ap
prentices, whirl} is maintained joint
ly by the typographical union and
the employing printers' association
of New York, is said to be the larg
est school in Jhe world teaching a
City Privilege Licenses arc
due May Ist, 1937, to May Ist,
1988. Call and get your license
plates for private automobiles
and trucks, automobiles, trucks
and drays for hire.
CHAS. N. FIELD,
6-3 t-. ; . City. Tax Collector.
THE TRIBUNi f
TODAY’S NEWS TOtSH
NO. 101 l
Earth Tremors, Small 'Em®
nadoes and Severe.ElSM
trical Storms Follow tjll j
astrous Flood in SectlHi
NO ONE KILLED 1 |
BY THE STOmH
So Far as Can Be Leargoßj
No One Was Hurt.—|
ly Two Flood Cities fw
Effects of Tremors. 1 |
Memphis. Trim.. May 7. —OfM
towns and cities in Missouri.
siis and Tennessee felt earth treinarjn
simultaneously today shortly
8 o'clock. '*@B
Two tremors were felt kl'l-VlwH I
towns, said reports to tile CommeHjjH I
Appeal, but there was no I
damage. * ! #j|
)u q> radius of about 100 j
following towns reported feelifij ■kl i |
Memphis, Rikeston ami
ville. Mo., Jonesboro and Blytheflß| |
Ark., and Dyersburg, Ripley. IPhllS]
Union City and Covington, Ten*7B| I
Not the which
report named as having been shdMjl 1
was inundated in the present |
sippi valey flood with the
of Ripley. ‘S-J
No One Hurt. * I
Memphis. May 7.— UP) —Earth ttfjjffl
ors. small tronadoes, and severe iMRit
trical storms following the flisjtfMNwH j
floods in few instances, added a frtSj j
touch to the situation in sections 1
Mississippi Valley area yesterday aftif j
The tornadoes, lighting andfftMijH !
rainfall caused some property
but no one was known to have mB 1
injured. The earthquake. i-eponjM 1
severe in some localities, seemed tUMH-d j
'been confined to ail area of 100 tjfßM J
north and west of Memphis. No MmII
damage from the shocks 1
reported, hut inhabitants of
- were thrown into excitenfAjH ]
early today after vaguely
earthquake with tlie flood,
bureau, however, saw no
between the shocks and the floods,!!
Meteroroligist, F. W. Brist nssertitH
tliat eartlupmkes were from an cutiretgß
different element of c.nmj, -*«"s■ 1
Hickman. K.v., and Ripley.
iwei-e only twns in the flood zondfS
where qau'kes were reported as- .feltjl
A check of towns in the devastated are*®
of Mississippi, Arkansas and laoiisiSfl
ana revealed that ri« tremors had beefffl
Brick chimneys were tumbled dqajS
in North Jonesboro.
in most places the quake had no giMH
effect than to rattle or break dishejß
and awaken residents. J 1
Terrific Rain at Kansas CUf.'fm S
Kansas City, Mo„ May
A terrific rain storm that caufMK oaßl
clientli and tilh-d some streets thrw
deep with rushing water, swept K*lm
sas City this morning. The
so hard at times that I
the weather bureau were unafele S |
record it. r . '‘..SdSB
Nearly two inches of rain, aceoftflß
lianied by hail.' fell in less than ttraa
hours. At tlie peak of the storm lU
rain fell at the rate of 1-3 of an iimß
a minute, the weather burean
ed. Tlie downpour was
by almost complete darkness. S M
Andrew I.iston, a cement mrsheda
was drowned when the water
over the Blue River ddam, wheceM«/ : i
and other men were at work. -jnl
Street cars were stopped
ed motor cars washed away
curb as the downtown
turned into raging torrents. ;TMj||
traffic was stopped on Walnut
between Ifith and 19th. aM
I'nion Station plaza was flooded®!
tlie tops of tlie high curbs and
time water threatened to
tlirough the station dors. Ssl
SUIT IS STARTED M -M
AGAINST IM II |II||M
Administrator Starts Legal Aj-tWM
to Recover $25,000 For
Death. r JJ
Greensboro. May 6.— The
6- C. Moore, administrator ojf
Morrow, Rowan County, <
ag. -of *2.-,.iHN> from H.e fW .SM
Railroad for Morrow's death j
crossing crash last June 12. ha«F « j
removed from the Rowan Nm 1 - --W j
Court to the District Fe*»val«*J§B I
on petition of the Southern i'JH
The plaintiff contend* J
road is liable on account of ** j
hanknients and brush wit 8
mured view of the tracks 1 iMBa
crossing, which i« on the ‘, 5 ■%
tween Bear Poplar and
and *0 nreveuted tlie deoeasedTl •!>#,:
seeing the approaching train. CiflH '
tion of the railroad has «■
stated a* ret. j
There was only one gaftfeSß
; n tlie major itmgues Friday.- Chuß
nati defeating Boston. in theJ|M
ican fa-ague the teams were chawifl
territory in preparation for the ensf
invasion of the west.
National league the
were headed east for their fimtKj
Mostly clcm4y tonirhtn»^^B^B