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DEATH LIST IN SOUTHERN
STORM CROWS LARGE
Raleigh, N. C, July 18. An appal
ling toll of damage and loss of life
taken by the storm which swept
North Carolina was revealed by every
delayed dispatch reaching here this
Twenty persons are known to have
CAROLINA SPECIAL SAFE
Asheville, N. C, July 18. Carolina
Special of the Southern Railway, due
here Sunday from Cincinnati, and
"missing" since then, was located
early today near Raconno, 30 miles
from Marshall, N. C. One message
got through saying all aboard were
safe, but it was impossible to reach
the train again.
Six known dead and a property
loss of $3,000,000 is the latest esti
mate of the damage caused in this
immediate vicinity by the floods.
No word has been received from
the Black Mountain district and it is
feared the loss of life in that section
will be great
Farm losses are expected to run
WILSON PERSONALLY URGES
CHILD LABOR LAW
Washington, July 19. President
Wilson today without advance notice
visited the capitol to confer with
Senator Kern, Democratic leader.
The president called to urge person
ally the passage of a national child
labor bill and the workman's com
pensation bill, which the Democratic
caucus tentatively has decided must
go over until next December,
M. C. Walsh will speak at 92d and
Houston, Tues., Fri. and Sat nights,
about Teachers' Fed., newspapers,
Rep. Tavenner, and .war trusts.
PIGGOTT WOULD IGNORE SHOOP
ON SCHOOL BOOK CONTRACT
Fire insurance and real estate men
on the school board once more
kicked a hole in plans offered them
by their own appointed expert who
holds place as superintendent Sup't
John D. Shoop stated to schools man
agement committee yesterday that
Ass't Sup't Chas. D. Lowry and Dis't .
Sup't Ernest E. Cole should exchange
positions. It was Shoop's personal
opinion as the hired technical head
of the school system that this ex
change would be a good thing and
he knew it would be "satisfactory"
to both men concerned.
"Maybe the board does not want
to relieve Ass't Sup't Lowry at this
time," said Trustee Eckhart in stop
"If we have a head of the educa
tional department who is an expert
I believe in accepting his judgment,"
was Trustee Huehl's comment.
Trustee Piggott tried to take away
from Sup't Shoop the pow-er to name
which publishing firm should be
awarded contract for next text books
on English composition. Piggott
wanted this. power handed to the
board statistical department, headed
by Morton MacCormac. It is re
called i nthis connection that Piggott
is the trustee who first nominated
MacCormac for statistician and the
two men are close political friends.
NEW YORK STOCKS. General
list even. Trading light
It costs a lot of money to keep the
school of experience going.
Generally fair and continued warm
tonight and Wednesday; winds most
ly gentle, southeast to south. Tem
perature Monday: High, 84; low, 74,