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Un ion -Pacllic President Decfares
Problem Solely (uCstioi Itallroad
Washington, Aug. 22.-Private op
eration of railroads cannot be restored
at existing rates, Robert S. 'Iovett,
president of the UnIon Pacific Itall
road today told the House Interstate
Commerce Committee dluring a dis
cussion, in which he contended the
railroad problem "ai solely a question
of railroad credit."
Howard 11'1llott, preildeit lof the
Northern Pacific. another witness,
urged early adoptIon of a national
transporta.tion policy, leclaring de
lay only tended to make "all classes
iuncertami and unseti led." iI adopt
Ion of the trans portation policy he
thought congress shouldl ob1se'rve four
prInciples, as follows:
Government iegulatory machinery
to encourage the present transporta
tion system so that rates will pay all
eosts, Including nlew capital ieeded
for eXPanilonl of faellities: abandon
ilent of credit methowds of adjusIling
wages and working dispuI eS, With
sublstilitiott oif "a sa ne mellihod of de
cldIng I these (I est Ions," in1cluding
abolishment of strikes, modification
of the Sherman law to permit con
solhition and makitng of federal au
Ilority supreme in regtulatinig rates,
Securities and accouints. Ilroads
should have the right to Initi-ate rates.
Mi. E1lliott argu ed. adding that the
int erstato c(01n1 iterce coimission
should have tlie right of suspension
hoth Judge Lovelt and Mr. Elliott
IE AL l'TATiE IAGAINS.
J. S. Bennett and Son farm,
205 acres, in 11-2 milet Trinity
Ridge school, $40 p r acre.
W. C. Abercron Ie house and
lot in town of Clinton, with
store-room, rent for $300 per
year. Price $3,: 00.
- 72 acre near Watt Is at
R. A. Coope csidlence on
Sulivan street, $5,000.00.
W. N. Murphy plantation, 89
acres, I mile of -Hickory Tavern
school, $65.00 Per acre.
Murphy Bolt place, 41 acres,
near Ahercrombie's store. Price
J. D. Bagwell Place. 295 acres,
near Waterloo. Price $20 per
Two metal itore-rooms at
C. & W. C. depot, $3,500.
William Solomon place, 85
acres near Humbert bridge, at
Walter Gosnell place near
Madden Station, 106 acres, at
$40.00 per acre.
LAUIIENS TRUST COM PANYV.
). E. Tod,41,
Mgr. Real Estate.
, ~ t You 'oi'd tiar wvill
mioney'-saini g servic ICI1
We Give rn
umen arme skilled weha
we( immake thle regulari lFo
by t he fac(tory. Bingi.
let us l ook it, over' -" a st
iurgeu the adoptin of the reorganiza
tion plan of the Association of Rail
way ilExecutives, including provision
for a Federal Transportation 'Board,
repretenting the piblic, to aid the in
terst to commerce commissilon. Re
ferring to the llimb or organized.
labor plan for tri-partite control of
the railroads, Judge Lovelt aild:
"It i rather a bold move of the
American ilolshevists to lake Iitt for
Russianization the one inuilstry that
affects all the people."
Railroad employes, hei added, ito
not understand the Plumb proposal
but -when they do "they will repudIate
and refuse to slipport it."
"If the railroads were lurned back
to their owners today .under existing
conidittiona" Ideclared .1Il(dge il ovett.
"it is not too111 much to say that bhal1f
of the roads would go into hankiltrupley
ahId. tie dividend paying roads would
have to reduce their dividend pay
Wage 'icreaeswilhout proport Ion -
ate inerease of rates woul I he dias
frous, Jud~ge l'ovett. assertled, add(Iin :
" It is utely initlossible to consider
thiv pr,'av ownlers taking over. the
railroads and operating Ithemt at le
present iatles." He offered two solli
tions: On'e to raise tie rates; the
other, pay the loss front the federal
Uinder private operatilonl, .11udgek
Lovett said in reply to 'ipresenta
tive Ilabyhni, Demuoerat. 'Texas, the
rallro'ids could not he opirated "any
iore economIlcally than Ile govern
In arguing that credit was the sole
(iquestion involved in lie railroad
problem, .1 ud4e Lovett said the gov
Prn ment Id ot propose to guaran
ten iiterest on dividends, but that it
was the duly of conigress to make
rail investmenit so attractive ats to
Induce prlllate Investments that will
secuire the necessary development
needed by the ipublic.
Pointing out the need of addition
'a1 railroad facilltile, th' Union Pa
cille resident said:
"If the government Itself Ia not go
ing to furnish the money then we mui
look to private individuals for it; and
not only regard for their conatituton
2a1 rights, but good pol-icy and common
lionsay demand that tiey 8hiould 1be
eniouraged an'1 protected, intsead of
milde the victims of every half baked
theory that unthinkable and unmoral
ignorance can muggent."
(overnment ownership was opposed
by Mr. 1'llott, but Judge :Lovett as
numed that the committee would not
consider the solution of the rail prob
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Ten Trunks uT1tAtinIng Ammunition)I
Shipped from New Vork, Deteetives
New York, Aug. 25.--Ten !trunks
containing aims and ammunition were
shlipped from tis city to McxieO on
the steamshlIp Morro Castle, which
sailed last Fi'iday for Ilavana, Pro
greso and Vera Cruz., according to in
formatt 0 'I obtained today by (etec
tiveS attached to the bomb squad.
The trunks were shipped from a
lroadway hotel. The department of
justice and navy depait mi lt have
been notified and it is expected gun
boats % will be sought to search the
The bomlb Sqluad detecvtives, who
have been in vestigating reports of
scret ammunition stores here, first
learnled of the( sh11iment through di1'
covery of ia bill of sale showing 17.
000 rounds of ammunition and 350
llotands1 of "talcuml" pow'der. had beenl
purchased oil August 1 ; from ia large
sing ii goods holtse inl this city anld
conlsignled to anl address wh*lehI (th!
deteelives fouild to be ftieilious.
They discovered today thatI the ex -
plosives had anelally found theilr way
to a lroadway hotel, where two Inen,
belleved to have been ageilts of tile
Alxicanl govinmntill, w r regisftered
The dtectves eliee theI took
passage on Ih .\Morro Castle wit the
tenl trunlks of amnu1111iion.
After the hotel had beei searched
for additional Stores of ex plosi ves, thie
detectives raided in tp-townI res
taurant, where they foun1(d several
iiore. trunks, believed to contain l am
munition. A package labeled "tal
Cim powder" ad several ri les also
were seized it the restalirant.
Keywest, Fla., Aug. 2.~P.-'i'.wo local
negroes were taken Into custody here
today for investigation of their alleged
attempts to buy 4,001) rounds of am
munition from Keywest dealers. Of
ficers say they believe the ammunition
was Intended to be sluggled lilto
Mexico via Cuba and that tile negroes
confessed that a strange FsPaniard had
employed them to (10 tile buying. The
men held are William atnd 14'onlard
The seventh reunion of tile Patter
son family was held August fihe 21s
at the Robin Patterson spring near
Lanford. The weather was line an'd
we had a most enjoyable day together.
There were several inembers pres
for the first tuime bit. we misseold (iite
ia Illimber of tile regular attendaits
who were prevented from attending
by Siclkness and other valses. There
were 107 members answeied to roll
cali. There have beei thriee inarriag
('s during the yart': .\iss I-:leen ('u'ry
to I)avid l'eden, .\liss Loma loole to
J. .1. Wofford, Miss Lullie Cox to S.
Ii. liordette. We are glad to welcone
thesv younlit meln as mllemble rs of our,
famlily ('lr'le' and1 wih thIem mulichI slid
eeSs and hiapinessl' through lIfe. 'lTe
following lIttle onles have beeni added
to thle roll: .\lar't ha Y'arbor~iough lilat -
I(hliion . liihn fI erry P'ooleC, Zilliec
lIlanilhe 'uillwnrtsoin and .10ohn Ander'
5(1n WoI ikman I. 'There ha ve been t wo
w(ere ireadi lby .\1r. .\1. (. Pat terson ande
1t. 1''. DcShiid. Wie hadl 7 boys ill
tihe service, lnot oine was cal led 1(o
make thle siupremeii( saciftee and only1113
a few Were wounlilded. Th'le majority
hiave becen diseharuged, severia Io(f wh~oml
Th'u'el lhef alltractio of11 th le dahy was:i
the most14 e'x('el t ltl by Ild '11' II.
I leShilelds, whlo saw ('ighileenl tmoniths
oif dl(cuption 11 ini Germiuany. lie was a
iml('mlbert of Ih In Ii7t Ii lniginl(eeris, I Itaini
ho(w divisioni, amil tohl most inlteresdt
ingly somelO of the ex peiencei'(s of his
army life. Lawrence Poole, allotherci
one of outr reoturined sold i'rs, gav' uis
somelI goodi mic~( oni the oirgani.
A fter en'joy'inlg Ithe no00n hiou to1 the'
fullest ex tenIt aind speding Hoime time11
('d to1 mieet Thur i isday biefore Ithe fourtth
Sunda 1111'in August 1920.
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qui Is a relatIve of the squasthl and1(
pumpkin, andI111 inbi t.. ta local11ty In
vich practicailly ull the rain) falls
within ta peiid of six weeks. The
base51 of the stI 'll) iswollen to form a
halrdl, woody sI 'trtre, which ini time)
tta~Inls the ize' oIf it large Hsgunshl. .it
is reali ly nolthinig more1 1thd0an vege ta
ble reser'voiir l5 desined to bonri upI i thle
scne t y mioistutre and1( d1ole (iut Ithe
Iir('(lius iluiI Ill timei olf li i'd,
It hin9 bieen not Ieed that pairroits usu,0
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and that the lioun uses the left 1)aW
wh'1en si rikh iug n14rey.
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