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COMB v0i.. ': PRESIDENT LYNCH TALKS TO AMERICAN BANKERS fe lb Them National Consciousness is not Aroused Ow l Outrageous Treatment of Americans Thinks Federal Reserve Act Will be Boon to Country. ; , Associated Tress.) j cd, the most important subject of the K 1 Mo., Sopt. '-8. The day is the operation of the federal ... linkers Association, whose ! reserve act, said President Lynch :. ha during the past year' CrIt'cLsm f.Jhe reserve banks had , , .,,.,. , , ' ;Come from different sources: from the t,ta! of lb.OU, banks, open-; t,:mks of finac!al centers, whicm . , r.i! convention here today ; jected to the absorbtion by the reserve , .,'den:. James K. Lynch 0f: l,anks f tho s"PPly of bank accep tances; trom the small banks in the more remote districts, with complaint that the requirements for the elig ible paper are too strict and from the member banks generally nrotestinc HICKORY, N. C. THURSDAY EVENING SEPT. 28, 1916 Pike Two Cents LATE FALL WILL TO MAKE EFFORT SAVE MUCH COTTON The sporting editor of the Record, who has taken a lively interest TO EXTEND STRIKE CHICAGO WOMAN WAS KILLED IN HOTEL ARTILLERY IS PLAYING ON GERMAN POSITIONS in (By Associated Press.) Philadelphia, Sept. 28. The iden- delivering an address liscussed the federal national defense. i Miaty purpose of a govern- said, "is 'to provide ade '. : '-r t r the country govern : a ,-hamefully hhis purpose . . elected under one admin ir'a r another is a fam liar (By Associated Press.) New York, Sept. 28. Renewed ef football, is authority for the state-' orts were made today to extend the tity of the woman who was shot in ment that the weather will continue strike an unions in tne. cixy to en a hjtel rQOm here yesterday by Mrs. warm for at least two more weeks !frce the demands of the striking Relzar who also shot and kill- that is, no serious frost will occur, ! street railway men!. Only: part of Uelzar, who also shot and kill despite the fact that some of the the men went out n strike- ed her comPanion. c- J. Graveur of nights have been ususually cold and ! The. estimated number of those go- New York, after finding them in a a light frost has been reported in the in n sr,ike ranged from 500 to room together, was established today county. . .125,000. The maximum number was T T . rTha yr i.v.: .-. oiupn nut hv thp ahnr paricr.q " v.w - 'caaun iui tins is xnai jooxDau & ' . . , teams requ re cold weather to play well. And they always have the op posite during the first few weeks. For at least 12 years this has been ease, and iarvner oacR than tins Unions; havine- a total membership LeDuc arrived today from Lhica- of 164,000 are to vote on the strike go and visited his wife at Jefferson 4ray-. . , . hospital, where she was lying serlous- jrouce omciais saiu luuuy muu u. , , , n t(ril-a wqc in nrntrvncc I Vi fi r' luafi J was in progress little evidence of it. There was an affected donesters If tvi ect.- i.a..ij i - I Several nf the elevated and subwav hosDital tiiii, anuun oiiuuiu nave two or .. . meeting- when LeDuc reached the tbroo i,ri-c. . :u tt lines pontinue normal todav exceDt against an enforced investment that! something would happen in the cot. for th withdrawal of a number of earned no immed ate prospects of di-ton crop lne. It is expected that owing to the Jewish holiday. the crop wi.l be about half of normal, 1 I French and British Evidently Preparing for An other Advance Germans Fail at Verdun Violent Fighting on Macedonia, Galicia and Volhynia Fronts. (By the Associated Press) i vened in Berlin in what promised to Although no new advances for thebe a short, stirring session. Inter- , . c . . i est centered on the speech of Dr. entente on, the Somme front are re-1 .... ! Bethmann-Hoiiwcg, he lmJinal ported by Paris today, the violent;,. , ' . , t ,- , 1 J " ; chancellor, who is expected to discuss struggle if?c ontinued with the artil- peace terms. lery- ,On the British fiont north of the The French have been thrusting j Somme the Ger.nans have bet n driv out forcefully and are almost in a j en back at various points along the direct line north of Peronne, against '4 U2 mile front. In the center of Before LeDuc reached the hospital which a sPeedy climax of their de-jthis seclor the British have advanced viilends and on reserve denosita nn wh'ch no interest is paid. To all these objections he pointed out that conditions for two years past have been abrormal and furnished no evi- I donee of what the reserve system ...ven to boasting of our could do, but that muchh ad already Nhm wo aiv no longer ca-;l'ct'n accomplished. Bank accep ... ' . t . tances for vhe first time have been . rig p:n pi- cVs in our teet. m:uk possibie as cmUt instruments : to i:Tgo? For years n connection with the important and - in Mexico have been sub-i export of merchandise, the dollar murder and the most un- l;ml 1 " makinK Its way in South ... . i Amer:ca and m the Orient, and na- : asrc. and the nat onal con-it;onai banks are open ng branches in barely aroused. Not foreign coun'ries. I a' -ne. but w thin our own "The federal reserve act," he said,! well as on the high seas "s made the financial organization. , . , . . iot this country pos3 ble, and the pre-! ncpu. on their lawful oc-, Hminarv stens to that end haw but a few more days might pull the average up 25 per cent. Already the com crop on uplands has done well, the hay crop was nev er better, many acres wiil be planted in small grain, and if the weather remains m id cotton will dump a few thousand extra dollars into the laps of the farmers. HUGHES SPEAKS AT JERSEY STATE FAIR GREECE DECIDES 10 ENTER WA he told of his happy married life for 15 years and his trust in his wife. He repeated many times that he did not doubt li s wife's fidelity. Mrs. LeDuc said later that she went with Graveur to his room for the sole purpose of getting a hand bag she left there and tfiat Mi;. Belzer jumpeoNfrom a closet and be gan shooting. velopment is to be expected. j from Thiepval to Beaucort L'Appaye. JMeanwh'le activity has been re-1 Berlin declares that the British sumed at Verdun, the Germans again 1 ard French attacks between the An- REPUBLICANS Athens, Wednesday, Sept. 27, via s London, Sept. 28. The Associated i Press is in a position to state posi- L FAVOR ARBITRATION attacking east of the Meuse. The assaults were -repulsed, Paris says. The Russians have resumed their v'olent attack in southern Galac.a and Volhynia, but report that the Auro-Germans are putting up a des perate offensive in the region west of the Vardar. The German reichstag today con- ci'2 ?.rA the Somme yesterday were repulsed along the greater part of the front. The British claimed a gain of more than a mile of German trenches north of Fleurs and the tak ing of a redoubt ftortheast of Thiep val. Paris reports French gains east and northeast of Peronne. one 10 death whi-e the ready been taken. Th's, to mv mind. - umbered or murmured the great reason why the bankers (By Associated Press.) ,.1...... ; should work with the act and not Trenton, N. J., Sept 28. Charles tively that King Constantine decided 1 ' U. I 4. t... :i . . . . . .. ... ... . ... ;aK'ir.t 11, siiuum uy 10 mukt 11 suc- Hughes today addressed an audi- this morning m favor of an immediate : . . 1 1 e .l 1. 1. ii : 1 01 Pm.i,nS u.1, ('eiec er.ee at the state fair wn.eu m 11; 111 rauMr n 10 iau, ior in n. wt . I' .u n '.c :ir 'tv.e have grown rich.' fat. an.i have grown today the most, under the blue canopy With him dec.aration of war on Bulgaria. (By Associated Press.) Saratoga Springs, Sept. 28. With more than 800 delegates present, the Republican convention effected per- 'they w 1. have not' only 011 tho st3nd were successful and de-; Reports that a general mobilization marfent orffanization todiv l sten- I'.u.ng so. strengthened the banking system bat.feated Republican candidates for va- had been ordered are premature na tion, "With respect 'to the federal farm loan act. Mr. Lvnch declared tihat ne aiso ' we as nation we are sick, it 1 viduals that we must supply Congress does not lead, wh'le the end sought was sociological, - public opinion. First of; an endeavor to stem the drift of pop- ' I cooperat.on, teamwork, ulation to the cities, lower rates of in . . that win any kind of hu- teres't and greater facilities for get- i ivor. and to secure this ting into debt would not of them thing quite so good as uni- selves serve to accomplish th's re iv l-'Ty training wh'ch arouses suit. "The men who ave the most t: feeling and national con- intimate experience with farm condi- as nothing else can do. i t ons generally believe that borrowing ri'- task or' vitai'c ng 'the na- is already too easy for the farmer," ;.. mn: important agency is he said. . wh'ch informs, instructs, Touching on the European war, the . v!m :i shvs tho people. It great notations of foreign loans me- cne ignorart of the difh- here and the enormous inflow of gold, :cMtv .to,' ;n ! 'd.eiing and. My Lynch said: . ti1(. p,,.,- ... f. r't l--;ze the' "We ma" expect that as soon as ' !'n;;i'e of d- ficjer.cles, but the war is over and the normal im - much to ask our pmers that poiis of merchandise are refused the .1- 1 the .nrirer v't-w of our na-j excess of "old will leave us, and this 1' 1 rs ard help in the difficult ! will be by no means an evil. The hVh Is before us. and to ask surplusage of gold and the loaning : -ojile that they discriminate' power set free by the federal reserve t'ri" varying grades of ability act together are likely to cause a -rricy w th which the work is cred't expansion which will need care ful supervision by our bankers, to :r people can ri.-e to the the end that the corresponding con- '.f cit zenh:p that the times ' traction does not find us unprepared. !. the work that must be done The control of both the export and ;vonip1ish"d peacefully and in 'the import of gold should be guided i' if they will not learn from by the federal reserve board, which r experience of our kin across was intended to perform this f unct on the reformation will be-and which has the power necessary ' utit '.mill tVi- ii!n rf irov " ! tn stabilize exchange through this ' lldioi VilV lw ----- - rious offic es at last Tuesday's primary election. After the session of the council this Mr. BUCHAREST WAS FATE OF RACES VISITED BY AIRMEN ed to a speech and annointed com mittees nrenfaratorv juTn-nfririo- a morning, the premier hastily called Dl.atform ,atep in tho- Hughes discussed the tariff, a cabinet meeting. The premier de- ni oaAava rt ij -u assailed the administration clared the government was giving the himine tn maW wow w c( (By Associated Press.) for the Adamson law, and he reiter- matter serious consideration and there jater in the evening. of Charles E.i Berlin, via London, Sept. 28. Ger ated his declaration in favor of pro- is every indication that war with Bui- Hughes. iman aviators yesterday again tecting American rights. His speech 'garia is imminent. 1 The n!atfor awapH m!,i,J dropped a great number of bomba drew considerable applause. I iAXKT re-aeveiopea mat me King a strong plea for arbitration of in. j had decided on a declaration of war dustr'al disputes and to advocate re- HUGHES DISCUSSES TARIFF IN PITTSBURG against Bulgaria. The prospects of -war with Bulga ria have been received with satisfaction. submission" in 1917 of suffrage amendment. the woman s on Bucharest, according to today's official statement which says that a "number of buildings are still burn ing in Rumania's capital as the result of our bombs." tr as the hankers are concern- means. .Pittsburg, Sept 28. Charles E. Hughes went through the big steel making district of Pittsburg yester day addressed thousands of working men, returned to the city last night and ended the first day of his cam paign in Pennsylvania with a speech in the music hall of the Pittsburg ex position. The chief theme in all of Mr. Hughes' addresses today was the protective tariff. To an audience of MR thousands of workmen at the Home stead Steel Plant, he declared pres- lent cond tions of prosperity would COMMISSIONERS E SHORT SESSION TODAY (By Associated Press.) New London, Sept. 28. The American-Mexican joint commission, after a brief session, adjourned today to meet at Atlantic City next Monday. FEWER DRUNKS paralysis cases IN BRITISH mm AT mm AM Y DECIDED IN BIG LEAGUES (By Associated Press.) New York, Sept. 28. The four leading clubs in the National League race play here today and the local series may decide the pennant. Brook jyn and Philadelphia, occupants of first and second place, will play in Brooklyn. The fate of the Boston club will be put to the test in the series that begins at the Polo grounds today. Brooklyn's advantage over Phila delphia is 1 games, while Boston is 4Y2- games behind the leaders. In the American (League Bostlon has a lead of three games over Chi cago and 4 games over Detroit. Volunteers' Home Here To Be Dedicated This Afternoon For Service "'tSsSs Wt-- ' yr; ' '""T 1 ifiiii?iii-iifiB-Tnniniiiii "inri 1 (By Associated Press) : ; London, Sept. 28. There isn't any BARBER'S FUNERAL thing 1 ke as much drunkenness in the TO BE HELD TOMORROW British army as there used to be. ; Lord French attributes much of this i . . n -yr ttt it? t improvement to the great work Funeral service for Mr. W. W. Bar- done bv the YoUne Men's Christian not endure in the days when Europe ber, who died at Spruce Pine yester- Association and kindred bodies. They would be at peace unless the United day, will be held from the Church of have established innumerable sub States should adopt a protective tar- the Ascens'on tomorrow at 10 o'clock, stitutes for the canteen which Thom iff. To an. audience that jammed the Rev g. Stroup, rector, conducting as Atkins has found much more at music hall he ,repeatied this state- the service. The remains will be in- tractive and much less expensive.' ment ton ght. In his night address he terred in Oakwood cemetery. It was They prov de wholesome refresh-' also dwelt at length upon his views expected to hold the funeral today, but ments and harmless recreation for, on the Adamson bill, the Administra- the family desired to vtfait for several him. And religion, too If he wants tion's policy toward Mexico, the ship- relatives and friends The remains it. Often he helps himself to all; ping bill and what he termed extra- win arrive from Spruce Pine this three (By Associated Press.) New York, Sept. 28. The number of new cases of infantile paralysis reported by the health authorities re mained stationary today, there being reported 26 cases The number of deaths doubled, 10, which was five more than yesterday. WSN NEGROES H T BY TENNESSEE MOB MARKETS vagant claims made by the Adminis- evening. tration ior naving aiaea Dusiness. Mr. Hughfcs spoke from a plat form upo.i which were seated Repub licans and Progressive leaders who have opposed each other in the state during the past four years. On his way here from Cleveland he was met and escorted to th s city by Senators tmmillHHinc Oliver and 1 , COTTON FUTURES er . These, with A'exander P. Moore and other Progressive and Republi can leaders, sat w.th him on platform ''I remember," he said, "when I TO ASSAIL REPUBLICAN STAND (By Associated Press.) Long Branch, Sept. 28. Arrange ments for President Wilson to assa;I the Republican stand on the issues of the campaign were made at a confer- i ence here today between the president, ' Chairman McCormick and Secretary J Tumulty. j Mr. Wilson will make at least two I speeches in New York state, one in j New York city and the other at Buf ; falo. The speeches will be made in j October. A decision also was reached for the president to make at least one speech here every Saturday for four weeks. He already has agreed to (By Associated Press.) New York, Sept. 28. The cotton the market opened barely steady at a de- In his speech Mr. Hughes 0y,ne. nf Wo to 14 noints todav. De emphasized hs belief that the Repub- . ,. , . 1Rn7 anA Tntinnrv the army during that time has been Mean party was re-united. ,,,r,jr A1 j i, " -r something very little short of nrracu- lO io.io uexuxe tne cilu ui imlo Thnap WVm Vmvt sorvoH 11 (By Associated Press.) Nashville, Tenn.; Sept. 28 Two neeroes. charged with connection with first joined the army how long ago them urder ud Burns at the phos I don't like to remember the only mine a Gardonsburg Saturday refuge of the soldier was the can- night, were taker, from the Hohen- teen. In those days we had old sol- w"! J" "L tibP road to the 1 addTess the Pennsylvania delegation clers who used practically to live on carr.ed on .a hill to the road tothe beer. It used to be quite a common mine bound to a tree and riddled j October 14. thing in those days for an old sol- with bu iets. S i .. -- .- dier to sell h"s food to the young re cruit and buy beer and live upon it. "I think it is something like thirty or thirty-five years ago s'nee the foun ders of the Y. M. C. A. commenced their benefic'al work and the change that has come over the personnel of On the program "The breach of recent years has been healed," he said, "and our na- hour on covering. tional aims at th's time are conceived ( fhe market closed steady, to be of such transcendent importance Open that we know of no difference and are October -- 15.66 not allowing any former disagree December -- -- -- 16 00 ments to impair our unity of effort. january -- 16.10 We are truly progressive sanely pro- March 16.29 gressive, looking forward to the so- Mav 16.45 . . - 1 . 1 1 .1 . 1L - v lut on oi :mporrant proDiems mat mis r.Dv century will place before us." In his night speech Mr. Hughes HICKORY MARKETS aa n assailed the administration for t . the Adamson law. the shipping law Wheat i.iu the Underwood tariff. He left at midnight for Trenton, N. J., where lous. Those who have served all those years in the army can realize it better than anybody else. Close "A few years before the war com 15.79 menced this improvement began to 16.06 manifest itself in a most extraordi 16.13 nary manner, and especially with re- 16.31 gard to the dim nution df crlime Nearly One Thousand Children in Schools; Why Changes Were Made With tverv teacher in the schools at his or her post this week, and with nearly e'ght hundred pu- 16.50 . " ... ----- ... , 1 . i 1 i , i.. i. ri at ' hp Tvhir.e. scnooi a-.Ki -w u nun- uruiiKeimess was xuiiiieriy a must, -- . - , . prevalent crime in the army. I re- dred at the colored scnooi, the hrst member that we used to have strings week of the new school year is araw- nf rifvfniiH-PT-s outside thp order v :rg a successiui. cio&e. rooms waiting to be punished for ... . .i . tf..l ! l. !- offpndnnce !'.n! l.JnZ were Revs J. L. Murphy, J. D. Harte,'he wil speak and Saratoga Springs,' 'iiii mi fi uu liituui 'v - t i:ortn nnr. i , ?ch,,luU,J for this afternoon at; A. L. ;niof -. .?, and it was expecieu u.-j : . y promised . ....... 1 1 r i:i i i'i.lk vvMa ement wuuw m""" - li iciids of the mover XJL PTTI CMCWT I ILL ! L 111 MADE IN WINKLER DEATH MINISTER K00 Garth, Capt. y.. where he will deliver an ad-' Mus e by a r,-ess tonicht. His voice still showed signs of the strain under which he has been laboring but was measur ably improved. AS QUIT HIS POSITION SUCCEEDS DR. WOOD city which grade tor some unKnown reas,- on had only about tweniy-nve pupus out of the old South school district. The first grade at the South school furnished even a more proplexing problem, owing to the fact that some of the parents objected to the small rViIldrpr, crossing the railroad. Sutp. The main task confronting the su-;Mcrntosh held consultations Wednes- HniT-Vpdnptsc Ymi Imrdlv pvpr sppii nerintencent cms wees nas uecu dav anl inursaay witn as many i Cotton 15 a drunken soldier now, and in many shifting of pupils in the several j fhe patrons in the affected district as other directions the work of these grades, so as to g.ve an approximate-, h s time would permit and to the ... .. ,, ... . , i .. niimKa r.c rViilrtrpri to the i ,,.a tv.o nQfrnnc thpu rpsnonried ;rstitut:ons upon xne spiritual ana iy even numwvi ,x r. . ---- , ivicun, , moral edvelopment of the solider is grades at the several buildings. Thejto the emergency almost to a man verv marked and has been clearly most pronounced irregularities as to. It is regretted by ail who have the " - 1 1'. h1CT Qnn 1 1 A 1 4U1- nvir Yya nhll. numuers were munu m -ne '"i scnouis au iiei l wiai any via ww I was commander-in-chief founh grades at the South build'ng, dren are compelled to cross the rail- -1., -v . !--. wrartp 'at T.np worn vnoW hut tho nniirinTns mat maite n. in r ranee ior some eignxeen moni.ns aim m . :r i'uau w- " -- I realized what these institut ons building. Immediate.y after the open-, necessary for some to do so are wholly have done for soldiers. It was on ing of school-Monday it became ap-j beyond the control of the council or CHICAGO WHEAT (By the Associated Press) ti n a. no XT ' . '-lr4-n J uuago, oepu 4o.-rtui;ui..u- proved. mg tn(ax wneat snowea weakness "When tne outset toaay xne mamei iaiei developed strength. Opening prices, which ranged from 1-4 to 1 cent low Dr. G. H. scow oi meoane nas pur- l d b further rise er with December at 1.51 1-4 to 152 h w 0f battle that the men show- narent that the fifth grade at the,the school . authorities, and it is 1-4 and May at 1.52 1-4, were fol- ,gd hat different men t'fay were. North school had about eight or tenj dearly the duty of all parents who (By Associated Press.) here, together with the goodwill, and 1,iml,mimimmn,IMHM!Hm ,irom now on wm vumjji.w : charge. Dr. Scott is a member of the wpII known Alamance family of that name and will be given a warm wel- I . . c i. OQ rir 1'CKing, 1'- ., , nnr!,r v on account Of 111 healtn, DUt secuifs xium i"s i-6- v.6 "-,7 . .f; ; r9Hp inister to the united rr;-;;- Vnyux ho aoon in - MArt- rarolilia. Probablv lo- plosive shells... But tnrough it an ievu - , mi I'u!, settlement of the claims of the m'ly of Mr. Henry Winkler, who , M '-inn.l in thfi COUlSlOn worn fvo Carolina arm ;-"-' . i-:- .-iot'rm to the for- r : " , k; uoH of lliCKory has sent ms i"'6 - ma iwuai ... . L - a 1 1 1 1 1 Vt o a tnO A.' .;- nmn 'civing Ui neniu' reason. The resignation has not (By been accepted. ti Roosevelt tvill make at least five Dr. Koo'S resignauun ----- tern stateg for i sensat'on m Peking THE WEATHER Wellington come .here. Dr. Wpod .retire, tern- ?, Ml1IIIIIIIIIIIIIUUUUam "V fnnV n,e hih - and that there was urgent necessity of j account oi m nemui, uuu " , .. , ,. -1 Anj-i-M-vtr ii- a. 1 a.- 1 4-a m This war has demanded more in the more pup-is tnan u u...- UVe in me sections auu , v- vay of nerve and courage from our dated, there being fifty-five in all, S00perate with the superintendent, prin- men thfan any war that has1 ever It was thought that these children k-ipals and teachers, to the end that ail happened in the history of the world, could be taken care of at Claremont of the children may be placed as to The most constant courage has had Investigation proved, however, that ( make possible the greatest good to Tho the fourth jrrade at the boutn tmiiaingi the greatest number. and-nie-ht No bit of eround is was in equally as crowded condit on,! A detailed report will be made to- 111 UI 1UW Ul kJHi cjr o-.w ww '-in f rf'wrVif trnin north been made by Mr. VVhltener. who was employed to I'P'ar for the railroad company in ii-- wreck case. The exact amount 1 th" damage is not known but it is 'vl.Tstood that the claim, hospital Associated Press.) Sept. 28. Theodore !cal showers tonight and Friday; cooler our men Friday, moderate south winds. have "shown a magnificent When eleven of the fourth graders at COMPARATIVE WEATHEB Conf 97 The recently speeches in western sUtes for W - J . m . a m v m A w IffA Qfk-!"! nnosed Hugnes, n wa au b Minimum xruan i hurni expenses appro- app0 nted foreign mi Rlnbi:can headquarters ! '"(), Mr. C. L. Whitener appear-PP who favors the monarchy. RePaDl can " I for the family. to . ' 1916 83 79 66 i . i . VrtnTh cnnnni urprp r s prrf I 1 1 courage. une cannot dui rememuer -"c .wuwi ov.... "r. VT IT- that the old soldiers of the past were the Claremont building, the comb;na snlendld, but they certainly -rever tion room composed of fourth and sed the splendid courage that fifth grades under the direction ot 1915 has been shown in this war.' One Mrs. R. W. Carver became so , con 90 cannot help thinking .that perhaps gested that a still further shift of 58 it is to be traced to theork of these some of the fifth grade children had 74 institutions" to " be made to the South building, 4 the number of children enrolled by grades at the various buildHngs, and this statement should be sufficient to con vince all of the necessity for imme diate and whole-hearted cooperation. All teachers are hopeful of getting thoroughly in touch with their work this week, and it is confidently pre dicted that by next Monday every thing will be working smoothly.