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Daily Y cord State Library i H NO. IS. in HICKORY, N. C. SATURDAY EVENING SEPT. 30, 1916 rr- Pricc Two Cents (( RY SCHOOLS SHOW 1 CREAS i IN FIRST WEEK mllment Now Nearly Thousand anA ih vuiiuilUCs ! Grow Thirty-One More Pupils in White Schools Than Last Year This Time Some School News. a r.c la the cnrol'mont cim! schools of the city .'f the ti rst week of the and the second week d schools. North School Hoys G'rls Total PHILADELPHIA IS 27 16 43 r..io - 21 20 41 i 15 22 37 -...Ic 16 15 31 26 20 46 20 24 44 aic 15 22 37 :.ido 34 41 75 .lc 25 22 47 .de ... ID 21 40 .:r:ido 7 15 22 225 238 4G3 South Silool 20 20 49 ,.ie 11 16 27 i.- 14 14 2S , i,. 18 20 38 .9 23 30 . 22 9 31 r. ! -- 17 11 28 120 113 233 ( l.i ri mont School 14 11 25 : urates 14 12 26 : trade 21 25 46 . 49 48 97 ch'Mren -- 3'.) i 3l.H 793 :i ,!r n 94 103 197 v hole school ..488 502 990 NOW LEADING BROOKLYN (By Associated Press.) New York, Sept. 30. The Phila- th ipnia ciud c. moed into nrst place in e National League race today by paring the numbers n the i !i s at the d fferent bull '.' rv.-dliy be seen that the ra..s are the more con : .ha it is therof'Ts nccos . r.t increasinir the enrol!, .-e grades any more than ..'ltd. . iM'nn,l. fifth :ho Nor.h school, the first the Smith school, and thet i fifth grades at Claremont to 2. The game was played in the forenoon, because the Brooklyn man ager objected to a double-header this afternoon, Lu lerus' batting was a big factor "n the success of the Th Hies, although Itixey pilched strong ball. Pfeffer was 46 hit hard throughout. The score: R. H. E. "h'ladelphia 7 10 3 Brooklyn 2 5 1 Batteres: Rixey and Killifer; Pfeff. er and Miller. ri ie Bos i ii Americans appeared reasonably sure of being a contender n tV world F?r3 today. She must '? a!' her remaining games and Chi a .o must win all four from Cleveland an J sixth in orcer to e or rst P'ace- II WHITE MEN SENTENCED BY COURT "Judge" A. II.' Parker was sentenc ed to 18 months on the roads In two h' necessary, therefore, to, at y d'.'T ct lines that have ii.-f-.-tofore. 'h case other . 'k to en er those grades,! ! the new children to one' .uV. building, not especial-! ! t to them. Or, if new 'i r at once, and t ;s found : . t! cm to the bui'd . '; ccnreistlon, it . . ry I., rv.;? a still fur-, : i mo! g 'ihtc h'liVn al-j ..". !. ;u a. to avo'd over-, i u'Iut whi'e some other r.M m to accommodate ad-. "f. In any event par- II i i . .i r-.ll i ! :ne scr.o n mater. any . . . , ,, .. tjK. coopera- cases ana si, J. cnne was nnea $uu i w: f. sts-d dut i'ig the past by Recorder B. F. Campbell Friday p:ttror.s may rest assured night following one of the most sen--hno! -avuhor ties w 11 ox- sat;ona and ;hotr.y contested, cases , ;ho fu USv extent to , , , . , , . . ' - - a bar '.ho upon any- that had come before the local court .n recent months. Parker was given .liY ' shi uld bo remem- n no months for conducting a d sor- !tc orderly house and nine months for . .u ... .i ,m. mproper re.ations. Mine was nnea , mi:.! ici -l'.t'on? th",s year, $100 on the latter charge. Both r. :: chool bvilding could appealed, Parker's bond being placed -i'Vied, aud the very best at $1 000 and Cline'a at $200, both !." had have been provided .v ' care of the overflow grades 8 wised. re ,v l.ui 'd n can be erected Numerous witnesses testified to ; i !, Children liv'ng north the unsavory reputation of "China . r ni in the eastern section town. where the alleged violations Z.&ZrZ&lZtt E occurred, and miniSters and other cit i - h '', and if a few south izens were present to lend tne.r sup i ad have to cross to the nort to law and order. The defen- .- ! ' ;n or irr .o eruer w.cu nts r.:.!:r;r near the eastern Dart or l.-s ir lanfa uiprn rpnrPSAnted bv Messrs. at (' arcmont, or u , , j u -araa :, the Claremont secfoni ana Y "I nt r,up attendance at the j represented by Messrs. Sa.f and Bag- in order to reacn x.neir,bv ana tne city was repreaentcu uy Sfll5sEPERS NB U.S. FROST YET, GERMANY DENIES DESPERATE ENCOUNTERS UT LIKELY TONIGHT (By Associacd Press.) Berlin Sept. 29, via London, Sept 30 Practically all the Berlin papers contribute to the bitter crittlcism of the Americans who have joined the French army. The news of the death in action of Lieutenant Rockwell of At lanta and Asheville is the subject of outbursts against the United States. The Post says that the presence of Rockwell and others in enemy camps cannot be regarded as acts of indi viduals and others, but declares that the American people are aiding her enem'es in every way possible. The paper says that the "Rockwell incident shows to what depths regard tor neutrality has sunk among our enemies and in America." TORPEDOIN VESSELS ! 0 ! ! ! ARE REPORTED IN FRANCE ALLEGED MURDERER HELD IN CUSTODY (By Assoeitted Press.) Mountain View, N. H., Sept. 30 F. L. Small, who was arrested yester day after the finding of his wife's body In the ruins of a burnt cottage here, remained undter guard in a ho- el here today pending a preliminary trial. Attorney General Tuttle and Coun ty Solicitor Hill took charge of the ase. Dr. B. Frank Horne, medical referee, who examined Mrs. Small's 'jody, said the skull was fractured by -ome blunt instrument and tha she 'iad been strangled by a cord. WILSON SPENDS BUSY DAY IN NEW JERSEY (By Asioeimted Press.) Lor.? Branch. SeDt. 30. President Wilson's program today was the bus es c arranged for him since he came o Shad ow Lawn This morninc be reviewed the fourth New Jersey re(g ment at Seagirt and this afternoon he will address a delegation from Now York. The New Jersey regiment recent v returned from the horder and the presidant felt a piarticular interest n it. He reviewed the troons from the "1 ttle white hose" occurjieH bv WARMER WEATHER PROMISED MONDAY (By'AMoeiated Pre.) Washington, Sept 30. Generally fair weather willp revail in the south- 2a3tern states during the week begin ning tomorrow. The weather bu reau says temperatures will be below he normal at the beginning of the reek, followed by warmer weather Monday. :i' !.!. the faul ',y'Mi:!y is re can be any is not one for r;,r a Murnhv. assisted by UlbJ a vv 4 r ' reso'.nsible or tori., . j.M. Mf, A. A. wniiener A vnunc white woman told of being i - - j , vill k;ndly bear these things carried to the place by being carried "..ri if oerta n of their ch l- to the place by Parker. She had t'. attend one school build- Cr.me from Spartanburg, it was said, thoe in other grades have and had been at Brookford. S ncc a a d trerent school bui'ding. there were some scarlet fever cases that many of the problems n that section, she will be placed m d when tne new scnooi (uarani.ne in me mcwwn ja . ....6 d. but in the meantime the convening of court the last of .v.Tk together in harmony next Month. I or the who'e school. I Among those testifying as to the the people for their kind reputations of the two men were f the teachers, the princ - Revs. J. L. Murphy, J. i wnn ana '! ''I -I'p'-rin'cndent, I am, Very truly yours. C. E. McINTOSII. 5SES TISH LO! !l!!0r I A0T U13L LH0I MONTH irtv Associated Press. Sept. .",0. British .osses inhrr vvrre n t the rate of J. D Harte. Ch ef of roiice Len and Sergeant S'gmon a'so told of the general reputation of these men. No body gave ihem a good character. - It was brought out in the speeches of the prosecution that Parker, who onco had been sentenced for selling liquor, suddenly became converted and ' armed a bench in a local church un til the sentence had been repealed. Then, it was int mated, he slid back wards n a hurry. , The larse crowd of citizens had heard of the escapades of Parker and Cline In the past ana tney were it Fr dav alternoon iu . 5rt all the moral support it desired r.'rra oi-'t purtshmcnt.. The tr'a lasted from 2 in the afternoon until after 8 at night, and the people UChf Lentz, who w 11 be a witness ;n superior court against the men, ,ninSgrpr med with court records and fVinro-es Tne min.sw ----- cut CO r FIRST SNOWFALL OCCURS ALABAMA Thanks for a rather high wind last! (By Associated Press.) n.ght and partly cloudy weather, Berrn, via Sayville, Sept. 30. Monsieur Jack Frost, who was billed Neither the steamer Kelvinia nor the to visit the extreme western pare est e, , , the state and whos eemed likely to steamer Stra.htay was attacked by pay this section a v sk, was kept at German submarines, it is stated by arm's length. ut t was a close call competent authorit'es, the Overseas Early Friday morning the a r felt Newg Agency says like winter and shivers ran down the . . backs of persons with thin blood, i Consequently reports m fore gn All that the weather bureau can wspapers alleging these steamers promise for tomorrow is fair weather. ; were torpedoed by German craft wiih- JNotnmg is saia aoouc a rise m tem-j0ut warnine- are untrue peraiure, tnuugii siiwng nortn wmiis are Indicated. Frost cannot compete with the zephyrs, and the chances are that this section again will es cape. In the meantime the weather, fol lowing the habit of weather should begin moderating ther eporter says this because he is interested in all the cotton and sweet anj Irish po tatoes that have not matured around here and by Monday the tempera ture should be mild again. A couple of weeks of warm sunshine would be worth lots to this section, wh ch has just been refreshed with nearly an inch of rain. Germans Counter-Attack in Effort to Regain Lost Ground on Somme Front and French Make Further Gains Bulgarians Claim New Success. Twenty-eight Americans were on board the Kelvinia as hostlers and all were rescued. GREAT ACT V TY The West Hickory graded school of which Rev. J. B. Pruitt is principal, will begin the fall term Monday morn-' ing. j UNDERSEA WARFARE ViOREUNiON MEN RETURN 10 WORK SOM E MORE ARR ESTS DLACKMA IL CASES (By Associated Press.) Washngton, Sept. 30 Much more complete infoma,tSoji on Germany's submarine activities, which supple ntionel Lord Robert Cecil's state ment last night, was received' in Washington in dispatches from Lon don, today. During the las two months no less than 262 vessels of (By Associated Press.) Desperate fighung has been in prog ress clc'-.g the northern end of the Somme fror.t, where the British re cent y have made important inroads south of the Ar.cre. London to lay reports heavy coun ter attack on a captured redoubt and the Hessian tv?rkth and declares that a division of the new British army acquitted itself with credit. Farther down the line on the Somme the French have resumed their at tacks, pushing farther their wedge '-. the region of Rancourt. Further 'n'ain-s were made by means of hand gremades. The Brit'sh lost heavily in the fight ing during September dn the Somme front. This is indicated by the list which shows that the rate has been at the rat of 3,800 a day. In Macedonia the Bulgarians report a success in the region of the Ser b an border. LORD CECIL CRITICISES ADDRESS OF CHANCELLOR London, Sept. 30. The address of the German imperial chancellor, Dr. fBv Associated Press. 1 Chicago, Sept. 30. Two men and a11 nationalities have been sunk by a woman were arrested by agents of submarines Of those 15 were re the department of justice in a raid on Parted sunk without warn'ng with a private apartment at 4 o'clock this the loss of 84 lives. A total of 66 morning and held in operation of the neutral vessels were destroyed, 15 Mann act b!ackma"lers' syndicate. being torpedoed without warning. Pursuinsr their investigation of the Today's supp.emental information ... - .! ji i n -i . ! case of a wealthy merchant of Cedar "rings ou mat me suDmanne activ-jvon Bethmann-Hollweg, in the Reich Rapids, Iowa, who is alleged to have &y had practically doubled in the -stag is more remarkable for what it been done out of $15,000 by the syn- last two months. During June af-omitted than for what it said, accord die te, federal agents took out of ter "tne delivery of the American note ing to Lord Robert Cecil, minister of (By Associated Press) a packet several letters from two on the Sussex, accepting Berlin's war trade, who, m d.scussmg, the New York, Sept. 30. Officials of Ch MM rirl. wfcn v, assurance that protection would he1 sPeech . the Associated Press de- the Amalo-ater Assoc'aLion of Street , . , , . & .,. , . cleared tne most s gnincan lact in con- Ra-lwS Employes today began the havmS lured h5m to the!r rooms afforded Passengers, 55 vessels were nection with the chancellor's utter distribut on of benefits among street Ch;cago for the purpose of black- sunk and six, ncluding three neu-'ance was his failure to mention Bel- car men who have been on strike here mai-. , a-ais, were sunk wfthout warmner. g'um. jora xtoDert saia since September 9. Each man was to receive ?5. Efforts to Inaugurate a general strike in behalf of the car men was given a jolt, when the 900 brewery workers, who quit in response to the call, returned to work today. Labor leaders asserted that 100, 000 workersy- aside from the Hebrew trades, are idle. FRENCH AVIATOR IN A LONG FLIGHT -The (By Associated Press.) Paris, via London, Sept. 30. war office announced today that a French aeroplane starting yesterday from the Macedonian front passed over Bulgaria, dropping bombs. on Sofia and continued to Bucharest. No heavy fightfing on "llhe Macedonian front was reported today. Attorneys for the girls claimed that wirh a loss of 25 lives- the Cedar Rap'ds man wronged his In July the number fell off to 42, clients and paid them $15,000 as re- including tw0 neutral and two British dress. sunk without warning. 00 WEATHER FOR MAKE ANOTHER There is a very definite change in the tone of the speech over the pre vious efforts of the chancellor. The talk of a complete German victory i6 entirely absent. Another remarkable j thVig was that there was not a word j aboutvBelgium. The significance of j thi3 is probably that he was unable ! to say anything about Belgium as j his listeners can be assumed o be the whole world and he was bound to I offend a section of it if Belgium was I mentioned. If he attempted to justi fy German occupation he would offend the best of all neutral opinion and he equally would offend his own peo (By Associated Press.) pie il he expressed an opt on to give New York, Sept. 30 J. P. Morgan up that country. Dr. von Bethmann- fir,,iol no-ont rve Rtici, rrTorn tionweg s aenuncia Jion oi iLngiana, cool weather of the autumn greeted ment in the Tin ted States ha? enp-no--! while violent, contained nothing really the opening of the football season in ed passage on the American l.ner new- . , . . . L FOOTBALL IN SOUTH LOAN TO THE ALLIES (By the Associated Prss) ? Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 30. The first the south today passage steamer New York which sails today.! Lord Roberts stated that he believ- Interest in the south centered m the it is reported Mr. Morgan is eoine- t,he German imperial chancellor Virglnia-Dav dson game at Char- n t n-nr tr, -f oti, was sincere in his declaration that lottesville. (iOier North Carol na ioan of $225,000,000 to be raised byi Germany was wag.ng war with every ciIlcs wcic. iKurtn Carolina vs waKe American bankers Forest at Chapel Hi'l and North Car- Bankers say that the demand for oLna A a nd M. vs. Roanoke College bonds was never greater. at Raleigh. 1 First Methodist Sunday school at 9:45. Preaching at 11 a. m.a nd 7:30 m. by pastor. P. MANY TO WELCOME COLONEL ROOSEVELT SLAYER OF J. CARRANZA IS HIMSELF KILLED mrnumtnmmmmmtusw MARKETS (By Associated Press.) Galdsen, Ala., Sept. 30. The first snowfall in this section this season fell last ni,ght, melting as fast as it descended. (By Associated Press.) Mexico City, Sept. 30. Confirma tion has been received of the report of the death of Alfonso Santibanez, the slayer of General Jesus Carranza, brother of the first chief. Sobanti (By Associated Press.) banez was shot and killed by Aurelio Battle Creek, Mich., Sept. 30. Re- Hermandex, a follower of Fe.ix Diaz, publicans and Progressives from all at Zihuatlan, Oaxaca. Word later over southern Michigan were here to- was received that Hermandez also day to welcome Colonel Roosevelt, had lost his life in a skirmish with who will make his second speech for constatlonalist troops. the campaign. banti banez, wrho had been a leder possible instrument. Continuing, he sa d: 4'he lul in submarine warfare 5? due to a shortage in submarines and it is always increased when instru ments are at hand. The only change I note is that no British passenger liner has been sung since the Sussex. "The lull in submarine warfare is has been increasing xapidlyshrdl d has been . increasing steadily in the last three months and our allies and neutrals have suffered virtually as much as we have. In June, the British lost two ships without warn ing; the other allies los1 one without warning and neutrals iost five, in cluding thr eewlthout warning." SHACKELTON AND HIS MEN ARRIVE AT VALPARAISO ValDaraiso. Chili. Sept. 30. Sir Ernest Shackleton and the twenty two men of his Antarctic expedition whom he saved from Elephant is land, arrived here on their journey to England They came from Putna Arenas on he steamship Yelcho, wh'ch the Chilan government placed at Shackleton's disposal for the rescue expedition. S r Ernest will go tomorrow to Santiago to personally thank Presi dent Sanfuentes for the par Chili has taken In the rescue. len and Mrs. Louise and Harrie Lee Hopkins of Lmcolnton are in the city CHICAGO WHEAT (By Associated Press.) Chicago, Sept. 30. Worse crop prospects reported today from Argen tina resulted in a new upward swing of wheat prices. Open ng prices ; which ranged from 1-2 higher with eDcember at 1.54 1-2 to and May at' 1.54 5-8, were followed by a slight, reaction. ' COTTON FUTURES (By Associated x'ress.) New York, Sept. 30 Private re ports of frost at points In Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee seemed to pro. ANOTHER STEAMER EXTRAORDINARY RISE IN MEAT PRICES SHOWN WaaVi-ncrtnn. Sent 30. Prieiti of The occasion was a big Republican al leader m 1914, in 1915 formed withmeat animals hogs, cattle, sheep and rally and an elaborate program .vas his men a part of the command ofjeckens increased 4.1 per cent from arranged. In, a huge tent Colonel General Jesus Carranza on the sth-j August 15 to September 15, compared was to speak at 4 o'clock. mus of Tehuantepec. A brother of! with an average increase of 0.9 per '.Santibanez in opposition to the gov- cent in the same perlod the last six eminent was captured in the north. V(,nrs. The denartment of aer'cul- jahd was held for execution. Impell-1 ture announced that the index ficrure j ed by this fact and by personal am-; 01 pr jces paid to producers for those ibition, Santibanez suddenly seized j meat an;mals was about 23.7 ner cent Jesus Carranza and his staff, took higher than last year, 10.5 er cent them far into the mountains and heldkigher than two years ago and 22.5 them. He demanded of General j per cent h;gher than the average of Venust ano Carranza that hisU,p --of R;v voars nn Sentember 15. brothers' life wou-d be spared and his Tne prjce cf h0gS on September 15 own ambitions gratified, threatening averaged $9.22 per 100 pounds, an (By Associated Press.) that if the first chief did not comply increase of 61 cents from the pre- London, Sept. 30. Lloyds reports Jesus Carranza's life would pay ihe vjous month, $2.23 over a year ago, that the British steamer Rolla, 991 forfeit. j and $1.94 over the average Septem- The nrst cniei reiuseu u compiy i Der 15 nrice of the last six years. it was impossible to j Rfpf rattle averae-ed $6 55 Der hu S REPORTED SUNK tons has been sunk. declaring that ArmrmA in Vio irtrn IN ew X OFK w at. T.ivemnnl The automob-.es, constituting one of the market sagged off again and closed lar&est fields ever sent off in a speed Tirmf nAnficsf n-orn nrnno ! tiff rr ctor'l grant the demands even to save his brother's life. ITe, however, made an effort to capture the bandits but AUTO RACES TODAY (By Associated Press. i New York, Sept. 30. More than 30 unsuccessful and Jesus Carran za was shot against a wall. steady. The market closed steady. Open October 15.72 December 16.01 January 16 10 March . -- 16.31' May 16.49 July 16.66 HICKORY MARKETS way contest, were prepar ng to start fqrt SMITH BANKER Beef cattle averaged $6 55 per hun dred pounds, an increase of four cents from the previous month, 49 menta over a year ago and $1.09 over the six year average. off for the Astor cup and the $25,000 p, in prize money to be run on the Close sheiepshead Speedway beginn;ng at 15.80 2:30 p. m. today. The cars will be 16.08 driven by some of the most daring 16.10 aviators i the world. The distance 16.30 ;3 250 miles. 16.51 ! Miss Erroll Bolch left Friday for Shoals, Surry county, where she is I principal of the school. CONVICTED BY JURY (By Associated Press) Fori Smith, Ark., Sept. 30. G. W. M. Boone, president of a defunct na tional bank, which failed, was found 'uilty of falsification of reporta . the rate oi charges. n " moped n ::.80o a day The casual- who testinea a,o , w. - suoerior vl fronts for the month of r were i .".l.'lli. Men. 114,110. I- M Zcrden and h's staff of li'iver cturnrd from Ashevil'e 'ii .v celebrated the Jewish " r They went to Ashevilla ' r h n in th .TeVsh svna- 1 n" "t'.rn h'ch vas C O'.i a"lr"JZ, tral in superior court will be as warm as that here. The attorneys tor u. MENELITS GRANDSON hlir.Jnw ..-,1 T?-r.l- llCC DUl r HAS BEEN DEPOSED Cotton 15 l-2c Wfteat (best) . $1.50 THE WEATHER tuxttutnsnttnrtttxxtxxi ANOTHER DECREASE ISIS C WINDY CITY SCHOOL TO OPEN OCTOBER 9 I BERLIN CLAIMS I YEI ANOTHER VICTORY PARALl ASES (By Aaaoeiated Presa.) London, Sept 30. Emperor Lidj Jessu of Abyssinia has been deposed. He is 22 years old and a grandson of Emperor Menelik, whom he succeeded in IMS. For North Carolina: Fair tonight and Sunday, strong north winds. COMPARATIVE WEATHER Sept. 29, 1916 Maximum 70 MhVmum 51 Mean - 60 Rainfall, .78 inches. (By Associated Press.) New York, Sept. 30. There was a big drop in the epidemic of infantile paralysis cases during the 24 hours school 101K a; a in nVloclt today There coumy 66 were but four deaths and 19 68 64, The Windy City public school, long regarded as one of the best in th s section, will begin the fall term on Monday, October 9, with Mr. H. B. Yount as principal and Misses Annie E. Tuttls and Sadie Seaboch as as sistants. Last year the Windy City made a fine showing at the fair and carried off first prize in i "aac TVio Mnm i.teem en . who vi mxr " u'". - - w Ilcvv i . i - njrn. WatCn OUt lor i-s IliLeitJSLS, arc mea.ia. (By Associated Preae.) Berlin, Sept. 30. Troops undar General von Falkenhayn, former ch ef of the German general staff, have won a battle afc Hermannstadt, , Transy'lvania, defeating strong sec tions of the first Rumanian vmf, the war office announced today. cases, as compared w th 12 deaths G H Geitner, R. M. Pitts and C. P. land 26 new eases yesterday. Bolch. Mr. C. B. Garrett, principal and manjrr of the Se"i1, wr -et"tne at Maiden, was a Hickory vieior C ay. rnomini. ' j make out dead cas.