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HICKORY' ID OT Y WEATHEK accord subMcribers li,k. day before tl.ir mlwi-rintionn ex- Rain onight - cooler in west., .portion.,' Friday fair and cooler. ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 11, 1915 HICKORY, N. C THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 10, 1921 PRICE FIVE CENTS Mkd LABOR FOARD STANDS BY AGREEMENT GRANDMOTHER CLAUSE OF CONSTITUTION TAKEN UP Liquor From Mexico Seized by Raiders Kefuses to Abrogate Arrangement for Settling Railroad Labor Troubles Collectively Jew Mi Charged Executives with Many Harsh Things Brotherhood Win Contest -;povintccI Press. , Kcl 10. The f"'! -.us ,1 lal'i'C board today !.'n'..l j,tr-t of the American asst.ci : ;' railway executives for im abrogation of tho national nt with tho brotherhoods , -tal'lishnicnt of individual with the railroads. li (. isii.ii was rendered before ,!i well, president of the rail- : I K-yi.s department of the Am i(!t ration of labor, had start-n'i-ly to the address of W. W. Ai. iViary of the Pennsylvania ,.;!...,.:, and chairman of tlie rail- iiii:ritti' on labor, m unexpected, but Mr. Jtv aJe his staienient myerthe- board held that it had, no .'.inn oo. (fuestions in- ! nv, i peiise of operation.?' and . -tfd that neither tho roads ,r th.' unions interrupted the ;.i ;.;. oi standard rules and wovk- ilitioiii v.'itli iurther un- l demands. Jewells' statement charged ropiest for immediate abro p the national working :iU were a part of a con to disrupt unionism'. i tl;.- IV. --1 ; i u' ! ' ' .,,;, vi'Mird Ti.'.' V, M. ri Y;o: .J '.1 i a : ! . i ;i ii The E8GLESS I00L! WILL BE SDZB -1 WA tr.:.'. ;iu jr..li..r. itK!i--:r. JKWK1.L HAS HIS SAY v '')v Associated Press. ( i;ic;i'i, Feb. 10. CetHpiracy on i ;;t ;.t American ranrood v'c.cit-ari-.t finane'ers to destroy the' cr .;.! n of vailroac! workers and ;.!i!ish autocrat!'' control of -! . -1 1 a t i 11 was charged here to- U'.r tlvi pin K. s !' Py the Associated Press. Washington, Feb 10. A yellow streak is well enough in a gold mine1, but has no place in the make up of humans or noodle3. In noodles it denotes use of dye in i place of eggs, the department of ag riculture holds in an announcement tod'iy that federal food inspectors b:vo been authorized to confiscate all j noodles in which coloring matter has been used. "'BSP nirn nr innni rw ':.-V;-4v.W'7V ivfr Wl' MSI m a 8BI ill fl 111 I R II I ,Bills in House and Senate Would Put Women on Par With Men as to Educational Qualifica tions Cattle Tick Bill Reconsidered Banking Bill Passes IT STATESVILLE FeU-i"il aents disposing; of a quantity of Jlezcal and Tequila, smuggled across the border Texas, and se.ed with the co-operation of the Texas rangers. into Brownsville, ffiSTIGSTIO GOnililEII clash era M. Jewell, presi'en1 of niih'uacl sections of the Ameri an fc'Ii'iation (f labor. Mr. Jewell, chivf spokesman for the rai!n-;;d workers' union, also charg ("! t'l,. rail:" ail executives with fram- iai; iip of evidence and boing r' ; i i !,;i'!c (iK''ti;;!!'.d th'.-ii motives for the reipiest for abrogation oif ti." are.rr.t'tit. II" a-'svitt'd that last week's state lv.t nt to the board by W W. Atterbury, t 'lie 'ennsv vanui ran. 1. ehnirman t.t liif !a!)nr committee of the railway f" utive::, was calculated to stampede thn I - : 1 1 ( into a. position that would If iiHli f-nsiblc. He added that JMr. Al'.' iiiiirv ''iiltemoted to I'alselv c(jn- i - J ---- vitur the u;blic that higli rnf.-s ducj " luiaf!! i;J irregularil i; 'A v.nd in.ni u;i,iii'H of railroad nianagi-nunt arc ly tha Associated P.-es1!. ' Iido:i, F' b. 10. Seriuus fighting between the German population and the (I.rman patrol in Aix-la-Chapelle is reported in an Exchange Tele graph dispatch from Amsterdam to day. The dispatch quoting a message frori A;v-la- 'brpeU in thf Betg'n occupation area says a numbber of in halitants of the town refused to ebey the police instructions in re gard to carnival celebiations and re mained in tho streets after the hour i'ixed for closing. This resuit --d, it is added, in a Bel- g:an pairoi nrnr.v u wounding several persons. crowd, ?,v the Associated Press. 'Washington, Feb. 10. Investigation by the senate agricultural commit tee of the amount of cotton and wheat now held in this country was pro posed today by Senator Smith, Dem ocrat of South Carolina, who said that misleading re-ports had been issued by the New Orleans and Liv erpool exchanges. That there are not more than one million bales'" of American millable cotton on hand Senator Smith said he believed. D E.CLI WES SMfT treaty"" uaij.'e to the union of railroad U' l'iv i: " ami '"to obtain a weapon wi'li whii'h to exact from the govern I'l'nt full jjaytnent of th'j exhorbi t'i'it claims which the railroads are inakinLi'' and to coerce and threaten 'd railroad workers by the spectre 'f uiK'inployment aid reducerl Filie TAYLOR BBC RffllS HT HOME '3 the Associated Press. 'Washington, Feb. 10. Secretary Coiby refused today to transmit to the senate foreign relations commit tee information regarding negotia tions with Japan looking to the framing of a new treaty on the Jap anese anti-alien land laws. Replying to a letter from Chair man Lodge asking for a report from Ambassador Morris on his negotia tions with Baron Shidohara, Japa ii,.?;. :.!.di."p?.r.rIov. the secretary of .tttit! said there was con :.ii:'u;!erstaiidiiig of the maUor un- :r db.u"sion and at this time it" I I Sli S LS U L (BY MAX ABERNKTIIY) Raleigh, Feb. 10. Ant: primary menvbers cf the gceral asneViibbly aie daily expecting the Neal bill, which vas introduced at the first day's session ar.d which calls for the complete rep2al of the state wide primary law, back from the house committee where it has been loJged .for mere man 30 days. While there is very reason to be eive that the bill will be reported unfavcriabiy by the elections com mittee of which Represanative Grady cf Johr-slon is chaiiman, the memb ers opposed to the primary system art: hoping that they can make a food -bowing on 'the '.oor of - th house if a minority report is received. Inability to get the committee to act uiion the bill, however, is one thing as was state Old; yelp ! Mr. J..v1-ll charged tint "Mr. At- t ( r u i i:; the spokesman of a pow?r u'cihi seeking to reinstate the ''"litions from which the war has f'"l'd as and which is exemplifud on the !'( n-ylvania ruilroatl." Nashvills. Tenn., Feb. 10. " the onlv dog wnose vvaH over hc?rd in a political cam paign in Tennessee, has not been ..mnted from his famllar haunts in Happy, vaucy vicinity wouM pert. inmessibie to make a re tho li?BECfflSEtl f: "!V MAX ABKIINKTIIY) , h'a'i'oh, Fch. l() (Jrado crossings tlie S'att; will not be changed and t'' I ;i i I I'd !i rl-j ti n'-f l.i ,1'iHr.n t k'i ! l' ilnci't. traffic under 'or over their i' a !, (jV tle pitst.nt session of thq P'J'jTal assembly. 'I'his fact h made certain by the ' ' ri i ; 1 1 1 1 1 which wiil report all bills l'i ' ; 1 i n lc for overhead or underpass 1 is at rauroad cross ngs un- '.diojiy. Likewise th bill intred- lll'' ( Iii. S.l II ' . Mnuli trVliVi lvmild """I"! Irivers of motor vehicles to '"!' i "-k and listen bpfore crossing '"'.v railroad track will go back to ''. upper house without endorsement ' ;i"' commttee. 11 was the iminion of the members (,f the cmmittfe hearing the srgu tni".! f,. the bills that at this time ,h(1 niiiroadrt should not be reqpired l" 1 xpeiul money for grade improve "lld that in the maiin the ques 1:1,1 'f protecting one's oAn life and M'prity whi!e on the. railroad's if tv u..,s Hn individual matter, ''"'idiition, it was felt, would not make fui.; ly.cf,. cautious. bright lights of the capital at which his master, Gov. Alf Taylor is presiding- , . . Reports that the Democratic legis l.'Liiiro contemplated making an ap propriation of the mansion grounds for a house for Old LimW have led i,: m.xaiuv in announce that he will promptly, veto such a proposition, and this rumored activity of political en emies is likely to result in the gov ernor keeping Old Limber at home. Old Limber furnished mr;.h ma terial for Governor Taylor's ? speech es during his campaign. The gov ernor always gave a graphic recital of Old Lim'oer's prowess as a xox lini-if "Old Limber is being well cared for in a good home in hast lenn essLo and gets three square meals a day," is the last word from the gov cmer on the subject. "He would not be contented in tha city. He wants to be where he can occasion ally survey the lofty mountains over heights he has many times chased the fox with the rest of the pack making music, at his heels. Old Limber is nine years old, and is too M to run now, but he remembers and often dreams cf his past achieve ments." "If yoiv have never heard Old Lim ber in full cry," the governor contin ues orrowiner more eloquent, "you have never heard music. He is gifted Tn every note and in a chase, at one time or another, he win let you nave all of them. You' could distinguish Old Limber's voice from the rest of the pack eight miles away. Honest! That dog never lied to me in his life. He has never been known to yelp on a cold trail. Whenever the voice of Old Limber is heard, everybdoy knows that the fox is around" The governor's East Tennessee home boasts not only "Old Timber" the most famous hound dog in Tenn his place as packq leader and a grand essee, but also a son who has taken son as well. ASKS PAPERS TB HANDLE WORD SLOW Y:t IliP Associated Press. 'Washington, Feb. 1C An appeal to the newspapers of the country to guard against the designating as "ex service men, burglars, hold-up men and other criminals" without proper examination, was issued today by Sec retary Baker. He declared that this expression was much used and often without ef fort to find cut the facts.' that has worried the repealists- Prior to the date the general sembiy was due to convene there frvnsidnrflbie sentiment over the the opponents of the primary aeclare, for repeal cf the law in to. They now insist that there is much demand for its destruction but admit that there ha-3 beer, a weakning. This is rart iculariy true with, reference to legis lators.' Consequently the members who would destroy the primary are iii at ease. One of the main reasons for 4nc change cf front is said to be because the women of the satate are demand ing that the primary shall not be wiped from the statute books. Another reason is that since the legislators f I have reached Raleigh and- nave con sideraolo . sele tCgsther .they have abou't decid ed that there is net the popuiar de mand for a return to the oid conven tion pin of nominating canaiaats-5 for -state offices that tncy nau i... first anticipated. Walter Murphy, en?. of the strongest men in the genera: assembly, was for a time listed as an epponent of the system but at is now understood that, he win not, even i. the bill repealing the law. comes bck from the committee wnicn a mirncrity leport, make a fight for tihs lepeahst- Representative Neal Is anxiotis to see his bill through. He is inclined t-o. the belief that it will be defeated hut this fact has r.ct worried him any. The position is taken by him that the bill should be acted upon the committee, f; uie m"""-"1 an opportunity to vote ono, way or the ciJier. py the Associated Press. Miami Fla. Feb. 10. "If the Demo cratic party is going to be a fore? in this counti-y it must have members and the voters will not be willing to act through the Democratic party jmnless they can control, it," said Wil liam J. Bryan at his winter home here in discussing the announcement cf former Judge Roper of Nebraska that he anoU Chas. J. Bryan planned a reorganization of the party. Mr. Bryan said that he had not known of any date being set. SENATE IS READY TO CUT 001 ALIENS Statesville, Feb. 10. -J. C. Mc Call of Greenville, S. C. an em ploye of an income tax company of Charlotte, was found dead this morning in his room at a private res idence here. He had eome from Charlotte yefeterday evening and had been assigned to the room by a local safe. When the room was entered at 11 o'clock today the body was -ound. M';r. McCail was A& years eld and leaves a wife and three children ' The remains will be taken to Greenville tonight. Mij. McCall was found lying across his bed. TO BRING TOMAHAWK By the Associated Press. Washington, Feb. 10. A bill lim iting immigration from any one country to five per cent of aliens in tha' United States at the last cen sus was approved today by the sen ate immigration committee by unan imous vote. It was designed to replace the house bill. Members said the bill was order ed reported with the understanding that it would be open to amendment, whe.n the bill roadbed the senate. It was by this agreement that un animous consent was obtained for a favorable report. By the Associated Press. Ralicfgh, 1ST. C, Fei; 10. Davjld yuchet, an Indian cf Mayetta, Kans is to be appointed an umpire in the Piedmont league composed of clubs in North Carolina and Virginia if after a trial his services prove sat isfactory, President Brahban has an nounced. In replying to Ppckett's application for a position. Mr. Brab ham wrote: "Big Indian hot job. Comb on. Bring tomahawk, big and sharpee. Lets fighting ilaen war dances bbv September 12. Heap scalps in belt if poor Indian is not in happy-hunting ground. Umpia-e Ho slefep. Bring medicine doctor. If married, bring squaw make good living sell ing bangs." 1-7,1 P IF, LflDlli CON flXDIHP Dll I LLIlillD U!LL SiDEHED BEflTEfS . - f HARD Nb ID a H U Hi ; ,Or m m m m mm j in iiiiiEi i (BY MAX ABERNETHY Raleigh, N. C, Feb. 10. Bills were today introduced in both branches of the general assemhb- j , peaking th'z "gi'ancnothe-r ,lair.-" of the state constitution by Senator Dewer and Representative Christo pher. The bill if passed provides for the admission of a constitutional amendment to the voters in 1923 which will allow women ,to . vote without educational qualifications as under the "grandfather clause." Women would be required to. reg ister by 1925 to come under the pro posed change to the constitution. The house today upon motion of Representative Bolton of Northamp ton and seconded by Representative Murphy of Rowan voted to recon sider yesterday's vote . on statewide tick eradication and to hold the matter open pending the action of the upper body which is considering the matter this afternoon. The measure was overwhelmingly defeated in the house yesterday. The state banking bill after con siderable discussion passed the re quired readings; in . the house It revises the present banking laws and raised the minimum) capital stock from $10,000 to $15,000. ARMY FLYER IS FOUND DEAD, POISON E POLL LEFT FOR GEMU 1T1 LIKEWISE - m n T P" hWIUAIL ' Of EVENT Bv the Associated Press. " Ri,rPvwort. La.. Feb, 10. When Sherie Grant of Ouachita parish was busy last Friday and overlooked thej fact that the hanging of Lonnie Ea- By the Associated Press r-vn was nn his nrosrram. he. TMehmond. Va.. Feb. 10 11TI ..1 .4. t.-i U 1A TV.- l,-.-.i.f wasniHKum, rcu. o. xi.e "W""- . A, . , T him- 4-,, m ,ftc nAar- tho sutiPrv S- r son in me uanso. x -. ...... it-m uui t last yjiz- i ment of justice as early as tober learned that Grover Cleveland Bergdoll, wealthy Philadelphia draft evader was in Germany the house military committee was told today by Charles V. McAvoy district attorney of Philadelphia. German professes to be perfectlp willing to pay what she pleases.1. When she gets ready, of course. Boston Transcript. BY MAX ABE RX "THY Raleigh, Feb. 10. The committee on ; - positions and grievences yesterday JUm.Hn reported unfavorably i.;v. j bid passed in the senate January 28 which is to regulate the practice ci engineering and land surveying in the. utate. Members cf the committee at first wf;ro.- inclined to report t'h bill fav nj-.!.ly bat upon closer examination t was found that engineers who ha : eampleted a four year course at eith ei; tlie University or state College '"Ust fcr a period of two years, work under a licensed engineer before they themselves could secure a nermit tn cy me aamMicu xco. practice as a registered worker- Here St. Augustine, Fla Feo. 10. Back; jL was tr,iat tle com.mittee balked. j at work today after a three-weeks' ; Brown of Pitt and McBee of Mitchell 'vacation, President-elect Harding! held that men who had completed a i waded into a mass of correspondence "vux i . , , - i,ito enter the field on par with oters. ;ard, miscellaneous work before he j The bm had fche en,dorsement of ; could seriously tackle the problem c;i winger ing professors of all colleges I of selecting his cabinet and taking n the state .The committee members, up the" problems of his administra- However, telt that there should be no tion. v . tu- i-u i:i4. by passing the bill authorizing the corpoi-ation qemmission to employ expert help to get at the facts in financial statements- of public utility corporations seeking increase in rates igives to the mayors of North Car olina the legislation asked for and whVhi the governor endorsed last week. 1 --'t'- . Public welfare work in the state will not be interfered with the house having; vesterday afternoon voted to continue the program by a safe margin. Walter Murphy led the fight for the bill and saved the work i which has the endorsement of the women's organizations in North Car- olina- Bv the Associated Presc. Newport News Va., Feb. 10. Lieut- C. A. Rupp of Langley field was found dead at his quarters there last night, it was announced today by Ma jor Hensley, commander at th field. The lieutenant's mouth was badly burned. Army officials are investigating Rupp's death. They have removed he body. Major Hensley, commanding offi cer at the post, stated at 10:::0 ibis morning that Rupp died as a result ol taking some poison ihroutr: xt '.ake. "Ican say positively V:v.. it was neither suicide nor mui-o-ri" he d.-clared. A board of u.A.- h;: f :i appointed and it is expected to. report some time th:s Mfternon .: tonight. Lieutenant Rupp was the whose wife recently was mys'-vi.usi assaulted at the flying station. lli- 't. declared in a signed Mateoift.!. !!; he was responsible for the assault. ra epub Flat OFFICERS ST 1054 STILLS self "clear forgot" the date accord- j0n of prohibition agents, seized and ing to a statement last night. ' destroyed a total of 1,054 illicit "I- may be dead, but I don't feel it," plants in January, according to an said Lonnie. "But I sure am glad nouncement made here today, the sheriff forgot about me. I knew'; They seized 2,287 gallons of liquor I ias to hang sometime, but I clear and made 206 arrests The Nebraska Farm Bureau esti- that the fm woman is worth confiscated ! ?4000J a Between being worth forgot the date." Lonnie received the property worth $1, 096, 835. In addit-jgulf js fixed. Providence Journal. news that the sheriff forgot to hang ion 12 automobiles several horses him with abroad grin. and one boat was seized and a total . Iocy seems to maye around in He hoped to be able to receive a of 207. 517 gallons of mash were de- ornonsenseabSut'Mrs Harding commutation to life imprisonment. strcyed. ue." Rochester Herald. LICI1 ilW OK MS the Associated Press. Lomjjn, Feb. 10 An I) ish re publican, army, several hundred strong 5s marching on Stibtweeo, from many sources, says a Central News dispatch from Stibbereen to day- One hundred Sinn Feiners entered Skibbereen last night and occupied a pohiuon near the police and military barracks, the dispatch adds. The Sinn Feiners cleared the .streets! The police and military fired and the Sinn Feiners withdrew, declaring their intention of returning tonignt. Crown military forces have arrived- DANVILLE GRAND JURY WILL .HAVE NO VICE INDICTMENT Danville) Va Feb. 10. The grand jury reporting at fcaft o'clock laat night announced through its. foreman, that thre were no indicemeiits to be presented but that a report would be t , "uuuiiasiun lo tne court today- This wau takn to ftidtcate that no presentments, pf the vice oj the alcoholism beverage, question wif be made as Harrison Jfrbertson,' who made the report, stated sificaly on appearing "we have rio eaduce ments to return."