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v vren YOUR ICKORY WEATHER Cloudy tonight. Tues day unsettled, probab ly rain in. west and smith portions. LABEL KKord subscribers , nt least ' ' 'before their h.( riitiOHS ffjmv. ITABLISHED SEPTEMBER 11, 1915 HICKORY, N.C., MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 30, 1922 ?RICE FIVE CENTS Leaders of India's Non-co-operative Movement EXTRA FAVflllS a DAILY 1"V KB m SERMON I5IH0ME MERCHANT! DELIVERED T NOW GETTING h MEMTTON BUSINESS U SIV:S,TPii!i; IIIE PEACOCK NR Yi :y- nrTtrn i I dtlltti I hhi. i fi. 1 FIRIT "T I E i lU E Th.. " . D Cftn dU . I !': 1 m .i, in North deliv- H ll ,, .Ian. J!C. A crowd that mc neatinir capacity of the Methodist church was pros- lit to hear Kev . M. v.. , secretary ot the nti-Saliion Leagues on "liu1 t i' icnshij)." ,,,,, ii'ii wan a union servi.-e, ,n , Ium in the city with the i ,q' one, tit sed' their doors ,, i s ire. Kev. W. B. Shinn i.' Methodist church, cr.'l i; , . John A. Ditzler of the ,.! linii'th, to rend the scrin after which Kev. A. T. ,.' tin' Baptist (lunch load .-in, was composed of th.? d! the city. Miss Vera f the faculty (l; Catawba ,.. lighted the immense con- .ith a solo. Mts. J. A. -ml Miss Schien also sang a ,v ::;,,) was much enjoyed. ! 1 1 I V... T . . i viUmi was uuiouaccu uy n,cv Sh:rn ami 101 i. audience in close attention, awav It RY MAX ABERNETHY) Raleigh. Jan. 30. Mail order hou es in the east r.nd west are finainr that they can no longer compote 1 with "home town" merchants and) as a lesult the "country merchant l Rosponsibil-! has rociptiiied a grout mass of form er trade in the last year,' says the union sei vi.-c, "il" .ews itec ru, or iew i on; t lty, which has just received opin ions on the mail order business In general fiom all sections of th? count r y. Fiom the resume mat.V public by the New Ycrk retailers' daily paper it is indicated that North Caroliru farmers and farmers in other stales of the south are doing their trading at home advanagoously, the mer chants having just recently sought to divert the steady stream of money which in years past went to mail or Vr houses in the oast and west. The News Record's opinions emphasizes the fact that the mail order houses have seen their best days, this be in? seen in the announcement from .1 lit . . . . i ji-.il I more man an nour 'Dig department stores mat nave none with their mail order depatt- uiit to them the duties ments nihilities! of citizenship. ,. a ivat thing to he a citizen s H'l'iiblic," said the speaker, "a ,,,, tj-lt has done so much for the (1. 'flu- efforts now being made h,. leaders of our country for ficm the responses gives the follow ing reasons for the decline in all mail r.rder businesses: "Various causes are ascribed in the dVcreased business of the big mail order houses in Chicago. The most genet al opinion is that it was due mainly to the lowered buying power of tht farmer. The inability of keep ing un with the declining maiket with) a bulky and expensive catakg sup-j posed to last for months is generally iwlmittod. sin.l the advantage of the small town merchant in such a mar ket it pointed out. "The country merchant, it is ue- luis recaptured a great mas -...-.-.-l.-..-...j...i.....JiJ .......... ....jg.......-.-.-.-.- . . . . t. . UJJJ.-.V.V.V.V.-.W.,- ....A.J....-..S.-Vi. iiimiirr-ir--i A ..A.. . -.- .-fc li """ a . .-.ft. .. ....... .-.-jpb ,--...,,,,. m By tho Associated Tress. Washinii'lon, Jan. Tw Dortant oiodil ications in the .1- orit 1!?' lleniy Ford for the pit'--o e of the Muscle Shoal: I outskirts of lialtigii. ; i use. Hero is (be first photograph to reach this country of leaders of the non-co-operative congress, comprising volun teers from all parts of India, who are now In session discuasiug the formation of ail independent India. The non-co-operators have grown to tremendous power since the arrival of Lis royal higtiness the prince of "Wales. 1 1" jiva.v the world snoulu cause i r!ti.:'i! tn i;eel just pride ot Hi?hip in such a nation. It is u mi-it thing" to be a citizen 1),. nat state of Xorth Caroli Mr. Cotton. - "A state that ;1i;in the lead in so many i'or I movements. I am proud that i a iiti.en of such a great coin- t... .u...... :.. ...... .....f u.r. 'lu'id of my state of which i ashamed. I refer to the fact ia r.fjo one fourth of all the (.iptured in the United States MH'ial authri ities were captured PuHtn (. aroima Thi u'. and -will not be when ov DEATH TOLL REACHES IN BIG . .. i t Using the lu million uouar loss sustained in 1921 by Seats, Roebuck am: Company, probably the largest mail order house in this ccuntry. as a basis tho New "York publication nueiied business men an:l retailers in all sections of the country mull O w0 -11iav.0 Q:il R,,.,r I7 Atl PJrl Rie DISASTER i 3 in Wreck of Steel House Collapsed Satur day Night Under Weight of Snow Be lieved One Man Yet Alive Under Debris ; : oposai i i cnaso an: i icv.'so .power and nitrate plant, were ccntaln ed in the official copy "f the csunrae received through the mails too'ay b; Senator Havis, Democrat f Cv..t g-'r: Appoint aient (-!' a comnri .'i, u- ' the presio'ent va. .(. vidod iu i !contiact as finally approved, vhi' i would be empowered to determi' ! whether the .contract was brrrgj strictly lived up to in the mutter of I furnishing fertilizer to the farmer-, i I or in mr.-king" earnings of more than ! eicrht per cent. ! Thp (1t;-nv ,-hnnp-e was an a'reo-! "i,K' Supei intemlent Pou suys he will ; ment by Mr. Ford to pay an annua! i Mental , f I necessary ... ! In the original proposal trie coii i tract provided for a payment of a rental of four per cent on fte ar.ioun!, which Mr. Ford estimated' would take to complete the dam. The government experts wee of the opinion that Mr. Ford's modifi cations meets the objections of t. he government engineers, and remove s the dispute over the cost of complet- Raleigli, Jan. RO. -Dr. J. V. Tea- ecek, pmrninent Thoniasville physic now iraarcor,ilvd in the eriminal j insane ward of the state prison here for killing Police Chief Taylor, will n;,( !:e grante.' favors that are not ja -c orded other prist nets, says Oorv ! K'.s.-- Pou, superintendent. j Ueeenlly ;i re.iiesl was made upon j Superintendent Pou to permit Dr. Peacock to give medical attention ;.i:s.;tais of the state prison here .and at the central orison fa; in in th.- but it was ro- A reouest for a recommenda tion from the pi ison officials to al low Dr. Peacock to v.-crk in the state's h;spital for the insane in this city has also been turned (.'own. Until there is a special legislative act Dr. Pe .cock will be ken in close confinement at the peniintiaiv not attempt to set. aside the decision of the court which placed Die Thoin- 1- per cent in whatever sum Jf.-ville physician in the pripon for to con plett cm No. 4', ...1!.!.... .U..i I. ,...!. I- 'i.'KI. - a condition uuu suoum , . , ' I'.i. i, .v-lf fainter trade in me uk-m ...-a i ,,,,, .,( ,w tvilcnu on to mil' re- l.XCnangmg ma u-'vi-. , man t us waKes up to out u- . ovfinmmr eved t and by Ml'i'ities as citizens, said Mr. u. h- ry.u.0 lower than thf.se shown in any man on.ei catalog. This next year is seen as f.' great oijnot tunity for tho small ictailor. lie mav nold the farm (i and make further inroads on caw log business or he may lose mue'i or little or what be has gained. "The influenc of the automobile toward easier and quicker transpor tation is admitted by many business n on interviewed to have hurt the mail order hudness. It is so much moio (Vshablo to motor to the near est town r.nd purchase over the ct tinier that the catalog is doomed to a speedy death, some declare. Thev believe the best days of the mail t der houses are in tho past. Tip speaker made an earnest ap- U 'o cveiy nn.n to stand up and oe ;ti-(i ia tn' ngnt to entorce Uio !,iliitin!i law, saying that an em 1 itl'ii't wax being made by the l'ss cement of this country to fv the 1 St h amendment of our kitutioii. Dood citizens nave unigt'd the illicit trattic of key !y olfering their services as Isnicii uiien the violators oi the an la-ought to justice. They i' a!.i ein'ouragott tne wr.isney i i.: . u in- f,y signing petitions nsKing un- ci'iiui- t ) pardon tnese convicren biiim!-. (iood citizens cannot at- t'i 'I n that and it is to be hoped it thi- diiv is at hand when a man think too much of his citizenship use it iri any way to encourage csmi'.-i on the part of a small hifrit ot our people. his ail'liesM was well received by hirtfc crowd present, and it is trK'.y hehoved that its ettett will seer? and felt in the days to The good citizens of Newton that PiN address should be h'.'ard tvtiv M-tion of Catawba I'y ami st;Uf of, North Carolina IF FOR BUN BEnER CHHTHK SEEN IN NEW YORK K CAUSES S CIBE tlie Associated Pro. Nrw York, .Ian. .'10. Grief over tho 'nt dc.th of Baron Rosen, former Mm ambassador to the United 's, wa h'-lievcd to bo responsible the vm-ieidc here today of Capt. Imcis M. Barber, formerly of tho 'ti'l States navy. The two men 1 h'en intimatt. friends for more in two ycove ycard and since Baron -'ti s death has been described bv Htiii- as being despondent. k.. .... . F n II nil i:.'i'hm- wnu. fiinrrt in wa.-.h room in the University 1 laiini with h'm tbront rut. A raz w;u ir his right hand. He wn " in hicago 75 years ago. 3y the Associated Press. Albany, N. Y., Jan. DO. Improvo nunt in the employment situation in Now York was soon in tne increase f 59 cents in the average weekly wage of New York state industrial workers, the commissioner of em play ment announced today. Bepotts frcm 1,48 representative manufacturing plants were taken in compiling the average. TOM RELESSED FROM STSTE P RIS0I9 Jy the Associate! Pre-s Jackson, Minn., Jan. 30. Tmimlav nvesident r.f tho non-partizan league, today complet ed a 90 day sentence for violation of the Minnesota espionage act. tu, has piomisod to appear at Spargo to answer to a charge cf conspiracy in the embezzlement of $3,000 fro" the bank. tty the Associated Tress. Washington, Jan. 30. With a total (;f 108 dead and 132 injured removed fiom the ruins of the Knickerbocker motion picture theatre up to an early hcur today, the searchers wree still working to remove a heavy wreckage which overspread the scene of the Knicket hooker moving picture thea tre Saturday night. Brigadier Genera? rpinlfcP r;. commandant of federad troops in the district, said it might be another 24 bouis before it could be determined the exact number of d'ead un:ler the mass of twisted steel. It was believed, hwever, that the section now being exploited would uveal few additions tc the awful list of victims, it being underthe rear of the balcony, which held up whon the front of it crashed down. A patty of the rescuers had' been s truggling today to release one man believed to be yet alive, although im prisoned under the mass for nearly 36' hf urs. The gteat weight of the steel beams which crashed with tho loof has in many instances boon re moved. The capital city was bowed in great grief today to loam the full extent of the tragedy in tho recov eiy of bodies yestert.'ay and last nigh;. This was more intensely shared by the rest of the country because of the considerable number of visit ors who shared the catastrophe. Edward II. Shaughnessy, second assistant postmaster general, who was one of the 14 listed as seriously injured, was making a fight today at the Walter Reed hospital. Among those listed as injured was former Representative A. J. Barchfield of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. B. Virginia Farrnd, sister of the minister of Gauttmala. Most of the dead still lay "nrly to day in the basement of the near by Christian Scientists church to await identification. IPRQBE ISlSl 1 BIG THEATRE UIUIIUIL.il iMANY JiH.IPu ARE IN DISTRESS iiff Tqqyc DFFGOAST ccni rarlii L Bv the Associated Press. UL i I LLJtflLj a Va., Jan. 30. From all a A fan Id itlo national TO TRANSMIT OFFER TO GOVERNMENTS i PAGES KILLED HARDING CULLS OFF I PICTURE WRECK! RECEPTION TONIGHT ' ti, Associated Press. 'i'h;i-igtmi, Jan. 30. Two house ntatives pages were among Th By the Associated Press. Washington, Jan. 30. Declaring !v Wnchmff. Knickerbocker! "there is so much ""7" iton today." President tiarcmg "-f' kiili'o' in the '"lie Satiiidiiv nWrVi v n-e Lavcrno Snroul. a nc-1 announced postponement of a recep m oi tnnin-ht at the white house at - and Cutler Lnflin, Jr., both which Washington residents of Oh.o en..,, r ..cis ... .. .tiKtvfh wpro to meet in observance oi 'lie pKt.ue show at night. jthe birthday of President Mck.nlcvy 3y the Associated' Press. Paris, Jan. 30. The allied repara tions commission decided today to transmit Germany's latest repara tions proposals to the allied govern ments and await their decision as to whether they will treat the question with Germany themselves or refer the question back t6 the commission. ANOTHER DEATH By the Associated Press. Washington, Jan. 30. Investigation of the Knickerbocker theatre dis aster hy a senate committee is pro posed in a resolution introduced to day by Senator Capper, Republican of Kansas. Supporting the resolution, Senator F relinghuysen, Republican of New Jersey said the investigation should be a "widespread? one rf the entire district government," addin that he knew that many buildings in Wash ington were fire traps and needed to be exposed'. "I think the time ha?, come when some committee of congress should be appointed to inquire into the en forcement cf ls.',vs in the District of Columbia," said Sen-Jtor Freling huysen. "For one thing there is a laxity of statute law and administra tion." Norfolk, portions of tho storm swept Atlantic coast have come calls by wireless from vessels in distress. Coast ships and cutter have been busy 'for a week. The coast guard Manning arrived in Hampton Road's yesterday after a several days' liattie with 'the hurri cane trying to tow the Blanche C. Pendoleton, smashed in a collision with the tanker I. C. White off Symbol Shoals, near Cape Hatteras. Supplies and fuel will le taker, or. here .by the coast guard cutter Yavna craw which will arrive late today. trying been Ik to tow pmir the BIG DECREASE IS SHOWN I E Xfflns R: By the Associated Press. ashington, Jan. 30. Exports t Europe duiing the past year fell of hy fore than two billion dollars as compared with 1020 while exports to South American countries fell eff more than thre hundred thousand dollars. During the year 1921 the exports aggregated $2,364,000,000 compared with $4,466,000,000 in 1920, while imports for the year aggregated $765,000,000 as against. $1,228,000, 000 in 1920. COTTON Washington, Jan. 30. The death toll from the Knickerbocker theatre disaster Saturday night was brought to 108 today with the death in a lo cal hospital of Miss Mary Forsyth, a osident of Washington. By the Associated Press. New York, Jan. 30. The rallies of late last week were followed by re newed weakness in the cotton market today by weak Liverpool cables. There was a break in the Egyptian mar ket, which further depressed' the lo cal market. Open Close March 16.55 16.14 May 16.28 15.19 July 16.02 in:r.4 October 15.60 15.21 December 15.10 Hickory cotton 16 l-2c. What a pity the world is not as straight as strait. Greenville (S. C.) Piedmont, The Yamac the six A'ossel Arathusa. A radio from the coa -1 ;;ti;ird cut tor Seminole last night :-ai"' the Are thusa, wheh was in to.v was again adi ift. Sixty persons or? aboard the ship. Badly battered the tvl t.ankc r, Robert II. Hopkins, vvhicii bau-iy es caped' going ashore 6 shoals, steamed slowly port today. "y tb" Associated Press. Washington, Jan. CO. Further that a settlement ot cations Shantung a controversy today when the Japanese inUi-the wasv immni'-'ii: uid Chi group. up the were railroad int i'ni; '' s ;orfol'i Sh ii mi GER pyfifp CdFC'.Rfljll uily sll ouLiJ. lit PJ leg'..Les wore calico' toget i"- t , resume theii- considetation. Every ifsue has been settled except the i abroad settlement And rasuniptiar. oi', the negotiations was taken to mean that the two ready again to take question. At the same time for late in the day of the naval com mittee of 26 to discuss the .'apa-io.'e it-ply to the fottificatic-ns, which wh:: the only feature of the na.-il treat y nal; yet completed. life. Any effort to obtain the man's re lease or transfer to another state .nstitution will be resisted by David son ccuny citizens, the capital hears. Certainly there will be no effort made in this direction until the 1923 legis lature meets, if then. While Ncith Carolina's fire loss since January 1 is not out of pro poi tion to the losses in other states it is "staggering to think of," says lm-inanco Commissioner Stacey Wade. Reports received' by the insurance department since the fiist of the year indicate that the loss by fire irj North Carolina was around one ami one-half million dollars. The loss of the United stales is just as heavy in rropoiticn also but this does not ex plain the big damage to property at home. Consnis.-if ner Wad'a thinks. Governor Cameron Morrison is l ack at the canita! after a wreek's visit to homefolks in Charlotte where he spoke to about all of the civic or ganizations. Tho governor made the trip to Raleigh fy motor anc' found tne reads in excellent condition despite the heavy snow and sleet which was goner-. ' o'-ev the state the last three days, of the pas; week. 'I he s'ale supreme touit. ig , today holding the' semi-annual examinations iV'- applicants for law license today. After the examination the court will resume its sitting and will hear argu ment in cases scheduled to Come be fore it. call was issLU i STREET CI ! ,; R LID IK -s -vsa--; IBOFS OF IKS FILL ST BFJEffiflk E SETTLEMENT 'ly the Associated Tress. Norfolk, Jan. f!0. President Thos. S. Wheelwright of the Virginia Rail way & Power Company was expect ed to appear before a beard in con- etion wit hthe street car strike. Roth the Virginia Railway and Power Company and' the employes have agreed to the board. ahide bv the decision of i R tjy tne Asso"a-i-ea. . rress. Tlendeison, N. C.,' Jan. SO. As iho i-estrtt of the Weight of 22 1-2 inches f.f snow the roofs, ;of two structure.; a ..f.H-n- wi."il tin! .- vte;l v :in-.l , l(i( '.i' 8y the 'Associated Press. ; , " t, "., f, ' . , :J RomeJan. SO-SudJe-oy bocom-I'lho oof oi -the Cooper tobacco violentlv insane, a member of aienoue ,eu m .v.vHtM, , ....... I.,,. r.,-i ;,.,! I damage estnnaLcu at ..i um of the Corbitt Motor Truck stor warehotise collapsed this morn ing the nontiiical choir today ceau-i sensation in the Sistine chapel loft during the singing of the requiem mrss for Pope llenedict by .-b.-.mtin"': 'Down with the Pope!" He insisted on leading the pro cession out of the chapel preceding tho cardinals and somew.-:-.t roughly elbowing a cardinal out of the cor tege before he was overpo-werei? by the Swiss guards and locked up. extekIpm in big disaster 1 1-..-. age ing 000. doing da'mage cstiniateo' No one was injured. GOG 1G By the Associated Press. Washington., Jan. 30. Secretary VV'-eks will d'iscuss the proposed pur chase and lease of the Muscle Shoals j power plant by Henry Ford with P osident Harding before sending j the contracts to congress for final actim, it was said at the war de- pai tment.. Since Mr. Weeks had I mad'e no engagement today at the j white house, it was assumed' the j subject would be brought up at the regular "cabinet meeting tomorrow. j The contract probably will be sub James Goddard is one of America's mitted to congress Wednesday, Mr. greatest singers and is looked upon, Weeks said. by many critics as being the second , best baritone singer in the world. DARD TO mm soon j filled concert engagements with such i celebrated artists as Caruso, Scotti . TTT" land others of equal fame. He is! By the Associated Press. y imh a mjm jn appearance be. j Washington, Jan. 30. The sympa-ling. s;x feet and five inches in; thv of France in the grief which has j height and he has an ideal man's i nvvtaVpn Washineton as a result of i voice. He not only has a wonderful U -..kl.-ov tVioi-.tro riisrWtpv i VOlCe, RinTnrninflroTinf : U Kf I Iflllfir l!HMl ibu I ml unmi u n u CONFESS TO MIKG was extended today by Albert Sar raud, head of the French arms dele gation, in a message today to Sec retary Hughes. RECORD BAD LUCK bu he knows how to use it : D inp 'Associate rress. he also has lyrical sense which is outn tfena, ind., Jap. 30. Nctre j by no means as common in opera Dame University athletes today vol j singers as might be thought. - ! untarilv eonfessprf . iru- wm:,i' r ulucI (i miaiii eary, chairman of the athletic board, and' Knuto Rockne, football coach. tVio- U 1 -, . . . .... ypiayea in the semi iirn- x The London Times said: "If there exists today a better natural Basso I than that of Mr. Goddard it is doubt jful to imagine who can be the pos ' sessor of it." I The concert will be fessional football at popular, ville. T!l vrv,i n .1 'WTiat is sadder than a man who: in iocs within the reach of every one.Uu r.v1. T ' witn eoueanonai lea- . ' ' the high VVtie 'mmeaiateiy disqualified, from by the Ki-,further athletic competition in ath letics at the university . loses his last friend?' "A man who work and loses his Chaparrel. it ?s aestmctiv an for his board iture fcr the benefit of appetite!" Stanford, j school lbrary sponsored jwanis club. i 1