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BUSHED SEPTEMBER 11, 1915
HICKORY, N. C, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 3, 1322
?RICE FIVE CENTS
I IT INSISTiSOUTHERN ILL
i NCHANCING GIVE EXTRA
, i:, Feb. 3. Senate
; . to the allied (ivbt. re
! wore accept od today by
TI:- measure now goes to
who is expected to ;;p-
,i (( i.m rnisslon which is Id
.. M't ii with debto-
1 (ii. 3. Admini-1. ra
lu '.lie allied debt ro
, - pa.ocd by the s.'inti1
t i ri! at a white house
.ni;:y between Pro-ideiit
Chairman Fordnvy of
, v. ,;.". and means comn it-
th,. (.resident and Sovntr.vy
., ,iU-a'i ist'iei.' with the en
.i, iv'iuirinjr that tlie fund
!,. manning ni '. year?
Mellon has taken th po
if these provisions wi
:i: iiued dispute between
ar.l senate, he would no
t;.' ..It ifh Wr.irlii'i was hO
r illusion. riieriU .-how
congratulation.. .'' or
m i in
him an aut'sti
I on : nu:.-.er.t.
' iHimrln.',' the other liight
,.ui!j men toduv aspire to
w i it. ni even ill gcioral
fiiliMti vi a n.nr.e :.uu
leuira'. ee i!",n:ii and in
irblems. ii.iv pitifuilv few
yx.hvv tht: fo'Ifjws toe linos
Mr. Uhit.JU' (.cv-ncu his ex-
y talents fhroii'i'n so m;ny
1 . . . . . i
i o;;e(. i H I" ' '...'orai.s
. i tin.
k.-as -ins changed, wner.
ir. soft n I"', were woo.
the miracle of nature
anain thru all that dies
ajruin. a:ul closed the hill-
aiiothcr mantle of radiant
buc' and bhssom time. Mr.
vas our line' pre-ci" nuneme
knur aivivel, when autumn
c I amis jr.,-3 with " thcu
wr.ei: iuu'V.'''': told tilt' old,
:' '. arnoi'" 1 treasure, when
i:iov snei'e i roniiori joi
and the (hid blast? pave a
I III 1 A .
r.ir.u- to nonoays ani to
. Whiting's pen traced
', ix ,ai'C'-' semri(s tliat
nh; on th 'I' vii'.' thii:.;.-
.: am' gic nfic.l The om
i.f the wo.'ld.
:;f-i'tiii;:'V tit ;t fditorial
fiav la thf d.i'vate t'iUch
IT . j I i i . i the w.'tidei'ful
i. art .-'I.' !' .'-:'t .l.'ite''
-. n' :''.( fic.j. 1 )Vtl Isfc-J
Feb. Voting for the el
a porn, to succeed Benedict
Jx'iiun bv the sacred colleit'e
t hallots had been taken ur
. this afternoon, neither
nave n cardinal a majority.
amshi) President Wilson
anlin d O'Connell to Romt
ni'ivf at .Naples until next
fchc ti ainshin comnanv s.av-
I . - , V
r" 'cived a wireless from th
1 h ; hi ved this.
The much needed improvements
for handling freight in Hickcy wih
be made in tho near future, accord
ing to the positive as?urance given
Secretary Van Ilervie by the rail
road officials today.
A mi. 'air these are a new nubl'ic
track long" enough to conveniently
hold forty cars, which will be con
i tr.H'ted narallel to Tenth r.venue
north and running1 west from the in-
tT.ect!on ol Sixteenth sreet. This'
new team track will afford shippers!
direct access to cars from street lev-1
el and facilitate loading or unlcading
ol numerous cars at the same time.
Another improvement w;'l be a pri
vate spur track beginning- half wnv
.between Fifteenth and Sixteenth
streets which crosses enth avenue
north to within seven feet of the
building line east of Fifteenth street,
to le used exclusively for tho bene
fit of the property owners on this
blc'.'k, where several warehouses
will be built this spring- to meet the
ever increasing- demand of business
for additional warehouses facilities.
An engineering- corps in charge ot'j
haiginoer u raves ol; the southern
IJailwav made the necessary smveys
today, and as soon as the projects cm
be passed upon the work of con
structing the new tracks will be ge-gun.
Opening of Winter Bathing Season at Miami
ii rrrirm rr i m i nm iiim i i k 2C frJ
. .-7, 'w i mil
' 1 " ' 3 run
w hj$ 4B3 j
pnR rrornpr r?jn
HjUUrLriLiL L n
ay tne Associated Vress.
Wiashington, Feb. 3. Soldier's
bonus legislation now under consid
eration, by the house ways and
means committee will carry the pro
visions necessary for raising- the rev
enue, Chmrman Fordney announced
today after a conferece with rrcs:
lert Hardiag at the white hou:-e.
Whether the money will be obtained
ilia! inxes or the use ot the
loans has not been uo-
RIG II MAN
IS SHOT TO
money fro ni
By the Associated Press.
Lo-s Angeles, Feb. U.Kfcvaigc,
jealousy, hate and unanswerel love,
all were considered by the police to
day in continuing their search for the
slayer of WiViam Desmond Taylor,
motion picture director, whose hod'
was fi.'jnd yesterday in his apartment
with a bullet hole in the neck.
W)hile the meager clues so far
pointed chiefly to the commission of
the crime by a man, the police work
ing on the case are exhausting every
Scene ut the ofaciai opening of the winter bathiugeaso u at the Casino-St John, Miami Beacb, Florida.
TWENTY-FIVE ARE wiheless plant
ATTACKED By MOB
N T 1
By the Associated Press.
Portsmouth, Va., Feb. Attacks
on street cars operated by employes
of the Virginia Railway and Power
Company brought here from other
cities continued last night, windows
being smashed, spikes being thrown
on the tracks am: other damage
drr.e despite the presence of a police
man on every cat.
Policeman Frank Borum was struck
.ii the head by a brick hurled through
-IIe was not seriously
GREEKS DON T WAN
ANY TURKISH RULE
Uv the Associated Press.
Washington, Feb. 3. Formal pro-
test against return ol any oi tne
Hellenic populations to the Turkisl-
yoke was hianded to the legations of
the United States, France, England
and Italy at Atrens, it was learned
here today. The protest declared
that the control of any part of
Thrace by the Turks would mean that
all Greeks would expatriate or be
I'V'. ;;. (iermany'-i rail-
'. Wrucn h'u ii mrit fulV."
'1 up 'II kinds of ti-affi:
i:,"lay night, bijcanv.' mere
today when the BctHn
th" railway union joined
" rimateil toady that 77,000
'.(is were on strike.
MINE DEATH LIST
REMAINS AT NINE
By the Associated Presw
Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 3. (With
all convicts employed in the Belle
mines in Bibb county lac-counted for
today, the death list from the explo
?icn yesterday remained at n ine, ac
cording to reports to state prison
By the Associated Press.
Gates, Pa., Fob. 3. Twenty-five
miners lost their lives in the explo
sion in a sectkn of the Gates mine
of! the II. C. Frick Coke Company yes
terday, according- to an official an
nouncement today. Twenty-two bod
ies have been recovered. The oth
er three are buried under a fa',1 of
slate and cannot be reached by this
Rescue teams' were sent today to
the Edenbcrn mine and are expecting
to work their way through old work
ings of the Gates mine affected by the
LIQUOR DRIVE I
fue. Feb. :. The interna-
m- f justice sitting in pri-
today Wta-1 no nroc!.
T. oloiliT, firmer mcm-I'uti-h
1y the Associated Press.
Washington, Feb. 3. Plans for a
concerted drive on liquor r.r.d drug
smugglers along the Florida coast
were announced today by the chief in
he prohibition director's office.
ASKED FOR IT
Tovcrtnvi11e Fla.. Feb. 3. Backed
by a letter of endorsement from
Governor Hardee, the anti-saloon lea
gue of Florida announced today i.hat
it was prepared to ask that a large
souad of prohibition officers be sent.
TELLS OF CATASTROPHE
Some further facts relating: to the
awful catastrophe which bel'-dl
Washington when the roof i f the
Knickerbocker theatre caved :n Sat
urday evening during a show and
ki'lod 0") persons, were related in a
letter which Mrs. P. A. Setzec has
received from her sister, Mrs. De
Vane, who lives in Washington. On
Saturday Mrs. Setzer had heave: from
her. sister and in this lette:' she :-;at-ed
that there was snow, snow, snow
there and in reply to Mrs. Setter's
letter of Sunday she related some
of the horrors which accompanied the
The theatre, where the accident
occurred, is one of the nicest mov
ing picture houses in Washington :ind
its performances are always ck'an
and the music especially good and it
is patronized by the best people in
the city. Owing to the bill that evening-
not being very good Mrs. DeV'ane
and husband oVc-ided not to go o
the show and threfore probably es
capd ienjurv or death.
In one family three members were
bured one afternoon, three hearses
?arryinpr the bodies from St. Thomas
where the funeral was held. Twc
funerals from one family were
held from St. Margaretr.'s just across
the street. There were funerals
everywhere and a great gloom was
cast over the city. Some were try
ing to forget anc": all were praying.
Mr. DeVane went to the theatre
directly after the catastrophe, oc
curred but Mrs. DeVane did r.ot go
until the next morningr Two little
boys crawled under seats she said
and has escaped' injury and two
babies had frost bitten hands. Arms
and legs were lost and others were
slightly injured besides the large
number who were instantly killed
and others who were injured so bad
ly that they died later.. One woman
had given her two boys money to go
to the theatre but they went coast
ing instead. The accident occurred
during the last show anc; a nun.ber
of children had left the theatre and
were safely at home.
The people were taken out from
the debris, morphine injected and
the injured wore carried to the hos
pitals.' The injured' and dead were
still being carried out. at 10 o'clock
Sunday night and the. ambulances
had been passing Mrs. DeVane's
home all Saturday night and Sunday
and Mrs. DeVane said it was all the
most awful sight that she had' ever
The letter was written on Weunes
dav and that morning the roof of a
freight depot had caved in just af
ter 20 workmen had left it. There
were thirty inches of snow in Wash
ington, the deepest in twenty years.
All roefs in Washington were being
AGE'S QUIET DELIGHTS
Ohio State Journal.
As we have remarked before, a
man s idea ol pleasure cnaiiRes uihc
what as he grows cider and now, if
the Atlantic Monthy came and our
Japanese narcissus bloomed or. the
same day, we should almost fear the
inevitable reaaction fron) so much
happy excitement all at once.
Newton, Feb. 3. Without a doubt
Charlie A. Brady's Drug Store is the
most popular place in Newton since
the wireless telephone was installed
last week. Every night finds a crowd
of interested f-.ms grouped about, to
hear the concerts and latest news of
thp (.'ay come in.
Last night a big audience heard a
concert given in the auditorium at
Pittsburg for the benefit of the child
len there and every littlo detail was
heard down to the clapping of the
children as they expressed their
appreciation of the performance.
They also heard the report of tho
explosion in Gates Mine, Pennsyl
vania, which the morning papers are
cai vying- today. The explosion occur
red after the afternoon papers had
goen to press yesterday and there
f'.re the Newtrn folks wrere aware of
the accident long before the mora
n" v;'Ters rame out.
Featured by talks by Messrs. W.
0. Feimster, C. II. Mebane and L. F.
Long, the program at the Kiwanis
meeting last night was fully nDpr-
. . .1 r.i. - 1
r'j-'tei ana en.ioyeu 1 ne meeting was
opened by the president, Chas. A.
Brady and later turned over to the
program chairman, R. P. Caldwell.
Mr. Feimster's talk was on ' Citizen
'dvV and the sneaker, who is con
ceded to be among the best at New
ton wah up to his usual standard.
Mr. C. II. Mebane. editor of the
Newton News-Enterprise, also made
a line talk as did Mr. l.. y. iong wno
took as his subject, "Fellowship."
Mr. Black, a Charlotte Kiwanian, was
present and made a few timely re
marks The attendance prize, a Kiwanis
"alendar, present by Herbert H.
Lowiy, was won by Ch-as. Mebane,
Jr., and silent boosts were given y
Gordon Wilfong of the 5 & 10 Cent
Store and were lead pencils.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the
Reformed church served a sumptuous
repast to the Kiwanians and their
Each Kiwanian bringing wit.i
labornig man of Newton.
xaue tne t-asn ontion tie honre
committee has called in a number of
The experts who have come before
fay that the guesses vary from 00
0 ne:- cent.
Arguments for and against the
tax of beer as a means of raising
fun .'.- for the bonus were heard today
by the committee and at th'.-ii' con
clusion members indicated vcrv
clearly that such a thing was net to
be considered as possible.
Ey the Associated Press.
Washington, Feb. 3. -The
nine'' of the arms conference
ine; tod'ay for the last 'time whipped
into shape the treaties relating to
China and issued a call for the ple
nary session tomorrow to mark the
final sesison of the conference.
It was decided to make only two
treaties on the Chinese matter. One
of the treaties will cover the Chin
ese tariff revision and the other the
Root "four points" and the open door
The remaining resolution are to be
presented at the final plenary sess
ion merely as a declaration of policy.
Another questicn was whether the
signing of the naval and far east
ern treaties should be signed Monday
in private or public.
SAN FRANCISCO, FEB. 3. THE
JURY FAILED TO AGREE AND
WAS DISCHARGED TODAY IN
THE SECOND TRi'AL FOR MAN
SLAUGHTER AGAINST ROSCOE
. M "Wgfr
WOULD Bill ii
RinnTi i i
1 u y nm
3y the Associate ! Pres
London, Feb. 3. Sir James Craig,
the Ulster premier, announced in a
statement today that Michael Collins
at their conference yestordjip had
made a promise of bringing- half of
northern Ireland into the Free state.
Sir James said he had suggested
to Mr. Collins a commission to con
sider the boundaries between no'i'th
and south Ireland, but Collins had
replied the objections were so se
rious as to rnaek delay useless.
ottort to learn who wns witVi M,
riurroer of former service men who! j..... . , . ,
ui.wuL tne tune ne was Kinen.
Their hunt was largely oeHev-d
along three lines, it was' said, the
trail of a skulking figure of a man
seen arc.'und the director's apartment
both before and after the shooin
by neighbors; the whereabouts of a
former servant, Taylor, and the send
er of an anonymous letter in whi'!
vere inclosed pawn tickets for arti
cles stolen from Tayk.v. Every per
son k nown to have been in or near
the apartment where Taylor's body
was found with a wound in the neck
has been questioned.
These persons included Mabel Nor
mand, motion picture' actress. Miss
Normand, who? was one of tho last to
see the director alive, told of a call
she paid at the apartment the night
before to return a book. Her chauff
eur corroborated her statement, say
ing that the director accompanied
her tci her car.
Taylor had directed many act
resses in the film world, including
Mary Miles Minter and Mary Pick
ford. Pictures of these two an
Miss Normand were displayed about
OR HICKOftr MAYOR
More nominations for mayor of
Kickcry are being received b th
Record. John Stephens and Hazel
Aiken jointly bring out Walker Lyor
ly for the honor, they reaching this
memorable decision at 4:f0 yester
day afternoon. Dr. W. P. Speas tias
brought out Albert C. Hewitt ,und
Mrs. Emma II. Cilley, recounting
his long residence and' usefulness
comes forward with the name of "Ed
v.aid L. Shuford. P. Augustus Setzer
b- sponsored by W. M. Deal, but the
Record wants the worth of its $10
still holds the nominations open
If SIR SHOPS IRE
By the Associated Press.
Jersey City, Feb. 3. Fire destroy
ed the Lehigh Valley supply and
repair shops here early today. The
loss is estimated at $200,000. Rail
road detectives believe the lire was
vi incendiary origin.
M NEW CABINET
FOR ITALY TODAY
By the Associated' Press.
Washington, Feb. 3. A plenary
session of the arms conference has
been called for 10:80 o'clock tomor
HY P, AND IT
Ey the Associated Press..
London, Feb. The president
of the Italian senate and chamber
of deputies have advised King" Vic
tor Emmanuel to ask former Pre
mier Giletti to form a cabinet in
succession to the Bomini ministry,
it is understood, says a Central
News dispatch from Rome today.
HEIRESS AND YOUTH
the Associated Press.
New York, Feb. 3. .Mrs. Marion B.
Stephens, Chicago heiress, and An-
stbe.se Andravitch Vonsiatsky
Russian, employed by the Baldwin
locomotive works, .both of v.hr'm came
to New York for the purpose of mar
rying tomorrow, have mysteriously
disappeared from sight. The pair
were seen this morning in the Rus
sian crthodox church, but efforts to
learn whether they already were
They drove away from the church
in an automobile together.
New York, Feb. 2. The fact that
robbers recently almost killed C.
Arthur Clark, Jr., former Harvard
football player, and wealthy young
brcker, after he had left a dance at
the Fifth avenue home of Harry 1
Payne Whitney, became known yes
terday when his mother, Mrs. Ellen
B. Clark of Boston called upon Mag
istrate House in traffic court to urge
1 that taxi drivers be compelled tc
1 wear insigna to serve as credentials,
j Taking a taxi to his home, Clark
S. DELMONT TO
W O COMEDY ST
Gy the Associated Press.
Washington, Feb. 3. Award of
contract i!or the construction and
equipment of seven hospital build
ings at Augusta, Ga., was announc
ed today by the treasury. The
Ncvtheastern Construction Company
of Charlotte N. C., was awarded
the contract for the seven buildings
to be completed in seven months for
$267,000. The Charlotte company
made the lowest bid of 20.
stepped out 0.1; the ca'j only to be
Jelled at once by robbers who carried
I him stunned into an area way, and
took from him cash and jewelery to
Pedestrians, hearing coans found
ter charge against Roscoe C. (Fatty him and identifying him by cards in
Ai buckle returned to the thir l day of his pocket, carr ied him into his house.
is tdeliberation at 9 a. m. today. The ror some time physicians despaired
By the Associated Press.
San Francisco, Feb. 3. The jury
in the second trial of a manslaugh-
jury has been out 48 hours,
jury was out 39 hours.
3y thp Associated Press.
Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 3. Mrs. Maud
Bambine Delmont, who figured
prcmnently in the first Arbuckle
trial, last night announced her en
gagement to Lawrence Jo'hnson, 1
vaudeville actor. Mrs. Delmont
has been in Lincoln since Tuesday,
attending to business, she said.
NEW YORK NEGRO "7
Sian Francisco, Feb. 3. The fatej
The first ms fearing his skull had been'
I N HANGMEN
DEMAND MORE PAY
c'f Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle was still 3y the Associated Press,
in the hands of a superior court jury! New York, Feb. 3. The cotton
early today. market was somewhat irregular at
m , m , I the opening today, first prives being
i seven points lower to 15 higher with
Fortunately for the people who'?wr monhs sotlling off under realiz-
need food, it is not necessary for na- i"?, tne market later selling- up
tions to hold diplomatic exercises be-' Open
fore sending supplies tr. the starving. March 1G.S0
The process of restraining nations May
from attacking one another with July lb. 09
it'cadlir infpnf. is snniiwli.nt slower. October 15.G1
3y the Associated' Press.
Bcr'.in, Feb. 3. The public exe
cutioners at Karlsruhe and Baden,
following the lead of their comrades
at Mannchim, have notified the min
istry of; justice that they "will go onj
strike unless their pay is increased.!
o'y the Associated Press.
New York, Feb. 3. Luther Boddy,
negro, who killed two police detect
ives' on January 25, today was sent
enced tr die in the electric chair at
Sing Sinpr prison during the week
commencing March 13.
You could -write it 2-2-22 yesterdav
meaning February 2. 1922, anil
that was the first time in 11 years
that a similar writing was pos.vble.
Mrs. C. C. Bost called- the attention
of the Record to thr -F-r-f nnj s.
They declare it impossible to behea i out that it would ho ii vo ue,n
in proper style on present
all the figures would ne the same
March. 3. 1923. when it can be writ
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