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WATCH "YOUR LABEL ,..s, Record aubscriben should renew at -least flvev days 'before their "rWBATHE3 - J. iFai totijghU Thurs day partly" cloudy,prob bly -local thundersbpw srs in extreme west por tion. ' ': ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER II 1915 HICKORY, N. C. WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 12,1922. isP.RICE FIVE CERTS Ah est of Men Charged WVithUJicJft'Hit Fostai, Millions,; To of Hague defence iress Settle Shop Sriike 4 Mk 1 .. i - ... a-. I. . . V Homer mMwkms Russia Blocks bis :wmm y"1" "'I I i ii ! , . i.i iiii.'i i .i.K. in I in 1 HI ii " 'ifMWH." I -.a. ii. .. ... ... v.. -.1; Far w .JTI j '5 . By the Assoc latcd Press. Chicago, July' 12. No definite re ply to the shopmen s strike proposn was given-Chairman Hooper of the railroad labor board by railroad ex. ecutives at a midday conference today The executives announced that they wolud give their answer "later." Chairman Hooper said his purpose In mpctinff with the executive was ... ---- to arrange a conference between them and U. M. Jewell, head ofthe stnk ing shopmen, and the fact that he hail not succeeded cawed a feeling of pessimism. By the Associated Press. Chicago, July 12. A program for solution of the railroad shopmen's strike was drawn up today by Chair man Ben W. Hooper of the United State's labor board after conference with leaders of the shopmen and was eubmittcd to representatives of rail- tscctions. Chairman Hooper's program which 5 of the shopmen was to be carried f to the executive for their notes and transmitted to he fchop craft leaders V When Chairman Hooper left for the ( meeting with the four executives he ? paid he was confident some plan of scttlement could be reached quickly, tile said he expected to call President illarding on the telephone with a re port of his success later. ( The conference between Chairman Hooper and the railroad executives is paid to te the result of a ten minute telephone conference between Presi dent Harding and V. L. McMenimen, labor member of the railroad labor board. Phomise of the executives to receive the board's special proposal was explained by Mr. McMenimen to the president. I " :1 ':' IC ihjlih iu HELD ey sm I By the Associated Press. Fort Marison, Io., July 12. L. fMason, division superintendent of the Atchison, Topeka & SanU Fc Pvail road, was kidnapped and, carried out in an automobile last night. . If"- . ..1.1 i. n.lov n charges of- kidnapping and were 'released under bonds of $'i-000 each. AI1 of the men are shopmen. I COTTON By the Associated Tress. New York, July 12. A more chcer ul view of European conditions was promoted ly relatively steady Livcr- ;pool cables, but the foreign exchange rate appeared largely responsible for an improvement in the cotton market today. The new crop positions soon showed net advances - ' ' ) July October . Oecember January - X)pen 21.81 21.9.r ....J 21.85 21.55 .Closo 22.26 22-32 22.19 21.92 21.80 March 21 43 Hickory Cotton. 22 cents. WHOLE FAMILY KILLEJV By the Associated Press. Greenville, Pa, July-12. A family party of five traveling by automobile from Altoona to Eric to attend a wed ding tomorrow was wiped out today when the automobile was struck by a passenger train. RETURNS TO LAKE JUNALUSKA Mr. M. G. Grouch returned to Lake Junaluska today after " spending sev eral days at home. Mr. Grouch went back to look after some detail work i th onmmof hnmp of Rev. and Mrs. C. S. Kirkpatrick of which he had the contract for building. ' Record work was done on the house. Mr. Grouch stated. The . home is of Iramcwork and contains nine rooms and the work of building, hanging win dows and painting was done in 14 days :and. the house ready for occu pancy.! A garage was also built, within Vinf m. Mr ' and Mrs. Kirkpatrick and family went to the lake Monday to spend some time. Thn wpnther at the lake is very pleasant Mr. Crouch said and the cool Tiiirht ofter reauire covering in addi tion to blankets. There are a number of Hickory visitors at the lake at pres tnt. i TVo ! PViilnthea class of the First Methodist church will hold a business nnA anfia moftinst' Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. J. W. Warner on Seventeenth street. Every member pnnrniMTcninrniT our Limn i l KERS E By The Associated Press. Paris, July 12. The German re presentatives today submitted to the reparations commission a formal note requesting a moratorium in the re paratio'ns payments for the remainder of the year. i The note stated that the 32,000,000 cold "arks due on Saturday were ready if the commission insisted on payment. 4!kwJ The German requests did not specify an extension oi xne inoraionuiu throughout the next two years as had been forecast in in some quarters, hut urged the commission to consider Germany's condition jando make some plans' for her relief.'- ! ; YARD OFFICE CLERK ; KILLED AT CREWE By the Associated Press. Crawe, Va., July 12. Russel Wiggins Norfolk & Western yard office clerk, was killed and an unidentified man was wounded when some one shot into a crowd of clerks at the station here at 0 o'clock last night. All the Norfolk & Western clerks have struck and the men were picket ing the local offices when the shot was fired. ' While in. the union circles is Was declared the shooting was done by Norfolk & -Western special guards- this statement could not be confirmed today. The authorities have made no arrests. It is understood tnat De tween 25 and 30 special guards are on duty. ; r f Soon after the shooting intense ex- itement prevailed, ana me huuiuu- tics exepected further trouble The ituation vas yuiet today at "noon. By the Associated Press. Portsmouth, O., July 12 -Dut to the Norfolk & Western strike Supt. H. C. Wellers of the Portsmouth division of the road has ordered the city ticket office here closed indefinitely. Two of ficials went to Kenova, W. Va., to sell tickets. When the clerks walked out at Kenova the. station was left without anybody to sell tickets. ' wws m appii iiVr. Dt VALtKA W IN BELFAST T By the Associated Press. Belfast, July 12. Eamonn de Va lera, the republican leader, is in Dub lin today visited the republican of fices in Suffolk street, a Dublin dis patch states. It is understood,-adds the message, that the Free state au thorities- dp; not intend?, jtor molest; De Valera. . r zl:. t.V Bv the Associated Press. New York, Julyl2. President Hard vna' s prociaman",ii ui w shop craft strike resuitea jtoaay in public declaration by the striKe con duct committee of the eastern rail road v that they would "continue on strike until a satisfactory settlement btilS iUIAK REQUEST FOR TIE OFFICE IS CLOSED HT PORTSMOUTH. Q pay ij0 had been reached. ' PostoRicc officials believe' they have rounded up the Ieadipg figures In the series of postal rdbberles t currlng in many cities throughout the nation in the past year in the arrest of Charles- Lambert; Charles ilein nnd Hd-.vard Kryce in New jYork. r.'POMco say ?100.000 reoVcted is part of the $2,000000 loot taken tropi a .in'ca- Yorl: mail truck last Octobcr.-l.tft to picht, IJcteetiyer Stepat. ! JLambert, Detective Kiley, Heins, ' ' .- I limn mi p By the Associated Press. Denison. Tex., 'July' 12. J. W. Pike, Sr., said to be an employe of the Miss ouri, Oklohoma & Gulf railroad, was shot and severely wounded and sev eral other men severely " beaten as a result of a clash with strike sympar, timers and men said to be imported workmen here early today. Pike is in a hospital. Other men were treated for lacera tions and bruises. The clashes occurred at an isolated section near the rail road yards and ' information is lack- ng. The police blotter throws no light on the-situation.. - -;- ! : By the Associated Press. Richmond, Val, ; July -12. jSixteen conl passers and transfer men com posing the entire force in the local shops of the Seaboard Air Line Rail road walked out - today, according tc officials. Railroad men say the coal passers oad locomotives and do other work ir preparation of trains and" that the Walkout today will 'seriously compli cate operation of trains. m m m J." DALLAS WORKS HELP By the Associated Press. ; !: Austin, Tex-, July 12.-A telegraphic request from J. J. Lancaster, receiver for the . Texas & Pacific ' Railway at Dallas that state forces be employed at Dallas to protest workmen 'at-that place' wasreceiVea here today by the governor's office ; V '; Mr -;Harrv iLink- former "Hickory bey ;; now doing newspaper work . in South Carolina, made the principal talk before the Kiwanis club at its regulaif dinner last night Mr. Link is visiting relatives here. The club has voted to go to Connelly Springs next Tuesday afternoon ' to take dinner with Uncle Jeff Davis at the hotel . .there. . Cars will leave here at 5:30. . ' V , . r. - w On Tuesday. July 25, the Kiwanians will srive a program at Ball's Creek camp ground, where the boys and girls of the several clubs will nave tneir camp. This will -beta rdelightful oc casion for hosts and their visitors and everybody ought to, have a" good time.. St .:.--: - r Newton. July 12. Remus Bryan submitted to manslaughter and James Bryan to simple assault jn - connect tion with the deith of Charles Little, who died of wounds received ' when he was cut with a knife in the hand3 of Remus in the Catfish section a few weeks ago. , Judge Ray is hearing - some ' of the evidence this afternoon.' - r i A special venire of ,15 men was. . summoned from all paj-ts of. the country for Monday, but the ease never, - reached, the jury. . , clL: JUlf ILt Stripped of the : guns that under the command of America's greatest Naval warrior; battered to pieces the proud Spanish fleet in Manila Bay the cruiser v'Raleigh" has dropped anchor in that Harbor of Oblivion for ancient ships-in ithe Delaware river, and there she will rust until some day ships that have forgotten her name will drag her out into the Atlantic and shtfot her to pieces.. ; .-' .. ": ' '' : Thus does inexorable fate ideal with ships, and to this unhonored end comes the ship , that bore Raleigh's ' name through the first of the three modern naval : battles; The ship that followed Dewey's "Olympia";through the mines in the mouth of the Manila Bay, the ship first o open fire upon the Span ish fleet, thefship acclaimed by thousands-of exultant Tar Heels -when she came home frcm the Orientj is strip ped and lief t: to rot in the mud flats cf the Delaware. --v-'. '-. !--. k. i, Mrs. Haywood Sponsor Launched thirty years ago 'and christened , by Mrs. Alfred Wi Hay wood, daughter of Governor Thomas Holt, the "Raleigh", has had a career not surpassed in "the annals of the modern American Navy. EVery sea has seen her, practically; every coun try. in the 'world has been at one time or other to ; the ship. - Since the war she has been"1 tied up ' at the Charles ton Navy Yard and was' towed to Philadelphia,- last Saturday! and stripped. : The "Raleigh" was one of the five ships in thei. Pacific Squadron '- uhder the command x of Commodore Dewey at the outbreak of the SpanishAm-erican- Wiar in! 1998. He was in port at Hongkong, China but was ordered to Jeave,1' England being a neutral and Hongkong aOritish port. The, ship was commanded by. - Captain ; ; Charles Coughlin. Three days later the battle oi Manila tcok place. f f Launched in 1892 :....- JJisrhantling' of - the "Raleigh" -will recall to-many North Carolina - people the launching: of the crusier on -March 31,1892 at the Navy-' Yard in Ports mouth, Va. Thousands of .Tar Heels decended upon the city, and '' among them were two companies of the State militia. Governc'r Holt and his .'staff and manv prominent men and! women of the time. ' - ";' V. v 1 Newspaper accounts of the launch ing give but few details" of the acttral ceremony ' or the speeches that myst have been made.:, but .mentioTiris made cf "many people present whose names are written on the pages ' of State's histfrry. : ThesVr " Raleigh j people v are listed among those in the official par ty with Governor Holt: -.. - Among Those Present Mai. B. S. Tucker, Col- Julian S. Carr, , Gen. W P. Roberts, Ed. Cham- ' president of the North Carolina Jew Smith. General James D- Glenn,1 iiprs".;;A Rsociiation ther today- H. J. bers Col. E. G. Harwell, Col. Benehen Cam- . eron. Mayor Thomas Badger, Attor-, nery General Theorore Davidson, Col. T: S. Kenan, C01. P, F. Faison, Col. I eoD. Heart, Governor Holt, Mrs. r.harlot.tp; Misses Bessie and Sadie Tucker,5 Fred Bryan, S: F. Telfair and J ohn H, . Winder. "And other distin guished North 'Caroliians too numer ous to mentkyn," concludes the News and Observer, of that day. . . tinder the initiative ' of Mrs. Fred A. Olds, funds were collected for a handsome, silver service, which was presented to' the ship with imposing ceremonies at Mtf rehead City. This service is , now in the -hands of the Na vy Department, and efforts are be ing made by Col. 'Fred 4 A. Olds to have it returned to North Carolina where it' will be placed in the Hall of History with other " memento of the ship that bore the city's name. News and Observer Raleigh. PHILADELPHIA LUTHERAN . ' ' Granite Falls, . Rev. J: J. Bickley, Pastor , Vesper ' services with 'the weekly cir practice at 8:30 o'clock .subject: "Engraved in Heaven" Is.' 49:16. The public is cordially invited ; to worship with us at all our services. ' HEAVY RAIN :HIT " - -r " i. .f j."..- . ; . , ; " " Newton, July 12. One of the most severe storms experienced in 35 or 40 - years; hit Newtbn last night be tween b.and o clock, causing con siderable damage , to structures and crops.- In ; one hour's ; time the rain fall amounted to 4 inches. Two clouds, one going west and the other east, met just over the cifiy and the rainfall was terrific for a while followed by "hail which damaged the crops in this section. ... The Newton Cotton mill was flooded with water to a depth of eight inches and workers' were ' busy during the night . sweeping it out so ; that ; work eould- begin as usual this morning. The gutters "on th& Virginia ship-hotel were unable to carry the water Off the 'uilding -fasti enough and as a result several of the . rooms including the dining room, were flooded.- Mr. Rob ert' J.- Shipp owner of the : hotel esti mated his damake to be around $1,000 The residence of ,Mr Solon Shook was strucg ,.by. lightning, knocking a. --hole in the roof and letting in ; a stream of water- Lightning also struck the residence of Mr."' J. W.l .Ervin, demolishing the chimney. Lapd in places iaround Newfon was .simply washed : away. ' Newton's 1,000 school bond, voted on yesterday, went over -With-a ! maj ority of 296 votes. At 2 o'clock the election was going strong in favor of the bond and by 3 o'clock a maj ority had been reached. . Editor C. -H. Mebane, here from Newton today, reported the heaviest rainfall there last evening reported in more than a dozen years. The deluge occurred between 6 and 7. oclock and a measurement in a bucket in a truck in front of his office showed; at least six inches of water. Mr. Mebane thought the precipitation was between jfour and five inches in a single hour. ( Many buildings and residences leak fed for the first time, the. Virginia Shipp lotel suffering considerable damage. The rain soaked through the roof and two ceilings into the dining room, r; ; ! A heavy wind also accompanied the rain storm and some trees were blown down.." ' : i v '..- ?' : :- .r -V ( j , Mr. .Mebane's daughter, Miss Ehza bethi icamehere; to haVe . her tonsils removed by ,Dr. Speas. -Vi -. . - ,'.m' - : By the Associated Press. : Durham, N. C.; July 12. James M. Fox, of. Rocky Mount, was reelected - an't.J - . f iimWrnn -wras elected Vice- . ; fW oa,t,.m ;pctinn of president for the eastern section oi : the f state, sfR. H. Leonard of Mount kAiry -for the 2 central section and 'A. . western sections w. hain was elected secretary-treasurer. The conventions aorarns! tonightt By ' the 'Associated Press. , Washington, July,. 12, Officials of the united mine workers of America after a conference today .with. Secre tary Davis were' Understood; to irhave decided to seek'a conference ith; Pres ident Harding i to ;gethim- tpj-modif y his "program for a -settlement: of the strike by making the agreement" binding. jewelers their new heads KliiENT TO EBLARGE SCOPE iCggil The city oil-Hickory was not expect ed to furnish a location for the. asphalt mixer of the Union Paving Comuany, according to a letter just received by Mayor M. H. Yount from Frank Page, chairman of the state highway .-commission," in-answer to a communication explaining the situation here. The ttiat ter of furnishing a location is! strictly up to the "contractors, 'Mr. Page said. The Record reported was unable to see Jlayor Yount or get a' copy of the letter "today and therefore could not give the exact language in . the com munication from the highway, commis sion chairman, butj;,those whp : heard it discussed said MrtPage appreciated Hickorys position: and wanted it un derstood that he had never desired to force this city to do anything. It is hoped that the Central highway from Hickory to the Burke county line will be completed at an early date. All it -needs is a top dressing of asphalt. ie roau is. qeing usect in . parts" by some. motorists already, although; this is. not permitted. : : Mr. J. A- Whitener will lend the citv of 'Hickory sufficient funds-with out interest' for one and two years "to construct a water main on Twenty- second5 sreet, . according to a resolu- tion dopted by ity council last night. This -is; in : line i-with -the policy of the city in making extensions of water and"ewer-maihsV Dr. E. J. McCoy milk and meat inspector, ;.will receive $30 ; a month from the City 'in addition to' his fees jof , about $70 a month.' He submitted a' oronbsition to do the work for1 100 ;l month or $30 in' fees.' Meat and milk inspection" probabw '-would have f been abandoned but for the action of council ; - Council Voted to send Fire Chief H. E. Whitener to Jhe convention, of fire ichUfsf-' aftaV raarshkls at" San Iran- ciscoi an appropriation of $250, being made. ' r: t - "- By the Associated Press. V I Charlotte, ; N. C., 1 July - - 12. The southbound 'main track of the South ern; Railway,' blocked last night 1 by a4 wreck near ' Spartanburg. S- C. a freight train, was cleared this morn ing railroad officials announced. The northbound track' will .not be cleared until this afternoon. t: X Officials explained that "regular workmen" from 'Greenville; :S. - C, cleared the track after, wrecking crews refused'td go out unless persons were under it. ' ' :t By the Associated Press. Chicago.,, July 12. Attorney Gen eral Edward J. Nundage of Illinois to day offered a reward bf $1,000 for in formation leading to the arrest and conviction Of the persons -who commit ted; murder and . assault" in connection witii theife QtHlnieat liantson xounty. x: v-g-Hvj-:- SIILLBW! I The jury in the Bud Lippard liquor case had not . reached am agreemtnt at-. 2 o'clock : this afternoon, r accord ing; to ! a telephone message to the T?v'rvrd from NTewton at that : hour. (The paoer's correspondent', has been instructed to . telephone tne result, The ; jury has had the , case ' since : 4 o'clock yesterday' afternoon. SOUTHERN'S TRACK ilSMEOlOiy iwswffli By the Associated Press.' -'V - The Hague, July 12. The morning session of the. conference, of . Russian affairs", which' began the. considera tion of private property rights, broke iip amid considerable confusion many of the delegates declaring that the Russian replies meant" that the break up of; the conference was . inevitable. No decision had been made as to this at 3 o'clock this af ternoon. A meeting of the commission on debate . was ' arranged' for the ' after noon. President Pay ton announced in the conference at 1 o'clock that furth er discussion seemed useless " and brought the conference into a busy scene, in which delegates tried to get the Russian delegates to answer ques tions regarding as essential. 4 These related ,to the plans for; the restoration bf ''foreign property (on-. fiscated by the soviet regime and the ';-rbbable' time that' would be required to rebuild" Russia. . ' By the Associated Press. Dennison Tex., July ;12. One - man was shot and- 47 alleged strike break ers and four deputy United States marshals were attacked 'by a mob of several hundred strikers at the shops here early" today.' , . Sixteen of the men were kidnapped, bundled into ; autoniotCs,' takeli ito the' Red River botton and flogged. 6th ers escaped. Four "men said .to be victims- of : the mob were found : walking, along tHe tracks. , ' V: ' ' . . ..'.. . Those ' who escaped the . mob were driven out of Denison. : The situation was quiet at- noon. ';, ' - t GRAND JURY'S REPORT ' ' AT THIS TERM COURT The following: is -the report of the grand : jury to Judge J. Bis Ray at this term cf superior court: We, the members of the grand jury, drawn for the July term, 1922, su perior court for said county- submit the following. report: I . 'i We have examined all bills . pre sented to us and. we have taken no i tice of all "' matters coming; to our attention, and -after ; dtte - investiga tion, have passed on thenv to the best of our ability. We visitied the jail and found it in good conditiop- and well kept. . We found in the jail twenty-three prison ers, seventeen white and six color-ed--all male, who upon being ques tioned Teported that thev were well cared for. . We visited the several county of fices in the court house and found tffm in cHiciA ' crvndition and the rec- vrie'.'.woll ironf i'Wa found sr.'me de partments somewhat crowded, but as good as could , be expected wj.-n me present building. : We found the public toilet in the building in bad and unsatisfactory condition, and; therefore, recommend that- necessary repairs -be fmaae- ana dditional fixtures joe instaiiea. Wn -irteitbrl MlO inilnt.V home ' bV ; , V . v -- . -1 m , . - , . j.rtSwwiittoo -wl.pr nnon mvestieaticn we found it well kpt and the immates ; report that they are- well -cared for. We vfound " twenty-three ' 'imm ate, twenty-ohe white,-and two coloreol The stcick and farm are also in good condition. We were informed by the superintendent of the' home that an adequate' "wafer system "would be in stalled at an early date. TUTU . tUia ruvilWtn t than K Hi S TI C !. AV. b.K.u V- " . ' Honor for , the courtesy extended us while acting in this, capacity. 4 This the 7th day of Julyr 1922. , ' Wi L. ALLEY. t ' ' Foreman Grand Jury. LAST SHOWING T6M MIX . .-r.-.-.-i GRAN R TODAY If you missed seeing Tom Mixjin f taie&t FOxipfcture "Up -And -Going"' a storjr bf the Northwest" at the : Grand yesterday 'you -missed a fine pidtufre. s-Last rshowing-: Tomorrow; Williams ? Russell ; ija "Dessert j Bios- -soms" a new- Fox picture. - t ' , i ; --BASEBALL AT NEWTON " i Newton, - July 12. The crack- Con-, over team will play the. Newton all star w the, CaUwba College "duu toohJ Thursday afternoon .' at ;,Jw. o'clock. ' ' ' '; '.'-.-.'. . servation, it is ' said. It; had -better concentrate for the present on conserv ing the dove of peace. Charleston News1 and Courier. . , ' .... TEXAS STRIKERS U urged to be prejieata .