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"watch tow 1 r, -v v -C: w: . m M1CE01Y PAILY - - - - VJ . jv - -i - V Generally fair tonighfc and Sunday. Moderate to '.fresh northeast winds - ' ESTABi ' 10 SEPTEMBER II, 1915. HICKORY, N. C. SATURDAY EVEKJNGSEPTEWiBER 3G? 1922. GRAVER SITUATION CONFRONTS ALLIES British Officials in Constantinople and Cabinet in London Do Not Believe War With Turkey Can Be Avoided Long Still Hoping Desperately For Peace. Smyrna Refugees7 Arrive Safely at Saipniki the AssceiaW'.! Press. (. ot;.-:atuinopv. reri. oU. umish oli'iiials admit that tin Clianak situa tion i- growing mure critical and thai th" h""V for an amicable scttle nun: arc waning. I!y tit,' A ootiated Tress. b'iu.n. Sept. 111). The gravely ilil'iiiidciit view held in official quar ters ngardir.g the prospect of avert-!!-.' war with the Turks is shared in i.Uii'd military circles in Constanti nople, according to dispatches from I'uiist.tMliituple. Mustapha Ktmal Pasha's require nmit; that the British withdraw ilu'h' troop from Asia Minor as a M," i'"d precedent to a limited retreat i f the Ottoman troops is looked upon a- almost tantamount to war. Whither this is the final view of tiu' re-poniible military heads does r."t appear. Hue responsibility rests with the !att.;r and their political col Ivatntes. How and when the attempt to force the government's demand for with drawal of the Turks in the near cast rots with the military leaders and the r.iitish high commissioners in Con stantinople. Their decision is await ed with keen interest. If war breaks and at the moment it appears that almost a miracle win b needed to avert it Great Britain will enter into it under discouraging conditions, for the predunnnatlng sentiment of the country is opposed to hostilities. It is impossible to say that the rition will not rally to the govern ment' spport but at present the vnice of the people as represented by the pars has been hostile to th S'ovemment. Prime Minuter ,Lloyd George wh hut yesterday was a national l iro imw is tlie butt-of ridicule for med dling in international questions which he does not understand, according to the press. Some of the comments are quite viciorj in tone; others credit the premier with good intentions bi: roundly condemn his policy. Labor throughout the country is up in arm.; axaia.it the idea of a new war and although no definite threats have been wade there are rumors of -action to pi event a campaign again.it the Turks. The general anxiety o.f the people is di( ;jencd by the prospects of ad ditions to the already heavy debt oc ca iioiied by the world (yai. - - iiim im II IIIBWI ,-, - ..." " ' .''''.' . ' "' .' ' - - -- - - rn iiHMiimn iinn micu ni i r t itti fnimww iiii m i iji.lh i iui Of DECISION Si! I L., TO STAND "jorei First pJcturo of 'Smyrna refugees to rerxh mcrfca, snappe.l as ' lh cy disembarked -'at Saloniki after' having -fl?4 .from -the W&zo .that razed Smyrna ter th cily had heett -.taken.' by' -the Turks. Notice the amcTcnt national types inaieated by cogtunao GiKfks; Araio:iIar;s, , and "Kurds. By the Associated Press. Paris, Sept. CO France stands firm ly by her decision taken with England and Italy last Saturday to insist upon Turkish recognition of the neutrality ;f the zones and straits. While there i;5 no question at the moment of mili tary force to back up this policy, the French government will exei its ut most influence to prevent war. This was the view in official cir cles following the British demand for the retirement of Turkish nationalists from the Chanak av&a. 30.- FALLBN MONARCH SAILS By he Associated Press. Athens, . Sept. ' :0. Ex-King- Can stantine and Queen Sophia sailed to day for Palermo en a Greek steamev. which was placed at the disposal of the fallen manarch by the revolutionists. 1HCEIS u T By the Associated. Press.. Paris, Sept. 30. An unconfirmed re port has reached the Hungarian news agency in Paris that a revolution has occurred in Belgrade and that King Alexander of Jugo-Slavia has been as sassinated. The news agency gives out this report as "under ail reserve." Undoubtedly the Turks have one. advantage over the European fighting nations, in that they are- somehow able to fight without any money o; anything to eat. -Boston Transcript. By the Associated Press, tunibertoh, N. C, Sent. Sheriff Lewis of Rolxv;on county who v.-ont to St.' Augustine, ' Fla., several days r.go to get Joph B. Kemri, a 'las M. W. English,' wanted in this county in connection with Che killing of Daniel McNeill at Red Springs ii years ago is expected to reach here either tonight or tomorrow. Kemp was arrested at St. Augus :iiie last week. - Kemp will be tried for murder in the first degree at the November tern; of court and Mink McNeill, brother of the nead man and' the only living witness, will be the principal wit -!;es: for the state. .. A load of coal bound across town nowadays draws as many eyes & n. okt-.tasduoned. load of unbaled hay. Boston Herald. By the Assoeiaft-d Prej;i. : . New York;;Spt. 30. Several per sons lost thei'i lives in a. fire which swept through a-five-story apartment house between Broadway and Amster dam avenue.-Nearly a.- score were in urcd, some seriously, -and a dozen oth t-s-we're saved firenlen and volunteers' who plunged through w'indows to res- uc persons in the burning interior. One of the dead was a baby ' fou uonths thrown from a building by frantic mother;" Anotneiy a boy o. in. was killed when he iumned fron I -air association;-' Three fireroent were injured and hal' dozen 'othcre vere overcome b; smoke. ". . HEEWWI! TO LEAVE SI By the Associated Press. . Athens, Sept. 30. The Gvjt'ek roya; amily will leave for Corfu tomorrow, it '"was announced today. The Italian government is expected to install them at Palermo, Cicily. DENIES REPORT By the Associated ' Press. -Belgrade, Sept. ,30. The Serbian press bureau issued a notice today deny the alarming news of a purported revolution in Belgrade aim ed against the crown.- It declares the rumor vras circulated by enemies. Joseph B. Kemp mmmm TRIED TO REBEL rim stranger tna Man 44 ip JTmd t He Shot Years Ago By the Associated Press. iJy the Associated Press. F.l Paso, Sept. 30. Part of the Jau 1X7. garrison revolted in the early hours today. They took the loyal federals completely by surprise, but after sev eral clashes in which 10 me. were 1 ilicd and 20 wounded. The rebels ran Hiovt of ammunition and retired to the outskirts of the city and the federal troops again took charge, . American sioldicrs took UP their pjtit along the international bridge and af-, he w lei- the retirement of the rebels tne permitted Americans having business in Jaurez to proceed to the business J i-cttion. TItltKFi REBELS, SHOT i'K- the Anaocitttcd Press. F.l Paso, Sept. 30. Three private nddicrs who revolted from the. Juarc garrison were put against an adobe wall at military headquarters at '.lock th'u nwrnini? and shot to death, according' to announcement i B'Miarl Mendrz'x headquarters. The Indianapolis NwVTtr Pi, is as American the Iff; r Iiulppendence. Perhaps that our country is pestered with bo many pie hunters. Capper's -Weekly. St. Augustine, Fla., Sept. 30. Jo. B. Kemp left here today with Sheriff Lewis of Robeson county to answer to the charge of the murder of Dame! McNeill- of Red Spring's 41 yearr ago. , He had been a wanderer separat ed from his family who for yearr thought him dead until conversation with a stranger caused suspicion thai s the man who killed McNeill. The man's departure 'followed, the is -brother, T. J. Kemp, I n tiivncntine dealer with large ,m " ' ' -. ...V... ,.pi.r..K nround bt. AUgusuue, !f.aid that McNeill admitted before his AiKith that he provoKca tne anair. XT-, 4- T J. Kemn had been in inuiu. Carolina where he had not been in 2o ... rn,l had returned to his place near here - when he saw in a news'- pe,per that his brother had ; been arrested. . - - lie immediately came to St. Augus tine and although he. had not seen hia brother for 44 years stated that he woutf go on llis bond, to the extent for $3,0.000 or $40,00 if that would do any good. T. J. Kemp said his brother linger- rtfirnniiiiiiT 'fltllU .u mm BBfflSWlNEMJWr. rc forces Brought to Constantinople and Landed .from Transports, Causing: Greeks and Armenians to Throw off Disguises Air planes Show Britain's Preparedness. With the approach of . fair week, an event of much interest and im portance to this section the' town will take on a holiday attire and-the gahi week will be celebrated' in. "proper style. . '; In order that the town may .full y enter into the holiday spirit it . h& suggested- that the merchants' " deeoi'- was, ate ..-.their scores ana .places ex busi ness with the flags and bunting viae was" used on July 4. The.' unifcri:' decorations that were used on ee'.i bration day had a decidedly - pretty effect and every merchant and busi ness . man is a.ske.d, to decorato hi;; place on ' Monday with the bunting md flags. .-which were used befoie.. A' number of private homes will m mm m ' jmm mm. aa km W OK ! The Conover Community fair yes- tsrday was, the last of . three first! class fairs held In the county before the big fair here next week and large crowds of people were in attend ance; The poultry exhibit at Conover unusually fine and thy witj i By the Associated Press. Constantinople, Sept. 30. Large forces of British infantry have been landed here from Transatlantic liner. These TBoIdiers are to reinforce the lines on the Asiatic side of the Bos pours, which the British will defenl ! m the event the lui'kish army at Ismed begins a movement towards Constantinople. The Kemalist army consists of two divisions. N When the liner entered the Golden Horn and the masses of infantrymen became visible from the citv the im- 'xt week. also be decorated, the citizens enter -, ng heartily intp . idea .- suggested by the decoratiohonimittce of tlie HB0U1W GEiiw FSIf Bv the Associated-Press. Washington, Sept. 30. The wcathe. outlook for the week beginning Mon day. South Atlantic states . Generail; fair and normal temiperatuV-'es hu with probablity of showers in Florid?- IN will begin ;akxng on a tetive appearance m jelcbration of fair week which begins m Tuesday. The- stores v.'ill use the rctty flags and bunting for decorat ng union stpi'am sfnii-lar tQJuiy 4. PDULIM SGpUITT m By the Asociated Press. South Bend,' Ind., Sept. 30 Harry ,?oulin, local haberdasher, charged by Irs. August Tierman '-.with being the father of her third child was found not guilty in city court here today. Judge Ducomb made it plain in his omment that he found the defendant not guilty in the strict sense of th-i word. lie said he believed there had een intimate relations between Mt'. Tiernan and Poulin. The fact, how ever, that Professor Poulin had lived With his jwife through the-. affarr had created the reasonable doubt that made it legally compulsory ,to find for the defendant. , ."'')"' nake a oig aispiay here The fair was a crops because of the dry weather but the exhibits of fancy work and canncu goods "more than made un for the deficit. Catawba held its first fair Tuesday and was Largely attended. Here the fancy work was a special feature and the livestock, and poultry and field crops were good. , -SherrilFs Ford- also? held its first community fair Thursday and a crowd .estimated at' 1.800 attended. It was the largest of the three fairs in thc county and was complete in all de partments. Persons who attended all three fairs f;ay they were fully up to the stand ard set last 'year; . - " ED A POSSE IKK' 1 BEND! Fun JIMllLLtH niense gathering of Greeks seeking ! views outside the city threw away their fezes and melted avay. The Observation was heard on a?i sides: ''We won't bjther with passport-; ntfw. The British are sending ships and troops." The arrical of these several thous and adtiitional troops lias encouraged the Americans and Greeks to dis card their Turkish fezes and resume convention western head gear. At the' beginning of the present crisis tvery Greek and Armenian pro vided himself with a fez which he wore- almost continuously to disguise himself. British airplanes flew over the capi tal today causing visible- excitement. The manouvers gave the populace an other, indieatioA of British prepared r.essto "meet the" Situation'- '"""""V The continued arrival of British war units has lessened the danger o' an uprising in the city and checked the panicky flight of Christians neighboring countries. COTTON By the, Associated Press. ' Kinston, N. C, A posse of several hundred men directed by deputy sheriff continued to scour the coun tfy side8 for Jim Miller, negro who shot and killed John Sutton, 43, last night. . Although feeling against the negro was running high, there-was no evi dence of.inob spirit among the search- j 13 l0 23 poi::t lower ers, officers . stated shuid the negro be caught. . - to Bv the Associated Press. "New York, Sept. 30. There was heavy southern selling ,and scattered liquidation at the opening of the cot ton market today and first prices were . Speaking of Einstein and space, if he wants to do something useful let him solve the problem, of parkin? space. Florida Times-Union. ed around his old home . in Bladen county for three months after th nir.no- tVu nld sheriff, long since fti"1-1i5 dead, and his deputies not inter iei ing with his comings and goings Later his brother left home. . t He kept in touch with his people occasionally, the brother .said, un- 15 years ago when they heard he was dead in Cuba, until last rebruar; when i datives received message-: from him in Florida, but dvd not care to make his identity for fear of bring ing un the old trouble. :-f" T. J. Kemp said his brother ha; been, more or loss fond of drink antt that he believes he had some intoxi cating liquorvhen he entered into conversation with a stranger in S Augustine and disclosed his indentity. Kemp expressed the belief that things" would not, go hacuy wun nw brother back in North Carolina on the old charge, as McNeill, : he" : sak;. in dying exonerated him by saying the guarreP which ended fatally wa3 of his own ' ( McNeill ) making. Kemp substantiated his brother's statement that McNeill attacked hjm with a hatchet. Joseph Kemp now is G2 years r j CUj.ht' to come back like brothers and ae . . ' '. j .'-.(continued on page six) Josenhus Daniels, former secretary of the navy, opened the Democratic campaign in 'Catawba county .with a speech in the auditorium last night that- was enthusiastically received iy the thousand'or more people v.-ho heard it. Void of bitterness, it was such a speech as Mayor Youht declared in in troducing the distinguished guest, men and women of all political shades could listen to with profit. Mr." Daniels was warmly applauded throughout and af ter the speaking shook hands with many Hickory- and Catawba colinty people, later being guest of the fire department for a few minutes to hear a naval band over the radio - While, in Hickory Mr.' Daniels, who left this morning by automobile for Albemarle, was the guest of Mr." and Mrs. J. D. Elliott, who had Chairman Chas-W. Bagby and a few friends-; at dinner last night. "Chairman Bagby presided over the meeting and told the large crowd -that in his' opinion this was a Democratic year in Catawba county. The crowd applauded. Mayor M. H. Yuunt was then called on .to present the speaker and did it in . a happy manner. . The mayor got a hand when he. said this was a day of liberal ideas wnen men and women.were broad enough to hear both sides' of a 'question and express nressed his pleasure that this -was so; He briefly referred to Mr. Daniels' fine record as secretary of , the navy and sat down amid applause.. .. Showing that he knew Xatawba county history, Mr'. Daniels 'referred in his speech to the time in the state when Democrats, getting mad at each otherr were rent apart,, most of them returning to the household and in a few counties a large number "going over ;to the "Hepubl'ican partyv lt, was to these men in 'Catawba county who, he declared had little in common with Republican aspirations, that he made his most vigorous' appeal. He said they Big r air Will uien Next Tuesday With . , ....-. a First Gass Exhibits MRS. B. M. CLEGG IS DIED, FROM INJURIES Shelby, Sept. SO. Mrs. M. B. Clegg died early, yesterday ; morning In a hospital at Murphy i'roin injuries Vc ccived 3'esterday -when the automobile in which she was riding, with her husband and child backed off over a hundred' foot .ravine on a mountain ioad.' , .' ;' r:. , ! . : .lie-;. .M. B. Ciegg, her huEband,, is a mem be r of the weste t'ix ', Nort h ; Ca iv - lina conference and it. is learned here, the native home of -Mrs. Cf egg, thav she was with her husband on some of his .work. -, -, :- ; . '; :.' ': ;:' , T he . .engine of thb. car v went dead on' the road and the battery being down. Mr. Clegg got out and crahkea the car. The Car was in reverse ana when the engine started , the : . car 1 ' backed r- over an embankment,' ii.--flieting ' injuTies wliich proved fatal. It is understood the Clegg child was also badly injirred. ; Further particu lars coukknot be leaincd by brothem and sisters of Mrs. - Clegg ,- of this place. ' -.-.' '-.''.' y -- ,: ;-: .' She was the daughter of the late Catp. Lemuel J. Hoyle, aTveteran of the confederate army, -who for many years was clerk : of the court for Cleveland county. Her husband, sev eral children and brothers and sis ters - survive. ; It is understood the body will be brought to Kings Moun tain for interment. OLtober December January March May Open 20.07 20.80 20.G0 20.62 20.60 Close 20.13 20.40 20.25 2a33 20.25 Hickory cotton 20 1-2 cents., FAiERS'IllTO With the secretary's office bu-sy preparing .for entries. Monday and farmers in four cotmties gathering up their exhibits and Workmen on the iob of , getting the J grounds in first class condition, the stage will be si-t Monday for the opening of the Four County fair 'on Tuesday morning. The complete .program... will- be printed Monday. ; . Many specialties will be 'put on nur ing the week, as Record readers kriow, and various organizations are keen for their parts. . .There will be midway, attractions better than the. average. ' . The chief attractions, however, win be the exhibits from the farms, and these promise to be larger than ever. ' . - ' Mrs. John Wr. Robinson, secretary, announced this afternoon --that analy sis, of 'the waterused on the grounds showed that it, was all right and safe for drinking. A sample was sent to the state board of health. The Royal Hussars' Band has arriv ed in the" city and. will give a sacred Concert on Union square tomorrow afleiiioon: Mr. Yarborough.' director,' announced that a. first class soprano singer accompanied, the band. 'It is hoped that this band may be obtained for the fair. ' : .. Bv the Associated Press. 'Salisbury, N. C, Sept. 30. The North Carolina Farmers' union will hold its meeting here beginning De cember 21, according to the chamber of commerce. local ERECT MONUMENT TO MORNf-NG GLORY Tokio, Sept, 10. Amateur cultiva tors of the morning glory have erect ed a monument to that flower. It was recently unveiled with full Buddhist ceremony at the Guio Temple at Mita, Shiba. Tokio. The members of the To-. Vio Morning Glory society, who erect ed the monument, strive to produce the largest and most beautiful flowers and in doing so have to cut out the' less promising plants. The monument . is their atonement for' the killing of these weaklings. V BUYS NEW EQUIPMENT Henry Ford's advice to the public is: "Buy as little coal as possible." present prices," most of us miga buy as- much as possible and still have little enough. Richomnd Times-Dis-n:teh. ', Mr. R. C. Rivers, Jr., of Boofte passed through Hickory this afternoon tn route home from Gastonia and Charlotte. The Boone; Democrat, of which the young : man's father is editor, has recently bought modern J eqoioment. including a late model lino- ttrpe auu cyimuer piess, unu. wm ay pear in its new, "dress" in the next month or six weeks. Watauga people aie to be congratulated oh the enter prise of their newspaper. ' - One . of the economics of the dry period is that -it now takes', hut ona hip to make a hurrah instead of two as formerly. Cincinnati Enquirer.