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WATCH YOUR Record subscribers should renew at least five luya before their subscriptions expire. . WEATHER Fair tonight and Sat urday. Cooler in east portion tonight. . . ESTABLISHED SEPTEMBER 11, 1915. HICKORY, N. C, FRIDAY EVENING, N0VEMBER3, 1922. PRICE FIVE: CENTS JMCKOMY mm SHOT BY INSPECT Jack Kennedy, Famous Missouri Bandit, and Companion Killed After They Made Last Hold Up During Night -Were Hurrying to Automobile With Registered Letters. Bv the Associated Press. "Wittenburg, Mo., Nov. 3. Jack KiT.nody, veteran Missouri train rob ber, and a companion whose name is believed to have been Logan were shot and killed early today by post- office inspectors after they had rob bed a southbound tram on the St Louis and San Francisco Railroad The stolen mail, about 150 registered letters, was being taken to an auto mobile. Six pestoffice inspectors, three rail road special agents and two deputy sheriffs were waiting near the scene of the robbery which had been antici pated through knowledge of Ken nedy's previous movements. Kennedy and Logan were making for their automobile with the stolen mail when the officers ordered them to stop. Inspector Bob Ward of St. Louis, who was in charge of the officers, said the bodies of the two robber? were found with' revolvers clutched in the hands. A coroner's jury held an inquest before daylight and re turned a verdict of justifiable homi cide. Describing the robbery, inspectors said that Kennedy and hi3 companions stopped the train at Seventy-Six. Logan cut the mail and express car from the rest of the train. The engineer and firemen were ord ered off the locomotive and Kennedy took the two crews toward Witten berg. Stopping the locomotive, the two bandits entered the mail car. The three clerks were lined up against the wall. Kennedq inspected the mail, taking several (pouches to the cal of the locomotive. The locomotive was detached and Kennedy and Logan rode to Wittenberg. About 200 yauds from' the station the two jumped from the engine and left it running wild. Tin inspectors were concealed on the right of way. ' Inspector Ward shouted the com mand to halt. It was bright moonlight and the officers could see the robebrs reach for their pistols and the, inspec tors opened fire. Both mc:i droppo:" to the ground dead. Kennedy has a record of seven train robberies and served 12 years in the penitentiary for the latest of the.se. He had been at liberty since 1912. By the Asociated Press. Henderson. N. C, Nov. 3. The com mittee on social reform of the North Carolina Methodist Protestant confer ence in session here today presented its report, going on record as being "opposed to any and all organizations in efforts for enforcement of the law to uphold society under cover of secre cy, darkness or disguise." It recommended that the state pass a law making the purchaser of intoxi cating liquors equally guilty with the el'er. It deplored what it described as the laxity of morals in the wake of the world war and resolved to ."attack Prevailing vice with renewed vigor and effort," urging parents to keep their 'children under proper restraint that they may grow in the way of the Lord." The place of the 1923 convention M be selected tomorrow. COTTON BV the Associated Press. ew York, Nov. 3. The cotton "urKet showed continued firmness with increasing activity, during today's cy'y trading. The opening was firm Bl an advance of 1C to 21 points or "l!lldy firm cables. Opdn 24.74 24.45 24.45 24.30 Close comber Miliary March Way July 25.05 24.75 24.6: 24.44 24.07 1 Hick URGE PARENT5TD CHEN' ory cotton 24 1-4 cents. ROBBERS ORS ROOSEVELT TREE INTGDDY REIVED By the Associated Press. - Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 3. The Roosevelt memorial tree, which has been the subject of a controversy since it was planted on the Mont gomery capitol lawn by Montgomery boy scouts last Friday, mysteriously disappeared last night and officials here without the identity of the mis creants. . A note discovered where the tree stood by the nightwatchman read: "Montgomery, Ala. Get this, Ala bama. "To all concerned, "The Daughters of the Confederacy are our mothers (war mothers) and this is the vow. There are no trees in honor of southern gentlemen in the capitol yards at Washington and cui war mothers do net want this 'one here." The Daughetrs of the Confederacy and other organizations" contended that it was improper for the mem orial to Roosevelt to stand on the capitol ground near the spot where Davis became president of the Con federacy. . JOII DISCUSS! HELD LIST JIG There was a joint discussion at th Abcrnethy school house at Ohveir, Cross Roads last; .lilght m whicl Inrace H. Abce of Hickory and SmitL Campbell of Maiden, Republican coun v chairman, were; opponents and V. A. Self of Hickory and L.oomis i Klutz of Newton were pitted againsi each other. Both sides had billed the Abernethj school for a speaking: on the same night and the adherents of eacl party were present. Also the speaken were on hand, only to learn that they had company. Chairman Campbell m vited Messrs. Abee and Self to t liscussion of the issues. , It was said that Mr. Campbell tok the crowd that he would give Mr Abee 15 minutes and five minutes foi rejoinder, saying . that he ' himse'u would not require any time to answe: him. Mr. Abee spoke 13 minutes anc Mr. Campbell followed with 15, it said. Then Messrs. Self and Klutz spoke but it is agreed that the Abee-Camp bell discussion was the most interest ing from ten spectator's standpoint. - By the Assocatcd Press. Statesville,, N. C, Nov. 3. The re port made t the Blue Ridge confer ence of the Methodist , Episcoppa1 chirrch here shows considerable , in crease in membershop, the financia" condition good and considerable build ing done. A new church has recently been organized in Winston-Salem with 70 members. The evening session yes terday consisted of addresses by Dr. D. W. Donnelson, director of religious training, and by Dr, M. O.i Fletcher president of the Washington N. C. Collegiate institute. ' An executive for conference mem bers only was held this morning and a layman's meeting conducted by Dr. M. B. Martin of Chattanooga,' Teni. The bishop's addressj occupied the ro mainder of the forenoon. : w. ' Mrs, Ada Iattamore of Maiden is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. D. M.- Boyd. nwnp Ml M il WRITER By the Associated Press. Eichmcnd.'Va., Nov. 3. Every bit of available space in the "Old Fork" church near his late home in Hanover county, was occupied this morning for the funeral services of Thomas Nelson Page, author, diplomat and . lawverT who died suddenly Tuesday .while walk ing in the garden of his ancestral plan tation. "Oakland." - Many cf the country folk, unable ,to gain, admission, stood outside with bared heads as. the Rev. E. L. Good- win, rector of St. James Episcopal church, Ashland, conducted the last' rites in the presence of a notable group of relatives and friends. Tenants on the Page farm served a? active pall bearers - at the services, after which the body was put aboard the train for Washington. Another fun eral will be held tomorrow morning. Newton, Nov. 3. The funeral ser vices over the remains of little Bess Lohr, only child of Mr. and Mrs. For rest Schrum, who was found dead in its cradle on Wednesday morning about 7 o'clock, were conducted from the home yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock by Rev. C. C. Wagner, pastor f Grace Reformed church, and the in terment took place in Eastview ceme tery. The news of the death of this :ittle girl came as a shock to the en .ire town. . Mrs. Schruin on Wednesday morn ing left her little daughter for a while o do some work about the house and .vhen she returned to the room where i:hc child was she found it dead in its ibd where she had only left it a few .ninutes before. The child had not been ;ick and seemed as bright as usual and or this reason the death was all thel iiore a terrible shock and blow to th ather and mother. Mr..- and Mrs. Schrum had only , been housekeeping or a short while and into their home lad come this, little life which had en wined itself around the hearts of its parents and was the sunshine of their new home. ULTAB OF TURKEV DEPOSED London, Nov. 3. A report that the furkish nationalist assembly at An gora has passeu a law suppressing he sultanate of Turkey and the law :-f succession to the throne is con tained in a dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph from its; Constantinople orrespondent, which quotes dispatch !S from Angora. Such action by the national assem bly would mean, of course, that the sultan is deposed. In the future, ac cording to the dispatches, the holy caliph in Turkey would be elected without government protection. ; ' By the Associated Press. Burlington, N. C.,'Novf 3. The body of a white new born infant was found in a stream four miles from town early today. It was wrapped in a newspaper. The coroner was called and found that the child, alive when born, was killed by exposure. Efforts are being made to find the mother and those guilty of the deed. - John J. Parker of Charlotte, Repub lican candidate for governor two years ago, is scheduled to adress the voters in the auditorium tonight at 8 o'clock. The occasion has been well advertised in Hickory and the county and Mr. Parker, as oneof the big men in the organization, is expected to draw large crowd. . i FIIBSL IS HELD FOR B ESSIE LM s ra BODY OF IH STIRS BURL1HGTQH PUERTO SPEIK INHIBYTOU By the Associated Press. San Diego,' Cal., Nov. . 3. Lieut John A. Macready and Oakley Keiley, army aviators, , took off at .'Rockwell field at 5:59 ai m. today in an attempt to cross the continent from San Diego to New York: without a stop in the great monoplane' T-2. By the Asseciated Press. Missoula, Mont., Nov. 3 After Le iand Tucker, 2i,. had, shot and fatally wounded his father, last Friday the father called Leland to him,', took '.his hand, declared he loved' him and com mended him for shooting him, accord ing to' witnesses at; the trial for first degree murder. The charge was dis missed. ; : "You have done just what I wanted you to do,'' the witnesses declared the father told the son. The boy declared he fired in self-defense after his fath er had threatened him with a knife. INB UP VICTORY By the Associated Press. New York, Nov. 3. Chas. F, Mur phy, the closed lip leader of Tam many Hall, burst into print today with a 200 word prediction, of an "unprece dented Democratic, victory" . in New York next Tuesday. J," Murphy, wholserdbm predicts, did not intend to citiote this time, his se cretary exp!aine.Tle jwfetion was4 made in letters to the state commit tee, a copy of which found its way to the Evening Telegram. By the Associated Press. Angora, Nov. 3. The Turkish na tionalist assembly at Angora has an nounced that it considers null and void all treaties and conventions con cluded since March 16, 1920, by the Constantinople administration I0KF0RD ptsnoiiT Mr. H. D. Schubert will visit Brook- L'ord this evening in the interest oi nmmnnitv.. Service. A program- ol games and stunts will be used togeth er with singing and rhythmic games which are proving so popular in xiicK ;ry. The affair will take place over .he Brookford Mills store at 8 o'ciock and everybody is invited. These com munity gatherings are for all the peo ple and similar programs are to be 3stablished in the other centers oi his neighborhood. - " SEVERAL M. By the Associated Press. .New York, Nov. 3. Two to six wo men were reported to have been killed today by jumping from windows when a fire broke out in a celluloid factory on Thirteenth street. Four ambulances were rushed to the scene. Several girb were reported injured. Credit Lloyd George wih not ex nlanninir his resignation by saying that his lomr-netrleeted law practice demanded . his attention. Boston! Herald. - The Grand Falls of Labrator-' arc 2,000 feet high, as compared with Nia gara's 1G4 feet. FATHEB LAUDS SDK FiKinieyi I T SLL1I TREATIES IRE DEGLIEO VOID PEOPLE n lishment ox Hickory Com munity Service and the development of a strong community wide.. pre o'r-yn of social, recreational and : . 1c activi ties has met with favor ai.ung "-the citi zens or this section. A-; the regraa meeting of the ex'cuth''c committee c' Comnuinity-' Service held last evening it was dec-iaca to ftold a meeting of the Community "Council at" which'- time plans : that have bc.i work'sd; out by the.coinSSittee will be outlined for the strengthening";, of the -- pre gram. ' This meeting will" take place tomorrow ev ening at 7:30 o'clock in the city court room. Mr. W. J. Shuford, president of Ccmmunity Service snnotirvcss the members will not be lu Id on this occas ion more than 30 -minute's ar.d urges every member of the council to be pres ent. '; -"' - It has .bean demonstrated 'that 'Hick ory believes in Community Service and the time has arrived wheri steps should be taken with regard to the perma nency oi the vor:.- The movement is a cooperative one and rtot ; competitive. It is the People tnemselves banding to. gether to secure larger and better re sults m suDplying the needs of a com munity through more complete, cooper ation between all grouus and agencies. "Some of the things accomplished since the beginning of the work the lat ter part of September include the co operation with the Catawba Fair As sociation; conducting of community get-tcgethers or fun fests in the leg ion hall each week; cooperation with the South School Parent-Teacher as sociation in the recent Halloween get- together ; cooeration with the Com munity club in the big Halloween cele bration ; cooperation with the high schpol boys and girls clubs. This ev ening Community Service activities will be inaugurated at Brookford over the Brdokford Mills More. In coopera tion with the American Legion a beau tiful and impressive program will be presented in observance of Armistice day. Neighborhood gatherings will be conducted in West Hickory, Longview: Highland and other near oy communi ties. , . i: - " "'-. ., Incorporated in the program adopt cd by the Community Service coun cil are activities in community music, dramatics, 'recreation,- athletics, heigh borhood work, playgrounds, celebra tions and other civic betterment pro grams. :'; It is proposed to cooperate With thi churches in a union Thanksgiving pro g4'am.--'Ar-cimuhity,wMa'.phris-tmas. program will be arranged with carli singing over all the streets of tot city. . Newton. Nov. 3. Mr; J. S. Lancas ter, who came to this city from Louis burg, N.'C, about nine years ago and took charge ot the Virginia fcn:pp no tel. has iust leased another hotel, the Central at Rutherfordton, "and took charge today, thus adding -another to his chain of hotels. Mr. Lancaster, since coming to Newton has been con ducting a first-class house ana win continue to have charge of the Vir ginia Shipp and tne St. Hubert, at this nlace, for the present. Mr. Lancaster will divide his time between the hotel at Rutherfordton and the hotels at Newton. He has secured a manager or his house at Rutherfordton. On Jan- nnrv 1st twentv-f ive additional rooms vill be added to the Rutherfordton ho tel. These rooms will be modern in ev ery respect with running water and bath in each room. ., Bv the Associated Press. Washington, Nov. 3. Declaring that the state of the nation "presents very much to justify a. nation-wide and most sincere testimony of grati tude for the bounty which has been bestowed upon us, President Harding in the annual Thanksgiving procla mation issued today calls upon the American people to observe Thurs day, November 30, "as a day of thanks giving, 'supplication, and devotion." IHSSADQR FR1 : ITALY TO AMERIC! By the Asociated Press. London, Nov. 3. Baron Romano Avezzano has been appointed Italian ambassador . to the United States, which post he formerly held, to suc ceed Vittoria Orlandi Ricci, resigned, according to Rome advices received ' here. ' - The asta; l I KWTi MM TIES OVER H HOTEL PRESH ISSUES HIS PROCLlHTII MOTT BEGINS, WM MAJOR AH Persons Connected with Hall-Mills Murder Except Rector's Widow Brought to Court i lease for Examination and Checkingr Preli minary to Giving Case to" Graiid Jury. With the death last Saturday of Mrs. Susan Rice, aged 65 ' years, Wilson Rice, aged 73, was left to care for a 35-year-old son who is a cripple, deaf and dumb and imbecile. The Rice home is six miles south of Hickory and the family moved there two years ago from one of the moun tain counties. " .- The son is kept in a cage. He gets about more iikd an animal than a man, tears his clothe- rom his body, and is hard to handle. An attack of meningitis when he was a year old caused his condition. It is a tragic case. " - Chas. E. Hefner, county welfare officer, has made visits to the home and tried to get the man into one of the; 'asylums, but has failed. He can be entered at the home for feeble minded near Kinston, but the appro priation for that institution has run ?hort and the authorities .lack suffici ent funds. Mr. Hefner was told that if che man's friends would raise $100 to provide his expenses until the 'egislature -meets in Januarv. the Kinston institution would take him at once. .- ' -" ' ' Those who want more details about Rice should see Chief Lentz, City Manager Ballew. Dr. E. M. Craiir. Miss Koch and others who have visit- xl him. The amount needed should be raised at once and Rice, who is left in charge of his old father, should be taken to Kinston next '.week..' " i Mb. George F. MeCauley, known the world over at the human fly, who iias climed some of the highest build- ngs m America, will scale, without aid or asistance the Chamber of Commerce building Saturday after noon November 4, at 4 o'clock. Mr. MeCauley was in the city today and has completed arrangements with tiickory Post No. 43, American Legion to climb the building. He will climb under the auspices of the legion men, who will receive a portion of the col lection taken before the climb. The "Human Fly" comes to Hickorv with an enviable, reputation. He has climed some of the tallest buikl mgs in America and his death defying act feats have thrilled thousands of spectators. According to his own state ments, the climber has made several flights with Lieutenant Belvin W. Maynard, the "flying, parson" who was killed while flying several weeks ago. Mr. MeCauley claims the dis tinction of, having climber ! 32 stories of the Woolworth building: in New York in the presence of thousands of spectators. When he reached the 32nd tory of the building he was forced to discontinue the climb on; account of physical exhaustion The great feat" of climbing the Chamber of Commerce building will doubtless be witnessed by hundreds of interested spectators. - - : " IUTHERK TLANS - FI1STI SEBVICE Of interest to patrons of the South ern Railway is the announcement that effective Sunday the comipany will make- important improvements and ad ditions to its service between Wash ington and Atlanta. Trains. Nos. 135 and 44 will be extended and operated as through "trains, handling coach and sleeping cars between Washington and Atlanta. No. 135 will leave' Washing ton at 8:2'0 a. m., reach ; Salisbury at 8:55 and arrive Atlanta at 6:25 a. in. No. 44" will leave Atlanta at 9 p. m., arrive Salisbury at 6 a. m. and reach Washington at 7:05 p. m. The running time' of No. 35 will be reduced two hours. It will leave Wash ington at 11 a. m. and arrive Salisbury 9:50 p. m. No. 35 will be an exclusive passenger train and will handle sleep ing cars from New - York to . New Orleans, Birmingham and Columbus, Ga., and from Charlotte, Greensville and Asheville to Atlanta. ' The running time of No. 38 also will be reduced so-as to put it out of Atlanta at 12:15 and into Washing ton at 7 a. m. lOliFLflLL::: CHARACTERS By the Associated Press. New Brunswick, N. J., Nov. 3. AH persons connected with the Hall-Mills murder case, with the exception of the slain rector's widow, Mrs. Frances Npwell Stevens Hall, were summoned to the court house today by Special Deputy Attorney General Mott for a checking, it was reported, of evidence to be ...submitted to he grand jury. Thte investigator, it was learned, in tended to question these persons in the order in which they appeared in the case, beginning with the two New Bruiiswick policemen who discovered the bodies of the Rev. Edward Wheel er Hall and his choir leader, Mrs. Eleanor R. 1 Mills, under the crab apple tree. ' ' The statements made by Mrs. Hall Wednesday when she answered a long questionnaire propounded ' by news paper men probably will be taken as her story for the grand jury, it was said, and it was for this reason that she was not called today. Mr. " Mott has discovered another eye witness, it was reported today. James Mills, husband of the slain singer, visited the scene of the crime for the first time last night. He declar ed that he thought the majorities had made a mistake in their failure to arrest all members of both families immediately and said "it is too late now." - Mills added that he "believed the eye-witness . story" told by Mrs. Jane Gibson, the farmer woman. . MIL MOTT SILENT By the Associated Press : Newark, Nr J., Nov, 3. Wilbur A. Mott, special deputy attorney gener al '. investigating the IiaTl-Millsr mur def case, refused here today either to affirm or deny that warrants had been sworn out for any one in connection with the case. ' By the Asociated Press. Chicago, Nov. 2. To awaken the conscience and ; intelligence of .The people of the Protestant Episcopal church to the needs set out .in the pro gram adopted at the Portland General Convention, thereby raising the aver age of regular giving throughout the Communion, is the main object in view in the nation , wide campaign to be con ducted wholly 'within the ranks of the church, according to a statement by Chicago headquarters of the denomi nation. .... . " ' Results of the campaign in the three years now closmer encouraee church leaders in the belief that the ensuing three years will be equally successful, says the statement,, quoting the secre tary of the field department. .... "In the eighty-eight dioceses of the church in the United States, the work -of informing our people of the con vention program and explaining the educational methods to the leaders," al ready is going forward," continates the statement. "Our reports show enthus iasm and determination that will go for anbther big advance in the missionary, educational and social service fields?' The program which fixed a budget of $21,000,000 for the next three years. work, will support 3,000 missionaries in American and throughout the world and carry on the work of religious and social service to which ' the church is committed. A forward program . also was adopted involving an additional $7,400,000 of which eighty-two per cent, will be spent in the United States and its territorial possessions for hospi tals, schools, new churches and com munity houses, with special emphasis upon work among Indians, negroes, mountaineers and mill workers, ' ac- cc rding to plants. Americanization 'and rural and industrial effort also come under the program. An appropriation of $2,000,000' for denominational colleges and for stud-' end work at fifty-five of the great sec ular institutions all oyer the land; is.. provided in the program. The budget is- to be raised by quotas in the three years ending4 1925., :; .' We are now, trying in, our diligent, conscientious way to find out what our Republican foreign policy 'is so ag to be for it heart and souL Ohio State JournaL .. .--? ,! . era ciph FOR CHURCH i GIVING : L V i.