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. . f 1 CEIi i subscribers u-cord suu i.,oct K before their Sii,,ns expire. Rushed septe. .1,1915. HICKORY, N. C., WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 8, 1922. PRICE FIVE CENTS i I UawM mv Emms EODGrt ' PhjAixj. fVJ TtK Plilll fflfS REPUBLICANS 1 1 1 E EtS S " lies Up Majorities of From 508 to 750 in Most Surprising Contest Held Here in Many Years Hickory lownsmp, Unce KepuDiican Stronghold, Gives Good Majority. iteming an average Republican of 337. the Democrats yes - swept Catawba county by ranirfnf from 508 to 850 carried Hickory township, ib!ican stronghold, by nearly .,.,, it was the greatest over- iiij county in nearly 20 years n as surprising to Democrats jaJ to Republicans who turned A make the result decisive. .tote yesterday was not as heavy iscr wear, the Hickory post- L$t undoubtedly neing respon- y hundreds remaining away lie polls. Another contributing j:he Democratic landslide was itjg throughout the county that Aiders had been allowed tor. liitotv of action. In tne last! r . ta the sheriff's deputies in :ij township had not been por ts cooperate with the Hickory tee in catching bootleggers, 1 : .1 Al icy persons remcmoerea mj w Sheriff Isenhour nnd Chiei s forked together and when the .'ni Deputy Sheriff Kennedy and saie life hard for liquor deal- MAE BIG GAINS CONTESTS FOR SENATE By the Associated Press. New York, Nov. 8. Returns sup plementing those of last night, showed that Republican seats in the senate from Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey. New York, Michigan and West Vir ginia apparently had been captured by the Democrats and that the Re; publicans had captured, senate ' seat? held by Democrats in Nebraska an::. Ohio. In Delaware, Montana and Minne sota the results still were tco me agre to venture a prediction. These returns so far would reduce the Republican majority in the senate from 24 to 16 with iprospects of further reduction. tithe hvprat overturns w.y ifjp precincrrwiK'TfTwo yeai3 arethe Republicans a majority today it turned in a major- 2 an unlucky number, truly. it hero was 205 to 218, with Hefner lending a giant's hand test. P7 township for the first time i Democratic majority, every N and Friday, the ' famoiui "id by nearly 1G0 votes. print loose with an increased i!;c majority, as did Clarcmont 6r precinct:, and Newton rolled raually largo plurality. M Court J. T. Sttzcr, who tfed as a candidate against 'Hledth': Republican county 'Me Geo. F. Bast, whose pro- fast in favor of law enforcc- pmade the day after his nom- "! the Democratic hosts. Analysis of Returns tip of the ballots in Chair- Mtfi office todav shows that 'kocratic maioritv rnncod from or thereabouts, nil the re ptbemo; available. For clerk I 'E'j'lisill received 4.096 against lii I. h L 1 er, a majority or bw. Ffons sh ow a littlo mnrn than "ies east, a decrease of over years a;o. Overigc tmi jn cacn precinct ft); ' ..... wt Hickory IBS Democratic in"20. and 200 in 1922. Hickory 101 Republican -wa '.II Hrm.ki: mnn . '15t Hitknrv mi PniiMi.qn m4 10 Dnmnorof 11 1099 Ja Hickory 41 Republican ' 'republican 1022. win elected OELfiilESEIl . . . . ..;... ... . Bv the Associated Tress. ' lilminefon, Del., Nov. S,. Thos. F. Bayard,' son of the late Thos F Bayard, who was secretary'lbf ;taU under Grovcr Cleveland, was electee to the United States Senate yesterday on the fact of complete though un official returns. The vote was Sayan 40,571 and Senator Coleman DuPont Republican, 30,431. Congressman Layton, Republican was defeated by William H. Boyc Democrat, by more than 0,000 major ity. .;' WEAVER'S MAJORITY OVER 8 THOUSiiD oSfL By the' Associated Press. , New ( Yorkt Nov. 8. The reelection of Representative Scott,. Republican of Michigan, tied the Democrats and Republicans in their race for control of the house of representatives. Each party had 178 votes toward a major ity of 218 for which they were strain ing. Only 21 states had reported a com plete vote, however, and it was claim ed that the deciding figures were to come from the 'west and middle west. MSB ELECTS DEMOCRATIC SHERIFF By the Associated Press. Boston, Nov. 8.- Sen ator Henry CabofrLoclge was reelected over Wil liam A. Gaston, Demo crat, yesterday by a plu rality of 1,945. The vote of -the j state complete was: Gaston 414,730; Lodge 416,675. JA re count of tne vote for senator undoubtedly will be asked by Colonel Gaston, his associates said.. J Reports reaching Hickory verified night reports that Alexander county had elected a Democratic sheriff and mixed up the other ticket. The sher ff's majority was " about 100. : : Caldwell county went Democratic Sy ovW 200, according to Mark Squires, and, the .senatorial ticket was elected. Mr. Squires is one- of th senators and will represent Cldwfi:L.. " Burke ran up a Defiiocratie majority f between 450 and 500' but Watauga Probably went Republican by . 50 or .'00. With two precincts missing, the Democrats had a majority " of two, but Republican boxes were expectea r.o offset this. Lincoln county went Democratic y over 400. Iredell and Cleveland increased their majorities. Iredell gave Houghton a majority of 3,017 over Campbell and Rowan's plurality . for Doughton was 2,300. Stanley was about 200 Democrat. Sheriff Cnder vas elected in Rowan by nearly 1,700 plurality. ; - j ILLlGlSlSl 1ES INDEEL BEATEN nnilTF : 0 LSin I l ihe program in observance of Arm- tice day will be one of thn most hoan- tiful occasions ayfer seen "in this -section,. This affair will begin promptly at S o'clock in .the city ' auditorium. Everybody is invited and.no admission will be charged. "Lest .We Forget" it the name of the program to be presented by Hick pry Post, American Legion, No. 48 in cooperation'- with Community Sei- vice, music wui be lurmshed by the Hickory Concert Band under t the di rection of Mr. J. E. Barbe. Vocalrtse- lections will be given by Mrs. John Geitner as soloist and a quartet com posed of the following: Messrs. Con nolly Gamble, Cedric Bellinger, Laurie A. Deal and J. A. '.Courtney. Mr. Rob Roy Peery, will serve as accomjjanist. Miss Aileen Aiken and John Aiken will appear' in a sketch set. in a French Cafe. , Others taking part in the program inelude Rev. S. B. Stroup, Post Chap lain: R. H. Shuford: Commander Joseph L. Murphy, Miss Helen Springs, JJonald Menzies, Jsailey Patrick, Miss 1 Josephine Seymour, Miss Margaret 1 Springs, Miss Kate Gosnold and Miss Mamie Maxie. One of the songs to be sung vnll be "Beautiful America" by Pearl Lit- Re turns from 25 States Show Harding's Tremen dous Majorities Overridden and Complexion of House and Senate in Doubt Only One State Stood by Harding. GURZON ASSERTS I SITUATION IS TOO BAD By the Associated Press. London, Nov. 8. Foreign Secretary Curzon in an address today declared that the position in the near east at "this minute constituted the most def inite menace to the peace of the world." He asserted that the Turkish reten- By the Associated Press. ; - i Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 8. F'ank W. Mondell, Republican floor leader in the house of representatives and for more than 25 years almost continuously a member of congress, apparently has been defeated for United Steves sena tor by: John BKendrrckij Iemocratic incumbent. Returns compiled from 307 precincts of the 659 in the state gave Mondell 11,720 and Kendrick 15,122. sions are without justification and are f tie. The ceremonial of ' the Flag of the not to be tolerated, 5 r ree win De given Dy miss dame ; Menzies as the spirit of the flag and Buster Fennel and Jack Hatcher as heralds. "November Eleventh" is spoken by a voice after a' gong slowly . strikes eleven. In the . dim light "a line of crouched, tenst figures are seen to straighten up as R. H. Shuford re cites this poem. MR. If THAIS VOTERS OFCOUNTY OTA Che By the Associated Press. Ashevidlle, I No. 8. With return: from 11 of the 13 counties compnsmr the tenth district complied by th Asheville Times, it appeared tlw:: morning that Congressman Zebulot Weaver will have a majority of ap proximately 8,057-the largest by fa? ever given a candidate in this dis trict. V 3y the Associated Press. St. Paul, Nov. 8. When returns on United States senator had been re ceived from 1,004 of the state's 3, 479 precincts at noon today the count stood: Kelloggi Republican, 93,929; Shipstead, Farmer-Labor, 120,298; Olesen, Democrat, 41,531. EDWARDS. WINS By the Associated Press. - Princeton, N. Nov. 8. On the face of unofficial returns Governor Edwards, Democrat has been elected to the United States senate by a majorityt of 90,000. s. W. Bagby, who led the Demo cratic forces in the election yesterday, spent most of the day visiting his workers and thanking them personally for their efforts during the campaign that closed yesterday. He planned to visit the entire county today. . Mr. Bagby is elated over the result, but he said he was cognizant of the fact that able assistance, including hundreds of good Republicans, mada the result1 possible and he' was deeply appreciative of their support. Among those Mr. Bagby expected to see today and thank personally were Horace H. Abee, P. P. Jones, A. L. Haney, C. W. Smith, Mrs. F. P. John ston, Mrs. E. M. Humphries, Thos. M. Cloninger, Dallas Whitener, R. O. Hawn, Mark Benf ield, James Byers and several others not in Hickory township. lEPUeU R DEFEATED! DIE By the Associated Press. Winston-Salem, N. C, ; Nov. 8. The- citizen's ticket composed of De Mocrats and Republicans won in yes terday's election in Davie county by majorities ranging from 150 to. 300. Hendricks,' Democrat for the legist lature. led the successful ticket. GDVERiR SMITH'S FRIENDS ARE BU! ONE IN KILLED INJOHIISOISCOU m WILLIAM AND BRIDE By the Associated Press. ; New York, Nov. , 8. Governor Smith's smashing victory immediately started his friends booming, for the democratic nomination for president in 1924. . ' ;Zix -i- He only, smiled,; however, as when he was hailed as "next president of the United States." A widely enthus iastic reception was givenhim at head quarters By the Associated Press. . " Asheville . N. C, Nov. 8. During -zl political argument -at -the polls in Parkers creek, Jackson county, yester day George W. Reavis, merchant and prominent Republican, was shot and killed by Walter Fisher. The latter in turn was shot in the leg by Joseph Sutton and in replying to Sutton's f iire, Fisher - sent a bullet through Sutton's hat. Fjisher unable to be moved, was placed under guard by the sheriff who took Sutton to the county jail at Sylvia. Witnesses said the two men engaged in a heated discussion of the election two years ago and when the lie was passed Fisher drew his pistol and fired on Reavis. By the Asociated Press. " New: York, Nov. 8. Swept before a rising tide of Democratic victories in maqy states, the tremendous Repub lican majorities piled up in the Hard ing landslide of two years ago were knocked right and left in yesterday's elections. . The Republican majorities in the United States senate and in the house of representatives were sharply re duced, but Republicans refused to con cede that they had lost control. At noon eastern time today 25 states had completed their congressional elec tion returns, but neither Republicans nor Democrats had progressed much further toward control of the house. rru :j : .1 2. 1 x j . j. iic siLuuLiuii at Liiat nuur sioou: Republicans 185; Democrats 187; So cialist 1. A majority to control is 218. Ta.. . 1 i 4-j-. t iuwa was me uiiiy suiLU wiiicn ims turned a solid Republican delegation. Not a single Republican gain in the house of representatives had appeared today to count against the inroads the Democrats apparently mnde in every state. Various causes ranging from prohi-. bition ,to. tariff were being brought forward to count for the result. - Representative Andrew J. Volstead, Rpublfcanr'efiarrmn'oiT1 the" ribuse" judiciary committee and author of the celebrated prohibition enforcement law bearing his name, was beaten in the seventh Minnesota district Ly the Rev. O. J. Kvale, running as an independent and who proclaimed him self "drier than Mr. Volstead." Volstead ws the first of the im portant chairmen of house committees to be beaten in the Democratic tide. Representative Graham, Republican of Pennsylvania, is in line to succeed to the chairmanship of the judiciary committee. CROWD OH STREET IMS OCCASION fcocratic 485 in 1920 and 2 P,.i,. lean majority cut 5orit Democratic majority iri ? 132 to Ml. K18 Republican tWo years rteant 6 Republican 1920 to Catc yesterday. ft Republican to 72. publican to 34 Demo- l!Lrd91 Democratic to 111. C J'Publioan to 90." hk J Jemratic to 52. 5 Republican to 107.. t. J" Publican to 79. H,p UtlMcrutic to G5. In fffil- m ..... r f i.i mr.joricy ox eu. .a Stuff " tlio. Republican mnjor- on mQ 8ix) - - . t.".. By the Associated Press. ( Indianapolis, Nov. 8Samuel-M. ..i.i- -nDW.nprat former eovwuw, liaiaiui:, it'"" - ... . T o nn( mrm-v A Inert J. had a lead oi . t Beveridgc, his Repuoi can . .ofni frnm Indi- for United ana on returns corojmea wua,. Precincts tabulated included the vote from Marion county and all the large dtTes of the state. Mr. Ralston's ela tion was assured. Bv the Asociated Press. iuMs. Nov. 8-Returns from 425 of the 3,395 precincts in Indiana for United States senator giVe Ralston 400,279; -Deverwlge 6a,4w, CA IN LATER RETUIS Bv the Associated Press. , i,W O.. Nov. 8. United States Senator Pomerene on addition- al returns received tnis mui.uu6 -yesterday's election had decreased the 3 - . tPors. Renublican lead oi ongicooinc" :j SS?1:, ' "The job I've just been elected to is big enough for any man," he said. 1DIWS DEBTS Former Kaiser Walks .About Castle Are no Longer Lonftiy; visits Rose Pavilion. ; Doom, Holland, Nov. 7. William HohenholleJrn's walks around the castle are. solitary no ionjeer. With h's new wife, are in arm.V visited the rose pavilion. wh3o not long ago he made his proposal of marriage. Soon the bridal couple retired in doors, as it rained heavily, and later William saw his sister-in-law. Princess Ida of r Stolberg, to - the TAmdrsfoot station, while Fredrick William, the erstwhile crown prince, took his new mother - whom, however, he does not call mother, for ' a drive. 1 This little Dutch community, espe cially the feminine section of it, is still wagging tongues over the dis turbance of the? Sabbath calm occa sioned by the former emperor's wed ding, but at the same time there righteous indignation among the women that no chance was afforded them of seeing the bride. ; "Her serene highness," Hermine, as sne IS aesitnateu uj.xici".v by her husband, has not yet taken tiia vo?ns nf flip household. bu. v.c cnniialnoA with her sav she intends to assume full control imme diately as' a ; thrifty hausfrau. MR. WHITENER TO SPEAK ; FOR SENATOR SIMMONS In addition to cutting "Old Ring," a large wooden contraption that "'he found somewhere, Zeb Buchanan made a few short talks last night bof ore a large and appreciative audience, liiick makes his speeches after the election, seldom before, and fits his remarks to,, suit the occasion, which he endeavors to make a happy one. He cresided over the ceremonies and announced that Will Bavkley had gone possum hunting. DELAWARE TURNS Br-the Associated Press. ... , London, Nov. . xne -- " ; -lor of the exchequer, Stanley Baldwin, is going to the United States the first of the year to confer cn the war debt instead of changes due tf the ministry. . . ;, IN FOR DEMOCRAT By the Associated Press. Wilmington, Del. Nov. 8. Unolii- i it rt-n cial returns received by tne .eve ning" from all but'four of the 204 districts in Delavare gave Thomas F. Bayard, Democrat, for United State senator, 39,333; Coleman lu- pont, Republican, 38,152. WETS HAVE LER8BEER nf" - a a wlii fpnpr will fill the ap- pointment at Wilkesboro Saturday of Senator shhiuuib, nu a count of illness .to deliver the address before the American legion at its Armistice day program. ivff v. o,-i Mrs. W. S. Keller announce the birth of a Son on November 4, . Bv the Associated Press "Columbus, O., Nov. 8. The wets had a lead of 5,650votes for the wine and beer amendment to the Ohio con stitution on returns available from. 5, LENOIR TO MEET L COLLEGE After losine- 26 'men off ttheir originally very small squad and be ing left with a first string of men whose average weight will fall well below the 150 lbs mark. The fighting Lenoirans are by no means discourag ed with their present football outlook. With the game of two weeks ago cancelled by Weaver ' College and forced bv the condition of the team, to concel the game scheduled with Lynchburg College last week. . The boys on the hill have been mak ing every day count in : preparation FERRIS ELECTED SEmgli TVio, wnwH had a o-noii . time last i for their three last games . ot. . tne night and there was little or no dis-j season, realizing that to prevent the. turbance. i present season Irom being a rniser- As usual there was more interest in able failure, they must win ana win the result in Catawba county than I decisively these last three games, in the nation. - Practices have proceeded until dark ness hid, not only tne ban our aisi: the players, from view-r-anl the team , lias undergone a complete reorgina- tion and renovation. . The two cripsples,Norris and Hawn, are back in the scrimeraging- agr-.in l and will be seen in action against Mars Hill on Saturday fr the-first-time since the Elon game. .Two row men will orobably apnea r on ths , wings in the persons of . Clemmer and I Whitener, ' both freshmen " who have jbeen showing up to erv good example i Tntelvl' Olin . Rudisill a new lineman ! will probably be jjiven a chance to use some of the fight he has snown oe possessed, and Furij. a big husky freshman;" who is showing speed ' and Imto maxr ho orurpn n si11 in tho hack field. Carpenter, shifted from an end to full back in order to do the kicking and passing is developing into a plenging back of no ;mean ability, in snite of . the Jfxct .that only 125 lbs he can muster. For positions in the line the fight is waging that with several new men whohae been on the job only a week showing strong pro mise of getting in the game before its close. By the Associated Press. , Detroit, Nov, 8. Former Governor Ferris, Dsmocrat, was assured of elec tion to the United States senate today when with but 494 scattering precincts unheard from, he was holding a lead of 18,216 over his Republican opponent, Chas. E. Townsend. ; ANOTHER DEMOCRAT WINS By the Associated Press. . Charleston, W. Va., Nov. 8. -Returns from 1,522 of 2,095 state pre cincts for United States sentor give 388 precincts out of a total of 8,G77 Neely, Democrat, 151,216; Souther- ' land, KepuDiican, iov,oio. in the state at 11 o'clock today. Headline: "Country ham and corn pone are interesting negro farmers , in North .Carolina." They are things that might with great"" profit ' interest the whole people, both white and black. Kinston Free Press.