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ESTABLISHED-SEPTEMBER Later Reports From Chile sand Persons Killed TidaL.Wavesfo GREAT BEAM TOLL FOLLWWMJPEEA VALS ' . - rr.Tf-. -.n. ;, j tion Rhef Agencies Now at Work. By the' AsociatetrPrtfss." " Santiago, Chile, Nov. 13. rRelief ' fot-cest to niil the thousands made home fess by the earthquakes throughout Chile Saturday morning and the flood ing wuvos which followed the1 shocks were being mobilized today. The death toll will probably be 1,000, it is said, and the property loss will run into the millions, as several towns were wiped out and ships along the' 400 miles of J coast were damaged or destroyed. The extent of the casualties, prop trty damage and distress wroughtTby the catastrophic disturbances has not yet been learned except in a general Way as many communication lines both over land and under water are out of commission. Five hundred persons were reported killed at Vallenar' and the districts surrounding it. At Coquinbo at least 100 are known to be dead. The damage from the suc cession of earthquake shocks which filled the populationwith terror was heaviest in the northern provinces of Antofacasta, Atacama and Cocuionco. All along the coast little ships and big hip9 were swept ashore, pounded againsUthe rocks or left high and dry. Small ports walls and quays were de- By the Associated Press. r Gainesville', Fla., Nov., 11. Removal of all squares, (brackets subtending the flowers) from cotton plants at a time when virtually all cotton boll weevils are out of their winter quar ters in Florida about June" 3 and destruction of. the squares followed immediately by a thorough application of calcium arsenate or lead nrsenata ith a suitable dusting machino ia the method developed for' the control f the wt-eVil announced ' &at:u day "Mt by Dr. Wilson Newell, plant tommissioner for the state plant board nd director of the- University of Florida exporiment station, it was dis flosed today in a bulletin by the ex periment station. . ' , Dr. Newell termed the developmont ' "'solar plexus blow" to the weevil "id states that friends which ' had undergone the treatment'have pn: duc d virtually as much cotton as before 'lie advent of the weevil. v : , ( George D. Smith, associate entomb jit, working with the state plant is given credit for evolving the new method for - combatting the Pst, which has coat southern planters ""'ions of dollars. - yw Associated Press.- -' fcw York, Nov. 13. Queen Marie Rumania donned her coronation the royal crown for the '"Nation of two American women 'ueu ht-r during the summer Frnk Mebane of Spray, N.' friends here- today; ct told Panicd by Mrs. Kemble White I Pai: '"mont, v Va' Mrs. Mebarie ar- FftnAU . l0vk yesterday on tne . - uncr France. She said line that llhtl u ' white tin . visited Queen 'W th summer palace and ay J , (lup,'n Pt on the robes she as n l"c coronation wnen sne ''i , the two American wo h, ou .bc' unab,e. to remain for ilietVIUeCn'8 (lauKhter; Princes Eli Dt,-.. ' uw 'luoen of Greece, was ft, fi, J1".1 wore her court-dress for , , mis. ivxeoane saiu.' ' T0E KILL BOLL WEEVIL 11,1915. State That Over Thou When Earth Quakes and Large Sec- . i1 i STICK By the Associated Press. v Belfast, Nov. 13. "Ulster associa tion for peace with honor" compose I for the most part of prominent, trades mtn has issued an appeal to the vot ers of England in which it i3 declared that "Ulster intends to remain part and parcel of the British empire." "To fail to appreciate Ulster's posi tion now may be fraught with grave danger not only to Ulster, but to tho empire of which she is an integral part," the statement said. By the Associated Press. ; Boston, Nov. 13. A great short age of women exists among the Hil- Ulster to IN BRITISH UMPIRE NEED MORE WOMEN III PART OF ECUADOR .varos, a savage maian trme in easi j em Ecuador, according to Prof. B. F. I Wallis, of Baltimore, who arrived here yesterday from Ecuador where he had bew: engaged JnAgeojricai ; research. When a -warrior desires tne wiie ot another member, the professor said, ho merely lies in ambush, kills the hus band and takes the woman. He assert ed that the women take these killings as a matter of course. CONFERENCE POSTPONED By the Associated Press. - London, Nov. 13. Although the Lau sanne conference for - the making of peace in the near east has been post- poncd for a week, being fixed now for November 20, official circles here stat? that another postponement will be ncc cessary if Great Britain "'fails to win her. point that a preliminary confer ence be held by the representatives of Great Britain, France and Italy. The British government is insisting I on some sort of consulation with the other allies, either through personal talks or by means of notes, in order to learn how Great Britain stands be fore she enters the conference. J CATAWBA GIRLS WIN , Catawba, N. C, Nov. 13. The Ca tawba high school girls' basket ball team defeated Monogram high school in a warmly contested game by a score of 16 to 11. The Monogram team was heavier than the locals, but the splen did team 'work of , the Catawbaites won the game for them. The first half ended with the score 8 to 6, but gradually thereafter the score was run up on the visitors. " Myrtie .Rowe, right forward of-ihe Monogram team, was easily the best player on the field, but guarded as she was by the locals her field goals were limited. However her ability was shown at the foiil line. A cordial and friendly Reeling v was prevalent throughout the game on both sides. BELLAMY STORER DEAD ! By the Associated Press. Cincinnati, Nov. 13. Bellamy Stor er. attorney and former diplomat 'of Cincinnati, died in Paris, France, last night, according to a cablegram re ceived in Cincinnati today. ; y n Via Assofciated Press. ; rhnttanooira. Tenn., Nov. 13. All arrangements have been completed for the Southern Medical association which' onens its session here tonight. Welcoming addresses will feature the five! naaion.'' :.!'-!';-.',-. ; Among the adresseS will be one by Dr. Hubert A. Royster5 of Kaieign, , C, on "Surgicals Sense." SeetiIeht . k- .. A. . .:-..-.-.,,... . j , . - The ' Girl students in the University, of Maryland hair rg&nteed a-rifle TerrifffFire rn fa- By the Associated Pr'ej&vV: -.' unanotte, jn. inov. is. Ej. ueroy Sweetser, commissioner of labor and industry of Massachusetts and Herbert T. Wasgatt, assistant commissioner, who are studying conditions in the tex tile in dustry in Georgia and the Caro linas, spent the day in. the vicinity of Charlotte. The trip was said to be for the pur pose of informing New England manu facturers -of the .sitnataejiJn southern ititerestf?. which have : made great progress, in the last few years. INTERESTING PROGRAM .FOR TEACHE.RS MEETING Raleigh, Nov. 12. The program for the annual meeting. 6? the North Caro lina Teachers' assembly, which is now in the hands of the printer, promises' to be one of the most interesting and helpful of the many programs Held by the assembly. The big iature of the meeting will be the address of Dr. Henry van Dyke, of Princeton, N. J., on the last night of the, assembly, but this speaker will by no! means over shadow the others in .degree of im portance. Dr. Charles E. Brewer, president of the assembly this year,; as chairman of the program for the general meet ing, has made an effort to confine the nynfr-im for the ereneral meetings to one prominent speaker for each of tne tnree meetings, oecieiaiy iv. . Moore, of the Illinois state xeacners association, will be the mam speak er for the opening" session-on Wednes day evening, November; 29. He will discuss the possibilities of a thor oughly organized teachers' associa tion. On the second night Miss Eliza beth Farrell of New York city, will be the chief speaker, and Dr. van Dyke will be on for the third night. Tho Thankse-ivine 'sermon, which has been one of the big features of the assembly in other years, will be Dreached by Rev. A. Paul Bagby, of Wake Forest, this year. : The programs for the diiierent ae nartments of the assembly are just as interesting, and perhaps even more helpful in working out the solution of many of the real problems that con front the teachers every day. This part of the program is intended to furnish a clearing house for the prob lems 'of the teachers who come, in order that they may find out and carry back to their colleagues the ideas of the best trained teachers n 4-1. ctofo about the wayto handle these vital teaching problems. For the most part the speakers on me aepart- nrnvi-sims are North Carolina teachers, but they are the outstand-j ing teachers ot tne state, wnu nave worked" out" some particular project or problem in a manner that will prove interesting to me ometHiwuiuvw the state. . ...K " The primary teacners ;are ui-tiiguiB m;c finil Harrison, of Columbia uni versity, to Raleigh for their meeting. She is regarded as one w mc uv authorities in the country ori primary work, and the program committee of this department feel that they have been particularly fortunate in getting her here for this meeting. t f FIRE CHIEF HELD By the Associated Press. ,. Henderson, N. C, Nov. 13. J. L Huie, chief of the Henderson fire department, was arrested, last Friday charged with the burial 'of an infant without a death certificate, it was learned here today. He was released pn a bond of $1,000. : . i 'The charge against Huie grew of the finding of an infant buried in the woods five miles from Henderson in v October. . Earthe Nedr i HICKORY, N. C, MONDAY EVENING, Sharp-Siooting : Co Ragek In Oil Tank By the Associated Press.- Houston, Tex.,"" Nov. 13. Tho most disastrous fire in the 21 years history of the Gulf coast oil fialds was raging today in the Humble section, 17 miles northeast of Houston. Three-quarters of a million barrels were bjrning and with a stiff wind from the north, 2,-. 000,000 barrels were threatened. 1 During a terrific1 storm yesterday a bolt of lightning struck tank No. 21 of the Gulf's tank line and a black cloud of intense-smoke followed the explosion which shook the town of Humble. Tank No. 2 caught fire this morning and now is ; burning fiercely. " Tho flames threaten tanks. Nos. 11 and S of the " Gulf company r and the Sun company tanks on the opposite side, of the road.' rr- Tank 21 is the largest earthr en oil storage tang in Texas. The value of the 750,000 thousand barrels of oil now burning is around $1,000,000. a West Hickory citizens will meet in mass meeting Wednesday night, to discuss the question wf installing a water system and making street im provements. The meeting will be held in the-Y. M. C. A. hall. West Hickory is one of the fastest growing towns in western North Caro lina and soon will have the hand homest and best arranged school build ing in i this part of the state. Good streets and waterworks naturally fol low and it is expected that the citizens there will go on record in favor of these improvements. TRY RAILROAD By the Associated Press. : . Wilmington, N. C-, Nov. 13. A spe cial venire of 500 men will be .sum moned to select a jury which will try Hrbert E. Dallas, sn tlinta Coast Line yardmaster, charged with killing Joseph Southwell, an engineer, during the railroad strike last July. REAL ESTATE MEN WIN THEIR POINT By the. Associated 'Press. " f 1 Washington, Nov. 13. The Tennes see real estate commission and like commissions in 13 other states organiz ed under similar laws were held by the supreme court today, to be con stitutional. JAPS INELIGIBLE By the Associated Press. Washington,' Nov. 13. Japanese are not eligible for naturalization in the United States, it was held today by the supreme court. ' - Houston Today WEST HICKORY MAY GETWSTERSTSTEM Ml NOVEMBER 13, 1922; - Eds club - and'arp unflar tha eA""! Lenoir College displayed a versatil ity in offense Saturday afternoon that made it more than a match for Mars Hill, which was defeated 13 to 12 on the local gridiron. Loose play enabled the visitors to score one of their touchdowns. Lenoir displayed a variety or new plays, including a line forma tion and trick forward pass that -rarely tailed to gam ground. On two differ ent occasions the Lutherans held the Baptist for downs oh the f ivcyard line a real test of the stamina of a team. - Brown and Carpenter in the back field- and Amick and, Evans in the line excelled for Lenoir and Anderson iat end for Mars Hill was alert and aggressive. ? ' . ' Followers ;of the -Lenoir team were gratified at the decided improvement m play. It is now felt that the locals have found themselves and will be able to meet all comers the rest of the season, including Catawba Col lege at Newton Thanksgiving. : " ' Carolina' "trfumpheoive'f . V.r "Mi at Richmond Saturday before a crowd of 12,000 in the annual Armistice day' game. Sparrow, "one of the four Chapel Hill high school lads on the University team, scored three points with a drop . kick and McDonald car ried. the ball over the line for 1 the other six points after an impressive parade the entire length of the field a few minuts before the same ended. The cadets scored, when Ryder inter cepted a forward pass. North, Caro lina, says the Associated Pree report of the game, made 18 first downs to the flying squadron's five, grained 81 yards on runs to the cadets' 73 and had the Virginians at its mercy iri the aerial game. Tar Heels grained 106 yards on forward passes to V. M. I.'s 40 yards. - , ; ; Trinity was unable to pierce the Wake Forest defense at Raleigh Sat urday and had to be content with a 3 point victory. The Baptists, rated the. weaker team, braced for the fray and ' although they were , unable to make gains themselves, they liter ally hurled the Methodists back when they approached the goal line. ! V. P. I. defeated State College 24 to 0 at Norfolk before 6,000 fans. The WesfRaleigh team threatened, in the last few. minutes of play when in desperation a series of forward passes were attempted. The more powerful lmesmen and backs of the Virginians smashed the Tar Heels most of the game. '.' ,-' . Elon as usual won its game, this time Guilford College being the victim, 20 to 6. At Athens Virginia - and Georgia battled in a hot sun to a 6 to 6 tie. Princeton won from Harvard at Cambridge, 10 to 3, much to the sur prise of the football world and by the same score that the Tigers made last year. Davidson defeated Wofford, 34 to 0, at Charlotte and the Observer says that the fans are due a real game when . the Presbyterians meet Caro lina there next .Saturday. R. E. Williams, sporting editor of the Raleigh f News and Observer ac companied the Carolina team to tiich mond and sent his paper over two col umns. It was a fist class story cf a thrilling game. The Associated Press story also was complete, thorgh neccessariiy;, "much shorter. Those newspapers which discard the Associ ated Press stories for those by special waiters are depriving their readers of accurate accounts, except in ; the smaller games which re not featured bv the great news gathering associa tion. .. . .. Auburn defeated Tulane 13 to 0 and Georgia Tech walked away with Georgetown. In the south the - Only unbeaten teams are (Carolina, Auburn, Georgia Tech and Vanderbilt. There will be a mighty battle after Thanks- srivrng day when three or four in stitutions put frth claims for south ern honors. The pity of it is that the southern conference will not -Per mit a post-season game to determine the championship. , : ' . Berlin, Nov. 13. Thje reichsbank today increased its discount rate from 8 per cent to 10 per cent. " LEflflifl: COLLEGE EM ' Mr Kitchin Hopeful Of On By the -Associated Press. Washington, Nov. 13. An effort to have the supreme court pass on the constitutionality of the cotton futures 0 iAi - - . act failed today in a case brought by Fred Brown against Thorn and Ma gi nnis of New Orleans. The case origi nated when the firm attempted to com pel Brown to make payment on certain transactions in cotton. Brown con tended that the transaction was gamb ling and therefore not binding and further that the cotton futures act was invalid. The supreme court af firmed the lower court in favor- of the firm, but did not pass on the statute's constitutionality. i USBGIffi ' For the' second time within a few months old Hickory klan No. 48 left $25 with Rev. H. C, Whitener, pastor of Highland Baptist church. During the service last night nine members jf the organization, all of them big men. marched into the church and .presented their offering. The klansmen were dressed in their white robes. . Accompanying the donation was a note which read: "Enclosed yOu will please find members of Old Hickory klan, Hickory, J., (j., to , show, you our appreciation ot tne good work you are '-doing in this community. We -also wish to as sure you that at any time we can bo oi any service to you in your, good workings don't hesitate to advise us." The gift was a complete surprise to the pastjor and the visitation was made m silence that was profuond COTTON By the Associated Fress. New York, Nov. 13. The cotton market opened barely steady at a de cline of 12 to 24 points on liquidation arid selling for a reaction which ap peared to be promoted by Liverpool cables and continued iiervousness over the near east situation. - :: ' Open Close 26.27 26.09 25.99 25.75 25.41 December 25.95 January 25.70 March 25.60 Ma , 25.40 July 25.05 Hickory cotton 26 cents. FOUR BURN IN HOTEL By the Associated Press.: Armory, Miss., Nov. 13. Four per sons were burned to death in a fire which destroyed the "T. P. A." hotel early today. JOINT REUNION OF DIVISIONS PROPOSED Asheville, Nov. 13. Bearing the in dorsement of Major General Charles Bailey, who commanded the 81st division, and Brigadier General S. L. Faison, of the 30th, a move , was formally ; launched, here yesterday for a joint reunion of the. Wildcat and Old Hickory divisions, to be. held in Ashe ville' starting on Armistice, day, No vember "11, 1923. . .-, , Colonel Don Scott, Colonel S. W. Minor. Colonel Frank Halstead, com mander of the 11th infantry, and oth dr prominent officers in both di visions have endorsed the reunion. One of the features, according, to tentative arrangements, will be a foot ball, game between two leading south ern colleges, with North Carolina and Vanderbilt of Tennessee as the choice of the contestants,, , .. . , , - Dy the Associated Press. i ' . Jackson, Miss., Nov; 13.--The Mis- sissiippi supreme - court today fram ed the decision of Chancellor Strieker of Hinds county court imposing fines and penalties amounting to $8,055,075 on the fire insurance companies form early operating in thq .state chaged with violating the anti-tru3t -. law by conspiring to cotroL rates, GllEfl HEftWM PRICE FIVE CENTS amzing House Himself Speaker By the1 Associated' Pressf Charlotte, N. d; Nov. 13 PosibiH ty that the Democrats" might finally be able to organize th68th congress with him as s;peaker, provided Presi- I dent; Harding does not call an extra" session after March 4, was expressed today by Claud Kitchn, representative . of tbe 'second North Carolina district and minority leader in the house. Mr. Kitchin. . who statement frnm Z- c , I statement from his home m; Scotland Neck in response to a auerv, said: I was not accurately quoted. In spite of the apparent Republican-majority, the Democrats had a Chance to organize the house .and if no extra session is called after March 4, 1923, as the president" has indicated, I was quite hopefu-r that the Democrats would be able to organize the 68th congress. , "Then in answer to a . question as to who would be speaker, I thought there would be little doubt that I would be the speaker." T Shortly after election day Mr. Kitchin talked along the same line and it was explained that he beleieved the Democrats (vfould gain enough aid from certain Republicans in the house, to organize it. By the Associated Press. New York, Nov. 13. There is no need for a third party and he intends to remain a Democrat, Bernard M. Baruch, former chairman of , the war industries board, and personal friend of ex-President Wilson, said today. He made this statement in reply to Col. Robert H Montgomery, Repub lican, former comptroller of the cur rency, and associated -with Mr. Bar uch on the war industries board. Colonel Montgomery had suggested that the farmers and manufacturers" be brought together with Mr. Bar- v uch in charge of the organization of the third party. . .. INTERNATIONAL COMPANY TAKES OVER SHIPYARDS Dantzig Oct. 20. The ereat shin- building works and railway shops at Dantzig, "formerly belonging to Ger man government, have been turned over to an international company un der a iiity years concession. . This was the expedient determined of Ambassadors in Paris to settle' the commision. appointed, by. -the. Council upon by the English French and Italian contention between the government of 'oland and the municipality of Dantzig as to who should have , these 'Worksi Thirty per cent of the shares of . the international company has been taken by Cravens Company,.; of. England; thirty percent by the Societe Batig nolles of France,and the remaining '" forty per 'cent by a group of Dantizig and Warsaw, banks. The board consists of three Englishmen, three Frenchmen, two Poles and two citizens of Dantzig. The first business of the new com pany will be, the assembling of 7,000 freight cars, recently imported ; by Poland from America.; ' A meeting of the Commohity club has been "called for this evening.;, at 7:30 o'clock in the, court room, of the municipal building by .the , president, Mrs. "E. B. Menzies, to decide what: the cluVwill do as its part toward the maintainance of Community Ser vice here. . ....--.. , Every club member is urged to be on hand' and give an" expression of her" opinion on the matter. Club mem bers not attending must, abide by the decision, of the attending members a.s action will be taken tonight. ... , , "What Community Service can do for a town the size of Hickpry has Well been demonstrated; : not. only , .bv the weekly fun fests but bv. the wonderful Armistice day program put on in, the auditoriirm Friday evening ' and wit nessed by hundreds 'of enthusiastic pa trons. The recreation- programs are s-aining in popularity, weekly, and with the wealth of talent Hickory has. to draw upon, the entertainments staged from time" to time will - be far above the average. . ... .- --.j ' J- . ' It is sincerely hoped that . every -member who possibly can will attend the meeting tonight,. . r. - - NO THIRD PARTY NEEDED SIS : COMBim C10B