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ROANOKE RAPIDS HERALD, ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C.
lOirK SUiAY BLUE LAWS Change In the City Ordinance Also A'lows Dealers the Privilege of Selling Gasoline on Sunday. JUDGE BRYSON ON E fi P 1 PETITION HUGHES SILVER mm OVER til SEVERAL fill RESUMED I REDUCTIONS LAWS i AFTER SEVEN YEARS TREASURY IS BUYING BULLION AND MINTING DOLLARS. REPLACING DEPLETED STOCK Act of Congress Requiring Payment of One Dollar Per Ounce for All" Bullion Offered to Treasury. f Washington. Coinage of silver dol lars has been resumed by the mint after a lapse o fseven yeurs and the work of replacing the two hundred and seventy-nine million standard sil ver dollars taken from the treasury during the war to sell to Great Britain has begun, Since late In March, treasury offi cials said, approximately twenty mil lion silver dollars have been coined. Since May, 1920, the mint has bought about fifty-five million ounces of Amer ican silver at $1 an ounce and will continue to make its purchases at this price until the treasury's stock is re plenished. CONFEREES REACHED DEADLOCK ON ARMY APPROPRIATION. BILL AND REPORT. WANT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS Secretary Weeks Urged an Agreement on Senate Provision for Gradual Reduction to 150.000 Men. ELMER DARWIN BALL. Edwin Darwin Ball, new assistant! secretary of agriculture, is a practical Washington. Conferees on the ' s v. CONFISCATION OF INTERESTS IN THEIR OIL PROPERTIES IN MEXICO THREATENED. LADY MARY CURZON. It is rumored In London that th Duke of York may marry Lady Mar) farmer and entomologist He was'armv aimronriatlon bill reached a Irene Curzon, daughter of Earl Cunor born in Athens, Vermont, in 1870. !lleluii0,k ,he size or next year's '" fir wi,e' who w" Lel ter of Chicago. PASSPORTS ARE CONFISCATED Is Charged That When Men Protested, They Were Handcuffed Thrown in to Jails and Mistreated, Smyrna. American citizens are be ing impressed Into the Greek army by Despite the fact that the Plttmun'' K"nt8 of the Mhem government and OUR PEOPLE HATED TYRANK act requires the mint to pay $1.00 an l-rt)orB """". i'"'" nsui ounce for its silver, Mr. llaker de-iSenerul here, has made a vigorous pro clared, queries are constantly re-'te8t t0 Governor General Steriades celved demanding why the govern-:HKainst the continuance of the prac- l - l. j . ... Hee. Fur ninnv nutntlia wist Amerl- iiieui pays so mucn inure lor us su- - - - : i.p ,a. ver than the market price. The ans' evpn mer wh" eryeA in ,he price was fixed bv the act. he stated. nrmr in France, have been taken to stabilize the nrice of silver when I forcibly from their homes or from ves. there were indications of its reach-!8P'8 arriving from the United States ing of unheard of heights during the ana compelled to join tne War. An n raanlt tho rnvapnmnnt'a ! fTCeS, action in confining the treasury pur chases to silver both produced and army ami ueciueu 10 repuii me um- agreement to the house and senate, with request for further Instructions. Secretary Weeks appeared at the meeting to urge an agreement on the senate provision for a gradual re duction during the next fiscal year to a minimum army of li0,uu0 enlisted men, but the house managers refused to yield from their position in favor of a quick reduction to that figure, j The senate conferees were repre sented as standing for a redaction providence, II. I. Secretary of from the 220,000 total in service !n stll((, CnHrps R nUKhes told a gath- July to a minimum or lso.oou wnn n they said could be accomplished uy next May. The house conferees, how ever, were said to tie insisting that the reduction be carried out by Octo- NEW TAX UNCONSTITUTIONAL Special Powers Must be Conferred on a President of Mexico Before the Late Decree Would be Valid. Secretary of State Hughes Addressee a Gathering of his Fellow Alumni of Browns University. erlng of his follow alumni of Brown I'nlversity that it was not desirable that America's helpful influence should be frittered away "by relating ourselves unnecessarily to political questions which involve rivalries of interest abroad with which we have no proper concern." "It is equally true," he continued "that we cannot escape our relation to the economic problems of the world." "Our men did not go forth to fight reduced In this country, the Ameri can silver mining Industry was pro tected from overwhelming foreign competition, Mr. Baker said. Pity This Poor Girl. Chicago. "Money! How I hate it! Ihv nrntsstprf n is rh.mil tht thov There's no fun in being rich. All my.have been handcuffed, thrown into wealth has brought but sorrow and dis comfort. I'd like to lose every penny Just dump the whole mess some place!" The speaker was the richest girl In the world, Miss Dellora Angell, who 18 worln 4".uuu,ooo. t0 persong natural as American An accounting just filed In the J (.,tjzens prlor t0 FebrUary, i, 1914. courts show that $176,000 was spent an(1 thoge wno althugh naturalized on her In the last two years-$300 a since that time, have served with the 2,300 R. O. T. C. Students. Camp Henry Knox, Ky. I'pward of Greek 2.300 It. O. T. C. students from the 1 fourth and fifth army corps areas, There have been scores of such jcomposing the States of Alabama. Ar cases in Athens, Smyrna, Patris and ' kansas, Florida, Georgia Louisiana. Saloniki and only those able to es-1 Mlssislppl, North Carolina, Sputh Car- cape and get into communication with jolina, American consular officers have oh-1 West talned redress. In many instances,1 for a six weeks course of extensive find its surest reward they have been stripped of their cloth-! training as part of the I'nited States their lives and all the energies of the ing and their passoprta and other pa-'infantry reserve officers school. country were harnessed In the su pers have been confiscated. When they ! Ipreme effort, because we loved the j Institutions of liberty and intended 1 to maintain them, because we hated for this nation as one of imperialistic Indiana, Kentucky. Ohio and t'eslgns and cunning purpose or to Virgina, are assembling here 1 :otect a land where avarice might They offered jails and mistreated. Consul General Horton declares this action by the Greek authorities Is In flagrant violation of existing agree ments between the United States and Greece, granting military exemption ; Big Hotel for "Left Behind." .ar steamship line, are erecting here !TaDnr and the brutality and ruth a huge steel hotel, which will accom modate 2,500 persons. Owing tc the 1 new Immigration regulations enfore-, ed by the I'nited States, many third-.' ; class passengers are left behind here a', each sailing and the hotel is de signed to house them. day. Canada Wants Bergdoll. Ottawa. The extradition from Germany of Grover C. Bergdoll, I'nited States draft evader, is under consider ation by the Canadian government, American army or navy. United States Must Approve. Paris. Dr. Gasto da Cunha, presl- Seay Is Found Guilty. Florence. Ala The Jury In the case of W. Whit Seay returned a verdict of murder in the first degree for the lessness which found expression in the worship of force and because we found our fate linked with that of the 'free peoples, who were struggling for ithe preservation of the essentials of freedom. With them we made com mon cause, 6nd as from one end of ' the country to the other rang appealt In the name of civilization itself, the whole nation responded. Beats the Law. rierre, S. P. The Dakota State nillnR t.ta fl..An,...,!,l ,i,la nnH . -L- , ... dent of the council of the League of!;""', ,. T, 7 . T ,'ague nas oeai me law wmcn pro- v..i. ho. ,H,ira.i i.tonti,,,! note, ! fix,(l ,lle I"1" at ,lei,,h hanging hibits Sun(iay baseball in that State tr. tha. nrimo miniuiura f t.n,o , "u - u,,lc l" lrr v " ny allowing me tansio enierme paras iree anu men cnarging mem for seats. Washington. Secretary Huglics was urged by representatives of Amer ican oil companies operating in .Mexi co to take steps to protect those com panies against taxation regarded by them as confiscatory. More than a dozen men, Including 1C. L. Doheny, president of the .Mexican Petroleum company; K. K. Kellogg, general counsel of the association ot Producers of Petroleum In Mexico, and Guy Stevens, director of the asso ciation, placed before the secretary a memorandum reviewing the history of Mexico's taxation of oil since Its dis covery In that country up to the re cent decree of President ohregoii in creasing the tax 25 per cent. The situation was presented to the State Department a few days after the promulgation of the decree, but no action has been tuken by Secretary Hughes. It was asserted by the oil operators then that the decree was un constitutional, since the President of Mexico under the provisions of the constitution could issue such a decree only when special powers had been conferred upon him. Milk Output Lower. Washington. Milk production in the United States last year amounted to 89,658,000,000 pounds, a decrease of approximately 400,000,000 pounds aa compared with 1919, the depart ment of agriculture announced. The number of cows on farms in 1920 was 298,000 less than in 1919. Per capita consumption declined from 100 gal tons in 1919 to 98 gallons last year. Shelby. Tho aldermen of Shelby nave modified the Sunday blue laws which forbid the opening of drug stores on Sunday except for the sale of medicines under a physician's pre scription and permitted them to open on Sunday except from 10 a, m. to 1 p. m. The change in the ordinance also allows gasoline dealers to sell gas on Sundays. The aldermen are considering the purchase of a fire truck and made a trip to Hickory, Newton, Llnculnton and Cherryville to examine the fire fighting equipments which these towns own. Claims amounting to more than $600 have been filed with the county com missioners by farmers living in Cleve land, alleging damages done to live stock within the past few months by rabid dogs, Under the law the pwner of a ra l)ld dog is responsible for dam age done by said dog, Where the owner is not financially able to bear the responsibility or it Is impossible to find the owner of the dog, the property owner suffering the damage may file a claim against the county commissioners In the county In which" the damage is done. Three appraisers have been ap pointed to settle the claims. DELIVERED A 8TRONG CHARGE, , EMPHASIZING PLAIN DUTY OF GOOD CITIZENS. Greensboro. In the terra of federal court Just closed here idge James E. Boyd, senior Judge for the western dis trict of North Carolina, made It known to all who visited his court that be will have nothing more of wartime trials. The right of search without a war rant Is a violation of th e first princi ples of American rights and liberties declared the Judge. FARMERS HARVESTING WHEAT Interdenominational Effort la Being Made by the Churches to Increase Interest In the Sunday Schools. Lewis Against Gompers. Denver, Colo. John L. Lewis, pres ident of the United Mine Workers of America, has formally announced that he was a candidate for the presidency of the American Federation of Labor, In opposition to Samuel Gompers. C. J. Doherty, minister of justice, an-j Great Britain, Italy and Japan with ,mon whM sen,eme 18 P"", nouncea. Bergaoil is reported to have regard to the urgency of having the reacnea uermany on a forfL-d Cana dian passport. approval of the United States before decision can be taken on mandates. Bankruptcy Faces Philippines. Washington. The Phillippine gov Formal Prote.t Filed. Mexico City. Forma! protest against President Obregon's recent decree increasing the taxes on ex port petroleum was filed ,.!, f ,', ;,.' .,,, ! Treasury Department by representa- aeDl 01 tne int m- ernment Is facing bankruptcy, Major ,. . ' , , , .. ' , int d...- -ik. of Leonard Wood and former governor I t'v" 0 the Aaaoclated Oil Producers ,of Rotary clubs. More Railroads Complain Chicago. Nearly every railroad in the country affected by the Bix nun dred million dollar wage award the United States railroad labor board general Forbes dec lared in a cable in July, 9120, which had not previous- gram transmitted to coneress by Sec- jy peuuonea ior wage reductions, will retarv Weeks, who asked immediate! Even Hundred ih Columbia. appear before the board with requests: action on a bill authorizing the island i Columbia, S. C With the official for lower pay for all employes. 'government to Increase the limit of announrement of the United States M'Cullough Heads Rotariana. Edinburgh, Scotland. Dr. Crawford C. McCuIlough, of Fort William, On- with the tarlo, was unanimously elected presi dent of the International association of Mexico. Investigation is Begun. Washington. Investigation by the Department of Justice of all major war-time contracts' with the govern ment has been begun. Attorney Geu- indebtedness from $S.ono.ooo to $.10,- Weather Bureau of temperature ofiera paugherty announced. uou.imiu. iuii aegrees in loiumoia, June 14, a j new record w as established for this 200,000 Spanish are Idle. (late f(,r 35 years of the existence Minnows to Fight Malaria. j Madrid. Minnows imported into; Spain from Augusta. Ga.. maa eradl-' cate mosquitoes which carry malaria; Madrid The minister of labor, re- 0' " '"' or the weather bureau. Jn many districts of Sptln. Expert- plying in the senate to a question of, . ments have been conducted to accll- Senator Sedo relative to restrictions Appeals for Recognition, tnatlze the fish, and it is found that placed by the United States and Washington. Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the work of scientists in this direction Great Britain against the exportation President of the Southern Chinese Re lias been success. ( nf cotton, said that 2uo.-noo Spanish public, has appealed to President i workers were unemployed as a result. Harding for recognition of his govern- Fewer Cattle and Hogs. j jment. Chicago. The number of cattle for Rotary Vice Presidents. 1 , . each 100 persons In the United States' Edinburgh. Scotland. Three Amer- Is today one-third less than In 1900, Jeans were elec ted vice presidents of Korfanty Signs Agreement. New York. Korfanty the Polish In- the sheep supply is reduced nearly the International association of Ro-! sureent leader, has signed agreements two-thirds, while the number of hogs tary clubs at the concluding session iwlth the Inter-Allied eommlssion at is tuny 41 per cent less now than of the convention here after a vote then. ,by ballot. Safeguarding King George. Low Record for Cotton. Belfast. Every precaution is being New Organs The price of cotton taken to fafeguard the persons of dropped to the lowest point recorded King George and Queen .Mary during in five years on the New Orleans cot their presence in Belfast for the for-Jon exchange. July contracts sold at mal opening of the Ulster parlia-! 10.63 cents, a loss of over a cent a ment. . pound in two days. Folt Removed From Command. Washington. Removal of Colonel Frederick S. Fold from command at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., for alleged mis treatment of a military prisoner has been ordered by Secretary Weeks. ! Retail Food Prices Lower. Washington. Retail food prices to the average family declined 4..8 per cent In May as compared with April, while wholesale food prices dropped 6 8-4 per cent in the same period, ac cording to statistics made public by the department of labor. Stock In L. and N. Increased. New York. Directors of the Louis ville and Nashville company voted that the stock of the company be in creased from seventy-two million dol lars to oue hundred and twenty-five million dollars. Oppeln, under which he will and demobilize his troops. retire "An Oligarchy of Socialism." St. Louis. Government control over business aa he said was exempli fied by the packer control bill now be fore congress was termed "a govern ment oligarchy of aoclallsm" by Sen ator James A. Reed, of Missouri. ' Killings In Ireland Continue. Dublin. The weekly review of the aituatlon in Ireland, issued at Dublin Castle, aaya that durng the- week five policemen were killed and 34 wounded, and that two soldiers were killed and one soldier wounded. .. Bronze Bust of Harding. Niles, O. Vice-President Coolldge nd other prominent persons are here to participate in the unveiling ot a bronze bust ot President Warren O. Harding in the court of honor at the JlcKinley memorial. Want Home Rule Act Amended. London. Strong oleas lor the amendment of the Irish home rule act came unexpectedly from the house of lords, the feature of the debate being the first speech made by Lord Bux ton since his return from South Africa. Death of Judge Blount Baltimore. Judge William Alexan der Blount, of Pensacola, Fla., presi dent of the American Bar association, died at Johns Hopkins hospital. Judge Blount was 70 years ot age. To Readjust Loan Situation. Washington. Authority to readjaat the entire foreign loan situation so Ithat tho nation's outstanding credits nay be put Into more definite form, ij to be requested of congress by the administration. j New Dlaeaae la a Puzzle.. . ' Paris. A mysterious ' disease has broken ont In the ranks of the French jarmy. It haa simultaneously affected ,the youngest recruits ia barracks all 0ter the country. The aymptoma are trery similar to those of influenza. 1 Flood Waters From Cloudburst. Omaha. Flood waters caused by a cloudburst were held responsible by trainmen for the wreck near Whitney, Neb., of Chicago & Northwestern train No. 606, which resulted in five deaths and injuries to about 30 per sons. ; .,. . Grain Experte Fall Off. Washington. Exports of" grain and flour fell off heavily during May as compared with sanle month last year, while cotton exports rose sharply, ac cording to trade figures Issued by the commerce department. Sign Networking Agreement Washington. A new working agree ment embodylnff a 15 per cent reduc tion In wages was ratified by the ship ping board and the marine engineers and deposited with the secretary of labor. Japan and U. 8. Negotiating. Washington. Direct negotiations have been begun between the United States and Japan for the settlement ot the questions pending between them. British Give Turks Warning. Constantinople. The British have warned the Turkish Nationalists that any attempt to take Constantinople will mean war with Great Britain. The nurnose of sending a British bri gade from Malta Is to frustate any such Nationalist attempt. Steel Plant Cuta Wages. Pittsburgh, Pa. Independent steel companies of the Pittsburgh and Youngstown districts announced a re duction In wages and salaries of em' ployea, effective June 16. Memorial to Lincoln. London. A memorial1 tablet to Abraham Lincoln was dedicated in the little church at Hingham Norfolk where Lincoln's ancestors worshipped. Cutts Imperial Potentate. Dea Moines. Iowa. Ernest A. Cutts, of Savannah, Ga.. chief rabban of the Shrlners' organization, was elected imperial potentate. Head of Norfolk Southern. New York. George R. Loyall, form erlr director of operations of the Southern railway system was elected president of the Norfolk Southern railway. Worklngmen's Carelessness. Of all the accidents to workmen which occur In the plants of the Unit ed States Steel corporation only five per cent, were due to machinery causes. The others came under the head of band labor. Officers May be Indicted. Washington. Criminal proceedings against a number ot former army of ficers may follow the action of Presl' dent Harding in cancelling war de partment contracts with the. United Saes Harness company. Ford Evidence Cut Short Washington. Requests of Henry Ford's counsel that more evidence he heard in his contest for the seat of Senator Newberry, republican, ot Michigan, were dendled by the Senate committee conducting the hearings. 500 Machine Guns Seized. : New York.Custom officials have seized nearly Ave hundred machine guns concealed abroad a steamer tied up in Hoboken, loading for an Irish port Department Takes a Hand. Washington. The department of justice ordered Its tgenta In New York to make an investigation of the arms seized on the steamer East Side, at Hoboken, to determine whether they constituted a shipment for abroad. Waa Hot In Charlotte. Charlotte, N. C With a maximum temperature of 99 degrees, Charlotte experienced Its hottest June 14 since the weather bureau station was es tablished here, It was announced by G. S. Lindgren, meteorologist. City Without Newspapere. Portsmouth, N. H. Publishers of the three newspapers here and rep resentatives of the striking composi tors failed to agree on a wage scale and working hours at conferences and as a rsult this city was again without newspapere. Big Loss In Flames. Roanoke, Va, The plant of the Har ris Hardwood company was destroyed by Are at an early hour, entailing a loss of $140,000, partially covered by insurance. - Labor Favors Disarmament Denver, Colo. President Harding and congress are urged to lead the way in bringing about world disarma ment in a resolution presented to the forty-first annual convention of the American Federation of Labor. J Aaka for Co-operation. 1 Washington. In his first formal statement, Roy A. Haynes, the new federal prohibition commissioner, ap pealed to the American public to band together to uphold the law aa set forth ia the prohibition amendment Senate Yields to House. Washington. Senate conferees on the army appropriation bill decided to recommend that the senate yield to the Insistence of the house that the army be reduced to one hundred and fifty thousand enlisted men. Irish Girls Ambitious. New York. Several hundred IrlBh Immigrant girls have arrived on the Celtic seeking careers as movie ac tresses, artist models, and stenogra phers. Few expressed any desire to enter domestic work. Insanity la Increasing. Washington. Insanity Is on the In crease, due to the world war and its aftermath, Dr. J. M. Lee, of Rochester, N. Y., declared before the annual In stitute of Homeopathy. Lowest In Several Years. New Orleans. The lowest quota tions at the local cotton exchange in about seven years were recorded when July futures sank to 995 and October to 1076. Hickory. Fishermen In this sec tion are elated over the news from Statesville of the conviction ot a fish dynamiter, who w: sentenced to 30 days on the roads and fined $100. This Is the first prosecution ot the kind in this section. Lexington. At 10 o'clock p. m. the Jury trying Dr. J. W. Peacock, charged with the murder of Chief of Police Taylor at Thomasvllle. brought in a verdict of not guilty. The Jury accept, ed the evidence ot alienists that Dr Peacock was insane at Rie time Tay lor was killed. Frederick. Md. (Special) "A. M. Smith," arrested here Is held at the re quest of the Greensboro, N. C, auth orities in connection with the murder of Policeman McCulston, ot that city, who was killed May 4. Wilmington. Patrick Hall Frede rick, age 32, of this city was literally blown to pieces at the Atlantic Coast Line freight sheds near the water front here when he attempted to trans fer oxygen gas from Its tank to a smaller tank used for holding acety lene gaa. Winston-Salem. Mrs. Ethel B. Tay lor, widow of Chlet of Police J. E. Tay lor, who was shot and killed In Thom asvllle, April 16. by Dr. J. W. Peacock, haa instituted suit against the physi cian in Forsyth superior court for $40, 000 aa damages. Lenoir. The Avery county delega tion, who went to Raleigh to appear before the state highway commission, have been assured that they will get the connection road between Llnville Falls leading through North Cove val ley to connect with the Marlon road. Job for Booth. Washington. Edwin S. Booth, of Montana, was nominated by President Harding to be solicitor for the depart ment of the Interior. Captain Rice Decorated. Rome. Pope Benedict has confer red the decoration of Knighthood of the Order of St. Gregory the Great on Captain P. H. Rice, of Augusta, Ga Four Killed in Smash. Fremont, Ohio. Four persons were killed and two injured here when an east-bound car on . the Lake Shore electric line struck an automobile. Special Master for A, B. and A. Atlanta. Ga. Albert G. Foster, at torney of Madison, Ga., has been ap pointed special master In the receiver ship of the Atlanta, Birmingham A Atlantic railroad. Prints on Home Made Paper. 1 Birmingham, Ala. The Birming ham Age-Herald, will be published on paper manufactured from Southern spruce pine, which grows along the banks of the Warrior river and In the hilly sections of north Alabama in great quantities. Telephones Out of Commission. Columbus, Ga. A terrific wind storm struck Columbus and surround ing territory putting six hundred tele phones out of commission and serious ly crippling telegraph service out ot the city. Government Loses Much Money.' Washington. Because of Its failure to apply as a deduction to Income tax payments amounts paid in as lnhrrt tance taxation, the government will proceed to restore $518,325,000 already collected. Man Charged With Murder, Dead. Soperton, Ga.Itoy Durden, aged 48, a well known fanner, held in tne Treutlen county jail, on a murder charge, died here following a major operation. Four Giant Stills Captured. Bristol- Va.-Tenn. Capture of four giant moonshine stills and arrest of six moonshiners waa reported by Sheriff John M. Litton of Ablngdom.l Va., at the conclusion ot one ot thai! biggest moonshine raids ever staged In thia section Durham. Trinity college, following the commencement address by Sena tor Hitchock, conferred the degree of bachelor ot arts on ngnty young men and women, and the degree of master of arts upon six others. Winston-Salem. Judge T. D. Bry son, of Bryson City, who is presiding over a special term ot Forsyth super ior court for the trial of crmlnal cases, delivered a stirring charge to tha grand Jury. He pointed out the sac redness of the law, the duty ot citlzeni toward Its enforcement and the effect of lawlessness on a community. Judge Bryson discussed at length the prohibition laws, declaring that his 25 years' experience in the legal rrofossion led him to believe that 75 per cent of the homicides can be trac ed to whiskey and that 50 per cent oi all crime Is attributable to this source He urged upon the Jurors the vital necessity of enforcing these laws. Farmers In the Piedmont section are busy harvesting the wheat crop It 1s estimated that the percentage In Forsyth county will be 75 of an aver age yield. An interdenominational effort is tc be made by the laymen of the various churches In this city to increase In terest In the Sunday schools. The big parade here In which two thousand participated, was featured with an ad dress by A. L. Brooks, of Green-short whose subjoct was "Religion." Raleigh. Ten-cent street car fares the highest ever granted in the state, were authorized for the city of Con cord by the corporation commission and In an explanatory addition to the formal order the commission said II was ten-cent carfare or no car line. The Salisbury and. Spencer railway company, operating in the Cabarrus city, is beneficiary under the order. High Point High Point entertain ed the 16th annual session of the grand chapter of North Carolina, Or der of the Eastern Star, which opened here with an informal reception at the Elka club. The address ot we! come waa delleverd by Mayor John W. Hedrlck, followed by welcoming ad dresses by representatives of the var ious organisations of High Point. Ashevllle. Farewell, to thee, oh dance hall, thou are not conducive to the morals of Ashevllle and thou shall not be tolerated during the next 12 months. Such, In effect is the edict Issued by the city commissioners voting un animously following a public hearing on the dance hall Issue In the munici pal courtroom. Carthage. The Elberta and Georgia Belle peaches are now coming in the market and In a few days car lots will be leaving all stations In the Sand hills. Since the Mayflower crop ran out ten days ago shlpmsnts have been of little consequence, but in a week or two from 5 to 60 cars of peaches are expected to leave, this belt dally. nWinston-Salem. Mrs. Katherlne S. Reynolds, widow of the late R. J. Rey nolds, multimillionaire tobacco manu facturer, and J. Edward Johnston, of Davidson college, were united In marriage. New Bern. E. J. McKeel, postmas ter at Brldgeton, which Is Just across the river from here, has been arrested on a charge of being short $700. B. Y. P. U. Convention. Charlotte The 12th annual session of the Baptist Young Peoples union convention of North Carolina met In the auditorium of the First Baptist rhurch of this city with a record breaking attendance. All day long and late into the night Baptist young people bave been pour ing Into the city. More than 800 namee had been sent in before the convention. It Is estimated that there were at least 1,000 present at the initial meeting. Statesville. Everett Smith, a local Jitney driver, was found dead on the Wllkesboro road about fifteen miles from Statesville with his Ford car turned down over him. It is thought Mr. Smith suffered a stroke ot apo plexy and was dead when the car turned over. Hendersonvllle. Twenty one resi dences, seven stores, one bank and several other structures are now be ing built at Hendersonvllle and the building activity extends Into the ad Joining county, where a number of fine residences are being erected. Klnston. Allen G. Olllver, State poultry expert, will be asked to come here and organize hoys and glrb into a poultry club under the auspices ot the Klnston Poultry association. Stiff Sentence for Kidnappers. Halifax. Jim Sharpe and Alonzo Burleson, arrested with Mitchell Sharpe, charged with attacking two young women of Roanoke Rapids and rushed to the state prison for safe keeping several weeks ago, pleaded guilty to kidnapping in Halifax coun ty superior court and were aentenced to 15 and 10 years respectively in the state prison. Mitchell Sharpe, who also, plead guilty to a statutory of fense, was given a sentence of one year. Knitting industry Improving. Charlotte. Gradual Improvement la the knitting Industry was reported and good fall business waa predicted at the semi-annual conference division of the National association of Under wear and Hosiery manufacturers. Reports at the meeting showed very small atocks or gooos on hand in the planta of the Southeast and Job ber are said to be beginning to in quire a to future purchasers. The majority of the mills are running four days a week, It waa reported, and oth. era two days. Municipal Ownership Pointers. Wllunn A commission com nosed of Mr. R. H. Jennings, Col. J. S. Salley and Mr. F. A. Adden, of Orangeburg, S. C, la in Wilson, where they will re main for several days Inspecting the public utilities of the big tobacco town with the view of profiting by Wtison't experience in municipal ownership which has long since passed the ex perimental stage. The visitors are being shown every courtesy and they are being convinc ed in every department gas, electric Ilghta, water and sewerage. Growth of K. of P. OreenBboro. With every available seat filled In the Guilford courthouse, the public meeting of the fiftieth an nual session of the grand lodge Knights of Pythias was formerly open ed and a very interesting program rendered. C. C. McLean presiding. Rev. R. Murnhy Williams, pastor Presbyterian Church of the Covenant spoke the Invocation and In the ab sence of Mayor Klser from Greens boro. O. N. Petree welcomed the risl- ' tors In behalf of the city la a most appropriate manner. ( Would Raise Street Car Fare, Raleigh. Attorneys for the city oi Raleigh and for the Carolina Power and Light company, operating in Ra leigh and Durham arguej before the corporation commission tie petition oi the company for aa increW in atreel car fare from seven to elgyt centa. James H. Pou, for the company, de clared to the commission that the company earned lose than one per cent lathe past 2 month. for April thia year waa onu - r.(rn fotfAorfl !. ' - - cent In, i for April GLL1: 4K . J 4 h'-