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ROANOKE RAPIDS HERALD, ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C.
STATE SENATOR NOW DEPUTY COLLECTOR MARION COUNTY SENATOR HAS SUCCEEDED LOVE IN TENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT. VACANCY IN SENATE TO FILL Kanlpe was a 8tar Pitcher for Trinity College, Defeating Wake Forest Four Years in Succession. Raleigh. State Senator J, E. Kanlpe of Mar lon county has taken the oath of of fice as deputy collector of internal revenue for the 10th concessional district to sucecd Hugh A. Love, who recently resigned to accept the ap pointment as chief clerk at the state prison. The new deputy took charge of the office and will spend several diys In the field with collectors to becomo familiar with the work in the district, which comprises what is known as the third division in' the revenue de partment; also Madison, Mitchell, Yancey and Avery counties of the ninth district. The appointment of Senator Kanipe leaves a vacancy In the senatorial ranks of the 33rd district,' and there Is considerable discussion as to wo will enter the Held. Senator Kanlpe will have four assistants. Kanlpe Is a former star pitcher for Trinity col lege, in fact, the one who for four suc cessive years was victor over Wake Forest. Rate Increase not Operative. ; Power rate Increases authorized for the Southern Power company in Its Julv 8 order will not be operative un til the litigation, now almost entirely within the courts, Is finally passed upon by the supreme Judges. This Is the view of the cotton mill attorneys, concurred In by a portion of the corporation commission. All members of the commission have not Teturncd to the city, and It will likely lie several days before the exceptions to the order led both by the petitioner and the respondents are ruled in or out. Cheering Note to Business. The ro-ordlnated activities of fed eral bureaus in five North Carolina cities during the month of July result ed in the placing of 690. men and 105 women In suitable positions. Federal director and state commis sioner Shipman mad the figures pub lic for the cities of Charlotte. Greens borf. Wilmington, Raleigh and Winston-Salem. The month's record Is considered by the department as a good one. and a summary of industrial activity in the state for. the month carries a cheering note to business. Discriminating Rate Suspended. Suspension of a tariff carrying hleher commodity rates of North Car olina dealers in beans, peas, canned goods. Including salman, dried and evaporated fruits and ' rice from the Pacific coast than to Virginia dealers 1n these commodities has been ac complished by the North Carolina Traffic association. "Clean Up Snuad" Coming. A "Clean TJn Squad," composed of war rlfk Insurance representatives, will berln September 1 a tour of North Carolina to see personally ev- ery ex-soldier, who Is asking for aid and to se that he gets everything he Is entitled to receive from the gov- eminent. Mr1!. Martin Improving. Washington, (Spnelal)-Mni. Mar tin, widow of the late C. H. Martin fiecretarr to Senator Overman, has been rrltloallv- Hi at the Columbia hospital, but Is now Improving. Ptate Lead In Cotton Mills. North Carolina has more cotton mills, hv far than any other state rh the union, and l second In the value of cotton manufacturers. Massachusetts alone leads her in the value of oat put. Wnt Harding at State Fair. tvtmrnTi, fSnPcial). Mrs. Fdlth P. Vniflerbllt. Tireild"nt of the North Crnlln Arrlcultnral society, has sked the North Carolina delepntlon 1n oonrw to invite Provident Hard in tn xMonJ ihi stqte fair and make fy (M -. n Is believed that Presj- rl'"f Harding will make a great effort to go. pnnoM Overman and Simmons and 'Representative Weaver will tske nn tb matter with th prId" when he returns to the city from his vacation. 8"rcetor to Charles A. Webb. Wa-Oilngton. (Soecial). While the department-of justice declined to say who would be the successor to Charles A. Webb. United States marshal for the western district of North Caro lina, It Is conceded among republican leaders here that 'tlrownlow Jackson, of Hendersonvllle, Vlll be the man. "Brownslow Jackson will be, ap pointed and confirmed to succeed Webb," said former Senator Butler. He Is endorsed by Morehead and those of all republican factioni In' North Carolina..' , ; , ,.. ; . . :. vacancy in uenerai Assembly. Anoiner vacancy in tne Genera As sembly which must be filled before the extra session which will be called fo December was created when Sent' J. E. Kanlpe, of McDowell county reived his commission as field del In the Internal Revenue Service fj Collector J. W. Bailey. i Senator Kanlpe was appointed ComraisslofrCf, David K. Blair to I ceed Hugh A.lLovf, who resigned, accept the po&ion aa chief clerk the ttata prlsoiS Senator Kanlpe wii turn charge of tie Asheville division. fCrop Conditions In State. , .' Rains have boen general through out North Carolina during the past week, according to reports of county farm agents. The coastal and moun tain aroas report some damage to crops on account of too much precip itation, but in the rest of the state they are much Improved. Some sec tions of Piedmont are still dry. 'in 'eountlos where It has not been completed, wheat threshing is In pro gress, a 60 per cent crop only be ing practically assured. Corn is grow ing rapidly and prospects for a good crop are excellent. In some sections the rain has Injured the cotton, but reports generally indicate continued Improvement and the crop now aver fcges good. Present conditions point to a "good to fine" tobacco crop and In most places curing is well ad vanced. Hay and grasses are in good condition, but reported to be wasting in the fields In some of the mountain counties due to excess rainfall, Pas tures are reported good. -With the improvement In pastures cattle are looking better; the general condition of all livestock 4s good and the supply about normal. Corn has been laid by In several sec tlons and in some counties farmers are breaking the land for., wheat. Crops are worked out well, despite the wet weather. Simmons on War Path. Washington, (Special). Senator Simmons is threatening to uncover in the senate what he believes is a step by Postmaster General Hays to throw down the parcel post and en able express companies to recapture certain portions of the parcel post business. A constituent has written Senator Simmons complaining of the increas ed cost of sending a package between Smithfleld and Rose Hill. This pack age, which contained stationery, weighed 48 pounds, and the charge was 98 cents. The same package cost two weeks previously 61 cents. The express charges now are 77 cents. Senator Simmons thinks this clear ly Indicates that parcel post rates have been doubled, and Intends to tell the senate that it looks like action taken for the direct benefit of the ex press companies. Is Second Chicken State. ' In the record of chickens and eggs on farms In 1920 North Carolina stands second In the list of the South Atlan tic States exceeded only by the Vir ginia record, while In comparison with the 1909 record North Carolina has made a greater progress than Vir ginia in the dumber. The bureau of the census states that on the first of January, 1920, there were 7.393,161 chickens on band in North Carolina with Virginia having 7.860.488, Geor gia being third with 7,221,783. For Co-operative Marketing. Lee and Scotland are the two latest counties to, line up tor co-operative marketing each county having held successful mass meeting. Every business Interest in Sanford was represented at the meeting and urged the growers to sign up for co operation. All three of the Sanford banks gave B. G. Smith, In charge of the campaign in Lee, letters of en dorsement of the movemont and these banks are assisting in the sign up work. Examination for Postmasters. , Washington, (Special). The post office department announces that an examination will be hold August 26 for postmasters at the following places: Greenville, salary $2,800; Henderson, $2,900; Oxford, (2,700; and Roxboro, $2,300. New Editor of "Advocate." - At a meeting of the board of publi cation of the two Methodist confer ences In this state, in the offices of tbs North Carolina Christian Advocate at Greensboro, Rev. A. W. Plyler, pre siding elder of the Greensboro district, was elected editor-in-chief of the Ad vocate. Threatened by Mexican Pest The Mexican bean beetle, a very de structulve crop pest, is announced by the Department of Agriculture as now being within three miles of North Car olina, and headed that way. Alabama has Just been releasd from quaran tine on ccount of the pest. Guard Assignment Requested. Washington, (Special). At the re quest of Adujtant General Metts, Sena tor Simmons has, requested the ad' Jutant general to assign Lieut. Col, D. D. Gregory, retired, to duty at the adjutant general's office in Raleigh with the national guard. Colonel Cregory has been senior In structor, the R. O. T. C, at the A. and E. college during the past year, fie Is an officer of the temperament and ability, which would be -valuable to the newly organized national guard. Dr. Rankin Denies Report. Seining for fish In Lake Raleigh by Commissioner John Bray or any one else was entirely without the permis sion of State Health. Officer, W. 8, Rankin,, declared that official in the face of wide-spread reports that he had sanctioned the expedition of a week ago when It is said that Commis sioner Bray and a party of friends caught more than a hundred pounds of fish in the clty'a reservoir. ; Fishing on any public watershed ti prohibited without reservation by State Statute, Dr. Rnnkln declared. How to Secure Victory Medal. Applications for Victory Medals s er, Headquarters Fourth Corpa ,Fort.McPherson, Georgia. Oth '? I'v.the area are: " Hjna, Georgia, Florida, 'taipptf Louisiana, Ar essee. ' . ,. ,. ,. . ln personnel has 1 to maintain Vlc at all polnta. prepared to han- Majestic,' This picture, based on the builder's drawings, Is the first to lie piililmhud of the world s biggest slili tlie Majes tic, now being completed at Hamburg. The Majestic registers Gfi.OOU Ions nbout 00 times as largo as any of the pocket ships of a century ago and nearly equul to the entire toiinuge of the Y,2 ships which formed the fumed Spanish armada. Its dimensions: length overall, 0"0 feet; breadth, KX) feet; dnift, 40 feet. It will accommodate 8.M0 pas sengers, und will carry a crew of 1,200. Turbine engines drive four screws and the boilers ure heuted by oil fluiue. N5 "Long Jim" Itnrnes, of the Pullium Country Clnl) course at Washington, and players and gallery at tlie eighteenth Mrs. Harding Gets Campaign Reel I Mrs. Warrtn G. Harding receiving a two-reel unlimited pictorial record of the presidential campaign which resulted In the election of her husband as chief executive, from William A. Brady representing the motion picture In dustry of 'the country. The screen review will be preserved by President and Mrs. Harding as a family record of the historic events which led to their occupancy of the White House. In the picture are Juck Connolly, Mrs. Hurd Ing, Wllllum A. Brady and Col. Clarence O. Sherrill, ulde to the President. De Witt Clinton mr flii"J' ita The "DeWItt Clinton," NijjW York's first Iccmuotlve, which haulitd its Brst Iraln 00 years ugo, Is shown here puffing along the New York Centruftraeka oft Riverside drive, New York city, with Its coaches laden with folks dressed In thu costumes that were worn when It made Its Initial rnn. The DeWItt Clinton was on Its way to Chicago, where tt will be one of the features of the Pageant of Progress exposition. Of course. It ran only a few miles under lis own steam. WILL RAISE FUND FOR ITAL Knights of Columbus to Devote $1,000,- 000, for Welfare Work In That Country. San Francisco. At the request of Pope Benedict the Knights of Colum bus have decided to raise $1,000,0(10 to Inaugurate American welfare work In Italy, Jt wfls announced at the Inter- tlon here. The fund will be rained byl oonular lubscrlotloa among the mem the Largest Ship in Barnes Wins Open Golf Championship 'I club, New York, won the niitlonul open gulf championship on the Columbia President Harding presented the trophy to him. The photograph shows green. Starts for Chicago bers'iilp of the ordei In this ejountry. "Popo Benedict knows well the needs of the Italian youth and has requested this activity on the part of the Knights of Oolmnbus to conserve faith and aid In their mental and physical development," said Supreme Advocate Joseph Pelletler of Boston in making the announcement. "In this way we hope," In part, to repay Italy the debt laid upon Amer ica when Columbus found this western world and made It possible for Chris tendom to extend Its sphere. We are the World GREEK CHURCH EX-ARCH His Grace, the Bishop of Sparta.' ex-arch of Holy Synod of Greece, heud of the Greek Orthodox church In Amer lea. The costume that he is wearing Is used for special church ceremonlei and Is worth at leust five thousand Uollurs. SULTAN OF TURKEY A recent and Interesting pliomgrupli of Mehined VI, sultan of Turkey, head of the Constantinople government and rival for the control of Asln Minor of Mustaphn Kemal Pasha, the lead of the Anirora natlonal'st irovernmeot going Into the land of Columbus to, help the youth of his country." Mr. Pelletler added that It was Im probable that the Knights of Colum bus would extend Its organization proper Into Italy, saying that the Im mediate plan called for the establish ment of an American service senter at Rome under the patronage of Pope Benedict. He emphasized the fact that Knights of Columbus war fund would not be expended on. the under taking, but that the knights would raise a new fund for the project i if f t -elf I r ,! vy ' Jj, i f III4. ?s W l. t V- "T V; t : t . IMPORTANT NEWS THE WORLD OVER IMPORTANT HAPPENINGS OP THIS AND OTHER NATIONS FOR StVEN OAYS GIVEN THE NEWS OF THE SOUTH 4B What la Taking Place n The South land WIN Be Pound In Brief Paragraph Foreign The London headquarters of the American relief administration has an nounced that all Americans In prison In Russia have been released. August 4 marked the celebrated "scrap of paper" incident In Belgium The anniversary was fitting celebrated throughout Belgium, Church bells tolled and the people mutle merry. In London, Colonel House, erstwhile confidential friend of Woodrow Wii son, told newspaper men that stories of squubbles and reconciliation be tween the former president and hlm self were without foundation in fact. It is announced In Montevideo, Uro guay that that country has accepted the tenure of a $7,500,000 loan by New York bunkers. Because of the restrictive United States Immigration laws, It Is announc ed In Montreal, Italian passenger traf fic Is being directed to Canadian ports. Flgntlng is reported in progress along a ten-mile front fifty miles to the northeast of Yochow, where forces from the province of Hunan, affiliated with the southern or Canton govern ment of China, recently invuded Hupeh province. Resumption of diplomatic relations between France and the Vatican have been formally effected by the arrival In Paris from Rome of Archbishop Beneventura Gerettl, who will act as papal nuncio to the French govern' ment. The room in Naples, Italy, where Enrico Caruso said farewell to the world has been transformed into chapel. Gorgeous masses of flowers banked solidly against the walls and blanketing the more somber covering of the bier on which the great tenor rests . make it a chapel of light and beauty. Cuba will send a special delegation to Washington before the Ben ate finance committee In opposition to the sugar and tobacco provisions of the Fordney tariff law. says an of flclal statement Issued at the national palace In Havana. Enrico Caruso has passed into the spirit world. Death qame to the gold en voiced tenor in Naples, August 2, and plunged tjje world Into a pall of gloom. He failed to rally after an operation for an abscess on the liver. He had recently offered prayers of thanks to the Holy Virgin for the re covery of his voice, and beard mass, givtng 20,000 francs as a thank offer ing. Warning that his final illness was at hand came July 30 when he felt severe pains in the abdomen. He went to Naples and underwent the op eration, but the end came. Washington An Initial victory has been won by the United States in the Egyptian cot ton conference in tandon. The British conferees have agreed to- allocation of 60 per cent of the shipments of Egyptian cotton from Alexandria to this country to the United States. The president Is still hibernating in the hills of New Hampshire, and re ports reaching Washington say he is enjoying a "bully" time. A report reaching Washington through Director Forbes of the war risk insurance bureau, says that con dltlons at the old soldiers' home at Johnson City, Tenn., are awful. The director declares that the men are liv ing under astounding conditions of vice, corruption and immorality. Two of a score of amendments to the agricultural bill have been adopt ed after a hard tight. One would au thorize loans by the war finance cor poration to associations of agricultu ral producers and the other would au- tnorize tne corporation to take up $100,000,000 in bonds. Ocean freight rates on wheat and Cotton moving from Atlantic ports of the United States to the United Kingdom were approximately 60 per cent lower on August 1, 1921, than on November 1, 1920, according to a state ment Issued from the United States department of agriculture. A decrease of $206,000,000 in the public debt In July Is announced by the treasury. The total gross debt July 31 stood at $23,771,000,000, com pared wKh $23,977,000,000 on June 30. It is understood on high authority that the United States will be repre sented officially on the reparations commission. Development of the American chem ical industry under shield of an em bargo Is advocated by Brig. Gen. A. A. Fries, chemical warfare service. He told the senate finance committee that the government must he ready to use poison gases as needed In future wars, and could not afford to be delayed in building gaa plants as In the world war. Supremacy of authority between mil itary authority and civilian life will be investigation under the conditions of a resolution recently passed In the house. Plans for co-operation between the federal and state health agencies to prevent the spread and recurrence of pellagra are being discussed by Sur geon General Cummlng of the publlo health service, health officials from 12 Southern states and representative of the Red Cross and the department of agriculture, - The Interstate commerce commis sion recently held that freight rates on cotton sead meal and meals of like kind from Knoxvtlle to point In Clr glnla were unreasonable and' preju dicial r. .. Socretary of the! Treasury Mellon says taxes must be Increased $266, 000,000 annually if the government is to meet all Its expenditures during the present fiscal year. - 't ; , ' It Is reported at Hie treasury de partment that the government Is still spendln ten million dollars a day the same amount that the Wilson adminis tration spent. Total current expenditures for the present year are $4,664,012,817," with the maximum receipts placed at $4,217, 643,000 a deficit of $336,369,817 on the basis of the present laws. The army has no new automobile for sale, Is the answer of the quarter- 1 muster to a query of Senator Harris of Georgia, some of whose constituents had requested Information about the disposal at bargain prices of good new automobiles The conference agreement on the packer control bill has been adopted by the senate, and, after approval, by the house, goes to the president. It is announced that the British built naval dirigible ZR-2 will sail from Howden, England, August 25, for Its station at Lakehurst, N. J. The weather conditions will control the length of time consumed In crossing the ocean. Issuance of regular series of war finance corporation short term bonds may begin In the near future In the event of passage by congress of the pending legislation to broaden that body's powers to include the making of advances for agricultural and rail road relief, officials of that corpora tion say. Secretary of the Treasury Mellon Is to reappear before the house ways and means committee and Is expected to present a revised copy of hlsmem orandum containing possible new sources for taxation. Benjamin C. Marsh has been elect ed munaglng director of the Farmers' national council, succeeding the late George P. Hampton. Criticism of federal reserve system credit policies which is being contin ued before a congressional committee by John Skelton Williams, former comptroller of the currency, aroused resentment recently on the part of the system's highest officers, Governor Harding of the reserve board and Gov ernor Strong of the New York reserve bank. The passport of Dr. Ben Reitman, formerly connected with Emma Gold man, and an official of the Chicago hijalth department, has been "taken up" by the state department, It is learned. The state department refuses to give the reason for taking up Rett man's passport. High officials of the Harding, ad ministration are firmly convinced, ac cording to the best authority, that It Is vital to American interests that the United States have an official Instead of the present unofficial voice on the reparations body. Domestic Eleven persons were injured, one. fatally when a sightseeing omnibus overturned in Denver, Colo. DesMoines street cars are In the barns in accordance with a federal court order ordering traffic suspension because the car company is unable to meet its obligations. in a pistol auei at rinevuie, lenn. one man was killed and two injured, one the chief of police. Melville Reeves, "skysoraper bur glar," has been arrested In New York, charged with being implicated in a number of recent mail robberies. Miss Cora Robertson of HUlsboro, 111., recently jokingly picked out her coffin. Later she was kilkled In an automobile accident, and was buried in the coffin she had selected. Wisconsin drinkers, In accordance with the law, when they go to soft Vrlnk" establishments, must keep their feet off the rail. Rouge, La., four negroes were killed. In a train-auto wreck near Baton Authority to sell $750,000 of Us pre ferred stock in Indiana was denied the Farmers' Finance corporation by the Indiana securities commission. Gold movement over the week-end shows a total arrival of nearly sixteen and a half million dollars at New York. A cotton growers exchange has been formed at Memphis, Tenn. Carl Wil liams of Oklahoma City was elected chairman, and C. O. Mosey, Dallas, Texas, was selected as secretary. Dal las will be temporary headquarters. The Illinois state's attorney's office charges that there Is a plot under way to cover up the financial operations of Warren C. Spurgin, missing president of the closed Chicago Michigan Ave nue Trust company. The books are alleged to be missing. Governor Groesbeck of Michigan has refused to permit extradition to Geor gia of Thomas Ray, negro, wanted in that state on a charge of murder. Ray, held in Detroit on a warrant of rendi tion for Beverul months, claims he act ed in self-defense, and that it means his Ufa if he is sent back to Georgia, Robert Emmet Burks, prominent Illi nois Democratic politician, died re cently in Chicago. Confidence that American Institu tions are more firmly implanted than ever before and that In the near fu ture America's example will lead ail nations to permanent peace was ex pressed by President Harding In an address at a welcome demonstration . at Lancaster, N. H. . i An unopened mall pouch containing $48,000 in currency obtained by three bandits who held up an express mes-- senger at Nortbwood River, 111, was found In a corn field near Peters, 111., ten miles from the scene of the rob bery. : . "- f Railroad unions have won a com plete victory before the United States . railroad labor board the roads must treat with unions exclusively In form ing new working agreements. Plymouth Rock, for throe centuries, landmark , of American freedom, was re-dedlcated, August 1, by Pres ident Harding as a symbol of "real human brotherhood" for alt the world. ' The president's address was delivered within 300 feot of the spot where Plymouth Rock has been en closed In Iron palings to prowvo it for posterity. L