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ROANOKE RAPIDS HERALD, ROANOKE RAPIDS, N. C.
10 INSPECT UNITS OF WILL BE CONDUCTED BY ARMY OFFICERS AND OFFICERS FROM THE STATE. INSPECTION BEGINS FEB. 20 Cavalry Instructor for North Carolina and Tennessee to Inspect All the Troops of Cavalry. Raleigh. The annual Inspection of federally recognized units of the North Carolina National Guard, under War Depart ment Instructions, will be conducted by United States army officers and by officers of the North Carolina Na tional Guardsginnlng at Hickory, on February 20. Inspection of personnel will be made at night, beginning at 8 p. m. and of property in the daytime. The following Itinerary for the in spectors is included In the general or der: February 20, Troop C, Hickory; February, 21, Troop A, Lincolnton; February'22, Howitzer company., Gas tonla; February 23, Troop B, Ashe--villa; February 24, 30th Signal Co., Canton; February 24, Co. H, Waynes ville; February 25, Troop D, An trews'; February 26, 2nd Co. Coast Wtlmlmrtnn SVIinmrV 27 Pn. fi. 200 A. A. Art., Raeford; March 6, Headq, & Combat Train, Youngsvllle; . March i, Bat. B, 117 Art., Loulsburg; ,Mltb 8, Hat. A, 117 Art, Goldsboro; March "9, Service Co. and Stall, lla- . lelgV;- March 9, Co. L, Parkton; Marjh 14, Co. Wilson; March 15, Co. I, Plymouth; March 16, Co. B, Warrenton; ' March 17, Co. C, Hen derson; March 18, Bn. Hq. Co., Ox- "ford;- March 20, Co. D, Durham; March 21, Med. Doct., Graham; March 21, Co. A, Burlington; March 22, Bn. Hq. Co., Greensboro; March 23, Reg. Hq. Co., Reldsvllle; March 24, Co. A, Eng., N. Wilkesboro; March 25, Co. O. Winston-Salem,: March 27, Co. E, Concord; March 28. Co. F, Charlotte;. March 29, Co. K. Mt. Gllead. MajorB. F, RIstine, U. S. Infantry, will Inspect the Infantry units, ex cepting Co. H and the Howitzer com pany. Major C. T. Marsh of the Coast Artillery division of the regu lar army, will inspect the coast ar tillery companies, the field artillery companies, the combat train and headquarters detachment. The cav alry Instructor for North Carolina and Tennessee will Inspect all troops of cavalry in the state, the signal com pany and Co. H of the Infantry. State to Get Over $10,000,000. The aproval of $G0,tlOO in loans from the War Finance Corporation to North Carolina banks received by James R. Young, head of the North Carolina agency for the corporation brings the total of loans to this state up to nearly five million dollars. More than $400,000 of this has already been paid. Before the first of July, Mr. Young, former Insurance commission er, expects approval for loans of at least ten or twelve million dollars. To Build Negro Schools. North Carolina, will build at least one hundred negro school houses this year under the Rosenwald fund which has allotted $80,000 to the state for the year, according to S. L. Smith, of Nashville, Term., general field agent for the Rosenwald foundation. A total of $600,000 la being devoted this year, he declared, to the fourteen southern states. Only one state, Mis sissippi, exceeds North Carolina in allotment. Towns With Small Fire Lous. Greensboro, Ashevllle, Charlotte, Salisbury, Raleigh and Rocky Mount were six North Carolina cities with a low fire loss last month, despite the state's unprecedented December rec ord for big tires, the total for the month running about the million dollar mark. Insurance commissioner Wade said the fire loss In these cities was negligible compared with that In the other larger towns of the state and Greensboro reported no fire loss at all. State Gets Historical Letter. R. K. Bryan. Jr., of Scott's Hill, has sent to the North Carolina Historical Commission ten letters written by Dickson, of Duplin county, to his uncle In Ireland. These letters, covering the period 1780-1796, throw light on the movements of Cornwallls' army, North Carolina partisan warfare In Duplin and Bladen counties between Wblgs and Tories, settlements In Tennessee and Kentucky, ratification of the fed eral constitution and the state of the churches and schools of North Caro lina following the revolution. Paroles Johnston County Man. Governor Morrison paroled J. Man ly Creech, of Johnston county .serving sentence of IS months on the county roads for dealing In whiskey. The pa role was upon the recommendation of Judge a H. Crammer, who tried the case; Walter D. Slier, the solicitor who prosecuted In the superior court, and F, H. Brooks, recorder of Smith field, who Is acquainted with the facts. In addition, the pardon was recom mended by county officers and other promlneut men. The case was pre sented by R. A. Wellons. Civil Term of Federal Court Tn an effort to clear the congested rlvll docket In the-Raleigh division cf the eastern district Qf North Caro lina, Judge Henry G. Connor will hold a five weeks' term of court In the di vision, the calendar as fixed by the 'ir setting the first case for Thurs !. February 6, and the last for Thursday, March If. The term will overlap the special criminal term which begins on February 11 and will continue until the regular spring term. o We 74 cases at law on the docket, SS have been set for trial. NATIONAL GUARD Announce Query For ttba.e. Chapol Hill (SpoclaDs-One thous and debaters, representing 250 high schools in this Btate, have enrolled in the annual high school debating un ion, and will participate in tlie pre liminaries March 24, acording to an announcement of E. R. Rankin, asso ciate director of the University Exten sion Bureau. From these prelimlr niries the debaters will be selected for the final contests in Chapol Hill April 6 and 7. The query for the tenth annual contest will be "Resolved, That the United States should enter the League of Nations." In explanation of the query, the bulletin sent out by Mr. Rankin has this to say: "This question held the center of public in terest In the United States for many months, and at the present time the general subject of our foreign rela tions makes up perhaps the moat Im portant problem before the country. It Is felt that it will be of consider able profit to the debaters and high school students and to the citizens of the state general to have a compre hensive Btate-wlde discussion of the query." The 250 schools enrolled in the un ion are divided among 91 couties throughout the state. Guilford county leads all otliors, with 25 schools en tered, with Gaston and Buncombe counties coming second, with nine each. The others have anywhere from seven to three schools represent ed,' and a few have only two. The Graham memorial cup is the prize offered the school that wins out in the final debate, which tukos place In Memorial Hall here. The schools that are entered now are divided In triangles and the winner in the pre liminaries of the triangle will send contestants to Chapel Hill to panicl pate in the semi finals on April 6, The two schools that win out in the semi finals will debate for the cup in Memo rial Hall. In the past the following rohools have won the cup: Pleasant Garden High School (191213): WinstonSa lem High School (1914-15); Gra'iam High School (1915-16); Waynesvllla High School (191G-17); Wilson High School (1917-18); Durham High School (191819); Ashoville High School (1919-20); Durham High School (1920-21). The Graham memorial cup Is kept by the school winning out for one year ,and then turned over to the school winning out the. following year. The name of the school and of the debaters to which It vns awarded are Inscribed on it. Any (School that wins the cup twice in succehslon is entitled to keep it. No school In the past has done this, although Wilson, Winston Salem and Durham have won out twice, but not In succession. Daily Fire Loss Reaches $36,C 1. Thirty-six thousand dollars a clay fire loss In North Cirollna during the month of January, running the aggregate up to within a few thous and of the million mrrk ana estaD llshing a new record for monthly losses, has puzzled and alarmed the state department of Insurance. In vestigation of a number of the larger fires has been ordered by Commis sioner Wade. Three fires In Wilmjngton since the first of the year, aggregating a loss of $323,000, and one blaze In Klnston, with a loss of $250,000, account for laree oart of the total loss, but nu merous smaller fires in other places have materially added to the total loss. Oreenvllle reports a loss of $150,000 for thn month, and there are a dozen above $10,000.! Over-insurance as a reason for the number of fires has been discarded in theorv by Commissioner Wade because of the fact that in most In stances the losses have been greater than the amount of insurance carried It Is the experience of the department that few deliberate fires occur when the insurance is smallo? than the amount of loss. Over-taxed heating systems, due to the unusual coldneBS of the weather during the month is, In the opinion of Mr. Wade, the probable expiana tlnn nf the laree Increase In th( number of fires, and in the larger louses. In most of the building burned the fire Is believed to have originated In the beating equipment The state flra marshal Is cautioning property owners to be more caretui ot their heating arrangements. Several of the smaller fires have been under investigation by agents of the department where tnere la reason to suspect that the fire was of incendiary origin. Must Pay Income Tax. Revenue Commissioner A. D. Watts has ruled that school teachers, state highway engineers and all other state, municipal and county employes must pay taxes on their incomes just like any other class of people who work for a salary. There Is no exemption of a person from taxation for the aim pie reason that he draws a salary from the state. The state Is not al lowed to tax employes of the federal government who get their salaries dl rect from Washington or from soma local disbursing office. Campaign For Home Gardens. Governor Morrison's "home garden campaign" Is on In earnest as the re sult of the meeting here during the week of district demonstration agents. These agents left for their respec tive territories over the state after spending the week In Raleigh discuss ing the various phases of their work and planning particularly for the suc cessful consummation 1 ot the cam palgn to put home gardens in every city, town and rural community In the state. Income Tax Forma Available. Forms 1040 for reporting Individual return of Income for the taxable year 1921 of more than $6,000 are available at the office ot collector of Internal revenue at Raleigh, N. C, and the fol lowing branch offices: Washington, Wilmington, Winston-Salem, Ashe vllle, Charlotte, Rocky Mount, Greens boro, Durham, Reldsvllle, Statesvllle. The form contains six pages, two of which are devoted to the 'return, two to a duplicate of the return to be retained by the taxpayer, and two to Instruction. Department Devoted to Attractive Magazine Material aiiiimiiiiiiiiiiimii nniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiimimmiimiiiiiimimmiiiu Something to Think About I Bu F. A. UJALKER niiiiuiiiiiiiiii iiiiimiiimmiiiiiiii ONE THING AT A TIME THE successful worker, whose achievements are greatest at the end of the day, Is lie or she who does but one thing ut a time, ami re fuses to leave It until it is finished, Such a worker never vacillates between one duty and unother. There Is no undue confusion lu the mind by wavering. By putting off the seemingly dif ficult task for the easier. Everything In taken up as It comes, ' completed In every detail, ready for the scan of the master ut the top.' The worker who flits from pillar to post, starts In one direction mid suddenly sets his face In unother, never really guts anywhere. He Is lacking of stability, anil nt the end of the year he Is about where ho began, with no prospect of ad vancement mid n.o hope of improve ment. Indeed, In spite of his fever ish, hurried efforts, he Is slipping down grude. Doing the Job In hand and sticking to It until It Is dime to the very end Is the only way to achieve suc cess. Train yourself to do this, In a lit tle while you will find that you lire pitting speed with less friction. There will be no more Irritability and lassi tude nt t lie ond of the day. Instead of going home at night In nn ill humor, Willi every nerve tingling and on edge, you will find Uncommon Sense By JOHN BLAKE KIND OF INTEREST A' SK the man of affairs what he Is Interested Inund he will prob ably tell you : "Everything." He Is Interested In everything, and lie ought to be. Itut be also is especially Interested In some one thing, which is why he is a man of affairs. A very Important editor Is so ah sorhed In the study of the world anil what Is going on In It, that In work time or playtime lie is engaged In Its study. Hut he Is especially Interested In men and women. And specializing in this specialty he Is Interested In what they like to read. Ho Is so deeply Interested in this, tbnt he never meets a ninn or woman that he does not find out. In some fashion or other, what It Is thnt at tracts their attention In newspapers and ningazlnes. , The results of the several hundred thousand questions he has asked are carefully put nwny In bis liraln. nnd when he gets out a number -of the publication he directs, It Is always bought and rend by a very large num ber of people. To hove a live personal Interest In all created things Is necessary to every well-educnted and active man. If you sat at a dinner next to John D. Rockefeller you could get few rises out of hlra by discussing the theory "Life li not a cup to be drained, but an offering to be poured out." HAVE A CRACKER CRACKERS are the ever-readystand-by of the "up-to-the-minute" house wife. They will keep Indefinitely If kept dry and air tight. If they do soften five minutes in a hot oven will crisp them again as good as fresh ones. Any kind of crackers, sweet, graham, oatmeal or ginger may be used for a dainty sandwich to be served with a cup of tea or a re freshing drink. An old-fashioned dish and one good for an Invalid or a child Is cracker soup. Toast the crackers until brown, spread with butter, sprinkle with a little sugar and pour over hot milk. A sweet cracker put together with marmalade, Jelly, cream cheese, nuts or any other good filling makes a good substitute for cake. Tomato English Monkey. Take one nnd one-fourth cupfuls of cracker crumbs, two tablespoonfuls of butter and three-fourths of a cupful of milk. Beat two eggs, ndd salt, pep per, a pinch of soda, one and one-third cupfuls of cheese; add to the scalded milk. When the cheese has melted add three-fourths of a cupful of to mato strained, stirring until well mixed. Serve on hot tonsted crackers. Grarfam Cracker Pudding. Take four tablespoonfuls of butter, add one-half cupful of sugar, one-half teospoonful of vanilla, the yolk of an egg and, a pinch of salt, nits well, then fcPI Mother's Jto Cook 2iil Book sectio T . iiiiiiimiiimiiimiiim imiiniiiiinj that your lirnln is cleur and your thoughts at rest. Tills, you will discover Inter, Is because nf the orderly method adopt ed of taking up but one subject ut a time and not letting It go until you have no further use for It. One of the foremost merchants of New York, confronted with thousands of serious questions every dny, has formed the hnhlt of returning to his home ut night as care-free as u school boy during vacation season. When he leaves his dusk, he leaves Ills perplexities. The next morning he comes In bright-eyed, light-hearted, eager to get In the fray. If by chance the first encounter should happen to be troublesome, be dispenses with It before proceeding to unother. There is no loss of time, no trying of nerve force In Hitting from one problem to another. He drives straight ahead and makes decision after decision without the slightest sign of flurry. And you, however burdened you inny be, enn do the same If you hold unswervingly to the same course. (Copyright.) SCHOOL DAYS GoA .TKotbt, U lik to fcUy Mitk WJ -wetf noveK , only of relativity. But If you began to talk of how to give away money In telligently, which Is his special In terest Just now, you would pTolmbly hear something of much value. Golf, music and many other things nre fine Interests to have, but the one Interest you need most of all con cerns your business or your profes sion. If (hat Is pnramount, and you give It enough Intelligent thought, you will prosper. If you "scatter" too much you will not. (Copyright.) add three cupfuls of finely rolled gra ham crackers, three-fourths of a cup ful of milk, one end one-half tea spoonfuls of baking powder; lastly fold In the well-beaten egg white, add one-half cupful of dates cut In bits, with the stones removed. Steam for one and one-hnlf hours. Serve with a bard suui'e or whipped cream. Copyright, 1(22, WeiUrn Newippr Union. W BY DO WE YAWN? OXYGEN Is one of the elements of the air which Is essential to the healthy, normal action of the lungs. Unless a sufficient quantity of oxygen is tuken Into the body, the lungs become Irritated and flash a signal to the brain that a larger sup ply Is necessary. The easiest method to overcome this shortage of oxygen Is, of course, to take In an Increased amount of nlr at one time. Hence the nerves which regulate our breath ing apparatus react upon our jaw nnd throat muscles, causing both of them to open wide. Expansion of the lungs at the same time results In the In halation of a much larger amount of air than is obtainable through or dinary breathing, thus supplying the needed nmouht of oxygen. The reason thnt yawning Is usually connected with a feeling if drowsi ness Is because a defdre for sleep Is a sign that the body Is tired and Is seek ing a stimulant of some kind either rest or an added amount of oxygen, the fuel which keeps the human fur nace burning brljrhtly. The satisfac tion which follows a yawn Is due to (he fact that the blood has received an extra supply of the material which It needs and we Immediately feel the benefit of this. , LI ( ..... W" - I k " mttli s-tt.M.6 J' " ' " ' " YOURHAND How to Read Your Characteristics and Tendencies the Capabilities or Weaknesses That Make for Success or Failure as Shown in Your Palm. THE HANDS w HKN the hands hnng limply at the side, and are heavy, thick, and fat, you may deduce there from, generally, Ihut (lie Intellect of the possessor will be likewise heavy and "fat." All Is density, and there Is no use trying to raise the possessor of such n hand out of the depths of materialism. When you reud Ills or her hand, says one authority, "If you attempt a keen analysis, he will blankly slnre at you. No use trying to lift him out of his trough of mate rialism. It can't be done. He wants to know his brother's name, whether he is married, how many chil dren, bow long he will live, whether he will be rich, and you cannot lift lilm above this plane." Last, we have the cautious person who enters your room with nn air of investigation and with t he hands cur ried behind the back, where they are clasped. Tills person Is timid and well inclining, but suspicious of the value and merits nii'l standing of palmistry. You must deal gently with him; he Is open to conviction, but must lie led and cannot be driven. (Copyright.) 1, -tW so' (Ui I j. . , . potties f j0M --- o: KIDDIES SIX JwillM.Maupin THE BIGGEST BOY THE "Biggest Boy" Is not at home lie "llew the nest" lust night. I knew the day was bound to come, And yet tears dim my sight. The "Biggest Boy" hos said goodbye And gone to play his part On life's grim battlefield, and I Am lone and sad of heart. The "Biggest Boy" said "Goodbye Dad !" And "Dad" said, "Goodbye, son!" And then the boy with head erect, Went forth his work beguu. And over In the corner there "Dnd's" eyes will full upon The "Biggest Boy's" now vacant chair, And miss the boy that's gone. The "Biggest Boy" gulped back a sob When on his lips was pressed The little mother's goodbye kiss, When mother's hands caressed. And then he smiled and went bis waj To fight and win, or die; While "Pad" and mother could but soy, "God bless you, son ; goodbye !" The "Biggest Boy" Is In the ranks Of thnt great fighting band That seeks by arts o,f toll and peace To upbuild this fair land. And "lnd" and mother fondly hopa As only parents can. The "Biggest Boy" will" do his put And do It like a man. (Copyright.) O vlctfr j 1) ' ' i! I BRIEF NEWS NOTES WHAT HAS OCCURhED OUR I NO WEEK THROUGHOUT COUN TRY AND ABROAD EVENTS OFJMPORTANCE Sathtrsd Prom All Parts Of Tht Globe And Told In Short Paragraphs Foreign The Panama canal was not affected by the earthquake of recent date. The movement was not strong enough to be apparent generally, but was regis tered by the seismographlc as a pro longed tremor. A general strike of 260,000 German railroad workers, called for recently was expected to tie up all long dis tance and Berlin passenger and freight traffic. , Famine has reached such a terrible degree in the Orenburg district of Rus sia that people are killing each other and parents are eating their children, says a telegram recenved at Geneva, from a representative in Moscow of Dr. Fridjof Nansen, head of the inter national committee of Russian relief. Preparatory to an invesion of Soviet Russia, Herr Stinnes is conducting a comprehensive economic survey of that country through a number of German experts representing many callings and professions. The spokesmen for the German peo ple's party are unhesitating in accus ing Chancollor Wirth of breach of faith in appointing Dr. Walter Rathe mm as minister of foreign affairs with out awaiting the outcome of negotia tions for the extension of the present coalition to the inclusion of the peo ple's party led by Gutave StrasRman. Release and deportation of foreign ers now servl.ig sentences In Cuban prisons and pails, as part of the gov ernment's economy program, will be suggested to the chief executive, it was announced recently by Manuel Al fonso chief Inspector of prisons. The measure, it is added, would serve to evltate complaints by foreign govern ments concerning the treatment of these prisoners who, with Cuban of fenders, are alleged to be suffering from the action of the many state con tractors In refusing to furnish supplies until their bills are paid. The Prince of Wales arrived at In (lore, British India. He received a cor dial welcome, thousands of persons lining the Btreets to greet him. The president of the Italian senate and chamber of deputies have advised King Victor Emanuel to ask former Premier Giolitti to form a cabinet in succession to the Monoml ministry, It is understood,. says a Central News dispatch from Rome. Five hundred ruble notes are no longer legal tender in Moscow. A recent decree of the Moscow soviet an nounces that hereafter street failways and other government institutions will accept nothing loss than 1,000-ruble notes, worth half an American cent at the present legal rate of exchange. Suddenly becoming violently insane, ! a member of the pontifical choir creat ed a sensation In the Sistine chapel during the celebration of solemn re quiern mass for the late Pope Bene dict XV by shouting "Down, with the pope!" He was finally overpowered by the Swiss guards. Berlin reports are to the effect that German civilians and French soldiers recently had a clash at Petersdorf, Si lesia, In which several French soldiers were killed and several Germans se riously wounded. The allied commis sion has ordored a state of siege each night between 8 and S o'clock in the morning, to prevent future disturb ances. Washington Reports compiled by the eastern bu reau of the department of commerce recently indicate that there was a loss of population In Sovit Russia of 18,- 000.000 people in the period of 1915 to 1921, the revolution-torn years. Bootleggers throughout the country are evolving a new industry the rec tification of denatured alcohol pro. hlbition officials said recently, which probably will necessitate a complete revision of the government's system of distribution. Plans to form a federation of Cen tral American republics have collap sed, according to word received by the state department recently from Amer lean Minister Morales, at Tegucigalpa, Honduras. On the eve of delivery to congress by Secretary Weeks of Henry Ford's orrer Tor the government properties at Muscle Shoals, Ala., Frederick E. Eng strum, of Wilmington, N. C, presented the war secretary with an amended proposal to complete, lease and oper ate the Muscle Shoals properties. Payment of $10,000,000 on surplus supplies purchased after the war was made to this country recently by France. The nomination of Arthur G. Froe, negro attorney of Welch, W. Va., as recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia, was indicated recently by Senator Elklns, of West Virginia, af ter a call at the White House. The charge of certain railroad ex ecutives that the government "ruined'1 the roads Is groundless, William G. Mc Adoo, former secretary cf the treas urg and wartime director general of railroads, told the senate interstate commerce committee recently in con cluding his testimony in, its inquiry into the transportation situation. Secretary Weeks directed recently that Jackson barracks, Louisiana, be leased to the authorities of that state under a revocable license transferring the post to the Jurisdiction ot the adjutant-general of Louisiana. The campaign for enactment of a co-operative marketing law was open ed recently in the senate by Senator Kellogg, republican, Mimiesota, who declared one of the greatest move ments in modern times for the relief of the agricultural population was through the foundation of co-operative marketing associations. 1 - Exports to Europe during, the past year fell off by more than two billion dollars, as compared with 1920, while exports to South America declined by, more than three hundred million dol litfs, is the statement ot the commerce department recently issued. , Tho hill authorizing the refunding of the eleven billion dollar foreign debt into securities maturing in not more than twenty-five years has been passed by the senate 39 to 25, Final enactment of the measure must await adjustment of differences between the house and senate, which is expected within a week or ten days. Senator Kenyon of Iowa, leader of the agricultural bloc and chairman of the senate labor committee, has been named by the president to be circuit Judge for the eighth circuit. Secretary of the Treasury Mellon announces the offer of an Issue of 4 34 per cent three-year, short-term notes to the amount of approximately $400, 000,000, The issue Is to provide for current expenses, the retirement of treasury certificates of indebtedness maturing February 16, 1922, and as a part of the treasury's program for re tiring notes maturing May 20, 1923. The independent ofices appropria tion bill carrying a total of $494,304, 23S, most of which Is for use by the veterans' bureau has been passed by the house and sent to the senate. By fairly decisive votes the senate refused either to require congressional approval of the agreements to be en tered Into with debtor nations by the proposed allied debt refunding com mission or to limit the authority of the commission in the matter of deferring the time when interest payments on the eleven billion dollar foreign debt shall begin. Railroads which earned more than 6 per cent upon the value of their property used In transportation durlngj the period from September 1, 1920, to January, 1921, are required, under or der of the interstate commerce com mission, to turn half of the excies so earned over to the government. Anent the recent Knickerbocker theater tragedy. Washington newspa pers bate gathered in tabloid the rec ord of many theater disasters in the past Beventy-five or eighty years. They follow: 1836, Lehman's theater, Petro grad, 700 dead; IS 17, Carlsruhe, Pe trograd, 200; 1S76, Conway's Brook lyn, 295; 1887, Opera Comlque, Paris, 200; 1888, Banquet, Oporto, 205; 1895, Front Street, Baltimore, 23; 1881, Ring Theater, Vienna, 640; 1891. Central ' Theater, Philadelphia, 100; 1887, Tem ple Theater, Philadelphia, 170; 1903, Iroquois, Chicago, 617; 1908, Rhodes, Boyerstown, Pa., 170; 1911, Canons burg, Pa 26; 1913, Calumet, Mich., 72; 1921, Rlalto, New Haven, 6. i Domestic E. Lee Trlnkle, of Wytheville, was Inaugurated governor of Virginia re cently, succeeding Westmoreland Da vis. Judgo Joseph L. Kelly, president of the state supreme court, adminis tered the oath of office. Discovery of a tellumlcm gasoline compound, which Increases automo bile mileage one hundred per cent over present gasoline fuel, was announced at the research laboratories of the Gen eral Motors company at Dayton, Ohio. Nine bodies, crushed to an unrecog nizable mass by a fall of slate fol lowing an explosion in the Gates mine of the H. C. Frick Coke com pany a few miles from Brownsville, have been brought to the surface. Counterfeits of the familiar 2-cent postage stamp have appeared for the first time since 1895. One of the new counterfeits came into the hands of a New York collector. Wilbur Burr Vollva, successor to John Alexander Dowle as overseers ot Zion and head of the Christian Apos tolic church, Zion, 111., has completed the fixing of dimensions of his flat world, existence of which is now taught in the Zion schools. Fifty tons of Birmingham slag from Iron furnaces at Birmingham, Ala., is now being shipped to Florida for the foundation of 33 miles of standard asphalt roads, which will be built la that state at a cost of $6,000,000. Jonas Marsh Libbey, editor and In ternational authority on Industrial matters, plunged to his death from a point high up on the twenty-five. story Municipal building at New York. The Southeastern Express company has extended its lines to take In Nash villa, Tenn., according to a wire re ceived at New Orleans, La., offices recently from Atlanta, Ga. Evelyn Nesblt, once one of the most beautiful leaders of the glided life of New York, central figure in the killing of Stanford White by Harry Thaw, but more recently one of the tragic fig. ures of Broadway, is missing, accord ing to published reports at New York. Twelve companies of Kentucky na tional guardsmen were ordered to New port, Ky., where a strike in the New. port Rolling mills has been in prog ress for sometime. The tank corps of Covington was ordered to move la and take control of the situation. Solon H. Borglum, nation - wide sculptor, and head of a school ot sculpture at Stamford, Conn., Is dead His most recent work was at Stone Mountain, Ga. New owners of the Tennessee Cen tral railway hve agreed to take over for $145,000 rolling stock and prop erty which was not included In the terms of the sale of the road for $1, 500,000 recently confirmed by federal court at Chattanooga, Tenn. William D. Taylor, director In Calfo fornla for one of the largest film com panies In Los Angeles and nationally known in the motion picture Industry, was found dead at him home under circumstances that the police said In dicated murder. He had been shot through the seek. ; A mine explosion killed four pert, sons and may have killed or entombed1 many others at Layman, twenty miles from Pfneville, Ky. How many per sons were in the mine has not yet been determined, A woman bandit entered a Chicago ' butcher shop run by Mrs. Rebecca Bell, felled her with the butt of a pistol, took $240 from Mrs. Bell and escaped. The robber threatened her with death it she made an outcry, then struck her down and calmly walked out ot the store to freedom. There Is no clue , - i (Copyright.)