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fcnses of Hawaiian and Philippine islands and then to hunt big game in India. 2.—Miss June Girard, secretary of the.Roosevelt Memorial association, and some of the trophies that will lie placed in Col. Roosevelt’s birthplace, wl ,0b is to be a museum. 3— Scene of recent important excavations at Rnulbek, Svria, the ancient Greek Heliop olis. » NEWS REVIEW OF CURRENTEVENTS Germany Having a Hard Time With Monarchists, Reds and Industrial Barons. BERLIN Conducts Direct Negotiations in the Ruhr—Important Plans Discussed by British Imperial Confer ence— Doings of the Amer ican Federation of Labor. By EDWARD W. PICKARD << \ NY mail who would make pre *■* dictions for Germany beyond to*, orrow is mad," cables a Berlin cor p-sm-mlent. Kvents in that distracted * > iiny have been moving rapidly to ward a climax which Chancellor Strese injiun fears and fraukly says may be a catastrophe unless immediate measures are taken and they prove successful. Kv«n before this reaches the reader tiie situation may me entirely changed, for the better or, if possible, for tiie worse. Only tlie happenings of last week can he recorded. k Tiie Socialists yielded to Strese ninnn's insistence on the “authorization law" which will permit legislation hv the cabinet without reference to parlia ment. and the chancellor thereupon formed a new cabinet to operate as n ♦ lire, tcrate, in which are represented 1! c Socialist, Democratic, Center and People's parties. Tiie monarchists and Communists are excluded. On Tuesday lie submitted the new govern ment's policies to I lie reichstng and was given an overwhelming vote of confidence, only the Nationalists, Com munists and Bavarian Volk^artel op posing. The chancetlo; declared he was not seeking negotiations with I’lame alone hut only with all tiie al ii* s. that lie had no intention of nbol i-liing private property hut Intended that the great properties should take their share of tin* financial burdens of the state; and that Germany stood back of her signature on the Versailles treaty. Stresenuinn severely criticized the Cano government’s refusal to aban don fl*«* passive resistance on the ad vice of Knglnnd three months ago when ir still was possible to obtain con Ces sna s from France. He declared hard v niiU and threats in protest against France's action in the Ruhr were use less. Then came forward Stinnes, the Kr.ipji-*. Tii.vssen and tlie other indus trial magnates with nn attack on the cabinet and a list of demands on Stivscuuinn which Included nn eight ami one-half hour day in the coal mines, ten hours in the mills and the abandonment of the coal tax. Until those measures are granted, they said, they could not bring the cost of coal dowr. to the world market price at the ; it herd. Their other demands nmount rl t«> the revocation of all privileges ■ o i by labor during the last twenty ye.-r-s. In reply the chancellor sent Min!-ter of the Interior Solmann into the ribhstag to announce flint these demands of the eon I and steel naig ) • tes for measures to till their pock . rs would not lie considered by the government. The country was en raged by the stand of the Industrial barons. The press branded them as traitors and the Communists intro dined a bill demanding their trial on ♦•barges of high treason. MFANWIIILH tlie Stinnes group and the Otto Wolff trust were eondiu ting negotiations with the French In the Ruhr independent of their government. When the German ♦•hinge d'affaires in Paris submitted to Premier Poincare the proposition of Ci uncHhir Strcsemnnn for n confer e ice of France. Padgium and Germany in rhe occupied xone to arrange for tlie resumption of work, the premier rejected the plan, explaining that Ger many hud nlwuys contended that pas sive resistance In the Ruhr was local and that now France was negotiating direct accords with the Industrial lead ers there and with tin* local labor or ganizations. He said, however, lie was ready to examine any proposals regard ing repartitions payments which Berlin might make directly to the repartitions commission. The German government was deeply chagrined by this rebuff, since it had otiicially abandoned pas sive resistance. When tin* authorization bill was called up in the relchstag Thursday the first and second paragraphs were voted by n large majority, but when tlie measure as a whole came up for a final vote the entire National party walked out, leaving the relchstag with out a quorum. Adjournment was taken until Saturday, if Chancellor Strese mann should fail to secure the neces sary two-thirds vote for the bill he is authorized by President Ebert to dis solve the relchstag. These varied complications brought about a panic on the Berlin bourse that carried the mark down to the ridicu lous figure of 7,000,(HH),(XX) to the dol lar. The shops doubled all their prices I and the people rushed about trying to get rid of their practically worthless paper money. The Communist lenders i were making the most of the situation and were hopeful that the prospect of a winter of hunger and cold, together with the anger of the workers against the Industrial leaders, would enable them to set up a revolutionary govern ment. Documents seized at communist headquarters at Breslau revealed a plot to overthrow the Streseinann gov ernment and an attempt to organize a communist state by force or arms. More than fifty persons were arrested. Indeed, the Itccl peril In Germany was greater than at any time In the past. That Soviet Russia Is well informed of the conditions and ready to help the Communists is Indicated by the con centration of large bodies of soviet troops near the western border of Rus sia. David lloyd george, now in Canada on Ids American tour, lias no hesitation In expressing the opinion that wars are not done with and that the next war may wipe out our civiliza tion. His view of European affairs Is rattier pessimistic, and his main hope is that the British empire, which he calls the one effective league of na tions In the world today, will make It self so strong that when It says “Halt!’ the other nations will hear It. Such, in a way, is the purpose of the imperial conference being held In London. Plans were laid last week for making the empire dn economic unit and for tying up trade so that none but subjects of the empire would benefit. These plutis include a purchasing pool for empire food and raw material and a distribu tion scheme for Great Britain; ways for Insuring empire preference on pub lic contracts and for developing out lying regions with the help of British money, and plans for providing an Im mediate market for British manufac tures and the employment of British labor. The empire premiers are not united on many subjects and some of them have been severely criticising some of Premier Baldwin's policies and acts. REFUSING to be swayed from Its traditional policy by the successes of the Farmer-Labor party in the "Northwest, tlie American Federation of I-jihor In convention at Portland, Ore., voted decisively against resolu tions calling on labor to unite with the farmers in forming a new national party. Of the 114 international unions, state federations and city councils on the roll call, all but -7 voted to in dorse the report of the resolutions committee which said: “Experience has demonstrated that any attempt to mass and direct the potential and ac tual power of the wage earners through any form of fixed party scheme Is to destroy that efficiency that comes from flexible mobility of power to meet whatever emergency may arise and from whatever source It may emanate. The policy nnd prac tice of the American Federation of Labor to be partisan to principles nnd not to be partisan to political parties has been fully justified by experience.” After a stormy debate tue conven tion refused to recognize the soviet government of Russia, declaring the people of Russia must first be given a chance to vote on Indorsement or re pudiation of their present ru'?rs. The boishevikl. however, had the support of some prominent delegates. When the prohibition question \vuw taken up there was more nearly com I'lete unanimity. With only one dis senting vote the convention adopted an appeal to congress to change the Volstead act so as to permit the man ufacture and Side of light wines and beer. • ClOVEItNOIt WALTON of Okln J lioma abandoned his attempt to head off impeachment proceedings by the legislature, and himself called tlint hodv in extra session. When it met on Thursday he sent in n message strongly urging the passage of his bill for the unmasking of the Ku Klux Kian In the state. He bad previously promised that if the hill were passed lie would resign, but the lower house went ahead with its plan, resolving it self Into an inquisitorial body to in vestigate the governor’s official con duct. The most serious of the charges ligainst him are that lie has exceeded his parole, and pardon au thority. misused public moneys and usurped constitutional rights by deny ing the rigid of recourse to habeas corpus under his decree of martial law. The inquiry is likely to last a long time, and then the senate will sit as a trial body if the house votes an impeachment. XOTIIKR governor who Is having a mighty hard time is McCray of Indiana. Iiis financial embarrass ments have been before the public for weeks and it Is charged there were irregularities In the signing of notes which lie negotiated. He lias not, at tills wrMIng, been indicted, hut bank ruptcy proceedings have been insti tuted and civil suits against him started. A grand Jury is conducting an investigation and Mr. McCray soys he is willing to tell it all the facts. In general lie denies any wrongdoing and blames "political blackmail" for his troubles. IT IS authoritatively announced at the White House that President Coolidge believes industry throughout the United States is generally pros perous, that business conditions are promising and that the outlook is highly satisfactory. He has received reports of the satisfactory condition of many agricultural products, especially corn, of good markets for cattle and of fair prices for hogs. The fruit situa tion has boon handicapped by a car shortage, but the Department of Agri culture is co-operating with the rail roads, growers’ organizations and others to relieve the strain. The tex tile and steel industries are doing fairly well; some mining industries are not so prosperous; the Oklahoma oil region is having difficulties owing to the large oil production farther west. ««¥ RRECONCILABLES” of the scn * ate were much pleased by inti mations, which were almost official as surances. that President Coolidge has no intention of taking a hand in the foreign situation by urging the Hughes plan, which cnlls for an unbiased commission to determine Germany’s ability to pay the reparations. Mr. Lloyd George has indorsed this plan and it is favored by most of the Euro pean nations though France will hava none of It. It was said also that Mr. Coolidge sees no advantage to bi gained In the calling of an economic conference of the world powers until there Is a change In conditions In Europe. HpEIXEIIlA GOMEZ, the new presb * dent of Portugal, finds that he, like most of his predecessors, Is sit ting on an earthquake. Already there have been two revolutionary out breaks against his administration, and another is expected any day. His enemies predict that he will soon be cither assassinated or driven out o! the country. HENRY FORD says his offer for the purchase of Muscle Shoals Is still before congress and will not be with drawn, He blames Secretary of VfTir Weeks and political influences for the fact that his bid was not accepted ami for the sale of the part of the plant known as the Gorgas steam plant, which was included In Mr. Ford's offer. ISINGLASS FORM OF GELATIN It li Not Mica, But la Made From Air Bladders of Sturgeon and Cod— Used for Various Purposes. Many persons think the little win dows In hard coal burners ore made of isinglass, hut they are made of mica and. not isinglass at all. Isin glass Is a form of pure commercial gelatin, made from the sounds nr air bladder* of certain fish, especially stur ceoa or cod. After being cleaned and • slit open the air bladders undergo no further preparation other than being dried and put Into rolls about the size of a linger. Before the war Russia produced a large proportion of the world's Isinglass. | Boiled In milk isinglass forms a ' mildly nutritious Jelly and Is thus sometimes used medicinally. Its prin cipal purpose, however. Is for clarify ing liquors. It Is also used for mak ing court-plaster, cement. Imitation pearls. Jellies, soups. India ink and slslng fabrics and repairing pottery. The word Isinglass Is probably a cor ruption of the German "Imusenhlause.” meaning literally "sturgeon's blad der." Contradicting a Proverb. "You can't get something for noth ing," remarked the ready-made philos opher. “Maybe not," answered Mr. Dustin Stax; "but I’ll say the man who took my good money in exchange for forged masterpieces came very uear It"— Washington Star. LOW HIGHWAY EiDS TOTAL TWO MILLION FO.T SEVENTY EIGHT MILES. LIS! OF VARIOUS PROJECTS Stanly County L>nk of Charlotte-Albe marle Highway is Among Those Considered. Raleigh. Low bids received by the State High way Commission cm the construction of 78JUS miles of roadway and accom panying bridge structures totaled $2. 1:5!,685.10, it was announced by the commission following the tabulation of the bids. A total of 41.30 miles of the 78.36 will be of hard surface, and includes 7.81 miles between Neuse and the Franklin county line, low bid fof which was submitted by It. G. Lassi ter. The Lassiter bid was $246.4#9. Low bid for road work totaled $1. 697,856.50, and for bridges $433,818.60. The following are the lowest bids received for the various projects: Projects 126 and 187, of 12.15 hard surface miles between Tarboro and Bethel, Edgecombe and Pitt counties; low bidders Public Service Produc tion Company, of Newark, $389,222.10 on roadway and structures by Ktfgle Engineering Company for $29,1.0.30. Project 302, of 1,25 miles in Bladen, at Elizabethtown, between Wilmington and Leland, concrete roadway of 2.31 miles to Highway Engineering Com pany for $107,360. Project 4S5-B, of 7.81 miles in Wake, between Neuse and Franklin county line, concrete roadway, to R. G. Lassiter for $246,449. Project 404, of 11.25 miles, in Chat ham. from Pittsboro to Lee lino, grav el construction to \V. W. Tuck Sons for $74,777, and structures to Atlantic “Bridge Company for $51,876. Project 686, in Stanly, between Albe marle and Charlotte, 16.74 miles of hard'surface Topeka, to Redmon Con struction for $599,653.30, and bridges to J. L. Blinkley for $52,560.95. Project 763, in Curry, between Mt. Airy and Pilot Mountain, 10.54 miles, grading only, to McDowell Construc tion Company, for $77,405.60 and struc tures to C. IL llelig for $72,569.75. Project 732, in Davie, between Mocksville and Clemmons, S.07 miles, to J. E. Mulligan for $32,007. Project 999-A, of 2.04 miles in Tran sylvania, between Brevard and Lake Tokaway, hard surface to Greer & Wilson, for $9S,627 and structures to W. T. Moore mr $15,852.20. Project 537, of 6.20 miles, between Greensboro and Randolph line, soil roadway to J. M. M. Gregory for $20, 470, and structures to C. B. Hestei for $15,560. Governor Talks to Peace Girl3. The first of a series of citizenship lectures planned for Peace Institute was delivered by Governor Cameron Morrison. The Governor who spoke on the functions of government gen erally, and his own office in particu lar. will be followed shortly by the second in the series shortly by the Secretary of State \V. N. Everett. It was patriotic night for Peace Institute, and the students sang as their contribution to the program, “Carolina.’’ and “America, the Beau tiful." Miss Meribah Moore, of the faculty of the school, also sang. Governor Morrison, speaking for more than an hour and a half, explain ed the system of government under which North Carolina operates, dif ferentiated between the executive, the judicial and the legislative branches of the State government, and urged that the tendency toward the overlap ping of the functions of one branch by the other be stiffly opposed. Commissioners Hears Port Authority. To create a port out of Wilming ton sufficiently impressive to gi\o the state any commercial advantage North Carolina must draw traffic from then Southwest and Middle West add must start operations with convenient dock facilities as a port of call, developing gradually into a service port, accord ing to Dr. Edwin J. Clapp, well known port authority, who spoke before the Ship and Water Transportation Com mission. at the invitation of the com mission. Dr. Clapp estimated that a double pier with berths for four steamers, a modest beginning would cost approximately a million and a half dollars. Will Not Make Prison Inquiry. The State Board of Charities and Public Welfare at its first meeting since the prison controversy last May decided to take uo action at this time on the matter of prison investigation. “The board felt it should await the results of the investigation of the Governor and the completion of his reform measures,” stated Mrs. John son after the meeting. Governor Morrison did not confer with the board but his views have been made known previously. New State Charters. The following corporations have been chartered recently by Secretary of State W. N. Everett: Greensboro Masonic Temple com pany, Greensboro, with authorised capital stock of $325,000. of which $300 has been subscribed by L. H. Hole, W. M. Ridenhour and John J. Phoenix, all of Greensboro. Wilmington Oil and Fertiliser com pany. of Wilmington, with authorised capital stock of $200,000, of which $100,000 has been subscribed by Oscar Horace and Fred L. Pearsall. Fire Loss Larger For September. Vv hile it Is impossible yet to ac curst ly give the fire loss of North Carolina during September, Insurance Commissioner Wade states that the loss can be fairly approximated as not to exceed $300,300. The loss dur ng August amounted to $84,000, and would have been duplicated in Sep tember but for I be fact that there were 11 business, lighting and lumber fins aggregating $26.").000 anginst only three for August with total of $30,000. Of the big total for business fires, however, tin* commissioner says $20, 20't was caused by lightning, a store ar.d contents at Salisbury, $10,200, and a factory in the suburbs of Dur ham. $10,000. Lightning fires have been numerous this season beginning in April, and continuing through September, both unusual month . The department recoils show the follow ing. with damage incurred: April, two fires, loss $5,000; May, three, $39,700; June, five, $17,800; July, uleven. $12,7.70; August, eight, $11,000; September, five. $24,600; a total of $108.S50. From the fact that not a single one of these fires was on a rodded build ing. and no instance of such is on record since the department has kept a record, lightning fires are now class ed among “avoidable causes” in tire prevention circles. In spite of the increased fire loss of September over the lowest record ever made for August, the showing, says Commissioner Wade, will be even better than August for the important towns where people are congregated and fire producing elements and agents are ever in use. The biggest city in the State, Winston-Salem, will show a loss of only $60, with small losses and few fires in Raleigh, Char lotte. Asheville, and Wilmington. There will be another long list of towns having no tire damgae, includ ing Greensboro. Henderson. Golds boro, Kinston, Mount Airy. Roidsville, Oxford. Roxboro. Marion, Louisburg, Aberdeen, Sanford, Dunn. Burlington and a half a hundred others this ear ly for reports. Commissioner Wade Is looking for ward to a splendid Observance of Fixe Prevention week, and from hearty responses to his and Governor Mor rison's call for service, that are load ing his mail from every section of the State, he is greatly encouraged over the prospect of a general awakening to the fire peril, and the putting into effect by individuals and communities, the ordinary means of preventing tho greater loss of life and property. Three Paroled Nine Refused. Governor Morrison granted three paroles and refused to interfere in nine other cases in which petitions for parole or pardon has been pre sented to him. The men paroled were L. M. Shelby, convicted in November, 1923, Meck lenburg county, of disposing of mort gaged property and sentenced to eight een months on the roads; paroled up on recommendation of Solicitor Fran cis O. Clarkson. Rev. W. W, Orr, and Thomas W. Orr, attorney for the pri vate prosecution; Sampson Spicer, convicted at September, 1922, term of Henderson county superior court of violation of the prohibition law, parol ed upon recommendation of George D. Bailey, who was the prosecuting attorney; Dock Bong, sentenced at the June, 1922, term of Guilford county Superior court for larceny and receiv ing parole upon recommendation of fudge Fergusion who tried him and Solicitor J. G. Brown, who prosecuted. Petitions for the following were leclined. Perry Warren. Halifax county. June. 1922; violating prohibition jt iw; 7 months on road3. J. E. .Testes, Avery county, October. 1922; forgery; 3 to 5 years in prison. John Ellis, Buncombe county, Sep tember, 1922; burglary; 3 years. Clifford Singleton. Haywood county., February, 1923; larceny of automo bile; six years in prison. Oscar Deal, Madison county. Febru ary, 1923; violation prohibition law; 2 years in prison. oandy Manning. Buncombe count) July, 1920; assault on female; 7 years in prison. McGill Whisnant. Forsyth county, October, 1917; murder; 20 years iu prison. Commuted to ten years. E. O. Henderson. Buncombe county. September. 1922; kidnaping and as sault: 5 years on roads. Commuted to 18 months. Henry Brown, Davidson county. July. 1919; violation prohibition law; 18 months on roads. Commission Adjourns Until Nov. After holding Its last public hearing and conferring with Governor Camer on Morrison for more than an hour the Ship and Water Transportation Com mission adjourned until November 21. when it will begin the formation of its report to the General Assembly. Increase in Liquor Business. Salisbury. ('Special) —One hundred fifty-seven Illicit distilleries were captured. 17 automobiles cor.*seated, gallons of liquor and 119.844 gal lons of malt liquors poured out by fed eral prohibition agents operating in North Carolina during September, ac cording to the monthly report issued by State Prohibition Director A. 8. Coltrane. A decided increase in the liquor making business over the three sum mer months was indicated in the re port according to the director. New Corporations. H. R. Snnderford and Company of Fayetteville; authorized capital stork, 150.000, with $2,500 subscribed, by H. R., H. G. and J. F. Sanderford, all of Fayetteville. Aurora Packing Company, -if Au rora. authorised capital stock, $25. 000, with $5,075 subscribed, by R. L. M. Bonner, J. E. Porter and C. C. V*'h bell, all of Aurora. Bell Furniture Company. Ircorpart ed. of H’gh Point; authorised .mpiial stock, $25,000, with $300 subscrioed, by J. N. Browa. DOINGS IN THE TAR HEEL STATE NEWS OF NORTH CAROLINA TOLD IN SHORT PARA GRAPHS FOR BUSY PEOPLE Pinehurst.—One of the distinguish ed guests of honor at the Sandhills Fair at Pinehurst October 30 will be Col. Donald Walter Cameron, chief of the Clan Cameron in Scotland. Charlotte.—James Wilson Rushing, age 37, died at the Presbyterian Hos pital after suffering two days from wounds received in a cototn gin where ! he was working at Mint Hill. Raleigh.—The district meeting of the North Carolina Education Asso ciation will meet in Raleigh, Novem- I her 2-3, as part of the Regular Teach ers’ Assembly. The state-wide meet ing will be held in the spring in Win ston-Salem. Charlotte.—The city purchased as ; Bite of new c ity hall, the Liddell square ' on East avenue, the price being $275. 000. The property is a city block. It was first owned by late Colonel Thomas II. Brem. Henderson.—Sales on the Hender son tobacco market for the past week went at a price that averaged almost tothe 20-cent level, or $19.39 per hun dred. to be exact. Sales amounted tc ! 225.6G4 pounds, which brought $43, 777.9G. according to figures made public. Kinston.—Josephus Daniels, former Secretary of the Navy, will be the speaker at the unveiling of a war memorial in Queen Street Methodist church here the latter part of this month or early in November. Charlotte.—A verdict of $35,000 was awarded in Civil Court before Judge Harding by a jury in suit of Mrs. Mar garet Blum against, the Southern Railway for death of her husband, noorge ,T. Blum, September. 1922, at Linwood, Rowan county. Raleigh.—Col. D. A. Bodenhamer. auctioneer of Kernersville, was in stantly killed. Will G. Allen, promin ent Raleigh real estate man, was ser iously. if not fatally, injured, and W. P. Murchison, W. E. Mangum, Wake county deputy sheriff, and C. A. Payne, motor dealer, were slightly hurt when the cars of Mr. Allen and Officer Man gum crashed head-on on the New Bern avenue road about a mile from Raleigh. Rocky Mount.—Four negroes were injured, one fatally, near Proctor’s Store in the Westrays section,, when an automobile driven by Joe Moore, another negro, ran down a crowd of negroes, who were just leaving a wagon to start picking cotton in a nearby field. Kinston,—A Civil War projectile weighing nearly 13 pounds was ex cavated by the State Highway workers near here recently. The "bullet" was seven inches long and four inches thick. Authorities on isueh things said it was made for a 12-pounder, a field gun commonly used In the Con- , federate forces. Boone.—The work on the new build ings of thee Appalachian Training School is moving on well. The first six weeks of the normal work has | closed and several of that department have gone to their work as teachers. Professor Wilson ,of the normal de partment. is planning well for the 1 recreational feature of the school. Charlotte.—A watermelon seed swal- I lowed by Herron Gay, eleven months old, of Allen, N. C., a week ago, and which had completely shut off the , functioning of the right lung, was re- , moved by Dr. C. N. Peeler, at the Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital. Wilson. — Black Creek township claims a negro who is 102 years old. The records on this are pretty clear since the negro who is named Hay wood Sauls belonged to the father of Mr. Lee Sauls, who if he had lived, would have been 103 years of age. | He contended that he was just ten ! months older than the negro. A distressing death occurred at the home of Misses Lizzie and Lucy Nor- ^ wood, near Bullocks, when their sis ter, Miss Hunter Norwood, was burn ed to death. The deceased was a suf ferer from heart trouble, and it is thought she fell from the chair in which she was sitting with an attack which caused her death. Lumberton.—Franche Locklear, In dian. died in a hospital from wounds received in a gun battle with Robeson county officials at a still in Gaddy’s township. SherifT R. E. Lewis, ac- : companied by a half dozen rural po licemen and deputy sheriffs, was fired on as he approached the still by Locklear and another man who es caped, one using a gun and the other a pistol. Durham.—Dr. A. S. Campbell, Dur ham county physician, has entered suit against John Robinson’s circus for $850 damages alleged to have been done when one of the big trucks of the circus ran into his car on Driver evenue on the night of the circus. [ Winston-Salem.—A mis-trial was or dered in the Superior Court in the case of the State against G. B. Fynn, i and June Ball, charged with the lar- j ceny of automobile equipment and ac cessories. This was brought about ( when it was discovered that Raymond i Kimbrall, one of the Jurors, was under I 21 years of age. Wilson.—Old-time darkies are pass ing away, but there is one in Black Creek township, Wilson county, who has passed the century mile post along life’s journeys—“Uncle" Hay-1 wood Sauls, who, according to the j family record of Lee Sauls, of this; city, was born February 17, 1821. Kinston.—The end of this month will find the bulk of the local tobac co crop, one of the largest in history, in the hands of manufacturers, mar ket men predicted. The total amount of the product handled here since the opening of the market in Septembei Is now approaching 11,000,000 pound* SACRIFICES KIN FOR ANOTHER MAN Wife Admits Lack of Mother Love After Being Married 14 Years. DIVORCE TO HUSBAND Los Angeles, Cal.—A strange story of a mother who confessed that she lacked “mother love,” and who admit ted that another had come Into her life to replace the father of her chil dren, was told In Judge Hardy’s court recently, when Clinton A. I’edrick was granted a divorce from Louise M. Pcd rlck. The Pedricks had been married 14 years. There are three children. Un der the direction of his attorney, Leon Yanwich, tlie husband tc’.d a rather remarkable story. Seemed Devoid of Motherhood. “She was absolutely untrustworthy,” he said, In describing his wife. “I never knew when I come home at night whether I would find her there or not. She seemed devoid of mother hood. She would leave the children ap parently without a thought. So I had to keep a maid all the time for the protection of the kiddies. “Time and again I remonstrated with her, but It was useless. At last she went away, and I haven’t seen her since.” The wife’s side of the story was told In a letter which she had written her husband. In this missive she did not Told a Rather Remarkable Story. seek to evade her responsibility. She accepted It, but she had added: “If you had not treated me as a child, but more us a woman, It might have been different.” Wifs Admits Other Man. In part, the letter read: ‘‘Dear—There is no use beating around the bush any longer. I am leaving for good. There isn’t enough mother love In me to give up my life. It Is foolish of me to make any more promises I can't keep. “You know In the last seven years there has always been a third party. I have made promises before, you know. Some have lasted two weeks, and some two years. So what. Is the use of going into It again? It only means a bigger battle each time. “I don’t think there Is any love on either side any more. You won’t need to worry. If you want a divorce, go ahead; I will not oppose It. I don't wany anything that belongs to you. I would like the privilege of seeing the children once In a while, In case I am near enough. But if you feel that X should not, It will be all right. “There is no use blaming any one else for this. It has been coming for some time. I am simply dissatisfied. There Is no need to blame this other one, for if It had not been him there would have been some one else. He was encouraged by me. “There Is something missing between us. It Is more of the feeling I would have for a father rather than to a hus band. It has always been that way. You have treated ms like you would treat the children, not as though I was a woman. So just let's quit friends.” Flies Betrayed Booze Runner. Fremont, O.—When tiles swarmed around an automobile parked near here, Deputy Sheriff Sterner became suspicious. He investigated and found 12 cases of beer. Samuel R. Cook, forty-three years old, who was chang ing a tire, was arrested. Child 8mothered by Bales of Hay. Fond du Lac, Mich.—Buried beneath two bales of hay weighing 200 pounds, five-year-old David Kenny of Fond du Lac was smothered to death. The child was playing in a barn when the bales of hay toppled on him. Farmer Hatchoa Goose Eggs. London.—The excuse that he could not be In court because he was hatch ing goose eggs sent officers to the home of a farmer near here. They found the farmer lyiog on a pile of straw under which were the eggs. Body Found After Two Years* Trenton, Mo.—After a two-year search, the United States has found the body of William S. Hall, who was killed during the World war. Mr. Hall’s anxious mother has been In formed that her son’s body was found burled In a Kansas town. Bride Objects to Sardine Diet. Loe Angeles, Cal.—Alleging that her husband feeds her on sardines, Mrs. Sophia Tayes, slxty-two-year-old bride of e few months, hae filed suit for n divorce here.