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11 iL 1 ini La ( s ESTABLISHED SINCE 1882 AFTERNOON DAILY "ALIi THE NEWS IN A NUTSHELL. VOLUME VIII NO. 39. rvuit O'CLOCK EDITION SGOTTAvn wpnir r - SCOTLAND NECK, N. a. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 23, 1919. TELEGRAPH SERVICE ME IN RALEIGH DURING FAIR WEEK Legislature Will Be Called This Winter To Pass New Laws Governing Open Shop Policy WILL ALSO REVISE THE TAX RATE By Maxwell Gorman. Raleigh, Sept. 23. On Oceober 21 one big final state-wide icotton meeting is to be held in Raleigh. The late set is Tuesday of State Fair week, when there will be extra transportation facilities and lower railroad fares, and the meeting is expected to be very largely attended by repre sentative people from the eojtton growing comities, especially of the southeast. Nationally known speakers will be here. The plan was de termined upon at the meeting here a few days ago. Bakers, merchants and other business men are urged to join in with the farmers in accomplishing the beneficial results aimed at. And this reminds me to assure the reader that it will be worth while, more than ever, to come to Raleigh during the week of the fair, which is to be greater than ever and thrice as joyful and beneficial this year. A new element has entered ADVERTISING MEN FAVOR LEAGUE AND IILSON TELEGRAPHING III PRICE TWO CENTO OLD HOTEL PROPERTY BOUGH T BY WOMMAGK It. Will Be Thoroughly Renovated And Used Immediately TAYLOR MAY LEASE Camp Clark Makes Speech Of The Day FORM LATIN SECTION Mr. S. T. Wommaek makes the announcement that he has pur chased from the Bowers' estate the oil hotel property, known as tne bock hotel, on the corner of Main and Tenth streets, and that same will be immediately reno vated and opened as a hotel. It is further stated that Mr Taylor is expected here to go over the matter and decide as to leasing the property and run the hotel. Tokio, Sept. 23 , The newspa per Jiji Shimpo declares that Forest Minister Uchida told the Japanese Diplomatic Council: "I shall make no categorical New Orleans. Sept. 23 The tri angular discussion of present con ditions was resumed at the con vention of the Advertising Clubs, with Hon. Champ Clark, former speaker ofj the house, discussing the lelegates from the point of iew or tne consumer. , ftf Rh,mt ine -Latin-American division events which deDend unnti hp was formed today with a mem-1 tiations between the Japanese Dersmp well represented. . and Chinese governments." Delegates from every state in the union and from many foreign JAPANESE MINISTER SILENT UN SHANTUNG public Htra qtcci wnDKroe pi unfl TO TEACHERS FillYiu,LLL u.iid uutllVI a SUCCESS Ladies Committee Pre paring For Event 111 ALL SECTIONS OFF fit TITTONI HAS RESIGNED AS FOREIGN MINISTER IS SITUATION GRAV E JLL CITIZENS INVITED .' . ! There was an enthusiastic meeting held at the residence of j Mrs. A. McDowell yesterday af- ternoon for the purpose of mak ing plans for a large informal public reception to Superintend ent and Mrs. M. A. Huggins and tjie faculty of the graded school on Friday evening next from 9 to 11 o'clock. Sub-committees were appoint ed by Mrs. McDowell to work out the plans and perfect ar rangements anl these committees are now at work. All patrons, friends of the school and members of the senior . class are invited toYattend during these three hours when Superin- j tendenr Huggins and faculty will Rome, Sept. 23. Tomasso Tit have the opportunity ofi getting toni Italian foreign minister, acquainted with, parents, guar-'!nas resigned because of the -n " -i Riots Occurred At Newcastle And Farrell- In Other Steel Cities Quiet Reigns DENY MEN QUITTING -o Dannunzio Offensive To Italy's Demands Washington, Sept. 23. The Senate Labor Committee today ordered an investigation of the steel strike. Chicago, Sept. 23. All steel plants are shut down in this dis trict, except independent plants at Hammond, Ind. Union leaders said that sixty thousand men wprp nntwhn v.Q - .. umiimn, tut. I company officials admitted fifteen thousand idle. SLURS THE KING diaus.and everyone else interest ed in the school, and to partake, m a social way, of the refresh- statements regarding the return i"" " T' 0t ttle refr of Shantung to China or nrJitlBt8 Provlded bV the ladies into the snbippt nf nnlli no Vio-f " O A X 1-1 lllUt " G3 extra session of the legislature countries favored an early peace next winter. Originally it was planned to have it -convened for the one purpose of revising the state tax rate, and nothing else. Now it can be safely said that Governor Bickett will respond to the request that is being made to include the enactment of new and additional laws, in order to meet the changing conditions in North Carolina as well as elsewhere, and will so designate in his call. Taking this for granted, as veil we may, the special session will fhid itself squarely up against the policy of the open slKP, advocated by the governor t u and which he successfully used 3 u m:ig the disputes in the textile mills, the furniture facto rs and the public utilities tie "P respectively, at Charlotte, li Point, Badin anl elsewhere. Organized labor, it is insinu ated by those who know some hl the subject will ask the islature to enact laws that will iK'r,u i; 1 i i ..Lln,.c cmjjiuvers wno ciis- ancl the .League of Nations bv the adoption oJG resolutions, which were telegraphed to Pres ident Wilson and urged the Sen ate to speedily ratify the peace treaty and the League of Na tions " without amendment, or reservation" for the good of the economic world." New Orleans. Sept. 23. Champ Clark declared that the solut ion of the differences be? tween capital and labor lies in profit sharing and urged the co operation between capital, labor and the consumer for fair play PARIS FOOD PRICES ARE NOW DROPPING -bvery mother and father should be particularly interested in this affair as it will mean much to know the teacher and superintendent who has charge ot their child. In view of a large gathering at the school Friday evening refreshments for three hundred will be provided. Fiume incident, according to the (iiornale D 'Italia. A postponement of the opening of parliament indicates the grav ity of the situation, according to the newspspers. - Paris, Sept. 23. The upward movement in food prices is re-i ported checked and the reduction j of some necessities has been! noted after the government be gan price fixing. PRES. WILSON SPEAKS THREE MEN ARRESTED FOR STEALING $140,000 Chicago, Sept. 23. Three men have Iteen arrested charged with stealing two hundred and forty dinst workers on ac- 'Reserve Bank. '"it oi religious or political or - amiiations, the latter! ;m to mean that "union labor" Jrpnizatiojis are not to be dis- iiic MORMON TABANACLE DERLIN SPARTAGANS ARE CITOGAMBLEHS Berne, Sept. 23. Gambling Paris, Sept. 23 Dannunzio is reported as saying, "Victor Em manuel himself would not be ad mitted to Fiume unless he af firmed himself king of Italian Fiume." Pittsburg, Sept. 23 A major ity of steel mills in this section are working this morning Union leaders predicted a spread of the strike today. No disorders took place dur ing the early hours. Farrell,, Pa., Sept. 23 Eleven persons were wounded in the rioting in connection with the steel strike and all . steels mills here have been closed. RANDITS GAG CLERK ROB TRAIN OF $2510 Seattle, Wash., SSept. 23. Salt Lake City, Sept. 23. A hol iday was declared here in honor of President Wilson's visit. He is scheduled to speak in the clubs constitute the latest scnees 1 Twenty-five thousand dollars in of activity for Spartacist prop-; currency in one package and aganda in Germany.' Anarchist 1 other large sums in registered agents are "planted" in every ( mail pouches were stolen from gambling place, their "game" Northern Pacific passenger train beink to take advantage offinan- 'No. 4 by a masked robber who cial setbacks by inveigling heavy ! overpowered mail clerk Harry L. Pittsburgh, Sept. 23. Wil liam Z. Foster, secretary of the steel workers national commit tee, said that reports show the strike is making headway and that many mills will be affectel. He alsa declared that four thousand men are out in Birmingham. Youngstown, O., Sept. 23, .Quiet reigned in this district. 'Steel strike leaders claim that fifty-thousand men "are out, The mills here are closed. loses to join the Spartacaus movement. As soon as some one "goes broke" he is approached Mormon tabernacle and to take ! b an agenV who offers him a part m a parade. large sum, and m this way hun j dreds of Spartacist recruits are jwoiv according to Berlin dis patches. Discovery of this seheme has prompted the government to in tensify its prosecution of all gam ing places. LABOR'S FIGHT AGAINST MINS R. R.BILL COM RE AH PROHIBITION 0P !"'!icv omnllv ,un-mtorf open guarantees crence with vnrL-mPii luiiium-n nu la- VOTE LIKELY THIS WEEK Washington, Sept. 23. Organ ized labor launched a fight against the Cummins railroad bill, Glenn Plumb declaring be fore the Senate Commerce Com mittee that the plan was a guar antee of industrial revolution. Washington, Sept. 23. Senate ! f . 75 ----- 7 v- J M TF M Vll U I v oTlt! t!;and.Honse eonfree, seated toirnflll DD I P F Q , fl fl 1 1 P f HI - uuc 01 ine proposed reacn an agreement today on the ' I UUU I IMULU UUUULLU "t,-,,. , ; 101! tliat to pro- Prohibition amendment and a C1 imPrtation of paid f;r- 'v;ite is expected this week. "iJive oreakers"; ao o I 'm- , : - . 1 1,)U to charter mill towns1 - r r . MANPOWER 1R COST DNITED STATES PROTECT CITIZESIN MEXICO Washington, Sept. 23. The action of Mexico in refusing to vise passports of Americans who refuse to waive responsibility jfor any. harm which may befall f Mero, bound and gagged him and imprisoned him in the car. The robber is believed to .have concealed himself in the car be fore the train left Seattle. B0LSHE1I STRENGTH WANING IN R0SSIA Washington, Sept. 23. The strength of the Bolsheviki is waning and the taking of Petro- grad would break the back of the Soviet government. General E. C. Harmonius, who was chair man of the Russian government's supply committee in London in New Castle. Pa., Sept. 23, The state constabulary are pa trolling the streets after nine were injured in strike riots. Thirty persons were arrested charged with rioting and with -carrying concealed weapons. The mills here are short-handed but operating. SENATE DEFERS ACTION ON JOHNSON AMENDMENT Washington, Sept. 23. Senate Republican leaders deferred ac tion on Senator Johnson's amendment to the Peace Treaty, proposing equal voting strength for the United States and England. The reading o the text' of the Nil R YFARS IN RRIITH .1. u ie.ii.iu .1. uuu iii .them in that , country, will "not paign to secure supplies for the Washington, Sept. 23. De-j operate to interfere 111 the slight-j All Russian Government. the early days of the war, de- treatv continues. clared in a statement here. Gen-1 eral Harmonius is here t0 assist. Ambassador Bakhmeteff in a cam-! H rMHlINf flP.BATflPC I LLLI IIUI1L Ul LliniUIIU lADl:s HOME JOURNAL t .EDITOR HAS RESIGNF.n idolphia, pa., Sept. 23.-1 'show that retail foodstuff prices ; United States to protect its ctti- have almost doublel in the prin-.zens under international law," south during j vl his was tne burden ot a note 1 sent by the State Department to I TVpsirJpnt riarrfJTTzn tlirnno-l-i thp Washington, Sept. 23. The ' It matters nt -whether they are American Consul at Tampico, it nilirm iTun inn hriin . tne last six years. irj....i t , ' v -- man-power cost ot tne war to """""" V1 was announced here ir,ri editr f the La- the United States is officially es- -ld be withdrawn, the poison ,lim- Americans will determirie for Journal, has resigned' timated at 116.492 mated-and , the carcas,kl.cked mt. a w a uvf . t.. - . - ' - -w, country more coneeaiai to tneir m- uituio,i,vo, ,x ui UdlV 1ST. .182 WOUTld fid. on fVio nnrt TTmiol null iuv s la, 1. 1 vj- iii uaiivu CUT C0MMONICATI0NS sanity A new offensive is being plan ned in Siberia, and General Den- ikin is in favorable position to , Oklahoma City, Sept. 23. advance nnnn Mnsrnw lint ho !Drumris?ht ha bfpn fnt nfF frnm success of these movements wilrjcommu'nication by a mob that is a 'clemandiMg rlie resignation of the city officials as a result of a strike of the telephone opera tors. The last reports indicated same depend entirely upon supplies,! General Harmonius said States Government, whether thev will comply with the waiver re quirement," the note added,.. rioting.