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a THE NEWS AND OBSERVER RALEIGH N G SUNDAY MORNING AUGUST 12 1934 m UK M 7 DAYS TO ACT Foster Company of Burling ton Told to Reinstate Four Employes Washington Aug ll-(AP)— The Foster Knitting Company Inc of Burlington N C today was given seven days to reinstate four em ployees held to have been discharged for union activities or face action of the NRA Compliance Board The four men— Woodrow Wilson Werner Hohfeld H L Alcox and Theodore Melton— the National Labor Relations Board held were discharged because of union aflllia-tions action constituting violation of the collective bargaining section of the National Industrial Recovery Act Five men who were not taken back by the mill when It reopened after a short shutdown originally were Included in the complaint but the board found that J H Holbert had been taken back and placed on his regular job The case came before the national board following a hearing June 18 before the Atlanta Regional Board which rendered a decision June 27 that was upheld today The Foster company failed to be represented at any hearing but filed an affidavit made by one of its employees which alleged Hohfeld would have arranged to sabotage his machine if he had known a shut down was contemplated This affidavit was discredited by the board which found the discharges previously had been attributed to principles of efficiency and that the company did not show It knew of Hohfeld s alleged statement prior to his discharge The NRA yesterday withdrew the Blue Eagle from the Hatch Hosiery Company of Belmont N C because that mill failed to ratify an agree-metn negotiated by the labor board to reinstate eight striking employees The board gave the Foster mill a week to abide by its decision before referring the case to the NRA compliance division GIVEN 16 to 20 YEARS ON MURDER CONVICTION Murphy Aug 11— (UP)— Bass Taylor 31-year-old farmer tonight was sentenced to serve from 16 to 20 years In State Prison for the second degree murder of Walter Kidd 41 last June 13 Taylor's attorney gave notice of appeal and the convicted man was released under appearance bond of $10000 Kidd who had but one hand and was partially blind was beaten with a sledge hammer at Mountain Cap eight miles west of here THE WEATHER North Carolina South Carolina Georgia and Florida: Showers Sunday and Monday Kentucky Probably showers Sunday and Monday not much rhange in temperature Tennessee: Partly cloudy Sunday and Monday probably showers in extreme east portion not much change in temperature West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania: Partly cloudy Sunday: Monday showers not much rhange in temperature Maryland and Eastern Pennsylvania: Generally fair Sunday and Monday not much change In temperature Virginia: Partly cloudy Sunday and Monday probably showers in south portion not much charge in temperature LOCAL OFFICE UNITED STATES WEATHER BUREAU Raleigh N C Aug 11 1934 TEMPERATURE Highest temperature FB Lowest temperature 70 Mean temperature 79 Excess for the day 1 Average daily excess since January 1 0 1 PRECIPITATION (in inches) Amount for the 24 hours ending at 8 p m 33 Total for the month to date 2 09 Fxces for the month 07 Txre since January 1st 45 HUMIDITY 8 am 12 m 8 pm Dry bulb 75 87 M Wet bulb 72 77 70 Bel humidity 87 K SS PRESSURE 20:98 8 p m 8 a m 29 93 Sunrise 5:30 a m Sunset 708 p m TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL Washington Aug 11— (AP)— The Weather Bureau records of temperature and rainfall for the 24 hours ending at 8:00 p m in the principal cotton-growing areas and elsewhere: Highest Lowest Yes- Friday Station terdny Night Prec Alpena 72 48 00 Asheville 90 M 0 02 Atlanta 90 72 00 Atlantic City 80 68 0 48 Birmingham 92 74 00 Boston 74 72 0 14 Charlotte 91 71 01 Chicago 7 M 0 jg Cincinnati AS 70 0 M Denver 88 62 00 Detroit 80 82 00 El Paso 96 7fl 00 Galveston 88 80 00 Havre 88 54 00 Jacksonville 84 74 0 78 Kansas City in 80 0 04 Key West 88 78 00 Little Rock 9 7d 00 Los Angeles 80 82 00 Louisville 88 7n o 38 Memphis tfi 78 qo Meridian 90 74 00 Miami 84 74 Mobil 92 78 -"ew Orleans 90 78 0 01 00 0 30 New Yorlt 88 72 0 08 Northfield 78 52 Richmond 88 74 0 24 Ft Leula 94 78 Sea Antonio 98 74 Sao Francisco M 50 00 00 00 & 74 72 1 92 Tampa 88 78 0 44 irfcrtmre: flfl ti ni Continued From Page One New Appointees to Labor Board From This State (Continued From Page One) make public further finding of the NRA as to conditions in the industry next week SAYS BELMONT COMPANY NOT GIVEN ENOUGH TIME Washington Aug 11— (API-Fred W Morrison Washington attorney today said he was "disappointed" that Gen Hugh S Johnson declined to give the Hatch Hosiery Company of Belmont N C time to decide officially whether it would ratify an agreement with striking employes The Recovery Administration yes terday withdrew the Blue Eagle from the Belmont plant after J M Hatch of the Hosiery company tele graphed he could not alone approve the agreement and a meeting of the mill management could not be held until next Wednesday Morrison represented the Hosiery company In negotiating the agree ment with striking employes It specifically called for the reemployment of 8 workers "I am disappointed that General Johnson declined to give the Hatch Company time to decide officially whether it could meet the requirements laid down by the compliance division" Morrison said comment ing on withdrawal of the Blue Eagle Heavy Rains for Drought States (Continued From rage One) of normal Missouri expected an all-time low— a crop 12 per cent of normal yielding a scanty seven bushels to the acre DRYEST AND HOTTEST YEAR ON BOOKS SO FAR Washington Aug 11— (AP)— The year 1934— the dryest and hottest on record thus far The Weather Bureau says so and it has been keeping tab on precipi-tatlon and temperatures for 70 years The drought has been aggravated by sizzling heat "Nothing remotely approaching the severity of this combination appears in the annals of the Weather Bureau" J B Kincer weather bureau meteorologist said today Other drought years notably 1894- 1895 1901 1910 1914 and 1930 were exceedingly dry In many sections he said but no previous 12 months has shown such generally deficient rainfall during April May June and July In addition to emphasize the seriousness of the situation Kincer pointed out that most of the previous dry years were preceded by years of adequate rainfull whereas the past three or four years have been abnormally dry in many parts of the country most seriously af- lectea by drought this year Routh's Killers Declared Guilty (Continued From Page One) Baxter who will be allowed 40 days to perfect it The jury received the case late yesterday and returned the verdict at 9:55 this morning Judee M V Barnhill enmnlimnnt ed the jury and said he concurred in me verdict Routh was killed while Baxter anri Willis were attempting to get out of auer city alter escaping the day before from a Drison camn Thnv asked Routh to take them from town in his car but he merelv threw incm nis Keys When the conv rts saw a noister Routh carried they shot him and fled A few hours Int er they surrendered BAXTER ON DEATH ROW? WILMS BEGINS TERM Harry Baxter and J R Willi convicted by a Chatham county iurv vesterdav in ihr fatal hnrt ItlC Julv 0 Of Hal P Pnnth cw City business man wer hrnnoht tn Central Prison here yesterday aft ernoon Baxter who was convicted nf flret degree murder and sentenced to die October 12 was placed in a cell on Death Row becoming the 23rd prisoner incarcerated there to await execution A motion of appeal was made in Baxter's case and his counsel was allowed 40 davs to perfect it Willis who WD) fflvrn a form nf 25 to 30 years Immediately began service of his sentence See Wonders of Mighty Atlantic (Continued From Page One) the fish he saw at anrh nVnfh Some of them were six feet long Huge fish and gigantic mammals such as whales are seen near the surface but hitherto the deep sea fish taken have been minute fan tastic and sometimes almost micro scopic Becbe said he saw manv (ranr and unidentified fish never rennrt- ed by scientists before He described this as a venture absolutely different from his trip iasi year in me nrst descent under different sky conditions utter darkness was reached at 1700 feet Today because of bricht nunlitrht and absolute clarity of atmosphere uiere was a aeaa level grey light in which the two occupants of the bathysphere could Just discern one another at that depth When they reached 1900 feet however utter black and from that level downward they were wrapped in the inky blackness of the ocean bottom The descent itself tnnlr and 28 minutes and the ascent aooui ie same The temnrraturA fneM w sphere at the lowest level was 71 aegrees rahrenheit and the humidity 68— a comfortable temperature The- new air conditioner which kept the atmosphere dry and cool was responsible DuTinc their viiit tn thm region of darkness the scientists were in toucn with the outer world at all times Beebe remarked over th phone to Miss Gloria Holhster his assisTam aooaxa tte tender that te Dean of Women i - I t"ov 14 ( y f t Elon College Aug 11— Dr French Haynes of Clyde N C for many years associate professor and dean of women at Howard College Birm-ingham Ala has been appointed dean of women and associate professor of education for Elon College and will assume duties of those positions September 4 according to announcement today by Dr L E Smith president of Elon College Dr Haynes who has been connected with Howard College since 1921 received her undergraduate training at Meredith College Raleigh N C was cold or at least cooler than he had been on the surface Miss Hollister was busy taking stenographic notes because the scientists wanted what they discovered recorded even if they did not come back alive She advised him lightly to "wear red flannels next time" Dr Becbe chuckled and went on recording his observations The telephone conversations from stygian depths were remarkable for their clarity The new 1500-watt light which the scientists used heated the interior of their sphere so much they used its extreme power at the full depth only long enough to expolse a snort-length movie and several plates Oxygen for six hours was taken down but only one of the two tanks was used It is impossible to feed air into the sphere at such depths All the instruments functioned perfectly and the scientists were delighted with the success of their venture The' weather was ideal and scarce ly a swell disturbed the ocean's surface Aluminum Strike Closes Doors of Principal Plants (Continued From Page One) all plants of the Aluminum Company of America by the aluminum workers' council The Badin plant is a subsidiary of the of the aluminum company Early morning shifts went to work "as usual" and were continuing throughout the day Copp said Copp pointed out that the routine of the plant necessitates approximately half a dozen shifts and he said all employes were continuing their work "just like any other day with no show or talk whatsoever of any strike sentiment" The plant employs about 425 persons at the present curtailed operations OFFICIAL WASHINGTON KEEPS EYE ON STRIKE Washington Aug II— (AP)— Official Washington watched developments in the strike of union employes of the Aluminum Company of America today but apparently did nothing about it President Roosevelt Secretary Perkins the labor relations board and Hugh S Johnson NRA chief all scanned reports from the strike area and carefully considered the union' demands If any of them rontrmnlnterl (m mediate intervention however thru kept their plans secret sources close to both Secretary Perkins and the labor board pointed out they felt there was nothing in the law to prevent men from striking Labor board nfflrinl tu board already had exercised its me- aidiion Junctions when one of its members Harry A Millis advised union leaders Thursday to attempt further negotiations with the company William Green nnuMont k American Federation of Labor told reporters however he regarded the next step as a concession hw h company or iniervantinn h ik 1 bor relations board T feel the aluminum company refused to baranin rnllprtivilv k it replied to the demands of the worKers Dy letter" Green said "The men will stand there until the manacement inrfipt iiin ness to bargain collectively or the "w relations Doard steps in Boris Shishkin a Federation executive who has been working with the aluminum workers' council said he did not know what the strike leaders' next step would be t Snake Bitten Preacher Is Better To Preach Today (Continued From Page One) will tell of his experience and the "work that my healer has done" Hundreds of the merely curious are exported to swell tomorrow's congregation Thrones nf lhn visited the cabin six miles from any tuu in me pasi lew days Teester was not alone in his pray inn lonignt with his voice was raisea inose of residents in prac tically every rahin in ih hK - - " "ft u- iownee countain coves And amont them were the piping voices of leesters five children asking strength for "Daddy" The youthful-appearing exhorter reiterated his faith today saying: "God has been my doctor 1 will iwn oe wen rtever will I use medi Cine or ever call linnn a rinrlnr He talked In eisns hia voir nnt fully recovered from the effects of uie poison And he craved that it h afrnnc er tomorrow -that Uto6t on the ytrf outskirts of the congregation may hear and believe" And the mountain people who for generations and under many faiths have asked all thing) of God and art to devout they readily expect their wishes to be granted— pre pared to flock to the cabin to hear of this to them tha strangest thing ever witnessed in a country which to outsiders is full of strange things j TEESTER'8 BELIEF HELD VERY HELPFUL TO HIM Columbia S C Aug ll-(AP)— Calling a truce in the cold war between science and religion a state medical authority today recognized "faith" as an important factor in what he termed an "excellent chance" for the recovery of Albert Teester of Sylva N C faith healer who allowed a rattlesnake to bite him Dr James A Hayne state health officer of South Carolina said Tees-ter's steadfast belief he was immune to snakebites constituted a real element in overcoming the venom of the mountain reptile "It enables him to maintain a nerve balance and self-control that would be impossible if he had been extremely frightened and nervous because of the possible effect of the bite" Dr Hayne said "That in turn has a controlling effect upon his physical condition" Drawing upon personal experiences in treating snake bite as a private practitioner Dr Hayne said he had never had a patient die of snakebite ' Persons of strong constitution can throw off the venom without taking an antidote he explained unless the bite punctures a vein Apparently the snake did not bite Teester in a vein he said as death almost certainly follows the infusion of poison into the blood channels Another factor in Teesier's survival the health officer said was the fact that the snake must have struck a number of times and exhausted much of its venom when it was captured rendering its subsequent bite less dangerous The final element he asserted was the faith healer's refusal to accept a quart of liquor offered him by one of his congregation "If you want to be sure to die" Dr Hayne concluded "just gulp down about a quart of liquor after a snake hits you" Acquitted of Charge of Conspiracy to Murder (Continued From Pag One) Clyde youngest son of the household of which Leoda was an adopted daughter Release From Jail For the elder Tilleys and Clyde It meant release from the little jail they have occupied for six months Minerva has been free on bond and Luther still faces charges In connec tion with the slaying of Andrew El-dridge seven years ago It was the "prank slaying of El- dridge in a reputed bootleggers war which furnished the prosecution with a motive in its long investigation of the Childress mystery The State claimed Leoda was killed to keep her from implicating Luther in the Eldridge case which had been listed as unsolved While the prosecution had an nounced at the time the Tilleys were arrested it would attempt to connect the Eldridge and Childress cases the former killing was not mentioned In the voluminous testimony fur nished by the State which sent nearly 100 witnesses to the stand in three days of evidence It was not until near the close of its case today that State testimony indicated a motive and that was the alleged jealousy of Minerva Tilley over the attractive 18-year-old girl Tow Childress silver haired fath er of the slain girl was the State's last important witness He said he had received a letter signed W W Tilley about a year before the kill ing telling him to come get his daughter as she was "parting man and wife" He said he went Immediately to the Tilley home only to have W W Tilley tell him the letter was not true and that it had been forged by Minerva Tilley Other witnesses had told of the jealousy The State also offered many wit nesses in an attempt to prove that Minerva forged a strange note found In Leoda's apron pocket three days after her death indicating she had been slain by robbers Admitted Jealousy The first official inkling of a oos- sible motive in the strange slaying of the girL foster daughter of the household was brought out this aft ernoon when Kirk Purdue a neighbor quoted Mrs Luther Tilley one of the defendants as admitted she was Jealous of the slain girl xutner wants a divorce" the witness quoted Mrs Tilley as saying something less than two years ago "I'm so jealous about Leoda that I haven't slept with Luther for months Purdue's story was the high spot of the day's testimony which reached the jury Two other bar rages of evidence in the State's case were kept out of the trial records when defense objections were sustained The State sought to place Ber nard Brooks a handwriting expert on the stand to corroborate the opinion of two other experts that Mrs Luther Tilley rather than Leoda penciled a strange note found in her apron pocket three days after she was shot but the witness was withdrawn after the defense challenged his competency ine note wnicn was found according to previous testimony by Mrs W W Tilley told of a visit of band of marauders— a Negro and tliree white men— hunting for the elder Tilley "treasure box-containing $610 and of the girl's determination to "give my life rather than tell them where it Is" In the Jury's absence Mrs Hill Cox sister of the slain orphan gave testimony designed to 3how that Luther Tilley attempted to destroy all specimens of Leoda's handwriting after the homicide but Judge John M Oglesby ruled the evidence was not relevant Mrs Cox said a shoe box full of letters from Leoda was destroyed when hej home was burned eafly in the morning three dayi after the flaying A few days before the fire she said she had seen Luther Tilley and a stranger standing on a creek bank near her home She quoted Luther as saying to his companions: "There she is now" The Cox home is approximately 20 miles from the Tilley place Mrs E Z Darnell a picturesque mountain woman who has passed her three-score and ten years brought ripples of laughter as she bantered with counsel while telling the Jury that when she examined Leoda's apron the night after the slaying she did not notice any note in either pocket Previous witnesses Including the coroner had testified similarly Testimony was drawn from several witnesses during the day to indicate the elder Tilley thought his money box would be found even though Leoda's death coupled with a telephone call for help to neighbors a few minutes before her body was found indicated it had been taken by robbers One witness T D Barker a deputy sheriff said the aged Tilley once said "Leoda was such a fine girl She always looked after my things and I think we'll find it She always took the money and hid it when a stranger came in the house" The witness also said Clyde Tilley told him in the county jail after his arrest: "I'm ruined I know I'm going to get some time" On cross-examination he said he testified at an earlier hearing that Clyde had told him he believed Leoda killed herself Questioned further by the prosecution the witness said Clyde's full statement was:- "I believe Leoda killed herself If she didn't Minerva (Mrs Luther Tilley) did" Until today the State had not revealed the Jealousy angle of its case but Solicitor John R Jones had announced he would seek to convict Luther as the actual slayer on the grounds that he feared Leoda would implicate him in a seven-year-old unsolved slaying Wilson Grider serving a term in the county jail for housebreaking corroborated the testimony of a half dozen other witnesses who said they overheard Mrs W W Tilley tell Clyde at the jail: "If I were you I'd die before I told" Grider said he did not know to what she referred The State attempting to show murder and conspiracy thus far has introduced evidence showing none of the defendants on the premises at the time of the killing except Luther Several witnesses said he apparently was rabbit hunting near the house when they appeared in answer to Leoda's cry- for help over the party telephone line Will Survey National to Aid in Drought Relief (Continued From Page One) turage lands of this State are in excellent condition" " The condition in the drought area means that North Carolina farmers can dispose of their surplus feed crops on a rising market that the Federal government if and when such action is necessary can shin thousands of cattle from the drought areas into this State for pasturage More than 30000 such cattle already have been shipped to North Carolina for fattening in pasturage be-' fore being slaughtered and canned for beef for relief purposes Half-Million Questionnaires More than a half-million questionnaires each containing 123 questions are being mailed now from Washington to start the survey Mr Callander stated From 20 to 150 reports will be received from each county in each state and all the data will be in Washington by September 10 Typical questions are: 1 What is the water situation in that county? How many farmers now have to haul water and how far do they have to haul it? 2 What is the amount of feed available and what amount will be needed? 3 What is the amount of livestock on hand and what is the number which can be cared for? Agricultural agencies in the various states and counties are to cooperate in making the survey The North Carolina work will be under direction of Frank Parker Federal statistician in cooperation with the State Department of Agriculture county agents and others in a position to give assistance "Relief moves following the survey should be under way by the middle of September" Mr Callander said No Food Shortage "As I see it now there is no danger whatever of a food shortage for the American people The amount of wheat now stored in America in round numbers is 270000000 bushels and the current crop is about 4HUuuu000 bashels Our normal yearly consumption is approximately 600000000 bushels so we have a sufficient supply on hand to obviate the necessity of importation of mucn wheat "Then too the liquidation of live stock in drought areas with widespread canning operations being carried on by the government will afford a supply of meat more than adequate Must Help Breedlnc Stock "In the drought-stricken states where the raising of livestock is one of the most important Industrie the government must look to the future and keep on hand in those areas a sufficient supply of foundation or breeding stock That means that feed must be shipped Into those areas since feed crops there have been burned up and farmers already are using stored feed intended for use during next winter" News stories of terrible condi tions in the drought areas have not been exaggerations Mr Callander declared "J have ridden (for miles through those states without seeing an ear cf corn on stalks standing in blistered fields" he stated "In most instances the stalks themselves are no good for fodder either since they are so parched as to crumble at the touch of a hand "The water problem is terrible One farmer told me he was having to drive his livestock ten miles to water When he got the stock back to the home ranch it was as parched and thirsty at before the trip to water "Irrigation projects have suffered terribly There was less than normal snow in the mountains last winter and that has resulted In a shortage of water supply "The drought started in the Da kota and was serious there last spring Emergency crops put in by the farmers in those states then are now parched and useless The drought then spread to Minnesota Wisconsin Montana Nebraska Colorado Kansas Oklahoma Texas Now it has spread to parts of Illinois and New York "It is impossible to describe the way in which those areas have been hit Many of the farmers have as their only income the reduction benefit payments from the government One man with whom I talked received a check for $1200 the only income he had in sight "But the attitude of the people is splendid They say that they have passed through terrible things in the past and that this drought too will pass away eventually" ' Mr Callander will go from Raleigh to Washington to superintend the survey Officers Arrest Bremer Suspect (Continued From Page One) brigade of incorrigibles at Camp "E" the scene of numerous previous desperate fights were working in a field picking okra Bryant two-termer from North Louisiana and Lucas Badeaux charged several days ago with the knife murder of a fellow prisoner led the break Penitentiary Manager R L Himes said Armed with wooden pistols painted black evidently Of their own design the two rushed on two guards— Bryant on Guard Henry Clark and Badeaux on Riley Strother Clark commanded them to stop and throw down their guns They ignored the command and came on Clark promptly pumped seven slugs from an automatic rifle into Bryant killing him instantly Turning the gun on Badeaux he felled him but did not kill him Two other guards rushed to the scene and opened fire Candler dropped to the ground dead Nine other prisoners attempted to flee across the open field and alf but three were brought down KARPIS REGARDED AS DANGEROUS CRIMINAL Tulsa Okla Aug 11— (AP)— The arrest in Paducah KyH of Alvin Kar- pis Edward Bremer kidnapping sus pect brought to heel one 01 the gang that Federal officers consider the most dangerous outlaws left at large in the nation today At least three others suspected with Karpis in the Bremer kidnapping bear reputations for being more cunning than Karpis These are Harry Campbell and the Barker brothers Fred and Arthur (Doc) Another member of this gang of hoodlums is Russell (Rusty) Gib son who escaped from jail at Oklahoma City in 1929 Karpis is a native of Canada but first began his career of crime in Kansas where he served a term for burglary Upon being paroled he and Fred Barker allegedly fired the shots that killed Sheriff R C Kelly at West Plains Mo He also was accused with Barker of killing the latter's father-in-law A W Dunlopp of West St Paul Minn Campbell is wanted for slaying J Earl Smith a Tulsa attorney who was taken for a fatal ride the night after he refused to defend Harvey Bailey convicted Charles F Urschel kidnapper when he was standing trial for a bank robbery at Fort Scott Kan ANOTHER BAD MAN OF SOUTHWEST CAPTURED Oklahoma City Aug 11— (API- Frank Delmar who with Jim Clark and the late "Big Bob" Brady escaped from the Kansas peniten tiary at Lansing last January was arrested by two Federal officers on a highway near Claremore today Dwight Brantley agent in charge of the Federal Division of Invest gation office said the arrest was made without an exchange of shots although Delmar was armed Federal agents have been on Del- mar's trail since the robbery of the People's National Bank at Stillwater Okla May 31 He also is wanted for questioning in the rob bery of the Bank of Wetumka May 9 GEORGIAN IS HELD ON MANN ACT ACCUSATION Newton Aug 11— (UP)— William B Lockman 50 of Valdosta Ga was held in default of $1000 bond here tonight after his hearing before U S Commissioner Louis Schrum on charges of violating the Mann Act Ruth Haney 24 Grier S C and H B Cheek traveling salesman were held in default of $100 bonds each as material witnesses Leslie Riggins Federal agent who arrested the trio said the young woman made a statement saying she traveled from Grier to North Carolina and Virginia with Lockman and Cheek after Lockman promised to marry her ROTARIANS PLAN EXECUTIVE MEETING Wilson Aug 11— Wilson Ro-tarians will hold a closed classi fication session Tuesday night in the Episcopal Church here at which time names of prospective new members will be brought up for consideration It will be the first executive meeting the club has held since Winter On August 21 the ciud will hold a Joint meetine with the Rotarians of Saratoga at that place At this time Miss Lois Rainwater County Demonstration Agent and James T Barnes local FERA chieftain will be the main speak ers This will be the last out-of town meeting for 1934 Wins Acquittal Buenos Aires Aug 11— (AP)— Eduardo Holguin who several months ago relinquished his diplo matic immunity as minister to Pan ama and submitted to trial to prove he had not concealed a wanted bank official was acquitted today N C S STUDENTS SHINE AT MILITARY CAMP Military officials of State College revealed yesterday that students of State attending the R O T C summer camp at Fort McClellan at Anniston Ala had been declared the best trained and disciplined group of cadets Snvnfv-seven students represent ed State and they were in camp with cadets from colleges In all Ci-itH hern staiea Onlv two schools Florida and Clemson had a larger representation than state State also won the individual and nir tiiins tha tue-of-war and every student passed the required courses in weapon firing ana minor tactics Pat Pastore captain of States 1934 golf team won the individual camp golf trophy and with Wilmer Barnes a Raleigh boy won the team title State's winning tug-of-war team rnmnntpH nf the following all football players: John Stanko Clifton Croom Allen Bailey Paul Troshkin Raymond Redding Ken-neth Stephens and Barnes Worth Th ramn was under the com mand of Colonel Bruce Magruder commandant of the State College R O T C Three other members if 4n sta tnfT alio were officers at the camp They were Captains B W Venable F W mcamore ana T C Thorson I- ' "" Tak Precautions Havana Anff 11— (AP)— Cuba's armv anH nnlira comoleted Soecial precautions today against possible outbreaks on tne national nouaay tnmnrroui the anniversary of the downfall of former President Ger- ardo Machodo Disorders Ended Marni France Au 11— (AP) —Jules Caree Governor General of Algeria returning to France today to report to Premier Doumergue sslrl that "the troubles are all over and 1here is no more immediate danger" Weather Outlook Weather outlook for the week be ginning Monday: Smith Atlantic States: Local showers at beginning of week and scattered afternoon thundershowers in the interior middle and latter part Temperatures near normal Strike Settled Rock Hill S C Aug 11— (AP)— Settlement of the strike at the Highland Park Manufacturing Company plant was reported reached today with the 300 strikers scheduled to return to work Monday Goes to Rome Vienna Aug 11— (AP)— Prince Ernst von Starhemberg vice chan cellor of Austria left by airplane today for Rome where it was generally believed he would discuss the question of his country's independence with Premier Mussolini To Study Aviation Naples Aug ll-(AP)-Clark Howell the chairman of President Roosevelt's Federal Aviation Com mission arrived today on the S S Conte De Savoia to begin a month- long survey of civil aviation in Europe Revokes Gun Permits ' Pittsburgh Aug 11— (AP)— Revo cation of firearms permits issued to more than 1500 racketeers and per sons in bad repute with authorities was ordered today by Acting Super intendent of Police Jacob Dorsey The permits were issued during 1932 and 1933 Legionnaires Have Fish Fry Raeford Aug 11— The Ellis Williamson Post American Legion gave a fish fry at the Country Club Friday evening to which all ex-service men in Hoke County were invited The Legionnaires enjoyed a good time eating more than their allotment of fine fried fish Touch Control t instant visible adjustment to any touch or typing speed! Improved Shift Freedom! Muted Action! Finger Comfort Keys! Minimized Eye-Strain! Increased Dust Protec- 7 THE NEW GREATER Also rebuilt and guaranteed machines of all makes-Royals Underwoods Remingtons Smiths Woodstock etc OFFICE FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES Wood and Steel ESTABLISHED 1M7 Alfred Williams & Booksellers Office 119 Fayetteville St RALEIGH N C HEARING WILL AWAIT APPLICATION FILING Oomminlon Not Beady Yet to Hear Duke Com pany'f Protest Washington Aug 11— (AP) — Frank R McNinch chairman el the Federal Power Commission said today setting a date for hear ine the protest of the Duke Power Company of Charlotte N C against granting a license to Greenwood County South Carolina for a municipal hydro-electne plant would be delayed Until tha county's application is formally filed The county has notified the com-mission its application probably would be ready within 30 days McNinch said A $2767000 public works allotment has been granted Grjen wood County for the project The Duke company carried its protest to the Power Commission when a PWA board of review refused to recommend abrogation of the allocation The Duke Endowment througli Its beneficiaries including Duke University of Durham N C also is a party to the protest The En-dowment receives about 60 per cent of its money from the Duke company JEFFERSON DESCENDANT PASSES IN ASHEVILLE Richmond Aug 11— Lewis Car ter Randolph 57 member of an old and distinguished Virginia family and a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson died Thursday night in Ashevllle C and will be buried there tomorrow afternoon according to advices here today He was stricken ill recently while visiting his wife and son John Randolph who had been making their home in Asheville for several years He was connected with a publishing house in Baltimore He was a great grandson of Martha Jefferson daughter of Thomas Jefferson who married Thomas Mann Randolph one of the early governors of Virginia L C SALTER ACCEPTS FEDERAL POSITION L C Salter has resigned as direc tor of field service for the State Farmers Cooperative Exchange in the western section of the State M G Mann general manager an nounced yesterday following a spec-ial meeting of the board of direc tors Mr Salter who for nine years prior to his employment with the Cooperative Exchange was with the State Department of Agriculture has taken a position with the U S Department of Agriculture as associate agricultural economist Identify Victims Topeka Kas Aug 11— (AP)— Wint Smith head of the Kansas state highway patrol said today three men shot to death by patrolmen near Emporia Thursday as suspected bank robbers had been identified tentatively as Ed ("Whitey") Mitchell Tom Finn and Ike Yusler all with criminal records in Missouri Kansas or Oklahoma Undergoes Operation LaGrange Aug 11— Miss Isabella Creech daughter of Mr and Mrs R G Creech of LaGrange was carried to Parrott Memorial Hospital in Kinstort Thursday alter noon where she underwent an operation for appendicitis on Friday morning from which she is recovering nicely MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS! don! 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