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Burlington News, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1923, Burlington, North Carolina Devoted to Upbuilding Alamance County and to the Beet interest of Our People. Vol. No. 40 Burlington, N. C., Fridday, January No. 77 Ominous War Clouds Again Overshadow The Orient ELON ADMINISTRATION BUILDING DESTROYED EARLY THIFlVIORNING iT FIRE BELIEVED TO HAVE CAUC AFTER WATCHMAN HAD RETIRED u ML Hil LIST -M "Sheriff" Hamilton Was for a Long Time-Sheriff of This County and Liked by All. iTHE FUNERAL HELD HERE Washington, Jan. House J- A. Hamilton, well kr.sv.-n jImmigration committee sent out- throughout this county mid a resident Body Will Arrive This After- noon and Funeral Held Tomorrow Morning. sidcred. One of the most import- ant is President Harding's recom- mendation that all aliens be required to register several times a year so to Burlington for burial. The body will arrive in Burlington this after- noon on train No. 22 and the funeral will be conducted from the Presby- ESTIMATED LOSS TO COLLEGE 1C TUOI V'UT TO RF AROI IT 000 I redraft the present 'three per centlof Alamance county and Burlington 15 1 HUUUH 1 1 U Dt I -.immigration1statu.c into such shape I for many years, died at his home at ____________ 'as will stand as a permanent Mount Ulla, in Rowan county, last _ A score or more changes will b'e eon- light, and the remains will be brought The Burlington Fire Department Was Called and Made Rapid Run to Rescue Elon College early today suffered a fire loss estimated at more than when a conflagration of undetermined origin gutted the three-story Administration building, reduc- ing it to a smoulderfng heap of ashes, above which the ragged walls rose ghost-like to greet the dawn. believed to have caught between 4 and 6 o'clock, after the night watchman had retired from duty. It' was discovered about 6 o'clock. According to the president, W. A. Harper, it is possible that the loss also includes most of the records the institution, which were in the building in safes. Ordinarily these .iron eases are able to withstand fire, but in this case the heat was very intense and until the fire has cooled sufficient to allow a search and inspection of the safes it is uncertain as to the fate of these valuable papers of record. BIG EUROPEAN NATIONS MOBILIZING TROOPS- PREPARING FOR WAR INVASION APPROVED BY ITALY AND BELGIUM a close tab can be kept on their ac- terian church tomorrow at 10 o'clock, tiviiies and pace at which they as-jThe interment will be in Pino Hill simbliate American ideals. cemetery. .___________________I The deceased was 80 years of age land leaves a wife, and one daughter] and one sister. He was born in this county near Mebane and was sheriff of the county for eight years, being elected in 1888. For many years he was connected with the Carolina .Cot- ton mills, later moving to Burling- ton, where for 20 years he was vice- Paris, Jan. and Italy approved and Britain did not oppose France's plans to inflict further penalties on Germany lor reparation defaults, it is announc- ed. Replies were received by France from Italy and Belgium acquiescing to the proposal to erect a customs1, barrier around Rhineland Ruhr. England, while not approving, raised no objec- tion to measures concerning the left bank of the Rhine. New York, call to the local firemen for help came about o'clock, and they greater and grander heights." That hurried to the scene; but the fire seemed to express the spirit of ev- had such headway that their service eryone connected with the inslHu- was of little avail other than to pro- tion. Into the gloom they looked with tect adjoining buildings had they be- a penetrating glaze, and beyond, .crr.e endangered. ..The college, fire- through the ragged walls, beneath the II lijliffi CI5E Harrison, Ark., Jan. on sixteen indictments have been re-1 i president of the Elmira Cotton mills turned by Boone county grand jury, with thu. mjn opening with the price at S4.04. This against persohs wanted in ]ie a farm ;n Rowan j recession reflected the recall of the tion with acts of alleged sabotage j county and moved to that place in against the Missouri, North Arkan-11917, where he has lived since. showed a loss of nearly a cent at the iga sas railway, will bo made today. Armed with warrants Sheriff Mad- dox and corps of deputies started out to .take into custody the men numcd in indictments. 'It is men also fe'usht-v'iliantly, but against smoAIderihg'.' dr-bfis they could sec the general'opinion that the .men odds too great to conquer. The fire upward a bigger and better j indicted have fled and will, not be had too great a start, the building Elon. and fixtures were dry, and the flames swept through with speed and de- termination. The Loss Includes. All the class room fixtures, includ- ing those of the class fraternal or- ganizations, besides the college li- brary which was value at No Excitement. Thu excited class, those who be- come hysterical at the sight of a blaze, were not at Elon. There was evidence of hundreds of young peo- ple having been aroused from their sleep somewhat in advance of their custom c[ waking up, but all were The total amount of insurance car- orderly, well poised and showed little ried on the building, fixtures, etc does not exceed Not to Close School. Arrangements for the continu- ation of the classes was to he decided at a meeting of the faculty at 10 sign of hysteria. Girls appeared with the kinks uncombed from their hair, and a boy-or so was seen about still robed in pajamai, but this is attrib- uted to haste in getting personal ef- OFFER REWARD FOR MASKED ASSAILANTS. fects from the building rather than "Sheriff" Hamilton, as he was fa- miliarly known throughout .our coun- ty, was an old Confederate soldier with an honorable record: he was a member of the Presbyterian church, and-an elder, and was always faith- British debt commission following a failure to arrive at an agreement with the Am'erican commission over the interest on the British debt. Fractional gains were scored by Steel, Studobaker, Bald- win and other industrial favorites at the opening. Republic Irori ,and RUSSIANS MARCHING TO MEET POLES, READY TO AID GERMANY TURKISH ARMY BEING MOBILIZED AND DECLARE WAR INEVITABLE French Have Ring of Steel Around Big German Industrial Center in Ruhr Berlin, Jan. has notified France and Belgium there is danger of a coalition of allied and German forces if occupation of the Ruhr Valley is extended further toward Muenstar. Essen, Jan. main arteries of German industry, canals and railroads, that carried fuel and steel from the Ruhr to the rest of Germany is gripped by the French invaders of the Rhineland as additional punitive measures to enforce coal deliveries went into effect. There is now no road out from the Ruhr not controlled by French armed forces. In face of the additional penalties and threats of courtmrfr- tinl for the Ruhr's most prominent mine owners, further seizure of territory, Germany has remained adamant in stubborn op- position against the will of the owners, the National Coal Com- mission repeated their prohibition against deliveries of coal to France and Belgium. The French have seized barges of German coal on the Rhine and Rhineland Canal near Duisberg. Barges held up and the captain's papers taken away. found. Scores of members of the "Citizens Court" who have conduct- ed investigations of the deportation of the men alleged to have been I engaged in the work of sabotage have commissions as ofh'cers, it is understood. Twelve of the band to be arrest- ed are said to be oilicials of Boone county. Mayor Clute and three members of the city council'will ten- der their resignations Monday, it is reported. ful to his church aim to' tub work of Steel made a new high on thu his church.- He was a member of j cry to 48 7-8 in response tjl a re- 1 the Burlington Presbyterian church, sumptien of preferred dividends. never having moved his membership. Opening prices were: Intel-national j He was well known throughout this j Paper, 53 1-2, ofi' 1-S; Steel, 105 3-4; counly and had a host of friends- vvl'o up 1-1 American Can 81 ]-2; Union will be grieved to of his death. Pacific, J30 1-4, olf )-2; General -'Motors 13 7-R. j SIX PROMINENT GERMANS WILL BE COURTMARTIALED DusSeldoi-ff, Jan. German industrialists of the Ruhr, including Fritz Thyssen, son of August Thyssen, will be court-'" rnsrtialed charged with disobedience of or- ders of the occupied zone, it is announced this afternoon. STATE FINDS ITSELF WITH DIG i SUM IN TREASURY. MARSHAL LAW PROCLAIMED IN MEMEl. Berlin, Jan. law has been proclaimed in Memel by Lithuanian troops who seized the city on Monday, according to reports here. S, H ES IGTJGiE recommendations to the general as-1 Washington, Jan. this week. a tentative agreement between js ]lel.0 state's British-American debt funding com- j as by the commis- mission appeared dim as tin: two i sion an in- It is any excitement of unusual tories and vacant store buildings in the village will be utilized in this- move. BuildJng 34 Years Old. Built in. 1889 when there was lit- tle in Alamance county, the building stood for 34 years a monument to her founders, an inspiration to those whose labors have gone into the ser- vice of teaching within her walls, and a beacon to the youth in search of higher education. Through the doors of this structure, thousands have passed to gain knowledge, and. going out have planted themselves in the vanguard of humanity strug- gling upward. No Personal Injuries. Fortunately there was no one in- jured in the rush that always attends rapidly, and at an early hour visitors automobile truck to the scene were increasing every i hour. Boys' Dormitory Catches Fire. A second- fire o'clock when a blaze was discovered ".ier, at Thomasville last Wednes- day night, it learned here today. I Names of persons olfering the re- started about S ward were not given out for publi- cation, but it was explained that the between the ceiling and roof of the money has been provided by citizens terest to be paid by Britain on the Of two years ago were war debt is approximately for aboiit "in excess of the The British propose three-! illt.0me as indicated at that per cent, but it is understood this the income of the state ivas flatly rejected by Americans. created the surplus. COTTON SEED SHOW INCREASE y g RECORDS FQUND HEAR Washington, Jan. DlsiNTEGRATION IN FII.E5 TRADES UNON PROTESTS AG'AINST ACTION OF FRANCE. Amsterdam, Jan. International Trades Union exe- cutive committee decided to communicate with all joint or- ganizations regarding possibility of action protesting against the occupation of the Ruhr by France. The executive com- mittee also appealed to labor to be prepared for action, Kut warned against embarking on thoughtless ventures. TURKISH ARMIES READY FOR SAYS WAR INEVITABLE. Constantinople, Jan. Turkish armies at Daridiza and Harek arc marching in war-like review before Mustapha Kemai Fasha. The Turks moved up to the frontier line drawn around Constantinople. 'Mustapha Kemal, head of the Angora government, commander in chief of the army, declared war in the Near East is inevitable unless Europe changes her men- tality. new boys' dormitory, threatening who wish to see the perpetrators of Strayhorn, his assailants, he said, took him to a vacant lot, and after "0 With a club or- stay away from Thorn- from the smouldering flames in the burned building. Local Firemen Called Again. Hardly had the iocal firemen rt turned to their station here when a !ttsXlllc- rsv- beyond. Stirring Scenes. vented the loss of the second build- The college campus was the scene j iflgl the use of chemicals being' suf- of stirring activity among the stu- dent body. From both the girls' and ficient to stop the headway of the flames. The damage was estimated boys' dormitories the students pour- (at IJ500. ed with their baggage and worldly' .belongings, and those resident of the upper stories, knowing the congest- ed doorways below, scattered their belongings from the windows to the ground below and then carried them Home distance to safety in case the buildings were to catch. Girls dem- onstrated their match to their mascu- line brothers, and transported heavy trunks to safety with as much speed, alacrity, suppleness and freedom from strain us the more athletic moulds of the nicnfolks. The cam- pus was literally congested with ev- erything to be found, in the college room, but the pennant of. Elon, the "Muroon and Gold" fluttered defiance amid the smoke and ruin us it to broadcast to the world: "You may burn we to the ground, lint I am in: dostructnb'le. I wiii c'ao again to Marion, 111., Jan. case of five men accused of participating in the Hcrrin massacre, will go to the jury today. Judge Harwell prepared (.0 charge tho jury as court unciicd. L is expected the chaw lake-uary there will be r.penal ex- i Assistant Secretary Rose of the sen-, NEW YORK COTTON MARKET ale, found time ravaged records of; Open Hihgh Low Close the session ot congress in an January March May .27.D2 27.90 27.00 unlishted, musty room beneath the .27.7S 2S.05 27.72 2S.OS terrace of the capito'.. a fire of this kind. A line was j the second run was made in thrown about the burning building Hess thun live- minutes, the chemical; at a safe distance and none ventured truck being used, am! that the time- Courthouse, Bas rop, La., Jan.; IS. Iv arrival of the local firemen pre- -Fred Eubanks, 18, a close friend of E. N. Gray, was.a member of the. blackhoocled band which kidnapped j Watt Daniels, Thomas F. liichards, J. L. Daniels, Tot Davenport, and W. C. Andrews on the Bastrop-Mer Kouge road August 2J. Eubanks was in one of the cars held up by the mob searching for Daniels and the rest of the party. Gray is the first, j man to be identified in any way so as to connect the masked parly who j stopped the car with the murder of Daniels and Richards. ..27.05 28.28 27.OH 28.28 The Monroe Doctrine message has July ......27.72 27.00 27.05 27.08 i been kept in the files of the senate, October ..20.15 20.50 20.11 20.SO and when, taken out was so britUe it December 20.30 25.90 to fall apart. Experts Spots 28.15, 55 points up. jwiil attempt its preservation. GRADED SCHOOL TO HAVE SPECIAL EXERCISES FRIDAY Tomorrow morning, Friday, Jan- only a few hours. PRESIDENT IS BETTER. Washington, Jan, Harding, Buffering from an attack of grippe, is fooling better, it Is said at tho White housof. Ho may .not np- pcnr at the office today but is cx- cruises at Droad street ginded school !in honor of tho birthday of Houert K. Lcc. The exercises will begin at and will continue for about half an hour, and the public is in- vited to bo present. The members of the n. U. C. and Veterans arc especially invited to ntlclid those ex- pected to work some in his study, j CALENDAR. Today. Thursday, January 18. p. m.: liurlington chapter, Royal Arch Masons, Masonic hall. p. m.: -liurlington Music Club, with Mrs. llnnild Katon, Mebane street. January 19. p. m.: Junior Order, Odd Fellows' hall. p. m.: Hasket ball game, high school auditorium. p. m.: Reception by Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Montgomery, in hon- or of Mr. and Mrs. Krwin Mont- gomery. Saturday, January 20. Alamance County Council, Courthousjt, Crahani. RUSSIAN ARMY MOVING IN WAR-LIKE PREPARATION. Stockholm, Sweden, Jan. Red A-rnis are on the move and the "war-like situation" has been declared in the Smolensk Military District, according to Moscow reports to Stockholm. The soviet troops at Vitebsk have been ordered held in readiness to march southward in full war equipment. Pontoon bridges have been thrown across the River Dwina. The Red troops. apparently preparing to move to Poltosk, from which point an attack upon Draslav, now held by the Poles, seemed likely. There was talk of Russia aiding Germany :j the latter de- cided to resist the French invasion by force of arms. Appar- ently the present troops movements is entirely a Russian en- trprise, however. s m mm ITU, Hi BUT OF 'FRANCO-BELGIAN LINE OF 75 MILE G1KDLES ALL OF RUHR 1 Brussels, Jan. French! land Ik'lgan front ill the German- i llhinelaml, which now completely en- circles the Ruhr, is approximately 75 'miles long. j It extends from Hussoldorf thru j iRatigcn, Hattingcn, Dnrt-i jmund, Ilaslrop, I liuer, Haniborn, Essen, Dortmund, Wetten and other big in- jdustrial cities. i More than 3BO square miles of 1 German soil have been occupied since Franco-Uolgian military move- 'monl began. New Orleans, Jan. hraii'1'' of the Kansas "irord l-'or organization has been established in this city for the purpose of boost- ing the Detroit automobile magnate as tilt! Democratic raiuiiilalo l'or tin- presidency in I'.iU-l. IVtition.s Ford's behalf v.-ill ln> circulated ali over the city next it is said. MEMORIAL Y. W. A. j HAVE SALE. I The Y. W. A.- oC Jlocutt Memorial' church will sell home-made candy I Friday evening and Saturday at'tei1- i noon .at the United Store on Logan j 'street. The sale begins Kridiiy cvon-i ing at G o'clock, 300 ARRESTED IN SIBERIA FOR PLOTTING A REI'UIiLIC London, .Ian. Thi-ou hundred arrests have made by the .Mos- cow Soviet in Siberia following dis- covery of a plot by n White Cuard organization In establish an auton- omous republic, paid a dia- patch from It is r'.'porU'd dram! Duke Michael, hrtohor of the former Rus- sian cv.ar, is fostering the organi- zation. Micjiacl is reported in Siberia recruiting anti-Soviet forces. ROIIK-, Jan. from lioiidon of an offer by Italy to me- dia'.e between France and Germany on the reparations question were de- rlare-d authoritatively yesterday to have no foundation. Italy ban, however, repeatedly stingested that, in taking steps to I obtain reparations, no recourse be had to military and even favored a civilian as the heail of the Mission sent into the Ruhr, instead jot' a military man. TWO KGGS FKICE OF SHAVE IN GERMANY, Oi-i.i.i.-i.ruil. HiiVKi-ia, Jan. "Shnvo, two CSK'S; haircut, fouir." Sn reads the now adopted by tito barbers of Oi'hsenfurt in an ef- fort 10 strike a reasonable medium K'lwcoii the rising costs of. living and the falling value of tho mark. shampoos are not listed,
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